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The Golden Land  ;  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature  An  Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature
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The Golden Land ; An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature An Anthology of Latin American Folklore in Literature

By Onis, Harriet De

[New York]: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover; blue cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition. In Very Good dust jacket with Clear protective cover. " A scarce folklore and magic realist retrospect of 54 stories by 44 authors. " ; 395 pp pages .

$20.00

Birds Over America
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Birds Over America

By Peterson, Roger Tory

[New York]: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover; blue cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Fair dust jacket with Clear protective cover. Jacket has three inch by four inch tare on back. " With eighty pages of photographs" ; 8vo ; 342 pp pages .

$40.00

The major features of evolution (Columbia biological series)
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The major features of evolution (Columbia biological series)

By Simpson, George Gaylord

Columbia University Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. " George Gaylord Simpson (June 16, 1902 - October 6, 1984) was an American paleontologist. Simpson was perhaps the most influential paleontologist of the twentieth century, and a major participant in the modern evolutionary synthesis, contributing Tempo and mode in evolution (1944), The meaning of evolution (1949) and The major features of evolution (1953). He was an expert on extinct mammals and their intercontinental migrations. He anticipated such concepts as punctuated equilibrium (in Tempo and mode) and dispelled the myth that the evolution of the horse was a linear process culminating in the modern Equus caballus. He coined the word hypodigm in 1940, and published extensively on the taxonomy of fossil and extant mammals. Simpson was influentially, and incorrectly, opposed to Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift. He was Professor of Zoology at Columbia University, and Curator of the Department of Geology and Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History from 1945 to 1959. He was Curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University from 1959 to 1970, and a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Arizona until his retirement in 1982. " ; 8vo ; 434 pp pages .

$25.00

MEN BEFORE ADAM
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MEN BEFORE ADAM

By White, Anne Terry

[New York]: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 305 pp pages .

$10.00

Victory Through Air Power
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Victory Through Air Power

By Seversky, Major Alexander P.de

New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 354 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket is heavily chipped and worn. Offesetting inside the cover along the edges with former owners name neatlly written on the pastedown, just under the flap of the dust jacket. ; 8vo .

$40.00

The Young and Secret
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The Young and Secret

By Rosman, Alice Grant

New York: Minton, Balch & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright yellow cloth with black lettering. Original dust jacket not price clipped, remains attractive although now edge worn and toned, (with removable clear archival cover.) Slight slant; edge soil. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1931. Original review from The Spector: "Miss Rosman's latest novel has all the qualities of a magazine story. A nice young man and a nice young girl meet over a dog-fight in Kensington Gardens. He is a sculptor and she has a pretty figure, and, luckily for both of them, the dog is just wounded enough to make it necessary for all three of them to visit the vet..." ; 8vo .

$30.00

Mary Jane Her Visit
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Mary Jane Her Visit

By Judson, Clara Ingram

New York; Newark N.J.: Barse & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1918. Hardcover. Later printing. Green board with black portrait design. Frontispiece plate and 3 full page line illustrations by Frances White. .A popular series written for girls from 5-9; the text font is large and easily read. Boards are bright with light shelf wear; the dust jacket is edge worn. Overall an attractive copy. ; 8vo .

$20.00

City in the Sand
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City in the Sand

By Chubb, Mary

[New York]: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. First American Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red and black boards in black jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " This book tells the story of Mary Chubb's travels in Greece and Crete with friends and her time working with a team of archeologists in Iraq in 1932. " ; 8vo ; 213 pp pages .

$15.00

Stronghold ; A Novel
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Stronghold ; A Novel

By Chidsey, Donald Barr

[New York]: Doubleday & Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 343 pp pages .

$15.00

Rickshaw Boy
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Rickshaw Boy

By Shaw, Lau; Translated by Evan King

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Translation by Evan King, Illustrations by Cyrus Leroy Baldridge. 383, [1] pages. Bright yellow board with reverse black baner title strip, soft ends. Name neatly penned along the top of the pastdown. A straight copy. Pictorial endpages in color. Dust Jacket is aged and worn along the edges and corner tips, otherwise quite attractive. Richshaw Boy is a novel by the Chinese author Lao She about the life of a fictional Beijing rickshaw man. It is considered a classic of 20th-century Chinese literature.; 8vo .

$70.00

Nancy Goes Girl Scouting
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Nancy Goes Girl Scouting

By Large, Jean Henry

New York: George H. Doran Company. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright mustard cloth over board with dark blue lettering and design on the spine and front board. Frontispiece portrait of "Nancy". An Official Girl Scout Publication, the introduction is by the authors sister, Lou Henry Hoover who was at the time of publication, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Girl Scouts. Mrs. Herbert Hoover was the wife of President of the United States Herbert Hoover and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1929 to 1933. The dust jacket is not price clipped; there are numerous large chips and creases. An uncommon title. ; 8vo .

$60.00

The Happy Hollisters and the Indian Treasure
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The Happy Hollisters and the Indian Treasure

By West, Jerry

Garden City, New York: Doubleday. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. Red cloth, black lettering. Pictorial end pages in two colors. Ilustrations by Helen S. Hamilton in two colors. 183, [1] pp. Clean tight copy. Dust jacket with some scaring on the front and worn ends & corners, remains an attractive bright copy. ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Flying Carpet
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The Flying Carpet

By Haliburton, Richard

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1932. Hardcover. Beautiful black cloth with silver lettering and design to the spine and front board; soft ends. 352 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Original dust jacket with chips on ends and corners. Map endpages toned. Gift inscription in exceptionally nice calligraphy, dated 1935 on the recto of the frontispiece. This is the book written by Haliburton who In 1930 hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens, for no pay but unlimited expenses, to fly him around the world in an open cockpit biplane. The modified Stearman C-3B was named the Flying Carpet after the magic carpet of fairy tales, subsequently the title of his 1932 best-seller. They embarked on "one of the most fantastic, extended air journeys ever recorded" taking 18 months to circumnavigate the globe, covering 33,660 miles (54,100 km) and visiting 34 countries.; 8vo .

$65.00

Behind That Curtain
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Behind That Curtain

By Biggers, Earl Derr

New York: Grosett & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. 337 pp. Early reprint. Red cloth with black text on cover and spine; faded spine, ex-libris plate inside cover; light discoloration on the endpages and edges. Original dust jacket; small edge chips and wear including stain inside the flap and surface soil, in archival clear cover. A nice copy in an attractive dust jacket. The third of the series, unusual because of the California vs. Hawaii setting. ; 8vo .

$30.00

Handwritten Instruction Booklet for Reticellis Lace
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Handwritten Instruction Booklet for Reticellis Lace

Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. c 1920. 4.75 X 2.5 " [30] pp. Completely written in legible hand, using blue ink with some pencil entries. Hand drawn illustrations in blue ink. Beginning with the material lists followed with instructions for Reticellis Lace followed by Italian Hemstitching, Tassel & Boarder instructions; the final page is a brief instruction for "Pillow" and "Cord." Illustrations at various steps. An unusual piece of homemaking history. Black textured card booklet; Heading of each page is a Maltine variation and date i.e. "Malto-Yerbine/ July 7". The partial front cover is completely detached; verso is a description of "Maltine Plain" and variations, paper damaged w/missing text. The inside of the back cover is an "Obstetrical Table. By W. Ely, M.D., Rochester N.Y. " .

$60.00

The Helmet of Navarre
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The Helmet of Navarre

By Runkle, Bertha

New York: The Century Co.. Near Fine. 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. x, [4] 3-470 pp. 12 plates including the frontis. An exceptionally handsome example of period binding. Brighht, navy cloth with silver decoration and gilt lettering; straight copy, clean with minor wear on the ends and a small hole on the spine strip. ; 8vo .

$80.00

Herbs in the Kitchen
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Herbs in the Kitchen

By Heath, Ambrose

London: Faber & Faber. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. Signed by Author . 160 pp. Inscribed by the author on the ffep and dated 9/53. From the library of Lucille Fillin with Fillin's bookplate AND laid in is the invoice from Cooks Books, Sussex England, for the purchase of 26 of "Ambrose Heath's cookery books," dated 1981. A solid copy with a few finger smudges, foxing along the edges and offset on the endpages. The dust jacket is bright, very lightly worn along the edges and is price clipped. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall .

$45.00

Rubies from Byron
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Rubies from Byron

By Byron, George Gordon (Lord Byron)

Boston: De Wolfe & Fiske Co. Near Fine. N.D.. Leather. c1890. Full limp leather binding; Arts & Crafts Movement embossed design with title block bordered and lettered in gilt. Victorian gift book embellished with gold flourishes and beautiful full page chromolithographic plates of flowers by Catharina Klein, (1861-1929). The frontispiece is a color portrait of Lord Byron with facsimile autograph, corner tip worn; title page with red and gold lettering and embellishment. [33] pp. All edges gilt. New white silk morie endpages, nicely done with some wrinkle at each hinge. An attractive, giftable collection. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$45.00

Saunterings in Spain. Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Cordova, Seville,  Granada. With Twenty Four Illustrations.
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Saunterings in Spain. Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Cordova, Seville, Granada. With Twenty Four Illustrations.

By Seymour, Frederick H. A.

E. P. Dutton. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1906. First American Edition. Hardcover. Hardback in VG condition Red cloth, gilt stamped and lettering on cover and spine; top edge gilt. Rough cut. Former owners name. 'S' written, on the spine. ; 8vo ; 308 pp pages .

$40.00

Conquest of Granada
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Conquest of Granada

By Irving, Washington

David Mckay. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine and cover, somewhat dulled. all extremities worn. Some foxing to preliminaries only. 16 illustrations; tissue guards with red lettering. Broken back hinge. ; 8vo ; 528 pp pages .

$25.00

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