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The Pearl Buying Guide
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The Pearl Buying Guide

By Newman, Renée

Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.: International Jewelry Publications, 1992. Complete number line at copyright page. Covers clean, colors bright, no reading creases at spine, minor edge and handling wear. Illustrated with two pages [eight color photos] and throughout with B&W photographs. Pages [186 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . First Edition, First Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.00

MR. WILSON'S CABINET OF WONDER: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology
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MR. WILSON'S CABINET OF WONDER: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology

By Weschler, Lawrencd

NY: Pantheon Books, 1995. Complete number line at copyright page. Signed by author at title page with brief dedication and line drawing. Dust jacket clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's dust jacket design©. Pages [163] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Illustrated throughout with B&W art reproductions, photographs, one color plate. Media Mail, Priority & most International shipping include free tracking information.. Inscribed By Author. Stated First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine-/Near Fine-. Illus. by Various Artists & Photographers.

$12.00

Country Living: Innovation and Design. What Is It? What Is It Worth?
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Country Living: Innovation and Design. What Is It? What Is It Worth?

By Rosson, Joe L.; Helaine Fendelman

House of Collectibles, 2007. Complete number line at copyright page. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Covers clean, colors bright, no reading creases at spine, minor edge wear. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's cover design©. Pages [194 including index & bibliography] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition First Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Various Photographers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Antique Glass
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Antique Glass

By Sandon, John

Suffolk, United Kingdom: Antique Collectors' Club, 1999. One of the Starting to Collect series. NON price-clipped dust jacket [£ 12.50] in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, a little edge and handling wear, small area with mild surface abrasion [label removal?]. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's dust jacket design©. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Pages [190 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Navy boards, clean, bright gilt lettering, decorated endpapers, minor shelf wear at extremities. PO's address lable at fep. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good-. Illus. by Various Photographers.

$14.00

How to Collect Stamps

By Harris, H. E. & Co.

Florence, Alabama: H. E. Harris & Co, 1993. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's cover design©. Covers clean, colors bright, no reading creases at spine, minor edge wear. Pages [220 including map index and map key] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Illustrated throughout with B&W photographs and art reproductions. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Various Artists & Photographers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.00

Of Mice and Men [Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather]
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Of Mice and Men [Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather]

By Steinbeck, John

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1977. Quarto [4to] size [not 8vo]. New in shrink wrap. Bound in full, genuine leather [brown], bright gilt embossed decorations and lettering, five [not three]-hubbed spine, mauve moire fabric endpapers, pink satin ribbon page marker, bound in. [Instructions on how to care for Easton Press leather-bound books are laid in]. Printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. Smyth Sewn (also known as Section Sewn binding & concealed muslin joints. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions. 165pp, AEG [all edges gilt]. "George and Lennie, two migrant workers on a California ranch, dream of owning their own farm. When the young wife of the ranch's angry, possessive owner ends up at the center of a life-altering incident, that fantasy comes to a poignant end. Steinbeck's sparse and beautiful narrative explores the bonds of male friendships and the limitations of the American Dream" [Easton Press]. Also available at time of posting this listing from the same series and publisher in new condition: Candide by Voltaire; The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane; The Decameron by Boccaccio. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information and insurance for US destinations. . Full-Leather. New/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Martin, Fletcher . 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$49.00

The Decameron
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The Decameron

By Boccaccio, Giovanni, Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1980. Quarto [4to] size [not 8vo]. New in shrink wrap. Bound in full, genuine leather [dark red], bright 22 karat gilt embossed decorations and lettering, five-hubbed spine, amber colored moire fabric endpapers, gold satin ribbon page marker, bound in. [Instructions on how to care for Easton Press leather-bound books are laid in]. Printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. Smyth Sewn (also known as Section Sewn binding & concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with color frontispiece of author and B&W art reproductions [wood-cuts in the Renaissance manner]. 536pp. AEG [all edges gilt]. "During the middle ages, ten young noble men and women gather in a villa outside Florence to escape the plague. The 100 tales they tell to pass the time - from comedy to tragedy, from moving romance to bawdy farce - form one of the western literature's richest story treasuries" [Easton Press]. Also available at time of posting this listing from the same series and publisher in new condition: Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck, The Red Badge of Courage by S. Crane; Candide by Voltaire. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Full-Leather. New/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Kredel, Fritz. 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$28.00

The Red Badge of Courage [Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather]
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The Red Badge of Courage [Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather]

By Crane, Stephen

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1980. Quarto [4to] size [not 8vo]. New in original shrink wrap. Bound in full, genuine leather [burgundy], bright 22 karat gilt embossed decorations and lettering, four-hubbed spine, amber colored moire fabric endpapers, gold satin ribbon page marker, bound in. [Instructions on how to care for Easton Press leather-bound books are laid in]. Printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. Smyth Sewn (also known as Section Sewn binding & concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with sepia drawings by J. S. Curry and a frontispiece of author by Edward Vebell. 170pp, AEG [all edges gilt]. "Crane's unflinching portrait of a soldier's fear during the American Civil War and his drive to overcome it set a new standard of realism for all war novels to follow" [Easton Press]. Also available at time of posting this listing from the same series and publisher in new condition: Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck, Candide by Voltaire; The Decameron by Boccaccio. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Full-Leather. New/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Curry, John Steuart . 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$28.00

CANDIDE, Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather
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CANDIDE, Collector's Edition Bound in Full Leather

By Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1977. Quarto [4to] size [not 8vo]. New in shrink wrap. Bound in full, genuine leather [dark gray], bright 22 karat gilt embossed decorations and lettering, three-hubbed spine, amber colored moire fabric endpapers, gold satin ribbon page marker, bound in. [Instructions on how to care for Easton Press leather-bound books are laid in]. Printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. Smyth Sewn (also known as Section Sewn binding & concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with color art reproductions and B&W drawings. 131pp, AEG [all edges gilt]. "All is for the best in this best of all possible worlds. Voltaire's brilliant satire on unbridled optimism follows the sunny Candide on his journey through a world filled with misfortune as he tries to reunite with the love of his life [Easton Press]. Also available at time of posting this listing from the same series and publisher in new condition: Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck, The Red Badge of Courage by S. Crane; The Decameron by Boccaccio. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Full-Leather. New/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Sauvage, Sylvain. 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$25.00

Jet Journey
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Jet Journey

By Wilson, and Robin Scagell [editors]

NY: Viking Press, 1978. Complete number line at copyright page. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions and photographs. Pictorial boards, clean, colors bright, minor edge wear at extremities. Pages [59 including index] clean, unmarked, sewn binding sound, slight lean to spine; one page with 2" split at bottom next to hinge, two small areas at endpaper and title page with surface abrasion. Behind the scenes at an airport; Build your own Concorde model; Flying a giant aircraft. Explains activities both at an airport and inside an airplane. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine-/No Jacket as Issued ?. Illus. by Various Artists & Photographers. 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$32.00

Cougar Canyon
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Cougar Canyon

By Bledsoe, Lucy Jane

NY: Holiday House, 2001. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 16.95] in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear. Hard to find as a NON-ex libri copy. A stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's cover design. Red boards, clean, green spine, bright gilt lettering, minimal shelf wear at spine ends. Pages [130] clean, unmarked, binding tight, slight lean to spine; faint moisture marks at bottom edge of feps, endpapers, and very faint at back bottom edge of dust jacket. After hearing that people are planning to kill a mountain lion in the wilds near her neighborhood, 13-year-old Izzie decides that it is her duty to protect the animal. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine-/Near Fine-. Illus. by Wallner, John [jacket].

$26.00

Whirlaway Hopper
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Whirlaway Hopper

By Ziemer, Gregor and Edna

Bobbs-Merrill Co, 1962. School library copy but appears to never having been checked out. No external marks and one stamp at front and rear endpapers are the only marks. Nice clean copy. Illustrated throughout with B&W art reproductions. NON price-clipped wrap around dust jacket [$ 2.95] in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear. Pages [96] clean, unmarked, library binding tight and square. Pictorial boards, clean, colors bright. Original and entertaining adventure story about two grasshoppers, Whirlaway and Smarty, who were carried away on the radiator cap of a car. Whirlaway finds out that Smarty is a coward and it is he who gets them out of predicaments. The authors have taught in many areas of the world and Mr. Ziemer was the founder and headmaster of the American Colony School in Berlin, Germany. His book "Education for Death" about his experiences there served as the basis for the movie "Hitler's Children". Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine-/Near Fine-. Illus. by Pomerantz, Norman. Ex-Library with Minimal Marks.

$68.00

Wildlife America: A Collection of U.S. Commemorative Stamps
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Wildlife America: A Collection of U.S. Commemorative Stamps

U.S. Postal Service, 1987. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Pages [56] clean, unmarked, staple binding sound; last page is designed for mounting a pane of stamps. The images of the individual stamps are accompanied by photographs and a description and history of the animal depicted on the stamp. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and handling wear. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information. . Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Photographers and Chuck Ripper [stamps]. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Oriental Rug Primer: Buying and Understanding New Oriental Rugs
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Oriental Rug Primer: Buying and Understanding New Oriental Rugs

By Jerrehian, Aram K., Jr

NY: Facts on File, 1980. Complete number line at copyright page. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 12.95] in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear, lightly sunned spine. Pages [223 ] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Illustrated throughout with color photographs [60 plates on 32 pages] and B&W drawings. Burgundy leatherette boards, clean, bright gilt spine lettering, a little display wear at extremities. PO's name at endpaper. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine-. Illus. by LaRiche, Michael [photography]; Suzanne Clee [illustration]. 4to - over 9 3/4 - 12" Tall.

$9.00

Wildlife Stamp Album
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Wildlife Stamp Album

By Peterson, Roger Tory

Washington, D.C.: National Wildlife Federation The collection in this album consists of 10 issues all in fine condition, years 1968 through 1977. The 1976 issue has a special title: "Historic Wildlife Conservation Stamp Album: The Bicentennial Commemorative Collection". All stamps are affixed and I have found none missing. The stamps are printed in color from original art by such artists as Maynard Reece, Fracé, Don Malick, Ripper, A. E.Gilbert, Eckelberry, DRE et al. The ringbinder album has a burgundy leatherette cover, is clean, blind stamping, gilt decorations and lettering, with minimal shelf wear; just a few narrow, mild scratches at back. Included is a forty-one year, 4-page index categorized by image types and are in alphabetical order for each type which are: Animals [3 pages], Plants [flowers, lichens, mushrooms, trees], Habitats and Public Lands [1 page]. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

Awesome: The Power of Prayer
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Awesome: The Power of Prayer

By McGhee, Fletcher

Pentland Press, Inc, 1997. This copy includes a printed note by the author stating that the publisher made a printing error on page 91. The note states what should have been printed and deleted. Author claims that he could not get the publisher to correct the error and has therefore included this note. The note itself has a typo! Instead of typesetter it reads "typewetter" :-). Also laid in is a receipt for $38.95 signed by the author. The book itself is signed by the author with dedication at half title page. 112 pages. A rather unique copy. Stock image [photo] is an accurate representation of the book's cover design. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Inscribed By Author. Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Trade Paperback. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$48.00

Mary Emmerling's American Country Details
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Mary Emmerling's American Country Details

By Sheehan, Carol Sama

NY: Clarkson Potter, 1994. Dust jacket clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge and handling wear. A stock image photo] is an accurate representation of the listed book's dust jacket design©. Complete number line at copyright page. Pages [208] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Two scribbles at rear endpaper and one at rear dust jacket flap. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . Stated First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine-. Illus. by Various Photographers.

$4.00

Biffy
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Biffy

By O'Leary, Frank

Austin, Texas: The Steck Company, 1962. First Edition state is based on the fact that in 1962 the publisher was still known as The Steck Company. In April 1965 the Publications Division was turned into a separate corporate entity entitled the Steck-Vaughn Company [Texas Archival Resources Online]. The actual size of the book is 7 1/4 wide and 9 1/4 tall. Pages [32] clean, unmarked, binding tight. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions. Rust colored cloth boards, clean, brown decorations and lettering, fine condition except for minor color loss at spine ends and slight lean to spine. Wrap-around dust jacket in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, a little edge wear, small bits missing at front top edge; top corner of front flap has been removed with a small price stamp [$2.00] apparently substituted for the printed price. The story revolves around a mountain goat named Biffy, left by his mother and brought home by a rancher to live with the children called Doll and Buck. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by O'Leary, Frank. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Watermelon
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Watermelon

By Butts, David P. And Addison E. Lee

Austin, Texas: Steck-Vaughn Co, 1968. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 2.25] in new archival mylar, mostly clean [two tiny spots], crisp, colors bright, a little edge wear. Olive green cloth boards, clean, green lettering. 47 pages. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions. Story not only of the watermelon but also an introduction to the study of plants and how they grow, develop seed, and produce fruit. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Warren, Betsy.

$20.00

All By Himself
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All By Himself

By Clark, Kay

Youngstown, Ohio: Plakie Toys, 1950. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions. All pages [ten unpaginated] are printed on linen, sewn binding is sound. It is a story about a boy learning to dress himself and in addition to the colored drawings, six pages have various small, actual items of clothing sewn onto them: a snap, a button, a zipper, a buckle with part of a belt, a corner of a hankie and the top part of a shoe with laces tied into a bow. Each page has one or two small, mild spots, front cover page has several. They all appear to be age discolorations rather than dirt stains. The top and bottom of the pages are zig zag cut and may be prone to a little fraying. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Cloth. Very Good-/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Shaw, Allen. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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