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The Dog
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The Dog

By Dinks, Mayhew and Hutchinson. Forester, Frank (Editor)

New York: W.A. Townsend, 1864. A GOOD+ copy of scarce early (1864) printing of 1857 edition. Authored by Dinks (Jonathan Peel), Edward Mayhew and William Nelson Hutchinson. Edited by Frank Forester (Henry William Herbert). Illustrated with 6 full-page engravings and 29 line illustrations in text. A clean, well-bound copy - the only marking a penciled owner name at top of title page. Bound in green cloth over beveled boards with blind embossing and gilt decoration of a hunting dog on front, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Pages are overall crisp, clean and near fine; scattered light foxing and corner creases to two leaves. Five of the plates have light to moderate toning or damp-staining; the last engraving (The Setters) is the most heavily toned. Cover is clean though the cloth on the front board is wavy; rear board has a damp mark that has faded the cloth along the bottom half of the cover. Cover edges moderately rubbed. Binding and hinges tender but intact, no splits or loose pages. Sections include the Preface, "The Sportsman's Vade Mecum", "Dogs and Their Management", and "Dog Breaking" which includes detailed information and advice on indoor training, tricks and hunting skills (fetching, retrieving, ranging, pointing, "backing" and more). 5-3/4 x 8". vi + 663 text pages plus plates and eight publisher advertising pages at rear.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. 8vo.

$39.90

The Fragrance and Flavor Industry
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The Fragrance and Flavor Industry

By Dorland, Wayne E.; Rogers, James A., Jr.

Mendham, NJ: Wayne E. Dorland Company, 1977. FINE 1977 Edition, SIGNED by author. Fine Hardcover in Near Fine decorative slipccase. Author inscribed the firs blank page, in blue ink "Presented personally to Clyde by the publisher. Wayne Dorland." A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages fresh and fine, tightly bound in light green flocked paper over boards with black cloth spine. Gilt-stamped titling on spine and front cover titled with black and color titles printed on front cover. Decorative printed endpapers. Binding and hinges tight and straight. Slipcover covered in light gray paper with decorative printed paper (matching endpapers) to side panels. Slight toning to slipcase edges, otherwise fine. A handsomely produced, thorough and carefully written treatise on the nature of essential oils and aroma chemicals, the categories into which fragrances and flavors fall, natural and synthetic raw materials, history of the industry in the United Sates , production processes, quality control, information on product safety and government control, and more. Written for those who work in the industry as well as who use fragrance and flavor materials in the manufacture of consumer products. Includes several black and white illustrations, Index of Proper Names and Subject Index. 6 x 9-1/2". xv + 444 pages. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Slipcase - Near Fine.

$33.25

Making Model Ships
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Making Model Ships

By Abbey, Staton; Carter, Alan N.; Warring, R.H.; Craine, Lt. Commander J. H

London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1957. 1957 First Edition. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. Pages clean and supple; the only marking to book is a rubber stamped identification on title page of the American distributor of the book. Bound in orange red hardcover, title stamped in black on spine. Cover lightly edge rubbed, otherwise fine. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Jacket is clean; front flap price clipped, edges lightly worn with a few small creases and short closed tears and there is some scuffing to the rear panel near outer edge. Four authors have contributed practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions for the novice modeler, from tools and equipment to hull construction, construction and design of speedboats, period ships, sail boats. racing models, twin-float hulls and other sea craft. Clear line illustrations and diagrams throughout plus 8 black & white photographic plates. 7-1/4 x 9-7/8". 80 pages plus photos. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$15.68

Nightshift NYC
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Nightshift NYC

By Sharman, Russell Leigh; Sharman, Cheryl Harris

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008. 2008 First Edition, First Printing with full number line. INSCRIBED and signed by both authors and the photographer. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Inscription on front free endpaper, in black ink, "Linda & Jack-- Thank you for your support. Drink coffee. Read this. Cheryl & Russell - Corey H." A pristine copy: clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound. Pages fine. Black hardcover, title gilt stamped on spine, is fresh and unworn. Jacket, with black and white photo by Hayes on front, is clean and complete - slight rubbing to rear panel; no tears, chips or creases. Binding and hinges tight, intact and straight. Yellow endpapers. Reveals a little-known side of New York City - the lives of thousands of men and women who work and live the night shift - cooks, coffee jockeys, guards, subway conductors, cabbies, fishermen, the homeless and more. Nighttime is its own unique social space. 24 full page black and white photos. 6 x 9-1/4"; 260 pages.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Hayes, Corey.

$20.90

It All Comes Back to Me Now: Character Portraits from the "Golden Apple"
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It All Comes Back to Me Now: Character Portraits from the "Golden Apple"

By O'Shaughnessy, William

New York: Fordham University Press, 2001. AUTHOR SIGNED. 2001 Stated First Edition, First Printing, FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Boldly inscribed on front free endpaper "For Lillian and Paolo - two of our New York treasures... Bill O'Shaughnessy." A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy, firmly bound in black cloth hardcover, title gilt stamped on spine, gilt apple stamped on front cover. Pages and cover are fresh and unworn. Jacket, with color photo of author on front, is bright and complete; two light surface scratches and bit of edge rub - no tears, chips or creases. Howard Stern has referred to O'Shaughnessy as "the conscience of broadcasting." 6 x 9"; xxix + 638 pages (including index) plus 24 pages of black and white photos.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$32.30

North-Country Sketches: Notes, Essays and Reviews
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North-Country Sketches: Notes, Essays and Reviews

By Neasham, George

Durham: Printed for the Author by Thos. Caldcleugh, 1893. 1893 First Edition (MDCCCXCIII printed on title page). VERY GOOD+ copy, clean and tightly bound copy in hardcover of marbled paper over boards with reddish-brown cloth spine and corners. Custom bookplate affixed to front pasted endpaper (a skull with initials PMF on forehead); 2 small clippings, as from a catalog listing, pasted to front free endpaper; lightly penciled and easily erasable listing of illustration page numbers on reverse of title page verso. Pages crisp, clean and near fine. Top edge gilt. 13 full-page black and white illustration plates plus 47 woodcuts by Thomas and John Bewick and their pupils. Cover is clean, lightly shelf rubbed but no frays or tears. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. A fascinating tour of England's north country, with articles and sketches on the country and culture including famous families, cities and towns, natural history, mining and miners; historic executions; ghosts, charms and omens; hunting; rails and roads; churches, schools, and much more. 5-3/4 x 8-3/4"; vii + 400 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Bewick, Thomas; Bewick, John. 8vo.

$152.00

November-Three-Three-Delta: Watch Over New York
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November-Three-Three-Delta: Watch Over New York

By Timolat, Lou

Riverside, CT: The Chatham Press , Inc., 1974. 1974, printing unstated, presumed first. VERY GOOD softcover. A clean, firmly bound copy in color pictorial paper cover. The only marking, slightly smudged is penned to front cover "chopper freq. 125.05". The marking is probably erasable. Pages are clean and near fine. Cover lightly rubbed and toned along edges. Binding intact, no cracks, no creasing to cover spine. Lou Timolat was a helicopter reporter for CBS, "THREE THREE DELTA" an abbreviation of the registration number on the WCBS traffic helicopter he flew. The book is filled with B&W aerial shots Timolat captured with his camera - massive traffic jams and plenty of accidents, unusual perspectives of city skies, streets, rooftops and parks. Front cover features a color photo of the World Trade Center twin towers silhouetted against a murky, sun-glinted sky. 8-1/2 x 10" 128 pages. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$45.60

Fort Apache: Life and Death in New York City's Most Violent  Precinct
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Fort Apache: Life and Death in New York City's Most Violent Precinct

By Walker, Tom

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1976 First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Very Good in Very Good price intact dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Light toning to page edges and edge of front free endpaper, text otherwise fine. Bound in blue cloth hardcover titled on spine in red and silver. Cover is clean, spine ends and corners rubbed with bit of white showing. Unclipped jacket, 7.95 price on front flap, is clean, moderately shelf worn with a few small scuff marks, tiny chips/tears/creases to spine ends and flap corners. Jacket is in a new archival protector. The South Bronx in it's most inglorious days. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4"; 195 pages . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$50.00

Merchants of Misery

By Buckwalter, J.A

Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Association , 1956 1956, printing unstated, presumed first. NEAR FINE hardcover. A crisp, clean, unmarked copy; firmly bound in brown cloth cover, gilt titled on spine and front. Spine a bit darkened, some small white spottings to rear cover, else fine. No jacket, possibly as issued. "Dope barons" traditionally trafficked to adults, but Buckwalter warns that by the mid-1950s, children were becoming the targets of this nefarious trade and stresses the importance of educating parents and instilling youth with deep moral convictions. Education and guidance are provided in this work. 12 B&W photos. Scarce. 5-1/4 x 8"; vi + 147 pages.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$90.00

A Collection of the Published Writings of the Late Thomas Addison, M.D., Physician to Guy's Hospital

By Dr. Wilks and Dr. Daldy

London: The New Sydenham Society, 1868. 1868 (1868 printed on title page. GOOD hardcover. Internally a very good copy, in worn cloth binding. Complete with portrait frontis of Addison, 3 chromolithographic plates and 4 black & white halftone plates. Pages clean and near fine. Custom owner bookplate and small bookseller label affixed to front pasted endpaper, owner name and 1907 date neatly penned on front free endpaper, small catalog numbers penned on contents page - no other markings. Brown cloth binding blind embossed boards and gilt portrait of Addison on front board. Cover spine perished and boards are fragilely holding. Binding of book block is firm, no loose or pulled pages. 5-1/2 x 8-3/4"; xxxi + 242 pages. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo.

$46.55

Training Young Horses to Jump

By Brooke, Geoffrey

London: Lawrence & Jellicoe Ltd., 1913 First British Edition with 1913 printed on title page. Very Good. A clean, well-bound copy. The only markings are owner bookplate on front posted endpaper, small owner label on first blank leaf with neatly penned note on facing endpaper of purchase date/price. Slight marginal toning to pages, otherwise fine; top edge gilt. Bound in green cloth hardcover, gilt titled on spine. Cover rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, spine cloth a bit darkened. Binding firm. 3 color plates with captioned tissue protectors and 34 B&W illustrations. Preface by Colonel J. Vaughan. No jacket. 5-1/2 x 9"; 118 pages. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$35.00

The Mathematicall Jewell. London 1585

By Blagrave, John

Amsterdam and New York: Da Capo Press/Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd., 1971. 1971 Facsimile Edition of the 1585 original. NEAR FINE. A fresh, totally unmarked copy in bright red cloth hardcover binding. Cover gilt titled within dark blue panels on front and spine. Publisher logo gilt stamped on front cover. Cream colored endpapers. Faint shelf-rub to corner tips and bottom edges of cover, otherwise pristine. One double-fold out illustration. 8-3/8 x 12"; 124 pp. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to.

$332.50

Elements of Geometry

By Legendre, Adrien-Marie

Cambridge, Mass: The University Press at Cambridge, 1819. 1819. Very early, possibly first appearance in America of the English translation of Legendre's classic textbook, 'Elements de Geometrie', originally published in France in 1794. This edition dated 1819 on the title page and published in "Cambridge, New-England" at the University Press, "For the use of the students of the University." Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf. The translator is not credited, though the translation matches that of John Farrar. Copies of this early edition are exceedingly scarce. The book is in Poor/Fair condition; worn with loss to text, yet exceptional as it includes 12 FOLDED PLATES bound at the end of the book. Originally half-leather bound with marbled boards, the spine has perished and the front board is detached. Title page detached but present. The book lacks the front free endpaper as well as pages preceding the title page. The first 10 text pages are missing. A 2-page Advertisement and 3-page Preface following the title page are present. There is no introduction. Pages end at 208, following the 'Notes' section and is followed by the plates section. General condition of the pages is good - title page is heavily toned but text has light to moderate foxing, with occasional small spottings and several penciled notations. The bottom half of page 199, the final page of text, before the Notes, has been excised, but no text is missing- the user removed the blank portion of the page, which was backed by a blank. Plates are rumpled and moderately edge worn but all are complete. Pl. 1 has some dark stains at the center and 3 plates have closed tears - the tears have not been taped or repaired. Trim size: 5-1/4 x 8-1/4". Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo.

$118.75

Serpico: The Cop Who Defied the System

By Maas, Peter

New York: The Viking Press, 1973 Advance Reading Copy. The 1973 bestseller and basis of the Sidney Lumet film starring Al Pacino. A Very Good copy, clean and well-bound. Previous owner name penned inside front cover and half-title page and a small ink cross-out on half-title. No other markings. Pages clean and fine. White paper cover with black printing is lightly rubbed, moderately sunned or toned along edges and spine. Some creasing to cover spine but it is a sewn pages and all pages are secure. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4"; 314 pages plus 4 pages of B&W photos. Soft Cover. Very Good. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$29.00

The Lore of the Unicorn

By Shepard, Odell

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1930 1930 First U.S. Edition. GOOD+. A generally clean, well-bound copy. Small color sticker of unicorn tapestry affixed to front pasted endpaper, no other markings. End papers lightly foxed/spotted; occasional spotting to pages and a few plates, mostly confined to outside margins. Most pages are clean and near fine. Bound in red cloth hardcover with gilt unicorn decoration on front, gilt lettering on spine. Cover is slightly edge rubbed and darkened along edges. Cloth along front hinge rubbed with some tearing, spine is soiled, the lettering on spine darkened. Binding and hinges firm and intact. No jacket. 6-1/8 x 9-1/2"; 312 pages plus 22 B&W plates. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.

$30.00

Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life
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Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life

By Carter, Jimmy; Carter, Rosalynn

New York: Random House, 1987 Stated First Edition, First printing (printing line begins with "2" per Random House standard procedure for Firsts.) NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD price intact dust jacket. SIGNED BY JIMMY CARTER, "J. Carter" in black felt-tip on front free endpaper. A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages fine, bound in hardcover of maroon boards with navy blue cloth spine; gilt lettering front and spine. Cover lightly edge rubbed, otherwise fine. Unclipped jacket has light shelf-rub but no tears, creases or chips. There is a small Doubleday Bookstore price label on rear panel - easily removed but we've left it for old times sake. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Binding and hinges tight. 6-1/4 x 9-1/2"; xvii + 198 pages. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$35.00

Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Vol. II (Dec. 1850 - May 1851)
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Vol. II (Dec. 1850 - May 1851)

By N/A

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1851. Pages clean, near fine - top edge gilt. Bound in hardcover of marbled boards with red leather spine and corners; spine gilt lettered within gilt-edged black panel. Cover is clean, spine leather a bit darkened. The cover is rubbed with abrasions to leather paricularly along hinges, spine ends and corners. Binding and hinges firm and intact. Contains Publisher's title page, Contents, List of Illustrations, and 864 pages packed with articles, fiction and poetry, opening with Goldsmith's "Deserted Village" and ending with "Two Leaves from Punch" and "Fashions for May." Includes an article on machinery and processes employed in construction of large marine steam-engines and "Sailing in the Air - History of Aeronautics." 144 line illustrations. 6-1/2 x 10". First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$45.60

The Untold Story of Milk: Green Pastures, Contente Cows and Raw Dairy Products
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The Untold Story of Milk: Green Pastures, Contente Cows and Raw Dairy Products

By Schmind, Ron

Washington, DC: New Trends Publishing, Inc., 2003 2003 Stated First Printing. Paperback. NEAR FINE. A clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages clean and fine. Paper cover, with full wrap color art, 'Fall Pasture' by Raymond Knaub, is clean, lightly rubbed at edges and with bit of light finger denting. Binding firm - no creasing to spine, no splits or cracks. First printing of the this important work on the traditional dairying cultures and the modern dairy industry, the politics of milk (including compulsory pasteurization, benefits of raw milk, and modern myths concerning cholesterol, animal fats and heart disease). Foreword by Sally Fallon. 5-1/4 x 8-3/8"; xx + 455 pages. First Edition Paperback. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$32.00

A Brief Account of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library
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A Brief Account of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library

By Cahoon, Herbert

Charlottesville, VA: The University of Virginia, 1960. 1960. NEAR FINE. SIGNED on half-title page, in blue ink by Cornelia H. Barrett and then signed and dated in black ink by Clifton Waller Barrett, (who signed C. Waller Barrett Apr. 30, 1960). Also, a custom color-printed folded invitation, bearing the name and family crest of Clifton Waller Barrett on front, is pasted to the front endpaper. It is the invitation to attend the April 30, 1960 presentation of the Library and the formal opening of the Barrett Room in the Alderman Building. (Clifton Waller Barrett, foremost collector of American literature, donated his illustrious collection to the library.) A clean, crisp and firmly bound copy. Bound in hardcover of blue paper over boards with gilt-stamped seal of the university on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. The color has faded along the spine and edges of the cover, otherwise this is a fine copy - pages crisp and clean. Binding and hinges firm. Tipped frontis illustration is a black and white photo of the Barrett Room. Preface by John Cook Wylie, Librarian. 6-1/4 x 9-1/8"; 35 pages. Signed by Subject. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$142.50

A Brief Account of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library

By Cahoon, Herbert

Charlottesville, VA: The University of Virginia, 1960. NEAR FINE. SIGNED by Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. - President of the University of Virginia - on title page in blue ink. A clean, crisp and firmly bound copy. Bound in hardcover of blue paper over boards with gilt seal of the university on front cover, gilt spine stamping. The color has faded along the spine and the top edge of the front board has a light rub, otherwise a fine copy - pages crisp and clean. Binding and hinges firm. Frontis illustration tipped in - B&W photo of library interior. Preface by John Cook Wylie, Librarian. 6-1/4 x 9-1/8"; 35 pages. Signed By Artist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$38.00

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