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Tricks with Cards. Containing Explanations of the General Principles of Sleight-of-Hand Applicable to Card-Tricks; of Card-Tricks with Ordinary Cards, and Not Requiring Sleigh-of-Hand; of Tricks Involving Sleigh-of-Hand, or the Use of Specially Prepared C

By Professor Hoffmann

Good hardcover, no DJ. Pictorial paper over boards backed with brown cloth; front cover is full color inset picture of card players in frame with small card pictures beside and below, titles above; unprinted spine; pale peach end papers. Clean covers and spine with light scuffing and general age darkening; rubbing wear at fore corners, boards just exposed; light edge wear; tightly bound; newspaper article tipped in between front fly leaf and frontispiece with some acid offset on facing pages; clean interior with slight general age darkening; leaves remain supple. 8vo, 145 pp + 4 pp adverts; many illustrations throughout.

$135.00

Peter Basch's Glamour Photography

By Peter Basch

4th printing. Good softcover. Side-staple bound under glossy paper wraps; pictorial front cover. Lightly scuffed/soiled covers; small tears at spine ends; tightly bound; slight rusting on staples; clean interior. 8vo, 144 pp; many photo illustrations.

$11.25

Ought American Slavery to Be Perpetuated?: A Debate Between Rev. W.G. Brownlow and Rev. A. Pryne. Held at Philadelphia, September, 1858
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Ought American Slavery to Be Perpetuated?: A Debate Between Rev. W.G. Brownlow and Rev. A. Pryne. Held at Philadelphia, September, 1858

By Brownlow and Pryne

1st edition. Very Good hardcover, no DJ. Brown calico-grain cloth over boards; covers blind stamped with central mandorla in floral and strapwork frames; gilt stamped titles on spine; pale tan-yellow end papers; tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits of each speaker. Clean, square covers and spine; slight general fading; rear cover has light color damp staining at top fore corner - interior not affected; tightly bound; foxing of front and rear fly leaves and fo facing page of each; bright, clean interior; supple leaves. Sabin # [8708]; Roorbach. 12mo, 305 pp + 6 pp adverts.

$145.00

Enchanting Beauty

By Alfred Cheney Johnston

1st edition. Very Good softcover in Good original box. Metal spiral-bound with semi-gloss stiff card covers; front cover with red and black titles and full color nude; 94 black and white full page photo plates (frontispiece and 93 numbered plates). Bright, clean covers; few faint scuffs on rear cover; very faint foxing along front cover fore edge; light rust at few points on metal spiral; light foxing on inside front cover and facing blank fly leaf; bright, clean interior; 1 cm area of paperlift on plate 59 and on plate 78; faint foxing on blank rear fly leaf. White box has same full page color plate on front as front cover; box is sound and complete; lightly scuffed/soiled with few small stains; light foxing along edges. 4to, 93 plates printed recto only. 5 intro text pp; 3 text pp at rear are author's notes and short reviews/endorsements by notables, including Norman Rockwell.

$535.00

Annual Report of the Selectmen of East Hartford. October, 1882.

By Ashbel Gilman, Lawrence V. Lester, John H. Elmer

Good softcover. Side-staple bound under blue paper self-wraps. Lightly scuffed front cover is clean but has some age darkening along edges; rear cover same and has a witnesses oath written out in long hand "you do solemnly swear that..."; 1 inch closed tear in cover at spine tail; tightly bound; clean interior with slight age darkening along page edges; leaves remain supple. 8vo, 29 pp.

$18.00

In the Name of the Devil - Witches, Witchcraft, and Witch-Persecution

By Ronald Seth

Good softcover. Clean, square, lightly scuffed covers and spine; some age darkening on spine and along cover edges; tightly bound; clean interior with general age darkening. 16mo, 219 pp.

$6.25

Green Mountain Murder

By B. Comfort

Good softcover. Clean, lightly scuffed covers and spine; creasing on front cover and on spine; tightly bound; light, clean interior. 16mo, 200 pp.

$9.25

Girl Beautiful, Volume Eight
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Girl Beautiful, Volume Eight

By Graphic Arts Press

Very Good softcover. Staple-bound with glossy self-wrap covers, black/white photo and titles on front and rear. Clean covers; lightly scuffed; tightly bound; light, clean interior; very slight rusting of staples at center-fold. Oblong 8vo, unpaged (48 pp) consisting of 2 text pp and the rest full page b/w nude photos.

$39.50

Girl Beautiful, Volume Seven
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Girl Beautiful, Volume Seven

By Graphic Arts Press

Good+ softcover. Staple-bound with glossy self-wrap covers, black/white photo and titles on front and rear. Clean covers; lightly scuffed; 1/4 inch closed tear at front cover top edge; tightly bound; light, clean interior; slight rusting of staples at center-fold. Oblong 8vo, unpaged (48 pp) consisting of 2 text pp and the rest full page b/w nude photos.

$35.00

The Model Poses, Volume One
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The Model Poses, Volume One

By Graphic Arts Press

Very Good softcover. Staple-bound with glossy self-wrap covers, black/white photo and titles on front. Clean front cover; rear cover lightly scuffed with faintly mottled appearance; tightly bound; light, clean interior. 2 pp text intro; all other pp are full b/w nude women photos with small inset describing lighting placement. 8vo, 30 pp.

$42.00

Amateur Craftsman's Cyclopedia. A complete manual for the home-workshop enthusiast with detailed working drawings and instructions for making toys, novelties, sporting equipment, models, furniture, house and garden conveniences, radios, photographic acces

By Popular Science Monthly staff

1st edition. Good+ hardcover, no DJ. Beige cloth over boards with black panels on front cover and spine, red and beige titles. Clean, square, lightly scuffed covers and spine; very slight fraying at rear cover fore corners; tightly bound; clean interior with slight general age darkening; leaves remain supple. 4to, 400 pp; 'over 1400 working drawings, diagrams and illustrations'. See, OCLC #1837781.

$52.50

Before Our Time: A Pictorial Memoir of Brattleboro, Vermont, from 1830 to 1930

By Barry, Harold A.; Michelman, Richard E.; Mitchell, Richard M.; Wellman, Richard H.

Good softcover. Glossy pictorial covers. Lightly scuffed covers are clean but front cover along lower edge near spine has small area of damp stain; tightly bound; clean interior but for small area of damp stain visible on some prelim pages at lower edge and small area along top edge of some interior pages. Oblong 4to, 160 pp; index; many photos, maps, illustrations.

$15.25

The Great Flood of 1936: A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Conn.

By Burton Deford Dechert, Jr.

Good hardcover, no DJ. Blue coarse linen-grain cloth over boards, gilt titles in frame on front cover, unprinted spine. Clean, square covers and spine; slight fading at spine tail on to covers from damp exposure; clean interior but for faint damp stain at lower gutter visible on some pages. Oblong 4to; 40 leaves, printed recto only; b/w photos with text captions. See, OCLC #214296390.

$29.25

The Ex-Detective

By E. Phillips Oppenheim

Very Good hardcover in Good- DJ. Reprint edition. Green cloth over boards, black design and titles on front cover, black titles on spine. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; slight age darkening at cover joints; tightly bound; clean interior with slight general age darkening; leaves remain supple. DJ is clean, lightly scuffed with light edge wear; 1 inch closed tear at front cover/spine head; 1 x 2 inch chip missing at rear cover/spine head. 12mo, 272 pp. See, OCLC #7696435.

$18.25

The Reason of Prayer

By Henry Ward Beecher

Good+ hardcover in original glassine dust wrapper. White cloth over boards; front cover with gilt stamped floral design and titles on left half and chromolithograph sailing picture with floral surround on right half; two color title page. Clean, square covers and spine; rear cover with light irregular age darkening; spine slightly age darkened; right rear cover has some rubbing wear along tail edge; tightly bound; lacking front free end paper (and frontispiece?); light foxing on title page and following page; clean interior. Glassine dust wrapper is complete but for some chipping along edges. 16mo, 57 pp. See, OCLC #9258214.

$17.25

Krishna as Shrinathji: Rajasthani Paintings from Nathdvara

By AMIT AMBALAL

1st edition. Very Good hardcover in Very Good DJ. Dark blue boards with white titles on front cover and spine; colorful lotus flower end papers. Bright, clean, square covers and spine are As New; light dust spotting on text block top and fore edges; tightly bound; bright clean interior; very slight age darkening at some page edges. DJ is clean and complete; lightly scuffed; foxing-like spotting on inner face along top edge. 4to, 177 pp; biblio; glossary.

$73.75

The Messenger 1976 (Yearbook)

By The Students of Leland and Gray High School

Very Good hardcover, no DJ. White morocco-grain semi-gloss cloth over boards with blue design and titles on front cover; pictorial end papers. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; lightly scuffed; slight age darkening at cover edges; tightly bound; clean interior with slight age darkening at page edges. Small 4to, 88 pp; many photos.

$27.00

The Messenger 1974 (Yearbook)

By The Students of Leland and Gray High School

Very Good hardcover, no DJ. White morocco-grain semi-gloss cloth over boards with green Peter Max style cover art and gilt titles on front cover; color photo end papers. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; slight age darkening at cover edges; tightly bound; clean interior with slight age darkening at page edges. Small 4to, 92 pp; many photos.

$30.00

The Messenger 1972 (Yearbook)

By The Students of Leland and Gray High School

Very Good hardcover, no DJ. Green morocco-grain semi-gloss cloth over boards with orange titles on front cover; color pictorial end papers. Bright, clean, square covers and spine; tightly bound; clean interior with slight age darkening at page edges; light pencil notes next to some student photos. Small 4to, 96 pp; many photos.

$27.00

The Favorite Son: The Story of Joseph

By J.H. Willard

First edition. Very Good hardcover in Fair DJ. 'Children of the Bible Series' (No. 3). White semi-gloss cloth over boards; front cover with gilt filigree and titles on left third and gilt and blue circular designs with central color picture on right two thirds; pale orange design end papers (Sternick format no. 1). Light brown DJ is uncoated paper with floral line decoration on left with title within (Sternick format no. 1). Bright, clean, square covers and spine; very limited foxing-like spots along rear cover edges; tightly bound; 1/2 inch tear at lower front end paper hinge; owner name in pencil on front free end paper; clean interior with slight general age darkening; leaves remain supple. DJ is complete; general age darkening with foxing along edges; 1.5 inch closed tear at front cover/spine tail joint; 1.5 inch closed tear at rear cover top edge; few short closed tears along edges. Small 12mo, 42 pp; illustrated. See, Sternick No. 63.

$19.00

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