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A Popular Treatise on the Hair: Its Growth, Care, Diseases and Their Treatment

by Leonard, C. Henri

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Published
1879
Condition
Very Good
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No Additional or Previous Printings
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$48.00

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Detroit: Post and Tribune Job Printing Company, 1879. 316pgs+adv. Very Good condition hardcover, black cloth spine, blue boards gilt lettering and design to front board and spine. A 1" closed tear to top margin of title page. Edges and corners rubbed. Clean and sound, with vintage druggist's stamp on front free endpaper: " Beebe, Druggist and Grocer, Boschee's German Syrup,… Read more
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The Hair. It's Care, Diseases and Treatment.

by O'Donovan, W.J.

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc., 1930. x.218pgs. Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover. Pages slightly aged-toned, binding sound, clean and unmarked. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photos. Vintage text on hair diseases, health and treatment. Index of Illustrations. Sections: Preface, The Arrangement of Human Hair, Ectodermal Defects, Development, Abnormalities of Development, Scarring Alopecia, Seborrhoea capitis,… Read more
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A Treatise on Diseases of the Hair and Scalp

by Hubbard, S. Dana

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1928. xv.500pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover. Some rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Owner name on free front endpaper, for which there are several small tears where ir overlays the binding, which is firm and intact. A dense and thorough reference in early to mid 20th century hair and skin anatomy, physiology, disorders,… Read more
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The Healing Garden. Gardening for the Mind, Body and Soul

by Search, Gay

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781553662648
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$22.00

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Ontario, Canada: Winding Stair Press, 2002. 176pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, as new, pristine throughout. Contents: Gardens of the mind and spirit, Herbs for health, The healing power of color, The power of flowers, Water, Water everywhere, Low-allergen gardens, Afterword, Acknowledgments, Bibliography and websites, Index. ISBN 1553662644. Book# 2613.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Jonathan… Read more
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The Garden Maker's Manual

by Alexander, Rosemary and Richard Sneesby

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881927047
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$30.00

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Portland, OR, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2005. 191 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket. As new. Pristine and generously illustrated throughout with color photographs, drawings and diagrams. Contents: Introduction, Paths & Paving, Steps & Ramps, Walls, Changing Levels and Containing Earth, Fences, Rails and Gates, Timber Decks and Surfaces, Garden Structures & Furnishings, Water. Materials. Bibliography. Acknowledgements. Index. Oversized book.… Read more
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ROOTED IN THE SPIRIT. Exploring Inspirational Gardens.

by Gilmer, Maureen

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780878339389
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$20.00

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Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1997. 4to. 194 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Richly illustrated throughout with photography by Jerry Pavia. Sections include: Hallowed Ground: Why We Create Inspirational Gardens, The Biblical Garden, The Water of Life: Fons Vitae, Enchanting the Landscape, Monasteries and Missionaries: Vita Contemplavita, Mary's Gardens: Salve Regina, The Memory Garden, The Celestial Garden,… Read more
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image of The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrics in the English Language. Revised and Enlarged. Two Volumes in One.

The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrics in the English Language. Revised and Enlarged. Two Volumes in One.

by Palgrave, Francis T., Editor

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Very Good
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Later Edition
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New York: Dodge Publishing Company 404+295pgs. Very good condition attractive blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine. Circa early 20th century, not dated. A few small faded spots to cloth largely on rear cover. Owner name on front free endpaper. Text clean with no markings. Includes prefaces, index of writers with dates of birth and death and index of first… Read more
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America Illustrated

by Williams, J. David, Ed.

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Published
1874
Condition
Very Good
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No Previous Printings Indicated
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$126.00

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New York: The Arundel Print, 1874. 121pgs. Very Good condition chocolate brown hard cover, illustrated front board, all edges gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, owner signature lightlty pencilled on front free endpaper, small faded spot to rear board, binding sound, text and illustrations clean throughtout. Copyright 1874 with no previous printings indicated. This book is all about the engravings illustrating… Read more
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image of The Travels of Marco Polo. Travel and Topography. Everyman's Library No. 306.

The Travels of Marco Polo. Travel and Topography. Everyman's Library No. 306.

by Masefield, John; Rhys, Ernest

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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$18.00

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London: J.M. Dent & Company, 1936. xvi.461pgs+ 15pgs adv for J.M. Dent titles. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, No. 306 in the Everyman Library series. Gilt lettering to spine, very little external wear, binding tight, clean and unmarked but for previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. A rather entrhalling and engrossing account of the travels of… Read more
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image of The Family Companion and Physician, on Reformed Botanical Principles, Treating of the Symptoms and Remedies of Acute Diseases, in Men, Women, and Children, Together With a Short Lecture on the Laws of the Many Nervous Diseases to Which We are Subject.

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Owego, New York: Unknown, 1862. v.120pgs. Very Good condition brown hardcover with embossed design and gilt lettering to front cover. Binding tight, slight wear to edges and corners. Vintage family medicine guide replete with recipes for various ailments for everything from poison ivy to rabies to cholera. A lecture on "The Laws of Many Nervous Diseases" and the dangers of… Read more
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image of Bedrock Geology and Asbestos Deposits of the Upper Missisquoi Valley and Vicinity, Vermont. Geological Survey Bulletin 1122-B.

Bedrock Geology and Asbestos Deposits of the Upper Missisquoi Valley and Vicinity, Vermont. Geological Survey Bulletin 1122-B.

by Cady, W.M., A.L. Albee, A.H. Chidester

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good+
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No Additional or Previous Printings
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Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office., 1963. v.78pgs+ large 24'x32" foldout colored map and a 9"x14" foldout table of "The Correlation of the Rock Formations of North-Central Vermont and Adjacent Quebec". Very Good+ condition, clean, undamaged. Envelope in back cover for map and foldout table. Main Sections: Abstract, Introduction, Geology, Intrusive igneous rocks and associated alteration products, Metamorphism, Structure,… Read more
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Mineral Resources of the Pine Mountain Primitive Area, Arizona. Studies Related to Wilderness Chapter J.

by Canney, F.C. And W.L. Lehmbeck and Frank E. Williams

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1967
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Very Good+
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Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office., 1967. vi.45pgs+2 large foldout maps about 32"x40", in rear envelope, clean, unmarked, undamaged. Sections: Summary, Geology and Mineral Resources: introduction, investigations, geology, mineral resources; Economic Appraisal: introduction, acknowledgments, mining claims, economic appraisal, potential of areas adjoining Pine Mountain Primitive Area-metals, nonmetallics, mineral fuels, conclusions; References Cited; Illustrations. 2 figures within text and 2… Read more
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Unique Handmade Books

by Golden, Alisa

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806958132
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$20.00

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New York: Sterling Publishing, 2001. 160pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Detailed photography and instructive diagrams throughout. Chapters: Shaped and Themed Books, Accordion-Fold Books, Pocket Books, Thick Sewn Books, Transforming Everyday Life, Cloth Books, Collaborations, Compilations and Exchanges, Layers and Recesses, Containers: Protection and Display, Materials and Methods. Conclusion. Contributors. Index. Metric Conversion Chart. [Please note the dimensions of this… Read more
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The Art and Craft of Handmade Books

by LaPlantz, Shereen

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781579901806
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$19.00

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New York: Lark Books, Sterling Publishing, 2001. 128pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pictorial cover and boards with detailed photography throughout. Everything needed for the aspiring hobbyist as well as experiences artist to learn how to make handmade books in a variety of binding forms. Sections: Introduction, Basics, Vocabulary, Tools, Techniques. Project Section: Concertina, Slit Concertins, Star Tunnel Book, Pamphlet… Read more
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Surveying

by Breed, Charles B.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Not Stated
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$18.00

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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1942. xv.495pgs. Very Good+ condition green leatherette covered with gilt lettering to front and spine. Owner name neatly printed opposite his personal bookplate of a ship at sail on front endpapers. Internally pristine, binding tight, illustrated throughout with drawings, diagrams, charts and tables. Chapters: Surveys and Their Purposes-Sources of Surveying Information, Measurement of Distances,… Read more
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The Wine Merchants' Book of Recipes

by McWilliam, D.M.

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Condition
Very Good
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No Additional or Previous Printings
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$190.00

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Glasglow: William Gilmour, Jun. & Co. vii.106+pgs. Very Good condition wine-colored cloth hardcover. Faint spotting to front cloth as pictured, otherwise clean, sound and unmarked within. Not dated. Circa 1927. [Bound in with title page is a warning statement from the Preservatives Act of 1927 banning the use of salicylic acid as a preservative while allowing sulphur dioxide or benzoic… Read more
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The Harvard Classics Vol. 38: Harvey. Jenner. Lister. Pasteur. Scientific Papers. Physiology. Medicine. Surgery. Geology.

by Eliot, Charles W., Editor. [William Harvey, Edward Jenner, Lord Lister, O.W. Holmes, Louis Pasteur, Charles Lyell]

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
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No Additional Printings Indicated
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$24.00

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New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1910. 440pgs. Very Good condition cloth hardcover, top edge gilt, very dark green (almost black) cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. Green decorated endpapers. Frontis picture of Louis Pasteur in his laboratory from the painting of Albert Edelfelt. Small round smudge at top edge of title and frontis inner margin as pictured, otherwise clean… Read more
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Designing Jewelry with Semiprecious Beads.

by Gover, Kim

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
3rd Printing
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$20.00

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Colorado, USA: Interweave Press, 2009. 127pgs. Fine condition softcover pb, new condition. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. In addition to detailed itechniques and projects, this book stands out for the detailed descriptions and photographs of the stones themselves, organized by color, with their individual geological characteristics and metaphysical attributes. In addition there is a guide for sourcing and evaluating materials… Read more
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image of Poe. Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Prepared, and Edited, with a Commentary, By Louis Untermeyer; Illustrated with Lithographs By Hugo Steiner-Prag. The Heritage Sandglass Number 6G

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New York: The Heritage Press, 1943. 4to. ix.214pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover, no jacket. Clean and unmarked, blue top edge very slightly faded near headband, spine decorated in red, blue and gold. Heritage Press Sandglass Number 6G pamphlet laid in, with biographical information about thepoet and the illustrator. The editor's introduction is followed by the poems, sonnets, essays, notes and… Read more
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The Natural Food Garden. Growing Fruits and Vegetables Chemical-Free.

by Lima, Patrick

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559582025
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$14.00

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California: Prima Publishing, 1992. 4to. 154pgs. Very Good+ softcover, shallow bump to top rear corner, otherwise clean and unmarked. Color photography throughout. A thorough treatment on all aspects of natural organic vegetable gardening without pesticides, fertilizers or herbicides, including design, soil preparation, seed starting, seasonal crop planning, and perennial vegetables. Chapters: Breaking New Ground, Earth Care, By Design, Spring Steps,… Read more
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