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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
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Very Good
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Later Edition
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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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$75.00
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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Published
1963
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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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image of Mineral Resources of the Pine Mountain Primitive Area, Arizona. Studies Related to Wilderness Chapter J.

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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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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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806958132
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$22.00

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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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Published
1942
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Very Good+
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Not Stated
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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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No Additional or Previous Printings
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$196.00

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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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image of The Harvard Classics Vol. 38: Harvey. Jenner. Lister. Pasteur. Scientific Papers. Physiology. Medicine. Surgery. Geology.

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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Published
1910
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Very Good
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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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Published
2009
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Fine
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3rd Printing
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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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The Natural Food Garden. Growing Fruits and Vegetables Chemical-Free.

by Lima, Patrick

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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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Les Miserables. Edited with Introduction, Notes and Vocabulary By

by Hugo, Victor. Douglas Labaree Buffum, Ed.

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Published
1908
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Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1908. xvii.566pgs. Good condition vintage French language edition revised for students of the French language with an extensive vocabulary/French dictionary in the rear of the text. In addition, on endpapers and throughout text are notes in tidy light pencil. Several note papers are interspersed with additional penciled notes. Excellent for fans of Les Miserables… Read more
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image of Knots Untied: Or, Ways and By-Ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives. A Narrative of Marvelous Experiences Among All Classes of Society, - Criminals in High Life, Swindlers, Bank Robbers, Thieves, Lottery Agents, Gamblers, Necromancers, ...

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Hartford, CT: J.R. Burr and Hyde, 1871. xvi.665pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover. Case narratives of Civil War era New York police detective. Gilt decoration to front and spine, spine faded, edges and corners rubbed and frayed, with a one inch closed tear to upper left corner of front cover. Binding weakened but holding under front endpaper, sewn signatures remain… Read more
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image of Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included.

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Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions, 1986. 4to. 107 pgs. Very Fine condition black leather hardcover with gilt decoration and embossment to covers and spine with die-stamped 22k gold. All edges of textblock gilt. Gold marker ribbon bound into headband, marbled endpapers. Pristine condition of the privately printed English language edition translated from the German by Rosemarie… Read more
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image of A History of the Early Church to A.D. 500, A History of the Medieval Chuch 590-1500, A History of the Modern Church From 1500 to the Present Day [3 vols]

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London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1961. Three books covering both English and European Church history: A History of the Early Church to A.D. 500, Very Good hardcover in Very Good price-clipped jacket, includes comparative tables and three fold out maps in excellent condition, ix.300pgs, 1963; A History of the Medieval Chuch 590-1500, Good to Very Good hardcover with scattered… Read more
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image of Foundry Work. A Practical Guide to Modern Methods of Moulding and Casting in Iron, Bronze, Steel, and Other Metals, Including Many Valuable Hints on Shop Equipment and Management, Useful Tables, Etc.

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Chicago: American School of Correspondence, 1909. 150 pgs. Good condition red cloth hardcover. General exterior wear and smudging and spotting, with edge rubbing and a few chips to cloth on back board. Internally Very Good, clean and unmarked. Probably an Ex-Lib of some sort as there is remnant of bookplate torn from front fixed endpaper. No other marks or stamps.… Read more
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Traversing Gender. Understanding Transgender Realities.

by Harrington, Lee

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781942733812
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$16.00

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Alaska: Mystic Productions, 2016. 276pgs, Fine softcover, as new from publisher. Sections: What is Transgender? I. Journeys: 1. Sex, Gender and Orientation, 2. Diversity of Transgender Journeys, 3.Time Periods of Transition; II. Health: 4. Social Health, 5. Medical Health, 6. Sexual Health, 7. Mental Health; III. World at Large: 8. Transgender and the Law, 9. Challenges and Communities,… Read more
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Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia 2 volume set , vol 1 A-K vol 2 L-Z, with CD-ROM and companion volume Flora's Plant Names.

by Hogan, Sean

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780881925388
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$165.00

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Timber Press: Timber Press, Incorporated (Dioscorides Press), 2003. Fine condition 2 Volume Hardcover boxed set with CD-ROM and also includes the complementary softcover "Flora's Plant Names". All are in as new condition, and unused. Lavishly illustrated throughout with striking color photography. Page edges have alphabetized tabs for quick searching. The companion volume "Flora's Names" encompasses 20,000 entries indexed by… Read more
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A Book of Blue Flowers.

by Geneve, Robert

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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9780881924879
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$38.00

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Oregon: Timber Press, 2000. 8vo. 327 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dust jacket. First Edition. The title says it all. A brilliant, clear feast of blues. Color photographs throughout. A preface is followed by "Is That really A Blue Flower?" which features color wheels and charts, descriptions of the Munston color system and it's attributes of hue, value and chroma.… Read more
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A Natural History of Ferns.

by Moran, Robbin C.

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition with Corrections.
ISBN
9780881926675
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$25.00

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Portland, OR, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 2005. 301pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated with a section of color plates and interspersed with blackand white drawings by Haruto M. Fukuda. Informative and botanically detailed while remaining refreshingly engrossing and very readable. Following a Foreword by Oliver Sachs, there are 33 chapters divided into six main sections: The Life Cycle of… Read more
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