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This Organic Life Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader

This Organic Life Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader

by Gussow, Joan Dye

VT: Chelsea Green Pub Co , 2001 Dust jacket good, edges rubbed. Green hard cover with gilt titles to spine. Good, bumping to corners, slight soiling. First edition, Inscribed by the author on half title page. "With green hopes, Joan Gussow" 273 pages with bibliography and index. A Real Goods Solar Living Book. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$30.00
An Affair with the Past

An Affair with the Past

by Guise, Byron E. and Eulalia T

This book contains a chronological collection of news stories detailing the important parts of the history of Marshall County, Kansas. Due to the size of this item, expedited or priority shipping costs will be individually quoted. Media Mail cost with the U.S. will remain as listed.
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$25.00
The Times Illustrated History of the World  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Times Illustrated History of the World - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Parker, Geoffrey

New York: HarperCollins Publishers. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0062700103 . A first edition/first printing in Fine condition in a Very Good+ dust-jacket with with some creasing to the front and general shelfwear; This comprehensive book is a comprehensive history of the world from prehistoric times to the present day. It is divided into eleven chronological sections, each covering a significant period in world history. The text is supplemented by... Read more about this item
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$40.70
Kreisa fronte. [Left Front.] 1930. No. 1

Kreisa fronte. [Left Front.] 1930. No. 1

by Laicens, Linards; Laicens, Olga

Rigā: Latvju Kultura, 1930. First edition. Published in only 1300 copies. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. Blue inkblots on title page. Spine artistically restored. Slightly trimmed. Overall in fine condition.. Cover designed by Ernests Kalis. Illustrated with photographic artworks.. Cover designed by Ernests Kalis. Illustrated with photographic artworks. First edition. Published in only 1300 copies. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. 47, (1) p. First issue of the third and last year of... Read more about this item
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$1171.20
Two Hundred Years of American Clocks & Watches

Two Hundred Years of American Clocks & Watches

by Bailey, Chris H

This profusely illustrated book is an excellent history of American clocks and their makers.
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$10.00
The Book of American Clocks

The Book of American Clocks

by Palmer, Brooks

With 312 illustrations, this book is in =very good condition with a dustjacket that shows edge wear and has some pieces missing. Due to the size of this item, expedited or priority shipping prices will be individually quoted. Media Mail cost within the U.S. will remain as listed.
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$10.00
Build Your Own Walt Disneys Cinderella Castle

Build Your Own Walt Disneys Cinderella Castle

by Rose, Alan

Perigee/ Putnam, 1982. 1st Edition large softcover, unused copy, no marks or writing, covers bright and glossy, have mild edge and spine wear. Immediate shipping w/tracking included.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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$395.00
England in the Age of Caxton  - 1st Edition/first Printing

England in the Age of Caxton - 1st Edition/first Printing

by Hindley, Geoffrey

New York: St Martin's Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312252749 . A charming first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in an alike dust-jacket; This book tells the story of the printing press and its impact on the development of English language and culture. It covers the life of William Caxton, the man responsible for the first English-language book, and the people and events that led up to and followed his invention.; 8vo... Read more about this item
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$42.90
Hitler's Last Offensive: The Full Story of the Battle of the Ardennes  -  1st US Edition/1st Printing

Hitler's Last Offensive: The Full Story of the Battle of the Ardennes - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Elstob, Peter

New York: The MacMillan Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1971. 1st US Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A bright first US edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor foxing to top edge and lightly bumped corners in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear; is the definitive account of the Battle of the Ardennes, one of the most pivotal battles of World War II.The Battle of the Ardennes was a pivotal battle of World War II fought between the Allies and the Nazis. The Allies were... Read more about this item
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$38.50
Failure To Appear: a J. P. Beaumont Mystery  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Failure To Appear: a J. P. Beaumont Mystery - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Jance, J. A

New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 068812674X . A nice first edition/first printing in Fine, seemingly unread condition in alike, dust-jacket; When J. P. Beaumont's ex-wife files for divorce, she expects J. P. to appear at the hearing to contest the proceedings. But J. P. doesn't show up--and his lawyer doesn't have a clue where he is. J. P.'s disappearance throws the entire hearing into chaos, and the... Read more about this item
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$40.70
Blackberry Wine  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Blackberry Wine - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Harris, Joanne

New York: William Morrow. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0380978725 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket; Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, tells the tale of writer Jay Mackintosh who decides to leave his stalled life in London and who purchases a farmhouse in a French village. There, hoping to regain the magic of golden childhood days he runs into a reclusive woman who will ultimately help Jay find himself... Read more about this item
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$75.90
The Bottle Factory Outing  -1st Edition/1st Printing

The Bottle Factory Outing -1st Edition/1st Printing

by Bainbridge, Beryl

New York: George Braziller. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0807607819 . First edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition, staining to bottom edge in a Near Fine, lightly edge-worn dust-jacket, signed and inscribed by author Beryl Bainbridge directly on the title page; Two Englishwomen working in a bottling factory in London becoming apart of a series of antic circumstances and farcical misadventures along with a troop of Italian immigrants when... Read more about this item
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$129.00
Hell of a Way To Die, A: Tarawa Atoll (20-23 November 1943)

Hell of a Way To Die, A: Tarawa Atoll (20-23 November 1943)

by Wright, Derrick

London, England: Windrow & Greene Ltd, 1996. Book. Good. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 474gms, 160 pages. This compelling account of one of the most savage battles of World War II draws upon the vivid memories of Marine veterans of those 76 terrible hours of close-quarter fighting. It is supported by photographs, drawings, detailed maps and appendices. Book is in good... Read more about this item
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A$40.00
Vinegar Girl

Vinegar Girl

by Anne Tyler

New York: Hogarth, 2016. SIGNED. 1st/1st. Like New. Stated First U.S. Edition. First printing with complete 10 number line ending with 1. Signed by Anne Tyler the title page. An Autograph Book Collector's Club June 2016 Selection by Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver. The book appears unread and is tight and square with solid hinges, sharp tips, and clean unmarred boards. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate, or markings and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. The dust jacket is unclipped... Read more about this item
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$43.00
Shopfronts

Shopfronts

by Evans, Bill and Lawson, Andrew

This is a collection of photos of English shopfronts.There is a former owner's name and pocket tag inside the cover. Due to the size of this item, expedited or priority shipping costs will be individually quoted. Media Mail cost with the U.S. will remain as listed.
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$10.00
From the Lorentz Transformation to the Dirac Equation: A Whirlwind Tour of Special Relativity

From the Lorentz Transformation to the Dirac Equation: A Whirlwind Tour of Special Relativity

by Davies, K Thomas R; Nydick, Daniel S

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Very good condition. The cover has some smudges on it and there is a mark on the top page edges. No markings or highlights. Comes from a smokers estate.
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$55.00
A History of the English-Speaking Peoples : The Birth of Britain ; The New  World ; The Age of Revolution ; The Great Democracies. In four volumes

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples : The Birth of Britain ; The New World ; The Age of Revolution ; The Great Democracies. In four volumes

by Churchill, Winston S

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1956 / 1958. 8vo. In 4 volumes. All volumes are first editions, published 1956 to 1958. Recently bound in half maroon morocco over red boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt devices & lettering. Spotting on vol. 1 title page, else a very nice set. This is a heavy set and may require additional postage if being shipped outside of Europe. . Near Fine. Half Morocco. First Editions. 1956.
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£750.00
Aircraft - How To Build and Fly Your Own

Aircraft - How To Build and Fly Your Own

by By the Editors of Plane & Pilot Magazine

This is a detailed guide to designing, constructing, and flying your own private aircraft. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, this hardcover book is an ex-library copy which retains the library card pocket on the front endsheet and the library number on the spine of the dustjacket.
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$12.50
When the Wind Blows  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

When the Wind Blows - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Patterson, James

Boston, New York, Toronto, and London: Little, Brown & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0316693324 . First edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author James Patterson on the title page; The novel tells the story of a family whose lives are turned upside down when their mother is diagnosed with dementia. The family must grapple with the challenges of caring for a loved one who is no longer able to take... Read more about this item
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$53.90
American Race Horses - 1936

American Race Horses - 1936

by Hervey, John

This book is a review of the breeding and the performances of the Outstanding thoroughbreds of 1936 engaged in racing, steeplechasing and hunt races. There is a former owner's bookplate inside the cover, and slight wear on the back. Due to the size of this item, expedited or priority shipping costs will be individually quoted. Media Mail cost with the U.S. will remain as listed.
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$50.00
The American Clock: A Comprehensive Pictorial Survey, 1723 - 1900, with a Listing of 6153 Clockmakers

The American Clock: A Comprehensive Pictorial Survey, 1723 - 1900, with a Listing of 6153 Clockmakers

by Distin, William H. and Bishop, Robert

With over 1000 illustrations, this is a very comprehensive guide to the history of American clocks. Due to the size of this item, expedited or priority shipping costs will be individually quoted. Media Mail cost with the U.S. will remain as listed.
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$12.50
Enameling - autographed by author

Enameling - autographed by author

by Bates, Kenneth F

Beginning with a brief history of enameling, this book goes on to discuss the tools, materials, and processes needed to become skillful in this rare form of art. This hardcover book is in good condition with slight scuffing on the cover and has a former owner's bookplate inside.
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$25.00
The Valley of Secrets

The Valley of Secrets

by Charmaine Hussey

Published by Saint Piran Press, Cornwall; 2003. **Signed by author** First Edition. Condition: Fine.Published in Cornwall and first launched at the Eden Project, this is an enchanting tale for children of all ages about a hidden valley in the heart of Cornwall. The book is in Fine condition with clean, bright pages. It is signed by the author to the title page.It would make any excellent gift and is sure to be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
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£25.00
The Galloping Swede - autographed by J. Hugo Aronson

The Galloping Swede - autographed by J. Hugo Aronson

by Aronson, J. Hugo and L.O. Brockman

This is the story of Hugo Aronson - a man who on oil rigs, drove a truck, was a banker, and eventually Governor of Montana. The book is autographed by both Aronson and Brockman.
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$25.00
Mortal Remains in Maggody  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Mortal Remains in Maggody - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hess, Joan

New York: Dutton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0525933689 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket; Maggody, New Hampshire is the setting for this novel about the aftermath of a family tragedy. The townspeople are left to deal with the death of the mother, the father's drinking, and the suicide of the teenage son. The novel follows the family over the course of a year, as they try to come to terms with... Read more about this item
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$49.50