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HERE COMES NODDY AGAIN

HERE COMES NODDY AGAIN

by Enid Blyton

A Very Good hardcover in a Very Good dust jacket. Dated 1961 but appears to be a later copy. Clean, and binding is excellent. There are 61 pages.
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$15.00
GLACIER BAY : The Land and the Silence

GLACIER BAY : The Land and the Silence

by Bohn, Dave (Text & Photographs); Brower, David (Editor)

Alaska, AK: Alaska Nat'l Parks & Monuments, 1967. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/light shelfwear. First published by the Sierra Club. Monograph on Glacial Bay, Alaska w/5-years of photographs of Dave Bohn. Glacier Bay Nat'l Park & Preserve in Southeast Alaska west of Juneau, was established by President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, and expanded by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. A primary, historical reference. 60 pgs in 7 chapters.. First Edition. Soft Cover. NEAR... Read more
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$22.50
Mr. Davis's Richmond

Mr. Davis's Richmond

by Stanley Kimmel

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. , 1958. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Stanley Kimmel, Mr. Davis's Richmond, New York, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1958. Gray cloth hc with gilt battle-flag on front, 4to (28 cm), 214 pp, bw photos throughout. Ex-library (Good)/no DJ: ex-lib with stickers and stamps, covers wearing, minor po markings.
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$12.00
DANNY AND THE DINOSAUR : An I Can Read Book

DANNY AND THE DINOSAUR : An I Can Read Book

by Hoff, Syd

New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1958. Text/NEW & Bright w/trace soiling to pgs 11 & 20. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. A story of the best ever afternoon outing possible! Curiosity spurs little Danny to investigate a museum of natural history ... he sees many interesting things and then, he sees the dinosaurs! Ah, but to have one for a friend! Suddenly one such amiable, towering creature offers to "... take an hour or two off after a hundred million years" to play with him. The... Read more
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$64.50
THE PORTABLE NABOKOV (Originally Published as NABOKOV'S CONGERIES)

THE PORTABLE NABOKOV (Originally Published as NABOKOV'S CONGERIES)

by Vladimir Nabokov; (Editor, Introduction, Page Stegner)

New York: Viking Press, 1971. Text/As New w/losses to edges of first two pages. Softcover/Good; shelworn w/faint creasing to front & back corners, edge rubs, spine creases, and nips & chip to upper/lower spine edges. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to upper text block.Anthology of works of Russian-born-American Vladimir Nabokov (1899 - 1977), foremost of the post-1917 émigré authors. He wrote in both Russian and English, whose his works, including Lolita (1955) are... Read more
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$16.50
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY : The Penguin Trollope, 53 Autobiography (Trollope, Penguin)

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY : The Penguin Trollope, 53 Autobiography (Trollope, Penguin)

by Anthony Trollope

London, UK: Penguin Books, 1993. Text/NEW. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover w/photo portrait of Trollope/NF.Trace soiing to front cover verso & fEP. 335 pgs. in 20 chapters. Autobiography of long beloved English novelist and civil servant Anthony Trollope (1815- 1882) of the Victorian era, known for the series Chronicles of Barsetshire, Trollope was prolific & disciplined. . Having publsihing some 47 works including novels on political, social, gender issues & other topical matters,... Read more
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$28.50
The Golden Ocean

The Golden Ocean

by Patrick O'Brian

New York: John Day, 1957. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Patrick O'Brian, The Golden Ocean, New York, John Day, 1957, First American edition. Yellow cloth hc with blue or teal lettering on spine, plain endpapers, small 8vo (20 cm), [1-12] 13-316 pp including labeled drawing of HMS Centurion and "A CHART SHEWING The Track of the Centurion round the WORLD"; yellow paper dustjacket with ship illustration on front and ads on back. "The Golden Ocean is based on... Read more
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$350.00
JOURNEY IN GERMANY : Visaphone Interpret Series (GMS Edition)

JOURNEY IN GERMANY : Visaphone Interpret Series (GMS Edition)

by H. Buisman

Freidburg, Germany: Visaphone, 1962. Text/Strong & sound w/sporadic marginalia and underlining. Illustrated boards/sound w/nips, chips & surface wear. Published 1962 w/3 long-playing records (alas, NOT INCLUDED). Historic resource, via a German/English language guide prepared for English speaking travelers visiting 1960s Germany, Austria and Switzerland half-century past. Vernacular language patterns, with an emphasis on customs and characteristic of that era. 104 pgs w/engaging color line... Read more
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$14.50
CHERRY AMES CAMP NURSE

CHERRY AMES CAMP NURSE

by Helen Wells

A good+ hardcover in pictorial boards. There is slight bumping to the corners. No dust jacked as published. The only blemish is a previous owner's neatly inscribed signature on the front endpaper. A very clean and tight copy. There are 182 pages.
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$20.00
CHADWICK'S : WOOLIES FOR BABIES : 2nd Edition, 1945 (Book No, 224)

CHADWICK'S : WOOLIES FOR BABIES : 2nd Edition, 1945 (Book No, 224)

by Spool Cotton Editorial Staff

New York, NY: Spool Cotton Company, 1945. Text/Bright & clean. Vintage 1945 issue. Stapled softcover/VG; w/faint front creasing by spine & trace surface wear. 23-page pamphlet. Knitted or crocheted patterns for babies through size 3. Patterns include full layettes and several cardigans.. Second Edition, Book No. 224, 1945. Soft Cover/Stapled. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Knits,Babies,Toddlers.
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$16.50
SNAKES OF THE WORLD : Where and How They Live (THE WORLDS OF SCIENCE : Zoology)

SNAKES OF THE WORLD : Where and How They Live (THE WORLDS OF SCIENCE : Zoology)

by Raymond L. Ditmars

New York, NY: Pyramid Publications, 1931. Text/BRAND NEW w/trace margin discoloration. & Bright. Softcover/VG; strong & sound w/edge & surface wear, faint creasing to lower front corner, and soiling to back cover. An in depth excursion into the world of snakes guided by herpetologist Raymond Lee Ditmars (1876 - 1942), curator of reptiles & insects with the Reptile House of the New York Zoological Society located at the Bronx Zoo, and, whose personal collection of reptiles is lodged in the... Read more
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$12.50
TELL ME ABOUT THE BIBLE

TELL ME ABOUT THE BIBLE

by Mary Alice Jones

New York, NY: Rand McNally, 1945. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated blue boards/VG w/trace edge & surface rubs. DJ/VG w/rubs, closed tears, nips, chips & small losses to edges & surface wear. PO name to fEP. Introduction to the Bible for the young. First published 1945; this is a 1952 reprint. Companion volume to TELL ME ABOUT GOD, TELL ME ABOUT JESUS, and, TELL ME ABOUT PRAYER. Christian, interdenominational, Biblical quotes are printed within red borders. 92 pgs, illustrated in colour, in 12... Read more
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$24.50
THE GREEK STONES SPEAK : The Story of Archaeology in Greek Lands (Mentor ME1297)

THE GREEK STONES SPEAK : The Story of Archaeology in Greek Lands (Mentor ME1297)

by Paul MacKendrick

New York, NY: Mentor/New American Library, 1966. Text/NEW w/trace margin discoloration. Softcover/Good; sound w/edge & surface rubs, and creasing to lower front corner. Text blocks dyed yellow. A cultural history of Greece enriched by revelations revealed in archaeological findings. 430 pgs, w/line drawings, diagrams & photos, in 8 chapters: 1, The Aegean in Prehistory (to 1900 B.C.); 2, "Mycenae, Rich in Gold": Greece in the Later Bronze Age (1900-1125 B.C.); 3, Mycenaean Athens, the... Read more
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$14.50
THE JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY :  Vol  26, 1985 : No  1,  3 & 4 of 4 (Spring, No Summer, Autumn, Winter)

THE JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY : Vol 26, 1985 : No 1, 3 & 4 of 4 (Spring, No Summer, Autumn, Winter)

by John Kenneth Nichols (Acting Editor)

Tucson, AZ: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Soc, 1985. 3 ISSUES ONLY OF 4. 1985, Volume 26, Numbers 1, 3 & 4 of 4. For all 3 copies, Text/BRAND NEW. Softcovers/Fine; except No 3 w/erased note to upper front. Quarterly journal of Arizona history & adjacent regions (U.S. Southwest & US-Mexico borderlands) w/archival photos. Essays in the Spring issue include Fort Yuma & Camp Lowell, and the 1862 occupation of Tucson by Californian Union Soldiers. Summer : the MISSING ISSUE. Autumn... Read more
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$34.50
Shakespeare, The Man and his Stage

Shakespeare, The Man and his Stage

by Lamborn, E. A. G.; G. B. Harrison

London: Oxford University Press, 1939. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library. E. A. G. Lamborn and G. B. Harrison, Shakespeare, The Man and his Stage, London, Oxford University Press, 1939 reprint. Rust-brown cloth with black lettering and heart-spade border design, 128 pp, bw photographs and facsimiles including Shakespeare's handwriting. Chapters include Shakespeare's life, social history of his age, the Theatre, and (evolution of and influences on) his Plays. Fair+/no DJ: gutters cracked and joints... Read more
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$7.99
HORS D'OEUVRE ETC.

HORS D'OEUVRE ETC.

by Coralie Castle; Barbara Lawrence

San Francisco, CA: 101 Productions, 1973. Text/NEW & Bright w/check mark to pg. 58.. Light brown linen boards/NF w/trace creasing to lower front corner tip. DJ/None. Rich collection of traditional receipes for "in-between meal" dainty delights assembled from as far back as 3000 yrs from ancient Japan, China, Athenians, early Rome, Portugal, Italy, Syria, Turkey, Russia, and numerous other cultures. 286 pgs w/line drawings in 9 chapters: 1, Basics: Sauces, Stocks, Garnitures & Hints; 2,... Read more
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$26.50
THE WATER BABIES A Fairy Tale For A Land Baby

THE WATER BABIES A Fairy Tale For A Land Baby

by Charles Kingsley

Ginn and Company, Boston, 1916. A very good hardcover. No jacket as published. Florence Liley Young (illustrator). In beige cloth covers with illustration and green and black border on front cover and black lettering on spine. The pages are clean and the binding is tight. Illustrated throughout. There are 280 pages.
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$25.00
THE JOURNALS OF LEWIS AND CLARK : American Heritage Library

THE JOURNALS OF LEWIS AND CLARK : American Heritage Library

by Lewis, Meriwether; Clark, William; (Bernard DeVoto, Editor)

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated softcover/NF w/trace shelfwear. Excellent, authoratative condensed/edited presentatation of the The Journals of Lewis and Clark by historian of America West & Pulitzer prize winner Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955). Volume remains essentially intact & includes major events of the Reuben Thwaites edition (1904-1905) enriched by interpolated entries from Private Joseph Whitehouse, Seargents John Orway & Patrick Grass, and... Read more
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$28.50
Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.

Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.

by Ahearn, Allen and Patricia

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995. viii.480 pgs. Fine hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight. Another timeless handbook for collectors, librarians and booksellers. With 3,500 titles, an additional 2,000 titles have been added to the previous 1989 edition. The 1978, 1986 and 1993 prices are included, as well as new sections on prizes and lists such as Pulitzers, Bookers, Edgars, Hugos, National Book Awards, Caldecotts, PEN/Faulkners, Nebulas, Newberys... Read more
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$16.00
THE CHINESE RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE : The Best of the Bay Area /A California Guide

THE CHINESE RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE : The Best of the Bay Area /A California Guide

by Jennie Low; Diane Yee

Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1982. Text/NEW & Bright. Softcover/VG w/trace edge rubs & faint creasings to spine. Title & Jennie Low's (1940 - ) name transcribed in Chinese ideographs to first title page. Guide to leading Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Szechuan, Mongolian cookery) restaurants of the 1980's San Francisco Bay Area. 188 pgs. Region's celebrated eateries w/their specialties along w/dishes recommended by Jennie Low. BONUS: An assembly (pgs 153 - 177) of "Recipes from... Read more
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$16.50
1951 Yackety Yack - University of North Carolina yearbook

1951 Yackety Yack - University of North Carolina yearbook

by Students of the University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill: James A. Mils, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 1951 Yackety Yack - University of North Carolina yearbook, Chapel Hill, James A. Mils, 1951. Includes Roy Parker Jr., longtime journalist and newspaper editor. Dark red cover with embossed design, 4to (30 cm), 456 pp. Good: corners and spine rubbed, po name on ffep.
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$18.00
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS : 1985 BEST-RECIPES YEARBOOK

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS : 1985 BEST-RECIPES YEARBOOK

by David Jordan (Editor); Better Home & Gardens Editorial Staff

Des Moines, IA: Meredith Corporation, 1985. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Editon, 2nd Printing. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. 3rd assembly of prized food stories published by Better Homes & Gardens magazines in the past year; this issue covers the best articles of 1984. 192 pgs w/color photos. Recipes presented by month of publication, thematically coherent: 1, JANUARY: Putting More Nutrition in Family Meals; 2, FEBRUARY: Great Soups from Homemade Mixes & Microwave Cooking; 3, MARCH:... Read more
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$26.50
THE WOODPECKERS

THE WOODPECKERS

by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

A very good hardcover in illustrated cloth. A very attractive and collectible copy. There are 131 pages including index. Illustrated with coloured plates - all with protective tissues. No foxing. The pages are clean and the binding is excellent. A book for the serious collector. See my other Bird/Ornithology listed.
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$50.00
THE JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY :  Spring, 1983 : Volume 24, No. 1

THE JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY : Spring, 1983 : Volume 24, No. 1

by A. Tracy Row (Editor-in-Chief)

Tucson, AZ: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Soc, 1983. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/Fine. Quarterly journal of Arizona history & adjacent regions (U.S. Southwest & US-Mexico borderlands) w/archival photos. Essays in this Spring 1983 issue (101 pgs) are: 1,Tucson's Evolution Debate, 1924-1927; 2, A 1791 Report on the Villa de Arizpe; 3, "There is Beer In This Town!"; 4, Jessie Benton Fremont: First Lady of Arizona; and 5, Arizona's First Chain Journalists.. Vol. 24,... Read more
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$16.50
Ritual Of Royalty

Ritual Of Royalty

by Michele Brown

1983. Paperback. Like New.
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$30.00