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Economical Meat Cookery

Economical Meat Cookery

by Helen Tullberg

Written at a time when British meat prices were soaring, this practical book educates home cooks in the best ways to cook economical cuts and make the most of those prime cuts too. Encouraging households to understand the 'farm to table' process, use every piece of the animal creatively, and minimise waste, the book is just as useful today. Includes delicious recipes for all types of meat (excluding veal), with charts showing cuts, cooking methods and times for beef, lamb, pork, and bacon. Economical... Read more
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AU$13.00
THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER and Additional Christmas Stories

THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER and Additional Christmas Stories

by Charts Dickens

A rare copy of this book. The binding is still very solid and the pages are clean. No foxing. Illustrated throughout. There are 316 pages.
Item Price
$50.00
VRYMETSELARY [Vrijmetselarij]

VRYMETSELARY [Vrijmetselarij]

by Davidson, C. M. R. (Et Al.)

Bussum: C. A. J. Van Dishoek, 1958. Paperback. Very Good/None as Issued. Text/NEW & Bright; Dutch language text. No ISBN; BASIN: B005EVUS4S. Softcover/VG; sound; shelfworn; rubs to edges & surface w/sticker removal shadow to lower spine. PO stamp to front cover verso. History of the Dutch Order of Freemasons from 1756 to 1956; issued on 200th anniversary of the Order, Dec, 1956. Subtitle: "Uitgegeven in opdracht van het Hoofdbestuur der Orde van Vrijmetselaren onder het Grootoosten der... Read more
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$16.50
The Inheritors

The Inheritors

by Jane Abbott

Good. The spine is creased and worn. Wear and bumps to boards. Hinge is a little loose.
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$12.00
Heroes and Hobgoblins

Heroes and Hobgoblins

by L. Sprague [or spelled as L. Sprague DeCamp] [illustrated by Tim Kirk] De Camp

Limited Edition, First Edition, Signed by Author.
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$54.99
The Timbertoes

The Timbertoes

by Aldredge, Edna M. and Jessie F. McKee. Illustrated by John Gee

Harter Publishing Company, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. 119 pages. Colorful illustartions by Gee. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth covers with color illustration pasted to front cover. Covers are mildly soiled, spine is faded. Lower corners show boards. Cloth is partially torn at spine edges. No dust jacket. Signed by the illustrator on title page.
Item Price
$250.00
Mima (Yesterday Will Return)

Mima (Yesterday Will Return)

by Tom Hanlin

Good Hinge is loose at front cover with a few pages loose at the bottom. Some rubbing and creasing to spine and corners.
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$4.00
CANASTA: THE ARGENTINE RUMMY GAME : Revised Edition

CANASTA: THE ARGENTINE RUMMY GAME : Revised Edition

by Reilly, Ottilie H. Reilly; Theodore A. Lightner (Foreword)

New York: Ives, Washburn, 1949. 5th Printing, Revised . Paperback/Spiral-bound. Near Fine/None as Issued. Text/NEW. Spiral bound softcover/NF w/trace shelfwear. Guide to the Canasta; card game of the rummy family first popularized in South America in the 1950's. 2 to 6 p layers, solo or in partnerships w/2 decks of cards. Originated in Uruguay, 1939, the game quickly spread to Chile, Peru, Brazil & Argentina, and its rules refined before being introduced to the US in 1949, as the... Read more
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$14.50
Indians in North Carolina

Indians in North Carolina

by Stanley A. South

Raleigh: State Department of Archives and History, 1959. First Printing. Paperback. Very good. Stanley A. South, Indians in North Carolina, Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History, 1959, First Printing. Paper covers with pottery illustration on front, 8vo (23 cm), viii, 70 glossy pp, bw photos, ad inside rear cover. Very Good: light wear on corners, po name and seal on title page, no internal markings.
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$12.00
The Adventures of The Young Soldier in search of The Better World --  with  drawings by Mervyn Peake

The Adventures of The Young Soldier in search of The Better World -- with drawings by Mervyn Peake

by C E M Joad & Mervyn Peake

1943 Faber 2nd Imp [1943] h/b 124 pages b&w illus EX-LIBRARY Yellowed wartime paper has occasional light wear marks and is fairly sound, but in prelims & covers that are heavily worn & split with EX-LIBRARY WITHDRAWN markings, lacks dw but o/w complete -- FAIR C E M Joad & Mervyn Peake 'Young Soldier' (1943)
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NZ$30.00
The Conan Reader

The Conan Reader

by L. Sprague De Camp

Signed by Author, First Edition, Hardcover.
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$119.99
BREAK THE HEART'S ANGER

BREAK THE HEART'S ANGER

by Engle, Paul

Garden City , NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1936. First Edition, First Thus . Hardcover. New/No Jacket. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Brown linen boards/Fine. DJ/None. 3rd volume of reflective verse from poet, literary critic, novelist, and playwrigh Paul Hamilton Engle (1908 - 1991), director of Iowa Writers' Workshop, and founder of the Internat'l Writing Program. 195 pgs. From the Dedication: "America/ I hate you so because I love you so/ ... Bury my heart at Forty-second Street/ And... Read more
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$24.50
Robert E. Howard's Strange Tales

Robert E. Howard's Strange Tales

by Howard, Robert E

No markings, strong binding.
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$79.99
Eneas Africanus

Eneas Africanus

by Edwards, Harry Stillwell

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair. Ernest Townsend. Harry Stillwell Edwards, illustrated by Ernest Townsend, Eneas Africanus, New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1940 [reprint], copyright 1920. Tan cloth with green spine, stamped block with title pastedown on front, 8vo (22 cm), green map of Eneas' wanderings through seven states on endpapers, xx, 38 pp [8], illustrated. Story told through letters and newspaper articles of a slave who took his master's valuables away... Read more
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$18.50
The Gold Race

The Gold Race

by Alexander Scharbach

Dodd, Mead and Company, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 204 pages. A young adult novel featuring the adventures of two boys on a '49ers wagon train headed to the California Gold Rush. The author taught at Portland State College and his wife ran The Book Stall bookstore. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author. Small sticker of a bell above the signature.
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$18.75
Cookery for Occasions, Decorations by William Constable

Cookery for Occasions, Decorations by William Constable

by Donovan Clarke

No. 5 in the Ure Smith Miniature Series, a compact volume of 72 pages. It includes suggestions for a range of menus to fit occasions such as A Dinner Party to Impress, Men's Dinner, Invitatons on Impulse and Some Picnic Meals. Printed on heavy paper with colour illustrations. It is in good used condition overall, with all pages intact. Binding is cracked at three quarters of the way through, pages 48-49 ( see photo). Cover has scuffing and wear at corners and the spine is loosened at the top edge, with... Read more
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AU$30.00
In and Out of the Jungle

In and Out of the Jungle

by Stewart, Grace Bliss

D. C. Heath & Co, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy, lacking the dust jacket. A bit musty.
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$25.00
The Virginia Bishop : A Yankee Hero of the Confederacy

The Virginia Bishop : A Yankee Hero of the Confederacy

by John Sumner Wood

Richmond: Garrett & Massie, Inc., 1961. First printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library/good. John Sumner Wood, The Virginia Bishop: A Yankee Hero of the Confederacy, Richmond, Va., Garrett & Massie, Inc., 1961, First printing. Blue cloth hc, 8vo, xiv, 188 with index, bw illustrated plates; blue dustjacket with portrait on front. Ex-library (Good)/Good: ex-lib with stickers, stamps and tape, crisps except plate 4a lightly creased, no noticeable internal markings. Made in USA
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$12.00
The Awakening

The Awakening

by Warwick Deeping

No dust jacket. Spine is somewhat cocked. Some stains on edges. Browining
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$11.00
THE ADVENTURES OF REDDY FOX

THE ADVENTURES OF REDDY FOX

by Thornton W. Burgess

A good copy in a good jacket. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. Slight wear to both the book and the jacket. There are 120 pages. Illustrated by Harrison Cady.
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$10.00
The Luck of the Bodkins

The Luck of the Bodkins

by P. G. Wodehouse

Good some marks to cover such as sticker removal residue on front and small soiling on back. Tiny pencil markings front end paper. Foxing due to age. From our indie bookstore!
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$4.00
A Venture in 1777

A Venture in 1777

by Mitchell, S. Weir

George W. Jacobs & Company, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. 120 pages. Each page printed in black and blue-green. First edition (first printing). Bound in buckram stamped in gold and colors; title page in black and blue. A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. BAL 14247.
Item Price
$25.00
The Sapphire Bracelet

The Sapphire Bracelet

by Edward Salisbury Field

Good. Cover is faded and stained. Some foxing. From our indie bookstore!
Item Price
$6.00
CZERNY-SCHUAM FOR PIANO : BOOK TWO (E.L. 330)

CZERNY-SCHUAM FOR PIANO : BOOK TWO (E.L. 330)

by John W. Schuam (Editor & Arrangements)

Rockville Center, L.I., NY: Belwin Inc, 1948. First Edition, First Thus . Paperback/Sheet Music. New/None as Issued. Piano exercises. Sheet Music. 31-page anthology, Book II in the Schuam Piano Course series. John S, Schuam (1905 - 1988) was noted for his arrangement of the Marines' Hymn, issued during World War II. This editon based on selections from the works of Carl Czerny (1791 - 1857), Austrian composer of Czech heritage: Op. 599, Op. 139, Op. 821, Op. 718, Op. 636, and Op. 261. The... Read more
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$16.50