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The Rivers and Streams of England (A&C Black Colour Twenty Shilling Series)

by A. G. Bradley; Palmer, Sutton (illu.)

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London: A&C Black, 1909. Hardcover . Used - near fine. 8vo; 287pp. foldout map, and 75 colour plates, with tissue guards. Light foxing to textblock edges and prelims. A square tight copy with unmarked text. Owner bookplate, ffe. A striking, fresh example with bright gilt lettering on a blue cloth background and green and white floral decoration. Three small superficial 'scuff' marks to front panel, possibly a binder error. Now protected in removable mylar cover.
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Those Bentley Days

by A. F. C. Hillstead

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Third Printing
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London: Faber and Faber, LTD., 1953. Third Printing. Hardcover . Used - very good/Very good. Small 8vo. A square, clean, tight copy, altho red cloth with uneven coloration (intended by binder?). In price-clipped dj with small chips to extremities, spine slightly darkened, and 'distributed by McMillan' label at base. Dj now protected in removable mylar.
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A Case of Identity and Other Stories

by A. Conan Doyle

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New York: Optimus Printing Company, ca 1910. Hardcover . Used - near very good. 16mo. A square, tight copy with unmarked text. Top edge of textblock stained, widening toward binding; however rarely reaching the text. Owner bookplate, front pastedown. Lower portion of prelims with crease mark. Decorative tan cloth covers lightly soiled, extremities rubbed; however, lettering quite legible. Title difficult to find with this imprint.
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The Black Doctor, The Last of the Legions, The Dealings of Captain Sharkey, The Man from Archangel, The Croxley Master, and The Great Keinplatz Experiment, 6 vols

by A. Conan Doyle

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. Hardcover . Used - near fine/Near very good. 16mo; Copyrights range from 1919 to 1922, these being 1925 Doran reprints (The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia). 6 vols with uniform orange and green cloth bindings and djs. 'The Black Doctor' with a crease impression to front board, otherwise the books are nearly 'as new'. The djs are bright (except for spine fade, green lettering still quite clear), and again, 'The Black Doctor' has very tiny chips to the extremities. Housed in worn card-cover slipcase with 3 joints split but still holding, and slipcase label complete but with foxing.
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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 3 vols, plus prospectus

by A. Edward Newton

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Used - very good
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Hardcover
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Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941. Hardcover . Used - very good/Very good. lg 8vo; 230, 276, 177, 22pp. All volumes square, tight and unmarked. The 3 primary volumes with lightly rubbed and edgeworn djs. The prospectus volume is age toned at extremities. Djs are now protected in removable mylar covers.
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Wolf and Coyote Trapping

by A. R. Harding

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Hardcover
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St. Louis: A. R. Harding Publisher, 1909. Hardcover . Used - very good. 16mo. A square copy with unmarked text. Front hinge cracked, however, binding still structurally sound. Light staining to covers, rubbing to extremities.
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Phoebe Apperson Hearst Memorial Volume. University of California Publications, American Archeology and Ethnology, Volume XX

by A. L. Kroeber ed.

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Paperback
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1923. Softcover . Used - near very good. Large 8vo. A square, tight, and unmarked copy, with worn covers and front cover barely attached. All of the lettering on spine and front cover still bold and complete.
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Narrative-C.S.D an account of certain facts and incidents occuring during the formative and growth years of the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County 1923 to 1961

by A.M. Rawn

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Los Angeles: County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles county, 1965. Hardcover . Used - good/No Jacket.
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Attraverso Gli Albie Le Cartelle Isensazioni D'Artei. Serie Terza. Fascicolo VIII. Vittorio Pica. Un Illustratore Italiano Di Edgar Poe (A. Martini).

by ; A. Martini, Frank Brangwyn (illu.)

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Paperback
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ca 1905. Softcover . Used - near very good. Lg 8vo; This issue of the art journal contains the article on the illustrator of Edgar Allan Poe, A. Martini (pp 105-136), as well as those on F. Brangwyn, etc. Each page with at least one black-and-white illustration, including 3 tipped-in plates in black and white on black card covers with tissue guards. Page edges with faint creasing, presumably from someone thumbing through the journal. The last third of the volume (not affecting the Poe and Brangwyn illustrators) with a faint crease mark the length of the volume. Decorative cloth covers with linen spine, lightly rubbed with short tears and minor stains to extremities.
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When We Were Very Young

by A. A. Milne

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Used - as new
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Hardcover
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Norwalk: Easton Press, 1985. Hardcover . Used - as new. 12mo; In original shrink wrap, which is lightly rubbed.
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Histoire d'Un Ours-Comme-Ca (Tradiut de l'anglais par Jacques Papy)
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Histoire d'Un Ours-Comme-Ca (Tradiut de l'anglais par Jacques Papy)

by A. A. Milne

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Used - near very good
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Hardcover
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Paris: Presses de la Cite, 1946. Hardcover . Used - near very good. 12mo. Square, tight copy with unmarked text. Owner name, ffe. Pale aqua/blue cloth covers moderately scuffed, spine lightened a bit.
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The House At Pooh Corner

by A. A. Milne

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Used - as new
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Hardcover
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Norwalk: Easton Press, 1985. Hardcover . Used - as new. 12mo; In original shrink wrap, which is lightly rubbed.
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A French Journalist in the California Gold Rush, The Letters of Etienne Derbec

by A.P. Nasatir

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Used - very good
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Limited
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Hardcover
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Georgetown: The Talisman Press, 1964. Limited. Hardcover . Used - very good/No Jacket.
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To Doctor R.: Essays Here Collected and Published in Honor of the Seventieth Birthday of Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, July 22, 1946

by [A.S.W. Rosenbach]

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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: The Rosenbach Company, 1946. Hardcover . Used - very good. 8vo; 301pp. Probably a review copy, as indicated by laid in correspondence, also indicating that the print run was 500 copies, none to be sold (but presumably gifted to contributors to the book and customers of The Rosenbach Company). Laid in is correspondence running from Nov. 22, 1946 to June 14, 1947, and consisting of 8 letters between Charles E. Baker of The New York Historical Society, and George L. McKay, at the time librarian for The Grolier Club, and concerning McKay's reviewing 'To Doctor R.' for The New York Historical Society Quarterly. A 7 page proof copy of the review is also enclosed, with a few grammatical changes, presumably in McKay's hand. All correspondence is typed, the ones from Baker are signed, the ones from McKay are stamped in large red letters, 'COPY' and are not signed. Besides providing a synopsis of each topic covered in 'To Doctor R.', the review is also… Read more
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot

by A. Scott Crossfield and Clay Blair, Jr.

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Used - very good
Edition
First
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Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First. Hardcover . Used - very good/Fair. sm 8vo; 421pp. First Edition stated. Inscribed on title page to Dan Mckinnon, the author of 'Rescue Pilot', with his blindstamp on ffe. One sentence (with insignificant content) on p. 61 is underlined. A square, tight copy, in price-clipped dj with medium-sized chunks missing, but now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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The Battle of Forever
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The Battle of Forever

by A. E. Van Vogt; Maurus, Bob (illu.)

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Used - very good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780931150012
ISBN 10
0931150019
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Franklin: Author's CO-OP Publishing Co., 1978. Hardcover . Used - very good/Very good. sm 8vo; 156pp. <b>Limited Edition, copy no. 272 of 500</b>. All 4 dj corners clipped (by binder, 9.95 price remains). Very light foxing to white portions of dj, none evident from the outside. A trifle rubbing to board and dj extremities. We are being exceedingly picky here, the book appears nearly 'as new', with a bright and fresh dj.
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The Meditation of the Sad Soul

by Abraham Bar Hayya; Geoffrey Wigoder, tr.

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Hardcover
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New York: Schocken Books, 1969. Hardcover . Used - very good/Very good. 8vo; 148pp. Trivial rubbing and a few tiny stains to unclipped dj covers, the dj now protected in a remvoable mylar cover. A square, tight binding with unmarked contents.
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Cutting for Stone: A novel
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Cutting for Stone: A novel

by Abraham Verghese

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Used - fine
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780375414497
ISBN 10
0375414495
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Knopf, February 2009. Hardcover . Used - fine. 14th printing. <b>Signed on bookplate</b>
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Rees's Clocks, Watches and Chronometers (1819-1820): A Selection from The Cyclopaedia; or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature

by Abraham Rees

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Used - very good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780804809016
ISBN 10
0804809011
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Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1970. Hardcover . Used - very good/Very good. 4to; 295pp. Trivial wear to one corner of unclipped dj, otherwise 'as new'. DJ now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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The Fourth Dimension of a Poem and Other Essays
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The Fourth Dimension of a Poem and Other Essays

by M. H. Abrams

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Condition
Used - fine
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780393058307
ISBN 10
0393058301
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. First. Hardcover . Used - fine/Fine. sm 8vo; 240pp. Signed by author on title page. Dj now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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