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The Model Railroader, Volume One

A C Kalmbach and Co

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: A C Kalmbach, 1934. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: black pebble textured cloth with gold spine text; the boards are very slightly bowed, otherwise Very Good. Many black and white illustrations. This is an undated (best guess: circa 1960s) facsimile reprinting of the first twelve issues of The Model Railroader Magazine, from January to December, 1934. The facsimile statement (stamped in) explains that only 107of the original volume were published. small 4to (about 10 inches tall) Index.

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New York: William H Sadlier, 1872. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with blind stamped text and decoration, leather at the spine; all text edges are marbled; Poor condition, much rubbing to the leather, corners, spine ends; the endpapers are cracked at the hinges, but the binding is sound; owner's name and address, no other markings found. A few black and white illustrations. The subtitle reads: ''Containing a comprehensive treatise on elocution, illustrated with diagrams; select readings and recitations; full notes, and a complete supplementary index.'' small 8vo (just under 8 inches tall) 336 pages. Index to notes.

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Arroyo Grande, California: Hubert A Loman, 1968. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; center-stapled format; Very Good condition. Illustrated map on the inside of the front cover; As the title suggests, this features color photographs of all twenty-one California missions located along the El Camino Real, the ''King's Highway''. With a few paragraphs of history and information on each mission. Printed at Dexter Press of West Nyack, New York. No printed date; this circa 1968. 8vo (about 9 inches tall) 24 pages.

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I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story

Aaron, Hank with Lonnie Wheeler

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New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; tape on the endpapers, otherwise a Very Good- book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes a section of photo plates. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 333 pages.

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  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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New York: Abingdon Press, 1963. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: two color paper covered boards; owner's name, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 192 pages. Index, appendix.

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Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Abernethy, Francis Edward (editor)

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Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1978. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: light yellow cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the jacket is not price clipped. This is volume number XLI from the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Linda Miller Roach; also includes black and white photo illustrations. A collection of folklore miscellany -- primarily Texas folklore. The anthology begins with J Frank Dobie's article on Paisanos (roadrunners) which the Folklore Society first published in 1954. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 180 pages.

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What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Abernethy, Francis Edward (editor)

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Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1976. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth; a Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes several b&w illustrations. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 309 pages. Index.

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What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Abernethy, Francis Edward (editor)

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Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1976. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth; a Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes several b&w illustrations. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 309 pages. Index.

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Grandparents and Grandchildren: Shared Memories

Abrams, Carol and Ferne Margulies

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Santa Monica, California: General Publishing Group, 1998. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. This explores and celebrates the bond between generations. Several b&w photo illustrations. oblong format: about 9'' tall x 11'' wide 175 pages.

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Santa Rosa, California: Eye-Opener Books, 1991. Trade size paperback . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; a Very Good book. This copy is inscribed and Signed by the author. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 249 pages. Bibliography.

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1844. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: a bound collection of popular music from various publishers; a densely woven dark cloth with leather at the spine and corners; gilt borders; gilt spine text; a large piece is torn from the front endpaper; nothing is loose (yet), but contents are separating toward the rear; some foxing; Fair condition. A bound collection of popular music; most dates from 1840 to 1844. Color cover page only for the first song. In addition to songs listed in the title, this includes: Highland Quick Step; Dreams of the Past (Eliza Cook/F B Woodbury); City Waltz (William C Glynn) The Pilgrim's Legacy; The Old Sexton (Park Benjamin/William Babcock); Children's Party Quadrilles (Camille Schubert) The Stars Their Early Vigils Keep (O W Holmes); Jeanie Morrison (William Motherwell/ William Dempster); Buonaparte's Quick Step (Wm C Glynn) and more. about 13.75 inches tall by 11 inches wide Marbled endpapers.

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

Adams, Ansel with Mary Street Alinder

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Boston: New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown & Company, 1985. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with signature blind stamped on the front board; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket photo of Adams by Jim Alinder; jacket design by Susan Marsh. Features 277 illustrations (the author's own black and white photographs of course). This autobiography was completed just before Adams' death in 1984. As the diversity of Ansel Adams is revealed in his sensitivity and humor, so too, the range of photographs -- from candid shots of informal gatherings to majestic images that have become classics -- illuminate his inner world. about 11 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 400 pages. Index. Dark endpapers.

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  • Edition: 5th Printing, Revised Edition
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New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1971. Hardbound . 5th Printing, Revised Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: blue-gray binding with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is faded at the spine; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Brilliantly illustrated with 21 informative diagrams and tables, and 41 unusual reproductions of Ansel Adams' original photographs. This is the second volume in the Ansel Adams Basic Photo series published by Morgan & Morgan -- a series aiming to present a philosophy of photographic technique and application.. Although the equipment has changed greatly since 1968, the series still distills the many years of experience and presents the theories of a revered photographer. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 120 pages. Index.

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  • Edition: Reprint Edition
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Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1981. Hardbound . Reprint Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: dark brown bonded leather with gilt text, raised decoration on the front cover, all edges gilt, ribbon place marker; the bookplate issued with the series is affixed to the front endpaper; no owner writing on the bookplate (or elsewhere); Very Good+ condition. This is a volume from the Time-Life Classics of the Old West; a facsimile reprint from the 1903 Houghton Mifflin first edition, including the original black and white illustrations by E Boyd Smith. J Frank Dobie said of this book: ''If all other books on trail driving were destroyed, a reader could still get a just and authentic conception of trail men, trail work, range cattle, cow horses and the cow country in general from [this book]... It is a simple, straightaway narrative that takes a trail herd from the Rio Grande to the Canadian line, the hands talking as naturally as cows chew cuds, every page illuminated by an easy intimacy with the life.'' Ramon Adams ... Read more

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The Log of a Cowboy

Adams, Andy

  • Edition: Riverside Bookshelf Edition, 9th Printing
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. Hardbound . Riverside Bookshelf Edition, 9th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with black on the spine; a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Features a frontis plus five additional color plates by R Farrington Elwell; the jacket art is also by Elwell (the jacket art is not repeated on any of the interior plates). This was originally published in 1903 (that edition was illustrated by E Boyd Smith). The publisher's note for this Riverside Bookshelf edition states, ''in preparing the classic of frontier literature the number of chapters has been reduced by three. Nothing has been omitted, however, that is essential to the interest or the characteristic flavor of the book.'' J Frank Dobie said of this book: ''If all other books on trail driving were destroyed, a reader could still get a just and authentic conception of trail men, trail work, range cattle, cow horses and the cow country in general from [this book]'' Ramon Ad ... Read more

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  • Edition: 5th Printing
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New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1971. Hardbound . 5th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue-gray binding with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is faded at the spine; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. ''Illustrated extensively with useful, informative tables and photographs by Ansel Adams and other leading photographers. Ansel Adams explains the quality of many kinds of artificial light without resorting to static lighting formulas. Dramatic photographs of a simple cube are used to illustrate the values and effects of different applications of light. He offers you a new, positive control all the way from initial lighting through to the final print.'' This is the fifth volume in the Ansel Adams Basic Photo series published by Morgan & Morgan -- a series aiming to present a philosophy of photographic technique and application.. Although the equipment has changed greatly since 1968, the series still distills the many years of experience and presents the theories of a re ... Read more

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  • Edition: 7th Printing
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New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1971. Hardbound . 7th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red binding with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is faded at the spine; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Illustrated with 68 selected photographs by Ansel Adams. This is the fourth volume in the Ansel Adams Basic Photo series published by Morgan & Morgan -- a series aiming to present a philosophy of photographic technique and application.. Although the equipment has changed greatly since 1968, the series still distills the many years of experience and presents the theories of a revered photographer. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 118 pages. Index.

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

Adams, Ansel with Mary Street Alinder

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Boston: New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown & Company, 1985. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with signature blind stamped on the front board; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket photo of Adams by Jim Alinder; jacket design by Susan Marsh. Features 277 illustrations (the author's own black and white photographs of course). This autobiography was completed just before Adams' death in 1984. As the diversity of Ansel Adams is revealed in his sensitivity and humor, so too, the range of photographs -- from candid shots of informal gatherings to majestic images that have become classics -- illuminate his inner world. about 11 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 400 pages. Index. Dark endpapers.

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In the Shadow of the Malpais

Adams, Clarence S and Joan N

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Self Published, 1983. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with gilt text and decoration; a Near Fine book; no dust jacket. Illustrated with historic photographs. This copy is Signed by both authors. While historians have recorded the deeds of the famous, Clarence Siringo Adams, author and editor, has concentrated on the lives of ordinary people. He became well known for his quarterly publication of true stories in "Old Timer's Review", and for his many books. This book tells the story of Will Gallacher of the J + H. In 1908 Will's widowed mother came to Indian Tank at the edge of a vast expanse of lava beds. There Will, his mother and two brothers filed on a homestead and began to "prove up" on it. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 48 pages.

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New York: E P Dutton & Company, 1959. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; some staining to the top edge, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. A western novel loosely patterned after the adventures of Butch and Sundance. The subtitle reads: ''and of his friend and colleague, Phineas J Courtney, and their mutual companion, Laura Morse, to say nothing of their intrepid adversary, Mr Aaron Cosgrove of the Starling Detective Agency''. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 251 pages.

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