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Appointment with dishonour.

by GAGE, Jr., William H.

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., [1958]. 8vo. [8], 184 pp. Black boards, blue lettrng (mnr shlfwr, slght rubbng), w/ d.j. cover art by Robert Maguire (couple sml clsd tears bk lwr crnr, edgewear hd & ft of spine), VG/VG-. First edition, stated of this mystery thriller set during the Cypriot Revolution and the British Occupation.
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The Scotch. With illustrations by Samuel H. Bryant.

by GALBRAITH, John Kenneth.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1964. 8vo. ix, [5], 145, [1] pp. Numerous illusts., illust. map endpapers. Blue & green cloth, red lettrng in tartan pattern, w/ d.j. tartan cover art (slght shlfwr, price-clppd), NF/VG-, w/frmr ownrshp signature on ffep. First edition of this historical memoir of Dunwich, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada where the author grew up.
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Modern housing estates. A practical guide to their planning, design and development for the use of town planners, architects, surveyors, engineers, municipal officials, builders. . . illustrations and numerous folding plates. . . .

by GALE, Stanley.

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London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., [1948]. Folio. xii, 277, [1] pp. Folding colour frntsp. birds-eye view, over 200 photos, diagrams, large folding plans, architecture plans, and more. Red cloth, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. wraparound cover art birds-eye view of proposed development at Nether Liberton, Scotland (mnr chppng hd & ft of spine, edgewear), VG/VG copy. First edition of this fascinating work on developing suburbs, and solving housing shortages after World War II in the United Kingdom. Included are developments and proposed developments in Birmingham, Bournville Village, Letchworth, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester, Leicester, Nottingham, Edinburgh, and Belfast.
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Albert Gallatin. Jeffersonian financier and diplomat.

by [GALLATIN]. WALTERS, Jr., Raymond.

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New York: Macmillan Co., 1957. 8vo. viii, [4], 461, [1] pp. Half-green cloth over blk boards, gilt lettrng on spine (mnr rubbng, shlfwr), w/ d.j. (mnr chppng hd of spine, creasng), VG-/VG- copy, from library of Prof. Thomas Tuchscherer, w/ bk labl on frnt pstdn. First edition of this brilliant biography of the famed statesman, diplomat, and financier who served as Secretary of the Treasury under Jefferson and later James Madison for 12 years.
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Forsytes, Pendyces and others. With a foreword by Ada Galsworthy.

by GALSWORTHY, John.

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1935. 8vo. viii, [2], 287, [1] pp. Purple cloth, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. (couple clsd tears, creasng, edgewear, old repairs to verso), still a NF/G copy. First edition, A on verso of title, of the last book of the great novelist containing unpublished material, including four dramatic pieces, two of them unfinished by Galsworthy.
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The Minute Men. A compact history of the defenders of the American Colonies 1645-1775.

by GALVIN, Major John R.

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New York: Hawthorn Books, [1967]. 8vo. 286, [2] pp. Colour-illust. softcvrs (mnr rubbbng, edgewear, sml tear to lwr rt crnr), still G copy. First softcover edition.
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The story of a North Sea Air Station. Being some account of the early days of the Royal Flying Corps (Naval Wing) and of the part played thereafter by the Air Station at Great Yarmouth and its opponents during the War 1914-1918.

by GAMBLE, C.F. Snowden.

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London: Neville Spearman, [1967]. Thick 8vo. xvi, 446 pp. Numerous photo plates, illusts. Blue cloth, gilt lettrng (slght shlfwr), w/ d.j. (mnr edgewear, rubbng), VG/NF copy. Second printing of what some consider the finest record of the early days of the Royal Naval Air Service, and how the motley collection of land and sea planes grew to become a force that could strike across the North Sea to the coast of Germany during World War I.
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Ting Hsien. A North China rural community. Foreword by Y.C. James Yen. Field work directed by Franklin Ching-han Lee.

by GAMBLE, Sidney D.

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Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, [1954]. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 472 pp. Frntsp., numerous photos. Green cloth, blk lettrng, w/ d.j. (slght dustsoilng, shlfwr), VG/VG. First edition.
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North China villages. Social, political, and economic activities before 1933.

by GAMBLE, Sidney D.

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Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1963. 8vo. x, [2], 347, [5] pp. Numerous photos, maps. Gray cloth, gilt & blk lettrng, w/ d.j. (slght shlfwr), NF/VG copy. First edition of this invaluable study of the Chinese countryside which underwent an irreversible change during the Japanese invasions and occupation, and then the Communist revolution.
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Souvenir gaming guide. Joe W. Brown’s Horseshoe Club.

by [GAMBLING]. BROWN, Joe W.[arlick].

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[Las Vegas, NV: Horseshoe Club, ca. 1955]. 8vo. [16 pp (unpaginated)]. Printed in red, white & brown throughout. Colour-illustrated self-printed softcovers, NF copy. First edition of this scarce gambling guide for the famed Horseshoe Club in downtown Las Vegas purchased by Joseph Warlick Brown (1897-1959) in 1953 for $ 858,000 from Benny Binion, notorious crime syndicate member on his way to Leavenworth. Joe Brown continued to operate and own the club even when Binion was released from prison in 1957, but sold his interest just before he died in February, 1959.
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[Cover title]. It’s all in the draw. [Chromolithograph advertising promotion for the United States Cartridge Co.]

by [GAMBLING -- POKER]. BRELSFORD, C.[harles] E.[dgar] H.[ilburn] & DIMICK, C.[harles] W.

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[Lowell, MA]: C.E.H. Brelsford & C.W. Dimick, [Forbes Lithograph Mfg. Co.], 1895. Oblong 8vo. [20 pp (unpaginated)], colour chromolithograph printed throughout on thick cardstock. Self-printed chromolithograph covers, cover art on front of burning cigar, deck of cards, and poker chips, on back shows humorous cover with the game’s host holding a lighted candle saying good morning boys as he sees off the other players, punch sewn at gutter margin with gold silk braid (slight shelfwear, rubbing, very small water spot on lower corner front cover), still an excellent bright copy. First edition of this scarce and unusual advertising promotion for the United States Cartridge Co., featuring the humorous limericks and visual puns. Brelsford (b. 1853) was a noted Harrisburg, PA shooter, gambler, and contributor to Forest and Stream, and other sporting magazines in the 19th century, and Charles Dimick (b. 1858), commercial agent for U.S. Cartridge Co. and U.S. Bunting Co., was also a competitive trap… Read more
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Ernest K. Ganns flying circus. Paintings by Robert Parks.
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Ernest K. Ganns flying circus. Paintings by Robert Parks.

by GANN, Ernest K.

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New York: Macmillan Publishing, [1974]. Tall 8vo. xiii, [3], 224 pp. 17 double-page colour plates. Black cloth, gilt lettrng (mnr shlfwr, rubbng), w/ d.j. (edgewear, mnr bmpg to crnrs), still VG/VG. First edition, 1st printing of this anthology of flying stories.
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The great book of Oriental Carpets.

by GANS-RUEDIN, E.

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New York: Harper & Row, [1983]. Folio. 180 pp. 80 colour plates, numerous text illusts., maps. Red cloth, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j., NF/NF, w/ frmr ownrshp inscrptn on ffep. First American edition of this comprehensive survey of carpets from Iran, Turkey, the Caucasus, Turkestan, Afghanistan, India, and China.
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Vegetable & flower seeds from J.B. Rice, Jr., Inc. [Salesman sample flower seeds display packet...
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Vegetable & flower seeds from J.B. Rice, Jr., Inc. [Salesman sample flower seeds display packet catalogue featuring two silver gelatin photographs of the display rack, and 72 colour litho printed sample seed packets, all with their seeds.]

by [GARDEN -- SEED PACKET DISPLAY CATALOGUE]. RICE, Jr., Jerome B.[onaparte].

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Shushan, NY: Jerome B. Rice, Jr., Inc., [Bert Boice, Commercial Photographer], ca. 1925]. 4to. [24 pp (unpaginated).], on thick gray paper stock, w/ 72 colour lithograph seed packets carefully mounted throughout, including 2 blank flyleaves, and with 2 linen-backed silver gelatin photographs, photographer imprint stamped on versos and lower blank margin, mounted on white linen hinges. Contemporary gray textured board 3-ring binder, printed label on front cover (partially torn, remnant of NY typed, wear, rubbing, bumping to corners), still good exemplar, with the photos and seed packets all in excellent condition. First edition of this remarkably scarce seed packet sample catalogue, featuring two photographs illustrating the wire racks supplied the company and how they should be displayed. These beautiful seed packets include Hibiscus, Blue Lace Flower, Calliopsis, California Poppy’s, Portulaca, Pansy’s, Marigolds, and many more. Founded originally in 1832 as a wholesale seed Company by Roswell… Read more
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Seeds, garden and farm supplies, planting information Forty-Sixth Annual Catalog; Forty-Eighth Catalog; Golden Anniversary Catalog; 52nd Annual Catalog. . . .

by [GARDEN -- SEED CATALOGUES]. AGGELER, [Edward Augustine] & MUSSER, [Henry L.]

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Los Angeles, CA: Aggeler & Musser Seed Co., 1939-1945. 4to. 80; [2], 80, [2]; [2], 80, [2]; [4], 80, [4] pp. With 100s of text illustrations, photo illustrations, colour-printed order forms, colour plates in the 2nd-4th catalogues. 1st vol. w/ blue-gray textured softcovers, silver lettering & illustration; 2nd vol. w/ textured beige softcovers, burgundy-coloured illust. & lettering; 3rd vol. w/ pale yellow softcovers, cover art in gold & red; 4th vol. w/ Statue of Liberty standing above the globe and vegetables, printed in green & brown (occasional minor toning, couple vols. w/ spotting on covers), still a VG set. First edition of this remarkable collection of World War II-Era Southern California-based Aggeler & Musser Seed Co. seed catalogues featuring vegetable, grass, flower & tree seeds, which provided seeds and supplies for Home Front Victory Gardens across the U.S. Aggeler (1863-1928) Swiss-American agronomist and Henry Musser (b. 1866), originally set up the company in 1893, and their store at… Read more
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Plants for the South; Bean crop in California; The tulip poppy; The fair sex; Christmas compliments of Vick’s Magazine, Mrs. Harrison’s funeral; Lettuce in the greenhouse; Notes from California, Tomatoes under glass. . . In: Vick’s Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 3; Vol. 16, No. 2-3.

by [GARDENING -- NEW YORK]. VICK, James & Charles H.

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Rochester, NY: James Vick’s Sons, 1892-1893. Three issues. 4to. pp. [2], [32]-48, [2]; [2], [15]-32, [2]; [2], [33]-48, [2] pp. With over 100 woodcut-engraved text illustrations, illustrated ads, decorations. All issues preserved in original printed wrappers (some creasing, edgewear, some w/ minor closed tears, illustrated ads on back covers and front covers), still G set from the library of Mrs. F. Eicher, 2219 Andover St. First editions of this group of gardening monthlies issued by one of Rochester, NY’s leading 19th-century nurserymen recognized that the city’s proximity to the Erie Canal prolonged the growing season, and shortened the cost and time of freight delivery. By the 1880s, James Vick’s sons employed over 100 people to handle the 300 orders, and 3000 letters received daily.
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Hints on cacti. [Catalogue].

by [GARDENING -- CACTUS]. BLANC, A.[lbert].

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Philadelphia, PA: A. Blanc & Co., 314-316 N. 11th St., Greenhouses, 48th & Walnut Streets, [1889]. 8vo. 98 pp. Electrotype engraved text illustrations throughout. Illustrated gray-green softcovers, cover art of cactuses on front & back covers (chipping, edgewear, upper right corner w/ creasing for first couple signatures, many entries w/ manuscript pencil markings), still a G- copy, w/ numerous manuscript pencil slips laid-in by Victorian cactus collector and enthusiast remarking on their own specimens, and origins, including Texas, California & Oregon. First edition, thus, of this scarce catalogue issued by the first American company to specialize in propagating and selling cactuses beginning in 1886. Included are hints on greenhouses, soils, soil conditions for cactuses, necessary protective equipment for an enthusiast’s fingers, and how to create cactus gardens. Blanc(1850-1928) was a noted engraver and printer who specialized in producing engravings from photographs for seed and nursery… Read more
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At the house of Dree.

by GARDINER, Gordon.

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London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [1928]. 8vo. 282 pp. Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine (minor scuffing), w/ d.j. cover art of two Thuggee carrying out rituals (minor chipping & tear to head of spine, partially affecting a couple letters), still VG/VG- copy. First edition, 2nd printing, of this scarce mystery surrounding the suppression of an outbreak of the Thuggee Assassin’s cult in Scotland during World War I.
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The D.A. calls it murder.

by GARDNER, Erle Stanley.

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New York: Triangle Books, [1945]. 8vo. [6], 295, [1] pp. Blue cloth, black lettering (uniform interior toning as usual w/ wartime paper), w/ d.j. looming skull cover art (1 small closed tear), VG/VG copy. Early Triangle edition of this Doug Selby mystery.
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The case of the demure defendant.

by GARDNER, Erle Stanley.

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New York: William Morrow & Co., [1956]. 8vo. 242 pp., plus 2 pp. publisher’s ads. Tan boards (minor shelfwear, offset residue at fore-edges from old brodart covers, old scotch tape remnants on covers), w/ d.j. cover art by Bill Hughes (minor rippling to fore-edges), still G/VG copy. First edition of the 50th Perry Mason mystery, first abridged in The Saturday Evening Post under the title, The Case of the Missing Poison.
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