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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Albertson, New York: FCI Press, 1977. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: library binding (NOT a library copy); brown cloth with gilt text and vignette; a few ink markings on one page of the text, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Several black and white illustrations. The publisher's blurb by Stanley Apfelbaum states, ''FCI Press presents Breen. He is thorough, informative, witty. Because the subject matter is voluminous -- heretofore impossible to cover in one work -- it is truly Breen's finest book.'' A twenty-two year study of U.S. proof coins. Contents include: The Proofing Process, Colonial and United States; U.S. Presentation and Proof Coins and Sets 1792-1816; Old Tenor Proofs 1817-33; Diplomatic and Other VIP Coins and Sets 1834-39; Master Coins and Sets 1840-57; The Stereotype Years 1890-1906; New Designs and Experimental Finishes 1907-16; The Clandestine Years 1917-35; Brilliant Proofs Make a Comeback 1936-64; Branch Mint ... Read more

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London: Gollancz, 2013. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; Very Good condition. Cover art by Stephan Martiniere. This is the fourth in the Ketty Jay series. ''The last stand of the Ketty Jay and her intrepid crew. They've been shot down, set up, double-crossed and ripped off. They've stolen priceless treasures, destroyed a ten-thousand year old Azryx city and sort-of-accidentally blew up the son of the Archduke. As Vardia descends into chaos, Captain Frey is doing his best to keep his crew out of it. But wars have a way of dragging people in, and sooner or later they're going to have to pick a side.'' 8vo (about 9 inches tall) 492 pages.

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Across the Endless River

Carhart, Thad

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New York: Doubleday, 2009. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: two color boards -- tan with brown at the spine; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by Marc Yankus. This copy is Signed by the author. 8vo (about 9.5 inches tall) 308 pages.

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Eureka, California: Self Published, 1989. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: an oversize paperbound pamphlet; center-stapled format; Good condition. Jo Sonja and David share ways to use acrylic metallics. Some techniques combine the metallics with paint and others illustrate how you can successfully stencil with them in the manner of the early decorators. Specific step by step directions for gold leafing, tortoise shelling, gilt flowers, golden birds and fruit, country apples, and more. Patterns for a Country Apple Chair, Gentle Giant (a whale), and a Child's Norwegian Chair. Stencil designs for a Golden Strawberry Table, Gilt Flowers, Golden Bird, and more. 4to (11 inches tall) 43 pages.

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The Actual

Bellow, Saul

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New York: Viking Press, 1997. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Jacket photograph by Lisa Spindler; author photograph by Jill Krementz. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 103 pages. Red endpapers.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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London: Hogarth Press, 1951. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: green boards; owner's name on the front endpaper, the spine is darkened at the top corresponding to a large piece missing from the jacket; otherwise a Very Good book, with a Poor dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. From the preface by Sigmund Freud: ''The Editor of this series must feel a special satisfaction in being able to issue as its opening volume this collection of the psycho-analytical writings of Professor James J Putnam, the distinguished neurologist of Harvard University. Professor Putnam, who died in 1918 at the age of seventy-two, was not only the first American to interest himself in psycho-analysis, but soon became its most decided supporter and its most influential representative in America. The papers here collected into a single volume, which were written by Putnam between 1909 and the end of his life, give a good picture of his relations to psychoanalysis.'' This is the first volume of a seri ... Read more

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London: Hogarth Press, 1951. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: green boards; owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. From the preface by Sigmund Freud: ''The Editor of this series must feel a special satisfaction in being able to issue as its opening volume this collection of the psycho-analytical writings of Professor James J Putnam, the distinguished neurologist of Harvard University. Professor Putnam, who died in 1918 at the age of seventy-two, was not only the first American to interest himself in psycho-analysis, but soon became its most decided supporter and its most influential representative in America. The papers here collected into a single volume, which were written by Putnam between 1909 and the end of his life, give a good picture of his relations to psychoanalysis.'' This is the first volume of a series, The International Psycho-Analytical Library, under the editorship of Ernest Jones, wh ... Read more

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New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1985. Trade size paperback . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; the cover wants to pop open, otherwise Very Good condition. Many figure illustrations. Proceedings of the International Conference sponsored by the Pipeline Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers, held in Madison, Wisconsin, August 27-29, 1985. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 588 pages. Indexes.

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  • Edition: 4th Printing, this edition
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Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest, October, 1987. Hardbound . 4th Printing, this edition. BINDING/CONDITION: decorated brown cloth with darker brown imitation leather at the spine; a tiny scrape to the front edge of the rear board; Very Good+ condition. Originally published in 1876, this edition is from the Reader's Digest World's Best Reading series; the text is complete and unabridged. Illustrations by Ohio artist Paul Geiger. Afterword by Bernard DeVoto. This copy includes the publisher's insert. This edition was first published in 1985, this is a later printing. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 223 pages. Brown endpapers.

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Adventures with Arctic Wildlife

Staender, Vivian and Gilbert

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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1970. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: olive-gray cloth with black text; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed, with a personalized inscription by Vivian Staender. Text by Vivian Staender; photographs by Gilbert Staender; drawings by Frank Staender. Includes four double sided color plates and many black and white photo illustrations. The true account of a teacher/naturalist and his wife in Alaska's grizzly country. This was drawn from the experiences of two summers spent camped in isolation at the crest of the remote Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic wilderness. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 260 pages. Appendices, index.

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The Adventuress

Winston, Daoma

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue paper covered boards; a publisher's remainder stamp on the bottom edge of the text, one very small bit of felt marker black out on the front free endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book; the dust jacket has a very small stain on the front flap and is somewhat faded at the spine, otherwise a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art by Richard Clifton-Dey. An historical novel set around the turn of the century in Annapolis, Maryland. 8vo (8.75 inches tall) 318 pages. green endpapers.

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Kansas City, Missouri: Midamericana Press, 1950. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: dark rust cloth with paste-on title labels for the spine and front board; bookseller's tiny label on the rear endpaper (J J Lipsey Rare Books / Colorado Springs, Colorado); a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed by the author, with a brief non-personalized note. From the jacket blurb: ''Here is the definitive book on the old-time tramp printer, his world recreated as it was in the days before the machine -- his striking traits, his peculiarities, his idiosyncrasies, clothed with a touch of human interest. Through its pages come and go some of the most famous tramp printers of sixty to seventy years ago [remember, this was 1950], including Peter B Lee, called king of the tramp printers; Col Ike Busby aristocrat of the nomads; Muskogee Red; Kokomo Phillips; One-Eye George Matchett; Thin Space Jones; Circus Baldwin; Dirty Shirt Smith ... Read more

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  • Edition: 3rd Printing, this edition
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Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest, November, 1986. Hardbound . 3rd Printing, this edition. BINDING/CONDITION: decorated brown cloth with darker brown imitation leather at the spine; a short, very faint scratch on the front board, a Very Good+ book. This is from the Reader's Digest World's Best Reading series. Illustrations by Ohio artist Paul Geiger. Afterword by Bernard DeVoto. The text is complete and unabridged. This copy includes the publisher's insert. This edition was first published in 1985, this is a later printing. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 223 pages. Brown endpapers.

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Adventures with Arctic Wildlife

Staender, Vivian and Gilbert

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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1970. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: olive-gray cloth with black text; a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed, with a personalized inscription by Vivian and Gil Staender. Text by Vivian Staender; photographs by Gilbert Staender; drawings by Frank Staender. Includes four double sided color plates and many black and white photo illustrations. The true account of a teacher/naturalist and his wife in Alaska's grizzly country. This was drawn from the experiences of two summers spent camped in isolation at the crest of the remote Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic wilderness. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 260 pages. Appendices, index.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood: An English Legend

Creswick, Paul; illustrated by N C Wyeth

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Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest, 1991. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: bright green boards with gilt and burgundy; burgundy at the spine; Near Fine condition. This is from the Reader's Digest World's Best Reading series. The text is complete and unabridged. Color illustrations by N C Wyeth; afterword by J C Holt. Among the many tellings of the Robin Hood legend, the version written by Paul Creswick in 1902 was one of the most popular. This copy has the publisher's insert. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 318 pages. Creamy patterned endpapers.

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The Adventurers

Haycox, Ernest

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1954. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green binding; owner's name, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket. Dust jacket art by Samuel H [Hanks] Bryant. Set in 1865, this is an historical novel of three people, cast together on the shores of frontier Oregon by shipwreck, and the lives they find in the raw new land. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 249 pages.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Newtown, Connecticut: Taunton Press, June, 1981. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth with gilt txt; owner's name/address stamp on the front endpaper, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes a few black and white illustrations. This is not a step by step instructional book. When George Frank left Hungary for Paris in 1924 as a fledgling cabinet maker had had a few pennies in his pocket and a diploma certifying he was a master of stains and wood coloring. By the time he arrived in this country, sixteen years later, he was one of the most respected wood finisher sin Europe Working in his Paris shop a 88 Rue de Charonne, Frank tackled an incredible range of finishing jobs and developed a vast repertoire of finishing techniques, refining old methods, inventing new ones and experimenting with everything from a blow-torch to peroxide bleach. The publisher's blurb reads: ''The stories and discoveries of his career make wonderful reading and provide serious craftsmen wi ... Read more

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Washington, D.C./ Covelo, California: Island Press / Shearwater Books, 1998. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: green binding -- paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes a section of photo plates. This copy is inscribed and Signed by the author. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 246 pages.

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Afrika Korps

Macksey, Major K J

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New York: Ballantine Books, May, 1968. Trade size paperback . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; a Good+ book. Well illustrated with maps and historic photographs. In February 1941 things looked black for the Axis in North Africa, following defeat after defeat inflicted upon the Italian Army at the hands of a small British tank force. Two months later all that had changed -- the British themselves lay in confusion and the Axis beat upon the frontiers of Egypt. This book examines how that came about. This is Ballantine's Illustrated History of the World War II, Campaign Book, No 1. 8vo (8.25 inches tall) 160 pages. Bibliography.

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After Death -- What?

Wright, Leoline L

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San Diego, California: Point Loma Publications, 1974. Small paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a small paperbound booklet; Very Good condition. This is volume number five from the publishers series of Theosophical Manuals. 12mo (about 7 inches tall) 83 pages.

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