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V. A novel.

by PYNCHON, Thomas.

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London: Jonathan Cape, [1963]. 8vo. 492 pp. Black boards, silver lettering on spine (very slight shelfwear), w/ d.j. (minor shelfwear, very slight toning to white on front cover, price-clipped), NF/VG copy, w/ former ownership signature on ffep. First British edition, of the author’s acclaimed first novel incorporating Pynchon’s final revisions which were not incorporated into the U.S. editions.
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The Vacant chair. The Northern soldier leaves home.
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The Vacant chair. The Northern soldier leaves home.

by MITCHELL, Reid.

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[New York]: Oxford Univ. Press, 1993. 8vo. xiv, 201, [1] pp. Frntsp., numerous photos, illusts. Half-blue over gray boards, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. NF/NF. First edition.
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Vagabonding down the Andes. Being the narrative of a journey, chiefly afoot, from Panama to Buenos Aires. . . .

by FRANCK, Harry A.

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Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing, [ca. 1925]. 8vo. 612 pp., plus 12 pp. publ. ads. Photo frntsp., numerous illusts., colour map on front endpapers. Green cloth, black lettrng (minor shelfwear), w/ d.j. cover art by Kurt Wiese (minor chipping head & foot of spine, minor creasing), still NF/VG- copy. Reprint edition of this great adventure through Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina.
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Valediction.

by PARKER, Robert B.

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New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, [1983]. 8vo. [10], 228 pp. Half-blk boards, gilt lettrng (slght shlfwr), w/ d.j. (vry mnr shlfwr), NF/NF. First edition of this 13th Spenser mystery.
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Valley of Wild Horses.

by GREY, Zane.

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [c. 1927 (ca. 1945)]. 8vo. [6], 244 pp. Green cloth, blk lettrng (minor shlfwr), w/ d.j. (vry mnr shlfwr, rubbng, drkng to cvrs), w/ seated Zane Grey on bk cvr, NF/VG. Reprint edition of this western about Panhandle Smith.
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Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Their history, resources, and prospects.

by [CANADA -- BRITISH COLUMBIA]. MacFIE, Matthew.

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London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1865. 8vo. 8.5 x 5.25 in. xxi, [3], 574 pp. Woodcut=engraved frontisp., 7 woodcut engraved illusts., 2 large folding hand-coloured maps. Early 20th-century half-calf over tan cloth, marbled endpapers, raised bands on spine, gilt & green morocco spine-label, t.e.g. (very minor edgewear, slight bumping to couple corners), still VG copy, from Bochner Collection. First edition of this combination immigration guide, and travel account written by the a Congregationalist minister who witnessed the impact of the 1858 British Columbia gold strike. Between March and June, 1858, steamships packed with prospectors, miners, gamblers, thieves, and con men poured into Victoria Harbor at better than 5000 a month. Entire California mining communities picked up and moved to the Island, where the gold fever met the serious commercial and mining restrictions imposed by the Hudson’s Bay Company which still held a monopoly on interior trade in the interior. MacFie has… Read more
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Vancouver’s discovery of Puget Sound. Portraits and biographies for the men honored in the naming of geographic features of Northwestern America; A new Vancouver journal on the discovery of Puget Sound by a member of the Chatham’s crew.

by [VANCOUVER]. Meany, Edmond S.

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Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1957. Lg. 8vo. 344; 43, [1] pp. Portrait frntsp., numerous plates and maps. Red cloth, w/ d.j. (slght shlfwr, rubbng, mnr drkng to spine), NF/VG. First edition thus with both parts reprinting Meany’s earlier works, and including the manuscript journal kept by a member on the armed tender, Chatham, which with the Discovery comprised the squadron.
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Vandameer’s road.

by HUMPHREYS, John R.

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New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946. 8vo. [10], 297, [1] pp. Black cloth, gilt lettering (slight shelfwear), w/ d.j. cover art by Tate (minor edgewear, slight scuffing to corners, 1 very small tear at fore-edge, price-clipped), NF/G copy. First edition, A & medallion on verso, of this horror/fantasy set in middle Michigan in 1944 featuring a haunted house, a talking ape, and Beulah the gigantic cat.
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Vanessa, a novel.

by WALPOLE, Hugh & PRIESTLEY, J.B.

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1933. 8vo. xii, 620, [2] pp., with 1 large folding chart at rear. Blue cloth, silver lettering & pictorial illustration on front cover (faint tidemark at upper fore-edge), w/ d.j. cover art by Edward A. Wilson, featuring photo illustrations of Walpole’s Derwentwater cottage and the surrounding countryside (minor edgewear, creasing, sunning, faint tidemark to upper fore-edge), G-/G- copy. First edition, stated, of this fourth title in the Herries Saga, which served as the basis for the 1935 MGM film of the same name, directed by William Howard, produced by David O. Selznick, starring Robert Montgomery, Helen Hayes, May Robson, Otto Kruger, and others.
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Vanishing Vancouver. Watercolours by the author.

by [VANCOUVER -- BRITISH COLUMBIA]. KLUCKNER, Michael.

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[North Vancouver, BC]: Whitecap Books, Ltd., [1990]. Folio. 208 pp. Double-page colour-illust. title, numerous colour plates, illusts., photo illusts., map. Blue boards, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. NF/NF copy, w/ frmr ownrshp signature on ffep. First edition of this fascinating collection of watercolour paintings of historic homes and buildings executed in the 1980s as the city began to develop and grow beyond its traditional base.
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Variational principles of physics.

by MERCIER, Andre.

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New York: Dover, [1963]. 8vo. viii, 222 pp., plus 10 pp. publ. ads. 6 figures. Colour-illust. softcvrs, VG. First Dover edition of this scarce work in applied mathematics.
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Vasa Ordens sangbok. Sjung, gammal och ung.

by [MUSIC -- SWEDEN]. [STENBERG, Anna (ed.)].

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[Stockholm: Broderna Lagerstrom, 1947]. Folio. 189, [1] pp. Quarter-red cloth over colour-illust. boards (wear, chppng to fore-edges, mnr soilng, some warpng to boards), still a G- copy, w/ ownrshp signature on ffep. First edition of this wonderful anthology of Swedish folk music for young and old, including over 100 songs & music compiled for the Vasa Ordens Grand Lodge in New York for use in their Children’s Clubs.
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[Zanesville, OH & Detroit, MI: Schultz & Co., The Soap Boilers; Calvert Lithograph Co., ca. 1880]. Oblong 8vo. 6.4 x 4.25 in. Colour chromolithograph images, printed on thick paper stock, retaining borders, and register lines at margin, w/o text which would have been added later (slight edgewear), NF exemplar. Beautifully rendered printer’s proof for the famed pink laundry soap, which was touted to have been one of the best on the markets, and drawing upon the pride in German heritage. The Calvert Lithograph Company was founded in 1863 by Thomas Calvert, and by the 1870s had become one of the largest lithographers in the U.S., and later by the 1890s employing over 300 employees. In addition, they were very successful in printing many different iterations of advertising cards, trade cards, and labels for Schultz & Co. at the end of the 19th century.
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Vathek with the episodes of Vathek by. . . of Fonthill. Edited with a historical introduction and notes by Guy Chapman. . . .

by BECKFORD, William.

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Cambridge: Constable and Co., Ltd., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929. Two vols. Tall 8vo. xxiv, [2], 175, [1]; vii, [1], 162, [2] pp. Colour frontisp. first vol., black & white frontisp. vol. II, 6 plates. Blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine (slight shelfwear), w/ d.j.s. (minor chipping head & foot of spines, edgewear, couple closed tears), still NF/VG- set. First edition, thus, 1 of 1000 sets printed, of this Gothic Orientalist fantasy novel set in the 9th century Middle East. Filled with demons, djinn, human sacrifice, lust, and power, this work originally published in 1787 in French heavily influenced and inspired Lord Byron, Robert Southey, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, and others.
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Vegetable staticks. Foreword to this edition by Dr. M.A. Hoskin.

by HALES, Stephen.

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London: Scientific Book Guild, [1961]. 8vo. 214 pp. Numerous plates. Colour-illust. boards, minor bmpng to crnrs, creasng frnt cvr, still G copy. First SBG edition of this famed work on plant physiology first published in 1727, describing the loss of water in plants by evaporation.
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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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Vehicles for children, 1949. [The quality line for ‘49].

by [BICYCLE -- CATALOGUE]. [POWERS, Neely (Pres.)].

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Elyria, OH: The Colson Company, [1949]. 4to. 14 (i.e. 18) pp., printed in red & black. Illustrated throughout, with numerous colour-tinted photo illustrations. Decorated softcovers, lettering in white & gold on covers (some scuffing, minor creasing, edgewear, very faint tidemark at gutter margin), still VG- copy, w/ bicycle distributors stamp on title for R.H. Brown Co., located in Seattle, Boise & Portland. First edition of this scarce post-World War II catalogue for this early manufacturer of tricycles, scooters, auto coasters, and bicycles for juveniles. Founded originally in 1885 as Fay Manufacturing, the company was eventually purchased by Fred Colson in 1917, and produced wheelchairs, hospital beds, wheeled carts, casters, and bicycles. The Colson company made special models for Firestone and Goodyear, and built the beloved Firestone Cruiser and Super Cruiser (Bullnose). This catalogue details the Colson Center Drive, trikes, velocipedes, and bicycles. No copies located in Worldcat; See;… Read more
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Velumina Wallhide interior wall paint [paint sample catalogue]; Velumina Wallhide and its application. . . .

by [PAINT & VARNISH -- CATALOGUE].

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Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, [1931]. Two works. Tall 8vo. 3.5 x 8.5 which folds out to oblong folio accordion-style to 14 x 8.5 in. w/ [8 pp (unnumbered)], w/ 15 paint samples tipped-in, self-printed colour-illustrated softcovers, (minor dustsoiling, shelfwear); 19, [1] pp. Numerous photo illustrations, text illustrations, self-printed softcovers in tan & black (minor dustsoiling, shelfwear), still VG set from the library of Henry A. Heider (1892-1969), and Russell E. Heider (1919-2005), Portland, OR carpenters & building contractors. First edition, thus, of these scarce paint sample catalogues on the eve of the Great Depression. The paint, colour chart, and instructions offer an invaluable guide for design choices at the onset of the 1930s, and the instruction guide offers excellent tips in using Velumina Wallhide paints. The colour names include Sea Foam Green, Blossom Pink, Horizon Blue, Cascade Blue, Palmetto Green, Mist Gray, and more. No copies located in Worldcat.
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Velvets and Velveteens. Fall-Winter 1915-1916. Book No. 2. [Silk velvet textiles salesman sample catalogue including velvets, textured velvets, and velveteens].

by [EDWARDIAN FASHION -- SILK TEXTILES].

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Paris & Chicago: Geo. F. Crowley & Co., 1-3 West 37th St., 1915. Oblong folio bifolium portfolio (14.5 x 7 in. when closed, 14.5 x 14 in. when opened). 54 original silk sample swatches including silk velvet & velveteen with all of them attached at upper-fore-edge, each w/ printed label at lower corner identifying inventory no., printed price-list below samples. Purple cloth, decorative gilt lettering & decoration inside above and below the samples (slight wear, minor dustsoiling to fore-edges), still VG copy, w/ silk braid to hang the advertising piece. First edition of this very scarce and beautiful Edwardian silk salesman sample advertising piece. This sample catalogue offers an incredible historical reference for the vibrancy and tremendous variety of silk velvets, velveteens and rich fabrics before World War I for American fashion. Most of these silks and silk velvets were intended for the high fashion industry at the time, encompassing dresses, gowns, capes, scarves, hats, ties, and much… Read more
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Vengeance of Orion.

by BOVA, Ben.

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[New York]: Tor, [1988]. 8vo. [8], 342 pp. Black boards, gilt lettering on spine, w/ d.j. cover art by Boris, F/F copy, w/ author’s signature tipped-in on ffep. First edition, signed, of this second title in the Orion series.
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