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An Indian Ass

An Indian Ass

by Acton, Harold

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London: Gerald Duckworth Co. Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner signature (N. M. Darling) and . date on front free endpaper, jacket and several pages lightly soiled.. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Acton was a vibrant member of the Aesthetic movement and a pal of Evelyn Waugh, Nancy Mitford, Brian Howard, Lady Cunard and many others. An Indian Ass is the author's second book, and second book of poems, published while he was still a student at Oxford. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages .
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The Practical Stock Doctor:  A Reliable, Common-Sense Ready-Reference  Book, for the Farmer and...

The Practical Stock Doctor: A Reliable, Common-Sense Ready-Reference Book, for the Farmer and Stock Owner

by Waterman, Dr. George A.

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Revised Edition
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Detroit: F. B. Dickerson Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and soiled, front hinge cracked, . tear to front pastedown endpaper.. 1912. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Dark green cloth stamped with black border and gilt lettering on front boards and gilt lettering on spine. Many photos and illustrations, including several color plates. A comprehensive veterinary science book covering horses, cattle, swine, sheep, poultry, and dogs. "Compiled from the most successful Veterinarians in the world and also containing nearly Three Hundred Tried and Tested Remedies and Receipts". ; 840 pages .
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The History of Washington County in the Vermont Historical Gazetteer:
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The History of Washington County in the Vermont Historical Gazetteer:

by Hemenway, Abby Maria (editor)

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Used - Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, spine sunned, boards heavily worn, spine cracked.
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Montpelier, VT: Vermont Watchman and State Journal Press. Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, spine sunned, . boards heavily worn, spine cracked.. 1882. Hardcover. Subtitle: Including a County Chapter, and the Local Histories of the Towns of Montpelier, -- Capital of the State, East Montpelier, Barre, Berlin, Cabot, Calais, Fayston, Marshfield, Middlesex, Moretown, Northfield, Plainfield, Roxbury, Waitsfield, Warren, Waterbury, Woodbury and Worcester. Hayes Lord, Col. James and Nabby Langdon, Gen. Ezekiel P. Walton, Mrs. Prussia Persons Walton, Samuel Prentiss, and many others. Numerous other illustrations of Vermonters and buildings. Maroon cloth titled in gilt on spine. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1200 pages .
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On the Ebb:  A Few Log-Lines from an Old Salt

On the Ebb: A Few Log-Lines from an Old Salt

by Hotchkiss, Charles F.

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New Haven, [CT]: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned and some finger soiling, boards . lightly worn, owner name on front pastedown, first gathering loose.. 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown gilt-blocked cloth. Tipped-in front free endpaper printed advertisement for Forest and Stream Publishing Company publications (strip at lower corner removed). Howes H-666. An autobiography by the author at 73 years of age, relating his experiences as a cabin boy on the brig Shepherdess, adventures in California during the 1849 Gold Rush, and many saltwater fishing trips. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages .
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Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale Zoologique d'Acclimatation

Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale Zoologique d'Acclimatation

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Paris: Albert Whitman & Company. Very Good; Boards lightly worn, penciled notes on front free endpapers.. 1864-66. Hardcover. Four bound volumes of the Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale Zoologique D'Acclimatation, each bound in green cloth with red leather spine labels with titles stamped in gilt. Two of the volumes bear the bookplate of Lady Dorothy Nevill (name covered over with black crayon). Text in French. A few illustrations in each volume. First Volume: 1864. lxviii, 1-500, 709-804 pp. Includes articles about alpacas, fish eggs, the Siamese Crested Fireback, silkworms, and aquaculture. Second Volume: 1865. lxxix, 768 pp. Includes articles on horsemeat production, oyster farming, Arabian horses, gourami fish, pine trees, and Chinese-Merino sheep hybrids. Third Volume: 1865. lxxix, 608 pp. Includes articles on introducing beef cattle in the Rio de la Plata region, pheasants, cochineal bugs, and currasows. Fourth Volume: 1866. lxxx, 61-716 pp. Includes several articles about a… Read More
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Zoological Philosophy:  An Exposition with Regard to the Natural History  of Animals

Zoological Philosophy: An Exposition with Regard to the Natural History of Animals

by Lamarck, J. B. ; Elliot, Hugh (translator)

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Very Good with no dust jacket; Heel bumped, boards rubbed, newspaper clipping about bacterial resistance to antibiotics laid in
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1st English Language Edition
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London: Macmillan and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Heel bumped, boards rubbed, newspaper . clipping about bacterial resistance to antibiotics laid in.. 1914. 1st English Language Edition. Hardcover. Translated and with an introduction by Hugh Elliot. Green ruled cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. xci, 410 pp. + [2] pp. publisher’s ads. “Presentation copy” embossed on title page. “Sir F. Keeble, Hammels, Boars Hill, Oxford”, which indicates previous owner was Sir Frederick Keeble, the noted British botanist and professor. One of the most influential books in the history of evolutionary theory, this book was first published by Jean Baptiste Lamarck in Paris in 1809. It contravened Christian dogma about how plants and animals were divinely created in final fixed states and not transformed over time according to environmental factors. Lamarck also theorized that more complex forms of life derived from simpler ones. The 1809 first edition of this work is… Read More
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Vie Privee du Marechal de Richelieu:  Contenant ses Amours et Intrigues  (In Three Volumes)
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Vie Privee du Marechal de Richelieu: Contenant ses Amours et Intrigues (In Three Volumes)

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Paris: A. Maestricht and J. P. Roux & Compagnie. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light foxing and toning to . text block.. 1791. Hardcover. An 18th century biography of the French aristocrat born in the 17th century, rebound in a 19th century binding. Text in French. Uniformly rebound in three-quarter dark green cloth with black and white marbled sides. Black leather spine labels with titles stamped in gilt and floral flourish stamped in gilt in center spines. xvi, 316 pp; 342 pp; 314 pp. Silk ribbon markers. A set as dashingly handsome as its subject, Louis-Francois-Armand du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1696-1788) , who was (often) a member of King Louis XV’s court, a soldier, diplomat, and celebrated womanizer. It is thought that the notorious character of Valmont in the 1782 classic novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses is based on Richelieu. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Delaware:  A History of the First State (In Three Volumes)

Delaware: A History of the First State (In Three Volumes)

by Reed, H. Clay (editor) ; Reed, Marion Bjornson

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NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner signatures on title pages. Boards . rubbed, splash stains on spines.. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Three volume set uniformly bound in green cloth. Many illustrations and photos. Vol. I: xiv, 524pp; Vol. II: 525-1014pp; Vol. III: 618pp. Includes chapters written by various authors on different aspects of Delaware history, including transportation, ethnic groups, religious groups and associations, public health, architecture, agriculture, and biographies of noted Delaware residents. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Selected Papers of Duro Kurepa

Selected Papers of Duro Kurepa

by Kurepa, Duro; Mijalovic, Zarko (editor)

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Beograd, Serbia: Mathematicki Institut SANU. Good; Covers rubbed and bumped, pages worn.. 1996. First Printing. Softcover. 9788680593203 . Mathematical equations. A short biography of Kurepa together with 48 of his mathematical papers on Set Theory, Discrete Mathematics, General Topology, and Number Theory. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 621 pages .
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The Look of Love:  Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection

The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection

by Boettcher, Graham C. (editor) ; Shushan, Elle; Manning, Jo

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Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Museum of Art in Association With D. Giles Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. 1907804013 . Black cloth binding. High quality color photographs of numerous examples of eye miniatures, small portraits of people's eyes, created to make jewelry or keepsakes of loved ones. Collectors' preface by Nan and David Skier. Director's foreword by Gail C. Andrews. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Birmingham Museum of Art. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 207 pages .
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

by Seuss, Dr. ; Geisel, Theodore

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Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and rubbed.
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NY: Beginnner. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front . free endpaper, jacket lightly soiled and rubbed.. 1960. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial glazed boards. Dr. Seuss' classic easy reader. Contains all the first printing points as per Younger/Hirsch 64. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages .
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Brave Mr. Buckingham
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Brave Mr. Buckingham

by Kunhardt, Dorothy

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Used - Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, water spot on front boards, spine cracked, some light fingersoiling.
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NY: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, water spot on front boards, spine cracked, some light fingersoiling.. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Vibrant illustrations by the author. Though she is best known for her soothing titles like Pat the Bunny and Junket is Nice, this bizarre and terrifying tale involves a little boy named Billy Buckingham who climbs a tree dressed in his American Indian costume to avoid having his loose tooth pulled out by a string by his mother. His maternal uncle spins a tale about a brave Native American named Mr. Buckingham who endures dismemberment by various accidents until he is only a disembodied head being spoonfed strawberries by his Caucasian granddaughter. Makes Struwwelpeter seem tame. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The Old Breed:  A History of the First Marine Division in World War II
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The Old Breed: A History of the First Marine Division in World War II

by McMillan, George

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Nashville, TN: The Battery Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Faint rubbing to boards.. 2001. Reprint. Hardcover. 0898393124 . Photos, maps, illustrations, appendices. vii, 483pp. Green cloth binding. Reprint of this 1949 military history title about the elite First Marine Division and their history in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Map endpapers. ; Battery Press Elite Unit Series; Vol. 34; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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Does Poppy Live Here?
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Does Poppy Live Here?

by Gregory, Arthur S.

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Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.
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NY: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrations by Caldecott medalist Roger Duvoisin. Yellow cloth binding titled in red. Illustrated endpapers. Young Jed has a lengthy, yet fun, time finding his way to his new friend Poppys birthday party in her tall apartment building. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Dahl, Roald

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Used - Good in Poor dust jacket; Spine cocked, page tops spotted, owner name on front free endpaper, sticker liftoff on front jacket f
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Poor dust jacket; Spine cocked, page tops spotted, owner name on . front free endpaper, sticker liftoff on front jacket flap, jacket heavily . tattered and torn, with yellowed tape repair to rear panel.. 1964. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Blindstamped red cloth with maroon topstain. Mustard endpapers. Five-lines on colophon page, $3.95 price on front jacket flap, no isbn number on rear jacket panel The delicious adventures of young Charlie Bucket and his fabulous tour of Willy Wonkas Chocolate Factory. Includes references to pygmies and Ooompa Loompa illustrations later edited from this title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages .
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