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In A Fair Country Higginson Jerome 1890 Offering this handsome old book titled In A Fair Country, taken from the Essays of Out-Door Papers by Thomas Wentworth Higginson; beautifully illustrated by Irene E. Jerome. Published by Lee and Shepard, New York, Charles T Dillingham, 1890. This essay is about the month of April - April Days, Flowers, Birds, and Snow. Dark gold pebbled cloth hardboards with impressed lettering in gold on front and spine. Good++ condition, corner rubs, spine edge wear, no cracked spine, age toning to color makes it look more brown than gold. Page edges are gold gilt on all three sides. Pages are very thick, satin finish, mostly clean except for occasional faint smudge in margin areas, nothing to really detract; no tears, scribbling, or missing pages. Previous owner wrote a gift inscription on inside first blank page. Inside cover and first blank pages have some spotting. The 54 full page illustrations are excellent - many would look beautiful framed. Many hours of enjoyable reading. A wonderful 113 year old book for your collection and enjoyment!
Circa: 1890
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Lee and Shepard, New York  

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The History & Romance of the Horse By Vernon Offering this wonderful first printing of The History and Romance of the Horse, by Arthur Vernon, illustrated by Ernest John Donnelly. Published by Waverly House, Boston, 1939. Dark red cloth hard-boards with gilt illustration and lettering on front. Good++ condition, clean, no corner rubs, no spine cracks. Pages are clean (except for a small margin spot on two pages; no tears, no foxing, no scribbling, no missing pages; front and inside cover hinges have slight age toning; the first 38 pages have a faint line mark at bottom margin edge, does not affect reading; previous owner applied book plate to inside front cover. Filled with wonderful illustrations througout. A wonderful book for the people who admire horses!
Circa: 1939
Condition: Good++
Publisher: Waverly House, Boston  

Your Price: $70.00
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Planet Earth by Jonathan Weiner PBS 1st Ed Offering this book titled Planet Earth, by Jonathan Weiner, companion volume to the PBS television series, published by Bantam Books, 1986, looks to be a first edition. Colorful dust jacket, good condition, no tears, few light wear marks. Black cloth & pressed paper hard boards with gold lettering on spine. Good++ condition, no spine cracks, fraying, or stains, very clean. Pages are clean and crisp, no tears, stains or scribbling. Wonderful color illustrations throughout along with very informative text. A very nice book for your collection and enjoyment!
Circa: 1986
Condition: Good++
Publisher: Bantam Books  

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Where To Go In Britain 1980 1st Edition Offering this handsome book titled Where to Go in Britain, published by the Automobile Association Fanum House, Great Britain, 1980, looks to be a first edition. Colorful dust jacket, good++ condition, no tears. Rich green cloth hardboards with gold lettering, good+ condition, no spine cracks, stains, or fraying, top front corner has been slightly bumped. Pages are clean and tight, no scribbles, tears, foxing, or stains, book measures 11 1/2 inches x 8 3/4 inches, total of 222 pages. Filled with beautiful color photos, maps, and informative text for your armchair travel to Great Britain!
Circa: 1980
Condition: good+
Publisher: Automobile Association Fanum House, Great Britain  

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Beatles Forever Memory Book Color Photos Offering this large 11 inch x 8 1/2 inch soft cover book just filled to the brim with full color photos of the fab four - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr - throughout the course of their careers. There is also a detailed list in the back of every album they recorded including dates, songs, etc. Total of 128 pages, published by Triumph Entertainment, no date, but probably late 1990's to early 2000's. Near fine condition, no spine cracks, scribbling, or tears. One tiny smudge on inside back cover has been covered with whiteout. A must have for your Beatles collection!
Circa: 1990-2000's
Condition: Good++
Publisher: Triumph Entertainment  

Your Price: $12.00
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Buffet Cookbook 1955 Ruth Holberg Offering this book titled The Buffet Cookbook, written by Ruth Langland Holberg, published by Thomas Y Crowell, 1955. Original dust jacket, good condition, light edge wear; orange cloth hardboards, clean with edge rubs. Pages are clean and tight, no tears, staining or scribbles. Contents include Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter; Quick & Easy, plus 24 additional menus. Delicious recipes from hors d' oeuvres to desserts!
Circa: 1955
Condition: Good+
Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell  

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Ornamental English Gardens 1990 Large Book Offering this large book titled Ornamental English Gardens by Roddy Llewellyn, 1990. Colorful illustrated dust jacket, good++ condition, one small edge tear on top front which has been mended with acid free clear tape. Green cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, very good condition, no spine cracks or stains, very clean. Pages are clean and crisp, no scribbling, tears, or stains. 160 pages filled with beautiful color photographs of the elegant English gardens, plus great reading. Also has a 48 page glossary, index, and listing of information on historic houses / gardens open to public with times and directions. Book measures 12 inches x 9 inches. Designing a garden, plenty of ideas in this book!
 

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The Building Trades Handbook 1942 Miniature Offering this book titled The Building Trades Handbook, a convenient reference book of building construction, treating of mathematics, geometrical drawing, structural design, concrete, stonework, brickwork, terra-cotta, masonry, fireproofing, carpentry, millwork, plastering, roofing, and estimating by International Correspondence Schools, Scranton PA. Published by International Textbook Co, 1942. The special attraction of this book is its size - only 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches - great for carrying in your pocket! Green cloth hardboards with ornate raised cameo seal and lettering on front; gold lettering on spine. Very clean, no spine cracks or stains; very minor spine edge and corner wear, no fraying. Pages are clean and crisp, no stains, scribbling, or tears. Previous owner signed inside front end paper. A very handy little book filled with tons of information!
Circa: 1942
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: International Textbook Co  

Your Price: $40.00
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Fabre's Book of Insects Illus by Detmold 1937 Offering this large book titled Fabre's Book of Insects, thoroughly written by the famous French entomologist, Jean-Henri Fabre; retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souveniers Entomologiques", by Mrs Rodolph Stawell. Illustrated by E J Detmold. Original edition was 1921; this is the sixth printing January 1937. Large book measuring 10 1/2 x 8 inches; 271 pages, content includes chapters on My work and workshop, The sacred beetle, The cicada, The praying mantis, The glow-worm, A maton-wasp, The psyches, The self-denial of the Spanish copris, Two strange grasshoppers, The adventures of a grub, The cricket, The sisyphus, The capricorn, Locusts, and The anthrax fly. There are twelve incredible tipped in full color illustrations, set on buff thick stock paper; each with Detmold's initials. The original dust jacket has edge wear, most of the tears have been mended with acid free archival tape on the underside. The green cloth hardboard cover is very good condition, no spine cracks or fraying; tips of corners have a very minor rub; front board has gold gilt lettering and decoration; back cover has six very faint small spots near top. Pages are clean and crisp, nice thick quality paper, no tears, stains, scribbling, or foxing. Each illustration has a titled tissue guard. An excellent book for the entomologist or a great learning tool for the amateur!
Circa: 1937
Condition: very good
Publisher: Jean-Henri Fabre  

Your Price: $50.00
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Roe's Law & Business Cyclopedia 1927 Offering this book titled Roe's Law and Business Cyclopedia, a guide to successful business methods, written by E. T. Roe, LL. B.; published by Leslie Publishing Co, Mass, 1927. Blue pebble cloth semi-hard boards with gold lettering on front and spine. Good condition, no spine cracks, minor edge wear. When book is closed, page edges on all three sides are marbled pattern. Blue floral end papers. Total of 512 pages including index; pages are clean, no tears, stains, or scribbles. Previous owner signed back blank page. A very informative book with a detailed table of contents.
Circa: 1927
Condition: Good+
Publisher: Leslie Publishing Co, Mass  

Your Price: $15.00
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The Great Northern Trail Book Cushman This is a very interesting about the trails of the ages from Asia, across Alaska, down to the Rocky Mountains! "THE GREAT NORTH TRAIL" by DAN CUSHMAN. Copyright 1966 First Edition. It is a hardback with a dust cover. The book is in very good condition, the dust cover good+ condition with some curles, creases, and one repaired tear on the bottom front. This book is 384 very clean pages, no damage, a past owner's name and date in the front blank inside page, in ink. It measures 6.25" x 9.25".
Circa: 1966
Condition: Good++
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company  

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Flying Fortress Book Jablonski B-17 This is a very interesting illustrated Biography about the B-17 airplanes and the men who flew them! "FLYING FORTRESS" by EDWARD JABLONSKI. Copyright 1965 First Edition. It is a hardback with a dust cover. The book is in very good condition, the dust cover good++ condition with some curles, edge wear, a few rubs, about 99% intact. This book is 363 very clean pages, no damage, a past owner's name and date in the front blank inside page, in ink. It measures 7.5" x 10.5".
Circa: 1965
Condition: Good++
Publisher: Double Day & Company  

Your Price: $34.00
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Stories For Christmas Book Mary Virginia Robinson This is a very interesting, story book, with 12 different Christmas stories within one book. "STORIES FOR CHRISTMAS" by MARY VIRGINIA BOBINSON. Copyright 1967 by M.E. Bratcher First Edition. It is a hardback with a dust cover. The book is in very good condition, with very little wear. The dust cover is in good shape with a few short rips and some minor edge curling and minor stains. This book is 126 very clean pages, no damage, very good binding. It measures 5.6" x 8.25".
Circa: 1967
Condition: Good++
Publisher: JOHN KNOX PRESS RICHMOND VIRGINIA  

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Your Price: $16.00
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