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Green Mansions

By: Hudson, W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Three Sirens Press:

Edition: Edition Not Stated.

Seller ID: 2220

Condition: Good to Very Good


8vo. 276 pages. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. (no date, circa 1910-1920) Green textured cloth boards with rubbing to corners. Suede-textured black spine cloth is somewhat faded, with chips at spine corners.Top edge gilt. Internally Very Good condition, clean and unmarked. Several marginal edge tears to pages, fore edge paper is untrimmed. Black and white illustrations by Keith Henderson. A haunting romance between a Venezuelan adventurer and a mysterious, ethereal jungle girl, set in a tropical Guayana rainforest. Author William Henry Hudson is a famed British naturalist, ornithologis... View more info

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Gray & His Poetry (Poetry & Life Series)

By: Hudson, William Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 1498

Condition: Very Good


111 pgs. Very Good condition small cloth hardcover, light shelf wear. Owner name on front endpaper along with paper residue from a previous clipping or insert. Frontis page with vintage photo portrait of Gray, with shallow crease and 1/4 inch tear to bottom edge. Poems interspersed with commentary, biographical and bibliographical information. Poems quoted in whole or in part: Sonnet on the Death of Richard West, West's Ode to May, Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College, Hymn to Adversity, Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat (Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes), The Alliance... View more info

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Birds and Man.

By: Hudson, William Henry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf (Turnbull and Spears, London): 1920

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 1925

Condition: Good to Very Good


306 pgs. Good to Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, remant of paper title piece on spine, with rubbing to cloth at edges, corners and spine ends. Side and bottom page edges are untrimmed, attractive frontis color plate by "CEC" tipped in, text clean and sound throughout. William Henry Hudson, author of Green Mansions, is a famed British naturalist, ornithologist and South American explorer. In this series of essays, he relates his personal observations of the nature and behavior of numerous species of birds, both wild and domesticated, in their interactions and misadventures wi... View more info

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Privileged Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 353

Condition: Fine


8vo. 326 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. White boards and cloth. Dust jacket clean and crisp. A Broadway dancer, a married psychiatrist, lust and a stalker combine in this psycho-sexual thriller set in NYC. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under his pseudonym, Ed McBain , author of the 87t... View more info

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Criminal Conversation

By: Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 514

ISBN: 04460517550

Condition: Fine


8vo. 384 pgs. Fine condition hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Clean and bright. First Edition, First Printing May 1994. An adulterous school teacher, a prosecutor and a Mafia boss cross paths in this of psychosexual suspense novel by the man behind Ed McBain. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under... View more info

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The Elements of Physiology and Hygiene. A Text-book for Educational Institutions.

By: Huxley, Thomas H. And Wm. Jay Youmans MD

Price: $76.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1868

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated

Seller ID: 2399

Condition: Very Good


x. 420 pgs.+ adv. Very Good condition blue hardcover, leather spine with gilt lettering, pebbled texture boards. Binding sound, rubbing to spine at edges and corners, scattered light foxing, text otherwise clean and unmarked, illustrated with detailed black and white drawings throughout. Original printing, not a modern reprint. From an era where the study of medicine and hygiene was intertwined, holistic and interdisciplinary in approach. Chapters: Relations of Physiology to Other Branches of Science, A General View of the Structure and Function of the Human Body, The Vascular System and the C... View more info

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The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook [Practical Flying Series]

By: Illman, Paul E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1998

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 1875

ISBN: 0070318328

Condition: Near Fine


xiv.272 pgs. Near Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked, very shallow bump to back upper corner of cover near spine. Contents: Introduction, Acknowledgments, A Case for Communication Skills, Accident Reports and Communications Failures, Breaking the Communication Barriers, Airspace Classifications: A Summary, Multicom Airport Radio Communications, Unicom Airport Radio Communications, Flight Service Stations and Radio Communications, Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS), Ground Control: The Airport Surface Traffic Director, Transponders, Operating and Communicating in Class D a... View more info

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Outlines of Entymology

By: Imms, A.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1949

Seller ID: 920

Condition: Very Good


8vo.vii.188 pgs. Very Good hardbound in Good jacket. Blue cloth with slight fading along bottom edge and corner of top spine. Scattered light foxing at top of text black. Dust jacket with several chips at spine edges and spine slightly darkened. Rear panel features advertisement for science titles in Everyman's Library. A general textbook of entymology with 96 detailed illustrations. Topics are arranged under the general headings: Anatomy and Physiology, Embryology, Growth and Metamorphosis, Nomenclature and Classification, Relationships of Insects, Appendix of Literature. #120. View more info

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Seaside Gardening

By: James, Theodore Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1995

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1839

ISBN: 0810944510

Condition: Good to Very Good


160 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Book is ex-library with usual markings, stamps and pocket. Light fading to blue cloth along edges. Internally clean and sound. Jacket has minimal if any shelf wear. An overall very presentable copy for reference or reading. Illustrated throughout with inviting and inspiring color photos of seaside gardens created in a wide range of shoreline environments. Contents: Introduction, The Water's Edge, Seaside Landscapes, Seaside Color, Pools and Ponds, Porches, Patios and Decks, Paths, Fences and Trellises, Seaside Gardening: A Pra... View more info

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Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

By: Janson, H. Frederic

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773

ISBN: 0881923362

Condition: Fine


8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary r... View more info

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Invisible Writer. A Biography of Joyce Carol Oates.

By: Johnson, Greg

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1998

Edition: First Printing, April 1998.

Seller ID: 1085

ISBN: 0525941630

Condition: Fine


8vo. 492 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Biography of Joyce Carol Oates. First printing, April 1998. Contents: preface, introduction, In the North Country, The Girl Who Wrote on the Edges: 1938-50, The Romance of Solitude: 1950-56, Syracuse: 1956-60, New Directions: 1960-62, An Entirely New World: Detroit 1962-64, Violence All Around Me: Detroit 1965-67, A House in Windsor 1968-70, Transformation of Being: Hollywood and London 1971-72, The Visionary Gleam: 1973-75, Invisible Woman 1976-77, Moving to Princeton Moving to Bellefleur: 1978-80, The Gothic Wonderland 1981-84, Woman of Letters 19... View more info

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Bergianska Botanister

By: Jonsell, Bengt, Gunnar Broberg, Gunnar Eriksson and Bertil Nordenstam

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Atlantis: 1991

Seller ID: 1470

ISBN: 9174869736

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 141 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, faint trace of shelf wear to spine ends of jacket and small closed tear to upper edge. Text is in Swedish. Illustrated throughout with drawings, paintings, portaiture and photos. Sections: Forord, Broderna Bergius och det bergianska arvet (Bengt Jonsell), Olof Swartz (Bertil Nordenstam), Johan Emanuel Wikstrom (Gunnar Broberg), Veit Brecher Wittrock (Bengt Jonsell, Bergianska siftelsen under vart sekel (Bengt Jonsell, Bergianska stitelsen (P.J. Bergius), Personregister, Forfattarpresentationer. ISBN 9174869736. #1470. View more info

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Asylum for the Queen

By: Jordan, Mildred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Seller ID: 118

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 409 pgs. Very good condition hardcover. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering and floral decoration on spine. A few shallow dings to rear board, otherwise clean and unmarked. Historical novel set in France. #118. View more info

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Do They Hear You When You Cry

By: Kassindja, Fauziya and Bashir, Layli Miller

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1998

Edition: Review Copy.

Seller ID: 829

ISBN: 0385318324

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 528 pgs. Very Good in black paper wraps as issued (softcover). Very light edge wear. Advance reading copy from uncorrected proofs. Memoir of a West African woman, who upon her father's death faced a forced marriage and the ritual female mutilation customary to her people. Fleeing for to America, she recounts her imprisonments and efforts towards asylum. ISBN 0385318324. #829. View more info

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American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997

By: Katharine Kyes Leab, Daniel J. Leab, Marie-Luise Frings, Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp, Editors.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bancroft-Parkman: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2467

Condition: Fine


adv. xxii. 1100pgs. Fine condition hardcover. Clean, tight, unmarked, prisitne condition. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, endpapers depicting a book auction at Sotheby's circa 1800 by Thomas Rowlandson. Continues to be an essential reference tool for buying, selling and evaluating scarce books, serial publications, maps, autographs, prints based on hammer prices at 35 major auction houses. An introduction and table of abbreviations precedes lists of auction houses, named consignors and season's sales, followed by sections on autographs and manuscripts (Part I) and Books (Part... View more info

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Stone Kiss

By: Kellerman, Faye

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Warner Books, Incorporated: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1394

ISBN: 0446530387

Condition: Fine


8vo. 390 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked first printing. A Rina Lazarus and Peter Decker novel. Set in New York, with an encore appearance of Peter's nemesis Christopher Donatti. ISBN 0446530387. #1394. View more info

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Flowers From Mediaeval History

By: Kellogg, Minnie D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1910

Seller ID: 1112

Condition: Very Good


12mo. xvii. 145 pgs. Very Good condition clothbound hardcover with decorative front board. Light rubbing and fraying to cloth at spine ends and corners. Clean and unmarked. Generously illustrated throughout with 32 individually tipped in sepia half-tone photolitograph illustrations. A rich commentary of "historiettes" on various aspects of medieval history gleaned from the author's final travels. Content: Advertisement (statement of purpose with suggested itineraries for cathedral trips in Normandy), By Way of Introduction, Flowers of History from the Romantic Thirteenth Century, Myst... View more info

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Angel

By: Kilworth, Garry D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 580

ISBN: 0312861079

Condition: Fine


8vo. 320 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First US edition, May 1996. Police drama and the supernatural cross paths in San Francisco. ISBN 0312861079. #580. View more info

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To Play the Fool

By: King, Laurie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 355

ISBN: 0312119070

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 260 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black boards and dust jacket. Shallow dog-eared bottom right corners of first 30 pgs., else clean, tight and unmarked. Tiny ding to jacket near left bottom edge. SIGNED by author on title page. Sequel to A Grave Talent. ISBN 0312119070. #355. View more info

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Ex-Libris

By: King, Ross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Walker & Co: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1743

ISBN: 0802733573

Condition: Fine


391 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and Set in Europe following the English Civil War. From the jacket: "A cryptic summons to a remote country house launches Isaac Inchbold, a London bookseller and antiquarian, on an odyssey through seventeenth-century Europe, charged with the task of restoring a magnificent library destroyed by the war." Inchbold's life depends on recovering a missing manuscript, in the midst of underworld, spies, ciphers and forgeries. ISBN 0802733573. #1743. View more info