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Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination. With Chapter on Symbiotic Germination.

By: Hicks, Aaron J. [with a Chapter By Scott Stewart]

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Chandler, AZ, The Orchid Seedbank Project: 2016

Edition: Third Printing of Second Revised Editi

Seller ID: 2270

ISBN: 0967304939

Condition: Near Fine


185pgs. New softcover, Near Fine condition with a shallow bump to front cover at lower right corner, else Fine. Direct from the publisher, this is the February 2014 printing of the updated and expanded second edition which features a new chapter on symbiotic technique by Scott Stewart. With clear instructions for beginners as well as experienced growers, detailed content, fully referenced chapters, illustrated throughout with black and white and color photos, tables, drawings and sketches. Chapters: I.The Orchid Seed: Germination, Orchid Mycorrhiza; II. A Brief History of Orchids From Seed: H... View more info

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The Glass House

By: Hix, John

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Phaidon Press, Incorporated: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1608

ISBN: 0714832111

Condition: Fine


4to. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout with historic and contemporary drawings, etchings, lithographs and photographs. The author traces the evolution of glass enclosures from the mid-seventeenth century when the desire to nurture exotic plants in a foreign and often hostile climate led to the development of the glasshouse and ingenious mechanical support systems capable of maintaining a suitable microenvironment. Sections: Introduction, Beginnings, This Liberal and Improving Age, The Artificial Climate, The Automatic Garden, The Grand Private Conservatory, Indust... View more info

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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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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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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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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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Rose Madder

By: King, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking.: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 153

ISBN: 0670858692

Condition: Fine


8vo. 420 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch closed tear near bottom of spine. Black cloth and boards, red metallic lettering and detail. Frontis illus. by Mark Geyer. Jacket photo. George Kerrigan. Author photo Tabitha King. ISBN 0670858692. #153. View more info

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Why the Tree Loves the Ax

By: Lewis, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1014

ISBN: 0609601091

Condition: Fine


8vo. 276 pgs. First Edition. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Author's second novel, a story of female violence, fear and resourcefulness. ISBN 0609601091. #1014. View more info

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Illuminated Diary of a Professional Lady.

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright (Modern Library): 1926

Edition: Eleventh Printing April 1926

Seller ID: 2375

Condition: Good to Very Good


217 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, red and white decorated boards, red cloth spine, paper titlepiece on front board. General rubbing along edges and corners, darkening to paper of boards, binding very sound, internally clean and unmarked but for previous owner name and date on front endpaper and a small clear waterspot at top margin of text block. A few pages have dogeared corners. Illustrated by Ralph Barton, the popularity of this 1925 comic novel exceeded expectations and the publisher produced multiple printings in short order. This copy is a later printing, with the originall... View more info

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Roman Pictures

By: Lubbock, Percy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1926

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 2457

Condition: Good to Very Good


221 pgs. Good to Very Good, binding sound, clean and unmarked. One closed tear at margin of pg 10, text not affected. Frontis illustration plate tipped in. Original age-toned paper boards, cloth spine with faded titlepiece, no jacket.This is a vintage printing, not a modern reproduction. By the author of Earlham and The Craft of Fiction. Contents: Fontana Delle Tartarughe, Via Nazionale, Piazza Della Cancelleria, St. Peter's, Via Giulia, Villa Borghese, Via Dwlla Purificazione, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Via Sistina, Piazza Navona, Corso, The Forum, Via Margutta, Via Delle Botteghe Oscure. #2457... View more info

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The Birdwatcher's Companion

By: MacKay, Barry Kent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canada, National Book Network, Key Porter Books, 1994. First Printing.: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 559

ISBN: 1550134671

Condition: Fine


8vo. Softbound pb. 217 pgs. Fine condition softcover. Introduction, bird topography, birding in the east coast, the south, the west, prairies and polar regions of North America. Black and white illustrations and sketches throughout text by author. ISBN 1550134671. #559 View more info

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The Armageddon Rag

By: Martin, George R.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Dell: 2007

Edition: 2nd Printing of Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 2451

ISBN: 0553383078

Condition: Near Fine


340 pgs. Near Fine condition trade paperback, clean and unmarked with minimal edge and corner wear. A reporter and novel author investigates the violent onstage murder of a sixties rock star, confronting his own demons while the music bridges and weaves the past and present, underground counterculture, mysticism and touches of the supernatural. ISBN 9780553383072. 2451. View more info

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Catalina. A Romance.

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City.: 1948

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 226

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 275 pgs. Very Good condition. Black cloth with light shelf-wear to spine edges. Interior clean, sound, unmarked. Book Club edition. #226 View more info

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Schrodinger's Baby

By: McGregor, H.R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1050

ISBN: 0688168930

Condition: Fine


8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050. View more info

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In the Cut : A Novel

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1601

ISBN: 0679422587

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 177 pgs. Near Fine softcover. Uncorrected proof. Advanced reader's edition. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects other than a slight trace of shelf wear along bottom edge. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. By the author of "The Whiteness of Bones" and "Sleeping Beauties". #1601. View more info

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Robert Frost. A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense. [The Murray Hill Biographies]

By: Munson, Gorham B.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2356

Condition: Very Good


135 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, clean, sound, unmarked with light rubbing to edges and corners. A biography of Robert Frost by the author of "Waldo Frank: A Study". Chapters: The Generations of Men, Once by the Pacific, A Boy's Will, The Road Not Taken, New Hampshire, Pan With Us, Into My Own, A Sensibilitist, Against the World in General. Appendices: Selected British Opinion on Robert Frost, Books by Robert Frost, Principal Essays on Robert Frost, Robert Frost on Education, Index. #2356. View more info

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Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages.

By: Nan Fairbrother

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: 2nd Printing November 1956

Seller ID: 2515

Condition: Very Good


xii. 271 pgs. Very Good decorated hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean with little sign of shelf wear, binding sound, unmarked but for small bookstore stamp on front blank (The Book Gallery). Light edgewear and a few small tears and chips to jacket, price intact. By the author of "An English Year". Typecast in Janson's Dutch style type. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, schematics, engravings, decorations and photographs. Chapters: Why Men Have Gardened, Enclosed Monastic: Gardening in the Dark Ages, Enclosed Romantic: Gardens of the Middle Ages, Enclosted ... View more info

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Swimming the Channel

By: Neville, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 577

ISBN: 0312113374

Condition: Fine


8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577. View more info