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The Great Hurricane: 1938, Burns, Cherie
101 Burns, Cherie The Great Hurricane: 1938
U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 087113893X / 9780871138934 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. First edition, first printing, 2005. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Writings of John Burroughs.  Twenty [20] Volumes, Burroughs, John
102 Burroughs, John The Writings of John Burroughs. Twenty [20] Volumes
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1904 Hardcover Very Good 
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904. Copyright 1904, but set published over a period of years beginning in 1905. Exceptionally clean and tight set comprising the first 20 volumes of what was eventually a 23 volume set. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edges gilt, 7.75 inches tall. Illustrated throughout with tissue-protected plates Near fine with very light rubbing to the spine ends, tight hinges, very firm bindings, spotting to rear cover of volume I, slight internal darkening to the front hinges of volume I and III, pages very clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 465.00 USD
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103 Burroughs, John Wake-Robin
New York Hurd and Houghton 1871 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871. Worn first edition (1871) of this noted American naturalist's first book. Attractive Victorian binding in emerald green cloth over beveled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 231 pages. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled with rubthrough and fraying to the corners and spine ends, especially the front corners, good hinges, sound text block, finger soil and smudging to endpapers and preliminary blank, pages slightly age-darkened but legible, old transparent stain to the outer margin throughout the entire book, name and notes on free endpapers, pages unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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104 Burroughs, John (1837-1921) Birds and Poets: With Other Papers
Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin, and Company 1903 Hardcover Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1903. Attractively bound copy from 1903 of this work by noted naturalist John Burroughs. Three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments in a botanical design, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, marbled endpapers, black and white frontis plate, 241 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened and chipped at its head, superficial crack to front joint, covers firmly attached, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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105 Burroughs, John (1837-1921) Fresh Fields
Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin, and Company 1902 Hardcover Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1902. Attractively bound copy from 1902 of this work by noted naturalist John Burroughs. Three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments in a botanical design, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, marbled endpapers, black and white frontis plate, 284 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened, superficial crack to front joint, covers firmly attached, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Locusts and Wild Honey, Burroughs, John (1837-1921)
106 Burroughs, John (1837-1921) Locusts and Wild Honey
Boston Houghton, Osgood and Company 1879 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. First edition, 1879. Worn. Victorian binding in bright green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black, 253 pages. Covers worn and rubbed with chips to the spine ends and along the rear joint, hinges cracked, text block a bit shaken with the first gathering of pages loosened, one page detached (with chipped margins) but present, pages lightly age-toned but clean, no names or other markings. Reading copy, complete but heavily used. Includes: The Pastoral Bees; Sharp Eyes; Strawberries; Is it Going to Rain?; Speckled Trout; Birds and Bees; A Bed of Boughs; Birds'-Nesting; The Halcyon in Canada. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science : A Historical and Critical Essay, Burtt, Edwin Arthur
107 Burtt, Edwin Arthur The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science : A Historical and Critical Essay
New York and London Harcourt Brace and Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Fair No 
New York and London: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1925. First edition, 1925. International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method. Black cloth, gilt spine lettering, 349 pages with index. The book is in fair condition with conspicuous edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, some old dry white mildew markings at its cover edges (no musty odor), sound text block, good hinges, name on front free endpaper, many neatly made underlinings throughout, minor additional edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Hour of the Beaver, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer
108 Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer Hour of the Beaver
Chicago, NY, San Francisco Rand McNally & Co. 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
Chicago, NY, San Francisco : Rand McNally & Co., 1971. First edition, 1971. Illustrated in black and white from photographs. Light blue denim cloth with black lettering, 173 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good to very good condition with foxed spine column, gently rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean page with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in good condition with some overall light surface rubbing, edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer.  With Hans Fantel.  Illustrated By John Pimlott
109 Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer. With Hans Fantel. Illustrated By John Pimlott Unexpected Treasure
New York M. Evans and Comnpany 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: M. Evans and Comnpany, 1968. Stated first printing [1968]. Very good in lightly soiled dustjacket. Essays about nature and wildlife in the author's 250 acre New Jersey refuge. Green hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Light shelf rubbing, firm binding, name on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [4.95] and has some light foxing and shelf soil, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Practical Hints on Church Floral Decorations, By a Lady, By a Lady. Introduction By Revd. W. Cresley
110 By a Lady. Introduction By Revd. W. Cresley Practical Hints on Church Floral Decorations, By a Lady
London J. Masters 1870 First Edition Paperback Fair 
London: J. Masters, 1870. Undated [1870]. Disbound little volume containing 62 pages of text plus 24 plates: 23 hand colored plates (including frontis, title page and 2 different plates labeled plate 18), and one non-colored plate. Stiff dark green softcover with lettering and wreath design in gilt, about 5.25" tall. Unfortunately, the binding glue has let go and the contents are separated into individual pages, all present. Otherwise the covers are very good, hinges holding the endpapers also very good, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean and unmarked, name and 1870 date on front free endpaper. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5" Tall. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The Handy Horse Book : A Manual for Every American Horse-Owner, C. E. Thorne and A. T. Wilson
111 C. E. Thorne and A. T. Wilson The Handy Horse Book : A Manual for Every American Horse-Owner
Springfield, Ohio Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick 1883 Paperback Good 
Springfield, Ohio: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1883. Published 1883. Illustrated guide to care and management of horses, published as Farm and Fireside Library No. 20. Gray softcover, 179 pages plus advertisements. The last owner made black oilcloth covers for the outside of the book, and stitched it into place with three pinholes through the inner margins of the book. Covers only lightly worn with a name in pencil at the top, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ultrasonic Delay Lines, C. F. Brockelsby; J. S. Palfreeman; R. W. Gibson
112 C. F. Brockelsby; J. S. Palfreeman; R. W. Gibson Ultrasonic Delay Lines
London Iliffe Books Ltd. 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Iliffe Books Ltd., 1963. First edition. Purple cloth, 297 pages, dustjacket. Light rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some uneven age-toning, light edgewear, a couple of very tiny edge chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Control of Diseases and Insects Affecting Vegetable Crops on Long Island.  Cornell Extension Bulletin 278, C. R. Crosby, Charles Chubb, R. W. Leiby
113 C. R. Crosby, Charles Chubb, R. W. Leiby The Control of Diseases and Insects Affecting Vegetable Crops on Long Island. Cornell Extension Bulletin 278
Ithaca, NY New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell 1940 Paperback Good 
Ithaca, NY: New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell, 1940. Revised edition, 1940. Softcover, 107 pages. Some cover soil and wear, name on front cover, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Corundum Resources of South Carolina.  Bulletin No. 29, Division of Geology, Camilla K. McCauley and John F. McCauley
114 Camilla K. McCauley and John F. McCauley Corundum Resources of South Carolina. Bulletin No. 29, Division of Geology
Columbia, South Carolina State Development Board 1964 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Columbia, South Carolina: State Development Board, 1964. First edition, 1964. Includes tables and a map. Red softcover, 9 pages. Very light external wear, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The American Girl's Home Book of Work and Play, Campbell, Helen
115 Campbell, Helen The American Girl's Home Book of Work and Play
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1884 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1884. Victorian era collection of games, sports, plays, crafts and other amusements for girls. Includes sections on both indoor and outdoor games, preserving and making artificial flowers, aquariums, Christmas gifts to make, plays, gardening and bee-keeping, cooking, much more. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Rust colored cloth lettered and extensively decorated in gilt and black, 417 pages. Covers have some light shelf soil and rubbing to the extremities, light fraying to corners and spine ends, gilt spine lettering a little dulled but readily legible, good hinges, sound text block, name and 1969 date neatly written on front free endpaper, clean pages otherwise free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 132.00 USD
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Canadian Wildlife Service '66, Canadian Wildlife Service
116 Canadian Wildlife Service Canadian Wildlife Service '66
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Canadian Wildlife Service 1967 Paperback Very Good 
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Wildlife Service, 1967. 1967 report of the Canadian Wildlife Service on projects and activities of 1966. Illustrated in black and white. Printed softcover, 94 pages, transmittal letter laid in loosely at the front. Light edgewear, some age-toning to page edges, internally near fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies from the Discovery of Fission to the Present, Cantelon, Philip L.; Williams, Robert C.; Hewett, Richard G.
117 Cantelon, Philip L.; Williams, Robert C.; Hewett, Richard G. The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies from the Discovery of Fission to the Present
Phildadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 1991 0812213548 / 9780812213546 Second Edition Paperback Good 
Phildadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. Originally published in 1984. White illustrated softcover, 369 pages with extensive index. The book is in good condition with minor edgewear and mildly creased front cover corners, very light overall surface rubbing mostly apparent due to its white background, clean contents free from names or other markings. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Invation from Mars: A Study in The Psychology of Panic, Cantril, Hadley
118 Cantril, Hadley The Invation from Mars: A Study in The Psychology of Panic
New York Harper Torchbooks, Harper & Row 1940 Paperback Good 
New York: Harper Torchbooks, Harper & Row, 1940. Harper Torchbooks TB1282. Lightly worn copy. Includes the complete script of the Orson Welles Mars invasion broadcast, along with a study of public reaction. Softcover, 224 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Covers rubbed with some surface chips to the covers, additional edge rubbing, sound binding, name inside front cover, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Blizzard! The Great Storm of '88 [1888], Caplovich, Judd
119 Caplovich, Judd Blizzard! The Great Storm of '88 [1888]
Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A. Vero Pub Co 1987 0961928204 / 9780961928209 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Vero Pub Co, 1987. First edition, stated first printing, signed by the author on the half-title. Illustrated history of the great New England blizzard of 1888, a storm which has yet to be surpassed in power and damage. Dark navy blue cloth lettered in silver gilt, illustrated endpapers, dustjacket. Near fine with a very light scattering of foxing to the top edges of the endpapers, firm binding, very clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also near fine, no chips or tears.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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120 Carpenter, Edwin D., Editor Trees and Shrubs for Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut USA Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture 1968 Paperback Very Good 
Storrs, Connecticut USA: Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture , 1968. Published 1968. Tan softcover in very good condition with minimal edgewear, price written in tiny black ink characters top right corner front cover, otherwise clean with no other markings. Index of foliage plants conducive to the Connecticut ecosystem. Chapters include: Planting and Care; Failure to Flower; Hardiness and Flowering Period; Identification of Plant Materials; among others. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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