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Sporting Anecdotes, Original and Selected, Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits of Persons in Every Walk of Life ...  Two Volumes, Egan, Pierce
121 Egan, Pierce Sporting Anecdotes, Original and Selected, Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits of Persons in Every Walk of Life ... Two Volumes
New York Johnstone & Van Norden 1823 Hardcover Good 
New York: Johnstone & Van Norden, 1823. Two volume set, 1823. Three quarter tan sheep leather over blue marbled boards, tan spine labels, just less than six inches tall, 280 + 274 pages, volume II frontis woodcut of a man and woman fishing. Covers worn and rubbed with a few chips to the spine leather, most likely from long-gone insects, sound bindings with some chipping along the front hinge of volume I, pages lightly to moderately foxed but readily legible throughout, name of Oliver Soper written on endpapers and blanks.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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122 Els, David and Jack Ruttle, Editors. designed By Jeanette Jacobs. The National Gardening Association Dictionary of Horticulture
New York Viking Press 1994 0670849928 / 9780670849925 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Viking Press, 1994. First edition, first printing, 1994. Tan hardcover with black cloth spine, silver gilt spine lettering, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in fine condition. Contains more than 15,000 terms, including plants, pesticides, diseases, fertilizers, soils tools and materials, and techniques. Cross-referenced. Multiple entries illustrated with detailed green line drawings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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123 Engers, Joe (editor). Photography By Bill Buckner The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys
New York, New York, U.S.A. Lyons Press 2000 1585741205 / 9781585741205 Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Lyons Press, 2000. Exceptionally clean copy of this very large, well-produced and beautifully illustrated book about the history and use of decoys, arranged by state and region. Bright blue cloth, more than 14.5 inchest tall, 320 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book looks and feels new, with very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in similar like-new condition. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Gradient Light: The Art and Craft of Using Variable-Contrast Paper, Ephraums, Eddie
124 Ephraums, Eddie Gradient Light: The Art and Craft of Using Variable-Contrast Paper
U.S.A. Amphoto - Watson-Guptill 1994 0817439250 / 9780817439255 First Edition Paperback Fair 
U.S.A.: Amphoto - Watson-Guptill, 1994. First edition, 1994. Softcover in fine condition, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Poultry Culture.  How to Raise, Manage, Mate and Judge Thoroughbred Fowls, Felch, I. K.
125 Felch, I. K. Poultry Culture. How to Raise, Manage, Mate and Judge Thoroughbred Fowls
Chicago W. H. Harrison, Jr. 1889 Hardcover Good No 
Chicago: W. H. Harrison, Jr., 1889. Comprehensive 1889 guide to raising poultry "from shell to griddle" with sections on breeding, showing and judging thoroughbred stock. Illustrated with engravings. Brown pictorial cloth printed in black and gilt. Covers lightly rubbed with additional rubbing to the corners and spine ends, firm binding, slightly age-darkened but clean pages with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Boating Trips on New England Rivers, Fellows, Henry Parker.  Illustrated By Willis H. Beals
126 Fellows, Henry Parker. Illustrated By Willis H. Beals Boating Trips on New England Rivers
Boston Cupples, Upham, and Company 1884 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Boston: Cupples, Upham, and Company, 1884. First edition, 1884. Illustrated account of three tours on New England rivers: I. An Inland Voyage on the Sudbury, Concord and Merrimac Rivers; II. An Autumn Cruise on the Housatonic; III. The Nashua River. Describes scenery and history along the way. Green cloth printed in black, 176 pages plus an advertisement for oars and sculls. Some edgewear, including light fraying to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, a couple of page gatherings not quite square with the text block (perhaps an old repair of some loosened pages), personal bookplate on front pastedown, no other markings, some light soil to endpapers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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How to Build an Indian Canoe, Fichter, George S.;Adney, Tappan
127 Fichter, George S.;Adney, Tappan How to Build an Indian Canoe
New York David McKay 1977 0679203524 / 9780679203520 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: David McKay, 1977. First edition, first printing [1977]. Tan textured cloth with dustjacket. Minimal wear to spine ends, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is very good with no chips or tears.. 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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Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginners Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs, Fischer, Henry George.
128 Fischer, Henry George. Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginners Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs
New York Metropolitan Museum, NY 1988 0870995286 / 9780870995286 Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1988. Third edition, 1988, in like new condition. Oversize blue cloth hardcover, 12" tall, with lavender dustjacket. Looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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The Weavers. Colonial American Craftsmen Series, Fisher, Leonard Everett
129 Fisher, Leonard Everett The Weavers. Colonial American Craftsmen Series
New York Franklin Watts Inc. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Franklin Watts Inc., 1966. First edition, stated first printing, 1966. Colonial American Craftsmen series, illustrated throughout with detailed black and white examples and drawings. Pictorial hardcover with dustjacket, 48 pages. Very good condition with firm binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Birds of Prey, Floyd Scholz. Photographs By Tad Merrick
130 Floyd Scholz. Photographs By Tad Merrick Birds of Prey
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Stackpole Books 1993 0811702421 / 9780811702423 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fine Signed
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books, 1993. First edition, first printing, with a personalized 1993 inscription signed by the author on the half-title. Near fine in fine dustjacket. Illustrated with stunning photos of birds of prey and the magnificent carvings crafted by the author, with step by step instructions on replicating his success. Black hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition other than a lightly bumped front lower spine end which is not visible with the dustjacket in place, firm binding, very clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped (includes 1993 price of 49.95] and is in fine condition, no chips or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen: With Directions for Handling the Gun, The Rifle, and the Rod..., Forester, Frank
131 Forester, Frank The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen: With Directions for Handling the Gun, The Rifle, and the Rod...
New York W. A. Townsend 1864 Hardcover Fair 
New York: W. A. Townsend, 1864. Sturdy copy that has been rebound, but with the original binding cloth mounted on the covers and spine. Red cloth, 482 pages plus publisher's catalogue bound in at rear. Original binding cloth is somewhat soiled and spotted, underlying new buckram is clean, good hinges, sound text block, light foxing to first and last few pages, pages age-toned but generally very clean with a few instances of finger soil.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Reach Official American League Base Ball [Baseball] Guide for 1910, Francis C. Richter, Editor
132 Francis C. Richter, Editor The Reach Official American League Base Ball [Baseball] Guide for 1910
Philadelphia A. J. Reach Company 1910 First Edition Paperback Good 
Philadelphia: A. J. Reach Company, 1910. Original 1910 baseball publication with official records, playing rules, schedules, statistics and more. Includes dozens and dozens of photos of teams and players, and a fascinating array of illustrated ads for sports equipment at the back. Softcover, 6.5" tall, 640 pages. Covers rubbed at the edges with some very modest surface chipping to the corners ans spine ends, sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Trout Streams of Southern New England: An Angler's Guide to the Watersheds of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, Fuller, Tom
133 Fuller, Tom Trout Streams of Southern New England: An Angler's Guide to the Watersheds of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A. Countryman Press 1999 088150470X / 9780881504705 First Edition Paperback Very Good Signed
Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Countryman Press, 1999. First edition, with personalized note signed by the author on the title page. Softcover, 240 pages. Very light cover wear, mainly a bit of light edge rubbing, binding firm, contents very clean, small address label at bottom of half-title.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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134 Geo. Murphy Inc. Catalogue of Photographic Materials. No. 500. Everything Photographic
New York Geo. Murphy Inc. 1950 Paperback Good 
New York: Geo. Murphy Inc., 1950. Undated [1950]. Illustrated catalogue of photographic equipment, materials and supplies. Begins with index marked as page 1, unsure whether a title page ever existed. Off-white textured softcover printed in black, 256 pages. Covers slightly age-toned, binding sound but staples visible at front and rear, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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135 Gerry, David 50 Hikes in Connecticut : Hikes and Walks from the Berkshires to the Coast
Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A. Backcountry Guides 2002 0881504963 / 9780881504965 Paperback Very Good 
Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Backcountry Guides, 2002. Fifth edition [2002] of this guide to hiking in Connecticut, illustrated with photographs and maps. Softcover, 234 pages. Light cover wear, mainly a little unnevenness of the lamination, spine uncreased, binding sound, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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136 Gillon, Edmund V., Editor Picture Sourcebook for Collage and Decoupage (Dover Pictorial Archives)
U.S.A. Dover Publications 1974 0486230953 / 9780486230955 Paperback Very Good 
U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1974. Includes 45 illustrations in color, hundreds more in black and white. Softcover in very good condition with light edgewear, sound binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Selling of the Babe: The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend, Glenn Stout
137 Glenn Stout The Selling of the Babe: The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend
New York Thomas Dunne Books 2016 1250064317 / 9781250064318 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016. First edition, first printing. 2016. Blue hardcover with dustjacket. Near fine condition with very minor shelf bump to the lower spine end which does not show with the dustjacket in place, dustjacket also about fine, unclipped and in mylar protector. Looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Basic Formal Hand, Goines, David Lance
138 Goines, David Lance A Basic Formal Hand
Berkeley CA Saint Hieronymous Press 1976 0913718130 / 9780913718131 Paperback Very Good 
Berkeley CA : Saint Hieronymous Press, 1976. Third edition, 1976. Tall softcover, about 15" x 10". Near fine condition with firm binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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An Introduction to the Elements of Calligraphy, Goines, David Lance
139 Goines, David Lance An Introduction to the Elements of Calligraphy
Berkeley CA Saint Hieronymous Press 1975 0913718084 / 9780913718087 Paperback Very Good 
Berkeley CA : Saint Hieronymous Press, 1975. Third edition, 1975. Tall softcover, about 15" x 10". Near fine condition with firm binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Fishing: Notes of a Fisherman. Together with An English Translation of Fishing: Notes By a Lover of Fishing, Goldstein, Abe.  Translated By Leah Lantz. Preface and Notes By Karl J. Van Valkenburgh, Foreword By John Mundt
140 Goldstein, Abe. Translated By Leah Lantz. Preface and Notes By Karl J. Van Valkenburgh, Foreword By John Mundt Fishing: Notes of a Fisherman. Together with An English Translation of Fishing: Notes By a Lover of Fishing
N.P. N.P. 1951 Hardcover Very Good Signed
N.P.: N.P., 1951. Includes two volumes, the original 1951 first edition in Yiddish, and the 2005 English translation, one of only seven copies published. Slipcase absent. The original is bound in tan and red cloth and has some light shelf soil, shallow internal crack to front hinge, and has a long inscription in Yiddish signed by the author and dated 1951 on the front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. The English translation is bound in red cloth and is in fine condition, signed by Karl J. Van Valkenburgh and John Mundt, with AF-3 hand lettered at the lower edge of the title page (probably #3 of the 7 copies). . Signed by the Author. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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