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The Amazing Story of James J. Braddock, Harte, James Lambert
161 Harte, James Lambert The Amazing Story of James J. Braddock
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Press 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press, 1938. Externally worn first edition of the story of James J. Braddock (1905-1974), professional boxing heavyweight champion from 1935-37, later adapted to the movie Cinderella Man starring Russell Crowe. Includes two black and white plates, from photographs. Purple hardcover, 183 pages, no dustjacket. Covers lightly rubbed at the edges, spine faded to a purplish gray with the gilt lettering dulled but still legible, additional uneven fading and coloration, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Road Scrapings: Coaches and Coaching, Haworth, Captain M. E.
162 Haworth, Captain M. E. Road Scrapings: Coaches and Coaching
London Tinsley Brothers 1882 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1882. First edition [1882]. British coaching humor illustrated with lithographed plates in black and white plus shades of orange-tan. Red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 202 pages plus errata slip and publisher's ads. Spine sun-darkened with gilt dulled but letible, light tears/fraing to spine ends, some spotting to covers, good hinges, text block sound but not tight, light foxing to endpapers and half-title, pages a bit age-toned but clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Painting Luscious Fruit, Hayes, Elizabeth
163 Hayes, Elizabeth Painting Luscious Fruit
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. North Light Books 2000 1581800835 / 9781581800838 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 2000. First edition, first printing. Pictorial hardcover without dustjacket, as issued. Very good with light shelf rubbing, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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How to Swim Crawl, Hedges, Sid G. Illustrated By Dorothy Franks
164 Hedges, Sid G. Illustrated By Dorothy Franks How to Swim Crawl
London Methuen & Co., Ltd. 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1950. 5th edition, 1950. Illustrated with 12 diagrams and frontis portrait of the author in 1930s swimwear. Light denim blue with navy cover lettering, 104 pages, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, two-toned endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, with a very mildly darkened spine and gentle overall surface rubbing mostly apparent due to its light background. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Pointer and Setter Record for 1925.  Bench Show Record (Illustrated), Henry, Wm. W. [William W.]
165 Henry, Wm. W. [William W.] The Pointer and Setter Record for 1925. Bench Show Record (Illustrated)
Tulsa, Oklahoma USA Wm. W. Henry 1925 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Tulsa, Oklahoma USA: Wm. W. Henry, 1925. First edition [1925]. Title page notes Volume I, but this was apparently the only volume published. Includes standards of the breeds, illustrations of former champions, champions of record for 1925, show awards. Illustrated in black and white from photographs. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, 180 pages. Light edge rubbing, front hinge secure but shows old internal glue repair, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 335.00 USD
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Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America, Henshall, James A.
166 Henshall, James A. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America
Cincinnati, Ohio Stewart Kidd Company 1923 Third Printing Hardcover Good No 
Cincinnati, Ohio: Stewart Kidd Company, 1923. Worn but sound copy of the 1923 third printing (originally published in 1919). Illustrated throughout in black and white plus a color frontis. Green cloth, 410 pages, no dustjacket. Edges rubbed with some scuffing and fraying to both upper and lower edges, two tiny frayed holes to the front joint, front hinge internally repaired, text block sound with no loosened pages, minor foxing to endpapers and outer edges of text block, name and addresses on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New Roads to Adventure in Model Railroading, Hertz, Louis H.
167 Hertz, Louis H. New Roads to Adventure in Model Railroading
New York Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation 1952 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1952. Stated first edition, first printing, 1952. Ex-library copy bound in red buckram cloth with white spine lettering. Covers rubbed, pocket and bookplate removed but ex-library stamping to preliminaries remains, sound binding, some wear to pages but generally quite clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ultralight Boatbuilding, Hill, Thomas J.;Stetson, Fred
168 Hill, Thomas J.;Stetson, Fred Ultralight Boatbuilding
Camden, Maine, U.S.A. Intl Marine Pub 1987 0877422443 / 9780877422440 Paperback Very Good 
Camden, Maine, U.S.A.: Intl Marine Pub, 1987. Softcover with minor wear, firm binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Carving Classic Swan and Goose Decoys: Ready-to-Use Templates for Making Reproductions of 16 Antique Carvings, Hillman, Anthony
169 Hillman, Anthony Carving Classic Swan and Goose Decoys: Ready-to-Use Templates for Making Reproductions of 16 Antique Carvings
U.S.A. Dover Publications 1987 0486255220 / 9780486255224 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1987. First edition, 1987. Softcover book of templates for making decoys of swans and geese based on antique carvings. All templates are present and unused. Softcover with some wear to the corners and spine ends, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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170 Hines, Ray E. and John V. Adams, Raymond Van Tassel, Robert L. Thompson Carpentry and Woodworking : A Handbook of Tools, Materials, Methods and Directions
New York D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1948. Published 1948 Mechanic's Library series. Lightly glazed gray cloth with dark navy cover decoration, navy spine lettering, 152 pages with index, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with light edgwear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with lightly rubbed spine ends, two neatly closed quarter inch tears to the top edge of the rear panel.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Break Your Own Pony, Holyoake, Janet
171 Holyoake, Janet Break Your Own Pony
London Country Life Ltd. 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
London: Country Life Ltd., 1951. First edition, lightly worn copy in worn dustjacket. Illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs. Yellow cloth, 55 pages, dustjacket. Edges lightly rubbed, some shelf soil to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-toned with some light spotting, long closed tear to front panel, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Learning to Drive Ponies, Holyoake, Janet
172 Holyoake, Janet Learning to Drive Ponies
London Faber and Faber 1948 First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair 
London: Faber and Faber, 1948. First edition, externally worn copy in chipped dustjacket. Illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs. Tan cloth, 95 pages, dustjacket. Edges rubbed with darkening and wear to the spine ends where the dustjacket is chipped, slight bow to covers, good hinges, sound text block, light foxing to endpapers and outer edges of the text block, pages clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket has fading, shelf soil and spotting and numerous small chips and tears, but fairly little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Plants That Merit Attention : Volume I - Trees, Horticultural Committee of the Garden Club of America
173 Horticultural Committee of the Garden Club of America Plants That Merit Attention : Volume I - Trees
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Timber Press 1984 0917304756 / 9780917304750 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Timber Press, 1984. First edition, 1984. White gilt decorated hardcover with gilt spine lettering, about 200 pages (unpaginated). The book is in very good condition wthi very light edgewear, including a lightly rubbed spinefoot and extreme corners, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dust jacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hoyle's Games. Anners' Edition. Containing the Established Rules and Practice of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Quinze, Vingt-un, cassino, Put, All Fours, Pope Joan, Thirty-One, Brag, Commerce, Earl of Coventry, Lansquenet, Loo, Ecarte, Cribbage..., Hoyle. Henry F. Anners
174 Hoyle. Henry F. Anners Hoyle's Games. Anners' Edition. Containing the Established Rules and Practice of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Quinze, Vingt-un, cassino, Put, All Fours, Pope Joan, Thirty-One, Brag, Commerce, Earl of Coventry, Lansquenet, Loo, Ecarte, Cribbage...
Boston Chase, Nichols & Hill 1845 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Chase, Nichols & Hill, 1845. Ca. 1845, originally published 1838. Worn but complete copy in dark brown cloth lettered in gilt, about 4.5" tall, 277 pages. Front cover attached only due to an old internal clear tape repair to the front hinge, chipping to corners and joints, text block sound, pages a bit age-browned but clean with some finger soil to the corner of the title page, names in pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939; Magic and Illusions By Jean Hugard, Hugard, Jean.  Illustrated By Nelson Hahne
175 Hugard, Jean. Illustrated By Nelson Hahne The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939; Magic and Illusions By Jean Hugard
New York Max Holden 1939 Paperback Good 
New York: Max Holden, 1939. Collected magic routines and illusions, illustrated with line drawings. Softcover, 137 pages plus publisher's ads. Corners and spine ends rubbed and lightly chipped, shallow crease to upper corner of front cover, contents lightly age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hand-Book of Light Gymnastics, Hunt, Lucy B.
176 Hunt, Lucy B. Hand-Book of Light Gymnastics
Boston Lee and Shepard 1894 Hardcover Very Good 
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1894. Title page dated 1894. Light exercise for Victorian women including gymnastics, use of rings, dumbbells, Indian clubs and bean-bags, marching, and how to dress for exercise. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in black, frontis engraving showing women exercising, 6" tall. Very good conditoin with minimal edge rubbing, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Ten Years Before the Mike, Husing, Ted
177 Husing, Ted Ten Years Before the Mike
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1935 First Edition Hardcover Fair No 
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935. Hard-to-find first edition (with the publisher's insignia on the copyright page) of this sportscaster's memoir, in stained covers. Illustrated with photographs from the author's career. Green cloth printed in brown, 298 pages, no dustjacket. The outer third of both covers is faded and stained to a lighter color, and the spine is faded to tan, other moderate edgewear. Internally better with good hinges, sound text block with no loosened pages, long notation dated 1935 on front pastedown, light foxing to endpapers, pages mainly very clean with a couple of instances of finger soil to the margins.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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All about the Jack Russell Terrier, Huxham, Gerry
178 Huxham, Gerry All about the Jack Russell Terrier
London Pelham Books 1980 0720712017 / 9780720712018 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Pelham Books , 1980. Second edition, 1879. All About Series.Illustrated in black and white. Green boards with heavy gilt spine lettering, 176 pages, with index. The book is in very good condition with lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. A very detailed manual, including whelping table, complete physiological background, breed heritage and training advice. . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Fireside Book of Chess, Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld
179 Irving Chernev & Fred Reinfeld The Fireside Book of Chess
New York Simon & Schuster 1949 Sixth Printing Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. Sixth printing, 1949. Black hardcover with dustjacket. Some rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, firm text block, two pages have darkened areas from an old newspaper clipping, otherwise slightly age-yellowed but clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has a very faded spine, some very minor chips to spine ends, light shelfwear. Less common title in the Fireside series. . Sixth Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Complete Angler; or The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Isaak Walton and Charles Cotton.  Edited By John Major
180 Isaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Edited By John Major The Complete Angler; or The Contemplative Man's Recreation
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1884 Hardcover Fair No 
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1884. Undated, ca. 1884. Major's Edition. Worn but sound copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, frontis engraving of Walton, other small engravings throughout the text. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, with minor fraying to corners and spine ends, small chip to rear edge of spine head, front hinge internally repaired and secure, text block sound, frontis portrait nearly detached, protective page between frontis and title page brittle and chipped, title page age-toned, pages very clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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