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Our Calligraphic Heritage: The Geyer Studio Writing Book, Text, Charts and Compositions, Ismar David
181 Ismar David Our Calligraphic Heritage: The Geyer Studio Writing Book, Text, Charts and Compositions
New York Geyer Studio 1979 0960230017 / 9780960230013 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Clamshell Box 
New York: Geyer Studio, 1979. First edition, 1979. Suite of booklets on calligraphy, consisting of a softcover book, 18 separate plates (17 + contents plate), and 17 folded printed sheets showing various lettering styles, all housed in a khaki linen type cloth clamshell case lettered in gilt, with snap closures. The set and case all look and feel new and unused, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Clamshell Box. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Motor Camping, J. C. Long and John D. Long
182 J. C. Long and John D. Long Motor Camping
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1923. First edition [1923]. Detailed guidance on early auto travel coupled with wilderness camping at a time when such ventures were certainly more of an adventure. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, attached pink ribbon bookmark, 340 pages, no dustjacket. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, some foxing to the plates and adjacent pages, pages otherwise clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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183 Jackson, Paul The Ultimate Papercraft and Origami Book
New York, New York, U.S.A. Smithmark Pubishers 1992 0831781939 / 9780831781934 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Smithmark Pubishers, 1992. Brightly illustrated throughout with accompanying how-to diagrams. Brightly color-illustrated and striped laminated covers, endpapers with a simulated handmade look, illustrated title and half title pages, 256 pages, matching 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 in very good condition with a minor closed tear to the top of the rear panel, effectively no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Practical Basket Making.  New Edition, Enlarged and Revised with New Illustrations, James, George Wharton
184 James, George Wharton Practical Basket Making. New Edition, Enlarged and Revised with New Illustrations
Pasadena, California George Wharton James 1920 Hardcover Good 
Pasadena, California: George Wharton James, 1920. Undated, ca. 1920. Illustrated throughout in black and white with photographs and diagrams. Bleck cloth with gilt cover lettering, no dustjacket. Covers lightly scuffed, good hinges, sound text block, small name label on front pastedown, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Marvelous Transforming Toys: With Complete Instructions and Plans, Jim Makowicki
185 Jim Makowicki Marvelous Transforming Toys: With Complete Instructions and Plans
Newtown, CT Taunton Press 2000 1561583812 / 9781561583812 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 2000. First edition, 2000. Well illustrated throughout. Softcover in about fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Among the Water-Fowl : Observation, Adventure, Photography.  A Popular Narrative Account of the Water-Fowl as Found in the Northern and Middle States and Lower Canada, East of the Rocky Mountains, Job, Herbert K.
186 Job, Herbert K. Among the Water-Fowl : Observation, Adventure, Photography. A Popular Narrative Account of the Water-Fowl as Found in the Northern and Middle States and Lower Canada, East of the Rocky Mountains
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1903 Hardcover Good None 
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1903. 1903 edition. A discussion of a variety of waterfowl by this Kent, Connecticut author, illustrated in black and white after photographs. Light green cloth with illustration mounted on the front cover, 224 pages. Some light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, old tape marks on rear pastedown, name stamp on front pastedown, no other markings. Sections include: The Submerged Tenth; Modern Cliff-Dwellers; Ocean Wanderers; The White-Winged Fleet; Wild Fowl or Wild Fowl. . Hard Cover. Good/None. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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187 John Bosesll, David Fisher Fenway Park: Legendary Home of the Boston Red Sox
New York Little, Brown & Co, Atlantic Monthly Press 1992 0316103373 / 9780316103374 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New York: Little, Brown & Co, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1992. First edition, 1992. Pop-up of the beloved home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park, recreated from the architect's plans. Includes pop-up and an attached softcover book outlining the history of the park and the players who made their temporary home there. Laminated pictorial boards, no dustjacket as issued. Some light shelfwear to the rear cover, pop-up operational with one minor section (near third base) needing a little finger poking to get it into place propertly since there are a couple of shallow creases that slow it down a bit. Complete down to the billboards and Citgo sign.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Trout Streams of Eastern Connecticut, John Crowe, Ed Cubanski, Rennie Robinson, Bob Smith
188 John Crowe, Ed Cubanski, Rennie Robinson, Bob Smith Trout Streams of Eastern Connecticut
Hanover, Connecticut Thames Valley Chapter, Trout Unlimited 1998 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Hanover, Connecticut: Thames Valley Chapter, Trout Unlimited, 1998. First edition. Softcover, 88 pages. About fine condition, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Trout Streams of Eastern Connecticut, John Crowe, Ed Cubanski, Rennie Robinson, Bob Smith
189 John Crowe, Ed Cubanski, Rennie Robinson, Bob Smith Trout Streams of Eastern Connecticut
Hanover, Connecticut Thames Valley Chapter, Trout Unlimited 1998 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Hanover, Connecticut: Thames Valley Chapter, Trout Unlimited, 1998. First edition. Softcover, 88 pages. About fine condition, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Tarpomania - The Madness of Fishing, Johnson, Eldridge Reeves
190 Johnson, Eldridge Reeves Tarpomania - The Madness of Fishing
New York Frederic William Stack; Book-Craft 1908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Signed
New York: Frederic William Stack; Book-Craft, 1908. First edition, 1909, a limited production, inscribed and signed by the author to Edward Lyman Bill, publisher of Talking Machine World Magazine, and dated 1909. The author was an avid angler and founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company, makers of Victrola. Exceptional binding in olive morocco leather with inlaid leather tarpon on the front cover, raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, all edges gilt, gilt tooled inner dentelles over moire silk endleaves, 27 pages of text plus four plates from photographs, with letterpress tissue. Covers age-toned to a rich brown with some indication of original color at the centers of the covers, some light shelfwear, mainly tiny scuffs to edges, good joints/hinges, firm binding, some darkening to outer edges of free endpapers, age-yellowed but clean pages, no other names or markings.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 1545.00 USD
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Black Bass and Bass Craft: The Life Habits of the Two Bass and Successful Angling Strategy, Jones, Sheridan R.
191 Jones, Sheridan R. Black Bass and Bass Craft: The Life Habits of the Two Bass and Successful Angling Strategy
New York The Macmillan Company 1927 Hardcover Good Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings by the author. Blue cloth lettered in silver gilt and black with front cover image printed in lighter blue, black and silver gilt, 205 pages, dustjacket. The book has some edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, very light foxing to title page, lightly age-toned but clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light foxing and darkening to the spine, edgewear, minor chips to corners and spine ends.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Picturesque America: Its Parks and Playgrounds, Kane, John Francis
192 Kane, John Francis Picturesque America: Its Parks and Playgrounds
New York Resorts and Playgrounds of America 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New York: Resorts and Playgrounds of America, 1925. First edition of this well-illustrated book encouraging finding adventure in America's National Parks and Forests. Includes numerous color plates and maps as well as dozens of photographic illustrations in black and white. Also includes folklore and poems in addition to history and physical descriptions. Olive cloth printed in gilt and black, all edges gilt, 521 pages. Light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, very minor foxing to first and final pages, name on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Aficionado!  The Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Fiest De Toros of Spain, Kehoe, Vincent J-R
193 Kehoe, Vincent J-R Aficionado! The Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Fiest De Toros of Spain
New York Hastings House 1959 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Hastings House, 1959. First edition. Lightly worn copy in unevenly faded dustjacket. Highly informative book on bullfighting, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Greenish yellow cloth, 256 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Light edgewear and some spotting to the upper edges of the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has considerable edge rubbing and numerous tiny chips, some edge creases, background of spine sunbleached to light pink but with black lettering unfaded.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers; Being Excursions By Members of the Alpine Club.  Second Series.  Two Volumes., Kennedy, Edward Shirley
194 Kennedy, Edward Shirley Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers; Being Excursions By Members of the Alpine Club. Second Series. Two Volumes.
London Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1862 First Edition Hardcover Good 
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. First edition [1962]. A handsome copy of this collection of mountaineering stories by members of the Alpine Club. Well-illustrated, the set contains several tinted color maps (many folding), full page engravings and smaller illustrations within the text. This copy has two maps and a frontis absent - it is not apparent whether they were never bound in or extremely carefully removed - there is no evidence that they were ever present. Absent are the frontis engraving and Southeast Iceland map in volume one; plus the Graian Alps map in volume two. Three quarter calf over marbled boards, dual spine labels in red and black, slightly raised spine bands, gilt lettering and decorated compartments, marbled edges and endpapers, 445 + 541 pages. Some cover wear and rubbing, with corner bumping and some surface peeling to the flat areas of the calf on the front and rear covers (not visible when shelved), hinges/joints good with covers firmly attached, text blocks sound with no names or other markings, no chips or tears, some occasional finger soil. An attractive set of books - a classic in mountaineering literature. This is the second in the series of collections later to become the Alpine Journal. This series includes: A Tour in Iceland in the Summer of 1861 by E. T. Holland; The Ober-Engadin; The Chamounix District; The High-Level Glacier Route from Chamounix to Zermatt; The Peak Passes, and Glaciers of the Monte Rosa Chain; The Noric Alps; The Bernese, Valasian, and Runer Oberland; The Pyrenees; The Cottian Alps; Excursions in Dauuphine; The Graian Alps; The Glaciers of Norway; Phenomena Observed on Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers; Hypsometrical Suggestions; and a Table of the Heights of Peaks and Passes. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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Gold Fever (Gold Rush Philately), Kenneth J. Kutz
195 Kenneth J. Kutz Gold Fever (Gold Rush Philately)
Darien, Connecticut Gold Fever Publishing 1987 0962041106 / 9780962041105 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Darien, Connecticut: Gold Fever Publishing, 1987. Stated first edition, 1987, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Yellow cloth with dustjacket. The book looks and feels about new, with firm binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also near fine, with no chps or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Paint Watercolors That Dance with Light, Kincaid, Elizabeth
196 Kincaid, Elizabeth Paint Watercolors That Dance with Light
Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. North Light Books 2004 1581804687 / 9781581804683 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 2004. First edition, first printing, 2004. Light orange hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Very minor rubbing to corners, otherwise looks and feels new and unused, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Square Dances of Today and How to Teach and Call Them, Kraus, Richard
197 Kraus, Richard Square Dances of Today and How to Teach and Call Them
New York The Ronald Press Company 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1950. Published 1950. Includes music and diagrams. Tan hardcover with dustjacket. Very good with firm binding, clean pages, name written at top of front free endpaper, no other namesr or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has a slightly sunned spine, tiny chips to extremities, almost no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow, Kunz, Jan
198 Kunz, Jan Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. North Light Books 2001 1581801785 / 9781581801781 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 2001. First edition, first printing. Softcover with light shelfwear, shallow crease to far upper corner of front cover, binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow, Kunz, Jan
199 Kunz, Jan Painting Watercolor Florals That Glow
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. North Light Books 2001 1581801785 / 9781581801781 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 2001. First edition, first printing. Softcover with light shelfwear, shallow crease to far upper corner of front cover, binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Black Gold: The Philatelic History of Petroleum, Kutz, Kenneth J
200 Kutz, Kenneth J Black Gold: The Philatelic History of Petroleum
Darien, Connecticut Gold Fever Publishing 1995 0962041149 / 9780962041143 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Darien, Connecticut: Gold Fever Publishing, 1995. Stated first edition, 1995. Yellow cloth with dustjacket. Looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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