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Gilding & the Making of Gold Leaf, Barnes, Richard H.
41 Barnes, Richard H. Gilding & the Making of Gold Leaf
U.S.A. Butler & Ferrigno Lithographic Co. 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
U.S.A.: Butler & Ferrigno Lithographic Co., 1962. First edition, 1962. Includes actual gold leaf sample. Sections on book edge gilding and the making of gold leaf, illustrated in black and white from photographs. Blue cloth printed in gilt, 37 pages. Very light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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42 Barrett, Charles Koonwarra [Black Swan], A Naturalist's Adventure in Australia
London Oxford University Press 1939 Hardcover Very Good Fair 
London: Oxford University Press, 1939. Published 1939. Illustrated with more than forty full page black and white plates. Light golden yellow cloth with gilt on bright blue spine lettering, 315 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear, mainly rubbed extremities, foxed endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fair condition with edgewear including heavily chipped spine ends and corners and a long diagonal tear to the top of the front panel.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Digital Communications, Bartee, Thomas C.
43 Bartee, Thomas C. Digital Communications
Indianapolis H.W. Sams 1986 0672224720 / 9780672224720 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine 
Indianapolis: H.W. Sams, 1986. First edition, first printing. Slate gray cloth, 406 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, firm binding no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Breeding Better Dogs, Battaglia, Carmelo L.
44 Battaglia, Carmelo L. Breeding Better Dogs
Atlanta, Georgia Susan Hunter Publishing 1986 0932419062 / 9780932419064 Third Edition Paperback Very Good Signed
Atlanta, Georgia: Susan Hunter Publishing, 1986. First printing of the third edition, 1986, originally published in 1978. Signed by the author on the title page. Highly important text on the fundamentals of dog breeding. Illustrated throughout in black and white, mainly from photographs. Softcover, 192 pages. Near fine condition with minimal wear, internally fine with no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. Third Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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The Croonian Lecture.  Microscopial Observations on the suspension of the Muscular motions of the Vibrio Tritici, Bauer, Francis
45 Bauer, Francis The Croonian Lecture. Microscopial Observations on the suspension of the Muscular motions of the Vibrio Tritici
London Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 1822 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
London: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1822. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society, not a reprint, and printed on paper with uncut edges. Article involves the long-term infection of wheat by worms and the ability of those worms to survive, and includes pages 1-16 plus two engraved plates. Final page in facsimile. Nice, clean copy.. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 4to (28 cm x 23 cm). First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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46 Baxter, William T. and Henry C. Dake Jewelry Gem Cutting and Metalcraft
New York and London Whittlesey House : McGraw-Hill Book Company 1942 Ninth Printing, Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York and London: Whittlesey House : McGraw-Hill Book Company , 1942. Ninth printing, revised edition. Originally published in 1938. Includes a section on gem stone identification. Illustrated in black and white. Black leather-look cloth with gilt spine lettering, 287 pages, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, name on front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in very good condition with a very slightly background darkened spine, chipped spine foot, minor additonal edgewear.. Ninth Printing, Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital, Beam, Alex
47 Beam, Alex Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital
New York, New York, U.S.A. Public Affairs 2001 1891620754 / 9781891620751 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Public Affairs, 2001. Published 2001. Signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated with seven full page black and white plates. The book relates the history of McClean Hospital of Belmont, Massachusetts; its successful patient gardening projects; its "guests", including troubled geniuses and the rich and famous of its time; and its difficulties in adapting to modern-day mental health care methods. Dove grey boards with black spine, silver gilt spine lettering, mapped endpapers, 273 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with harldly any discernible edgewear, 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.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Twenty-Fourth Annual Report to His Excellency, John G. McCullough, Governor of Vermont, Bell, C. J. [Vermont Agricultural Report]
48 Bell, C. J. [Vermont Agricultural Report] Twenty-Fourth Annual Report to His Excellency, John G. McCullough, Governor of Vermont
Troy, NY Press of the Economist Co. 1904 Hardcover Very Good 
Troy, NY: Press of the Economist Co., 1904. Report of the Vermont State Board of Agriculture, including information about the VT Dairymen's Association, public health, commercial fertilizers, testing milk and cream, creameries and cheese factories, concentrated feed, more. Illustrated in black and white. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 156 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, front free endpaper neatly removed, rear free endpaper creased, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Love of Labs, Berger, Todd E., Editor
49 Berger, Todd E., Editor Love of Labs
New York Barnes & Noble Books 1999 0760717389 / 9780760717387 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1999. First edition, 1999. Foreword by Field and Stream's Bill Tarrant. Pictorial laminated boards with matching dustjacket, 160 pages. The book is in near fine condition with extremely faint "bump" to the front right corner, sound text block, good hinges, fresh clean with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and is in near fine with an unnoticeable transparent spot blended into design at the left bottom corner front panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Clavis Anglica Linguae Bontanicae; or, a Botanical Lexicon; in Which the Terms of Botany, Particularly Those Occurring in the Works of Linnaeus, and Other Modern Writers, are Applied, Derived, Explained, Contrasted, and Exemplified, Berkenhout, John
50 Berkenhout, John Clavis Anglica Linguae Bontanicae; or, a Botanical Lexicon; in Which the Terms of Botany, Particularly Those Occurring in the Works of Linnaeus, and Other Modern Writers, are Applied, Derived, Explained, Contrasted, and Exemplified
London Printed for the Author; Sold By T. Becket and A. De Hondt; Mess. Hawes, Clarke and Collins 1764 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
London: Printed for the Author; Sold By T. Becket and A. De Hondt; Mess. Hawes, Clarke and Collins, 1764. First edition, 1764. Clean, sound and attractive copy in late eighteenth or early nineteenth century binding in full calf with gilt-lettered tan spine label, raised spine bands, gilt ruling, red speckled edges, xii, [216] pages. Light rubbing, mainly to the extremities, surface crack to front joint with cover firmly attached, firm text block, very clean pages with some minor foxing to the first few leaves, engraved bookplate of Laura Sikes on front pastedown, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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A Treatise on Mental Diseases.  Based Upon the Lecture Course at the Johns Hopkins University, 1899, and Designed for the Use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine, Berkley, Henry J.
51 Berkley, Henry J. A Treatise on Mental Diseases. Based Upon the Lecture Course at the Johns Hopkins University, 1899, and Designed for the Use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine
New York D. Appleton & Company 1900 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1900. First edition, 1900. Includes three parts: The Anatomy and Histology of the Central Nervous System; General Pathology; and Clinical Forms of Mental Diseases (includes special forms of insanity by group). Illustrated in black and white, some with red. Three quarter black morocco leather over black cloth, 601 pages plus publisher's ads. Some shelfwear and rubbing, with a chip to the spine head, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings, residue of tiny sticker on front free endpaper. A sound copy, internally very clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Albert Schweitzer : Man of Mercy, Berrill, Jacquelyn. Illustrated by the Author with Drawings and Photographs
52 Berrill, Jacquelyn. Illustrated by the Author with Drawings and Photographs Albert Schweitzer : Man of Mercy
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1956 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. First edition [1956] of this biography, with review slip loosely laid in at the front. Lime green cloth with navy and white spine lettering and decoration, 200 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good condition with gently rubbed extreme perimeters, some very mild surface soil at the spine ends, sound text block good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in good condition, with a chip at the spine bottom, mildly rubbed extreme edges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Natur Und Geschlecht: Von Der Schopferischen Kraft Des Lebens.  [Sex and the Nature of Things], Berrill, Norman John
53 Berrill, Norman John Natur Und Geschlecht: Von Der Schopferischen Kraft Des Lebens. [Sex and the Nature of Things]
Munchen [Munich] Biederstein Verlag 1954 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Munchen [Munich]: Biederstein Verlag, 1954. In German. Inscribed and signed: "To Virginia and Harry / How's your German! / John Berrill". Red cloth, 244 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Publisher's promotional leaflet laid in at the front. The book has very light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some edge rubbing and a few edge creases, little paper loss.. Inscribed by The Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation, Berry, Michael
54 Berry, Michael Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1978 0521210615 / 9780521210614 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1978. 1978 edition. Scholarly undergraduate level text on cosmology and Einstein's theory of gravitation. Black cloth with dustjacket. Very good, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Bewick's Birds: A Selection, Bewick.  Verses By Tessimond
55 Bewick. Verses By Tessimond Bewick's Birds: A Selection
London Hutchinson 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Hutchinson, 1952. First edition [1952]. Series of bird engravings accompanied by a short verse and explanatory text. Green cloth, light tan dustjacket printed in red and black. Light edgewear good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some very tiny chips to the spine ends, a few very minor finger smudges to the light background.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Cape Cod Weather Oddities: A Chilling Compendium of Celsius Chatter and Cloudy Commentary About the Weather on Cape Cod..., Beyle, Noel W.  Illustrated By William Canty, Kathryn M. Meyers et al.  Sponsored By The Cape Cod Bay Ice Cooperative
56 Beyle, Noel W. Illustrated By William Canty, Kathryn M. Meyers et al. Sponsored By The Cape Cod Bay Ice Cooperative Cape Cod Weather Oddities: A Chilling Compendium of Celsius Chatter and Cloudy Commentary About the Weather on Cape Cod...
Orleans, Massachusetts The First Encounter Press; Thompson's Printing 1982 First Edition Paperback Good Signed
Orleans, Massachusetts: The First Encounter Press; Thompson's Printing, 1982. Stated first edition of this quirky book about bizarre weather on Cape Cod, illustrated with photographs and line drawings, and contining a considerable amount of advertising. Softcover, stapled binding, 80 pages. Light edgewear, a bit of fading to the spine edge, contents clean, minor musty odor. Signed by the author with a mustachio'd smiley face on the title page.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Young Folk's Natural History, with Numerous Illustrative Anecdotes, Bilby, T.
57 Bilby, T. Young Folk's Natural History, with Numerous Illustrative Anecdotes
New York Hurst & Co. 1888 Hardcover Good 
New York: Hurst & Co., 1888. Undated, ca. 1888. Arlington Edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings. Attractive copy in Victorian binding, pine green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black. Extremities lightly rubbed with minor chipping to spine head, small abrasion to front cover, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages with a name and 1888 date on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Man from the Farthest Past. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume VII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum, Bishop, Carl Whiting.  With Charles Greeley Abbot and Ales Hrdlicka
58 Bishop, Carl Whiting. With Charles Greeley Abbot and Ales Hrdlicka Man from the Farthest Past. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume VII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum
New York Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc. 1930 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1930. Published 1930. Volume VII of this hard-to-find full vellum bound Patron's edition of this popular early twentieth century series of books showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's contribution to American scientific knowledge. Large 8vo, about 9.5 inches tall, full vellum with gilt spine lettering and repeating torch pattern in gilt on the front cover, gilt-lettered dark green circular inset on front cover, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, illustrated with plates in both black and white and in color. Some light edgewear and light cover soil, spine age-darkened, good hinges, firm text block, very light scattered foxing to a few pages, pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Americanized Delsarte Culture, Bishop, Emily M.
59 Bishop, Emily M. Americanized Delsarte Culture
Washington, D.C. Published By the Author 1892 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Published By the Author, 1892. First edition, 1892, published by the author and preceding the edition published by Chautauqua. Fair to good condition overall. American version of a system of healthly living, exercise and attitude that was originated by the author in France. Light green cloth lettered in gilt, 6.25" tall, 202, vi, pages. Covers rubbed with some age-related soil and edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, pages a little age-yellowed but clean with some light check marks in pencil before certain paragraphs, name and November 1892 date on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5" Tall. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Geology and Ground-Water Resources of the Upper Lodgepole Creek Drainage Basin, Wyoming.  With Section on Chemical Quality of the Ground Water.  Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1483, Bjorklund, L. J.  With R. A. Krieger and E. R. Jochens
60 Bjorklund, L. J. With R. A. Krieger and E. R. Jochens Geology and Ground-Water Resources of the Upper Lodgepole Creek Drainage Basin, Wyoming. With Section on Chemical Quality of the Ground Water. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1483
Washington, DC Government Printing Office 1959 Paperback Very Good 
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1959. Published 1959. Printed softcover, stapled binding, 40 pages, two folding maps in rear pocket. Some external shelfwear, internally very clean and free from names or other markings, maps very good.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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