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Fish and Men in the Maine Islands, Bishop, W. H.
41 Bishop, W. H. Fish and Men in the Maine Islands
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. First edition [1885], worn copy with detached covers. Collected stories concerning fishing off coastal Maine. Includes two sections: From the Archipelago of Casco Bay to the Penobscot Archipelago; and A Cruise with the Mackerel Fleet. These are stories originally printed in briefer versions in Harper's Monthly in 1880. Contains 39 illustrations, both full page and within the text, with scenes from: Monhegan Island; Half-Way Rock; Orr's Island; Burnt Cove; Deer Island; Mt. Desert Island; Blue Hill Bay; Somes Sound; Salisbury Cove; Schooner Head; Great Head; and other locations, depicting things such as harpooning sword-fish, stowing fish, bringing in the nets, dressing and cleaning fish, shooting wild-fowl, much more. Marbled paper covered boards with calf spine, 129 pages plus 14 pages of publisher's ads. Covers detached, worn and stained, spine covering absent, text block sound, title page absent, front free endpaper detached and chipped around the edges. Pages age-toned and with a dark stain on the outer edge (barely visible on the pages themselves), one or two tiny closed margin tears, name in pencil on front free endpaper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Guns and Rifles of the World, Blackmore, Howard L.
42 Blackmore, Howard L. Guns and Rifles of the World
New York The Viking Press: A Studio Book 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: The Viking Press: A Studio Book, 1965. First edition. Contains about 1000 illustrations of guns and rifles in black and white plus color frontis. Comprehensiver guide, international in scope. Black cloth, 134 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, vertical crease to front free endpaper, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some minimal edge rubbing, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Yankee Clipper : For Your Snapshots, Clippings, Records, Recipes, Stamps, Etc. - A Blank Book, Blank Book
43 Blank Book The Yankee Clipper : For Your Snapshots, Clippings, Records, Recipes, Stamps, Etc. - A Blank Book
N.P Housh 1930 Hardcover Very Good Good 
N.P: Housh, 1930. Undated, 1930s. Great old unused album full of gray pages in a dark blue leatherette binding with "Volume of Treasures" printed on the spine, light blue dustjacket printed in red with a ship motif above the title. Measures 9.5" x 7.25", about 1.5" thick. The album has some dulling to the spine printing, some fading to the upper edge, internally about fine with no names, entries, etc. The dustjacket has some edgewear and a chip at the upper right-hand corner, much smaller chip at the bottom front edge, age-darkening to center of front panel. Particularly nice item for scrapbooking.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Yacht Racing, Boardman, Edwin A.
44 Boardman, Edwin A. Yacht Racing
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1931 First Edition Hardcover Good No Signed
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1931. First edition [1931], with personalized inscription signed by the author on the half-title, to his daughter and racing mate. Greenish tan cloth, no dustjacket. Covers unevenly faded with fairly faint smudge to the front cover, a bit of wearthrough to the lower front corner and spine end, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no other markings, very short closed tear to one outer margin.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Figure Skating, Boeckl, Willy [Wilhelm Richard Boeckl]
45 Boeckl, Willy [Wilhelm Richard Boeckl] Figure Skating
New York Self Published 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Self Published, 1937. Somewhat worn first edition [1937] of this highly informative book containing numerous lessons in figure skating accompanied by illustrations, both in diagram form and with full page black and white plates featuring many skating champions. Maroon cloth with gilt cover lettering, 212 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in generally good condition with some edgewear including some dried white residue on back cover, rubbed spine ends and corners, some very minor old insect damage to the front free endpaper, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also in good condition with less than a fraction of a percent paper loss overall and with only rubbed extremities and chipped spine ends and corners, an additional neatly closed tear along left front cover. The book is externally fair to good, internally good to very good, in a generally worn but good dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Plantings, Terraces, Steep Banks, Window Boxes, Boisset, Caroline
46 Boisset, Caroline Vertical Gardening: Climbing Plants, Hanging Plants, Trellises, Wall Plantings, Terraces, Steep Banks, Window Boxes
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Press 1988 1555842526 / 9781555842529 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grove Press, 1988. First edition, first printing, 1988. Generously illustrated throughout in color. Forest green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 143 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including 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. . 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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New and Complete Clock and Watchmakers' Manual.  Comprising Descriptions of the Various Gearings, Escapements, and Compensations Now in Use in French, Swiss, and English Clocks and Watches, Patents, Tools, etc. With Directions for Cleaning and Repairing, Booth, Mary L.
47 Booth, Mary L. New and Complete Clock and Watchmakers' Manual. Comprising Descriptions of the Various Gearings, Escapements, and Compensations Now in Use in French, Swiss, and English Clocks and Watches, Patents, Tools, etc. With Directions for Cleaning and Repairing
New York John Wiley 1863 Hardcover Fair 
New York: John Wiley, 1863. Early printing [1863], first published 1860. Externally worn but sound copy with spine covering absent. Includes six multiple-page plates of diagrams at the rear, some folding. Brown-black cloth, 294 pages plus plates. Spine covering missing, covers heavily rubbed at the corners, persistent dustiness to front cover, good hinges, sound text block, name label and pencil notes on front free endpaper, pages subtly age-darkened but clean with no other names or markings. Externally fair, internally good.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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Complete Boating Guide to the Connecticut River, Borton, Mark C.
48 Borton, Mark C. Complete Boating Guide to the Connecticut River
Easthampton, MA Countryman Press for The Connecticut River Watershed Council 1986 0961637102 / 9780961637101 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Easthampton, MA: Countryman Press for The Connecticut River Watershed Council, 1986. Stated first printing, 1986. Softcover, fully illustrated. Light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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1957 Boating and Fishing Guide to the Waterways of New England, Boston Herald
49 Boston Herald 1957 Boating and Fishing Guide to the Waterways of New England
Boston The Boston Herald and The Boston Traveler 1957 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Boston: The Boston Herald and The Boston Traveler, 1957. First edition [1957]. Very well-kept copy of this comprehensive guide to salt and fresh-water boating facilities in New England. Includes a folding map in black, white and blue in a pocket inside the rear cover. Printed card covers with plastic comb binding, 110 pages plus advertisement. Some minimal edgewear to the covers, internally fine with no names or other markings. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Treatise on the Rifle, Musket, Pistol, and Fowling-Piece: Embracing Projectiles and Sharp-Shooting..., Bosworth, N.
50 Bosworth, N. A Treatise on the Rifle, Musket, Pistol, and Fowling-Piece: Embracing Projectiles and Sharp-Shooting...
New York J. S. Redfield 1846 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: J. S. Redfield, 1846. First edition, 1846. Worn. Brown cloth, frontis diagram, 113 pages plus six pages of ads. Covers heavily worn, binding a bit shaken with a few pages slightly loosened but not detached, pages age-spotted and age-toned but fully legible throughout, name on front free endpaper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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51 Bowers, Bill Turning Boxes with Friction-Fitted Lids
Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 2008 0764330276 / 9780764330278 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 2008. First edition in near fine condition. Softcover with very light edge rubbing, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Handbook for Scoutmasters: A Manual of Troop Leadership, Boy Scouts of America
52 Boy Scouts of America Handbook for Scoutmasters: A Manual of Troop Leadership
New Brunswick, New Jersey Boy Scouts of America 1956 Fourth Edition, Tenth Printing Paperback Very Good 
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Boy Scouts of America, 1956. Very well-kept copy of this 1956 printing. Illustrated softcover, 512 pages. Minimal external wear, internally fine with firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Fourth Edition, Tenth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Exterminator [Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"].  Thoroubred Legends No. 18, Boyd, Eva Jolene
53 Boyd, Eva Jolene Exterminator [Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"]. Thoroubred Legends No. 18
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. Eclipse Press 2002 1581500874 / 9781581500875 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.: Eclipse Press, 2002. First edition. Thoroughbred Legends Number 18. Dark blue cloth with color illustration on the front cover, attached ribbon bookmark, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, with firm binding, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some very minor rubbing to the spine ends, no chips or tears. Very clean copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Piano Mastery: Talks with Master Pianists and Teachers, Brower, Harriette
54 Brower, Harriette Piano Mastery: Talks with Master Pianists and Teachers
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1915 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1915. First edition, 1915. Illustrated with black and white plates. Brown cloth lettered in gilt with a black and white portrait mounted on the front cover, 299 pages. Light external wear including minor rubbing to the outer edges of the front cover portrait, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages, name and 1915 date on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Garden Furniture: A Practical Handbook for Woodworkers, Buchanan, George Wesley
55 Buchanan, George Wesley Garden Furniture: A Practical Handbook for Woodworkers
London Ward Lock, Ltd. 1991 0706369777 / 9780706369779 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
London: Ward Lock, Ltd., 1991. First edition, first printing, 1991. Complete guide for making your own garden furniture. Directions and illustrations for making sixteen pieces, among them a sun lounger, cricket table and three styles of folding seats. Additionally includes seven full page color plates. Green hardcover with gilt spine lettering, 125 pages with glossary, 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 corner clipped and is in very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors, Burt, Dan
56 Burt, Dan You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. North Light Books 1999 0891349030 / 9780891349037 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 1999. First edition, first printing. Bright light green hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with some rubbing to the extremities, firm binding, very clean pages free from 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: 25.00 USD
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You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors, Burt, Dan
57 Burt, Dan You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. North Light Books 1999 0891349030 / 9780891349037 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 1999. First edition, first printing. Bright light green hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with some rubbing to the extremities, firm binding, very clean pages free from 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: 25.00 USD
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The Techniques of Painting Miniatures, Burton, Sue
58 Burton, Sue The Techniques of Painting Miniatures
United Kingdom B T Batsford Ltd 1996 0713474599 / 9780713474596 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
United Kingdom: B T Batsford Ltd, 1996. First edition, first printing. Softcover with light shelfwear, lower corner bumped, binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The American Girl's Home Book of Work and Play, Campbell, Helen
59 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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Royal Horses, Campbell, Judith
60 Campbell, Judith Royal Horses
United Kingdom New English Library 1983 0450060012 / 9780450060014 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
United Kingdom: New English Library, 1983. First edition [1983[. Well-illustrated book on British royalty and their horses, with sections on: A History of the Royal Stables; The Work of the Royal Mews; Queen Elizabeth: Her Riding Career; Royal Bloodstock; Prince Philip: Polo Enthusiast; Carriage Driving; Royal Racing; Charles: The Prince and His Horses; Competition Riding; Princess Anne: Olympic Rider; Anne and Mark: Eventing Successes; and Equestrianism: The Family Tradition. Illustrated in both color and in black and white. Blue cloth, 191 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book has just a touch of edgewear to the covers, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and also has just a light bit of shelfwear, no chips or tears. Clean and sound copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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