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Image for Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital

Gracefully Insane: The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital

By: Beam, Alex

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Public Affairs: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 019452

ISBN: 1891620754

Condition: Very Good


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 wit... View more info

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Twenty-Fourth Annual Report to His Excellency, John G. McCullough, Governor of Vermont

By: Bell, C. J. [Vermont Agricultural Report]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Troy, NY, Press of the Economist Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 027442

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Upstream: A Voyage on the Connecticut River

By: Ben Bachman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037689

ISBN: 0395343895

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First edition, first printing. 1985. Blue hardcover with off-white cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. Very good with some fading to the edges of the endpapers, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [15.95] and has some minor scuffs to the extremities, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Love of Labs

By: Berger, Todd E., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012031

ISBN: 0760717389

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust ja... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Berkenhout, John

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author; Sold By T. Becket and A. De Hondt; Mess. Hawes, Clarke and Collins: 1764

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020960

Condition: 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 Ed... View more info

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Albert Schweitzer : Man of Mercy

By: Berrill, Jacquelyn. Illustrated by the Author with Drawings and Photographs

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021684

Condition: 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... View more info

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Natur Und Geschlecht: Von Der Schopferischen Kraft Des Lebens. [Sex and the Nature of Things]

By: Berrill, Norman John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Munchen [Munich], Biederstein Verlag: 1954

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 022770

Condition: Very Good


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation

By: Berry, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 032189

ISBN: 0521210615

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The St. Lawrence. The Rivers of America

By: Beston, Henry. Illustrated By A. Y. Jackson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and Toronto, Farrar & Rinehart: 1942

Seller ID: 038005

Condition: Good


New York and Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, 1942. Second printing, ca. 1942-1945ish. Rivers of America series. Blue cloth with worn dustjacket. The book has some uneven fading and edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a bookesller sticker from Quebec at lower edge of front free endpaper, gift notation on dedication page, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has chips to the extrmities and some additional rubbing, some transparent staining to the rear panel, fairly little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jac... View more info

Image for Bewick's Birds: A Selection

Bewick's Birds: A Selection

By: Bewick. Verses By Tessimond

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029314

Condition: 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 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Cape Cod Weather Oddities: A Chilling Compendium of Celsius Chatter and Cloudy Commentary About the Weather on Cape Cod...

Cape Cod Weather Oddities: A Chilling Compendium of Celsius Chatter and Cloudy Commentary About the Weather on Cape Cod...

By: Beyle, Noel W. Illustrated By William Canty, Kathryn M. Meyers et al. Sponsored By The Cape Cod Bay Ice Cooperative

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orleans, Massachusetts, The First Encounter Press; Thompson's Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 028205

Condition: Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for Young Folk's Natural History, with Numerous Illustrative Anecdotes

Young Folk's Natural History, with Numerous Illustrative Anecdotes

By: Bilby, T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 025194

Condition: 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 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy

The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy

By: Bill B. Hayes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040126

ISBN: 0345456890

Condition: Fine


New York: Ballantine Books, 2007. Stated first edition, first printing, 2007. Black hardcover with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket unclipped and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Man from the Farthest Past. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume VII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum

Man from the Farthest Past. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume VII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum

By: Bishop, Carl Whiting. With Charles Greeley Abbot and Ales Hrdlicka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 016684

Condition: 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 s... View more info

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Americanized Delsarte Culture

By: Bishop, Emily M.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Published By the Author: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035789

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Bjorklund, L. J. With R. A. Krieger and E. R. Jochens

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1959

Seller ID: 007229

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for First Book in Astronomy, Adapted to the Use of Common Schools

First Book in Astronomy, Adapted to the Use of Common Schools

By: Blake, J. L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould, Kendall and Lincoln: 1843

Seller ID: 014522

Condition: Good


Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 1843. Published 1843. Illustrated thoughout with steel plate engravings, with eight plates including the moon and planets. Blue printed hardcover with black cloth spine, 120 pages. Covers chipped and worn around the edges, rear hinge cracked, text block sound, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, name in pencil on front blank, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Phase-Locked Loops: Application to Coherent Receiver Design

Phase-Locked Loops: Application to Coherent Receiver Design

By: Blanchard, Alain

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Florida, U.S.A., Krieger Pub Co: 1976

Seller ID: 025409

ISBN: 0471079413

Condition: Very Good


Melbourne, Florida, U.S.A.: Krieger Pub Co, 1976. Very clean copy. Tan cloth, 389 pages, dustjacket. Near fine in near fine, mylar protected dustjacket, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for National Health Insurance and Health Resources : The European Experience

National Health Insurance and Health Resources : The European Experience

By: Blanpain, Jan. With Luc Delesie and Hemran Nys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts USA, Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023227

ISBN: 0674269551

Condition: Very Good


Cambridge, Massachusetts USA: Harvard University Press, 1978. First edition, 1978. Navy cloth with gilt spine lettering, 294 pages with extensive index, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with foxed top edge, some foxing along its extreme cover edges, sound text block, good hinges, tiny name printed atop right corner front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition with some light overall surface rubbing mostly apparent due to its white background. . First Edition. H... View more info

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James W. Davis : North Carolina Surgeon

By: Blythe, LeGette. Foreword By Johnson J. Hayes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotte, North Carolina, William Loftin Publishers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 004840

Condition: Very Good


Charlotte, North Carolina: William Loftin Publishers, 1956. First edition [1956]. Inspirational story of a physician from North Carolina, illustrated in black and white. Inscribed by the author to Dr. E. Roper Samuel, friend of the subject, with credit for assistance with the book, on the front free endpaper. Black cloth, 227 pages, printed dustjacket. Some edgewear and light spotting to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no other names or markings, endpapers unevenly age-toned. The mylar protected dustjacket is corner-clipped and has quite a bit of edgewear and o... View more info