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Image for Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys

Into the Porcupine Cave and Other Odysseys

By: William Warner

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037633

ISBN: 0792274555

Condition: Fine


Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1999. First edition, stated first printing, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Maroon hardcover with tan cloth spine, with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and also in fine condition, no chips or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Woolaroc

By: Williams, Joe;Poppenhouse, Jerry;Frank Phillips Foundation

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bartlesville, Oklahoma USA, Frank Phillips Foundation: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025537

ISBN: 0962909505

Condition: Very Good


Bartlesville, Oklahoma USA: Frank Phillips Foundation, 1991. First edition. The story of Woolaroc - the Frank Phillips Ranch, wildlife refuge and art museum - fully illustrated throughout. Rust colored cloth, illustrated endpapers, 192 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with very minor rubbing to the spine ends, firm binding, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has minor scuffing to the lower spine end, minor scratch to the rear panel, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall... View more info

Instructions to Medical Examiners

By: Willits, Charles H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Provident Life and Trust Company of Philadelphia: 1907

Seller ID: 017423

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: The Provident Life and Trust Company of Philadelphia, 1907. Published 1907. Instructions for medical examinations administered before the issuance of life insurance. Green cloth, 49 pages plus black and white plates. Light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, light foxing to the first and last pages, pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for Studies in Ophthalmic Science, in Honor of William Holland Wilmer On the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, August 26, 1933.  Archives of Ophthalmology Vol. 11, No. 1, January 1934

Studies in Ophthalmic Science, in Honor of William Holland Wilmer On the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, August 26, 1933. Archives of Ophthalmology Vol. 11, No. 1, January 1934

By: Wilmer, William Holland (in Honor of)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Archives of Ophthalmology: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012581

Condition: Good


Archives of Ophthalmology, 1934. First edition, 1934. Collection of scholarly papers on diseases and characteristics of the human eye. Gray cloth with black leather spine, gilt lettering, 224 pages. Spine has many surface chips and considerable rubbing, small split to the upper portion of the joint, little other external wear, good hinges at the endpapers, professional repair to the gutter at the preliminary blank, sound text block, closed tear to front free endpaper, clean pages with a name on the verso of the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - ... View more info

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How to Help and Heal One's Self; or A New Outlook on Life

By: Winbigler, C. F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Commercial Printing House: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029143

Condition: Good


Los Angeles, California: Commercial Printing House, 1916. First edition [1916]. Lightly worn copy in dustjacket. Guidance toward self-healing: physical, spiritual and psychological. Dark green cloth with printed dustjacket. Light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block that is no longer tight but with no loosened pages, endpapers lightly smudged and spotted, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Popular Mechanics Magazine, February 1949

By: Windsor, H.H., Edited By H.H. Windsor, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, H.H. Windsor, Jr.: 1949

Seller ID: 025171

Condition: Good


Chicago: H.H. Windsor, Jr., 1949. In this issue: '49 Uranium Rush; Uncle Sam's Stamp Factory; Debut for the '49 Chevrolet; Projects in Plastic; Bandsaw Know-How; Clinic for Homemakers, among other very interesting articles. Color illustrated softcover with red lettering, 336 pages including advertisements. The book is in good condition with some edgewear, including chipped extreme periphery, clean contents with no markings, a handful of pages with short closed tears.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Game of Healthy Living : The New Healthy Living Series

By: Winslow, Charles Edward Amory and Mary L. Hahn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago, Charles E. Merrill Company: 1932

Seller ID: 022555

Condition: Good


New York and Chicago: Charles E. Merrill Company , 1932. First published in 1929. A basic health sciences textbook for the middle grades. Black and white illustrated. Includes end-of-chapter questions and twelve tests at rear of book, plus an extensive index. Some unusual chapters include: Cages and Care for White Rats; Comfortable, Attractive Clothes; and Our Health Diaries. Information is nonetheless presented in a sensible and kid-friendly fashion, including a word on good posture, respiratory, digestive and skeletal systems, etc. Illustrated throughout in black and white. The book is in g... View more info

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Health on the Farm and in the Village : A Review and Evaluation of the Cattaraugus County Health Demonstration with Special Reference to Its Lessons for Other Rural Areas

By: Winslow, E.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020848

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. First edition, 1931. Illustrated with eight full page black and white plates. Black blindstamp bordered cloth with gilt spine lettering, 281 pages with index. The book is in very good condition with rubbed and slightly frayed spine ends and corners, light overall surface rubbing, sound text block, good hinges, neatly made pencil markings and notes throughout, otherwise clean pages with no ink or markings obstructing the text. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Bulbs for American Gardens

By: Wister, John C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston, The Stratford Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006444

Condition: Good


Boston: The Stratford Company, 1930. First edition [1930]. Comprehensive text on American bulb plants, including those for rock gardens and wild gardens, with specific sections on hyacinths, daffodils, tulips, ilies, gladiolus and late blooming and tender bulbs. Illustrated in black and white. Green cloth with a leaf pattern in blind, gilt lettering, gilt top, other edges uncut, 278 pages, printed dustjacket. The book would be in very good to near fine condition if not for a large discolored area on the back cover, most likely from exposure to moisture, but with no other signs of moisture ... View more info

Image for American Animals.  A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of Mexico, with Intimate Biographise of the More Familiar Species

American Animals. A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of Mexico, with Intimate Biographise of the More Familiar Species

By: Witmer Stone and William Everett Cram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 024074

Condition: Fair


New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902. Lightly worn copy from 1902. Generously illustrated throughout with black and white plates from photographs, color frontis. Tan cloth with gilt-lettered suede spine label, 318 pages. Some rubbing and light shelf soil to the covers, mainly the spine ends, spine label a little scuffed, hinges internally lightly cracked but secure, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

The Spider: A Giant Pop-Up Book. Dimensional Nature Portfolio Series

By: Woelflein, Luise. Illustrated By Tomo Narashima

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014568

ISBN: 155670254X

Condition: Fine


New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1992. First edition, first printing, 1992. An exploration of the world of the spider, illustrated throughout with pop-ups and anatomical cut-aways. Laminated pictorial boards. New and unused in its original unopened shrinkwrap.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Technique of Eye Dissctions

By: Woll, Frederic A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Frederic A. Woll: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032243

Condition: Very Good


New York: Frederic A. Woll, 1914. First edition [1914] in very good condition. Includes numerous black and white photographic illustrations. Deep green cloth lettered in gilt, 131 pages plus ads. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, name in pencil on front free endpaper, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for Animals : Their Relation and Use to Man.  A Nature Study Textbook

Animals : Their Relation and Use to Man. A Nature Study Textbook

By: Wood, Carolyn D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1912

Seller ID: 008299

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Ginn & Company, 1912. Hard-to-find text from 1912 on animals best suited for older children or young teens, essentially an introduction to zoology. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams, the book deals with familiar animals, such as cats and dogs, as well as the less familiar, such as lions, giraffes, oxen, alpacas, etc. Tan illustrated cloth, 192 pages. Some light edgewear, mainly rubbing to the spine ends, spine a little darkened, good hinges, firm binding, age-toned endpapers, pages very clean with a name in pencil on the front free endpaper, no other markings... View more info

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The Popular Natural History

By: Wood, J. G.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Son: 1904

Seller ID: 037320

Condition: Very Good


London: George Routledge & Son, 1904. Eleventh edition, 1904, with 12 color lithograph plates by Nister and hundreds of engravings throughout the text. Full leather prize binding by Lawrence, smooth reddish tan leather with Rugby School seal in gilt on the front cover, black spine label, raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments, marbled edges and endpapers, 8.5" tall, 596 pages. Light rubbing to the extremities, firm binding, clean pages, award bookplate from 1904 on front pastedown, no other names or markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for The Mentor:  The St. Lawrence River.  Volume 7, Number 15, September 15, 1919, No. 187

The Mentor: The St. Lawrence River. Volume 7, Number 15, September 15, 1919, No. 187

By: Wood, Ruth Kedzie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association: 1919

Seller ID: 001255

Condition: Good


New York: The Mentor Association, 1919. Semi-monthly publication devoted to popular education in the arts and sciences, its motto being "Learn One Thing Every Day". Each single-topic issue is in printed wraps with eight to twelve pages of illustrated text by an authority on the selected subject, plus six photogravure black and white plates with extensive explanatory information on the back. These plates are loosely laid into the covers and are often missing. This issue has all six plates present, and show scenes along the St. Lawrence, including views of Quebec, the Long Sault Rapid... View more info

Birdcraft : A Field book of Two Hundred Song, Game and Water Birds : Imperial Editions

By: Wright, Mabel Osgood. Illustrated By L.A. Fuertes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 022958

Condition: Good


New York and London: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Lightly worn copy in a more heavily worn dustjacket. Illustrated with eighty full page black and white plates. Bright turquoise cloth with gilt decorative cover lettering, black and white frontis portrait of the Veery Bird, 317 pages with English and Latin name indices, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good condition with some edgewear including rubbed, faded and slightly frayed extreme spine ends, minor additional wear in the form of faded periphery, sound text block, good hinges, clean contents with no markings. The mylar protected du... View more info

Image for Forecasting from Synoptic Weather Charts.  United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication No. 236

Forecasting from Synoptic Weather Charts. United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication No. 236

By: Wrightman, Richard Hanson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005220

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1940. Illustrated. Published 1940. Printed softcover, 52 pages. Some light edgewear, covers unevely faded, name on title page, pages clean with just a bit of finger soil to the margins.. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Loose Connections: Joining Together in America's Fragmented Communities

By: Wuthnow, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022362

ISBN: 0674539036

Condition: Fine


Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1998. First edition. Presents the cumulative research and inductive opinion of Princeton sociology professor, Robert Wuthnow, regarding the American community at the end of the twentieth century. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 276 pages with extensive index, includes 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 with hardly any discernible edgewear... View more info

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Bird Watch : A Book of Poetry

By: Yolen, Jane. Illustrated By Ted Lewin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books: 1990

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 024084

ISBN: 039921612X

Condition: Very Good


New York: Philomel Books, 1990. Published 1990. Inscribed by the author on the half title page. Sixteen poems (each with a color illustrated spread), including the title work, Bird Watcher. Illustrated hardcover with gray endpapers, about thirty pages (unpaginated), matching illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near 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 also in very good condition.. Inscribed by The Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾&... View more info

Image for A Six Months Tour Through the North of England - Volume II.  Containing, an Account of the Present State of Agriculture, Manufactures and Population, in Several Counties of This Kingdom

A Six Months Tour Through the North of England - Volume II. Containing, an Account of the Present State of Agriculture, Manufactures and Population, in Several Counties of This Kingdom

By: Young, Arthur

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, W. Strahan; W. Nicoll; T. Cadell; B. Collins; J. Balfour: 1771

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028305

Condition: Fair


London: W. Strahan; W. Nicoll; T. Cadell; B. Collins; J. Balfour, 1771. Volume II only of the 1771 second edition. Worn but sound copy with all nine engraved plates present, including four folding plates. Three quarter sheep with marbled boards, 22 cm tall with untrimmed margins, [8], 459p. plus plates. Covers heavily rubbed, joints rubbed but secure, firm binding, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, some uneven darkened areas from old flowers that were pressed between several pages, no names or other markings.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info