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Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Alien Abduction, Ufos & the Conference at M.I.T

By: Bryan, C. D. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 026486

ISBN: 0679429751

Condition: Fine


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in color illustrated dustjacket. Looks and feels new, firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings, unclipped dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The New Prometheus

By: Bryson, Lyman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008382

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941. First edition, 1941. A treatise on scientific method, the thirteenth volume in the Kappa Delta Pi Lecture Series. Dark blue cloth, 107 pages. Light external wear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with one short sentence underlined in ink, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Domestic Medicine; or, the Family Physician: Being an Attempt to Render the Medical Art More Generally Useful, By Shewing People What is in Their Own Power Both with Respect to the Prevention and Cure of Diseases

By: Buchan, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwich, Connecticut, John Trumbull, for Robert Hodge, M'Dougall and William Green, in Boston: 1778

Seller ID: 031673

Condition: Poor


Norwich, Connecticut: John Trumbull, for Robert Hodge, M'Dougall and William Green, in Boston, 1778. Third American edition, 1778. Binding copy with covers absent, ending at page 430 (out of 436), with a heavily chipped page 433/34 present but detached. Brown leather spine covering is worn but intact, with a generally sound binding, front free endpaper about a third absent, large chip to head of title page which affects much of the main part of the title (Domestic through Physician), portions of some words still there. Pages a little age-toned but clean, name of Ely Ethan on front free endp... View more info

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Domestic Medicine; or a Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases, By Regimen and Simple Medicines

By: Buchan, William

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Waterford [New York], James Lyon & Co.: 1797

Seller ID: 035035

Condition: Good


Waterford [New York]: James Lyon & Co., 1797. Twentieth edition, title page dated 1797. Scarce Waterford NY imprint. Full brown leather with dark maroon spine label, xxiv, 476, [19] pages. Some expected external wear and rubbing, two very small insect holes to surface of rear cover, spine label cracked, lower portion of rear cover darkened, binding firm, pages age-darkened but clean, occasional light foxing, readily legible throughout, minor chip to outer edge of final page of index, "Levi Peck's Book" written at top of front free endpaper, no other markings. Includes an appendix conta... View more info

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The Family Kitchen Gardener; Containing the Plain and Accurate Descriptions of All the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables

By: Buist, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, C. M. Saxton, J. C. Riker: 1852

Seller ID: 035234

Condition: Fair


New York: C. M. Saxton, J. C. Riker, 1852. Title page dated 1852. Guide to growing vegetables and fruits for culinary and medicinal use, illustrated with 25 small engravings. Worn copy in brown cloth, 216 pages plus numerous publisher's ads. Covers heavily rubbed and spotted with fraying to corners and spine ends, hinges good, text block sound, pages age-toned and uniformly foxed but clean, advertising pages more heavily foxed, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Search for Sybaris

By: Bullitt, Orville H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 022989

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1969. First edition, first printing. Black and white illustrated. Bright orange cloth with blindstamp, gilt and black cover lettering and decoration, map endpapers, 238 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, lightly foxed edges, 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 including light shelf soil mostly apparent due to its white background, chipped spinehead, lightly foxe... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1945 - Volume 67

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1946

Seller ID: 005375

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1946. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: A Flint Axe of Scandinavian Type from Dorset; Probable Long Barrow and Stones near Eggardon; The Chambered Cairn of "The Grey Mare and Colts"; Early Account Rolls of Portland, Wyke and Elwell; A Guide to the Materials for Local History in the Monument Room of the Dor... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1948 - Volume 70

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1949

Seller ID: 005378

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1949. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: The Isle of Purbeck in the Iron Age; Some Notes on the Early British Church; The Use of Purbeck Marble in Medieval Times; Dorset Incumbents 1542-1731; The Deer of Dorset; Radipole Lake, Weymouth, as a Bird Sanctuary; Cow-Stone; Flattened flies; more. Printed softcover, 166 ... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1939 - Volume 61

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1940

Seller ID: 005369

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1940. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: A Hitherto Unrecorded Site of Archaeological Interest; A Roman Site in Trinity Street, Dorchester; Saxon Charters of Dorset; Scratch Dials in Dorset; A Dorset Parish Guild; Henry Pay : The Story of a Noted Poole Worthy; A Pair of Unusual Dripstone Corbels on the Church of St... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1943 - Volume 65

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1944

Seller ID: 005373

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1944. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: The Bincombe Barrow, Ridgeway Hill, Dorset; The Course of the Hamworthy-Badbury Roman Road; The Site of S. Adhelm's Church "Juxta Werham"; The Excavations of Orictolagus Cuniculus at Corfe Castle in 1943; The Constables of Corfe Castle and some of their Seals; A Cale... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1940 - Volume 62

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1941

Seller ID: 005370

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1941. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: A Specialised Mesolithic Flint Instrument from Blashenwell; Some Topographical Names in South Dorset; Notes of the Royal Peculiar of Wimborne Minster; A Fourteenth Century Silver Seal Matrix from Dorchester; An Index of Dorset Manorial Documents; Tudor Buildings in Weymouth;... View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society - From January 1st to December 13st, 1942 - Volume 64

By: Bunting, R. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dorchester, Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press: 1943

Seller ID: 005372

Condition: Very Good


Dorchester: Longmans of Dorchester, at the Friary Press, 1943. Annual volume of this organization devoted to archaeology, history and natural history, containing papers and records presented during that year as well as recording its business proceedings. Illustrated in black and white. The papers in this volume include: A Further Series of Four Thirteenth-Century Steelyard Weights; "King" in Place-Names, and Roman Roads; The House of St. Leonard of Rushton, Dorset; The Royal Peculiar Court of Wimborne Minster; The Bragge Family of Sadborow and their Muniments; Field Names in Cerne A... View more info

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The Virginia Mineral Springs, with Remarks on Their Use, the Diseases to Which they are Applicable, and in Which They are Contra-Indicated

By: Burke, William

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Ritchies & Dunnavant: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028941

Condition: Good


Richmond, Virginia: Ritchies & Dunnavant, 1853. Second edition, improved and enlarged [1853], originally published in 1851. Includes the folding map at front. Written by a medical doctor, the text provides a layman's guide to the pros and cons of partaking the waters at various springs. Dark brown blindstamped cloth with gilt spine lettering, 376 pages. Some cover rubbing with light chipping to the spine ends, wearthrough at corners, good hinges, sound text block, pages a bit foxed but clean and clearly legible, name written at top of front pastedown, no other markings. The map is very go... View more info

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The Great Hurricane: 1938

By: Burns, Cherie

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Atlantic Monthly Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036075

ISBN: 087113893X

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. First edition, first printing, 2005. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Wake-Robin

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028580

Condition: Fair


New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871. Worn first edition (1871) of this noted American naturalist's first book. Attractive Victorian binding in emerald green cloth over beveled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 231 pages. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled with rubthrough and fraying to the corners and spine ends, especially the front corners, good hinges, sound text block, finger soil and smudging to endpapers and preliminary blank, pages slightly age-darkened but legible, old transparent stain to the outer margin throughout the entire book, name and notes on free endpapers, page... View more info

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Locusts and Wild Honey

By: Burroughs, John (1837-1921)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Company: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017527

Condition: Poor


Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. First edition, 1879. Worn. Victorian binding in bright green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black, 253 pages. Covers worn and rubbed with chips to the spine ends and along the rear joint, hinges cracked, text block a bit shaken with the first gathering of pages loosened, one page detached (with chipped margins) but present, pages lightly age-toned but clean, no names or other markings. Reading copy, complete but heavily used. Includes: The Pastoral Bees; Sharp Eyes; Strawberries; Is it Going to Rain?; Speckled Trout; Birds and Bees; ... View more info

Birds and Poets: With Other Papers

By: Burroughs, John (1837-1921)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 020972

Condition: Good


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1903. Attractively bound copy from 1903 of this work by noted naturalist John Burroughs. Three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments in a botanical design, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, marbled endpapers, black and white frontis plate, 241 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened and chipped at its head, superficial crack to front joint, covers firmly attached, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾... View more info

Fresh Fields

By: Burroughs, John (1837-1921)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1902

Seller ID: 020970

Condition: Good


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1902. Attractively bound copy from 1902 of this work by noted naturalist John Burroughs. Three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments in a botanical design, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, marbled endpapers, black and white frontis plate, 284 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened, superficial crack to front joint, covers firmly attached, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Hour of the Beaver

By: Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, NY, San Francisco, Rand McNally & Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016189

Condition: Good


Chicago, NY, San Francisco : Rand McNally & Co., 1971. First edition, 1971. Illustrated in black and white from photographs. Light blue denim cloth with black lettering, 173 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good to very good condition with foxed spine column, gently rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean page with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in good condition with some overall light surface rubbing, edgewear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacke... View more info

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Unexpected Treasure

By: Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer. With Hans Fantel. Illustrated By John Pimlott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, M. Evans and Comnpany: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030240

Condition: Very Good


New York: M. Evans and Comnpany, 1968. Stated first printing [1968]. Very good in lightly soiled dustjacket. Essays about nature and wildlife in the author's 250 acre New Jersey refuge. Green hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Light shelf rubbing, firm binding, name on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [4.95] and has some light foxing and shelf soil, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info