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Image for Practical Hints on Church Floral Decorations, By a Lady

Practical Hints on Church Floral Decorations, By a Lady

By: By a Lady. Introduction By Revd. W. Cresley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, J. Masters: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038867

Condition: Fair


London: J. Masters, 1870. Undated [1870]. Disbound little volume containing 62 pages of text plus 24 plates: 23 hand colored plates (including frontis, title page and 2 different plates labeled plate 18), and one non-colored plate. Stiff dark green softcover with lettering and wreath design in gilt, about 5.25" tall. Unfortunately, the binding glue has let go and the contents are separated into individual pages, all present. Otherwise the covers are very good, hinges holding the endpapers also very good, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean and unmarked, name and 1870 date on front free e... View more info

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The Handy Horse Book : A Manual for Every American Horse-Owner

By: C. E. Thorne and A. T. Wilson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick: 1883

Seller ID: 004396

Condition: Good


Springfield, Ohio: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1883. Published 1883. Illustrated guide to care and management of horses, published as Farm and Fireside Library No. 20. Gray softcover, 179 pages plus advertisements. The last owner made black oilcloth covers for the outside of the book, and stitched it into place with three pinholes through the inner margins of the book. Covers only lightly worn with a name in pencil at the top, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Ultrasonic Delay Lines

By: C. F. Brockelsby; J. S. Palfreeman; R. W. Gibson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Iliffe Books Ltd.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025443

Condition: Very Good


London: Iliffe Books Ltd., 1963. First edition. Purple cloth, 297 pages, dustjacket. Light rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some uneven age-toning, light edgewear, a couple of very tiny edge chips.. 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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The Control of Diseases and Insects Affecting Vegetable Crops on Long Island. Cornell Extension Bulletin 278

By: C. R. Crosby, Charles Chubb, R. W. Leiby

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell: 1940

Seller ID: 009275

Condition: Good


Ithaca, NY: New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell, 1940. Revised edition, 1940. Softcover, 107 pages. Some cover soil and wear, name on front cover, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Corundum Resources of South Carolina.  Bulletin No. 29, Division of Geology

Corundum Resources of South Carolina. Bulletin No. 29, Division of Geology

By: Camilla K. McCauley and John F. McCauley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, State Development Board: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016237

Condition: Very Good


Columbia, South Carolina: State Development Board, 1964. First edition, 1964. Includes tables and a map. Red softcover, 9 pages. Very light external wear, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens

By: Campbell, Mary Mason. Illustrated By Tasha Tudor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Universal Publishing, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039843

ISBN: 0684126133

Condition: Very Good


New York: Universal Publishing, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. First edition, 1971. Guidance for a beginning kitchen gardener of herbs and vegetables, with full page color illustrations and many more smaller illustrations in black and white. Pictorial hardcover with matching dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with only light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [6.95] and is also very good with only light edge rubbing, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ve... View more info

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Canadian Wildlife Service '66

By: Canadian Wildlife Service

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1967

Seller ID: 007735

Condition: Very Good


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Wildlife Service, 1967. 1967 report of the Canadian Wildlife Service on projects and activities of 1966. Illustrated in black and white. Printed softcover, 94 pages, transmittal letter laid in loosely at the front. Light edgewear, some age-toning to page edges, internally near fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Modern Gardens, British & Foreign. Special Winter Number of The Studio 1926-27

By: Cane, Percy S., Edited By C. Geoffrey Holme & Shirley B. Wainwright

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039858

Condition: Very Good


London: The Studio, 1926. First edition, 1936. Illustrated in both color and black and white. Green hardcover lettered in gilt and with an allover embossed design in blind, beveled edges, 166 pages. Includes the ten page advertising supplement laid in loosely at the front. Very good condition with light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a few instances of light age-speckling, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies from the Discovery of Fission to the Present

By: Cantelon, Philip L.; Williams, Robert C.; Hewett, Richard G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Phildadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020446

ISBN: 0812213548

Condition: Good


Phildadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. Originally published in 1984. White illustrated softcover, 369 pages with extensive index. The book is in good condition with minor edgewear and mildly creased front cover corners, very light overall surface rubbing mostly apparent due to its white background, clean contents free from names or other markings. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Invation from Mars: A Study in The Psychology of Panic

By: Cantril, Hadley

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Torchbooks, Harper & Row: 1940

Seller ID: 026435

Condition: Good


New York: Harper Torchbooks, Harper & Row, 1940. Harper Torchbooks TB1282. Lightly worn copy. Includes the complete script of the Orson Welles Mars invasion broadcast, along with a study of public reaction. Softcover, 224 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Covers rubbed with some surface chips to the covers, additional edge rubbing, sound binding, name inside front cover, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Blizzard! The Great Storm of '88 [1888]

By: Caplovich, Judd

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A., Vero Pub Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 028646

ISBN: 0961928204

Condition: Very Good


Vernon, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Vero Pub Co, 1987. First edition, stated first printing, signed by the author on the half-title. Illustrated history of the great New England blizzard of 1888, a storm which has yet to be surpassed in power and damage. Dark navy blue cloth lettered in silver gilt, illustrated endpapers, dustjacket. Near fine with a very light scattering of foxing to the top edges of the endpapers, firm binding, very clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also near fine, no chips or tears.. Signed by the Author. Fir... View more info

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Subsistence U.S.A.

By: Carol Hill

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: Subsistence Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038490

ISBN: 0030912237

Condition: Very Good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: Subsistence Press, 1973. First edition, 1973. Stories of those of subsistence lifestyle making use of manual skills, available materials and endurance. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Tan cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [12.95] and is generally good to very good with some age-toning and minor shelf soil, light edge rubbing, short tear to lower edge of rear panel with no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover... View more info

Trees and Shrubs for Connecticut

By: Carpenter, Edwin D., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Storrs, Connecticut USA, Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture: 1968

Seller ID: 024131

Condition: Very Good


Storrs, Connecticut USA: Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture , 1968. Published 1968. Tan softcover in very good condition with minimal edgewear, price written in tiny black ink characters top right corner front cover, otherwise clean with no other markings. Index of foliage plants conducive to the Connecticut ecosystem. Chapters include: Planting and Care; Failure to Flower; Hardiness and Flowering Period; Identification of Plant Materials; among others. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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The Geography of Hunger

By: Castro, Josue de. Foreword By Lord Boyd-Orr

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Seller ID: 018405

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Published 1952. Bluegrey boards with black spine lettering, 337 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with mild rubbing at the joints and extremities, 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 with light overall surface rubbing, mostly at joints and outer edges. The book suggests a solution to both physical and emotional world hunger. It extrapolates upon the idea of a hidden hunger which condemn... View more info

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Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

By: Ceram, C. W. Translated By E. B. Garside and Sophie Wilkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032060

Condition: Very Good


New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1968. Second edition [1968]. Green cloth with dustjacket. Very good with firm binding, no names or other markings, priceclipped dustjacket in mylar protector.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Trees of Newport on the Estates of the Preservation Society of Newport County

By: Champlin, Richard L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newport, RI, The Preservation Society of Newport County: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009360

Condition: Very Good


Newport, RI: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1976. First edition, 1976. Illustrated in black and white. Softcover, about eighty pages describing 74 trees. Some very light cover soil, internally new, feels unread.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Wanted: Tall Men. History of Medicine in Springfield

By: Chapin, Willliam A.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, Massachusetts USA, Self Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 023224

Condition: Very Good


Springfield, Massachusetts USA: Self Published, 1955. First edition, 1955. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Leather-look black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 314 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, very mildly two-toned endpapers, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condition, chipped along the upper edge and spine foot, inner flaps appear to be clipped a bit short (perhaps by design).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very... View more info

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The Warblers of North America

By: Chapman, Frank M. Illustrations from Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Bruce Horsfall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023824

Condition: Good


New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1914. Externally worn copy of the second edition, 1914. Illustrated with 24 plates illustrating every species, and with dozens of half-tones of nests and eggs. Dark blue cloth printed in gilt, 306 pages. Covers rubbed at the corners and spine ends, some shelf soil and rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, personal bookplate on front pastedown, tissue protecting frontis foxed along with adjacent pages, pages otherwise very clean and unmarked.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Algae

By: Chapman, V. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028826

Condition: Good


London: Macmillan & Co., 1962. Second printing [1962], lightly worn copy with somewhat of a lean to the binding. Green hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, but with a lean to the binding that is apparent when the book is laid flat, effectively disappearing when the book is properly shelved, name at top of front free endpaper, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some edgewear and shelf soil, mainly to the white background of the rear panel, a few very short closed tears, little paper loss..... View more info

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape

By: Charles Beveridge

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038253

ISBN: 084781842X

Condition: Fine


New York: Rizzoli, 2005. First edition, 2005. Beautiful book and a fitting tribute to Olmsted's contributions to American landscape architecture and public parks. Green cloth with dustjacket, measures about 11.25 inches square. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Squared 4to. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info