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Diseases of the Nose and Throat

By: Coolidge, Algernon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017428

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1915. First edition, 1915. Illustrated with engravings. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, 360 pages plus publisher's ads. Little external wear, some faint spotting to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, foxing to frontis and title page, otherwise very clean pages with a name on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Gardening for Fragrance : Indoors and Out

By: Coon, Nelson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hearthside Press, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 021058

Condition: Very Good


New York: Hearthside Press, Inc. , 1967. First edition, 1967, signed by the author below the half title. Salmon pink boards with heavy black spine lettering, 240 pages. The book is in very good condition with gently rubbed spine ends, foxed top edge, sound text block, good hinges, clean contents with no other markings. The mylar protected dustajcket is not priceclipped and is in good condition with some light overall surface rubbing, mostly apparent at spine due to its white background. . Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dus... View more info

The Complete Book of Violets

By: Coon, Nelson with Georgianne Giffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, A.S. Barnes & Co. and Thomas Yoseloff, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 021644

ISBN: 0498021106

Condition: Good


New York and London: A.S. Barnes & Co. and Thomas Yoseloff, Ltd., 1977. First American edition, 1977. A compendious resume of not only the cultural methods of violet-growing, but their uses for food and medicine as well. Profusely illustrated mostly in black and white with four full page color plates. Bright turquoise boards with white spine lettering, 147 pages including index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good condition (externally near fine or about new looking), internally good with foxed edges and endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, name and address in blue ink on f... View more info

Patently Absurd : The Most Ridiculous Devices Ever Invented

By: Cooper, Christopher

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 023198

ISBN: 0760753733

Condition: Very Good


New York: Barnes & Noble, 2004. First edition, first printing. Eighty-five wacky and weird inventions that never made it into mass production (and usually for very good reasons). Includes sleep-waking devices, amphibious horse carts, guns in shoes, coffin signaling systems, a shark protector suit, much more. White laminated boards with red and blue cover lettering and illustration, light tan endpapers, ninety-six pages, matching illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The ... View more info

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Imaging Saturn: The Voyager Flights to Saturn

By: Cooper, Henry S.F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032613

ISBN: 0030616883

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1983. First edition [1983]. Black cloth with dustjacket. Previous owner embossed stamp at corner of title page, otherwise like new, fine condition, firm binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution

By: Cope, E. D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034572

Condition: Fair


New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1887. First edition, 1887. Somewhat worn copy in brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, illustrated with engravings, 467 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed, mainly around the edges, tiny pinhole puncture to front joint, good hinges, sound text block, some transparent staining to rear endpapers, old minor insect damage to the far top margins of two leaves, light foxing to preliminaries, pages a bit age-yellowed but clean, 2" ink squiggle to front pastedown, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... View more info

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Heteroptera. Das Schöne und das Andere oder Bilder einer mutierenden Welt

By: Cornelia Hesse Honegger

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Zweitausendeins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039166

ISBN: 386150247X

Condition: Very Good


Frankfurt am Main: Zweitausendeins, 1998. In German. First edition, 1998. Color illustrated throughout. Beautifully produced pictures of insects mutated by exposure to radiation or other sources of gene disruption. Pictorial hardcover, 310 pages, plain chipboard slipcase. The book has some light edge bumping from use, otherwise about fine condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The slipcase is also in very good condition, structurally sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Slipcase. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edi... View more info

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The Future's Mirror

By: Cornelia Hesse-Honegger

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.K., Locus Plus: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039167

ISBN: 1899377077

Condition: Very Good


U.K.: Locus Plus, 2000. In English. Beautifully produced pictures of insects mutated by exposure to radiation or other sources of gene disruption. Large softcover with some edge rubbing, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Secret Life Of Lobsters: How Fishermen And Scientists Are Unraveling The Mysteries Of Our Favorite Crustacean

By: Corson, Trevor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Perennial Library - Harper & Row: 2005

Edition: First Perennial Printing

Seller ID: 015637

ISBN: 0060555599

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Perennial Library - Harper & Row, 2005. Published 2005. Fascinating depiction of an the Cranberry Island lobstering community (off Mt. Desert Island, Maine) as well as a history of lobstering, a description of lobster habitat and behavior, etc. Softcover, 289 pages plus appendix. Some minimal edge rubbing, internally fine with no names or other markings.. First Perennial Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Mixed Blessings: Marriage Between Jews and Christians

By: Cowan, Paul and Rachel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021375

ISBN: 0385195028

Condition: Fine


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1987. First edition, first printing, 1987, with publisher's press release loosely laid in at front. bright yellow endpapers, 275 pages, color 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 priceclipped and is also in fine condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Hemlock's Cup

By: Cox, Donald W.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Prometheus Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 036397

ISBN: 0879758082

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Prometheus Books, 1993. First edition, first printing, 1993, with personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Dark blue hardcover with dustjacket, errata slip laid in loosely at the front. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Signed 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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I Am A Space Shuttle. I Love to Fly! SIGNED DUSTJACKET ONLY

By: Cross, Becky

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shirley, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Perspective Books Llc: 2004

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 026182

ISBN: 097017361X

Condition: N/A


Shirley, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Perspective Books Llc, 2004. THIS IS A SIGNED DUSTJACKET ONLY - NO BOOK IS INCLUDED. Brand new dustjacket, not even folded, signed by the author at an event at the New England Air Museum in 2010. Boldly signed with name only on the front panel to the right of the image of the shuttle taking off. Fine condition.. Signed by the Author. None. N/A/Fine. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Wake Up and Garden! The Complete Month-by-Month Gardener's Manual

By: Cross, Ruth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice- Hall, Inc.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025087

Condition: Good


New York: Prentice- Hall, Inc., 1942. First edition. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams in black and white. Green cloth, 326 pages, no dustjacket. Extremities rubbed, spine a little age-darkened, minor fray starting at spine head, good hinges, sound text block, unevenly age-darkened endpapers, name and address on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for How to Be Happy.  An Admonitory Essay, for General and Family Perusal, on Regimen, Expediency, & Mental Government.  The Laws of Life, Health and Happiness Rendered Clear to the Humbles Intelligence

How to Be Happy. An Admonitory Essay, for General and Family Perusal, on Regimen, Expediency, & Mental Government. The Laws of Life, Health and Happiness Rendered Clear to the Humbles Intelligence

By: Culverwell, Robert James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Reynell and Wright: 1847

Seller ID: 008457

Condition: Good


London: Reynell and Wright, 1847. Published 1847. Nineteenth century life advice from a medical doctor and member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Green cloth softcover, all edges gilt, 300 pages plus publisher's ads. Some edgewear and spotting to the covers, spot to inside front cover and front free endpaper, pages otherwise quite clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. View more info

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Catalogue of Musci and Hebaticae of North America, North of Mexico

By: Cummings, Clara E.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Natick, Massachusetts, Howard & Stiles: 1885

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 004412

Condition: Good


Natick, Massachusetts: Howard & Stiles, 1885. 1885 catalogue of various species of mushrooms and other fungi in the United States and Canada. Inscribed "With the compliments of the author" at the top of the title page. Gray softcover printed in black, 24 pages. Some light edgewear to the covers as well as some surface soil, internally near fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Collector's Luck: Giant Steps into Prehistory

By: Cusack, Betty Bugbee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoneham, Massachusetts USA, G.R. Barnstead Printing Company, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 021094

Condition: Very Good


Stoneham, Massachusetts USA: G.R. Barnstead Printing Company, Inc., 1968. Limited edition, 1968. Generously illustrated in black and white. Golden brown cloth with brown cover lettering and illustration, 213 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with gently 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 with foxed spine, light overall surface soil mostly apparent due to its white background. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover.... View more info

Image for Anatomy and Physiology: Designed for Academies and Families

Anatomy and Physiology: Designed for Academies and Families

By: Cutter, Calvin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Benjamin B. Mussey & Co.: 1848

Seller ID: 038472

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey & Co., 1848. Title page dated 1848. 15th stereotype edition with over 200 engravings. Full light brown leather with black spine label and gilt ruled spine, 7.5 inches tall, 342 pages plus ten pages of publisher's ads. Some fairly light rubbing to the extremities, old circular stain to rear cover, tiny chip to lower spine end, sound binding, light foxing to endpapers, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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The Only Child : A Guide for Parents and Only Children of All Ages

By: Cutts, Norma E. And Nicholas Moseley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam Sons: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021221

Condition: Very Good


New York: G.P. Putnam Sons, 1954. First edition, 1954. Blue cloth, 245 pages with index, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with very gently rubbed spine ends and corners, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in very good condition with some edgewear including rubbed and creased spine ends and corners.. 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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John Deere Tractors Worldwide: A Century of Progress 1893-1993

By: D Macmillan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Joseph, MI, American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037227

ISBN: 0929355555

Condition: Fine


St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1995. First edition, first printing, 1995, with a non-personalized inscription signed by the author and dated 1995. Additional note in different writing below with "Gas Engine Tour of Europe 1995". Brown cloth with illustrated dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings, dustjacket also fine and in mylar protector.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Troubled Lands : The Legacy of Soviet Environmental Destruction. A RAND Research Study

Troubled Lands : The Legacy of Soviet Environmental Destruction. A RAND Research Study

By: D. J. Peterson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Westview Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 038348

ISBN: 0813316731

Condition: Very Good


San Francisco: Westview Press, 1993. First edition, first printing, with a personalized inscription signed by the author. Black cloth with dustjacket. The book is in about fine condition with light rubs to the lower spine end, otherwise looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a small scuffed area near the center of the rear panel, otherwise about fine condition.. Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info