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Manual of Cage Birds, American and Foreign, with Directions for Breeding, Rearing, and Keeping Them

By: Collier, J. H.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street: 1872

Seller ID: 017997

Condition: Good


New York: J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street, 1872. Scarce book from 1872 about the popular Victorian hobby of keeping caged birds for their beauty and song. Gray printed softcover with the design of a girl with a bird on her shoulder on the front cover, advertisement for the publisher's Mocking-Bird Food on the back cover, 124 pages. Sound copy with some rubbing and light soil to the covers, corners and spine ends a bit chipped, text block sound, pages a bit age-toned but not particularly brittle, some very minor foxing, no names or other markings. Sections include: The ... View more info

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Colt on the Trail. Fascinating Stories of Actual Experiences in the Great Outdoors, in all of Which the Colt has Played an Important Part

By: Colt's Patent Fire Arms

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mft. Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 035162

Condition: Good


Hartford, Connecticut: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mft. Co., 1934. Second edition, 1934. Softcover, 59 pages. Three eighths inch closed tear to outer edge of front cover, similar closed tear to almost all pages in the book, starting at 3/8" and getting progressively shorter. Otherwise very good condition with only minimal shelfwear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Squills: The Original Racing Pigeon Year Book 1951

By: Compiled By "Squills"

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Racing Pigeon Publishing Ompany: 1951

Seller ID: 029513

Condition: Fair


London: The Racing Pigeon Publishing Ompany, 1951. Softcover racing pigeon reference from 1951 in fair condition Red cloth covered softcover with considerable cover wear, spine reinforced and held on with clear tape, pages a little age-yellowed but generally clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Complete Boating Guide to the Connecticut River

By: Connecticut River Watershed Council

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.P., Embassy Marine Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 016055

ISBN: 0961637110

Condition: Very Good


N.P.: Embassy Marine Publishing, 1990. Second edition, 1990. Illustrated in black and white plus blue, mainly maps. Softcover, 239 pages. Light shelfwear, mainly a bit of edge rubbing, internally clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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 International Book of Catamarans and Trimarans

By: Cotter, Edward F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028831

Condition: Fair


New York: Crown Publishers, 1966. First edition [1966], lightly worn copy with a lean to the binding. Green hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Some edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, but with a lean to the binding that is readily apparent when the book is laid flat, but much reduced when the book is properly shelved, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condtion with light shelf rubbing, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Dans ... And One Was a Pacer

By: Cross, Mary E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Indiana, The Richard B. Cross Company, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030390

Condition: Very Good


Oxford, Indiana: The Richard B. Cross Company, Inc., 1984. First edition [1984]. The story of Dan Messner and his famous race horse, Dan Patch, and their home town of Oxford, Indiana, illustrated in black and white from photographs. Red coated cloth printed in gilt, no dustjacket as issued. Minor shelfwear, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 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

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Chess Traps and Stratagems. Part I: Traps in the Openings; Part II: Miscellaneous

By: Cunnington, E. E. (Editor)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Son: 1903

Seller ID: 035307

Condition: Good


London: George Routledge & Son, 1903. Second edition, 1903. Illustrated with diagrams. Maroon cloth lettered in gilt, 6" tall, 102 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, good hinges, text block sound but not tight, pages lightly age-browned but clean, name in pencil on front free endpaper.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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Annual of the Grand National Curling Club of America Vol. XXIII 1894-95, 1895-96

By: Curling

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grand National Curling Club: 1895

Seller ID: 001411

Condition: Fair


New York: Grand National Curling Club, 1895. Annual publication of the Grand National Curling Club, this being volume 23. Includes names of members, officers and champions, descriptions of matches, information about various clubs, the rules of the game, and more. The game rules are accompanied by a folding plate. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 152 pages plus advertisements. Some external wear and a bit of soiling, yet still a handsome copy. Hinges cracked with front free endpaper, frontis illustration and title page detached, other pages well attached and clean. Name on front free endpape... View more info

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Painting Waterfowl with J.D. Sprankle

By: Curtis J. Badger; James D. Sprankle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039115

ISBN: 0811718840

Condition: Fine


Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1991. First edition, first printing, 1991. Color illustrated throughout, with step by step instructions for 13 projects. Dark brown cloth with dustjacket. Looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Clay Models and Stone Carving

By: Dancyger, Irene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Drake Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027008

ISBN: 0877495645

Condition: Very Good


New York: Drake Publishers, 1974. First edition. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Hardcover, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a scuffed area to the front pastedown and remainder stamp to the top edge of the text block, firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The dustjacket is also in very good condition with light shelfwear, unclipped and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Woodturning Methods

By: Darlow, Mike

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028876

ISBN: 1565231252

Condition: Very Good


East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc, 2000. First edition, softcover in very good to near fine condition. Minimal cover wear, firm binding, very clean pages with 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 Treweryn Hunt Diaries, 1939-1953

By: David B., Jr., Master; J. Clayton Bright, Editor and Illustrator. David B. Sharp, Jr., Master

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N. P., Privately Published, Printed By W. L. Van Kleeck: 1997

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037960

ISBN: 0965903001

Condition: Fine


N. P.: Privately Published, Printed By W. L. Van Kleeck, 1997. First and limited edition, 1997, signed by the author on the title page, number 243 of 600 copies printed. Light tan cloth printed in green, map endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light rubbing to the spine ends, very tiny chip to the foot of the spine.. Signed By the Author. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First... View more info

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The Treweryn Hunt Diaries, 1939-1953

By: David B., Jr., Master; J. Clayton Bright, Editor and Illustrator. David B. Sharp, Jr., Master

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N. P., Privately Published, Printed By W. L. Van Kleeck: 1997

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037959

ISBN: 0965903001

Condition: Fine


N. P.: Privately Published, Printed By W. L. Van Kleeck, 1997. First and limited edition, 1997, signed by the author on the title page, number 244 of 600 copies printed. Light tan cloth printed in green, map endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light rubbing to the spine ends, no chips or tears.. Signed By the Author. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Fighting With The Quarterstaff. A Modern Study of a Renaissance Technique

By: David Lindholm

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Highland Village, TX, Chivalry Bookshelf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040263

ISBN: 1891448366

Condition: Very Good


Highland Village, TX: Chivalry Bookshelf, 2006. First edition, 2006. Well illustrated and diagrammed throughout, with photos showing technique demonstrations, some historical photos in color. Softcover, 255 pages. Some edgewear to the covers, binding tight, pages clean, 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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Die Romantische Seefahrt: Schiffahrtsgeschichte Eines Enthusiasten

By: de La Verande, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Rowohlt Verlag: 1957

Seller ID: 017507

Condition: Good


Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag , 1957. In German. Published 1957. Written for the model shipbuilding enthusiast. Includes numerous full pages black and white plates and detailed line drawings. Cerulean blue with white lettering and cover decoration, frontis portrait of the author, 290 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good condition, with a slight lean to the cover, faded perimeters, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in good condition with rubbed spine panel joints, mildly rubbed ext... View more info

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Land & Light Workshop: Capturing the Seasons in Oils

By: Deibler, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., North Light Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031238

ISBN: 1581804768

Condition: Very Good


Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.: North Light Books, 2004. First edition, first printing [2004]. Color illustrated throughout. Rich purple hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Minimal edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, initials and date purchased written in tiny letters on rear pastedown beneath the rear dustjacket flap, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condition with short closed tear at the bottom of the front panel, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. Fi... View more info

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Cavies for Pleasure and Profit

By: Deicke, Edwin F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lombard, Illinois, Edwin F. Deicke: 1944

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 029121

Condition: Very Good


Lombard, Illinois: Edwin F. Deicke, 1944. Fourth edition [1944], first pubished 1917. Guide to breeding and care of cavies, commonly known as Guinea pigs, illustrated in black and white. Attractive copy in brown cloth with color illustration on front cover, 120 pages. Light rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Ski Daddle

By: Delano, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Hale Cushman & Flint: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028167

Condition: Good


Boston: Hale Cushman & Flint, 1941. A story without words. Color accented drawings of a man deciding whether to take up skiing, and who then becomes an enthusiast. Stiff softcover with metal spiral binding, about forty pages printed on one side only. Covers age-yellowed and spotted, binding sound, finger smudge to the center of one page, pages otherwise clean, light additional wear to page edges, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info