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The Dog Owner's Handbook

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15568

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with black title spine. A bit of soil at foot of spine, 142 pp text fine. Dj has chips at front cover upper tip, head of spine and along both dj flap folds. No names or soil in text. Written by a well known author on the subject, Acton has penned 10 other books on dogs, hounds and foxhunting. Every aspect of the dog in sickness and in health is concisely dealt with and has been set out alphabetically for easy reference. "Almost a pocket encyclopaedia". View more info

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Eaton Stanley and the Mind Control Experiment SIGNED

By: Adler, David A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller Id: 31957

ISBN: 0525441174

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover, no dj. Author's presentation copy, signed on fep: "To Robin, Many Thanks - Best Wishes, David A. Adler". Not Exlib. Lightly bumped tips of red hardcover boards and lightly sunned blue cloth spine ends, text crisp and bright. No tears or soil. 88 pgs. Two sixth-grade boys try to control their teacher's mind, but find their project getting out of hand when serious things start happening to her. View more info

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The Complete Book of Jets And Rockets SIGNED

By: Ahnstrom, D.N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36920

Condition: Very Good +


Nice, tight straight revised edition hardcover in illustrated white background boards with lightly bumped tips. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FEP: To the peer of the pro's - Dave Thomas from an admiring learner. D.N. Ahnstrom. Unclipped dj in new mylar has closed tears and small chips but displays well. 184 pp. The book is handsomely illustrated with over 100 photographs and diagrams. Published in 1957, this book was the up-to-the-minute picture story of advances in aviation including the discovery of jet propulsion, patterns and problems of propulsion, flying a jet, and rockets from the perspective of... View more info

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The New Great Game in Muslim Central Asia McNair Paper 47

By: Ahrari, M.E.; Beal, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25685

ISBN: 0010717552

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, 91 p text appears unread. No names, tears or soil. Contents: 1. The Framework 2. Geopolitics and the Dynamics of Domestic Problems/ Ethnic Problems/ The Economy/ Resources/ Ecology and Health/ Political Pluralism/ Islam and the Future of Political Stability/ Security/ Control of Nuclear Weapons/ 3. Modalities of the New Great Game/ Central Asia as an Extension of the Middle East/ Russia, America, and the Great Game/ New Players: Turkey and Iran/ Geopolitics and Geoeconomics 4. Conclusion Appendix 1. Structure of Muslim Central Asian Economies, 1990-199... View more info

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Dido and Pa

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24315

ISBN: 0385294808

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hard cover with corners lightly bumped, text tight and crisp. Price present on dj, upper tip of rear flap clipped, displays well in new mylar. 258 pp with notes on the author. Dido becomes embroiled with villainous plotters against the king, including her own wicked father. View more info

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The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama

By: Akers, Floyd (aka: L. Frank Baum)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: IL, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36759

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hard cover in beige cloth with red/black/green illustration on frt board, black titles with 2 horns of plenty filled with coins on frt cover, black titles w/red author's name on backstrip. Not an exlib! Lacking the dust wrapper. Tips bumped and brushed with the front fore-edge rubbed through but not unsightly. Inner hinges and page block tight. Fabulous b/w frontis by Howard Heath and a line drawing map in the text. Frontis illustration has pencil lines and two traced pennies on verso, which produced some raised circular indentations on the frontis but it displays well (see ... View more info

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Holy Hours In The Holy Land

By: Alexander, Walter R., D.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43583

Condition: Near Fine


Blue faux leather boards still sharp at tips, spine ends bumped. bit of color loss along lower edge. 160 pp text as new with 4 pp of b/w photos. Price clipped dj shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. The author travels through Jerusalem and relays his impressions of each site. View more info

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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

Condition: Very Good


Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. The margins of pages 19-22 have five, small, light (grease?) spots on both sides of the two pages. The upper fore-edge corner lightly brushed and there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane In... View more info

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Market Town The Story of The Countryside First Series Book 2

By: Allan, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 19509

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in light blue boards illustrated with red drawings, lightly bumped at tips. Text tight bright. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction. 96 pp. A more than collectible copy of a hard to find hardcover offering. In this book the author tells the story of one market day in a country town, traces the history of the market and describes the changes which have taken place. He also describes the trade, agriculture and life of the neighborhood. There are two parts to every chapter in the book; the first is the author's part, the second serves as a guide to help the reader to find ou... View more info

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The Principles of Combination Handicapping Methods of Isolating Superior & Inferior Racehorse Performance

By: Andersen, J.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MD, TBS Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38095

Condition: Very Good +


Hunter green & dark blue striping with yellow/gold writing paperback has a bit of curling along front edge, tips are have been lightly bumped and there is a tiny ding on upper edge from a hard bump otherwise shows well. 214 pages are tight with crisp text and no tears or writing. Over a five year period the author meticulously constructs and analyzes various combinations of handicapping factors from five broad categories: final time, pace, position, workouts and trainers. View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Junior Science Book of Sound

By: Anderson, Dorothy S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garrard Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 8344

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in light grey cloth boards with black titles. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Not ex-lib. Vividly illustrated end papers and tight & bright text are in fine shape. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj shows color loss, closed tips and small chips but still displays well in new mylar. 63 pp. Large type for young readers. The author explains how sound is made and how it travels, how musical instruments create sound, and how a grasshopper sings. She also shows how to set up fun experiments with sound. View more info

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Nature's ABC

By: Anderson, Muriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals Publishing Corp.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45473

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback. 28 pp. Using photographed needlepoint stitches, pressed and natural flowers and woodland items, (cones, mushrooms, ferns, etc) the author Muriel Anderson tells the letters of the alphabet for very young learners. No rips or names. Space provided for owner's name not written in. Charming little book for any nature lover. View more info

The Joan Walsh Anglund Story Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 43814

ISBN: 0394838033

Condition: Very Good


Beige hardcover with barely brushed tips and bumped spine ends. 44 pp text fine save for former owner's bookplate on illust fep. Unclipped dj has corner wear, creases and 1 short closed tear but displays well in new mylar. Stories, songs and poems beautifully illustrated in color by the author. View more info

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Mountain of My Dreams The Early Years, The Middle Years, The Later Years. Book 1, 2 & 3

By: Antony, Richard T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Authorhouse: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36869

Condition: Fine


3 books for one price. All are in fine condition. Isbn's 1418404926, 1403384355, 9781434301543. Two published by Authorhouse, Book #1 (The Early Years) published by 1st Books. Story of country living in Rappahannock, Virginia by local author. View more info

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Bridle and Brush Reminiscences of an Artist Sportsman

By: Armour, George Denholm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44218

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards that are sunned at backstrip with gilt titles quite dull. Lightly rubbed at extrems, endpps w/former owner's name at head of fep. 387 pp text is tight and bright. With four color plates and 127 drawings in b/w by the author, Joseph Crawhall, Phil May, Maurice Greiffenhagen and Major C.A. Rickards. The life story of George Denholm Armour, sportsman, gentleman, artist. View more info

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Horse Sense and Humor in Kentucky SIGNED

By: Asbury, Eslie Signed by Author

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Thoroughbred Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25085

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in fair jacket with SIGNED bookplate on front end paper: Best wishes, Eslie Asbury 10/16/81. Black hardcover slick boards with green cloth back strip is in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket has color loss and open chip at foot of rear panel taking some of the text on back dj with it. Displays well in mylar from the front and on the shelf. This is a collection of humorous stories and personal experiences. Dr. Asbury trained at the Mayo Clinic and worked in Kentucky as a country doctor. View more info

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Bedtime Rhymes SIGNED

By: Ashby, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32054

ISBN: 1412022339

Condition: As New


2nd printing paperback, author's presentation copy signed on title page: Bridge, Best Wishes, Enjoy Your Book Mike Ashby. Faint curl to lower cover tip and text. 40 pp. A collection of stories in rhyming verse, each ending with a moral theme. The book's text and artwork are enjoyable for the young and old alike. View more info

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Jack Russell Terriers Today

By: Atter, Sheila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37405

ISBN: 0876051948

Condition: Fine


This book is as new save for negligible color loss at the foot of spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows no price and is also beautiful save for micro dent (not a hole) in front hinge area. 192 pages. In this book of the breed, the author traces the Russell's two-hundred-year history, from the Fox terrier bred by Parson Russell to develop the modern Jack Russell. Also features a special study of the working Jack Russell including training techniques; mini-agility techniques; the breed Standard; the Russell in the show ring; much more. View more info

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Window

By: Baker, Jeannie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller Id: 45782

ISBN: 0140548300

Condition: Near Fine


Light crease along frt gutter, tiny bump to cover lower tip, 30 pp text is tight and bright. No names tears or soil. No date found, c 2000. "A good way of introducing environmental concerns to the young - Booklist" From Author's note: We are changing the face of our world at an alarming and an increasing pace. From the present rate of destruction, we can estimate that by the year 2020 no wilderness will remain on our planet, outside that protected in national parks and reserves. By the same year 2020, a quarter of our present plant and animal species will be extinct if we contin... View more info