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Making Rugs A Guide to Creative Rug Making

By: Coss, Melinda; Soudan, Sylvie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Diamond Books: 1993

Seller Id: 46220

ISBN: 0261660284

Condition: Fine


Gift quality reprint hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards identical to the jacket illustration. Book has sharp tips and spine ends, not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 128 pp text. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible color loss to lower tips and foot of spine, else as new. Includes patterns for 29 rugs both hooked loop and hooked shag. View more info

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Country Containers

By: Donaldson, Stephanie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24839

ISBN: 0715306510

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover book tips barely brushed, dj has slight curl at lower edge of front panel and a small hole which is really hard to see on the busy floral frt panel, displays beautifully in new mylar. 168 p text flawless. Chapters contain info on utilizing the following containers: MEDITERRANEAN; AMERICAN COUNTRY; SEASIDE; DECORATED COUNTRY; ENGLISH COUNTRY; WOODLAND; FADED SPLENDOR; FARMYARD; KITCHEN GARDEN; NEW RUSTIC; SUPPLIERS AND A COMPREHENSIVE INDEX. "These British books offer spectacular photographs showing delightful, creative arrangements of plants in a variety of contain... View more info

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Whimsy the Talking Pony

By: Duval, Sandy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: School Book Fairs Inc.: 1980

Seller Id: 43576

Condition: Good


Not exlilb. Surface worn and soiled illustrated hard cover. 100 pp text fine save for two now unfolded page corners. Solid working copy. Not pretty but all there. Jamie attends a horse auction with his father and choses a pony who spoke to him before his turn at the sales block. He nurses Whimsey back to health and ends up making a friend out of a previous bully and saving a herd of wild mustangs. View more info

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A Dog Day

By: Emanuel, Walter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Wiliam Heinemann: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27871

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover in fab condition. Smaller format measures 5" x 6.5". Lovely ecru boards with beige cloth spine and red titles with cute Aldin illustration on cover. Book is now in a flexible, removable plastic cover to protect. Bookplate on fep. 60 heavy cardstock pages sewn in binding. Spine cracked at one spot but all pages holding fine. Story of a dog's adventures hour by hour and his mischief and trouble making. View more info

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The Glassmakers Colonial American Craftsmen

By: Fisher, Leonard Everett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26874

ISBN: 0531010287

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright exlib with al 44 pages and pocket present. Lovely tile block ink print art throughout. The technique, history, and terms of colonial glass making. View more info

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Spiritual Issues & Choices In Dentistry Spiritual Life, Professional Life, Personal Life

By: Forbes, William C. D.D.S., M.D.; Topazian, Richard G. D.D.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: TN, Christian Medical & Dental Associations: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41286

ISBN: 0966680979

Condition: As New


128 pp, Crisp unmarked, unread copy. Dentists today face growing challenges to making their faith relevant. The authors offer important perspectives on choices and application of spiritual principles to the profession of dentistry. View more info

Bico A Brazilian Raft Fisherman's Son

By: Forman, Leona Shluger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45885

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a call tag on foot of spine and a wrinkle, rub, 1/2" tear at upper rear dj flap fold, else fine. Tape marks on endpapers, pocket and all pages present. 96 pp text is tight, clean and illustrated with b/w photos by the author and Shepard Foreman. Told in first person from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy growing up in Pontal de Coruripe, a small fishing village in north-east Brazil. Bico lives in an area of extreme poverty but is uplifted by participa... View more info

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Hunting Talk

By: Fraser-Tyler, Major W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes & Sons Ltd: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44445

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles bumped at tips, rubbed at spine ends. Text tight w/age toning from a laid in news clipping (now gone), few other pages also with age toning. 80 pp. A serious little volume written by a witty author offering advice: 'Hints to keen lads as to picking up of cheap horses, turning them into hunters, the making of four year olds, and the riding of them, when made up, to hounds'. Covers jumping and bits, hounds and riders in the field and all manner of fox hunting topics are touched upon. Scarce title. View more info

The United States Air Force Memorial Honor Guard A Sculpture By Zenos Frudakis

By: Frudakis, Rosalie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: PA, Techni Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36713

ISBN: 0615168353

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover in royal blue cloth with silver lettering; white illus. dj with black lettering; 96 pp. with numerous b/w and color photographs. The main essay by Rosalie Frudakis, the book shows the process of the making of the sculpture. View more info

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Apache Canyon

By: Garfield, Brian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Avalon Books: 1963

Seller Id: R46381

Condition: Good


Straight and solid hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black spine title are going to sound worse than this book looks, see image. Lower book tips and spine ends bumped with cloth broken on lower tips only. This ex-library book shows tape marks on cloth and rear end paper, black sticker adhesive along board feet from old system of covering dust wrapper ends in black adhesive tape. Top edge of 188 page block is stamped, card pocket pulled but all pages present. The text is crisp with some finger soil in margins only. No tears or names but there is a small letter F on the frt pasted... View more info

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The Vanishing Pony

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15990

ISBN: 0006906990

Condition: Good


Revised paperback with light surface wear, name on fep, slightly wavy 124 p. text. "Georgie! Georgie! The ponies are running away! I can just see them, heading for the old Priory, They're making for that field where the pony called Kitty disappeared!" The girls felt quite weak with anxiety as they made themselves run across the rough ground which lay beyond the orchard, keeping to the direction their ponies had taken. "What started them off?" panted Susan, slackening speed. "They heard something, in the lane, I suppose!" Georgie stopped. "It wasn't somebod... View more info

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The Vanishing Pony

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45649

ISBN: 0006906990

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards showing light surface wear and soil, spine slightly cocked. Book appears 'splotchy' due to scan resampling, is not so in actuality. 150 p. text is tight and bright with one color frontispiece illustration, none in text. "Georgie! Georgie! The ponies are running away! I can just see them, heading for the old Priory, They're making for that field where the pony called Kitty disappeared!" The girls felt quite weak with anxiety as they made themselves run across the rough ground which lay beyond the orchard, keeping to the directio... View more info

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Manel Anoro Los Colores Del Mediterraneo

By: Gioseffi, Claudia; Anoro, Manel

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CA, Caldwell Snyder Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44467

ISBN: 1884495044

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition. Not exlib. Lovely copy in bright and clean navy cloth with black blindstamped titles on both boards and backstrip. As new save for tidy gift dedication which is hard to discern on the vibrant endpps. 143 glossy pp with eye-popping color on nearly every page and a fab b/w photo of the artist and a page of his thoughts in the frt. Includes Graphic Works, A Catalogue Raisonee, Bibliography, Print Index in the rear. Ruby reds and alizarin crimsons, cadmium yellows and cobalt blues, vermilions, emeralds and purples. Color saturated canvases with images of ripe, sumptu... View more info

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The Handbook of Riding

By: Gordon-Watson, Mary; Foreword By Captain Mark Phillips

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1982

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 15654

ISBN: 0720716861

Condition: Very Good


Very good 3rd printing glossy illustrated paperback with negligible wear at cover tips, sunned along spine edge, 288 pp text as new. Appears unread. The complete, illustrated, practical guide to riding skills and techniques. Over 600 illustrations. "A complete course book for both novice riders and those who wish to improve their riding or the performance of their horse. The explanations and instructions are accompanied by hundreds of photographs, drawings and step-by-step diagrams, making it one of the most pictorial books of its kind. View more info

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The Crusades

By: Hamilton, Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27079

Condition: Very Good +


Fine condition save for exlib stamps, all 30 pages and pocket present. 1st edition hardcover with tape marks on endpps, more than presentable, crisp copy. The era of the Crusades saw naked scheming, selfish grabbing for power, treacherous making and breaking of alliances - and also heroism, nobility and faith. That the Crusades went so far astray from their pious purpose tells us much not only about medieval man, but also about the follies of all humanity. Franklin Hamitons' ability to illumine the human elements of the struggle brings resoundingly to life an era which left an indelible impr... View more info

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Lone Rider's Guns

By: Henderson, Colt

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton - The Western Book Club:

Seller Id: R46383

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality reprint hardcover in green paper covered boards with black spine title. Not exlib. Book tips and spine ends still sharp. Text is tight and bright with a hint of foxing at head of 191 page block. Backstrip is lightly sunned and a tad splotchy. No date given in the book, circa 1960. Super nice, original un-clipped (and unpriced) dj shows a couple of micro chips and a 1/2" closed tear over the N in Lone on frt panel, and color loss/rubbing at tips but still displays well with vivid cover illustration of two men on foot, one with his arm in a sling go at it with a gunfight j... View more info

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Lone Rider's War

By: Henderson, Colt

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon Ltd. Diamond W Westerns: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46384

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black spine title and W on foot of spine and frt board. This is a solid exlib reading copy, all there but not pretty. Typical exlib stamps, fep removed. 158 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. Glue residue from formerly taped dj on boards. Original dust wrapper is not price clipped and there is no call tag or numbers/letters on backstrip. Plain cream colored rear dj panel is surface soiled with four chips, one at head of rear panel, one at head of backstrip and two micro chips down corner where rear panel and backstrip mee... View more info

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2 x 4 Furniture Simple, Inexpensive & Great-Looking Projects You Can Make

By: Henderson, Stevie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling/Lark: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46173

ISBN: 0806902930

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 136 pp glossy text is flawless. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar looks fab. Here are 23 contemporary and traditional projects to build for the home and outdoors. View more info

Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

By: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Seller Id: 38293

Condition: Very Good +


Black paper covered boards with horse's head in gilt and title on back strip. Sharp tips and spine ends, dj frt flap glued to pastedn. 286 pp text mint. Professionally reproduced color photo dj has a small chip at very top edge of back strip and light wear at tips, soil on white background portion of rear panel, it has been placed in new mylar. Well illust with b/w photos and many line drawings. Chapters include: The Selection of a Horse/ Saddling and Bridling/ The Seat/ The Hands/ Setting the Horse in Motion/ The Advanced Aids/ Side-Saddle/ Jumping/ Care of the Horse/ Bitting/ Saddlery/ Hu... View more info

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By Land, By Sea Stories By William Hoffman

By: Hoffman, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36698

ISBN: 0807113905

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in mint unclipped dj in new mylar. 174 pp text has a few light foxing spots on edge of page block, else fine. William Hoffman alternates enduing themes of land and sea by taking inhabitants mostly of Virginia's inland and Chesapeake Bay regions and making them thoroughly his own in this superb collection of stories. The stories deal with the clash between old and new values, with ties to the land and the lure of the sea, with the struggle to maintain relationships between parents and children, husbands and wives, community and individual. In Fathers and Daughters, a ma... View more info