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Across The Board. Behind the Scenes of Racing Life

By: Betts, Toney

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Citadel Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38084

Condition: Very Good +


Pale green & grey quarter bound hardcover has light age toning at board edges, corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj has a 4" closed tear at foot of spine, few chips and light color loss from storage but shows well in new mylar. 320 pages are tight and bright, no names, tears or soil. Pounded out in fast-moving, colorful newspaper language by one of the most famous racing writers in America. A man who loves racing and hates the hypocrites who rule the Game. Across The Board pulls no punches. View more info

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Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide Find-It-Fast Organic Solutions for Your Garden

By: Carr, Anna; Gilkeson, Linda; Smith, Miranda Writers. Jill Jesiolowski Cebenko & Deborah L. Martin Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PA, Rodale: 2001

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 29832

ISBN: 0875968678

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover with light surface soil on white background covers. 308 pg. Magnificent organic guide with E-Z to use format for anybody to make their garden bug, disease and weed free. Rare book with negligible surface wear, corners sharp, internally as new. Very well illustrated with color photos and drawings. What is it? Why is it in your garden? How can you make it go away? Or should you try to keep it there? Use this book to know what's what in your garden, lawn, and landscape. Uncover the identity of each garden mystery you meet, them learn exactly what-- if anything-- to do abo... View more info

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The Turf

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46955

ISBN: 0192141147

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in dark green textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows sharp tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp with ghosting from an erased pencil price on fep. Un-clipped original, glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. A lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the jacket. It contains, prose, ... View more info

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The History of Hunting

By: Chalmers, Patrick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1951

Seller Id: 46830

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in tan cloth boards with gilt letter L and crown on frt bd, bright gilt spine titles and ruled boarders. This is a stunning copy with straight spine ends and sharp, square tips, hinges fine, page block tight and clean, not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color, price clipped, buff background jacket in new mylar with red titles and decorative borders displays well and will keep this book in fine form. 40 illustrations, 384 pp. Head of page block dyed red. End pps not age toned, no foxing noted, only a tiny, vintage bookstore sticker at foot ... View more info

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Windmore Writers Anthology

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Windmore Writers Group: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30149

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback, 89 pp of stories from centeral Virginia writers group members. View more info

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Errors of The Roman Catholic Church

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MO, J. H. Chambers & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27805

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in light brown cloth with black illustration on cover, gilt title on backstrip, cloth moderately soiled and lightly marked. Corners bumped and rubbed, foot of spine cloth abraded. Lower corner fore-edge of front board nibbled (not an eyesore), rear inner hinge paper split, page block tight and holding fine. 'Including the Sufferings and Deaths of the Protestant Martyrs, under Popeish Persecutions.' 608 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 47 more full-page plates taken from engravings and political cartoons. Each plate has a protective tissue with pertinent quotes o... View more info

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Dylan

By: Cott, Jonathan; Designed By Pat Stuppi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rolling Stone/Doubleday: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39742

ISBN: 0385191618

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice copy with lightly bumped tips. Price clipped dj in new mylar lightly bent at upper flap fold but no tears. Flap ends slightly yellowed. 246 pp with photo illust endpps. A complete life story. It is through dylan's music, especially his lyrics, that Jonathan Cott's remarkable text approaches one of the quintessential figures of modern times. The essay chronicles Dylan's life and the evolution of his art from the early days in Hibbing through his current religious re-discovery. Above all, it reveals the essential man, the mercurial magnet artist, through the many masks he has presented... View more info

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Late Lark Singing

By: Daly, T. A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27726

Condition: Good


1946 1st edition hardcover in green cloth bumped at spine ends, watermarked endpapers, no musty smell or damage within the 61 p. text. Unclipped DJ in new mylar tatty at head of spine with few small closed tears, one small chip at rear corner of dj panel, flaps watermarked. "Few writers", says Christopher Morley, "have ever exposed with more winning frankness certain private and household emotions." Late Lark Singing, a collection of verse written during recent years shows Daly at his best - sensitive, lyric, and witty. View more info

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From Surtees to Sassoon Some English Contrasts (1838-1928)

By: Darton, F. J. Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Morley & Mitchell Kennerley Jr.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28434

Condition: Good


Good 1st edition hardcover. Reading copy with outer gutter on frt board cloth cracked and re-glued, else tight and bright inside and out w/gift dedication on inside frt cover, gift to Nat'l Sporting Library. and name/date and pencil note on fep. 221 pp w/occasional pencil underlinings and marginalia. Sporting writers and their mindsets. Chapter 1: The Age of Jorrocks/ Chapter 2: The Modern Poet as a Hunting Man/ Chapter 3: Siegfried Sassoon as a Poet/ Chapter 4: The War and the Younger Writers/ Chapter 5: The Old Mind and the New England/ Appendix: The Country of the Memoirs of a Fox-hunting ... View more info

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The Life of Wilkie Collins

By: Davis, Newl Pharr; Intro By Gordon N. Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: IL, University of Illinois Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24923

Condition: Near Fine


360 pp. 1st edition hardcover with lower fore edge of book bumped, others still sharp, dj age toned at extremities, not price clipped, one small closed tear on foot of front panel. Displays beautifully in new mylar. More than presentable, collectible first edition copy. Not ex-lib. The biography of the founder and supreme master of the mystery novel. View more info

Landscape In Art and Landscape In Literature

By: de Winthuysen, Javier

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37283

Condition: Fine


78 pg glossy pictorial softcover. Memoirs of an environmental artist genius. Text is in Spanish and in English. A brand new work by The Winthuysen Foundation, Inc. This work, brought to publishing fruition in multi-languages by Javier's daughter, curator of the Winthuysen Foundation Inc is well illustrated in b/w and color. From the intro: "How to promote the paintings and writings of an environmental artist, previously promoted, in the United States by many institutions, exclusively for his work as historian, neoclassic garden conservator, and landscape protectionist, was to go agains... View more info

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Mustangs and Cow Horses

By: Dobie, J. Frank, Boatright, Mody C.; Ransom, Harry H.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist Universtiry Press: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: R46551

ISBN: 0873582098

Condition: Very Good


Stated second edition, 2nd printing exlib hardcover in golden butternut colored cloth covered boards with well defined black & gold colored title on backstrip. Four tape marks to cloth boards from previously taped on jacket. One corner and both spine ends bumped now. Illustrated endpapers show five mustangs running on the range. Pocket present, iinner hinges are fine. Spine ends and tips are barely bumped. No marks or soil within the 429 pp text. Un-clipped original, illustrated dust jacket shows a woodblock style illustration of a 5 mustangs running wild through the sagebrush. "In... View more info

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The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library.

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1957

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 18109

Condition: Very Good


A wonderful addition for your collection of vintage riding guides from the Young Sportsman's Library. Second printing of the fourth edition in a Tight glossy text in lightly solid brown boards with white lettering and riding cap/ stirrups logo on front. 224 pp with small bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Photo-reproduced dj is unclipped, shows a small chip at head of frt board but still displays nicely. Well illustrated in black and white with 15 plates and 6 line illustrations including some vintage etchings of tack etc. This is a book about horses and horsemanship that takes the young rid... View more info

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The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1957

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 18108

Condition: Very Good +


A wonderful addition for your collection of vintage riding guides from the Young Sportsman's Library. A very good 3rd edition in beige paper covered boards with foxed page block. 224 pp text in lightly soiled beige boards with brown lettering and riding cap/ stirrups logo on front. No former owner's markings found. Photo-reproduced dj is unclipped, shows a small chip at head of frt board but still displays nicely. Well illustrated in black and white with 15 plates and 6 line illustrations including some vintage etchings of tack etc. This is a book about horses and horsemanship that takes th... View more info

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Scottish Gold and Silver Work

By: Finlay, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46994

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards with gold title and an early gilt image of a 17th century mace on the backstrip and a gold early brooch image on frt board. No dj. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp but lightly brushed with lower frt board tip just starting to show. No names, tears or soil in the 178 pp, profusely illustrated text that has 15 chapters, 2 indeces and 96 glossy full page plates with one or multiple b/w photos on each. Aside the book image below is the stunning Hunterston Brooch: 8th to 9th centuries (4 3/4" diameter). There are few crafts in ... View more info

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The Story of Little Goody Two-Shoes

By: Gillespie, Jessie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41754

Condition: Fair


Originally published in 1944 by the Artists' and Writers Guild this later reprint is in solid condition with lower 1.5 in of spine paper missing, other areas of loss, text browned. 34 pp. View more info

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The Story of Little Goody Two-Shoes

By: Gillespie, Jessie

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 26781

Condition: Very Good +


Not exlib. Originally published in 1944 by the Artists' and Writers Guild this later reprint is in splendid condition with very light color loss at tips, internally carries a slightly musty smell but you have to put your nose into it. 34 pp. View more info

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Military Compensation and Personnel Retention Models and Evidence

By: Gilroy, Curtis L., Horne, David K., Smith, D. Alton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30911

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in navy boards with bright gilt titles. Corners and spine ends sharp, very light soil on foot of page block from storage, light ghosting from erased pencil price on fep, else as new inside and out. 408 p. A compilation work authored by many writers with a commentary following most of the studies by a different author. Rare book includes: Preface/ Contributors/ Intro/ Reenlistment Models: A Methodological Review/ Army Reenlistment Models/ Comment/ Estimating a Dynamic Programming Model of Army Reenlistment Behavior/ Comment/ The Quality Dimension in Army Retention/ Commen... View more info

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Legends Volume 2 Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Goodhue, Jim; Holmes, Frank; Livingston, Phil, Simmons, Diane C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller Id: 43365

ISBN: 0911647309

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 7th printing paperback. 190 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage, and one micro rub of color loss at head of spine. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporar... View more info

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The Silver Horn Sporting Tales of John Weatherford

By: Grand, Gordon; Appreciation By E. OE. Somerville

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42608

Condition: Very Good +


First edition green cloth boards with white titles, tips sharp, spine ends bumped, no inscriptions. 210 pp text tight and bright, hinge papers fine. Original unclipped illustrated dj chipped with loss, now protected in new mylar. "It is only once ot twice in a generation that a really great writer of hunting stories emerges. For such a writer must not only know foxhunting from A to Z, but also that there is more to foxhunting than in the mere hunting of the fox. Gordon Grand is, 'of the company of the elect', but though the primary appeal of 'The Silver Horn' is to hunting folk, these pa... View more info