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1 A CENTURY IN BOOKS Princeton University Press 1905 - 2005
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 2005 069112292x / 9780691122922 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is a handsome hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean - without marks or writing. New looking. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. The cream white backgroun of the covers is bright except for a short faint mark near the title which is not visible in the jackets new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. No chips or tears. No clipped corners. The books are listed chronologically and it appears that all the books have a photo image of the cover. There is a chronological list and an Introduction by Walter H. Lippincott preceding the books. There is an Index by Subject at the rear of the book. ; 8vo; 167 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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2 A LIFE OF LOVE AND MUSIC The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz 1803 - 1865
London The Folio Society 1987 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a fine hardcover book in a fine slipcase. This book has a bright red cloth cover and a line drawing profile of Berlioz in gilt on the front cover gilt and the title on the spine is printed on a label that is in the shape of a cello. The top edges are tinted red. The binding is perfect, there are no marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The slipcase is covered in a rich grey paper. No flaws. Well cared for. Gift condition. A fine condition book in a fine condition slipcase. No jacket, as issued. ; 8vo; 466 pages 
Price: 63.00 USD
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3 A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS WITH PETER DUCHIN A Festival of Holiday Songs in New Arrangements for Piano and Guitar
New York, NY Holt, Rinehart And Winston 1976 0030166217 / 9780030166211 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp and clean. There are no marks or writin. No wear. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and unclipped (the original price is present) . Illustrated in old art using red or green ink. Cover art by James Wyeth and rear cover by N. C. Wyeth - from an old painting. Well cared for. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 139 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF THE PROVINCES OF VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, NEW-YORK, NEW-JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA BY THE ENGLISH. TO WHICH IS ANNEXED A MAP OF MARYLAND, ACCORDING TO THE BOUNDS MENTIONED IN THE CHARTER, AND ALSO OF THE ADJACENT ... Facsimile of the 1735 Document.
The American Geographical Society 1922 Hardcover 
This is a reprint of the 1735 document put into book form by The American Geographical Society in 1922. It is in a slipcase and has a map bound in and a three page brochure from The Society offering background is laid in. This book is a limited edition, # 663 of 790. The map facsimile is bound in and has six panels in what would be considered fine condition if not for a 1/4" corner crease. The map title is "A Map of Virginia according to Captain John Smiths Map Published Anno 1606 Also of the Adjacent Country called by the Dutch Niero Nederlant nno 1630 bt John Senex 1735. The border and boundaries are highlighted in three colors. The paper is handmade. It was printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie at the Conde Nast Press in Greedwich. The covers are beige-taupe paper with a vellum paper spine. There is a faint darkening on the spine. There is no title. There are no marks or writing on the end papers or pages. However, there are two spots on the first two pages where the paper contains a flaw on each page (bottom corners) . The slipcase has some wear, now repaired, at the bottom of the back and other slight wear to the corners. The slipcase is covered in the same paper as the book - nicely designed. ; 8vo; 20 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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5 A STORY OF BROWNING GUNS FROM 1831 ----
St. Louis, MO Browning Arms Co. 1942 First Edition Softcover 
This book of 60 pages is a history of Browning illustrated with half tone black and white photographs and drawings - portraits, scenes, places, and many guns. Some photos are close-up and others are distance views. This is a softcover book with a stapled binding. The book has been well cared for except for a spot in the shape of quarter of a circle as if a drink had been set on it. The remainder of the cover is quite clean . There is a touch of slight corner wear at the front edges. The interior is crisp and clean - no marks, no writing, no wear. ; 8vo; 60 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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6 A TRIBUTE TO JOHN F KENNEDY
Chicago Encyclopedia Britannica 1964 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a slip jacket with a paper band. The book is as new except for loss of sheen on the book cover in places. The book appears to be unread. The slipcase is as new. There is a publisher band around the book detailing the content. There are some spots on the paper band. These tributes were contributed by Norman Cousins, Albert Schweitzer, Willy Brandt, Theo White, Robert Shaw, Sander Vanocur, Robert Kennedy, E. B. White and others. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 A TRIBUTE TO JOHN F KENNEDY
Chicago Encyclopedia Britannica 1964 Hardcover Fine  
This is a hardcover book in a slip case. The book and case are very new and crisp in appearance. There is no wear, marks, or writing. Gift condition. These tributes were contributed by Norman Cousins, Albert Schweitzer, Willy Brandt, Theodore White, Robert Shaw, Sander Vanocur, Robert Kennedy, E. B. White and others. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 ADVANCES IN TREATMENT WITH DEXTROSE
New York, NY Corn Products Refining Company First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a hardcover book with the original glassine wrap/cover. The book is tight bright and very clean, however there is a part circle shape of a glass shadow on the cover. Not glaring - not seen with the glassine cover over it. The binding is tight, corners straight, and with a clean interior. Thin book. The glassine wrapper will be covered with mylar to protect the glassine. ; 8vo; 66 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 AGENDA Ford Madox Ford Winter/spring 1989/1990
London, U. K. Agenda 1990 0933806515 / 9780933806511 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Softcover periodical - issue devoted to Ford Madox Ford. This book is tight, bright, clean and appears to be unread. There is a very faint hint of wear at the top of the spine. The periodical is edited by William Cookson and Peter Dale. This double issue contains two previously unpublished pieces by Ford. ; No. 4 and Vol 28, No1; Vol. 27; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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10 ALDOUS HUXLEY AT UCLA A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Aldous Huxley Collection with the Texts of Three Unpublished Letters with an Introduction by George Wickes
Los Angeles, CA Universityh Of California Library 1964 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book in an edition of 1200 published in 1964. The cover has a two tone art paper in a soft brown and orange with a nice sketch of Huxley by Don Bachardy. Following the Intro by George Wickes there is a list of manuscripts in the Huxley Collection. The list is followed by three letters that Husley wrote. There are half tone prints of photographs of Huxley at various ages and some caricatures by some well known artists. 36 pages. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. No marks, no writing, no wear. There are some faint curls to the front covers. Well cared for; well preserved.. ; 8vo; 36 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 AMERICAN ART OF THE 1060'S
New York, NY Museum Of Modern Art 1991 0870704583 / 9780870704581 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is a softcover book in near fine condtion - tight, bright, and very clean. There is a slight curl to the very tip of the front cover corners. This book has been well cared for. ; 4to; 184 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE CONFERENCE | PROCEEDINGS, VOLUME 9 (1944) Planning the Transition of American Shipbuilding and Shipping from War to Peace
New York, NY American Merchant Marine Conference 1944 Softcover 
This is a softcover book about the transition of shipbuilding in the U. S.. The cover states that the book was "Presented with the Compliments of The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of New York". The book is comprised of articles by leaders in the military, corporate, transportation, finance, legal, insurance, corporation heads, transportation companies, media, human resources, public relations, oil companies. There are many half tone black and white photos. The last part of the book covers the reports of this annual meeting. There is a bibliography, acknowledgements, and index at the end of the book. There are 336 pages. The Table of Contents covers the various panels to the conference and the participants. The covers are a stiff paper with an illustrated cover. The binding is tight - there is a touch of wear at the bottom of the spine and a minumum of edge wear to the cover. Clean, bright, tight, still crisp. The interior pages are clean and crisp. There are no marks or writing. Well cared for. Tall, slightly heavy. ; 4to; 336 pages 
Price: 44.00 USD
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13 AN HISTOIRE FOR YOUNG & OLDE (Paper Making)
Belleville, NJ Eastwood Wire Corp Softcover 
This is a book published as a tribute to paper making in 'America', in particular the Rittenhouse Mill and William Rittenhouse. It is a small booklet of 22 pages including the self-covers of the same hand made paper. It was hand set using a variety of font styles and a simple, crude decorative border. Old spelling and phrasing is used - heartie, Yr obedient Servant, etc. There are woodcuts of the Rittenhouse home, the William Bradford Printing House, watermarks, map of Philadelphia & Environs, Almanacks. The book includes a poem about paper-making. This book was made by the Eastwood Wire Corp of Belleville, NJ. Their wire was used 'to supply Fourdrinier & cylinder wires to the Leading Mills (sic) of this country'. ; 8vo; 22 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 ANNOTATED OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF JAPANESE ARTS Outline for the Study of Far Eastern Arts
Washington, D C Freer Gallery Of Art / Smithosonian Institute 1950 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Would be near fine softcover reference if not for two small light color stains on the title page. Soft paper covers three hole punched with grommets. Sixteen pages with approximatedly 28 pages of supplemental information. Cover and contents are very clean except for title page. No marks. There is a hint of edge wear where paper covers extend beyond the content pages. ; 4to  
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS #33-42 Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology - Bulletin 151
Washington, D C United States Government Printing Office 1953 Softcover Very Good+  
This is a paper covered book. The binding is tight, the covers and interior pages are very clean. There are no marks or writing. There are creases on the rear bottom corner. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 515 pages  
Price: 48.00 USD
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16 ANUARIO DE LA SOCIEDAD FOLKLORICA DE MEXICO
Mexico City, Mexico Circulo Panamericano De Folklore 1951 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. It is Volume 7 of the Folklore Society. The covers are clean and bright, but with some discoloration on the spine and the fore-edges. The interior pages are very clean, but discolored from the quality of the paper. There is a short tear on one page, some black and white photographs, examples of music, lyrics, history. 142 pages. In Spanish. ; 8vo  
Price: 27.00 USD
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17 ANYBODY'S GIRL A Production of the Blackfriars At the University of Chicago 1922
Chicago, IL Blackfriars University Of Chicago 1922 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book published by the Blackfriars at the University of Chicago in 1922. The production of Anybody's Girl was Eighteenth Annual College Comic Opera for that year. It was held at Mandel Hall on May 5, 5, 12, 13. This was a student production. The Blackfriars was named after the theatre in London and there are two pages about the theatre written by Charles Breasted in 1920. There is a list off all members since 1904 and there is another page devoted to the staff of 1922 with five photos and a list of names. There is a group photo and list of names for the Brothers of the Order, a bio of the Producer, Hamilton Coleman and a short briefing on the play. There are two pages with an index of songs and a photo and list of the Orchestra, Cast, and Chorus. The music and lyrics start on page 17. The cover appears to be a woodblock print in black, white, and shades of orange. A name appears on the cover - it is most likely the artist - Rudolph Samuels. The book has a tight binding and the interior pages are all clean with no marks or writing. The cover has a former owner name in ink at the top of the front upper margin and is repeated on the rear cover in pencil including the name of the residence hall at the U. There is smudging on the rear which is white. The front cover has some very faint pencil writing on the left and right margin. There is a little spotting in the margin and light wear to the corners. Tall, wide, lightweight. ; 4to; 62 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 ART FIBRE (WEAVING)
Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids Fibre Cord Company 1920 Hardcover 
This is flexible hardcover book published in Grand Rapids in 1920. The book is a how-to of weaving. The first paragraph states that the purpose of the bookis to outline the scope of Arts Fibre weaving and how to weave. Finish, and decorate. The book contains many black and white half tone illustrations of photos and diagrams. Some weaving patterns are shown, followed by finished products with details. The last page contains inventory display. ; 8vo; 64 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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19 ART OF THE CONGO
Minneapolis, MN Walker Art Center 1967 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. It is an Exhibition Catalog of objects from the collection of the Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa/Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium. It toured the U. S. And Canada in 196-1969. A clipping from the Minneapolis Star and Tribune is laid in. Black and white photography and text in English. There is light rubbing in places to the black background, mostly at the corners and spine. There is a . Light scratch on the rear cover. Clean. There are no marks or writing. ; 4to; 71 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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20 AVE MARIA
Washington, D C Commissariat Of The Holy Land Franciscan Monastery 1936 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcovor book without a dust jacket. The book is beautifully illustrated in a handsome cover. The binding is tight, bright, and clean. There is a former owner bookplate done in calligraphy and ver appropriate to the content. There are no other marks or writing. The pages are all very crisp and clean. With gilt floral decoration and borders and the title in a handsome font. All the pages are of quality, glossy heavy stock paper. Each page has a floral and symbolic border in wonderful color. The book contains the Lord's Prayer, Ave Maria, Hail Holy Queen repeated in various languages with the script of the language including Asian, Arabic, Pacific Island, Eastern and Western Europe, Native American, African and more. There is an Explanation of Symbols and Descriptive Index of Languages. Gift condition. There is a see-through, removable acetate cover around the covers (no adhesive) . ; 4to; 202 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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