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281 Barnard, Stephen THE ROLLING STONES Street Fighting Years
New York, NY BDD Illustrated Books 1993 079245801x / 9780792458012 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is just out of the shrink wrap and is in fine condition, however, the dust jacket show a touch of rubbing. There are no chips or tears. There are no marks or writing. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. Like new. The photography is mostly in black and white with a few in color. There is a foreward by Bill Wyman. ; 4to; 176 pages  
Price: 48.00 USD
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282 Barrows, Marjorie THE BRIGHT-EYE BOOK
Chicago, IL Reuen H. Lilja & Co, Inc 1941 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by Milo Winter 
This is a tall first edition novelty book for children illustrated by Milo Winter. It is a novelty in that a raised piece of plastic with a moveable round black circle to replicate an iris is affixed to the last page and each page of the book and cover is cut to encircle the eye. Can be touched. The book is in very good condition except for some little chips at the tips of three corners on the front cover and a closed tear repaired from the reverse using thin, archival tissue paper. The illustrations are large and the eye comes through on each page - cover=cat, then a robin, fish, dog, owl, duck, squirrel. Delightful illustrations in strong colors. ; 4to 
Price: 22.50 USD
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283 Barry, P. BARRY'S FRUIT GARDEN
New York Orange Judd Company 1885 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, but with an acetate overlay (removable, see-through, and archival) . This book states New Edition on the title page with a date of 1885. The copyright date is 1883. The frontispiece is a layout diagram of a fruit garden. There are line drawings in black ink within the text throughout the book. There are three parts to the book - General Prnciplies, The Nursery, and Varieties of Fruits, Gathering and Preserving Fruits, Diseases, Insects, Implements in Common Use. The covers have some wear at the top and bottom of the spine and a light touch at the corners. The covers are brown cloth with beveled edges, gilt decoration on the front, blind stamped border design and a gilt title with decoration on the spine. The end papers are coated brown with former owner writing in pencil and a hand written piece of paper with a number and writing. There is another former owner name, place, and date in pencil on the first blank page. There is more writing in pencil on the rear blank page and the reverse of the end paper. The pages appear to be unmarked and are still very clean. The front inside hinge has been repaired and there is a chip in the end paper. The binding is firm, the covers are clean. ; 8vo; 516 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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284 Barth, John SABBATICAL A Romance
Normal, IL Dalkey Archive Pr. 1996 1564780961 / 9781564780966 Not First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softback book. No flaws. Unread. First Dalkey Archives edition.; 8vo  
Price: 11.50 USD
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285 Bartlett, Robert V. THE RESERVE MINING CONTROVERSY Science, Technology, and Environmental Quality
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1980 0253145562 / 9780253145567 Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is in near fine contion - with a tight binding, very clean covers, very clean end papers, pages, and edges. There are no marks or writings. ; 8vo; 293 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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286 Barynes A FANTASY OF MEDITERRANEAN TRAVEL
New York, NY Harper & Brothers Publishers 1909 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a first edtion hardcover book inscribed on the end paper and dated 1909. The cover is a grey-blue cloth with a illustrated cover of famous travel symbols and a man relaxing on a deck chair. The cover has a little corner wear, but is clean except for one small spot. The book is illustrated with many half-tone photographs (black and white) . The pages are clean, except for one light spot on one page. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 104 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.90 USD
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287 Barzun, Jacques THE USE AND ABUSE OF ART The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1973
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1973 0691099030 / 9780691099033 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the 1973 Mellon Lecture hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition, there is a faint bumping to the rear corners. The binding is tight, covers crisp and clean as are the end papers and pages. No marks no writing. Well cared for. The dust jacket, regrettably, has a smaller than a dime size chip at the top of the front edge, a little rubbing or light wear to the blue color layer at the corners and fold. The jacket is clipped. Looks crisp in a new archival see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. This is Bollingen Series XXXV - the 22nd annual volume. (Cover is a fine golden tan cloth with a gilt metallic ink design stamped into the cover. The jacket has a bright blue background and a similar design) . ; Series XXXV; Vol. 22; 8vo; 150 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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288 Bass, Chynthia SHERMAN'S MARCH
New York, NY Villard Books 1994 0679430334 / 9780679430339 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread and shows no flaws. Tight, bright, very clean inside and out including the unclipped dust jacket.; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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289 Bass, Rick OIL NOTES
Boston, MA Hougton Mifflin 1989 0395486750 / 9780395486757 First Edition Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. It is unclipped. This book has been well cared for. Protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 27.00 USD
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290 Bati, Anwer THE CIGAR COMPANION
Philadelphia Running Press 1997 0762401427 / 9780762401420 Third Edition Hardcover; Third Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a third printing hardcover book with a dust jacket. The front free end paper has a former owner gift note and date. The bottom front corners are slightly bumped. The book is free of all other marks or writing. The book cover is clean. The bottom front corners are slightly bumped here as well. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white. There are full page photographs of cigars arranged alphabetically and information about their source, size, and properties. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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291 Battle, Gerald N. THE LAST BOUQET
Dunwoody, GA Norman S Berg 1973 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, very clean hardback book, limited to 700 copies. Unclipped dust jacket is bright, clean with a long closed tear on the back panel corner. Former paper price sticker on inside jacket flap. Protected in see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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292 Baum, L. Frank THE LAND OF OZ Junior Edition
Chicago, IL Rand McNally & Company 1931 Abridged Edition Hardcover Illustrated by John R. Neill 
This is a small Rand McNally hardcover book without a dust jacket. The John Neill illustrated cover is brightly colored. There is some wear the the corners and a slight bumb/indent on the rear front edge of the cover. There is a book plate on the inside cover. The binding is tight. The pages are crisp and clean. ; 12mo; 62 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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293 Baumgardt, John Philip BULBS FOR SUMMER BLOOM
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1970 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a bookclub hardcover book in a dsut jacket. The book is very clean and has a tight binding. There are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and with light edge wear. There are two Garden Bulletins published by the author included. Illustrated with photo illustrations and drawings. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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294 Bawer, Bruce A PLACE AT THE TABLE The Gay Individual in American Society.
New York, NY Poseidon 1993 0671795333 / 9780671795337 First Edition 
Would be fine hardback book except for former owner one sentence note in the back of the book on the end paper, otherwise as new. Tight binding, bright, very clean. Unclipped dust jacket is equally bright and clean.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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295 Beadle, J. H. LIFE IN UTAH (SALESMAN SAMPLE) (PLUS PAMPLET RE JOSEPH SMITH) Life in Utah, Or, the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism, Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints with a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect from its Origin to the Present Time.
Philadelphia, PA Natonal Publishing Company 1870 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover salesman sample in book form that was assembled and bound to be given to a salesman. However, this one is unique as the former owner also used this as a scrap book. The cover is green pebbled cloth with a logo-title on the front cover in gilt. There is a stamped border around the edge and the same design without gilt on the reverse side. This is not the complete book - it only contains sections of the chapters in English and German - by design. The frontispiece, title and copyright page and many sections of chapters are not covered with articles. , Since it was used to sell the book, it includes the sales agreement highlights and conditions of purchase which was paid by subscription for many people. There are some prices in pencil at the bottom right corner of the two page agreements - one in English, another in German. This salesman sample includes three options for a book cover, green or maroon cloth, and leather. Sample spines are pasted down on the end papers. The book contains many clippings that have been pasted in by the former owner. Starting with the map, the front of the map (not entirely) and the the backs of the map have articles pasted down. There are poems, articles, a little news, some announcements, some how-to's, and advice. Examples of some of the articles are: Removing a Lake, Angling an Eyeless Fish, A Dish of Truffles. Most of the pages are clean and crisp - with no pasted downs. There is a frontispiece, title and copyright page, text, sales agreementa that are free of pasted downs. This book is designed to give the potential buyer a physical look at what the buyer could purchase. It is not intended to be a complete book. It appears that portions of the chapters were sewn together and bound into the covers. The cover is sturdy with some corner wear and some scuffing and fading of the color. It has not been restored. The end papers have various names and numbers, plus a tree drawing/scribble. The leather spine sample in the rear has tiny little cut-outs from newspapers that have been pasted down - they are mostly names of cities and little towns. The pages that are not covered with pasted down articles, etc are quite crisp and clean. Some of the articles protrude from the pages creating some rough edges. This sample provides a look at the interests of a former owner who had access to a newspaper or two. This salesman sample comes with a 26 page pamphlet titled Joseph Smith Tells His Own Story. There is a portrait on the cover in half-tone. The paper is darkening. A portion of the paper cover has a closed tear at the spine - below the lower staple. ; 8vo 
Price: 115.00 USD
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296 Beattie, Ann ALEX KATZ
New York, NY Harry N. Abrams 1987 0810912120 / 9780810912120 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, very clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, equally crisp, and very clean. There is a hint of rubbing on the back panel of the jacket. Photo images in color of 26 Katz paintings and text by fiction writer by Beattie. Some of the paintings by Katz had not been included in any book prior to this publication. There are several fold-out pages; one of them was used on the dust jacket cover. Printed on fine paper. Gift condition. ; Square 4to; 91 pages  
Price: 38.00 USD
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297 Beausoleil, Beau WHAT HAPPENS Poems by Beau Beausoleil
Kensington CA Cloud Marauder Press 1978 Not First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Softback edition in very good condition escept for private small press library stamp (Loft) and residue of price erasure on front free end paper. Errata tipped in stating that the Distributor is SBD: Small Press Distribution, not Serependipity Books. ; 8vo  
Price: 12.00 USD
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298 Beecher, Catherine and Stowe, Harriet Beecher THE AMERICAN WOMAN'S HOME Principles of Domestic Science
New York, NY J. R. Ford And Company 1869 Hardcover; Second Printing 
This is the second printing of the first edition (BAL 19453) . Green cloth with gilt titles and decorative design on the cover. Beveled edges. Dark brown coated end papers. 500 pages. 12 pages of advertising at the rear. Version A and C title pages (two title pages) , plus all other points. The binding is tight with a little bumping to the corner. Faint wear. The end papers are slightly chipped worn at the tips of the corners. There is a tiny label of a former owner on the front pasted down end paper. There is a former owner name in ink with an 1870 date on the first blank page. There are no other marks or writing. There is a faint hint of a water stain on some middle pages of the book at the front edge. Some of the 38 chapter headings are Scientific Domesitic Ventilation, Home Decoration, Early Rising, Domestic Manners, Giving in Charity, Care of Infants / Aged / Servants / Sick / Homeless-Helpless-Vicious, then Accidents and Antidotes, Propagation of Plants, Earth Closets, Christian Neighborhood. ; 8vo; 500 pages 
Price: 135.00 USD
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299 Beecher, Henry Ward STAR PAPERS Experiences of Art and Nature
New York, NY J. C. Derby 1855 Hardcover Very Good+  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in a tight binding with fine and complete hinges. The brown cloth covers are blindstamped, the bind has blindstamped horizontal bands. The gilt title on the spine is dull in rubbed. There is a slight slant to the spine. The end papers are a yellow and are clean and complete. There is a former owner gift note dated Sep 22/55. It is written in neat script in a brown ink. The content is clean, but with some very clean pages and some with foxing (brown spots due to chemical reasctions to the environment or impurities in the paper or items left in the book) . The book is protected with a see-through, removable acetate cover. The book is divided into six Letters From Europe (about art) and thirty-two chapters on Experiences of Nature (including two on fishing) . The gift note is "To Mrs. Lavinia F. Morehouse From her friend & Brother Ezra. New York: Sep 22/55"; 8vo; 359 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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300 Beeler, Janet N. DOWRY
Columbia University Of Missouri Press 1978 0826202462 / 9780826202468 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Fine, bright, very clean hardbook appears to be new. Unclipped dust jacket is very new looking with two tiny spots on the back panel of the jacket. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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