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1 THE LADIES' GARLAND, AND FAMILY MAGAZINE; CONTAINING MORAL TALES, ANACDOTES, POETRY, ETC. Original and Selected Music, Engravings, Etc. , Etc.
Philadelphia, PA J. Van Court First Edition Hardcover 
This book contains two volumes of The Ladies Garland and Family Magazine bound in one (binding) . Volume 10, July to December 1846 and Volume 11 from January to June, 1847. The book is 3/4 dark brown leather and pebbled cloth covers. The end papers are marbled in a complimentary design. There are eight hand-colored floral and bird engravings and a number of black and white steel engravings and mezzotints throughout. The spine is titled Ladies Garland and Volume 10. There is decorative gilt as well. The covers have some scuffed corners with some breakthrough of the leather. There is a slight loss of cloth at the fore-edges on the book. There is a small label of a Rochester, NY bookstore on the upper corner of the front end paper. There is a name and place (Laurence, KS) in pencil on the first blank page. There is another name in pencil on the title page. There is another or the same Lawrence, KS name on the verso of the end paper in pencil, plus some very, small words in pencil. The binding is tight, Except for the scuffing, the covers are clean. , There are no marks on the end papers other than what has been described. The pages are fairly clean of smudges, with a touch of foxing throughout, a little heavier in spots. There is also some offsetting from the engravings. Most of the hand-colored engravings are covered in a fine tissue paper. There are some ink splatters on the last dozen or so pages. There is a short tear on the first blank page - repaired with Japanese tissue paper. One of the articles is titled "How to Reform a Husband". The quality of the coloring is good to very good, not as fine as in more dedicated floral books from the same time period. There are 192 pages in each volume. Charming. ; Vol. 10/11/2010; 8vo 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Ackerman, Jennifer NOTES FROM THE SHORE
New York, NY Viking 1994 0670849243 / 9780670849246 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. It is very clean, crisp, and without wear. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 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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4 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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5 Blacklock, Les MEET MY PSYCHIATRIST Introduction by Sigurd F. Olson
Bloomington, MN Voyageur Press 1977 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. Published in 1977 including an Introduction by Sigurd F. Olson. A beautiful, small book of colored photographs of nature with commentary by Blalock. From Lake Superior to the Rocky Mountains. The green cloth covers are in fine condition with perfect endpapers and pages. No marks or writing. There is a repetitive mark (slight indent) on the covers that may have come the binding grip. Not that visible. The dust jacket has a white background that is quite clean. There are two closed tear at the top corners that has been mended - not that visible. Unclipped, with a remnant of a former Dayton's (Department Store) price sticker. ; 8vo 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Blake, Emmet Reid BIRDS OF MEXICO A Guide for Field Identification
Chicago University Of Chicago Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket  
Lightly bumped corner, foxing on fore edge. Hardback. In unclipped dust jacket that is missing a 1 1/2 by 1 3/4 inch piece at the bottom of the front panel. The jacket is also finely chipped at corners. Fully packed with 967 descriptions and illustrations of Mexican birds with 2000 geographical varieties. Detailed index. ; Fully packed with 967 descriptions and illustrations of Mexican birds with 2000 geographical varieties. Detailed index. ; 8vo; 644 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Brown, D. C. JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1956 First American Edition Hardcover 
This is the Frist American Edition by Knopf (1956) of this hardcover book with a jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There is a touch of fading on the top edge of the blue cloth covers. There are no marks or writing. The end papers are clean and the page crisp and clean. The dust jacket has a white background that shows some overall light soil. There is a 3/4" closed tear at the top edge of the front panel. The jacket flap is price clipped. There are black and white photographs. There are 16 pages (32 photographs) of black and white photographs. This is the story of a journey by horse from Arctic Finland to the south of Norway. ; 8vo; 232 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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8 Buck, Margaret Waring WHERE THEY GO IN WINTER
New York, NY Abingdon Press 1968 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The BOOK would be in fine condition if not for a former owner name boldly printed in the corner of the front end paper. The book is tight, bright, very clean and there are no other marks or writing. The DUST JACKET is equally crisp. It is unclipped. There is wear to the corners and a little soil on the back panel of the jacket. The jacket is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. For young adults with a curiosity about where birds and animals go in the winter. The book is delightfully illustrated on each page in black and white. ; 4to; 70 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel UNEXPECTED TREASURE
New York, NY M. Evans & Company 1968 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  Illustrated by Pimlott, John 
This is a frst edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is clean in a tight binding without any marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is quite crisp and clean with two short closed tears on the rear panel and a touch of wear on the spine. ; 8vo; 190 pages  
Price: 14.95 USD
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10 Carter, George Goldsmith THE GOODWIN SANDS
London Constable & Company Ltd. 1953 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, and very clean. Looks new. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, however, there is a short closed tear and a touch of edge wear along the top edge of the jacket and bottom corners. It is a history of ship grounding off the coast of Britain near Kent. This book will fit the $11.00 Global Priority envelope with precautionary packing materials for international shipments.. ; 8vo; 148 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Collins, Henry Hill, Jr. COMPLETE FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN WILDLIFE Covering all Species of Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, .... (Etc. )
New York, NY Harper And Row 1959 Hardcover Illustrated by Peterson, Williams, Sanford, and Yrizarry 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There is a slight fading around the edges. . The dust jacket is worn at the corners. Except for the jacket, the book has been well cared for. Illustrated in color and black and white.; 8vo; 683 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Davids, Richard C. HOW TO TALK TO BIRDS And Other Uncommon Ways of Enjoying Nature the Year Round
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1972 0394472799 / 9780394472799 First Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in near fine condition if not for a former owner name on the end paper. The book is very clean an without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp with a touch of edge wear and a crease on the back panel. By the same author who wrote How to Talk to Animals. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 De Gasztold, Carmen Bernos THE CREATURES CHOIR
New York Viking 1965 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  Illustrated by Jean Primrose 
This is a first edition hardcover with a dust jacket. It is tight, clean, and bright. The end papers and text are free of writing and marks. The jacket is in fine condition. The book appears to be carefully read. Translated by Rumer Godden. In English. Illustrations by Jean Primrose. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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14 Emerson, Ralph Waldo FRIENDSHIP
London Siegle, Hill & Co Hardcover 
This is a handsome hardcover book without a jacket and has been printed by the Astolat Press.. The book has blue-grey paper covered book board covers with a white vellum spine. The title on the cover and the spine is in gilt with a decorative acorn and oak branch. The acorn is repeated within, a motif of the publishers' Oakleaf Series. The essays are hand set and printed in black and red. The first letter is elaborately illustrated on quality paper. The book has a tight binding. The beveled edged book covers are clean, the spine has a touch of soil and there is a tiny spot of wear on the uper front corner. The end papers are discoloring from offset of glue. The pages are very clean. The edges are untrimmed. The top edges are gilt. There is a former owner gift note to a General Bray by an indeciperable name with a place and date of Sydney Dec 09.; 12mo; 25 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Fisher, Jonathan Scripture Animals A Natural History of the Living Creatures Named in the Bible
Princeton, NJ Pyne Press 1972 0878610340 / 9780878610341 Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book is as new. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean. Probably unread. This is the facsimile of the 1834 book. Some of the wood engraving images have a brown color instead of black. Images of animals and insects. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Gray, Dick PASSWORDS FOR ALL SEASONS
Minneapolis Freswater Biological Research Foundation 1973 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket  
Fine book - tight, bright, clean in unclipped dust jacket with a long closed tear that has been taped on the inside of the jacket. Otherwise, white background of the jacket is very clean and bright. Inside of jacket has map outline of Lake Minnetonka outside Minneapolis. Nature writing and things of curiosity by a columnist. Forward by Sigurd Olson. Photo on back panel of jacket is by Les Kouba. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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17 Gruchow, Paul BOUNDARY WATERS The Grace of the Wind
Minneapolis Milkweed Editions 1997 1571312110 / 9781571312112 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. It is bright and crisp with no marks or writing on the pages or end papers. The edges are straight and the dust jacket is clean. The book appears to be unread. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.50 USD
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18 Holbrook, Stewart H. THE GOLDEN AGE OF QUACKERY
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1959 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean with no marks or writing. There is a touch of darkening on the top and front edges from exposure to light. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. The inside flap has been price clipped. The end papers are facsimiles of old advertisements for pills, tonics, oils, batteries, garments, opium. There is a spot on the front end paper where the printing is missing. ; 8vo; 302 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Holden, Edith THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
New York, NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977 0030210267 / 9780030210266 Later Printing Hardcover Illustrated by Edith Holden 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition, however there is a former owner gift note written on the corner of the title page. The covers are crisp and very clean. The interior is clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of a wrinkle at the upper corner. There is no other wear. Very clean. Color illustrated in soft drawings of flowers, birds, butterfiles, dragon flies. The pages were hand written before being reproduced for the book. This is a reprint of the 1906 diary. ; Paintings; Small 4to; 177 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 Isern, Thomas D. THE CULTURES OF AGRILCULTURE ON THE NORTH AMERICAN PLAINS The Rural and Regional Essay Series
Marshall, MN The Rural And Regional Essay Series 1999 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover booklet in fine condition. The full title of the publisher is The Rural and Regional Essay Series of The Society for the Study of Local & Regional History at the Histroy Center, Southwest State University. Marshall, Minnesota 56258. The Preface is by Dr. Joseph A. Amato of Southwest State University at Marshall, Minnesota. The book is tight (stapled binding) , bright, crisp, clean. No marks or writing. No wear. 26 pages in a beige art stock cover and matching beige for the pages. Two available. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.00 USD
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