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New York Harper & Row 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good- dust jacket  
Near fine book in dust jacket with closed tears and creased inside flap. Jacket presentable in protechtive mylar jacket cove. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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SOLDIER AND BRAVE Indian and Military Affairs in the Trans-Mississippi West, Including a Guide to Historic Sites and Landmarks , Billington, Ray Allen
342 Billington, Ray Allen SOLDIER AND BRAVE Indian and Military Affairs in the Trans-Mississippi West, Including a Guide to Historic Sites and Landmarks
New York Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Edited by Billington. Prepared by the National Park Service. Volume XII in a survey of historic sites and landmarks for the Dept of the Interior. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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343 Binyon, Laurence ENGLISH WATER COLOURS
London A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1933 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the first edition from 1933 without a dust jacket. The book has a pin point perforation that spells out the name of a private library and city. There is a modest stamp on the last page - of the Index. No other marks. The covers are a bright, cheery red cloth with a title in gilt on the spine. Tight, bright, with a faint touch of fading on the top edges and a little curve in at the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are pristine except for a tiny label from a New York bookstore. The pages are all crisp and clean except for the stamp already mentioned - on the last page. The top edges are tinted a matching red. Other edges are clean and crisp. There is a frontispiece in color of a watercolor with a tissue guard (to prevent sticking or damage. There are many other illustrations in sepia ink. Binyon was the 'keeper of prints and drawings at the British Museum'. Prolific author and compiler.; 8vo; 201 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Reading, MA Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This is a first edition (First Printing) hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a new look, a tight binding, straight corners, very clean covers and content, and no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket show a touch of wear at the corners and a little rubbing. This book is scholarly and illustrated. 216 pages and could cost slightly more if shipped by air to an international destination. ; 8vo 
Price: 24.90 USD
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345 Bitker, Marjorie KINDLE AND INWARD SUN
Milwaukee, WI Marjorie Bitker 1984 First Edition Softcover Fine 
This is a self published softcover book - a tribute to Bruno Voltaire Bitker. The book is a small book bound in staples, enclosed in an art paper jacket with a stylized sun in orange ink on the cover along with the title and name in black. The book was designed by Lois Ehlert. There are three pages devoted to a short bio of Bruno Bitker, information about the author-poet-spouse and the designer, and a note about why the book was written. There is a holiday poem-greeting laid in - a tradition of the Bitkers. ; 12mo; 18 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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346 Black, Dorothy CORNER HOUSE
New York, NY Green Circle Books 1937 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean covers with a touch of corner thread wear and a little wrinkle in the cloth at the bottom of the spine. Dusty blue cloth covers with the title and publisher logo on the spine in red ink. The end papers show some browning from non-archival glue used to bind the book. There is a handsome bookplate of a former owner unsigned plis a diagonal scratch in the top layer of the paper.. No other marks or writing. Top edges unstained. The dust jacket is missing the paper at the bottom of the jacket spine. There is a much smaller chip at the top. Light, faint wear to the corners. The jacket is unclipped - the original price of the book in the U S is unclipped - shows $2.00.; 8vo; 253 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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347 Black, Penny THE BOOK OF POTPOURRI Fragrant Flower Mixes for Scenting & Decorating the Home
New York Simon & Schuster 1989 0671682105 / 9780671682101 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a tall hardcover book in a dust jacket that is in fine condition. Very clean, tight, bright, and crisp in an equally crisp and clean dust jacket. The jacket is in a see-through, removable mylar protector. Gift condition. Exquisitely illustrated in color photography. A nice how-to. ; 4to  
Price: 15.00 USD
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348 Blackett, P. M. S. STUDIES OF WAR Nuclear and Conventional
New York, NY Hill And Wang 1962 First American Edition Hardcover 
This is a First American Edition of this hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding with a gray cloth cover with title in red on the spine; sharp looking and very clean. The end papers are clean with no marks and no writing or labels. The pages are clean and crisp. The dust jacket background on the front and spine is black and there is some color wear as well as seme jacket edge wear - and a few little chips. Not clipped. From the cover - A challenge to Western military politics, nuclear and conventional, by a Nobel prize winner in physics and author of Fear, War, and the Bomb. ; 8vo; 242 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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349 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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350 Blackwell, B. H. THE BOOK OF THE HORACE CLUB 1898 - 1901
Oxford, England B. H. Blackwell 1901 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a flexible, semi-hard cover book of poetry with initials of the contributors who were "not only Heads and Bursars, but Proessors of this or that University, Presidents of the Union, journalists, novelists, divines, scholars" (from Oxford magazine Vol.19.) . The publisher was B. H. Blackwell. There is a folded note laid in with no signature, but with the statement "with the Author's Complements 16 Oct 1906". The note paper is stamped in purple ink - "Reform Club Pall Mall S. W. ". The referenced author might have been Blackwell, or one of the contributors, or it could be a misfit to the book. An H. B. Is listed as a contributor. The book is a mottled beige with a title in gilt on the front cover and a decorative urn in gilt - the urn image was considered a 'religious object' of the club. The fronts of the covers have a yap edge (slightly extended and turned in (by design) . The book is hand-set by Horace Hart, Printer. The title page is set in red and black ink. The copyright page indicates that 500 copies were printed. This book is not numbered, but there is no indication in this book that there was a numbering scheme for the 500. The 'H. B. ' as a contributor could have been H. Belloc based on a note in pencil on the front pasted down end paper that has this note - " Anthology. Contrib. By Belloc and Buchanen. Ltd to 500 copies. There are no other marks or writing. The book is clean and in very good condition. There is a faint hint of bumping to the corners - perhaps from a slight pulling of the paper at the corners. There is a touch of foxing on the end papers. The interior pages are clean and crisp. There is a see-through, removable mylar cover over the covers for protection. May be removed. ; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 155.00 USD
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351 Blair, Walter Half Horse Half Alligator The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend
Chicago University Of Chicago Press 1956 First Edition Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book in just jacket. Very clean end papers, pages, edges. A hint of a price erasure. Clipped dust jacket has corner wear with small chips and closed tear on back panel with resulting wrinkles. Now protected in a mylar cover. Possibly unread. Based on the legends and known history of an American frontiersman who lived about 1770-1823. From PA to the headwaters of the Mississippi to a mountain man in the Rockies. ; 8vo  
Price: 22.00 USD
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352 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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353 Blanche, Jacques-Emile MASTERPIECES OF FRENCH PAINTING From the Primitives to the Sixteenth Century
Paris Albert Skira 1934 First Edition Self-wraps Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
A portfolio of prints in four sections, plus separate sections with a preface by the publisher, title page, and index. Text in English. Beautiful examples of french painting tipped in (glued at the edge, hanging free) . Flexible paper covers (French publishing style) are overwrapped in glassine see through paper which is chipped, but now protected from further chipping by acetate cover. Trace of price erasure on corner of front section. 15 inches tall. ; Folio  
Price: 39.00 USD
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354 Bland, Alexander THE NUREYEV VALENTINO Portrait of a Film
London, U. K. Studio Vista 1977 028970796X / 9780289707968 Softcover 
This is a softcover book. The book tis tight, bright, and clean but with some corner curl and and an embossed former owner stamp and date on the first page. The corner of the first page has been slightly clipped. Photo illustrated in color and black and white. ; Photographs; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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355 Blegen, Theodore C. THE LAND LIES OPEN
Minneapolis The University Of Minneapolis 1949 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Near fine tight, bright, clean book in unclipped dust jacket that has light wear to the edges in that the colored layer of paper on the dust jacket has worn through at fold lines and corners slightly. One very short closed tear. The exploration and settling of the Upper Mississippi Valley with writings about Father Hennepin, Verendrye, de Soto, Jolliet. . ; 8vo  
Price: 36.00 USD
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New York, NY Franklin Watts, Inc. 1963 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith 
This is the First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. There is a little rubbing in two small places on the back cover (the sheen of the cloth is different from the rest of the cover) . There are no marks or writing. The last page has a small crease at the bottom corner. Chartreuse green end papers - pristine. The page edgers are tinted in light purple. The dust jacket is near fine/very good condition - crisp and clean with some edge wear, mostly at the top of the spine. The covers have a purple background - there is an image of a wizard in an orangle hat and robe. The illustrator is Brian Wildsmith. The illustrations are in color placed next to or above the text. ; 4to 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Newark, N J F. C. Bliss & Co. 1881 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, now protected in a see-through, removable acetate archival cover. The brown pebble cloth covers are quite clean. There is a stamped design on the covers, filled with black on the front and blind on the back. Theb title on the cover and spine is in bright gilt. The edges are beveled. There is light wear to the corners and the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are in a quality paisley victorian flower design and are without marks or writing. All the pages are clean. This is a handsome book and has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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NY Avon Books 1993 Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
SIGNED First Avon (paperback) Printing. Signed. Appears to be unread with miniscule wear to corner. SIGNED by Block on title page. Edgar Award author. ; NA; Signed by Author  
Price: 11.00 USD
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New York A Dutton Book 1995 0525940162 / 9780525940166 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED on title page. Simple signature only on the title page. Tight, bright, clean hardback book that would be considered fine if not for a slight hint of bumping on the bottom corners. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and equally crisp, bright, and clean without flaws. Well cared for. Gift condition. ; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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360 Blofeld, John THE TANTRIC MYSTICISM OF TIBET A Practical Guide
New York, NY Causeway Books 1974 0883560240 / 9780883560242 Hardcover 
This is a First Causeway Edition published in New York in 1974. The book is in fine condtion. Tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There are no marks or writings. A soft pumpkin colored cloth cover with reddish-orange tinted top edges. Orange-red end papers. Occasionly illustrated in black and white line drawings. The dust jacket has some wear. There is a tiny chip in the upper front corner. It appears that there was some kind o sprinkle of water, mostly on the spine, that has formed a sort of blended, mottled design and it is slightly darkened. Unclipped - shows the original price of $6.95. The jacket is now protected in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. The author studied under Tibetan Lamas of the Yellow and Red Hat sects. ; 8vo; 257 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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