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Image for A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North (Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North (Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

By: Brenan, J.P.M. (Preface); Anthony Huxley (Foreword); and Brenda E. Moon (Biographical Note)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Web & Bower Publishers Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10490

ISBN: 0906671183

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards and a bit of light foxing to the first few pages, including the title page. Rest of the book is fine. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. The dust jacket has a small amount of edge wear. Travel memoir of the Victorian botanical collector and painter, Marianne North. She traveled to every continent to collect plant specimens and produced more than 800 paintings, which are now housed at the Marianne North Gallery at Kew. This is an abridge version of her memoir, originally published in 1893 under the title, Recollections of a Happy Life. This volume was published... View more info

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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

By: Brickman, Brigadier E.; R.A.L. Burnet; and J.S. Lawson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Derby, England, Pilgrim Press Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 10619

ISBN: 0900594780

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet, approximately 7 X 9 inches, 24 pages. Illustrated history in pictorial, stapled covers of Scotland's legendary St. Andrews Golf Club. View more info

Image for Two Yellows and a Blue. Inside the Locker Room: A Story of Pride, Pain, and Pills

Two Yellows and a Blue. Inside the Locker Room: A Story of Pride, Pain, and Pills

By: Brown, Bobby (with Mickey Herskowitz and John Wilson)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Inverness Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10637

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and some edge wear and chipping to the dust jacket. 198 pages, black & white photos. Inside story from Trainers' Hall of Fame member, Bobby Brown, who recounts his days with Houston sports teams--the Oilers in football and the Aeros in hockey. He helped with the comebacks of George Blanda and Gordie Howe and was around long enough to see and be concerned about the growing number of pills athletes were taking. Humorous and candid observations. View more info

Image for Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

By: Buel, J.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Jas. H. Earle: 1890

Seller ID: 10492

Condition: Fair


Red cloth-covered boards with black and gold decoration and lettering. Shelf wear and worn corners. Minor insect nibbling. First signature (containing title page and part of the Introduction) is separated from the binding, but present. The rest of the book is solid, binding tight and square. 576 pages, illustrated with 500 engravings and colored plates and a fold-out map of Africa reproduced from John Ogilby's 1670 map. A 19th-century history of expeditions, exploration, and discovery in Africa. View more info

Image for The Beaver, Magazine of the North - Autumn 1981

The Beaver, Magazine of the North - Autumn 1981

By: Burgess, Helen (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1981

Seller ID: 10491

Condition: Very Good


Chip to the bottom of the rear cover at spine. Light reading wear otherwise. Monthly publication with articles about places in Canada that the historic Hudson's Bay Company has been or is currently associated. Articles in this issue include: Nirkit: Good Food; Lord and Lady Aberdeen: Their Okanagan Ranches; Commerce, Civility and Old Sault Ste. Marie; Pacific Lagoon Afternoon; The Pangnirtung Tapestries; School Days at Willowbrook; The Reverend David Jones: Missionary at Red River 1823-38; Fort Dunvegan; and Book Reviews. 63 pages. View more info

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Golf Lessons from Sam Snead

By: Campbell, Bailey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10506

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear to boards. Rubbing, chipping, and tears to jacket. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 126 pages, illustrated. View more info

Image for Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

By: Carter, William J. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Press:

Seller ID: 10611

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to the spine and short tears at the spine ends. Stapled booklet, 8.5 X 11 inches. No date indicated, but 1942-43 (World War II). University of Texas CAA-WTS publication offering a brief review of the government-sponsored flight training effort between the university and civilian flight operators to train pilots and ground personnel for service in World War II. CAA was Civil Aeronautics Authority (predecessor to the FAA) and WTS was War Training Service. Unpaginated, but 24 pages with numerous photographs of personnel from the university and flying services and students engaged in th... View more info

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Golf Shotmaking with Billy Casper

By: Casper, Billy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Golf Digest, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10507

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book; dust jacket has some chipping and small stains on the rear panel. 176 pages, illustrated. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. View more info

Image for The Geology of Catahoula and Concordia Parishes - Geological Bulletin No. 9

The Geology of Catahoula and Concordia Parishes - Geological Bulletin No. 9

By: Chawner, W.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey: 1936

Seller ID: 10624

Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear. Clean copy. Binding is tight and square. 232 pages with Index. Illustrated with figures, black and white plates, and a location map in a rear cover pocket. View more info

Image for Pipe Economy: A Complete Catalog (No. 71) and Reference Book for Engineers, Buyers, and Users of Cast Iron Pipe, Valves, Fire Hydrants, and Related Water and Waste Products

Pipe Economy: A Complete Catalog (No. 71) and Reference Book for Engineers, Buyers, and Users of Cast Iron Pipe, Valves, Fire Hydrants, and Related Water and Waste Products

By: Clow Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bensenville, Illinois, Clow Corporation, Cast Iron Pipe & Foundry Division: 1971

Seller ID: 10604

Condition: Very Good


Bumping and edge wear. 319-page, illustrated catalog. View more info

Image for From Love Field: Our Final Hours With President John F. Kennedy

From Love Field: Our Final Hours With President John F. Kennedy

By: Connally, Nellie (SIGNED) and Mickey Herskowitz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Rugged Land: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10562

ISBN: 1590710142

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, sharp copy with barely a trace of wear. 203 pages, with photos. Signed by Nellie Connally to the book's previous owners (perosnalized inscription). View more info

Image for Ride the Big Red Cars: The Pacific Electric Story

Ride the Big Red Cars: The Pacific Electric Story

By: Crump, Spencer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, Trans-Anglo Books: 1988

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 10510

ISBN: 0870460471

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos that help document the history of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California. Later Edition in clean, near fine condition. New to this edition is a listing of every major Pacific Electric interurban line, including details of the exact routes followed and when and how frequently the electric cars operated. View more info

Image for Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Earrach/Samhradh Spring/Summer 2000, Special Issue: Translation

Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Earrach/Samhradh Spring/Summer 2000, Special Issue: Translation

By: Curtin, Nancy J. and Vera Kreilkamp (Editors)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Morristown, New Jersey, The Irish American Cultural Institute: 2000

Seller ID: 10549

Condition: Fine


249 pages. Clean copy, as new. View more info

Image for Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Fomhar/Geimhreadh Fall/Winter 2000-2001

Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Fomhar/Geimhreadh Fall/Winter 2000-2001

By: Curtin, Nancy J. and Vera Kreilkamp (Editors)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Morristown, New Jersey, The Irish American Cultural Institute: 2000

Seller ID: 10550

Condition: Fine


262 pages. Clean copy, as new. View more info

Image for Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Earrach/Samhradh Spring/Summer 2001, Special Issue on Irish America

Eire-Ireland (The Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies) - Earrach/Samhradh Spring/Summer 2001, Special Issue on Irish America

By: Curtin, Nancy J. and Vera Kreilkamp (Editors)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Morristown, New Jersey, The Irish American Cultural Institute: 2001

Seller ID: 10551

Condition: Fine


205 pages. Clean copy, as new. View more info

Image for Doodlebugger Doodles, Herb J. Hawthorne, Inc., 1960: Volume 7, 12 Issues Hardbound

Doodlebugger Doodles, Herb J. Hawthorne, Inc., 1960: Volume 7, 12 Issues Hardbound

By: Davidson, W.A. (Managing Editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Herb J. Hawthorne: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10523

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to covers. This copy was the managing editor's copy and he wrote his name inside the front cover and paper-clipped a business card (Hughes Tool Company) on the facing page. Bound issues are fine. Twelve issues, complete, for Volume 7 (1960) of Herb J. Hawthorne, Inc.'s monthly publication for the drilling industry. They manufactured "Blue Demon" bits and Doodlebugger Doodles was their monthly publication of company news ranging from personnel to product information to sites where their products were being used. Doodlebuggers are the seismic crew or personnel out in the field explorin... View more info

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Drinking with Dickens

By: Dickens, Cedric (SIGNED)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10558

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly bumped. Light foxing to the top edge of the page block and top of the front panel of the dust jacket. The jacket also has very light wear and a tiny tear at the lower corner of the front panel. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. This is the Second Edition, printed in December 1980 after a First Limited Edition in August 1980. 127 pages with illustrations. Includes Appendix 1 (The Great Port Controversy), Appendix 2 (Charles Dickens's Wine Cellar), Notes, Index of Recipes, and Index of Drinks. Cedric Dickens is the great-grandson of Charles Dickens. Here he has written a sketch ab... View more info

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A Christmas Carol, Illustrated by Ronald Searle)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Books Publisher: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10633

Condition: Very Good


Very mild shelf wear to boards. Couple of small edge tears to the dust jacket. Protected in an archival Mylar sleeve now. Original price intact, but another price, in faded ink, is stamped twice on the front flap. No other marks or writing. A nice, clean copy of this Christmas classic, with Ronald Searle's six double-page illustrations in full color and twenty-two black and white drawings. 110 pages. View more info

Image for In Search of Identity: An Autobiography

In Search of Identity: An Autobiography

By: el-Sadat, Anwar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10594

ISBN: 0060137428

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and dust jacket. Cracking (page separation starting) at one point in the photo section, otherwise the binding is tight and square. No writing, marks, or stains. 360 pages with Index and black and white photos. View more info

Image for A Discourse, Delivered the Next Lord's day After the Interment of Deacon Peter Whiting, Who Departed This Life, December 9th, 1805, in the Sixtieth Year of His Age

A Discourse, Delivered the Next Lord's day After the Interment of Deacon Peter Whiting, Who Departed This Life, December 9th, 1805, in the Sixtieth Year of His Age

By: Emmons, Nathaniel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Heaton & Williams: 1805

Seller ID: 10548

Condition: Fair


String-bound, ragged paper. Stained, chipped, and foxed. The name "Kezia Pond" is written in contemporary hand at the top of the front cover. No date, but likely 1805. 24 pages. Emmons was pastor of the church in Franklin, Massachusetts when he delivered this sermon. Deacon Peter Whiting (1746-1805), originally from Wrentham, Massachusetts, settled and died in the neighboring town of Franklin. View more info