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THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES CAPEN ADAMS, mountaineer and grizzly bear hunter of California

By: Theodore Henry Hittell

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie...: 1911

Edition: U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 11255707

Condition: Very Good


no date, (1911),blue, pict. cloth cover, gilt spine, pp., xiii,373, illustrated, portrait frontis., 11 full page b & w plates, light wear at edges and corners, spine ends, light wear along spine edges, small private bookplate inside front cover, (John Dempster McKee, 1865-1948,) San Francisco banker and business executive, John "Grizzly" Adams a.k.a., James Capen Adams and Grizzly Adams) (1812–1860) was a famous California mountain man and trainer of grizzly bears and other wild animals he captured for menageries, zoological gardens and circuses. View more info

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THE GREENING OF THE SOUTH : the recovery of land and Forest

By: Thomas D Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lexington, Ky., University Press of Kentucky: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557288

ISBN: 0813103053

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, xvi, 168 p., [24] p. of plates :illustrated, in very good condition, CONTENTS: Land of tall timber -- Carpetbaggers of the woods -- Nesting birds and wooden ships -- Dawning of the age of scientific forestry -- Inception of the South's second forest -- The CCC boys -- The Tennessee Valley experiment -- Charles Herty's legacy -- The grand march south -- Rearranging the land. Drawing on more than half a century of intimate acquaintance with the South and its people, this is an informed account of a century of forest history - its destruction, conservation, replanting and recovery. View more info

THE CRYSTAL PALACE; for the great exhibition of the world's industry at New York : lithograph, 1853.

By: Thomas S Sinclair

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Bill: 1853

Seller ID: 112555613


1 colored lithograph ; image 22.5 x 36.5 cm. on sheet 32.5 x 45.5 cm., printed below image: Published for the History of the world by Henry Bill, New York., Exterior view of the Crystal Palace at the New York World's Fair with people and carriages in foreground., lithograph by Sinclair, Thomas S. approximately 1805-1881, Philadelpia lithographer,printer, engraver, author, Thomas Sinclair started his lithographic career in Philadelphia ca. 1838 and in 1840 operated his own establishment. Sinclair relocated to North Street in 1868. There is a tear (app. 5 inches) extending from left margin at ... View more info

THE MAINE WOODS

By: Thoreau, Henry D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1950

Edition: Later Printing of First Edition

Seller ID: 123486

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, gilst dec cover & spine, 340 pages, illustrated ,full page plates from drawings,text illustrations, endpaper maps, spine of d.j has some chipping at spine ends and edges View more info

THE MAINE WOODS

By: Thoreau, Henry D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1950

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 123487

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, gilst dec cover & spine, 340 pages, illustrated ,full page plates from drawings,text illustrations, endpaper maps, edge chip and one small closed tear to d.j. in protective mylar jacket, some uneven fading to d.j. View more info

Image for FALLINGWATER RISING : Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann and America's most extraordinary House

FALLINGWATER RISING : Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann and America's most extraordinary House

By: Toker, Franklin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557217

ISBN: 1400040264

Condition: Fine


cloth, dust jacket ,x. 479 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), first edition, in protective mylar jacket, Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-462) and index., CONTENTS: A Fallingwater timeline -- Approaching Fallingwater -- The dead man of modern architecture plans a comeback -- E.J. Kaufmann of Pittsburgh suffers humiliation of another sort -- Bear Run: the land awaiting -- Frank Lloyd Wright seeks a client, gets a patron -- The design of Fallingwater struggles nine months to be born -- Raising Fallingwater -- Fallingwater gets an interior -- Fabricating Fallingwater I: the h... View more info

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THE BEST GOLF ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED

By: Trump, Donald J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557036

ISBN: 0307209997

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, 316 pages, first edition with full number line, an excellent copy of a very scarce book in first edition. The real estate mogul , golfing enthusiast and President shares golf tips from some of the world's top golf professionals, including how to think your game better, when to swing hard, and how to foster a love of the game that will transcend setbacks. View more info

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Beautiful Los Angeles California.

By: Van Noy-Interstate Co

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Van Noy-Interstate Co:

Seller ID: 1124896

Condition: Very Good


n.d. ['1910?] , grey,printed paer wraps, string tie at spine, 14 full color tipped-in plates attached to leaf recto, (4 views missing), some wear at edges,tears at foot of spine, all plates are in very good condition; printed by The Albertype Co. Brooklyn, N.Y., PLATES PRESENT INC.; West Lake Park; Echo Lake; Hollenbeck Park; Elysian Park; Palm Drive,West Lake Park;West Adams Street; Chester Place; Beverly Hills Hotel; A Hollywood Street Scene; St. Francis Bungalow Court, Holllywood; Beautiful Home And Garden; Beautiful Home Among the Orange Groves, Near the Foothills; One of Many Beautiful Ho... View more info

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PINE LOG; a Girl's Camp Publication 1939,1940,1943, 3 Issues

By: Various Contributors

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bridgton, Maine, Camp Wildwood:

Seller ID: 112555639

Condition: Very Good


printed card wraps, (the 1943 issue has an illustrated cover, 24 pages each issue, illustrated, line drawings, half-tones from photographs,(1939 & 1940 issue) all in very good condition.The 1939 &40 issues are printed in letterpres and are attractively laid out. The 1943 issue may have been printed on a Gestetner duplicating machine. Camp Wildwood on Wood's Lake, Maine was a Camp for Jewish girls from 9 to 15. The 9 to 15 age group was located in the main camp and girls from 16 to 19 camped at the Wildwood Club. Activities included "Arts and Crafts, Water and Land Sports, including Riding... View more info

Image for OVER ONE HUNDRED SELECTED VIEWS OF GREATER NEW YORK : reproduced from the best and latest photographs. New York (circa 1905)

OVER ONE HUNDRED SELECTED VIEWS OF GREATER NEW YORK : reproduced from the best and latest photographs. New York (circa 1905)

By: View Book

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Isaac H. Blanchard:

Seller ID: 1124203

Condition: Very Good


no date, (circa 1905), printed paper wraps bearing the seal of the Sate of New York and the cover title, "Views of Greater New York." string tie at spine, unpaginated, (64 pages), captions are in English and German. some light interior soil, ink sig at top of front wrap, View more info

Image for BOSTON AND HISTORICAL SURROUNDINGS; reproductions from photographs taken specially for this publication which covers thouroughly Boston, Salem, Concord and Lexington. 1901

BOSTON AND HISTORICAL SURROUNDINGS; reproductions from photographs taken specially for this publication which covers thouroughly Boston, Salem, Concord and Lexington. 1901

By: View Book

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Howard Avil: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124204

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps,unpaginated (48 pages), stapled at spine, ink sig at top of front wrap, light soil throughout, illlustrated throughout with black & white half tone illustrations, View more info

NEW AMERICAN HOME COOK BOOK : containing valuable household recipes : a practical guide for the Kitchen

By: Wakefield, R.E. Mrs.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 112556027

Condition: Poor


dec. paper wraps, 96, [12] pages, Arundel library, no. 85 (Feb. 13, 1890), Includes publisher's booklist: [12] p. at end. a rare cook book in poor condition, pages are toned, soil to wraps, 3 lines in ink on front wrap, water damage and toning to publisher's catalog at end, 1/2 inch missing from top of spine, copy held by Harvard Schlesinger Library , only copy found. View more info

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A DOG PUNCHER ON THE YUKON

By: Walden, Arthur Treadwell;

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston ; New York, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1931

Edition: Originally published 1928

Seller ID: 112557027

Condition: Very Good


cloth, dust jacket, pp. xii, [2], 289 pages, frontis, and [3] leaves of plates : dust jacket chipped at edges with some minor lossses, spine of d.j. darkening, scarce in dust jacket.in protective mylar jacket, View more info

WILD STREETS, Tales of the Frontier Towns By Members of the Western Writers of America,

By: Ward, Don, [Edited with Introduction by]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03073

Condition: Very Good


pp., 285, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, 3 line ink inscription on front free endpaper, d.j. is price-clipped, edge wear to d.j. small tear to top of d.j. at rear panel, Size: 8 Vo., View more info

EYE WITNESS; Or Life Scenes in the Old North State, Depicting the Trails and Sufferings of the Unionists During the Rebellion By A.O.W.

By: Wheeler, A.O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston & Chicago, B.B. Russell & S.S. Boyden: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123234

Condition: Good


orig. blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine, 276 pages, illustrated, frontis., 2 full page , b & w engraved plates, binding is scuffed and worn, wear at spine ends, front free endpaper missing, scattered foxing, binding is slightly cocked. SEE wright Howes W 314 View more info

THE BOYS IN WHITE; The Experience of a Hospital Agent in and Around Washington;

By: Wheelock, Julia S.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, Lange & Hilman,: 1870

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: MT 0128

Condition: Very Good


pp., vii, 273, gilt spine,beveled boards, illustrated, portrait frontispiece, one full page plate, (portrait) corners bumped, light wear at corners, very edge of the lower corners of the last signature clipped, ( I stress, the very edge) very light soil and minor spots to covers, a nice copy of a scarce title. View more info

GRIT GRIEF AND GOLD; A True Narrative of an Alaskan Pathfinder

By: Whiting F B

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Seattle, Peacock Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0048

Condition: Very Good


green, gilt dec cloth, cover and spine, pp., xvi, 247, illustrated, frontis.port., + 13 ful page b & w plates from photographs, corners lightly bumped, small mark at mid front cover, light edge wear, 8 lines in pencil on front free endpaper, An insiders story of one of the great feats of construction associated with the Klondike Gold Rush, the building of the White Pass &Yukon Railway, with many splashes of local color and characters like Soapy Smith and Stikine Bill. Not a common title. View more info

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GOODLY SHIPS ON PAINTED SEAS; Ship Portraiture By Penobscot Bay Artists...

By: William A Bayreuther; Marilyn C Solvay; Penobscot Marine Museum.; William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Searsport [Maine], Penobscot Marine Museum: 1888

Seller ID: 112555698

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, stapled at spine, 52 pages : illustrations (some color), Exhibition curators: William A. Bayreuther and Marilyn C. Solvay. Catalog of concurrent exhibitions held at the Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Gallery, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine, Aug. 6-Nov. 25, 1988, and at the Wendell S. Hadlock Gallery, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, Aug. 14-Oct. 16, 1988. View more info

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LOAFING ALONG DEATH VALLEY TRAILS : a personal narrative of people and Places

By: William Caruthers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario, Calif., Death Valley Pub. Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255635

Condition: Very Good


green, pict cloth, in dust jacket, 191 pages : illustrations , minor chips to d.j , a bright, clean copy, in protective mylar View more info

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SEA STRUCK

By: William Henry Bunting

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gardiner, Me, Published and distributed by Tilbury House, Publishers New Beford, Mass New Bedford Whaling Museum Edgartown, Mass Martha's Vineyard Historical Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125448

ISBN: 0884482650

Condition: Fine


cloth, xvi, 366 p ill., maps, CONTENTS: Foreword , Introduction; Part One: The Setting and the Ships 1. New Bedford, and the Swifts, Rotches, Rodmans, Etc. 2. Young Tod the Sailor 3. When Young Frank First Went to Sea 4. Captain Besse and His Fleet 5. Besse Ships at Sea and in Port, 1883 6. Captain Frank Stone Part Two: Frank Besse Goes to Sea 7. Frank Besse Goes to Sea 8. Passage to Japan, 1881, 9. On to Hong Kong 10. Hong Kong to Victoria 11. Frank's West Coast Tour 12. To Ireland with Wheat, Part Three: Carleton Allen Goes to Sea, 13. Carleton Allen and Captain Walter Mallett 14. Carleton's... View more info