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1 Apsley, Brenda DOCTOR WHO: JOURNEY THROUGH TIME
New York Crescent Books 1986 0517479818 / 9780517479810 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket has light shelf wear and small spots to spine edge. Hint of edge browning to book. 
Contains the adventures of the British television character as he journeys through space and time to battle forces of evil. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Berman, Jerome D. HANDBOOK OF CONNECTICUT EVIDENCE
Boston Little, Brown 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Blue boards with gilt spine titles. Book is straight and tight with light edge wear. Prior owner name to front pastedown. Underlining scattered through pgs 6-9; typo corrected on pg 128; margin line to pgs 167-170. Jacket with chips to spine ends, rather large one to the heel affecting the publisher name; smaller chips to corners. 
This practical "first-time" book for all Connecticut Lawyers and Law Students offers coverage in one volume of all matters relating to proof in trials. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
3 Breathed, Berke BLOOM COUNTY BABYLON : Five Years of Basic Naughtiness
Boston Little, Brown & Co 1986 0316103098 / 9780316103091 First Edition Softcover Near Fine; Book shop stamp on half-title page; light edge soil. 
An anthology of cartoons from the syndicated comic strip, 'Bloom County' encompasses highlights from the five-year span of the strip. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
4 Breathed, Berke PENGUIN DREAMS AND STRANGER THINGS
Boston Little, Brown & Co 1985 0316107255 / 9780316107259 First Edition Softcover Very Good; Wrinkle front top edge; prior owner name at top of half-title page; bend to top corner of first section. 
Milo, Binkley, Steve Dallas, Opus the Penguin, and the rest of the Bloom County residents are represented in this new collection of cartoons, which poke fun at everything from politics to beauty pageants. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
5 Breathed, Berke TALES TOO TICKLISH TO TELL
Boston Little, Brown & Co 1988 0316107352 / 9780316107358 First Edition Softcover Very Good; The Bloom Picayune not present. Light edge soil and shelf rubbing, small crease front bottom corner with corresponding bend to first few pages. 
The people and beasts residing in Bloom County are busy as ever--Opus dances in an all-female nightclub, a Congressional investigation into space invaders is underway, and workers strike for a larger comic book size, in a collection of zany cartoons. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 Coffin, John E. IT DID HAPPEN HERE! : An Illustrated Review of the Damage Wrought in the Western Part of the Monadnock Region by the Hurricane and Flood of 1938
Keene Granite State Studio [1938] Stapled wraps Very Good; Small water stain to bottom edge, else Near Fine. 

Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
7 D. Van Nostrand VAN NOSTRAND'S SCIENTIFIC ENCYCLOPEDIA
New York D. Van Nostrand Company 1941 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with small stains to edges and minor corner wear. 

Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
8 Darrow, Clarence THE STORY OF MY LIFE
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Blue boards with gilt lettering. Strong copy with scratches to boards, small bump fore edge. Gilt on spine has rubbed and is barely readable. Prior owner (J. K. Lasser) signature on front endpaper. 

Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
9 Davis, Martin BYRON NELSON : The Story of Golf's Finest Gentleman and the Greatest Winning Streak in History
Greenwich, CT American Golfer 1997 0767900103 / 9780767900102 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Northstar Fund sticker to the corner of the front endpaper. Bump to bottom edge with corresponding small tear to jacket. Book weight 4 pounds. 
Featuring essays by noted sportswriters, a profusely illustrated, lavishly produced appreciation of the golf hero, who won a record eighteen tournaments in 1945, chronicles his life and career and traces his effects on the game's technique. ; Folio 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE LADY'S ORACLE :  An Elegant Pastime for Social Parties and the Family Circle, Dumont, Henrietta
10 Dumont, Henrietta THE LADY'S ORACLE : An Elegant Pastime for Social Parties and the Family Circle
Philadelphia H. C. Peck & Theo Bliss 1851 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Red boards with gilt lettering and decoration; all edges gilt. Book is straight and tight with fraying to spine ends, wear to corners and rubbing to front board. Spine slightly dulled. Prior owner bookplate to both pastedowns with light offsetting. 
Directions for consulting the oracle: the person who holds the book asks the question; the person whose fortune is to be read selects any one of the 50 answers under that question, say No. 10, and the questioner reads aloud the answer which will be the oracle. All answers are in the form of verse. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
11 Federal Writer's Project MASSACHUSSETTS : A GUIDE TO ITS PLACES AND PEOPLE
Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Handsome copy with bumped bottom corner and light edge foxing. Jacket is edgeworn with large chip top edge of front panel affecting the 'MA' of Massachussetts, smaller chip at spine head which affects no text. Protected in mylar. 

Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
12 Fu, Marilyn THE WILDERNESS COLORS OF TAO-CHI
Greenwich, CT New York Graphic Society 1973 0870990780 / 9780870990786 Hardcover Near Fine; Book has light fading to spine. Slipcase is yellowed and a bit worn along edges, with bumps to top and bottom edges. 
This album of twelve leaves painted by Tao-Chi between 1697 and 1700 is from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ; Folio 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
13 Galsworthy, Ada OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY
London Robert Hale 1937 Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with slightly darkened spine; corner wear and small hole at spine edge. According to inscription dated 1939 on half-title page, the book was a gift to Mrs Andrew Carnegie of New York and Skibo Castle. 

Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
14 Haining, Peter DOCTOR WHO: 25 GLORIOUS YEARS
London W. H. Allen 1990 0863693245 / 9780863693243 Reprint Softcover Very Good; Sticker pull to back cover, light edge wear and superficial scratches. 
Recounts the highlights of each of the twenty-one seasons of the popular British science fiction series and includes drawings submitted by fans of the show. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE AMERICAN SCENE, James, Henry
15 James, Henry THE AMERICAN SCENE
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Blue boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Minor corner and spine wear. Library markings are thus: card pocket on back endpaper with a tear from attempted removal, bookplate on front pastedown, "2257" near the gutter of the Contents page. "Presented to the library by the Washington Book Club 1907" written on front endpaper. 
Ex-Lib; 443 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1967-1976, Kingman, Lee; Hogarth, Grace Allen; Quimby, Harriet
16 Kingman, Lee; Hogarth, Grace Allen; Quimby, Harriet ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1967-1976
Boston Horn Book 1978 0876750188 / 9780876750186 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book is clean and unmarked with light bottom edge wear. Jacket faded slightly at spine with light wear. 
Entries incorporating philosophies of art, artists' works, and bibliographies of authors and active illustrators are supplemented by critical essays. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE MAKING OF A STOCKBROKER, Lefevre, Edwin
17 Lefevre, Edwin THE MAKING OF A STOCKBROKER
Garden City Doubleday, Doran (1925) Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Green boards with gilt spine lettering. This copy circa 1928. Spine dulled; spots of wear to boards and corners. Small stain top edge near spine. Front hinge cracked at title page. 

Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
18 Lovejoy, Myrtle Kittridge THIS WAS STROUDWATER 1727 - 1860
Portland Nat'l Society of Colonial Dames 1985 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Bright orange boards with gilt lettering in soiled tan paper jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
19 Matthiessen, Peter IN THE SPIRIT OF CRAZY HORSE
New York Viking 1991 0670836176 / 9780670836178 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book has the faintest spine crease, small spot on front endpaper. Jacket protected in mylar. This is the 1991 re-issue of the suppressed 1983 edition. 
Examines the fatal confrontation between Native Americans and FBI agents at Wounded Knee in 1975 that led to the conviction of Indian leader Leonard Peltier. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAMUEL BOWLES;  Volume 2, Merriam, George S.
20 Merriam, George S. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAMUEL BOWLES; Volume 2
New York Century 1885 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good; Quarter leather over brown cloth boards with top edge gilt. Handsome copy with scuffing to spine ends and light scratches elsewhere, minor edge and corner wear. Signature of R. H. Dana on front endpaper and title page. We have not been able to verify to which Dana this signature belongs. 

Price: 50.00 USD
 
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