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DOCTOR WHO: JOURNEY THROUGH TIME

By: Apsley, Brenda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1986

Seller ID: 574

ISBN: 0517479818

Condition: 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. View more info

HANDBOOK OF CONNECTICUT EVIDENCE

By: Berman, Jerome D.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6948

Condition: 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. View more info

PENGUIN DREAMS AND STRANGER THINGS

By: Breathed, Berke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 441

ISBN: 0316107255

Condition: 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. View more info

TALES TOO TICKLISH TO TELL

By: Breathed, Berke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 443

ISBN: 0316107352

Condition: 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. View more info

BLOOM COUNTY BABYLON : Five Years of Basic Naughtiness

By: Breathed, Berke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 444

ISBN: 0316103098

Condition: 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. View more info

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

By: Coffin, John E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Keene, Granite State Studio: [1938]

Seller ID: 19

Condition: Very Good; Small water stain to bottom edge, else Near Fine.


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VAN NOSTRAND'S SCIENTIFIC ENCYCLOPEDIA

By: D. Van Nostrand

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Van Nostrand Company: 1941

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 6087

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with small stains to edges and minor corner wear.


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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49

Condition: 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.


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BYRON NELSON : The Story of Golf's Finest Gentleman and the Greatest Winning Streak in History

By: Davis, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, American Golfer: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2452

ISBN: 0767900103

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE LADY'S ORACLE : An Elegant Pastime for Social Parties and the Family Circle

By: Dumont, Henrietta

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Peck & Theo Bliss: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6522

Condition: 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. View more info

MASSACHUSSETTS : A GUIDE TO ITS PLACES AND PEOPLE

By: Federal Writer's Project

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45

Condition: 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.


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THE WILDERNESS COLORS OF TAO-CHI

By: Fu, Marilyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society: 1973

Seller ID: 1802

ISBN: 0870990780

Condition: 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 View more info

OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY

By: Galsworthy, Ada

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1937

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 5905

Condition: 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.


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DOCTOR WHO: 25 GLORIOUS YEARS

By: Haining, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 585

ISBN: 0863693245

Condition: 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. View more info

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THE AMERICAN SCENE

By: James, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4417

Condition: 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.


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ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1967-1976

By: Kingman, Lee; Hogarth, Grace Allen; Quimby, Harriet

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Horn Book: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4281

ISBN: 0876750188

Condition: 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. View more info

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THE MAKING OF A STOCKBROKER

By: Lefevre, Edwin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran: (1925)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6523

Condition: 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.


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THIS WAS STROUDWATER 1727 - 1860

By: Lovejoy, Myrtle Kittridge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Nat'l Society of Colonial Dames: 1985

Seller ID: 44

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Bright orange boards with gilt lettering in soiled tan paper jacket.


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IN THE SPIRIT OF CRAZY HORSE

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 888

ISBN: 0670836176

Condition: 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. View more info

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAMUEL BOWLES; Volume 2

By: Merriam, George S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36

Condition: 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.


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