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 AHEARN, ALLEN AND PATRICIA, Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.
AHEARN, ALLEN AND PATRICIA
Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.
New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995. Later Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket 1, 6.25 x 9.5 Inches, Fine/Fine, viii.480 pgs. Fine hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight. Another timeless handbook for collectors, librarians and booksellers. With 3,500 titles, an additional 2,000 titles have been added to the previous 1989 edition. The 1978, 1986 and 1993 prices are included, as well as new sections on prizes and lists such as Pulitzers, Bookers, Edgars, Hugos, National Book Awards, Caldecotts, PEN/Faulkners, Nebulas, Newberys and Burgess. You are guided on which books to collect, how to identify first editions, evaluate condition and care for your collection. Contents: Introduction, Book Collecting, What to Collect: First Editions, Proofs and Advanced Review Copies, Limited Editions, Paperbacks or Paperwraps, Literary Prize Winners, High Spots in Literature, Sources For Books, Knowledgable Buying, Some Suggestions, First Edition Identification by Publisher, Using This Guide, Appendices: Pseudonyms, Book Dealers, Auction Houses, Selected Bibliography of Works Consulted. ISBN 0399140492. #2472.
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 ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, HUGH, The Most Beautiful Molecule
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, HUGH
The Most Beautiful Molecule
London, Aurum Press Ltd., 1995. First British Edition. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Fine/Fine, 8vo. ix. 340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. The inside story of the remarkable discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, carbon-60. Written to delight and inform the layperson and scientist alike. Chapters: Introduction, Prologue-The Dome of Discovery, 1. Making Molecules, 2. September 1985, 3. The Search for the Yellow Vial, 4. On Symmetry and the Sexagesimal, 5. The Fuller View, 6. The Chemical Senses, 7. The Chemist-stylites, 8. September 1990, 9. The Peak Perfection, 10. "My Lords, What Does It Do?", 11. The Molecular Architects, Epilogue: Spot the Ball, Notes and References, Index. ISBN 1854103032. #1015.
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Keywords: Chemistry, Science, History of Science, Organic Chemistry, Bucky Balls, Buckminsterfullerene, Buckminster Fuller, Fullerene, Geodesic Dome, Carbon-60, Hugh Aldersey Williams, Scientists, Biography, Non-Fiction, Reference, Nobel Prize, Aldersel-Williams
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 ALDRIDGE, JAMES, Mockery in Arms
ALDRIDGE, JAMES
Mockery in Arms
Boston, Little, Brown and Co., 1975. First American Edition. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Near Fine/Very Good, 8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Black cloth spine, white endpapers. Dustjacket with light edge and corner wear, 1/2 inch closed tear and two small chips on back panel, in archival cover. Publishers slip laid in. ISBN 0316031216. #721.
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 ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER, Jagger. Unauthorized.
ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER
Jagger. Unauthorized.
New York, Delacorte Press., 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Near Fine/Very Good+, 8vo. 440 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight, with minimal general shelf wear to dj, no chips, tears or marks. First Edition July 1993. Biography of Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. Illustrated with a center section of black and white photos. Based on years of research and countless interviews with family, friends, neighbors, lovers and fellow musicians. Insights include Jagger's bisexual history, marriages to Bianca Jagger and Jerry Hall, his affairs with Marianne Faithful, Carly Simon, Linda Rondstadt and sexual escapades with numerous fans, including Madonna. Also covered ar substance abuse and drug trials, business dealings, his financial genius, band politics, scandals, the bloodbath at Altamont, musical hits and record-breaking tours.ISBN 038530825. #354.
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Keywords: Jagger. Unauthorized, Christopher Anderson, Biography, First Edition, Rock, Music, Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Rudolf Nureyev, Andy Warhol, Jerry Hall, Bianca Jagger, Keith Richards, Life, Autobiography, Marianne Faithfull, Carly Simon, Lind
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 ANDERTON, STEPHEN, Urban Sanctuaries : Peaceful Havens for the City Gardener
ANDERTON, STEPHEN
Urban Sanctuaries : Peaceful Havens for the City Gardener
Portland, OR, U.S.A., Timber Press, Incorporated, in Association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2001. First Edition. Hard cover with dustjacket, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Fine/Near Fine, 4to. 144 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Jacket with small wrinkle near top edge of spine, else as new. A richly illustrated source of inspiration for building a special garden retreat-for both urban and suburban gardeners alike. Contents: Introduction. Part I: The Body of the Garden. Space and scale, light, soil, water, planting style. Part II: The Spirit of the Garden. Magic and mystery, the natural approach, the gardener's garden, devoted to water, minimalist style, rooms with views, roof and balcony retreats, family havens, directory of plants, index, acknowledgements. ISBN 0881925020. #1496.
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Keywords: Stephen Anderton, Gardens, Design, Miniature Gardens, Courtyards, Balcony Gardens, Roof Gardens, Water Gardens, Landscape Gardening Garden Landscaping, Natural Garden, Formal Garden, Brand New, Nobn
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 ANGELOU, MAYA, Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
ANGELOU, MAYA
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
New York, Random House, 1997. First Edition Thus. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches, Fine/Fine, 66pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine with tight binding. First printing of this Random House edition, number line 987654321 on copyright page, DJ dated4/97. Contents: Part 1: Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, On Reaching Forty, The Telephone; Part 2: Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Insecurity, Alone, Communication I, Communication II, Wonder, A Conceit; Part 3: Request, Africa, America, For Us Who Dare Not Dare, Lord In My Heart, Artful Pose, The Couple, The Pusher, Chicken Licken; Part 4: I Almost Remember, Prisoner, Woman Me, John J., Southeast Arkanasia, Song for the Old Ones, Child Dead in Old Seas, Take Time Out, Elegy, Reverses, Little Girl Speakings, This Winter Day. About the Author. ISBN #0679457070. #2494
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Keywords: Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well, Maya Angelou, Poetry, Verse, Folk Literature, Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, on Reaching Forty, the Telephone, Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Inse
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 ANGELOU, MAYA, Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
ANGELOU, MAYA
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
New York, Random House, Later Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches, Very Good/Very Good+, 66pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Small remainder dot on top of text block near spine and small spot on cloth of rear corner where a bit of ink transferred to the inner surface of the dust jacket. Jacket has no chips or tears. Internally pristine with tight binding. Copyright 1975, this printing is not otherwise dated on copyright page, number line indicates a second printing B987654321. DJ price intact, not dated. Contents: Part 1: Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, On Reaching Forty, The Telephone; Part 2: Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Insecurity, Alone, Communication I, Communication II, Wonder, A Conceit; Part 3: Request, Africa, America, For Us Who Dare Not Dare, Lord In My Heart, Artful Pose, The Couple, The Pusher, Chicken Licken; Part 4: I Almost Remember, Prisoner, Woman Me, John J., Southeast Arkanasia, Song for the Old Ones, Child Dead in Old Seas, Take Time Out, Elegy, Reverses, Little Girl Speakings, This Winter Day. About the Author. ISBN 0394499514. #2496
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 ARISTOPHANES, Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay.
ARISTOPHANES
Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay.
Cleveland and New York, The World Publishing Company [The Living Library], 1948. No Additional Printings Indicated. Hard cover 1, Small 8vo. 7.5 Inches Tall, Very Good 288 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, black cloth, red topstain to textblock, no jacket. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, binding sound. Illustrations by Laszlo Maturay. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Contents: Translator's Foreword; Introduction. The Knights; Introduction. Lysistrata; Introduction. The Clouds; Introduction. The Birds; Introduction. The Frogs. #2454.
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 AVI, The Man Who Was Poe.
AVI
The Man Who Was Poe.
New York, Orchard Books Div. Of Franklin Watts Inc, 1989. First Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches, Fine/Near Fine, x.208pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket with faint shelf wear, clean and unmarked but for author's inscription on the half title page "For _- From The Man who is Avi 4-15-92". A young boy trusts his fate to a man claiming to be Auguste Dupin, of The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Dupin is actually Edgar Allan Poe. Can he help find Edmund's twin sister alive? AVI is an author of adventure, mystery and haunting, including Wolf Rider, Devil's Race, Encounter at Easton (Christopher Award) and The Fighting Ground (Scott O'Dell Award), as well as two comedies:S.O.R. Losers and Romeo and Juliet -Together (and Alive!). ISBN 0531058336. #2525.
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 BABCOCK, MARY REYNOLDS., First Aid for Flowers. Mary Reynolds Babcock. Her Notes. Introduction By Beatrice P. Hendrix.
BABCOCK, MARY REYNOLDS.
First Aid for Flowers. Mary Reynolds Babcock. Her Notes. Introduction By Beatrice P. Hendrix.
New York, Farrar Straus & Company, 1954. No Additional Printings Indicated. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo, 8.5 x 5.25 Inches, Very Good/Good to Very Good, 55 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Binding sound, scattered light foxing to text. Jacket has light spotting and general smudging, with a small stain near rear edge of spine. Copyright 1954 by Old Salem Inc., organized for the restoration of Winston-Salem North Carolina. Dedicated to the garden clubs of Winston Salem NC and Greenwich CT. "To best prolong the life of flowers, understand them". Arranged alphabetically by flower or plant name, this unusual collation of the notes of Mary Reynolds Babcock offers tips, tricks and advice on the handling of cut flowers and stems so as to best preserve and prolong their freshness in arrangements. An unusual addition with some unique information for a gareener's reference shelf. #2475
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Keywords: First Aid for Flowers, Mary Reynolds Babcock, Beatrice P. Hendrix, Floriculture, Flower Design, Cut Flowers, Floral Design, Flower Garrdening, Gardens, Garden Clubs, Flower Arrangement, Winston-Salem Nc, Greenwich Ct
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 BACON, LEONARD, Animula Vagula.
BACON, LEONARD
Animula Vagula.
New York, Harper & Brothers, NY. Copyright 1926., 1926. First Edition.. Hard cover, 12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall, Very Good 12 mo. 37 pgs Very Good condition hardcover. Stated First Edition. Green cloth with paper title pieces on spine and front cover. Some edge chipping to paper of title on spine, not obtrusive to lettering. Very lightly foxed endpapers, with owner name on front endpaper, else clean, sound and unmarked. Introduction followed by 27 poems. Other works by this Pulitzer Prize winning poet include The Heroic Battles of Servia, The Cid, Ulug beg, Ph.D.s, Guinea-fowl and Other Poultry, Lost Buffalo and Other Poems, Sunderland Capture and Day of Fire. #541.
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 W.W. ROUSE BALL, A Primer of the History of Mathematics
W.W. ROUSE BALL
A Primer of the History of Mathematics
London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1927. Sixth Issue. Hard cover 1, 16mo - 4.25 By 6.75 Inches, Very Good 149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of (Synthetic) Geometry), 3. The Alexandrian Schools; III. The Mathematics of the Middle Ages: 1. The Rise of Learning in the West, 2. Introduction of Arabian and Greek Works. 3. The Arabic System of Numeration; IV. The Mathematics of the Renaissance: 1. Development of Algebra and Trigonometry, 2. Commencement of the Study of Mechanics; V. The Introduction of Modern Analysis: 1. Analytical Geometry, The Calculus, 2. Application to Mechanics, Gravitation, Etc., 3. Extended Use of Analytical Methods; VI. Mathematics of the Nineteenth Century: 1. Introduction of New Subjects and New Methods, 2. Recent Investigations. Index. #2409.
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Keywords: A Primer of the History of Mathematics, W.W. Rouse Ball, Mathematics, History, History of Science, Greek, Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Plato, Euclid, Eudoxus, Menaechmus, Aristaeus, Theaetetus, Athens, Alexandria, Archimedes, Aristarchus, Appolonius, Eratosth
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 BALZAC [HONORE DE BALZAC], Eugenie Grandet
BALZAC [HONORE DE BALZAC]
Eugenie Grandet
Paris, Nelson, 1932. No Additional Printings Indicated. Hard cover 1, 16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall, Very Good 271pgs + adv. Very Good condition cloth hardcover, decorative binding. Minimal overall wear with a trace of rubbing at edges and corners and a shallow ding to cloth in front gutter where front board meets mid spine. Binding sound, light foxing to endpapers, a few scatterd notations and underlines in French. Text is in the French language. A novel centering around a village miser, Felix Eugenie, his obsession with gain at all costs, and the effect of his miserliness on his wife, his daughter Eugenie, his family and fellow villagers. Set in early nineteenth century Napoleonic France in a town called Saumur. Appended at the end of the text are 12 pgs of advertisements for other titles by Nelson Editeurs. #2275.
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Keywords: Eugenie Grandet, Honore de Balzac, Balzac, 19th Century, French Language, French Literature, Novel, Miserliness, Napoleon, Saumur, Felix Grandet, Decorative Binding, Village Miser, Fiction, Nineteenth Century, Classics, Decorative Bindings
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 BARKER, CLIVE, Sacrament
BARKER, CLIVE
Sacrament
New York, HarperCollins, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Fine/Fine, 8vo.447 pgs. Fine Hardbound in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A story about a wildlife photographer, Will Rabjohns, who has made his reputation photographing endangered species, and a fateful trip to the Arctic where a mystical encounter with a bear leaves him all but dead. A journey of self-discovery leads him back to AIDS-plagued San Francisco, New York, and the Scottish moors, where he penetrates the ultimate mystery, "The "Domus Mundi" and discovers the secret that links his destiny to that of all the innumerable creatures on the planet. ISBN 006017949X. #362.
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 BARNES, LINDA, Steel Guitar
BARNES, LINDA
Steel Guitar
New York, Delacorte Press, 1991. First Edition Nov. 1991. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Near Fine/Very Good, 8vo. 257 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. White boards, black spine with gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Light edgewear. Dust jacket has 1/4 inch closed tear at bottom spine corner, two tiny closed tears at top rear. Author of COYOTE. The fourth of the Carlotta Carlyle mysteries, set in Boston. Blues singer Dee Willis comes back into Carlotta's life. ISBN 0385300131. #125.
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 BASCH, RACHEL., Degrees of Love
BASCH, RACHEL.
Degrees of Love
New York, W.W. Norton Co., 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Fine/Fine, 8vo. 281 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on half-title page. Author's first novel. Removable "Autographed Copy" sticker on front cover. A young couple's world starts to unravel when their eighteen month old child is accidentally burned, and the report of an emergency room physician prompts the state to take temporary custody. ISBN 0393046257.#491.
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 BATCHELLER, FRANCES N. ET AL, Handbook on Gesneriads (African-Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives) Plants & Gardens Vol. 23 Spring (May) 1967.
BATCHELLER, FRANCES N. ET AL
Handbook on Gesneriads (African-Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives) Plants & Gardens Vol. 23 Spring (May) 1967.
New York, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1967. Soft cover 1, 6 x 9 Inches, Very Good 81 pgs. Very Good condition staple bound softcover with light overall shelfwear, internally clean and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents and contributors included: Cultural Notes for Achieving Extreme Beauty in Plants - Henry Teuscher, Afican-Violets - Alma Wright, Fluorescent lighting - Frances N. Batcheller, Gesneriads in the Greenhouse - Cornelius Ackerson, Dictionary of Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Episcias - Peggy Schulz, Columneas for Versatility - M. Carleton L'Hommedieu, Achimenes - Paul Arnold, Plant Huunting in the Tropics - Thomas E. Talpey, Streptocarpus - R.D.A. Bayliss, Florist Gloxinias and Their Kin - Carl D. Clayberg, Gesneriads as a Family - B.L. Burtt, The Little oNes - Ruth Katzenberger, Growing and Showing - Olive S. Hull and William Henry hull jr., Propagating Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Pests and Diseases - Michael J. Kartuz, Hybridiziing Gesneriads - Robert E. Lee, Chromosome Numbers in the Gesneriaaceae - Robert E. Lee, Classification of Gesneriad Genera - Robert E. Lee, Suppliers, Books and Organizations Concerned with Gesneriaceae. #2347.
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 BAWDEN, F.C., Plant Viruses and Virus Diseases
BAWDEN, F.C.
Plant Viruses and Virus Diseases
New York, Ronald Press Co., 1964. 4th Edition. Hard cover 1, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Very Good/No Jacket, 8vo. vii. 361 pgs.Very Good condition blue cloth hardbound, no jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked with exception of owner name on front pastedown, light foxing to fore edge and several tiny check marks in table of contents. Sections include: symptomology - changes in appearance, physiological changes and host-plant metabolic changes; methods of transmission; assay methods; composition of virus particles; morphology of viruses;; inactivation; multiplication; movement; genetic variability; classification; control.#951.
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Keywords: Plants, Horticulture, Botany, Plant Diseases, Plant Science, Viruses, Science, Non-Fiction, Reference, Plant Pathology, Virus, Virology, Virion, Bawden
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 BEAHM, GEORGE, EDITOR., The Unauthorized Anne Rice Companion
BEAHM, GEORGE, EDITOR.
The Unauthorized Anne Rice Companion
MO, Andrews and McMeel, MO. 1996. First Edition., 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Soft cover 1, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Fine 8vo. 246 pgs. Fine condition softcover. A biographical, bibliographical resource and reference guide. Thematically organised in five sections plus appendices: The Real World of Anne Rice, The Unreal World of Anne Rice, On Anne Rice, Chiaroscuro - Anne Rice and the Cinema and A Look at the Books. ISBN 0836210360. #676.
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 BECHTELER, W. (EDITOR), Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels : Proceedings of Euromech 192, Munich - Neubibiberg, 11-15 June 1985
BECHTELER, W. (EDITOR)
Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels : Proceedings of Euromech 192, Munich - Neubibiberg, 11-15 June 1985
3000 BR Rotterdam, Netherlands, A. A. Balkema, 1986. First Edition. Hard cover, Small 4to., Near Fine. Sm. 4to. x.268 pgs. Near Fine hardcover, clean and unmarked. Proceedings of this symposium are orgainized in the following sections: Flow structures as related to suspended sediment transport, particle-fluid dynamics; Concentration distribution and transport of suspended load under steady flow conditions; Reservoir sedimentation, settling basins; Resuspension, suspended and bed-load interaction; Suspended sediment transport under nonsteady flow conditions; special topics. ISBN 9061916445. #1221.
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Keywords: Bechteler, Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels, Channels Hydraulic Engineering Sediment Transport Sediment River Reservoir Sedimentation Contamination, Bechteler, Transport, Suspended Solids, Science Geology Technology
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 BEEBE, WILLIAM, The Log of the Sun. A Chronicle of Nature's Year.
BEEBE, WILLIAM
The Log of the Sun. A Chronicle of Nature's Year.
New York, Garden City, 1927. Later Edition. Hard cover 1, Small 8vo., Very Good x.321pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Top of text block edge is red. Clean, sound, attractive with minimal shelf wear, unmarked except for previous owner name neatly penned to front free endpaper. Color frontis by Walter King Stone. A series of 52 essays, arranged by month, presenting familiar subjects from unusual points of view. Bird's-eye, mammal and insect perspectives on facing storms and night and cold and seasonal changes. Portions of the text have been published previously in "Outing", "Recreation", "The Golden Age", "The New York Evening Post" and "The New York Tribune". #1816
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Keywords: William Beebe, Nature, Naturalist, Wildlife, Natural History, Chronicle, Log of the Sun, Essays, Nature Study, Bird, Birds, Bird-Watching, Insect, Insects, Birds-Eye View, Walter King Stone, Inspiration, Cedar Bird, Fish, Turtles, Wildlife Conservation, A
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 BENEDICT, MADELINE, Sudden Door
BENEDICT, MADELINE
Sudden Door
New Hampshire, The Golden Quill Press., 1960. No Additional Printings Indicated. Hard cover with dustjacket, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall, Near Fine/Very Good+, 64 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ condition jacket. Blue cloth boards, white leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Very slight rubbing to bottom corners. White dustwrapper with uncut front flap, blue decoration and lettering. Upper edge of jacket has a tiny closed tear and corner chip. SIGNED and inscribed "Cordially ever, Madeline Benedict" on front endpaper. Clean and unmarked. By the author of "Spring Will Not Fail" and "Fleet as the Swallow's Dip". #542.
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Keywords: Poetry, Madeline Benedict, Verse, Small Press, Signed, Inscribed, Sudden Door, the Golden Quill Press
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 BENET, STEPHEN VINCENT., Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. Ii : Prose.
BENET, STEPHEN VINCENT.
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. Ii : Prose.
New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1942. Hard cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Very Good 8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497.
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Keywords: Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. Ii : Prose, Classics, Literature, Stephen Vincent Benet, Short Stories, Essays, American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies
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 BENTON, JOEL, Emerson As a Poet
BENTON, JOEL
Emerson As a Poet
New York, M.F. Mansfield & A. Wessels, 1883. No Additional Printings Stated. Hard cover 1, 12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall, Good 168 pgs. Good condition rust colored cloth hardcover. Gilt lettering to front and spine, top edge gilt. Binding sound. Light to moderate rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, top of spine edge frayed, faded area of cloth at bottom of front cover. A two inch semicircular clear water spot is visible at the bottom margin of textblock, along bottom outer corner of pages 33-144, text not affected. Owner name [Edith True] on front endpaper, attractive frontis portrait of Emerson, tissue intact. Sections: Dedication, Prefatory Note, Emerson as a Poet, The New Poms of Emerson, Appendix, Concordance to Emerson's Poetry, Emerson as a Magazine Topic, Some Books About Emerson. By the author of "In the Poe Circle" and other biographical works, Joel Benton (1832-1911) was a native of Amenia NY and founder of Amenis Times (now Harlem Valley Times) newspaper. #2259.
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BERLIOCCHI, LUIGI
The Orchid in Lore and Legend.
Oregon, Timber Press, 2001. Second Printing.. Hard cover with dustjacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, Fine/Fine, 8vo. 184 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Translated by Lenore Rosenberg and Anita Weston. Firsy published in1996 as "Il flore degli dei, l'orchideadel mito alla storia" by Nuovo Equilibri, Viterbo, Italy. Foreword by Henry Oakley. Richly illustrated throughout with black and white period engravings and paintings and full page color plates from Warner and Williams "The Orchid Album". An account of the discovery of the orchid and it's place in literature, religion, the arts, magic, cuisine, lore and legend. Also included is an account of the most popular genera and their cultivation. Chapters: myths and legends, from prehistory to history, patrons and hunters, arts and customs (literature, art, magic, religion, medicine, edible orchid products), the plant (habitat, plant structure and behavior), the genera (Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Epidendrum, Enciclia, Laelia, Miltonia and Miltoniopsis, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Paphiopedilum and other slipper-orchids, Phalaenopsis, Vanda, European Orchids), growing orchids, sources, index of orchids. ISBN 0881924911. #1678.
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Keywords: Orchids, Orchidea, Plant Lore, Orchid, History, Literature, Art, Botany, Myth, Berliocchi, Brand New, Nobn

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