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 [MCGUFFEY, WILLIAM HOLMES]., McGuffey's New Eclectic Spelling-Book: Embracing A Progressive Course of Instruction in English Orthography and Orthoepy; Including Dictation Exercises. (Eclectic Educational Series).
[MCGUFFEY, WILLIAM HOLMES].
McGuffey's New Eclectic Spelling-Book: Embracing A Progressive Course of Instruction in English Orthography and Orthoepy; Including Dictation Exercises. (Eclectic Educational Series).
Cincinnati, Ohio: Wilson, Hinkle & Company 1865. Hardbound about 6.75 inches tall by 4.5 inches wide 144 pages. Description: ''Electrotype Edition.'' The only printed date is an 1865 copyright; the owner date written in is 1875. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial / printed boards, paper covered boards; the paper overlays stop at the cloth spine covering; owner's name and date on the front endpaper, other markings on the rear endpaper, otherwise the text is not marked; an extremely shabby specimen; the endpapers are separating at the hinges; no missing pages or page damage other than foxing, and general aging: Poor condition. ISBN: 0084
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Book number: 061459
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 [HAMMETT, SAMUEL ADAMS, AKA PHILIP PAXTON]., Piney Woods Tavern; or, Sam Slick in Texas.
[HAMMETT, SAMUEL ADAMS, AKA PHILIP PAXTON].
Piney Woods Tavern; or, Sam Slick in Texas.
Philadelphia: T B Peterson & Brothers 1858. 1st Edition. Hardbound 12mo (pages are 7 inches tall) 309 pages plus 10 pages of ads. Description: Illustrated cover sheet and one additional b&w plate. Stanley Vestal says, ''Hammett is full of the racy humor typical of the frontier, authentic color and characters. In his day Hammett was very popular.'' ''Humor on the roughneck element.'' (J Frank Dobie). (Life and Literature of the Southwest, pg 47; Book Lover's Southwest, pg 202). BINDING/CONDITION: this has been rebound, in a library style binding, but not a library copy; the spine is slanted, otherwise the binding is like new; the first twenty pages or so show some discoloration, and a bit of foxing, otherwise the entire text block is in good condition, no markings, the paper is healthy, a few scattered age spots.
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Book number: 056633
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 42.25 | JP¥ 5867]

 
ABBEY, MERRILL R.
Preaching to the Contemporary Mind.
New York: Abingdon Press 1963. Book Club Edition. Hardbound 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 192 pages. Index, appendix. BINDING/CONDITION: two color paper covered boards; owner's name, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket.
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Book number: 030824
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 853]

051706085X ABDILL, GEORGE B., Rails West.
ABDILL, GEORGE B.
Rails West.
New York: Bonanza Books 1960. Reprint Edition. Hardbound 10.75 inches tall by 8.5 wide 191 pages. Description: Lavishly illustrated in black and white with historic photographs. A roundhouse of photos, tales and legends of trains, terminals, tank towns and the engines in the Western push. This is a companion volume to This Was Railroading and Pacific Slope Railroads. This book follows that same pattern of quaint and wondrous photographs with revealing incidents and biographies, many in light of the Civil War and other historical guideposts. Author George B Abdill, at the time of this writing, was a working engineer on the Southern Pacific's Portland Division and ''yarn spinner deluxe of railroad history''. Originally published by Superior, this Bonanza edition is a reprint. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth; small address label on the front endpaper, otherwise a Very Good- book, with a Very Good- dust jacket. ISBN: 051706085X
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Book number: 065287
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1600]
Catalogue: Railroad
Keywords: 051706085X

1574410598 ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR)., Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany.
ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR).
Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany.
Austin, Texas: Encino Press 1978. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 180 pages. Description: This is volume number XLI from the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Linda Miller Roach; also includes black and white photo illustrations. A collection of folklore miscellany -- primarily Texas folklore. The anthology begins with J Frank Dobie's article on Paisanos (roadrunners) which the Folklore Society first published in 1954. BINDING/CONDITION: light yellow cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the jacket is not price clipped. ISBN: 1574410598
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Book number: 039278
USD 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1973]
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157441058X ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR)., What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore).
ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR).
What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore).
Austin, Texas: Encino Press 1976. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 309 pages. Index. Description: Includes several b&w illustrations. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth; a Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. ISBN: 157441058X
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Book number: 041395
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157441058X ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR)., What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore).
ABERNETHY, FRANCIS EDWARD (EDITOR).
What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore).
Austin, Texas: Encino Press 1976. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 309 pages. Index. Description: Includes several b&w illustrations. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth; a Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. ISBN: 157441058X
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Book number: 041422
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1575440768 ABRAMS, CAROL AND FERNE MARGULIES., Grandparents and Grandchildren: Shared Memories.
ABRAMS, CAROL AND FERNE MARGULIES.
Grandparents and Grandchildren: Shared Memories.
Santa Monica, California: General Publishing Group 1998. 1st Printing. Hardbound oblong format: about 9'' tall x 11'' wide 175 pages. Description: This explores and celebrates the bond between generations. Several b&w photo illustrations. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. ISBN: 1575440768
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Book number: 038793
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Catalogue: Miscellaneous
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0441251307 ACKERMAN, FORREST J (EDITOR)., The Frankenscience Monster.
ACKERMAN, FORREST J (EDITOR).
The Frankenscience Monster.
New York: Ace Books 1969. Mass market paperback 7 inches tall 191 pages. Description: Cover art by Verne Tossey. Ace book number 25130, with a cover price of ninety-five cents. Includes a section of black and white photo illustrations. Forrest J Ackerman met Boris Karloff ten times during Karloff's life, and in this book shares his experiences and has assembled those of dozens of others who too were associated with the 'Tsar of Terror'. With observations by Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Lon Chaney, Christopher Lee, Vincent Price and many others. BINDING/CONDITION: mass market paperback; the text and insides of the covers are tanning slightly, one rubbed spot on the front cover (about the size of a dime), otherwise in Good condition. ISBN: 0441251307
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Book number: 065164
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1600]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0441251307

 ADAM KUREK, JAMES HOOTON, B FRANKLIN LEAVENS, A F KNIGHT, ET AL., Music (bound collection including Winchester's Quick Step; Lion Quick Step; The Traveller Waltz; The Maryland Cadets' Quick Step; Lawrence's Grand March; more).
ADAM KUREK, JAMES HOOTON, B FRANKLIN LEAVENS, A F KNIGHT, ET AL.
Music (bound collection including Winchester's Quick Step; Lion Quick Step; The Traveller Waltz; The Maryland Cadets' Quick Step; Lawrence's Grand March; more).
1844. Hardbound about 13.75 inches tall by 11 inches wide Marbled endpapers. Description: A bound collection of popular music; most dates from 1840 to 1844. Color cover page only for the first song. In addition to songs listed in the title, this includes: Highland Quick Step; Dreams of the Past (Eliza Cook/F B Woodbury); City Waltz (William C Glynn) The Pilgrim's Legacy; The Old Sexton (Park Benjamin/William Babcock); Children's Party Quadrilles (Camille Schubert) The Stars Their Early Vigils Keep (O W Holmes); Jeanie Morrison (William Motherwell/ William Dempster); Buonaparte's Quick Step (Wm C Glynn) and more. BINDING/CONDITION: a bound collection of popular music from various publishers; a densely woven dark cloth with leather at the spine and corners; gilt borders; gilt spine text; a large piece is torn from the front endpaper; nothing is loose (yet), but contents are separating toward the rear; some foxing; Fair condition.
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Book number: 063616
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8000]
Catalogue: Music and Dance

0821215965 ADAMS, ANSEL WITH MARY STREET ALINDER., Ansel Adams: An Autobiography.
ADAMS, ANSEL WITH MARY STREET ALINDER.
Ansel Adams: An Autobiography.
Boston: New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown & Company 1985. 1st Edition. Hardbound about 11 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 400 pages. Index. Dark endpapers. Description: Dust jacket photo of Adams by Jim Alinder; jacket design by Susan Marsh. Features 277 illustrations (the author's own black and white photographs of course). This autobiography was completed just before Adams' death in 1984. As the diversity of Ansel Adams is revealed in his sensitivity and humor, so too, the range of photographs -- from candid shots of informal gatherings to majestic images that have become classics -- illuminate his inner world. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with facsimile signature blind stamped on the front board; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. ISBN: 0821215965
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Book number: 061766
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 ADAMS, ANSEL., Artificial-Light Photography (Basic Photo 5).
ADAMS, ANSEL.
Artificial-Light Photography (Basic Photo 5).
New York: Morgan & Morgan 1971. 5th Printing. Hardbound 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 116 pages. Index. Description: ''Illustrated extensively with useful, informative tables and photographs by Ansel Adams and other leading photographers. Ansel Adams explains the quality of many kinds of artificial light without resorting to static lighting formulas. Dramatic photographs of a simple cube are used to illustrate the values and effects of different applications of light. He offers you a new, positive control all the way from initial lighting through to the final print.'' This is the fifth volume in the Ansel Adams Basic Photo series published by Morgan & Morgan -- a series aiming to present a philosophy of photographic technique and application. Although the equipment has changed greatly since 1968, the series still distills the many years of experience and presents the theories of a revered photographer. BINDING/CONDITION: blue-gray binding with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is faded at the spine; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. ISBN: 000682
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Book number: 064538
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1600]
Catalogue: Photography

 ADAMS, RAMON F., Burs Under the Saddle: A Second Look at Books and Histories of the West.
ADAMS, RAMON F.
Burs Under the Saddle: A Second Look at Books and Histories of the West.
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press 1964. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound 8vo (about 9.5 inches tall) 610 pages. Index. Description: Detailed analysis of the accuracies / fallacies of the ''facts'' presented in over four hundred books on Western gunmen and outlaws. An essential reference for any serious student of Western Americana. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth with burgundy and gilt title block on the spine; the top edge tint is red; a Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket spine is faded. ISBN: 000
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Book number: 060667
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72 | £UK 65.25 | JP¥ 9067]

 ADAMS, CLARENCE S AND JOAN N., In the Shadow of the Malpais.
ADAMS, CLARENCE S AND JOAN N.
In the Shadow of the Malpais.
Self Published 1983. 1st Edition. Hardbound 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 48 pages. Description: Illustrated with historic photographs. This copy is Signed by both authors. While historians have recorded the deeds of the famous, Clarence Siringo Adams, author and editor, has concentrated on the lives of ordinary people. He became well known for his quarterly publication of true stories in "Old Timer's Review", and for his many books. This book tells the story of Will Gallacher of the J + H. In 1908 Will's widowed mother came to Indian Tank at the edge of a vast expanse of lava beds. There Will, his mother and two brothers filed on a homestead and began to "prove up" on it. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with gilt text and decoration; a Near Fine book; no dust jacket.
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Book number: 008169
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 ADAMS, FRANK DAVIS., The Life and Times of Buckshot South.
ADAMS, FRANK DAVIS.
The Life and Times of Buckshot South.
New York: E P Dutton & Company 1959. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 251 pages. Description: A western novel loosely patterned after the adventures of Butch and Sundance. The subtitle reads: ''and of his friend and colleague, Phineas J Courtney, and their mutual companion, Laura Morse, to say nothing of their intrepid adversary, Mr Aaron Cosgrove of the Starling Detective Agency''. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; some staining to the top edge, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. ISBN: 0006
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Book number: 007012
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]

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