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Pelican, Gretna, Louisiana, 2001. 
218 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1565547322 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and course maps. "Narrowing the field of great golf courses in Florida is an enormous undertaking, but here are detailed profiles an d photos of fifty of the best resorts and daily-fee courses in the Sunshine State, including all the information you need to call up, make a tee time, and play them all. Featured are courses for golfers of every ability, courses that are lar g e l y u n known outside their neighborhoods, and some of the most famous golf courses in the country." A few very tiny white specks on front pastedown, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light wear at bottom of spine, three tiny corner b um ps , s ma ll light area of rubbing on front board, tiny dint on bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny dint on front hinge. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 45.00 USD
London Octopus Books 1979 0706410637 / 9780706410631 Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Kevin Maddison. 
460 pp, 8 1/2" H. Illustrated yellow endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout. "The amazing people, animals and creatures that live in the land of Oz are among the best loved of all children's favourite characters. There is Dorothy and her dog Toto, and the Tin Woodman who goes rusty if he cries and the enormous, but very cowardly lion. The scarecrow stuffed with straw sadly accepts that he has no brains, but he is often the wisest of them all during their adventurous travels to find the great and terrifying wizard. Then Tip and Jack Pumpkinhead, whom the wicked witch Mombi has brought to life, travel to the Emerald City, collecting and creating friends on the way such as the temperamental wooden Saw-Horse, the Gump who flies through the air, and the Highly Magnificent Woggle-Bug." Tiny soiling mark on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, one small edge tear taped, two small areas of delamination on front flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ.  DELUXE FACSIMILE EDITION., Baum, L. Frank.  Illustrated by John R. Neill.
3 Baum, L. Frank. Illustrated by John R. Neill. THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ. DELUXE FACSIMILE EDITION.
Books of Wonder / William Morrow, New York, 1993, first printing of deluxe facsimile edition. 
300 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0688115586 Pictorial endpapers, 90 b&w pictures and 16 color plates. The colour plates and dust jacket are enhanced with metallic 'emerald' green ink, as was the original edition. "Jo in Dorothy and the Wonderful Wizard as they take Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a fabulous tour of Oz. During their journey they encounter such amazing and amusing people as King Kleaver with his Spoon Brigade and Miss Cuttenclip in the land o f p a p e r d olls. But while Dorothy and her friends play, the wicked Nome King has joined forces with the terrible Whimsies, the fearsome Growleywogs, and the evil Phanfasms in a plot to capture the Emerald City. Will Dorothy's friends disco ve r t he d an ge r b ef ore it's too late?" Book is very slightly cocked. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/creasing at top of spine and flap-folds - minor wear at bottom, minor rubbing, small tear at top/bottom of rear flap-fold and t iny t ea r a t t op of sp in e. Near fine/Very Good 
Price: 80.00 USD
4 Cordell, Bruce R. Cover illustration by Wayne Reynolds. Interior illustrations by Steve Prescott. EBERRON: GRASP OF THE EMERALD CLAW. A 6TH-LEVEL ADVENTURE. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.
Renton, WA Wizards of the Coast 2005 0786936525 / 9780786936526 Soft Cover Near Fine 
32 pp, 10 3/4" H, (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. "Deep in the jungles of Xen'drik, a relic of great power has lain hidden for thousands of years. Now, determined adventurers race against time and the nefarious agents of the Order of the Emerald Claw to locate the relic, overcome unimagined obstacles, and unlock its ancient secret. (This) may be used as the conclusion to the storyline from 'Shadows of the Last War' and 'Whispers of the Vampire's Blade' or as a stand-alone adventure for the 'Dungeons & Dragons' game that will immerse your characters in the EBERRON campaign setting. Designed to challenge 6th-level D&D heroes, it sends them on a perilous journey to the heart of the mysterious and uncharted continent of Xen'drik. To use this adventure, a Dungeon Master also needs the 'EBERON Campaign Setting', the 'Player's Handbook', 'Dungeon Master's Guide', and 'Monster Manual'. A player needs only the 'EBERRON Campaign Settings' and the 'Player's Handbook'. " Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor wear on spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Penguin/Arkana, New York, 1999. 
452 pp, 8vo (8" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. ISBN 0140195718 "The words preserved on the ancient Emerald Tablet contain the essence of the alchemical teachings, and have had an important influence on many Western spiritual and religious tra ditions. Ostensibly concerned with turning base metals into gold, alchemy is in fact dedicated to transforming the lead of self into the gold of spirit. This brilliant history of alchemy traces its sources and chronicles its evolution - an d s h o w s that alchemy is a useful, practical guide to spiritual growth. Each of the seven steps of alchemical transformation is presented with hands-on techniques and exercise. Based in solid scholarship and illustrated with remarkable engrav in g s, ( th is b o ok) provides access to a rich spiritual tradition." Interior - previous owner's name on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
POUNAMU POUNAMU., Ihimaera, Witi.
6 Ihimaera, Witi. POUNAMU POUNAMU.
Auckland Heinemann 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good Inscribed By Author
132 pp, 8 5/8" H. B&w decorations. Inscribed on title page: Arohanui, / Witi". "(T)he first collection of short stories by a Maori writer to be published. (This) is Witi Ihimaera's distinctive view of rural Maori life. It deals with happiness and sadness and always, with aroha. It is his personal vision of Maori life as it is now and of its values now. It has been written both with anger and with love - aroha - in the hope that such a life, the values of that life, will never be lost." Contents: A Game of Cards; Beginning of the Tournament; The Makutu on Mrs Jones; Fire on Greenstone; The Other Side of the Fence; In Search of the Emerald City; One Summer Morning; The Child; The Whale; Tangi. Very small bump at top edge of rear board and at top/bottom of spine, soft wrinkling at top corner of page leaf 107/108, several pages with small light wrinkles at bottom edge - two with very tiny chip, tiny crease at bottom corner of page 1 to 14, some small soft wrinkles on preliminary pages. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/creasing - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny scuffs, a few small edge tears archivally taped, minor rubbing, now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1999, 2nd printing. 
193 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899972152 B&w photographs, maps, drawings. "Explore by kayak the lagoons, bays, rivers and lakes of Northern California, including the Russian River, San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Donner La ke. Author Michael Jeneid has hand-picked the most scenic and enjoyable kayaking areas for both beginners and experts. With this fact-filled book you can find the hidden kayak spots and experience Northern California's incredible variety o f b i r d s and sea mammals, including hawks, eagles, seals, and otters. The 24 trips include daytrips, overnight trips, easy paddles, options for canoers, and real adventures for the advanced kayaker....includes: trip details including where t o pu t i n, p ad dl i ng directions, tides, and seasonal factors; beautifully described encounters with birdlife and animals; where to camp, find supplies, and rent equipment; accurate and reliable maps." Interior - clean and tight with no previo us ow ne rsh ip mar ks. E xt erior - very minor rubbing, slight curl to bottom corner of book. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE., Macdonald, George.
8 Macdonald, George. THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE.
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1908 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Maria L. Kirk. 
305 pp, 8 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, black illustration on front board, top edge orange. 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) - collated. B&w head- and tail-pieces and title page decoration. Orange & white pictorial endpapers. The sequel to "The Princess and the Goblin", in which Curdie goes on a quest to unravel a plot to poison Princess Irene's father, the King of Gwyntystorm. Previous owner's name at top of half-title page, light toning in margins of pages, very small light stain in margin of pages 220 & 221, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight lean to spine, slight fading to spine colour, light handling soiling on edges of boards. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 30.00 USD
EMERALD CITY:  TORONTO REVISITED., Mays, John Bentley.  Photographs by Richard Rhodes.
9 Mays, John Bentley. Photographs by Richard Rhodes. EMERALD CITY: TORONTO REVISITED.
Viking, Toronto, 1994, first edition. 
355 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0670853569 B&w photographs. "(A)brilliantly conceived and thoroughly idiosyncratic walking tour of Canada's biggest metropolis. With John Bentley Mays as our guide, we discover anew the places city dwellers encounter every day, travelling beyond and beneath the obvious landmarks to discover Toronto's metropolitan soul. From the unexpected beauty of industrial sites to civic icons like the Dome and Maple Leaf Gardens, Mays never fails to delight and inform as he uncovers the archaeology of memory that lies in the urban landscape." Not a traditional 'tourist' tome, Mays essays on some of his Toronto 'highlights' are gathered under the headings: Thinking Places; On the Land; Binding and Loosing the Waters; Tales of the Pioneers; Pleasures in Places; Modern; Shopping; Suburban Idylls; Concrete Dreams; Streets; Gardens; Moral Management; Moderne Variations; High Styles; Houses and Home; At the Edge. Very light edge wear, tiny dint to top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, slight fading to color at bottom of spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
MERRY GO ROUND IN OZ., McGraw, Eloise Jarvis and Wagner, Lauren McGraw.  (L. Frank Baum.)
10 McGraw, Eloise Jarvis and Wagner, Lauren McGraw. (L. Frank Baum.) MERRY GO ROUND IN OZ.
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Dick Martin 
303 pp, 9 3/8" H. Yellow and brown endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout. The 40th book in the Oz series and the last to be published by Reilly & Lee. When Robin, a young boy in Oregon, manages to grab the brass ring on the Merry Go Round at the carnival, his free ride takes him further than he ever imagined! A few faint soiling marks throughout text block; small soft bump at top corner of first half of pages; light browning and slight soiling to edges of text block; small bump at top of spine; light fading to colors on spine; scattered tiny foxing marks at bottom of spine and bottom edge of boards; slight bump to three corners; minor excess glue on inside edge of rear board; minor cracking in cloth on hinges. 
Price: 165.00 USD
Emerald Books, Campbellville, Ontario, 1984. 
95 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0920111009 "Adam and Eve, Noah, the builders of the Tower of Babel, and today's ecclesiastical empire builders - all these and more come under (the author's) down-to-earth scrutiny in (this book). Written i n a direct, non-preachy manner and based on a combination of historical, geographical, and Biblical data, (it) imagines in detail the lives of our earliest ancestors, analyzes today's generation, and looks ahead to tomorrow's new Eden parad i s e . I n this examination of the origin and destiny of mankind, Michaelson illustrates that man's immortality is not a myth - that it was lost only through man's willful disobedience to his Creator. And this disobedience gave birth to man's de mi se . M a n co n tinues to blunder along as though he has no hope of an immortal life. He lives only for today, because surely tomorrow he 'shall die....and that, after all, will be all there is to life....' But that is not all there is to lif e. As ( the a u th or) s hows in this book, men and women redeemed by Christ are heading for a new Eden!" Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - moderate on spine, tiny scuff on rear cove r. Ver y G ood- 
Price: 10.00 USD
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1999, 3rd edition, 2nd printing. 
154 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899971903 B&w photographs and maps + color folding map in pocket at rear. "(This) is the first guide to describe both areas in detail and to show all their trails on an up-to-date, four-color map. Furthe rmore, it is the first Tahoe hiking guide to be written in cooperation with the federal Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. This guidebook offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Em e r a l d B a y , South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89); A table of mileages to the 80 trout-stocked lakes you can reach by trail; Descriptions of terrain , la ke s an d v eg et ation which, with abundant photographs, help you decide which hike is the right one to you; Where, when, how and why to get permits for going into Desolation Wilderness; How to hike and camp with a minimal impact on the envir on men t; A lis t of the ar ea's campgrounds, arranged by hike. You'll know where to stay, and if and how you should maker reservations." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, very minor ru bbi ng, lig ht cur l to bott om c orner of book. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD

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