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FERNS OF THE OTTAWA DISTRICT., Cody, W.J.
1 Cody, W.J. FERNS OF THE OTTAWA DISTRICT.
Canada Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, 1956. 
94 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H), hard cover (dark green cloth with gold lettering on front board) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs, maps, diagram. "The ferns of the Ottawa District have been under study for over 75 years. Several lists of species found in the District have been prepared but no flora with keys and descriptions has ever been published. An attempt is made here to bring together the known information on the ferns of this region and to provide a means by which interested persons maybe come familiar with them. For the purposes of this manual the Ottawa District is defined as the circular area surrounding the City of Ottawa, Ontario, and having a radius of 30 miles. Although the area under consideration is limited, the information is applicable to a much wider area of Ontario and Quebec..." Interior - minor foxing on endpapers, light staining in top margin of pages 49 to 54, and at top of free front endpaper. Exterior - browning and light staining to top of textblock, minor soiling to boards, light edge wear, tiny bump at corners. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CABERNET SAUVIGNON.  GUIDES TO GRAPE VARIETIES SERIES., Eyres, Harry.
2 Eyres, Harry. CABERNET SAUVIGNON. GUIDES TO GRAPE VARIETIES SERIES.
Viking, (London, 1991), first edition. 
275 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w maps in text. ISBN 067082481X "This unique series looks at each of the major grape varieties and assesses the wines made all over the world from that variety...Each volume includes background information on the grape variety and advice on the best way to buy, store and serve the wines. An extensive gazetteer lists the main wines made from the variety in Europe, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. A special feature of this series is the individual ratings given for quality, price and best recent vintages...Cabernet Sauvignon is best known as the most important red grape variety in Bordeaux, the region that produces the world's most generally admired red wines. It has also been widely exported and now flourishes in countries as diverse as Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, the USA and Australia...This volume not only looks at wines suitable for early drinking but includes advice on the potential of both the top Bordeaux Chateaux traditionally favoured by investors and the many excellent Cabernet Sauvignon now being made beyond the borders of France." Minor rubbing to top edge of front board. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. NF/VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
WILD FLOWERS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MOUNTAINS., Henshaw, Julia W.
3 Henshaw, Julia W. WILD FLOWERS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MOUNTAINS.
New York Robert M. McBride 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
383 pp, 8 3/8" H. Reddish brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering & black/red/gold illustration on front board. 16 colour plates (including frontispiece and one plate with two examples), 64 b&w plates - all present. Contents: General Key to the Families; Ferns and Fern Allies; Trees; Reeds, Grasses, Sedges and Rushes; White to Green and Brown Flowers; Pink to Red Flowers; Blue to Purple Flowers; Yellow to Orange Flowers; Glossary; Index to Scientific Names; Index to English Names. In spring, "the snow-crowned mountains rule over an enchanting land of foliage, ferns and fungi, and the alpine meadows are ablaze with bright-hued flowers that grow luxuriantly beneath the broad blue tent of the sky. From the mountains of the Yukon and Alaska to the hills of Nova Scotia and New England, in the Rockies, the Selkirks and the mountain ranges of Montana, Dakota, Washington, Oregon, California and the other States, you will find that the same miracle has been wrought. On the lower levels white-flowered scarlet-fruited shrubs mingle with the Wintergreens, Larkspurs, Violets and Columbines; flaming Indian Paint Brushes, Gentians, Queen-cups and purple Vetches cover many a slope ---." Old repair to inside front hinge - gluing of split in paper, 1917 school presentation notation in ink on free front endpaper, a 1" tear archivally taped at top of title page, some slight separation between some page gatherings but holding firmly, light toning to pages, moderate browning to edges of text block, light to moderate edge wear to baords, light rubbing to illustration on front board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, three small scuffs/dents on rear hinge with some loss of cloth, tiny dent on fore-edge of both boards. Book is protected in a rubbed stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
COLORS & MARKINGS OF USAF AGGRESSOR SQUADRONS.  C&M VOL. 11.  INCLUDES AIRCRAFT FROM THE 26th, 64th, 65th & 527th AGGRESSOR SQUADRONS!  DETAIL & SCALE SERIES., Kinzey, Bert and Leader, Ray.
4 Kinzey, Bert and Leader, Ray. COLORS & MARKINGS OF USAF AGGRESSOR SQUADRONS. C&M VOL. 11. INCLUDES AIRCRAFT FROM THE 26th, 64th, 65th & 527th AGGRESSOR SQUADRONS! DETAIL & SCALE SERIES.
TAB, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, 1988. 
64 pp, 11" H, soft cover. ISBN 0830685359 Profusely illustrated with color & b&w photographs, drawings, profiles. Contents: Introduction; USAF Aggressor Paint Schemes; VNAF; Blue; New Blue; Sand; Pumpkin; Grape; Snake; Old Ghost; New Ghost; Old L izard; New Lizard; Flogger; Frog???; Silver and Gray Schemes; Nellis AFB - The 57th FWW; 64th Aggressor Squadron; 65th Aggressor Squadron; 527th Aggressor Squadron; 26th Aggressor Squadron. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership m a r k s. Exterior - light edge wear, two small soft corner creases, tiny scuff and two tiny dints on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
RIESLING.  GUIDES TO GRAPE VARIETIES SERIES., Pigott, Stuart.  Series editor, Harry Eyres.
5 Pigott, Stuart. Series editor, Harry Eyres. RIESLING. GUIDES TO GRAPE VARIETIES SERIES.
London Viking 1991 0670824887 / 9780670824885 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
219 pp, 8vo, (8 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w maps. "Ranging in taste from the light and dry to the rich, sweet-sour dessert wines, Rieslings are, at their best, wines of great finesse and subtlety, with considerable aging potential. this volume is an ideal introduction and compantion to a grape variety that produces some of the most delicious wines in the world. (It is part of a) unique series (that) looks at each of the major grape varieties and assesses wines made all over the world from that variety. The focus is primarily on flavour and quality. Each volume includes background information on the grape variety and advice on the best way to buy, store and serve the wines. An extensive gazetteer lists the main wines made from the variety in Europe, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. A special feature is the individual ratings given for quality, price and best recent vintages." Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing , one tiny edge tear, very small stain at bottom inside edge of spine, small laminate crease on front panel, small laminate defect on front flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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