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181 Immler, Robert. BICYCLING THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY.
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1995. 
150 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899971709 B&w photographs, maps. "The Connecticut River Valley runs through New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts and offers everything for which New England is famous, including country roads and sc enic byways that are just right for bicycle touring. You can pedal to the top of Mount Greylock, Massachusetts' highest peak, on a road bike; ride through the longest covered bridge in Vermont; take your mountain bike on a gondola to the t o p o f t h e Mount Snow ski resort; or cycle through the spectacular colors of a New England autumn. This book describes 50 trips - 25 for road bikes and 25 for mountain bikes only. The trips range in difficulty from trips of 1-3 miles with li tt le mo re th an 1 00 feet of elevation gain, to 50 miles with more than 3,000 feet of gain. Most of the trips cover about 20 miles. Each trip description includes a route map, directions to the start of the ride, total ride distance, elevatio n g ain , ti me n eed ed to complete the route, difficulty, and type of bike needed for the trip. Also included are information on restaurants, markets and water sources along the route, and notes on the area's rich history." Interior - clean and tig ht w it h no pr ev ious ow ner ship marks. Exterior - minor edge wear and rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND., Irving, Washington.
182 Irving, Washington. OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND.
Mount Vernon, New York Peter Pauper Press Very Good Very Good Paul McPharlin. 
60 pp + colophon, 12mo (7 3/8" H). Green and white illustrations. A lovely depiction of the old customs and traditions of Christmas as celebrated at Bracebridge Hall. Small Christmas gift inscription on free front endpaper, light browning to endpapers, corner crease on page 7/8, light edge wear, book slightly cocked, tiny mark on fore-edge of textblock, minor soiling, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket is price clipped, has one tiny chip, slight fading to spine color, minor soiling, very light edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SKELETON LEAVES AND PHANTOM FLOWERS.  (A TREATISE ON THE ART OF PRODUCING PHANTOM FLOWERS, SKELETON LEAVES.), J.E. Tilton and Company.
183 J.E. Tilton and Company. SKELETON LEAVES AND PHANTOM FLOWERS. (A TREATISE ON THE ART OF PRODUCING PHANTOM FLOWERS, SKELETON LEAVES.)
Almonte, Ontario Algrove 2003 1894572912 / 9781894572910 Facsimile Reprint Very Good+ 
100 pp, 7 1/2" H. Facsimile reprint of the J.E. Tilton and Company, Boston, 1864 edition, with the addition of "some modern recipes to the original text to update procedures. These are clearly separated from the original text, which has been faithfully reproduced, warts and all." B&w illustrations. Contents: Introduction; Anatomy of a Leaf. Green and Dried Leaves; Preparing the Leaves and Flowers; Bleaching the Leaves and Seed-Vessels; Arranging the Bouquets; Illustrated List of Plants for Skeletonizing; Seed-Vessels; The Wonders and Uses of a Leaf; Leaf Printing; Commercial Value of the Art; Preservation of Flowers; Appendix. Details the methods of "skeletonizing leaves and bleaching them for display arrangements", which "became popular in North America for several decades in the 1880's". Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LE JARDIN DE NUIT., Jabry.  (Jacques Brillant.)  Edited by Vincent Pouliot.
184 Jabry. (Jacques Brillant.) Edited by Vincent Pouliot. LE JARDIN DE NUIT.
Ottawa Societe Culturelle Ameuroasie 1960 Limited Edition Very Good Maitre Domoto Insho. 
45 pp, 11 5/8" H, in purple cloth with silver lettering on front board, colour floral images on front and rear boards. Number 100 in an edition limited to 1000 copies. Handmade Japanese paper with top edge untrimmed (as issued). Endpapers in shades of orange, green, blue and purple with floral designs. B&w illustrations. French text. With: 44 pp pamphlet (7 1/8" H) stapled in green patterned covers, containing the French poetry faced by translations in Japanese characters. Enclosed in three panel portfolio with orange/blue/white decoration on exterior, title in black on front panel, two white (bone?) fasteners, landscape illustration on interior in blue/black/white. "Ce livre 'le jardin de nuit' est un poeme de jabry / calligraphie de la main de 'auteur / illustre a l'encre de chine par maitre domo insho / edite par les soins de vincent pouliot / avec la collaboration technique du typographe sasaki / imprime au moyen de cliches en gelatine bichcromatee aux ateliers de collotypie chez benrido de kyoto / sur papier japon fabrique a la main avec la fibre du broussonetia papyfera par les artisans des papeteries iwano de fukui / tire a mille exemplaires seulement / quatre exemplaires etant mis hors commerce pour etre gracieusement presentes a la maison imperiale du japon." Tiny scuff to cloth on front board, minor color fading to top/bottom edge of spine and top edge of both boards. Pamphlet has light wear at top of spine, a few small line indentation on covers, tiny dent at fore-edge of rear cover and on fore-edge of text block, Portfolio has light edge wear, wear on fastener tabs, small areas of rubbing/color loss on spine where fasteners clip-in, minor toning at inside edges, light browning on spine and at edges, rub mark on spine. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
THE STORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS., Jackson, H.M., Lieut.-Colonel.
185 Jackson, H.M., Lieut.-Colonel. THE STORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS.
Royal Canadian Dental Corps 1956 First Edition Very Good 
475 pp, 9 1/4" H. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering/badge on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). B&w photographs. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Military Dentistry and the Dental Surgeons of the C.A.M.C.; The Great War of 1914-19; The Post-War Period; The Reorganization of 1935; Reorganization in 1939 and the Outbreak of War; Organization in Canada; Dental Headquarters and Its Early Problems; Keeping Pace with Expanding Services; Training: Demobilization; The District Companies; ditto (ii); The Ist Divisional Dental Company, C.A.S.F.; Intermediate Overseas Base and Headquarters; Companies Prepare for Action; More Companies Are Alerted; Dental Services with the R.C.A.F.; ditto (ii); With the Royal Canadian Navy; North Africa, Sicily and Italy; Preparations for Operation "Overlord"; Normandy; North-West Europe; Germany; Through to the Finish; Special Forces; The Post-War Corps; Appendices. Light edge wear, wrinkling at top of spine, small tear at top corner of front board - repaired, tiny light stain on fore-edge of text block. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
186 Jackson, Robert. AT WAR WITH THE BOLSHEVIKS.
Tandem, London, (1974). 
304 pp, mass market paperback. B&w photos, maps. "In March 1918, when the infant Soviet Government signed a separate peace treaty with Germany, the stage was set for the Allied War of Intervention against the Bolshevik regime. Men, many of whom h ad survived the bloody massacres of the Western Front, found themselves pitched into a dirty, cruel conflict they did not understand. This is the story of British, Japanese, American and French troops in Siberia, sweeping the Bolsheviks from t h e a p proaches to Vladivostock in a series of savage actions; of the Royal Scots and the 339th U.S. Infantry, fighting for their lives in the snow-clad forests of North Russia against a tenacious enemy; of No. 47 Squadron R.A.F., locked in bitt er c om b at w ith the embryo Red Air Force over the steppes of South Russia; of the Green Howards, the Royal Fusiliers, the Hampshire and Middlesex Regiments, the French Chasseurs and others, fighting step by step along the Dvina and Vaga Rivers and th e s tr ate gic railways of North Russia; of the little Royal Navy coastal motor boats that shattered the Red Fleet in Kronstadt. It is a story of great heroism, but also of mutiny and murder as White Russian troops turned on the Allies and def ecte d to th e Re ds i n ever-increasing numbers." Interior - light browning to pages, previous owners label on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, a few small scuffs, a few small soft cre ases, a fe w faint creases on spine, slight fading to spine color, small area of light sticker residue on front cover. Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
HURRICANE SQUADRON., Jackson, Robert.
187 Jackson, Robert. HURRICANE SQUADRON.
Walker, New York, 1984, first US edition. (Originally published: A. Barker, London, 1978). 
144 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802708145 "To Sergeant George Yeoman, cruising high above France in his Hurricane fighter, about to join his first operational squadron, the prospect of battle seems distant and unreal. Eac h side has been gingerly reconnoitering the other for weeks in what has become known as the 'phony war'. But Yeoman is flying into a fire storm. At that moment, the deadly formations of the Luftwaffe are winging toward the allied airfields . T h e B litzkrieg has begun. You are in the cockpit as Yeoman wheels and dives over the green fields of France. The dual machine guns and the hammering cannon of the Messerschmitt 109 can chew apart the canvas-covered Hurricanes, and Hitler's pi l ot s ha v e four years experience from the Spanish civil war. At first the British aviators are locked into textbooks echelons that the enemy easily picks apart. As the British Expeditionary Force fights its way to Dunkirk, the men of the RA F f ig h ter c omm an d work at the limits of their endurance, finding the performance envelope of their planes and scrambling for tactics to meet the German threat. This is the vivid story of an air force at war; of courageous young pilots flying aga ins t the odd s; a nd of man's rise to maturity in the brutal world of air combat, when sudden death at an early age is the order of the day, and the price of freedom." Slight browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine . D us t ja cket has ver y l ight edge wrinkling and browning, minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE FIVE JARS., James, M.R.  (Montague Rhodes James.)
188 James, M.R. (Montague Rhodes James.) THE FIVE JARS.
New York Longmans, Green 1922 First American Edition Very Good - No Jacket Gilbert James. 
172 pp, 8 1/2" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine and front board. Decorated title page, plus 7 b&w plates by Gilbert James, including frontispiece (collated). M.R. James, best known for his ghost stories, here presents a tale for children. A middle-aged man finds a chest containing five jars, each with the ability to impart a magical power, including communicating with fairies and understanding animal speech. Mottled light browning to free endpapers, light toning to pages, small light soiling mark in margin of page 67, slight separation between gatherings at three pkace - gatherings still firm in binding, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear - a little more at corners and at top/bottom of hinges with light fraying, small slight bump at bottom corner of boards, light cloth wrinkling at fore-edge of rear board, small area of soiling on spine, slight fading to spine colour, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
SELLING ENERGY:  INSPIRING IDEAS THAT GET MORE PROJECTS APPROVED!  VOLUME 1., Jewell, Mark.  With Rachel Christenson.
189 Jewell, Mark. With Rachel Christenson. SELLING ENERGY: INSPIRING IDEAS THAT GET MORE PROJECTS APPROVED! VOLUME 1.
Energy Efficiency Funding Group 2014 1941991009 / 9781941991008 Fine Fine Inscribed By Author
202 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Non-personal inscription by author on title page. Color illustrations. "Based on twenty years of experience influencing efficiency decision-making in more than three billion square feet of properties, this author concludes that many more projects would be approved if energy professionals were actually trained to 'sell' rather than simply 'promote' efficiency. Energy efficiency products, services, and programs all require effective selling. Professional sales skills make you more successful at advancing any energy efficiency initiative, regardless of your role in the process. Moreover, you need to think of yourself as a sales professional even if your job title does not include the word 'sales'. This book contains more than 80 short essays, each of which examines a unique aspect of efficiency-focused professional selling." 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HERITAGE RAILWAY.  NO. 34.  FEBRUARY 2002., Jones, Robin, ed.  (Ed Freeman, John Tickner, Ian Crowder, John Titlow, Ian Riley, John Bunch, Cedric Johns, Colin Tyson, Roger Melton, Paul Appleton.)
190 Jones, Robin, ed. (Ed Freeman, John Tickner, Ian Crowder, John Titlow, Ian Riley, John Bunch, Cedric Johns, Colin Tyson, Roger Melton, Paul Appleton.) HERITAGE RAILWAY. NO. 34. FEBRUARY 2002.
Horncastle Mortons Heritage Media 2002 Near Fine 
99 pp, 11 11/16" H - magazine format. Colour and b&w photographs. Contents: Searching for the Somerset & Dorset: Part One; Industrial Scene: The first lady of steam!; No Longer the Wooden Iron Horse!; New Generation Lines: Persistence, patience, perseverance - Plym Valley!; Between Today & Yesterday: Last stand of the Great Western; Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland; Stone Cold on the GWR!; Slovenia for Steam!; Headline News; News; Carriage & Wagon News (Berwyn Belle); Showcase; Main Line News; Main Line Tour Itinerary; Scale Heritage Railway; Off the Shelf; Platform; Up and Running. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
191 Judd, David W. Illustrations from drawings by Lieut. L.C. Mix. THE STORY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD N.Y.S. VOLS: OR TWO YEARS CAMPAIGNING IN VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND.
mBenton & Andrews, Rochester, 1864, Ist edition. 
349 pp, + 76 pp. (Appendices) + ads, small 8vo, hard cover (dark green boards with embossed floral design at corners, gilt decoration - sabre, rifle and wreath - on front cover, repeated on rear cover without gilt) - no dust jacket. B&w illustrations, including tissue-covered frontispiece. "This volume does not propose to review the causes, rise and progress of the unhappy civil strife, which for more than two years has rent our land; neither is it designed to describe all the operations which have marked the war in the single department of Virginia and Maryland. It aims merely, as the title page indicates, at giving a narrative of one of the many Regiments which the Empire State has sent into the field, together with a description of the various campaigns in which it participated...The plan, as will readily be seen, comprises separate sketches of each company until merged into the Regiment; the regimental history from the period of its organization at Elmira in May, 1861, until its return from the war, May, 1863; brief biographies of the various officers, and muster rolls of the men...A double interest attaches to the numerous engravings which embellish the volume, from the fact that instead of being gotten up to ordr, they were 'drawn on the spot' by a skilful artist - an officer of the Regiment - who participated in all the scenes through which it passed. They constitute in themselves a pictorial history of the first two years of the Eastern campaign." The Regiment participated in the battles of Williamsburg, Mechanicsville, Golden's Farm, Second Mechanicsville, Gaines' Farm, Malvern, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Salem Heights among others. Interior - pages browning lightly, free front endpaper missing, ghost signature on preliminary, light scattered foxing on rear endpapers, erased pencil numbers on rear pastedown, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - wear at corners, cloth missing from top edge of spine, bottom edge is fraying but basically all there, slight fading to spine color, protected in mylar sleeve. G+ 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
192 Judd, William W. EARLY NATURALISTS AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETIES OF LONDON, ONTARIO.
Phelps, London, Ontario, (1979), Ist edition. 
216 pp + errata, 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w photos, drawings, maps. "The Entomological Society of Ontario, having been founded in Toronto to encourage the study of insects, moved its headquarters to London in 1872. Soon after, in 1890, it produc ed four sections dedicated to the study of botany, ornithology, geology and microscopy. Thus there flourished in London, until 1906, a sort of informal Academy of Science wherein citizens of London could attend sessions for the study of i n s e c t s , p l ants, birds, rocks and mircroscopic objects. The activities of these organizations also fostered the interests of people who became well known in London in their fields of study - Saunders, Dearness, Bowman, Woolverton and oth e rs .. .d et ai ls t he de ve lopment of the Entomological Society and its sections in London and provides intriguing accounts of the people who participated in them." Tiny scuff at top edge, tiny dint and light rubbing to rear board. Dust jack et ha s m ino r e dge wea r/s oil i ng, sm all green pencil mark to front panel. VG/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE COMPLETE PEDDLER'S PACK: GAMES, SONGS, RHYMES, AND RIDDLES FROM MOUNTAIN FOLKLORE., Justus, May.  Introduction by Edwin C. Kirkland.
193 Justus, May. Introduction by Edwin C. Kirkland. THE COMPLETE PEDDLER'S PACK: GAMES, SONGS, RHYMES, AND RIDDLES FROM MOUNTAIN FOLKLORE.
Knoxville University of Tennessee Press 1967 Expanded Edition Very Good Very Good- Jean Tamburine. 
87 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations, music notation. "A treasure for collectors of folklore and for the young of all ages, this book has a rare distinction. As Edwin C. Kirkland points out in the foreword, 'The author is both the collector and the source of the material, and this gives a particular character to the book that is impossible for most other collections of folklore. It has an authenticity, a sincerity, and an air of being alive and present.' Music as well as the words to nineteen songs are now included in this expanded edition of (the book), originally published in 1957. Whenever possible, the source of the material is identified, thus adding an important record for scholars of our cultural heritage. The author's love for the Great Smoky Mountains and the people there is evident throughout the book. She has recorded a way of life for all to remember or to learn about." Contents: A Legacy of Folkore; Nonsense Rhymes (Pocket Full of Rocks; Had a Little Mule; Possum up a Gum Tree; Warning to Book Thieves; Indian Brew; There Was an Old Woman; Raccoon on a Rail; et al.); Riddles, Tongue-Twisters, and Counting-Out Rhymes; Songs and Singing Games (Diller, Diller Dollar; The Whistle Pig Song; Sing a Little Hoe-Down Jordan; Wishing Song; Who Will Shoe My Little Feet; Whoa, Mule Whoa; Some Love Coffee, Some Love Tea; Fiddler's Fair; Here Come the Dukes; Green Gravel, et al); Play-Party Games (Club Fist; Old Cat Tiggy; Bogey Man Boo; Witch Pot; Rabbit in the Turnip Patch; Chicken Thief; Chickie, My Cranie-Crow; Froggie in the Mill Pond, et al.); Signs and Predictions (Weather Rhymes; Witchwood; Spring Calendar; Sneeze Rhyme; Hearthfire; Luck for Hallowe'en, et al); Index of Titles and First Lines. Previous owner's small label on front pastedown, previous owner's name/info. in pen on free front endpaper, book is slightly cocked, minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny scuffs, 1" tear archivally taped, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE GREEN LIBRARY., Keefer, Janice Kulyk.
194 Keefer, Janice Kulyk. THE GREEN LIBRARY.
Toronto HarperCollins 1996 0002243709 / 9780002243704 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
272 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H). "All Eva ever wanted was to make herself invisible. And she succeeded: she was as stable, as unremarkable as her brown-brick Toronto house. Until the day Eva feels a strange man's eyes follow her every move and she knows she has been exposed. Until the day an unmarked envelope slips through her mail box. It contains only the fragment of a 1930s photograph, but it hints of secrets untold - and it explodes Eva's carefully constructed world. The woman in the photograph means nothing to Eva. It's the boy who takes her breath away: he is identical to her own eleven-year-old son, Ben. Driven by a need she scarcely understands herself, Eva turns her back on her safe life and begins a compelling journey that reaches deep into memory and the unknown history of her family. Stripping away her adult defences, she confronts the painful enigmas of her childhood: her beautiful mother, haunted by the love she has lost; her distant and helpless father; a Ukrainian immigrant family whose powerful connection with her life can no longer be ignored. Eva's quest to reclaim the past leads her away from Toronto to the foreign ground of Kiev, to a man she has never forgotten and to the discovery of passion's risks and intense joys. Sharpened by the beautiful precision that has made (the author) one of Canada's most acclaimed writers, (this) is a rich, complex tale of love, betrayal and the profound need to belong to a place and a people." Soft crease on top half of pages 189 to 204. Dust jacket has several creases down fore-edge of front flap, small area of sticker removal damage to laminate on front panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE MYSTERY OF THE LOCKED ROOM.  THE DANA GIRLS MYSTERY STORIES #7., Keene, Carolyn.
195 Keene, Carolyn. THE MYSTERY OF THE LOCKED ROOM. THE DANA GIRLS MYSTERY STORIES #7.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Very Good Good 
218 pp, 7 5/8" H. Copyright date of 1938, but this is a later printing (list of titles opposite title page concludes with 'Mystery at the Crossroads'). Green 'tweed' boards with dark green lettering & decoration on spine, dark green illustration/lettering on front board, top edge green. Dark green illustration on endpapers, showing Louise and Jean (carrying a flashlight) leaving a dilapidated house, b&w frontispiece (following contents page), showing the girls looking down cellar stairs. The number "7" appears at the bottom of the book and dust jacket spines. Slight lean to book spine, minor soiling to bottom of text block, very light browning to edges of boards, very light edge wear on boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has several edge tears, a few tiny edge chips, two areas of light damp staining on front panel and at top edge of front flap, light fading to spine colour, light rubbing/soiling, two areas of surface paper loss on front panel - probably due to sticker removal, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
196 Kenin, Millea, ed. (Steve Eng, John Gregory Betancourt, Bruce Boston, Pat Merritt, Jean Youell Johnson, Wendy McElroy, Ellin Carter, Robert Randolph Medcalf, Jr., Lee Ballentine, Suzanne Bernhardt, William J. Vernon, S.R. Compton, Scott E. Green, e ALIENS & LOVERS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF EROTIC POETRY WITH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION THEMES.
Unique Graphics, Oakland, CA, 1983. 
102 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. "(An) anthology of erotic poems and graphic art with science fiction and fantasy themes. Featuring the work of poets of the fantastic such as Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Leilah Wendell, Bruce Boston, Steve Rasnic Tem, Robert Franzier, Janet Fox, Ellin Carter, and many others." Interior - slight bump to top corner of textblock, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, one front corner and one rear corner have creases, small irregular tear (glued) on spine, two creases on spine, minor rubbing. Good reading copy only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
COLUMBIA., Keppel, Frederick Paul.
197 Keppel, Frederick Paul. COLUMBIA.
New York Oxford University Press 1914 First Edition Good+ Ambrose Fowler, et al, photographs. Inscribed By Author
297 pp, 7 7/8" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board, top edge gilt. Inscribed on front free endpaper: 'F.P. Keppel, with best wishes / from the author to the purchaser." Above which is written, in pencil, "GC Atkins / Columbia 1902". Part of the "American College and University Series". Ten b&w photographs, including the tissue-covered frontispiece (collated) - 4 by Ambrose Fowler, 1 by Karl Struss and 1 by August Patzig. Contents: Introductory; The Background; The University of To-day; Ways and Means; Educational Organization; Teachers and Executives; Students and Student Life; An Academic Year; Conclusion; Appendices: Statistics for 1857, 1890, 1901, 1913; Financial Summary, 1912-13; Student Enrolment; Geographical Distribution of Students, 1896, 1913; Statistics Regarding Buildings; Gifts of $50,000 and above, Class Memorials; Index. A news-paper clipping has been laid in at the front, "Dean Van Amringe on Columbia's Honor and Scholarship System.", with attendant browning to front pastedown and free endpaper. Light browing and scattered foxing on fore-edge and bottom of text block, tiny specks of color loss on boards/edges, one small slight corner bump and also at bottom of rear hinge, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, scattered tiny and small faint foxing marks on endpapers and some preliminaries, page leaves 93 to 108 have light wrinkling at fore-edge - two have a small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
THE NEW CRUSADERS AND OTHER POEMS., King, Amabel.  Inscribed by author.
198 King, Amabel. Inscribed by author. THE NEW CRUSADERS AND OTHER POEMS.
Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1943, first edition. 
66 pp, 8vo (8 1/16" H), hard cover (green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. INSCRIBED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "TO LESLIE GORDON BARNARD. IN MEMORY OF A VERY HAPPY GATHERING WHEN HE WAS OUR GUEST SPEAKER AT THE C .A.A. ANNUAL DINNER, MAY 6th 1944, TORONTO - SINCERE REGARDS, AMABEL KING". A collection of poems, gathered under the headings "War Poems" and Peace Poems" with a decorated title page for each section by Wilson MacDonald. Light browning t o e d g e s o f textblock, light fading on spine and at edges of boards, minor rubbing. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SPITZEE ANOTA., King, D.R.
199 King, D.R. SPITZEE ANOTA.
Longmans, Green, Toronto, (1957), first edition. 
252 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Here's an exciting sequel to 'Sukanabi', D.R. King's popular story of fur traders and Indians. Reunited with his family in Fort Edmonton, young Ted MacDonnell quickly makes a name for himself as a hunter and rifle shot. But he does not stay long in the fort. His father plans to return as a settler to the Spitzee Anota - the country around the Spitzee River - where once he traded with the Indians; and Ted goes ahead to reconnoitre..." Whiskey traders, capture by hostile Blackfeet, a prairie fire, living with the tribe of his friend White Calf and the arrival on the scene of the Mounted Police all figure in the adventures Ted experiences in the Assiniboia region. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny soft crease at top corner of approx. page 80 to page 180, very small bump to top corners of boards. Dust jacket has small tears at top of spine and flap-folds, tiny chips at bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wear/wrinkling, 1/2"x1/4" piece missing at bottom edge of rear panel, light rubbing, very light edge browning, corner crease on rear flap, front panel illustration is bright and complete. VG/G+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ADVENTURES IN AFRICA BY AN AFRICAN TRADER., Kingston, William H.G.
200 Kingston, William H.G. ADVENTURES IN AFRICA BY AN AFRICAN TRADER.
London George Routledge and Sons New Monumental Edition. Good- 
188 pp, 7 3/8" H. Dark green cloth with black lettering, red, yellow and black decoration on spine and front board. No date. 34 full page b&w illustrations plus additional vignettes (collated). Victorian boys' adventure in South Africa where nature is definitely 'red in tooth and claw' with attacks on both men and beasts by enormous lions, elephants, leopards, rhinoceros, hippopotamus and, of course, the traders themselves. Very light browning or toning to some page margins, inside hinge paper is split - hinge fabric is still strong, light separation between some page gatherings but they are still firm in the binding, several very small stains in margins of pages 176/177, title page and page 188 are moderately browned, corner crease on page 69, areas of light browning on rear endpapers, one tiny corner bump, tiny bump at bottom of dutter of some pages, browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
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