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1 Sealing Wax Art [1922 Edition] No. 524-50M-11-24
Framingham, MA Dennison Manufacturing Co. 1922 Soft Cover Very Good- 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs, and a two page color display in the center, for the 'Colors of Dennison Wax Deluxe and Letter Wax'. "The development of sealing wax for decorative purposes is growing all of the time and new uses are being discovered and new designs are constantly being created". ; B&W and color Illustrations; 5 x 8; 24 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, small wear marks. Pages have minor, shallow creases, signs of careful use. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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2 The Toy And The Real Mccoy John Deere Toys and the Real Products They Replicate
Moline, IL Deere & Company 1990 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover is green ground with green and black lettering on spine. Oblong shaped. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. Some of the sections are: agricultural toys; lawn and garden toys; John Deere reference books. Nice gift for those true, John Deere fans. ; Color Photographs; 9 1/4 x 6 1/2; 112 pages; Cover has some rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, corner crunching, sunning; gutter glue visible between front end paper and title page. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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3 Albert W Wardin, Jr. Belmont Mansion The Home of Joseph and Adelicia Acklen
Nashville, TN Belmount Mansion Association 1997 Third Revised Edition Third Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Bob Schatz, Photographer 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Stapled wraps. Laid in are two pieces; one is a peach colored page about the mansion; the other is green folded brochure, giving opening hourse and history of the mansion. Each is as new condition. Pages of the booklet are like new, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 2 maps, 14 b/w pictures and 58 color pictures, as well as 2 floor plans and a 2 page geneaology. "Belmont Mansion, also known as Acklen Hall, and originally known as Belle Monte, Belle Mont or Belmont, is a historic mansion located in Nashville, Tennessee on the campus of Belmont University. , , , In 1849, Adelicia Hayes Franklin married Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen, a young attorney from Alabama, and they immediately began construction of Belle Monte (Belmont) on 180 acres in Davidson County. Completed by 1853 as an Italian villa style summer home. Adelicia and Joseph used Belmont as a summer home to escape from the heat of Adelicia's seven Louisiana cotton plantations, which totaled 8,600 acres. The Acklens built, furnished, and landscaped one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South, totaling 36 rooms and 19,000 sq ft (1,800 m2)." Foreword; History; Bibliography; Genealogy. 
Price: 31.75 USD
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4 Allison, Keith & Christopher Day A Guide to Alternative Therapies for Horses
London J. A. Allen 1996 0851316654 / 9780851316659 Stapled wraps Fine 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Sections are: Introduction; Demise of natural medicines and therapies; growing demand for holistic medicine; Terminology; Alternative therapies available for horses; saddlery and farriery; useful addresses. Very handy guide for caring for your horse. Too often, for people and animals, the medical field wants to push only 'modern' and high tech cares and cures. But low tech, common sense approaches can be as, or more so, effective in treating your horse's needs. As my beloved old vet would say "less is more...." , and when possible, start on that basis. Amazing how much cold or hot water, compresses/poultices, rest, liniments/rubs, and so on, can do to heal your horse up just fine. In today's faster paced world we sometimes forget that time, and slowly but surely, will heal as well, if not better, prolonging the life, including working life, of your horse, and the length of your partnership. ; British Association of Holistic Nutrition Series; B & W illustrations; 0.3 x 4.9 x 0.5 Inches; 40 pages; Cover has slight rubbing, tiny bit of bumping to corners. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Angel, Marie A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore
London Pelham Books 1985 0720716101 / 9780720716108 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Marie Angel 
Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in art, in floral gifts, in romance. This book covers many of these fascinating and disappearing meanings. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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6 Artusi, Pellegrino The Art Of Eating Well An Italian Cookbook
New York Random House 1996 Second Printing; Softcover Very Good+ 
Advanced Uncorrected Proof Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 7.90 X 1.50 inches; xliv, 481 pages; Soft cover has some rubbing, bumping, scuffing and light bumping. Pages are clean and tight; no food marks, or stains on any pages. Translated from Italian by Kyle M. Phillips III. Artusi [1821-1911]first published this book in 1891, as 'Scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangiar bene'. Since then, it has been a perennial classic. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. This is an Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Index. 
Price: 44.75 USD
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7 Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition
Tucson, Arizona Univ of Arizona Press 1986 0816508704 / 9780816508709 Second Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytellers are enhanced by desctiptive captions and quotations from the arttists compiled by Doris Monthan, who has also provided biographical charts of the artists. Her listing of 233 potters who make Storytellers and related figures--in addition to 146 family members who are also potters---constitutes one of the most extensive documentations of Southwest Inidan potters available in a single volume". Notes; glossary; bibliography; index. 
Price: 17.75 USD
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8 Baker, Paula The Moral Frameworks Of Public Life Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930
New York City Oxford University Press 1991 0195064526 / 9780195064520 First Edition Hardcover New in Near Fine dust jacket 
Cover is taupe with black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. 1991, first edition. Illustrated with 16 b/w photos. Chapters: Limited Horizons of Rural Life, 1870-1900; Moral Vision of Men's Politics, 1870-1900; Feminine Virtues and Public Life, 1870-1900; Economy and Harmony: The Goals of Local Government in the Late Nineteenth Century; Intelligent Farmer and His Intelligent Wife: Political and Social Change, 1900-1919; Progressivism and the Countryside in the 1920s; appendix. 2 copies available. ; B&W Photographs; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; 251 pages; DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Blades in the Sky  Windmilling through the Eyes of B. H. "Tex" Burdick, Baker, T. Lindsay
9 Baker, T. Lindsay Blades in the Sky Windmilling through the Eyes of B. H. "Tex" Burdick
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 1992 0896722945 / 9780896722941 Softcover Very Good+ 
Softcover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on acid-free paper. Preface by Elmer Kelton. Cover may appear different from that pictured. Illustrated with 51 b/w photographs. "This book, full of Tex Burdick's historical photos, is told by the proud windmillers themselves. They tell you why they endured the blazing sun, sandstorms, blisters, rattlesnakes, and peril to life and limb running up windmills like monkeys on a string...a good story, simply told." [Ron Hiddleston]. ; B&W Photographs; 0.38 x 9.5 x 8.54 Inches; xvi, 107 pages; Cover has minor bumping, rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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10 Barkhouse, Joycebox The Lorenzen Collection
Halifax, NS Maritime Flavour Gallery 2005 0969238703 / 9780969238706 First Edition (?) Soft Cover As New Illustrated by Dinamarca Lorenzen-King 
Color Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 58 pages; Soft cover has cream spine with black lettering. Cover has slight rubbing; 2 pages have minimal bottom corner crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 150 color illustrations of the ceramic mushrooms. " Each piece is modeled by Ernst Lorenzen or his wife, Alma; he does the simpler ones and she does the ones with gills. The couple have worked together for more than 40 years and have modeled more than 180 species. They keep their glazing formulas secret and admit no outsiders to their studio. It takes about 15 days to produce a single mushroom, from clay sculpture to final firing. Unstinting research has gone into duplicating the sometimes brilliant, sometimes subtle colors of mushrooms in the wild: reds, yellows, greens, lilacs, browns and grays." 
Price: 113.75 USD
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11 Barr, Nevada Hunting Season
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2002 0399148469 / 9780399148460 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Anna Pigeon Series Series; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 322 pages; Cover has light scuffing, previous owner's last name tidily written in corner of front end paper. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Sticker on DJ states 'signed copy'. Hardcover is blue with metallic blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Endpapers have maps of locations in book. "Human nature proves Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's most duplicitious foe in the latest entry in the bestselling, award-winning series." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.25 USD
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12 Bird, Richard Shrubs And Climbers A Complete Guide to Successful Planting and Growing
London Lorenz Books 1999 1859679838 / 9781859679838 First Edition Hardcover New in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Jonathan Buckley 
Cover is glazed boards. Purple endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Publsihed by Lorenz Books, London. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ color photos and drawings. Sections are: Gardening Techniques; Shrubs; Climbers; index; shrubs list; climbers list. Terrific book for any avid gardener, lots of helpful hints, plus full information on each plant listed. Oversized, 4.5#. ; Color Photographs; 10 1/4 x 10 1/4; 192 pages; Cover has very slight bumping. DJ has slight bumping and shelfwear; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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13 Blocksma, Mary Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint
Bay City, MI Beaver Island Arts 2001 0970857500 / 9780970857507 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Mary Blocksma 
Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan, not far from the Mackinaw Bridge, south to Saugatuck, an artists' colony on the southern coast of Lake Michigan. See why Michigan has rightly been called 'A Winter/Water Wonderlad.' ; Signed by Author 
Price: 46.75 USD
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14 Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue
Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts 1985 0895581051 / 9780895581051 First Edition (?) Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Dirk Bakker 
Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound in Japan. Sections are: Introduction; Late Archaic Period; Woodland Period; Mississippian Period; Continuities of Imagery and Symbolism in the Art of the Woodlands; checklist; bibliography; index; photo credits. Oversized/extra heavy; 4#. ; B & W and color illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 240 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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15 Browning, Norma Lee & Russell Ogg He Saw a Hummingbird How the Tiniest of Birds and a Man's Indomitable Spirit Combined to Bring about a Miracle
Midland, MI Northwood Institute Press 1984 0873590430 / 9780873590433 First Edition Thus First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Hardcover is red with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Orange endpapers. Inscription and signature of both authors on front end paper, dated with location. Laid in is original bookmark for this book. 8 color photographs at rear of book. Reprint of first edition from 1978, as stated on copyright page. ; Color Photographs; 0.9 x 8.1 x 6.1 Inches; ix, 143 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, dated location of purchase on front end paper. DJ has light shelf wear, bumping and rubbing/scuffing. ; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics, Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski
16 Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics
New York Oxford University Press 1993 0195076516 / 9780195076516 Hardcover Near Fine 
Covers are boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. Illustrated with hundreds of graphs, charts, equations, etc. Some of the chapters are: Some Microeconomics of Agricultural Resource Use; Economics of Nonrenewable and Renewable Resources; Pesticides and Pest Management; Economics of Water Use in Agriculture; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Remainder; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 528 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing; black remainder mark. 
Price: 11.75 USD
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17 Casselman, Karen Leigh Craft Of The Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens of the Northeast
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1980 0802023622 / 9780802023629 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Cover is dark mustard colored with black lettering on spine. Black endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 12 color photos. This book provides the most complete survey of the scattered literature on dyestuffs from Canada, the US, and England. It is a commonsense and straightforward guide to contemporary and traditional dyeing methods. Also contains a comprehensive alphabetical listing and description of 150 plant and lichen species which can be used to make textile dyes. Has four indices which include the common and botanical names of the plants; and six tables. For those interested in traditional crafts, a type of living history, this is an invaluable resource. ; Color Photographs; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; 249 pages; Cover has very slight bumping; embossed round stamp on bottom of pp. 81/82. DJ has light edge wear, some light rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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18 Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution The Chautauquan, Multiple Issues Bound In Together: October 1888, November 1888, December 1888, January 1889, February 1889; March 1889; April 1889; May 1889; June 1889july 1889 A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Promotion of True Culture. Organ of the Cahutauga Literary and Scientific Circle
Meadville, PA Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution 1889 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ 
Ex-Library; B & W illustrations; 10 X 7.50 X 1.48 inches; 1000+ pages; Hard cover has library stamp on front end paper and stamp on spine. Minor shelf wear on edges. Few pages have some spotting and name stamps. Each issue has a heavy orangish paper front page/cover stating the issue, date and table of contents. 10 issues bound in together. Overall, pages are clean and tight, with many b/w illustrations and ads of the period. It was founded in 1874 by inventor Lewis Miller and Methodist Bishop John Heyl Vincent as a teaching camp for Sunday school teachers. The teachers would disembark at Palestine Park, and begin a course of Bible study that used the Park to teach of the geography of the Holy Land. The Institution has operated each summer since then, gradually expanding its season length and program offerings organized around the four pillars: arts, education, religion and recreation. The physical setting of the Institution defined its development as an assembly. The grounds are situated on the west shoreline of upper Chautauqua Lake. In 1973 the National Park Service recognized the institution's historic importance by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. In 1989, the Department of the Interior designated it a National Historic Landmark District, consisting of most of the Institution property between NY 394, formerly NY 17J, the lake and (roughly) Lowell and North avenues. ]A range of special studies courses in music, art, dance, drama and general topics are also offered. The Chautauqua Schools of Music offer extremely competitive programs on the basis of scholarship. George Gershwin visited Chautauqua as a summer refuge to compose parts of his Concerto in F in a small wooden piano studio and give its first public performance. The 10: 45 morning lecture program is one of the most distinctive features of the program at the Institution. The program for each week is built around a unifying theme, such as world events. Chautauqua has been visited by United States Presidents from Ulysses S. Grant to Bill Clinton, and by other prominent Americans including Booker T. Washington, Karl Menninger, Tom Ridge and, in 2006, Al Gore. Franklin D. Roosevelt's historic "I hate war" speech was delivered from the podium in the Chautauqua Amphitheater (1936). The Chautauqua movement spread throughout the United States and was highly popular until the start of the World War II. The ChautauquaLiterary and Scientific Circle (CLSC) , founded in 1878 by Bishop Vincent, is America's oldest continuously operating book club. It was founded to promote self-learning and study, particularly among those unable to attend higher institutions of learning. Extra heavy, 6#. 
Price: 58.50 USD
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19 Clary, Raymond H. The Making Of Golden Gate Park. The Early Years: 1865-1906
San Francisco, CA California Living Books 1980 0893950254 / 9780893950255 Softcover Very Good+ 
Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Oblong shaped. White spine with green and black lettering. Introduction by Alan D. Cline. Illustrated with 2 b/w maps, b/w photographs. "An intriguing history of the creation of one of the world's most beautiful parks, this book provides a lesson for all those concerned with open space in every city in America...Illustrated with the author's personal collection of rare, historical photographs". Includes an epilogue; works cited; index. ; A California Living Book Series; B&W Photographs and maps; 0.6 x 10.1 x 8.3 Inches; xiv, 192 pages; Softcover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, sunning; blacked out area on back cover, 1/4" x 3/4". 
Price: 15.25 USD
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20 Conard, Henry S. How To Know The Mosses [Spiral Bound]
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa H. E. Jaques 1944 Spiral bound Very Good 
Soft bound book has silver, spiral binding. Covers are heavy, textured brown paper with black lettering and drawings on front. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with close to 100 b/w drawings of mosses. Main sections are: Musci; Hepaticae. Part of a series; this is the 7th in the series; the other titles are listed on the copyright page. Index/Glossary at back. Conard was Professor of Botany, Grinnell College and President of the Sullivant Moss Society. ; The Pictured-Key Nature Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 166 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, light creasing to covers; small, black mark in upper corner of front. First page--the title page---has some numbers tidily written in pencil, upper right corner. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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