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181 Poe, Edgar Allan Tales by Edgar Allan Poe : Limited Edition in Slipcase, 1964
Cass, W. V. : West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company; 1964 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
148 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Hardcover, black bonded morocco leather over spine, black cloth over boards, spine lettering in gold-leaf, " Poe " embossed on front in large letters, green illustrated endpapers, 16 + 44 + 32 + 24 + 30 + 4 pages, 148 total pages, 44 b/w and monochrome illustrations reproduced from old engravings. ; Limited edition stated. Very classy promotional item for paper manufacturing company. Each story is on a different kind of paper. Book designed by Bradbury Thompson. Foreword by Jean Bradnick. Contents: 1) Gold bug. 2) Purloined letter. 3) Balloon hoax. 4) Black cat. ; No defetcts to book. No jacket, as issued. Slipcase, clad in pale gray mottled paper illustrated with lovely old engravings of bats in green ink, shows a touch of sunning. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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182 Portis, Charles >> True Grit : (1st Paperback Edition, 1969)
N. Y. : Signet/New American Library; 1969 1127417983 / 9781127417988 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 
190 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, textured covers, all edges inked yellow. Published prior to release of film, but has 4 b/w and 1 color photo from film on inside covers and rear cover, with front cover a painting in style of Grant Wood showing young lady in rustic dress with horse and rifle. ; Signet Q3761. Copyright 1968. This is 1st paperback edition, February, 1969. Photos feature John Wayne and Kim Darby. ; A touch of sunning only. Appears unread. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Signet Q Series; Vol. 3761 
Price: 22.00 USD
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183 Pullman, Tracy M. >> Liberalism is Still the Answer : (Signed)
Detroit: Church of Our Father, Unitarian Universalist; 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
68 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Dark red cloth, gold lettering, 68 unnumbered pages, about 60 'sermon digests' each about one page in length. Front endpaper inscribed 'Faithfully' and SIGNED by the Rev. Tracy Pullman in fountain pen. ; Tracy Pullman was a longtime radio preacher in Detroit. This book was written while he was pastor of Church of Our Father, Unitarian Universalist of Detroit. Chapter headings include: What it means to be a liberal today. The God of liberal worship. The challenge of religion to do our own thinking. A religion greater than Christianity. Ten commandments for our times. Earth could be fair. Will there be any churches in the future? Founders of liberal religion. More. ; Light wear to exterior. Title neatly painted on spine. Library marks, pockets and stamps from First Unitarian Universalist Church library on both endpapers. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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184 Rabbin Schenkel >> Ye Little Olde Picture Album
N. Y. : Rabbin-Schenkel; 1943 Softcover Near Fine 
32 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover. White wire spiral binding, brown covers, 32 pages printed one side only, with humorous b/w cartoons, but the faces missing, and small die-cut holes where the faces should be. ; Instruction sheet laid in, as issued, states: 'Mount your own appropriate snapshot directly behind cut-out opening in comic illustration. That is all.' This is an actual book from 1943, not a flimsy overpriced reprint. ; Book shows only a touch of sunning to edges. Otherwise appears unused. Scarce. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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185 Reed, Myrtle >> At the Sign of the Jack O ' Lantern
N. Y. : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
353 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, pale gray cloth decorated in white and gilt, top edge gilt, 353 pages. Text in black with page headers in red throughout. ; Same date (1905) on copyright page and title page. ; A haunted house is filled with a mass of wacky relatives bickering over the inheritance left by a mysterious old man. ; Light shelfwear. Owner name twice and date (1905) penned on front endpaper. No other defects. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows green cloth; ours looks same except ours is pale gray cloth) 
Price: 24.00 USD
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186 Riley, James Whitcomb >> Old Sweetheart of Mine, An
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company; 1902 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy 
96 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, gray-green cloth decorated in pink and green, gilt lettering, eliptical paste-down on front with illustration of the author's sweetheart, 96 unnumbered glossy pages on heavy stock, pink decorations throughout, 19 full-page monochrome illustrations. ; Copyright 1888. This edition 1902. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. Decorations by Virginia Keep. One of Riley's best-loved poems, arranged here in a lavish gift-book style presentation. ; Book shows a touch of wear to heel and crown, and a very small pale area of discoloration to fore-edge. Paste-down has a small chip to lower edge. Gilt is bright and shiny. Book is incredibly clean and tight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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187 Robinson, Lavinia T. >> Proccedings of the 77th Annual Session, I. B. P. O. E. : Grand Temple, Daughters of Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World
N. Y. : Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks; 1979 Softcover Very Good+ 
201 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover, 201 pages, lists of national and local officers, rituals, reports, etc, 23 b/w portraits of officers. ; The Elks (BPOE) were founded as a whites-only masonic-style club in 1868. The Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, made up of African American men, was organized in 1897. Its ladies auxiliary was founded in 1902. This is a record of the 77th annual convention of the ladies auxiliary of the Improved Elks. ; Covers show only minor edgewear. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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188 Robinson, William J. >> Fewer and Better Babies, Or, the Limitation of Offspring by the Prevention of Conception : The Enormous Benefits of the Practice to the Individual, Society and the Race, Pointed out and all Objections Answered
N. Y. : Race Betterment League; 1916 Ninth Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
255 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 247 + 8 pages, footnotes, a few lists and tables. Appendix of brief articles by other writers including Clara Gruening Stillman, James Ferdinand Morton Jr, Dr. Leo Jacobi, Edwin C. Walker. ; An early book arguing in favor of eugenics, or the betterment of human life by careful breeding and other techniques, some racist. Written by MD expert in sexual diseases. ; 9th edition, 1916, stated. Introduction by A. Jacobi, ex-president, American Medical Association. Topics include: The spectre of too many children. Race suicide. Benefits of prevention of conception. Laws against imparting information on prevention of conception. Arguments against eugenics dispelled. Much more. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no dings, no major defects. Heel of book states The Critic & Guide Co, author's own company. Title page has Race Betterment League pasted over original publisher name, as issued. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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189 Rosewig, Albert H. >> Concentus Sacri, a Collection of Catholic Music : Containing a Mass, a Set of Vespers, and an Unequalled Variety of Offertoriums, Litanies, Canticles, Tantum Ergos, and Hymns for all the Feasts and Seasons of the Year
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company 1907 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
182 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over spine, tan boards, stylized illustration of Virgin Mary on front, 80 pieces of music, most arranged for 2 to 4 voices, all with full piano in standard notation. Lyrics in Latin throughout. Many familiar and traditional pieces, some pieces with music composed by Albert H. RoSewig himself. ; Originally published 1877. This edition 1907. Foreword by James Frederic. Compiled by the famed musical director of St. Charles Borromeo Church, Philadelphia. Complete subtitle: 'Containing a Mass, a Set of Vespers, and an Unequalled Variety of Offertoriums, Litanies, Canticles, Tantum Ergos, and Hymns for all the Feasts and Seasons of the Year.' ; Covers show light to moderate wear. No major defects. Interior is clean, no marks. Binding tight. (A m a z o n buy ers please note: Our unit resembles their image but is in much better condition) 
Price: 17.00 USD
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190 Ross, T. A. >> Lectures on War Neuroses
London: Edward Arnold & Company; 1943 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
116 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small hardcover, red boards, gilt lettering, 116 pages, index, appendix. ; Copyright 1941. This is 3rd printing, 1943. Written by T. A. Ross, MD, FRCP. Topics include: Acute war neurosis. Chronic war neurosis. Phobias. Treatment of patients. More. ; Light edgewear. No marks but small amount of foxing here and there. Gilt lettering somewhat dull but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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191 Runkle, Bertha >> Helmet of Navarre, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1901)
N. Y. : Century Company; 1901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Andre Castaigne 
470 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, beautiful gilt lettering and silver decor on front and spine, old arms of France embossed on rear, 12 b/w illustrations on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Copyright page 1900, 1901. Title page 1901. NAP. ; Historical novel of action and intrugue with plenty of swordplay and French nobles. First published in parts in Century Magazine. This appears to be first edition thus. ; Book shows only light shelfwear. No marks. Gilt and silver all bright and sharp. Binding tight. A truly beautiful book. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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192 Saker, Nancy >> Redford High School Senior Annual, January 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
52 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have graded this item Poor. Main defect: fore-edge of front cover has a chip about an inch square, due to thumbing, so title reads REDF RD. Several leaves creased at tips. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil throughout. Front cover faded, rear cover lightly rubbed. Cover split at heel otherwise binding of three staples intact. Quite scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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193 Sale-Barker, Lucy >> Little Wide Awake 1883 : With 130 Coloured Pictures, a Coloured Annual for Children
London: George Routledge & Sons; 1883 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards 
188 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth over spine, dark gray illustrated boards, 130 beautiful chromolithographs, most full-page, including at least four with African American characters. ; Short short stories for young children, each with at least one illustration. Illustrations by Mary Ellen Edwards, Miriam Kerns, F. A. Fraser, F. Barroud, Gordon Browne, Charlotte Weekes, L. Hopkins, A. C. Corbould. ; Gift note in ornate hand in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1883. No missing pages. A few pages have small closed tears to margins, none affecting any text or illustrations. The only serious defect, six plates have small mars affecting some of the color, none affecting any character's faces or important details. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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194 Sales, Murray W. >> Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 : Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)
Detroit: Sales & Broad Company; 1901 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
52 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small catalog, dark red cloth over flexible covers, white lettering, bound with three brass tacks, as issued, 52 pages numbered according to no scheme we can determine; porcelain lavatory fixtures: 7 bathtubs, 21 toilets, 22 sinks shown in b/w engravings on glossy pages, with specs and pric es. ; Items are all apparently under the brand name Selas (that's Sales backward) with a porcelain finish called Flintoware, and with several fixtures having their own style names including Publico, Perfecto, Thetis, Iris, Orestes, Juno, Altuna, many more. ; No date but we estimate 1901, being the year in which the company was first organized under the name Sales & Broad (Murray W. Sales and Fred A. Broad). ; Both covers lightly spotted. Upper corners of pages slightly discolored. No other marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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195 Sawyer, Thomas Jefferson, and Philo Price >> Christian Messenger, the : Devoted to the Doctrine of Universal Benevolence, the Defense of Liberal Principles Generally in Religion, and Miscellaneous Readings of Chaste and Moral Tendency
N. Y. : Philo Price; 1831 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
412 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; This is a bound volume containing 52 weekly issues or one full year. Hardcover, brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards, [iv] + 412 pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, index, main text in 3 columns. ; Includes October 1831 to October 1832. Universalist doctrine, theology, denominational news, convention news, Bible interpretation, weddings, obituaries, original poetry, more. Yes, this is an actual publication from 1831. ; Worn but intact. Gilt spine lettering rubbed but readable. Foxing throughout. A few stray ink marks here and there, all quite old. Everything readable. Rear free endpaper (unprinted) torn. Binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: small card noting full names of several contributors whose names are only given by initials in text. ; Christian Messenger Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 120.00 USD
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196 Schwartz-Clauss, Mathias >> Anticorpos, os Trabalhos de Fernando e Humberto Campana 1989-2009 : (Signed) Antibodies, the Works of Fernando and Humberto Cambana 1989-2009
Brasilia, Brazil: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil; 2011 0998948659 / 9780998948652 Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Campanas Brothers 
128 pages; Folio (13") 33 cm; Parallel text throughout in PORTUGUESE and ENGLISH. Very tall softcover, 128 pages, footnotes, over 250 photos in full color. Title page dated 25-11-2013 and SIGNED by both artists, Humberto and Fernando. ; 'The Campana Brothers use a variety of found or recycled materials in jumble or interlace such as cotton, plastic, copper and corrugated cardboard; with unparalleled and sophisticated technique they transform ordinary furniture designs into works of art.' Main text by Mathias Schwartz-Clauss. Essays by Massimo Morozzi, Maria Helena Estrada, Adelia Borges. Preface by Mateo Kries. Book and exhibit co-sponsored by Vitra Design Museum and Ministerio da Cultura Brasil. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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197 Scott, Barbara >> Chants in Praise of the Lady
Mountain View, Calif: Barbara Scott; 1992 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
84 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, [iv] + 80 pages, discography, index, 55 chants and short songs in honor of the goddess, the elements, the moon, other Pagan themes, with lyrics and tunes in standard notation. ; Songs by Z. Budapest, Ian Corrigan, Judy Fjell, Barbara Scott, Starhawk, Lisa Thiel, others. ; Holed-punched as issued. A few songs have penciled corrections. Author address penned on title page. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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198 Seaver, J. Montgomery >> Allen Family Records : And the Allen Genealogy
Philadelphia: American Historical Genealogical Society; 1928 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
86 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Gray softcover, fold-and-staple binding, coat of arms in red on front, 86 pages, bibliography, lyrics to Battle Hymn of the Allens, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. ; History and genealogy of Allen, Alleine, Alleyne, Allin, Alland (etc) family of British and Irish heritage going back 400 years. ; Lower front tip bumped. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Owner has penciled a few checkmarks in margins here and there. No other marks. Binding intact. Quite rare in any condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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199 Shakespeare, William >> Art of Singing, The, Part 3 : Based on the Principles of the Old Italian Singing Masters, and Dealing with Breath Control and Production of the Voice, Together with Exercises
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
62 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Part 3 only (of 3 parts). Tall hardcover, black cloth over spine, pale gray boards, 62 pages numbered 140 to 201, dozens of vocal exercises, two complete arias with tunes, lyrics in Italian and English, and full piano. ; Topics include: Hints on phrasing. Vocalization. Consonants. Vowels. Dipthongs. Rhythms. Scales. More. ; Covers sunned and lightly edgeworn. Old owner name label on front. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Art of Singing Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 10.00 USD
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200 Sharpe, Philip B. >> Complete Guide to Handloading, 3e : A Treastise on Handloading for Pleasure, Economy and Utility (3rd Edition, with Supplement, 1952)
N. Y. : Funk & Wagnalls; 1952 Third Edition; Tenth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
721 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gray textured boards, silver lettering, [xiv] + 465 + [viii] + 232 pages, 2 indexes, main text in 2 columns, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 1937. This is 3rd edition, 10th printing, 1952. Title page states: Third edition, completely revised and enlarged with entirely new supplement. ; Topics include: Equipment. Types of cartridge case. Case preparation. Alteration. Primers. Casting bullets. Types of powder. Manufacture of powder. Handling powder. Reduced loads. Fouling. Muzzle loading rifles. Much more. ; Owner name and 1953 penned on front endpaper. Otherwise book shows only a touch of wear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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