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21 Cope, Edward Lippincott's Magazine of Literature, Science and Education, Volume VI [Includes Cope's "On the Hypothesis of Evolution, Physical and Metaphysical")
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1870 1st Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Cloth covers show rubbing along edges and light wear over spine ends and corners; Cloth cover spine is faded, though gilt stamped lettering and decoration remains good; End leaves show a few small chips and tears; Scattered, light foxing; Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and inta 
Price: 70.00 USD
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22 Dodd, William Thoughts in Prison; In Five Parts, Viz. The Imprisonment, the Retrospect, Public Punishment, the Trial, Futurity... To Which are Added His Last Prayer, the Convict's address to His Unhappy Brethren; and Other Miscellaneous Pieces...
Chriswick Press of C. Whittingham, College House 1823 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Includes ads of books published by T. Tegg, Cheapside; Paper cover over boards; Paper spine cover is missing bottom two inches; Missing front end page; Inked name at top of half title page; Occasional light foxing, though volume remains tight and contents are clean. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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23 Ebers, G. Egypt: Descriptive, Historical, and Picturesque. 2 Volumes
London Cassell and Company, Limited Hardcover Fair 
Covers show light to moderate wear. Gilt bright on both volumes. Hinges broken and bindings slightly loose on both volumes. Volume one has page tears through center of foredge on first 10 pages. Volume 2 has a scratch to front cover through title. Back free end paper loose in volume 2 as well. Text of both volumes remains fairly clean. There are a few scattered smudges in volume 2. Overall condition of volume 1 is good other than torn pages, volume 2 is good to good+. Heavy books will require extra shipping.; Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Price: 175.00 USD
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24 Forbes, John; Tweedie, Alexander; Conolly, John; Dunglison, Robley (eds.) The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine, vol. 3
Philadelphia Blanchard and Lea 1953 Hardcover Fair 
Bound in full leather. Volume 3 of 4 ONLY. Covers show moderate to heavy wear. Title faded on spine. Block shows moisture staining at scattered foxing. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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25 Fowler, Nathaniel C., Jr. About Advertising and Printing: A Concise, Practical, and Original Manual on the Art of Local Advertising
Boston L. Barta & Co., Publishers 1889 1st Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Cloth covers show rubbing along edges and a couple of smudges and scuffs on front covers; Brown stamped lettering and ruled lines remain bright; Lower corner of blank front end page shows a fold crease; Occasional light smudges; Small chips just along lower edge of two leaves; Volume remains tight and otherwise clean, being free of markings, book plates, etc.; Fairly nice copy of this first edition of a title that appears scarce in any printing. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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26 Fox, Daniel J. Arrowheads of the Central Great Plains
Paducah, KY, U.S.A. Collector Books 2002 1574322702 / 9781574322705 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Flat signed by author on title page with 02/03 date and drawing of an arrowhead. Very slight curl on front cover. Light, scattered surface wear on covers.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 85.00 USD
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27 Gardner, Ralph D.;McKuen, Rod Writers Talk to Ralph D. Gardner
Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A. Scarecrow Pr 1989 0810821435 / 9780810821439 Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
Inscription on ffep is dated April 22,1989 and reads, "This book is for B__ and V__ P__, who have heard a lot about Edward Stratemeyer and Horatio Alger from my pl, W__ P__. With friendship and sincere best wishes- Ralph D. Gardner (Ihope you enjoy my book!)" Book shows light general wear and very light darkening of block edges.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 60.00 USD
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28 Hanson, John Wesley Jr.; Gunckel, Lillian Woodward (ed) The Delsarte Elocutionist for 1896: Containing a Practical Treatise on the Delsarte System of Physical Culture and Expression, Including Valuable Instructions and Rules for the Cultivation of the Voice and the Use of Gestures. Together with Choice Selecti
Chicago American Publishing House 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a salesman's sample. Front cover shows one binding option with a sample spine "flap" inside while rear covers shows another cover option. Edges are worn. Corners are bumped but square. Rear hinge broken and binding is a little loose. Sales log is empty except for a few notes corresponding to pages in the text with light pencil markings. Some additional light marking and foxing is visible in text. Unique piece. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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29 Higginson, A. Henry The Fox That Walked on the Water
London Collins 1939 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Stewart, F.A. 
Covers show fading at edges. Corners are slightly rounded. Numbers "354" stamped on FFEP. DJ has multiple tears, heavy chipping and is missing 1/2" at bottom of spine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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30 Johnson, Samuel The Rambler: A Periodical Paper, published in 1750, 1751, 1752 [with] The Idler
London Henry G. Bohn 1850 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Two volumes by same publisher and same date of publication, bound together in a single volume; Leather over spine and corners is rubbed and there is a partial crack to the joint of the front cover at the spine; Blue marbled paper over covers remains bright, though is rubbed a little along edges; There is a small open tear at the top of the first title page, where an inked name is partially erased; End leaves are a little darkened; Volume remains tight and is otherwise intact. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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31 Kirkland, Mrs. A Book for the Home Circle; or, Familiar Thoughts on Various Topics, Literary, Moral and Social
New York Charles Scribner 1853 1st Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Full leather covers, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration, and raised spine bands; All edges are gilded; Leather covers are rubbed, particularly at corners, spine ends, and spine bands; Scattered scuffs and scratches on covers; Decoration and lettering on covers remain bright and clear; Lightly inked inscription on blank front free end page; Title page is very slightly pulled and shows a one inch closed tear from bottom edge along binding; Volume remains tight and otherwise clean. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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32 Langdon-Davies, John Radio: The Story of the Capture and Use of Radio Waves
New York Dodd, Mead, & Co. 1935 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Flat signed by author on ffep. Book shows light soiling at edges. Spine sunned. Text slightly yellowed.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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33 Leary, Timothy Multilevel Measurement of Interpersonal Behavior
Berkeley, CA Psychological Consultation Service 1956 1st Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
Covers show edge fading and wear. Spine faded. Moisture damage along spine edge of front and back covers and at foredge of back cover. Partial cup ring on front cover. Some minor moisture damage to test block along foredge. Binding slightly loose. Text is clean and tight, all fold-outs present. Despite described faults this rare paper presents well. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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34 Marshall, Logan (ed.) Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters; a Detailed & Accurate Account of the Most Awful Marine Disaster in History, Constructed from the Real Facts as Obtained from Those on Board Who Survived
New York L. T. Myers 1912 1st Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Decorative cloth covers show moderate to heavy wear with spotting, heavy edge wear, and wear to edges of paper pastedown. Corners are bumped with boards showing. Spine ends fraying. Front hinge broken and detached from spine. FFEP missing. Text block loose. Pages show scattered staining and foxing. Still has great shelf appeal. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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35 Melendy, Mary Ries The Laws of Nature Revealed: The Science of Eugenics and Sex Life: The Regeneration of the Human Race, The Privileges and Duties of Bringing Children into the World, Elimination-Segregation-Selection, The Right to Get Married, The Law of Opposites, The Mo
W. R. Vansant 1914 2nd Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Decorated cloth covers are faded and show moderate edge wear. Corners bumped with boards showing. Front hinge broken and detached from spine, back hinge brocken but connected by webbing. FFEP and frontis missing. Old price penned on title page. Block shows very light foxing. Binding could be repaired to make a presentable Good+ copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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36 Milton, John Paradise Lost
new York, London and Paris Cassell and Company, Limited Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gustave Dore 
Covers show moderate general wear. Spine ends tearing. Hinges broken, binding tight. First pages to title page loose but laid in. Text yellowed at edges with a few scattered smudges. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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37 Nash, Simeon Crime and the Family
Cincinnati Robert Clarke & Co 1876 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book has a slight bow. Corners rounded. Light surface wear to covers. Former owner's name penciled in front. Text has light scattered foxing but appears unread. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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38 Nason, Edith H. Introduction to Experimental Cookery
New York McGraw-Hill 1939 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition second impression. Spine ends slightly curled. Block edges show light toning. Binding tight. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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39 Peattie, Donald Culross An Almanac for Moderns
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1935 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Inscription on FFEP reads, "To Mr. C___ H___ with the compliments of Donald Culross Peattie" Volume shows several very small spots on spine and a little very light smudging on cloth near foot of spine; Volume is tight and otherwise very clean and intact. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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40 Prescott, Thomas H. The Volume of the World: Embracing the Geography, History and Statistics of the Nations of the Earth
Columbus J. & H. Miller 1851 Hardcover Poor 
Bound in full pattern leather. Covers worn, heavily at edges. Corners square. Spine gilt faded. Hinges broken, block separated from covers but complete. Moderate to heavy scattered foxing throughout text. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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