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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Dog Books, Non-Fiction at Browsers Uncommon Books

Dog Books, Non-Fiction at Browsers Uncommon Books
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 Title: Mush: A Beginner's Manual of Sled Dog Training
Author: Bella Levorsen (Editor), Bella Levorsen
Binding: Hardcover, no dustjacket, pictorial cover. 249 pages.
ISBN: 9780914124064
Publisher: Arner Publications
Published Date: 1976

Bottom corners bumped.

Title Herding Dogs: Progressive Training
Author Vergil S. Holland
Contributor Wait Jagger
Edition illustrated
Publisher Wiley, 1994
ISBN  0876056443
Length 256 pages
Key words
Dogs, Herding, Work dogs, Breeds

This copy sold.

Friday, December 14, 2012

L. Frank Baum books at Browsers Uncommon Books

L. Frank Baum books at Browsers Uncommon Books

The Tin Woodman of Oz by L. Frank Baum, 1918. Some pages taped. Some pages loose. Binding loose and open.

Baum, L. Frank. The Daring Twins; a Story for Young Folk,. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1911. Print. Illustrated by Pauline M. Batchelder. All four plates are present.
Hardcover. No dustjacket. Pictorial cover. 317 pages plus ads. Ex-Library with due date slip and library stamps inside. No external library markings, Corners worn. Front cover is full pictorial with 4 colors. dark blue, gray, cream, and black. Hinges sound.

Costume books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Costume books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Hope, Thomas. Costumes of the Greeks and Romans. New York: Dover Publications, 1962. Print.
Paperback. Nice, clean copy.


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Field Guides at Browsers Uncommon Books

Field Guides at Browsers Uncommon Books

Title: Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
Author: Amy Stewart, Briony Morrow-Cribbs (Illustrator), Briony Morrow-Cribbs, Jonathon Rosen
Binding: Hardcover, no dustjacket, pictorial cover.
ISBN: 9781565126831
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Published Date: 2009
Corners bumped.


 Native plants of commercial importance: The nomadic life of the professional forager (Paperback)
by Richard Alan Miller (Author)
Paperback, 343 pages.
Index, Chemistry Index, Bibliography, and Appendix of Regional Buyers
Oak, Inc., Grants Pass, 1988

Cover has some edge wear, creasing and scuffing.
Text is unmarked. Binding is solid and sound. This is a scarce book.

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Tilford, Gregory L., and Michael Moore. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West. Missoula, MT: Mountain Pub., 1997. Print.
Paperback. 239 pages. All color photo illustrations. Forward by Michael Moore. A tight, clean copy. This copy sold.

Owen Wister books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Owen Wister books at Browsers Uncommon Books


A Straight Deal; Or, The Ancient Grudge
by Owen Wister. Publisher    Macmillan,  New York 1922 printing. Length    287 pages Hardcover, no dustjacket. Paste-down text labels front and spine.
Spine faded. Some spotting to covers and closed edges of page block. Owner's names on free front endpaper.

Available by mail order from Browsers Uncommon Books
 
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Wister, Owen. Members of the Family,. New York: Macmillan, 1911. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Decorated in red, black and gold. 317 pages plus ads.

Illustrated by H. T. Dunn. All twelve plates are present.
Available by mail order from Browser Uncommon Books 

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Jim Kjelgaard books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Jim Kjelgaard books at Browsers Uncommon Books


Kjelgaard, Jim. Fire-hunter. New York: Scholastic, 1962. Print.
Scholastic paperback reprint. 218 pages. Poor condition. Bottom edges of spine cracked. Corners worn, split. Page corners creased. Owner's name on title page. A few pages have small tears in the margins. This copy is available by mail order from Browsers Uncommon Books.

Crystal books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Crystal Books at Browsers Uncommon Books

 Peschek-Böhmer, Flora, and Gisela Schreiber. Healing Crystals and Gemstones: From Amethyst to Zircon. Old Saybrook, CT: Konecky & Konecky, 2003. Print.
A tight, clean hardcover copy. No dustjacket. "Listings for 140 different stones including their place of origin, degree of hardness, chemical composition, crystallization, as well as the forms in which they are most commonly available." Beautiful color illustrations.  ========================

Title: Crystal Enlightenment:  The Transforming Properties of Crystals and Healing Stones, Volume 1
Author: Katrina Raphaell
Binding: Paperback, 172 pages.
ISBN: 9780943358272
Publisher: Aurora Press
Published Date: 1985

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 Title: Crystal, Gem & Metal Magic
Author: Scott Cunningham
Binding: Paperback, 221 pages plus ads.Indexed.
ISBN: 9780875421261
Publisher: Llewellyn
Published Date: 1988


Title: Crystal Power, Crystal Healing: The Complete Handbook
Author: Michael Gienger
Binding: Paperback, 416 pages. Indexed.
ISBN: 9780713726770
Publisher: Cassell, Beautifully  Illustrated
Published Date: 2002
Heavy wear, bumping and creasing of corners of pages and cover.
Text is unmarked, no highlighting, underlining, notes or names.

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Gem Elixirs and Vibrational Healing
Volume 1 of Gem Elixirs & Vibrational Healing by Gurudas, Kevin Ryerson

Publisher Cassandra Press, 1985
ISBN0961587504  296 pages
Key words:
Body, Mind & Spirit
Healing, Channeling, Meduimship
 This copy has a damaged, taped cover with stains on the spine.

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Raphaell, Katrina. Crystal Healing: Applying the Therapeutic Properties of Crystals and Stones. New York, NY: Aurora, 1987. Print.
Paperback. Edge and corner wear. 220 pages.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

The Twenty-One Balloons at Browsers Uncommon Books

The Twenty-One Balloons at Browsers Uncommon Books

Pène, Du Bois, William. The Twenty-one Balloons. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Puffin, 1986. Print.
Paperback. John Newbery award winner. 181 pages.



Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Children's Books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Children's Books at Browsers Uncommon Books. We have  hundreds of children's books not listed. 

 My Learn to Sew Book by Janet Barber


We have many more children's books.
 My Book of Bugs by Valerie Davies
 Carr, William George. One World in the Making; the United Nations,. Boston: Ginn and, 1946. Print.
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Textbook. 100 pages. Approximately 11.5 by 8.5 oblong..School stamp on front endpaper. A tight clean copy

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 Title: CADDIE WOODLAWN
Author: Carol Ryrie Brink
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9789575354176
Publisher: Macmillan & Co.
Published Date: 1959
Pages: 270
12 lovely black and white illustrations by Kate Seredy
Lacks dustjacket. Small soil spot on back board.Binding sound.     Text unmarked.                                ==========================

 Title: Teresa- Ten Feet Tall in Idaho
Author: Florence Boutwell
Binding: Hardcover, no dustjacket. Glossy pictorial cover.
ISBN: 9780870623202
Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Co., Millwood Publishing
Published Date: 2002 First Edition stated.
207 pages.
A tight, sound, clean copy.
Signed on pre-title page by author.

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Title: Once There Was and Was Not, Tales and Rhymes from Majorca
Author: George Ezra Dane and Beatrice J. Dane
Binding: Hardcover, with dustjacket
ISBN: NOISBN
Publisher: Junior Books, Doubleday, Dorn & Co.
Published Date: 1931, First Edition
Inscribed, signed and dated by both authors
to Jo Henderson, December, 1930:
"This gift copy is for Jo Henderson who made many helpful
suggestions and encouraged the struggling authors,
George Ezra Dane and Beatrice J. Dane, December, 1930"
Dustjacket has several tears, but no large chips missing.
Dustjacket flaps and facing endpapers have a discoloration.




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 McGuffey's Readers

 The Missing Formula (Madge Sterling #2)
by Ann Wirt (who is also Mildred A. Wirt, and was the
author of many Nancy Drew titles under the name Carolyn Keene)
hard cover, 126 pages
Published 1932 by Goldsmith Publishing Company, Chicago
edition language: English
series
Madge Sterling #2
characters:
Madge Sterling
Hardcover with dustjacket. Dustjacket has tears, creases,
chips,
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Milne, A. A., and Ernest H. Shepard. When We Were Very Young. New York: Dutton, 1961. Print.
ISBN 0525425802 Hardcover with dustjacket. Dustjacket has rubbing and chips. Cloth cover is bright and clean. 102 pages.



Erickson: Hank the Cowdog

Baum, L. Frank. The Daring Twins; a Story for Young Folk,. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1911. Print.
Hardcover. No dustjacket. Pictorial cover. 317 pages plus ads. Ex-Library with due date slip and library stamps inside. No external library markings, Corners worn. Front cover is full pictorial with 4 colors. dark blue, gray, cream, and black. Hinges sound.




Nesbit, E., and Reginald B. Birch. The Wouldbegoods. New York: Harper, 1901. Print.
Hardcover. No dustjacket. Pictorial cover. September, 1901. Same date title page and copyright page. Corners and spine ends worn. Some slant to spine. Owner's name and date in pencil on free front endpaper. All sixteen illustration plates by Reginald B. Birch are present. The narrow cover pictorial is 5 colors light and dark green, red, black, and white. The lettering is Gold with Black outline on the front and gold only on the spine. and only a little worn.


 
 Knight, Eric, and Cyrus L. Baldridge. Eric Knight. Lassie Come Home. Chicago: Peoples Book Club, 1940. Print.
Cloth hardcover with dustjacket. Peoples Book Club Edition reprint. Dustjacket has some edge wear, small tears. Owner's name on free front endpaper. Multiple illustrations, including endpapers by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. A nice, tight, clean copy.
 Milne, A. A., and Ernest H. Shepard. The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh. New York: Dutton Children's, 1996. Print.
Hardcover with dustjacket. 557 pages. ISBN: 0525457240



 Creech, Sharon. Walk Two Moons. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. Print.
Hardcover with dustjacket. Newbery Medal. 3rd printing.

 Seredy, Kate. The Open Gate. New York: Viking, 1950. Print.
Third printing. 1950. Poor condition. Hinges cracked, loose inside and out. Water damage at top margin throughout.. Owner's name on front endpaper. Water stains and fading on cloth cover. This is only a reading copy or place holder. Text and and Seredy's wonderful illustrations appear to be complete. No dustjacket.




Keene, Carolyn. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell. First ed. N.p.: Grosset & Dunlap, n.d. Print.
Orange silhouette endpapers. Title is last on the list on dustjacket. War time paper browned.


 Keene, Carolyn. Nabcy Drew Mystery Stories: The Secret in the Old Attic. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1944. Print.
Hardcover with dustjacket. This copy sold.


Ende, Michael, Ralph Manheim, and Roswitha Quadflieg. The Neverending Story. New York: Penguin, 1984. Print.
Paperback Reprint

 Cameron, Eleanor, and Robert Henneberger. The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet. New York: Scholastic, 1973. Print.
Paperback. Marginal damp stain in upper right corner of last 63 pages. Creasing, edge wear, light soil.


Blaine, John. Sea Gold,. New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947. Print.
Later printing.


Stacks of MAD............
 Magic Tree House books. These go fast. First come first served....
 David Macauley: Mill, Castle, Building Big, Underground, the Way Things Work.





The Good Master by Kate Seredy. Hardcover, with dustjacket. Ex-Library Multiple ex-library markings.
 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, hardcover with dustjacket.

This copy sold
Title   The Automobile Boys Of Lakeport Or A Run For Fun And Fame
Binding   Hardcover.
Book Condition   Good
Jacket Condition   No dustjacket
Size   12mo
Publisher   Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company 1910
Seller ID   2012May190001
The Automobile Boys Of Lakeport Or A Run For Fun And Fame 1910 Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company / Norwood Press / Berwick & Smith Company; Red cloth Hardcover Good with no dust jacket. ; Lakeport Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 315 pages plus 10 pages of ads for Stratemeyer's other titles. Corners bumped and worn. Some light stains on cover. Hinges are tight and sound. Page 259/260 has stain at bottom edge.





Elmer Buys a Circus by Paul T. Gilbert, Grosset and Dunlap, 1941

Mother West Wind "How" Stories, hardcover, no dustjacket, pictorial cover, ex-library This copy sold.

Trixie Belden by Julie Campbell. We currently have four titles and  eight copies in stock, six paperback and two hardback. Most of these have sold.

What The Seven Did by Margaret Sidney, 1882. By the author of the Five Little Peppers.   Free front endpaper removed, leaving front hinge weakened. Owner's blind-stamp on title page. Library notations on title and copyright page. Rear hinge starting to separate.
 Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa M. Alcott, 1923 edition. This copy sold.



While The Clock Ticked, The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon, hardcover with dustjacket. Dustjacket poor with large tears and chips. 1932 probable first edition with this title being last of a list of eleven titles on reverse of title page and inner front dustjacket flap. This one has a brown cloth boards.  Orange pictorial endpapers. This copy sold.



Todd's Snow Patrol by Marion Renick 18March2012


The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West This copy sold.











Naughty Bunny by Richard Scarry, A Little Golden Book, "A". This item sold.