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Burlington Route: Come Up to Colorado, 1928
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Burlington Route: Come Up to Colorado, 1928
n.p. Intermountain Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1982 Reprint 
7.75"x9" Printed wraps. (44)pp with covers. Includes timetables, route stations, equipment, information on escorted tours, map of routes, branch lines, steamship service, fares, and a list of travel and information bureaus. Paper yellowing else Very Good. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate Ninety-First Congress First Session on Nomination of Warren E. Burger, of Virginia, to be Chief Justice of the United States, Tuesday, June 3, 1969
Washington U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969 
8vo Printed wraps (softcover) sunned, particularly along spine, else Very Good. 116pp. Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Park System of Kansas City Showing a Portion of Its Many Pretty Views
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Park System of Kansas City Showing a Portion of Its Many Pretty Views

Souvenir issued by the Board of Park Commissioners, 1908. 7-1/4"x5" Stiff brown paper wraps titled in gilt, tied with cord. 20pp printed on coated stock. Many views of the parks, including: A Ball Game on the Parade Twenty-one Acres; View on the Paseo Between Tenth and Eleventh Streets; Play Ground in Holmes Square; Driveway in Penn Valley Park; Wilderness in Roanoke Park One Square from Fine Residence Section; Flower Garden and Golf Course, Swope Park; Canyon in North Terrace Park; etc. "The park and boulevard system now comprises: 2,100 acres of parks; 28.32 miles of boulevards; 25.63 miles of park drives." Near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The 1960 American Voter, Presidential Election Edition
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The 1960 American Voter, Presidential Election Edition

8vo Printed wraps. 31pp illustrated with photographs and drawings printed in red and blue, plus a map showing electoral votes and other elections for each state. Presidential candidates were John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. Includes many interesting facts about U.S. government and the electoral process. A little darkening along spine else Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Crown Jewels: Twelve Colour Slides With Descriptions
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The Crown Jewels: Twelve Colour Slides With Descriptions
England Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966 
4.75"x7" Pictorial folder containing twelve 32mm color slides in a clear plastic case with folded sheet describing the British crown jewels. Slides are stamped "Ministry of Public Building & Works." Included are: St. Edward's Crown, Imperial State Crown, State Crown of Queen Mary, Coronation Rings, Swords of State, The Prince of Wale's Crown, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's Crown, Queen Victoria's Small Crown, etc. Very Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments
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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments
London: G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1850 
Translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches. Pearl 24mo. (3-1/4"x5-1/4") Ornately embossed thin brown boards decorated with colors, all edges gilt, metal clasp engraved with initials (E and perhaps P). A little rubbing and wear along edges and corners, small spot to upper edge of about the first dozen leaves, light foxing, else Very Good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Journal of the American Dental Association, Vol. XIX, No. 3
Chicago American Dental Association, March 1932 
6.5"x9.5" Printed wraps, pp 361-540 + 42pp of adverts. Many interesting illustrations. Articles include: Nitrous Oxid Anesthesia, Full Denture Construction, Immediate Full Restorations, Enamel Tufts and Caries and Wrought Gold Alloys. Editorials on Glycerin in Tooth Pastes and Accepted Dental Remedies. Chipping to spine head else Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Journal of the American Dental Association, Vol. XIX, No. 5
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The Journal of the American Dental Association, Vol. XIX, No. 5
Chicago American Dental Association, May 1932 
6.5"x9.5" Printed wraps, pp 719-900 + 40pp of adverts. Many interesting illustrations. Articles include: Morphology of Root Canals, Pulp Abcesses and Root Resection, Drugs in Root Canal Treatment, Hypertrophic Gingivitis, and Early Study of Third Molars. Article by the Council on Dental Therapeutics on Dental Significance of Flourid and a report from the A. D. A. Bureau of Chemistry entitled Dr. McArthur's Dental Massage and Ora Hygiene. Light shelf wear, minor creasing to lower cover else Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Westerners Brand Book, Number 13, Los Angeles Corral
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The Westerners Brand Book, Number 13, Los Angeles Corral
The Los Angeles Westerners (1969) 
4to Gilt decorated oatmeal cloth. 214pp. Illustrated. Includes: The Dodge City Buffalo Hunters by Earle R. Forrest, General Ely S. Parker by Iron Eyes Cody, Geronimo's Mysterious Surrender by Dan L. Thrapp, and other articles on the Old West. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slightly darkened). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Treasures of Use and Beauty: An Epitome of the Choicest Gems of Wisdom, History, Reference and Recreation, Two Volumes in One, A Corps of Special Authors
10 A Corps of Special Authors
Treasures of Use and Beauty: An Epitome of the Choicest Gems of Wisdom, History, Reference and Recreation, Two Volumes in One
Detroit: F. B. Dickerson, 1883 First Edition 
8vo Burgundy cloth decorated in black and gilt, bevelled edges. 507pp. Illustrated. An ambitious work which tried to fulfill many varied needs for information. Topics range from the officers of the national government and their salaries, the republic and its founders, and peculiar cases in presidential elections to the science of letter writing, making the home attractive, care of canaries, china painting, window gardening, and decalcomanie (decorating with transfers). Some edge, corner, and spine end wear; light staining to cloth. Overall a Good copy, clean and tight. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country, Adams, Andy / Wilson M. Hudson, edited by
11 Adams, Andy / Wilson M. Hudson, edited by
Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Austin: University of Texas Press (1956) Thurgood, Malcolm 
8vo Trade paperback. xxxi, 296pp illustrated with pen and ink sketches. 51 tales (a few previously unpublished) of trail and camp by the master chronicler of the range. Spine sunned with tiny tear to spine head, minor shelf wear. Clean and tight. Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Nothin' But Blues, Volume 2, Jazz and Rock, Aebersold, Jamey
12 Aebersold, Jamey
Nothin' But Blues, Volume 2, Jazz and Rock
New Albany: Jamey Aebersold Jazz, c. 1981 2nd Revised Edition 
8.5"x11" Illustrated wraps. 40pp plus CD. Includes preparatory exercises, typical blues licks, blues scales, bass line construction, piano voicings, progressions, and so on. A new approach to jazz improvization. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Pioneering in Territorial Silver City: H. B. Ailman's Recollections of Silver City and the Southwest, 1871-1892, Ailman, H. B. / Lundwall, Helen J., edited and annotated by
13 Ailman, H. B. / Lundwall, Helen J., edited and annotated by
Pioneering in Territorial Silver City: H. B. Ailman's Recollections of Silver City and the Southwest, 1871-1892
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press (1983) Stated First Edition 
Octavo. Illustrated wraps. xvi, 194pp with black & white illustrations from drawings and historical photographs. Ailman went west in the late 1860s. Not only did he strike it rich, but he also left an invaluable firsthand account of his trek west and of his life of a miner, merchant and banker in southwestern New Mexico. His wife's trail diary is included. A few dog-eared leaves, small scuff to upper edge of lower cover, light creasing to spine. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Alexander, Adele Logan
Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia, 1789-1879 (Signed)
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1991 Third Printing 
8vo Pink cloth. xiii, 268pp with illustrations from period photographs. Genealogical charts, notes, bibliographical references, index. The author focuses on the women of her own family as representative of this subcaste of the African-American community. Signed and inscribed to the title page by the author. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Play It Again, Sam, Allen, Woody
15 Allen, Woody
Play It Again, Sam
New York: Random House (1969) First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. Illustrated with photographic frontis and two additional images from the play. The author's second book. First theatrical performance at the Broadhurst Theater in New York City on February 12, 1969. Made into a highly successful film in 1972, with Woody, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts and Jerry Lacy recreating their stage roles. Paper browning, as usual. Linda's lines underlined in pencil for six pages in Act Two, with several descriptive words penciled in margins, as actors do when auditioning. Very Good in Near Very Good dustjacket, slightly darkened with several edge tears, including a half-inch tear and tiny spot to lower panel, small tear and crease to upper panel, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Anderson, Martin, compiled by
Stanford and Hoover and Academic Freedom: A Collection of Published Reports on the Relationship Between Stanford University and The Hoover Institution
1985 
6"x9" Printed wraps. 160pp. Contains: The Hoover Fellows Report, The Dornbusch Report, The Ward Report, The Campbell Report, and The Contractual Agreements. Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Easy to Build Model Railroad Structures, Anderson, Willard V., edited by
17 Anderson, Willard V., edited by
Easy to Build Model Railroad Structures
Milwaukee: Kalmbach Books, 1958 Seventh Printing, 1976 
8-1/4x11-1/4" Illustrated wraps. 96pp with numerous illustrations from drawings and photographs. A collection of construction articles from past issues of the old "Model Trains." Upper wrap clipped at corner else Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Handbook of Costume, Arnold, Janet
18 Arnold, Janet
A Handbook of Costume
New York: S. G. Phillips (1980) First US Edition 
8vo Wraps. 336pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and the author's drawings. "...covers the primary sources of costume study, including paintings, illuminations, sculpture, book illustration, film and fashion plates; literary sources; the identification and dating of costume; the conservation and care of costume; costume for the stage; costume study for children, with particular emphasis on museums and libraries." Includes a unique costume bibliography. Edges rubbed, spine creased, a few separations between signatures. Good+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Barrett, Ellen C.
Baja California II, 1535-1964: A bibliography of Historical, Geographical and Scientific Literature relating to the Peninsula of Baja California and to the Adjacent Islands in the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, Including a Chronological Index to Books I and II
Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1967 
Quarto. Blue buckram. xvii, 250pp including chronological and subject indices. A listing of almost 2000 additional items. One of 550 copies. Deaccessioned from a reference library, with sticker to lower spine, library stamp and penciled call numbers to dedication page. A crisp, clean copy in all other respects. Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and other odd acquaintances (signed), Beagle, Peter S.
20 Beagle, Peter S.
The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and other odd acquaintances (signed)
San Francisco: Tachyon Publications (1997) First Edition 
8vo Trade paperback. 193pp. A compilation of eight stories and four essays. Presentation copy dated 9 May 1998 and inscribed by the author to Max Rosenberg, "the only (underlined) producer I ever loved... Peter". Rosenberg was the producer of such cult horror classics as Tales From the Crypt and The House That Dripped Blood. Spine sunned, light creasing to upper cover, first leaf with several creases else about Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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