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MOSES: THE LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM
MOSES: THE LONG ROAD TO FREEDOM
Beneduce, Ann Keay; retold by
New York: Orchard Books/Scholastic, Inc., 2004.

Elaborately signed by Spirin in gold ink on the half-title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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PHILIPOK
PHILIPOK
Tolstoy, Leo. Retold by Ann Keay Beneduce
New York: Philomel Books, 1999.

Elaborately signed by Spirin in gold ink on the half-title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Beneduce, Ann Keay, retold by
New York: Philomel Books, 1999.

Elaborately signed by Spirin in gold ink on the title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


Price: $195.00
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THE LITTLE BLACK HEN
THE LITTLE BLACK HEN
Pogorelsky, Antony. Retold by Elizabeth James
Vancouver, BC;: Simply Read Books, 2003.

Signed by Spirin on the title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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THE TALE OF TSAR SALTAN
THE TALE OF TSAR SALTAN
Pushkin, Alexander
New York: Dial Books, 1996.

Signed by Spirin on the copyright page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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SIMEON'S GIFT
SIMEON'S GIFT
Edwards, Julie Andrew and Hamilton, Emma Walton
New York: HarperCollins/Harper Collins, 2003.

Signed by Spirin oposite the title page. A magical, timeless tale of beauty, music, and the power of giving. Lavishly illustrated by Grannady Spirin. With story and music on CD read by Julie Andrews Edwards. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An unread as new copy.


Price: $75.00
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FAVORITE NUSERY RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE
FAVORITE NUSERY RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE
Gustafson, Scott
Seymore, CT: Greenwich Workshop Press, 2007.

Signed by Gustafson on the half-title page. Numerous full-page color illustrations. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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THE STORY OF NOAH AND THE ARK; ACCORDING TO THE BOOK OF GENESIS, FROM THE KING JAMES BIBLE
THE STORY OF NOAH AND THE ARK; ACCORDING TO THE BOOK OF GENESIS, FROM THE KING JAMES BIBLE
Spirin, Gennady
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2004.

Elaborately signed by Spirin in gold ink on the reverse of the front free endpaper. Folded color poster tipped into the rear. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with poster sticker present on the front panel, as issued. An as new copy.


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MARTHA
MARTHA
Spirin, Gennady
New York: Philomel Books, 2005.

Elaborately signed by Spirin in gold ink on the half-title page. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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SOROTCHINTZY FAIR
SOROTCHINTZY FAIR
Gogol, Nikolai
Boston, MA: David R. Godine, 1991.

Adapted by Countess Sybil Schonfeldt. Translated from the German by Daniel Reynolds. A spirited Russian country tale with gorgeous artwork by Spirin. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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THE TOYNBEE CONVECTOR
THE TOYNBEE CONVECTOR
Bradbury, Ray
New York: Alfred A Knopf, Inc., 1988.

Limitied edition, number 94 of 350 copies signed by Bradbury on a special limitation page. A collection of twenty-three tales by Bradbury. Bound in quarter maroon cloth over multicolored patterned boards. Fine in clear mylar dust protector, housed within a fine example of the publisher's slipcase.


Price: $350.00
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DARK CARNIVAL and TIME INTERVENING
DARK CARNIVAL and TIME INTERVENING
Bradbury, Ray. Donn Albright, editor
Springfield, PA: Gauntlet Publications, 2001.

Number 243 of 700 copies signed by Bradbury and Clive Barker, who wrote the introduction. Reprint of the author's first book with additional stories. Laid in is chapbook, TIME INTERVENING, copy number 436 of 725 copies, issued to those who bought directly from Gauntlet. Book and chapbook are both, along with the dust jacket, are fine and bright. As new.


Price: $850.00
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NORTHWEST OF EARTH
NORTHWEST OF EARTH
Moore, C.L.
New York: Gnome Press, 1954.

Collects seven Jirel of Joiry/Northwest stories. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the red on the spine panel. The $3.00 price on the front flap is present. An extremely fine copy.


Price: $400.00
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THE SHROUDED PLANET
THE SHROUDED PLANET
Randall, Robert [Robert Silverberg and Randall Garrett]
Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press, 1957.

Signed by Silverberg on the title page. Also signed by Martin Greenberg on the front paste-down endpaper and noted this is a file copy for the press. The usual toning to the pages, else near in fine and bright dust jacket. $3.00 price present on the front flap.


Price: $350.00
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ROBOTS HAVE NO TAILS....
ROBOTS HAVE NO TAILS....
Padgett, Lewis [Henry Kuttner]
New York: Gnome Press, 1952.

Referenced in Barron: Antomy of Wonder 1987, 3-245. Referenced in Chalker & Owings: The Science-Fantasy Publishers, pg 199. Collects five Galloway Gallagher stories. Bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper, hidden under the dust jacket flap. A hint of toning along the edges of the text block, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket with one tiny chip to the lower edge of the front panel.


Price: $250.00
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SIXTH COLUMN; A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF A STRANGE INTRIGUE
SIXTH COLUMN; A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF A STRANGE INTRIGUE
Heinlein, Robert A.
New York: Gnome Press, 1949.

Jacket price of $2.50 present on the front flap. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An exceptional copy.


Price: $1,000.00
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ALL CLEAR
ALL CLEAR
Willis, Connie
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2011.

Number 379 of 500 numbered copies signed by Willis on a special limitation page. 2011 Hugo Award winner for best novel, along with the first half of the two volume novel, BLACKOUT. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


Price: $150.00
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THE COMPLETE WINNIE THE POOH: WINNIE THE POOH; THE HOUSE ON POOH CORNER; THE COMPLETE POEMS FOR CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
THE COMPLETE WINNIE THE POOH: WINNIE THE POOH; THE HOUSE ON POOH CORNER; THE COMPLETE POEMS FOR CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
Milne, A.A.
London: Folio Society, 2011.

A lovely three volume set with all of the classic Pooh stories and poetry. Colored Earnest H. Shepard illustrations abound. Bound in illustrated cloth covers. Issued without dust jackets. All very fine within a very fine gilt decorated slipcase. A new, unread set.


Price: $275.00
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BOOKS ONE, TWO AND THREE OF A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: A GAME OF THRONES; A CLASH OF KINGES; A STORM OF SWORDS
BOOKS ONE, TWO AND THREE OF A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: A GAME OF THRONES; A CLASH OF KINGES; A STORM OF SWORDS
Martin, George R.R.
London: HarperCollins/Harper Collins/Voyager, 1996.

Signed by Martin on the title page of each book. Precedes the US editions. The A Game of Thrones won the 1997 Locus Award and was nominated for both the 1997 Nebula Award and the 1997 World Fantasy Award. The novella Blood of the Dragon, comprising the Daenerys Targaryen chapters from the novel, won the 1997 Hugo Award for Best Novella. All number lines begin with "1". Publisher's price of 16.99 and 17.99 present on the front dust jacket flaps. The merest hint of the usual toning to the pages. The second volume shows a small bump to the lower corner of the rear cover. Fine in fine and bright dust jackets. A very handsome, superiour set.


Price: $6,000.00
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OPEN UP: A SEASON OF SURPRISES
Sabuda, Robert
New York: Museum of Modern Art/MoMA, 2005.

A boxed set of three pop-up holiday ornaments: snowflake, Christmas tree, and dove designed by Robert Sabuda. Ornaments are white with a red gossamer ribbon for hanging. Borders had an exclusive on these. An as new set, never opened.


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LIONEL, A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY, VOLUME III: STANDARD GAUGE
LIONEL, A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY, VOLUME III: STANDARD GAUGE
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1978.

The first trains that Lionel made were large. These massive trains became known as Standard Gauge and some of the cars were almost two feet long. After Standard Gauge Lionel would never again make toy trains of such awesome physical presence. 114 pages with color and black and white photographs and inventory list. Upper corners lightly bumped, else fine in fine price-clipped dust jacket corresponding bump to the corners.


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LIONEL, A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY, VOLUME V: THE ARCHIVES
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1981.

A photographis collection of Lionel prototypes. 116 pages with color and black and white photographs. Small name stamp on the front endpaper, else fine in near fine dust jacket with closed tear to the front panel and mild rubbing.


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GERRENBERG'S GUIDE TO VARNEY TRAINS
Spanagel, John David
Sykesville, MD: Greenberg Publishing, 1991.

Provides a comprehensive listing with 1991 market prices for the Varney locomotives, rolling stock, parts, and accessories which were produced from 1936 to 1969. 168 pages with color photograpshs, glossary, and index.. A fine and bright copy with a hint of rubbing, issued without dust jacket..


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GREENBERG'S GUIDE TO ATHEARN TRAINS 1901-1932
Mallerich III, Dallas J.
Sykesville, MD: Greenberg Publishing Company, 1987.

160 pages with color and black and white photographs of Athearn trains with price guide and index. Bound in laminated color pictorial boards. Owner's small name stamp on the front endpaper. Very light soiling to covers, else a fine copy, issued without dust jacket.


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LIONEL, A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY, VOLUME VI: ADVERTISING & ART
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1981.

Lionel decided to diversify into fields unconnected with trains and General Mills, the cereal piople, leased the rights to make Lionel trains. 164 pages with color and black and white photographs, and history. Owner's small name stamp on the front endpaper, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY TO LIONEL TRAINS, VOLUME IV: 1970-1980
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1980.

Lionel decided to diversify into fields unconnected with trains and General Mills, the cereal piople, leased the rights to make Lionel trains. 136 pages with color photographs, history, and inventory list. Owner's small name stamp on the front endpaper, else fine in near fine, bright dust jacket.


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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY TO LIONEL TRAINS, VOLUME III: STANDARD GAUGE
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1978.

The first trains Lionel made were large and spacious. 114 pages with color photographs, history, and inventory list. Owner's small name stamp on the front endpaper, else fine in very good price-clipped dust jacket with two inch tear along spine.


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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE AND HISTORY TO LIONEL TRAINS, VOLUME I: PREWAR O GAUGE
McComas, Tom, and James Tuohy
Wilmette, IL: TM Publications, 1975.

The products and personalities of Lionel's years before World War II. 110 pages with color photographs, history, and inventory list. Owner's small name stamp on the front endpaper, else fine in very good dust jacket with rubbing and on small closed tear.


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LIONEL TRAINS, STANDARD OF THE WORLD 1900-1943
Fraley, Donald S., editor
Train Collectors Association, 1976.

184 pages with color photographs and index. Two page color chart issued with the book laid in. Owner's small name stamp on the reverse of the front endpaper. Fine in near fine dust jacket with short tear.


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INSTRUCTIONS TO TICKET AGENTS: SANTA FE ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT, FORM 300.
Santa Fe Railway,, 1966.

Revised September 1, 1966. Information and guidance of ticket and baggage agents, their assistants and clerks on the Santa Fe Railway. 91 pages. Simulated leather soft covers. Covers worn though pages in fine condition. Overall, about very good.


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LITTLE MERMAIDS AND UGLY DUCKLINGS: FAVORITE FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN.
LITTLE MERMAIDS AND UGLY DUCKLINGS: FAVORITE FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN.
Andersen, Hans Christian
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Six fairy tales with gorgeous artwork by Spirin, including: The Ugly Duckiling, Thumbelina, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Nightingale, The Little Mermaid, and The Princess and the Pea. 59 pages. Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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PINOCCHIO THE BOY: OR INCOGNITO IN COLLODI
PINOCCHIO THE BOY: OR INCOGNITO IN COLLODI
Smith, Lane
New York: Viking, 2002.

While sleeping, a wooden puppet is turned into a real boy by a fairy - but she forgot to tell him! He is befriended by a little girl as he walks through town to get soup for his sick father. Signed by Lane Smith. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An unread copy.


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THE THREE GOLDEN KEYS
THE THREE GOLDEN KEYS
Sis, Peter
New York, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1994.

Full number line present. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY AND THE CAMEL WITH THE WRINKLED KNEES
RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY AND THE CAMEL WITH THE WRINKLED KNEES
Gruelle, Johnny
New York, N.Y.: Little Simon/Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Illustrated paper covered boards with red cloth spine. Spine title in gilt. Full number line present. A very fine copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL.
PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL.
Wasserstein, Wendy.
New York, N.Y.: Hyperion., 1996.

Pamela's glamorous aunt is taking her to a Broadway musical for her birthday. Lively illustrations throughout. Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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FRESHWATER FISHING: TIMELESS QUOTES ON ANGLING
FRESHWATER FISHING: TIMELESS QUOTES ON ANGLING
Bentley, Dawn
Kansas City, KS: International Books, Inc., 1997.

Illustrated glossy covered boards. A fiine copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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HELP THE ANIMALS OD NORTH AMERICA: A POP-UP BOOK
HELP THE ANIMALS OD NORTH AMERICA: A POP-UP BOOK
Sabuda, Robert
Long Beach, CA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1995.

Contains six pop-ups. Glossy illustrated covers lightly rubbed else a fine copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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STAR WARS RETURN OF THE JEDI: A POP-UP B OOK
STAR WARS RETURN OF THE JEDI: A POP-UP B OOK
U.S.A.: Random House, 1983.

A perfect book for a young Strar Wars fan. Pop-ups and pull-tabs with simple text. Glossy illustrated oards lightly rubbed else a fine copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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STAR WARS: THE DEATH STAR.
STAR WARS: THE DEATH STAR.
Whitman, John
New York, N.Y.: Little, Brown and Company., 1997.

Jam-packed with action pop-ups. Very fine in original shrink wrap. No dust jacket as issued. An as new copy.


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THE WALRUS & THE CARPENTER
THE WALRUS & THE CARPENTER
Bantock, Nick
New York, NY: Viking, 1992.

A fine and bright copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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THE HOLE BOOK
THE HOLE BOOK
Newell, Peter
Boston, MA;: Tuttle Publishing, 2000.

Originally published in 1908. The reader follows the trail of Tom Potts' bullet (A hole is on every page.) which leads him through all sorts of unexpected scenes and adventures, each one funnier than the last. Glossy ilustrated boards, black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Very fine and bright. An as new, unread copy. Issued without dust jacket.


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THE SNOW QUEEN
THE SNOW QUEEN
Andersen, Hans Christian
New York: Purple Bear Books, 2006.

A lovely retelling of this classic story with etherial illustrations by Tatarnikov.


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CINDERELLA: APOP-UP FAIRY TALE
CINDERELLA: APOP-UP FAIRY TALE
Reinhart, Matthew
Little Simon/Simon & Schuster: 2005.

As new, lacking original shrinkwrap, however, a never opened copy. Full number line present. Issued without dust jacket.


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CAB-IN-FRONT: THE HALF-CENTURY STORY OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL LOCOMOTIVE.
CAB-IN-FRONT: THE HALF-CENTURY STORY OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL LOCOMOTIVE.
Hungerford, John B.
Reseda, CA: Hungerford Press, 1959.

A short history of the cab-forward steam locomotives of the Southern Pacific Railroad. 36 pages with photographs and roster. A fine and bright, as new copy, with the printed mailing envelope with a long tear.


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HISTORIC TRAIL MAP OF THE LEADVILLE QUADRANGLE, CENTRAL COLORADO
HISTORIC TRAIL MAP OF THE LEADVILLE QUADRANGLE, CENTRAL COLORADO
Scott, Glenn R.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 2004.

The Historic Trail Map of the Leadville 1 x 2 Degree Quadrangle is the eleventh map in a series of historic maps published by Glen Scott in collaboration between the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Department, and the Colorado Railroad Museum. The map depicts Indian trails that were accessible only by foot or horseback which over the years became roads that were used by Conestoga wagons and stagecoaches, and even hand carts such as those used by the Mormons during their immigration to Utah. Included with the Leadville map is a 90-page booklet containing the history of Leadville, along with references to the pictures and trails used on the map. The scale of the map is 1:250,000 with 200-foot contour interval and the measurement of the map is approximately 40 x 56 inches. Fine and bright, within printed stiff paper sleeve. One tiny tape mend to the sleeve, else as new.


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HISTORIC TRAIL MAP OF THE LEADVILLE QUADRANGLE, CENTRAL COLORADO
HISTORIC TRAIL MAP OF THE LEADVILLE QUADRANGLE, CENTRAL COLORADO
Scott, Glenn R.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 2004.

The Historic Trail Map of the Leadville 1 x 2 Degree Quadrangle is the eleventh map in a series of historic maps published by Glen Scott in collaboration between the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Department, and the Colorado Railroad Museum. The map depicts Indian trails that were accessible only by foot or horseback which over the years became roads that were used by Conestoga wagons and stagecoaches, and even hand carts such as those used by the Mormons during their immigration to Utah. Included with the Leadville map is a 90-page booklet containing the history of Leadville, along with references to the pictures and trails used on the map. The scale of the map is 1:250,000 with 200-foot contour interval and the measurement of the map is approximately 40 x 56 inches. Fine and bright, within printed stiff paper sleeve. As new.


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DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN PHOTOGRAPHS; STEAM LOCOMOTIVES AND SCENES ALONG THE RIGHT-OF-WAY
DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN PHOTOGRAPHS; STEAM LOCOMOTIVES AND SCENES ALONG THE RIGHT-OF-WAY
No place, no date: No publisher,

Forty-one glossy black and white photographs of D&RGW steam locomotives and trackside scenes dated mostly from the 1920's through 1950's, though some are from previous years. All are 5.5 x 10 or 8 x 10 in size. The visible reporting numbers of the steam locomotives are 800, 662, 804, 1133, 1136, 1146, 1151, 1161, 1509, 1516, 1529, 1607, 1709, 1710, 3555, 3600, 3703, 3709, 3610, 3564, 1604, 318, 1525, and 3351. These are all photographs produced from the original negatives. All are fine and bright, mounted in clear vinyl sleeves within a black vinyl album.


Price: $295.00
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DETAILED HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS IN THE SOUTH AFFICAN WAR 1899-1902, VOLUME I ONLY
DETAILED HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS IN THE SOUTH AFFICAN WAR 1899-1902, VOLUME I ONLY
Chatham, UK: Royal Engineers Institute, 1904.

Features a complete list of every item of damage effected on the railways the the enemy during their retreat; a complete list of every item of damage inflicted by the enemy's raids ofter the occupation of the lines by the British; and diagrams showing, month by month, the total number of interruptions to traffic caused by the enemy during 1900 and 1901. xli, 275 pages with tables, maps, and charts. Folded frontis map is present. Bound in original blue paper covered boards printed in black, with black cloth backstrip. Severe bumping to upper corners has be professionally built up and strengthend. A very good copy.


Price: $150.00
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RAILS THROUGH DIXIE
RAILS THROUGH DIXIE
Krause, John and H. Reid
San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1965.

176 page photo album of classic Southern steam railroading. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


Price: $60.00
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THE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER: SET ONE & TWO
THE TALES OF BEATRIX POTTER: SET ONE & TWO
Potter, Beatrix
Folio Society, 2002.

Set one contains twelve books. Set two has eleven books. Bound in various colors of cloth over boards with spine titles in gilt and all top-edges gilt. Books measure 5 x 4 inches. Both sets housed in original slipcases. All books and slipcases are as new and still in original publisher's shrink wrap. A beautiful set!


Price: $425.00
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