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1 Adams, Douglas; Carwardine, Mark Last Chance to See
N. Y. Harmony Books 1991 0 517 58215 5 / 9780517582152 First Edition In U. S. Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 
First printing with the full number line including the 1, in deep green boards, ivory cloth spine with green metallic titles, graded as very good because of soil to text-edges and one page with corner crease, unclipped gorgeous wrap-around pictorial dust jacket art by Robert Giusti protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This is a wonderful non-fiction collaboration between the gifted writer Adams and Carwardine, the zoologist, writer and photographer, both of whom cared deeply about the vanishing species of the world. Illustrated with full color photos of said species on glossy paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Allison, Dorothy Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
N.Y. Dutton /Penguin 1995 0-525-93921-0 / 9780525939214 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, clean, crisp and unread first printing in fresh gray boards, navy spine with silver titles, blue endpapers, illustrated with black and white family photos, SIGNED with her name only to the title page This is a powerful and brutally honest memoir from this National Book Award Winner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Anderson, William Laura Ingalls Wilder Country
N. Y. HarperCollins 1996 0 06 097346 3 / 9780060973469 No Edition Stated Near Fine Softcover Oversize 
Large oversized softcover book lavishly filled with illustrations and photographs, historical text and Little House references. This beautiful book is an essential for the readers of this wonderful series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Attenborough, David The Tribal Eye
N. Y. W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated 1976 0 393 04466 1 / 9780393044669 First Edition In U. S. Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover Quarto 
First printing in russet cloth boards with gold titles: clean and fresh interior text profusely illustrated with black and white and color photographs on high quality paper. Dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Slaves in the Family, Ball, Robert Edward
5 Ball, Robert Edward Slaves in the Family
New York, NY, U.S.A. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC 1998 0374265828 / 9780374265823 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover 
Fine, tight first printing in fresh pale gray boards, black cloth spine with gold-stamped titles, pictorial endpapers, the fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Ball was the winner of The National Book Award for this stunning work 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Barrus, Clara The Heart of Burroughs's Journals
Boston Houghton Mifflin/Riverside Press 1928 First Edition Textured Dark Blue Cloth About Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo 
Nearly fine first printing: offset to title page from the frontis picture of Burroughs, small smudge below text to first preface page, duskiness to the outer text-edges and small owner name to front free endpaper. These journals, as a whole, cover a period of more than sixty-seven years. They contain some of Burroughs's first musings about nature and the craft of writing, Here are the seeds of many of his books and essays. He believed in Emerson's rules for attaining true culture: Sit alone, and Keep a Journal. "Men who write journals are usually men of certain marked traits-they are idealists; they love solitude rather than society; they are self-conscious, and they love to write." 
Price: 60.00 USD
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7 Bell, Derrick A. Faces at the Bottom of the Well : The Permanence of Racism in America
N. Y. Basic Books/HarperCollins 1992 0-465-06817-0 / 9780465068173 First Edition As New As New Hardcover 8vo 

Price: 22.00 USD
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8 Bickman, Connie Tribe of Women: A Photojournalist Chronicles the Lives of Her Sisters Around the Globe
Novata, California, U.S.A. New World Library 2001 1 57731 130 2 / 9781577311300 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine, clean and crisp first printing in fresh black cloth boards, the nearly fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Beautifully vibrant color photographs accompanied by text and wonderful quotations. This is a lovely and inspiring book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Billington, Ray Allen, Editor "Dear Lady": The Letters of Frederick Jackson Turner and Alice Forbes Perkins Hooper 1910-1932
San Marino, Ca. The Huntington Library 1970 First Edition Very Fine Very Good Hardcover Quarto 
Fine, clean first printing in mustard linen boards, gold stamped titles, mustard endpapers, with a Presentation bookplate from The Zamorano Club to the XIVth Congress of the International Association of Bibliophiles on the occasion of their visit to Los Angeles, California September 30th to October 5th, 1985. Price-clipped dust jacket has shelfwear to top-edge and four small closed tears, one at front tip; now protected in a new clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Bissell, Tom Chasing the Sea: Being a Narrative of a Journey Through Uzbekistan, Including Descriptions of Life Therein, Culminating With an Arrival at the Aral Sea, the World's
N. Y. Pantheon Books 2003 0 375 42130 0 / 9780375421303 First Edition New New Hardcover 
Fine, crisp, unread first printing, fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Blunt, Judy Breaking Clean
N. Y. Alfred a Knopf Inc 2002 0 375 40131 8 / 9780375401312 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in fresh textured sienna boards, black spine with silver-stamped titles, SIGNED neatly on the title page by the author's name only, fine striking photographic pictorial cover protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This blazing memoir is Judy Blunt's powerful debut. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Bly, Robert (editor); Hillman, James (editor); Meade, Michael (editor) Iron John : A Book about Men
Reading, Massachusetts Addison Wesley Publishing, Inc. 1990 0 201 51720 5 / 9780201517200 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
The celebrated book about men and masculinity , male initiation and the role of the mentor, which began a psychological trend .This is the stated first edition: September 1990, with the full alphabet line beginning with A. The book itself is quite clean and fresh , the dust jacket has light shelfwear at spine-ends and tip of back-panel, with two tiny scratches at top of spine-head, no tears or chips; now protected in a clear mylar cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Bonnett, Kendra & Oldfield, Gene The Everyone Can Build a Robot Book
N.Y. Simon and Schuster 1984 First Edition Near Fine Softcover 
Scarce first printing of this Digit book from Simon and Schuster's Computer Division is exactly what it says it is, and more. It contains complete instructions for building a working robot with photosensory feedback. Included are basic principles of electronics and robotics and a history of the concept reaching back to Leonardo and ancients of Egypt and Greece. Numerous photo illustrations and diagrams, glossy bright stiff card covers. An intriguing and unusual book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Boyle, Kay Words That Must Somehow Be Said : The Selected Essays of Kay Boyle, 1927-1984
N. Y. North Point Press 1985 0 86547 187 8 / 9780865471870 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 

Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Brockman, John Digerati : Encounters with the Cyber Elite
San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Hardwired Books 1996 1 888869 04 6 / 9781888869040 First Edition Fine Hardcover 
Very fine, clean, fresh first printing. Brockman has written a unique and comprehensive book about the major players of the cyber elite. As the dust jacket flap states: "They are the doers, thinkers, and writers who have tremendous influence on the emerging communication revolution. They are not on the frontier, they are the frontier." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Brosman, Catharine Savage The Shimmering Maya and Other Essays
Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A. Louisiana State University Press 1994 0 8071 1874 5 / 9780807118740 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine first printing in fresh glossy black leatherette boards with gilt titles to spine, clean tight interior, possible unread, in a sleek copper-red dust jacket which has light shelfwear at spine-ends and two small impressions at lower rear panel, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Brosman is the author of three poetry collections and several French literary studies. Her essays in this volume speak to the connection of the metaphysical to the physical. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Brown, Ina Corinne The Story of the American Negro
N.Y. Friendship Press 1936 First Edition Very Good Good+ Hardcover 
Scarce first printing: Ina Corinne Brown was a forward thinking white anthropologist with a belief in Christian interracial cooperation. This unique and interesting book has some light pencil underlinings in the middle chapters. Bound in black boards with titles trimmed in orange, extremities edgeworn. The striking orange pictorial dustjacket with a stylized-silhouette inciso-like illustration by Aaron Douglas, chips at spine-ends and a triangular chip at one corner. Original price of $1.00 intact on front jacket flap, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. An attractive and collectible copy of this scarce and unusual book. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Bryson, Bill Bill Bryson's African Diary
N. Y. Broadway Books 2004 0 7679 1506 2 / 9780767915069 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover Jenny Matthews 
Fine, clean and crisp first printing of Bryson's insightful, wry and poignant observations of a trip he made for Care to the slums of Kibera in Nairobi and to other refugee and agricultural projects. Full color photographs by photojournalist Jenny Matthews. Protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Bryson, Bill The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
N. Y. Broadway Books 2006 0 7679 1936 x / 9780767919364 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine, clean first printing appears to be probably unread in sharp mustard boards, blue spine stamped with gold titles, wonderful pictorial endpapers, the dust jacket with price intact has superficial creasing, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Bryson's enchanting storytelling, infectious humor and insightful observations have caused smiles and laughter across the globe. This affectionate memoir of his childhood in the fifties is a wicked delight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Buhle, Paul and Nicole Shulman Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World
London Verso Books 2005 1844675254 / 9781844675258 First Edition Near Fine Softcover 
Nearly fine stated first printing with the full number line beginning with the 1, large square softcover in stiff illustrated cardcovers of stunning full color artwork. Wobblies is an extraordinary graphic collection depicting the movement of industrial workers of the world in the diverse styles of many fine artists: Peter Kuper, Harvey Pekar, Seth Tobocman, Trina Robbins, Spain Rodriguez, Sabrina Jones, Sue Coe, Mike Alewitz and many more. This book is unpaginated but I would estimate the powerful black and white drawings cover about 200 pages. Biographies of the artists and an extensive Bibliography finish the volume. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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