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  • Yates, Raymond F.:  The Hobby Book of Stenciling and Brush-Stroke Painting.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1951. Second Printing. Very good in royal blue cloth covered boards. In a fair dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with a number of closed tears and small chips to the ends of the spine area and to the panels. A how to book which "tells how to cut stencils, paint backgrounds apply stencils and brush-stoke designs, produce antique effects, paint tinware and paint designs on mirrors and clockfaces.
    TB13806  $10.50

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    Yeslah, M. D. [Mina Deane Halsey]:  A Tenderfoot In Southern California.  New York: Self published, 1908. Limited First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board with the cloth at the lower tips of the boards worn through and rubbing to the joints. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author (probably with an auto-pen) and this copy is identified as number 7,459. 150 pages of text with line art illustrations. A tourist's impressions of southern California and in particular Los Angeles.
    TB21022  $30.00

  • Yoshimura, Akira:  Shipwrecks.  New York: Harcourt Barce & Co., 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 orange cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. This was the first novel by Yoshimura to be translated into English.
    TB05661  $14.00

  • Young, R. J.:  Antebellum Black Activists: Race, Gender, and Self.  New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark gray cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. Without a dust jacket. One of the volumes in the Studies in African American History and Culture edited by Graham Hodges of Colgate University. 254 pages including an index, bibliography, appendix and text.
    TB20565  $35.00

  • Young, Francis Brett:  The Ship's Surgeon's Yarn.  New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1940. First Edition, First printing. Very good with some modest discoloration to the upper edge of the front board. In light blue/gray cloth covered boards. In a very good dust jacket with some discoloration to the front panel. A collection of twelve short stories to include the title story, Mr. Campbell's Daughter, Soul Overboard, It's an Ill Wind, The Last Card, The Devil and the Deep Sea, Cotswold Honey & 5 others.
    TB08007  $24.50

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    Young, Stanley P. and Edward A. Goldman:  The Wolves of North America.  Washington, DC: The American Wildlife Institute, 1944. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good+ in the uncommon, 3/4 bison leather and olive green cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and with a gilt image of a wolf's head on the front board. The front and rear end sheets have applied to them one page biographies of the two authors. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". The leather at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and worn. The front joint was separated from the backstrip, but has been professionally reinforced to join the backstrip with the front board. The front hinge remains intact. The rear joint and hinge remains tight and strong. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. A limited, presentation copy, one of only 102 copies so produced. The fly title page which is signed, inscribed and dated 1949 by the author to his good friend Dr. Bill Morgan (who was an author and linguist). In his long inscription the author notes that the binding for this particular volume is "buffalo hide" and he mentions the limitation which is not indicated elsewhere in the book. 636 pages including an index, a section of black and white photographs of skulls of North American Wolves, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 131 plates in total from black and white photographs. An extremely unusual and uncommon copy.
    TB24522  $350.00

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