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Harriet's Choice, Abbott, Jane
1 Harriet's Choice
Abbott, Jane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean red pebbled cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 241 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024576

Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
2 Little Men
Alcott, Louisa M.
New York Complete Authorized Edition 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in charming color illustrated jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has one small corner chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022774

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
3 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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In the Day's March, Ayres, Ruby M.
4 In the Day's March
Ayres, Ruby M.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow palm trees and lettering on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (light tanning) with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Illustrated dustjacket (designed by Floyd Davis) has edge wear, small corner chips, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021044

Price: 20.00 USD
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Overheard, Ayres, Ruby M.
5 Overheard
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York George H. Doran 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Green cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. Light overall soiling to boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. GDH colophon on copyright page. 240 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unclipped, has slight edge wear and very small corner chips, hint of soiling to white rear panel and spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "How often the chance remark accidentally overheard changes the course of life..." 8vo. Fiction. 013880

Price: 80.00 USD
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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
6 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket W. H. D. Koerner, Illustrator 
Lovely old Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - clean green cloth boards with brown, darker green and creame decoration on cover, dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, with no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Illustrated by W.H.D. Koerner (8 full page illustrations). 158 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024703

Price: 22.00 USD
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Mistress Anne, Bailey, Temple
7 Mistress Anne
Bailey, Temple
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1917 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in lovely old dust jacket (art by Philip Boileau). Clean decorated American trade binding - green cloth boards with olive green floral decoration, olive green title box with black lettering. A few tiny holes to spine gutter, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration by F. Vaux Wilson. 367 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is quite clean (a little light, minor soiling mostly to edges), no chips, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a beautiful young Maryland schoolteacher, and her choice between two men - a writer and a physician. 024559

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Trumpeter Swan, Bailey, Temple
8 The Trumpeter Swan
Bailey, Temple
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Alice Barber Stephens; Cole Phillips 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful original jacket by Coles Phillips. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine; light soiling to spine (a few spots). Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Very faint water mark to upper corner margin of three preliminary pages. No names, writing or marks. Full page black and white illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. 386 pages. Dust jacket has small shallow chip at top spine edge (max. depth 1/8"), faint water mark to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romance set against a background of Virginia hills, Boston streets, and the blue seas and skies of old Nantucket. A charming story of love, gallantry, candlelight and romance and of old Southern customs and traditions. 021344

Price: 25.00 USD
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Wild Wind, Bailey, Temple
9 Wild Wind
Bailey, Temple
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1930 First edition Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket designed by Charles D. Mitchell. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top inside spine edge, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, with small ink-stamped name on front fixed endpaper. 316 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, bookmark is still attached, has 3/4" deep chipping at top and bottom spine edges, corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman gives up her chance for happiness in order to care for another woman's children. 018298

Price: 18.00 USD
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Innocent Bystander, Baldwin, Faith
10 Innocent Bystander
Baldwin, Faith
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1934 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading at top and bottom spine edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1936) on front paste-down, brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 312 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (.75 on front inside flap), has some chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a married couple going through a scandal and separation - in a delightfully scandalous dust jacket! 021506

Price: 20.00 USD
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Self-Made Woman, Baldwin, Faith
11 Self-Made Woman
Baldwin, Faith
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1932 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean bright solid book in clean Grosset & Dunlap dustjacket. Unfaded red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 313 pages. Beautifully illustrated dust jacket with slight hint of faint soiling has two tiny corner chips at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book, a novel of independent women and the power of sex used by both men and women. 023241

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
12 The Maid of Maiden Lane
Barr, Amelia E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket M. S. Arthur, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards decorated with blue red and green rose floral design, oval cameo, dark blue lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration by M. S. Arthur. 338 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, has small chips at upper edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024905

Price: 35.00 USD
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Paradise Auction, Bartley, Malbro
13 Paradise Auction
Bartley, Malbro
New York A. L. Burt 1918 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Vintage reprint edition of this scarce novel in stylish illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Ronald Anderson. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. No bumping, tiny bit of surface wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Ronald Anderson. 501 pp. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has a few very tiny chips at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020870

Price: 35.00 USD
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Hazel Hood's Strange Discovery Or, the Old Scientist's Treasure Box, Barton, May Hollis
14 Hazel Hood's Strange Discovery Or, the Old Scientist's Treasure Box
Barton, May Hollis
New York Cupples & Leon 1928 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with darker blue illustration and lettering on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black and white glossy frontispiece illustration. 208 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Color illustrated dust jacket (woman pulling child from in front of car) has very light edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024819

Price: 20.00 USD
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Debut, Biddle, Livingston
15 Debut
Biddle, Livingston
New York Julian Messner 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, black title box on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 378 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few tiny shallow chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romance novel of debut society in Philadelphia during World War II. 013863

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Pair of Schoolgirls, Brazil, Angela
16 A Pair of Schoolgirls
Brazil, Angela
London Blackie & Son 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket John Campbell, Illustrator 
Lovely old decorated binding in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean lue cloth boards with green, black, and pink illustration on cover and spine, pink lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (front free endpaper has neatly penned inscription and tiny bookshop stamp). Illustrated by John Campbell. Beautifully illustrated dust jacket (done by Balliol Salmon) has brown tape reinforcement at top spine edge (depth of 3/4"), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of two girls (one rich, one not) thrown together at boarding school through a strange set of circumstances. 024745

Price: 18.00 USD
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T. Tembarom, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
17 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Century Company 1914 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. Very clean, unfaded rust cloth boards with bright unchipped gold lettering and decoration on cover, spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Charles S. Chapman. 518 pages. Dust jacket has large piece missing (base of spine to below center) and chipping at top spine edge; age-toning and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023107

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Party of Baccarat, Byrne, Donn
18 A Party of Baccarat
Byrne, Donn
New York Century Co. 1930 Stated First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Arthur William Brown, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 212 pgs. Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very small edge chip at top spine edge, very shallow chip at top front panel edge (under 1/16"); faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of love and gambling on the colorful Riviera by the author of "Field of Honor", "Brother Saul", "Hangman's House" and other fine novels. 017873

Price: 35.00 USD
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Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience, Cadogan, Lady
19 Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience
Cadogan, Lady
Philadelphia David McKay 1914 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Bright blue cloth boards with clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (chic-looking woman holding card up under lamplight). No chipping or fading to paste-on. No fraying or wear to boards; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no foxing, no names or bookplates, small remains of sticker on rear fixed endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is bright, with faint water stain near base of spine, several short closed edge tears, very small chips at corners and base of spine. Previous owner inscription written in pencil on front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming book in collectible condition. 8vo. Games. 008148

Price: 35.00 USD
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Ordeal, Collins, Dale
20 Ordeal
Collins, Dale
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original jacket. Decorated black cloth boards and spine with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of color loss at bottom right corner of front board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Jacket has very light soiling, tiny bit of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A yacht becomes stranded at sea and its steward decides to pay back its wealthy passengers for years of slights and abuse. 022132

Price: 25.00 USD
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