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1 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

Price: 25.00 USD
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Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
2 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1886 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black, red and gold decoration, gold lettering. Very light soiling and wear. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral endpapers. Very lightly penciled name on blank fly leaf dated December 26th, 1886. Frontispiece portrait of Louisa M. Alcott with clean tissue guard. Copyright, 1886 by Louisa M. Alcott, 1886 on title page. Text block measures 1-1/16th width. 18 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024409

Price: 250.00 USD
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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
3 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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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
4 Indian Hill Birds
Ali, Salim
London Oxford University Press 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket G. M. Henry, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification. 024706

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
5 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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Coyote Coursing, Almirall, Leon V.
6 Coyote Coursing
Almirall, Leon V.
Leon V. Almirall 1926 First Hardcover Good Henry J. Meloy and Arthur M. Heinemann 
Interesting and unique privately printed hardcover book by Leon V. Almirall with text and many photographs on hunting coyotes in the American West with sight hounds. Book size approx. 8" x 11". Dark brown cloth with illustrated cover (Russian wolfhound standing in the desert, four decorative medallions of coyote head with fangs bared.) Cover has a few spots from moisture, wear-through to corners and edges, a little mouse gnawing at corners. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean. No mustiness. No names, writing or marks. Great photographs, along with wonderful illustrations (sketches) by Henry J. Meloy and Arthur M. Heinemann. Ten chapters, unpaginated. Very scarce. 025825

Price: 60.00 USD
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7 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
8 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Bachelor Husband, Ayres, Ruby M.
9 A Bachelor Husband
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black title box, brown lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece illustration by Paul Stahr. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). 312 pages. Enchanting dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. of 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A newly married woman turns to another man for comfort when she learns she has been married for her money through overhearing the chance remark of her husband's friend. 026721

Price: 30.00 USD
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In the Day's March, Ayres, Ruby M.
10 In the Day's March
Ayres, Ruby M.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 First 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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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
11 The Man Without a Heart
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red 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. 207 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket has small chips at corners and edges of spine, 3" closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Circa 1920's - made into a film by the same name during 1920's. 8vo. Romance. 012378

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Charge It Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
12 Charge It Or, Keeping Up with Harry
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, "Published September, 1912" on copyright page, with code H-M; MCMXII (1912) on title page. Beige cloth boards with large paste on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). No names, writing or marks. Beautiful frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard, 192 pages. "A story of fashionable extravagance and of the successful efforts to restrain it made by The Honorable Socrates Potter the genial friend of Lizzie." 024236

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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
13 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

Price: 12.00 USD
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14 For the Children's Hour
Bailey, Carolyn S. and Clara M. Lewis
New York Platt & Munk 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Rhoda Chase, Illustrator 
Very clean book in unchipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. 326 pp. with index. Color frontis illustration, black & white illustrated title page. Clean color illustrated jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge chips, slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 135 children's stories selected from the best literature, compiled from various sources of myths, fables, folk tales, and children's books. 019308

Price: 20.00 USD
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Everyday Play for Children, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
15 Everyday Play for Children
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1916 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with yellow, black and white illustration on cover, black and white lettering on cover; black lettering and yellow, black and white illustration of child on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated end papers (very small sticker residue near top of front free endpaper). Charming illustration on copyright page, illustrations at chapter headings. 212 pages. 022782

Price: 25.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
16 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands, Ballou, M. M.
17 Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands
Ballou, M. M.
Boston Ginn & Company 1903 later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding - yellow cloth boards with tall palm trees, pyramids and camel riders on cover, giraffe and palm tree on spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks (previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece portrait of Captain Cook. Illustrated with many nice engravings throughout. 472 pages. A journey to many fantastic places around the world, from Yosemite Valley in California to the Alhambra in Spain and beyond. 026198

Price: 20.00 USD
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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
18 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
19 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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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
20 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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