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Once to Tiger Bay, Townend, W.
121 Once to Tiger Bay
Townend, W.
New York Ives Washburn 1929 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing of this scarce book in it's original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping. Very slight fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. 306 pages. Very cool illustrated dust jacket is clean, unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has chipping at top spine edge (up to 1" max), slight rubbing to folds, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Called the finest novel of the author's career on the front inside flap, this is a story of romance and suspense on the high seas. 024822

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Soldier and the Gentlewoman, Vaughan, Hilda
122 The Soldier and the Gentlewoman
Vaughan, Hilda
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner names, writing or marks; very small label from "Personal Book Shop", Boston, Mass. at lower left inside corner of front free endpaper. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with gorgeous photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a man who comes back from World War I to an estate in Wales he has inherited ifrom a soldier friend. Here he discovers a woman whose most passionate love is for the land on which she and her ancestors were born, and she will stop at nothing to keep it. 018284

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Trial of Mary Dugan, Veiller, Bayard
123 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Veiller, Bayard
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original dust jacket. From the play by Bayard Veiller, with scenes from the MGM motion picture with Norma Shearer. 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 endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 335 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, but reinforced at some edges with clear tape, one 2" closed tear at top left of front panel near spine fold edge, also reinforced with clear tape. Circular photo of Norma Shearer on back panel of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021340

Price: 40.00 USD
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Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild, Wallace, Dillon
124 Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild
Wallace, Dillon
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean green pebbled cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. One tiny pinhead spot of wear to upper front board edge, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Skrenda) has very slight edge wear, a few tiny spots of light rubbing, two tiny chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this book Dillon Wallace, explorer and adventurer, whose experiences enable him to write from first-hand knowledge, tells another story of fur trapping adventures in the bleak, hard-bitten region of Labrador. Scarce book by the author of "Ungava Bob". 025361

Price: 50.00 USD
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Jeremy, Walpole, Hugh
125 Jeremy
Walpole, Hugh
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
A Grosset & Dunlap "Novel of Distinction" in original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped orange lettering and illustration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard, with color frontis illustration. 341 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterpiece of children's literature enhanced by the beautiful illustrations of E. H. Shepard. A young boy, his dog, and his family set at the turn of the century (late 1800s). 018530

Price: 60.00 USD
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Vanessa, Walpole, Hugh
126 Vanessa
Walpole, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with silve illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 620 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, fading to title area of spine, short closed edge tears; beautiful black & white photo illustration of the Herries country near Mr. Walpole's cottage on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A great love story set in England in the Herries country near Walpole's home. 8vo. Fiction. 015832

Price: 50.00 USD
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Tess of the Storm Country, White, Grace Miller
127 Tess of the Storm Country
White, Grace Miller
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in scarce lovely illustrated dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with stamped cream lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner note neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 365 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Howard Chandler Christie) a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears, hint of very light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of university life in Ithaca New York, but with a heroine from the fishing class that dwelt along the shores of Cayuga Lake. She falls in love with a university student of aristocratic traditions, suave speech and courteous manners; a man far above Tess socially. 025366

Price: 30.00 USD
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Mother and Four, Wilder, Isabel
128 Mother and Four
Wilder, Isabel
New York Coward McCann 1933 First Edition, Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Third Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Cordially Yours, Isabel Wilder / New Haven - March 29, 1933." 308 pages. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice signed copy of this author's first novel, and author was Thornton Wilder's sister. The story of Laura Derwent, left a widow with four children, the oldest fifteen, the youngest eight, facing the problem of how to feed their bodies and form their spirits that they may eventually attain that fullness of life which every mother hopes for her children. A second man eventually comes into her life, and she is faced with still another problem--her own personal happiness or that of her children. 021364

Price: 200.00 USD
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Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes, Willans, Geoffrey
129 Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes
Willans, Geoffrey
New York Vanguard Press 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Mathias, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small illusration of airline pilot on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 112 pp. Illustrated with very amusing cartoons by David Mathias. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chip at corner base of front panel (1/4"up to 1/3" depth, 2" wide). A few short closed edge tears. Humor in flight -- circa 1956 when it was still fun to fly! 020778

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Show-Off, Wolff, William Almon
130 The Show-Off
Wolff, William Almon
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
A novel by William Almon Wolff based on the play by George kelly. Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear and slight fading at top edge of spine, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, slight dust speckling to page edges; neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Dec. 25th, 1926 on front free endpaper. 308 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, small corner chip, one 1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021339

Price: 65.00 USD
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Untamed, Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
131 Untamed
Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
Baltimore Signature Press, Inc. 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean sage green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names or writing inside. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has light fading to spine. 3/4" closed tear at top corner of spine, same on rear bottom edge. Small chip on front bottom edge (1" x 1/4"). Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005634

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sally Salt, Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson
132 Sally Salt
Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson
New York Syndicate Publishing 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket David Robinson, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dustjacket illustrated by David Robinson. Clean green tweed cloth boards with brown decorations, black lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks; a little browning to gutter of rear inside hinge. Illustrations by David Robinson. 349 pages. Illustrated jacket has some edge wear and chipping, light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021400

Price: 12.00 USD
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Beau Sabreur, Wren, P.C.
133 Beau Sabreur
Wren, P.C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in color illustrated original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; small date, 1/17/28, on rear fixed endpaper. 370 pgs. Illustrated with scenes from the Paramount motion picture. Clean color illustrated dustjacket with wrap-around scene has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/4"), slight wear to front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018962

Price: 65.00 USD
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