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Nat the Naturalist: A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas, Fenn, George Manville
141 Nat the Naturalist: A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas
Fenn, George Manville
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Gordon Browne, Illustrator 
Clean decorated green cloth boards with illustrated cover showing campsite and boat under sail, red lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light corner wear, tiny spots of wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 335 pgs. Seven full-page illustrations. Circa 1900 (no date). 008584

Price: 15.00 USD
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Twin Beds, Field, Edward Salisbury
142 Twin Beds
Field, Edward Salisbury
New York W. J. Watt 1913 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Printing, published July 1913. Decorated American Trade Binding. Blue cloth boards with lighter blue lettering on cover and spine, gold and light blue twin bed decoration on cover. No fraying. Slight rubbing to lettering on spine but still legible. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 176 pages. 025064

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Little Book of Tribune Verse - A Number of Hitherto Uncollected Poems, Grave and Gay, Field, Eugene (Joseph G. Brown, Editor)
143 A Little Book of Tribune Verse - A Number of Hitherto Uncollected Poems, Grave and Gay
Field, Eugene (Joseph G. Brown, Editor)
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1901 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Allyn Wolcott Palmer, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding, Moss green ribbed cloth boards with blue, green and gold decoration, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Collected and Edited by Joseph G. Brown; introduction by Joseph G. Brown. With beautiful illustrations by Allyn Wolcott Palmer. 249 pages. 024945

Price: 15.00 USD
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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
144 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
145 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Celibate's Wife, Flowerdew, Herbert
146 A Celibate's Wife
Flowerdew, Herbert
London / New York John Lane: The Bodley Head 1899 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated (British) binding. Printed by Ballantyne, Hansen & Co., Edinburgh and London. Dark green cloth boards with haunting portrait of woman in brown cape against red, black and blue landscape, white line border and red lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. A few tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top corner edge of front free endpaper. Stated "Second Edition" on copyright page, 1899 on title page. 413 pages + 15 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Protected in removable mylar cover. 022224

Price: 50.00 USD
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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
147 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
148 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 Stated First edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
First Edition, published October, 1902. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean lavender-blue ribbed cloth boards with white and blue decoration and white 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. Six full color illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy with clean printed tissue guards. Every page has beautiful color decorated margins. A collectible quality first edition. 023127

Price: 95.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
149 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Lovely First Edition, Published October, 1902. Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean blue ribbed cloth boards with green and white floral illustration on cover and spine, white lettering on cover and spine. No wear to lettering or decoration. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy with page decorations throughout by Margaret Armstrong. 111 pages. 023013

Price: 80.00 USD
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Wanted - A Matchmaker, Ford, Paul Leicester
150 Wanted - A Matchmaker
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1901 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean green cloth boards with darker and lighter green, red, and white mistletoe and holly decoration on cover and spine, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Brief Christmas inscription from 1901 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy, including frontis illustration with printed tissue guard. Page decorations throughout by Margaret Armstrong. Early printing - 1901 on title page, copyright 1900 by Dodd Mead & Company on copyright page. 023014

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wanted - A Matchmaker, Ford, Paul Leicester
151 Wanted - A Matchmaker
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1903 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy; Margaret Armstrong 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram M.A. - Margaret Armstrong). Clean green cloth boards with decoration in lighter and darker green, white, and red with gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pin-head size nick to cloth at top rear board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Two neatly penned previous owner names on front free endpaper. Lovely frontis illustration by Howard Chandler Christy with printed tissue guard; four additional full page illustrations by Christy with printed tissue guards (all illustrations present). All pages beautifully decorated by Margaret Armstrong. 022568

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Stumbling Block, Forman, Justus Miles
152 A Stumbling Block
Forman, Justus Miles
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver and black decoration, silver line border on cover and spine. Small spots of wear at corners, cloth boards are clean and still have a nice sheen. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and notation on where purchased on front fixed endpaper, very small evidence of bookplate (paper fragment) on front free endpaper. 310 pages. 022065

Price: 25.00 USD
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Buchanan's Wife, Forman, Justus Miles
153 Buchanan's Wife
Forman, Justus Miles
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Will Grefe, Illustrator 
Decorated cloth binding - First Edition, with 1906 on title page and "Published August, 1906" on copyright page. Orange cloth boards with illustration of sulking man and woman on cover, white lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to boards. Two tiny spots of wear at base of spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 291 pp. Illustrated by Will Grefe. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; seven additional black & white plates. 019377

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Frozen Ship - Or Clint Webb Among the Sealers, Foster, W. Bert
154 The Frozen Ship - Or Clint Webb Among the Sealers
Foster, W. Bert
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Co. 1913 First Edition Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American Trade Binding. Beige cloth boards with white, blue and brown decoration on cover (sailing ship frozen amidst glacial ice, two seals sitting on ice). White lettering and small seal decoration on spine. Moderate soiling, tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and address at top of front fixed endpaper. 023989

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Farringdons, Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft
155 The Farringdons
Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft
New York D. Appleton 1900 Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean decorated American trade binding. Golden brown buckram cloth boards with brown, burgundy and green decoration on cover and spine, green title box with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Copyright 1900 on copyright page, 1900 on title page. 367 pages. 023546

Price: 30.00 USD
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Four Months Afoot in Spain, Franck, Harry A.
156 Four Months Afoot in Spain
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1911 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1911. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - HB monogram on cover). Clean green cloth boards with black, green and white illustration and black and white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 292 pages. 023998

Price: 20.00 USD
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Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
157 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers monogram). Green cloth boards with green and yellow decoration on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Occasional foxing to some pages. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages. The lives and history of adventurers, including lumberjacks, cowboys, surveyors, explorers, big-game hunters, trappers, wildlife photographers. 023882

Price: 15.00 USD
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Thoroughbreds, Fraser, W. A.
158 Thoroughbreds
Fraser, W. A.
Wessels 1906 Later Edition Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, copyright 1906 (originally published by McClure, Phillips in 1902). Signed binding (FL). Beige cloth boards with red, black and white decoration. Small faint spot to cover and spine. Small bit of wear to cloth at front fore edge. Binding is tight & square, professional repair to cracked paper at rear hinge. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 405 pages. 022855

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
159 The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House
Frey, Hildegard G.
New York A. L. Burt 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean pale greenish beige cloth boards decorated with illustration of girls swimming at a campsite, girl holding paddle on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration. 235 pages. 022973

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lines Long and Short - Biographical Sketches in Various Rhymes, Fuller, Henry B.
160 Lines Long and Short - Biographical Sketches in Various Rhymes
Fuller, Henry B.
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1917 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean beige cloth boards with decorative red and green border on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 157 pages. Protected in clear removable mylar cover. 022385

Price: 35.00 USD
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