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Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador, Cornwallis-West, G.
21 Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador
Cornwallis-West, G.
London Country Life Ltd. 1938 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket K. F. Barker, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Text pages are clean and bright, light foxing to endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 119 pp. Illustrated with lovely drawings by K. F. Barker. Illustrated dustjacket has water stain at base of spine, shallow chipping at top spine edge, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about a Labrador, what dogs think about us, and above all, how to love a dog. 020613

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Tontine, Costain, Thomas B.
22 The Tontine
Costain, Thomas B.
London Collins 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Herbert Ryman, Illustrator 
First British edition in clean unclipped illustrated jacket. Exceptionally nice copy. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 928 pp. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (21s.net on front inside flap), unfaded, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020620

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
23 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Treasures of Asshur, Dallas, Captain Oswald
24 The Treasures of Asshur
Dallas, Captain Oswald
Cleveland, OH The World Syndicate 1929 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner inscription on blank flyleaf). 286 pages. Clean color illustrated jacket has some shallow chipping at upper edge, mostly at spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022993

Price: 18.00 USD
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Diane of the Green Van, Dalrymple, Leona
25 Diane of the Green Van
Dalrymple, Leona
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1914 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original jacket. Clean decorated beige cloth boards with green floral decoration circling red title lettering on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name with date (1916) on front free endpaper; no other marks. 441 pp. Illustrations by Reginald Birch. Clean illustrated dustjacket with lovely woman seated on steps of van; shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020629

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Deserter, Davis, Richard Harding
26 The Deserter
Davis, Richard Harding
New York Charles Scribner 1917 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original jacket with publisher's printed price on lower left corner of front panel (Fifty Cents Net). Very clean brown paper covered boards with small illustration on cover, clean dark brown cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by John T. McCutcheon. 43 pages. Dust jacket has very light soiling, shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022133

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Garden Without Walls, Dawson, Coningsby
27 The Garden Without Walls
Dawson, Coningsby
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful old illustrated dust jacket. Scarce title. Clean green cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 491 pages. Dust jacket has 1" closed tear at base of front panel, tiny closed tears at top and bottom spine edges, no chips, some very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of romance spanning England, Italy and France; coming to fruition in America. 025620

Price: 30.00 USD
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Return to Jalna, De La Roche,  Mazo
28 Return to Jalna
De La Roche, Mazo
Boston Little Brown 1946 STATED FIRST EDITION Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean light green cloth boards with blind-stamped oak leaf design on cover, gold lettering no spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; endpapers have hint of light foxing, no names, writing or marks. 462 pgs. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013867

Price: 20.00 USD
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Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India, Diver, Maud
29 Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India
Diver, Maud
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1931 on title page and copyright page. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold title box on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 496 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has two tiny edge chips, one tiny closed chip at spine fold. Faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Woven in with the lives of the characters is the vast background of changing India: life on the march in the silds of Sadak; camp life and work in the desert district around Kohab; life in the solitary hill state of Chitral, and glimpses of Kashmir. 017918

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Husband Who Ran Away, Dolson, Hildegarde
30 The Husband Who Ran Away
Dolson, Hildegarde
New York Random House 1948 Stated First printing Hardcover Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page.) Clean beige cloth boards with blue title box, gold lettering on spine, small gold stamped lettering on cover. Several small bumps to top front board edge, very small closed tear at top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 342 pgs. Unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has slight wear and very shallow edge and corner chipping at top and bottom of spine. Jacket illustration by Albert Jousset. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A husband runs away from his wife and her mother and he is on the loose in New York City in this breezy and humorous adventure by the author of "We Shook the Family Tree." 017897

Price: 30.00 USD
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Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings, Donnell, Annie Hamilton
31 Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings
Donnell, Annie Hamilton
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1916 Reprint Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket William Van Dresser, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers) in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with floral decoration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, hint of warp to front board. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. 187 pgs. Clean dustjacket has chip at rear bottom edge (1/2" tapering down to 1/4" deep and 2-1/2" length along bottom edge). No other chipping, a few short closed edge tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. SCARCE book in any printing, scarcer in dustjacket. "An irresistible novel of happiness". 007569

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Broad Highway, Farnol, Jeffery
32 The Broad Highway
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Reprint edition published December, 1913 in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - blue cloth boards with green and gold ribbon and locket decoration on cover, black and green lettering; black lettering and small locket on spine. Very slight fading to edges. Tiny spots of surface wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Four color illustrations by C. E. Brock. 518 pages. Dust jacket has chipping at base of spine, top of spine, also some closed edge tears and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024012

Price: 15.00 USD
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Jonathan's Doorstep, Fernald, Helen Clark
33 Jonathan's Doorstep
Fernald, Helen Clark
New York/Toronto Longmans, Green & Co. 1943 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Nedda Walker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very faint sunning at lower spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 280 pgs. Illustrations by Nedda Walker. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" deep by 1/2" wide chip at base of spine, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel about life during World War II in an historic New England house. 8vo. Fiction. 015631

Price: 50.00 USD
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In Lawless Lands, Finger, Charles J.
34 In Lawless Lands
Finger, Charles J.
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1924 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of slight fading at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying or wear (tiny bump to one corner tip). Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Cornelius Greenaway, hoping he'll not be led to emulate the doings of some of the people herein depicted - Chas. J. Finger." Endpapers otherwise clean, no other markings, except for slight offset (browning) to rear endpapers from (enclosed) author's newspaper obituary. 292 pages. Dustjacket is not clipped (Two Dollars and Fifty Cents appears on spine), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge and at lower right corner of front panel, light soiling, small piece of square tape near base of spine with faint "A" on it. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021172

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Hill Beyond, Fisher, Daisy
35 The Hill Beyond
Fisher, Daisy
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Bright orange cloth boards with black "lead-in" box on cover, black title box and illustration on spine. Very clean, except for two very small faint water spots on back board at corners. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 304 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has small circular chip on lower rear board (size of lima bean) in margin, a few very short closed edge tears. 8 vo.. Fiction. 010513

Price: 50.00 USD
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Mr. Littlejohn, Flavin, Martin
36 Mr. Littlejohn
Flavin, Martin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in lovely old illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 306 pages. Jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, thumbnail size chip at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fairly scarce novel, originally published by Harper. The story of a millionaire manufacturer who mysteriously disappears. While police of forty-eight states search high and low for him (presuming he has been kidnapped), he enjoys leaving behind the stresses of business, family, and labor leaders while he rents a car and takes a solo cross-country road trip, leaving a string of aliases behind him. 022725

Price: 25.00 USD
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Shorty McCabe, Ford, Sewell
37 Shorty McCabe
Ford, Sewell
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1906 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket Francis Vaux Wilson, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pp. Illustrations by Francis Vaux Wilson. Illustrated jacket has 1-1/2" piece missing at base of spine, up to 1" chipping at top spine edge, very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020944

Price: 12.00 USD
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Shorty McCabe's Odd Numbers, Ford, Sewell
38 Shorty McCabe's Odd Numbers
Ford, Sewell
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Reprint Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean illustrated original dustjacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Sound hinges - no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by F. Vaux Wilson. 309 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has two tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fun loving Shorty, everywhere from the East Side swell yachting parties with a cure for every ill, and more than a physician's ability to diagnose them. For those who appreciate laughing, this book will provide. 025521

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Court of King Arthur - Stories from the Land of the Round Table, Frost, William Henry
39 The Court of King Arthur - Stories from the Land of the Round Table
Frost, William Henry
New York Charles Scribner 1923 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Sydney Richmond Burleigh, Illustrator 
Clean beautiful book in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with full front board paste-on color illustration (no wear) of knights jousting. Gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 302 pages. Illustrated by Sydney Richmond Burleight. Dust jacket has a few small chips to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful edition of King Arthur stories for young people. 025212

Price: 32.00 USD
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Labels, Gibbs, A. Hamilton
40 Labels
Gibbs, A. Hamilton
Boston Little Brown 1926 First Edition, Later Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at spine corners, very small (match-head size) chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. SCARCE in dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 016775

Price: 45.00 USD
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