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Colonel Bull's Inheritance, Hall, Aylmer
41 Colonel Bull's Inheritance
Hall, Aylmer
Meredith Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with red foil lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean maroon endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Small red penmark to bottom page edges. 250 pgs. Very clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of wear and tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The struggles of Colonel Bull when he inherits a castle eighty miles for Cork--a fast-moving adventure story of mid-eighteenth century Ireland. 8vo. Fiction. 012808

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Stanley: An Adventurer Explored, Hall, Richard
42 Stanley: An Adventurer Explored
Hall, Richard
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1975 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very small corner chip at top rear corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent biography revealing Stanley in all his complexity and greatness. Large 8vo. Biography. 013790

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43 The Darkling Plain: A Study of the Later Fortunes of Romaticism in English Poetry from George Darley to W. B. Yeats
Heath-Stubbs, John
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 221 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012361

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The Consort, Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
44 The Consort
Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
Grove Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slight yellowing). No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. This book was issued with two alternative dustjackets. It was banned in England, for it was feared it would offend the Royal family. BOTH dustjackets are present, both are unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. A romantic fantasy about love and Royalty. 8vo. Fiction. 012126

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45 Flags, Palaces and Songs of Britain
Hewett, Nora, Beatrice Home and Enid Leale
London A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1927 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Boards are clean with touch of light sunning to spine. Some wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Twenty-four color plates. Pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper has corner-clip. No names or writing. 8vo. Great Britain. 006217

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Courtesans: Money, Sex and Fame in the Nineteenth Century, Hickman, Katie
46 Courtesans: Money, Sex and Fame in the Nineteenth Century
Hickman, Katie
New York William Morrow 2003 0-06-620955-2 / 9780066209555 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. History. 013463

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Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
47 Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches)
Home, Gordon
London J. M. Dent 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Small clean book (illustrated) in original dust jacket. Size approx. 4-3/4" x 7". Purple cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper dated 1939. Edited and illustrated by Gordon Home. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, separation at front flap fold, half of spine missing. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. 023461

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Certain Delightful English Towns, Howells, W. D.
48 Certain Delightful English Towns
Howells, W. D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green ribbed cloth boards with bright gilt & red lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear (no fraying). Gilt top edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. One loose illustration page, all else firmly attached. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 290 pgs. Illustrated with photographs throughout. 8vo. Great Britain. 007662

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Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill, Husted, Helen
49 Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill
Husted, Helen
New York Coward McCann 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket A. Mireur, Illustrator 
Clean white boards with clean bright color illustration on front board. Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by A. Mireur. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light soiling, thumbnail size chip at top edge of front panel, shallow (1/4") chipping at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a seven year old boy from England who was sent to America to stay until World War II was over. 8vo. World War II. 013699

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Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish, Huxley, Elspeth
50 Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish
Huxley, Elspeth
New York Harper & Brothers 1942 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1943). Very slight tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 102 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great stories of World War II. It is the story of Mary Cornish, an Englishwoman assigned as escort on the evacuee ship "City of Benares" which was carrying children out of the war zone to safety in Canada the summer of 1940. The ship was torpedoed several days out of port and only one lifeboat survived to return its passengers to land. Eight incredible days at sea in an open boat - the dramatic story of Mary Cornish, six boys and forty men following the torpedoing of the "City of Benares". 024459

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The Legends of Smokeover, Jacks, L. P.
51 The Legends of Smokeover
Jacks, L. P.
New York George H. Doran 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean ( a few light pencil marks to margins). Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "Robert Maier - L. P. Jacks - March 21, 1929." Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 411 pgs. 8vo. Great Britain. 016373

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Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies, Jefferies, Richard
52 Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies
Jefferies, Richard
London and Redhill Lutterworth Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Agnes Miller Parker, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight manufacturer's wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 388 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. 8vo. Nature. 011995

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Shakespeare-Land: Beautiful England, Jerrold, Walter
53 Shakespeare-Land: Beautiful England
Jerrold, Walter
London and Glasgow Blackie & Son, Ltd. 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket E. W. Haslehust, Illustrator 
Clean gray boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight browning to edges. Hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; previous owner inscription on back of frontis illustration. Illustrated with twelve color paintings by E. W. Haslehust. Printed in England. 63 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny shallow chip at rear spine corner edge, one short closed edge tear (1/2") at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 9". Great Britain. 017316

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Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary, Johnstone, Sandy
54 Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary
Johnstone, Sandy
San Rafael, CA Presidio Press 1979 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at rear panel bottom edge, hint of very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's account of the 602nd Air Squadron's outstanding role in the victory of the Battle of Britain during World War II, brilliantly brought to life through the pages of his diary. 018237

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Unfinished Journey, Jones, Jack
55 Unfinished Journey
Jones, Jack
New York Oxford University Press 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Moss green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, hint of dust soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with hint of very light soiling to rear panel. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of author's life in the Rhondda Valley, England's derelict coal mining area, where he was born, his early adventures in the Boer War in South Africa, the Great War, and politics and unemployment afterwards. 018668

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Tales of Old Inns, Keverne, Richard
56 Tales of Old Inns
Keverne, Richard
London Collins 1939 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust red cloth board with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a little light dust-speckling to fore-edges; small previous owner label at top edge of front free endpaper (return address label in size) and small written comment. With 70 illustrations (photographs), 17 pen and ink drawings, and six maps. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3s6d net on front inside flap), small chips at top spine edge and one corner, some fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. THe romance and history of some of the most historic hostelries in England. 021495

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57 Palace and Hovel or Phases of London Life Being Personal Observations of an American in London By Day and Night; with Vivid Illustrations of the Manners, Social Customs and Modes of Living of the Rich and the Reckless, the Destitute and the Depraved...
Kirwan, Daniel Joseph (Edited By A. Allan)
London/New York/Toronto Abelard-Schuman, Ltd. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint of a book first published in 1870. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 218 pgs. with illustrations from original edition. Dustjacket is quite clean (some light soiling to rear panel, unchipped, with one 1" closed tear at top edge of rear panel, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 008863

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The Men Around Churchill, Kraus, Rene
58 The Men Around Churchill
Kraus, Rene
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1941 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
Stated First Edition. Very clean, bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 339 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has slight loss at top of spine (approx. 1/8"), hint of slight wear at spine foot. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012670

Price: 15.00 USD
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Orangefield, Kyle, Elisabeth
59 Orangefield
Kyle, Elisabeth
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 318 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, corner creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The career of a strangely fascinating and self-centered woman in a great English country house. 8vo. Fiction. 015278

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Thunderstruck, Larson, Erik
60 Thunderstruck
Larson, Erik
New York Crown Publishers 2006 1400080665 / 9781400080663 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue-black boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, mere hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, a true story of love and murder in a changing world of science, seances, invention, magicians, and Scotland Yard detectives. 018228

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