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1 Harper's Magazine Vol. LXVI

New York Harper & Brothers 1883 Leather Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean full leather with black unchipped title & volume box on spine, gold stamped lettering. Some edge scuffing, no cracking or tears. Small spot of insect damage to inside fixed endpaper corner. Binding is tight & square. No names or bookplates, pages are clean. 972 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Large 8vo. Antiquarian. 011208

Price: 50.00 USD
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Captain Martha Mary, Abbott, Avery
2 Captain Martha Mary
Abbott, Avery
New York Century Co. 1912 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, decorated binding. "Published April 1912" on copyright page, 1912 on title page. Clean green cloth boards (decorated binding with yellow and brown sunflower decoration on cover). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned brief previous owner inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. 211 pp. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Original illustrated jacket has a few small chips, very light soiling, 1.00 net price on cover and spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019577

Price: 30.00 USD
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3 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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4 Remnants of Early Latin
Allen, F. D.
Boston Ginn & Co. 1893 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very light corner wear (no fraying or wear-through). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper, occasional pencil notations on page margins. 8vo. Latin. 010178

Price: 35.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
5 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

Price: 25.00 USD
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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
6 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

Price: 30.00 USD
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The American Toilet, Anonymous
7 The American Toilet
Anonymous
New York Imbert's Lithographic Office 1827 Pamphlet Very Good 
Scarce early American booklet of lithographs on the true meaning of beauty. The American Toilet. New York: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Size: 4-5/8" x 3-5/8". Twenty page small lithograph booklet, each lithograph with liftable flap revealing text underneath. Bound with original string on left edge, no covers. A few of the flaps are missing, and some of these pages have slight damage (holes where flap was removed). Others are in perfect condition. Lithographs are black and white and have not been colored. 023734

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
8 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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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
9 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

Price: 25.00 USD
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Pierrette, Bouvet, Marguerite
10 Pierrette
Bouvet, Marguerite
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1896 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Will Phillip Hooper, Illustrator 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with white lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Slight loss at top of spine (1/8"). Tiny spot of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no foxing or soiling. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 203 pgs. with lovely illustrations by Will Phillip Hooper. Children's. 013640

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11 The Recreations of a Country Parson
Boyd, Andrew
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1861 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black pebbly cloth boards with stamped decoration on cover, bright stamped gilt lettering on spine. One tiny pin-head size spot of wear to lower rear spine corner. No fading, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. 1861 in Roman Numerals on title page. Second book in a three volume series. Clean dark brown endpapers (small circular previous owner blind stamped embossment to lower corner of front free endpaper). Gilt top page edges. 444 pgs. Philosophical thoughts on work and play, country houses and country life, hurry, worries and growing old. 8vo. Philosophy. 016034

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The Grip of Honor: A Story of Paul Jones and the American Revolution, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
12 The Grip of Honor: A Story of Paul Jones and the American Revolution
Brady, Cyrus Townsend
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
First Edition, with 1900 on title page and copyright page. Decorated green cloth boards with red, green and gold illustration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling, small label fragment on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some spotting to page edges. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name and date (April 28, 1900) in pencil on front free endpaper. 016175

Price: 5.00 USD
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A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title, Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
13 A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title
Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
New York J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 1908 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, no fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the play. (8 black and white plates, including frontispiece). 020503

Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Dora Thorne
Braeme, Charlotte M.
New York F. M. Lupton Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Boards are clean, with some faint water spots (spots where loss of sheen has occurred). No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Small previous owner plate on front free endpaper. 266 pgs. 8vo. Antiquarian. 009357

Price: 10.00 USD
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Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism, Bryan, George J.
15 Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism
Bryan, George J.
Buffalo The Courier Company 1886 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decorative border on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. Light surface scuffing to boards, slight surface wear at bottom spine edge, some fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis portrait of author with (presumed printed) signature below on back of front fly leaf, clean tissue guard; portrait of John Lord with clean tissue guard in main text. 231 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 015102

Price: 25.00 USD
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Aesop and His Fables (Little Folk's Library Second Series), Bryce, Catherine T. And Edna Turpin
16 Aesop and His Fables (Little Folk's Library Second Series)
Bryce, Catherine T. And Edna Turpin
New York/Chicago Newson & Co. 1928 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Walter Crane and Other Artists 
Clean color illustrated softcover book with stapled binding. Small faint name at top edge of front cover. 48 pgs. with color illustrations. No writing, marks or tears. 4-1/2 x 5-3/4". 011443

Price: 25.00 USD
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Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one), Bunn, Alfred
17 Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one)
Bunn, Alfred
Philadelphia A. Hart, Late Carey and Hart 1853 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards decorated on front and rear boards and spine with blind-stamping, gold lettering on spine. Spine title: Alfred Bunn in America. Very light soiling. 1/4" loss to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text pages are clean (some dust-speckling to text block edges). Fold-out statistic sheet on Lowell manufacturers. 315 pp. 020775

Price: 30.00 USD
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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
18 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

Price: 40.00 USD
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19 The Dawn of a To-morrow
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Yohn, Illustrator 
Clean red ribbed cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations (color plates) by Yohn. 156 pgs. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011178

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Party of Baccarat, Byrne, Donn
20 A Party of Baccarat
Byrne, Donn
New York Century Co. 1930 Stated First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Arthur William Brown, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded rust brown 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. 212 pgs. Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very small edge chip at top spine edge, very shallow chip at top front panel edge (under 1/16"); faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of love and gambling on the colorful Riviera by the author of "Field of Honor", "Brother Saul", "Hangman's House" and other fine novels. 017873

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