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181 The Confessions of a Well-Meaning Woman
McKenna, Stephen
New York George H. Doran 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with embossed raised lettering on cover, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No fading to boards or lettering. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. Publisher's colophon on copyright page, indicating first printing. Clean scarce dustjacket beautifully illustrated in color by A. D. Rahn has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, very small chip at bottom right corner of spine, larger corner chip at top left and right corner of front panel (approx. size of a nickel), short closed edge tears with light corner creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014434

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Female of the Species, McNeile, H. C.
182 The Female of the Species
McNeile, H. C.
Garden City, New York Crime Club, Inc. (Doubleday) 1928 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, nice solid book. Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling to rear board. Small spots of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. 302 pages. 028439

Price: 20.00 USD
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A World History, McNeill, William H.
183 A World History
McNeill, William H.
Oxford University Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with deep blue stamped lettering, white illustrations on cover; blue and white lettering on 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. Illustrated with glossy black and white plates, large section of color world maps at rear of book. 478 pages with index. Dust jacket with price intact has edge wear, corner chips, light rubbing and soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028267

Price: 12.00 USD
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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
184 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Samuel H. Bryant, Illustrator 
Very clean golden brown cloth boards with brown ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 343 pgs. + bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very clean except for hint of light soiling to white rear panel, no chips, slight wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011803

Price: 25.00 USD
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Selected Prejudices, Mencken, H. L.
185 Selected Prejudices
Mencken, H. L.
New York Modern Library 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean brown cloth flexible boards with blind-stamped torchrunner on cover, bright gold lettering and grape-vine logo on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Kent style endpapers are clean, with small previous owner name/address stamped at lower corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 166 pages. 022839

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Winnie the Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House At Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Milne, A. A.
186 Winnie the Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House At Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young
Milne, A. A.
New York E. P. Dutton 1950 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Ernest H. Shepard, Illustrator 
Nice set of four hardcover books in clean original illustrated dust jackets, published in 1950. Clean illustrated cloth covered boards (beige, red, and green cloth boards). No fraying, bumping or fading. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (two of the books have neatly penned previous owner names at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Dust jackets are clean, have minor wear, closed tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. A solid set of children's classics. 027955

Price: 80.00 USD
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The Bedside Tales, Miscellaneous
187 The Bedside Tales
Miscellaneous
New York William Penn Publishing Corp 1945 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
1945 [1945] with a dust jacket illustrated by Peter Arno, Introduction by Peter Arno. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very small tear to cloth at top spine edge. Binding is tight, hinges sound, no cracking. Clean pages, including blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 569 pages. Dust jacket says "Tudor Publishing Company" at base of spine, although book states Wm. Penn Publishing on title page and on copyright page. Jacket has edge chipping, long closed tear to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An anthology of fine writing - 54 superlative stories by writers such as Robert Benchley, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Damon Runyon, H. L. Mencken, S. J. Perlman and many other top writers of the day. There is a story to suit every mood! 024676

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The Story of the Bible, Miscellaneous
188 The Story of the Bible
Miscellaneous
New York Wm. H. Wise & Co. 1950 Library Edition in Four Volumes Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean complete four-volume set. Clean blue-black faux leather boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 1592 pages total, with upwards of 1200 illustrations in color and monotone, maps. Size of each volume approximately 8-1/2" x 11". 023784

Price: 75.00 USD
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Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman, Moliere
189 Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman
Moliere
New York Heritage Press 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Serge Ivanoff, Illustrator 
Beautiful Heritage Press edition in original slipcase. Original Heritage Sandglass pamphlet enclosed. Clean rose and charcoal black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine in black title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. With an Introduction by Henry Peyre. Illustrations by Serge Ivanoff. 197 pages. Clean black paper covered slipcase is sturdy, no cracking; tiny point of wear at one corner. 023823

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Writer's Notes on His Trade, Montague, C. E.
190 A Writer's Notes on His Trade
Montague, C. E.
London Chatto and Windus 1930 Limited Edition (SIGNED) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Book condition, Near Fine. Dustjacket Very Good+. Limited Edition, this being No. 184 of 700 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Very clean red-orange patterned boards (unfaded) with clean red-orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pgs., with introductory essay by H. M. Tomlinson. Dustjacket with price on cover of 3 guineas net has a few very tiny shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, clean except for faint pink stain on cover (approx. 1" x 2") below lettering. Very presentable and collectable copy of this work on the art of writing. 10" x 6-1/2". Writing. 016205

Price: 150.00 USD
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Mince Pie: Adventures on the Sunny Side of Grub Street, Morley, Christopher
191 Mince Pie: Adventures on the Sunny Side of Grub Street
Morley, Christopher
New York George H. Doran 1919 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Walter Jack Duncan, Illustrator 
Beige boards with brown cloth spine, black lettering, small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Wear to two corner tips, very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Light soiling to boards. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper and on title page. 296 pgs. with illustrations by Walter Jack Duncan. 8vo. Fiction. 016499

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pandora Lifts the Lid, Morley, Christopher and Don Marquis
192 Pandora Lifts the Lid
Morley, Christopher and Don Marquis
New York George H. Doran 1924 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright unchipped orange lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name in light pencil on front fly leaf. 299 pgs. Clean, solid book. 8vo. Fiction. 012031

Price: 15.00 USD
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Recipes of All Nations, Morphy, Countess
193 Recipes of All Nations
Morphy, Countess
New York William H. Wise & Co. 1949 Popular Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with small chef illustration on cover, cream lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Thumb indexed fore edge. 821 pages with index. Compiled and edited by Countess Morphy. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at spine corners, wear to spine folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Alarge book of recipes from twenty-nine different countries, a complete and comprehensive collection of foreign recipes. Every country is dealt with in a section of its own, with its own introduction and a well-arranged Contents and Index. All the recipes are typical of the country from which they come, and are absolutely authentic. Recipes were chosen for ease of preparation and appeal to American tastes. 021245

Price: 25.00 USD
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Unrelenting: The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights and My Pursuit of Excellence, Morris, George H. (with Karen Robertson Terry)
194 Unrelenting: The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights and My Pursuit of Excellence
Morris, George H. (with Karen Robertson Terry)
North Pomfret, Vermont Trafalgar Square Books 2016 1570767106 / 9781570767104 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, tiny pinhead size nick at top board edge, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated profusely with great photographs. Foreword by Chris Kappler. 436 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028487

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich, Morrison, Wilbur H.
195 Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich
Morrison, Wilbur H.
New York St. Martin's Press 1982 0-312-29981-8 / 9780312299811 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 322 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. 8vo. World War II. 013657

Price: 35.00 USD
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Gardening in the Shade: Planting the Shaded Garden with Shrubs and Herbaceous Perennials, Morse, H. K.
196 Gardening in the Shade: Planting the Shaded Garden with Shrubs and Herbaceous Perennials
Morse, H. K.
Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 205 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top of spine, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008867

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Perfect Horse, Murray, William H. H.
197 The Perfect Horse
Murray, William H. H.
New York Vantage Press 1966 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised edition in illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver 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. 342 pages. Clean dustjacket with wrap-around illustration has clear tape reinforcement at top and bottom spine edges and one corner, light rubbing and surface nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This famous book was first printed in 1873 (first edition is quite rare). Here it is in its entirety, with a preface by W. Robert Morgan, and original introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. A vast knowledge on the Morgan horse; breeding, handling, training and showing -- from a 19th century expert on the subject. 021570

Price: 15.00 USD
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Contact Mercury (A Novel of Espionage), Nason, Leonard H.
198 Contact Mercury (A Novel of Espionage)
Nason, Leonard H.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean and tight stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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. 247 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has 1/4" shallow chipping at base of spine, one very small chip at top of front panel edge (size of a match head). Not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thrilling espionage story of post-occupation Paris concerning an O.S.S. officer, a glamorous secret agent, and the atomic bomb. 027805

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Complete Murder Sampler, Nelson, James (editor)
199 The Complete Murder Sampler
Nelson, James (editor)
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Small nick to cloth above title on spine (1/4" closed tear). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 368 pgs. Murder mysteries by authors such as Raymond Chandler, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, John Buchan and more. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017016

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Journey to the Interior, Newby, P. H.
200 A Journey to the Interior
Newby, P. H.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gold line drawing on cover, gold lettering on spine. Clean, with one tiny spot to front board, smaller than a pea. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free and rear fixed endpaper. 276 pgs. 8vo. adventure/travel. 015243

Price: 15.00 USD
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