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A Bachelor Husband, Ayres, Ruby M.
1 A Bachelor Husband
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black title box, brown lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece illustration by Paul Stahr. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). 312 pages. Enchanting dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. of 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A newly married woman turns to another man for comfort when she learns she has been married for her money through overhearing the chance remark of her husband's friend. 026721

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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
2 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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In the Days of Poor Richard, Bacheller, Irving
3 In the Days of Poor Richard
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Wolcott Adams, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, blind-stamped hour-glass decoration on cover. A couple of small faint water spots to cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner name neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. 414 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, a few tiny nicks/scratches. Photo of author on rear panel with list of some of his books. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel of our nation's birth, and how it might never have been played out with Benjamin Franklin. 027427

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Aucassin and Nicolette, Bourdillon, F. W.
4 Aucassin and Nicolette
Bourdillon, F. W.
London and Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
1920 decorated binding (British) in original jacket. Small book (7" x 4-1/2"). Blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold letteirng on spine. Slight fading at spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gorgeous full color tipped-in illustrations from watercolor drawings by Marjorie Nash (eight illustrations). Deckled page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper with date (1922). Small bookseller's ticket on lower rear pastedown from "The Booke Shop at 4 Market Square, Providence." 80 pages. Jacket has color paste-on illustration (unchipped) small edge chipping and one large chip at rear panel corner spine edge continuing to lower spine. Price on jacket front panel (3/6 net). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022446

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Back to God's Country, Curwood, James Oliver
5 Back to God's Country
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight discoloration to spine from contact with dust jacket; small puncture to rear board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, but endpapers have some browning/foxing and a small return address label at top of front free endpaper, name and date 1924 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white scenes from the movie. 274 pages. Dust jacket is color illustrated with scene from the movie, is slightly age-toned, has small edge and corner chips, nearly separated at front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a Great Dane dog, protective of his friend Dolores, both icebound in the far North with a couple of men feuding over the lady. 027397

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The Garden Without Walls, Dawson, Coningsby
6 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

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Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals, De Quille, Dan
7 Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals
De Quille, Dan
St Martins Pr 2005 0312322712 / 9780312322717 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition: October 2005 on copyright page with full number line. Clean unfaded black boards with bright 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. 294 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with small (under 1") closed tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In 2002 a researcher for "The Harvard Crimson" came across a restricted archive labeled "Secret Court Files, 1920". What he uncovered was 500 pgs. of clandestine documents describing in detail an eighty-year-old episode in which Harvard University maliciously persecuted and harassed young men who were believed to be engaging in homosexual activity. It was a major scandal and one ofthe biggest cover-ups in Harvard's three and half centuries. 018146

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The Promises of Alice - The Romance of New England Parsonage, Deland, Margaret
8 The Promises of Alice - The Romance of New England Parsonage
Deland, Margaret
New York Harper & Brothers 1919 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Harold Brett, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1920. Illustrated by Harold Brett. 131 pages. Dust jacket has chip at top corner of rear panel (approx. 1/2" x 2"), additional very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024215

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The White Monkey, Galsworthy, John
9 The White Monkey
Galsworthy, John
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in wonderful art deco dust jacket. Very clean bright purple cloth boards with green title box, white and purple lettering, small white monkey on cover, crisp white lettering with small green decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Beautiful condition. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Shadow of a rubber band on half-title page and page opposite where a small rubber band made it's mark, otherwise all pages are clean and bright. 328 pages. Marvelous dust jacket by Ernest Walker has light dust soiling, no chips, very slight wear to spine ends. Author photo and biography on rear panel, along with summary of book. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novels of Distinction bookmark laid in. If you collect beautiful old dust jackets, or G&D Novels of Distinction, this one should be on your shelf. Galsworthy's interpretation of the unrest following World War I and its expression in the younger generation, is lifted by his art and understanding out of the class of strident novels of rebellious youth into true social history. 026508

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Forgotten Pioneer, Golden, Harry
10 Forgotten Pioneer
Golden, Harry
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Leonard Vosburgh, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Beige cloth boards with small illustration in brown on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Offset (brown shadow) to a few pages from an enclosed newspaper article reviewing the book. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh. 157 pp. + bibliography. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the old-time pack peddlers who walked the countryside in America from the earliest beginnings of our country until the mid-1920's. 020777

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11 Paris
Green, Anne
New York E. P. Dutton 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third Printing. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates (slight browning to endpapers). 336 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears, slight foxing to white rear panel edges. Front panel features photo of lovely woman wearing a Bergdorf-Goodman hat. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel by the author of "The Selbys", this is a romantic story of life in Paris during the early 1920's and the world of fashion, art and war. 8vo. Fiction. 016440

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The Up-to-Date Waitress, Hill, Janet McKenzie
12 The Up-to-Date Waitress
Hill, Janet McKenzie
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1923 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Brown-olive cloth boards with cream and black decoration, white lettering on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with half-tone engravings of tables, prepared dishes, appliances, etc. Preface by the author. 184 pages. Dust jacket has large edge chips, a few closed edge tears, but clean and attractive in archival quality mylar cover. A peek into what life was like in households with staff in the 1920's. Duties of the wait staff; the dining room and the pantry and their furnishings; care of the pantry and dining room; styles of serving meals; afternoon tea; rules of good service; carving; picnic baskets and traveler's lunch; care of lamps; care of sleeping rooms; serving meals without a maid (!). 024327

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Slovenly Peter (Struwelpeter) - Cheerful Stories and Funny Pictures for Good Little Folks, Hoffmann, Dr. Henry
13 Slovenly Peter (Struwelpeter) - Cheerful Stories and Funny Pictures for Good Little Folks
Hoffmann, Dr. Henry
Philadelphia John C. Winston Co. 1920 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean decorated American trade binding in dust jacket. Red cloth boards have original sheen, no wear, black and gold decoration, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Circa 1920's (n.d.) with "Illustrations Colored By Hand After the Original Style". Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper (Property of Editorial Dept. - Please Return). No other marks. All pages clean and bright. Wonderful color illustrations. Unpaginated. Dust jacket has some edge chipping, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024432

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Covered Wagon, Hough, Emerson
14 The Covered Wagon
Hough, Emerson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Photoplay Edition in clean original dust jacket! Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - some cracking at rear hinge has been professionally repaired. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with covered wagon trail across the United States. Small previous owner name and date in very light pencil on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece is photo of Emerson Hough, the author, driving a covered wagon. Illustrated with scenes from the Photoplay (A Paramount Motion Picture). 379 pages. Dust jacket is beautifully color illustrated, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025826

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The Sheik, Hull, E. M.
15 The Sheik
Hull, E. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and single line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 296 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket with beautiful image of sheik galloping across a desert on a black horse. A few very small corner / edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027385

Price: 75.00 USD
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Star-Dust, Hurst, Fannie
16 Star-Dust
Hurst, Fannie
New York A. L. Burt 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
A. L. Burt edition in beautiful original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down. Very small hole at inside front hinge. Frontispiece illustration. 458 pages. Clean color iIllustrated dust jacket has tiny corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce in jacket. 024181

Price: 100.00 USD
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Time Must Have A Stop, Huxley, Aldous
17 Time Must Have A Stop
Huxley, Aldous
New York Harper & Brothers 1944 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Bright blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative horizontal lines on spine. No fraying or wear; very light faint soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small mark on front free endpaper. 311 pages. Dust jacket has edge and corner chips, light soiling, not price clipped; nice author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set against the background of London and Florence in the late 1920's; principal character is Sebaqstiaqn Barnack, a young good-looking man who is imaginative, desperately ill-at-ease and full of self pity, but has an exquisite gift for writing poetry. 026584

Price: 14.00 USD
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Never the Twain Shall Meet, Kyne, Peter B.
18 Never the Twain Shall Meet
Kyne, Peter B.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Dean Cornwell, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration in black and white by Dean Cornwell. 375 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, slightly age-toned, with corner chips and short closed edge tears. A young shipping merchant finds himself in a romantic struggle between two women, a beautiful half-caste South Sea island queen and a more conventional female friend. A romance of California and the South Seas. 027395

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The Pride of Palomar, Kyne, Peter B.
19 The Pride of Palomar
Kyne, Peter B.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to corners, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by H. R. Ballinger. 372 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine ends, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in California in the days of the olds ranchos, the days of guitars and beautiful Spanish women and men gallant and brave. 026443

Price: 20.00 USD
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Elmer Gantry, Lewis, Sinclair
20 Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Novels of Distinction Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap's "Novels of Distinction" edition with high quality binding, in illustrated dustjacket. Very clean black cloth boards with yellow title box (with small illustration of church steeples) on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pages. Clean illustrated dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, closed tear at front spine fold (approx. 2"), soft crease at lower front panel, short closed edge tears. Complete list of "Novels of Distinction" on front and rear flaps of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021041

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