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Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III), Burton, Richard F.
1 Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III)
Burton, Richard F.
The Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only De Luxe Edition (Limited to 250 copies) Half-Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
De Luxe Edition, Limited to 250 copies (this copy is No. 36). Volume III only. Blue cloth boards with brown leather corners and spine with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to leather edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean marbled blue endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Additional illustrations with tissue guards. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Deckled page edges. 304 pgs. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4". Literature. 013125

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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
2 Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I
Cartland, Barbara
England 1979 Paperback Very Good+ Signed
11" x 14" framed color photograph of author Barbara Cartland standing in front of a huge and ancient tree planted by Queen Elizabeth I of England, with her autograph below it (Love, Barbara Cartland), and a "Lucky Oak Leaf" from the tree in a see-through custom printed envelope below that. Also a typed 5-paragraph note from Barbara Cartland on her personal stationery on rear of framed picture regarding the oak leaf keepsake. Also included are three paperback romance novels by Miss Cartland in excellent condition (titles: The Prude and the Prodigal - Bantam, first printing,October, 1980; A Circus for Love - Pan, first printing, 1987; The Ghost Who Fell in Love, Bantam, first printing, 1979). After her death in May of 2000, Dame Barbara Cartland was interred at her private estate in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, under this very tree that had been planted by Queen Elizabeth I. Miss Cartland was the world's most prolific novelist who wrote 723 books in her lifetime, of which no less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages. She also wrote historical biographies, 6 autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins and cookery. In January, 1988, Cartland received the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, the highest honour of the city of Paris, for publishing 25 million books in France. She wrote her last book at age 97 and died just shy of her 99th birthday in May of 2000. 024117

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Yellow Book - A Selection, Denny, Norman
3 The Yellow Book - A Selection
Denny, Norman
London / New York The Bodley Head / The Viking Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine, rear cover. No fraying. Faintest hint of rubbing. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Decorated title page, frontispiece illustration by Max in black and yellow on tan paper ("The Yellow Dwarf"). 372 pages of text followed by 36 full page illustrations at rear of book by outstanding artists of the time such as Aubrey Beardsley, John S. Sargent, Max Beerbohm, John Lavery and many more. A wonderful collection from "The Yellow Book", the first quarterly volume of which appeared in April, 1894, under the joint imprint of Elkin Mathews and John Lane. Selections include work by Henry James, John Buchan, Kenneth Grahame and other greats. 025515

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Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems, Gay, Romney
4 Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems
Gay, Romney
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1946 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Romney Gay, Illustrator 
Clean illustrated color boards in original dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. Slight wear to top and bottom spine edge, corner tips. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. Lovely illustrations in color and black and white by the author. A wonderful collection of poems for children by various poets, 36 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, a few closed corner tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023652

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5 Wild Ginger: Gleams from Many Camp-fires (Wood Sorrel and Sweet Cicely - Stories of Many Types - New to the Printer's Types)
Hoover, Matt
New York Broadway Publishing Co. 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue/purple boards with black & white paste-on mountain illustration on cover, red line border, gilt and red lettering. Boards are clean and bright (faint thumb size spot on rear board). Cover illustration clean and unchipped. Binding is tight, with cracking at front hinge which has been neatly reinforced. Frontis fold-out photograph ("On the French River"). Cover lettering is bright and unchipped. 36 illustrations. Previous owner name in ink on front free endpaper, list of names in light pencil on back of frontis photograph. 346 pgs. Pages are clean and bright. 8vo. Nature. 007061

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North of 36, Hough, Emerson
6 North of 36
Hough, Emerson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering and single line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Book has some staining to spine and bottom edges. Spots of wear to upper front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with scenes from the Paramount film. 429 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, separated at front spine edge; some edge chipping and age-toning. 027383

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The Master Builder; Pillars of Society; Hedda Gabler, Ibsen, Henrik
7 The Master Builder; Pillars of Society; Hedda Gabler
Ibsen, Henrik
New York Modern Library 1917 Early Printings Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Modern Library No. 036.1, Early printing, Toledano binding no. 1. Clean brown leatherette flexible boards (few faint white spots to rear board) with gold Modern Library/Boni & Liveright logo on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying, hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean Brodzky endpapers; previous owner name neatly penned at top of title page and introduction page. 305 pp. Introduction by H. L. Mencken. 020467

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Jungle Trails and Jungle People - Travel, Adventure and Observation in the Far East, Whitney, Caspar
8 Jungle Trails and Jungle People - Travel, Adventure and Observation in the Far East
Whitney, Caspar
New York Charles Scribner 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram BS appears on spine decoration - F. Berkeley Smith) . Blue-green ribbed cloth boards with gold and ivory decoration on cover and spine, ivory lettering. A few small faint spots to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. slight surface wear to spine corners. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1905) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece is haunting illustration by A. Z. Baker (Paris '97) of elephants eating lotus leaves with clean tissue guard. 36 additional illustrations (excellent black and white photographs). 310 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (travel and adventure books). 022229

Price: 130.00 USD
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Hands that Built New Hampshire, Writers' Program - Work Projects Administration
9 Hands that Built New Hampshire
Writers' Program - Work Projects Administration
Brattleboro, Vermont Stephen Daye Press 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Poor Jacket 
Solid first edition in tattered dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. Hint of very faint soiling, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, very small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with 36 pages of photographs. Publisher's card (describing the book) laid in). 288 pages with bibliography and index. Dust jacket has chips, tears, missing pieces - is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A social history of New Hampshire and a reference book on arts and crafts - potters, builders, metal workers, glass makers, wheelwrights, stone cutters, weavers and rugmakers are all here. 024474

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