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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
1 The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
Adams, Richard
London Allen Lane/Penguin 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Cloth Bds Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 142 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fiction. 001127

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks: A History of People, Companies and Cooking, Allen, Colonel Bob
2 A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks: A History of People, Companies and Cooking
Allen, Colonel Bob
Paducah, Kentucky Collector Books 1990 0891454217 / 9780891454212 Paperback Fine 
Very clean large paperback in as new condition. No fading, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated profusely with full color photographs. Includes descriptions and prices. 213 pages. 026084

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3 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
4 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First 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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A Kentucky Cardinal, Allen, James Lane
5 A Kentucky Cardinal
Allen, James Lane
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards decorated with green tree branches, red cardinal, lighter green line border. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to three corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top stained upper page edges. A few small faint spots to rear board. Faint previous owner name and date (1900) on front free endpaper. Four illustrations. 138 pages. 022762

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Play It Again, Sam, Allen, Woody
6 Play It Again, Sam
Allen, Woody
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded red boards with blind-stamped Random House logo on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with slight yellowing to pages as is common in this book. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates, one tiny pen mark to upper right corner of front free endpaper (tiny E). 95 pgs. Black & white frontis photo with Woody Allen and Jerry Lacy portraying Allan Felix and Bogart. Unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with a few brown spots (foxing) along flap fold edges and more faintly, to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016570

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
7 The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Andrews, Allen
Chilton Book Company 1970 0801955254 / 9780801955259 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), no tears; a couple of vertical creases to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Charles II, and his "maitresse en titre" Barbara Villiers, who was the pacesetter for the court where King Charles sampled the ladies of his entourage as freely as he sampled his wines. Told with rare wit and devastating historical accuracy. 026261

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Into the Primitive, Bennet, Robert Ames
8 Into the Primitive
Bennet, Robert Ames
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1908 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Allen T. True, Illustrator 
Beige buckram cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Pinhead size spots of wear at spine corners. Light soiling (a few spots at one corner of cover), light rubbing to cover illustration. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Four illustrations in full color by Allen T. True. 319 pages. 023021

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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
9 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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Little America: Town at the End of the World, Carter, Paul Allen
10 Little America: Town at the End of the World
Carter, Paul Allen
New York Columbia University Press 1979 0231046820 / 9780231046824 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, map. 301 pages with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), slight age-toning, a little wear to paper at corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a tiny community perched on the edge of the vast wasteland of Antarctica. There, in 1929, the first Americans to set foot on that continent built the first Little America as a base for Richard E. Byrd's historic flight over the South Pole. Their experiences in the bitter, sunless Antarctic winter--and the later history of Little America until its abandonment in 1959--make up a exciting adventure set in the closest thing on Earth to outer space. 022638

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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
11 Sails and Whales
Chippendale, Captain H. A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life. 026788

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Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects, Colcord, Willard Allen
12 Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia Judson Press 1925 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing, published October, 1925, in original dust jacket. Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with clean red cloth boards, beige and black tiger in foreground, elephants with riders in background - decoration wrapping to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1925) - slight browning to endpapers from contact with dust jacket flap. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings. 439 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has corner chips at upper spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024704

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Wings and Paws, Colcord, Willard Allen
13 Wings and Paws
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia The Judson Press 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket U.S Department of Agriculture 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean green cloth boards with beautifully black & yellow illustrated cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small & tasteful old previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photo plates. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, clean and bright with animal illustrations, has small edge & corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A companion book to "Animal Land" by the same author. 150 true stories and much useful information about birds, animals and insects. 011551

Price: 65.00 USD
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The White Sister, Crawford, F. Marion
14 The White Sister
Crawford, F. Marion
New York MacMillan 1910 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Published March, 1910 (later printing of the first edition). Clean white cloth boards with red lettering, line border and red cross on gold shield on cover, red lettering on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Frontis portrait of Miss Viola Allen as "The White Sister" with clean tissue guard, additional portrait of her a few pages in. 335 pgs. Enchanting story of a woman who loses her love when he is killed on a military mission and becomes a nun, only to find out later that he is alive. 5-1/2" x 8". Fiction. 016920

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Leila: Further in the Life and Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman, Donleavy, J. P.
15 Leila: Further in the Life and Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman
Donleavy, J. P.
London Allen Lane 1983 0-7139-1171-9 / 9780713911718 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright, slight dust speckling to edges. Small letter "R" on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 428 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013028

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground, Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
16 The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground
Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1939 Hardcover fine No Dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding illustrated with lovely silhouette drawings by Jessie Gillespie. Clean unworn red cloth boards with elaborate gold title box on cover and black silhouette of two boys reaching for a ball in the air. Gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. In addition to the silhouettes, there are drawings and diagrams explaining rules of play for many games, along with musical scores and lyrics for songs. 337 pages with index. Games include Blind Man's Bluff, Nose and Toe Tag, Leap Frog, Soap Bubble Polo, Skipping Rope and many more. Really nice book of active games for children! 027392

Price: 40.00 USD
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A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy, Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
17 A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy
Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2001 0807826030 / 9780807826034 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with 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. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously between southern New Jersey and North Carolina. They share stories of failures, successes, hopes, fears and inspirations, and muse on connections between gardening and music, family and friendship. 022496

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Burning Arrows, Hochbaum, Elfrieda
18 Burning Arrows
Hochbaum, Elfrieda
Boston Bruce Humphries Publishers 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
SIGNED first edition (association copy) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fading, pages are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author's daughter who published the book and wrote the introduction: "To Else Allen, A Dear friend of my mother's and of all of us, With the warmest wishes, Elfrieda Pope Bestelmeyer." Photo frontispiece of Elfrieda Hochbaum, plus photo illustrations at rear of book. 320 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with 1" closed tear at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 000015

Price: 30.00 USD
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Samantha in Europe, Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
19 Samantha in Europe
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
New York Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1896 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket C. DeGrimm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated cloth binding, with steamship at sea, tower of Pisa, Arc de Triomphe, soldiers, travelers on cover and spine in silver, gold, black and green. Unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. One tiny pin-point spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small American Red Cross - Jersey City Chapter label at top left corner of front free endpaper). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, many illustrations throughout the book (C. DeGrimm, Illustrator). 714 pages. Date 1896 on title page, Copyright 1895 on copyright page. 021166

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Behaviour of Horses In relation to management and training, Kiley-Worthington, Marthe
20 The Behaviour of Horses In relation to management and training
Kiley-Worthington, Marthe
London J. A. Allen 1989 0851313973 / 9780851313979 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 265 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A study of patterns of behavior in horses resulting in greatly improved understanding of the equine species. 019104

Price: 15.00 USD
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