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Nothing So Strange, Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
1 Nothing So Strange
Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
New York Harper & Row 1958 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Clean blue boards with white lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, clean except for faint water stain to rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a man whose psychic gifts took him into many countries among people of all walks of life -- scientists, churchmen, royalty and ordinary men and women. Here he tells why he believes everybody has psychic endowment and how they can learn to use it. 025776

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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
2 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
3 The Maid of Maiden Lane
Barr, Amelia E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket M. S. Arthur, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards decorated with blue red and green rose floral design, oval cameo, dark blue lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration by M. S. Arthur. 338 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, has small chips at upper edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024905

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The King, Barthelme, Donald
4 The King
Barthelme, Donald
New York Harper & Row 1990 0060161957 / 9780060161958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Barry Moser, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, with full number line in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold crown on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 158 pp. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tender retelling of le Morte d'Arthur. 019523

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Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart, Bartlett, Arthur C.
5 Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart
Bartlett, Arthur C.
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Harold C. Cue, Illustrator 
First Edition in original color illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold 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 marks. Two tiny bookworm holes to top page edges extending less than 1/16" into top page margin. 292 pgs. Illustrated by Harold C. Cue. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4"), short closed edge tears, slight wear to fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017911

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6 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

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Father Was an Editor, Bolles, Joshua K.
7 Father Was an Editor
Bolles, Joshua K.
New York W. W. Norton 1940 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Arthur D. Fuller, Illustrator Signed
Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by author on half-title. Tiny red number at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unfaded, not price clipped, with two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011559

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A Party of Baccarat, Byrne, Donn
8 A Party of Baccarat
Byrne, Donn
New York Century Co. 1930 First 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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Place Called Estherville, Caldwell, Erskine
9 Place Called Estherville
Caldwell, Erskine
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering in decorative title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slight browning to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - small price marking at top corner of front free endpaper. 244 pages. Dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr. is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small ink mark to right of price; shallow edge and corner chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023471

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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Carr, John Dickson
10 The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Brothers 1949 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (very slight browning); no names, writing or marks. 304 pp. with index. 019128

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Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children, Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
11 Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children
Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
New York E. P. Dutton 1938 Twenty-second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Lovely, clean later printing of the first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of children flying a kite on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with over fifty silhouettes by Else Hasselris. 252 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has small shallow chips at upper edge of rear panel (under 1/8"), slight wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Awarded the Newbery Medal on October 4, 1926. A series of fascinating Chinese stories in which the author has caught admirably the spirit of Chinese life and thought. 026885

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)
12 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)
New York Heritage Press 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Heritage Press edition in original slipcase, with publisher's Sandglass pamphlet enclosed. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with line illustration on cover, beige cloth spine with red lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Illustrations by Honore Guilbeau. 275 pages. Size approx. 8" x 11-1/2". Paper-covered boards are clean but have some edge chipping. 027068

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The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods, Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
13 The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods
Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Arthur J. Anderson, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with dark brown cloth spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Arthur J. Anderson. 288 pps. with index. Clean dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, tiny corner chips, small piece of clear tape at bottom spine jacket edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An encyclopedia of woodslore and outdoor living...shortcuts, basic skills, advanced techniques to being a master of woodcraft. Everything from making shelter, chopping wood and cooking food to avoiding man-made booby traps and warding off dangerous plants, wild animals, dealing with insects, direction-finding. 018982

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The Seeing Stone, Crossley-Holland,  Kevin
14 The Seeing Stone
Crossley-Holland, Kevin
New York Arthur A. Levine Books 2001 0439263263 / 9780439263269 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition with correct number line (first printing). Smooth black boards with illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. 342 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in the time of King Arthur, with interesting and complex characters and a spellbinding story. 022036

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Dante Alighieri
15 The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri
New York The Heritage Press 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Heritage Press edition in clean original slipcase. Translated into English verse by Melville Best Anderson; with Notes and Elucidations by the Translator, an Introduction by Arthur Livingston, and Thirty-two Drawings by William Blake (printed for the first time). Includes Heritage Press "Sandglass" pamphlet. Very clean red and black patterned cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to spine cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 492 pages. Clean black slipcase has tiny spots of corner wear, no cracking. 027283

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Verdicts Out of Court, Darrow, Clarence
16 Verdicts Out of Court
Darrow, Clarence
Chicago Quadrangle 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue and red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear at top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 448 pgs. Edited with an introduction by Arthur & Lila Weinberg. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A fascinating collection of Darrow's writings, showing the wide range and the impact of his thinking on the Armerican character." - Irving Stone Lage 8vo. Law. 015441

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Hydrography of the American Isthmus, Davis, Arthur Powell
17 Hydrography of the American Isthmus
Davis, Arthur Powell
Washington DC U.S. Government Printing Office 1903 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean dark green pebbled cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, all text pages clean (small number written and stamped near base of title page). Illustrated with many photographs, graphs, maps (one fold-out and one double-page map "Rainfall Map of Nicaragua Canal Region). Small Publisher's "Note" tipped in (errata slip). Bottom page edges stamped "Property of United States Government". Book size: 8" x 11-1/2". A study of the Hydrography of Central America leading up to the construction of the Panama Canal. 022584

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Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (Spiderwick Chronicles), DiTerlizzi, Tony and Holly Black
18 Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (Spiderwick Chronicles)
DiTerlizzi, Tony and Holly Black
New York Simon & Schuster 2005 0689859414 / 9780689859410 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean decorated boards, no wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with red ribbon page marker. Clean decorated endpapers - no previous owner markings. As new condition. Amazing and beautiful illustrations throughout that are capable of sparking the imagination in all of us. Includes a fold-out illustration of "North American Griffin." 123 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026051

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Heaven Has Claws, Doyle, Adrian Conan
19 Heaven Has Claws
Doyle, Adrian Conan
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with large palm tree decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with white lettering and small brown decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 245 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has age-toning, is not price-clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With the spirit and zest for adventure that marked the achievement of his father Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author tells vividly the story of an expedition he made with his wife to the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa exploring the wild coral islands of the mafia Channel and the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara. 026539

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics), Doyle, Arthur Conan
20 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics)
Doyle, Arthur Conan
San Diego, California Canterbury Classics 2011 1607102110 / 9781607102113 Later printing Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely tan leather bound book with decorative cover, rear panel and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gold text block edges on all sides. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Orange ribbon page marker sewn in. Introduction by Michael A. Cramer, Ph.D. Frontispiece photo portrait of A. Conan Doyle. 1032 pages. A lovely book you will be proud to own. 026109

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