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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
1 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, Bell, Bernard W.
2 The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition
Bell, Bernard W.
Amherst The University of Massachusetts Press 1987 0-87023-568-0 / 9780870235689 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with burgundy title box, 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. 421 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive interpretive history of the African-American novel (more than 150 novels are discussed). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black History. 015842

Price: 40.00 USD
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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
3 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
4 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

Price: 30.00 USD
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Moccasin Flower, Bell, John
5 Moccasin Flower
Bell, John
St. Paul, MN The Book Masters 1935 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Copyright 1935, Published October, 1935 - Third Printing. Very clean unfaded burgundy red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very slight edge wear, small faint sticker mark. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a young Frenchwoman living in Minnesota in the 1860's. In the portrayal of her life and the picturesque setting it presents excitement and an enlightening picture of life among the land of woods and water and Sioux Indians. 017932

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The Concentrations of Bee, Bell, Lilian
6 The Concentrations of Bee
Bell, Lilian
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket A. P. Button, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding. Pale blue cloth with decorated cover (woman seated on deck of ship with man leaning on ship's rail in background). Black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. A few small faint spots to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontispiece by A. P. Button with clean tissue guard. 322 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022237

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7 Slaves of Destiny
Bell, Pearl Doles
New York W. J. Watt & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 304 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007497

Price: 10.00 USD
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Richard Bell's Britain, Bell, Richard
8 Richard Bell's Britain
Bell, Richard
London Book Club Associates 1981 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Two tiny bumps to bottom of front board, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pp. with index. Color illustrations throughout by the author. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful descriptions and drawings of nature from life of the British countryside. 019421

Price: 25.00 USD
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All Brides are Beautiful, Bell, Thomas
9 All Brides are Beautiful
Bell, Thomas
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Fine No dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1936" on copyright page. Very clean golden beige cloth boards with black decorative title box and unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. This very scarce book published in 1936 is as new. 018326

Price: 150.00 USD
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Look Eleven Years Younger, Burgess, Gelett
10 Look Eleven Years Younger
Burgess, Gelett
World Publishing Co. 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Corydon Bell, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing of the Tower Book Edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean rose cloth boards with stamped red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Delightful illustrations by Corydon Bell. 233 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, slight surface wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete handbook of youthfulness and the deadly enemy of premature old age. It is a book which literally makes you feel younger from the ground up by discussing every phase of youthful behavior from the way to walk and hold yourself to the correct vocal inflections, dress and deportment. 025319

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11 Atlantis: The Autobiography of a Search
Ferro, Robert and Michael Grumley
New York Bell Publishing Co. 1970 517-117320 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
168 pgs. VG+ in Nr fine DJ Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square. P/O bookplate inside front cover. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Archaeology. 003728

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Mammy Pleasant's Partner, Holdredge, Helen
12 Mammy Pleasant's Partner
Holdredge, Helen
New York G. P. Putnam 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper covered boards with black cloth spine, pink lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1954 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 300 pages with Bibliography and References. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has some fading to spine, short closed edge tears and small creases. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of Thomas Frederick Bell, partner of the notorious mulatto woman, Mammy Pleasant, and their lives in San Francisco during the mid to late 1800s. 022800

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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
13 Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Irwin, William Robert
New York Columbia University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading. 017647

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage, Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
14 Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage
Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
Gastonia, North Carolina Good Will Publishers 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Gorgeous two volume set bound in maroon leather with folding double slipcase. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean burgundy endpapers and beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes by celebrated artists. Decorated title pages with frontispiece portraits (Jesus and George Washington). 403 pages (Our American Heritage) and 401 pages (Our Christian Heritage). In "Our Christian Heritage" volume, there are two pages (17 and 19 that have long diagonal full page tape-repaired tears. Otherwise fine copies. Double slipcase folds open to reveal full color face portrait of Jesus and U.S. Liberty Bell. Exterior sides have full color portrait of standing Jesus and Statue of Liberty. No cracking. Very slight surface wear to corners and open edges. 025080

Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Science, Prophecy and Prediction: Man's Effort to Foretell the Future, From Babylon to Wall Street
Lewinsohn, Richard
New York Bell Publishing Co. 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
318 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new mylar cover. Very clean blue cloth book. Binding tight & square. No names or writing inside. Dustjacket is unchipped but has some light rubbing and a little wear to corners.Prophecy. 003049

Price: 10.00 USD
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One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song, Mack, Robert Ellice
16 One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song
Mack, Robert Ellice
New York E. P. Dutton 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Green cloth boards with bevelled edges, white black and gold daisy and spiderweb, insect design on cover with gold lettering. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with monochrome Illustrations.Printed by E. Nister at Nuremberg on high quality heavy paper. 48 pages. Arranged by Robert Ellice Mack, a variety of poets include Clifton Bingham, E. Nesbit, Adelaide Procter, Helen F. Wood, Alice Havers, Fred Hines, and more. Ornaments, Headpieces, Letterings, and Initials by R. A. Bell, Agnes Pearce, and R. K. Cowtan. 021960

Price: 75.00 USD
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Crackers, Ruscha, Edward and Mason Williams
17 Crackers
Ruscha, Edward and Mason Williams
Hollywood, CA Heavy Industry Publications 1969 First softcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean soft coverbook with paper jacket over plain gray cardboard binding. "Crackers" printed in red on front cover of wrapper and on wrapper spine. 115 reproductions of black and white photographs by Ken Price, Joe Goode, Edward Ruscha. Story in photographs based on Mason Williams' story "How to Derive The Maximum Enjoyment From Crackers," characters in photos include Tommy Smothers; Rudi Gernreich; Leon Bing; Larry Bell. Mason Williams text printed on rear inside flap of jacket. Pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or marks; very slight tanning to cardboard covers; no creasing or chipping. Jacket is lightly age-toned, no chips; small closed tear at top spine corner of jacket (under 1/2:). Size of book is approx. 10" x 7". 019953

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Chinese Ginger Jars, Scovel, Myra (with Nelle Keys Bell)
18 The Chinese Ginger Jars
Scovel, Myra (with Nelle Keys Bell)
New York Harper & Brothers 1962 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Association copy - Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Some wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but have some underlining, with blank endpapers (light foxing to endpapers). Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "For Kathleen, The little girl I used to baby-sit, with much Love, Myra Scovel." Newspaper book review from the Cortland Standard (2003) laid in. 189 pages. Dust jacket has some creasing, short closed edge tears, foxing and corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024652

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt, Wallis, E.A.
19 The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt
Wallis, E.A.
New York Bell Publishing 1989 0517675803 / 9780517675809 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Reprint with new Foreword by B. L Masterson, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gold 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. Illustrated with 90 black and white line drawings. 404 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025566

Price: 15.00 USD
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God and the Groceryman, Wright, Harold Bell
20 God and the Groceryman
Wright, Harold Bell
New York D. Appleton 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with (1) on last page of text), in clean original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no fraying. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 360 pages. Clean dust jacket with price intact (unclipped) is unchipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. I've not seen a nicer copy! Is God being crowded out of American life? After three years of study of the situation Harold Bell Wright gives his readers this constructive and vitally interesting novel. With all his human understanding he pictures the men and women of today and shows a world in which religion seems to be fading before our eyes. 026689

Price: 125.00 USD
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