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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
1 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
2 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, 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, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
3 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
4 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bob and the Guides, Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
5 Bob and the Guides
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Margaret Armstrong Binding 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1906" on copyright page. Very clean dark green cloth boards with floral decorated cover and bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. (Margaret Armstrong decorated binding). Very slight hint of wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black & white plates, frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 351 pgs. 010581

Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
7 Rifles and Rifle Shooting
Askins, Charles
New York Macmillan 1946 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Decorated binding in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with black tree design with duck and fish border, also black lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 244 pages. Clean red dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023876

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Domestic Adventurers, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
8 The Domestic Adventurers
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with clean illustrated paste-on label on cover (unchipped, but with an abrasion to upper right corner). Gold stamped lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name and date (1907) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 7 additional black & white plates. 221 pgs. 013489

Price: 8.00 USD
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Wild Wind, Bailey, Temple
9 Wild Wind
Bailey, Temple
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1930 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket designed by Charles D. Mitchell. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top inside spine edge, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, with small ink-stamped name on front fixed endpaper. 316 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, bookmark is still attached, has 3/4" deep chipping at top and bottom spine edges, corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman gives up her chance for happiness in order to care for another woman's children. 018298

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Land of Rumbelow, Baker, Carlos
10 The Land of Rumbelow
Baker, Carlos
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, with "A" on copyright page. Unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short edge tear at top rear panel edge, with just a hint of edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a man who has slowly surrendered to an overwhelming belief in the evil of human life, but who, due to events and circumstances, emerges from a personal hell into light and life. 8vo. Fiction. 016407

Price: 20.00 USD
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11 In Hampton Roads
Banks, Charles Eugene & George Cram Cook
Chicago/New York Rand McNally 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine (spine lettering has faded). Very tiny bit of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 288 pgs. A novel set during the Civil War. 008965

Price: 5.00 USD
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The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod, Barnard, Charles N.
12 The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod
Barnard, Charles N.
New York Dodd, Mead 1973 0396067808 / 9780396067801 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden cream endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated chapter headings. 173 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book. Author seeks the beauty of Cape Cod in the winter season, and discovers the people one may see but never know in the summer - the cranberry farmer, the fishing boat captain, the lighthouse keeper, the shellfish warden. Conversationally, they took him in, opened doors on stormy nights, made him understand things that summer people may never see and nevr know about the place they love. 025158

Price: 25.00 USD
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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
13 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

Price: 25.00 USD
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Once in Aleppo, Barton, Donald R.
14 Once in Aleppo
Barton, Donald R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of fading to lower front board corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" on copyright page indicating first printing. 424 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faint water stain to lower spine & rear corner of back panel, unchipped edges, narrow scratch/chip to lower rear corner panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly romantic story moves at a lively pace--set in the Middle East country of Turaq. 8vo. Fiction. 015843

Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Whither Mankind: A Panorama of Modern Civilization
Beard, Charles A.
Longmans, Green & Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black ribbed cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners, cover lettering is bright, binding is tight & square with no cracking. P/O name inside front cover in pencil. Pages are clean. 408 pgs. 8vo. History. 004303

Price: 14.00 USD
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America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase), Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
16 America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase)
Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
New York MacMillan 1939 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Slipcase Jacket Wilfred Jones, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 977 pgs. total. Illustrated with drawings. Clean blue slipcase with unchipped paper label on spine; light wear to corners and edges of slipcase, starting to crack at top edge. 8vo. American History. 006836

Price: 18.00 USD
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Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bennett, Anna G.
17 Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Bennett, Anna G.
Rutland, VT/Tokyo, Japan Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/Charles E. Tuttle 1976 0-88401-019-8 / 9780884010197 First Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean and bright color illustrated softcover book. No chipping or creasing. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Errata slip enclosed. 253 pgs. Beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. WARD01569

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Knight in Denim, Benson, Ramsey
18 A Knight in Denim
Benson, Ramsey
New York Charles Scribner 1912 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1912 on title page and "Published March, 1912" on copyright page. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Light soiling to boards, no bumping or fraying. Pages are clean, including endpapers (no names, writing or marks), page fore-edges have a couple of surface stains. 307 pages. A rather scarce novel, set in the farm country of Nebraska. 021833

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Knight in Denim, Benson, Ramsey
19 A Knight in Denim
Benson, Ramsey
New York Charles Scribner 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published March, 1912) in original dust jacket. Very clean deep green cloth boards with red decorative title box and lettering on cover, red lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. No cracking. Pages and edges are clean; small previous owner typed note tipped in on front paste down. No other marks. 307 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with a few shallow edge chips, short closed tears; price of 1.25 net on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel is the story of a soldier returned from war to the farm country of Nebraska, how he adopted the community and became the oddest of its oddities; how he played the part of man of all work and night in denim to his lady, the Mistress of Throstlewood Farm -- all told with fine humor and pathos. 025477

Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Atlantis: The Eighth Continent
Berlitz, Charles
New York G. P. Putnam's 1984 0-399-12892-1 / 9780399128929 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and maps. 223 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010099

Price: 10.00 USD
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