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Complete Plays - Gilbert & Sullivan
1 Complete Plays - Gilbert & Sullivan

Garden City Publishing 1938 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with beige title box, gold lettering & decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 711 pgs. Plays. 000071

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2 Tenderloin
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black title box, gold letteirng on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips at spine edges, 4" closed tear along front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. New York City. 008926

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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
3 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Anchorage: All-America City
Atwood, Evangeline
Portland, OR Binfords & Mort 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering and stars on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or edgewear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 117 pgs. with appendix. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips, 1/3" closed tear at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Alaska. 008830

Price: 20.00 USD
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13 1/2, Barr, Nevada
5 13 1/2
Barr, Nevada
New York Vanguard Press 2009 1593155530 / 9781593155537 Hardcover Fine Signed
Clean, brand new softcover ARC (Advanced Reader's Copy) of author's latest book, flat-signed by Nevada Barr on title page. 320 pp. A family is murdered by an eleven-year old boy in Minnesota. Released at age seventeen, the murderer heads south to New Orleans where his life intersects with that of Polly, a young mother who is helping to rebuild her adopted city. A taught and terrifying psychological thriller. 018271

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Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, Blackstone, Harry
6 Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Blackstone, Harry
Garden City, NY Garden City Books 1958 New Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
New Revised Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 164 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The famous magician reveals his most popular and mystifying card tricks. 025458

Price: 15.00 USD
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Small Town, Block, Lawrence
7 Small Town
Block, Lawrence
New York Morrow 2003 0060011904 / 9780060011901 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author on title page. Very clean blue boards with dark blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, corner tips are sharp and unworn; binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. 464 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, one small light surface scratch (1") on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thriller set on the streets of New York City. 018677

Price: 30.00 USD
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Sir Noble The Police Horse, Bonner, Mary Graham
8 Sir Noble The Police Horse
Bonner, Mary Graham
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (slight browning to edges); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 66 pages. Scarce children's book - the story of a New York City police horse from his colthood through his training, work and retirement. 021772

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The Flower in the Gutter, Braby, Ion
9 The Flower in the Gutter
Braby, Ion
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean pale gray cloth textured boards with red lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight dust-speckling to top edges). Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. Very light foxing to endpapers. 352 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine corners, a few short closed edge tears, very light foxing to rear white panel and inside flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel by an English author of that agony of an epoch, the fall of Berlin; and of the birth of a new one which followed with the occupation of the city by the Red Army. 017639

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On the Road to Bagdad, Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
10 On the Road to Bagdad
Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
London Blackie 1920 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Wal Paget, Illustrator 
Lovely decorated binding in original illustrated dust jacket. No date of publication, circa 1920. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown, blue and white illustration of charging horse and rider in turban on cover, palm trees and distant desert city on spine. Dark brown lettering. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wal Paget. 384 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3/6 net on front inside flap), has several edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024624

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Away to the Gaspe, Brinley, Gordon
11 Away to the Gaspe
Brinley, Gordon
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1940 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition (1940) in original dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated by Putnam Brinley. 200 pages. Dust jacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful guide to the East coast of Quebec. 023833

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The Dog Who Lives at the Waldorf, Brough, James
12 The Dog Who Lives at the Waldorf
Brough, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Vasiliu 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean gold cloth boards with red and black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean delightfully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Vasiliu. 69 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, small price clip at top front inside flap corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024814

Price: 20.00 USD
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Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark, Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
13 Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark
Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
New York Valentine's Manual, Inc. 1923 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Hardcover book in scarce original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black decorative seal on cover with single line border, black lettering on spine. Some wear and soiling to this book: a little fraying at top of spine, small spot of wear along front spine edge (grain of rice in size), some browning to spine, some foxing to rear board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Wonderful historical photographs and illustrations throughout - seven plates in color, eighty-three black and white illustrations. 366 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027394

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Branding Iron, Burt, Katharine Newlin
14 The Branding Iron
Burt, Katharine Newlin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 310 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacketi s clean, with some small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is laid partly in the Wyoming wilderness and partly in New York City. The story tells of the evolution of Joan Carver from a passionate and primitive woman of the mountains to a successful New York actress. The two men who influence her most strongly are her cowboy husband, whom she marries after a few hours acquaintance, and an over-civilized author, a man of the city who amuses himself with Joan. A thrilling story of love, hate, wrong, aned atonement. 025522

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City Ballads & Legends, Carleton, Will
15 City Ballads & Legends
Carleton, Will
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1890 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Light brown decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering. A few small faint spots, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Gilt page edges. Green floral decorated endpapers, with previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. 191 pp. 019950

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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
16 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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17 Laughter Incorporated
Cerf, Bennett
Garden City Garden City Books 1955 Eighth Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded charcoal gray boards with red illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. with illustrations by Paul Galdone. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to top inside corner of front dustjacket flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 016021

Price: 10.00 USD
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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
18 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle edition in sharp illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Vincentini. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (tanning to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hard-boiled story of a tough guy from the toughest part of New York City's East Side, who became a success, despite a run through the gamut of crime including juvenile delinquency and murder. 022082

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only), Clement, Clara Erskine
19 The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only)
Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely decorated binding. This is Volume II only of a 2-volume set. Smooth white cloth boards with blue lettering and line border, gold decoration on cover and spine. Bevelled edges. No bumping or wear; small faint stain to upper corner of rear board, otherwise very clean. Gilt top page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Frontispiece photograph of the Castle of Sant Angelo with printed tissue guard. Illustrated with drawings, additional photographs with tissue guards. 831 pages with index. 027485

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 The Real Book About Trains
Cole, Davis
Garden City Garden City Books 1951 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Lyle Millard, Illustrator 
Very clean decorative (brown & white cross-hatch pattern) boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks--pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers (train crossing a trestle). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has thumb-nail size chip at rear panel near bottom of spine corner, minor edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 006623

Price: 12.00 USD
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