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Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love, Ballard, Dorothy
1 Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love
Ballard, Dorothy
Two Continents Publishing Group 1975 0-8467-0105-7 / 9780846701057 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight, pages are clean (a little age speckling to top edges). No names, writing or bookplates. Endpapers illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005991

Price: 12.00 USD
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Scrap-Basket Sam, Boyle, Elizabeth
2 Scrap-Basket Sam
Boyle, Elizabeth
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1923 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Dorothy Lake Gregory, Illustrator 
Dark blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth boards. Hint of very light rubbing to cover illustration, no chipping. One corner tip lightly bumped, and small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 82 pages. 021917

Price: 20.00 USD
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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
3 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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Dorothy Dainty in the Country, Brooks, Amy
4 Dorothy Dainty in the Country
Brooks, Amy
Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1909 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Green-gray cloth boards with pink, black, white and gold decoration on cover, black lettering. Very light soiling. Binding is tight. Pages are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Six full page black and white illustrations by the author. 243 pages. 023903

Price: 15.00 USD
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One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger, Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
5 One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger
Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Jo Spier, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red cross and black rifle on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated by Dorothy Carr Howell. Illustrated with drawings by Jo Spier. 248 pages. Dust jacket is clean with very slight browning to spine, not price clipped, a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Wonderful photo of Father Bruckberger on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of one of the most heroic figures of World War II. This priest was a fearless fighter in the French Commandos, then Chaplain General of the Resistance groups. It was he who received General de Gaulle amid enemy gunfire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame when France was liberated from the Nazis. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, the medal of the Legion of Honor, and several other distinctions. Later he was chaplain of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara. 026518

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Quaint Little Stories in Verse, Bullenkamp, Dorothy
6 Quaint Little Stories in Verse
Bullenkamp, Dorothy
Brooklyn, NY Pageant-Poseidon Ltd. 1974 0-8181-0328-0 / 9780818103285 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First edition book in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with a little light foxing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Eleanor and Clary with fond memories - Dorothy E. Bullenkamp." 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stories in verse about chipmunks, deer, and squirrels - exploring the southern forest and countryside with a view toward nature and animals. 022929

Price: 30.00 USD
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Bonfire, Canfield, Dorothy
7 Bonfire
Canfield, Dorothy
New York Harcourt Brace 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with cream lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight hint of wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on front fly leaf. No other marks. 408 pages. Clean dust jacket with price intact (2.50 on front inside flap), a few tiny edge nicks, small chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Considered the finest of Dorothy Canfield's novels - the story of a Vermont village and a dramatic novel of love and marriage. 024524

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Deepening Stream, Canfield, Dorothy
8 The Deepening Stream
Canfield, Dorothy
New York Modern Library 1939 early printing Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 200 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, but rear board has some fading, slight damp mark. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge on rear of front free endpaper. 393 pages Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), is clean, with slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. 379 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023948

Price: 10.00 USD
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9 The Dark Stranger
Charques, Dorothy
New York Coward McCann 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with green cloth spine, red lettering on spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. No names or bookplates. 352 pgs. Dustjacket is quite clean, not price clipped, with small chips at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 010714

Price: 10.00 USD
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Littlebits, Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
10 Littlebits
Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean first edition (1926). Clean blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover (no chipping, fading or wear). Stamped gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful illustrations in color and black and white by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 133 pages. 026398

Price: 40.00 USD
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Bastard out of Carolina, Dorothy Allison
11 Bastard out of Carolina
Dorothy Allison
New York Dutton 1992 0525934251 / 9780525934257 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Collectible quality stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with pale gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel set in a small town in South Carolina as seen through the eyes of a young girl. 027315

Price: 40.00 USD
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Match for a Murderer (Midnight novel of suspense), Dorothy Dunnett
12 Match for a Murderer (Midnight novel of suspense)
Dorothy Dunnett
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1971 0395123437 / 9780395123430 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black boards with gray cloth spine, black and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, hint of edge wear, hint of very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightfully scary tale unfolding in the Bahamas, New York and Miami. 021455

Price: 125.00 USD
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Dorothy South - A Love Story of Virginia Just Before the War, Eggleston, George Cary
13 Dorothy South - A Love Story of Virginia Just Before the War
Eggleston, George Cary
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1902 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket C. D. Williams, Illustrator 
Very nice decorated binding in scarce dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with cream decorative title box and some blind-stamped design elements, clean unrubbed oval woman's portrait paste-on on cover; cream lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, previous owner name and date (Jan. 1910) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by C. D. Williams, including black and white frontispiece. 453 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has small edge chips, particularly at spine ends, is clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of early Virginia in the 1850's leading up to the American Civil War. 027086

Price: 25.00 USD
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Janey, Fox, Frances Margaret
14 Janey
Fox, Frances Margaret
Chicago Rand McNally & Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Dorothy Lake Gregory, Illustrator 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with lovely full-color paste-on illustration by Dorothy Lake Gregory. Stamped gold lettering and line border , gold lettering on spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Four full color full page illustrations by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 91 pages. 027568

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sahara - The Great Desert, Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
15 Sahara - The Great Desert
Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
New York: Morningside Heights Columbia University Press 1935 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew, Librarian, Institute of Geographical Exploration, Harvard University; with a Foreword by Douglas Johnson, Professor of Physiography in Columbia University. Clean brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover wrapping around spine and rear board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small edge fragment of bookplate on front paste-down, small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pp. with index, fold-out map in excellent condition at rear of book. Illustrated with sepia photographs, diagrams. 020321

Price: 35.00 USD
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Candles in the Sun - A Satire in Pastels, Graham, Dorothy
16 Candles in the Sun - A Satire in Pastels
Graham, Dorothy
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded orange pebble cloth boards with crisp black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 297 pgs. Copyright statement "Published, January 16, 1930 - Second printing, before publication, January 6, 1930". Original silver dustjacket with black & orange lettering is clean, not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely satirical novel set in Florence, Italy with an intricate mingling of American and Italian personalities. A scarce book, found here in clean and solid condition. 017828

Price: 175.00 USD
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Gentleman's Agreement, Hobson, Laura Z.
17 Gentleman's Agreement
Hobson, Laura Z.
New York Simon & Schuster 1947 Ninth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Ninth printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with green lettering and gold chain decoration on cover, green title box with gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date "1947" and small price written at top edge of front free endpaper. 275 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on lower front inside flap), has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice clean copy of this book which was made into a movie (1947) starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire. 018928

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our American Horse, Hogner, Dorothy Child
18 Our American Horse
Hogner, Dorothy Child
Edinburgh/New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1944 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Nils Hogner, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 114 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling on rear panel, very slight edge wear, very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010516

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Blackbirder, Hughes, Dorothy B.
19 The Blackbirder
Hughes, Dorothy B.
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean pebbled black boards with orange lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of slight fading at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name, date and small "X" in ink on front free endpaper. 250 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011848

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
20 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw-Hill 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 366 pages with index. Illustrated with map, black and white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the perilous trail to Montana's gold - part of "The American Trail" Series. 021204

Price: 25.00 USD
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