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To Live As We Wish, Aldanov, Mark
1 To Live As We Wish
Aldanov, Mark
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with circular lavender title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling and corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Nicholas Wreden. 512 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Russian novel, set in the time period after World War II, moving from Nice to Paris to a Trans-Atlantic ocean liner and on to New York. Its pages are alive with vibrant characters: Nadia, an ambitious Russian girl who aspires to be a Hollywood actress; Dummler, a liberal philosopher; Pembroke, a kind but shrewd motion picture producer. 021523

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2 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Enquiry
Aldington, Richard
London Collins 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Nice frontis photo of T. E. Lawrence, illustrated with additional photographs. 448 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, 1/4" loss at top of spine, a few tiny edge chips at top of rear panel, one 1/2" closed edge tear at bottom of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009651

Price: 25.00 USD
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Heroes of the Empty View, Aldridge, James
3 Heroes of the Empty View
Aldridge, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and small illustration of man on camel blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 428 pgs. Brightly colored orange dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed horizontal tear to spine and 2" vertically down to base along front spine edge. A few small closed tears along edges and some chipping to corners. Biography of author on rear panel. Jacket designed by Jean Carlu. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Empty View is the desert of the arab nomad, the desert of revolt. The Heroes are the tribal Arabs fighting for their traditional freedom, and against the machine age and its politics. A novel of man versus time and change, the man of the story being modeled somewhat after T. E. Lawrence. 8 Vo. Middle East. 014463

Price: 15.00 USD
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Play It Again, Sam, Allen, Woody
4 Play It Again, Sam
Allen, Woody
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded red boards with blind-stamped Random House logo on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with slight yellowing to pages as is common in this book. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates, one tiny pen mark to upper right corner of front free endpaper (tiny E). 95 pgs. Black & white frontis photo with Woody Allen and Jerry Lacy portraying Allan Felix and Bogart. Unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with a few brown spots (foxing) along flap fold edges and more faintly, to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016570

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
5 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
6 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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7 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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8 Amedeo
Barclay, Daphne
New York E. P. Dutton and Company 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration on cover. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 253 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very faint speckles to rear panel, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006589

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
9 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

Price: 35.00 USD
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10 The Empty Shrine
Barrett, William E.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Left Hand of God", this is a novel of love and deep faith set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. 8vo. Fiction. 009503

Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Anne Boleyn
Barrington, E.
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black boards with turquoise decoration and lettering on spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners, no fraying. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Stated First Edition. 396 pgs. 5-3/4" x 8". Biography. 014597

Price: 15.00 USD
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Glorious Apollo, Barrington, E.
12 Glorious Apollo
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear at spine corners, no fraying. Slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis portrait of Lord Byron with clean tissue guard. 371 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 012876

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Exquisite Perdita, Barrington, E.
13 The Exquisite Perdita
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead 1926 Limited Presentation Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Clean blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at base of spine, very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. PRESENTATION EDITION, LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY COPIES, SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. Color frontis portrait of Perdita Robinson with clean tissue guard. Printed on high quality paper. 377 pgs. 014093

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Thunderer, Barrington, E.
14 The Thunderer
Barrington, E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in clean original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with decorative title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 333 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, hint of very light rubbing, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Napoleon. Grosset & Dunlap's "Novels of Distinction" is a series of the best literature produced in quality bindings and paper. List of publisher's Novels of Distinction appears on inside flaps. 021457

Price: 20.00 USD
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15 The Thunderer: A Romance of Napoleon and Josephine
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket 
Very clean blue silk ribbed boards with gilt N and wreath on corner of front board, gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers (Napoleon's army on the march). Frontispiece is color portrait of Josephine with tissue guard. A lovely book. 8vo. First Edition. 005041

Price: 10.00 USD
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16 The Truth About the Trouble at Roundstone
Barton, William E.
Boston/Toronoto Pilgrim Press 1897 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket H. P. Barnes 
Clean yellow cloth boards (tiny spot to spine--smaller than a pea) decorated with red, black and gold leafy illustration. Very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Fifteen illustrations by H.P. Barnes. 144 pgs. 006801

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
17 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue 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 - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
18 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
19 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

Price: 20.00 USD
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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
20 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

Price: 50.00 USD
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