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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
1 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

Price: 15.00 USD
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2 America Before Man
Baity, Elizabeth Chesley
New York The Viking Press 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering and illustration of dinosaur on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 224 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has been price clipped, is unchipped with slight edge wear, small abrasion over publisher's name at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Paleontology. 008886

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Seven Winters and Afterthoughts
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean turqoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading to board edges. 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 bookplates. 273 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight browning to rear panel margins, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's memories of a Dublin childhood and pieces on writing. 8vo. Biography. 016578

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The Shelbourne Hotel, Bowen, Elizabeth
4 The Shelbourne Hotel
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" (so stated) in dust jacket. Clean green and white paper and cloth covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner names on front free endpaper; note on introductory page neatly penned "Met the above author after she talked here at Hobart." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. 240 pages. Dust jacket has 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, additional edge wear and age-toning. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023606

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Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies, Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
5 Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies
Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
Kingsport, Tennessee Southern Publishers, Inc. 1948 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean hardcover book, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering, gold line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Inscribed to Josephine Seikel with good wishes and the hope that you will enjoy this armchair trip through the Great Smokies - Sincerely, Elizabeth S. Bowman." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs. 212 pages. Clean dust jacket is illustrated by Carlos C. Campbell, showing a view from Mt. LeConte--looking across the vast Greenbrier wilderness area to Mt. Guyot, Mt. Chapman and other high peaks. Jacket has slight edge wear, a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The beauty, history, geology, legends and traditions of the Great Smoky Mountains. 027171

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Scrap-Basket Sam, Boyle, Elizabeth
6 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

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Sonnets from the Portuguese, Browning, Elizabeth
7 Sonnets from the Portuguese
Browning, Elizabeth
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1953 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Sixth printing, "Half-Hour Classics" edition, in original publisher's box (box in excellent condition). Red leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, however there are red pencil notations and underlining by previous owner in the text and a previous owner inscription in pen on front fixed endpaper (and a short P.S. on rear fixed endpaper!). Full color tipped -in frontis illustration. With Introduction and Notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 58 pages. Box is uncracked, clean, with very little wear. 023213

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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
8 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

Price: 40.00 USD
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Queen's Pawn, Canning, Victor
9 Queen's Pawn
Canning, Victor
New York William Morrow 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust red boards with clean black cloth spine, red and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no tears, hint of age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. High suspense on the Queen Elizabeth 2 with a shock ending. 018970

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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
10 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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Romance of the Feudal Chateaux, Champney, Elizabeth W.
11 Romance of the Feudal Chateaux
Champney, Elizabeth W.
New York G. P. Putnam 1911 Later printing Hardcover Fine No dust jacket 
Lovely decorated American trade binding in fine condition. Light grey ribbed cloth boards with dark gray, black and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Title page printed in red and black, with photo frontispiece with printed tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with drawings, photogravure images with printed tissue guards. 436 pages. In clear removable mylar cover. 027020

Price: 35.00 USD
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Daughter of Strangers, Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright
12 Daughter of Strangers
Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright
New York E. P. Dutton 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pp. Dust jacket with lovely wrap-around illustration is quite clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few very tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A dramatic novel of life on various social levels on the great plantations of the Old South. 020322

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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
13 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

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14 My Lady of the Indian Purdah
Cooper, Elizabeth
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
205 pgs. VG A very nice copy of this book, even though an ex-library. Clean olive green cover with gold lettering, picture of the Taj Mahal on cover. Light corner wear, binding is tight & square. Tasteful, attractive illustrated library bookplate inside front cover, no edge markings. Pages are clean. Lovely frontis photo of the Taj Mahal with tissue guard. 003615

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The Wager and Other Stories, Corkery, Daniel
15 The Wager and Other Stories
Corkery, Daniel
New York Devin-Adair 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Elizabeth Rivers, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wood engravings by Elizabeth Rivers. 192 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sixteen of this Irish author's stories (considered his very best) are published in this collection. 022623

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The Nurnberg Stove, de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
16 The Nurnberg Stove
de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Edwin J. Prittie, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - EJ monogram on cover - Edwin J. Prittie). Clean gray cloth boards with black and yellow illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers are slightly tanned, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration; eleven additional illustrations. With an introduction and note by Elizabeth Lodor Merchant. 97 pages. 024813

Price: 12.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
17 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. + index. Clean unfaded dustjacket with photo of author on front inside flap; small neat cross-out to price at top corner of front flap; very shallow tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the four-weeks disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 017606

Price: 35.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
18 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red oval decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated. 266 pages + four-page index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, closed tears to flap folds, not price clipped. Photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London and her reappearance four weeks later; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 027069

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Peter and George and Uncle Henry, Delavan, Elizabeth
19 Peter and George and Uncle Henry
Delavan, Elizabeth
New York Carleton Press 1982 0806219076 / 9780806219073 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Shirley Patterson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue-green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Signed by author on half-title page: "With best wishes - Elizabeth Delavan." Illustrated with drawings by Shirley Patterson. Printed card from publisher with information about the book laid in. 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading to edges; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for young readers about two boys who learn about the Indians who lived in Upstate New York. 027545

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Bobby and Betty at Play, Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth
20 Bobby and Betty at Play
Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth
Rand McNally & Co. 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Mary Spoor Brand, Theodore B. Hapgood 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding - (signed binding - TBH - Theodore B. Hapgood). Yellow cloth boards with black and red decoration (two children with black chickens, red floral border on left and right side of illustration). No fraying or wear. Very clean - just the slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are exceptionally clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks, except for small children's sticker in upper corner of rear pastedown. Light foxing to half-title page only. Illustrated by Mary Spoor Brand. 157 pages. 024202

Price: 65.00 USD
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