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The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections, A Gentleman with A Duster
1 The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections
A Gentleman with A Duster
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1921 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, small spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many additional illustrations. 176 pages. 024088

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The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
2 The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1-55584-031-0 / 9781555840310 First Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page with full number line, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The English gardening School at the famed Chelsea Physic Garden, London, is highly regarded for its courses in amateur and professional landscape gardening. Now, for the first time, this course is available, fully adapted for the American climate, conditions and indigenous plantings, for the American gardener. 018915

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The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
3 The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1555840310 / 9781555840310 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Small bump at base of spine (rear corner). Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean orange/brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings, color and black and white photographs. 223 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, on tiny closed edge tear, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022954

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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan, Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
4 Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1920 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean brown paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Gold Japanese lettering on cover, gold lettering in English on spine. Small spots of wear-through to lower corner tips, very small spots of wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name ink-stamped at top of front free endpaper and front paste-down. With an Introduction by Amy Lowell. Illustrations in black and white and full color, including lovely color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 201 pages with Appendix. 027046

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The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition, Baring-Gould, Sabine
5 The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition
Baring-Gould, Sabine
New York Causeway Books 1973 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
This book, the first serious study of this subject in the English language, was originally published in 1865. In spite of later works by other writers, this book remains a classic. 1973 edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 266 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light rubbing and a few very short closed edge tears, slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024972

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6 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
7 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

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The Flower in the Gutter, Braby, Ion
8 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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These English, Braden, Bernard
9 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
10 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

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Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage, Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
11 Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage
Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1949 Later printing Fine Fair Jacket 
Later 1949 printing in original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with purple lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (sophisticated custom made bookplate on verso of front free endpaper). Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, color chart for scene painting with clean tissue guard. 473 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean and unclipped but missing 2" piece at base of spine, almost completely separated at rear spine fold, a few additional small chips, nicks and scrapes. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Scenery for the Theatre" is the first technical work in English on the processes, methods and techniques of setting the stage which makes any pretensions to completeness. 024446

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Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes, Carpenter, Frederic I.
12 Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes
Carpenter, Frederic I.
American Book Company 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth, clean straight book with no bumping or wear, but does have some underlining and marginal notes. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Frontis portrait of Emerson. Representative selections with introduction, bibliography and notes. Written by Frederic I. Carpenter, Instructor in English at Harvard University. 452 pgs. 001152

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Cent Ans d'Art Plastique an Liban 1880-1980 (Volumes 1 & 2 complete) (One Hundred Years of Plastic Arts in Lebanon 1880-1980), Chahine, Richard A.
13 Cent Ans d'Art Plastique an Liban 1880-1980 (Volumes 1 & 2 complete) (One Hundred Years of Plastic Arts in Lebanon 1880-1980)
Chahine, Richard A.
Beirut, Lebanon Richard A. Chahine 1982 Hardcover Near Fine 
Volume I and II in near fine condition. Clean brown faux leather boards with unchipped gold stamped lettering on front and rear covers. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text in English, French and Arabic. Beautiful full color plates of Lebanese art. Size 9-3/4" x 13-3/4". 020216

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
14 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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Letters from A Traveller, Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
15 Letters from A Traveller
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
London Collins 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, light soiling/fading to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 380 pages with index. "This, the third of P. Teilhard de Chardin's collected works to appear in English, contains the two French volumes: Lettres de Voyage, 1923-1939, and Nouvelles Lettres de Voyage, 1939-1955. These colleced letters were edited and annotated by Claude Aragonnes...By way of special introduction to this volume we have added a translation of Teilhard de Chardin tel que je l'ai connu by his colleage and friend, Pierre Leroy, as it throws new light on the author's personality and on his relations with his superiors in religion." - from General Editor's Note 024366

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16 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

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Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning, Clarke, Helen A.
17 Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning
Clarke, Helen A.
New York The Baker and Taylor Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with clean, unchipped color illustrated paste-on illustration on front cover. Slight wear to corners and edges at top and bottom of spine, corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription at top margin of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Literature. 014950

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Orlando King, Colegate, Isabel
18 Orlando King
Colegate, Isabel
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean unfaded green boards with clean purple cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, a few very tiny tears at top spine edge, not price clipped, slightest hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about the dazzling rise and fall of a young man of mysterious origins against the background of the complex fabric of English life in the period between the two world wars. 017687

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Grand Island of Jatte (Children's Art Series), Contempre, Yvette
19 Grand Island of Jatte (Children's Art Series)
Contempre, Yvette
Paris Duculot 1986 0382063325 / 9780382063329 First Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Clean book, color illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Clean pages, no names, writing or marks. Color illustrations. From the Children's Art Series, printed in English, published in Paris. 019709

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20 Six Men: Charles Chaplin; H.L. Mencken; Humphrey Bogart; Adlai Stevenson; Bertrand Russell; Edward VIII
Cooke, Alistair
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0-394-48434-7 / 9780394484341 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with clean light beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name and date at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 205 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Alistair Cooke examines six legendary figures -- three of them English, three of them American.Biography. 016798

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