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The Bottom of the Well, Adams, Frederick Upham
1 The Bottom of the Well
Adams, Frederick Upham
New York G. W. Dillingham 1906 First Hardcover Very Good Alex O. Levy, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with fancy black gate on cover with wild orange, white and brown swirling sky above, black lettering on cover; gold lettering with red and white "swirl" on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Very light soiling, tiny bit of puckering to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - pages and edges are clean (faint edge stain to some pages 3/4 of way through book. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece Illustration by Alex O. Levy, with tissue guard. 352 pages. 027380

Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Sleeping Fires
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with red stamped lettering on cover and spine (some fading to spine). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 299 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011719

Price: 15.00 USD
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The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime, Atherton, Gertrude
3 The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1918 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black and white portrait paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Gold lettering on cover and spine. Small faint spot to rear board cloth (size of dime), slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait ("Gisela") with clean tissue guard. 195 pages. 022581

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hang Up the Fiddle, Babcock, Frederick
4 Hang Up the Fiddle
Babcock, Frederick
Doubleday 1954 First Hardbound Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with slight fading to edges, very little fraying at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Dustjacket has large chip at base of spine (1-1/4"), slight darkening to spine and edges. Not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 320 pgs. 001170

Price: 6.00 USD
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Larry of Lonesome Lake, Bindloss, Harold
5 Larry of Lonesome Lake
Bindloss, Harold
Frederick A. Stokes 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Gilt lettering & illustration are bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers. P/O name, address on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at head and heel of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006418

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Broken Trail, Bindloss, Harold
6 The Broken Trail
Bindloss, Harold
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 314 pgs. 010763

Price: 15.00 USD
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Boswell: The Ominous Years 1774-76, Boswell (Charles Ryskamp & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
7 Boswell: The Ominous Years 1774-76
Boswell (Charles Ryskamp & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
England William Heinemann, Ltd. 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth-covered boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, one tiny bump to lower 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. 427 pages with Index. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has one small closed tear at lower central spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028251

Price: 35.00 USD
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Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764, Boswell (Frederick A. Pottle, Editor)
8 Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764
Boswell (Frederick A. Pottle, Editor)
London William Heinemann, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Published 1953" on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small gold falcon decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. 353 pages with index. Clean jacket has one 1" closed tear to rear spine fold, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028263

Price: 35.00 USD
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Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 - Including His Correspondence With Belle De Zuylen (Zelide), Boswell, James (Edited by Frederick A. Pottle)
9 Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 - Including His Correspondence With Belle De Zuylen (Zelide)
Boswell, James (Edited by Frederick A. Pottle)
New York McGraw-Hill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited by Frederick A. Pottle, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University. Black and white illustrations. 433 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part of The Yale Editions of The Private Papers of James Boswell. 028264

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Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769, Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
10 Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769
Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket (Yale Edition). Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in corner on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the "Yale Editions" of the Private Papers of James Boswell. 025173

Price: 30.00 USD
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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
11 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
12 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is bright and unchipped. A tiny bit of wear to cloth at bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 432 pages. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very shallow edge chips, some age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning author's fourth novel, and one of his best. 022636

Price: 100.00 USD
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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
13 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding. 017876

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg, Bromfield, Louis
14 The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; with slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with orange top-stained upper page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pages. 021685

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women, Burgess, Gelett
15 The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women
Burgess, Gelett
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1907 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Louis D. Fancher, Illustrator 
First edition. Green cloth boards with large illustrated paste-on illustration on front and rear boards. Illustrations, Decorations, and Cover Design by Louis D. Fancher. Slight wear-through to corners and spine ends. Cover illustrations (front and back) are clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. All pages are decorated and clean. 108 pages. 023883

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Devil Soldier: The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward, Carr, Caleb
16 The Devil Soldier: The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward
Carr, Caleb
New York Random House 1992 0679411143 / 9780679411147 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black cloth spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, no fading. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean; slight dust-speckling to text block page edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 366 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028383

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Demoniacs, Carr, John Dickson
17 The Demoniacs
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue marbled paper-covered boards with dark blue cloth spine,silver lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny 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 previous owner markings. 238 pages. Dust jacket designed by Frederick E. Banbery is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean spine and front panel, light soiling to rear panel; no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical mystery set in 1757, full of romance, suspense and interesting characters. Young Jeffrey Wynne gallantly rescues his true love (at her Uncle's command) from a house of ill repute in Paris and returns her to London. There mystery ensues over the body of an old woman, mysteriously dead, and a host of suspects. 026260

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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
18 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

Price: 18.00 USD
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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
19 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

Price: 30.00 USD
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20 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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