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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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A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title, Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
2 A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title
Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
New York J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, no fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the play. (8 black and white plates, including frontispiece). 020503

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3 The Way of Ecben: A Comedietta Involving an Gentleman
Cabell, James Branch
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket Frank C. Pape, Illustrator 
Very clean black and gold marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Black topstained page edges. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 008445

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John Halifax, Gentleman, Craik, Dinah Mulock
4 John Halifax, Gentleman
Craik, Dinah Mulock
New York John W. Lovell 1890 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with decorated binding (gold and silver decorative title box on cover, gold lettering with silver and gold decoration on spine). Slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean smooth black endpapers. Previous owner name neatly and faintly penned on blank front fly leaf. Black and white illustrations throughout. 643 pages. 021679

Price: 65.00 USD
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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style, Curtis, Bryan
5 A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style
Curtis, Bryan
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson (Gentlemanners Book) 2007 1401603114 / 9781401603113 Later printing Hardcover Fine `Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 214 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How much to tip, which side of the road to drive on, how to lessen the effects of jet lag, where to find the U.S. embassy or consulate, what temperatures to expect and so much more. 026936

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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
6 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

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Leila: Further in the Life and Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman, Donleavy, J. P.
7 Leila: Further in the Life and Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman
Donleavy, J. P.
London Allen Lane 1983 0-7139-1171-9 / 9780713911718 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright, slight dust speckling to edges. Small letter "R" on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 428 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013028

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8 The Other Door
Gentleman with a Duster
New York George H. Doran 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition - Clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 315 pgs. 007727

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Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia, Gregory, Cedric E.
9 Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia
Gregory, Cedric E.
Smithtown, NY Exposition Press 1982 0-682-49892-0 / 9780682498920 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped jacket, with review sheet laid in. Clean yellow cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Very light bumping to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 146 pgs. Review sheet laid in. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine and margins of back panel, short closed tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A serio-comic account of a "gentleman farmer's" tribulations in the countryside of Australia. 018392

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The Racing-Cruiser - Selecting, Equipping, Tuning, and Racing the Cruising Sailboat, Henderson, Richard
10 The Racing-Cruiser - Selecting, Equipping, Tuning, and Racing the Cruising Sailboat
Henderson, Richard
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original jacket, SIGNED by Ted Kennedy (Edward M. Kennedy). (This book was purchased from a gentleman who regularly saied with Kennedy, and whose wife worked in Senator Kennedy's senatorial and presidential campaigns.) Book size: 9" x 11-1/2"). Clean blue-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper: "Happy Birthday - Ted Kennedy". Illustrated with drawings by the author. 213 pages. clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022439

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
11 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 237 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has several short closed edge tears and slight edge wear, small piece of clear reinforcement tape at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of a gentleman thief who stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to two of them), consantly outmaneuvered the police, lost several fortunes at the gaming tables, and never committed a mean or cruel act in his life. Reputed to be the inspiration for such literary rascals as Raffles, Arsene Lupin and Felix Krull, Monolesco in the flesh was more dashing, bizarre and incredible than any of his fictional descendants. 028163

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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J.J.
12 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J.J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (small faint water spot, size of pea, to top edges). Red endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front and rear free endpaper. 237 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear, a few faint water spots to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True crime story of one of the most glamorous and audacious rogues of all time: gentleman thief, gambler extraordinaiire, a combination Casanova and Robin Hood. 019323

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Bachelor Ballads - Being Certain of the Masterpieces of Verse; Wherein is Set Forth the Sentiment of Good-Fellowship, McManus, Blanche
13 Bachelor Ballads - Being Certain of the Masterpieces of Verse; Wherein is Set Forth the Sentiment of Good-Fellowship
McManus, Blanche
Philadelphia David McKay 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding; first thus by David McKay (originally copyright 1898 by New Amsterdam Book Company). Unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with cover decoration (gentleman dressed for riding in red coat, black boots and riding crop in hand) black letttering with pipe, book and horn decoration, red line border, red lettering of words "old wine - old books - old friends". Black lettering and decoration on spine. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, no foxing; neatly penned previous owner name and date neatly penned on half title page. 29 poems, ballads and drinking songs, written for men's enjoyment, with brown pen & ink drawings. 159 pages. Includes "The Angler's Wish" by Izaak Walton, "Drinking Song", by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "A Farewell to Tobacco", by Charles Lamb, "A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea" by Allan Cunningham, and many more. 022759

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Wine: A Gentleman's Game - The Adventures of an Amateur Winemaker Turned Professional, Miller, Mark
14 Wine: A Gentleman's Game - The Adventures of an Amateur Winemaker Turned Professional
Miller, Mark
Harper & Row 1984 006015263X / 9780060152635 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 214 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Benmarl Vineyards and how one man and his family, with no prior experience and only their determination, made a dream of owning a producing vineyard come true. Inspiring story that also contains a great deal of practical information on grape cultivation and winemaking. 026708

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Through the Gates of Old Romance, Mills, W. J.
15 Through the Gates of Old Romance
Mills, W. J.
Philaladelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket John Rae, Illustrator 
Light cream color boards with illustration on cover (gentleman kissing lady's hand), gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of light soiling from handling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing or browning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates by John Rae. Binding signed (JR - John Rae). 014227

Price: 35.00 USD
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Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman, Moliere
16 Tartuffe & The Would-Be Gentleman
Moliere
New York Heritage Press 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Serge Ivanoff, Illustrator 
Beautiful Heritage Press edition in original slipcase. Original Heritage Sandglass pamphlet enclosed. Clean rose and charcoal black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine in black title box. 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. Translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. With an Introduction by Henry Peyre. Illustrations by Serge Ivanoff. 197 pages. Clean black paper covered slipcase is sturdy, no cracking; tiny point of wear at one corner. 023823

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Gentleman Ragman - Johnny Thompson's Story of the Emigger, Nesbit, Wilbur
17 The Gentleman Ragman - Johnny Thompson's Story of the Emigger
Nesbit, Wilbur
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green ribbed cloth boards with white lettering, clean unchipped paste-on portrait of a gentleman on cover. Hint of very light surface wear to corners, no fraying or fading. Bindng is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 312 pp. 020737

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock, Page, Thomas Nelson
18 The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Charles Scribner 1900 Hardcover Very Good minus No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Later printing, clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - MA monogram on front cover - Margaret Armstrong). Clean blue-green cloth boards with elaborate gold tree decoration on cover with gold paper title box with silhouettes of a woman and a man on cover; gold lettering and decoration on spine. Missing front free endpaper (only two blank preliminaries - should be three). Hint of surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Small label from the "University Club of Evanston, Evanston, Illinois" on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy (seven full page illustrations, plus small color vignette on title page). 022270

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The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock, Page, Thomas Nelson
19 The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Scribners 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding, signed on cover with Margaret Armstrong's monogram (MA). Clean blue cloth boards with white, gold and black decoration on cover and spine. Small spots of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight with slightest hint of lean, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Small neatly penned previous owner inscription from 1902 in upper corner of front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 170 pages. 022189

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock, Page, Thomas Nelson
20 The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Charles Scribner 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
First Illustrated Edition (1900). Beautiful decorated American trade binding, signed on cover with Margaret Armstrong's monogram (MA). Clean smooth blue cloth boards with white, gold and black decoration on cover and spine. Light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Clean endpapers - very light pencil inscription on front free endpaper (easily erased if you so wish). Preface by the author. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 170 pages. 025520

Price: 50.00 USD
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