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1 Dog Stories from Punch

New York George H. Doran 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket George Morrow, Illustrator 
First Edition, with GHD device on copyright page. No date of publication listed (circa 1920). Clean beige illustrated boards sunning to edges; dark green unfaded cloth spine, clean unchipped paper label on spine. 211 pgs. Twenty-five delight ful dogs stories with charming illustrations by George Morrow. 8vo. Dogs. 016584

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The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening, Abraham, George
2 The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening
Abraham, George
New York Prentice Hall 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine; very light soiling to front board. 1/3" closed tear at center top spine edge. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - George 'Doc' Abraham - Dec. 1967." 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped ( on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny chip to lower rear corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019750

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The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook, Abraham, George
3 The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook
Abraham, George
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good + Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing has occurred to endpapers. All text pages clean and unfoxed. 344 pgs. illustrated with drawings. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper "Best Wishes, George Abraham, 1962". Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped, but has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, small closed tears at folds, slight chipping at top of spine and top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008917

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More Fables, Ade, George
4 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

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5 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
6 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
7 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

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8 In Hampton Roads
Banks, Charles Eugene & George Cram Cook
Chicago/New York Rand McNally 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine (spine lettering has faded). Very tiny bit of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 288 pgs. A novel set during the Civil War. 008965

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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
9 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

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Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century, Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
10 Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century
Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
Honolulu University Press Of Hawaii 1981 0824806921 / 9780824806927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean light gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, some are fold-outs. 356 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slightest hint of edge wear, one short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025954

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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
11 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
12 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Yankee Auctioneer, Bean, George H.
13 Yankee Auctioneer
Bean, George H.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Later printing, signed by author. Unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, faint hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Signed for Ethel L. Avery by George H. Bean - July 25, 1949." Light foxing to endpapers. 247 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with 2" wide chip at top left corner edge, max. depth of 1-1/2", small rear top corner chip, corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The autobiography of George Bean, famous New England auctioneer. Filled with salty humor and tips on what it takes to be a successful auctioneer. Approx 8" x 6". Biography. 016900

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Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story, Beerbohm, Max
14 Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story
Beerbohm, Max
New York Heritage Press 1960 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket George Him, Illustrator 
Very clean gray cloth boards with illustration on cover, black title box, white lettering and decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Color illustrated endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper). 277 pgs. Illustrations in color by George Him. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in original black glossy slipcase (no chipping or cracking, one tiny ding to one side which is smaller than a pea). Literature. 012623

Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Lady Bountiful
Birmingham, G. A.
New York George H. Doran 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Beige cloth boards with red lettering and line border on cover, red lettering on spine. Boards are clean with exception of a few very small faint spots. Small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. All text pages clean and bright; some foxing to endpapers. 265 pgs. 006359

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The Box of Spikenard, Boileau, Ethel
16 The Box of Spikenard
Boileau, Ethel
New York - London George H. Doran 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean pale gray boards with black lettering and decorative title border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 263 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006285

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The Bible in Spain, Borrow, George
17 The Bible in Spain
Borrow, George
New York E. P. Dutton 1920 Later printing Leather_bound Good+ Very Good Jacket 
In original dust jacket. Very clean burgundy leather binding with gold circular decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. Some loss at top spine edge (1/16"), light wear at bottom spine edge, small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Decorated endpapers (slight browning). 510 pp. Dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears, clean with some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020972

Price: 15.00 USD
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Daughters of Eve, Bradford, Gamaliel
18 Daughters of Eve
Bradford, Gamaliel
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with hint of faint foxing to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 304 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits of famous women. Dustjacket is not price-clipped, has some chipping at top of spine, short closed edge tears and tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biographic information on famous women including Madame Guyon, Catherine the Great, George Sand, Sarah Bernhardt and other endlessly fascinating females from history. 011381

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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
19 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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The Starship and the Canoe, Brower, Kenneth
20 The Starship and the Canoe
Brower, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1983 0-06-091030-5 / 9780060910303 First Paperback Very Good 
First Harper Colophon edition (trade paperback) published 1983. Clean color-illustrated cover (illustration by Abe Echevarria) with very slight edgewear, no creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean - slight yellowing - no names, writing or marks. Full number line on copyright page. 270 pages. The gripping story of two remarkable men, a father and son. One searched for meaning in the stars above, the other in the sea below. Freeman Dyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, dreams of exploring the heavens and has designed a spaceship to take him there. George Dyson, a brilliant high school dropout, lives in a tree house and is designing a giant canoe to explore the icy coastal wilderness of Northwest America. Here, Kenneth Brower describes with stunning impac their lives and their visions of the world. It is an extraordinary double portrait framed in the contexts of modern science and the natural world. 027732

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