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1 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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Rulers of Kings, Atherton, Gertrude
2 Rulers of Kings
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with cream stamped crown and laurel decoration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. A few spots of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with old neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. 412 pages. 022071

Price: 40.00 USD
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3 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

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The Gorgeous Isle, Atherton, Gertrude
4 The Gorgeous Isle
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver and gold cover decoration (woman with hat and shawl, butterflies fluterring around her head). Gold lettering and silver butterflies on spine. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Four color illustrations by C. Coles Phillips, including color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 223 pages. 021654

Price: 50.00 USD
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The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime, Atherton, Gertrude
5 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

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Eminent Gardeners - Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980, Brown, Jane
6 Eminent Gardeners - Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980
Brown, Jane
London Viking Press 1990 0670819646 / 9780670819645 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published 1990" and full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. "As New" condition. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 183 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has no wear, no tears, unchipped, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Reveals some little-known gardeners of the twentieth century, and a new aspect of Gertrude Jekyll, as well as Norah Lindsay, Lawrence Johnston, Frances Wolseley, Christopher Tunnard and more. 020260

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7 The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder
Burns, Edward and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice
New Haven & London Yale University Press 1996 0-300-06774-7 / 9780300067743 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with ivory cloth spine. No wear or bumped corners. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are bright and clean, no names or bookplates inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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8 The Days of Ofelia
Diamant, Gertrude
Houghton Mifflin 1942 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket John O'-Hara Cosgrove, illustrator 
Very clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean color illustrated endpapers. 226 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The interpretation of one race to another is neccesary task for the writer of today. This book cuts through the plaster facade of Meico and shows you a living people." 8vo. Mexico. 009519

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On the Mandarin Road, Dorgeles, Roland
9 On the Mandarin Road
Dorgeles, Roland
New York Century Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Probable first American Edition (no additional printings listed). Translated from the French by Gertrude Emerson. Clean red silk cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, small gold and black decoration on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip, a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no markings, clean endpapers. Very light foxing to a few preliminary pages. Illustrated with photographs. 021474

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Revolt of Sundaramma, Elmore, Maude Johnson
10 The Revolt of Sundaramma
Elmore, Maude Johnson
New York Fleming H. Revell Company 1911 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Gertrude H. B. Hooker, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, decorated American trade binding. Dark blue-green cloth boareds with olive green and white water lily decoration and white lettering on cover and spine. Chipping to stamped white lettering on spine. Wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Foreword by Helen Barrett Montgomery. Illustrations by Gertrude H. B. Hooker. 160 pages with Appendix. 024312

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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
11 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
12 Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Irwin, William Robert
New York Columbia University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading. 017647

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A Star Danced, Lawrence, Gertrude
13 A Star Danced
Lawrence, Gertrude
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1945 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with gold lettering against red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 238 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (jacket portrait by Cecil Beaton) is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. - 8vo. Biography. 015428

Price: 30.00 USD
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Mother Penny, Robinson, Gertrude
14 Mother Penny
Robinson, Gertrude
New York E. P. Dutton 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Cathie Babcock, Illustrator 
First Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Clean bright yellow boards (illustrated front and rear boards) with dark blue cloth spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers, with small previous owner inscription dated1948 on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Cathie Babcock. 56 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has small chips and wear at top and bottom spine ends; very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023657

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The Stories of Peter and Ellen, Smith, Gertrude
15 The Stories of Peter and Ellen
Smith, Gertrude
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Brown cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with tasteful small previous owner bookplate on front paste-down, small neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1921 on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white drawings by E. Mars and M. H. Squire. Large print, easy to read. Copyright, 1903 with publisher's code F-U. 138 pages. 024261

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A Vanished World, Sneller, Anne Gretrude
16 A Vanished World
Sneller, Anne Gretrude
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1964 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Nancy B. Perkins, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with small farmhouse illustration on cover, black title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Pages are bright and clean. Story of a rural childhood in Onondaga County, New York. This is the writer's first book, completed at the age of 80 years. Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Perkins. 365 pages. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, unchipped, no tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful memoir of a childhood in the rural community of Cicero, in Onondaga County, New York, during the last half of the nineteenth century. 027099

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Wars I Have Seen, Stein, Gertrude
17 Wars I Have Seen
Stein, Gertrude
New York Random House 1945 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover and spine. Slight bumping and light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner names on front free endpaper. 259 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has small orner chips, edge wear at folds, one long closed tear near spine fold (3-1/2"). Sepia photo portrait of Stein on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gertrude Stein's first-hand report of four years of Nazi rule in France, and the joy of liberation in 1944. 018914

Price: 75.00 USD
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Sixpence for Luck, Tharp, Louise Hall
18 Sixpence for Luck
Tharp, Louise Hall
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black 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 map-illustrated endpapers. Tiny previous owner name and return address label on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Gertrude Howe. 284 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, slight age-toning to spine, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery and adventure story for young readers. Nathan and Abigail Lockwood, who were born and bred aboard their father's trading sloop, Susannah, were coming to live ashore in New London, Connecticut. They were afraid life ashore would be dull, but it turned out to be anything but, because of incidents involving gold treasure and ghosts. 025943

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