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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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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
2 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century, Adams, W. H. Davenport
3 Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
Adams, W. H. Davenport
London W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1883 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with paper title label on spine. Very light soiling, chipping to edges of title label on spine but all clearly legible; light surface wear to corners and spine edges, but no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, but there is consistent light foxing to pages. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful black and white chapter heading decorations, full page illustrations. 459 pages. Women travellers include Couness Dora D'Isria, Maemoiselle Alexina Tinne, Madame Ida Pfeffer, Lady Morgan, Mrs. Trollope, Miss Isabella Bird, Lady Florence Dixie, many more. 025984

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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
4 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co, Agosta, William C
5 Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co
Agosta, William C
New York Scientific American Library 1992 0716750368 / 9780716750369 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027229

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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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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author, Auden, W. H.
7 Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author
Auden, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 160. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface rubbing. 385 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027465

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"Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
8 "Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean First Edition, "Published September, 1912" on copyright page, with code H-M; MCMXII (1912) on title page. Beige cloth boards with large paste on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper "To Beatrice Cross, from Doctor Wilson"). Beautiful frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (six full page black & white illustrations, total). 192 pages. 027080

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Charge It Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
9 Charge It Or, Keeping Up with Harry
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, "Published September, 1912" on copyright page, with code H-M; MCMXII (1912) on title page. Beige cloth boards with large paste on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). No names, writing or marks. Beautiful frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard, 192 pages. "A story of fashionable extravagance and of the successful efforts to restrain it made by The Honorable Socrates Potter the genial friend of Lizzie." 024236

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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
10 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket W. H. D. Koerner, Illustrator 
Lovely old Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - clean green cloth boards with brown, darker green and creame decoration on cover, dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, with no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Illustrated by W.H.D. Koerner (8 full page illustrations). 158 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024703

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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
11 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1911 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, clean and lovely decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with black, red and white decoration, white lettering on cover (all unchipped), bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, very small "from Father" at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard, eleven additional illustrations, all by W. H. D. Koerner. 158 pages. Promotional bookmark for two other books published by Harper & Brothers is laid in. 026429

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12 The Audubon Guide to Attracting Birds
Baker, John H.
Garden City Halcyon House 1943 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
268 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 8vo. Bird Watching. 002843

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The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon, Balch, F. H.
13 The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon
Balch, F. H.
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1912 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket L. Maynard Dixon, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with publisher's pamphlet enclosed, preface by the author. Dark blue cloth boards with blue, black, and pale blue decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering. A few small faint spots to rear cover, otherwise clean. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (neat) on front free endpaper. Eight full-page illustrations by L. Maynard Dixon. Sixteenth Edition. 280 pages. All-time Oregon classic, an intensely interesting story with faithful portrayal of Northwest Indian life, customs, and legends. 023349

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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
14 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

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15 The Truth About the Trouble at Roundstone
Barton, William E.
Boston/Toronoto Pilgrim Press 1897 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket H. P. Barnes 
Clean yellow cloth boards (tiny spot to spine--smaller than a pea) decorated with red, black and gold leafy illustration. Very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Fifteen illustrations by H.P. Barnes. 144 pgs. 006801

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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
16 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
17 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 Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
18 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

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The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs, Beale, James H.
19 The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs
Beale, James H.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded cloth boards in yellow-green and green, green lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. 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 many black and white photographs. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, nice photo of author on rear panel, tiny bit of rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027173

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Yankee Auctioneer, Bean, George H.
20 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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