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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
1 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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"Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
2 "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
3 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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4 The Painted Cave
Behn, Harry
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First Edition. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 63 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear (1/3") at bottom panel edge, faint sticker shadow on lower front corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Moving tale of an Indian boy's courageous search among the animals and gods of his native Southwest for a true name. 9" x 6". Children's. 017216

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Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, Blackstone, Harry
5 Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Blackstone, Harry
Garden City, NY Garden City Books 1958 New Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
New Revised Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 164 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The famous magician reveals his most popular and mystifying card tricks. 025458

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Episode in the Transvaal, Bloom, Harry
6 Episode in the Transvaal
Bloom, Harry
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 295 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, set in South Africa during the time when South Africans were determined to win the right of self-rule. 019393

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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
7 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

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Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant, Bryant, William Cullen
8 Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant
Bryant, William Cullen
New York D. Appleton and Company 1878 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Lovely decorated binding. Clean green cloth boards with botanical and bird decoration in green, brown and black wrapping around from front board to spine to rear cover, along with gold border decoration at top and bottom. Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through at corner tips. Very small tears at top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Floral endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Hinges are sound. Frontispiece portrait of William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated by one hundred engravings from drawings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks, and Others. 501 pages. 026113

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The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze, Campbell, Sam
9 The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry H. Lees, Illustrator Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrated by Harry H. Lees. 236 pp. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has tiny chip at upper spine edge, hint of foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A "Forest Life Series" book written or children, with wonderful educational and entertaining stories about animals and nature. 019355

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The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts, Carol Endler Sterbenz
10 The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts
Carol Endler Sterbenz
New York Harry N. Abrams 1980 0810909677 / 9780810909670 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean cloth dust jacket with gnome pattern printed on it. Size of book is approx. 8" x 12". Clean bright color glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with all fold-outs present and clean. Cloth dust jacket is clean and unworn. There are no other crafts books like this one. To begin with, the jacket itself is a crafts project--cut it up, sew and presto! You already have two gnomes of your own. Unique technical features include patterns in color and same-size patterns for the most complex projects. Many of the projects involve needlework; however, woodworking, soft sculpture, bookbinding, painting on fabric, cooking, pottery, and stained glass are also included. 026330

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Frank at Don Carlos Ranch, Castlemon, Harry
11 Frank at Don Carlos Ranch
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago M A Donahue N.D. Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - clean blue and turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover (rifleman wearing buckskin clothing), decorated spine (two rifles, pistols and ammo belt). Gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. + 13 pages at rear of book, "By His Own Worth" by Frances Henshaw Baden; 1 page of publisher's advertising. 002864

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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
12 Frank on the Lower Mississippi
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago Donohue N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, no publication date, circa 1910. Clean green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration of man on deck of ship with cannon, tall ship in full sail on spine. Crisp white lettering on cover and spine, unchipped decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few spots on text block fore-edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 256 pages. In clear protective removable mylar cover. 022374

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The Ten Ton Cutter, Castlemon, Harry
13 The Ten Ton Cutter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1897 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in excellent condition. Scarce title. Brown cloth boards with black and orange forest scene on cover, decorated spine (man nailing message to a tree). Black lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. All pages clean and bright. Faintest hint of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, with just a hint of lean. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1899 on blank preliminary page. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; three additional black and white plates. 425 pages. 021725

Price: 95.00 USD
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Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter, Castlemon, Harry
14 Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with yellow and green decorated cover and spine, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Light surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautiful full color decorated endpapers; very clean except for previous owner name and date (1906) on front fixed endpaper. 391 pp. 020558

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Winged Arrow's Medicine, Castlemon, Harry
15 Winged Arrow's Medicine
Castlemon, Harry
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. H. Fry, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Clean green cloth boards with white, brown and black feather and arrow decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. 025339

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The Siege of Youth, Charles, Frances
16 The Siege of Youth
Charles, Frances
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1903 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Harry E. Townsend, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated binding. Blue cloth boards with green, cream and gold decoration on cover with green line border, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Faint white spot on rear board (approx. 1/4" x 2"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers. Illustrations by Harry E. Townsend, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Small previous owner inscription on blank fly leaf. 293 pages. 021428

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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
17 Sails and Whales
Chippendale, Captain H. A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life. 026788

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18 China Today and Her Ancient Treasures
Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975 0-8109-0157-9 / 9780810901575 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean, lovely burgundy silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 357 illustrations, including 336 plates in full color. Folio. China. 007206

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Across the Spanish Main - A Tale of the Sea in the Days of Queen Bess, Collingwood, Harry
19 Across the Spanish Main - A Tale of the Sea in the Days of Queen Bess
Collingwood, Harry
London Blackie & Son Ltd. 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket William Rainey, Illustrator 
No date (circa 1930) Very clean decorated red cloth boards with gold lettering, green, blue and black decoration on cover and spine. No fraying, hint of very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription beautifully penned on blank fly leaf -- small previous owner name neatly stamped on olive green front and rear fixed endpapers. Six black and white illustrations by William Rainey. 351 pp. 019951

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20 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold snaffle bit on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to top of spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Jean Bowman. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Horses. 011077

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