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The Swan of Usk, Ashton, Helen
1 The Swan of Usk
Ashton, Helen
New York MacMillan 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address written on front fixed endpaper. 320 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket with price intact, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Henry Vaughan, Welsh Royalit soldier, country physician, mystic and poet. 8vo. Fiction. 015046

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A Long Madness, Barolini, Antonio
2 A Long Madness
Barolini, Antonio
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the Italian by Helen Barolini. 308 pages. Jacket has very light dust soiling, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This distinguished novel by one of the most prominent Italian writers centers around the theme of religious bigotry and its disintegrating effect on the mind of a young woman. The setting is a northern Italian village in the early decades of the 20th century. 023961

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3 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

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Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse, Bristol, Helen O.
4 Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse
Bristol, Helen O.
New York Exposition Press 1952 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Celine and Edgar - Let the Blackbird Sing - with my love, Helen Bristol." 271 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, hint of slightest edge wear, small corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A long poem that tells a story of an immigrant family that in its psychological and spiritual sense serves as a vehicle for defining the substance of the heroic life. 8vo. Poetry. 016733

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5 The Cosmo Girl's Guide to the New Etiquette
Brown, Helen Gurley (Editor)
New York Cosmopolitan Books 1971 0-87851-100-8 / 9780878511006 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with gold lettering and illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean lavender endpapers. 269 pgs. with index. Clean red dust jacket with white lettering and decoration has slight edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Etiquette. 009628

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sonnets from the Portuguese, Browning, Elizabeth
6 Sonnets from the Portuguese
Browning, Elizabeth
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1953 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Sixth printing, "Half-Hour Classics" edition, in original publisher's box (box in excellent condition). Red leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, however there are red pencil notations and underlining by previous owner in the text and a previous owner inscription in pen on front fixed endpaper (and a short P.S. on rear fixed endpaper!). Full color tipped -in frontis illustration. With Introduction and Notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 58 pages. Box is uncracked, clean, with very little wear. 023213

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Kippers to Caviar: Cooking for All Occasions, Burke, Helen
7 Kippers to Caviar: Cooking for All Occasions
Burke, Helen
London Evans Brothers Limited 1965 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1965" on copyright page. Very clean gray pebbled boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cook Book. 016431

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The Art Pack, Christophe Frayling; Helen Frayling; Ron Van Der Meer
8 The Art Pack
Christophe Frayling; Helen Frayling; Ron Van Der Meer
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0679414193 / 9780679414193 First Hardcover Fine 
Second printing, 1993, excellent condition. Clean glossy illustrated boards - large book - size approx. 11-1/4" x 11-1/4" with many moving parts, pop-ups, and fold-outs (all are present and accounted for and in excellent condition, including a casette tape). Illustrated in full color. Art history and principles of art are conveyed here in an interactive way, showing how light, color, perspective and proportion and motion affect and enhance works of art. 025764

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Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning, Clarke, Helen A.
9 Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning
Clarke, Helen A.
New York The Baker and Taylor Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with clean, unchipped color illustrated paste-on illustration on front cover. Slight wear to corners and edges at top and bottom of spine, corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription at top margin of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Literature. 014950

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The Murder of Helen Jewett, Cohen, Patricia Cline
10 The Murder of Helen Jewett
Cohen, Patricia Cline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0-679-41291-3 / 9780679412915 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver 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. 432 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the life and death of a prostitute in nineteenth-century New York. Large 8vo. True Crime. 013353

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Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors, Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
11 Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors
Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1988 0-395-42388-0 / 9780395423882 Early Printing Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket David Sibley, Illustrator Signed
Early printing, SIGNED by author Pete Dunne, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on title page by author Pete Dunne: "Helen & Bob - Who are two of my favorite people - With Best Wishes, Pete." Clean illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with excellent photographs and drawings, making in-flight identification of raptors perfectly clear. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), slightest hint of light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022320

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The Revolt of Sundaramma, Elmore, Maude Johnson
12 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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Jonathan's Doorstep, Fernald, Helen Clark
13 Jonathan's Doorstep
Fernald, Helen Clark
New York/Toronto Longmans, Green & Co. 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Nedda Walker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very faint sunning at lower spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 280 pgs. Illustrations by Nedda Walker. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" deep by 1/2" wide chip at base of spine, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel about life during World War II in an historic New England house. 8vo. Fiction. 015631

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Bridget Jones's Diary, Fielding, Helen
14 Bridget Jones's Diary
Fielding, Helen
New York Viking Press 1998 0670880728 / 9780670880720 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line. Clean unfaded yellow-orange boards with clean white spine, metallic lettering on spine. Very light bumping at spine base, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 267 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Bridget Jones's Diary charts a devastatingly self-aware, hilarious year in the life of a thirty-something single woman. Made into a movie (2001) starring Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth. 017820

Price: 25.00 USD
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Apple Pie Hill, Forbes, Helen
15 Apple Pie Hill
Forbes, Helen
New York Macmillan 1930 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Eleanore Barte, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading at upper spine and front board edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Eleanore Barte (color illustrated title page, six black and white illustrations). 154 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), light soiling, a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An interesting children's story set in New England concerning a search for a large quantity of valuable silver which has been hidden in a very old house. 021729

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Refugee, Fowler, Helen
16 The Refugee
Fowler, Helen
New York Macmillan 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Dustjacket jacket is corner clipped but price remains intact on front inside flap (4.50); slight edge wear and 1/4"-1/3" chipping at top spine edge and rear corner; very light soiling to dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A powerful drama of a young priest's efforts to help a man who has lost those he loved to find a new reason for existence, unfolds against the white heat of an Australian summer. 018600

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A Gift of Joy, Hayes, Helen
17 A Gift of Joy
Hayes, Helen
New York M. Evans and Company 1965 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs Signed
Very clean blue boards with horizontal design blindstamped across center of front board. Silver lettering on purple cloth spine. Binding is tight and square. Very light hint of fading to tips of base/top of spine. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Very small book shop label at bottom edge of rear fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photos. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped, with a very light hint of edgewear to top/base of spine and corners. A few very small surface chips to top spine edge. Full page black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Biography. 014534

Price: 25.00 USD
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On Reflection: An Autobiography, Hayes, Helen
18 On Reflection: An Autobiography
Hayes, Helen
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight (very slight lean), pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with very slight edge wear. Photo of Helen Hayes on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 012933

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Life in Three Acts, Hayes, Helen with Katherie Hatch
19 My Life in Three Acts
Hayes, Helen with Katherie Hatch
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990 0-15-163695-8 / 9780151636952 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
266 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - new mylar cover AS NEW book - no names or writing inside. Crisp and clean. Clean bright DJ with stunning photo of Helen Hayes at 90 yrs. old on front.Stated First Trade Edition. 8vo. Biography. 002002

Price: 10.00 USD
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Water Marked: A Novel, Helen Elaine Lee
20 Water Marked: A Novel
Helen Elaine Lee
New York Scribner 1999 0684838435 / 9780684838434 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean aqua boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 319 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at top rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A finely crafted novel about two estranged African-American sisters who reunite in a search to understand their father and their family history. 027769

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