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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
1 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction and Notes by Hugh G. Dick. 604 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no edge chipping, tiny pinhead size hole on spine. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025573

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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
2 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
3 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

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4 The Far Whistle - and Other Stories
Beck, Warren
Yellow Springs, OH Antioch Press 1951 First Hardcover Fine very good Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dustjacket, signed by author. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on title page; also inscribed by him on front free endpaper: "With warm regards to Barbara and Hugh from Warren, in pleasant recollection of our acceptance at Bread Loaf. " 224 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few faint water droplet markings to spine only, some fading to lettering on spine (still legible), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of short stories by "one of our finest artists in the short story genre." Warren Beck is the author of "Final Score" (received the Friends of American Writing Award), Into Thin Air (of which TIME said, "a minor novel with the grace and dignity appropriate to a major one"), and other works. 017940

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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
5 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

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The Song of a Dark Angel, Doherty, P. C.
6 The Song of a Dark Angel
Doherty, P. C.
London Headline Book Publishing 1994 0747208751 / 9780747208754 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly tanned, small black dot on top text block page edges. 249 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In November, 1302, Sir Hugh Corbett, King Edward I's Keeper of the Secret Seal, together with his manservant, Ranulf, and messanger, Maltote, are sent to Mortlake Manor in the icy wastes of Norfolk to confrontevil. A man's headless corpse has been found o nthe beach, the head impaled on a pole; at the same time, the pretty young wife of a local baker is found hanging from a gallows. Corbett is soon drawn into the mysteries of the place with its strange lights at sea and from the cliff tops, and the death of an old nun. 028081

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
7 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates showing appealing garden paths and landscapes. 252 pgs. with index. Color illustrated dustjacket has a few very short closed edge tears, a couple of tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One by one the features of the garden elements are brought into consideration and their handling, fitness to given sites, etc., together with work lists of plants for best results according to the controlling factors of season, soil, culture, or color are laid out for the reader. 018166

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
8 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover and gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photograph plates. 252 pp. with index. A classic book on gardening, with ideas for landscaping, paths, and water features, excellent information on perennials, shrubs, bulbs. 020002

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A Diplomat's Wife in Japan - Sketches at the Turn of the Century, Fraser, Mary C.
9 A Diplomat's Wife in Japan - Sketches at the Turn of the Century
Fraser, Mary C.
John Weatherhill, Inc. 1982 0834801728 / 9780834801721 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, 1982, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown silk cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Green endpapers, with previous owner name neatly stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. Edited by Hugh Cortazzi. Illustrated with map, full color wood block prints. 351 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025923

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Maria Chapdelaine, Hemon, Louis
10 Maria Chapdelaine
Hemon, Louis
Toronto The MacMillan Co. Of Canada Ltd. 1938 Re-issue Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Thoreau MacDonald, Illustrator 
Translated by W. H. Blake. Very clean brown cloth boards with small gold illustration on front and gold lettering on spine. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. 174 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts by Thoreau MacDonald. Historical introduction by Hugh Eayrs. Minimal edge wear to dustjacket with two very small closed edge tears and light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Fiction. 014136

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The World Atlas of Wine, Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
11 The World Atlas of Wine
Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
Mitchell Beazley 2001 1840003324 / 9781840003321 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line) of the completely Revised Fifth Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9-1/2" x 12". Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with maps, color photographs, wine label images. 320 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (original price 50US), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025983

Price: 30.00 USD
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Father Means Well, Kahler, Hugh MacNair
12 Father Means Well
Kahler, Hugh MacNair
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1930 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Third Printing of the First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling, no fraying or wear through. Bindng is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by the author with a quote from page 279: "I know you meant it all for the best. Fathers always mean well, I suppose (Page 279) - Hugh MacNair Kahler, Kennebunk Port, August 1930." 309 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has chipping at base of spine (max. 3/4"), a few faint water stains to spine, a few additional tiny chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. AUthor's first novel, the story of modern youth and puzzled parents, filled with wit, romance, and wisdom. 021356

Price: 40.00 USD
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Doctor Dolittle's Zoo, Lofting, Hugh
13 Doctor Dolittle's Zoo
Lofting, Hugh
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover, clean color paste-on illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot of wear-through to one corner tip; some wear to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on half-title page, small paper butterfly at corner of backside of free endpaper. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 338 pages. Respectable first edition of this early Doctor Dolittle book by Hugh Lofting. 022075

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Seven Letters, Martin, Hugh
14 The Seven Letters
Martin, Hugh
Philadelphia The Westminster Press 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner label (return address label size) at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 123 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips and several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An explanation of the chapter of Revelation in the New Testament of the Bible. 8vo. Religion. 011895

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What the Corpse Revealed: Murder and the Science of Forensic Detection, Miller, Hugh
15 What the Corpse Revealed: Murder and the Science of Forensic Detection
Miller, Hugh
New York St Martins Press 1999 0312205465 / 9780312205461 Third printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, third printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 242 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Presented here in dramatic detail are sixteen riveting, real-life criminal cases taken from the files of forensic scientists all over the world. 028208

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Coridon's Song and Other Verses, miscellaneous
16 Coridon's Song and Other Verses
miscellaneous
London Macmillan 1894 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and elaborate illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean dark green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 1894 on title page; introduction dated 1894; no additional printings listed. Illustrations by Hugh Thomas, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Introduction by Austin Dobson. 163 pp. A lovely book, illustrated with beautiful drawings. Verses include: Coridon's Song; The Angler's Song; Who Liveth So Merry; Come Sweet Lass; Morning in London; A Journey to Exeter; How Happy Could I be With Either; A Hunting We Will Go; Oh! Dear! What Can the Matter Be!; Sir Dilberry Diddle. 019210

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17 Remember to Kill Me: A Pierre Chambrun Mystery Novel
Pentecost, Hugh
New York, New York, U.S.A. Dodd Mead 1984 0-396-08309-9 / 9780396083092 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good + Jacket 
Very clean mustard yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 200 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with hint of wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Pierre Chambrun mystery novel, in which a mysterious shooting takes place outside a penthouse roof in New York City. 8 vo.. Mystery. 010262

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Bobbie Bubbles, Sherwood, E. Hugh and Maud Gridley Budlong
18 Bobbie Bubbles
Sherwood, E. Hugh and Maud Gridley Budlong
Rand McNally 1933 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good E. Hugh Sherwood, Illustrator 
Clean 1933 edition. Illustrated paper covered boards have very light soiling, light rubbing to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean. Charming color and black and white illustrations by the author. 64 pages. 024107

Price: 15.00 USD
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19 John F. Kennedy, President
Sidey, Hugh
New York Atheneum Jan. 1964 1964 New Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
434 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new mylar cover Clean red cloth book with gold lettering on spine. Blue endpapers. Binding tight, book straight. Owner's name inside. Dust jacket is unchipped and price unclipped. Illustrated with black & white photos. Dust jacket has photo of Kennedy in front of Washington Memorial.Biography. 001773

Price: 10.00 USD
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The World's Game, Thomas, Hugh
20 The World's Game
Thomas, Hugh
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks -- clean endpapers. 256 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, unfaded. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A satire about modern diplomacy --a young man working in the Foreign Office. 015594

Price: 75.00 USD
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