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Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young, Abbott, Jacob
1 Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young
Abbott, Jacob
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First edition, illustrated with engravings. Red cloth boards with blind stamped lettering and decoration on front and rear covers, gold lettering and embellishmen on spine. Quite clean, tiny spots of wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Yellow glossy endpapers with previous owner name and date (1861) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Additional name neatly penned at top edge of Chapter 1. Pages and illustrations are clean. 160 pages. 027253

Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Visages De La Bourgogne
Bullier, Marie; De Saint Jacob, Pierre; Quarre, Pierre; Oursel, Charles
Paris Horizons De France 1942 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean softbound book with red, green and blue decoration. Many illustrations in color and black & white, plus fold-out maps. No names or writing inside. Pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. All text is in French. 7-1/2" x 9-1/4". French. WARD01589

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The Art of Detection
Fisher, Jacob
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front fixed endpaper. 248 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 3/4" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 008757

Price: 30.00 USD
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Beating Sea and Changeless Bar, Lazarre, Jacob
4 Beating Sea and Changeless Bar
Lazarre, Jacob
Philadelphia The Jewish Publication Society of America 1905 First Hardcover Good 
Olive green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover with white line border, gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, surface wear to corners; small scratch at top front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Temple Brith Kodesh custom bookplate on front pastedown; sleeve on rear pastedown. All text block edges are clean. 133 pages. 028265

Price: 12.00 USD
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1100 Obscure Points - The Bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American Authors, Schwartz, Dr. Jacob
5 1100 Obscure Points - The Bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American Authors
Schwartz, Dr. Jacob
London The Ulysses Book Shop 1931 First Hardcover Very Good 
Limited Edition ("This copy is No. 333 of the First Edition Limited to 666 Numbered Copies"). Yellow-orange cloth-covered boards with bevelled edges, gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling from handling. Wear to corners. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Erratum slip at Page 4. Foreword by the author. 95 pages. Excellent book for the bookseller or collector of classic writers such as Poe, Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Dreiser, Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and many more. 028182

Price: 25.00 USD
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Bula Matari: Stanley - Conqueror of a Continent, Wasserman, Jacob
6 Bula Matari: Stanley - Conqueror of a Continent
Wasserman, Jacob
New York Liveright, Inc. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped image of Stanley on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear-through. Slightest hint of fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Africa. 016196

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The Maurizius Case, Wassermann, Jacob
7 The Maurizius Case
Wassermann, Jacob
New York Horace Liveright 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean toast brown cloth boards (a few tiny faint spots to rear board) with decorated spine, brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 546 pgs. First American Edition; 1929 on title page and copyright page, no additional printings listed. 8vo. Mystery. 014013

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