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The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
1 The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1-55584-031-0 / 9781555840310 First Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page with full number line, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The English gardening School at the famed Chelsea Physic Garden, London, is highly regarded for its courses in amateur and professional landscape gardening. Now, for the first time, this course is available, fully adapted for the American climate, conditions and indigenous plantings, for the American gardener. 018915

Price: 22.00 USD
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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
2 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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The Lady of the Decoration, Anonymous
3 The Lady of the Decoration
Anonymous
London Hodder & Stoughton 1910 unknown Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Wakana Utigawa, Illustrator 
Pretty decorated cloth binding printed in London at the Edinburgh Press (lavender blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Very slight surface wear to spine corners. No fraying. Slight soiling (scattering of faint spots to cover). Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. no date, circa 1910. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Eight beautiful full color tipped in illustrations with clean printed tissue guards (illustrations in colour by Wakana Utigawa). 210 pages. 024633

Price: 25.00 USD
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4 The Personality of the Dog
Aymar, Brandt and Edward Sagarin
Wings Books 1995 0-517-14665-7 / 9780517146651 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumps or wear to boards, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. Illustrated. Clean, crisp dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. A dog lover's collection of stories, poems and pictures by Jack London, Virginia Woolf, Anton Chekhov, Winslow Homer and others. 8vo. Dogs. 004211

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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
5 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

Price: 25.00 USD
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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
6 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
7 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
True first edition, first printing, with number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and April 2003 First Edition on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. First Edition, First Printing points are present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on page 243. Very clean black boards with bright gold lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 454 pgs. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Slight narrow corner crease to front inside flap. Original five reviews on back panel of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true first edition of Dan Brown's blockbuster sensation. 013886

Price: 350.00 USD
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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
8 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
New York Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip; very slight surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 454 pgs. April 2003 First Edition and full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. All first edition, first printing points present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on pg. 243. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight vertical crease to front inside flap. 015431

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sick Heart River, Buchan, John
9 Sick Heart River
Buchan, John
London Hodder & Stoughton 1964 Third Impression Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated Third Impression (1964) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with JB gold author initials on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; tiny bookstore ticket in lower corner of front pastedown from Foyles Book Store, Charing Cross Rd., London. 254 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (15s net on front inside flap), very slight browning to edges of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026017

Price: 20.00 USD
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Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one), Bunn, Alfred
10 Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one)
Bunn, Alfred
Philadelphia A. Hart, Late Carey and Hart 1853 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards decorated on front and rear boards and spine with blind-stamping, gold lettering on spine. Spine title: Alfred Bunn in America. Very light soiling. 1/4" loss to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text pages are clean (some dust-speckling to text block edges). Fold-out statistic sheet on Lowell manufacturers. 315 pp. 020775

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Demoniacs, Carr, John Dickson
11 The Demoniacs
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue marbled paper-covered boards with dark blue cloth spine,silver lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. 238 pages. Dust jacket designed by Frederick E. Banbery is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean spine and front panel, light soiling to rear panel; no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical mystery set in 1757, full of romance, suspense and interesting characters. Young Jeffrey Wynne gallantly rescues his true love (at her Uncle's command) from a house of ill repute in Paris and returns her to London. There mystery ensues over the body of an old woman, mysteriously dead, and a host of suspects. 026260

Price: 20.00 USD
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12 The Wonderful Winter
Chute, Marchette
New York E. P. Dutton 1973 Fourteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket Grace Golden, Illustrator Signed
Fourtheenth Printing, SIGNED by author, in dust jacket. Very clean gray-blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers illustrated with map of London. No previous owner markings. Signed on half-title page by author: "Best Wishes from the Author - Marchette Chute." 216 pp. Illustratd by Grace Golden. Dustjacket is clean and bright but has chipping along top edge of back panel (up to 1" in depth). Photo and brief biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a boy who runs away to London and experiences life around Shakespeare's theatre. 020324

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London, Clunn, Harold P.
13 The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London
Clunn, Harold P.
London Spring Books New and Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright (one spot of soiling to margin of page 2). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black & white plates. 547 pgs. with index, ribbon page marker. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge, hint of wear at bottom spine edge. Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey are the main counties here described to the traveller. In this edition the author's work has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new illustrations added. 7" x 10". Great Britain. 017023

Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Murder, London-Miami
Creasey, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition ("A" on copyright page). Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 160 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with tiny hint of wear at corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010222

Price: 30.00 USD
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As Merry as Hell, Creasey, John (as Kyle Hunt)
15 As Merry as Hell
Creasey, John (as Kyle Hunt)
New York Stein and Day 1974 0-8128-1662-5 / 9780812816624 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with olive green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with hint of slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013251

Price: 20.00 USD
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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
16 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good no Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to edges and to background of spine. 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 photographs. 240 pages. The author accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon and research scientist, on his expedition to Africa and she kept a personal record of their journey by air from London to the laboratory established in the Great Rift Valley, and of the days spent deep in the jungle. 027233

Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Wilderness of Mirrors
Davies, Linda
Doubleday 1996 0-385-48038-5 / 9780385480383 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
Dark Royal Blue Boards with Dark Royal Blue cloth spine and Copper color lettering. Copper colored front free endpapers. No names, writing or book plate or marks. 355 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - enclosed in an new archival quality Mylar cover. Gift Quality. AS NEW 8vo. Modern First Edition. 002305

Price: 10.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
18 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. + index. Clean unfaded dustjacket with photo of author on front inside flap; small neat cross-out to price at top corner of front flap; very shallow tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the four-weeks disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 017606

Price: 35.00 USD
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Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
19 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red oval decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated. 266 pages + four-page index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, closed tears to flap folds, not price clipped. Photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London and her reappearance four weeks later; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 027069

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Day Outside the City, Deardorff, Robert
20 A Day Outside the City
Deardorff, Robert
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1966 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
214 pgs. Fine in VG DJ Very clean, unworn beige boards with black & red lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has a few small closed tears near spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Trips to take from London, Madrid, Stockholm, Rome, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Brussels, and many more with maps! 12mo. Travel. 003691

Price: 10.00 USD
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