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1 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

Price: 25.00 USD
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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
2 Little Men
Alcott, Louisa M.
New York Complete Authorized Edition 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in charming color illustrated jacket. Clean red 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 illustrated endpapers. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has one small corner chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022774

Price: 30.00 USD
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Eight Cousins, Alcott, Louisa May
3 Eight Cousins
Alcott, Louisa May
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1931 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clara M. Burd, Illustrator 
Lovely book and dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean, unworn color paste-on illustration on cover by Clara M. Burd, with gold line border. Gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Full color frontispiece illustration (same as cover), additional black and white illustrations, all by Clara Burd. 253 pages. Clean bright color illustrated jacket has a few tiny edge nicks, a little corner wear; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice collectible quality book from John C. Winston Company's "The Children's Bookshelf" series. 027521

Price: 30.00 USD
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4 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
5 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Pursuit of the Prodigal
Auchincloss, Louis
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with small gold design on lower corner of front board (boy on dolphin), gold lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, Some chipping at spine edges, small closed edge tear (under 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009313

Price: 30.00 USD
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Meet Me in St. Louis, Benson, Sally
7 Meet Me in St. Louis
Benson, Sally
New York Random House 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful first edition, first printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue and deep red cloth boards with narrow gold horizontal stripe on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Clean red top-stained upper page edges. 290 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, a little surface wear at top and bottom spine ends, very small brown tape marks near bottom of rear panel, small surface scrape at top corner of rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazingly hard to find in this condition -- clean, unfaded, unmarked and solid in a highly presentable original dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same name (1944) starring Judy Garland, Mary Astor, and Margaret O'Brien. In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 024115

Price: 985.00 USD
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8 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

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A Few Brass Tacks, Bromfield, Louis
9 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, clean (age-toning to white rear panel), shallow chipping to top spine edge, fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Louis Bromfield's essays on the political, economic and social problems of the time (and of ours). 020813

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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
10 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is bright and unchipped. A tiny bit of wear to cloth at bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 432 pages. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very shallow edge chips, some age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning author's fourth novel, and one of his best. 022636

Price: 100.00 USD
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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
11 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding. 017876

Price: 150.00 USD
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Colorado, Bromfield, Louis
12 Colorado
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box 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. 263 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021528

Price: 25.00 USD
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From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on A Farm, Bromfield, Louis
13 From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on A Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 355 pages with index. 025278

Price: 15.00 USD
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From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm, Bromfield, Louis
14 From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book club edition in clean original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with green lettering on spine - no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 355 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has very light surface rubbing, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026647

Price: 20.00 USD
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Kenny, Bromfield, Louis
15 Kenny
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
Stated first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded black cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), is clean and bright but has numerous chips and tears. Photo of author Louis Bromfield with his Boxer on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025355

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mr. Smith, Bromfield, Louis
16 Mr. Smith
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in original unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with unchipped gold title box on spine. Hint of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pp. Clean dustjacket, fading to red lettering on spine, not price clipped ((3.00 on front inside flap), very small chip to lower rear spine corner (size of small pea). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019958

Price: 15.00 USD
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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
17 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). 351 pages. Jacket has very light soiling, small corner chip at upper rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022628

Price: 14.00 USD
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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
18 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 016559

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Farm, Bromfield, Louis
19 The Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First illustrated edition of one of the best of Bromfield's novels, with drawings by Kate Lord. In original dust jacket. Introduction by Winfield H. Rogers. Clean black cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 346 pages. Dust jacket is a bit tattered with chips, rubbing, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on the experiences of the author's own ancestors, this is a novel rich in incident and drama, full of the simple strength and warmth that is the heritage of a people who live close to the soil. It covers a period from the early nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, and it tells the story of the founding of an American family in the western wilderness. 15 full pages of illustrations as well as many small drawings and beautifully illustrated endpapers. The Farm, first published in 1933, is considered one of the finest novels ever written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. 026470

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Man Who Had Everything, Bromfield, Louis
20 The Man Who Had Everything
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (small previous owner name on front free endpaper). Dust jacket has shallow edge chipping and wear, closed edge tears, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fabulous novel by Pulitizer Prize winner Louis Bromfield about a man who had "everything" and still feels bored, listless, and empty. This is the story of his search for a new meaning in life. 024535

Price: 95.00 USD
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