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1 Dog Stories from Punch

New York George H. Doran 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket George Morrow, Illustrator 
First Edition, with GHD device on copyright page. No date of publication listed (circa 1920). Clean beige illustrated boards sunning to edges; dark green unfaded cloth spine, clean unchipped paper label on spine. 211 pgs. Twenty-five delight ful dogs stories with charming illustrations by George Morrow. 8vo. Dogs. 016584

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2 Harper's Magazine Vol. LXVI

New York Harper & Brothers 1883 Leather Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean full leather with black unchipped title & volume box on spine, gold stamped lettering. Some edge scuffing, no cracking or tears. Small spot of insect damage to inside fixed endpaper corner. Binding is tight & square. No names or bookplates, pages are clean. 972 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Large 8vo. Antiquarian. 011208

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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
3 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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4 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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Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine, Buck, Pearl S.
5 Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine
Buck, Pearl S.
Bartholomew House 1971 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 200 photographs from Life Magazine, in full color and black and white, taken across the United States of America. 320 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, is clean but has 2" closed curved edge tear, some surface rubbing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026909

Price: 15.00 USD
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My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others, David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
6 My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others
David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
New York Ecco 2010 0061963933 / 9780061963933 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in unworn dust jacket. White boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025941

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle, Arthur Conan
7 The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles
Doyle, Arthur Conan
New York Random House 1988 051720214X / 9780517202142 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Sidney Paget, Illustrator 
A Facsimile of the Original Novel and All 13 stories from The Strand Magazine, beautiful clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with circular black silhouette of Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe on cover, black line border; black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Original illustrations throughout (all 158 original illustrations by Sidney Paget). 293 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024290

Price: 20.00 USD
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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
8 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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More in Sorrow, Gibbs, Wolcott
9 More in Sorrow
Gibbs, Wolcott
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with turquoise and silver lettering. Cloth boards are clean with some fading to spine and edges. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. Tiny date written in upper corner of rear fixed endpaper. 308 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, with price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Wolcott Gibbs wrote for the New Yorker Magazine for over 30 years, producing incomparable parodies, profiles, short stories and theater reviews. This book is a selection of 35 memorable pieces. 6" x 8-1/2". Humor. 017396

Price: 45.00 USD
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Here at the New Yorker, Gill, Brendan
10 Here at the New Yorker
Gill, Brendan
New York Random House 1975 0394489896 / 9780394489896 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean light beige boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons and drawings. 408 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clilpped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024437

Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Here at the New Yorker
Gill, Brendan
New York Random House 1975 0-394-48989-6 / 9780394489896 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 406 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with just a mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brendan Gill recalls his long career at The New Yorker magazine. 007714

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking through the Ages, Hale, William Harland and the Editors of Horizon Magazine
12 The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking through the Ages
Hale, William Harland and the Editors of Horizon Magazine
American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. 1968 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean complete two-volume set in clean original slipcase. Green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on covers, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color and black and white. Total of 768 pages. Slipcase is clean, with clean unworn paste-on color illustration; no cracking, very slight surface wear to corners. 024085

Price: 30.00 USD
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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance, Hammett, Dashiell
13 Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance
Hammett, Dashiell
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-57269-6 / 9780394572697 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean gray boards with clean red cloth spine, gold 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. 76 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Photo of Dashiell Hammett on rear panel in his "Thin Man" pose. First published in Liberty magazine in 1933, "Woman in the Dark" disappeared, resurfacing in the 1950s in a pulp paperback edition. Here it appears in hardover for the first time, with an appreciation by Robert B. Parker, the author of the celebrated Spenser series of novels. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017222

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mark Hampton on Decorating, Hampton, Mark
14 Mark Hampton on Decorating
Hampton, Mark
New York Random House 1989 0394579879 / 9780394579870 First Hardcover Fine Signed
Stated First Edition (first printing, with correct number line), SIGNED by author, in clean fine slipcase. Very clean patterned paper covered boards with green cloth spine, 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 no previous owner markings. Signed by author on house-shaped bookplate on front free endpaper. Written and illustrated (many of the illustrations in color) by the author. Edited by Elaine Greene. 251 pages. Green cloth-covered slipcase is clean, unfaded, no wear. Magazine article re: Mark Hampton laid in. 026613

Price: 35.00 USD
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Grumbles from the Grave, Heinlein, Robert A.
15 Grumbles from the Grave
Heinlein, Robert A.
New York Del Rey (Ballantine Books) 1990 0-345-36246-2 / 9780345362469 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 281 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The letters of Robert Heinlein, from his first one to an editor in 1939 through the long years of writing for the pulp magazine markets, through his ongoing conquest of the prestigioius slick magazines, and for major book publishers. 8vo. Science Fiction. 015541

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Mrs. de Peyster's Parties - and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker, Hellman, Geoffrey T.
16 Mrs. de Peyster's Parties - and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker
Hellman, Geoffrey T.
New York Macmillan 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), a few very tiny edge chips, considerable fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seelection of vintage Hellman profiles, interspersed with certain shroter masterpieces of humor that have a quality all their own. Brilliant series of studies of extraordinary people: publisher Alfred A. Knopf, the Countess Mara of cravat-creating fame; the architect Le Corbusier, Alexander Calder, and designer Norman Bel Geddes, and many more. 019658

Price: 15.00 USD
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There Are Ladies Present, Hokinson, Helen E.
17 There Are Ladies Present
Hokinson, Helen E.
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 87 pp. Illustrated with cartoon by Helen E. Hokinson, all of which appeared in The New Yorker magazine, and appear here in book form for the first time. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), numerous edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019810

Price: 18.00 USD
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A Glutton for Punishment: Confessions of a Mercenary Eater, Jacobs, Jay
18 A Glutton for Punishment: Confessions of a Mercenary Eater
Jacobs, Jay
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1991 0871133970 / 9780871133977 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean light gray boards with charcoal gray spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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. 314 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hilarious account of life as a "hired belly" for Gourmet Magazine. Food related adventures and misadventures will have you laughing all the way around the world with this restaurant and food critic. 026559

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LIFE in Camelot: The Kennedy Years, Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr. (Editor)
19 LIFE in Camelot: The Kennedy Years
Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr. (Editor)
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1988 0-316-21089-7 / 9780316210898 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Fine, clean gift and collectible quality book. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean red endpapers. 319 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, chips or tears, slight toning to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Published in 1988, marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of John F. Kennedy's tragic death, this book commemorates this pivotal moment in history with a lavishly illustrated celebration of the life of John F. Kennedy and his family beginning with a 1937 portrait of the entire Kennedy clan and ending with Teddy White's historic interview with the bereaved Jacqueline Kennedy. 500 photographs, more than 100 in full color (150 are shown in this book for the first time). All of the photos in the book were taken for Life Magazine. 012097

Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver saucer shape on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers, with very brief previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (short one liner). 307 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Written by the science editor of TIME Magazine, authoritative book in its time which separated facts of space flight from theories and fictions, and discusses the possibilities for the future of space flight. 017622

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