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1 Ghostlight
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
New York Tor 1995 0-312-85881-7 / 9780312858810 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Arthurian Legends. 006385

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Maine Scene - A Portrait of the State of Maine, Bradshaw, Marion J.
2 The Maine Scene - A Portrait of the State of Maine
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Limited Edition (this being copy number 653), SIGNED by the author. Clean black cloth boards with green metallic lettering, gold sailboat design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with signature of author in blue pen on front free endpaper, stamped number 653 on front free endpaper and on copyright page. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in color and black and white, maps. 177 pages. 026010

Price: 20.00 USD
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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
3 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

Price: 60.00 USD
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Cecilia: A Story of Modern Rome, Crawford, F. Marion
4 Cecilia: A Story of Modern Rome
Crawford, F. Marion
New York Macmillan 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1902 on title page, "Set Up and Electrotyped March, 1902" on copyright page. Clean signed decorated binding (C-box-X, as yet unidentified). White, gold and green decoration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. One tiny faint spot to cover (size of dried pea). Pin-point spot of wear to bottom front board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Neatly penned previous owner name and date 1902 on front free endpaper. 421 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising on the writing of F. Marion Crawford at rear of book. 021296

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fair Margaret, Crawford, F. Marion
5 Fair Margaret
Crawford, F. Marion
New York Macmillan 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published November, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated green ribbed cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very light soiling to cover (a few tiny spots to rear board). Previous owner first name and date (1906) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Horace T. Carpenter. 383 pp. Signed decorative binding (RR - Rome K. Richardson). 020323

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Heart of Rome, Crawford, F. Marion
6 The Heart of Rome
Crawford, F. Marion
New York Macmillan 1904 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Later printing of the first U.S. edition. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with light green stamped decoration and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1904) neatly penned on front free endpaper. 396 pp. 020021

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Heart of Rome, Crawford, F. Marion
7 The Heart of Rome
Crawford, F. Marion
New York MacMillan 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition, with "Set up, electrotyped and published October, 1903" on the copyright page, 1903 on title page. Unfaded ribbed olive green cloth boards with light green decoration, bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners and spine edges, tiny nick at top rear spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 396 pgs. 016937

Price: 25.00 USD
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The White Sister, Crawford, F. Marion
8 The White Sister
Crawford, F. Marion
New York MacMillan 1910 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Published March, 1910 (later printing of the first edition). Clean white cloth boards with red lettering, line border and red cross on gold shield on cover, red lettering on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Frontis portrait of Miss Viola Allen as "The White Sister" with clean tissue guard, additional portrait of her a few pages in. 335 pgs. Enchanting story of a woman who loses her love when he is killed on a military mission and becomes a nun, only to find out later that he is alive. 5-1/2" x 8". Fiction. 016920

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Whosoever Shall Offend, Crawford, F. Marion
9 Whosoever Shall Offend
Crawford, F. Marion
New York Macmillan 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with 1904 on title page and "Set up and electrotyped. Published, October 1904" on copyright page. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards with beautiful gold and white decorative title box on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. A few very tiny spots to front board (size of grain of rice or smaller). Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With eight illustrations drawn in Rome wit hthe author's suggestions by Horace T. Carpenter. 388 pp. Signed decorated binding (DD - Decorative Designers). 020567

Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Something's Got To Give
Hargrove, Marion
New York William Sloane Associates, Inc. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean brown tweed boards with red cloth spine, white lettering on spine. Nice copy, no bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper, very small (return address) label on front free endpaper near binding edge. 312 pgs. 005311

Price: 8.00 USD
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11 A Gallant Fight
Harland, Marion
New York Dodd Mead 1888 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gilt lettering and shield on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Floral decorated endpapers are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and unfoxed, slightly tanned. 414 pgs. 8vo. Antiquarian. 009027

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Truant Tricycle, Marion, Francis
12 The Truant Tricycle
Marion, Francis
Chicago Hollow Tree House 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket C. Leslie Crandall, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (1948) in original unclipped dust jacket. Size approx. 8-1/4" x 10". Clean and bright illustrated paper covered boards. Very slight surface rubbing to base of spine edge. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color illustrations by C. Leslie Crandall. Dust jacket matches cover design, is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears, slight wear at spine ends and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clean and solid collectible quality first edition. 024065

Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Insect Pests of Farm, Garden, and Orchard
Peairs, Leonard Marion, Ph.D.
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1948 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping, very little wear, a few light spots of soil. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Well illustrated. 549 pgs. with index. 8vo. Agriculture. 004878

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Road to Lagoa Santa, Stangerup, Henrik
14 The Road to Lagoa Santa
Stangerup, Henrik
New York Marion Boyars 1984 0714527971 / 9780714527970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly ink-stamped at top of front free endpaper - no other marks. Translated by Barbara Bluestone. 284 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel about the life of 19th century naturalist and explorer, Dr. P. W. Lund. 028409

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Doctor's Little Girl, Taggart, Marion Ames
15 The Doctor's Little Girl
Taggart, Marion Ames
Boston L. C. Page 1907 First Very Good no dust jacket Amy Rand 
Stated First Impression, scarce book. Signed decorated American trade binding (monogram AR - Amy Rand in decoration on front board). Clean light blue ribbed cloth boards with green and pink floral decoration, two girls' faces on cover, floral decoration on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking - very slight slant to binding. Beautifully decorated endpapers (front endpapers were placed in book upside down by publisher, but placed correctly in rear of book). Illustrated and decorated by Amy Carol Rand. Occassional foxing, mostly to introductory pages. 296 pages + 16 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026121

Price: 20.00 USD
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