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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
1 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

Price: 20.00 USD
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Aucassin and Nicolette, Bourdillon, F. W.
2 Aucassin and Nicolette
Bourdillon, F. W.
London and Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
1920 decorated binding (British) in original jacket. Small book (7" x 4-1/2"). Blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold letteirng on spine. Slight fading at spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gorgeous full color tipped-in illustrations from watercolor drawings by Marjorie Nash (eight illustrations). Deckled page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper with date (1922). Small bookseller's ticket on lower rear pastedown from "The Booke Shop at 4 Market Square, Providence." 80 pages. Jacket has color paste-on illustration (unchipped) small edge chipping and one large chip at rear panel corner spine edge continuing to lower spine. Price on jacket front panel (3/6 net). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022446

Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Manhandled
Chambers, Whitman
Derby, CT Monarch Books 1964 First Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 
Clean bright mass market paperback with no creasing curling or chipping. Clean red topstained edges. Pages are clean, no writing or marks. "First Publication Anywhere" on cover; "Published April, 1964" on copyright page. 157 pgs. Monarch book no. 434.Crime. 014630

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Sea and the Stone, Clift, Charmian and George Johnston
4 The Sea and the Stone
Clift, Charmian and George Johnston
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 366 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), Slight browning to spine and bottom rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in the timeless Greek isles amongst the sponge divers and fleet as their market crumbles with the introduction of synthetic sponge. 025038

Price: 25.00 USD
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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
5 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

Price: 12.00 USD
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Marcos - A Mountain Boy of Mexico, Lee, Melicent Humason
6 Marcos - A Mountain Boy of Mexico
Lee, Melicent Humason
Chicago Albert Whitman & Co. 1937 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1937 on title page, Copyright 1937 by Albert Whitman & Company, Lithographed in the U.S.A. - 1937" on copyright page. Color illustrations by Berta and Elmer Hader. Beige cloth boards with full color paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped, a few tiny spots of rubbing). Light soiling, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. 80 pgs. The story of a Mexican boy who sets out to seek his fortune, and we see through Marcos' own eyes the mountain trail, the village with its gay adobe houses, the potter and the basket-maker and the market, and all of his instinctive love for beauty and color, and the craftsman's understanding of things shaped by hand. 018568

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World, Osborne, Lawrence
7 The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
Osborne, Lawrence
New York North Point Press 2004 0865476330 / 9780865476332 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with ivory cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Enchanting, down-to-earth wine book like no other. Weaving together a cast of eccentrics and obsessives, industry magnates and small farmers, the author explores the way technological change, opinionated critics, consumer trends, wheelers and dealers, trade wars, and mass-market tastes have made the wine we drink today almost unrecognizable compared to the vintages drunk by our grandparents. 026420

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The Moneychangers, Sinclair, Upton
8 The Moneychangers
Sinclair, Upton
New York B. W. Dodge and Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated binding, with 1908 on title page, "Published September, 1908" on copyright page. Clean green cloth boards with white and black decoration and crisp white lettering on cover, white lettering (slightly chipped) and black decoration on spine. No fading. Very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner signature on front free endpaper. 316 pages. A clean and solid first edition of Upton Sinclair's great book dealing with greed on Wall Street. 021292

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Pheasant-lined Vest of Charlie Freeman, Spooner, John D.
9 The Pheasant-lined Vest of Charlie Freeman
Spooner, John D.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1967 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean yellow endpapers. 310 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010197

Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Vogue's Pocket Book of Home Dressmaking
Vogue
New York Pocket Books 1943 First Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 
Very clean bright mass market paperback, stated Original Pocket Books Edition. No chipping or curling. Very slight edge wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 196 pgs. with index and 605 working diagrams. Sewing. 014980

Price: 10.00 USD
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