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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
1 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century, Adams, W. H. Davenport
2 Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
Adams, W. H. Davenport
London W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1883 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with paper title label on spine. Very light soiling, chipping to edges of title label on spine but all clearly legible; light surface wear to corners and spine edges, but no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, but there is consistent light foxing to pages. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful black and white chapter heading decorations, full page illustrations. 459 pages. Women travellers include Couness Dora D'Isria, Maemoiselle Alexina Tinne, Madame Ida Pfeffer, Lady Morgan, Mrs. Trollope, Miss Isabella Bird, Lady Florence Dixie, many more. 025984

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Collector's Luck in France, Alice Van Leer Carrick
3 Collector's Luck in France
Alice Van Leer Carrick
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition in somewhat tattered dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small gold medallion decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 207 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket is clean and bright, upper half of spine is missing, a few short closed edge tears and small chips at top of rear panel, separation at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures that carry us through Paris, its byways, quais, and fairs, as Mrs. Carrick searches for antiques. 026524

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Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman, Bangs, John Kendrick
4 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

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Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers, Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
5 Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers
Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
New York American Female Guardian Society 1875 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with stamped gold letter, blind-stamped border decoration on front and rear cover. Bevelled edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1877. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. 154 pages. 024499

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Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism, Bryan, George J.
6 Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism
Bryan, George J.
Buffalo The Courier Company 1886 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decorative border on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. Light surface scuffing to boards, slight surface wear at bottom spine edge, some fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis portrait of author with (presumed printed) signature below on back of front fly leaf, clean tissue guard; portrait of John Lord with clean tissue guard in main text. 231 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 015102

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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
7 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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The Second Mrs. Jim, Conrad, Stephen
8 The Second Mrs. Jim
Conrad, Stephen
Boston L. C. Page 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Eric Fosbery, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - E.F. -Eric Fosbery). Clean tan cloth boards with blue, white, black and tan illustration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Edges of white apron on farm woman (on cover) have been slightly retouched at some point). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner label (approx. return address label size) at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration by Eric Fosbery with clean tissue guard. 164 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022236

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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
9 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author ( association copy - inscribed to her friend) - in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Armenie Lawson with greetings and best wishes from her old friend - Grace Crile." Two articles about Grace Crile and her husband, their book and their African adventures are laid in, and have caused some brown shadowing to front free endpapers. Otherwise there are no marks, pages are clean. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 240 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to spine ends, slight rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When Mrs. Crile accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon, on his scientific expedition to Africa, she kept a day by day record of the journey to and from Africa by airplane and the days spent in the jungle. Mrs. Crile was a keen and delightful observer and from the moment their airplane rises at Croydon, the reader is under her magic spell. 026256

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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams, Danz, Cassandra
10 Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
Danz, Cassandra
New York Crown 1998 0517705540 / 9780517705544 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Barbara Maslen, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process. 025756

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Dem Good Ole Times, Dooley, Mrs. James H.
11 Dem Good Ole Times
Dooley, Mrs. James H.
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1906 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Suzanne Gutherz, Illustrator 
Lovely condition First Edition, First printing (Published October, 1906) in scarce original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - pink cloth with blue green and light pink decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges and unmarked endpapers. Full color illustrations by Suzanne Gutherz; decorations by Cora Parker. 151 pages. Original brown paper dust jacket with darker brown title, author and publisher's name on front panel; very small chips at corner tips and spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about life in the old south of the United States of America. 026049

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Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers, Dunning, Mary Parker
12 Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers
Dunning, Mary Parker
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean decorated yellow cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 203 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005290

Price: 10.00 USD
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13 The Boys of Beechwood
Eiloart, Mrs.
London George Routledge and Sons Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering, illustrated cover and spine (cover is illustration of boy in rowboat reading a book; spine is boy in blue suit riding old fashioned bicycle). Light wear to cloth on one tip. Binding is tight, no cracking. Floral endpapers. Beautifully penned inscription on half-title page with date 1886. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. 395+pgs. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008945

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14 Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
Eisenhower, Susan
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0-374-21514-6 / 9780374215149 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with blind stamped design in cover, maroon cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 392 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004261

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mrs. Harris Goes to New York, Gallico, Paul
15 Mrs. Harris Goes to New York
Gallico, Paul
London Michael Joseph 1960 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked blue endpapers. 191 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fine collectible quality first edition. 020583

Price: 30.00 USD
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Christ and the Hill-Men, Harding, Dr. Frederic
16 Christ and the Hill-Men
Harding, Dr. Frederic
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. 185 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Dr. and Mrs. Harding's 40 years as Christian missionaries in the isolated mountains of North East India. 8vo. Christian. 010189

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Mrs. de Peyster's Parties - and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker, Hellman, Geoffrey T.
17 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

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir, Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
18 The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir
Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
Edinburgh / London Gall & Inglis 1878 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with black, cream and gold decoration on cover and spine. No fading or wear; bevelled board edges. Small closed tear at ase of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean pale yellow endpapers, with small bookseller's ticket (Cheeseman Brothers booksellers, Medina, New York) on front fixed endpaper corner. "Christmas, 1878" neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No date of publication, circa 1878. Illustrated with six steel engravings. All pages have red decorative line border. 584 pages. 026701

Price: 40.00 USD
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Madeleine - Young Wife - The Autobiography of a French Girl, Henrey, Mrs. Robert
19 Madeleine - Young Wife - The Autobiography of a French Girl
Henrey, Mrs. Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 380 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has slight fading and small water spots on spine, a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sequel to the author's previous autobiographical books "The Little Madeleine" and "Madeleine Grown Up". The author's biography of her life continues as in 1937, accompanied by her husband, she crossed the channel from England to Le Havre and, after an amusing search, found a small farm in Normandy surrounded by orchards. A lovingly detailed account of the renovation and refurnishing of the old farmhouse where she settled down and later had her baby. 022323

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Madeleine Grown Up - The Autobiography of A French Girl, Henrey, Mrs. Robert
20 Madeleine Grown Up - The Autobiography of A French Girl
Henrey, Mrs. Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight browning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. 320 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has 1/3" chipping at base of spine, a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears, water stain to spine paper. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sequel to the critically acclaimed book, "The Little Madeleine", this is a frank and flavorsome autobiography of the continuing life of a young French girl living in London (the author, Mrs. Robert Henrey). Seeing the city with curious, eager eyes, Mrs. Henrey creates a truly magnificent picture of London with its sunmny days and fogs, its fashions and moods, its austerities and its beauties. 022322

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