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1 The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Containing the Confession of Faith, the Catechisms, and the Directory for the Worship of God

Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publication 1891 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Pencil notes on blank free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 405 pgs. 12mo. Religion. 006309

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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
2 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
3 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, Connecticut Inspiration House 1976 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Clean hardcover book - green cloth boards with darker green illustration and lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1976 on front free endpaper and small faint glue stain from old book plate which has fallen off but is laid in. Signed on title page: Bette Eaton Bossen (illustrator) and Winston O. Abbott (words). Nicely illustrated. Clean dust jacket has very slight age-toning, very slight edge wear. Photo of author and illustrator on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book of poetry on nature - the quiet of woodland paths - the patter of the rain - the evening skies at sunset - moon drenched meadows. 027184

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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
4 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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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
5 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
6 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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The Way It Was, Aden, Bob
7 The Way It Was
Aden, Bob
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theater 1989 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with brown lettering, photo decorated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the Old Log Theater's early years. 019664

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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
8 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

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Treadmill to Oblivion, Allen, Fred
9 Treadmill to Oblivion
Allen, Fred
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1954 Later printing Hardcover Good Good Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in dust jacket. Bargain price on this book because it's rear board has been bent at one time, causing a diagonal crack about 4" long. Aside from this, the book is clean and sturdy and has its original dust jacket. It is also inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper by Fred Allen as follows: "If you have forgotten radio, I hope my book will bring back some pleasant memories - Fred Allen." All pages and edges are clean, hinges are sound, no cracking. Illustrated with drawings by Hirschfeld. Black cloth covers with gold lettering on spine (clean, with a small spot of wear at one upper spine corner); binding is tight and square. 240 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, has chips and tears, small rub to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027656

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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
10 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
11 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

Price: 30.00 USD
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12 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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Bob and the Guides, Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
13 Bob and the Guides
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Margaret Armstrong Binding 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1906" on copyright page. Very clean dark green cloth boards with floral decorated cover and bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. (Margaret Armstrong decorated binding). Very slight hint of wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black & white plates, frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 351 pgs. 010581

Price: 40.00 USD
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14 While the Earth Shook
Anet, Claude
New York Bard and Company 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, some wear to corners and to top & bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few are still uncut. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Ruth De Rochemont (original title: Quand La Terre Trembla). 336 pgs. 005038

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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan, Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
15 Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1920 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean brown paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Gold Japanese lettering on cover, gold lettering in English on spine. Small spots of wear-through to lower corner tips, very small spots of wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name ink-stamped at top of front free endpaper and front paste-down. With an Introduction by Amy Lowell. Illustrations in black and white and full color, including lovely color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 201 pages with Appendix. 027046

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Tom Swift In the Caves of Nuclear Fire, Appleton II, Victor
16 Tom Swift In the Caves of Nuclear Fire
Appleton II, Victor
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Graham Kaye, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with darker blue lettering and small illustration on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Some fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name on endpaper and small vertical strip of browning from old cello tape (now gone). Illustrated by Graham Kaye. 214 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket has edgewear and is separated at rear spine fold, shallow chipping at top spine edge. Publisher's "8" in a white diamond on spine, and number 9108 below it just above publisher's name. 100100 at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027174

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Seasoned with Salt, Arny, Mary Travis
17 Seasoned with Salt
Arny, Mary Travis
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean beige/gray cloth boards with small green illustration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 230 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has short closed edge tears, and light edge wear, hint of rubbing, two clear pieces of tape reinforcing corners of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of an American family in Montclair, NJ, whose rambling old house became home to family, and to assorted boarders ranging from defense workers to a brood of orphan owls. 018757

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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
18 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
19 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange 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. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
20 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

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