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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
1 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

Price: 325.00 USD
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2 Pilgrim House By the Sea
Bartlett, Robert M.
North Quincy, MA Christopher Publishing House 1973 1-8158-0298-6 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Jan Norton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 327 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small (1/4") closed tear at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice or smaller), slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A midwestern college professor and his family restore a house built by the Pilgrims after inheriting it from Great Aunt Phoebe. 8vo. New England. 009726

Price: 20.00 USD
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Holiday Party Desserts, Beileuson, Edna
3 Holiday Party Desserts
Beileuson, Edna
Mount Vernon, NY Peter Pauper Press 1956 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket in as-new condition. Clean illustrated paper-covered boards with no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Vee Guthrie. 61 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not faded, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Recipes include Egg Nog Pie, East India Pie, Apple Sponge Cake, Baked Alaska, Gooseberry Rice Pudding and many more interesting desserts. 027798

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832, Blos, Joan W.
4 A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832
Blos, Joan W.
New York Charles Scribner 1979 0684163403 / 9780684163406 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
A lovely and clean copy except for a small goudge at top spine edge, size of a grain of rice; in clean original dust jacket. Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped author initials on cover. No fading or soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 145 pages.Clean dust jacket with gold Newberry Award medal sticker on cover, small chip and closed tear at top spine edge, price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clean solid reading copy. 028340

Price: 10.00 USD
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Hoosier: A Composite Portrait, Bowman, Heath
5 Hoosier: A Composite Portrait
Bowman, Heath
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1941 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
Author signed, numbered limited edition (this no. 52 of one thousand signed copies) in unclipped dustjacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Very small ink mark on bottom page edges (size of grain of rice). Tasteful privately printed previous owner bookplate on back of front free endpaper. Illustrated from photographs by the author. 360 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket has small chips and edge wear, is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020248

Price: 35.00 USD
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Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark, Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
6 Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923 - When the Gay White Way Was Dark
Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)
New York Valentine's Manual, Inc. 1923 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Hardcover book in scarce original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black decorative seal on cover with single line border, black lettering on spine. Some wear and soiling to this book: a little fraying at top of spine, small spot of wear along front spine edge (grain of rice in size), some browning to spine, some foxing to rear board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Wonderful historical photographs and illustrations throughout - seven plates in color, eighty-three black and white illustrations. 366 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027394

Price: 40.00 USD
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7 The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder
Burns, Edward and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice
New Haven & London Yale University Press 1996 0-300-06774-7 / 9780300067743 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with ivory cloth spine. No wear or bumped corners. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are bright and clean, no names or bookplates inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Sergeant Says, Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
8 The Sergeant Says
Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with black zig-zag decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight darkening to cloth at spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited by Frank Sullivan, with a Foreword by Paul Gallico. 255 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean (two very faint small spots to rear panel, tiny chip at base of spine (size of grain of rice), unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small spot of rubbing to paper at one upper spine corner. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of an American Army sergeant, who went from being a Broadway boy (crime reporter, sports writer and columnists who knew the hot spots and loved his nightlife) to wearing a sergeant's stripes. 021789

Price: 50.00 USD
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Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods, Casey, Robert J.
9 Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods
Casey, Robert J.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering, small illustration on cover and spine. Tiny spot to front board edge (smaller than a grain of rice). Light surface wear to cloth on corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 337 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 015316

Price: 25.00 USD
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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W
10 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One very small spot on cover (size of grain of rice). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Art and Maureen with best wishes, Henry W. Clune - Jun 1973." A small additional gift inscription in upper left corner of front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a little wear at corners and base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023779

Price: 20.00 USD
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Whosoever Shall Offend, Crawford, F. Marion
11 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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12 A Bachelor's Establishment
De Balzac, Honore
New York Farrar, Straus and Young 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Phillipe Jullian, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with small black circular title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with one tiny (1/16") closed tear, one tiny shallow edge chip at top rear edge (size of a grain of rice). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 010748

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Gamesters, de Polnay, Peter
13 The Gamesters
de Polnay, Peter
New York Walker and Co. 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. One tiny white spot to left board edge (size of grain of rice). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 270 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has corner chips, short closed edge tears, long closed edge tear along front flap fold, 1/4" chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel with gambling as the theme, and the strange invisible cage in which its addicts are held, told with humor and compassion. Sometimes shocking, never passing judgments, it is a serious and very entertaining book. 020341

Price: 15.00 USD
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The King of Fassarai, Divine, David
14 The King of Fassarai
Divine, David
New York MacMillan 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean, unfaded beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (very tiny spot on half-title page, smaller than a grain of rice). Clean bright beautifully illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 296 pgs. Very clean unfaded dustjacket with price intact ($3.00 of front inner flap), corner clips to front inner flap which do not affect text or price; very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful novel set against the exotic background of the Pacific islands about a Navy doctor sent to the quiet island of Fassarai during WWII. 8vo. Fiction. 015315

Price: 65.00 USD
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Third Book of Songs, Foresman, Robert
15 Third Book of Songs
Foresman, Robert
American Book Co. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. One very small white spot on rear board (size of grain of rice). Slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with occasional highlighting to a few song phrases; some page numbers written on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. with index. 6-1/2" x 8-1/4". Music. 014946

Price: 12.00 USD
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Beverly of Graustark, McCutcheon, George Barr
16 Beverly of Graustark
McCutcheon, George Barr
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1904 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Harrison Fisher, Illustrator 
Clean, bright and attractive Grosset & Dunlap edition. Moss green cloth boards are clean and unfaded. Lovely paste-on illustration by Harrison Fisher of woman on cover has one tiny scrape - size of grain of rice. Stamped lettering is crisp, binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and date beautifully penned on front free endpaper, along with blind-stamped embossed initials. Illustrations by Harrison Fisher. Slight offset (pale brown shadow) from old bookmark on last two pages of text. 357 pages. 025792

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Forrestal Diaries, Millis, Walter (Editor)
17 The Forrestal Diaries
Millis, Walter (Editor)
New York Viking Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"Published by the Viking Press in October 1951" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, gold title on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 581 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has small chip at upper right corner of front panel (size of half a dime), surface wear and one tiny chip (grain of rice) at rear spine fold, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from the fifteen loose-leaf diaries left at the White House by James Forrestal shortly before his suicide. Kept for his private information and not intended for publication, the diaries cover his personal involvement as Secretary of the Navy and first Secretary of Defense, in the national and world issues of the critical years following World War II. 019587

Price: 30.00 USD
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Here, There & Everywhere, Nordlinger, Jay
18 Here, There & Everywhere
Nordlinger, Jay
New York National Review Books 2007 0975899821 / 9780975899823 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket - as new condition. Clean dark green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 505 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that is witty, grabbing and fun - in which the author visits unusual towns, universities - even music camps. He delves into politics, then profiles a number of personalties, including George W. Bush,. Condoleezza Rice, Al Sharpton, Rosie O'Donnell, and more. He sends dispatches from Europe (East and West) and the Middle East. He writes on golf, and music. We meet Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Luciano Pavarotti, and many others. 025075

Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Faraway
Priestley, J. B.
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Boards are very clean and unworn, one tiny white spot on spine (sizeof grain of rice). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title. 450 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 008899

Price: 12.00 USD
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20 The Queen's Awards 1946: Prize-winning Detective Stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Queen, Ellery (Editor)
Boston Little Brown 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards (one tiny brown spot--smaller than a grain of rice). Green crown decoration on cover and spine, green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front fixed and front free endpaper (neatly penned). 380 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine, slight corner wear, small chip at front fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Detective. 011184

Price: 50.00 USD
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