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1 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

Price: 25.00 USD
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Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
2 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1886 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black, red and gold decoration, gold lettering. Very light soiling and wear. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral endpapers. Very lightly penciled name on blank fly leaf dated December 26th, 1886. Frontispiece portrait of Louisa M. Alcott with clean tissue guard. Copyright, 1886 by Louisa M. Alcott, 1886 on title page. Text block measures 1-1/16th width. 18 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024409

Price: 250.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
3 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896, Bradford, Mary and Richard
4 An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
Bradford, Mary and Richard
Roberts Rinehart 1993 1-879373-66-1 / 9781879373662 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007798

Price: 14.00 USD
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5 Jan of the Windmill, A Story of the Plains
Ewing, Juliana Horatia
Boston Roberts Brothers 1876 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown boards with gold windmill and black stamped decoration on cover, gold title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light wear at top and bottom of spine, cracking 1/3 way from bottom of rear spine. Binding slightly cocked. Dark brown endpapers. 310 pgs. 12mo. Antiquarian. 007077

Price: 15.00 USD
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Had She But Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart, MacLeod, Charlotte
6 Had She But Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart
MacLeod, Charlotte
New York Mysterious Press 1994 0-89296-444-8 / 9780892964444 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean blue boards with clean maroon spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 335 pgs. with bibliography. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016677

Price: 20.00 USD
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Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798, Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
7 Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798
Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated and Edited by Kenneth Roberts and Anna M. Roberts; Preface by Kenneth Roberts; Introduction by Stewart L. Mims. Color frontispiece painting by James Bingham. Very clean rust brown buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 394 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, some wear and tiny tears at base of spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Moreau's journal is filled with intimate details about life in America when the Republic was young. He discusses with candor the prevalence of divorce, cost of confinement, the shameless behavior of French emigres toward their American hosts, the prudery of the average American woman, the prevalence of prostitution. Much that is in this book had never before been mentioned in narratives about early America, and all the color and delicacy of the original have been brilliantly preserved in the Robertses' translation. 027570

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Popular Collie, Osborne, Margaret
8 The Popular Collie
Osborne, Margaret
Arco Publishing 1962 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs throughout the book. Introduction by Percy Roberts. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has surface wear at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, slight wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A library in miniature about Collies written by one of the foremost experts on the breed who also has a nice style of writing and a strong sense of humor. Entertaining as well as instructive. 025189

Price: 15.00 USD
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The After House, Rinehart, Mary Roberts
9 The After House
Rinehart, Mary Roberts
New York Triangle Books 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Edition (reprint, published 1941) in clean bright original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine, small decoration on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned; small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 281 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A broke young doctor signs on as a deck-steward of the pleasure yacht, "Ella". With his last money, he bought a revolver, little dreaming how badly he would need that weapon before the month was out. 026532

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Breaking Point, Rinehart, Mary Roberts
10 The Breaking Point
Rinehart, Mary Roberts
New York George H. Doran 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Thomas Fogarty, Illustrator 
Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names or bookplates. Browning from offset to front free endpaper. All text pages and edges clean and bright. 356 pgs. 008325

Price: 15.00 USD
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When a Man Marries, Rinehart, Mary Roberts
11 When a Man Marries
Rinehart, Mary Roberts
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1909 Early Printing Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Harrison Fisher and Mayo Bunker, Illustrators 
Green cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover and spine. White lettering on spine has mostly worn away, but stamped lettering is still legible. Short closed edge tears & some wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner return address label at top of front free endpaper. 354 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful color plates (all present and in clean bright condition) and drawings. Copyright date 1909, no additional printings listed. 014787

Price: 10.00 USD
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Eight for Eternity, Roberts, Cecil
12 Eight for Eternity
Roberts, Cecil
London Hodder & Stoughton 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Previous owner name on back corner of front free endpaper. 318 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears with old tape repairs to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 015277

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wide is the Horizon, Roberts, Cecil
13 Wide is the Horizon
Roberts, Cecil
New York Coward McCann 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket David Knight, Illustrator 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean beige cloth boards with rust brown lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. Illustrations by David Knight. Clean illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. A few tiny chips and short closed edge tears at bottom dustjacket edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a girl from a working-class family in Glasgow who was born with two priceless assets: beauty and brains. With an indomitable zest for living she utilized both of them to the hilt, escaping from her drab existence to become part of the glittering and lavish Argentine society. 017904

Price: 30.00 USD
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Children of the Wild, Roberts, Charles G. D.
14 Children of the Wild
Roberts, Charles G. D.
New York MacMillan 1921 Later Printing Hard Cover Good Fair Jacket Paul Bransom, Illustrator 
Brown boards with illustrated cover (two wolves looking straight at you). No wear to boards and book is very clean except for rear board which has a stain at base. Black lettering and small wolf head illustration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper. 300 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Paul Bransom. DUSTJACKET has 2-1/4" piece missing at base of spine, 1" piece missing at top of spine, edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 009680

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Heart of the Ancient Wood, Roberts, Charles G. D.
15 The Heart of the Ancient Wood
Roberts, Charles G. D.
New York A. Wessels 1906 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Lovely clean decorated American trade binding. Brown ribbed cloth boards with cream and brown forest decoration on cover, stamped white lettering (bright and unchipped on cover, white lettering is chipped on spine). No bumping, fading or wear to boards. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations. 276 pages. 026306

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Roger the Lodger, Roberts, Elizabeth R.
16 Roger the Lodger
Roberts, Elizabeth R.
New York Greenberg 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with cartoon of military man on lower front right corner, black lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 217 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has quite a bit of edge chipping, short closed edge tears, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hilarious novel about the housing shortage at the end of World War II. 026339

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Heart of Words, Roberts, George
17 The Heart of Words
Roberts, George
New York Macmillan 1929 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Maroon cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine, lettering is legible, but gold has worn off. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Clean except for light surface water marks to front cover. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Clow with lasting memories of your many kindnesses - George Roberts - March 1935." Previous owner name (Evelyn Swineburn) on back of front free endpaper. 158 pgs. with index. A scarce book on the origin of words. 018733

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities, Roberts, H. Armstrong
18 The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities
Roberts, H. Armstrong
Philadelphia David McKay 1918 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - W.F.T.) in clean original dust jacket. Gorgeous condition - very clean decorated blue-green cloth boards with no bumping or wear, original sheen. Pages and edges are clean, binding is tight and square with no cracking. Small neat previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Full page photographic illustrations, plus drawings and diagrams (over 170 illustrations, mostly by the author). 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very slight wear at edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book in this condition, particularly with original dust jacket. 023249

Price: 55.00 USD
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Eastern Europe: Politics, Revolution and Diplomacy, Roberts, Henry L.
19 Eastern Europe: Politics, Revolution and Diplomacy
Roberts, Henry L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name and neat ink-stamp on front endpapers. 324 pgs. + index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny corner chip at rear base of spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The political history of Eastern Europe by a leading authority. 8vo. History. 012430

Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Autobiography of a Farm Boy
Roberts, Isaac Phillips
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1946 Second Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Frontis portrait of author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with two very small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006439

Price: 15.00 USD
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