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The Game They Play, Adams, Guy
1 The Game They Play
Adams, Guy
London Hutchinson & Co. 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and endpapers are clean; no names, writing or marks. Very small spot to bottom page edges. 224 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped ( price has line through it with new price penned above). A few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Scarce book. 5" x 7-1/2". Fiction. 017208

Price: 25.00 USD
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Heavenly date and other flirtations, Alexander McCall Smith
2 Heavenly date and other flirtations
Alexander McCall Smith
Canongate Books 2003 1841954667 / 9781841954660 Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 200 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hilarious collection of stories about the trials, tribulations and delights of dating. 026465

Price: 10.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
3 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

Price: 25.00 USD
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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
4 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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Seductive Tables for Two, Anderson, Moll
5 Seductive Tables for Two
Anderson, Moll
Knoxville, TN Moll Anderson Productions 2012 1937268039 / 9781937268039 First Paperback Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean large softcover book (approx. 10" x 10"). No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated in full color. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 239 pages. Tablescapes, picnics, and recipes that inspire romance. 024101

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Bachelor Husband, Ayres, Ruby M.
6 A Bachelor Husband
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black title box, brown lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece illustration by Paul Stahr. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). 312 pages. Enchanting dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. of 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A newly married woman turns to another man for comfort when she learns she has been married for her money through overhearing the chance remark of her husband's friend. 026721

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
7 The Man Without a Heart
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 207 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket has small chips at corners and edges of spine, 3" closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Circa 1920's - made into a film by the same name during 1920's. 8vo. Romance. 012378

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The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation, Baikie, Rev. James
8 The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation
Baikie, Rev. James
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1925 Chautauqua Home Reading Series Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean brown cloth boards with black border decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrations (photographic plates) throughout. Fold-out map in rear of book. 463 pgs. with index. 8vo. Archaeology. 007370

Price: 15.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
9 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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The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon, Balch, F. H.
10 The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon
Balch, F. H.
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1912 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket L. Maynard Dixon, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with publisher's pamphlet enclosed, preface by the author. Dark blue cloth boards with blue, black, and pale blue decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering. A few small faint spots to rear cover, otherwise clean. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (neat) on front free endpaper. Eight full-page illustrations by L. Maynard Dixon. Sixteenth Edition. 280 pages. All-time Oregon classic, an intensely interesting story with faithful portrayal of Northwest Indian life, customs, and legends. 023349

Price: 50.00 USD
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Innocent Bystander, Baldwin, Faith
11 Innocent Bystander
Baldwin, Faith
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1934 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading at top and bottom spine edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1936) on front paste-down, brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 312 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (.75 on front inside flap), has some chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a married couple going through a scandal and separation - in a delightfully scandalous dust jacket! 021506

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Song of A Single Note, Barr, Amelia
12 A Song of A Single Note
Barr, Amelia
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. "First Edition, published October, 1902" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with white and dark green decoration on cover and oval decorative gold title box on cover; gold lettering and white and green flower decoration on spine. Tiny small faint spot on rear board near spine, smaller than a pea. Two tiny points of wear at corners at base of spine. Binding is tight, with a little cracking at front hinge that has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas '02" neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration + 3 additional full page illustrations. 330 pages. 024555

Price: 12.00 USD
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13 The Voyage of the Narwahl
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0-393-04632-X / 9780393046328 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with dark blue spine, silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this extraordinary chronicle captures a crucial moment in the history of eploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013452

Price: 15.00 USD
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14 The Thunderer: A Romance of Napoleon and Josephine
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket 
Very clean blue silk ribbed boards with gilt N and wreath on corner of front board, gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers (Napoleon's army on the march). Frontispiece is color portrait of Josephine with tissue guard. A lovely book. 8vo. First Edition. 005041

Price: 10.00 USD
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EROS, Bevilacqua, Alberto
15 EROS
Bevilacqua, Alberto
Steerforth Press 1994 1-883642-35-3 / 9781883642358 First Cloth Bds Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ, new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Romance. 000312

Price: 10.00 USD
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Katia, Bibesco, Princess Marthe
16 Katia
Bibesco, Princess Marthe
Garden City, New York Doubleday Doran 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with pink title box, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of "Katia". 256 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and some tiny edge chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce and brilliant historical novel of the little Princess whose romance with Czar Alexander II all but changed the fate of Russia. 025140

Price: 75.00 USD
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Debut, Biddle, Livingston
17 Debut
Biddle, Livingston
New York Julian Messner 1952 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, black title box on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 378 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few tiny shallow chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romance novel of debut society in Philadelphia during World War II. 013863

Price: 30.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
18 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Timber Beast, Binns, Archie
19 The Timber Beast
Binns, Archie
New York Charles Scribner 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 345 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set amidst loggers and timber growers in the Pacific Northwest, contrasting the old and new generations' way of managing timber - with romance, history and adventure thrown in for good measure. 025380

Price: 50.00 USD
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Lorna Doone - A Romance of Exmoor, Blackmore, R. D.
20 Lorna Doone - A Romance of Exmoor
Blackmore, R. D.
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean, beautifully illustrated hardcover book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet about the book laid in. Green cloth boards with gold lettering and maroon decoration on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight dulling to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by John Austen. 549 pages. Clean slipcase has a couple of small spots of edge chipping, no cracking. 026927

Price: 18.00 USD
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