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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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2 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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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
3 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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4 The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd
Bommarsbach, Jana
Simon & Schuster 1992 0-671-74007-5 / 9780671740078 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean gray boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 006723

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Pressed Flower Pictures and Citrus-skin Decorations, Booke, Ruth Voorhees
5 Pressed Flower Pictures and Citrus-skin Decorations
Booke, Ruth Voorhees
D. Van Nostrand Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs in black & white and color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How to make petal -point pictures, tray decorations, citrus-skin decorations, paperweights, seed mosaics, samplers and more with information on framing, backgrounds, mounting, design, and more. 8vo. Art. 012159

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A Bride Goes North, Comfort, Marie A.
6 A Bride Goes North
Comfort, Marie A.
New York Carlton Press 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "To my good friend - Marie A. Comfort." Illustrations by Ruth Nincehelser. 154 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), very small shallow chips at upper spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Margaret and Merritt Comfort who set off on a cold November day in 1895 on their way as home missionaries to the pioneer families in the Parry Sound district of Northern Canada, as told by their daughter. 022401

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The Jungle and the Damned, Davis, Hassoldt
7 The Jungle and the Damned
Davis, Hassoldt
New York/Boston Duell, Sloan & Pearce/Little Brown 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Photographs By Ruth and Hassoldt Davis 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of light edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This is the true story of explorer-author Hassoldt Davis's exploration of French Guiana, inland from St. Laurent to the Tumac Humac Mountains of the Brazilian Border. 8vo. Adventure. 015138

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Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch, Emerson, Alice B.
8 Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch
Emerson, Alice B.
New York Cupples & Leon 1913 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Fifth title in the Ruth Fielding series for girls, dustjacket format #4. Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp illustration and lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 204 pages. Very clean, lovely illustrated dust jacket; no chips, one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel at spine edge. Four titles in the "Linger Not" series listed on rear panel of jacket. Twenty-two Ruth Fielding titles listed on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean book and jacket in exceptionally nice condition. 021210

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Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts, Ferguson, Rev. George W.
9 Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts
Ferguson, Rev. George W.
Pond Ekberg Company 1930 First Leather_bound Very Good+ 
Very unique hand-printed book with decorated binding. Limited edition (1500 copies). Black and brown leather boards with complex raised green, black, red and yellow decoration on cover. Slight chipping/wear at top spine edge, light rubbing to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank front fly leaf. All pages are decorated in color and are clean. 71 pages. "Of this book fifteen hundred copies have been printed in the month of December and Domini nineteen hundred and thirty at the printshop of the Pond-Ekberg Company at Springfield, Massachusetts, with lettering and certain embellishments by Ruth Bishop Robertson". 027445

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The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader, Fisher, M. F. K.
10 The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader
Fisher, M. F. K.
Washington DC Counterpoint 1999 1582430314 / 9781582430317 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing, with full number line, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold M.F.K. initials on lower front right corner, blue cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers. Previous owner inscription on half-title page. Edited by Dominique Gioia; with an Introduciton by Ruth Reichl. 411 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's tales of travel, childhood memories, recipes massacred and perfected, meditations on World War II, and thoughts on cataract surgery--the range of stories in this book is delightful and original. Captivating for those who have never read Fisher's work, and easily appreciated by her many fans. 025853

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11 A Rage to Nosh
Grossman, Ruth and Bob
New York Paul H. Eriksson, Inc. 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chip at rear lower corner at spine edge. Enclosed in new mylar cover. "A cookbook for a nation of nibblers." 8vo. Cook Book. 010295

Price: 10.00 USD
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In the Brave Days of Old - A Story of Adventure in the Time of King James the First, Hall, Ruth
12 In the Brave Days of Old - A Story of Adventure in the Time of King James the First
Hall, Ruth
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with red and gold decoration (three swords) on cover, red and gold decoration, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name, date and place on front free endpaper (1899). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard by Frank T. Merrill. Preface by the author. 334 pages. Scarce book. 022383

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At the Sign of the Wild Horse, Hasbrouck, Louise Seymour
13 At the Sign of the Wild Horse
Hasbrouck, Louise Seymour
New York Century 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Ruth King, Illustrator 
Beige cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on 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 bookplates. Illustrated in black and white by Ruth King. 215 pages. 027112

Price: 20.00 USD
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14 The Family of Chung Song
Kim, Ruth
Vantage Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Mere hint of wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Warmly INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 231 pgs. Clean orange dustjacket with illustrated cover, not price clipped, some fading to spine, slight corner wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Korea. 011399

Price: 25.00 USD
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Brave Companions, Knight, Ruth Adams
15 Brave Companions
Knight, Ruth Adams
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver line decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (a brown shadow from offset of rear dj flap on rear endpaper); no names, writing or bookplates. Color frontispiece by Lynd Ward. 215 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at top spine corners, a little wear to dustjacket paper at two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about two great dogs and a boy who loved and worked with them both. Valor, a magnificent shepherd K-9 dog that was his comrade-in-arms, had saved Lt. Thomas Tolbert's life with her own in the Pacific. And it was Valor's puppy, Joey, that comforted Tom during the long days in the hospital afterward. Back home in the States, Tom learned that he was blinded for life. His adjustment was a bitter one until he found Joey again in the training quarters for Seeing Eye dogs. 021616

Price: 150.00 USD
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Dodsworth, Lewis, Sinclair
16 Dodsworth
Lewis, Sinclair
New York Harcourt Brace 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original second-state dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with orange title box and line border. Mere hint of very light soiling, very light surface wear at spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1929) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Published March, 1929 on copyright page, 377 pages. Dustjacket has publisher's price of $2.50 on front inside flap with two reviews, is clean, uncreased, with very tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adapted for the stage in 1934 by Sidney Howard and filmed in 1936 by William Wyler, and the basis for a 1950 British television drama starring Ruth Chatterton and Walter Abel; also a 1995 musical adaptation that was staged in Fort Worth, Texas with Hal Linden and Dee Hoty. 022190

Price: 400.00 USD
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100 Short Stories, Lowe, Viola Ruth
17 100 Short Stories
Lowe, Viola Ruth
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman Publishing Company 1937 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Carolyn Haywood, Illustrator 
Large illustrated book (approx. size: 10-1/2" x 13-3/4"). Illustrated paper covered boards with green cloth spine. Beautiful full color, full page illustrations by Carolyn Haywood, as well as black and white drawings. Pages are clean, endpapers are clean - no names, writing or marks. Binding is tight, no cracking. Some wear to board edges, top and bottom spine edges. 124 pages. 024095

Price: 25.00 USD
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Couture - An Illustrated History of the Great Paris Designers and Their Creations, Lynam, Ruth
18 Couture - An Illustrated History of the Great Paris Designers and Their Creations
Lynam, Ruth
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards have some fading at top and bottom edges. Bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings in black and white and full color. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket has creasing and closed tears, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023857

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard, Matson, Ruth A.
19 Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard
Matson, Ruth A.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no chips, slight age-toning. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautifully written book is for all who like to eat well and who relish the freshness and peak-perfection taste of vegetables and fruits grown in their gardens. Invaluable advice on planning a garden, special planting hints, pros and cons of certain crops, when to bring herbs indoors, and a fascinating section on growing radishes, herbs and lettuce in the ktichen under electric light. 026272

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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
20 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

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