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Heavenly date and other flirtations, Alexander McCall Smith
1 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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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
2 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

Price: 30.00 USD
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Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century, Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
3 Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century
Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
Honolulu University Press Of Hawaii 1981 0824806921 / 9780824806927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean light gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, some are fold-outs. 356 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slightest hint of edge wear, one short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025954

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
4 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith 1891 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith, New York, 1891. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold thistle decoration on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear at one base corner, Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Two title pages, one for Thomas Y. Crowell in red and black and one for Street & Smith. Frontispiece photo illustration from the play with clean tissue-guard; additional black and white plates from the play throughout. 311 pages. 026565

Price: 32.00 USD
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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
5 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

Price: 50.00 USD
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Meet Me in St. Louis, Benson, Sally
6 Meet Me in St. Louis
Benson, Sally
New York Random House 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful first edition, first printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue and deep red cloth boards with narrow gold horizontal stripe on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Clean red top-stained upper page edges. 290 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, a little surface wear at top and bottom spine ends, very small brown tape marks near bottom of rear panel, small surface scrape at top corner of rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazingly hard to find in this condition -- clean, unfaded, unmarked and solid in a highly presentable original dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same name (1944) starring Judy Garland, Mary Astor, and Margaret O'Brien. In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 024115

Price: 985.00 USD
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An Eye for An Eye, Brackett, Leigh
7 An Eye for An Eye
Brackett, Leigh
New York Crime Club 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; mere hint of faint splotchy fading to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 186 pages. Dust jacket designed by Alice Smith is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears, still clean and bright. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel of nightmarish revenge. 021197

Price: 45.00 USD
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Mr. Smith, Bromfield, Louis
8 Mr. Smith
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in original unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with unchipped gold title box on spine. Hint of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pp. Clean dustjacket, fading to red lettering on spine, not price clipped ((3.00 on front inside flap), very small chip to lower rear spine corner (size of small pea). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019958

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
9 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Steve Stokes Smith remembering Longboat Key with every good wish - Carl Carmer." 237 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner clipped on front inside flap. Enclosed in new removable archival quality cover. The story of the Mormon Church -- from Joseph Smith's first vision of the angel Moroni to today's world-wide, astly prosperous institution. 023650

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
10 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

Price: 20.00 USD
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Greenhorns in Blue Pastures, Cox, Harold R. W.
11 Greenhorns in Blue Pastures
Cox, Harold R. W.
New York Smith & Durrell 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Lucina Smith Wakefield, Ilustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with light blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Lucina Smith Wakefield. 162 pgs. A memoir of life on Coster Island (between Vancouver Island and the west coast of Canada). 8vo. Memoir. 012340

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Children of Dickens, Crothers, Samuel McChord
12 The Children of Dickens
Crothers, Samuel McChord
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1935 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jessie Willcox Smith, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with clean unchipped large color paste-on illustration. No bumping or wear to cloth boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean delightfully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith - ten beautiful full page color illustrations. 259 pages. Size approximately 9-1/2" x 7-1/2". From the Scribner Illustrated Classics for Younger Reader series. 026355

Price: 22.00 USD
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13 The Portrait of a Man as Governor
Dickinson, Thomas H. (foreword By George Foster Peabody)
New York The MacMillan Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue paper covered boards with with black cloth corners and spine, bright gold lettering on spine, clean gold paper label on cover (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slightly tanned). No names, writing or marks. 37 pgs. Dustjacket is clean but for very light general dust soiling, small clip on front flap fold (price still present at bottom of spine, blacked out but discernable). Tiny chips at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010120

Price: 10.00 USD
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Come Quick! Rodger's Had a Fit!, Dolan, George
14 Come Quick! Rodger's Had a Fit!
Dolan, George
Fort Worth, TX Branch-Smith 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harold Maples, Illustrator 
Very clean gray cloth boards with black title box, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. 204 pgs. Cartoon illustrations by Harold Maples. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of spine fade, slight wear at top of spine, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 012144

Price: 20.00 USD
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The History of Tom Jones A Foundling, Fielding, Henry
15 The History of Tom Jones A Foundling
Fielding, Henry
New York Random House 1964 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Lawrence Beale Smith, Illustrator 
721 pgs. VG+ in VG Slipcase Clean maroon boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges bright and clean. Return address label on front free endpaper near spine edge; no other marks. In maroon paper covered slipcase with clean unchipped paste on illustration of young Tom Jones (some corner & edgewear to slipcase, but still very sturdy and attractive, no cracking). 8vo. Literature. 003446

Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Tom Jones: A Foundling
Fielding, Henry
New York Random House 1964 BOMC Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Slipcase Jacket Lawrence Beale Smith, Illustrator 
Very clean maroon boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are bright and clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated by Lawrence Beale Smith. In clean, sturdy maroon slipcase with clean bright paste-on illustration (no cracking or chipping to slipcase). 005230

Price: 12.00 USD
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17 The Long Way Home: A Song of France
Geyer, Harold C.
New York Richard R. Smith, Inc. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of superficial corner wear, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has edge chipping and closed tears at folds. A dream-like novel about living in France, with beautiful etchings throughout by the author. Oblong 10" x13". France. 010918

Price: 25.00 USD
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Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics, Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
18 Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics
Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good minus Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear-through to bottom of one lower corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Lovely old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. Frontis photo portrait of Alfred E. Smith. 349 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket is slightly age-toned, has edge and corner chipping, two small water marks at base edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book. The story of Alfred E. Smith, who rose from the poorer classes of New York City's east side to become governor of New York State. 017830

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Consort, Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
19 The Consort
Heckstall-Smith, Anthony
Grove Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slight yellowing). No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. This book was issued with two alternative dustjackets. It was banned in England, for it was feared it would offend the Royal family. BOTH dustjackets are present, both are unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. A romantic fantasy about love and Royalty. 8vo. Fiction. 012126

Price: 15.00 USD
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20 A Tract of Time
Hempstone, Smith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
fFirst Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. This book was misbound at publisher's, with cover boards flipped over, and title appearing on rear cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 271 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has some rubbing to rear panel, 1" closed tear at spine fold, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in Vietnam in 1963 - a fictional tale that is essentially true, for it is based on Smith Hempstone's firsthand experience as a soldier and as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, not only in Vietnam but also in Korea, Algeria, Cyprus, the Congo and Malaysia, where men have died alone and full of fear. 009393

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