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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
1 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

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Paths of Glory, Cobb, Humphrey
2 Paths of Glory
Cobb, Humphrey
New York Viking Press 1935 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped first issue jacket. Clean blue and rose cloth boards with gold title box across front board and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 265 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has some edge wear and very small edge chips, small surface scrape below title on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Anti-war novel in World War I setting, made into award-winning MGM movie (1957) directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas. 022088

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Clue of the Runaway Blonde; The Clue of the Hungry Horse, Gardner, Erle Stanley
3 The Clue of the Runaway Blonde; The Clue of the Hungry Horse
Gardner, Erle Stanley
New York Walter J. Black (for Detective Book Club) 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Detective Book Club edition in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Contains two complete mysteries by erle Stanley Gardner. 238 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028068

Price: 15.00 USD
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Stanley: An Adventurer Explored, Hall, Richard
4 Stanley: An Adventurer Explored
Hall, Richard
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1975 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very small corner chip at top rear corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent biography revealing Stanley in all his complexity and greatness. Large 8vo. Biography. 013790

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Pushcart Prize X: Best of the Small Presses 1985-86, Henderson, Bill (Editor)
5 The Pushcart Prize X: Best of the Small Presses 1985-86
Henderson, Bill (Editor)
Wainscott, New York, U.S.A. Pushcart Press 1985 0-916366-37-5 / 9780916366377 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Edited by Bill Henderson. Introduction by George Plimpton. Poetry Editors: Stanley Plumly, William Stafford. Clean yellow-gold boards with black and gold lettering on gray cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Dustjacket title is slightly faded onto front board. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 499 pgs. with index and contributor's notes. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Literature. 014294

Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason - A Biography
Hughes, Dorothy B.
New York William Morrow & Co 1978 0688032826 / 9780688032821 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; narrow line of slight fading to cloth at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated generously with photographs throughout the book. 350 pages with index. Clean jacket has several short closed edge tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, some fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating biography of the man, with over eventy photographs reproduced in black and white, index, and a detailed bibliography of all Gardner's published works. 028280

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Coach Horse: Servant with Style, Jepsen, Stanley M.
7 The Coach Horse: Servant with Style
Jepsen, Stanley M.
London Thomas Yoseloff Ltd. 1977 0-498-01789-3 / 9780498017896 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 133 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs in color & black and white. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012532

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Along the Indian Road, Jones, E. Stanley
8 Along the Indian Road
Jones, E. Stanley
New York Abingdon Press 1939 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Faintest hint of soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by the author. 248 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has large piece missing at base of spine, very shallow chipping and short closed edge tears along top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024507

Price: 20.00 USD
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The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light, Miller, Peter
9 The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light
Miller, Peter
New York Crown 1999 0812932552 / 9780812932553 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on title page: "Peter Miller". There is also a bold previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - :May all your shows be perfect in the coming year - Spoon - Xmas 2001." Preface by Stanley Karnow, author of "Paris in the Fifties." 132 pages. Stunning black and white photographs throughout. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. (Autographed Copy sticker, which is removable, was placed on front panel of dust jacket by publisher). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A visual and literary record of the author's journey of youthful discovery with his camera in Paris in the 1950's, just as the city was emerging from its long postwar gloom. 026551

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10 The World's Whales: The Complete Illustrated Guide
Minasian, Stanley M., Balcomb, Kenneth C. III, Larry Foster
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books 1984 0-89599-014-8 / 9780895990143 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped whales on cover, silver-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 224 pgs. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in a new archival quality mylar cover. 10-1/4" x 10-1/4". Whales. 005552

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The History of Nora Beckham: A Museum of Home Life, Pennell, Joseph Stanley
11 The History of Nora Beckham: A Museum of Home Life
Pennell, Joseph Stanley
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 330 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The History of Rome Hanks," this is a continuation of the story as the scene moves to Kansas and becomes an interesting study of a mother and her son. 6" x 8". Fiction. 017139

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Told in the Hills, Ryan, Marah Ellis
12 Told in the Hills
Ryan, Marah Ellis
Rand McNally & Co. 1914 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Stanley L. Wood, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding, missing frontispiece illustration. Green cloth boards with small arrowhead below title, Native American design title box border, circular landscape at bottom of front board in green, gold, red and light blue. Stamped gold lettering and arrowhead on spine, gold lettering on cover. Hint of very faint soiling to cloth boards. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly penned vertically near binding edge on front fixed endpaper. Nine full color illustrations by Stanley L. Wood (frontispiece is missing, as noted earlier). 362 pages. Clear removable mylar cover included. 026431

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Winter Garden, Schuler, Stanley
13 The Winter Garden
Schuler, Stanley
New York Macmillan 1972 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in clean dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold 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. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 244 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has tiny v-shaped chip and short closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to make your garden beautiful in winter, showing you exactly how to have year-round enjoyment of your garden in almost every climate zone in the United States. 021470

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Mostly Murder, Smith, Sir Sydney
14 Mostly Murder
Smith, Sir Sydney
New York David McKay 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold 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 marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. With a Foreword by Erle Stanley Gardner. 318 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has a few short closed edge tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Attention is gripped and held from the first page of this remarkable autobiography by one of the greatest authorities on forensic medicine in Great Britain and the World. 028201

Price: 35.00 USD
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15 David
Sowton, Stanley
Grand Rapids Zondervan Publishing House 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with illustrated cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, no bumping, binding is tight & square. No cracking. P/O name on front free endpaper. Color frontis illustration of David. 94 pgs. 12mo. Christian. 005125

Price: 10.00 USD
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16 The Flying Club Murders
Stanley, William
New York Walker & Co. 1988 0-8027-5710-3 / 9780802757104 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with red lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 167 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 011127

Price: 10.00 USD
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Carp Among Minnows, Stanley-Brown, Kay
17 Carp Among Minnows
Stanley-Brown, Kay
Philadelphia Dorrance and Company 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with pink lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by the author to her friends on front free endpaper: "For Wiggs and Kay Williams, with the affection and the admiration of the author - November, 1961." Also there is a note laid in on the friend's stationery. 189 pages. Dust jacket is clean (slight age-toning), not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears, wear to paper at corner tips. Jacket design by Ann Atene. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in New York City as a young musician struggles to get to the top. 026286

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18 In the Empire of Genghis Khan A Journey Among Nomads
Stewart, Stanley
Guilford, CT Lyons Press 2002 1585747033 / 9781585747030 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Clean rust red boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks.266 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this remarkable book, Stanley Stewart sets off on a pilgrimage across the old empire, from Istanbul to the distant homeland of the Mongol Hordes. The heart of his odyssey is a thousand-mile ride, traveling by horse, through trackless land. 018126

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19 The Harness of Death
Sykes, W. Stanley
New York Dodd Mead 1932 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is crisp, with fading to background on spine, board edges. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green endpapers. No previous owner markings. 290 pages. Author's second novel featuring Inspector Drury of Scotland Yard. An excellent vintage detective novel which has become quite scarce. 023393

Price: 75.00 USD
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Reflections of a Countryman, Taylor, Fred J.
20 Reflections of a Countryman
Taylor, Fred J.
London Hutchinson (Stanley Paul) 1982 0091502209 / 9780091502201 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Fred J. Taylor" on front free endpaper. No other names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 191 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Great photo of author and his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A conservationist's reflections on a lifetime's experience of the lessons and lore of the countryside. 026190

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