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1 Sleeping Fires
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with red stamped lettering on cover and spine (some fading to spine). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 299 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011719

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The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime, Atherton, Gertrude
2 The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1918 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black and white portrait paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Gold lettering on cover and spine. Small faint spot to rear board cloth (size of dime), slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait ("Gisela") with clean tissue guard. 195 pages. 022581

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Larry of Lonesome Lake, Bindloss, Harold
3 Larry of Lonesome Lake
Bindloss, Harold
Frederick A. Stokes 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Gilt lettering & illustration are bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers. P/O name, address on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at head and heel of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006418

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Broken Trail, Bindloss, Harold
4 The Broken Trail
Bindloss, Harold
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 314 pgs. 010763

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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
5 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is bright and unchipped. A tiny bit of wear to cloth at bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 432 pages. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very shallow edge chips, some age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning author's fourth novel, and one of his best. 022636

Price: 100.00 USD
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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
6 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped 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. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding. 017876

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg, Bromfield, Louis
7 The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; with slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with orange top-stained upper page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pages. 021685

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The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women, Burgess, Gelett
8 The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women
Burgess, Gelett
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1907 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Louis D. Fancher, Illustrator 
First edition. Green cloth boards with large illustrated paste-on illustration on front and rear boards. Illustrations, Decorations, and Cover Design by Louis D. Fancher. Slight wear-through to corners and spine ends. Cover illustrations (front and back) are clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. All pages are decorated and clean. 108 pages. 023883

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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

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10 My Lady of the Indian Purdah
Cooper, Elizabeth
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
205 pgs. VG A very nice copy of this book, even though an ex-library. Clean olive green cover with gold lettering, picture of the Taj Mahal on cover. Light corner wear, binding is tight & square. Tasteful, attractive illustrated library bookplate inside front cover, no edge markings. Pages are clean. Lovely frontis photo of the Taj Mahal with tissue guard. 003615

Price: 10.00 USD
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Sweetheart Travellers, Crockett, S. R.
11 Sweetheart Travellers
Crockett, S. R.
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1895 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Gordon Browne, W.H.C. Groome 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black and white illustration and decoration on front and rear cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1896) beautifully penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Gordon Browne and W. H. C. Groome. 314 pages. 022828

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Sweetheart Travellers, Crockett, S. R.
12 Sweetheart Travellers
Crockett, S. R.
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1895 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Gordon Browne, W. H. C. Groome, illustrators 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with black, white and green decoration on front and rear cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas 1902) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated by Gordon Browne and W. H. C. Groome. 314 pages. 021708

Price: 35.00 USD
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The American Country Girl, Crow, Martha Foote
13 The American Country Girl
Crow, Martha Foote
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1915 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1915). Clean decorated American trade binding, with fifteen illustrations from photographs. Green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration on cover, white lettering on cover and spine. Faintest hint of soiling; tiny pin-head size spot of wear to bottom edge of front board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Author inscription at top edge of front free endpaper ("Presented to Jessica B. Jones by the author 1915). Frontispiece photograph with tissue guard. 367 pages with bibliography. 024311

Price: 85.00 USD
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Between Two Thieves, Dehan, Richard
14 Between Two Thieves
Dehan, Richard
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gilt lettering small decorations on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of light soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Copyright 1912 on copyright page, with "September, 1912" in small box in lower left corner of copyright page. Slight impressions from erased name on front free endpaper. 687 pgs. 017641

Price: 12.00 USD
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15 The Human Side of Birds
Dixon, Royal
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1917 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket S. H. Wainwright, Jr., Illustrator 
Green cloth boards have light soiling, some fraying to spine edges, two small nicks to spine edges. Clean paste-on color illustration on cover (unchipped). Binding is tight & square, there is cracking to paper at hinges, but still firmly attached. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and color illustrations by S. H. Wainwright, Jr. 8vo. Birds. 008808

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds, Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
16 The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds
Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
Little, Brown And Company 9-09 0316817155 / 9780316817158 Later printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean, as new large paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Illustrations and range maps by Donald Stokes (many beautiful full-color photographs). With a special section on attracting Orioles, as well. 89 pages. Wonderful, informative book with clear information on attracting hummers, identifying the various types, creating a hummingbird habitat, planting hummingbird flowers, hummingbird facts and myths, photographing hummingbirds. 026303

Price: 15.00 USD
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Candles in the Sun - A Satire in Pastels, Graham, Dorothy
17 Candles in the Sun - A Satire in Pastels
Graham, Dorothy
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded orange pebble cloth boards with crisp black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 297 pgs. Copyright statement "Published, January 16, 1930 - Second printing, before publication, January 6, 1930". Original silver dustjacket with black & orange lettering is clean, not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely satirical novel set in Florence, Italy with an intricate mingling of American and Italian personalities. A scarce book, found here in clean and solid condition. 017828

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother, Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
18 The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother
Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper-covered cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, clean unworn paper paste-on title label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 214 pages, with blank pages for the mother-reader to record the sayings of her own children. Dustjacket in fair condition with chips, tears and piece missing at top of rear panel -- what's there is clean, with a lovely portrait of the author on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book recording some of the wise and humorous sayings and thoughts of children,plus a section on "What children should read", "The Bible Lesson", and "Some Prayers and Invocations for the Use of Children." 021004

Price: 25.00 USD
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Pulpwood Editor, Hersey, Harold Brainerd
19 Pulpwood Editor
Hersey, Harold Brainerd
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold title box, raised lettering on spine. Hint of fading to top edges. No bumping or wear, but there is a vertical cut to spine cloth which is located exactly at bottom of gold "Stokes" label, so is actually noticeable only upon close inspection. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained page edges, clean yellow endpapers (no names, writing or marks). 301 pgs. with index. Rear dustjacket flap (only remaining piece of dustjacket) is included. The memoirs of a famous editor and publisher of pulp magazines. 8vo. Books on Books. 014081

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Fruitful Vine, Hichens, Robert
20 The Fruitful Vine
Hichens, Robert
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1911 Second edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Second edition decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with white lettering; green, black and orange leaf and vine decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, a few very light scuffs to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration by Jules Guerin. 524 pages. 022069

Price: 15.00 USD
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