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1 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Enquiry
Aldington, Richard
London Collins 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Nice frontis photo of T. E. Lawrence, illustrated with additional photographs. 448 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, 1/4" loss at top of spine, a few tiny edge chips at top of rear panel, one 1/2" closed edge tear at bottom of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009651

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Heroes of the Empty View, Aldridge, James
2 Heroes of the Empty View
Aldridge, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and small illustration of man on camel blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 428 pgs. Brightly colored orange dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed horizontal tear to spine and 2" vertically down to base along front spine edge. A few small closed tears along edges and some chipping to corners. Biography of author on rear panel. Jacket designed by Jean Carlu. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Empty View is the desert of the arab nomad, the desert of revolt. The Heroes are the tribal Arabs fighting for their traditional freedom, and against the machine age and its politics. A novel of man versus time and change, the man of the story being modeled somewhat after T. E. Lawrence. 8 Vo. Middle East. 014463

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Helping Himself, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
3 Helping Himself
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1886 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Beige cloth boards with black and red decoration, red lettering and line border on cover; gold lettering with red and black decoration on spine. Slightest pinpoint spots of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully decorated color decorated endpapers (small previous owner name stamped in cursive writing at top edge of front pastedown). 320 pages with no advertising at rear of book. 023133

Price: 35.00 USD
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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
4 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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Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble, Ballard, Mignon F.
5 Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble
Ballard, Mignon F.
New York Minotaur Books 2014 1250035627 / 9781250035622 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean light gray boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpaper. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery set in the summer of 1944 in the state of Georgia. Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, who has taught the town's first graders for decades, and her colleagues are busy at summer jobs in the apple orchard where the murder occurs, and she and her fellow teachers-turned-sleuths won't rest until it solved. 025669

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The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner, Banks, T. F.
6 The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner
Banks, T. F.
New York Delacorte Press 2001 0-385-33571-7 / 9780385335713 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013703

Price: 10.00 USD
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Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays), Barbee, Lindsey
7 Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays)
Barbee, Lindsey
Chicago T. S. Denison & Co. 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated Signed
Mauve embossed boards with delicate white flower design bordering black designed titlebox with mauve lettering on cover. Cloth boards are clean, title box on cover has smudging to printing. Crisp clean black lettering and white flower design on spine. Very light surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square. Dated gift inscription SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No writing on pages. 146 pgs. 5" x 7-1/4". Plays. 014691

Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Travels of a White Elephant
Blake, W. T.
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in the United States by Taplinger Publishing Co. Inc., 1960" on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corners are sharp, slight bump at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An enthralling account of Major W. T. Blake's adventures in many remote parts of the world. 8vo. Adventure. 017420

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Aucassin and Nicolette, Bourdillon, F. W.
9 Aucassin and Nicolette
Bourdillon, F. W.
London and Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
1920 decorated binding (British) in original jacket. Small book (7" x 4-1/2"). Blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold letteirng on spine. Slight fading at spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gorgeous full color tipped-in illustrations from watercolor drawings by Marjorie Nash (eight illustrations). Deckled page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper with date (1922). Small bookseller's ticket on lower rear pastedown from "The Booke Shop at 4 Market Square, Providence." 80 pages. Jacket has color paste-on illustration (unchipped) small edge chipping and one large chip at rear panel corner spine edge continuing to lower spine. Price on jacket front panel (3/6 net). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022446

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James Thurber - A Bibliography, Bowden, Edwin T.
10 James Thurber - A Bibliography
Bowden, Edwin T.
Ohio State University Press 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, clean book, in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 353 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022815

Price: 40.00 USD
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Tooth and Claw, Boyle, T. C.
11 Tooth and Claw
Boyle, T. C.
New York Viking Press 2005 0-670-03435-5 / 9780670034352 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 014612

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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous, Bragg, Georgia
12 How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Bragg, Georgia
Walker (Bloomsbury Imprint) 2012 0802798179 / 9780802798176 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Kevin O'Malley, Illustrator 
Very clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with fun drawings by Kevin O'Malley. 184 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Can't lick death, might as well have fun with it! Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. Here are the stories of famous deaths from King Tut's ancient autopsy to Henry VIII's explosive demise to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, these pages contain all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people. 026026

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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
13 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

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14 Don't Go Near The Water
Brinkley, William
New Yok Random House 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white title box on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, blue topstained page edges, a few spots of fading to top edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 373 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge and corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 009402

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Aesop and His Fables (Little Folk's Library Second Series), Bryce, Catherine T. And Edna Turpin
15 Aesop and His Fables (Little Folk's Library Second Series)
Bryce, Catherine T. And Edna Turpin
New York/Chicago Newson & Co. 1928 First Soft Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Walter Crane and Other Artists 
Clean color illustrated softcover book with stapled binding. Small faint name at top edge of front cover. 48 pgs. with color illustrations. No writing, marks or tears. 4-1/2 x 5-3/4". 011443

Price: 25.00 USD
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I Think I Don't Remember, Buchwald, Art
16 I Think I Don't Remember
Buchwald, Art
New York G. P. Putnam's 1987 0-399-13325-9 / 9780399133251 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Steve Mendelson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean pale blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Charlie - Art Buchwald". 350 pgs. with illustrations by Steve Mendelson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice signed copy by this recently deceased great humorist dealing with sordid American politics. 8vo. Humor. 013573

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fernand Leger, Buck, Robert T.; Edward F. Fry; Charlotta Kotik (essays)
17 Fernand Leger
Buck, Robert T.; Edward F. Fry; Charlotta Kotik (essays)
New York Albright-Knox Art Gallery/Abbeville Press 1982 0-89659-254-5 / 9780896592544 First Soft Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright softbound book with no creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 161 pgs. Illustrated throughout with color plates. Brochure from the exhibition at Albright-Knox Gallery enclosed. 9" x 11". Art. 013461

Price: 30.00 USD
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18 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York The Century Co. 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Charles S. Chapman, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Signed binding - BS - Bertha Stuart. Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 518 pgs. 008711

Price: 12.00 USD
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T. Tembarom, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
19 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Century Company 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. Very clean, unfaded rust cloth boards with bright unchipped gold lettering and decoration on cover, spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Charles S. Chapman. 518 pages. Dust jacket has large piece missing (base of spine to below center) and chipping at top spine edge; age-toning and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023107

Price: 30.00 USD
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To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience, Byford, Henry T.
20 To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience
Byford, Henry T.
Chicago W. B. Conkey 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Dark blue silk cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper in fountain pen: "To Dr. H. L. Newman - with the compliments of the Author." 22 illustrations, including small map of Panama at front, color flag of Panama, black and white plates. Foreword by the author. 384 pages. 022523

Price: 50.00 USD
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