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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
1 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
2 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

Price: 60.00 USD
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Answer As A Man, Caldwell, Taylor
3 Answer As A Man
Caldwell, Taylor
New York G. P. Putnam 1980 0-399-12566-3 / 9780399125669 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with white cloth spine, silver lettering on spinne. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 445 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight age-toning, one tiny closed edge tear, not price clipped. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The powerful odyssey of a man of passionate principles living in a decadent age. 026745

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Dear and Glorious Physician, Caldwell, Taylor
4 Dear and Glorious Physician
Caldwell, Taylor
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1959 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Early printing of the first edition, no dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, green title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through; unfaded with a tight, square binding, strong hinges - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 574 pages. Historical novel - the story of Saint Luke - one of Taylor Caldwell's most beloved works. 025739

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Dynasty of Death (Dodens Dynasti), Caldwell, Taylor
5 Dynasty of Death (Dodens Dynasti)
Caldwell, Taylor
Copenhagen Steen Hasselbalchs Forlag 1939 First Half-Leather Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean marbled boards with dark brown leather spine and corners, stamped gilt lettering on spine. Hint of wear to base of boards, no leather wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean textured endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 993 pgs. ALL TEXT IN DANISH LANGUAGE. A lovely book. 009893

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The Earth is the Lord's - A Tale of the Rise of Genghis Khan, Caldwell, Taylor
6 The Earth is the Lord's - A Tale of the Rise of Genghis Khan
Caldwell, Taylor
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first reprint edition in dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 550 pages. Dust jacket has very light soiling, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026162

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7 This Side of Innocence
Caldwell, Taylor
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1946 First Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Gold cloth boards with red lettering on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. "A" on copyright page indicating first edition. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 499 pgs. 009626

Price: 10.00 USD
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Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning, Clarke, Helen A.
8 Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning
Clarke, Helen A.
New York The Baker and Taylor Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with clean, unchipped color illustrated paste-on illustration on front cover. Slight wear to corners and edges at top and bottom of spine, corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription at top margin of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Literature. 014950

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
9 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
New York Heritage Press 1945 Hardcover Near Fine Edward A. Wilson, Illustrator 
Very clean, unworn book in original slipcase, publisher's "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated iin color by Edward A. Wilson. With an Introduction by John Livingston Lowes. Clean brown paper-covered slipcase is sturdy, has some edge wear. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". 027127

Price: 25.00 USD
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English Water Gardens (SIGNED), Cooper, Guy; Taylor, Gordon; Boursnell, Clive
10 English Water Gardens (SIGNED)
Cooper, Guy; Taylor, Gordon; Boursnell, Clive
Little Brown & Co. 1987 First Cloth Bds Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Signed
Stated First American Edition, SIGNED BY GUY COOPER on title page." With Best Wishes Guy Cooper, 7th, October 1987 " Clean grey cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, in new archival quality mylar cover. Gardening. 000078

Price: 15.00 USD
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Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse, Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
11 Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse
Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
London Dulau & Company, Ltd. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition. Green-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Mild bumping and ligh corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 127 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean age-toned jacket has 1" chip at top of spine with additional small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information about primulas and their cultivation treated from a practical standpoint, with chapters devoted to propagation, cultivation, Polyanthus, Primroses, Primulas under glass and descriptions of the best species and varieties. 12mo. Gardening. 017225

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Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse, Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
12 Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse
Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
Oxford Dulau / Blackwell 1947 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised 1947 edition in price clipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 86 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket has light soiling, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Information on propagation and cultivation of primulas (primrose), raising them under glass, and flowering tables. 018872

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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
13 Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain
Deighton, Len
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394427572 / 9780394427577 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slightest hint of fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.J. P. Taylor. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 261 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Few episodes in modern history have so captured the imagination as the battle for the skies over Britain in the summer of 1940. Spitfires and Messerschmitts...the valiant, out-numbered RAF, the implacable Luftwaffe...the heroic speeches of Winston Churchill. The real nature of this crucial struggle was infitinitely more complicated -- and more fascinating -- as shown in the pages of this book. 025156

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The Honor of the Braxtons, Fosdick, J. William
14 The Honor of the Braxtons
Fosdick, J. William
New York J. F. Taylor & Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with yellow lettering, yellow and red coat-of-arms decoration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. Small spots of wear on spine corners, spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Nice frontispiece illustration with tissue guard; many additional black and white illustrations. 305 pages. 026593

Price: 12.00 USD
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Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill, Husted, Helen
15 Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill
Husted, Helen
New York Coward McCann 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket A. Mireur, Illustrator 
Clean white boards with clean bright color illustration on front board. Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by A. Mireur. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light soiling, thumbnail size chip at top edge of front panel, shallow (1/4") chipping at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a seven year old boy from England who was sent to America to stay until World War II was over. 8vo. World War II. 013699

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Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars, Kirkland, Douglas
16 Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars
Kirkland, Douglas
New York Thames and Hudson 1989 0-500-54154-X / 9780500541548 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket photographs by Douglas Kirkland 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Elephant folio in size (12" x 16-3/4"). Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Illustrated with 128 beautiful photographs by Douglas Kirkland of famous stars, 100 of them in full color ( Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve, Kathleen Turner, Elizabeth Taylor, Lucille Ball, Sophia Loren, etc.) 017561

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Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee), Lee, Captain Robert E.
17 Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee)
Lee, Captain Robert E.
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing (Star Books) 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with pale blue lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Appendix of Unpublished Letters Edited by William Taylor Thom. Introduction by Gamaliel Bradford. Illustrated with black and white plates. 471 pages with index + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has small chips at top spine edge, several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024975

Price: 14.00 USD
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Moses Brown Captain U.S.N., Maclay, Edgar Stanton
18 Moses Brown Captain U.S.N.
Maclay, Edgar Stanton
New York Baker and Taylor Company 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1904" on copyright page. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean unchipped paste-on illustration of sailing ship on cover. Tiny spots of at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Captain Brown with clean tissue guard. 220 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates, four maps. 020031

Price: 45.00 USD
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Travels in Philadelphia, Morley, Christopher
19 Travels in Philadelphia
Morley, Christopher
Philadelphia David McKay 1920 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first state, with "along" on page 202. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover with single rule gold line border. Gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers (very faint old glue mark from small bookplate which is no longer there). Illustrated with drawings by Frank H. Taylor. 264 pages. A wonderful collection of essays about life in Philadelphia by Christopher Morley. 024824

Price: 50.00 USD
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One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and prose, Both New and Old: Embracing the Most Popular Patriotic Effusions of the Day, The Rarest Poetical Gems, The Finest Specimens of Oratory, and a Fund of Mirth and Humor, Richardson, Nathaniel K. (editor)
20 One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and prose, Both New and Old: Embracing the Most Popular Patriotic Effusions of the Day, The Rarest Poetical Gems, The Finest Specimens of Oratory, and a Fund of Mirth and Humor
Richardson, Nathaniel K. (editor)
Philadelphia P. Garrett & Co. 1866 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated green cloth boards (front and rear board and spine has gold decoration). Small spots of wear to corner tips, small spots of wear to upper and lower spine edge. Gilt top page edges. Blank endpapers. Some foxing throughout. Poets include Poe, Whittier, Longfellow, Bayard Taylor, Thomas Hood, Bryant, Shakespeare, and many more. 192 pages. 023206

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