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Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco, Arundel, Jocelyn
1 Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco
Arundel, Jocelyn
New York Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust cloth boards with black illustration of leaping horse on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis, including color frontis illustration. 139 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), small thumb-nail size chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the wild horses of Abaco in the Bahamas, and some children who catch a wild horse and train it. A scarce book, even scarcer in original dust jacket. 022149

Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

Price: 25.00 USD
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La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres"), Baume, Y. S.
3 La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres")
Baume, Y. S.
London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1955 Hardcover Near Fine 
Complete set of six hardcover books numbered 1 through 6, no date of publication, circa 1950's. Illustrated with drawings, all text in French. All book covers are clean (each has sticker from a bookstore at top edge of rear cover). Very small neatly printed previous owner name at top edge of inside front covers. No chipping or wear to covers, all pages are clean. Adorable books with pictures to help reader learn to speak French, each book with slightly increasing difficulty. 027264

Price: 50.00 USD
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Foamers, Berson, Jon
4 Foamers
Berson, Jon
New York Scribner 1997 0-684-83586-X / 9780684835860 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean red boards with clean gray spine, bright silver 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. 383 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very short closed edge tear at top of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of suspense about a train fanatic who masterminds high-profile train accidents. Approx 8" x 6". Mystery. 016860

Price: 15.00 USD
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Falcon, Fly Back, Blaisdell, Elinore
5 Falcon, Fly Back
Blaisdell, Elinore
New York Julian Messner 1939 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold falcon illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; No names, writing or marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations and page decorations by the author. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips along front top panel edge, large corner chip at bottom right corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy and girl living in the medieval period get falcons of the very own to have and train. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Children's. 017125

Price: 25.00 USD
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Jackalope Dreams, Blew, Mary Clearman
6 Jackalope Dreams
Blew, Mary Clearman
Lincoln, Nebraska Univ of Nebraska Press 2008 0803215886 / 9780803215887 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean green boards with clean black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 390 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Played out against the mythology of the Old West--a ppowerful amalgam of ranching history, Marlboro Men, and train robbery reenactments--the story of the newly orphaned, spinsterish Corey is a sometimes comical, sometimes poignant tale of coming-of-age a little late. 018777

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How to Train Hunting Dogs, Brown, William F.
7 How to Train Hunting Dogs
Brown, William F.
New York A. S. Barnes 1942 First Hardcover Very Good poor Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling (small area of browning to spine), small spots of wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Previous owner notes on front free endpaper (4 lines - dates and names of dog show placings). 228 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is tattered with edge chips & tears, 2" piece missing from spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020052

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid, Carey, Mary
8 A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid
Carey, Mary
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1991 0-89015-831-2 / 9780890158319 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 102 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy has excitement and adventure when his father is assigned to an oil drilling rig above the Arctic Circle. 8vo. Fiction. 013058

Price: 25.00 USD
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9 The Real Book About Trains
Cole, Davis
Garden City Garden City Books 1951 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Lyle Millard, Illustrator 
Very clean decorative (brown & white cross-hatch pattern) boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks--pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers (train crossing a trestle). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has thumb-nail size chip at rear panel near bottom of spine corner, minor edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 006623

Price: 12.00 USD
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BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail, Ellis, Jerry
10 BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail
Ellis, Jerry
New York Delacorte Press 1993 0385305869 / 9780385305860 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Very slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's true tale of our country's past as well as it's present as he travels the original Pony Express Trail by foot, horseback, canoe, wagon train and hitchhiking the 2100 miles across western America. 024773

Price: 12.00 USD
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Back Trailers from the Middle Border, Garland, Hamlin
11 Back Trailers from the Middle Border
Garland, Hamlin
New York Macmillan 1928 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with blue, gold and white decoration on cover (train puffing smoke against blue mountains, trees in foreground). Red lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Constance Garland. 379 pages. Clean dustjacket with price intact (2.50 on front inside flap), has small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022219

Price: 95.00 USD
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The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
12 The One Hoss Shay - With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1893 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Howard Pyle, Illustrator 
Solid leather-bound book with MDCCCXCIII on title page (1893). Bound in suede leather boards with stamped brown lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, spine corners, light wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean green endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Liberally illustrated by Howard Pyle. Preface by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 80 pages. 025577

Price: 25.00 USD
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13 A Shot of Murder
Iams, Jack
William Morrow 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O name on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket with wonderful illustration on cover of man and woman in train compartment. Two 1" closed tears at rear bottom edge (a piece of cellophane tape on one of these), two 1/4" closed tears at top rear edge. A little light wear at top & bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 004747

Price: 10.00 USD
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Sacrifice, James, Norah C.
14 Sacrifice
James, Norah C.
New York Covici Friede 1934 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very scarce copy of this novel by the author of "Sleeveless Errand" and "Jealousy." First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned "Merry Christmas to Walter" on front free endpaper, browning to endpapers. 345 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at spine base (1/16"), small chips at upper spine corners, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a group of people who travel into London every morning in the same car of a suburban train, tracing each of these characters through a major emotional crisis in his or her life. 020605

Price: 120.00 USD
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The Day's Work, Kipling, Rudyard
15 The Day's Work
Kipling, Rudyard
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1929 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and black illustration of sailing ship on cover and spine. Lettering on spine is slightly faded, still clearly legible. No bumping, fading to cloth or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. Frontis illustration of a train crossing a trestle. 1929 on title page, seven additional black & white plates. "Copyright 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1905" on copyright page. 431 pgs. 8vo. Literature. 017381

Price: 15.00 USD
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Secret of the Circle, Lide, Alice Alison and Margaret Alison Johansen
16 Secret of the Circle
Lide, Alice Alison and Margaret Alison Johansen
London / New York / Toronto Longmans Green & Co. 1942 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Vera Block, Illustrator 
Later printing in unclipped jacket. Clean pale yellow cloth boards with black circular decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red decorative endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 223 pp. Illustrated by Vera Block. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has a few edge chips and short closed edge tears, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the perilous days when robber barons swooped down from their strongholds to plunder the merchant trains, young Kurt travels the Hansa road with his father's pack train from the busy city of Lubeck to the great trade fair at Colgne. 019369

Price: 20.00 USD
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17 The Green Train
Lieberman, Herbert
New York G. P. Putnam's 1986 0-399-13127-2 / 9780399131271 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 334 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008350

Price: 10.00 USD
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How to Train Your Bird Dog, Lytle, Horace
18 How to Train Your Bird Dog
Lytle, Horace
Dayton, Ohio A. F. Hochwalt 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean solid book in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded illustrated brown cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Tiny previous owner name at top edge of blank page. illustrated with black & white plates. 236 pgs. Very clean bright original dustjacket has a few very small edge chips, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Attractive copy. 026062

Price: 25.00 USD
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Biggs: The World's Most Wanted Man, Mackenzie, Colin
19 Biggs: The World's Most Wanted Man
Mackenzie, Colin
New York William Morrow 1975 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded green boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no names, writing or bookplates. 324 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Ronald Biggs--one of the convicted criminals in "The Great Train Robbery" who escaped from prison and became a fugitive from Interpol. 6" 8-1/2". True Crime. 016970

Price: 10.00 USD
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Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus, McKennon, Joe
20 Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus
McKennon, Joe
Sarasota, Florida Carnival Publishers 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original illustrated jacket. Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Best Wishes from Joe McKennon" on front free endpaper. Small previous owner return address label on front fixed endpaper. 528 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (1/8"), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The wonderful saga of the American Circus, including P.T. Barnum, the Ringlings, Jess Adkins, James A. Bailey and hundreds of other circus greats, including great circus performances, meals in circus cookhouses, grassy lots and floods, fires and train wrecks through the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 019012

Price: 40.00 USD
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