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Maugham's Choice of Kipling's Best - Sixteen Stories Selected and with an Introductory Essay by W. Somerset Maugham, (Kipling, Rudyard (Maugham, W. Somerset, Editor)
1 Maugham's Choice of Kipling's Best - Sixteen Stories Selected and with an Introductory Essay by W. Somerset Maugham
(Kipling, Rudyard (Maugham, W. Somerset, Editor)
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with Maugham logo in black and RK initials in white on cover, white and black lettering on spine. Tiny pinhead size ding at base of front board; no other wear, no fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 324 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no tears, not price clipped,shallow chipping at top edge of rear panel (max 1/3"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024226

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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
2 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

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The Bottom of the Well, Adams, Frederick Upham
3 The Bottom of the Well
Adams, Frederick Upham
New York G. W. Dillingham 1906 First Hardcover Very Good Alex O. Levy, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with fancy black gate on cover with wild orange, white and brown swirling sky above, black lettering on cover; gold lettering with red and white "swirl" on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Very light soiling, tiny bit of puckering to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - pages and edges are clean (faint edge stain to some pages 3/4 of way through book. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece Illustration by Alex O. Levy, with tissue guard. 352 pages. 027380

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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
4 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

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Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co, Agosta, William C
5 Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co
Agosta, William C
New York Scientific American Library 1992 0716750368 / 9780716750369 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027229

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Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation, Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
6 Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation
Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
San Francisco W. H. Freeman 1976 0716705532 / 9780716705536 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards decorated in gold and pruple, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean decorated endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of half-title page' slight dust-speckling to top text-block edges. Illustrated with photographs, page decorations, graphs & charts. 230 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Judging wine with ALL your senses: a state of the art guide for the connoisseur 027905

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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
7 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
8 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
9 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
10 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Voyage of the Narwhal, Andrea Barrett
11 The Voyage of the Narwhal
Andrea Barrett
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1998 039304632X / 9780393046328 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue boards with darker blue spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 397 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95/34.99 on front inside flap). Enclosed in removable mylar cover. 023485

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields, Anobile, Richard J.
12 A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields
Anobile, Richard J.
Darien House 1972 0-517-129647 / 9780517129647 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
272 pgs. VG in VG DJ - archival quality mylar cover Clean and tight oversize hardbound book. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket has two very small closed tears (1/2") one on top edge and one on bottom edge. Price-clipped. Pages and pages of wonderful black and white stills from W. C. Fields movies (over 700), as well as wonderful lines and quotes. A must for any W. C. Fields fan!Cinema. 002466

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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
13 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

Price: 45.00 USD
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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author, Auden, W. H.
14 Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author
Auden, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 160. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface rubbing. 385 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027465

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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
15 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket W. H. D. Koerner, Illustrator 
Lovely old Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - clean green cloth boards with brown, darker green and creame decoration on cover, dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, with no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Illustrated by W.H.D. Koerner (8 full page illustrations). 158 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024703

Price: 22.00 USD
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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
16 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1911 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, clean and lovely decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with black, red and white decoration, white lettering on cover (all unchipped), bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, very small "from Father" at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard, eleven additional illustrations, all by W. H. D. Koerner. 158 pages. Promotional bookmark for two other books published by Harper & Brothers is laid in. 026429

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
17 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
18 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Sea Fights and Shipwrecks
Baldwin, Hanson W.
Garden City Hanover House 1955 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Embossed seal of previous owner on title page. Illustrated with maps. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has some wear to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 006787

Price: 12.00 USD
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World War I: An Outline History, Baldwin, Hanson W.
20 World War I: An Outline History
Baldwin, Hanson W.
London Hutchinson & Co. 1963 First Hard Cover Near FIne 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 and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at left top corner of front panel (under 1" in depth), slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A first-rate history of World War I told with clarity and balance. 8vo. World War I. 013801

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