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Crime and Mr. Campion, Allingham, Margery
1 Crime and Mr. Campion
Allingham, Margery
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1937 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Very clean mint green boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top stained upper page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 575 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Three of Margery Allingham's finest mystery stories are collected in this book: Death of A Ghost; Flowers for the Judge; and Dancers In Mourning. 026061

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2 The Winged Horse Anthology
Auslander, Joseph and Frank Ernest Hill
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1950 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Paul Honore 
Later printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers (with very small previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper). Decorations by Paul Honore. 669 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge wear and chipping, 1" x 2" piece missing at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023843

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3 Cop Cade
Ball, John
Doubleday & Co. For Crime Club 1978 0-385-14374-5 / 9780385143745 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very small chips to rear bottom panel edge (match head size), light corner wear and rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 007416

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Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase), Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
4 Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase)
Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
New York Random House 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gray and black title boxes, silver lettering on spines. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight and crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label on inside edge of front free endpaper of each book. housed in very clean and sturdy gray slipcase. A clean, handsome set. 8vo. Philosophy. 005214

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The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History, Beebe, William
5 The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History
Beebe, William
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Several black and white illustrations. No names, writing or bookplates. 500 pages. 026274

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A Book of Islands, Bowman, John S. (Editor)
6 A Book of Islands
Bowman, John S. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean khaki cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 345 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, tiny shallow water mark at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An anthology of short stories, all with islands as the setting, by authors such as Daniel Defoe, Jules Verne, Washington Irving, Golding, among others. 8vo. Literature. 016748

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Hercule Poirot's Casebook, Christie, Agatha
7 Hercule Poirot's Casebook
Christie, Agatha
New York Dodd Mead 1984 0396084176 / 9780396084174 First Hardback Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory paper-covered boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Several short closed tears to top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 860 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Claire Counihan is not price clipped, has edge wear, edge chipping, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here for the first time in one volume, are 50 stories about Hercule Poirot by Agatha Christie. 027640

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The Leatherstocking Saga, Cooper, James Fenimore
8 The Leatherstocking Saga
Cooper, James Fenimore
New York Modern Library 1966 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Reginald Marsh, Illustrator 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library Giant no. G94. Toledano binding No. G6. Clean red cloth boards with gold hexagon torchbearer logo on cove3r, 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 clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Preface & Introduction by Allan Nevins. Illustrated by Reginald Marsh. 833 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no tears, light surface rubbing, very tiny shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026509

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The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
9 The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories
Craig, Patricia
Oxford University Press 1990 0192141872 / 9780192141873 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
As new condition hardcover book in clean dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering and border on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 554 pages with biographical notes. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fine collection of 33 stories showing the scope, vigour, and enduring fascination of the detective story, as well as indicating its importance as a barometer of social attitudes and literary practices. It gathers together a wide range of stories, many unfamiliar, by writers including Julian Symons, Michael Gilbert, P.D.James, andRuth Rendell (but also by such notables as A. Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton), which are among the very best examples of English Detective writing of the twentieth century - the cream of the crime! 027710

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GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES, D Staudohar, Paul
10 GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES
D Staudohar, Paul
Chicago Chicago Review Press 1997 1556523211 / 9781556523212 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket, as new condition. Very clean light green boards with clean black cloth spine, blue 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. 394 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-four wonderful short stories about golf by the likes of John Updike, Paul Gallico, P. G. Wodehouse, Stephen Leacock, and many more. 019023

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The Yellow Book - A Selection, Denny, Norman
11 The Yellow Book - A Selection
Denny, Norman
London / New York The Bodley Head / The Viking Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine, rear cover. No fraying. Faintest hint of rubbing. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Decorated title page, frontispiece illustration by Max in black and yellow on tan paper ("The Yellow Dwarf"). 372 pages of text followed by 36 full page illustrations at rear of book by outstanding artists of the time such as Aubrey Beardsley, John S. Sargent, Max Beerbohm, John Lavery and many more. A wonderful collection from "The Yellow Book", the first quarterly volume of which appeared in April, 1894, under the joint imprint of Elkin Mathews and John Lane. Selections include work by Henry James, John Buchan, Kenneth Grahame and other greats. 025515

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics), Doyle, Arthur Conan
12 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics)
Doyle, Arthur Conan
San Diego, California Canterbury Classics 2011 1607102110 / 9781607102113 Later printing Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely tan leather bound book with decorative cover, rear panel and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gold text block edges on all sides. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Orange ribbon page marker sewn in. Introduction by Michael A. Cramer, Ph.D. Frontispiece photo portrait of A. Conan Doyle. 1032 pages. A lovely book you will be proud to own. 026109

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13 Dystopian Visions
Elwood, Roger (Editor)
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1975 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean white boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 197 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Visions of the future...13 original stories by modern masters of science fiction. 8vo. Science Fiction. 010782

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The Book of Surprises - An anthology of the Unusual, Flesch, Rudolf
14 The Book of Surprises - An anthology of the Unusual
Flesch, Rudolf
New York Harper & Row 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner label on front fixed endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Compiled by Rudolf Flesch. 467 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rich mixture of unusual, exciting, and highly unexpected reading--here is an anthology of fiction and non-fiction which concentrates on fresh and unpredictable material. It ranges from the Arabian Nights to Nancy Mitford, from Rabindranath Tagore to George Orwell, from William James to Will Cuppy, and from Charles Dickens to the New Yorker. 026413

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44 Irish Short Stories, Garrity, Devin A.
15 44 Irish Short Stories
Garrity, Devin A.
Old Greenwich, Connecticut Devin-Adair 1988 0517095300 / 9780517095300 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green 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 (pages are yellowing). Small previous owner name and date on front fixed endpaper under the dust jacket flap. 500 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027668

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A Country House Companion, Girouard, Mark
16 A Country House Companion
Girouard, Mark
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1987 0300040830 / 9780300040838 First Unknown Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very slight and shallow bump to top board edge, no wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs, portraits, art. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For five centuries, the magnificent country houses of the English ruling classes were the settings for their pleasure and politics, tangible expressions of their authority and confidence. With the decline of the country house in the mid-twentieth century, many aspects of this way of life unique to England have disappeared forever. Here Mark Girouard recreates this era, compiling an anthology of personal anecdotes and reminiscences about these country houses by people who lived in them, worked in them, or visited them--from queens to kitchen maids. 027241

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English Country House Murders - Classic Crime Fiction of Britain's Upper Crust, Godfrey, Thomas
17 English Country House Murders - Classic Crime Fiction of Britain's Upper Crust
Godfrey, Thomas
New York Mysterious Press 1988 0892963557 / 9780892963553 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with red cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. twenty-two really fine mystery stories, 348 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026573

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18 Man and God
Gollancz, Victor
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Bk Club ed. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
572 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean turquoise cloth boards, binding tight & square, no names or writing inside. Dustjacket has very minor edgewear. An anthology of passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and the divine.Religion. 003148

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Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories, Gray, Charles Wright
19 Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories
Gray, Charles Wright
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1927 First Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
First Edition, with "Printed, September, 1927" on copyright page. Light green ribbed cloth boards with small color paste-on of polo pony on front cover (clean & unchipped), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards (some darkening to spine, front fore edge and rear board). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; previous owner birthday greeting postcard attached to back of front free endpaper. 382 pgs. A book of great stories about horses, by authors such as John Biggs, Jr., Zane Grey, Alfred Ollivant, Ernest Thompson Seton, George Agnew Chamberlain and more. 017490

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20 May We Borrow Your Husband? & Other Comedies of the Sexual Life
Greene, Graham
New York Viking Press 1967 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with black cloth spine, bright gold author initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Green top stained page edges. Clean green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 183 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with tiny surface rub to white portion of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010867

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