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More Fables, Ade, George
1 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

Price: 25.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
3 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

Price: 25.00 USD
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Dark Laughter, Anderson, Sherwood
4 Dark Laughter
Anderson, Sherwood
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in extra nice black silk binding, clean dustjacket. Black cloth boards with green lettering on cover, green lettering and blind-stamped decoration on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper, owner initials on title page. 319 pp. Clean dustjacket has chipping at top spine edge (depth ranges from 1/3" to 1"), additional small shallow edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020299

Price: 50.00 USD
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Nautilus 90 North, Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
5 Nautilus 90 North
Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in second printing dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of submarine on cover and spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1959 on back side of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs by John Krawczyk, USN. 251 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Dust jacket is tattered, missing large chip at base of spine, has tears and edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack. 024891

Price: 14.00 USD
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Catalan Cuisine: Europe's Last Great Culinary Secret, Andrews, Colman
6 Catalan Cuisine: Europe's Last Great Culinary Secret
Andrews, Colman
New York Atheneum 1988 0689117817 / 9780689117817 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Nice clean book and dust jacket. Orange-brown cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 332 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. More than just a collection of regional dishes or a minor culinary dialect, Catalan cuisine is a complex and sophisticated system of recipes and techniques that goes back to the cooking of the occupying Romans. Here is a richly detailed portrait of the food, recipes, wine, history and culture of the Catalan region of Spain. 027884

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Door in the Closet, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
7 The Door in the Closet
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Viking 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date near bottom of front free endpaper. 246 pgs. DUSTJACKET is clean with a few very tiny spots, slight age-toning. Top front inner flap is price clipped (tiny edge of price still showing). Slight edge wear & very shallow chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An imaginative fantasy about a door at the back of a closet that opens into a strange other world. Scarce book. 8vo. Children's. 011376

Price: 95.00 USD
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Games Dogs Play, Baker, Stephen
8 Games Dogs Play
Baker, Stephen
McGraw-Hill 1979 0070034516 / 9780070034518 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Roy McKie, Illustrator 
First Edition (full number line) in original dust jacket. Very clean blue-white boards with turquoise blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with very appealing drawings by Roy McKie. 170 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, curved closed corner tear to back panel corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025291

Price: 15.00 USD
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9 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny hint of a bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese andthe full power of a police state against her. 8vo. Fiction. 008393

Price: 12.00 USD
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Who's Who in the Zoo, Barrows, Marjorie
10 Who's Who in the Zoo
Barrows, Marjorie
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1932 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket Milo Winter, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green pebbled cloth boards with full color clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Discoloration to cloth boards both front and back, although front illustration remains absolutely clean and bright. No fraying or wear-through. Crisp stamped black cover lettering. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Gorgeous full page color illustrations by Milo Winter. Book measures approx. 10" x 13". 61 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped. has a few edge and corner chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024850

Price: 45.00 USD
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Once in Aleppo, Barton, Donald R.
11 Once in Aleppo
Barton, Donald R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of fading to lower front board corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" on copyright page indicating first printing. 424 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faint water stain to lower spine & rear corner of back panel, unchipped edges, narrow scratch/chip to lower rear corner panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly romantic story moves at a lively pace--set in the Middle East country of Turaq. 8vo. Fiction. 015843

Price: 30.00 USD
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To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account, Bellow, Saul
12 To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account
Bellow, Saul
New York Viking Press 1976 670-71729-0 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in 1976 by The Viking Press" statement on copyright page. Clean charcoal gray boards with clean turquoise blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018404

Price: 15.00 USD
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To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account, Bellow, Saul
13 To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account
Bellow, Saul
New York The Viking Press 1976 0670717290 / 9780670717293 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Charcoal gray boards with blue cloth spine, unchipped silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying, or wear. Faint water line on rear board, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of title page. 182 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slightest hint of age-toning, no wear, no tears, small price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A personal account of Saul Bellow's sojourn in Israel during several months in late 1975, crackling with wit and controversy. 027115

Price: 10.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berend, John
14 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berend, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Very Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by author John Berend. Black paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, metalic lettering on spine. Small water stain at base of cloth spine front and back. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "John Berend." 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous and haunting blend of true crime mystery and travel book that exposes Savannah, Georgia as the alluring place it has always been and will always be, not only because of the place, but because of the people. 026569

Price: 15.00 USD
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Falcon, Fly Back, Blaisdell, Elinore
15 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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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
16 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
17 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769, Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
18 Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769
Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket (Yale Edition). Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in corner on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the "Yale Editions" of the Private Papers of James Boswell. 025173

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hoosier: A Composite Portrait, Bowman, Heath
19 Hoosier: A Composite Portrait
Bowman, Heath
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1941 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
Author signed, numbered limited edition (this no. 52 of one thousand signed copies) in unclipped dustjacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Very small ink mark on bottom page edges (size of grain of rice). Tasteful privately printed previous owner bookplate on back of front free endpaper. Illustrated from photographs by the author. 360 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket has small chips and edge wear, is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020248

Price: 35.00 USD
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Away to Cape Breton, Brinley, Gordon
20 Away to Cape Breton
Brinley, Gordon
New York Dodd Mead 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Putnam Brinley, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on back side of front free endpaper. 266 pages. Color frontis illustration, plus illustrations throughout by Putnam Brinley. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exploration of Cape Breton Island, that fascinating bit of land flung far out into the Atlantic off the northeastern end of Nova Scotia, by the author of "Away to the Gaspe." 8vo. Nova Scotia. 013837

Price: 40.00 USD
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