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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
1 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

Price: 25.00 USD
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King's End, Brown, Alice
2 King's End
Brown, Alice
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover with double rule line border, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly and lightly pencilled previous owner name on front free endpaper). 246 pages. Story of a religiously inclined girl's struggles between sacrifice of love to her "ideals" and devotion to her lover--in which the latter at last wins the day. A picture of New England village life, with amusing portrayals of eccentric New England character. 025447

Price: 30.00 USD
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Everywhere I Roam, Burman, Ben Lucien
3 Everywhere I Roam
Burman, Ben Lucien
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to inner edges of endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 304 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel with an unforgettable character, Captain Asa, the Cumberland mountaineer who travels about the South in his trailer, trying to find a haven in a disturbed world where he can get back to the good old times and keep his straying children safe at his side. Rich in humor, warm, and philosophic, EVERYWHERE I ROAM is at the same time full of subtle irony as it presents a brilliant pageant of southern life and, indeed, American life. 025119

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My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York, Carmer, Carl
4 My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York
Carmer, Carl
New York David McKay Company 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has wear to corners and spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's writings on New York State spanning thirty years, from Niagara to Montauk Point. They consist of folklore, character sketches, ghost stories, tall stories, pieces on regional history. 024131

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
5 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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6 The Plum Tree
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York MacMillan 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean deep red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 98 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, (2.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, one shallow chip at top front panel edge (1/3" deep by 1" wide). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a home for aged ladies, which the main character and her friend transform into a place of love and good cheer, instead of the bleak and unrelieved despair of illness and old age. 8vo. Fiction. 016590

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Young Sam Johnson, Clifford, James L.
7 Young Sam Johnson
Clifford, James L.
New York McGraw-Hill 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 377 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Full-length biography, concentrating on the first part of Johnson's remarkable life, showing what fashioned the amazing personalit y and character of the mature Johnson, how he grew into the colorful figure Boswell so marelously described. 018380

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Six O'Clock Casual, Clune, Henry w.
8 Six O'Clock Casual
Clune, Henry w.
New York Macmillan 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Signed "Henry W. Clune" in blue pen on title page just below author's name. 346 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, hint of very slight edge wear, price intact on front inside flap (4.50). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Absorbing novel chronicles the dissension, gossip, misadventures, and the tragedy which Ellen's (main character) almost fatal beauty causes among various inhabitatants of a small town. 023691

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Six O'Clock Casual, Clune, Henry W.
9 Six O'Clock Casual
Clune, Henry W.
New York MacMillan 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, inscribed and signed by author. Clean black boards with clean beige cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Florence Perry, with all good wishes - Henry W. Clune." No other marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 346 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket with some corner clipping to front flap (publisher's price of 4.50 still intact), small edge and corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Several newspapers articles about the author laid in. An absorbing novel chronicling the disension, the gossip, the misadventures, and near tragedy which the main character's almost fatal beauty causes among various inhabitatants of a small New York town. approx. 8-1/2" x 6". Fiction. 016921

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Verdicts Out of Court, Darrow, Clarence
10 Verdicts Out of Court
Darrow, Clarence
Chicago Quadrangle 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue and red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear at top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 448 pgs. Edited with an introduction by Arthur & Lila Weinberg. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A fascinating collection of Darrow's writings, showing the wide range and the impact of his thinking on the Armerican character." - Irving Stone Lage 8vo. Law. 015441

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Higher Animals, Donohue, H.E.F.
11 The Higher Animals
Donohue, H.E.F.
New York Viking Press 1965 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, white decoration on spine. No bumping or wear, slight browning to board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 273 pages. Interesting dust jacket design by Paul Bacon - clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning, two small shallow chips (one at top of spine, one at top rear panel edge - both 1/4" depth or less). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, and one which won acclaim. Main character is a sometimes bookseller in a shop near the University of Chicago, and his twenty-fifth birthday is a crucial one. A fire raging through a Victorian relic of a house near the campus and an evening of drinking in a neighborhood bar with a group of strangers change his view of life. 027013

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One for the Money, Evanovich, Janet
12 One for the Money
Evanovich, Janet
New York Scribner 1994 0684196395 / 9780684196398 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, as new in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded purple-blue boards with white cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Evanovich's first crime novel introducing character Stephanie Plum, which established her as a leading crime fiction novelist. Very clean and collectible copy. Made into a film (2012) starring Katherine Heigl. 023517

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Primal Place, Finch, Robert
13 The Primal Place
Finch, Robert
New York W. W. Norton 1983 0393016234 / 9780393016239 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. 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. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A voyage of discovery, a personal odyssey into the nature of a single Cape Cod neighborhood. A rich portrait, beautifully drawn, of a landscape and a community whose essential character lies in their penetrating interface with the sea. 026644

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The Ten Word Game, Gash, Jonathan
14 The Ten Word Game
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press (Thomas Dunne) 2004 0312323476 / 9780312323479 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, hint of bumping to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's inimitable character Lovejoy,always involved in solving mysterious crimes related to the world of antiques, is on board a cruise ship, running from a bounty hunter. 018301

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Nature and Character at Granite Bay, Goodsell, Daniel A.
15 Nature and Character at Granite Bay
Goodsell, Daniel A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1901 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with elaborate gold fish and sealife decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, with small gold seashell on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. Small bump at top of rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1902 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Photo illustrations throughout (22 total). 219 pages. Author's experiences in nature and with coastal citizens at Granite Bay, where less than 100 miles from New York City Granite Bay opens into the greatest width of Long Island Sound. 025364

Price: 32.00 USD
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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
16 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tears or creases. Black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mystery. 014678

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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
17 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 First Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears or creases. Full page black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014671

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Woman with No Past, Groussard, Serge
18 The Woman with No Past
Groussard, Serge
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Translated from the French by Daphne Woodward. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny spine corner chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Femina in france, this is a haunting novel of character, atmosphere and suspense laid against a background of the canals of Northern France. 8vo. Mystery. 015840

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Japanese Character - A Cultural Profile, Hasegawa, Nyozekan
19 The Japanese Character - A Cultural Profile
Hasegawa, Nyozekan
Tokyo Kodansha International Ltd. 1966 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean dust jacket plus original glassine wrapper. Very clean green boards with gold Japanese vertical writing on cover, unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold English lettering. 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. Translated by John Bester. Frontispiece photograph of the author. Illustrated with black and white plates. 157 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, in unworn translucent glassine wrapper. A lovely copy. 025899

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Journals & Letters of the Little Locksmith, Hathaway, Katharine Butler
20 The Journals & Letters of the Little Locksmith
Hathaway, Katharine Butler
New York Coward McCann 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decorations on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated by the author. 395 pages. Dust jacket has one small water spot (pea-size) near top spine edge, slight age-toning, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Katharine Butler Hathaway shortly after penning her very successful book, The Little Locksmith. This book is a record of her journals and correspondence, containing revelations ofthe character of Katharine Butler Hathaway which prove her not only the seeking, spiritual figure revealed in The Little Locksmith, but also a woman of women, with courage to live a life of brilliance despite obstacles. 027124

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