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Eight Cousins, Alcott, Louisa May
1 Eight Cousins
Alcott, Louisa May
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1931 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clara M. Burd, Illustrator 
Lovely book and dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean, unworn color paste-on illustration on cover by Clara M. Burd, with gold line border. Gold 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 illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Full color frontispiece illustration (same as cover), additional black and white illustrations, all by Clara Burd. 253 pages. Clean bright color illustrated jacket has a few tiny edge nicks, a little corner wear; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice collectible quality book from John C. Winston Company's "The Children's Bookshelf" series. 027521

Price: 30.00 USD
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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
2 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
3 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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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
4 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

Price: 25.00 USD
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Track of the Cat, Barr, Nevada
5 Track of the Cat
Barr, Nevada
New York Putnam 1993 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with black spine, unchipped metallic 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. 238 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition of author's first mystery in the famous Anna Pigeon series. 021089

Price: 120.00 USD
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Track of the Cat, Barr, Nevada
6 Track of the Cat
Barr, Nevada
New York Putnam Publishing Group 1993 0399138242 / 9780399138249 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
Beautiful first edition, first printing of author's first book in the Anna Pigeon mystery series, SIGNED by author on title page. Clean unfaded green boards with unfaded black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. 238 pgs. Clean bright original dustjacket with price of $19.95 on front inside flap is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce and highly collectible. 018274

Price: 400.00 USD
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The Power and the Glory, Bentley, Phyllis
7 The Power and the Glory
Bentley, Phyllis
New York MacMillan 1940 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean deep red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 475 pgs. Dustjacket has small corner clips to front flap but price is still intact, mere hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Solid copy in collectible condition. 011456

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
8 The Hidden Wound
Berry, Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Wendell Berry" on tasteful bookplate on half-title page. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slight age-toning, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "If the white man has inflicted the wound of racism upon black men, the cost has been that he would receive the mirror image of that wound into himself...I want to know, as fully and exactly as I can, what the wound is and how much I am suffering from it. And I want to be cured..." A powerful book. 027314

Price: 175.00 USD
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Pete the Parrakeet, Black, Irma Simonton
9 Pete the Parrakeet
Black, Irma Simonton
Holiday House 1954 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Kurt Werth, Illustrator 
Very clean gray cloth boards with green illustration and lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 97 pgs. with illustrations by Kurt Werth. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fine quality, collectible first edition and fine original dustjacket. Children's. 013297

Price: 35.00 USD
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By the Iowa Sea, Blair, Joe
10 By the Iowa Sea
Blair, Joe
New York Scribner 2012 1451636059 / 9781451636055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.00/27.99 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean collectible quality book. The debut book of this American author -- a wrenching, unsentimental account of the heartbreaks and ecstasies of marriage, fatherhood, and small-town life in the Midwest. 025295

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel, Block, Lawrence
11 Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel
Block, Lawrence
New York Dutton 1998 0525944214 / 9780525944218 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author on title page. Very clean yellow-beige boards with clean rust spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, corner tips sharp and unworn; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 248 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. The adventures of Evan Michael Tanner, a globe-trotting adventurer with a taste for lost causes. 018676

Price: 35.00 USD
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Code of Arms, Block, Lawrence and Harold King
12 Code of Arms
Block, Lawrence and Harold King
New York Richard Marek 1981 0399900292 / 9780399900297 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Collectible quality book and dust jacket. First printing. Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small inital "P" on bottom text block page edges, clean unmarked endpapers. 441 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Suspenseful espionage tale set in World War II. Protaganist is caught in the middle of a precarious alliance between British intelligence and anti-Hitler factions within the hierarchy of the German Reich. 023845

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Passion of Ayn Rand, Branden, Barbara
13 The Passion of Ayn Rand
Branden, Barbara
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1986 0385191715 / 9780385191715 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Collectible, as-new condition. Very clean gray boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 442 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024466

Price: 20.00 USD
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Tribes of the Sahara, Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
14 Tribes of the Sahara
Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the result of twelve years of field and library work, replacing myths and exaggerations with factual information every bit as exciting, mysterious and romantic. Collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Middle East. 014390

Price: 40.00 USD
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Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience, Cadogan, Lady
15 Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience
Cadogan, Lady
Philadelphia David McKay 1914 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Bright blue cloth boards with clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (chic-looking woman holding card up under lamplight). No chipping or fading to paste-on. No fraying or wear to boards; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no foxing, no names or bookplates, small remains of sticker on rear fixed endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is bright, with faint water stain near base of spine, several short closed edge tears, very small chips at corners and base of spine. Previous owner inscription written in pencil on front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming book in collectible condition. 8vo. Games. 008148

Price: 35.00 USD
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Elephants Can Remember, Christie,  Agatha
16 Elephants Can Remember
Christie, Agatha
New York Dodd Mead 1972 0396067425 / 9780396067429 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray and pink striped paper-covered boards with clean pink cloth spine, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with deep pink top-stained page edges. Bright pink endpapers; small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 243 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very nice collectible copy. 021834

Price: 35.00 USD
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Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, Cisneros, Sandra
17 Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
Cisneros, Sandra
New York Random House 1991 0394576543 / 9780394576541 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Collectible quality SIGNED first edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Rust brown boards with dark blue cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Boldly signed by author on the title page. 165 pages. 027312

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sergeant York and His People, Cowan, Sam K.
18 Sergeant York and His People
Cowan, Sam K.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green top-stained page edges. Small article with photo of Alvin C. York (Sgt. York) taped to front free endpaper. 292 pgs. Clean dustjacket illustrated with large photo of Gary Cooper as Sergeant York in the Warner Brothers movie. Very small chip at top corner of front panel near spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean collectible quality copy. 018943

Price: 35.00 USD
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Do These Bones Live, Dahlberg, Edward
19 Do These Bones Live
Dahlberg, Edward
New York Harcourt Brace 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean wine-red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slightly tanned). No names, writing or marks. 158 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has chip at base of spine (1-1/2" deep, 3/4" wide), very shallow chipping at top edge, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality. 020393

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Regulators, Degenhard, William
20 The Regulators
Degenhard, William
New York Dial Press 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 598 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight small abrasion on spine (smaller than a navy bean). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A very clean and solid collectible first edition. 011413

Price: 50.00 USD
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