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The Pinafore Picture Book - The Story of H.M.S. Pinafore, Gilbert, Sir W. S.
101 The Pinafore Picture Book - The Story of H.M.S. Pinafore
Gilbert, Sir W. S.
New York Macmillan 1908 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Alice B. Woodward, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with unrubbed white tall ship decoration on cover with black lettering on cover and spine. Browning to spine and board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward, including 16 lovely color plates and numerous black and white drawings. 131 pages. 027175

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Welcoming Life: The M.F.K. Fisher Scrapbook, Gioia, Dominique; Fisher, M. F. K.
102 A Welcoming Life: The M.F.K. Fisher Scrapbook
Gioia, Dominique; Fisher, M. F. K.
Counterpoint 1997 1887178325 / 9781887178327 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A celebration of one of America's most beloved writers, gathering more than 240 family snapshots with extended selections from her writings, this photographic biography shines with Fishger's spirit. 027266

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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
103 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

Price: 30.00 USD
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How and Why to Build a Wine Cellar, Gold, Richard M., Ph.D.
104 How and Why to Build a Wine Cellar
Gold, Richard M., Ph.D.
North Amherst, Mass. Sandhill Publishing 1988 Second Edition Paperback Fine 
Very clean paperback - second edition. No curling, chipping or fading. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 272 pages with index. 026976

Price: 10.00 USD
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105 Sketch Me, Berta Hummel!
Gonsalva, Sister M.
St. Meinrad, Indiana Grail Publications 1951 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 94 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the artist-nun whose love of children and their innocence will forever be remembered as long as there are Hummel cards and figurines. Illustrated with photographs and works of the artist Berta Hummel. 012228

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M is For Malice, Grafton, Sue
106 M is For Malice
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1996 0-8050-3637-7 / 9780805036374 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with black cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny bit of corner wear.Clean unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 005951

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M is for Malice, Grafton, Sue
107 M is for Malice
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1996 0-8050-3637-7 / 9780805036374 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with "M" blindstamped on cover; clean black cloth spine with red lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 300 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. 8vo. Mystery. 012973

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Talbot Mundy Messenger of Destiny, Grant, Donald M.
108 Talbot Mundy Messenger of Destiny
Grant, Donald M.
West Kingston, RI Donald M. Grant Pub Inc 1983 0937986461 / 9780937986462 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1983" on copyright page. Clean blue-black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean original dustjacket designed by Ned Dameron is not price clipped, no tears, has one tiny v-shaped chip at top right corner near flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A biography of the prolific and mysterious author, Talbot Mundy, author of such books as "King of the Khyber Rifles", Tros of Samothrace", "Purple Pirate." Provides newly revealed information about the author, white providing bibliographical material for the collector-enthusiast. 018286

Price: 35.00 USD
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109 White Smoke: A Novel About the Next Papal Conclave
Greeley, Andrew M.
New York Tom Doherty Associates 1996 0-312-85814-0 / 9780312858148 First Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Blue boards with white cloth spine, metallic copper lettering on spine. Very light soilling boards & spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 005675

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Founding of A Nation - The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, Their Voyage on the Mayflower, Their Early Struggles, Hardships and Dangers, and the Beginnings of American Democracy, Gregg, Frank M.
110 The Founding of A Nation - The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, Their Voyage on the Mayflower, Their Early Struggles, Hardships and Dangers, and the Beginnings of American Democracy
Gregg, Frank M.
New York George H. Doran 1915 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean book in original illustrated dust jacket. Unfaded blue cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date in light pencil on front free endpaper. Copyright 1915 by Frank M. Gregg on copyright page, no additional printings listed; George H. Doran Company - New York on title page. 481 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is quite clean, a little foxing to spine area, slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, a few small surface nicks along rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce in this condition and in original dust jacket. Historical novel of the pilgrims, their voyage to America in the Mayflower, their hardships, and the beginnings of American democracy. 027379

Price: 150.00 USD
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Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers, Grove, John
111 Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers
Grove, John
New York Dodd Mead 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering, crossed swords on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with small ink-stamped previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Lovely full color frontispiece illustration by R. Wheeler. 309 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge, several small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Timeless stories of the middle ages by Thomas Malory, Thomas Bulfinch, Sir Henry Newbolt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, C. M. Yonge and more. 026594

Price: 35.00 USD
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Adventures in French Cooking - Authentic French Dishes for the Modern American Cook, Guidroz, Myriam
112 Adventures in French Cooking - Authentic French Dishes for the Modern American Cook
Guidroz, Myriam
New York Macmillan 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Near FIne Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Barbara M. Shapira. 374 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025188

Price: 20.00 USD
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A History of Medicine, Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
113 A History of Medicine
Guthrie, Douglas, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Great Britain Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1945 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition (First published June 1945 on copyright page) in original unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated with 72 plates. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Fading to top 1/2" of spine and lower 1/4" spine. Tiny bit of chipping at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with cleanmap-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (30/- net on front inside flap), has some chipping and closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024061

Price: 40.00 USD
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Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945, Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
114 Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945
Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, translated and Edited by Warner Wells, M.D. (University of North Carolina School of Medicine). Written by Michihiko Hachiya, Director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover,m gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings or bookplates. 238 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo of author and his family on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Probably the first intimate book-length eye-witness account of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath. 026097

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Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers, Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
115 Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers
Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
New York Carroll & Graf 2001 0786708921 / 9780786708925 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges - no other marks. Clean burgundy endpapers. Liberally illustrated with outstanding photographs of Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman, Daughter Jo, and others of the time period. Printed on quality glossy paper.172 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (30.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021856

Price: 15.00 USD
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116 Queed
Harrison, Henry Sydnor
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1911 Seventeenth Impression Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket R. M. Crosby, Illustrator 
Olive green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name and date 1913 on front free endpaper. Nicely illustrated by R. M. Crosby, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 430 pgs. 009159

Price: 6.00 USD
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V.V.'s Eyes, Harrison, Henry Sydnor
117 V.V.'s Eyes
Harrison, Henry Sydnor
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket R.M. Crosby, illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket illustrated by R. M. Crosby. Beige-green cloth boards with green lettering and line border on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, some fading to upper corner of rear board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; faint previous owner name on back of frontispiece. Four illustrations by R.M. Crosby. Dustjacket is quite clean, has edge chipping and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel concerning the position of women in society, factory conditions, and charitable giving, with a beautiful heroine, who is learning for the first time in her life that things are not always what they seem. 021683

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A Kent Squire - Being a Record of Certain Adventures of Ambrose Gwynett Esquire of Thornhaugh, Hayes, Frederick W.
118 A Kent Squire - Being a Record of Certain Adventures of Ambrose Gwynett Esquire of Thornhaugh
Hayes, Frederick W.
New York F. M. Lupton 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Frederick W. Hayes, Illustrator 
First Edition. Decorated clean pale green cloth boards with decorated cover (coat of arms with rearing white horse, gold and black border), gilt stamped lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sixteen full page illustrations by the author. 527 pp. 019411

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A Gift of Joy, Hayes, Helen
119 A Gift of Joy
Hayes, Helen
New York M. Evans and Company 1965 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs Signed
Very clean blue boards with horizontal design blindstamped across center of front board. Silver lettering on purple cloth spine. Binding is tight and square. Very light hint of fading to tips of base/top of spine. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Very small book shop label at bottom edge of rear fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photos. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped, with a very light hint of edgewear to top/base of spine and corners. A few very small surface chips to top spine edge. Full page black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Biography. 014534

Price: 25.00 USD
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On Reflection: An Autobiography, Hayes, Helen
120 On Reflection: An Autobiography
Hayes, Helen
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight (very slight lean), pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with very slight edge wear. Photo of Helen Hayes on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 012933

Price: 15.00 USD
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