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Seven Great American Poets, Hart, Beatrice
101 Seven Great American Poets
Hart, Beatrice
New York / Boston / Chicago Silver Burdett & Company 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Very clean green ribbed cloth boards with light green decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of bumping to spine corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Beatrice Hart. Illustrated with photographic plates. Poetic works by William Cullen Bryant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell. 323 pages with index. 022113

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102 Echoes of the Foot-hills
Harte, Bret
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1875 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cove and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. A few small faint spots to cover. Binding is tight, no cracking. Dark brown endpapers. Small P/O name neatly penned on fly leaf. Pages are clean, no foxing. 146 pgs. 005370

Price: 15.00 USD
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Blood of the North, Hendryx, James B.
103 Blood of the North
Hendryx, James B.
Philadelphia Triangle Books 1946 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Triangle Books edition (reprint) in illustrated dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are tanned. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pages. Dust jacket has slight fading to red lettering on spine, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025697

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Lord God Made Them All, Herriot, James
104 The Lord God Made Them All
Herriot, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1981 0312498349 / 9780312498344 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 373 pages. Dust jacket has slight age-toning, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Joyous sequel to "All Things Wise and Wonderful", author's story of his life as a country veterinarian in Yorkshire. 027915

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Every Living Thing, Herriot, James (Alf Wight)
105 Every Living Thing
Herriot, James (Alf Wight)
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 031208188X / 9780312081881 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. No bumping or wear. Clean teal boards with blue-gray cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages are clean. Unmarked teal endpapers. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028060

Price: 30.00 USD
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106 Good-bye, Mr. Chips
Hilton, James
Boston Little Brown 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 126 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007943

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Good-bye, Mr. Chips, Hilton, James
107 Good-bye, Mr. Chips
Hilton, James
Boston Little Brown 1934 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Early printing of this timeless classic. Clean toast brown cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1934 on title page; "Published June, 1934; Reprinted June 1934 (twice)" on copyright page. 126 pgs. 5" x 7-3/4". Fiction. 017372

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108 Time and Time Again
Hilton, James
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards, black lettering on cover and spine. Binding tight, no cracking. No bumping or fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Clean dustjacket has several chips at top panel edge, slight edgewear. Not price clipped (4.00 tag over 3.75 original price on front inside flap). Nice photo of author with his two dogs on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 002214

Price: 12.00 USD
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109 We Are Not Alone
Hilton, James
Boston Little Brown 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 231 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, tiny bit of shallow chipping at top of spine (under 1/16"), two small closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Good-bye, Mr. Chips" and "Lost Horizon." 8vo. Fiction. 011261

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Voyaging, Holmes, Captain James William (Nora Coughlan, editor)
110 Voyaging
Holmes, Captain James William (Nora Coughlan, editor)
New York Dodd Mead 1972 0-396-06497-3 / 9780396064978 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First American Edition. Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 207 pgs. Illustrated with paintings (20 color plates) by the author and editor (daughter of Captain James William Holmes). Foreword by John Masefield. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Captain James William Holmes travelled the seven seas in a variety of ships under sail from the age of fourteen in 1869 to his final voyage in 1921. In this remarkable book, edited by his daughter, he passes on his recollections of the thrill of his travels. 5-1/2" x 8-3/4". Ships & Sailing. 017056

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James W. Wadsworth, Jr. - A Biographical Sketch, Holthusen, Henry F.
111 James W. Wadsworth, Jr. - A Biographical Sketch
Holthusen, Henry F.
New York G. P. Putnam 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark blue ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of Wadsworth with tissue guard. With a Preface by Hon. Elihu Root. Illustrated with full page black and white photographs. 243 pages with index. 027183

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112 James W. Wadsworth, Jr.: A Biographical Sketch
Holthusen, Henry F.
New York/London G. P. Putnam's 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue ribbed cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Frontis photograph portrait of Wadsworth with tissue guard (tissue guard has some edge chipping). Additional photographs throughout. 243 pgs. with index. 8vo. Local Interest. 008718

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Tristram of Blent - An Episode in the Story of an Ancient House, Hope, Anthony
113 Tristram of Blent - An Episode in the Story of an Ancient House
Hope, Anthony
New York McClure, Phillips & Co. 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Cleaned decorated American trade binding (signed binding - WJJ - William James Jordan). Clean blue-black ribbed cloth boards with white decoration and line border on cover, white lettering on spine. Very slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 425 pages. In clear protective removable mylar cover. 022375

Price: 20.00 USD
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Seek Out and Destroy, Horan, James D.
114 Seek Out and Destroy
Horan, James D.
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; previous owner ink-stamp at bottom edge of front fixed endpaper. 302 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, two tiny chips at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a famous raider of the Confederate Navy. 8vo. Civil War. 013080

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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
115 Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls
Jacobs, Howard
Gretna, LA Pelican Pub Co Inc 1973 0882890018 / 9780882890012 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Eldon Pletcher, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump with light wear at top board edge; very light bumping at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to outside page edges. Light yellowing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To James S. Augustes, Regards, Howard Jacobs 5-2-74. 152 pgs. with illustrations by Eldon Pletcher. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faint soiling to rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bizarre cast of authentic New Orleans characters presented in a fascinating collection of folk heros. 018283

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Kentucky Derby - How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event, James C Nicholson
116 The Kentucky Derby - How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event
James C Nicholson
Lexington, Kentucky The University Press Of Kentucky 2012 0813135761 / 9780813135762 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Chris McCarron. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 274 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025961

Price: 30.00 USD
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THE ART OF THE BOOKPLATE, James Keenan
117 THE ART OF THE BOOKPLATE
James Keenan
Barnes & Noble 2003 0760746966 / 9780760746967 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a fine unclipped jacket. Black paper covered boards with gold 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. 175 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022831

Price: 12.00 USD
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Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson, James M. Gabler
118 Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson
James M. Gabler
Baltimore, Maryland Bacchus Press 1995 0961352531 / 9780961352530 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; slight dust-speckling to text block edges. Map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 318 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Jim Gabler has devoted eight years to researching Jefferson's interests in wine and travel and has uncovered facts that have never before been revealed. Jim has followed Jefferson's footsteps throughout Europe and the United States and this has allowed him to contemporize what Jefferson saw and drank. Here is the definitive account of the wines and travels of one of the most extraordinary men in history. 028239

Price: 20.00 USD
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Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households, James, Alice L.
119 Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households
James, Alice L.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1898 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, dark blue decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, light soiling (faint damp-stain to rear board). Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Small old price mark at upper corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. 337 pages with index. Recipes and household tips for couples or very small families - including dinner and lunch recipes, desserts. 024279

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Years of MacArthur Triumph and Disaster 1945-1964 (Years of MacArthur), James, Dorris Clayton
120 The Years of MacArthur Triumph and Disaster 1945-1964 (Years of MacArthur)
James, Dorris Clayton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1985 0395360048 / 9780395360040 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
A beautiful first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige and gray boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates, maps. 848 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027920

Price: 35.00 USD
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