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Good-bye, Mr. Chips, Hilton, James
101 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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102 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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103 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)
104 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.
105 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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106 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
107 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

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Seek Out and Destroy, Horan, James D.
108 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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To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin, Irwin, James B.; Emerson, William
109 To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin
Irwin, James B.; Emerson, William
Philadelphia / New York A. J. Holman Co 1973 0879810246 / 9780879810245 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Third printing in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author and astronaut James B. Irwin. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned inscription on front paste-down documents when and where the book was signed by Irwin. Signed "John Irwin" on the half-title page. 251 pages + 14 pages of glossy black and white photographs at rear of book. Jacket is clean, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and several very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thrilling account of astronaut James Irwin's journey to the moon - the voyage of Apollo 15 -- and his own spiritual odyssey and faith in God. 022918

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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
110 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

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The Kentucky Derby - How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event, James C Nicholson
111 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
112 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

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Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households, James, Alice L.
113 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

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A Little Tour in France, James, Henry
114 A Little Tour in France
James, Henry
New York AMS Press 1975 Second printing Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket Joseph Fennell, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely black and white illustrations by Joseph Fennell. 350 pages with index. Jacket is clean but has small chips, closed tears, creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Henry James wrote this charming guidebook in 1885 to prove that, "though France might be Paris, Paris was by no means France." First published in book form in 1885, this book went through several printings before Joseph Pennell furnished the illustrations that make the 1900 edition so sought after today. This book issued in 1975 is still useful and enlightening for anyone visiting France. 022837

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115 The Cherokee Strip: An Oklahoma Boyhood
James, Marquis
New York Viking 1945 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustrations in red on cover, red lettering on spine. Tiny ding to upper board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained edges. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. Copyright page states: "Second Printing Before Publication - Third Printing". Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny holes to mid-spine and slight wear to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 011389

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Sacrifice, James, Norah C.
116 Sacrifice
James, Norah C.
New York Covici Friede 1934 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very scarce copy of this novel by the author of "Sleeveless Errand" and "Jealousy." First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned "Merry Christmas to Walter" on front free endpaper, browning to endpapers. 345 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at spine base (1/16"), small chips at upper spine corners, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a group of people who travel into London every morning in the same car of a suburban train, tracing each of these characters through a major emotional crisis in his or her life. 020605

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117 Device & Desires
James, P. D.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0-394-58070-2 / 9780394580708 First Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with gold lettering, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. Light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 433 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 006784

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Talking About Detective Fiction, James, P. D.
118 Talking About Detective Fiction
James, P. D.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2009 0307592820 / 9780307592828 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First North American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine, gold author initials on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean unmarked endpapers. 198 pages + note about the author. Illustrated with cartoons about the detective genre. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025969

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119 The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
James, P. D. & T. A. Critchley
New York Mysterious Press 0-89296-152-X / 9780892961528 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Maps on endpapers. 284 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010071

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Tusk That Did the Damage, James, Tania
120 The Tusk That Did the Damage
James, Tania
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0385354126 / 9780385354127 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. 225 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger. 025968

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