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The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather, Moffat, Donald
121 The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather
Moffat, Donald
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1938 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hildegard Woodward, Illustrator 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped jacket. Green cloth boards with no bumping, one tiny spot of wear to bottom corner tip. Black stamped lettering and blind-stamped feather design on front board. Light foxing to board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, slightest hint of lean. No previous owner markings. 274 pp. with illustrations by Hildegard Woodward. Bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has been trimmed (1/4" short), light general soiling to rear panel, tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about a Boston bachelor, amateur yachtsman and man of the world. 020373

Price: 65.00 USD
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Hasta La Vista - Or a Postcard from Peru, Morley, Christopher
122 Hasta La Vista - Or a Postcard from Peru
Morley, Christopher
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1942 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pages with index and glossary. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at upper and lower spine edges, a few tiny edge nicks and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An informal account of Morley's family vacation to Peru, in a series of humorous essays, with a remarkable index which is partly a vocabulary of Mr. Morley's very rudimentary Spanish and partly a philosophical summary. 023286

Price: 35.00 USD
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123 The Old Mandarin: More Translations from the Chinese
Morley, Christopher
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Carl Rose, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. 120 pgs. with drawings by Carl Rose. Dustjacket has faintest hint of soiling, is not price clipped, slight edge & corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sage observations and amusing comments from Mr. Morley. 8 vo.. Humor. 010299

Price: 20.00 USD
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Solo: An American Dreamer in Europe 1933-34, Morris, Wright
124 Solo: An American Dreamer in Europe 1933-34
Morris, Wright
New York Harper & Row 1983 006015165X / 9780060151652 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean unmarked endpapers. 196 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating account of the author's youthful adventures in Austria, Italy, and France during one year of the Great Depression. Teems with eccentric characters and curious episodes, odd-ball humor and exuberance. 026218

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The Face is Familiar - The Best Verse of Ogden Nash, Nash, Ogden
125 The Face is Familiar - The Best Verse of Ogden Nash
Nash, Ogden
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1941 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
A wonderful collection of Ogden Nash's poetry (selected by the author himself) in an illustrated dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Clean illustrated jacket is as amusing as are the poems inside this book! Very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few very small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027555

Price: 20.00 USD
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There's Always Another Windmill, Nash, Ogden
126 There's Always Another Windmill
Nash, Ogden
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean multi-colored cloth boards (pink, lime green, and blue) with purple lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Decorations by John Alcorn. 141 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), a few very tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Photo of author walking on the beach on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025277

Price: 20.00 USD
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Willie: An Autobiography, Nelson, Willie; Bud Shrake
127 Willie: An Autobiography
Nelson, Willie; Bud Shrake
New York Simon & Schuster 1988 0671642650 / 9780671642655 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 334 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Willie is an authentic folk hero of our times, the nearest thing we have to the poet laureate of the heart and the Heartland. Here is his story of hardship, love, courage, friendship, and wisdom, told as only Willie Nelson could tell it, with earthy frankness, deep warmth, outrageous humor, and all the gifts of a born storyteller. 026774

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Poems for Penguins - And Other Lyrical Lapses, Newman, Joseph S.
128 Poems for Penguins - And Other Lyrical Lapses
Newman, Joseph S.
New York Greenberg 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean brown cloth boards with three yellow penguins on cover, yellow lettering on spine. Slightest hint of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small ink-stamped date at bottom of title page. Inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper: "For Helen Watkins - Joe Newman - 5/3/41." Illustrated by Trofimov. 153 pages. 027537

Price: 75.00 USD
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A Tourist In Spite of Himself, Newton, A. Edward
129 A Tourist In Spite of Himself
Newton, A. Edward
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1930 Fifth Impression Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Gluyas Williams, Illustrator 
Fifth Impression November, 1930 in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black illustration, lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Slight mottling to board cloth from acidic reaction with dust jacket. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner inscription dated 1930 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Gluyas Williams. 252 pages. Dust jacket is unclipped (3.50 net on front inside flap), has very small chip on spine, some age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024216

Price: 20.00 USD
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Garden Open Tomorrow, Nichols, Beverley
130 Garden Open Tomorrow
Nichols, Beverley
New York Dodd Mead 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (small number inkstamped in corner of front free endpaper). Neatly penned previous owner name on half-title page. No other marks. 269 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by William McLaren. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with hint of slightest edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Another entertaining story on the joys and tribulations of gardening by a master writer, humorist and gardener. 8vo. Gardening. 015421

Price: 35.00 USD
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Patients and Ponies, Nierman, M. Murray
131 Patients and Ponies
Nierman, M. Murray
New York Random House 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with small silver illustration on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 173 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top spine edge, hint of soiling to spine, a few closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous tale of a doctor who becomes one-third owner of a Kentucky yearling and his ensuing life among the horse racing set. 018296

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Sun Cure, Noes, Alfred
132 The Sun Cure
Noes, Alfred
New York A. L. Burt 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil (erasable) on front free endpaper. 239 pgs. Attractive bright dustjacket has tiny chips at spine corners and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poet Alfred Noyes has written a deliciously light-hearted story, a blending adventure, sly satire, comedy and beauty. How Basil, an ever-so-proper young ecclesiastic, lost his clothes and battled his way back to them through a terrifying series of mental hazards, is the fable of the book. How he also lost the swaddling clothes that encased his soul, and didn't regain them, is its theme--a theme on which Alfred Noyes plays with altogether charming philosophical and farcical variations. 017919

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Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut: Twenty-Five Years of P.J. O'Rourke, O'Rourke, P. J.
133 Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut: Twenty-Five Years of P.J. O'Rourke
O'Rourke, P. J.
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1995 0871136090 / 9780871136091 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean cream boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 341 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. North America's most provocative (and conservative) satirist at his best. 025047

Price: 12.00 USD
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Through Purple Glass, Osborne, Letitia Preston
134 Through Purple Glass
Osborne, Letitia Preston
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1946 Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates 288 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a couple of very shallow chips at spine edges, author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. No additional printings listed. 8vo. Fiction. 008953

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Popular Collie, Osborne, Margaret
135 The Popular Collie
Osborne, Margaret
Arco Publishing 1962 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs throughout the book. Introduction by Percy Roberts. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has surface wear at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, slight wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A library in miniature about Collies written by one of the foremost experts on the breed who also has a nice style of writing and a strong sense of humor. Entertaining as well as instructive. 025189

Price: 15.00 USD
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Not To Be Opened (The Grierson Mystery), Osbourne, Lloyd
136 Not To Be Opened (The Grierson Mystery)
Osbourne, Lloyd
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in scarce original jacket. U.S. Title of "The Grierson Mystery" first published in the U.K. by Heinemann (1928). Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1931) neatly penned on front free endpaper; no other marks. 340 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful girl is followed wherever she goes for reasons she does not understand; enter a young Englishman with a score of war medals, no job, a sense of humor and a clue to Roberta's pursuers. Then - a suicide, which proves to be something else. The story moves from a ranch in the Canadian Northwest to a a great scheme afoot in Africa, with scenes in the heart of London, where the puzzle is solved. 021966

Price: 195.00 USD
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J. Archibald McKackney (Collector of Whiskers), Paine, Ralph D.
137 J. Archibald McKackney (Collector of Whiskers)
Paine, Ralph D.
New York The Outing Publishing Company 1907 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, clean decorated paper covered boards with red and black lettering. Small spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner Christmas inscription dated 1910 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Wallace Morgan, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 180 pages. Humorous tale about men and their beards. 022170

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mrs. Parkinson's Law, Parkinson, C. Northcote
138 Mrs. Parkinson's Law
Parkinson, C. Northcote
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with small cartoon illustration on cover, black and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 208 pp. illustrated with cartoon drawings by Robert Osborn. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous wit and wisdom on running a household in America. 020550

Price: 15.00 USD
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139 The Thinking Dog's Man - With a letter from John Steinbeck explaining why he could not write an introduction for this book
Patrick, Ted
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Roy McKie, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean blue-green boards with blind stamped illustration of a dog with his paws on a man's shoulders, clean unfaded maroon cloth spine. No bumping or wear. A hint of fading to boards. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow top-stained page edges. Endpapers have very slight foxing; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Roy McKie. 150 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, small pea-sized dhip at upper spine corner, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about the mystique of the relationship between man and his dog. 018576

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Husband for Mama, Paul, Louis
140 A Husband for Mama
Paul, Louis
New York Crown Publishers 1950 First Hardcover Good good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light corner wear and light soiling. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Previous owner's extensive notes on rear free and fixed endpaper, glue residue and small newspaper clipping. 275 pgs. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very narrow reinforcement (white) at top and bottom edges, long closed tear at front spine fold, vertical crease to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scarce book by Louis Paul, who was internationally known for his stories and novels and was awarded the O. Henry Memorial Award. Enchanting and humorous saga of a family trying to re-marry mama after papa died -- romance is in the air. 018393

Price: 35.00 USD
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