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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo
121 War Horse
Michael Morpurgo
New York Scholastic Press 2007 0439796636 / 9780439796637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
For the collector - a beautiful copy of the first American Edition along with the Uncorrected Proof! First American Edition in clean original dust jacket - PLUS - a clean bright copy of the softcover Uncorrected Proof. Both copies clean, no wear, no fading, no tears, unmarked. Dust jacket will be protected in clear archival quality mylar cover. This book was the basis of the long-running and highly successful theatrical production of the same name, and the movie (2011, Dreamworks). Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. 023468

Price: 75.00 USD
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The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light, Miller, Peter
122 The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light
Miller, Peter
New York Crown 1999 0812932552 / 9780812932553 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on title page: "Peter Miller". There is also a bold previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - :May all your shows be perfect in the coming year - Spoon - Xmas 2001." Preface by Stanley Karnow, author of "Paris in the Fifties." 132 pages. Stunning black and white photographs throughout. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. (Autographed Copy sticker, which is removable, was placed on front panel of dust jacket by publisher). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A visual and literary record of the author's journey of youthful discovery with his camera in Paris in the 1950's, just as the city was emerging from its long postwar gloom. 026551

Price: 25.00 USD
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123 Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 94 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. 721 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), edgewear and several small chips. 292 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023329

Price: 12.00 USD
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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
124 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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Quarto-Millenary - The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of The Limited Editions Club, Miscellaneous
125 Quarto-Millenary - The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of The Limited Editions Club
Miscellaneous
New York The Limited Editions Club 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Limited Edition (this is "Office Copy" of 2,250 copies) in slipcase. Clean red cloth boards with black leather decorative medallion in center of front board, black leather spine with red label, gold lettering. Bevelled edges. No fraying, fading, or wear; very slight dents to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations in full color and black and white by the likes of Arthur Rackham, Matisse, and other greats. 295 pages with index. In original slipcase (black paper covered boards with red label) -- cracking to paper along one long edge. 023586

Price: 60.00 USD
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Gone With the Wind, Mitchell, Margaret
126 Gone With the Wind
Mitchell, Margaret
New York Macmillan 1940 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Much later printing of the first edition (March, 1940) in original gray cloth boards with original clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1037 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at upper spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice solid early copy of this classic novel. 024995

Price: 60.00 USD
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A Writer's Notes on His Trade, Montague, C. E.
127 A Writer's Notes on His Trade
Montague, C. E.
London Chatto and Windus 1930 Limited Edition (SIGNED) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Book condition, Near Fine. Dustjacket Very Good+. Limited Edition, this being No. 184 of 700 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Very clean red-orange patterned boards (unfaded) with clean red-orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pgs., with introductory essay by H. M. Tomlinson. Dustjacket with price on cover of 3 guineas net has a few very tiny shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, clean except for faint pink stain on cover (approx. 1" x 2") below lettering. Very presentable and collectable copy of this work on the art of writing. 10" x 6-1/2". Writing. 016205

Price: 150.00 USD
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Anne of Green Gables, Montgomery, L. M.
128 Anne of Green Gables
Montgomery, L. M.
Boston L. C. Page 1934 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Elizabeth R. Worthington, Illustrator 
Very nice early printing (1934) in clean illustrated original dust jacket. Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with clean paste-on illustration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very tasteful previous owner custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper). Eight full page illustrations by Elizabeth R. Worthington. 396 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising in rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has small surface scrape at upper margin of front panel (smaller than a dime), two 2-1/2" closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An early copy of the incredible novel by Lucy Montgomery introducing the indominatable young Anne. Book is in unread condition, many pages are still uncut. 026811

Price: 200.00 USD
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Ulick and Soracha, Moore, George
129 Ulick and Soracha
Moore, George
New York Boni and Liveright 1926 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Signed Limited Edition (This copy Number 72 of 1250 numbered and signed copies), in original dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with beige paper covered spine, clean unchipped beige paste-on spine label. A few tiny pin-head spots of wear to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blue endpapers are clean, with very small previous owner name and date (10/22/26) on front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 235 pages. Dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. 1/8" depth), slight darkening and some small spots of rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021417

Price: 125.00 USD
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130 44 Essays By Christopher Morley
Morley, Christopher
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust red cloth boards with clean unchipped paste-on label on cover and spine. Hint of wear to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 265 pgs. Very small previous owner label (very small return address label) on front fixed endpaper. Nice clean, solid copy. 8 vo.. Essays. 011059

Price: 30.00 USD
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Posthumous Poems of William Motherwell, Motherwell, William
131 Posthumous Poems of William Motherwell
Motherwell, William
Boston Ticknor, Reed, and Fields 1851 First Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
First Edition, published 1851. Clean original blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No chipping, no fading or bumping. Binding tight & square. No cracking. Pages clean and bright, no names or writing inside, with clean pale yellow endpapers. A lovely bright copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 187 pages. William Motherwell was a Scottish poet and journalist. WARD00755

Price: 30.00 USD
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End Papers: Literary Recreations, Newton, A. Edward
132 End Papers: Literary Recreations
Newton, A. Edward
Boston Little Brown 1933 Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Slipcase (no jacket) Jacket Illustrated Signed
Very clean blue boards with stamped oval decoration on cover, clean beige cloth spine with blue lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner bookplates (one on front pastedown, one of front free endpaper). "Dream-Children Edition" stated on title page. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR, this is a limited edition (limited to 1351 copies, of which this is copy #357). Author's inscription: ""Dream Children" - By common consent, the finest essay in the language. - (signed) A. Edward Newton." Pages and edges are clean. 235 pgs. with index and facsimile of hand-written manuscript for "Dream Children" in fine condition in rear sleeve. Illustrations throughout, including color frontis portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. In clean slipcase which is missing its top piece, has cracking and short tape repairs; clean title label on slipcase edge stating Dream-Children Edition No. 357. 8vo. Books on Books. 014107

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Little Brown Jug at Kildare, Nicholson, Meredith
133 The Little Brown Jug at Kildare
Nicholson, Meredith
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1908 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket James Montgomery Flagg, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (September, 1908). A superbly fine copy of this decorated American trade binding (signed binding - C with a crown above it for Earl Stetson Crawford). Very clean unworn blue cloth boards with green, white and red decoration and stamped red lettering on cover and spine. No rubbing, no fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no writing or bookplates, tiny initials at top of rear pastedown. WIth lovely illustrations by James Montgomery Flagg. 422 pages. 025368

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Making of a Surgeon, Nolen, William A., M.D.
134 The Making of a Surgeon
Nolen, William A., M.D.
New York Random House 1970 0394434471 / 9780394434476 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket, PLUS an advance review copy of the book in softcover, with publisher's review slip and a review typed on onionskin laid in. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with metallic author initials on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 269 pages + "About the Author" page at end of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Slightest hint of age toning. Full panel author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dr. William A. Nolen was trained at Bellevue in New York City, and this is an account--wise, funny, sometimes tragic--of the ups and downs of those five years. 027044

Price: 50.00 USD
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135 The Lockwood Concern
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold signature of author on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Blue endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 407 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chip at top rear spine corner, very small closed edge tear at top of spine (under 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice copy of this book. 007855

Price: 20.00 USD
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Work Simplification in Agriculture, Paterson, D. W.
136 Work Simplification in Agriculture
Paterson, D. W.
London Land Books 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket H. F. Smith, Illustrator Signed
"First published 1960" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket, inscribed and signed by the author to his son. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by the author: "To my son David, This book will not teach you farming, it is not intended to, but to explain to you the technique of a very important management subject, so that no matter what you choose as your calling in later life it will stand you in good stead. - Your father, David W. Paterson." 92 pp. Illustrated with 70 line drawings and diagrams. In unchipped jacket (very light soiling) with a few closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Methods to simplify each and every job of work on a farm...everything from catching hens to loading cattle and disposing of manure, time saving tips with flow charts. 019008

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Father in the Family, Paul, Louis
137 A Father in the Family
Paul, Louis
New York Crown 1951 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small spot of fading to one lower spine corner, small puncture mark in lower front corner of front board near spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name and place written in pen at top of front fixed endpaper, small number in red pencil at top corner of front free endpaper. 286 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to background on spine, 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, chipping to bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Solid reading copy in decent jacket. A heartwarming drama of a neighborhood of wonderful people learning to live together and love one another set near the EAst River in New York City. 019839

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Hundred Days, Pemberton, Max
138 The Hundred Days
Pemberton, Max
New York D. Appleton 1906 First Hardcover Good 
Second printing of the first edition. Decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with decoration of mounted military officer against a blue and yellow sky. This book has some wear to corners and edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with nice black and white pen and ink drawings. A good reading copy. An exciting tale of Napoleon's army. 027073

Price: 12.00 USD
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In The Camp of the Creeks, Pendleton, Louis
139 In The Camp of the Creeks
Pendleton, Louis
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1903 First Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with MCMIII (1903) on title page, "Copyright 1903 by the Penn Publishing Company" on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with decorated cover, red-orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, colors are bright and unrubbed. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, with clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and date (1904) neatly penned on blank front fly leaf. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 328 pp. Illustrated by F. A. Carter. A very clean, solid copy in collectible condition - scarce book. 020491

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Green Alleys, Phillpotts, Eden
140 The Green Alleys
Phillpotts, Eden
New York MacMillan 1916 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black branch-like decoration on cover, gold and black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names or writing; review copy, with circular perforated "Advance Copy for Review" in center of title page - see photo. 391 pages + 5 pages of MacMillan advertising regarding books by the same author. 021646

Price: 30.00 USD
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