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Vanishing Wings, Bancroft, Griffing
141 Vanishing Wings
Bancroft, Griffing
New York Franklin Watts 1972 531-02041-X First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Hamberger, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black 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. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. 149 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two edge chips on rear panel (top and bottom edge), small corner chip on front panel, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling novel where the main characters are three native American birds--an eagle, a falcon, and an osprey. 8vo. Birds of Prey. 016250

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Cobwebwalking, Banerji, Sara
142 Cobwebwalking
Banerji, Sara
Bethesda, MD Adler & Adler 1987 0-917561-40-6 / 9780917561405 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 155 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about fairies, nature, and the power of love and imagination. 8vo. Children's. 016425

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143 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization, Bangs, John Kendrick
144 The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper and Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Edward Penfield, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Edward Penfield. Clean brown cloth boards with red and black lobster decoration on cover (lobster holding black border title box in claws). Gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrations throughout by Edward Penfield. 248 pages. 022658

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The Enchanted Typewriter, Bangs, John Kendrick
145 The Enchanted Typewriter
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
First Edition (1899) decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with gold, orange and black typewriter decoration + two faces on cover, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Spine cloth has darkened, with a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; circular blind-stamp in upper corner of title page. Illustrated by Peter Newell, including frontispiece. Small four-digit number in ink on copyright page. 171 pages. 027071

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The Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
146 The Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1895 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with decorated cover (in dark green), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Small previous owner name stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper; same name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; very slight surface wear to other corners. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with black and white plates (drawings). 115 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022019

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The Inventions of the Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
147 The Inventions of the Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear at corners, no bumping or fryaing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 185 pages. 022119

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Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays), Barbee, Lindsey
148 Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays)
Barbee, Lindsey
Chicago T. S. Denison & Co. 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated Signed
Mauve embossed boards with delicate white flower design bordering black designed titlebox with mauve lettering on cover. Cloth boards are clean, title box on cover has smudging to printing. Crisp clean black lettering and white flower design on spine. Very light surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square. Dated gift inscription SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No writing on pages. 146 pgs. 5" x 7-1/4". Plays. 014691

Price: 40.00 USD
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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
149 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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150 Amedeo
Barclay, Daphne
New York E. P. Dutton and Company 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration on cover. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 253 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very faint speckles to rear panel, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006589

Price: 10.00 USD
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Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century, Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
151 Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century
Bardwell L. Smith; George Elison (Editors)
Honolulu University Press Of Hawaii 1981 0824806921 / 9780824806927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean light gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, some are fold-outs. 356 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slightest hint of edge wear, one short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025954

Price: 22.00 USD
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Carson Valley, Barich, Bill
152 Carson Valley
Barich, Bill
Pantheon 1997 0679442103 / 9780679442103 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 337 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written novel of a family and their vineyard in the Carson Valley in California. 027121

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The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition, Baring-Gould, Sabine
153 The Book of Werewolves - Being an Account of A Terrible Superstition
Baring-Gould, Sabine
New York Causeway Books 1973 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
This book, the first serious study of this subject in the English language, was originally published in 1865. In spite of later works by other writers, this book remains a classic. 1973 edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 266 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light rubbing and a few very short closed edge tears, slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024972

Price: 25.00 USD
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154 In The Men's House
Barkalow, Captain Carol
Poseidon Press 1990 0-671-67312-2 / 9780671673123 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 004922

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod, Barnard, Charles N.
155 The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod
Barnard, Charles N.
New York Dodd, Mead 1973 0396067808 / 9780396067801 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden cream endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated chapter headings. 173 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book. Author seeks the beauty of Cape Cod in the winter season, and discovers the people one may see but never know in the summer - the cranberry farmer, the fishing boat captain, the lighthouse keeper, the shellfish warden. Conversationally, they took him in, opened doors on stormy nights, made him understand things that summer people may never see and nevr know about the place they love. 025158

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The Horsey Life - A Journey of Discovery with a Rather Remarkable Mare, Barnes, Simon
156 The Horsey Life - A Journey of Discovery with a Rather Remarkable Mare
Barnes, Simon
Short Books 2008 1906021422 / 9781906021429 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with bright gold 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 marks. 206 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; has some sticker residue on upper right corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027576

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Head Into the Wind, Barnwell, Robinson
157 Head Into the Wind
Barnwell, Robinson
David McKay Company 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two closed edge tears; author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy's country life in North Carolina during the depression years, and how he overcomes. 010092

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A Long Madness, Barolini, Antonio
158 A Long Madness
Barolini, Antonio
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the Italian by Helen Barolini. 308 pages. Jacket has very light dust soiling, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This distinguished novel by one of the most prominent Italian writers centers around the theme of religious bigotry and its disintegrating effect on the mind of a young woman. The setting is a northern Italian village in the early decades of the 20th century. 023961

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A Song of A Single Note, Barr, Amelia
159 A Song of A Single Note
Barr, Amelia
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. "First Edition, published October, 1902" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with white and dark green decoration on cover and oval decorative gold title box on cover; gold lettering and white and green flower decoration on spine. Tiny small faint spot on rear board near spine, smaller than a pea. Two tiny points of wear at corners at base of spine. Binding is tight, with a little cracking at front hinge that has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas '02" neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration + 3 additional full page illustrations. 330 pages. 024555

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
160 The Maid of Maiden Lane
Barr, Amelia E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket M. S. Arthur, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards decorated with blue red and green rose floral design, oval cameo, dark blue lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration by M. S. Arthur. 338 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, has small chips at upper edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024905

Price: 35.00 USD
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