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Castaway Boats, Slocum, Captain Victor
141 Castaway Boats
Slocum, Captain Victor
New York Lee Furman 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Charles Rosner, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge; no fraying or wear, corners are sharp. Fading along front and rear spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. with illustrations by Charles Rosner, maps by author. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight corner wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Records of such castaways as the Wager longboat, Hercules lifeboat, Jeanette's gig, and many others, with the thrilling adventures of their survivors. Beautiful color frontis illustration, plus black & white illustrations throughout. 8vo. Fiction. 015708

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Gipsy Smith - An Autobiography, Smith, Gipsy
142 Gipsy Smith - An Autobiography
Smith, Gipsy
New York Fleming H. Revell 1911 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in scarce original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped whte lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine, single rule black line border on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name and date (1920) on front free endpaper. Frontispiece is handsome photo portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with additional full page photographs. With Introductions by Alexander McLaren and G. Campbell Morgan. 330 pages. Clean dust jacket with price on spine (1.00 net) has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a poor gipsy lad who is touched by the divine healer of souls' his spirit awakes, he begins to testify of God's work in him; first his neighbors listen, then multitudes, finally nations. 025183

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Topper - A Ribald Adventure, Smith, Thorne
143 Topper - A Ribald Adventure
Smith, Thorne
New York Sun Dial Press 1942 Reprint Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
1942 Reprint edition by Sun Dial Press in wonderful dust jacket. Very clean brown boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 292 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is amusingly illustrated, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Transparent ladies in real step-ins, or real ladies in transparent step-ins? Just one of the hilarious problems Mr. Topper faces in this laugh-classic of beautiful ghosts and harried commuters. 026130

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Diamond Tolls, Spears, Raymond S.
144 Diamond Tolls
Spears, Raymond S.
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1920 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine (several very tiny and faint white spots to spine). No bumping, slight wear to cloth at lower spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. with illustration by Ralph Pallen Coleman (color frontis illustration). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slightly faded, with a few very shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013559

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Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls, Stewart, Anna Bird
145 Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls
Stewart, Anna Bird
1941 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with black lettering and portrait of dog on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 147 pgs. RARE DUSTJACKET is clean, with slight edgewear and small chip at bottom of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007156

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Crazy Fool, Stewart, Donald Ogden
146 The Crazy Fool
Stewart, Donald Ogden
New York Albert & Charles Boni 1925 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Published, June 15, 1925 - First and Second Printings Before Publication - in original unclipped vintage dust jacket. Very clean gray buckram cloth boards with green stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Decorations by Herb Roth. 246 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), clean, with nice photograph of author on rear panel, some chipping at top and bottom spine edges and along top front and rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is a story about a crazy fool named Charlie hatch, who inherited an insane asylum from his uncle. Napoleonwas in the insane asylum, and Edison, and a lady who part of the time was Venus, and part of the time, Miss B. C. Tompkins, of Hartford. All of you will recognize some of your acquaintances among the inmates; perhaps your next door neighbor, or your landlord, or maybe your husband or wife. Some of you may even recognize yourselves. There is also a love story and a romance! 025483

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The Motor Maids in Fair Japan, Stokes, Katherine
147 The Motor Maids in Fair Japan
Stokes, Katherine
M. A. Donohue 1913 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Charles L. Wrenn, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD on cover - Decorative Designers). Very clean blue cloth boards with yellow, red and black decoration on cover and spine, black lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers (slight browning to endpapers). Illustrations by Charles L. Wrenn. 306 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has small chip at top spine corner, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027408

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Hand of Peril, Stringer, Arthur
148 The Hand of Peril
Stringer, Arthur
New York Macmillan 1915 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket G. W. Hood, illustrator 
Second printing (May, 1915) in scarce illustrated original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering, brown and gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and gold circle on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece illustration of young woman on phone. 331 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket (woman on the telephone, with man's face peeking through curtain) - jacket art by G. W. Hood. Very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny nicks closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman counterfeiter and a secret service man are pitted against each other in this Arthur Stringer detective story. 025392

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The Wine of Life, Stringer, Arthur
149 The Wine of Life
Stringer, Arthur
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket James Montgomery Flagg 
Stated "Second Printing, April 1921" in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. Tiny spot of very light fading to upper board edge, other wise no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks; some dust-speckling to text block edges. 389 pages. Scarce dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has lovely drawing on front panel by James Montgomery Flagg. A few tiny edge chips and tiny closed edge tears, quite clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A love story set in Bohemian New York. 021152

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The Vanishing Shadow; The Haunted Attic; The Invisible Chimes, Sutton, Margaret
150 The Vanishing Shadow; The Haunted Attic; The Invisible Chimes
Sutton, Margaret
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ to Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Books 1, 2 and 3 (3 books) from the Judy Bolton Mystery Series in original illustrated jackets. All are early printings, with clean illustrated endpapers (pink with image of Judy on staircase with flashlight). No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean deep pink top-stained upper page edges. All have green cloth boards with crisp dark brown lettering and illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. All have very clean bright cloth boards with exception of "The Haunted Attic" which has a faint damp-mark to rear board. No bumping or wear, all bindings tight & square, no cracking. All dust jackets are bright, unchipped, have white spines with small image of Judy's head on spine and number (1, 2, and 3). Each is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. Attractive and bright set of three books in lovely jackets. 022144

Price: 120.00 USD
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Penrod and Sam, Tarkington, Booth
151 Penrod and Sam
Tarkington, Booth
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1916 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in illustrated jacket. Clean green cloth boards with diamond-shaped title box on cover and spine. No fading or wear-through; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Green endpapers with tasteful previous owner bookplate, name on endpaper in pencil on front free endpaper, previous owner name and date on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white plates. 356 pp. Dustjacket illustrated by Skrenda is very lightly soiled, has tiny chips at top spine edge, spots of surface wear to spine and to fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020934

Price: 14.00 USD
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Presenting Lily Mars, Tarkington, Booth
152 Presenting Lily Mars
Tarkington, Booth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean and very beautiful endpapers illustrated by Harve Stein. 321 pages. Dustjacket is price clipped (a bit of price still showing), has chips to spine corners and one corner tip, short closed edge tears, small spot of wear and closed tear to front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021179

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Man of the Hour, Thanet, Octave
153 The Man of the Hour
Thanet, Octave
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1905 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with hour glass decoration on cover and spine, cream lettering on cover and spine (all unchipped). No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 477 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, has corner chips, chipping up to 1" at base of spine, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025702

Price: 15.00 USD
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Close Quarters, Thirkell, Angela
154 Close Quarters
Thirkell, Angela
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Collectible quality first edition (stated) in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 282 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, just a hint of age-toning to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020407

Price: 40.00 USD
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Happy Return, Thirkell, Angela
155 Happy Return
Thirkell, Angela
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1952 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Collectible quality first edition in clean bright original jacket. Very clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 307pp. Bright unfaded illustrated jacket is unchipped, has small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020402

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The Voice With a Cry, Thompson, James Henry
156 The Voice With a Cry
Thompson, James Henry
Rochester, NY E. M. Leavens Co. 1920 First Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket Charles Eugene Bracker, Illustrator 
First edition in original jacket - a scarce book. Beige and green marbled paper-covered boards with red stamped lettering on cover. Small very faint stain at base corner of rear board. No fraying or wear through to boards. Binding is tight & square, a few small spots of cracking to paper at front hinge. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four beautiful illustrations by Charles Eugene Bracker. Dust jacket has small edge chips and short closed edge tears, soiling to edges of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022679

Price: 75.00 USD
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Persuasive Peggy, Thompson, Maravene
157 Persuasive Peggy
Thompson, Maravene
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1913 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Clarence F. Underwood, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful dust jacket illustrated (Clarence F. Underwood design). Very clean unfaded gold-beige cloth boards with black lettering, brown border around title on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (light pencil inscription by previous owner dated 1918 on front free endpaper). Illustrated by Clarence F. Underwood. 308 pages. Clean dust jacket depicting a pretty woman feeding pigeons is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful novel about a pretty, willful woman with a persisstence in getting own way against all obstacles. Peggy believes in progress, in modern ideas and conveniences; her husband Ed (the catch of three counties) thinks the old way is good enough. But Ed's conservatism finds itself toppling before the persuasions of the adorable Peggy. 023248

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Once to Tiger Bay, Townend, W.
158 Once to Tiger Bay
Townend, W.
New York Ives Washburn 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing of this scarce book in it's original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping. Very slight fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. 306 pages. Very cool illustrated dust jacket is clean, unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has chipping at top spine edge (up to 1" max), slight rubbing to folds, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Called the finest novel of the author's career on the front inside flap, this is a story of romance and suspense on the high seas. 024822

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Wooden Woman, Townsend, Alexander
159 The Wooden Woman
Townsend, Alexander
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, but there is a tiny closed tear to cloth at top center of spine edge (1/4"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean yellow endpapers (no names, writing or marks). Clean scarce DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has tiny chip (size of match-head) at top center of spine, 1/8" shallow chipping at base of spine, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013555

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Canary Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
160 The Canary Murder Case
Van Dine, S. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white still from the Paramount motion picture, a scene with William Powell standing by an open closet with clothing strewn on the floor. Illustrated with additional film scenes and drawings (floor plans). 343 pages. Clean dustjacket, with gorgeous portrait of William Powell as Philo Vance on rear panel. A little wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Broadway singer is strangled and her jewelry is stolen, her apartment ransacked. Philo Vance is invited to aid his friend Markham, the district attorney, and Sgt. Heath of the Homicide bureau in their efforts to discover the murderer. 021969

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