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The Crazy Fool, Stewart, Donald Ogden
141 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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My War - A Love Story in Letters and Drawings from World War II, Sugarman, Tracy
142 My War - A Love Story in Letters and Drawings from World War II
Sugarman, Tracy
New York Random House Inc 2000 037550513X / 9780375505133 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with correct number line. Very clean ivory boards with clean blue 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. 191 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully touching true love story, of a young man studying to be an illustrator, newly married and drawn into service in World War II. Here are the drawings and watercolors that best portray the war this man experienced, interspersed throught with excerpts of his loving and poignant letters home. 018674

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The Fur Masters, Sullivan, Alan
143 The Fur Masters
Sullivan, Alan
New York Coward McCann 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny points corner wear, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 244 pages. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Romance and adventure set against the background of the fur trade of Canada. 025706

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The Fur Masters, Sullivan, Alan
144 The Fur Masters
Sullivan, Alan
New York Coward McCann 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest corner wear, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges ((1/16"), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Romance and adventure set against the background of the fur trade of Canada. 8vo. Fiction. 015198

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To Cork or Not to Cork - Tradition, Romance, Science, and The Battle for the Wine Bottle, Taber, George M.
145 To Cork or Not to Cork - Tradition, Romance, Science, and The Battle for the Wine Bottle
Taber, George M.
New York Scribner 2007 978978743299352 First Paperback Near Fine 
Clean trade paperback, first printing, with full number line. Clean cover, all pages and edges are clean, no names, writing or marks. Includes a reading/tasting group guide. 287 pages. With a thorough command of history, science, winemaking, and marketing, author examines all sides of the debate as to whether cork closures on wine bottles should be abandoned after nearly four centuries of use. Fun facts and intriguing wine information. 027224

Price: 7.00 USD
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146 Harlequin and Columbine
Tarkington, Booth
Garden City/Toronto Doubleday Page & Co. 1921 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket E. Stetson Crawford, Illustrator 
Clean pale blue-green boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small dent to upper edge of rear board. Pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 188 pgs. Frontis illustration by E. Stetson Crawford. Clean dustjacket with price intact has some browning to spine, small very shallow chips at top spine edge, chip at top edge of rear panel (1" x 1"), a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful satire and delicate romance revolving around Talbot Potter, a temperamental actor. 8vo. Fiction. 014438

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Happy Island, Teilhet, Darwin
147 The Happy Island
Teilhet, Darwin
New York William Sloane Associates 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 309 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has tiny chips at spine corners, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Romance and suspense set on an island in Hawaii. 019465

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The Romance of Tristram and Ysolt, Thomas of Britain (Translated from the Old French and Old Norse By Roger Sherman Loomis)
148 The Romance of Tristram and Ysolt
Thomas of Britain (Translated from the Old French and Old Norse By Roger Sherman Loomis)
New York Columbia University Press 1931 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold circular illustration on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration 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 fixed endpaper. 294 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts."Revised Edition, Published October, 1931" on copyright page. Clean dustjacket (green with black lettering) is not price clipped, has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015425

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Persuasive Peggy, Thompson, Maravene
149 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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The Garden of Resurrection - Being the Love Story of an Ugly Man, Thurston, E. Temple
150 The Garden of Resurrection - Being the Love Story of an Ugly Man
Thurston, E. Temple
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1911 0060563419 / 9780060563417 First Hardcover Very Good 
First Edition, with 1911 on title page, "Copyright 1911 by Mitchell Kennerley" on copyright page. Unfaded red ribbed cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to rear panel (a few faint water spots). Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, corner tips are sharp and unworn. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription in pencil dated 1911 on front free endpaper. 316 pgs. 018249

Price: 10.00 USD
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Once to Tiger Bay, Townend, W.
151 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
152 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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For Love Alone, Trump, Ivana
153 For Love Alone
Trump, Ivana
New York Pocket Books 1992 0671743686 / 9780671743680 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by Ivana Trump, in unchipped dust jacket. Clean pink boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes - Ivana". 532 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of romance, power and wealth by former wife of Donald Trump. 024430

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bridges of Madison County, Waller, Robert James
154 The Bridges of Madison County
Waller, Robert James
New York Warner Books 1992 0-446-51652-X / 9780446516525 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, "First Printing April 1992" on copyright page with full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Very clean tan/gray boards with green spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of slightest superficial surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean tan/gray endpapers with no names, writing or marks. 171 pgs. Clean crisp dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 at top corner of front inside flap), no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Produced as a highly successful motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep (with Eastwood directing), one of the great romances of our time.Waller 17469

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THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Waller, Robert James
155 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
Waller, Robert James
New York Warner Books 1992 044651652X / 9780446516525 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition ("First Printing, April 1992" with full number line), in clean unchipped, unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with green spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Corners are sharp, no bumping; hint of bumping at top and bottom spine edges. Clean tan endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 171 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap/17.95 Canada), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romance between a world-class photographer and an Iowa farm wife, made into a hugely successful movie in 1995 starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. 019292

Price: 100.00 USD
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Vanessa, Walpole, Hugh
156 Vanessa
Walpole, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with silve illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 620 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, fading to title area of spine, short closed edge tears; beautiful black & white photo illustration of the Herries country near Mr. Walpole's cottage on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A great love story set in England in the Herries country near Walpole's home. 8vo. Fiction. 015832

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Mating of Lydia, Ward, Mrs. Humphry
157 The Mating of Lydia
Ward, Mrs. Humphry
Garden City, New York Doubleday Page 1913 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Charles E. Brock, Illustrator 
Very clean book - green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock, including lovely frontispiece with clean tissue guard, decorated title page, three additional full-page illustrations. 025444

Price: 18.00 USD
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Flood:  A Romance of Our Time, Warren, Robert Penn
158 Flood: A Romance of Our Time
Warren, Robert Penn
New York Random House 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and blind stamp of wave illustration on cover and on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Bright yellow endpapers with small crossed out name at top edge of front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright, topstained yellow page edges. 440 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a small chip at top spine edge, a few small closed edge tears, some abrasion along rear panel edge near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Fiction. 014298

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sophia, Weyman, Stanley J.
159 Sophia
Weyman, Stanley J.
New York Longmans, Green & Co. 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with lighter blue and white moonlit water scene on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny spots of wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard; eleven additional full page illustrations. 345 pages + 24 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024944

Price: 50.00 USD
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Tess of the Storm Country, White, Grace Miller
160 Tess of the Storm Country
White, Grace Miller
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in scarce lovely illustrated dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with stamped cream lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner note neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 365 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Howard Chandler Christie) a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears, hint of very light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of university life in Ithaca New York, but with a heroine from the fishing class that dwelt along the shores of Cayuga Lake. She falls in love with a university student of aristocratic traditions, suave speech and courteous manners; a man far above Tess socially. 025366

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