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Old Creole Days, Cable, George W.
161 Old Creole Days
Cable, George W.
New York Charles Scribner 1903 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - M.A. - Margaret Armstrong). Olive green cloth boards with gold decoration, lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Slight browning to spine and upper edge of rear board. Very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name in pencil on front fixed endpaper. 303 pages. 022257

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Grandissimes, Cable, George W.
162 The Grandissimes
Cable, George W.
New York Charles Scribner 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, first illustrated edition. Clean grey-beige cloth boards with cream lotus blossoms, grey lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top text block page edges. Beautifully penned brief 1901 previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Twelve photogravure illustrations by Albert Herter with tissue guards. 491 pages. 023251

Price: 38.00 USD
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A Son of Hagar, Caine, Hall
163 A Son of Hagar
Caine, Hall
New York R. F. Fenno 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Later printing (copyright 1894) decorated brown ribbed cloth boards - signed binding (WEBS monogram on cover - W. E. B. Starkweather). Red black and cream decoration on cover (woman in long dress holding infant). Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (December 25, 1905) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by A. Hencke. Preface by the author. 354 pages. 024411

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Prodigal Son, Caine, Hall
164 The Prodigal Son
Caine, Hall
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1904 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published November, 1904" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black ribbed cloth boards with red and gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumped corners, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 408 pgs. Signed Binding, with AR (Amy Richards) impression on cover design. 007617

Price: 12.00 USD
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Place Called Estherville, Caldwell, Erskine
165 Place Called Estherville
Caldwell, Erskine
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering in decorative title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slight browning to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - small price marking at top corner of front free endpaper. 244 pages. Dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr. is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small ink mark to right of price; shallow edge and corner chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023471

Price: 25.00 USD
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Strike Heaven on the Face, Calitri, Charles
166 Strike Heaven on the Face
Calitri, Charles
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 344 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, tiny chip at base corner of rear panel, with hint of edge wear, one very short closed edge tear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about a school in small town America. 018766

Price: 30.00 USD
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Sky Determines - An Interpretation of the Southwest, Calvin, Ross
167 Sky Determines - An Interpretation of the Southwest
Calvin, Ross
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with "Set up and printed - Published April, 1934" on copyright page, 1934 on title page), inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with red decoration and lettering on cover and spine; no bumping or wear; just a hint of browning to upper spine and front spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean black top stained page edges, some browning to endpapers. Inscribed by author on title page: "Best of wishes to my good friends, The Taylors! - Ross Calvin". 354 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, chipping along top front edge to maximum depth of 1/2", very shallow chipping at top spine edge, red and gold sticker from Coronado Cuarto Centennial 1540-1940 on front jacket edge, clear tape reinforcement to spine area. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020400

Price: 75.00 USD
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A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments, Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
168 A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments
Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
Brattleboro/Lexington The Stephen Green Press 1983 0-8289-0500-2 / 9780828905008 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. with original black & white drawings, color frontispiece and dustjacket by Tasha Tudor. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip and 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which praises over sixty herbs and their significance--quotes, poetry, and age-old advice on practical and medicinal uses. 6-1/2 x 7-1/2". Gardening. 010993

Price: 50.00 USD
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Celina or the Cats, Campos, Julieta
169 Celina or the Cats
Campos, Julieta
Pittsburgh, PA Latin American Literary Review Press 1995 0935480722 / 9780935480726 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. No creasing or curling, no chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated by Leland H. Chambers. 140 pages. 023720

Price: 10.00 USD
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Exile and the Kingdom, Camus, Albert
170 Exile and the Kingdom
Camus, Albert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-gray boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Justin O'Brien. 213 pages + "A Note About the Author" at rear of book. Dust jacket has very light soiling, small chip at top spine edge, corner wear. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027402

Price: 20.00 USD
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East Meets West, South of the Border, Canfield, D. Lincoln
171 East Meets West, South of the Border
Canfield, D. Lincoln
Carbondale and Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading at extreme upper edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed in Spanish and signed, dated on front free endpaper by author. Previous owner name and date below. 137 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with small spot on front panel near fold edge (smaller than a dime); one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Latin America. 016230

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
172 The Boys of the Rincon Ranch
Canfield, H.S.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). From the St. Nicholas Books series. Pale yellow cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover and spine (signs of the zodiac around an image of a boy on a bucking horse). No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 249 pages. 022966

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sergeant Says, Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
173 The Sergeant Says
Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with black zig-zag decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight darkening to cloth at spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited by Frank Sullivan, with a Foreword by Paul Gallico. 255 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean (two very faint small spots to rear panel, tiny chip at base of spine (size of grain of rice), unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small spot of rubbing to paper at one upper spine corner. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of an American Army sergeant, who went from being a Broadway boy (crime reporter, sports writer and columnists who knew the hot spots and loved his nightlife) to wearing a sergeant's stripes. 021789

Price: 50.00 USD
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174 The High Commission: A Romance of the Spanish-American War
Cantwell, Fredericka Spangler
London/New York F. Tennyson Neely 1899 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering, silver ruling on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing or browning. No names or bookplates. 240 pgs. 005613

Price: 20.00 USD
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175 Nathaniel Hawthorne - The American Years
Cantwell, Robert
Rinehart & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
499 pgs. Nr Fine Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Pages bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Binding tight. Portrait of Hawthorne at frontis. Very nice tight, clean book.Authors. 002130

Price: 10.00 USD
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176 The Custer Wolf, (Biography of an American Renegade)
Caras, Roger
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good Jacket Charles Frace, Illustrator 
Very clean brown textured boards with publisher logo blind stamped in center of front cover. Grey/green lettering on black spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Faint browning of free endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped with some slight browning to spine and top edge of rear panel. Small closed tear at bottom rear edge of spine with a little creasing. Two tiny pea-sized holes and some scuffing to spine. Minimal wear to edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Nature. 014683

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild, Caras, Roger
177 The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild
Caras, Roger
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1979 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, brown cloth spine with green metallic letytering. No fraying or wear, binding is tight and square. Small previous owner note on half-title page. Dust speckling to text-block edges. Beautifully illustrated by Norman Arlott. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is not chipped, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a golden eagle's 3-week stay in a North American forest, we witnesws the parade of mortality in her evergreen stand: the insect wars, the magical processes of photosynthesis and pheremones, the layers of microscopic life from the forest's upper stories to the cryptozoa below ground; the struggles of bear, weasel, mountain lion, bobcat, snakes and other species to maintain their continuity. 026858

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cosmic Canticle, Cardenal,  Ernesto
178 Cosmic Canticle
Cardenal, Ernesto
Connecticut Curbstone Press 1993 1880684071 / 9781880684078 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Translated by by John Lyons. Clean orange boards with black cloth spine, gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 490 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Small newspaper article on the author enclosed from 2/10/95 "Noted Nicaraguan Priest Backing New Left Party." Written over a thirty year period, Cosmic Canticle is the crowning achievement of Ernesto Cardenal, one of the towering international figures in 20th century poetry. In this epic poem, Cardenal explores Latin American history by relating the evolution of the Universe to the development of human understanding. 022507

Price: 25.00 USD
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Farm Festivals, Carleton, Will
179 Farm Festivals
Carleton, Will
New York Harper & Brothers 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gilt and black decoration, beveled edges. Shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate affixed to front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard. Additional illustrations throughout. Pages are clean, with 3 pages having faint shallow watermark stain to outside edge (dedication page, preface page, and blank margin of frontis illustration.)167 pgs. 7" x 9". Poetry. 013115

Price: 20.00 USD
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Farm Legends, Carleton, Will
180 Farm Legends
Carleton, Will
New York Harper & Brothers 1875 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Laid into the book is page 1 of Vol. XV. - No. 752 of Harper's Weekly - date of publication New York, Saturday, May 27, 1871, which contains some "Farm Ballads" by Will M. Carleton, on full front page and on a second page. Book condition: Very clean. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip, small surface tear to cloth at base of spine (1/4"). Bevelled board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers, with previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated Aug. 6th, 1888. Illustrated with black and white engravings, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 131 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022228

Price: 85.00 USD
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