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161 King John of Jingalo: The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties
Housman, Laurence
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
First Edition with "A" on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. 416 pgs. 008697

Price: 8.00 USD
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162 Alien Corn
Howard, Sidney
New York/London Charles Scribner's Sons 1933 First Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket 
Brown cloth boards have some faint dampstaining front & rear, but boards are straight and true, no warping, and have been cleaned. Very clean bright unchipped title label on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing or mustiness. Front free endpaper has been removed (1/2" still present extending from spine). Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear (under 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Scarce. 8vo. Play. 010467

Price: 25.00 USD
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Around the Clock in Europe - A Travel Sequence, Howell, Charles Fish
163 Around the Clock in Europe - A Travel Sequence
Howell, Charles Fish
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1912, decorated American trade binding. Clean black cloth boards decorated with a large gold clock face, green and rose decoration. Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Same decoration in smaller format on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; very brief previous owner inscription at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations by Harold Field Kellogg, including frontispiece with tissue guard. 356 pages. 026428

Price: 45.00 USD
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My Home in the Field of Mercy, Huard, Frances Wilson
164 My Home in the Field of Mercy
Huard, Frances Wilson
New York George H. Doran 1917 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Huard, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little foxing to the edges of some illustrations; clean, delicately illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Charles Huard. 269 pages. Beautifully told story of the work of the Red Cross in caring for the wounded during World War I. 022026

Price: 20.00 USD
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Across Five Aprils, Hunt, Irene
165 Across Five Aprils
Hunt, Irene
Chicago Follett Publishing Company 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, complete number line on copyright page 123456789). Winner of the 1964 Charles W. Follett Award. Very clean gray and rust red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Jacket and endpapers by Albert John Pucci. 224 pages. Jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear, no chips, some peeling/chipping to Follett Award seal on front panel, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap). Author photo and bio on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024188

Price: 100.00 USD
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Losers' Luck - Being the Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America, Jackson, Charles Tenney
166 Losers' Luck - Being the Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America
Jackson, Charles Tenney
New York Henry Holt and Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding - signed binding - monogram is a "C" with a small "m" inside. Clean dark green boards have a blindstamped decorative border around an oval scene in blue, yellow and green (sailing ship against a full moon). Spine has yellow lettering with circular decoration. LIght wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Published October, 1905. 327 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. One heck of an adventure tale set in Central America. 027747

Price: 120.00 USD
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Losers' Luck - Being The Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America, Jackson, Charles Tenney
167 Losers' Luck - Being The Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America
Jackson, Charles Tenney
New York Henry Holt 1905 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram is a "C" with a small "m" inside). Clean dark green boards have a blindstamped decorative border around a scene in pale blue, yellow and green of a sailing ship against a full moon. Spine has yellow lettering with circular decoration. No fading, fraying, or wear; no rubbing to boards or to decoration and lettering. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name in very light pencil with date 1906 on front fixed endpaper. 327 pages. Not only a beautiful book, but a cracking good adventure story. 026474

Price: 150.00 USD
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Notes on A Drum - Travel Sketches in Guatemala, Jackson, Joseph Henry
168 Notes on A Drum - Travel Sketches in Guatemala
Jackson, Joseph Henry
New York Macmillan 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with small red and black decoration on cover,black lettering in decorative title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with orange top-stained upper page edges. Map illustrated endpapers (a few areas of slight browning to endpapers); previous owner inscription neatly penned on half-title page and dated 1937. Illustrated with beautiful photographs. 276 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), slight age-toning and a little foxing to white inside flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful travel narrative with sixty four beautiful full-page photographs taken by the author and endpaper map by Charles Owens. 021780

Price: 45.00 USD
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At Sunwich Port, Jacobs, W. W.
169 At Sunwich Port
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Will Owen, Illustrator 
Later printing. Decorated American trade binding.Clean beige cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover and spine (signed binding - BS - cover design by F. Berkeley Smith ). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 351 pp. Illustrated by Will Owen. 019194

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Sea Whispers, Jacobs, W. W.
170 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Decorated binding in original jacket. Very clean cream colored cloth boards with green illustration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. 1927 on title page; 1926 copyright page. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Famous humorist gives us delightful tales of seamen, longshoremen, and the people of seaport towns. 015169

Price: 40.00 USD
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171 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Beige cloth boards with green illustration & lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with faint hint of soiling to spine. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. with illustrations by Bert Thomas. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 016062

Price: 12.00 USD
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172 Check Points On How To Buy Oriental Rugs
Jacobsen, Charles W.
Tokyo, Japan Tuttle 1972 2nd Printing Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Signed by author. 208 pgs. VG++ First Edition, Third Printing. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author. Blue cloth with gold lettering & design. Generously illustrated with color and b & w photos. Very informative book. Clean and tight.Oriental Rugs. 001266

Price: 10.00 USD
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Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide (signed, in dust jacket and slipcase), Jacobsen, Charles W.
173 Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide (signed, in dust jacket and slipcase)
Jacobsen, Charles W.
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. 1975 Fourteenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautiful, clean book and dust jacket in original slipcase, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Rich red cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small return address label on front fixed endpaper under dust jacket flap). Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: "Aug. 13, 1981 - To Mr. and Mrs. Richard Strauss with my compliments, Charles W. Jacobsen." Beautifully illustrated in full color and black & white, maps. 479 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Cardboard slipcase with color paper title label is sturdy, no cracking or chipping, a few faint water marks to edges. A fabulous and informative book on the most beautiful rugs in the world. 027376

Price: 75.00 USD
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Lone Cowboy: My Life Story, James, Will
174 Lone Cowboy: My Life Story
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated By Author 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine (gold is mostly chipped away, stamped letters still legible); small illustration on cover. Hint of fading to spine, a few small faint spots to cover. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner last name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated with charming drawings by the author. Black and white frontis photograph of author. 431 pgs. 015133

Price: 20.00 USD
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Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse, James, Will
175 Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards (very tiny pale white spot near bottom edge of front cover). Black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" present on copyright page. Illustrated by the author. 312 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), tiny corner chips, a few faint water marks to corners and top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an outlaw rider and an outlaw horse, and how they did each other good. 022276

Price: 250.00 USD
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Middle Passage, Johnson, Charles
176 Middle Passage
Johnson, Charles
New York Atheneum 1990 0689119682 / 9780689119682 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As-new condition First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "For Tom, with my best to you. Charles Johnson 2/20/92." 209 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the U.S. National Book Award for fiction in 1990, this historical novel is about the final voyage of an illegal American slave ship. Set in 1830, it presents a personal and historical perspective of the illegal slave trade in the United States, telling the story of Rutherford Calhoun, a freed slave who unknowingly boards a slave ship bound for Africa in order to escape a forced marriage. 027321

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Maugham Enigma, Jonas, Klaus W.
177 The Maugham Enigma
Jonas, Klaus W.
New York The Citadel Press 1954 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Nice clean book in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 217 pages with bibliography. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), no chips, small v-shaped closed tear on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating discussion of Maugham's life and work in celebration of his eightieth birthday. Biography, personal reminiscences of his close friends, discussions of all the author's works, and a bibliography are included in this book. Contributors include Evelyn Waugh, Charles Morgan, Graham Greene, V. S. Pritchett, Theodore Dreiser, Ludwig Lewisohn among others. 027774

Price: 20.00 USD
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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
178 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with 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. Scribner seal on copyright page (no "A"). 861 pgs. Dustjacket is clean and not not price clipped, has a few nicks and short closed edge tears (two at top of spine have been taped on outside), scratches to spine, a few tiny shallow edge chips. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014786

Price: 50.00 USD
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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
179 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear at base of spine edge, no fraying. No bumping, corners are sharp. Very slight fading to upper left corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 861 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no edge chipping, small closed tear at top edge of rear panel, horizonal and vertical creasing (dustjacket was folded into rear of book). Now enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This novel was produced into a blockbuster film by Columbia Pictures (1953) starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. 016399

Price: 20.00 USD
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180 Spoken Italian for Students and Travelers
Kaney, Charles E.
D C Heath 1946 Cloth Bds Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
210 pgs. Nr Fine Green cloth boards with illustrated cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Very clean, binding tight, pages bright. Small P/O name on front free endpaper. 000349

Price: 10.00 USD
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