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Land Of the Takatu, Becker, Bob
161 Land Of the Takatu
Becker, Bob
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1931 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean, unfaded dark green cloth boards with bright orange lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 271 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and maps. A South American adventure story. 015329

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Kingfisher's Gift, Beckhorn, Susan
162 The Kingfisher's Gift
Beckhorn, Susan
New York Philomel 2002 0399237127 / 9780399237126 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026012

Price: 15.00 USD
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Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa, Bee, David
163 Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa
Bee, David
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Joan Markham, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with small blind-stamped design on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small water mark at base of spine, very faint. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with bright yellow endpapers - small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Joan Markham. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of Tanganyika -- formerly German East Africa -- skillfully weaves together past and prsent, love and murder, in a powerful drama of adventure, history and suspense. 027170

Price: 25.00 USD
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Just Around the Corner, Beebe, Catherine
164 Just Around the Corner
Beebe, Catherine
New York Oxford University Press 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robb Beebe, Illustrator 
First Edition, Second Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with green title box on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 79 pp. Illustrated by Robb Beebe. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two children and their mother and father set out to see if they can find signs of spring. 020988

Price: 50.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson, Beerbohm, Max
165 Zuleika Dobson
Beerbohm, Max
New York Modern Library (Boni & Liveright) 1925 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Modern Library 116, early printing. Toledano binding no. 2. Brown faux leather flexible boards with gold Modern Library/BL logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Small spot of wear-through to lower right spine corner. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Brodsky endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Francis Hackett. 358 pages. 021955

Price: 12.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson, Beerbohm, Max
166 Zuleika Dobson
Beerbohm, Max
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 116 in jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Francis Hackett. 358 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, some chipping at spine edges, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022403

Price: 12.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson, Beerbohm, Max
167 Zuleika Dobson
Beerbohm, Max
New York Modern Library 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good fair Jacket 
Modern Library No. 116 in unclipped dust jacket. Later printing of the fourth edition (1929). Blue cloth covered flexible boards with gold torchbearer on cover, gold lettering on spine with grapevine decoration at base of spine. Toledano binding no. 5. Narrow band of fading at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Blue-green Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Francis Hackett. Clean pages and edges. 358 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), 1" inch chip at top of spine, some other shallow chips and nicks, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027598

Price: 12.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story, Beerbohm, Max
168 Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story
Beerbohm, Max
New York Heritage Press 1960 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket George Him, Illustrator 
Very clean gray cloth boards with illustration on cover, black title box, white lettering and decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Color illustrated endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper). 277 pgs. Illustrations in color by George Him. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in original black glossy slipcase (no chipping or cracking, one tiny ding to one side which is smaller than a pea). Literature. 012623

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, Bell, Bernard W.
169 The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition
Bell, Bernard W.
Amherst The University of Massachusetts Press 1987 0-87023-568-0 / 9780870235689 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold 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. 421 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive interpretive history of the African-American novel (more than 150 novels are discussed). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black History. 015842

Price: 40.00 USD
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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
170 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
171 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

Price: 30.00 USD
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Moccasin Flower, Bell, John
172 Moccasin Flower
Bell, John
St. Paul, MN The Book Masters 1935 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Copyright 1935, Published October, 1935 - Third Printing. Very clean unfaded burgundy red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very slight edge wear, small faint sticker mark. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a young Frenchwoman living in Minnesota in the 1860's. In the portrayal of her life and the picturesque setting it presents excitement and an enlightening picture of life among the land of woods and water and Sioux Indians. 017932

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Concentrations of Bee, Bell, Lilian
173 The Concentrations of Bee
Bell, Lilian
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket A. P. Button, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding. Pale blue cloth with decorated cover (woman seated on deck of ship with man leaning on ship's rail in background). Black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. A few small faint spots to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontispiece by A. P. Button with clean tissue guard. 322 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022237

Price: 20.00 USD
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174 Slaves of Destiny
Bell, Pearl Doles
New York W. J. Watt & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 304 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007497

Price: 10.00 USD
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All Brides are Beautiful, Bell, Thomas
175 All Brides are Beautiful
Bell, Thomas
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Fine No dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1936" on copyright page. Very clean golden beige cloth boards with black decorative title box and unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. This very scarce book published in 1936 is as new. 018326

Price: 150.00 USD
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Ward 20, Bellah, James Warner
176 Ward 20
Bellah, James Warner
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue-gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear. Nice photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which gives the stark picture of twenty-four hours in a surgical ward of a military general hospital. 026616

Price: 25.00 USD
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Looking Backward 2000-1887, Bellamy, Edward
177 Looking Backward 2000-1887
Bellamy, Edward
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1890 Early printing Hardcover Very Good 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Book is quite clean (a few tiny very faint spots), very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner last name neatly penned on top edge of front pastedown - all endpapers intact. Pages and edges are clean. 337 pages. Famous piece of Utopian literature, an early printing with a Preface by the author. 027965

Price: 40.00 USD
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178 Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories
Bellow, Saul
New York Harper & Row 1984 0-06-015179-X / 9780060151799 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with mere hint of wear at top of spine (no tears). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 005813

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mosby's Memoirs & Other Stories, Bellow, Saul
179 Mosby's Memoirs & Other Stories
Bellow, Saul
New York Viking Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean blue hardbound book (beige cloth spine). Pages and edges are clean. P/O name on half-title. Clean dustjacket with some closed edge tears, not price clipped, has small spot of glue residue from price sticker. Enclosed in new mylar cover.Fiction. 002383

Price: 10.00 USD
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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, Bemelmans, Ludwig
180 Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Bemelmans, Ludwig
New York Viking Press 1944 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Original book-of-the-month club pamphlet reviewing the book is laid in. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012698

Price: 12.00 USD
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