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Christmas Eve on Lonesome - and other stories, Fox, John Jr.
161 Christmas Eve on Lonesome - and other stories
Fox, John Jr.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1904 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering and pine cone decoration on cover and spine. Small closed tear to cloth at base of spine, slight fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Color frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. 234 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is separated at rear flap fold, has piece missing at top of spine (top 2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stories include: Christmas Eve on Lonesome; The Army of the Callaban; The Last Stetson; The Pardon of Becky Day; A Crisis forthe Guard; Christmas Night with Satan. 025536

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Scandinavian Summer, Franck, Harry A.
162 A Scandinavian Summer
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket (scarce). Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small ship decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Very small old price marking at upper corner of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. Pages are clean, slightly tanned. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. 397 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025840

Price: 40.00 USD
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163 Joseph and His Brethren
Freeman, J. W.
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Light wear at top & bottom of spine. 372 pgs. 003631

Price: 8.00 USD
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Triumph Over Pain, Fulop-Miller, Rene
164 Triumph Over Pain
Fulop-Miller, Rene
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown; brief previous owner inscription dated December 25th, 1941 on front free endpaper. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. Illustrated with black and white plates. 438 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, very slightly age-toned and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of mankind's age-old struggle with the problem of physical suffering, from beyond the dawn of history to that that astonishing day when a Boston dentist made the use of ether practical. The story of anesthesia is often overlooked, but has been so important to the warfare on the physical agony of man. 027930

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Gorgo: A Romance of Old Athens, Gaines, Charles Kelsey, Ph.D.
165 Gorgo: A Romance of Old Athens
Gaines, Charles Kelsey, Ph.D.
Boston Lothrop Publishing Co. 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket George Varian, Illustrator 
Very clean deep red ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering and small clean paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), bright gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations by George Varian. 507 pgs. 013183

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Escape, Galsworthy, John
166 Escape
Galsworthy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1931 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded dark green paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with beautiful old tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 94 pgs. Clean unfaded red dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inner flap), has two very small edge chips, slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A play about an escaped convict. 8vo. Play. 015873

Price: 25.00 USD
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The White Monkey, Galsworthy, John
167 The White Monkey
Galsworthy, John
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in wonderful art deco dust jacket. Very clean bright purple cloth boards with green title box, white and purple lettering, small white monkey on cover, crisp white lettering with small green decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Beautiful condition. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Shadow of a rubber band on half-title page and page opposite where a small rubber band made it's mark, otherwise all pages are clean and bright. 328 pages. Marvelous dust jacket by Ernest Walker has light dust soiling, no chips, very slight wear to spine ends. Author photo and biography on rear panel, along with summary of book. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novels of Distinction bookmark laid in. If you collect beautiful old dust jackets, or G&D Novels of Distinction, this one should be on your shelf. Galsworthy's interpretation of the unrest following World War I and its expression in the younger generation, is lifted by his art and understanding out of the class of strident novels of rebellious youth into true social history. 026508

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The Book of the American Indian, Garland, Hamlin
168 The Book of the American Indian
Garland, Hamlin
New York Harper & Brothers 1923 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket Frederic Remington, Illustrator 
Very clean, solid book in original dust jacket (tattered). Clean brown paper covered boards with pristine paste-on illustration on cover, unfaded black cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Gorgeous illustrations in full color and black and white by Frederic Remington. Large book - approx, size: 9" x 12". 274 pages. Date on title page: MCMXXIII (1923) Copyright, 1923 with code of L-X on copyright page. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has old tape repair to long tears on rear panel, pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, chipped and separated at rear flap fold. Enclosed in removable mylar. 024232

Price: 95.00 USD
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Further Adventures of the Family From One End Street, Garnett, Eve
169 Further Adventures of the Family From One End Street
Garnett, Eve
New York Vanguard Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Eve Garnett, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blue and red illustrations on the cover, red lettering and small blue illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names or bookplates, tiny old price marking in corner of rear fixed endpaper. Illustrated by the author. 254 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping, light dust soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027487

Price: 24.00 USD
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The Possessions of a Lady, Gash,  Jonathan
170 The Possessions of a Lady
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1996 0670869333 / 9780670869336 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with brown spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Lovejoy mystery. This time Lovejoy has a fling with a rich and adulterous fashion plate which ends when she has him bounced from her show. He has a new apprentice, the lovely Lydia, and gets involved helping his old friend Tinker search for a missing seventeen-year-old girl. A fun trip through the seductive, treacherous world of sex, antiques, high fashion and the deep, muddy waters of murder. 022705

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The Lies of Fair Ladies, Gash, Jonathan
171 The Lies of Fair Ladies
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1992 0312076207 / 9780312076207 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one spine corner. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy finds himself accused of gutting a vacant old house, robbing it of its chandeliers, balustrades, moldings, even wallpaper. He recognizes this as the work of his friend Prammie Joe, recently released from jail--and soon found murdered in his isolated shack. Lovejoy works to uncover the sinister scam from the inside out. 018406

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Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town, Gayeton, Douglas
172 Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town
Gayeton, Douglas
New York Welcome Books 2009 1599620723 / 9781599620725 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in original clear dust jacket with white lettering. A large book, an amazing book - like nothing I've quite seen before. Size is approx. 11-1/2" x 13". Full of gorgeous sepia photographs by the author, some with overlays or foldouts, along with his notes about his adventure buying an old house in Tuscany and what he learned from the people there about living a better, slower, rich and happy life. Book and jacket are clean and unchipped, binding is tight, pages are clean. Map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed on title page by the author: "For Mattie and Robin, Tutto il mondo e paese!" Introduction by Alice Waters; Preface by Carlo Petrini. Edited by Katrina Fried. Designed by Gregory Wakabayashi. 177 pages. Jacket is unclipped, unchipped, very light rubbing. "As an American cast adrift in a foreign country, what I really sought were answers. I wanted to visualize what the rest of my life would look like. Intuitively I knew the people I met would show me a path. And I was right..." 028273

Price: 40.00 USD
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Labels, Gibbs, A. Hamilton
173 Labels
Gibbs, A. Hamilton
Boston Little Brown 1926 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at spine corners, very small (match-head size) chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. SCARCE in dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 016775

Price: 45.00 USD
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Madcap, Gibbs, George
174 Madcap
Gibbs, George
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1913 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean olive green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of fading along front gutter edge. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 344 pgs. Four illustrations. In SCARCE DUSTJACKET, color illustrted with woman pouring tea, wearing a hat with feathers in the shape of a question mark. Jacket has shallow edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a society girl who goes in for sports, particularly aviation. She lands on an island where she runs across a hermit artist... 8vo. Fiction. 012112

Price: 100.00 USD
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Atomic Cocktails: Mixed Drinks for Modern Times, Gideon; Brooks, Karen; Darmon, Reed Bosker
175 Atomic Cocktails: Mixed Drinks for Modern Times
Gideon; Brooks, Karen; Darmon, Reed Bosker
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1998 0811819264 / 9780811819268 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Turqoise boards with black spine, black lettering, small white cocktail glasses decoration on cover, white and pink lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color, black and white. 96 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a glittering Stardust Martini to a Cognac Zoom, Atomic Cocktails will blast you into the ether with more than fifty space-age cocktails. "Turn of the TV, cue up Old Blue Eyes, and turn on the night with this complete guide to classic and contemporary drinks." The ultimate invitiation to swank refreshment, Atomic Cocktails takes you deep inside the rituals and mythology of the fabulous fifties and swingin' sixties. 028366

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mother and Father, Gilson, Roy Rolfe
176 Mother and Father
Gilson, Roy Rolfe
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover (one small faint white spot to cover - smaller than a dime and centered on a small wreath decoration where it barely noticeable). Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny old price label at center of front free endpaper, easily covered if you desire by antique style children's bookplate which will be enclosed with book if you wish to use. Illustrated with 8 lovely plates by Alice Barber Stephens, all pages are decorated and very clean. "You sat on Mother's lap. The wolf-wind howled at the door, and you shuddered, cuddling down in Mother's arms and the glow. The wilder the wolf-wind howled, the softer was the lamp-light, the redder were the apples on the table, the warmer was the fire..." 8vo. Children's. 011480

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Ancient Law, Glasgow, Ellen
177 The Ancient Law
Glasgow, Ellen
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean red cloth boards with decoration, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name and date on front free endpaper; no other marks. 485 pgs. 010852

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Miller of Old Church, Glasgow, Ellen
178 The Miller of Old Church
Glasgow, Ellen
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1911 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
fFirst Edition. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 432 pgs. A nice clean, solid copy. 010869

Price: 15.00 USD
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Abe and Mawruss - Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter, Glass, Montague
179 Abe and Mawruss - Being Further Adventures of Potash and Perlmutter
Glass, Montague
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket J. J. Gould and Martin Justice, Illustrators 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in illustrated dustjacket. Decorated binding (black and white silhouette of two men in suits arguing), bright white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine (a few little chips to spine lettering). No bumping or wear to cloth boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; small previous owner name neatly ink stamped on front free endpaper. A little dust-speckling to text block edges. Illustrated by J. J. Gould and Martin Justice. 381 pages. Dustjacket has a little foxing to white spine, tiny chips to corners and upper and lower spine edges, long narrow chip at center of rear panel (size of baby finger). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The laughable adventures of the firm of "Potash and Perlmutter," creators of surpassing values in ladies' garments. 021407

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Grenadillo Box, Gleeson, Janet
180 The Grenadillo Box
Gleeson, Janet
New York Simon & Schuster 2004 0743246861 / 9780743246866 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Author's first novel, The Grenadillo Box is a deliciously old-fashioned detective story, crafted with all the intricacy and polish of a Chippendale cabinet. Clean black boards with beige spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 338 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A biblio detective novel set in the 1700's and involving the life of Nathaniel Hopson, journeyman to the illustrious cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale. 026181

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