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A Hunt on Snow Shoes, Ellis, Edward S.
161 A Hunt on Snow Shoes
Ellis, Edward S.
John C. Winston 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Edwin J. Prittie, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding - blue cloth boards with green, blue, brown and black illustration on cover and spine, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers. 362 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024947

Price: 45.00 USD
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From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt, Ellis, Edward S.
162 From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Ellis, Edward S.
New York Hurst & Company 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Toast brown cloth boards with black, brown and white decoration on cover and spine, brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. (White house decoration at top quarter of cover, with Roosevelt mounted on galloping horse swirling lariat overhead on bottom two-thirds of cover). Small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned with date (1908) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. Preface by the author. 308 pages. 024749

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Three Arrows, Ellis, Edward S.
163 The Three Arrows
Ellis, Edward S.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1914 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Edwin J. Prittie, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Signed binding (DD monogram - Decorative Designers). Clean yellow cloth boards with blue and black decoration on cover (Native American mounted on horse with bow and arrow). Black lettering on cover and spine, face of Native American on spine). Tiny spots of wear to bottom corner tips. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; name and address in child's writing on front pastedown. Illustrated by Edwin J. Prittie. 332 pages. 025448

Price: 18.00 USD
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Through Jungle and Wilderness, Ellis, Edward S.
164 Through Jungle and Wilderness
Ellis, Edward S.
Rahway, New Jersey Mershon Company 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram HBM on cover - Harry B. Matthews). Clean blue cloth boards with red, yellow and black campfire and Native American illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Full page glossy black and white illustrations. 289 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024918

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Revolt of Sundaramma, Elmore, Maude Johnson
165 The Revolt of Sundaramma
Elmore, Maude Johnson
New York Fleming H. Revell Company 1911 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Gertrude H. B. Hooker, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, decorated American trade binding. Dark blue-green cloth boareds with olive green and white water lily decoration and white lettering on cover and spine. Chipping to stamped white lettering on spine. Wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Foreword by Helen Barrett Montgomery. Illustrations by Gertrude H. B. Hooker. 160 pages with Appendix. 024312

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tales from A Dugout, Empey, Arthur Guy
166 Tales from A Dugout
Empey, Arthur Guy
New York Century Company 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, signed binding (decorated American trade binding - with initial "S"). Clean red cloth boards, with black illustration on cover of soldier sitting at edge of dugout, black line border, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Foreword and Preamble by the author. 269 pages. True tales of seven soldiers housed in a dugout on the Western front during World War I. 022148

Price: 40.00 USD
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Ambition's Contest or Faith and Intellect, Faber, Christine
167 Ambition's Contest or Faith and Intellect
Faber, Christine
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1896 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green decorated cloth boards with black lettering, white and black decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, just a mere hint of light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. No names, writing or bookplates. 361 pgs. 009308

Price: 20.00 USD
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With Columbus in America, Falkenhorst, C.  (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
168 With Columbus in America
Falkenhorst, C. (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
New York Hurst & Company 1892 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - beige cloth boards with green white and black decoration on cover and spine (skating hockey player against winter background - this has nothing to do with the story of course, but was decorated to appeal to boys). Some dampstaining to fore edge of rear board cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1905) on front free endpaper. 2" closed tear to title page. Numerous page decorations. 302 pages. A historical novel of Christopher Columbus adapted for young readers. 023022

Price: 10.00 USD
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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
169 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Broad Highway, Farnol, Jeffery
170 The Broad Highway
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Reprint edition published December, 1913 in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - blue cloth boards with green and gold ribbon and locket decoration on cover, black and green lettering; black lettering and small locket on spine. Very slight fading to edges. Tiny spots of surface wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Four color illustrations by C. E. Brock. 518 pages. Dust jacket has chipping at base of spine, top of spine, also some closed edge tears and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024012

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Money Moon, Farnol, Jeffery
171 The Money Moon
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with ivory lettering and moon on cover, unchipped ivory lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying or cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name and address beautifully penned on front free endpaper). Four black and white illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. 330 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022130

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Way Beyond, Farnol, Jeffery
172 The Way Beyond
Farnol, Jeffery
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. E. Brock, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Beautiful shimmery blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rose red top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece illustration by C. E. Brock; five additional full page color illustrations. 384 pages. 024843

Price: 18.00 USD
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Twin Beds, Field, Edward Salisbury
173 Twin Beds
Field, Edward Salisbury
New York W. J. Watt 1913 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Printing, published July 1913. Decorated American Trade Binding. Blue cloth boards with lighter blue lettering on cover and spine, gold and light blue twin bed decoration on cover. No fraying. Slight rubbing to lettering on spine but still legible. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 176 pages. 025064

Price: 22.00 USD
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Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade, Fielden, Christopher.
174 Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade
Fielden, Christopher.
Christopher Helm 1989 0747010137 / 9780747010135 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Trade paperback, first edition. No chipping, creasing or curling. Covers are clean, with slight foxing to inside of covers. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. 182 pages with index. Best documented book yet written about some of the more dubious aspects of wine production through the centuries. The author draws on his thirty years' experience in the trade to give an insider's view of how and why wine frauds and scandals occur. 027895

Price: 8.00 USD
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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
175 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
176 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
177 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground, Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
178 The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground
Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1939 Hardcover fine No Dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding illustrated with lovely silhouette drawings by Jessie Gillespie. Clean unworn red cloth boards with elaborate gold title box on cover and black silhouette of two boys reaching for a ball in the air. Gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. In addition to the silhouettes, there are drawings and diagrams explaining rules of play for many games, along with musical scores and lyrics for songs. 337 pages with index. Games include Blind Man's Bluff, Nose and Toe Tag, Leap Frog, Soap Bubble Polo, Skipping Rope and many more. Really nice book of active games for children! 027392

Price: 40.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
179 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
First Edition, published October, 1902. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean lavender-blue ribbed cloth boards with white and blue decoration and white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Six full color illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy with clean printed tissue guards. Every page has beautiful color decorated margins. A collectible quality first edition. 023127

Price: 95.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
180 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Lovely First Edition, Published October, 1902. Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean blue ribbed cloth boards with green and white floral illustration on cover and spine, white lettering on cover and spine. No wear to lettering or decoration. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy with page decorations throughout by Margaret Armstrong. 111 pages. 023013

Price: 80.00 USD
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