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Billy Topsail & Company - A Story for Boys, Duncan, Norman
161 Billy Topsail & Company - A Story for Boys
Duncan, Norman
Fleming H. Revell 1910 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with brown, blue, green and white decoration on cover, brown stamped lettering on cover (twin sailboats and a dog sled); white seagull and gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one lower spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard (eight illustrations, total). 318 pages. 026427

Price: 50.00 USD
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Doctor Luke of The Labrador, Duncan, Norman
162 Doctor Luke of The Labrador
Duncan, Norman
New York Fleming H. Revell 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No dustjacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with circular sailing scene on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. Small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper (business card size). Black and white illustrations and map. 327 pages. 022220

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Shining Light, Duncan, Norman
163 The Cruise of the Shining Light
Duncan, Norman
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover (sailing ship against gold sky, blind-stamped sea surging into wave), gold lettering on cover and spine. Cover decoration by Thomas Watson Ball. No bumping ,fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (sea horse design); no names, writing or marks. 344 pp. 020739

Price: 35.00 USD
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Dissertations by Mr. Dooley, Dunne, Finley Peter (Mr. Dooley)
164 Dissertations by Mr. Dooley
Dunne, Finley Peter (Mr. Dooley)
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1906. Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards and spine blindstamped with shamrocks, three gold owls sitting on a limb on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, clean and unfaded except for small faint dampstain to lower front corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Some foxing to endpapers - all text pages are clean. 313 pages. Humorous commentary from an Irish lingerer in a Chicago pub. 027449

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Skyscrapers, Dupre, Judith
165 Skyscrapers
Dupre, Judith
New York Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2001 1579121535 / 9781579121532 First Paperback Fine 
First Edition, First Printing, with full letter line on copyright page. Very clean softcover book with French flaps. No creasing, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or marks. A history of the world's most famous and important skyscrapers, including the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, with beautiful photographs in unusual tall 15" format (15" x 6.25"). 100 tallest buildings in the world with specifications listed in rear of book, with suggested further reading, photography sources. 020215

Price: 15.00 USD
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Written in the Sand, Duval, G. R.
166 Written in the Sand
Duval, G. R.
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co. 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated clean green ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering, palm trees on cover, gilt lettering and palm tree on spine. Light wear at top & bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O name in pencil on front free endpaper. Color frontis illustration. 335 pgs. First Edition. 004627

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Adventures of Napoleon Prince, Edginton, May
167 The Adventures of Napoleon Prince
Edginton, May
New York Cassell & Company 1912 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Missing front free endpaper, otherwise fine, with very clean gold, black and white pictoral cover with crisp white lettering on cover, stamped white lettering on spine (lettering on spine has some chipping). No fading, fraying or wear to cloth boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautiful color frontispiece by Cyrus Cuneo with clean tissue guard. 338 pages. 026482

Price: 25.00 USD
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Toaster's Handbook, Edmund, Peggy and Harold Workman Williams
168 Toaster's Handbook
Edmund, Peggy and Harold Workman Williams
White Plains, NY and New York City H. W. Wilson Company 1916 Third Edition, Revised Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Third Edition, Revised, with New Material. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD monogram - Decorative Designers). Clean brown cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration on cover with red lettering outlined in black; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Small number at top edge of title page. 483 pages. An amazing resource for jokes, stories and quotations on a wide variety of subjects for use when speaking to an audience. Includes preface, foreword "On the Possession of A Sense of Humor." 023632

Price: 25.00 USD
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Panama - The Canal, The Country, and the People, Edwards, Albert
169 Panama - The Canal, The Country, and the People
Edwards, Albert
New York Macmillan 1911 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Red cloth boards with black decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Small bumps to corners. Binding is tight & square. Gilt top page edges. Previous owner bookplate and handwritten name on front fixed endpaper. Frontis portrait of George Washington Goethals, Chairman and Chief Engineer of the Isthmian Canal Commission. Parentheses under author name on title page [Mr. Bullard] met by me on picnic to ? -illegible. Illustrated with maps and photographs. 585 pages with index. 022612

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Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders, Edwards, George Wharton
170 Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders
Edwards, George Wharton
1916 Penn Publishing Company 1916 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket George Wharton Edwards, Illustrator 
Lovely clean decorated cloth binding. Black cloth boards with purple and blue tower against white background with gold shield border, gold lettering and decorative line border on cover; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontis illustration with clean printed tissue guard (The Great Cloth Hall - Ypres). Title page has decorative green border. Additional 18 illustrations (black and white and color) with clean printed tissue guards. Foreword by the author. 212 pages with index. In protective mylar cover (removable). 022365

Price: 35.00 USD
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Dorothy South - A Love Story of Virginia Just Before the War, Eggleston, George Cary
171 Dorothy South - A Love Story of Virginia Just Before the War
Eggleston, George Cary
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1902 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket C. D. Williams, Illustrator 
Very nice decorated binding in scarce dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with cream decorative title box and some blind-stamped design elements, clean unrubbed oval woman's portrait paste-on on cover; cream lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, previous owner name and date (Jan. 1910) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by C. D. Williams, including black and white frontispiece. 453 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has small edge chips, particularly at spine ends, is clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of early Virginia in the 1850's leading up to the American Civil War. 027086

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes, Ehling, William
172 Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes
Ehling, William
Woodstock, Vermont Backcountry Publications 1998 0881503290 / 9780881503296 Second edition Paperback Fine 
Clean bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or curling. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 239 pages. 50 hikes, illustrated with maps and with photographs by the author. 027741

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Hunt on Snow Shoes, Ellis, Edward S.
173 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.
174 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 Great Cattle Trail, Ellis, Edward S.
175 The Great Cattle Trail
Ellis, Edward S.
Philadelphia Coates 1894 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with Native American, rifle and snowshoe illustration on cover, gold lettering and hatchet and antler decoration on spine. Light soiling. Slight fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautiful color decorated endpapers. Black and white frontis illustration. From the Forest and Prairie Series - No. 1. 313 pages. 023186

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Three Arrows, Ellis, Edward S.
176 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.
177 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
178 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
179 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
180 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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