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Nancy Shippen:  Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her, Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
161 Nancy Shippen: Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her
Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, Compiled and edited by Ethel Armes. SIGNED by the author/editor, with an author-signed letter also laid in AND some typed press comments on the book by Ethel Armes, Editor. Blue cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Book has some browning/fading to edges from reaction from long contact with paper dust jacket (we have now placed the jacket in a clean, archival quality removable mylar cover). There is no fraying or wear to the book; binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Light foxing to map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by Ethel Armes on half-title page: "To Elizabeth Grace Armistead with the greetings of her old friend - Ethel Armes - Holiday House, Wellfleet, Cape Cod." Color frontispiece portrait of Nancy Shippen. Illustrated with portraits, facsimiles and prints. Last blank page of book has photo advertisement clipping showing Miss Lucy Armistead Flippin (to whom the book is inscribed) in a Pond's Cold Cream magazine ad, and a clipping about her Charlottesville wedding. 349 pages with index. Jacket is clean, has short closed edge tears, 1" chip at upper spine corner, is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). 026558

Price: 95.00 USD
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Short Leash, Shurtleff, Bertrand
162 Short Leash
Shurtleff, Bertrand
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Early Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ("Best Wishes - Bert Shurtleff) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 270 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two tiny closed edge tears at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful author-signed copy in excellent original dustjacket. 8vo. Dogs. 013554

Price: 50.00 USD
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163 North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in The Arctic
Simon, Alvah
New York Broadway Books 1998 0-7679-0446-X / 9780767904469 Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean and bright softbound book. No chipping, curling or creasing, no names or writing inside. All pages and edges unmarked. Stated Advance Reading Copy. 328 pgs. Illustrated. 004547

Price: 10.00 USD
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Rat Week: An Essay on the Abdication, Sitwell, Osbert
164 Rat Week: An Essay on the Abdication
Sitwell, Osbert
London Michael Joseph 1986 0 7181 1859 6 / 9780718118594 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean, unfaded black cloth boardswith bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 79 pgs. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An essay on the Abdication of King Edward VIII. This is an exquisitely clean, tight copy with like dustjacket. 8vo. Great Britain. 015049

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Minnesota Times and Tastes - Recipes & Menus Seasoned with History from th Minnesota Governor's Residence, Steiner, Jean (Editor)
165 Minnesota Times and Tastes - Recipes & Menus Seasoned with History from th Minnesota Governor's Residence
Steiner, Jean (Editor)
St. Paul, Minnesota 1006 Summit Avenue Society 1993 0960685219 / 9780960685219 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by Susan Carlson (First Lady of Governor's Office), in clean dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by Susan Carlson on title page: "Mary Margaret, Love from Minnesota! - Susan Carlson, Dec. '93." Beautifully illustrated with photographs of the governor's mansion. Many wonderful recipes from the kitchen. 199 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one 1/3" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026898

Price: 22.00 USD
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Jockie: A Story of Prince Edward Island, Stirling, Lilla
166 Jockie: A Story of Prince Edward Island
Stirling, Lilla
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Meyers, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped original jacket, beautifully inscribed and SIGNED by the author, association copy. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with illustration of horse's head on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 202 pp. with illustrations by Bob Meyers. Inscribed by author: "To my friend and pupil Ann Cutler, a young lady, of whom her teacher expects great things with affectionate greetings - Lilla Stirling - "Your friends shall be the Tall Wind, The River and the Tree, The Sun that laughs and marches, The Swallows and the Sea." Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with hint of wear and 1" closed edge tear at top spine edge, a few additional very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a boy, his horse, and a race on Prince Edward Island. 019891

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The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander, Stockton, Frank R.
167 The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander
Stockton, Frank R.
New York Century Company 1899 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean beautiful copy of this decorated American trade binding. Green cloth with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine, red and black decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1948). Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch. 235 pages. 024218

Price: 45.00 USD
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One Nation - America Remembers September 11, 2001, Sullivan, Robert (Editor)
168 One Nation - America Remembers September 11, 2001
Sullivan, Robert (Editor)
Boston/New York Little Brown & Co (Easton Press) 2001 0316516007 / 9780316516006 First Hardcover Fine 
Easton Press Collector's Edition, bound in Genuine Leather. Full number line on copyright page. Very clean, unworn leather binding with clean color photo paste-on illustration of Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center twin towers, gold lettering and border decoration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with gilt edges all around. Mauve silk endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 192+ pp. Introduction by Rudolph Giuliani. Gorgeous clean, unworn collectible copy. Photo record of the terrorist attack on America on September 11, 2001, with photos of the victims, the fire fighters and emergency responders, remembrance ceremonies. 020594

Price: 35.00 USD
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Rumbin Galleries, Tarkington, Booth
169 Rumbin Galleries
Tarkington, Booth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black box & author's initials in gold on cover, black title box with gold lettering, bright gold horizontal stripes on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 305 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at corners and slight wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really excellent collectible copy. 8vo. Fiction. 011531

Price: 75.00 USD
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170 Cougar
Thomson, Peter
Chicago/New York Follett Publishing Co. 1968 First Hardcover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Brendan Lynch, Illustrator 
Very clean brown boards with cougar illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Brendan Lynch. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about a boy who adopts an orphaned cougar kitten and returns it to the wild. Collectible quality. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008069

Price: 30.00 USD
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171 Bloodguilty
Thor, Raymond
Westlake Village, CA Danger Publishing 1998 0-9658727-7-7 / 9780965872775 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red and black glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. "Review Copy" written in black ink on text block fore edge. No other marks. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with slight edgewear at spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011420

Price: 35.00 USD
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Anna Karenina, Tolstoy, Leo
172 Anna Karenina
Tolstoy, Leo
New York Modern Library Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 37 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Complete and Unabridged. Illustrated dust jacket by Paul Galdone. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Red top-stained upper text block page edges. 950 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, wear to paper at corners. 281 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027559

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia, Torpey, Dorothy M.
173 Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia
Torpey, Dorothy M.
Richmond, Virginia Whittet & Shepperson 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED and inscribed by author to her friend (presentation copy). Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and Commonwealth of Virginia seal on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; very slight dust-speckling to text block edges. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "With warmest wishes to Annette Badour: A wonderful Lady and Friend - Dorothy M. Torpey." Illustrated with photographs and maps. 253 pages with index. A book covering the geography, history, and economic, cultural and political life in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 022653

Price: 30.00 USD
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Girl Neighbors; Or, The Old Fashion and the New, Tytler, Sarah
174 Girl Neighbors; Or, The Old Fashion and the New
Tytler, Sarah
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Co. n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Scarce copy of this decorated American trade binding published by Donohue. Clean blue cloth boards with red, black, blue and white decoration on cover (red haired girl with ice skates over shoulder, feather in hair, plaid skirt, against delicate black tree branches). Illustration of girl skating on spine. Black lettering and single line rule. Very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper). No date of publication - circa 1900. Black and white frontis illustration. 286 pages. Extra story at end of book ("Love Finds the Way") is 30 pages. 022680

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The Heart of the Hunter, Van der Post, Laurens
175 The Heart of the Hunter
Van der Post, Laurens
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Maurice Wilson, Illustrator 
First American Edition. Clean light beige cloth boards with blue cloth spine (hint of slightest fading to blue cloth), silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, nice sharp corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 269 pgs. Illustrated with line drawings by Maurice Wilson. Dustjacket is not price clipped, is bright with very slight edge wear, tiny chip at top rear spine corner, one short closed edge tear; slight foxing to interior flaps of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This is the first U.S. Edition and is a review copy, with original "Advance Reading Copy" slip from the publisher laid in, along with two newspaper clippings of book reviews at the time. 8vo. Africa. 015262

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Dragon Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
176 The Dragon Murder Case
Van Dine, S. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1933 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean bright original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges, clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 311 pages + 6 pages of publisher's advertising for Van Dine books at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear (1/3") at top corner spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely, well-preserved copy of this Philo Vance mystery novel which was made into a film (1934) starring Warren Williams and Margeret Lindsay. 022181

Price: 75.00 USD
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Judy and Sam, Van Laar, Henrietta
177 Judy and Sam
Van Laar, Henrietta
Grand Rapids, MI William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ No dustjacket 
"Second Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded illustrated boards. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 85 pgs. Clean, attractive and solid copy. 018391

Price: 20.00 USD
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178 The Arts
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
New York Simon & Schuster 1939 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and clean bright unchipped paper label on spine. Virtually no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing. 677 pgs. with index. Clean bright unchipped DUSTJACKET unfolds to reveal full-color map of the arts on inside. Unknown printing. Nicest copy of this book I have seen--clean, bright and solid. Large 8vo. Art. 008467

Price: 20.00 USD
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Her Blue Body Everything We Know  Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete, Walker, Alice
179 Her Blue Body Everything We Know Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete
Walker, Alice
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1991 0-15-140040-7 / 9780151400409 First Hard Cover Very Fine Very Fine Jacket 
Very clean decorated boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, AS NEW. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean, crisp dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lovely, crisp clean copy of this fine book. 8vo. Poetry. 007192

Price: 15.00 USD
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180 The Red Scream
Walker, Mary Willis
New York - London Doubleday 1994 0-385-46858-X / 9780385468589 First Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean and bright red and white illustrated softcover review copy, with letter enclosed from senior editor at Doubleday dated May 1994. Tight copy, no creasing or curling, no marks. Back panel states: " Tentative publication: August 1994. This is an uncorrected proof. Please note that any quotes for reviews must be checked against the finished book." 8vo. Suspense. 006287

Price: 20.00 USD
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