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One Nation - America Remembers September 11, 2001, Sullivan, Robert (Editor)
161 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

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Rumbin Galleries, Tarkington, Booth
162 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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163 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

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164 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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Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia, Torpey, Dorothy M.
165 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

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Girl Neighbors; Or, The Old Fashion and the New, Tytler, Sarah
166 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
167 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

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The Dragon Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
168 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
169 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

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170 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

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Her Blue Body Everything We Know  Earthling Poems 1965-1990 Complete, Walker, Alice
171 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

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172 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

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173 Hopalong-Freud Rides Again: Another Literary Ambush
Wallach, Ira
New York Henry Schuman 1952 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boars with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 144 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny nicks to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nice clean solid copy with bright dustjacket. By the author of "Hopalong Freud" and "How to Be Deliriously Happy." 8vo. Literature. 010561

Price: 25.00 USD
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Sons of the Ocean Deeps, Walton, Bryce
174 Sons of the Ocean Deeps
Walton, Bryce
John C. Winston Company 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Alex Schomburg, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully illustrated endpapers (by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket by Paul Orban is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Ten science fiction novels listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clean, exquisite copy of this first edition from the famous Winston Science Fiction novel series. 025804

Price: 200.00 USD
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The New Centurions, Wambaugh, Joseph
175 The New Centurions
Wambaugh, Joseph
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 Book of the Month Club (BOMC) Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Book of the Month Club Edition. To identify: A small square impression on the lower rear of the cover near the spine indicates a BCE. Although the dustjacket has a price of $6.95 on the jacket and states First Edition, it is a book club copy ... Clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 376 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book was made into a film in 1972 starring George C. Scott and Stacey Keach. 8vo. Fiction. 013373

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176 Experiment in Autobiography
Wells, H. G.
New York MacMillan 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards (very light soiling to back board--few tiny faint spots) with black lettering on cover and spine, black line border decoration. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 718 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of H. G. Wells, additional photographic plates. Nice copy of this book. 006930

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A Child's Book of Bible Stories, Werner, Jane
177 A Child's Book of Bible Stories
Werner, Jane
New York Random House 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Masha, Illustrator 
Beautiful large illustrated book in original illustrated unclipped dust jacket. Book measures approx. 10" x 12". Illustrated paper-covered boards with light brown cloth spine. No fraying or wear to spine, small spot of wear to two corner tips, very slight damp-stain near base of cover. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations throughout in color and black and white by Masha. Copyright 1944, no additional printings listed. 54 pages. Dust jacket is very lightly soiled, unchipped, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really well-preserved copy of this beautifully illustrated book of Bible stories for children. 026421

Price: 35.00 USD
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Hathoo of the Elephants, Wheeler, Post
178 Hathoo of the Elephants
Wheeler, Post
New York Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Inscribed to Thomas E. Dewey, Jr.. (son of the former governor of New York and two-time presidential candidate, Thomas E. Dewey, Sr.) and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Both book and dustjacket in fine condition. Very clean unfaded orange cloth boards with small elephant illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. "To Thomas E. Dewey, Jr. - Merry Christmas - Post Wheeler" on half-title page. 333 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Original introductory card from publisher enclosed describing and reviewing the book. A tale of Man's brotherhood with the beast of the earth -- the life of a boy in the wild jungles of India. A collectable first edition, signed association copy in exquisite condition. 8vo. Fiction. 015633

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Complete in One Volume), Wilde, Oscar
179 The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Complete in One Volume)
Wilde, Oscar
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 84 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with purple title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with red top-stained upper text block page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 214 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), has some edge chipping at top rear panel edge, a few tiny holes. 274 Modern Library titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025848

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mother and Four, Wilder, Isabel
180 Mother and Four
Wilder, Isabel
New York Coward McCann 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Third Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Cordially Yours, Isabel Wilder / New Haven - March 29, 1933." 308 pages. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice signed copy of this author's first novel, and author was Thornton Wilder's sister. The story of Laura Derwent, left a widow with four children, the oldest fifteen, the youngest eight, facing the problem of how to feed their bodies and form their spirits that they may eventually attain that fullness of life which every mother hopes for her children. A second man eventually comes into her life, and she is faced with still another problem--her own personal happiness or that of her children. 021364

Price: 200.00 USD
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