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The Canary Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
161 The Canary Murder Case
Van Dine, S. S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white still from the Paramount motion picture, a scene with William Powell standing by an open closet with clothing strewn on the floor. Illustrated with additional film scenes and drawings (floor plans). 343 pages. Clean dustjacket, with gorgeous portrait of William Powell as Philo Vance on rear panel. A little wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Broadway singer is strangled and her jewelry is stolen, her apartment ransacked. Philo Vance is invited to aid his friend Markham, the district attorney, and Sgt. Heath of the Homicide bureau in their efforts to discover the murderer. 021969

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The Dragon Murder Case, Van Dine, S. S.
162 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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The Soldier and the Gentlewoman, Vaughan, Hilda
163 The Soldier and the Gentlewoman
Vaughan, Hilda
New York Charles Scribner 1932 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with dark blue title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to edges of endpapers; no previous owner names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, small chips around top spine edge. Glamourous photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a man who comes back from World War I to an estate in Wales he has inherited ifrom a soldier friend. Here he discovers a woman whose most passionate love is for the land on which she and her ancestors were born, and she will stop at nothing to keep it. 027035

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The Trial of Mary Dugan, Veiller, Bayard
164 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Veiller, Bayard
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original dust jacket. From the play by Bayard Veiller, with scenes from the MGM motion picture with Norma Shearer. Clean red cloth boards with 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. 335 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, but reinforced at some edges with clear tape, one 2" closed tear at top left of front panel near spine fold edge, also reinforced with clear tape. Circular photo of Norma Shearer on back panel of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021340

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Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild, Wallace, Dillon
165 Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild
Wallace, Dillon
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean green pebbled cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. One tiny pinhead spot of wear to upper front board edge, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Skrenda) has very slight edge wear, a few tiny spots of light rubbing, two tiny chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this book Dillon Wallace, explorer and adventurer, whose experiences enable him to write from first-hand knowledge, tells another story of fur trapping adventures in the bleak, hard-bitten region of Labrador. Scarce book by the author of "Ungava Bob". 025361

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Jeremy, Walpole, Hugh
166 Jeremy
Walpole, Hugh
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
A Grosset & Dunlap "Novel of Distinction" in original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped orange lettering and illustration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard, with color frontis illustration. 341 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterpiece of children's literature enhanced by the beautiful illustrations of E. H. Shepard. A young boy, his dog, and his family set at the turn of the century (late 1800s). 018530

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Vanessa, Walpole, Hugh
167 Vanessa
Walpole, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with silve illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 620 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, fading to title area of spine, short closed edge tears; beautiful black & white photo illustration of the Herries country near Mr. Walpole's cottage on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A great love story set in England in the Herries country near Walpole's home. 8vo. Fiction. 015832

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Tess of the Storm Country, White, Grace Miller
168 Tess of the Storm Country
White, Grace Miller
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in scarce lovely illustrated dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with stamped cream lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner note neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 365 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Howard Chandler Christie) a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears, hint of very light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of university life in Ithaca New York, but with a heroine from the fishing class that dwelt along the shores of Cayuga Lake. She falls in love with a university student of aristocratic traditions, suave speech and courteous manners; a man far above Tess socially. 025366

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Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes, Willans, Geoffrey
169 Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes
Willans, Geoffrey
New York Vanguard Press 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Mathias, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small illusration of airline pilot on cover, black 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. 112 pp. Illustrated with very amusing cartoons by David Mathias. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chip at corner base of front panel (1/4"up to 1/3" depth, 2" wide). A few short closed edge tears. Humor in flight -- circa 1956 when it was still fun to fly! 020778

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Bill - The Sheik, Williamson, A. M.
170 Bill - The Sheik
Williamson, A. M.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Edition, in jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Very slight vertical crease to cloth on front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Copyright, 1927, by A. M. Williamson and publisher's GHD device on copyright page. 293 pages. Dustjacket is unclipped (Two Dollars Net at top corner of front inside flap), has large piece missing from back panel - designed by Elsie Carpell. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Against the glowing background of caravan and harem, a thrilling story of romance, life and love. 022492

Price: 15.00 USD
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Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete), Wilson, Ernest H.
171 Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete)
Wilson, Ernest H.
Boston, Massachusetts The Stratford Company 1932 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful two-volume set (complete) in original clean dust jackets. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on covers and spines. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Gilt top page edges. Author was former keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Volume I - 312 pages with index; Volume II - 288 pages with index. Both books have clean unchipped dust jackets (not price clipped) with short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. Information on the origin and history, names and idiosyncrasies, propagation and development of those plants which are the most beautiful and useful in gardens - the Aristocrats. Also valuable information regarding trees, shrubs and vines through many years of practical experience, by long test and unending patience of the author. 026227

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Show-Off, Wolff, William Almon
172 The Show-Off
Wolff, William Almon
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
A novel by William Almon Wolff based on the play by George kelly. Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear and slight fading at top edge of spine, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, slight dust speckling to page edges; neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Dec. 25th, 1926 on front free endpaper. 308 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, small corner chip, one 1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021339

Price: 65.00 USD
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Untamed, Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
173 Untamed
Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
Baltimore Signature Press, Inc. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean sage green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names or writing inside. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has light fading to spine. 3/4" closed tear at top corner of spine, same on rear bottom edge. Small chip on front bottom edge (1" x 1/4"). Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005634

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Sally Salt, Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson
174 Sally Salt
Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson
New York Syndicate Publishing 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket David Robinson, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dustjacket illustrated by David Robinson. Clean green tweed cloth boards with brown decorations, black lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks; a little browning to gutter of rear inside hinge. Illustrations by David Robinson. 349 pages. Illustrated jacket has some edge wear and chipping, light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021400

Price: 12.00 USD
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Beau Geste, Wren, P. C.
175 Beau Geste
Wren, P. C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Nice clean Grosset & Dunlap edition in lovely illustrated dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Circular embossed blind-stamped initials of previous owner in lower right corner of front free endpaper. 418 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket shows horsemen in Arab garb galloping across the desert with swords and flag raised. No chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027510

Price: 30.00 USD
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Beau Sabreur, Wren, P.C.
176 Beau Sabreur
Wren, P.C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in color illustrated original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; small date, 1/17/28, on rear fixed endpaper. 370 pgs. Illustrated with scenes from the Paramount motion picture. Clean color illustrated dustjacket with wrap-around scene has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/4"), slight wear to front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018962

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