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161 Tom Jones: A Foundling
Fielding, Henry
New York Random House 1964 BOMC Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Slipcase Jacket Lawrence Beale Smith, Illustrator 
Very clean maroon boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are bright and clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated by Lawrence Beale Smith. In clean, sturdy maroon slipcase with clean bright paste-on illustration (no cracking or chipping to slipcase). 005230

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The Literary Shop and Other Tales, Ford, James L.
162 The Literary Shop and Other Tales
Ford, James L.
New York Geo. H. Richmond & Co. 1894 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards with paper label on spine. Small spot of fraying at base of spine, slightest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Paper spine label has tiny bit of edge chipping, light rubbing - clearly legible. Pages and edges are clean - old pencil inscription on front free endpaper. 298 pp. 020773

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The Falling Man, Forma, Warren
163 The Falling Man
Forma, Warren
New York Crowell 1973 0690000898 / 9780690000894 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in unclipped original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped author's name on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 101 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed novel, the story of Frank Cleary, an Irish policeman who is shot down in Harlem. As he falls, reflections of his life race before him like shards of a breaking mirror. Moving from Harlem to Ireland, back and forth, this story traces his relationship to Vera, a black girl living in Harlem, and Billy, whose gun it is that shoots him down. 019035

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164 Albergo Empedocle and Other Writings
Forster, E. M.
New York Liveright 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean green cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 273 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip (smaller than a match head) at top rear panel edge, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Short stories and essays by E. M. Forster written between 1900 and 1915 and first published in book form in this edition. Approx. 8" x 6". Literature. 016818

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Mother of Pearl, France, Anatole
165 Mother of Pearl
France, Anatole
New York John Lane, The Bodley Head / Dodd Mead 1922 Stated Third Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 291 pgs. Translated by Frederic Chapman. 017676

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Penguin Island, France, Anatole
166 Penguin Island
France, Anatole
New York Modern Library 1940 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 210 in clean original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Very clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on back side of front free endpaper in upper corner. No other marks. Introduction by Professor H. R. Steeves. 295 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight age-toning. 415 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025504

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The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, France, Anatole
167 The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
France, Anatole
New York Modern Library 1925 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library no. 022, Toledano binding no. 4. Very clean dark green faux leather boards with bright gold torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Bernhard style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 281 pp. Translation and introduction by Lafcadio Hearn. 019070

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The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, France, Anatole
168 The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
France, Anatole
New York Modern Library 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Modern Library no. 022 - Toledano binding no. 5. Brown balloon cloth boards with gold Modern Library torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine, lettering is bright and unchipped. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 281 pp. 019075

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169 The Gods are A-Thirst
France, Anatole
Heritage Press 1942 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ slipcase Jacket Jean Oberle, Illustrator 
Very clean red and beige decorated boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner bookplate on front and rear fixed endpapers. 205 pgs. Illustrated by Jean Oberle. Clean, sturdy original slipcase is uncracked. 012601

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The Queen Pedauque, France, Anatole
170 The Queen Pedauque
France, Anatole
New York Boni & Liveright (Modern Library) 1923 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library no. 110, First Modern Library Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page, Toledano binding no. 2. Brown faux leather boards with "BL/Modern Library" logo in gold on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners and front spine edge. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Brodsky endpapers (some browning to edges of rear fixed endpaper); no names, writing or bookplates. 253 pp. 019069

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The Red Lily, France, Anatole
171 The Red Lily
France, Anatole
New York Modern Library 1919 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Modern Library no. 007. Toledano binding no. 2. Clean black faux leather flexible boards with Modern Library/Boni & Liveright logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Part of "The" scuffed out on gold spine title lettering. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Brodsky endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. 019776

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Half a Hundred Thralls to Faust - A Study Based on The British and the American Translators of Goethe's Faust - 1823-1949, Frantz, Adolf Ingram
172 Half a Hundred Thralls to Faust - A Study Based on The British and the American Translators of Goethe's Faust - 1823-1949
Frantz, Adolf Ingram
Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with 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. 315 pages with index. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021810

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mr. Theodore Mundstock, Fuks, Ladislav
173 Mr. Theodore Mundstock
Fuks, Ladislav
New York The Orion Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, First Printing (stated First Printing on copyright page), with publisher's review slip laid in. Translated from the Czech by Iris Urwin. Clean unfaded charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story set in Prague, 1942: the Germans occupy the country and the Jews await the dreaded summons to concentration camps. Among them is Mr. Theodore Mundstock, an ordinary man trying to prepare for an extaordinary fate. He resolves to prepare. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 017129

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The Night of Time, Fulop-Miller, Rene
174 The Night of Time
Fulop-Miller, Rene
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unchipped jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; Tiny pin-head size hole to gutter near base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by Richard & Clara Winston. 338 pp. Dust jacket is price clipped on front corner of inside flap, no chips, a few tiny spots of wear at spine folds, small faint water stain at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020735

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The White Monkey, Galsworthy, John
175 The White Monkey
Galsworthy, John
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in wonderful art deco dust jacket. Very clean bright purple cloth boards with green title box, white and purple lettering, small white monkey on cover, crisp white lettering with small green decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Beautiful condition. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Shadow of a rubber band on half-title page and page opposite where a small rubber band made it's mark, otherwise all pages are clean and bright. 328 pages. Marvelous dust jacket by Ernest Walker has light dust soiling, no chips, very slight wear to spine ends. Author photo and biography on rear panel, along with summary of book. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novels of Distinction bookmark laid in. If you collect beautiful old dust jackets, or G&D Novels of Distinction, this one should be on your shelf. Galsworthy's interpretation of the unrest following World War I and its expression in the younger generation, is lifted by his art and understanding out of the class of strident novels of rebellious youth into true social history. 026508

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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
176 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

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44 Irish Short Stories, Garrity, Devin A.
177 44 Irish Short Stories
Garrity, Devin A.
Old Greenwich, Connecticut Devin-Adair 1988 0517095300 / 9780517095300 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (pages are yellowing). Small previous owner name and date on front fixed endpaper under the dust jacket flap. 500 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027668

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Fugitive, Gascar, Pierre
178 The Fugitive
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of prix goncourt award for literature in France, the unforgettable opening pages of this novel describe the flight of a hunted man. Having wounded or peerhaps killed a Nazi civilian, a young Frenchman escapes from prison camp into the chaos that was Germany in the last days of the war. 017920

Price: 40.00 USD
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Women and the Sun, Gascar, Pierre
179 Women and the Sun
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First English Language Edition (stated) in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 255 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, a collection of short stories explores the range of human emotions against settings as varied as the tropical swampland of a Caribbean island to a labor camp in Eastern Europe. 019209

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Circe, Gelli, Giovanni Battista (translated By Thomas Brown)
180 Circe
Gelli, Giovanni Battista (translated By Thomas Brown)
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1963 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Peter Kahn, Illustrator Signed
Very clean charcoal gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY EDITOR AND ILLUSTRATOR on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with small corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Originating with the episode in Homer's Odyssey and first published in 1549, Gelli's "Circe" is a group of seriocomic dialogues on the general theme of man's relation to the animal kingdom. 8vo. Literature. 015502

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