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Riley Farm Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
181 Riley Farm Rhymes
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1921 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Will Vawter, Illustrator 
Nice clean decorated binding in scarce illustrated dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative border on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Printed on high quality paper. Nicely illustrated by Will Vawter. 192 pages. Small newspaper clipping laid in regarding birthday celebration for James Whitcomb Riley in Indiana. Dust jacket (color illustrated by Will Vawter) with publisher's price intact is separated at front flap and front spine fold, some edge chipping and closed edge tears - all pieces present and now preserved in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028019

Price: 22.00 USD
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Riley Farm-Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
182 Riley Farm-Rhymes
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Will Vawter, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with stamped red, gold and black illustration, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are very clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 187 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 018839

Price: 25.00 USD
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Riley Love-Lyrics, Riley, James Whitcomb
183 Riley Love-Lyrics
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis, Indiana Bowen-Merrill 1899 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William B. Dyer, Illustrator 
Olive green cloth boards with beautifully decorated cover. Profile of woman with flowing hair in front of gilt heart with floral border, gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering and elaborate torch and lettering on spine. Slight fading to cover and very small spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking at hinges, pages and edges clean and bright. Small P/O name and Christmas inscription on front free endpaper, neatly penned and dated 1900. Illustrated throughout with " life pictures" by William B. Dyer. 191 pages. 026586

Price: 12.00 USD
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Amaranth, Robinson, Edwin Arlington
184 Amaranth
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
New York MacMillan 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 105 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (some corner clipping, but price is intact). Slight browning to spine and edges of dustjacket, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 012939

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Glory of the Nightingales, Robinson, Edwin Arlington
185 The Glory of the Nightingales
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
New York Macmillan 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green silk cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight hint of foxing. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 83 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has a few very short closed edge tears, very slight age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025227

Price: 25.00 USD
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King Jasper: A Poem, Robinson, Edwin Arlington (with an introduction By Robert Frost)
186 King Jasper: A Poem
Robinson, Edwin Arlington (with an introduction By Robert Frost)
New York MacMillan 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 110 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, hint of wear at spine edges, hint of browning to spine and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012931

Price: 10.00 USD
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187 In & Out
Robinson, Tom
New York The Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with wreath decoration on cover. Some fading to spine and edges, very light wewar. Illustrated endpapers. No names or bookplates, but small pen scribble on front free endpaper and fly leaf, previous owner inscription and date 1943 written on fly leaf. All pages and illustrations are clean and bright, no further marks. 140 pgs. 8vo. Children's. 007109

Price: 15.00 USD
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Here in My Garden Blooming, Sabine, Ernest L.
188 Here in My Garden Blooming
Sabine, Ernest L.
Muncie, Indiana Ernest Sabine / Delaware Engraving Company 1949 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Signed
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; some browning to fixed endpapers from manufacturer's glue. SIGNED by Carol V. Sabine on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white full page drawings by M. Ruth Sabine. Nice black & white photograph of author and young woman lightly tipped in on back of front free endpaper. 84 pgs. 018482

Price: 15.00 USD
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Climbing Into the Roots, Saner, Reg
189 Climbing Into the Roots
Saner, Reg
Harper & Row 1976 0-06-013762-2 / 9780060137625 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light gray boards with darker gray cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Walt Whitman Award Winner, 1975. 011659

Price: 12.00 USD
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THE RHYMES AND RUNES OF THE TOAD, Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg
190 THE RHYMES AND RUNES OF THE TOAD
Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg
New York Macmillan 1975 0026070405 / 9780026070409 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sebastian Fleuret, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 71 pp. with beautiful black and white illustrations by Sebastian Fleuret. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, 1/2" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems and stories about mysterious, magical toads. 020675

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Heart of Narcissus - And Other Poems, Schultz, Birdie Dilger
191 The Heart of Narcissus - And Other Poems
Schultz, Birdie Dilger
New York Exposition Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Blue-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 in pen by author on front free endpaper: Birdie Dilger Schultz." 63 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, slight age-toning to edges, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023578

Price: 20.00 USD
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I'm Not That Kind of Girl, Schutz, Susan Polis
192 I'm Not That Kind of Girl
Schutz, Susan Polis
Boulder, CO Blue Mountain Arts 1976 088396-017-6 / 9780883960172 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Brown cloth boards are clean with a hint of fading to edges. Gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 159 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket has been price clipped, has small v shaped chip at bottom rear edge (size of pea), two closed edge tears to rear bottom edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 005109

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition, Scott, Sir Walter
193 The Lady of the Lake - A Poem in Six Cantos With Notes and An Appendix from the latest Edinburgh Edition
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co 1888 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Full padded leather with embossed decoration on cover front, back and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Chipping to leather at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All pages have red single rule line border. Black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional full page illustrations. 332 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026171

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Lady of the Lake, A Poem., Scott, Sir Walter
194 The Lady of the Lake, A Poem.
Scott, Sir Walter
New York Leavitt & Allen Bros. n.d. Hardcover Very Good John Gilbert, Illustrator 
Beautiful old decorated American trade binding - no date - circa 1900. Brown cloth boards decorated with stamped gold, black, orange and green decoration, elaborate gold title box on spine. Some surface fraying at both top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, gilt page edges all around. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard by John Gilbert. 344 pages. 025050

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Marches, Scully, James
195 The Marches
Scully, James
New York - Chicago - San Francisco Holt Rinehart Winston 1967 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 63 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at corner base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014283

Price: 15.00 USD
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196 Christmas Chimes in Rhyme
Seager, Ralph W.
Valley Forge The Judson Press 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition. Clean paper covered boards with green lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 32 pgs. Illustrated. 009039

Price: 10.00 USD
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Cup, Flagon, and Fountain, Seager, Ralph W.
197 Cup, Flagon, and Fountain
Seager, Ralph W.
Coral Gables, Florida Wake-Brook House 1965 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Limited to 500 copies (this book numbered 387) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Pretty black and white patterned cloth covered boards with unchipped paper label on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (very slight tanning), with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 109 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025296

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hiding in Plain Sight, Seager, Ralph W.
198 Hiding in Plain Sight
Seager, Ralph W.
Penn Yan, NY Tillman Press 1982 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean illustrated staple bound cover. Nice newspaper photo and article about the author laid in. No creasing or wear, one small and very faint stray pen mark. All pages are clean and bright. Signed simply "Ralph W. Seager" on first blank page. 64 pages. 027059

Price: 15.00 USD
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Carols of An Old Codger, Service, Robert
199 Carols of An Old Codger
Service, Robert
New York Dodd Mead 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), a few very tiny edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024147

Price: 150.00 USD
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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man, Service, Robert
200 Rhymes of a Red Cross Man
Service, Robert
New York Barse & Hopkins 1916 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front free and fixed endpaper. 192 pgs. No additional printings listed. 014823

Price: 10.00 USD
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