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In Old School Days, Carleton, Will
181 In Old School Days
Carleton, Will
New York Moffat, Yard and Company 1907 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket James Montgomery Flagg, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with clean oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), light green lettering and decoration on cover. Light green lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Slight surface wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. All pages are decorated. Beautiful color illustrations with tissue guards by James Montgomery Flagg. 022773

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Songs of Two Centuries, Carleton, Will
182 Songs of Two Centuries
Carleton, Will
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with gold, black, green and white angel on cover holding title banner; stamped gold lettering on banner. Gold lettering on spine. Bevelled board edges. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages have some foxing. Previous owner name and date (1903) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional black and white illustrations. 157 pages. 023986

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The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
183 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition (so stated), SIGNED by author, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with mustard yellow endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carl Carmer". Stated "FIRST EDITION" on copyright page. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 in upper corner of front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023605

Price: 40.00 USD
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Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes, Carpenter, Frederic I.
184 Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes
Carpenter, Frederic I.
American Book Company 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth, clean straight book with no bumping or wear, but does have some underlining and marginal notes. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Frontis portrait of Emerson. Representative selections with introduction, bibliography and notes. Written by Frederic I. Carpenter, Instructor in English at Harvard University. 452 pgs. 001152

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The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
185 The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
1914 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green-gray boards with Native American illustration in oval on cover, paper label on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners at base of spine. A few scattering of a few small spots to front board, small previous owner name neatly penned to corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Frontis portrait (black and white) of Samuel De Champlain. 128 pp. with color fold-out label at rear of book in excellent condition. Paper spine label has chipping and rubbing. 020774

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Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Carriere, Jean-Claude
186 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
Carriere, Jean-Claude
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1959 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Pierre Etaixx, Illustrator 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with line drawing illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with line drawings by Pierre Etaixx. 199 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, one short closed edge tear with small associated crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027554

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L
187 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375413634 / 9780375413636 First Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very slight surface wear to board edges, no bumping. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Briefly inscribed and signed, dated by author on title page. 657 pp. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sign first edition of author's fiction debut which won high acclaim from the critics. The book is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seaboard and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. 019521

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
188 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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189 Winston Churchill: An Intimate Portrait
Carter, Violet Bonham
Harcourt Brace World 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blind stamped coat of arms on cover, gold lettering on spine. Blue endpapers. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Copyright page states First American Edition, front dustjacket flap designates as Book of the Month Club selection. 8vo. Biography. 004074

Price: 10.00 USD
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190 An American Visitor
Cary, Joyce
New York Harper & Brothers Later Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boars with black cloth spine, off-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 247 pgs. No date on copyright page. First published in 1933, this is a later reprint. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with very slight soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011045

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The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide, Casey, Robert J.
191 The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide
Casey, Robert J.
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1949 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket, complete with "The Guide" in rear pocket. Unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, except for tiny bump to front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 383 pages with index. "The Guide" in rear pocket is in perfect condition, gives information on mileages, roads, scenic wonders, monuments, etc. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historically the author traces the chronicle of the Black Hills from their opening to whites and the rush for gold in 1874--the rise and fall of boom towns, the change to cow towns, to agricultural towns, and the gradual metamorphosis into towns of the more modern era. Casey tells the story of the characters who made Black Hills History, from Custer and Wild Bill and Calamity Jane to Calvin Coolidge and Gutzon Borglum. 026657

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When Knighthood Was in Flower, Caskoden, Edwin
192 When Knighthood Was in Flower
Caskoden, Edwin
Indianapolis Bowen Merrill 1898 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Published in August, 1898 (later printing). Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with gold, white and black castle decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine, gold and white floral decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; previous owner name and date in pencil on back of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, plus fifteen additional black and white plates. 249 pages plus 13 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022268

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Frank at Don Carlos Ranch, Castlemon, Harry
193 Frank at Don Carlos Ranch
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago M A Donahue N.D. Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - clean blue and turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover (rifleman wearing buckskin clothing), decorated spine (two rifles, pistols and ammo belt). Gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. + 13 pages at rear of book, "By His Own Worth" by Frances Henshaw Baden; 1 page of publisher's advertising. 002864

Price: 10.00 USD
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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
194 Frank on the Lower Mississippi
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago Donohue N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, no publication date, circa 1910. Clean green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration of man on deck of ship with cannon, tall ship in full sail on spine. Crisp white lettering on cover and spine, unchipped decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few spots on text block fore-edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 256 pages. In clear protective removable mylar cover. 022374

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ten Ton Cutter, Castlemon, Harry
195 The Ten Ton Cutter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1897 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in excellent condition. Scarce title. Brown cloth boards with black and orange forest scene on cover, decorated spine (man nailing message to a tree). Black lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. All pages clean and bright. Faintest hint of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, with just a hint of lean. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1899 on blank preliminary page. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; three additional black and white plates. 425 pages. 021725

Price: 95.00 USD
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Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter, Castlemon, Harry
196 Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with yellow and green decorated cover and spine, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Light surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautiful full color decorated endpapers; very clean except for previous owner name and date (1906) on front fixed endpaper. 391 pp. 020558

Price: 35.00 USD
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Winged Arrow's Medicine, Castlemon, Harry
197 Winged Arrow's Medicine
Castlemon, Harry
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. H. Fry, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Clean green cloth boards with white, brown and black feather and arrow decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. 025339

Price: 25.00 USD
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Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez, Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
198 Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez
Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
Thomas Nelson 1995 1558533400 / 9781558533400 Second Printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn paperback book measuring approx. 7-1/2" x 10". No chipping, creasing or curling, as new condition. All pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with maps, black and white photographs, descriptions of all types of places along the way including trails, lodging, museums, restaurants, historical sites and more. 315 pages with index. 027025

Price: 15.00 USD
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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
199 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
200 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.K. edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket (slightest hint of light foxing) is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union from the Northern point of view. 019146

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