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181 Smoke Up the Valley: An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's
Barrett, Monte
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners, hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (small bookstore name & address ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper). Cracking to paper at rear hinge has been expertly repaired. 344 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016023

Price: 12.00 USD
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Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase), Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
182 Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase)
Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
New York Random House 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gray and black title boxes, silver lettering on spines. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight and crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label on inside edge of front free endpaper of each book. housed in very clean and sturdy gray slipcase. A clean, handsome set. 8vo. Philosophy. 005214

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
183 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
184 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
185 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M.
186 The Little Minister
Barrie, J.M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1897 Reprint Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped dark green floral decoration, black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering and small green border decoration on spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1902) on front free endpaper. A little cracking to paper at rear hinge (neatly reglued). Frontispiece portrait of James Matthew Barrie. 375 pages. 023783

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
187 The Little Minister
Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
New York American Publishers Corporation 1897 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
"New Edition", Revised by the Author, published 1897. Decorated American trade binding. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends, small spot of wear to one corner tip. Cloth is quite clean, binding is tight, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges, clean blank endpapers. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author with tissue guard. 375 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026931

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188 Anne Boleyn
Barrington, E.
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black boards with turquoise decoration and lettering on spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners, no fraying. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Stated First Edition. 396 pgs. 5-3/4" x 8". Biography. 014597

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Exquisite Perdita, Barrington, E.
189 The Exquisite Perdita
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead 1926 Limited Presentation Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Clean blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at base of spine, very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. PRESENTATION EDITION, LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY COPIES, SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. Color frontis portrait of Perdita Robinson with clean tissue guard. Printed on high quality paper. 377 pgs. 014093

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Thunderer, Barrington, E.
190 The Thunderer
Barrington, E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in clean original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with decorative title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 333 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, hint of very light rubbing, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Napoleon. Grosset & Dunlap's "Novels of Distinction" is a series of the best literature produced in quality bindings and paper. List of publisher's Novels of Distinction appears on inside flaps. 021457

Price: 20.00 USD
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191 The Thunderer: A Romance of Napoleon and Josephine
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket 
Very clean blue silk ribbed boards with gilt N and wreath on corner of front board, gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers (Napoleon's army on the march). Frontispiece is color portrait of Josephine with tissue guard. A lovely book. 8vo. First Edition. 005041

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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
192 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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193 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

Price: 10.00 USD
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Who's Who in the Zoo, Barrows, Marjorie
194 Who's Who in the Zoo
Barrows, Marjorie
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1932 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket Milo Winter, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green pebbled cloth boards with full color clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Discoloration to cloth boards both front and back, although front illustration remains absolutely clean and bright. No fraying or wear-through. Crisp stamped black cover lettering. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Gorgeous full page color illustrations by Milo Winter. Book measures approx. 10" x 13". 61 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped. has a few edge and corner chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024850

Price: 45.00 USD
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The King, Barthelme, Donald
195 The King
Barthelme, Donald
New York Harper & Row 1990 0060161957 / 9780060161958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Barry Moser, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, with full number line in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold crown on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 158 pp. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tender retelling of le Morte d'Arthur. 019523

Price: 20.00 USD
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Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart, Bartlett, Arthur C.
196 Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart
Bartlett, Arthur C.
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Harold C. Cue, Illustrator 
First Edition in original color illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Two tiny bookworm holes to top page edges extending less than 1/16" into top page margin. 292 pgs. Illustrated by Harold C. Cue. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4"), short closed edge tears, slight wear to fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017911

Price: 20.00 USD
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Paradise Auction, Bartley, Malbro
197 Paradise Auction
Bartley, Malbro
New York A. L. Burt 1918 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Vintage reprint edition of this scarce novel in stylish illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Ronald Anderson. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. No bumping, tiny bit of surface wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Ronald Anderson. 501 pp. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has a few very tiny chips at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020870

Price: 35.00 USD
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Shadow of the Bridge, Barton, Betsey
198 Shadow of the Bridge
Barton, Betsey
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1950 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "I" on copyright page. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Light soilling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge extending 1/2" into top panel edge, slight edge & corner wear. Very nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018369

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
199 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
200 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

Price: 25.00 USD
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