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The Exquisite Perdita, Barrington, E.
181 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

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The Thunderer, Barrington, E.
182 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

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183 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
184 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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185 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
186 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
187 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

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Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart, Bartlett, Arthur C.
188 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
189 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
190 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
191 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
192 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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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
193 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
194 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

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The Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
195 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

Price: 20.00 USD
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World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations, Bauer, Erwin A.
196 World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations
Bauer, Erwin A.
New York Crescent 1992 0517058863 / 9780517058862 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner inscription neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with full color photographs (200 illustrations). 167 pages with index. Size approx. 9" x 12". Wonderful information on forty "jewels" among the flyfishing waters in the world, described and illustrated in detail. 026920

Price: 15.00 USD
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And Life Goes On, Baum, Vicki
197 And Life Goes On
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean orange cloth boards with black title box, silver lettering on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear at base of spine, hint of slight fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 320 pgs. 015787

Price: 5.00 USD
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Theme for Ballet, Baum, Vicki
198 Theme for Ballet
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed tears, slight edge wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of America's most gifted novelists, Vicki Baum has blended here all the poetry, passion and drama of dancing into one haunting "Theme for Ballet." 8vo. Fiction. 013081

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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
199 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Net, Beach, Rex
200 The Net
Beach, Rex
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Walter Tittle, Illustrator 
A. L. Burt edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with white lettering, dark green line border on cover, white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Four illustrations by Walter Tittle. 333 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025537

Price: 20.00 USD
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