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With Columbus in America, Falkenhorst, C.  (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
181 With Columbus in America
Falkenhorst, C. (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
New York Hurst & Company 1892 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - beige cloth boards with green white and black decoration on cover and spine (skating hockey player against winter background - this has nothing to do with the story of course, but was decorated to appeal to boys). Some dampstaining to fore edge of rear board cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1905) on front free endpaper. 2" closed tear to title page. Numerous page decorations. 302 pages. A historical novel of Christopher Columbus adapted for young readers. 023022

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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
182 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Broad Highway, Farnol, Jeffery
183 The Broad Highway
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Reprint edition published December, 1913 in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - blue cloth boards with green and gold ribbon and locket decoration on cover, black and green lettering; black lettering and small locket on spine. Very slight fading to edges. Tiny spots of surface wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Four color illustrations by C. E. Brock. 518 pages. Dust jacket has chipping at base of spine, top of spine, also some closed edge tears and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024012

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Money Moon, Farnol, Jeffery
184 The Money Moon
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with ivory lettering and moon on cover, unchipped ivory lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying or cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name and address beautifully penned on front free endpaper). Four black and white illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. 330 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022130

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The Way Beyond, Farnol, Jeffery
185 The Way Beyond
Farnol, Jeffery
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. E. Brock, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Beautiful shimmery blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rose red top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece illustration by C. E. Brock; five additional full page color illustrations. 384 pages. 024843

Price: 18.00 USD
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Twin Beds, Field, Edward Salisbury
186 Twin Beds
Field, Edward Salisbury
New York W. J. Watt 1913 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Printing, published July 1913. Decorated American Trade Binding. Blue cloth boards with lighter blue lettering on cover and spine, gold and light blue twin bed decoration on cover. No fraying. Slight rubbing to lettering on spine but still legible. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 176 pages. 025064

Price: 22.00 USD
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Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade, Fielden, Christopher.
187 Is This the Wine You Ordered, Sir: The Dark Side of the Wine Trade
Fielden, Christopher.
Christopher Helm 1989 0747010137 / 9780747010135 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Trade paperback, first edition. No chipping, creasing or curling. Covers are clean, with slight foxing to inside of covers. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. 182 pages with index. Best documented book yet written about some of the more dubious aspects of wine production through the centuries. The author draws on his thirty years' experience in the trade to give an insider's view of how and why wine frauds and scandals occur. 027895

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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
188 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
189 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
190 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground, Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
191 The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground
Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1939 Hardcover fine No Dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding illustrated with lovely silhouette drawings by Jessie Gillespie. Clean unworn red cloth boards with elaborate gold title box on cover and black silhouette of two boys reaching for a ball in the air. Gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. In addition to the silhouettes, there are drawings and diagrams explaining rules of play for many games, along with musical scores and lyrics for songs. 337 pages with index. Games include Blind Man's Bluff, Nose and Toe Tag, Leap Frog, Soap Bubble Polo, Skipping Rope and many more. Really nice book of active games for children! 027392

Price: 40.00 USD
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His Version of It, Ford, Paul Leicester
192 His Version of It
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Henry Hutt, Theodore B. Hapgood illustrators 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - TBH - Theodore B. Hapgood). Blue green cloth boards with white and green, gold decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny spots to cloth. Hint of surface wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers. With illustrations by Henry Hutt and Decorations by Theodore B. Hapgood. All pages decorated. Color frontis illustration, 109 pages. 022312

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
193 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
First Edition, published October, 1902. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean lavender-blue ribbed cloth boards with white and blue decoration and white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Six full color illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy with clean printed tissue guards. Every page has beautiful color decorated margins. A collectible quality first edition. 023127

Price: 95.00 USD
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Wanted - A Chaperon, Ford, Paul Leicester
194 Wanted - A Chaperon
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Lovely First Edition, Published October, 1902. Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean blue ribbed cloth boards with green and white floral illustration on cover and spine, white lettering on cover and spine. No wear to lettering or decoration. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy with page decorations throughout by Margaret Armstrong. 111 pages. 023013

Price: 80.00 USD
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Wanted - A Matchmaker, Ford, Paul Leicester
195 Wanted - A Matchmaker
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1901 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean green cloth boards with darker and lighter green, red, and white mistletoe and holly decoration on cover and spine, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Brief Christmas inscription from 1901 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy, including frontis illustration with printed tissue guard. Page decorations throughout by Margaret Armstrong. Early printing - 1901 on title page, copyright 1900 by Dodd Mead & Company on copyright page. 023014

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wanted - A Matchmaker, Ford, Paul Leicester
196 Wanted - A Matchmaker
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1903 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy; Margaret Armstrong 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram M.A. - Margaret Armstrong). Clean green cloth boards with decoration in lighter and darker green, white, and red with gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pin-head size nick to cloth at top rear board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Two neatly penned previous owner names on front free endpaper. Lovely frontis illustration by Howard Chandler Christy with printed tissue guard; four additional full page illustrations by Christy with printed tissue guards (all illustrations present). All pages beautifully decorated by Margaret Armstrong. 022568

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Stumbling Block, Forman, Justus Miles
197 A Stumbling Block
Forman, Justus Miles
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver and black decoration, silver line border on cover and spine. Small spots of wear at corners, cloth boards are clean and still have a nice sheen. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and notation on where purchased on front fixed endpaper, very small evidence of bookplate (paper fragment) on front free endpaper. 310 pages. 022065

Price: 25.00 USD
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Buchanan's Wife, Forman, Justus Miles
198 Buchanan's Wife
Forman, Justus Miles
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Will Grefe, Illustrator 
Decorated cloth binding - First Edition, with 1906 on title page and "Published August, 1906" on copyright page. Orange cloth boards with illustration of sulking man and woman on cover, white lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to boards. Two tiny spots of wear at base of spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 291 pp. Illustrated by Will Grefe. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; seven additional black & white plates. 019377

Price: 10.00 USD
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Old Lady Number 31, Forsslund, Louise
199 Old Lady Number 31
Forsslund, Louise
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Clean green-gray cloth boards with white, red and black illustration on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying, very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 275 pages. 026377

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Honor of the Braxtons, Fosdick, J. William
200 The Honor of the Braxtons
Fosdick, J. William
New York J. F. Taylor & Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with yellow lettering, yellow and red coat-of-arms decoration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. Small spots of wear on spine corners, spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Nice frontispiece illustration with tissue guard; many additional black and white illustrations. 305 pages. 026593

Price: 12.00 USD
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