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The Hill Beyond, Fisher, Daisy
181 The Hill Beyond
Fisher, Daisy
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Bright orange cloth boards with black "lead-in" box on cover, black title box and illustration on spine. Very clean, except for two very small faint water spots on back board at corners. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 304 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has small circular chip on lower rear board (size of lima bean) in margin, a few very short closed edge tears. 8 vo.. Fiction. 010513

Price: 50.00 USD
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With Bold Knife and Fork, Fisher, M.F.K.
182 With Bold Knife and Fork
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York G. P. Putnam 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean rust boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, unfaded black cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 318 pp. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap), some spots of staining to spine (front and rear panel clean). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. M.F.K. Fisher discusses the great cooking delights of her life, and shares over 140 recipes. 019303

Price: 100.00 USD
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Fleming, Ian
183 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Fleming, Ian
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Very Good ++ Very Good+ Jacket John Birmingham, Illustrator 
Second printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. A few text page corners are "dog-eared" from being folded over. Illustrations by John Birmingham. 114 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has two very short closed edge tears, no chips, very slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a fun family and their magical car by the author of the infamous James Bond spy thrillers. Made into an Oscar-nominated movie in 1968 starring Dick Van Dyke. 027722

Price: 40.00 USD
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You Only Live Twice, Fleming, Ian
184 You Only Live Twice
Fleming, Ian
New York New American Library 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean unclipped original jacket. First American Edition. Clean yellow cloth boards with black printed author signature on front board, red title lettering and decorative red horizontal lines on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 240 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, a couple of very tiny closed tears at upper and lower spine edges; not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap). Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021952

Price: 125.00 USD
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Fudge Cupcake Murder, Fluke, Joanne
185 Fudge Cupcake Murder
Fluke, Joanne
New York Kensington Books 2004 0758201524 / 9780758201522 First B-Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing (stated) with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean mustard yellow boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner address label on front fixed endpaper. 307 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Hannah Swenson murder mystery series. 025915

Price: 15.00 USD
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Plum Pudding Murder, Fluke, Joanne
186 Plum Pudding Murder
Fluke, Joanne
New York Kensington Books 2009 0758210248 / 9780758210241 First B-Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 306 pages including recipes. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the deliciously devilish Hannah Swensen mystery series, this murder mystery is set against the backdrop of the yuletide season, and has the added enticement of some nice Christmas recipes. 027728

Price: 12.00 USD
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Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories, Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
187 Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories
Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
New York Pocket Books 1991 0-671-68317-9 / 9780671683177 First Hardbound Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. 338 pgs. Clean blue boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight, pages bright and clean, no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has not been price clipped. True stories of America's flying fighter pilots. 003439

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Best American Recipes 2001-2002, Fran McCullough
188 The Best American Recipes 2001-2002
Fran McCullough
Houghton Mifflin 2001 0618128107 / 9780618128105 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gorgeous book with delicious recipes. Burgundy paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 347 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026022

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cold Mountain, Frazier, Charles
189 Cold Mountain
Frazier, Charles
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1997 0-87113-679-1 / 9780871136794 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Truly fine first edition, first printing of Charles Frazier's very successful first novel. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with John Berendt's commentary on a circular gold seal on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007319

Price: 200.00 USD
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190 Joseph and His Brethren
Freeman, J. W.
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Light wear at top & bottom of spine. 372 pgs. 003631

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
191 The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House
Frey, Hildegard G.
New York A. L. Burt 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean pale greenish beige cloth boards decorated with illustration of girls swimming at a campsite, girl holding paddle on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration. 235 pages. 022973

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Dick, Friedman, Bruce Jay
192 The Dick
Friedman, Bruce Jay
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beige cloth boards are unworn, very light soiling. Dark brown lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pages. Dust jacket has soiling, some edge chipping and short closed edge tears; author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024683

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, Gabler, James M.
193 Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language
Gabler, James M.
Baltimore, Maryland Bacchus Press Ltd 1985 0961352507 / 9780961352509 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, pages are clean, dust-speckling to text block edges. Clean decorated endpapers - no names or bookplates. Foreword by Maynard A. Amerine. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indispensable source of information on whgat has been published on the subject of grapes, wines and related subjects in English. 027885

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Forsyte Saga; A Modern Comedy; Caravan - The Assembled Tales; Three Novels of Society; Three Novels of Love; Plays., Galsworthy, John
194 The Forsyte Saga; A Modern Comedy; Caravan - The Assembled Tales; Three Novels of Society; Three Novels of Love; Plays.
Galsworthy, John
New York Charles Scribner 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Gorgeous full leather set of six volumes (SIGNED by author) in matching original leather-covered library case. Limited Edition - This is Number 256 of 500 copies. Each volume is in its original leather dust jacket which has a gold silk lining. Each book is bound in green leather with gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear to books or jackets, except some faint fading to dust jacket edges. Each book has a unique frontispiece illustration, one of which is a photo of Galsworthy with his two dogs. Volumes include: 1) The Forsyte Saga; 2) A Modern Comedy; 3) Caravan - The Assembled Tales; 4) Three Novels of Society; 5) Three Novels of Love; 6) Plays. All bindings are tight and square, pages are clean. No previous owner markings. "When the First Edition was printed on January sixteenth, 1929, the First Five Hundred Copies were reserved for Mr. Galsworthy's signature, of which this is Number 256 of the Compact Edition." A truly scarce and beautiful set that will enhance any collection. 026321

Price: 400.00 USD
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Manifest Destiny: A True Romantic Saga of Young Theodore Roosevelt, Garfield, Brian
195 Manifest Destiny: A True Romantic Saga of Young Theodore Roosevelt
Garfield, Brian
New York Penzler Books 1989 0-89296-382-4 / 9780892963829 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise boards with turquoise cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. 408 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A biographical novel set in the American West of the 1880's, the true story of the coming of age of Theodore Roosevelt. 008335

Price: 15.00 USD
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All of an Instant, Garfinkle, Richard
196 All of an Instant
Garfinkle, Richard
New York, New York, U.S.A. Tor Books 1999 0-312-86617-8 / 9780312866174 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean light gray boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's second novel, this one a ground-breaking science fiction novel that chronicles the discovery of a medium of existence outside time. 6" x 8-1/2". Science Fiction. 016996

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch, Garis, Howard R.
197 The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Julia Greene, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with clean, bright, unchipped color paste on on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1923 on front free endpaper. List of Curlytop series titles in book ends with this title. Illustrations by Julia Greene. 248 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising for children's series books. Jacket has very light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022776

Price: 22.00 USD
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Five Animals - Their Books, Gauss, Marianne
198 Five Animals - Their Books
Gauss, Marianne
New York Harper & Brothers 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket C. W. Gauss, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean decorated American trade binding - signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with black and yellow animal and landscape illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. No fraying or staining. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Nine illustrations by C. W. Gauss, including color frontis illustration. 253 pages. 022280

Price: 20.00 USD
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Darke, Gekoski, Rick
199 Darke
Gekoski, Rick
United Kingdom Canongate Books 2017 1786892286 / 9781786892287 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rich in ideas and feeling, Rick Gekoski's debut novel is provocative and timely. With scalding prose, ruthless intelligence and an unforgettably vivid protagonist, it faces some of the greatest, most uncomfortable questions about how we choose to live, and how to die. 026759

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel, George, Nina
200 The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel
George, Nina
New York Crown Publishers 2015 0553418777 / 9780553418774 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality. Very clean ivory boards with red spine, gold lettering on spine. Two tiny bumps at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 392 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful tale of a floating bookstore on a barge on the river Seine, and the characters who frequented it. 028126

Price: 14.00 USD
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