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181 The Red Scream
Walker, Mary Willis
New York - London Doubleday 1994 0-385-46858-X / 9780385468589 First Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean and bright red and white illustrated softcover review copy, with letter enclosed from senior editor at Doubleday dated May 1994. Tight copy, no creasing or curling, no marks. Back panel states: " Tentative publication: August 1994. This is an uncorrected proof. Please note that any quotes for reviews must be checked against the finished book." 8vo. Suspense. 006287

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182 Hopalong-Freud Rides Again: Another Literary Ambush
Wallach, Ira
New York Henry Schuman 1952 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boars with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 144 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny nicks to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nice clean solid copy with bright dustjacket. By the author of "Hopalong Freud" and "How to Be Deliriously Happy." 8vo. Literature. 010561

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Sons of the Ocean Deeps, Walton, Bryce
183 Sons of the Ocean Deeps
Walton, Bryce
John C. Winston Company 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Alex Schomburg, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully illustrated endpapers (by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket by Paul Orban is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Ten science fiction novels listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clean, exquisite copy of this first edition from the famous Winston Science Fiction novel series. 025804

Price: 200.00 USD
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The New Centurions, Wambaugh, Joseph
184 The New Centurions
Wambaugh, Joseph
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 Book of the Month Club (BOMC) Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Book of the Month Club Edition. To identify: A small square impression on the lower rear of the cover near the spine indicates a BCE. Although the dustjacket has a price of $6.95 on the jacket and states First Edition, it is a book club copy ... Clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 376 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book was made into a film in 1972 starring George C. Scott and Stacey Keach. 8vo. Fiction. 013373

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185 Experiment in Autobiography
Wells, H. G.
New York MacMillan 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards (very light soiling to back board--few tiny faint spots) with black lettering on cover and spine, black line border decoration. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 718 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of H. G. Wells, additional photographic plates. Nice copy of this book. 006930

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A Child's Book of Bible Stories, Werner, Jane
186 A Child's Book of Bible Stories
Werner, Jane
New York Random House 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Masha, Illustrator 
Beautiful large illustrated book in original illustrated unclipped dust jacket. Book measures approx. 10" x 12". Illustrated paper-covered boards with light brown cloth spine. No fraying or wear to spine, small spot of wear to two corner tips, very slight damp-stain near base of cover. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations throughout in color and black and white by Masha. Copyright 1944, no additional printings listed. 54 pages. Dust jacket is very lightly soiled, unchipped, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really well-preserved copy of this beautifully illustrated book of Bible stories for children. 026421

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Hathoo of the Elephants, Wheeler, Post
187 Hathoo of the Elephants
Wheeler, Post
New York Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Inscribed to Thomas E. Dewey, Jr.. (son of the former governor of New York and two-time presidential candidate, Thomas E. Dewey, Sr.) and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Both book and dustjacket in fine condition. Very clean unfaded orange cloth boards with small elephant illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. "To Thomas E. Dewey, Jr. - Merry Christmas - Post Wheeler" on half-title page. 333 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Original introductory card from publisher enclosed describing and reviewing the book. A tale of Man's brotherhood with the beast of the earth -- the life of a boy in the wild jungles of India. A collectable first edition, signed association copy in exquisite condition. 8vo. Fiction. 015633

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The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Complete in One Volume), Wilde, Oscar
188 The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Complete in One Volume)
Wilde, Oscar
New York Modern Library 1941 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 84 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with purple title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with red top-stained upper text block page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 214 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), has some edge chipping at top rear panel edge, a few tiny holes. 274 Modern Library titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025848

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Mother and Four, Wilder, Isabel
189 Mother and Four
Wilder, Isabel
New York Coward McCann 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Third Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Cordially Yours, Isabel Wilder / New Haven - March 29, 1933." 308 pages. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice signed copy of this author's first novel, and author was Thornton Wilder's sister. The story of Laura Derwent, left a widow with four children, the oldest fifteen, the youngest eight, facing the problem of how to feed their bodies and form their spirits that they may eventually attain that fullness of life which every mother hopes for her children. A second man eventually comes into her life, and she is faced with still another problem--her own personal happiness or that of her children. 021364

Price: 200.00 USD
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190 Vice Versa
Woodford, Jack
New York Godwin 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine are quite clean, with some very slight fading. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or bookplates. 284 pgs. Solid, attractive copy. 8vo. Fiction. 008575

Price: 50.00 USD
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God and the Groceryman, Wright, Harold Bell
191 God and the Groceryman
Wright, Harold Bell
New York D. Appleton 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with (1) on last page of text), in clean original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no fraying. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 360 pages. Clean dust jacket with price intact (unclipped) is unchipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. I've not seen a nicer copy! Is God being crowded out of American life? After three years of study of the situation Harold Bell Wright gives his readers this constructive and vitally interesting novel. With all his human understanding he pictures the men and women of today and shows a world in which religion seems to be fading before our eyes. 026689

Price: 125.00 USD
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Icarus, Young, Louise
192 Icarus
Young, Louise
Toronto Thomas Allen Publishers 2002 0919028497 / 9780919028494 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and signed by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Signed by author on title page: "Dear P.K., Thank you for inspiring me. With Love & Awe. Louise Young - May 1, 2002." 223 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Unforgettable debut novel in which a youn g urban misfit named Icarus discovers a treasure map in a second-hand book store. He and his two brothers, along with five of their friends, set out into the wilds of the Rocky Mountains in search of the Lost Lemon Mine, where they hope to find a hoard of hidden gold. 024643

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