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Theme for Ballet, Baum, Vicki
181 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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The Mae West Murder Case, Baxt, George
182 The Mae West Murder Case
Baxt, George
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312098642 / 9780312098643 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. (Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page). Very clean dove gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (slight dust-speckling to top text block page edges). No names, writing or marks. 196 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, slight fading to spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An excellent mystery from Baxt's series which combines masterly sleuthing with show business gossip. This mystery is set in Hollywood in 1936, when Mae West has the place wrapped around her little finger. 028232

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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
183 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

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The Spoilers, Beach, Rex E.
184 The Spoilers
Beach, Rex E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Clarence F. Underwood, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue-gray cloth boards with orange, white and black decoration on cover, white lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of very faint soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Clean pages, edges and endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 314 pages. 021661

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The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs, Beale, James H.
185 The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs
Beale, James H.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded cloth boards in yellow-green and green, green lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, nice photo of author on rear panel, tiny bit of rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027173

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Beard on Food, Beard, James
186 Beard on Food
Beard, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1974 039448505X / 9780394485058 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Bill Greer, Illustrator 
First Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean bright yellow boards with green cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Bill Greer. 316 pages + index and note about the author and typesetting. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top right corner of spine edge, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A feast of gastronomic inspirations, cooking ideas, and irresistible new recipes from James Beard. 028086

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Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony, Beaty, John Y.
187 Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony
Beaty, John Y.
Chicago Thomas S. Rockwell Co. 1931 First Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket Don Nelson, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with red 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 no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Don Nelson. 64 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, separated along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shetland pony (Sunshine Rose) came to Mosely Hill Farm when Roberta was very sick, and played an important part in her recovery. There is an exciting adventure with a wolf, and another when both pony and rider were engulfed in a snowbank. There is another that combines the interest of a treasure hunt with the mystery of a hidden cave. 026444

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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland, Beau Riffenburgh
188 Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh
New York Viking 2013 0670025461 / 9780670025466 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality, as new condition. Clean dove gray boards with charcoal spine, red stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author presents the first biography of Mcparland and the agency's cloak-and-dagger methods. Both action-packed and meticulously researched, this book brings readers along on McParland's most challenging cases. 026782

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Military Elites, Beaumont, Roger A.
189 Military Elites
Beaumont, Roger A.
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1974 0-672-51977-1 / 9780672519772 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, with stated "First Printing" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded olive green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Special Fighting Units in the Modern World, including Merrill's Marauders, Darby's Rangers, the French Foreign Legion, the Green Berets, The Commandos, and more. 017672

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190 The Far Whistle - and Other Stories
Beck, Warren
Yellow Springs, OH Antioch Press 1951 First Hardcover Fine very good Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dustjacket, signed by author. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on title page; also inscribed by him on front free endpaper: "With warm regards to Barbara and Hugh from Warren, in pleasant recollection of our acceptance at Bread Loaf. " 224 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few faint water droplet markings to spine only, some fading to lettering on spine (still legible), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of short stories by "one of our finest artists in the short story genre." Warren Beck is the author of "Final Score" (received the Friends of American Writing Award), Into Thin Air (of which TIME said, "a minor novel with the grace and dignity appropriate to a major one"), and other works. 017940

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The Kingfisher's Gift, Beckhorn, Susan
191 The Kingfisher's Gift
Beckhorn, Susan
New York Philomel 2002 0399237127 / 9780399237126 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026012

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Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa, Bee, David
192 Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa
Bee, David
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Joan Markham, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with small blind-stamped design on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small water mark at base of spine, very faint. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with bright yellow endpapers - small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Joan Markham. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of Tanganyika -- formerly German East Africa -- skillfully weaves together past and prsent, love and murder, in a powerful drama of adventure, history and suspense. 027170

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Just Around the Corner, Beebe, Catherine
193 Just Around the Corner
Beebe, Catherine
New York Oxford University Press 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robb Beebe, Illustrator 
First Edition, Second Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with green title box on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 79 pp. Illustrated by Robb Beebe. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two children and their mother and father set out to see if they can find signs of spring. 020988

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194 The Painted Cave
Behn, Harry
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First Edition. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 63 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear (1/3") at bottom panel edge, faint sticker shadow on lower front corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Moving tale of an Indian boy's courageous search among the animals and gods of his native Southwest for a true name. 9" x 6". Children's. 017216

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Lindbergh: The Crime, Behn, Noel
195 Lindbergh: The Crime
Behn, Noel
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1994 0871135442 / 9780871135445 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean beige boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 464 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024789

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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
196 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
197 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Love Affairs of An Old Maid, Bell, Lilian
198 The Love Affairs of An Old Maid
Bell, Lilian
New York Harper & Brothers 1893 First Hardcover Good 
First edition decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with elegant gold lettering and silver decoration on cover and spine. Light wear to spine edges, corners. TIny bit of fraying at top rear corner edge. Very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Previous owner name beautifully penned on front free endpaper. 1893 on title page and copyright page. 188 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 028153

Price: 15.00 USD
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199 Slaves of Destiny
Bell, Pearl Doles
New York W. J. Watt & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 304 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007497

Price: 10.00 USD
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All Brides are Beautiful, Bell, Thomas
200 All Brides are Beautiful
Bell, Thomas
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Fine No dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1936" on copyright page. Very clean golden beige cloth boards with black decorative title box and unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. This very scarce book published in 1936 is as new. 018326

Price: 150.00 USD
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