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21 Laughter Incorporated
Cerf, Bennett
Garden City Garden City Books 1955 Eighth Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded charcoal gray boards with red illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. with illustrations by Paul Galdone. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to top inside corner of front dustjacket flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 016021

Price: 10.00 USD
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Kimono: Vanishing Tradition Japanese Textiles of the 20th Century, Cheryl Imperatore; Paul Maclardy
22 Kimono: Vanishing Tradition Japanese Textiles of the 20th Century
Cheryl Imperatore; Paul Maclardy
Atglen, Pennsylvania Schiffer Publishing 2001 0764312286 / 9780764312281 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean unworn glossy illustrated boards. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, all pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by the author on the title page: "Cheryl Imperatore". Beautifully illustrated in full color throughout. 255 pages with glossary. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027707

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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
23 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
24 The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena
Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with remainder mark at bottom page edges near spine. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020042

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Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare - An Ecologist's Perspective, Colinvaux, Paul
25 Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare - An Ecologist's Perspective
Colinvaux, Paul
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1978 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively, engaging survey of modern ecology's central ideas. 028242

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Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order, Conner, Paul W.
26 Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order
Conner, Paul W.
New York Oxford University Press 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with 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. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A systematic examination of the political and social thought of Benjamin Franklin and a brilliant exposition of the political ideas of his era. 024518

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To Heaven On Horseback - The Romantic Story of Narcissa Whitman, Cranston, Paul
27 To Heaven On Horseback - The Romantic Story of Narcissa Whitman
Cranston, Paul
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
CLean brown boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very small return address label at top corner of front free endpaper). 255 pages. A biographical novel on the life of Narcissa Whitman, wife of Marcus Whitman, Early American pioneer and missionary. 025255

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Picasso and His Women, Crespelle, Jean-Paul
28 Picasso and His Women
Crespelle, Jean-Paul
New York Coward McCann 1969 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original 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 blue endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Translated from the French by Robert Baldick. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 223 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has a couple of tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024897

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GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES, D Staudohar, Paul
29 GOLF'S BEST SHORT STORIES
D Staudohar, Paul
Chicago Chicago Review Press 1997 1556523211 / 9781556523212 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket, as new condition. Very clean light green boards with clean black cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 394 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-four wonderful short stories about golf by the likes of John Updike, Paul Gallico, P. G. Wodehouse, Stephen Leacock, and many more. 019023

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Out of the Red Bush, Daugherty, Kermit
30 Out of the Red Bush
Daugherty, Kermit
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gold and red-orange lettering on cover, gold lettering and small red-orange decoration on spine. Tiny bit of fading at uppermost edge of spine, with 1/8" closed tear at top edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and boldly signed by author on front free endpaper: "Friend Paul - Greetings and all good wishes. - Kermit Daugherty." Small date stamp at top corner of front free endpaper (July 29, 1954). 251 pages + one page "About the Author." Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge extending slightly into rear panel, very small chip at lower corner tip, tiny chip to lower spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Red Brush Country of southern Ohio at the turn of the 19th Century, when it was a pocket of resistance to the outside world, a throwback to the self-contained communities of pioneer days. 021590

Price: 85.00 USD
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Hunger Fighters, De Kruif, Paul
31 Hunger Fighters
De Kruif, Paul
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket Zadig, Illustrator 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and small illustration blind-stamped on front cover. Very lightest hint of surface wear to top/base of spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Very light hint foxing to endpapers. 377 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has some very light soiling, 2" x 1" V shaped chip to front bottom edge. 3/4" loss to bottom of spine, 1/2" loss to top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 9". Agriculture. 014573

Price: 20.00 USD
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Deadly Contact, Dean, Amber
32 Deadly Contact
Dean, Amber
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1963 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Small water marks to two edges of back board. No fraying or wear, front board very slightly bowed. Binding is tight, no cracking; page and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "Paul Dolan - with affection from Amber Dean - No author ever had as much cooperation as you have given me on this story--I'll never be this lucky again - Thank you." 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful murder mystery set in Rochester, New York. 8vo. Mystery. 016647

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Folies Bergere, Derval, Paul
33 The Folies Bergere
Derval, Paul
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1955 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing of the first English edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Translated by Lucienne Hill, with a Preface by Maurice Chavalier. Clean blue cloth boards with light blue dancing girl on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Browning to endpapers from jacket flaps - no writing or bookplates. 32 pages of photo illustrations. 147 pages. Clean bright illustrated jacket has a few small chips at spine corners, is not price clipped (12s. 6d. net on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most famous theaters in the world in Paris, France is revealed here by the man who was its director for many years. 027829

Price: 25.00 USD
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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports, Disston, Harry
34 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Bramhall House 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Jean Bowman, dustjacket design by Paul Brown. 216 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has small closed edge tears, small chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 011876

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The Higher Animals, Donohue, H.E.F.
35 The Higher Animals
Donohue, H.E.F.
New York Viking Press 1965 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, white decoration on spine. No bumping or wear, slight browning to board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 273 pages. Interesting dust jacket design by Paul Bacon - clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning, two small shallow chips (one at top of spine, one at top rear panel edge - both 1/4" depth or less). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, and one which won acclaim. Main character is a sometimes bookseller in a shop near the University of Chicago, and his twenty-fifth birthday is a crucial one. A fire raging through a Victorian relic of a house near the campus and an evening of drinking in a neighborhood bar with a group of strangers change his view of life. 027013

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War Horse, Downey, Fairfax
36 War Horse
Downey, Fairfax
New York Dodd Mead 1942 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Paul Brown, Illustrator 
First Edition. Brown cloth-covered boards are quite clean, dark brown horse head illustration on cover, dark brown lettering on spine. Small spot of wear through to lower front corner tip, upper rear spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Paul Brown. 236 pages. 028397

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Uncalled, Dunbar, Paul Laurence
37 The Uncalled
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
New York Dodd Mead 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE monogram at lower edge of front cover - George Wharton Edwards). Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Copyright date 1898 by Dodd, Mead and Company; title page - Dodd, Mead and Company 1899. Binding B, with author's name spelled correctly on front cover. 255 pages. 024143

Price: 125.00 USD
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No Drums - A Historical Novel, Eastman, Edward R.
38 No Drums - A Historical Novel
Eastman, Edward R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to his friend, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean maroon pebbled cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To my friend Paul with kindest regards of Ed." 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has several closed tears; nice photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In addition to being an interesting and moving tale of the human drama during the American Civil War, this book is historically accurate in its description of how the vast majority of the people in America lived during that era. 027813

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An Incident Of Travel - A Record of the People and Places Encountered on a Two Thousand Mile Motorcar Odyssey Through New York, New England and Canada, circa 1900, Eddy, Arthur Jerome (Edited by Paul Dennis Sporer)
39 An Incident Of Travel - A Record of the People and Places Encountered on a Two Thousand Mile Motorcar Odyssey Through New York, New England and Canada, circa 1900
Eddy, Arthur Jerome (Edited by Paul Dennis Sporer)
Anza Publishing 2005 1932490043 / 9781932490046 Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. Size approximately 6" x 9". No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 200 pages. A new unabridged edition of "Two Thousand Miles on an Automobile, Being A Desultory Narrative of A Trip Through New England, New York, and Canada, and the West," by "Chauffeur" originally published in 1902. 028106

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The Fifth Avenue Hospital Clinics: First Series, Based on the Material from the Semi-Monthly Staff Meetings, Editorial Board (Joseph Fobes; D. S. D. Jessup, Milton J. Raisbeck; Charles Tenney)
40 The Fifth Avenue Hospital Clinics: First Series, Based on the Material from the Semi-Monthly Staff Meetings
Editorial Board (Joseph Fobes; D. S. D. Jessup, Milton J. Raisbeck; Charles Tenney)
New York Paul B. Hoeber, Inc. 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean burgundy ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed), blind-stamped insignia on front and rear board. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. Frontis photograph "Entrance view of Fifth Avenue Hospital". Well illustrated throughout with photographs and charts. 336 pgs. with index. 8vo. Non-fiction. 006260

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