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The Way of All Flesh, Butler, Samuel
21 The Way of All Flesh
Butler, Samuel
New York Modern Library 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 13 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. 5. Clean rust brown balloon cloth boards with bright gold torchbearer logo on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Kent illustrated endpapers, with neatly stamped small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 410 pp. Clean dustjacket (faint water stain to spine edge) is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap). Some edge chipping at corners, top spine edge, shallow chipping at panel edges. "A Complete List" of Modern Library titles on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020476

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To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience, Byford, Henry T.
22 To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience
Byford, Henry T.
Chicago W. B. Conkey 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Dark blue silk cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper in fountain pen: "To Dr. H. L. Newman - with the compliments of the Author." 22 illustrations, including small map of Panama at front, color flag of Panama, black and white plates. Foreword by the author. 384 pages. 022523

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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
23 Sails and Whales
Chippendale, Captain H. A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life. 026788

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Elephants Can Remember, Christie,  Agatha
24 Elephants Can Remember
Christie, Agatha
New York Dodd Mead 1972 0396067425 / 9780396067429 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray and pink striped paper-covered boards with clean pink cloth spine, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with deep pink top-stained page edges. Bright pink endpapers; small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 243 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very nice collectible copy. 021834

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island, Clark, Leonard
25 Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island
Clark, Leonard
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean celery green cloth boarrds with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 81 pgs. with index. 16 pgs. of half-tone plates and a map. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about Sark, the smallest of the four main Channel Islands. 008055

Price: 15.00 USD
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Speaking of Operations, Cobb, Irvin S.
26 Speaking of Operations
Cobb, Irvin S.
New York George H. Doran 1915 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Tony Sarg, Illustrator 
Beautiful copy of this decorated binding in original dust jacket. Clean brown paper covered boards with black lettering, black, white and gray illustration on cover in perfect condition. Black lettering and very small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers (very slight browning, and a name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Illustrations by Tony Sarg. 64 pages. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends, a little wear to corners and a some tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Early printing (no GHD symbol; no additional printings listed). An exceptional copy. 025018

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Common Grill Cookbook, Common, Craig
27 The Common Grill Cookbook
Common, Craig
Ann Arbor, Michigan Huron River Press 2000 1886947880 / 9781886947887 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Autographed copy - later printing SIGNED by Chef Craig Common on title page (with publisher's "autographed copy" sticker still affixed to dust jacket). Both book and dust jacket in beautiful condition. No previous owner markings. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 207 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025751

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Manservant and Maidservant, Compton-Burnett, Ivy
28 Manservant and Maidservant
Compton-Burnett, Ivy
New York New York Review Books 2001 0940322633 / 9780940322639 Paperback Fine 
Clean, as new trade paperback edition. Bright, tight copy; pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. No chipping or creasing. Introduction by Diane Johnson. 309 pages. 023492

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
29 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean rust red cloth boards with black 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, with Kent-style endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Black top-stained upper page edges. Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has tiny bit of edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, one 1" closed tear at rear spine fold; not price clipped (1.25 a copy on front inside flap). 352 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027600

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30 Victory
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1932 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Modern Library No. 32, Stated First Modern Library Edition. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean dark brown balloon cloth flexible boards with bright gold torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 385 pp. Nice clean copy of this first M.L. edition. 020472

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Story of A Beautiful Childhood - Compiled from the journals of Joseph Astley Gallagher, Conway, Katherine E.
31 The Story of A Beautiful Childhood - Compiled from the journals of Joseph Astley Gallagher
Conway, Katherine E.
Boston C. M. Clark Publishing Company 1909 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, association copy. Clean burgundy ribbed cloth boards with blue, yellow and gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Pinhead size spots of wear to spine corners, small bump to upper board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Author inscription and author signature on front free endpaper: "To Julia H. Rigney, from her oldtime & all the time friend - Katherine E. Conway - Christmas, 1910." Frontispiece illustration (portrait of J. Astley Gallagher) with clean tissue guard (total of eight full page black and white illustrations). 107 pages. All pages are clean and bright - final blank endpaper has bottom half torn away. 026810

Price: 75.00 USD
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La Boheme, Coolidge-Rask, Marie
32 La Boheme
Coolidge-Rask, Marie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Blue ribbed cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Some light water stains to bottom front board edge, rear board edge, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 342 pgs. Illustrated with stills from the movie starring Lillian Gish. Color illustrated dustjacket featuring portrait of Lillian Gish seated on stairwell has shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small chips at corners, rear panel has 1" closed edge tear, light soiling (a few pen scribbles and faint water stain to bottom edge). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very attractive and solid copy of book and dustjacket in spite of flaws. 017564

Price: 25.00 USD
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33 My Lady of the Indian Purdah
Cooper, Elizabeth
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
205 pgs. VG A very nice copy of this book, even though an ex-library. Clean olive green cover with gold lettering, picture of the Taj Mahal on cover. Light corner wear, binding is tight & square. Tasteful, attractive illustrated library bookplate inside front cover, no edge markings. Pages are clean. Lovely frontis photo of the Taj Mahal with tissue guard. 003615

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Tontine, Costain, Thomas B.
34 The Tontine
Costain, Thomas B.
London Collins 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Herbert Ryman, Illustrator 
First British edition in clean unclipped illustrated jacket. Exceptionally nice copy. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 928 pp. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (21s.net on front inside flap), unfaded, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020620

Price: 35.00 USD
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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
35 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

Price: 60.00 USD
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Sergeant York and His People, Cowan, Sam K.
36 Sergeant York and His People
Cowan, Sam K.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green top-stained page edges. Small article with photo of Alvin C. York (Sgt. York) taped to front free endpaper. 292 pgs. Clean dustjacket illustrated with large photo of Gary Cooper as Sergeant York in the Warner Brothers movie. Very small chip at top corner of front panel near spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean collectible quality copy. 018943

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, Creasy, Sir Edward S.
37 The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World
Creasy, Sir Edward S.
New York Limited Editions Club 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Joseph Domjan, Illustrator Signed
Limited Editions Club, signed by illustrator Joseph Domjan. with Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin. Very clean decorated cloth binding with black title box, gold lettering on spine, in original slipcase. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Signed, was "office copy" of the publisher. Illustrations in black and white and full color. 211 pages. Very Good+ black slipcase with unchipped label on spine; no cracking, tiny chip to paper covering at top left edge. 022784

Price: 60.00 USD
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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
38 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author ( association copy - inscribed to her friend) - in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Armenie Lawson with greetings and best wishes from her old friend - Grace Crile." Two articles about Grace Crile and her husband, their book and their African adventures are laid in, and have caused some brown shadowing to front free endpapers. Otherwise there are no marks, pages are clean. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 240 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to spine ends, slight rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When Mrs. Crile accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon, on his scientific expedition to Africa, she kept a day by day record of the journey to and from Africa by airplane and the days spent in the jungle. Mrs. Crile was a keen and delightful observer and from the moment their airplane rises at Croydon, the reader is under her magic spell. 026256

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39 The Watchers of the Plains
Cullum, Ridgwell
New York A. L. Burt 1909 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket J. C. Leyendecker, Illustrator 
Blue cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine (lettering on spine somewhat dim). A few spots of wear to base of spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 374 pgs. Color frontispiece by J. C. Leyendecker. Serviceable copy of a book that has becoming increasingly difficult to find. 5-1/2" x 7-1/2". Western. 016969

Price: 14.00 USD
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Steele of the Royal Mounted, Curwood, James Oliver
40 Steele of the Royal Mounted
Curwood, James Oliver
New York A. L. Burt Photoplay Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean bright original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 397 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the motion picture. Clean unchipped dustjacket has slight surface wear to two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy. 019388

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