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Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience, Cadogan, Lady
21 Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience
Cadogan, Lady
Philadelphia David McKay 1914 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Bright blue cloth boards with clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (chic-looking woman holding card up under lamplight). No chipping or fading to paste-on. No fraying or wear to boards; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no foxing, no names or bookplates, small remains of sticker on rear fixed endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is bright, with faint water stain near base of spine, several short closed edge tears, very small chips at corners and base of spine. Previous owner inscription written in pencil on front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming book in collectible condition. 8vo. Games. 008148

Price: 35.00 USD
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Who Goes There!, Chambers, Robert W.
22 Who Goes There!
Chambers, Robert W.
New York A. L. Burt 1915 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean A. L. Burt edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Two tiny pinhead-size spots of wear to base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers, some dust-speckling to text block edges. Dust jacket and frontispiece illustration by A. I. Keller. 340 pages. Jacket has light soiling, 1" chip to lower corner of front panel, edge wear and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Belgium and England at the outbreak of World War I. 027800

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Murder In Retrospect, Christie, Agatha
23 Murder In Retrospect
Christie, Agatha
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Scarce Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. 234 pages. Illustrated jacket has very light edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, faint water stain on rear panel. A Hercule Poirot mystery by the mistress of crime. The trail was cold. Sixteen years previously a woman had been sentenced to life imprisonment for poisoning her husband. Soon after her trial, she died. It was her daughter, armed with new evidence and certain of her mother's innocence, who sixteen years later convinced M. Poirot that the guilty person had gone unpunished. 027745

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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
24 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1947 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Triangle edition in clean illustrated dustjacket by Vincentini. Clean blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to spine ends, no fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has some chipping and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hard-boiled detective story featuring a man who grew up as a tough Italian kid from New York's East Side. 027766

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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
25 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle edition in sharp illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Vincentini. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (tanning to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hard-boiled story of a tough guy from the toughest part of New York City's East Side, who became a success, despite a run through the gamut of crime including juvenile delinquency and murder. 022082

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Samadhi, Comfort, Will Levington
26 Samadhi
Comfort, Will Levington
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean and solid book in lovely unclipped jacket. Copyright 1927 with no additional printings listed, no date on title page. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with black lettering and elephant head on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are clean with tasteful previous owner book plate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 310 pgs. Clean beautifully illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), two tiny chips at upper spine edge, hint of age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic adventure set in the northern hills of India. 017854

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Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France, Cook, Theodore Andrea
27 Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France
Cook, Theodore Andrea
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean and lovely two-volume set in original sturdy cloth dust jackets, with red ribbon page markers. Decorated American trade bindings. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold coat of arms and line border on covers, coat of arms decoration and gold lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration in each volume with clean printed tissue guard. Beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes with photographs of chateaux in France and their people. Volume I - 326 pages with index, fold-out geneology chart (chart nearly separated at one fold). Volume 2 - 314 pages with index and fold-out map near rear of book (Map of the Valley of the Loire for "Old Touraine" from the French Government Ordnance Survey in perfect condition). Both dust jackets are in excellent condition, of dark blue stiff cloth with gold decoration and lettering on spine, no tears, fading or chips. 023327

Price: 65.00 USD
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La Boheme, Coolidge-Rask, Marie
28 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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Blow Desert Winds!, Corcoran, William
29 Blow Desert Winds!
Corcoran, William
New York D. Appleton-Century Company 1935 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Very scarce western fiction, particularly in dust jacket. Moderately soiled green cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. A bookshop went overboard stamping their name and address on front and rear endpapers (Hutton's Corner Book Store, Canandaigua, NY), otherwise, pages are clean, with (1) on last page of text signifying first printing. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), with some very small nicks, scrapes and tiny chips to edges. Overall a very good and bright scarce jacket. 027448

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Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador, Cornwallis-West, G.
30 Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador
Cornwallis-West, G.
London Country Life Ltd. 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket K. F. Barker, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Text pages are clean and bright, light foxing to endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 119 pp. Illustrated with lovely drawings by K. F. Barker. Illustrated dustjacket has water stain at base of spine, shallow chipping at top spine edge, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about a Labrador, what dogs think about us, and above all, how to love a dog. 020613

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The Tontine, Costain, Thomas B.
31 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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Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases), Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
32 Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases)
Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
Paris Skira 1957 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Two hardcover books in dust jackets with additional wrap-around paper bands, plus original cardboard slipcases. Books are in excellent condition. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small "S" logo on imprinted on covers, brown stamped lettering on spines. No fading, bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Both contain a collection of full color reproduction paintings tipped in, representing the Paris of the time period named. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper of each book, otherwise unmarked. Both dust jackets are clean and bright (as are the bands), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. slipcases have slight fading to edges, chipping to open edges. Paris as seen by great painters, with beautiful full color painting reproductions tipped in (70 reproductions in each volume). Collection planned and directed by Albert Skira. Text by Pierre Courthion, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert (text is in English). Also included: A Skira Art Books "Complete Catalog of Books in Print" that was laid in. 027346

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
33 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Treasures of Asshur, Dallas, Captain Oswald
34 The Treasures of Asshur
Dallas, Captain Oswald
Cleveland, OH The World Syndicate 1929 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner inscription on blank flyleaf). 286 pages. Clean color illustrated jacket has some shallow chipping at upper edge, mostly at spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022993

Price: 18.00 USD
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Diane of the Green Van, Dalrymple, Leona
35 Diane of the Green Van
Dalrymple, Leona
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1914 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original jacket. Clean decorated beige cloth boards with green floral decoration circling red title lettering on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name with date (1916) on front free endpaper; no other marks. 441 pp. Illustrations by Reginald Birch. Clean illustrated dustjacket with lovely woman seated on steps of van; shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020629

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Tennessee (Two volume set complete, in dust jackets), Davidson, Donald
36 The Tennessee (Two volume set complete, in dust jackets)
Davidson, Donald
New York Rinehart & Company 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Theresa Sherrer Davidson, Illustrator 
Two volume set, complete, from the "Rivers of America" series. Each volume is in its original dust jacket. Both are illustrated by Theresa Sherrer Davidson. VOLUME I: The Tennessee - The Old River - Frontier to Secession. Has clean turquoise cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. First edition, with publisher's "R" in a circle on copyright page. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Two page map of the river. All pages and edges are clean. 342 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; small surface rub at right edge of front panel, very slight edge wear and slight fading to background of spine. VOLUME II: The Tennessee - The New River: Civil War to TVA. Has clean lime green cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. 377 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; has very slight fading to spine, tiny chips to corners. BOTH dust jackets now enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. 026468

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Deserter, Davis, Richard Harding
37 The Deserter
Davis, Richard Harding
New York Charles Scribner 1917 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original jacket with publisher's printed price on lower left corner of front panel (Fifty Cents Net). Very clean brown paper covered boards with small illustration on cover, clean dark brown cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by John T. McCutcheon. 43 pages. Dust jacket has very light soiling, shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022133

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Garden Without Walls, Dawson, Coningsby
38 The Garden Without Walls
Dawson, Coningsby
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful old illustrated dust jacket. Scarce title. Clean green cloth boards with brown 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 clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 491 pages. Dust jacket has 1" closed tear at base of front panel, tiny closed tears at top and bottom spine edges, no chips, some very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of romance spanning England, Italy and France; coming to fruition in America. 025620

Price: 30.00 USD
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Return to Jalna, De La Roche,  Mazo
39 Return to Jalna
De La Roche, Mazo
Boston Little Brown 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean light green cloth boards with blind-stamped oak leaf design on cover, gold lettering no spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; endpapers have hint of light foxing, no names, writing or marks. 462 pgs. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013867

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Promises of Alice - The Romance of New England Parsonage, Deland, Margaret
40 The Promises of Alice - The Romance of New England Parsonage
Deland, Margaret
New York Harper & Brothers 1919 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Harold Brett, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1920. Illustrated by Harold Brett. 131 pages. Dust jacket has chip at top corner of rear panel (approx. 1/2" x 2"), additional very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024215

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