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Catalina, Maugham, W. Somerset
201 Catalina
Maugham, W. Somerset
Garden City Doubleday 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black 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. 275 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), hint of fading to spine, closed edge tear at spine fold extending into spine (4-1/2"). No chips, a few additional short edge tears, light rubbing. Full panel photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018921

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Moon and Sixpence, Maugham, W. Somerset
202 The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, W. Somerset
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Photoplay Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with green lettering and small palm tree decoration on cover and spine. Very slight fraying at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (pages slightly tanned). Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No photos in book, but clean dustjacket features George Sanders, Herbert Marshall and Doris Dudley from the United Artists movie on front panel. Purple background of dustjacket has sunned to dark blue on spine, very clean white rear panel; no chips, a few tiny closed edge tears and slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013906

Price: 25.00 USD
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Atonement, McEwan, Ian
203 Atonement
McEwan, Ian
Anchor 2003 038572179X / 9780385721790 First Paperback Fine 
First Anchor Books edition, clean softcover book in unread condition. No creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 351 pp. 020965

Price: 10.00 USD
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Films Without Make-up, McIntyre, Ronald
204 Films Without Make-up
McIntyre, Ronald
Cairo, Egypt R. Schindler 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
First Edition in tattered dust jacket. Clean gold cloth boards wtih red and black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date (May, 1944 - Cairo) on half-title page. 339 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Errata page at end of book. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large pieces missing. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Scarce book. A screen reporter's story, and a timely record of history and countries seen through the eyes of the men who--in peace and war--live dangerously, travelling into the far corners of the earth. Author was the director of the NZ Army film production unit in the Middle East. 8vo. Journalism. 012486

Price: 50.00 USD
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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
205 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue 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. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gardening with Herbs, Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
206 Gardening with Herbs
Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
New York Crown Publishing Group 1995 0517583321 / 9780517583326 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Lovely first edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 262 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Glorious images of 25 of the world's most beautiful gardens and dozens of innovative and decorative ideas for introducing herbs into the garden landscape. 027153

Price: 20.00 USD
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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo
207 War Horse
Michael Morpurgo
New York Scholastic Press 2007 0439796636 / 9780439796637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
For the collector - a beautiful copy of the first American Edition along with the Uncorrected Proof! First American Edition in clean original dust jacket - PLUS - a clean bright copy of the softcover Uncorrected Proof. Both copies clean, no wear, no fading, no tears, unmarked. Dust jacket will be protected in clear archival quality mylar cover. This book was the basis of the long-running and highly successful theatrical production of the same name, and the movie (2011, Dreamworks). Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. 023468

Price: 75.00 USD
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Sayonara, Michener, James
208 Sayonara
Michener, James
New York Random House 1954 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black spine and board edges, silver lettering on covern, sillver and red 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. 243 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful collectible quality example of the classic book by Michener made into a film in 1957 starring Marlon Brando which won four Oscars. 8vo. Fiction. 013868

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers, Miers, Earl Schenck
209 The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers
Miers, Earl Schenck
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth-covered boards with reddish-brown illustration on cover, reddish brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No fading, 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. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Galdone. 191 pages. Bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has very small chip at one corner, slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges (but not chipped). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is the right book for every young person whose heart lifts at the crack of a baseball bat or the sight of a football spiraling in the air. Anyone who likes athletics will find a rich and varied selection in these twelve stories, covering baseball, track, golf, football, swimming, skiing, bronco-busting, basketball, sailing, tennis, and polo! Action, adventure and laughter packed into twelve rousing stories about sports. By the author of "Monkey Shines" and "Touchdown Trouble". 027808

Price: 50.00 USD
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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
210 Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch
Miller, Albert G.
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston Company 1959 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket James W. Schucker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Red cloth boards with rearing black horse on cover, black lettering on spine. Some moderate soiling. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with slight browning to endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 2" closed tear to blank endpaper at rear of book. Illustrated by James W. Schucker. 177 pages, including note at end about the NBC-TV television series "Fury" and the real horse who played him. 026599

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner, Miller, Max
211 The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner
Miller, Max
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean, with slight fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - small previous owner name on front pastedown. Illustrated with map and 47 photographs by Lew Walker. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has some edge chipping, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025436

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee, Mills, Marja
212 The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
Mills, Marja
New York Penguin Press 2014 1594205191 / 9781594205194 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with deeper orange spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. An article from USA Today about the author and the book is laid in. 278 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Chicago Tribune journalist Marja Mills' friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, and stories they shared with her. Mills was lucky enough to be invited into the life of an American icon, and it's a treat to join her there. 026749

Price: 18.00 USD
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Gone With the Wind, Mitchell, Margaret
213 Gone With the Wind
Mitchell, Margaret
New York Macmillan 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First printing ("Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1936.") in clean unclipped second state dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Tiny, pinpoint spots of wear at spine corners. Slightest hint of darkening at lower front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 1037 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), Tiniest bit of wear at spine corners, tips. Gone With the Wind appears in first column of novels on rear panel, signifying second state dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful, collectible quality first edition of this timeless and iconic novel - one of the best copies we've seen. 026249

Price: 4800.00 USD
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Gone With the Wind, Mitchell, Margaret
214 Gone With the Wind
Mitchell, Margaret
New York Macmillan 1940 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Much later printing of the first edition (March, 1940) in original gray cloth boards with original clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1037 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at upper spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice solid early copy of this classic novel. 024995

Price: 60.00 USD
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Lost in Translation, Mones, Nicole
215 Lost in Translation
Mones, Nicole
New York Delacorte Press 1998 0-385-31934-7 / 9780385319348 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with dark green spine, gold lettering on spine. Mere hint of slight surface wear at base of spine, no bumping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370+ pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into an Oscar winning movie in 2003 starring Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray. Author's first novel. 8vo. Fiction. 016681

Price: 40.00 USD
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216 Two: A Phallic Novel
Moravia, Alberto
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1972 0-374-28005-3 / 9780374280055 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 353 pgs. Publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, two very tiny closed edge tears; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a man who consumed with ambition to become a movie director. A man of strong sexual drive, Rico has got it into his head that sublimation of sexual energy is the key to all creative achievement. Sexual continence is to be his open-sesame to success. Translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson. 8vo. Fiction. 016760

Price: 20.00 USD
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P.O.W., Morgan, Guy
217 P.O.W.
Morgan, Guy
New York Whittlesey House 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lt. John Worsley, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean orginal unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and barbed wire decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lt. John Worsley, Official Navy War Artist. 226 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has hint of edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Captured by the Germans in November 1943, Morgan's imprisonment took him into six enemy camps and four German hospitals, from Jugo-Slavia to Northern Italy, to Silesia, Sudetenland, and Hanover in the Reich. This is the story of his brilliant triumph over monotony and despair--the triumph of a keen, analytical mind and a fine literary talent. The book is illustrated by the drawings of a fellow prisoner. Scarce book. 022023

Price: 45.00 USD
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Along the Inca Road - A Woman's Journey into an Ancient Empire, Muller, Karin
218 Along the Inca Road - A Woman's Journey into an Ancient Empire
Muller, Karin
Washington DC Adventure Press/National Geographic 2000 079227685X / 9780792276852 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with red cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, including endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 296 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading or wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the engineering wonders of the world, the Inca Road was built more than five hundred years ago to link the far-flung outposts of a fabled empire--an empire that ruled in golden splendor until the conquistadors arrived to plunder El Dorado and put a swift, cruel end to its extraordinary culture. In this vivid, free-wheeling expedition, Karin Muller travels the ancient route to explore its dramatic history and discover new adventures along its length and breadth. 026042

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Big War, Myrer, Anton
219 The Big War
Myrer, Anton
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page indicating first printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips and slight wear at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into film titled "In Love and War" starring Robert Wagner. 8vo. Fiction. 016041

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Time Traveler's Wife, Niffenegger, Audrey
220 The Time Traveler's Wife
Niffenegger, Audrey
San Francisco Macadam/cage 2003 193156146X / 9781931561464 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 519 pages + acknowledgements. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022412

Price: 95.00 USD
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