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An Old Sweetheart of Mine, Riley, James Whitcomb
201 An Old Sweetheart of Mine
Riley, James Whitcomb
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1902 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Charming Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and double-ruled line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription in light pencil on front endpapers - could easily be erased without a trace, but I didn't (found it charming). Slight browning to endpapers. Lovely iIlustrations by Howard Chandler Christy; all pages decorated. Dust jacket illustrated by Christy is clean, has slight wear at spine corners, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022783

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Armazindy, Riley, James Whitcomb
202 Armazindy
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bowen-Merrill 1894 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean maroon and brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription in pencil dated 1894 on front free endpaper. 169 pages. 021091

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203 Home Again With Me
RIley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1908 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Olive green ribbed cloth boards with clean, unchipped oval paste-on illustration by Christy on cover. No bumping. Hint of edge fading to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean decorated endpapers. Unpaginated (43 plates). 010983

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Home Again With Me, Riley, James Whitcomb
204 Home Again With Me
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1908 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Beautiful clean decorated binding in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering, white and green decoration surrounding a clean unworn full color oval illustration on cover; unworn bright gold lettering on spine with white and green decorations. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean elaborately decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy with page decorations by Franklin Booth. Clean illustrated dust jacket has a few tiny edge tears, one very small chip to front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovely book and dust jacket in amazingly great condition. 025332

Price: 75.00 USD
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Out to Old Aunt Mary's, Riley, James Whitcomb
205 Out to Old Aunt Mary's
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1904 Hardcover Near Fine Howard Chandler Christy and Margaret Armstrong 
Clean decorated American trade binding with decorations to cover and pages by Margaret Armstrong; illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. Clean green cloth boards with clean oval portrait of "Aunt Mary" on cover with white decoration around the portrait, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear to cloth, hint of slighestt wear to white decoration, all gold lettering unchipped. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of first blank page. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. All pages are decorated. 027494

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Riley Farm Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
206 Riley Farm Rhymes
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1921 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Will Vawter, Illustrator 
Nice clean decorated binding in scarce illustrated dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative border on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Printed on high quality paper. Nicely illustrated by Will Vawter. 192 pages. Small newspaper clipping laid in regarding birthday celebration for James Whitcomb Riley in Indiana. Dust jacket (color illustrated by Will Vawter) with publisher's price intact is separated at front flap and front spine fold, some edge chipping and closed edge tears - all pieces present and now preserved in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028019

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Riley Farm-Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
207 Riley Farm-Rhymes
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Will Vawter, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with stamped red, gold and black illustration, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are very clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 187 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 018839

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Riley Love-Lyrics, Riley, James Whitcomb
208 Riley Love-Lyrics
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis, Indiana Bowen-Merrill 1899 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William B. Dyer, Illustrator 
Olive green cloth boards with beautifully decorated cover. Profile of woman with flowing hair in front of gilt heart with floral border, gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering and elaborate torch and lettering on spine. Slight fading to cover and very small spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking at hinges, pages and edges clean and bright. Small P/O name and Christmas inscription on front free endpaper, neatly penned and dated 1900. Illustrated throughout with " life pictures" by William B. Dyer. 191 pages. 026586

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209 The Human Comedy
Robinson, James Harvey
London The Bodley Head 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Some slight fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1944) and New Delhi bookseller stamp on front free endpaper. 394 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mankind. 008797

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The Sophisticated Traveler: Great Tours and Detours, Rosenthal, A. M. and Arthur Gelb, editors, in association with Michael J. Leahy, Nora Kerr and the Travel staff of the The New York Times
210 The Sophisticated Traveler: Great Tours and Detours
Rosenthal, A. M. and Arthur Gelb, editors, in association with Michael J. Leahy, Nora Kerr and the Travel staff of the The New York Times
New York Villard 1985 0394544749 / 9780394544748 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 535 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), one tiny closed edge tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating selection of essays on places around the world that have captured the hearts and imaginations of many of the world's most renowned writers, such as Rumer Godden, V. S. Pritchett, P.D. James, M.F.K. Fisher. 022833

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Death at the Priory - Sex, Love, and Murder in Victorian England, Ruddick, James
211 Death at the Priory - Sex, Love, and Murder in Victorian England
Ruddick, James
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 0-87113-832-8 / 9780871138323 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean yellow-beige boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to spine corners, no fraying or wear, corner tips are sharp and unworn. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with floor paln of crime scene. No names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True crime story of a murder in 1875 in a posh mansion outside London, the death by poisoning of Charles Bravo. 017986

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212 Harvesters
Russell, Phillips
New York Brentano's 1932 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth book with yellow lettering and 2 horizontal stripes on cover and spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean and bright. No names, bookplates or writing inside. A book about great men throughout history, including: Caesar, Copernicus, Martin Luther, Thomas Jefferson, James Watt, Leonardo Da Vinci. 300 pgs. 004622

Price: 12.00 USD
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America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty, Russell, Thomas H.
213 America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty
Russell, Thomas H.
1919 Victory Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean solid book. Blue cloth boards with red and dark blue lettering on cover, color paste-on illustration of American flag (slight chipping to edges, but bright and clean). Dark blue lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. With "The Official Story of American Operations in france by General John J. Pershing; William Dunseath Eaton, Contributing Editor; Special Chapters by Hon. James Martin Miller. 514 pages. 025723

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Count Falcon of the Eyrie, Scollard, Clinton
214 Count Falcon of the Eyrie
Scollard, Clinton
New York James Pott & Co. 1903 First Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Printed September, 1903" on copyright page and 1903 on title page. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering, white and blue sword and castle decoration on cover, unchipped gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration. 263 pp. A lovely solid book with a beautifully decorated binding. 018997

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Marches, Scully, James
215 The Marches
Scully, James
New York - Chicago - San Francisco Holt Rinehart Winston 1967 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 63 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at corner base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014283

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years, Shanks, Hershel; James C. Vanderkam; P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.; James A. Sanders
216 The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years
Shanks, Hershel; James C. Vanderkam; P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.; James A. Sanders
Washington, D.C. Biblical Archaeology Society 1991 0-9613089-7-4 / 9780961308971 First Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean softcover book with color illustrated cover (photograph). No creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 85 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. From the Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution October 27, 1990. 8vo. Ancient History. 008395

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Great Conflagration.  CHICAGO: It's Past, Present and Future, Sheahan, James W. and George P. Upton
217 The Great Conflagration. CHICAGO: It's Past, Present and Future
Sheahan, James W. and George P. Upton
Union Publishing Co. 1872 Hardcover Good+ 
Light brown leather boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Clean with some light rubbing to edges and corners. Cracking to leather along bottom 4" of front spine fold. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Foxing to endpapers and to some page margins throughout the book, with small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with beautiful drawings, engravings, two fold-out maps in excellent condition. 527 pages with Appendix. 025743

Price: 50.00 USD
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Table Talk and Tidbits - Stories and Recipes from Around the World, Stevens, Dorothy A.
218 Table Talk and Tidbits - Stories and Recipes from Around the World
Stevens, Dorothy A.
Philadelphia Judson Press 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "Joyously - Dorothy A. Stevens - June 16, 1954." Illustrations/page decorations throughout. Preface by Mrs. James D. Wyker, President, United Church Women. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, slight fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many memorable experiences are connected with meals -- around the world, around the United States, and around the author's "World-in-a-nutshell home town, New York City." Stories from five continents, over twenty countries and from many states of the U.S. -- altogether, over 70 stories and 100 recipes have been included. 024353

Price: 20.00 USD
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Big Jim Turner, Stevens, James
219 Big Jim Turner
Stevens, James
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of a man living in the northwest, with a love for horses, the forests, and a devotion to poetry. 015709

Price: 18.00 USD
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Enter David Garrick, Stewart, Anna Bird
220 Enter David Garrick
Stewart, Anna Bird
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1951 First Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in original dustjacket. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Browning & foxing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper: "For Ann and James, The story of a perfect marriage, which goes to them from an old time friend of the family. - Anna Bird Stewart (with small drawing of flower) Under this flower so it can't be lost, is my wish for your happiness." 278 pp. with index. Jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has some edge chipping, fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of David Garrick, an actor whose name is associated with the birth of modern acting in the eighteenth century. 019603

Price: 25.00 USD
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