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Riley Farm-Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
201 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Riley Love-Lyrics, Riley, James Whitcomb
202 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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203 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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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
204 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
205 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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206 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

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America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty, Russell, Thomas H.
207 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
208 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
209 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
210 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
211 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

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Etched in Moonlight, Stephens, James
212 Etched in Moonlight
Stephens, James
New York Macmillan 1928 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
Signed Limited Edition (this copy is No. 734 of 750 copies), in original slipcase. Clean beige paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine (light soiling to spine), unchipped paper label on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (Alice M. O'Brien from Kathleen Kennedy - Graduation June 1928). SIGNED by author in green ink on limitation page. Seven essays, 121 pages. Small Brentano's book store sticker in lower corner of rear pastedown. Slipcase has age-toning, chipping to opening edges; some cracking along top edges. 022574

Price: 40.00 USD
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Table Talk and Tidbits - Stories and Recipes from Around the World, Stevens, Dorothy A.
213 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
214 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
215 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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Recollections of a Player, Stoddart, James H.
216 Recollections of a Player
Stoddart, James H.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). Clean olive green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Two tiny spots of wearthrough at upper corners of spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (a few have slight browning from newspaper clippings), with gilt top page edges. Frontis portrait of Stoddart with clean tissue guard, many additional illustrative plates. 255 pages. Author's reminiscences of his life in the world of theater. 022892

Price: 20.00 USD
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217 The Velvet Doublet
Street, James
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean bright maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Red top-stained page edges. 351 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009678

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Velvet Doublet, Street, James
218 The Velvet Doublet
Street, James
New York Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, Very slight fading to edges and spine. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. All pages and edges are clean. 351 pages. Clean illustrated jacket has price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, 1/8" chipping at top spine edge, slight age-toning to rear panel (very nice photograph of author on rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Lepe, and a lifetime spent at sea in the most dazzling years in all the history of navigation and discovery, and dark days spent under the shadow of the Spanish Inquisition, of bright hours of roistering and wenching, and shining moments of love. The time is late in the 15th century when the scimitar of Islam was across North Africa and the Moors still held Granada. 027097

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Mr. Hobbs' Vacation, Streeter, Edward
219 Mr. Hobbs' Vacation
Streeter, Edward
New York Harper & Brothers 1954 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Dorothea Warren Fox, Illustrator 
Collectible quality First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean sky blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, red lettering, blue decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 248 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), no tears, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Things don't always go the they way you expect them to when you take a family vacation! This story is even funnier than the author's previous "Father of the Bride." Made into a rollicking movie (1962) starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, and Fabian. 027540

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Wine of Life, Stringer, Arthur
220 The Wine of Life
Stringer, Arthur
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket James Montgomery Flagg 
Stated "Second Printing, April 1921" in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. Tiny spot of very light fading to upper board edge, other wise no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks; some dust-speckling to text block edges. 389 pages. Scarce dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has lovely drawing on front panel by James Montgomery Flagg. A few tiny edge chips and tiny closed edge tears, quite clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A love story set in Bohemian New York. 021152

Price: 75.00 USD
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