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"Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
241 "Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean First Edition, "Published September, 1912" on copyright page, with code I-M; MCMXII (1912) on title page. Beige cloth boards with large paste on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper "To Beatrice Cross, from Doctor Wilson"). Beautiful frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (six full page black & white illustrations, total). 192 pages. 027080

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy, Bacheller, Irving
242 A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy
Bacheller, Irving
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1919 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front flyleaf: "Introducing to Miss Marjorie O. Bronner the ladder climbers of (?) Hill and the good people of old Springfield - Irving Bacheller - 9-25-24 - Lake Placid Club, N.Y." 008209

Price: 30.00 USD
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In the Days of Poor Richard, Bacheller, Irving
243 In the Days of Poor Richard
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Wolcott Adams, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, blind-stamped hour-glass decoration on cover. A couple of small faint water spots to cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner name neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. 414 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, a few tiny nicks/scratches. Photo of author on rear panel with list of some of his books. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel of our nation's birth, and how it might never have been played out with Benjamin Franklin. 027427

Price: 15.00 USD
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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
244 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket W. H. D. Koerner, Illustrator 
Lovely old Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding - clean green cloth boards with brown, darker green and creame decoration on cover, dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, with no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Illustrated by W.H.D. Koerner (8 full page illustrations). 158 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024703

Price: 22.00 USD
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Keeping Up With Lizzie, Bacheller, Irving
245 Keeping Up With Lizzie
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1911 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, clean and lovely decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with black, red and white decoration, white lettering on cover (all unchipped), bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, very small "from Father" at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard, eleven additional illustrations, all by W. H. D. Koerner. 158 pages. Promotional bookmark for two other books published by Harper & Brothers is laid in. 026429

Price: 35.00 USD
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An Encyclopedia of the Violin, Bachmann, Alberto
246 An Encyclopedia of the Violin
Bachmann, Alberto
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 1980 0-306-80004-7 / 9780306800047 Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Softbound book with hint of very light soiling to cover. No creasing or curling, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner return address label at top corner of rear free endpaper; no other marks. 470 pgs. with index, 73 illustrations. A treasure trove of information on the violin, its technique, its history, and its place in music, this is a standard handbook and reference work for students of the violin and professional players. 8vo. Music. 016611

Price: 10.00 USD
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Japanese Girls and Women, Bacon, Alice Mabel
247 Japanese Girls and Women
Bacon, Alice Mabel
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1891 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with silver decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1891) neatly penned on front pastedown. Occasional pencil marking in margin of text (erasable). 333 pages with index. 027962

Price: 15.00 USD
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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
248 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

Price: 40.00 USD
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
249 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction and Notes by Hugh G. Dick. 604 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no edge chipping, tiny pinhead size hole on spine. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025573

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
250 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Domestic Adventurers, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
251 The Domestic Adventurers
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with clean illustrated paste-on label on cover (unchipped, but with an abrasion to upper right corner). Gold stamped lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name and date (1907) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 7 additional black & white plates. 221 pgs. 013489

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Door in the Closet, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
252 The Door in the Closet
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Viking 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date near bottom of front free endpaper. 246 pgs. DUSTJACKET is clean with a few very tiny spots, slight age-toning. Top front inner flap is price clipped (tiny edge of price still showing). Slight edge wear & very shallow chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An imaginative fantasy about a door at the back of a closet that opens into a strange other world. Scarce book. 8vo. Children's. 011376

Price: 95.00 USD
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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
253 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

Price: 25.00 USD
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Blow the House Down: A Novel, Baer, Robert
254 Blow the House Down: A Novel
Baer, Robert
New York Crown 2006 1400098351 / 9781400098354 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author on on title page: "Bob Baer". 298 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Robert Baer, a former CIA operative, pushes fiction to the absolute limit in this riveting and unnervingly plausible alternative history of 9/11. 025590

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Crater's Edge, Bagnall, Stephen
255 The Crater's Edge
Bagnall, Stephen
New York William Morrow 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. 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 marks. 154 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a spiritual journey of a young soldier. 8vo. Fiction. 015185

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation, Baikie, Rev. James
256 The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation
Baikie, Rev. James
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1925 Chautauqua Home Reading Series Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean brown cloth boards with black border decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrations (photographic plates) throughout. Fold-out map in rear of book. 463 pgs. with index. 8vo. Archaeology. 007370

Price: 15.00 USD
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Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore, Bailey, Anthony
257 Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore
Bailey, Anthony
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1986 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition, 1986" on copyright page. Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection which contains some of the best work that Anthony Bailey has done for The New Yorker. His descriptive journeys include the Isle of Wight, a dawn-to-dusk stroll along the New Hampshire coast, and the seacoast of Cote d'Azur, to name a few. 018598

Price: 15.00 USD
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Everyday Play for Children, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
258 Everyday Play for Children
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1916 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with yellow, black and white illustration on cover, black and white lettering on cover; black lettering and yellow, black and white illustration of child on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated end papers (very small sticker residue near top of front free endpaper). Charming illustration on copyright page, illustrations at chapter headings. 212 pages. 022782

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
259 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
260 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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