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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
241 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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How It Happened, Bosher, Kate Langley
242 How It Happened
Bosher, Kate Langley
New York Harper & Brothers 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with blind-stamped poinsettias and gold berries on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name and date (Nov. 23, 1916) on front free endpaper. Illustrated with three black and white plates, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 164 pages. A story set during the Christmas season, by the author of "Mary Cary." 021948

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mary Cary, Bosher, Kate Langley
243 Mary Cary
Bosher, Kate Langley
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1910 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Clean decorated American trade binding - gray cloth boards with darker gray and red decoration on cover and spine. a few tiny holes to cloth at rear spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with brief, beautifully penned inscription on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration by Frances Rogers with clean tissue guard. 168 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has two long closed tears, wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027682

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mary Cary, Bosher, Kate Langley
244 Mary Cary
Bosher, Kate Langley
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1910 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with small illustration and red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 168 pgs. Color frontis illustration. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, a few very tiny rubs on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of an orphaned girl and her wonderful adventures. 016776

Price: 15.00 USD
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Crooked Hearts, Boswell, Robert
245 Crooked Hearts
Boswell, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0-394-55706-9 / 9780394557069 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray/green boards with rust brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 340 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 012239

Price: 15.00 USD
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246 Lady of Roanoke
Bothwell, Jean
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean blue endpapers. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped, with one small spot of surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 010437

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hills Around Havana, Bottume, Carl
247 The Hills Around Havana
Bottume, Carl
New York Appleton Century 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text, in clean unclipped jacket. Green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, hint of light surface wear at bottom spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top front panel edge, very small chip at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic novel set in Havana, Cuba, with its lush setting, slightly shopworn grandeur, and its all-night bars. 020435

Price: 60.00 USD
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Aucassin and Nicolette, Bourdillon, F. W.
248 Aucassin and Nicolette
Bourdillon, F. W.
London and Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
1920 decorated binding (British) in original jacket. Small book (7" x 4-1/2"). Blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold letteirng on spine. Slight fading at spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gorgeous full color tipped-in illustrations from watercolor drawings by Marjorie Nash (eight illustrations). Deckled page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper with date (1922). Small bookseller's ticket on lower rear pastedown from "The Booke Shop at 4 Market Square, Providence." 80 pages. Jacket has color paste-on illustration (unchipped) small edge chipping and one large chip at rear panel corner spine edge continuing to lower spine. Price on jacket front panel (3/6 net). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022446

Price: 50.00 USD
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Pierrette, Bouvet, Marguerite
249 Pierrette
Bouvet, Marguerite
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1896 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Will Phillip Hooper, Illustrator 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with white lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Slight loss at top of spine (1/8"). Tiny spot of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no foxing or soiling. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 203 pgs. with lovely illustrations by Will Phillip Hooper. Children's. 013640

Price: 30.00 USD
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Black Thunder, Bower, B. M.
250 Black Thunder
Bower, B. M.
Philadelphia Triangle Books / Blakiston 1947 Reprint Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Triangle books edition in nice illustrated dust jacket by Remington Schuyler. Clean turquoise boards with black decoration on cover and spine (canoe being paddled by an Indian on a forested lake). Light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; all pages and endpapers are clean but tanned. 310 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has chipping at top spine edge, one corner tip, some edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027824

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
251 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

Price: 20.00 USD
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Frozen Fire, Bowler, Tim
252 Frozen Fire
Bowler, Tim
New York Philomel Books 2008 0399250530 / 9780399250538 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Very slight bumping to spine corners, very tiny bump to lower front board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gripping, hair-raising mystery about a boy not of this world, and a girl determined to protect him. Carnegie Award-winning author. 018425

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Book of Islands, Bowman, John S. (Editor)
253 A Book of Islands
Bowman, John S. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean khaki cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 345 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, tiny shallow water mark at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An anthology of short stories, all with islands as the setting, by authors such as Daniel Defoe, Jules Verne, Washington Irving, Golding, among others. 8vo. Literature. 016748

Price: 25.00 USD
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Scrap-Basket Sam, Boyle, Elizabeth
254 Scrap-Basket Sam
Boyle, Elizabeth
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1923 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Dorothy Lake Gregory, Illustrator 
Dark blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth boards. Hint of very light rubbing to cover illustration, no chipping. One corner tip lightly bumped, and small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 82 pages. 021917

Price: 20.00 USD
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Primer for Combat, Boyle, Kay
255 Primer for Combat
Boyle, Kay
New York Simon & Schuster 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean teal blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paper title label on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket has edge wear and shallow edge chipping, closed tear at front spine fold (3") and at spine fold (2"), other very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of France's turmoil during World War II. 8vo. World War II. 015052

Price: 30.00 USD
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256 Games in the Darkening Air
Boynton, Peter
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is clean with slight browning to spine and edges; it has not been price clipped, is uncipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005772

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Flower in the Gutter, Braby, Ion
257 The Flower in the Gutter
Braby, Ion
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean pale gray cloth textured boards with red lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight dust-speckling to top edges). Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. Very light foxing to endpapers. 352 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine corners, a few short closed edge tears, very light foxing to rear white panel and inside flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel by an English author of that agony of an epoch, the fall of Berlin; and of the birth of a new one which followed with the occupation of the city by the Red Army. 017639

Price: 10.00 USD
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An Eye for An Eye, Brackett, Leigh
258 An Eye for An Eye
Brackett, Leigh
New York Crime Club 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; mere hint of faint splotchy fading to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 186 pages. Dust jacket designed by Alice Smith is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears, still clean and bright. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel of nightmarish revenge. 021197

Price: 45.00 USD
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Cuts, Bradbury, Malcolm
259 Cuts
Bradbury, Malcolm
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harper & Row 1987 0-06-015845-X / 9780060158453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Tom Phillips, Illustrator 
Very clean palest gray boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 143 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Gift quality. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012293

Price: 12.00 USD
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260 Ghostlight
Bradley, Marion Zimmer
New York Tor 1995 0-312-85881-7 / 9780312858810 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Arthurian Legends. 006385

Price: 12.00 USD
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