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Sigourney's Poetical Works: Containing A Choice Collection of Devotional and Miscellaneous Poems, Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.
241 Sigourney's Poetical Works: Containing A Choice Collection of Devotional and Miscellaneous Poems
Sigourney, Mrs. L. H.
Philadelphia John E. Potter 1885 Large Type Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful clean decorated binding. Clean red cloth boards with gold and black decoration, gold title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral decorated endpapers. Full color presentation page with one name neatly penned on it. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. All pages and edges are clean. 338 pages. 025224

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The Zenith Volume 12 - Published by the Class of 1912, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, Simpson College
242 The Zenith Volume 12 - Published by the Class of 1912, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa
Simpson College
Indianola, IA Simpson College / George H. Miller Printing Co. 1911 First softcover Good 
Worn suede wraps with maple leaf imprint and "S" on cover. Chips and wear to edges, 1-1/2 piece missing at top of spine, moderate soiling to suede. Binding is tight, no cracking, all text pages are very clean (printed on high quality glossy paper). Small name on front free endpaper (Ellis G. Rhode - 1911). Unpaginated - size of book is approx. 7-3/4" x 10" and just under 1" in thickness. Beautifully illustrated with photos of college students, 1912 graduates, college grounds and faculty, cartoons and illustrations. Interesting full page display advertising at rear of book. Included with book is program from the Nineteenth Annual Field Meet of the Iowa Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association held at Haskin's Stadium in Des Moines on May 28 and 29, 1908; a one-page (7-1/2" x 16") broadside of Simpson College Songs and Yells (dated 1907); FOUR photographic post cards from 1911 and 1912 featuring photos of the college and college sports teams; and a publication of the Kallonian Literary Society of Simpson College (Constitution and By-Laws). Protective slipcase provided. A time capsule from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, formed in 1886 and still thriving today. 018196

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Life in the Far West, or A Detective's Thrilling Adventures, Simpson, C. H.
243 Life in the Far West, or A Detective's Thrilling Adventures
Simpson, C. H.
Chicago McClure 1899 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated binding - dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Very slight corner wear. Binding is clean and attractive, but rear hinge is cracked. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean plaid endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 264 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising. 023856

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244 The Greatest Aces
Sims, Edward H.
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of the fighter forces of the R.A.F., Luftwaffe and U.S.A.A.F. plus minute by minute recreations of the most thrilling missions of their top aces. 8vo. World War II. 013100

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Explorers' Maps, Skelton, R. A.
245 Explorers' Maps
Skelton, R. A.
New York Frederick A. Praeger 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Missing front free endpaper. Yellow green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. 200 half-tone illustrations, most of them from old maps. A concise accompanying text gives an ever-interesting account of the geographical ideas and events associated with the maps. Color frontis illustration (H.M.S. Racehorse in the ice north of Spitsbergen, 10 August 1773. 337 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (12.50 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023140

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East Side General, Slaughter, Frank G.
246 East Side General
Slaughter, Frank G.
Garden City Doubleday 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gray lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "To Betty H. Higgins with Best Best Wishes from the Author - Frank G. Slaughter - April 10, 1952." Some browning to endpapers. 311 pages. A suspenseful story set in a New York City hospital, where a man with a badly burned body from radiation exposure is admitted to the hospital. 021551

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On Hurley Hills and Other Verse, Smith, Elias D.
247 On Hurley Hills and Other Verse
Smith, Elias D.
Boston Sherman, French & Company 1911 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition 1911. Very clean green cloth boards with pale green lettering on cover and spine, lettering on spine quite faded. Gilt coat of arms on cover. Gilt top page edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Brief, neat inscription on front free endpaper: "To my friend with kindest wishes and most pleasant memories - H.R.W Aug. 5th, 1916." 86 pgs. 006331

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The Stories of Peter and Ellen, Smith, Gertrude
248 The Stories of Peter and Ellen
Smith, Gertrude
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Brown cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with tasteful small previous owner bookplate on front paste-down, small neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1921 on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white drawings by E. Mars and M. H. Squire. Large print, easy to read. Copyright, 1903 with publisher's code F-U. 138 pages. 024261

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Gipsy Smith - An Autobiography, Smith, Gipsy
249 Gipsy Smith - An Autobiography
Smith, Gipsy
New York Fleming H. Revell 1911 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in scarce original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped whte lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine, single rule black line border on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name and date (1920) on front free endpaper. Frontispiece is handsome photo portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with additional full page photographs. With Introductions by Alexander McLaren and G. Campbell Morgan. 330 pages. Clean dust jacket with price on spine (1.00 net) has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a poor gipsy lad who is touched by the divine healer of souls' his spirit awakes, he begins to testify of God's work in him; first his neighbors listen, then multitudes, finally nations. 025183

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Life In A Putty Knife Factory, Smith, H. Allen
250 Life In A Putty Knife Factory
Smith, H. Allen
Philadelphia Blakiston Company 1945 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Blakiston reprint edition (1945) in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are cleanwith small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 218 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is very clean save for faint water stain at rear flap fold. No chipping or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028438

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lost in the Horse Latitudes, Smith, H. Allen
251 Lost in the Horse Latitudes
Smith, H. Allen
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1944 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Leo Hershfield, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean beige/gray cloth boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight fading to orange background on spine, several short closed edge tears; front panel and spine very clean, slight soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. H. Allen Smith's hilarious book on Hollywood. 12mo. Humor. 016402

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252 Mister Zip
Smith, H. Allen
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on boards. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square. Clean bookplate on front free endpaper (no name). 252 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, some very small edge chips, two small closed tears at top spine corners. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 12mo. Novel. 005906

Price: 10.00 USD
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To Hell In A Handbasket, Smith, H. Allen
253 To Hell In A Handbasket
Smith, H. Allen
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1962 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean turquoise boards with black cloth spine, blue title box and decoration on spine, gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket designed by SIdney Butchkes is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great American humorists takes us through his youth and young manhood, beginning in Little Egypt, Illinois and rocketing through newspaper offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New York. 025011

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254 Hymnal for American Youth
Smith, H. Augustine
New York The Century Co. 1923 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black decorative border and lettering on cover, black lettering and small design on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. No other marks. 8vo. Hymnal. 008177

Price: 15.00 USD
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In the Company of Wild Bears - A Celebration of Backcountry Grizzlies and Black Bears, Smith, Howard
255 In the Company of Wild Bears - A Celebration of Backcountry Grizzlies and Black Bears
Smith, Howard
The Lyons Press 2006 1592289525 / 9781592289523 First Hardcover 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean yellow boards with green stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color plates, black and white photographs by Michael H. Francis. 216 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026014

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The Mind of the Horse, Smythe, R. H.
256 The Mind of the Horse
Smythe, R. H.
Brattleboro, VT The Stephen Green Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Small bookstore stamp affixed to bottom rear fixed endpaper. 123 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, is unchipped, with hint of fading to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 006508

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Sleep of Reason, Snow, C. P.
257 The Sleep of Reason
Snow, C. P.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with A - 11.68 [H] on copyright page. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to lower spine corners; no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 483 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with series of C.P. Snow books described by publisher on reverse side of dustjacket. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 016720

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mind Readers - Some Recent Experiments in Telepathy, Soal, S. G. and H. T. Bowden
258 The Mind Readers - Some Recent Experiments in Telepathy
Soal, S. G. and H. T. Bowden
London Faber & Faber 1959 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in clean original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine; no fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams. 292 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells the absorbing story of two telepathic Welsh cousins, Glyn and Ieuan Jones, known to one of the authors from their infancy. A well-known sceptical expert in 'fake' telepathy who investigated the cousins was baffled by their strange gift and testified that Glyn's feats could not be duplicated by any normal means. 027815

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The Erection Set, Spillane, Mickey
259 The Erection Set
Spillane, Mickey
London W. H. Allen 1972 0 491 00753 1 / 9780491007535 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.K. Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 335 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Slight fading to upraised leg on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024729

Price: 75.00 USD
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Perdix the Partridge, Sprake, Leslie
260 Perdix the Partridge
Sprake, Leslie
London H.F.& G. Witherby 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Published 1934" on copyright page, in original unchipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with green line-border on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis photo of Perdix and another partridge with clean tissue guard, additional black & white plates. 164 pp. with index. Clean jacket with original price (on spine) is unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Life history of a hand-reared partridge. Scarce book. 019320

Price: 75.00 USD
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