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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
281 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding. 017876

Price: 150.00 USD
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Colorado, Bromfield, Louis
282 Colorado
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021528

Price: 25.00 USD
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Kenny, Bromfield, Louis
283 Kenny
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
Stated first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded black cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), is clean and bright but has numerous chips and tears. Photo of author Louis Bromfield with his Boxer on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025355

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mr. Smith, Bromfield, Louis
284 Mr. Smith
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1951 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in original unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with unchipped gold title box on spine. Hint of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pp. Clean dustjacket, fading to red lettering on spine, not price clipped ((3.00 on front inside flap), very small chip to lower rear spine corner (size of small pea). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019958

Price: 15.00 USD
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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
285 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). 351 pages. Jacket has very light soiling, small corner chip at upper rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022628

Price: 14.00 USD
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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
286 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 016559

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Farm, Bromfield, Louis
287 The Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First illustrated edition of one of the best of Bromfield's novels, with drawings by Kate Lord. In original dust jacket. Introduction by Winfield H. Rogers. Clean black cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 346 pages. Dust jacket is a bit tattered with chips, rubbing, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on the experiences of the author's own ancestors, this is a novel rich in incident and drama, full of the simple strength and warmth that is the heritage of a people who live close to the soil. It covers a period from the early nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, and it tells the story of the founding of an American family in the western wilderness. 15 full pages of illustrations as well as many small drawings and beautifully illustrated endpapers. The Farm, first published in 1933, is considered one of the finest novels ever written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. 026470

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Man Who Had Everything, Bromfield, Louis
288 The Man Who Had Everything
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (small previous owner name on front free endpaper). Dust jacket has shallow edge chipping and wear, closed edge tears, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fabulous novel by Pulitizer Prize winner Louis Bromfield about a man who had "everything" and still feels bored, listless, and empty. This is the story of his search for a new meaning in life. 024535

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg, Bromfield, Louis
289 The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; with slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with orange top-stained upper page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pages. 021685

Price: 15.00 USD
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290 The Wild Country
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unfaded, unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013235

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wild Country, Bromfield, Louis
291 The Wild Country
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edges, vertical crease to spine, tiny white label on spine below author's name. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021850

Price: 20.00 USD
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The World We Live In, Bromfield, Louis
292 The World We Live In
Bromfield, Louis
Philadelphia Blakiston Co. 1944 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 339 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of short stories, many of which revolve around the circumstances of World War II. Book Club Edition. 012434

Price: 10.00 USD
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293 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean with slight fading. No bumping or fraying, no cracking. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 326 pgs. 000959

Price: 8.00 USD
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294 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with blue title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 326 pgs. Clean bright jacket has 3/4" chip at top of spine which extends to upper rear corner of dustjacket. Enclosesd in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012836

Price: 12.00 USD
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295 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York - London Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
stated First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gilt stamped title box on spine with black lettering. Two light surface scuffs to front board, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 326 pgs. 014763

Price: 10.00 USD
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296 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Slight fading to spine and title box on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper (Sibley Library music sale). No other marks. 326 pgs. 015801

Price: 8.00 USD
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Dorothy Dainty in the Country, Brooks, Amy
297 Dorothy Dainty in the Country
Brooks, Amy
Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1909 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Green-gray cloth boards with pink, black, white and gold decoration on cover, black lettering. Very light soiling. Binding is tight. Pages are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Six full page black and white illustrations by the author. 243 pages. 023903

Price: 15.00 USD
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298 Riding High
Brooks, Emily
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Poseidon Press 1989 0-671-64922-1 / 9780671649227 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with yellow-gold cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one small closed edge tear at top rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010246

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bromley Neighborhood, Brown, Alice
299 Bromley Neighborhood
Brown, Alice
New York Macmillan 1917 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition published July, 1917. Clean dark green cloth boards (one tiny white spot to cover - size of a small grain of rice); gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through to top edge of rear board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 418 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising (same author's books) at rear. 027730

Price: 10.00 USD
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King's End, Brown, Alice
300 King's End
Brown, Alice
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover with double rule line border, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly and lightly pencilled previous owner name on front free endpaper). 246 pages. Story of a religiously inclined girl's struggles between sacrifice of love to her "ideals" and devotion to her lover--in which the latter at last wins the day. A picture of New England village life, with amusing portrayals of eccentric New England character. 025447

Price: 30.00 USD
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