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Cobwebwalking, Banerji, Sara
301 Cobwebwalking
Banerji, Sara
Bethesda, MD Adler & Adler 1987 0-917561-40-6 / 9780917561405 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 155 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about fairies, nature, and the power of love and imagination. 8vo. Children's. 016425

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Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman, Bangs, John Kendrick
302 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

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The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization, Bangs, John Kendrick
303 The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper and Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Edward Penfield, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Edward Penfield. Clean brown cloth boards with red and black lobster decoration on cover (lobster holding black border title box in claws). Gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrations throughout by Edward Penfield. 248 pages. 022658

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The Enchanted Typewriter, Bangs, John Kendrick
304 The Enchanted Typewriter
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
First Edition (1899) decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with gold, orange and black typewriter decoration + two faces on cover, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Spine cloth has darkened, with a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; circular blind-stamp in upper corner of title page. Illustrated by Peter Newell, including frontispiece. Small four-digit number in ink on copyright page. 171 pages. 027071

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The Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
305 The Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1895 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with decorated cover (in dark green), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Small previous owner name stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper; same name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; very slight surface wear to other corners. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with black and white plates (drawings). 115 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022019

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The Inventions of the Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
306 The Inventions of the Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear at corners, no bumping or fryaing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 185 pages. 022119

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The Pursuit of the House Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq., Bangs, John Kendrick
307 The Pursuit of the House Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1898 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and small color illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very slight darkening to spine. No bumping fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 204 pgs. 1897 on copyright page; 1898 on title page. 12mo. 016256

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308 In Hampton Roads
Banks, Charles Eugene & George Cram Cook
Chicago/New York Rand McNally 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine (spine lettering has faded). Very tiny bit of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 288 pgs. A novel set during the Civil War. 008965

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309 Children at the Gate
Banks, Lynne Reid
New York Simon & Schuster 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 287 pgs. Dustjacket is not price lipped, has slight edge wear, one small spot of wear and very ight soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009916

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The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner, Banks, T. F.
310 The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner
Banks, T. F.
New York Delacorte Press 2001 0-385-33571-7 / 9780385335713 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, 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. 276 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013703

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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
311 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

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312 Lionhearts Heroes of Israel
Bar-Zohar, Michael
New York Warner Books 1998 0-446-52358-5 / 9780446523585 First Hardbound Near FIne Fine Jacket 
330 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and tight hardbound book; no names or writing inside. Remainder mark on bottom edges. Illustrated with photographs. A celebration of Israel's most courageous men and women. Clean, unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. 9-3/4" x 7-3/4". Israel. 003189

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313 The Great Outdoors: A Book about Gardening, Star Gazing, Mountain Climbing and Other Pleasures of Nature
Barash, David P.
New York Lyle Stuart 1989 0-9194-0496-5 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, no names or writing inside. 251 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at bottom edge of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 005953

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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
314 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

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The Engine and the Gun, Barbary, James
315 The Engine and the Gun
Barbary, James
New York Meredith Press 1963 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Very clean charcoal boards with white cloth spine, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009378

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Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays), Barbee, Lindsey
316 Cinderella (And Five Other Fairy Plays)
Barbee, Lindsey
Chicago T. S. Denison & Co. 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated Signed
Mauve embossed boards with delicate white flower design bordering black designed titlebox with mauve lettering on cover. Cloth boards are clean, title box on cover has smudging to printing. Crisp clean black lettering and white flower design on spine. Very light surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square. Dated gift inscription SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No writing on pages. 146 pgs. 5" x 7-1/4". Plays. 014691

Price: 40.00 USD
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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
317 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
318 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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319 My Lady of the Fog
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Clarence F. Underwood; Edward Stratton Holloway, Illustrators 
Maroon ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration, color oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover (clean, unchipped). No fraying or wear to boards. Gilt top page edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautiful color frontis illustration by Underwood of a man, woman and collie on a rocky beach; twelve plates by Underwood in all. All pages beautifully decorated by Edward Stratton Holloway. 220 pgs. 008505

Price: 15.00 USD
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320 Amedeo
Barclay, Daphne
New York E. P. Dutton and Company 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration on cover. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 253 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very faint speckles to rear panel, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006589

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