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Twisted Eglantine, Watson, H. B. Marriott
301 Twisted Eglantine
Watson, H. B. Marriott
New York D. Appleton and Company 1905 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with (1) on last text page). Signed decorated American trade binding (DD - Decorative Designers monogram on front cover). Four illustrations by Frank Craig. Green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration (two men dueling in the presence of a woman), white lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to cloth. Some wear to spine corners. Binding is firm, hinges are sound. Previous owner name neatly penned at to edge of front free endpaper. 387 pages. 028664

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302 Experiment in Autobiography
Wells, H. G.
New York MacMillan 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards (very light soiling to back board--few tiny faint spots) with black lettering on cover and spine, black line border decoration. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 718 pgs. with index. Frontis photograph of H. G. Wells, additional photographic plates. Nice copy of this book. 006930

Price: 15.00 USD
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303 Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady)
Wells, H. G.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (lettering somewhat dimmed). Two corners lightly bumped. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names or writing inside. 320 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006131

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304 Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady)
Wells, H. G.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped author's name on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 012393

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The Autocracy of Mr. Parham, Wells, H. G.
305 The Autocracy of Mr. Parham
Wells, H. G.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean toast brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny previous owner name penned neatly at top edge of front free endpaper. 328 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011741

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The First Men in the Moon, Wells, H. G.
306 The First Men in the Moon
Wells, H. G.
Indianapolis Bowen-Merrill Company 1901 First Hardcover very Good + no dust jacket 
Beautiful first edition decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with gold moon and stars decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on rear cover. No fraying, fading or wear to cloth, no rubbing to decoration or lettering. Scattering of a few small and very faint water droplet markings to rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Title page has black and red decorative line border. 312 pages. 025377

Price: 900.00 USD
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307 The King Who Was a King
Wells, H. G.
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean ex-library. Black cloth boards are clean, with blind stamped design on cover, clean unchipped paper label on spine, no library markings on spine or page edges. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers are clean. Library sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. 272 pgs. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011018

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The Soul of A Bishop, Wells, H. G.
308 The Soul of A Bishop
Wells, H. G.
New York Macmillan 1917 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition (1917 on title page, "Set up and electrotyped. Published, September, 1917." on copyright page). Very clean red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, hint of surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated December 25, 1917. Color frontispiece illustration by C. Allan Gilbert. 341 pages + 7 pages of publisher's advertising of books by the same author. 021593

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Tono-Bungay, Wells, H. G.
309 Tono-Bungay
Wells, H. G.
New York Modern Library 1963 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 197, second edition, in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, gold lettering and torch bearer on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with Kent endpapers (clean except for ink-stamped "H" in circle on front free endpaper. 400 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has 1" chip missing at top edge of spine. Slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027065

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Roman Pearls and Other Verses, Whicher, George Meason
310 Roman Pearls and Other Verses
Whicher, George Meason
Amherst, MA The Bookmart 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Will H. Low, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean brown and beige marbled paper boards with brown cloth spine, clean unchipped paper label on spine. Some wear-through to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Will H. Low. 83 pgs. 008348

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The Adventures of Winnie and Bly, White, Anne H.
311 The Adventures of Winnie and Bly
White, Anne H.
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Ursula Koering, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Pages are clean and bright, page edges have slight dust-speckling. 210 pgs. Illustrated by Ursula Koering. DUSTJACKET has clean bright illustrated front panel, is not price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at spine edges and corner tips, faint water spots along rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Excellent first edition of this scarce book. 8vo. Children's. 012753

Price: 65.00 USD
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312 Letters to a Friend: The Correspondence Between T.H. White and L. J.
White, T.H.
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Putnam Pub Group 1982 0-399-12693-7 / 9780399126932 Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean rust boards with rust cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 280 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Authors. 009101

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The Flowing Road - Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America, Whitney, Caspar
313 The Flowing Road - Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America
Whitney, Caspar
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition ("Published September, 1912 on copyright page, 1912 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Burgundy cloth boards with gold illustration on on cover (signed "H"), gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very faint soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. illustrated with photographs and maps. Foreword by the author. 319 pages with index. Author covers five separate overland and river expeditions (largely by canoe) into South America, beginning in 1902. 021781

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The Rainbow Chasers - A Story of the Plains, Whitson, John H.
314 The Rainbow Chasers - A Story of the Plains
Whitson, John H.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Arthur E. Becher, illustrator 
First Edition, signed binding (AMS - Amy M. Sacker). Dark blue cloth with green and gold and decoration on cover and spine, green lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight wear, with tiny pinhead spots of wear to three corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard (illustrated with drawings by Arthur E. Becher). 393 pages. 021213

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bringing a Garden to Life, Williams,  Carol
315 Bringing a Garden to Life
Williams, Carol
New York Bantam 1998 055309680X / 9780553096804 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in "as new" condition in clean bright unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise boards with black 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. Illustrations by Newton H. Stubbing. 204 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful book of ordinary wisdom which teaches you how to plant, compost, and prune, and, along the way, how to live. 022646

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Life on A Locomotive - The story of Buddy Williams, C&NW Engineer, Williams, George H.
316 Life on A Locomotive - The story of Buddy Williams, C&NW Engineer
Williams, George H.
Berkeley, California Howell-North Books 1971 0-8310-7084-6 / 9780831070847 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with brown lettering and railroad tracks on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with photo-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by George H. Williams on front free endpaper: "Jim Fairbanks - Keep you hand upon the throttle and your eye upon the rail" - George H. Williams, Jan. 22, 1976." Frontispiece photo portrait of Buddy Williams at the throttle on the 1616 Class E Pacific at the Milwaukee Depot, 1937. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 219 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027663

Price: 55.00 USD
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Frank Gannett: A Biography, Williamson, Samuel T.
317 Frank Gannett: A Biography
Williamson, Samuel T.
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by Frank Gannett, in clean original dust jacket. Pale gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on presentation slip attached to front free endpaper: To H. Jansen, With appreciation and best wishes to my fellow worker---April 30, 1940 - Frank Gannett." Text pages and edges are clean but yellowed. Nice frontispiece photo portrait of Frank Gannett. 250 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has three short closed edge tears with some associated creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The spectacular career and life of a great newspaperman. 028509

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Australian Kaleidoscope, Wilson, Barbara Ker (Editor)
318 Australian Kaleidoscope
Wilson, Barbara Ker (Editor)
New York Meredith Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Margery Gill, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, no cracking; very light soiling to boards. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of light soiling to rear white panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Australian literature (both verse and prose) includes contributions from H. F. Brinsmead, Maie Casey, Nan Chauncy, Geoffrey Dutton, Olaf Ruhen, Steele Rudd, D. H. Lawrence, and many more. 8vo. Literature. 013610

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Outsider, Wilson, Colin
319 The Outsider
Wilson, Colin
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with lighter blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. A little fading to extreme edges of cloth spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pages with notes. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears. Biography and small photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author laments the human preoccupation with "trivialities and endless pettiness" which cloud over life's real significance. "Mr. Wilson's book is a real contribution to our understanding of our deepest predicament." - Philip Toynbee. This book caused great excitement as a first book by a young writer that rattled the world with his assurance, mature ease of style, and original theme. In England, four printings were sold out within a few weeks of publication. Author at 25 years showed a staggeringly erudite grasp of the works and lives of Bernard Shaw, Nietzsche, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, William Blake, George Fox, H. G. Wells, Hermann Hesse, Van Gogh, T. E. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot and many more. 025010

Price: 85.00 USD
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Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete), Wilson, Ernest H.
320 Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete)
Wilson, Ernest H.
Boston, Massachusetts The Stratford Company 1932 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful two-volume set (complete) in original clean dust jackets. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on covers and spines. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Gilt top page edges. Author was former keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Volume I - 312 pages with index; Volume II - 288 pages with index. Both books have clean unchipped dust jackets (not price clipped) with short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. Information on the origin and history, names and idiosyncrasies, propagation and development of those plants which are the most beautiful and useful in gardens - the Aristocrats. Also valuable information regarding trees, shrubs and vines through many years of practical experience, by long test and unending patience of the author. 026227

Price: 75.00 USD
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