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Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses, Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
321 Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses
Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
London White Lion Publishers 1974 0-85617-487-4 / 9780856174872 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 215 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner price clipped (tiny bit of price still showing), no chips, hint of very slight rubbing and one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems discovered by Jack Werner (editor) in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, written in Boswell's own hand on 100 sheets of high quality notepaper. With a few exceptions, they have never been published before. Mr. Werner has now collected the poems together, with an historical commentary as erudite as it is in itself an entertainment. 025153

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Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769, Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
322 Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769
Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket (Yale Edition). Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in corner on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the "Yale Editions" of the Private Papers of James Boswell. 025173

Price: 30.00 USD
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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
323 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Hills Around Havana, Bottume, Carl
324 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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Pierrette, Bouvet, Marguerite
325 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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James Thurber - A Bibliography, Bowden, Edwin T.
326 James Thurber - A Bibliography
Bowden, Edwin T.
Ohio State University Press 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, clean book, in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 353 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022815

Price: 40.00 USD
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327 The Curse of the Misbegotten: A Tale of the House of O'Neill
Bowen, Croswell with the Assistance of Shane O'Neill
New York McGraw Hill 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red boards with clean gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping; very tiny spot of light wear to one spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket has two very short closed tears, tiny shallow chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016239

Price: 25.00 USD
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328 Seven Winters and Afterthoughts
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean turqoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 273 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight browning to rear panel margins, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's memories of a Dublin childhood and pieces on writing. 8vo. Biography. 016578

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Shelbourne Hotel, Bowen, Elizabeth
329 The Shelbourne Hotel
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" (so stated) in dust jacket. Clean green and white paper and cloth covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner names on front free endpaper; note on introductory page neatly penned "Met the above author after she talked here at Hobart." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. 240 pages. Dust jacket has 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, additional edge wear and age-toning. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023606

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Black Thunder, Bower, B. M.
330 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.
331 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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Hoosier: A Composite Portrait, Bowman, Heath
332 Hoosier: A Composite Portrait
Bowman, Heath
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1941 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
Author signed, numbered limited edition (this no. 52 of one thousand signed copies) in unclipped dustjacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Very small ink mark on bottom page edges (size of grain of rice). Tasteful privately printed previous owner bookplate on back of front free endpaper. Illustrated from photographs by the author. 360 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket has small chips and edge wear, is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020248

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Book of Islands, Bowman, John S. (Editor)
333 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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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
334 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

Price: 18.00 USD
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True Tales of the Great Lakes, Boyer, Dwight
335 True Tales of the Great Lakes
Boyer, Dwight
New York Dodd Mead 1971 0-396-06372-1 / 9780396063728 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 340 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; small closed edge tears at top spine edge. Nice author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026254

Price: 18.00 USD
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Scrap-Basket Sam, Boyle, Elizabeth
336 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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Tooth and Claw, Boyle, T. C.
337 Tooth and Claw
Boyle, T. C.
New York Viking Press 2005 0-670-03435-5 / 9780670034352 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red 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. 284 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 014612

Price: 15.00 USD
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338 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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Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales), Boza, Mario A.
339 Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales)
Boza, Mario A.
Incafo, Costa Rica 2004 848912745X / 9788489127456 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gray lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with breath-taking full color photographs. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. 026694

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Flower in the Gutter, Braby, Ion
340 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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