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Pulpwood Editor, Hersey, Harold Brainerd
41 Pulpwood Editor
Hersey, Harold Brainerd
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold title box, raised lettering on spine. Hint of fading to top edges. No bumping or wear, but there is a vertical cut to spine cloth which is located exactly at bottom of gold "Stokes" label, so is actually noticeable only upon close inspection. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained page edges, clean yellow endpapers (no names, writing or marks). 301 pgs. with index. Rear dustjacket flap (only remaining piece of dustjacket) is included. The memoirs of a famous editor and publisher of pulp magazines. 8vo. Books on Books. 014081

Price: 75.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
42 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2006 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with all correct first edition points in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition. 024935

Price: 200.00 USD
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Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
43 Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches)
Home, Gordon
London J. M. Dent 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Small clean book (illustrated) in original dust jacket. Size approx. 4-3/4" x 7". Purple cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper dated 1939. Edited and illustrated by Gordon Home. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, separation at front flap fold, half of spine missing. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. 023461

Price: 20.00 USD
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Seek Out and Destroy, Horan, James D.
44 Seek Out and Destroy
Horan, James D.
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; previous owner ink-stamp at bottom edge of front fixed endpaper. 302 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, two tiny chips at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a famous raider of the Confederate Navy. 8vo. Civil War. 013080

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Stories from the Arabian Nights, Housman, Laurence
45 Stories from the Arabian Nights
Housman, Laurence
New York George H. Doran n.d. Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Edmund Dulac, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 16 color plates (including color frontispiece of Scheherazade) and black and white drawings by Edmund Dulac.237 pages. Dustjacket is clean but has considerable edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the George H. Doran Company's "The Golden Years of Childhood" series of child classics illustrated by famous artists. 022044

Price: 32.00 USD
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Cradle of the Storms, Hubbard, Bernard R., S.J.
46 Cradle of the Storms
Hubbard, Bernard R., S.J.
New York Dodd Mead 1937 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
Fourth Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. Some chipping to silver lettering on spine, cover lettering is crisp and clear. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (Alaska and the Aleutian Islands). Preface by Francis Talbot, S.J., Literary Editor of "America." Frontis photograph of the author and his dog, beneath which is inscribed and signed: "Best Wishes to Miss Helen Little "a safe woman driver" from the author - Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J.". Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs by the author. 285 pages with appendix. A Jesuit priest's narrative adventures of little-known Alaska as he traversed the glaciers and mountaintops on foot, by dogsled and airplane. By the author of "Mush, You Malamutes!" and of the feature film, "Aniakchak." He was also a famous lecturer all over the United States. 022029

Price: 65.00 USD
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Tom Brown's School Days, Hughes, Thomas
47 Tom Brown's School Days
Hughes, Thomas
Philadelphia Henry Altemus 1895 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful small decorated binding. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2". Clean ivory cloth covered boards with gold and green decoration on front and rear boards and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and date (1900) neatly penned on blank fly leaf. Green and red decorated title page, with color frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations throughout. 352 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. A story of English boyhood at Dr. Thomas Arnold's famous Rugby School. A truthful picture of life at Rugby, written from the author's own boyish impressions; and is perhaps the most famous of all English books for boys. 028017

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sea Whispers, Jacobs, W. W.
48 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Decorated binding in original jacket. Very clean cream colored cloth boards with green illustration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. 1927 on title page; 1926 copyright page. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Famous humorist gives us delightful tales of seamen, longshoremen, and the people of seaport towns. 015169

Price: 40.00 USD
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School for Young Riders, Jane M. Dillon
49 School for Young Riders
Jane M. Dillon
Arco Publishing 1972 0668026057 / 9780668026055 First Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Arco Printing (1972) in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Water stain on base of spine extending about 2" over to lower corner of front board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with photographs throughout. 235 pages. Dust jacket has water stain at base of spine, very light edge wear, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The next best thing to attending Mrs. Dillon's famous Junior Equitation School is this easy-to-read story about a young girl who did! It tells exactly how she was taught to become a successful rider in the hunting field and in horse shows. 028378

Price: 40.00 USD
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A Johnson Reader, Johnson, Samuel (McAdam, E. L., Jr. & George Milne, Editors )
50 A Johnson Reader
Johnson, Samuel (McAdam, E. L., Jr. & George Milne, Editors )
New York Pantheon 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean marbled beige boards with rust red cloth spine, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 464 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, small surface abrasion from sticker removal at top right corner of front panel which is not very noticeable. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An anthology which offers a full picture of Johnson; his most famous works, including Raselas, the Preface to the Dictionary, the Preface to Shakespeare, and samples of Johnson's poetry, plus pieces on Johnson's thoughts and philosophy on war, slavery, politics and more. 019629

Price: 25.00 USD
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51 In the Land of the Lion
Kearton, Cherry
Great Britain Arrowsmith 1946 Eighth Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Illustrated with 88 wildlife photographs. Clean dustjacket with photo illustration of lion on front panel is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A famous naturalist tells of his adventures in central Africa, accompanied by his photographs. 8vo. Adventure. published 1946 in Great Britain by Arrowsmith - Eighth Impression. 017409

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Naked Sword: The Story of Lucrezia Borgia, Kenyon, F. W.
52 The Naked Sword: The Story of Lucrezia Borgia
Kenyon, F. W.
New York Dodd Mead 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Published 1968" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean rose red cloth boards with grey metallic lettering 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. 254 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of the famous and fascinating woman, Lucrezia Borgia. 021246

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bean Trees, Kingsolver, Barbara
53 The Bean Trees
Kingsolver, Barbara
New York Harper & Row 1988 0060158638 / 9780060158637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line beginning with 1) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 232 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (16.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extraordinarily nice copy of this famous author's first novel. 027319

Price: 150.00 USD
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Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars, Kirkland, Douglas
54 Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars
Kirkland, Douglas
New York Thames and Hudson 1989 0-500-54154-X / 9780500541548 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket photographs by Douglas Kirkland 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Elephant folio in size (12" x 16-3/4"). Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Illustrated with 128 beautiful photographs by Douglas Kirkland of famous stars, 100 of them in full color ( Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve, Kathleen Turner, Elizabeth Taylor, Lucille Ball, Sophia Loren, etc.) 017561

Price: 50.00 USD
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55 Sampler of American Songs
Krythe, Maymie R.
Harper & Row 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue tweed boards with blue spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, marks or writing. 245 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Background and lore connected with eighteen of our most famous American songs from colonial days to contemporary favorites. 005257

Price: 20.00 USD
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Candy Kane, Lambert, Janet
56 Candy Kane
Lambert, Janet
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1943 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Gray cloth boards with small locket illustration on cover, black lettering and small decoratio on spine. No bumping or wear. Some spots of fading to boards from reaction with paper of dustjacket. 185 pgs. Illustrated with black & white drawings. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A clean solid copy with a beautiful original dustjacket, one of the famous Janet Lambert books for teenage girls. 8vo. Children's. 016141

Price: 35.00 USD
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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
57 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

Price: 50.00 USD
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Clare Sheridan, Leslie, Anita
58 Clare Sheridan
Leslie, Anita
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385067453 / 9780385067454 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean dust jacket. Black boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 318 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has one very tiny shallow edge chip, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clare Sheridan's tempestuous life with Jennie Churchill, Mussolini, Lenin, Charlie Chaplin, Trotsky, Winston Churchill, and others. 026039

Price: 20.00 USD
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59 The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book
Lewis, Alfred Allan
New York MacMillan 1974 Fourth Printing Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Well illustrated in color and black & white (over 300 illustrations). The techniques, patterns and designs of the famous West Virginia cooperative. Clean bright dustjacket has two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts. WARD01512

Price: 10.00 USD
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60 Bonanza Inn - America's First Luxury Hotel
Lewis, Oscar and Carroll D. Hall
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1959 Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket Signed
Eighth Printing, SIGNED by author Oscar Lewis. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 346 pp. + index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the world famous Palace Hotel in San Francisco, built in 1875 and destroyed by the earthquake and fire of 1906. 019305

Price: 15.00 USD
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