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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
61 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
62 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
63 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
64 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 Engine and the Gun, Barbary, James
65 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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A Song of A Single Note, Barr, Amelia
66 A Song of A Single Note
Barr, Amelia
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. "First Edition, published October, 1902" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with white and dark green decoration on cover and oval decorative gold title box on cover; gold lettering and white and green flower decoration on spine. Tiny small faint spot on rear board near spine, smaller than a pea. Two tiny points of wear at corners at base of spine. Binding is tight, with a little cracking at front hinge that has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas '02" neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration + 3 additional full page illustrations. 330 pages. 024555

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
67 The Maid of Maiden Lane
Barr, Amelia E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket M. S. Arthur, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards decorated with blue red and green rose floral design, oval cameo, dark blue lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration by M. S. Arthur. 338 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, has small chips at upper edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024905

Price: 35.00 USD
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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
68 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
69 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
70 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Auld Licht Idylls, Barrie, J. M.
71 Auld Licht Idylls
Barrie, J. M.
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - no date of publication, circa 1900. Small book, size approx. 6" x 4-1/2". Clean brown cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration and circular title box on cover, silver lettering and decoration on spine. Mere hint of very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages are clean, with slight tanning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 024291

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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
72 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
73 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith 1891 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith, New York, 1891. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold thistle decoration on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear at one base corner, Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Two title pages, one for Thomas Y. Crowell in red and black and one for Street & Smith. Frontispiece photo illustration from the play with clean tissue-guard; additional black and white plates from the play throughout. 311 pages. 026565

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M.
74 The Little Minister
Barrie, J.M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1897 Reprint Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped dark green floral decoration, black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering and small green border decoration on spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1902) on front free endpaper. A little cracking to paper at rear hinge (neatly reglued). Frontispiece portrait of James Matthew Barrie. 375 pages. 023783

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
75 The Little Minister
Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
New York American Publishers Corporation 1897 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
"New Edition", Revised by the Author, published 1897. Decorated American trade binding. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends, small spot of wear to one corner tip. Cloth is quite clean, binding is tight, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges, clean blank endpapers. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author with tissue guard. 375 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026931

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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
76 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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77 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
78 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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79 The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest
Bass, Rick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1-55821-697-9 / 9781558216976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 165 pgs. illusrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010963

Price: 20.00 USD
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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
80 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

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