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The Branding Iron, Burt, Katharine Newlin
61 The Branding Iron
Burt, Katharine Newlin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 310 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacketi s clean, with some small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is laid partly in the Wyoming wilderness and partly in New York City. The story tells of the evolution of Joan Carver from a passionate and primitive woman of the mountains to a successful New York actress. The two men who influence her most strongly are her cowboy husband, whom she marries after a few hours acquaintance, and an over-civilized author, a man of the city who amuses himself with Joan. A thrilling story of love, hate, wrong, aned atonement. 025522

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The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow, Burton, Hal
62 The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Blue boards with orange and white illustration (skis and ski poles) on cover, orange and white lettering. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with red text block edges. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 251 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, has one tiny chip at base of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman no. 2339. The discovery of an old map - a map of Uncle John's gold mine - causes great excitement in the Walton household. Soon the boys are on their way to Utah for a week's holiday of skiing and searching for the lost mine. 025022

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The Way of All Flesh, Butler, Samuel
63 The Way of All Flesh
Butler, Samuel
Garden City Doubleday 1944 Bk Club ed. Cloth Bds Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Andre Durenceau, Illust. 
429 pgs. VG+ in VG+ DJ Clean, unworn maroon cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering & illustration on spine. No names or writing inside. Binding is tight & square. Bright clean dustjacket with tiny bit of wear at top and bottom of spine - no tears or chips. A clean, solid copy in a very attractive dustjacket.Literature. 000252

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Party of Baccarat, Byrne, Donn
64 A Party of Baccarat
Byrne, Donn
New York Century Co. 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Arthur William Brown, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 212 pgs. Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very small edge chip at top spine edge, very shallow chip at top front panel edge (under 1/16"); faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of love and gambling on the colorful Riviera by the author of "Field of Honor", "Brother Saul", "Hangman's House" and other fine novels. 017873

Price: 35.00 USD
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Old Creole Days - Together with Scwenes of Cable's Romances by Lafcadio Hearn, Cable, George Washington
65 Old Creole Days - Together with Scwenes of Cable's Romances by Lafcadio Hearn
Cable, George Washington
New York Heritage Press 1943 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket John O'Hara Cosgrave II, Illustrator 
Very clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage Press "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean decorated boards with rust brown cloth spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. With a Prologue by Edward Larocque Tinker. 224 pages. Clean sturdy black paper-covered slipcase has a couple of very small edge chips. 027329

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience, Cadogan, Lady
66 Lady Cadogan's Illustrated Games of Solitaire or Patience
Cadogan, Lady
Philadelphia David McKay 1914 New Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Bright blue cloth boards with clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (chic-looking woman holding card up under lamplight). No chipping or fading to paste-on. No fraying or wear to boards; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no foxing, no names or bookplates, small remains of sticker on rear fixed endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is bright, with faint water stain near base of spine, several short closed edge tears, very small chips at corners and base of spine. Previous owner inscription written in pencil on front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming book in collectible condition. 8vo. Games. 008148

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments, Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
67 A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments
Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
Brattleboro/Lexington The Stephen Green Press 1983 0-8289-0500-2 / 9780828905008 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. with original black & white drawings, color frontispiece and dustjacket by Tasha Tudor. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip and 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which praises over sixty herbs and their significance--quotes, poetry, and age-old advice on practical and medicinal uses. 6-1/2 x 7-1/2". Gardening. 010993

Price: 50.00 USD
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In Old School Days, Carleton, Will
68 In Old School Days
Carleton, Will
New York Moffat, Yard and Company 1907 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket James Montgomery Flagg, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with clean oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), light green lettering and decoration on cover. Light green lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Slight surface wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. All pages are decorated. Beautiful color illustrations with tissue guards by James Montgomery Flagg. 022773

Price: 25.00 USD
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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
69 Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years
Carmer, Carl
New York William Sloane 1949 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in unclipped dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean beige cloth boards decorated with green wrap-around forest scene (a couple of pinhead size spots to rear gutter). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; front free endpaper has some glue residue from old bookplate. Signed "Carl Carmer" on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. 370 pages. Illustrated dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave II has slight age-toning, shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027639

Price: 30.00 USD
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Tales of A Chinese Grandmother, Carpenter, Frances
70 Tales of A Chinese Grandmother
Carpenter, Frances
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1945 Hardcover Near Fine poor Jacket Malthe Hasselriis, Illustrator 
Yellow cloth boards with red butterfly design on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. One tiny spot to front cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Malthe Hasselriis. 259 pages. Tattered dust jacket is included. In these stories of Old China the author has presensted, against the vivid and realistic background of the Ling household, one after another of the tales which make up a part of the rich store of Chinese folklore. 024514

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Demoniacs, Carr, John Dickson
71 The Demoniacs
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue marbled paper-covered boards with dark blue cloth spine,silver lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. 238 pages. Dust jacket designed by Frederick E. Banbery is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean spine and front panel, light soiling to rear panel; no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical mystery set in 1757, full of romance, suspense and interesting characters. Young Jeffrey Wynne gallantly rescues his true love (at her Uncle's command) from a house of ill repute in Paris and returns her to London. There mystery ensues over the body of an old woman, mysteriously dead, and a host of suspects. 026260

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
72 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Danger Mark, Chambers, Robert W.
73 The Danger Mark
Chambers, Robert W.
New York D. Appleton 1914 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold decorative title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 496 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 009177

Price: 10.00 USD
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74 The Maid-at-arms
Chambers, Robert W.
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illust. 
Decorated olive green boards with lighter green floral design, gold lettering on cover and spine. Wear to corners, fraying at bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Neatly penned P/O name on front free and fixed endpapers. Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. 343 pgs. 006616

Price: 5.00 USD
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Who Goes There!, Chambers, Robert W.
75 Who Goes There!
Chambers, Robert W.
New York A. L. Burt 1915 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean A. L. Burt edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Two tiny pinhead-size spots of wear to base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers, some dust-speckling to text block edges. Dust jacket and frontispiece illustration by A. I. Keller. 340 pages. Jacket has light soiling, 1" chip to lower corner of front panel, edge wear and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Belgium and England at the outbreak of World War I. 027800

Price: 12.00 USD
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Little Comrade, Chandler, Izora
76 Little Comrade
Chandler, Izora
Buffalo, NY Berger Publishing Co. 1910 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Alice Barber Stephens, Illustrator 
Sea green ribbed cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering, clean, unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks. Hint of faint foxing to endpapers and title page. Illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. 373 pgs. Scarce book. 8vo. Fiction. 010255

Price: 35.00 USD
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77 The Plum Tree
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York MacMillan 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean deep red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 98 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, (2.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, one shallow chip at top front panel edge (1/3" deep by 1" wide). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a home for aged ladies, which the main character and her friend transform into a place of love and good cheer, instead of the bleak and unrelieved despair of illness and old age. 8vo. Fiction. 016590

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Murder In Retrospect, Christie, Agatha
78 Murder In Retrospect
Christie, Agatha
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Scarce Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. 234 pages. Illustrated jacket has very light edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, faint water stain on rear panel. A Hercule Poirot mystery by the mistress of crime. The trail was cold. Sixteen years previously a woman had been sentenced to life imprisonment for poisoning her husband. Soon after her trial, she died. It was her daughter, armed with new evidence and certain of her mother's innocence, who sixteen years later convinced M. Poirot that the guilty person had gone unpunished. 027745

Price: 50.00 USD
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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
79 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

Price: 18.00 USD
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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
80 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with illustration of old cannon on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Mere hint of light browning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 159 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps and black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with two tiny closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book on the American battle parks and monuments, including Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, and U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, to name just a few. 5-1/2" 8-1/2". Military History. 017246

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