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The Face in the Girandole, Dix, William Frederick
81 The Face in the Girandole
Dix, William Frederick
New York Moffat, Yard & Company 1906 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
First Printing, published October, 1906. Decorated paper-covered boards with green cloth spine. White lettering on cover with nice decorative round frame with candles around a color portrait of a woman. Gold lettering on spine. There is some chipping to the edges of this book, a faint water stain to bottom portion of front board. Binding is tight, pages are clean with clean endpapers (no names, writing or bookplates). Two-tone frontispiece illustration with tissue guard; three additional full page illustrations. All pages are nicely decorated. 154 pages. 027791

Price: 22.00 USD
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Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings, Donnell, Annie Hamilton
82 Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings
Donnell, Annie Hamilton
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1916 Reprint Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket William Van Dresser, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers) in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with floral decoration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, hint of warp to front board. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. 187 pgs. Clean dustjacket has chip at rear bottom edge (1/2" tapering down to 1/4" deep and 2-1/2" length along bottom edge). No other chipping, a few short closed edge tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. SCARCE book in any printing, scarcer in dustjacket. "An irresistible novel of happiness". 007569

Price: 30.00 USD
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Fire in the Rain, Doty, Rev. William L.
83 Fire in the Rain
Doty, Rev. William L.
Milwaukee Bruce Publishing Co. 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 212 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has piece missing at top and bottom of spine, closed horizontal tears to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pirest-author probes the level of priestly life in all its high idealism and human failing through the medium of that concrete, living reflection of reality which is the novel. Here is the story of a young priest seen in the trials, joys, imperfections, and shining splendor that is peculiarly his. 8vo. Fiction. 012748

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality, Douglas, William O.
84 Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality
Douglas, William O.
New York Atheneum 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly stamped previous owner name on front fixed endpaper). 237 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beginning with the debates of the 1850's, Justice Douglas traces the development of Lincoln's attitude toward negroes from its early formulation in a world where even opponents of slavery "relegated the Nwegro to second-class citizenship." We see Lincoln walking the painful path from opposition to the extension of slavery, through bloody war, to Emancipation and the Second Inaugural Address. 025644

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My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine, Douglas, William O.
85 My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine
Douglas, William O.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1961 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Francis Lee Jaques, Illustrator 
Later printing of the first edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dove gray cloth boards with gold and blue lettering on cover and 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 map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. 290 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight wear at top spine edge. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026438

Price: 12.00 USD
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Johnnie Courteau, Drummond, William Henry
86 Johnnie Courteau
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1901 0670883468 / 9780670883462 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Frederick S. Coburn, Illustrator 
Limited Autograph Edition, this book No. 158 of 1,000 copies, signed by author. Illustrated with 16 plates by Frederick S. Coburn, plus photo portrait of William Henry Drummond, each with clean tissue guard on which title of illustration is printed. Gray paper covered boards with gold illustration on cover, brown leather spine with gold stamped lettering. Very light soiling, light scuffing to spine, with two tiny tears at upper spine edge (1/4"). Slight wear-through to paper at base of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. 161 pp. 018612

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Habitant, Drummond, William Henry
87 The Habitant
Drummond, William Henry
New York / London G. P. Putnam's 1897 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Frederick Simpson Coburn, Illustrator 
Clean green clothboards with unchipped gold lettering and gold portrait of a pipe-smoking man on cover, gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some fraying to top and bottom spine edges. Pages and edges are clean; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper which has caused some browning to preliminaries from offset reaction. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn; Introduction by Louis Frechette. 137 pp. 020741

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Voyageur and Other Poems, Drummond, William Henry
88 The Voyageur and Other Poems
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean ribbed green cloth boards with clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. Color frontis illustration by Frederick Simpson Coburn with clean tissue guard; 5 additional black & white plates by the artist. 142 pp. A lovely collectible quality book, scarce in this condition, by the author of "The Habitant." 020847

Price: 40.00 USD
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89 Du Pont - One Hundred and Forty Years
Dutton, William S.
New York Scribners 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
396 pgs. VG Clean and tight maroon book with ivory lettering. Frontis portrait. A biography of Du Pont and a history of American Industry all rolled into one.Biography. 002234

Price: 10.00 USD
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U.S. Marshals - Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency, Earp, Mike and David Fisher
90 U.S. Marshals - Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency
Earp, Mike and David Fisher
New York William Morrow 2014 0062227238 / 9780062227232 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 361 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells the thrilling inside story of today's U.S. marshals in their own words. Based on interviews with more than fifty current and former deputies, as well as Earp's personal case notes, here are the greatest cases, hairiest arrests, and most unforgettable moments, all revealed for the first time. 026562

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Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes, Ehling, William
91 Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes
Ehling, William
Woodstock, Vermont Backcountry Publications 1998 0881503290 / 9780881503296 Second edition Paperback Fine 
Clean bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or curling. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 239 pages. 50 hikes, illustrated with maps and with photographs by the author. 027741

Price: 12.00 USD
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Canoeing Central New York, Ehling, William P.
92 Canoeing Central New York
Ehling, William P.
Woodstock, Vermont Backcountry Publications 1982 0942440013 / 9780942440010 Paperback Near Fine 
Clean, solid softcover book. Size approx. 7-1/2" x 9". Clean illustrated cover with red and white lettering on both cover and spine. No creasing, chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, maps. Well laid out descriptions of put-in and take-out, obstacles and distances, water conditions. 171 pages with glossary. 027686

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Amo, amas, amat, and more: How to use Latin to your own advantage and to the astonishment of others, Ehrlich, Eugene
93 Amo, amas, amat, and more: How to use Latin to your own advantage and to the astonishment of others
Ehrlich, Eugene
New York Harper & Row 1985 0061812498 / 9780061812491 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in clean bright dust jacket. Clean black boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Inroduction by William F. Buckley, Jr. 328 pages .with index. Clean bright dust jacket has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable myalr cover. More than 1400 phrases, maxims, and probers, giving the correct spelling and pronunciation and literal meaning, also showing how the word or phrase can be used today. 023219

Price: 12.00 USD
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What We Wore: an Offbeat Social History of Women's Clothing, 1950 to 1980, Ellen Melinkoff
94 What We Wore: an Offbeat Social History of Women's Clothing, 1950 to 1980
Ellen Melinkoff
William Morrow & Co 1984 0688022286 / 9780688022280 First Unknown Near Fine 
Very clean first printing (Quill edition). Softcover with no chipping, creasing or curling. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 203 pages. 026373

Price: 20.00 USD
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Euripides Alcestis, Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
95 Euripides Alcestis
Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
New York / London Oxford Press 1974 0-19-501861-3 / 9780195018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, very slight bow to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 122 pgs. with glossary. Translated by William Arrowsmith. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear and one 1/3" closed edge tear at base spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A translation of one of Euripides' most sublte and witty plays and a wholly fresh interpretation, this rendition shows for the first time the extraordinary formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. 017692

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Shipwreck, Falconer, William
96 The Shipwreck
Falconer, William
London - Edinburgh - New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1887 No Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Birket Foster, Illustrator 
Brown decorative cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt shipwreck vignette on front cover and decorative spine. Very lightly soiled with some surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Gilt-edged pages. Binding is tight & square, 1-1/2 cracking to paper only at top front hinge. Book has two title pages, one illustrated with ship vignette; one plain. Endpapers designed with delicate flower print. Some browning to endpapers. Illustrations by Birket Foster. 167 pgs. 014521

Price: 40.00 USD
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Faulkner at West Point, Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
97 Faulkner at West Point
Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with bright blue square decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean sky blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with fifteen excellent photographs. 136 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slightest bit of edge wear and age-toning, no tears or chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful account of William Faulkner's visit to the United States Military Academy at West Point in April of 1962, three months before his death. Includes Q&A with him about writing, his views on life and more. 027313

Price: 50.00 USD
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Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba, Farr, Jory
98 Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba
Farr, Jory
New York William Morrow 2003 0060090308 / 9780060090302 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket. As new condition (small remainder mark on bottom text block edge). Very clean orange boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 261 pages. Clean bright jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023771

Price: 15.00 USD
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99 My Brother Bill: An Affectionate Reminiscence
Faulkner, John
New York Trident Press 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corner tips very slightly bumped. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A reminiscence of the life of William Faulkner, by his brother John. 010563

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Fable, Faulkner, William
100 A Fable
Faulkner, William
New York Modern Library 1966 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Modern Library No. 368. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on 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 Kent style endpapers - small previous owner name and date on back side of front free endpaper. 437 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), blank on verso on dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027415

Price: 45.00 USD
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