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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
81 The Boys of the Rincon Ranch
Canfield, H.S.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). From the St. Nicholas Books series. Pale yellow cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover and spine (signs of the zodiac around an image of a boy on a bucking horse). No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 249 pages. 022966

Price: 15.00 USD
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Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer, Canot, Captain Theodore
82 Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer
Canot, Captain Theodore
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Tower Books Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers (slight tanning) - no names, writing or bookplates. Red top-stained page edges on all three sides. Edited with an Introduction by Malcolm Cowley. 376 pages. Clean dust jacket has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026700

Price: 25.00 USD
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The World at Bay, Capon, Paul
83 The World at Bay
Capon, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; a few faint small water spot dots. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully decorated endpapers (Jacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-six science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025813

Price: 250.00 USD
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84 Close to Shore: A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence
Capuzzo, Michael
New York Broadway Books 2001 0-7679-0413-0 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attached swimmers along the New Jersey Shore..." 8vo. Thriller. 008612

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85 The Works of Thomas Carlyle: The Life of Friedrich Schuller; Critical and Miscellaneous Essays; Latter-Day Pamphlets; The French Revolution; Sartor Resartus
Carlyle, Thomas
New York John B. Alden 1885 Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
FIVE VOLUMES from "The Works of Thomas Carlyle". Near fine condition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, bevelled edges, gilt top page edges. Bindings tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Pages clean and bright. No names or bookplates inside. Almost no wear to these books. "The French Revolution" is Volume I of two volumes. Clean, solid, attractive books. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antiquarian. WARD00951

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts, Carol Endler Sterbenz
86 The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts
Carol Endler Sterbenz
New York Harry N. Abrams 1980 0810909677 / 9780810909670 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean cloth dust jacket with gnome pattern printed on it. Size of book is approx. 8" x 12". Clean bright color glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with all fold-outs present and clean. Cloth dust jacket is clean and unworn. There are no other crafts books like this one. To begin with, the jacket itself is a crafts project--cut it up, sew and presto! You already have two gnomes of your own. Unique technical features include patterns in color and same-size patterns for the most complex projects. Many of the projects involve needlework; however, woodworking, soft sculpture, bookbinding, painting on fabric, cooking, pottery, and stained glass are also included. 026330

Price: 25.00 USD
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Carroll, Lewis
87 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Carroll, Lewis
New York Random House 1946 Special Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Tenniel, Fritz Kredel, illustrators 
Two hardcover books in original slipcase, published in 1946. Decorated paper-covered boards are clean, no wear, with red and blue cloth bindings, black title boxes with gold lettering. Slightest hint of spine fade. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. John Tenniel illustrations colored by Fritz Kredel. Each book has rectangular color illustration of Alice in action on cover. Slipcase has some cracking along top edge which has been carefully re-glued, paper covering of slipcase is quite clean with a clean unchipped illustrated title label; a few tiny rubs to edges. 027119

Price: 175.00 USD
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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
88 Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I
Cartland, Barbara
England 1979 Paperback Very Good+ Signed
11" x 14" framed color photograph of author Barbara Cartland standing in front of a huge and ancient tree planted by Queen Elizabeth I of England, with her autograph below it (Love, Barbara Cartland), and a "Lucky Oak Leaf" from the tree in a see-through custom printed envelope below that. Also a typed 5-paragraph note from Barbara Cartland on her personal stationery on rear of framed picture regarding the oak leaf keepsake. Also included are three paperback romance novels by Miss Cartland in excellent condition (titles: The Prude and the Prodigal - Bantam, first printing,October, 1980; A Circus for Love - Pan, first printing, 1987; The Ghost Who Fell in Love, Bantam, first printing, 1979). After her death in May of 2000, Dame Barbara Cartland was interred at her private estate in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, under this very tree that had been planted by Queen Elizabeth I. Miss Cartland was the world's most prolific novelist who wrote 723 books in her lifetime, of which no less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages. She also wrote historical biographies, 6 autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins and cookery. In January, 1988, Cartland received the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, the highest honour of the city of Paris, for publishing 25 million books in France. She wrote her last book at age 97 and died just shy of her 99th birthday in May of 2000. 024117

Price: 150.00 USD
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Bedelia, Caspary, Vera
89 Bedelia
Caspary, Vera
Philadelphia Triangle Books 1947 Reprint Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Triangle books edition in dust jacket. Clean gray boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Small tape / glue spot or two on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 188 pages. Dust jacket has shallow edge chipping, some closed edge tears, edge tape marks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024092

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
90 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
91 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

Price: 25.00 USD
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92 Laughter Incorporated
Cerf, Bennett
Garden City Garden City Books 1955 Eighth Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded charcoal gray boards with red illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. with illustrations by Paul Galdone. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to top inside corner of front dustjacket flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 016021

Price: 10.00 USD
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What We Had, Chace, James
93 What We Had
Chace, James
New York Summit Books 1990 0-671-69478-2 / 9780671694784 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light gray boards with burgundy cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful memoir of an American life, starting in Falls River, Massachusetts in 1931. 8vo. Biography. 015807

Price: 10.00 USD
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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
94 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Danger Mark, Chambers, Robert W.
95 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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96 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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Little Comrade, Chandler, Izora
97 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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Red Wind - A Collection of Short Stories, Chandler, Raymond
98 Red Wind - A Collection of Short Stories
Chandler, Raymond
Cleveland / New York World Publishing (Tower Books) 1946 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Tower Books Edition, ("First Printing, March, 1946) in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red title box, red lettering on cover and spine. Bumping to corners. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean but tanned. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 253 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, no tears, a few very shallow edge chips (1/8" max); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028199

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Taste of Honey - Honey for Health, Beauty & Cookery: Recipes & Traditions, Charleton, Jane and Jane Newdick
99 A Taste of Honey - Honey for Health, Beauty & Cookery: Recipes & Traditions
Charleton, Jane and Jane Newdick
Chartwell Books 1995 0785803491 / 9780785803492 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine gift quality First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded orange cloth boards with gold 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 marks. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full color and black and white. 127 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026753

Price: 20.00 USD
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Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford _ A cheerful account of the rise and fall of an American Business Bucaneer, Chester, George Randolph
100 Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford _ A cheerful account of the rise and fall of an American Business Bucaneer
Chester, George Randolph
New York A. L. Burt 1908 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
A. L. Burt edition in original jacket. Very clean orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering and border decoration around large color paste-on illustration (illustration is clean and has no wear). Black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Four illustrations. 448 pages. Scarce dust jacket has large chip at base of spine corner, chipping at top of spine (not interfering with title), small chips at other corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A silent movie of the same name was made (1921) with Fred Niblo playing Wallingford. 023321

Price: 22.00 USD
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