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1 44 Essays By Christopher Morley
Morley, Christopher
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust red cloth boards with clean unchipped paste-on label on cover and spine. Hint of wear to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 265 pgs. Very small previous owner label (very small return address label) on front fixed endpaper. Nice clean, solid copy. 8 vo.. Essays. 011059

Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Ex Libris
Morley, Christopher
New York Christopher Morley 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in its original dust jacket. Golden brown cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on cover, red title box 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. Clean dust jacket designed by Georg Salter has slight edge wear, about 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "A small Anthology, printed and bound (and sold) at the First National Book Fair sponsored by the New York Times and The National Association of Book Publishers. Compiled at their request by Christopher Morley. A collection of 75 essays and tidbits of thought on books, reading and readers. 028244

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Fifth Avenue Bus: An Excursion Among the Books of Christopher Morley with a Note By the Conductor
Morley, Christopher
New York Doubleday Doran & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean, but spine is tanned. Some wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Thick book. 006658

Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Hasta La Vista - Or a Postcard from Peru
Morley, Christopher
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1942 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pages with index and glossary. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at upper and lower spine edges, a few tiny edge nicks and corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An informal account of Morley's family vacation to Peru, in a series of humorous essays, with a remarkable index which is partly a vocabulary of Mr. Morley's very rudimentary Spanish and partly a philosophical summary. 023286

Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Human Being
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown tweed cloth with tiny sparkles, gold title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, else fine. 350 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 008792

Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Internal Revenue
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red topstained page edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 308 pgs. + photos at rear of book. 8vo. Travel. 011631

Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Jive's Like That: Being the Life and Times of Our Bill
Haenigsen (with preface By Christopher Morley)
New York The Procyon Press, Inc. 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Haenigsen, Illustrator 
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean glossy illustrated boards are unfaded. Wear to corners, no tears. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To Jean Dingle with Best Wishes from "Our Bill" and "Penny" - Haenigsen." Unpaginated, story told in comic book format with illustrations by the author. Preface by Christopher Morley. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); small edge & corner chips, numerous closed tears, most of them short, with one long closed tear on rear corner with tape repairs. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11". Comic. 017099

Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Mince Pie: Adventures on the Sunny Side of Grub Street
Morley, Christopher
New York George H. Doran 1919 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Walter Jack Duncan, Illustrator 
Beige boards with brown cloth spine, black lettering, small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Wear to two corner tips, very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Light soiling to boards. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper and on title page. 296 pgs. with illustrations by Walter Jack Duncan. 8vo. Fiction. 016499

Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Pandora Lifts the Lid
Morley, Christopher and Don Marquis
New York George H. Doran 1924 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright unchipped orange lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name in light pencil on front fly leaf. 299 pgs. Clean, solid book. 8vo. Fiction. 012031

Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Pleased to Meet You
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean striped orange and black boards with black cloth spine, orange title box on spine. Light wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Orange endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright. 171 pgs. Clean orange and black dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, 1" closed edge tear, thumb-size chip at top rear of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Fiction. 008951

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Poems
Morley, Christopher
Garden City, New York Doubleday Doran 1936 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Third Edition, SIGNED by Christopher Morley, in unclippedoriginal dust jacket. Red-orange cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. No fraying or bumping, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained upper page edges. A little browning to fixed endpapers; brief previous owner inscription dated 1937 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Signed by author on title page beneath his name: "Christopher Morley". 361 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has a a few faint water spots on spine, small corner chips at top of spine, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Morley's best poems, as he himself selected them, and first publication of many. Scarce signed copy. 028666

Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Seacoast of Bohemia
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1929 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with yellow title box, green lettering on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, slight fraying to top corner of spine. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 68 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and black & white plates. 8vo. Theater. 015244

Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Seacoast of Bohemia
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in dustjacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 68 pp. Illustrated in black & white. Jacket is a bit tattered with 1" chip at base of spine, shallow chipping to edges, browning and closed tears at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019959

Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Shandygaff: A Number of Most Agreeable INquirendoes Upon Life & Letters, Interspersed with Short Stories & Skits, the whole Most Diverting to the Reader
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1918 The Star Series Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean purple cloth boards with yellow lettering. Light corner wear. Sunning to spine and edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Photo portrait of author in front of book. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 326 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 006737

Price: 10.00 USD
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15 The Goldfish Under the Ice
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 First Hardcover Good+ No Dustjacket Kurt Weise, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with small illustration of dog on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Sunning to spine and edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers, with faint previous owner name on front free endpaper. 69 pgs. with illustrations by Kurt Weise. No dustjacket, but enclosed in removable protective mylar. A charming story about a dog named Frisky. 018156

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 The Man Who Made Friends with Himself
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with blue title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013663

Price: 12.00 USD
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17 The Middle Kingdom: Poems 1929-1944
Morley, Christopher
Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1944 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; small, neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 118 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has short closed tear at top of spine with some browning from tape repair at tear site. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013013

Price: 30.00 USD
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18 The Old Mandarin: More Translations from the Chinese
Morley, Christopher
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Carl Rose, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. 120 pgs. with drawings by Carl Rose. Dustjacket has faintest hint of soiling, is not price clipped, slight edge & corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sage observations and amusing comments from Mr. Morley. 8 vo.. Humor. 010299

Price: 20.00 USD
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19 The Powder of Sympathy
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday, Page & Company 1923 First Hardcover Very Good++ Very Good+ Jacket Walter Jack Duncan, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on title page. Very clean light orange boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover, clean unfaded brown cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or fraying; tiny spot of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 304 pgs. Illustrated by Walter Jack Duncan. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on lower corner of front inside flap), very light soiling, tiny chip at based of spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017861

Price: 80.00 USD
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20 The Romany Stain
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black boards with black ribbed cloth spine, unchipped orange paper label on cover and spine. Coloring on spine label has dulled, but clearly legible. Wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Tiny ink-stamped name (same) on back corner of rear free endpaper. 273 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013662

Price: 20.00 USD
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