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GUNSTON COTTON: A ROMANCE OF SECRET SERVICE
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1936. Stated 1st edition. 320pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good condition. Orange boards bright with light edge wear to spine ends. Page edges foxed from dust residue.  Internally, age-toning to end-pages but otherwise pages clean and bright.  Bookseller ticket found on bottom inside edge of 1st free endpage and a small stamped star to inside top edge of rear board.  Dust jacket is soiled with dust residue and shelfworn with small chips and tears to edges, but still in one piece.  Overall, a good solid copy.
$45.00
I THOUGHT OF DAISY
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929. 311pp. 1st edition of authors first novel, set in Greenwich Village in the 1920's. The book is in very good condition. Save for a date someone has penned to the upper left corner of the ffep, there are no other previous owners marks or signatures. There is a bit of offset to the end pages from the dust jacket flaps and a few touches of foxing to the first couple of pages, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket, still in one piece, has done its job well and is in good condition. Overall moderate soiling and shelfwear to edges with several chips and small tears.
$95.00
IN BABEL. STORIES OF CHICAGO
New York:McClure, Phillips and Co. 1903. 1st edition. (358)pp+(8)pp ads. Hardcover. Boards lightly worn with most of the spine strip decoration worn off; still bright on front cover.  Top page edges soiled.  Internally, end-pages are slightly age toned but with no previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and square, but both hinges have started.  Overall, a very good, clean copy.  *From the preface..."These stories and sketches have been rewritten from certain daily contributions to the Chicago Record, now the Chicago Record Herald."
$20.00
JOB. A COMEDY OF JUSTICE
New York:A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books. 1984. A limited edition of 750 copies, this is no. 530. Signed by the author. With matching slipcase. Near fine condition, with just a spot on the spine and a spot on the slipcase.
$350.00
JOHN BARLEYCORN
New York:The Century Co. 1913. 343pp. 1st edition. Illustrated by H. T. Dunn. Hardcover. In very good condition. Boards just very lightly soiled with gilt on cover and spine till bright. Internally, a small bookseller ticket to the bottom inside edge of the 1st free endpage and a small stain on the top edge of 2nd free end-page, from a paper clip left to long the the first two pages. Otherwise pages clean and bright.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.  A very good, clean copy.
$175.00
JUNGLE JEST. A TALE OF INDIA
New York:The Century Co. (1932). Stated 1st edition. 392pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. The yellow boards are clean and bright with just a hint of wear to spine ends. Internally, pages are clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures.  The dust jacket has done it's job well and while still in one piece, is quite worn with chips and tears to edges and seams.  Overall, a very good copy with a fair to good dust jacket.
$115.00
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURS
With a preface by Hilaire Belloc. New York:George H. Doran Company. (1923). 333pp. Without the publishers monogram on the copyright page but with the 1 at bottom of page. Hardcover without the dust jacket. With the bookplate of Dr. Herbert T. Kalmus, one of the inventors of technicolor. Covers faded and shelf-worn, with some soiling. Internally, the end-pages are foxed and age-toned but otherwise, aside from the bookplate and Dr. Kalmus's stamp on the first free flyleaf, the pages are clean with the last half of the book still uncut. Overall, a near very good, solid copy.
$45.00
LINCOLN.  A Novel
New York:Random House. 1984. 1st limited, signed edition. One of 350 copies. Wilth slipcase. Still in publishers shrinkwrap. Fine.
$250.00
LOVE ON A BRANCH LINE
Boston:Little Brown and Company. 1959. Stated 1st edition. 291pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy with a very good, slightly edge-worn dust jacket. 
$35.00
MADAME AND HER TWELVE VIRGINS
Boston:Little Brown and Company. 1927. 1st edition. 235pp. Hardcover.  Red boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, end-pages are age-toned, with a booksellers ticket to the lower binding edge of the 1st free end-page and a previous owners stamp embossed on the top of the same page. Otherwise pages are age-toned but clean with no other signatures found.  A very good copy.
$65.00
MARTIN EDEN
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1909. 1st edition. 411pp+10pp catalogue.  Hardcover.  Blue boards lighly rubbed at edges, slightly soiled, with light shelfwear to edges of spine and edge points.  Internally, a presentation inscription to inside front board and a pencilled signature to 1st free end-page. The title page is age-toned with some offset from the frontispiece, but otherwise, pages are clean.  The binding is tight, although slightly cocked, and the hinges intact. A very good copy.  *Previously owned by Inez Haynes Irwin, an American feminist author, journalist, member of the National Women's Party and President of the Author's Guild. Many of her works were published under her former name, Inez Haynes Gillmore. 
$250.00
MONPTI
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1938. 364pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book is very good with some age-toning to end-papers, and light soiling to boards, but otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owners marks or signatures. Binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is worn and soiled, still in one piece, but with many small chips and tears to edges. 
$25.00
MR. CLUNK'S TEXT
New York:Doubleday Doran and Co. For The Crime Club. 1939. 303pp. Stated 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Red boards lightly soiled with very light shelfwear to edges and edge points. Internally, age-toning to end pages with previous owners name and thoughts on reading the book on the 1st free end page. Page edges soiled with dust residue.  Dust jacket is in good + condition, with overall shelf-wear and small chips and tears to edges with one larger tear to rear panel bottom edge. Overall, a very good/good+ copy. 
$45.00
NAMI-KO. A Realistic Novel
Translated From the Japanese by Sakae Shioya and E. F. Edgett. Boston:Herbert B. Turner & Co. 1904. 1st edition. 314pp + (5)pp ads. Hardcover. Green cloth covers and spine strip sun-faded.  Internally, there is a small booksellers tag on the bottom left of the first free end-page and aside from some age-toning to end-papers and some light foxing scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy.
$25.00
O. HENRYANA. Seven Odds and Ends Poetry and Short Stories
Garden City, NY:Doubleday, Page & Company. 1920. 89pp. Number 68 of 377 numbered copies. 1st limited edition.  Hardcover.  Light soiling to brown boards with some old tape residue to top front, above title in gilt.  The white spine has darkened with use and gilt has dulled.  Spine ends and edge points are gently worn.  Internally, a very good, clean copy with no previous owners marks or signatures.  Pages, many still uncut, are lightly age-toned.  Overall, a very good copy.
$45.00