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DAVID BLAIZE
New York:George H. Doran Company. (1916). 365pp.  Hardcover.  Green boards lightly rubbed and soiled with wear and fraying to spine ends and edge points. Gilt on spine faded and spine slightly cocked. Internally, paper slightly age-toned with a few smudges scattered throughout. No previous owners marks or signatures.  Binding is tight and hinges intact.
$50.00
DEEP SEA PLUNDERING.
New York:D. Appleton and Company. 1902. 361pp + (10)pp advertisements. Illustrated. First edition. Ex-library. Hardcover. Binding is worn at the edges and spine with some mild soiling to the covers and library sticker pasted to the top of the spine. Gilt lettering remains clear and bright. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a bookplate pasted down on the inside front board, which has been stamped as discarded. The ink from the stamp has partially transferred to the first free end-paper. Front hinge is slightly cracked, extending about halfway up the length. There is evidence of a library card pocket having been removed from the inside rear-board. Otherwise, a very good copy.
$20.00
DOWN OUR WAY. Stories of Southern and Western Character
Chicago:Way and Williams.  (1987).  266pp. with many still uncut.  Hardcover.  Decorated green boards soiled.  Internally, pages clean and bright.  No previous owners marks or signatures.  Appears unread. 
$50.00
FROM HAWTHORNE HALL. AN HISTORICAL STORY 1885
(Dorchester)Boston, MA:The Homewood Press. (1922). xi + 421pp. Illustrated with frontispiece. Hardcover.  Green boards very lightly shelf-worn. Gilt on cover bright but slightly dulled on spine strip. Page edges lightly dust soiled.  Internally, previous owners initials and date on first free end-page and two page references are on the rear free end-page. Otherwise, a very good, clean copy. *Novel of Christian Science and Mary Baker Eddy, set in 1885.  
$25.00
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
HIKER JOY
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1920.  244pp. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled with gilt on spine faded. Page edges lightly soiled.  Internally, a previous owners signature is inked to the inside front board, with a booksellers ticket to the lower inside edge of the first free endpage; otherwise, aside from slight age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight but ever so slightly cocked, and the hinges are intact.
$50.00
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

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