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THE HALF PINT FLASK
New York:Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1929. 55pp. 1st trade edition.  Illustrated by Joseph E. Stanford.  Hardcover with dust jacket.  Previous owners name to first free end-page and paper slightly age-toned with a small bookseller ticket to lower edge inside rear board, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The dust jacket is worn and soiled, in pieces missing parts of spine and chips to edges, but backed onto brown paper.   
$75.00
THE IRON FLOOD
New York:International Publishers. 1935. 246pp. 1st American edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled along edges.  Page edges soiled. Internally, a lengthy pencilled inscription is on the first free end-page; there is light age toning to end-pages; light foxing to the first few pages, to the half title page, otherwise pages are clean.  The dust jacket is soiled and shelf-worn, with chips and tears to seams and edges but still in one piece. 
$30.00
THE JUNGLE
New York:The Jungle Publishing Company. (1906). 413pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. With sustainer label affixed to inside front board, with a previous owners stamp on the lower edge of bookplate.  Aside from some age-toning to end-pages, a very good, near fine copy, inside and out. Both spine ends gently bumped as well as edge points and a small bit of the word publishers on spine has flaked off, otherwise the binding is clean and fresh.  A very good to near fine copy. 
$600.00
THE LAST AMERICAN. A Fragment From the Journal of Khan-Li, Prince of Dimph-Yoo-Chur and Admiral in the Persian Navy. Edition deLuxe
New York:Frederick A. Stokes Company. (1902). 1st edition thus. 151pp. Illustrated in color by F. W. Read, with Decorative Designs by Albert D. Blashfield and Illustrations by the author.  Hardcover.  Blue boards are clean with decorations still bright on front cover and spine..  Internally, a bookplate is on the inside front board with an inscription of the 1st free end-page, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. A very good copy.  *According to the SciFi Encyclopedia..."John Ames Mitchell founded Life Magazine in 1883, editing it until his death...This is a somewhat spoofish satire in which a 13th century Persian Expedition visits a de-populated Nh-Yok (New York)..."
$35.00
THE LEAVENWORTH CASE. A Lawyer's Story.
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1900. One hundredth thousand printing. 409pp. With fold out list of clues. Hardcover. Decorated boards rubbed and soiled with some scratching and indents. Page edges soiled. Internally, a previous owners bookplate pasted to the inside front board, with end-pages lightly soiled, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact but with a crack to the binding at page 240/241. Overall, a good solid copy. *According to Wikipedia, "She (Green)  was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called 'the mother of the detective novel'." This was her first detective novel. 
$85.00
THE LONDONERS
Chicago:Herbert S. Stone and Co. 1898. 1st edition. 338pp + 1 pp ad. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Covers designed by Claude Bragdon. In very good condition. Covers are very slightly soiled and shelfworn but the design is still bright. The binding is tight but ever so slightly cocked, and hinges are still intact. Aside from 2 notations penciled onto the inside front board, the pages are clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy.
$95.00
THE MAN WHO WAS NOT A COLONEL By a High Private
Boston:Loring, Publisher.  (1877). 191pp. +(8)pp adds. Hardcover. Decorated boards rubbed and worn, with some chipping to the spine. Internally, the front hinge is cracked and a previous owners name is penciled to the 2nd free end-page but otherwise, aside from some age-toing to page edges, a very good, clean copy.
$15.00
THE MARRIAGE OF WILLIAM ASHE
New York:Harper and Brothers Publishers. 1905.  1st edition. 563pp. Illustrated by Albert Sterner. Hardcover. In very good, clean condition.  Aside from a previous owners initials penned to the 1st free end-page and the indent and stain from a paper clip left to long on the first 3 pages, a very good clean copy.
$35.00
THE METROPOLIS
New York:Moffat, Yard and Company. 1908. 376pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. Internally, a previous owners name is penciled to 1st free end-page and the page edges are slightly soiled, but otherwise this is a near fine, clean and bright copy.  Decorated covers bright with just a hint of chipping of the white print to the top word on the spine.  
$95.00
THE MONEYCHANGERS
New York:B. W. Dodge and Company. 1908. 316pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. A previous owners name is pencilled to the first free end-page, otherwise pages clean and bright.  Covers clean and bright as well. A near fine copy. 
$100.00
THE MURDER OF ESTELLE CANTOR
New York:The Dial Press. (1936). 1st edition. 276pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Dust jacket in good condition, still in one piece, but soiled, with wear (and small chips and tears) to edges and seams. The book is in very good condition. Red boards have spots of fading corresponding to chips in dust jacket.  The end-pages are age-toned, with a previous owners name (and review) pencilled to the first free end page. The binding is slightly cocked, still tight with hinges intact.  Overall, a very good/good copy.
$65.00
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. (Special Student's Edition)
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. (1952). 127pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. This college edition, with "college edition" stamped in gilt on rear cover, was published in September, 1960. With code of A-6.61(H) on copyright page.  An early edition. Book is in very good condition with some light age toning where two colors meet on boards, and with end pages lightly age toned and the number 1213 stamped on 1st fep. Top page edges are spotted with staining from dust residue. The dust jacket is in very good condition, but with overall soiling/age toning, especially on the spine.  Hanneman 24b.
$50.00
THE PRINCESS SOPHIA
New York:Harper and Brothers Publishers. 1900. 1st American edition. 259pp+(4)pp. ads. Hardcover.  Red boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with wear to spine ends and edge points. Gilt on spine quite dulled.  Internally, pages lightly age-toned with previous owners inscription of the first free end-page, otherwise a good solid copy. Binding is tight but rear hinge is cracked.
$45.00
THE RIVER JOURNEY
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1949. 1st edition. 196pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition with no previous owners marks or signatures.  Dust jacket is in near very good condition, still in one piece, but soiled and shelf-worn with wear and small chips to edges. It is not price-clipped.  
$20.00
THE STOLEN STORY AND OTHER NEWSPAPER STORIES
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1899. 1st edition. 291pp. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. In very good condition. Gilt still bright on green boards but with a bit of mottling to the spine and rear board. Internally, a large bookplate is on the inside front board, designed by F.T.Gay for John and Harriet Whitmore and a small booksellers tag on the inside rear board, lower corner.  There are several old pencil gouges on the 1st free end-page which indent onto the succeeding page but otherwise, the pages are clean and bright with no other marks or signatures.  A very good copy. *Authors 2nd collection of short stories. He won a Pulitzer Prize in drama in 1918 for his play Why Marry.
$35.00