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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
THE VEGETABLE OR FROM PRESIDENT TO POSTMAN
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1923. 145pp+2pp ads. 1st edition. Hardcover.  Green boards lightly soiled and gilt worn from spine. Internally, previous owners bookplate to inside front board and date inked to top of 1st free end-page; pages slightly age-toned, but otherwise a very good, clean copy.
$145.00
THE WHITE COAT
New York:Duffield and Company. 1929. xix+440pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. Black and green boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn, with slightly chipped paper label to black spine. Internally, a very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures found. 
$45.00
THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1984. 1st limited edition, one of 350 copies, signed by the author. With acetate dust jacket in decorated slipcase. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Some sun-fading to green on top edge and spine of slipcase as well as the top edge of one side, else fine.
$195.00
TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE
New York:Random House. 1984. 1st limited edition, one of 350 copies, signed by the author. In slipcase. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Fine. 
$200.00
TWO FABLES
Garden City, New York:Doubleday, Page and Company. 1925. xii+95pp. Illustrated by Cameron Wright. Hardcover. In very good condition.  Signed and inscribed by the illustrator on verso of 1st free end-page. Paper label on spine slightly sun-faded with light shelfwear to edges and edge points. Internally, small pencil notation to inside top edge of 1st free end-page and small stamp of 42 in middle of page.  Aside from those and inscription, a very good, clean copy. *"The Story of a White Blackbird" and "The Young Foreigner".
$35.00
UNCLE REMUS AND HIS FRIENDS. OLD PLANTATION STORIES, SONGS AND BALLADS WITH SKETCHES OF NEGRO CHARACTER
Boston:Houghton Mifflin and Company. 1892. 1st edition. xv+(1)+357pp. Illustrated with 12 black/white plates by A. B. Frost.  Hardcover.  Green decorated boards soiled, rubbed and shelf-worn with cloth starting to seperate from boards in places. All edges worn; pages edges soiled and binding slightly cocked.  Internally, hinges front and rear have cracked but binding is still tight. Previous owners inscription on 2nd free end-page, otherwise the pages clean and bright.  Overall, in spite of wear to boards, a good solid copy. 
$75.00