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THE INEXHAUSTIBLE CUP
New York:E. P. Dutton and Company. (1928). 1st edition, stated. xii+147pp, with some still uncut. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Purple boards still bright with a bit of soiling along edges and a patch of sun-fading to top of rear board. Paper label on front cover and spine lighly soiled. Page edges lightly soiled.  Internally, end papers slightly soiled and age-toned, otherwise, a very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is in good condition. Still in one piece and not price clipped ($2.00), but soiled with much shelfwear and many tears along edges. 
$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 ISLAND OF THE DAY BEFORE
New York:Harcourt Brace and Company. 1995. 1st American, signed, limited edition of 250 copies. Hardcover in slipcase, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. In fine condition.
$175.00
THE JOURNEY DOWN
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1938.  1st edition. Limited to 700 copies and signed by the Author on the limitation page. 306pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards, lightly soiled around edges but otherwise very good. Page edges soiled. Internally, end-pages are age toned and the number 39 is inked to the 1st free end page, but otherwise the pages are clean. The dust jacket is soiled and shelf-worn, still in one piece, but with wear, including small chips and tears to edges and folds. It is not price clipped. *Author's first book.
$150.00
THE LADY AND THE PIRATE
Indianapolis:The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers. (1913). 1st edition. 436pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and 3 plates. Hardcover.  Red decorated boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to edges and spine ends. Internally, a previous owners large penciled signature to 1st free end-page, otherwise pages slightly age-toned but clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. 
$45.00
THE LAND OF THE CASTANET. SPANISH SKETCHES
Chicago:Herbert S. Stone and Co. 1896. (255)pp+(8)pp. ads. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Red striped boards soiled with spine strip darkened. Internally pages clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
$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 LONE GRAVE OF THE SHENANDOAH AND OTHER TALES
Chicago:Belford, Clarke and Co. 1888. 1st edition. 156pp. Top edges gilt. Hardcover.  Blue boards lightly rubbed and soiled with light wear to edges, spine ends and edge points. Internally, a previous owners inscription on 2nd free fly leaf, but otherwise pages clean and bright. Floral endpapers clean as well. *Wright III, 4229.
$35.00
THE MAN OF THE FOREST
New York:Harper and Brothers Publishers. (1920). 1st edition. 383pp. Illustrated with 4 plates by Frank Tenney Johnson. Hardcover. Decorated green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with light wear to spine ends ad edge points. Page edges lightly soiled with dust residue. Internally, a previous owners name is penciled to top of 1st free endpage with a bookseller ticket to bottom of inside front board, otherwise pages clean.  The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
$25.00
THE MAN WHO KNEW COOLIDGE. Being The Soul of Lowell Schmaltz, Constructive and Nordic Citizen
New York:Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1928). 1st edition. 275pp. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled with spine strip darkened. Page edges soiled. Internally, paper is slightly age toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
$45.00
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 MAN WITH THE CLUB-FOOT
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1931. vi+323pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Red boards lightly soiled with a margin of mottling across top of front cover and lighly shelfworn along edges. Page edges soiled.  Internally end-pages slightly age toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The biinding is tight, but ever so slightly cocked, with hinges intact. The unclipped dust jacket is in good condition, still in one piece but soiled, with heavy shelfwear, including small chips and tears, to edges and folds. 
$75.00
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 MASTER OF BALLANTRAE. A Winter's Tale
London:Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1889. 1st edition. viii+332pp+20pp ads. Hardcover. Red boards, decorated in black, with title in gilt on spine are soiled and shelfworn, with spine strip darkened and gilt/text dulled. Internally, floral end pages slightly age toned, with a few bookseller notations, but free of previous owners marks or signatures. Paper throughout is slightly age toned but clean. The binding is tight, but cocked, with hinges still intact. Overall, a good solid copy.
$45.00

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