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301 Poe, Edgar Allan The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe - the Book-Lover's Arnheim Edition - Ten Volumes With a Critical Introduction by Charles F. Richardson
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1902 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Coburn, Frederick Simpson 
These books are in very good condition with spine and gilt tanning/fading to a more or lesser degree across volumes, some corner bumps and rubbing, slight foxing and soiling, and a small abrasion to the lower corner of volume V - the slight board abrasion is more noticeable when the book is open. Overall condition of binding is very good with NO instances of broken or compromised gutters -- no splits in endpapers. Please see photos of books for detailed views of defects. The oilskin jackets are in good condition with soiling, minor spoting, and edgewear. Volume V has an abrasive tear on the lower front board corner corresponding to the area of slight damage to the Volume V board corner. I believe these are original since they are labelled and numbered, however, I saw no other listings of these editions mentioning the jackets. ; What a wonderful set for the Poe admirer! You are buying a limited numbered ten volume edition of Poe's works - number 55 of 500 sets produced in 1902. Each book is numbered and the publishers say it is a signed edition - I suppose because of the G. P. Putnam's Sons cursive stamp at the bottom of the numbering. Each book contains striking illustrations by Coburn capturing the eerie tone of the tale or poem. As mentioned above, I found no other sets with dustjackets! The books are in remarkable condition and would make a welcome addition to a serious bibliophile's collection. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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302 Poe, Edgar Allan The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Random House Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and an owner's name neatly penned on the front endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in very good minus shape with minor edge wear, very minor chipping, and a minor scuff toward top front endge of DJ. ; This is a very nice copy of this hard to find (in this condition) Giant volume in the Modern Library series. ; Modern Library Giant; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1026 pages 
Price: 43.99 USD
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303 Pope, Antoinette & Francois Antoinette Pope School Cookbook
The MacMillan Company 1951 Twelfth Printing Hardcover Good 
This book is in good condition with the front lower corner cloth rubbed through, minor soiling of cloth and a stain on the back board, a grease spot on the front endpaper extending (fainter and fainter through the roman numeral pages, and a small stain on some side page edges visible when the book is closed. ; This iconic book is signed by both Antoinette and Francois and is extremely clean inside. I found no internal markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 49.99 USD
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304 Post, Elizabeth L. Emily Post's Etiquette The Blue Book of Social Usage
Funk & Wagnalls 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The book is in very good condition with very minor tanning/page edge soiling. The DJ, now covered in a poly cover , is good with a small chip out at the front spine edge and minor edge wear. ; Want to know the right way to write a note, throw a private dinner, plan a wedding, or accept an invitation for a meal at the White House? This book is for you. As always, please contact us for photos! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 707 pages 
Price: 17.99 USD
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305 Potter, Miriam Clark Hello, Mrs. Goose!
Lippincott Company 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Potter, Miriam Clark 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair condition with one large piece missing from the bottom left half of the front board, smaller chips from the top and bottom of the spine - the bottom being bigger. The DJ also shows more minor chipping and soiling. The jacket does have the original price of $2.00 intact. This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and soiling. ; This book is tight, bright and clean with super endpapers and illustrations. It is a stated first edition. The black and white illustrations are distinctive and engaging. Join Mrs. Goose of Animaltown on her adventures! ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 150 pages 
Price: 44.99 USD
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306 Powell, Lyman P. , editor Historic Towns of New England
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1899 Second Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Good+ 
This beautiful book is in good plus condition with slight dark discoloration near bottom of spine, a short inked inscription on the front endpaper dated 1901, and a tear along the front gutter slightly exposing the underlying mesh and string binding the volume. The binding still has its integrity intact and is in overall very good condition. ; This highly embossed green cloth covered book covers the towns of Portland, Rutland, Mass. , Salem, Boston, Cambridge, Concord, Plymouth, Cape Cod Towns, Deerfield, Newport, Providence, Hartford, and New Haven. It features gorgeous black and white illustrations and photographs and two 18th century pullout maps of Boston. The book was published by Putnam's Knickerbocker Press imprint. This would make a terrific gift for your favorite New England historian! Please contact us for photos. ; American Historic Towns; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 599 pages 
Price: 54.99 USD
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307 Powell, Talmage Mission Impossible The Priceless Particle
Western Publishing Company 1969 Hardcover Good+ 
This book is in good shape with typical page foxing and tanning found in the 1960's Whitman editions. This book shows moderate edgewear and shelfwear. ; This book tells the story of a mission from the iconic television program. "Good morning, Mr. Phelps . . . Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is . . ." Great fun ! Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 7.49 USD
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308 Pyle, Howard The Mysterious Chest Being a True and Temperate Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures That Befell Several Citizens of the Town of New York on the Eve of Christmas Day in the Year of Grace 1793
Privately Issued 1986 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Grecke, Sue 
This book is in very good condition with very slight shelf wear. I have covered the book in non-adhesive Brodart film to protect it which can be easily removed, if you wish, with no damage to the book. ; This limited edition was privately printed for the friends of The Type House + Duragraph. These concerns produced limited edition books from at least 1977 to 1986. I have / had a 1977, 1983 and 1986 example of various editions. Curiously, while my other examples have hand inked numbers on the limited edition page, this copy does not. I wonder if this way an error. My other two examples, obtained from the same person, are number 198. This is a well done, beautifully illustrated, edition featuring an iconic writer's work. What a wonderful Christmas gift! ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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309 Pynchon, Thomas Mortality and Mercy In Vienna
Aloes Books 1959 0 85652 023 First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good 
This softcover booklet is in very good condition with some inside page tanning. Cover is clean and bright. ; This unpaginated softcover booklet was first published by EPOCH in Spring 1959 Vol. IX No. 4. This date is the only date mentioned in the book. The printing date was likely later - perhaps the 1970's or early 1980's. This piece is scarce and highly collectible.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 45.99 USD
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310 Pynchon, Thomas The Secret Integration
Aloes Books 1980 0-85652-049-7 First Edition Thus; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
This booklet is in very good condition with very slight wear to bottom edge of spine. ; From the back cover ""The Secret Integration" was first published in The Saturday Evening Post, December 19, 1964. This UK edition is published by Aloes Books, London, 1980 and is limited to 2,500 copies." The original price is shown as 1 pound sterling. This softcover booklet is in great condition! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages 
Price: 24.99 USD
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311 Queen, Ellery; Gardner, Erle Stanley; Christie Agatha A Fine and Private Place (1971) ; the Case of the Postponed Murder (1973) ; Nemesis (1971)
Walter J. Black Hardcover Very Good- 
This book has very minor spine scuffing/tanning/soiling. ; We have always liked these three-in-one volumes, but wondered, "Are they abridged? " We googled it and got an answer from the eminent expert Jon Breen, whose stories we have also enjoyed. "In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, "juryboxer" wrote: >> If you're talking about the Detective Book Club, published by Walter J. Blackout of Rahway, New York, they weren't abridged, but I think they were occasionally edited for content that might offend conservative readers. >> Jon L. Breen" There you go! If you would like photos or book info. , contact us. ; Detective Book Club; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.99 USD
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312 Rathjen, Carl Henry Land of the Giants Flight of Fear
Whitman 1969 Hardcover Very Good 
This book is in very good condition with minor page tanning. ; This book is based upon the iconic 1960's television program. As always, please contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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313 Raymond, Rev. M. Three Religious Rebels - Forefathers of the Trappists The Saga of Citeaux
P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1944 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
The book is in very good condition with very mild shelf wear and page tanning. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in better than fair condition with a small front right hand corner piece missing and edge wear and chipping. ; This is a "dramatized history" of Saints Robert, Alberic, and Stephen Harding during 11th century feudalism who were to become the forefathers of the Trappists. As always, please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 68.99 USD
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314 Reimer, Edward F. Matching Mountains with the Boy Scout Uniform The Official Boy Scout Uniform Badges, Insignia and Awards
E. P. Dutton & Company 1929 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good+ 
The book is in good plus condition with shelf and edge wear particularly around spine and board edges, some soiling of cloth spine, and a penned gift inscription on a blank page in front. A strip of Brodart cloth book repair tape has been place between the frontispiece and the title page to strenghten the binding. ; This gorgeous old book has striking color and b&w illustrations and many photographs. It is definitely NOT a stuffy old technical manual -- it relates scout wear to historical, literary, spiritual, and practical matters relevant to the activities and attitudes of boy scouts. The book would make a tremendous gift for your favorite Eagle Scout! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages 
Price: 88.99 USD
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315 Reischauer, Edwin O. Japan Past and Present
Alfred A. Knopf 1964 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
The book is in very good condition with gentle wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good condition with minor edge wear and minor sun relating fading on spine. ; This Harvard professor, scholar and former ambassador to Japan gives a short sweeping history of Japan in a highly engaging manner. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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316 Remarque, Erich Maria The Road Back
Little, Brown & Company 1931 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
There is a small bit of fading to the edges of the gray cloth boards and the red inked top page edges. The previous owners name is neatly penned on the endpaper on the back of the front board. A small foil stamp from the original bookseller is on the bottom of the facing endpaper. The binding is tight and the corners are in good shape. This is a very nice copy of an important book. As always, please contact us if you wish to see pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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317 Rhea, Mini and Leighton, Francis Spatz I Was Jacqueline Kennedy's Dressmaker
Fleet Publishing Corp. 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is tight and in very good shape. It does have a lightly penned gift inscription on the first blank page (endpaper opposite the front board). The dustjacket is unclipped and is bright but does show some wear with some scuffs and very small tears. The jacket, as always with our books, is now protected with a mylar jacket. Please contact us for pictures! ; This book is in great condition and would be perfect for a person interested in the history of fashion in the fifties and sixties or Jacqueline Kennedy fans. The book has many drawings/illustrations of gowns and dresses made for and worn by Jackie! S&H includes insurance and delivery confirmation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages 
Price: 110.00 USD
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318 Richmond, Grace S. Red Pepper Burns
A. L. Burt Company 1910 Hardcover Good 
This brown cloth book with dark brown text and lime green, red, white and dark brown cover image of a fairy hanging off the back of a roadster is in good shape for its age with professionally repaired but fragile binding. ; This edition of Red's challenges contains several illustrated color plates! The book would make a handsome decorator piece as well. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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319 Ritner, Ann The Green Bough
Peoples Book Club 1950 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This book is in good plus condition with very light shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, rubbing and chipping. ; This is the story of the Goodall family living in a small Pennsylvania town in the early 1900's. It is a wholesome story of family. The striking endpapers depict the family sitting down together at dinner. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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320 Robinson, Donald The Face of Disaster A Shocking Report on the Way Americans Have Reacted and Will React in Major Catastrophe
Doubleday 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good shape with minor wear and a small owner's return address stamp on the front endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has minor edge wear and chipping at the top edge of spine. There is a three inch tear at the bottom edge of the spine. ; The DJ image is a close up of a dramatic rope tornado! How do people react to unexpected catastrophes? Please contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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321 Rockwood, Roy Bomba the Jungle Boy on the Underground River
Cupples & Leon Company 1930 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and a small pierce in cloth on the front board. The boards are bright and clean. The book shows slight foxing on a few pages and tanning along page edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; I grew up watching Bomba movies on Saturday mornings, and I still have a soft spot for the Bomba character. Although I have sold Bomba books in the past, I have never run across a Bomba book in such excellent condition. This would make an excellent addition to any Bomba collection. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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322 Rogers, Fred and Head, Barry Mister Rogers Talks with Parents
Berkley Books 1983 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition. The now mylar protected DJ shows wear and has tears and wrinkles at the top of the front of it. ; What can you say that has not been said about Mister Rogers. He was the man! Little kids trusted and listened to him. The coolest thing about the book? ? ? The words and music to songs from his show! Won 't you be my neighbor? ! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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323 Rogers, Roy and Evans, Dale with Stowers, Carlton Happy Trails The Story of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
Guideposts 1979 0-8499-0086-7 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
The book is very good condition. The DJ , now in a mylar cover, shows wear, small tears and creasing along the jacket edges. ; This autobiography discusses the lives of this iconic cowboy couple and the role faith, friends, animals, and show business played. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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324 Rogers, Will & Day, Donald editor The Autobiography of Will Rogers With a Forward by Will Rogers Jr. and Jim Rogers
Houghton and Mifflin 1949 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The book is in good plus shape with slight wear and slight endpaper foxing. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; This story of a writer, entertainer, humorist and philosopher is a story worth knowing. Get it from his own words. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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325 Ross, Walter S. The Last Hero: Charles A. Lindbergh
Harper & Row 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good shape with slight fading of orange cloth covered board edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus shape is price clipped with minor wear and a small tear and chip and the back of the jacket near the spine. ; This book details, in addition to Lindbergh's aviation heroics, the controversial side of the man and his other achievements in science and conservation. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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326 Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic 2005 0-439-78454-9 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The book is in very good shape with slight wrinkling of cloth at top of spine. The DJ , now protected in a protective poly cover, has no obvious flaws. ; I am no expert on Harry Potter first editions, but the number 1 is in the countdown from 10. We'll happily shoot you photos of the book and the title page at your request! This would make a great gift. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 652 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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327 Rubin, Bob Little Men of the NFL
Random House 1974 Hardcover Very Good- 
This book is in very good shape with minor wear and soiling. ; This book profiles seven prolific little men in the NFL. Subjects include Fran Tarkenton and Garo Yepremian. Please contact us for photos. ; NFL Punt Pass and Kick Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 153 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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328 Runbeck, Margaret Lee Our Miss Boo
Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. 1943 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Bacon, Peggy 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, wrinkles and chipping. Chipping is most pronounced at bottom/back of spine where a 1/2" by 5/8" chip is present and starting two thirds of the way on the front extending the end of the top spine (no printing is effected). The book is in very good condition with bright, clean green cloth boards, umbumped corners, a bright white image on the front boards and highly legible white lettering on spine. ; This darling minor classic tells an enchanting story of a child that may appeal to any grown-up who has ever loved a little girl. Great condition!; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages 
Price: 34.99 USD
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329 Russell, Beatrice Living in State The Adventures of a Foreign Service Wife
David McKay 1959 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
This book is good shape with minor foxing and soiling along exterior board edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is clipped and has significant chipping, wear and tears with a couple of small pieces missing. ; Russell details her experiences in the Middle East and Africa in the 1940's and 1950's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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330 Ruth, Kent How To Enjoy Your Western Vacations
University of Oklahoma 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The book is in good plus shape with minor shelf wear and edge fading. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; This book covers the Ozarks, the Texas Gulf Coast, the Black Hills, Minnesota, the Colorado Rockies, the Southwest, Utah and the Intermountain Playground, the Upper Rockies, the Pacific Northwest, and California. This University of OK Press, a terrific publisher, features lots of photographs and is a wonderful vintage book detailing vacation ideas from more than a half century ago. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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331 Sabin, Lou and Sendler, Dave Stars of Pro Basketball
Random House 1970 Hardcover Good+ 
This book is in better than good condition with slight edge wear. ; This book presents profiles on some great NBA player including Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabar) , John Havlicek, Walt Frazier among others. Please contact us for photos. ; The Punt Pass and Kick Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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332 Sandburg, Carl Chicago
Twin Heart Press 1993 Limited Edition Paperback Very Good- 
Slight curling at spine side building peak and faint wrinkle visible at peak next to it when book is turned over. ; The cover of this book is cutout in the shape of the skyline -- lower buildings with the front cover than the back -- and the building details drawn in. Sandburg's poem is printed on yellow paper by a single staple. Cover design and binding was done by Sandra Grace. "This is keepsake number 1 for the "Grand Conclave" X1 of the M. B. S. (Miniature Book Society) in Chicago, IL, on Sept. 4 and 5, 1993 as a gift edition. "; Miniature Less than 3" tall 
Price: 70.99 USD
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333 Sanders, Col. Harland "Finger Lickin' Good" Life As I Have Known it Has Been
Creation House 1974 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight soiling. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with a price clipping and minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; Learn about how Col. Sanders came to start his fantastic chicken business late in life in an unused corner of a service station. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 33.99 USD
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334 Sartre, Jean-Paul Troubled Sleep
Alfred A. Knopf 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear, interior page tanning, and a slight top front corner bump. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good minus to fair condtion with significant edge wear, tears and chipping. ; From the inner fold of the DJ, "Jean-Paul Sartre's subject in this magnificient novel is the impact of a crushing defeat on a great people, and their consequent disintegration. No reader who gives it the sensitive attention it deserves will fail to surrender to its pity and terror, Its massive and understanding humanity. " The novel begins in June, 1940 with the fall of France and extends over several weeks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 421 pages 
Price: 41.99 USD
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335 Schafer, Kermit Best of Bloopers Uncensored Radio and Tv's Most Hilarious Boners
Avenel Books 1973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
This book is in very good shape with very minor foxing on the endpapers. The DJ, now protected in a protective poly cover, is in fair shape with soiling, chipping (minor) and wrinkling. ; Bloopers were incredibly popular in the 1970's and Kermit Schafer was the king of producing programs chock full of them. Relive those times and experience them for the first time here through this book. Please contact us for photos. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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336 Schiverea, Ferdinand Grace Magnified Evangelistic Addresses and Bible Readings with Brief Biographical Sketch
S. R. Briggs 1886 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
This book has edge and shelf wear and age related spotting and soiling of the yellow cloth boards. The gold embossed text on cover and spine is intact and visible. The endpapers joining the front and back boards have worn through and torn at the crease, however, the mesh material below is intact, so the boards and binding have integrity. Occasional light pencilled highlighting. ; This rare book discusses God's Grace, prayer, conversion, Christ our example, and many other topics relevevant to the personal growth of Christians. At the time of this posting, I could find no copies of this book online other than a print on demand edition. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages 
Price: 34.99 USD
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337 Schneider, Herman & Nina Science Fun with Milk Cartons
Whittlesey House 1953 Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Bendick, Jeanne 
This red cloth covered book is in very good condition with no obvious flaws. The DJ, now in a protective poly cover, is bright and nicely illustrated but has minor soiling and chipping. ; The craft projects use cardboard milk cartoons as the major material component. The cartons used are the cardboard type -- both half gallon (still found in grocery stores especially for organic milk) and gallon size (I still see Gold Fish Crackers packaged in these cartons in wholesale stores. These throwback projects are perfect for your little budding engineers! Please contact us for pictures. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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338 Schroeder, Doris The Beverly Hillbillies The Saga of Wildcat Creek
Whitman 1963 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Andersen, Al & Kohn, Arnie 
This book has edge wear along spine and spine edges. Pages have typical tanning. Binding is tight. ; Join Jed, Granny, Jethro and Ellie May as they drive Mr. Drysdale to tears! Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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339 Schroeder, Doris Lassie Forbidden Valley
Whitman 1959 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Timmins, Harry 
This book is in remarkably good shape and appears to be in unread condition. Very minor wear at lower spine corner. ; Timmy and Lassie have an adventure and Lassie saves the day. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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340 Seredy, Kate & Thompson, Blanche Jennings Bible Children Stories from the Bible
Dodd, Mead & Co 1937 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This may be a stated first edition. While the book states it is published by Dodd Mead, the DJ indicates that it is an old Grosset & Dunlap reprint -- so it is unclear to me whether this book is a first edition and the DJ came from another book. The book is in good plus shape with minor corner and edge/shelf wear and tanned pages. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has small tears, wrinkles, and edge wear. ; The color lithography in this insprirational child's book is darling. This would make a terrific gift for Kate Seredy collectors. Seredy, a predecessor to Tasha Tudor, evokes many of the same emotions (in us) . Please contact us for photos! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 89.00 USD
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341 Shankland, Robert Steve Mather of the National Parks
Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, soiling, chipping (most pronounced at top and bottom spine edges - and about a 1 by 1 inch chip on the bottom left edge at the fold affecting NO printing or images) , and a $4.00 penned price next to the $4.00 price originally printed on this unclipped dustjacket. This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and a bookplate neatly pasted inside the front cover on the blank page facing the front board. ; This book features an introduction by Gilbert Grosvenor, an index, and bibliography. From the front of the dustjacket: "The stirring story of big mountains and big politics - of big trees and big business - and of the life of a remarkable American, Stephen T. Mather." A follower of Theodore Roosevelt in the field of resource conservation, he came to Washington to fix the national parks in 1915 for the Secretary of the Interior and in 1916, Woodrow Wilson signed the bill authorizing the National Parks Service. This book had three pieces of ephemera in it which comes with the book. The first is a one page magazine profile of Mather under the headline "The National Wildlife Foundation's Conservation Hall of Fame." The second is a news release from the Department of the Interior dated April 15, 1969 announcing the dedication of Mather Gorge on the Potomac River in Great Falls, Virginia. The third is a piece talking about the conservationist exclusions covering the Scapegoat Wilderness in Montana. I believe it was printed near the time President Nixon signed the bill in the summer of 1972. This piece is fascinating - handwritten and hand penned illustrations aimed at claiming a political victory for conservationists. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 45.99 USD
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342 Sherman, E. Helene & Massman, Robert E. Franciscan Prayer
Kurbel Books 1988 0-917911-13-X Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Gentile, Loretta & Roberts-Cullen, Gayle 
This book is in very good condition but has a gift inscription on the blank panel opposite the copyright page (this is the very last panel in the book). ; This book is numbered 70 out of 250 copies. It is gorgeous and features beautiful calligraphy and illuminations,. One page is decorated with a US postal stamp featuring Francis of Assisi. The book features a slipcase with the title pasted on the front and the ISBN number pasted on the lower back side. A ribboned bookmark with a small medal featuring an angelic robed figure and the words S. Chiara is affixed to the back endpaper. S. Chiara is the Italian St. Clare -- one of the first followers of St. Francis. ; Color Illustrations; Miniature Less than 3" tall; 12 pages 
Price: 195.99 USD
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343 Sherman, Harold M. Tahara Amoung African Tribes
The Goldsmith Publishing Company 1933 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This book is in good condition with slight shelf wear to board edges and page tanning. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, a clipped price and chipping. ; Harold Sherman is best known for his many sports books. He wrote four Tahara jungle adventure books as well featuring a resourceful American boy. Please contact us for photos. ; Books for Boys; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages 
Price: 14.99 USD
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344 Shire, Ellen The Snow Kings
Walker & Company 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Shire, Ellen 
This book is in very good minus condition with foxing to lower corner board edges, slight shelf wear, and slight page edge tanning. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus condition with some edge soiling, wear, and wrinkling. The lower front edge of the DJ is clipped, however, there is a price of $4.50 on the top of the DJ. Because of the book's font style, I cannot determine if this is the original price or a skillfully printed newer price. ; This distinctively illustrated storybook is in terrific shape. In the story, three kings feud over the better colored kingdom -- yellow, brown, or pink. While the feud threatens to split the world apart, resolution is found when friendships are built. This book is unpaginated. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 44.99 USD
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345 Sidney, Margaret Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
Whitman 1955 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Sari 
This book is in good condition with minor edgewear, corner bumps, small corner piece of fep missing, an owners name penned on first blank page, and slight chipping of the transparent film covering board image along spine. ; This is a Whitman edition of the classic so you know it is well illustrated. Did you know Margaret Sidney was married to the head of Lothrop Publishing? That may be why you see so many reprints by that publishing house. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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346 Sinclair, Upton A World to Win
The Viking Press 1946 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
This book is in good condition with minor shelf wear to bottom of boards and bumped corners. Interior pages are slightly tanned. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair shape with edge wear and tears, faint stains, and chipping. ; Lanny Budd, a secret agent for Franklin D. Roosevelt, ferrets out fascism in Europe, America, and the Pacific. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 581 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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347 Slaughter, Frank G. Apalachee Gold The Fabulous Adventures of Cabeza De Vaca
Doubleday & Company 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus shape with minor edge wear, very minor chipping, and light soiling. ; From the back of the DJ, "Cavalcade Books is a new series of original works of fiction written for the younger generation by authors of established reputation. Each volume will portray the colorful people or outstanding events in some particular century through the medium of an exciting story." In my opinion, adults would enjoy these book as well, given the abundance of historical information and light story telling style. Slaughter used the journals of De Vaca and other historical records as the basis of this 16th century exploration adventure through Florida, Texas and Mexico. ; Cavalcade Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages 
Price: 25.99 USD
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348 Smith, Eunice Young The Jennifer Prize
Bobbs-Merrill 1951 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Smith, Eunice Young 
This book is in good plus condition with minor corner and spine bumps and wear, light fading and soiling, and a gift inscriptiion on the page after the front endpapers. The DJ is in good condition with chips at the corners (the most significant at the lower front edge) , edge wear, slight tanning to rear and spine, and a price clip. ; Ten year old Jennifer looks forward to Easter while competing in a school essay contest for a wonderful animal prize. Concerns about her invalid friend is part of the story of a little girl on an Illinois farm in 1909.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 74.99 USD
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349 Smith, Gene Maximilian and Carlota A Tale of Romance and Tragedy
William Morrow 1973 0-688-00173-4 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
The book is very good condition with very minor shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is also in very good condition with two minor chips at the top of the rear portion of the DJ. ; This is the story of Archduke Maximilian of Austria, who at the age of 31 became Emperor of Mexico, and Carlota, the beautiful Belgian princess he took as Empress. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages 
Price: 15.99 USD
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350 Smith, H. Allen Low Man on a Totem Pole
The Blakiston Company 1945 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good shape with minor tanning and foxing on the cover and interior pages. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has minor wear and soiling. ; This edition is the 1945 Blakiston reprint of the 1941 edition. It features an introduction by Fred Allen and the book features hilarious semi-biographical accounts of his travel and experiences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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351 Smith, H. Allen The Pig in the Barber Shop
Little, Brown & Company 1958 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The book binding is tight and the cloth cover and embossed title on spine bright. The pages are tanned and there is a small tear at the bottom of the title page. The dustjacket, now protected in a poly cover, is clipped and has minor wrinkling, wear, and chipping along edges. ; This is a humorous account of the author's travel to Mexico. As always, we are happy to provide pictures of this item. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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352 Smith, Oswald J. The Adventures of Andy Mcginnis
Marshall, Morgan & Scott 1967 Sixth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Carden, Rev. Cyril L. 
This book is in good shape with some minor fading of boards and yellowing of high acid pages. The DJ, now protected in a mylar cover, is bright and whole with minor creasing and wear. ; This is a 1967 printing of a 1954 book. The DJ shows a young cowboy being bucked off of a bull. From the DJ, "The greatest adventure of all was when he became a young soldier in the great army whose Captain is the Lord Jesus Christ." This book would make a wonderful gift for a godson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 18.99 USD
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353 Smith, Thorne The Thorne Smith Three Bagger
Doubleday 1943 Hardcover Fair Illustrated by Roese, Herbert 
This blue cloth covered book has minor edgewear to boards, slightly bumped corners, and a 1 inch perforation to the cloth at the bottom edge of the front board. An owner return address sticker is affixed to the front end paper. ; Three of Smiths books are included in this anthology: The Glorious Pool, Skin and Bones, and Topper. Topper is his best known work and was made into a movie. There were two Topper sequels. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 685 pages 
Price: 6.99 USD
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354 Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I. The Gulag Archipelago 1918 - 1956 An Experiment in Literary Investigation I - II
Harper & Row 1974 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with very faint foxing to black cloth board edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus condition with very slight wear and some fading on spine. ; This book is described as a masterpiece telling the storyof the Soviet apparatus of repression following the October Revolution of 1917. With wrath, bitter calm, irony, and comedy, the author imaginatively combines history, autobiography, and political analysis to tell his story. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 660 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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355 Sperry, Armstrong All about the Artic and Antarctic
Random House 1957 Fourth Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear. Bookplate, previous owner's name on endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; Topics include: Weather, Wind, Ice and Permafrost; Fur-Bearers of the North; Creatures of the Arctic Sea; Arctic Birds that Come and Go; The Eskimos Greatest Friend; and much more. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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356 Spiller, Burton L. Fishin' Around
Winchester Press 1974 0-87691-128-9 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Weiler, Milton 
This book is in very good shape with very minor shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, we list in fair shape because of small spotting/staining and foxing. ; Spiller is affectionately known in the hunting world as "the poet laureate of the ruffed grouse" and wrote extensively for Field & Stream. This book gives "glimpses of Canada, Nova Scotia and Maine with a little fishing . . ." Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages 
Price: 16.99 USD
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357 St. George, Eleanor Old Dolls
Gramercy 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with a bit of label adhesive on front endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair shape with edge wear, edge tears, wrinkling and chipping. ; Nineteen kinds of collectible dolls are surveyed and described by a recognized doll expert. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages 
Price: 17.99 USD
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358 Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island
Whitman 1955 Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Frame, Paul 
This old Whitman book is remarkably bright and in terrific condition with minor corner and spine edge wear and tanned pages. ; Pirates! Parrots! Treasure! Oh my! Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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359 Stockman, David The Triumph of Politics Why the Reagan Revolution Failed
Harper & Row 1986 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Whatever your political leanings, this book is an interesting perspective inside the Reagan White House. Stockman was considered a turncoat by the right and a hero by the media and the left in 1986 when the book came out. We believe that history's judgement on the Reagan presidency, while still undoubtedly evolving, is generally positive -- primarily because the crushing stagflation stopped, gasoline price woes dampened, and the cold war ended. Bipartisan relationships and deals have undoubtedly influenced this judgement. Tax policy and budget deficits, still vociferously debated today, were pivotal in the Reagan on attack these problems. Stockman's judgement in 1986 was generally negative. Is history's positive judgement correct? Or is Stockman's verdict more correct? The book and DJ are in very good shape with no obvious flaws. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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360 Stockton, Frank R. The Lady, or the Tiger? And Other Stories
Charles Scribner's Sons 1886 Hardcover Good 
This gilded top page edge book has green cloth boards and gold embossed text on the spine and front board. It has minor edge wear and page edge soiling. Some interior pages show minor staining or foxing. ; This book has one dozen of Stockton's best known short stories. Please contact us for photos. ; Stockton's Stories First Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages 
Price: 23.99 USD
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361 Stockton, Frank R. Old Applejoy's Ghost
Privately Issued 1977 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Brill, Arthur 
This book is in very good condition with very slight shelf wear. I have covered the book in non-adhesive Brodart film to protect it which can be easily removed, if you wish, with no damage to the book. ; This limited edition was privately printed for the friends of The Type House + Duragraph. These concerns produced limited edition books from at least 1977 to 1986. I have / had a 1977, 1983 and 1986 example of various editions. This limited edition is numbered 198. This is a well done, beautifully illustrated, edition featuring an iconic writer's work. Stockton is perhaps best known for his short story "The Lady or the Tiger" and was very popular during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. What a wonderful Christmas gift! ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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362 Streatfeild, Noel The January Baby
Arthur Barker Ltd. 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and slight page yellowing. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in very good minus shape with minor edge wear and rubs. ; This British volume features an unclipped dustjacket featuring a pound sterling price. Streatfeild wrote 12 of these baby books, and gives suggestions for what to call and give the baby, astrology implications of the birth month, famous people born in this birth month, as well as quotations and rhymes to fit many aspects of babyhood. These scarce volumes are highly collectible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 59.99 USD
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363 Strung, Norman and Rosko, Milt Spinfishing The System That Does it All
The MacMillan Company 1973 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
From the cover: "Two experts tell you all you need to know about spin-fishing in fresh and salt-water." The book is in very good shape with a few pages that have been dog-eared and a good, now mylar protected, DJ that has a wrinkling, wear and a few tiny tears. This would make a great gift for your favorite fisherman. Please contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 19.99 USD
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364 Summerhays, R. S. Elements of Riding
The Stephen Greene Press 1963 First American Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
The book is in good shape with the owners name neatly penned at the top of the book's first three pages and some adhesive remains near the bottom of the title page. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is good shape with corner and edge wear. ; This popular British riding manual features many photographs and illustrations. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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365 Sutton, Margaret The Voice in the Suitcase A Judy Bolton Mystery
Grosset & Dunlap 1935 Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
The book is in good shape with age related wear and soiling and a long wrinkle on the title page. The DJ, no protected in a poly cover, has a piece missing from the top of the extending about an inch and 1/2 to the bottom of the title. Otherwise, the jacket has minor chipping and edge wear. The front cover title and image are intact. ; This is number 8 in the Judy Bolton series. What happens after Mr. Potter is killed and apparitions begin to appear? Please contact us for photos. ; Judy Bolton Mystery Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 18.99 USD
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366 Sutton, Margaret The Vanishing Shadow A Judy Bolton Mystery
Grosset & Dunlap 1932 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The book is in good shape with age related wear and tanning. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, has minor edge chipping and wear and a small tear at top front of jacket. ; This is the first (number one) in the Judy Bolton series. Her first adventure is based on a true story. Please contact us for photos. ; Judy Bolton Mystery Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages 
Price: 20.99 USD
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367 Sutton, Margaret The Vanishing Shadow
Grosset & Dunlap 1932 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good Illustrated by Doane, Pelagie 
This book is in good condition with shelf wear, minor foxing and page tanning, minor soiling, previous owner name penned and pencilled on blank page and front endpaper. ; This is the first book in the Judy Bolton series and may be a first edition since Grosset did publish the first edition in 1932. Please contact us for photos. ; A Judy Bolton Mystery; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages 
Price: 12.99 USD
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368 Swineford, Hon. A. P. Alaska its History, Climate and Natural Resources
Rand McNally & Company 1898 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
The book is in very good condition with bright gilding and embossing on the front and rear covers and spine. The fold-out map which originally appears to have been lightly glued into the back of the book is in tact and in terrific condition with no observed flaws other than the fact that is loose and unattached. There are old owners names on the front endpapers and first blank page and some old pencil marks on the back (blank) endpaper. ; Alaska Its History, Climate And Natural Resources by Hon. A. P. Swineford (ex-governor of Alaska) is an 1898 first edition by Rand McNally & Company. This is a terrific rare book for a geography or map enthusiast. The book has a number of photographic plates illustrating it including several pictures of Eskimoes and Eskimo activities. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 135.00 USD
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369 Taylor, Professor E. G. R. The Haven-Finding Art A History of Navigation from Odysseus to Captain Cook
Abelard-Schuman 1957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and soiling along top page edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor tiny white paint spotting, edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. The jacket displays the original price of $6.00.; This book contains a foreword by Commodore Collins, Hydrographer of the British Navy. Professor Taylor lays out a detailed history of navigation. The book features 25 B & W plates and 28 figures. This is a wonderful book for your favorite sailor! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages 
Price: 50.99 USD
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370 Thomas, Lowell History As You Heard It
Doubleday & Company 1957 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
The book is in very good shape with minor wear along edges. The DJ, now protected in a mylar cover, has wear and minor tears along edges. ; Day-by day reports of news from late 1930 through late 1955 from Lowell Thomas! As always, contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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371 Thomas, Peter LOVE I Corinthians 13
Peter and Donna Thomas 1989 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good 
I could detect no obvious flaws. ; This book is very scarce -- only 200 copies of this edition were produced. This book is number 152 and is produced on Peter Thomas's handmade paper. Boards are read with the title printed in gold vertically done the spine. The book is very small - about 2.5 centimeters wide (little less than an inch) 2 centimeters tall. The bible verse in this book was produced on the occasion of Donna's 32nd birthday. At the time of this posting, I could find no other copies online. ; Miniature Less than 3" tall 
Price: 135.00 USD
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372 Thompson, Ruth Plumly The Princess of Cozytown
P. F. Volland Company 1922 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good Illustrated by Scott, Janet Laura 
This unpaginated book is in good condition with significant cover, spine, edge and corner wear. The boards are now protected in a tapeless mylar cover. Additionally, an owner inscription is present on the front endpaper with a 1926 date and some pages may have MINOR spotting or foxing. ; That being said this fairy tale book is simply striking. The endpapers, front and back, are in full color and are beautiful as are the profuse interior illustrations. This would be a cherished addition to any fairy tale collection. Many will recognize Ruth Plumly Thompson as the writer of several popular Wizard of Oz pastiches. As always, please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 89.00 USD
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373 Thurber, James The Owl In The Attic and Other Perplexities
Harper and Brothers Publishers 1931 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Thurber, James 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair shape with a price clipped (torn off) ) , minor soiling, edge wear, edge tears, and chipping This book is in good plus condition with slight shelf wear and foxing (minor moisture? ) around the top of the outer boards. Yellow cloth boards and black embossed letters and dog image are bright. ; This book is scarce with a dustjacket! ! This three part volume is introduced by E. B. White. The three parts are entitled: I. Mr. And Mrs. Monroe, II. Pet Department, and III. Ladies' and Gentlemen's Guide to Modern English. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages 
Price: 55.99 USD
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374 Toboldt, Bill Fix Your Chevrolet V8 or 6 1961 to 1940
The Goodheart-Willcox Company 1961 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
This book has slight fading of beige cloth board edges and minor tanning of endpapers. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; This is the Chevorlet Owners' and Mechanic's Complete Handbook of Repair and Maintenance, according to the DJ. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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375 Torme, Mel The Other Side of the Rainbow With Judy Garland on the Dawn Patrol
William Morrow 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in very good shape with very minor soiling. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is also in very good shape with very minor corner wear. ; The great Mel Torme tells his own story and weaves it into the story of Judy Garland during a nine month period preceding her death. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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376 Tourgee, Albion W. A Fool's Errand By One of the Fools
Fords, Howard, & Hulbert 1880 Hardcover Good 
This 1880 red cloth covered printing of the 1879 bestselling book is in good shape with soiling and foxing of the outer board edges and spine. It has chipping and edge wear at the top and bottom of spine. ; Tourgee was an early civil rights leader who later litigated the famous Plessy segregation case. This novel explores the evil underlying slavery that remained and grew during the Reconstruction era. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages 
Price: 44.99 USD
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377 Tourgee, Albion W. An Appeal to Caesar
Fords, Howard, & Hulbert 1884 Hardcover Good+ 
This handsome green cloth covered book has black and gold embossed text and designs on the front board and spine. It has minor shelf wear and soiling and an owner name pencilled over the title page. ; This treatise examines the growth of the Black population, especially in the South, education levels of Southern Whites and Blacks, and other socio-economic data as a back drop to the racial prejudice, clashes and evil (such as the rise of the Ku Klux Klan) that prevailed in the Reconstuction period in the South. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages 
Price: 38.99 USD
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378 Truman, Margaret Harry S. Truman
William Morrow & Company 1973 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This presidential biography was written by a unique insider -- his daughter Margaret. She may be better known today for the series of murder mystery books featuring prominent Washington area locations in their titles. This book is in very good shape with a good DJ showing wear and some wrinkling at the top and bottom edges. If course, the DJ is now covered in mylar. Please contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 602 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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379 Tsao, Hsueh-Chin and Kao, Ngo The Dream of Red Mansions
Foreign Languages Press 1978-80 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Tai, Tun-Pang 
These stated first editions (American or English language) are in fine conditions with dustjackets in fine or near fine condition. Volumes I and II are dated 1978 and Volume III is dated 1980. Additionally, each volume has a cardboard slipcover -- each in very good condition with minor soiling or other slight imperfections. ; These are stunning volumes with striking color illustrations and a pull-out guide of chief characters. They are stated first editions in pristine condition with the exceptions of the minor defects to slipcovers. At your request, I will cover the dustjackets in tapeless, library quality protective covers free of charge. The books would make a very special gift for an admirer of Chinese literature and culture. Please contact us for photos. ; Vol. 1/3/2013; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 89.99 USD
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380 Tuchman, Barbara W. The First Salute A View of the American Revolution
Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-55333-0 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This book is a stated first edition from the distinguished historian Barbara Tuchman. As a gauge of just how important Tuchman's writing and scholarship is, The Library of America recently announced they will keep her writings in print. ( LOA's primary mission is to keep the best American writers in print. ) I saw no condition issues with either the book or the DJ other than a small adhesive residue on the front DJ from the old price tag. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 347 pages 
Price: 21.99 USD
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381 Tucker, Phillip Thomas The South's Finest The First Missouri Confederate Brigade from Pea Ridge to Vicksburg
White Mane Publishing Company 1993 Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in good plus condition with slight page edge soiling (visible when volume is closed) , a gift inscription on the front endpaper, and the first blank page before the title page appears to have been removed. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus shape with minor edge and spine wear and chipping. ; This book details the important accomplishments and impact of The First Missouri Confederate Brigade during important campaigns in the Civil War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages 
Price: 48.99 USD
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382 Tufte, Edward R. Visual Explanations Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Graphics Press 1997 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
The book has no obvious defects and the dust jacket, now covered in a mylar cover, has very slight soiling and a small tear on the upper rear side. ; Professional Tufte is a recognized expert in the effective display of complex data sets. This may sound dry, but the illustrations of these data are captivating and informative. Now, I have not given an edition or printing, but here is what the book says "Second printing, with revisions, May 1997". Now, I have not given an edition or printing, but here is what the book says "Second printing, with revisions, May 1997". I can interpret this three different ways for the purpose of assigning an edition and printing number, so I'll rely on my friends at the ABAA to sort it out. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages 
Price: 37.99 USD
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383 Urmston, Mary Mystery of the Five Bright Keys
Junior Literary Guild & Doubleday & Company 1946 First Edition (?) Hardcover Fair Illustrated by Robert Smith 
This book has good tight binding and is clean inside. Its blue linen boards show soiling and wear and its corners are bumped. The front endpaper has foxing/tan staining in the bottom right hand corner. Given the integrity of the book and the lack of defects inside the book, other dealers might grade this book good. ; The four young Allens and their parents try to find the missing brass front door keys to their new house in California Canyon. As always, we are happy to provide pictures! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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384 Valiente, Doreen Witchcraft for Tomorrow
Robert Hale Limited 1978 0-312-88452-4 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The book is in very good condition with some mild spotting on page edges (visible when book is closed) and some yellowing most noticable on back of dust jacket. I have covered the DJ in a protective, tapeless poly cover. ; Witchcraft For Tomorrow by Doreen Valiente is a 1978 first edition hardcover printed in Great Britain by Willmer Brothers Limited. The listed publishers are Robert Hale Limited, London and St. Martin's Press, NY. This is NOT a book club edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages 
Price: 29.99 USD
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385 Valiente, Doreen An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present
St. Martin's Press 1973 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
It is good/very good condition with some slight wear on top and bottom of spine, spine and corners. May show some occasional foxing inside. ; 16 pages of photos, drawings, and graphic illustrations in the middle of the book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pages 
Price: 14.99 USD
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386 Various The Eerie Book Tales of the MacAbre and Supernatural
Castle Books 1981 0-89009-409-8 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by MacDougall, W. B. 
This book is in very good shape with only minor page edge soiling. The DJ, now protected in a protective poly cover, has a bit of tanning, soiling, and a few wrinkles. ; This anthology features illustrated stories from Poe, the opera Faust, Hans Andersen, Catherine Crowe, Rev. Savile, Shelley and others. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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387 Verne, Jules Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Aylward, W. J. 
This book is in very good condition with slight edge and shelf wear and mild soiling. May have very mild foxing on some pages. ; This classic volume features four striking color plates done by W. J. Aylward. This book is truly scarce in this condition! ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 407 pages 
Price: 214.99 USD
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388 Wahloo, Per & Sjowall, Maj; Eberhart, Mignon G. ; Simenon, Georges The Terrorists (1975) ; Family Fortune (1976) ; Maigret and the Apparition (1964)
Walter J. Black Hardcover Very Good- 
This book has very minor spine tanning/soiling. ; We have always liked these three-in-one volumes, but wondered, "Are they abridged? " We googled it and got an answer from the eminent expert Jon Breen, whose stories we have also enjoyed. "In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, "juryboxer" wrote: >> If you're talking about the Detective Book Club, published by Walter J. Blackout of Rahway, New York, they weren't abridged, but I think they were occasionally edited for content that might offend conservative readers. >> Jon L. Breen" There you go! If you would like photos or book info. , contact us. ; Detective Book Club; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.99 USD
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389 Wainwright, John; Stevenson, Anne; Gollin, James Duty Elsewhere (1979) ; Mask of Treason (1979) ; the Philomel Foundation (1980)
Walter J. Black Hardcover Very Good- 
This book has very minor board, spine and page tanning. ; We have always liked these three-in-one volumes, but wondered, "Are they abridged? " We googled it and got an answer from the eminent expert Jon Breen, whose stories we have also enjoyed. "In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, "juryboxer" wrote: >> If you're talking about the Detective Book Club, published by Walter J. Blackout of Rahway, New York, they weren't abridged, but I think they were occasionally edited for content that might offend conservative readers. >> Jon L. Breen" There you go! If you would like photos or book info. , contact us. ; Detective Book Club; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.99 USD
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390 Walker, Holly Beth Meg and the Disappearing Diamonds
Whitman Hardcover Very Good- Illustrated by Schule, Cliff 
This book has the owners first name neatly penned on the front endpaper and very minor edgewear. Binding is tight . ; Join Meg and her Siamese cat Thunder on their adventure! Please contact us for pictures. ; The Meg Mysteries; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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391 Wall, Dorothy Blinky Bill and Nutsy Young Australia Series
Angus & Robertson Publishers 1972 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good- Illustrated by Mullins, Patricia 
The fep has an inked two word gift inscription and a date. There are two faint gum marks on the front cover from old price labels and very minor faint soiling. Binding is good and corners unbumped. ; This cute story book is part of the Young Australia Series and is a story about two koala's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 34.99 USD
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392 Wally Phillips The Wally Phillips People Book Forwards by Bob Newhart & Mike Douglas
Caroline House Publishers N.D. 0-89803-012-9 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
This book is in very good condition with no obvious flaws. The blue DJ, now protected in a clear poly cover, has minor edge wear and wrinkling. The back of the DJ has a small amount of damage from the gummed price tag being removed. ; This book by the famous WGN Radio Personality Wally Phillips is chock full of photos and observations of interest to Wally and his legion of loyal listeners. The author personalized his autograph dated 4/16/80. Please contact us for photographs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.99 USD
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393 Wally Phillips The Wally Phillips People Book Forwards by Bob Newhart & Mike Douglas
Caroline House Publishers N.D. 0-89803-012-9 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with no obvious flaws. The green DJ, now protected in a clear poly cover, has minor edge wear and wrinkling. ; This book by the famous WGN Radio Personality Wally Phillips is chock full of photos and observations of interest to Wally and his legion of loyal listeners. Please contact us for photographs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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394 Walsh, John J. Vignettes of Old Utica
Utica Public Library 1982 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition unbumped corners and bright and clean red cloth boards. Imperfections include slight shelf wear and page edge soiling, an owner bookplate on the front endpaper, and a return address label on the front inside flap of the DJ. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear and tears, a finger nail sized chip on top front adjacent to the spine fold and minor tanning/soiling. ; This is the first edition of Judge Walsh's engaging historical accounts of Utica, New York. Endpapers are an 1828 and an 1832 map of Utica. Cool! Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages 
Price: 25.99 USD
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395 Ware, Harlan and Prindle, James Rag Opera
Bobbs-Merrill 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus shape with soiling, edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and page edge soiling/wear. ; This book is inscribed to the original buyer by both authors. The inscriptions are dated April 21, 1929. The novel concerns a traveling tent show featuring The Holtz Players and the travails and romantic adventures of these players. The back of the dustjacket features a playbill mock-up for the troupe. I believe this to be an extremely rare signed copy of the first edition! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 85.99 USD
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396 Waugh, Evelyn Brideshead Revisited The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Little, Brown & Company 1945 1st American Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and a former owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. Corners are unbumped and the red cloth boards and black lettering are bright and clean. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is clean and in good plus condition with small tears, wrinkles, and edge wear. Small penned initials are on the top front inside edge of the DJ and a very small bit of DJ is missing at top of front folded edge of DJ. ; I believe this to be the 1945 book club edition which predated the 1946 first American trade edition. The unclipped DJ has no price. However, I see no embossed book club mark at the lower right hand side of the back board which might confirm my opinion. I normally do not assert that a book club edition is a first edition, however I believe this fact set justifies the exception. The book is in exceptional condition, and I believe, would be very desirable to a collector. Please contact us for photos! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages 
Price: 95.99 USD
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397 Weber, Msgr. Francis J. Peter Arrives in the Promised Land
Junipero Serra Press 1987 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
This piece is in near fine condition with no visible flaws. ; Full white leather boards, gilt lettering and page edges, frontispiece featuring Roman post-Vatican postage stamp . . . This edition was limited to 600 copies. It is a very cool piece and would make a great gift for your favorite priest or Catholic practioner. ; Miniature Less than 3" tall; 16 pages 
Price: 26.99 USD
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398 Webster, Jean Daddy Long Legs
Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Webster, Jean 
This green cloth book with embossed red and black design and text on front board and spine is in good condition with minor edge and shelf wear. ; From Wikipedia: "Jerusha Abbott was brought up at the John Grier Home, an old-fashioned orphanage. . . One day, after the asylum's trustees have made their monthly visit, Judy is informed by the asylum's dour matron that one of the trustees has offered to pay her way through college. He has spoken to her former teachers and thinks she has potential to become an excellent writer. He will pay her tuition and also give her a generous monthly allowance. Judy must write him a monthly letter, because he believes that letter-writing is important to the development of a writer. However, she will never know his identity; she must address the letters to Mr. John Smith, and he will never reply." This book was the basis of several films including Shirley Temple's Curly Top. Please contact us for photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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399 Welk, Lawrence with McGeehan, Bernice Ah-One, Ah-Two! Life with My Musical Family
Prentice Hall 1974 0-13-020990-2 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
The book has owner names and an inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very good. The now mylar protected DJ has some minor wear, some creases and some small parts (1/2 inch deep) missing near the top. The photo of Welk on the cover is unaffected. Please contact us for pictures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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400 Wells, Carolyn Two Little Women and Treasure House
Grosset & Dunlap 1916 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Caswell, E. C. 
The book has some board fading/staining along top of spine and part way along front board possibly from old moisture contact. There is no musty or mildew smell on this book. The rest of the book is in good plus shape with minimal some minor page tanning and edge wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair shape with wrinkling, edge chipping and wear, and tears. Be that is it may, the DJ is substantially all there and the image of the two women clearly visible. ; We list defects very conservatively -- meaning we grade hard so customers are not disappointed. Please contact us for pictures of this book detailing Dorinda and Dorothy's adventure in the Treasure House with the rich railroad man. ; Two Little Women; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 9.99 USD
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