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A Christmas Dream, Alcott, Louisa May
1 A Christmas Dream
Alcott, Louisa May

Little, Brown & Company 1901, early printing. Illustrated by H. C. Ireland. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 55 pages, solidly bound in green cloth with red, green, white & black stamped design on front cover; gilt lettering. Reprinted from the 1886 first volume of Lulu's Library, published by Roberts Brothers. Very bright clean cover; top corner lightly bumped; light wear bottom edge. Interior bright. 3 full-page b & w plates, including frontispiece, by H.C. Ireland. Finger soiling on the fore edge of some pages. Slight soapy odor. Name & gift notation to previous owner on front endpaper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 20894 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante; Kenneth Mackenzie (translator); John Flaxman (engravings)
2 The Divine Comedy
Alighieri, Dante; Kenneth Mackenzie (translator); John Flaxman (engravings)
2863960482 / 9782863960486
The Folio Society 1979, Near Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Lovely cornfloer blue cloth binding decorated with gilt stamped stars (cosmological design by Charles Foster) and lettering; light gray top-stain. Clean bright cloth, though spine shows faint sunning. Firm binding, sharp corners. Pages crisp, clean, and unmarked. In Very Good slipcase with light tanning on edge. 30501 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Complete Works of Isaac Babel [in slipcase], Babel, Isaac;  Nathalie Babel (ed.); Peter Constantine (trans.); Cynthia Ozick (intro).
3 The Complete Works of Isaac Babel [in slipcase]
Babel, Isaac; Nathalie Babel (ed.); Peter Constantine (trans.); Cynthia Ozick (intro).
0393048462 / 9780393048469
W. W. Norton & Company 2001, Second Printing. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; About Fine book, crisp, clean, and tight with a trace of shelf wear at spine ends. In crisp jacket and Fine slipcase. 29690 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Little Minister (in 2 Volumes), Barrie, J. M.;  G. W. H. Ritchie (etchings)
4 The Little Minister (in 2 Volumes)
Barrie, J. M.; G. W. H. Ritchie (etchings)

Lovell, Coryell & Company 1892, Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Probable First illustrated edition. Published by Lovell, Coryell & Company in 1892, no additional printings indicated. In two volumes, bound in dark red cloth; gilt and lavender stamping.; top edge gilt. Frontis portrait, 10 etchings by Ritchie. Cloth cover clean, bright, lightly rubbed; gilt design a bit tarnished. Firm binding. Endpapers and preliminary pages moderately foxed. Three of the etchings show light foxing in the margins, some tissue guards also foxed. Text pages clean, bright. No names or markings. 30108 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Yankee Woman [Armed Services Edition], Baume, Eric
5 Yankee Woman [Armed Services Edition]
Baume, Eric

Editions for the Armed Services 1945, Reprint. Good; Softcover; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Published with permission from Dodd, Mead, & Co. 352 pages, wraps with Armed Services Edition printed on front. Cover well worn on edges; chipped at spine ends; creased at corners. Pages moderately age-toned (browned), though clean and unmarked. 26181 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Death in the Wasteland, BELLAIRS, George
6 Death in the Wasteland
BELLAIRS, George

The Thriller Book Club 1963, Book Club Edition. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; Clean cover, solid binding. Faded and moderately worn at spine ends. Page clean, unmarked. In jacket with chipping, creasing & shallow tears along edge. Protected in new clear sleeve. 30456 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Behind That Curtain [A Charlie Chan Mystery], Biggers, Earl Derr
7 Behind That Curtain [A Charlie Chan Mystery]
Biggers, Earl Derr

Grosset & Dunlap 1928, Reprint. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 337 pages, bound in blue cloth with black-stamped lettering & design. Only modest rubbing on edges of cover. Bright, clean, firmly bound. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Pages clean, otherwise unmarked. In bright jacket with shallow chips and tears to extremities; rubbing on folds. No price on jacket, book club? 29156 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism, Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth
8 Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism
Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Charles Scribner's Sons 1890, First Edition. Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 177 pages, bound in red cloth with black stamped design; gilt titling; dark green endpapers. Frontispiece, plus seven black & white plates. Gilt bright and intact; some soiling on edges and back of cover. Spine darkened. Front hinge tender. Moderate wear & shallow fraying at spine ends, corner tips. BAL 1273, only 2300 copies printed in first edition. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27554 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Sick Fox, Brodeur, Paul
9 The Sick Fox
Brodeur, Paul

Little, Brown & Company 1963, First Edition; First Printing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages, bound in black paper-covered boards. Jacket design by Price/Howard. Fine book in Near Fine jacket ( spot or two of light soil; yellowing on folds; tiny tear at fold. Original price of $4.75 printed on flap with another price written in ink. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27154 
Price: 31.50 USD
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As the Earth Turns [Armed Services Edition G-200], Carroll, Gladys Hasty
10 As the Earth Turns [Armed Services Edition G-200]
Carroll, Gladys Hasty

Editions for the Armed Services Inc 1944, Good+; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 287 pp. Moderately edge worn cover with light soil. Binding solid. Pages tanned. 29568 
Price: 27.00 USD
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND  and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS [Two Volume Set in Slipcase] With the Tenniel Illustrations, Colored by Fritz Kredel, Carroll, Lewis. Illust. by Tenniel, Colored by Fritz Kredel
11 ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS [Two Volume Set in Slipcase] With the Tenniel Illustrations, Colored by Fritz Kredel
Carroll, Lewis. Illust. by Tenniel, Colored by Fritz Kredel

Random House 1965, Reprint. Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Centennial edition, 1965. Two Volumes, one with light blue cloth spine, the other with red cloth. Paper-covered boards. In slipcase with illustrated panel. Both books crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Spine sunned/faded on Through the Looking Glass. Slipcase in Near Fine condition, light tanning on edges. 30099 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Harrison Keith's Triumph, or, On a Dark Trail. (New Magnet Library No. 493), Carter, Nicholas
12 Harrison Keith's Triumph, or, On a Dark Trail. (New Magnet Library No. 493)
Carter, Nicholas

Street & Smith 1907, Good; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Mass Market PB; 300 pages, mass market paperback. 15 cents cover price. Full listing of New Magnet Library publications at front of book. Probable first printing since list is to #483. Binding solid, though spine is creased and appears to have been reinforced with glue; hence cover is slightly off kilter. Front cover intact though bottom edge is creased and frayed. Long diagonal crease across corner. Back cover has an "M" stamped in purple. Interior clean, unmarked. Pages moderately and uniformly tanned. No signs of foxing. 27691 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Viceroy of Ouidah (Signed First Edition), Chatwin, Bruce
13 Viceroy of Ouidah (Signed First Edition)
Chatwin, Bruce
0671412531 / 9780671412531
Summit Books 1980, First American Edition; First Printing. Signed by Author Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by Chatwin on the half-title page. 155 pages, tan quarter cloth, green paper-covered boards; maps on endpapers. Firmly bound, one corner tip bumped. Green paper on cover sunned/faded to brown on 2" near top & bottom edges. Light foxing on top edge. VERY GOOD in a Near Fine jacket (trace of rubbing top edge) Original price $11.95 intact on jacket flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 24816 
Price: 162.00 USD
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The Scent of the Gods, Cheong, Fiona
14 The Scent of the Gods
Cheong, Fiona
0393030245 / 9780393030242
W. W. Norton 1991, First Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author. About Fine book & jacket, light wear base of spine.Crisp & clean. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care.; Signed by Author 8672 
Price: 22.50 USD
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A Romance of the Republic, Child, Lydia Maria
15 A Romance of the Republic
Child, Lydia Maria

Ticknor & Fields 1867, First Edition, First Printing. Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 442 pages, bound in original purple cloth; gilt title on spine; brown endpapers. First Edition indicated by same date on title page and verso. BAL 3203. Fair to Good book. Headband & footband chipped away; spine cloth quite darkened; boards quite faded; show uneven color, soil; stain on rear Gilt lettering somewhat dulled. Binding solid, though front endpaper partially cracked; mended by PO. Corners worn to card. Page 3 torn and mended with tape. PON Thomas Bell's bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Previous owner's name written on front endpaper: "Daniel Brewer Child, New York". Relationship unknown. Magazine clipping of a woman's portrait affixed to blank flyleaf. Several notations on blank flyleaf. Interior pages clean, bright, and unmarked. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. A Romance of the Republic, published in 1867, was Lydia Maria Child's fourth novel and the capstone of her literary career. Written shortly after the Civil War, it offered a radical alternative to Uncle Tom's Cabin by promoting interracial marriage as a way blacks and whites could come to view each other with sympathy and understanding. 27342 
Price: 135.00 USD
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