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Jack and Jill;  A Village Story, Alcott, Louisa M.
1 Jack and Jill; A Village Story
Alcott, Louisa M.

Roberts Brothers 1886, Very Good-; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Early printing of this classic, first published in 1880. 325 pages, bound in brown cloth with black, red, and gold stamped decoration and titles. Green and white floral endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue guard; 5 additional black and white plates. GOOD to VERY GOOD book. Binding solid. Some splitting of cloth at head of spine and joints down about 3/8", and shallow fraying at base of spine and corner tips. Decoration and gilt bright and intact. Endpapers bright & clean. Interior pages also bright, thought lightly browned, overall clean with an occasional spot of finger soil. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27352 
Price: 27.00 USD
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A Christmas Dream, Alcott, Louisa May
2 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: 45.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante;  Allen Mandelbaum (translator)
3 The Divine Comedy
Alighieri, Dante; Allen Mandelbaum (translator)
0679433139 / 9780679433132
Everyman's Library 1995, Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in gray cloth; gray silk bookmark. Bright, clean, tight, unmarked. In crisp jacket. ; Everyman's Library Series 29691 
Price: 17.96 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante; Kenneth Mackenzie (translator); John Flaxman (engravings)
4 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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MODERN GHOSTS ... Introduction by George William Curtis., Anonymously Edited
5 MODERN GHOSTS ... Introduction by George William Curtis.
Anonymously Edited

Harper & Brothers 1890, First Edition Thus. Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages, bound in green cloth with silver & gold stamped lettering & design. Stories include The Horla by Guy de Maupassant; Siesta by Alexander L. Kielland; The Tall Woman by Pedro Antonio de Alarcon; On the River by Guy de Maupassant; Maese Perez the Organist by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer; Fioraccio by Giovanni Magherini-Graziani; The Silent Woman by Leopold Kompert. BAL 4385. Solidly bound book; rubbing on cover; small discolored spot; ends of spine show minor fraying. Interior clean, previous owner's name on front endpaper, with remnants of a book plate. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28268 
Price: 17.96 USD
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The Complete Works of Isaac Babel [in slipcase], Babel, Isaac;  Nathalie Babel (ed.); Peter Constantine (trans.); Cynthia Ozick (intro).
6 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: 27.00 USD
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In the Midst of Alarms, Barr, Robert; Moore-Smith, C. (ill.).
7 In the Midst of Alarms
Barr, Robert; Moore-Smith, C. (ill.).

Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1894, Sixth Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Bound in light green cloth with silver-stamped lettering and design. Top edge silver. 275 pages, illustrations. About Near Fine book, brigh,t clean, tight. Hint of fading on spine. Interior crisp & clean with mild toning. Else fine. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26986 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Little Minister (in 2 Volumes), Barrie, J. M.;  G. W. H. Ritchie (etchings)
8 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: 40.50 USD
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Yankee Woman [Armed Services Edition], Baume, Eric
9 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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Park City:  New and Selected Stories, Beattie, Ann
10 Park City: New and Selected Stories
Beattie, Ann
067945506X / 9780679455066
Alfred A. Knopf 1998, First Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by Beattie on the title page. Near Fine book with light wear to ends of spine. Clean and tight in crisp jacket. ; Signed by Author 29261 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Death in the Wasteland, BELLAIRS, George
11 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
12 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: 27.00 USD
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Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism, Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth
13 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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Shazam! From the Forties to the Seventies, Bridwell, E. Nelson (intro)
14 Shazam! From the Forties to the Seventies
Bridwell, E. Nelson (intro)
0517531275 / 9780517531273
Harmony Books 1977, Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 352 pp. bound in blue cloth-backed cover with yellow paper-covered boards; illustrated with black & white graphics. Bright, crisp, tightly bound book; sharp corners; light wear at base of spine.. Pages pristine; No names or markings. In Good to Very Good jacket; bright and clean with shallow chips and tears along top & bottom edges. Original price of $10.00 intact on flap. Protected in new clear sleeve. 30482 
Price: 67.50 USD
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The Sick Fox, Brodeur, Paul
15 The Sick Fox
Brodeur, Paul

Little, Brown & Company 1963, 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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