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THE MEADOW-BROOK GIRLS IN THE HILLS, Aldridge, Janet
1 Aldridge, Janet THE MEADOW-BROOK GIRLS IN THE HILLS
Akron, OH Saalfield 1914 Hardcover Very Good 
Saalfield 1914, no jacket. Hardcover is clean, has moderate wear to spine ends and corners, corner bumping, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages are clean and intact, age tanning to edges and inside covers. . 4-5 pages have some tiny tears to one edge. B/w frontispiece. The adventures of the Meadow-Brook girls on vacation. The clever Meadow Brook girls go hiking in the country, finding fun and adventure along the way. (380-noto) ; 8vo; 250 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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DOLPHINS, THE MYTH & THE MAMMAL, Alpers, Antony
2 Alpers, Antony DOLPHINS, THE MYTH & THE MAMMAL
Houghton Mifflin 1961 0395073383 / 9780395073384 2nd Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed & inscribed by author on 2nd page "For _____, for ___ later, from Antony Alpers, March 1963". HC/DJ - very good/fair. Hardcover is clean with light wear to edges, a little moreso to spine ends and corners, corner bumping. Interior clean and intact, light age tanning. B/w photos. Jacket has numerous tears and chips to edges, light staining to rear, not price clipped. "If dogs are man's best friends, perhaps it is only because he sees less of dolphins. In the great age of Greece, literature and legend sang the praises of these extraordinary creatures of the sea, whose sense of fun, friendliness and gentle grace have always endeared them to man...." ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.95 USD
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3 Arnold, Matthew; trilling, lionel THE PORTABLE MATTHEW ARNOLD
Viking Press 1963 B003WGFWZM Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in good condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings, light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact. Compact one volume edition containing a full selection of Poems, Critical Essays, Political Writings & Letters. 659 pages. Edited by Matthew Arnold's distinguished biographer, Lionel Trilling. (425-noto) ; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 10.50 USD
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THREE CITIES, Asch, Sholom
4 Asch, Sholom THREE CITIES
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1934 1135800529 / 9781135800529 First Edition; Eighth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Putnam's 1934 printing of 1933 original (8th printing). Translated by Edwin & Willa Muir. HC/DJ - near fine/good minus. Book cover is clean, with light edge/corner bumping, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior clean and intact, with no markings. Light age tanning to pages and inside covers. Dustjacket has numerous small edge tears and chips, age tanning and light soiling to rear. Price is not clipped but all four corners of jacket are clipped on an angle."

One rarely comes across a book to which one can with conviction apply the epithet "great", but if greatness in fiction implies the creation of vital, pulsating, lifelike characters in surroundings as vivid as those of our normal life, but much more unforgettable, then one can have no hesitation in applying it to this stupendous novel. On a gigantic canvas the author has depicted the environment and mental reactions of a people encrusted in that mass of corruption, tyranny, and spurious glitter thatwas Czarist Russia...." (985) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 899 pages; (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra postwill may required) 
Price: 26.50 USD
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HAWAIIAN SOUVENIRS, Basler, Elsa Cross
5 Basler, Elsa Cross HAWAIIAN SOUVENIRS
Paradise of the Pacific, Ltd. 1955 B004GW3QC2 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Softcover 1955. Cover has moderate edgewear, several creases and one small edge tear, erased price on endpage. Pages are clean and intact. Colour frontispiece by D. Howard Hitchcock. Poems about Hawaii. Includes a glossary of Hawaian terms. (300os) ; 8vo 
Price: 22.00 USD
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LIGHT AS THE MORNING, Bowen Ingram
6 Bowen Ingram LIGHT AS THE MORNING
Houghton and Mifflin 1954 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover is clean, has light wear to spine ends and corners, untrimmed pages. Interior clean and intact, no markings. Jacket has moderate edgewear and numerous small edge tears/chips, light scuffing/soiling, not clipped.. From the author of "If Passion Flies" and a frequent contributor to the New Yorker. She has used the medium of a boy's conflicting loyalties to tell the romantic story of Kitty Loner and her love for a man who was not only a 'foreigner' to Nashville society but an engineer for her father's pet hate, the TVA...; 8vo 
Price: 24.95 USD
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DAVE DAWSON WITH THE AIR CORPS The War Adventure Series, Bowen, R. Sidney
7 Bowen, R. Sidney DAVE DAWSON WITH THE AIR CORPS The War Adventure Series
Saalfield Publishing 1942 Hardcover Very Good 
Cover very good with light spotting to spine and upper edge, light wear at corners. Pages all intact, and clean other than inscription and small Christmas sticker on endpage. Partial paper split with small tears at spine at front, a little moreso at rear. Contents page has a closed tear at bottom edge. Age tanning to interior. Dave Dawson joins the Air Corps to help fight the Nazis during WWII. Young adult series. [291]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.50 USD
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HARRY THE NEWSBOY And Other Children's Hour Stories, Byrum, Isabel C.
8 Byrum, Isabel C. HARRY THE NEWSBOY And Other Children's Hour Stories
Indiana The Berean Press / Gospel Trumpet Co. 1926 B003NM459E Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Molt 
No jacket as issued, illustrated boards. Moderate rubbing/wear to edges and corners, small peeled area to front illustration, light soiling. Internal pages tight. Name/date written on endpage. Pages have occasional soiling and a few earmarks. Colour illustrations. 62 pages. Contains the stories: Harry the Newsboy , The Song of the Clock, What will Jesus Think? , Jimmy's Friend, A Balloon that Wouldn't Go Up and A Family of Pigeons. (350os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 16.50 USD
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WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, Carney, Otis
9 Carney, Otis WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS
Houghton Mifflin Company 1957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Cover is clean - with a little soiling to outer edge of pages, bumping to spine ends, interior clean & unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, light soiling/scuffing and several small tears & chips, age tanning, not price clipped. "With remarkable authenticity it portrays two generations of well-to-do suburbanites in a Midwestern community that could be any exclusive suburb anywhere...Here rising young men wage their fierce but careful campaigns for promotion to positions of power..." ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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THUNDER ON THE RIVER, Charlton Laird
10 Charlton Laird THUNDER ON THE RIVER
Little, Brown & Company 1949 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Tompkins, Alan 
Hardcover has light wear to spine ends and corners, very clean, light soiling to top edge of pages. Interior clean and intact, no markings other than name written on title page. Map of Black Hawk country frontispiece. Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, tanning to edges and several edge tears/chips, some repaired on rear, as well as a larger chip from spine bottom. "Story of the Upper Mississippi Indian country. In this lusty frontier novel, we meet the men and women who struggled to open up the West. We see their brawls, endure with them the bloody massacres. We watch the French as they cannily trade staples and trinkets with the Indians for furs, and the British as they incite the Indians against the settlers...." . (400noto) ; 8vo; 310 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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THE HUT ON OH ME EDGE, Charlton, L. E. O.
11 Charlton, L. E. O. THE HUT ON OH ME EDGE
London Hodder & Stoughton 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover with dustjacket - very good. Hardcover is very clean, with minimal edge and corner wear, slight soiling to outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact other than first blank enpage has pencilled name/date and small tear at the bottom. Illustrated. Dustjacket is bright and clean on the front, some scuffing/soiling to rear, a few small edge tears and chips, not price clipped. When Commander Pilchard lent Frank and John his hut in a lonely part of the Cheviot Hills for their holiday, he asked them to keep him informed about anything out-of-the-ordinary that they might see happening. What they didn't expect were the adventures and danger to follow.... (400) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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THE LAST, LONG JOURNEY, Cleeve, Roger
12 Cleeve, Roger THE LAST, LONG JOURNEY
Charles Scribner's 1969 B0006CPCNC First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Light edge/corner wear to cover and dustjacket, light soiling. Pages clean and tight, a few earmarks seen and light wrinkling to a few pages. The pursuit of an English gunrunner by an Indian political agent through the high mountain ranges behind Kashmir provides the framework for this sensitive and unusual portrayal of an Anglo-Indian from youth to manhood. Through the long journey over the mountains, through storm & snow, we learn the strange story of their pasts - the pursuer and the pursued.... (545) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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MICAH CLARKE, Conan A. Doyle
13 Conan A. Doyle MICAH CLARKE
Chicago M. A. Donahue Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
M. A. Donahue Publishers, Undated, circa 1900-1920. Hardcover, no jacket. Light edgewear, a little moreso to corners and spine ends, corner bumping, light soiling/spotting to rear and outer edge of pages, some fading to spine. Pages all intact, and clean for the most part, although a few small spots were seen. Partial paper split at spine inside front, age tanning of pages. 395 pages plus several page of advertising. A historical novel set in the 17th century. Originally published in the late 1800's. Micah Clarke recounts certain passages in his early life, to his 3 grandchildren during the hard winter of 1734. He tells them of his journey from Havant to Taunton with Decimus Saxon, and adventures that befell them during the western rebellion, and of their meeting with James, Duke of Monmouth, Lord Grey and others. (600) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall; 395 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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THE RAPE OF THE FAIR COUNTRY, Cordell, Alexander
14 Cordell, Alexander THE RAPE OF THE FAIR COUNTRY
Doubleday & Company 1959 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Pseudonym of George Alexander Graber. HC/DJ - very good/fair. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, with light wear at corners, corner bumping and a little rubbing along spine. Jacket has numerous edge chips and tears, soiling to rear, age tanning, price clipped. The story of a family of good intent, but ill fortune who slaved for the owners of the iron-smelting furnaces of a historical Welsh village. [480 ]; 8vo 
Price: 14.95 USD
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THE NEW COMPLETE STORIES OF THE GREAT OPERAS, Cross, Milton
15 Cross, Milton THE NEW COMPLETE STORIES OF THE GREAT OPERAS
Doubleday 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardcover/jacket - very good/good minus. Hardcover has some bumping to spine ends and a couple edges, one crease on rear cover, couple tiny tears to spine bottom. Pages all intact and clean other than previous owner's name in pen on first endpage. Light age tanning to interior . Dustjacket has age tanning, light soiling and several small edge tears and chips, somewhat larger chip from spine top, price clipped. (650) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 688 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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LES DIABOLIQUES, D'Aurevilly, Jules Barbey
16 D'Aurevilly, Jules Barbey LES DIABOLIQUES
London Paul Elek 1947 2110810548 / 9782110810540 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Paul Elek, London 1947 first edition. Hardcover has light wear to corners, corner bumping, slight fading to spine. Jacket has creases with light soiling and several small edge tears and chips, not price clipped. Pages are clean other than name written on endpage. Upper edge of pages has a green booksale ink stamp which has seeped in a bit and can be seen at the very top edge of some pages. Some of most celebrated work by Barbey d'Aurevilly, one of the most original of the minor French romantics of the 19th century. [380-noto]; 8vo 
Price: 13.95 USD
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THE SCARLET CAR, THE PRINCESS ALINE, Davis, Richard Harding
17 Davis, Richard Harding THE SCARLET CAR, THE PRINCESS ALINE
Scribner's 1912 Hardcover Very Good 
Scribner's 1912 printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Very good condition for it's age. Cover has light edge wear, a little moreso to spine corners, corner bumping, light soiling. First blank endpage missing, marked out name inside front and rear cover, previous owner's stamp inside rear cover. Pages are all intact, occasional light soiling and a couple earmarks, one paper split at spine but no loose pages. B/w illustrations. Two complete stories by Davis at the turn of the 20th century. ; 8vo; 230 pages 
Price: 12.95 USD
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AROUND THE WORLD WITH AUNTIE MAME, Dennis, Patrick
18 Dennis, Patrick AROUND THE WORLD WITH AUNTIE MAME
Harcourt Brace & Company 1958 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Harcourt 2nd printing, 1958. Book cover has light edge/corner wear, light fading to edges, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior clean and pages intact, no markings. Dustjacket has wear to edges, se veral small edge tears/chipd, light scuffing and age tanning. Patrick Dennis is a pseudonym of Edward Everett Tanner III. "Narrated once again by Mame's fictional deadpan nephew, "Around the World with Auntie Mame" takes readers on a first-rate, if not always first-class, voyage to intriguing locales around the world including Paris, London, and Lebanon. The fanciful story of the rambunctious Auntie Mame comes alive in these pages! It starts out about a family in their overpriced home in New York, trying to make amends with each other, after their notorious Auntie Mame has kidnapped their son and taken him to India for an adventure..." ; 8vo; 286 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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MALAYAN ROSE, Derby, Mark (Aka Harry Wilcox)
19 Derby, Mark (Aka Harry Wilcox) MALAYAN ROSE
London Collins 1951 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Scarce title. HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover has very light edge and corner wear, slight soiling to spine, otherwise clean. Interior clean with no markings, all pages intact. First few pages have been installed in the binding slightly crooked (about 1/8 to 1/16" off) , book was published this way. Jacket is nice and bright, slight soiling, edge and corner wear and a few small tears, not price clipped. 256 pages. In his first novel, Mark Derby (pseudonym of Harry Wilcox) shows he has a rare talent for storytelling. From the first page set in England, to the last in Malaya, he conveys an atmosphere of excitement and tension.....In Patrick Derrex, he introduces us to a worthy hero; in Rose, to a girl who will beguile the most unsusceptible by her charm, courage and good sense; in Makota, a sinsiter opponent worthy of their mettle.... (400noto); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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20 Dr. A. F. Guttmacher Life in the Making, The Story of Human Procreation
New York Garden City 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Garden city 1933. HC/DJ - very good/fair. Dustjacket has edge several tears and chips, and tape marks, fairly fragile. Flip side of DJ has numerous ads for old books, price clipped. Hardcover is very good, with minor edgewear and bumping. Binding good and pages clean and tight except for an ink stain on the top of a few pages which has seeped in about 1/2", and minor spotting. Pages untrimmed. Few tiny corner creases. Written by an associate in Obstetrics at John Hopkins University, with the assistance of Ellery Rand, this book provides a wealth of information about human reproduction. An eminent surgeon explains for the layman the laws governing human sex life. ; 8vo; 297 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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