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Little Mr. Bouncer and His Friend Verdant Green; Also, Tales of College Life, Bede, Cuthbert
161 Bede, Cuthbert Little Mr. Bouncer and His Friend Verdant Green; Also, Tales of College Life
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1893 Limited Edition Hardcover Good No 
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1893. Limited edition, no. 133 of 250 copies, published 1893. Illustrated with engravings throughout. Dark forest green cloth with paper spine label, uncut edges, 292 pages. Some edgewear, front cover rubbed in a roughly vertical line parallel to the joint and at the edges, some soil to spine label, good hinges, sound text block, some light foxing to the first and last few pages, no names or other markings.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Norwood: or, Village Life in New England, Beecher, Henry Ward
162 Beecher, Henry Ward Norwood: or, Village Life in New England
New York J. B. Ford and Company 1874 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1874. First edition, 1875. Attractively bound in dark tan pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, illustrated with engravings, Light rubbing to the extremities, gilt bright and clear, good hinges, sound text block, name in pencil at top of title page, pages clean with no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Mrs. Egg and Other Americans, Being the First Volume of the Collected Stories of Thomas Beer, Beer, Thomas. Edited and Introduced By Wilson Follett
163 Beer, Thomas. Edited and Introduced By Wilson Follett Mrs. Egg and Other Americans, Being the First Volume of the Collected Stories of Thomas Beer
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First edition. Dark navy cloth with gilt cover lettering and decoration, 531 pages, includes dustjacket with portrait of the author. The book is in very good condition with a mild fadeline around the bottom edge of cover, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and in good condition with a faded spine, light shelf soil, mildly rubbed extremities. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Victorian Myths of the Sea, Behrman, Cynthia Fansler
164 Behrman, Cynthia Fansler Victorian Myths of the Sea
Athens, Ohio USA Ohio University Press 1977 0821403516 / 9780821403518 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Athens, Ohio USA: Ohio University Press, 1977. First edition, 1977. Deep teal linen cloth with white spine lettering, frontis portrait of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 188 pages including index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with very lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Her Elephant Man : A Story of the Sawdust Ring, Bell, Pearl Doles
165 Bell, Pearl Doles Her Elephant Man : A Story of the Sawdust Ring
New York Robert M. McBride & Company 1919 Hardcover Fair None 
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1919. Published 1919. Fiction involving romance and circus performers. Tan cloth, frontis illustration printed against a green background, 297 pages. Some light spots to covers, slight shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings, slight musty odor.. Hard Cover. Fair/None. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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St. Fidgeta and Other Parodies, Bellairs, John. Illustrated By Marilyn Fischen
166 Bellairs, John. Illustrated By Marilyn Fischen St. Fidgeta and Other Parodies
New York The Macmillan Company 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1966. First edition, state first printing, 1966. Red hardcover lettered and decorated in gilt and black, with dustjacket. The book has lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped has some tiny closed edge tears and some light shelf soil to the white background, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Duke of Stockbridge.  A Romance of Shay's Rebellion, Bellamy, Edward
167 Bellamy, Edward The Duke of Stockbridge. A Romance of Shay's Rebellion
New York Silver, Burdett and Company 1900 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: Silver, Burdett and Company, 1900. First edition, 1900. Historical fiction set in western Massachusetts at the time of Shay's Rebellion in the late eighteenth century. Green cloth lettered and decorated in silver gilt, silver gilt top, other edges uncut, frontis plate, 371 pages plus publisher's ads. Some edgewear and rubbing, especially to the spine ends, some light colored spots on the front cover, good hinges, sound text block lightly soiled endpapers, pages clean with a name on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Inner and Middle Temple: Legal, Literary, and Historic Associations, Bellot, Hugh H. L.
168 Bellot, Hugh H. L. The Inner and Middle Temple: Legal, Literary, and Historic Associations
New York James Pott & Co. 1902 First US Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: James Pott & Co., 1902. First American edition [1904]. Lightly worn, with some internal foxing. Illustrated with full page engravings plus additional engravings throughout the text. Blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Covers rubbed, mainly at the edges, good hinges, sound text block, foxing to outer edges of text block, light foxing to endpapers, occasional light to moderate foxing throughout the the book, brief gift notation on front free endpaper.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Humboldt's Gift, Bellow, Saul. Illustrated By Alan Daniel
169 Bellow, Saul. Illustrated By Alan Daniel Humboldt's Gift
Franklin Center, PA The Franklin Library 1979 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine 
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Franklin Library limited edition, 1979. Pulitzer Prize Winner. Fine copy in full emerald green good quality leather with gilt lettering and extensive decoration on covers and spine, raised spine bands, all edges gilt, moire silk endleaves, attached ribbon bookmark. Looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Cone Cut Corners : The Experiences of a Conservative Family in Fanatical Times; Involving Some Account of A Connecticut Village, The People Who Lived in It, and Those Who Came There from the City, Benauly
170 Benauly Cone Cut Corners : The Experiences of a Conservative Family in Fanatical Times; Involving Some Account of A Connecticut Village, The People Who Lived in It, and Those Who Came There from the City
New York Mason Brothers 1855 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Mason Brothers, 1855. First edition [1855]. A bit worn but sound. Novel of temperance and a temperate life, illustrated with engravings, engraved frontis with tinted background. Brown cloth with gilt lettered spine, other blind stamped decoration, 456 pages. Some cover wear and spotting, some light fraying to the spine ends and rear joint, gilt on spine dulled, hinges good, pages clean with some spots in the table of contents and first few pages of text, frontis foxed, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Tales Before Midnight, Benet, Stephen Vincent
171 Benet, Stephen Vincent Tales Before Midnight
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939. First edition [1939], with the publisher's monogram on the copyright page. Dark blue cloth, illustrated dustjacket. Minimal shelfwear, firm binding, slightly age-darkened endpapers, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not pricclipped [2.50] and has some very light shelfwear and very minor edge chipping, very little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Johnny Pye & The Fool-Killer, Benet, Stephen Vincent.  Illustrated By Charles Child
172 Benet, Stephen Vincent. Illustrated By Charles Child Johnny Pye & The Fool-Killer
Weston, Vermont The Countryman Press 1938 Limited Edition Hardcover Good Fair Slipcase Signed
Weston, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 1938. Limited edition, number 342 of 750 copies, signed by both the author and illustrator. Unevenly faded copy in its original, worn, clear plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black and white line drawings. Blue cloth, 79 pages. Spine and portions of covers sun-bleached to light tan, spine lettering clear and legible, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The plastic slipcase is age-yellowed and lightly scratched with lightly chipped corners and closed tears near the open edges.. Signed by the Author and Illustrator. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Perpetual Light, Benet, William Rose
173 Benet, William Rose Perpetual Light
New Haven Yale University Press 1919 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair 
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1919. First edition of this volume of original poetry by a Yale undergraduate. Brown hardcover with off-white cloth spine, 135 pages, dustjacket. The book has light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, unevenly age-toned endpapers, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-toned and unevenly foxed with numerous tiny edge chips, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Hope Reed's Upper Windows, Benning, Howe
174 Benning, Howe Hope Reed's Upper Windows
New York American Tract Society 1885 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: American Tract Society, 1885. Novel from 1885 promoting moral values in an attractive Victorian binding. Maroon cloth lettered and decorated in a lily-of-the-valley design in gilt and black, respectively, frontis illustration, 304 pages. Some rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages with a name erased from the reverse side of the frontis, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Jacqueline, Bentzon, Th.  Illustrated By Albert Lynch.  Translated By Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer
175 Bentzon, Th. Illustrated By Albert Lynch. Translated By Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer Jacqueline
New York Boussod, Valadon & Co. 1893 First edition in English Hardcover Fair 
New York: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1893. First edition in English [1893]. Handsomely bound volume illustrated with steel plate engravings. Three quarter crimson moocco leather over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, nearly 13 inches tall, paper covers as originally published bound in. Some external rubbing, with rubthrough at the corners and paper edges, sound binding, old dampstains and dark markings to final page of text, index and blanks, text pages very clean and white, some very minor foxing to the far outer margins of the plates, blanks at front foxed, minor smudges to title page.. First edition in English. Hard Cover. Fair. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Fables of a Jewish Aesop, Berechiah ha-Nakdan. Translated By Moses Hadas.
176 Berechiah ha-Nakdan. Translated By Moses Hadas. Fables of a Jewish Aesop
Boston Nonpareil Books; David R. Godine 2001 1567921310 / 9781567921311 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Boston: Nonpareil Books; David R. Godine, 2001. Stated first printing, one of 200 specially bound hardcover copies with the publisher's presentation plate tipped onto the front free endpaper. 119 fables with some occasional woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. Dark blue cloth with spine lettering in gilt and silver gilt, paper front cover label, no dustjacket as issued. Very minimal edgewear, firm binding, very clean pages, publisher's presentation filled in with previous owners name but no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Crystal Pagoda, Berger, Helen
177 Berger, Helen The Crystal Pagoda
New York A. L. Burt 1930 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: A. L. Burt, 1930. Published 1930. Sound and bright copy of this popular novel of a young aviatrix who is nearly lost in the 'Air Derby' between San Francisco to Hawaii. Blue cloth, 310 pages plus publisher's catalogue, illustrated dustjacket. Light shelfwear, mainly a bit of rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with a name on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some soil and edgewear including chips to thes spine ends, small dampstain at the outer front edge, fairly little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Tantalus, Berman, D.[David] L.
178 Berman, D.[David] L. Tantalus
Hartford, Connecticut; West Simsbury, Connecticut Privately Printed for the I and Thou Book Shop By Cellar Press 1969 First, Limited Edition Paperback Very Good Berman, D. L., Tantalus, I and Thou Bookshop 
Hartford, Connecticut; West Simsbury, Connecticut: Privately Printed for the I and Thou Book Shop By Cellar Press, 1969. Book of verse with an linoleum block frontis of Tantalus. Number 268 of 300 copies. Softcover, 50 pages. Minimal edgewear, contents clean, no names or other markings.. First, Limited Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Berman, D. L., Tantalus, I and Thou Bookshop. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Patriarch: A Novel, Bermant, Chaim I.
179 Bermant, Chaim I. The Patriarch: A Novel
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. St Martins Press 1981 0312598041 / 9780312598044 Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: St Martins Press, 1981. Published 1981. Story of a Jewish family whose patriarch left Russia and settled in Glasgow, some of whose members dispersed to America and Israel, while others remained in Scotland. Brown boards with light tan spine, 424 pages, illustrated dustajacket. Review slip and publisher's press release laid in loosely at the front. The book looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, just a light bit of dustiness to the top edge, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has a subtly faded spine, minor rubs to the spine head, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Paul and Virginia, Bernardin De Saint-Pierre.  Illustrated By Maurice Leloir
180 Bernardin De Saint-Pierre. Illustrated By Maurice Leloir Paul and Virginia
London George Routledge & Son 1888 Limited Edition Hardcover Fair 
London: George Routledge & Son, 1888. Heavily worn copy of this limited edition, number 665 of 800 copies. Illustrated throughout with tissue-protected engraved plates plus additional engravings throughout the text. Three quarter red cloth over black cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, 208 pages. Covers heavily rubbed and soiled with numerous chips and tears to the cloth, hinges internally cracked, text block sound with no loosened pages, dampstains to the margins near the beginning and especially the end of the book, occasional foxing, bookplate on front pastedown. Reading copy.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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