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American Authors and Books; 1640 to the present day; revised edition. .

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe; revised by Irving Weiss and Anne Weiss

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers, and title page--dust jacket flaps glued to endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 834 pages, gilt titles, black cloth. An otherwise very good, sturdy hardcover with minor shelf wear, generally clean; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped with flaps attached. Still a very goodreference copy.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to 1940

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe

New York, New York: Gramercy Publishing, 1943. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 858 pages, gilt titles, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Famous First Facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries and inventions in the United States

By Joseph Nathan Kane

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 757 pages, gilt spine titles, black cloth. A very good minus, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth slightly fraying at top and bottom edgeswith fore-corner tips through to boards; light soiling to the cover cloth, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

1970 Best Books for Children; a Catalog of 4000 titles ( including adult books for young children)

By Doris Solomon et al; Library Journal Book Review

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1970. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "4000 approved books all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, Books of fact and fancy, old favorites, and new titles Recommended by School Library Journal and others." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 272 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

The Reader's Guide to Everyman's Library: Everyman's Library #1889

By Donald Armstrong Ross (editor)

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton / J.M. Dent, 1948. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very goodGood. A bibliography of the Everyman's Library through 1976. 16mo, 7" tall, xxviii + 596 pages; stiff red printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat, soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, binding solid but the first thirty pages obviously cracked and reglued, paper cream, with previous owner's notation written on front endpaper.

$6.50

A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American; including translations from foreign languages containing about 4,500 references; with copious indexes and a historical appendix

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: Swan Sonnenschein / Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8", vii + 610 pages + 4 ads, gilt titles on green cloth. A good original copy overall, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, some fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper clean and light to moderately yellowed.A good reference copy.

$19.00

A Readers' Guide to Irish Literature

By Stephen J. Brown, S.J. [james]

London, England: Longmans, Green & Co., 1910. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -/Without dust jacket. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, xii + 226 pages; gilt titles on red cloth. A very good minus original edition over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing to spine and fore-corner tips, slight exterior soiling; endpapers foxing, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed. Lacking dust jacket

$19.00

Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels; An English-Language Selection, 1946-1987.
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Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels; An English-Language Selection, 1946-1987.

By David Pringle; foreword by Brian Aldiss

New York, New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1989. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 278 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, soft cover, with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Dramatic Bibliography: an annotated list of books on the history and criticism of the Drama and Stage and on the Allied Arts of the Theatre

By Blanch M. Baker; Milton Smith (introduction)

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 320 pages, gilt spine titles, blue cloth. A very good, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light soiling to the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, some foxing to theendpapers and a previois owner's name penned on front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Eighteenth Century : a Current Bibliography n. s. 3 -- for 1977

By Robert R. Allen

Brooklyn, New York: AMS Press, 1981. First Edition Text Book. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 318 pages, stiff green wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with minimal shelf wear or soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

A Guide to Historical Fiction

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: George Routledge and Sons/Macmillan Company, 1914. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -/Without dust jacket. An ex-library copy wiith marking to the spine and endpapers. Small quarto, 9 1/4" x 8 1/4", xv + 566 pages, maroon cloth. A very good minus over all, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$19.00

Publishing and Bookselling; A History from the Earliest Times to Present Day; with bibliography

By Frank Arthur Mumby; W.H. Peet

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1931. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 480 pages pages, black cloth, gilt spine titles. A good, solid, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the back strip, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some slight foxing started at the endpapers. Without dust jacket

$19.00

The Best Books of Our Time: a guide to good reading 1901 - 1925

By Asa Don Dickinson

Garden City, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1931. Early Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Originally published by Doubleday in 1928. Octavo 8" tall, 405 pages, gilt titles, green cloth. A very good, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, but foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. "Another clue to the literary labyrinth consisting of a list of one thousand best books published in the first quarter of the Twentieth Century, selected by the best authorities, accompanied by critical descriptions."

$9.50

The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed
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The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed

By William S. Peterson

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. First edition. Hard Cover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, b&w frontispiec, 123 pages with intertextual illustration + 16 color plates; gray cloth gilt spine titles; . A fine, clean, hardcover edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$35.00

A Catalog of 3700 of the Best Books for Children; including adult books for young children 1966 Edition

By Patrician H. Allen et al; Library Journal

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1966. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "3700 approved titles all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, as chosen by each publisher represented herein, with selective subject guide. Issued from the offices of Publisher' Weekly and Library Journal by R.R. Bowker Company." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 416 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, cover lightly foxed, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed and a previous owner's name on tthe front endpaper.

$35.00

11,000 Paperbound Books in print; Winter 1960-61 [1961]

By Olga Svatik Weber, Anne T. Cserr

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1960. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. "An index to 11,000 actively available inexpensive reprints and originals, as chosen by each publisher represented herein, with selective subject guide. Issued from the offices of Publisher' Weekly and Library Journal by R.R. Bowker Company." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 416 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$45.00

A Guide to Massachusetts Local History

By Charles A Flagg

Salem, Massachusetts: The Salem Press Company, 1907. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. This ex-library copy has been rebound and has library marks on the endpapers and title page. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, ix + 256 pages, red cloth. A good copy over all, replacement cover is moderately worn, interior binding secure but cracked, paper lightly yellowed but with several pages torn and taped and many pages with titles check marked. This is a good and useful original reference copy only.

$19.00

1100 Obscure Points: the bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American authors

By Dr. Jacob Schwartz

London, England: The Ulysses Bookshop, 1931. First edition, limited.. Decorative Cloth. Good +/Without Dustjacket. "This is copy no. 459 of the first edition limited to 666 numbered copies." Octavo, 10" tall, xiii + 95 pages, gilt titles on orange cloth. Internally this is a very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, BUT externally it is good only, lightly soiled, all corners worn, with significant fraying at the bottom of the spine

$19.00

Bookman's Price Index (BPI) ; Volume 1: Modern First Editions
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Bookman's Price Index (BPI) ; Volume 1: Modern First Editions

By Daniel F. McGrath; Editor

Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company , 1987. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 1154 pages, brown cloth. A near fine clean neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, binding and hinges tight, pages cream white.

$25.00

Scribners Present the Modern Library in First Editions; Catalogue Number 117, The Scibner Book Store, 597 Fifth Avenue, New York.

By Charles Scribner and Company

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 16mo, 6 3/4" tall, decorative endpapers, 331 pages, blue cloth, silver titles. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear but color fading to the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$16.50

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