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SUMMONED BY BELLS.

By Betjeman, John.

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2, 97 pages, green quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good dust jacket, slightly soiled and edge worn with short tears and chipping at the top of the back strip. Autobiography in verse by popular English poet.

$7.50

Memoirs, Speeches, and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr.

By Robert Rantoul, Jr.; Luther Hamilton, Editor

Boston, Massachusetts: John P. Jewett and Co., 1854. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Memoir of an early Abolitionist. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall. xii + 864 pages, embossed brown cloth, previous owner's name on front endpaper, gilt title on spine. A good, clean, hardcover first edition overall BUT with fraying to backstrip ends, boards exposed along bottom edges and top corners, hinges cracked and frontispiece portrait removed; yet binding is solid and paper clean and lightly yellowed. A good reading copy.

$45.00

In My Time: An Eclectic Autobiography

By Robert Strausz-Hupe

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1965. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good / Very Good-. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 284 pages. A very good, clean hardcover first edition, with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed. In a very good (minus), price-clipped dust jacket with small chips and rubbing at the folds, short edge tears at back panel. Stamped on several pages "From The Library Of Jerzy N. Kosinski, New York City" and inscribed to him by someone (not the author) on the front free endpaper.

$9.50

John Graham Brooks, Helen Lawrence Brooks, 1846 - 1938: A Memorial

By [John Graham Brooks] Dr. George W. Coleman, et al]

Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1940. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 63 pages, dark blue cloth with gilt titles; b&w photographs. A very good, clean, neat hardcover with little shelf wear and some rubbing at the back strip.

$12.50

Memoir of Hon. Samuel Crocker Cobb

By Bugbee, James M.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: University Press/John Wilson, 1892. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall. 15 pages; reprint of the Massachusetts Historical Society. A good copy with chipping to cover wraps, string binding secure, pages lightly yellowed.

$28.50