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World Outside My Door A Housewife-Naturalist Explores the Living Wilderness in Her Own Back Yard

By Olive Bown Goin

New York: MacMillan. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1955. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has wear on edges, glue ghosting on endpapers other than this book fine. ; 1st edition, 1st printing. A naturalist observes and explores nature surrounding her home located in Central Florida. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages .

$15.00

The Streets of Ascalon

By Robert W. Chambers

New York: D. Appleton and Company. Very Good. 1912. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light wear to cover edges. Original owner's name written on back endpaper and front endpaper. Light soiling on top closed pages edge. ; 1st edition, 1st printing. Beautiful illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 441 pages .

$16.00

Enduring Riches

By Margaret Flint

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1942. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light wear to covers. Dust jacket has light wear on edges. ; 1st edition, 1st printing with dust jacket. Nice clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages .

$250.00

The Adventures of Harlequin

By Francis Bickley

New York: E. P. Dutton. Very Good. 1923. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Shelf wear on cover edges. Some fading and light soiling to cover edges, light small damp stain on pastedown labels. No dust jacket, inside pages fine. ; 1st edition, 1st printing. Gold sponge painted design on covers, paste down labels, cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Deckle edge pages. Filled with color and black and white illustrations by John Austen. ; Color and Black and white illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages .

$45.00

The Postmaster

By Joseph C. Lincoln

New York: A. L. Burt Company. Very Good. 1912. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light foxing on closed page edges, light wear on cover edges. Original owner's name and address written in book in beautiful penmanship. Light foxing on page 108, ; Dark red hard covers with paste down color illustration on cover of postmaster. States published April 1912 on copyright page. 4 full page illustrations by Howard Heath. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 316 pages .

$30.00

Big Game Fields of America North and South

By Daniel J. Singer

London: Hodder & Soughton. Very Good. 1916. Hardcover. The free endpapers to the table of contents have separated from the binding , are still attached to each other in a group. Faint soiling and wear to covers. Inside pages are in fine condition. ; Signed by the author with a personal inscriptionon the endpaper dated 1920. Numerous stunning black and white photos. Color frontis of a jaguar and illustration of a jaguar on cover. Inside pages clean. ; Black and white photos and colored drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Good Housekeeping Cook Book: Recipes and Methods for Every Day and Every Occasion

By Dorothy B. Marsh, Katherine Norris, Adeline Mansfield

New York: Good Housekeeping. Good with no dust jacket. 1934. Hardcover. Hardcover, 254 pages in good condition, covers have rubbing and wear. Inside very good, lightly tanned. 2nd edition, 1st printing March 1934. 100s of classic recipes. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$22.00

Odd Craft

By W. W. Jacobs

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated hardboard cover, scene of a man sitting looking out at the shore. 341 pages in very good condition, lite soling to covers. 1st edition. Illustrated.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$15.00

Prue & I

By George William Curtis

New York and London: Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, 272 pages in good+ condition, grn cloth hardcover, bright silver gilt design and letting on covers, front and back, silver lettering on spine. Deckle page edges, top page edges tipped with gold. Rubbing wear to cover edges, hinge just starting to show at endpapers. Tissue in verygood condition over frontispiece. Published by Harper & Brothers dated 1899 on tittle page. 98 beautiful illustrations by Albert Edward Sterner. Inside pages clean, even has an old calling card as a bookmark.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$22.00

Marigold Garden

By Kate Greenaway

London: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. Hardcover. Hardboard illustrated covers, 56 pages in very good condition, wear to cover edges, inside pages clean and bright. Color illustrations throughout. No publishing date. Published by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans, Ltd. Rose Place, Globe Road, London. This is an ex-library book, has embossed seal of the Rathbun Free Memorial Library, East Haddam, Connecticut. on the tittle page. Bookplate stating the same on endpaper and has library pocket on back endpaper, with a 1st entry date of April 27, 1935 and was stamped for take out only 5 times, last being in 1942, very good condition.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$60.00

Connecticut Portal

By Freda Haas Hammerslough

New York: The Poets Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Light blue hardcover, with silver lettering, 138 pages in very good condition. Some fading to covers, and some tiny white spots on cover. Signed by the author with personal gift inscription. 1st freeendpaer is tanned from newspaper article with photo about the author being laid in the book. Contains state photographs from the Connecticut State Library. Other photography by Wykoff Mills. Photographic illustrations by the author. Historical photos and illustrations with poetry.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$45.00

These are My Jewels

By L. B. Campbell

New York: W. W, Norton & Company. Good in Good dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, 183 pages in good+ condition, pages lightly tanned, previous owner's name written in book, book stamped by Gypsy Tea Kettle, Tea Leaves Read Gratis, New York City. Dustjacket good, worn on edges, protected by a clear mylar jacket. Illustrated endpapers. 2 books in one, "In Which a MOther Equips Her Children for Life" and " In which a MOther Protects Her Children From Life". Here is the modern version of the famous story of the Roman mother as Miss Campbell conceives it might happen today. No novelist of our generation has given us the picture of an American family in wartime painted with such realism and with such bitter irony. The author was a professor of English Literature at the University of California, she had written a number of scholarly works on stage history. this is the only novel she has ever wrote. She wrote this novel to please herself.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$12.00

Saratoga Trunk

By Edna Ferber

Garden City New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385049021 . Hardcover, 352 pages in very good condition, endpaers have yellowed, light rubbing to cover edges. No dustjacket. 1st edition, after the printing of a limited edition of five hundred and sixty-two copies. Was later made into a movie starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$24.00

The Second Tree From the Corner

By E. B. White

New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. Hardcover, 253 pages in very good condition, personal inscription written in book dated 1954. Endpapers yellowed. Most of the pieces in this book were published previously in the New Yorker. Possible first edition of this collection, no printing stated.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$15.00

H. M. Pulham Esquire

By John P. Marquand

Boston: Little Brown and Company. Poor with no dust jacket. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 9997402693 . Tan hardcover, burgandy trim on spine, 432 pages in very good condition, tanning on endpapers. faint rubbing and wear to covers, slightly bumoed corners. Stated 1st edition, after the printing of 950 copies for presentation, published Feb, 1941.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$24.00

The Other Fellow

By F. Hopkinson Smith

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Red hardcover, black trim with small black, gold and red illustration on cover. Book has 8 full page illustrations. In very good condition, light rubbing to cover edges, gold page tops, 1 free endpaper removed from book. 1st edition, 1899 on tittle page and copyright page. A collection of short stories.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$18.00

Jill Somerset

By Alec Waugh

New York: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Black hardcover, gold lettering, 316 pages in very good condition, darkening on endpapers. No dustjacket, 1st edition., no other printings mentioned, has publisher's logo on copyright page.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$15.00

Gleanings for the Curious Harvest Fields of Literature

By C. C. Bombaugh

Hartford, Connecicut: A. O. Worthington & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Beautifull decorated hardcover, covers completely covered in gilt design of spray of flowers with ivy borders and tassles. Gilt lettering. Spine also completely decorated in gilt with flowers, ferns and lettering. Gold page edges all around. Covers have wear on edges and bumped corners. Crack in cover covering at hinge where it joins the spine about 2 inches up from bottom of spine. Embossed border design on back cover as well as a embossed emblem for "possum et sursum" Beautifully designed pretittle page with engraving of flowers and bordered by gold. Quote in the illustration is " I have here only made nosegay of culled flowers and have brought nothing of my own but the string that ties them" From the Harvest-Fields of Literature. A melange of excerpta, collated by C. C. Bombaugh. with stell-plate portrait. Author's unabridged edition ( first series). Published by subscription only. 1875. All pages have red borders framing them. Inside pages are fine. Covers good + condition. A very attractive edition.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$90.00

The Story of a Red-Deer

By Hon. J. W. Fortescue

New York: Macmillan and Co., Limited. Good with no dust jacket. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, 144 pages in good+ condition, some wear to cover edges, bumped corners. Pages lightly tanned, some light foxing to endpapers. Original owner's name written in book. 1st edition, Oct. 1897, this is a reprint, 1902. Young adult. Written through the eyes of a dear, observations on nature and wildlife.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$24.00

Hauntings Fantastic Stories

By Vernon Lee

New York: Frank F. Lowell & Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Extremely rare , 1st American edition, tittle mispelled on cover and spine. Brown hardcover, black coated endpapers, gilt lettering on the spine, in good+ condition, rubbing wear to cover edges, hinge showing at page 6 and 7, rest of the book very good, pages clean and tight. No writing or bookplate in book. 237 pages plus a publisher's catalogue at end of book. A interesting collection of ghost stories.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$750.00

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