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English as She is Taught

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Second State
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$25.00

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Boston, Mass: Mutual Book Company, 1900. 28pp. Green cloth, red and black lettering, black decoration. Corners lightly rubbed, book is clean and sound and unmarked.. First Edition Second State. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Mark Twain's Date..1601 Conversation as it Was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
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$40.00

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Unstated: Ustated, 1930. Unpaginated 32pp. ,measures 10 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, no publication date c 1930s. Light green stiff wraps, pictorial paste-on title to front cover. Corners chipped, light wear and soil to cover, contents are clean and unmarked. Illustrated. . Soft Cover. Good. Tall 4to.
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It's a Boy's World

by Derleth, August

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton and Lee, 1948. 107pp. Grey pictorial boards. Spine very slightly faded, endpapers age-darkened, book is clean and sound. Unclipped dust jacket is torn along folds, darkened and chipped, but is overall complete. A comics-like pencil sketch by Dwiggins INSCRIBED AND SIGNED "Dwig" on front pastedown. Text is profusely illustrated throughout… Read more
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Life in Danbury: Being A Brief But Comprehensive Record....

by Bailey, James M.

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Published
1873
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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Boston: Shepard and Gill, 1873. 303pp. Green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to cover and spine. Light wear and some soiling to cover, and endpapers, occasional spot in text. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Eve's Diary

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1906
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. 109pp. Red cloth, white lettering and green decoration. Spine is heavily faded, slight fading to boards, spine ends lightly chipped, light corner rubbing, contents have occasional light foxing but mainly clean, front inner hinge inconspicuosly taped. . First Edition. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lester Ralph. 8vo - over… Read more
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How to Tell a Story and Other Essays

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
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$65.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 1=233pp. Red cloth, gilt lettering and decorative border, top edges gilt. Covers are clean, corners slightly rubbed, 2 small spots on rear board, gitl is very bright, text is clean, slight residue from bookplate removal to front pastedown. A very well-preserved copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1871
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Second State
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$60.00

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New York: Sheldon & Company, 1871. 46pp. Terra cotta cloth, gilt lettering. Corners and spine ends very lightly rubbed, interior is age-toned, clean and binding is tight. First Edition Second State with Ball, Black & Co. ad on copyright page. Not really a biography, but amusing. Illustrated. . First Edition, Second… Read more
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Malice in Blunderland; With Apologies to Lewis Carroll, Whose Name Has So Often Been Taken in Vain.

by Burt, Struthers

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. 31pp. Yellow printed wraps. A bit of light soil to cover, contents clean. Amusing takeoff on Lewis Carroll.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Macgovern . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Goldfish Under the Ice

by Morley, Christopher

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1929
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Mathews & Marrot, 1929. 27pp. Tan boards, red decoration. Copy No.140 of 530 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Dampstaining confined mainly to upper portion of boards and faintly to upper internal margins, spine is chipped, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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A Frenchman in America (The Anglo-Saxon Race Revisited)

by O'Rell, Max

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1891. 336pp. Tan boards with small illustration, gilt lettering to spine. Very light wear, light soil, contents are clean, former owner's name on front free endpaper. An amusing presentation of a Frenchman travelling in America.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by E.W. Kemble. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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M'Gregor's Almanac & Tide Tables for 1873. McGregor

by M'Gregor & Co.

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Published
1873
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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Glasgow: D. M'Gregor & Co. McGregor MvGregor"s, 1873. 164pp. Brown flexible embossed cloth, gilt lettering, marbled edges, 2 folding maps. Light shelfwear, gilt slightly chipped but all readable, inner hinge cracked, text block holding, title page not present, contents age-toned. Maps are lightly chipped along outer edge and clean tears archival tape repaired, in otherwise sound condition.… Read more
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The Human Cmedy

by Saroyan, William

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Cmpany, 1943. 291pp. Rust color cloth. Bookis clean and sound, one corner bumped, owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly toned. Dust jacket is not clipped, but has no price; very early edition, but may not be a first due to lack of price. Dust jacket has tears and chips… Read more
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Archibald the Cat and Other Sea Yarns By The Old Sailor "Out of the World."

by (Coffin, Roger Folger)

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Published
1878
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: The World, 1878. 60pp. Pictorial stiff wraps. Overall soiling, insecting to lower left of front cover (slight loss), binding is shaken and pages are loose, from rusted staples, lacking spine, text is age-toned but surprisingly clean, New York bookseller's name stamped to upper front cover. Amusing tales by "the old sailor." Illustrated by Frederick… Read more
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Pot Luck; Episodes in the Life of W. Parker Lyon

by Ainsworth, Ed (and W.Parker Lyon)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1940
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$30.00

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Hollywood, California: George Palmer Putnam, Inc., 1940. 201pp. Orange cloth. Bottom edge rubbed, some discoloration to endpapers, text is sound. Dust jacket is soiled and has been taped along edges. Inscribed, stamped and signed by W.Parker Lyon, foreword by Irvin S. Cobb. Includes a handwritten 1942 letter by W. Lyon Parker, and a W. Parker… Read more
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Spencer's Book of Comic Speeches and Humorous Recitations

by Spencer, Albert J.

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Published
1867
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation, 1867. 192pp. Blue pictorial wraps. Slight fading to covers,small chip to tail of spine, text is clean and sound. A collection of of over 70 humorous speeches and recitations.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Comic Speeches and Recitations Designed for Schools, and Literary Social Circles

by McBride, H. Elliott

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation, 1878. 184pp. Blue printed wraps. Slight fading to covers, otherwise clean, sound, and well-preserved, binding is tight, text lightly age-toned. Samples of comic speeches.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Essays

by Morley,Christopher

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928. 1106pp. Red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Book is in very sound and clean condition. Dust jacket is clipped and is lightly chipped along edges, overall sound.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Le Monologue Moderne

by Cadet, Coquelin

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Published
1881
Condition
Fair
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$25.00

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Paris: Paul Ollendorf, 1881. 34pp. Couverture souple. Stitched binding. Soiling to covers, spine missing, binding loose but holding, text is age-darkened and is complete. . Soft Cover. Fair. Illus. by Luigi Loir. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Ballads of the Boys of Old K.U.

by Edson, Charles Leroy and George T.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Lawrence, Kansas: Legal News Print, 1903. Unpaginated 26pp. Black wraps, red lettering, introductory page printed in red and black, text printed on heavy, mottled brown stock. Small corner chips to cover and title page, contents are otherwise clean and unworn. Humorous poetry with in-text illustrations. A scarce title.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Half-True Tales; Stories Founded On Fiction

by Augur, C.H.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1891. 203pp. blue cloth, silver scroll-like decoration, gilt lettering. Extremities lightly rubbed, lettering and decoration very bright, contents are clean. Vignette illustrations throughout by C.J. Taylor. An attractive little book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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