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The Social Secretary
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The Social Secretary

By Phillips, David Graham

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1905. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. Clarence F. Underwood, Illustrator. First Edition, First Printing with "October" under copyright date 1905 on copyright page. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with white decoration on cover and spine, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). Very light surface wear at spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. With illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood and decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour.

$40.00

The Transfiguration of Miss Philura
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The Transfiguration of Miss Philura

By Kingsley, Florence Morse

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1911. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. Ethel Pennewill Brown, Illustrator. First Ilustrated Edition (stated). Clean moss green cloth boards with darker green decoration title box and gold decoration on cover and spine. Signed binding with an "R" on each side of decoration on front board (Rome K. Richardson). Hint of very light rubbing to dark green background of title box only. Slight surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner's last name in corner of front free endpaper. Page decorations throughout. Color frontis illustration of woman gazing into a mirror by Ethel Pennewill Brown with clean tissue guard; three additional lovely color plates with clean printed tissue guards. 75 pp.

$25.00

Fair Margaret
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Fair Margaret

By Crawford, F. Marion

New York: Macmillan, 1905. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Dust jacket. First Edition, with "Published November, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated green ribbed cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very light soiling to cover (a few tiny spots to rear board). Previous owner first name and date (1906) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Horace T. Carpenter. 383 pp. Signed decorative binding (RR - Rome K. Richardson).

$30.00

For Love of Mary Ellen
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For Love of Mary Ellen

By Brainerd, Eleanor Hoyt

New York/London: Harper & Brothers, 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good++/No Dust jacket. Rose Cecil O'Neill, Illustrator. First Edition, with MCMXII (1912) on title page and "Published September, 1912" on copyright page. Lovely copy of this book illustrated with drawings by Rose Cecil O'Neill. Olive-tan cloth boards with tiniest bit of surface wear to spine corners (no fraying), unfaded, with clean pages and edges. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, 3 additional black and white plates, decorated pages. Neatly penned inscription on front free endpaper with tasteful privately printed bookplate of Agnes Remington on front fixed endpaper.

$60.00

Through Five Republics on Horseback: Being an Account of Many Wanderings in South America
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Through Five Republics on Horseback: Being an Account of Many Wanderings in South America

By Ray, G. W.

Cleveland: C. Hauser, Publisher, 1925. Twenty-second Edition (revised). Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Signed by author. Clean blue cloth boards with illustrated cover (man on horseback) with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 305 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper: "With the kindest wishes of the author - G. W. Ray".

$25.00

Power of Innocence
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Power of Innocence

By Westermayr, Arthur J.

New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1909. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Lillian Adams, Illustrator. Clean dark green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration of painter's palette & brushes on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to corners (no fraying). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name on fly leaf. 410 pgs. with 7 lovely black & white illustrative plates by Lillian Adams.

$20.00