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DIVOTS
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DIVOTS

By Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881-1975.

New York: George H. Doran Company, (1927). First US (with both GHD devises and "B") edition. c.1923, -4, -5, -6, -7. Original orange cloth, illustrated golf eps, t.e.black in custom slipcase lined inside and outside with orange, black and white feathered Dodin Marbled Paper. 8vo. pp. 316. Near Fine/Lacks jacket/As New. Trace cover soil and cap wear, brilliant end papers, crisp copy, no marking or ownership. Previously published in UK as "The Heart of a Goof"..

$175.00

Blazed Trail and The Rules of the Game, The.
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Blazed Trail and The Rules of the Game, The.

By White, Stewart Edward 1873-1946.

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1916. Illustrated by frontis and 3 color plates; b&w frontis. Works edition. c. 1901; c.1909. Two uniformly bound titles from the 10 volume works edition. Green ribbed decorated cloth, teg. 8vo. pp. 413; 644. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cap and corner wear, overall page toning. Nice, clean and tightly bound reading copies..

$25.00

LADIES WREATH and Parlor Annual.
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LADIES WREATH and Parlor Annual.

By Irving, Helen, Ed.

New York: Burdick, Reed & Roberts, n.d. [1853 on newspaper backing]. Illustrated by 12 steel engravings facing 12 color flower plates separated by tissue guards. First edition. Red blind stamped cloth decorated gilt, original yellow endpapers. New spine and label on red Japanese kozo with black and gold swirl producing a marriage of 19th and 21st century embellishment. 8vo. pp. 218. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Characteristic of these annuals, combinations of acid free paper signatures mixed with non populated the pages alternately. Frontis plate bound upside down but all 12 steel engravings and 12 color plates present. Foxing on most plates. The publication merged Ladies' Wreath and Family Circle Parlor Annual. The first entry is sheet music Quartet entitled "When the Joys of Youth are O'er"; last entry is poem "Early Memories" by Loomis..

$85.00

GONE WITH THE WIND.
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GONE WITH THE WIND.

By Mitchell, Margaret 1900-49.

New York: MacMillan (Brown Brothers), August 1936. Early edition. c.June 1936 (2 times); July (3 times); August (4 times). Rebound by KTB of Old Working Books & Bindery in acid free materials: dark teal cloth with impressed diamond designs, silver stamped spine, Dodin IC'015 endpapers, new headbands, pale blue marking ribbon. 8vo. pp. 1037. Near Fine/Lacks jacket. A beautiful gift copy of Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction 1937 set in the Civil War South..

$175.00

Family Circle and Parlor Annual, Volume XIII & XIV, The.
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Family Circle and Parlor Annual, Volume XIII & XIV, The.

By [Newell, Rev. & Mrs. D., Ed].

New York: James G. Reed Publishers, 1851-52. Illustrated by XIII: 6 tissue steel engravings, 4 lithographs and 2 wood cuts, extra illustrated title for Vol. 14; XIV: 6 steel engravings, 6 colored, 2 music (collated). First thus edition. Original red blind stamped cloth, gilt decorated spine and topboad emblem. 8vo. pp. 218; 218. Very Good. Joint starting, cap chips and several stains to cover; sporadic foxed spots and several pressed flower foxed outlines internally. Quill owner Susan B. Dodge 1852 ffep. Period news clip of poison ivy cure and short marking ribbon laid on. In the magazine category issued 1841-53 to 15 volumes. Other publications by the same publisher: Parlor Annual and Youth Parlor Annual. Religious life, shorts, music, poetry by Latham, Hoag, Dresser, Roberts, Ingalls, Hanaford, Wingate and others..

$85.00

Forget-Me-Not: A Gift for 1846, The.
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Forget-Me-Not: A Gift for 1846, The.

By Phillips, Alfred A., Ed.

New York: Nafis & Cornish, 278 Pearl Street, 1845. Illustrated by Tissue frontis, unlisted hand colored title and 6 color tissue plates by Lewis & Brown of New York (missing Butterfly pp. 241). First thus edition. Original gilt decorated red leather and pale yellow eps, aeg. 16mo. pp. (vi), xii, 9-282. Good. Edge worn with joints starting and head and heel chips, foxing starting internally about plates. Pencil owner G. G. Churchill front pastedown. Per Tepper pp.76 all original material and an early take on the Alamo by B. J. Lossing (Fall of Bexar: A Texian Tale pp. 189)..

$100.00

LETTERS FROM THE EAST.
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LETTERS FROM THE EAST.

By Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.

New York: G. P. Putnam & Son, 1869. Illustrated by tail vignettes. First printing of cheap edition. Original green cloth, beveled edges, olive endpapers. 8vo (19cm). pp. [2] blank, [5], 6-256, [4] Ads, [2] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Edgewear, top edge has light fray, overall toning to pages. (BAL 1707 first cheap edition, edges not gilded, ads)..

$100.00

KOKORO, Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life.
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KOKORO, Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life.

By Hearn, Lafcadio 1850-1904.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (Riverside Press Cambridge MA), (1896). Illustrated by black and red title page with vignette. First edition. State A spine print (CO.). Green decorated cloth. 8vo. pp. [viii], 388. Appendix. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Lightly sunned boards, color armorial bookplate (Spielmann) with several foxed spots, internally near fine. BAL 7928..

$150.00

WOLFERT'S ROOST and Other Papers, Now First Collected.

By Irving, Washington 1783-1859.

New York: G. P. Putnam & Co. 12 Park Place (John F. Trow), 1855. Illustrated by Darley engraved frontis separating illustrated (J.W. Opp Sc N) title with tissue. First American edition. c.1854 London. Originally 3/4 leather over marbled boards, endpapers and edges; added cloth backing. Cr.8vo (18.3cm). pp. [2] blank, [vii], 8-383, [3] blank. No Advertisements. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Corner wear, spot of stain to last page, small scuff to rear endpaper. BAL 10188 anomoly: 12 Park Place without 12 pages of advertisements, with pp. 383 "tho" instead of "the" error, 3 lines from bottom..

$85.00

BOYS OF THE OLD GLEE CLVB [sic, The.

By Riley, James Whitcomb 1849-1916.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1907 November). Illustrated by Tissue frontis and 12 plates by Will Vawter, page vignettes and cover by Franklin Booth. First edition. Green ribbed cloth decorated topboard, yellow printed eps. 8vo. pp. [55]. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cover rubbing. Verse and plates recto throughout. (BAL 16683, Binding A)..

$40.00

Man Without a Country and Other Stories, The.

By Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909.

Boston: Little, Brown, & Co. (University Press, John Wilson & Sons, Cambridge), 1902. Illustrated by b/w port frontis with double tissues. Library edition. [c.October delayed until December 1863 Atlantic Monthly]. c.1898, 1900. From "The Works of Edward Everett Hale, Library Edition, Volume 1". Green cloth, gilt pr & dec spine. Signed by author. Inscribed by author (pictured). 12mo (20cm). pp. xiv, [2], 397, [3]. Very Good. Author 'prefaces' of 1897 and 1898, and ten collected shorts. Undated inscription to (Keith) unknown 'young' recipient on ffep. Followed on next blank recto fly by pencil directives from previous owner "Charles L. (D?) Ward- Hope you will give this to junior on his birthday- perhaps when he is ten."..

$400.00

MASTERPIECES OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster: Everett: Longfellow: Hawthorne: Whittier: Emerson: Holmes: Lowell: Thoreau: Poe: O'Reilly with Biographical Sketches and Portraits

By Franklin, etc.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), (1891). Illustrated by b/w ports. First thus edition. Olive blind stamped cloth, topboard black decoration, spine gilt print. Cr.8vo (19cm). pp. viii, 504. Near Fine/No jacket. Minor cover wear, light end paper toning, internally fine, no ownership or marking. Compiled via school committee as a text-book for reading in the first class (advanced) in the Boston grammar schools..

$25.00

PEARL OF ORR'S ISLAND, A Story of the Coast of Maine, The.

By Stowe, Harriet Beecher 1811-1896.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (Riverside Press, Cambridge), (1896). Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis, 3 plates of photographs. Riverside edition. (c.1862, 1890 by HBS). Original red linen, printed & decorated black, pictorial paste-on. 12mo. pp. [2] writings of, vi, [2] illustrations, vii-viii, 402, [2] blank. Very Good-/No jacket. Edge worn and slightly faded binding with several bumps. Thumbed edges with traces of edge dampstain lines to some pages, several straightened dogears. Nice early reading copy, no volume number, with chapter headings..

$30.00

WORKS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, [Standard Library Edition, complete in eleven volumes, The.
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WORKS OF JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, [Standard Library Edition, complete in eleven volumes, The.

By Lowell, James Russell 1819-91.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), 1890-99. Illustrated by b/w engraved tissue frontis in each. Standard Library Edition (uniform), later edition. 11 volumes. Green ribbed cloth, gilt print spines, letter press paper, t.e.g. labeled I-IV, I-VII. Small 8vo (20cm). Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. A beautiful well-preserved set with an occasional bump or cap slightly depressed, no ownership, top gilt still brilliant. (See BAL 13385 for 11 volume Standard Library Edition). Contents with last copyright date: "The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell in four volumes", 1890, 1894, 1896, 1897 (I-IV). "Literary Essays; Among My Books, My Study Windows and Fireside Travels in four volumes", all four 1899 (I-IV). "Political Essays" (V), 1899. "Literary and Political Essays" (VI), 1890. "Latest Literary Essays and Addresses, Old English Dramatists" (VII), 1892. (Shelved at approx. 8"-H by 15"-L). (Postage adjusted for destination)..

$200.00

IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM.
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IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM.

By Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1840-1924.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First (SD) edition. Decorated tan cloth, B state paper. Globe 8vo. pp. [viii], 445, [1] blank, [8] Ads, [2] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Soiled, streaky spine. Several beginning pages with thumb soil. BAL 2093..

$30.00

MARKET-PLACE, The.
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MARKET-PLACE, The.

By Frederic, Harold.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, (1899). Illustrated by Harrison Fisher frontis and 7 plates. 28th Thousand edition. Decorated cloth by "S". 8vo. pp. 401. Very Good. BAL 6294. One of the three 1899 printings..

$35.00

OTHER FELLOW, The.

By Smith, F(rancis) Hopkinson 1838-1915.

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin (The Riverside Press, Cambridge), 1899. Illustrated by Tissue frontis and 7 b/w plates. First Trade edition. Red cloth, stamped in green, black and gilt, teg. Spine with question mark and Houghton Mifflin & Co. at bottom in gilt. Cr.8vo. pp. [xiv], 218, [1] blank, [1] colophon, [1] blank. Good/No jacket. Cap and corner wear, two faint dampstains, and several dark stains to boards, some toning and light soil (BAL 18229, State B, Binding A)..

$20.00

Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe with a critical introduction by Charles F. Richardson, 10 volumes, The.
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Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe with a critical introduction by Charles F. Richardson, 10 volumes, The.

By Poe Edgar Allan 1809-49.

New York: The Lamb Publishing Company, (1902). Illustrated by Frontis with caption tissues and additional duotone plates by Frederick Simpson Coburn, vignettes, illuminated first letters. Raven edition. (c.1902 Putnams for introductions and design) Limited to 1000 sets, this set not numbered. 10 volumes. Half brown morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt decorated and printed (works of, title, vol.#) spine, teg, uncut. Large Post 8vo. Binding. Leather rubbed and all but two heads chipped, several joints starting, hinges sound except for Miscellany volume 10 which has tender rear joint & hinge, one central chip and spine separation. All volumes and plates internally NF-Fine..

$750.00

Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A Legend of the Rhine, The.
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Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A Legend of the Rhine, The.

By Cooper, J(ames ) Fenimore 1789-1851.

New York: W. A. Townsend (C. A. Alvord), 1861. Illustrated by Double engraved frontis by F.O.C. (Felix Octavius Carr) Darley 1822-88, head & tale vignettes . c.1832 (c.1861 from Cooper's Novels, published in 32 volumes). Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped and decorated spine and topboard, yellow eps, beveled boards. 8vo (22.5cm). pp. 464. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Slightly sunned spine, edgewear, small head chips, torn tissue. Foxed newspaper clipping of George F. Root's lyrics to "Just Before the Battle, Mother", undated in a column entitled Songs of the Civil War laid in on pp. 312-13. [Note: uniform with James G. Gregory binding]..

$30.00

Bravo: A Tale, The.
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Bravo: A Tale, The.

By Cooper, J(ames ) Fenimore 1789-1851.

New York: James G. Gregory, Successor to W. A. Townsend (C. A. Alvord), 1864. Illustrated by Double engraved frontis by F.O.C. (Felix Octavius Carr) Darley 1822-88, head & tale vignettes . c.1831 (c.1859 from Cooper's Novels, published in 32 volumes). Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped and decorated spine and topboard, yellow eps, beveled boards. 8vo (22.5cm). pp. 460. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Slightly sunned spine, lightly bumped corners with some fray. Frontis tissue missing; sporadic foxed spots internally..

$30.00

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