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DAVID BALFOUR: BEING MEMOIRS OF THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF DAVID BALFOUR AT HOME AND ABROAD

by Stevenson, Robert Louis (set forth by) - illustrated by N. C. WYETH

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Published
1935
Condition
very good, black cloth with pictorial pastedown (hardcover)
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$15.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. HC. very good, black cloth with pictorial pastedown (hardcover). color plates by N. C. Wyeth. 356pp.
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THE GEM, A TOKEN OF AFFECTION FOR 1854

by

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Published
1854
Condition
good, original red cloth, AEG, (hardcover) on signature loose
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$35.00

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Philadelphia, PA: Henry F. Anners, 1854. HC. good, original red cloth, AEG, (hardcover) on signature loose. B&W illustrations. Nice original example of this "gift book." One signature (pages 15-22) is holding by one binding thread (and, as a binding error, appears to have always been that way). Otherwise clean and tight. 252pp.
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$35.00
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THE BOOK OF THE CHILD

by Humphrey, Mabel (text by); Smith, Jessie Willcox and Green, Elizabeth Shippen (illustrations by)

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Published
1903
Condition
good+, pictorial boards (hardcover)
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$2,500.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1903. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover). color illustrations. With Facsimiles of Drawings in Colour by Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green --- And with Stories and Verses Written for the Pictures by Mabel Humphrey." Internally a very good copy, externally the boards exhibit edgewear and and some waterstaining that never got… Read more
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$2,500.00
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AMERICAN BEAUTIES -- [Harrison Fisher's American Beauties]

by Fisher, Harrison

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Published
1909
Condition
good+, olive cloth, pictorial pastedown (hardcover)
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$50.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. HC. good+, olive cloth, pictorial pastedown (hardcover). color illustrations. Decorations by E. Stetson Crawford. Nice clean and tight copy with come light edgewear to cloth. Bright illustrations.
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$50.00
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ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD

by Gray, Thomas (with additional stanzas by: James D. Knowles; T. Buchanan Read; and, George S. Burleigh)

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1854
Condition
good, decorated red cloth, aeg (hardcover) light edgewear
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$45.00

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Boston, MA: Moses A. Dow, 1854. HC. good, decorated red cloth, aeg (hardcover) light edgewear. B&W illustrations. Gift inscription dated 1854. Following the title page in this edition "To the Memory of Daniel Webster this Edition of His Favorite Poem is Respectfully Inscribed.
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$45.00
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THIS THEN IS A WILLIAM MORRIS BOOK - BEING A LITTLE JOURNEY

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1907
Condition
very good, suede spine, brown paper covered boards (hardcover)
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$30.00

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East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters, 1907. HC. very good, suede spine, brown paper covered boards (hardcover). Exceptionally nice copy. 68pp.
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$30.00
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THE PIRATE'S TREASURE, OR THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF JACK ADAMS ON THE SPANISH MAIN - [First Edition in remnants of gift box]

by Wilson, Edw. A. (pictures & story by)

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1926
Condition
very good, bright pictorial boards (hardcover) w/original box
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$25.00

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New York: The P. F. Volland Company, 1926. HC. very good, bright pictorial boards (hardcover) w/original box. color illustrations. An exceptionally nice clean and tight and bright copy, probably kept that way since it still remains in the original publisher's gift box. Corners of the box, however, over time became broken. But it does remain with book. … Read more
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$25.00
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HANDLEY CROSS; OR, MR. JORROCK'S HUNT -- JORROCKS EDITION

by illustrated by John Leech

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1926
Condition
very good, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover)
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$35.00

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London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ltd, 1926. HC. very good, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. Printed from the Plates of the Original Edition" 578pp.
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$35.00
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SONGS OF THE MONTHS: A COLLECTION OF VERSES AND PICTURES

by Villeplait, Lucie E.

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1891
Condition
good, blue cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover) lt edgewear
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$200.00

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New York: Worthington & Co, 1891. HC. good, blue cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover) lt edgewear. fantastic chromoliths. Wonderful chromoliths printed on heavy stock, one side only, with appropriate verse for the month. An uncommon title.
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$200.00
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THE RAGGEDY MAN

by Riley, James Whitcomb (illustrations by Ethel Franklin Betts)

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1907
Condition
good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) edgewear to boards
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$45.00

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Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs Merrill Company, 1907. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) edgewear to boards. color illustrations. Internally a very good copy with clean and bright illustrations. Usually rubbing to boards and edgewear however.
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$45.00
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NOT FOR MAIDS, MINISTERS OR STRIPLINGS - THE MERRY MUSES, A CHOICE COLLECTION OF FAVOURITE SONGS GATHERED FROM MANY SOURCES

by Burns, Robert

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Published
1827
Condition
very good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) SEE NOTE
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$150.00

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Privately Printed, 1827. HC. very good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) SEE NOTE. TO WHICH ARE ADDED TWO OF HIS LETTERS AND A POEM - HITHERTO SUPPRESSED - NEVER BEFORE PRINTED." Publication date on title page often questioned and thought to be 1872 due to paper, binding, and possible "forged item." Light fading to green leather and… Read more
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$150.00
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THE HARRISON FISHER BOOK: A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS IN COLORS AND BLACK AND WHITE

by Fisher, Harrison; Carrington, James B. (introduction by)

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Published
1907
Condition
good+, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, teg (hardcover)
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. HC. good+, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, teg (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. A lovely collection of Harrison Fisher's drawings of women (and men) in period costume. A delight to see.
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$60.00
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AMERICAN YESTERDAY

by Sloane, Eric (signed and inscribed by with barn illustration on front free endpaper)

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Published
1956
Condition
very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed with illustration
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$100.00

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New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1956. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed with illustration. B&W illustrations. Eric Sloane, on the top half of the front free endpaper, has inscribed this copy followed by his classic barn illustration below which he signed, Eric Sloane, Cornwall Bridge, Conn. Done in bold black ink. Handsome! 123pp.
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$100.00
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LES MODES DU DIRECTOIRE ET DU CONSULAT -- [Modes of the Board and the Consulate]

by Garcia, G. (Dessins et Aquarelles); Preface de Maurice Vitrac

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Published
1900
Condition
very good, leather spine, marbled boards (hardcover) sp. rubbed
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$85.00

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Paris: H. Daragon, Editeur, 1900. HC. very good, leather spine, marbled boards (hardcover) sp. rubbed. color illustrations. Eighty (80) full color plates of French costumes. Some rubbing to leather spine.
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$85.00
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JOHN JORROCKS AND OTHER CHARACTERS FROM THE WORKS OF ROBERT SURTEES

by French, Gerald (illustrated by The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ypres)

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Published
1940
Condition
good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket fading to spine
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$15.00

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London: Hutchinson & Co, 1940. HC. good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket fading to spine. color illustrations. 124pp.
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$15.00
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THE 7th MAN - A TRUE CANNIBAL TALE OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS ..

by Gibbings, Robert

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Published
1930
Condition
very good, yellow cloth spine, decorated boards (hardcover)
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$225.00

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Berkshire, UK: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1930. HC. very good, yellow cloth spine, decorated boards (hardcover). B&W illustrations. TOLD IN FIFTEEN WOOD-ENGRAVINGS AND PRECISELY ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY NINE WORDS." -- Copy 66 of 500. Two small owner's name labels on front pastedown, small foxing spot on first 9 pages BUT below illustrations in white space. 15pp. … Read more
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$225.00
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THE NINETY-FIRST PSALM WITH WOOD-ENGRAVINGS BY DOROTHEA BRABY

by Braby, Dorothea

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Published
1944
Condition
very good, cream cloth (hardcover) small owner's name label
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$175.00

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London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1944. HC. very good, cream cloth (hardcover) small owner's name label. B&W illustrations. Copy 133 of 350. Leather spine label.
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$175.00
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CAMOUFLAGE SIMPLIFIED

by Sloane, Eric

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Published
1942
Condition
very good, decorated cloth (hardcover) faint bump lower corner
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$400.00

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New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1942. HC. very good, decorated cloth (hardcover) faint bump lower corner. B&W illustrations. Exceptionally nice copy of an extrememly hard to find Eric Sloane title. Never seen in a dustjacket according to the Sloane bibliography, this copy has a faint bump on the lower part of the spine. 62pp.
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$400.00
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GRANDMOTHER'S STORY OF BUNKER HILL BATTLE

by Holmes, Oliver Wendell (illustrated by H. S. McVickar)

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Published
1893
Condition
good++, decorated tan boards (hardcover)
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$85.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1893. HC. good++, decorated tan boards (hardcover). wonderful color lithographs. Wonderful color lithography illustrations adorn each page. 32pp.
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$85.00
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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE - POEMS OF CHILDHOOD BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

by Swinburne, Algernon Charles (preface by Edmund Gosse) (illustrated by Arthur Rackham)

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Published
1918
Condition
good++, green cloth (hardcover)
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$75.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1918. HC. good++, green cloth (hardcover). color plates by Rackham. 133pp.
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$75.00