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The Motor Girls at Lookout Beach; Or, in Quest of the Runaways Margaret Penrose
Cupples & Lyin, New York
hardback, no dust jacket
very uncommon title as a first edition
illustrated flyleaf
illustrated, cover fading
The third book in this series which is advertised as being adventurous enough for a tomboy, but with a distinctively feminine appeal as the girls design their own clothes, shop for hats, and give clever parties.
Bess Robinson was so filled with enthusiasm that her sister Belle declared there was serious danger of blowing-up, unless there was some repression. Belle herself might be equally enthusiastic, but she had a way of restraining herself, while Bess just delighted in the utmost of everything. The two sisters were talking on the side porch of their handsome home in Chelton, a New England town, located on the Chelton river. It was a beautiful day, late in spring. Well, have you sufficiently quieted down, Bess? asked Belle, after a pause, which succeeded the more quiet girl s attempt to curb her sister s enthusiasm-a pause that was filled with just the hint of pique. Quieted down? I should think any one would quiet down after such a call-down as you gave me, if
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My Host The World
Santayana, George

Published by Scribner, New York (1953)

Used Hardcover First Edition
Scribner, New York, 1953. hardcover. Condition: Book: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ: Good. 1st ptg.. 149 pp. 5 3/8 x 8 1/4. Green cloth covered boards, stamped in gold on front and spine. Black and beige dj,
 An increasingly uncommon first edition in collector's condition. Unclipped. Dust jacket
This work--the third part of his autobiography--was published was published after Santayana's death. It provides the basis for understanding the development of his philosophy. Philosopher, poet, literary and cultural critic, George Santayana is a principal figure in Classical American Philosophy. His naturalism and emphasis on creative imagination were harbingers of important intellectual turns on both sides of the Atlantic. He was a naturalist before naturalism grew popular; he appreciated multiple perfections before multiculturalism became an issue; he thought of philosophy as literature before it became
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The Mine With The Iron Door
Wright, Harold Bell

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (1923)

Used Hardcover First Edition
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1923. Hardback. Red cloth, gilt lettering, Spine lettering faded
Color art frontispiece w/tissue. B&W photo play photo plates. 20 cm. Early 20th century romantic fiction. Christian thread in storyline, set in Tucson
Hardcover 1923 The frontispiece is a color painting with a tissue overlay. 
Full colour frontis protected with tissue page. True first edition as indicated by "(1)" on page at end of text. Two pages list other titles by author at end of book. Book deals with issues arising from propsecting gold in American west on aboriginal American territory.
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The Real Thing
Carney, William

Published by Putnam (1968)

Used Hardcover First Edition
1968. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ. First Edition. Publisher: Putnam, NYC., 1968. First Edition, First Printing
NOT a book club edition. NOT an ex-library copy.
176 pp
Introduction by Alan Hull Walton. An epistolary nove
l from an S-M master to his novice nephew. Young 592

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The Rivals A Comedy.

Richard Brinsley  Sheridan, 

Published by Dodd, Mead & Co., NY (1897)

Used Hardcover, NOo dust jacket
tight binding
illustrated throughout
printed on thick stock paper
Dodd, Mead & Co., NY, 1897
. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good.
 Frank M.Gregory,  (illustrator).
many illustrations.
 Gold decor covers, 
all edges gilt Spine dulled but not faded.
 no edge wear. no names within Size: 8vo -over 7¾" -9¾" tall.
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The Testament of Beauty
Bridges, Robert


Used Hardcover
OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS, 1932. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. A tightly bound little book.
1940 second edition
name inside
illustrated frontis with tissue guard
Selected by American Inst.of Graphic Arts as one of 50 best books of year.
Uncut page edges. Incuding 'Publisher's Note on the Text' at rear. Contents: pages very good and clean.
 The Testament of Beauty has been called "the pre-eminent long philosophical poem in English before T. S. Eliot's The Four Quartets.
British Poet Laureate Bridge's final collection of poetry, first published the year before his death. Includes an inserted Publisher's Note at book's end
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Birds worth knowing
Neltje Blanchan
Birds Worth Knowing: Bird Neighbors, Birds That Hunt and are Hunted (game Birds), How to Attract the Birds, Birds Every child Should Know
Published by Doubleday, Page and company (1923)

Used Hardcover
Doubleday, Page and company, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Good
Doubleday, Page and Company, New York, 1924. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Illustrated (illustrator). This is a look at different birds with 48 illustrations in color
Book is in good condition with tanned pages, owner's ignature, foxing to the innerboards, faded spine, . 257 indexed pages, 8 x 5.5.
Paste-on illustration of bird on front cover.  No Jacket as Issued. 24 color Illustrations (illustrator). olive green c w/pictorial inset gild on cover and spine is faded
 ORNITHOLOGY. As several hundred thousand readers have approved the author's four previous volumes on birds, it has been suggested that a single volume might be helpful, dealing with the birds most worth knowing. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Ornithology, Birds, Bird Watching, Reference Books,
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Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Willa  Cather, 

Published by Alfred A. Knopf

Used Hardcover First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition, 
The first trade edition after the limited edition of 520 copies
Flyleaf foxing
Green boards with light blue paper labels on front and spine lettered in black with orange borders. A square and solid book with bright boards, spine cloth quite sunned though paper label lettering is strong. Internally sound and clean,
The dj is generally bright with some age toning
"Cather's last novel takes place in her birthplace Virginia in 1856 -during the final years of slavery. It is a grim tale of Sapphira Colbert, an impervious and semi-invalid old woman. She has lived with her husband, Henry, their children and 20 slaves on property she inherited. One day Sapphira proposes to sell her housemaid Nancy -a bright, attractive mulatto girl, but Henry will not hear of it. Sapphira is jealous of Nancy's youth and the
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The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader and wjat Befell their Passrngers and Crews

Kingston, W. H. G.

Published by Gall and Inglis

Used Hardcover
Gall and Inglis. London Hardcover
A hardcover without dustwrapper in colourful aged rubbed decorative illustrated blue cloth covered boards  chipped at spine top, 
 Black and white frontispiece and 3 additional black and white plates (two of sailing ships)
some dins to covers, light fading, gild edges, 
illustrated frontis,  foxing,  
no date
turn of the century
“Harry, my boy; another slice of beef?” said Major Shafto, addressing his fine young sailor-son, a passed midshipman, lately come home from sea. “No, thank you, since I could not, if I took it, pay
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Technique of Psycho Analysis
Edward Glover


Used Hardcover DJ Price clipped
slight dj wear tears, discoloing
Health and Self-Help>Psychology>Professional Reference. Book:
N.Y., International Universities Press, 1968. X,404 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good.

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