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Adrift in the City, Or, Oliver Conrad's Plucky Fight

By: Alger, Horatio Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Company: 1910

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 36135

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages View more info

Changing Pilots

By: Ayres, Ruby M. & Harry Timmins (Jacket Art)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35387

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Soundly bound in original color pictorial dust jacket with handsome jacket art by Harry Timmins and publisher's $2.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with a vertical stress crease to the spine from having been removed and placed as a bookmark while reading. Light shelf soiling to cloth boards; binding a little shaken in the spine with slight shelf cock. Solid and attractive, uncommon in... View more info

The Soul of Ann Rutledge; Abraham Lincoln's Romance

By: Babcock, Bernie & Gayle Hoskins (Illust. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 35107

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; 1919 copyright; circa 1930 reprint. HC/DJ. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with color panel from a painting by Gayle Hoskins, Jacket lightly toned to spine and edges; mild shelf rubbing to edges. Prior ownership penciled to front endpage. Color frontispiece by Hoskins reproduces the jacket illustration. VG++/VG+ View more info

Second Flight

By: Bartley, Nalbro

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35379

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages View more info

The Treble Clef

By: Booth, Edward C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35135

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 454 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original floral patterned dust jacket with $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Prior owner name and address penned to front endpage; a few early leaves opened a little roughly at the front edge. Dust jacket lightly toned to spine edge with shallow chipping and a few closed tears at edges. VG+/VG View more info

Villette (Haworth Edition) : [Original Dust Jacket Only]

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Seller ID: 31141

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This listing is for the original dust jacket ONLY. Light green paper with title design and publisher ads and blurbs to other panels lettered in dark green. A nice clean copy of the jacket which was for some reason removed from the book and preserved. Mild toning only; a small nick to the bottom edge of the rear panel. VG or better View more info

The Burgess Seashore Book For Children [Dust Jacket ONLY]

By: Burgess, Thornton W. & Harrison Cady (Illus. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 31140

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; This listing is for the original dust jacket ONLY. Color pictorial dust jacket retains publisher's $3.00 issue price to unclipped front flap. Issue date unknow, Front flap contains a detailed ummary of the book's contents, illustrations and approach. Rear jacket flap has blurbs for three other books in this series of Burgess natural History books while the rear cover has ad/catalog for 6 different Burgess series titles. Jacket is lightly rubbed... View more info

The Radio Boys at Mountain Pass, Or The Midnight Call for Assistance

By: Chapman, Allen & Jack Binns (Foreword)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 31275

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Early printing, dated to 1927 by the list of Radio Boys titles on the rear jacket flap, ending with #10 - "...in Gold Valley" issued in 1927. A very well preserved copy in a sharp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Snugly bound in original blue cloth with title design in gray and dark blue. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at corner tips. Original dust jacket has just very mild shelf rub at edges with a s... View more info

Treading the Winepress

By: Connor, Ralph (pseudonym of Charles Gordon, 1860-1937)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31898

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $2 issue price to spine panel. Jacket edge rubbed with some partial separation along the front flap edge, a few small edges chips, scrunch at foot of spine and a few short closed edge tears. Prior owner's faint ink ownership stamp to front pastedown. VG+/G++ View more info

Fires of Ambition

By: Gibbs, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company // Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 35146

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 443 pages; 1923 (hybrid edition/printing) Text block records D. Appleton with (3) rd printing noted on the final page of the text, but bound in cloth boards with a G&D imprint to the base of the spine cloth and with a Grosset & Dunlap issued dust jacket. Snugly bound and clean in original thatch payyerned brown cloth with titles lettered in black. Prior owner penned neatly to front endpage with 1926 date. Dust jacket is a wraparound pictorial j... View more info

The Dragon and the Raven; or, the Days of King Alfred

By: Henty, G. A. & C. J. Staniland [Illustrator]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company: 1910

Edition: early

Seller ID: 36128

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Early printing in original dust jacket. Dated to 1910 by the gift inscription penned neatly to the front endpage. Snugly bound and clean in original light blue cloth with full size, paper, color lithograph illustrated title panel mounted to the cover board. Pictorial title design to spine stamped in blue and gilt. Pictorial dust jacket is missing 1x2" square sized chips from the spine ends and the lower 2 inche... View more info

Experience; a Morality Play Acting Version

By: Hobart, George V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The H. K. Fly Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35133

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original dust jacket. Gift inscription penned to front endpage. Dust jacket with blue and orange lettering - credit's William Elliott for play production and Comstock & Gest for Management. Scarce jacket is chipped at edges and moderately shelf soiled to surfaces. VG/G+ View more info

Brave Old Salt or Life on the Quarterdeck ; A Story of the Great Rebellion

By: Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company: 1911

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 36150

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Circa 1911 Hurst & Company. HC/DJ Dated by 1911 gift inscription to front endpage. Early reprint in original pictorial dust jacket. Soundly bound in original mauve colored cloth with color lithograph pictorial title panel mounted to the cover board; titles in gilt to spine. In original (and quite uncommon) early pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is missing the lower 1.5" from the spine panel, has some light general rubbing with tiny... View more info

The Musicale

By: Steegmuller, Francis & Arthur Hawkins (Dust Jacket Design)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35249

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original graphic pictorial dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins. Intriguing jacket desing incorporates elements of a keyboard graphic to the cover and spine, thought the pink, raised surface keyboard graphic to spine is sunned and fading. Prior owner name and city penned to front endpage. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few minor nicks and tiny chips, along with the sunning to the ... View more info

Overcoming Handicaps

By: Wallace, Archer & Frank Langford (Intro. ) & Paul Remmey (Dj Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35290

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound and fresh in bright, clean pictorial dust jacket. Just mild shelf evidence to jacket edges. Handsome fresh copy. NF/VG++ View more info

Prisoner Halm

By: Wilke, Karl

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Co: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31592

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; 1st American edition. Soundly bound and unmarked copy in original wraparound color pictorial dust jacket with $2 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Some light to moderate damp mottling to the blue cloth along the front board edges, mild toning or foxing to cloth at spine. Front endpages with some foxing and moderate soiling; very short closed tear top edge of the title page. Dust jacket is uniformly bright with some light s... View more info