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The Rulers of the Lakes; a Story of George and Champlain

By: Altsheler, J.A. (Joseph Alexander).

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century: 1942

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 35539

Condition: Very Good


Color Frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages; Snugly bound in original red cloth with title lettering boldly in black to cover and spine. Prior owner's name and class room penciled to front endpage. Contents fresh and neat; no marks. Mild shelf rubbing to cloth at edges; binding a little shelf cocked in the spine. Illustrated with a color frontis on glossy stock. VG View more info

The Masters of the Peaks; A Story of the Great North Woods

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton Century: 1939

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 35538

Condition: Very Good


Color frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; Snugly bound in original red cloth with title lettering boldly in black to cover and spine. Prior owner's blank bookplate to front pastedown. Contents fresh and neat; no marks. Just trace shelf rubbing to cloth at edges. Illustrated with a color frontis on glossy stock. VG+ 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

The Shogun's Daughter; A Novel

By: Bennet, Robert Ames & W. D. Goldbeck (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32240

Condition: Very Good-


Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 420 pages; Soundly bound in original ribbed, purple cloth with pictorial title design in gilt to cover and spine; pictorial design to spine a bit rubbed and fading. Handsomely illustrated with 5 color plates from paintings by Goldbeck. Mild soiling top edge of page block and superficial pitting to front edge. Solid and attractive. VG- View more info

Oddfish!

By: Benson, Robert Hugh and Anne Fremantle (Ed. and Foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy & Sons: 1957

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 28824

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; Revised edition from the 1915 original with foreword by Anne Fremantle. Soundly bound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Small high school library ownership stamp to base of title page and card pocket attached to rear endpage. No other library marks or attachments. Jacket is shelf worn at edges with several small chips and nicks with a 2 inch closed but jagged tear adjacent to the crown of the spine panel. Solid copy with unmark... View more info

Riders Of The Flood

By: Blackhurst, W. E.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Parsons, WV, McClain Printing Company: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27862

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; Signed by the author to the front endpage. Tightly bound and neat in crisp-edged illustrated dust jacket. Light general shelf/handling wear to jacket with a few tiny chips and tears to spine ends and rubbing at edges. Just mild shelf soiling and toning to rear jacket. Solid neat copy. VG+/VG; Signed by Author View more info

A Son of His Country

By: Bloem, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23510

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages; Snug clean copy in original black cloth with title lettering in green to cover and spine. Light shelf wear to covers at edges. Sound and clean; VG View more info

Nephew to the Emperor

By: Brenner, Jacques; Waldman, Marguerite (Trans. )

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Cleveland & New York, World Publishing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0621A081369

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages; 1959 World Publishing HC/DJ 1st US edition. Tight clean copy; no marks. Crisp unclipped dust jacket midly shelf soiled to background whites and a little toned spine panel. NF/VG View more info

Captain Shapely; A Comedy of London Town and the Oxford Road in the Days of Queen Anne

By: Brighouse, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McBride: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: io92

Condition: Good+


1924 McBride HC blue cloth with titles and designs in gilt. Binding shaken; front free endpage removed. Mod fading to gilt on spine. Cloth a little pulled crown of spine. Sound copy but in a weak binding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; HC in blue cloth with titles and designs in gilt. Binding shaken; front free endpage removed. Moderate fading to gilt on spine. Cloth a little pulled crown of spine. Sound copy but in a weak binding. G+ View more info

Deep River

By: Buckmaster, Henrietta

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1944

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18855

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 481 pages; 3rd printing. Warmly insribed by Buckmaster on the front endpage. Soundly bound copy in publisher's terra cotta colored cloth with title lettering brightly in white to spine. Dust jacket missing th lower third of the cover and spine panels as well as an inch from the crown of the spine panel. Title lettering and author remain intact on the spine panel but somewhat sunned. Expected light toning to wartime paper stock. VG in a damaged ... View more info

The Army Boys Along Pershing's Trail

By: Burley, Andrew S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1930

Edition: early

Seller ID: 33473

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


(The Army and Navy Series) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; circa 1930 [no date given] Donohue & Co. HC/DJ Early printing. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in brown cloth with title lettering and rules in black. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with a few short closed nicks and tears. Book seller's short blue pencil corner dash to front endpage; expected general light toning to period page stock. VG/VG View more info

The Piper's Lad

By: Campbell, Harriette R and Lui Trugo, (Illustrations)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13340

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages; 1931 Harper & Brothers. HC 1st edition. Brick red cloth lettered in black to spine and cover with a small pictorial portrait to lower corner of cover board. Light rub and superficial fray to cloth at tips and spine ends. A somewhat heavy bump to the front edge of the cover board has nicked the cloth 1/3" and left a tiny tear to the margin of the first 15 or so pages. Still solidly readable and reasonably attractive. Pictorial end... View more info

Frank on the Prairie - Gunboat Series, #3

By: Castlemon, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter and Coates: 1898

Edition: early

Seller ID: 33472

Condition: Very Good


B&W Plates on glossy stock; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; HC in original pictorial blue/gray cloth. Early printing. Snugly bound and clean; pictorial design of Civil War era gun boat in gilt, red and black to cover and spine. Binding just a little cocked in the spine. Light shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Glazed dark green endsheets complete and intact. Prior owner name in a small ink stamp to blank front endpage. Includes an extra illustrated t... View more info

Rodney the Overseer

By: Castlemon, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33476

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations on glossy stock; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages; HC soundly bound in original tan cloth with pictorial design in gray, white and black to cover and spine. Apparent 1st edition; this title is not included in the publisher's catalog list of Castlemon's"War Series" titles at rear. Soundly bound and generally neat; prior owner name and address penned neatly to the 2nd, blank front endpage. Glazed slate gary lining sheets complete and intact. C... View more info

Watch For The Dawn

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24432

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition is snug, solid and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket corners and edges lightly shelf worn; jacket spine ends slightly nicked and rubbed. Mild fading to spine cloth. Just a hint of shelf rub to cloth spine ends. Text clean and unmarked. VG+/VG+ View more info

The Gray Man

By: Crockett, S. R. and Seymour Lucas (Illust. ) and Howard Pyle (Binding Design)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21619

Condition: Very Good+


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 406 pages; HC 1st American edition. Strikingly bound in decorative pictorial cloth binding, with design attributed to Howard Pyle. Square snug and very neat. Illustrated with 26 plates from drawings and engravings by Seymour Lucas, who was just achieving widespread notice around the time of this book's publication. Bound in fine mauve cloth with handsome and striking pictorial design in silver and black to cover and spine. Front board s... View more info

The Lombard Rose

By: Ferraro, Luigi

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, IUniverse: 2001

Seller ID: 1208L793399

ISBN: 0595206239

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages; 2001 I Universe oversize trade pbck. Appears unread and as new. View more info

Jason McGee

By: Fowler, Robert H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20079

ISBN: 0060113820

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Pictorial map endpages; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 322 pages; Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, tight and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. Jacket front flap price clipped; all else about Fine. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages. F/NF; Signed by Author View more info

The Golden Lady

By: Gardiner, Dorothy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Ny., Literary Guild: 1936

Seller ID: 31165

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 498 pages; States 1st edition on the copyright page but as a Literary Guild issue is almost certainly a reprint. Dust jacket bright and clean but lightly toned to spine and with mild handling rub and superficial chipping at edges. Cloth lightly faed at board edges. VG/VG View more info

1791 A Tale of San Domingo.

By: Gilliam, E. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baltiimore, MD, John Murphy & Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15480

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Bright, snug and neat in publisher's brown cloth with decorative title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Corners of boards just slightly bumped; cloth at spine very lightly crimped but with no fraying or tears. There are trace remnants of a prior owner bookplate to the front pastedown and evidence of a repair to the font endpages in the gutter. Tight bright and neat. Scarce in such well preserved condition. Uncommon fic... View more info