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1 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Forging Ahead, 1e : (1st Edition, 1903)
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company; 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Winfield S. Lukens 
369 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan cloth, front decorated in green, red, black and gilt, pale monochrome illustrated endpapers, 369 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear, 7 full-page glossy plates with very nice b/w illustrations and captions. ; True first. 1903 on title page (MCMIII) and on copyright page. No other printings listed. Publisher logo (ornate monogram) on spine. ; We have graded this book Very Good Plus. Cloth on spine is sunned and dark but quite readable. Gift note in fountain pen dated 1903 on front blank page. A few small spots to rear cover. Otherwise only minor wear. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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2 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company; 1920 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Watson Davis 
286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically, this book is better than most specimens we have seen from this publisher, who was notorious for cheap materials. ; Defects: Very light edgewear. Spine tanned but readable. Pages only slightly yellowed. Owner name stamped twice on front endpaper in old ink. Different owner name neatly penned on lower margin of front cover. In main text, printing is a bit sloppy in places but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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3 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Allan, Mozart >> Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano
Glasgow: Mozart Allan; 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth over spine, tartan boards, gilt lettering, all edges red, about 120 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano arrangements in standard notation, with tunes also in solfa notation. ; Originally published 1884. This edition 1912. A superb collection of old folksongs and more recent (mid to late 1800s) popular songs by Scottish composers on Scottish themes. (Morven or Morvern is a craggy remote peninsula in western Scotland); Edges of boards worn and chipped. Front endpaper has an old song lyric taped in and several names penned in a small hand. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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5 Andersen, Hans Christian >> Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Oxford University Press; 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. Steadfast tin soldier. Flying trunk. Ole Lukoie (Ol Luki). Swineherd. The Fir tree. Soup from a sausage-stick. Ugly duckling. More. ; Very light exterior wear. Cloth is faded around edges and on spine, but still quite readable. Very small bookseller label on rear endpaper. No marks or scribbles. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; Please note: scan shows striped (moire) pattern -- this is only a scanning artifact -- book is not striped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Anderson, Cheryl P. >> Shaker Hymnal, a ; A Facsimile Edition of the 1908 Hymnal of the Canterbury Shakers
Woodstock, N. Y. : Overlook Press; 1996 0879516402 / 9780879516406 Softcover Very Good+ 
288 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 273 pages, index, over 270 songs and hymns with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony in standard notation. ; Originally published 1908. This edition copyright 1990. This printing 1996. Edited and with new introduction by Cheryl P. Anderson, scholar of shaker music. ; Rear cover very faintly creased. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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7 Anderson, Clarence Bud, with Joseph P. Hamelin >> To Fly and Fight : Memoirs of a Triple Ace (Signed)
Pacifica, Calif: Pacifica Military History; 1999 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, silver lettering, [xv] + 306 pages, numerous sidebars, 39 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Front free endpaper SIGNED by author CE Bud Anderson. Laid in: short note on Old Crow (his P-51 Mustang) letterhead and signed by Jim Anderson, son of author. ; Isbn 0935553347. Copyright 1990. This edition 1999. ; Memoirs of Clarence Emil 'Bud' Anderson, triple ace in World War 2, who is credited with 16 victories. Foreword by Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, longtime flying buddy of author. ; A touch of wear to heel. No other defects. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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8 Anderson, Poul >> For Love and Glory
N. Y. : Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates; 2003 0312874499 / 9780312874490 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, 304 pages. ; 1st edition, full number line. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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9 Appleby, Amy >> Piano Treasury of Golden Favorites, the : Book & CD Set
N. Y. : Amsco Publications 2006 0825634849 / 9780825634840 Softcover Near Fine 
399 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 399 pages, over 180 hit songs and showstoppers, including 25 piano solos (no lyrics) and over 150 songs with lyrics, all with complete piano arrangements. No chords. Also has CD containing 15 songs performed by Chris Gentile vocal and David Pearl piano. ; A fine collection of popular songs and music of the 1870s-1940s. ; Owner name and two addresses neatly penned on half-title page. A whisper of shelfwear. Otherwise book appears unused. CD in unopened pocket inside rear cover, as issued. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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10 Ashley, Edward G. >> Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members
Norwalk, Ohio: American Publishers Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memorial pages compiled by Peter Thompson and James B. Lyons. ; Exterior shows hardly any sign of use. Interior is nearly pristine but we did find a few pages with faint juvenile pencil scribbles. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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11 Author Unknown >> Antique Photo Album
Detroit: Burkhardt Company; 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
22 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong hardcover (12.5 x 9.75 inches) 32 x 25 cm, dark brown textured buckram boards with raised decor in orange, green, red, silver. Lovely black moire endpapers, black moire page lifter. Three inner rings spaced 3.5 inches apart. 11 black leaves (22 pages) on heavy board stock. ; No date but Burkhardt was founded 1911. We estimate this item about 1915.; Exterior shows moderate rubbing and wear, mainly on rear cover. All rings function and are aligned correctly. No photos. No marks. Rare and quite attractive. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Author Unknown >> Cocktail Hour
Chicago: Cocktail Hour; 1952 Softcover Very Good+ 
8 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Not a cookbook. Softcover measures (7 x 9 inches) 178 x 225 mm. Pink limp leatherette covers lined inside with soft fleecy tan cloth, white lettering on front, rounded corners, 8 pages, upon each page is affixed a small real-cloth cocktail napkin imprinted with a gag magazine cover with a risque pin-up style illustration in green and black, all spoofs of real magazines. ; Which are: Cocktail Time. American Home. Police Gazette. Outdoor Life. Peek-a-Boo. Take-a-Look. Life. Esquire's. ; Certainly these illustrations were quite racy in their day. ; Only very light shelfwear. All pages are clean and intact, except first and last are a bit tanned from being against covers. All napkins have trimmed and sewn edges, as issued, are intact, still attached to their pages. Binding of two staples is tight. Quite rare. We have hunted for any further information on this item and found none. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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13 Author Unknown >> Evangelischer Liederschatz, eine Auswahl der Bekanntesten Kernlieder fur Sonntags Schulen, Vereine und Gottesdienste, 3e, 3rd Edition : (Evangelical Hymnal, a Selection of Congregational Songs for Sunday Schools, Societies, and Worship Services) (Lutheran)
Newark, N. J. : Verlag von Gebrueder Geiger; 1906 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
318 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, title blindstamped on front, small white title label on spine, 318 pages, 383 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music, small section with 62 English hymns and index, otherwise entirely in German language in old script. ; Light wear to extremities. No marks or writing. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Three signatures pulled but textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Author Unknown >> Maine Cook Book
Cotuit, Mass: Picture Book Press; 1956 Softcover Very Good+ 
64 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, white and red illustrated covers, 64 unnumbered pages, 13 b/w photos with captions, about 125 native recipes of Maine and New England, including many for seafood and lobster. ; Cover art by SR. ; Almost no sign of use. Faint thumb crease to rear cover. Front cover has several small marks, apparently ink accidentally transfered from an adjacent sheet of paper. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Authors Various >> Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
London: Dean & Son; 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame-Johnstone 
74 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, 74 unnumbered pages, about 80 favorite rhymes, illustrated throughout in full color including endpapers. ; Wonderfully lively illustrations of happy children, fairyfolk, chickens, geese, mice, etc. ; Book shows little wear. One very small mark in fountain pen on 'belongs to' page, just a line, not a name. No other marks. Pink illustrated jacket has a touch of edgewear, small sticker scar on upper front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Baedeker, Karl >> Baedeker's Central Italy and Rome, 15e : (15th Edition, 1909) Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig, East Germany: Baedeker, 1909 Fifteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
527 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, marbled edges, [lxxxii] + 527 + 32 pages, index, bibliography, glossary of art terms, chronology of Roman emperors and popes, two page-marker ribbons, 55 plans and 19 two-color maps, many of which are fold-outs. ; 15th revised edition, 1909, stated. This is an actual book from 1909, not a print-on-demand fake. ; Exterior shows only very light edgewear. No marks or defects to interior. Binding tight. Origial lettered jacket is present, a few very small edge chips only. Quite scarce with jacket. ; Baedeker's Guide Books Series 
Price: 65.00 USD
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17 Bailey, Eben H. >> Bailey's School Songs and Music Reader : A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes . . . (1880)
Boston: White, Smith & Company; 1880 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
222 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Dark brown cloth over spine, green lettered boards, about 50 pages of music theory, numerous scales and exercises, about 150 songs. Printed on rag paper, light foxing here and there. ; Complete subtitle: 'A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes, Adapted to the Use of Primary, Intermediate, Grammar and High Schools, Singing Classes, and the Home Circle'. ; Heavily worn. Boards chipped and soiled but readable. Owner name (Burt Clough, Marine City) penned on front endpaper, another (Miss L. C. Smith, Marine City) on title page, in very faded ink. Rear page partly missing, affecting final two songs. No interior marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Barclay, Florence L. >> Following of the Star, the : A Romance (1st Edition, 1911)
N. Y. : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1911 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by F. H. Townsend 
426 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, blindstamped decor, 426 pages + 6-pg publisher catalog in rear, lovely full-color glossy frontispiece illustration by F. H. Townsend. ; Same date. NAP. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image matches this edition, but this edition is a true first by G. P. Putnam's Sons, NOT a reprint by Grosset & Dunlap. ; Charming love story set in the small village of Bramble Dene, England; the three sections of the novel are entitled Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. ; Extremely light shelfwear visible at heel and crown. Otherwise book appears unread. No defects. Binding tight. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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19 Bartlett, Rosamund >> Wagner and Russia
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press; 1995 0521440718 / 9780521440714 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
405 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Black boards, [xviii] + 405 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 5 appendixes, 32 b/w photos and illustrations in text, 13 full color illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Series editor Malcolm Jones. 'This book, which draws extensively on unpublished archival materials and other contemporary sources, explores the history of the reception of Richard Wagner's works in Russia from 1841 to the 1980s, with particular emphasis on his influence on the Russian Modernist movement and his impact on leading Symbolist writers'. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. Crisp. Appears unread. Scarce. ; Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series 
Price: 38.00 USD
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20 Beecher, Henry Ward >> Norwood, Or, Village Life in New England : By Henry Ward Beecher, from the New York Ledger (1e, 1st Edition, 1868)
N. Y. : Charles Scribner & Company; 1868 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
549 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Original full purple cloth, gilt spine lettering, tan endpapers, [xii] + 549 pages + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear. Rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout. ; 1st edition in book form. Title page 1868. Copyright page 1867. No additional printings. ; This was the first novel by the famed Congregationalist preacher. It was originally published in parts in the New York Ledger. ; Cloth frayed at heel and crown, purple color mostly faded to tan. Spine lettering is dull but readable. Owner name and April 2, 1868, written on front endpaper, and small sticker ghost on same. Four leaves creased at upper tip. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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