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    Dahl, Roald:  James And The Giant Peach A Children's Story.  New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1961). First Edition, Second State. Very good+ in bright red-orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a blind embossed decoration on the front board based on the frontispiece with a red top stain to the text block. A small quarto measuring 9 1/8 by 6 inches with white end sheets and with the Borzoi Books logo blind-stamped on the rear board with the cloth worn through at the lower fore tips of the boards, library stamps on all edges of the text block, a library notation on the copyright page and crossed out library name on the last free end page. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with small, shallow chips to the ends of the spine area and two 2 inch long closed tears to the upper edge of the front panel, a one inch closed tear to the lower edge of the front panel and the spine area is mostly faded. The author's first book for children. [119] pages (118 numbered pages) of text and color illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert to include five full color plates a frontispiece and nineteen line drawings within the text. A second state copy as it was bound by The Book Press of New York as noted on the four line colophon with no mention of the Charlie series.
    TB31883  $175.00



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    Dahl, Roald:  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1964). Third Printing. Good in 1/4 dark yellow cloth and cream colored paper covered boards with black and gilt text on the spine and a blind embossed design of the title on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with mild staining and soiling to both boards and spotting to the fixed end sheets. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with dampness stains to the verso side near the spine area and with several closed tears around the edges of the front panel. 162 pages of text illustrated from black and white sketches to include the numerous Oompa-Loompa drawings. The illustrations were drawn by Joseph Schindelman. The contents are clean, tight and free of any prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31952  $80.00



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    Dahl, Roald:  The Roald Dahl Treasury.  New York: Viking, (1997). First Editiion. Fine in illustrated, paper covered boards with red and blue text on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 7 5/8 inches. Without its issued dust jacket. 444 pages of text and illustrated throughout with color drawings by a number of different artists.
    TB31521  $45.00



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    Dahle, et al, Marge:  Neighbors To The Winter Camp.  Morrristown, NJ: Brookside Women's Club, 1977. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board and with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7 1/2". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with very slight tanning to the spine area. One of only 900 copies printed with this copy identified as number 767. The verso of the second free end page is warmly inscribed by the Chairman of the Women's Club, Marge Dahle. 145 pages of text including chapter notes. Illustrated with line drawings and photographs of original documents. This is a history of Mendham, New Jersey and the winter camp of the Continental Army at Jockey Hollow in the winter of 1778/1779.
    TB26836  $30.00



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    Dale, Paul W.:  Seventy North to Fifty South The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage.  Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1969. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in 1/4 dark blue and decorated white cloth covered boards with the gilt text stamping on the spine somewhat faded, light soiling to the white cloth covered boards, dust staining to the upper edge of the text block and with a prior owner's name on the first free end page. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/8" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which is tanned and with the panels lightly soiled. 370 pages including and index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with line drawings, maps, charts and steel engravings.
    TB23529  $30.00



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    Dale, T. Nelson, and Herbert E. Gregory:  The Granites Of Connecticut.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1911. . Very good+ in printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. Bulletin number 484 consisting of 137 pages including an index. Illustrated with a multi-color, fold- out map of Connecticut with granite types noted as well as smaller maps within the text and several plates of black and white photographic reproductions.
    TB28969  $35.00



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    Dalton, S. J.:  Still Life in Motion A Nurse's Notes.  Middletown: Self Published & Young's Printing, 2005. First Edition. Fine in illustrated paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. 71 pages of text and illustrated with strikingly sharp black and white photographs. A collection of 33 poems dedicated to nurses everywhere and based on the author's own experiences from 40 years as an LPN. This is the original and authorized first edition which remains in print. It should not be confused with the pirated edition published by the Llumina Press of Coral Springs, Florida which is little more than a poor quality imitation often seen at much higher prices. This copy is priced at the current list price suggested by the author/publisher.
    TB22519  $12.95



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    Dalziel, Margaret:  Popular Fiction 100 Years Ago An Unexplored Tract Of Literary History.  Philadelphia: Dufour Editions, 1958. First Edition. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with lightly tarnished gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with several small chips from the upper edge of the spine area. A review copy which was sent to Time Magazine with a letter (enclosed within this copy) typed and signed by Paul J. Dufour and dated "11/19/56". 188 pages including an index.
    TB31659  $10.00



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    Damrosch, Leo:  Tocqueville's Discovery Of America.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2010). First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with what appears to be a printer's error on the title page which shows faint splotches of light gray ink in a narrow vertical line down the page resembling mouse tracks. This same error is repeated on the verso of page ix confirming a printer's error. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 277 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art and a map. Alexis De Tocqueville was most famous for his book Democracy in America which resulted from a nine month tour through the young United States during the years 1831 to 1832. The author brings to life Tocqueville's tour through Canada, the eastern parts of what is now Wisconsin and Michigan, the great lakes, the eastern most states and south down the Ohio to the Mississippi to New Orleans and back to New York City by way of stage coach through the south eastern states.
    TB25147  $25.00



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    Dana, Julian:  The Sacramento.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1939). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in pink cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block and map end papers with a dated gift inscription at the top edge of the fly title page. A small octavo of 8 by 5 5/16th inches. In a very good, deeply price clipped dust jacket with chipping and wear at the ends of the spine area, which is slightly faded, rubbing and wear to the fore corners of the front panel and light rubbing to the front folds. Signed and dated in the year of publication on the fly title page by both the author and illustrator. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II. 294 pages including an index followed by the essay about the "Rivers And American Folk" by Constance Lindsay Skinner. The 7th volume in the Rivers of America Series.
    TB29877  $145.00



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    Dana, Julian:  The Sacramento.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1939). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in pink cloth covered boards with a black and gilt title block on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4". In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a number of closed tears all of which have been repaired with clear tape on the recto side of the jacket. Without the errata slip. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. The 7th volume in the Rivers of America Series. 294 pages including an index followed by Constance Skinner's eleven page essay: "Rivers of American Folk". Overall a very attractive and bright copy in collectable condition.
    TB27724  $120.00



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    Dana, Richard Henry:  Two Years Before the Mast.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1977. Limited Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with extensive gilt tool work and text stamping in the compartments and with gilt decorations on the front and rear boards. The end papers are of black silk and there is a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 8 5/8 by 6 inches containing 555 pages of text with drawings and wood cuts by Ronald Keller. This is one of the volumes in the Franklin Press' series of The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. A classic of literature of which provides an authentic narrative of a merchant seaman on a square rigged sailing vessel during the early 1800's. This narrative also provides one of the earliest accounts of Spanish California in the English language. An extremely handsome volume with no names, dates, markings or prior owner's book plates.
    TB31736  $75.00




  • Daniel, Larry J.:  Shiloh The Battle That Changed the Civil War.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with a gift inscription on the first free end paper. In a fine dust jacket. Subtitled: The battle that changed the Civil War. 430 pages with index, text, maps with period photographs. As the jacket lacks a price this is possibly a book club edition.
    TB09192  $14.00




  • Daniel, John:  The Trail Home.  New York: Pantheon, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. A new young writer and winner of the Wallace Stegner Fellowship award.
    TB01304  $10.50



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    Darien Historical Society:  Darien 1641-1820-1970 Historical Sketches.  Darien, Conn.: Darien Historical Society, 1970. . Near fine in bright red paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket. 123 pages including an index, text and illustrated from black and white photographs, line drawings and maps.
    TB30847  $20.00




  • Darlington, David:  In Condor Country.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket.
    TB02392  $10.50



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    Darwin, Charles:  On The Origin Of Species.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. A Limited Edition. Fine in full light green leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 6 inches containing 610 pages of text including an index. One of the volumes in The Franklin Press' collection of The Great Books Of The Western World. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB31776  $65.00



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    Darwin, Charles:  The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full black leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto of 10 1/4 tall by 7 1/2 inches containing 362 pages of text. 362 pages including an index, text with illustrations by Fritz Kredel. Illustrated with drawings by Fritz Kredel. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB29354  $60.00



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    David, Robert Beebe:  Finn Burnett Frontiersman.  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1937. First Edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition in red cloth covered boards with gilt text and rules on the spine and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small quarto of 9 3/8 by 6 1/4 inches with professionally repaired, 4" tear to the cloth over the front joint and to the front hinge and a repaired bump to the lower tip of the front board. The typical library markings appear the front paste down, table of contents and the rear paste down. Without a dust jacket, but protected in a clear acetate cover. One of only 1,000 copies printed. The title page goes on to read: "The Life and Adventures of an Indian fighter, mail coach driver, miner, pioneer cattleman, participant in the Powder River expedition, survivor of the Hay Field fight, associate of Jim Bridger and Chief Washakie". 378 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Burnett, and six plates from reproductions of contemporary works of art each protected with tissue guards. The first volumes in the Western Frontiersman Series. (Clark & Burnet, 64; Adams Rampaging Herd, 646)
    TB29839  $75.00



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    Davidson, Donald:  The Tennessee The Old River.  New York: Rinehart, (1946). First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with a gilt on a dark red title block and illustrated end papers. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket with very light wear at the ends of the spine area which is slightly faded. The 31st volume in the Rivers of America series with illustrations by Theresa Sherrer Davidson. 342 pages containing an index and bibliography. A very handsome, bright and tight copy.
    TB29637  $90.00



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    Davidson, Donald:  The Tennessee The New River: Civil War to TVA.  New York: Rinehart, (1948). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in rust colored cloth covered boards with a gilt on green title block on the spine. A nice clean, crisp copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very shallow flecking of the colors at the upper and lower edges of the area, and a 1/2" deep closed tear also at the top edge of the spine area, light rubbing to the lower edge of the spine spine area and two tiny chips from the upper fore corners of the panels over the upper tips of the boards. The 34th volume in The Rivers of America Series with illustrations by Theresa Sherrer Davidson. 377 pages containing an index and bibliography. Laid-in at the rear of this copy is a review of this title by Willson Whitman
    TB30304  $85.00



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    Davidson, Hower K.:  Black Jack Davidson A Cavalry Commander on the Western Frontier the life of General John W. Davidson.  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2 by 6 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 273 pages including an index, bibliography, chronology of Davidson's life and text. Illustrated with a fold-out map and photographs of historical documents. Volume number X in the Frontier Military Series by The Arthur H. Clark Company.
    TB24143  $32.00



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    Davis, Geroge:  A Historical Sketch Of Sturbridge And Southbridge.  West Brookfield, Mass.: Self-Published, 1856. First Edition, First printing. Fine in a recent 1/2 brown leather binding with dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt on green title block on the spine and decorative rules with marbled end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 5 1/2". The contents are generally clean with the exception of the title page and the last page of text which are both well worn and creased. The first page of the introduction is stamped "Forbes Library | Northampton, Mass." with a small "withdrawn" stamp in red on the first page of the text. 233 pages of text. Laid-in at the rear of the book are two extra spine labels. (Sabin, 18820; Mass: A Bibliography, 2730)
    TB24247  $200.00



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    Davis, Paul Preston:  Howard Pyle His Life - His Work.  New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. Each is a quarto of 12 by 9 inches. Both are in fine dust jackets without price clipped flap corners (no prices anyway). Volume I contains 400 pages of text and is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait from a photograph of Pyle. Volume II contains pages 401 to 872 and is illustrated throughout with small images of Pyle's huge collection of over 3,300 works of art. The title continues with: "A Comprehensive Bibliography and Pictorial Record of Howard Pyle: Illustrator, Author, Teacher. Father of American Illustration America's Foremost Illustrator." The preface is by Stephen T. Bruni, Executive Director, Delaware Art Museum and there is a foreword by Howard Pyle Brokaw.
    TB30927  $160.00



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    Davis, Charles G.:  The Built-Up Ship Model.  Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1933. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with a prior owner's name neatly written at the upper edge of the first free end page. A very tight, clean and attractive copy in a a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with heavy rubbing to the folds to the flaps. The fold to the front flap has a 4" long closed tear as a result and there is wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edge of the front panel. 206 pages containing an index, text with many line drawings through-out o provide a very detailed reference scource for rigging and on-deck features. Plans are included for the construction of a plank on frame, 16-gun brig within the text. The twenty-fifth volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.
    TB22638  $75.00



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    Davis, Julia:  The Shenandoah.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1945). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine and illustrated end sheets. A small octavo measuring 8 by 5 1/4 inches with minor fading of the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with very light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. The 28th volume in the Rivers of America Series with illustrations by Frederic Taubes. 374 pages including an index and bibliography. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings.
    TB31363  $75.00



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    Davis, Charles Henry Stanley:  History of Wallingford, Conn. from It's Settlement in 1670 to the Present Time, Including Meriden, Which Was One of the Parishes until 1806 and Cheshire, Which Was Incorporated in 1780.  Meriden, Conn.: Self Published, 1870. First Edition. Very good+ in its original dark brown cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 5 1/2 inches with small closed tears to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. The hinges and joints remain tight and strong with no damage to the text block. 953 pages including two indexes and three pages of errata. Illustrated with a portrait of the author and numerous illustrations from wood engravings, steel plates and lithographs.
    TB31839  $70.00



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    Davis, Britton:  The Truth about Geronimo.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1951. First thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board and with gilt to the top edge of the text block. The gilt text and decorations are bright and clean on the spine and on the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1951. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. Originally published in 1929 by the Yale University Press. 380 pages with index, text and some illustrations. A bright clean and tight volume with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31360  $45.00




  • Davis, Charles G.:  The Ship Model Builder's Assistant.  Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1926. First Edition, First printing. Good- in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth on the spine is well faded and rubbed at the extremes. The front and rear hinges are cracked and the binding is shaken. Without its issued dust jacket . 275 pages containing an index, appendices, text and drawings throughout to provide a very detailed reference source for rigging and on-deck features. The twelfth volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.
    TB22559  $30.00




  • Davis, Charles G.:  Ships of the Past.  New York: Bonanza Books, circa 1977. First Bonanza Book Reprint. Fine in 1/4 gray cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with only minor rubbing at the fore corners of the panels. 170 pages including an index, appendices, text, line drawings, photographs with deck and rigging details.
    TB15341  $10.00



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    Dayton, Fred Erving:  Steamboat Days.  New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1925. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in dark blue, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and lightly worn at the corners as is the same at the lower tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 436 pages of text illustrated throughout with a color frontispiece and line art by John Wolcott Adams. Per Albion, this title is a "Delightful general survey of American steamboating." (Albion, p. 37)
    TB22549  $25.00



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    De Bernieres, Louis:  Corelli's Mandolin.  New York: Pantheon Books, (1994). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gold text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 437 pages of text. In 1995 it won the Commonwealth Writers Prize. This title was adapted into a movie in 1994 where it was set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian, Nazi and Communist occupation during the Second World War. It starred Nicolas Cage, John Hurt and Penélope Cruz.
    TB30935  $35.00



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    de Boucherville, Thomas Vercheres:  War on the Detroit.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1940. First thus. Near fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the heel of the spine. The gilt text stamping on the spine remains clear and bright. A Lakeside Classic release of 1940 with a fold-out map before the historical introductory page and a second map following the same. There is a prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A reprinting of the journal Thomas Vercheres de Boucherville and a journal by James Foster titled: The Capitulation which deals with the War of 1812.
    TB31821  $50.00




  • de Castaneda of Nejera, Pedro:  Narrative Of The Coronado Expedition.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2002. First by the Lakeside Press. Near fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a gilt top edge to the text block. With a 1/4" area of soiling at both ends of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. Within the publisher's original shrink wrap. This is the "Centennial Edition" of the Lakeside Classics which commemorates the 138th year of the Lakeside Press and the 100th anniversary of the start of the Lakeside Classics. This is the first volume published by the Lakeside Press as a dual-language edition. It is printed in the author's native language, Spanish on the verso of the pages and on the recto of the pages the text is printed in English. The publisher's preface also contains a unique review of the first one hundred years of the Lakeside Classics to include two full color pages showing the different bindings used for each of the four series produced to date. A long anticipated and most welcome note appears in this preface with the statement that the publisher's are looking forward to the start of the fifth series with the publication of the 101st title in 2003. This is a first person narrative of the Corondado expedition of 1540 to 1542 through what are now the Spanish and American States of Sinaloa, Sonora, Jaja, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. 421 pages including and index and illustrated with a two page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several black and white illustrations.
    TB25372  $20.00



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    de Crevecoeur, J. Hector:  Letters from an American Farmer.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 1976. LimitedEdition. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, illustrated end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained with-in a near fine illustrated paper covered slip case with a dime sized spot on one panel. Attached to the front paste down is a presentation card signed by an officer of Westvaco with a prior owner's name written out on the slip. Originally published in 1782 in England and republished 11 years later in Philadelphia. The Christmas 1976 issue by Westvaco which is the 19th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series. 272 pages of text.
    TB23681  $35.00



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    De Forest, John W.:  History Of The Indians Of Connecticut From The Earliest Known Period to 1850..  Hartford: Wm. Jas. Hamersley, 1851. First Edition. Very good in original brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and gilt boxes on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 inches with the cloth over the joints fractured, but the binding remains tight and strong as the hinges are tight. The cloth at the edges of the boards is worn and worn through at the tips of the boards. An early prior owner's name appears on the second free end page and a more recent prior owner stamped his name on the front paste down. There is a faint, but broad dampness stain from the first free end page to page XXVI just before the first page of text. The text block is quite clean and fresh with few signs of foxing and any age toning only appearing in the appendix (the last 10 pages of the book). 509 pages including an index, appendix and text. Illustrated with a fold-out frontispiece map of the State of Connecticut, 6 engraved plates and 4 vignettes. Published with the sanction and support of the Connecticut Historical Society. This title is referred to by Howes as being the "Best account of these tribes." (Howes, D216; Sabin, 19292; Armstrong/ Conn. A Bibliography of Its History, 573)
    TB31498  $175.00




  • de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergi:  A Frenchman in Lincoln's America (Vol. II).  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1975. First thus. Fine with the top edge of the text block gilt and the boards covered with dark blue cloth with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and front board. The Lakeside Classic release of 1975. The first English publication of the Journal and letters of the author's eight month travels through the US at the start of the Civil War. 628 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB29664  $25.00




  • de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergi:  A Frenchman in Lincoln's America (Vol. I).  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1974. First thus. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board with a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt on the spine is slightly darkened with tarnish and there is faint spotting by foxing to the end sheets and fore edge of the text block. The Lakeside Classic release of 1974. The first English publication of the Journal and letters of the author's eight month travels through the US at the start of the Civil War. 525 pages including an index followed by a list of previous titles published in the series.
    TB22338  $20.00



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    de Kay, James Tertius:  The Battle of Stonington Torpedoes, Submarines, and Rockets in the War of 1812.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990. First Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of almost 9 inches by 5 7/8 inches. In a near fine dust jacket with no price clipping with a 1/4" long closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel which is barely visible. (Note: first printings of books published by the Naval Institute Press have no price on the dust jacket flap. Reprints do however.) 216 pages including an index, list of sources, appendices, text with photographs, illustrations and maps.
    TB29218  $30.00



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    De Kay, James Tertius:  A Rage for Glory The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN.  New York: Free Press, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 237 pages including an index and a section on notes and comments. Due initially to his daring feat of bravery during the Barbary Wars, Stephen Decatur (1799-1820) was one of the most popular and well respected naval commanders in America. He added to his fame with several naval victories during the War of 1812. His unfortunate death in 1820, a result of a duel with another naval commander, occurred near the height of his career with the then fledging Navy.
    TB29302  $20.00



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    de Maupassant, Guy:  The Tales of Guy De Maupassant.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1977. Collector's Edition. Near fine in full bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2" containing 472 pages of text. Some of the gilt filled tool work on the front board has deteriorated and is missing. Based on the translations of Lafacadio Hearn and others. Illustrated with drawings by Gunter Bohmer and with an introduction by Justin O'Brien. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Other than the missing gilt on the front board, this is a very handsome, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB23379  $50.00



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    de Tocqueville, Alexis:  Democracy In America.  n. p. (no city stated): Westvaco, 1999. Limited Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a stamped gilt Fleur-de-les on the front and rear boards and with a red silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. The rear board has two rents to the cloth of about 1/3" each. Without a dust jacket as issued; however in a fine paper covered slip case with bumps to the enclosed corners. Laid-in is a special presentation card from several Westvaco employees to the prior owner. 297 pages of text. The Westvaco Christmas release of 1999 which is the 42nd volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB24214  $35.00



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    de Trobraind, Philippe Regis:  Army Life in Dakota.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1941. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge with light rubbing at the corners of the head and heel of the spine and with several very faint stains on the front board. The gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board are bright and untarnished; however, the publisher's name at the heel of the spine shows flecking of the gilt. The Lakeside Classic release of 1941. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife and translated from The French by George Francis Will. A narrative which takes place in the 1860's in the Upper Missouri area. 387 pages including an index, text and illustrations.
    TB27279  $35.00




  • DeArment, Robert K.:  Alias Frank Canton.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. Paperback reprint. Fine in heavy, illustrated paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated with maps drawn by Rosemary DeArment Walter. 402 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes. The biography of one of the most famous and colorful lawmen of the old-west.
    TB21434  $25.00



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    Decker with Margaret A. Harris, Robert Owen:  Cromwell Connecticut 1650-1990 The History of a River Port Town.  West Kennebunck, Maine: Phoenix Publishing, (1991). First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping and decorations on the spine and front board and with printed end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. One of only 1,500 copies printed. 523 pages including an index, illustration credits, appendices and chapter notes and text. Illustrated with reproductions of earlier works of art, photographs and maps.
    TB27150  $40.00



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    Deep River Historical Society, Inc.:  A History Of Pratt Read & Co. Of Deep River, Connecticut Including The Making Of Ivory Piano Keyboards.  Deep River, Conn.: Deep River Historical Society, Inc, 1973. First Edition. Very good+ in printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches with minor tanning around the outside edges of the front cover. Without a dust jacket. 8 pages of text illustrated from black and white photographs.
    TB31865  $10.00




  • Degler, Carl N.:  The Other South Southern Dissenters in The Nineteenth Century.  New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in gray cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket. 392 pages of text including an index.
    TB22306  $18.00



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    Deighton, Len:  An Expensive Place To Die.  London: Jonathan Cape, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with a blind, embossed prior owner's stamp on the title page. In a very near fine but price clipped dust jacket with mild fading to the spine area and with hints of rubbing to the edges of the panels. 254 pages of text without the secret dossier which was laid-in.
    TB20051  $100.00



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    Deighton, Len:  The Ipcress File.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1962, 1988. First Franklin Library Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text on the spine and boards and with a illustrated plate attached to the front board and with all edges of the text block in gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. Part of the Franklin Mystery series of books with the copyright updated for this special edition. 279 pages of text. A fine, bright and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30782  $10.00




  • deKay, James Tertius:  Monitor The Story of The Legendary Civil War Ironclad.  New York: Walker and Company, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a modest bump at the heel of the spine. In a near fine dust jacket due to a price clipped front flap. The full title reads: "Monitor The story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History." 247 pages including an index.
    TB14416  $7.00



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    Delafield, John, Jr.:  An Inquiry Into The Origin Of the Antiquities Of America With an Appendix, containing Notes, and A View Of The Causes of The Superiority Of The Men Of The Northern Over Those of The Southern Hemisphere by James Lakey, M.D..  New York: J. C. Colt, 1839. First Edition, First printing. Good in the publisher's original dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and a decoration on the front board. The edges of the text block are gilt. A quarto measuring 11 1/4" by 9 1/2" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn through, as is the same at the tips of the boards. The end sheets are soiled from materials having been laid in and the pages at the beginning and end of the text block show ample foxing. The lower corner of the rear half of the text block shows a dampness stain which is restricted to the lower margins. 142 pagesof text including the lengthy appendix by Lakey. Illustrated with ten plates, five of which are hand colored. The seldom seen folding frontispiece is missing. Considered "mildly scarce" by Howes. (Howes, D226)
    TB24552  $250.00



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    Delehanty, Elizabeth:  Arise From Sleep.  New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in red-orange cloth covered boards with bold black text on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end page and with mild foxing near the hinge areas of the fixed end sheets which is a reaction to the glues used in binding. In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a 1/2 chip from the upper corner of the rear panel extending on to the upper corner of the spine area. The author's first novel. 216 pages of text.
    TB31542  $40.00



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    Deming, Dorothy:  The Settlement of the Connecticut Towns.  New Haven: Yale University Press for The Tercentenary Commission, 1933. . Near fine in light blue, printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a prior owner's name written at the top edge of the front cover. 75 pages of text followed by a fold-out map of the State of Connecticut. An errata sheet is tipped-in at the first page of text.
    TB29474  $20.00



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    Deming, Wilbur Stone:  The First Church Of Fairfield.  Bridgeport, Conn.: Cutting & Woods, Inc., 1963. First Edition. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket. 136 pages including a summary of dates, an index and text. Illustrated with line drawings and images from photographs. From the title page: "Being a brief account of three hundred and twenty three hundred years in the First Church, Congregational, of Fairfield, Connecticut"
    TB30850  $12.00




  • Demmin, Auguste:  An Illustrated History of Arms and Armour From the Earliest Period to the Present Time.  London: George Bell & Sons, 1877. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in a recently rebound tan cloth binding over boards with a brown leather spine label with gilt text. The text block has been recently sewn to replace the original double stapled binding. The pages of the text block are very slightly tanned at the edges and exhibit quite a few notations, check marks and numbers in the margins of the pages in pencil. A small 12mo measuring 7 3/8" tall by 5" deep overall containing 595 pages including an index which is followed by a number of pages of advertisements from the publisher. This volume is illustrated with over 2,000 sketches providing the reader with some of the most bizarre looking early weapons and contraptions employed in war.
    TB19039  $175.00



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    Demos, John:  An Unredeemed Captive A Family Story From Early America.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red-orange cloth and tan paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 316 pages including an index, chapter footnotes and illustrated with maps. The story of the tragic sacking and burning of the town of Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1708.
    TB21568  $20.00




  • Dempsey, Hugh A.:  Red Crow, Warrior Chief.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980. First Edition. Fine in brownish cloth covered boards with bold black text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with minor faint foxing marks on the fore and lower edge of the text block. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 247 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a section of black and white photographs and maps.
    TB00297  $20.00



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    Denton, Daniel:  A Brief Description of New York Formerly Called New-Netherland.  No city stated: Westvaco, 1973. Limited Edition. Fine in embossed black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, a blind embossed 1670 on the front board and decorated end sheets. With a prior owner's name and date written on the second free end page. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine, decorated paper covered slip case. Originally published in 1670 in England based on the author's narrative of his settlement in Jamaica, Queens in 1644. The 16th volume in Westvaco's American Classic series.
    TB23468  $40.00



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    Derleth, August:  The Wisconsin.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in light green cloth covered with a gilt on dark green title block. The ends of the spine are slightly faded and there is a small prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area, three very small, shallow chips at the upper edge of the front panel and light rubbing to the fold to the front flap. The scarce 18th volume in the Rivers of America series with illustrations by John Steuart Curry. 366 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB28664  $80.00




  • Derr, Mark:  The Frontiersman.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine area. In a fine jacket with light rubbing at the fold to the front flap and very light rubbing to the rear panel. Sub-titled: The Real Life and the Many legends of Davy Crockett.
    TB06424  $10.50




  • Desmond, Alice Curtis:  George Washington's Mother.  New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket. With a signed typed and inscribed letter from the author and her husband pasted to the front end paper making this a presentation copy of the book. 235 pages including an index.
    TB19474  $35.00




  • DeVries, Leonard:  Little Wide-Awake.  Cleveland: The World Publ. Co., 1967. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gilt decorated green cloth covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/4" chip at the upper edge of the spine area which is hardly noticable. An anthologhy of Victorian Children's Books and Periodicals.
    TB09966  $17.50



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    Dexter, Frankliln Bowditch:  Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ In New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church) A.D. 1639-1914.  New Haven: Self-publilshed, 1914. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6". Without a dust jacket. 469 pages including an index to the names of the 4,902 records listed in this book.
    TB25897  $125.00




  • Dexter, Pete:  Paris Trout.  New York: Random House, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Winner of the National Book Award for 1988 and a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
    TB05285  $31.50



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    Diat, Louis:  Gourmet's Basic French Cookbook Techniques of French Cuisine.  New York: Gourmet Distributing Corporation, (1962). Second Printing of June, 1962. Very good+ in blue patterned cloth covered boards with three gilt title blocks on the spine and a gilt decoration on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/4 by 7 inches with very light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine Without its issued dust jacket. 654 pages followed by an 18 page index. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author from a photograph and illustrations by Georgette De Lattre and several color plates from photographs.
    TB31411  $25.00



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    Dibner, Bern:  The Atlantic Cable.  Norwalk, Conn.: Burndy Library, 1959. First Edition. Very good+ in heavy printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches with light wear at the folds to the spine. Without a dust jacket. 95 pages including a bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with engravings and reproductions of earlier works of art and a fold-out map.
    TB28671  $20.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  A Tale Of Two Cities.  London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. First Edition, First Issue. Professionally re-backed preserving much of the original back strip and the blind embossed, red cloth covered boards with new end sheets. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches. Overall in very good plus condition with slight foxing to the engraved title pages. Page 243/244 has a 1 1/2" closed tear at the lower edge which has been repaired. The plate facing page 72 has been professionally reattached; however, its extreme lower edge is soiled. The top edge of the text block is soiled. 254 pages of text followed by the publisher's Catalogue of Books 32 pages dated November, 1859. With 14 plates and the frontispiece and the vignette titlepage by H. K. Browne ['Phiz']. The list of plates shows the signature letter "b", the page number error on 213 is present as is the misspelling of "affectionately" on page 134, line 12, all of which evidence this copy as a first issue. (Eckel p.86, Podeschi, A143; Smith 13)
    TB29375  $5750.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First Edition, First printing. Very good in a fine more recent 3/4, dark green leather and light green cloth covered boards with gilt rules at the edges of the leather and with five raised bands on the spine with gilt gilt tooling and text in the compartments. There are three early prior owner's names with dates of 1838, 1893 and 1918 written in ink on the title page. The preliminaries show some soiling and minor foxing. With the exception of the illustrated plates, the bulk of the text is free from foxing or tanning. Without a dust jacket as issued. The book is contained within a fine, green cloth covered, double slip case. This is the first book edition with all of the issue points present to include two chapter IIIs with the signature mark of "E", the half title page and the directions to the binder/errata. 609 pages with forty-three illustrations by R. Seymour and "Phiz". (Smith, vol. 1, 3) An extremely handsomely bound book.
    TB22492  $750.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. First Edition in book form. Very good+ in elaborate full leather (calf) covered boards with gilt borders on the front and rear boards, five raised bands on the spine with red morocco, title labels with gilt text in two of the compartments with gilt tool work in the others. The end sheets are marbled with gilt inner dentelles that have offset to the edges of the first and last free end pages. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The binding is by Ramage of London as can be seen by that firm's gilt embossed line on the front paste down just above the dentelle. There is a small prior owner's book plate on the front pastedown, the same name with an address is stamped on the first free end page and the name appears again in ink on the second free end page. While the hinges are tight and sound the joints are rubbed; and have startied. An octavo measuring 8 3/16" tall by 5 1/4" containing 624 pages of text. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). This is a mixed state first edition with the transposed pound sign on the sign-post on the vignette title page; but, with the second issue, fourteen-line errata page. (Gimbel/Podeschi, A72; Smith, 65-67; Eckel, p83)
    TB22114  $675.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Dealings With The Firm of Dombey and Son Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition in book form. Very near fine in in a late 19th century binding of 3/4 pebbled, black leather covered boards over marbled paper with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations in the compartments, marbled end pages and the top edge of the text block is gilt. There is a minor area of 1/2" by 1/8" at the upper edge of the spine area where the leather is rubbed and the paper edge at the lower edges of the boards is rubbed through in one small area. The hinges are tight and strong. An octavo measuring 8 9/16" tall by 5 1/2" deep containing 624 pages. Tipped-in at the second free end page (and before the fly title page) is the front wrapper from #3 of the original part. Illustrated with 38 engraved plates and a frontispiece by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). An eight line errata page follows the list of illustrations. The word "Captain” is spelled correctly on the last line of page 324. (Eckel, p74)
    TB20035  $600.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Little Dorrit.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. First Edition, first issue in book form. Very good- in elaborate full leather (calf) covered boards with gilt borders on the front and rear boards, five raised bands on the spine with red morocco, title labels with gilt text in two of the compartments with gilt tool work in the others. The end sheets are marbled with gilt inner dentelles which have offset to the edges of the first and last free end pages. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The binding is by Ramage of London as can be seen by that firm's gilt embossed line on the front paste down just above the dentelle. The front hinge and joint have failed leaving the front board attached only with thin Japanese tissue. The leather on the spine is somewhat tanned. The rear hinge and joint are tight. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and the same owner's stamped name and address on the first free end page. Both boards are a slightly bowed. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). An octavo measuring 8 3/16" tall by 5 1/4" deep containing 625 pages of text. This is the first Issue of the publication identified by "Rigaud" rather than "Blandois" on pages 469, 470, 472, and 473 and with the signature mark "B2" on page 371. (Gimbel/Podeschi, A141; Smith, 91-93; Eckel, p83)
    TB22113  $275.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.  Philadlphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. . Very good+ in gray-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with tanning to the cloth on the spine and around the edges of the boards with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and with the last three pages of the text showing a faint water mark at the upper margins with no impact on the illustrations. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated. The volume is a collection of the illustrated plates by "Phiz" collected from Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and redrawn by Yeager. 39 engraved plates (separated with tissue guards) including the frontispiece portrait of Dickens of 40 listed in the contents. Printed by T. K. and P. G. Collins and stereotyped by J. Fagan. (Gimbel, A43
    TB26297  $125.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  The Short Stories of Charles Dickens.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (1978). Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark brown leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards with a small scuff mark at the upper corner of the front board at the joint. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An ocatvo measuring 9 by 5 7/8 inches with about 10% of the gilt in the embossed decorations on both boards have been worn away. 423 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Edward Ardixxone. Stories selected by Walter Allen who has also provided an introduction. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A very tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB31513  $60.00




  • Dickens, Charles:  American Notes and Pictures From Italy.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and maroon paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 5/8". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 433 pages of text and with 12 illustrations by Marcus Stone, Samuel Palmer and Clarkson Stanfield. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of 21 Dicken's works.
    TB24795  $15.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Hard Times For These Times.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 5/8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 299 pages of text and with 4 illustrations by F. Walker and Maurice Greiffenhagen. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of 21 Dicken's works.
    TB31291  $15.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  The Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 5/8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 831 pages of text and with 39 illustrations by 'Phiz'. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of 21 Dicken's works.
    TB31297  $15.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Master Humphrey's Clock and A Child's History Of England.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 5/8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 529 pages of text and with 29 illustrations by George Cattermole "Phiz", Marcus Stone and F. W. Topham. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of 21 Dicken's works.
    TB31300  $15.00



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    Dickens, Charles:  Barnaby Rudge A Tale Of The Riots of 'Eighty.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 5/8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 634 pages of text and with 76 illustrations by 'Phiz's (Hablot K. Browne) and George Cattermole. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of 21 Dicken's works.
    TB31308  $15.00




  • Dickey, James:  Tucky The Hunter.  New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in emerald green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with two closed tears on the front and rear panels of the jacket and the spine area a bit tanned. Illustrated with full color paintings by Marie Angel. Unpaginated but containing approximately 30 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB16803  $10.50



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    Dickson, Donald C.:  A Bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes 1902-1967.  Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1972. Second Edition Revised. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 273 pages including an index, references and text. The biography of Hughes is covered in the first 120 pages. The bibliographic portion includes books, books edited by Hughes, translations, works in foreign languages, contributions, prose and drama, poems and works about Hughes.
    TB30013  $50.00




  • Dierks, Jack Cameron:  A Leap to Arms: The Cuban Campaign of 1898.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippencott Co., 1970. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping and decorations to the spine area. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped flap with the verso of the spine area dampstained but with no damage to the recto (outside) with a tiny (1/32") chip to the top edge of the spine area. The author recreates the events which lead up to "the splendid little war" and it conclusion in just three months.
    TB06887  $17.50



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    Dietz, Arthur Arnold:  Mad Rush For Gold In Frozen North.  Los Angeles: Times-Mirror Priting and Binding House, 1914. First Edition, First Printing. Very good in the publisher's original, decorated light blue cloth covered boards with the remnants of bold gilt text stamping on the spine and red, white and gilt text and decorations on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 1/4" with a prior owner's name faintly written on the first free end page. The cloth at the head and heel of the cloth are rubbed and worn as is the upper edge of the front board. Simply signed by the author - "Arthur A. Dietz | 1916" on the first free end page. 281 pages illustrated with line drawings from photographs by W. A. Sharp.
    TB26701  $200.00




  • Dillard, Annie:  Encounters with Chinese Writers.  Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1984. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board. In a near fine dust jacket due to a price clipped jacket flap and a tiny nick at the upper corner of the front panel. This Pulitzer Prize winner for her earlier book: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, writes of many strange encounters between Chinese writers and American writers in both the US and in China.
    TB07279  $25.00




  • Dillard, Annie:  The Living.  New York: Harper Collins Pub, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB01869  $14.00




  • Dillard, Annie:  Mornings Like This.  New York: HarperCollins, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A collection of 39 poems. The author won a Pulitzer Prize for her earlier title: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. 75 pages of text.
    TB17031  $12.00




  • Dillard, Annie:  The Annie Dillard Reader.  New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, remaineder mark on bottom egdes, else fine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02541  $9.80




  • Dillard, Annie:  An American Childhood.  New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB00700  $7.00




  • Dillon, Patrick:  Lost at Sea An American Tragedy.  New York: The Dial Press, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black and charcoal grey paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact but with a 1/4" mark of wear at the lower corner of the spine area at the fold to the front panel. The prize winning journalist investigates the disasterous loss of two state-of-the-art crabbing vessels in the Bering Sea during the early weeks of February, 1983.
    TB11519  $17.50



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    Dinesen, Isak:  Daguerreotypes and Other Essays.  London: Heinemann, (1979). First Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 15/16 by 5 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with 1/3" deep closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel and light wear and a 1/4 inch closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel. With translations by P. M Mitchell and W. D. Paden and with a foreword by Hannah Arendt. 229 pages including notes. A collection of seven essays.
    TB29066  $25.00



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    Dinesen, Isak:  Last Tales.  New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. Very good+ in light gray cloth covered boards with gilt text and black decorations on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 3/8 inches with slight fading to the spine and to the outside edges of the boards and with foxing to the end sheets as a result of the glues used in binding. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with minor wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area. A collection of twelve short stories by the author of Out of Africa and Seven Gothic Tales. 341 pages of text.
    TB31476  $15.00



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    Dippie, Brian W.:  'Paper Talk' Charlie Russell's American West.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated simulated leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring just less than 9 by 6 7/8 inches. In a very near fine dust jacket with modest flecking of the color to the spine ends. Published in coperation with the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, this is a collection of Charles Russell's illustrated letters, poems, Christmas greetings (what he called "paper talk") and some of his paintings. 224 pages.
    TB08062  $20.00



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    Disturnell, John:  New York As It Was And As It Is; Giving An Account Of The City From Its Settlement To The Present Time; Forming A Complete Guide To The Great metropolis of the Nation, Including The City of Brooklyn.  New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1876. First Edtion. Very good- in it original brown cloth covered boards with no text on the spine or front board. A 12mo of 7 1/8 by 5 1/2 inches with the cloth over the spine worn down to the edges of the text block and with the cloth over the tips of the boards worn through. There are two 1/4" sized nicks to the cloth over the spine 2" up from the heel of the spine. 296 pages including text, classified business directory for the city and illustrated with a frontispiece from an engraving, a fold-out map of the city as it appeared in 1782 and a one page map of the navigable portions of the Hudson River dated 1858 and ten of thirteen listed plates each protected with a tissue guard. The second fold-out map tipped in at the rear of the book is missing.
    TB30545  $125.00




  • Dobie, J. Frank:  Wild and Wily: Range Animals.  Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of six animal folklore tales from the west. The rear section of the book is devoted to a checklist of major writings by Dobie.
    TB07073  $31.50




  • Dockstader, Frederick J.:  Indian Art in America The Arts and Crafts of the North American Indian.  New York: Promontory Press, 1972. . Near fine in yellow paper covered boards with gray stamping on the spine and front board. There is a prior owner's book plate on the first free end paper. In a very good+ dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap but with light wear and rubbing to the upper edge of the front and rear panels. 224 pages including a bibliography and illustrated throughout with 180 black and white photographs and with 69 color plates.
    TB16823  $10.00




  • Doctorow, E. L.:  The Waterworks.  New York: Random House, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03745  $7.35



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    Dodd, Stephen:  The East-Haven Register In Three Parts.  New Haven: A. H. Maltby & Co., 1824. First Edition, First printing. Fair to good in full leather covered boards with the front joint broken but the front joint and text block reasonably strong and in place. The majority of the text block shows dampness staining across the upper 2/3rds of most of the pages yet the printing on each page remains easily read. There are two early prior owner's names in ink on the first free end page. A 12mo measuring 7 1/8" tall by 4 1/8" deep containing 200 pages of text. The information contained in the parts of the book include: Part I. Containing a history of the town of East-Haven, from its first settlement in 1644, the year 1800. Also, an account of its boundaries, iron-works and mills, division of lands, controversies with New-Haven, and Branford, town charters, ecclesiastisal affairs, schools, population and taxes, losses by war, natural history and curiosities, roads and public lands. Part II. Containing an account of the names, marriages, and births, of the families which first settled , or which have resided in East-Haven, form its settlement in 1644, to the year 1800. Part III. Containing an account of the deaths in the families names in the second part, from the year 1647 to the end of the year 1823. Considered by Howes to be "mildly scarce" and Sabin calls it "An extremely rare local history." (Howes D-387; Sabin 20485; Armstrong: Connecticut A Bibliography of its History; 3321)
    TB22311  $200.00



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    Doig, Ivan:  English Creek (Uncorrected Proof Copy).  New York: Atheneum, 1984. Uncorrected Proof. Fine in heavy, printed, orange paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Laid-in at the front of the book is a letter from the publisher to the late Charles Kuralt which promotes Doig as a great western writer and urges Kuralt to read this "galley" and write a review. The first of a trilogy written which deals with the early settlers of the Montana frontier. Reading this trilogy one should start with Doig's Dancing At The Rascal Fair. 301 pages numbered in hand in the margins. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Uncommon.
    TB29314  $125.00



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    Doig, Ivan:  This House of Sky.  New York: Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich, 1978. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 green cloth and paper covered boards with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a near fine jacket with the price clipped from the front flap with a mild stain at the upper corner of the front panel which is no bigger than 3/4". Doig's most important work for which it was a nominee for the National Book Award and won the Christopher Award. A autobiographical account of the author's early life growing up in Montana.
    TB17531  $100.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  The Sea Runners.  New York: Atheneum, 1982. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a yellow stained top edge. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Ivan Doig's scarcest book. A novel set in the mid-1800's wh four Scandinavian indentured servants escape from what is now Sitka and their Russian masters to travel 1,200 miles down the raw Pacific coast to what is now the coast of Oregon.
    TB13587  $75.00



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    Doig, Ivan:  Dancing at the Rascal Fair - Advance Review Copy.  New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1987. Advance Reading Copy. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches with mild foxing to the top edge of the text block. Without a jacket as issued. Signed and inscribed by the author on the fly title page. 403 pages of text. The second volume written in a trilogy of the Montana frontier in the early 1890's with this volume being the first to start the series.
    TB29212  $45.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  Ride with Me, Mariah Montana.  New York: Atheneum, 1990. First Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB01888  $40.00



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    Doig, Ivan:  Dancing at the Rascal Fair.  New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Fine 1/4 red cloth and decorated yellow paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped jacket. 405 pages of text. The second volume written in a trilogy of the Montana frontier in the early 1890's with this volume being the first to start the series.
    TB29333  $30.00



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    Doig, Ivan:  Heart Earth.  New York: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and white paper covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and with the author's name stamped on the front board. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end paper. With Heart Earth Ivan Doig continues his memoir of This House of Sky tracing his family's move from Arizona to Montana.
    TB29215  $25.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  Bucking the Sun.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Set in Montana during the Great Depression.
    TB03244  $24.50




  • Doig, Ivan:  Mountain Time.  New York: Scribner, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. An advance reading copy with materials by the publisher laid-in.
    TB11039  $21.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  Heart Earth.  New York: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition. Fine, Fine, With Heart Earth Ivan Doig continues his memoir of This House of Sky tracing his family's move from Arizona to Montana.
    TB01672  $20.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  Bucking the Sun (Advance Reading Copy).  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996. ARC. Near fine with two tiny nicks a the ends of the spine area. An advance reading copy issued in wraps without a dust jacket. An advance reading copy. A novel set in Montana during the Great Depression.
    TB03868  $20.00




  • Doig, Ivan:  Ride with Me, Mariah Montana.  New York: Atheneum, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket , minor wrinkling at top of face. The third in a trilogy of a familiy's life in Montana.
    TB01775  $17.50




  • Donachie, David:  On A Making Tide.  London: Orion Publishing Group, 2000. First Edition. Fine in bright blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Historical fiction which is an "epic novel of Horatio Nelson and Emma" Hamilton that follows their lives from 1771 to the battle of the Nile in 1798 when Nelson and Emma's affair ignites. Vol. 2 will continue the narrative. Only 1,500 copies of the 1st printed.
    TB13679  $32.50




  • Donachie, David:  On A Making Tide.  London: Orion Publishing Group, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. Historical fiction which is an "epic novel of Horatio Nelson and Emma" Hamilton which follows their lives from 1771 to the battle of the Nile in 1798 when Nelson and Emma's affair ignites. The second volume in the series, Breaking the Line, continues the narrative. Only 1,500 copies of the first edtion of this title were printed.
    TB16043  $30.00




  • Donahey, William:  Teenie Weenie Neighbors.  New York: Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill Company, Inc., 1945. First Edition, First printing. Good in light gray cloth covered boards with bold blue text on the spine and a line drawing on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and there are stains and rubbing around the outside edges of the boards. The front hinge is starting and the rear hinge is cracked but has been professionally repaired. Without its issued dust jacket. 68 pages containing numerous line drawings and four full color plates with color pictorial end sheets.
    TB22493  $75.00




  • Donleavy, J. P.:  The Ginger Man.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. Signed Limited Edition. Fine in full dark green leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are marbled with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 1/4" containing 386 pages of text. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page. Laid-in is a brochure from the publisher containing the notes from the editors. One of The Franklin Library's volumes in their collection of Signed Limited Editions. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB23906  $65.00




  • Donnelley, Gaylord:  To Be A Good Printer Our Four Commitments.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Very good in two tone brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text stamping on the front board. The top edge of the text block has been stained with coffee which has caused a dampness stain across the upper 1/4" of the pages. Without a dust jacket as issued. 110 pages of text illustrated with several photographic plates.
    TB22475  $10.00



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    Donnors, D. B., and D. J. Connors:  Saybrook and the American Revolution.  Deep River, Conn.: Deep River Historical Association, 1976. First Edition. Fine in heavy printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding with the spine area very slightly faded. Without a dust jacket as issued. The American Revolution as viewed through the Saybrook Town Acts of 1774 through 1783. 96 pages of text. The town of Saybrook originally contained the now separate towns of Deep River, Chester, Essex, Westbrook and Old Saybrook and the boroughs of Winthrop in Deep River and Ivoryton and Centerbrook in Essex.
    TB31869  $25.00



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    Dorat, Claude-Joseph:  Never Again! And Other Stories.  London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1928. Limited Edition. Very good+ light brown cloth covered boards with all the gilt text worn off of the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/8" by 5 1/2". Without its issued dust jacket. One of only 1,000 copies printed and this copy is out of series but identified as "HC" on the limitation page in pencil. 137 pages of text. Translated from the French by Eric Sutton. A collection of three short stories including Never Again!; Flricourt; and Euphrasia.
    TB23624  $30.00



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    Doro, Marion E.:  Rhodesia/Zimbabwe A Bibliographic Guide to the Nationalist Period .  Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., (1984). First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket. 247 pages including an index, appendices and text. A reference publication in African Studies.
    TB28906  $25.00




  • Dorris, Michael:  Working Men.  New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of 14 short stories by the author of A Yellow Raft in Blue Water. His second book, The Broken Cord won the Best Nonfiction Book award for 1989.
    TB05372  $7.00



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    Douglas, Marjory Stoneman:  The Everglades.  New York: Rinehart & Company, (1947). First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark green title block on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with two very short tears to the cloth at the head of the spine. In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edge of the front panel and with a 3/4 by 1/4 inch hole in the middle of the spine area which impacts on the last two letters of the author's last name. With illustrations by Robert Fink. A title in high demand by collectors of both environmental literature as well as collectors of The Rivers of America series. 406 pages including an index.
    TB31919  $185.00




  • Douglas, Marjory Stoneman:  Florida The Long Frontier.  New York: Harper & Row, 1967. Reprint. Very good in yellow cloth covered boards with a gilt on green title block, with the lower edges of both boards damp stained. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with three 1/16" chips at the lower edge of the front panel. The eighth volume in The Regions of America Series. 307 pages containing index, text and a colored fold-out map. With map decorated end papers.
    TB24806  $15.00




  • Douglas, William O.:  My Wilderness The Pacific West.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gray linen covered boards with gilt and blue text on the spine and front board & a 1/3" stain on the fore edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with a long 2" closed tear on the front panel, an 1/8" chip at the upper corner of the spine area and a 2" closed tear with related creases on the rear panel. With illustrations by Francis Lee Jaques.
    TB10308  $14.00



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    Dowd, Maureen:  The Year Of Voting Dangerously.  New York: Twelve of The Hatchette Book Group, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in red orange cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 7 5/8 inches with a faint bump to the heel of the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" closed tear at the base of the spine area. Signed simply "Maureen" and inscribed to "Steve" on the title page with "Be careful! | It's really scary out | there!" 432 pages of text.
    TB29086  $20.00



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    Dowie, William:  Peter Matthiessen.  Boston: Twayne Publisher, (1991). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches. in a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket Signed by Peter Matthiessen on the title page without an inscription. 154 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece black and white photograph of Peter Matthiessen. One of the volumes in the Twayne's United States Authors Series.
    TB29592  $175.00



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    Downer, Martyn:  Nelson's Purse The Mystery of Lord Nelson's Lost Treasures.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 copper colored paper and light brown paper covered boards with metallic blue text stamped on the spine and illustrated end sheets. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 424 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with four sections of photographs and reproductions of earlier works of art. A work which focuses on Nelson's best friend, Alexander Davidson who rose to prominence in British society as an agent, banker and significant businessman. His close friendship with Nelson gave him the opportunity to know and correspond with Nelson's wife, Fanny and his mistress, Emma. This book publishes, for the first time, many letters and notes from many people central to Nelson's life.
    TB30490  $20.00



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    Downie, Major William:  Hunting For Gold Reminisences Of Personal Experience And Research In The Early Days Of The Pacific Coast From Alaska To Panama.  San Francisco: The California Publishing Co., 1893. . Good+ in its original 1/2 black, pebbled leather and black cloth covered boards with gilt text and blind stamping on the spine and gilt text on the front board. An octavo o 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches with the leather at the head and heel of the spine chipped in several areas down to the edge of the text block and the leather rubbed and worn through over the tips of the boards. The hinges and joints are tight, strong and show no signs of weakness. The contents are clean and save for a few pages are generally free of foxing and tanning. 407 pages which includes tables of contents at the rear of the book. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and with engravings and reproductions of photographs throughout. A native of Scotland, the author heard about the discovery of gold in California while in Buffalo, He shipped around Cape Horn and arrived in San Francisco on June 27th 1849 and subsequently worked mines around the Sacramento area. He discovered gold on the Yuba River at a place now named Downieville. He continued to hunt for gold in Canada, Alaska and Panama. (Kurutz, 203) Howe's in U.S. Iania states of this title: "Unassuming but valuable reminiscences of an inveterate miner and pioneer." Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". (Howes, D-448, Cowan, p179)
    TB29640  $225.00



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    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan:  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Later Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (3 vols.).  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1980. Collector's Edition. All three volumes of this three volume set are in fine condition in full black leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spines with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt decorations and borders on the boards. The end sheets are silk and a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spines and with all edges of the text blocks gilt. Without dust jackets as issued. The three volumes contain a total of 1777 pages of text corrected and editted by Edgar W. Smith and illustrated with original drawings by Frederick Dorr Steele, Frank Wiles and others. A fine, bright and crisp set with no names, dates, inscriptions or prior owner's book plates.
    TB31607  $350.00



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    Doyle, Richard:  A Series of Pictures from the Elf-Worls With A Poem by William Allingham.  London: Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1870. Facsimile Reproduction. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decorations on the spine and elaborate gilt text and decorations on the front board. A folio of 14 15/16 by 10 5/8 inches with gilt on all three edges of the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine paper covered slipcase with printing on three sides. 31 pages of text and illustrated with 16 full color plates. A "Facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library by Holp Shuppan, Publishers, Tokyo 1981. Printed in Japan." (from the colophon) A very fine, bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30909  $45.00



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    Drake, Francis S.:  Tea Leaves: Being A Collection Of Letters And Documents Relating To The Shipment Of Tea To The American Colonies In The Year 1773, By The East Indian Tea Company.  Boston: A. O. Crane, 1884. First Edition. Very good in its original dark brown cloth covered beveled boards with gilt text on the spine and black text with an illustration on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 7 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn, rubbed and beginning to fray and a 4 inch tear to the cloth on the rear edge of the spine at its fold to the rear gutter. There is an early prior owner's name and date of "May 29, 1885" on the first free end page. This appears to be a limited edition for on the copyright page is a fancy handwritten note beginning "Vol. A" or "N" followed by ornate flourish all written in red ink. 375 pages including several indexes and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from an engraving and numerous plates of personages of the period, facsimiles of signatures and other items. Printed from original manuscripts written during the pre-Revolutionary period. (Gephart, 4139)
    TB31091  $160.00



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    Drake, Francis Vivian:  Vertical Warfare.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1943. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in bright red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and illustrated end papers. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area which is also slightly faded. "The bombing program on which the United States Air Force and R.A.F. are basing their operations and their plans." 142 pages of text with extensive black and white photographs.
    TB19881  $20.00



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    Drayton, Daniel:  Personal Memoir Of Daniel Drayton, For Four Years and Four Months A Prisoner (For Charity's Sake) In Washington Jail Including A Narrative Of the Voyage An Capture Of The Schooner Pearl.  Boston and New York: Bela Marsh and American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1855. Early Reprint. Very good in its original dark brown, blind stamped cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/16 by 4 5/8 inches which once suffered a narrow 1 1/2" long chip to the cloth at the lower front corner of the spine. That chip has been professionally repaired greatly improving the appearance of this copy. The first free end page is missing and preliminaries and end sheets show marks of foxing. Only page 46 and 47 show spots of foxing, otherwise the contents are clean. 122 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author. Despite the copyright date of 1853, this is a first edition of the title. (Dumond: A Bibliography Of Antislavery in America, p.48; Sabin, 20912)
    TB30594  $200.00



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    Dreiser, Theodore:  Sister Carrie.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1981. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a pink silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 10 1/8" tall by 6 1/2" deep containing 387 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Reginald Marsh and with an introduction by Burton Rascoe. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Masterpieces of American Literature. With a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the first free end page; otherwise, a beautiful, tight, clean copy with no marks, notations or inscriptions.
    TB22800  $60.00



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    Drysdale, Vera Louise:  The Gift of the Sacred Pipe.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982. Revised Edition of 1982. Fine in olive green cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. A quarto measuring 12" high by 9" deep. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and faint soiling to the front panel. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in. "Edited and illustrated by Vera Louise Drysdale and based on Black Elk's Account of The Seven Rites of the Oglala Sious as originally recorded and edited by Joseph Epes Brown". 106 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB23053  $35.00




  • Du Bois, William Pene:  Gentleman Bear.  New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket very light wear at edges & on flap hinge.
    TB02514  $21.00




  • Duffy, John (Editor):  Early Vermont Broadsides.  Hanover: University Press of New England, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A narrow 4to measurinng 12 1/4" high by 9 3/16" deep. In a very good+ dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap but with minor light rubbing to the edges and folds with no chips. This is the first publication of its kind to provide a collection of the "earliest examples of broadside art printed in northern New England" from 1777 to 1821. 51 pages of text and illustrated with large, full-page photographs of the original broadsides.
    TB16984  $17.50




  • Dufour, Charles L.:  Ten Flags in the Wind.  New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with mild discoloration at the heel of the spine & an inked date on the first free end paper. In a very near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with light rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area. The ninth volume in The Regions of America Series which deals with the story of Louisiana. 307 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB02155  $24.50



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    Dumas, Alexandre:  The Three Musketeers.  New York: Dodd, Mead And Company, 1930. Reprint of 1930. Very good+ in 3/4 red morocco leather with five raised bands on the spine with two brown leather title blocks with gilt text in two compartments with gilt tool work in the rest. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 7/8 inches with the top edge of the text block gilt, with rubbing to the leather over the joints and at the lower edges of the boards and darkening of the fore edges of the leather due to hand soiling. Without a dust jacket. 555 pages of text and illustrated with a color frontispiece and 15 color plates by Rowland Wheelwright. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31475  $75.00



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    Dunbar, Maurice:  Books and Collectors.  Los Altos: The Book Nest, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light beige cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with dust staining to the top edge of the text block and light foxing to the other edges of the text block. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a long closed tear to the front panel, rubbing to the folds and light soiling to both panels. Signed, dated in 1980 and inscribed by the author on the fly title page. 189 pages including an index
    TB31666  $15.00



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    Dunbaugh, Edwin L.:  Night Boat to New England 1815-1900.  New York and Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (1992). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light yellow cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket 370 pages including an index, bibliographic essay, appendix and text. Illustrated with line drawings and images from black and white photographs. A well researched and readable account of the history of the steamboat trade throughout the 19th century which provided the major means of transportation between New York City, the Connecticut ports of Long Island Sound, Rhode Island and from Boston north to the ports of Maine.
    TB30833  $75.00



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    Duncan, Dayton:  Scenes of Visionary Enchantment Reflections On Lewis And Clark.  Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 202 pages of text.
    TB31281  $30.00




  • Dunham, Sam C.:  Riley Grannan's Last Adventure.  Austion: Packsaddle Press, 1969. First Edition thus. Fine in decorated yellow cloth covered boards with red text stamping on the spine. This is copy 457 of 500 limited copies. In a near fine dust jacket with a small 1/2" closed tear to the jacket. A small 8vo measuring 7.75" x 5.25". 33 numbered pages with two un-numbered pages following, with text, a map and several photographic reproductions of the pictures that appeared with this article which was originally published by Adventure magazine in January of 1912.
    TB08056  $31.50



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    Dunn, James T.:  The St. Croix.  New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, (1965). Signed, limited first edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt seal on the front board. An octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine, paper covered slipcase. One of only 500 numbered copies signed by the author on the second free end paper, this copy being identified as the 312st copy. The 55th volume in The Rivers of America Series. With illustrations by Gerald Hazzard. 309 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB30021  $200.00



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    Dunn, James T.:  The St. Croix.  New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, (1965). First Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with a gilt on light brown text block on the spine. An octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with flecking of the colors and short narrow chips at the upper edge of the spine area and light rubbing to the lower edge of same and with tiny chips to the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed and warmly inscribed by the author on the first free end paper. The 55th volume in The Rivers of America Series. With illustrations by Gerald Hazzard. 309 pages including an index, list of sources, text and illustrations.
    TB29601  $120.00



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    Dunn, James T.:  The St. Croix.  New York: Holt Rinehard & Winston, (1965). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with a gilt on brown title block on the spine which is very slightly faded at its ends. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the fold to the front flap. "The Midwest Border River" which is the 55th volume in The Rivers of America Series. Illustrated by Gerald Hazzard. 309 pages including an index and a list of sources.
    TB30051  $75.00



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    Dunn, Susan:  Sister Revolutions French Lightning, American Light.  New York: Faber and Faber, Inc., 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/2 blue cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 258 pages including an index, chapter notes, appendix and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art. The author examines both the American Revolution and the French Revolution for both their similarities and differences tracing the results up through more modern times.
    TB22318  $20.00



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    Dunne, Cominick:  The Way We Lived Then Recollections of a Well-Known Name Dropper.  New York: Crown Publisher, (1999). First Edition, First printing. Fine in gold and black paper covered boards with white and black text on the spine. With a prior owner's book plate on the fly title page. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. 218 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of many celebrities.
    TB25688  $65.00



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    Dunning, John:  Tune In Yesterday The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio 1925-1976.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1976). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with bold silver colored text stamping on the spine. A thick octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 with minor bumps to the upper fore corners of the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor light rubbing to the folds to the flaps. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 703 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with two sections of two-sided plates from black and white photographs. A very attractive, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30787  $100.00




  • Dunning, John:  The Sign Of The Book A Cliff Janeway Novel.  New York: Scribner, (2005). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and yellow paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 353 pages of text. The author's fourth Cliff Janeway biblio-mystery.
    TB30788  $12.00




  • Dunning, John:  Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime.  New York: Scribner, 2001. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in black and light blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine which has a slight roll. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with inconsequential wrinkling at the upper edge of the rear panel near the fold to the spine area.
    TB20407  $10.00




  • Dunning, John:  The Bookwoman's Last Fling.  New York: Scribner, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 brown and yellow paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 3/16 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 337 pages of text. The author's fifth Cliff Janeway biblio-mystery and the last volume in the series.
    TB30789  $10.00



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    Durant, Will, and Ariel Durant:  The Story of Civilization (Vols. 1 thru 11).  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (c1992). Collector's Edition. All eleven volumes of this complete set are in fine condition in full light brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spines with two title labels in red and black leather in two of the compartments and gilt decorations in the others. The edges of the text blocks are gilt, the end sheets are silk and there are matching silk placement ribbons sewn in at the upper edges of the spines. The only flaw with any of the volumes is that two of the gilt letters of text for the title of Volume I are tarnished. Each volume is a small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. The series won a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1968 with the 10th volume in the series: Rousseau and Revolution. Vol. I: Our Oriental Heritage (1049 pages including an index and maps); Vol. II: The Life of Greece (754 pages with an index followed by maps); Vol. III: Caesar and Christ (751 pages including an index followed by a map); Vol. IV: The Age of Faith (1196 pages including an index and followed by two maps); Vol.V: The Renaissance (776 pages including an index followed by three maps); Vol.VI: The Reformation (1025 pages including an index and followed by three maps).; Vol. VII: The Age of Reason Begins (728 pages including an index and followed by four maps).; Vol. VIII: The Age of Louis XIV (802 pages including an index followed by four maps); Vol. IX: The Age of Voltaire (898 pages including an index followed by two maps); Vol. X: Rousseau and Revolution (1091 pages including an index followed by two maps); and, Vol. XI: The Age of Napoleon (870 pages including an index and followed by two maps). An extremely handsome and clean set with nothing more than minor rubbing to the gilt on the edges of the text blocks and with no fixed book plates, names or address labels.
    TB31967  $750.00



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    Durham Historical Society:  Durham 1900-1950.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2010. Edition unstated. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Postcard History Series. 127 pages including a bibliography and illustrated throughout with maps and images from black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31960  $20.00




  • Durrell, Lawrence:  Collected Poems.  London: Faber And Faber, (1960). First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 7/8 by 5 inches with stress cracks to the front hinge which remains tight and strong. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with three narrow and shallow chips at the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing and wear to the fore corners of the panels. Signed by the author on the first free end page and dated either 1960 or 1961 in Edinburgh. 288 pages including an index of first lines.
    TB28681  $150.00



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    Dwight, Rev. E. W.:  Memoir Of Henry Obookiah, A Native Of The Sandwich Islands.  New York: American Tract Society, n.d. circa 1830. Revised Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 brown leather and marbled paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 24mo of 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches with rubbing and light wear to the paper at the edges of the boards. The rear paste down has a column of number in pencil. The end sheets show foxing while the majority of the text block shows minor levels of foxing. Without a dust jacket. 124 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Henry Obookiah. First published in New Haven, Conn. in 1819. A very tight and clean copy with no weakness to the joints or hinges. (Sabin, 56429)
    TB31219  $125.00



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    Dyer, Kate Gambold Janet Robson: Turky Trott.  New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc. Publishers, (1942). First Edition. Very near fine in decorated, orange cloth covered boards metallic red text and an illustration of a young boy singing to a standing microphone. An octavo of 9 by m7 3/8 inches with small nick to the cloth at the lower edge of the front board and light soiling to the heel of the spine. The end sheets are printed. In a very good, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a one inch chip from the lower edge of the front panel, a second chip about one inch deep at the lower edge of the spine area and heavy rubbing to the folds to the panels and to the flaps. Unpaginated, but containing 38 pages of text and color illustrations by Janet Robson. The story of a young black boy with a beautiful singing voice who did not believe in Santa Claus, but the adventure that he took lead him to believe in Santa Claus after all. (paraphrased from the jacket flap)
    TB30362  $200.00






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