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Handley Cross
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Handley Cross

By Robert Smith Surtees

London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ld., 1854. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. John Leech. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1854, first edition, Burgundy cloth over boards with blind stamped title and illustration on the front cover. No tears bent pages previous owners name written on the inside flyleaf. This book came from the estate of Academy Award and Emmy winning, movie and stage star and actor icon, Jack Palance. Affixed on the upper right-hand corner of the inside flyleaf is a very collectible "Jack Palance Collection 2006 " bookplate from the auction that took place in October 2006 at Jack Palance's huge ranch in Drum, Pennsylvania. 17 engravings on steel beautifully hand colored, with captions, wide margins all around and printed on one side of the thicker special paper, and ideal for framing-one of the hand colored steel engravings is on the title page. The book has bumps to the corners and to the top and bottom of the spine some fraying at the spine ends. There is a there is a 1 1/2, staining or darkening at the bottom of the front cover. The titling and pictorials on the front cover and spine have rubbing and the colors are quite muted, especially on the spine. Please see photos. Interior pages shows some soiling also foxing. Top, foredge and bottom Pages are not cut. Despite some soiling to some pages the text is still bright, with a tight binding, a very solid collectible book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

$150.00

The Seven Seas
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The Seven Seas

By Rudyard Kipling

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. Copyright date 1898, first edition, light green cover over boards with gold art nouveau on the front and on the spine, top page edges are gold tinted, for edge and bottom page edges are not cut. No tears bent pages, previous owners name written on the inside flyleaf. No Dust Jacket. Shelfwear to the edges and to the head and the toe of the spine are minor. Bright clean text, with a tight binding, a solid collectible book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

$150.00

Taps for Private Tussie
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Taps for Private Tussie

By Jesse Stuart

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1943. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. Thomas Benton. Copyright date 1943 first edition green cloth over boards with red lettering and illustration on the front and the spine. Illustrated by Thomas Benton, no tears bent pages previous owners name on the inside flyleaf. No Dust Jacket shelf wear to the edges and to the head the toe the spine is minor. Top page edges are tinted red. Bright clean text tight binding a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$100.00

Three Came Home
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Three Came Home

By Agnes Newton Keith

Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1947. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. The Author. Copyright date 1947 first edition Brown ordinate cloth over boards with gold gilt lettering on Brown background on the spine. Illustrated by the author no tears or bent pages nor any writing. A pictorial title page.[I'm not sure this was even read the pages between the title page and the copyright page hasn't even been cut] light Browning to the inside covers from age. Dust jacket shows where along the edges and the head and the toe of the spine now protected by clear cover. The text is clean binding is tight, a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$116.00

God Seeker
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God Seeker

By Sinclair Lewis

New York: Random House, 1949. first Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Copyright date 1949 first printing green cloth over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No tears bent pages, previous owners label on the inside cover. Light soiling to the bottom foredge pages light wear to the very bottom toe of the spine and the head light green tint to the top page edges light Browning to the inside covers front and back light foxing to the bottom page edges interior the book is clean light foxing to the foredge pages The Dust Jacket has minor wear along the edges and to the head the toe the spine small chips out on the head the toe now protected by clear cover inside flaps are not bent photo of Sinclair Lewis on the back flap winner of the Nobel prize for literature front flap as is not price clipped text is bright and clean with the tight binding a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$120.00

Buffalo Bill And His Adventures in the West
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Buffalo Bill And His Adventures in the West

By Ned Buntline

New York: J. S. Ogilvie, Publishers, 1886. Unknown.. Hardcover. Good/no dust Jacket. Copyright date 1886 by J . S. Ogilvie also noted publisher on the title page, first edition of the Favorite Edition. Red cover over boards with red lettering on black background and design on the front and on the spine no tears or bent pages previous owners stamp on the inside flyleaf interior pages are Browning from age inside covers are decorative. No Dust Jacket shelf wear to the edges and to the head the toe the spine some smudges on the interior pages clean text tight binding a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$120.50

Essais et Conferences
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Essais et Conferences

By Henri D'arles

Droits Reserves, Canada: CHez L'autrur, 1909. First Edition.. One Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Copyright date is 1909, 1st edition, 1/4 leather [on the spine] marbled looking boards with no tears or bent pages, nor any writing, a very small crack on the back top right corner along the groove, NO JACKET, shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine is moderate, marble like inside covers, bright, clean text with a small amount of foxing, with a tight binding a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$95.00

The Jacksonians
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The Jacksonians

By Leonard D. White

New York: MacMillian Co., 1954. 1st Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Copyright date is 1954, 1st printing, black cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, D/j no bent flaps, not price clipped, one tear along the bottom front on the groove, a small tear on the front foredge bottom, small tears along the edges and to the head and toe of the spine on the d/j book has minor wear to the edges, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$95.00

Mandate for Change
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Mandate for Change

By Dwight D. Eisenhower

New York: Doubleday & Co., 1963. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Copyright date is 1963, 1st edition, black and grey with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, D/j no bent flaps, two tears along the bottom front edge one on the top left front on the grooveedge wear to the head and toe of the spine minor edge wear, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid collectible book from on of the most important figures of the twentieth century. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$54.00

Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet
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Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet

Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1972. 1st Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Copyright date is 1972, 1st printing,blue cloth over boards with gold, green lettering and design on the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, D/j no bent flaps one small tear on the back top right near the groove, a crease on the head of the spine, shelf wear to the edges and to the spine are minor, bright, clean text with atight binding, a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$50.00

Give the Lady What She Wants
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Give the Lady What She Wants

By Wendt and Kogan

Chicago Ill.: RAND McNally and Company, 1952. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed By the Chairman of the Board. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1952, A NOTE HAND WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF MARSHALL FIELDS AND CO. DATED MAY 1952. Black cloth over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, previous owners name above note on the fly leaf,NO JACKET, no tears or bent pages. a crease along the middle of the spine Shelf wear to the edges and to the spine is minor, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid colletable book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$180.00

This Our Exile
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This Our Exile

By David Burnham

New York: Charles Scrbner's Sons, 1931. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Copyright date is 1931, 1st edition, brown cloth over boards with stamped lettering on a gold background on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages, pencil numbers on the inside back cover, D/j in very good condition for this copy, a taped repair on the back top right near the groove, shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine is moderate, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid collectible book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$125.00

Select Convversations with an UNCLE
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Select Convversations with an UNCLE

By H. G. Wells

Akron Ohio: Saalfield Pub., 1900. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 2nd Printing 1 Copyright date is 1900, 1st edition, later printing, pictorial cloth cover over boards with red and gold lettering on the front and the spine, NO JACKET, light tanning to the spine no tears or bent pages nor any writing, shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine is minor, bright, clean text with a tight binding and is a solid collectable book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$185.00

THE GOLDEN FLEECE
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THE GOLDEN FLEECE

By James Baldwin

New York: American Book Co., 1905. reprint Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Copyright date is 1905, First edition, brown cloth over boards with green lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears, a bent corner on page 202, a gift note to previous owner on the inside fly leaf, NO JACKET, light soiling to the boards and to the top page edges, a partial crack in the gutter between title page and copyright page. Slight tip in on the corners. shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine is moderate, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid collectable book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$240.00