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The Blue Bird

By Maeterlinck, Maurice (translated by Alexander Teixeira De Mattos)

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1911. 25th ed.. Hardcover. very good; a few page turning smudges; plates and text in fine condition; all else-clean and attractive.. F. Cayley Robinson. Sm. 4 to; bright blue boards with ornate gilt title, illust. of blue birds and stars framed in gilt border; gilt illust., lettering, and decortion continued on spine and rear board; gilt stain to top of text block; deckled page edges; endpapers in light blue with illust. 211 pp; 25 color plates attached to heavy gray stock protected by heavy tissue. This is a fine and scarce edition of a classic. Color plates are stunning.


The Elements of The Geology of Tennessee

By Safford, J.M. and Killebrew, J.B.

Nashville, TN: Ambrose & Bostelman, 1904. Hardcover. good; boards and cloth spine are rubbed; pencil notes on front endpaper; some pencil notes and underlining in text; all else- clean.. 8 vo; tan paper covered boards with illust. of daffodill; 264 pp; includes questions for students and index; b/w illust. and diagrams throughout. "Prepared for the use of the schools of Tennessee and for all persons seekng a knowledge of the resources of the stat."


Red Drumming in the Sun

By Lewis, May (Aline Goldstone)

New York: A. A. Knopf, 1931. 1st ed.. Hard cover. good - no dj; Max Kahn's bookplate inside front board; inscribed with a verse of poetry & date on front fly leaf.. 16 mo; brown boards with gilt lettering on spine strip; 73 pgs. Association copy from the library of the artist Max Kahn, dated August 1931.


Sam's Teddy Bear
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Sam's Teddy Bear

By Lindgren, Barbro

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1982. FIrst American Edition. Boards. Very Good. Ex-Lib w/ Usual Markings and Expected Imperfections. . all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Eva Eriksson. pictorial library binding; 12mo; Unpaginated w/ Beautiful Color Illustrations Throughout. Clean, Tight, and Attractive.



By Haley, Alex

Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./very good; light rubbing to dj edges; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; muted yellow boards with black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 688 pp. dj has full page b/w photo of author & 12.95 price intact on dj flap.


The 1950's America's "Placid" Decade

By Satin, Joseph (ed.)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. Trade paperback. Very good. Trade paperback; Number 6 in the Houghton Mifflin Research Series; 223 pp.; includes articles by Erich Fromm, John Kenneth Galbraith, et. al.; bibliograpyand suggested research topics.


A Summons to Memphis

By Taylor, Peter

New York: Knopf, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive./very good; price clipped; light edge rubbing; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; pale yellow boards with authot's gilt initials stamped on front board; black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 209 pp. graphic lettered dj. Author's first novel after 36 years of silence.


A World to Win

By Sinclair, Upton

New York: Viking Press, 1946. Hardcover. very good; rear board and endpaper show dampness stain; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo;red cloth boards with stamped title box on front board; silver spine lettering; 624 pp; interesting note on circulation at rear of book. No dj. This is Volume 7 of the World's End series.


Adam Haberberg

By Reza, Yasmina

New York: Knopf, 2007. First American Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive. red dot remainder mark on bottom of text block./very good; one repaired small tear at bottom of dj. DJ protected by new Mylar wrap. 8 vo; brown textured boards; 146 pp; colorful dj.


A Sudden Silence

By Minahan, John

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1963. Hardcover. very good; some toning to pages due to age; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. /good; rubbing to flap edges; repaired tears to edges; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards; silver spine lettering; 191 pp. black dj with white and yellow lettering. Important novel based on the decision of a woman to have an abortion before safe and legalized abortion was granted by the Supreme Court.


Billy Goes to School

By McIntire, Alta

New York: Follett, 1949. Hardcover. very good; ex-lib (school) with usual markings and expected imperfections; minor rubbing to board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Esther B. Bristol, Betty Alden. Sm 4 to; clay colored boards with black illustration of children on their way to school.;128 pp. includes word list; brightly colored illust. throughout. Follett Social Studies Series edited by Esther K. Meeks.



By R.N. Hastings (Rachel)

n.a.: self published, 2010. First Edition. Trade paperback. very good;clean, tight, & attractive.. trade paperback; 53 pp; inscribed by the author on the title page. Precedes Hastings volume "Seven, Seven."


The Last Girls

By Smith, Lee

Chapel Hill: Algonquin, 2002. Hardcover. fine, clean, tight, & attractive./Very good; rear flap has a crease; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; Ivory board with teal spine strip; silver spine lettering, 371 +unpaged epilogue


The Rap on Gansta Rap

By Kitwana, Bakari

Chicago: Third World Press, 1994. first Edition, second printing. Mass market paperback. As new; clean, tight, & attractive.. Mass market paperback; slick wraps; 75 pp; includes notes. Inscribed by the author on the title page. "...critical overview of...gansta rap."


Lost Horizon

By Hilton, James

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1933 (Morrow). good+; pages toned; all else- tight, & attractive./fair; two missing pieces at spine bottom and top; expected wear; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; dusty blue boards with circular illust. of dark blue mountain; dark blue spine lettering; 277 pp; silver dj.


The Tale of Peter Rabbit

By Potter, Beatrix

London: Frederick Warne & Co.. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive./good + ; light soiling to white dj; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 24 mo; tan boards with paper paste on color illust. of Peter Rabbit on front board; dark brown front board and spine lettering; illust. endpapers; 59 pp. illust. dj; rear of dj lists other Peter Rabbit titles.


The Ride with Santa Claus

By Lentz, Lula

New York: Exposition Press, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive/very good; light wear at folds and dj edges; dj protected by new Mylar wwrap.. Marjorie Johnson Dennis. sm 8 vo; light green cloth boards with brown front board lettering and spine lettering; 29 pp; b/w illust. throughout; tan illustrated dj. inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf.


Charles H. Goren's New Way to Better Bridge

By Goren, Charles

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. glued wraps.. good+, p.o.'s name and a few pencil notes inside box lid; all else in fine condition.. 10 1/2" by 5" box (original) contains instruction book, 96 pp; deck of cards, and table card.


A Mother's Old Love Returned

By McLane, Alice Belle

Carbondale, Il: Henry Myers, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive. 8 vo; light blue cloth covered boards with white front board lettering; 186 pp.


Forsythia Day

By Brengle, Anne Blum (ed.)

New Bedford, Ma: Reynolds DeWalt, 1984. First Edition. Staplebound. very good; clean, tight, & attractive. stapled stiff wraps; decorated end papers; b/w full page photograph of Florence Abraham Blum as frontis following foreword by Robert E. Blum; 32 pp. Compiled from the Blum family papers and the records of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Library.


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