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  • THE BLUE FLOWER. by Van Dyke, Charles.
    Van Dyke, Charles.
    THE BLUE FLOWER.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1911, c 1902) dj. Hardcover - A collection of nine short stories. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. A lovely vintage copy in blue cloth with a cream panel on the front cover, edged in gilt with gilt lettering, depicting a blue flower. Dark blue lettering on spine. 299 pp plus 9 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (dust jacket has only a few small chips, and it has kept the cloth covers bright and attractive.)

    Book ID: 70506
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  • THE BANDBOX. by Vance, Louis Joseph (1897-1933)
    Vance, Louis Joseph (1897-1933)
    THE BANDBOX.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1912). Hardcover - A novel which "bristles with breathless adventure, mistaken identities, detective investigations, romantic developments, and startling situations... It is a rousing story, told with a stimulating style, and culminating in love rewarded" Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates. Basis of the 1919 film of the same name. 319 pp plus 6 pp ads.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated red boards with cream lettering,

    Book ID: 75073
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  • TWO LITTLE MAIDS: A Tale of South Florida and CONCHITA: A Mexican Romance. by Verdier, Marguerite Louise.
    Verdier, Marguerite Louise.
    TWO LITTLE MAIDS: A Tale of South Florida and CONCHITA: A Mexican Romance.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: W.L. Allison Co., (1894). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Two romantic short novels in one volume. SIGNED by the author opposite the title page under this comment "If to err is human, to forgive divine/ Pass lightly over the many faults/ in this littlle book of mine!" The inscription is fairly faint, but still legible. The first novel includes a case of mistaken identity, a visit to the Everglades, and a deliberate attempt to kill the heroine by giving her a scarf infected with yellow fever. Despite the title of the second novel, it is set mostly in New York City or in Paris. Mediums and hpynotism make brief appearances. 143, 107 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine - one corner bumped, toning to pages, rear hinge cracking, but still a sturdy and easily readable copy and uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 77926
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  • VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET and Other Television Plays. by Vidal, Gore.
    Vidal, Gore.
    VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET and Other Television Plays.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Signet, (1960.). Movie tie-in edition for the Hal Wallis production starring Jerry Lewis with photos from the film on the cover. S1788. 127 pp.

    Condition: Good condition - some of the red edge tinting on the fore edge is washed out from a bit of dampness getting to it - usual toning to the pages. Cover bright, no creasing to to spine. Note: all vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.

    Book ID: 56948
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  • Whitney, Mrs A. D. T. [Adelina Train]
    THE GAYWORTHYS: A Story of Threads and Thrums.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1890 (c. 1865.). Hardcover -

    Condition: Good only in olive green cloth with gilt lettering and a black illustration of a morning glory vine (front hinge cracked, gift inscription dated Christmas 1896, small corner cut from title page, some rubbing and wear to the covers.)

    Book ID: 30070
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  • Wiggin, Kate Douglas
    A CATHEDRAL COURTSHIP and Penelope's English Experiences.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1893. Hardcover first edition - With five illustrations by Clifford Carleton.

    Condition: Very good in green-gray cloth (prev owner's name and date, Xmas 1893; some wear to cloth, spine slanted, lettering on spine rubbed and no longer readable.)

    Book ID: 7749
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  • SACRAMENTO WALTZ. by Williams, Elva,
    Williams, Elva,
    SACRAMENTO WALTZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1957) dj. Hardcover first edition - "In the sleepy middle-class world of Sacramento in 1912 lived three of the most delightful and unique women ever to grace a period piece - a beautiful widow in search of a husband; a grocery-store enchantress in search of men; and a diminutive piano teacher excluded from life's exciting experiences by her abnormally small size." 212 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket with several chips and tears..

    Book ID: 68761
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  • THE FOUR EVES (original title: Assistant Wife) by Woodford, Jack
    Woodford, Jack
    THE FOUR EVES (original title: Assistant Wife)

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Woodford Press, (1947.) dj. Hardcover - Novel - of free love, unfettered by the conventional ties of marriage (although convention wins out in the end, since "we couldn't possibly have a home in a comfortable neighborhood if we weren't married" - originally published in 1935 by this prolific writer. 253 pp. Dust jacket art by Ric Grasso.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (usual toning to pages, prev owner's name, line to bottom edge, dj has some large chips but cover art is bright and attractive.)

    Book ID: 36063
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  • THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS. by Wright, Harold Bell.
    Wright, Harold Bell.
    THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1981). Hardcover - Novel originally published in 1907, Wright's best-known and most beloved book, set in the Ozark hill country. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-448-010569.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 46943
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  • THE CALLING OF DAN MATTHEW. by Wright, Harold Bell.
    Wright, Harold Bell.
    THE CALLING OF DAN MATTHEW.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: The Book Supply Co., 1909. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 inserted plates by Arthur Keller. 364 pp. plus 3 pp of publisher's advertisements

    Condition: Very good in dark red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover.

    Book ID: 52301
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  • Wright, Harold Bell.
    THEIR YESTERDAYS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: The Book Supply Co., 1912. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with 4 color plates by F. Graham Cootes.

    Condition: Near fine in dark red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover.

    Book ID: 20564
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  • THEIR YESTERDAYS. by Wright, Harold Bell.
    Wright, Harold Bell.
    THEIR YESTERDAYS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: The Book Supply Co., 1912. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with 3 color plates by F. Graham Cootes. 311 pp. plus 8 pp of publisher's advertisements

    Condition: Good in dark red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover (1 plate missing, penciled marginal notations and brackets.)

    Book ID: 46688
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