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1 The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, The Nestor of the Rocky Mountains. From Facts Narrated By Himself
New York W.R.C. Clark & Meeker 1859 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket Arthur Lumley 
New York: W.R.C. Clark & Meeker, 1859. The first "respectable" biography of Christopher Carson (1809-1868), fur trapper, scout, and guide for John C. Fremont. Carson was famous early in his life, mostly through the dime novel; yet to come was service in the Civil War and his unfortunate war on the Navajo.This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a Later Printing, with a partner publisher added to the Title Page. The First Edition was published a year earlier by Clark alone. VERY SCARCE (no copies held, per WorldCat). Olive decorative cloth binding, blindstamped with an image of the scout and his horse on both covers; the front is filled with gilt. Kit is also represented on the spine, standing with what appears to be a Hawken rifle decorated with brass tacks. 534 pages, with 6 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. The last page has the signature of a previous owner, dated 1859. The text is generally bright, with minimal foxing; some old floodmarks. All margins are rubbed, and the corners are rubbed to a fray. The illustrations are by the Dublin-born Arthur Lumley (1837-1912), who would become an acclaimed artist during the Civil War. The cover of the spine has split and separated, showing its newsprint backing, for about half the way down. Please note the condition issue. Although a sound copy, some minor restoration work is needed to reglue the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur Lumley. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 The Mysteries of Ireland, Giving a Graphic and Faithful Account of Irish Secret Societies, & Their Plots, From the Rebellion of 1798 to the Year 1883, with Sketches of the Lives of the Leaders, Their Last Speeches Before Condemnation.
London & Halifax Milner and Company 1884 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London & Halifax: Milner and Company, 1884. An interesting, anonymous anti-Irish screed apparently issued in response to the Phoenix Park murders, ".deeds of unparalleled cruelty to man and unoffending beast.the most bloodthirsty of any on record in any nation on the face of the earth." Perhaps a bit of hyperbole, that. Copies held at the major libraries of the British Isles, but uncommon in the Trade. No publication date, but generally recognized by bibliographers as 1884. This is a Very Good copy in a variant brown cloth binding. Heavily stamped with an unfilled decorative design; spinet lettering is gilt. Clean text - a small text in double columns; 304 pages. Corners are bumped and the edges are dusty; cracked but holding well at the Title Page. A generally sound and attractive copy; important as an example of the political fervor surrounding Irish issues at this time. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 "D. 83222" (Walter Mahon-Smith) I Did Penal Servitude
Dublin Metropolitan Publishing Co. 1946 Second Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Dublin: Metropolitan Publishing Co., 1946. A famous and influential prison memoir, published anonymously, using only a penal number as a pseudonym. Uncommon. This is a Very Good copy of the Second Impression, issued a year after the First Edition, in the same binding but with a different dustwrapper. Tan paper-covered boards with a yellow cloth spine; red lettering on the spine and front cover. Clean text; 243 pages. The Preface is by Sean O'Faolain. This copy has been INSCRIBED by the author to Irene Calvert (MP, 1909-2000) on the FFEP "On the occasion of her presiding at debate in Dublin," and dated in 1947. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Inscribed By Author. Second Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 "H.H." (Helen Hunt; Helen Hunt Jackson) Bits of Talk About Home Matters
Boston Roberts Brothers 1882 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882. Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885), a classmate of Emily Dickenson who, initially writing anonymously (as "H.H."), was one of the best-known novelists of the 19th Century. She became a strong advocate for Native Americans; her popular romantic novel, "Ramona," has the serious purpose of pointing out the mistreatment of California Mission Indians, and has gone through many editions. "A Century of Dishonor" is her most famous non-fiction work; although initially ignored, it is still in print today. This is a Very Good copy of a Later Printing (the First Edition was 1873) of some of her reform-minded essays (e.g., the first three chapters cover "The Inhumanities of Parents"). Maroon cloth binding, decoratively stamped with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. Clean text; 239 pages; decorative endpapers, page endges stained red. Lightly rubbed at the margins, with light bumping. A cute little book by a major figure that has relevance today. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 "Hi-Regan" (John Joseph Dunne) How and Where to Fish in Ireland. A Hand-guide for Anglers
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1887 Third Edition. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1887. (Pseudonym of John Joseph Dunne, b. 1837, wounded veteran of the Zulu War and later a prison warder.) A famous and classic treatise that went to some ten editions. This is a Very Good Plus to Near Fine copy of the Third Edition. Green and orange cloth binding with gilt lettering. Clean text; 174 pages, indexed, with an additional 32 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Has a fold-out map of Ireland. This is an ASSOCIATION COPY: both the dedication page and the rear panel bear the signatures of the Canadian geologist and explorer Henry Hind (1823-1908). There is a bit of rub and light fray to the corner, and a small stain on the front cover. Some minor foxing. No duswrapper; in an archival plastic protector. A nice copy of a delightful, and scarce, title. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Third Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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6 "Hi-Regan" (John Joseph Dunne) How and Where to Fish in Ireland. A Hand-Guide for Anglers
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1891 Fourth Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1891. (Pseudonym of John Joseph Dunne, b. 1837, wounded veteran of the Zulu War and later a prison warder.) A famous and classic treatise that went to some ten editions, although early copies are uncommon. This is a Very Good copy of the Fourth Edition. Green and orange cloth binding with gilt lettering. Clean text; 174 pages, indexed, with an additional 32 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Has a fold-out map of Ireland. The paste-downs are also adverts; a worthy book for these alone. This copy shows some slight edgewear and moderate soiling. This is a possible Association Copy. There is a contemporary signature of Frank Isherwood, dated 1892, on half-title. Quercus speculates that this may be the father of poet Christopher Isherwood; he was, after all, a country squire who probably did a lot of fishing! In an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Fourth Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 (Various Authors) Civil War Regiments. A Journal of the American Civil War (4 Volumes)
San Jose Regimental Studies 1990 0962810002 Limited/Numbered. Paperback Fine No Jacket Signed
San Jose: Regimental Studies, 1990. These are Fine copies (4) of the First Edition, innaugeral year, of this quarterly journal. This is a Limited Edition, issued to comemorate a conference.Tipped-in is a page that indicates a limitation of 250 copies; each volume has been signed on the limitation page by two different authors/historians. Softbound, in white wraps with black lettering. Clean texts: 87 pages, with 3 pages of adverts; 92 pages, with 4 pages of adverts; 101 pages, with 3 pages of adverts; and 99 pages, with 5 pages of adverts. Publishers materials are laid-in. Quercus will include a BONUS copy of the Journal (Volume Two, #3). Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Limited/Numbered.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 A.E. The National Being. Some Thoughts on an Irish Polity
New York Macmillan 1930 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: Macmillan, 1930. Pseudonym of George William Russell (1863-1919), a prominent member of the Irish Literary Revival, friend to Joyce and Yeats. "The National Being" is his major work on Irish nationalism, originally published just after the Easter Rising of 1916. This is a Near Fine copy of the First American Edition. Blue cloth binding is clean and bright, as is the gilt lettering on the front panel. Text is clean and fresh. The dustjacket is complete and unclipped; chips at the head and foot of the spine. In a plastic protector. All in all, a nice copy of an important work, very scarce in the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 A.E. The National Being
Dublin Maunsel 1916 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
Dublin: Maunsel, 1916. AE, the pseudonym of George William Russell (1863-1919), was a prominent member of the Irish Literary Revival. He was a poet and a friend to Joyce and Yeats. "The National Being" is his major work on Irish nationalism, published just after the Easter Uprising. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration. Spine has faded but lettering is still bright. Contemporary (1916) previous-owner name on FFEP. The endpapers are tanned and there is some foxing to the prelims. The front gutter is rather weak but intact. A scarce and important work. Presented in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 A.E. (George Russell) Collected Poems
London Macmillan & Company, Ltd. 1926 Second Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Signed
London: Macmillan & Company, Ltd., 1926. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the Second Edition (with the additions from 1919). Dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 373 pages, with Note; two pages of publisher's advertisements in the rear. This copy has been SIGNED by A.E. on the Title Page. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. Second Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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11 A.E. (George Russell) The Avatars. A Futurist Fantasy
London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1933 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. Known by his pseudonym "AE," George William Russell (1867-1935) was both an Irish nationalist and a pacifist, an infrequent Irish combination. "The Avatars" is a later and rather uncommon work of his, a sort of mystical socialist fantasy set in a future Ireland. It is dedicated to W.B. Yeats, with whom he shared a fascination with spirituality. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Dark blue cloth binding, ruled on the front cover, with gilt titling on the cover and spine. Clean text; vii, 188 pages, with a list of Russell's works available in the rear. Bookplate on front paste-down; signature on the FFEP. A very fresh copy, lacking the dustwrapper. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Abbott, Jacob Josephine
New York & London Harper & Brothers 1901 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. The prolific (some 180 books!) American author Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was noted for his children's books, but he delved into popular history such as this. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of a reprinted edition issued as part of "The Makers of History" series. Tan decorative cloth binding with a sword and wreath motif on the front cover, filled in brown and black. Clean text; 328 pages, very fresh and bright. A bit of foxing to the fore-edge; the spine slightly darkened and some of the lettering rubbed; else close to a Fine copy Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Reprint.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Abels, Jules The Parnell Tragedy
New York & London The Macmillan Company & Collier-Macmillan Ltd. 1966 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good (Plus) Very Good Plus 
New York & London: The Macmillan Company & Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 1966. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the First American Edition (stated First Printing). Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 408 pages, with Epilogue and Index. Illustrated with eleven photographs. Light sunfade along the top edge and a faint bump to the bottom front cover. The dustjacket has been clipped; shows some light edgewear and has a small closed tear on the rear panel. In an archival plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Ackroyd, Peter Shakespeare, The Biography
New York Nan Talese/Doubleday 2005 0385511396 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Signed
New York: Nan Talese/Doubleday, 2005. First American Edition (stated) . A Near Fine copy that has been SIGNED by the author on a plate tipped-in to the half-title page. Has some bumping to two corners; unread condition. Unclipped DJ is in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Adams, Alexander B. Sitting Bull. An Epic of the Plains
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1973 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1973. An excellent biography of a great Native American hero, somewhat uncommon these days. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Red paper boards with an orange cloth spine. Very mildly bumped. Clean text; 446 pages, indexed. Spine is faded, but gilt lettering is still bright. Lacking the dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Adams, Andy The Log of a Cowboy. A Narrative of the Old Trail Days
Boston & New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1903 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket E. Boyd Smith 
Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. This is the best-known novel by Andy Adams (1859-1935), a fictionalized account of a cattel drive from Texas to Montana in 1885; it is considered the most accurate portrayal in a crowd of inferior western fiction. This is a Very Good (minus) copy of the First Edition. Olive brown decorative cloth binding. Gilt lettering on the spine. The front cover design is that of a cattle drive. Clean text; 387 pages. Six black and white illustrations, including a frontis, are by E. Boyd Smith; also a map of the 1882 trail. Bumped and rubbed at the margins; both hinges cracked but holding. Page 341 has come loose and is laid into place with old cello tape. Also laid-in to page 328 is a second copy of the Page 138 plate, ("Meeting the Indians"). While this seems a solid copy, it is a bit loose in feel. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by E. Boyd Smith. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Adams, Gerry Cage Eleven
New York Sheridan Square Press 1993 1879823047 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine Signed
New York: Sheridan Square Press, 1993. As the spokesman for Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams (b. 1948) has been the face of the Irish republican movement, and now is a "respectable" politician; this is his memoir of his imprisonment by the British in Long Kesh Internment Camp. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition, rather scarce. Sage green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 146 pages, with a Glossary of Irish slang and a publisher's advert at the rear . This copy has been SIGNED by Adams in the year of publication on the Title Page. The dustjacket is unclipped; interestingly, the original sage green colour has "faded" to a brighter green on the spine. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Adams, Henry The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma
New York The Macmillan Company 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. The American historian Henry (Brooks) Adams (1838-1918), a presidential decendant, became a prominent "public intellectual." He was influenced by John Stuart Mill. The first trade edition of his autobiography, "The Education of Henry Adams" became a posthumous hit and has made it on to the Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction Books (as #1). This posthumous collection of essays has an introduction by his brother Brooks Adams. A Very Good copy of the First Edition, published one year after Henry's death. Dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; xv, 317 pages, indexed. The top is dusty, the front hinge is cracked but holding well. There is mottling on the rear cover, else it would have a better condition rating. The scarce dustjacket is present. It is complete, but tattered and rubbed along the margins; chips to the head and foot of the spine. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Adams, James Truslow Henry Adams
New York Albert & Charles Boni 1933 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1933. James Truslow Adams (1878-1949) was not related to the famous namesake political family he chronicled in two books. Although not an academic, he was well-regarded for his popular histories, and won a Pulitzer in 1929. A Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Dark brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean and bright text. Evidence of sticker removal on FFEP. No dustjacket. Size: 64mo - up to 3" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Addison, Joseph The Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, Of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq; In Three Volumes. With Some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author, By Mr. Tickell
London W. Strahan, J.F. And C. Rivington, Et.al. 1777 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good (Minus) No Jacket 
London: W. Strahan, J.F. And C. Rivington, Et.al., 1777. First published by Tonson in 1726; this is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a later edition. Volume One only of the original three. Full leather calf binding, with gilt decorations on the spine. Clean text; xlvi, 285 pages; frontis portrait od Addison. Rubbed at the margins. Boards have split; the rear is holding, but the front is close to detached. Please note the condition issue. Quercus must offer this as a Binding Copy, in need of repair or restoration. The pages are very bright and clear. This would be a good candidate for a nice rebind.. Later Printing. Full-Leather. Very Good (Minus)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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21 Aeschylus The Oresteia. A New Translation By Ted Hughes
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1999 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1999. A consciously-done "acting version" translation done by the poet in the last year of his life. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated). Light gray paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine. 197 pages; fresh and clean text. The dustjacket is Fine, unclipped; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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22 Aesychylus The Suppliants. Translated By Peter Burian
New Jersey Princeton University 1991 0691068674 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New Jersey: Princeton University, 1991. Par of the "Lockeret Library of Poetry in Translation." This is a Fine copy of the First Edition. White cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. 60 pages (with notes); clean and fresh. The dustjacket is also Fine; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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23 Agnon, S.Y. Two Tales By S.Y. Agnon. Betrothed & Edo and Enam
New York Schoken Books 1966 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good 
New York: Schoken Books, 1966. (Shmuel Yosef) Agnon won the Nobel Prize in 1966. These Tales translated from the Hebrew by Walter Lever. Black cloth binding in Very Good condition; gilt lettering is bright. The DJ is clipped and shows a bit of wear at edges, particularly on spine; some creasing on rear panel. Still, presentable. In archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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24 Agnon, S.Y. The Bridal Canopy
New York Literary Guild 1937 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Literary Guild, 1937. Originally written in Yiddish, this is the first edition in English, Translation by Israel Meir Lask. S(hmuel) Y(osef) Agnon (1888-1970) won the Nobel Prize in 1966. A Near Fine copy. Published by Doubleday Doran with simultaneous Literary Guild edition from the same plates. Unclipped DJ has the Literary Guild name; shows light wear with some creasing at the edges. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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25 Alcott, Louisa M. Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Boys, Etc.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1872 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Green cloth binding, ruled on the covers, with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 215 pages, no publisher adverts in the rear but two illustrated ones in the front. This copy is bumped and rubbed at the margins, particularly so at the foot and crown of the spine. Both front and rear gutters have cracked, although they are holding. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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26 Alcott, Louisa M. Rose in Bloom. A Sequel to "Eight Cousins."
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1906 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1906. Originally published in 1876. This is a Very Good copy of a Reprint Edition, from after Little, Brown took over from Roberts Brothers (copyright now 1904). Green cloth binding, stamped and filled in black on the front cover; the spine has decorations and lettering in black and gilt. Clean text; 375 pages, with 2 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Illustrated. Corners are bumped; previous-owner stamp on the FFEP. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Reprint.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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27 Alcott, Louisa M. Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Boys, Etc.
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1906 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1906. Originally published in 1872. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a Reprint Edition from after Little, Brown took over from Roberts as the publisher (copyright now from 1899). Red decorative cloth binding - the blindstamping taken from earlier illustrations of Alcott's works. Gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 215 pages, very bright and fresh, with two pages of publisher adverts in the rear. Previous-owner stamp on the FFEP. The corners are mildly bumped; there is an area of light discoloration on the bottom of the front cover, indicating presence of water at some time; the front cover has sustained a bump that has resulted in a closed tear. While a sound reading copy, obviously not a copy for the advanced collector. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Reprint.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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28 Alcott, Louisa M. Moods
Boston Loring, Publisher 1864 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1864. Alcott (1832-1888) was impoverished, but not intellectually, and received her education from the leading transcendental lights of the day. She was an Abolitionist and a Feminist who served as a nurse in the Civil War. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition (it was revised and reissued in 1882). An uncommon title. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Clean text; 297 pages; double frontis drawings with tissue guard. Mild rubbing at the margins, with a bit of fray on the foot of the spine. A sound copy, and not common, but is a bit cocked. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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29 Alcott, Louisa M. Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
Boston Roberts Brothers 1871 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. "Little Men" is the second volume in Alcott's Little Women Trilogy, following the first by three years. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Not common in collectable condition. Green cloth binding, ruled on the front cover, with a circled title in gilt; gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 376 pages, with four pages of publisher's adverts in the front (includes the ad for Harriet Stowe's book that is "Nearly Ready," indicating the first printing). Black and white illustrations. Mildly cocked, with bumped corners, and a crease at the top of the front cover; the spine is rubbed at crown and foot. A solid, if not pristine, copy of her second most-famous book. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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30 Alcott, Louisa May Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. Shawl-Straps (Vol II)
Boston Roberts Brothers 1872 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. Alcott (1832-1888) was impoverished, but not intellectually, and received her education from the leading transcendental lights of the day. She was an Abolitionist and a Feminist, and a rather wonderful writer. This is a Very Good copy of the second volume in her series of short-stories for children that eventually reached six. Copper-colored cloth binding, ruled; Gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 226 pages, with six pages of adverts in the rear. Two frontis illustrations. Laid-in is a contemporary (1888) religious card. This copy is bumped, and has a lean; there is a 1" spot on the front cover and at the foot of the spine, which has a crease. Not a volume for the advanced collector; still, a basically sound copy of an uncommon title. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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31 Alcott, Louisa May Kitty's Class-Day. Aunt Kipp. Psyche's Art
Boston Loring, Publisher 1868 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Augustus Hoppin 
Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1868. Alcott (1832-1888) was impoverished, but not intellectually, and received her education from the leading transcendental lights of the day. She was an Abolitionist and a Feminist, and a rather wonderful writer. This is a collection of three "proverb stories," a Very Good copy of the First Edition. The proverbs are "A stitch in time, saves time; Children and Fools speak the truth; and Handsome is, that handsome does." Uncommon. Green decorative cloth binding, stamped in black and gilt. Clean text; 148 pages; unfoxed, bright and readable now. This is an attractive small book, but with certain condition issues: there is a stain on the rear cover(which looks worse than it is in a scan!); the head of the spine looks to have had a tear that has been reglued; there is some rubbing that thins the cloth in several places. There is a very faint previous-owner signature on an endpaper ( which Quercus believes to be dated Christmas 1881). Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Augustus Hoppin. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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32 Aldington, Richard Lawrence of Arabia. A Biographical Enquiry
London Collins 1955 First UK Edition. Fine No Jacket 
London: Collins, 1955. Aldington's "enquiry" into T.E. Lawrence, found a few chinks in the Lowell Thomas mythmaking. Certainly not the last word on the ever-fascinating Lawrence, but interesting on its own take. This is a Fine copy of the First English Edition (no additional printings). Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Very bright, very clean, despite lacking the dustwrapper. Clean text; 448 pages, indexed, with illustrations.. First UK Edition.. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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33 Aleichem, Sholom The Adventures of Menahem-Mendl
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Translation from the original Yiddish by Tamara Kahana. A very nice copy; blue cloth binding with gilt stamping still bright. Unclipped DJ has a bookstore sticker on rear panel and a closed tear on the front; the spine is beginning to tan. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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34 Aleichem, Sholom Inside Kasrilevke
New York Shocken 1965 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Ben Shahn 
New York: Shocken, 1965. Pseudonym for Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich (1859-1916), the "Jewish Mark Twain." Translation from the original Yiddish by Isidore Goldstick. First Edition Thus. Originally published by Shocken in 1948, this is the reissue containing 30 drawings by Ben Shahn (1898-1969), often mis-characterized as a "social realist" artist due to the notoriety surrounding his political illustrations of the Sacco-Vanzetti trial. A Near Fine copy. Light green cloth binding with dark brown lettering. The text is fresh and bright. Bumped corners, else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped, with chipping and a closed tear on the spine. In an archival plastic protector. Popular in its time, this is a surprisingly uncommon book today. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Ben Shahn. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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35 Aleshkovsky, Yuz The Hand
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1990 0374167702 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1990. Russian author. Introduction by Joseph Brodsky. In plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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36 Alexander, Roy The Cruise of the Raider "Wolf"
New Haven Yale University Press 1939 Later Printing. Hardcover Fine Very Good 
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1939. A fascinating bit of World War One naval history, written by a participant. This is a Fine copy of a Later Printing (the 5th). Black cloth binding with white lettering on the spine. Clean text;270 pages, very bright and fresh. Maps as endpapers. The dustjacket is a striking design by Willis Birchman; it has been price-clipped and has some wrinkling around the edges. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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37 Alexander, William LL.D. Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk
Edinburgh David Douglas 1894 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1894. This tale of Aberdeenshire, written largely in Scots dialect, was first published serially, in 1871. Immediately popular, it was republished many times. This is a Very Good copy of a Later Printing (the Eleventh Edition), which is a reprint of the Eighth Edition of 1884. Decorative paper-covered boards, with a green leather spine. Clean text; 285 pages, with glossary, and three pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Slightly cocked, and rubbed at the margins; the rear gutter is cracked, but holding. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Later Printing.. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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38 Alexander, William LL.D. Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk
Edinburgh Douglas & Foulis 1948 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket Signed
Edinburgh: Douglas & Foulis, 1948. William Alexander (1826-1894) published his classic memoir of life in Aberdeenshire serially in 1869-70; a perenial favorite, it has been republished many times. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the Twenty-Second Edition, from 1948. A very attractive small volume, with a decorative green cloth binding and gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. Clean text; xxix, 285 pages; with a Glossary. Introduction and Appreciation by Alexander Mackie; 12 illustartions, including a frontis portrait, by Sir George Reid. Hints of rubbing at the tips, very slightly splayed, some light pencil underlining. Signed by Author. Reprint Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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39 Alexie, Sherman The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
New York Atlantic Monthly 1993 0871135485 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1993. One of the best of the younger Native American writers, Alexie also did the wonderful film "Smoke Signals." Fine. Unclipped DJ is Near Fine (sun fade to spine). Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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40 Alexie, Sherman The Toughest Indian in the World
New York Atlantic Monthly 2000 0871138018 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2000. More short stories from one of the finest young Native American writers (director of the film "Smoke Signals'). DJ has some slight wrinkling on front flap; inside spine shows evidence of sticker removal (not visible). New Yorker Selection sticker. In plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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41 Alexie, Sherman Ten Little Indians
New York Grove Press 2003 0802117449 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Grove Press, 2003. Stories by the fine Native American author/filmaker. Fine in unclipped DJ. In archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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42 Alexie, Sherman Indian Killer
New York Atlantic Monthly 1996 087113652X First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine Signed
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1996. A very dark novel by one of the finest of current Native American writers, this copy SIGNED by Alexie on Title Page. Fine in a Near Fine DJ that has just a small bit of shelf wrinkling at its edges. In archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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43 Alexie, Sherman The Toughest Indian in the World
New York Atlantic Monthly 2000 0871138018 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2000. Stories by the highly-regarded Native American author and film director. Fine copy in unclipped DJ. INSCRIBED by Alexie on Title Page. Archival cover. Size: 64mo - up to 3" tall. Inscribed By Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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44 Alger, Horatio Jr. Ben the Luggage Boy; Or, Among the Wharves
Boston Loring, Publisher 1870 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1870. Although Horatio Alger (1832-1899) attempted adult fiction, he was more comfortable with "Boy's Books. "The Luggage Boy" is the fifth volume in Alger's "Ragged Dick" Series, which began in 1867 and was his first real success. Alger eventually published something like 100 novels, generally following the same format. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Green cloth binding with extensive blindstamping; title on spine is gilt, along with an image of Dick himself at the foot. Clean text; 290 pages. Frontis illustration opposite a list of his "Successful Juvenile Works," some still in preparation; this indicates to Quercus that this is probably a Later Printing. Rubbed at the margins (most at head and foot of spine), somewhat cocked. Two period name stamps on the front endpapers. A sound copy, but not for the advanced collector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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45 Alger, Horatio Jr. Rufus and Rose; or, The Fortunes of Rough and Ready
Boston Loring, Publisher 1870 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1870. Although Horatio Alger (1832-1899) attempted adult fiction, he was more comfortable with "Boy's Books. "Ruus and Rose"is the sixth, and last, title in Alger's "Ragged Dick" Series, which began in 1867 and was his first real success. Alger eventually published something like 100 novels, generally following the same format; the story lines are pretty-much interchangeable. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Embossed green cloth binding with gilt on the spine (the design has a figure of Dick at its foot). Clean text; 292 pages. Alger ends the book with a plug for his next forthcoming series. Two contemporary owner stamps on the front endpapers. Rubbed at the margins, slightly cocked; small tear at the head of the spine. A generally sound copy of Alger's work, but not for the advanced collector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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46 Altgeld, John P. Live Questions: Including Our Penal Machinery and Its Victims
Chicago Donohue & Henneberry 1890 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, 1890. John (Peter) Altgeld (1847-1902), as Governor of Illinois, was a leader of the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party. As such, he was an influential reformer, dedicated to child labor laws and fair treatment for unionists. He might have been President, save for his birth in Germany. He died young, a result of his Civil War service. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition of some of his essays. Dark green cloth binding, with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 320 pages. Rubbed at the margins (to a bit of a fray at the foot of the spine. Withal, a solid copy dealing with questions that remain live today. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
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47 Amado, Jorge Home is the Sailor
New York Knopf 1964 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: Knopf, 1964. Light bumping, else fine copy - dark blue cloth & gold embossing still very bright. Minor nics & tiny chips to the very attractive and unclipped DJ. In plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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48 Ambler, Eric The Care of Time
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1981 0374118973 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1981. Ambler, the "inventor of modern spy fiction," returns to the Middle East in this thriller. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated First Printing). Blue boards with violet cloth spine with silver lettering. Clean and fresh text. It has been SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the FFEP. The dustjacket is unclipped, also Fine; in a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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49 Ambler, Eric The Schirmer Inheritance
New York Knopf 1953 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Knopf, 1953. Ambler still remains one of the three greatest spy novelists of the 20th Century. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition. Decorative yellow binding. Dustjacket design by Jean Carlu; it is unclipped, still bright, only the tiniest hint of edgewear. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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50 Ambler, Eric State of Siege
New York Knopf 1956 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Knopf, 1956. In this great thriller, Ambler leaves Europe and the Levant for Southeast Asia. This if a Fine copy of the First American Edition. Blue boards with black cloth spine, gilt lettering. Clean and fresh text. The dustjacket design is by Jean Carlu. It is unclipped, with just a hint of wear at the margins. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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51 Ambler, Eric Dirty Story
New York Atheneum 1967 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Atheneum, 1967. Another great thriller from the Master, a continuation of "The Light of Day." This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated). The dustjacket is unclipped, in Near Fine condition, with just hints of wear at the edges. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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52 Ambler, Eric Doctor Frigo
New York Atheneum 1974 0689106092 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: Atheneum, 1974. A masterful tale of intrigue. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Clean and fresh text. Blue-gray and yellow cloth binding with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of sun at foot, small mark on FFEP, a tiny spot on the front board, else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped, shows a bit of wrinkling on spine and ends of flaps. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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53 Ambler, Eric The Siege of the Villa Lipp
New York Random House 1977 0394499824 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Random House, 1977. Mediterranean intrigue by the Master. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition (stated); previous-owner inscriptionon FFEP, else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped. Minor hints of edgewear, two small closed tears, else Fine. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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54 Ambler, Eric Send No More Roses
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1977 0297772775 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1977. Mediterranean intrigue by the Master. Published in America as "The Seige of the Villa Lipp." This is a Very Good Plus to Near Fine copy of the First English Edition. Light green cloth binding; clean and fresh text; the spine & edges have a bit of fade, else Fine. A few closed small tears on the edges. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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55 Ambler, Eric The Intercom Conspiracy
New York Atheneum 1969 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Atheneum, 1969. Swiss intrigue by the Master. This is a Near Fine copy of the First American Edition. Bright orange and red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Clean and fresh text with the exception of some spotting to the fore-edge (looks like tea). The dustjacket is unclipped, still bright; some minor edgewear/chipping to foot and head of the spine. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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56 Ambler, Eric The Levanter
New York Atheneum 1972 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Near Fine 
New York: Atheneum, 1972. Middle Eastern intrigue by the Master, winner of the Gold Dagger Award. This is a Very Good Plus copy of the First American Edition (stated). Green and beige cloth binding with gilt and silver lettering; clean and fresh text; previous-owner signature on the front paste-down; some tanning on the top edges. The dustjacket has been clipped; just a tiny bit of wear at the tips. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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57 Ambler, Eric Dirty Story. A further account of the Life and Adventures of Arthur Abdel Simpson
London, Sydney, & Toronto The Bodley Head 1967 First UK Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Plus 
London, Sydney, & Toronto: The Bodley Head, 1967. The sequel to "The Light of Day" (filmed as "Topkapi"). A Fine copy of the First English Edition. Brown cloth binding with gilt lettering. The dustwrapper has been clipped; it has a tiny bit of edgewear, a closed tear, and some small chips. Still, Very Good Plus, in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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58 Ambler, Eric The Intercom Conspiracy
New York Atheneum 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Atheneum, 1969. A Fine copy of the First American Edition (which precedes the English). Orange and ochre cloth binding with lettering in gilt and silver. Clean and fresh text. The red dustjacket is unclipped, and is still bright. Tiniest bit of edgewear at the tips, and a tiny closed tear on the front panel. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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59 Ambler, Eric The Care of Time
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1981 0374118973 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1981. A Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Blue boards with purple cloth spine with silver lettering. Tiny bit of sun evident at topedge and a small wrinkle top of rear panel (perhaps publisher error), else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped, has a bit of wrinkling at the edges, small closed tear on rear panel. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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60 Ambler, Eric A Coffin for Dimitrios
New York Pocketbooks 1943 Second Printing. Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Pocketbooks, 1943. A wartime edition of one of Ambler's most famous novels of intrigue - "a dangerous pursuit of a dead man." This is the Second Printing of the first Pocketbooks edition, in Near Fine condition. The text is bright and supple, with no yellowing; the cover colors are bright, just a little rubbing to the spine, which is slightly splayed. A treat for the Ambler completist! Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Second Printing.. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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61 Ambler, Eric The Night Comers
London Heinemann 1956 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
London: Heinemann, 1956. Intrigue by the great master. This is a Near Fine copy of the First English Edition, published later in America as "State of Siege." Bright orange cloth binding with gilt lettering. Endpapers lightly foxed, (as typical of English printing) with a small previous-owner name on FFEP, else Fine. Clean and bright text. Wrapper design by Judith Bledsoe. The dustwrapper is unclipped and still bright, with only bit of wear evident at the edges and tips. The inside edges are tanned, and there is a cello tape repair to the inside spine. All in all, a nice copy of this great modern work. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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62 Ambler, Eric Passage of Arms
London Heinemann 1959 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
London: Heinemann, 1959. "Ambler at his splendid best" - gun-running intrigue with authenticity, tension, and humour. This is a Fine copy of the First English Edition (which preceded the American). Black cloth dustwrapper with gilt lettering on the spine. The colorful dustwrapper is unclipped, shows light wear at the top margins. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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63 Ambler, Eric Cause For Alarm
New York Knopf 1940 Later Printing. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: Knopf, 1940. Ambler's second book of intrigue.This is a Near Fine copy of a Later Printing (1940) of the First Edition. Black cloth binding with blindstamped design on front cover and green lettering on the spine; Clean text; green topstain a bit faded; small spot indicating sticker-removal on rear paste-down. Laid-in is an old bookseller's receipt (there has been an increase).The dramatic cover (one of the most famous in Modern Literature) by Florian is bright and fresh, showing some edgewear with tiny chip[s and closed tears. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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64 Ambler, Eric The Ability to Kill and Other Pieces
London The Bodley Head 1963 First UK Edition. Hardcover Fine Good Plus 
London: The Bodley Head, 1963. An anthology of true crime essays by one of the great twentieth-century masters of intrigue. This is a Fine copy of the Second issue of the First Edition, lacking one chapter that was removed due to concerns that it was actionable as libel (an important consideration under English law). Bright red cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Fresh and clean text; 222 pages. The striking dustwrapper design features a drawing by Don Higgins. The wrapper has been clipped, else Fine. In a protective plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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65 Ambler, Eric Here Lies. An Autobiography
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1985 0297785885 First UK Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1985. Autobiography of one of the acknowledged masters of intrigue and suspense. This is a Fine copy of the First English Edition. Blue cloth binding with silver lettering; clean and fresh text. It is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Title Page. The dustwrapper is unclipped and Fine; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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66 Ambler, Eric Journey Into Fear
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2000 Reprint. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. This is a Fine copy of the modern reprint edition of Ambler's famous spy novel, originally published in 1940. There is no publication date, but Quercus believes these reprints came out in 2000. Blue-gray paper-covered boards with a blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Clean text; 275 pages. Fine dustjacket; in a protective plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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67 Ambler, Eric The Care of Time
London Weidenfeld and Nicholson 1981 0297776959 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1981. A late novel by one of the true masters of intrigue that anticipates a world yet to come. This is a Near Fine copy of the First English Edition. Dark green cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine.Clean text; 250 pages. A few light spots on the pages edges, else a Fine copy. The dustwrapper Very Good (Plus). Unclipped, it shows a bit of minor edgewear and some sun-darkening at the margins. In an archival plastic protector.. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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68 American Unitarian Association Tracts of the American Unitarian Association. First Series-Vol.I. Containing Numbers 1 to 12
Boston Bowles and Dearborn 1827 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1827. An anthology containing twelve doctrinal phamplets (actually eleven and an index) issued in various years by the American Unitarian Association. Although the Title Page gives the publication date as 1827, the chapters have different publishers and dates, from when they were origially printed. The latest one is 1837; Quercus therefore believes this to be the actual date of publication. This is a Very Good copy, really in quite nice condition. Marbled paper-covered boards with leather tips and spine; rules, with gilt lettering on the spine. Mildly rubbed and bumped. The text is clean and bright, quite superior to the norm. Each chapter has its own pagination but volume total is 334 pages. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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69 Amis, Kingsley I Want It Now
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1969 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969. The English curmudgeon's seventh novel, a typically witty romp. First American Edition (stated). Red cloth binding with blue and silver lettering is bright and fresh. DJ is unclipped; two small closed tears and a bit of a wrinkle on rear panel, else Fine. Jacket design is by Lawrence Ratzkin. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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70 Amis, Kingsley The Anti-Death League
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1966 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966. An espionage novel with Kingsley's signature wit. One of his major works, a Burgess 99 selection. First American Edition (stated). Green cloth binding is bright & clean. There is a marked-out price on FFEP, else VG+ to Near Fine. Unclipped DJ (design by Ellen Raskin) shows some edgewear, has a closed tear at the bottom of the front panel. In a plastic protective cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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71 Amis, Kingsley Girl, 20
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1972 0151356904 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972. Witty, sardonic commentary on the May-December sort of artistic romance by the great English curmudgeon. Near Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated). Bright and clean text, lightest of corner bumps, else Fine. Unclipped DJ has some light edgewear, small chip at head of the spine, else Fine. In a protective plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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72 Amis, Martin Night Train
New York Harmony 1998 0609601288 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Harmony, 1998. A very literate mystery by the acclaimed English author. As New condition. Unclipped DJ has only slightest of shelf-rubbing. In plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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73 An American Lady (Ann Hasseltine Judson) Sketches of the Lives of Distinguished Females, Written for Girls, With a View to Their Mental and Moral Improvemant.
New York J. & J. Harper 1833 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. Ann Hasseltine Judson (1789-1826) is acknowledged as the first American female overseas missionary; she also translated several books of the Bible into Burmese and Thai. This is a Very Good Plus copy of the First Edition, Number Fifteen of the "Boys and Girls Library." A very sweet little book. Dark brown pebbled cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Frontis portrait of Ann Judson. Clean text; 227 pages (6 pages in the front describing the series). Text is bright and with only scattered foxing and some light floodmarks. There are some pressed leaf designs on the endpapers (charming!), and a page of juvenalia in the rear. Mildly bumped, and with some chipping on the rear cover; really much better condition than usually seen in the cloth books of this period. She was famous in her time, but her works are scarce today. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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74 Andahazi, Federico The Anatomist
New York Doubleday 1998 0385491328 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Doubleday, 1998. Historical novel of the Renaissance, translated from the Italian. Fine in Fine DJ. In plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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75 Anderson, Isabel The Spell of Japan
Boston The Page Company Publishers 1916 Second Printing. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
Boston: The Page Company Publishers, 1916. Here is an early Twentieth Century travel book, part of the "Spell Series" on various countries. This is a Near Fine copy of the Second Printing, presented in a beautiful, highly decorative binding with a Japanese scence in blue, two shades of green, and blue.on the cover. The scene repeats on the spine. Clean text; 396 pages, indexed. The top edge is gilt, others rough-cut. Just hints of rub at the margins, else a Fine copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Second Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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76 Anonymous Living Sober
New York Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 1975 First Edition. Paperback Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 1975. First paperbound printing of the AA classic, in Near Fine condition. Softbound, with covers in tan, yellow, and black. Clean and fresh text; 87 pages. This copy is the best we have ever seen - perhaps some light sun on the spine, else Fine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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77 Anonymous Souvenir of the Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff
London, Edinburgh, & New York T. Nelson and Sons 1892 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket 
London, Edinburgh, & New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1892. The Lakes of Killarney, Ireland, have been a popular tourist spot for several centuries. This is a lovely souvenir book with 12 pages of coloured chromolithographic views of the region. Includes a list of local hotels (who presumably would offer the book for sale). Uncommon. 47 pages of clean text (printed in sepia), with other line illustrations and a map at the rear. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the First Edition. Blue cloth binding with attractive illustrated boards in black and gilt. Minor wear around the margins. Contemporary (by style) gift inscription on the FFEP. No dustwrapper, as issued. . First Edition.. Pictorial Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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78 Anonymous Came to Believe. The Spiritual Adventure of A.A> as Experienced By Individual Members
New York Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 1973 Second Printing. Paperback Fine No Jacket 
New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 1973. A compilation of exerpts from "The Grapevine." This is a Fine copy of the Second Printing of the First Edition. Softcover, with pictorial covers representing the space above a cloudbank. Absolutely clean and fresh text. The unusual lack of wear gives Quercus some pause - was it unread, or did it only take one glance? A very collectable copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Second Printing.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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79 Anonymous Irish Wit and Humor, Anecdote Biography of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell
New York J.A. McGee 1872 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
New York: J.A. McGee, 1872. This is a cute little anthology culled from the works of several famous Irish orators; a Very Good (minus) copy of the First Edition. Decorative cloth binding, blindstamped and filled with gilt and black. Green, and featuring the shamrock, of course. Clean and bright text, quite readable if a bit stiff to turn; 239 pages. Rubbing and bumping to the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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80 Anonymous The Secret History of Betty Ireland
London S. Lee 1888 First Thus. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
London: S. Lee, 1888. An erotic tale of a girl gone wrong that is often compared to Cleland's "Fanny Hill," and others of the picaresque genre, such as "Moll Flanders" or "Tom Jones." Very mild in its eroticism, relying on circumlocation rather than its opposite. Quite scarce; almost all copies are institutionally held in the UK, and Quercus could venture that this Victorian reissue is more rare than the 18th-century editions. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy. Full vellum binding with gilt-filled ruling and decorations on the front cover. The text is clean and fresh; 58 pages. The covers have a slight splay; typical surface dirt seen on vellum bindings. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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81 Anonymous The Mysteries of Ireland, Giving a Graphic and Faithful Account of Irish Secret Societies, & Their Plots, From the Rebellion of 1798 to the Year 1883, with Sketches of the Lives of the Leaders, Their Last Speeches Before Condemnation.
London Milner & Company 1884 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
London: Milner & Company, 1884. This is an interesting anonymous anti-Irish screed apparently issued in response to the Phoenix Park murders, ".deeds of unparalleled cruelty to man and unoffending beast.the most bloodthirsty of any on record in any nation on the face of the earth." Perhaps a bit of hyperbole, that. Copies held at major libraries of the British Isles, but uncommon in the Trade. No publication date, but generally recognized by bibliographers as 1884. A Very Good (Minus) copy. Deep red ribbed decorative cloth, with the title in gilt on the front cover and spine. Clean text - a small text in double columns; 304 pages. The corners are bumped and the spine is a bit faded. Unfortunately, both gutters have split, leaving it weak, and the FFEP is loose but present. There is a half-inch tear on the top of the Title Page. Please note the condition issues; Quercus must offer this as a Binding Copy, in need of repair or restoration. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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82 Anonymous Tales of the R.I.C.
Edinburgh & London William Blackwood and Sons 1921 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1921. Published anonymously, these stories from the West of Ireland have long been considered an apologia by the Royal Irish Constabulary in the propaganda war that accompanied the Irish Revolution. An important source, and rather scarce, that originally appeared as a series in "Blackwood's Magazine." The author has now been identified as Major Aubrey Waithman Long, Governor of Belfast Prison at the time. This is a Very Good copy of the Second Impression of the First Edition (there were at least six printings). Light green cloth binding with the title and three shamrocks on the front cover; lettering is gilt on the spine. Clean text; 314 pages. Light wear and rubbing to the edges and mildly bumped. The FFEP has been removed, and there is a previous-owner signature on the half-title page. A sound copy of an important historical source. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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83 Anonymous Pratt's Road Atlas of Scotland and Ireland for Motorists
London Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd. 1915 Later Printing. Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
London: Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., 1915. Initially published in 1905, this is a delighful and Fine copy of the "Revised Edition," a grand curio of early motoring life in the British Isles. Decorative green cloth binding, blindstamped and filled with black and gilt; one of Pratt's oil cans decorates the rear cover; purveyor coats-of-arms on the front. The maps and charts are printed in beautiful, bright color. There is a contemporary (1923) inscription in Irish on the FFEP by a previous-owner in Dublin. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Later Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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84 Anonymous Three Courses and a Desert; Comprising Three Sets of Tales, West Country, Irish, and Legal; and a Melange
London Henry G. Bohn 1852 First Thus. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. Published anonymously, this series of sketches are the work of William Clarke (1800-1838), and was originally published in 1830. It was reprinted many times; despite its popularity, it is rather uncommon. Quercus believes this might be the first printing of "Bohn's Illustrated Library," with fifty illustrations by the famed George Cruikshank (1792-1878). Clean text; 432 pages, There are 7 pages of publisher adverts found in both the front and the rear, starting at the paste-downs, a rather unusual publisher practice. Decoratively stamped cloth binding; bumped, with rubbing at head and foot of spine. Very little of the original green colour remains; it has turned to brown on the spine, where the gilt lettering remains very bright. several lighter areas from spots on both front and back. The front gutter has split and has detached itself. Please note the condition issue. Quercus must offer this as a Binding Copy, in need of repairs or restoration.. First Thus.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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85 Anonymous The Mother's Guide in Physical Education; or Prevention Better Than Cure
Greenfield Merriam & Mirick 1846 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
Greenfield: Merriam & Mirick, 1846. Here is a lovely small volume dedicated to the health of the child, which seems to be quite "modern" in its attitudes on diet and exercise for a mid-nineteenth century volume. Published anonymously, and very scarce (no copies WorldCat or LoC). Very Good (Plus) condition. Dark brown cloth binding with decorative blindstamping. Bright gilt lettering on the front cover. Clean text; 84 pages. The text is especially bright and clear, with spotting confined to the endpapers. The corners are mildly bumped and there is a small area of bubbling on the front cover. An attractive volume. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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86 Anonymous Decorum. A Practical Treatise on Manners and Dress of the Best American Society
New York, Boston, Cincinnati, and Atlanta Union Publishing House 1880 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York, Boston, Cincinnati, and Atlanta: Union Publishing House, 1880. First published in 1877, and "Sold Only by Subscription." This is a Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of a Later Printing. Not common. Blue cloth decorative binding, ruled in black. The front cover features a color tipped-in lithograph of a demure maiden, one who has, no doubt, read the book and taken it to heart. Clean text; 352 pages, with eight pages of publisher's adverts in the rear, along with an offer of employment as a publisher's agent. Included are topics such as removing stains. A charming book, and a great example of Victorian concern with propriety and manners. What's not to like? Some very mild bumping and a hint of rubbing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 
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87 Anonymous The New Biblical Atlas and Scripture Gazetteer. With Descriptive Notices of the Tabernacle and the Temple
New York, Boston, Rochester, Louisville, St. Louis American Sunday-School Union 1855 First Edition. Paperback Very Good No Jacket 
New York, Boston, Rochester, Louisville, St. Louis: American Sunday-School Union, 1855. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Softcover, with stiff paper boards with a brown cloth spine; less common than the hardbound version. Clean text; 96 pages; generally clean, bright, and supple. Maps and diagrams, some hand-colored: the Temples of Solomon and Herod, the form of the Camp of the Tabernacle, plans of Jerusalem, the acts of the Apostles, fold-out maps of the countries mentioned in the Bible and a physical map of Palestine (then also known as Syria), others. The rear cover lists the many publications available from the publisher to aid teachers. There is no publication date; however, this volume builds upon an edition first published in 1840, and bibliographers seem to agree on 1855 as the date. There are previous-owner signatures on the front cover and the FFEP. Minor edgewear and a bump that has resulted in a crease to the front cover. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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88 Anonymous The Young Man's Book of Classical Letters Consisting of Epistolary Selections; Designed to Improve Young Ladies and Gentlemen in the Art of Letter Writing, and in Tose Principles Which are Neccessary for Respectability and Success in Life
New York Leavitt & Allen 1854 Second Edition. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1854. Written anonymously, but part of a series that also included "The Young Man's Own Book," here is a small volume of instruction that Quercus notes as possibly much needed today: the art of letter-writing taught by examples. This is a Near Fine copy of the Second Edition (although with much added material). Uncommon. Black cloth binding, heavily blindstamped on the covers with the image of a Muse (with lyre);bright gilt titling and floral decoration on the spine. Clean text; 320 pages. Mildly bumped, else a Fine copy. Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Second Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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89 Anonymous Ireland in Pictures. A Grand Collection of Over 400 Magnificent Photographs of the Beauties of the Green Isle. Comprising Views of the Most Famous Buildings, Historic Places, Romantic Scenery, Venerable Ruins, Rich Art Treasures, Etc., Etc.
Chicago J.S. Hyland & Co. 1916 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
Chicago: J.S. Hyland & Co., 1916. This beautiful book of 19th-century photographs was first issued in 1898, what could be termed an Edwardian "coffee table book" that weighs almost seven pounds; size 11"x13-1/4". This is a later printing, which has incorporated new material - photos and commentary of the fighting and destruction of the Irish revolution, including the Black and Tans, the burning of Cork City and such. The added commentary is quite solidly pro-Ireland! While the earlier editions are not rare, this one is quite uncommon. A Near Fine copy in a green decorative cloth binding; heavilly stamped with Celtic designs and gilt representations of the arms of Ireland's traditional four provinces. Beveled edges; the design carries over to the spine. Clean text; 405 pages. Extremely minor wear; front hinge is sarting to crack but holds nicely.. First Thus. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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90 Anonymous Good Manners. Metropolitan Series
New York The Butterick Publishing Company, [Limited] 1888 First Edition Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket 
New York: The Butterick Publishing Company, [Limited], 1888. Published anonymously, this is the perfect Victorian handbook to improve your social skills. Very Good (Plus) copy of the First Edition. Dark brown cloth binding, with gilt titling on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 384 pages. Bumped, with light wear at the head and foot of the spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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91 Anonymous ("A Member of the New York Bar") Memoirs and Select Speeches of the Hon. Richard Lalor Sheil and the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran
New York J.A. McGee 1872 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: J.A. McGee, 1872. Edited anonymously by "A Member of the New York Bar," records the celebrated wit and oratory of Sheil (1791-1851) and Curran (1750-1817), popular and famed Irish nationalists. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Scarce. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering, still very bright. Minor bumping and a small discoloration midway on thew front panel. Penciled previous-owner name (dated 1890) on FFEP, hardly visible on the brown endpapers. Text is fresh, bright, and still supple. There is a small numbrered label on the foot of the spine; possibly a library number, but the book has no other library markings. No dustjacket; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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92 Anonymous ("By Several Hands") A Collection of Poems, Consisting of Valuable Pieces, Not Inserted in Mr. Dodsley's Collection, Or Published Since. With Several Originals, By Eminent Writers (Four Volumes)
London G. Pearch 1775 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Signed
London: G. Pearch, 1775. Here is a stunning, exceptional, and rare set of collected poetry in a fine binding from the late 18th Century. This is an expansion of the collection published by Robert Dodsley (1703-1764) in 1758. (Or, perhaps Pearch is just piggy-backing on Dodsley's popularity; he published a two-volume edition in 1768 and expanded it here seven years later.) Quite rare; Quercus has found only the British Library holding copies. These are bound in lovely smooth calf, tooled and banded on the spines, filled with gilt. Red spine label ("Pearch's Collection"). These are ASSOCIATION COPIES. Blindstamped with the Coat of Arms of Trinity College Dublin on the front covers. In addition, there is a Printed and Signed label affixed to the front paste-downs indicating the books were awarded as a prize by Trinity in 1777. Clean texts, with bright laid paper and marbled endpapers. 317, 316, 324, and 316 pages, all indexed in the rear. Volume Four includes an errata page and 2 pages of publisher's adverts. Minor splits at the spines, holding nicely. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Full-Leather. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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93 Anonymous ("Junius") The Letters of Junius, From the Latest London Edition, With Fac-similies of Attributed Authors. Stat Nominus Umbra
New York R. Worthington 1880 First Thus. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: R. Worthington, 1880. This famous anonymous attack on King George III was first published 1769-1772 as a series of letters in "The Public Advertiser," whose publisher was brought up on charges of seditious libel. The author is still unknown. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the First Edition Thus, with two volumes published together. Uncommon. Green cloth binding; decorative rules on the front cover; gilt lettering and publisher's decoration on the spine. Clean text; xxiv, 215 pages. Bright and unfoxed; very faint pencil signature on the FFEP. Corners rubbed to a slight fray, as are the head and foot of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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94 Anonymous ("Junius") The Letters of Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. In Two Volumes (Volume One only)
Dublin Thomas Ewing 1772 First Thus. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Dublin: Thomas Ewing, 1772. This famous anonymous attack on King George III was first published 1769-1772 as a series of letters in "The Public Advertiser," whose publisher was brought up on charges of seditious libel. The author is still unknown. This is a Good copy of what Quercus supposes to be the First Irish Edition, which has a note that it contains material not found in the English version. This is Volume One ONLY. Clean text; 241 pages, very bright and clear. Full leather binding; five raised bands and a red label on the spine. Rubbed at the margins, and the front board, while present, has detached. Its paste-down bears an interesting contemporary armorial bookplate, that of "Mr. Neil Ferguson, Advocate." Please note the condition issues. Although this is an attractive book, Quercus must offer it as a Binding Copy, in need of repair or restoration. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Thus.. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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95 Anonymous ("Junius") The Letters of Junius. Complete in One Volume. With a Copious Index
Philadelphia Robert Campbell 1795 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Robert Campbell, 1795. A satirical attack on the policies of King George III that was first published 1769-1772 as a series of letters in "The Public Advertiser," whose publisher was brought up on charges of seditious libel. The author is still unknown. This is a Very Good copy of the First American Edition. Full leather binding, with gilt ruling and a red spine label with gilt lettering. Clean text; xii, 283 pages (but numbering begins with 13), and an unpaginated Index (14 pp.). A sound copy, bumped,and with spotting scattered throughout. There is a tear on the bottom edge of the Title Page. . First American Edition.. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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96 Anonymous ("One of America's Most Famous Detectives") The Great Cronin Mystery or the Irish Patriot's Fate
Chicago Laird & Lee 1889 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1889. " A Complete and Accurate History of the Assassination of Dr. Patrick Henry Cronin, the Searcxh for the Murderers, the Inquest, the Trial, and the Verdict." Illustrated with many engravings. Cronin, an Irish patriot, was murdered for political reasons in what was known as "the crime of the century" (actual title of a competing volume of popular history by a rival publisher). This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Green cloth binding, now darkened, with a blindstamped portrait of Dr. Cronin and the motto "Or the Irish Patriot's Fate. A Complete History of the Greatest of Modern Crimes." The volume shows some wear, with moderate soiling and bumped corners. 527 pages; the text is generally quite clean and supple. Three tiny and mysterious stampings, perhaps refering to a private library. There is a split starting at the rear gutter. No dustjacket. The late-19th Century interest in this mystery was comparable to the Lindbergh kidnapping or OJ Simpson; a fascinating nook of American Irish history, and surprisingly scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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97 Anonymous ("One of America's Most Famous Detectives") The Great Cronin Mystery
Boston A.E. Wilson & Co. 1889 Rep[rint. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
Boston: A.E. Wilson & Co., 1889. " A Complete and Accurate History of the Assassination of Dr. Patrick Henry Cronin, the Search for the Murderers, the Inquest, the Trial, and the Verdict." Illustrated with many engravings. Cronin, an Irish patriot, was murdered for political reasons in what was known as "the crime of the century" (actual title of a competing volume of popular history by a rival publisher). This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a reprint of Laird & Lee's First Edition by a different publisher. Brown decorative cloth binding. Blindstamped portrait of Dr. Cronin and the motto "Or the Irish Patriot's Fate. A Complete History of the Greatest of Modern Crimes" on the front cover. Clean text; 527 pages. POS on the Title Page. Rubbed at the margins. A Very Good (Minus) copy, as ther gutters are cracked, giving a loose feel to the book. Quercus notes that interest in this murder mystery was comparable to the Lindbergh kidnapping or OJ Simpson; a fascinating nook of American Irish history, and surprisingly scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Rep[rint.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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98 Anonymous (Albert Vandam) An Englishman in Paris
New York D. Appleton and Company 1892 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Published anonymously, but known to be Albert Dresden Vandam (1843-1903); A well-known journalist based in Paris, he was witness to the Prussian Siege. First Edition Thus. This is a Very Good copy of the "Authorized Edition," two volumes published as one, issued in America two years after the English version. Light green cloth binding with a decorative cover and gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 478 pages with 2 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. This is a sound copy, but it has some spotting on the front cover and the spine. Lacking a dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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99 Anonymous (Alexander William Kinglake) Eothen, or Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
New York George P. Putnam 1848 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: George P. Putnam, 1848. Published anonymously, this is the first work by the English historian Alexander William Kingslake (1809-1891). A report on his travels to Syria, Palestine, and Egypt in 1834, this became one of the most popular travel books of the mid-19th Century. Originally published in 1844, and in America in 1845; this is a Very Good copy of an uncommon early printing (a "New Edition" issued by only one of the original publishers). Green decorative cloth binding with a gilt rendering of a Bedouin mounted on a camel (tent in the background) on both covers; the spine is decorated with an obelisk. An exceptionally attractive design and execution! Clean text; x, 232 pages. Frontis and four other illustrations; all edges are gilt. Bumped at the corners, with very light wear otherwise. Spotting throughout, but the text remains generally bright. Despite these minor flaws, this remains an exceptionally attractive copy.. Later Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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100 Anonymous (Alfred Henry Forrester) Great-A Little-A and Bouncing B in Moon Goose Land
New York Hurst & Company 1914 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: Hurst & Company, 1914. Originally published by Jacobs in 1908; this is a Very Good Plus copy of a reprint edition. Beautiful, delightful color illustrations throughout. Unpaginated (21 pages). Very light wear and soil for a children's book; lightly rubbed and bumped. There is no author designated, but Quercus suggests a possible association with the children's author Alfred Crowquill, a pseudonym for Alfred Henry Forrester (1804-1872), whose children's rhymes were published by Thomas Nelson in the 1870s. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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