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141 Cameron, Hawley Hurricane Years
Boston Little Brown & Co 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; [SIGNED] 1968 Little Brown HC/DJ 1st edition. Warmly inscribed by Hawley to author and fellow prominent Lancaster PA figure, Samuel Slaymaker. Solid clean copy in a clean neat dust jacket with just mild rub at spine ends and edges. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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142 Campbell, Bonnie Jo Mothers, Tell Your Daughters Stories
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2015 0393248453 / 9780393248456 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; 1st printing. New copy from publisher's sales representative stock. New in dust jacket 
Price: 25.00 USD
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143 Careme, Maurice and Marie Wabbes (Illust) Mother Raspberry.
New York Thomas Crowell Co 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; Larger format HC/DJ. 1st American edition. In color pictorial cloth and matching pictorial dust jacket. Very tight in the spine; feels unread. Prior ownership name stamp to the blank front endpage of the office for Curriculum, Lutheran Church, Missouri. Jacket price clipped front flap and with a tiny closed tear top edge of cover panel. All else about as new. Fresh attractive copy, marred only by the several line typographic ownership ink stamp at front. VG++/VG++. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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144 Carr, Carolyn Kinder & Margaret C.S. Christman & Alan Fern & Gaston Lachaise Gaston Lachaise; Portrait Sculpture
Washington, DC National Portrait Gallery 1985 0874743052 / 9780874743050 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 170 pages; Large-format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Mildly reader-creased spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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145 Carroll, Lewis & Iassen Ghiuselev (Illust. ) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Simply Read Books 2003 1894965000 / 9781894965002 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 116 pages; New copy still in publisher's shrink wrap. Oversize HC/DJ with publisher's silk bookmark attached to a thick card "Read Me" - 1st edition, likely 1st printing. Still sealed in shrinkwrap. New. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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146 Carroll, Lewis & John Tenniel & Gertrude A. Kay (Illusts) Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Philadelphia & London J. B. Lippincott 1923 Presumed 1st edition thus Hardcover Good+ 
Color Plates and b/w drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Presumed 1st edition thus. Soundly bound in original red cloth with pictorial design stamped to cover in black; title lettering to cover and spine in gilt. Spine lettering dulled with fading to but with titles still readily legible. Cloth a bit toned/faded at spine; some crimping and trace fray to cloth at spine ends and corner tips. Some shallow silverfish pitting to the top edge of the page block. Contents soundly bound and neat with a gift inscription penned to the blank verso of the front flyleaf. Handsomely illustrated with 8 color plates and decorative pictorial endpages by Gertrude Kay and with the original Tenniel drawings. Sound and still attractive copy with cosmetic flaws. One of several different binding designs issued for this edition by Lippincott - precedence unknown. No additional printings noted. G+ to VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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147 Cather, Willa; W. T. Benda (Ills. ) My Antonia
Boston ; New York 1926 early reprinting Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages; 1926/1934 Houghton Mifflin. HC/DJ. Circa 1934 printing of the "new edition" issued with Cather's revisions and W. T. Benda illustrations. 1933/34 issue date assumed based on the list of Cather titles facing the title page, which includes her collection "Obscure Destinies" but not her 1935 issued "Lucy Gayheart." Lovely copy in original brick red cloth with titles brightly in orange to cover and spine. The Benda illustrated dust jacket is sharp and neat with only light soiling/toning to spine and a few tiny nicks out at spine ends. $2.50 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Two prior owner names penned neatly to front endpage. Only mild, expected toning to page stock. A very attractive early, dust jacketed example. NF/NF 
Price: 145.00 USD
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148 Cautley, Helen and Bonham, Mary E. , (Illustrator) The Pussios and the Purr
Ny: London: Montreal Louis Carrier 1929 First Edition Hard cover Good+ Illustrated by Mary E. Bonham 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages; Louis Carrier & Co Medium large HC (4to) with large color title panel on paper mounted to cover board. Original blue cloth; spine unlettered, as issued. 1st edition. Square sound copy; gift inscription neatly penned to front illustrated end page. Cloth rubbed and just a little frayed at corners and spine end. Cover title illustration generally bright and clean with a small "half-dime" sized abrasion and a bit of shelf soiling apparent in the whites. A few pages with mild thumb soiling at fore margins and one page opened a bit roughly at front edge with a small missing chip. Several other pages with very short closed margin tears. Solid and clean. An uncommon and charmingly illustrated cat themed children's title. G++ to VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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149 Chabon, Michael Wonder Boys
New York Villard Books 1995 0679415882 / 9780679415886 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; 1st printing. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $23 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Perhaps read carefully once, this copy has only a whisper of shelf / handling evidence that makes it just short of as new. NF/NF Handsome copy 
Price: 30.00 USD
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150 Chambers, Robert W. Love and the Lieutenant
New York Appleton-Century Company 1935 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Norman Price 
Dust jacket art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages; Bright, snug and neat in a sharp edged, wraparound illustrated, original dust jacket. Gilt title lettering to spine flaking, as is often seen in this title. Light edge rubbing to jacket edges and mild sunning to spine panel. Publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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151 Chandler, Raymond The Finger Man and Other Stories Muder Mystery Monthly #43
New York Avon Book Company 1946 First Edition Thus Paperback Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 122 pages; 1st edition of this collection. Digest sized paperback in slick, color illustrated covers. Soundly bound and clean but with wear to covers. Spidered stress creasing to front cover surface, heaviest at the corners; rubbing at edges and a light curl and mild dogear to the lower front corners. Light spot of shelf soiling top edge of rear cover. Expected light general toning to page stock. Sound decent copy but with handling and shelf wear to the cover surfaces and edges. Good only 
Price: 22.50 USD
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152 Chaon, Dan You Remind Me of Me
New York Ballantine Books 2004 0345441419 / 9780345441416 Uncorrected Proof Paperback Very Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 356 pages; Paperback is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Just a hint of wear to exteriors. Appears and feels unread; about as new. An uncorrected proof/ advance reader's edition. VG++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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153 Charteris, Leslie The Saint and the Fiction Makers
New York Doubleday & Company, for the Crime Club 1968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; 1st edition, 1st printing. Precedes the UK Hodder 1969 1st UK printing. Square sound and generally neat copy in a uniformly bright, wraparound illustrated dust jacket. No marks. Mild, superficial residue from a period dust jacket protector's black edge liner adhers to the endpage lower edges. Trace remnant of a slip that was tipped to the rear endpage. Perhaps a rental copy but with no marks, stamps or indications of such and only the most superficial trace of that possibility. Spine is just fractionally cocked. A bright, solid and quite attractive copy of the 1st printing. VG/VG+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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154 Charteris, Leslie The Saint on Guard; The Black Guard and the Sizzling Saboteur
New York Doubleday & Company 1944 Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages; HC/DJ. Original edition - probably 2nd printing. In publisher's red cloth with original pictorial dust jacket. 1944 date on title page but no statement of edition. Sound unmarked copy. Jacket missing a 1.5 inch chip from the tail of the spine panel and a smaller chip top edge rear panel. Both chips have old tape reinforcement/backing to the reverse surface. Jacket rubbed at flap folds and edges. Price clipped front flap. War time notices to book and war bond ads on flaps. Trace damp spots to cloth offset to blank reverse surface of jacket but not affectimg pictorial surface. VG-/G+ 
Price: 19.50 USD
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155 Charteris, Leslie The Saint Sees it Through
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Double Day Crime Club Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; A solid clean copy in original dust jacket. Published mid-blue cloth with title lettering in dark blue to cover and spine. No marks. First finger joint sized chip from the base of the spine panel and a mild fray at the crown, same. Several short closed edge tear to jacket panels, though the jacket remains uniformly bright and quite attractive. 1st edition in a bright clean copy. VG++/VG- 
Price: 37.50 USD
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156 Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. ) The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories
New York The Macmillan Company 1922 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. An exceptionally nice copy. NF 
Price: 165.00 USD
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157 Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. ) The Horse-Stealers, and Other Stories
New York The Macmillan Co. 1921 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. A few pages opened a little roughly at front edge with a few more remaining unopened. An exceptionally nice copy. NF 
Price: 185.00 USD
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158 Chevalier, Tracy Girl With a Pearl Earring
New York Dutton 2000 052594527X / 9780525945277 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 letter line on copyright page and publisher's $21.95 issue price intact to unclipped front jacket flap. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp and uniformly bright dust jacket. Superb copy. Signed by Chevalier and dated "14 January 2001 // Washington DC" on the title page. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 90.00 USD
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159 Chin, Frank Gunga Din Highway
Minneapolis Coffee House Press 1994 1566890373 / 9781566890373 First Edition; uncorrected Proof Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages; Uncorrected Proof in black & white pictorial card stock wraps. Tight, unread copy with just a hint of storage/shelf evidence at tips/ NF copy of the prepublication advance prrof copy. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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160 Christie, Agatha and Mary Westmacott (Pseud) The Burden
New York Arbor House Publishing Company 1972 0877950571 / 9780877950578 First American Edition Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1972 Arbor House HC/DJ 1st US edition Square, sound and genrally neat. Unclipped dj is glossy and neat w/ just a touch of very light edge wear. Prior owner sticker ins cvr. Else unmarked. VG/VG; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Square, sound and genrally neat. Pictorial dust jacket is glossy and neat w/ just a touch of light shelf/handling wear to edges. Unknown publisher or retail sticker attached to the front pastedown. . Else unmarked. VG/VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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