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161 Clay, Robert Keating A Chequer-Board; The Romance of a Pirate
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1927 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original color illustrated dust jacket with $2.00 issue price on unclipped front flap. Binding a little shelf cocked in the spine. Jacket is rubbed at edges with a few shalow nicks and short closed tears. Archival tissue tape placed at the crown of the jacket to mend mild fray; mild shelf soiling to surfaces. On the front pastedown, hidden under the front jacket flap is the prior owner name and date in manuscript along with a small ink stamp of a pocket watch. An uncommon book, especially so in original dust jacket. VG/VG 
Price: 95.00 USD
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162 Clinton, Hillary Rodham An Invitation To The White House At Home With History
New York Simon & Schuster 2000 0684857995 / 9780684857992 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Color Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 324 pages; [SIGNED] 2000 Simon & Schuster. Oversize, square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing with complete 1-10 # line on the copyright page. Hillary Rodham Clinton's signature to the blank front free endpage in thin line black marker. Tightly bound, fresh and exceptionally neat with crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket retaining the publisher #35 issue price to the unclipped front flap. Cery handsome and well preserved copy. Signed by the former 1st Lady, Secretary of State and winner of the popular vote in the 2016 Presidential election. NF/NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 150.00 USD
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163 Cloete, Stuart Watch For The Dawn
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition is snug, solid and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket corners and edges lightly shelf worn; jacket spine ends slightly nicked and rubbed. Mild fading to spine cloth. Just a hint of shelf rub to cloth spine ends. Text clean and unmarked. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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164 Coatsworth, Elizabeth & Feodor Rojankovsky The Giant Golden Book of Cat Stories
New York Simon and Schuster 1953 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 1st "A" edition and printing. Very large, oversize 4to in galzed color illustrated boards with publisher's linen reinforced internal hinges. Publisher's 1st printing code, "A195195" printed on the lower front corner of the pictorial pastedown. Light tapping and slight rubbing to boards at front corners. Original owner has placed a length o clear mylar tape the full length of the spine surface to reinforce tenderness and incipient splitting in the paper over the spine joints. The spine surface is complete with no loss or chips and is readily legible. Contents are bright, clean and very neat with no significant evidence of handling to page surfaces. No marks of any kind. Profusely illustrated with color renderings by Rojankovsky throughout. A solid clean copy marred by only mild edge wear to boards and the regrettable application of mylar tape to the spine. Uncommon in the 1st edition. VG- thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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165 Cohn, Rachel & David Levithan Dash & Lily's Book of Dares [Advanced Review Copy]
New York Knopf Books for Young Readers 2010 0375866590 / 9780375866593 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Tightly bound in original glossy dust jacket. Advanced review material laid in at front. Looks and feels unread and as new. F/F 
Price: 17.50 USD
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166 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Essays & Lectures on Shakespeare & Some other Old Poets & Dramatists Everyman's Library [Printed by Turnbull & Spears, 1907]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1907 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 479 pages; Everyman's Library. March 1906 printing, 2nd after the intial 1905 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Richard Clay & Sons at front and rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Brick red cloth is universally bright across all surfaces. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1907 purchase date penned neatly to blank front endpage. Considerably nicer than usually seen example from the first years of the Everyman series. 2nd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 80] VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
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167 Collins, Billy Nine Horses [Advance Uncorrected Proof]
New York Random House 2002 0375503811 / 9780375503818 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Pre-publication; 1st printing. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Trade size paperback in glossy color illustrated wraps. Snugly bound and clean but with a light curl to the covers at the front edges and superficial handling evidence to covers. VG- to VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
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168 Collins, Hunt (Pseud. Evan Hunter) & Bob Lavin - Cover Tomorrow and Tomorrow
Pyramid Books 1956 First Paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 
Pyramid SF, G214; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 190 pages; G214. Mass market paperback in color illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition, issued same year as the Avalon hardcover. Remarkably fresh copy; bright unrubbed and crisp. Flat uncreased spine; an oviousl;y unread copy. Prior owner's small 4 digit catalog code penned in minute numerals inside the front cover. Expected mild toning to page stock. Otherwise about as new. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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169 Collins, Wilkie The Moonstone; a Novel.
New York Harper & Brothers 1868 First American Edition 1/2 leather Very Good+ 
Woodcut Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Handsomely rebound in 1/2 morocco and silk covered boards. Title lettering tooled to spine in gilt. 4 pages of Harper ads at front, including a 2 page catalo of Harper's "Library of Select Novels." Text in 2 columns; illustrated with numerous woodcut engravings. Expected light uniform toning to page stock along with the occasional spot of mild soiling. Externally in a handsome and Fine rebinding with contents VG+. A cornerstone of the mystery genre one one of Collins' finest novels. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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170 Colmont, Marie & Marion Saunders (Trans. ) & Lucile Blanch (Illust. ) The Winter Nightingale
New York Coward McCann 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original color illustrated dust jacket with publisher's $2.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with some shallow chipping at spine ends and along the top edge of the rear panel. Light sun fading to a dime sized area of the cloth exposed by the jacket chip and superficial fading along the top edge of the boards. Mild foxing to blank rear surface of the dust jacket. Solid clean and still attractive. VG/VG- 
Price: 39.00 USD
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171 Coman, Carolyn Tell Me Everything
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1993 0374373906 / 9780374373900 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate DJ. Very warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
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172 Coman, Carolyn & Lance Hidy (Illust. ) Losing Things at Mr. Mudd's
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1992 0374346577 / 9780374346577 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; A most unusual signed and inscribed copy of the 1st printing in immaculate condition. Inscribed on the dedication page and signed by both Carolyn Coman and Lance Hidy as well as their daugter Anna, whom it might be assumed is the the girl in the story. It is also inscribed and signed by "Mr Mudd and Louis" with each in turn signing both of their names. The book is dedicated to Anna, Louis and Monty (presumably Mr. Mudd of the story). The inscriptions are addressed to a couple who became friends with the authors and whom it is said in the inscription first met at Mr. Mudd's. Enigmatic and very warm inscriptions by all of the book's creators and protagonists. Quite unusual and rather unique thus. A color photograph of a "Mr. Mudd" doll on a table against a wall where several Hidy posters are displayed - is laid in at front. Dated 1996 New Haven. F/F; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 150.00 USD
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173 Compton-Burnett, I. Bullivant and the Lambs
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1948 B0006ARL5Q First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; Snug and very neat in original title-lettered dust jacket; front flap corner clipped but retaining the publisher's $3.00 issue price. Slight shelf wear to jacket spine ends and light toning to the unlaminated cream background areas of the jacket. Just slightly shelf-cocked in the spine; superficial shelf bump to lower front corners of the boards. VG++/VG++ 
Price: 49.50 USD
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174 Connor, Ralph (pseudonym of Charles Gordon, 1860-1937) Treading the Winepress
New York George H. Doran Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $2 issue price to spine panel. Jacket edge rubbed with some partial separation along the front flap edge, a few small edges chips, scrunch at foot of spine and a few short closed edge tears. Prior owner's faint ink ownership stamp to front pastedown. VG+/G++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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175 Cooke, Darwyn & Amanda Conner Before Watchmen; Minutemen * Silk Spectre
New York DC Comics 2014 1401245129 / 9781401245122 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pages; Large format paperback in glossy color covers.1st edition, 1st printing stated. Bright, tight and fresh. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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176 Cooke, Donald Edwin The Firebird
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
Color Plates & B/W; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and clean in original gold, red and black illustrated dust jacket. Inscribed by Cook to the pictorial half-title page - "For Bill Cash // A swell friend and editor! // [Signed] 1939" Illustrated with 4 lushly printed color plates and 7 b/w fulll page plates, along with numerous smaller figures in text. Elaborate red and black pictorial endpsages. Dust jacket worn and lightly rubbed at edges. Shallow chips fronm spine ends; a longer jagged pair of closed tear at the crown of the spine panel extending into the lower panel but without loss. Handsome clean copy. VG++/VG-; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 40.00 USD
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177 Cooper, Wilmer A. Growing Up Plain Among Conservative Wilburite Quakers; The Journey of a Public Friend
Richmond, IN Friends United Press 1999 0944350445 / 9780944350447 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. One page corner folded to mark place. Mild shelf/handling evidence to edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs and a couple maps. VG+ 
Price: 8.95 USD
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178 Coupin, Henri Atlas Des Champignons Parasites Et Pathogenes De L'Homme Et Des Animaux
Paris O. Doin Et Fils 1909 Hard cover Very Good+ 
B&W Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 137 pages; Original fine linen covered boards. Titles stamped in maroon to gray cloth on cover and spine. Square tight and very neat. Profusely illustrated with 58 full page plates illustrating approximately 250 parasitic micro organisms. Trivilal rub lower corners. Usual mild toning to paper stock. VG+ to NF 
Price: 64.00 USD
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179 Courage, John (Richard Goyne) Spooks Sometimes Sing : a Bill Britain Story
London Stanley Paul & Co. 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 172 pages; HC in publisher's original blue cloth with titles brightly in white to spine. Presumed 1st edition. Solid clean copy; lightly shelf cocked in the spine. Trace bumping to board edges. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise about VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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180 Cowley, Malcolm A Second Flowering; Works and Days of the Lost Generation
New York Viking Press 1973 0670628263 / 9780670628261 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Signed and inscribed by Cowley to Jere Real on the front flyleaf and dated 1974. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged pictorial dust jacket with $7.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Trace shelf rub to jacket edges. Bright sharp and neat; a handsome copy. From Jere Real's collection of signed and inscribed modern literature. Real was a professor of film and literature at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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