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181 Crawford, F. Marion The Ralstons (Two Volumes)
New York MacMillan 1895 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 676 pages; 1st American edition. Unifromly bound in heavy yellow cloth with title designs in maroon and gilt to cover and spine. Bindings snug and contents neat. Both volumes a little cocked in the spine. Cloth at spine just a little toned with a minor instance of silverfishing mid spine of the first volume. 5 pages of ads appended to rear of the 2nd volume. Prior owner's manuscript ink name stamp appears to front endpages of both volumes. 1st American edition. VG- 
Price: 125.00 USD
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182 Crayder, Teresa Sudden Fame
New York MacMillan 1966 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in crisp, clean dust jacket with just trace shelf rub top edge. . No marks. A very nice copy. NF/NF 
Price: 18.00 USD
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183 Crew, Gary & Shaun Tan Memorial
Simply Read Books 2004 1894965086 / 9781894965088 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Simply Read Books; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; Oversize square format HC/DJ. 1st North American edition and printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate dust jacket. Lusly illustrated by Tan throughout. As new. F/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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184 Croft-Cooke, Rupert Another Sun, Another Home
New York Henry Holt 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st American edition. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Drip splotching to publisher's red color topstain. A little shaken in the spine. Dust jacket missing a silver dollar-size swath from the top edge of the rear panel, with several smaller chips out along the edges and light to moderate rubbing at the spine and flap fold edges. General light toning to the jacket panels and title lettering a little dulled at spine panel. VG-/G+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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185 Croft-Cooke, Rupert Escape To The Andes
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Scarce. Ex lending library copy. Dust jacklet complete and generally bright though the flaps are firmly glued to the pastedowns. Soundly bound and generally decent. Two different rental library stamps to front flyleaf and the remanant of another label to the front pastedown. The whole dust jacket had been laid down on an underlayment of brown paper and then glued to the pastedowns. Boards have pictorial design matching the pictorial elements of the jacket. Shelf rub to the upper and lower board edges. Jacket rubbed at edges and a little to surfaces. Fresh mylar cover laid over the jacket. Uncommon early work by Croft-Cooke is dedicated to "Bosie" Alfred Douglas. G+/G+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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186 Cronin, A. J. & George Salter (Dust Jacket) The Spanish Gardener
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages; Soundly bound and neat in original George Salter illustrated dust jacket with publisher's $3.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just light shelf rub to jacket at extremities with a very shallow, small chip from the crown of the spine panel and a pencil eraser sized puncture without loss in the rear panel over the joint. Expected mild toning to the whites of the jacket design. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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187 Crowther, Peter Forever Twilight 2: Windows To The Soul [Advance Uncorrected Proof]
Burton, MI Subterranean Press 2009 1596062584 / 9781596062580 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pre-publication 1st printing. Paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight, fresh and neat; unread. Superficial "lift" curl to the cover at the front edge. Else as new. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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188 Croy, Homer Caught!
New York Harper and Brothers 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Solid, clean copy in the scarce original dust jacket. Black cloth wit decorative title lettering in green; lettering at spine dulled. Boldly illustrated dust jacket is missing a 1 x 1.5" triangular chip along the lower edge of the front panel with smaller shallow chips out at spine ends and edges. Cream background color of spine panel is toned as if a little smoked. Prior ownership in pencil to front endpage; small shallow chip to cloth at crown. Solid dust jacketed copy and scarce thus. VG/G+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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189 Cuppy, Will How to be a Hermit Or, a Bachelor Keeps House
New York Horace Liveright 1929 Second Printing Hard cover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. ; Pictorial map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Snugly bound in original pictorial paper covered boards with original "Jacks" illustrated dust jacket . Jacket states 2nd printing and retains publisher's $2.50 issue price to the unclipped front flap. Light shelf rubbing to jacket edges with several small nicks and short closed tears; spine a tifle toned/sunned. Publisher's blue top stain has a few small spots of fade/bleed from moisture drips. Pictorial map end pages. Humorous anecdotes of the author's "hermitage" on Jones Island off of Long Island. Uncommon in early dust jacketed printings. An attractive copy. VG+/VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
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190 Cuppy, Will and "jacks"...illustrator How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes
NY Horace Liveright 1931 First Edition Hard cover Very Good 
B&W Illlustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 154 pages; Horace Liveright HC 1st edition, 1st printing. Original blue cloth with titling in dark brown to spine and cover. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Cloth a bit sun faded at spine but otherwise bright and neat. Illustrated with pictures by Jacks. VG-to VG 
Price: 42.50 USD
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191 D'Aguiar, Fred The Longest Memory [Uncorrected Proof]
New York Pantheon 1994 0679439625 / 9780679439622 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 138 pages; [Uncorrected Proof] Trade size paperback in plain title lettered wraps. Tightly bound and neat; feels and appears unread. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers. VG++ to NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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192 Dahl, Roald & Jill Bennett Danny; The Champion of the World
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1975 0394831039 / 9780394831039 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 196 pages; Soundy bound and neat in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Just light shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges. Superficial toning to white areas of cover design. Brief gift inscription and prior owner's bookplate to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends; a little shelf cocked in the spine. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Neat unmarked copy. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 23.50 USD
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193 Dana, Richard Henry & J. E. Patterson (Intro) Two Years Before the Mast, and Twenty-Four Years After Everyman's Library [1912]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1912 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 503 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman's edition and printing; no additional printings indicated. Temple Press colophon. Soundly bound and clean in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1912 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown. 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 233.0] VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
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194 Dane, Clemence He Brings Great News
New York Random House 1945 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
227 pages; Tight and neat in original illustrated duct jacket. Jacket is just lightly worn; mild rubbing at edges and corners with a couple short closed tears and tiny nicks. Some expected light toning to jacket flaps and endpages. Very attractive and neat. NF/VG++ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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195 Davies, Rhys The Withered Root
New York Henry Holt and Company 1928 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in royal purple cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine; no marks. Jacket is just very slightly nicked at edges with light to moderate sun fading to the green background at the spine panel; title lettering remains bold. Jacket price clipped front flap. Author's first novel. NF/VG+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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196 Davies, Robertson Leaven of Malice
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; 1st American edition. Snug and solid in original pictorial dust jacket. Price clipped from the top front corner of the flap. Light shelf wear to jacket tips and edges; a pair of short, mild stress creases to the jacket's front panel adjacent to the spine edge. Trace dust spotting to top edge and light toning to the cloth along the top edges of the boards and the spine. Text clean and unmarked. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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197 Davis, Terry Mysterious Ways
New York Viking Books 1984 0670502243 / 9780670502240 First Edition Hard cover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 273 p. Audience: General/trade. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Square and firm; very tight page clock. Appears unread. Dustjacket clean but with rubbing to spine edges and several short edge tears, the longest of which is about 2 1/2". NF/VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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198 De Benneville, James S. George Brandt
Boston The Christopher Publishing House 1941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages; HC/DJ 1st and only edition. Rare. Bound in publisher's bright orange cloth with decorative title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. In the original brown paper dust jacket lettered in black and ruled in red. A tight, clean copy with just superficial crimping to cloth at spine ends. A shallow swath of the dust jacket is missing along the top edge of the front panel. A light damp discoloration to the lower third of the jacket's spine panel does not show any effect on the book's cloth or contents. Quite rare, this posthumously published novel is by the well regarded translator of a number of older Japanese tales and historical legends. OCLC locates not a single copy held institutionally. The novel has a striking and unusual narrative style, is hip in diction and manner though perhaps somewhat didactic at the same time. NF/G++ 
Price: 235.00 USD
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199 De Gourmont, Remy and Aldous Huxley (translation) A Virgin Heart
New York Modern Library 1927 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages; 1927 Modern Library. 1st ML edition. In publisher's flexible green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and ML logo gilt to cover. Sound clean copy; no marks. Top stain just a little dulled; mild curl to the flexible cloth cover board. Light bumping and rubbing to sips. VG 
Price: 14.95 USD
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200 De Lint, Charles Dreams Underfoot, The Newford Collection
New York Tor Books 1993 0312852053 / 9780312852054 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pages; 1st printing. Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by de Lint on the title page, dated '09. Super copy. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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