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1 A Lady Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's
American Reform Tract and Book Society, Cincinnati, 1857, 
A Lady. A Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's . Cincinnati,OH: American Reform Tract and Book Society, (1857). Pp. (2),[i]-vi,[7]-134 ,(4), frontis., + 1 plate. Includes textual illustrations. 12mo, red pressed cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. An abolitionist tract released prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, directed more towards juvenile readers, but with a constant message that could have been followed by all, exhibiting the sinfulness of slaveholding in general, promoting the cause through reason and reflection and the brutalizing effects that the practice of slavery has on societies where it had been implemented, rather thanthe gory, harrowing details of any individual case. Boards rubbed with a c ouple of small dampstains, spine ends worn, occasional marginal smudging and foxing with sparse pencilling, contemporary gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 200.00

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2 ABBOTT, Jacob Rollo's Tour of Europe) Rollo in Naples
John R. Anderson, New York, 1858, 
ABBOTT, Jacob. Rollo in Naples . NY: John R. Anderson, (1858). Pp. (1)-219,[1], including etched plates and frontis. Illustrated. Etched title page. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth with gilt series blocks to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Rollo's Tour in Europe series, focusing on the 12-year-old protagonist's adventures in Italy. Inner hinges tender, spine ends chipped, some edgewear, else vg. 25.00

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3 ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.
Barse & Co. Publishers, New York / Newark, N.J., 1928, 
ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. The Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.Illustrated by Fridolin Haass. New York / Newark, N.J.: Barse & Co. Publis hers, (1928). Pp [1]-250,(6), frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, green lettering to front board and spine. A volume in the Young Girls' Library series. Some wear to spine ends, dusty, gift inscription pasted in dated 1929,else very good. 30.00

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4 ABLOW, Keith Psychopath. 1st US in dj. signed
St. Martin's Press, New York, 2003, 
ABLOW, Keith. Psychopath. N.Y.: St. Martin's Press, (July 2003). First Printing. Pp 323. 8vo, black cloth. Vg-fine in dj. Signed by the author. 25.00

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5 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First British Edition in dustjacket
Heinemann, London, 1986, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips : Stories. London : William Heinemann, (1986). First UK Edition. Pp. (10),[3]-195,(5), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With extraordinary perception, grace and wry humour, Alice Adams explores the emotional reality of women's lives today. In stories that move between Mexico, Portugal, Spain, California and the South, her themes are thecomfort of friendship, the loneliness of a failing marriage, and the pain of loss--of love, youth, childhood dreams, the last chance for change." - from the dj. The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What YouOwn: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Best Friends", "Time i n Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Embossed gold sticker on flyleaf, some toning to pages,else very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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6 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1985, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Pp (12),[3]-195,(3). 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed fore-edge. fifteen stories is about "people travelling -in search of fresh experience, the inspirations of art, the pleasures of n ew relationships.people opening up to the accidental magic of a foreign place, or returning to scenes of childhood to forgive the past." The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What You Own: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Best Friends", "Time in Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj. , ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel
7 ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1920, 
ADAMS, Henry. Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston/N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Pp 134. 8vo, blue cloth.
Edgeworn, else vg. 75.00

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8 ADLER, Allen Mach 1 : A Story of Planet Ionus. 1st US in dj
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1957, 
ADLER, Allen. Mach 1 : A Story of Planet Ionus. NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1957). First US Edition. Pp. 212. 8vo, blue and black patterned paper covered boards, grey cloth spine. Some light browning to spine cloth, lower corners of pp. 131-140 folded over, else vg, with a few nicks to spine ends, red ink smudge to front panel of price-clipped dj. 25.00

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9 AESCHYLUS). LOWELL, Robert LOWELL, Robert Oresteia of Aeschylus. 1st UK in dj
Faber and Faber, 1979, 
(AESCHYLUS). LOWELL, Robert, (trans.). The Oresteia of Aeschylus. L: Faber and Faber, (1979). First UK Edition. Pp. 129. 8vo, black cloth. With "British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data" information sticker to copyright page. Near-fine in dj. 30.00

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10 Ai Killing Floor. ill. card covers.
Houghton Mifflin, 1979, ISBN:0395275903 
Ai. Killing Floor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. Pp 49. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The 1978 Lamont Poetry Selection."- from the cover. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 18.00

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11 Ai Killing Floor. in dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1979, 
Ai. Killing Floor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1979. Pp 49. 8vo, tan spine with brown boards. Slightly rubbed with a few spots of soiling to cloth, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 25.00

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12 Ai Sin. ill. card covers.
Houghton Mifflin, 1986, ISBN:0395379083 
Ai. Sin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Pp 80. 8vo, illustrated card covers. A collection of poetry. Lightly rubbed, cracking between pp 26-27, else vg. 15.00

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13 AIKEN, Conrad Bring! Bring! And Other Stories. US no dj.
1925, 
AIKEN, Conrad. Bring! Bring! And Other Stories. N.Y.: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Pp 240. 8vo, brown cloth. Small spot to front cover, else vg. 40.00

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14 ALCOTT, Louisa M. Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories.
Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1890, 
ALCOTT, Louisa M. Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories. With Illustrations. Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1890. Pp (4),i-ii,[1]-379,(3), frontis + 2 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, maroon decoration and gilt lettering to front board and spine. Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women. She was a nurse in the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D.C., for six weeks in 1862-1863. Her letters home, revised and published in the Commonwealth and collected as Hospital Sketches (1863, republished with additions in 1869), garnered her first critical recognition for her observations and humor. Cocked, wear to spine ends and corners, cloth smudged, else very good. 80.00

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Poppies and Wheat. 1st separate edition , ALCOTT, Louisa M.
15 ALCOTT, Louisa M. Poppies and Wheat. 1st separate edition
Little, Brown, 1900, 
ALCOTT, Louisa M. Poppies and Wheat. Illustrated. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, (1900). Pp (4),1-54,(6),frontis + 2 plates. Sm 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering and red, dark green and white floral illustration, darkgreen lettering to spine. First Separate Edition. Gulliver p.54. Light wea r to spine ends and corners, else vg-fine. 300.00

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16 ALCOTT, Louisa M. GOULD, Elizabeth Lincoln BIRCH, Reginald B. Little Men Play
Curtis / Little, Brown, Philadelphia / Boston, 1900, 
ALCOTT, Louisa M. The "Little Men" Play : A Two-Act, Forty-fiveMinute Play.Adapted by Elizabeth Lincoln Gould from Louisa May Alcott's Famous Story " Little Men". With Pictures by Reginald B. Birch. Philadelphia : Curtis Publishing Company / Boston : Little, Brown & Company, (1900). Pp [1]-103,(1). Sm 8vo, illustrated grey cloth. Covers smudged and stained, edgewear, brownspots to fore-edges, name, else good to very good. 40.00

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17 ALCOTT, Louisa M. GOULD, Elizabeth Lincoln BIRCH, Reginald B. Little Women Play
Little, Brown, 1900, 
ALCOTT, Louisa M. The "Little Women" Play : A Two-Act, Forty-fiveMinute Play. Adapted by Elizabeth Lincoln Gould from Louisa May Alcott's Famous Story"Little Women". With Pictures by Reginald B. Birch. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, (1900). Pp [1]-101,(3). Sm 8vo, illustrated brown cloth. Smal l brown spot to front gutter, else vg. 40.00

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18 ALCOTT, Louisa May Work : A Story of Experience; and Beginning Again. ex-lib.
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1905, 
ALCOTT, Louisa May. Work : A Story of Experience; and Beginning Again . TwoParts Complete in One Edition. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1905. N ew and Cheaper Edition. Pp. (4),1-226. Illustrated with textual vignettes. 8vo, red cloth with white decoration to front and spine, gilt lettering to front and spine. Ex-library (spine sticker, stamps), faint soiled spots to boards, spine roll, some foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. Relatively uncommon. 60.00

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19 ALDEN, W.L. Moral Pirates. ex-lib.
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1922, 
ALDEN, W.L. The Moral Pirates. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1922). Pp. (8),1-235,(13), frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, pictorial yellow cloth. "'Thetruth is, John,' said Mr Wilson to his brother, 'I am troubled about my bo y. Here it is the first of July, and he can't go back to school until the middle of September. He will be idle all that time, and I'm afraid he'll getinto mischief. Now, the other day I found him reading a wretched story abo ut pirates. Why should a son of mine care to read about pirates?' / 'Because he's a boy. All boys like piratical stories.'". - from p. 1. Ex-library (stamps to endpapers, spine sticker), boards quite browned and smudged, somemarginal smudging, else vg. 15.00

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20 ALDRICH, Peggy, and Dick SCOTT SCOTT, Dick Split-Shift Sex / Crazy For It
Mildwood Book, New York, 1969, 
ALDRICH, Peggy, and Dick SCOTT. Split-Shift Sex / Crazy For It. (New York) : A Mildwood Book, (1969). Pp (4),5-234,(6). Small 8vo, mass-market paperback. Mildwood 35-271. An original novel. "Aimed for all she could get -- that was Sonya. Vixen-turned-Joy-doll overnight! Two Dynamite Novels The FirstTime Under One Cover." (from the back cover). Cocked, some edgewear, penne d initials to title page, else very good. 30.00

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