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1 Blake, Steve and Lloyd, Scott. With John Baldock. THE KEYS TO AVALON: THE TRUE LOCATION OF ARTHUR'S KINGDOM REVEALED.
Shaftesbury, Dorset Element 2000 1862047359 / 9781862047358 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
302 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w maps, family trees, decorations, colour and b&w photographs. "(The authors) unearth the truth about King Arthur and the magical realm of Avalon. They reveal how, through their investigations, they traced original key documents which had lain neglected for centuries. By combining the ancient sources with an intimate knowledge of the British landscape, they have managed to cast new light on the Dark Ages. Every piece of the puzzle they have put together fits - perfectly. The authors prove that the stories about Arthur and Avalon are rooted firmly within historical events which took place within a precise geographical setting in Wales; they also expose how and to what ends Arthurian legend has been hijacked for political gain throughout the ages. By establishing the historical facts about Arthur, his knights and the exact location of Avalon, (they) rip away the tissue of fabrication and fairy-tale that has shrouded the true origins of the British people and of anyone claiming ancestry from these isles." Book is very slightly cocked. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very minor edge wear, minor browning at inside edges, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Bronowski, Jacob. With a new Foreword by Melvyn Bragg. THE ASCENT OF MAN.
London Folio Society 2012 Hard Cover Fine 
302 pp, 10 5/16" H. Quarter bound in dark blue buckram with gilt and silver lettering/decoration on spine, dark blue paper covered boards with a design in gilt and silver by Neil Gower. Gray/blue endpapers, colour and b&w illustrations. Plain dark blue slipcase. Chapter headings: Lower than the Angels; The Harvest of Seasons; The Grain in the Stone; The Hidden Structure; The Music of the Spheres; The Starry Messenger; The Majestic Clockwork; The Drive for Power; The Ladder of Creation; World Within World; Knowledge or Certainty; Generation upon Generation; The Long Childhood. Book is Fine. Slipcase has very light rubbing and a small slight bump on one front edge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE ADVENTURES OF RICHARD HANNAY.  5 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE:  THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS and THE POWER-HOUSE / GREENMANTLE / MR STANDFAST / THE THREE HOSTAGES / THE ISLAND OF SHEEP., Buchan, John.  Introduced by Andrew Lownie.
3 Buchan, John. Introduced by Andrew Lownie. THE ADVENTURES OF RICHARD HANNAY. 5 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE: THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS and THE POWER-HOUSE / GREENMANTLE / MR STANDFAST / THE THREE HOSTAGES / THE ISLAND OF SHEEP.
London Folio Society 2003 Hard Cover Very Good Nick Hardcastle. 
314 pp, 298 pp, 385 pp, 338 pp, 269 pp, 8" H - 5 volume set. Dark green slipcase with gilt lettering on front panel. Each volume is bound in a different coloured cloth with complementary endpapers, gilt lettering and small illustration on spine. Front boards have gilt lettering and are blocked with a design by Hardcastle. Colour frontispieces and b&w illustrations. Very light wrinkle at top/bottom of spines. 'The Thirty-Nine Steps' has a very small crease at bottom corner of pages 295 to 302 and a small wrinkle at bottom edge of page leaf 237/238. 'The Three Hostages' has a very small light stain on fore-edge of text block. Book heights vary slightly. Slipcase has general minor rubbing - light rub mark on title panel. 
Price: 120.00 USD
 
 
OX BELLS & FIREFLIES: A MEMOIR., Buckler, Ernest.
4 Buckler, Ernest. OX BELLS & FIREFLIES: A MEMOIR.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Walter Richards. 
302 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w illustrations. "Oxen were still yoked to sledges and the scythe and the ax and the crosscut saw were common everyday tools when Ernest Buckler grew up on a Nova Scotia farm at the edge of the wilderness. (This book) recalls those days. With sudden stabbing immediacy it brings the reader a bird sound, an odor, acrid or delicious, a remembered vagary of wind or sun, the timbre of a voice, or the true look of the men and women who peopled the Nova Scotia of Mr. Buckler's boyhood. It brings back as well the whole texture of a life that now exists only in our memories of the snowbound world of Whittier and the farm life of our grandfathers' times - a life so deeply rooted in the eleentals of earth and rock, wind and weather, and so closely paced to the rhythm of the seasons, of birth, growth and death, that each change on the face of nature (a blood-red sunset, a frost at dawn, the first pales leaves on a silver birch) is resonant with meaning." Gift inscription and two small stamps on free front endpaper, small bump to top edge of front board, minor rubbing. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling, two very small tears and one tiny chip. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Buckler, Ernest. OX BELLS & FIREFLIES: A MEMOIR.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- Walter Richards. 
302 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w illustrations. "Oxen were still yoked to sledges and the scythe and the ax and the crosscut saw were common everyday tools when Ernest Buckler grew up on a Nova Scotia farm at the edge of the wilderness. (This book) recalls those days. With sudden stabbing immediacy it brings the reader a bird sound, an odor, acrid or delicious, a remembered vagary of wind or sun, the timbre of a voice, or the true look of the men and women who peopled the Nova Scotia of Mr. Buckler's boyhood. It brings back as well the whole texture of a life that now exists only in our memories of the snowbound world of Whittier and the farm life of our grandfathers' times - a life so deeply rooted in the eleentals of earth and rock, wind and weather, and so closely paced to the rhythm of the seasons, of birth, growth and death, that each change on the face of nature (a blood-red sunset, a frost at dawn, the first pales leaves on a silver birch) is resonant with meaning." Tiny foxing marks on to and fore-edge of text block, tiny chip in rear pastedown. Dust jacket has light edge wear and wrinkling with small tears (archivally taped) - mainly at the top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny foxing marks at top of rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
6 Charrette, Robert N. THE ARTOS SEQUENCE. 3 VOLUME SET. 1. A PRINCE AMONG MEN. 2. A KING BENEATH THE MOUNTAIN. 3. A KNIGHT AMONG KNAVES.
Warner, (New York, 1994, 1995, 1995), Ist printings. 
302 pp + preview, 374 pp, 375 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Keith Birdsong. "The hi-tech cyber-sprawl of toxic wastes and soulless megacorporations collides with an ancient otherworld when Elven magic - good evil, chaotic, and powerful enough to transform or destroy worlds - awakes. This is the shadow war of nations, blocs, heroes, and monsters all battling to rule both Faery and the Future...Magic first explodes around dreamy young museum guard John Reddy when a goblin-haunted mystery woman forces him to bring King Arthur from the stasis of eons. Now, pursued from slums to the otherworld by street gangs, spies, demon assassins, Feds, and faeries, John and the Reborn King must find and unleash the sorcerous Caliburn. But if they succeed, Earth may be destroyed. And if they fail, Earth will be destroyed..." Interiors - pages browning very lightly, previous owner's name at top of title page of book 2, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - light edge wear, small light stain to bottom corner of approx. first 50 pages, spines flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE LITTLE BOOKROOM:  ELEANOR FARJEON'S SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN CHOSEN BY HERSELF., Farjeon, Eleanor.
7 Farjeon, Eleanor. THE LITTLE BOOKROOM: ELEANOR FARJEON'S SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN CHOSEN BY HERSELF.
London Oxford University Press 1960 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good Edward Ardizzone. 
302 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w illustrations. "As a little girl, rapt among the dusty overflow volumes of her father's library, in a room that was known as the Little Bookroom, the small Eleanor Farjeon found a treasure house of delight; just such a treasure house is this collection of her own best stories, chosen by herself - 'The Little 'Bookroom'. Contents: The King and the Corn; The King's Daughter Cries for the Moon; Young Kate; The Flower Without a Name; The Goldfish; The Clumber Pup; The Miracle of the Poor Island; The Girl Who Kissed the Peach-Tree; Westwoods; The Barrel-Organ; The Giant and the Mite; The Little Dressmaker; The Lady's Room; The Seventh Princess; Leaving Paradise; The Little Lady's Roses; In Those Days; The Connemara Donkey; The Tims; Pennyworth; And I Dance Mine Own Child; The Lovebirds; San Fairy Ann; The Glass Peacock; The Kind Farmer; Old Surly and the Boy; Pannychis. Bookplate on front free endpaper, tiny erased number on rear pastedown, small soft bump to top corner of most pages, light edge wear, light fading to bottom edges of book, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump at top corner of boards, small faint soiling marks on top of text block, three tiny foxing marks on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, slight toning at top edge of flaps amd on flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE TWO ELSIES., Finley, Martha Farquharson.
8 Finley, Martha Farquharson. THE TWO ELSIES.
George Routledge and Sons, London, n.d. 
302 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (medium blue boards with dark blue lettering in decorative borders on spine and front board), in dust jacket. Color frontispiece. One in the series of 'Elsie Dinsmore' books. Very light browning to pages, light browning to edges of textblock, very light edge wear, slight bump to top corner of boards. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, soft wrinkles on panels, several tiny and small chips, several small tears - some with creases a nd archivally taped, light rubbing. Very Good/Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE CHRONICLES OF THE DERYNI. 3 VOLUME SET.  VOL. I. DERYNI RISING.  VOL. II. DERYNI CHECKMATE.  VOL. III. HIGH DERYNI., Kurtz, Katherine.
9 Kurtz, Katherine. THE CHRONICLES OF THE DERYNI. 3 VOLUME SET. VOL. I. DERYNI RISING. VOL. II. DERYNI CHECKMATE. VOL. III. HIGH DERYNI.
Del Rey, New York, 1983, 12th. prtg; 1983, 11th. prtg; 1983, 10th prtg. 
271 pp, 302 pp, 369 pp, paperbacks. 3 volume set. "A sweeping tale of romance and sorcery set in the imaginary kingdom of Gwynedd - where the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson, who came to the throne when his father was brutally murdered by the sorceress Charissa." Interiors - pages and inside of covers browning, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - edges of textblock browning, slight curvature to vols., ghost sticker marks on front covers, three small corner creases, books lightly cocked, spines are lightly faded, have light foxing and light creases on vols. I & III. Reading set only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AMERICAN GUN:  A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS., Kyle, Chris.  With William Doyle.  Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice.  Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.
10 Kyle, Chris. With William Doyle. Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice. Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS.
New York William Morrow 2013 0062242717 / 9780062242716 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
302 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Drawing on his unmatched firearms knowledge and combat experience, Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell (American history): the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt. 45 revolver, Winchester rifle, Springfield 1903 rifle, Thompson submachine gun, 1911 pistol, M1 Garand, .38 Special police revolver, and the M16 rifle platform Kyle himself used as a SEAL. Through them, he revisits thrilling turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms designs that proved decisive at Gettsyburg, the 'gun that won the West', and the weapons that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in the world wars and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history - and power - forward." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Lemelin, Roger. Translated by Samuel Putnam. THE TOWN BELOW.
New York Reynal & Hitchcock 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Signed by Author
302 pp, 8 1/8" H. Gray boards with burgundy lettering/banding on spine. Signed by the author on the half title page. "The scene of this novel is St. Joseph's parish in the suburb of St. Sauveur, in Quebec's picturesque Lower Town, at the foot of the long, winding Pente Douce, or 'Gentle Slope,' that connects the Lower with the Upper Town. In this parish there are two social classes: the Mulots (feminine: Mulotes) or workers, literally 'lazy good-for-nothings'; and the Soyeux (feminine: Soyeuses) or middle-class residents - the literal meaning of the word is 'silky' or 'silken'." From the Introductory Note. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and at corners, very light browning on spine, one tiny corner bump, small slight bump on fore-edge of front board, browning to edges of text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SPURS TO GLORY:  THE STORY OF THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY., Merrill, James M.
12 Merrill, James M. SPURS TO GLORY: THE STORY OF THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY.
Rand McNally, Chicago, (1966), Ist edition. 
302 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. Follows the history of the United States Cavalry, from its role of protecting settlers as they moved west across the contintent, to the acquisition of new territory in the south, through the Civil War and the Indian uprisings until "Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders, General Pershing and the search for Pancho Villa - the final battles were fought. The job of the cavalry was done. The long road to glory was ended." Two small shallow bumps to top edge of front board, a few pages with dog-ear crease, page 277 and 284 have ink smudging to a few lines of text but still legible - caused during printing, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has edge wear, wrinkling, sveral small tears - some taped, light browning, soiling and small stain on front panel. G+/Fair 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
BATTLESHIP: THE SINKING OF THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE REPULSE., Middlebrook, Martin and Mahoney, Patrick.
13 Middlebrook, Martin and Mahoney, Patrick. BATTLESHIP: THE SINKING OF THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE REPULSE.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1979, first American edition. 
302 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 068416330 B&w photographs, maps, drawings. "(T)ells for the first time the full story of the 'Prince of Wales' and 'Repulse' disaster (December 10, 1941). Disposing convincingly of several accepted myths, the authors take full advantage of recently released secret World War II documents from British government archives and of the Japanese 'Official History', which gives a fascinating view of the Japanese side of this devastating battl e. Light browning to fore-edge of text block, pages 205 to 226 have either a tiny dint/tear/hole at top edge - page 223/4 has an open small tear, pages 209 to 254 have a tiny dint at bottom edge - some also have a tiny hole, very light wrink l i n g a t top/bottom edge of spine. dust jacket has light browning, crease on front flap, light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, area of tiny holes on both flap-folds. Good/Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
MAINE BEAUTIFUL.  A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN., Nutting, Wallace.  With poems by Mildred Hobbs.
14 Nutting, Wallace. With poems by Mildred Hobbs. MAINE BEAUTIFUL. A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN.
Framingham, Massachusetts Old America Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good Signed by Author
302 pp, 10 3/16" H. Green cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Section headings: Explanatory; Maine; The Approaches to Maine; Maps of Maine (provides text only); The Coast of Maine; Maine from Kittery to Portland; Passama-quoddy Bay; Maine's Mountain Regions; The Lakes and Streams of Maine; Old Maine Mills; Canoeing in Maine; The Trees of Maine; Ornamental and Fruit Trees; Maine Apple Blossoms; Maine in Winter; Attractive Maine Villages; Some Maine Cities; Let Us Go Down Into Maine!; A National Asset; Something Not Beautiful; Vacationing in Maine; The Setting of a Cottage; The Country Parsonage; Welcome Home; Old Dwellings in Maine; Wells and Springs; The Superiority of Country Life; What Explorers Thought of Maine; The Romance of the Kennebec; A Wonderful Old Edifice; Dwellings at Kittery; The Empire of Aroostook; View Points in Maine; Truth and Beauty; Hidden Things Come to Light; Superlatives; The Future of Maine; Comment on Line Drawings; Some of the Pictures in Detail; Acknowledgements; Index. Small word in ink at top of front pastedown, very light soiling on top/bottom of text block, slight toning to edges of text block, light edge wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight separation between some page gatherings but holding firmly, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some loss of gold on front board title block, slight fading to spine color, some slight variation in color on boards, a few very light stains on spine and rear board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
LEARNING HOW TO LEARN: PSYCHOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY IN THE SUFI WAY., Shah, Idries.  Introduction by Doris Lessing.
15 Shah, Idries. Introduction by Doris Lessing. LEARNING HOW TO LEARN: PSYCHOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY IN THE SUFI WAY.
Harper & Row, San Francisco, (1981), 9th printing. 
302 pp, 8vo (8 " H), soft cover. "Stressing logical thought and common sense, using the time-honored Sufi question-and-answer approach, Shah offers insightful and appealing discussions of such topics as the role of traditional psychology in illumin ating current social and spiritual problems; how, why, and what Sufis learn; differences between Sufi and Western teaching methods; and ways spiritual understanding can be developed..." Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise c l e a n a n d t ight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - browning to edges of textblock, slight fading to color at bottom 1/4 of front cover, flat uncreased spine. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT., Turner, John Fraynd.
16 Turner, John Fraynd. DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT.
Shrewsbury Airlife 1995 1853105465 / 9781853105463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
252 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Based on extensive interviews which the author had with Douglas Bader during the last thirteen years of his life, it tells the full story from his childhood to his work with the disabled in later life. After a flying accident in which he lost his legs, Douglas Bader was invalided out of the RAF. At the outbreak of war in 1939 he was recalled to the RAF and returned to flying. He fought in the Battle of Britain and later in nearly one hundred offensive fighter patrols. Follow-ing a mid-air collision he was captured and became a prisoner-of-war and was imprisoned in Colditz. The story of his war-time activities, both in the air and as a POW , is told in some detail and makes fascinating reading. These activities helped him to achieve celebrity status and in later life much of his time was given to promoting causes for the disabled." Very small faint soiling mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light rubbing - mainly on rear panel, tiny dent on front panel, minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT., Turner, John Fraynd.
17 Turner, John Fraynd. DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT.
Shrewsbury Airlife 1995 1853105465 / 9781853105463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
252 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Based on extensive interviews which the author had with Douglas Bader during the last thirteen years of his life, it tells the full story from his childhood to his work with the disabled in later life. After a flying accident in which he lost his legs, Douglas Bader was invalided out of the RAF. At the outbreak of war in 1939 he was recalled to the RAF and returned to flying. He fought in the Battle of Britain and later in nearly one hundred offensive fighter patrols. Follow-ing a mid-air collision he was captured and became a prisoner-of-war and was imprisoned in Colditz. The story of his war-time activities, both in the air and as a POW , is told in some detail and makes fascinating reading. These activities helped him to achieve celebrity status and in later life much of his time was given to promoting causes for the disabled." Large gift inscription on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CONSTANT VIGILANCE: THE RAF REGIMENT IN THE BURMA CAMPAIGN., Warwick, Nigel W. M.
18 Warwick, Nigel W. M. CONSTANT VIGILANCE: THE RAF REGIMENT IN THE BURMA CAMPAIGN.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Aviation 2007 1844155005 / 9781844155002 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
302 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w photographs, b&w and colour maps. "A forgotten air force in a forgotten war. This history finally addresses in detail the exploits of the Royal Air Force's youngest Corps, the RAF Regiment, in the campaign in South-East Asia. A dedicated and specialist ground force for active defence of airfields, the Regiment played a vital and significant role in the two major battles for Burma. The struggle at Imphal ranks alongside Stalingrad and Alamein in its significance for the defeat of the Axis. Here, the Regiment patrolled the airstrips and jungle hills and ensured they were clear of Japanese intruders. In March 1945 the Regiment participated in the masterstroke of the Burma campaign; the thrust for, and capture of Meiktila. That the Regiment was able to carry out its tasks so effectively and efficiently despite inadequate numbers, outdated equipment and often with a significant proportion of the unit debilitated with tropical ailments, is a tribute to the diligence, tenacity, persistence and professionalism of its officers and airmen. The book draws on the operations record books, diaries and recollections of the men who served inthe RAF Regiment in South-East Asia Command. It is strongly supported by maps and diagrams and is illustrated with many hitherto unpublished photographs. Small area of very faint line indentations on free front endpaper, small bump at bottom corner of front board. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, very faint line indentations on front and rear panels. 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
BIG MONEY., Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse .)
19 Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville Wodehouse .) BIG MONEY.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1931 First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover Very Good- Fair Harry Beckhoff 
316 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), orange cloth with black title/author blocks, orange lettering. Harry Beckhoff dust jacket and endpaper art. "The mangement of fiancees and the manipulation of high finances go roisterously hand in hand in this amorous and economic history of Biscuit, otherwise Lord Biskerton, son and heir of the sixth Earl of Hoddesdon. Biscuit had red hair, a preliminary scenario for a mustache, and a noble determination to escape the disgrace of work. Berry Conway who has less iron in his soul had succumbed to economic pressure and become the secretary to T. Paterson Frisby, a dyspeptic American who had twenty million and loved every cent of it. When Biscuit and Berry pooled ideas for the mutual betterment of their separate estates, and one idea had to do with Ann Moon, Frisby's beautiful niece and heir, they leaned heavily on Aunt Vera an old campaigner in the field of love. How Uncle Paterson was caught short and rushed to cover while Aunt Vera hedged the market with a double play and salted down two money-making engagements for the house of Hoddesdon is one of the most irresistible tales of the one and only P.G." Light edge wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners, small dog-ear crease on page 69/70, tiny dog-ear crease on page 301/302, small area of faint bleed-through of text print on page 301from page 302 - also on page 308 from page 307, very slight darkening to fore-edge and bottom of text block, slight variations in color on top of text block, snall foxing mark on free rear endpaper. Dust jacket has light to moderate browning & soiling, small chips and tears, old tape repairs on inside surface, tears on hinges, protected in mylar sleeve. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS., Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville.  (P.G. Wodehouse)
20 Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville. (P.G. Wodehouse) A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS.
A.L. Burt, New York, (c1919), reprint by arrangement with George H. Doran. 
302 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" h), hard cover (buff cloth with black lettering on spine, decorative cartouche in orange and black on front board) - no dust jacket. P.G. Wodehouse's particular brand of humor, set as so often in the English countryside a t the historic home of the Earls of Marshmoreton, Belpher Castle in Hampshire. Interior - previous owners name on front pastedown, free front endpaper missing, light browning to pages, light browning stains on copyright page and on a few o t h e r p a g es, book slightly cracked at two places, Exterior - heavy browning to edges of textblock, a few small stains on edges of textblock which migrate slightly into pages, discoloration and small stains on boards. moderate edge wear, fr a yi ng a t to p o f sp ine, darkening to top quarter of spine. Good reading copy only. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
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