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1) MELCHIOR'S DREAM AND OTHER TALES
J. H. G. (Ewing, Julia Horatia) (Mrs. Ewing)
 
London: Bell and Daldy, 1869. London: Bell and Daldy, 1869. Early and scarce edition, first published as "Melchior's Dream" in Monthly Packet, 1861 and subsequently as "Melchior's Dream, and Other Tales" by Bell & Sons, 1862. 12mo. Bright blue cloth binding with gold rosette decoration, gold titles, rough-cut pages. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Light chocolate coated endpapers. Frontispiece illustration by M.S.G. Margaret Gatty. Contains ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$200.00
2) MELCHIOR'S DREAM AND OTHER TALES
J. H. G. (Ewing, Julia Horatia) (Mrs. Ewing)
 
London: George Bell and Sons, 1886. First thus, first published as "Melchior's Dream" in Monthly Packet, 1861 and subsequently as "Melchior's Dream, and Other Tales" by Bell & Sons, 1862. Decorative green silk binding with fancy gilt titles, elaborate decoration in black in blind. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Floral endpapers in light brown. Frontispiece plus 7 illustrations by Gordon Browne. Contains "Melchior's Dream", "The Blackbi... more information

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$175.00
3) The Great War : Stories of World War I
Jablonski, Edward
 
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1965. 12mo. Hard cover. Pictorial boards. 210 p. Illustrated. Dynamically written stories of the heroes of World War I, including "Boy Wonder" Douglas MacArthur. Minor shelf wear. Pages tanned. Near-fine.. Hard Cover. Near-Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Kohn, Arnie. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) English Literature 1815-1832. Oxford History of English Literature Volume X
Jack, Ian
 
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1963. First Edition. Cloth binding, 643 pp. Very clean, square, solid book. Previous owner name to front endpaper, tiny spot to spine. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
5) French Pronunciation and Diction
Jack, J. W
 
New York: D. C. Heath and Company. No edition stated, nor publication date, c. 1920's. Ochre cloth binding, green lettering and blindstamped ruling. 243 pp. An interesting book focusing on French pronunciation, rather than grammar or vocabulary or literature. A few notes here and there. Very good condition.. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
6) The Irish in Britain
Jackson, John Archer
 
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963. First edition. Red cloth binding, black titles, 208 pp. A study of the Irish in Britain, primarily in the 19th century. Ex-lib. Overenthusiastic librarian used black marker on page edges to cross off stampings. Inside of book tight, bright, clean. Excellent reading copy in good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$55.00
7) Frieda Lawrence: Including Not I, but the Wind and Other Autobiographical Writings
Jackson, Rosemary; Jackson, Rosie; Lawrence, Frieda Von Richthofen
 
New York: HarperCollins, 1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 240 pp. Life of D. H. Lawrence's wife with rare photographs. Previous owner bookplate to front endpaper, else clean, solid book. Light shelfwear to dustjacket. Very good in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
8) Ramona: A Story
Jackson, Helen Hunt
 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap New York: Grosset & Dunlap, no publication date. Reprint. 12mon. Cloth binding, 424 pp. Intensely thrilling without sensationalism, this book most graphically illustrates the white man's injustice to the Indian and a romance set an excitingly colorful western adventure. Fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
9) Ramona: A Story
Jackson, Helen Hunt
 
Boston: Little, Brown, 1932. Boston: Little, Brown, 1932. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 447 pp. Color frontispiece and internal black and white illustrations by Stoops. Intensely thrilling without sensationalism, this book most graphically illustrates the white man's injustice to the Indian and a romance set an excitingly colorful western adventure. Previous gift inscription. Thin waterstain at bottom of boards and corner. Heavily chipped dust jacket panel at rear, price-clipped. Good in fair dust ... more information

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$29.00
10) The Singack and Mead's Basin Brickyards in Wayne Township
Jackson, Charles S.
 
Wayne, NJ: Wayne Township Historical Commission, 1978. Wayne: Wayne Township Historical Commission, 1978. No edition stated. 4to. Trade paperback, 58 pp. Illustrated. Very good.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.. ... more information

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$22.00
11) Ramona: A Story
Jackson, Helen Hunt
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1923. Boston, MA, Little, Brown, 1923. Reprint. 12mon. Red silk with black lettering embossed on spine and front board. Flowers embossed in black on front board. Illustrated front piece, 457 pp. "Intensely thrilling without sensationalism, this book most graphically illustrates the white man's injustice to the Indian and a romance set an excitingly colorful western adventure. Dust jacket has some shelf-wear and dog-earing, but illustrations on front and back remain vivid, own... more information

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$30.00
12) The Short Guard
Jackson
 
New York: McGraw Hill, 1961. Red cloth hardcover. G/VG. Ex-library. Inside flaps of DJ have tape marks. Inside cover soiled. Stamps from library both inside covers. Board corners bumped. How a short point guard makes his basketball career a success against all odds.. Cloth. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robert Henneberger. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$16.50
13) James Martineau: A Biography and Study
Jackson, A. W
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1900. A. W. Jackson, James Martineau: A Biography and Study. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1900. First Edition. 8vo. Maroon silk binding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, rough-cut pp. pp. 459, 4 ads. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate to front board. Frontispiece engraving, protective tissue. Covers Martineau's life, works, career as a religious teacher, and philosophy. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo... more information

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$44.00
14) The Short Guard
Jackson
 
New York: McGraw Hill, 1961. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. 8vo. Ex-school library. Red cloth hardcover. Ex-library. Inside flaps of DJ have tape marks. Inside cover soiled. Stamps from library both inside covers. Board corners bumped. How a short point guard makes his basketball career a success against all odds. Good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robert Henneberger. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Librar... more information

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$16.50
15) The Sunnier Side: Twelve Arcadian Tales
Jackson, Charles
 
New York, NY: Farrar & Straus, 1950. New York, NY, Farrar & Straus, 1950. First edition. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and lavender designs embossed on spine and gilt lettering embossed of front board, 311 pp. The book is not subtitled "Twelve Arcadian Tales" for reasons of irony alone. The scene is the same through-out: the upstate village of Arcadia during the years of 1912 through 1918, and many of the same characters appear from story to story so that the collection has a unity. ... more information

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$45.00
16) Altars of Unhewn Stone : Science and the Earth
Jackson, Wes
 
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1987. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 158 p. Jackson issues an urgent call for a new view of contemporary agriculture, combining findings from scientific and practical research with a keen interpretation of pertinent literature. He demonstrates the wisdom of traditional attitudes towards farming, land and resource use, and the interrelations of cultural and biological communities. Fine in near fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7&fr... more information

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$90.00
17) The River Where Blood Is Born
Jackson-Opoku, Sandra
 
New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1997. New York, NY, Ballantine Books, 1997. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Dark blue quarter cloth over red boards with gilt lettering embossed on spine, 401 pp. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, still bright and shiny. Near fine in a very good+ dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition, First Printing. Quarter Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$24.00
18) A Traveller's War
Jacob, Alaric
 
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1944. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1944. First edition. 8vo. Red cloth binding, decoration in black. 393 pp. First-hand observations and reporting by the Reuters writer. Jacob went to Africa and witnessed the Allied defeat at Tobruk and the eventual success at Alameida. Then he went to Syria, Iraq and the Caucasus. In India he witnessed the most recent fast of Gandhi. Ex-library with library markings. Dust jacket has long tear and chipping. Good in good dust jacket, protected with an archiva... more information

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$22.00
19) Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party
Jacobs, Caroline Elliott and Edyth Ellerbeck Read
 
Boston: L. C. PAGE & COMPANY, 1912. First edition, second printing. Decorative cloth with blue, yellow, black and brown illustration. A sequel to A Texas Blue Bonnet by Emilia Elliott Caroline Emilia Jacobs. Frontispiece photograph plus 5 additional plates. Occasional foxing, soiling. Boards soiled, spine sunned. Good condition.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Illus. by GOSS, JOHN. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
20) Introduction to the Art of the Movies
Jacobs, Lewis
 
New York: The Noonday Press, 1967. Reprint. 12mo. Pictorial boards, 302 pp. An anthology of writings collected by Jacobs on the movie as an art form, from 1910 to 1960. Invaluable reference to thinking about the arts during this period.. Reprint. Pictorial Boards. Very Good. 12 mo.. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$29.00
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