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1 Affery (Charles) Misled: A Society Novel.
NY: Minerva, 1889. First edition. 
Original printed wrappers. Back cover lacking, spine ends chipped, old stain to front cover, name stamped in ink on front cover, very good otherwise. Issued as No. 15 in the Minerva Series, November, 1889. Evidently a cloth edition exists as well, as it is listed in Wright III: 31 (HEH only). Scarce. A society novel in which a man's bride-to-be dumps him upon learning that he was born out of wedlock. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of The Plague and The Fire. With Illustrations by John Franklin and H.K. Browne., Ainsworth (William Harrison)
2 Ainsworth (William Harrison) Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of The Plague and The Fire. With Illustrations by John Franklin and H.K. Browne.

London: Routledge, [c.1874]. Large 8vo. Blue decorative cloth, designed and lettered in black and gilt. Light brown printed end papers, containing ads for the series. Frontispiece, vignette title page, and 20 inserted plates. Issued as a volume in the series: Routledge's Octavo Novels. Fraying to spine ends, inner hinges cracked, some shelf wear, about very good otherwise, internally quite fresh. Engravings are attractive, good quality impressions, some have onion skins. First published in 1841. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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Marjorie Daw and Other People., Aldrich (Thomas Bailey)
3 Aldrich (Thomas Bailey) Marjorie Daw and Other People.
Boston: Osgood, 1873. First edition. 
Original brown cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt, design in gilt on front cover. Brown coated end papers. Light wear to spine ends, a bit rubbed at hinges, a clean and quite attractive very good copy. From the library of Adrian Homer Goldstone, with his bookplate on the inner front cover. BAL 276. 
Price: 75.00 CAD 37.50 CAD 
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The Story of Ida. Epitaph on an Etrurian Tomb., Alexander (Francesca)
4 Alexander (Francesca) The Story of Ida. Epitaph on an Etrurian Tomb.

Portland, Maine: Mosher, 1899. 8vo. Stiff ivory-paper wrappers, overlapping edges, designed and lettered in dark brown. Frontispiece. This is one of 100 numbered copies on Japan Vellum. Small bookplate on inner front cover, creased where overlapping covers meet page edges, a nice clean copy. The preface is by John Ruskin, dated 1883. The frontispiece is dated 1872. This is a sentimental tale of a virtuous young woman, first published in 1883; after reading it, John Greenleaf Whittier wrote a sonnet of the same title. 
Price: 60.00 CAD 30.00 CAD 
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5 Alford (Norman) The Rhymers' Club.

[Victoria?]: Cormorant Press, (1980). First edition. Brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Tan end papers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, some tiny tears at edges, but basically as-new. A study of the group which included Yeats, Arthur Symons, Ernest Dowson, and others. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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Almanach des Muses, 1790., Almanack [Chateaubriand contribution].
6 Almanack [Chateaubriand contribution]. Almanach des Muses, 1790.

Paris: Delalaine, 1790. 12mo. Green half-calf & marbled boards, covers ruled in gilt, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Engraved title leaf. 330 pages, plus one leaf of addenda/corrections at rear. Contemporary patterned wrappers are bound in. Some damage to the last couple of leaves, at the gutter, with very slight loss; binding rubbed at joints and tips; in general, a clean very good copy. Chateaubriand contributes a poem at page 205: L'Amour de la Campage [ as M. le Chevalier de C*** ]. Pages 303 - 330 contain detailed ads for poetry and other works, entitled: Notice de Tous les Ouvrages de Poesie Qui Ont Paru en 1789. A charming French poetry almanack, the text entirely in French. 
Price: 90.00 CAD 45.00 CAD 
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7 Anacreon. Anacreontis Carmina. Accedunt Selecta Quaedam E Lyricorum Reliquiis. E Recensione et cum Notis Rich. Fr. Phil. Brunckii. Nova Editio Stereotypa Emendatissima.

Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumtibus et Typis Caroli Tauchnitii, 1829. [100] pages. 3.5 X 5 inches. Brown marbled boards, green calf spine designed in gilt. Scattered foxing throughout, heavier towards the later leaves; some small nicks to edges, but a very nice copy. Selections from Anacreon; the text is in Greek, the preface and notes in Latin. 
Price: 50.00 CAD 25.00 CAD 
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In The Snow: Tales of Mount St. Bernard., Anderdon (Rev. W.H.)
8 Anderdon (Rev. W.H.) In The Snow: Tales of Mount St. Bernard.

London: Burns, Oates, 1868. First edition. Blue decorative cloth, spine and front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Brown coated end papers. One leaf of ads at rear. Prize inscription on front end paper, light shelf wear, very slight chipping to spine ends, a bright very good copy. Tales set in the Alps. 
Price: 50.00 CAD 25.00 CAD 
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Pen, Patron, and Public. A Critical Survey., Anon. [possibly by J. H. Escott]
9 Anon. [possibly by J. H. Escott] Pen, Patron, and Public. A Critical Survey.
London: Greening, 1907. First edition. 
Red cloth lettered in gilt. A few blemishes to cloth, in general a bright, very good copy. A survey of literary patronage, much to do with 19th century British authors. An uncommon book. 
Price: 55.00 CAD 27.50 CAD 
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Arfao or A Roland for an Oliver. The Romance Of A Newspaper Personal. By HER and THEM. Elaborately Illustrated., Anonymous.
10 Anonymous. Arfao or A Roland for an Oliver. The Romance Of A Newspaper Personal. By HER and THEM. Elaborately Illustrated.

NY: Cosmos Publishing Club, 1906. First edition. Original brown cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece & 2 inserted plates. Inner front hinge cracked, moderate edge wear, a fairly bright, very good copy. Small sticker and ownership signature on front end paper. A curious piece of epistolary fiction, comprising a brief narrative and a series of newspaper personals and responses. Smith: American Fiction, 1901-1925: A-297. 
Price: 125.00 CAD 62.50 CAD 
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The Man Who Never Understood., Anonymous.
11 Anonymous. The Man Who Never Understood.

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, (1924). First edition, Colonial Issue (so stamped on the copyright page). Blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover lettered in blind. Some pen marks and small marks to end papers; a bright and attractive copy. An anonymous epistolary work of fiction, consisting of letters from a woman to her love, Ronald, written in the 1920s. Touches on politics, love, social issues. 
Price: 50.00 CAD 25.00 CAD 
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The Modern Story Teller: Or The Best Stories of the Best Authors, Now first Collected. (At the top of the title page: "Putnam's Story Library")., Anthology.
12 Anthology. The Modern Story Teller: Or The Best Stories of the Best Authors, Now first Collected. (At the top of the title page: "Putnam's Story Library").

NY: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1856. First edition, later or remaindered issue. 8vo. 324pp. Original blue-green printed wrappers, with the 1859 imprint of S.H. Colesworthy, Portland, on the front wrapper. Much chipping at edges, most of spine lacking, only the upper of three stitch-holes still containing thread, puncture through front cover and first 10 pages (affecting the first letter of the imprint); very good otherwise. Offsetting on many pages where leaves were pressed between. Issued in cloth by Putnam, but rarely seen in this wrappered issue. Many stories, some of which look to be criminous, none of which bear the author's names. Wright II: 1727. 
Price: 100.00 CAD 50.00 CAD 
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13 Ardagh (W.M.) The Knightly Years.

London & NY: John Lane, 1912. First edition. Blue cloth, front cover ruled and lettered in white, spine ruled in white and lettered in gilt. 16-page publishers catalogue at rear, plus a 4-page Anatole France ad section (order form intact). Upper edge stained blue. Small Canadian bookstore label in rear, a clean and very attractive copy. Historical adventure, of the Spanish in the Canary Islands during the reign of Isabella. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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14 Artzibashef (Michael) Tales of the Revolution. Translated by Percy Pinkerton.

London: Secker, 1917. First British edition. Black cloth lettered in red, top edge stained black. Small bruise to upper page edges, spine slightly faded, but a fresh and attractive copy. Five stories. The American edition appeared the same year from Huebsch. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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15 Bacon (Peggy) The True Philosopher and Other Cat Tales. Illustrated with Etchings by the Author.

Boston: Four Seas, 1919. First edition. Blue cloth, spine ruled and lettered in white. Frontispiece & 12 inserted plates. Some staining of the front cover near the spine, a bit of edge wear, a clean very good copy in general. 
Price: 35.00 CAD 17.50 CAD 
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Miss Traumerei. A Weimar Idyl., Bagby (Albert Morris)
16 Bagby (Albert Morris) Miss Traumerei. A Weimar Idyl.
Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, 1895. 
Original green cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Title page printed in black & red. Some dust soiling of cloth, a number of pages have small corners torn off (used as bookmarks?), not affecting text, otherwise a very good copy. Wright III: 208, citing a NY edition published by the author, but also mentioning this Boston imprint. The title page in this copy is a cancel, indicating that the sheets of the first edition were likely utilized for this issue. Also the binding bears no publisher's imprint. A musical novel concerning Franz Liszt. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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The Siege: A Comedy, in Five Acts. [from the first London edition, of 1812]. [bound with four other plays]., Baillie (Joanna) also Thomas Otway, Thomas Morton, William Dimond.
17 Baillie (Joanna) also Thomas Otway, Thomas Morton, William Dimond. The Siege: A Comedy, in Five Acts. [from the first London edition, of 1812]. [bound with four other plays].

NY: Published by The Longworths, Aug - 1812. First American edition. 12mo. 67 pages. [bound with] Thomas Otway: The Orphan; or, The Unhappy Marriage. NY: David Longworth, 1818 [bound with] Thomas Morton: The Knight of Snowdoun: A Musical Drama. NY: D. Longworth, 1811. [bound with] Thomas Morton: Speed The Plough; A Comedy. Philadelphia: Carey, 1807 [bound with] William Dimond: The Aethiop; or, The Child of the Desert. NY: D. Longworth, March - 1813. The five works bound in one volume, 12mo., full calf, the spine ruled and numbered (16) in gilt. Upper cover lacking, some old stains to lower corner, spine label missing, scattered foxing, internally very good. The American Longworth editions are uncommon. 
Price: 100.00 CAD 50.00 CAD 
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18 Baker (Frank) Full Score.

NY: Coward-McCann, (1942). First American edition. Blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Top edge stained red. A very nice copy in dust jacket, just some light edge wear. Published in the UK as: ALLANAYR (1941). A highly-regarded music novel. 
Price: 45.00 CAD 22.50 CAD 
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19 Baker (Frank) Teresa. A Journey Out Of Time.
NY: Coward-McCann, (1961). First American edition. 
Brown boards, red cloth spine lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy, in a slightly used dust jacket, some small chips from edges. 
Price: 35.00 CAD 17.50 CAD 
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The Seabirds Are Still Alive. [The Organizer's Wife and Other Stories]., Bambara (Toni Cade)
20 Bambara (Toni Cade) The Seabirds Are Still Alive. [The Organizer's Wife and Other Stories].

NY: Random House, (1977). Advance, uncorrected proofs of the first edition. This proof has the Seabirds title on the printed slip which is taped to the front wrapper, covering the original title. On the half-title and title pages, the original title, The Organizer's Wife... , has been crossed out in black pen. A promotional sheet from the publisher is laid in, bearing the Seabirds title, dated 1977. A couple of wrinkled corners, basically a fine copy. Scarce. 
Price: 125.00 CAD 62.50 CAD 
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