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101 Ekelund (Vilhelm) Plus Salis.
Halsingbord: Trvckeriaktiebolaget Demokraten, 1945. 
Porous beige wrappers ruled in blue, printed in black. Small stain at upper spine, a few pencil marks in text, otherwise fine. This is copy #1 of 250 numbered copies. Chapter VII is titled: Friendly Arctic. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Platitudes., Ellis (Trey)
102 Ellis (Trey) Platitudes.

NY: Vintage Books, (1988). Advance, uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Yellow wrappers printed in black. A trace of wear to the top edge, a fine copy. A scarce advance copy of the author's first book, which was issued as a trade paperback. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Going to the Territory., Ellison (Ralph)
103 Ellison (Ralph) Going to the Territory.

NY: Random House, (1986). Advance uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Yellow wrappers printed in black, white title slip pasted to front wrapper. One pen note on front, a fine copy. A very uncommon advance copy. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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The Magnate., Elson (Robert)
104 Elson (Robert) The Magnate.
NY: Brentano's, 1909. First American edition. 
Blue cloth ruled and lettered in white. Ownership inscription from 1909, light shelf wear, a bright very good copy. A society novel, concerning a millionaire and his marriage to a young woman. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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The House of the Honeymoon. A Story., Eskew (Harry) [pseudonym].
105 Eskew (Harry) [pseudonym]. The House of the Honeymoon. A Story.

Bloomfileld, NJ: Wiggins, 1903. First edition. Olive burlap binding, sewn, lettered in red. Frontispiece and several full-page illustrations. Edges and corners chipped, paper browning, very good otherwise. A tale illustrating the virtues of Fab-Ri-Ko-Na wallpaper, for which this book is an advertisment. Smith: American Fiction 1901-1925: E-222. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Outlaw's Code., Evans (Evan) [Frederick Faust, aka Max Brand]
106 Evans (Evan) [Frederick Faust, aka Max Brand] Outlaw's Code.
NY: Harper & Brothers, [1954]. First edition. 
Brown boards, black cloth spine lettered in gilt. A nice copy in a slightly soiled, very good dust jacket, some light chipping at edges. A scarce pseudonymous title by Faust/Max Brand. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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107 Evans (Lizzie Estabrook) From Summer to Summer. A Novel.
NY: Minerva, 1892. First edition. 
Light brown printed wrappers. Much of spine chipped away, some soiling of wrappers and chipping to edges, back cover lacking and last page detached; very good otherwise. A fragile and cheaply produced book. Not in Wright. Issued as No. 15 in The Romantic Series, October, 1892. A society novel, dealing in part with an unscrupulous lawyer of the firm of Shylock and Hartless. As with most Minerva books, scarce. 
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Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli., Firbank (Ronald)
108 Firbank (Ronald) Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli.

London: Grant Richards, 1926. First edition. Black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece by Augustus John. Some yellowing to preliminary and final leaves, cloth somewhat dust soiled, a bit of wear to edges; a very good copy. The first edition, with the title leaf a cancel. Benkovitz A11. 1000 copies were printed. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Fellow Captains., Fisher (Dorothy Canfield) and Sarah N. Cleghorn.
109 Fisher (Dorothy Canfield) and Sarah N. Cleghorn. Fellow Captains.

NY: Holt, 1916. First edition. Tan cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Some old stains to the upper edge and corner of some leaves, in general a clean and attractive very good copy in the original dust jacket, which has a chip from the upper front panel and a few old tape marks on the inside, but is otherwise not bad. An uncommon dust jacket. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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110 Fisher (George P.) Out of the Woods. A Romance of Camp Life.

Chicago: McClurg, 1896. First edition. Brown pebbled pictorial cloth, designed in black. Light fraying to top of spine, cloth a bit faded on spine and edges, still a nice clean copy. A novel of Northern Michigan. Wright III: 1872. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances., Fitzgerald (Edward) [published anonymously].
111 Fitzgerald (Edward) [published anonymously]. Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances.

London: Pickering, 1852. First edition. Original olive cloth, covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt, front cover designed and lettered in gilt. Yellow coated end papers. Sunning of cloth at spine and edges, some chipping at spine ends and moderate wear to tips, a bit loose in the binding, very good otherwise. The front fly leaf is partly cut away, and a leather bookplate on the inner front cover, that of Willis Vickery, has offset onto the title page. The second book by Fitzgerald, who was later to translate THE RUBAIYAT. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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Lizbeth. Frontispiece by Hudson., Fitzpatrick (Catherine)
112 Fitzpatrick (Catherine) Lizbeth. Frontispiece by Hudson.

NY: Broadway, (1906). First edition. Green cloth lettered in black. Frontispiece. Publishers ads at rear. A clean very good copy. A novel of Wisconsin. Smith: American Fiction 1900-1925, F-172. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Stories by Gustave Flaubert ('Trois Contes,' translated by Frederic Whyte)., Flaubert (Gustave)
113 Flaubert (Gustave) Stories by Gustave Flaubert ('Trois Contes,' translated by Frederic Whyte).
NY: Dutton, 1910. 
Orange cloth designed and lettered in black. Frontispiece. A bit dusty, a clean very good copy. Issued as a volume in "The World's Storytellers" series, Edited by Arthur Ransome. Three stories, a short chronology, and an introductory essay by Ransome. The British edition of this collection was issued by T.C. & E.C. Jack in the same year. 
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The Patron. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden., Foote (Samuel)
114 Foote (Samuel) The Patron. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.
London: for Harrison and Co., 1780. 
Later plain brown wrappers. 13pp. Frontispiece depicting Mr. Foote in the Character of Sir Thomas Lofty. Old stain to lower corner, very good condition. First performed in 1764. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Bohemia Invaded and Other Stories. With Frontispiece by A.W.B. Lincoln., Ford (James L.)
115 Ford (James L.) Bohemia Invaded and Other Stories. With Frontispiece by A.W.B. Lincoln.
NY & London: Stokes, (1895). First edition. 
12mo. Green cloth, front cover lettered in black and designed in silver, spine lettered in silver. Frontispiece (a stylish cafe' scene). A little shelf wear to spine ends and tips, a very good copy. Issued as a volume in The Bijou Series. Short stories, humorous and satirical, of New York in the 90s. Includes the title story, "High Etiquette in Harlem", "Ban Briordy's Gitaway Shadder", and others. Copies exist in several other colors of cloth, including brown & mustard. 
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Thais. Translated by A.D. Hall., France (Anatole)
116 France (Anatole) Thais. Translated by A.D. Hall.

Chicago: Nile C. Smith, (1891). FIrst American edition, we believe. Original wrappers lacking; rebound in the wrappers of Pratt's Circulating Library, Denver. [206]pp. Title and numbers hand lettered on wrappers, some wear to spine and edges, very good. Issued as the first volume in the Lakeside Series [information from the copy cited in WorldCat]. Thais was first published in French in 1889. This American edition is uncommon. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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117 Francillon (R.E.) et al Wooing: Stories of the Course that Never Did Run Smooth.
London: Hutchinson, [1891]. 
[312]pp. Patterned boards, blue cloth spine lettered in gilt, title on a red leather label lettered in gilt. Floral end papers. Shelf wear to edges, some chipping to spine label, a very good copy. An anthology of wooing stories by R.E. Francillon, Frances Gerrard, Isabel Vernon, William J. Thoms, Hall Byrne, Thomas Archer, Hannah Mary Jones, others. Issued as a volume in The Idle Hour Series, edited by Alfred H. Miles. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Fraternity., Galsworthy (John)
118 Galsworthy (John) Fraternity.
Toronto: Copp-Clark, 1909. First Canadian edition. 
346pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt. Publisher's device in gilt on spine. A few pages opened carelessly, ownership inscription on front end paper, a bit of shelf wear; in general, a bright very good copy. This Canadian edition is comprised of British sheets, with the first signature reprinted for the Canadian edition. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Over The River., Galsworthy (John)
119 Galsworthy (John) Over The River.

Toronto: Ryerson, [1933]. First Canadian edition. Green cloth, front cover designed and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Top edge stained green. Title page printed in black & red. Ownership signature on front fly leaf, dated 1933, cloth slightly spotty, a bright very good copy in a slightly worn dust jacket, some wear to the fore-edge of the front panel, a little chipping to the top of the spine, some tears in the rear panel. In general, quite a decent copy in the uncommon dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Imperial Dragon. Translated by M.H. Bourchier., Gautier (Judith)
120 Gautier (Judith) The Imperial Dragon. Translated by M.H. Bourchier.
[NY & London]: Brentano's, 1928. First American edition. 
Orange boards, black cloth spine lettered in orange. Top edge stained orange. Ownership names on end papers, some discoloration of boards, a very good copy. Printed in Great Britain. A novel by the daughter of Theophile Gautier. First published in French as: Le Dragon Imperial (Paris, 1869). 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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