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Japanese Lyrics. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn., Hearn (Lafcadio)
141 Hearn (Lafcadio) Japanese Lyrics. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn.

Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1915. First edition. Rebound in half-calf & patterned boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Green coated end papers. The original front wrapper is bound in at the rear, among several blank leaves. Offsetting to the end papers from the adjacent leather at edges, some rubbing to raised bands on spine and to edges, some pencil marks and annotations in text; a very good copy. This book was issued by Houghton Mifflin in: The New Poetry Series. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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John Held Bind-Up. Civilization's Progress / John Held Jr Sings The Old Love Songs / John Held Jr Retells The Old Love Stories., Held (John)
142 Held (John) John Held Bind-Up. Civilization's Progress / John Held Jr Sings The Old Love Songs / John Held Jr Retells The Old Love Stories.
NY, 1931 - 1933. 
8.5 x 11.5 inches. This is a bind-up of John Held works extracted from several periodicals. Held together at the spine with three brass brads. Some fraying along the spine, a bit of wear and discoloration to end leaves and corners, first leaf coming loose, very good generally, and for the most part internally very fresh. It is composed of 42 pieces. There are 33 "Civilization's Progress" extracted from Liberty Magazine, (Aug 8, 1931 - April 2, 1932; weekly except for March 5 and March 19, 1932). There are 5 "John Held Jr Sings The Old Love Songs" extracted from The Illustrated Love Magazine (1932: April, May, Aug, Nov, Dec). There are 3 "John Held Jr Retells The Old Love Stories" extracted from The Illustrated Love Magazine (1933: Jan, July, Aug). Finally there is a single "We Can Be Young Only Once" extracted from an unknown source, a small ink stamp dates it March 1932. The "Civilization's Progress" are all single-page; all the others are double-page. The final page is the first half of another "We Can Be Young Only Once", evidently this is missing the final leaf which would have completed it. A compilation of uncommon works by Held, some from rather scarce magazines. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Reasons to Live. Stories., Hempel (Amy)
143 Hempel (Amy) Reasons to Live. Stories.

NY: Knopf, (1985). Advance, uncorrected proof of the first edition. Green wrappers printed in black. Info sheet stapled to inner front cover (staple removed). Staple hole in front wrapper, date and price supplied in pen, otherwise fine. An uncommon advance copy of the author's first book. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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144 Hibbard (George A.) The Governor and Other Stories.
NY: Scribner's, 1892. First edition. 
Original brown cloth, front cover designed and lettered in white & dark brown, spine lettered in gilt. A few scratches to the back cover, but a very bright and attractive copy. Six stories, of which one is a fantasy: "The End Of The Beginning", a tale of a supernatural visitation, after which a man changes his ways. Wright III: 2659. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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145 Hickson (Mrs. Murray) [Mabel Murray Hickson]. Chronicles of Teddy's Village. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.

London: Ward, Lock, 1899. First edition. Blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece and one inserted plate. An ex-library copy from the Library Company of Philadelphia, with their duplicate/sold stamp on the front label, a small card in the rear, and a sticker on the spine; some dust soiling of the spine and end papers, a very good copy. Short stories, some of which appeared in The Yellow Book and Vanity Fair. Mabel Hickson (later Mabel Greenhow Kitcat) was a British short story writer; an earlier book of stories was: Concerning Teddy (1897). Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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In the Springtime of the Year., Hill (Susan)
146 Hill (Susan) In the Springtime of the Year.

NY: Saturday Review Press/Dutton, (1974). Advance, uncorrected proof of the first edition. Yellow wrappers, ringbound. Inkstamp info on front wrapper, with tentative date and price in pen. A trace of wear to edges, basically a fine copy. A very uncommon proof, and the author's first book. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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147 Hoadly (Benjamin) [Oxberry Edition]. The Suspicious Husband, A Comedy; By Dr. Hoadly. With Prefatory Remarks .... As It Is Performed at The Theatres Royal. By W. Oxberry, Comedian.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Chapple, 1820. "Oxberry's Edition" at the head of the title page. 12mo. Quarter-calf & marbled boards. Some chipping to spine, upper hinge cracked, a couple of pen signatures on title page (Wm. B. Woods and James Taylor), parts of text underlined; very good otherwise. Pencil notes within indicate that this was an acting copy, and that internal marks are by W.B. Woods. The binding has the name "Geo. W. Gile" in gilt along the front hinge. A popular play, first published in 1747. 
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Nine Works: You Can Search Me / Skiddoo / Down The Line / Out For The Coin / Beat It / I'm From Missouri / Back To The Woods / It's Up To You / Get Next., Hobart (George V.) [Writing as Hugh McHugh]
148 Hobart (George V.) [Writing as Hugh McHugh] Nine Works: You Can Search Me / Skiddoo / Down The Line / Out For The Coin / Beat It / I'm From Missouri / Back To The Woods / It's Up To You / Get Next.
NY: Dillingham, (1901 - 1907). 
Nine volumes. All are small 8vo. in tan pictorial cloth, designed and lettered in black & white. Top edges gilt. Frontispieces and illustrations in all volumes. All are first or very early editions (none state otherwise). There are a couple of loose plates, a couple show erosion (silverfish) to cloth, condition is generally bright and very good. One is in a slightly different format: It's Up To You (1902): brown cloth with a wraparound design. It is lacking the front fly leaf, has a cracked hinge and some stains, and the plates are loose. Hobart was a noted author, director and producer on Broadway; although he was born in Canada, his humour is quintessentially American. For the nine volumes: 
Price: 150.00 USD
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149 Hobbes (John Oliver) [Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie] A Bundle of Life.

NY: J. Selwyn Tait, 1894. First American edition. 32mo. Wine cloth ruled and lettered in black. Issued as Volume 6 in The Pseudonym Library. Rubbing to edges, chipping to lower corners of cloth, several ink stamps of a former owner, a few leaves have soiling; generally only very good otherwise. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Tragedy of Errors., Hodgson (Geraldine)
150 Hodgson (Geraldine) A Tragedy of Errors.
London: George Allen, 1900. First edition. 
Red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Light stain to upper margin of some late leaves, a bit rubbed, a bright very good copy in general. A novel of a wilful young girl and her disapproving aunt. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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151 Hoffman (M.H.) Fin du Proces des Deux Gendres, ou Histoire Philosophique et Morale de L'Exhumation et de L'Apotheose de Conaxa.

Paris: Barba, 1812. 8vo. [76] pages. Stapled into later plain wrappers; half-title leaf present, a very good copy. This relates to Etienne's 1810 work: Les Deux Gendres, which was translated into English as: The Two Sons-In-Law. 
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The Emporium. A Novel of Modern Society., Holmes (Alec) [pseudonym of Aimee Byng Hall Scott?].
152 Holmes (Alec) [pseudonym of Aimee Byng Hall Scott?]. The Emporium. A Novel of Modern Society.

London: George Allen, 1912. First edition. Red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded, small name stamp on front end paper; a clean, very good copy generally. A society novel with the usual content of marriages and inheritances, and much to do with the antique trade. The ads at the rear contain a listing of the book, with the variant title: "The Emporium: A Story of the Latest Society Craze". Lady Aimee Byng Scott, nee Hall, (born in Pakistan, 1868), published novels under the pseudonym "Alec Holmes". 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Calmire., Holt (Henry) [published anonymously].
153 Holt (Henry) [published anonymously]. Calmire.
NY: Macmillan, 1892. First edition. 
Blue buckram, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, device in gilt on lower front cover. Green floral end papers. Shelf wear to spine ends, hinges loose but intact, bookplate on front end paper, a clean very good copy. A long (742pp.) melodramatic novel containins some elements of the occult and much religious philosophy. Some mysterious elements, a secret murder in the past, etc. The author was Henry Holt, the American publisher. A second edition, revised, was published the same year. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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154 Hood (Thomas) Endless Fun: or, The Comic Annual.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1838. First edition. 
Original quarter cloth & boards, brown patterned cloth on the spine, printed paper spine label. There is considerable foxing to the entire book, moderate rubbing of the boards and wear to the edges, the paper label shows some rubbing, but is basically all legible; the front outer hinge is split, and the upper cover nearly detached; a very good copy otherwise. Presumably this is the American issue of THE COMIC ANNUAL for 1838, the British edition of which was published by A.H. Baily and Co. Eleven issues of the Annual were produced. In this one Hood takes a swipe at Izaak Walton in A RISE AT THE FATHER OF ANGLING; also a piece on Animal Magnetism. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Frivolous Cupid., Hope (Anthony)
155 Hope (Anthony) Frivolous Cupid.
NY: Platt, Bruce, 1895. First edition. 
12mo. Mustard cloth lettered and designed in black. Some light wear, but a bright very good copy. A collection of short stories which had no British edition. Presumably, a piracy; from The Bookman: "Mr. Hope has recently written to The Bookman that an American firm has published 'a new volume of stories, by Anthony Hope, entitled " Frivolous Cupid.'" Mr. Hope says: 'I have never written any story or any volume of stories under the title of " Frivolous Cupid," and I am in no way responsible for this publication. The stories are very probably written by me. I have not seen the volume. But since I myself exercise a strict censorship with regard to the republication of my earlier essays, I do not desire that in America, where I have received such kind and generous encouragement, I should be held responsible for what may be, in my own judgment, entirely unworthy of republication.'" 
Price: 45.00 USD
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156 Hughes (Richard) A High Wind in Jamaica.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1939. Tenth printing. 
Green cloth, spine lettered in black. Name crossed out on front inner cover with black pen, but quite a fresh copy in a slightly worn pictorial dust jacket, some sunning to the spine. The first ediiton was published in 1929. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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157 Hughes (Thomas) Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby.

NY: George Munro, (copyright 1883). Original decorative wrappers. Light chipping to corners and edges, paper browned, very good otherwise. Issued as The Seaside Library Pocket Edition, No. 120. Double Number. 260 pages, plus 12 pages of publisher's ads at rear. An uncommon edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Feast of the Poets, With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse., Hunt (Leigh)
158 Hunt (Leigh) The Feast of the Poets, With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse.

London: Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, 1815. First edition, second issue; this issue comprises the sheets of the 1814 Cawthorn edition with a canceled title page. Subsequently, an 1815 second edition was issued with the imprint of Gale & Fenner. Disbound, final two leaves detached, old stain to lower section of final leaves; a very good copy. Half-title leaf present, with the imprint of C.H. Reynell on the verso. [158]pp. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Sketch of the Life and Works of Michael Bruce. Re-Printed From The "Leslie News.", J.H.D.
159 J.H.D. Sketch of the Life and Works of Michael Bruce. Re-Printed From The "Leslie News."
Leslie: R.W. Brown, Globe House, 1889. First edition. 
26pp. Original pale green printed wrappers, sewn. Chipping at edges, tears to lower rear cover and last leaf, generally very good. Biographical info and a selection from the works of this Scottish poet. Uncommon. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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160 Jackson (Thomas W.) You Can't Beat It. Thos. W. Jackson Getting Off The Good Ones.
Chicago: Thos. W. Jackson Publishing Company, 1946. Revised edition. 
Stiff color pictorial wrappers, text stapled, lettered in red on front cover. Many cartoon illustrations. Light edge wear, but a very nice, clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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