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The Last Load. Stories and Essays., Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie].
21 Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie]. The Last Load. Stories and Essays.
cat40a 
London: Methuen, (1925). First edition, remainder issue. Gray boards, lettered in black. 8-page catalogue at rear dated "629". Slightly leaned, a very nice copy otherwise in a slighty worn, very good dust jacket, some very light chipping to the top of the spine. There is a small price reduction sticker on the spine, which is slightly chipped. The first issue was in blue cloth, with the spine lettered in gilt, and the catalogue at the rear dated "625". This collection includes two supernatural stories. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Tourmalin's Time Cheques., Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie].
22 Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie]. Tourmalin's Time Cheques.
Chicago: Donohue Brothers, [c.1892]. cat40a 
Early reprint. Original pictorial wrappers, front cover printed in red & black. [206]pp., stapled. The back cover is lacking; the book is rebound in the tan lettered wrappers of Pratt's Circulating Library from Denver. Front cover is glued partly onto the original front wrapper, but it is mostly undamaged. The title is spelled differently on the front wrapper: Tourmaline's instead of Tourmalin's. The rubber stamp of Pratt's Circulating Library is stamped on the covers and all through the book, on almost every page! The British edition appeared from Arrowsmith, also in 1891. A comic novel in which a man can bank hours of time, to redeem later. An uncommon edition. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Tourmalin's Time Cheques., Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie].
23 Anstey (F.) [Thomas Anstey Guthrie]. Tourmalin's Time Cheques.
cat40a 
NY: Appleton, 1891. First American edition. Tan illustrated boards, brown cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edge wear, some rubbing of boards, bookplate on inner front cover, a clean very good copy. The British edition appeared from Arrowsmith, also in 1891. A comic novel in which a man can bank hours of time, to redeem later. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Man's Mortality. A Story., Arlen (Michael)
24 Arlen (Michael) Man's Mortality. A Story.
cat40a 
London: Heinemann, 1933. First edition. Black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Bookplate on inner front board, a bit of rubbing to spine ends and tips, but a clean very good copy in a decent dust jacket. The jacket has some internal tape at the upper spine, a bit of wear at folds, but is very good and quite presentable. A future novel of aviation, set in the 1980s. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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The Lost Nation., Aronstam (Noah E.)
25 Aronstam (Noah E.) The Lost Nation.
Detroit: Duo-Art Press, (1937). First edition. cat40a 
92pp. Gray-green textured cloth lettered in gold, gold device on spine and front cover. Bookplate of Stuart Teitler in front. Ownership stamp of Donald Wollheim in rear. Some rubbing of cloth, a very good copy. Later reprinted by Behrman's Jewish Book House in 1940. Reginald 00514. Of the Kazars of Asia-Minor. 
Price: 125.00 CAD
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A Whirl Asunder. With Frontispiece by E. Frederick., Atherton (Gertrude)
26 Atherton (Gertrude) A Whirl Asunder. With Frontispiece by E. Frederick.
cat40a 
NY: Stokes, (1895). First edition. 12mo. Tan cloth, spine and front cover designed and lettered in silver. Frontispiece. Inner hinges cracking, corners bumped, light fraying to spine ends, a very good copy. Presumably, the first issue as described by Merle Johnson's AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS, with sheets measuring 6" in height. A strange, spiritualistic tale set in California, with a brief appearance of a ghost at the end. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The White Morning. A Novel of the Power of the German Women in Wartime., Atherton (Gertrude)
27 Atherton (Gertrude) The White Morning. A Novel of the Power of the German Women in Wartime.
NY: Stokes, (1918). First edition. 
Brown cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial paper label on front cover. Frontispiece from a photo by Arnold Genthe, tissue guart intact. Lower edge a bit scuffed, a very good copy. An alternate-history novel in which women revolutionaries rise up to end the Great War and establish a new society. Reginald 00610. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Devil Tree of El Dorado. A Romance of British Guiana. With Illustrations by Leigh Ellis and Fred. Hyland. Third Edition., Aubrey (Frank) [Frank Atkins]
28 Aubrey (Frank) [Frank Atkins] The Devil Tree of El Dorado. A Romance of British Guiana. With Illustrations by Leigh Ellis and Fred. Hyland. Third Edition.
cat40a 
London: Hutchinson, (1896). Third Edition. Dark brown pictorial cloth designed and lettered in light brown and gilt. Black coated end papers. Frontispiece and 7 inserted plates. The cloth has split along the rear hinge, and cracked at the top of the spine, where it has been carefully repaired. Some discoloration to edges of end paper, a stain to the lower blank margins of about 100 pages in the middle of the book, very good otherwise. On the whole, a very fresh and quite attractive copy despite these features. A lost race novel of the lost city of Manoa; immortality, a carnivorous tree. A classic in the field. Locke: Spectrum of Fantasy: page 25. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Metatopia., Ball (F.N.)
29 Ball (F.N.) Metatopia.
Ipswich: Thames Bank Publishing Company, (1961). First edition. 
Beige cloth, spine lettered in red. Stain at base of spine, otherwise a nice clean copy in a chipped dust jacket, lacking a quarter of the lower spine and a large piece from the upper front panel. A utopian novel set in the year 2023. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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Bikey The Skicycle & Other Tales of Jimmieboy. Illustrated by Peter Newell., Bangs (John Kendrick)
30 Bangs (John Kendrick) Bikey The Skicycle & Other Tales of Jimmieboy. Illustrated by Peter Newell.

NY: Riggs, 1902. First edition. Blue pictorial cloth, spine lettered in white, front cover designed in white & gilt. Frontispiece in color, and 7 b&w inserted plates by Peter Newell. Spine a bit faded, some edge wear to spine ends, a very good copy otherwise. The margins of the end papers, the plates, and their adjacent pages are discolored; some old staining along the fore-edge of the back cover. Still, a decent looking copy. Twelve adventures of Jimmieboy, one of which is a trip to Saturn. Bleiler: Science-Fiction: The Early Years: 116. BAL 757. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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In Camp With A Tin Soldier. Illustrated by E.M. Ashe., Bangs (John Kendrick)
31 Bangs (John Kendrick) In Camp With A Tin Soldier. Illustrated by E.M. Ashe.
NY: Russell, 1892. First edition. 
Red pictorial cloth designed in black and orange, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Frontispiece & 5 plates. Slight soiling of spine, a bright very good copy. Fantasy featuring the character Jimmieboy. BAL 710. 
Price: 65.00 CAD
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The Worsted Man. A Musical Play for Amateurs., Bangs (John Kendrick)
32 Bangs (John Kendrick) The Worsted Man. A Musical Play for Amateurs.
NY & London: Harper, 1905. First edition. cat40a 
16mo. [86]pp. Blue cloth designed and lettered in white. Frontispiece and 5 plates. Light shelf wear to edges, some browning of end papers, a bright very good copy. There are numerous pencil marks in the text throughout. A curious little musical fantasy, about a stuffed doll-man. BAL 766. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Tiddledywink Tales. Illustrated by Charles Howard Johnson., Bangs (John Kendrick)
33 Bangs (John Kendrick) Tiddledywink Tales. Illustrated by Charles Howard Johnson.
NY: Russell, 1891. First edition. 
Red decorative cloth designed and lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Frontispiece and many illustrations in the text. Repairs to inner hinges, tear in lower part of title page repaired with glue, in general a bright very good copy otherwise. BAL 706. The first of the Jimmieboy books. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Toppleton's Client or A Spirit In Exile., Bangs (John Kendrick)
34 Bangs (John Kendrick) Toppleton's Client or A Spirit In Exile.
NY: Webster, 1893. First edition. cat40a 
Blue-green cloth lettered and designed in gilt. Plain end papers. The gilt is faded, a couple of worn spots on spine, basically a very good copy. We have seen this book with floral end papers. Priority is unknown. BAL 714. A lawyer is outwitted by a ghost, who takes control of his body. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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Emblemland., Bangs (John Kendrick) and Charles Raymond Macauley.
35 Bangs (John Kendrick) and Charles Raymond Macauley. Emblemland.
NY: Russell, 1902. First edition. 
Blue-green cloth designed and lettered in gilt. Many illustrations by Macauley. Light wear to edges and corners of cloth, but quite bright very good copy. A difficult book to find in decent condition. Reprinted as "Rollo in Emblemland: a Tale Inspired By Lewis Carroll's Wonderland", this is a tale similar to Alice, in which a young boy named Rollo visits an unusual country peopled with iconic characters like Uncle Sam, Puck, John Bull, Father Time, etc. 
Price: 200.00 CAD
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A Song of Stone., Banks (Iain M.)
36 Banks (Iain M.) A Song of Stone.
cat40a 
London: Abacus, 1997. First edition. Black boards, spine lettered in gilt. Black end papers, the front one pictorial. Light bumping to corners, but a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Feersum Endjinn., Banks (Iain M.)
37 Banks (Iain M.) Feersum Endjinn.
cat40a 
London: Orbit, 1994. First edition. Black boards, spine lettered in gilt. American price sticker on lower front dust jacket flap. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Inversions., Banks (Iain M.)
38 Banks (Iain M.) Inversions.
cat40a 
NY: Pocket Books, 2000. First American edition. Red boards, spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, a couple of tiny nicks to the lower edge. The UK first edition appeared in 1998. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Complicity., Banks (Iain)
39 Banks (Iain) Complicity.
cat40a 
London: Little, Brown, 1993. First edition. Black & cream boards, spine designed and lettered in silver. Grey end papers, the front one pictorial. Some faint edge wear, but fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Complicity., Banks (Iain)
40 Banks (Iain) Complicity.
cat40a 
NY: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, (1995). First American edition. Advance, uncorrected proof copy in wrappers. Some dust soiling, light wear & creases to back cover, bookstore stamp on title, a clean very good copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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