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Batiste of Isle La Motte. His "Trubbles"., Trombley (D.T.)
361 Trombley (D.T.) Batiste of Isle La Motte. His "Trubbles".

Burlington: Free Press Printing Company, 1915. First edition. Red cloth, front cover designed in white. Frontispiece & several humorous illustrations. Some rubbing of front cover, spine a bit faded, but not bad; a bright, very good copy. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front fly leaf, dated 1917. Smith: American Fiction 1901 - 1925: T-384. Crazy French-Canadian dialect poems and short stories. Trombley later issued another similar volume: Batiste: Original Canadian Dialect Poems (Isle La Motte: The Author, 1928). 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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362 Turbyfill (Mark) and Samuel Putnam. Evaporation. A Symposium.
Winchester, Mass.: Modern Review, 1923. First edition. 
Original black boards lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends, some dust soiling of boards, a very good copy. This is Putnam's first book. A collection of verse. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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363 Twain (Mark) Jim Smiley & his Jumping Frog. Illustrated by John T. McCutcheon

Chicago: Pocahontas Press, 1940. Patterned cloth, leather spine lettered in gilt. Green end papers. Very light scuffing to spine ends, a fine copy. Nicely printed, an attractive little press book. 
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Sademed tuhas., Under (Marie)
364 Under (Marie) Sademed tuhas.
Toronto: Ortoprint, 1954. 
135pp. Tan boards, front cover stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece photo of Under. Illustrations by Abel Lee. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Fine condition. A scarce collection by this major Estonian poet. Text is entirely in Estonian. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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365 Vasili (Count Paul) et al. Berlin Society. (in) Munro's Pocket Magazine, 1881.
Boston: Jordan, Marsh, [ca.1890s] / (NY: Munro, 1881.) 
Brown wrappers lettered in black. Slight chipping to edges, a very good copy. Issued as No. 16 in J.M. & Co.'s Popular Standard Novels Series. This is actually an issue of Munro's Pocket Magazine for 1881, rebound with a new cover. Illustrated with plates. In addition to the title story, there are nine stories by George Augustus Sala, part of a serialization of A FAMILY AFFAIR by Hugh Conway, and various other poems & stories. According to an editorial within, Vasili's book BERLIN SOCIETY was suppressed for having satirized Count Bismarck, an attractive portrait of whom is included. A scarce magazine. 
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366 Victor (Meta Victoria Fuller) The Blunders of a Bashful Man. By the Author of "A Bad Boy's Diary". [Meta Victoria Fuller Victor].

NY: Ogilvie, (1881). Original green printed wrappers, stapled. 168 pages. Spine partly chipped away, covers chipped at edges, a couple of pages starting out of first gathering; about very good. A fragile book printed on cheap paper. The copyright statement is by Street & Smith. Possibly the first edition, though Ogilvie seems to have put the book out in a number of formats in 1881. Meta Victor, who also wrote as Seeley Regester, was a prolific author of Dime Novels and other works. 
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367 Vollmann (William T.) An Afghanistan Picture Show. Or, How I Saved The World.

NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1992). First edition. Beige boards, green cloth spine lettered in gilt. Pictorial end papers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
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368 Vollmann (William T.) Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs.

London: Andre Deutsch, (1991). First edition, preceding the USA edition. Brown boards, spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 1000 copies were printed. 
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369 Vollmann (William T.) Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs.

NY: Pantheon, (1991). First edition. Boards, black cloth spine lettered in gilt. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Vollmann on the title page. 
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370 Vollmann (William T.) Whores for Gloria.

NY: Pantheon, (1991). First edition. Black boards, black cloth spine, lettered in green. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, some faint rubbing, but as-new. Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. 
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Storia di Carlo XII. Re di Svezia del Signor di Voltaire. Decima Edizione. Tradotta dall' ultima di Olanda...  Con le Note del Signor de la Motraye, e le Risposte del Signor di Voltaire., Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)
371 Voltaire (François Marie Arouet) Storia di Carlo XII. Re di Svezia del Signor di Voltaire. Decima Edizione. Tradotta dall' ultima di Olanda... Con le Note del Signor de la Motraye, e le Risposte del Signor di Voltaire.

Venezia: Bortolo, 1810. Two volumes bound as one. 188 + [170] pages. Frontispiece in Volume One. Contemporary quarter-calf & marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Wear to edges and tips, foxing throughout, a very good copy in general. The frontispiece portrait of Charles XII is signed "F. Ricci". It is similar to, but differs from the portraits in the one in the 18th century Italian editions. This is the tenth Italian edition of Voltaire's history of Charles XII, which was first published in France in 1731. Text is in Italian. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Theatre de Voltaire. Nouvelle Edition. Ornee de Portraits en Pied Colories. Dessins de M. Geffroy., Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)
372 Voltaire (François Marie Arouet) Theatre de Voltaire. Nouvelle Edition. Ornee de Portraits en Pied Colories. Dessins de M. Geffroy.
Paris: Laplace, Sanchez, 1885. 
8vo. Half-calf & marbled boards. Marbled end papers. Frontispiece & three plates in colour from designs by Geffroy. Scattered foxing, staining along hinges, some shelf wear, esp. to upper corner of front cover; a sound, very good copy. 
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Laughter of the Sphinx. With Illustrations by F.W. Stokes. Artist-Member of the Peary Relief Expedition, 1892, and of the North Greenland Expedition of 1893-94., Vorse (Albert White)
373 Vorse (Albert White) Laughter of the Sphinx. With Illustrations by F.W. Stokes. Artist-Member of the Peary Relief Expedition, 1892, and of the North Greenland Expedition of 1893-94.
San Francisco, NY, etc.: Drexel Biddle, 1900. First edition. 
Blue-green pictorial cloth designed in brown, white and silver. Frontispiece and 9 inserted plates by F.W. Stokes. Ink signature on the front end paper, very light shelf wear, a nice clean copy. Eleven stories collected from Scribner's, Ainslee's, Godey's, Harper's and other periodicals, with Greenland and Arctic settings, illustrated with some good images. Wright III: 5703. A nice copy of a handsome book. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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374 Waldron (Webb) Uncharted. The Tale of an Island and a Ship.

NY: Greystone Press, (1936). First edition. Beige cloth, front cover designed in blue, spine lettered in blue. Some wear and light fraying to spine ends, some dust soiling, generally very good in pictorial dust jacket which is also dust soiled, and chipped at spine ends & corners. Of an American ship forced to deviate its course to the Island of Torva. Waldron was an American novelist born in Michigan. He was the managing editor of Collier's Weekly at the onset of WWI. 
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375 Ward (Anna) -editor. Surf and Wave: The Sea as Sung by the Poets.

NY: Crowell, (1883). Green decorative cloth, designed and lettered in black and gilt. Yellow end papers. Frontispiece & many illustrations throughout. Ownership signature, small sticker, and penned poem on front end paper; a very bright, clean and attractive copy. Also seen in salmon decorative cloth, with a different design. This green binding has a date of 1884 in tiny type at the base of the front cover. 618 pages, indexes of authors and poems at the rear; an extensive collection of sea poems. 
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The Herd., Ward (J.Olive Patricia)
376 Ward (J.Olive Patricia) The Herd.

NY: Cochrane, 1908. First edition. Green cloth lettered in gilt, gilt device on spine. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Very light shelf wear, a nice bright copy. The final gathering of pages is doubled, bound in twice, but the book is complete. A novel of cowboys and the west, with much concerning finance and politics. Smith: American Fiction 1900-1925, W-109. Scarce. 
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Tales of the Convict System., Warung (Price) [pseudonym of William Astley].
377 Warung (Price) [pseudonym of William Astley]. Tales of the Convict System.

Sydney: "The Bulletin" Newspaper Company, 1892. First edition. Bound into a volume with two other works: The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins .... [Paltock] and The Two Admirals. A Tale. By J. Fenimore Cooper. The three works in one volume, dark green floral-textured cloth, spine lettered: Peter / Wilkins / Etc. Some repairs to tears along the front hinge, ownership signature of 1899, some scattered foxing, very good. The Price Warung work is the third work in this bind-up, bound without wrappers or ads - it begins at the title page, and the final page, 193, bears an ad on the verso for a Great Hygienic Discovery. The first collection of Astley's convict tales, some of which were earlier printed in "The Bulletin". This book was issued as "Bulletin" Series, Number 2 (which would have been printed on the wrappers, not present here). Astley was a highly-regarded Australian short-story author. An uncommon book in the first edition. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Abeniki Caldwell. A Burlesque Historical Novel. Illustrated with numerous engravings printed from the original wood blocks., Wells (Carolyn)
378 Wells (Carolyn) Abeniki Caldwell. A Burlesque Historical Novel. Illustrated with numerous engravings printed from the original wood blocks.

NY: R.H. Russell, 1902. First edition, first impression. Marbled patterned boards, printed paper label on front, tan cloth spine lettered in black. Title page printed in red & black. Many illustrations from woodcuts throughout. A little shelf wear to tips, small ownership sticker on front paste-down; a bright, clean and attractive copy, better than usual for this book. From the library of Sherlockian and publisher John Ruyle. Smith: American Fiction 1901 - 1925: W-308. 
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379 Wells (H.G.) The Common Sense of World Peace. An Address Delivered in the Reichstag at Berlin, on Monday, April 15th, 1929.

London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. First edition. Gray-blue boards, green cloth spine, printed paper label on spine. Light foxing to end papers, faint edge wear, a nice clean copy in a slightly worn & rubbed dust jacket, lacking a piece from the lower spine, a bit chipped at corners. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Ocean Sketches. Cover Designed by Ethel W. Mumford., Wendt (Frederick W.)
380 Wendt (Frederick W.) Ocean Sketches. Cover Designed by Ethel W. Mumford.

NY: Colonial Book Co., (1897). First edition. 12mo. Green pictorial cloth, designed and lettered in black. Some sunning and dust soiling to spine, scattered foxing, some yellowing of end papers, one torn page, repaired; in general an attractive, very good copy. Title page printed in red & black. Seven stories. Wright III: 5870. An uncommon collection. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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