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Theatre de Voltaire. Nouvelle Edition. Ornee de Portraits en Pied Colories. Dessins de M. Geffroy., Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)
361 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)
362 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 USD
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363 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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364 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)
365 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].
366 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 USD
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Abeniki Caldwell. A Burlesque Historical Novel. Illustrated with numerous engravings printed from the original wood blocks., Wells (Carolyn)
367 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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368 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. 
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Ocean Sketches. Cover Designed by Ethel W. Mumford., Wendt (Frederick W.)
369 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. 
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370 Wendt (Frederick W.) Transatlantics.
NY: Brentano's, 1899. First edition. 
8vo. Pictorial gray-green cloth designed in black & red. Inner hinges are loose, shelf wear to edges and corners, some wear to the spine, about very good otherwise. Amusing short stories, all of which take place on board ships. One is based on mathematics, another about insanity. Wright III: 5871. 
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Incaland. A Story of Adventure in the Interior of Peru. And the Closing Chapters of the War with Chile. With Illustrations by H. Burgess., Wetmore (Claude H.)
371 Wetmore (Claude H.) Incaland. A Story of Adventure in the Interior of Peru. And the Closing Chapters of the War with Chile. With Illustrations by H. Burgess.
Boston & Chicago: Wilde, (1902). First edition. 
Gray decorative cloth, front cover designed and lettered in dark green, blue, red, and white; spine lettered in gilt and dark green. Frontispiece & four inserted plates. One leaf of ads at rear. Slight soiling to back cover, a bright and attractive copy of a handsome book. Adventure in Peru for younger readers, set in the period 1879 - 1883, during the Chile-Peruvian war. 
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372 Wharton (Sydney) The Wife Decides. A Novel... Illustrations by Joseph Cummings Chase. Frontispiece by J. Knowles Hare, Jr.

NY: Dillingham, (1911). First edition. Blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece in color, and three inserted b&w plates. A bit of scuffing to tips and base of spine, a bright very good copy. This looks to be a society novel, set mostly in California, concerning a woman novelist and various marital complications. Smith: American Fiction 1900-1925: W-426. 
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373 Whyte-Melville (C.J.) Market Harborough and Inside the Bar. Illustrated by John Charlton.
London: Ward, Lock, [c.1900]. 
Cloth spine, pictorial boards. A bright, attractive copy, some rubbing. Originally published in 1861. A 'Horse and Hound Centenary Edition' was published by Country Life in 1984. This Ward, Lock edition features a lovely pictorial front cover of a horse & carriage speeding through the night. 
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The Strange Story of My Life (The Colonel's Daughter)., Winter (John Strange) [pseudonym of Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard]
374 Winter (John Strange) [pseudonym of Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard] The Strange Story of My Life (The Colonel's Daughter).
Chicago & NY: Rand, McNally, (1897). First American edition. 
2-tone pictorial cloth, red & brown; designed and lettered in black, red, beige and gilt. Top edge gilt. Title page printed in black & red. 265pp. Some scratching and small marks to cloth, spine a bit mottled, a bright very good copy. The British edition appeared in 1896 from F.V. White, London. One of many novels from the pen of this prolific British woman. 
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375 Wodehouse (P.G.) Hot Water.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1932). First Canadian edition. 
Red boards lettered in black. A very bright, clean copy. Published the same year as the London first edition (Jenkins). Unusually fine. 
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376 Wodehouse (P.G.) Meet Mr. Mulliner.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, [1927]. First Canadian edition. 
Green cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Xmas gift inscription on front fly dated "Xmas /27." Some wear to back cover and rear hinge, but generally very good, a decent-looking copy. Clearly based on the Jenkins edition of 1927, this Canadian variety uses the British sheets, and has excised ad leaves at the rear. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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377 Wordsworth, Keats, Longfellow, et al. Readings in Poetry: A Selection From The Best English Poets, From Spencer to the Present Times; and Specimens of Several American Poets.

London: John W. Parker, 1836. The Third Edition. Plain green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Frontispiece. Four leaves of ads at rear. Upper corner clipped from title page, not affecting text; small hole in blank upper margin of frontispiece, the result of an erasure; cloth worn at spine ends and a bit of edge wear, a very good copy otherwise. An uncommon collection including work by Burns, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Keats, Hogg, many others. Americans represented include Dana, Bryant, Longfellow & Whittier. Unaccountably scarce. The first edition was published in 1833, the second in 1834. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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378 Wright (W.H.) On The Hurricane Deck. A Novel.

NY: Mascot, 1894. First edition. Rebound in later wrappers from Pratt's Circulating Library. Old stain to lower page edges at spine, corner chipped from the preserved back cover (which bears ads for Mascot books); very good otherwise. This appears to be a romance novel for the most part, dealing with forbidden love for another man's wife etc. Not in Wright. Information from WorldCat suggests that this book was issued as No. 1 in the Thistledown Series, but evidence of this was likely on the original front cover, not present here. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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379 Wyllarde (Dolf) Uriah the Hittite.
London: Heinemann, 1904. Third Impression. 
Red-brown cloth designed in white, lettered in gilt. Frontispiece map of Key Island. Some dust soiling, small stains to top page edges, spine a little rubbed, but still a fairly bright, very good copy. A novel about life among 40 British men & women on a small British possession in the tropics, Key Island. A scarce title by this prolific woman. 
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Le Robinson Suisse, ou Journal D'Un Pere de Famille Naufrage aves ses Enfans, Traduit de l'Allemand de M. Viss, Par Mme. de Montolieu. Troisieme Edition, Ornee de douze Figures ..... Tome Deuxieme., Wyss (Johann David)
380 Wyss (Johann David) Le Robinson Suisse, ou Journal D'Un Pere de Famille Naufrage aves ses Enfans, Traduit de l'Allemand de M. Viss, Par Mme. de Montolieu. Troisieme Edition, Ornee de douze Figures ..... Tome Deuxieme.

Paris: Bertrand, 1820. Third Edition. 12mo. [264]pp. Half-calf & marbled boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Tan end papers. Frontispiece & 3 inserted engravings. This is Volume 2 only. Some scuffing to hinges and tips, scattered foxing, but a tight and attractive copy. This is Volume II only, of a six volume set. 
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