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1 Adams, H. C. CHARLIE LUCKEN - At School and College
London Henry Frowde - Hodder and Stoughton 1909 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good 8vo Leonard Skeats; 
408 pp. followed by a 16-page catalogue of titles from the publisher. Light blue cloth with a dark blue, white and pale yellow pictorial on the front panel and spine; lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; blue edged all round. Light edge and corner wear with some rubbing on the covers; previous owner's name and a book plate on the front free endpaper; the front hinge is slightly loose; the rear hinge is only partly loose near the lower corner; both gutters are intact. Illustrated with colour plates (all present) by Leonard Skeats. And so it begins, You ask me to give you some account of your great-uncle's school days; or rather, some complete and connected account of them, because you have already heard a good deal about his doings at school and college, and what you have heard makes you anxious to learn more... 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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2 Albert, Marvin H. (based on a screenplay by R. S. Allen and Harvey Bullock) HONEYMOON HOTEL
New York Dell Books 1964 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
158 pp. Dell Book 3701. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The front cover features a scene from the movie, which was released in 1964, directed by Henry Levin and starring Robert Goulet, Nancy Kwan, Robert Morse, Jill St John and Elsa Lanchester. 
Price: 8.75 CDN
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3 Albert, Marvin H. (from the screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin) COME SEPTEMBER
New York Dell Books 1961 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 
190 pp. Dell Book K101. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The front cover features Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida in a steamy scene from the film. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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4 Anonymous WITHOUT AND WITHIN - or Judge Not from Appearances
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1920 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good 16mo 
95 pp. Green cloth with a black and brown pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the front panel and spine; gray endpapers; colour frontis. Light wear at the corners with some darkening in the endpapers; presentation inscription on the front free endpaper. This contains: Without and Within; along with two short stories: Jessie in the Morning; and One of God's Birdies. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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5 Axelrod, George THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
New York Bantam Books 1955 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
114 pp. Bantam Book 1371. Light edgewear with some creasing on the upper right corner of the front cover and an uncreased spine. The front cover features Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell from the movie. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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6 Barlow, James TERM OF TRIAL
Middlesex, England Penguin Books 1962 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
334 pp. Penguin Book 1866. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. The cover features Sir Laurence Olivier and Simone Signoret in a scene from the movie, which was filmed in 1962, directed by Peter Glenville and also starring Sarah Miles, Terence Stamp, Hugh Griffith and many others. 
Price: 7.65 CDN
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7 Barry, Philip Beaufoy THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE DIAMOND
London Thomas Nelson and Sons of Canada 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
94 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear at the upper left of the front panel and some minor chipping at the foot of the spine; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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8 Bawden, Nina THE PEPPERMINT PIG
Middlesex, England Puffin Books - Penguin Books 1977 0140309446 / 9780140309447 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Charles Lilly; 
155 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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9 Belton, Raymond H. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
London Pickering and Inglis 1948 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo 
95 pp. First Thus - Revised Edition. Blue boards with black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and short tears around the edges; price clipped; presentation plate on the front pastedown. The kids formed a club, and the object of that club was to do as much mischief as possible, but the mischief led to a catastrophe which constitued a turning point in the history of the club, and the kids realized they needed a new captain and a new direction. 
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10 Bemelmans, Ludwig THE WOMAN OF MY LIFE
New York Popular Library 1969 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
128 pp. PL 60-2405. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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11 Best, Herbert YOUNG'UN
New York The Macmillan Company 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
271 pp. Pale green cloth lettered in white on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; short tear on the upper right of the rear panel; price clipped; no interior markings. A novel set in upstate New York in the days of land grants and frontier hardship. And the story of a beautiful young woman so swaggering-proud of herself and uncertain of her desire to grow to womanhood, yet lured towards it... 
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12 Biddle, Livingston Jr. MAIN LINE
New York Popular Library 1952 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Bernard Barton; 
192 pp. PL 402. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Bernard Barton. 
Price: 7.65 CDN
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13 Blanchard, Amy E. A LITTLE MAID OF PICARDY
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo Frank T. Merrill; 
338 pp. Beige cloth with a pasted-on pictorial on the front panel; lettered and decorated in brown on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings; hinges tight, gutters intact. Illustrated with black and white plates and a colour frontis by Frank T. Merrill. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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14 Blayne, Sebastian GAY GHASTLY HOLIDAY
Greenwich, Connecticut Gold Medal Books 1951 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Barye Phillips; 
174 pp. Gold Medal Book 175. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; store stamped. Cover art by Barye Phillips. Every embrace of love had the shadow of death over it. Every time she tried to flee her past, there was that paralyzing terror, the spectre of evil to torture her... 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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15 Blount, Roy Jr. FIRST HUBBY - A Novel About a Man Who Happens to be Married to the President of the United States
New York Villard Books - Random House 1990 0394574206 / 9780394574202 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Author's First Novel 8vo Signed by Author
286 pp. Signed by Roy Blount Jr on the title page. Quarter-bound in red cloth on blue boards; decorated with gilt and blue on the front panel and spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. This is a bit like what would have happened had John McCain been elected instead of Obama, and then died in office, leaving his running mate as the new President - Sarah Palin. What fun. 
Price: 14.25 CDN
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16 Bonham, Frank GIMME AN H, GIMME AN E, GIMME AN L, GIMME A P - H,E,L,P (Help)
New York Vagabond Books 1980 0590321366 / 9780590321365 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Robert Chronister; 
199 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Robert Chronister. According to the Horn Book, "The story is exciting, the action is fast, and the dialogue and descriptions are humorous..." 
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17 Bosher, Kate Langley MARY CARY - Frequently Martha
New York Harper and Brothers Publishers 1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 12mo Frances Rogers; 
168 pp. Green cloth with a brown and cream-coloured pictorial on the front panel and spine; lettered in cream on the front panel and spine; colour frontis by Frances Rogers. Edge and corner wear with the previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; loose on the lower front hinge; gutters intact. This was made into a silent movie in 1921, directed by Howard C. Hickman and starring Mae Marsh, Kathleen Kirkham and Anne Schaefer. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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18 Brace, Ellis J. THE CANADIAN AMERICAN PITCHMAN - A Novel
Philadelphia Dorrance and Company 1973 0805918477 / 9780805918472 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
193 pp. Black cloth lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a bit of chipping at the head and foot of the spine; price intact; no interior markings. He goes after what he wants with singlemindedness and tenacity... and what he wants, he usually gets... 
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19 Brand, Max (pen name used by Frederick Schiller Faust) DR KILDARE TAKES CHARGE; DR KILDARE'S SEARCH; DR KILDARE'S TRIAL
New York Dell Books 1962 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good Tom Miller; 
159, 158, 160 pp. Dell Books 1981; 1983; R125. Dr. KildareTakes Charge: Light edgewear with some creasing on the lower right of the front cover and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Dr. Kildare's Search. which also includes the story Dr. Kildare's Hardest Case: Light rubbing on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Dr. Kildare's Trial: Light rubbing on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Covers by Tom Miller. Richard Chamberlain was the star of the TV series, along with Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie - the show was a huge success - girls everywhere were wearing Dr. Kildare doctor's jackets. In the movies, which were made during the 1930s and 1940s, Lew Ayes played Kildare and Lionel Barrymore played Gillespie. And in 1972, an attempt was made to revive the TV series as Young Dr. Kildare, starring Mark Jenkins. But it only lasted one season. To be clear, the three books here are: Dr. Kildare's Search; Dr. Kildare Takes Charge; and Dr. Kildare's Trial. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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20 Brand, Max (pen name used by Frederick Schiller Faust) YOUNG DR KILDARE
New York Grosset and Dunlap 1941 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
237 pp. Red cloth lettered in black on the spine; Madison Square edition. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around edges; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Richard Chamberlain was the star of the TV series, along with Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie - the show was a huge success - girls everywhere were wearing Dr. Kildare doctor's jackets. In the movies, which were made during the 1930s and 1940s, Lew Ayes played Kildare and Lionel Barrymore played Gillespie. And in 1972, an attempt was made to revive the TV series as Young Dr. Kildare, starring Mark Jenkins. But it only lasted one season. 
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