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JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY: Hoosier Poet. James Whitcomb Riley, Jeannette Covert Nolan. JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY: Hoosier Poet.
Robert S. Robison. New York: Julian Messner, (1941). First edition. Special limited Indiana edition, number 147. SIGNED by Nolan and the illustrator, Robert S. Robinson. Very good in vibrant green cloth binding, a little shelfworn at the spine ends and corners. In a dust jacket that is also very good, with a touch of soiling and some wear to the edges, very shallow chipping, few small tears and spine fold split (but not noticeably).

[Book #50569]       Price: $60.00
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AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE LOSS OF THE AMERICAN BRIG COMMERCE: Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the Month of August, 1815. James Riley. AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE LOSS OF THE AMERICAN BRIG COMMERCE: Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the Month of August, 1815.
New York: T. & W. Mercein, 1817. First edition, but also a Hartford imprint for the author the same year. Calls for 10 plates, this has a frontis of author and 8 plates with the corner torn off one. Map is missing. Wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815. With an Account of the sufferings of the surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering arabs on the great African Desert, or zahahrah; and observations historical, geographical made during the travels of the author, while a slave to the arabs, and in the empire of Morocco. Covers very worn, fair at best, with pages yellowed and damp stained and pages yellowed.

[Book #52539]       Price: $100.00
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THE MAN IN LOWER TEN. Mary Roberts Rinehart. THE MAN IN LOWER TEN.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1909). First edition. Very good with lettering bright (Bobbs Merrill on lower spine rubbed) with previous owner's name on front endpaper, pages slightly age darkened and light foxing on page edges. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #16846]       Price: $100.00
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THE WINDOW AT THE WHITE CAT. Mary Roberts Rinehart. THE WINDOW AT THE WHITE CAT.
Arthur I. Keller. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1910). First edition. Illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. Name and date on front endpaper, otherwise fine with lettering bright and only the barest wear on corners and spine ends. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #41202]       Price: $200.00
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INITIUM S. EVANGELII SECUNDUM S. JOANNEM. Elizabeth Rivers. INITIUM S. EVANGELII SECUNDUM S. JOANNEM.
(Dublin): Dolmen Press, (1953). First edition. The first of the Dolmen Press Christmas booklets, limited to 500 copies. Illustrated with wood engravings by Elizabeth Rivers. Tan card covers, lettered and with small woodcut on front printed in black and framed by vertical red rules. In dust jacket printed in red and black and featuring a different woodcut by Rivers. 8 pages plus endpapers; unopened. Fine in near fine dust jacket--scarce to rare in dust jacket. THE FIRST DOLMEN PRESS CHRISTMAS BOOKLET--SCARCE TO RARE IN DUST JACKET.

[Book #52526]       Price: $750.00
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THE RAVENS: The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos. Christopher Robbins. THE RAVENS: The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. (1987). First edition. "Their mission [was to] fly low and slow, spot the enemy, and direct the winged artillery of American air strikes from adjacent South Vietnam, Thailand, and U.S. aircraft carriers." Fine copy in dust jacket.

[Book #50625]       Price: $75.00
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SKINNY LEGS AND ALL. Tom Robbins. SKINNY LEGS AND ALL.
New York: Bantam Books, (1990). First edition. Uncorrected proofs in cream-colored, printed paperwraps. Fine.

[Book #32509]       Price: $60.00
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WHISPERING CANON: A Western Story. James Roberts. WHISPERING CANON: A Western Story.
New York City: Chelsea House, (1925). First edition. Very light foxing on page ends and offset on front endpaper, otherwise fine in very good dustjacket with lightly soiled spine and a chip at top of spine affecting "Wh" in "Whispering."

[Book #43003]       Price: $100.00
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NORTHWEST PASSAGE. Kenneth Roberts. NORTHWEST PASSAGE.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1937. First trade edition, after the limited edition. SIGNED on the title page, "With all the good wishes of Kenneth Roberts x." The movie starring Spencer Tracey was based on this adventure novel. Forest green cloth cover blind-stamped on front, with gilt lettering on black label on the spine. The map endpapers are slightly glue shadowed at the hinges, there is slight play to the spine, front corners are a little bumped and cover a little aged but still a very good copy, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #52805]       Price: $175.00
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AVON'S HARVEST. Edwin Arlington Robinson. AVON'S HARVEST.
New York: MacMillan Company, 1921. First edition. A tragic drama in verse. This copy INSCRIBED by the three-time Pulitzer Prize winning poet, "Inscribed for - - - E. A. Robinson, 1925." Minor wear and light offsets on endpapers, otherwise near fine in like dust jacket with a few tiny chips and other minor wear. A very nice copy of this early work.

[Book #53344]       Price: $200.00
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CAVENDER'S HOUSE. Edwin Arlington Robinson. CAVENDER'S HOUSE.
New York: Macmillan Co. 1929. First edition. One of 500 SIGNED, numbered copies. Fine in edgeworn but intact slipcase with numbered label.

[Book #20213]       Price: $50.00
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VAN ZORN: A Comedy in Three Acts. Edwin Arlington Robinson. VAN ZORN: A Comedy in Three Acts.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914. First edition. Spine ends and tips lightly rubbed and small bookstore sticker on rear pastedown, otherwise about near fine in dust jacket with slight tanning to spine, minor edgewear and price sticker on spine. The gilt lettering, gilt top page edges and maroon boards are very bright, as is the very scarce first issue dust jacket. A very attractive copy.

[Book #33273]       Price: $150.00
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NORMAN ROCKWELL Artist and Illustrator. Norman Rockwell, Thomas S. Buechner. NORMAN ROCKWELL Artist and Illustrator.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, (1970). First edition. Large folio. 614 illustrations with 111 in full color, many of which are tipped-in. Ownership label on front pastedown otherwise fine in fine dust jacket. A beautiful book.

[Book #35078]       Price: $60.00
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ME AND JULIET. Richard Rodgers, , Oscar Hammerstein. ME AND JULIET.
New York: Random House, (1953). First edition. A "Random House Play" illustrated with photographs of the stage production. Book and lyrics by Hammerstein, music by Rodgers. "An affectionate survey of footlight life. The town's most skillful showmen pay a fervent salute to the boys and girls who make the business tick."--Walter Kerr, N.Y. Herald Tribune. Head of spine slightly pushed, still fine in near fine dust jacket with spine a little toned.

[Book #19723]       Price: $50.00
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ALLEGRO A Musical Play. Richards Rodgers, , Oscar Hammerstein. ALLEGRO A Musical Play.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First edition. Small mark on front free endpaper, otherwise fine in dust jacket with small closed edge tear and small chip at top of front panel with a closed tear below it. A bright, attractive copy.

[Book #33619]       Price: $100.00
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ART. Auguste Rodin. ART.
Boston: Small Maynard & Co. (1912). First U.S. edition. Top edge gilt. 259 pages, including index. Illustrated throughout with full-page photographs. Slight offset on endpapers and minor cover wear, otherwise very good.

[Book #45540]       Price: $65.00
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ROERICH. Roerich. ROERICH.
New York: Corona Mundi, (1924). First edition. Compiled by editors. Near fine in a very good glassine dust jacket with chipping along edges.

[Book #39449]       Price: $50.00
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AFRICA'S GIFT TO AMERICA: The Afro-American in the Making and Saving of the United States. Joel A. Rogers. AFRICA'S GIFT TO AMERICA: The Afro-American in the Making and Saving of the United States.
New York: Joel A. Rogers, (1961). First edition thus, the revised and enlarged Civil War Centennial Edition. With a new supplement, "Africa and Its Potentialities." INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "To my esteemed friends Dr. & Mrs. Foster with sincerest good wishes / Oct. 22, 1962." Near fine to fine with only minor shelf wear; in dust jacket with shallow chips to head of spine and one corner and few small tears, otherwise near fine.

[Book #53590]       Price: $150.00
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THE STRANGE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A History of the Roosevelt-Delano Dynasty America's Royal Family. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Emanuel M. Josephson. THE STRANGE DEATH OF FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A History of the Roosevelt-Delano Dynasty America's Royal Family.
New York: Chedney Press, (1948). First edition. Exploration of Roosevelt's family's ties and a conspiracy theory about his death. About fine in dust jacket with a few tiny chips.

[Book #54482]       Price: $75.00
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A CAREER IN PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRACY. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ernest K. Lindley. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A CAREER IN PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRACY.
(New York): Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1931). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To W. W. How(e)s / Regards of Franklin D. Roosevelt." A nice association as William Washington Howes served under Roosevelt as Second and First Assistant Postmaster General from 1933 to 1940. Howes brought airmail service to the Midwest. Previously, he was a member of the South Dakota Senate, Chairman of the South Dakota Democratic Party and a member of the Democratic National Committee. He is reported to have been very influential in helping FDR win the midwest. Near fine with minor professional restoration at spine; in very attractive, about very good dust jacket with light edge rubbing, touch of light soiling, and few tears (internally mended with archival tape). NICE ASSOCIATION, INSCRIBED.

[Book #52377]       Price: $3,500.00
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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A CAREER IN PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRACY. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ernest K. Lindley. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: A CAREER IN PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRACY.
(New York): Bobbs-Merrill Co. (1931). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Hazel W. Howes, With the sincere regards and thanks of Franklin D. Roosevelt / June 1932." A nice association as her husband, William Washington Howes, served under Roosevelt as Second and First Assistant Postmaster General from 1933 to 1940 (he brought airmail service to the Midwest). Previously, he was a member of the South Dakota Senate, Chairman of the South Dakota Democratic Party and a member of the Democratic National Committee. He is reported to have been very influential in helping FDR win the Midwest. The inscription to Mrs. Howes is nicer than the one FDR wrote for her husband in his copy of this same book (we also handled that copy). Near fine with offset near inner hinges; in a lightly soiled dust jacket with a thumb-nail size chip at top of back cover and minor edgewear but no other chipping.

[Book #52906]       Price: $3,500.00
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ROUGH RIDERS: In SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE (published monthly with illustrations). Theodore Roosevelt. ROUGH RIDERS: In SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE (published monthly with illustrations).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First edition. Volume XXV, January - June issues. First appearance of Roosevelt's ROUGH RIDERS, published in 6 abbreviated installments in the magazine. Also contains works by Joel Chandler Harris, Edith Wharton, Henry James, William James and others. Covers lightly soiled with minor rubbing and light wear to head of spine. Still, a very attractive, well-illustrated book with gilt on front cover, and spine and top page edges still bright.

[Book #32376]       Price: $500.00
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FADEAWAY. Richard Rosen. FADEAWAY.
New York: Harper & Row, (1986). First edition. His second mystery, after STRIKE THREE YOUR DEAD. This one involves the mysterious deaths of two basketball players from the Boston Celtics and Washington Bullets. INSCRIBED, "Oct. 6, 1986/ To Michael --- May all your dribbles be single ones. Best, Richard Rosen." Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #35322]       Price: $100.00
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THE LITTLE RED ENGINE GOES HOME. Diana Ross. THE LITTLE RED ENGINE GOES HOME.
Leslie Wood. London: Faber and Faber, (1958). First edition. Illustrations by Leslie Wood. Tips rubbed to boards, otherwise near fine in very good or better dust jacket with a few short tears, (one slightly longer tear to lower front corner), light rubbing and minor edgewear.

[Book #38732]       Price: $100.00
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THE LITTLE RED ENGINE GOES TO BE MENDED. Diana Ross. THE LITTLE RED ENGINE GOES TO BE MENDED.
Leslie Wood. London: Faber and Faber, (1966). First edition. Illustrations by Leslie Wood. Fine in dust jacket with slight edgewear and soiling.

[Book #45452]       Price: $50.00
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