26.ARABIAN, Michael.Joykin.New York: Boni and Liveright, 1927.
First Edition. Daroy dustjacket art. London set romance novel of flapper life. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with spine faded that extends to front spine edge, shallow chipping to top spine end, and age toning to rear panel.Item #15181
27.ARLEN, Michael.Lily Christine.Garden City, New York: Doubleday Doran and Co, 1928.
First Edition. Helen Dryden dustjacket art. Romance novel about a "good woman... a brilliant, loyal, passionate creation". Basis for the 1932 British Paramount Pictures black and white talking film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Corinne Griffith and Colin Clive. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket with some fading to spine and mild signs of wear.Item #21352
28.ARLEN, Michael.Young Men in Love.New York: George H. Doran. (1927).
First Edition. Edmund Dulac dustjacket art. Jazz Age romance novel set in England. Near Fine in Very Good plus gold foil dustjacket, some chips at top edge, few small spine end and flap corner chips.Item #7791
29.ARTHUR, William.Lesson In Passion.New York: Phoenix Press, (1947).
First Edition. Romance novel of a small town girl who gets caught up in the big city. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket with mild fading to spine, moderate creasing to rear panel and front flap edge, splitting to front flap edge that has been mended with tape at verso, moderate edge wear with small chip to front edges.Item #15965
30.ASH, Peter.Climax.Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co., (1938).
First Edition. Laune dustjacket art. Interesting character study of a woman dying of jaundice. "The impending death of John Hughes' wife summoned him to the home which he had left a year ago at his wife's request. In this period of waiting, he realizes many things, among them the fact that he has never loved his wife, had married her from a sense of gallantry when she stood up against the whole Carter family who thought John beneath her. He learns also that she has protected him during his absence from tales of an 'indiscretion'. Her death, however, reveals the true reason for their separation and John is grief-stricken and humbled by the realization of the depth of a love which could lift an ordinary, commonplace woman to heights of courage and self-sacrifice". Near Fine but for small 'drip' stain at fore-edge of pages, in Very Good dustjacket that retains publisher's bookmark at front flap, spine colors modestly faded, few tiny edge chips, small stain at top rear flap corner.Item #24658
31.ASQUITH, Mary.We Actor Folks.PA: White Squaw Press. 1931.
First Edition. Reginald E. Todhunter dustjacket art. First novel by this stage actress who also starred along Ethel Barrymore in the 1916 film, The Awakening of Helena Ritchie directed by John Noble. Asquith tells the life of an actress and the actor's code. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, some darkening to yellow of panels, small chip at front flap edge.Item #10132
32.ATHERTON, Gertrude.The Crystal Cup.New York: A. L. Burt Co., (1925).
Reprint Edition. Ty Mahon dustjacket art. Jazz Age themed romance novel of a woman bent on climbing the social latter. Attractive dustjacket art. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, few small spine end chips.Item #10129
33.ATHERTON, Gertrude.The Crystal Cup.New York: A. L. Burt Co., (1925).
Reprint Edition. Ty Mahon dustjacket art. Jazz Age themed romance novel of a woman bent on climbing the social ladder. Attractive dustjacket art. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, few tiny spine end chips, few short closed tears to edges.Item #15775
35.AYRES, Ruby.Candle Light.New York: George H. Doran, (1924).
First Edition. Jazz Age romance of a woman who loves one man but marries another. Near Fine but for modern gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at spine ends and flap corners.Item #23981
36.AYRES, Ruby M.By The World Forgot [HOLLYWOOD FICTION].New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1933).
First Edition. Dustjacket artwork by Holmgren. Romance novel about a bitter film actor who falls in love with a young woman that he meets aboard a ship. "Nicholas had been the idol of countless movie fans until the day when he had rescued a little 'extra' from certain death - and had come out scarred for life. Georgie met him on shipboard when the world had forgotten him". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and soiling to panels, dime sized chip at top front panel.Item #21266
37.AYRES, Ruby M.Changing Pilots.New York: Doubleday Doran and Co., 1932.
First Edition. Harry L. Timmins dustjacket artwork. Romance novel set in London of a woman trapped in a love triangle with her husband and ex-husband. Near Fine in near Very Good dustjacket, sticker abrasion over printed price at front flap, spine ends with with piece of brown tape at verso which is causing a shadow to exterior, few nicks and edge wear.Item #22542
38.AYRES, Ruby M.Changing Pilots.New York: Doubleday Doran and Co., 1932.
First Edition. Harry L. Timmins dustjacket artwork. Romance novel set in London of a woman trapped in a love triangle with her husband and ex-husband. Very Good plus in Very Good dustjacket with chipping to spine ends, mild creasing to spine and front flap edge, and shallow chipping to rear top edge.Item #16089
First Edition. Contemporary romance novel of a young man exiled by his father to New Zealand and who returns to find his sweetheart being pursued by another man. Near Fine in Very Good plus price-clipped dustjacket, mild shelf wear, centimeter sized chip at top spine end.Item #16461
First Edition. Contemporary romance novel of a young man exiled by his father to New Zealand and who returns to find his sweetheart being pursued by another man. Near Fine, small contemporary signature at front endpaper, in Very Good plus dustjacket, mild shelf wear, nicked at edges.Item #25646
41.AYRES, Ruby M.The Little Sinner.New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1940.
First Edition. Romance novel coming at the end of the Golden Era of that genre. A Very Good copy, showing some signs of wear, in dustjacket, edges reinforced with brown paper at verso, some edge wear and few tears at flap edges.Item #5494
42.AYRES, Ruby M.One To Live With.Garden City: Doubleday Doran and Co., 1938.
First Edition. Romance novel about a young woman who marries quickly after her mother's death and soon after the honeymoon realizes that she is not going to be happy. Her husband introduces her to a friend and before long he is in love with her. " Every wife should have two husbands and every husband two wives, one to live with and one to play with." Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket with shallow chipping to spine ends, wear and creasing to lower front edge and spine edges, mild fading to spine.Item #13370
First Edition. Romance novel set in a small middle class suburb. Very Good plus in Very Good plus dustjacket with wear to front flap edge and bottom spine end, light even chipping to top spine end, light fading to spine, and mild wear to top edges.Item #13371
44.AYRES, Ruby M.Owner Gone Abroad.London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, (1937).
Presumed First Edition, despite being a 'yellow jacket', with "New at 3' 6 net" statement at jacket and "First Printing" statement at copyright page. Contemporary romance novel of a young woman compelled to marry for money after her family fortune is lost. Near Fine in Very Good or Near Fine dustjacket.Item #15448
45.AYRES, Ruby M.The Planter of the Tree.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1927).
First Edition in contemporary Grosset and Dunlap dustjacket. Romance in which the jacket copy states: "There are some men to whom only youth appeals; there are some men who can see no charm in a woman of their own age and Sanderson was one of those men". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with some scotch tape to edges at verso.Item #21122
46.AYRES, Ruby M.Spoilt Music.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1926).
First Edition. Romance novel, "a tale of love fulfilled in spite of fear". Uncommon. Very Good but for white spotting to covers (presumably some kind of dampstaining) in Good dustjacket, with some chipping and wear.Item #29089
47.BABCOCK, Bernie.The Heart of George Washington.Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1932.
First Edition. Charles Hargens dustjacket art. Romance novel of George Washington and his "fierce passion for the lovely woman he could never possess [but found] outlet in the supreme creation of an empire". Near Fine, contemporary gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good mildly soiled dustjacket, shallow loss at spine ends and flap corners.Item #23587
48.BABCOCK, Bernie.The Soul of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's Romance.Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., (1919).
Eighth Impression" plug at half-title and jacket spine. Gayle Hoskins dustjacket art and frontispiece. "The true story of Abraham Lincoln's early romance and its molding power on his after-life". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, chipping at spine ends.Item #23120
49.BACHELLER, Irving.A Candle in the Wilderness.Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill Company, 1930.
First Edition. N. C. Wyeth dustjacket art. Bacheller's historical adventure novel of colonial New England. Colorful Wyeth dustjacket illustration of a sinister looking pilgrim and adventurers. Very Good in nearly Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends and flap corners, soiling at spine.Item #24187
50.Bagnold, Enid.National Velvet"New York: William Morrow and Co., 1935.
Novel of a young girl's love for a horse and her dreams of Grand National. Made into the successful motion picture film directed by Clarence Brown in 1944 and starring Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor and Angela Lansbury. Near Fine, with tiny sliver of cloth nicked at spine edge, in Very Good dustjacket, with spine ends chipped, edge wear, small chips at flap corners.Item #4764