1.ANDREWS, Robert D.Three Girls Lost.New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1930).
First Edition. Mach Tey dustjacket art. "Three girls come to the big city and find romance and adventure awaiting them". Near Fine but for front endpaper removed, in Very Good plus dustjacket, few closed tears.Item #25610
2.ARLEN, Michael.Babes In The Wood.Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1929.
First Edition. Morris of Paris dustjacket art. Collection of short stories featuring young and old cosmopolites and other society characters. Very Good plus with chip to rear top edge of boards in Very Good plus dustjacket with light chipping to top edges and spine end and twoone inch short closed tears to rear bottom edge.Item #15894
3.BELLAH, James Warner.These Frantic Years.New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1927.
First Edition. Edna Reindel dustjacket art. Author's scarce first novel. A "Penetrating study of modern social life in New York and Europe. From the Riviera to New York and then to Paris, the reader follows the course of a young man who in his adjustment to post-war conditions, in his attempt to reconcile the excited rush of society with the routine of earning a living, is more than once faced with shameless defeat". Author served in the First World War as a second-lieutenant with the Royal Air Force. Several of Bellah's western stories served as the basis for acclaimed films including: Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and Rio Grande. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with nicks and edge wear.Item #23117
4.BROADHURST, George and Arthur HORNBLOW.Bought and Paid For.New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1912).
First Theatre Edition, illustrated with stills from the broadway production. "A stupendous arraignment of modern marriage which has created an interest on the stage that is almost unparalleled... the scenes are laid in New York, and deal with conditions among both the rich and poor." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small chips and short closed tears to edges.Item #17558
5.BURKE, Thomas.The Sun in Splendour.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1926).
First Edition. N. Gould dustjacket art. Colorful novel of London life and the dramatic story of two children of the slums. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some nicks and wear at edges, modest darkening at spine.Item #24409
6.BURKE, Thomas.The Sun in Splendour.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1926).
Early Edition, no colophon. N. Gould dustjacket art. Colorful novel of London life and the dramatic story of two children of the slums. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small chips at top spine end and few flap corners, few scotch tape mends at verso of top spine end.Item #14698
7.CALMER, Edgar.When Night Descends.New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1936).
First Edition, Limited Edition of 1,250 numbered and signed copies, this one number 295. Lieberman dustjacket art. Story of four characters in one night of climactic events in the city. Very Good with darkening to page ends and endpapers, in a Nearly Very Good dustjacket, with wraparound dustjacket art, inch deep and less chipping to spine ends with shallower chips, short closed tears and creases to edges.Item #18665
8.CAVANAGH, Dermot.Tammany Boy.New York: J. H. Sears and Co., (1928).
First Edition. Novel of the corrupt New York City politics of the Tammany era. This copy inscribed "To my friend, Harry Thoens, with the regards of the author, Thos M Morrow, Labor Day, 1936". We must assume Cavanagh was then a pseudonym. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, small chips at spine ends and along flap edges.Item #17212
12.FERBER, Edna.So Big.Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1924.
Seventeenth Printing. An early printing of Ferber's extremely difficult to find Pulitzer Prize novel of a correct young man living in Chicago's fashionable North Shore, in the original publisher's dustjacket with "145th Thousand" plug at lower front panel. Near Fine, bookplate at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends, lower front panel and few flap corners, three inch closed tear at front spine edge, few other short closed tears mended with archival tape at verso.Item #21856
13.FERBER, Edna.So Big.New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1924).
Early Reprint Edition of Ferber's extremely difficult to find Pulitzer Prize novel of a correct young man living in Chicago's fashionable North Shore, in the original publisher's dustjacket. Near Fine, short gift inscription, some cloth discoloration at covers, in Very Good dustjacket, few small edge chips and short closed tears.Item #22521
15.GEORGE, W L and Philippe Forbes-Robertson.A London Mosaic.New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., (1921).
First Edition. Philippe Forbes-Robertson dustjacket art and illustrations. "Collection of brilliant satirical sketches of London places and London people...the Café Royal, theatre and music hall". Fabulous deco style plates. Near Fine in Very Good moderately soiled white dustjacket.Item #14726
16.GIBBS, Anthony.High Endeavour.New York: The Dial Press, 1927.
First Edition. Novel of bohemian circles of London. Very Good in a Very Good dustjacket with spine discolored, two-inch deep tear to top spine edge, inch-deep tear to lower spin edge, some wear and chipping to flap corners and lower spine edge.Item #17532
First Edition. C. Ruano Llopis dustjacket art. Novel of Mexico, "border-town slums, spectacular bullrings and jejune cockpits, city nightlife..." Nice dustjacket art of bull-fight. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small spine end and flap corner chips, few short closed tears, inch closed tear at top front spine edge.Item #8514
19.HAAS, Arline De.East Lynne.New York: Grosset and Dunlap. (1931).
First Photoplay Edition, illustrated with scenes from the Fox film featuring Ann Harding and Clive Brook. Romance story set in London, about a young woman living in an unhappy marriage but who then discovers true love. Very Good plus with personal library sticker to inside front board and ownership stamp to front free endpaper in Very Good plus dustjacket with mild spine fading, very minor surface wear to front panel and mid rear panel, and front flap edge wear.Item #13005
20.HOYT, Nancy.Cupboard Love, A Park Avenue Novel.Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1931.
Third Edition. Manhattan set romance novel of an unscrupulous young British aristocratic vamp who sabotages young love. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some chipping to edges, light stain to lower part of rear panel.Item #15642
22.JANVIER, Thomas A.At the Casa Napoleon.New York: Harper and Brothers, (1914).
First Edition. "A genial account of genial Latins whose New York is as unknown and foreign to most of us as a European town." Author's last novel, BAL 10868. Near Fine in lightly stained dustjacket, few small chips at top front panel, crease at rear panel.Item #17274
23.KELLEY, Leon.Margherita.New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1927.
First Edition. L. Mabie dustjacket art. Jazz Age novel of how New York and Boston gossips almost ruined a girl whose mother was an Italian singer and father a rich New Englander. Very Good plus, some bleading of dustjacket at lower front free endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, with mild stain to rear spine edge and lower spine end.Item #10276
24.LAVER, James.Panic Among Puritans.London: William Heinemann Ltd, (1936).
First Edition. Malcolm Easton dustjacket art. London set novel including a character who is a chorus girl at the Bird Cage Theatre. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with a darkened spine with moisture spotting.Item #21369
25.McKAY, Allis.Woman About Town.New York: The Macmillan Co., 1938.
First Edition. Romance novel a woman fashion artist in Chicago living in the fast lane "different party to go to every Saturday night...Highballs every night..." Near Fine in Good plus dustjacket with shallow chipping to spine ends, several inch closed tear to front panel that extends to spine also mended at verso with tape, and moderate edge wear.Item #14833