Category: Early 20th Century Fiction (Cloth Books)

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A Hoosier Chronicle

By: Nicholson, Meredith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1912

Edition: First Edition


From the recently auctioned collection of the Goldstone brothers--this one with the custom gold bookplate loosely applied to the front endpaper and M.B. Goldstone's penciled signature to the front free endpaper. Near fine in brown cloth and gilt lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. A couple of minor splotches only. A tight and square copy--clean throughout and with the original tissue guard covering the frontispiece. Typical of the high quality of the ... View more info

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A Knight of the Cumberland

By: Fox, John Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's, 1906

Edition: First


From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M.B. Goldstone--with his splendid gold bookplate attached to the front pastedown and with his penciled signature with "First Printing" notation. A very nice first print copy in fine condition, red cloth with black and gold gilt lettering and decorations to front board and spine. Top edge gilt, other two sides uncut. A splendid copy with a well known illustrator. Frontispiece has the original tissue guard stil... View more info

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A Son of The Middle Border (Autograph Edition)

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $425.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan, 1917

Edition: First (Autograph Edition)


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. and Adrian Goldstone. A stunning fine copy. This is the special limited autographed edition--with the added signature page. A virtually flawless copy except for the penciled signature of M.B. Goldstone to the front free endpaper. In like new condition--no fading markings, discolorations whatsoever. Olive green cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, uncut paper edges. Unopened unread condition. Very collectab... View more info

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A Woman Of Shawmut: A Romance Of Colonial Times (First Printing)

By: Carpenter, Edmund Jones

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company, 1891

Edition: First Printing


From the recently auctioned collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone (Steinbeck's bibliographer)--with the auction tag laid in. A superb copy in light grey cloth with gilt decorations and lettering--including a stamped cameo in oval with a pink background and an ivory portrait of a woman in relief. Illustrated by Merrill with frontispiece and tissue guard and several others dispersed throughout the book. Solid gilt top edge. 233 uncut pages. Enclosed in a navy blue foldover ... View more info

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Audrey

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1902

Edition: First Edition


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of the Goldstone brothers--this one from M.B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his small penciled signature to the top corner of the ffep. A handsome fine copy in red cloth boards with paper label to the spine. This copy is signed by Johnston on the free endpaper after the title and copyright page. An early work and quite successful--although not even close to the ... View more info

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Back Trailers From The Middle Border (Zane Grey's Copy)

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan, 1928

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--this is author Zane Grey's personal copy in fine condition in an unclipped and fine dustjacket. Zane Grey's blind stamp is on two pages--the endpaper and the half title page. Signed by Garland on a tipped in paper "Cordially Yours, Hamlin Garland". Garland and Zane Grey were both in Hollywood at the time of this books release, although when Garland tried to arrange a meeting with Grey--he was more... View more info

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Brewster's Millions (1st Printing)

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1902

Edition: First Edition


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone, with the auction tag laid in. A superb and fine copy in a very good and unclipped dustjacket. Red cloth with black and gilt decoration to the front panel and spine--in as new condition. Clean copy, tight and square with only a little dustiness to the page edges. The very rare dustjacket is complete and unclipped--bright and colorful with minor edgewear, some age toning to the rear panel, and a small round stain to... View more info

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D'ri and I

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company, 1901

Edition: First Printing


First Printing 1901. A near fine copy in red cloth and gilt lettering on decorations to front board and spine. This copy came from the personal collection of a famous collector--M. B. Goldstone--whose brother was also connected with Steinbeck (his biographer/bibliographer). One of Goldstone's books recently sold at auction for $180,000 (The Great Gatsby). This copy is signed in pencil by Goldstone on the front free endpaper with his annotation for a first edition. Red cl... View more info

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Flowing Gold

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1922

Edition: First Edition


First Printing 1922. From the collection of well known collector M.B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his signature in pencil to the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in a very good dustjacket. Light age toning--mostly to the page edges. A complete dustjacket, unclipped with the original $2.00 price--with only light edgewear--mostly to the head and heel of the spine. Set in and around the Texas oil fields after th... View more info

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Flute and Violin (And Other Kentucky Tales)

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1891

Edition: First American Edition


First Printing. A very handsome copy in very fine condition--in terracotta cloth with gilt lettering and decorations--in a custom brown cloth dustjacket and matching quarter brown morocco and cloth slipcase with gilt decorations to the spine. This copy is in remarkable unread condition--and perhaps never taken out of the slipcase in 120 years. Not a mark inside or out--tight square and clean. Original frontispiece and tissue guard as new. The slipcase is very good+ with ... View more info

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Gold

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co., 1913

Edition: First Printing


First Edition 1913. A very good copy in green cloth with front board and spine decorations in black, gilt and red--two miners shirts in red. Decorated endpapers and pastedowns. Age toning to page edges and some edgewear. Cloth spine loose at top 1/3. A bright very good copy overall-previous owners name in ink--but otherwise clean interior. A nice copy--not fine but presentable. Illustrated frontispiece and additional illustrations by Fogarty. View more info

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Heralds of Empire (1st Printing)

By: Laut, A. C.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1902

Edition: First Printing


From the recently auctioned collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone (Steinbeck's bibliographer) with the auction tag laid in. A stunning fine copy in dark green cloth with gilt, red and white lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. The front board is decorated with a coat of arms and two stags facing each other--a superb example of early 20th century bookart. This copy is in fine condition--a little dustiness to the page edges and one corner is lightly bum... View more info

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In Ole Virginia

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's, 1887

Edition: First Edition


First Printing 1887. Scribner's. From the recently auctioned M.B. Goldstone collection--a Beautifully custom rebound copy in deep blue morocco and blue and gold marbled boards. Ribbed spine with gilt decorations (title, author and date)--5 ribs. Matching blue and gold marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Gilt top edge. Also, when rebound-- this copy included the original cloth decorations (olive green with gold leaves) from the front board and spine and have re-attached the... View more info

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In Ole Virginia

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $295.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, SCRIBNER'S, 1887

Edition: FIRST PRINTING


Very Scarce First Printing with the last page including adv with "A New Book by Robert Louis Stevenson". From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M.B. Goldstone--with his gold bookplate and penciled notations on the ffep. One of his notations is on a separate typewritten sheet explaining that there were three separate binding orders of the first edition sheets during 1887. Each was bound with current advertisements. The earliest had the last page wi... View more info

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James Shore's Daughter

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Doran, 1934

Edition: First Edition


First Limited Edition. This is copy 248 of only 307. Signed on a limitation page by the author. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. Top stain red, uncut pages. Hand made custom paper. Unusual custom parchment paper cover with a feeling of suede--very different. 277 pp. Darker color slipcase matches the decoration color on the front board--nicely done. There is one very light mark to the back board and a little dustiness or mild age toning. Owner bookplate (nicely done) to th... View more info