Books from 1931 with US copyright not renewed



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PROBABLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I believe to have been first published or simultaneously (ie, within 30 days) published in the US, and books I believe to have been published in the US by foreign authors whose period of copyright in their native country had expired by 1996 Jan 1.

Jane ABERNETHY, nee RICKARD {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Stories Of The Christ For Little Children [e|{31:E:US}1931]

Mora Linette ACKERMAN, nee ? {US} [F: 1863 (or 1864) Dec 24 (or 14) - after 1930]
	Letters From One Who Has Crossed The Great Divide [{31:E:US}1931]

Eustace (Lane) ADAMS {US} [M: 1891 Jul 12 - ?]
	A Knight Comes Flying [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Family Sees France [{31:E}1931]

Frank Ramsay ADAMS {US} [M: 1883 (wrongly 1893) Jul 7 - 1963 (wrongly 1968) Oct 8 (or 10)]
	Gangway [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Ralph William AIGLER {US} [M: 1885 Feb 13 - 1964 May 24]
	Cases On Property (ed) [n|1916/{31:E}1931]

Conrad (Potter) AIKEN {US} [M: 1889 Aug 5 - 1973 Aug 17]
	The Coming Forth By Day Of Osiris Jones [p|{31:E}1931]
	Preludes For Memnon [p|{31:E}1931]

Carter ALEXANDER {US} [M: 1881 Jul 22 - 1965 Aug 25]
	Educational Research [n|{27:E}1927/{29:E}1929/{31:E}1931]
	Studies In Educational Finance [n|{31:E}1931]

Robert ALEXANDER {US} [M: 1863 Oct 17 - 1941 Aug 26]
	Memories Of The World War, 1917-1918 [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Warder Clyde ALLEE {US} [M: 1885 Jun 5 - 1955 Mar 18]
	Animal Aggregations [n|{31:E}1931]

Merritt Parmelee ALLEN {US} [M: 1892 Jul 2 - 1954 Dec 26]
	Sir Henry Morgan [b|{31:E}1931]

Frederick William ALLSOPP {US} [M: 1867 Jun 25 - 1946 Apr 9]
	Folklore Of Romantic Arkansas [2v|n|{31:E}1931]

Sally ARCHER-BURTON {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Your Mother Remembers [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Housen Parr ARMSTRONG {US} [M: 1898 Mar 26 - 1966 Jul 1]
	Problems In Adjustment Between High School Pupils...Parents [n|{31:E}1931]

(Justin) Brooks ATKINSON {US} [M: 1894 Nov 28 - 1984 Jan 13 or 14]
	East Of The Hudson [{31:E}1931]

Richard (Tupper) ATWATER, ne Frederick Mund ATWATER {US} [M: 1892 Dec 29 - 1948 Aug 21]
	Doris And The Trolls [{31:E}1931]

Myron Haliburton AVERY {US?} [M: 1899 - 1952]
	A Bibliography For The Great Smokies (w Robert Lindsay MASON) [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, William Frederic BADE {US} [M: 1871 Jan 22 - 1936 Mar 4]
	Some Tombs Of Tell-En-Nasbeh [n|{31:E}1931]

Carolyn Sherwin BAILEY, Mrs HILL {US} [F: 1875 Oct 25 - 1961 Dec 23]
	The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings [f|{31:E}1931/{45:R:H}1945]

Howard (Wilson) BAKER (Jr) {US} [M: 1905 Apr 5 - 1990 Jul]
	Orange Valley [{31:E}1931]

Faith BALDWIN, Mrs CUTHRELL {US} [F: 1893 Oct 1 - 1978 Mar 18]
	Today's Virtue [f|{31:E:US}1931]
	Babs: A Story Of Divine Corners [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Margaret (Frances) (nee)Culkin BANNING, 2:Mrs SALSICH {US} [F: 1891 Mar 18 (wrongly 8) - 1982 Jan 4]
	The Town's Too Small [f|{31:E}1931]

Ralph Henry BARBOUR {US} [M: 1870 Nov 13 - 1944 Feb 19]
	The Fumbled Pass [f|{31:E}1931]

Larry(=Laurence Brevoort) BARRETTO {US} [M: 1890 May 30 - 1971 Dec 30]
	The Indiscreet Years [f|{31:E}1931]

Rev, Joseph Gale Hurd BARRY {US} [M: 1858 - 1931]
	Impressions And Opinions [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Rev, David Nelson BEACH {US} [M: 1848 - 1926]
	Beach Family Reminiscences... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Lura (Ella) BEAM {US} [F: 1887 Apr 1 - 1978 May]
	A Thousand Marriages (w Robert L DICKINSON) [n|{31:E}1931]

Mathias Birne BECKER {US} [M: 1859 - ?]
	Dawn Of Light... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Clair Hayden BELL {US} [M: 1885 Jan 26 - 1967 Jul 11]
	Peasant Life In Old German Epics [p|{31:E}1931]

Samuel Flagg BEMIS {US} [M: 1891 Oct 20 - 1973 Sep 26]
	The Hussey-Cumberland Mission And American Independence [n|{31:E}1931]

Robert Ames BENNET {US} [M: 1870 - 1954]
	Caught In The Wild (anon) [{31:E}1931]

Herman Hoffman BIRNEY {US} [M: 1891 Apr 1 - 1958]
	Two Little Navajos [{31:E:US}1931]
	Zealots Of Zion [{31:E:US}1931]

William Haymond BISBEE {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Through Four American Wars (w William Henry BISBEE) [b|{31:E:US}1931]

Brig-Gen, William Henry BISBEE {US} [M: 1840 Jan 28 - 1942 Jun 11]
	Through Four American Wars (w William Haymond BISBEE) [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Paul Southworth BLISS {US} [M: 1889 - 1940 Apr 13]
	How Pan Shaped The Leaves, And Other Poems [p|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Herbert Eugene BOLTON {US} [M: 1870 Jul 20 - 1953 Jan 30]
	Outpost Of Empire [n|{31:E}1931]

Madeline BRANDEIS, nee FRANK {US} [F: 1897 Dec 18 - 1937 Jun 28]
	Little Anne Of Canada [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Little Mexican Donkey Boy [f|{31:E}1931]
	Jack Of The Circus [f|{31:E}1931]

Willis Joseph BRAY [M: 1884 - ?]
	Achievement In General Chemistry...Learning Abilities [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Myron BRINIG {US} [M: 1896 (or 1900) Dec 22 - 1991 May 13]
	Wide Open Town [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Arthur Gilchrist BRODEUR {US} [M: 1888 Sep 18 - 1971 Sep 9]
	The Pageant Of Civilization [n|{31:E}1931]

Earl (Russell) BROWDER {US} [M: 1891 May 20 - 1973 Jun 27]
	War Against Workers' Russia! [n|{31:E}1931]
	Secret Hoover-Laval War Pacts [n|{31:E}1931]

Glenn BROWN {US} [M: 1854 - 1932]
	1860-1930: Memories By Glenn Brown [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Robert Nietzel BUCK {US} [M: 1914 Jan 29 - 2007 Apr 14]
	Burning Up The Sky [n|{31:E}1931]

Thomas BURKE {UK} [M: 1886 (wrongly 1887) Nov - 1945 Sep 22]
	The Pleasantries Of Old Quong (US: A Tea-Shop In Limehouse) [s|{31:E:US}1931]

Anna Robeson BURR, nee BROWN {US} [F: 1873 - 1941]
	The Same Person [f|{31:E}1931]

Douglas BYERS {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	The Year Bearer's People (w Oliver LA FARGE) [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Judge, Benjamin Nathan CARDOZO {US} [M: 1870 May 24 - 1938 Jul 9]
	John G Milburn: An Address By Chief Judge Benjamin N Cardozo [n|{31:E}1931]

Albert Elijah CARHART {US} [M: 1846 - ?]
	A Partial Life Story [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Margaret Sprague CARHART {US} [F: 1877 Jun 28 - 1953 Dec 19]
3650	Selections From American Poetry... (ed) [p|{31:E}1931]
	Experiments In Corrective English (w Selena Pope INGRAM) [n|{31:E}1931]

Frances CARPENTER, Mrs HUNTINGTON {US} [F: 1890 Apr 30 - 1972 Nov 2]
	Our Little Friends Of Eskimo Land [{31:E}1931]

John (A) CARRARA {US} [M: 1913 Dec 29 - 2008 Jun 2]
	I Become An Evangelist [a|{31:E:US}1931]

William Thomas CARRINGTON {US} [M: 1854 Jan 23 - 1937 Jan 21]
	History Of Education In Missouri... [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Willa(=Wilella Sibert) CATHER {US} [F: 1873 Dec 7 - 1947 Apr 24]
	The Fear That Walks By Noonday [s|{31:E}1931]

Charles CHADWICK {US} [M: 1874 - ?]
	The Beautiful Bacillus [{31:E}1931]

George Agnew CHAMBERLAIN {US} [M: 1879 (or 1878) Mar 15 - 1966 Mar]
	Night At Lost End [{31:E}1931]

Robert William CHAMBERS {US} [M: 1865 May 26 - 1933 Dec 16]
	Gitana [f|{31:E}1931]

Adele (nee?)Le Bourgeois CHAPIN, ?:Mrs ALSOP, ?:Mrs HOWARD {US} [F: 1862 - 1938 May 16]
	'Their Trackless Way' (ed Christina CHAPIN) [a|{31:E:UK}1931]

Sydney Aylmer CLARK {US} [M: 1890 Aug 18 - 1975 Apr 20]
	Many-Colored Belgium [n|{31:E}1931]
	Cathedral France [n|{31:E}1931]

Roy Walter CLOUD {US} [M: 1876 (or 1878) Aug 24 - 1952 Aug 21 or 23]
	On The Trails Of Yesterday [n|{31:E}1931]

Walt(=Walter J) COBURN {US} [M: 1889 Oct 23 - 1971 May 24]
	Walt Coburn's Action Novels [s|{31:E:US}1931]

Charles Francis COE {US} [M: 1890 Nov 25 - 1956 Dec]
	About Two AM [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Robert Peter Tristram COFFIN {US} [M: 1892 Mar 18 - 1955 Jan 20]
	The Dukes Of Buckingham [b|{31:E}1931]
	Portrait Of An American [n|{31:E}1931]

Howard Wallace CONNELLY {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Fifty-Six Years In The New York Post-Office... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Dane COOLIDGE {US} [M: 1873 Mar 24 - 1940 Aug 8]
	Maverick Makers [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Anna COOPE {US} [F: 1854 - ?]
	Anna Coope, Sky Pilot Of The San Blas Indians [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Courtney Ryley/Riley COOPER {US} [M: 1886 Oct 31 - 1940 Sep 29]
	End Of Steel [f|{31:E:SIM?}1931]

Nute CRAIG {US} [M: 1849 - ?]
	Thrills, 1861 To 1887 [a|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Ira Brown CROSS {US} [M: 1880 Dec 1 - 1977 Mar 24]
	Economics [n|{31:E}1931]
	Money And Banking [n|{31:E}1931]
	Frank Roney, Irish Rebel And California Labor Leader (ed) [b|{31:E}1931]

Ray(=Raymond King) CUMMINGS {US} [M: 1887 Aug 30 - 1957 Jan 23]
19066	Brigands Of The Moon (ps: Ray KING) [f|(1930)/{31:E}1931]

Nathan DALLY {US} [M: 1848 - ?]
L	Tracks And Trails; Or,...A Minnesota Territorial Pioneer [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Josephine (Dodge) DASKAM, Mrs BACON {US} [F: 1876 Feb 17 - 1961 Jul 29]
	The Luck Of Lowry (ps: Josephine Daskam BACON) [{31:E}1931]

John L DAVIE {US} [M: 1850 - ?]
	My Own Story [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Hallie (1:Mrs)Flanagan DAVIS, nee FERGUSON {US} [F: 1890 Aug 27 - 1969 Jul]
	Can You Hear Their Voices? [{31:E}1931]

Jerome DAVIS {US} [M: 1891 Dec 2 - 1979 Oct 19]
	Introduction To Sociology (jt ed) [n|{27:E}1927/{31:E}1931]

Graham M DEAN {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Daring Wings [f|{31:E}1931]

Therese (nee)Osterheld DEMING {US} [F: 1874 - ?]
	Little Eagle: A Story Of Indian Life [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Indians In Winter Camp: A Story Of Indian Life [f|{31:E}1931]

August (William) DERLETH {US} [M: 1909 Feb 24 - 1971 Jul 4]
	The Heritage Of Sauk City [n|{31:E}1931]
	To Remember [p|{31:E}1931]

Babette DEUTSCH, Mrs YARMOLINSKY {US} [F: 1895 Sep 22 - 1982 Nov 13]
	Epistle To Prometheus [p|{31:E}1931]

Eugene DEVLAN (ps: Gene FOWLER) {US} [M: 1889 or 1890 Mar 8 - 1960 Jul 2]
	A Solo In Tom-Toms [a|{31:E:US}1931/{46:R:US}1946]

Vic(=Victor) DONAHEY {US} [M: 1873 Jul 7 - 1946 Apr 8]
	The Beak And Claws Of America [n|{31:E}1931]

Hilda DOOLITTLE, Mrs ALDINGTON {US} [F: 1886 Sep 10 - 1961 Sep 27]
	Red Roses For Bronze [p|{31:E}1931]

(George) Norman DOUGLAS (wrongly DOUGLASS) {UK} [M: 1868 Dec 8 - 1952 Feb 9]
	Summer Islands, Ischia And Ponzo [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Marion Richardson DRURY {US} [M: 1849 - 1939]
	Reminiscences Of Early Days In Iowa [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Henry Morton DUNHAM {US} [M: 1853 - 1929]
	The Life Of A Musician Woven...New England Conservatory Of Music [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, John ERSKINE {US} [M: 1879 (or 1878) Oct 5 - 1951 Jun 2]
	Jack And The Beanstalk [f|{31:E}1931]

Fred Rogers FAIRCHILD {US} [M: 1877 Aug 5 - 1966 Apr]
	Essentials Of Economics [n|{31:E}1931]

Jessie Mary FERGUSON {US} [F: 1884 - ?]
	Student's Guide To Efficient Study (w Luella Cole PRESSEY) [n|{31:E}1931/{35:R:H}1935]

Helen Josephine FERRIS, Mrs TIBBETS {US} [F: 1890 Nov 19 - 1969 Sep 28]
	Five Girls Who Dared:...Stories Of Five Courageous Girls (ed) [b|{31:E}1931]

Charles Albert FORD {US} [M: 1845 - 1933]
	Tales Of The Civil War... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Henry James FORMAN {US} [M: 1879 Feb 17 - 1966 Jan 3]
	The Rembrandt Murder [f|{31:E}1931]

Charles (Hoy) FORT {US} [M: 1874 Aug 6 (or 9) - 1932 May 3]
%	Lo! [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Alfred Leon FOSTER {US} [M: 1904 Jul 13 - 1994 Dec 24]
	Formal Logic In Finite Terms [n|{31:E}1931]

Fabian FRANKLIN {US} [M: 1853 Jan 18 - 1939 Jan 9]
	Nuggets From The Wickersham Report [n|{31:E}1931]

Henry Harvey FUSON {US} [M: 1876 Aug 21 - 1964 Oct]
	Ballads Of The Kentucky Highlands [{31:E}1931]
	History Of The Cumberland And Ford Settlement [n|{31:E}1931]

Sidney David GAMBLE {US} [M: 1890 Jul 12 - 1968 Mar 29]
	The Household Accounts Of Two Chinese Families [n|{31:E}1931]

Prof, George (Antony) GAMOW, ne Georgiy Antonovich GAMOV {US} [M: 1904 Mar 4 - 1968 Aug 19]
	The Constitution Of Atomic Nuclei And Radioactivity [n|{31:E}1931]

Howard Roger GARIS {US} [M: 1873 Apr 25 - 1962 Nov 6]
	Mystery Boys At Round Lake [f|{31:E}1931]
	Uncle Wiggily's Travels [f|{31:E}1931]

(Hannibal) Hamlin GARLAND {US} [M: 1860 Sep 16 (or 14) - 1940 Mar 4 (wrongly 2)]
	Companions On The Trail [f|{31:E:US}1931]

John R GOLDIE {US} [M: 1853 - ?]
	Pioneering In The West [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Hyman Elias GOLDSTEIN (ps: Horace GOLDIN) {US/UK} [M: 1873 Dec 17 - 1939 Aug (wrongly Apr) 22]
	Mysterious Tricks [n|{31:E}1931]

Caspar F GOODRICH {US} [M: 1847 - 1925]
	Rope Yarns From The Old Navy [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Carl Henry GRABO {US} [M: 1881 - 1955]
	A Man And A Woman [f|{31:E}1931]

Dick(=Richard V) GRACE {US} [M: 1898 Jan 10 - 1965 Jun 25]
	I Am Still Alive [a|{31:E}1931]

Harriet (L) (nee)Pyne GROVE {US} [F: 1866 Mar 6 - 1939]
	The Campfire Girls Of Wyandotte Camp [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Campfire Girls On The Trail [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Girl Scouts Of The Cardinal Patrol [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Girl Scout's Problem Solved [f|{31:E}1931]
	Betty Lee, Freshman [f|{31:E}1931]
	Betty Lee, Sophomore [f|{31:E}1931]
	Betty Lee, Junior [f|{31:E}1931]
	Betty Lee, Senior [f|{31:E}1931]

Emily HAHN, Mrs BOXER {US} [F: 1905 Jan 14 - 1997 Feb 18]
	Beginner's Luck [{31:E}1931]

Edward Hagaman HALL {US} [M: 1858 - 1936]
	St Matthew's Cathedral In Laramie, Wyoming [n|{31:E}1931]

Alice (nee)Van Fossen HANCOCK {US} [F: 1890 Apr 1 - 1984 Jan]
	Ozark Echoes [{31:E}1931]

Joseph Ralph HARKER {UK/US} [M: 1853 - 1938]
	Eventide Memories... [a|{31:E}1931]

Heber Reece HARPER {US} [M: 1885 Feb 27 - 1969 Oct]
	What European And American Students Think On International... [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Henry Robert HARROWER {US} [M: 1883 Apr 30 - 1953 Jan 2]
	Practical Endocrinology [n|{31:E}1931]

Alice Corbin HENDERSON {US} [F: c1881 - 1949 Jul 18]
	Modern Indian Painting [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Robert (Welch) HERRICK {US} [M: 1868 Apr 26 - 1938 Dec 23 or 24]
	Little Black Dog [{31:E}1931]

Alexander George HIGGINSON {US} [M: 1876 - ?]
	Try Back: A Huntsman's Reminiscences [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Donald Bayne HOBART {US} [M: ? - ?]
	The Cell Murder Mystery [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Raymond (Peckham) HOLDEN {US} [M: 1894 Apr 7 - 1972 Jun]
	Penthouse Murders [f|{31:E}1931]

Henry Harcourt HORN {US} [M: 1845 - 1933]
	An English Colony In Iowa [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Rev, Henry HOWARD {US} [M: 1859 (or 1856) Jan 21 - 1933 Jun 29]
	The Defeat Of Fear, And Other Studies [e|{31:E:US}1931]

John Wesley HUFF (ps: The Income BUILDER) {US} [M: 1876 - ?]
	Radio Talks Over WEBR, WKBW, WGR [n|{31:E}1931]

(James Mercer) Langston HUGHES {US} [M: 1902 Feb 1 - 1967 May 22]
	Dear Lovely Death [p|{31:E}1931]
	The Negro Mother [p|{31:E}1931]

Dard HUNTER (Sr?) {US} [M: 1883 Nov 29 - 1966 Feb 20]
	Papermaking In The Classroom [n|{31:E}1931]

John Marvin HUNTER {US} [M: 1880 Mar 18 - 1957 Jun 29]
	The Bloody Trail In Texas [n|{31:E}1931]

Will(=William Fitzgerald) JENKINS {US} [M: 1896 Jun 16 - 1975 Jun 8]
	Murder Madness (ps: Murray LEINSTER) [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Robert Underwood JOHNSON {US} [M: 1853 Jan 2 - 1937 Oct 14]
	Poems Of Fifty Years [p|{31:E}1931]

Eli Stanley JONES {US} [M: 1884 Jan 3 - 1973 Jan 25]
	The Christ Of The Mount: A Working Philosophy Of Life [n|{31:E}1931]

Nard(=Maynard Benedict) JONES {US} [M: 1904 Apr 12 - 1972 Sep 3]
	The Petlands [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Archie (Lynn) JOSCELYN {US} [M: 1899 Jul 25 - 1986 Feb]
	The Golden Bowl [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Alexander Samuel KAUN {US} [M: 1889 Oct 30 - 1944 Jun 22]
	Maxim Gorky And His Russia [n|{31:E}1931]

Joseph KAYE {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Victor Herbert [b|{31:E}1931]

Frederic Hartwell KELLOGG {US} [M: 1904 - ?]
	Final Report On Field Investigations Of...Panama Canal Zone [n|{31:E}1931]

Stanley Jasspon KUNITZ {US} [M: 1905 Jul 29 - 2006 May 14]
	Living Authors: A Book Of Biographies (ps: Dilly TANTE) [b|{31:E}1931]

Peter Bernard KYNE {US} [M: 1880 Oct 12 - 1957 Nov 25]
	The Gringo Privateer; and, Island Of Desire [s|{31:E:US}1931]

Oliver (Hazard Perry) LA FARGE {US} [M: 1901 Dec 19 - 1963 Aug 2]
	The Year Bearer's People (w Douglas BYERS) [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Sarah McCune LANG (ps: Lady, JACK) {US} [F: 1880 Aug 17 - 1967 Mar 26]
	Critters In Africa [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Victor Fritz LENZEN {US} [M: 1890 Dec 14 - 1975 Jul 18]
	The Nature Of Physical Theory [n|{31:E}1931]

Vladimir LEVENTON (ps: Val LEWTON) {US} [M: 1904 May 7 - 1951 Mar 14]
	Rape Of Glory: A Romance Of The Volga [f|{31:E:US?}1931]

Meyer LEVIN {US} [M: 1905 Oct 7 (wrongly 8) - 1981 Jul 9]
	Yehuda [f|{31:E}1931]

Oscar LEWIS {US} [M: 1893 May 5 - 1992 Jul 11]
	Origin Of 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County' [n|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Ludwig LEWISOHN {US} [M: 1883 May 30 (or 1882 May 22) - 1955 Dec 31]
	The Romantic [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Frank Worthington LYNCH {US} [M: 1871 Nov 5 - 1945 Jan 12]
	Pelvic Neoplasms (w Alice F MAXWELL) [n|1922/{31:E}1931]

Marshall McCLINTOCK {US} [M: 1906 Aug 21 - 1967]
	We Take To Bed [a|{31:E}1931]

Johnston McCULLEY {US} [M: 1883 Feb 2 - 1958 Nov 23]
	The Spider's Fury [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Gordon McKENZIE {US} [M: 1901 Dec 14 - 1965 Dec 4]
	An Anthology Of English Classics (jt ed) [{31:E}1931]

Marie MANNING {US} [F: 1873 Jan 22 - 1945 Nov 28]
	Problems Of Love And Marriage (ps: Beatrice FAIRFAX) [{31:E:US}1931]

Orlando W MAULSBY {US} [M: 1856 - ?]
	Rolling Stone... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Prof, Chester Collins MAXEY {US} [M: 1890 May 31 - 1984 Apr]
	You And Your Government [n|{31:E}1931]

Alice Freeland MAXWELL {US} [F: 1890 - 1961]
	Pelvic Neoplasms (w Frank Worthington LYNCH) [n|1922/{31:E}1931]

John Calvin MELLETT (ps: Jonathan BROOKS) {US} [M: 1888 Aug 4 - 1976 Jan]
	Pigskin Soldier [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Clarence Whittlesey MENDELL {US} [M: 1883 Jun 3 - 1970 Dec]
	Jeanne D'Arc At Rouen [{31:E}1931]

Charles Frank MINDER {US} [M: 1895 - ?]
	This Man's War:...An American Private On The Western Front [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Elizabeth Louisa MORESBY, Mrs BECK {UK} [F: 1862 - 1931 Jan 3]
	The Joyous Story Of Astrid (ps: Lily Adams BECK) [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Daniel E MORGAN {US} [M: ? - ?]
	When The World Went Mad [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Rev, Elgin Sylvester MOYER {US} [M: 1890 Apr 18 - 1985 Feb]
	Missions In The Chruch Of The Brethren [n|{31:E}1931]

Harry Williams MURPHY {US} [M: 1878 - ?]
	Twenty-Five Years In 'Hell's Kitchen' [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Aaron NADELL {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Projecting Sound Pictures:...For Projectionists And Managers [n|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Paul Homer NESBITT {US} [M: 1904 Aug 15 (or 14) - 1985 Jan]
	The Ancient Mimbrenos [{31:E}1931]

J F NEWBY {US} [M: 1915 - ?]
	High Spots... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

(Benjamin) Frank(=Franklin) NORRIS (Jr) [M: 1870 Mar 5 - 1902 Oct 25]
	Frank Norris Of The Wave (ed Oscar LEWIS) [s|{31:E:US}1931]

Jack/John (Sherman) O'BRIEN {US} [M: 1898 or 1899 Aug 18 - 1938 Dec 6]
	By Dog Sled For Byrd... [a|{31:E:US}1931]

George Washington OGDEN {US} [M: 1871 Dec 9 - 1966 Mar 31]
	Steamboat Gold [f|{31:E}1931]
	Fenced Water [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Harold Saft OLCOTT {US} [M: 1909 Jul 24 - 1979 Feb 4]
	The Unsaponifiable Lipids Of Lettuce [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Fremont OLDER {US} [M: 1856 - 1935]
	Growing Up [a|{31:E}1931]

Baroness, (Emusca/Emmuska/Emma Magdalena Rosalia Marie Josepha Barbara) ORCZY, Mrs BARSTOW {HU/UK?} [F: 1865 Sep 23 - 1947 Nov 12]
#	In The Rue Morgue [f|{31:E:US}1931]

(Charles) Fulton OURSLER {US} [M: 1893 Jan 22 - 1952 May 24]
	The Crime Of The Century (ps: Anthony ABBOT) [f|{31:E}1931]

Frank Lawrence OWSLEY {US} [M: 1890 Jan 20 - 1956 Oct 21]
	King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign Relations Of The Confederate... [n|{31:E}1931]

(Charles) Stuart PALMER {US} [M: 1905 Jun 21 - 1968 Feb 4]
	Ace Of Jades [f|{31:E}1931]

Bertha Morris PARKER {US} [F: 1890 Feb 7 - 1980 Nov 14]
	An Introductory Course In Science In The Intermediate Grades [n|{31:E}1931]

Judge, George Gilpin PERKINS {US} [M: 1839 - 1933]
	A Kentucky Judge [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Gen, John Joseph PERSHING {US} [M: 1860 Sep 13 - 1948 Jul 15]
	My Experiences In The World War [2v|a|{31:E}1931]

Wiley (Hardman) POST {US} [M: 1898 Nov 22 - 1935 Aug 15]
	Around The World In Eight Days [n|{31:E}1931]

(Ardon) Van (Buren) POWELL {US} [M: 1886 - ?]
	The Mystery Boys And The Inca Gold [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Mystery Boys And Captain Kidd's Message [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Mystery Boys And The Secret Of The Golden Sun [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Mystery Boys And The Chinese Jewels [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Mystery Boys And The Hindu Treasure [f|{31:E}1931]

Luella (nee?)Cole PRESSEY {US} [F: 1893 - ?]
	Student's Guide To Efficient Study (w Jessie Mary FERGUSON) [n|{31:E}1931/{35:R:H}1935]

Prof, Vernon John PURYEAR {US} [M: 1901 Mar 31 - 1970 Nov 10]
	England, Russia, And The Straits Question, 1844-1856 [n|{31:E}1931]

David Binney PUTNAM (Sr) {US} [M: 1913 May 20 - 1992 Jun 1]
	David Sails The Viking Trail [f|{31:E}1931]

Mary (nee)Crownover RABB {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Reminiscences Of Mary Crownover Rabb, Wife Of John Rabb [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Arthur Herbert RACKETT {UK/US} [M: 1864 - ?]
	Arthur H Rackett's Fifty Years A Drummer [a|{31:E:US}1931]

St George (Henry) RATHBORNE {US} [M: 1854 Dec 26 - 1938 Dec 16]
	The Lend-A-Hand Boys Of Carthage [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Lend-A-Hand Boys Sanitary Squad [f|{31:E:US}1931]
	The Lend-A-Hand Boys Team-Work [f|{31:E:US}1931]
	The Lend-A-Hand Boys As Wild Game Protectors [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Clifford Samuel RAYMOND {US} [M: 1875 - 1950]
	Our Very Best People [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Abraham Aaron ROBACK {CA} [M: 1890 Jun 19 - 1965 Jun 7]
	Personality, The Crux Of Social Intercourse [n|{31:E:US}1931]

V-Adm, Charles Emery ROSENDAHL {US} [M: 1892 May 15 - 1977 May 17]
	Up Ship! [a|{31:E}1931]

Gertrude (nee)Woolley ROTH {US} [F: 1877 Nov 5 - 1951]
	12,690 Miles Afoot [n|{31:E}1931]

Lyman Brightman RUSSELL {US} [M: 1850 Sep 16 - 1940 May 6]
	Royal Line Of The Beeman-Deming Family From William The Conqueror [b|{31:E}1931]

Henry Stephens SALT {UK} [M: 1851 Sep 20 - 1939 Apr 19]
	Cum Grano: Verses And Epigrams [p|{31:E:US}1931]

Emma (Keats) (nee)Speed SAMPSON {US} [F: 1868 Dec 1 - 1947 May 7]
	Miss Minerva's Cook Book [f|{31:E}1931]

Rev, Leonard SARGENT {US} [M: 1857 - 1944]
	Pictures And Persons [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Lawrence SAUNDERS {US} (see: Burton DAVIS & Clare Ogden DAVIS)
	The Columnist Murder [f|{31:E}1931]

George (Henry) SELDES {US} [M: 1890 Nov 16 - 1995 Jul 2]
	Can These Things Be! [n|{31:E}1931]

Ellen Churchill SEMPLE {US} [F: 1863 - 1932]
	The Geography Of The Mediterranean Region (ed Ruth Emily BAUGH) [n|{31:E}1931]

Harold Morrow SHERMAN {US} [M: 1898 Jul 13 - 1987 Aug]
	It's A Pass! [f|{31:E}1931]
	Strike Him Out! [f|{31:E}1931]

Laura SHERRY {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Old Prairie Du Chien [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Charles Edward SKINNER {US} [M: 1891 Apr 24 - 1983 Dec]
	Psychology For Religious And Social Workers (w Paul V WEST) [n|{31:E}1931]
	Biological Foundations Of Education (w O CALDWELL & J TIETZ) [n|{31:E}1931]

Marian Caroline SMITH {US} [F: ? - ?]
	I Remember [a|{31:E}1931]

Pauline SPERRY {US} [F: 1885 Mar 5 - 1967 Sep 24]
	Bibliography Of Projective Differential Geometry [n|{31:E}1931]

George Talmadge STARNES {US} [M: 1895 - 1955]
	Sixty Years Of Branch Banking In Virginia [n|{31:E}1931]

Harlan True STETSON {US} [M: 1885 - 1964 Sep 10]
	Man And The Stars [n|{31:E}1931]

Clifford MacClellan SUBLETTE {US} [M: 1887 Aug 16 - 1939 Nov 12]
	The Golden Chimney [f|{31:E:US}1931]

Kate(=Catharine/Katherine) (nee)Dickinson SWEETSER {US} [F: ? - 1939]
	Great American Girls [b|{31:E}1931]

Prof, Fletcher Harper SWIFT {US} [M: 1876 May 20 - 1947 May 28]
	Emma Marwedel, 1818-1893 [n|{31:E}1931]

$Prof, Charles Callan TANSILL {US} [M: 1890 - 1964 Nov 12]
	The Purchase Of The Danish West Indies [n|{31:E}1931]

Edith Brittain (nee)Crenshaw TATUM {US} [F: 1877 Sep 2 - 1955]
	Patteran [{31:E}1931]

Clementine E'Damie TAYLOR, nee EDMOND {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Record Of Her Family And Events Of Her Life [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Phoebe Atwood TAYLOR {US} [F: 1909 May 18 - 1976 Jan]
	The Cape Cod Mystery [f|{31:E}1931]

Prof, William Sydney THAYER {US} [M: 1864 Jun 23 - 1932 Dec 10]
	Osler And Other Papers [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Dow THOMPSON {US} [M: ? - ?]
	A Mind That Was Different [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Dorothy (nee?)Stockbridge TILLETT (ps: John Stephen STRANGE) {US} [F: 1896 Jun 28 - 1983 Nov]
	Murder Game [f|{31:E}1931]

Nathan Eugene Pinchback TOOMER (ps: Jean TOOMER) {US} [M: 1894 Dec 26 - 1967 Mar 30]
	Essentials Definitions And Aphorisms [{31:E}1931]

Charles Barnes TOWNS {US} [M: 1862 - 1947 Feb 20]
	Reclaiming The Drinker [n|{31:E}1931]

Jules TURNOUR {US} [M: ? - 1931]
	The Autobiography Of A Clown [a|{31:E}1931]

Florence (nee?)Guertin TUTTLE {US} [F: 1869 - 1951]
	Alternatives To War [n|{31:E}1931]

Henry Teller TYLER {US} [M: 1900 May 31 - 1987 Mar 10]
	Bearing Of Certain Personality Factors Other Than Intelligence... [n|{31:E}1931]

Anne Arrington TYSON {US} [F: 1878 Oct 28 - 1945]
	You Little Match-Maker [{31:E}1931]

Lyndall Fownes URWICK {UK} [M: 1891 Mar 3 - 1983 Dec 5]
	Europe - USA Distribution Problems [n|{31:E:US}1931]

Harold VINAL {US} [M: 1891 Oct 17 - 1965 Mar 9]
	Hymn To Chaos [p|{31:E}1931]

James Paul WARBURG (ps: Paul JAMES) {US} [M: 1896 Aug 18 - 1969 Jun 3]
	And Then What? [p|{31:E}1931]

Gertrude Chandler WARNER {US} [F: 1890 Apr 16 - 1979 Aug 30]
	The World On A Farm [{31:E}1931]

Nathan Wallenstein WEINSTEIN (ps: Nathanael WEST) {US} [M: 1903 Oct 17 - 1940 Dec 22]
#	The Dream Life Of Balso Snell [f|{31:E}1931]

Bp, Lemuel Henry WELLS {US} [M: 1841 Dec 3 - 1936 Mar 27]
	A Pioneer Missionary [a|{31:E:US}1931]

Leo Alexander WERTHEIM (ps: INNOMINATUS) {US} [M: 1890 May 8 - 1968 Feb]
	Solution Of The World-Riddle [{31:E}1931]

Arthur Preston WHITAKER {US} [M: 1895 Jun 6 - 1979 Jan]
	Documents Relating To The Commercial Policy Of Spain... (ed) [n|{31:E}1931]

Raoul (Fauconnier) WHITFIELD {US} [M: 1896 (wrongly 1898) Nov 22 - 1945]
	Death In A Bowl [s|{31:E}1931]

Cornelius William WILLEMSE {US} [M: 1871 - 1942]
	Behind The Green Lights [a|{31:E}1931]

Jane (nee)Hutcheson WINDOM {US} [F: ? - ?]
	European School Days In The Eighteen Seventies [a|{31:E}1931]

Mary Mabel WIRRIES, nee CABANA {US} [F: 1894 - ?]
	Praying Pines [f|{31:E}1931]

WOODEN LEG {US} [M: 1858 - ?]
	A Warrior Who Fought Custer [a|{31:E}1931]

Prof, (Philip) Quincy WRIGHT {US} [M: 1890 Dec 28 - 1970 Oct 17]
	Unemployment As A World Problem (ed) [n|{31:E}1931]

Lawrence Counselman WROTH {US} [M: 1884 Jan 14 - 1970 Dec 25]
	The Colonial Printer [{31:E}1931/{38:R}1938]

Levi Parker WYMAN {US} [M: 1873 - ?]
	The Hunniwell Boys' Non-Stop Flight Around The World [f|{31:E}1931]
	The Mystery Of Eagle Lake [f|{31:E}1931]

Caroline Ardelia YALE {US} [F: 1848 Sep 29 - 1933 Jul 2]
	Years Of Building:...Pioneer In A Special Field Of Education [a|{31:E}1931]

Rev, Chester Smith YOUNG {US} [M: 1874 May 27 - 1943 Feb 7]
	Twenty-Five Years A Country Parson In Missouri [a|{31:E}1931]

LIKELY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I suspect to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I suspect to have been first published in the US, and books by non-US citizens that I believe were published in the US in the same year as they were published abroad & so may not have been first (ie, by at least 30 days) published abroad.

William Hardy ALEXANDER {CA/US:1944on} [M: 1878 Jun 28 - 1962 Mar 20]
	The Amiable Tyranny Of Peisistratus [n|{31:E}1931]

Mary ANDERSON {US?} [F: 1872 - 1964]
	Women's Place In Industry In 10 Southern States [n|{31:E}1931]

Boris (Mikhailovich) ARTZYBASHEFF {SU/US:1926on} [M: 1899 May 25 (or 22) - 1965 Jul 16]
	Poor Shaydullah [{31:E}1931]

Prof, Eric Temple BELL {UK/US?} [M: 1883 Feb 7 - 1960 Dec 21 (or 20)]
	The Queen Of The Sciences [n|{31:E}1931]

Isaiah BOWMAN {CA/US?} [M: 1878 Dec 26 - 1950 Jan 6]
	The Pioneer Fringe [n|{31:E}1931]

Wilfred (Swancourt) BRONSON {US?} [M: 1894 - 1985]
	Paddlewings [{31:E}1931]

Fr, Charles Edward COUGHLIN {CA/US?} [M: 1891 Oct 25 - 1979 Oct 27]
	By The Sweat Of The Brow [n|{31:E}1931]

Ruth CROSS, Mrs PALMER {US?} [F: 1887 - after 1968]
	Big Road [f|{31:E}1931]

Milton GOLDSMITH {US?} [M: 1861 - 1957]
	Fortunes And Dreams... [n|{31:E}1931]
	Signs, Omens And Superstitions [n|{31:E}1931]

Lily(=Lillie) HAXWORTH, Mrs WALLACE {UK/US:1902on} [F: 1872 Jan 3 - after 1948]
	The Woman's World Cook Book (ps: Lily Haxworth WALLACE) [n|{31:E}1931]

Edith LAVELL, nee ? {US?} [F: ? - ?]
	Linda Carlton, Air Pilot [f|{31:E}1931]
	Linda Carlton's Ocean Flight [f|{31:E}1931]
	Linda Carlton's Island Adventure [f|{31:E}1931]

Harry Stanley McFARLAND (ps: ANONYMOUS) {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Experiences Of A Heart, Its Joys, Its Sorrows [p|{31:E}1931]

William Dayton MACLAY {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	The Condensation Of 3-nitro-4-halogenophenylarsonic Acids [n|{31:E}1931]

George Frederick MILLER (ps: William H PATTERSON) {US?} [M: 1880 - ?]
	Letters From A Hard-Boiled Teacher To His Half-Baked Son (anon) [{31:E}1931]

Frederick (John) NIVEN {CA} [M: 1878 Mar 31 - 1944 Jan 30]
	The Paisley Shawl [f|{31:E:SIM?}1931]

Edith Bertha ORDWAY {US?} [F: 1877 - ?]
22417	The Etiquette Of To-day [n|1913/20/{31:E}1931]

Prof, Stanley David PORTEUS {AU/US:1932on} [M: 1883 Apr 24 - 1972 Oct 21]
	The Psychology Of A Primitive People [n|{31:E:SIM?}1931]

Alexander Nicolaievich ROMANOFF, aka Syyed Shaykh Achmed Abdullah Nadir KAHN El-IDRISSVIEH El-DURANI, aka Prince, Nadir KHAN DURANI (ps: Achmed ABDULLAH) {RU/US?} [M: 1881 May 12 - 1945 May 12]
	The Bungalow On The Roof [f|{31:E}1931]

Julian SHERROD {US?} [M: 1895 - ?]
	Scapegoats (ps: ONE of Them) [{31:E}1931]

Roy Judson SNELL {US?} [M: 1878 - 1959]
	The Gray Shadow [f|{31:E}1931]

Effie Mae WILLIAMS, nee HENCY {US?} [F: ? - ?]
7027	A Hive Of Busy Bees [{31:E}1931/{39:R:H}1939]

Avrahm (Tsalevich) YARMOLINSKY {SU/US:1922on} [M: 1890 Jan 13 - 1975 Sep 28]
	Russian Literature [n|{31:E}1931]

POSSIBLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be non-US citizens (though may include some US citizens I have not yet identified as such) - if any of these were published in the US, the rules on works by non-US authors (see here) will apply.

Juanita SAVAGE [F: ? - ?]
27856	Bandit Love [f|{31:E}1931]

Anonymous & Corporate Works:
20032	Northern Nut Growers Association Report...21st Annual Meeting [n|{31:E}1931]