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Brat Farrar

Brat Farrar

by Tey, Josephine; Allan, A Richard [illus.]

London: The Folio Society. VG : in very good condition with black slipcase. 2010. First FS Edition. Purple pictorial hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xi; 232pp. Illustrations by A Richard Allen. .
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£24.00
Blithe Air

Blithe Air

by Elizabeth Matheson, Jonathan Williams

Jargon 112. Full-page black-and-white photographs, reproduced in 300-line screen extended-range duotone by The Stinehour Press. Designed by Elizabeth Matheson and John Menapace (to whom the book is also dedicated.) "Illuminations & Pyrotechnic Display" (text & collected quotations) by Jonathan Williams. One of 1450 copies issued in dark green cloth with pale green dust jacket. 64 plates. NEW in publisher's mylar.
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$10.00
The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night: A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard F. Burton [Limited Edition, Signed by Angelo]

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night: A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard F. Burton [Limited Edition, Signed by Angelo]

by Richard F. Burton [trans.]; Valenti Angelo [illus.]

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Very Good. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. First Thus, Limited to 1500 sets of which this is no. 824. Six volumes; octavo; uniformly bound in publisher's calf-backed pictorial paper-covered boards, spines lettered and embossed in blind, in original paper-covered slipcases (two volumes to a slipcase); illus. throughout. Spines a shade toned, slipcases also a bit darkened and chipped along extremities, slipcase accompanying Vols. V & VI beginning to split... Read more
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$850.00
Getting Up and Going Home

Getting Up and Going Home

by Anderson, Robert

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library. Fine. 1978. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine Limited First Edition bound in brown genuine leather with gilt decorative covers. Anderson: : Why a person writes and how he writes remain a mystery." Ships same or next business day. Tail edge of boards are rubbed, tail corners are lightly bumped. ; The First Edition Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$19.00
Historian's Holiday

Historian's Holiday

by Bryant, Arthur

London: Dropmore Press, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter vellum and dark salmon boards, front cover decorated in gilt. Near fine. 84 pages. 26.5 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 1 of 25 signed by Bryant, printed on a hand press on paper hand made by Portals of Whitechurch. The author, an English historian and one time columnist for the Illustrated London News was also noted for his studies of Samuel Pepys. Unopened, bound by Evans of Croydon. All but one of the Essays herein were reprinted... Read more
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$250.00
Robert Graves Poems

Robert Graves Poems

by Robert Graves

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1980. Limited/signed. Hard Cover. nf/nf. Small Quarto. (10" x 7") Limited to 2000 copies and is signed by Freeman Keith (typographic plans) and illustrator, Paul Hogarth. Bookplate of previous owner affixed to front endpaper. Very light sun-fading to spine of book. Otherwise a very nice copy in slipcase.
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$65.00
A Walk in the Mountains

A Walk in the Mountains

by Plimpton, Sarah

New York, 2018. Artist's book, one of 12 all on Lettra (letterpress paper by Crane), signed by the artist / poet, Sarah Plimpton. Page size: 7-1/2 x 11 inches; 20pp. Bound: loose as issued housed in translucent vellum wrappers, laid into plum silk over boards custom-made clamshell box by Claudia Cohen. Set in Avenir and printed letterpress in steel grey ink by Brad Ewing at The Grenfell Press in New York, the bold images by the author / artist were executed in ink, photographed and made into polymer... Read more
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$850.00
Anna Hastings:  The Story of a Washington Newspaper Person

Anna Hastings: The Story of a Washington Newspaper Person

by Drury, Allen

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1977. First Edition . Full Leather. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Uldis Kavins. 304 pages. Full red leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Raised spine band. All edges are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and book mark. Very slight spot of rubbing along fore edge of top cover. Slight scuffs on gilded edges. Otherwise Fine.
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$15.00
Heartbreak Hotel

Heartbreak Hotel

by Clark, Tom

West Branch, Iowa: Toothpaste Press, 1983. 1st edition. Limited to 550 copies. Review copy with slip laid in. Five short stories (one paragraph each.) Illustrations by the author on the facing pages. A lively little collection by Tom Clark, 1941-2018, prolific American poet, former editor of The Paris Review, and biographer of Jack Kerouac, Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, etc. 14 pp. Printed from hand-set type on Masa paper. Bound in Japanese style into handmade Bengal covers from India. Approx, 5 x 5... Read more
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$10.00
Daybreak - Limited Edition

Daybreak - Limited Edition

by Lord Gorell

England: Printed and Produced by West Brothers Mitchan Surrey, 1935. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 1/4" X 8 1/2" . This poem was first published in Lord Gorell's Many Mansions (John Murray, 1926): it is reprinted in this private edition limited to 50 copies by the kindness, and for the benefit of friends (the author has also corrected the placing of the comma on the dedication page). This copy is number Eighteen and is presented to Laurence Binyon, C.H., in all cordial appreciation... Read more
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£110.00
THE SONNETS

THE SONNETS

by (BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFT PRESS). SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

Birmingham: Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Press, 1895. ONE OF 500 COPIES (and 50 Large Paper Copies). 222 x 178 mm. (8 3/4 x 7"). 2 p.l., cliv, [i] pp. Pleasing rich brown morocco in the Arts & Crafts style by Winifred Turner (signed by her and dated 1930 in a very neat calligraphic hand on front flyleaf), covers divided into geometric compartments by blind and gilt rules, at center a lozenge filled with entwined gilt roses, raised bands, spine compartments ruled in gilt and blind, linen pastedowns... Read more
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$2600.00
A COLLECTION OF 30 EPHEMERAL ITEMS FROM THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT AND THE ESSEX HOUSE PRESS

A COLLECTION OF 30 EPHEMERAL ITEMS FROM THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT AND THE ESSEX HOUSE PRESS

by (ESSEX HOUSE PRESS)

London and Campden: Guild of Handicraft and Essex House Press, 1892-1906. Mostly octavo. Paper wrappers or unbound as issued. Printer's flower device, woodcut initials, and woodcuts of Essex House. One leaf a bit soiled and with short marginal tear, one item a little foxed, occasional mild browning, dust-soiling, or minor creases, but the specimens overall in clean and fresh condition. The collection includes: 1. C. R. Ashbee, "A Table of the Arts and Crafts of the Renaissance." Third Edition. (1892)... Read more
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$1560.00
THE EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE GOLD MINES

THE EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE GOLD MINES

by SIMPSON, HENRY I

Haverford, PA: Headframe Publishing Company, 1978. First Thus. Leather-backed Marbled Boards. Near Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. 81 pages. Illustrated. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is #68. Folding vintage map of California and the Routes to it. Leather-backed marbled paper covered boards. Prologue and Epilogue by Franz R. Dykstra. Designed and printed by Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press. Bound by E. G. Parrot.Limited reprint of the 1848 first edition. A beautiful binding of an important... Read more
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$85.00
The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud

The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud

by Freud, Sigmund

New York: Modern Library. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, gentle bumping to spine. Dust jacket shows edgewear, light chipping to head of spine. Erased price still visible on front free endpaper. ; Toledano binding style 'G4', blank endpapers, dust jacket style 'Gb5', listing 262 titles. ; Modern Library Giant; Vol. 39.1; 1001 pages .
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$20.00
In Dubious Battle

In Dubious Battle

by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Modern Library. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1941. Hardcover. Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Dust jacket shows normal wear, but with a half inch by two inch strip missing from top of rear panel of DJ. ; Toledano binding style '8', Kent endpapers in grey dust jacket style 'h2', listing 309 titles. [Baird & Greenwood, Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction, 2334 (Title only, not this edition) ]; The Modern Library; Vol. 115.2; 343 pages .
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$45.00
The Enormous Room

The Enormous Room

by Cummings, E. E

New York: Modern Library. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. Text is clean. Red cover shows wear, sunfading to cloth along edges. Dust jacket shows minor chipping to spine ends. DJ price clipped. 1970 revision with omission of bibliography and newly written biography. DJ price clipped. ; Toledano binding style '14', Fujita endpapers, dust jacket style 'o2'. ; The Modern Library; Vol. 214.2; 332 pages .
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$15.00
This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press Copyright for this edition is 1987. 255 pages. Full burgundy leather covers, with gilt stamped decoration and lettering. Raised spine bands. All edges of text are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and book mark. . Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket.
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$75.00
Encaustics (Art Deco custom binding)

Encaustics (Art Deco custom binding)

by Young, Stark (1881-1963)

NY: New Republic, 1926. 1st edition in a custom Art Deco binding. Stories and sketches by Young, a Mississippi-born novelist, essayist, and playwright. He spent much of his career in New York at The New Republic, where these short pieces first appeared. His best-known work, So Red the Rose (1934), was popular as the archetypal novel of the Civil War but it was soon eclipsed by Gone With the Wind. xii, 274 pp., on laid paper. 12mo, approx. 7 x 5 inches. Bound in green leather with a stepped design and... Read more
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$75.00
The Memoirs Of Jacques Casanova

The Memoirs Of Jacques Casanova

by Casanova, Jacques

New York: Modern Library. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Dust jacket shows wear. Heavy chipping to head of spine of DJ. Slight slant to spine. ; Toledano binding style '8', dust jacket style 'h3' listing 316 titles. Dust jacket illustration by Paul Galdone. Third of three dust jacket releases. ; Modern Library; Vol. 165.1 .
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$17.50
The Giant who Wanted Company

The Giant who Wanted Company

by Priestly, Lee

Racine, Wisconsin: Golden Press, 1979. Book. Illus. by Hockerman, Dennis. NF. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A NF copy. Little Golden Book #207-4 with a .69 cover price. First printing with no additional printings listed..
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$6.98
King Henry VI Part III

King Henry VI Part III

by Shakespeare, William; Curtis, Ann [illus.]

London: The Folio Society. VG : in very good condition without slipcase. Previous owner label to fep. 1967. First FS Edition. Blue gilt decorated hardback cloth covers. 220mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 97pp. .
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£12.60
Final Blackout (Easton Press Leatherbound)

Final Blackout (Easton Press Leatherbound)

by Hubbard, L. Ron

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1993. Hardcover. Hardcover. Leatherbound. Easton Press publisher. 1993. Book is in FINE condition. Hubbed spine. All page edges in gilt. Bound in ribbon marker. 184 pages. Collector Notes laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages .
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$50.00
Our Lady Of The Flowers

Our Lady Of The Flowers

by Genet, Jean; Sartre, Jean-Paul (Introduction)

New York: The Modern Library. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1965. 1st Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket shows obvious rubbing along spine edges and flap folds. States First Modern Library Edition, 1965. ; Toledano binding style '11', Kent Endpapers, Dust Jacket style 'l1'. [Burt: The Novel 100 - A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time, Honorable Mention] ; Modern Library; Vol. 358.1 .
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$35.00
Eclectic Pyramid and Other Poems

Eclectic Pyramid and Other Poems

by HEARN, Melissa

Norman: Poetry Around, 1985. First. Stapled Paperback. Good. Stapled paperback. Good. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some sunning to spine; some light rusting to staples; pages yellowed; some light creasing to covers; some scuffing to spine; some age toning to back cover; light rubbing/bluing to back cover from other copy of book.
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$20.00
Animal Babies

Animal Babies

by Jackson, Kathryn & Byron

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1947. Book. Illus. by Werber, Adele. VG. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A VG copy. Little Golden Book #39. Third printing with the "C" present on last page..
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$8.98