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Books Alive

By Starrett, Vincent




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Caged Eagle and Other Poems

Sterling, George

A. M. Robertson, 1916. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No dj. A. M. Robertson, Pub., San Francisco, CA., 1916; 1st edition; fine condition; bound in decorative, hard cover cloth; protected by a fine custom leather and cloth slipcase with 4 raised bands with gold lettering; George Sterling; Modern First Editions

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor. First Edition, Third Printing, 8vo. 360 pp. Quarter-bound in cream cloth over navy blue cloth, with gilt and red lettering and decoration on the spine. With an informal index by Christopher Morley. Charles Vincent Emerson Starrett (1886-1974) was a book collector, author, bibliographer, and a Sherlock Holmes scholar. Starrett lived in Chicago, writing first for the Chicago Daily News, and later as a regular columnist for the Chicago Tribune. His Chicago Tribune column, Books Alive, was an influential literary column for 25 years. Fine copy in a Fine unclipped wrapper with just some light soiling on the back cover. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover with some discoloration around it. Inscribed by the author on the ffep, " For _____, Good wishes and good reading, Vincent Starrett". Beautiful copy.

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BOOKS ALIVE

Starrett, Vincent

Random House, N.Y. 1940. Random House, N.Y. 1940 Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Subtitled: A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavour and Literary Misdemeanour, this hard back beauty is rare in its delicious unclipped Galdone Jacket. Copyright page states Second Printing Before publication.Halfbound, Black cloth, cream spine decorated in gilt and brick. P.360. Informally Indexed by Christopher Morley. Starrett 's erudite meanderings around great books, authors and collecting are staple to the serious collector..

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Books Alive (Essay index reprint series)

Vincent Starrett

2006-04-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/Very Good -. Decorative Title Page in Red and Black. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [10], 360 pages. "A profane chronicle of literary endeavor and literary misdemeanor, with an informal index by Christopher Morley" (title page). Includes various anecdotes throughout its 18 chapters; particularly notable for those chapters related to anonymous works and mystery/detective fiction. Signed and inscribed by Starrett in blue ink on front free endpaper. Few small chips and nicks, slight staining and rubbing to jacket; stains to lower edges of several leaves (virtually the first 50 pages and a few leaves at rear; probably stained with red wine); slight internal browning to edges and endpapers; still a very serviceable copy of an intensely fascinating work. Sold "as is

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Books Alive

STARRETT, Vincent

STARRETT, Vincent. Books Alive. A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor. With an Informal Index by Christopher Morley. Blue morocco. N.Y.: Random House, 1940. First edition. Faint water stain on covers and slightly warped, else very good.

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Books Alive

STARRETT, VINCENT

New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. Very good; inscribed by Starrett.

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Books Alive

STARRETT, Vincent

1940. STARRETT, Vincent. Books Alive. Orig. cloth, dust jacket. N.Y.: Random House, 1940. First edition. A very good copy.

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Books Alive: A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor.

STARRETT, Vincent.

NY: Random House,, 1940.. First edition.. 360 pp. A few small droplet marks on top edge, else very near fine in very good plus, price-clipped dust jacket with lightly sunned spine and one short closed tear. “Informal Index” by Christopher Morley.”

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

New York: Random House. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover.

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Books Alive

Vincent Starrett

New York: Random House, 1940. A profane chronicle of literary endeavor and literary misdemeanor. Relates intimate anecdotes of books and authors. Indexed informally by Christopher Morley. Some mild offsetting to the endpapers otherwise fine. Dust jacket spine tanned and lightly chipped, presents well in a new protective mylar sleeve.. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good -.

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

Random, 1940. lst. Hardcover. A Near FINE tight copy in a VG litely chipped dj.

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

Freeport: Books for Libraries Press, 1969 "Essay Index Reprint Series." With an informal index written by Christopher Morley. Very minor soiling to covers. A fine copy in blue cloth..

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Books Alive: A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor. With an informal index by Christopher Morley

STARRETT, Vincent

New York: Random House, 1940. Hardcover. Good. Third printing. Ex-library copy with markings, else a sound, good copy lacking the dustwrapper.

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Books Alive: a Profane Chronicele of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor

Starrett, Vincent; Christopher Morley (Index)

Random House. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Books Alive - A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor

Starrett, Vincent

New York: Random House. Good Plus Plus/No Jacket. 1940. First Edition.. Hardcover. Faded at extremities. Slight spotting at top edge. Endpapers darkened. Slight spine soiling. Contents clean and tight. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall .

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Books Alive (Essay index reprint series)

Vincent Starrett

Ayer Co Pub. Used - Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Books Alive (Essay index reprint series)

Vincent Starrett

Ayer Co Pub. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Price: $10.42


Books Alive (Essay index reprint series)

Vincent Starrett

Ayer Co Pub. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Books Alive (Essay index reprint series)

Vincent Starrett

Ayer Co Pub, 1940-06. Hardcover. Good.

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Books Alive: A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor

Starrett, Vincent.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Random House, 1940 First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable/No Jacket.

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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

Random, 1940. taped fly to front cover. A Hard Back. Fair. And Not Ex-Library.

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Price: $4.55