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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

by BASSANI, Giorgio

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
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$47.00

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NY: Atheneum, 1965. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in sliver in yellow and green "garden" dust jacket. Published the same year as the first edition and in the same dust jacket. Overall, a bright, clean copy of this early reprint of the Italian book that was the basis for the popular movie of the same name… Read more
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Money: A Suicide Note

by AMIS, Martin

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780670804405
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$55.00

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NY: Viking Penguin Inc., 1985. Bound in black cloth over yellow boards, stamped in gold in illustrated "money" dust jacket. The second printing of the author's fifth book. Tight, clean, unread copy. Scarce in this protected condition. In the same exact format and dust jacket as the first edition. 363 pp. . Second Printing.… Read more
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Jeeves

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First American Edition
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$425.00

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NY: George H. Doran, 1923. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Bound in bright orange cloth, stamped in black. This is the true first edition of the American edition of this semi-novel collecting Jeeves stories, First published in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins under the title "The Inimitable Jeeves." Publication date of 1923 and publisher's device appear on copyright… Read more
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Symposium on Love

by PLATO

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Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$35.00

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Mount Vernon: Peter Pauper Press, 1939. Bound in tan cloth, stamped in black and pink. copies in slipcase, sans dustjacket; 78 pp. Tight, clean copy in slipcase that shows some bumping. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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The Pilgrim's Progress

by BUNYAN, John

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Published
1895
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint
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$65.00

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London: John C. Nimmo, 1895. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. Top edge gilt. Book shows a bit of splaying, but is overall, tight and clean. Contains 14 illustrations by Strang -- all protected by tissue guards. A most handsome copy of this early printing of the Bunyan classic. 379 pp. . Reprint. Hard… Read more
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Pensees De Blaise Pascal (2 Volumes complete)

by PASCAL, Blaise

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Published
1812
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$52.00

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Paris: Renouard, 1812. Bound in 1/4 black cloth over brown boards. A handsome two-volume set. Text is in French. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Brinkley Manor

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$95.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1934. Bound in red cloth stamped in black with an illustration of Jeeves on the front panel. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. sans dust jacket. 321 pp. A tight, clean copy. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
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Mostly Sally

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$85.00

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NY: George H. Doran, 1923. Bound in mint green cloth, stamped in maroon. The first U.S. edition with the publisher's colophon on the copyright page. Lacks the dust jacket. A bit of scuffing to edges, but nothing major. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. A most desirable first edition of this early Wodehouse title.… Read more
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$85.00
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Haeckel, His Life and Work

by BOLSCHE, Wilhelm

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$115.00

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London: Watt, 1906. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold, with one tear to top of spine. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this rather scarce biography. Previous owner's neat inscription to front end paper. 336 pp., includes index and bibliography. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Tales of the Genii, Or The Delightful Lessons Of Horam The Son Of Asmar. Complete In 2 Volumes

by RIDLEY, James

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Published
1805
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Early Edition
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$195.00

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London: James Wallis, 1805. Bound in 1/2 blue leather over decorarated boards -- the pattern is also used for the endsheets and the page edges of both volumes. An original work modelled on the "Arabian nights"; the tales were actually written by James Ridley. 368 pp. / 432 pp. Some scuffing to leather, but a tight, clean, two… Read more
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$195.00
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Bill the Conqueror

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Published
1924
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$625.00

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NY: George H. Doran, 1924. Bound in bright orange cloth, stamped in green in the original dust jacket. This is the true first edition with all of the points -- colophon on copyright page and the "Q" at the bottom of the page -- and with the $2.00 price at the bottom of the spine of the dust jacket.… Read more
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$625.00
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The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawaii

by LONDON, Jack

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First American Edition
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$235.00

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NY: Macmillan & Co., 1912. Bound in green cloth, stamped in black and white with tropical illustration to front panel. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Very little wear to extremes. An unusual, bright, clean copy of this first edition of a book of six short stories. Book shows a bit of edgewear, wrinkling to back panel… Read more
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$235.00
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Night and Morning

by LYTTON, Edward Bulwer

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Published
1841
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$65.00

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Paris: Baudry European Library, 1841. Bound in dark brown leather over patterned boards. Foredge bump to front an rear panel. Overall, an acceptable copy. Back hinge starting. 398 pp. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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On The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection

by DARWIN, Charles

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First American Edition - Third State
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$3,950.00

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NY: Appleton, 1860. Rebound in classic 19th century style tan calf, stamped in gold with red title label to spine. A most handsome copy of the First Edition / Third state of this book that has "revised edition" on the title page. Half-title with three quotations to verso. Folding diagram following p. 108. 432 pp. Certainly… Read more
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Trending Into Maine

by ROBERTS, Kenneth

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Boston: Little Brown, 1938. Bond in tan buckram, stamped in green. Lacks the dust jacket (but the flaps are laid in). A handsome first edition with illustrated endsheets. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown. 394 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
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Tales of My Landlord, First Series, Fifth Edition (4 Volumes complete)

by SCOTT, Sir Walter

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Published
1819
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$110.00

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Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1819. Bound in 1/4 leather over patterned boards, stamped in gold with paper labels on the front panel. An attractive set. Previous owner's neat signature to all four volumes. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$110.00
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The Little Girl's Own Book

by CHILD, Mrs.

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Published
1849
Condition
Good Only
Edition
Early Reprint
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$75.00

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NY: Clark, Austin and Co., 1849. Bound in black cloth (which is well worn), all edges gilt but fading. This is just a reading copy of this 288 pp. book on the social mores of being a young lady in the mid 19th century. Interesting read. Some foxing to endsheets. Note -- this is… Read more
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The Solution of the Quadrature of the Circle

by LUCAS, Bernard

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Published
1787
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9,500.00

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Chesterfield: J. Bradley, 1787. Bound in 19th century pebbled boards, stamped in gold. This is apparently a proof copy of the book that was published in 1788 (of which there are only two copies on OCLC/Worldcat). There are no copies of this book noted. It is handwritten on the title page that this was a gift of… Read more
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The National Museum of Narural History

by KOPPER, Philip

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810913592
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$19.00

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New York: Abrams, 1982. Bound in dark green cloth, stamped in gold -- in bright, illustrated dust jacket. Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution; illus. in color and black & white; 496pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Victim, in five letters to Adolphus ... [By W. Giles.] Third Edition

by GILES, W.

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Published
1819
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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London: London : W. Button & Son : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown,, 1819. Bound in brown cloth, 79 pp. Giles was also the author of "The Guide to Domestic Happiness". Scarce, only five holdings on OCLC/Worldcat. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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