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HARPER'S MAGAZINE Volume CLII (152) Number 909; February, 1926 ; The Arrow-pt 1 (Morley); Shoulder Straps (Dwighty); Two Christopher Robbin Poems (Milne); The intolerable City (Mumford); Al Smith--an East-Side Portrait (Duffus); Perverted American History (Faulkner); etc

By Thomas B. Wells, editor; Christopher Morley, H. G. Dwight, A. A. Milne, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Lewis Mumford, Robert L. Duffus, Harold Underwood Faulkner, Mary S. Watts, Ada Jack Carver, Harold W. Brecht , et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First printing. Original Wraps. Good-. Single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 263 to 392 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good minus issue over all, generally sturdy , but with significant shelf wear and chipping at all edges, light and exterior soiling, especially too the rear cover, BUT with cover taped at spine due to splitting at the hinge, with foxing to the fore-edges; Interior good, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, but a dampstain at the exterior spine is visible at the upper corner margin in the interior. Still a very useful and readablecopy. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$12.50

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume CXXXV (135), Number DCCCVI, (806); July, 1917); When the Enemy Comes (Shepherd); Sign Language (Dobie); Mark Twain's Letters; Silence (Irwin); Cruising in the "Yo-Ho-Ho-' (Le Gallienne);Adventure in Respectability (Vorse); The Half Ghost (Steele) ; etc.

By Henry Mills Alden, editor; Mark Twain, W. G. Shepherd, Charles Caldwell Dobie, Albert Bigelow Paine, Wallace Irwin, Richard Le Gallienne, Mary Heaton Vorse, Wilbur Daniel Steele, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements present. Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, pages 152 to 304 + ads, printed beige wraps. A good issue over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling and BUT rubbing and chipping to the back strip and a portion of the spine taped and a penned notation on the cover; interior very good, clean, binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time, using sophisticated illustration and the best authors. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$19.00

HARPER'S Monthly MAGAZINE; Volume 169, Number 1009, June, 1934;Must America Go Fascist? (Matthews/Shallcross); Is Science a Fashion of the Times (Schroedinger); Flight Across Africa (Samuel); Plowing the Farm Under (Hacker); Irish Sweeps (McCarthy); Freedom and the Lone Wold (Burlingame); Jeffersonian Simplicity (Dwight); Adventures in Toronto, Buffalo, and Boston (Delafield); etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; J. B. Matthews, R. E. Shallcross, Charles W. Ferguson, Erwin Schroedinger, Maurice Samuel, Louis M. Hacker, John J. McCarthy, Roger Burlingame, H. G. Dwight, E. M. Delafield, Margery Sharp, Laurence Kirk, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 1 to 128 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good, sturdy issue overall, moderate shelf wear and exterior soiling, especially too the rear cover, rubbing to the spine edges, with foxing to the fore-edges; Interior good, internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, but a dampstain at the lower margin. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$16.50

HARPER'S Monthly MAGAZINE; Volume 168, Number 1007, April, 1934; How Germany Arms (Lore); Biography-a story (Beer); The New Testament (Spencer); Grandeur that is Washington (Hale); Faculty Husbands (Belane); Myself, when old (Jordan); Why isn't radio better (Denison); Menage a Trois (Sheean); etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; Frank Snowden Hopkins, William Harlan Hale, F. A. Spencer, George Balane, Merrill Denison, Rexford Jordan, Desmond Holdridge, Gerald W. Johnson, Katherine Fullerton Gerould, Thomas Beer, Ludwig Lore, Voncent Sheean, George Belane,

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 505 to 632 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good, sturdy issue overall, moderate shelf wear and exterior soiling, especially too the rear cover, rubbing to the spine edges, front cover partly split at hinge, with foxing to the fore-edges; Interior very good, internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$16.50

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume 173, Number 1037, October, 1936; Robert Maynard Hutchins; Ladislao Szekely, Frederick Lewis Allen, John Hyde Preston, Marquis W, Childs, Guy Greer, Morris Markey, John Hodgdon Bradley, Margery Sharp, Richard L. Neuberger, etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; George Soule, J. B. Priestley, Alice Beal Parsons, E. M. Delafield, David Thibault, Sylvia Thompson, Webb Waldron, Elmer Davis, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1936. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 449 to 560 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good, sturdy issue overall, moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, but rubbing and chipping to the spine edges, cover color partly faded but some marginal dampstaining, primarily to the lower fore-corner margin, and foxing to the fore-edges ; internally otherwise very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$16.50

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume 174, Number 1041, February, 1937; The Department of State (Herring); Grand Coulee and What it will Do (Neuberger); College President (Tunis); As one writer to another (Wylie); Thery also serve (Delafield); Europe 1937 (Woodside); etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; Hubert Herrin, Richard L. Neuberger, John R. Tunis, I. A. R. Wylie, E. M. Delafield, George W. Gray, Willson Woodside, Francis Brett Young, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 225 to 336 + ads, printed orange wraps. A very good, sturdy issue overall, minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, rubbing to the spine edges, and light foxing to the fore-edges; internally very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$25.00

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume 174, Number 1042, March, 1937; Arizona Desert (Priestley); Our Backward Thinkers (Parsons); Lambert of Fiji (Waldron); England's Wealk Spot (Davis); A Provincial Lady in Odessa (Delafield); etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; George Soule, J. B. Priestley, Alice Beal Parsons, E. M. Delafield, David Thibault, Sylvia Thompson, Webb Waldron, Elmer Davis, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 337 to 448 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good, sturdy original issue overall, minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, rubbing to the spine edges, but some marginal dampstaining, primarily to the upper fore-corner margin, and foxing to the fore-edges ; internally very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$16.50

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume CXXXVII (137), Number DCCCXXII, (822); November, 1918); Crater's Gold (Curtiss); Spes Unica (Canby); Boy who was Bored (Eaton); Busy Duck (Glaspell); Traveling Through Siberian Chaos (Atkinson); Spiral (Cowdery) ; A Return to Constancy (Chase); Overland to Venice (Howells); etc.

By Henry Mills Alden, editor; Philip Curtiss, Henry Seidel Canby, Walter Prichard Eaton, Dorothy Canfield, H. D. Howells, Susan Glaspell, Richard Orland Atkinson, Alice Cowdery, Achmed Abdullah, Mary Ellen Chase et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1918. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue with covers and advertisements present . Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, pages 163 to 324 + ads, printed beige wraps. A very good issue over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling and rubbing but back strip darkened and rear edge chipped; interior clean, binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time, using sophisticated illustration and the best authors. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$35.00

HARPER'S Monthly Magazine; Volume 176, Number 1054, March, 1938; A Little Girl's New York (Wharton); Catching up with inventors (Train); Russia and the Socialist Idea (Eastman); Ethiopia Now (Wiese); etc.

By Lee F. Hartman, editor; contributors include, Edith Wharton, Arthur Train jr, Max Eastman, Merrill Denison, Carl Dreher, James R. Aswell, Ernst Wiese, Marquis W. Childs, Sigmund Spaethet al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. First printing. Original Wraps. Good. Single issue with covers and advertisements. Small quarto, 9 1/2" tall, pages 337 to 448 + ads, printed orange wraps. A good, clean sturdy issue overall, with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling front cover, moderate soiling to rear, rubbing and chipping to the spine edges, and foxing to the fore-edges ; internally very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$16.50

The Message in the Bottle
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The Message in the Bottle

By Walker Percy

New York, New York: Picador, 1987. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4 " tall, 338 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$6.50

Bloomsbury Review, [two original issues] Vol. 4, No. 4, June /July 1984; Vol. 4, No. 5, August 1984; Nathan C. Heard, Robert Boyers, Michael Green, Sarah Elbert, Edward Abbey, Iris Origo, etc..

By Tom Auer, Marilyn Auer, editors; et al;

New York, New York: Interview Inc., 1985. First edition. Tabloid. both Near fine. Two issues sold together. Folio, 13 1/4" tall, 32 + 24 pages, newsprint tabloid, Both near fine, clean original copies, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Poet at the Breakfast-table: The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes - III; The Oxford World's Classics, XCV.

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell; introduction by W. Robertson Nicoll

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press / Henry Frowde, 1906. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, viii + 307 pages + 16 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition over all with slight shelf wear and rubbing, spine cloth color faded, BUT a dampstain to the cloth of the back cover (not the interior) which has left discoloration, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

The AMERICAN MERCURY, A Monthly Review: February 1931, Volume XXII (22), Number 86.

By Mencken, H. L.; Jack Conroy, Louis Gold, George Milburn, Robert Collyer Washburn, Henry A. Perkins, Edward Sapir, Charles Sampson, Arthur Krock Phillips Russell and others.

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good-. A single complete original issue with covers and ads. Quarto, 10" tall, stiff green wraps, approx. 128 pages + xxxii ads. Over all a very good-, clean, neat issue of the great political and literary magazine of its age, with light exterior soiling moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the edges--covers are slightly oversized to the interior stock and thus the edges appear roughed, but this is true of all copies for the same reason--interior binding tight, clean, paper moderately yellowed

$19.00

Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
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Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

By Christopher Hitchens

New York, New York: 12 Twelve--Grand Central Publishing, 2011. First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xix + 788 pages, yellow and black boards. A fine, clean, neat sturdy hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, edge torn at the spine, with the original price present.

$12.50

The CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE: Vol. XXXIII (33), Number 4; February, 1887 [single issue]; Including 'Father Taylor and Oratory' an essay by Whitman, 'Part of an Old Story,' by Allen, 'Lee's Invasion of Pennsylvania,' by Longstreet, part IV of 'The Hundredth Man,' by Stockton, etc

By Richard Watson Gilder, editor; contributions by James Lane Allen, Frank R. Stockton, Gen. Jame Longstreet, Walt Whitman, George W. Cable, et al.

New York, New York: Century Company, 1887. First edition thus. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very Good. Single issue, Small quarto, 10" tall, pages 497 to 656 + 56 ads, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy soft cover magazine with minor shelf wear, light exterior surface soiling to the cover, back strip darkening with some chipping at top and bottom of spine; internal binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. This is an original copy with all of the editorial material and advertisements. Note: 'The Century Magazine' was retitled from the earlier 'Scribner's Monthly' (thus the 'New Series' title statement) in 1881, with new management, under the editorship of the great Richard Watson Gilder, carrying forward its high standards for illustration and the best authors. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$35.00

Chicken Inspector No. 23

By S. J. Perelman

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very good/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 255 pages, yellow quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good moderately worn dust jacket, chiping at fold edges and with the price clipped

$7.50

HARPER'S MAGAZINE; Volume 300, Number 1801; June 2000; "Special Anniversary Collector's Edition: In the Land of Rococo Marxists (Wolfe); Who Will Tell the People (Banks); A Punt is a Pass is a Kick--reprint interview (Stein); Touch of Ego--reprint (Wells); A Presidential Candidate--reprint (Twain); A Writer's Gift: Henry Miller--reprint (Welty); A Museum of Secret Affenities--reprint (Borges); etc.

By Lewis H. Lapham, editor; Tom Wolfe, Russell Banks, Gertrude Stein, Orson Wells, Mark Twain, Eudora Welty, Jorge Luis Borges, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. First printing. Original Wraps. Near fine. Single original issue with covers and ads. Quarto, 11" tall, 184 pages, illustrated wraps. A near fine issue over all with minor shelf wear; interior clean, binding solid, paper white. This is an original issue and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) as well as the advertisements and covers. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time, using sophisticated illustration and the best authors. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time.

$9.50

note book

By Jeff Nunokawa

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2015. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Ovtavo, 8 1/2" tall, 325 pages, orange endpapers, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper white. In a fear fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

Essays and Sketches by Leigh Hunt: The Oxford World's Classics, CXV (115)

By Leigh Hunt; edited by R. Brimley Johnson

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Henry Frowde, 1912. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xx + 419 pages, + 8 ads, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles and top fore-edge. A very good minus over all, generally clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Social Contract: Essays by Locke, Hume and Rousseau: The Oxford World's Classics, 511

By John Locke, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Sir Ernest Barker (editor)

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1956. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, lxiii + 440 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, spine cloth color faded, spine edges starting to fray; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, BUT a previous owner's penned annotations and markings on the front endpaper and scattered underlinings throughout. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$7.50

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