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Essays Irish and American
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Essays Irish and American

By Yeats, John Butler

Dublin: The Talbot Press Ltd., 1918. 95 pages plus 4 pages of ads. Frontispiece photograph of the author, John Butler Yeats. Navy blue full cloth binding is a bit worn at corners and spine gutters show some closed tears. Paper spine lable is dark toned and the front cover label is also lightly soiled. Hinges are starting and worn on inside. Text complete clean and sharp. A very hard to find title in any condition.. "Reprinted, December, 1918. Full Cloth w/paper Labels. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover.

$22.95

The Rover Boys at Colby Hall
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The Rover Boys at Colby Hall

By Winfield, Arthur M.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1917. 308 pages plus 6 pages of ads. Binding is solid, square and very clean - crisp. Text is complete and sharp. The dust jacket is in very nice clean condition with a few very small chips and small closed tears. This is a collectible copy in nearly new condition .... No Edition Stated. Full Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$124.95

Theatre.
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Theatre.

By Sartre, Jean-Paul

Paris: Gallimard, 1947. 316 pages. A French publication. This is a paper bound copy in vey good condition, Pages untrimmed, uncut and most unopened. Lightly shelf worn but remains a solidly bound copy .. . Edition; None Stated. Printer Wrapper. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paper Back.

$35.00

A Bell for Adano
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A Bell for Adano

By Hersey, John

Garden City, N.Y.: Sundial Press, 1945. 269 pages. Binding and text are complete, solid, square and sharp. Some minor staining on bottom of the cloth binding, neglegible. The dust-jacket is bright and clean only lightly, barely chipped along the edges, no tears. A solid little collectible copy of this war-time classic... "Sun Dial Press Reprint Edition". Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$34.95

Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine
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Droll Stories Collected From the Abbeys of Touraine

By Balzac, Honore De

London: John Camden Hotten, 1874. TEG 651 pages. 425 illustrations. Bound in full crimson cloth, heavily decorated in black and gilt design illustrations. Bevel-edged boards.The binding and text are complete, solid, square and clean. Only moderately shelf worn overall, this volume remains in eye pleasing condition. A small bookseller lable (Chas. E.Lauriat Co., Importers and Booksellers 385 Was'n St. Boston) is affixed to bottom corner FFendpaper. Illustrated throughout (nearly every page) with b&w plates and vignettes by Gustove Dore'. The text block pagesfore-edge and bottom are untrimmed, uncut with many pages unopened. There is no date on the copyright page nor elsewhere, except the Translator's Preface is dated "January 1874". "Translated into English complete and unabridged".... Edition - None stated.. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Good++/No Jacket-as Issued. Illus. by Gustove Dore'. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

$144.95

"A" is for Alibi.
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"A" is for Alibi.

By Grafton, Sue

New York, New York: Holt,Rhinehart and Winston, 1982. 208 pages. Binding, text and DJ show moderate wear to corners and edges. Remains pleasing to the eyes. A BCE in DJ of this first book in Ms. Grafton's mystery alphabet series ... . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$24.95

Elbert Hubbard's Scrapbook
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrapbook

By Hubbard, Elbert

New York City: Wm. H. Wise & Co.,, 1928. 228 pages plus 12 pages of indexes. Frontispiece photograph of the author, Elbert Hubbard. This hand crafted binding of heavy card-stock pages and even heavier card-stock wrappers show some overall light wear. Text remains bright and clean. "Containing the inspired and inspiring selections, gathered during a lifetime of discriminating reading for his own use". "Printed and mae into a book by the Roycrofters, at their shops, in East Aurora, Erie County, New York State". Collectible condition.... no edition stated. Printer Wrapper. Fine/No Jacket-as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hand Made.

$25.00

Kidnapped , Great Illustrated Classics
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Kidnapped , Great Illustrated Classics

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1949. 289 pages. The full decorative cloth binding with forest green desgn stamping and gold lettering is solid, square, sharp and crisp as new, along with the clean text. The dust-jacket is bright and sharp but is a bit worn along the edges. Illustrated with 16 drawings and photographic plates. From the title-page "With illustrations reproducing drawings for early editions and photographs of historical scenes together with an introductory biographical sketch of the author and anecdotal captions by William Oliver Stevens". A very nice copy of this classic novel for the home library or to give as a gift.... First Thus (illustrated). Decorative Full Cloth. As New/Very Good ++. Illus. by Illustrated with Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$19.95

The Grapes of Wrath
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The Grapes of Wrath

By Steinbeck, John

New York City: The Viking Press, 1940. 619 pages. The decorative full cloth binding iscomplete, square, and very clean and bright. Text also is complete and sharp with just a hint of toning. The dust-jacket of this copy is chipped at the corners and at spine head and tail, but remains pleasing to the eye. Price-clipped. Lower right corner of the front dj flap "430th Thousand" The cover art of this particular copy is beautiful. Same dj and binding as the original FE. A very of this ultimate classic.. . "ELEVENTH PRINTING FEBRUARY". Decorative Full Cloth. Good++/Good. Illus. by Elmer Hader - Jacket Illustration. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$49.95

Pictures of the gone World
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Pictures of the gone World

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

San Francisco:: City Lights Book, 1971. 27 pages. This little paperback is in solid, lightly soiled condition. There is a short birthday inscription on the front cover. Text is complete. Paper appears to be hand-made (laid paper with chain lines)... . 16th Edition. Paper back. Good/No Jacket-as Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Small Press.

$15.00

Starting From San Francisco
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Starting From San Francisco

By Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Norfolk, Connecticut: A New Directions Book, 1961. 79 pages. The binding of this paticular copy is a bit rough and chipped at the spine.with some overall moderate fading and light soiled, yet remains solid, square and complete. Text complete and clean. A 33 1/3 RPM (45 RPM sized) record is sealed in a bound-in pocket at back of this book; unopened and mint - never played or even exposed. This recording is of Ferlinghetti reading some of the poems in this book. A "Beat Generation " classic... None Stated assumed FE. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket-as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Small Press.

$49.99

Tom Swift and His Flying Lab
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Tom Swift and His Flying Lab

By Appleton II, Victor

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1954. 209 pages. The blue wheat full cloth binding and full text are nearly as new, bright, clean and crisp. The dust-jacket is also bright and clean but with some very small chips along the edges. A collectible, displayable, giftable copy.. . Edition; None Stated. Blind stamped cloth. Near Fine/Very Good ++. Illus. by Graham Kaye. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$35.95

Romola
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Romola

By Eliot, George

New York: Syndicate Trading Company 295 pages. The full brown cloth binding has decorative blind stamped embellishments front and back. The gilt title on spine is quite bright and sharp. Minor wear along the edges with a 1 1/4" threadbare area on the fore edge of the back board. Binding is solid, square and very clean. All text firmly bound in, previous owner's name and old price on FFendpaper in pencil. A handsome little volume. Older (c 1920s) printing.. Edition; None Stated. Blind stamped cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

According to Season , A Celebration of Nature
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According to Season , A Celebration of Nature

By Dana, Mrs. William Starr

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. . xii, 175 pages. Bound in full green cloth with bright gilt decorated top board and spine lettering. This copy is solid, square, tight and clean; appears unread. The spine is lightly faded, otherwise the book is in "As New" condition. Housed in a slipcase that is only mildly soiled and has a light stain in the upper right corner. Seventeen full color plate illustrations of wildflowers accompany the text. The beautiful gilt decorated binding is based on a design by Margaret Armstrong. This is a very nice reprint of the 1902 edition published by Charles Scribner's Sons. By the author of "How to Know the Wildflowers".. First Thus. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Near Fine/Very Good ++. Illus. by Elsie Louise Shaw. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

$25.00

Andromeda
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Andromeda

By Yefremov, Ivan

Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1980. . 397 pages, including a 3 page glossary. Bound in full navy-blue cloth with very bright gilt lettering on the spine and also bright tulip device centered on front. Solid, square, tight and bright copy, nearly "As New". No markings of any kind. Soviet Union interplanetating sci-fi at its best.. Later Edition. Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$20.00

The Ipcress File
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The Ipcress File

By Deighton, Len

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. . 279 pages. AEG. Endpapers decorated with a brick wall of light and dark blue. This copy is solidly bound in navy-blue leather, blocked and decorated with gilt lettering and designs. Paste-on full color illustration graces the front cover. The binding and text are tight, bright, solid, square and very clean, appears unread. Some very minor shelf wear. This is a very pretty book, well bound and nicely designed. A collectable copy of this popular psycho-thriller.. "Collector's Edition". Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Terry Widener. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Franklin Mystery".

$23.00

Early Sorrow and Mario and the Magician
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Early Sorrow and Mario and the Magician

By Mann, Thomas

London: Martin Secker Ltd., 1934. . 216 pages plus 12 pages of book ads. Full green cloth with a gilt scene on the upper board and title lettering, also of bright gilt, on the spine. Lightly shelf-soiled and rubbed but overall this copy is bright, tight, solid, square, complete and clean. A small bookseller stamp in the upper L corner of the first endpaper, otherwise this copy is completely unmarked.The text is complete and sharp.This is one of a number of uniformly bound editions of the "New Adelphi Library" series published by Martin Secker, London.. Edition; None Stated. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
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The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

By Jerome, Jerome K.

New York - Chicago: Siegel, Cooper Co. . 210 pages.This copy is bound in full red cloth decoratively stamped with a mountain lake scene of black, green and gold; the spine is also decorated and has gilt lettering, which remains bright. Lightly soiled overall yet a solid, square, tight and faily bright copy. A very light twist of the spine.The FFendpaper and possibly the flyleaf are missing, otherwise this little book is complete, readable and clean internally.The paper is of low grade so there is some toning through-out, but not brittle.. Edition; None Stated; NAP. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$23.00

Friendship
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Friendship

By Black, Hugh

New York - Chicago - Toronto: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1912. 237 pages.TEG. Pages uncut. Bound in full green cloth with upper board gilt decorated and framed title. Spine decoration and lettering also of gilt.This copy is tight, bright, solid, square, complete,clean, sharp and unmarked. Some very light soiling of the boards, and corners very lightly bumped, otherwise this copy is in near Fine condition. The illuminated text is complete, clean, sharp and totally unmarked. A very nice gift for a very special friend .... Gift Reprint. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by F. Berkeley Smith. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$50.00

Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

By Whitman, Walt

Washington Square, Philadelphia: David McKay, 1900. . 567 pages [xiii], including a 7 page "Alphabetical Index of Titles". TEG.The frontispiece is a tissue protected photograph of a seated Walt Whitman along with a facsimile inscription " David McKay from his friend Walt Whitman". This copy is bound in full green cloth with flowered border stamped in black and title and author's name in gilt on the upper board. The spine is decorated with flowers, blocking and lettering all in gilt.This copy remains in very-good to near-fine condition; with only some extremely light wear to the corners, the back left corner has a little color wear, but no fraying.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and wholey unmarked.One small area where covering cloth has bubbled away from board , near the right edge of the upper board 1/2 way from bottom corner; no wear just a blister. A few signatures a little loose but all pages remain firmly bound in.The complete text is bright, sharp and clean. Preface by David McKay. Tipped-in is a three fold-out page " ... fac-simile autobiography variorum readings of the poems and a department of Gathered Leaves", page two has one small closed crease tear. Also included in this edition is " A Bckward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads", a short (5 page) intimate autobiography by "The Good Grey Poet". Pages uncut and many remain unopened. "Press of Sherman & Co., Philadelphia". This is an extremely bright and well preserved, early edition copy of this important work.. Edition; None Stated; NAP. Dec. Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus. with drawings and Plates and Facsimile. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Autobiography.

$100.00

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