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Recent Arrivals from Books of the World

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Animal Farm, A Fairy Story (The Folio Society)

by George Orwell

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
Folio Society
ISBN
9780965052740
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$64.00

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London: The Folio Society, 1984. Hardcover. Illustrated cloth over boards. Second printing, 1985. Pink cloth covers with watercolor illustrations of pigs and gold lettering to spine. Fine book in a Fine slipcase. One slight dog-ear, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 104 pages. A satirical look at Soviet totalitarianism using animals on a farm as… Read more
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Journey without Maps (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

by Graham Greene

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780140185799
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$12.85

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London: Penguin, 1980. Trade Paperback. Ninth printing. Very Good+. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Crease to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 250 pages. Map. A travelogue by Graham Greene, about a 350-mile, four-week walk through the interior of Liberia in 1935. It was Greene's first trip outside of Europe. He… Read more
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Harvesting Intangible Assets: Uncover Hidden Revenue in Your Company's Intellectual Property

by Andrew J. Sherman

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Published
October 2011
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780814416990
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$9.95

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New York: AMACOM, October 2011. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Good book in a Very Good jacket. Occasional notes and dog-ears. Not from a library. 270 pages.
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Lenin: A New Biography

by Dmitri Volkogonov

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Published
October 1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, second printing
ISBN
9780029334355
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$18.95

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New York: Free Press, October 1994. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Printing. Very Good book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior Pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Prior owner's name to top and fore-edge. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxxix + 529 pages. The special assistant to Boris Yeltsin radically alters… Read more
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How To Talk Dirty and Influence People : An Autobiography

by Lenny Bruce, Leonard Alfred Schneider

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
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$29.45

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Chicago: Playboy Press, and New York: Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books, 1967. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. A very lightly used book. Interior lightly tanned, otherwise pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. A single, slight, one-inch reading crease in center of front cover is the only indication the book has ever been opened. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not… Read more
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The Beginning and the End

by Naguib Mahfouz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Rames Awad (trans); Mason Rossiter Smith (ed)

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789774241123
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$11.90

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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1985. Paperback. Third Printing, 1988. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine cocked and creased. Reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 379 pages. Translation of: Bidāyah wa-nihāyah. This is a powerful portrayal of a middle-class Egyptian family confronted by material, moral, and spiritual problems during World War II.
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Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom)

by Adam Fisher

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Published
July 2018
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781455559022
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$10.70

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New York: Twelve, July 2018. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Soiling to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 494 pages. A candid and comprehensive oral history of Silicon Valley's secrets traces the disruptions and… Read more
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Midaq Alley

by Naguib Mahfouz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Trevor Le Gassick (trans)

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Published
1975
Condition
Good
ISBN
9789774240584
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$8.95

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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1975. Paperback. Fourth Printing, 1988. Very Good. Gift inscription to title page. Text unmarked. Spine cocked. Heavy reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xi + 246 pages. Translation of: Zuqāq al-Midaqq.
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The Search

by Naguib Mahfouz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Mohamed Islam (trans), Magdi Wahba (ed)

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789774241604
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$9.70

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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1987. Paperback. Third Printing, 1988. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine cocked and creased. Reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 126 pages. Translation of: al-Ṭarīq.
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Slaughterhouse-Five; or, The Children's Crusade, a Duty-Dance with Death

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
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$59.95

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New York: Delta, 1970. Trade Paperback. Delta 440-08029, seventh printing. No ISBN. Near Fine book. Lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light toning and reading wear to cover. Lower read corner creased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. See photos. 186 pages. One of the world's great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of… Read more
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A History of Iraq, Third Edition

by Charles Tripp

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Published
September 2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9780521702478
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$16.95

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, September 2007. Trade Paperback. Third Edition. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 386 pages.
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Slaves in the Family

by Edward Ball

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Published
January 1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780345431059
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$15.70

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New York: Ballantine Books, January 1999. Trade Paperback. First Ballantine Books Editions (stated) / full number line. Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 505 pages.
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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

by Madeleine Albright; Bill Woodward

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Published
September 2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780786868438
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$11.95

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New York: Miramax, September 2003. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light wear to upper corners. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 562 pages.
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Judi Dench: With a Crack in Her Voice

by John Miller

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Published
January 2000
Condition
New
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9781566492195
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$18.95

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New York: Welcome Rain, January 2000. Trade Paperback. First U.S. Edition / full number line. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xiii + 332 pages
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Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story of the USS Scorpion

by Ed Offley

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Published
March 2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780465051861
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$12.95

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New York: Basic Books, March 2008. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 496 pages.
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Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism

by Timothy Denevi

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Published
October 2018
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781541767942
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$49.95

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New York: PublicAffairs, October 2018. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Inscribed by author on title page. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Spine ends bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 394 pages. Hunter S. Thompson was a fearless opponent of corruption and fascism, one who sacrificed his future… Read more
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Scenes of Parisian Life (complete eleven volume set)

by Honore de Balzac; Honoré de Balzac

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Published
1896
Condition
Good
Edition
Rittenhouse Edition
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$175.00

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Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Press by arrangement with George Barrie's Sons, n.d. [c. 1895-1896]. Hardcover. Rittenhouse Edition. Matching Set. Black cloth over boards with blindstamped gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Frontis to each volume. Good. Unmarked. Pages evenly toned. Bindings square. Gilt top edge dust soiled. Lettering and decoration to spine completely faded. Spine ends and some… Read more
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Diplomacy

by Henry Kissinger

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Published
April 1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780671659912
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$24.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, April 1994. Hardcover. First Printing / full number line. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light rubbing and reading wear at spine tail. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 912 pages. The seminal work on foreign policy… Read more
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The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud (three volume boxed set)

by Ernest Jones

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Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Basic Books, 1953-1957. Three-volume Hardcover Set in Slipcase. First Edition (stated); 1962 printings (17th, 12th, and 6th). Many B&W plates in vols. 2 and 3. Near Fine books in a Very Good slipcase. No jackets. Interiors pristine. Spines straight and tight, but faded; head of vol. 1 bumped. Corner and edgewear to slipcase. Not from a library. Heavy… Read more
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

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Published
February 2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374105235
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$10.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sarah Crichton Books, February 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), later printing. Fine book in a Fine Jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. Not clipped. 229 pages. In A Long Way Gone Beah tells a riveting story: how at the age of twelve, he… Read more
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