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Books About Books. A Bio-Biography for Collectors (Signed Presentation First Edtion)

by Webber, Winslow L.

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1937
Binding
Hardcover
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Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Large 8vo, 168pp. Sharp Stated First Printing, bound in publisher's unbleached linen-covered boards, titles stamped in brown to front board and spine, Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Mild toning to board and page edges. Attractive, unclipped dust-jacket, ($2.50), has some toning… Read more
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$85.00

Bookman"s Holiday

by Starrett, Vincent

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Published
1942
Binding
Hard Cover
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$125.00

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New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo., 312pp. Sharp Stated First Printing of these essays of Starrett's on his travels in the book world. Bound in Red cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with just a touch of softness… Read more
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$125.00

John L. Stoddard : Traveller Lecturer Litterateur

by Taylor, D. Crane

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1935
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: P.J. Kennedy & Sons, 1935. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 8vo., 325pp.. Beautiful First Edition bound in black cloth with titles in gilt on spine and facsimile signature of Stoddard on the front board in gilt. Square, tight and clean throughout with just a touch of bumping to crown but quite minor. Acceptable, and quite scarce, clipped,… Read more
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$50.00

The Correspondence and Other Papers of James Boswell Relating to the Making of "The Life of Johnson" (Research Edition: Volume 2)

by Waingrow, Marshall; Editor

Condition
Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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$75.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 659pp.. Beautiful First Edition of this "Yale Edition of the Private Papers of James Boswell". bound in blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with very minor wear to spine ends. Very attractive clipped dust-jacket has a touch of edge-wear and a tiny… Read more
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$75.00

Virginia Woolf, Life and London: A Biography of Place

by Wilson, Jean Moorcroft

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1988
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0393026159
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New York: W W Norton & Co, 1988. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 256pp.. Beautiful Stated First American Edition, First Printing with full number sequence. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear save some gently bumping to spine ends. Faint sticker ghost on front paste-down. Very attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($18.95), has fairly mild edge.… Read more
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The Hours (Review Copy)

by Cunningham, Michael

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1998
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374172897
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo., 230pp.. Beautiful Stated First Edition of this winner of the1999 Pulitzer Prize for Literature and the PEN/Faulkner Award Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($22.00), is fresh and bright with chipping, creases or tears. Publisher's double-sided promotional press… Read more
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$75.00

Literarty Friends and Acquaintance : A Personal Retrospective of American Authorship

by Howells, W.D. (William Dean)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Published
1901
Binding
Hardcover
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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo., ix(1)288pp. plus two pages of ads. Sharp second printing of the First Trade Edition, bound in green cloth with titles in gilt on spine and in gilt on front board with a gilt-edged red first initial. Top edge gilt. Dozens of illustrations throughout including tissue-guarded frontis.… Read more
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The Book-Hunter at Home

by Allan, P.B.M.

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1919
Binding
Hardcover
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$150.00

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London: Philip Allan and Co, 1919. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo., 391pp. Sharp First Edition of this classic about book collecting. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with no toning or foxing. Some wear to spine ends with some loss of cloth. Moderate wear and rubbing to… Read more
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$150.00

Lawrence Block Bibliography 1958 - 1993 (Signed First Limited Edition)

by Block, Lawrence

Condition
Used - Very Fine
Jacket condition
Slipcase
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Soft cover
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Royal Oak MI / Mission Viejo, CA: Lawrence Block / Airtight Seels Allied Production, 1993. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Fine/Slipcase. 8vo., 104pp. Beautiful Unread First Printing, #22 of only 50 copies housed in a clear acrylic slipcase. Bound in original wraps. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear. As may be seen in the photos,… Read more
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Suburban Sketches

by Howells, W.D. (William Dean)

Condition
Used - Very Good/Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1871
Binding
Hardcover
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$225.00

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New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo., 234pp. Sharp First Edition in the First State with the title page integral to the gathering and not a Cancel, and the copyright statement being 31/8" wide. Bound in green cloth with beveled edges. Spine titles in gilt. Top edge gilt. Square, tight and clean… Read more
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$225.00

A Bibliography of the Writings of W.H. Hudson

by Wilson, G. F.

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Reprint Edition
Published
1968
Binding
Hardcover
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Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1968. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Slim 8vo., 79pp. Sharp Facsimile of the work originally published in 1922. Square, tight and clean throughout with some fairly minor wear to edges and surface. No dust-jacket as issued. A very pretty collectable copy of an early Dial Press title and uncommon title… Read more
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$20.00

Lawrence Block Bibliography 1958 - 1993 (Signed First Edition)

by Block, Lawrence

Condition
Used - Very Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Soft cover
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Royal Oak MI / Mission Viejo, CA: Lawrence Block / Airtight Seels Allied Production, 1993. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Fine. 8vo., 104pp. Beautiful First Printing, #244 of only 420 copies printed of the Trade Edition. Bound in original wraps. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Signed by block and other contributors on the… Read more
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Innocent Abroad: Charles Dicken's American Engagements

by Meckier, Jerome

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1990
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0813117070
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Lexington, KY: Univ Pr of Kentucky, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo., 272pp. Beautiful First Edition, bound in brown cloth with spine titles in gold. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped, though unpriced, dust-jacket is has trivial edge-wear but is fresh and bright with no creases, tears or chipping. A sharp… Read more
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The Robinson Crusoe Story

by Green, Martin

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1990
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0271007052
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University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo., 221pp. Beautiful First Edition, bound in brown cloth with spine titles in gold. Square, tight and clean throughout with a gentle bump at the front tip and a hint of wear at the heel. Equally attractive unclipped, though unpriced, dust-jacket is fresh and bright with… Read more
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Anglo-American Landscapes: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Travel Literature

by Mulvey, Christopher

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0521237556
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Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo., 293pp. Beautiful First Edition, bound in black cloth with spine titles in gold. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Small sticker ghost on front paste-down and small, neat written date on front end-paper. Equally attractive unclipped, though unpriced, dust-jacket is fresh and bright… Read more
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The Hills of Faraway: A Guide to Fantasy

by Waggoner, Diana

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1978
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
068910846X
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New York: Atheneum, 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.,326pp. Beautiful Unread Stated First Edition of this encyclopedia of all things fantasy. Illustrated. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($16.95), is fresh and bright with no creases, chipping or tears. A gorgeous collectable copy at a great price.
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Narrow Boat

by Rolt, L.T.C. (Lionel Thomas Caswall)

Condition
Used - Very Good/Near Fine
Jacket condition
Good/Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1944
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1944. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine/Good/Very Good. 8vo., 212pp. Sharp First Edition bound in green cloth with titles in white n spine. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. Square, tight and clean throughout with wear to spine ends with a tiny bit of loss to the crown. Attractive unclipped dust-jacket, (12s. 6d. net), has chipping… Read more
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$300.00

Interpreting the Text: A Critical Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Literary Interpret

by Newton, K. M.

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1990
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0312047576
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Slim 8vo., 201pp. Sharp First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with some mild wear to spine ends and tips. Small date in ink on front end-paper. Equally attractive unclipped, though unpriced, dust-jacket has some surface wear on the rear panel but is fresh and bright… Read more
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Opus 100

by Asimov, Isaac

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1969
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395073510
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo., 318pp. Beautiful Stated First Printing. Square, tight and clean throughout with a gentle bump to the top front tip. Equally attractive unclipped wrapper, ($5.95), has some light soiling and a tiny closed tear on the rear panel. Still, bright and fresh with no chipping or creases. A very… Read more
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A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Hauntes of Famous British Authors

by Wolfe, Theodore F, M.D. Ph.D.

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Used - Very Good/Near Fine
Published
1897
Binding
Hardcover
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Indianapolis: J.B. Lippincott, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 12mo., 260(3)pp. Sharp Eighth Edition bound in red cloth with titles and decoration in black and gilt. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Spine mildly toned. Prize presentation sticker on the front paste-down from the Irving Half-Hour Club A pretty collectable copy at a great price.… Read more
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