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Marilyn- Barnes & Noble First Edition (Taschen) Steve Crist and Shirley T. Ellis de Dienes (editors)

by Dienes, Andre de

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Calix Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781014351005
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$35.00

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Marilyn (First Edition)Dienes, Andre de (photographer); Steve Crist and Shirley T. Ellis de Dienes (editors) Barnes & Noble / Taschen, Beverly Hills, CA, 2007. First Edition, quarto hardcover in dust jacket. B/W/Color throughout, 240pp. Dienes' imagery of Marilyn Monroe from her early Norma Jeane years to blonde and outstanding actress and comedian of film.
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Marilyn

by Steinem, Gloria and Barris, George

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Calix Books
Published
1986 (1988)
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780805000603
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$40.00

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Marilyn- Text by Gloria Steinem and photos by George Barris and others. Stated First Edition (1986 copyright) 1988. Henry Holt & Co. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 0805000607 001838 - hardcover - - - Steinem Gloria (text) & Barris George (photos). MARILYN NY: Henry Holt and Co. (1986). 1st Edition. 182p. Hardbound with DJ. Very minor wear only. Text is tight… Read more
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Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget

by Worswick, Clark

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Calix Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781892041630
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$375.00

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Worswick, Clark; Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget- Photos of Atget selected and printed by Berenice Abbott of Atget's photos from the 1920's. Arena Publications, Santa Fe, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. Stated First edition. 163pp. Small 4to. 100 black and white photos by Atget, many bought by Abbott in Paris in 1927 and reprinted by her. Essays… Read more
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Sonata for Piano and Violin-

by Tailleferre, Germaine

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Calix Books
Published
1923
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Marcelle Germaine Tailleferre (19 April 1892 – 7 November 1983) was a French composer and the only female member of the group of composers known as Les Six. Biography She was born Marcelle Taillefesse at Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France, but as a young woman she changed her last name to "Tailleferre" to spite her father, who had refused to support her… Read more
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The Lacuna

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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Calix Books
Published
2009
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
0060852577978
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$30.00

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Kingsolver, Barbara (1955- ) The Lacuna New York: Harper. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780060852573 . A handsome First printing of the first edition in Fine condition in an equally unblemished dust-jacket . Story of a boy, Trotsky and communism and art...A great read and a fine collectible book.
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The Courtin'

by Lowell, James Russell

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Calix Books
Published
1968
Condition
3,000 limited edition
Edition
3,000 limited facsimile edition of the 1874 Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Walker and Company. Hardcover. James Russell Lowell. THE COURTIN'. Illustrated by Winslow Homer. FACSIMILE EDITION, LIMITED TO 3,000 COPIES (stated). New York: Walker and Company, in association with The Department of Printing and Graphic Arts Harvard College Library, 1968. Pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt and black (Homer silhouette). 9.75 x 7.5 inches. Book fine, cut on inside… Read more
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The Magic Curtain

by Langner, Lawrence

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Calix Books
Published
1951
Condition
No Jacket Present
Edition
Nice copy, no dust jacket. First edition
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$15.00

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Lawrence Langner (May 30, 1890 – 1962) was a playwright, author, and producer who also pursued a career as a patent attorney. Born near Swansea, South Wales and working most of his life in the United States, he started his career as one of the founders of the Washington Square Players troupe in 1914. In 1919 he founded the Theatre… Read more
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Sex Searchlights and Sane Sex Ethics

by Stone, Lee Alexander

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Calix Books
Published
1922
Edition
Good condition, reference book on sex during the roaring 20's
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$14.00

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Stone, Lee Alexander; Sane Searchlights and Sane Sex Ethics. 1922, First Edition, 8vo, 779pp, 12pp ads, embossed cloth in good condition. some toning but otherwise good. Has a 'feather' in the chapter marked 'love'.
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Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850

by Boynton, Henry Walcott

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Calix Books
Published
1932
Condition
Good
Edition
First Issue, First Edition
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$85.00

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Boynton, Henry Walcott (1869-1947) Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850. 1932, 8vo, 209 pp; New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; London: Chapman & Hall, Limited; Printed in US by The HaddonCraftsmen, Camden, N. J. First Edition, First Issue. No Dust Jacket. Nice tight copy with some corner wear, paper boards with cloth spine and some soiling of the spine. "Boynton was… Read more
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JESSIE BENTON FREMONT A WOMAN WHO MADE HISTORY

by Phillips, Catherine Coffin

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Calix Books
Published
1935
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited to 1,000 Copies
Item Price
$95.00

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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in Calfornia under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much… Read more
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Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States

by Forbush, Edward Howe

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Calix Books
Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds. Illustrated with Col
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$225.00

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Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, Dr. Arthur W. Gilbert, Commissioner. Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States by Edward Howe Forbush, 1925 Part 1. Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds. Illustrated with Color Plates from Drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Figures and Cuts from Drawings and Photographs by The Author and Others. Issued by Authority of the Legislature,… Read more
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$225.00
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Die Augsburger passion von 1480. 1924 Limited Edition

by Luther, Martin

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Calix Books
Published
1924
Condition
Fine
Edition
Hand colored wood block prints (28) bound in vellum with gold le
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$200.00

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Hand colored woodblock prints (28) bound in vellum with gold lettering on the spine. The title is 'The Passion of Augsburg of 1480' huftau Kiepenheuer Verlag- Potsdam (1924). Page previous to title page states: 'The old picture book published by Kurt Pfister. Second Printing. In pencil on fly cover page it states: 'of an ED Limited to 300 copies This… Read more
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