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image of Sepulchres of Arabian Saints Near Rosetta

Sepulchres of Arabian Saints Near Rosetta

by Mayer, Luigi

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1801
Condition
Very Good
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$232.00

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London: R. Bowyer Historic Gallery, 1801. Very Good. 1 aquatint engraving 316 x 460 mm. (image is 235 x 313 mm.). In Very Good Condition: minor soiling in margins; light creasing along lower edge; otherwise, clean and bright.
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image of The Sunday Woman; Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini; Translated from the Italian by William Weaver [Advanced Galley Copy//Advance Uncorrected Proof]

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Paperback. Very Good -. 338 leaves; 28 cm. Orange wrapper with publisher's HBJ emblem repeated across it. White label on front wrapper identifying it as an Advance Uncorrected Proof of The Sunday Woman with a probable date of publication of Sept. 29, 1973. Stamped at the head of the… Read more
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$118.00
image of The Emperor Napoleon III. at Solferino; From the Original Painting in the Gallery of the Luxembourg; by J.L.E. Meissonier [1 print by Gravure Goupil et Cie]

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Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, 1882. Near Fine. The sheet is 11.5 x 15 inches; the image is 7.25 x 10 inches. The print is a black-and-white image of the painting The Emperor Napoleon III. at Solferino by Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891). The series The Masterpieces of French Art was issued in the United States by Gebbie &… Read more
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$26.00
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Human Error [Uncorrected Bound Proofs]

by Preuss, Paul

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780312933326
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$13.00

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New York: TOR Books, 1985. Paperback. Very Good +. 350, [2] p.; 22 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. Uncorrected Bound Proofs. Front cover notes: "A November Hardcover Published by Tor Books. Distributed by St. Martin's Press." ISBN: 0-312-93332-0. The second (and non-series) novel by the author of the Venus Prime series.… Read more
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$13.00
image of The Memory of Whiteness: A Scientific Romance [Uncorrected Bound Proofs]

The Memory of Whiteness: A Scientific Romance [Uncorrected Bound Proofs]

by Robinson, Kim Stanley

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780312934675
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$13.00

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New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. 351 p.; 22 cm. Light blue wrappers with blank spine. Uncorrected Bound Proofs. Front cover indicates that the book would be published as a hardcover in September 1985, distributed by St. Martin's Press. Kim Stanley Robinson is a prolific writer of science fiction, with most… Read more
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$13.00
image of Ghost [Uncorrected Page Proofs]

Ghost [Uncorrected Page Proofs]

by Anthony, Piers

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780312932725
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$19.00

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New York: TOR Books, 1986. Paperback. Near Fine. [6], 279 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with light beige cover printed in black. Uncorrected Page Proofs. Front cover notes anticipated publication date of September 1986, to be distributed by St. Martin's Press. "A thought-provoking mix of science fiction, fantasy, action and social satire blend into an exciting new novel… Read more
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$19.00
image of Sex For America: Politically Inspired Erotica [Uncorrected Proof]

Sex For America: Politically Inspired Erotica [Uncorrected Proof]

by Elliott, Stephen, ed

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780061351211
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$46.00

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New York: Harper Perennial, 2008. Paperback. Fine. xiii, 270 p.: 14 pages of black and white illustrations; 20 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Signed on the titlepage: "S. Elliott." Uncorrected Proof. The back cover details the national marketing plan and gives the anticipated publication date of February 2008. Includes short biographies of the contributors.… Read more
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$46.00
image of The Cyclist: a Novel [Advance Reader's Copy -- Uncorrected Proof]

The Cyclist: a Novel [Advance Reader's Copy -- Uncorrected Proof]

by Berberian, Viken

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780743222839
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$14.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. Paperback. Near Fine. 189 p.; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Includes notes and acknowledgments. Advance Reader's Copy; Uncorrected Proof. Back cover gives anticipated publication date of March 2002. ISBN: 0-7432-2283-0. The first novel by the Armenian-American writer about a food-obsessed bomber. In Near Fine Condition: very… Read more
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$14.00
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Dogwalker: Stories [Uncorrected Proof]

by Bradford, Arthur

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780375412325
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$16.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Paperback. Fine. [14], 144, [4] p.; 21 cm. Yellow paper wrappers over mockup for front of hardcover dust jacket. Uncorrected Proof. Anticipated publication date of 24 August 2001. "The brilliant debut of an O'Henry Award-winning short-story writer, Dogwalker assembles its cast from society's misfits: the disabled and the blind,… Read more
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$16.00
image of Krono [Uncorrected Page Proof]

Krono [Uncorrected Page Proof]

by Harness, Charles L.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
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$15.00

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New York: Franklin Watts, 1988. Paperback. Near Fine. [4], 198 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with plain orange covers printed in black. Uncorrected Page Proof. A novel of time travel employed by an overpopulated world, with the main character, a time surveyor, travelling to the Paleozoic and the 1840s. The author, Charles Leonard Harness (1915-2005), worked… Read more
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$15.00
image of The Good People of New York [Advance Reader's Edition]

The Good People of New York [Advance Reader's Edition]

by Nissen, Thisbe

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780375411458
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$13.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Paperback. Fine. x, 289, [3] p.; 21 cm. Paperback with cover design by Abby Weintraub. Includes acknowledgments and a note about the author. "Advance Reader's Edition" -- at head of front cover. "Uncorrected Proof" -- at lower edge of back cover. Anticipated publication date of May 2001. … Read more
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image of The Good Journey: A Novel [Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof]

The Good Journey: A Novel [Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof]

by Gilchrist, Micaela

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780684871431
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$18.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Paperback. Near Fine. 396 p.; 24 cm. Paperback with color illustrated front cover. Back cover, along with a description of the book, notes that it would be published in July 2001. Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof, signed by the author on the title page. Historical fiction set in Missouri from 1826… Read more
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$18.00
image of Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood; Translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway [Advance Reading Copy]

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New York: Schocken Books, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/fine. [4], 155 p.: frontispiece; 21 cm. Black paper textured to resemble cloth over boards, with gilt-stamped spine title and blind-stamped cover title. The gold, black, and white dust jacket is shorter than the book, thus in keeping with the title it reveals fragments of the cover. It identifies it as… Read more
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$14.00
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Mr. Potter: A Novel [Uncorrected Proof]

by Kincaid, Jamaica

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780374214944
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$14.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002. Paperback. Fine. [8], 195 p.; 20 cm. Paperback with color illustrated front cover. Uncorrected Proof. The back cover notes that the tentative publication date [for the hardcover] was May 2002, while the first page, a publisher's blurb, indicates that the book would be 144 pages. Jamaica Kincaid,… Read more
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$14.00
image of Letting Loose the Hounds and Other Stories [Uncorrected Proof]

Letting Loose the Hounds and Other Stories [Uncorrected Proof]

by Udall, Brady

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780393040333
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$16.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996. Paperback. Fine. vii, 209 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with illustrated front cover. Uncorrected Proof. First page features a blurb with marketing strategy, noting as well that the book, to be 224 pages, would be published in January. "Eleven big-hearted tales by… Read more
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image of The Diary of Mattie Spenser [Advanced Uncorrected Proof]

The Diary of Mattie Spenser [Advanced Uncorrected Proof]

by Dallas, Sandra

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780312155155
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$13.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Paperback. Near Fine. [10], 229 p.; 21 cm. Paperback with color illustrated cover. Label on front cover reading: "Advanced Uncorrected Proof." Virtually all the front matter, typical with uncorrected proofs, is incomplete. Back cover discusses the marketing plan and notes that the expected publication date was June… Read more
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$13.00
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Fortune of Fear [ Advance Reading Copy]

by Hubbard, L. Ron

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Los Angeles: Bridge Publications, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. [12], 365 p.; 23 cm. Paperback with color illustrated cover. Volume 5 in the Mission Earth series. Advance Reading Copy. Front cover notes anticipated publication date of October 5, 1986, in hardcover. Back cover provides the marketing strategy. ISBN: 0-88303-211-1. In Very Good Condition: cover… Read more
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image of The Good Ruler: From Herbert Hoover to Richard Nixon [Uncorrected Proof]

The Good Ruler: From Herbert Hoover to Richard Nixon [Uncorrected Proof]

by Kuklick, Bruce

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
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$13.00

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New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1988. Paperback. Near Fine. xii, 192 p.; 21 cm. Red paper covers. Includes essay on sources. The illustrations not included, since it is an uncorrected proof. Advance Uncorrected Proof. "Instead of trying to evaluate which presidents set consistent and worthy policies and brought them to fruition, Kuklick… Read more
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$13.00
image of Cultures of Darkness: Night Travels in the Histories of Transgression [Uncorrected Page Proofs]

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New York: Monthly Review Press, 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. xiii, 609 p.: 19 in-text and full-page illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback with color illustrated front cover. Includes notes and index. "Uncorrected Page Proofs" at head of front cover. "Peasants, religious heretics, witches, pirates, runaway slaves, prostitutes and pornographers, frequenters of taverns and fraternal society lodge rooms, revolutionaries,… Read more
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$29.00
image of To Lose a Battle: France 1940 [Advanced Readers Copy]

To Lose a Battle: France 1940 [Advanced Readers Copy]

by Horne, Alistair

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1969
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Boston, Mass: Little, Brown and Company, 1969. Good. This is an ARC (Advanced Readers Copy). 650 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Yellow paper covers printed in black. The illustrations are in a separate 48-page booklet and are slightly taller than the volume: 24 cm. In Good Condition: the cover is slightly sunned and soiled; it… Read more
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$15.00