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image of {Association Copy}  Daddy Was a Number Runner

{Association Copy} Daddy Was a Number Runner

by Meriwether, Louise; Foreword by James Baldwin

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780131971035
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$2,500.00

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New York: Prentice Hall, 1970. SCARCE Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"to Janet Saxe, Best of Luck Teaching Black Literature. Louise Meriwether April 1972". Louise Meriwether (born1923) is an African-American novelist, essayist, journalist and activist. Daddy Was a Number Runner is her critically acclaimed first book, and the first novel to come out… Read more
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The Book of Sun-Dials. Collected by Mrs. Alfred Gatty. New and Enlarged Edition (ASSOCIATION COPY)

by Edited by H. F. K. Gatty and Eleanor Lloyd; with an Appendix on the Construction of Dials by W. Richardson

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New and Enlarged Edition
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$500.00

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1889. Autograph Letter Signed by author of appendix and noted English shipbuilder J. Wigham Richardson attached at front end page, dated 30 March 1889 on his Newcastle on Tyne stationery and adressed to prior owner of the book W.E. Adams. 4 1/2" x 7" note card, single fold with writing on all 4 sides. "… Read more
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image of (Ring-Bound Notebook of Materials)  Summary of Materials for Promotion Nelda. M Christ, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Economics, June 1, 1977.

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Bloomington, Indiana: The Author, 1977. Black ring binder with title label at spine "Promotion Materials". Approximately 150 pages. Fine. A comprehensive look at what it took for a home economics assistant professor to be considered for promotion in 1977. Table of Contents reads : I. A Statement of Career Accomplishments and Goals. A, Career Accomplishments. 1. Documents of Service,… Read more
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Lectures in America

by Stein, Gertrude

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$400.00

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New York: Random House, 1935. First Printing stated. Near Fine, toning to gutters front and rear, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, small tear bottom edge rear flap fold, light rubbing at edges, faint toning rear panel. A quite lovely copy. . First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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On Boxing

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine, as Issued
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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Garden City: Dolphin/Doubleday, 1987. #191 of 250 copies specially bound and boxed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Fine in Fine slipcase. Photographs by Joe Ranard. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. Cloth. Fine, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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By the North Gate

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York: Vanguard Press, 1963. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at title page. Fine in a very Near Fine dust jacket, 2 small holes fore edge of front flap at fold. small paper loss at ends of same fold. Her first book, uncommon in lovely condition. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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A Middle-Class Education

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine in Wraps, as Issued
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Albodocani Press, 1980. # 200 of 300 numbered copies SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Fine in Fine French Wrappers. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition. French Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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Fue Asi... (Association Copy)

by Monvel, Maria (Pen Name of Ercilia Brito Letelier)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Santiago, Chile: Editorial Nascimento , 1922. RARE. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at second front end page -"A Fernando Orrego cordial (?) Maria Monvel". ASSOCIATION COPY, Fernando Orrego (Puelma), one of the founders of Chile Magazin (1921) and a director of Zig-Zag (1964) was also the father of noted Chilean composer Juan Antonio Orrego Salas (1919-2019). Maria Monvel… Read more
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House of Incest

by Nin, Anais; Photomontages by Val Telberg

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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$400.00

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No Place: No Publisher, 1958. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title -" For Carmen, keep writing, use stronger colors, search for words which sound like you. Anais". No publication information inside rear cover, (Anais Nin Press, New York). Near Fine, tiny crease top corner rear wrapper, small rubs at edges. Book appears unread. SCARCE in this first printing and… Read more
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Under a Glass Bell

by Nin, Anais; Engravings by Ian Hugo

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Swallow Paperback Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Denver: Alan Swallow, 1961. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -" For Carmen Anais Nin". SCARCE SIGNED in this Swallow edition. Near Fine, small rubs to paper at spine. Appears unread, a lovely copy. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Swallow Paperback Edition . Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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A Touch of Earth

by Warren, Lella

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1926. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Just Lella Warren". Very Good, no jacket, prior owner name in ink at title page, spine dulled with lettering barelt legible, store bookplate partially removed front paste down. SIGNED copies of her early works are uncommon. Alabama author. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Second Printing. Cloth.… Read more
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Moral Pieces in Prose and Fiction

by (Sigourney), Lydia Huntley

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1815
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Hartford, CT: Sheldon & Goodwin Printers, 1815. RARE in contemporary binding of full marbled calf, Lydia Huntley Sigourney's first book, which was originally issued in printed boards. Last seen at auction in 1985, only other copy in current commerce has a modern binding. Very Good, 1/2" loss of calf at head of spine, calf rubbed, gilt title and rules at… Read more
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image of Memoirs of Sophia Dorothea, Consort of George I. Chiefly from the Secret Archives of Hanover, Brunswick, Berlin, and Vienna; Including a Diary of the Conversations of Illustrious Personages of Those Courts, Illustrative of Her History ...in Two Vols.

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London: Henry Colburn, 1846. Second Edition, 1846. Two volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, backs intricately gilt and with black and red morocco labels, plain peach end papers with the period bookplates of noted Pennsylvania art collector Joseph Harrison, Junior featuring a crest with a crane rising and wings displayed and the motto "Esse Quam Videri". Very… Read more
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Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution ; posthumous work of the Baroness de Baronne de Stael, edited by the Duke de Broglie and the Baron de Stael. In Three Volumes

by Stae¨l, Madame de; Achille-Le´on-Victor Broglie, duc de; August Louis de Stae¨l-Holstein, Baron.

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1821
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition Revised and Corrected
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$800.00

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London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1821. SCARCE complete three volume set in either the 1818 first edition or this Second Edition. Madame Germaine de Stael's most important work, the last part of which was completed and edited by her son-in-law and son. Three volumes bound in contemporary quarter green morocco over marbled boards, gilt backs, marbled end papers… Read more
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Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Edited by Her Niece.. In Seven Volumes. New Edition

by D'ARBLAY, Madame [BURNEY, Frances] (Fanny)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1854
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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London: Henry Colburn, 1854. Volume IV published 1843, the rest, 1854. Seven volumes bound in contemporary quarter vellum over marbled boards, backs intricately gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good, frontispiece portrait Vol. I detached, two front end papers before that are nearly detached, fold-out facsimile letter Vol. I nearly detached at first fold, marbled boards rubbed, prior owner… Read more
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image of Letters of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montague. A New Edition, to Which are Now Added The Poetical Works of the Same Lady. In Five Volumes (bound in two)

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Vienna: Printed for R. Sammer, Bookseller, 1797. "Written during her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa, To Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, etc. in different Parts of Europe. Which Contain, Among other curious Relations, Accounts of the Policy and Manners of the Turks, Drawn from Sources that have been inaccessible to other Travellers." This edition SCARCE in current… Read more
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image of Memoirs of Lady Hester Stanhope, as Related by Herself in Conversation with Her Physician; Comprising Her Opinions and Anecdotes of Some of the Most Remarkable Persons of Her Time. In Three Volumes

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London: Henry Colburn, 1845. xvii, 394, vi. 384, vii, 361pp. Three volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, gilt backs. Color frontispiece Vol. I, engraved landscapes frontis Vols. II and III. Very Good, marbled boards rubbed, light rubbing to calf at corners and spine ends, small chip front end page Vol. II, toning at end… Read more
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image of Small Archive Consisting of a Portrait Photograph and Nine Letters and Contracts with 3 Addressed Envelopes, for Teacher Carrie E. Wellington of Ypsilanti and Later Springport, Michigan , 1910

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Ypsilanti, MI: Various, 1906. A collection of items relating to the teaching career of Miss Carrie E. Wellington of Ypsilanti and later Springport, Michigan, the material dated 1906-1910 for her employment in the school systems of Holland, Adrian, and Ionia, Michigan, consisting of contracts, her portrait photograph, and a 2 page manuscript letter. A fascinating window into a female teacher's… Read more
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{American Fine Binding} An Erring Woman's Love

by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (1850-1919); Illustrated by Louise Mears and W. P. Hooper

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1892. First Edition, 1892. 157 pp., 8vo, the full page illustrations are unpaginated. In publisher's black cloth with decorations in gilt, silver, and white, featuring two angels, white moire silk end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs at spine ends and corners.RARE in such lovely condition, the gilt and silver bright, the moire… Read more
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Memoirs of Madame de Remusat 1802-1808. In Three Volumes

by Remusat, Madame de; with a Preface and Notes by Her Grandson, Paul de Remusat, Translated from the French by Mrs. Cashel Hoey and John Lillie

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1880
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1880. Three volumes in contemporary quarter red cloth over marbled boards. The bookplate of Thomas Taylor front paste downs, his name in ink at title page. Very Good, red cloth faded at spine, light edge wear, a clean, handsome set. . First American Edition. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over… Read more
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