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CHIMES

by Herrick, Robert

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Published
1926
Edition
First edition
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$110.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1926. [4], 310 pages. Original dark green cloth lettered in gilt. 19.5 x 14 cm. Very good plus in about very good dust jacket. A little wear to spine ends, slight bump to the center of the spine, still a nice, bright copy. The jacket is chipped on the ends of the spine panel (up to… Read more
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THE GIRL EVERYBODY KNEW. With Drawings by Eldon Kelley

by Farrell, James; Eldon Kelley, [illus.]

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Published
1928
Edition
First edition
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$115.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. [6], 182, [1] pages, plus color frontispiece. Nine drawings printed with the text. Original patterned paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine and tips, lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. 20 x 13.5 cm. Very good in fair to good, price-clipped dust jacket. Light rubbing to extremities; a little tanning near the edges… Read more
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ZEBRAS OF THE WORLD, DISUNITE! [Cover title]

by Fishwick, Marshall W.

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Published
[circa 1966]
Edition
First edition
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$65.00

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Wilmington, Delaware: The Wemyss Foundation, [circa 1966. Date mentioned in the text]. 10 pages. Original printed wraps. 23 x 15 cm. Very good plus. Minor soiling to wraps. FIRST EDITION. An essay on social conformity, the impact of technology, and cultural change in post-war America. Fishwick writes: "Once upon a time every man was a tiger. He roamed the… Read more
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THE SWAMPS. A RECORD OF PIONEER DAYS IN THE MIDDLE WEST

by Roush, Sigel

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Published
1929
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$175.00

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Strasburg, Va.: Printed [for the author] by Shenandoah Publishing House, 1929. 321 pages. Original orange cloth lettered in black. 20 x 13.5 cm. Very good. Spine a little sunned, light wear to the base of the spine, faint soiling and a few tiny spots to the cloth. Slightly over-opened between the front flyleaf and the title, but sound. FIRST… Read more
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A STONE FOR DANNY FISHER

by Robbins, Harold

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Published
1952
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First edition
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$65.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. vii, [1], 403, [1] pages. Original blue-green cloth stamped in gilt on the spine; top edge stained red. 22 x 15 cm. Very good plus in near very good dust jacket. The book shows some minor spotting to covers. The jacket, with the price of $3.95 intact, shows sun and a small, light… Read more
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OWN YOUR OWN HOME. [At head of front cover: "More Fun by Ring W. Lardner."]

by Lardner, Ring W.; Fontaine Fox, illus.

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Published
[1919]
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, [1919]. [4], 123 pages. Numerous drawings in the text by Fontaine Fox, who also illustrated the covers. Original paper-covered boards printed in red and black. 19.5 x 13 cm. Slight loss to the paper covering the rear joint from insect nibbling, else very good. Light wear to the spine ends with one letter of publisher's name rubbed… Read more
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STRANGER IN OUR DARKNESS. A Novel

by Crawford, Joyce [Allen]

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Published
[1968]
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First edition
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$25.00

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Durham, N.C.: Moore Publishing Co., [1968]. [6], 210 pages. Publisher's tan cloth. [20.9 cm.] Very good in good plus dust jacket. Spine slightly cocked; top edge dust soiled; offsetting to front endpapers from laid-in clippings. Moderate foxing to endpapers and a little foxing to the title page, but none elsewhere. The jacket is… Read more
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[Middlebury, Vt.: Middlebury College Press, 1935]. 4 pages. Original printed blue wraps. [22.4 cm.] Near very good. Wraps a bit faded and with some minor soiling. Leaves slightly toned and with some faint traces of foxing or soiling. FIRST EDITION. An address delivered while Allen was serving as a member of… Read more
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ANTHONY ADVERSE [Two vols. Inscribed.]

by Allen, Hervey; N.C. Wyeth, illus.

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Published
1934
Edition
First of this illustrated edition
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$90.00

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New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1934. Two volumes, continuously paginated. 1224 pages plus preliminaries. Original publisher's green cloth stamped in gold. [24 cm.] Spine of vol. I tanned, else very good. Spine of vol. II a bit sun faded; slight offsetting to titles; small, light spot to fore-edge of first volume, not affecting surface… Read more
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$90.00
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VERGIL IN AVERNO

by Davidson, Avram

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Published
1987
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1987. [4], 184 pp. Original white paper covered boards. [21.5 cm.] Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Just a hint of faint foxing or soil to edges of spine; some very faint tanning to endpapers; minor dust soiling to top edge. Jacket is a trifle… Read more
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DURHAM STATION. A Play in One Act

by Smith, Betty

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Published
[1961]
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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[Raleigh, N.C.]: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, [1961]. 32 pages. Original printed wraps. [21.6 cm.] Near fine. FIRST EDITION. A play about the end of the Civil War in North Carolina. Betty Smith is best known as the author of "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn."
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THE MANSION

by Van Dyke, Henry; Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott, illustrator

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Published
1911
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911. [2], 60, [1] pages. Frontispiece and four illustrations in the text by Elizabeth Shippen Green. Original green cloth with mounted color plate on front cover, gold lettering on spine and cover, and blind decorations on cover. [18 cm.] Near very good. Spine a little sunned, some light soiling… Read more
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THE BLINDMAN. A Ballad of Nogent l'Artaud

by Allen, Hervey

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Published
1923
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, [printed at the Earl Trumbull Williams Memorial], 1923. [10] pages. Original blue boards with silver cover lettering. [23.9 cm.] Good plus, lacking the printed dust jacket. A glassine jacket is present, but was presumably supplied by an early owner. Slight wear to spine, light soiling of boards. Endpapers… Read more
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NEW LEGENDS

by Allen, Hervey

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Published
1929
Edition
First large paper edition, limited
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$30.00

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1929. xiii, [1], 168 pages. Original black cloth and blue paper covered boards. [25 cm.] Very good plus in good plus dust jacket. Corners rubbed, neat tape repair to half-title, a few minor traces of foxing. Partially unopened. Jacket has a few tiny chips, internal tape repairs at… Read more
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THE BLINDMAN. A Ballad of Nogent l'Artaud

by Allen, Hervey

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Published
1923
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First edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press, [printed at the Earl Trumbull Williams Memorial], 1923. [10] pages. Original blue boards with silver cover lettering. [23.9 cm.] Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Tanning to free endpapers, rear hinge started, but sound, otherwise a nice copy. Jacket has small tape-repaired tear at head of… Read more
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GERTRUDE STEIN: A BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Sawyer, Julian

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Published
[1940]
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First edition
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$60.00

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New York: Arrow Editions, [1940]. 162 pages, including index. Original quarter tan cloth and gray paper covered boards with paper spine and cover labels. [25.7 cm.] A good copy. Tiny chip to spine label, not affecting lettering. Boards sunned near top edges and lightly soiled. Minor foxing to endpapers. Text block… Read more
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SONG OF URYAN AND POEM OF DESTINY

by Nakosteen, Mehdi; [Baba Tahir Uryan]

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Published
1938
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First edition
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$65.00

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[Denver, Colo.: Published by the author; printed by the General Printing Company], 1938. [1], 32, [1] pages. Original printed wraps. [19.5 cm.] Very good plus. Small area of light damping to lower corners of wraps. Mild foxing to first two and last two leaves. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The author's second poetical… Read more
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I SLEEP WITH STRANGERS. [Together with Correspondence.]

by Fulbeck, Jack

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Published
[1951]
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$95.00

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Los Angeles: Savage and Savage, [1951]. 64 pages. Original black cloth stamped in silver. [22.2 cm.] Good plus in very good dust jacket. Light edge wear to boards. Top edge soiled, a little soiling to endpapers, tape mark on front free endpaper, but text is clean. Jacket is slightly wrinkled and bumped… Read more
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ROBERT E. LEE. A Play

by Drinkwater, John

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Published
1923
Edition
First American edition
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$40.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., [printed by the Riverside Press, Cambridge], 1923. [2], 128 pages. Original quarter dark blue cloth and light blue paper covered boards with paper spine label. [19.1 cm.] Very good plus in good dust jacket. A little cocked, minor tanning to endpapers. Jacket has chip to head… Read more
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Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1920. 95 pages, plus frontispiece and seven plates. Original stiff paper wraps with printed paper spine label and emblem in gold on front cover. [24.4 cm.] Very good. Light stain to spine, a few small light spots on covers, some creasing and tiny chips to yapp edges.… Read more
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