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By the Well of Living and Seeing and The Fifth Book of the Maccabees

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Printed wrappers. Signed on upper cover by the author
Edition
Proof
Published
1969
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109pp. 8vo
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New York, 1969. Proof. 109pp. 8vo. Printed wrappers. Signed on upper cover by the author. Proof. 109pp. 8vo.
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Nine Plays

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Fine in near fine plain paper dust wrapper with printed title on spine (very faintly soiled
Edition
First Edition. No. 336 of 400 copies
Published
1927
Binding
113 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
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New York: Charles Reznikoff, 1927. First Edition. No. 336 of 400 copies. 113 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth, title in gilt on spine. Fine in near fine plain paper dust wrapper with printed title on spine (very faintly soiled). First Edition. No. 336 of 400 copies. 113 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.
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Five Groups of Verse

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Green cloth. Fine in slightly chipped gray dj
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First edition "I set by hand and di the press work. #190 of 375
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67, [3]pp. 8vo
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New York: Charles Reznikoff 5 West Fourth Street. First edition "I set by hand and di the press work. #190 of 375 copies. 67, [3]pp. 8vo. Green cloth. Fine in slightly chipped gray dj. First edition "I set by hand and di the press work. #190 of 375 copies. 67, [3]pp. 8vo.
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Jerusalem The Golden

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Yellow cloth, white paper spine label. Fine in slightly stained else fine gray dj. Ownership signature of Samuel French Morse on
Edition
First Edition
Published
1934
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33pp. 12mo
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New York: The Objectivist Press Ten West Thirty-Sixthe Street, 1934. First Edition. 33pp. 12mo. Yellow cloth, white paper spine label. Fine in slightly stained else fine gray dj. Ownership signature of Samuel French Morse on ffep. First Edition. 33pp. 12mo.
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In Memoriam: 1933

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Yellow cloth. Fine in gray printed unclipped dustjacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1934
Binding
54pp. 12mo
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New York: The Objectivist Press Ten West Thirty-Six Street, 1934. First Edition. 54pp. 12mo. Yellow cloth. Fine in gray printed unclipped dustjacket. First Edition. 54pp. 12mo. Inscribed to bookseller Burt Britton in June 1975 by the author on the half-title.
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Going To and Fro and Walking Up and Down

by Reznikoff, Charles

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Used - Publisher's yellow cloth,. white paper spine label. Fine, back hinge split in VG dj
Edition
First Edition
Published
1941
Binding
63pp. 12mo
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New York, 1941. First Edition. 63pp. 12mo. Publisher's yellow cloth,. white paper spine label. Fine, back hinge split in VG dj. First Edition. 63pp. 12mo.
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Early History of a Sewing-Machine Operator

by Reznikoff, Nathan and Charles

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Used - Publisher's blue cloth, white paper spine label. Fine in unclippedfine dj
Edition
First Edition
Published
1936
Binding
19pp. 12mo
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New York: Charles Reznikoff Thirt-Six Street, 1936. First Edition. 19pp. 12mo. Publisher's blue cloth, white paper spine label. Fine in unclippedfine dj. First Edition. 19pp. 12mo. SIGNED. Signed by the author on the ffep.
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The Art of Photoplay Making

by Freeburg, Victor Oscar, Ph.D.

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Used - Brown cloth. Very Good
Edition
First edition, with perforated stamp onn the title-page "Advance
Published
1918
Binding
Illustrated with 10 photogravure plates, including a frontispiece of the Venus de Milo. [8], 283, [1],, [6, ads]pp. 8vo
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1918. First edition, with perforated stamp onn the title-page "Advance Copy Not for Sale Review. Illustrated with 10 photogravure plates, including a frontispiece of the Venus de Milo. [8], 283, [1],, [6, ads]pp. 8vo. Brown cloth. Very Good. First edition, with perforated stamp onn the title-page "Advance Copy Not for Sale Review" Illustrated with… Read more
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The Warrior's Soul

by Conrad, Joseph

Condition
Used - Publisher's stitch-bound light blue wrappers with black titles on cover, toning along edges, else a fine copy. Numbered at limit
Edition
First edition, one of 25 numbered copies, of which this is 6
Published
1920
Binding
4to
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London: [Privately printed for the author by] Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, 1920. First edition, one of 25 numbered copies, of which this is 6. 4to. Publisher's stitch-bound light blue wrappers with black titles on cover, toning along edges, else a fine copy. Numbered at limitation at the back. Housed in brown morocco-backed slipcase that has gilt lettering on… Read more
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The Nigger of the Narcissus - Preface

by Conrad, Joseph

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Used - 8 [pp.] leaves without wrapper as issued, previously stapled but staple has been removed to prevent further rust staining, else
Edition
First separate edition. One of 100 (40 were destroyed according
Published
1902
Binding
8 pp. 4to
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Hythe: [Privately printed for the author by J. Lovick], 1902. First separate edition. One of 100 (40 were destroyed according to Conrad). 8 pp. 4to. 8 [pp.] leaves without wrapper as issued, previously stapled but staple has been removed to prevent further rust staining, else near fine. In blue chemise slip with original owner's bookplate, in blue morocco backed… Read more
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The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Other Fairy Tales Retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

by (Nielsen, Kay)

Condition
Used - Blue pictorial cloth. Fine in almost fine pictoirial dj
Edition
American edition of the British work "In Powder and Crinoline
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n.d.
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16 tipped-in color plates and numerous in-text illustrations by Kay Nielsen. 244pp. 1 vols. 8vo
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New York: George H. Doran, n.d.. American edition of the British work "In Powder and Crinoline. 16 tipped-in color plates and numerous in-text illustrations by Kay Nielsen. 244pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue pictorial cloth. Fine in almost fine pictoirial dj. Nielsen, Kay. American edition of the British work "In Powder and Crinoline" 16 tipped-in color plates and numerous… Read more
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Laughing Anne

by Conrad, Joseph

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Used - Stitch-bound hand-made paper in vellum wrappers with gilt lettering along spine, bearing bookplates of John Kobler and Stanley S
Edition
First edition. One of 200 signed and numbered copies, of which 1
Published
1923
Binding
66 pp. 4to
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London: Vine Books, 1923. First edition. One of 200 signed and numbered copies, of which 175 were available for sale, this being 144, signed and numbered by Conrad on colophon. 66 pp. 4to. Stitch-bound hand-made paper in vellum wrappers with gilt lettering along spine, bearing bookplates of John Kobler and Stanley Seeger on endpaper, else near fine. Housed in… Read more
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An Observer in Malay

by Conrad, Joseph

Condition
Stitch-bound dark red wrappers, leaves unopened; fine. In brown chemise, housed in a handsome morocco-backed slipcase
Edition
First edition. One of 25 numbered copies, this being 14
Published
1920
Binding
9 pp. 4to
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London: [Privately printed by] Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, 1920. First edition. One of 25 numbered copies, this being 14. 9 pp. 4to. Stitch-bound dark red wrappers, leaves unopened; fine. In brown chemise, housed in a handsome morocco-backed slipcase. First edition. One of 25 numbered copies, this being 14. 9 pp. 4to. This was the eighteenth of twenty… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Caroline Cheesbro

by Chesebro, Caroline

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Used - The letter is lightly creased, else near fine; neatly and tastefully mounted on quarto sheet of laid paper, within single ink ru
Published
1862
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1 page. 12mo
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Canandaigua, New York, 1862. 1 page. 12mo. The letter is lightly creased, else near fine; neatly and tastefully mounted on quarto sheet of laid paper, within single ink rule. 1 page. 12mo. "I should be glad now and then to furnish a short story for children if you deem it desirable..."-- CAROLINE CHESEBRO. Caroline Chesebro [Chesebrough] (1825-1873), born… Read more
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Lady Susan. Written about 1805. First Published in 1871. Now Reprinted from the Manuscript

by Austen, Jane

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Used - Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper label. Some minor shelf wear, else very good
Edition
First edition
Published
1925
Binding
1 vols. 8vo
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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1925. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper label. Some minor shelf wear, else very good. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo.
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Five Letters by Joseph Conrad. Written to Edward Noble in 1895

by Conrad, Joseph; Edward Noble (foreword)

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Used - Beige wrappers with black text with original glassine wrapper, light chipping along edges, else a near fine copy
Edition
First edition, signed and numbered by Noble, this copy being num
Published
1925
Binding
21 pp. 4to
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London: Privately printed [by Strangeways], 1925. First edition, signed and numbered by Noble, this copy being number 71. 21 pp. 4to. Beige wrappers with black text with original glassine wrapper, light chipping along edges, else a near fine copy. First edition, signed and numbered by Noble, this copy being number 71. 21 pp. 4to. Supino B3.16.0
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One Day More. A Play in One Act

by Conrad, Joseph

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Used - Patterned paper boards with cloth spine, cover and spine labels pasted down. Hand-numbered in black ink on colophon. Tasteful ex
Edition
Second English edition, first impression, one of 250 of the hand
Published
1919
Binding
48 pp. 8vo
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London: Beaumont Press, 1919. Second English edition, first impression, one of 250 of the handmade paper edition (of 274, 24 signed copies were on Japanese vellum, while 250 were on handmade paper). 48 pp. 8vo. Patterned paper boards with cloth spine, cover and spine labels pasted down. Hand-numbered in black ink on colophon. Tasteful ex-libris plate of previous owner… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Louisa J. Hall

by Hall, Louisa J.

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Used - Contemporary neat, ink inscription in upper margin: "Mrs. E. B. Hall, formerly Miss Louisa Jane Parks, author of 'Joanna of Napl
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Single twelvemo sheet (nine lines), on unlined paper:
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single twelvemo sheet (nine lines), on unlined paper:. Contemporary neat, ink inscription in upper margin: "Mrs. E. B. Hall, formerly Miss Louisa Jane Parks, author of 'Joanna of Naples,' & other works- 'Miriam'" (in early, unknown hand). The letter is in very good condition; neatly and tastefully mounted on quarto sheet of laid paper, within single ink rule. … Read more
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The Fanatics

by Dunbar, Paul Lawrence

Condition
Used - Brown decorated cloth, with rubbing to covers and darkening of spine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1901
Binding
312pp. 8vo
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1901. First Edition. 312pp. 8vo. Brown decorated cloth, with rubbing to covers and darkening of spine. First Edition. 312pp. 8vo. this is the third of four novels by Dunbar.
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

by Sewell, Elizabeth M.

Condition
Used - Folded for mailing, with slight mended tear at fold, else very good
Published
1850
Binding
Written on three sides of a single octavo sheet that has been folded to make four pages). 12mo
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np, 1850. written on three sides of a single octavo sheet that has been folded to make four pages). 12mo. Folded for mailing, with slight mended tear at fold, else very good. written on three sides of a single octavo sheet that has been folded to make four pages). 12mo. "Dearest Jennie." Writing to a (relative?) about travels… Read more
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