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The child of Montmartre. [By] Paul Léautaud. Translated from the French by Humphrey Hare

By Greene, Graham.)   Léautaud, Paul  

New York: Random House, 1959 ¶ First American edition. The dust-jacket prints a short blurb by Graham Greene. ||| Collation: In 16s (184 x 124 mm): Pp. 256. Binding: Black cloth, dust-jacket (upper flap imperfect). Reference: LCCN 59010812. ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts. .

$20.00

Slow waltz in Cedar Bend
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Slow waltz in Cedar Bend

By Waller, Robert James

New York: Warner Books / A Time-Warner company, 1993 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "First Printing: November 1993" and code "10 . . . 3 2 1" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 127 x 190 mm: Pp. [vii], 197 [198-199]. Binding: Quarter brown boards, dust-jacket. Condition: Near fine; ower free endpaper barely wrinkled (by the binder). Reference: ISBN 0446516538..

$8.00

Quinn's book

By Kennedy, William

New York: Viking Penguin, Inc, 1988 ¶ FIRST EDITION, trade issue. ||| Collation: 229 x 151 mm: Pp. [xi], 289. Binding: Quarter blue cloth (spine bumped), dust-jacket. Condition: A good copy. Reference: ISBN 0670804371. .

$6.00

Winter in Florida

By Falco, Edward

New York: Soho Press, 1990 ¶ Collation: 233 x 154 mm: Pp. [v], 296. Binding: Quarter blue cloth, dust-jacket. Reference: ISBN 0939149400. .

$8.00

Management: Tasks, responsibilities, practices

By Drucker, Peter Ferdinand

New York: Harper & Row, 1974 ¶ Collation: 234 x 155 mm: Pp. xvi, [1], 839. Binding: Red cloth. Reference: ISBN 0060110929. . Red cloth. 234 x 155 mm. Pp. xvi, [1], 839.

$9.00

Slow waltz in Cedar Bend
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Slow waltz in Cedar Bend

By Waller, Robert James

New York: Warner Books / A Time-Warner company, 1993 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "First Printing: November 1993" and code "10 . . . 3 2 1" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 127 x 190 mm: Pp. [vii], 197 [198-199]. Binding: Quarter brown boards, dust-jacket. Condition: A fine copy. Reference: ISBN 0446516538. .

$10.00

Articles de Paris: A book of essays

By Joyce, James.)   Huddleston, Sisley  

London &c: Methuen & co, ltd, 1928 ¶ FIRST PRINTING (with statement "First Published in 1928" on the title verso). Thirty-seven essays, including one on the reception of Joyce's Ulysses (pages 41-47) and another on The vendor of labels (167-69) who "takes up his position near an establishment which occupies itself with the forwarding of baggage" and hawks "a rich assortment" of hotel-labels: "Upon them are written the names of the principal hotels of the great tourist centres of the world. . . . The voyager chooses for himself." ||| Collation: In 8s (190 x 127 mm): Pp. xi, 207. Binding: Blue cloth lettered in gilt. Condition: A good copy. ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts, as below. .

$35.00

The last romantic: A life of Max Eastman

By O'Neill, William L

New York: Oxford university press, 1978 Notes, index. Plates (5 portraits, 5 facsimiles). Remainder-marks on the tail-edges.. Brown cloth, dust-jacket.. A very good copy./Dust-jacket slightly chipped.. 228 x 153 mm. Pp. xix [xx-xxi], 339.

$10.00

Tully
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Tully

By Simons, Paullina

New York: A Wyatt book, for St Martin's Press, 1994 ¶ FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, first printing (with statement "First Edition: May 1994" and code "10 . . . 3 2 1" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 209 x 140 mm. Pp. [xii], 594 [595–596]. Binding: Publisher's quarter black cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: As new; UNOPENED. Reference: ISBN 0312110839..

$16.00

The Fabians
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The Fabians

By MacKenzie, Norman Ian

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977 ¶ FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. ||| Collation: 233 x 155 mm: Pp. [1], 446. Binding: Black cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: A good copy. Reference: ISBN 067122347X. .

$18.00

Men

By Diehl, Margaret

New York: Soho Press, 1988 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "FIRST EDITION" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 234 x 155 mm: Pp. [v], 282. Binding: Quarter blue cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: A fine copy. Reference: ISBN 0939149141. .

$10.00

Life, the universe, and everything

By Adams, Douglas

New York: Harmony Books, 1982 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (with code "10 . . . 3 2 1" and statement "First Edition" on the title verso). ||| Collation: 183 x 123 mm. Pp. [vii], 227. Binding: Black boards (manuscript price on the upper free endpaper), dust-jacket (short tear). Reference: ISBN 05175488747. .

$6.00

The phenomenon of man. With an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley

By Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre

New York: Harper & Brothers, publishers, 1959 ¶ Translated by Bernard Wall. An early printing (with the publisher's date-code "A-K" for January 1960, on the title verso). ||| Collation: In 16s (210 x 142 mm irregular): Pp. 318. Binding: Blue cloth. Reference: LCCN 59005154. .

$24.00

Rue de Paris

By Ortzen, Len

London &c: Cassell and company , limited, 1939 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "First published 1939" and code "F.939" on the title verso). ||| Collation: In 8s (186 x 124 mm): Pp. x, 286. Binding: Red cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: Near fine. Reference: LCCN 40003767. Provenance: Freda J. Chalkley, signature on the upper free endpaper. .

$45.00

Titania: The Biography of Isak Dinesen. By Parmenia Migel

By Dinesen, Isak, pseud. of Karen Blixen, 1885-1962.) Ekstrom, Parmenia (Migel), 1908-1989

New York: Random House, 1967 ¶ FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF ISAK DINESEN (KAREN BLIXEN), FIRST PRINTING (with statement "First Printing" on the title verso). ||| Collation: In 16s (237 x 158 mm). Pp. xi [xii-xix], 325 [326-327]. Errata-slip laid in. Fifty-six halftone illustrations (chiefly portraits, printed recto and verso on sixteen leaves inserted). Binding: Publisher's white cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: As new. Reference: LCCN 67014475. Provenance: Nicolas Ekstrom, son of the author. ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts, as below. .

$50.00

These foolish things

By Sadleir, Michael

London &c: Peter Owen, 1986 (Series: Modern romance classics, no. [1].) ||| Collation: In 16s (197 x 127 mm). Pp. [vii], 263. Binding: Red boards, dust-jacket. Condition: A fine copy. Reference: ISBN 0720606705. .

$12.00

Antonia saw the oryx first: A novel

By Thomas, Maria

New York: Soho Press, 1987 ¶ FIRST EDITION (with statement "FIRST EDITION" on the title verso). ||| Collation: In 16s (233 x 155 mm): Pp. [v], 296 [297]. Binding: Quarter blue cloth, dust-jacket. Condition: A fine copy. Reference: ISBN 0939149028. .

$12.00