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English Society, Sketched by George Du Maurier

by Du Maurier, George; Howells, W.D. (Introduction)

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Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
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$70.30

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1897. 1897 American edition (first published in 1886.) VERY GOOD hardcover. 89 full page sketches by the popular Franco-British illustrator and author George Du Maurier, plus a tissue-protected frontispiece portrait of the artist. Introductory text by William D. Howells. Sketches printed on right-hand pages only. A clean, well bound copy. The… Read more
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Robert Frost: Farm-Poultryman

by Lathem, Edward Connery; Thompson, Lawrance (Editors)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$56.05

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Hanover, NH: Dartmouth Publications, 1963. 1963 First Edition (1963 printed on title page. No other printing statement). NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A crisp, clean and tightly bound copy, printed on fine laid paper. Small custom-printed sticker on front pasted end, with a picture of a chicken holding a board in its beak that reads "from Ed &… Read more
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The Cocotte and Three Other Stories

by de Maupassant, Guy

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$15.20

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London and New York: Franklin Watts, 1971. 1971 First Edition. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE, unclipped, dust jacket. Clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound hardcover. Pages fine. Hardcover of red paper over boards with silver spine lettering. Cover slightly darkened along edges but minimal edge wear and otherwise fine. Illustrated dust jacket, British price intact on front flap, is clean… Read more
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C.F. Gellerts Sammtliche Schriften. Sechster Theil. (Sixth part)

by Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott

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Published
1770
Condition
Good
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$66.50

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Leipzig: M. G. Weidmanns Erben und Reich, und Caspar Fritzsch, 1770. 1770. Internally VERY GOOD and binding is solid; in early, heavily worn, half-leather cover. Pasted marbled endpapers, lacks free endpapers. The only marking to the book is on the rear blank page, upside down, and neatly penned "Benedicte Elisabeth / Sharffenstein / Anno 1771 l.5 Juillet." Pages, all… Read more
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The Merchant of Yonkers

by Wilder, Thornton

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$251.75

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1939. 1939 First Edition. "4-9 / FIRST EDITION / C-O" printed on copyright page; 1939 printed on title page. NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD price-intact ($2.00) dust jacket. A clean, firmly bound copy. Brief Christmas 1939 gift inscription neatly penned on front pasted endpaper with owner custom book plate affixed underneath the inscription. No… Read more
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Under a Thatched Roof

by Hall, James Norman

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$53.20

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1942. 1942 Edition with 1942 printed on title page. VERY GOOD hardcover, lacking dust jacket. A clean. well-bound copy. Previous owner custom bookplate (Verner R. Willemson) affixed to front pasted endpaper. No other markings. Pages clean and near fine. Light blue cloth hardcover is titled in black on front and spine (including small line… Read more
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The Underground Man

by Jackson, Mick

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fiine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688154493
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$18.95

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U.S.A.: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1997. 1997 First Edition, First Printing with full number line. FINE in FINE price intact dust jacket. A lovely copy in pristine condition - clean, unmarked and tightly bound in hardcover of white boards with violet cloth spine (title stamped in silver on spine.) The book is based on the life of a… Read more
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The Misdemeanors of Nancy

by Hoyt, Eleanor

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Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$32.30

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902. NEAR FINE April 1902 Edition. AUTHOR INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, in black pen, "With the compliments of Eleanor Hoyt." Previous owner's small leather bookplate on front pasted end has caused a square of toning on the free endpaper, part of it over the inscription, but not obscuring it. No other markings. Pages… Read more
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Countess Helena. A Novel.

by Hague, Gertrude

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$33.25

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New York: G. W Dillingham Company, 1900. First Edition; 1900 copyright and MDCCCC printed on title page. VERY GOOD+. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages toned along outer edges but are otherwise fresh and fine. Bound in green cloth hardcover with title gilt-stamped on spine; title and artwork stamped in red, black and white on front. Cover is… Read more
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A Bibliography of the Writings of H.L. Mencken

by Frey, Carroll; Mencken, H.L. (Foreword)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Numbered and Signed Limited Edition
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$137.75

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Philadelphia: The Centaur Book Shop, 1924. 1924. No. 68 of the Large Paper Edition Limited to 85 copies (75 of which were offered for sale). Signed on limitation page by both Mencken and Fry. VERY GOOD. Internally Near Fine - faint smudge to top edge of title page, 2 leaves with faint soft crease to top corners - pages otherwise… Read more
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Jade Woman

by Gash, Jonathan

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780312022242
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$23.75

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New York: St Martins Press, 1989. 1989 First U.S. Edition (Stated); First Printing with full number line. SIGNED BY GASH in black pen on title page. FINE IN FINE price intact dust jacket. A fresh, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages crisp and fine. Bound in hardcover of green boards with black cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine.… Read more
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The New Pantheon; or, An Introduction to The Mythology of The Ancients, In Question and Answer: Compiled for the Use of Young Persons.

by Hort, W. Jillard

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Published
1815
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$47.50

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1815. 1815 Edition. VERY GOOD. Early edition of this illustrated mythology, 1815 printed on title page. Internally very good+ in worn contemporary calf leather binding. Two previous owner names neatly penned on front pasted endpaper, a few penciled check marks, no other markings. A clean, complete copy with fold-out frontis engraving "The Mythological… Read more
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Limpieza de Sangre

by Perez-Reverte, Arturo

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
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$18.95

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Madrid, Spain: Alfaguara, 2006. 2006 Vigesima Edition. FINE softcover. A crisp, clean, copy in as-new condition. No markings, no tears, chips or creases. Binding tight. Lovely illustrated paper cover, with folded flaps, is clean and complete. The second book in the series "Las Aventuras del Capitan Alatriste." Black & white illustrations by Carlos Puerta. (In Spanish.) 6-3/4… Read more
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Children and Their Literature

by Georgiou, Constantine

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$42.75

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1969. NEAR FINE Author -signed 1969 First Edition, First Printing, with full number line. Inscribed on title page, in green felt-tip ink, "For Al & Gert, with my warmest regards. Constantine Georgiou. January, 1969." No other markings. Pages crisp, clean and fine. Firmly bound in color printed cloth hardcover. Very slight wear to near fine… Read more
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The Book of Jones: A Tribute to the Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat

by Steadman, Ralph

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780151003099
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$32.30

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. 1997 Stated First U.S. Edition, first printing with "A' in printing line. FINE in FINE price-intact dust jacket. A fresh crisp copy - totally unmarked. Tightly bound in orange hardcover, gilt titled on spine. Jacket has no tears, chips, creases or scuffs and in in a clear archival protector. Beautiful copy of a… Read more
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King Lear

by William Shakespeare

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Paperback
ISBN
9780283990779
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$14.20

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London: Oval Projects Ltd., 1984. 1984 Softcover Edition. VERY GOOD. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages fine. Color pictorial paper cover is lightly shelf and edge rubbed; no tears or chips. Binding intact, no splits or cracks. The complete text of the play is displayed within Ian Pollock's colorful, exuberant, offbeat artwork - as in comic books, you… Read more
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A Leaf from John Johnson's Typographia

by Bliss, Carey S. (Introduction)

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$47.50

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Pasadena: Zamorano Club, 1982. 1982. FINE. One of 200 copies printed for members of the Zamorano and Roxburghe Clubs. Bound in gray cloth hardcover with a printed paper label (titling of the original edition) on front cover, spine titled with black stamping. This is a Fine copy: pages and hardcover fresh, clean, and pristine. Tipped-in is an original leaf (pp… Read more
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Blessed Assurance

by Gurganus, Allan

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Limited
ISBN
9780933598171
Item Price
$142.50

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Rocky Mount, NC: North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1990. 1990 First Edition limited to 2,000 copies of which this is no. 168 (hand-numbered). Signed on the limitation page by Gurganus, who also inscribed the front free endpaper, in brown felt-tip, "For Amy, from her grateful reader, Allan. Love 1990 Chapel Hill, NC." The book was inscribed to the… Read more
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The Banyan Tree

by Nolan, Christopher

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559705110
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$16.10

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New York: Arcade Publishing, 2000. 2000 First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's announcement of the book laid in. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine. Hardcover has small bump tp top front corner, otherwise fresh and fine. Unclipped jacket has slight surface rub but not scuffs, soling, tears, chips or… Read more
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Joseph Warton's Essay on Pope: A History of the Five Editions

by MacClintock, William Darnall

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Knickerbocker Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reissue
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$18.95

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New York: Russell & Russell / Atheneum Publishers, 1971. 1971 Reissue of the work first published in 1933. NEAR FINE hardcover (published without a jacket). A clean, well-bound copy. Laid into the book is slip publisher's review slip, The reviewer number is stamped on the front free endpaper - the book is otherwise unmarked. Light foxing to top page edge… Read more
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