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The Story of Chinese Fashion/The Story of Silk
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The Story of Chinese Fashion/The Story of Silk

China (?). Wooden. Very good. 16mo (7" x 4-1/2"). Accordion book with brown wood covers, green textured chop on upper, head/tail edges black, fore-edges folding. 25 printed pages (reverse sides blank) containing 12 color prints on silk with paper backing and 13 pages of text on paper in Chinese and poor English. Professional (almost invisible) tear repair to verso of middle text page. Paste-down endpapers bubbling (water or glue issues?), but firmly attached.

$165.00

Friends Of A Feather
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Friends Of A Feather

By Cosby, Bill

New York: Harper Collins, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Erika Cosby. 8vo (9" x 10"). Signed by author on half-title page, rest of text block tight and unmarked.

$45.00

Mayan and Mexican Origins
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Mayan and Mexican Origins

By Wiener, Leo

Cambridge Massachusetts: Privately printed, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Folio (13" x 9-1/2"). xxvii, [1], 203 [1]pp. 1/300. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and date to spine. Text block tight and unmarked, glassine to title-page and tissue protection to all illustrations present. Slipcase worn with corners bumped, glassine present but faded and is missing pieces, however the book remains near fine. Printed under the direction of Carl Purington Rogers (printer to the Yale University Press 1920-1948).

$375.00

The Story of Bermuda
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The Story of Bermuda

By Strode, Hudson

New York: Harrison, Smith, 1932. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Good +. 8vo (9" x 6-1/2"). xx, [2], 23-374. Signed by author on half-title page. Hinges loose, but holding, spine faded, head/tail 1/8" missing. PO book plate to paste-down endpaper. text block tight and unmarked.

$30.00

Hazel
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Hazel

By Key, Ted

New York: E.P. Dutton, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo (8" x 6"). Spine missing, 1"-2" deterioration of cover cloth to upper and lower covers, worm damage to free endpaper, half-title and THE Letters. PO (executive with Wise, Smith & Co. - department store in Hartford Connecticut) name to free endpaper. TWO hysterically funny hand written letters (with stamped, canceled (1946) and addressed envelope to PO) allegedly from Hazel. "Dear Toots. Here are the pictures I promised you. Please treat them with the respect they deserve", "P.S. I suppose the first thing you'll do is run and show them to your wife" etc. Stamp at bottom of second letter with real sender's information.

$95.00

Court and Society; From Elizabeth To Anne
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Court and Society; From Elizabeth To Anne

By Montagu, William (The Duke of Manchester)

London: Hurst and Blackett, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Two volumes. [14], [1]-405, [4]; [12], [1]-438, [4] pp. Contemporary blue calf binding by Zaemnsdorf with gilt lines to edges, spine with five bands, date, tan and red leather labels, gilt decorations, top edges gilt. Dentelles, marbled endpapers, volume one previous book seller information (in pencil) to verso of free endpaper, rest of text blocks tight and unmarked.

$325.00

Between You And Me
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Between You And Me

By Wallace, Mike

New York: Hyperion, 2005. Advance Reading Copy. Paperback. Very good. 8vo. 276pp. Inscribed by author on half-title page, otherwise text block tight and unmarked. Includes loose signature card of coauthor.

$25.00

Ain't, But It Can Be
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Ain't, But It Can Be

By Phears, Bill

Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. 8vo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). 290pp. Inscribed by author on free endpaper. DJ 1/4" tears to head/tail of spine, corners showing wear, in Mylar. Text block tight and unmarked. 8vo.

$20.00

The Joseph Jacobs Handbook of Familiar Jewish Words and Expressions; For use by anyone calling on the Jewish trade....for making friends with Jewish merchants
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The Joseph Jacobs Handbook of Familiar Jewish Words and Expressions; For use by anyone calling on the Jewish trade....for making friends with Jewish merchants

By Joseph Jacobs Organization

New York: Joseph Jacobs Organization, 1956. First Edition. Pamphlet. Good. Pamphlet (8-1/2" x 3-1/2"). 33pp. Printed on tail of upper cover "with compliments of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Hoffman Beverages. In stiff tan boards and further enclosed in archival envelope. Water stains to upper cover and first four pages. OCLC 191203163.

$75.00

Pilgrim's Progress
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Pilgrim's Progress

By John Bunyan

Chicago: Bible Institute Colportage Association, 1904. Trade Edition. Paperback. Very good. 16mo (6-1/2" x 4-1/2"). 129pp. # 93 in the Moody Colportage Library series. Text block yellowed but tight and unmarked. Covers faded at edges.

$25.00

All About Amos 'n' Andy and Their Creators Correll & Gosden
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All About Amos 'n' Andy and Their Creators Correll & Gosden

By Correll, C.J. and Gosden, F.F.

New York: Rand McNally, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (7-1/2" x 6"). 126pp. Signed by Correll and Gosden including their character name (Amos and Andy) on first blank with PO signature below. Laid in clipping from magazine announcing canceling of show. Shelf wear to covers and corners, spine darkened.

$175.00

Enola Gay
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Enola Gay

By Thomas, Gordon and Witts Max Morgan

New York: Stein and Day, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. 8vo (8-1/2" x 6"). 332pp. Inscribed by Colonel Paul Tibbets (pilot) and Major Tom Ferebee (bombardier) on free end page (11/18/87) and inscribed by Jacob Beser (radar operator) below his photo 2/24/91. Light foxing to top edge and front/rear end pages. Text block tight and unmarked. Price clipped DJ in Mylar with chips to head/tail of spine.

$375.00

Jung A Feminist Revision
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Jung A Feminist Revision

By Rowland, Susan

Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002. Paperback. Very good +/very good +. 4vo (8" x 6"). 186pp. Signed by author on title page.

$35.00

Heimweh nach dem Kurfurstendamm
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Heimweh nach dem Kurfurstendamm

By Von Pem

Berlin: Lothar Blanvalet Verlag, 1952. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 8vo (9" x 5"). 235 [1] pp. Believed to be inscribed in German by hotel owner to guest rest of text block tight and unmarked. DJ in Mylar with slight chipping to head/tail of spine. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.

$15.00

Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation
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Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation

By Jones, Landon Y.

New York: Coward McCann, 1980. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo (9" x 6"). 380pp. Inscribed on free endpaper to ex-wife of critic John W. Aldridge. "For Leslie Westoff- A writer whose own achievements helped inspire this book. From her friend and admirer, Landon Y. Jones". Unclipped DJ, wear to head of spine, in Mylar.

$15.00

Corporate Romance
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Corporate Romance

By Westoff, Leslie Aldridge

New York: Times Books, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good +. 8vo. 246pp. Signed by author Leslie Westoff (ex wife of author and critic John W. Aldridge) on free endpaper. Unclipped DJ in Mylar.

$15.00

The Russians
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The Russians

By Smith, Hedrick

New York: Quadrangle, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 4to (9-1/2" x 6-1/2"). 527pp. Inscribed association copy to Leslie Westoff (ex wife of author and critic John W. Aldridge), rest of text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped DJ in Mylar, upper 3" of spine missing.

$35.00

The Heritage Of Music
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The Heritage Of Music

By Shippen, Katherine & Seidlova, Anca

New York: Viking Press, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Otto Van Eersel. 8vo (9"x 6-1/2"). 331pp. Inscribed by Anca Seidlova-Edwards to a former student. Fifth printing. Unclipped DJ, chips to head/tail of spine and corners, in Brodart.

$25.00