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PALACE WALK

by Mahfouz, Naguib | translated by William M. Hutchins and Olive E. Kenny

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1989
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Very Good binding
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$800.00

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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1989. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. Signed and inscribed by Mahfouz on the half title.. Octavo. [8], 498, [4] pp. First English language edition. As issued, backed in cloth over boards with dust jacket. Faint staining to the fore-edge and a bit on the top edge of the… Read more
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New York: Richards and Company, 1846. Hard Cover. near Good binding. Octavo. 48 pp. Stitched into yellow, printed wrappers, all in later quarter leather over flexible boards. Wrappers are quite stained with some tidelines on the rear wrapper and a few leaves into the pamphlet; pages edges are worn; a few pencil notes on the first preface page… Read more
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$400.00
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Richmond: Aug. Davis, 1799. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Octavo. [12], 468, xxiv (appendix I), 32 (appendix II), 15 (index), [1 (blank)] pp. Second edition. Bound in contemporary sheep with morocco title label on the spine. General rubbing to the binding; corners softened and worn; contemporary owner name (A. Claiborne) on the front free endpaper; contents toned and… Read more
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$300.00
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THE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT TO THE PRESENT DAY (4 Volumes, Complete)

by Burk, John | volume four continued by Skelton Jones and L. H. Girardin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1804, 1805, 1816
Condition
Good binding
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$3,000.00

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Petersburg, VA: printed for the author, by Dickson & Pescud [and] M. W. Dunnavant, 1804, 1805, 1816. Full Leather. Good binding. Octavo. Vol. I: ii, iv, 348; II: 335, [1 (blank)], lxii; III: 469; IV: viii, 538, xv, [1 (blank)], [1 (errata)], [1 (blank)] pp. Folding plate. First edition. In contemporary calf. Fairly solid copies… Read more
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THE WORM OF OUROBOROS: A ROMANCE

by Eddison, E. R. | illustrated by Keith Henderson

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good binding
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$300.00

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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1926. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Good dust jacket. Octavo. xviii, 445 pp. First American edition. Publisher's black cloth with strikingly illustrated dust jacket. Binding is a trifle silverfished at the edges and there is some light staining to the bottom inch of the front board; internally a clean copy with all of… Read more
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JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE NIGHT

by Celine, Louis-Ferdinand | translated by John H. P. Marks

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1934
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Very Good binding
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$300.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1934. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. [8], 509 pp. First American edition. As issued, in publisher's cloth. Light shelfwear to the binding, including a bit of fraying at the spine ends as well as some sunning to the spine; top corners bumped with some fraying to the points; the binding is solid… Read more
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$300.00
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POEMS FROM THE NOVEL

by Crane, George

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$250.00

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(Tannerville, NY): printed by Leonard Seaston at the Tideline Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Quarto. [64] pp. Limited edition, number 8 of 75 copies, signed by Crane on the colophon. As issued, in quarter cream paper with gray paper over boards; the body of the text is printed on the recto of each page with a… Read more
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Merrymount Press] THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON, with a Life of the Author and Illustrations (4 Volumes, Complete)

by Milton, John | decorations by W. A. Dwiggins; plates after John Flaxman

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1908
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$750.00

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Boston: printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press for R. H. Hinkley Company, 1908. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Octavo. Volume I: [viii], 284, [2]; II: [viii], 251, [3]; III: [viii], 274, [2]; IV: xiv, 247, [3] pp., plates, Limited edition, number 4 of 555 copies. Full bound in publisher's deluxe full pigskin deeply stamped in… Read more
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THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS

by Timlin, William M.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1923)
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$1,500.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co, (1923). Vellum Binding. near Very Good binding. Folio. 96 leaves. First and only edition, one of 2000 copies. As issued, backed in cream parchment with gray paper boards; gilt title vignette stamped to the spine and title stamped in dark gray on the front board. A fairly nice copy of a notable… Read more
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$1,500.00
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ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

by Kesselring, Joseph

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$450.00

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New York: Random House, 1941. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. [8], 187 pp., plates. First edition, thus. As issued in coarse beige cloth with title and skull and bones vignette in purple and black on the front cover and spine. A very nice copy with some toning to the endpapers and some light… Read more
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$450.00
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MAKE IT NEW: ESSAYS BY EZRA POUND

by Pound, Ezra

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Good binding
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$65.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1934. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. viii, 407, [1] pp. First edition. In teal course grain cloth with title in gold on the spine; light wear to the corners and spine ends; spine is somewhat darkened with a rubbed spot; scattered marginalia and underlining in pencil and ink, otherwise, Very Good. Gallup A36a.
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THE NEW VIRGINIA JUSTICE, COMPRISING THE OFFICE AND AUTHORITY OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA....

by Hening, William Waller

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1795
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$450.00

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Richmond: T. Nicolson, 1795. Full Leather. near Very Good binding. Octavo. [16], 456, [10 (index)], xxiv, 32, [19], [1 (blank)] pp. First edition. Bound in contemporary calf with morocco title label on the spine; front board is discreetly reattached; lacking both free endpapers; two leaves of the preface are missing the top corner but not affecting any text;… Read more
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TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF BIRD & BULL: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1958-1979

by Taylor, W. Thomas and Henry Morris

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$125.00

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W. Thomas Taylor | Bird & Bull Press, 1980. Quarter Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. 108, [2] pp. Limited edition, number 259 of 350 copies. Backed in yellow levant goat with patterned paper over boards with leather tipped corners; leather is a trifle soiled or sun-darkened else nearly fine. A beautifully printed bibliography for what is now the… Read more
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SKETCHES OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF PATRICK HENRY

by Wirt, William

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1817
Condition
Very Good binding
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$600.00

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Philadelphia: James Webster, 1817. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Octavo. xv, [1], 427, [1], xii, [1, (errata)] pp. First edition. Contemporary sheep with morocco title label on the spine. A presentable copy with light rubbing to the binding; corners are softened; contemporary owner name on the top of the title page; another owner name on the recto of… Read more
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Confederate Imprint] THE FIRST YEAR OF THE WAR

by Pollard, Edward A.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1862
Condition
near Good binding
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$350.00

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Richmond: West & Johnston, 1862. Soft Cover. near Good binding. Octavo. viii, 17-374 pp. First edition. Stitched in yellow printed wrappers. The front wrapper is detached and both wrappers are rubbed and faded with chipping to the extremities; contemporary owner name is faintly legible on top of the front cover; rear free endpaper is largely removed; nevertheless, the… Read more
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Confederate Imprint] RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS, REVISED AND IMPROVED. Vol. II: School of the Battalion

by Hardee, W. J.

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Published
[1861]
Condition
Very Good binding
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$750.00

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Mobile: S. G. Goetzel & Co., [1861]. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Square 32mo. 232 pp., plates, some folding. Fifth edition. "The only copy-right edition" at the head of the title page. Backed in red morocco with cloth over boards. Publisher's notice touting this being the "copyright edition" laid down on the front pastedown. Lacking Volume I. Binding… Read more
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HISTORY OF KERSHAW'S BRIGADE, with Complete Roll of Companies, Biographical Sketches, Incidents, Anecdotes, etc.

by Dickert, D. Augustus | introduction by Y. J. Pope

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good binding
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$2,250.00

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Newberry, SC: Elbert H. Aull Company, 1899. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. 583, [1 (blank)], 5 (index), [1 (blank)], 2 (errata) pp., 10 plates. First edition. In gray cloth with title in gold on the spine--likely an early 20th century rebinding. Largely a clean, bright copy; spine titling is somewhat faded and difficult to read; top corner… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF SERVICE WITH, JOHN YATES BEALL, C.S.N.

by Baker, W. W. | edited by Douglas Southall Freeman

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$600.00

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Richmond: The Richmond Press, 1910. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. 69 pp.; two portraits including the frontispiece. First Edition inscribed by Baker on the front pastedown; unfortunately, the recipient's name has been abraded away. Green cloth with title stamped in gold on the front cover. A very bright copy with only very lightly rubbed corners… Read more
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BEER WILL HELP YOUR SHAKE: The Recollections of a Ninety-two Year Old Papermaker

by Glanville, Harry and Peter and Donna Thomas

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$200.00

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Oxford: Alembic Press with Peter and Donna Thomas, 1990. Soft Cover. Near Fine binding. Half-sheet octavo. 25, [7] pp. Limited edition, number 103 of 114 copies. As issued, sewn on thick parchment thongs with calligraphic writing mimicking manuscript waste, and laced into heavy handmade paper wrappers with printed paper title label on the front cover. Printed in blue… Read more
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GOLF IN AMERICA, a Practical Manual

by Lee, James P.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1895
Condition
Good+ binding
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$1,100.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1895. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. vi, 5-194 pp., plates. First edition. In publisher's yellow cloth with vignette title stamped in green and silver on the front cover and the spine. Covers soiled as is so often the case; spine darkened; corners softened; contemporary owners name and date on the front free endpaper;… Read more
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