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THE LONG RETREATING DAY; Tales of Twilight and Borderlands

by Gaskin, John

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Published
2006
Condition
fine/fine
ISBN
9781872621968
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$225.00

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Tartarus Press, 2006. Hardcover. fine/fine. Octavo. (24cm x 16cm) 205pp. SIGNED by author on title page. Limited to 450 copies. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.
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$225.00
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Ulysses A Facsimle of the Manuscript

by James Joyce

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine
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$425.00

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New York: Octogon Books, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux in Association with The Philip H.& A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1975. Hardcover. Fine. 28.5 x 22 cm. Quartos. Three volume set bound in blue boards, housed in plain white slipcase. Unpaginated. Small stain to bottom foredge of volume 2.
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$425.00
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The Saturday Evening Post; Jan. 9. 1926

by (F.Scott Fitzgerald)

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Published
1926
Condition
good
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$50.00

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Curtis Publishing Co., 1926. wrappers. good. Magazine.with Norman Rockwell cover. 7 page story of F. Scott Fitzgerald - "Resumption" Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. Mailing label of previous owner on front cover. Soiling to covers with some edge rubbing. Brown mailing label to front cover.Cover has separated from magazine but intact.
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East of Eden

by John Steinbeck

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Published
1980
Condition
fine/fine/very good
Edition
Facsimile edition
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$125.00

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First Edition Library, 1980. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. fine/fine/very good. In original shrinkwrap. Bottom corner of slipcase has been bumped.and shows creases to the slipcase.
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$125.00
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Catch-22

by Joseph Heller

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Condition
fine'fine/fine
Edition
Facsimile edition
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$60.00

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First Edition Library. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. fine'fine/fine. A facsimile edition of the first Simon and Schuester edition. A fine copy in slipcase and box.
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$60.00
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Absalom, Absalom

by William Faulkner

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Condition
fine/fine/fine
Edition
Facsimile edition
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$100.00

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First Edition Library. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. fine/fine/fine. A fine copy in dust jacket and slipcase and in original shrinkwrap. Facsimile edition of the Random House first edition.
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$100.00
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

by Ken Kesey

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Condition
fine/fine/fine
Edition
facsimile edition
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$100.00

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First Edition Library. facsimile edition. Hardcover. fine/fine/fine. Still in original shrinkwrap. A fine copy of this facsimile edition in dust jacket and slipcase.
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$100.00
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Paths of Glory

by Humphrey Cobb

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Published
1935
Condition
very good/good
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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Viking Press, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. very good/good. Small octavo. 20cm x 14cm. Nice copy in a worn dust jacket. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper.
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$35.00
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Herzog

by Saul Bellow

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Edition
First British Edition
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$35.00

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Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1964. First British Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 20 x 13.5 cm. Sm octavo. 341pp. Brown cloth in dust jacket. States First Published in Great Britain 1964 with no additional printings noted. Some soiling to the jacket. There is a stain to the back of the jacket. Original price of 21s net… Read more
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$35.00
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The Housebreaker of Shady Hill and Other Stories

by John Cheever

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 21 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 186pp. Blue boards in price clipped dust jacket. Stated first edition. Some discoloration to the boards. Several closed tears to the jacket with neat tape repairs.
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$30.00
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Caravans

by James A. Michener

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Random House, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 22 x 15 cm. Octavo. 341pp. Black cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title who also inscribed it to the previous owner. Jacket is worn has has tape repairs.
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$75.00
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The Winds of War

by Herman Wouk

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$400.00

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Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 24 x 16 cm. Octavo. 885pp. Red and black boards in dust jacket. Stated first edition. Signed by the author on a laid-in bookplate. Small stain to foredge. Jacket spine is faded, chip out of tail of jacket spine, which… Read more
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$400.00
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Ulysses

by James Joyce

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$400.00

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New York: Random House, 1934. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 21 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 768pp. Bound in grey cloth, lacking dust jacket. Stated first American edition, no additional printings noted. Some soiling to the boards. Previous onwer's name on front free endpaper as well as a small book seller's sticker. Corners are bumped. Binding is tight.… Read more
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$400.00
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The Shadow in the Glass; A Novel Based on the Life of the First Governor of Wisconsin

by August Derleth

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 21 x 14 cm. Octavo. 471pp. Black boards in dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Previous owner's name on title page. Edgewear and some tearing to the jacket. Foxing to inside of the jacket. Original price of $6.95… Read more
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Most Likely to Succeed

by John Dos Passos

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 22 x 15 cm. Octavo. 310pp. Brown boards in dust jacket. This is copy 299 of 1000 copies of the special presentation edition signed by Dos Passos, publshed before the regular edition. Heavy foxing to the jacket. Some chipping to the jacket. Toning to… Read more
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THE MEDIEVAL DRAGON. The Nature of the Beast in Germanic Literature

by LIONARONS, Joyce Tally

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Published
1998
Condition
fine/fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781874312338
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$100.00

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Enfield Lock, Hisarlik Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. 24cm x 16cm) 151pp. A fine copy in dust jacket. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper.
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$100.00
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Winter Reader 2003-2004

by Louise Erdrich

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Published
2003
Condition
fine/fine
Item Price
$250.00

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Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, 2003. Hardcover. fine/fine. Octavo. 23cm x 14cm. Quarter-bound in Japanese Saifu cloth with Japanese cloud paper sides by Campbell-Logan Bindery with an accompanying slipcase. SIGNED by Louise Erdrich on title page. This is copy #36 of 100 copies. Five print in this book are each signed by the artist. Amanda Degener, Bridget… Read more
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$250.00
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Playing Haydn for the Angel Death

by Bill Holm

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Published
1997
Condition
fine
Edition
Limited edition
ISBN
9781879832145
Item Price
$200.00

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Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, 1997. Limited edition. fine. Large octavo. (26cm x 18cm) . Clamshell box. This copy is limited to 57 of 171 copies. 15pp. Loose prints laid in are each signed by the individual artist. With visual interpretations by Barbara Tetenbaum, Gaylord Schanilee, tracy Honn, Bonnie O'Connell, Pati Scobey, Bonnie Stahlecker, Chris Stern, Jules… Read more
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Ireland's Literary Renaissance

by Ernest A. Boyd

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Published
1916
Condition
good
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: John Lane Co., 1916. Hardcover. good. Octavo. (23cm x 15cm) 415pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering to cover and spine. SIGNED by author and dated 1926 on front free endpaper. Front gutter cracked.
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Visionary Milton : Essays on Prophecy and Violence

by Medine, Peter E.

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Published
2010
Condition
very good/verygood
ISBN
9780820704296
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$30.00

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Duquesne University Press, 2010. Hardcover. very good/verygood. octavo.(23cm x 15cm) 346pp. A very nice copy in dust jacket. No markings. Jacket in a protective brodart wrapper.
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