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The Happy Fields: A Country Record

by Martin, E.M.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1917. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Edith Lister (1867-1938). [ii] 94 p.p. Quarter bound in buckram, paper boards, gilt title in frame on front cover. Inner hinge cracked after third leaf. Edges tanned and roughly cut, title page uncut at head. Offsetting to FFEP. Light intermittent foxing. Privately printed by A.H. Bullen… Read more
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Fantod IV: 3 Books from Fantod Press. The Abandoned Sock, The Disrespectful Summons, and the Lost Lions

by Gorey, Edward

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Minotavros Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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CA$634.79

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New York: The Fantod Press, 1973. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 6" x 5" [1971-1973]. Original pictorial wrappers. Saddle stitch. Limited Edition of 526 copies, twenty six of these copies are lettered and signed by the author [this copy is unsigned and unlettered]. Lacks issued envelope The Abandoned Sock (Dated 1971): [16] leaves. With fourteen illustrations accompanied… Read more
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The Tuning Fork

by Gorey, Edward [as Eduard Blutig]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$230.49

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[New York]: The Fantod Press, 1990. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Original pictorial wrappers. This is copy no. 165 of 500 copies, 32 unnumbered pages with [14] leaves of illustrations. Signed by Gorey as Mrs. Regera Dowdy. Small stain to upper front cover. Light rubbing to covers. Interior clean, bright. A near fine copy.
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The Reckoning and Other Poems

by Martin, E.M. [Pseud. of Edith Lister. 1867-1938]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1928
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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CA$56.68

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Shaftesbury: The High House Press, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 16mo. Original decorative paper boards with red fleur de lys and vellum spine. This is copy no. 89 of 150 limited copies printed on mould-made paper. The press work was done by a school master James Edwin Masters, and is typeset by his wife Beatrice at their… Read more
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Dreams in Wartime: A Faithful Record

by Martin, E.M. [Pseud. of Edith Lister. 1867-1938]

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Stratford-on-Avon: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 18mo. Grey pasteboard one-quarter bound with green buckram spine. Deckle edges. 63 p.p. A dream record kept by the author since the Great War, and written each morning. Contains an essay Concerning Dreams, and six dream sequences. Off-white stains to boards. Small dent to front fore-edge, and… Read more
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La Balade Troublante

by Gorey, Edward

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Minotavros Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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CA$188.93

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[New York]: The Fantod Press, 1991. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Original wrappers. [32] unnumbered leaves, illustrated with stick-figures and French captions. Signed by Gorey on title-page. Spine and top-edge of rear cover sunned, with a line sunned across middle of front cover. Interior crisp, clean. A very good copy.
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The Stupid Joke

by Gorey, Edward

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Minotavros Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$226.71

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The Fantod Press, 1990. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 6" x 5" No jacket. Paperback. Unpaginated. Copy 343 out of 500. Small stain to front cover. Signed by translator on rear endpaper. A fine copy of book. Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books. His pen-and-ink drawings often depict Victorian and Edwardian… Read more
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The Universal Solvent

by Gorey, Edward

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
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CA$151.14

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The Fantod Press, 1990. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 18mo (large). No jacket. Unpaginated. Very light browning along edges of covers. Signature from author to title page. A fine copy of book. Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books.His characteristic pen-and-ink drawings often depict scenes in Victorian and Edwardian times.
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Ladies' Mistakes: Cupid's Changeling; A Stitch in Time; Love's Progress

by Laver, James

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Published
1933
Condition
Fair
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Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1933. Hard Cover. Fair. Lowinsky, Thomas. 8vo. 107 p.p. 9 illustrations throughout book. Paper spine label. Lower half of spine worn, previously repaired with glue. Some soiling and sporadic scratches to boards. Occasional foxing to endpapers, interior clean. Bookplate of Harold Brown on front endpaper. Otherwise a good copy.
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