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Our Album of Authors: A Cyclopedia of Popular Literary People

by M'Alpine, Frank

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1888
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Philadelphia: Elliott & Beezley, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. 416pp. Brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front and the spine, color illustration affixed to front panel, all edges gilt. Floral endpapers. With several portrait illustrations. Light wear to spine ends, mild fading to spine. A bright near fine copy. ; Quarto.
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Jules Verne. A Biography

by Verne, Jean Jules

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1976
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London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 245pp. Cloth. A fine copy in very good dustjacket with light fading to spine panel, fading to rear panel, and mild edge wear.; Octavo.
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Scoundrel Time. (Special Limited Edition)

by Hellman, Lillian

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1976
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Special edition reserved for the friends of the auhtor and Little, Brown and Company. 155pp. Cloth. Signed by Hellman on the limitation page. Spine panel faded but with lettering perfectly readable, upper corner tip bruised. A near fine copy in the original acetate dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author.
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The Big Swingers

by Fenton, Robert W.

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1967
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. 258pp. Mustard cloth stamped in green on the spine. The first full-scale biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Includes compilations, letters, documents, synopses, lists of characters, plots and themes. Profusely illustrated with b/w pictures. Tiny tear to spine panel else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with tiny scrapes to… Read more
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James Russell Lowell and His Friends

by Hale, Edward Everett

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1899
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. viii, 303pp. Cloth. With portraits, facsimiles, and other illustrations. A couple of faint spots to covers else a fine copy.; Octavo.
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Intimate Memoirs. Including Marie-Jo's Book

by Simenon, Georges

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1984
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1984. First US Edition. Hardcover. 815pp. Cloth backed boards. Remainder mark to bottom edge, spine head a bit pushed in. A near fine copy in near fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.
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Men of Popular Music

by Ewen, David

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1945
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New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Armed Services Edition T-4. Oblong format. Tiny chip and very mild fading to spine. A near fine copy. ; Small octavo.
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I Was Looking for a Street

by Willeford, Charles

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1988
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0881501123
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Woodstock, VT: The Countryman Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. A memoir by the author of the hardboiled detective series Hoke Moseley. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket with short creases to rear panel. ; Octavo.
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Black Beech and Honeydew: An Autobiography

by Marsh, Ngaio

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1965
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth. Name on front free endpaper. Light fading to board edges. A near fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with a closed tear to rear panel. ; Octavo.
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Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die

by Nevins, Francis M., Jr.

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1988
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New York: The Mysterious Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 613pp. Cloth backed boards. A biography of the master of suspense. Spine a bit pushed in. A near fine copy in near fine dustjacket with light shelf wear. ; Octavo.
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Lincoln's Last Day. (John E. Boos' One of a Kind Copy)

by Starr, John W., Jr.

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Hardcover. 92pp printed on coated paper on the recto only. Half morocco over cloth, spine lettered in gold, all edges sprinked, red endpapers. John Boos' red ex-libris printed on the verso of the title. Lincoln's portrait is printed in red on the background of every fourth leaf. The illustrations differ from the original… Read more
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Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir. (Signed Copy with Original Drawing by Ernest Franklin)

by Hillerman, Tony

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2001
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New York: Harper Collins Publishers (HarperCollinsPublishers), 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 341pp. Cloth backed boards. Signed by Tony Hillerman on the title page and with stunning portrait of the author by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin done in watercolor pencils on the half title page. A fine copy in fine dustjacket with a tiny crease to rear flap. Comes in the… Read more
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The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay by His Nephew. In Two Volumes

by Trevelyan, George Otto

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1876
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. xi, 475pp; viii, 480pp. Contemporary brown half calf over cloth, spines with five raised bands, gilt decorations, and morocco labels lettered in gold, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece. Likely Selkirk historian Thomas Craig-Brown's copy with a Selkirk, Scotland bookplate and his signature on it. There is a handwritten… Read more
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A Memoir of the Right Hon. William Edward Hartpole Lecky. (John Lawson Stoddard's Copy with a Poignant Inscription on the Front Free Endpaper)

by Lecky, Elisabeth

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1909
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, 379pp. Black cloth stamped in gold on the spine panel. Portrait frontispiece and three portraits from photographs. The front free endpaper inscription reads: 'John L. Stoddard / Azzano, / Lake Como, Italy / 1910. / To no author am I more indebted for illuminating / and stimulating information than… Read more
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Avec Hugo

by Pratt, Silvina; Bocquet, Josè Luis

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2005
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Flammarion, 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 279pp. Life with Hugo Pratt as told by his daughter. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Faint creases on the spine else a fine copy. Text in French. ; Octavo.
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Q. Curtii Rufi de rebus gestis Alexandri Magni libri superstites cum freinshemii supplementis, suis variorumque notis illustravit A. Huguet

by Quintus Curtius Rufus

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1834
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Paris: Excudit C. L. F. Panckoucke, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Nova scriptorum Latinorum bibliotheca". Complete in two volumes. xii, 290pp; 288pp. Later brown half cloth over marbled boards. Scattered foxing to text blocks, law firm unobtrusive stamps on titles and last leaves, old stain affecting the top edge of some of the leaves of volume I, a touch of… Read more
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The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Collected and Edited by Roger Ingpen. With Illustrations

by Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Ingpen, Robert, ed

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1909
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. lviii, 479pp; xvi, [480]-1020pp. Blue half calf over marbled boards, spines with red morocco labels lettered in gold, raised bands, and elaborately decorated in gold, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. The gorgeous bindings are signed by Zaehnsdorf on the verso of the front free… Read more
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G. F. Watts

by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

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N.D.
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Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company, N.D.. Hardcover. 75, [1]p. Green decorated cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. The biography of English painter and sculptor George Frederick Watts. Short inscription on front free endpaper, some wear to edges. A very good copy. ; Octavo.
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William Cobbett

by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

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1926
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1926. First US Edition. Hardcover. 254pp. Green cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Short inscription to front free endpaper, a few tiny spots to spine. Internally clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo.
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One Good Turns Deserves Another

by Neely, Kate J.

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1870
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Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. One of the Proverb Series. 173pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. Frontispiece, engraved title, and two inserted plates with illustrations. Collects twelve short stories. Owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, light spine slant, mild edge wear. A very good- copy.… Read more
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