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image of Hill's Manual of Social Business Forms: A Guide to Correct Writing, Showing How to Express Written Thought Plainly, Elegantly and Correctly

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Chicago: Hill Standard Book Co, 1881. Hardcover. 401pp + [3]pp of advertisement. Engraved frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Includes sections on penmanship, spelling, use of capital letters, punctuation, composition, writing for the press, proof-reading, epistolary correspondence, notes of invitation, cards, commercial forms, legal business forms, family records, synonyms, short-hand writing, epitaphs, the laws of etiquette, book-keeping, valuable tables of reference, writing… Read more
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Saunterings

by Warner, Charles D.

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Published
1872
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 289pp + [2]pp of advertisements. Green cloth stamped in blind and gold, all edges stained red. A series of travel sketches in Europe, including Rome and Sorrento. Light wear to edges. About near fine. ; 12mo.
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Moran: Fire & Steel

by Holter. Wayne V.

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$96.00

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Boonsboro, MD: Wayne V. Holter, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 143, [1]p. Brown faux leather stamped in gold. An appreciation of the knife artistry of William F. Moran, Jr. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Light fading to lettering on spine else a fine copy. ; Quarto.
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Nugent's Connect the Dots: Educational Drawing and Painting Book

by Nugent, A. W.

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Published
1931
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1931. First Edition. Stapled wraps. Unpaginated. Original pictorial wrappers. Large tear to title and first leave. All the drawings are completed in pencil. A very good- copy. ; Oblong quarto.
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Il costume di casa: evidenze e misteri dell'ideologia italiana

by Eco, Umberto

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Published
1973
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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Milano: Valentino Bompiani, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. 334pp. Collects forty-nine short essays. Text block is toned, date in pen on title page, faint creases to spine. A very good+ copy. Text in Italian. Contursi A013.; Octavo.
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image of The Golden Manual: or, Guide to Catholic Devotion, Public and Private, Compiled from Approved Sources

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London: Burns & Lambert, 1858. Hardcover. xii, 821pp. Full brown morocco, covers stamped in blind and black and with inserted metal decorations, spine with raised bands stamped in blind and gold, gilt gauffered edges, inner gilt dentelles, metal clasp. Frontispiece and nine inserted plates with illustrations. Some wear to spine but overall a very good+ copy, which was nicely… Read more
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$360.00
image of Breviarium romanum ex decreto SS. Concilii tridentini restitutum, S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII., Urbani VIII, et Leonis XIII, auctoritate recognitum, cum officiis sanctorum novissime per Summos Pontifices usque ad hanc diem concessis. Pars Aestiva

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Tornaci Nerviorum: Typis Societatis S. Joannis Evangelistae, Desclée, Lefebbre et Socii, 1884. Hardcover. 628, 303, [28], 74pp. Full black morocco decorated in gold on the sides, spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, silk bookmarks. Text in Latin in two columns printed in black and red. The flyleaf is missing but otherwise a… Read more
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$180.00
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Attitude: An Adult Paperdoll Book. (Signed Presentation Copy)

by Tierney, Tom

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Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Unpaginated. Signed and inscribed on the first page to radio host celebrity Ralph Gardner: "To Ralph Gardner / Remember, TINKER-BELL LIVES! / Tom Tierney." From the blurb: "Attitude is particularly useful at parties when one is meeting a motley assortment of people. And a motley crew it is, assembled here… Read more
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Diario di Snoopy 1997-1998. (Vintage Snoopy Italian Student Planner)

by Schulz, Charles M.

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Published
1997
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$72.00

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VIRCA, 1997. Hardcover. Pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. An unused Snoopy student planner for the 1997/1998 school years. Complete with two leaves of Snoopy stickers (34 stickers total). Small faint stain to the lower corner of the first few leaves, old price sticker to back cover. A near fine copy. ; 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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Hardcover. xv, [v], 312pp. Boards. "A gay excursion into the life of Sherlock Holmes... How did he collect his books? Avoid his dentist? Arrange his social life? Why did he take cocaine?", and much more. Collects writings by Vincent Starrett, Howard Haycraft, Heywood Broun, Christopher Morley, Rex Stout, Dorothy L. Sayers, Fletcher Pratt, Carolyn Wells, Alexander Woolcott, and many… 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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Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
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$420.00

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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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Canyon de Chelly. (Signed Special Artist's Edition)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
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$480.00

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Buffalo Medicine Books, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Special Artist's Edition. Limited to 10 numbered copies, this being #9. Quarter leather over Navajo patterned cloth, spine lettered in gold. Signed by Tony Hillerman and Ernest Franklin on the limitation page. A beautiful original watercolor by Ernest Franklin is bound in before the title page. Illustrations by Ernest Franklin. A fine… Read more
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The Father Christmas Letters

by Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel

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Published
1976
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780395249819
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$90.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976. First US Edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. Off-white pictorial cloth stamped in green and red on the front panel and the spine panel. A series of letters created by Tolkien and addressed to his own children. Edited by Baillie Tolkien. With color illustrations. A bright fine copy in very good dustjacket with fading to spine panel… Read more
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History and the Rhymes of the Lost Battalion. (Signed and Inscribed)

by McCollum, L. C.

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Published
1929
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$48.00

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Columbus, OH: L. C. McCollum Company, 1929. Softcover. 138pp. Limp suede lettered in gold, silk moiree endpapers. Signed and inscribed by L. C. McCollum on the half-title: "Boston, Mass. / 12/11/31 / To George G. Harden / with sincere / good wishes / "Buck Private" McCollum." With sketches by Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer. A fine copy in… Read more
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Words, Weather and Wolfmen: Conversations with Tony Hillerman. (Signed Limited Edition.)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Gallup, NM: The Southwesterner / Books, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Franklin, Ernest. Edition limited to 350 numbered copies, this being #9. Signed by Tony Hillerman, Ernest Franklin, and Ernie Bulow on the limitation page. Tan cloth lettered in gold on the spine, pictorial endpapers. xii, 124, [10]pp. Art by Ernest Franklin. A fine copy in fine dustjacket.… Read more
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

by Macaulay, Thomas Babington

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$210.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. Hardcover. Complete in five volumes. 610pp; 610pp; 565pp; 600pp; 565pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands, gold decorations and lettering, top edges gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Bindings are signed by Blackwell on the verso of the front free endpapers and were made for Brentano's. Engraved portrait frontispiece… Read more
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My Life and Hard Times and Other Observations

by Thurber, James

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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London: The Folio Society, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 253pp. Cloth. Introduction by Tim Wilkinson. Illustrations by the author. Light fading to spine panel as usual. A near fine copy in fine slipcase. ; Octavo.
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image of The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay On His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq

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London: Printed by Luke Hansard for J. Johnson, J. Nichols, et al., 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete twelve volume set. Contemporary full tree calf, spines with gilt decorations and red and black leather labels lettered in gold, board edges with gold decorations, edges sprinkled. With the armorial bookplate of George Tudor on the front pastedown endpapers. Internally clean. Four… Read more
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History of the Conquest of Peru, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas. In Two Volumes

by Prescott, William Hickling

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Published
1847
Edition
First US Edition
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$420.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847. First US Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes. xl, 527pp; xix, [i], 547pp. Contemporary full calf bindings ruled in gold on the covers, gilt decorations on the edges, spines with five raised bands, elaborately decorated in gilt, and with red and green calf labels lettered in gold, inner dentelles in blind, marbled edges and marbled… Read more
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