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PROPERTY FROM SERENDIPITY BOOKS: Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 9 am, Simulcast Auction, Los Angeles & San Francisco

by Bonhams

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First Edition
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2012
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San Francisco: Bonhams, 2012. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Quarto, pp: 74, (6); describes 271 lots, illustrated throughout. Bound in color-pictorial. stiff wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25" The sale featured modern fiction, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, Carl Sandburg's guitar, &c.
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THE REHEARSAL. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. By George, late Duke of Buckingham

by [Villiers, George]

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Published
1777
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 19pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25" George Villiers, second Duke of. Buckingham, wrote "The Rehearsal" to satirize John Dryden and the genre of heroic drama.
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THE CHANCES. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Beaumont [Francis] & Fletcher [John]

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Published
1780
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London: Harrison & Co and J. Wenman, 1780. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 21pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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THE BEAUX STRATAGEM. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Written by Mr. Farquhar

by Farquhar [George]

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1778
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London: J. Wenman, 1778. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 23pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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THE SUSPICIOUS HUSBAND. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. By Dr. Hoadly

by Hoadly [Benjamin]

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1777
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 22pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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THE INCONSTANT; OR, THE WAY TO WIN HIM. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Farquhar, George

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1777
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 20pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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THE DRUMMER; OR, THE HAUNTED HOUSE. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Addison [Joseph]

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Published
1777
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 20pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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THE BUSY BODY. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Centlivre, Mrs. [Susannah]

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Published
1777
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 22pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25
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NOTABLE PRINTERS OF ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY. Illustrated with Facsimiles from Early Editions, and with Remarks on Early and Recent Printing

by De Vinne, Theodore Low

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1910
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Hardcover
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New York: Grolier Club, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 210pp; 41 facsimiles of 15th-century printing. Bound in cloth-backed tan boards, gilt cover title; spine ends rubbed, covers lightly smudged. 12.75" x 9.5" This is one of 400 copies printed in 1909.
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THE OSTRICH FOR THE DEFENCE

by Hile, William H.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1912
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Hardcover
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Boston: Geo. H. Ellis Co, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: vii, 324; frontispiece and two more plates from photographs. Bound in pictorial red cloth, stamped in white, black, and gilt. 7.75" x 5". Prior owner's address label on pastedown endpaper. Utopian novel of a lost African race, ruled by a white queen, raising ostriches as a… Read more
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FOURTEEN (14) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER" ISSUED IN 1860. Edited by an Association of Friends

by Society of Friends

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Edition
First Editions
Published
1860
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Softcover
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Philadelphia: Wm. W. Moore, 1860. First Editions. Softcover. Good. 14 issues, each numbering 16 pages, printed on rag paper, drop-title. In addition to some religious content and memorials to Quakers who passed, these issues present a variety of topics: Trench's Lectures on Words; Children's Literature; On "Skeletonizing"; Cuttle Fish; Fresh Water Sponges; Chemical Affinity; Household Science--Tea; Presidential Election… Read more
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FOUR LIVES IN PARIS. With a Foreword by Glenway Wescott

by Ford, Hugh

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0865472505
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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. pp: xxiii, 286; 59 illustrations from photographs. Bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6" Ford here focuses on four of the American ex-patriates in Paris in the 1920s: George Antheil, Kay Boyle, Harold Stearns, and Margaret Anderson. This is… Read more
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JOHN STEINBECK: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. KENNETH H. HOLMES

by Steinbeck, John / Holmes, Kenneth H.

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First Edition
Published
2013
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Hardcover
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Lillington, NC: Edwards Brothers Malloy, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: x, 596 with index; dvd of the catalogue placed inside rear cover. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. 8.75" x 5.5
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ERNEST HEMINGWAY: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Hemingway, Ernest / Hanneman, Audre

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Edition
Second printing, with corrections
Published
1969
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Hardcover
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ Press, 1969. Second printing, with corrections. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (xiv), 568 with index; 4pp illustrations from title-pages and manuscripts. Bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 9.5" x 6.25
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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott / Bruccoli, Matthew J.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0822932393
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Pittsburgh: Univ of Pittsburgh Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxiii, 369 with index; illustrations from title-pages, dust jackets, etc. Bound in black and blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, blue endpapers, top edges stained blue. 9.5" x 6.5
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES OF SEVEN AUTHORS OF CRAWFORDSVILLE, INDIANA: Lew and Susan Wallace, Maurice and Will Thompson, Mary Hannah and Caroline Virginia Krout, and Meredith Nicholson

by Russo, Dorothy Ritter & Thelma Lois Sullivan

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1952
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Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xv, 486, index; 11 plates. Contains full bibliographical entries and annotations. Bound in red and tan cloth, gilt-decorated spine, top edges gilt. 9.5" x 6
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RICHARD HARDING DAVIS, A BIBLIOGRAPHY: Being a Record of his Literary Life, of his achievements as a Correspondent in Six Wars, and his efforts in behalf of the Allies in the Great War

by Davis, Richard Harding / Quinby, Henry Cole

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1924
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Hardcover
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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xxi, 294; frontispiece and 31 plates of illustrations from Harding's published works. Bound in green cloth, gilt spine and cover lettering. top edges gilt. 9.25" x 6" Limited to 1,000 copies, type distributed.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING [with] SUPPLEMENT TO BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING

by Kipling, Rudyard / Livingston, Flora V.

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Edition
First Editions
Published
1938
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Original Cloth
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NY / Cambridge: Edgar H. Wells / Harvard U Press, 1938. First Editions. Original Cloth. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: xviii, 523; xv, 333. Facsimiles of Kipling title-pages; index in each volume. Bound in brown cloth, gilt spine titles. 8.5" x 5.75" Prior owner's address label and name in both volumes.
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Fitchburg [MA]: Printed at the Fitchburg Sentinel Office, 1868. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 26pp. Bound in printed green wrappers, sewn. 8.5" x 5.5
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GEORGE JOHN WHYTE-MELVILLE, THE NOVELIST OF SOCIETY

by Whyte-Melville, George John

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First Edition
Published
1871
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London: Vanity Fair, 1871. First Edition. Very Good. Full-color print, published as Men of the Day, No. 32, in the September 23, 1871 issue of "Vanity Fair". Image is 12" x 7.5". Includes the leaf of biographical text.
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