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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

by Sontag, Susan

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Published
2012
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9780374100766
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012. 8.5" X 6" in matte black boards with gilt titles. This book is clean tight, unmarked - excellent inside and out with this exception: tiny dots or specklesmostly at the top of the fore edge (See photos.). This does not look like foxing. Whatever it is, it is the only fault I find with this… Read more
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Shakespeare: The Seven Ages of Human Experience

by Bevington, David

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Published
2005
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Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9781405127530
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2005. 9" X 6" in illustrated heavy paper covers. Moderate shelf wear which has made the covers a bit less glossy, but the contents could scarcely be nicer -clean, tight, fresh-looking, and unmarked: VERY GOOD condition. 264pp.. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Fishing Village of Their Ancestors Was Always in Their Hearts

by Eldred, Charlotte Montalbano

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Published
2007
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Good
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2nd Edition
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J.C Printing, Binghamton, NY, 2007. 8.5" X 5.5" in illustrated heavy paper covers. Clean, tight, unmarked - very nice except short tear in fore edge of front cover: GOOD PLUS condition. 54pp. Illustrated family history.. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket.
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Along the White Pass High Iron

by True, J. D.

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Published
1988
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780945284000
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Lynn Canal Publishing, Skagway, Alaska, 1988. 8.5" X 5.5" in heavy paper covers. Crease across top front corner tip; very minor shelf wear - clean, tight, unmarked: VERY GOOD PLUS or better condition. 103pp. "Personal recollections as recorded in a series of letters to friends and family." regarding the author's experiences as the engineer on the train from Whitehorse in… Read more
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Five Letters of Cortes to the Emperor:1519 -1526

by Cortes, Hernando

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780393098778
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W. W. Norton & Company, 1991. 7.75" X 5.25" in glossy heavy paper covers. Clean, tight, with only minor wear and a tad dusty on top edge, BUT - ink stamped "SAMPLE COPY -NO CHARGE in red on bottom edge: VERY GOOD PLUS. 388pp.. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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PRIVATE LETTERS OF THE WORLD'S GREAT LOVERS

by Georgette, Jeanne

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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Cambridge House, New York, 1943. 7.875" X 5.25" in gray heavy paper covers with dark red titles. Staple binding. Small "dent" near top edge front cover; slightly faded along edges; contents excellent: VERY GOOD condition. 47pp.. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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COURTS & CAMPS OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE Being a Mirror of the Life and Times of the Ideal Gentleman Count Baldassare Castiglione.

by Hare, Christopher

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Published
1908
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Chearles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1908. 8.875" X 6.25" in dark red cloth with gilt titles. Gilding on spine has faded but titles still legible; some tiny light spots on both covers; front hinge starting to crack; wear at spine ends; owner's name in pencil on flyleaf: just GOOD. 297pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.
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Kafka's Other Trial: The Letters to Felice

by Canetti, Elias

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780805235531
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Schocken Books, New York, 1987. 8.25" X 5.625" in brown cloth with gilt titles. Owner's name on flyleaf; otherwise, clean, tight, unmarked: VERY GOOD PLUS condition. 121pp. Jacket worn, chipped, numerous small tears: FAIR MINUS.. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair.
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THE SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAIN

by Merton, Thomas

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Very Good
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5th or later Edition
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Signet [New American Library] New York 7" X 4.25" in heavy paper covers. Half crease across bottom front corner, Tiny bump top of spine; otherwise, clean, tight, unmarked - nice: VERY GOOD PLUS condition. 412pp + 4pp index.. 5th or later Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne NOTES OF TRAVEL Old Manse Edition [4 volumes]

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Published
1900
Condition
Good
Edition
Special Edition
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Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1900. 4 volumes: 7.875" X 5.25" in pink marbled boards and burgundy leather spines and corners. fancy gilt titles and spine decoration; Marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. T 3 of the 4 volumes have a black stain near the foot of the spine where they have been exposed to some liquid. It… Read more
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DREAMS

by Schreiner, Olive

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Very Good
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Geo. M. Hill Co., Chicago 6" X 4.25" in gray-green cloth with gilt spine titles. Art Nouveau style front cover decoration.Bookstore notation in pencil top of flyleaf; tiny bookseller's sticker inside front cover; very slight tanning at outer edges of pages: VERY GOOD condition. 128pp. No date, but probably early 1900s. [CA025]. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER

by De Quincey, Thomas

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Very Good
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Geo. M. Hill Co., Chicago 6" X 4.25" in blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Art Nouveau style front cover decoration.MINOR wear at foot of spine; Bookstore notation in pencil top of flyleaf; tiny bookseller's sticker inside front cover: VERY GOOD or better condition. 215pp. No date, but probably early 1900s. [CA025]. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Journals of Washington Irving, 3 Volumes

by Washington Irving; William P. Trent; George S. Hellman; Mass.) Bibliophile Society (Boston

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780838311028
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$35.00

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Haskell House Pub Ltd, 1979. 3 volumes: 8.75" X 5.75" in red cloth with gilt spine lettering. The gilt lettering has dulled down considerably, although it is still quite legible. Otherwise, these volumes are clean, tight, and unmarked - New looking: VERY GOOD PLUS Or better condition. 225/199/220pp. [3X BD047]. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF MRS. MARY JEMISON

by Seaver, James E.

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
Special Edition
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ALLEGANY PRESS, Ann Arbor, MI, 1967. 5.875" X 3.75" in gray cloth with glossy black spine. Gilt spine lettering. Very light soil; bookplate inside front cover; erasure across top of flyleaf. Otherwise sold, clean, nice. This facsimile of the 1824 original was published in a limited edition of 950 copies of which this is # 178. 189pp. [BD047]. Special Edition.… Read more
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American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1988. 11" X 8.5" in illustrated heavy paper covers with staple binding. Al Hirschfeld cover. LIKE NEW inside and out. Nifty photos from Lemmon's films along with explanatory text. 88pp.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. As New/No Jacket.
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AFI Souvenir Edition DAVID LEAN The Eighteenth Annual Life Achievement Award March 8, 1990

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1990. 11" X 8.5" in illustrated heavy paper covers with staple binding. Nice photo of Lean on the cover. Upper front corner slightly bumped - otherwise excellent: NEAR FINE condition. Nifty photos from Lean's life and films along with explanatory text. 78pp.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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ERNEST HEMINGWAY (American Writers Series)

by O'Connor, Richard

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1971. 8.25" X 5.625" in medium green cloth with silver titles. Clean, tight, unmarked: NEAR FINE or better condition. "Library Edition." Jacket shows minor wear; short tear at top of spine; overall dull appearance: VERY GOOD. Note: NOT ex-library. 143pp. [BE016]. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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J.S. BACH Volume II

by Schweitzer, Albert

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
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$15.00

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The MacMillan Company, New York, 1952. 8.875" X 6" in green cloth with gilt lettering. Top edge a little dusty: VERY GOOD PLUS condition. Jacket is overall moderately soiled; back strip darkened from handling; a little chipping at top of spine; GOOD. 498pp. VOLUME II ONLY.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.
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HELEN KELLER Her Socialist Years

by Foner, Philip S.

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$39.95

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International Publishers, New York, 1967. 8.25" X 5.5" in spiffy dark blue cloth with silver titles. A little soil; one small scuff on back cover; otherwise, clean, tight, unmarked: VERY GOOD PLUS condition. 128pp. [BE016]. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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SENECA RAY STODDARD Versatile Camera Artist

by De Sormo, Maitland C.

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Adirondack Yesteryears, Saranac Lake, NY, 1972. 10.5" X 7.625" in brown cloth with gilt titles. Bookseller's sticker inside front cover; otherwise, pretty much mint condition: FINE PLUS. Jacket - very minor soil and wear: VERY GOOD PLUS or better condition. 190pp. [BE007]. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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