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THE AWFUL HISTORY OF BLUEBEARD: ORIGINAL DRAWING BY W.M. THACKERAY

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1924
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited
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$150.00

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New York: Jerome Kern, 1924. This is a limited printing of a Christmas gift - privately printed for the famous song writer and book collector, Jerome Kern. The printing is limited to only 83 copies of which this is number 53. There is an Introduction by Temple Scott, and notes on the Bluebeard Legend by Charles Vale. The book was… Read more
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The Town of Cranberry Isles

by Spurling, Ted

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$19.99

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Brownville, VT: Theodore And Cara Spurling, 1986. "A Thumbnail Sketch of Five Maine Islands." 24 pages. Small price sticker on back cover. Light foxing at edges. Otherwise, a bright, tight, and clean copy of this book. Beautiful etchings and illustrations throughout and on cover. . Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Crooker, Rose Russo. 24mo -… Read more
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My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions, Songs and Ballads of Conviviality

by Shay, Frank (collector)

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1936
Condition
Good
Edition
New Omnibus Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: The Macaulay Company, 1936. Bumped and worn corners. Foxing on front end paper. Top edge of jacket ragged, torn and chipped. Soil on jacket. Chipping at bottom of spine of jacket.. New Omnibus Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Illus. by Held, John Jr.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Fable Nook and Story Book

by Crane, Walter (artist)

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1901
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$125.00

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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1901. A Collection of Catchy Rhymes and Amusing Stories for the Little Ones. Chipping around edges. Bumped and worn corners. Soil on front illustration. Soil and chipping on back illustration. 1 1/2 crushed at top of fron cover. Wear at extremities. Christmas presentation card glued in by fromer owner on front end paper.. Hard… Read more
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Salome

by Wilde, Oscar

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1907
Condition
Good Plus
Item Price
$150.00

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London: John Lane, 1907. Incomplete. Lacks four plates but has the suppressed title page. Some rubbing of covers. Some wear at extremities. Glue darkening inside covers and on end papers.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Beardsley, Aubrey. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Nothing to Do: An Accompaniment to Nothing to Wear By A Lady

by Howard, Justin H.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1857
Condition
Good
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Wiley & Halsted, 1857. Rare. Wear around edges. Wear at all extremities. Presentation on front end paper. Foxing throughout. 1 inch stains at bottom right of all pages.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by By the Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Glimpses of English History

by Pell, Herbert Claiborne Pell

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$44.00

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New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1967. Inscribed by the artist on the front end paper, "For Bill Post & his brilliant wife from their admiring old friend. 1967". Light soil and very small tears on jacket. Gray cloth bound. Gilt lettered spine. A clean and solid copy. Lovely illustrations by Olive Bigelow Pell (including front cover). . Inscribed By… Read more
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How to Be Happy Though All Goes Wrong

by Bode, J.C.P.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1911
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$25.00

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Hartford, CT: J.C.P. Bode, 1911. Charming little book, with hand-colored cover illustration and bound with yarn. Atttractive, despite stained and soiled covers. Nickat bottom of spine. Name on front cover. Book's contents are in Good-Good+ condition 47pp.. Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Wood-Side and Sea-Side

by D. Appleton and Company

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1869
Condition
Very Good Minus
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. 1/2 inch peeled from top front corner. Top back corner bumped. Light peeling at top of back cover. Christmas greeting on front end paper. Some light foxing. 1/2 inch chipped out bottom of page 8.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Songs of Bilitis

by Louys, Pierre; Bird, H.M. (trans)

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1931
Condition
Good
Item Price
$25.00

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Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. Love songs of sorts. Bumped corners. Sunning around the edges and at the top of the covers and on spine. Scratches on top of spine. Slight wear on the back cover.. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Denton. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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