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image of [Genji monogatari / The tale of Genji] Die Geschichte vom Prinzen Genji

[Genji monogatari / The tale of Genji] Die Geschichte vom Prinzen Genji

by Murasaki Shikibu; trans. by Herberth E Herlitschka

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Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$40.00

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[Wiesbaden]: Insel-Verlag, 1954. First Thus. Pictorial boards. Fine/near fine. A fine two-volume set of the German translation in near fine dust wrappers. First thus in this translation. Text in german. Green pictorial boards with a ribbon marker in both volumes.Volume I dust wrapper shows a small hole on front, both dust wrappers have label residue on lower spine.… Read more
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image of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by Mark Twain

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Published
1917
Condition
Very good
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1917. Reprint. Cloth. Very good/good. A very good 1917 reprint in a very good dustjacket. Binding is sturdy and square. Brown cloth boards. Deckle page edges3/4 inch tear on title page. Very good dustjacket has loss on all edges, with heavy loss at head and tail of spine (see photos). 450 pp. 5… Read more
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image of By Line: Ernest Hemingway

By Line: Ernest Hemingway

by Ernest Hemingway; William White, ed.

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1967
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/good +. A very good plus first edition in a good plus dust jacket. Red cloth boards with facsimile signature. Mild shelfwear at head of spine. Multiple closed tears (one at 2.5") and creases on dust jacket at top and bottom edges Small dampstain to front of… Read more
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image of Representative Essays : Comprising Twelve Unabridged Essays by Irving, Lamb, DeQuincey, Emerson, Arnold, Morley, Lowell, Carlyle, Macaulay, Froude, Freeman, Gladstone

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1908. Later printing. Cloth. Very good +. A very good plus later printing by the Knickerbocker Press. Red cloth boards with gilt title stamping on spine. head and tail of spine folded lightly. Very light scratch to back cover. Mild rubbing to corners. Foxing to page edges. Binding is sturdy and square.… Read more
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$18.00
image of The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling

The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling

by Henry Fielding

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Published
1943
Condition
Near fine
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$17.00

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New York: Illustrated Modern Library, 1943. 1/4 cloth. Near fine/very good. Warren Chappell. A near fine Illustrated Modern Library edition in a very good, original slipcase. Blue quarter cloth under blue paper boards with fine Warren Chappell illustration centerpiece on cover. Top edge painted blue. 3 digit number neatly inked on first free end paper. Small Levinson's… Read more
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image of A Tillyloss Scandal

A Tillyloss Scandal

by James Barrie

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1921
Condition
Very good
Edition
Redcroft Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Little Leather Library, 1921. Redcroft Edition. Leatherette. Very good. A very good promotional Little Leather Library Redcroft Edition circa 1921. Green and copper embossed leatherette binding showing shelf wear and rubbing at head and tail of spine, and corners. Leatherette still supple. Toning to pages. Binding tight and square. 94 pp. 48mo, 3… Read more
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image of Ouvres de George Sand / Works (only six volumes: La Petite Fadette; Francois Le Champi; Jean de la Roche; Le Marquis de Villemer; Tamaris; Indiana)

Ouvres de George Sand / Works (only six volumes: La Petite Fadette; Francois Le Champi; Jean de la Roche; Le Marquis de Villemer; Tamaris; Indiana)

by George Sand [Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant Aurore Dupin]

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1869
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Nouvelle Edition
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$240.00

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Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1869. Nouvelle Edition. Leather bound. Very good +. Beautifully bound partial set in green half leather over black and green marbled paper boards. Gilt title on spine. Four raised bands. Rubbing to edges and bumped corners of paper boards on some volumes. Mauprat showing rubbing to spine. Blue marbled end papers. Previous owner's inscription… Read more
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image of Walt Whitman's Workshop: A Collection of Unpublished Manuscripts

Walt Whitman's Workshop: A Collection of Unpublished Manuscripts

by Walt Whitman; Clifton Furness, ed

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Very Good. First printing. Very Good. This edition is limited to 750 copies and the type has been distributed. Unnumbered copy. Quarter cloth leather spine with grey paper boards. Corners wearing, leather missing 1/8" at head of spine. Leather has a long thin indentation on front.… Read more
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image of Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS

Extracts from Adam's Diary: translated from the original MS

by Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$200.00

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London: Harper & Bros., 1904. First Separate Edition. Cloth. Very Good. F. Strothman. Title page reads: London and New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers : : MCMIV. Red cloth boards with yellow title and full color printing of Adam at his journal with 2 monkeys. Seven gatherings with printer's signature marks. Covers soiled from handling. Sunning to spine.… Read more
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image of Adventures in Canada: Or, Life in the Woods

Adventures in Canada: Or, Life in the Woods

by John C. Geike

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
ND [ca. 1864]
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition thus
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$65.00

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, ND [ca. 1864]. First edition thus. Cloth. Very Good. Very good first edition thus. Decorative brown cloth boards stamped in black and gilt, brown endpapers, brown edge decoration. "Alta Edition" imprinted on upper front cover. Last page shows an archaic number "1" stamped in center of page, somewhat below the words, "The End." Dust… Read more
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image of Roughing it: In one volume

Roughing it: In one volume

by Mark Twain

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Published
1882
Condition
Good+
Edition
Early Printing
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$45.00

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Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1882. Early Printing. Boards. Good+. First Tauchnitz edition was originally published in 1880, this copy is an early printing from 1882. Good copy with owner's name, J Goldberg, Heidelberg Oct. 13, 1883 written on end paper. Worn hardcover, original publisher's green boards (scuffed) with quarter cloth spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Front hinge… Read more
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