Belles Lettres from Black Cat Hill Books

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Philadelphia, PA Samuel D. Patterson, 1848. Hardcover Very Good: shows moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; considerable foxing to the text pages; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.2 x 6.5 x 1 inches). iv, 140 pages + iv, 140 pages. Twelve steel… Read more
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Hand-Book of Universal Literature from the Best and Latest Authorities: Designed for Popular Reading and as a Text-Book for Schools and Colleges.

by Anne C. Lynch Botta .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1860.
Edition
First Edition (1860), unstated, but implied: no subsequent print
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$63.70

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New York, NY Derby & Jackson, 1860. Hardcover First Edition (1860), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Title and copyright page dates match. First Edition (1860), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Title and copyright page dates match. Very Good: shows moderate wear to extremities; loss to chipping at the head and heel of… Read more
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Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell.

by Charles M. Russell.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1966.
Edition
Second Edition, from New Plates (1966), Third Printing.
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$16.27

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Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, 1966. Hardcover Second Edition, from New Plates (1966), Third Printing. Very Good in Good DJ: Book shows indications of careful use; just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities, with a bit of crimping to the head and heel of the backstrip; slight spine lean; the binding is secure;… Read more
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Primal Vision: Selected Writings.

by Gottfried Benn.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1958.
Edition
First Edition [1958], unstated.
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$29.40

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New York, NY New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1958. Hardcover First Edition [1958], unstated. First Edition [1958], unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: the binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free… Read more
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Collected Essays.

by Graham Greene .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1970.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1970), Eighth Printing.
ISBN
9780140185768
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$73.50

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New York, NY The Viking Press: Compass Books, 1970. Paperback First Edition Thus (1970), Eighth Printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: the backstrip shows a couple of faint stress creases; light wear to the extremities with a mild crease near the upper corner of the front panel; mild overall rubbing to the wrapper covers;… Read more
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Chester Springs, PA Dufour Editions, 1966. Hardcover "This first edition of the Autobiography of J.M. Synge is set in Centaur type and printed and published by Liam Miller at the Dolmen Press Ltd., 23 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2, in the Republic of Ireland in an edition of one thousand two hundred and fifty copies in January 1965"… Read more
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$39.20
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A Carlyle Reader: Selections from the Writings of Thomas Carlyle.

by Thomas Carlyle.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1984.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1984), Fourth Printing (1989).
ISBN
9780521278737
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$11.96

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New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus (1984), Fourth Printing (1989). Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: mild rubbing to the panels; some faint smudging and soiling to the bottom edge of the text block; the binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the… Read more
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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encouters.

by Annie Dillard .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1988.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1988), Second Printing (1989).
ISBN
9780060915414
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$5.29

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New York, NY HarperCollins: HarperPerennial, 1988. Paperback First Edition Thus (1988), Second Printing (1989). Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the pages tanned, due to aging. Perhaps the wrapper covers have toned slightly (it's difficult to tell without a brand new copy to compare it to) again the result of aging; the binding is square and secure;… Read more
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A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky: The Best of the Sun, Volume II.

by Sy Safransky (Editor).

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1987.
Edition
First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing in
ISBN
9780917320125
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$19.60

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San Diego, CA MHO & MHO Works, 1987. Paperback First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to MHO & MHO Works' customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1987), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to MHO & MHO… Read more
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Philadelphia, PA Chilton Book Company, 1968. Hardcover First Ed USA (1968), so stated. First Ed USA (1968), so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book a tiny droplet spot to the red-tinted top edge of the text block and a very small, faint smudge next to it; a small star drawn at the… Read more
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$10.00
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Selective Bibliography for the Study of English and American Literature .

by Richard D. Altick and Andrew H. Wright.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1967.
Edition
Third Edition (1967); Fifth Printing (1969).
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$7.64

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New York, NY Macmillan Publishing Company, 1967. Paperback Third Edition (1967); Fifth Printing (1969). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a bit of stress creasing along the front higne; the deep maroon background field of the backstrip… Read more
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Five Poems.

by Dame Edith Sitwell.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1928.
Edition
First Edition (1928): Limited to 275 copies, of which 250 copies
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$63.70

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London, UK Duckworth, 1928. Hardcover First Edition (1928): Limited to 275 copies, of which 250 copies were made available for sale. This is copy #155. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the limitation. First Edition (1928): Limited to 275 copies, of which 250 copies were made available for sale. This is copy #155. Very Good: shows just… Read more
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Confucius Saw Nancy and Essays About Nothing.

by Lin Yutang.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1936.
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$235.20

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Shanghai, China The Commercial Press, Ltd., 1936. Hardcover Ex-LIBRARY, in heavy rust-toned Newark, NJ library rebinding, with the usual marks, stamps, and treatments of such. Else, Very Good: shows just light wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing to the panels; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; the binding remains square and secure; the text is… Read more
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Manhood: A Journey from Childhood into the Fierce Order of Virility.

by Michel Leiris.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1984.
Edition
First Edition Thus [1984]. This translation was first published
ISBN
9780865471733
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$24.50

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San Francisco, CA North Point Press, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus [1984]. This translation was first published in 1963. Very Good in Wraps: shows considerable soiling to the white background field of the front panel, less so to the rear panel; a faint smudge to the upper fore-edge; the binding leans very slightly, while remaining perfectly… Read more
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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos.

by John Berger .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1984.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1984), First Printing, so stated.
ISBN
9780863160745
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$24.50

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London, UK Norton: Wriiters and Readers Publishing Cooperative Society, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus (1984), First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus (1984), First Printing, so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: former owner's name at the upper corner of the front endpaper; and this is a REMAINDER, showing a rubber-stamped star at the bottom edge of the… Read more
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The Second Plane (September 11: Terror and Boredom).

by Martin Amis.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
2008.
Edition
First Edition [2008]; First North American Edition, so stated. F
ISBN
9781400044542
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$12.74

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New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books, 2008. Hardcover First Edition [2008]; First North American Edition, so stated. First published earlier in the same year by Jonathan Cape in London. First Edition [2008]; First North American Edition, so stated. First published earlier in the same year by Jonathan Cape in London. Very Near Fine in… Read more
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The Journey is the Destination: The Journals of Dan Eldon.

by Kathy Eldon (Editor).

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1997.
Edition
First Edition (1997): Ninth Printing.
ISBN
9780811815864
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$49.00

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San Francisco, CA Chronicle Books: Insight Editions, 1997. Hardcover First Edition (1997): Ninth Printing. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE EDITOR. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a small, faint patch of sticker residue at the upper corner of the front free endpaper and… Read more
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Word for Word: Texts, Writings and Interviews.

by Annette Messager.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
2006.
Edition
First Edition (2006), so stated.
ISBN
9781900828215
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$294.00

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London, UK Violette Editions, 2006. Hardcover First Edition (2006), so stated. First Edition (2006), so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a touch of crimping and a small scuff to the head of the backstrip; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the… Read more
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Marcel Proust: Aphorisms and Epigrams from Remembrance of Things Past.

by Marcel Proust .

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1964.
Edition
First Edition Thus (1964), so stated.
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$49.00

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New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964. Paperback First Edition Thus (1964), so stated. First Edition Thus (1964), so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild toning to the wrapper covers; the binding leans very slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any… Read more
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Essays of Joseph Addison.

by Joseph Addison.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1924.
Edition
First Edition [1890]; Eighteenth Printing [1924].
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$14.70

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London, UK Macmillan Publishing Company, 1924. Hardcover First Edition [1890]; Eighteenth Printing [1924]. Very Good+ : shows very light wear to the extremities; the top edge of the text block is slightly dust-darkened and the fore-edge shows a couple of small, faint smudges; three former owners have left their names etc at the front free endpaper; the… Read more
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