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HOPSCOTCH

by Cortazar, Julio

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NY 1966 first edition. Pantheon. Hardcover. octavo. Translated from Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Red cloth with blue and green lettering and design. Near Fine (light slight bit of foxing on closed page ends). In bright colorful dj by Salter. DJ is VG , not torn or worn but light wrinkling on spine, light top spine fraying; price not… Read more about this item
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ABSOLUTION (A STORY) - short story in one complete issue of THE AMERICAN MERCURY , June 1924

by Fitzgerald , F Scott

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NY 1924 first edition. Knopf. sm4to wraps. Fitzgerald story is on pp. 141-149. VG. Original green cover is unevenly somewhat faded; edges are lightly frayed but not much wear at all; backstrip toned but title legible on spine, rear cover panel has two one-square square chips. Text and binding are near Fine, just faintly toned; no owner marks. .… Read more about this item
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GUN CARRIAGES AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES FOR WORKING HEAVY ORDNANCE

by Rendel, George Wightwick

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1874. Octavo, pp. 85-140, 3 large engraved foldout pictorial plates showing cannons and gun carriages. Removed from Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers vol XXXVIII and rebound in later wraps. Fine, no owner marks. .
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE - STUDENT'S CAMBRIDGE EDITION

by Pope, Alexander

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Boston 1903 Houghton Mifflin. Green cloth hardcover octavo. 672p. Text clean but slightly evenly toned. No wear. Hinges not cracked. no owner marks. no dj. Includes Rape of Lock, Illiad, Dunciad , Essay on Man and all the rest. .
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THE BEHOLDER, SEVEN TALES OF SEBASTIAN ROMM

by Freund, Philip

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New York 1963 British Book Centre. Hardcover octavo. Pink cloth. 345p. Fine. no owner marks. in Good dj. some light chipping on dj. .
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BEWARE OF THE TRAINS

by Crispin, Edmund

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London 1972 Gollancz. Hardcover small octavo. 192p. Fine in Fine dj. As New. Reissue of his classic short detective stories. .
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IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL

by Oz, Amos

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1983 first edition (stated) Harcourt. Hardcover octavo. 257p. Fine in Near Fine dj, no wear on dj, just price clipped. no owner marks. .
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EXQUISITE CORPSE

by Irwin, Robert

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NY 1995 first American Edition (stated) Pantheon. Hardcover octavo. 235p. Fine in Near DJ (price not clipped) .
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NEBULA AWARD STORIES NINE

by Wilhelm, Kate (ed)

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NY 1974 first edition (stated) Harper. Hardcover octavo. 241p. Fine in VG dj. no owner marks; text clean and binding secure. .
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TIGER JUAN (in English)

by Perez de Ayala, Ramon

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New york 1933 first edition. Macmillan. translated from Spanish by Walter Starkie. Hardcover octavo. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine and front panel. 312p. near VG, only light wear; backstrip faded. HInges not cracked; binding secure; no owner marks; tiny closed tear in top spine end (1/8 inch long); text clean. no dj. Pictures available on request. .
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THE IRON TESTAMENT (the Rare true first edition)

by Arcas, Pol

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Boston 1931 first edition. S. Gargilis. Meador Press. Translated from Modern Greek by S. Gargilis. Octavo hardcover. Dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover panel. Some text illustrations (drawings). 192p. Good plus, light cover wear; binding secure; text clean; hinges not cracked; no owner marks. text faintly evenly toned. no dj. RARE true first edition… Read more about this item
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THE BLACKING FACTORY; PENNSYLVANIA GOTHIC, A SHORT NOVEL AND A LONG STORY

by Sheed, Wilfrid

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NY 1968 first edition, first printing (stated). Farrar Straus. Hardcover octavo. 246p. Near Fine in Good plus dj, price not clipped. .
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JUDAS (signed by Mossinsohn)

by Mossinsohn, Igal

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NY 1963 first edition thus. St. Martin's. Hardcover octavo. Translated from Hebrew to English by Jules Harlow. 305p. Near Fine in near VG dj (dj spine is lightly faded, lightly worn, price not clipped, no tears and no chips.) ***Signed presentation copy from Mossinsohn "To Eileen" which is dated February, 1963. Pictures available on request. .
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THE LIFE OF A SIMPLE MAN

by Guillaumin, Emile; Eugen Weber (ed, intro)

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Hanover, New Hampshire. 1983 first edition. University Press New England. Hardcover octavo. Revised translation bt Margaret Crosland.195p. Novel written to show "just what a sharecropper's lifeis like" (dj). Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine , slightly evenly toned, no owner marks; no wear. in near Fine, lightly rubbed, dj. .
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BOOK WITH 21 DOUBLE PANELS OF ORIGINAL FULL-COLOR WATERCOLOR PICTURES

by Book of Original Japanese Watercolors

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Book measures 4-1/4 X 3 inches (107 mm x 75 mm ). Text is accordion-fold stiff panels with 21 double-panel mounted original color watercolors with Japanese lettering and red stamps and one double page with text in calligraphic letters. Gilt-flecked white paper end papers. All verso panels are blank as issued. Hardcover panels at each end are cover with… Read more about this item
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THE INDIA MAN

by Hall, Patrick

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London 1968 first editon. Chatto & Windus. Hardcover octavo. 249p. Novel. Near Fine in Good dj. price not clipped; no owner marks. Text clean and binding secure. .
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THE DISINHERITED

by Perez Galdos, Benito

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London 1976 Folio Society. Hardcover sm4to. translated by Lester Clark; drawings by Agustin Blancovaras. 339p. Pictorial blue and pink cloth with mounted red and gilt spine label. Book is Fine, unread, as new. Original box is lightly worn, VG. no dj (as issued) .
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THE CASE OF THE DANGEROUS DOWAGER

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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NY 1937 first edition. Morrow. Hardcover. octavo. Black cloth with bold red lettering on spine and front panel. 303p. No owner marks. Binding secure; hinges not cracked, very little wear, moderately evenly toned throughout . no dj. .
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CARL VON ROKITANSKY SELBSTBIOGRAPHIE UND ANTRITTSREDE

by Lesky, Erna

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Wien 1960 Harmann Bohlaus. Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 234, Band 3. In German. Hardcover octavo. 111pp., portrait of Rokitansky as frontis. VG PLUS no owner marks; binding secure; text clean.no dj. .
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FIVE NOVELETTES

by Bronte, Charlotte

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London 1971 first edition. Folio Press. Hardcover sm4to. Maroon cover. 367p. Color end papers. Fine, unread, unused. in original VG+ box . .
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