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Memoires pour servir a l'histoire & au progres de l'astronomie, de la geographie, & de la physique, recueillis des plusieurs dissertations lües dans les assemblees de l'Academie Roiale des Sciences de Paris, & de celle de St. Petersbourg, qui n'ont point encore ete imprimees. .

Memoires pour servir a l'histoire & au progres de l'astronomie, de la geographie, & de la physique, recueillis des plusieurs dissertations lües dans les assemblees de l'Academie Roiale des Sciences de Paris, & de celle de St. Petersbourg, qui n'ont point encore ete imprimees. .

by DELISLE, Joseph Nicolas (De L'Isle)

St. Petersburg: Academie des Sciences, 1738. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (241 x 178 mm). 284, [12] pp., woodcut initials and text diagrams, 13 folding engraved plates bound at the end. Contemporary polished and mottled calf with cat's paw motif, spine with 5 raised bands richly gilt in compartments, boards ruled in blind, red-dyed edges, marbled endpapers (spine lettering piece gone, old repairs to joints and spine ends, lower corners bumped, head of spine chipped,... Read more about this item
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$8,271.00
FAREWELL JIMMY THE GREEK: THE WIZARD OF ODDS

FAREWELL JIMMY THE GREEK: THE WIZARD OF ODDS

by WADSWORTH, Ginger

1996. WADSWORTH, Giger. [With Jimmy Snyder]. FAREWELL JIMMY THE GREEK: WIZARD OF ODDS. Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, [1996]. Small quarto: black cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Wadsworth on the front endpaper, to award-winning sports radio broadcaster Chet Coppack: "March 27, 1997. To Chet- thank you for having me on your show. I'm glad to hear you held Jimmy the Greek in high regards. Enjoy the book and best of wishes to you always! Sincerely, Ginger... Read more about this item
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$100.00
What You Can Do For Your Country - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

What You Can Do For Your Country - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

by Karen Schwarz

William Morrow And Company,NY, 1991, 316 pgs. First/First in Very Good/Near Fine condition, with a bit of edgewear, soiling,and bumping to book, and shelf/edgewear, and some toning to obverse of DJ. Otherwise tight, square, clean, and unclipped (please review photos). This is a Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association copy to Roger Flather, who served as an early Associate Peace Corps Rep in 60's Philippines. He is mentioned on pg 114 of the book. The inscription on ffep reads in part "Dear Roger,... Read more about this item
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$44.95
Eyes On The Prize

Eyes On The Prize

by WILLIAMS, Juan

Viking, 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 1st Edition. 19.2 x 24cm black cloth backed oatmeal paper covered boards with orange stamped titles to the spine. Timeline endpapers 300[5]pp with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. In original unclipped dust jacket priced at $24.95. Signed by the author and five pivotal figures of the Civil Rights movement on the half title page; John Lewis, Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, James Meredith and Coretta Scott King. A little shelf wear... Read more about this item
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$523.40
[Association Copy] THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY AND OTHER PLAYS: THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY; POTTER'S FIELD; TREAD THE GREEN GRASS

[Association Copy] THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY AND OTHER PLAYS: THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY; POTTER'S FIELD; TREAD THE GREEN GRASS

by [Literature] [Luther Adler & Frances Farmer] Green, Paul

New York: Samuel French, 1931. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. [8], 308 pp. Third printing. Issued in gray/green cloth that has faded fairly evenly to light brown; titled in gold on the front cover and spine; a nice copy with light shelfwear, only. A fantastic presentation copy inscribed by actor and playwright, Luther Adler to actor Frances Farmer on behalf of The Group [Group Theatre], a New York based theater collective that included such luminaries as, Lee Strasberg, Elia Kazan, Cheryl... Read more about this item
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$825.00
The Successful Failure

The Successful Failure

by DEWS, Robert P. "Bobby

New York: Carlton Press, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in lightly rubbed, very good plus dustwrapper. Autobiographical novel about the author's experiences in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Inscribed by Dews to author James Jones.
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$200.00
Harlem Document: Photographs 1932-1940 [Association Copy]

Harlem Document: Photographs 1932-1940 [Association Copy]

by SISKIND, AARON; [JONATHAN WILLIAMS]

Providence, RI: Matrix Publications, 1981. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Fine in original wrappers and fine dust jacket.. Small quarto. 8.25 x 8 in. 80 pp. White wrappers in pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with black & white reproductions of Siskind's photographs. Text from the Federal Writers Project. Edited by Ann Banks. Foreword by Gordon Parks. A splendid Black Mountain College association copy, inscribed by Aaron Siskind to Jonathan Williams in the year of publication. Siskind... Read more about this item
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$420.00
Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon

Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon

by LEVINE, George and David Leverenz

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, hardcover issue. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with two short tears. Pynchon's editor Ray Roberts's copy, with his book label on the front pastedown. Roberts was an influential editor with Viking, Henry Holt, and then Little, Brown, and he worked closely with John Fowles, Martha Grimes, Thomas Pynchon, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. He began editing Pynchon when the latter went to Little, Brown, starting with his book... Read more about this item
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$250.00
House Work: A Novel

House Work: A Novel

by McGrath, Kristina [Annie Dillard]

Bridge Works, 1994. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Association copy, from the library of Annie Dillard with her bookplate. Signed and inscribed "with admiration" on the title page. With a publicity sheet laid in advertising the forthcoming paperback. A New York Times notable book of the year, and perhaps of special interest to Dillard because this novel is about a family in Pittsburgh, where Dillard grew up and which she details in *An American Childhood.* Fine book in fine jacket. // Wood (+)... Read more about this item
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$85.00
Agnes Martin Selected Writings

Agnes Martin Selected Writings

by Martin, Agnes

New York City: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992. Staple-bound. VG+. Exceedingly rare. Unpaginated (10 pp) softcover, 8.5 x 11 inches. Comprised of three texts by Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind (8.5 pages), Response to Art and The Thinking Reed which take up one page. Rear cover contains brief biography of the artist. On the cover is the distinctive blue-ink stamp of Jill Johnston which reads "Write First. Then Live." J.J. Johnston (1929-2010), critic, radical lesbian feminist and champion of the... Read more about this item
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$100.00
The Final Opus of Leon Solomon

The Final Opus of Leon Solomon

by BADANES, Jerome

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by Badanes to author Nicholas Delbanco: "10/17/89 For Nick, It is a pleasure to sign this book for you - and to finally meet you. Warmly, Jerry Badanes." Author's first novel.
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$100.00
Self-Developing America

Self-Developing America

by RUTTENBERG, Harold J

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 254pp. Foxing on endpapers, small label on front fly, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small label on the spine. Autobiography of a capitalist-with-a-heart: a union leader with the United Steelworks turned President of the Stardrill-Keystone Steel Company. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn. Inscribed by the... Read more about this item
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$100.00
The John McPhee Reader

The John McPhee Reader

by McPhee, John

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed on the half-title page by John McPhee: "For Stephanie Schlant, on the occasion of a fine evening in Denville, Yolanda and John McPhee, 12/19/76." "Yolanda" is in John McPhee's hand. An association copy, inscribed to the stepdaughter of senator/basketball star Bill Bradley, who was of course the subject of McPhee's first book, A Sense of Where You Are. The first twenty pages of this Reader are an excerpt from A Sense... Read more about this item
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$1,500.00
The Oblong Blur and Other Odysseys

The Oblong Blur and Other Odysseys

by HAMBURGER, Philip

New York: Farrar, Straus, 1949. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in an about very good, price-clipped, Birnbaum-designed dustwrapper with some chipping at the crown and rear panel, and other modest wear. This copy Inscribed, apparently to the wife of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author J.P. Marquand: "For Mrs. J.P. Marquand With all good wishes - from Philip Hamburger (who does not swipe plates) N.Y.C. May, 1951" (the "Mrs." is smudged and could read "Mr."). In 1952 Hamburger wrote a... Read more about this item
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$600.00
Hymn to Maple Syrup and other poems -- inscribed to Anselm Hollo

Hymn to Maple Syrup and other poems -- inscribed to Anselm Hollo

by Sanders, Ed

Woodstock, NY: PCC Books, 1985. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Inscribed by the author (but not signed) on the title page, to fellow poet Anselm Hollo and his wife Jane, "Love to Anselm & Jane - 7-13-86, Boulder." Anselm Hollo, the late Finnish poet, lived and taught in Boulder, Colorado with his second wife Jane Dalrymple-Hollo. 1985, First Edition. Softcover, staplebound. 51 pp. Near Fine, with a small stain to the rear panel; clean contents. Now housed in a protective mylar sleeve. A nice... Read more about this item
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$245.00
Enjoyment of Laughter

Enjoyment of Laughter

by EASTMAN, Max

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Boards toned, small label on spine, a good copy without dustwrappper. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn.
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$85.00
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS AND THE WAR YEARS [INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY]

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS AND THE WAR YEARS [INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY]

by SANDBURG, CARL

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1954. A wonderful pre-publication presentation copy warmly inscribed and signed by Carl Sandburg to Robert Eichelberger. "With the Compliments of the Author" card loosely laid in with "Publication date - Oct. 7, 1954" written at the bottom. Eichelberger has written on the front flyleaf "This volume was sent to me by the author thru the publisher in Sept 1954 prior to its public appearance. R L Eichelberger, Asheville No Car."... Read more about this item
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$1,200.00
The Sacred Paw: The Bear in Nature, Myth, and Literature

The Sacred Paw: The Bear in Nature, Myth, and Literature

by Shepard, Paul; Sanders, Barry [Joseph Meeker]

Viking Adult, 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Association copy, inscribed on the half title page: "To Joe [Meeker] from Paul, with an Ursus hug." Uncommon signed. With an afterword by Gary Snyder. A great association between influential environmental writers: Shepard is known for his wide-ranging contributions to deep ecological thought, especially the "Pleistocene paradigm," and was recognized with Guggenheim and Rockefeller grants. Joseph Meeker is credited with originating the... Read more about this item
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$300.00
KunstWerk: Bildende Kunst bei Bayer

KunstWerk: Bildende Kunst bei Bayer

by Bott, Elisabeth; Uta Miksche; Reiner Ernst Ohle

Leverkusen: Bayer AG, 1992. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Association copy with a signed letter (loosely inserted) to a former Bayer president from two Bayer employees who worked on the book. First edition, 1992. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 192 pp., heavily illustrated (some in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Text in German.
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$27.00
Summer's Children:  A Photographic Cycle of Life at Camp.

Summer's Children: A Photographic Cycle of Life at Camp.

by MORGAN, Barbara

Scarsdale:: Morgan & Morgan,. Good in Good dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. B0007DNJQM . Black and white photographs throughout. Stated first edition. INSCRIBED by the author to Beatrice Fox Auerbach, president of G. Fox & Co. and philanthropist. Also, laid in is a handwritten letter SIGNED by the author to business designer Eleanor Le Maire and her husband, Louis Britwitz. There is a note on the back of the letter from Le Maire to Auerbach - apparently she was a go-between for the author and... Read more about this item
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$300.00
Schlepping Through Ambivalence: Essays on an American Architectural Condition

Schlepping Through Ambivalence: Essays on an American Architectural Condition

by TIGERMAN, Stanley

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Edited by Emmanuel Petit. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Tigerman to author Nicholas Delbanco with a caricature.
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$150.00
Murder For Halloween - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

Murder For Halloween - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

by Michele Slung, Roland Hartman (editors)

The Mysterious Press, NY, 1994, 362 pgs. First/First in Very Good+/Very Good+ condition, with a bit of edge soiling, hint of pg toning, and some shelfwear to book, and a bit of rubbing, shelfwear, and edge toning to obverse. Otherwise tight,square, clean, and unclipped (please review photos). Suspense and Mystery Anthology. This has been Signed and inscribed presentation/association copy by both editors. It's special in that Otto Penzler has Signed/inscribed twice, once as Otto Penzler(a.k.a. Roland... Read more about this item
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$39.95
The Ruins of Palmyra and Balbec

The Ruins of Palmyra and Balbec

by Wood, Robert

London: William Pickering, 1827. [9], 2-80pp, plates. Contemporary half morocco and cloth, raised bands, spine in six panels, title lettered direct to second panel, t.e.g. Bumped and rubbed to extremities, upper joint is slightly split at head but holding well. Internally some browning, foxing, and off setting to the inscription plates within text, a few plates with foxing, generally to margins, one plate torn along bottom edge of plate mark, one with a closed tear to margin, and one slightly worn to... Read more about this item
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$12,430.75
The Grace Of Great Things - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

The Grace Of Great Things - Signed and inscribed Presentation/Association

by Robert Grudin

Ticknor & Fields, NY, 1990, 257 pgs. First/First in Near Fine/Near Fine condition, with a bit of edgewear, a few dings, and light soiling to book, and edge toning to DJ (this copy has additional DJ). This is a unique Signed/Inscribed Presentation/Association copy given to Carol Carson, who composed the front jacket design. In as much as this book is about creativity and innovation, the inscription is special " To Carol, With thanks for the fascinating cover, Robert Grudin". All books bubble wrapped and... Read more about this item
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$44.95
Military Relations Between the United States and Canada 1939-1945 - United States Army in World War II, Special Studies: Includes Signed Presentation Letter From General Lyman Louis Lemnitzer to Lieutenant General Samuel Findlay Clark, Canadian Army

Military Relations Between the United States and Canada 1939-1945 - United States Army in World War II, Special Studies: Includes Signed Presentation Letter From General Lyman Louis Lemnitzer to Lieutenant General Samuel Findlay Clark, Canadian Army

by Dziuban, Colonel Stanley W.; Stephens, Maj. Gen. R.W. (Foreword)

Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, 1959. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 432 pages. Index. Biographical Notes. List of Abbreviations. Chart. Tables. Fourteen reproductions of black and white photos in text. Color map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland stored in back pocket. Describes in detail how Canada and the United States joined to thwart the Axis threat and stresses the very significant work of the... Read more about this item
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$1,995.00