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    John Adams by McCullough, David

    US: Simon & Schuster, 2001-05-22. rep. Hardcover. Very Good Very Good. 751 pages. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Record # 462125


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    THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY by WILDER, Thornton (Jean CHARLOT)

    New York: Limited Editions Club, 1962. Hardcover. Small stain on the front pastedown from a previous bookplate. About Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine slipcase. Jean Charlot. Tall octavo (6-3/4" x 10-7/8") bound in natural buckram with a silhouette frieze of the Bridge's doomed pedestrians stamped in black on both covers, backed in fine imported black morocco leather. Introduction by Granville Hicks. Illustrated with 16 full-color lithographs drawn directly on the plates by Jean Charlot and printed in seven colors. Copy #355 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.


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    NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES by FROST, Robert

    New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild sunning to the spine which has just a touch of wear at the tips. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. J. J. Lankes. Beveled cloth. First Limited Edition of one of Frost's most notable books and winner of his first Pulitzer Prize containing such poems as "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "Fire and Ice." Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. Copy #112 of 350 SIGNED by the poet on the limitation page.


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    Muscular Movement in Man: The Factors Governing Speed and Recovery from Fatigue by Hill, A. V

    New York: McGraw - Hill, 1927. First printing of this elucidation of Hill's work on human physiology. Hill shared the Nobel Prize in 1922 for some of this work. Third of the publisher's George Fisher Baker Non-Resident Lectureship in Chemistry series. Hardcover, full blue cloth, gilt titling. Shows light wear, corners lightly rubbed, Wisconsin State Crime Lab rubberstamp on free endsheets, ink number on spine, no other markings noted. Text clean; [10], 104 pages; index, bibliography, tables, figures, b/w photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.


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    THINKING OUT LOUD On the Personal, the Political, the Public and the Private by Quindlen, Anna

    New York NY: Random House. 1993. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0679407111 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; A collection of thought-provoking articles by a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times addresses the author's opinions on abortion, the right to die, political campaigns, rape, children's rights, and other key issues.; 287 pages .


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    Cosmic Rays: Three Lectures being a revision of the 1936 Page-Barbour Lectures of the University of Virginia and the 1937 John Joly Lectures of Trinity College Dubkin by Millikan, R. A

    New York/Cambridge: Macmillan/Cambridge University Press, 1939. Three of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist's later lectures: Lecture 1 is on the discovery & significance of cosmic rays; lecture 2 on "superpower particles" (high-energy particles); lecture 3 on the Earth's magnetic field and cosmic-ray energies. First American edition. Hardcover, full blue cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, endsheets tanned; price-clipped jacket shows some edgewear, light chipping, a few short tears with associated creasing; minor waterstain. text clean; viii, 134 pages; index, tables, figures, b/w plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.


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    RESCUE OF MISS YASKELL And Other Pipe Dreams by Baker, Russell

    New York NY: Congdon & Weed, Inc.. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312927304 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; A selection of Baker's witty, trenchant observations on society, morals, manners, and current events encompasses literary parodies, reminiscences, and personal anecdotes about topics ranging from high interest rates to pro football. ; 294 pages .


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    INDEPENDENCE DAY by FORD, Richard

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award.


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    DAVE BARRY'S BAD HABITS A 100% Fact-Free Book by Barry, Dave

    New York: Henry Holt. 1987. Twelfth Printing. Softcover. 0805002545 . Very Good with no dust jacket; A collection of commentaries on the little insanities of everyday life and essays offering advice cover such topics as household perils, the government and taxation, culture, health habits, finance, and traveling. ; 227 pages .


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    3 Complete Works: The New Science: Where Is Science Going? - The Universe in the Light of Modern Physics - The Philosophy of Physics by Planck, Max

    Greenwich Editions/Meridian Books, 1959. Non-technical writings by the great theoretical physicist. Stated first printing (first edition) [thus]. Hardcover, full blue cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, minor spine slant; jacket shows light edgewear, ink name & date on half-title. Text clean; xxiv, 328 pages; index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.


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    HOUSE MADE OF DAWN by Momaday, N. Scott

    New York NY: New American Library. 1969. Eighth Printing. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 191 pages .


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    THE GRAPES OF WRATH by STEINBECK, John

    New York: Limited Editions Club, 1940. Hardcover. Virtually no mottling of the rawhide which is still supple with the silver lettering strong. Both books are tight and unread. The slipcase is a bit darkened but complete with just a little soiling. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase and increasingly uncommon in this condition. Thomas Hart Benton. Two quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/4") volumes bound in decorated grass cloth boards with rawhide spines. Designed by George Macy with introductions by Joseph Henry Jackson and Thomas Craven. The First Illustrated Edition of this Pulitzer Prize winner with 67 ORIGINAL TWO-COLOR LITHOGRAPHS (black and yellow) made on zinc plates by Thomas Hart Benton and printed by George Miller. Copy #1096 of only 1146 printed SIGNED by the illustrator. Laid in is a printed note from the publisher about this most unusual binding. One of the most desirable books of the press because of the combination of a smaller than normal printing, a popular author and Pulitzer Prize-winning book first published only the year before, beautiful lithographs by Benton, and an attractive and unusual binding.


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    BOOK OF FOLLY by Sexton, Anne

    Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1972. Third Printing. Softcover. 0395140757 . Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; The author expresses her views on life, personal relationships, and religion in this selection of poetry and prose. ; 106 pages .


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    You've Got Murder by Andrews, Donna

    New York: Berkley, 2002. First book featuring Turing Hopper, crime-solving AI; Agatha Award-winner. Stated first edition (first printing) with full number string. Hardcover, blue-green spine over black boards, gilt titling. Light wear to book & jacket, minor rubbing to spine ends; near fine. Text clean; vi, 298 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Small Octavo.


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    BROMFIELD GALAXY Early Autumn, the Green Bay Tree, and a Good Woman by Bromfield, Louis

    New York NY: Harper & Brothers. 1957. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Yellowing on inside pages. Spine weak ; Book Club Edition; 639 pages .


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    $325.00

    Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer (Signed First Edition) by Millhauser, Steven

    New York: Crown Publishers, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "To Tony Bill / With warm good wishes / Steven Millhauser / June 26, 1997." Laid in is a "With Compliments" card from the publishers. Winner of the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. From the collection of Oscar-winning director and producer Tony Bill, whose credits include "The Sting" (1973, producer), "Soldier in the Rain" (1963, actor), "Shampoo" (1975, actor), and "Five Corners" (1987, director-producer). Foxing to the page edges, else Near Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.


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    AGE OF INNOCENCE by Wharton, Edith

    New York NY: Signet Books. 1962. Seventh Printing. Paperback. 0451501063 . Very Good with no dust jacket; Creases in spine; Foreword by Louis Auchincloss. As Newland Archer prepares to marry docile May Welland, the return of the mysterious Countess Olenska turns his life upside down. ; Mass Market PB; 288 pages .


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    $750.00

    Scarlet Sister Mary (First Edition) by Peterkin, Julia

    New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. First Edition. First Edition, in a later printing dust jacket. Jacket has a different design than that of the first printing, red with black titles and a yellow printed Pulitzer Prize Novel band. Winner of the 1929 Pulitzer Prize and Peterkin's most important book, with dialogue written in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina. Very Good plus in an unclipped second state Very Good plus dust jacket. Light fading to the spine and topstain, with owner name to the second blank. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with mild wear at the extremities.


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    DAVE BARRY DOES JAPAN by Barry, Dave

    New York NY: Random House. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679404856 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; provides a look at the follies and quirks of the Japanese--and Americans--in a collection of observations on sumo wrestling, sushi, geisha girls, and more. ; 210 pages .


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    Seferis and Friends (Some of George Seferis' Friends in the English-Speaking World by Thaniel, George; edited by Ed Phinney

    Stratford, Ontario: Mercury Press, 1994. Collection of letters with commentary; correspondents include Lawrence Durrell, Auden, Cavafy, Spender, MacLeish, Eliot, Runciman, Eugene J. McCarthy, E. M. Forster, John Lehmann, Robert Graves, Henry Miller. Paperback, off-white covers, copper & black titling. Light wear, hint of corner curl. Text clean; 144 pages. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 6" by 9".


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    NEW HAMPSHIRE. A POEM WITH NOTES AND GRACE NOTES by FROST, Robert

    New York: Henry Holt, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to the corners and faint dampstaining to the very edge of the boards and endpapers. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. J. J. Lankes. Fourth Printing of this, one of Frost's most notable books and winner of his first Pulitzer Prize containing such poems as "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "Fire and Ice." Illustrated with woodcuts by J. J. Lankes. This copy is INSCRIBED "For Roger Williams" and SIGNED by the poet on the title page with one of his most famous first lines, from "Mending Wall" from his collection NORTH OF BOSTON: "Something there is that doesn't love a wall.


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    A FURTHER RANGE by FROST, Robert

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1936). First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name on the front endpaper. Spine sunned. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A later printing of the First Trade Edition of Frost's third Pulitzer Prize winner. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to a professor at the University of Texas, Philip Graham, with two stanzas, a total of eight lines, from the poem "A Drumlin Woodchuck," which is included in this volume: "My own strategic retreat/Is where two rocks almost meet/And still more secure and snug/A two-door burrow I dug./With those in mind at my back/I can sit forth exposed to attack/As one who shrewdly pretends/That he and the world are friends.


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