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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Little Brown and Company (Atlantic Monthly Press Publication), Boston, 1927, hardcover with dust jacket (uncommon), pp. 301, 23 x 16 x 5 cm, brown cloth boards with gilt title and auction hammer stamping, deckle edges (gilt top), many photographs and illustrations, jacket has illustration of 1920s auction house. Near Fine in Good jacket, book is solid and square with light scratches on top edge. The jacket (thin and brittle in its nature) has material missing at spine top and bottom.

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Copland Since 1943

Aaron Copland and Vivian Perlis

St. Martin's Press, New York, 1st Paperback Edition 1990, 1st Printing. Trade paperback, pp. 463, 23 x 15 x 3 cm. Near Fine - very light general wear. Aaron Copland ( November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland was referred to by his peers and critics as "the Dean of American Composers."

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Herb's Pajamas

Abigail Thomas

Algonquin Books, 1998. 1st edition, 1st printing, pp. 199, 7.25" x 5.25'' x 1", quarter red cloth binding, cream boards, near fine in near fine dj, book has slight bumping on spine top, light edge curl to jacket, classic NY apartment dweller tale. Nice crisp copy.

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  • Edition: Millennium
  • Book condition: Fine
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Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2001 (copyright 1994), Harvard Classics Millennium Edition, "Bound in Genuine Leather, with Introductions, Notes and Illustrations", series edited by Charles W. Eliot. Hardcover, pp. 383, 9" x 6", red leather binding, elaborate tooling with gilt-stamped lettering & Harvard "Veritas" device, hubbed spine, all edges gilt accented (22 kt.), moire silk endpapers, satin attached page marker, tissue-guarded illustrations. In Fine condition - some insignificant blemishes on edges.

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The Lady from Dubuque

Edward Albee

  • Edition: First
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Atheneum, New York, 1st Edition 1980. Hardcover (21cm+ tall) with dust jacket black cloth with author name in blind on cover, rust-colored DJ with white lettering/block on front and author photo on rear. Near Fine in Very Good, book has minimal corner wear, text is clean and bright, jacket has light internal water damage at edges, light damage at spine top and nick at front cover bottom. "The Lady From Dubuque is an allegory. It's about what happens when death comes to call, and how we all do our damnedest to turn it away or pretend it isn't there... the talk may be arch and precious and on occasion ponderous. Mr. Albee can't help himself. But that dialogue is always impeccably paced." (Courtesy Wikipedia)

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A.R, Harding, Columbus OH. Modern Facsimile Reprint n.d. , pp. 283 (plus advertisements), 6" tall, paperback (pictorial design on upper cover). Very Good (clean pages, crinkle on spine but not broken). Cute little book.

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  • Book condition: Fair
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Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, 1899. Sheet Music - high voice in G (uncommon) with piano accompaniment, pp. 8 (including front cover and ads on rear) . Book is in poor condition, but complete - outer pages have tape repair, some chipping and clsoed tears - image and score intact. Important scarce item from the days of minstrelsy.

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  • Edition: Millennium
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Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2001 (copyright 1993), Harvard Classics Millennium Edition, "Bound in Genuine Leather, with Introductions, Notes and Illustrations", series edited by Charles W. Eliot. Hardcover, pp. 668, 9" x 6", red leather binding, elaborate tooling with gilt-stamped lettering & Harvard "Veritas" device, hubbed spine, all edges gilt accented (22 kt.), moire silk endpapers, satin attached page marker, tissue-guarded illustrations. In Near Fine condition - three tiny scratches (with surface loss) on edges.

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  • Book condition: Good
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A. & C. Black Ltd, London, 1923, part of PEEPS series. Hardcover, no jacket , viii, pp. 80, 19 cm high, decorative cloth elaborately blocked in black, large coloured illustration mounted on upper board, spine lettered with black blocking, 12 plates, 4 in colour (pastel), incidental in-text illustrations and musical snippets. Condition is Good as there is occasional foxing throughout (though not on plates, which are bright and attractive), and significant spotting on front edge ans preliminary pages, endpapers tanned, fading to spine, book itself is solid and square. An intriguing insight into England's rural culture, now arguably lost.

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  • Edition: Millennium
  • Book condition: Fine
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Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2001 (copyright 1993), Harvard Classics Millennium Edition, "Bound in Genuine Leather, with Introductions, Notes and Illustrations", edited by Charles W. Eliot, translated by Henry F. Cary. Hardcover, pp. 427, 9" x 6", red leather binding, elaborate tooling with gilt-stamped lettering & Harvard "Veritas" device, hubbed spine, all edges gilt accented (22 kt.), moire silk endpapers, satin attached page marker. In Fine condition. Regarded as one of the finest poets that Italy has ever produced, Dante Alighieri is also celebrated as a major influence in Western culture. His masterpiece, the epic poem Commedia (The Divine Comedy), is universally known as one of the great poems of world literature.

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Athabasca

Alistair MacLean

  • Edition: First PB
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Fontana, Glasgow, 1st PB Printing 1981, pp. 252. 18 x 10.5 x 2 cm, MMPB with pictorial cover, Very Good copy - crisp, minimal edge wear, owner catalog sticker on spine, slight wave to pages. Adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment

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South by Java Head (M2153)

Alistair MacLean

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Fawcett Gold Medal, Greenwich Conn. Copyright 1958 (no printing indicated but believed to be late '70s) edition number M2153 ($0.95), pp. 288. 18 x 10.5 x 1.5 cm, MMPB with pictorial cover, Good copy - crisp, page tanning, owner catalog sticker on spine, neat tape job on tear alomg spine, faint crease on spine, light edge wear. South by Java Head is the third novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, and was first published in 1958. MacLean's personal experiences in the Royal Navy during World War II provided part of the basis for the story.

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San Andreas

Alistair MacLean

  • Edition: First PB Edition
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Fontana, Glasgow, 1st PB Printing 1985, pp. 286. 18 x 10.5 x 2 cm, MMPB with pictorial cover, Very Good copy - crisp, minimal edge wear, owner catalog sticker on spine, slight wave to pages. One of MacLean's final novels, it returns to his original (and most successful) genre: war at sea.

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River of Death

Alistair MacLean

  • Edition: 1st PB Edition
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Fontana, Glasgow, 1st PB Printing 1982, pp. 216. 18 x 10.5 x 2 cm, MMPB with pictorial cover, Very Good copy - crisp, minimal edge wear, owner catalog sticker on spine, small nick on corner of cover. As with most of MacLean's novels, it depicts adventure, treachery, and murder in an unforgiving environment, but is set this time in the steamy jungles of South America instead of above the Arctic Circle.

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Fawcett Crest, Greenwich Conn. Copyright 1966 (no printing indicated but believed to be late '70s) edition number Q2570 ($1.50), pp. 223. 18 x 10.5 x 1 cm, MMPB with pictorial cover, Very Good copy - crisp, minor edge and corner wear, owner catalog sticker on spine. A first-person narrative novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean and published in 1966. It marked MacLean's return after a three-year gap, following the publication of Ice Station Zebra (1963),

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  • Edition: Collector's
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Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut, copyright 1957, Masterpieces of American Literature, Collector's Edition, pp. 267, 27cm x 19 x 3 cm, black leather binding, gold letters & cover designs, 5 raised spine ribs, all around page end gold gilt, tan moire silk endpapers, satin attached page marker. Illustrated by Rene Clarke, no jacket as issues Fine - minor bumping of corners. Beautiful Easton binding.

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Research Department of the Vanadium Corporation of America, New York, April 1930, with pencil owhership signature on cover, believed to be that of Theodore Edison, son of Thomas Edison. Pamphlet, pp. 112, 9" x 6", tipped-in photograph of Bridgeville plant, intruiging "diversification" notice and process diagram. Condition is Very Good - light wear on front cover corners, minor tanning to covers. A fascinating insight into early 20th century engineering. Theodore Miller Edison (July 10, 1898 – November 24, 1992) was an American businessman, inventor, and environmentalist. He was the fourth son and youngest child of inventor Thomas Edison, and founder of Calibron Industries, Inc.. He was the third child of Edison with his second wife, Mina Miller Edison.

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A Frozen World

Nick Andors

Nick Andors, 2013, First Edition, large-format paperback (27 x 21 cm), debut graphic novel in Fine conditon. Acclaimed debut - a startlingly beautiful crowd-sourced graphic novel written and illustrated by Nick Andors. Andors weaves a quartet of interlocking stories all set within the claustrophobic confines of dystopian Irongates, but each containing their share of disturbing visuals, characters you either pity or wouldn't want to run into on the street late at night, and unique plot twists nearly impossible to see coming.

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  • Edition: 4th (limited)
  • Book condition: Good
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Emile-Paul Freres, Paris, 4th Edition - a limited edition (volume out-of-sequence), 1932, broché (sewn) paperback, pp. 127, quarto, 19 x 15 x 1.5 cm, pages unopened, in marbled paper wrappers - has a laid-in card with a hand-written address for Godoy as well as a laid-in sheet of paper ( a very literary blurb). poetry in French language. In Good condition with small open tears on front cover, light edge wear, spine backing visible between some gatherings. Armand Godoy was born in Havana in 1880 and died in Lausanne in 1964 - a very intriguing volume form the Cuban Symbolist poet.

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  • Edition: Acting Edition (First Thus)
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • ISBN: 0573640394 / 9780573640391
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Samuel French, New York, Acting Edition, 1st Thus, 1982, paperback, 18cm tall, tan wraps. Near Fine with minimal edge wear. Semi-autobiographic work from important South African playwright.

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