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POOR JACK: A Play in One Act

(Cabell, James Branch)

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Richmond: Privately Printed, 1906. First edition. The Cabell forgery, adapted from his "Love Letters of Falstaff." Cabell denied knowledge of this piracy, which he called "a forgery sadly bungled." But reportedly it was produced as a spoof perpetrated and published by Ben Abramson of the Argus Book Shop with Cabell's consent. Fine in tan paperwraps.

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NOTES ON FIGURES OF EARTH

(Cabell, James Branch)

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New York: Robert M. McBride, 1929. First edition. Notes on symbolism in Cabell's FIGURES OF EARTH, by John Philips Cranwell and James P. Cover. One of 865 numbered copies. Fine in original glassine dust jacket. Includes broken publisher's slipcase with top missing.

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New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1927. First edition. Gilt spine lettering a little dulled otherwise fine in lightly soiled, very good or better dust jacket with shallow chip to head of spine and 1/4" chip to upper rear panel.

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JURGEN: A Comedy of Justice

Cabell, James Branch

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New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1919. First edition, first printing, measuring 2.8 cm across top of text block and with unbroken rule on p.144 [Bleiler, 322; Schlobin, 174; Reginald, 02402]. The seventh volume in his fantasy/romance series set in the mythical medieval country of Poictesme and his best known book, perhaps because of the attempts to suppress it as obscene. Very good with hinges starting, spine ends and corners rubbed. Lacking dust jacket.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. F. C. Yohn.. First edition. Four lovely tissue-protected color plates tipped in. Near fine, lacking dust jacket.

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1917). First edition. Good condition with cloth binding lightly rubbed and soiled. Spine faded and spine ends and the bottom corner of the front board bumped slightly. Rear endpapers have offset. Endpaper split at front hinge. Inside clean. Lacking dust jacket.

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1934). Reprint edition. A movie edition with stills from the movie, including ones of Lana Turner and John Garfield on front and back jacket covers. Book is about very good in a dust jacket worn on edges, with some closed tears and spine fading.

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New York: Avon Book, (1945). First edition. Very good paperback, with rubbing on edges, soiling, age toned textblock, otherwise, binding strong, bright lettering on spine and no major tears. No dust jacket.***PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PURCHASE. DESCRIPTION NOT FULLY VETTED***.

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GALATEA

Cain, James M.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First edition. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Near fine with two tiny specks of soiling along the hinge of the front board. In a near fine dust jacket with one 1/4" chip to the top of the spine and otherwise minor wear to spine ends and corners.

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THE MOTH

Cain, James M.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First edition. Fine in a near fine, lightly tanned dust jacket with just two shallow chips to head of spine and one to the top right corner. A very nice copy.

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PAST ALL DISHONOR

Cain, James M.

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New York: Knopf, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED on front endpaper. Near fine with spine ends bumped, minor rubbing along the edges, and a few small marks of soiling to the spine. In a very good or better dust jacket with a touch of soiling and rubbing, and shallow chipping to spine ends and corners, but otherwise minimal wear.

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OUR GOVERNMENT

Cain, James M.

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New York: Knopf, 1930. First edition. The hard-boiled mystery writer's first regularly published book, essays of sorts in a series of imagined dialogues on the workings and non-workings of government. Octavo gray cloth boards stamped in black (or perhaps dark blue) on front and spine, publisher's logo blindstamped on back board; in first-issue dust jacket with dollar sign on front. Top edge stain faded and lightly foxed otherwise near fine in good or better dust jacket with toning, moderate chipping, some soiling and general wear, A scarce book, scarcer still in any jacket much less this first-issue one.

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SERENADE

Cain, James M.

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1937. First edition. His second novel. An American opera singer retreats south of the border after losing his voice and returns years later with a Mexican prostitute. "There are tenderness and beauty in the book, and also murder and vice. The arts of the film, the opera, and the bullfight are in it, and an incredible understanding of the strange nature of the human animal." -- from the jacket flap. Remarkably bright and fine in very good dust jacket with spine tanned, shallow chipping, few small tears, one tiny inconspicuous hole, and one-inch split in rear flap fold.

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THIS VERY EARTH

Caldwell, Erskine

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New York: Duell , Sloan and Pierce, (1948). First edition. SIGNED by author. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with cover art bright and the barest wear to edges.

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POOR FOOL

Caldwell, Erskine

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New York: Rariora Press, 1930. First edition of his second book. One of 1,000 numbered copies; illustrated by Alexander Couard. Blue buckram boards lettered in gilt on spine and front cover. Spine very slightly sunned, much less than usual, otherwise very good to fine without dust jacket, as issued.

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TENANT FARMER

Caldwell, Erskine

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New York: Phalanx Press, (1935). First edition. First separate appearance; originally appeared in his SOME AMERICAN PEOPLE (McBride, 1935) as "Southern Tenant Farmer." Stapled, green paperwraps printed in red. Touch of minor wear, still fine.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First U.S. edition. Translated from the French "with a supplementary chapter, narrating the most recent events" by John Oxenford. Dark (green?) cloth boards decoratively blind stamped on covers and with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue map--a facsimile of a Chinese map of the course of the insurrection--roughly detached but laid in. Ex-library copy with label on front cover and another front pastedown. Otherwise, good to very good with endpapers darkened due to binding glue and scattered foxing throughout.

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ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

Cameron, Peter

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New York: Harper & Row, (1986). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE BRANDYWINE; (In the Rivers of America Series)

Canby, Henry Seidel, Andrew Wyeth, illustrator

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1941). Andrew Wyeth. First edition, limited issue. Number 25 of 650 copies in the "special Delaware edition ... printed exclusively for the Greenwood Book Shop" SIGNED BY CANBY AND WYETH. Very good or better with light edge wear and spine slightly faded; in like dust jacket with internal paper-tape repair/reinforcement to spine ends and corners. Scarce in dust jacket. SIGNED BY BOTH MEN

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ROUGH-HEWN

Canfield, Dorothy

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1922. First edition. An American girl is taken to France to be raised, while the partner she is destined to marry remains in the States. "Americans will be fascinated to read of French home life, the old Basque woman, who tries to teach insinuation and deception and her brilliant and cynical music teacher." (blurb) Fine in dust jacket with minor chipping on corners and spine ends and one small closed tear at the bottom of a fold, backed with clear archival tape. Ad for Lewis's BABBITT on back flap. A very nice copy.

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