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Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited

Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited

by NABOKOV, Vladimir

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New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1966. BCE. Hard Cover. Book club edition. The brilliant novelist Vladimir Nabokov was 18 when the Bolsheviks swept into power in his Saint Petersburg. He, and his aristocratic, somewhat eccentric family emigrated to England and eventually to Berlin. In this memoir, he draws on old records and photos to document the early days of his life before the chaos of the revolution took hold. With several black & white plates, and endpaper map depicting family lands in Saint Petersburg area. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with J. M. Schlemmer photographic portrait of Mr. Nabokov to back panel. --- With Strand (NYC) sticker to front paste-down, inked gift inscription to half title page, clipped corner of front free endpaper, and a little toning to cloth, else an unmarked, sound copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, scar to front panel from sticker removal,… Read more
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Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior

Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior

by NABOKOV, Peter

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780803283510
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0803283512
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Lincoln: A Bison Book / University of Nebraska Press. Near Fine. 1967. Softcover. 0803283512 . A softcover biography of Crow Indian warrior Two Leggings, known for his unusual ferocity and ambition as his tribe fought numerous battles against other tribes of his day in the latter part of the 19th century in present-day eastern Montana. With a section of black & white photos and two maps. This work based on a field manuscript prepared by William Wildschut for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. With a foreword by John C. Ewers. --- In black and white wraps with Kevin Red Star painting of Two Leggings to front panel. --- A clean, bright, newish copy though with minor rubbing to covers and prior owner's signature to first page.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxvii, 226 pages .
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India: A Wounded Civilization

India: A Wounded Civilization

by NAIPAUL, V [idiadhar]. S [urajprasad].

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780394724638
ISBN 10
0394724631
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New York: Vantage Books / Random House. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1977. Softcover. 0394724631 . The author, born in Trinidad of Indian parents, writes of his perceptions of India after traveling there. In his foreword, Mr. Naipaul writes that "India. . .isn't my home and cannot be my home; and yet I cannot reject it or be indifferent about it. . ." --- A softcover copy in tan wraps. --- A Very Good copy but with slight tanning to leaves.; LK41401; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; 192 pages .
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The Enigma of Arrival

The Enigma of Arrival

by NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]

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First American Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394509716
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0394509714
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good. 1987. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0394509714 . Nobel prizewinner's novel is an introspective look at his own life; tracks his migration from his native Trinidad to Britain. In black half cloth & turquoise paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright; unmarked. Dust jacket has chips & scuffs at edges. 2" tear at lower front hinge has been taped; now in removable mylar protector. With publisher's promotional bookmark specific to this title laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages .
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A Way in the World

A Way in the World

by NAIPAUL, V. [idiadhar] S. [urajprasad]

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394564784
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0394564782
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. 0394564782 . Stated first edition, copyright page. The Nobel-laureate's novel explores aspects of his own past. --- In tan textured paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth and with copper foil titling on cover and spine. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking significant damages. Jacket with minor creasing at extremities, small dark soiled spot to verso of jacket back. Original $23 flap price unclipped.; 50373; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 380 pages .
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Half a Life: A Novel

Half a Life: A Novel

by NAIPAUL, V. S.

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ISBN 13
9780375707285
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037570728X
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New York: Vintage International / Random House. Near Fine. 2002. Softcover. 037570728X . A softcover edition of V. S. Naipaul's 2001 novel, which is the story of his Willie Chandran character. Chandran is a writer who travels from India to London and eventually to East Africa. This work is a prequel to the author's "Magic Seeds." --- In wraps with image of green-lensed eyeglasses to front panel. --- A clean, bright, newish copy but with retailer's back panel sticker.; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; (10), 211 pages .
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The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs and Song Writers of Scotland, Subsequent  to Burns (Second Edition)
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The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs and Song Writers of Scotland, Subsequent to Burns (Second Edition)

by NAIRNE, Carolina Baroness et al.

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Brooklyn: Wm. W. Swayne. Fair with no dust jacket. [c.1870]. Hardcover. A collection of Scottish songs and poems in the period following the life and output of Robert Burns. The table of contents lists several dozen authors, prominent among them being Carolina Baroness Nairne, with her tissue-guarded frontis portrait. An uncredited preface mentions 1870, no other date is obvious. Each author is profiled before the songs. Songs presented in two framed columns per page. Back matter includes index of authors, first lines and with an extensive glossary. --- In bevel-edge violet cloth with gilt decoration to cover; fillets in black to front panel, in blind to back panel. All edges gilt, with dark brown endpapers. Spine titling originally in gilt. --- A quite brittle copy with tanned leaves (especially at page edges), at least one leaf with good-sized tear. Spine is heavily faded and with spots of missing cloth, titling can be read.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xx, 507, 24 (ads) pages .
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Pearl Harbor and the War in the Pacific

Pearl Harbor and the War in the Pacific

by NALTY, Bernard (consultant editor); PRITCHARD, Russ A. (technical advisor)

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780831767884
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083176788X
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New York: Smithmark Publishers Inc.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. Hardcover. 083176788X . A detailed account of the attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese and the resulting war in the Pacific Theater is detailed here. With dozens of photos, drawings and maps. --- In brown textured paper-covered boards with titling in silver to spine. Jacket features painting of the chaos at Pearl Harbor. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Jacket with retailer sticker to spine, else undamaged. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 304 pages .
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The World Without a Self: Virginia Woolf and the Novel

The World Without a Self: Virginia Woolf and the Novel

by NAREMORE, James

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780300015942
ISBN 10
0300015941
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New Haven: Yale University Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0300015941 . A first edition (so indicated by matching dates on title and copyright pages) of James Naremore's scholarly examination of the fiction writings of Virginia Woolf (1882-1941). Mr. Naremore is an academic, studying both literature and cinematic subjects. --- In bright blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- An excellent copy: tightly-bound, clean and bright but faint scratch to front cover and a hint of spine lean.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (12), 259 pages .
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I Wouldn't Have Missed It: Selected Poems of Ogden Nash

I Wouldn't Have Missed It: Selected Poems of Ogden Nash

by NASH, Ogden

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780316598309
ISBN 10
0316598305
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Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. 0316598305 . Second printing. A collection of over 400 of the popular American humorist poet's work, selected from all of Ogden Nash's previous collections by daughters Linell Smith and Isabel Eberstadt. Includes an introduction by Archibald MacLeish. With Nash's whimsical drawings at chapter heads and indices of first and last lines at rear of volume. --- In ivory cloth-covered boards w/Nash drawing in gilt on cover, titling in red and gilt on spine. Dust jacket repeats the Nash cover drawing. --- Several poems are marked in pencil, boards are just slightly splayed and with a hint of soiling to cloth, otherwise a firm, clean copy. Unclipped dust jacket with a small tear to top edge, lightly sunned spine and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; xxiii, 407 pages .
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The Selected Verse of Ogden Nash (Modern Library #191.3)

The Selected Verse of Ogden Nash (Modern Library #191.3)

by NASH, Ogden

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. [c.1959]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition featuring Mr. Nash's humorous poetry. From the jacket cover: "The author's own selection of 165 of his most representative poems." With index of first lines at rear of volume. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 388 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1959 (though 1945 date appears in book). ML #191.3. --- An about Near Fine copy: clean, unmarked, and tightly-bound but with a hint of age-toning to leaves. Unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and a little soiling to back panel, else bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xi, 246 pages .
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Family Reunion

Family Reunion

by Nash, Ogden

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Sixth Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. 1951. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Author's poetry in a good copy. Some waterspotting on full bright red cloth covers; interior clean and bright. Dust jacket chipped and torn; but now in removable mylar protector, has priceclipped flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Verses from 1929 On (Modern Library #343.1)

Verses from 1929 On (Modern Library #343.1)

by NASH, Ogden

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780316598286
ISBN 10
0316598283
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Poor dust jacket. [c.1966]. Hardcover. 0316598283 . A Modern Library reprint edition offering a selection of the popular American humorist poet's work, selected and revised from six of Ogden Nash's previously published volumes from 1929 to 1959. Volume wrapped in jacket with image to front panel of sharp pencils in a jar. --- In Toledano spine 11 / green cloth / ML hex torchbearer device blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style l, verso blank. Likely published c.1966 (though 1959 date appears in book). ML #343.1. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy though with brownish stains to corner of front free endpaper. Poor, unclipped dust jacket with plenty of tears and chips, plus dark stains to both front and back panels and flaps; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xxxii, 522 pages .
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James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography
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James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography

by NASMYTH, James (author); SMILES, Samuel (editor)

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London: John Murray. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1897. Leather. An autobiography by James Nasmyth (1807-1890), the Scottish-born engineer, artist and industrialist who invented many devices, including the steam hammer. With numerous engraved illustrations (many by Mr. Nasmyth), including a tissue-guarded frontis portrait of the author. Edited by Samuel Smiles. Stated "Popular Edition". --- Beautifully bound in red calf, with marbled paper endpapers and textblock edges, tooled cover edges in gilt, decorations and titling to 6-compartment spine, marbled endpapers and marbling to all textblock edges. --- With gift award notice by England's Exeter School pasted to front paste-down, later prior owner's rubberstamped signature and date to front endpaper. Otherwise an excellent copy, though with a little sunning to spine of this scarce edition.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xx, 450 pages .
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Musée d'Orsay: History, Architecture, Collections
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Musée d'Orsay: History, Architecture, Collections

by NAVE, Alain

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ISBN 13
9782876602779
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2876602776
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Paris: Vilo / Adam Biro. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. Hardcover. 2876602776 . A history of and guide to the artworks on display at Paris's Musée d'Orsay. Once an ornate train station, the site was converted into an art museum in 1986. Situated on the left bank of the Seine, the museum is noted for its collection of fine impressionist paintings by the likes of Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and many others. Also exhibited are sculptures, photographs and orate furniture. The art is displayed on numerous full-color plates with accompanying text by Alain Nave, rendered into English by Ellie Rea. --- In blue linen-finish paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Volume wrapped in jacket with wrap-around reproduction of Monet's "Poppies near Argenteuil," which is on display at the museum. --- An excellent copy, bright, tightly-bound bound and lacking apparent damages. Unpriced, unclipped jacket also in great shape.; Quarto - 11 to 13… Read more
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Favorite Recipes from the Kitchens of New Natives Club (Alumni of  Littleton Newcomers)

Favorite Recipes from the Kitchens of New Natives Club (Alumni of Littleton Newcomers)

by NAYLOR, Pat (president)

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Littleton, Colorado U. S. A.: New Natives Club. Good with no dust jacket. 1977. Plastic comb binding. A wide variety of recipes are offered by this charitable group in Colorado. The recipes are compiled from submissions by the members, and range from appetizers through candies and preserves. --- In plastic comb binding with white covers; cornucopia image on cover. --- Covers are somewhat discolored; interior is clean and unmarked. Scarce in this edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages .
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Contentment Better than Wealth

Contentment Better than Wealth

by NEAL, Alice B. ( "Cousin Alice" )

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New York: D. Appleton & Co.. Poor. 1856. Hardcover. In this mid-1800s work, "Cousin Alice" makes the case for Godliness in this compact work. Includes a few black & white engraved illustrations. --- With blind embossed decorations to covers; titling and illustration in gilt to front panel & spine. --- A damaged copy, with a complete split at mid-book, but binder's threads are holding the textblock together. Also with general wear and age-toning.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; 188 pages .
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Watch and Pray or Helen's Confirmation: A Sequel to Helen Morton's Trial

Watch and Pray or Helen's Confirmation: A Sequel to Helen Morton's Trial

by [NEAL, Alice B.] ( "Cousin Alice" )

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New York: General Prot. Episcopal S. S. Union. Good. 1851. Hardcover. In this mid-1800s work, "Cousin Alice" tells of the spirituality of "our old friend Helen Morton" with a younger reader in mind. With engraved illustrations by N. Orr, from designs by Matteson. --- With gilt-stamped titling and decorations to spine. --- With general wear to cover edges and near-complete dulling to spine gilding; prior owner's signature to front free endpaper & title page and general age-toning; but binding remains sturdy. ; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; 248 pages .
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The Verplanck Room from the Metropolitan Museum of Art To color, cut out,  and fold

The Verplanck Room from the Metropolitan Museum of Art To color, cut out, and fold

by NESS, Evaline

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9780870992070
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0870992074
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New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1979. Booklet. 0870992074 . Fold-out cardstock depiction of 18th-century drawing room with 6 loose sheets bearing images of furnishings ready for a child to cut out and place in the room. An unusual, scarce artifact from The Met. ; 33 in. wide x 7-1/2 in. tall (unfolded) .
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[How to Use Your] Camera Afloat

[How to Use Your] Camera Afloat

by NEWCOMBE, H.S.

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London: Focal Press. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. First Edition. A guide to successful photography for the sailor. With numerous b&w plates, tables, and glossaries of both photographic and seagoing terms. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with white spine titles. Jacket with photo of yacht on cover; author photo on flap. --- A bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket intact, but is very creased and rubbed at edges; a one-inch back cover tear; now protected in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages .
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