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THE GADFLY

Voynich, Ethel Lilian

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1897. First edition. A novel by an Irish writer set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of tumultuous revolt and uprisings. The story centres on the life of the protagonist, Arthur Burton, as a member of the Youth movement, and his antagonist, Padre Montanelli. A thread of a tragic relationship between Arthur and his love Gemma simultaneously runs through the story. It is a story of faith, disillusionment, revolution, romance, and heroism. (Wikipedia). Bumping to corners and rear top edge, rubbing to edges, slight discoloration on rear, slightly cocked, minor wear to textblock edges, light age toning to paste downs and free end papers, otherwise, binding strong, crisp and bright gilded letters on spine. .***PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PURCHASE. DESCRIPTION NOT FULLY VETTED***.

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GAI-JIN A Novel of Japan

Clavell, James

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(New York): Delacorte Press, (1993). First edition. Name on front endpaper, otherwise fine in dust jacket.

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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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GALENA GUIDE

[Algren, Nelson]

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Galena, IL: The City of Galena, 1937. First edition. Considered his first book or contribution. In the "American Guide Series," a Works Progress Administration Federal Writers' Project that funded writers during the Depression. Blue paperwraps featuring a silhouette of Illinois; printed on front only in dark blue and gilt. Bit of excess glue inside front cover otherwise fine. WPA GUIDE

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A GALLERY OF WOMEN

Dreiser, Theodore

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition. Two volumes. Small chip at head of dust jacket spine, volume 1, and that portion of the book's spine just a little dull, otherwise both the books and dust jackets are remarkable nice and bright with the barest wear. Housed in a duplicate of the original slipcase, using matching cloth versus paper, with jacket front panel design mounted on one side.

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GALLOWS ORCHARD

Spencer, Claire

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New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1930). First edition. Her first book, a mystery. Striking Art-Deco dust jacket featuring a young woman's face surrounded by a scarf. Name and date on half-title otherwise fine in dust jacket with a few tiny chips at top edges of spine and rear cover, and a couple of pieces of old tape on verso. An attractive copy.

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THE GARDEN OF ADONIS

Gordon, Caroline

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New York: Scribner's Sons, 1937. First edition. Chronicle of Southern life in the thirties dealing with the relationships between plantation owners and tenant farmers. Light foxing at top of boards, inner hinge papers darkened on edges, otherwise very good or better in dust jacket with small chips at corners and spine ends.

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GAS-HOUSE MCGINTY

Farrell, James T.

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New York: Vanguard Press, 1933. First edition. Endpapers slightly darkened at hinges, otherwise fine in dust jacket with wear on corners and spine ends and a few short closed tears.

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[No Place]: Corgi Cottage Industries, 1996. First edition. Color photograph of Tasha Tudor collecting twigs for kindling in the woods. Sheet is 12 x 18 inches, with the color image being 8.5 X 12.5 inches. One of 500 copies SIGNED by both Tasha Tudor and the photographer, Richard Brown. Very attractive, we even framed one for the house.

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GATHERING BLUE

Lowry, Lois

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2000). First edition. SIGNED BY LOWRY on a Chinaberry bookplate. Light nudge to base of spine on book and dust jacket otherwise both are fine.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1961. First edition. The author's only book. An advance copy INSCRIBED by Brammer, "For Wm. Beckman -- Friend of famous Arthurs / Pen Pay of Genius Poets / Patron of the Pataphysician. From his boon companion Wm. (B. L.) Brammer 3/21/63 (4 a. m.)." One of the best political novels we've read. Brammer worked for LBJ and became a heavy user of drugs which eventually led to his death. Set in an unnamed state identical to Texas, each novella has a different protagonist: a member of the state legislature; the state's junior senator; and the governor's speechwriter. The governor himself, Arthur Fenstemaker, a master politician (said to have been based on Brammer's mentor Lyndon Johnson) serves as the dominant figure throughout. The book also includes characters based on Ladybird, and LBJ's brother Sam Houston Johnson. The book, which earned the author a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. has been widely acclaimed as one of the best Ameri ... Read more

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GEJAAGD DOOR DE WIND; [GONE WITH THE WIND; Complete in Three Volumes]

Mitchell, Margaret, Anton Pieck, illustrated by

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Haag: Zuid-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij(S. Holland Pub. Co), [1937]. Anton Piek.. Dutch edition illustrated by renowned Dutch artist Anton Pieck with over 25 paintings and drawings. Translated by W. J. A. Roldanus Jr. Three volumes: "Vuur Over Land [Land on Fire]"; "Als Een Vlam in de Storm [Like a Flame in a Storm]"; "Het Zaad Ontikiemt [The Seed Sprouts]." First volume designated 30th printing on title page and other two designated 28th printings. (They must have been some really small printings as the books appear to be quite scarce.) Tan boards over green cloth stamped in red and black on spine; intricate emblem on front boards in red and gilt; frontispiece in each volume matching respective dust jacket illustration. All three volumes show minor damp stain to bases of spines (extending to some rear leaves in 2nd volume). Volume One dust jacket with thin closed tear to left edge of spine; Volume Two with tear along bottom of spine. Altogether a very good or better set i ... Read more

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New York: Hill and Wang, no-date [1972]. First U.S. edition. Translated from the German by Desmond Vesey. Treverton's opening paragraph for this title on p.[91] states published in 1972, while the entry for this particular edition [Treverton 901, p.93] states 1973. As the various OCLC records state 1972, we presume that date is correct. 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine, top edge brown. Fine in near fine dust jacket slightly faded at spine and with touch of minor wear.

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THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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New York: Knopf, 1990. First U.S. edition, translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. A review copy with review slip and promotional photo laid in. Fine in dust jacket.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. First American edition, preceded by a slightly different British edition in 2001. SIGNED by the Nobel Prize Laureate. His life after the discovery of the structure of DNA, including his adjustment to his new life style, and letters from Russian theoretician George Gamow. Fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear.

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New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1947. First U.S. edition. Two previously unpublished plays with prefaces, and a variation on Shakepeare's ending for CYMBELINE with an explanation. Previous owner's name & date on front endpaper. Very good in very good dust jacket.

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THE GENTEEL TRADITION

Santayana, George

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First edition. Very good or better with some rubbing to the cover and a contemporaneous price sticker on the back pastedown. In a very good or better dust jacket with a tanned spine and a few closed tears along the edges that are repaired with tape on the verso.

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New York: Random House, (1939). First edition of his second book, a play. INSCRIBED to a drama critic at The New Yorker: "To Edith Oliver, for 'Madison Avenue Bus Driver.'/ -Irwin Shaw." The play, directed by Harold Clurman, featured Sam Jaffe, Franchot Tone, Karl Malden, Sylvia Sidney, and Lee J. Cobb. Fine in dust jacket with edgewear and minor chipping. A presentable copy and hard to find inscribed. INSCRIBED TO A DRAMA CRITIC

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London: William Heinemann, (1930). First edition. Observations from his travels. Lacking the front free endpaper and rear blank otherwise very good with some offset from binding to endpapers. In about very good dust jacket showing some scattered foxing and general light soiling, a bit of fraying to spine ends and corners and a little rumpling. Still, a bit nicer than often seen.

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THE GENTLENESS OF ROBINSON JEFFERS

(Jeffers, Robinson), by Fraser Bragg Drew

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Autumn 1958. Offprint of an article in Western Humanities Review Vol. XII No. 4. SIGNED BY DREW and with several Typed Letters Signed from Drew to Jeffers scholar and printer Marlan Beilke laid in. Printed paperwraps with very minor wear and slight darkening on top and fore edge. Very good or better. Scarce.

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