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San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1972. Later printing. Small 8vo, original wrappers printed in black. 100, 2pp. ads A fine copy with a touch of mellowing to the spine. A collection of metaphysical poems. “These poems almost un-conscious to confess the beatific human fact, the language intuitively chosen as in trance and dream, the rhythms rising from breath into the breast and belly, the hymn completed in tears, the movement of the physical poetry demanding and receiving decades of life while chanting Kaddish the names of Death in many mindworlds the self seeking the Key to life found at last in our self.”-Ginsberg.

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KANGAROO

Lawrence D. H

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New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. First American edition. 8vo, blue cloth gilt. 421. A very good copy with just a hint of expected age. A beautiful blend of political outburst and Australian life based on Lawrence’s visit to Australia. Chapter 10, The Nightmare, describes his war-time confrontations with authority in Cornwall and his humiliating examination for service. The novel’s protagonist, like Lawrence, was rejected as “unfit”. and landscape. Chapter 10 describes Lawrence’s own experiences with military examinations and his profound humiliation with being found unfit.

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KANGAROO

Lawrence D. H

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New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. First American edition. 8vo, blue cloth gilt. 421. A very good copy indeed. A beautiful blend of political outburst and Australian life and landscape. Chapter 10 describes Lawrence’s own experiences with military examinations and his profound humiliation with being found unfit.

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1956. First edition. This copy with fine provenance, from the collection of famed climber Eric Roberts who was killed in an avalanche on Annapurna as well as from the collection of Geoffrey Summers, a member of the Climbers' Club and the Arctic Club who joined the Merton College Arctic Expedition in 1923. Illustrated with 5 color photos, 32 black and white photos, 2 maps, and 5 diagrams. 8vo, publisher's original black cloth in the dustjacket. xix, 187 pp. A very fine copy withal, the dustjacket with a small bit of loss at the head of the spine panel. FIRST EDITION AND A COPY WITH FINE, DOUBLE PROVENANCE. An account of the first successful ascent of the mountain. Recommended by Neate (249). With appendices listing equipment, food, oxygen system, medical care, and a list of the suppliers who furnished the above.

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London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1847. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a single folio sheet 24" x 17", the captioned image, is 19" x 12.75", now presented in cream mounting boards 30" x 24" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt we also have available, views of Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple si ... Read more

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Boston: Little Brown and Company , 1992. First edition. With 44 full colour and 44 black and white full or near full page portrait photographs by Karsh. Large 4to, in the original blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine and upper cover, in the original photographic dustjacket. 157 pp. A pristine copy, as mint. FIRST EDITION. One of the most renowned portrait photographers of the 20th centuries, Karsh photographed the most influential people of his time. Here we are given a beautiful volume in excellent condition of over 70 people chosen by Karsh as American Legends. The subjects come from every walk of life, from Helen Hayes to Jonas Salk, I.M. Pei and Wolfgang Puck.

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KATE GREENAWAY

[Greenaway, Kate] Spielmann, M. H. and Layard G. S

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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. First edition. With 53 fine plates of Ms. Greenaway's paintings in colour, 34 additional black and white plates and an additional 56 thumb-nail drawings and sketches throughout the text and endleaves in colour reproducing Greenaway nursery wall paper in miniature. Large 8vo, in the original blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in yellow, red and light blue on both the upper cover and spine, Greenaway illustrated endleaves in colours and top edge gilt. xx, 300 pp., 2 ads. Internally fine and bright, the paper clean and fresh and the plates pristine, the blue cloth attractive and very well preserved with very little evidence of age or wear, some mellowing to the blue cloth at the spine panel. FIRST EDITION AND AN ABSOLUTE MUST-HAVE FOR FANS AND COLLECTORS OF ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR KATE GREENAWAY. This thick volume combines a catalogue raisonné with extensive biographic writings, particularly in regard to her relationship with John Ruskin, of which letters ... Read more

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KAVANAGH, A Tale.

Longfellow Henry Wadsworth

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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1849. First Edition. First printing with the errors on p. 177 and 180 and without the word ‘End’ at the end of the text. 8vo, publisher’s original purple cloth, the covers stamped with blind bands at the borders and corner and central ornamental devices, the spine lettered in gilt. 4 ads., [6], 188 pp. A well preserved copy, tight and in good order, the spine mellowed as is usual with the purple cloth, a bit of foxing or staining to some of the leaves as is typical with American books of the period. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING OF THIS EARLY WORK BY LONGFELLOW.

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Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; and John Ballantyne, 1821. 3 volumes. First edition, First Issue. 8vo, beautifully bound in fine contemporary calf, the spines with raised bands gilt, compartments fully gilt decorated, contrasting red and green morocco labels gilt letterd, the covers with gilt stippled frames surrounding decorated central panels rolled in blind, corner pieces of the panels in blind, edges marbled, end-leaves marbled. 320; 339; 348 + 4 ads. Slight wear to the spines, though fine, tight copies with all half titles. FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK WHICH FOLLOWED IVANHOE BY A YEAR. Finely bound in full period calf, gilt extra. A novel of Kenilworth Castle with much ado about the Elizabethan Court in the time of Shakespeare.

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KENNEDY WIT

[Kennedy] Adler Bill

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New York: Citadel Press, 1964. First edition, later printing. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 8vo, original orange cloth with black lettering on the spine. (x),83 pp. A fine copy. A VERY ENTERTAINING COLLECTION OF QUIPS FROM THE PRESIDENT.

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KENNEDY OR NIXON Does It Make Any Difference?

[Kennedy, John F.] Schlesinger, Jr. Arthur

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960. First Edition, first impression. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in silver on the spine and in the original dustjacket. (xii), 51. A fine and well preserved copy, bright and with little aging. The jacket also well preserved and showing just a bit of age mellowing. FIRST EDITION. Pulitzer Prize historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., writes a commentary on one of America’s most famous races for the presidency. In 1960, the election year had been so intense, partly because of the new use of television to air campaign speeches and debates. The Nixon-Kennedy battle was the beginning of the formal use of television to attack and counter-attack during Presidential campaigns. In the words of Carl Smith (dustjacket designer), “[Arthur Schlesinger’s] current political views are expressed dynamically in these pages.”

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KERAMIC ART OF JAPAN.

[Japanese Ceramics and Art]; Audsley, George A. Bowes, James L.

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London: Henry Sotheran, 1881. First Edition. With 32 illustrations in black and white and colours, including a fine group of chromolithographs. A number of textual illustrations in red or blue. 4to, handsomely bound by Root and Son in three-quarter red morocco over red cloth boards, the spine lettered and decorated in gilt within compartments of the spine, gilt ruling to the covers, top edge gilt, marbled end-leaves. xii, [1], 304 pp. A fine copy in attractive binding, some light rubbing to the extremities. A FINE PRINTING OF THIS CLASSIC WORK WITH SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC PLATES IN COLOURS. An important early reference on the classification of Japanese pottery.

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THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE by Mr. M. A. Titmarsh

[Christmas Books; Thackeray William Makepeace]

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London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1850. First Edition, with the half-title. Illustrated with 15 hand-coloured plates throughout. 8vo, bound by Wallis in full polished calf, the covers with double gilt fillet rules at the borders, the spine with raised bands, gilt stopped, separating the compartments which are richly decorated in panel designs incorporating gilt corner and center-tooling, morocco lettering label gilt, all edges gilt. [6], 87, [2 ads.] pp. A handsome an well preserved copy, only very light evidence of age. FIRST EDITION. One of Thackeray's Christmas Books, written under the name of Titmarsh. The characters are like those with which the author loves to surround himself. For fans of the author's work "The Kickleburys on the Rhine will afford an agreeable treat.

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London: Blackie and Son, [ca. 1941]. With a color frontispiece by W. Bryce Hamilton and a map of David Balfour's wanderings. 8vo, grey cloth in pictorial dustjacket. 239. A bright and very fresh copy. A clean and attractive edition of Stevenson's picaresque tale.

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London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886. First edition, first issue with "business" on p. 40, line 11, all additional required points, and the ads dated 5.G. 4.86 and 5.B. 4.86. Folding map printed in colours. 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth, the covers ruled in blind, the spine lettered in gilt. viii, 311, [17] ads pp. A nice copy of this classic boy's book, with little of the inner wear so typical to the book, the paper quite fine and fresh and clean, the map is in very nice shape, as are the hinges, the red cloth mellowed to burgendy on the spine and with a little wear at the tips. FIRST EDITION AND THE FIRST AND EARLIEST ISSUE AND IN THE PUBLISHER’S ORIGINAL CLOTH. One of the author’s best books and often considered a companion to TREASURE ISLAND as well as to CATRIONA which was published in 1893. The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel. The story is set around real 18th-century Scottish events, ... Read more

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New York: Macmillan, 1935. First edition. 8vo, original navy cloth in the dustjacket. xv, 110. The jacket is a bit worn, and there are pencil notations and underlining. A near-very good copy.

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KING MOMBO

Du Chaillu Paul

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New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902. First Edition. Illustrated with 24 black and white plates by Victor Perard. 8vo, publisher’s original dark gray cloth pictorially decorated on the upper cover with a scene of Mombo’s village in white, black and blue and lettered in gilt, the spine gilt lettered and with a small vignette in blind. xvi, 225, 4 pp. ads. A very handsome copy, internally with fresh clean paper, a bit of loosening within the case, the binding very attractive with minor age evidence and light wear to the head and tail-caps. FIRST EDITION OF THIS WORK BY ONE OF THE GREAT 19TH CENTURY EXPLORERS OF AFRICA. Du Chaillu’s first travels to Equatorial Africa were to an area previously unexplored by Europeans--the wooded region bordering the Equator, in the interior of Western Africa. It was on that journey that he was able to observe the habits of several remarkable species of animals found nowhere else and heretofore unknown. These included the gorilla, and Du Chaillu’s famo ... Read more

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KING RAT

Clavell James

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1962. First Edition, preceding the UK issue by one year. 8vo, publisher's original cream boards lettered on the spine in dark green, in the original dustjacket. 406 pp. A very nice copy of this scarce debut novel, with only a bit of mellowing to the boards as can be expected due to their colour, a bit of spotting to the fore-edge and top edge, the jacket in a very pleasing state of preservation, bright and clean with only very minimal evidence of shelving. THE AUTHOR'S DEBUT NOVEL, HIS MOST COLLECTABLE AND ALSO CONSIDERED BY MANY HIS BEST. KING RAT is his semi-fictional account based on his own experiences in a Japanese prison camp near Singapore during the final days of the war. The initial printing was only 7500 copies, but it soon would be an international bestseller and would in less then three years be turned into a motion picture by Bryan Forbes and starring George Segal. KING RAT is also the first in what would become the author's epic decades-spanni ... Read more

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[London;] New York: [Hodder and Stoughton, Limited] for Scribners, nd. First edition, first printing, bound and printed in the UK. With15 fine tipped-in colour plates and 3 photographs by Winifred Brunton. 4to, original light golden-brown cloth lettered and decorated on the spines in gilt, upper covers decorated in gilt at the borders and with a central gilt ornamental device with colours all in an Egyptian motif, preserved in the original printed dustjacket decorated with a tipped on plate in colours of one of the pharoahs. 163. A very fine and bright copy, internally, very well preserved, colour plates in lovely condition and retaining their original tissue-guards, the dustjacket also beautifully preserved. FIRST EDITION, SCARCE IN THE DUSTJACKET IN FINE CONDITION AND A BEAUTIFUL BOOK. This is a fascinating collection of modern portraits of the monarchs of ancient Egypt. Brunton studied the mummies in the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo and learned how the body decomposes through the mummifica ... Read more

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Tuscon: Arizona Pioneer's Historical Society, 1965. Limited first edition, one of only 750 copies. With six plates and 17 reproductions of historic maps, many of which are double-page plates, and with calligraphy in red and blue by Albert Meakin. Folio, original red cloth, the upper cover with a large compass rose in gilt, the spine gilt lettered. [vi], 104, [1] pp. A fine copy, near as new but for a little rubbing to the red cloth. FIRST EDITION, AN EXCELLENT AND WELL ILLUSTRATED STUDY OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CARTOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTHWEST BY 17TH CENTURY MISSIONARY EUSEBIO KINO. It includes fine reproductions of many historic maps. The book was designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy and made possible by a grant from the Holliday Foundation. Kino, was a Jesuit missionary who explored Pimeria Alta (northern Sonora and southern Arizona) and founded several missions in the region. His map of Baja California, "Passage par ... Read more

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