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MACHINE DREAMS

Phillips Jayne Anne

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New York: E. P. Dutton/Seymour Lawrence, 1984. First edition, third printing. 8vo, white cloth and boards in dustjacket. 331. Very fine. Phillips received the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for BLACK TICKETS, a collection of stories. This is her first novel.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spines . ix,729,(5). A handsome copy. Translated from the German by H.T.Lowe-Porter.

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MAINE WOODS

Thoreau Henry David

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, first printing. 8vo, publisher's original Ticknor textured green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine, bordered and decorated in blind on all covers. [i-viii] 328, [23, April ads and catalogue] pp. An unusually fine, bright and clean and pleasing copy, no foxing and with beautifully preserved dark, solid cloth. A superior copy of a book seldom found in collector's condition. SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN UNUSUALLY FINE CONDITION. Thoreau’s journey to the Maine Woods has served to this day as a guide for the reverent to the peaceful wilds of the Maine wilderness. By river, rail, and foot, Thoreau ventured with friends to discover the peace of a land they thought would one day be overrun by settlers and tourists. They gazed up a plethora of wildlife, discovered moose in the streams and imbibed the spirit of unspoiled beauty. Thoreau and his party were amongst the very first to set foot upon the summit of Ktaadn. Revered by the native ... Read more

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MAKE BRIGHT THE ARROWS. 1940 Notebook.

Millay Edna St. Vincent

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First edition. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth over blue boards, in the original printed dustjacket. viii, 65 pp. A very fine copy in very lightly aged dustjacket. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY PLEASING, WELL PRESERVED COPY.

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MAKING OF A SAILOR Or Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger

[Sailing; Sea; Naval]; Harlow Frederick Pease

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Salem: Marine Research Society, 1928. First Edition. Profusely illustrated throughout with full-page plates depicting many of the square-rigged ships and their ports of call, textual illustrations are constant throughout the book. 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, in the pictorial dustjacket printed in blue. x, [2], 377, ads pp. A fine copy, very well preserved with minimal evidence of age, the dustjacket also in very nice condition, whole and still very handsome indeed. FIRST EDITION OF THIS FINE WORK ON SAILING THE YANKEE SQUARE-RIGGERS. A depiction of voyages at sea made in the 1870's in deep water sailing ships. This is a fine work on sea-life aboard the Akbar which sailed out of Boston Harbor.

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MAKING OF THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE. Introduction by Peter Zahn.

Wilson Adrian, assisted by Joyce Lancaster Wilson

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Amsterdam: Nico Israel, 1978. First edition, second printing. With a great profusion of illustrations from the NUREMBERG CHRONICLE throughout, some in colour. Folio, publisher’s original gray cloth lettered in white on the spine with white pictorial device on the upper cover, in dustjacket, pictorial endpapers. 253. A mint copy, completely pristine in the publisher's original dustjacket and protective shipping wrapper. FIRST EDITION, REISSUED. The Nuremberg Chronicle (Liber Chronicarum) was originally published in 1493 and is considered the most outstanding of all illustrated German incunabula (books printed prior to 1501). Its subject matter is sweeping----including geography, history, and religion, and contains over 1800 illustrations. The engravings depict popes, saints, and other religious figures, kings and emperors, mythological and fanciful creatures, natural phenomena, and views of all the major cities of the known world. In this well-researched text, Wilson reconstructs the mak ... Read more

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989. First edition. Tall 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth in the original dustjacket. 407 pp. A very fine and bright copy. FIRST EDITION AND A FINE COPY. The author's second novel, winner of the National Book Award. At the top of the best-seller lists for months on end, this is a hot and spicy novel of ethnic life in New York City and the world of performing arts and it is, without doubt, a great read.

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989. First edition. A PRESENTATION COPY, Inscribed to G....., and signed by the author. Tall 8vo, publisher's original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt crowns on the upper cover, in the original brightly decorated dustjacket. 407pp. A fine and bright copy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, being the first novel by a United States-born Hispanic to do so. It is also winner of the 1990 National Book Award. At the top of the best-seller lists for months on end, this is a hot and spicy novel of ethnic life in New York City and the world of performing arts. The novel develops one of Hijuelos' most common themes: how immigrants adjust to coming to the United States and how they see themselves in relation to their new culture. Also, the book showcases Hijuelos' distinctive, richly detailed description of his characters' lives written in a prose-style that evokes the rhythms of Cuban music and it is, without doubt, a really great read.

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London: MacMillan and Co. Limited, 1911. First edition, WITH AUTOGRAPH PRESENTATION FROM THE AUTHOR. Extensively illustrated with over 200 engravings on wood. 8vo, publisher's original red cloth with a gilt vignette on the upper cover, the spine lettered and ruled in gilt, t.e.g. xii, 419, including index pp. A handsome and pleasing copy, no foxing to the text other then a hint at the prelims, the cloth clean and well preserved, the gilt bright, the spine mellowed just a tad, only very light rubbing or wear to the extremeties, in collector's condition. SCARCE SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. RARE IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. AUTOGRAPHED COPIES APPEAR VERY RARELY ON THE MARKET. The author has inscribed the title-page and has signed his name above the printed author line of the page. The account of Bland-Sutton's voyage with Dr. Comyns Berkeley from Mombasa to the Victorian Nyanza and the great Rift Valley, with descriptions of the birds, mammals, reptiles and humans encountered along ... Read more

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THE MAN WHO DIED.

Lawrence D. H.

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London: Botolph Printing for Martin Secker, 1931. First Edition, a very attractive printing limited to only 2000. Tall 8vo, publisher's original green cloth, the spine lettered in gilt and with the phoenix in gilt to the upper cover, the cloth with bevelled edges, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 97, (1) pp. A very fine copy indeed, unusually so, generally an unopened and pristine copy, near as mint. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY FINE COPY. This work was originally titled THE ESCAPED COCK and was published in Paris by the Black Sun Press in 1929, Lawrence decided upon this new title shortly before his death. The text of the two is substantially similar but some technical differences were made. The Secker printing is quite attractive, essentially as a fine press work of the period, limited and on especially nice paper.

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MAN WHO KNEW KENNEDY

[Kennedy] Bourjaily Vance

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New York: Dial Press, 1967. First Edition, Book Club issue. 8vo, publisher’s blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, in the original dustjacket. 312pp. A near fine copy, the book and jacket both. Bourjaily’s moving novel following a small handful of Americans through the first six months that followed the killing of President Kennedy.

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MAN WHO DIED

Lawrence D. H

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First American edition, same year as the British. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, the upper cover embossed with the phoenix. 103pp. A nice copy, lightly mellowed. This work was originally titled THE ESCAPED COCK and was published in Paris by the Black Sun Press in 1929, Lawrence decided upon this title shortly before his death. The text of the two is substantially similar but some technical differences of note. As THE ESCAPED COCK was limited to 450 copies and the British edition was limited to 2000, this edition can honestly be called the first general trade edition of the work. The story is Lawrence’s retelling of the events after Jesus (never referred to by name) awakens in his tomb. It was meant to be Lawrence's ultimate critique of Christianity. It is often held that the reason he never refers to the central character as anything but "the man who had died" was because he feared the story being banned as heresy, ... Read more

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1928). First Edition. 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth lettered and paneled in orange on the upper cover and spine. 275 pp. A copy that is essentially fine, just very lightly mellowed on the spine. FIRST EDITION of Lewis depiction of a mediocre business man who claims a small measure of celebrity for having briefly been in college with president Calvin Coolidge. The novel is an unusually constructed, near series of monologues.

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MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

Hale Edward Everett

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1916. A handsome early reprint of Little, Brown and Company’s separate printing. 8vo, publisher’s original sea-foam green course cloth, lettered and decorated with a pleasing and attractive pictorial decoration of a sailing ship on the upper cover in white and gray, lettered on the spine in white. 60pp. A near fine copy An attractive and appealing vintage edition of one of the most famous novellas in American literature. This short tale was written to inspire patriotism during the Civil War. Although the story is entirely fictitious, there was a real Philip Nolan (the main character in this work), whose true history is the basis for Hale's complementary novelette, PHILIP NOLAN'S FRIENDS. THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY is among the best examples of fiction being used to promote a political cause. “As Hale intended, the short story created significant support for the U.S. as a country, identifying the priority of the Union over the individual states, and t ... Read more

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THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

Hale Edward Everett

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Mount Vernon: The Peter Pauper Press, 1938. First Edition Illustrated and decorated by Valenti Angelo. 8vo, publisher's original sienna cloth, the upper cover with Valenti Angelo decorated illustration as pastedown, the spine panel with pastedown lettered in red. Housed in the original gray slipcase. 59, (1) pp. A very fine copy, largely unopened, in a near fine slipcase showing only light evidence of shelving. FIRST ISSUE OF THIS ATTRACTIVE AND APPEALING EDITION, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED of one of the most famous novellas in American literature. This short tale was written to inspire patriotism during the Civil War. Although the story is entirely fictitious, there was a real Philip Nolan (the main character in this work), whose true history is the basis for Hale's complementary novelette, PHILIP NOLAN'S FRIENDS. THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY is among the best examples of fiction being used to promote a political cause. “As Hale intended, the short story created significant support for the U.S. ... Read more

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London: Macmillan, 1907. First edition, early issue. With a profusion of illustrations, mostly from the author's black and white photographs, and a full page map. 8vo, publisher’s original navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated with head of a lion on upper cover in gilt. xx, 338. A very bright copy, the cloth uncommonly fresh and completely unfaded, the gilt vivid on both cover and spine, the text clean and well preserved. FIRST EDITION, EARLY ISSUE OF A MOST SOUGHT AFTER BOOK, WITH A FORWARD BY FREDERIC COURTENEY SELOUS. A classic of man-eater literature, this is Patterson's account of his battle with lions that harassed the workers building the Uganda railway. In March 1898 the British started building a railway bridge over the Tsavo River in Kenya. Patterson was leader of the project. During the next nine months of construction, two maneless male Tsavo lions stalked the campsite, dragging Indian workers from their tents at night and devouring them. Crews tried to sca ... Read more

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1948. First Edition, Limited to 500 copies only. With a frontispiece portrait of Thomas Wolfe and twelve page reproduction of a holograph letter by him about the play. 8vo, publisher's original cloth in the dusjacket and publisher's slipcase. A very fine copy in a very fine dust jacket housed in the original slipcase which has some light wear. FIRST EDITION. LIMITED TO 500 COPIES ONLY. A Civil War play written while Wolfe was studying playwriting at Harvard with George Pierce Baker.

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MANSION

Faulkner William

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New York: Random House, 1959. First edition. 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, in the original printed and pictorially decorated dustjacket. (12), 436 pp. A handsome, well preserved and pleasing copy, dustjacket with spine panel just a tad mellowed. FIRST EDITION. The third and last novel of the Snopes family, after THE HAMLET and THE TOWN.

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MANTISSA

Fowles John

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1982. First edition. SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION. One of 500 copies only. 8vo, publisher's original red crushed buckram, lettered in gilt and housed in the original slipcase, with tipped in plate of a Picasso engraving to the cover. 196 pp. A pristine copy. As mint. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND NUMBERED AND LIMITED.

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MARDI and a Voyage Thither

Melville Herman

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. 2 volumes. First edition. 8vo, publisher's original blind-stamped purple cloth, with elaborate blind-stamped decorative tooling on covers and spine, lettering and Harper’s logo in gilt to the spine panel. Housed in a pleasing dark green morocco solander case, the volumes each with their own chemise. xii, 365; xii, 387 pp., 8 pp. ads. An unusually fine copy and a very handsome pair, beautifully preserved. The cloth is bright and clean and essentially without fading, some of the typical offsetting to the pastedown and free-fly. RARE FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL CLOTH IN UNUSUALLY WELL PRESERVED CONDITION. THE BOOK IS EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE IN THE PURPLE CLOTH IN FINE CONDITION AS IS THIS COPY. After a tiring 18 month whaling voyage in the south seas, Melville jumped ship and with his companion, Richard Tobias Greene, lived in the islands for several months. While there he was captured by but escaped from island natives. He served on an Australian trader, worked a ... Read more

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