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Irish Cottagers.
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Irish Cottagers.

by Doyle, Martin [William Hickey]

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Dublin William Curry, 1830, hardcover. Published Dublin 1830. -- 137 pages, plus 4 pages publishers ads. Hardcover, original green cloth. Condition: fair (front label soil; spine label unreadable; ink-stamp number at bottom of preliminary page; sewn binding cracked in center; pages quite eright). -- SCARCE. William Hickey was a Protestant curate who wrote under this pseudonym, mostly advice on farming, but also on the poor state of the Irish populace and landlord relations [A.Brady].
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The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President. SALESMAN'S SAMPLE.
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The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President. SALESMAN'S SAMPLE.

by Halstead, Murat

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Philadelphia American Book & Bible House, 1901, hardcover. SALESMAN'S SAMPLE COPY (a sampling, partial contents, "prospectus" of the book for potential buyers) with publisher's notice bound in. This copy shows several of the photographic illustrations, and pictures of the "Texoderm Binding" and the "Full Morocco Edition de Luxe" to be offered. -- Hardcover, brown cloth with photo of McKinley on cover. Condition: good-only (cloth scuffed, worn at corners; hinge cracked; one plate is clear-taped; some pages were printed on browning paper). -- Also called Salesman's Dummy.
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MEXICAN DREAM. Or, The Interrupted Thought of Amerindian Civilizations.

MEXICAN DREAM. Or, The Interrupted Thought of Amerindian Civilizations.

by Le Clezio, J. M. G. [LeClezio]

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Chicago University of Chicago Press [] , 1993, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition in U.S., First Printing. Translated from French by Teresa Lavender Fagan. Hardcover. Condition: fine with near fine dust jacket (front-flap shallow crease). [Nonfiction] ISBN 0226110028
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Melodie d'Infinito; Rime e Canti dei Chiarori Stellari.

Melodie d'Infinito; Rime e Canti dei Chiarori Stellari.

by Sparito, Giosue [Enrico Fagone]

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Palermo Edizioni Arte e Pensiero, 1947, paperback. Poetry, text in ITALIAN. SIGNED, inscribed by Giosue Sparito (pseudonym of Enrico Fagone). 123 pages. Softcover. Good used condition: binding unglued from spine, covers edgeworn, page margins tanned.
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A Record of the United Arts Rifles 1914-1919.
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A Record of the United Arts Rifles 1914-1919.

by Potton, Edward

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London: Alexander Moring De La More Press, 1920, hardcover. Published 1920. Anecdotes and humor, "not an official history but a collection of articles and photographs" of this Volunteer Corps, the Great War. -- Includes photographs of the personnel, drawings, and a list of the fallen. 92 pages, 9x11 inches. -- Hardcover. Good used condition (binding little weak with one loose plate; cover worn at edges; owner name). -- Very nice item for the World War One collector.
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The Rip Chord: Good-bye, Colonel.
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The Rip Chord: Good-bye, Colonel.

by McChord Field; Armin F. Herald

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Tacoma WA McChord Field, 1944, paperback. Weekly periodical published for personnel morale, this issue (vol. 4, number 14, April 1, 1944) devoted to the retirement of Colonel Armin F. Herald. Includes tributes and also regular sections: cartoons, The Library Page (religious books this issue, including suggestion to learn about non-Christian world religions), humorous and personal stories, the pin-up girl is Vicki Styles (head and torso), movie theater shows list. -- 22 pages, 8.5x11 inches. Softcover, newsprint, stapled binding. Condition: very good (light soil). -- Fascinating World War II at-home culture.
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Quelques Optimistes.

Quelques Optimistes.

by Sempe

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Paris Editions Denoel, 1992, First Edition. paperback. First edition, Paris 1992, one of 3443 printed. -- Text (the cartoon captions) in FRENCH. -- Softcover, 8.3x10.8 inches, stiff cover with flaps. Condition: near fine (small surface scratch rear cover). -- Nice collectible example of Sempe's classic cartoon work, familiar to New Yorker readers. ISBN 220723861X
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Novum Testamentum Graece.
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Novum Testamentum Graece.

by Bible. New Testament. Constantinus Tischendorf.

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Lipsiae Bernhardi Tauchnitz, 1862, hardcover. Editio stereotypa secunda, prolegomenis renovatis textuque denuo correcto. -- This copy is the GREEK TEXT of the New Testament, bound with opposite blank (blue) pages for the student's notes: this UNIQUE COPY does have handwritten student notes, probably of the Rev Dr Rickey to whom the book was gifted by his son Matthew, Halifax, 2 December 1869 (?) OR another giftee Nov. 1897 OR a third owner Chas. W. Wright July 1901. -- Hardcover, 3/4 leather, marbled endsheets. Condition: fair (pages are bright and clear, BUT cover detached; inch chip spine crown; spine leather alligatored).
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Selected Writings.
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Selected Writings.

by Capote, Truman

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New York Random House, 1963, hardcover. Fourth printing, with different jacket (plain brown with white letters). -- SIGNED by author Truman Capote. -- Hardcover, black cloth. Condiiton: very good minus (there is a gift note, unrelated to the author, written in red ink below Capote's signature) with very good dust jacket (tiny tear; price-clipped).
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The Japanese Lover.
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The Japanese Lover.

by Allende, Isabel

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New York Atria, 2015, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED on title page by Isabel Allende. Laid in are brochures for the Free Library of Philadelphia Author Events, including this one for Allende. -- Hardcover. Condition: fine, with fine dust jacket. **Nice collectible copy, no marks or price-clip** ISBN 9781501116971
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La Nuova Italia; The New Italy.
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La Nuova Italia; The New Italy.

by Glauco, Scilla de

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New York Nikola Press, 1939, hardcover. Subtitle: La Guerra Che Noi Preferiamo (The War We Prefer) Mussolini (which refers to the Fascist remaking of Italy in all aspects, the subject of this book). -- Text in Italian and English. Each page contains several photographs. -- Sections include: agriculture; military; protection of mothers and children; training youth in Fascist principles; after-work recreation; aviation, maritime, roads, bridges, housing; section for each city; "autarchy" or economic self-sufficiency, producing its own raw materials; Il Duce as beloved of the people, "God's appointed messenger." -- At the rear are ads from American industries supporting Italy's superior products (many advertisers are in Pennsylvania). -- Hardcover, approximately 500 pages, 12xz17 inches. Condition: good (pages are clean and bright, but cover and text edges are quite worn, spine cloth is torn, but binding remains firm; ownership note on blank page; one photo is cut from ads).… Read More
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Plan B.
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Plan B.

by Muldoon, Paul; Norman McBeath

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London Enitharmon Press, 2009, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition: Limited edition of 150 numbered copies, SIGNED by both Muldoon and McBeath, on a tipped-in card headed "Plan B." -- Hardcover. Condition: fine, in fine slipcase. -- Includes introduction by Muldoon explaining the creative combination of these poems and photographs.
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Beauty In a Broken Place.
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Beauty In a Broken Place.

by Toibin, Colm

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Dublin Lilliput Press, 2004, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. The Abbey Theatre Playscript Series. SIGNED by author on title page. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine, with near fine dust jacket. ISBN 1843510588
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Silence: Lectures and writings.

Silence: Lectures and writings.

by Cage, John

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Middletown CT Wesleyan University Press, 1961, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover, 276 pages, 8.5x10 inches. Condition: very good (owner name) with very good dust jacket (black dj is rubbed overall). -- A solid, clean copy of this scarce John Cage work, poetic and unconventional (in both topic and typographical layout) speeches on his views on experimental music and other topics like collecting mushrooms.
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The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.
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The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.

by Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

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1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any office of magistracie or publ[i]que imployment in the common-wealth: whereunto is added a perfect table [i.e. of contents]. -- Attributed to Richard Garnett (from sources, and from a previous owner's pencilled note). -- Hardcover but LACKING COVERS AND BACKING; pagination irregular as noted with other copies but catchwords correct, text complete. Condition: fair (as noted; rear endsheet half missing; some pages have bleedthrough making reading difficult). -- Significant in the history of law, as referenced in Encyclopedia Britiannica 11th edition, oaths for example for "valuers of cloth and city scavengers" (the latter did what we would think of today as public works and public health).
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