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Anticipations: [signed presentation copy] of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human Life and Thought by Wells, H.G

London: Chapman & Hall, Ld.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1902. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Original cloth with gilt design on top cover and spine. There is a short tear in the cloth at the head of the spine (about 5/16 inch). Spine …

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$700.00


The Gehenna Press, The Work of Fifty Years, 1942-1992: The Catalogue of an Exhibition Curated by Lisa Unger Baskin, Containing an Assessment of the Work ... on the Books by the Printer Leonard Baskin. by Franklin, Colin & Hosea Baskin & Leonard Baskin

Dallas: Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University & Gehenna Press. Fine+. (1992). First Edition. Trade paperback. 0941881091 . One of a limited edition of 2000 copies, signed on colophon page by Leonard Baskin. Book is as new. ; 0.95 x 11.14…

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$120.00


William S. Burrough's Unforgettable Characters: 'Lola La Chata' & Bernabé Jurado by Burroughs, William S. & Michael Spann & Jack Sargeant

Brisbane, Australia: Xochi. Fine. (2001). First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Appears to be new book in as new condition. First edition limited to 123 copies. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 58 pages . …

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$225.00


Go, Get' Em!: The True Adventures of an American Aviator of the Lafayette Flying Corps who was the only Yankee Flyer Fighting over General Pershing's Boys of the Rainbow Division in Lorraine, when they First Went "Over the Top" by Wellman, William A. & Elliot Harlow Robinson (Introduction and Notes)

Boston: The Page Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1918. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth cover with yellow lettering, yellow and blue illustration of aerial combat on front cover. There is wear at corners and head, tail of s…

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$200.00


Tools of the Maritime Trades by Horsley, John E

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Tan cover with gilt lettering on spine has very minimal wear and is clean. Binding sound. There are small very light tide marks on the inside upper…

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$45.83


And the Sphinx Spoke by Eldridge, Paul & Benjamin De Casseres (Introduction) & Carlo De Fornaro (Cover Design)

Boston: The Stratford Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1921). First Edition. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth spine with paper label, paper covered boards. Top cover has woodcut of sphinx, back cover is light blue. Cover has minimal wear and corners a…

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$200.00


DON TROIANI's CIVIL WAR by Trioani, Don & Brian C. Pohanka

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Fine+. (1995). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Book is as new. No ownership or other marks. This is copy 1140 of 2500 signed by Author (Trioani) on limitation page. ; Photographs, Color plates; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" t…

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$110.00


I Don't Need You Any More: Stories by Miller, Arthur

New York: Viking Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. (1967). First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth cover with blue lettering on spine. Binding sound. Signed by author on title page. Cover is clean with sharp corners. There is very min…

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$150.00


The Negotiator (signed limited edition) by Forsyth, Frederick

London: London Limited Editions with Bantam. Fine+. (1989). First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Book is very fine/as new. This is #36 of 150 numbered and signed copies of the first edition. Lacking the glassine protective jacket. Issued withou…

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$75.00


The 'Mozart' Leaves At Nine [signed, association copy] by Greene, Harris

London: Heinemann. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. (1961). First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine is clean with only minimal wear. The two front and one rear corner are bumped. Top edge of t…

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$100.00


Examen Critique d'un Écrit Posthume de Claude Bernard sur La Fermentation by Pasteur, [Louis]

Paris: Gauthier-Villars. Very Good+. 1879. First Edition. Soft cover. Publisher's grey paper wraps with light toning at edges and on spine, minor wear at edges. There is a light crease on rear cover and a small rubbed area lower rear edge near spin…

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$333.34


Krankheiten im Feldzuge gegen Russland (1812).: Eine Geschichtlich-Medizinische Studie by Ebstein, Dr. Wilhelm

Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. Good+. 1902. First Edition. Softcover. In German language. In publisher's wraps. Cover is tan with black lettering. There is some toning over the spine and wear at edges. Binding sound. No ownership marks or …

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$125.00


Das Dritte Reich im Spiegel der Weltpresse: [In German Language] Historische Documente über Den Kampf des Nationalsozialismus Gegen die Ausländische Lügenhetze by Bömer, Karl

Leipzig: Armanen Verlag. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. Hardcover. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering which is unworn but no longer bright. Brown paper over boards, lower corners bumped but otherwise very minimal wear. Binding sound. Front free…

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$200.00


The First Basic Class TBS 1945-1946: A Memoir by Dolan, J. E

J. E. Dolan (self-published). Very Good. [1991]. Hardcover. Red faux leather cover over padded boards with gilt lettering and USMC emblem on front, gilt lettering on spine. Cover is clean and unworn. Binding sound. Front free endpaper has a photograph…

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$83.33


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