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The Way To Cook ; Julia Child On Videotape (poster) by Child, Julia

New York: Knopf, 1985. Fine. Full color promotional poster measuring 21 x 30 inches (53.3 x 76.2 cm.) depicting Her Highness in the Kitchen promoting her six hour video course on cooking. Boldly signed by the author with her trademark "Bon Appeti...

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The Aldine Edition Of The British Poets (52 Volumes)

London: Bell and Daldy , n. d.. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Bound in half blue morocco and marbled boards with the front covers and spines stamped in gilt. Five raised bands on the spines. All edges marbled. Marble endpapers. A few heads lightly chi...

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The Virginians by Thackeray, William Makepeace

London: Brandbury & Evans, 1857. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. W. M. Thackeray. 1857-59. The original twenty-four numbered parts in the original yellow wrappers in publisher's crushed morocco solander case. Illustrated yellow paper covers, with the...

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A Brief Vignette from Tar Baby (broadside). by Morrison, Toni

Minneapolis: Bookslinger Editions, 1982. Fine condition.. This broadside was printed at The Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger Editions, on the occasion of the author's reading at Walker Art Center, March 2, 1982. One of ninety numbered copies signed...

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The Works Of Bret Harte by Harte, Bret

Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1891. Hardcover. Fine condition.. The Tauchnitz Edition published in 27 volumes over a six year period between the years 1885 -1891. This set is beautifully bound in the publisher's uncommon half tan calf with marbled boa...

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The Works Of John Burroughs In 15 Volumes. by Burroughs, John

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1910. Fine Condition. Titles included are Birds and Poets, Far and Near, Fresh Fields, Indoor Studies, Leaf and Tendril, The Light of Day, Literary Values Ect., Locusts and Wild Honey, Pepaction, Riverby, Signs and Seasons, Wak...

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Skeleton Crew by King, Stephen

Santa Cruz: Scream/Press, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/fine. JK Potter. Signed and numered edition of 1000 copies bound in publisher's original black cloth, spine lettered in white. Decorated endpapers. With 23 short stories and 19 illustrations throughout...

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The Loving Brand Book. by Loving, C. J

Austin: Pemberton Press., 1965. 1st . Hardcover. Fine. William D. Wittliff. Introduction by Charles Goodnight III. Illustrations by William D. Wittliff.One of 119 copies of the special manuscript edition containing one original leaf of the original man...

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Looking For Rachel Wallace; A Spencer Mystery by Parker, Robert B

New York: Delacorte / Lawrence, 1980. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Bound in the publisher's original black quarter cloth and blue boards, spine stamped in gilt. Signed presentation by the author on the ffep. ...

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HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS ... : Lilio - Narcissus I; Belladonna (print) by Trew, Christoph; Ehret, Georg, illustrator

Original hand-coloured engraving drawn by Georg Ehret and executed by J. M. Seligmann. Image measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Some cosmetic retouching in gouache. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnif...

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Invisible Man by Ellison, Ralph

London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Some overall spot foxing to the edges. Some foxing to dust jacket. Text is tight. Better than it sounds. ...

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History of the War in France and Belgium in 1815, Containing Minute Details of the Battles of Quatre-Bras, Ligny, Wavre, and Waterloo. Two volumes. by Siborne, Captain William

London: T & W Boone, 1844. 2nd . Hardcover. Near fine. Two volumes bound in half red morocco and cloth covered boards with 5 raised bands and gilt decorations and lettering on the spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. Minor wear to the extremities. I...

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Life of Tom Horn Government Scout and Interpreter by Himself Together with His Letters and Statements by His Friends; A Vindication by Horn, Tom

Denver: Louthan Book Company, 1904. 1st. Paperback. Fine. With illustrations. Preface by John Coble. Bound in original pictorial wraps. Adams Six-Guns 1033. Adams Herd 1066. ...

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Slavery and the Internal Slave Trade of the United States of North America; Being Replies to Questions Transmitted by the Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society for the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade Throughout the World.

London: Thomas Ward and Co., 1841. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine. Presented to the General Anti-Slavery convention held in London, June 1840, by the Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society. Bound in original cloth covered boards profession...

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"A" is for Alibi by Grafton, Sue

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Bound in publisher's original grey boards, spine lettered in red. Signed and dated presentation on the title page. ...

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