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BEER AND SKITTLES

By: Barrett, Diana

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The Craft Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37009

Condition: Near Fine


30 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 26605947 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

TYPED LETTER [carbon] SIGNED by H. H. Baskin, Jr. regarding Belleview Biltmore Hotel Property

By: Baskin, H. H. ; Jr.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Manuscript: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42201

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 1 pages; Clean single sheet typed letter on printed letterhead of Cooper, Rives & Baskin, actually signed by H. H. Baskin, Jr. and labelled "Copy" Letter regarding the transfer of the property known as the Belleview Biltmore Hotel Property. The matter is the pay-off of the mortgage held by U.S. Steel (represented by Mr. John D. Fite) which is delaying the transfer of property to Mr. Bernard F. Powell. In 1946, Bernard Powell joined prominent investor Roger Stevens in purchasing the Belleview Biltmore Hotel, dubbed "the biggest white elephant on the West Coast of Flori... View more info

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Hand Colored Wood Engraved Portrait of George Sand from a design by Emile Bayard engraved by E. Yon"Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France"

By: Bayard, Emile-Antoine ; E. Yon

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de L'Hachette: 1864

Seller ID: 41882

Condition: Very Good


from "Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France"; 1 pages; Interesting 19th Century wood engraved portrait of George Sand from a design by Emile Bayard by E. Yon. Image measures 7 1/4" X 6" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp nicely colored image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. Taken from "Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France" This portrait represents the older George Sand, wearing a velvet cloak and holding a book. Emile-Antoine Bayard (November 2, 1837 – 6 December 1891) was a French illustrator born in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, Seine-e... View more info

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SECRETS AND SURPRISES - Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann ; [SIGNED ]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40921

ISBN: 0394503147

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 307 pages; SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A Relic of Stuart Popery - Prayers for Queen Mary Beatrice, anno 1680 in Bodleian Library Record - Volume VIII, Number 5 (June 1971)

By: Beddard, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library: 1971

Seller ID: 38417

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Articles include: Catholics and Bodley by Alan Davidson; Bindings from Oxford Libraries IV: 17th Century Straw Bindings by Giles Barber and David Rogers; Dr. Samuel Johnson and the Principal of St. Mary Hall by David Greenwood; etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THIS IS THE TOWN

By: Bellah, James Warner

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39061

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper with a 1 1/2" closed tear at bottom edge & a bit of wear at head of spine. Happy Shannon goes to New York City and is partakes of the glamorous night life. The author James W. Bellah was an aviator in both World War I and World War II. Several of his stories were made into films by John Ford. Some of these include Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, and Rio Grande. Furthermore, he wrote screenplays for Ford including The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and Sergeant Rutledge. Very scarce, especially in this condition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and ... View more info

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COLIN II - A NOVEL

By: Benson, E. F.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Brighton, Millivres: 1994

Seller ID: 42161

ISBN: 1473314925

Condition: Near Fine


254 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. The vibrantly attractive, but utterly evil Colin Stonier, head of one of the richest and most powerful families in Britain, tracks down the books of magick once ownered by his ancestors and now dispersed around the world. The narrative shifts between Tye in Sussex and the Italian island of Capri. A rich homosexual sub-text and a palpable sense of evil combine to make this one of Benson's most enthralling novels. This classic novel by E. F. Benson was originally published in 1925. Its pages contain a novel of social satire dealing with ... View more info

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ON THE PERSONAE OF THE COMEDY

By: Bergin, Thomas G. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Italica: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37048

Condition: Very Good


Italica XLII, 1; Autograph; 7 pages; Offprint of Article published in ITALICA, Volume XLII, No. 1. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper to Mary Reynolds, noted Joyce scholar who taught at Yale University. Ms Reynolds wrote a number of books about Joyce, most notably "Joyce and Dante: The Shaping Imagination," in which she traced the influence of Dante's poetry on Joyce's writing. She and Bergin were close friends and colleagues.; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a ch... View more info

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L'Art d'aimer, et Poésies Diverses

By: Bernard, Pierre-Joseph

Price: $124.94

Publisher: N.p., No Publisher Recorded: circa 1775

Seller ID: 41485

Condition: Good+


2 p.l. & 170 pages; Contemporary full calf, front cover detached but present; large portions of the original spine are now lacking. Text clean, sewing intact. This is most likely a counterfeit edition of L'Art d'aimer by the poet called "Gentil-Bernard" by Voltaire. The lines with which Voltaire awarded this designation are printed on the verso of the half title to this edition: "Les Trois Bernards." There is an engraved title without publisher's imprint or date) signed "Lud. Dreppe. Fe[cit]." This is followed by the half title with the Voltaire text on its verso, ... View more info

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C. K. Berryman Bookplate mounted in The Post-Girl by Edward C. Booth

By: Berryman, Clifford K.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: (1908)

Seller ID: 41072

Condition: Near Fine


469 pp. & ads pages; The main attraction here is the bookplate, which depicts a little teddy bear peeping over a mock-heraldic crest with a large letter "B" -- and text reading: "Library of C. K. Berryman. The bookplate is mounted in the book The Post-Girl which is clean and tight in the publisher's red ribbed cloth binding. A novel of the relationship between an itinerant musician and a postal worker in a small town in Yorkshire. The bookplate is that of one of the best known political cartoonists of the twentieth century, Clifford K. Berryman, who worked for the Washington Pos... View more info

POEMS

By: Berryman, John

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Norfolk, New Directions: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41219

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Poet of the Month; Berryman's First Book. 1/1500 copies. Stapled tan card covers with light blue printed outer wrappers. Wrappers toned at spine and edges, mild offsetting to endpapers. OCLC: 500870; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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HE WHO RIDES A TIGER

By: Bhattacharya, Bhabani

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38797

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


232 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Kalo, a blacksmith of Jharna Town, performs a miracle and becomes a local hero in this novel set in 20th century india. View more info

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A CHRISTMAS LETTER - George Borrow: Redivivous

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Moncure Biddle & Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38660

Condition: Near Fine


63 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Frontispiece and seven additional full page illustrations. Printed at the press of George Buchanan under the direction of Joseph A. Gutekunst. Moncure Biddle, from the famous Philadelphia Biddle family, was an investment banker. a famous bibliophile, a connoisseur of editions of the classics and, by reputation, an eccentric. During the 1940s he published an annual "Christmas Letter" on a topic of literary or bibliographic interest. This book, issued for Christmas 1942, addresses the work of George Borrow and is dedicated to th... View more info

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THE GYPSIES - Romans from Little Egypt

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Moncure Biddle & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38661

Condition: Very Good


37 pages; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. Colour frontispiece and fourteen additional b&w full page illustrations (one folding). Printed at the press of George Buchanan under the direction of Joseph A. Gutekunst. Moncure Biddle, from the famous Philadelphia Biddle family, was an investment banker. a famous bibliophile, a connoisseur of editions of the classics and, by reputation, an eccentric. During the 1940s Biddle published an annual "Christmas Letter" on a topic of literary or bibliographic interest. This book, issued for Christmas 1940, addresses The Gypsies... View more info

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The Judas Tree - A Musical Drama of Judas Iscariot

By: Blackburn, Thomas ; Peter Dickinson (Music)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Novello: 1965

Seller ID: 42250

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original blue printed wrappers. Programme for the presentation of this musical play at the Washington Cathedral in 1967 is laid-in. View more info

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RHYMES WITH LITTLE REASON

By: Blair, Anne

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Mount Vernon Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37109

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Inscribed to Armita Colt and SIGNED by the author on title page. Clean and tight in original cream wrappers printed in red. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP A California Reminiscence of Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Blanch, Josephine Mildred

Price: $49.94

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39770

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original orange wrappers printed in red and black. Wrappers lightly toned at edges. Quite scarce in this First Edition. A nicely produced booklet recounting the three months Robert Louis Stevenson spent in Monterey, California with his old friend Jules Simoneau. Illustrated with several photographs. Jules Simoneau (1820-1908) was a well-educated French immigrant, who owned and operated a restaurant in Monterey during the latter part of the 19th century. The restaurant was a haven for immigrants and artists alike. Robert Louis Stevenson arrived in Monterey in 1879 and sp... View more info

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THE SYMBOLIST MOVEMENT

By: Block, Haskell M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: College Park, University of Maryland: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38446

Condition: Very Good


Comparative Literature Studies, Volume IV, Nos. 1 and 2 1967; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Some of the articles included in this special double issue of CLS: The Orphic Vision of Nerval, Baudelaire and Rimbaud; Mallarme et la Critique Biographique; Musical Analogies in Mallarme's Un Coup de Des; Un Mythe "Fin de Siecle" - Salome; La Poesia de Juan Ramon Jimenez en el Simbolismo; De la Symbolique Religieuse a la Poesie Symboliste; Polemiques Belges autour du Symbolisme; Symbol as Terminus; Remy de Gourmont and the Aesthetics of Symbolism; Symbolisme and Modern Poetry in... View more info

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ROBERT IRWIN - PROFILE Vol 2, # 4 July 1982

By: Blumenthal, Lyn ; Kate Horsfield

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Chicago, Art Insitute of Chicago: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42254

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Clean and secure in original printed wrappers with photograph of Irwin on front cover. On Art and Artists - Robert Irwin An interview with Robert Irwin by Kate Horsfield OCLC: 830719219 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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TALES FROM BOCCACCIO Done into English by Joseph Jacobs

By: Boccaccio ; Byam Shaw (illustrator) ; Joseph Jacobs (translator)

Price: $64.95

Publisher: London, George Allen, Ruskin House: 1899

Seller ID: 42286

Condition: Very Good


xiii, (1), 117, (1) pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and secure in original publisher's Art Nouveau decorative green cloth binding, printed in three shades of green, white and red depicting a woman in a flowing gown reading a bright red book, gilt lettering and decoration at spine as well, top edges gilt, light toning to endpapers. Wonderful double-page Art Nouveau frontispiece and 19 additional full page plates by Byam Shaw. View more info