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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War Signed 1st Edition
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War Signed 1st Edition
by Karl Marlantes
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Berkeley: El Leon Literary Arts, 2009, 1st edition. Trade paperback original. Signed and dated "20 May 09" by the author on the title page. Spine slightly cocked. Fore-edges soiled. Large address label from previous owner inside front cover. Upper... (read more)

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Hoax 1st Edition
Hoax 1st Edition
by Ridley Wills as Anonymous
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New York: George H. Doran Company, (1923) First edition. 8vo., viii, 297pp. Original black cloth stamped in orange, top edge stained orange. Lacking the dust jacket. Binding lightly worn & rubbed. Pencil notation to front free endpaper visible, though... (read more)

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Tenthragon 1st Edition
Tenthragon 1st Edition
by Constance Savery
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New York: Alfred H. King, 1930. Octavo, 12.5 x 18.5 cm. 314 pp. First American edition. Publisher's full pale-green cloth-covered boards; front board and spine stamped in black. In the dustjacket with 2.00 price present. Dustjacket edgeworn with a large... (read more)

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Wild Week and Imitation Lovers
Wild Week and Imitation Lovers
by Jason Hytes and March Hastings
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New York: Tower Publications, Inc., 1963. Mass market paperback with color wraps illustrated by Paul Rader. Two novels bound together to back with eight internal illustrations by Frank Frazetta, four for each novel. Several reading creases in spine. Very... (read more)

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Player Piano
Player Piano
by Kurt Vonnegut
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm, 295pp. First edition, with Scribner's A and seal on the copyright page. Bound in green paper over boards, spine stamped in silver. Lacking the dust jacket. Spine, top edge of rear board... (read more)

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A Prologue to America
A Prologue to America
by Thomas Wolfe
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Athens, Ohio: Croissant & Company, (1978). Number 73 of 100 produced. Stapled pamphlet with self wraps. Wraps lightly age-toned, blindstamp to front free endpaper. Very Good condition. CH... (read more)

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The Death Ship: The Story of an American Sailor
The Death Ship: The Story of an American Sailor
by Traven. B.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. 13.5 x 19.5 cm, 372pp. First edition. Bound in full black cloth, front board stamped in blind, spine stamped in gilt, with brown topstain. Binding rubbed and lightly soiled; spine cocked and a bit shaken; pages age-toned.... (read more)

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: with Fore-edge Painting
The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: with Fore-edge Painting
by Thomas Moore
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Paris: A. & W. Galignani, 1827. 8vo., 5.5 x 9" Fore edge painting of the Old Weir Bridge in Killarney, unsigned. Full blue morocco decorated in gilt & blind. In custom slipcase. Binding lightly rubbed & scuffed, spine faded. Bookplate to front paste down,... (read more)

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The Collected Strange Stories, Volume II
The Collected Strange Stories, Volume II
by Robert Aickman
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(Leyburn, UK): Tartarus Press, (2001). Octavo, 15.5 x 24 cm, 470pp. 2nd edition. Red paper-covered boards stamped in black. Spine cocked; top rear corner slightly bumped; some light rubbing and wear to the text block edges. Dust jacket lightly worn at... (read more)

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Karma 1st Edition
Karma 1st Edition
by Lafcadio Hearn
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New York: Boni & Liveright, 1918 First edition. Quarter blue cloth over boards, white cloth spine. Dust jacket printed in blue & black. Age toning to head, tail of spine. Tape residue to front & rear free endpapers. Endpaper with four holes at front... (read more)

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I Am Jonathan Scrivener Signed 1st Edition
I Am Jonathan Scrivener Signed 1st Edition
by Claude Houghton
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London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., 1930. 12.5 x 19 cm, 315pp. plus 2 pages of ads at rear. Bound in full black cloth, front board stamped in blind, spine stamped in red. Inscribed and signed by Claude Houghton on the front free endpaper. Binding lightly... (read more)

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"Shakespeare" Identified in Edward de Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford 1st Edition
"Shakespeare" Identified in Edward de Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford 1st Edition
by J. Thomas Looney
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London: Cecil Palmer, (1920). Octavo, 14.5 x 22.5 cm, 551pp. First edition. Bound in brown cloth stamped in black. Binding rubbed and edgeworn. Front free endpaper missing; pages toned; name in ink to the half-title. Spine shaken with a few internal... (read more)

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A Room of One's Own 1st Edition
A Room of One's Own 1st Edition
by Virginia Woolf
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London: The Hogarth Press, 1929. 12 x 18 cm, 172pp. First edition. Bound in orange cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Binding worn, faded, and lightly dampstained; spine cocked; corners bent; a short tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Name in ink to... (read more)

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The Works of James Thomson with His Last Corrections and Improvements, 4 Volumes
The Works of James Thomson with His Last Corrections and Improvements, 4 Volumes
by James Thomson
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Edinburgh: J. Robertson for W. Anderson 1778. 4 volumes. 8vo. in sixes. xl 208; 302; 255; 288pp. Contemporary full polished calf morocco labels to spines. With 15 engraved plates. Extremities rubbed corners bumped. Front hinge of volume 1 tender; boards... (read more)

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Hearing Voices Signed Edition
Hearing Voices Signed Edition
by Roland Flint and William Stafford
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Salem, OR: Willamette University, 1991. Pamphlet, 15 x 21.5 cm, 27pp. Signed by Roland Flint and William Stafford on the title page. Bound in blue paper wrappers printed in black; text on cream paper. Wrappers lightly rubbed and edgeworn. Very good... (read more)

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Ben Sylvester's Word
Ben Sylvester's Word
by Charlotte Yonge
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New York: General Prot. Episcopal S S Union & Church Book Society, 1862 Small 8vo. 141pp. Contemporary quarter leather, marbled paper over boards. Binding rubbed & worn. Ink inscription to front paste down, bookplate on front free endpaper. Text is foxed... (read more)

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Torture Garden
Torture Garden
by Octave Mirbeau
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New York: Claude Kendall, 1931. 14 x 21 cm, 284pp. First English language edition. Quarter-bound in black cloth with marbled paper over boards and brightly colored endpapers; green topstain. Binding lightly edgewonr; spine gilt rubbed; light soiling to... (read more)

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Do These Bones Live Signed 1st Edition
Do These Bones Live Signed 1st Edition
by Edward Dahlberg
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1941). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm. 158 pp. First edition stated. Long inscription from the author on the first free endpaper, signed and dated Sep. 23, 1941. Publisher's full burgundy cloth over boards; spine stamped in... (read more)

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The Complete Writings of James Russell Lowell, 16 Volumes, Signed
The Complete Writings of James Russell Lowell, 16 Volumes, Signed
by James Russell Lowell
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Boston: Riverside Press 1904. 16 volumes Edition De Luxe. Illustrated through-out some colored. Octavos 3/4 bound in grean leather with decorated gold spines. The green has faed to brown on spines. One of 1000 numbered sets with a signed check by Lowell (... (read more)

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The Crack-Up, with Other Uncollected Pieces, Note-Books and Unpublished Letters 1st Edition
The Crack-Up, with Other Uncollected Pieces, Note-Books and Unpublished Letters 1st Edition
by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson
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(New York): New Directions, (1945) First edition, first printing. 8vo., quarter red cloth, decorated paper over boards, paper label to spine. Title page printed in reddish brown & black. Lacking the dust jacket. The first printing consisted of 2,420... (read more)

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