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Nicholas Carey, 1st Edition
Nicholas Carey, 1st Edition
by Ronald Welch
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New York: Criterion Books, (1963) First edition. 8vo., full red cloth stamped in black, illustrated dust jacket. Binding faded at top of boards & spine. Binding lightly worn. Dust jacket with 1" chip at spine, chipping to extremities at head & tail. Rear... (read more)

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Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research 1st Edition
Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research 1st Edition
by John Steinbeck
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New York: The Viking Press, 1941 First edition. 8vo., full green cloth stamped in silver, map endpapers. Lacking the dust jacket. Boards bowed, worn at extremities. Front hinge starting. Bottom edge of textblock lightly soiled. Gift inscription to half... (read more)

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The Rescued Year Signed 1st Edition
The Rescued Year Signed 1st Edition
by William Stafford
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New York: Harper & Row, (1966) Stated first edition, signed by William Stafford on the front free endpaper. Orange cloth printed in black, matching dust jacket. Original price of $3.95 intact. Very light wear to extremities of binding, dust jacket spine... (read more)

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Creek Mary's Blood
Creek Mary's Blood
by Dee Brown
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1980). Octavo 15 x 23 cm, 401pp. Third printing. Signed by Dee Brown on the half-title. Brown quarter cloth over tan paper-covered boards; front board stamped in blind; spine stamped in gilt. Map endpapers. In the... (read more)

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The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, 2 Volumes
The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, 2 Volumes
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Boston: Ticknor & Fields 1860. 1st edition early printing with contents before preface catalog dated March 1860 at rear of vol 1 for instead of on on p. 225 of vol 1 no conclusion at end of vol 2. Brown blind-stamped cloth boards show considerable wear... (read more)

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The Year of Living Dangerously
The Year of Living Dangerously
by C. J. Koch
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(West Melbourne: Thomas Nelson Australia Pty Ltd, 1978). 14.5 x 22 cm, 296pp. First edition. Bound in black paper over boards, spine stamped in white. Binding worn at the edges; corners lightly bumped; spine cocked; text block pulling slightly from the... (read more)

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Tales of the Alhambra
Tales of the Alhambra
by Washington Irving
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London: Richard Bentley, 1849 Small 8vo. Half red morocco, marbled paper over boards, all edges marbled. Frontis & extra engraved title page. Bound with "The Involuntary Prophet; a Tale of the Early Ages." Binding lightly worn, loss to leather at front... (read more)

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Second Wonder
Second Wonder
by Keya Guimaraes
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[Los Angeles]: Four Stops Press, [2010] First printing, number 60 of 300 produced. Buff cloth stamped in gilt over boards, decorated endpapers, ribbon marker sewn in. Near Fine Condition SB/kb... (read more)

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New Poems, Signed Limited Edition
New Poems, Signed Limited Edition
by Ford Madox Ford
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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927. Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm, 38pp. Limited edition; one of 325 copies signed by the author on the blank opposite the title page. Bound in marbled paper over boards. Binding chipped and worn at extremities; pages toned... (read more)

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Maya a Play in a Prologue, Nine Scenes and an Epilogue
Maya a Play in a Prologue, Nine Scenes and an Epilogue
by Simon Gantillon
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New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1928 8vo., (148)pp. Full yellow cloth stamped in black, pink & black dust jacket. Light soiling to boards, age-toning to text. Light foxing to prelims. Dust jacket spine darkened. Wear to extremities, light chipping.... (read more)

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Historical View of the Literature of the South of Europe, 4th Edition, 2 Volumes
Historical View of the Literature of the South of Europe, 4th Edition, 2 Volumes
by J C L De Sismondi
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853 Two volumes. Half calf, marbled paper over boards. All edges marbled. Bindings worn & rubbed. Bookplates to front paste downs. Good Condition OCLC 3079159 KB/kb... (read more)

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The Golden Age, Signed Limited Edition  1st Edition
The Golden Age, Signed Limited Edition 1st Edition
by Gore Vidal
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Norwalk: The Easton Press, (2000) Signed first edition, number 837 of 1100 produced. 8vo., full leather stamped in gilt. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon marker sewn in. Near Fine Condition. DJM/kb... (read more)

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Leading a Dog's Life, Signed
Leading a Dog's Life, Signed
by Arthur T. Walden
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1931 Inscribed by the author to his niece on the front free endpaper. Laid in is a publicity photo of Chinook & the author, with notation from his niece. 8vo., full blue cloth stamped in dark blue. Complete with 6 plates.... (read more)

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The Milagro Beanfield War Signed Edition
The Milagro Beanfield War Signed Edition
by John Nichols
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1974). Octavo, 14.5 x 22.5 cm. 445pp. Second printing, January, 1975. Signed by John Nichols on the first free endpaper. Publisher's black cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. In the dustjacket with 8.95... (read more)

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Consider the Lobster, Advance Reading Copy
Consider the Lobster, Advance Reading Copy
by David Foster Wallace
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New York: Little, Brown and Company, (2005). Octavo, 15.5 x 23 cm. 343pp. Advance reading copy in glossy paper wraps. Wraps edgeworn and lightly creased and scratched. Light soiling to textblock edges. Textblock thumbed. Good condition DAM... (read more)

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Critical Essays on Jorge Luis Borges
Critical Essays on Jorge Luis Borges
by Jaime Alazraki
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Boston: G K Hall & Co., (1987) 8vo., vi, 198pp. Quarter green cloth over boards. Previous owner's name in pen to front paste down. Lacking the dust jacket. Essays by Updike, Barth, Gass, Kazin & others. CVW/kb... (read more)

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1st Edition
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1st Edition
by Alan Sillitoe
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London: W. H. Allen, 1958. 13.5 x 20 cm, 213pp. First edition. Bound in red cloth, spine stamped in silver. Binding rubbed and lightly worn; spine faded; a few dents to the top edge of the rear board. Pages age-toned with a few light spot stains to the... (read more)

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The Way of All Flesh: Signed Binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe
The Way of All Flesh: Signed Binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe
by Samuel Butler
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London: Jonathan Cape, (1929) Signed binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Full polished calf ruled in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt. Spine in compartments & ruled in gilt. Spine faded. Stain to top of spine, front board. Rear board scratched... (read more)

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The Dog Star 1st Edition
The Dog Star 1st Edition
by Donald Windham
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, 14 x 20 cm, 221pp. First edition, signed by Donald Windham on the front flyleaf. Bound in blue cloth, spine stamped in silver. Spine slightly cocked; pages toned with some light soiling to the top... (read more)

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Riding Out the Tropical Depression Signed Edition
Riding Out the Tropical Depression Signed Edition
by Ellen Gilchrist
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New Orleans: Faust Publishing, 1986. Signed limited edition, number 50 of 300 produced. Full purple cloth stamped in gilt. Front board lightly scuffed. Very Good condition. CH/kb... (read more)

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