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Tinkers Signed Edition
Tinkers Signed Edition
by Paul Harding
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Tinkers is a haunting little book that weaves together the story of George Crosby, who is dying, with the story of his father, Howard Crosby. As George lies hallucinating, he tries to untangle the threads of his youth and finally come to grips with the... (read more)

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The Intrusion of Jimmy
The Intrusion of Jimmy
by P. G. Wodehouse
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1910). 13.5 x 19.5 cm, 314pp. Early reprint. Bound in blue cloth with color illustration plate affixed to the front. Binding rubbed and worn with some fraying at the extremities; spine gilt worn away; illustration plate... (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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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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Bibliographia Poetica: A Catalogue of Engleish Poets of the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth & Sixteenth Centuries,  1st Edition
Bibliographia Poetica: A Catalogue of Engleish Poets of the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth & Sixteenth Centuries, 1st Edition
by Joseph Ritson
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London: C. Roworth 1802. First edition. Recently rebound in black cloth. Occasional foxing. Antiquarian Joseph Ritson (1752 -1803) is best remembered for his collection of 'Robin Hood' ballads. GWB/kb... (read more)

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The Second Life: Selected Poems of Edwin Morgan Signed 1st Edition
The Second Life: Selected Poems of Edwin Morgan Signed 1st Edition
by Edwin Morgan
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[Edinburgh]: Edinburgh University Press, (1968) First edition. Inscribed by Edwin Morgan on the font free endpaper, dated 1977. 4to., (4), [1l], (88), [1l], (1)pp. Printed paper over boards. Binding lightly worn, bumped. Good Condition. RW/kb... (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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Mulligan Stew Signed 1st Edition
Mulligan Stew Signed 1st Edition
by Gilbert Sorrentino
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London: Marion Boyars, (1979). Octavo, 13 x 21.5 cm. 445 pp. First UK edition, 1980. Signed on the title page by Gilbert Sorrentino. Publisher's full red cloth over boards; spine stamped in gilt. In a dustjacket with 7.95 price present. Dustjacket and... (read more)

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Aird: A New Edition Signed Edition
The Poetical Works of Thomas Aird: A New Edition Signed Edition
by Thomas Aird
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Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1856. Octavo, 11 x 17 cm. vi 439 pp. + 2 pp. ads Inscribed and signed by Thomas Aird on the half-title page. Full red cloth with blind-ruled borders on boards and spine. Cloth faded; spine darkened; fraying to head... (read more)

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A Country Doctor Ein Landarzt
A Country Doctor Ein Landarzt
by Franz Kafka
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Philadelphia: The Janus Press, 1962 Number 113 of 250 produced. Signed by Claire van Vliet. Full brown cloth over boards, publisher's black cardboard slipcase. Some offset from black slipcase to boards, spine lightly soiled. Very Good Condition in a good,... (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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Cahiers/Notebooks 1
Cahiers/Notebooks 1
by Paul Valery
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Frankfurt: Peter Lang, (2000) 8vo., 654pp. Full white cloth over boards, pictorial dust jacket. Near Fine in a near fine dust jacket. BG/kb... (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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Rabbit Redux, Signed Limited Edition
Rabbit Redux, Signed Limited Edition
by John Updike
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Franklin Center: The Franklin Library 1981. Octavo 15 x 22 cm. 454 pp. One of an unspecified number of copies signed by the author on an inserted blank leaf at the front as issued. Full leather terracotta in color & decorated and titled in gilt. All... (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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Lectures on Prosody
Lectures on Prosody
by Lafcadio Hearn
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[Tokyo]: Hosukeido Press, [1929]. Octavo, 13.5 x 19 cm, 90pp. Bound in dark green cloth over boards; spine stamped in gilt; top edge gilt. Binding lightly edgeworn; part of a torn label affixed to the front free endpaper; pages toned and lightly foxed; a... (read more)

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Mr. Evening: A Story and Nine Poems Signed Edition
Mr. Evening: A Story and Nine Poems Signed Edition
by James Purdy
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Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, (1968). 8vo, 23.5 x 15.5 cm. 41pp. From a limited edition of 75 numbered copies in boards, each with an original tipped-in drawing by the author, this is no. 42. Signed by James Purdy on the limitation page and the... (read more)

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