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A Jean Toomer Reader: Selected Unpublished Writings

by Toomer, Jean

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Basement Books
Published
1993
Condition
About Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780195083293
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£5.77

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. About Fine/Wraps. First Edition, First Printing. Trade PB in illustrated wraps. About Fine w/owner name 1/2 title page, else Fine and unmarked. xvii, 290pp inc. Chronology, Textual Notes, Index.
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Prisoner of Love

by Genet, Jean

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Basement Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780819552464
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£30.00

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Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1992. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Fine/About Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Hard cover 8vo in black cloth w/silver spine titles. Fine book in About Fine DJ w/light crease at top edge, now in clear protective cover. xxiii, 375pp inc. Introduction by Edmund White;… Read more
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My Convent Life: From L'Histoire de Ma Vie, with a new chronology of her life and work

by Sand, George

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Basement Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First PB Edition. 2nd Printing
ISBN
9780915864386
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£6.54

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Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago Pub, 1978. First PB Edition. 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback. Fine/Wraps. First PB Edition, 2nd printing., Trade PB in illustrated wraps. Fine. xi, 219pp.
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My Sister and I. An Autobiographical Work

by Nietzsche, Friedrich; Dr. Oscar Levy (Trans. and Intro.)

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Basement Books
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus. 5th or later Printing
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£10.39

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New York: Boar's Head Books, 1951. First Thus. 5th or later Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Library Edition, 15th Printing. Hard cover 8vo in blue cloth w/red portrait dec. and spine titles. Near Fine book in Very Good unclipped DJ, now in clear protective cover. Crown worn, owner sticker front endpaper, else book Fine and unmarked; jacket wrinkled… Read more
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Winter of the Holy Iron. A Novel

by Marshall III, Joseph

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Basement Books
Published
1994
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9781878610447
Item Price
£8.08

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Santa Fe, NM: Red Crane Books, 1994. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. As New/Fine. First Edition stated, First Printing. Hard cover 8vo in rose cloth w/black spine dec and titles. As New and unread book in Fine unclipped DJ, now in clear protective cover. 295pp.
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A Phoenix Too Frequent: a Comedy

by Fry, Christopher

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Basement Books
Published
1951
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint. 4th Printing
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£9.20

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Oxford. England: Oxford University Press, 1951. Reprint. 4th Printing. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint, 4th Impression. Hard cover 12mo in green cloth w/gold spine titles. Fine book in Very Good clipped DJ w/tiny chips at crown and top corner. 43pp.
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How To Become a Musical Critic

by Shaw, Bernard

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Basement Books
Published
1961
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition. 1st Printing
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£8.08

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New York: Hill & Wang, 1961. First US Edition. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First American Edition, First Printing. Hard cover 8vo in black cloth w/facs signature, green cloth spine w/gold titles, green topstain. Near Fine book w/light slant, shelfwear, else Fine and unmarked; in Very Good clipped DJ w/… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with Paintings and Decorations by Sarkis Katchadourian

by Khayyam, Omar

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Basement Books
Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus.
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£6.89

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1946. First Thus. . Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. First Thus, with Paintings and Decorations by Sarkis Katchadourian. Hard cover 4to in black and red illustrated cloth. Near Fine/No DJ. Rear cloth soiled, gift inscription 1/2 title page, else book Fine and unmarked. xvi, 138pp; illustrated… Read more
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Blake: A Biography

by Ackroyd, Peter

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Basement Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition (stated). 1st Printing
ISBN
9780679409670
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£19.21

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First American Edition (stated). 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First American Edition stated, First Printing. Hard cover 8vo. Fine book in like DJ, now in clear protective cover. 399pp inc. Source Notes, Bibliography, Index; illustrated in reproductions of Blake's art, some on glossy paper. … Read more
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Melville in the South Seas (Columbia University studies in English and comparative literature)

by Anderson, Charles Roberts

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Basement Books
Published
1967
Condition
About Fine
Edition
1st Edition 4th Printing
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£15.36

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1967. 1st Edition 4th Printing. Cloth. About Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition, 4th printing; published in cooperation with the Modern Language Association of America. Hard cover 8vo in green cloth w/dark green spine medallion and gold titles. About Fine/No DJ. Owner label front endpaper, else book Fine… Read more
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Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith

by Highsmith, Patricia

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Basement Books
Published
2003
Condition
About Fine
Edition
First PB Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780393325003
Item Price
£11.52

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003. First PB Edition, First Printing. . Trade Paperback. About Fine/Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First PB Edition, First Printing. Trade PB in photo wraps. About Fine w/bent top front corner, else Fine and unmarked. 455pp inc. Notes on Sources.
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The Big Sky, A Novel

by Guthrie, Jr., A. B.

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Basement Books
Published
1947
Condition
About Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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£10.74

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Boulder, CO: Houghton Mifflin, 1947. Book Club Edition . Hardcover. About Fine/About Fine. Book Club Edition w/brochure LAID-IN. Hard cover 8vo w/ red cloth spine and gray medallion, red spine titles. About Fine book w/owner label front endpaper, else Fine and unmarked; in like rubbed DJ, now in clear protective cover. 386pp.
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Gringos in Mexico: An Anthology

by Simmen, Edward (ed); Stephen Crane; William Cullen Bryant; Charles Flandrau; John Reed; Jack London; Katherine Anne Porter; William Spratling; Edna Ferber; Jack Kerouac

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Basement Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780875650296
Item Price
£11.51

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Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University Press, 1988. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Fine/Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition, First Printintg,. Trade PB in glossy illustrated wraos. Fine. lviii, 390pp.
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The Chronicles of Narnia

by Lewis, C. S.

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Basement Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint. 5th or later Printing
ISBN
9780020442806
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£23.06

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New York: Collier Books, 1970. Reprint. 5th or later Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint. 7 volume set complete, in publisher's box. Near Fine books in like box. Books generally have creased spines, also one has short tear, one dog-eared page; in scuffed original publisher's illustrated box.
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Mozart on the Stage

by Benn, Christopher (introduction by Richard Capell)

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Basement Books
Published
1947
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
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£13.05

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London, England: Ernest Benn Limited, 1947. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition, 2nd Impression. Hard cover 8vo in black cloth w/gold spine titles and logo. Fine book in Very Good unclipped DJ w./several tears, sunned rear panel, now in clear protective cover. 167pp; illustrated by Kenneth Green in… Read more
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First Third & Other Writings - Revised & Expanded Edition Together With A New Prologue

by Cassady, Neal

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Basement Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Enlarged Edition. 1st Printing
ISBN
9780872860056
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£9.97

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San Francisco, CA: City Lights, 1981. Enlarged Edition. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Fine/Wraps. New Expanded Edition, First Printing, with a new Prologue. Trade PB in photo wraps. Fine. 222pp. Cover different than stock image.
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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Basement Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus. 3rd Printing
ISBN
9780370307374
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£40.72

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London, England: The Bodley Head, 1986. First Thus. 3rd Printing. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus, Third Printing; unabridged edition as Joyce revised it. Hard cover 8vo in green cloth w/gold spine titles. Fine book in like unclipped DJ, now in clear protective cover. 657pp; edited by Hans Walter Gabler, et al., Afterword… Read more
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The Blue and Brown Books. Preliminary Studies for the "Philosophical Investigations" (Harper Perennial Modern Thought)

by Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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Basement Books
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
5th or later Printing
ISBN
9780061312113
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£5.88

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New York: Harper Perennial, 1965. 5th or later Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade PB in glossy illustrated wraps. Near Fine w/creased covers, else Fine and unmarked. xvi, 192pp inc. Index; illustrated in drawings, mathematical equations.
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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, Beauty's Punishment, Beauty's Release (3 Vol. set, comp.)

by A. N. Roquelaure; Anne Rice

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Basement Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus. 5th or later Printing
Item Price
£20.79

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New York: Plume, 1983. First Thus. 5th or later Printing. Trade Paper. Fine/Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus, later printing. 3 volume set, complete. Trade PB in glossy illustrated wraps. Fine; sorry, no box.
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Some of the Dharma

by Kerouac, Jack

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Basement Books
Published
1999
Condition
About Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780140287073
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£31.67

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New York: Penguin Books, 1999. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. About Fine/Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition, First Printing. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall in photo wraps. About Fine w/light soil to page edge, else Fine and unmarked. 420pp. Poetry, essays, fragments, etc., by the author of "On the… Read more
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