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cover of Not Quite Posthumous Letter to Daughter

Not Quite Posthumous Letter to Daughter

by Caitlin Thomas

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biblioboy
Published
1963
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Very good with edge wear, small stain top page edges, in dust jacket with edge wear, rubbing and small closed tears See photos bx 182
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cover of Norris: Novels and Essays

Norris: Novels and Essays

by Frank Norris

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biblioboy
Published
1986
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780940450400
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Library of America, NY, 1986 1232 pages. First edition. Near fine with llight dust soiling top page edges in fine dust jacket. See photos bx ref 26
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cover of Twain: Mississippi Writings

Twain: Mississippi Writings

by Mark Twain

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biblioboy
Published
1982
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780940450073
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Library of America, NY, 1982 1084 pages. First edition. Near fine with llight dust soiling top page edges in fine dust jacket. See photos bx ref 26
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cover of The Cruise of the Janet Nichol  Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson's Dairy of a South Sea Cruise

The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson's Dairy of a South Sea Cruise

by Mrs.Robert Louis Stevenson

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biblioboy
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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Scribners , NY , 1914 First edition 189 pages Illustrated Hardcover lacking the dust jacket. Interesting biography . A very good copy with light edge wear, light wear to cloth binding, spine darkened , light foxing to the end papers,else a tight clean copy. See Photos up window 6 bx
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cover of Marie Corelli The Writer and The Woman

Marie Corelli The Writer and The Woman

by Coates T.F.G. and R.S. Warren Bell

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biblioboy
Published
1903
Condition
Fair
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1st edition
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A fair only copy of this 1903 first edition 352 pages with light old damp staining to the lower outside corner in the margin of most pages, front and rear hinges cracked but holding well, soiling to the colt binding. See Photos 713
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cover of A SILVERLOCK COMPANION --- THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JOHN MYERS MYERS

A SILVERLOCK COMPANION --- THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JOHN MYERS MYERS

by Myers, John Myers [edited by Fred Lerner] [James M. Crane, Edmund R. Meskys, Charlotte Moslander, Anne J. Braude] [front cover illustration by Celia Myers, rear cover illustration by Jim Reynolds]

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biblioboy
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910619028
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£21.88

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Center Harbor: Niekas Publications Book. Near Fine. 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 0910619026 . First edition. Oversize [about 8.5" x 10.75"] pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled, 52 pages. Near Fine copy [very light creasing]. Scarce. dskdrw4
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cover of Summer at Little Lava

Summer at Little Lava

by Charles Fergus

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biblioboy
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374525521
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£10.57

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New York: North Point Press / Farrar Straus and Giroux [1998]. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0374525528 . First edition. "Little Lava is a farm on the west coast of Iceland. No roads lead to it; the way lies across a lagoon flooded twice a day by the tide. A lava field borders the… Read more
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cover of Members of the Grolier Club 1884---1984

Members of the Grolier Club 1884---1984

by Asaf, Allen and Lynda Wornom (compiled by)

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biblioboy
Published
1986
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Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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The Grolier Club is a private club and society of bibliophiles in New York City. Founded in January 1884, it is the oldest existing bibliophilic club in North America. The club is named after Jean Grolier de Servières, Viscount d'Aguisy, Treasurer General of France, whose library was famous; his motto, "Io. Grolierii et amicorum" [of or belonging to Jean Grolier… Read more
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cover of The Personal Art  Reading to Good Purpose

The Personal Art Reading to Good Purpose

by Robertson Davies

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biblioboy
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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London: Secker & Warburg [1961]. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First UK edition. 268 pages, informal bibliographical note, index. Very good with dust soiling to page edges, edge wear in like dust jacket with age toning and dust soiling. bx131
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cover of Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism

Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism

by Krupnick

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biblioboy
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810107137
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£9.91

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Near Fine with a trace of wear.bx77
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cover of The Story of the Alcotts

The Story of the Alcotts

by Cheney, Ednah D

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biblioboy
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Vertical crease to the rear cover [which has a museum shops price sticker affixed], else VG+ copy with one minute spot stain to the rear cover. .
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cover of SHADOWINGS: THE READER'S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION 1981-1982 [STARMONT  STUDIES IN LITERARY CRITICISM I]

SHADOWINGS: THE READER'S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION 1981-1982 [STARMONT STUDIES IN LITERARY CRITICISM I]

by Winter, Douglas E. (edited by)

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biblioboy
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916732851
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£18.99

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Mercer Island: Starmont House. [Stephen King, Karl Edward Wagner, Dennis Etchison, Alan Ryan, David Morrell, Charles L. Grant, Melissa Mia Hall, Jack Sullivan, Craig Shaw Gardner, Richard Meyers, Brooks Landon, et al] . First edition. This copy has been signed by Douglas E. Winter on the title page. Pictorial wrappers, 148 pages, the years in review, notes on the… Read more
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cover of The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the  Writings of John Buchan

The Clearing House: a Survey of One Man's Mind: a Selection from the Writings of John Buchan

by Buchan, John (Lord Tweedsmuir)

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biblioboy
Published
1946
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Printing
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£37.16

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London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1946. Hardcover. 2nd printing. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Anna Buchan, the author's sister, on the front free endpaper. Green cloth with gold gilt spine lettering, 233 pages. Some fading to the cloth at the spine and along the top edge else VG+ copy in torn and badly … Read more
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cover of GERTRUDE AND ALICE

GERTRUDE AND ALICE

by Souhami, Diana

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biblioboy
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780044408338
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[Hammersmith, London]: Pandora / HarperCollins Publishers [1991]. First edition. 300 pages, photo-illustrated, references, select bibliography, credits, index. Near Fine copy [minor upper corner bumping] in Fine Dust Wrapper. ref27
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cover of Ellen Terry's Memoris

Ellen Terry's Memoris

by Terry, Ellen

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biblioboy
Published
1933
Condition
Fair
Edition
early edition
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Covent Garden, London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. Fair in Good dust jacket. 1933. Hardcover. Unstated edition/printing thus. "Ellen Terry's Memoirs, first published in serial form in 1907, and now out of print, have been called 'one of the finest autobiographies in the English language.'" Orange-red cloth with black spine lettering, 359 pages, index. [preface, notes and additional biographical… Read more
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cover of Henry Fielding, a biography

Henry Fielding, a biography

by Pat Rogers

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biblioboy
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684162645
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£10.32

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 Hardcover. 0684162644 . First [US] edition. 237 pages, with 32 pages of illustrations, Fielding family tree, biographic index, reading list, general index. Near Fine copy with a trace of wear in like Dust Wrapper. .bx145
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cover of NECON Stories

NECON Stories

by Les Daniels, Chet Williamson, John Farris, Lucius Shepard, John Coyne, Alan Ryan, F. Paul Wilson, S. T. Joshi, Darrell Schweitzer, Donald M. Grant, Thomas F. Monteleone, et al

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biblioboy
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£20.64

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Providence: Three Bobs Press. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Trade Paperback. First edition. Copy #9/50 numbered copies in red lettered [trade sized paperback format] wrappers that were reserved for the contributors. Essays and photographs relating to Necon, stories, plus essays on H. P. Lovecraft, etc. 159 pages, illustrated [by Bob Lavoie, Steve Gervais and Don Maitz].… Read more
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cover of The Way the Future Was A Memoir

The Way the Future Was A Memoir

by Pohl, Frederik

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biblioboy
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345277145
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£10.32

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New York: Del Rey / Ballantine Books 1978. Hardcover. 0345277147 . First edition. 312 pages, photo-illustrated. Fine copy in price clipped else Fine Dust Wrapper. .
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cover of THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

by Gross, Miriam (edited by) [Eric Homberger, Julian Symons, Russell Davies, Billy Wilder, John Houseman, Philip French, Dilys Powell, Michael Mason, Michael Gilbert, Clive James, Natasha Spender, Jacques Barzun, et al]

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biblioboy
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780894790164
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£13.21

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New York: A & W Publishers Inc 1978. First US edition. 190 pages last numbered page is 189,, photo-illustrated, bibliography, introduction by Patricia Highsmith, Near Fine copy very scattered top edge foxing in price clipped [with small printed price sticker added] else Near Fine Dust Wrapper [lower corner crease… Read more
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cover of Starmont Reader's Guide 16: Stephen King

Starmont Reader's Guide 16: Stephen King

by Douglas E Winter

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biblioboy
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916732431
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£12.39

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Mercer Island: Starmont House 1982 Trade Paperback. 0916732436 . First edition. This copy has been signed by Douglas E. Winter on the title page. Pictorial wrappers, 128 pages, chronology, primary bibliography, secondary bibliography, index. Near Fine copy .with very light edge wear. bx25
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