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The Helpless Doorknob

by Edward Gorey

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1989
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1989. First Edition. Miscellaneous. As New. Sextodecimo. Edward Gorey. LIMITED second printing of only 500 copies (Toledano A95b). Twenty playing-card-style stiff glossy cards containing a short bit of text below Gorey's pictorial interpretation, the backs with a repeating Gorey motif, single sheet fold-over lettered and pictorial decorated by Gorey as well. 4 by… Read more
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Walt Disney's Bambi

by Walt Disney

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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Boston: D.C. Heath & Co., 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo. Walt Disney Studios. Original illustrated cloth with single date on copyright page. Adapted from the disney film for young readers and used as a popular school textbook. A clean, bright, unmarkedd copy. scarce.
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A Way of Life

by Sir William Osler

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Bibliodisia Books
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Sextodecimo. Portrait. Printed by The Golden Hind Press. Original marbled boards with title label. A clean, tight, unmarked copy in the original glassine wrapper (with small chip at spine on the glassine).
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The Pointless Book: Or, Nature and Art. In Two Volumes Bound Together.

by Edward Gorey

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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The Fantod Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. As New. Duodecimo. Edward Gorey. A miniature book measuring 2.75" x 2.25." As new in the original Mylar envelope. A pristine copy.
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The Dancing Rock/The Floating Elephant

by orey, Edward as Ogdred Weary and Dogear Wryde

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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The Fantod Press, 1993. First Edition. Paperback. As New. Sextodecimo. Edward Gorey. A Two Way Flip Book, dos a dos. No publisher stated, but assumed to be from Gorey's fantod imprint as it is in the same format as he other Fantod books. A pristine copy, scarce in this fine condition.Mylar protective sleeve and archival backing provided.
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The Republicans and the Black Voter" and Six Other Essays - First Book Publication in The Black Man and the American Dream

by W.E.B. Du Bois

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. The first book publication of seven essays and articles by Du Bois. Book is fine and unmarked, and aside from a samll edge nick, so is the jacket. Comes in a Mylar plastic jacket cover.
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The Illustrated Dr. Zhicago

by Boris Pasternak

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1968. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto. Alexander Alexeieff. Stated First American Edition. Original illustrated cloth and decorated endpapers. In a fine illustrated slipcase with minor top edge rubbing. Includes introductory list of characters and "The Poems of Yuii Zhivago" by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. A clean, unmarked copy. Extremely scarce.
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Report of the Nicaragua Canal Commission 1897-99: Maps and Profiles

by Nicaragua Canal Commission

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1899
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Nicaragua Canal Commission, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto. Foldout Maps (illustrator). First Edition. With 6 maps (Map 4 appears missing though we are not sure as there are unidetified foldouts) and 6 profiles, plus a Table of Quantities for routes and a diagram of Lake Level Regulations. Table of contents on separate board, the whole inserted into… Read more
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A Raisin in the Sun and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

by Lorraine Hansberry

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Signet Books, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. Duodecimo. Photographs. This true first printing includes Robert Nemeroff's The 101 "Final" performances of Sidney Brustein, 12 pages of photographs from the play, and a foreword by John Braine. A clea, bright, unmarked copy in a paperback sleeve.
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The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax

by Tom Piazza

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York and Paris: The Library of Congress/W.W. Norton, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Quarto. Photographs. A landmark work, the first publication of folklorist-musician Alan Lomax's journals of his Southern trip in search of black folklore. With an unplayed CD insert in back. With a discussions of Lomax's life and career by his disciple and lauded folklorist William… Read more
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An Abraham Lincoln Tribute

by Abraham Lincoln

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Dover Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Dover Publications, 2009. First Dover Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Duodecimo. Charles Turzak. New edition of the rare 1933 privately printed limited edition with, in addition, a preface by david A. Berona and the following new material by Bob Blaisdell: the Introduction, captions to the plates, and supplementary selections from Lincoln speeches and writings with… Read more
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Can't Argue with Sunrise: A Paper Movie

by Lou Stoumen

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1975
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$47.50

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Celestial Arts, 1975. First Edition. Paperback. As New. Octavo. Lou Stoumen. Stated first printing. Rear panel blurb by Ray Bradbury celebrates this noteworthy poet-photographer. A pristne copy, clean, bright and unmarked.
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The Black Swan

by Thomas Mann

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1954
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. Stated first American edition. Original black gilt cloth wit $2.75 flap price. One of Mann's last books published in America. Book is fine and unmarked. Jacket has asmall nick at the front foreedge and a veny light amber spot at the top corner, but is… Read more
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Survival! A Purple Heart Turkegee Airman

by John Steward Sloan, Jr.

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$78.50

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Rutledge Books, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo. Photographs. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and inscribed to Millar Robbins, a fellow Airman. A clean, unmarked and unclipped copy.
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A W.E.B. Du Bois Reader

by W.E.B. Du Bois

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo. Introduction by Arna Bontemps. "Many fugitive writings never before collected," according to the introduction, are added to others rarely seen in print "The Talented Tenth" (1903), "The Color Line" (1903), "St. Francis of Assisi" (1907), and numerous other works drwan from DuBois's contributions to scholarly journals and published… Read more
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Smith of Wootton Major

by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First ND Edition
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$27.50

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New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1976. First ND Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Duodecimo. Pauline Baynes and Boris Vallejo. First American BOMC Edition. Same format as first printing. With an original Boris Vallejo color bookplate on the free endpaper Original pictorial boards and illustrated endpaper. A clean, unmarked copy in a Mylar jacket cover.
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Beloved Belindy

by Johnny Gruelle

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1926
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: The Johnny Gruelle Company, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Octavo. Johnny Gruelle. A Raggedy Ann book. Original quarter black cloth, illustrated boards, and decorated endpapers. A clean, unmarked copy in bright covers. Scarce in this fine condition.
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A Seizure of Limericks

by Conrad Aiken

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. Milton Glaser. Stated first edition with $2.95 flap price. Two tiny nicks to top edge of dust jacket protected by the Mylar plastic jacet cover, else a fine, clean, unmarked copy.
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My Dancing White Horses: The Autobiography of Alois Podhajsky

by Alois Podhajsky

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. Photographs. Stated first edition. Book is fine and unmarked, with a striking designer bookplate on the endpaper. Jacket is fine, clean and bright, with price clipped. Comes in a Brodart jacket cover.
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The Eleventh Episode

by Edward Gorey

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Bibliodisia Books
Published
1975
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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Diogenes, 1975. First Edition. Paperback. As New. Octavo. Edward Gorey. LIMITED EDITION, number 46 in the series. A clean, unmarked copy in a Mylar sleeve.
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