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Grampa Jack a novel [inscribed & signed]

by Doubenmier, Rocky L.

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Published
2006
ISBN
9781425700485
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no place: XLibris, 2006. Paperback. 217p., personal inscription signed by author, very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. The author lives in the Valley of the Moon, Northern California with his domestic partner and their four Papillons.
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Full house, the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin

by Gould, Stephen Jay

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780517703946
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£12.48

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New York: Harmony Books, 1996. Hardcover. 244p., first edition, first printing, tipped in page with Gould's signature, very good condition in like dj with flap price intact and an "autographed edition" sticker on front panel.
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My Cavafy: chance encounters [inscribed & signed]

by Orphanos, Stathis, photography, Constantine Cavafy, poetry, translations by Evangelos Sachperoglou, preface by Gore Vidal

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780977879106
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£110.16

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Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 2006. Hardcover. unpaginated, 11.5x14 inches, personal inscription signed by Stathis on frist flyleaf preface, contributors, monograph of 50 b&w photograps of nude men and portraits of elders with English-language poems on facing pages, limited to 5000 casebound copuies, fine first edition stated in gray satin cloth decorated with a Yannis Tsarouras Wreath in gilt,… Read more
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£110.16
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First Love and Other Sorrows

by Brodkey, Harold

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Published
1957
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£25.70

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New York: Dial, 1957. Hardcover. 223p., light toning else a very good first edition in red cloth boards with white spine titles and unclipped, edgeworn and chipped dj, $3.50 price intact. The author's first book, a book of short stories. Brodkey died of AIDS which contracted during an admitted homosexual relationship but did not identify as gay. Marvelous storyteller.… Read more
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A Thirsty Evil seven short stories [inscribed & signed]

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1956
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£110.16

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New York: The Zero Press, 1956. 154p., personal inscription signed "Gore" by Vidal dated New Haven '57, shelfworn first edition stated in black and white cloth boards and lightly-worn and toned dj with $3.00 price penciled-out. Young 3937*.
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New York: Doubleday, 2006. Hardcover. 277p., collage endpapers, author's note, index, b&w photos, signed by the author on a tipped in page between the front free endpaper and the half title page, very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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The Judgment of Paris a novel [signed]

by Vidal, Gore

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Published
1952
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1952. Hardcover. 375p., signed by Vidal on flyleaf, toning and soiling, shelfwear else good first edition, first printing in black and salmon cloth boards, unclipped but worn dj with ownership name in green ink on inner flap. Young 3931. Retelling in a modern setting of the legend of Paris and the Golden… Read more
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Luda the Occult Girl: a romance

by Mays, Julia Webb, illustrated by Carolyn Smith

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Published
1912
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£47.74

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New York: Broadway Pub, 1912. Hardcover. 280p., illustrated with plates from drawings, good first edition in original wine cloth and gilt with color portrait plate affixed front cover, mild shelfwear and toning. Civil War tale of a rebellious young woman, her suitors on both sides of the Mason/Dixon line. Set in Ohio. Luda at several points becomes incorporeal, drifting… Read more
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The Hedge

by Campbell, Rona, afterword & glossary by Prof. Hovhannes I. Pilikan, cover by John Piper

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780906192139
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London: Counter-Pointe, 1988. Paperback. 72p., afterword, glossary very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. First book of poetry by the Welsh-Irish poet from Chichester. Of interest is the 22p. afterword by the Prof. which spends 16p. raging against homosexual and lesbian feminist poetry and poets. Nothing in the poetry warrants this.
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Sentences: poems [inscribed & signed]

by Nemerov, Howard

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780226572604
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980. Hardcover. 85p., personal inscription signed as Howard by the poet, very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. The author's first book of poetry after winning the National Book Award and Pulitzer for his Collected Works.
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Vengeance of the God a novel

by Arriola, Lewis

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780682496872
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£55.08

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New York: Exposition Press, 1981. Hardcover. 206p., stamped Reading Copy on fore edge else very good first edition stated in red cloth boards and unclipped dj. Afro Cuban boxer, a practitioner of Santería, calls upon the ancient God of his African forebears to help him in his fights in Havana. Self-published by Cuban American writer. No holdings located in… Read more
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Tract Number 3377 a romance of the oil region

by Higgins, George H. & Margaret Higgins Haffey

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Published
1909
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Boston: C. M. Clark Pub. Co, 1909. Hardcover. 382p., frontispiece with chipped tissue-guard & 7 glossy b&w plates from drawings, some foxing including a bit on the fourth plate, rubbing and wear else fair first edition in green cloth boards , dull gilt spine titles and green and yellow titles and decorations on front cover. Higgins died leaving the… Read more
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Strength of the Weak

by Saltus, Marie (nee Marie Flores Giles)

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Published
1958
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£69.77

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Hollywood: House-Warven, 1958. Hardcover. 154p., toning to margins and several bookshop stamps else very good first edition in green cloth boards and gilt, unclipped but worn and chipped white dj with green titles. Novel set in Liverpool and London by the third wife of Edgar Saltus. One critic of her biography said that she should be burned alive on… Read more
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image of El sol y los de abajo; and other R.C.A.F. poems; dibujos de Armando Cid;* bound together with Oracion a la mano poderosa by Alejandro Murguia, fotos of Adal [inscribed_signed]

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San Francisco: Ediciones Pocho-Che, 1972. Paperback. 82p., 6.25x7 inches, texts in English and Spanish, poetry, illustrations, the poetry of two Chicano poets bound dos-a-dos, personal inscription in Spanish & English signed by Montoya, foxing else very good first edition, one of 2,000 copies, in pictorial trade paper wraps. "Rebel Chicano Art Front, alias the Royal Chicano Air Force." First… Read more
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£183.60
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Albany Park: an autobiography

by Chaplin, Patrice

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780670812431
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£11.02

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New York: Viking Press, 1987. Hardcover. 192p., very good first US edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj. The author tells her "story of Bohemian adventure and obsessive love" when as a teen she and her mate ran away from London to Spain and beyond. Author of "Siesta" which was filmed with Ellen Barkin and Jodie Foster.… Read more
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The Love Toy

by Anonymous [Lerrigo, P. H. J. (Peter Hugh James)]

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Published
1925
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New York: Macaulay, 1925. Hardcover. 253p., good first edition in blue pebbled boards with orange panels. A married woman escapes to New York City to explore her romantic and sexual desires amongst the artists of Greenwich Village. P.H.J. Lerrigo is noted as author in Catalog of Copyright Entries. New Series: 1925 #4280. Lerrigo appears to have been a missionary… Read more
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The Greatest Thing in the World

by Strong, Marian

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Published
1919
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Baltimore: Saulsbury Pub. Co, 1919. Hardcover. 24p., two charcoal portraits by "E.V.G." soiling to covers else good first edition in dark wine cloth boards and gilt. Story of a good woman beaten senseless by her alcoholic husband who through the grace of God becomes the wife of her doctor. Three physical holdings located in OCLC as of 6/2021. … Read more
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The Fleshpots

by Branch, Florenz [pen name of Florence Stonebraker]

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Published
1944
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£73.44

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New York: Phoenix Press, 1944. 256p., very good hardcover in an edgeworn dustjacket, chip at lower left corner of front panel. Novel of a would-be actress facing the casting couches of Hollywood.
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Act of Darkness

by Bishop. John Peale

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Published
1935
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£69.77

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New York: Scribner's, 1935. Hardcover. 368p., very good first edition, first printing with Scribner A and shield present, dulling to black cloth else very good in cloth boards and red titles & decorations. Bishop, a friend of Edmund Wilson and F. Scott Fitzgerald (he was the inspiration for Thomas Parke D'Invilliers in "This Side of Paradise") based this novel… Read more
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The Kidnapped Damozel: with The Oval Diamond & Alraschid in Petticoats

by Foster, David Skaats

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Published
1915
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£33.05

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New York: The Franklin Book Co, 1915. Hardcover. 375p. + backlist, soiling to pages, shelfwear else good first edition in gray-green cloth boards and color plate on cover. The author was fairly prolific at the turn of the century turning out romance novels and thrillers. Two of his novels were filmed, "The Road to London" and "The Oval Diamond"… Read more
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