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Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 2000. Paperback. Fine.. 46 Vols. in 45. A large set. May require additional postage.
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Mother Goose: A Collection of Classic Nursery Rhymes

by HAGUE, MICHAEL

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Published
1984
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Fine in gilt-decorated maroon "genuine leather " all edges gilt with ribbon marker.
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First Thus
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1984. First Thus. Fine in gilt-decorated maroon "genuine leather " all edges gilt with ribbon marker.. Thin quarto. 8.25 x 10.25 in. viii + [ii], 61 + [1] pp. Fully illustrated with color artwork by Michael Hague. Signed by Michael Hague with original ink drawing of Mother Goose opposite title page.
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Photograph of Thomas Mann, Inscribed to Robert W. Smith

by MANN, THOMAS

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No Date
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Fine.
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$500.00

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No place, No Date. Fine.. Mounted photograph. 5.75 x 7.75 in. total. Inscribed on the mount by Thomas Mann to Robert W. Smith-essayist, author, book collector, and martial arts master.
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CliffsNotes O'Brien's The Things They Carried by Jill Colella

by (O'BRIEN, TIM)

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Published
2001
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Near fine in original glossy wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$100.00

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Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original glossy wrappers.. Thin octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 118 + [2] pp. Signed by Tim O'Brien on title page. Very scarce signed.
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My Own Mag: Issue 13. The Dutch Schultz Special

by BURROUGHS, WILLIAM Contributor and JEFF NUTTALL, Editor

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Published
1965
Condition
Near fine in original stapled, mimeographed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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$800.00

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Barnet, 1965. First Edition. Near fine in original stapled, mimeographed wrappers.. Thin quarto. 9 x 11.5 in. [v], 7 pp. Containing the complete 'Dead Star' MS by William Burroughs. Numbered 83. Signed in red at bottom of last page by W.S. Burroughs. Maynard & Miles C-122.
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$800.00
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A Brief Vignette from Tar Baby

by MORRISON, TONI

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Published
1981
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Near fine.
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$750.00

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[Minneapolis]: The Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger Editions, 1981. Near fine.. Broadside. Approx. 14 x 10.5 in, bottom edge deckled. Limited edition, numbered 40 of 90 copies and signed by Toni Morrison. Scarce.
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Sure on This Shining Night

by [AGEE, JAMES]; SAMUEL BARBER

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Published
1941
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Near fine in original printed wrappers. The score is signed: "Samuel Barber / March '78."
Edition
Early printing
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$1,000.00

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1941. Early printing. Paperback. Near fine in original printed wrappers. The score is signed: "Samuel Barber / March '78.". Quarto. 9 x 12" single sheet laid into a printed folio, entitled Samuel Barber Four Songs for Voice and Piano, as issued. The text of the song is taken from a lyric by Agee that… Read more
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Aposiopeses

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN

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Published
1988
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Near fine in original decorative paper.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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Minneapolis: Granary Books, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original decorative paper.. Tall octavo. 6.5 x 10.75 in. Unpaginated. Limited issue, numbered 39 of 100 wrappered copies (165 in total) and signed by Jonathan Williams on colophon.
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The Historian [Signed, Limited]

by KOSTOVA, ELIZABETH

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Published
2005
Condition
As new in slipcase, as issued.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$400.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. As new in slipcase, as issued.. Octavo. x; 642 pp. Limited edition, one of 150 numbered, signed and specially-bound copies housed in a slipcase covered in a reproduction of a sixteenth-century map of the Balkans by Sebastian Munster. The first twenty-five copies are reserved for the author,… Read more
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The Conroy Saga

by BERENDT, JOHN

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Published
1995
Condition
Foot of spine a trifle bumped, otherwise fine in original light greenish gray printed, stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$75.00

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[Charleston]: Chapter Two, 1995. First Separate Edition. Paperback. Foot of spine a trifle bumped, otherwise fine in original light greenish gray printed, stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. Unpaginated. Limited issue, numbered 270 of 300 copies and signed by Berendt and Conroy on title page. First published in Vanity Fair.
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Four Nobel Prize Winners' Autographs on Special Envelope for First Day Issue of 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare Stamp

by BECKETT, SAMUEL; MIGUEL ANGEL ASTURIAS, MIKHAIL SHOLOKOV, and PEARL S. BUCK

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Published
1964
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Fine.
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$500.00

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Stratford, CT, 1964. Fine.. 6.5 x 3.75 in. pictorial envelope. A U.S. First Day Cover commemorating 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. Signed by Nobels-Miguel Asturias, Samuel Beckett, Pearl Buck, and Mikhail Sholokov.
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Nightwoods - Signed, Limited Edition

by FRAZIER, CHARLES

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Published
2011
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One of one hundred copies bound up from sheets of the the first Random House printing in full grey/green cloth with the author's
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First edition, first printing, limited issue
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$75.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2011. First edition, first printing, limited issue. Hardcover. One of one hundred copies bound up from sheets of the the first Random House printing in full grey/green cloth with the author's initials stamped in blind on the upper cover and lettered in black on the spine with halftone atmospheric photographic endpapers by Susan Rhew.… Read more
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The Swan Thieves

by KOSTOVA, ELIZABETH

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Published
2010
Condition
Bound in garnet cloth, lettered in silver with a Monet pictorial onlay and endpapers and housed in a slipcase covered in a repro
Edition
First Limited Edition
ISBN
9780316065788
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$75.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2010. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bound in garnet cloth, lettered in silver with a Monet pictorial onlay and endpapers and housed in a slipcase covered in a reproduction of a Jamie Blankenship photograph of a swan and a Ralph Gibson photograph of a female torso.. Octavo. 6 x 9.5 in. 564 pages. Signed… Read more
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The Dick Gibson Show

by ELKIN, STANLEY

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Published
1971
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Near fine in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$200.00

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New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. 335 pp. Wonderfully inscribed to the poet and Jargon Society publisher Jonathan Williams by Elkin: "For Jonathan, who takes your picture - and dances on your grave - Stanley"
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Dante Today

by FOWLIE, WALLACE

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Published
1994
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Very fine in printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$40.00

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(Asheville): French Broad Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very fine in printed wrappers.. Thin octavo. viii + [ii], 12 + [1] pp. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Fowlie and Jay Bonner, who wrote the introduction. Quite scarce.
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Black Mountain College Dossiers. No. 6: Michael Rumaker

by SMITH, LEVERETT

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Published
1999
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Published as Black Mountain College Dossier Number Six. Fine in original pictorial wrappers lettered in black, red and white. Sp
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780964902060
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$30.00

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Asheville: Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Published as Black Mountain College Dossier Number Six. Fine in original pictorial wrappers lettered in black, red and white. Specially signed by Smith and Rumaker on the title page.. Thin quarto. 7 x 10 in. v, 98 pp. Illustrated with several reproductions of black… Read more
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A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction

by GERBER, DAN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2001
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As new in quarter vellum over black silk cloth covered boards with a gilt printed morocco spine label and housed in a matching s
Edition
First Limited Edition
ISBN
9780870135897
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$150.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2001. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. As new in quarter vellum over black silk cloth covered boards with a gilt printed morocco spine label and housed in a matching slipcase with a reproduction of a sepia river scene on the upper cover.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xvi; 256 pages. "Z" of 26 specially… Read more
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A Second Life: A Collected Nonfiction

by GERBER, DAN

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine in original cloth fine slipcase.
Edition
First Limited Edition
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9780870135897
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$50.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2001. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth fine slipcase.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xvi; 256 pages. One of 100 numbered copies. Signed by Gerber.
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Orpington via Pratt's Bottom: JW at 75; A Festschrift for 'Fess Williams

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN

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Published
2004
Condition
One of 100 copies. Fine in pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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(New York): Brown Roux, 2004. First edition. Paperback. One of 100 copies. Fine in pictorial wrappers.. Thin octavo. 76 pp. With a few black & white illustrations and several tipped-in color plates. Contributors include: Glen Baxter, Robert Creeley, Guy Davenport, Jonathan Greene, Cid Corman, Wendell Berry and many others. No copies were offered for public sale. Specially initialled… Read more
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Sacrificial Couples and the Splendor of Their Failures: Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

by GURGANUS, ALLAN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1999
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As new in brown hand-sewn wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$20.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf / F. Scott Fitzgerald Society, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. As new in brown hand-sewn wrappers.. Thin octavo. 5.75 x 8.75 in. 32 pages. Cover illustration, frontispiece and two portraits by Gurganus. Design and typeset by Jonathan Greene. One of 250 numbered copies. Signed by Gurganus.
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