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The Red Notebook (Facsimile)

by MILLER, HENRY

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Published
1954
Condition
Near fine in original pictorial french flap wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£37.16

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Highlands, NC: Jargon Books / Jonathan Williams, 1954. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial french flap wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs, writings and artworks by Miller. Jargon 22. Author photograph by Wynn Bullock. Association with the following individuals are prominent in Miller's Red Notebook writings:… Read more
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From the Desert to the Book: Dialogues with Marcel Cohen

by JABÉS, EDMOND

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Published
1990
Condition
Near fine in original black cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket, some sunning to spine.
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780882680613
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£44.59

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Barrytown, NY: Station Hill Press, 1990. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original black cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket, some sunning to spine.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.25 in. xiv, 122 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs. Translated from the French by Pierre Joris. Jacket design by Susan Quasha. Originally… Read more
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Blandings Castle, and Elsewhere

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver o
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781585673384
Item Price
£33.44

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Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. With laid-in black & white map of Blandings Castle.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 227, [1 blank], [1], [10 blank], [1], pp. Yellow &… Read more
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Free Born: An Unpublishable Novel

by NEARING, SCOTT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Sympathetically rebound using much of the original front panel, otherwise very good in original stapled form with toning as expe
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£185.80

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New York: Urquhart Press, 1932. First Edition. Paperback. Sympathetically rebound using much of the original front panel, otherwise very good in original stapled form with toning as expected with age and circulation.. Small octavo. 5.25 x 7.75 in. 237 +[1] adverts. Scarce. Publisher's Note, paragraph two reads, "The thesis of this book is important. No more vital issue… Read more
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The Moon of Hoa Binh [Two Volume Set]

by TRANG, CONG HUYEN TON NU NHA and WILLIAM PENSINGER; NGUYEN QUYNH, Art

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Near fine in original black paper-covered boards with spine lettering in gilt, very good lettered slipcase and laid-in map of Sa
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789747315691
Item Price
£222.96

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Thailand: Foundation Autopoy, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original black paper-covered boards with spine lettering in gilt, very good lettered slipcase and laid-in map of Saigon and Hanoi.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. 900; 804 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of artworks by Nguyen Quynh and eight color full page reproductions in volume… Read more
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The Song of the Percival Peacock

by EDSON, RUSSELL

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Published
1992
Condition
Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, edges of text block spotted.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781566890021
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£44.59

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Minneapolis: Coffee House, 1992. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, edges of text block spotted.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. 144 pp. Signed "with a Roxy Video pen" by Edson on the title page. "In this playfully complex novel of banter between master and servants, Russell Edson creates an allegorical narrative in which forbidden sexual… Read more
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Art and Letters: Vol. III, No. 1, Winter 1920

by RUTTER, FRANK, Editor; OSBERT SITWELL, Poetry Editor

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1920
Condition
Very good in original lettered wrappers, usual wear to cover edges.
Edition
First Edition
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£92.90

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London: Art & Letters, 1920. First Edition. Paperback. Very good in original lettered wrappers, usual wear to cover edges.. Quarto. 7.5 x 10 in. iv, 51 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Thirteen contributors (of poetry, prose and drawings) includes T.S. Eliot's "The Duchess of Malfi and Poetic Drama," published here to precede Eliot's well-loved "The Waste… Read more
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A Mountain Boy's Life Story

by CRAIN, J. DEAN

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Published
1914
Condition
Good in original pictorial wrappers, previous ownership stamp to upper cover and the front free endpaper.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£74.32

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Greenville, SC: The Baptist Courier, 1914. First Edition. Paperback. Good in original pictorial wrappers, previous ownership stamp to upper cover and the front free endpaper.. Small octavo. 5.5 x 7.75 in. 65 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs. Scarce.
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The Counterfeiters: An Historical Comedy

by KENNER, HUGH; GUY DAVENPORT, Drawings by

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Published
1968
Condition
Near fine in original brown cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with slightly toned spine.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£55.74

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original brown cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with slightly toned spine.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. 174, [2 blanks] pp. Illustrated with several full-page reproductions of black & white satiric drawings by Guy Davenport. Signed by Hugh Kenner on title page. Scarce signed.
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Last One Home

by EHLE, JOHN

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine in original quarter-cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£22.30

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New York: Harper & Row, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original quarter-cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. [vi], 345, [1] pp. Signed by John Ehle on front free endpaper.
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Willa Cather: A Literary Life

by WOODRESS, JAMES

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in original cream cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Light underlining in pen to pp. 241-2.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£26.01

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original cream cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Light underlining in pen to pp. 241-2.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. xx, 583, [3 blanks] pp. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of black & white photographs.
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Midwest Portraits: A Book of Memories and Friendships [Association Copy]

by HANSEN, HARRY

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1923
Condition
Chip to head of spine otherwise very good in original cloth with lettering in gilt, mild toning to text block.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£130.06

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Chip to head of spine otherwise very good in original cloth with lettering in gilt, mild toning to text block.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.25 in. 357 pp. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Henry Justin Smith in the year of publication, who was the Managing Editor of… Read more
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Christmas in Dickens

by SHINN, EVERETT, Illustrated by

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Published
1941
Condition
Near fine in original red quarter-cloth over illustrated boards and very good pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
Later Printing
Item Price
£92.90

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Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co, 1941. Later Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original red quarter-cloth over illustrated boards and very good pictorial dust jacket.. Thin quarto. 6.625 x 9.25 in. 63, [1 blank] pp. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color by Everett Shinn. Inscribed with a Christmas inscription by Everett Shinn on half-title.
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Damsel in Distress

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2003
Condition
There is a nice rune bookplate under the front flap, otherwise fine in original pale grey/blue cloth and in a fine pictorial dus
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£44.59

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Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. There is a nice rune bookplate under the front flap, otherwise fine in original pale grey/blue cloth and in a fine pictorial dust jacket by Andrzej Klimowski.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.5 inches. 284 pp. One of the scarcer first printings in Overlook's wonderful Collector's Wodehouse series.
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Lord Emsworth and Others

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2002
Condition
Near fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Previous owner's interesting
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£29.73

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Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown. Bottom fore-corners moderately bumped.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 268, [2 blanks], [2] pp. Yellow & white decorative striped endpapers. Published as part of… Read more
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Spring Fever

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver o
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£55.74

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Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 273, [1 blank], [1], [12 blank], [1] pp. Yellow & white decorative striped endpapers. Published as part of the… Read more
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Antologia [2-Volume Set]

by NERUDA, PABLO; ISIDORA AGUIRRE, Editor

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Previous ownership signature, otherwise fine in red bonded leather, with red ribbon markers.
Edition
First Edition
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£74.32

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Bibliografica Internacional, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Previous ownership signature, otherwise fine in red bonded leather, with red ribbon markers.. Octavos. 6.25 x 8.5 in. 1,144 pp. in total. Text in Spanish.
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Party Going

by GREEN, HENRY

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1951
Condition
Near fine in original two-toned cloth stamped in blind on the upper cover and lettered in gilt on the spine and in a very good u
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£111.48

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New York: Viking Press, 1951. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original two-toned cloth stamped in blind on the upper cover and lettered in gilt on the spine and in a very good unevenly sunned dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. 255, [1 blank] pp. Review copy, with publisher's review slip laid in. One… Read more
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A Gentleman of Leisure

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2003
Condition
Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver o
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£29.73

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Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 269, [1 blank], [2] pp. Yellow & white decorative striped endpapers. Published as part of the elegant "The Collector's… Read more
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Quick Service

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver o
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£44.59

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Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's interesting rune bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in silver on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 227, [1 blank], [1], [10 blank], [1], pp. Yellow & white decorative striped endpapers. Published as part of the… Read more
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