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The Farthest Shore

by LE GUIN, URSULA

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Sticker shadows and "Buxton School" on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original black cloth and very good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Sticker shadows and "Buxton School" on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original black cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket, with some rubbing and some fading to spine.. Gail Garraty. Octavo. 6 x 9.5 in. [xii], 223 + [1] pp. Reinforced binding issue. Illustrated with black &… Read more
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$150.00
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Back Before Day

by PRICE, REYNOLDS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
One of 100 copies (out of a total of 500), designed by Jonathan Greene. This copy is unnumbered. Fine in original green cloth -
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$35.00

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(Rocky Mount, NC): North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. One of 100 copies (out of a total of 500), designed by Jonathan Greene. This copy is unnumbered. Fine in original green cloth - backed marbled boards lettered in copper on the spine. Signed by Price at the colophon.. Small thin octavo. 45 pages.… Read more
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$35.00
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The Adventures of the Young Soldier in Search of the Better World

by JOAD, C.E.M.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1943
Condition
Near fine in original grey cloth and very good printed dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$45.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original grey cloth and very good printed dust jacket.. Mervyn Peake. Thin duodecimo. 5.5 x 8 in. 124 pp. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of black & white drawings by Mervyn Peake.
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$45.00
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1967
Condition
Near fine in original illustrated boards and near fine matching illustrated dust jacket.
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Franklin Watts, 1967. First Thus. Hardcover. Near fine in original illustrated boards and near fine matching illustrated dust jacket.. Rick Schreiter. Thin, square octavo. 7.25 x 8.75 in. [vi], 90 pp. Illustrated in black & white by Rick Schreiter.
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$35.00
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The Reader is Warned

by DICKSON, CARTER [JOHN DICKSON CARR]

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1939
Condition
Very good in original black cloth. Lightly spine-cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endpaper, otherwise text bri
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original black cloth. Lightly spine-cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endpaper, otherwise text bright and unmarked, binding tight.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.75 in. [x], 306 pp. Lacking scarce dust jacket. Uncommon.
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$60.00
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Seeing Is Believing

by DICKSON, CARTER [JOHN DICKSON CARR]

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1941
Condition
Very good in original yellow cloth. Spine very slightly cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endpaper, otherwise t
Edition
1941
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$40.00

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New York: William Morrow, 1941. 1941. Hardcover. Very good in original yellow cloth. Spine very slightly cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endpaper, otherwise text clean and bright, binding tight.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.75 in. [vi], 272 pp. Lacking dust jacket.
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$40.00
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The Judas Window

by DICKSON, CARTER [JOHN DICKSON CARR]

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1938
Condition
Very good with original black cloth, stamped with a design in red. Spine cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endp
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good with original black cloth, stamped with a design in red. Spine cocked; previous ownership signature on front free endpaper, otherwise text clean and bright, binding sound.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.75 in. vi, 294 pp. Lacking scarce dust jacket. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.
Item Price
$100.00
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Piccadilly Jim

by WODEHOUSE, P.G.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Fine in powder blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Nice rune bookplate under front flap of dust
Edition
First Overlook Press Edition
ISBN
9781585676163
Item Price
$40.00

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Woodstock and New York: The Overlook Press, 2004. First Overlook Press Edition. Hardcover. Fine in powder blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and fine pictorial dust jacket. Nice rune bookplate under front flap of dust jacket.. Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.5 in. 300 + [4] pp.
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$40.00
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English Literature in the Sixteenth Century Excluding Drama

by LEWIS, C.S.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1954
Condition
Near fine in original oxford blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and near fine printed dust jacket. Lightly bumped at top of up
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original oxford blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, and near fine printed dust jacket. Lightly bumped at top of upper board; dust jacket lightly worn at extremities. Text clean and bright, binding square and tight.. Octavo. 6 x 8.75 in. [viii], 696… Read more
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$60.00
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Der Mann ohne Eigenshaften: Roman [2 Volumes]

by MUSIL, ROBERT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
8211
Condition
Near fine in original light grey cloth, with a design stamped in brown and red, and near fine matching printed dust jackets. Wit
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$1,000.00

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Berlin: Ernst Rowohlt Verlag, 8211. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original light grey cloth, with a design stamped in brown and red, and near fine matching printed dust jackets. With ribbon markers.. Duodecimos. 5.25 x 7.625 in. 1074 + [2]; 605 + [4] pp. Text in German.
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$1,000.00
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Chills and Fever: Poems

by RANSOM, JOHN CROWE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1924
Condition
Fine in original quarter-cloth over decorative paper, printed paper title label affixed to spine, and very good dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original quarter-cloth over decorative paper, printed paper title label affixed to spine, and very good dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.375 in. 95 + [1] pp. Faulkner and southern literature scholar James B. Meriwether's copy, with his ownership signature on front free endpaper.
Item Price
$200.00
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The Abundant Dreamer

by BRODKEY, HAROLD

Seller
Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Fine in original boards and near fine dust jacket.
Edition
First English Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780224026871
Item Price
$125.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. First English Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original boards and near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.25 x 8.75 in. [vi], 297 + [1] pp. Signed by Harold Brodkey on title page.
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$125.00
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Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere [5 Volume Set]

by MOLIERE [JEAN-BAPTISTE POQUELIN]

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1679
Condition
Near fine in later cognac quarter-calf over green marbled paper, titled and ruled in gilt on spines.
Edition
Early Printing
Item Price
$400.00

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Amsterdam: Jaques le Jeune, 1679. Early Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in later cognac quarter-calf over green marbled paper, titled and ruled in gilt on spines.. Duodecimos. 3.25 x 5.25 in. Text in French. A nice, handsome set.
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$400.00
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The Man in the Sycamore Tree: The Good Times and Hard Life of Thomas Merton; An Entertainment, with Photographs by Edward Rice

by RICE, EDWARD

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Near fine in original cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with two internal mends.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$90.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with two internal mends.. Quarto. 7.25 x 10.5 in. 139 + [5] pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs.
Item Price
$90.00
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Her Life as an American Madam by Herself

by LONGSTREET, STEPHEN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Near fine in original purple cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket, with some wear to extremities.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original purple cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket, with some wear to extremities.. Large octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. ix + [i], 286 pp. Edited with an introduction by Stephen Longstreet.
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$30.00
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Dylan Thomas' New York

by SEYMOUR, TRYNTJE VAN NESS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1977
Condition
Fine in original brown cloth, titles in gilt, and near fine printed dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780915998036
Item Price
$60.00

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Salisbury, CT: Lime Rock Press, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original brown cloth, titles in gilt, and near fine printed dust jacket.. Quarto. 9.25 x 12.25 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs. One of 500 copies.
Item Price
$60.00
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Pornografia

by GOMBROWICZ, WITOLD

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Fine in black boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780802119254
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Grove Press, 2009. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine in black boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. Translated from the Polish by Danuta Borchardt. Signed by translator Danuta Borchardt on title page. Scarce so signed.
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$40.00
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Blood Kin: A Novel

by POWELL, MARK

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2006
Condition
Fine in charcoal cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781572335462
Item Price
$40.00

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Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in charcoal cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. [viii], 237 + [3] pp. Signed by Mark Powell on title page.
Item Price
$40.00
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The Novel in the Ancient World

by SCHMELING, GARETH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2003
Condition
Near fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780391041349
Item Price
$50.00

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Leiden: Brill, 2003. Revised Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 6 x 9 in. xliii + [i], 876 pp. With several black & white illustrations.
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$50.00
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In a Time of Violence

by BOLAND, EAVAN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Fine in red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780393036176
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1994. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Thin octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. vii + [i], 70 pp. Inscribed by Eaven Boland on title page.
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$50.00

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