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Recent Arrivals from Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA

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The West Door

by CORN, Alfred

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Near fine in original cloth-backed red boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670819560
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£26.10

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New York: Viking, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth-backed red boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 75 pp. Inscribed affectionately by Alfred to poets Tom Meyers and Jonathan Williams on the New Years Eve of 1987. Jacket design by Neil Stuart.
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Foto Follies: How Photography Lost its Virginity on the Way to the Bank

by MICHALS, DUANE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2007
Condition
Very find in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783865212757
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£29.83

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Denmark: Steidl, 2007. First Edition. Paperback. Very find in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with color and black & white reproductions of photographs and artworks.
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The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens

by PORTER, EDWARD, Author and Artist

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Published
1961
Condition
Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards.
Edition
First Edition
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£74.58

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New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards.. Tall quarto. 7.5 x 11.25 in. Unpaginated. Occasionally illustrated with 27 black & white woodcuts by the author. Limited edition, numbered 21 out of 50 copies, signed by author (and printer) Edward (E.C.) Porter on the colophon page.
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image of Christisis; A Course in Higher Soul Culture as a Means to Awaken the Mind to the Truth, the Way and the Life; then Directing the Faculties of the Awakened Mind to Bring About Soul Consciousness, Better Known as Christification

Christisis; A Course in Higher Soul Culture as a Means to Awaken the Mind to the Truth, the Way and the Life; then Directing the Faculties of the Awakened Mind to Bring About Soul Consciousness, Better Known as Christification

by CLYMER, REUBEN SWINBURNE

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Published
1945
Condition
Fine in original leather-textured mulberry cloth with design and titling to spine in gilt, core text printed on rectos.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£186.45

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Quakertown, PA: Philosophical Publishing Co, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original leather-textured mulberry cloth with design and titling to spine in gilt, core text printed on rectos.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. x, 11-234 pp. Black & white reproduction photograph frontispiece of The Academy and color-backed letter begins each of ten lessons. Scarce. Rosicrucian Series. These lessons… Read more
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Conversations

by ATWOOD, MARGARET; Earl G. Ingersoll, Editor

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine in original cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865380707
Item Price
£37.29

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Princeton, NJ: Ontario Review Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xvii, 251 pp. Contains 21 interviews with Atwood covering a broad spectrum of topics, including interviewers Joyce Carol Oates, Graeme Gibson, Karla Hammond, Beatrice Mendez-Egle, and others.
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The Various Light

by CORN, ALFRED

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Published
1980
Condition
Near fine in original cloth-backed boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670743223
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£37.29

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New York: Viking, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth-backed boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8 in. xii, 76 pp. Inscribed by Corn with affection to poets Jonathan Williams and Tom Meyers on the title page.
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Mediterranean Cookery

by RODEN, CLAUDIA

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394544342
Item Price
£22.37

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New York: Knopf, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 7.75 x 11 in. 224 pp. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of photographs.
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The Face in the Aspic: Tales of Club Life Among the Overfed

by MARIO, THOMAS

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Published
1944
Condition
Near fine in lovely red cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£29.83

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in lovely red cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. 194 pp.
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A Tuscan in the Kitchen: Recipes and Tales from my Home

by LUONGO, PINO

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Fine in original cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517569160
Item Price
£18.65

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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 7.5 x 9.5 in. 240 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white.
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The 63rd Infantry Division Chronicles: June 1943 to September 1945

by FROBERG, MAGNUS L., Narrative; William J. Scott, Rosters; Michael Baymor, Editor

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards with "blood & fire" insignia.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£130.52

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n.p., 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards with "blood & fire" insignia.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xxvii, 387 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. Scarce.
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They Made Wyoming Their Own

by WALLACE, EUNICE EWER

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Published
1971
Condition
Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
Limited Second Printing
Item Price
£67.12

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Boise, ID: Eunice Ewer Wallace, 1971. Limited Second Printing. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7.5 in. 256 pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs. Signed by Wallace on the title page in year of publication. Limited edition of 600 total copies, this being Number 92 of an extra 100 copies. Scarce.… Read more
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image of Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Fourth Edition, With Notes and Additions by Thomas M. Cooley

Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; With a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Fourth Edition, With Notes and Additions by Thomas M. Cooley

by STORY, JOSEPH

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Published
1873
Condition
A near fine set in three-quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, spines extra gilt, teg by R.B. Sanford. Handsome bookpl
Edition
Fourth Edition, First Printing
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£1,491.60

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1873. Fourth Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A near fine set in three-quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, spines extra gilt, teg by R.B. Sanford. Handsome bookplates of Winthrop W. and Harriet Aldrich on each front pastedown.. Octavos. 6.25 x 9.5 in. xxxii + 752; 737 pp. A lovely set of the important… Read more
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image of Your Face Tomorrow [Three-Volume Set]; Fever and Fear; Dance and Dream; Poison, Shadow, and Farewell. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

Your Face Tomorrow [Three-Volume Set]; Fever and Fear; Dance and Dream; Poison, Shadow, and Farewell. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa

by MARIAS, JAVIER

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Fine in original red, purple, and black cloths lettered in gilt on the spines, and in fine pictorial dust jackets.
Edition
First American Edition, First Printings
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£111.87

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New York: New Directions, 2009. First American Edition, First Printings. Hardcover. Fine in original red, purple, and black cloths lettered in gilt on the spines, and in fine pictorial dust jackets.. Octavos. 5.5 x 8.25 in. 387; 341; 546 pp. A lovely set of the celebrated trilogy in its first English translation.
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The Plan of St. Gall [Three-Volume Set]

by HORN, WALTER and ERNEST BORN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Near fine in original natural quarter-pigskin over heavy linen cream cloth, all edges gilt. Presented in publisher's original he
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
£2,237.40

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original natural quarter-pigskin over heavy linen cream cloth, all edges gilt. Presented in publisher's original heavy linen cream cloth. Somewhat faded at spines.. Folios. 11.5 x 14.5 in. 356; 359; 267 pp. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of plans, maps, sketches, photographs, figures, etc.; decorative patterned endpapers… Read more
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Every Grain of Rice: A Taste of Our Chinese Childhood in America

by BLONDER, ELLEN AND ANNABEL LOW; ELLEN BLONDER, Illustrator

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1998
Condition
Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780609601020
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£18.65

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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 7.75 x 9.25 in. 208 pp. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of artworks by Ellen Blonder.
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Lévre de Poche

by RAWORTH, TOM

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1983
Condition
Fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780933974012
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£55.94

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Durham, NC: Bull City, 1983. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.. Tall duodecimo. 3.25 x 6.5 in. Unpaginated. Inscribed to poet Jonathan Williams by Raworth on the title page. From a limited printing of 963 copies.
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Handbook of the Thompson Submachine Gun: Model of 1928, Model M1

by

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Published
1940
Condition
Near fine in original lettered stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£55.94

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Bridgeport, CT: Auto-ordnance Corporation, 1940. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original lettered stapled wrappers.. Duodecimo. 4 x 6.75 in. 58 +[8] pp. Occasionally illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs.
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Gilded Mansions

by CRAVEN, WAYNE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Nice previous owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper otherwise fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393067545
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£55.94

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Nice previous owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper otherwise fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 9 x 10.5 in. 383 pp. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of photographs.
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Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds

by COLLINS, BILLY; DAVID ALLEN SIBLEY, ARTIST

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2010
Condition
Fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780231150842
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£55.94

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New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Small octavo. 5.75 x 7.5 in. xiii, 268 pp. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of paintings by David Allen Sibley. Inscribed by Billy Collins on the title page.
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image of Selected Writings. Volume 1: Plays; Volume 2: Fictions; Volume 3: Essays; Translated by Joel Agee. Edited and with an Introductions by Kenneth J. Northcott; Theodore Zlolkowski; Brian Freeman

Selected Writings. Volume 1: Plays; Volume 2: Fictions; Volume 3: Essays; Translated by Joel Agee. Edited and with an Introductions by Kenneth J. Northcott; Theodore Zlolkowski; Brian Freeman

by DURRENMATT, FRIEDRICH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2006
Condition
Each volume fine in original black cloth lettered in grey on the spines and in fine pictorial dust jackets.
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
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£186.45

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Each volume fine in original black cloth lettered in grey on the spines and in fine pictorial dust jackets.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. 313; 362; 201 pp. The great Swiss writer's works are finally gathered and translated for English-speaking readers. Uncommon as a complete three… Read more
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