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

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

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Ishi Means Man; Foreword by Dorothy Day. Woodblock by Rita Corbin

by MERTON, THOMAS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Just about fine in original two-toned boards with printed paper label affixed to the upper cover and without dust jacket, as iss
Edition
First Edition
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£183.60

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Greensboro: Unicorn Press, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Just about fine in original two-toned boards with printed paper label affixed to the upper cover and without dust jacket, as issued.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. vii + 71 [i] +[vi] pp. Woodcut frontispiece. The uncommon hardcover issue published as Volume 8 of the Unicorn Keepsake Series.
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A Zen Forest; Sayings of the Masters. Foreword by Gary Snyder

by SHIGEMATSU, SOIKU

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Fine in original black cloth lettered in silver on the spine and near fine dust jacket with the orange lettering on the spine mi
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£73.44

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New York: Weatherhill, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black cloth lettered in silver on the spine and near fine dust jacket with the orange lettering on the spine mildly sunned.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. xiv +177 [1] pp. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of caligraphy and drawings. A review copy with the… Read more
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The Heart of Buddha's Teaching; Transforming Suffering Into Peace, Joy, and Liberation

by HAHN, THICH NHAT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1998
Condition
Near fine in original cloth-backed boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket mildly sunned at the spine.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£25.70

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Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth-backed boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket mildly sunned at the spine.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. vi + 265 [1} pp. With a few black and white illustrations. The four noble truths, the noble eightfold path, and other basic Buddhist teachings.
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Illustrated History of Jamestown, Chatuaqua County, N.Y.; Containing Sketches and Illustrations of the Village in the early days of its existence, Together with Photographs and Biographies of the Present Time

by HATCH, VERNELLE A., Editor

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1900
Condition
Minor chipping to the spinal extrenities and small spot on upper cover, otherwise very good in original decorated grey wrappers
Edition
First Edition
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£367.20

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Jamestown: C.E. Burk, 1900. First Edition. Paperback. Minor chipping to the spinal extrenities and small spot on upper cover, otherwise very good in original decorated grey wrappers lettered and decorated in black, red, and gilt.. Narrow quarto. 6.75 x 10.5 in. 297 + [1] pp. Illustrated throughout with black & white reproductions of photographs. An uncommon county history.… Read more
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Twelve poems 1939-1960

by PEAKE, MERVYN

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Published
1975
Condition
Just about fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£91.80

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(Middlesex): (Bran's Head Books), 1975. First Edition. Paperback. Just about fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Thin quarto. 8.25 x 11.75. 32 pp. Cover drawing plus nine interior drawings by Mervyn Peake. 202 of 330 numbered copies out of a total of 350. A nice copy of this well-realized publication.
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£91.80
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Mystery Fall 1996 Press Kit

by GOREY, EDWARD

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1996
Condition
Fine in original pictorial wrappers with address label and metered postage sticker affixed to rear panel.
Edition
First Edition
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£220.32

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Boston: PBS, 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers with address label and metered postage sticker affixed to rear panel.. Thin quarto. 8.5 x 11 in. 22 pp. with an 8-page suite on coated stock of black and white photographic reproductions of actors and scenes for the forthcoming season as well as black & white reproductions… Read more
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The Whirling Dervishes; A Commemoration

by MOORE, JAMES, ANNEMARIE SCHIMMEL, NAIL KESOVA, JEFFREY SOMERS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Near fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£110.16

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London: International Rumi Committee, 1974. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers.. Thin quarto. 8.25 x 11.75 in. [24] pp. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white reproductions of photographs. A lovely and uncommon booklet authored by a knowledgeable quartet of writers.
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£110.16
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Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange

by (BURGESS, ANTHONY)

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Just about fine in original pictorial wrappers with none of the usual vertical creasing to the spine.
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
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£25.70

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Just about fine in original pictorial wrappers with none of the usual vertical creasing to the spine.. Octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of black & white reproductions of stills from the celebrated film.
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Entropy"; A story in New Worlds Number 187

by PYNCHON, THOMAS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1969
Condition
A hint of fading to the thin spine, otherwise fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers by Gabi Nassmann.
Edition
First Edition
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£91.80

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(London): (New Worlds Publishing), 1969. First Edition. Paperback. A hint of fading to the thin spine, otherwise fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers by Gabi Nassmann.. Thin quarto. 8.25 x 11.75 in. 64 pp. Illustrated throughout with black & white reprodutions of drawings, photographs, ads. Edited by Michael Moorcock, New Worlds was an important science fiction magazine that… Read more
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Reflections of a Stereo Pioneer

by KELLER, ARTHUR C.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1986
Condition
Fine in original blue cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
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£55.08

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San Francisco: San Francisco Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original blue cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xiii + [i], 137 + [1] pp. Illustrated with several reproductions of black & white photographs, diagrams. Preface by Richard E. McGinn. "A charming account of the career of a long-time Bell Laboratories inventor… Read more
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Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans since 1945

by HARPER, MICHAEL S. and ANTHONY WALTON

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£33.05

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. xiv + [ii], 327 pp.
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Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjeff: The Man, The Teaching, His Mission

by PATTERSON, WILLIAM PATRICK and BARBARA ALLEN PATTERSON

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2014
Condition
Small 1/8" chip from head of spine and corresponding chip from dust jacket, otherwise fine in fine pictorial dust jacket. With r
Edition
First Edition
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£110.16

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Fairfax, California: Arete Communications, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 1/8" chip from head of spine and corresponding chip from dust jacket, otherwise fine in fine pictorial dust jacket. With ribbon marker.. Thick octavo. 6.375 x 9.25 in. 647 + [7] pp. Illustrated with numerous black & white reproductions.
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The Lady and the Tiger"; An essay in Garden & Gun. Premiere Issue, Spring '07

by CONROY, PAT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2007
Condition
Mildly rubbed at spinal extremities, otherwise fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£220.32

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Charleston: Evening Post Publishing Company, 2007. First Edition. Paperback. Mildly rubbed at spinal extremities, otherwise fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Quarto. 9 x 11 in. 128 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. This first issue of Gun & Garden also contains work by Clyde Egerton, Reynolds Price and others. A photograph of Conroy standing barefoot in Mrs. Waley's garden… Read more
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Insights into U. S. Postal History, 1855-2016

by WAWRUKIEWICZ, ANTHONY S.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2016
Condition
As new in original pale grayish-biege cloth without dust jacket, as issued.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£36.72

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(Bellfonte: American Philatelic Society, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. As new in original pale grayish-biege cloth without dust jacket, as issued.. Quarto. 8.75 x 11.25 inches. vi + 234 pp. Profusely illustrated in color throughout.
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Schau Heimwärts, Engel!; Eine Geschichte vom begrabnen Leben

by WOLFE, THOMAS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Near fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in blue and red, and very good dust jacket printed in blue and red, with wrap-ar
Edition
First German Edition
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£110.16

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Berlin: Rowohlt, 1932. First German Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original powder blue cloth, titled in blue and red, and very good dust jacket printed in blue and red, with wrap-around band.. Octavo. 5.125 x 8.125 in. 556 pp. Text in German. Scarce with original wrap-around band.
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image of A Jargon Society Checklist 1951-1979; To Mark an Exhibition at Books_Co. 939 Madison Avenue, New York City, March 15 - April 14, 1979

A Jargon Society Checklist 1951-1979; To Mark an Exhibition at Books & Co. 939 Madison Avenue, New York City, March 15 - April 14, 1979

by EDELSTEIN, J. M.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
A fine copy of this attractive, informative exhibition catalogue.
Edition
First Edition
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£14.69

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New York: Books & Co, 1979. First Edition. Paperback. A fine copy of this attractive, informative exhibition catalogue.. A 22 x 9 in. sheet folded in thirds to create twelve 3.5 x 9 in. panels (front and back). Illustrated with reproductions of photographs of Jargon authors and Jargon books. J. M. Edelstein was the Librarian at the National… Read more
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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

by STARRETT, VINCENT

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1933
Condition
Neat, attractive POS to front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original blue cloth, titles in gilt, and good pictorial dust
Edition
First Edition
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£128.52

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Neat, attractive POS to front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original blue cloth, titles in gilt, and good pictorial dust jacket, retaining original $2.00 price. Dust jacket spine panel sunned; front inner flap split somewhat from front panel, but remaining intact.. Octavo. 5.625 x 8 in. viii +… Read more
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The Blessing: A Memoir

by ORR, GREGORY

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£36.72

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San Francisco: Council Oak Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.75 in. xi + [i], 209 pp. Poet Gregory Orr's memoir, selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the 50 best non-fiction books of 2002. Signed by Gregory Orr on title page.
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Knights of Faith and Resignation: Reading Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling

by MOONEY, EDWARD F.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in original boards. As new.
Edition
First Edition
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£66.10

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Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original boards. As new.. Octavo. 6.125 x 9.25 in. xv + [iii], 187 pp.
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Partisan Review; A Bi-Monthly of Revolutionary Literature. Volume 1, No. 1. February-March, 1934

by [PARTISAN REVIEW]

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Half inch chip from bottom of the spine, else very good in original printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£146.88

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New York: John Reed Club of New york, 1934. First Edition. Paperback. Half inch chip from bottom of the spine, else very good in original printed wrappers.. Thin octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. Work by James T. Farrell, Joseph Freeman, Granville Hicks, Grace Lumpkin, Philip Rahv, and others is included in this initial publication of the iconic Partisan… Read more
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