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The Sunken Garden

The Sunken Garden

by Crane, Nathalia

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Dj.
Edition
First edition
Published
1926
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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NY, NY: Thomas Seltzer, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dj.. 8vo. 259pp. Black cloth covered boards soiled and faded. Edgewear, especially to corners. Title on spine and upper board faded. Former owner's name penned to front paste-down endpaper. Binding feels a little weak, but holding. First edition of this unusual book written by the now obscure, then young… Read more about this item
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Adios, Scheherazade: A Serious Comedy

by Westlake, Donald E.

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG-
Edition
1st ed., 1st ptg
Published
1970
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780671205058
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1970. 1st ed., 1st ptg. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 8vo. 188pp. Red Boards with silver lettering on spine. Edges at head of boards rubbed. Dustjacket has minor staining along head and fore edge of upper cover, accompanied by 1" closed tear. "Westlake creates a touching, funny thoroughly enjoyable portrait of what hppens when a… Read more about this item
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African Terror

African Terror

by Sheraton, Neil

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG-
Edition
1st ed. No add'tl ptg
Published
1957
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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London: Robert Hale Limited, 1957. 1st ed. No add'tl ptg. Hardcover. VG+/VG-. 8vo. 192pp. Illus. dj. feat. a "native" African stalking through the jungle while two official types look on from behind the trees, in a jeep, from a higher vantage point. Black cloth, gilt to spine. Dust jacket: two 1'' closed tears at… Read more about this item
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Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat

by Bramah, Ernest

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
G+
Edition
1st Am. ed
Published
1928
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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£23.95

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NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co, 1928. 1st Am. ed. Hardcover. VG+/G+. 8vo. 320pp. Pict. dj (by Nadejon) over blue cloth; paper label and paper cover pasted on. Boards replicate wrap-around jacket. Dust jacket is marred by heavy chipping w. some loss at extremities; tear at fore-edge of upper cover; 1'' tear (closed but ragged) along rear… Read more about this item
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The Crime of Giovanni Venturi

by Shaw, Howard

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
1st ed., stated
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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£63.86

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NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1959. 1st ed., stated. Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 8vo. 256pp. White pictorial Dj. by Ben Feder over blue cloth backed in black cloth lettered in rose. Dust jacket: sunning; offsetting from smaller book; slight edgewear to extremities; shallow clipping on inner flaps, price unaffected. Boards; slight bumping to extremities. Bound material; small… Read more about this item
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The Train from Katanga
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The Train from Katanga

by Smith, Wilbur

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
1st ed., 1st ptg. No addt'l ptg
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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£115.75

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NY: Viking Press, 1965. 1st ed., 1st ptg. No addt'l ptg. Hardcover. Fine/VG+. 8vo. 280pp. Pict. dj. Green cloth backed in black cloth. Dust jacket is slightly scuffed, moreso to the back cover, w/ edgewear to extremities, a few small chips, and three small closed tears to the bottom edge. All in all the dj. is… Read more about this item
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£115.75