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Arthur Rackham, A Biography

by Hamilton, James

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$39.00

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New York: Arcade Pub, Little Brown, 1990. Brown boards with blue endpapers in "new" condition. Beautiful illustrations througout in b/w and color. FIRST PRINTING with complete numberline- also stated First U.S. Edition. D.J. has original price of $45.00 on inside flap of D.J. 199 pages, including index. Always happy to send detailed photographs at your… Read more
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The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2)

by Allen, Hervey

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1926
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$325.00

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New York: George Doran, 1926. Burgandy Boards with gold gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Gold gilt upper leave edges. Both Volumes are in FINE, almost new condition. The Slipcase (good condition) has been reinforced with tape and has a pastedown with the title and the synopsis of this biography and states these volumes… Read more
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The Entrancing Life

by J.M. Barrie

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$46.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Cream boards with red printing. Untrimmed leaves. FIRST PRINTING with "A" and SCRIBNER'S LOGO. Cream boards shows some soiling, but inteior pages clean, unmarked. TIGHT.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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My Life's History (edited By Otto Kallir)

by Grandma Moses

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$95.00

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Harper & Brothers, 1952. A-D. Pink boards with black spine. Grandmas moses title in black. Gold gilt title to spine. 16 plates by Grandma Moses in full color. Book's boards are like new. D.J. has tape across the back top edge. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain (FOUR VOLUME COMPLETE SET)

by Lodge, Edmund

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1836
Condition
Good
Item Price
$275.00

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London: Harding & Lepard, 1836. Four volumes combined in two. Green Boards with 3/4 leather and corner leather with gold gilt margin dividing the cloth and leather. Five raised bands to spines. Scraping and wear to boards. Tight. Marbled endpapers. Very LARGE HEAVY books. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15"… Read more
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Bell's Miniature Series of Great Writers SPENSER,

by Rev. Tuckwell

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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George Bell & Sons, , 1906. Red book (faded to pink) with blindstamped design to upper boards. Spenser.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Bell's Miniature Series of Painters -(3 Books) REYNOLDS, JURILLO, MICHELANGELO

by Edward C. Strutt, G. Williamson, Cleve

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Laura's Rare Books
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$33.00

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George Bell & Sons, THREE darling red books - Reynolds - 1905 Very Good - Murillo -nd Faded to pink - and Michelangelo- 1908 faded to pink - All three books are tight, have illustrations and are all blindstamped designed.. First Thus. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Dorothy and Red

by Vincent Sheean

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$23.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. FIRST PRINTING stated. Original price of $6.95 on inside flap of D.J. Dust jacket has two chips at top. Red boards with bright gold gilt printing to upper board and spine. Glossy photographs in Black and white. 352 pages plus index. Clean, unmarked pages. This is the private life… Read more
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Christian R. Holmes: Man and Physician

by Fischer, Martin

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
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$39.00

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Springfield, Ill: Charles C. Thomas, 1937. Blue over black spine. Gold gilt printing to spine and upper board. Untrimmed leave edges. Many pages are uncut. Beautiful paper. The first letter in every paragraph is large and Red. Many illustrations throughout. 233 clean, white, unmarked pages. D.J. is present but in two piece.. Hard… Read more
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A Special Kind of Magic

by Newquist, Roy

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.00

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Rand McNally & Company, 1967. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Burgandy boards with bright white printing to upper board and spine. Original price of $4.95 on inside flap of D.J. B/W photographs throughout. Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Sideney Poitier. 156 clean, unmarked pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.
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Einstein and the Generations of Science (FIRST PRINTING)

by Feuer, Lewis S

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$39.00

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New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1974. FIRST PRINTING with complete Numberline. Original Price of $12.95 on inside flap of D.J. 366 pages plus indes. Owner's bookplate. Clean, unmarked pages. D.J. has one small chip, else very good. Photographs, illustration.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Diana, Princess of Wales: A Tribute

by Graham, Tim;Corby, Tom;Welcome Rain

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781566495998
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$23.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Welcome Rain, 1997. Interior pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Dustjacket is very good with one small tiny closed tear. Original price of $24.95 on inside flap of D.J. STATED FIRST PRINTING.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall.
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Salt of the Earth An Informal portrait of Richard cardinal Cushing

by Fenton, John H

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1965
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$23.00

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Coward-McCann, 1965. 2nd Impression stated. Black boards with Gold gilt illustration to upper board and gilt printing to spine. 242 unmarked perfect pages. Unclipped D.J. B/w photographs. On the back of D.J., Fenton is shaking hands with J.F. Kennedy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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INFELICIA

by MENKEN, Adah Isaacs

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Condition
Very Good
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$85.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. Original brown with gold printing. Light edgewear to spine ends and corners. Gold gilt top edges. Tight, Interior pages very good. 124 pages. Dedication by Charles Dickens in form of facsimile of letter dated from Gad's Hill on 1 October 1867 Please ask for detailed photographs. . Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Good and Bad Berries

by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo/June Head English Vesion

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1936
Condition
Near Very Good
Item Price
$75.00

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Art Institute Ars Sacra Josef Mueller, 1936. Precious book with illustrated covers and full page (looks like watercolor drawings throughout) Corner Edgwear. See my photo. I will happy to send any detailed photographs on request. Interior pages clean with no signatures or writing. small place where sticker was removed on front cover. The pictures are… Read more
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Mark Twain Himself A Pictorial Biography (His Circle Series)

by Meltzer, Milton

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780826214126
Item Price
$49.00

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University of Missouri Press, 2002. FIRST PRINTING with numberline. Many previously unpublished photographs of Mark Twain, his family and the people he knew or wrote about and the places he saw. 303 pages including index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Three Lives of Helen Keller

by Richard Harrity and Ralph G. Martin

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$34.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1962. FIRST EDITION STATED. Quarter cream boards over black spine. Gold printing to upper board and spine. Clean unmarked pages. D.J. has slight edgwear and has original price. Profusely illustrated with photographs throughout. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Frederick The Great the Philosopher KING

by Thaddeus, Victor

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$24.00

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Brentano's, 1930. Tan boards with Red printing and design to cover and spine. Portrait frontpiece with additional plates throughout. The paper is very nice quality. 330 pages including index. Clean white perfect pages with no writing, no foxing, no tears. TIGHT. First Published October 1930, Stated Second Printing October 1930. By the author of… Read more
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Room Full of Mirrors, a Biography of Jimi Hendrix

by Cross, Charles R

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781401300289
Item Price
$39.00

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Hyperion, 2005. ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOFS. STATED FIRST EDITION with COMPLETE NUMBERLINE, First printing. This is a story of an outrageous life, with legendary tales of sex, drugs, and excess, but privately, JIMI HENDRIX, craved a normal family life. 400 pages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Captive of Time (MY YEARS with PASTERNAK)

by Ivinskaya, Olga

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385127318
Item Price
$19.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1978. STATED FIRST EDITION. Green linen boards with dark blue and gold gilt printing to spine. Life of the Author of Dr. Zhivago's girlfriend. D.J. would be fine but for one small tear to corner. Max Hayward translator and has introduction. Uncut side edges, b/w Photographs throughout. 462 pages including index. NO… Read more
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