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London: Strahan and Company Limited, 1881. LIMITED Edition Deluxe - this is NUMBER 136 of 300. Printed on special handmade paper, with proofs of illustrations on Japanese Paper. The whole edition is limited to 300 copies for England and 300 copies for america and no more to be printed. Spine has a great deal of chipping,… Read more
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James Shore's Daughter

by Benet, Stephen Vincent

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Published
1934
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£137.88

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Doubleday Doran & Company, 1934. LIMITED EDITION of 307 copies, this being 66, and signed by Stephen Vincent Benet. Beautiful book with uncut edges and SLIPCASE- both in Fine condition. Interior pages unmarked and perfect. Top edge tinted red. Also Stated First Edition. Always happy to send detailed photographs. . Signed by Author. First Edition.… Read more
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Mourning Becomes Electra (LIMITED/SIGNED)

by O'Neill Eugene

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£354.02

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Horace Liveright, 1931. Cream vellum boards with leather label to spine with gilt printing. Untrimmed edges. Some wear to vellum but corners are fine. The leather title is in MINT condition with bright gilt. Tight. Untrimmed edges. Limited and Signed. 550 copies. This copy is 495. Interior pages unmarked .… Read more
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Marco Millions (LIMITED/SIGNED)

by O'Neill Eugene

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Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£167.69

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Boni & Liveright, 1927. Beautiful parchment paper designed boards with cream spine and pastedown title. Spine is a little tanned. Owner's plate on front endboard. Limited to 450 copies, this COPY is NUMBER 50. SIGNED by the author. Tight book with unmarked , clean pages. Untrimmed edges. Very lovely. Always happy to send… Read more
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Hard Candy

by Williams, Tennessee

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
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£51.43

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Boni & Liveright, 1954. Striped boards with yellow spine and blue printing to title on spine. Limited but not stated. 220 white, unmarked pages. Blue upper leave edges. Blue SLIPCASE with pastedown title in good plus condition. Always happy to send detailed photographs. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Les Raisins De La Colere

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1947
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£257.13

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Gallimard, 1947. First French Edition of "Grapes of Wrath". Original Black boards designed by Mario Prassinos in an abstract pattternof gilt, white and green. Protected in a clear cover. MINT condiiton inside and out. Limited to 2,000 copies on Alfa Navarre (of an entire edition of 2105) This is NUMBER 335Very FINE copy. Unmarked interior… Read more
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Flight (Signed and Limited)

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1984
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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£409.92

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California: Yolla Bolla Press, 1984. Large demy Quarto, grey patterned boards with paper title lable. 52 pages printed letterpress on mouldmade paper and produced by Cartiere Enrico Magnai in Pescia, Italy. Limited to 250 copies, this copy being Number 133. SIGNED BY WALLACE STEGNER AND KARIN WIKSTROM. Light Mauve Slipcase. Beautiful stark color… Read more
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The Two Vanrevels (SIGNED LIMITED)

by Tarkington, Booth

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£100.62

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McClure Phillips, 1902. Cream blind stamped boards darkened a bit with soil. Gold gilt upper leaves and gold gilt printing. Spine faded. Signed and limited to 500 copies. Th ey forgot to put the number under This copy is Number ____. Illustrations on vellum. One loose illustration. Always happy to send detailed… Read more
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Lazarus Laughed (SIGNED LIMITED)

by O'Neill Eugene

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Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£204.96

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New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. Vellum backed japanese paper illustrated boards, with pastedown title to spine. Spine browning, else fine. Limited to 775 , this copy is No. 630. Untrimed edges. Always happy to send detailed photographs. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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The Sacrilege of Alan Kent (LIMITED/SIGNED and PRESENTATION TIPPED IN)

by Caldwell, Erskine

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
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£294.39

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Falmouth Books, 1936. Red boards and vellum spine. LIMITED 300 copies, this is NUMBER 5. Signed by author. Also, tipped in on 2nd front free endpaper is a presentation to Marion Helen Waldris (sp). Signed Erskine Caldwell. Wood engravings by Russell Frizzell . SLIPCASE is in very good condition with light soiling. … Read more
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Why the Chimes Rang an Ancient Christmas Legend

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Condition
Fine
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£67.08

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Cincinatti, Ohio: Fleuron Press Privately printed for the friends of the Flueron Press. Limited edition of 500, this copy being 350. Handmade beautiful paper covered boards in Green, yellow. Interior pages are also of handmade paper and unmarked. Dark blusih green spine with gold gilt printing of title. Thin beautiful book. GIFT QUALITY. .… Read more
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The Education of Henry Adams. An Autobiography

by Adams, Henry

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Published
1942
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
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£368.92

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Merrymount: The Limited Editions Club, 1942. Red boards in FINE condition with untrimmed side and bottom edges. Of this edition, 1500 copies have been made for the members of the Limited editions club by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston. The etchings have been printed rom the artist's plates by Charles Furth in New york. This copy… Read more
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Ovid On Love

by Ovid

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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£73.04

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London: Charles Skilton, 1966. Bright orange boards with elaborate gold gilt design to upper board and spine. Fading to spine. Interior pages crisp, unmarked - like new. Limited edition of 975 copies. Blue/green SLIPCASE in Very Good condition. Always happy to send detailed photos on request.. Half-Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Charles Pierce. 4to -… Read more
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Of Aucassin and Nicolette

by 0. HOUSMAN, Laurence

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
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£540.34

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1924. A Translation in Prose and Verse from the Old French, Together with Amabel and Amoris. With Engraved on the Wood by Clemence Housman. Full crushed morocco leather. Five raised bands with gold gilt printing to spine. Gold gilt top leaves, Limited to 160 copies signed by the artist and the translator.… Read more
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The Legendary History of the Cross

by Ashton, John

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
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£260.86

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New York: A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1887. Title page stages: The Legendary History of the Cross; A series of sixty-four woodcuts from a dutch book published by Veldener, A.D. 1483. Preface by S. Baring Gould, M.A. Limited: COPY NO: 169. Illustrated covers with brass closing mechanism. Gold gilt printing to spine title. Illustrated front and back… Read more
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London: Nonsuch Press, 1925. Two Volumes. This is one of 750 copies in two volumes on dutch paper- this is NUMBER 678. Untrimmed edges, Volume 1 is 300 pages with illustrations throughout. Volume 2 has 300 pages also. Spine is creamy white vellum with gold gilt printing to title. Striped design to boards. Black endpapers.… Read more
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£465.81
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The Mystery of the Irish Crown Jewels

by Bay J. Christian

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Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
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£48.44

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Cedar Rapids: Privately Printed for Friends of the Torch Press, 1944. Small bright Christmas speckled boards with dark green spine. Pastedown title to upper board. Glassine dustjacket with small tears. Owner's inscription. Limited 400 copies. 53 Interior pages, crisp, unmarked. Boards are almost like new. Lovely book. . Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over… Read more
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London: Nonsuch Press [1928] Beautiful full morocco with 5 raised bands to spine and gold outling to upper and back boards. Gold printing to spine and gold gilt top edge. Other edges untrimmed.De Circulatione Sanguinis 1649: The First English text of 1653 now newly edited by Georffrey Keynes. Issued on the occasion of the tercentenary… Read more
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Tussie-Mussie Collection of Flowers and Garden Sentiments in Prose and Verse

by Trovillion, Violet & Hal (editors)

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
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£175.15

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Illinois: The Herrin News Shop, 1927. Small illustrated boards with flowers, pastedown title to spine. corner edge wear. Limited Edtion of 203 copies. Signed by Violet at colophon and also LAID IN: a folded typed sheet from Mr. and Mr. Trovillion with a Yuletide 1927 with their colophon and signed. Also, LAID IN: a letter from… Read more
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Christmas Formula and Other Stories

by Benson, Stella

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited
Item Price
£85.71

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Chiswick Press - William Jackson, 1932. Brown boards with gold gilt printing. Top edge gold gilt. Frontpiece by Clare Leghton and foreword by Geoffrey West. Being No. 11 of the Furnival Books. SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION OF 500 copies which are for sale, this copy being number 245. 67 beautiful, unmarked pages. Book is tight.. Signed… Read more
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