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image of THE JOHN STEINBECK MAP OF AMERICA

THE JOHN STEINBECK MAP OF AMERICA

by Wolnick, Jim

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780937609026
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Los Angeles: Aaron Blake, 1986. First Edition. Fine. Full-color, pictorial map, folded as issued, opens to 16" x 25.5". Housed in pictorial card covers. This colorful map designates 150 locations used in Steinbeck novels.
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image of "THE LITTLE HERALD,"  Sunday,  February 11, 1912

"THE LITTLE HERALD," Sunday, February 11, 1912

by New York Herald

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Owl Club of the New York Herald, 1912. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, large folio; illustrated from photogaphs and cartoons. The front page mentions a "Martinique Disaster," alluding to an inside story on the Herald Owls 11th Annual Dinner at the Hotel Martinique in New York. Humorous comments and short articles are found… Read more
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image of PROPERTY FROM SERENDIPITY BOOKS:  Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 9 am,  Simulcast Auction, Los Angeles & San Francisco

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San Francisco: Bonhams, 2012. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Quarto, pp: 74, (6); describes 271 lots, illustrated throughout. Bound in color-pictorial. stiff wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25" The sale featured modern fiction, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, Carl Sandburg's guitar, &c.
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image of THE REHEARSAL.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.  By George, late Duke of Buckingham

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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 19pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25" George Villiers, second Duke of. Buckingham, wrote "The Rehearsal" to satirize John Dryden and the genre of heroic drama.
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image of THE CHANCES.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

THE CHANCES. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Beaumont [Francis] & Fletcher [John]

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Published
1780
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Very Good
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London: Harrison & Co and J. Wenman, 1780. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 21pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of THE BEAUX STRATAGEM.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.  Written by Mr. Farquhar

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London: J. Wenman, 1778. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 23pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of THE SUSPICIOUS HUSBAND.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.  By Dr. Hoadly

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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 22pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of THE INCONSTANT; OR, THE WAY TO WIN HIM.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 20pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of THE DRUMMER; OR, THE HAUNTED HOUSE.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 20pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of THE BUSY BODY.  A COMEDY.  As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

THE BUSY BODY. A COMEDY. As it is Acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden

by Centlivre, Mrs. [Susannah]

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Published
1777
Condition
Very Good
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London: J. Wenman, 1777. Printed Self-wrappers. Very Good. 22pp, double-column format. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.25"
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image of NOTABLE PRINTERS OF ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.  Illustrated with Facsimiles from Early Editions, and with Remarks on Early and Recent Printing

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New York: Grolier Club, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 210pp; 41 facsimiles of 15th-century printing. Bound in cloth-backed tan boards, gilt cover title; spine ends rubbed, covers lightly smudged. 12.75" x 9.5" This is one of 400 copies printed in 1909.
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image of THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE:  PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON

THE LIFE OF ST. GEORGE: PRINTED FROM THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF WILLIAM CAXTON

by Caxton, William

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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New Fairfield, Conn: Bruce Rogers, 1957. Limited Edition. Original Cloth. Fine. pp: 14, (1), colophon; silver logo of October House Classics, red-and-gilt picture on first page of text. Bound in blind-stamped black cloth, gilt spine title, red-and-white shield of St. George on both covers, top edges gilt. Gilt label of Phillip C. Duschnes, Rare… Read more
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image of THE OSTRICH FOR THE DEFENCE

THE OSTRICH FOR THE DEFENCE

by Hile, William H.

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Geo. H. Ellis Co, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: vii, 324; frontispiece and two more plates from photographs. Bound in pictorial red cloth, stamped in white, black, and gilt. 7.75" x 5". Prior owner's address label on pastedown endpaper. Utopian novel of a lost African race, ruled by a white queen,… Read more
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image of FOURTEEN (14) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER" ISSUED IN 1860.  Edited by an Association of Friends

FOURTEEN (14) ISSUES OF "FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER" ISSUED IN 1860. Edited by an Association of Friends

by Society of Friends

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
Edition
First Editions
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Philadelphia: Wm. W. Moore, 1860. First Editions. Softcover. Good. 14 issues, each numbering 16 pages, printed on rag paper, drop-title. In addition to some religious content and memorials to Quakers who passed, these issues present a variety of topics: Trench's Lectures on Words; Children's Literature; On "Skeletonizing"; Cuttle Fish; Fresh Water Sponges;… Read more
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image of FOUR LIVES IN PARIS.  With a Foreword by Glenway Wescott

FOUR LIVES IN PARIS. With a Foreword by Glenway Wescott

by Ford, Hugh

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780865472501
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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. pp: xxiii, 286; 59 illustrations from photographs. Bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6" Ford here focuses on four of the American ex-patriates in Paris in the 1920s: George Antheil, Kay Boyle, Harold Stearns, and… Read more
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image of SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY:  An Exhibition compiled by David A. Randall, Sigmund Casey Fredericks, and Tim Mitchell

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY: An Exhibition compiled by David A. Randall, Sigmund Casey Fredericks, and Tim Mitchell

by Randall, David A. & others

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Bloomington, Indiana: Lilly Library, 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 71pp with index; black-and-white illustrations throughout the text. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers. 11" x 8.5" Major sections: The First Hundred Years; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Modern Science Fiction. Contains 211 annotated entries.
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image of JOHN STEINBECK:  A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. KENNETH H. HOLMES

JOHN STEINBECK: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. KENNETH H. HOLMES

by Steinbeck, John / Holmes, Kenneth H.

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Published
2013
Condition
Fine
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First Edition
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Lillington, NC: Edwards Brothers Malloy, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: x, 596 with index; dvd of the catalogue placed inside rear cover. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. 8.75" x 5.5"
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ERNEST HEMINGWAY: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Hemingway, Ernest / Hanneman, Audre

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second printing, with corrections
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ Press, 1969. Second printing, with corrections. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (xiv), 568 with index; 4pp illustrations from title-pages and manuscripts. Bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 9.5" x 6.25"
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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott / Bruccoli, Matthew J.

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780822932390
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Pittsburgh: Univ of Pittsburgh Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxiii, 369 with index; illustrations from title-pages, dust jackets, etc. Bound in black and blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, blue endpapers, top edges stained blue. 9.5" x 6.5"
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image of BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES OF SEVEN AUTHORS OF CRAWFORDSVILLE, INDIANA:  Lew and Susan Wallace, Maurice and Will Thompson, Mary Hannah and Caroline Virginia Krout, and Meredith Nicholson

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Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xv, 486, index; 11 plates. Contains full bibliographical entries and annotations. Bound in red and tan cloth, gilt-decorated spine, top edges gilt. 9.5" x 6"
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