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Chicago A Portrait

by Smith, Henry Justin

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st printing
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$20.00

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NO DUST JACKET, Very Good book that has light wear at spine ends and corners, some mild age toning to pages, and fade to lettering on spine. Numerous illustrations with the one opposite title page in full color. Gift inscription to second front end-page. A look at Chicago as the Great Depression began.
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The Devil's Dictionary

by Bierce, Ambrose (Angus Calder, Into and Ralph Steadman, Illustrations)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$25.00

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First printing of this edition, Very Good book with a moderate bumping at bottom of spine, in a Near Fine dust jacket that has light edge wear, tiny closed tear top of spine, and a touch of soiling. Bierce was a well-known journalist and editor of various California newspapers. The Devil's Dictionary was originally published in 1911. In 1913, at… Read more
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Over the Edge of the World

by Bergreen, Laurence

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$80.00

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Fine, unread book in a Fine dust jacket. The story of Magellan's terrifying circumnavigation of the Globe. Signed by Bergreen on title page.
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$80.00
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Glory Road

by Catton, Bruce

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
Early printing of 1st edition
Item Price
$65.00

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Subtitled The Bloody Route from Fredericksburg to Gettysburg. An early printing with $6.95 price to front flap. Very Good to Near Fine, apparently unread book, with light edge and corner wear, bit of light spotting along bottom edges, crimping to bottom of spine; in a Good dust jacket with light edge and corner wear, some chipping and color loss mostly… Read more
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Stephen Crane

by Funke, Sarah (Glenn Horowitz Bookseller)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$15.00

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First edition, a bookseller catalogue for Stephen Crane titles. Near Fine book in French wraps has small areas of light orange staining bottom page edges; in a Very Good acetate jacket with rubbing, several dings and overwrite impressions. Contains 10 color plates and has a price list laid-in. An excellent Stephen Crane reference; 96 pages with a list of sources.
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About This Life

by Lopez, Barry

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
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$20.00

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Near Fine, unread book with slight shelf wear and crimping at spine ends; in a Fine minus dust jacket with touch of edge wear. Subtitled: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory. Autobiographical essays by Lopez. Signed on tipped-in front end page.
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Existential Errands

by Mailer, Norman

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Squid Ink Books
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$75.00

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Near Fine, unread book with bit of bow top of spine, slight crimp bottom of spine, touch of page edge soiling; in a Very Good jacket that has edge and corner wear with several tiny tears at spine ends, light soiling and rubbing. Book contains 28 non-fiction essays by Mailer on very wide-ranging topics. Three by five card signed by Mailer… Read more
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$75.00
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After Hours - Conversations with Lawrence Block

by Block, Lawrence and Ernie Bulow

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$25.00

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Fine, unread book in a Fine dust jacket. Univ. Press News Release re this book is laid-in. Signed by Block and Bulow on the title page. Included are aspects of Block's early career, and his first published short story, along with four previously uncollected essays and a Block bibliography.
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$25.00
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Hohkam

by Shelton, Richard

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st limited edition
Item Price
$30.00

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Limited first edition in Near Fine brown boards, shelf wear on edges and slight slant due to small number of pages, with an acetate, clear protector. Title and author are indicated on spine by a small label. Shelton poetry about the prehistoric Hohokam people of the Sonoran Desert with some fact and some fiction blended together. Illustrated with ancient pottery… Read more
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The Great American Desert

by Hollon, W. Eugene

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1966
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$25.00

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First edition 1st printing, A Fine minus book with a touch of shelf wear and a slight push at top of spine, in a Very Good plus jacket that has light edge wear, a crease along part of the top of back panel, some color loss at top of spine and an internal old tape repair there, with sun fade… Read more
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$25.00
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Manhood for Amatuers

by Chabon, Michael

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$21.00

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First edition 1st printing, subtitled The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son. Chabon's nonfiction essays about his life experiences. Fine book with pictorial boards in a Fine minus jacket that has slightest touch of rub along front jacket flap fold. An unread copy signed by Chabon on a special publisher's tipped-in front end page.
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A Brief History of Time from the Big Bang to Black Holes

by Hawking, Stephen W. (Carl Sagan, Intro.)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st state book and jacket
Item Price
$550.00

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Near Fine, apparently unread book with slight wear corners and spine ends; in a Near Fine jacket with touch of edge wear, very light rubbing, and with one very slight scratch top of back panel. This is the 1st issue book and jacket. The book was rife with errors and omissions, leading to most copies being recalled and pulped. The… Read more
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$550.00
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Navajo Country Dine Bikeyah – A Geographic Dictionary of Navajo Lands in the 1930s

by Van Valkenburgh, Richard (Peter Thorpe, Artist)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1999
Edition
Wraps for reprint edition
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$20.00

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Large, full color wraps with art by Peter Thorpe, Fine minus with fold along rear panel at spine. NO BOOK, Wrap measures 17 ½ by 11 inches. This was a reprint of the 1941 edition. Wrap could be framed.
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I, Rigoberta - An Indian Woman in Guatemala

by Menchu, Rigoberta (Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, Editor and Intro.)

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
23rd printing
Item Price
$40.00

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23rd printing (1997), Near Fine book in color wraps, with light edge and corner wear, slight and small dog-ear top corner front cover, and touch of page edge soiling. The story of Menchu's life in Guatemala dictated to Burgos-Debray (translated by Ann Wright), when Manchu was 23 years old. Manchu at that time was a young political activist working… Read more
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The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa

by Bassman, Theda

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
Limited 1st edition
Item Price
$115.00

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Fine minus book with slight bow to oversize boards, and mild waviness to pages, with slight smudge bottom of limitation page; in a Near Fine dust jacket with light rubbing and several slight overwrite impressions and scratches. This is a limited edition, number 725 of 1500, that is signed on the onionskin limitation page by both Bassman and Calnimptewa. A… Read more
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$115.00
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And the Band Played On

by Shilts, Randy

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$65.00

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ery Good book that has soft spine ends, touch of wear to bottom of boards with small chip to top of front board, light soiling to page block which is slightly bowed away fom spine at top; in a Very Good jacket that has light edge and corner wear, touch of soiling, mild rubbing with several light overwrite impressions back… Read more
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Twentynine Palms

by Stillman, Deanne

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Squid Ink Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed 1st printing
Item Price
$26.00

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Subtitled: A True Story of Murder, Marines, and the Mojave. Fine, unread book in Fine dust jacket. This copy signed by Stillman on the title page. Stillman unravels details of the murder of two young girls by a marine. Twentynine Palms sits between the world's largest marine base to north and Joshua Tree National Park to the south.
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With a Camera in Old Navaholand

by Forrest, Earle R.

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st printing
Item Price
$25.00

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Near Fine, unread book with slight crimping at spine ends and small bump at spine bottom front board; in a Good dust jacket that has edge and corner wear, some color loss especially along folds, with very light blue smudge to bottom corner of back panel. Photographs taken early to middle 1990s and discussion by well-known western writer Earle R.… Read more
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Beale's Road Through Arizona

by Bowman, Eldon G. and Jack Smith

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine minus
Edition
Numbered limited
Item Price
$35.00

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Fine minus book in trade wraps with one slight spot back wrapper. This copy has been signed by the authors on the half-title page and is numbered 110 of 275 copies. Book documents Edward F. Beale's 1857 Expedition to survey and build a road across northern Arizona (approximately along the 35th parallel) for travel from Ft. Defiance, New Mexico, to the… Read more
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Kit Carson

by Vestal, Stanley

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Squid Ink Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Very early printing
Item Price
$40.00

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EARLY PRINTING, a Very Good book with soft spine ends, some rubbing to spine, light edge and corner wear, previous owner name to front paste-down is hard to see, mild age toning to page block. In a Fair dust jacket with chips and wear to spine ends and corners, sun toning to spine, old tape repairs to reverse of jacket,… Read more
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