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Dan Emmett and the Rise of Early Negro Minstrelsy

by Nathan, Hans; Emmett, Daniel Decatur

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Veery Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition,
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$149.10

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Norman, Ok.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962 xiv, 496 pp. [Including a selection from the works of Dan Emmett and others. With illustrations, including portraits and musical illustrations, and with a bibliography.] Small chips and tears to the edges, sunning to the dust jacket, book very good or better. Inscribed to Saul Novack, musicologist, by the author. From the jacket… Read more
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Richard Wagner; As He Lived

by Wallace, William

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Veery Books
Published
1925
Condition
Good
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$10.10

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New York: Harper Bros., 1925 313 pp., frontis. K-2 on verso of TP. . Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Louise Bogan: A Portrait

by Frank, Elizabeth

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Veery Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394524849
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$22.00

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New York: Knopf, 1985. 460 pp. Almost no wear to book and dj. and no significant faults. P.O. signature (copy editor and professor). || Reviews from Vogue and The New Yorker and Knopf's Pulitzer announcement, presumably from the New York Times, included. ||'By temperment she was not a euphoric character and in her life she had much to endure. What,… Read more
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image of A Man of Influence: The Extraordinary Career of S. G. Warburg: The Story of the Warburg Dynasty . . . And of the Banking Genius Who Changed the Face of Modern International Finance

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Bethesda, Maryland: Adler & Adler, 1987. 380 pp. Jacket is complete but has rubbing, some small tears and a price sticker. Book nearly perfect but for a bit of dust atop the pages. Jacques Attali was the financial advisor to Mitterand. He is the author of Bruits : essai sur l’économie politique de la musique (Noise: The Political Economy… Read more
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$25.00
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Leigh Hunt and His Circle

by Blunden, Edmund

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Veery Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$24.00

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New York: Harper Brothers Puplishers [sic], 1930. 402 pp. Spine has faded and has 1/4-inch tear at top which is holding up nicely. Nicely done p.o. bookplate on pastedown. Would be VG+ but for spine problems. P.O. Bookplate on pastedown. Stated First Edition (F-E)CONTENTS: Preface; I Parentalia. 1750-1791; II The Fortunate Bluecoat Boy. 1791-1799; III… Read more
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image of The Wages of Expectation: A Biography of Edward Dahlberg

The Wages of Expectation: A Biography of Edward Dahlberg

by DeFanti, Charles

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Veery Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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New York: New York University Press, 1978. Some tiny bumps on corner. 'DeFanti's portrait re-creates Dahlberg's picaresque journey, from his impoverished days in his mother's Kansas City barbershop, to his vagabond wanderings throughout America, his expatriate period during the 1920s, his complicated (often comic) involvement with American radicalism, and his subsequent rejection of his early style and the re-emergence, following… Read more
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Staying on Alone: Letters of Alice B. Toklas

by Toklas, Alice B.; Edited By Edward Burns

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Veery Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780871405692
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$10.00

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New York, U.S.A.: Liveright, 1973. 426 pp. 36 illustrations. Introduction by Gilbert Harrison. The cloth is showing some fading, top edge speckled. Toning to top edge of a complete mostly uncreased dj. Toklas's letters, from 1946-1966. . Cloth. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius

by Damrosch, Leo

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Veery Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780618446964
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$42.99

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Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Fine in a very good dj with slight wear. A silver National Book Award Finalist medal affixed to the dust jacket. x, 566 pp., 50 illustrations, map. Contents: The loneliness of a gifted child; The end of innocence; "I desired a happiness of which I had no idea"; Rousseau finds a mother; A year… Read more
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