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Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now

Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now

by Conroy, Frank

Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. The image provided is the actual book I'm offering for sale. No markings or damage to any pages. No sunning. No clips. Structure of the book (covers, binding, spine, hinges) is tight and free of damage. Page block is nice and square. Cut pages. Additional photos will be provided upon request to ensure the quality and integrity of your book purchase.
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$17.99
Shakespeare's King Henry IV: Part I

Shakespeare's King Henry IV: Part I

by Lowers, James K

Cliff Notes. Good. 1971. Paperback. 0822000237 . Clean copy. Note: This is the Cliff Notes only, not the book. 80 pages. Light tear at the spine .
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$10.00
Kanthapura

Kanthapura

by Raja, Rao

NY: New Directions, 1967. Former owner's inked name/place along upper edge of half title page, usual age toning to the edges, else textblock is clean and tight. All page edges lightly shelf worn, and scuffed at the corners and spine extremities; Reading creases down the spine; 244pp.. Second Printing. Wraps. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback.
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$7.71
Book and Magazine Collector : No 81 December 1990

Book and Magazine Collector : No 81 December 1990

by John Dean (editor)

London: Diamond Publishing Group Ltd, 1990. Minor highlighting to a few entries in the sales listings section No other marks or inscriptions. Very tiny crease to upper corner of rear cover. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked covers, slighly tanned pages and no bumping to corners. 163pp. This issue includes Charles Dickens serial fiction, Andrew Lang, First World War memoirs, William Boyd, Doctor Who novels, Sydney Horler.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.25 x 6 inches.
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£4.95
FACING THE CONGO

FACING THE CONGO

by Tayler, Jeffrey

London, UK: Abacus. Very Good-. 2001. First Trade Edition. Trade Paperback. 0349114501 . Book is Very Good - (minus). Clean and unmarked text. Tight and sturdy binding with very light spine wrinkles from very light use. Very light forward lean to binding. Very light bumping and wear to cover corners and edges. Very slight surface shelf wear to cover. Back cover bottom corner very light corner surface bend crease. ; Trade PB; 326 pages .
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$9.50
Arthuriana Volume 16 Number 2 Summer 2006 [On Malory Festschrift in Honor of D. Thomas Hanks Jr.]

Arthuriana Volume 16 Number 2 Summer 2006 [On Malory Festschrift in Honor of D. Thomas Hanks Jr.]

by Couch, Ju;ie Nelson (Guest Editor)

West Lafayette, IN: Scriptorium Press, 2006. Occasional ink marginalia. Articles include: Sir Thomas Malory's Narrative of Faith, by Kevin T. Grimm; "I Love Nat to be Constrayned to Love: Emotional Charity and Malory's World, by Felicia Nimue Ackerman; Alas! Who May Truste Thys World?: Absence of Trust in Malory's Tale of 'Balin le Sauvage' by Janet Jesmok; The (Non-)Christian Knight in Malory: A Contradiction in Terms? by Dorsey Armstrong; "Ealine of Ascolat's Death and... Read more
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$9.70
Old Lamps for New

Old Lamps for New

by Lucas, E. V

London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1929. Brown end pages, related clipping glued to fep, former owner's inked name/date on ffep. Textblock is clean and tight. Top edge gilt. Beautiful leather with embossed decoration on front cover and spine, minor shelf wear and moderate rubbing to back cover. 258pp.. 11th Edition. Full Embossed Leather. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardcover.
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$24.25
Should You Judge This Book By Its Cover?:

Should You Judge This Book By Its Cover?:

by Julian Baggini

London: Granta Books, 2009. No marks or inscriptions to contents. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked laminated boards, foxing to page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket specially printed to look shabby - not price clipped or marked or torn with a little rubbing to upper edge. 223pp. A hundred fresh takes on familiar sayings and quotations with capsules of defiantly clear thinking.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (+)/Very Good (+). 8.75 x 5.75 inches.
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£4.95
Raritan : A Quaterly Review : Spring 2016 - Vol XXXV No 4

Raritan : A Quaterly Review : Spring 2016 - Vol XXXV No 4

by Jackson Lears (editor)

New Jersey: Rutgers University, 2016. Book in mint unread condition. 163pp. This issues features American exceptionalism, John Ruskin and the economy of heaven, Max Jacob and the struggle for the avant-garde 1919-1921, Language in exile- Elias Canetti's The Tongue Set Free, James Merrill's life in art, Aging - an insider's look plus poems from a few authors. Very scarce in the UK.. Soft Cover. As New. 9 x 6 inches.
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£8.50
Love Is Forever: A Romantic Ride on Cupids Arrow

Love Is Forever: A Romantic Ride on Cupids Arrow

by Cooper, Carol & Alan Ross

Nashville, TN: Walnut Grove Press, 1999. Paperback. As New. 158 pgs. A collection of famous love sayings and poems of the ages. 158 pages, NEW condition. MSRP 6.95. Save and buy new and out of print books here;
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$3.00
Wieland; or The Transformation; Memoirs ofCarwin the Biloquist

Wieland; or The Transformation; Memoirs ofCarwin the Biloquist

by Brown, Charles Brockden; Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Emory Elliott

NY: Oxford University Press Inc., 1998. Ink notations on ffep, else very clean and tight textblock; Lightly worn edges and corners; 294p., including notes.. 5th Printing. Wraps. Very Good+. 12mo over 6¾" 7¾" tall. Paper Back.
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$7.71
Book and Magazine Collector : No 30 September 1986

Book and Magazine Collector : No 30 September 1986

by The Editor

London: Diamond Publishing Group Ltd, 1986. A very small number of classified section listings highlighted with a tick or pale blue. No other marks or inscriptions to contents. No creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with slighly tanned pages and no bumping to corners. 115pp. This issue includes Frank Richards and 'Billy Bunter', Oxford University Press World's Classics, Rose Macaulay, the importance of dust-jackets, Kay Nielsen's illustrated books and Aldous Huxley... Read more
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£4.95
The Best of Abbie Hoffman

The Best of Abbie Hoffman

by Hoffman, Abbie

New York: Four Walls Eight Windows (1989), 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 8vo. [3], iv-xiii, [3], 3-421, [1] pp. Black paper boards with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $21.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with several in-text and full-page black and white photographs. Foreword by Norman Mailer. Edited by Daniel Simon and Abbie Hoffman. A collection of Hoffman's works, an important body of work from one of America's counterculture icons. A very... Read more
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$35.00
Naked Angels: the Lives & Literature of the Beat Generation

Naked Angels: the Lives & Literature of the Beat Generation

by Tytell, John

McGraw Hill. Fair. 1977. Softcover. 0070657262 .
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$22.00
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Marie Preaud Webb.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Marie Preaud Webb.

by Omar Khayyam

London: James Hewetson & Son, 1910. No marks or inscriptions. A clean slightly foxed copy with uncreased oversize soft red suede leather boards, gilt top of page edges, rubbed/faded gilt lettering to spine, very clear gold embossing to front and small pieces missing from corners. Unpaginated pp. The classic poem from the 12th century mathematician and poet. With four full-page illustrations by Marie Webb plus four other small illustrations in the text.. Leather. Fair. Illus. by Marie Preaud Webb.... Read more
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£40.00
The Images of Floyd Rudolph Peterson

The Images of Floyd Rudolph Peterson

by Peterson, Floyd Rudolph

"In the spring of 1976, the Colorado Quarterly, one of the nation's distinguished Little Magazines, announced the establishment of an annual $1,000 award issue to be published each year ... the selection of Floyd Rudolf Peterson's work, will very probably become a part of America's artisitc legend." quotes the back cover. This is a delightful combination of poetry and humorous illustrations, many in color. This was my father's copy, he notes his purchase in pencil as shown in one of my photographs.
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$45.00
Book and Magazine Collector : No 89 August 1991

Book and Magazine Collector : No 89 August 1991

by John Dean (editor)

London: Diamond Publishing Group Ltd, 1991. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy with very slight tanning to pages and no bumping to corners. 147pp. This issue includes HG Wells, Jonathan Raban, Gerald Swan comics, Thomas Bewick, Curtis Warren, John Gardner, English ghost stories, Hugh Lofting, Doctor Dolittle.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.25 x 6 inches.
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£4.95
Pylon-The Tarnished Angels

Pylon-The Tarnished Angels

by Faulkner, William

Signet. Fair. 1958. Paperback. Complete and Unabridged. Good reading copy, cover creases and spine wear. Front cover photo of Dorothy Malone; back cover has a picture of Dorothy Malone and Rock Hudson, from the movie. Photo of Faulkner inset on the back cover. Signet S1485 .
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$10.00
Literary Portraits

Literary Portraits

by Gorky, Maksim

Foreign Languages Publishing House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. Good binding, clean text, DJ has edge tears, scuffing. . 307 pages. Includes several full-page photographs. Contents: Lev Tolstoi, Sophia Tostaya; Anton Chekhov; Vladimir Korolenko; Mikhail Kotsubinsky; Nikolai Garin Mikhailovsky; Mikhail Prishvin . Undated; Library of Selected Soviet Literature .
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$12.00
The Complete Poems of John Skelton 1460-1520

The Complete Poems of John Skelton 1460-1520

by Henderson, Philip (editor)

London: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1948. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked beautifully patterned boards, slight foxing to spine and margin textile fabric and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with small hole in sunned spine, light foxing to front and nicks/chips to top of spine. 446pp. All the surviving poems of the Tudor poet John Skelton, tutor to King Henry VIII when he was a prince and later... Read more
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£16.25
To the Finland Station: a Study in the Writing and Acting of History

To the Finland Station: a Study in the Writing and Acting of History

by Wilson, Edmund

Doubleday Anchor. Good. 1940. Mass Market Paperback. Clean text, cover has some stains. 502 pages. Includes the Origins of Socialism; Michelet and the Middle Ages; Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels; Lenin, Trotsky, etc. Index .
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$18.00
Six Plays of Clifford Odets [ML67]

Six Plays of Clifford Odets [ML67]

by Odets, Clifford

NY: The Modern Library, 1939. ML 67. This copy includes, Waiting for Left. Awake and Sing. Golden Boy. Rocket To The Moon. Till The Day I Die. Paradies Lost. Red ink price in upper corner of half title page, othewise textblock is very clean and tight; publishers gray pattern end papers. Navy blue top edge; Spotless red cloth binding; Unclipped dust jacket, lightly edge-worn with asmal abrasion spot on the front panel from sticker removal. 433p.. Red Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good (in mylar). 12mo - over... Read more
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$14.55
The Romans

The Romans

by Barrow, R. H

Penguin. Good. 1953. Paperback. 224 pages. Age browning, light pencil marks on the Contents page. Map frontispiece. An analysis of Rome's achievement and of her contribution to the founding of Western Civilization .
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$6.70
An Eye for An Eye

An Eye for An Eye

by Trollope, Anthony

The Folio Society, 1993. Green cloth spine over grey boards with green floral design. Black/gilt titles blocks at spine, green topstain. In tan faux-leather patterned slipcase, no DJ as issued. With an Introduction by Maeve Binchy and B&W illustrations by Elisa Trimby. Book and slipcase fine. 169 pp.. 1st Thus. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Elisa Trimby.
Item Price
$50.00
Book and Magazine Collector : No 12 February 1985

Book and Magazine Collector : No 12 February 1985

by The Editor

London: Diamond Publishing Group Ltd, 1985. A very small number of classified section listings highlighted with pale colour. No other marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers. A very clean very tight copy and no bumping to corners. 115pp. This issue includes GK Chesterton, collecting football programmes, dorothy L Sayers, Arthur Ransome and 'Swallows and Amazons', books on arms and weapons and Victorian and Edwardian London Guide Books.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.25 x 6 inches.
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£4.95