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TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND FILM

Yacowar, Maurice

New York: Frederick Ungar, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. SHARP CORNERS. Dustjacket very good. Mild shelf/edgewear to surfaces and extremities. Silver metallic lettering debossed to spine of burnt-orange, cloth-covered boards. Eight page section black and white photographs. Clean, tight, bright. 168 pp with notes, filmography, bibliograph and index. Tennessee Williams wrote such books as A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, The Rose Tatoo which were adapted into film versions. "Taking the films in chronological order, the book examines the significance of changes made in the adaptations, whether for directorial purposes or because of the essential differences in the media," (front flap).

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Previous owner's name, in ink, to front free endpaper. A few very light spots to fore-edge. Dustjacket very good plus. Mild edgewear to jacket. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of cranberry-red boards. More than 95 plates, in black and white plus 2 figures. Clean, tight, bright. 233 pp with index. In the present study Frances Yates examines the images and symbolism of monarchy, and especially the myth of Astraea. The book begins with an essay outlining the history of the Idea of the Empire in its religious sense ; the Astraea myth was used by Dante in appeals to Emperors to reform the Church.

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New York: Sherwood, 1912. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. FIRST EDITION. Very minimal shelfwear. Pictorial front board with black lettering. 62 pp with advertisements to rear of book. Clean, tight, bright. For "those who would find the kernel of these bits of allegory, have but to know that Marjorie is this ever-young child within ; and the Dream is the prosecuting attorney, self-analysis, who asks us questions . . .," (foreword).

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THE GENTLE GIANT

Yeates, Fred

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San Francisco: Bank of America, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Previous owner's name to front paste-down endpaper. Light sunning to spine. Mild shelfwear to extremities. Gilt lettering debossed on spine and front of lilac-colored boards. Portrait of A. P. Giannini by Stefan Norblin on frontispiece. Deckle edges. 80 pp. Clean, tight, bright. Presentation Edition commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Bank of America.

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THE LITTLE HUMPBACKED HORSE

Yershov, Pyotr and Louis Zellikoff (translator)

Moscow: Raduga, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Kochergin, Nikolai. FIFTH PRINTING. Copyright page information in Russian. Slight lift to front board. Mild shelfwear. Tiny shelf nick to rear upper edge. Glossy yellow pictorial boards. 104 pp. Clean, tight, bright. Translated from the Russian by Louis Zellikoff. The story of a young boy and a little humpbacked horse, (Konyok-gorbunok) that becomes his companion.

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STOLEN APPLES (SIGNED)

YEVTUSHENKO, YEVGENY

  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD PLUS / GOOD PLUS
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1971. First American Edition. HARDCOVER. VERY GOOD PLUS / GOOD PLUS. As with other Yevtushenko compilations, English versions first, then, towards the rear, the poems in their original Russian. English adaptations by James Dickey, Geoffrey Dutton, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Anthony Kahn, Stanley Kunitz, George Reavy, John Updike and Richard Wilbur. Signed by Yevtushenko on title page. Previous owner's name in ink on FFE. Perhaps some age tanning, after 37+ years. Edgewear, and soiling to rear panel of DJ.

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Argolis,Greece: Dougherty, 1974. Paperback. Very Good. Light scuffing and wear to small white book with color illustrated front cover. Book store stamp to front endpaper. Line drawings. Clean, bright, solid binding. 61 pp. Advertisemtents to rear of book. The far-fetched story of Georgios, the donkey.

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THE MERMAID'S THREE WISDOMS

Yolen, Jane & Laura Rader (ill.)

New York: Collins World, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Slight lift to rear board. Light foxing to top edge. A bit of soiling to rear board. Pictorial dustjacket Very Good Plus. Sunning to spine. Mild shelfwear. Ink and pencil drawings. 112 pp. Clean, tight, bright. A mermaid who cannot speak is banished from her undersea home and sent to live on land as a human.

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DREAM WEAVER

Yolen, Jane

New York: Collins, 1979. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Hague, Michael. SHARP! Beautifully illustrated dustjacket near fine. Minor creasing to spinecaps. Mylar protected. Gilt lettering to white cloth-covered spine of grass green boards. In-blind illustration of tree and author's initials to front board. Full-color illustrations in rich romanticism and stylistic perfection. Clean, tight, bright. 80 pp. For a penny a dream, the old blind Dream Weaver weaves dreams for seven sets of passers-by. Here are seven compelling fantasies to haunt the memory and stir the imagination.

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HOW BEASTLY! A MENAGERIE OF NONSENSE POEMS

Yolen, Jane & James Marshall (ill.)

New York: Collins, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Marshall, James. FIRST EDITION. Very tiny bit of shelf scuffing to bottom edge of boards. Dustjacket very good. Slight age-toning. Red cloth-covered boards. Black and white illustrations. 47 pp. Clean, tight, bright. A collection of nonsense poems about beastly creatures.

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NEW YORK: D. Appleton and Company, 1873 . Hardcover. Fair. New and enlarged edition with 800 engravings. Here, the pupil "is told very little, and from the beginning, throughout, he is sent to the plant to get his knowledge of the plant". 202 pp. with 6 pp. blurbs and 4 pp. additional ads to rear of text. Green half-leather boards with black spine. Significant rubbing and wear to extremities. Light bumps to corners. Moderate rubbing to spine and boards. Moderate fading to lettering on spine. Approximately half of the cloth on the front board is detached and hanging loose from the cardboard beneath it. Quarter inch of bottom spinecap missing. Light soiling, spotting to boards. Writing in pen and pencil to front endpapers, occasional writing in pencil throughout text. Light foxing, soiling, or spotting to text pages, endpapers. 2 small chips to RFEP, light creasing to EPs. Small closed tear to front hinge.

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THE TERRIBLE NUNG GWAMA

Young, Ed (adapted by) & Bonnet, Leslie (retold by)

New York: Collins World, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR to front free endpaper. Minor wear to upper corners. Matching dustjacket Near Fine. Price-clipped. Text is printed on fan-shaped album leaves. Exquisite paintings. Red, brown and black pictorial boards. Unpaginated (28 pp). Clean, tight, bright. The "well-loved tale of a reluctantly brave folk-heroine, who saved herself and the rest of the countryside from one of the most horrendous of all chimerical monsters", (rear flap)..

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New York: Collins World, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Young, Ed. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR to front free endpaper. A bit of shelf scuffing to bottom edge. Matching dustjacket very good plus. Mild shelfwear to spine area. Text and colorful illustrations on fan-shaped album leaves. Orange and brown pictorial cover. Unpaginated, (25 pp). Clean, tight, bright A Chinese puppet play which includes directions for making shadow puppets and a theatre.

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  • Book condition: Fine
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Lawrence, Kansas: Coronado Press, 1974. Hardcover. Fine. FINE. Black lettering to spine and illustrated front of orange boards. Clean, tight, bright. 75 pp with footnotes. Logan Clendening Lectures on the History and Philosophy of Medicine (New Series) (Number 1). This lecture focuses "on the emergence from quackery of American proprietary medicines and their ascent under pressure to successive levels of greater respectability, suggesting at the end that we are today writing the latest chapter of this ancient and continuing tale," (preface). Written in three sections : I. The Gilded Pill in the Golden Age ; II. Quack Goats and Proprietary Sheep ; III. Reappraisal in the 1970s.

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San Francisco: Chronicle, 1915. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. FIRST EDITION. Lightly sunned, (darkened) spine. Moderately worn corners, spinecaps and edges. Mild shelfwear. Text age-tanned. FFEP stamped "Compliments of the San Francisco Chroncle" [sic]. Gilt lettering debossed to spine and front of blue-grey, cloth-covered boards. Purple and gold marbled endpapers. With over 50 illustrations. List of illustrations follows Contents, ix. Clean and tightly bound. 362 pp with indices. This volume "was written to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the existence of the San Francisco Chronicle. Some of the chapters included are : The Period Before the Awakening of California ; Policies and Attitude of the Press During the Fifties ; Many Innovations by the Brothers, Charles and M. H. de Young ; Affairs on the Eve of San Francisco's Great Disaster ; The Latest Developments in the Field of Journalism and many more.

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San Francisco: Chronicle, 1915. Hardcover. Very Good Minus. FIRST EDITION. Lightly sunned, (darkened) spine. Moderately worn corners, spinecaps and edges. Boards lightly stained and scratched. Text age-tanned. Gilt lettering debossed to spine and front of blue-grey, cloth-covered boards. Plum-colored, marbled endpapers. With over 50 illustrations. List of illustrations follows Contents, ix. Clean and tightly bound. 362 pp with indices. This volume "was written to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the existence of the San Francisco Chronicle. Some of the chapters included are : The Period Before the Awakening of California ; Policies and Attitude of the Press During the Fifties ; Many Innovations by the Brothers, Charles and M. H. de Young ; Affairs on the Eve of San Francisco's Great Disaster ; The Latest Developments in the Field of Journalism and many more.

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