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  • Book condition: Good+.
  • Quantity available: 1
Bangor, ME, nd [1900]. Good+.. Closed split, creases from folds, name written at front, colored pencil marks at rear, else clean and bright. 8vo. Includes: It's Football Time in Bangor; Bangor Cheer; Our Good Old Team; Nigger Nigger Cheer [sic]; Come Back Bangor. Scarce Bangor/football item.

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Ba Suri

Bogardus, Peter

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Fine Archival Case
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New York: Khelcom Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Archival Case. Tight, bright and unmarred. Binding and matchind drop-spine case by Gray Parrot. fo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition. "Ba Suri A-Chali" means "Suriland Peace Only". "Ba Suri enquires as to cultural continuity through statements of elders, songs forming an oral tradition centered around their livelihood, and especially the education of the youth. To this end, the sections are as follows: 1. A brief introduction to the locale and People 2. A "Background" or Preface that introduces the visit by Mr. Bogardus and immediately brings quotations by Suri people about their lives. Through plates, the environs and aspects of village life and physical apperance as pretaining to cultural identiy are demonstrated. Songs are interpreted, point to the centrality of animal husbandry in their lives and the living space required to sustain it. 3: "Saguine" (pronounced &qu ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good-. No DJ
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New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. No DJ. Light shelf/edge wear, bump to head resulted in small splits at both front and rear hinge, small tear in red area at rear hinge, laminant split/seperated in gutters, else tight, bright and unmarred. Laminated color pictorial boards, color pictorial endpages. 4to. 28pp. Illus. (color plates). English words in bold black ink, French words in blue ink. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this scarce volume.

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  • Edition: First Edition/Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase
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London: Velvet, 1997. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Slipcase. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase bright and clean. Black textured paper boards, gilt lettering, black endpages; red faux-leather textured slipcase. Small 4to. np. Illus. (b/w plates). [N.B. It appears that this work was issued only in wrappers, making this an interesting copy. It is presumed that it is one of a small run bound in this fashion and presented to the author.] The inscription, mostly likely to Robert Bond, read: "For Robert / never forget that it is an irritant that provokes the creation of a peace [sic] .... / Peter / HERU / I hope we can work on the sequel of "The Risen" together some time soon." This last a reference to Iain Sinclair's, The Risen (Robert Bond was Sinclair's biographer). "Peter Whitehead has been a scientist, newsreel cameraman, writer, publisher, falconer, erotic photographer and an occultist. He has lived a rich life of extraordinary, almost halluc ... Read more

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Back Door Guest

Kerr, Lennox

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ
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Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Very minimal shelf wear, toning at 70/71pp where newspaper article has been laid in, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very light shelf wear (focused at head and heel), one small, closed tear, very minimal toning at rear, price clipped, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, red ink lettering. 8vo. 275pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Follows the travels of a Scottish hobo on his travels around the US, exploring his evolving philosophy as he rides the rails, hitchhikes and passes through various flophouses...a remarkably compelling tale. A clipping of the 1987, LA Times article on "Yuppie Hobos" laid in. A handsome copy of this rather scarce volume.

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Minocqua, WI: Northword Press, Inc., May 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ is Fine. 160pp. 0.50 x 11.00 x 9.25 Illus. (b/w plates).

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  • Edition: First Edition(s)
  • Book condition: Very Good to Near Fine
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Boston, MA/London: Coburn Publishing/Gay & Bird, 1902/1906. First Edition(s). Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine. Minor/light shelf/edge wear, even toning to spine labels, handwritten genealogical chart in three volumes at ffep, presentation inscription in three volumes, one volume includes tipped in photo of Reed and author's signature, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Halfbound, white cloth spine and tips, blue paper boards, frontispiece(s), tissueguard. 8vo. 242pp; 441pp; 146pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index(es). A lovely collection of Reed's work. Three inscribed by Philip Reed (Edwin's son) to Sam Reed (Edwin's grandson) and include a handwritten family tree including Edwin's parents through his great-grandchildren. The duplicate copy of Coincidences includes a tipped-in photograph of Reed and is signed by him. Together a remarkably unusual and interesting collection exploring the Baconian mystery.

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Bagatelles for Cornell

Brown, Lee Ann [poems]; Randall, Karen [images]

  • Book condition: Fine in Fine Box
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Northampton, MA: Propolis Press, c. 2012. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Box. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Accordion bound and nested in a telescoping box containing a bottle labeled: Utopia / Kalligraphischetinte / Sacré Bleu; text was printed via letterpress by Randall at Wild Carrot Letterpress. 8vo. np. Illus. (color plates). Limited edition of 8 (only 6 of which came to market). "Bagatelles for Cornell is a new artist’s book with poems by Lee Ann Brown and images by Karen Pava Randall. An homage to the early 20th century collage artist and inveterate wanderer of New York City, Joseph Cornell, the book evokes the cityscape through a sequence of photomontages. Each image, capturing a seemingly discrete moment in time, is a layering of several moments. It is the history of New York apprehended in an instant. Randall’s images blend contemporary digital and early modern technology, using 19th century photochemical techniques (cyanotype & gum bichromate processes) to print montages cre ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition (presumed)
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Near Fine DJ
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New York: Ronald Press, Company, 1950. First Edition (presumed). Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ. Very minor shelf wear, prior owner signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, slight toning at spine, else bright and clean. Green cloth boards, red ink lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 370pp. Index. A very handsome copy of this increasingly scarce volume (difficult to find in any DJ, this one being in unusally good shape).

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ
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New York: Aperture, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine DJ. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Quarterbound, blue cloth spine, textured paper boards, gilt lettering, black endpages, frontispiece. Oblong 8vo. 144pp. Illus. (color plates). Edited with Marvin Heiferman, Hark Holborn, and Suzanne Fletcher. Nan Goldin's breakthrough first book. Roth 101.

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Ballads of New England

Whittier, John Greenleaf; Homer, Winslow; Darley, FOC, et al.

  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good [Textblock Near Fine]. No DJ as Issued.
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Boston, MA: Fields, Osgood & Co., 1870. First Edition Thus. Hardcover.. Very Good [Textblock Near Fine]. No DJ as Issued.. Light shelf/edge wear, light fraying at head and heel, bottom tips through, owner inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green beveled cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, brown endpages, aeg. Small 8vo. 92pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Fifty steel engravings by A. V. S. Anthony from drawings by Eytinge, Darley, Fenn, Homer, Perkins, etc. Includes early Winslow Homer work. (BAL: 22265) Overall, a rather handsome copy of this minor classic.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good. No DJ.
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New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. No DJ.. Light shelf/edge wear, spine moderately toned, gilt lightly toned, minor fraying at head, partial split at front hinge (carefully repaired with Japanese hinge paper), minor toning to text block edges, hint of foxing related to plate pages, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering, map endpages, frontispiece. 8vo. 280pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Autobiography of a confessed fishing fanatic of his time in and about Florida. A nice reading copy.

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  • Edition: First Edition/Unique
  • Book condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine
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np: np, 1990. First Edition/Unique. Original Wraps/Envelop. Very Good+ to Near Fine. Minor creasing to some pages; bit of toning overall; remnants of a smoky smell (both Anthony and his wife were smokers); two small corrections to the text, presumably by Anthony, else clean throughout. 8.5" x 11" typescript (computer word-processor-generated, almost certainly daisy wheel) on perforated printer paper. [2], 237, [1] The complete typescript and author's note for Anthony's 1990 young-adult sci-fi novel BALOOK, the publisher's copy sent by Anthony to his publisher Underwood-Miller who brought the novel out in 1990. Published the same year as Michael Crichton's JURASSIC PARK, Anthony's story also revolves around the genetic resurrection of an extinct dinosaur. A coming-of-age story of sorts comparing the maturation of the Baluchitherium "Balook" with that of his young friend Thor. Perhaps most noteworthy, however, for Anthony's "Author's Note" which close ... Read more

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  • Edition: Second Revised Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+. No DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Bowker, 1955. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. No DJ.. Minor shelf/edge wear, textblock shows toning typical of this edition/paper quality, else tight and unmarred. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering. 12mo. 175pp.

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Barchester Towers

Trollope, Anthony; McKay, Donald (illus)

  • Edition: First Edition Thus/Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Good+ Slipcase
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1945. First Edition Thus/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Good+ Slipcase. Spine lightly sun touched, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows moderate wear at edges, glue separation at seams, (black paper slipcase, red paper pastedown). Burgundy cloth boards, black ink label, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 509pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Limited edition, this being 67 of 1000. Overall, a very handsome copy of this richly illustrated, limited edtion.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good. No DJ.
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London: Elliot Stock, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. No DJ.. Light shelf/edge wear, light toning at spine and top of boards, bottom edge of boards gently bumped, several small light spots at rear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth beveled boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black endpages, frontispiece. 8vo. 116pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Fitzgerald was an attorney and a friend of Dickens and emerged as an expert on "The Pickwick Papers". Here he explores the famed breach of promise suit at the heart of Pickwick, laying out the legal, moral and literary nuances. A significant work for a Dickens collection.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+ in Very Good DJ.
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Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ.. Hint of foxing at preliminaries, owner signature at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, several small closed tear, price clipped, else bright and clean. Beige cloth boards, brown ink lettering, pictorial endpages. 4to. 256pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Notes. Bibliography. Index. Laid in related ephemera. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, hint of foxing at inside, else bright and clean. Beige cloth boards, brown ink lettering, pictorial endpages. 4to. 256pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Notes. Bibliography. Index. A handsome copy of this minor classic.

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Baroque and Rococo: Architecture and Decoration

Blunt, Anthony; Swaan, Wim (photos)

  • Edition: First Edition Thus/Reprint
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Fine DJ.
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Hertfordshire, UK: Wordsworth Editions, 1982. First Edition Thus/Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine in Fine DJ.. Very minor shelf/edge wear, owner signature at half-title, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Navy textured paper boards, gilt lettering, blue endpages. 4to. 352pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Notes. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted. A very handsome copy.

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The Basil and Josephine Stories

Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Kuehl, John (ed); Bryer, Jackson (ed)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ
  • ISBN: 0684133989 / 9780684133980
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine DJ. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very small (>2mm), closed, tear, very minor shelf wear, price clipped, else bright and clean. Deep rose cloth boards, in blind decorative element, gilt lettering, cream endpages. 8vo. 287pp.

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