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  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine Slipcase.
  • Quantity available: 1
Barre, VT: Imprint Society, 1971. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine Slipcase.. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase shows very minor shelf/edge wear. Quarterbound, blue cloth boards, marbled paper boards, cream spine labels, black ink letttering, fold-out plates; slipcase in blue cloth and marbled boards. 4to. xxvii, 220pp; -480pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Limited numbered edition, this being 908 of 1950 copies. Signed by Rudolf van Lier. Includes eighty plates and maps. A very handsome copy of this edition.

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2
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Light shelf/edge wear, light rubbing to boards, light foxing at preliminaries and plates, tidemark at fore-edge of frontispiece, ownership signature at ffep and title page, binding professionally repaired (see separate restoration report), else tight, bright and unmarred. 8vo. 371pp. Illus. (b/w plates). An early and important work on New Zealand (Maori social life, Hokianga, etc.). Overall, a rather handsome copy. From the collection of Edouard Stackpole, renowned whaling scholar, curator of Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT. 1951-1966) and director of the Peter Foulger Museum (Nantucket, MA. 1969-1986).

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3
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good- [Textblock Near Fine]. No DJ as Issued.
  • Quantity available: 1
Biddeford, ME: John E. Butler, 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- [Textblock Near Fine]. No DJ as Issued.. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine sunned/toned, minor even soiling to boards, light glue toning at endpages, light toning at titlepage, else tight, bright and unmarred. Orange cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements, tipped-in photographic frontispiece. 12mo. 204pp. According to a list by Greg Gibson, "this is quite a scarce account, unlisted in Howes, Sabin, Smith or NYPL list." Overall, a handsome copy of this rather uncommon volume.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
London: The National Trust/George Philip, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine DJ.. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows barest hint of sun at spine, else bright and clean. Navy textured paper boards, gilt lettering, marbled endpages, frontispiece. 4to. 224pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Color maps. 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.

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5

National Academy of Sciences National Research Council...A Temple of Science

White, Peregrine S.; Wechsler, Fredrica W. (rev.)

  • Edition: Revised/First Edition Thus
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Wraps
  • Quantity available: 1
National Academy of Science Press, 1984. Revised/First Edition Thus. Staplebound Wraps. Near Fine in Wraps. Tight, bright and unmarred. B/w pictorial, fold-out wraps. 8vo. 40pp. Illus. (b/w plates).

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6
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+. No DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
Washington, D.C.: Monumental Press, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. No DJ. Very light shelf wear, touch of dust staining at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering, frontispiece. Small 4to. 128pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Inscribed by author (and congressman's wife) on ffep (with second signature at bottom of page). Includes pamphlet on "The Murdock Books on Washington," pamphlet by Harold Helfer, "The Case of the Forgotten Genius," broadside titled "Statutes in the United States Capital," and both DJ flaps. Also laid in is a letter from Mrs. Murdock, dated 1965, and a set of leaves of "Statutes Recently Admitted to Statuary Hall in the Nation's Capitol." Overall, a very presentable copy with a wonderful collection of ephemera.

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7
  • Edition: First Edition/Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Near Fine DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
Portland, ME: Ascensius Press, 2001. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine DJ.. Hand-numbered on the limitation page and signed by the author on the dedication page, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows hint of sun at spine and small sticker ghost at rear, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 120pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Notes. Appendix(es). Index. Limited numbered edition, this being 67 of 300. A very handsome copy of this richly detailed history.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Dark gray cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 694pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. A well crafted history of this storied organization and the those who comprise it.

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9
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Fair/Good DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
Claremont, CA: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Fair/Good DJ. Very minor shelf wear, gilt lightly toned, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows moderate shelf/edge wear, several small and moderate closed tears, chip at the head and moderate chip at bottom edge, front flap free but present, else bright and clean. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering, color frontispiece. 166pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Index.

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10

The Natural House

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Very Good+ DJ.
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Horizon Press, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good+ DJ.. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, small closed tear at front top, light creasing near the tail, front flap clipped (though price present), else bright and clean. Beige linen boards, red ink label, black ink lettering, frontispiece. Small 4to. 223pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Frontispiece portrait (by Helen Levitt). Includes the "/54" at front board and more than one hundred illustrations (photographs, drawings and plans). A handsome copy.

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Price: $100.00

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11

The Naturalist

Moyer, David

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Fine Dustjacket
  • Quantity available: 1
Muncy, PA: Red Howler Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Fine in Fine Dustjacket. Tight, brigth, and unmarred. Green textured paper DJ, black cardstock wrapper, calligraphic text, printed images. Small 8vo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 12 of 20 Original wood engravings, text, and calligraphy by Moyers. "The Naturalist is written in walnut brown ink on Rives Heavy weight buff paper with images printed from original and grain wood blocks." (from the colophon)

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12
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
Window Rock, AZ: Navajo Tribe, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, black ink lettering and decorative elements, black endpages. 4to. 109pp. Illus. (b/w plates).

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13
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: The Century Co., 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Light shelf wear, gilt at spine shows slight toning, small bump at bottom front board, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. top of text block in gilt, frontispiece, printed tissue guards. 4to. 268pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Association copy. Lovely bookplate indicating this was from the Cecil B. De Mille Library. A lovely example of early 20th century travel books. Spectacular images. A very handsome copy.

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Price: $195.00

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  • Edition: Unique
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Portland, ME, 2015. Unique. Hardcover. Fine. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Sculptural leather binding with dried frog and various other elements, aged paper textblock. 4to. np. Textblock is an aged laser-printed edition of the text. A compelling sculptural piece.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine in Wraps.
  • Quantity available: 1
Vertigo DC Comics, 1998. Original Wraps. Near Fine in Wraps.. Very minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Glossy color wraps. 8vo. Various pag. Illus. (color plates). Stardust (1998) is the first solo prose novel by Neil Gaiman, here as first published with illustrations by Charles Vess. Stardust has a different tone and style from most of Gaiman's prose fiction, being consciously written in the tradition of pre-Tolkien English fantasy novel. A lovely set.

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Neil Simon's "Chapter Two": Film Press Kit

Simon, Neil; Moore, Robert (director)

  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good+ (contents Near Fine+). No DJ as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
Los Angeles, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1979. First Edition Thus. Original Wraps. Very Good+ (contents Near Fine+). No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear to wraps, corners gently bumped, else tight, bright and unmarred. Small 4to. Illus. (b/w plates). Promotional folder containing various inserts on the film including Production/Story Notes, Bibliographies, Cast List, Press Release, etc. and includes fifteen stills from the film (with descriptive texts). Directed by Robert Moore from a Neil Simon screenplay and starring Valerie Harper, Joseph Bologna, etc. Overall, a handsome copy of the rather scarce press kit.

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Never Cry Wolf

Cunningham, Carol

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Mill Valley, CA: Sunflower Press, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Grey paper boards, gilt decorative elements, orange endpapers, frontispiece. 52x50mm. 28pp. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 46 of 50.

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The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century

Bean, Victoria; McCabe, Chris (eds)

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine in Fine Archival Box
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Hayward Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Tight, bright, and unmarred. White paper wraps, black ink lettering, five laid in signed plated, black cloth archival box. 8vo. Numbered limited edtion of 5. "This sumptuously designed, colourful and beguiling anthology begins with a compendium of quotations on the nature of concrete poetry from poets past and present. The Bolivian poet, Eugen Gomringer, sums up the spirit of the early concrete movement: ‘The purpose of reduced language is not the reduction of language itself but the achievement of greater flexibility and freedom of communication. The resulting poems should be, if possible, as easily understood as signs in airports and traffic signs.’ And: ‘The visible form of concrete poetry is identical to its structure, as is the case with architecture.’ Here we have recognition that concrete poetry was more than a working around the materiality of language and that it was a way of worki ... Read more

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New England: Original Essays By 47 Famous New England Writers

Sagendorph, Robb (ed); Griffin, Arthur (photos)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Quantity available: 1
Winchester, MA: Arthur Griffin, 1962. First Edition. Light shelf wear, light soiling and spotting to boards, signature on title pages, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, red ink lettering, red endpages. Oblong 4to. 104pp. Illus. (tipped in color plates). Signed by author. Overall, a very presentable copy, signed in red ink by author on the titlepage.

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The New House

Mamet, David

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
Hyattsville, MD: Rebecca Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. [miniature]. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, leather spine, cherry wood veneer boards with a laser cut fanlight, brass doorknob and key plate with threaded page marker holding key (Green Dragon Bindery), pictorial endpages, printed in sanguine ink. 2 3/4x2 3/16. 37pp. Illus. (b/w). Numbered limited edition, this being 58 of 250. Printed letterpress by Hummingbird Press. Wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain. Signed by Rebecca Bingham.

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