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The Golden Flood.
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The Golden Flood.

by LEFEVRE, Edwin.

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NY:: Mcclure, Phillips & Co. ,. Very Good. 1905. Hardcover. The author's second book. A novel about money and finance. First edition. Duodecimo, newly bound in dark green leather, with raised bands and gilt lettering on the spine, marbled endpapers, original decorated cloth cover of front board has been bound in. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Inscribed to colleague and friend, Alexander Dana Noyes (1862-1945), financial editor of The New York Evening Post and author of FORTY YEARS OF AMERICAN FINANCE and THE MARKET PLACE: REMINISCENCES OF A FINANCIAL EDITOR. Rebound, with a few professional repairs and restoration to front endpages and title page, else very good. An early association copy. ; 199 pages; Signed by Author .
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Elements of Cryptanalysis:  Training Pamphlet No. 3:  Prepared in the  Office of the Chief Signal...
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Elements of Cryptanalysis: Training Pamphlet No. 3: Prepared in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer: May, 1923.

by FRIEDMAN, William F.

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Washington:: Government Printing Office,. Very Good. 1924. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, bound in tan cloth with black lettering on the spine. Soiling/darkening on fore edge, pencil notations on rear endpage, else very good. ; 157 pages .
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Night and the Cat.
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Night and the Cat.

by (Madeleine L'Engle) COATSWORTH, Elizabeth.

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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Hardcover
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NY:: Macmillan Company,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. A collection of cat poems. With illustrations by Foujita. This copy is from the personal library of the late Madeleine L'Engle, 1963 Newbery Award winner for her now classic young adult fantasy novel A WRINKLE IN TIME, and bears her handwritten name on the front paste-down. Stated first printing. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear and age toning, both corners of front flap are clipped) dust jacket with the publisher's original $3.00 price stamped at the top of the front flap. Copy of letter of provenance from Madeleine L'Engle's daughter included. ; 55 pages .
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An American Life.

An American Life.

by REAGAN, Ronald.

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NY:: Simon and Schuster,. Fine. 1990. Hardcover. Black and white photographs. Limited edition: this copy is number 163 of 2000 copies. SIGNED by Ronald Reagan on the limitation page. Thick octavo, fully bound in dark blue leather with gilt lettering and design, raised bands along spine, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers, sewn-in ribbon book mark. Fine.; 748 pages; Signed by Author .
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La Razon de Mi Vida.
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La Razon de Mi Vida.

by (Evita) PERON, Eva.

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Used - Very Good in Fair dust jacket
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Hardcover
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Buenos Aires:: Ediciones Peuser,. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. Text is in Spanish. Two color and several black and white photographs. First edition. INSCRIBED by Eva Peron to a previous owner in 1951 (the body of the inscription appears to be in another hand but the signature is Peron's) on the front free endpaper. Three tape shadows on front paste-down and one on the rear, else very good in an only fair (extensive ink notations on rear panel, chipped at the spine ends and corners, two inch edge tear at the base of the front flap fold) dust jacket. ; 317 pages .
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The Witches.
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The Witches.

by DAHL, Roald.

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NY:: Farrar, Straus and Giroux,. Fine. 1983. Hardcover. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Limited edition: this copy is number 204 of 300 copies. SIGNED by the author and illustrator on the limitation page. Fine in a fine slipcase. ; 202 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator .
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Darwin's Works (fourteen volumes).
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Darwin's Works (fourteen volumes).

by DARWIN, Charles.

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NY:: D. Appleton and Company,. Very Good. 1890s. Hardcover. An incomplete set: 14 of 15 volumes (Volume I of The Origin of Species is missing). Animals and Plants Under Domestication (two volumes), Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs, The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species, Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands and Parts of South America, Insectivorous Plants, The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (two volumes, edited by his son Francis Darwin), The Power of Movement in Plants, The Origin of Species (Volume II only), The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms, Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle Round the World. Author's Edition (Limited): this set is number 223 of 1,000. Octavos, half bound in burgundy leather, marbled boards, raised bands along… Read More
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Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas (1934-1953).
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Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas (1934-1953).

by THOMAS, Dylan.

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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NY:: New Directions,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author to a previous owner in 1953. Additionally inscribed by Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis, the author's daughter, in 1976. Some light mottling to blue cloth covered boards, bumped corners, age toning to endpapers, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good (edge worn with two moderate sized chips, dust soiling) dust jacket with the original $3.75 price on the front flap. ; 199 pages; Signed by Author .
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Sailing Alone Around the World.
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Sailing Alone Around the World.

by SLOCUM, Captain Joshua.

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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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NY:: Century Co.,. Very Good. 1905. Hardcover. An early printing. SIGNED and dated (1906) by the author (on the Spray). Octavo (measures roughly 5.75" x 8.5"), bound in blue cloth with silver lettering and green seahorse design on the front board. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper below the author's inscription, another previous owner's name, address, and date on the next front endpage, else very good. No dust jacket. ; 294 pages; Signed by Author .
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The Story of Ferdinand.
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The Story of Ferdinand.

by LEAF, Munro.

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Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
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NY:: Viking,. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. First edition ("Mcmxxxvi" year of publication on title page and "First Published September 1936" statement on copyright page). Some light foxing to endpapers, brief gift inscription on title page, else very good in a good (edge worn with a few moderate sized chips, faded along the spine) dust jacket with the original $1.00 price on the front and rear flaps. .
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Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book:  What to Do and What Not to Do in Cooking.
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Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book: What to Do and What Not to Do in Cooking.

by LINCOLN, Mrs. D. A. (Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln).

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Boston:: Roberts Brothers,. Very Good. 1886. Hardcover. An early printing. INSCRIBED by the author (to no one in particular) on the front free endpaper. Octavo, half-bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and black borders on the spine, marbled boards. Moderate shelf wear and aging, foxing to edges and endpapers, soiling on a few interior pages, else very good. Binding is sound. ; 536 pages; Signed by Author .
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Are You There God?  It's Me, Margaret.
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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

by BLUME, Judy.

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Scarsdale:: Bradbury Press,. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. 0878880224 . The author's third book. Made into the 2023 film. Stated first printing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with the original $4.75 price on the front flap. Dust jacket design by Eros Keith. ; 149 pages .
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The Iliad of Homer (four volumes).

The Iliad of Homer (four volumes).

by (William Cullen Bryant) HOMER.

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Boston and New York:: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,. Very Good. 1905. Hardcover. Complete in four volumes. Translated from the Greek into blank verse by William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated by John Flaxman. Limited large paper edition: this set is number 438 of 600. Quartos, fully bound in black morocco leather with gilt lettering and design, raised bands along spines, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, sewn-in ribbon bookmarks. Light aging, previous owner's book-plate on front paste-downs, else all volumes are very good or better. .
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The Odyssey of Homer (four volumes).

The Odyssey of Homer (four volumes).

by (William Cullen Bryant) HOMER.

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Boston and New York:: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,. Very Good. 1905. Hardcover. Complete in four volumes. Translated from the Greek into blank verse by William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated by John Flaxman. Limited large paper edition: this set is number 438 of 600. Quartos, fully bound in black morocco leather with gilt lettering and design, raised bands along spines, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, sewn-in ribbon bookmarks. Light aging, two small scuff marks to the front board of the second volume and one on the rear board of the third volume, Volume III also has small tears at the fore edge of pages 71-74, previous owner's book-plate on front paste-downs, else all volumes are very good or better. .
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (six volumes).

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (six volumes).

by (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) ALIGHIERI, Dante.

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Used - Near Fine
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Boston and New York:: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,. Near Fine. 1906. Hardcover. Complete in six volumes. Translated from the Italian by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated by John Flaxman. Limited large paper edition: this set is number 55 of 650. Quartos, fully bound in black (or perhaps very dark blue) morocco leather with gilt lettering and design, raised bands along spines, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, sewn-in ribbon bookmarks. Light aging, previous owner's book-plate on front paste-downs, else all volumes are near fine. .
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