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Autobiography

by SANFORD, Fred R.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1971
Condition
Some modest handling wear at corners and ends of spine, pale stain on front free endpaper, another smaller stain at extreme bott
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$75.00

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San Francisco: Greenwood Press, 1971. Some modest handling wear at corners and ends of spine, pale stain on front free endpaper, another smaller stain at extreme bottom of last two leaves and one interior leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked. 8vo (9.6 x 6.5 inches). 41, [1] pages. Original wrappers, printed paper label on spine. Number 6 of 50… Read more
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$75.00
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Nothing New Under the Sun

by BACCHELLI, Riccardo

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Published
1955
Condition
Discreet owner's name on front free endpaper, slightest wear to cloth at extremities, a well-preserved, unclipped jacket with so
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$40.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1955. Discreet owner's name on front free endpaper, slightest wear to cloth at extremities, a well-preserved, unclipped jacket with some modest toning. Translated from the Italian by Stuart Hood. 8vo (8.25 x 5.5 inches). 519 pages. Original green cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First American edition of the final novel in Baccelli's trilogy 'The Mill on… Read more
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$40.00
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Ha! Ha! Houdini!

by SMITH, Patti

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Published
1977
Condition
Darkened along fore-edges of wrappers, with light toning to extreme fore-edges of sheets, some other light soiling along spine.
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$1,500.00

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New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, 1977. Darkened along fore-edges of wrappers, with light toning to extreme fore-edges of sheets, some other light soiling along spine. Despite these flaws, a scarce chapbook with the original lock and keys. 8vo (8.5 x 5.25 inches). [16] pages. Duotone portrait frontispiece, and seven images in text. Stapled as issued in… Read more
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$1,500.00
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A Ballad Upon a Wedding

by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS; Sir John SUCKLING

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Published
1927
Condition
Some light age-darkening to spine, soft handling creases in margins, but overall a clean, well-preserved copy. Without the print
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$250.00

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Walthan Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Some light age-darkening to spine, soft handling creases in margins, but overall a clean, well-preserved copy. Without the printed dust jacket. 8vo (19.4 x 13 cm). [4], 8, [5] pages. 9 engravings by Eric Rivilious (one full-page, seven vignettes, and one tail piece on colophon). Original quarter cream cloth,… Read more
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$250.00
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Poor Raoul and Other Fables

by HARVEY, T. Edmund

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Published
1905
Condition
Some wear to extremities of binding, some occasional light foxing, with printed verse from Corinthians mounted on front pastedow
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$125.00

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London: J.M. Dent, 1905. Some wear to extremities of binding, some occasional light foxing, with printed verse from Corinthians mounted on front pastedown. 12mo. Frontispiece and plate after John Proctor; head- and tail-piece after Mrs. Douglas Pepler. Original cloth-backed blue printed boards. Inscribed to Lord Pentland on front free endpaper: "John Sinclair from P. Easter, 1924."
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$125.00
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

by ROWLING, J. K.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2000
Condition
A near-fine copy with only slightest of wear to the acetate, a few small scuffs along gilt fore-edges
ISBN
9780439203524
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$150.00

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New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic, 2000. A near-fine copy with only slightest of wear to the acetate, a few small scuffs along gilt fore-edges. 8vo. Illustrated by Mary Grandpré. Original gilt-decorated bonded leather, all edges git; printed acetate dust wrapper. The 'Collector's Edition,' first printing, art directed and designed by David Saylor. This… Read more
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$150.00
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A Run through Russia. The Story of a Visit to Count Tolstoi

by NEWTON, Wm. Wilberforce

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Published
1894
Condition
1894 gift inscription on front flyleaf, bubble to cloth on front cover, spine lightly faded, light wear at extremities, but gene
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$125.00

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Hartford: The Student Publishing Co, 1894. 1894 gift inscription on front flyleaf, bubble to cloth on front cover, spine lightly faded, light wear at extremities, but generally a very good plus copy. 8vo. 211 pages. 5 half-tone plates. Original cloth. First edition. Newton, an American Episcopalian minister, recounts his visit to meet Tolstoy while in Russia.
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$125.00
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Port Mungo

by McGRATH, Patrick

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Published
2004
Condition
A fine copy, two small dings to jacket edge, but overall bright and clean
ISBN
9781400041657
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. A fine copy, two small dings to jacket edge, but overall bright and clean. 8vo. 241, [6] pages. Cloth; dust jacket. First edition, signed by McGrath on the title, and additionally inscribed by him on the title.
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The Nobel Prize Speech

by FAULKNER, William

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Published
1951
Condition
Some modest handling wear, a few soft creases, a few stains to wrappers
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$35.00

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New York: Spiral Press, 1951. Some modest handling wear, a few soft creases, a few stains to wrappers. 8vo. [8] pages. Printed wrappers. One of 1500 copies printed at The Spiral Press for the friends of Random House and The Spiral Press.
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The Record of Badalia Herodsfoot", in: Detroit Free Press Christmas Number

by KIPLING, Rudyard

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Published
1890
Condition
Some light cockling to the sheets, modest age-toning, a few small soilmarks, but generally in fine condition
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$350.00

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London: Unwin Brothers, 1890. Some light cockling to the sheets, modest age-toning, a few small soilmarks, but generally in fine condition. Folio (14 x 9.75 inches). [3], 4-30, [2] pages. Stapled as issued in self wrappers; green cloth chemise and slipcase. First edition of Kipling's only story of the slums. Based on the author's observations of the lower… Read more
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$350.00
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Justice

by KIPLING, Rudyard

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Published
1918
Condition
Some light soiling and toning, generally near-fine
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$175.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1918. Some light soiling and toning, generally near-fine. 8vo. [8] pages. Stapled as issued in printed wrappers; green cloth chemise and slipcase. First edition of this poem, printed for copyright purposes. Ricvhardson A312; Stewart 461.
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$175.00
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The Scholars

by KIPLING, Rudyard

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Published
1919
Condition
Some light soiling and toning, generally near-fine
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$175.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919. Some light soiling and toning, generally near-fine. 8vo. [8] pages. Stapled as issued in printed wrappers; green cloth chemise and slipcase. First edition of this poem, printed for copyright purposes in an edition of 70 copies. Richardson A318; Stewart 528.
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$175.00
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Selected Prose; Edited & Introduced by George Crossette

by POWELL, John Wesley

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1970
Condition
A few small stains to cover and light wear to label, some light spotting
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$10.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1970. A few small stains to cover and light wear to label, some light spotting. 8vo. 122, [1] pages. Illustrated. Original green cloth, printed paper spine label. One of 1500 copies printed at The Stinehour Press.
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$10.00
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Stranger Walking

by MAZLISH, Anne

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Published
1982
Condition
One small scuff at foot of spine, otherwise fine
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$150.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1982. One small scuff at foot of spine, otherwise fine. 8vo. 47, [2] pages. Frontispiece etching by Jan Swearer. Quarter blue morocco, blue cloth boards, decorated endpapers, gilt-lettered on spine. Copy X of 20 copies specially bound by Gray Parrot. Signed by the author and illustrator.
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$150.00
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In a City Bus

by HECKSCHER, August

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Published
1984
Condition
Front wrapper slightly cocked but a fine copy
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$150.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft Press, 1984. Front wrapper slightly cocked but a fine copy. Tall narrow 8vo. [4] pages. Original grey wrappers, printed paper title label on front cover. One of 150 copies. With printed slip laid-in by Heckscher, explaining the origins of this keepsake, and inscribed by him "to a favorite patron!"
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$150.00
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A Plea for Captain John Brown

by THOREAU, Henry David

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Published
1969
Condition
A fine copy
Item Price
$30.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1969. A fine copy. 8vo. 32, [3] pages. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label; plain board slipcase. Number 450 of 750 copies. Printed on Eltham rag paper made in England.
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$30.00
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Jubilate Agno

by SMART, Christopher

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1980
Condition
A fine copy
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$100.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1980. A fine copy. Tall 8vo. 34, [5] pages. Illustrated, and with an afterword, by Philip Hofer Hecksher. Patterned paper boards, printed spine label; board slipcase with printed label. One of 150 copies, printed on Hosho Washi, bound by Gray Parrot. With the artist's chop-mark on colophon.
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$100.00
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Common Ground: A Naturalist's Cape Cod

by FINCH, Robert

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
A near-fine copy
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$55.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1981. A near-fine copy. 8vo. 142 pages. Original cream linen, green decorated cloth cover; printed slipcase/. Limited edition, number 18 of 150 copies so designated in calligraphy and signed by the author.
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$55.00
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Dust of the Road. A Play in One Act

by GOODMAN, Kenneth Sawyer

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1983
Condition
A fine copy
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$40.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1983. A fine copy. Tall narrow 8vo. 45, [4] pages. Woodcuts by Karen MacDonald. Original canvas backed blue boards, printed paper spine label. Number 33 of 50 copies for sale, from an edition of 150. Designed, illustrated, and put through the press by Karen MacDonald.
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A Plea for Captain John Brown

by THOREAU, Henry David

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1969
Condition
A near-fine copy with a stain on the reverse of the front free endpaper (possibly a natural dyeing flaw); lacks slipcase and wit
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$20.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1969. A near-fine copy with a stain on the reverse of the front free endpaper (possibly a natural dyeing flaw); lacks slipcase and without the printed spine label. 8vo. 32, [3] pages. Original cloth-backed boards. One of 750 copies, this copy unnumbered. Printed on Eltham rag paper made in England.
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$20.00