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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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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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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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Selected Prose; Edited & Introduced by George Crossette

by POWELL, John Wesley

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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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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
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$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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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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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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Dust of the Road. A Play in One Act

by GOODMAN, Kenneth Sawyer

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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
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Victor Hammer. Artist and Craftsman

by ROTHENSTEIN, John

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Published
1978
Condition
A fine copy
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$35.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1978. A fine copy. 4to. 57 pages, color plates at end. Original cloth; plain card slipcase. Number 188 of 500 copies. Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega.
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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

by SINGER, Isaac Bashevis

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Published
1966
Condition
A near-fine copy with some light wear to jacket edges
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$15.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1966. A near-fine copy with some light wear to jacket edges. 9 x 6.5 inches. 90 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original white cloth; printed dust jacket. First edition, illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
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$15.00
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The Selected Prose of John Wesley Powell

by POWELL, John Wesley

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Published
1970
Condition
Some wear to jacket edges; generally a near-fine copy
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$20.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1970. Some wear to jacket edges; generally a near-fine copy. 8vo. 122, [1] pages. Illustrated. Original green cloth, printed paper spine label; pictorial dust jacket. First edition. One of 1500 copies printed at The Stinehour Press.
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Up from the Walking Dead. The Charles McGregor Story

by SOPHER, Sharon

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Published
1978
Condition
A near-fine copy with some light spotting to sheet edges and spine panel of jacket
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$40.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1978. A near-fine copy with some light spotting to sheet edges and spine panel of jacket. 8vo. 490 pages. Cloth; dust jacket. First edition. The story of McGregor's early life in the inner city, through prison, and his eventual life as a Fortune Society counselor, prison-reform spokesman, and Hollywood actor.
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$40.00
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Autobiography

by SANFORD, Fred R.

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Published
1971
Condition
A fine copy
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$85.00

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San Francisco: Greenwood Press, 1971. A fine copy. 8vo (9.6 x 6.5 inches). 41, [1] pages. Original wrappers. Number 10 of 50 copies, printed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press on French Rivers paper. With a foreword by Sanford's son-in-law Robert L. Dunn.
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High Lonesome: New & Selected Stories 1966-2006

by OATES, Joyce Carol

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Published
2006
Condition
A near fine copy, with a small stain on jacket edge
ISBN
9780060501198
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$55.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2006. A near fine copy, with a small stain on jacket edge. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 664 pages. Original pictorial boards; translucent. First edition, inscribed by the author on the half title.
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