Recent Arrivals from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

Recent Arrivals from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

image of Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones, a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War

Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones, a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War

by SHERBURNE, John Henry

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1825
Condition
Some light browning to text, soft creases (probably from pressing during rebinding) at beginning and end, generally very good pl
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$225.00

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City of Washington: Sold by Wilder & Campbell, New York, 1825. Some light browning to text, soft creases (probably from pressing during rebinding) at beginning and end, generally very good plus. 8vo (21.4 x 12.7cm) Engraved portrait frontispiece after Charles Wilson Peale by Rawdon, Clark & Co (lightly offset on title). viii, 364 pages. Modern half calf preserving… Read more
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$225.00
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Bill Burke: Portraits

by BURKE, Bill; Raymond Carver (essay); Andy Grundberg (preface)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1987
Condition
An as-new copy still in shrinkwrap
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$55.00

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New York: Ecco Press, 1987. An as-new copy still in shrinkwrap. Folio (31 x 24 cm). 59 pages. Cloth; dust jacket. First edition in unopened and unread condition.
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$55.00
image of Gesta, Virtu, e Doni del Beato Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, Missionario Apostolico dei Minori Riformati

Gesta, Virtu, e Doni del Beato Leonardo da Porto Maurizio, Missionario Apostolico dei Minori Riformati

by MASSERANO, Giuseppe Maria da

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1796
Condition
Title and first leaf with small marginal wormhole, title with old book label removed at bottom, partially covering imprint, A2/3
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$350.00

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Rome: Il Salomoni, 1796. Title and first leaf with small marginal wormhole, title with old book label removed at bottom, partially covering imprint, A2/3 sprung, some pale marginal dampstaining to several gatherings at front, intermittent pale spotting, natural paper crease in lower margin of gathering Nn; binding with rubbing at corners and board edges, spine with some wormtracks. A… Read more
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$350.00
image of [Book with 22 silkscreens, One of 100 copies]

[Book with 22 silkscreens, One of 100 copies]

by LINDELL, Lage

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1960
Condition
A fine copy with only slightest of soiling along the board edges and spine
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$500.00

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[Presumably Stockholm]: [no publisher], 1960. A fine copy with only slightest of soiling along the board edges and spine. Oblong (24 x 26 cm). 22 silkscreens after Lindell by Ove Lööf. Bound as issued in half yellow cloth, glazed boards, the front cover with small vignette. Number 42 of 100 copies numbered and signed in pencil by the… Read more
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$500.00
image of {Friend} {to Sea} and {Soil}

{Friend} {to Sea} and {Soil}

by BURKHART, Ryan

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2004
Condition
A fine copy, well-preserved and without flaws
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$300.00

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Orlando, Florida: H2O Graphics, 2004. A fine copy, well-preserved and without flaws. 23.5 x 18 cm. 21 leaves. Color archival inkjet prints made after original paintings, drawings and photographs from the artist's sketchbooks. Bound in grey linen, with a color print inset on front cover, by Larry Cooper of Gardyloo Handmade Books. Number 7 of 200 copies signed… Read more
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$300.00
image of Despite Straight Lines: An Analysis of his Graphic Constructions

Despite Straight Lines: An Analysis of his Graphic Constructions

by ALBERS, Josef and François BUCHER

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1961
Condition
A few small stains on covers, overslip with some tears and wear, some light rubbing of spine lettering, sheet edges lightly tone
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$400.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961. A few small stains on covers, overslip with some tears and wear, some light rubbing of spine lettering, sheet edges lightly toned, generally in well-preserved condition. 4to (22.5 x 20.8 cm). 87, [1] pages. Duo-tone reproductions. Original black quarter cloth, white embossed boards, with the scarce printed overslip for the front cover.… Read more
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$400.00
image of Mickey et les trois voleurs

Mickey et les trois voleurs

by DISNEY, Walt

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1936
Condition
Some light wear at the corners, the cover image bright and clean, internally with some age-toning to the paper, small abrasion t
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$175.00

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Paris: Hachette, 1936. Some light wear at the corners, the cover image bright and clean, internally with some age-toning to the paper, small abrasion to blank margin of title, but overall a well-preserved and handsome copy. 4to (26 x 21.5 cm). 32 pages. Color-printed comic panels. Original blue cloth backstrip, pictorial boards, the front cover showing Mickey and… Read more
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$175.00
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A Ballad Upon a Wedding

by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS; Sir John SUCKLING

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
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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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
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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[Cover title:] & Sex. 40 rajz - 40 drawings

by HÁY, Ágnes

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
[198?]
Condition
Some very light toning to sheet edges, a few small creases on covers, but generally in very clean condition
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$750.00

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[Budapest?], [198?]. Some very light toning to sheet edges, a few small creases on covers, but generally in very clean condition. Oblong (9 x 19 cm). In Hungarian and English. [1], vii, 40 pages (the last on the inner rear wrapper). Printed wrappers. First edition of Háy's second artists book, which was published underground as samizdat. The introduction… Read more
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$750.00
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Les aventures de Mickey

by DISNEY, Walt

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1931
Condition
The boards gently worn, with a few small abrasions, light wear at the corners, internally with some light age-toning to the pape
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$300.00

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Paris: Hachette, 1931. The boards gently worn, with a few small abrasions, light wear at the corners, internally with some light age-toning to the paper, but overall a well-preserved and handsome copy. 4to (26 x 21.5 cm). 32 pages. Color-printed comic panels. Original blue cloth backstrip, pictorial boards, the front cover showing Mickey and Mini Mouse. First edition… Read more
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$300.00
image of Tokyo

Tokyo

by KLEIN, William

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1964
Condition
A near-fine copy in a near-fine jacket, some modest spotting along upper sheet edges not visible on the pages, jacket with a few
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$1,200.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1964. A near-fine copy in a near-fine jacket, some modest spotting along upper sheet edges not visible on the pages, jacket with a few light spots of wear at the extremities, but generally bright, well preserved and clean. Folio (13.5 x 10 inches). 184 pages. Cloth; dust jacket (the photo shows mylar protective… Read more
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$1,200.00
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The Bridge. A Poem

by LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB; Hart CRANE; Malcolm COWLEY (introduction)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
A fine copy with some wear and chipping to the glassine
Item Price
$120.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1981. A fine copy with some wear and chipping to the glassine. Folio. Illustrated with photographs by Richard Benson. Original cloth; original glassine; publisher's decorated slipcase. Limited edition, number 693 of 2000 copies signed by the illustrator. With the one-page prospectus slip laid-in.
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$120.00
image of Ausbund, das ist: Etliche schöne Christliche Lieder, wie sie in dem Gefangnuss zu Bassau in dem Schloss von den Schweitzer-Brudern . . . gedichtet worden

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Germantown: Christoph Sauer, 1751. Lightly browned, but sheets clean and crisp. Four parts in one volume, 8vo (15.7 x 9.3 cm). I: [10], 812, [6] pages; II: 20 pages; III: 46 pages; IV: 40 pages. Contemporary calf (rebacked, lacks clasps. Provenance: one-page contemporary manuscript index laid-in); Library Company of Philadelphia (bookplate with withdrawn stamps, bookplate of Charles Sower,… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Neu vermehrt und vollstaendiges Gesang-Buch

by HYMNS, German Reformed Church

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1763
Condition
Some chipping to sheet edges, characteristic light browning, expected light handling wear
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$1,500.00

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Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1763. Some chipping to sheet edges, characteristic light browning, expected light handling wear. 12mo (16.5 x 9.8 cm). Woodcut frontispiece. [4], 208, [2], 536, [10], 24, 82 [i.e., 83], [1] pages. Contemporary calf (lacks clasps and straps). The second edition of a hymnal for the Reformed Dutch Church, including some music. Evans 9495; Hildeburn 1896.… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Gazetteer & Business Directory of Madison County, NY for 1868-9

by CHILD, Hamilton

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1868
Condition
Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth
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$250.00

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Syracuse, NY: The Journal Office, 1868. Hinges cracked but holding, owner's name on front pastedown, some wear to extremities and a few stains to cloth. 8vo. 235 pages. Folding map (with stitched repair to tear). Original brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover. Contains a long business directory of the communities of Madison County, New York, an index… Read more
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$250.00
image of Like I Say

Like I Say

by WHALEN, Philip

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1960
Condition
A good copy with some soiling to the wrappers and an occasional stain on some internal leaves
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$15.00

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New York: Totem Press / Corinth Books, 1960. A good copy with some soiling to the wrappers and an occasional stain on some internal leaves. 8vo. 47, [1] pages. Stapled as issued in pictorial wrappers, front cover drawing by Robert LaVigne.
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$15.00
image of The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1851

The Great Metropolis: Or, New-York Almanac for 1851

by [NEW YORK]

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1851
Condition
Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak
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$100.00

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New York: H. Wilson, 1851. Map slightly browned and foxed else clean and clear; rear hinge is weak. 16mo. 189 pages. Folding map. Profusely illustrated. Origina brown embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover.
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$100.00
image of Selected Fables; Translated by Eunice Clark

Selected Fables; Translated by Eunice Clark

by LA FONTAINE, Jean de; Alexander CALDER

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1948
Condition
A very good plus copy, internally lightly toned but clean, neat witty gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, boards wit
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$75.00

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New York: The Quadrangle Press, 1948. A very good plus copy, internally lightly toned but clean, neat witty gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, boards with some bumping at extremities, price-clipped jacket lightly worn and toned. Folio (12 x 9 inches). 88, [3] pages. 36 full and half-page illustrations by Calder, 12 vignettes. Printed in red… Read more
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$75.00