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Millie's Book. As Dictated to Barbara Bush

Millie's Book. As Dictated to Barbara Bush

by Bush, Barbara [Association Copy]

New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1990. First Edition / First Printing. Cloth. Very good/fine. Octavo, 141pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Watermark along top edge near spine, not affecting text or dust jacket. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In publishers fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Signed on bookplate affixed opposite title page, inscribed: "To Bob Boilard, With every good wish. Happy reading! Barbara Bush and "Millie."... Read more
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$125.00
The Sorcerer  [Signed, Association Copy]

The Sorcerer [Signed, Association Copy]

by Crompton, Anne Eliot

Sag Harbor, NY: Second Chance Press, 1982. Inscribed by th Author "For / ~Elizabeth M. Thomas ~ / With admiration, / Anne Crompton" on the title page. From the personal collection of Author and Anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, with her notation on the front cover. 175pp, [1], bound in illustrated stiff paper covers, with binding and hinges tight. YOUNG ADULT.. BOOK INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good +. Illus. by Morrill, Leslie. 8vo - over 7¾"... Read more
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$30.00
Blue Arabesques: A Search for the Sublime

Blue Arabesques: A Search for the Sublime

by HAMPL, Patricia

New York: Harcourt, 2006. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author as well as Inscribed by her to fellow author Nicholas Delbanco and his wife: "For Nick and Elena - A little trip to the South of France! Fondly - Trish.
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$45.00
On the making of etchings

On the making of etchings

by Short, Frank Sir (1857-1945)

London : Robert Dunthorne at the sign of the Rembrandt Head in Vigo Street, 1888. Association copy; single page manuscript letter on 'Art and Reason' headed paper from CT Ilney, publisher of Art and Reason addressed to R. Dodd. It reads in part '... Dear old Sir Frank is not long for this world...' Good to very good copy in the original cloth-backed, decorated boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo... Read more
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$150.00
Worth The Fighting For; A Memoir

Worth The Fighting For; A Memoir

by McCain, John

New York: Random House, 2002. First Trade Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. First edition of Worth The Fighting For by Senator John McCain, inscribed to Jack Valenti. Octavo, xxvi, 396pp. Blue hardcover, title printed in silver on spine. Stated "first trade edition" on copyright page with number line 2-9. Dust jacket, near fine, with $25.95 price on front flap, light shelf wear. Signed on half title by Senator John McCain: "To My Friend + Comrade Jack - With Warmest Regards, John... Read more
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$175.00
Love Letters from Asia

Love Letters from Asia

by Hochman, Sandra

New York: The Viking Press, 1968. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Inscribed by Hochman on the front flyleaf--nice association copy as it is inscribed to fellow writers John & Mary Cheever. Also some related items laid in. First edition, 1968. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 54 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, foxing or soiling to the outer pages, some soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket, dust jacket with some edgewear including creasing... Read more
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$33.75
THE HAWK IN THE RAIN.

THE HAWK IN THE RAIN.

by HUGHES, Ted (Edward James), 1930-1998 :

London : Faber & Faber, (1957). First edition : [one of 2,000 copies]. His uncommon first book - a collection of forty poems, dedicated to Sylvia Plath, whom he had married the previous year. An attractive association copy - the review copy sent to fellow poet Roy Fuller (1912-1991), with the publishers' review slip, Fuller's pencilled notes on the reverse of the slip, and his inked ownership inscription. Fuller's review appeared in the "London Magazine" in January 1958. Demy 8vo (23cm).... Read more
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£500.00
Atlanta's Half-Century: As seen through the eyes of Columnists Furman Bisher and Celestine Sibley (inscribed association copy)

Atlanta's Half-Century: As seen through the eyes of Columnists Furman Bisher and Celestine Sibley (inscribed association copy)

by Bisher, Furman & Celestine Sibley edited by Tom Bennett w/illus. by Dale Dodson

Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1997 1st ed. INSCRIBED by both authors on ffep. 180pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A collection of now historical newspaper columns by well-known and long serving Atlanta journalists Celestine Sibley (1914-99) and Furman Bisher (1918-2012). Both journalists have inscribed this copy warmly to Atlanta writer Joe Dabney (1929-2015), a former colleague at the Atlanta newspapers, whose 1998 book "Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread & Scuppernong... Read more
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$60.00
A Sketch of the Origin And The Recent History of The New England Company

A Sketch of the Origin And The Recent History of The New England Company

by Senior Member of the Company. (Signed By Mr. Asheton, Superintendent of the Mohawk Institute of Brantford)

London: Spottiswoode & Co., 1884. Fair in plain paper-covered boards, blue spine, black titles, covers soiled, corner wear, inner hinge cracked. INSCRIBED on the title page in pencil " Aneurin Williams , Jan 12th, 1885-- Given By Mr. Asheton, Superintendent of the Mohawk Institute Near Brantford, Ont. " Aneurin Williams ( 1859-1924) British Liberal Party politican, author. General E.C. Ashton lay commissioner by the New England Company and Superintendent of the Mohawk Institute. The New... Read more
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$44.00
The Checker Friend:  Devoted Exclusively to the Antique and Scientific  Game of Checkers

The Checker Friend: Devoted Exclusively to the Antique and Scientific Game of Checkers

by Lawson, Charles (editor)

Charles Lawson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, penciled annotations on rear . flyleaf.. N.D.. Hardcover. Edited and published monthly and semi-monthly in Philadelphia by Charles Lawson. Several issues bound together: Vol. I, No. I, October 7, 1907, Vol. I, No. 2, November 18, 1907, Vol. I, No. 3, December 18, 1907, Vol. I, No. 4, January 25, 1908, Vol. I, No. 5, February 1, 1911, Vol. I, No. 6, March 1, 1911, Vol. I, No. 7, April 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 8, May 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 9,... Read more
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$145.00
Fishing the Pacific: Offshore and On

Fishing the Pacific: Offshore and On

by FARRINGTON, S. Kip, Jr

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1953. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. A little foxing else fine in very good or better dustwrapper with rubbing and a few very small tears. Inscribed by the author to the great boxing champion: "For my friend Gene Tunney, with the hope he fishes off Cabo Blanco, the world's best & the home of the Heavyweight Champ. Always, S. Kip Farrington. Dec 29 '53. From Mike Lerner.
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$850.00
Women With Men

Women With Men

by FORD, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, third printing. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Richard Ford to author Nicholas Delbanco: "For my very dear one, Nick and Elena with great affection and love Richard March 20, 1998 Ann Arbor.
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$75.00
Up in the Clouds, Gentlemen Please

Up in the Clouds, Gentlemen Please

by MILLS, John

New Haven: Ticknor and Fields, 1981. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. 290pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small abrasion on rear panel. Inscribed by the author to fellow actor Marian Seldes: "For Marian with much love, Johnnie & of course Mary! New York '87." Laid in is a retained copy of a letter by Garson Kanin, Seldes' husband to John Mills (Kanin is mentioned in the text). A few tiny notes in the hand of... Read more
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$150.00
The Kansas Conflict

The Kansas Conflict

by Robinson, Charles

Lawrence, Kansas: Journal Publishing Company, 1898 487 pages. Originally published in 1892, this 1898 reprint is inscribed by the author's wife, Sara Robinson and dated Nov. 15, '98. Inscription is to Hon. A. Henley (sp?) of Lawrence, Kansas. Beneath her inscription is the name of a later owner, Robert Stone of Topeka, and his note that the book was purchased from [Bob] Marsh in 1957. Hinges are cracked, but holding. There is a little separation between the title page and the following... Read more
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$65.00
NEIL ARMSTRONG’S SIGNATURE - THE ULTIMATE ASSOCIATION COPY

NEIL ARMSTRONG’S SIGNATURE - THE ULTIMATE ASSOCIATION COPY

by WELLS, H.G

With 12 inserted plates by Claude Shepperson. Original publishers blue cloth (Binding A), front cover and spine gilt, black-coated endpapers. Signed on the fly-leaf by Neil Armstrong, to Bill and Cindy Madison.....First English edition printed a month following the first printing in Indianapolis, with minor differences in the text. Certainly one of Wells' best-known and beloved science fiction-romances. The story surrounds the journey to the moon by two men, a scientist and businessman, who discover the... Read more
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$22,500.00
Leger etonnement avant le saut - inscribed to Roslyn Targ

Leger etonnement avant le saut - inscribed to Roslyn Targ

by Laffont, Robert

Paris: Robert Laffont, 1996. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. Effusively inscribed by the publisher to Roslyn Targ in 1997, a nice association copy linking two luminaries in the publishing world: Targ was a literary agent to a number of European writers including Italo Calvino and Samuel Beckett; Laffont founded his eponymous publishing house in 1941 and it became one of the foremost French publishers. Wraps, light wear. A memoir of his publishing life and an optimistic view of the future.
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$35.00
George Perles: The Ride of a Lifetime

George Perles: The Ride of a Lifetime

by Perles, George; Vahe Gregorian

Champaign: Sagamore Publishing, 1995. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Inscribed to Johnny Majors. First edition, 1995. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 221 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Nice association copy.
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$45.00
Elegie di Croton

Elegie di Croton

by Barolini, Antonio

Milano: Feltrinelli Editore, 1959. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Inscribed by Barolini--nice association copy as it is inscribed to fellow writers John & Mary Cheever. First edition, 1959. Hardcover, 92 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, soiling or discoloration to the pages and to the covers, covers also with a bit of rubbing to the tips, no dust jacket.. Text in Italian.
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$52.50
OR SHALL WE DIE? WORDS FOR AN ORATORIO SET TO MUSIC BY MICHAEL BERKELEY

OR SHALL WE DIE? WORDS FOR AN ORATORIO SET TO MUSIC BY MICHAEL BERKELEY

by McEwan, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. First edition, first prnt. First issue dustjacket. Review Copy with the publisher's printed slip laid-in. Signed abd dated "Feb-11-83" by Martin Booth. Faint beginning toning of dustjacket front panel topedge (not immediately apparent). Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Booth, a poet, small press publisher, novelist and non-fiction writer, was MAN/Booker shortlisted for Industry of Souls.. Signed by Owner. First Edition.... Read more
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$100.00
Hathoo of the Elephants

Hathoo of the Elephants

by Wheeler, Post

New York: Viking Press, 1943. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition, Inscribed to Thomas E. Dewey, Jr.. (son of the former governor of New York and two-time presidential candidate, Thomas E. Dewey, Sr.) and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Both book and dustjacket in fine condition. Very clean unfaded orange cloth boards with small elephant illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean... Read more
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$250.00
Jamaica Gallery; A Documentary of the Island of Jamaica, West Indies; The Text, Drawings & Designs by Philip Kappel; A collection of the artist's impressions with descriptive text; Introduction by John P. Marquand

Jamaica Gallery; A Documentary of the Island of Jamaica, West Indies; The Text, Drawings & Designs by Philip Kappel; A collection of the artist's impressions with descriptive text; Introduction by John P. Marquand

by Kappel, Philip; John P. Marquand, intro

Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1960. First printing. Hardcover. Good/fair. Signed first printing, Jamaica edition--1960. Hardcover with dust jacket, unpaginated, illustrated, clean unmarked text, Good copy in Fair dust jacket, some soiling or discoloration to the outer pages and the covers, covers of the book with some rubbing and wear, a couple of sticker ghosts to the dust jacket's front panel (some loss to the dust jacket because of the stickers), taping to underside of the dust jacket, soil... Read more
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$45.00
My Life East & West

My Life East & West

by William S. Hart

My Life East & West
by William S. Hart
An autobiography by the prominent silent-era actor who is best remembered for his roles as a leading man in Westerns. Illustrated in black and white, color frontispiece by Charles M. Russell. 363 pages. 8vo, brown cloth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1929). First edition. An interesting association copy, inscribed by the author's sister Mary on flyleaf: "For Mr. Cunningham and Pearl with many kind remembrances. Mary E. Hart. 1935." Mary Hart lived with her... Read more
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$25.00
Lonesome Cities

Lonesome Cities

by McKuen, Rod

New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/near fine. Inscribed first edition of Lonesome Cities by Rod McKuen. Octavo, 111 pp., near fine binding with bright clean pages. Stated "first printing" on copyright page. Dust jacket near fine, retail price on front flap, illustration of Frank Sinatra on rear panel, small closed tear along top edge of back panel, otherwise fine. Signed by the author and presented to Aileen Mehle a/k/a Suzy Knickerbocker, famed society... Read more
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$125.00
John Locke's Political Philosophy: Eight Studies

John Locke's Political Philosophy: Eight Studies

by (LOCKE, John). GOUGH, J.W

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. A small label from London bookseller Blackwell's, near fine without dustwrapper. Graham Greene's ownership Signature on the front fly, which has been lightly struck through with another name beneath it. Ideal for the collector who is ambivalent about owning Graham Greene's copy.
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$350.00
Marc Chagall, Life and Work

Marc Chagall, Life and Work

by Franz Meyer

[Jerome Robbins, Association Copy] Meyer, Franz, Marc Chagall, Life and Work. New York: Harry Abrams, Inc., 1963. 775 pages. No dust wrapper. Gray cloth boards stamped with reproduction of Chagall's work. This is a remarkable association copy between two legendary American dance and Broadway choreographers. From the Collection of Anna Sokolow, bearing her stamp, this book was presented to her by her close friend of many years Jerome Robbins, signed and inscribed as "Jerome Robbins June '64 Tevye," who... Read more
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$1,250.00