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The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern

The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern

by Braun, Lilian Jackson

Dutton. Near Fine. 1967. 1st ed.. Inscribed by Braun to her sister Florence. . 1st edition in dustjacket. A nice association copy inscribed by B raun to her sister Florence, with the stamped paw print of cat Ko Ko. Near fine: some age-toning to top edge; lightly cocked to ri ght; otherwise fine. Dustjacket is very good; has some light edge wear and age-toning. Not price-clipped. .
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A$497.61
Animae

Animae

by W.S. Merwin

Kayak Books, San Francisco, 1969. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. Association copy, inscribed on the acknowledgment page (just after title page) to poet Bruce Berlind and his wife: "For Bruce and JoAnn, love from Bill, Nov 1996, Colgate." Bruce Berlind was an old friend of Merwin's, as they graduated from Princeton within a year of each other and both studied with John Berryman there. Berlind was a longtime English professor at Colgate and ran its visiting writer series. There's a good story about... Read more about this item
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A$145.45
The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): May 1979

The Magazine of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF): May 1979

by F&SF (Russell Kirk; Jack Dann; Robert F. Young; Philip Jose Farmer; Robert Bloch; Gordon Eklund; Poul Anderson; James P. Girard; R. Bretnor; Gahan Wilson; Isaac Asimov)

NY: Mercury Press, 1979. Vol. 56, No. 5. Edited by Edward L. Ferman. Cover art by David Hardy. Includes "Fate's Purse" (novelet) by Russell Kirk; "Camps" (novelet) by Jack Dann; "The First Mars Mission" by Robert F. Young; "The Freshman" by Philip Jose Farmer; "Freak Show" by Robert Bloch; "The Anaconda's Smile" by Gordon Eklund; "House Rule" by Poul Anderson; "In Trophonius's Cave" by James P. Girard;... Read more about this item
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A$4.98
Over the Teacups.

Over the Teacups.

by Oliver Wendell Holmes (Inscribed)

First Edition. Presentation copy.Inscribed to Madison Cawein.Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. Original green cloth, gold-stamped. Boston and New York 1891. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed on the front endpaper to the poet Madison Cawein, "Madison Cawein With the kind regards of Oliver Wendell Holmes Boston October 12th 1891". Also inscribed by Cawein.Madison Cawein's poetry extolled the fields and forests, springs and flowers of Kentucky. Joyce Kilmer adjudged him the greatest nature poet of his... Read more about this item
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A$1,454.54
PrairyErth

PrairyErth

by William Least Heat-Moon

Houghton Mifflin, 1991. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Association copy, inscribed in a handsome brown calligraphic ink on the half-title page: "To my great friends Linda and Scott Chisholm, Z. with soul and Bard [Bird?] with lore, the title, and long conversations -- also, of course, the grand walk over the Kaw trail." Signed "HeatMoon." The last chapter of PrairyErth is a description of Chisholm and Heat-Moon walking the Kaw Trail through southern Chase County, Kansas, and its Flint Hills,... Read more about this item
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A$4,593.30
Africa and America

Africa and America

by CROMWELL John Wesley CRUMMELL Alexander

1891. First Edition . Signed. (CROMWELL, JOHN WESLEY) CRUMMELL, Alex[ander]. Africa and America. Addresses and Discourses. Springfield, Mass.: Willey & Co., 1891. Octavo, original burgundy cloth recornered and rebacked with original spine laid down. $6800.First edition of the last major work published in the lifetime of the preeminent 19th-century ""Black nationalist and Pan-Africanist,"" a leader W.E.B. Du Bois considered ""one of his greatest influences… his... Read more about this item
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A$10,411.48
Philosophies of Beauty from Socrates to Robert Bridges: Being the Source of Aesthetic Theory

Philosophies of Beauty from Socrates to Robert Bridges: Being the Source of Aesthetic Theory

by CARRITT, E. F

New York: Oxford University Press, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. Moderate wear on the boards, about very good. From the library of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Peter Taylor and his wife, the National Book Award-nominated poet Eleanor Ross Taylor, this copy with Peter Taylor's ownership name typed (in a feat of nimbleness on the edge of the front fly ("Peter Taylor / Douglass House"). Douglass House was the writers house at Kenyon College where Taylor lived with his lifelong... Read more about this item
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A$191.39
Diogenes Discovers US

Diogenes Discovers US

by McGovern, John Terence

New York: Lincoln Mac Veach, Dial Press Inc., 1933. First edition, 1933, association copy with an inscription to fellow author and broadcaster John R. Tunis [For John R. Tunis from Terry McGovern. This is the first literary baby born in 1933]. Red cloth with dustjacket. The book has some uneven fading, mainly to the spine, good hinges, sound text block, a bit of label remnant on the front free endpaper well above the inscription, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not... Read more about this item
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A$226.59
The Sovereign Good

The Sovereign Good

by HUNTINGTON, Helen (aka Helen Granville-Barker)

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Three-quarter red morocco gilt and cloth. Corners and extremities bumped, about very good. Apparently bound up by a friend of the author by the Knickerbocker Bindery, with a portrait of Huntington tipped-in. Inscribed by the author: "To Mr. Oswald Jackson with the compliments of the author - New York 1911." Additionally the author's calling card is affixed with a handwritten note acknowledging the binding: "What a charming dress... Read more about this item
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A$382.78
The History of American Sculpture (Association Copy)

The History of American Sculpture (Association Copy)

by Taft, Lorado

New York: Macmillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1924. Revised Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Revised and enlarged edition. Signed and inscribed by Taft to his student, Ila McAfee; "To Ila with all good wishes and many hopes/Your friend, Lorado Taft/Christmas 1926." Red cloth lettered in gilt along the spine. Illustration stamped in blind to the front board. Black and white horse bookplate of Taos artist Ila McAfee (Turner) to the half-title page. After college McAfee... Read more about this item
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A$917.13
Morocco; Sahara to the Sea

Morocco; Sahara to the Sea

by Cross, Mary (Paul Bowles)

New York: Abbeville Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. hardcover, illustrated with color photographs by the author, 240 pages. Preface by Paul Bowles. Warmly INSCRIBED and signed twice by Marry Cross to Virginia Spencer Carr, both times on the half title page, once on 9-18-95 and the other time on 8-9-95 in Princeton and she thanks Ms. Carr for putting her in touch with Paul Bowles who wrote the preface for this book. She also wishes Ms. Carr the best of luck with the biography of Bowles... Read more about this item
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A$382.78
The Pollsters. Public Opinion, Politics, and Democratic Leadership (Signed)

The Pollsters. Public Opinion, Politics, and Democratic Leadership (Signed)

by Rogers, Lindsay

Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1949-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. Signed. Association copy, inscribed by Lindsay Rogers to Eugene A. Sekulow on front end page. Stated First Edition. Hardcover and dust jacket. Small tears to jacket. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Good binding and cover. Shelf wear. Owner's name on front end page, else unmarked. xi, 239 p., 20 cm. *Autographed by author.* <br> "A pungent demonstration that the Pollsters do not know what Public Opinion... Read more about this item
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A$104.96
The Enameled Wishbone

The Enameled Wishbone

by HENDERSON, Robert

New York: Macmillan, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in about very good dustwrapper with a stain on the spine and small tears. A collection of short stories by a New Yorker editor, all of which appeared in that magazine. Warmly Inscribed by Maxwell's to his fellow editor at *The New Yorker*, Rachel MacKenzie: "For Rachel with love, Bob September 26, 1963." MacKenzie replaced Katherine White as the fiction editor at *The New Yorker* on the recommendation of May Sarton. During her... Read more about this item
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A$191.39
Old Snow: Poems (English, Chinese and Chinese Edition)

Old Snow: Poems (English, Chinese and Chinese Edition)

by Pei-Tao,,McDougall, Bonnie S.,Dao, Bei,Chen, Maiping

New Directions, 1991. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" A NICE ASSOCIATION COPY. From the library of Denise Levertov, with a note from Peggy Fox (President of New Directions) to Denise on the publisher's compliment slip: Dear Denise -- We thought you might enjoy seeing Dei Dao's neww book of poems. Cheers, (signed) Peggy, 12/4/91. 81pp. text in Chinese and English. A Fine copy.
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A$38.28
Prejudices: Third Series

Prejudices: Third Series

by MENCKEN, H.L

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Dark blue cloth with blind stamped decoration on front board, faded gilt-stamped spine title, red and black letters on title page. Gutter before title cracked, short tear on spine ends, corners bumped, else very good, lacking the dustwrapper. Huntington Cairn's copy with his decorative bookplate laid on the front pastedown and his pen and pencil marginalia. Huntington Cairn was Secretary of The National Gallery of Art and the editor... Read more about this item
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A$306.22
The Visitor.  In Two Volumes.  With Bookplate of Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804) in Each Volume

The Visitor. In Two Volumes. With Bookplate of Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804) in Each Volume

by By Several Hands. Published By William Dodd

London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1764. First edition, 1764. Very worn copy of this two-volume work important mainly for having the engraved bookplate of American patriot Jeremiah Wadworth at the front of each volume. Wadsworth was a merchant and sea captain who represented Connecticut in the Continental Congess, and later, the US House of Representatives. The bookplate appears in Allen's American Bookplates as the first full page illustration. Full sheep, 310 + 307, [5] pages. Covers somewhat... Read more about this item
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A$693.57
The Lambent Flame.

The Lambent Flame.

by Keating, John D (signed)

Melbourne University Press 1974. First edition. Black cloth, illustrations, bibliography, 123pp. A good copy in like jacket. Author inscribed half title page. An association copy. Australian Tax on Low Value Imported Goods (LVIG) exempt.
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A$99.52
Poets&#39; and Songwriters&#39; Guide - The Complete Book of Scansion for Writers of Poetry, Verse, Song Lyrics, and Prose

Poets' and Songwriters' Guide - The Complete Book of Scansion for Writers of Poetry, Verse, Song Lyrics, and Prose

by Wood, Clement

New York: Valiant House, 1948. First edition, 1948. Interesting association copy, inscribed to poet Marius John with best wishes from lyricist and musician George [Geo.] Murray Brown, along with note including addresses for both. Ten cloth printed in gilt, no dustjacket. Very good condition with some light rubbing to extremities, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no other names or markings.. Association Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A$226.59
The High Sierra of California (association copy)

The High Sierra of California (association copy)

by Snyder, Gary; Tom Killion (signed)

Berkeley: Heyday Books, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Inscribed on the title by Snyder: "For Stephen Ronan." Signed by both Snyder and Killion.  The first trade edition of a book that Killion printed under his Quail Press in a  limited edition of 90 copies. His full-color woodcut prints with Snyder's poems and Sierra journal entires, as well excerpts from John Muir's journals. A stunning production. Snyder and Killion went on to produce two follow up books in this vein about the... Read more about this item
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A$382.78
Seven Came Through (SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY)

Seven Came Through (SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY)

by (Aviation) RICKENBACKER, Capt. Edward

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 5 3/4 X 8 Inches. 118 PP. Signed, "To my good friend & associate / "Hugh Knowlton" / With my very best wish(es) / Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker 1943" directly on the FFEP.<br /> <br /> Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $1.50 intact on front flap. Signed by Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker to his friend and the man largely... Read more about this item
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A$2,105.26
The Odyssey of Homer: Done into English Verse

The Odyssey of Homer: Done into English Verse

by Morris, William; Homer

London: Reeves & Turner, 1887. First Edition. Very Good. Signed first edition of this translation, "ordinary" issue with price on spine label. Complete in two volumes. LeMire A-40.01. vii, [1], 230, [2, ads]; vii, [1], [231]-450 pp. Original paper-covered boards with spine labels printed in black. Very Good with thorough darkening to both volumes' spines, some light scratching and rubbing there as well; light stain to front board of Vol. II; corners a little bumped; contents bright and free of marks.... Read more about this item
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A$6,889.95
Dictionarium Historicum, Geographicum, Poeticum

Dictionarium Historicum, Geographicum, Poeticum

by JEFFERSON Thomas ESTIENNE Charles STEPHANO Carolo

1671. First Edition . (JEFFERSON, Thomas) STEPHANO, Carolo (ESTIENNE, Charles). Dictionarium Historicum, Geographicum, Poeticum. Oxford: Gul. Wells &amp; Rob. Scott, 1671. Small folio (8 by 12 inches), contemporary full dark brown calf rebacked with original gilt-decorated spine panels neatly laid down, raised bands. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. $80,000.A superb Presidential association copy—Thomas Jefferson's personal copy with his characteristic ownership markings of an... Read more about this item
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A$122,488.00
Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos

Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos

by Lewin, Roger; [Stephen Jay Gould]

New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. First Edition. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. Inscribed by Roger Lewin to evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, "Steve, many thanks for your help - and for your kind comments. [signed] Roger November 1992." From the library of Gould. xii, 208, [1] pp. Original cloth and paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver. Crease to front board upper corner, else Fine in Fine unclipped dust jacket. A nice association between two prolific science writers.
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A$459.33
Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth

by Gibson, Morgan

Twayne, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Association copy: Kenneth Rexroth's own copy, inscribed to him and his wife by the author on the half-title page: "For Kenneth + Carol, from Morgan + Ada, Nature through you to us + back again, Santa Barbara, February 1973." Although a major champion of the Beats in San Francisco, Rexroth grew disenchanted with the scene and moved to Santa Barbara in 1968 where, a few years later, he married his longtime assistant, Carol Tinker. Scattered... Read more about this item
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A$5,358.85
The seed of wisdom : the meaning of reality

The seed of wisdom : the meaning of reality

by Hopkins, John

Salisbury : Compton Press Ltd, 1972. First Edition. Hardback. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Previous owner's signature and inscription to ffep and half-title. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Association copy. Provenance: From the library of Victor Godard (1897-1987) with his signature and an inscription: ""Given to me by Cynthia Franklin who typed my book, Flight Towards... Read more about this item
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A$27.47