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THE PRITCHETT CENTURY

THE PRITCHETT CENTURY

by V. S. Pritchett

New York: Modern Library. 1997. Modern Library Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0679602445 . Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Light bumping at spine crown and top of front panel. Very Light staining on text block. ; Modern Library; 8.1 X 5.6 X 1.6 inches; 704 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
Item Price
$34.95
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS And Other Writings

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS And Other Writings

by Jonathan Swift

New York: Modern Library / Random House. 1958. 1st Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Edge wear. Staining and soiling to front and rear panels. First Modern Library Edition stated. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$34.95
The National Geographic Magazine, Volume IV, 1892

The National Geographic Magazine, Volume IV, 1892

Washington, D. C.: National Geographic Society, 1964. Reprint . Cloth - Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 215 pages, plus inserts. Light foxing on upper edge of text block, and just a little on title page. Volume is otherwise tight and clean
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$125.00
Speaking of Accidents. Woodcuts by Gary Young

Speaking of Accidents. Woodcuts by Gary Young

by [SUTTON HOO PRESS]. Everwine, Peter

Winona: Sutton Hoo Press, 2003. First edition. Unpaginated. Full gray cloth with printed label on front board wrapped to spine. One of 200 numbered copies, signed by the author and illustrator. Extremely slight sunning to spine, else fine.
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$200.00
A TREATISE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MIDWIFERY Gryphon Editions

A TREATISE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MIDWIFERY Gryphon Editions

by Edmund Chapman

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Gryphon Editions. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. "Copy Number 935 of 3000 in the library of H. Frank "_ " M. D. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$154.95
The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

by Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press. Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket. William Sharp. Copyright of this edition is 1980. 635 pages. Full leather covers with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges of text are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and book mark.
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$20.00
The Anatomy of Dandyism, with Some Observations on Beau Brummell

The Anatomy of Dandyism, with Some Observations on Beau Brummell

by Barbey D'Aurevilly; Translated from the French by D. B. Wyndham Lewis

London: Peter Davies Ltd., 1928. #359 of 500 copies printed. In original black velvet cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, uncut edges, featuring eight dry-points by Hermine David, Fine, lacking the slipcase, in a clear mylar jacket, small bookseller's label bottom edge rear paste down. A dandy copy indeed ! . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.
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$150.00
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

by Hardy, Thomas

New York: Modern Library / Random House. 1950. Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good+ dust jacket. A few chips to jacket. Toning. Occasional underlining to text. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$34.95
Marguerite de Valois

Marguerite de Valois

by Alexandre Dumas

575 Pages.This volume of Dumas' classic literature's exterior is clad in green boards with very well-preserved gold printing on the spine and a very well-preserved gilt top edge of the closed book. The only exterior detriments are four lightly worn corners and light wearing marks at the top and bottom of the spine. The interior book has a former owner's bookplate inside the front cover, has foxing on the upper left top corner of the title page, and has a crease on the title page that shows up until the... Read more
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$20.25
The Soul of Japan

The Soul of Japan

by Elie Faure; Translated from the Original French Manuscript by Rose Freeman-Ishill

Berkeley Heights, NJ: The Oriole Press , 1930. SCARCE, #37 of 210 copies, 175 of which were for sale, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR Rose Freeman-Ishill on front end page - "To dear Mr. and Mrs. Bellin, with the affection of Rose Freeman Ishill April 26, 1931". Rose Freeman-Ishill, a frequent contributor to Oriole Press publications, was the wife of Joseph Ishill, the sole proprietor of the press. Near Fine in original quarter cloth over handmade paper covered boards, slight toning to the... Read more
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$750.00
Cyrano De Bergerac

Cyrano De Bergerac

by Rostand Edmond, Brian Hooker, translator

Modern Library # 154. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. Burgundy hardcovers / silver titles to the spine with a blind imprint to the front cover. A Near Fine book with light tanning to the page edges. The DJ is clipped and in Very Good condition with a small scrape to the front cover top corner. Introduction by Clayton Hamilton. Pictures available. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 300 pages .
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CA$19.25
So Big

So Big

by Wilkin Esther

Golden Press, 1976. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 200x170x5mm. WILKIN, ELOISE. 200x170x5mm+54g . . Golden Press. . 1976. . . . soft cover; simple tale of the little girls dolly being 'so big'. With illustrations by ELOISE WILKIN. This hard to find little; however front cover has a crease: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . .... Read more
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AU$28.40
A Grammar of Color: Arrangements of Strathmore Papers in a Variety of Printed Color Combinations according to the Munsell Color System

A Grammar of Color: Arrangements of Strathmore Papers in a Variety of Printed Color Combinations according to the Munsell Color System

by Munsell, A. H.; C. W. Dearden

Mittineague, MA: Strathmore Paper Company, 1921. Posthumous explication of Munsell's color theories and system, exquisitely printed, with diagrams by Cleland; the heart of the book is a series of 19 folding Color Sheets, "showing a selection of Strathmore cover papers with measured color areas arranged according to the Munsell System", with die-cut flaps allowing the isolation of a particular color combination; a supplemental set of colored paper sheets with die-cut windows allows the... Read more
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$375.00
Common Place Book Three

Common Place Book Three

by Sherwood and Katherine Grover

San Francisco: Grace Hoper Press, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Quarter beige cloth and decorated boards. Fine. 38 pages. 33 x 23 cm. Limited edition one of 75 copies. Title page printed in red and black, remainder of text printed in a variety of colors and type faces.
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$100.00
CAPRI Materials for a Description of the Island

CAPRI Materials for a Description of the Island

by Douglas, Norman

Florence, Italy: G. Orioli 6, Lungarno Corsini , 1930. "This edition on Binda hand-made paper is limited to the discriminating subscribers whose names figure in the following list. De luxe issue. Unlike the limited and signed issue of 525 copies, this edition, while printed from the same plates, includes a signed photograph of Douglas in the frontispiece position."--Woolf, A33b. xvi, 365, [1] pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), portrait (SIGNED by Douglas). Near... Read more
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$1,250.00
DOLL'S HOUSE / GHOSTS / AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE / THE MASTER BUILDER

DOLL'S HOUSE / GHOSTS / AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE / THE MASTER BUILDER

by Ibsen, Henrik

New York: Modern Library / Random House. N.D.. Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. Pen marks to jacket at front panel. A few chips and tears to jacket. No date. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$34.95
Songs & Poems; With Decorations By Robert Gibbings

Songs & Poems; With Decorations By Robert Gibbings

by Carey, Henry

Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1924. Boards. Parchment spine lettered in gilt, pale blue boards. Very good. Gibbings, Robert. 64 pages. 4to, 27 x 19 cm. Twenty wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Music drawn by Glayds Evans. The third book under Gibbings' direction of the Press; this one printed in red and black using Caslon Old Face. Limited edition, copy 198 of 350 on hand-made unbleached Arnold paper. Mostly unopened, spine darkened, interior very clean and crisp. CHANTICLEER 20.
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$195.00
MATERNAL MORTALITY IN PHILADELPHIA 1931-1933 Gryphon Editions

MATERNAL MORTALITY IN PHILADELPHIA 1931-1933 Gryphon Editions

by Philip F. Williams

Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Gryphon Editions. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. "Copy Number 935 of 3000 in the library of H. Frank "_ " M. D. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$104.95
The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy

by Le Carre, John

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1977. Leather bound. Fine but for fading to edges of moire end papers, common in these editions.. Pumpkin leather/boards with gilt decoration all around. Gilt lettering and 3 raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Cinnamon moire end papers with matching satin place-holder ribbon. No dust jacket, as issued. 546 pp. with color illustrations by Ben F. Wohlberg. Includes a special message to the subscribers of The First Edition Society and a foreword,... Read more
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$60.00
The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXIV, Number Ten [10], October, 1913

The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXIV, Number Ten [10], October, 1913

Washington, D. C.: National Geographic, 1913. First Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Covers are lightly soiled with a few small pencil marks. Spine ends show a little wear. Issue remains tight and contents are clean.
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$15.00
Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

by Wyckoff, Marjorie

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. Book. Illus. by Malvern, Corinne. NF. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A NF copy. Little Golden Book #26 with a .25 cover price. Eighth printing with "H" present on the last page..
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$6.98
Marya:  A Life

Marya: A Life

by Oates, Joyce Carol

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1986. First Edition . Full Leather. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 310 pages. From the Franklin Library's Signed First Edition series. Brown leather, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. All edges gilded. Silk moire book mark. Marbled end leaves. Signed in name only on the first blank page. Slight scuffs to gilded edges of text block. Otherwise Fine.
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$20.00
ABRAHAM LINCOLN Modern Library G 64

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Modern Library G 64

by Benjamin P. Thomas

New York: Random House / Modern Library. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394607643 . Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. First Modern Library Edition stated. ; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$39.95
The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXIV, Number Twelve [12], December, 1913

The National Geographic Magazine, Volume XXIV, Number Twelve [12], December, 1913

Washington, D. C.: National Geographic, 1913. First Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Covers are a little soiled and there are some chips and tears on spine. Upper, outside corner of bottom cover shows creases, and the last two leaves show creases and small wear at corner.
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$20.00
A Prince Of Court Painters An Imaginary Portrait

A Prince Of Court Painters An Imaginary Portrait

by Pater, Walter

Portland: Thomas Mosher, 1898. Second edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. decorated stiff wrappers. Fine. 64 pages. 13.5 x 9 cm. Limited edition one of 425 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Very bright copy.
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$40.00