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A Brief Vignette from Tar Baby

by MORRISON, TONI

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Near fine.
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$750.00

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[Minneapolis]: The Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger Editions, 1981. Near fine.. Broadside. Approx. 14 x 10.5 in, bottom edge deckled. Limited edition, numbered 40 of 90 copies and signed by Toni Morrison. Scarce.
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$750.00
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Sure on This Shining Night

by [AGEE, JAMES]; SAMUEL BARBER

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1941
Condition
Near fine in original printed wrappers. The score is signed: "Samuel Barber / March '78."
Edition
Early printing
Item Price
$1,000.00

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1941. Early printing. Paperback. Near fine in original printed wrappers. The score is signed: "Samuel Barber / March '78.". Quarto. 9 x 12" single sheet laid into a printed folio, entitled Samuel Barber Four Songs for Voice and Piano, as issued. The text of the song is taken from a lyric by Agee that… Read more
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God's Barn

by PARKES, DOW

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1943
Condition
Fine in original cloth.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$35.00

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(Los Angeles, CA): The Ward Richie Press, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth.. Small duodecimo. 5.25 x 7 in. [vi], 34 + [4] pp. One of 100 copies, signed by Dow Parkes on colophon page. Bookman Lawrence Clark Powell' copy, with his bookplate and inscription to front pastedown.
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Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy [Print]

by MOSER, BARRY

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2000
Condition
Fine.
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$50.00

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[Atlanta]: [Old New York Bookshop Press], 2000. Fine.. Single, unbound print of Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy by Barry Moser. One of seventy-five copies, signed by artist Barry Moser.
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Promises; Poems, 1954-1956

by WARREN, ROBERT PENN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1957
Condition
A lovely 1957 Christmas ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original dark blue cloth, some fadi
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A lovely 1957 Christmas ownership inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in original dark blue cloth, some fading to spine. Lacking dust jacket.. Octavo. 7 x 9 in. 84 + [2] pp. Pulitzer Prize winner, National Book Award winner. Inscribed by Robert Penn Warren on title… Read more
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$150.00
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Der Rabbi von Bacherach [The Rabbi of Bacharach]

by HEINE, HEINRICH

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Published
1923
Condition
Near fine in black half-morocco over toned pictorial boards. Very attractive bookplate to front pastedown.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$800.00

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Berlin: Propylaen-Verlag, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in black half-morocco over toned pictorial boards. Very attractive bookplate to front pastedown.. Max Liebermann. Thin folio. 11 x 13.75 in. 57 + [5] pp. Illustrated with several original lithographs by Max Lieberman. Text in German.
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$800.00
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Back Before Day [Signed]

by PRICE, REYNOLDS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Fine in original green cloth-backed marbled boards lettered in copper on the spine.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$35.00

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(Rocky Mount, NC): North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original green cloth-backed marbled boards lettered in copper on the spine.. Small thin octavo. 45 pp. One of 100 copies (out of a total of 500), designed by Jonathan Greene. This copy is unnumbered. Signed by Price on colophon page.
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The Historian [Signed, Limited]

by KOSTOVA, ELIZABETH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2005
Condition
As new in slipcase, as issued.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$400.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. As new in slipcase, as issued.. Octavo. x; 642 pp. Limited edition, one of 150 numbered, signed and specially-bound copies housed in a slipcase covered in a reproduction of a sixteenth-century map of the Balkans by Sebastian Munster. The first twenty-five copies are reserved for the author,… Read more
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$400.00
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Signed Photograph

by KESEY, KEN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Condition
Fine glossy photo.
Item Price
$200.00

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Fine glossy photo.. 8 x 10 in. Black-and-white, signed in black marker by Kesey.
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$200.00
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Signed Photograph

by GINSBERG, ALLEN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Condition
Fine glossy photo.
Item Price
$200.00

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Fine glossy photo.. 8 x 10 in. Black-and-white, signed in black marker by Ginsberg.
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$200.00
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Signed Photograph

by DILLARD, ANNIE

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Condition
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$35.00

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.. 8 x 10 inches. Black-and-white photograph, signed in black marker by Dillard. Fine.
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Die Schlafwandler [Three Volume Set]

by BROCH, HERMANN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1931
Condition
Near fine in original black cloth with light pencil marks and notes to each front free endpaper. Binding is a slightly tender in
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$1,000.00

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Munich / Zurich: Rhein-Verlag, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original black cloth with light pencil marks and notes to each front free endpaper. Binding is a slightly tender in third volume with one minor crack along early endpaper and along exterior of spine.. Duodecimo. 5 x 7.25 in. 275; 325; 545 pp. Text in… Read more
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The Conroy Saga

by BERENDT, JOHN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Foot of spine a trifle bumped, otherwise fine in original light greenish gray printed, stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Separate Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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[Charleston]: Chapter Two, 1995. First Separate Edition. Paperback. Foot of spine a trifle bumped, otherwise fine in original light greenish gray printed, stapled wrappers.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. Unpaginated. Limited issue, numbered 270 of 300 copies and signed by Berendt and Conroy on title page. First published in Vanity Fair.
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$75.00
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Provisions: Lost Prose

by MATTHEWS, WILLIAM

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2003
Condition
Fine in original dark purplish cloth with large pictorial onlay affixed to upper cover.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$200.00

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Winona, Minnesota: Sutton Hoo Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original dark purplish cloth with large pictorial onlay affixed to upper cover.. Octavo. 6 x 8.75 in. 79 pp. Edited with an introduction by Sebastian Matthews. Illustrated with original artwork by Cris Cristofaro. Limited issue, one of 200 copies. Handset in Bembo and printed by… Read more
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$200.00
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In the Fall [Signed, Limited]

by LENT, JEFFREY

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2000
Condition
As new in full blindstamped cloth with a printed paper spine label and housed in a full cloth slipcase with a full color reprodu
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780871137654
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. As new in full blindstamped cloth with a printed paper spine label and housed in a full cloth slipcase with a full color reproduction of a painting by Will Henry Stevens affixed to the front panel.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.75 in. 542 pp. One of 200 (from… Read more
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Nightwoods - Signed, Limited Edition

by FRAZIER, CHARLES

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2011
Condition
One of one hundred copies bound up from sheets of the the first Random House printing in full grey/green cloth with the author's
Edition
First edition, first printing, limited issue
Item Price
$75.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2011. First edition, first printing, limited issue. Hardcover. One of one hundred copies bound up from sheets of the the first Random House printing in full grey/green cloth with the author's initials stamped in blind on the upper cover and lettered in black on the spine with halftone atmospheric photographic endpapers by Susan Rhew.… Read more
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The Swan Thieves

by KOSTOVA, ELIZABETH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2010
Condition
Bound in garnet cloth, lettered in silver with a Monet pictorial onlay and endpapers and housed in a slipcase covered in a repro
Edition
First Limited Edition
ISBN
9780316065788
Item Price
$75.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2010. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bound in garnet cloth, lettered in silver with a Monet pictorial onlay and endpapers and housed in a slipcase covered in a reproduction of a Jamie Blankenship photograph of a swan and a Ralph Gibson photograph of a female torso.. Octavo. 6 x 9.5 in. 564 pages. Signed… Read more
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$75.00
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The Dick Gibson Show

by ELKIN, STANLEY

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Near fine in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. 335 pp. Wonderfully inscribed to the poet and Jargon Society publisher Jonathan Williams by Elkin: "For Jonathan, who takes your picture - and dances on your grave - Stanley"
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$250.00
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I Don't Need You Any More: Stories [Proof Copy]

by MILLER, ARTHUR

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1967
Condition
Very good in original spiral-bound printed wrappers.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1967. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Very good in original spiral-bound printed wrappers.. Tall narrow octavo. 168 pages. Unrevised proofs of 'I Don't Need You Any More', stories by Arthur Miller, including 'The Misfits'. Very scarce proof copy.
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$150.00
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Dante Today

by FOWLIE, WALLACE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Very fine in printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$40.00

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(Asheville): French Broad Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very fine in printed wrappers.. Thin octavo. viii + [ii], 12 + [1] pp. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Fowlie and Jay Bonner, who wrote the introduction. Quite scarce.
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