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The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald [Proof Copy]; A New Collection

by BRUCCOLI, MATTHEW J., Editor

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine in original yellow printed wrappers.
Edition
Proof Copy
ISBN
9780684191607
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$60.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989. Proof Copy. Paperback. Fine in original yellow printed wrappers.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.25 in. 432 pp. Edited and with a preface by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Scarce.
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Friedrich Nietzsche: Gesammelte Werke [23 Volume Set]

by NIETZSCHE, FRIEDRICH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
8211
Condition
Very good in publisher's full vellum, top edge gilt. Nice bookplate to front pastedowns.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$3,500.00

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München [Munich]: Musarion, 8211. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in publisher's full vellum, top edge gilt. Nice bookplate to front pastedowns.. Smaller quartos. 7.25 x 9.75 in. Limited issue, numbered 99 of 185 copies on handmade paper. The Collected Works of Friedrich Nietzsche in 23 volumes.
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image of Der Rabbi von Bacherach [The Rabbi of Bacharach]

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
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$1,000.00

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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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Back Before Day [Signed]

by PRICE, REYNOLDS

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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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Der Mann ohne Eigenshaften: Roman [2 Volumes]

by MUSIL, ROBERT

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Published
8211
Condition
Near fine in original light grey cloth, with a design stamped in brown and red, and near fine matching printed dust jackets. Wit
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$1,000.00

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Berlin: Ernst Rowohlt Verlag, 8211. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original light grey cloth, with a design stamped in brown and red, and near fine matching printed dust jackets. With ribbon markers.. Duodecimos. 5.25 x 7.625 in. 1074 + [2]; 605 + [4] pp. Text in German.
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$1,000.00
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Signed Photograph

by KESEY, KEN

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Fine glossy photo.
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$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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Condition
Fine glossy photo.
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$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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Varina [Signed, Limited]

by FRAZIER, CHARLES

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Published
2018
Condition
As new in full mauve Japanese cloth lettered in silver on the spine and stamped in blind on the upper cover. Housed in a pictori
Edition
First Edition, First Printing, Limited Issue
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$200.00

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Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2018. First Edition, First Printing, Limited Issue. Hardcover. As new in full mauve Japanese cloth lettered in silver on the spine and stamped in blind on the upper cover. Housed in a pictorial cloth and board slipcase.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 356 pp. Pictorial endpapers. One of 71 specially bound and numbered… Read more
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Thieves' Quarry

by JACKSON, D.B.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2013
Condition
Fine in original dark blue paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780765327628
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$35.00

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New York: Tor, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original dark blue paper-covered boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.5 in. 316 pp. Signed by Jackson on title page. Scarce signed.
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Signed Photograph

by DILLARD, ANNIE

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.
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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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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
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$1,750.00

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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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Alfred Bester's the Stars my Destinations: Volume One (all published)

by Chaykin, Howard; Byron Preiss

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Fine in original embossed silver cloth.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780894370533
Item Price
$75.00

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(New York): Baronet Publishing Company, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original embossed silver cloth.. Quarto. 8.75 x 11.25 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of artwork accompanying the adaptation of Bester's novel. Includes five laid in promotional black-and-white reproductions of artwork from the book. Limited edition of 3,000 copies, this being #1920. Signed by… Read more
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Cabeza de Vaca: His Relation of the Journey Florida to the Pacific 1528-1536, An Interlinear Version

by LONG, HANIEL; HENRY MILLER, Preface

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1988
Condition
Fine in original ochre boards quarter-bound in orange cloth with original spine label.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$50.00

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[Berkeley, CA]: Okeanos Press, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original ochre boards quarter-bound in orange cloth with original spine label.. Eric A. Johnson. Tall octavo. 15 x 27.5 cm. xvii; 18 pp. From a limited edition of 200 copies.
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image of Four Nobel Prize Autographs on Special Envelope for First Day Issue of 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare Stamp

Four Nobel Prize Autographs on Special Envelope for First Day Issue of 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare Stamp

by BECKETT, SAMUEL; MIGUEL ANGEL ASTURIAS, MIKHAIL SHOLOKOV, and PEARL S. BUCK

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$600.00

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6.5 x 3.75 in. pictorial envelope. Autographs strangely presented on fine first day of issue envelope for 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare stamp.
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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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Der Tod des Vergil

by BROCH, HERMANN

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Published
1945
Condition
Top right front corner bumped, two-toned cloth lightly soiled, still a very good copy in lovely, near fine pictorial dust jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$1,750.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Top right front corner bumped, two-toned cloth lightly soiled, still a very good copy in lovely, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a handsome blue cloth clamshell box with a gilt lettered black morocco spine label.. Large octavo. 6.25 x 9 in. 524 pp. Text in German.… Read more
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The Swan Thieves

by KOSTOVA, ELIZABETH

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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
$100.00

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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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Dante Today

by FOWLIE, WALLACE

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Published
1994
Condition
Very fine in printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$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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Black Mountain College Dossiers. No. 6: Michael Rumaker

by SMITH, LEVERETT

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Published
1999
Condition
Published as Black Mountain College Dossier Number Six. Fine in original pictorial wrappers lettered in black, red and white. Sp
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780964902060
Item Price
$30.00

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Asheville: Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Published as Black Mountain College Dossier Number Six. Fine in original pictorial wrappers lettered in black, red and white. Specially signed by Smith and Rumaker on the title page.. Thin quarto. 7 x 10 in. v, 98 pp. Illustrated with several reproductions of black… Read more
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Orpington via Pratt's Bottom: JW at 75; A Festschrift for 'Fess Williams

by WILLIAMS, JONATHAN

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Published
2004
Condition
One of 100 copies. Fine in pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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(New York): Brown Roux, 2004. First edition. Paperback. One of 100 copies. Fine in pictorial wrappers.. Thin octavo. 76 pp. With a few black & white illustrations and several tipped-in color plates. Contributors include: Glen Baxter, Robert Creeley, Guy Davenport, Jonathan Greene, Cid Corman, Wendell Berry and many others. No copies were offered for public sale. Specially initialled… Read more
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