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Chemical and Pharmaceutical Directory of All the Chemicals and Preparations (Compound Drugs,) Now in General Use in the Drug Trade

by RUDOLPHY, JOHN

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Published
1877
Condition
Good nice tight copy in original cloth.
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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Chicago: John Rudolphy, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Good nice tight copy in original cloth.. Quarto. 7.5 x 10.5 in. 407 pp. Uncommon.
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An Illustrated History of Yadkin County, 1850-1980

by RUTLEDGE, WILLIAM E.

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine in original black boards.
Edition
Second Edition
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$50.00

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(Yadkinville, NC): William E. Rutledge, 1981. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original black boards.. Quarto. 8 x 10.75 in. 184 pp. 'Second Printing, Revised and Updated.' Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs. Scarce.
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Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 2000. Paperback. Fine.. 46 Vols. in 45. A large set. May require additional postage.
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$450.00
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Abraham Lincoln: The War Years [Four-Volume Set, Inscribed to Jack Kapp]

by SANDBURG, CARL

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Published
1939
Condition
Near fine in original blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine.
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$500.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1939. First Trade Edition. Near fine in original blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine.. Octavo. 7 x 9.5 in. xxxi, 660; xii, 655; xiii, 673; xii, 515 pp. With black & white illustrations throughtout; each volume with photographic frontis. Inscribed at half-title to legendary record producer Jack Kapp: "Jack Kapp /… Read more
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$500.00
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Julie of the Wolves

by GEORGE, JEAN CRAIGHEAD

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Published
1972
Condition
About fine in original pictorial boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with original $4.95 price intact on upper-front fla
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$300.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. About fine in original pictorial boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket, with original $4.95 price intact on upper-front flap and with the library price clipped from the lower front flap, as issued.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. [xiv], 170 pp. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of black… Read more
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$300.00
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Mother Goose: A Collection of Classic Nursery Rhymes

by HAGUE, MICHAEL

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine in gilt-decorated maroon "genuine leather " all edges gilt with ribbon marker.
Edition
First Thus
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$200.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1984. First Thus. Fine in gilt-decorated maroon "genuine leather " all edges gilt with ribbon marker.. Thin quarto. 8.25 x 10.25 in. viii + [ii], 61 + [1] pp. Fully illustrated with color artwork by Michael Hague. Signed by Michael Hague with original ink drawing of Mother Goose opposite title page.
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Photograph of Thomas Mann, Inscribed to Robert W. Smith

by MANN, THOMAS

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Published
No Date
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Fine.
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$500.00

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No place, No Date. Fine.. Mounted photograph. 5.75 x 7.75 in. total. Inscribed on the mount by Thomas Mann to Robert W. Smith-essayist, author, book collector, and martial arts master.
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Adventure on Red River; Report on the Exploration of the Headwaters of the Red River by Captain Randolph B. Marcy and Captain G.B. McClellan

by FOREMAN, GRANT, Editor

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1937
Condition
Near fine in original green cloth, with printed paper spine label, and very good pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First University of Oklahoma Press edition
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$250.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1937. First University of Oklahoma Press edition. Near fine in original green cloth, with printed paper spine label, and very good pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8 in. 199 + [1] pp. Complimentary copy, with publisher's printed slip laid in. Cf. Howes M-276. Inscribed by Grant Foreman on front free endpaper… Read more
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$250.00
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Sudek

by SUDEK, JOSEF and JAN REZAC, Text by

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Published
1964
Condition
Near fine in original white cloth, blocked with a design in black, and very good pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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[Prague]: (Artia), 1964. First Edition. Near fine in original white cloth, blocked with a design in black, and very good pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 9.5 x 11 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs. Inscribed by Josef Sudek on half-title in year of publication. Scarce signed.
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$1,500.00
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CliffsNotes O'Brien's The Things They Carried by Jill Colella

by (O'BRIEN, TIM)

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Published
2001
Condition
Near fine in original glossy wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$100.00

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Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original glossy wrappers.. Thin octavo. 5.25 x 8.25 in. 118 + [2] pp. Signed by Tim O'Brien on title page. Very scarce signed.
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$100.00
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My Own Mag: Issue 13. The Dutch Schultz Special

by BURROUGHS, WILLIAM Contributor and JEFF NUTTALL, Editor

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Published
1965
Condition
Near fine in original stapled, mimeographed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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$800.00

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Barnet, 1965. First Edition. Near fine in original stapled, mimeographed wrappers.. Thin quarto. 9 x 11.5 in. [v], 7 pp. Containing the complete 'Dead Star' MS by William Burroughs. Numbered 83. Signed in red at bottom of last page by W.S. Burroughs. Maynard & Miles C-122.
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$800.00
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The Little Bulbs: A Tale of Two Gardens

by LAWRENCE, ELIZABETH

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Published
1957
Condition
Very good in original green cloth and good worn dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York: Criterion Books, 1957. First Edition. Very good in original green cloth and good worn dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. viii, 248 pp. Designed, with black & white illustrations, by Jerome Kuhl. Inscribed by Elizabeth Lawrence in year of publication on front free endpaper: "4/15/57 / For Linda, / whose own / bulbs have /… Read more
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$750.00
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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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Proust Portfolio; The France of Marcel Proust in Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte

by LAMOTTE, BERNARD

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Published
1949
Condition
Some wear to head and foot of spine, scuffing to label. All etchings in fine state.
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$1,500.00

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[New York, 1949. Hardcover. Some wear to head and foot of spine, scuffing to label. All etchings in fine state.. Twenty-five copper plate etchings, each signed and numbered by Bernard Lamotte. All laid into original cloth clamshell case, with a large gilt-lettered morocco title label. Limited edition, numbered 4 of 100 sets. Scarce.
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A Portfolio of Previously Unpublished Poems By Six Gnomon Authors: Wendell Berry, Jonathan Greene, Michael McFee, Robert Morgan, James Still, Jonathan Williams

by [GNOMON PRESS]

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Published
2006
Condition
A fine copy of a lovely production published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Jonathan's Greene's influential Gnomon Press
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First Edition, First Printing
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$600.00

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[Lexington]: (King Library Press), 2006. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy of a lovely production published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Jonathan's Greene's influential Gnomon Press.. One of 75 copies. An 11.5 x 17.5 inch portfolio containing six broadside poems signed by each poet, excepting James Still who was deceased. Each broadside is hand printed at… Read more
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$600.00
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Sure on This Shining Night

by [AGEE, JAMES]; SAMUEL BARBER

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Published
1941
Condition
Near fine in original printed wrappers. The score is signed: "Samuel Barber / March '78."
Edition
Early printing
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$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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$1,000.00
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D-Day Prayer; By Franklin D. Roosevelt from the White House, June 6, 1944, Here printed for his friends at Christmastide 1944

by ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1944
Condition
Fine in original vellum-backed marbled boards with gilt-lettered morocco spine label in original blue slipcase.
Edition
First Edition
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$12,500.00

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(Washington DC): (U.S. Government Printing Office), 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original vellum-backed marbled boards with gilt-lettered morocco spine label in original blue slipcase.. Small quarto. 7.25 x 10.25 in. [10] pp. Printed beautifully with large calligraphic typeface, title printed in red, capitals in red and blue, pages ruled in red. Limited edition, numbered 61 of 100… Read more
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$12,500.00
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The Processes Involved in the Repeated Guessing of Alternatives - Signed

by SKINNER, B.F.

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Published
1942
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Very good.
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$1,000.00

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Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1942. Paperback. Very good.. Thin octavo. Staple-bound. On offprint reprinted from the Journal of Experimental Psychology, Vol. 30, No. 6, June, 1942. An early work by Skinner preceeding his famous Walden Two by six years. Signed: "With the compliments of B.F. Skinner" on the outer wrapper. Rare.
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$1,000.00
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Ex Libris; Photographs and constructs

by GIBSON, RALPH

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2001
Condition
Fine in full black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket. Presented in publisher's near fine black cloth slipcase.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$1,000.00

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New York: powerHouse Books, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in full black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket. Presented in publisher's near fine black cloth slipcase.. Quarto. 9 x 11.25 in. 142 + [2] pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs. Limited edition, numbered 44 of 100 copies and signed by Ralph Gibson… Read more
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$1,000.00
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John Adams

by MCCULLOUGH, DAVID

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2001
Condition
Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$250.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. 751 pp. Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Signed by McCullough on title page.
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