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Recent Arrivals from Yellow House Books

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McElligot's Pool

by Dr. Seuss

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$500.00

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Early edition of McElligot's Pool, published by The Junior Literary Guild and Random House, Inc. Copyright 1947, no other printing noted. This book's front cover depicts an open-mouthed fish, as does the first printing, Blue boards with red lettering and drawing. Boards show some light soil, corners bumped, some wear mostly to edges and spine. Spine fully intact, has a one inch… Read more
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$500.00
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Blacker Than September

by Eli Teicher

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$30.00

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Octavo in wraps, 152 pp. Published in Hebrew as Koortov Shel Mavet, translated into English by Louis Williams. This novel takes place in September of 1973, but no date is given on copyright page. A glance at the volume shows it to be strangely prophetic of 9/11, not only because of the title, but also because… Read more
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$30.00
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These Are The People

by Alice Marriott

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Published
1949
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$20.00

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Decorative wraps, with paper cover. Signed copy. Offsetting to cover with small holes to bottom right corner and to bottom of spine. Spine scuffed. Interior fine. Includes ten photographs.
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$20.00
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The Indian Costume Book

by Julia M. Seton

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Published
1938
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$400.00

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Very good-. Limited edition, no. 90/100 with hand colored illustrations and signed by author, Julia M. Seton, and illustrator, Ernest Thompson Seton, on limitation page. Original wooden boards rebacked with leather spine and sky blue end papers. Wooden boards show some scuffs, scratches, wear, light stain and thin cracks to rear board. Leather spine with… Read more
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$400.00
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The Trumpet-Major

by Thomas Hardy

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Published
1880
Condition
Good
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$80.00

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First American. "Leisure Hour Series." Dark yellow cloth with black spider web and leaves designs, gilt lettering to spine. Some rubbing, scuffing, light scratches to boards and spine ends fraying; very light moisture stains to rear board. Previous owner name and location to fixed front end paper, over advertisements.
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$80.00
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Women in France during the Eighteenth Century

by Julia Kavanagh

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Published
1893
Condition
Good
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$135.00

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Good+, two volumes, complete. Limited edition, 'large paper edition', no 71/100, on handmade paper. One quarter leather with green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorations. Leather spine show scuffs and wear, some wear to green cloth, mostly at corners. Brief description of book pasted on front fixed end paper. Crease along the edge of the… Read more
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The Songs of Robert Burns by James C. Dick and Notes on Scottish Songs by Burns

by Robert Burns; James C. Dick; Henry George Farmer (foreword)

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Good
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$90.00

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A little bubbling to cloth on cover, small stain and some wear. Front free endpaper pasted down. Page edges have some staining at top right corner, not affecting page interiors. Bubbling to pages. A facsimile of the 1903 book The Songs of Robert Burns: Now First Printed with the Melodies for Which They Were Written, A Study in Tone-Poetry with… Read more
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$90.00
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Sammlung kleiner Schriften zur Neurosenlehre Zweite Folge

by Sigmund Freud

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Published
1909
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Fair/Poor
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$30.00

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Wrappers darkened, worn, and chipped, including large triangular chip at lower right corner on front (about 3x2 inches). Lightly bumped at bottom near spine, slightly affecting pages. Text in German. 206 pages, uncut.
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Volume I has the SEAL and SIGNATURE of Hutchinson. Rebound in half leather (Sennett, NY). Marbled boards and endpapers, with gilt lettering on spine, five raised bands. Top edge gilt (dulled). Volume II chipped at top of spine, with amateur repair. Three top corners worn through to boards. Staining visible on bottom of side edge of both… Read more
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$2,225.00
image of Miscellaneous Reflections, Occasioned by the Comet Which appeared In December 1680. Chiefly tending to explode Popular Superstitions. Written to a Doctor of the Sorbone Translated from the French. To which is added, The Author's Life. Volume II

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Front board detached, misc. flaws including rubbing and scuffing to spine and covers with some loss. Opens to title page. Shows only light foxing.  Worm hole at end of book, at top of pages, slightly affecting pages 207 - 224.  Has the bookplate of George Scott Esqr. of Woolston Hall in the County of Essex.  Solid binding. Volume two only.
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$380.00
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AN ACCOUNT OF THE YACHT CLEOPATRA'S BARGE BUILT AT SALEM IN 1816

by Benj. W. Crowninshield

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
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$88.00

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Bound copy (may have been a paper copy, the first title page is pale blue, followed by a tissue-guarded frontispiece, then a title page, identical to the blue page). Handwritten at the top of the blue page: Compliments of B.W. Crowninshield. This would have to have been Benj. Jr. as the senior Benj. was deceased when this volume was published.… Read more
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Privately printed; Morrisania, NY, 1865. Limited edition, one of 250 copies signed by Dawson, this being copy #225. Quarto, 51 pages printed on heavy paper, bound in covered boards with leather spine with "Diary of David How" and "Dawson" on the spine. Printed from the original manuscript of David How, who enlisted in the Army of the… Read more
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$250.00
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The Island of Birds

by Fitzroy, Olivia

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$125.00

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Jonathan Cape, London, 1960. Second printing (first published 1954). A very attractive copy in dust jacket. Octavo, 253 pages bound in woven green cloth with burgandy lettering on spine and bird image on cover. Illustrated from drawings by Raymond Sheppard. VG+/VG+: Pages are slightly yellowed, light spotting to side and bottom page edges, but interior… Read more
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$125.00
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A Flower Book: Dumpy Books for Children No. 7

by Coybee, Eden (Nellie Benson, illustrator)

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$100.00

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Grant Richards, London, 1903. Second edition of this scarce title in the Dumpy Books For Children. 16mo bound in buff cloth with burgundy vertical lines; 24 enchanting color plates; text and plates appear on one side of page only. Text inspired by "Flowers and Flower Lore" by Hilderic Friend. Very nice condition with light signs… Read more
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$100.00
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Barney's Adventure

by Austin, Margot

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$40.00

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Dutton, NY, 1941. First edition of a relatively scarce Margot Austin title. This is a review copy, with the notice attached to the front free endpaper by a paper clip (indentations from the paper clip are visible on the fixed endpaper and on the title page). Square octavo, VG-, no dust jacket--edges are rough, corners are bumped,… Read more
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$40.00
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Das Buch Esther

by Bennett, David (illustrator)

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$65.00

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Boer, Munich, 1990. Slim quarto, 60 pp. The Book of Esther told in German. Illustrations in color by David Bennett. Laid in is a handwritten one-page letter from Bennett dated June 14, 2003, referring to work he has done since 1990. Also laid in are a current (June-Sept. 2003) catalogue of the artist's work at… Read more
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$65.00
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Grob, Fein & Gottlich

by Hannsmann, Margarete, and Grieshaber, HAP

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$300.00

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Claassen, Hamburg, 1970. Folio, cream-colored cloth with red & grey design on cover. A signed limited edition featuring text by Margarete Hannsmann and 40 original colored woodcuts by HAP Grieshaber. VG with mild soil to boards, slight rubbing to bottom corners and two tiny indentations on front cover near spine.
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The Betrayal of the Body

by Lowen, Alexander

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$65.00

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Macmillan, NY, 1967. First printing, quarto, 307 pp. VG in a VG dust jacket (a few tiny checkmarks in book; price clipped on dj). This copy is INSCRIBED on the front endpaper: "To Walter, in appreciation of his help and support." The author's previous books include "Love and Orgasm"; this title continues his thesis that… Read more
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Benches

by Lynch, Kenneth

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$45.00

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Canterbury Publishing Co., Canterbury CT, 1971. First edition, folio bound in green illustrated wraps. Ostensibly a catalogue for Kenneth Lynch & Sons of Wilton, CT, the volume features hundreds of photographs and designs for park, garden and waiting benches. Many imaginative approaches, and some colorful writing by Lynch, who apparently views the manufacture of benches as an… Read more
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Carmen Ballet Antonio Gades

by Saura, Salvador & Torrente Ramon (artistic direction)

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$100.00

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Edicions de l'eixample, Barcelona, 1985. Photographic record of Carmen ballet presented in Spain by Antonio Gades. Leave it to the Spanish to come up with a production of Carmen that brings sex to the fore of the Bizet's tragic opera; the full-page color photographs by Ferran Freixa capture this dark sensuality, as well as the joyful involvement shown… Read more
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