Bindings & Editions

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Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

Nevermore: The Edgar Allan Poe Collection of Susan Jaffe Tane

Nevermore: The Edgar Allan Poe Collection of Susan Jaffe Tane

by TANE, Susan Jaffe

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Library, 2006. Softcover. Fine. First edition. 120pp. Illustrated with color plates. Quarto wrappers. Fine. Warmly Inscribed by the author to fellow poet and an Edgar Allan Poe master himself Daniel Hoffman. Laid in is a four page citation. A nice association copy.
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$150.00
All the Poems of Murial Spark

All the Poems of Murial Spark

by Spark, Muriel

New York: New Directions, 2004. Now better known for her novels, Spark won earlier acclaim for her poetry, here collected in its entirety; 73 poems, long, short, & translated from the Latin. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title: "For Gertrude find love Muriel". First American edition, "A New Directions Paperbook Original". Paperback, black & yellow cover. Light wear, minor rubbing. Text clean; xii, [2], 130 pages, index of first lines.. First American Edition. Paperback.... Read more
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$90.00
The Poems of William Shakespeare

The Poems of William Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1986. Leather bound. Fine. Clean, tight, unread copy.. Decorative leather; 2 raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Silk moire end papers with matching satin place-holder ribbon. All edges gilt. No dust jacket, as issued. 234 pp. with the illustrations of Kevin King. Limited Edition published for the subscribers to The Collector's Library of The World's Best-Loved Books.
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$100.00
Hunting Adventures - with Jimmy Robinson

Hunting Adventures - with Jimmy Robinson

by Robinson, Jimmy

Minneapolis: T.S. Denison 1958. (Small 4to) 264pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Signed with inscription by the author to Angus Shortt (a nice association copy). Color iIllustrated cover, frontispiece, photographs, color illustrations. Highlights of hunting experiences over a span of fifty years as related by the associate editor of Sports Afield magazine. From the library of Angus Shortt. Locale: Minnesota. (Hunting, Ducks, Hunters).
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$52.50
Proverbial Philosophy

Proverbial Philosophy

by Tupper, Martin F

London: T. Hatchard, 1857. Hardcover, very good condition. Fully leather bound with embossed decoration to the boards and spine. Fully gilt page block also with embossed decoration. Numerous bumps and scuffs to the boards and extremities and the spine edges are a little rubbed. Binding is solid with no hinge cracking. There is some foxing internally to some pages but the text remains bright and clear throughout. DP. Hardcover. Very Good. Used.
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£29.00
ElEments d'ArchEologie ChrEtienne, Tome I: Notions GEnErales

ElEments d'ArchEologie ChrEtienne, Tome I: Notions GEnErales

by Marucchi, Horace

Paris: DesclEe, Lefebvre & Cie, 1899. Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Text in French. Ex-library. First edition. Half-leather boards. Leather banded spine. Xxxvi, 399 pp. Illustrated. Boards are marked. Abrasions and minor tears on worn leading corners, edges and spine. Stickers on front board and front pastedown. Page block and pages are lightly tanned and marked. Stamp on second blank page. Light creases throughout pages. Binding is slightly exposed between one or two pages but remains... Read more
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£29.00
Ordinary Love & Good Will: Two Novellas  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ordinary Love & Good Will: Two Novellas - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Smiley, Jane

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0394577728 . First edition/first printing in about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Previous owner's name and date on the front free endpaper. SIGNED by author Jane Smiley directly on the title page; Two novellas about the complex and difficult choices that reshape the dynamics of two very different families. Ordinary Love delves into the long-lasting effects of a... Read more
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$19.00
Chinese Novels, Translated from the Originals; to which are added Proverbs and Moral Maxims

Chinese Novels, Translated from the Originals; to which are added Proverbs and Moral Maxims

by DAVIS, JOHN FRANCIS

Full calf gilt, ca. 1900, edges marbled. Upper joint slightly tender. A very handsome copy.
FIRST EDITION. This volume contains introductory "Observations on the Language and Literature of China" followed by "The Shadow in the Water," "The Twin Sisters," "The Three Dedicated Chambers," and a selection of Chinese proverbs.
In 1813, Davis was appointed writer at the East India Company's factory in Canton (now Guangzhou). His knowledge of the Chinese language, demonstrated with his translation of "The... Read more
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$900.00
Small paper drawer people (Large Print Edition)(Chinese Edition)

Small paper drawer people (Large Print Edition)(Chinese Edition)

by WANG YI MEI

China Braille Press, 2015-12-1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date: 2015-12-1 Pages: 0 Publisher: China Braille Press dot dress wearing colored small paper people. in the rain. flying waiting for her boy; girl understand language toad rice in mysterious toad town. took over a difficult task; hibernation was awakened dryad Kohane. Dryads became invisible. must find red berries and white sheep can... Read more
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$66.25
Duchess Hotspur

Duchess Hotspur

by Marshall, Rosamond

Canada: White Circle 313, 1947. Solid with a crease on the spine and some corner creases on the covers. A small pencil check mark on the front cover.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Good- Very Good.
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$6.00
Ancestors

Ancestors

by MAXWELL, William

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. Novel set in Ohio in 1818. Inscribed by Maxwell: "For Jeff Cooper from William Maxwell. I meant to devote six pages to my grandmother's religion and just look what happened!" A nice inscription in a beautiful copy.
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$350.00
Final Harvest : Emily Dickinson's Poems

Final Harvest : Emily Dickinson's Poems

by Dickinson, Emily and Thomas H. Johnson

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1984. Leather bound. Fine. Clean, tight, unread copy. Pristine but for light fading to edges of moire end papers, common in these editions.. Evergreen leather with gilt decoration all around. 3 raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. xviii, 301 pp. with bw no illustrations. AEG. Silk moire end papers with matching satin place-holder ribbon. No dust jacket, as issued. Selected and with an introduction by Thomas H. Johnson. From the series, The 100... Read more
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$100.00
Nine Horses: Poems  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Nine Horses: Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Collins, Billy

New York: Random House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0375503811 . First edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket with two tiny closed tears at tail. A very attractive copy; .
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$29.00
The idols and the prey

The idols and the prey

by Goodwin, John

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953. Hardcover. 341p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj with minor wear. Novel of the degeneration of three young people; a husband and wife and a young artist, set in Haiti. Young 1535.
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$35.00
THE GOLDEN WILDCAT

THE GOLDEN WILDCAT

by Margaret Widdemer

[MARGARET WIDDEMER]. THE GOLDEN WILDCAT. Popular Library / Popular Giant, New York, 1957. First Edition, Third printing. Popular #G152X with 35 cents price on cover. Condition: Near Fine / Very Good. Appears unread, mild creases, minor rubbing to cover, spine with light soiling to covers typical of pulp fiction books of this age, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. Margaret Widdemer was winner of the 1919 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Classic historical pulp fiction collectible. 253 pgs. 16mo.
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$10.95
Qin. benevolence of Humanism: Confucianism. Mexico. Road. Legalism. benevolence discourse a little(Chinese Edition)

Qin. benevolence of Humanism: Confucianism. Mexico. Road. Legalism. benevolence discourse a little(Chinese Edition)

by ZHANG YAN YING ZHU

China Social Sciences Publishing House. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Publisher : China Social Sciences Press. benevolence in the history of Chinese thought is a very important proposition. In the Qin Dynasty. the idea had been well developed and mature. and from existing pre-Qin classics and unearthed credible data. that philosophers have each person Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.
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$71.11
Dream Baby  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Dream Baby - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by McAllister, Bruce

New York: Tor. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0312931972 . An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Review copy with publisher's publication announcement laid in; xii, 434, [2] pages .
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$39.00
The fate of Felix Brand. Illustrated by Edwin John Prittie

The fate of Felix Brand. Illustrated by Edwin John Prittie

by Kelly, Florence Finch

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1913. Hardcover. 352p., first edition, color frontispiece, three plates in black & white, very good condition. Story of Brand, an architect with dual personalities at war. Kelly, a feminist and suffrage activist, worked as a journalist and long-time book reviewer for the New York Times.
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$20.00
Paul & Virginia

Paul & Virginia

by Bernardin Saint Pierre

London: Vernor and Hood, 1799. Translated from the French by Helen Maria Williams in 1795, Paris, amidst the horrors of Robespierre's tyranny. 168 pages with 6 plates engraved by Richter. Uniformly foxed throughout. Owners inscription to front end paper 1805. Upper hinge cracked but firmly holding.. Fourth Edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. Illus. by H Richter (engraver). 160x100mm.
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£110.00
Treasury Holiday: thirty-four fits for the opening of Fiscal Year 1968

Treasury Holiday: thirty-four fits for the opening of Fiscal Year 1968

by Harmon, William

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1970. Hardcover. [54p] very good first edition in gray cloth boards and lightly-edgeworn unclipped dj with Lamont Poetry Selection label on front cover. The North Carolina poet's first book.
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$15.00
The Guadalupe Saints

The Guadalupe Saints

by Pacheco, Michael M

no place: Self-published by the author at Paraguas Books, 2011. Paperback. 241p., very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. Latino lawyer's debut novel about the descendants of the peasant who first envisioned Our Lady of Guadelupe.
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$15.00
Oeuvres De J. De La Fontaine: Tome II

Oeuvres De J. De La Fontaine: Tome II

by Regnier, M. Henri

Paris: Librairie Hatchette, 1884. No dust jacket. Hardcover. Good condition. Vol. II only. Ex-Library. Text is in French. Library label on front pastedown. Leather-bound spine and leading corners. Worn and rubbed boards. Leather on spine is very cracked, worn and chipped. Leading corners are worn and split. Small blue ink mark on BEP. Slight foxing on pages. Binding is sound, and the text is clear. AF. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.
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£18.05
A pushcart at the curb

A pushcart at the curb

by Dos Passos, John

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. 216p., first edition, illustrated cover after Dos Passos painting, label on front cover and spine, edges of cover worn, spine label worn. Poetry.
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$35.00
Austrian Requiem [Signed Card Laid In]

Austrian Requiem [Signed Card Laid In]

by Kurt von Schuschnigg; Franz von Hildebrand [trans.]

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. Very Good/Very Good. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. First Edition. Name card signed by von Schuschnigg laid in. Octavo; xi, 322pp. Illustrated dust jacket over gray cloth boards with red lettering to spine. Jacket corner-clipped, with a number of short tears and adjacent creasing along top edge, a faint, superficial dampstain at top back, and some general surface scuffs and smudges. Boards are square with some nudging to spine ends. Binding is sound and pages... Read more
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$100.00
Snow. Translated by Maureen Freely.

Snow. Translated by Maureen Freely.

by PAMUK, Orhan

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Signed on the title page by Orhan Pamuk. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black paper spine, red paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy of this book. Pamuk was the 2006 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review for their 10 Best Books of 2004 List.
Item Price
$350.00