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An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy

by [Limited Editions Club] Dreiser, Theodore; Reginald Marsh, illustrator

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good+. Hardcover. Number 916 of 1500 copies. Unlike most Limited Editions Club books, this one was issued unsigned by the illustrator, as Reginald Marsh died before the book was released. Bound in light red cloth with author, title and illustrator on spine. Spine shows light sunning but otherwise in fine condition. Interior pages are also clean and crisp. The slipcase is faded in places and has some small water splatters on front. 556 pages.... Read more
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$85.00
Poems

Poems

by Shapiro, Karl Jay

Baltimore: Waverly Press, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. LIMITED EDITION #177 of 200 signed and numbered, and inscribed "To Dr. Norris" by Shapiro. Baltimore born Karl Shapiro (1913-200) was an important 20th century poet who achieved recognition early in his writing career. He won the Pulitzer Prize, was appointed the 5th Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1946, and was editor of Poetry magazine from 1948 to 1950. In burgundy cloth... Read more
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$250.00
Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

by Greene, Graham

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1980. Hardcover. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Hardcover. Deluxe Limited Edition. Number 429 of 500 copies. Signed by the Author. First American Edition. This is a short novel with a very complicated plot (described somewhere as savagely sarcastic). Near fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Slight fading to spine. Interior is pristine. In a near fine black cloth slipcase with minor edge wear. 156 pages. LIT/052411.
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$350.00
The Early Guest (a sort of story, a sort of play, a sort of dream) - Signed

The Early Guest (a sort of story, a sort of play, a sort of dream) - Signed

by Taylor, Peter

Winston-Salem: Palaemon Press Limited, 1982. Limited Edition. One of 140 numbered copies signed by the author, this is copy no.45. 8vo. 28pp. Sewn paper wrappers, near fine in decorated paper dust jacket, with red and black printed paper label on front, nearly fine with a couple of mild, vertical creases to top of front panel.. Signed by Author. First Edition. paperback.
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$65.00
Renunciations

Renunciations

by Wedmore, Frederick

London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. First edition. Limited edition, 1 of 375 copies. Original pink cloth. Minor dading to spine and edges of boards. 1 very small nick to cloth at foot of spine. Browning to endpages. Light browning to edges of untrimmed pages. Text is clean and bright. Remarkable, naturalistic short stories by a writer primarily known as an art critic. 100 pages. Literature. LIT/5153.
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$75.00
La Chartreuse de Parme. 2 volumes

La Chartreuse de Parme. 2 volumes

by Stendhal; J.A. Carlotti

Paris: Bordas Editeur a Paris, 1946. Paperback. Very Good in Good Slipcase and Good Glassine. Paperback. Limited Edition 1132 of 3000 copies. Includes numerous illustrations by J.A. Carlotti. Bound in original cream wrappers with black titles to spines. Minor browning to spines and a few spots of foxing to covers. A few light smudge marks to several pages and occasional spots of light foxing; otherwise the interiors are very clean. Unopened pages. In original glassine covers with chipping to spine... Read more
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$95.00
The Boar [Signed & Numbered]

The Boar [Signed & Numbered]

by Lansdale, Joe R

San Francisco & Portland: Night Shade Press, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 121 pages. Illustrated by Alex McVey. A novella set in Depression-era Texas with characters from Lansdale's The Bottoms. One of 150 copies signed by Lansdale and McVey. This book was first published in 1998 by Subterranean Press with different illustration. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author and the artist on the limitation page.
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$38.00
Star Spell

Star Spell

by Ferraro, Cari

San Jose, CA: Prose and Letters Press, 2007. Paperback. Fine. Paperback. Limited edition of 53 copies of which this is number 16 of the standard edition. Signed and numbered by artist. Included in the 53 are the deluxe edition numbered 1 - 13 and the standard edition numbered 14 - 53. Pages have been printed digitally on both sides of Zerkall book paper with archival inks. This book is based on the unique hand painted original with several notable differences including the size of the book, the... Read more
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$125.00
A Passion Before Death

A Passion Before Death

by Hanley, James. Illustrated by John Gram

New York: The Black Hawk Press, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 900 copies. Very good light blue thin 8vo., light discoloration along bottom edge near both front and back hinges; light rubbing to boards. Paper pastedown label to spine. Some cracking to front inner hinge, cracking a few pages in from rear hinge and one page is starting, another has a large closed tear to bottom half of page. Textblock is tight overall. Interior is browned w/age but clean and text bright.... Read more
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$40.00
Le Seize Juillet

Le Seize Juillet

by Cingria, Charles-Albert

Mermod, 1929. Paperback. Near Fine. Paperback. First edition. A scarce work by Swiss author and musician Charles-Albert Cingria (1883 - 1854). Number 90 of 300 copies on Velin pur fil du Marais. Near fine in brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Light wear to corners, else fine. Pristine interior. Includes photographic frontispiece of the author in his car. 26 pages. In French. FRE/121013.
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$275.00
Charlie in the House of Rue

Charlie in the House of Rue

by [Penmaen Press] Coover, Robert; Jerome Kaplan (illustrator); Michael Peich (editor)

Lincoln, MA: Penmaen Press Ltd, 1979. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Number 193 of 300 copies specially bound, numbered, and signed by the author and artist. There were also 700 regular copies printed. A "Chaplin-esque" short story with wood engravings by Jerome Kaplan. Set in Caledonia type on Mohawk Superfine paper. Bound in three quarter blue cloth with patterned paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Pristine. 44 pages. PRI/052411.
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$75.00
There is a Lady. The Song from 1607 and the Reprise by Ralph Hodgson. An Incline Press Chapbook

There is a Lady. The Song from 1607 and the Reprise by Ralph Hodgson. An Incline Press Chapbook

by [Incline Press] Hodgson, Ralph (reprise)

Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2013. Paperback. Fine. Paperback. Number 30 of about 200 copies. A sweet love song with a note about its history and the author of the reprise. Fine in blue paper wrappers with light blue paper title label to front cover. Printed in red and black inks with several illustrations on fine paper. Unpaginated. [12 pages.] PRI/092013.
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$25.00
Historical Romances

Historical Romances

by Ainsworth, William Harrison

Philadelphia: George Barrie and Son, Printed for Subscribers Only. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Very Good. One volume of multivolume set. This title is John Law. Limited edition for subscribers only. First state of the large Japan edition. 11/250c. Vg in blue boards. Nine beautiful engravings after Remarque plus color frontis. Literature. LIT610171.
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$75.00
Letters from George Moore to Ed. Dujardin: 1886 - 1922

Letters from George Moore to Ed. Dujardin: 1886 - 1922

by Moore, George (Edited By John Eglinton)

New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover. 216 of 688 copies. FIRST EDITION, signed by the author. Beige cloth boards with paper blue title label to spine. Blue paper covered boards with very light foxing. Clean, crisp interior printed on laid paper. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Housed in a green morocco backed slipcase with gilt title and raised bands to spine. Rubbing to edges of case. Very nice. 116 pages. Size octavo. LIT/022406.
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$95.00
Dubin's Lives

Dubin's Lives

by Malamud, Bernard

New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good +/Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition, 1 of 750 copies. Very good plus red cloth boards w/bright gilt to cover and spine. Two small white marks to rear board, else very clean w/little wear; sharp corners. With good glassine d.j. (heavily chipped, faded, with mylar cover). Interior is in lovely condition: bright white and clean, no marks or stains. Tightly bound. 362 pages. Literature. LIT/12013.
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$30.00
Renunciations

Renunciations

by Wedmore, Frederick

London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. First edition. Limited edition, 1 of 375 copies. A collection of three remarkable, naturalistic short stories by a writer primarily known as an art critic. Includes: A Chemist in the Suburbs, A Confidence at the Savile, and the North Coast and Eleanor. Original pink cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. Bumping and chipping to head of spine. A few small dampstains to front cover. Bookplate of Henry William Poor to... Read more
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$90.00
The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

by Defoe, Daniel; Edward A. Wilson (illustrator); Ford Madox Ford (introduction)

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1930. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Number 46 of 1500 copies. SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR. Very good in flexible green cloth boards with red and gilt title label to spine. The spine is slightly faded. The interior is very clean overall with a few small, light spots of foxing to a few pages. Housed in a yellow paper covered slipcase with black and gilt title to spine panel. The spine panel of the case has faded to light yellow. Minor wear to edges and chipping to... Read more
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$65.00
Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar (1827-1905): 2 volumes, complete

Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar (1827-1905): 2 volumes, complete

by Wistar, Isaac Jones

Philadelphia: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1914. Hardcover. very Good. Hardcover. 4to. First Edition limited to 250 copies, this copy was presented to Dr. Franklin Mall by the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology. Wistar was a Civil War veteran in charge of a Pennsylvania regiment. Interesting slip to front flyleaf reads: "The recipient of this book is requested to regards its contents, for the present, as confidential." Both volumes are ex-library from Carnegie Institution of... Read more
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$150.00
Thomas Simms Bettens / Stikeman Binding 1/250

Thomas Simms Bettens / Stikeman Binding 1/250

by Bettens, Edward Detraz

Author not stated but [Edward Detraz Bettens.] NY: 1909. 1st edition. One of 250 copies printed at The Gillis Press for private distribution. Fine leather binding by Stikeman. A memorial biography of Thomas Simms Bettens (1851-1907), an 1874 Harvard graduate who taught the classics to generations of prep school students in NY City. Published as a gift to former students who donated a drinking fountain in Bettens' name for the Harvard Union entrance hall. 132 pp. + added leaves in the front and rear.... Read more
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$45.00
Checklist: Stone House Press Books & Ephemera. 1978-1988

Checklist: Stone House Press Books & Ephemera. 1978-1988

by Brody, Catherine Tyler, compiler. Tanselle, G. Thomas, preface

New York and Roslyn, N.Y.: The New York Public Library and The Stone House Press, 1989. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition, #196 of 200 copies. SIGNED by Printer and Compiler. Fine red buckram backed gray & white patterned paper boards, 8vo. Bright gilt to spine; very light rubbing to spine ends. Interior is like new: crisp, clean and bright. Strong, tight binding, protective mylar cover. Publisher's ephemera laid-in. 113 pp. Books on Books. BOB/12163.
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$75.00
P. T. Selbit Magical Innovator (Limited Edition)  #850 of 1,000 Copies

P. T. Selbit Magical Innovator (Limited Edition) #850 of 1,000 Copies

by Lewis, Eric C. and Warlock, Peter

Magical Publications. Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 0915181193 . Hardcover. Book is in FINE condition. 1989. Magical Publications publisher. 201 pages. #850 of 1,000 copies Limited Edition. ; Magical pro-files; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages .
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$175.00
Le Keepsake Fantastique: Poesies, Chroniques et Essais. Theatre Inedit Correspondance

Le Keepsake Fantastique: Poesies, Chroniques et Essais. Theatre Inedit Correspondance

by Bertrand, D'Aloysius

Paris: Editions de la Sirene, 1923. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. 1 of 200 numbered copies. Grey paper wrappers with black title to spine. Creases to spine. Minor and edgewear to exterior. Clean, bright interior with several illustrations. Includes poetry, essays, and more. 231 pages. In French. FRE/080608.
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$30.00
The New Spoon River (signed, limited).

The New Spoon River (signed, limited).

by Masters, Edgar Lee

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1924. this is No. 176 of 360 numbered copies signed by the author. Vellum back strip over gray cloth. Tall octavo. 368pp. Wear to spine and corners, some cover soiling, slight endpaper separation, not affecting the binding which is still sturdy; overall a very good copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover.
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$85.00
Washington in Germantown. Being an Account of the Various Visits of the Commander-in-Chief and First President to Germantown, Pennsylvania

Washington in Germantown. Being an Account of the Various Visits of the Commander-in-Chief and First President to Germantown, Pennsylvania

by Jenkins, Charles Francis

Philadelphia: William J. Campbell, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited edition, #317 of 500 copies, initialled by publisher. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with paper pastedown label on slightly faded spine. Deckle-edge laid-paper. Frontis with tissue guard + 22 more plates with tissue guards throughout. Wide-margin text, clean, bright interior. Previous owner's inscription to front paste down. 318 pp. American Presidential History. PRES/3043.
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$65.00