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The Struggle of John F. Kennedy and The Presidency of John F. Kennedy

The Struggle of John F. Kennedy and The Presidency of John F. Kennedy

by Parmet, Herbert S

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1980. Two volumes. Full burgandy leather, gilt titles and decoration to spine and boards, hubbed spines, archivial paper, moire silk pagemarker, all edges gilt, (9.25 x 6.5 inches). Collecter's Edition from The Library of Presidents. 586, 407 pages, with Index; illustrated. Collector's Notes laid-in. An exceptionally clean, tight copy in as new condition. Collector's Edition. Leather. Fine. Octavo.
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NZ$108.46
Harlot's House

Harlot's House

by The Wilde, Oscar (William Fogg, artist)

Fullerton: Gray Beard Press, 2004. Limited ed. Hardcover. Fogg, William. 8vo, black cloth over printed boards with grayscale pictorial label, #18 of 50 copies signed by the illustrator, William Fogg, with six mounted plates in haunting grayscale. As new with promotional material laid in for this and two other publications of the press. Signed by illustrator.
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NZ$500.58
A Secret Correspondence

A Secret Correspondence

by Boschi, Anna

Stockholm: Kamini Press, 2012. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Fine. Kamini Press Art Series No.2. Stapled small press chapbook, unpaginated (36pp comprised of 7 sheets of cream pages folded between dove grey endpapers). Signed by Boschi on the title page. The text is set in Garamond and Arial and printed on Hewlett Packard printers. Text stock is Lessobo Linne 100g paper and the cover is printed on Conqueror Texture Laid 220g paper. The first edition was limited to 125 copies, all of which were... Read more about this item
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NZ$22.47
Hide-and-Seek - Life a sweet thought that wanders thro' a dream, with notes by John S. Mayfield,

Hide-and-Seek - Life a sweet thought that wanders thro' a dream, with notes by John S. Mayfield,

by Swinburne, Algernon, Charles

London: The Stourton Press, 1975. Book. Very Good. Hardback. First limited Editio. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A very good copy in half leather with green cloth boards. This being number 169 of 250 copies handset in Eric Gill's Aries type with display in Perpetua. Printed in blue, black, purple and orange on Batchelor Kelmscott handmade paper,.
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NZ$37.05
LOVE AND DEATH: Six Stories

LOVE AND DEATH: Six Stories

by TURGENEV, Ivan

London: The Folio Society, 1983. Translated, and with an introduction by Richard Freeborn. 296 pages. 12 pages of illustrations. Illustrated yellow cloth boards in cream slipcase. Condition: The spine colour has faded very slightly, but otherwise the book and case are clean and unmarked. Every book is sent in a rigid cardboard posting box.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine Book/Fine Slipcase. Illus. by Elisa Trimby. 23.5 Cm x 15.5 Cm.
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NZ$31.42
The Poems & Plays of Robert Browning

The Poems & Plays of Robert Browning

by Browning, Robert

New York: Modern Library, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint, Toledano binding style G6, teal cloth, blank endpapers, interior of dust jacket blank, 1,223 pages plus publisher's list; head and tail of spine turned in, random house publisher's stamp on top of edge block; dust jacket is lightly edge worn and protected in mylar. Everything of importance that Browning ever wrote, including "The Ring and the Book", in one volume.
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NZ$33.37
Plays

Plays

by Checkhov, Anton

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. Leather bound. Fine. Clean, tight, unread copy. Pristine but for a bit of fading to eges of end papers, as is common in these editions.. Darkest evergreen leather/boards with elaborate gilt decoration all around. Gilt lettering and four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Silk moire end papers with matching, sewn-in satin place-holder ribbon. No dust jacket, as issued. 339 pp. with illustrations by Elisaveta Fen, including a decorartive... Read more about this item
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NZ$141.83
The Trumpet-Major

The Trumpet-Major

by HARDY, Thomas

London: The Folio Society, 1990. Subtitled: John Loveday - A Soldier in the War with Buonaparte and Robert his Brother. Introduction by Paul I.Webb. 314 pages + xvi prelims. Red cloth boards in red slipcase. Every book is sent in a rigid cardboard posting box.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine Book/Very Good Slipcase. Illus. by Peter Reddick. 23.5 Cm x 15.5 Cm.
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NZ$34.67
Pictorial History of Seattle: Seattle After the Great Fire of 1889, from Frontier Town to Modern Metropolis

Pictorial History of Seattle: Seattle After the Great Fire of 1889, from Frontier Town to Modern Metropolis

by Warren, Jim

Bellevue, Washington: Self-Published, 1964. Softcover. Very Good+. Second Printing Very clean staplebound softcover. One area of discoloration on cover that may be crayon. Kept in poly sleeve for protection. Packed and shipped with care.
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NZ$8.26
In the Little Things

In the Little Things

by Alec Robertson

A fine copy except a small chip missing to the acetate dust jacket. Delicately printed in green & red on Japanese handmade papers. Copy number 108 of 235 ( 300 total ).
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NZ$250.29
Heinrich Himmler: Platoons and Files

Heinrich Himmler: Platoons and Files

by Snodgrass, W. D

Cumberland, IA: Pterodactyl Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 7-7/8 by 11-1/4 inches. Poems for a spoken-word one-man performance about the Nazi architect of the Holocaust. The poems are printed one letter to a square on letterpress-printed graph paper. The format emphasizes Himmler's drive for precision. Published in an edition of 500 hardcover copies and an unknown number of copies in paper covers. Rather uncommon and given the precise printing required, an impressive... Read more about this item
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NZ$250.29
Checklist Stone House Press Books & Ephemera 1978-1988

Checklist Stone House Press Books & Ephemera 1978-1988

by Brody, Catherine Tyler (Compiler)

New York: New York Public Library, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. patterned boards and maroon cloth spine. Fine in fine glassine protective overwrapper. 113 pages. 25 x 16 cm. Illustrated in color and black and white. Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. Limited edition, copy 57 of 200 signed by Morris Gelfand (printer) and Catherine Tyler Brody. Laid-in the pre-publication announcement printed in red and black.
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NZ$75.09
The City of Tagaste

The City of Tagaste

by Fra Elbertus aka Elbert Hubbard

East Aurora, New York: Roycroft Shop, 1900. Later printing. 3/4 Leather. Very Good. 26.5 x 20.5 cm. Royal octavo. 21pp. Bound in 3/4 brown leather. Limited to 940 copies printed and specially hand illuminated, signed by author Elbert Hubbard and illuminator Minnie Gardner, this being copy 5. Scuffing to the leather, chipping to head and tail of spine.
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NZ$83.43
Overpass - Six Drawings [SIGNED limited edition]

Overpass - Six Drawings [SIGNED limited edition]

by HILL, Jennifer

[Florence, Massachusetts]: Kat Ran Press, 2001. Limited Edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Near Fine. Folio. Pp. [20]. Beige printed wrap, hand stitched. Drawings printed recto from plates with additional hand embellishments by the artist, numbers blind stamped. Twin Rockers paper. Gill Sans type. A Kat Ran Number Book Numero Uno. Edition limited to 15 lettered A through O, and 50 numbered. This copy hand numbered 17 and signed by the artist. Very slight evidence of use. A bright, fresh copy. Printed by... Read more about this item
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NZ$333.72
Nature

Nature

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Munich: Bremer Presse, 1929. Printed for Random House. Hardcover. Orig. cream vellum spine lettered in gilt and marbled boards. Fine in near fine red cloth dust wrapper in matching slightly worn slipcase. 86 pages. 29 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 16 of 250 printed by hand on Zanders hand-made paper, title and initials designed by Anna Simons. Title page printed in red and black as are initial letters. Interior contents very fresh, clean and bright.
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NZ$917.73
Autumn Midnight

Autumn Midnight

by CORNFORD, FRANCES and ERIC GILL (Illustrator)

London: The Poetry Bookshop, 1923. First Edition, Early Printing. Paperback. Very nearly fine. A trace of toning to extremities. Small, handsome New York bookseller's ticket inside rear cover, with small previous ownership sticker.. 8vo. 5.875 x 8.5 in. 23, [1] pp. Buff wrappers. Printed at S. Dominic's Press, Ditchling, Sussex. Title page with dedicatory initials engraved by Gill printed in red. Illustrated by Eric Gill with 21 wood engravings, including elegant, elaborate capitals & charming... Read more about this item
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NZ$350.41
Dr. Johnson and Lord Chesterfield

Dr. Johnson and Lord Chesterfield

by DeQuincey,Thomas

New York: Profile Press, 1945. Hard Cover. vg. 28.5 x 22 cm18pp, 4 facsimile. Limited to 25 copies. Facsimile edition. Decorated brown cloth binding. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Fading to spine.
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NZ$125.15
IVANHOE

IVANHOE

by Scott, Sir Walter

The Heritage Press, 1950. Hardcover. Fine. Edward A. Wilson. The Heritage Press, c1950. 471pp., illustrations Eddward A. Wilson. 8vo. Patterned red and grey cloth, gold titles in a black box on spine; Sandglass laid-in. slight discoloration on spine, else fine hardcover.
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NZ$33.37
Gnachos for Bishop Berkeley

Gnachos for Bishop Berkeley

by Nisbet, Jim

Berkeley, California: Transitional Face, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. One of 100 copies, duodecimo size, 18 unnumbered pp. This collection of poems by Jim Nisbet (b. 1947) exemplifies his swerving experimental style, as he responds to the writings of George Berkeley (1685-1753), specifically "A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge", an excerpt of which is printed before the poems. Berkeley is known for his theory of immaterialism, and Nisbet's poems challenge the reader to... Read more about this item
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NZ$230.27
The Golden Cockerel

The Golden Cockerel

by Pushkin, Alexander; Dulac, Edmund (Illustrator)

New York: The Limited Editions Club [Printed at the Fanfare Press], 1950. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Dulac, Edmund. One of 1500 copies, quarto size, 44 pp., signed by Edmund Dulac, with Announcement. After Nicholas I, the newly crowned Tsar of Russia, had suppressed the revolutionary rising of December 1825, Alexander Pushkin, who had shown sympathy with the movement but had influential friends at Court, was granted an audience. He was forgiven. When he has gone, Nicholas said to... Read more about this item
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NZ$138.49
A Kid on the Comstock

A Kid on the Comstock

by Waldorf, John Taylor

Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Partly unopened. Orig. illustrated grey cloth. Near fine. 92 pages. Profusely illustrated with the original cartoons by Herb Roth from "The Bulletins". Features biographical and background material by Dolores Waldorf Bryant. This integrative volume reprints Waldorf's original stories from the San Francisco Bulletin of the early1900's. Waldorf's works are supplemented with a wealth of background information culled from other... Read more about this item
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NZ$58.40
Poor People [Modern Library No. 10.1]

Poor People [Modern Library No. 10.1]

by DOSTOYEVSKY [DOSTOEVSKY], FEDOR [FYODOR]

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1917. First Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Moderate rubbing to crown & foot of spine, with light rubbing to extremities. Binding sound, text unmarked.. 16mo. 4.5 x 6.625 in. 252, [2 blanks] pp. ML Binding Style 1, rich dark bluish green 'limp croft leather' (leatherette), with gothic Boni & Liveright device in gilt on upper cover, gilt title to spine; with blue marbleized endpapers and catalogue of 12 titles (C1) preceding title page. Translated by... Read more about this item
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NZ$158.52
The Complete Plays of Ben Jonson - Volume i

The Complete Plays of Ben Jonson - Volume i

by Jonson, Ben

London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Undated. First thus. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Everyman's Library edited by Ernest Rhys. I have over 100 books in this series, I'm happy to offer discount for multiple purchases within the series - 10% off for 2 - 5 books, 15% off for over 5 books. Please message me with a list of the books you want and I will work out an accurate shipping cost and create a discount for your list. Occasional handwritten notes and underlining, tinted upper edge. Some separation around early... Read more about this item
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NZ$21.67
The Art of Whistler

The Art of Whistler

by PENNELL, ELIZABETH ROBBINS and JOSEPH PENNELL

New York: Modern Library, 1928. First Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. Very good indeed. Lightly edgeworn; Arthurian bookplate to front pastedown. Binding sound, text otherwise clean.. 16mo. 4.25 x 6.625 in. 201, [1] pp. Toledano Binding Style No. 4, in hunter green limpcroft leather, with gilt Bernhard torchbearer device on upper cover; Bernhard endpapers. Illustrated 'with thirty-two reproductions in the aquatone process'.
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NZ$35.04