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KAFKA'S GRAVE & OTHER STORIES: Photographs by Paul Ickovic
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KAFKA'S GRAVE & OTHER STORIES: Photographs by Paul Ickovic

by Ickovic, Paul

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9780961778101
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0961778105
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New York and Nairobi: Okapi Editions, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Signed in pencil by Ickovic on the colophon. Honored with an American Institute of Graphic Designers award for book design, this publication highlights a range of the Czech photographer's atmospheric images of alienation and displacement. Thirty-eight photographs rendered as tritones, with letterpress printing and composition in Monotype Bembo by The Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont. Foreword by David Mamet. Oblong folio. Original cloth binding, with an Ickovic image inset on the front and gray and black titles. Issued without a dust jacket. Light sun fading along the extremities. Better than very good.
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KAIKYO: Opening the Dharma, Memoirs of a Buddhist Priest's Wife in America

KAIKYO: Opening the Dharma, Memoirs of a Buddhist Priest's Wife in America

by Imamura, Jane Michiko

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First Edition
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9780938474203
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0938474200
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Honolulu: Buddhist Study Center Press, 1998. First Edition. Trade paperback. Fine. Octavo: 174 p. with numerous textual photographs. Original printed paper wrappers. A fine, unread copy.
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KALMAR FAMILY SHOW BUSINESS LETTER ARCHIVE
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KALMAR FAMILY SHOW BUSINESS LETTER ARCHIVE

by [Entertainment] Kalmar, Bert, et al.

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An archive of holographic letters written by members of a multi-generational show business family which found success on the stage and screen and behind the scenes from Broadway to Hollywood. The family patriarch was Bert Kalmar (born Albert Kalvarinsky, 1884 -1947), a successful lyricist who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. He entered show business as a vaudeville magician and comedian and became a songwriter after a knee injury sidelined his stage career. In addition to yielding numerous hits for the Marx Brothers, his partnership with Harry Ruby was portrayed in the 1950 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical Three Little Words with Fred Astaire and Red Skelton. Before turning to songwriting, Kalmar was in a vaudeville act with Jessie Brown (1892-1985), whom he married in 1910. They had two children: Irving Bert Kalmar, Jr. (1913-97) and Margaret "Peggy" Kalmar (1928-64). Peggy married Robert Allison in 1950 and had no children. This archive contains more than 200 letters, mostly… Read more
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KARIMSPACE: The Interior Design and Architecture of Karim Rashid
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KARIMSPACE: The Interior Design and Architecture of Karim Rashid

by Rashid, Karim

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Hardcover
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9780847832316
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0847832317
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New York: Rizzoli, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 272 p. Foreword by Daniel Libeskind. Lavishly illustrated in full color. Karim Rashid (b.1960) is one of the most well-known international designers, and his work is known for being innovative, forward-looking, and strikingly relevant. From furniture to fashion to products for hip brands like Umbra and Method, Karim's colorful projects have burst through the design community and into the mainstream. This work showcases forty projects in a dozen countries, showing how Karim applies his signature aesthetic to different environments. Inscribed by Karim on the half-title. Quarto. Original pictorial boards, with a printed acetate dust jacket. A fine copy. Inscribed by Author.
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KAUTILYA'S ARTHASASTRA

KAUTILYA'S ARTHASASTRA

by Shama Sastry, R.

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Eighth Edition
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Hardcover
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Mysore: Mysore Printing and Publishing House, 1967. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. The ancient Indian Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic policy, and military strategy, composed between the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE. Includes an introductory note by Dr. J.F. Fleet. 494 p. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with black titles. Previous owner's ink signature to the front flyleaf. The front hinge is starting. Some mild rubbing to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is a trifle edgeworn, with two small tape repairs to the verso; otherwise very good.
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KAYE WAYFARING IN "AVENGED"

by McCourt, James

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Used - Near Fine
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First edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394523613
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039452361X
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Review copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. The author's second book, a collection of four short stories inspired by the world of international theater and film. A near fine copy in a bright and glossy dust jacket.
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KEATS, SHELLEY AND ROME: An Illustrated Miscellany

by Rogers, Neville (Compiler)

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New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 76 p. Postscript by Field-Marshall Earl Wavell, P.C., G.C.B., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., M.C. Nine illustrations and a drawing by Gino Severini. Second edition. From the library of William W. Clary (1888-1971), the prominent Southern California attorney whose renowned Oxford collection is housed at the Claremont Colleges, with his small bookplate to the front pastedown. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean. Mild browning to the extremities of the dust jacket; else near fine.
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KEEDLE
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KEEDLE

by Conselman, Deirdre and William Conselman, Jr.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Drawings by Fred L. Fox. New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1940. First edition. A satire of Adolf Hitler and the rise of Nazi ideology published on the eve of World War II. This work was a collaboration between screenwriter William Conselman and his daughter Deirdre. Inscribed and dated in December 1939 (just prior to publication) by Deirdre Conselman on the front flyleaf. Small quarto. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Minor wear to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is browned and somewhat edgeworn, with a chip to the top corner of the front panel; otherwise very good.
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KEITH'S RIFLES FOR LARGE GAME
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KEITH'S RIFLES FOR LARGE GAME

by Keith, Elmer

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Huntington, West Virginia: Standard Publications, Inc, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Edited by Ellis Christian Lenz. Frontispiece, with numerous textual photographs and illustrations. Huntington, West Virginia: Standard Publications, Inc., 1946. First edition. The author's second book about hunting rifles, preceded by Big Game Rifles and Cartridges (1936). Keith (1899-1984) discusses rifles and calibers for various hunting scenarios, including hunting in timber, long range stalking, and hunting dangerous game, as well as how to care for the rifle once the hunt is complete. Inscribed and dated by Keith on a prefatory blank leaf. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with silver and green stamping. A bit of foxing to the top edge, with some general minor edgewear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Riling 2551.
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KEVIN O'CONNOR AND THE LIGHT BRIGADE

by Wibberley, Leonard

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First edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Ariel Books, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Ireland a hundred and fifty years ago and the famous Charge of the Light Brigade at the battle of Balaclava are the subject matter of this historical adventure. Ink signature to the front pastedown. Some fading along the extremities of the blue cloth binding, with minor bumping to both corners of the front board. The dust jacket is a trifle edgeworn, largely at the spine ends and corners; otherwise very good.
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT

by Koontz, Dean R.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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9780913165515
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0913165514
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Arlington Heights, Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Hardcover Edition. Inscribed by Dean Koontz on the half-title: "To Gary Elswick - This first Nichols opus. She had a brief but dazzling career before she changed her name and sex to Mikhail Gorbachev and went on to force major changes in the Soviet Union. True. Dean R. Koontz 3/31/90" The American owner of a Japanese nightclub meets a fellow expatriate who helps uncover the terrible truth about her past. This novel was first published in 1979 as a paperback original by Pocket Books under the pseudonym Leigh Nichols. Illustrated by Phil Parks. Octavo. Original black leatherette binding, with silver titles. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket. $40.
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT

by Koontz, Dean R.

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Hardcover
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9780913165515
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0913165514
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Arlington Heights, Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Hardcover Edition, this is copy 357 of 550 signed by Dean Koontz and illustrator Phil Parks. The American owner of a Japanese nightclub meets a fellow expatriate who helps her uncover the terrible truth about her real identity. This novel was first published in 1979 as a paperback original by Pocket Books under the pseudonym Leigh Nichols. Octavo. Full gray leatherette binding, with black titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, housed in the publisher's slipcase.
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT
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THE KEY TO MIDNIGHT

by Koontz, Dean writing as Leigh Nichols

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780861884803
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0861884809
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London: Piatkus, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The first hardcover edition. Inscribed by Dean Koontz on the title page: "To Gary, If you're mad enough to buy the other two Nichols hardcovers I guess you deserve this one gratis. Starts a bit slow, but then moves like an express train, or so one critic wrote. It is my belief he merely suffered a small stroke at the beginning and needed a few chapters to get his wits back. As ever, Dean R. Koontz alias Leigh Nichols". The American owner of a Japanese nightclub meets a fellow expatriate who helps uncover the terrible truth about her past. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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KEZIAH DANE
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KEZIAH DANE

by Grafton, Sue

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Sue Grafton on the title page. The author's first published novel, a work of mainstream fiction concerning a widow who lives "on the brink of poverty" with her children in a small Kentucky town. Grafton (1940-2017) followed this with The Lolly-Madonna War (1969) before beginning her Kinsey Millhone "Alphabet" mystery series. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with gilt titles. A tight, unread copy. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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KHMER MYTHOLOGY: Secrets of Angkor

KHMER MYTHOLOGY: Secrets of Angkor

by Roveda, Vittorio

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Third Edition
ISBN 13
9789748225371
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9748225372
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Bangkok: River Books, 2000. Third Edition. Trade paperback. Fine. Octavo: 181 p. with over 260 color illustrations. Original glossy paper wrappers. A fine copy.
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THE KILL LIST
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THE KILL LIST

by Forsyth, Frederick

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780593071977
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0593071972
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London: Bantam Press, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Frederick Forsyth on the title page. A war-on-terror thriller from the Diamond Dagger Award-winning author. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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KILLER'S WAKE
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KILLER'S WAKE

by Cornwell, Bernard

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780399134586
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0399134581
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American Edition, first printing. Review copy, with the publisher's press release laid in. Signed by Bernard Cornwell on the title page. An eccentric and reluctant aristocrat just wants to be left alone to be a sea-gypsy, but a theft from his ancestral home hauls him back to Britain and mayhem. This novel was published as Sea Lord in the United Kingdom. Octavo. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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THE KING OF AMERICA: A Novel
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THE KING OF AMERICA: A Novel

by Gillison, Samantha

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First edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780375508196
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0375508198
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New York: Random House, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Set in New Guinea, Gillison's second novel is loosely based on the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in 1961. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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KING OF COMEDY
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KING OF COMEDY

by Sennett, Mack as told to Cameron Shipp

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Used - Near fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Inscribed by Sennett on the front flyleaf. The father of American slapstick comedy in motion pictures, Canadian-American director and producer Mack Sennett (1880-1960) was an influential figure in the silent era of Hollywood film production who helped launch the careers of Fatty Arbuckle and Charlie Chaplin, among others. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with red stamping. An especially crisp, near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with just a hint of edgewear.
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THE KING OF SCHNORRERS: Grotesques and Fantasies
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THE KING OF SCHNORRERS: Grotesques and Fantasies

by Zangwill, Israel

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1897. Hardcover. Very good. An early printing. A picaresque novel, which became a short-lived musical comedy in 1979. A British author, Zangwill (1864-1926) was at the forefront of cultural Zionism during the 19th century, and was a close associate of Theodor Herzl. Inscribed by Zangwill on the front flyleaf. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles and pictorial black stamping. Minor crease to the front flyleaf. Some general dust staining to the top edge. The spine is darkened a bit, with a bit of wear to the corners and tips, and occasional mild soiling; otherwise about very good.
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