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The World of Paul Slickey

by OSBORNE, John

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Used - VG++
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VG+ / Price-clipped
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1959
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Hardcover
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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1959. Tight, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper that shows a light bit of scuffing to extremes. The author's fourth play. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+ / Price-clipped.
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The Highbinders

by BLEECK, Oliver (Ross Thomas)

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1974. Housed in a tight, clean dustwrapper. The first British edition which features the antics of Philip St. Ives. Bleeck is a pseudonym of the popular mystery writer Ross Thomas.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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But it Still Goes on. An Accumulation

by GRAVES, Robert

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Used - VG+
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in gold. This was Alfred A. Knopf's copy with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. The book also has a small stamp "Mason Infirmary" stamped on the ffep. and the top edge of the book. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this the second issue (with… Read more about this item
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The Ostrich for the Defence

by HILE, William H.

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Used - VG+
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1912
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Hardcover
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Boston: George H. Ellis, 1912. Bound in red cloth stamped in gold, black and white with a handome illustration of an ostrich on the front panel of the book. Three inserted plates. Even though this looks like a non-fiction book -- it is actually an African adventure novel (similar to Tarzan?). 324 pp. Quite scarce in this… Read more about this item
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Cross Creek Cookery

Cross Creek Cookery

by RAWLINGS, Marjorie K

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1942
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Scribners, 1942. Very nice copy of this first edition of the author's sixth book. Bound in pictorial boards that match the illustration on the dustwrapper. Some scraping to top of d.w. spine and very minimal edgewear -- but the dust jacket is overall bright and whole. 230 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.… Read more about this item
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THe Blossomy Bough (Signed)

by O'SHEEL, Shaemas

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Used - VG+
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1911
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Self-produced, 1911. Bound in grey boards with labels on front panel and spine (wear to both). The first limited (to 100 copies) edition of the author's first book. In the author's hand . . . "Of this edition on vellum paper, 100 copies have been made of which this is number 57 for Arthur B. Davies" and then… Read more about this item
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The Poems

by GENTRY, Thomas G.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1878
Binding
Hardcover
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Philadelphia: J.A. Wagenseller, 1878. Bound in green patterned cloth, stamped in gold. A.E.G., a 208 pp. book of poems by an author more noted for his books on birds and birds nests. Exceedingly scarce (I was only able to locate three copies in libraries via OCLC throughout the world). A most handsome copy with author's photo… Read more about this item
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Poems

by HOWELLS, William Dean

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Used - VG++
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1873
Binding
Hardcover
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Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1873. Bound in rust-colored cloth, stamped in gold. Ref: BAL 9567, this is apparently the first printing with the word "Illustrated" on the spine. The first collection of Howell's poems (as a solo author). A most handsome copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Pigeon River and Other Poems

by GENTRY, Thomas G.

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Used - VG+
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1892
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Burk and McFetridge, 1892. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in gold. top edge gilt. A tight, bright copy of this 40 page book of poetry (some dealing with poems to or regarding birds). A book of poems by an author more noted for his books on birds and birds nests. Exceedingly scarce - No copies listed… Read more about this item
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Faces (Signed)

by Burson, Nancy

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Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket -- As Published
Edition
First Edition
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
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Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 1992. The true first edition of this interesting book of photographs of faces by Burson. Inscribed and signed by Ms. Burson on the title page to someone who was obviously close to her. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket -- As Published.
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Faces (Signed)

by BURSON, Nancy

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
Published
1993
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780944092248
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.: Twin Palms Pub, 1993. One of 3000 copies in this early edition, inscribed and signed by Ms. Burson on the second free endpaper (in silver ink). As new condition of this interesting book of photographs of peoples faces. . Inscribed and Signed By Artist. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Signed, Limited Edition.
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The Space Vampires

by WILSON, Colin

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
1976
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780394400938
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NY: Random House, 1976. Very nice copy of the first U.S. edition of this sci-fi novel by the noted (and multi-faceted) writer; 214pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Toward the Gulf

Toward the Gulf

by MASTERS, Edgar Lee

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1918
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Hardcover
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NY: Macmillan, 1918. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. Shows a light bit of spotting to page edges. Housed in the original dustwrapper that shows a little chipping to spine ends and one corner (not affecting any text). Overall a most acceptable copy of the first edition in the scarce dustwrapper. 292 pp. + ads.. First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Mountain Language

by PINTER, Harold

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
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Hardcover
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NY: Grove, 1989. The first edition of this play by the noted playwright who recently won the Nobel Prize. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Allegiances

by STAFFORD, William

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1970
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Hardcover
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NY: Harper & Row, 1970. Beautiful copy of this, the first edition of the poet's fourth book of poems. Laid in is a letter from a reviewer stating that this was a REVIEW COPY with the publisher's slip being misplaced. Stafford won the National Book Award for Poetry in 1953.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Cavender's House

by ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1929
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Hardcover
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NY: Macmillan & Co., 1929. Tight, clean copy of this 203 pp. poem by Robinson in handsome blue, black and silver dustwrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Fear of the Dark

by HAYWOOD, Gar Anthony

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Used - Near Fine
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VG+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1988
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Hardcover
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NY: St. Martin's, 1988. Housed in a VG++ dustwrapper that shows some wear to spine extremes and one closed (hidden) tear at bottom of back panel. Still a collectible copy of the mystery writer's first book. This book won the P.I. writer's contest for best first novel. First edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.
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Five Plays

by GARCIA-LORCA, Feder.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1963
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Hardcover
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NY: New Directions, 1963. Dustwrapper shows some fading, discoloration, but is overall bright and whole with no major distinguishable flaws. The first hardbound edition of this book of plays by the noted Latin-American author. With translations by Graham-Lujan. Previous owner's neat signature on ffep.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.
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Five Poets of the Pacific Northwest (SIgned)

by KIZER, Carolyn et al

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
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Hardcover
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Seattle: Univ. of Washington, 1964. Dustwrapper shows some chipping to top of spine. An important collection of poetry by Five poets: Kenneth O. Hanson, Richard Hugo, Carolyn Kizer, William Stafford and David Wagoner. This copy was INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Ms. Kizer with a 3 x 5 handwritten note laid in. The first edition, of course.. First Edition. Hard… Read more about this item
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An American Takes a Walk (Signed)

by WHITTEMORE, Reed

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VG+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1956
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Hardcover
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MINN: Univ. of Minnesota, 1956. Bound in red printed boards in VG+ dustwrapper. The 1st edition of this scarce book of poems by Mr. Whittemore. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep to the author John Brinnin. Slight scraping to bottom edge but overall a nice, clean copy.. Inscribed and Signed By Artist. First Edition. Hard… Read more about this item
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