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In a Dark Time

by WATSON, Lawrence

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
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Hardcover
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NY: Scribner's, 1980. A touch of rubbing to top spine end. The scarce first edition of the author's first book. Written as "Lawrence Watson". The author has gone on to write the quite popular, "Montana 1948", which won the Milkweed National Fiction Award in year of publication. A tiny bit of edgewear to dustwrapper, but overall,… Read more about this item
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Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York (Salmon P. Chase's Copy)

by VALENTINE, David T.

Condition
Used - VG
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1862
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Edmund Jones & Co., 1862. Bound in full red morocco, stamped in gold. AEG, 775 pages, The spines of the book have been professionally repaired. Chromo-Lithograph Title Page, Many colorplates, some folding. This is Salmon P. Chase's copy of the book with his name and title stamped in gold on the front… Read more about this item
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Skudras Nepadodas

by SEKORA, Andre

Condition
Used - VG++
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1961
Binding
Hardcover
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CA$62.64

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Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1961. Previous owner's neat inscription on title page. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book with great illustration of insects building homes, illustrated front panel, illustrated endpapers. 93 pp. A most acceptable copy. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
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Mazie Viri

by JUNKE, Alvaro

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Used - VG++
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1959. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in black and white. throughout (mostly of frogs, fish, dragonflies. 158 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
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Vasara

by TOLISS, P.

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Used - VG++
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1963
Binding
Hardcover
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Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 105 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
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Lapsa, Vilks Un Lacis

by JAKOBSONS, Augusts

Condition
Used - VG++
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1958
Binding
Hardcover
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Riga, Latvia: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1958. Previous owner's neat inscription to half-title page.. Bound in illustrated boards with cloth spine. The first Latvian edition of this delightful children's book. Illustrated throughout in yellow, black and white. 135 pp. Text is in Latvian.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by Karpenko, M..
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Nobel Lecture (Signed)

by BELLOW, Saul

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Good Only
Edition
First Edition
Published
1979
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Targ Editions, 1979. Number Four of the Targ Editions, bound in white cloth, with original acetate wrapper that shows wear; No. 84 of 350 signed copies; tiny two digit number penned on ffep.; 20pp.. Signed, Limited. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good Only. Limited Edition.
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The Thief of Baghdad

by ABDULLAH, Achmed

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG
Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1924
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: A.L. Burt, 1924. Bound in light red cloth, stamped in gold. The dust jacket shows some wear to spine ends and a closed diagonal tear to front panel. This Burt Photoplay is illustrated with scenes from the movie that starred Douglas Fairbanks in the title role. Black and white photos from the early film interspersed throughout the novel.… Read more about this item
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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

by KENEALLY, Thomas

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670211654
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Viking Press, 1972. Tiny four-digit number penned to ffep. Some creasing to front flap of dust jacket, overall, a tight, clean copy of a rather scarce Keneally first. Basis for the 1978 Australian film of the same name directed by Fred Schepesi. The book was short listed for the Booker Prize in the year of publication. 178… Read more about this item
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Invitation to a Beheading

by NABOKOV, Vladimir

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG+ Price-Clipped
Edition
First Edition
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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CA$68.90

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NY: Putnam, 1959. Three tiny digits to top corner of ffep. Dustwrapper is price-clipped and shows minor chipping to top spine edge and corner of front panel (certainly not affecting any text). Overall, a most acceptable copy of the first edition of this novel by Nabokov. In the true first state dustwrapper (with two blurbs on back panel… Read more about this item
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Jill

by LARKIN, Philip

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Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
1976
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780879510381
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Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 1976. Small four-digit number in ink to ffep. First U.S. hardcover edition of authors first book; 247pp. Housed in a very nice dust jacket. Philip Larkin is best known for his work in poetry. Overall, a superb copy of this elusive title. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/Near Fine.
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I Love You, I Hate You, Drop Dead!; Variations on a Theme

by SHAW, Artie

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, 1965. Small four-digit number in ink to ffep. Marriage on the rocks in three novellas', "Grounds for Divorce", "Old Friend", and "Whodunit"; previous owners name penned on half title page; 192pp. By the noted musician. Closed tear to bottom of rear panel of dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.… Read more about this item
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Tales of the South Pacific

Tales of the South Pacific

by MICHENER, James

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
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Taiwan: Taiwan Piracy, 1974. Bound in black patterned boards, stamped in silver. This is a pure Taiwan priracy edition in dustwrapper. It was copied from the Fawcett paperback edition -- but it has a nice dust jacket (with illustration from the front and back panels of the paperback edition. A very scarce Michener collectible -- downright rare… Read more about this item
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Inadmissible Evidence

by OSBORNE, John

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1965. Tight, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper that shows a light bit of scuffing to extremes. The author's eighth play. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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In the Miro District and Other Stories

by TAYLOR, Peter

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780394410616
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New York: Knopf, 1977. Eight short stories; 204pp. Tight, clean copy in bright dustwrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Appalachee Red

by Andrews, Raymond

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1978
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780803709164
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NY: Dial Press, 1978. A beautiful, tight, clean unread copy of the African American author's first book. In white dustwrapper that is prone to soiling, chipping. A most collectible copy. 283 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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CA$174.00
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Rebel Ranger

by MACDONALD, William Colt

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Doubleday Doran, 1943. Previous owner's unreadable stamp on top edge of book and on title page. Bound in red cloth, stamped in black. Dustwrapper is in great condition save for a tiny chip to bottom of spine (not affecting any text). A most acceptable first edition of a scarce MacDonald western. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more about this item
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Pirate Jean

Pirate Jean

by KAUFFMAN, Reginald Wright

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Used - VG++
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VG+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Macaulay, 1930. Dustwrapper shows two chips (both to back panel) and none affecting any text). The first edition of this historical novel about the pirate Jean LaFitte. The author was a prolific writer in the early 20th Century. Great dustwrapper art work. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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Compulsion - A Play

by LEVIN, Meyer

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. Light toning to type on spine of d.w. First Play edition; foreword by the author; previous owners stamp on ffep.; 132pp. Scarce. Based on the best selling novel of the 1950's. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

by STOWE, Harriet Beecher

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG
Edition
First Edition
Published
1928
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. The first edition of this photoplay edition by Grosset & Dunlap. The dustwrapper has some minimal chipping to extremes, but none affecting text. All of the black and white "stills" from the movie are present. The book is bound in tan cloth, stamped in forest green and has held up unbelievably well. .… Read more about this item
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