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1 721
Aldridge, James
Mockery in Arms
Little, Brown and Co.
Boston, 1975
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
0316031216 / 9780316031219



8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Black cloth spine, white endpapers. Dustjacket with light edge and corner wear, 1/2 inch closed tear and two small chips on back panel, in archival cover. Publishers slip laid in. ISBN 0316031216. #721.

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2 1025
Alfred De Musset
A Door Must Be Either Open or Shut. A Proverb.
The Rodale Press
London, 1955
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good


Alistair Grant

8vo. 44 pgs. Very good hardcover with very good glassine jacket as issued. Printed in England at The Chiswick Press. Printed translucent glassine jacket has a few small closed edge tears and tiny chips, slight age toning along edges, with British price on front flap. Bi-toned Illustration on front board, very slight fading to board and spine edges, light foxing to text block edges and endpapers. Internally clean and unmarked. #1025.

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3 354
Anderson, Christopher
Jagger. Unauthorized.
Delacorte Press.
New York, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Near Fine
038530825



8vo. 440 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight, with minimal general shelf wear to dj, no chips, tears or marks. First Edition July 1993. Biography of Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. Illustrated with a center section of black and white photos. Based on years of research and countless interviews with family, friends, neighbors, lovers and fellow musicians. Insights include Jagger's bisexual history, marriages to Bianca Jagger and Jerry Hall, his affairs with Marianne Faithful, Carly Simon, Linda Rondstadt and sexual escapades with numerous fans, including Madonna. Also covered ar substance abuse and drug trials, business dealings, his financial genius, band politics, scandals, the bloodbath at Altamont, musical hits and record-breaking tours.ISBN 038530825. #354.

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4 2496
Angelou, Maya
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Random House
New York, 
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good
0394499514 / 9780394499512



66pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Small remainder dot on top of text block near spine and small spot on cloth of rear corner where a bit of ink transferred to the inner surface of the dust jacket. Jacket has no chips or tears. Internally pristine with tight binding. Copyright 1975, this printing is not otherwise dated on copyright page, number line indicates a second printing B987654321. DJ price intact, not dated. Contents: Part 1: Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, On Reaching Forty, The Telephone; Part 2: Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Insecurity, Alone, Communication I, Communication II, Wonder, A Conceit; Part 3: Request, Africa, America, For Us Who Dare Not Dare, Lord In My Heart, Artful Pose, The Couple, The Pusher, Chicken Licken; Part 4: I Almost Remember, Prisoner, Woman Me, John J., Southeast Arkanasia, Song for the Old Ones, Child Dead in Old Seas, Take Time Out, Elegy, Reverses, Little Girl Speakings, This Winter Day. About the Author. ISBN 0394499514. #2496

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5 541
Bacon, Leonard
Animula Vagula.
Harper & Brothers, NY. Copyright 1926.
New York, 1926
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Very Good




12 mo. 37 pgs Very Good condition hardcover. Stated First Edition. Green cloth with paper title pieces on spine and front cover. Some edge chipping to paper of title on spine, not obtrusive to lettering. Very lightly foxed endpapers, with owner name on front endpaper, else clean, sound and unmarked. Introduction followed by 27 poems. Other works by this Pulitzer Prize winning poet include The Heroic Battles of Servia, The Cid, Ulug beg, Ph.D.s, Guinea-fowl and Other Poultry, Lost Buffalo and Other Poems, Sunderland Capture and Day of Fire. #541.

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6 2275
Balzac [Honore De Balzac]
Eugenie Grandet
Nelson
Paris, 1932
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




271pgs + adv. Very Good condition cloth hardcover, decorative binding. Minimal overall wear with a trace of rubbing at edges and corners and a shallow ding to cloth in front gutter where front board meets mid spine. Binding sound, light foxing to endpapers, a few scatterd notations and underlines in French. Text is in the French language. A novel centering around a village miser, Felix Eugenie, his obsession with gain at all costs, and the effect of his miserliness on his wife, his daughter Eugenie, his family and fellow villagers. Set in early nineteenth century Napoleonic France in a town called Saumur. Appended at the end of the text are 12 pgs of advertisements for other titles by Nelson Editeurs. #2275.

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7 362
Barker, Clive
Sacrament
HarperCollins
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
006017949X / 9780060179496

Gene Mydlowski

8vo.447 pgs. Fine Hardbound in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A story about a wildlife photographer, Will Rabjohns, who has made his reputation photographing endangered species, and a fateful trip to the Arctic where a mystical encounter with a bear leaves him all but dead. A journey of self-discovery leads him back to AIDS-plagued San Francisco, New York, and the Scottish moors, where he penetrates the ultimate mystery, "The "Domus Mundi" and discovers the secret that links his destiny to that of all the innumerable creatures on the planet. ISBN 006017949X. #362.

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8 125
Barnes, Linda
Steel Guitar
Delacorte Press
New York, 1991
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition Nov. 1991
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
0385300131 / 9780385300131



8vo. 257 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. White boards, black spine with gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Light edgewear. Dust jacket has 1/4 inch closed tear at bottom spine corner, two tiny closed tears at top rear. Author of COYOTE. The fourth of the Carlotta Carlyle mysteries, set in Boston. Blues singer Dee Willis comes back into Carlotta's life. ISBN 0385300131. #125.

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9 491
Basch, Rachel.
Degrees of Love
W.W. Norton Co.
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0393046257 / 9780393046250


Signed by Author
8vo. 281 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on half-title page. Author's first novel. Removable "Autographed Copy" sticker on front cover. A young couple's world starts to unravel when their eighteen month old child is accidentally burned, and the report of an emergency room physician prompts the state to take temporary custody. ISBN 0393046257.#491.

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10 2347
Batcheller, Frances N. Et al
Handbook on Gesneriads (African-Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives) Plants & Gardens Vol. 23 Spring (May) 1967.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
New York, 1967
6 x 9 Inches

Softcover Pamphlet
Very Good




81 pgs. Very Good condition staple bound softcover with light overall shelfwear, internally clean and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents and contributors included: Cultural Notes for Achieving Extreme Beauty in Plants - Henry Teuscher, Afican-Violets - Alma Wright, Fluorescent lighting - Frances N. Batcheller, Gesneriads in the Greenhouse - Cornelius Ackerson, Dictionary of Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Episcias - Peggy Schulz, Columneas for Versatility - M. Carleton L'Hommedieu, Achimenes - Paul Arnold, Plant Huunting in the Tropics - Thomas E. Talpey, Streptocarpus - R.D.A. Bayliss, Florist Gloxinias and Their Kin - Carl D. Clayberg, Gesneriads as a Family - B.L. Burtt, The Little oNes - Ruth Katzenberger, Growing and Showing - Olive S. Hull and William Henry hull jr., Propagating Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Pests and Diseases - Michael J. Kartuz, Hybridiziing Gesneriads - Robert E. Lee, Chromosome Numbers in the Gesneriaaceae - Robert E. Lee, Classification of Gesneriad Genera - Robert E. Lee, Suppliers, Books and Organizations Concerned with Gesneriaceae. #2347.

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11 1816
Beebe, William
The Log of the Sun. A Chronicle of Nature's Year.
Garden City
New York, 1927
Small 8vo.
Later Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Walter King Stone

x.321pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Top of text block edge is red. Clean, sound, attractive with minimal shelf wear, unmarked except for previous owner name neatly penned to front free endpaper. Color frontis by Walter King Stone. A series of 52 essays, arranged by month, presenting familiar subjects from unusual points of view. Bird's-eye, mammal and insect perspectives on facing storms and night and cold and seasonal changes. Portions of the text have been published previously in "Outing", "Recreation", "The Golden Age", "The New York Evening Post" and "The New York Tribune". #1816

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12 542
Benedict, Madeline
Sudden Door
The Golden Quill Press.
New Hampshire, 1960
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Near Fine



Signed by Author
64 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ condition jacket. Blue cloth boards, white leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Very slight rubbing to bottom corners. White dustwrapper with uncut front flap, blue decoration and lettering. Upper edge of jacket has a tiny closed tear and corner chip. SIGNED and inscribed "Cordially ever, Madeline Benedict" on front endpaper. Clean and unmarked. By the author of "Spring Will Not Fail" and "Fleet as the Swallow's Dip". #542.

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13 497
Benet, Stephen Vincent.
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose.
Farrar & Rinehart
New York, 1942
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497.

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14 2259
Benton, Joel
Emerson as a Poet
M.F. Mansfield & A. Wessels
New York, 1883
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Cloth Hardcover
Good




168 pgs. Good condition rust colored cloth hardcover. Gilt lettering to front and spine, top edge gilt. Binding sound. Light to moderate rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, top of spine edge frayed, faded area of cloth at bottom of front cover. A two inch semicircular clear water spot is visible at the bottom margin of textblock, along bottom outer corner of pages 33-144, text not affected. Owner name [Edith True] on front endpaper, attractive frontis portrait of Emerson, tissue intact. Sections: Dedication, Prefatory Note, Emerson as a Poet, The New Poms of Emerson, Appendix, Concordance to Emerson's Poetry, Emerson as a Magazine Topic, Some Books About Emerson. By the author of "In the Poe Circle" and other biographical works, Joel Benton (1832-1911) was a native of Amenia NY and founder of Amenis Times (now Harlem Valley Times) newspaper. #2259.

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15 591
Bernard, April
BLACKBIRD BYE BYE.
Random House.
New York and Cleveland, 1989
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0394535369



66 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black cloth spine, maroon boards. Clean and unmarked. Very shallow bump to upper front corner. Faint wrinkle to upper edge of rear panel of dust jacket, no chips or tears. Complex and eclectic, this collection explores a wide range of characters " from gangsters to politicians, from artists to beggars to young lovers". The Staions of the Cross become "a contemporary journey in pain and doubt". Winner of The Academy of American Poets' 1988 Walt Whitman Award. Author of "Pirate Jenny". ISBN 0394535369. # 591.

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16 522
Bower, Muriel
Foil Fencing. Wm. C. Brown Sports and Fitness Series.
Wm. C. Brown, Iowa. Copyright 1985, Fifth Edition.
IOWA, 1985
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Fifth Edition.
Softbound Pb
Very Good
0697003698 / 9780697003690



8vo. 110 pgs. Very Good condition softcover. Selection and care of equipment, basic skills, conditioning, bouting, rules and etiquette. ISBN 0697003698. #522.

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17 1342
Brookes, Martin
Get a Grip on Genetics (Get a Grip on...Series)
Time-Life Education, Incorporated
Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
First Printing
Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Fine
073700035X / 9780737000351

Andrew Kaulman, Andrew Kulman

8vo. 192 pgs. Fine softcover, clean and unmarked, in stiff wraps with matching illustrated paper cover. Kraft-paper colored pages with black print, with illustrations and drawings scattered informally alongside each topic. Content is presented clearly and imaginatively, useful and entertaining for novice, student and scientist alike. "From Mendel and the garden peas to the world-embracing Human Genome Project, discover what you need to know about what genes are and what they do. This book moves from the earliest experiments to the discoveries of Watson and Crick to modern efforts to identify the function of every human gene." Includes index. For similar illustrative style and subject matter, see also book numbers 1343 (Get a Grip series on Evolution) and 1856 (Darwin for Beginners). ISBN 073700035X. #1342.

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18 1547
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Sonnets From the Portugese
Peter Pauper Press
Mount Vernon, New York, 
12mo - 6" - 7" Tall
Edition Not Stated.
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Good to Very Good


Mary Jane Gorton

12mo 60 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good dust jacket. Jacket has some foxing and smudging primarily along edges, spine area darkened, no chips or tears, price is intact. Book has some age darkening along edges, endpapers lightly foxed. Front endpaper with bookplate featuring a hand planting a seedling. Internally clean and unmarked. With three-toned illustrations throughout by Mary Jane Gorton. #1547.

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19 589
Burke, James Lee
Cadillac Jukebox
Hyperion
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good
0786861754 / 9780786861750

Victor Weaver, Dave Henderson

8vo. 297 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good+ dust jacket, jacket is pristine but for a small 1/4 inch closed tear to top back panel, protected in removable archival cover. A gently read copy with very light overall shelf wear, wherein Dave Robicheaux comes to the aid of local politician Aaron Crown and gets entangled with a Mafia princess, a psychedelic guru, a psychopath and a former lover, now governor's wife. Settings include the New Orleans Garden District and Old Mexico. ISBN 0786861754. #588.

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20 1763
Burke, James Lee
Cimarron Rose
Hyperion Books
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1997
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0786862580 / 9780786862580

Victor Weaver, Dave Henderson

288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, unmarked, pristine. James Lee Burke introduces a new series set in the American West. ISBN 0786862580. #1763

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