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Jagger. Unauthorized., Anderson, Christopher
1 354
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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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well, Angelou, Maya
2 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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Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well, Angelou, Maya
3 2494
Angelou, Maya
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Random House
New York, 1997
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0679457070 / 9780679457077



66pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine with tight binding. First printing of this Random House edition, number line 987654321 on copyright page, DJ dated4/97. 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 #0679457070. #2494

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Eugenie Grandet, Balzac [Honore De Balzac]
4 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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Sacrament, Barker, Clive
5 362
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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Handbook on Gesneriads (African-Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives) Plants & Gardens Vol. 23 Spring (May) 1967., Batcheller, Frances N. Et al
6 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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Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose., Benet, Stephen Vincent.
7 497
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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Emerson as a Poet, Benton, Joel
8 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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BLACKBIRD BYE BYE., Bernard, April
9 591
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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Foil Fencing. Wm. C. Brown Sports and Fitness Series., Bower, Muriel
10 522
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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Sonnets From the Portugese, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
11 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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Cadillac Jukebox, Burke, James Lee
12 589
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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The Cream of the Jest. Introduction By Harold Ward., Cabell, James Branch
13 1937
Cabell, James Branch
The Cream of the Jest. Introduction By Harold Ward.
The Modern Library
New York, 
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

Leatherette
Very Good




xii.250pgs. Very Good condition. Dark Green leatherette binding no. 4, Bernhard endpapers [circa 1925-1929] with gilt to spine. Light wear to edges, bottom spine edge frayed, spine slightly crinkled. Owner names on front blank. List of Modern Library titles after text. #1937.

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Seasoned Timber, Canfield, Dorothy
14 103
Canfield, Dorothy
Seasoned Timber
Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New York, 1939
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, Second Printing
Cloth
Good to Very Good




8vo. 485 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Illus. frontis. Cloth is tan, attractive coarse linen texture with green and brown title piece on spine. Owner name on front paste down. Small letter "B" stamped on front pastedown, bottom of title page and edges. Light foxing to endpapers, text clean and sound. Headmaster Timothy Hulme is in a serious quandry after the academy is willed one million dollars with the stipulation that Jewish, female, and local students must be winnowed out. Intertwined with the flavors of Vermont life and geography. By the author of "Understood Betsy" and "Fellow Captains" (as Dorothy Canfield Fisher, with co-author Sarah N. Cleghorn). #103

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Screaming with Joy : The Life of Allen Ginsberg, Caveney, Graham
15 1487
Caveney, Graham
Screaming with Joy : The Life of Allen Ginsberg
Bantam Books.
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo
First American Edition
Hard Cover
As New, As New
0767902785 / 9780767902786



8vo. 216 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Black and white cover art.The first fully illustrated tribute to Allen Ginsberg, the best-known American poet of the post-war generation, mother of the Beats, and walking embodiment of Western counterculture. ISBN 0767902785. #1487.

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Monkey King, Chao, Patricia
16 957
Chao, Patricia
Monkey King
HarperCollins Publishers
New York, 1997
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
006018681X / 9780060186814



8vo. 310 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Author's first novel. Pristine. A story of recovery, memory and enlightenment as a young Chinese woman, after a mental breakdown and hospital sojourn, explores her past and the secrets in her extended Chinese family in order to come to terms with her hidden demons. ISBN 006018681X. #957.

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Charles Lamb. Selections from His Letter, Essays and Verses. [Little Masterpieces], Charles Lamb.
17 1926
Charles Lamb.
Charles Lamb. Selections from His Letter, Essays and Verses. [Little Masterpieces]
Thompson, Brown & Co
New York, 1915
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




ix.156pgs. Very Good little green cloth hardcover, light shelf wear and rubbing to cloth at corners, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Internally clean, sound, unmarked. Frontis portrait engraving of Charles Lamb, tissue intact. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Essays: The Two Races of Men, New Year's Eve, Imperfect Sympathies, Dream-Children: A Reverie, A Dissertaction Upon Roast Pig, On Some of the Old Actors, Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading, The Superannuated Man, Old China; Letters: To Coleridge [3 letters], To Manning [2 letters], To Wordsworth [4 letters], To Miss Hutchinson [1 letter], To J. Taylor [2 letters], To Bernard Barton [2 letters]; Verses: A Farewell to Tobacco, She is Going, The Old Familiar Faces. #1926

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Theo's Odyssey, Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.
18 1880
Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.
Theo's Odyssey
Arcade Publishing
New York, 1999
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First North American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1559704993 / 9781559704991



593 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, clean and unmarked. First English Language Edition. Translated from the French by Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz. A story of healing as an ill little boy explores the many forms of religious faith while travelling with his aunt. He learns the tenets and philosophies of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Shinto, yoga, animism, voodoo and more. From the publisher: "This is a hugely enjoyable story about how and why people believe in their God, told with wit, clarity, and infectuious enthusiasm". By the author of "The Feminine and the Sacred", "Syncope: The Philosophy of Rapture", "Opera: The Undoing of Women", "Discoveries: Ghandi", "Edwina and Nehru", "Dona Gracia Nasi", "Claude Levi-Strauss", "Afrique Esclave", "Bleu Panique", "Adrienne Lecouvreur, ou, Le coeur transporte (Elle etait une fois)", "La Senora", "Por Amor a la India", "Desert Eves: An Indian Paradise ", "The Newly Born Woman", " El Viaje de Teo", "The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan". ISBN 1559704993. #1880.

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214], Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]
19 1879
Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]
Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214]
Pyramid Books
New York, 1956
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall

Softcover, Pb
Very Good


Bob Lavin

190 pgs. Very Good condition vintage paperback. Slight rubbing to paper at spine edges and a shallow partial crease to front cover vertically along woman pictured, else externally pristine, square and tight. Text block edges are red. Internally clean and unmarked, paper uniformly age-toned. First four pages have a small 1/2 inch closed edge tear to right margin. Cover art by Bob Lavin. From the back cover: "The Vikes were in the saddle riding high-peddling forbidden pleasures, substituting drugs for cocktails, following a twisted path which would permit mankind to escape reality. And only one man stood between them and a world gone mad...". #1879.

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From Potter's Field, Cornwell, Patricia
20 486
Cornwell, Patricia
From Potter's Field
Scribner
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
4th Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0684195984 / 9780684195988



8vo. 412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, clean, tight and unmarked, no rubs or tears. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984. #486.

Price: 7.00 USD
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