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A Door Must Be Either Open or Shut. A Proverb.

By: Alfred De Musset

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The Rodale Press, 1955

Edition: First Edition Thus


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. View more info

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A Treasury of Stephen Foster

By: Deems Taylor, John Tasker Howard, Ray Lev, Dorothy Berliner Commins [Stephen Foster]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1946

Edition: First Printing


222 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, green boards, red cloth spine. General wear to cloth and boards at edges and corners, lettering to spine somewhat faded, rubbing to paper edges and shallow scuffing of boards. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: Foreword by Deems Taylor, Stephen Collins Foster by John Tasker Howard, Open Thy Lattice Love, Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long, Hard Times Come Again No More, Ellen Bayne, Oh! Susanna, Away Down Souf, Lou'siana Be... View more info

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A Troubadour's Testament

By: Cowan, James.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Shambala, 1998

Edition: First Edition


8vo. 198 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. A magical journey through twelfth-century Provence in search of the spiritual power of perfect love. By the author of "A Mapmaker's Dream". ISBN 1570623392. #730. View more info

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Accordion Crimes

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 068419... View more info

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All Our Yesterdays

By: Parker, Robert B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 401 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. Black boards, gray-blue cloth with red lettering at spine. A saga of two Irish families, set in Boston. Jacket design by Robert Santora. ISBN 0385304374. #135. View more info

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An Easy Day for a Lady

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1995

Edition: First Thus


8vo. 210 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dustjacket. First edition thus-first published under the title "Widow's Peak" by Little, Brown and Co. in Great Britain. This is the fourth novel with British suffragette Nell Bray. On a climbing holiday at Mt. Blanc, Nell spots a French rescue team chipping a body out of the ice. ISBN 0312118112. #979. View more info

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Angel

By: Kilworth, Garry D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Dougherty., 1996

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 320 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First US edition, May 1996. Police drama and the supernatural cross paths in San Francisco. ISBN 0312861079. #580. View more info

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Angels Flying Slowly

By: Roe, Jill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 206 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine condition, clean and unmarked. Authors first novel. Following the breakup of their parents marriage, two adolescent sisters are dispatched to a convent boarding school, soon to be joined by an equally unruly cousin. Adolescent angst and nostalgic humor, set in the 1950's. ISBN 0312134274. #818. View more info

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Animula Vagula.

By: Bacon, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, NY. Copyright 1926., 1926

Edition: First Edition.


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 Poul... View more info

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Anne Frank: The Biography. With a Note By Miep Gies.

By: Muller, Melissa; Kimber, Rita (translator); Kimber, Robert (translator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1998

Edition: First Edition


8vo. 330 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Jacket has very slight edgewear along top edge. A biography and autobiographical chronicle of the life of Anne Frank. ISBN 0805059962. #2137. View more info

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Aubrey Beardsley. A Biography.

By: Sturgis, Matthew

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Press., 1999

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 404 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Grey boards, black cloth spine. Yellow decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrated dustjacket with portrait on front panel. Publishers release slip laid in. By his death in 1898 at the age of 28, Aubrey Beardsley had already become known as "a precocious line artist who redefined the limits of black-and-white art. His erotic, decadent illustrations for Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' and the famous journal 'The Yellow Book' ... View more info

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Be Cool

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Delacorte Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 292 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Set in Hollywood, with film-maker Chili Palmer. Included is a sealed promotional excerpt copyright 1998 as distributed by Coca Cola before the book was released. ISBN 0385333919. #2181. View more info

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Bitterroot Landing

By: Reynolds, Sheri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


8vo. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked, unread. Novel about an incest survivor, author's first book. ISBN 039913994X. View more info

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BLACKBIRD BYE BYE.

By: Bernard, April

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Random House., 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


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 Th... View more info

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Blood of an Aries

By: Mather, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1993

Edition: First American Edition


8vo. 201 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine, with publishers review slip laid in. First book in the Zodiac mystery series. ISBN 0312104294. #720. View more info