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  • Discourses of Brigham Young : Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    By Brigham Young

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112061116
    • Publisher: Deseret Book Company
    • Published: 1978
    8vo. Reprint. Bound in full leather. All edges gilt. Minor bumping and soiling to rear board; faint impression to leather of front board. VG.
  • Captain Gault : Being the Exceedingly Private Log os a Sea-Captain

    By WIlliam Hope Hodgson

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060959
    • Publisher: Robert m> McBride and Company
    • Published: 1918
    8vo. 1st American edition. Wear to cloth boards at corners and edges. Bumping to spine ends. Toning to leaves. Bindindig dull, especially at spine. VG.
  • Les Tramways De Nice Et De La Cote D'Azur

    By Jean Robert

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060997
    • Publisher: Societe des Transports Urbains de Nice
    • Published: 1988
    4to. 1st edition. Text in French. Minor bumping to upper fore-corner of front board, negligible toning to upper edges of boards. NF/NF.
  • Break Of Day

    By Colette

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112061055
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy
    • Published: 1961
    8vo. 1st American edition. Some wear to spine ends, toning to boards. Toning to leaves. Toning, some edgewear with small chips and short tears to d.j. VG/VG.
  • A Message to Garcia

    By Elbert Hubbard

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060409
    • Publisher: Roycrofters
    (East Aurora). (Roycrofters). (1899). 8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 925 copies. Bound in limp suede. Slight darkening to margins of suede, with a few tiny tears to extremities. Previous owner's gift note inscribed to title page. VG.
  • The Soft Machine

    By William Burroughs

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060171
    • Publisher: Olympia Press
    (1961). 12mo. 1st edition, 2nd issue. Light edgewear to wrappers; 'New Price' stamp to rear wrapper. 1.5' glue repaired tear to tail of spine, with associated chipping and tearing to dust jacket. Paper of spine just starting from rear joint. Light toning and edgewear to dust jacket, with shallow chipping to extremities. VG in wrappers in VG dust jacket.
  • Outerbridge Reach

    By Robert Stone

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060225
    • Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
    • Published: 1992
    (1992). 8vo. Later printing. SIGNED by Stone. Light wear to boards. Sticker ghost to f.p.e.p. Minor edgewear to dust jacket with minor damp staining to foot of spine verso. VG/VG.
  • Josef Koudelka : Nationality Doubtful

    By Josef Koudelka

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060263
    • Publisher: Art Institute of Chicago / Yale University Press
    (2014). 4to. 1st edition. Touch of bumping to head of spine. NF in wrappers.
  • The Courting of Marcus Dupree

    By Willie Morris

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060164
    • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1983
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Morris. Minor rubbing and scuffing to boards and spine with small stain to rear board. Starting to gutter p338-339. Minor rubbing, toning, and edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Tulsa Kid

    By Ron Padgett

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060232
    • Publisher: Z Press
    • Published: 1979
    8vo. LIMITED edition, one of 1,000 copies. Minor toning, fading, rubbing, and creasing to wrappers with a small tear to top edge of front panel, affecting first two leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • Ringier Annual Report 2013

    By Laura Owens

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060362
    • Publisher: Ringier
    • Published: 2013
    (Ringier). (2013). 4to. LIMITED to 300 copies. NF in wrappers.
  • Winner Take Nothing

    By Ernest Hemingway

    Our Price: $85.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060454
    • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
    • Published: 1933
    8vo. 1st edition. Boards somewhat worn; slight lean and fading to spine, with fraying to ends. Some chipping to paper title label of front board, affecting title. Previous owner's name to front pastedown; partially removed paper remnant glued to f.f.e.p. Small paper remnant to r.f.e.p. VG/--.
  • Social Studies

    By Fran Lebowitz

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060485
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1981
    (1981). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Lebowitz. Light dust soiling to board edges. Some foxing to textblock edges. Minor soiling and edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket, with some scraping to front panel. VG/VG.
  • Bevan Davies : Los Angeles, 1976

    By Bevan Davies

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060584
    • Publisher: Nazraeli Press
    • Published: 2014
    (2014). (Los Angeles, California). Folio. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 350 copies. SIGNED by Davies on label affixed to rear cover. Bright copy. NF/NF.
  • Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go

    By George P. Pelecanos

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060287
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: 1995
    (1995). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Pelecanos. Starting to gutter at title. Light rubbing to dust jacket panels and edges with small tear to bottom edge of front joint. VG/VG.
  • The Ginger Man

    By J.P. Donleavy

    Our Price: $300.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060300
    • Publisher: Olympia Press
    (The Traveller's Companion Series No. 7). (1955). 12mo. 1st edition. Light creasing and edgewear to wrappers. Mild toning and creasing to spine. Smalls tear to fore-edge of pp. 229-230 and to bottom edge of rear blank. Occasional neat underlining and marginalia to text. VG in wrappers.
  • Let the Great World Spin

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060416
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 2009
    (2009). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by McCann. Light rubbing to spine ends, affecting lightly soiled dust jacket. Previous seller sticker to f.p.e.p. Faint toning to margins of leaves. VG/VG.
  • Decoded

    By Jay-Z

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060447
    • Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
    • Published: 2010
    Square 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Jay-Z. Faint and sparse spotting to textblock edges. Miniscule soiling to dust jacket spine with minor bump to top edge of rear joint. NF/VG.
  • Neighbors / Nachbarn

    By Collier Schorr

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060256
    • Publisher: SteidlMACK
    (Gottingen). (SteidlMACK). (2006). 4to. 1st edition. SIGNED by Schorr. Negligible bumping to corners of boards. Light rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. NF/VG.
  • Beeton's Christmas Annual, Fourteenth Season : THE SILIAD or the Siege of the Seats.

    By Samuel Orchart [] Beeton

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060294
    • Publisher: Ward, Lock & Tyler
    • Published: n.d.
    8vo. Rebound with original wrappers bound in. Slightly shaken boards. Bookseller's sticker on front pastedown. Minor yellowing to leaves. Some rubbing and wear to boards. Some foxing to endpapers. VG.
  • Longmans' Christmas Annual for 1898 : Yule Logs

    By G. A. Henty

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060317
    • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
    • Published: 1898
    8vo. A.e.g. Fraying and wear to edges of toned spine. Some bumping to corners of mildly soiled and rubbed boards. Notations made in pen on endpapers. Some foxing to leaves. VG.
  • London As Seen by Charles Dana Gibson

    By Charles Dana Gibson

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060768
    • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
    • Published: 1897
    Oblong Folio. 1st edition. T.e.g. Chipping to edges of soiled and toned boards. Small thin scratches along boards. VG.
  • Life in Paris or the Adventures of a Marquis

    By Eugene Francois Vidocq

    Our Price: $85.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060560
    • Published: n.d.
    8vo. Rebound with original wrappers bound-in. Chipping and fraying to ends of toned spine. Soiling, toning and shelfwear to boards. Cracking down hinges. P.o. bookplate on front pastedown. Faint toning to edges of leaves. Good.
  • Mystery and Manners

    By Flannery O'Connor

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060386
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    (1969). 8vo. 1st edition. Light fading and wear to edges of boards; mild staining to bottom edges affecting dust jacket. Previous owners' notes to f.f.e.p. and p. 144. Minor staining to pp. 36-39. Faint uneven toning to pp. 116-125. Slight rubbing to dust jacket, with a few tears to edges. VG/VG.
  • Brooklyn

    By Colm Toibin

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060393
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: 2009
    (2009). 8vo. 2nd printing. SIGNED by Toibin. Minor soiling to top edge of dust jacket rear panel and miniscule bump to inside rear flap. NF/VG.
  • 'not in fashion'

    By Mark Borthwick

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060348
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    (2009). 4to. 1st edition. SIGNED by Borthwick as 'Will'. Title on front board crossed out by Borthwick, with 'is nature my only way' written underneath. Light edgewear to boards. Very minor soiling to spine. VG.
  • The Purple Cloud

    By M.P. Shiel

    Our Price: $600.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112060324
    • Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd
    • Published: 1929
    8vo. Later Uniform edition with revised text. With author's ownership signature, as well the initials, FA, of John Gansworth [Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong], and with Realm of Redonda bookplate on front pastedown. Light soiling and edgewear to boards, with a bit of fraying to spine ends. Foxing to edges of leaves and to endpapers. Dust jacket quite worn, with chipping to extremities; lacking most of spine. VG/Good.
  • Hybrids

    By Klaus Thymann

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112059717
    • Publisher: Squash'Em
    • Published: 2007
    (Squash'Em). (2007). 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION. One of 500 copies with original print inserted at front pastedown. INSCRIBED by Thymann. Light bumping to ends of spine and bottom corners of slightly scratched boards. Negligible toning to margins of leaves. VG.
  • Lotus 5: An International Review of Contemporary Architecture

    By Bruno Alfieri

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112059915
    • Publisher: Alfieri
    • Published: 1968
    (Venezia). (Alfieri). Oblong 8vo. Text in Italian and English. Bumping to spine ends and corners, causing crack to head of spine. Front board slightly bowed. Toning to lower margins of boards. Minor toning to margins of leaves. Some toning and soiling to d.j. VG/VG.
  • One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana

    By Deborah Luster

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112059724
    • Publisher: Twin Palms Publishers
    (Santa Fe, NM). (Twin Palms Publishers). (2003). Square 4to. 1st edition, INSCRIBED by Luster. Small spot of cloth rubbed away at top corner of front board. Gentle toning to margins of leaves. Light rubbing and scratching to d.j. VG/VG.

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