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  • Folk-Lore of the Holy Land : Moslem, Christian and Jewish

    By J.E. Hanauer

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Duckworth & Co.
    • Published: 1907
    8vo. 1st edition. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Minor closed tears to head of spine. Over opening in the first few leaves. P.O.'s pencil notes throughout. Heavy toning and foxing to text block and leaves throughout. VG.
  • Toward World Peace

    By Henry A. Wallace

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
    • Published: 1948
    (1948). 8vo. SIGNED by Wallace, 33rd vice president of USA, under FDR. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Slight lean to spine. Heavy toning to text block, end papers and leaves throughout. Several small chips to moderately edgeworn d.j. Light toning and trace soiling to d.j. overall. VG/VG.
  • Gertrude and Claudius

    By John Updike

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 2000
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Updike. Light bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and slightly leaning spine. Cloth bindings moderately rubbed. Clean, bright copy. Heavy dampstaining and rippling to mildly edgeworn d.j. Trace soiling to panels. VG/VG.
  • The Yellow Book : An Illustrated Quarterly (Volume XII, January 1897)

    By Aubrey Beardsley

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: John Lane
    • Published: 1897
    8vo. 1st edition. Light bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine, particularly to spine ends and forecorners. Cloth bindings somewhat rubbed and darkenened. Minor chipping and fraying to both ends of heavily darkened, slightly soiled spine. Light over-opening to hinges. Mild ripple to textblock. Leaves lightly toned throughout. Gentle foxing to both pastedowns and endpapers. Previous seller's small sticker to front pastedown. VG.
  • World's Fair

    By E.L. Doctorow

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399453981
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1985
    (1985). 8vo. 2nd printing. SIGNED by Doctorow. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Mild toning to text block and leaves throughout. Heavy rubbing and slight creasing to gently edgeworn d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials : Book 1)

    By Philip Pullman

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1996
    (1996). 8vo. Advance Reader's Copy. Light rubbing and impressions to minimally edgeworn covers. Gentle rubbed abrasions to extremities. Minor staining to all edges of textblock. Small stain to front cover verso and to f.f.e.p. Leaves gently toned. VG in wrappers.
  • Conversation at Midnight

    By Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
    • Published: 1937
    8vo. 1st trade edition. Lacking d.j. Slight bumping and rubbing to lightly sunned extremities of boards and spine. Heavy lean to spine. Mild toning and minute chipping to title card at spine. Hint of bowing to lightly rubbed boards. Glue burns with minor transference to both pastedowns and endpapers. Leaves moderately toned throughout. VG/--.
  • Stone Churches of Ireland

    By Paul Caponigro

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • Publisher: Lodima Press
    • Published: 2007
    (2007). Thin 4to. SIGNED by Caponigro. Negligible bumping to extremities of wrappers. Very light toning to text block and leaves throughout. VG in wrappers.
  • The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly (Volume IX, April 1896)

    By Aubrey Beardsley

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Copeland & Day
    • Published: 1896
    8vo. 1st edition. Light bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine, particularly at spine ends and forecorners. Moderate chipping and fraying to both ends of heavily darkened spine. Some rubbing and darkening to cloth bindings with mild soiling to boards. Moderate rippling to textblock. Leaves lightly toned throughout. VG.
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Rudolph Shines Again

    By Robert L. May

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Follett Publishing Company
    • Published: 1954
    4to. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Light rubbing and trace soiling to boards and spine. Mild toning to text block and leaves throughout. VG.
  • Narrative of the United States Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea

    By W.F. Lynch

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Blachard and Lea
    4to. Starting and over open at title page. Foxing throughout. P.O. signature and pencil markings to front pastedown, f.f.e.p. and r.f.e.p. Slight leaning to spine. Some scuffing and shelfwear to boards. VG.
  • Mark Grotjahn Drawings

    By Mark Grotjahn

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Blum & Poe / Anton Kern
    • Published: 2006
    (New York / Los Angeles). (2006). 4to. 1st edition. Light rippling to endpapers. Minor rubbing and scratching to boards. VG.
  • Looking for Alaska

    By John Green

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Dutton Books
    • Published: 2005
    (2005). 8vo. Later printing. SIGNED by Green. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Very mild toning to text block and leaves throughout. Light rubbing to gently edgeworn d.j. VG/VG.
  • Westward Ho!

    By Charles Kinglsey

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell
    • Published: ND
    8vo. Later printing. Blue cloth bindings with blue and gilt-stamped titles and decorations to front board and spine. T.e.g. Heavy rubbing and trace soiling to somewhat darkened bidings. Slight bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and heavily leaning spine. Light foxing to first several leaves of textblock. Leaves moderately toned throughout. P.o. gift inscription dated Christmas 1916. VG.
  • 8vo. 6 volumes. Slight edgewear to extremities of somewhat toned and darkened covers. Some rippling to covers echoed in textblocks. Spines heavily darkened impacting title cards. Minor chipping to title cards at spines of 'Litter of Rose Leaves,' 'Tabloid News,' 'Gehenna,' and 'American County Fair.' Leaves moderately toned with heavily rippling. Over-opening to nearly all volumes. Heavy rubbing adn sunning to black cloth slipcase. Title card to slipcase spine somewhat toned. Splitting along top edge of slipcase. VG in wrappers in VG slipcase.
  • Das Auge der Liebe : 30 Photos von Rene Groebli

    By Rene Groebli

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • Publisher: Sturm & Drang
    • Published: 2014
    (Zurich, Switzerland). (2014). Thin 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION. One of 1000. Reissue. Text is in German. Negligible bumping to extremities of wrappers. Light toning to wrappers, text block and leaves throughout. VG in wrappers.
  • Mark di Suvero

    By Mark di Suvero

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: DelMonico Books / Prestel
    • Published: 2015
    (2015). 4to. SIGNED by di Suvero. Slightest bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine. Two minute bumps to lower edge of front board. Hint of toning to external margins of leaves. Light rubbing and impressions to minimally edgeworn d.j. Small closed tear to top edge of front d.j. joint. VG/VG.
  • The Magicians

    By J.B. Priestley

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
    • Published: 1954
    (1954). 8vo. 1st edition. Mild bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Some toning, rubbing and trace soiling to boards and spine. Heavy toning to text block and leaves throughout. Several small chips and closed tears to heavily edgeworn d.j. Heavy rubbing, soiling and toning to d.j. overall. VG/VG.
  • His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass [Together With] The Subtle Knife [Together With] The Amber Spyglass

    By Philip Pullman

    Our Price: $400.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1995, 1997, 2000
    (1995, 1997, 2000). 3 volumes. 8vo. 1st American edition of each book in His Dark Materials trilogy. Each book INSCRIBED by Pullman. Some rubbing to boards. Slight bumping to spine ends. Minor soiling to textblock of volumes 2 and 3. Slight rubbing and bumping to d.j. Scratching to d.j. of volume 3. VG/VG. THE SET:
  • Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

    By Mary Mapes Dodge

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399140379
    • Publisher: The John C. Winston Company
    • Published: 1925
    (1925). 8vo. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Heavy toning text block and leaves throughout. Several small chips and open tears to heavily damaged d.j. Front panel is separated from d.j. spine. VG/VG.
  • Adam Bede

    By George Eliot

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: W & R Chambers, Limited
    Small 4to. Half leather. T.e.g. P.O. bookplate to front pastedown. Minor foxing to textblock and some pages throughout. Scrapping and ink smudging to fore-edge of illustration of p. 476. Closed tearing to fore-edge of p. 521. Slight fading along spine. VG.
  • The Burgess Book of Nature Lore : Adventures of Tommy, Sue, and Sammy with Their Friends of Meadow, Pool, and Forest

    By Thornton W. Burgess

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
    • Published: 1965
    (1965). 8vo. 1st edition. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Mild toning to text block and leaves throughout. Several small chips and closed tears to heavily edgeworn d.j. Moderate rubbing and trace soiling to d.j. overall. VG/VG.
  • Do Or Die

    By Martine Barrat

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Viking
    4to. 1st edition. SIGNED at later date by Barrat. Ex-libris blindstamp at f.f.e.p., slight soiling to upper fore-corner of page. Small light soil mark at spine of d.j., mild shelf rubbing to rear panel. VG/VG
  • On Weaving

    By Anni Albers

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
    4to. 1st edition. Toning to leaves. Glue burning and a little dust soiling to spine,edges and margins of boards. Toning, heavy tearing and chipping to d.j. VG/Good
  • The Spawning Run

    By William Humphrey

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1970
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Humphrey. Negligible bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Mild toning boards, spine, text block and leaves throughout. Several small chips to midly edgeworn d.j. Moderate rubbing and trace soiling to d.j. overall. VG/VG.
  • The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials: Book 2)

    By Philip Pullman

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 1997
    (1997). 8vo. ADVANCE READING COPY. Negligible bumping to extremities of wrappers. Trace soiling to gently edgeworn wrappers overall. VG in wrappers.
  • Holes

    By Louis Sachar

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus And Giroux
    8vo. Later printing. SIGNED. ''National Book Award' label at front panel of d.j., minute tear with wera at head of spine. Bright copy. NF/VG
  • Bargain Leather 7.50-15.00

    By Bargain Leather

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
  • Coraline

    By Neil Gaiman

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
    (New York). 1st edition. INSCRIBED with drawing of a rat. NF/NF
  • The Poetical Works Of Oliver Wendell Holmes

    By Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin And Company
    • Published: 1891
    3 Volumes. 8vo. Riverside Press. Half leather, brown, gilt spines, small gilt ship ornament at lower band of leather at front boards. Some rubbing to extremties of covers. Toning to leaves. VG. THE SET:

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