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Elegant Epistles Being a Copious Collection of Familiar and Amusing Letters, Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons and for General Entertainment
1 Elegant Epistles Being a Copious Collection of Familiar and Amusing Letters, Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons and for General Entertainment
1794 New, Improved and Enlarged Hardcover Good 
Quarterbound leather with faded marbled paper which seems to have been laid down over part of the leather which has darkened areas of the paper (see scan). Gilt title on spine with non-raised, gilt bands. Book is square and hinges are secure, thoughthere is a small slit on the front right spine edge. Much edge and corner wear. ; Frontispiece Engraving, B&W; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 873 pages; Large collection of letters by British writers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Hurry Up, America & Spit, Bailey, Pearl
2 Bailey, Pearl Hurry Up, America & Spit
New York City Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Top and bottom edges of boards are slightly faded, folds of DJ a little tanned. Wear is probably from being on a shelf for 30 years. Book looks unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages; Inscribed and signed by Bailey on a half title page after the title page. This is a collection of poems and essays by the singer. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Road Work Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues and Beasts, Bowden, Mark
3 Bowden, Mark Road Work Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues and Beasts
London Atlantic Books 2004 First English Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Both book and jacket show only very light shelfwear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 467 pages; Collection of essays about the darker side of modern humanity by the author of Black Hawk Down. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Essays: Civil, Moral, Literary and Political Written after the Manner of M. De Montagne, Interspersed with Characters, Portraits, Anecdotes, Etc., D'Argenson, Marquis
4 D'Argenson, Marquis Essays: Civil, Moral, Literary and Political Written after the Manner of M. De Montagne, Interspersed with Characters, Portraits, Anecdotes, Etc.
Dublin William Porter 1789 Hardcover Good 
Full leather with edge, corner, spine and surface wear. Title was in red square on spine but is no longer visible. Book is square and binding seems secure though stiff. The hinges have been reglued or reinforced and all endpapers before the title page are missing as well as all rear endpapers after the last printed page. An ornate bookplate is attached to the rear pastedown. It says that is is "Ex Libris Jacobi Plowden." It is upside down on the rear pastedown. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 288 pages; All content pages are present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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On Truth, Frankfurt, Harry G.
5 Frankfurt, Harry G. On Truth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2008 030726422X / 9780307264220 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Book is close to fine with maybe a hint of shelfwear. Frankfort wrote a rather popular essay-book, On Bullshit. On Truth is his follow-up to Bullshit. These two books are quite important in the age of Trump and "alternative facts." ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 101 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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