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Obscenity and the Law of Reflection

By: Miller, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alicat Book Shop: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 15294

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pale blue wraps with black titles. Some toning along edges along with light, even interior toning. Some, very light, edge and corner wear. This a solid VG to VG+ copy protected in Mylar. This essay was set up and printed by Hunt at his press in Yonkers, New York then published by Oscar Baradinsky as one of the "Outcast" series of chapbooks at the Alicat Book Shop in New York. This edition was limited to 750 copies. ; B&W Photograph; Small 8vo 7½" - ... View more info

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Henry Miller from Tropic of Cancer, Previously Unpublished Sections

By: Miller, Henry

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Roger Jackson: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited and Lettered; First Printing

Seller ID: 15296

ISBN: 1893918009

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book and slipcase, no dustjacket issued, appear to be pristine.This book of unpublished sections was issued in a limited edition of 150 copies and in a special limited edition of 26 lettered copies signed by artist, Gene King, and Publisher/Editor, Roger Jackson. Both have signed on the Limitation Page of this volume Lettered "Q." King has also signed on a special copy of one of his preliminary sketches that was laid into this volume. (This sketch is now tipped in.) It i... View more info

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Doctor Johnson: A Play

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1923

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9321

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Red cloth with black backstrip. Wear on corners and general light aging. Book is square and binding is tight. Jacket has wear and aging along with some tape repairs on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; This is a play by the well-known book-collector A, Edward Newton, who wrote The Amenities of Book-Collecting and was a major collector of Samuel Johnson. This copy is especially distinguished by Jean Hersholt's bookplate and signature (on the bookplate) on the... View more info

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A Little North of Everywhere : A Merry Christmas Comedy

By: Norman, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1951

Seller ID: 11275

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Reddish-brown cloth over boards with white backstrip and titles in very dark green on spine. Book is square and securely bound with general, light wear. Some toning on endpapers. Jacket has a good bit of wear including some loss at top and bottom of spine and a quarter sized chip on the back. Jacket is G to G-. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

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"Living with a Peacock" in Holiday, September, 1961

By: O'Connor, Flannery

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15880

Condition: Good+


This is the September, 1961 issue of Holiday, a large format (10 1/2 X 13) magazine for travellers which contained the first appearance of Flannery O'Connor's essay, "Living with a Peacock." This covers for this copy are almost detached and might be completely detached in shipping. However, the covers could easily and inexpensively be tipped back on. This is an uncommon first appearance of one of O'Connor's essays on peacocks. ; Color Illustration of a Peacock; 4to 11"... View more info

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Collected Stories

By: O'Connor, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14006

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book is square and securely bound with minimal wear. Some expected foxing on endpapers, otherwise this copy would be about near fine. Jacket has some wear along the top edge including a very small chip and two short, closed tears. Solid and attractive copy. O'Connor was noted as a great short story writer, most with an Irish viewpoint. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 702 pages View more info

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The Hat on the Bed : A Collection of 24 New Stories

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13552

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth with gilt titles. Very light general wear with some aging along edges. Book is square and binding secure. Jacket has edge corner and surface wear including chips and tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

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Wild Nights! Short Stories about the Last Days of Poe, Dickinson, Twain, James, and Hemingway

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Harper Collins / Harper Perennial: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition Softcover; First Printing

Seller ID: 10364

Condition: New


Book is brand new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238+ pages; Short stories that fictionalize the deaths of famous writers. View more info

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Operation Narcissus (Eyes Only)

By: Oldfield, Barney, Col.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pandick Press Inc.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8186

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Green cloth over boards with gilt titles. Book has some light edge and corner wear but is square and securely bound. Jacket has edge and corner wear especially along top edge. Some light age toning. In mylar. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 429 pages; Signed and inscribed by Oldfield on ffep. Oldfield was a retired Colonel in the U. S. A. F. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Salad Days

By: Partridge, Bellamy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10782

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Yellow covers with black titles on spine. Very light, general wear and aging with a light odor from storage. Former owner's pictorial bookmark on front pastedown. Square and securely bound. Jacket has some edge, corner and surface wear along with a tear on the upper back left corner. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

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The History of Rome Hanks

By: Pennell, Joseph Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Editions for the Armed Services, Inc.: 1944

Edition: Armed Services Edition

Seller ID: 6819

Condition: Very Good


Wear to cornrs and edges, paper yelowed, front cover has been creased. ; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 479 pages View more info

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Samuel L. Clemens: First Editions and Values

By: Potter, John K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Black Archer Press: 1932

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15319


Original blue cloth covers with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt title on spine. Bery light rubs at extremities and light aging, VG+. Limited editionof 500 copies, this being #213. Some title pages are reproduced. Good information on Twain firsts with interesting pricing information from almost a century ago. ; Some Title Pages; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 80 +Index pages View more info

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Lavoro Ed Usura: Tre Saggi

By: Pound, Ezra

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Milano, All'Insegna Del Pesce D'Oro: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 15181

Condition: Very Good


Grey paper wraps over thin white pasteboard with black titles. Light edge and corner wear but with some soiling or age toning. Interior is lightly aged. This is alimited edition printing, in Italian, of 1000 copies. This is number 767. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 99VG- pages View more info

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A Prince of Georgia and Other Tales

By: Ralph, Julian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1899

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10785

Condition: Very Good


Red covers with gilt titles and black decoration. Light edge, corner and surface wear with a lightly sunned spine. Book is square and securely bound. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown has caused a shadow on ffep. A solid copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 162 pages; Ralph was a journalist but these appear to be short stories based on incidents from his travels View more info

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At the Sign of the Jack O' Lantern

By: Reed, Myrtle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7504

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, head and foot of spine worn, spine somewhat faded, rubbed on edges of spine. There is a Ladies' Library Association of Danville, Vermont bookplate on the front pastedown, but no other library marks. A small label has been removed from the ffep, leaving a 2x1/2" scuff. Top edge is gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut and a little darkened. The gilt designs on the front are bright, though the white is faded. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 353 pages;... View more info

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Marie

By: Richards, Laura E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11516

Condition: Very Good-


Beige cloth with color illustration of girl playing violin. Black titles . General edge and corner wear with a stray mark on the right top front. Square and securely bound. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages View more info

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Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction

By: Salinger, J. D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14970

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light, general wear and a small bit of soiling on foredge. Jacket has some wear at spine ends and very minor edge wear elsewhere. One of Salinger's great books. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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Another Pamela Or, Virtue Still Rewarded

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12324

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book and jacket both have edge and corner wear. Endpapers of book are heavily toned, though not the rest. Jacket has a few small chips. Book is square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; Epistolary parody of Richardson's Pamela, a book worthy of parody. View more info

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Unified Field Theory : Stories

By: Soos, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, The University of Georgia Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11114

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and jacket are as new and unused. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Winner: Flannery O'Connor Award. View more info

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The Missing Bride

By: Southworth, Mrs. Emma D. E. N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur Westbrook Company: ca. 1900

Seller ID: 16076

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps with oval image of bride in wedding finery; white titles. This copy has some general wear and soiling along with interior toning but is still square and securely bound. Remarkably nice copy of a fragile book. The book has no date but is probably from the late-19th or early 20th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info