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  • Semiramis and Other Plays by Dargan, Olive Tilford
    Dargan, Olive Tilford
    Semiramis and Other Plays

    First Edition

    New York: Brentano"s, 1904. 255 pages. Dargan (1869-1968) was a writer and poet. This is her first book. ISBN: 281AIB1051131.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green paper over boards and red cloth covers with label on spine. Mild edge and corner wear. Label darkened. Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown. No dust jacket. A handsome copy.

    Book ID: 268149
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  • The Good News According to Mark by Price, Reynolds
    Price, Reynolds
    The Good News According to Mark

    First Edition Thus

    (N.-pl.): Reynolds Price (Privately Printed For the Author), 1976. 50 pages. 5 by 8 inches. One of 300 copies privately printed as holiday gifts by the author. ISBN: B001LCYQWY.

    Inscribed by the author and dated on title page. First edition thus. A near fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback). Covers mildly scuffed. Slight edge tanning.

    Book ID: 268148
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  • Better Days or A Millionaire of To-Morrow by Fitch, Thomas and Anna M. Fitch
    Fitch, Thomas and Anna M. Fitch
    Better Days or A Millionaire of To-Morrow

    1897: The Schulte Publishing Company, Chicago. 373 pages plus 8 pages of other Schulte books. Wright III, 1882 (1891 edition). ISBN: 281AIB1051129.

    Later printing, new edition revised, 1897. Very good in illustrated wrappers (paperback) with chips missing from covers and portion of front lower page peeled away. Publisher's binding error has pages 107-8 and 117-8 present but inserted at an angle and folded.

    Book ID: 268147
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  • A Lover Returns by Dunois, Dominique. Translated by Edwin Granberry
    Dunois, Dominique. Translated by Edwin Granberry
    A Lover Returns

    First Edition

    New York: Macaulay Company, 1931. 247 pages. A romance novel. ISBN: B00085HJH4.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in blue cloth with bright yellow lettering on front cover and spine. Mild edge and corner wear. In very good illustrated dust jacket with edge and corner wear, clear tape repaired 1 inch closed tear on front lower corner and small edge chips. Rear panel somewhat soiled.

    Book ID: 268145
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  • We Come as Judges by Ehrenburg, Ilya
    Ehrenburg, Ilya
    We Come as Judges

    First Edition

    London: "Soviet War News", 1945. 64 pages. B/W photographic illustrations. Soviet WWII propaganda for the British audience. ISBN: 281AIB1051125.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in red illustrated wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 268143
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  • Short Stories and Reminiscences of the Last Fifty Years. Vol. I by (Mallory, Daniel). Old Traveller
    (Mallory, Daniel). Old Traveller
    Short Stories and Reminiscences of the Last Fifty Years. Vol. I

    New-York: Danl. Mallory; R. P. Bixby & Co.1842. 226 pages. Wright I-1782. ISBN: 281AIB1051123.

    Third edition. Vol. I only. A very good copy in original brown decoratively embossed cloth. Title in gilt on spine. Edge and corner wear. Spine edges frayed. Prior owner name and note on front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and scattered in text. Scarce.

    Book ID: 268141
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  • City Under Sun Flares by Wunsch, Bob
    Wunsch, Bob
    City Under Sun Flares

    First Edition

    N. Pl: Bob Wensch, 1992. 16 pages. Wensch taught at Black Mountain beginning in 1935 and later served as rector. ISBN: 281AIB1051122.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in decorated color wrappers (paperback), stapled

    Book ID: 268140
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  • List of Manuscripts Awarded by the Book and Author War Bond Committee 1943-1946 by Bailey, Louis J. (compiler). Introduction by Mark Van Doren. Foreword by Julian P. Boyd
    Bailey, Louis J. (compiler). Introduction by Mark Van Doren. Foreword by Julian P. Boyd
    List of Manuscripts Awarded by the Book and Author War Bond Committee 1943-1946

    First Edition

    Jamaica, New York: Book and Author War Bond Committee, 1946. 55 pages. Authors volunteered to support the war effort by speaking in various cities to sell war bonds. Prizes were then awarded to those individuals or organizations that had made the largest purchases of bonds. The prizes were the manuscripts that the authors had contributed toward the end that more bonds might be sold. ISBN: B0017W4YWA.

    Inscribed by the compiler/editor on half-title page: "With all good wishes! to the Larremores. Louis J. Bailey." First edition (first printing). Very good in blue printed wrappers (paperback). Wrappers are spotted.

    Book ID: 268137
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  • Het Liven George Gershwin by Backers, Cor
    Backers, Cor
    Het Liven George Gershwin

    First Edition

    Den Haag: J. Philip Kruseman's Uitgeversmij, 1957. 31 pages. Musica-serie Kleinbe Boeknen over Grote Mannen No. 19. ISBN: 281AIB1051117.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 268135
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  • A Pale View of Hills by Ishiguro, Kazuo
    Ishiguro, Kazuo
    A Pale View of Hills

    First Edition

    New York: Penguin Books, 1983. 183 pages with 10 additional pages of ads for Penguin books. First hardback edition was published by Faber & Faber in 1982. ISBN: 281AIB1051112.

    Signed by the author on title page. First British paperback edition (first printing). A fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 268130
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  • The Collected Poems of Amnesia Glasscock by Steinbeck, John (Carol Henning Steinbeck)
    Steinbeck, John (Carol Henning Steinbeck)
    The Collected Poems of Amnesia Glasscock

    First Edition

    South San Francisco: ManRoot, 1976. Unpaginated. These poems originally appeared in the Monterey Beacon in 1935, either signed Amnesia Glasscock or unsigned. They were attributed to John Steinbeck but actually written by his first wife, Carol Henning. ISBN: 281AIB1047635.

    First edition (first printing). Limited edition, #205/250 copies. A near fine copy in decorated blue wrappers, sewn. No glassine.

    Book ID: 268129
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  • Tannisse Uranium Mining Company of Nevada (stock certificate) by Tannisse Uranium Mining Company of Nevada. R. L. Farnsworth (president)
    Tannisse Uranium Mining Company of Nevada. R. L. Farnsworth (president)
    Tannisse Uranium Mining Company of Nevada (stock certificate)

    Tannisse Uranium Mining Company of Nevada, n.d., ca. 1924. Oblong format, 10 x 6.6 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1051107.

    First edition (first printing). Very good copy with decorated border and eagle with spread wings vignette.

    Book ID: 268126
    Keywords: Collectible, Nevada, Print
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  • Stevenson and California by Bradley, Cornelius Beach
    Bradley, Cornelius Beach
    Stevenson and California

    First Edition Thus

    Berkeley: 1909. 8 pages. Reprinted from the University of California Chronicle, Vol. IX, No. 2. Bradley, 1843-1936, was a Professor of Rhetoric at University of California, Berkeley, from 1882-1911. Helen Throop Purdy was a Berkeley historian and writer. ISBN: 281AIB1051105.

    Inscribed by the author on cover page: "Rev. W. A. Brewer(?), with kind remembrances, from C.B. Bradley." First edition thus. A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). With 3-page typed letter to the New York Times, dated January 8, 1916, from Helen Throop Purdy, discussing the activities of the 'Stevenson Fellowship of San Francisco' and the participants in prior years.

    Book ID: 268105
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  • The War at Seven; The Memorial; Travelling People; The Pattern; The Tree Lady; Reading a Book About Bunker Hill; My Sad Story (poems) by Burns, Jim
    Burns, Jim
    The War at Seven; The Memorial; Travelling People; The Pattern; The Tree Lady; Reading a Book About Bunker Hill; My Sad Story (poems)

    N. Pl: Jim Burns, 1968. Six, 11 x 8.5 inch, sheets stapled, with mimeographed typed poems. Prepared for "Poetry Seminar Friday 16th...Committee Room B, - 7 p.m." Burns, born 1936, is an English poet and publisher. ISBN: 281AIB1051103.

    Signed by the author on top sheet and dated 16/2/68. Very good typed copy.

    Book ID: 268103
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  • The Fashion Book by Buttolph, Angela; Alice Mackrell; Richard Martin; Melanie Rickey; and Judith Watt
    Buttolph, Angela; Alice Mackrell; Richard Martin; Melanie Rickey; and Judith Watt
    The Fashion Book

    First Edition

    (London): Phaidon Press, 1998. 512 pages. 10 by 11.5 inches. A useful survey of fashions and designers, with one page devoted to each of 500-odd subjects, illustrated with a photograph, mostly in color. ISBN: 9780714838083.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 268097
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  • Harlot's Ghost [Limited edition] by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Harlot's Ghost [Limited edition]

    First Edition

    New York: Random House, 1991. 1310 pages. One of 300 specially bound signed and numbered copies. The author's longest novel, and his eighth best seller. Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize twice, once for fiction and once for non-fiction. ISBN: 281AIB1051097.

    First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Edges scuffed from a mylar protector added by a previous owner. Spine a bit concave. In the fine matching slipcase. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Copy number 74.

    Book ID: 268098
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  • The Long Patrol: 25 Twenty-Five Years of Writing from the Work of Norman Mailer (Uncorrected proof) by Mailer, Norman; edited by Robert F. Lucid
    Mailer, Norman; edited by Robert F. Lucid
    The Long Patrol: 25 Twenty-Five Years of Writing from the Work of Norman Mailer (Uncorrected proof)

    New York: World Publishing, 1971. Uncorrected proof. With introduction by Lucid who was Mailer's authorized biographer and literary executor. ISBN: 281AIB1050812.

    Faint crease along spine else a fine, square copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 267621
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  • Mailer, Norman; edited by Robert F. Lucid
    The Long Patrol: 25 Twenty-Five Years of Writing from the Work of Norman Mailer

    First Edition

    New York: World Publishing, 1972. 739 pages. With introduction by Lucid who was Mailer's authorized biographer and literary executor. ISBN: B000HU0K3K.

    Light corner bumps and a 1-1/2 inch sticker scar on the front free endpaper. In a dust jacket with short creased tears at the spine ends. Signed and dated November 2000 by Mailer on the half-title.

    Book ID: 267616
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  • The Deer Park: A Play by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Deer Park: A Play

    First Edition

    London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1970. 191 pages. An adaptation of the author's third novel. The play opened off-Broadway in January 1967 and ran for 128 performances. Mailer continued to revise the play for the rest of his life, sometimes recruiting others including Joan Didion and her husband John Gregory Dunne. ISBN: 9780297178392.

    First British edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267484
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  • Norman Mailer's The Deer Park [Play program] by Theatre De Lys
    Theatre De Lys
    Norman Mailer's The Deer Park [Play program]

    First Edition

    New York: Theatre De Lys, [1967]. [12] pages. 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. The play opened off-Broadway in January 1967 and ran for 128 performances. Evergreen Program Volume 1, Number 4. ISBN: 281AIB1050735.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in stapled wrappers (paperback). Lightly but unevenly toned on the rear cover.

    Book ID: 267452
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  • The Deer Park by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Deer Park

    First Edition

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1955. 375 pages. The author's third book. Issued in two variant dust jackets, one with the author's name in orange and the work Park in green, the second in the reverse scheme (priority unknown). ISBN: B0007H236U.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with spine color-faded and a short creased tear at the head, and tide marks at the spine ends visible on the verso. Jacket with Mailer's name in green.

    Book ID: 267441
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  • Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions 1960 - 1972 by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions 1960 - 1972

    First Edition

    Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. 499 pages. Collects four previously published narratives on political conventions together with a new preface. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Illustrated with black-and-white photo reproductions. ISBN: 9780316544153.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Light edge wear. Signed by the author on the title page.

    Book ID: 267595
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  • Tough Guys Don't Dance by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Tough Guys Don't Dance

    First Edition

    London: Michael Joseph, 1984. 231 pages. A murder mystery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The book was later adapted for a film starring Ryan O'Neal and Isabella Rossellini and directed by the author. ISBN: 9780718124540.

    First British edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper.

    Book ID: 267577
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  • The Fight by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Fight

    First Edition

    London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1975. 206 pages. Nonfiction narrative on the historic "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman on October 30, 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire. ISBN: 9780246109507.

    First British edition (first printing). Light toning along bottom edge else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267575
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  • Mailer, Norman
    Deaths for the Ladies and Other Disasters

    First Edition

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. Unpaginated. The only book of poetry by the author who would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize for both fiction and non-fiction. Issued simultaneously in wrappers. ISBN: B004PB4H5Y.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with light wear to the edges.

    Book ID: 267705
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  • St. George and the Godfather by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    St. George and the Godfather

    First Edition

    New York: Arbor House, 1983. 229 pages. The first hardcover edition of Mailer's reporting on the Republican and Democratic nomination conventions of 1972, first published that year in paperback. With an introduction by John Leonard. ISBN: 9780877955603.

    First hardcover edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267619
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  • Tough Guys Don't Dance by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Tough Guys Don't Dance

    First Edition

    New York: Random House, 1984. 229 pages. A murder mystery by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The book was later adapted for a film starring Ryan O'Neal and Isabella Rossellini and directed by the author. ISBN: 9780394537863.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. With publisher's review slip and two-page stapled author literary biography on publisher's letterhead laid in.

    Book ID: 267576
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  • An American Dream (Uncorrected proof) by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    An American Dream (Uncorrected proof)

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1965. 271 pages. Uncorrected proof for the British edition of Mailer's fourth novel. ISBN: 281AIB1050800.

    A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Spine a bit concave and with minor loss to the foot.

    Book ID: 267573
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  • Ancient Evenings by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Ancient Evenings

    First Edition

    London: Macmillan, 1983. 709 pages. A novel of ancient Egypt. ISBN: 9780333340257.

    First edition (first printing). A few tiny spots to the page block and minor edge wear thus a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267567
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  • Mailer, Norman
    Pieces and Pontifications

    First Edition

    Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1982. 192 pages. A collection of essays and interviews. ISBN: 9780316544184.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a price-clipped and somewhat wavy dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267564
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