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  • (Flath, Otto) Bohmer, Gerhard
    "Sursum Corda..." Otto Flath

    First Edition

    Bad Segeberg: Warendorf, 1968. 129 pages plus 2 page index and 1 page bibliography. With 85 B/W photographic images and 1 color plate. ISBN: 281AIB1049515.

    Signed by the artist on front free endpaper and dated, 19.1.1970. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth covers with bright gilt lettering on front cover. Mild edge wear. In very good illustrated dust jacket with edge and corner wear, soiling to rear panel, and small edge chips and small closed edge tears.

    Book ID: 265290
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  • Lorenzini, Amleto
    National Ballet of Canada: A Photographic Interpretation

    First Edition

    Toronto: Musson Book Company, 1971. Title page plus 32 loose photographic plates. Limited edition. Housed in black folding thick paper portfolio box with gilt lettering on front cover. 19 x 14 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1049513.

    First edition (first printing). Very good copy. Plates are near fine. The portfolio box covers are scuffed and soiled with front cover nearly separated, top edge is missing and lower edge has a 2.5 inch closed tear.

    Book ID: 265288
    Keywords: Canada, Collectible, Print
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  • Crosby, Caresse (designer)
    Portfolio

    First Edition

    Washington, D.C: Black Sun Press, 1945. Portfolio with cover leaf plus 26 additional loose leaves in comb-bound thick paper printed folder with ribbon ties. Limited to 1300 copies. Contributors include Kay Boyle, Henry Miller, Gwendolyn Brooks, Henry Moore, Karl Shapiro, Ruth Herschberger, Romare Bearden, Harry Crosby and many others. Four of the leaves are photographs, 7 are drawings, 10 are prose and 6 are poetry. 16.5 x 12.5 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1049512.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in red and black printed thick paper covers. Comb-binding with rear cover loose. Covers are soiled and spotted. Rear cover missing the 1/4 inch bound edge which has pulled away from the binding. Contents are very good plus.

    Book ID: 265287
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  • Ewart, Gavin
    Poems and Songs

    First Edition

    London: Fortune Press, 1939. 54 pages. Gavin (1916-1995) was an English poet and editor. This was his first published collection. ISBN: B0006E395I.

    Holograph letter by the author: "21st January 1966; office Gro 9070; 141 Kenilworth Court, Lower Richmond Road, S.W. 15. My dear Frank, Thank you very much for the poems, which I enjoyed. A very friendly gesture. I work as a copywriter in an advertising agency called Notley's. If you are ever in London, it would be very nice to meet. Telephone number as above. Best wishes, Gavin." First edition (first printing). A very good copy in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Spine is faded. Mild edge wear. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 265286
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  • Mishima, Yukio
    The Decay of the Angel

    First Edition

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1975. 236 pages. ISBN: 9780436281594.

    First British edition (first printing). Near fine copy in cloth covers with bright gilt lettering on spine. In very good black illustrated dust jacket with edge and corner wear and 1/2 inch scuff to front panel removing black color.

    Book ID: 265284
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  • Forster, E. M.
    Maurice: A Novel

    First Edition

    New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1971. 256 pages. Long-suppressed novel because of its homosexual content. Book is the basis of the Hugh Grant and Rupert Graves movie. ISBN: 9780393086577.

    First US edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Top page edges yellow. Dust jacket bottom corner clipped, price at top corner. Mild edge wear to book and jacket.

    Book ID: 265281
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  • Davis, William L.
    A History of St. Ignatius Mission: An Outpost of Catholic Culture on the Montana Frontier

    First Edition

    Spokane: Gonzaga University, 1954. 147 pages. B/W photograph. ISBN: 281AIB1049505.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in blue printed wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 265280
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  • Cervantes, Lorna Dee
    Drive: The First Quartet

    San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2006. New poems, 1980 to 2005. 312 pages. A substantial collection from a leading Chicana poet. ISBN: 9780930324544.

    Signed by the author on colophon page. Limited to 100 signed, dated and numbered copies, specially bound in leather by Custom Binery of Austin. Holograph 3-line poem at bottom of colophon page, dated July 15, 2006. First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket as issued..

    Book ID: 265279
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  • Baranik, Rudolf
    Napalm Elegy and Other Works

    First Edition

    Dayton, Ohio: Wayne State University Art Galleries. Unpaginated, 33 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition February 3-19, 1977. Conversation with Rudolf Baranik, Charlene Spurlock, and William Spurlock; essay by Donald B. Kuspit. ISBN: B001F4J87G.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in B/W illustrated wrappers (paperback), stapled. Mild edge wear.

    Book ID: 265278
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  • Diller, Joseph Silas and Horace Bushnell Patton
    The Geology and Petrography of Crater Lake National Park

    First Edition

    Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1902. 167 pages. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Professional Paper No. 3. With 19 B/W plates. ISBN: 281AIB1049502.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy rebound in red simulated leather cloth covers with bright gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Monograph is stapled. Title page has clear tape along the stapled edge, in mid page repairing a closed tear and along top edge. Lower edge with small chips and short closed tears. Contents are very good +.

    Book ID: 265277
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  • Giorda, J. (also Joseph Bandini Gregory Mengarini Joseph Guidi and Leopold Van Gorp)
    A Dictionary of the Kalispel or Flat-head Indian Language, compiled by the Missionaries of the Society of Jesus Part II: English- Kalispel

    First Edition

    St. Ignatius, Montana: St. Ignatius Print, 1877-8-9. 453 pages. Schoenberg Jesuit Mission Presses 5; McMurtrie 112. ISBN: B002VBIHWO.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in unprinted paper wrappers (paperback), sewn. Some wrinkling to pages from prior water damage. Binding very tight and contents very good +.

    Book ID: 265276
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  • Hirschman, Jack
    Kallatumba

    First Edition

    Fremont, CA: Ruddy Duck Press, 1984. [24] pages. Small poetry chapbook. ISBN: 9780910697026.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated red wrappers (paperback), sewn. Limited edition, #185/200 copies.

    Book ID: 265275
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  • The Practical Cook Book by Robinson, Helen M.
    Robinson, Helen M.
    The Practical Cook Book

    First Edition

    New York: Abbey & Barrett, Publishers, 1864. 225 pages. A cookbook "adapted to the wants of all; containing not recipes for rich and elegant dishes only, but a fair proportion for plain and substantial ones" -- from the author's preface. ISBN: B003QUDW5Q.

    First edition (first printing), with "first edition" stated on the title page. A fair hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Brown embossed cloth covers with significant wear, boards showing at edges and corners. Endpapers covered in hand-written recipes. Some foxing and stains to pages.

    Book ID: 73857
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  • Nordic Twilight by Forster, E. M.
    Forster, E. M.
    Nordic Twilight

    First Edition

    London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd, 1940. 32 pages. Macmillan War Pamphlets No. 3. Forster explains his conviction that Nazism poses a destructive risk to civilization. ISBN: B000X9M5DI.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in red printed wrappers (paperback), stapled. Soiling to covers.

    Book ID: 265271
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  • Forster, E. M.; Cecil, Viscount; Lehmann, Rosamond
    The Hogarth Letters: 1. To Madan Blanchard; 2. To an M.P. on Disarmament; 3. To a Sister

    First Edition Thus

    New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. 21, 46 and 23 pages. Early printing of nos. 1-3 of The Hogarth Letters. ISBN: 281AIB1049495.

    First edition thus. Near fine copies in tan wrappers (paperback), sewn, with red lettering on front covers. Housed in damaged slipcase with rear slipcase edge separated at front hinge, with mild surface soiling, and edge and corner wear.

    Book ID: 265270
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  • Aria & Finale by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    Aria & Finale

    First Edition

    London: Boriswood Limited, 1932. 128 pages. ISBN: B002A6UF3E.

    First edition (first printing). Light fading to spine and edges, and some foxing thus a very good copy; in a dust jacket with minor loss to the spine foot affecting text and other short tears to the edges. Gibbs A8a.

    Book ID: 265267
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  • Miss Brown of X.Y.O. by Oppenheim, E. Phillips
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips
    Miss Brown of X.Y.O.

    New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1927. 344 pages plus 5 pages of ads. A novel of "international intrigue, conspiracy and anarchist plots...but the demure typist has unexpected qualities which carry her through many breathless moments in this exciting tale." - from the flyleaf. ISBN: 281AIB1049490.

    Reprint edition. A near fine copy in blue cloth covers with gilt outlining the title on front cover and gilt titling on spine. Slight edge wear. Very good dust jacket with edge and corner wear, front panel is scuffed.

    Book ID: 265266
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  • James Hanley: A Bibliography by Gibbs, Linnea
    Gibbs, Linnea
    James Hanley: A Bibliography

    First Edition

    Vancouver: William Hovver, 1980. 230 pages. ISBN: 9780889780965.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 265265
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  • Stoker Haslett: A Tale by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    Stoker Haslett: A Tale

    First Edition

    London: Joiner and Steele Ltd, 1932. 38 pages. Limited to 350 numbered copies signed by the author, of which 300 were for sale. ISBN: B0016CZDIA.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a good-only example of the original cellophane dust jacket with loss to several spots on the spine and a long creased tear along the width of the rear panel. Signed by the author. Copy number 262. Gibbs A7a.

    Book ID: 265264
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  • Captain Bottell [Limited edition] by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    Captain Bottell [Limited edition]

    First Edition

    London: Boriswood, 1933. 423 pages. One of 99 numbered and signed copies. There were also 11 presentation copies. ISBN: 281AIB1049488.

    First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Edges a bit worn, corners bumped. Signed twice by the author on the limitation page. Copy number 34. With a later inscription added dated 1976, beginning with a quote from Alexander Pope: "'Words are like leaves and where most abound much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.' Words abound here, alas, but then writers do sometimes nod. James Hanley / London / May 2nd, 1976."

    Book ID: 265263
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  • Captain Bottell by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    Captain Bottell

    First Edition

    London: Boriswood, 1933. 423 pages followed by publisher's ads. A novel by the Liverpool author. ISBN: B0006DZ44I.

    First trade edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with toning to spine. Cloth edges worn in a few spots. With the wraparound belly band stating "Recommended by The Book Society." Gibbs A10b.

    Book ID: 265262
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  • John Cowper Powys: A Man in the Corner by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    John Cowper Powys: A Man in the Corner

    First Edition

    Loughton, England: K. A. Ward, 1969. 6 pages. Limited to 200 copies signed by the author. With two black-and-white photo reprodutions including the frontispiece of Powys, and one of author and subject following the last page of text. ISBN: 281AIB1049486.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in stapled wrappers (paperback). Shallow center crease; light, uneven toning to covers. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Copy number 151. Gibbs A46a.

    Book ID: 265261
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  • The Last Voyage by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    The Last Voyage

    First Edition

    London: Joiner & Steele, Ltd. for William Jackson Ltd, 1931. 73 pages. One of 550 copies signed by the author, of which 500 were for sale. Frontispiece by Alan Odle; foreword by Richard Aldington. "Being No. 5 of the Furnival Books.". ISBN: B00085D6TY.

    First edition (first printing). Bound in green buckram with gold lettering. A near fine hardcover copy in a good-only example of the clear cellophane jacket with white paper flaps. Publisher's errata slip bound in at title page: "The Furnival Books are now published by Joiner & Steele, Ltd." An out-of-sequence copy not numbered nor signed by the author. This copy inscribed to the previous owners: "For ____________ who, having met the author, know his sincerity. From Alan & Phyllis the publishers / 15/3/31."

    Book ID: 265259
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  • The Last Voyage by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    The Last Voyage

    First Edition

    London: Joiner & Steele, Ltd. for William Jackson Ltd, 1931. 73 pages. One of 550 copies signed by the author, of which 500 were for sale. Frontispiece by Alan Odle; foreword by Richard Aldington. "Being No. 5 of the Furnival Books.". ISBN: B00085D6TY.

    First edition (first printing). Bound in green buckram with gold lettering. A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Some uneven fading to covers. Light foxing to endpapers. Publisher's errata slip bound in at title page. Numbered and signed by the author on the limitation page.

    Book ID: 265257
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  • The Last Voyage by Hanley, James
    Hanley, James
    The Last Voyage

    First Edition

    London: Joiner & Steele, Ltd. for William Jackson Ltd, 1931. 73 pages. One of 550 copies signed by the author, of which 500 were for sale. Frontispiece by Alan Odle; foreword by Richard Aldington. "Being No. 5 of the Furnival Books.". ISBN: B00085D6TY.

    First edition (first printing). Bound in green buckram with gold lettering. Light, uneven fading thus a near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Publisher's errata slip bound in at title page. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Copy number 33. Gibbs A4a.

    Book ID: 265254
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  • Phillips, Stephen
    Marpessa

    First Edition

    San Francisco: Windsor Press, 1926. 21 pages. Decorations by Julian A. Links. Limited to 750 copies on Rye Mill hand-made paper. ISBN: B00KJ09YGW.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in orange printed wrappers (paperback) with decoration in red on front cover. Pages uncut. Housed in slipcase. Slipcase with wear and 1 inch tear along edge.

    Book ID: 265253
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  • Lohmann, Friederike; Bronikowski, A.;von Wachsmann, Carl; Schefer, Leopold
    Taschenbuch zum Geselligen Vergnugen, 1828

    First Edition

    Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1825. 391 pages plus 16 pages of musical notation and lyrics. Title page plus 6 additional full-page copper plate engravings. Contents: Dorothea Chapel by Freiderike Lohmann, pp. 3-80; Das Hospizium des Bernhardsbergen by A. Bronikowski, pp. 81-191; Cecilie Stuart by Carl von Wachsmann, pp. 192-277; Die weisse Henne by Leopold Schefer, pp. 278-360; poems, pp. 361-391. 4.75 x 3.5 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1049478.

    First edition (first printing). Very good in unprinted yellow stiff paper wrappers (paperback). All edges gilt. Some browning and foxing to pages. Former owner name stamp on front pastedown. Housed in slipcase with illustrated printed label pasted to front. The slipcase identifies that there should be 14 copper plates but only 6 plus title page are in this copy with no evidence of page loss. Engraved plate pages are separated by unprinted page. A handsome copy.

    Book ID: 265252
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  • The Cultivation of Christmas Trees by Eliot, T. S.
    Eliot, T. S.
    The Cultivation of Christmas Trees

    First Edition Thus

    New York: Farrar Straus and Cudahy, 1956. 6 pages. Decorations by Enrico Arno. ISBN: B001ISIEQ0.

    First edition thus. Near fine copy in illustrated black paper over board covers. With unaddressed mailing envelope from publisher. Envelope is mildly soiled and the flap is partially torn.

    Book ID: 265251
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  • The Donmeh Arcane by Hirschman, Jack
    Hirschman, Jack
    The Donmeh Arcane

    First Edition

    San Francisco: Amerus Press, 1982. 20 pages. Cover drawing by Kent Chapman. Collage by Hirschman. Text drawing by Mark Koslow. Endpiece by Kristen Wetterhahn. WorldCat located only 1 copy. ISBN: 281AIB1049476.

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

    Book ID: 265250
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  • Samuel Neal: California Pioneer and a Brief History of the Durham Family by Durham, Edna Reynolds
    Durham, Edna Reynolds
    Samuel Neal: California Pioneer and a Brief History of the Durham Family

    First Edition

    N. Pl: Edna Reynolds Durham, n.d., ca. 1950. 89 pages. Illustrated with photographs and maps. A scarce history of Rancho Esquon, a 22,000 acre ranch in Butte County, in north central California. Neal came west as part of Fremont's second expedition and stayed in California, running cattle, Upon his death in 1859, Neal left the ranch to his friend Robert Durham, in whose family the land remained at the time this account was written. OCLC records 11 copies. ISBN: 281AIB1049475.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in gray illustrated wrappers (paperback), stapled. Slight fading and tanning to cover edges.

    Book ID: 265248
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