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    • PETER DAVIES, (1912)
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Illustrated with tipped in plates original tan printed paper wrappers with oval printed portrait of ??? Isobel Strong? Fanny? His Mother? Front cover detached but present, else fine [Not in Beinecke, which lists another 1912 edition published by T. N. Foulis] Read more
    • HARCOURT, BRACE, 1944
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Profusely illustrated cloth pictorial dust jacket (spine sunned, rubbed and chipped at spine ends and folds with one-inch tear at one fold) Included are the 120 photographs of Lincoln known at the time, 12 of Mrs. Lincoln and their children, 88 of people who touched Lincoln’s life, and the steichen portrait of Leonard Volk’s life mask of 1860 Spine ends and folds very slightly rubbed, else fine Read more
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1971)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated with photographs black stamped spine lettered in gilt and black on red marbled boards dust jacket (spine and upper edges slightly browned) “Samuel Wendell Williston attained worldwide fame in two scientific fields as widely apart as vertebrate paleontology and entomology. From his early years as assistant to Yale’s noted paleontologist O. C. Marsh, he became known for his reconstructions of prehistoric monsters and their fossil remains, and his hobby of collecting and classifying flies led to recognition as the foremost authority on Diptera. Yet scientific achievement is ... Read more
    • EAST EUROPEAN MONOGRAPHS, 1996
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto blue cloth with gilt lettering “...this is a comparison of the ways in which Soviet and American newspapers reported and explained certain large riots in the ghettos of American metropolises...Soviet and American newspaper reporting provided concrete examples of the two rival Cold War ideologies in action in a specific historical context.” -from the Introduction Slight spotting of top edges, else fine Read more
    • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, (1982)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated with tables and maps gray cloth with blue lettering dust jacket (slight fading at spine, some scuffing in red) “The racial discrimination that permeated Topeka and intensified in the wake of the Great Exodus soon brought about organized protest by the black community to advance the causes of reform and social progress.” -from the dust jacket Spotting of top edges, else fine Read more
    • RANDALL HOUSE, 1988
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    • Bibliographic details: Tall octavo Illustrated with facsimile brown paper wrapper One hundred and twenty five copies were reserved for presentation to the joint meeting of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles. The interesting marketing aspect of a famous novel described in an amusing essay by Victor Fischer of the Mark Twain Project Fine One of 300 copies Read more
    • DAWSON’S BOOK SHOP, 1992
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated original gray boards, gilt-lettered blue cloth spine “There has long been a need for a comprehensive bibliography of the literature of Yosemite, the High Sierra and the big trees. ... Culminating 30 years of research, collecting, and annotating Sierra Nevada ,aterial, the authors present this bibliography to fill that need. The bibliographic project was suggested by Francis P. Farquhar during the early 1960s as a comprehensive sequel to his selected bibliography “Yosemite, the Big Trees and the High Sierra: A Selective Bibliography” ... Over 400 entries are arranged alpha... Read more
    • BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA, 2004
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    • Bibliographic details: Half folio Profusely illustrated with photographs by Charles B. Turrill. Large folding, colour facsimile map of “Map of the Central Portion of Napa Valley and the Town St. Helena” compiled by M.G. King, 1881, laid in at back original beige linen, oval black and white plate affixed to front cover, printed paper label on spine, pictorial endpapers “The Story: ... But grapevines and wineries do not tell the whole story, although, to be sure, wine had dominated the economy of Napa County ever since the Civil War. Napa Valley Heyday relates the entire story of Napa Valley’s settlement up to 1900... Read more
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    • VIKING, (1985)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto original red cloth spine lettered in gilt over mustard coloured boards pictorial dust jacket(small tear in top edge front panel, slightly rubbed) "It has been a quiet week in Lake Woebegon, my hometown ..." For many years, America's Tallest Radio Humorist has leaned oveer a microphone and murmured stories on "A Prairie Home Companion." Here, at last Woebegon at length -and with almost untter honesty! " -from the dust jacket Fine Read more
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    • DORSET PRESS, (1985)
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Illustrated black cloth spine lettered in gilt over red boards pictorial dust jacket (rear panel a tad yellowed) "The story of the Phantom of the Opera, a half-crazed musician hiding in the labyrinth of the famous Paris Opera House and creating a number of strange and mysterious events to further the career of a beautiful young singer, is today regarded as one of the most famous of all horror stories: widely mentioned in the same breath as Frankenstein and Dracula ..."- from the dust jacket Fine Read more
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    • CROWN PUBLISHERS, (2009)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto black gilt lettered spine over gray boards pictorial dust jacket (minimally rubbed) "They were four exceptional soldiers, a new generation asked to save an army that had been hollowed out after Vietnam. The survived the military's brutal winnowing to reach its top echelon. They became the Army's most influential generals in the cruible of Iraq. ..." -from the dust jacket Fine Read more
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    • SCRIBNER'S, (1997)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto original black cloth spine lettered in gilt over blue boards pictorial dust jacket (a tad rubbed at edges) "You're a somewhat jaded travel writer on assignment in France. You've just been jilted by your Parisian girlfriend for an unwashed Left Bank philosopher ... you bump into ... aging hippe physicist from California ... strike up a conversation ...proposition to make ... a time machine; yes, a working device to transport its user backward and forward in the fourth dimension ... use the machine to go to a specific place at a specific time -Hollywood, California ... Find a young War... Read more
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    • PEGASUS BOOKS, (2010)
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    • Bibliographic details: Thick quarto Illustrated original pictorial, coloured wrappers "Juliet Barker's landmark book is the first definitive history of the Brontes. It demolishes the myths, yet provides startling new information that is just as compelling -but true. Based on first-hand research among all the Bronte manuscripts and contemporary historical documents never before used by Bronte biographers, this newly revised edition is both scholarly and compulsively readable. 'The Brontes' is a revolutionary picture of the world's favorite literary family/" -from the cover Fine Read more
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    • BARNES & NOBLE CLASSICS, (2005)
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    • Bibliographic details: Thick octavo original pictorial coloured wrappers 'In 1855 Charlotte Bronte, pregnant and married less than a year, fell ill and died of tuberculosis -the same disease that had killer her sisters and brother. Two years after Charlotte's death, her friend Elizabeth Gaskell, herself a well-known novelist, completed 'The Life of Charlotte Bronte,' a biography that was met with immediate acclaim by readers curious to discover more about the enigmatic author of 'Jane Eyre.' Both a work of art and a well-documented interpretation of its subject, Gaskell's biography is an extraordinarily vivid and... Read more
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    • E. P. DUTTON & CO., INC, 1945
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Illustrated by the author original green cloth lettered in gilt pictorial dust jacket (slightly rubbed at edges) "...Here is the simple and ancient life which still exists in Ireland, centered in tiny villages in the southern and western part of the Irish Free State. Gibbings finds every part of that life absorbing. As a naturalist he is sensitive to the bird life of the western counties and islands, and describes with an accurate beauty these winged inhabitants. But even more than nature, the people are celebrated in this newest Gibbings book ..." -from the dust jacket Fine Read more
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