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141 Crothers, Samuel McChord Ralph Waldo Emerson; How to Know Him
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
frontis; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 234 pages; Presumed 1st edition. Snugly bound and neat in original dust jacket. Publisher's brown cloth with title lettering and border ruling in black; cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Cream white dust jacket with photo of Emerson's home and title lettering to cover panel. Jacket with light general shelf soiling and mild toning; missing shallow chips from vase of spine panel and lower front corner of the cover panel. Uncommon in jacket. VG+/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
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142 Croy, Homer Caught!
New York Harper and Brothers 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Solid, clean copy in the scarce original dust jacket. Black cloth wit decorative title lettering in green; lettering at spine dulled. Boldly illustrated dust jacket is missing a 1 x 1.5" triangular chip along the lower edge of the front panel with smaller shallow chips out at spine ends and edges. Cream background color of spine panel is toned as if a little smoked. Prior ownership in pencil to front endpage; small shallow chip to cloth at crown. Solid dust jacketed copy and scarce thus. VG/G+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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143 Csath, Geza & Marianna D. Birnbaum (Ed. ) & Philip Roth (Ed. ) & Jascha Kessler (Trans. ) & Charlotte Rogers (Trans) & Angela Carter (Intro) Opium and Other Stories
Penguin Books 1983 0140066896 / 9780140066890 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Writers from the Other Europe; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition, after a 1980 Columbia Univ Edition. Tight, bright and fresh in crisp edged pictorial covers. Just a whisper of shelf evidence and trace toning to covers at edges. Feels and appears unread. NF 
Price: 50.00 USD
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144 Cushing, William Initials and Pseudonyms, a Dictionary of Literary Disguises: First & Second Series: 2 Volumes, Complete
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1885 Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1006 pages; 1st editions both volumes. 692 & 314 pp. Handsomely printed in double columns with tissue guards between each printed page. Uniformly bound in original heavy green cloth with beveled edge boards and titles brightly in gilt to spines. Light ex-library ownership indications with catalog label base of spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Both volumes snugly bound and generally neat with mild pulling to cloth at spine ends and light rubbing to cloth at extremities. Aside from ex-library indications a VG set. G++ thus. .. Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. . 
Price: 29.00 USD
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145 D'Arras, Gautier, Frederick A. G. Cowper (Publisher) ILLE ET GALERON
Paris Editions A. & J. Picard & Co. 1956 Wraps Fine 
French Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; 1956 Picard. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
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146 Dague, Robert Addison Henry Ashton; A Thrilling Story and How the Famous Co-Operative Commonwealth Was Established in Zanland
Milwaukee For the Author (The Milwaukee Social-Democratic Publishing Company) 1915 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
3rd Edition; B&W Photograph frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; HC. 3rd edition. Snug, solid and neat in red cloth with title-lettering in gilt; spine unlettered, as issued. Corners lightly bumped and worn; spine ends slightly pulled. A few notes in colored pencil to front endpapers and sporadic light notations to three pages in text. B/W frontis. Several pages of publisher ads at rear. A novel about a Utopian community established off the coast of California. VG- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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147 Dana, Richard Henry & J. E. Patterson (Intro) Two Years Before the Mast, and Twenty-Four Years After Everyman's Library [1912]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1912 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 503 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman's edition and printing; no additional printings indicated. Temple Press colophon. Soundly bound and clean in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1912 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown. 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 233.0] VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
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148 Davies, Rhys The Withered Root
New York Henry Holt and Company 1928 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in royal purple cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine; no marks. Jacket is just very slightly nicked at edges with light to moderate sun fading to the green background at the spine panel; title lettering remains bold. Jacket price clipped front flap. Author's first novel. NF/VG+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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149 Davis, James E. & Hazel K. Davis Presenting William Sleator
New York Twayne Publishers 1992 080578215X / 9780805782158 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
Twayne's United States Authors Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages; Bright solid copy, with just minimal library indications. Lib. stamp top edge of page blocj and base of title page. Dust jacket immaculate. No other library marks. One page mid book has a wrinkle pattern consistent with a cold drink being momentarily set atop the page to kep the book open. G+++/NF 
Price: 19.50 USD
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150 De Benneville, James S. George Brandt
Boston The Christopher Publishing House 1941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages; HC/DJ 1st and only edition. Rare. Bound in publisher's bright orange cloth with decorative title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. In the original brown paper dust jacket lettered in black and ruled in red. A tight, clean copy with just superficial crimping to cloth at spine ends. A shallow swath of the dust jacket is missing along the top edge of the front panel. A light damp discoloration to the lower third of the jacket's spine panel does not show any effect on the book's cloth or contents. Quite rare, this posthumously published novel is by the well regarded translator of a number of older Japanese tales and historical legends. OCLC locates not a single copy held institutionally. The novel has a striking and unusual narrative style, is hip in diction and manner though perhaps somewhat didactic at the same time. NF/G++ 
Price: 235.00 USD
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151 de Camp, L. Sprague & Jane W. Griffin & Catherine Crook De Camp Dark Valley Destiny; The Life of Robert E. Howard
New York Bluejay Books 1986 0312940769 / 9780312940768 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st paperback printing. Tightly bound and neat with flat uncreased spine. Just superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. Feels and appears unread. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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152 De Gourmont, Remy and Aldous Huxley (translation) A Virgin Heart
New York Modern Library 1927 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages; 1927 Modern Library. 1st ML edition. In publisher's flexible green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and ML logo gilt to cover. Sound clean copy; no marks. Top stain just a little dulled; mild curl to the flexible cloth cover board. Light bumping and rubbing to sips. VG 
Price: 14.95 USD
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153 Dean, Debra The Madonnas of Leningrad [Advance Review Copy]
New York William Morrow 2005 B003XOWTN6 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Advance Review Copy. 1st edition, 1st printing - pre-publication. Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated falp-fold covers. Publisher's promotional letter laid in at front. Unread copy is crisp and fresh. As new. Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
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154 Dedeyan, Charles Racine Et Sa Phedre
Paris Societe D'Edition D'Enseignement Superieur 1965 Wraps Near Fine 
French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 302 pages; 1965 Societe D'Edition D'Enseignement Superieur. In original printed wraps. Bright, clean copy; no marks. Appears unread and about as new. 
Price: 11.89 USD
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155 Descotes, Maurice, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique Les Grands Roles Du Theatre De Corneille
Paris Presses Universitaires De France 1962 0320053512 / 9780320053511 Wraps Very Good 
French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; 1962 Presses Universitaires De France. Bound in original glossy, pictorial wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG 
Price: 11.50 USD
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156 Dickens, Charles & Charles Keeping & Christopher Hibbert Christmas Books
London The Folio Society 1988 First Edition Thus Hardcover in slipcase Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 402 pages; 1st Folio edition in distictive scallop edges slipcase. HC in dark green quarter cloth and patterned paper covered boards; title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and neat. Illustrated with b&w drawings by Charles Keeping. Light shelf wear to slipcase at edges. Solid unmarked copy. NF/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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157 Dickens, Charles & George Cruikshank (Illust. ) Sketches By Boz, In Two Volumes; With Twenty Illustrations from ... Cruikshank [Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition]
Philadelphia T. B. Peterson 1858 Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 581 pages; [1858-59] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. Two volumes, complete. Hardcovers in uniform brown cloth with decorative border and ruling designs deeply impressed in blind to boards; vignette seal of the Peterson 12mo Uniform edition in blind to center of all 4 boards. Pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines. Peterson ads at rear advertise for the upcoming 1859 editions of the Peterson magazine. Cloth chipped at crown of Vol II with some loss to the lettering of "Sketches" and with a nick and small chip at the base of the spine same volume. Cloth rubbed thorugh at corner tips with some mild bruising; light nicking to cloth at base of spine Vol I. Retains original bright yellow ensheets; prior owner's pictorial bookplate mounte to pastdowns. Binding sound and contents clean. A bit of light foxing to endpage blanks. Includes double frontis plates to both volumes retaining original tissue guards. Balance of plates interspersed through the text. Early Peterson printing in the 12mo edition with plates by Cruikshank. G++ to VG- 
Price: 95.00 USD
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158 Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. ) Christmas Stories, [Including "A Christmas Carol"] (In 2 Volumes, Complete) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "
Philadelphia T. B. Peterson 1862 early printing Hardcover Very Good 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 802 pages; [1862] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. 2 volume edition with 10 engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and extra engraved title page in vol I and tissue guarded double frontis in Vol II. Several plates moved front at the time of the recasing. Illustration of Scooge's Third Visitor appears as the illustration on the illustrated extra title page. Endpages refreshed. Prior owner bookplates to front pastedowns over evidence of an earlier bookplate removal. Handsome attractive copy. Dated to about 1862/63 by Peterson ads at rear of the 2nd volume. VG+ thus... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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159 Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. ) New Stories, [Including] "Hard Times" & "Pictures from Italy" (In) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "
Philadelphia T. B. Peterson and Brothers 1861 early printing Hardcover Very Good 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 500 pages; [1861] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. With several engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and extra engraved title page. Endpages refreshed. Prior owner bookplate to front pastedowns over evidence of an earlier bookplate removal. Handsome attractive copy. Dated to about 1861 by Peterson ads at rear. Early American printing od Hard Times. VG to VG+ thus. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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160 Dickens, Charles. Barnaby Rudge; People's Edition
Philadelphia, PA T. B. Peterson and Brothers 1859 Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 729 pages; HC, one volume edition with engraved frontis and illustrated title page but lacking the illustrations appearing in the Peterson 2 volume editions. This example was recased sometime in the last 40 or so years with the original cloth laid dwon on the new boards and spine. Original gilt title lettering and pictorial vignette to spine are a little dulled. Peterson's advertising logo in blind to cloth of front and rear boards. Snugly bound and neat. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A VG copy 
Price: 35.00 USD
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