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161 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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162 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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163 Disraeli, Isaac Amenities of Literature; Consisting of Sketches and Characters of English Literature. Complete in Two Volumes
New York W. J. Widdleton 1871 reprint 3/4 leather Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 872 pages; A new edition, complete in 2 volumes. In 3/4 leather and marbled boards. Polished calf spines and corners with morocco title labels to spine and decorative gilt detail to spine panels. All page edges marbled. Sound clean copies; no marks. Leather lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners and over raised spine bands. Light shelf rub to paper edged boards at top and bottom edges. Solid and neat with light general shelf wear. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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164 Dondo, Mathurin Marius The French Faust, Henri de Saint-Simon [With Manuscript Letters (MLS) from the Author]
New York Philosophical Library 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; [SIGNED] 1955 Philosophical Library. HC 1st edition. Two manuscript letters by the author, written in French, along with an addressed and mailed postcard are laid in at front. They are written to a colleague - a professor of Romance languages. Snugly bound and clean. The front flap of the dust jacket is laid in at front but the rest of the dust jacket has been lost. VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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165 Dora de Houghton Carrington & David Garnett & Noel Carrington Carrington; Letters and Extracts from her Diaries
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970 0030856590 / 9780030856594 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W drawings & plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 514 pages; 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original two color cloth with color illustrated dust jacket; publisher's $12.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket edge rubbed with shallow frating at spine ends and a few short cloed edge tears. Spine panel lightly toned. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of Carrington drawings and about 10 plates on glossy stock. VG+/VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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166 Dos Passos, John District of Columbia; Adventures of a Young Man; Number One; the Grand Design
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1952 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1036 pages; 1st edition, thus. Gathers the 1930's novels: Adventures of a Young Man; Number One; the Grand Design. 342; 248; 446 pp. Soundly bound in original dust jacket with publisher's $5.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket well sunned and faded at spine, with title still bold in black but author and publisher lettering faded and indistinct. Prior owner has added cello tape reinforcement to the spine ends and edges , both on the facing surface and the blank reverse surface. Book just a little shaken. Dust jacket rough but decent. VG/G ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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167 Douglas, Alfred Bruce Oscar Wilde and Myself
New York Duffield & Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good 
1914 Duffield & Co HC 1st edition. Original ribbed green cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine. Deaccessioned/ex-library copy. Vintage call number painted to base of spine. Evidence of card pocket removal at rear. Several ownership stamps to endpages and edges. Cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends; pulled at crown. Spine a bit cocked; rear internal hinge splitting at gutter of rear endpages. Illustrated with photos on full page glossy stock. Complete and unmarked but generally worn. G+; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Original ribbed green cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine. Deaccessioned/ex-library copy. Vintage call number painted to base of spine. Evidence of card pocket removal at rear. Several ownership stamps to endpages and edges. Cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends; pulled at crown. Spine a bit cocked; rear internal hinge splitting at gutter of rear endpages. Illustrated with photos on full page glossy stock. Complete and unmarked but generally worn. G 
Price: 59.50 USD
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168 Downey, Edmund and Charles Lever Charles Lever His Life in His Letters
Edinburgh William Blackwood & Sons 1906 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
2 Volume Set; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 808 pages; HC 2 volume set. 1st edition. Bright snug set in publisher's original patterned blue cloth boards. Uncommon original edition. Tissue guarded frontis portrait to Vol 1 but frontis plate apparently removed from Vol 2. Bindings snug and externals fresh. Deckled edge at front has superficial foxing/spotting. Small spot of soil/stain to lower edge of cover - Vol 2 - and a quite mild bump top front corner of Vol I. Very handsome shelf presence. Bright and neat. VG+ to NF but for the removed frontis plate for the second volume. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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169 Doyle, A. Conan. A Duet With an Occasional Chorus
London Hodder & Stoughton 1905 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
"Hodder & Stoughton's Sevenpenny Library"; frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 256 pages; No date given; circa 1905. An early reprint, part of Hodder & Stoughton's Sevenpenny Library series. Hardcover in original thatched beige cloth with H&S insignia in blind to cover and spine; titles in gilt at spine. Sound and clean. Reprint on lower quality paper has expected and usual, light unfiform toning to page stock. Corners lightly bumped and cloth at spine ends mildly crimped. Two or three mild internal splits between signatures. Prior owner name penciled to front endpage. Early printing. Glossy frontis illustration. G+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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170 Doyle, Brian Mink River
Oregon State University Press 2010 0870715852 / 9780870715853 Sixth Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; Larger 8vo trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Very tight and fresh; an unread copy with just superficial shelf evidence/tapping top corners. NF 
Price: 11.00 USD
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171 Doyno, Victor (Ed. ) & Leslie Fiedler Mark Twain; Selected Writings of an American Skeptic
Buffalo, NY Prometheus Books 1983 0879751908 / 9780879751906 Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 450 pages; Large format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tightly bound and neat. Just mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges and trace foxing to text block edges. Inscribed and signed by the editor to the title page. Solid copy with unmarkled text. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.00 USD
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172 Dreiser, Theodore An American Tragedy In 2 Volumes, Slipcased
New York Boni and Liveright 1926 Fifth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC 2 volumes, 5th printing. Vol II retains the original title lettered dust jacket and both books remain housed in the original text adorned slipcase. Slipcase and dust jacket copy states "fourth edition" but copyright pages state 5th printing. 431, 409 pp. Vol II generally neat in original dust jacket which is toned to the spine panel with shallow chipping at spine ends and a pair of closed snags to mid panel. Publisher price "2 vols, boxed $5" intact to front flap. Trace silverfish loss to the cloth at crown of spine. Vol I is rather dull to the spine with tiny flecks and pin head spots of loss to the cloth from silverfish predation. Similar effect along the lower edge of the cover board and to a thin swath of the rear board. Prior owner name penned neatly front endpage both voluemes. Mild foxing confined to preliminary pages. Binding sound and snug. Contents neat. Slipcase remains in rather decent condition, with 4th edition copy on the review panel. Text panels are toned and a little chipped at edges. Slipcase is unrestored and is solid at all joints. Books G to VG-. Dust jacket of Vol II in VG- condition and slipcase same. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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173 Dreiser, Theodore and Thomas P. Riggio (Ed. ) American Diaries, 1902-26
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 1982 0812278097 / 9780812278095 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pages; Inscribed and signed by the editor to the half-title page. Snug, bright copy in a sharp edged original dust jacket. Trace sunning to jacket's spine panel and trace rubbing to jacket edges. NF/VG+; Signed by Editor 
Price: 25.00 USD
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174 Dumas, Alexandre & Henry L. Williams (translation and adaptation) D'Artagnan Forward or The Minority of Louis XIV
New York Street & Smith 1899 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages; HC snugly bound in original heavy green cloth with pictorial design to cover in black, brown and white. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated with several b&w plates on glossy stock. Contents bright and fresh. Some small patches of whitening to the cloth from silverfish preadyion of the cloth's sizing. Several pages of publisher ads at rear. Solid clean copy; VG- 
Price: 40.00 USD
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175 Dunbar, Aldis The Sons O' Cormac, an' Tales of Other Men's Sons
New York E.P. Dutton 1920 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in original ribbed green cloth with gilt ruling and titling to cover board and gilt titling to spine just a little dulled. Sound clean and unmarked. Title and front matter pages unopened along bottom edge. A few pgs in text roughly opened bottom edge. Small nick to top corner of rear board. All else bright and neat. VG 
Price: 32.50 USD
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176 DUNSANY, Lord A Night At an Inn, a Play in One Act: Neighborhood Playhouse Plays No. 1
New York The Sunwise Turn 1916 First Edition Paperback Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Neighborhood Playhouse Plays No. 1, Paperback in original light blue laid paper wraps with vignette illust and title lettering to cover; spine unlettered , as issued. Shallow chipping to the cover stock at spine ends and mild stress creases to 2 of the 4 front corners. Wraps lightly furred and a little ragged at front edge. Contents bright and neat.G++ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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177 Durkin, Douglas & Peter E. Rider (Intro) The Magpie A Novel of Post-War Disillusionment 1923
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1974 0802062466 / 9780802062468 Paperback Very Good 
Heritage; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Soundly bound and clean; no marks. Light shelf wear to cover edges; spine just very slightly shelf cocked. VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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178 Duun, Olav & R. G. Popperwell (Trans. ) Floodtide of Fate
London Sidgwick and Jackson 1960 1st English language edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 256 pages; Snugly bound and neat in original title lettered dust jacket. Dust jacket with toning and moderate shelf soiling to surfaces; just mild shelf rub to jacket edges. Price clipped from lower corner of the front flap. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. VG++/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
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179 Earley, Tony Jim the Boy; A Novel
Boston Little, Brown and Company 2001 0316198951 / 9780316198950 Advance Reader's Copy Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; 1st edition Advance Reader's Copy is tight and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. A tiny spot of soiling to front cover. Otherwise entirely as new; unread and fresh. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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180 Edgeworth, Maria Patronage [In] Works of Maria Edgeworth - Volume VII, Containing Patronage
Boston Samuel H. Parker 1825 Leather Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 552 pages; Vol VII of the 13 volume issue of Edgeworth's Works. "Patronage" complete in this volume. Soundly bound in period treed calf with red morocco title label to spine. Lacking the front blank endpage and presumably a half-title. Mild scuffing and rubbing to leather at spine. Corners just lightly shelf bumped. VG thus 
Price: 60.00 USD
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