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161 Evans, Walker Message from the Interior : [Signed Copy]
New York The Eakins Press 1966 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
Folio 13" - 23" tall; Very large format, square folio in publisher's heavy grey linen with paper title label to cover board and title lettering in white to spine. Very warmly inscribed to the front endpage; "Bernard, an interior chap / Love / Walker / 9/1/1966." Splendid copy with sharp edges and crisp title lettering at spine; title label unblemished and uniformly bright. Beautifully printed (photogravure process) photographs; each has an unmarred heavy onion skin tissue guard. Publisher's portrait (promotional? ) of Evans laid in at front along with a few pages of obituary clippings and biographical material. Only a hint of shelf rub to the lower front tips and tail. Lovely copy of the very impressive book; signed. About Fine. (Given the warmth of the inscription, it seems likely the book was inscribed to Evans' longtime friend, Bernard H. Haggin. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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162 Ewing, Thomas Jonathan, a Tragedy
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 148 pages; With a card from the author mounted to the front pastedown "Compliments of the Author" and signed by the author's wife on the blank front endpage. Soundly bound in original pictorial brown cloth, a little dulled and toned at spine. Errata sheet tipped in over the first page of the text. VG-; Signed by Associated 
Price: 39.50 USD
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163 Farmer, Philip Jose Tarzan Alive - A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke
New York Popular Library 1972 First Paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 328 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition. Superb copy is tightly bound and fresh with flat uncreased spine and crisp edged covers. Expected mild toning to page stock and mild fading to the publisher's green edge coloring to the page block edges. Signed by Farmer on the title page. Crisp copy. NF. Uncommon thus; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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164 Farr, Judith I Never Came to You in White
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1996 0395788404 / 9780395788400 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in a price clipped but otherwise near immaculate dust jacket. Handsome copy, signed by the author. F/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
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165 Fink, Larry & Bert Randolph Sugar & Andy Grundberg (Intro) Boxing; Photographs by Larry Fink
New York powerHouse Books 1997 1576870081 / 9781576870082 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
4to 11" - 13" tall; 104 pages; Oversize, square format HC/DJ. Signed by Fink on the verso of the front endpage and by Sugar on the half-title page. Snugly bound with clean neat contents; a general damp ripple to the surface of the rear jacket panel and trace offsetting of color from cloth to the reverse surface of the jacket rear. Light damp ripple to the top edge of the last few pages. VG-/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 50.00 USD
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166 Fitch, Nol Riley Appetite for Life; the Biography of Julia Child [Signed by Julia Child]
New York Doubleday & Company 1997 038548335x / 9780385483353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 569 pages; [SIGNED by Julia Child]. 1997 Doubleday & Company. HC./DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Julia Child on the half-title page. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $25.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. The feel of a once read book; dust jacket with light shelf and handling rub to edges. Uncommonly found signed by master chef, Julia Child. VG+/VG+; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 200.00 USD
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167 Foster, Alan Dean & [James Gurney] Dinotopia Lost [Signed by James Gurney]
Atlanta Turner Publishing, Inc. 1996 1570362793 / 9781570362798 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 318 pages; [SIGNED by James Gurney] 1996 Turner Publishing, Inc. HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed on the title page by the creator of the Dinotopia world and author of the original books, James Gurney. Gurney has furnished the art for the dust jacket design on this Foster authored novel. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $21.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Laid in at front is a Gallery card for a 2010 show of Gurney's work at the Delaware Art Museum. NF/NF 
Price: 45.00 USD
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168 Fowler, Robert H. Jason McGee
New York Harper and Row 1979 0060113820 / 9780060113827 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Pictorial map endpages; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 322 pages; Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, tight and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. Jacket front flap price clipped; all else about Fine. Illustrated with pictorial map endpages. F/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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169 Froud, Brian Lady Cottington's Fairy Album
New York Harry N. Abrams 2002 0810932946 / 9780810932944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages; Oversize HC in glossy color illustrated boards. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Froud on the half-title page to which he has added a medium sized fairy drawing. Bright, tight and fresh. Issued without dust jacket. Handsome copy -about as new. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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170 Froud, Brian & Terry Jones The Goblins of Labyrinth [SIGNED by Brian & Wendy Froud]
New York Henry Holt & Company 1986 0030084997 / 9780030084997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
4to 11" - 13" tall; 137 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original dust jacket with publisher's $25 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by both Brian and Wendy Froud to the title page, with a small goblin sketch added by Brian. In an odd coincidence the inscription is to a couple of collectors named Brian & Wendy. The book is very fresh and neat; the dust jacket has just mild shelf rubbing to edges and surfaces. Handsome and neat; profusely illustrated from Froud's color work. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 USD
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171 Funk, Robert Walter Honest to Jesus Jesus for a New Millennium
San Francsico Harper San Francisco 1996 0060627573 / 9780060627577 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages; Inscribed by the author, founder of the "Jesus Seminar" to colleague and Fortress/Trinity Press director of publishing. Hal Rast. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks other than authorial inscription, Dust jacket has a mild stress crease at spine but otherwise Fine. F/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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172 Galbreth, Jessica The Enchanted World Of Jessica Galbreth
Hamilton, NJ Chimera Publishing 2006 0977974901 / 9780977974900 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 156 pages; 1st paperback edition. Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence to covers at edges. Profusely illustrated with color images. Signed with brief inscription by Galbreth to the title page and dated 2007. Attractive unmarked copy feels and appears just about as new. NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.50 USD
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173 Garcia, Frank The Close-Up Magic of Frank Garcia, Part I
New York Frank Garcia 1982 First Edition Wraps Fine Signed by Author
Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages; Frank Garcia Published. Trade size paperback in pictorial card stock wraps. Boldly signed and inscribed (Best Wishes, from) by Garcia on the photo frontis page; inscription dated 1989. A separate catalog of Garcia authored titles is laid in at front. The catalog is also signed, "Thanks for your order, F. G. 1989 -" and the catalog has tha author's penned note over certain of his titles - "Out of Print." This 1st part/volume of Garcia's close-up magic is in superb condition. It is bright, tight and very neat. Appears unread; no marks. Illustrated throughout with line drawings and diagrams. This copy is like new. Signed by author; 1st edition. Hard to imagine a copy in better condition. Fine; Signed by Author 
Price: 325.00 USD
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174 Gardner, John; Catherine Kanner, (Illus. ) Vlemk the Box-Painter
Northridge, CA Lord John Press 1979 Limited Edition Leather Very Good+ Illustrated by Catherine Kanner Signed by Author
Leatherbound Signed Edition with Drawing, #47 of 100; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; Limited 1st edition, one of the first 100 signed and numbered copies with an original full-page drawing by Gardner. Bound in full leather with gilt to cover and title in blind to spine. Superb copy; bright tight and fresh. Numer 47 of 100. Fine. Letterpress printed on Curtis rag Whitewove. Plates made and printed by Grant Dahlstrom, The Castle Press. Binding designed by Grant Dahlstrom. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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175 Garrett, George King of the Mountain; Short Stories
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; Inscribed and signed in a very neat hand by Garrett on the front endpage to Jere Real. Though the inscription is undated it appears to be from the late 50's early 60's period when Real worked for the Jackson Daily News. Book is tight and clean in original dust jacket with light toning to the whites of the design, a little heavier at spine. Some mild silverfish evidence to jacket spine along with a small open snag at the tail edge. Garrett's 1st book. NF/G++ 
Price: 100.00 USD
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176 Gash, Jonathan The Grail Tree
New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1979 Book Club Edition; reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages; [SIGNED] 1979 Harper & Row, Publishers. HC/DJ. Bookclub edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with book club notice on lower corner of front flap. Inscribed to xxxx, with Best wishes and signed by the author on the title page. Mild shelf bumping to lower front corners. A small ink stamp to the top edge of the page block - "Book Sale" - has largely been erased by prior owner. 3rd book in the Lovejoy series, brought to life on the small screen by Ian McShane. VG/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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177 Gash, Jonathan The Very Last Gambado
London Collins Crime Club 1990 0002322587 / 9780002322584 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 264 pages; Signed by Gash on the title page. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with 10.95 price intact to unclipped front flap. Trace shelf rub to jacket edges; superficial shelf tap to front corner tips. Patially erased ink stamp top edge "Book Sale" and a bit of very mild foxing to page block edges. VG/VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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178 Gehman, Richard Driven
New York David McKay Company 1954 First Edition Hardcover Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; 1st edition. Soundly bound in original red cloth with title lettering in yellow to spine. Signed with a personal inscription by the author and dated 1954 in Lancaster PA. A short nick to the cloth at the top edge of the rear board and to the lower edge of the front board. Cloth crimped at spine ends with a tiny closed tear in the cloth at crown. Lacking dust jacket but sound and generally neat. Signed 1st. G++ to VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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179 Gehman, Richard How to Write and Sell Magazine Articles
New York Harper and Brothers 1959 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 348 pages; Solid, clean and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Light shelf scrabe/abrasion along the top edge of the rear board. Dust jacket is bright and clean, save for the spine panel which is sunned and fading. Inscribed and signed by author on the front flyleaf, dated 1959. Uncommon thus. VG+/VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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180 Gentry, Thomas G The House Sparrow At Home and Abroad With Some Concluding Remarks Upon its Usefulness, and Copious References to the Literature of the Subject
Philadelphia Claxton, Remsen, and Haffelfinger 1878 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
Chromo-lithograph frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Illustrated with a chromolithograph frontis of the Sparrow, male and female examples. Notable provenance; inscribed by the author to Josiah Hoopes, American botanist from West Chester, PA...remembered as the author of the standard work "The Book of the Evergreens." Bound in publisher's pebbled maroon cloth with gilt title lettering to cover and spine. Ruling in blind to boards. Cloth sunned at spine but title lettering readily legible, though faded. Just light rub and superficial fray to cloth at spine ends. Some 3 or 4 pages with a micro tear at the front edge. Later ownership, a small inked namestamp of Louis Hand, appears on the front endpage. Hand was a prominent NJ botanist and author on the subject of native plants. A solid and attractive copy, distinguished by the author's inscription to a prominent late 19th c American botanist. VG ; Signed by Author 
Price: 195.00 USD
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