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281 Holmes, James (Ed. ) ; Jean Paul Sartre & Harlan Ellison & Nelson Algren, et. al The Gent Magazine, December 1956; Vol 1, No. 2 (W/ "Monsieur Lalique" by Sartre; "The Mating of Moogoo" by Ellison; "No Man's Laughter" by Algren)
New York Excellent Publications 1956 Paperback Very Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Vintage men's magazine in glossy color pictorial covers. Illustrated with risque photography and art work, most in B&W. (W/ "Monsieur Lalique" by Sartre; "The Mating of Moogoo" by Ellison; "No Man's Laughter" by Algren) Solid neat copy with mild stress along spine edge. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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282 Horn, Jason Gary Mark Twain and William James; Crafting a Free Self
Columbia, MI University of Missouri Press 1996 0826210724 / 9780826210722 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 189 pages; Snugly bound and in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Prior ownership of Twain scholar, Jeff Steinbrink with his name penned to front endpage. Steinbrink's marginal annotation and underlining scattered here and there throughout, occasionally heavy and sometimes quite critical. Just a touch of shelf/handling wear to jacket edges. G++/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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283 House, Tin Tin House Magazine Issue #66: Winter Reading Winter, 2015
McCormick & Company 2016 Paperback Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Volume 17, No. 2. Winter, 2015. As new 
Price: 11.50 USD
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284 Howe, M. A. DeWolfe American Bookmen Sketches, Chiefly Biographical, of Certain Writers of the Nine
New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1898 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages; HC in original green cloth. 1st edition. Title lettering in gilt with decorative design in gilt and black to the top third of the cover board. Clean and still attractive. Frontispiece group portrait is weak at the tipped in edge and the inner hinges at the endpages are tender. Prior ownership signature and bookplate of Earle Wentworth Huckel, who served as the 1910 editor of the Harvard Monthly. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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285 Huncke, Herbert E. & Benjamin G. Schafer The Herbert Huncke Reader
New York Quill/William Morrow 1998 0688163467 / 9780688163464 Paperback Very Good- 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 400 pages; Large trade format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. Light general toning to cover pages; mild shelf/handling rub to covers at edges and surfaces. VG- 
Price: 16.50 USD
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286 Hunt, [James Henry] Leigh The Story of Rimini, a Poem
London C. and J. Ollier 1819 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 111 pages; A rebacked copy, preserving the original boards and apparently also the endsheets. Tasteful paper title label to spine an addition of the binder's restoration. Text block bright and neat. Prior ownership to front pastedown. Boards a little bumped at corners. Overall VG 
Price: 89.50 USD
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287 Hurston, Zora Neale Seraph on the Suwanee A novel
Charles Scribner's Sons 1948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages; 1st printing with Scribner "A" on copyright page along with imprint year of 1948 on title page. Soundly bound in original tan cloth with title lettering in dark brown to cover and spine. Pictorial dust jacket retains $3.00 issue price to unclipped front flap. Expected light offset toning to the endpage joints from the binder's glue used in the period. Mild toning to cloth at board edges. Dust jacket rubbed at edges with a few short closed edge tears, nicks and mild fray at spine ends. Two dime sized sticker scars to jacket's front panel. Conservatively graded. VG/G++ 
Price: 325.00 USD
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288 Huston, McCready The Saving Grace
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front flyleaf, dated Philadelphia, 1954. Dust jacket missing a 2 inch piece from the tail of the spine with a pair of long closed tears to the rear panel extending from the chip area. Cloth sunned and lightly toned to the area exposed by the missing chip from the jacket. Front flap of the jacket price clipped. Prior owner name penned neatly to the front endpage underneath the front flap. Snugly bound and very neat in light to moderately worn dust jacket. Scarce, especially in signed copies. VG+/G++ ; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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289 Ibsen, Henrik and John Gassner (Intro. ) and Fredrik Matheson Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1979 Leather Fine Illustrated by Fredrik Matheson 
Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 325 pages; Bound in full slate gray leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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290 Iceberg Slim; Robert Beck Mama Black Widow (BH 415)
Los Angeles Holloway House 1969 0870674153 / 9780870674150 early printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 312 pages; Mass market sized paperback # BH 415. No date of printing given - an early printing, circa 1971. $1.50 publisher's cover price and BH 415 catalog number printed top edge of cover. Soundly bound in original pictorial covers. Covers lightly toned with some light edge rubbing and mild stressing to surfaces. A pair of small spill spots soiling the front cover. Page stock lightly but uniformly toned. Uncommon early printing. G+ to VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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291 Irving, John In One Person
New York Simon & Schuster 2012 1451664125 / 9781451664126 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; 1st printing. Irving's signature on a publisher provided plate mounted to the title page. Small oval bookstore label "Politics & Prose Signed by the Author" is attacjed to the front jacket panel. Mild shelf bump to base of spine with a trivial abrasion to the binding material. Jacket is crisp edged and uniformly bright. Feels unread. VG+/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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292 Irving, Washington The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman: Van Tassel Edition
New York G P Putnam's Sons At the Knickerbocker Press 1899 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 609 pages; The Van Tassel edition was a deluxe edition prepared by Putnam's that went through several printings in the late 19th century. Two volume HC set handsomely bound in cream colored cloth with beveled board edges and ornate gilt and blue border and center designs to cover boards and spines. Top edges gilt; other edges untrimmed. Printed on heavy paper with decorative design of green and red foliated borders on each page. Tissue guarded plates from illustrations by Rackham, Darley and many others. Cream cloth a little grubby/shelf soiled. Cloth lightly rubbed at board edges; spines a little toned. Chief among the flaws is a title page in Vol II that is partially cracked in the gutter and almost detached, apparently the result of stiffened glue from the tipped in tissue guard. A few superficial yawns in the internal binings between signatures, Still attractive and sound save for the unfortunate nearly loose title page in Vol II. G++ or better. ... Oversize book set willrequire additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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293 Irving, Washington & Ernest Rhys (intro.) Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent; Everyman's Library [1908]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1908 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 368 pages; Everyman's Library. June 1908 printing, 2nd Everyman's printing following the intial 1906 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Temple Printers at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed rust brown cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Cloth a little sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1910 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. 2nd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 181] VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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294 Irwin, Violet Mary The Shaman's Revenge Based on the Arctic Diaries of Vilhjalmur Stefansson
Toronto The Macmillan Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Geoffrey Grier Signed by Author
frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; Signed by author. Publisher's green cloth with black title and image on cover. Original pictorial dust jacket has a long closed tear starting at the crown and running across the front panel. A shorter closed tear across the spine panel. Jacket rubbed edges and surfaces and with shallow chips along the edges. Light shelf soiling to the whites of the jacket design. Contents clean and bright; binding solid. Signed boldly by the author to the half title page. VG/G; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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295 Ishiguro, Kazuo The Unconsoled
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0679404252 / 9780679404255 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 535 pages; Stout HC/DJ signed by the Nobel prize winner on the title page. 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright, snug and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $25 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. NF/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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296 James, Henry The Reverberator
New York MacMillan and Company 1888 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 229 pages; HC in publisher's navy blue cloth with decorative border top edge of cover and spine brightly in gilt; title lettering at spine vivid and fresh. 1st American edition, single volume. Internals very neat with sharp, black lining endpapers, unmarred. Light damp mottling to cloth along the lower edge of the cover board. Cloth just slightly rubbed through at corner tips. Prior owner name penned neatly to corner of half-title. Solid and bright 1st American edition, issued in 3000 copies. VG ... BAL 10583. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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297 James, Henry and Colleen Browning The Portrait of a Lady
Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1978 Leather Fine Illustrated by Colleen Browning 
Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 516 pages; Bound in full brick red leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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298 James, Rhys and John Gincano (Drawings) Worth Remembering
New York Longmans, Green and Company 1933 Second Printing Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 423 pages; HC in publisher's light orange cloth with decorative, pictorial title lettering in brown to cover and spine. Soundly bound copy with light to moderate sunning to spine and light rub through to cloth at corners. Cloth at spine thin and a little frayed; mild shelf soiling to cloth boards. Prior owner name penned neatly to front and rear endpages. G++ 
Price: 14.95 USD
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299 Jameson, Storm Love in Winter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1935 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages; Soundly bound in original rust orange colored cloth with decorative titles in teal and brown to spine. Binding a bit shelf cocked in the spine. Cloth moderately sun faded at spine but with titles still bright. Light general shelf soiling to board surfaces. Sound decent copy lacking dust jacket. G+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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300 Jameson, [Margaret] Storm Company Parade
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages; Soundly bound HC in original blue cloth with decorative title lettering design in red & blue to spine. Cloth sunned and faded to spine but with title lettering still bright. Lacking dust jacket and with cloth faded at spine but generally about VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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