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321 Lagarde Andre, Laurent Michard, Henri Lemaitre, Therese Van Der Elst, Roger Pagosse La Litterature Francaise Tome 1 & Tome 2 Volume 1 - La Litterature Francaise Du Moyen Age a L' Age Baroque. Volume 2 - La Litterature Francaise Des Classiques Aux Philosophes
France Bordas Laffont 1970 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
French Edition; Paintings, drawings, manuscripts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1970 Bordas Laffont. HC/DJ. 2 volumes. Solid, clean copies in original gilt lettered blue cloth. Snug bindings; no marks. Dust jackets - with just a hint of shelf wear. Publisher's original mylar overcovers intact; that of Vol I with a short tear at rear. NF/NF in VG original mylar covers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period paintings, engravings and facsimile manuscript. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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322 Lange, John (Michael Crichton) The Last Tomb
New York Bantam Books 1974 Second Edition; reissue Mass Market Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 212 pages; Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Sound, clean copy. No marks. Spine slightly cocked and moderately sun faded. Lightly rubbed to the extremeties. John Lange is a pseudonym of Michael Crichton. His 1st novel, "Easy Go" - a paperback original reissued here in the 2nd edition under the title "The last Tomb". G++ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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323 Lanham, Edwin M. Sailors Don't Care
New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1930 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; 1st American edition, scarce. Tight and clean in publisher's wove patterned red cloth with title lettering and vertical accent lines brightly in black to spine. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is bright and clean at the front panel but with the delicate blue background sunned to tan at the spine. A few small, pin head sized rub throughs to the rear flap fold and a half-dime sized open hole mid spine. Publisher's $2.50 price intact on unclipped front flap. A fine copy in a VG or better jacket. Scarce 1st American edition of the young Lanham's 1st novel written based on his own experiences aboard and ashore while serving on a period sea tramp. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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324 Lardner, Ring & Margaret Freeman (Illust. ) The Story of Wonder Man
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Poor dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; HC with portions only of the original dust jacket. Soundly bound in origianl green cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Light shelf bump to lower front corner of the cover board. This copy retains the rear panel and flap of the dust jacket and the lower 1/3 of the spine. Front flap, publisher priced $1.75 is laid in at front. Rear jacket panel toned with light chipping at edges and a pair of short cello tape repairs. Some pages opened a little roughly at the front edge. Expected light toning to page stock. VG-/Poor 
Price: 29.50 USD
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325 Lathrop, George Parsons True, and Other Stories
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1884 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 270 pages; Soundly bound in original green cloth with decorative title design to spine brightly in gilt. Endpage hinge at front tender with partial split. Mild patchiness from light silverfish predation to sizing of the cloth to the upper and lower boards. Text block snug and clean; a few pages with a superficial nick at the front edge. Uncommon in the original edition. VG- 
Price: 75.00 USD
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326 Lawrence, Josephine But You are Young
Boston Little Brown and Company 1940 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 330 pages; 1st edition, 1st printing. Snug, clean and neat copy in original pictorial dust jacket. In publisher's forest green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Contents clean and fresh. Dust spotting top edge. Jacket is well sunned at spine with titles dimly legible. Half-dollar sized chip missing from the crown of the jacket's spine panel and a similar sized chip missing from the bottom edge of the front panel. A few other much smaller chips and nicks at edges. Uncommon in dust jacketed examples. VG+/G 
Price: 50.00 USD
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327 Lawson, Thomas W. and Sigismond De Ivanowski (Ills. ) Friday, the Thirteenth
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 236 pages; Soundly bound in original slate black cloth with title designs in mixed cream and black to cover and spine. The cover title design with flaking and rubbing to the rectangular cream colored field and author lettering generally seen with this book, though the titles remain distinct. Gilt lettering at spine bright; shallow chip to the cloth at the crown of the spine panel. Prior owner has placed a small ink ownership stamp to the front flyleaf and penciled his name to the half-title page. Haunting, evocative color frontispiece by Ivanowski. Trace damp evidence to lower edges of boards but without effect to pages. Contents bright and clean. Externally dulled and a little tired but sound and clean. Uncommon 1st edition of this novel of Wall Street disaster. Good only 
Price: 19.00 USD
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328 Lawson, Thomas W. and Sigismond De Ivanowski (Ills. ) Friday, the Thirteenth
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 236 pages; Soundly bound in original slate black cloth with title designs in mixed cream and black to cover and spine. The cover title design with flaking and rubbingto the rectangular cream colored field and author lettering generally seen with this book, though the titles remain distinct. Gilt lettering at spine dulledand rubbed but easily legible. Haunting, evocative color frontispiece by Ivanowski. Cloth crimped with just light fray at spine ends; top front corners lightly shelf bumped - lower board corner poking through some light fray. Thin shallow area of mottling to the lower edge of the cloth of the cover board. Contents bright and clean. Externally dulled and a little tired but sound and clean. Uncommon 1st edition of this novel of Wall Street disaster. G++ 
Price: 23.50 USD
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329 Lazhechnikov, Ivan Ivanovich; Lajetchnikoff and Thomas Budd Shaw (translation) The Heretic, Translated from the Russian, of Lajetchnikoff
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1844 First English Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 831 pages; 3 volumes. Original English Language translation of this popular mid 19th century Russian historical adventure. Published by Blackwood in a much more ambitious and pleasing manner than the American edition issued by Harper in the same year. Printed with an attractive and accomodating font with good margins and space around the text, compared to the Harper two-column minutiae that compresses the work into one volume of 150 pages. Each volume seperately paged and chaptered. Vol I: xviii, 285 pp. Vol II: 256 pp. Vo III: 272, [4] pp. Bound in original textured red cloth bords. This exampe deaccesioned from a University Library. 2 volumes with period rebacking prior to library ownership hve presserved the original spines over the replaced cloth. Vol 2 has had a more crude rebacking with a heavy red cloth tape application. All volumes with painted call letters to spine and library ink stamps to edges of pg blocks. Library book plates and blind stamps to prelims. Prior ownership of John Airey (Newlands) in manuscript to the front endpage, each volume. Soundly bound and complete. Uncommon in the English language editions. Overall G+ or better 
Price: 145.00 USD
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330 Le Gallienne, Richard The Quest Of The Golden Girl
London John Lane: the Bodley Head 1911 Eighteenth Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 308 pages; Soundly bound in original blue cloth with title lettering in darker blue to spine. Cloth at spine sunned and a but toned but title lettering still bold. Light shelf soiling to cloth boards; two pin head sized gaps in the cloth of the rear joint - probably the result if biopredation. Superficial foxing to endpages and page block edges. Contents bright and clean. G++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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331 Leavis, F. R. The Common Pursuit
London Chatto and Windus 1965 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Square and neat in crisp-edged, title lettered jacket. Just mild shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges with a couple tiny nicks at spine ends. Light toning to jacket at spine. Board spine ends and corners lightly bumped. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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332 Lebégue, Raymond La Tragédie Française de la Renaissance
Bruxelles Office De Publicité 1954 Second Revised Edition Wraps Near Fine 
French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages; 1954 Office de Publicite. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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333 Lefebvre, Henri Diderot, Ou, Les Affirmations Fondamentales Du Materialisme
Paris L'Arche 1983 2851810286 / 9782851810281 Paperback Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Trade size paperback in original title lettered, french fold wraps. Snugly bound with fresh neat contents but with ex-library indications - including a stiff transparent mylar laminate protecting the covers, catalog label and bookplate. Text unmarked. G++ thus 
Price: 15.00 USD
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334 Lehane, Dennis Mystic River
New York HarperCollins 2001 0688163165 / 9780688163167 Advance Reader's Copy Paperback Near Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 416 pages; Paperback in slick color wraops. 1st edition. Advance Reader's Copy is tight, bright and fresh. Just a whisper of shelf wear to externals. Appears and feels unread; about as new. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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335 Lehuu, Isabelle Changes in The Word; Reading Practices in Antebellum America
Ann Arbor UMI Dissertation Services 1996 Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages; Facsimile printing of the author's PhD dissertation at Cornell. Tightly bound in blue card stock covers with title label to cover and spine unlettered, as issued. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine 
Price: 29.00 USD
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336 Lepenies, Wolf & R. J. Hollingdale Between Literature and Science; The Rise of Sociology
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1988 0521328527 / 9780521328524 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 400 pages; Book is soundly bound in original green cloth with title lettering in bright gilt on spine. Stamped review copy. Expansive underlining and occasional margin notes in pencil throughout the text. Decent reading copy. G+/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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337 Lever, Charles James The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer
New York Thos. Crowell 1895-1900 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages; Circa 1895-1900. Thos Crowell HC in ornately green and gilt stamped cream cloth with tipped on illustration. No date; circa 1910. Square and sound. No marks. First endpg neatly removed; spine slightly dulled. All else quite neat. VG- 
Price: 24.95 USD
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338 Leverson, Ada Bird of Paradise
New York W. W. Norton 1952 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; 1952 W. W. Norton HC/DJ 1st American edition, from the 1914 UK original printing. Thought this copy is tight and neat the bright crisp dust jacket had been shortened to accomodate an older style protective cover. Tape remnants to four ponts of front and rear boards. No scars to end pages or boards. An attractive and neat copy in a just too short dust jacket. VG/VG- 
Price: 23.95 USD
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339 Lewis, Michael Home Game An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2009 039306901X / 9780393069013 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 1st printing. Bright, tight and frsh; feels and appears unread. Signed by Lewis on the title page. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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340 Lewis, Philip E. LA Rochefoucauld; the Art of Abstraction
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1977 0801408482 / 9780801408489 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; 1977 Cornell University Press. HC/DJ. Tight, bright and fresh; no marks. Crisp clean dust jacket. Appears unread and about as new. F/F 
Price: 15.00 USD
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