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61 Braynard, Frank O The World's Greatest Ship; the Story of the Leviathan 6 Volumes, Complete
New York South Street Seaport Museum 1972 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Sepia toned b&w photos and reproductions, plans; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [SIGNED] South Street Seaport Museum, NY; Mariner's Museum etc. 6 volumes, complete. 1st edition. Volumes 2 & 3 signed by Braynard on the front flyleaf. Uniformly bound in maroon cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt. Snugly bound and neat. Color pictorial dust jackets are uniformly bright and clean with mils shelf rubbing to spine ends and edges; a few tiny closed edge tears and nicks to jacket edges. Profusely illustrated with sepia toned historical photographs, diagrams and facsimiles. Overall books are NF in VG++ dust jackets. Handsome attractive set. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 295.00 USD
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62 Brecht, Harold Downfall
New York Harper & Brothers 1921 First Edition Hardcover Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1st edition. Inscribed to the half-title page by the author: "To my dear Betty/ for another downfall/ Harold." Laid in at front with a pictorial "House of Harper" front panel is the publisher's "card-style" folded sheet announcing publication of the novel. Bound in "weave pattern" blue cloth with titles in gilt. Titling at spine dulled and faded. Binding sound but endpage joints a little tender. Very uncommon novel; signed copies rare. A good or better copy; signed.; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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63 Brenders, Carl Wildlife; The Nature Paintings of Carl Brenders
New York H.N. Abrams in association with Mill Pond Press 1994 0810939770 / 9780810939776 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
4to 11" - 13" tall; 90 pages; Oversize square format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Signed by the aritst, Brenders, on the title page. Square snug and neat in a uniformly bright and clean dust jacket. Publisher's embossed gold medallion sticker "Artist Autographed Copy" mounted to the front panel of the jacket. Mill Pond Press and Abrams promotional ephemera laid in at front. Trace fading to clot color at edges. Superficial shelf evidence to jacket surfaces. All else Lovely; book feels unread. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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64 Briggs, George Weston The Doms and Their Near Relations
Mysore Printed in India At the Wesley Press and Publishing House 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 680 pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Dust jacket lightly shelf soiled and and superficially rubbed at edges. Light toning to endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock. Solid clean copy. Uncommon. VG/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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65 Brinton, Mary Williams My Cap and My Cape, An Autobiography
Philadelphia Dorrance 1950 Second Printing Hardcover Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; [SIGNED] 1950 Dorrance & Co. HC 2nd printing. Signed by the author on the front endpage and dated 1950. Original blue cloth with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Binding sound; spine slightly cocked. Some fading to blue cloth at spine and mild presumed silverfish patchiness to the cloth at spine. G+ ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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66 Brodsky, Louis Daniel And Robert W. Hamblin Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection. Vol. 2, The Letters [Presentation Copy]
Jackson, MI University Press of Mississippi 1984 0878051899 / 9780878051892 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Signed presentation copy x2(1984) As new in as new dj. Inscribed by Brodsky to Georgia Review editor Stanley Lindberg, who has in turn inscribed it (1989) to poet and GR contributor, Sanford Pinsker.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 508 pages; [SIGNED presentation copy x2] 1984 University Press of Mississippi. HC/DJ 1st edition. Inscribed by Brodsky (1984) to Georgia Review editor Stanley Lindberg, who has in turn inscribed it (1989) to poet and GR contributor, Sanford Pinsker. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of sunning to spine panel. NF/VG++; Signed by Editor 
Price: 49.00 USD
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67 Brooks, David The Social Animal The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
New York Random House 2011 140006760X / 9781400067602 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 424 pages; 1st printing. Bright, tight and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $27 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by Brooks along the bottom of the title page. Handsome neat copy. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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68 Brotherton, Chad In Search of Balance
Chapbooks.com 2001 Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; Paperback in matte tite lettered wraps. Tightly bound and neat. A touch of shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Signed with brief inscription to the title page. Solid unmarked copy. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 USD
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69 Brower, Brock The Late Great Creature
New York Atheneum 1972 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on the recto of the 2nd free endpage. Soundly bound and generally clean and neat in original dust jacket. Cream linen boards with title design in black and gilt; publisher's red top stain still solid and bright. Binding a little shaken in the spine; light foxing to the front edge of the text block. Dust jacketlightly rubbed at edges; two vertical stress creases to the front flap of the jacket which retains the $4.50 issue price despite a shallow corner clip from the top corner. An old secondary price inconspiocuouly markered out on the black stock front flyleaf. Inscribed by Brower in part "...from the lower depths (if only of effort) ... Signed and dated 1972. A cult novel held in high regard - uncommon in signed examples. VG/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.00 USD
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70 Buckley, Christopher Other Lives
Ithaca Ithaca House 1985 0878861254 / 9780878861255 First Edition Paperback Fine Signed by Author
(Signed) 1985 Ithaca House softcover in cream decorative wraps. Presentation copy; lengthy inscription to poet Sanford Pinsker. Hand written note from author laid in. As new.; Ithaca House Poetry Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Softcover in pictorial, crwam colored wraps. Presentation copy, with a somewaht lengthy inscription to poet, Sanford Pinsker who had hosted him for a reading at Franklin & Marshall College. An additional hand written note from author is laid in at front. Stellar copy; about as new; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Buckmaster, Henrietta Deep River
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1944 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 481 pages; 3rd printing. Warmly insribed by Buckmaster on the front endpage. Soundly bound copy in publisher's terra cotta colored cloth with title lettering brightly in white to spine. Dust jacket missing th lower third of the cover and spine panels as well as an inch from the crown of the spine panel. Title lettering and author remain intact on the spine panel but somewhat sunned. Expected light toning to wartime paper stock. VG in a damaged dust jacket now protected in a fresh mylar cover. This novel of anti-slavery southerners is uncommonly found signed. VG/Fair ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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72 Buechner, Frederick A Long Day's Dying
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1950 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; New York, Alfred A. Knopf; 1950. HC/DJ 1st and 2nd printings before publication. Essentially the 2nd printing of the 1st edition, both issue printed prior to the official release set by the publisher. Warmly inscribed in red pen by Buechner "For Sam[?], thirty-four years after the fact, with admiration and affection from his fellow author and Lawrentian, ...December 1984." Solid clean copy in original black cloth with title lettering in metallic copper to spine. Dust jacket bright and clean with publisher's $3.00 issue price on unclipped front flap. Jacket is rubbed at spine tips and corners with a few very short closed tears. A solid and attractive early printing of Buechner's highly regarded 1st novel, author inscribed. NF/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 265.00 USD
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73 Burgess, Anthony Shakespeare
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages; Inscribed and signed by Burgess on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Snug, bright and neat in a crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with 1st issue $15 (until Dec. 1970) price intact to unclipped front flap. Trace shelf rub to jacket at spine ends. Publisher's black top stain is solid and uniform. Handsome copy, not often seen in signed copies. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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74 Burnett, Frances Hodgson & Michael Hague (Illust. ) The Secret Garden [Signed with Drawing of Mary Lennox]
New York Henry Holt & Co 1987 0805002774 / 9780805002775 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Illustrator
4to 11" - 13" tall; 232 pages; [SIGNED with drawing] 1987 Henry Holt & Co. Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Hague on the half title page below a 3/4 page pen and ink drawing of Mary Lennox - protagonist of the novel. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $18.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Attractively illustrated edition and a handsome copy. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 50.00 USD
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75 Burrell, Percy Jewett; Laura F. Kready, & Thorbahn, H. Clifton Pageant of Liberty, Commemorating Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in the American Revolution ... July 5th, 6th, & 7th, 1926 [With over 35 Signatures of Performers and Organizers]
Lancaster PA Lancaster Press 1926 First Edition Paperback Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; Paperback in pictorial yapped edge wraps. This copy signed by over 35 prominent Lancastrains, including author/s pageant director, chairman and many of the actors and participants in the dramatic pageant. Signatures fill the inisde surfaces of bot the front and rear covers. Includes scripts, program and listings of participants. Laid in is an invoice for stenographic work signed by the Pageant chairman, and a single leaf of edited Program for the Liberty Choir. Some furring and rubbing to yapped cover edges and some moderate toning and soiling to covers. Unique copy. G++ to VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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76 Busch, Frederick Don't Tell Anyone
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2000 0393049736 / 9780393049732 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Exceptionally bright and fresh copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial jacket with publisher's $25.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed by the author to the title page. Handsome copy. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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77 Butler, Ellis Parker Pigs is Pigs
New York A. L. Burt Company 1931 reprint Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 37 pages; Circa 1930 reprint in original brown cloth with title lettering and pictorial design to cover in black. Original pale blue paper dust jacket with matching title and illustration design in blue is well worn with spine ends chipped away and remaining portions repaired with period scotch tape mending. Front and rear jacket panels with small nicks at flap fold corners and edges; light general toning to panels, more heavily at spine. Inscribed and signed by Butler on the front endpage with a small pig drawing and dated 1931. Prior owner's pictorial bookplate "Ad Astra" [ F. Hartford Getz] mounted to the front pastedown and his manuscript ownership to the rear endpage. Illustrated by drawings. Hadsome copy in a serviceable dust jacket, signed by author. His most highly regarded book of humor. VG/Fair; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 USD
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78 Cabell, James Branch The Cream of the Jest: the Lineage of Lichfield. Two Comedies of Evasion.
New York Robert M. McBride & Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good- Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages; In publisher's daek red cloth with ornate pictorial gilt border to cover board and titles (slightly dulled) in gilt to spine. Signed by Cabell at the end of his "author's note" on page xxi. Binding slightly covked. Cloth pulled and lightly rubbed at crown but not frayed or torn. Mild bumping to corners. Toning in the gutters of the endpages consistent with the 1930's publishing trade binder's glue. Some halo toning to pages. Top edge gilt. Signed by author. G++ to VG-; Signed by Author 
Price: 47.00 USD
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79 Cameron, Hawley Hurricane Years
Boston Little Brown & Co 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; [SIGNED] 1968 Little Brown HC/DJ 1st edition. Warmly inscribed by Hawley to author and fellow prominent Lancaster PA figure, Samuel Slaymaker. Solid clean copy in a clean neat dust jacket with just mild rub at spine ends and edges. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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80 Campbell, Sam Too Much Salt and Pepper
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1944 early printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages; Early printing. Signed by the author to front endpage. Soundly bound in clean illustrated dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn and rubbed at edges and surfaces with shallow chipping to spine ends and corners and a two-inch tear to front jacket along front edge. Light vertical crease to fornt cover near front edge. Lightly shaken in the spine. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped. Mild fading to cloth at spine ends. Includes black and white illustrations. VG/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.50 USD
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