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The Valley of Bones

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00083

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. The seventh novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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Books Do Furnish A Room

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00084

Condition: Very Good


Short closed tear to top edge of dust jacket. The tenth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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The Military Philosophers

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00085

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. The ninth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a small chip to head of spine and some light soiling at top front edge. View more info

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Temporary Kings

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00086

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. The twelfth and final novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with sunned spine. View more info

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The Kindly Ones

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00087

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. The sixth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. View more info

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The Acceptance World

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1955

Seller ID: CS00088

Condition: Very Good


The sixth novel in Anthony Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series. Age toning to pages, spine of dust jacket is sun faded. View more info

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Our Man In Camelot

By: Price, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz LTD: 1975

Seller ID: CS00621

ISBN: 057502013X

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 220 pages; price clipped dust jacket now in mylar. A vintage copy from the Gold Dagger Award winning author of 'Other Paths to Glory'. View more info

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The Sweet Cheat Gone

By: Proust, Marcel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Modern Library: 1930

Seller ID: CS00439

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, Toledano binding style 8, red cloth, Kent endpapers, interior of dust jacket lists 370 titles, 379 pages; pages lightly toned; price clipped dust jacket toned and lightly edge worn, now protected in mylar cover. The sixth of the seven volumes of 'Remembrance of Things Past'. View more info

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Halfway House

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Seller ID: CS00165

Condition: Very Good


12mo, 309 pages; spine of boards is dust soiled, with a bit of shelf wear to tail, pages are quite age toned; dust jacket is edge worn with creasing, split in two along spine, now in protective mylar. View more info

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The Glass Village

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1954

Seller ID: CS00194

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 8 X 5.5 inches, 281 pages, map endpapers; head and tail of spine turned in, pages are clean and unmarked; unclipped dust jacket is worn with a few small tears, foxing to spine, back sports a few smudge marks. View more info

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Double, Double: A New Novel of Wrightsville

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001151

Condition: Very Good


Reprint edition, first thus; green hardcover in pictorial dust jacket, 8vo, 215 pages, maps in endpapers; boards are bright and square with light wear at extremities and a very mild bump to bottom front corner, internally clean and sound, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping and small tears at extremities, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

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Cannibal Nights

By: Raabe, Capt. H.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1927

Seller ID: CS00673

Condition: Very Good


Blue and white map paper covers with purple titles and decorations, 12mo, 323 pages plus publisher's list, complete with publisher's slipcase decorated in the same style as covers; lightly edge worn, slipcase is edge worn along spine with a few small chips, small Meier & Frank bookseller's ticket on rear panel. A Bonibooks edition. A vintage copy in a scarce slipcase of the tales of a free-lance trader The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field of subscription ma... View more info

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Among the Great Masters of Literature; Scenes in the Lives of Great Authors

By: Rowlands, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1900

Seller ID: CS00261

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 7.5 x 5 inches, 225 pages, thirty-two reproductions of famous paintings, top edge gilt. Boards are lightly edge worn, gilt is bright, deckle edge pages are a bit toned. A handsome copy containing works about many of the great authors including Virgil, Chaucer, Tasso, and Swift. View more info

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The Virtuous Women of Pont Clery

By: Sandstrom, Flora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00047

Condition: Very Good


Tan & green cloth, 8x5.5 inches, 253 pages; dust jacket is worn with slight chipping to edges. View more info

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Don't Go Away Mad and Other Plays

By: Saroyan, William

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000442

Condition: Very Good


Full yellow cloth boards with green titles to spine. Corners square. Light darkening and discoloration at extremities. Spine ends shelf worn. Pages faintly toned from age. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny tear at bottom front edge. Spine is sun darkened. All four flap corners are clipped. 238 pages. First edition stated. Includes two other plays: A Decent Birth, A Happy Funeral and Sam Ego's House. Saroyan's plays were drawn from deeply personal sources, and often disregarded the convention that conflict is essential to drama. View more info

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Confessors of the Name

By: Schmitt, Gladys

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00295

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards, 8vo, 568 pages; blue cloth boards are edge worn; dust jacket chipped and creased in places, spine sunned. View more info

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The School for Scandal: A Comedy

By: Sheridan, R. B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford/Limited Editions Club: 1934

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000297

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Hand-Coloured Etchings by Rene Ben Sussan. Published by Oxford University Press and printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club. One of fifteen hundred copies, this being number 996 and signed by Ben Sussan. Oversize hard cover in original slip case. Paper wrapped boards with paste-down title block to front cover. Paper is splitting and fraying at head/tail of spine. Tanning in end papers. Prev. owner's name at top of front free end paper. Beautiful hand-made paper pages are clean and tightly bound. Some ghosting to verso pages of illustrations. Shel... View more info

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Almanac of the Dead

By: Silko, Lesie Marmon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00236

ISBN: 0671666088

Condition: Very Good Minus


First printing, orange paper backed in red cloth, 91/2 x 6 1/4, 763 pages, map endpapers: front board has a smudge mark down the center, slight wear visible to head and tail of spine as well as corners, pages are clean and bright; dust jacket lightly edge worn, mild damp stain visible inside front cover of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover. A sweeping, haunting novel, "about people caught between two cultures and two times: the modern-day Southwest, and the places of the old ones, the native peoples of the Americas, in an earlier time that is both real and supra-real. View more info

Conrad's Manifesto: Preface to a Career

By: Smith, David R.; Conrad, Joseph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Gehenna Press: 1966

Seller ID: CS00490

Condition: Very Good


Limited printing of 1,100 copies, of which this is No. 244, marbled paper with paper paste down title, 4to, 78 pages, woodcut portrait of Joseph Conrad by Leonard Baskin; an exceptionally well kept copy, interior is clean, binding is tight, protected in grey paper two piece slipcase. The history of the preface to the 'Nigger of the "Narcissus" with facsimiles of the manuscripts edited with an essay by David R. Smith. View more info

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Sun-Way

By: Sperry, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni: 1930

Seller ID: CS00682

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper covers decorated in blue, orange, green and white in the art deco style, artists initials J.B. on front cover illustration, 12mo, 220 pages plus a note from the publisher and publisher's list, beautiful Rockwell Kent endpapers; just a hint of edge wear, Meier & Frank stamp on interior of rear cover. An installment of The Boni Paper Books series. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field of subscription mail order book clubs. The club launched in S... View more info