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1 Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Norwalk The Easton Press 1976 Hardcover As New 
"(The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)" Original leather covers w/ gilt decoration on binding and gilt title on spine. Four raised bands on spine. Gilt edged leaves with moire endpapers.; 8vo ; 428 pp pages 
Price: 58.50 USD
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2 Angelou, Maya All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (Signed)
PA The Franklin Library 1986 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Author Limited, signed first edition; preface written by the author for this edition. Full leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpages & silk ribbon marker. Original publisher's letter laid in. Frontispiece portarit of Maya Angelou is by Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh. A few very small scrapes to the edge gilt, remains a very handsome copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 90.00 USD
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3 Auchincloss, Louis Diary of a Yuppie (Signed)
PA The Franklin Library 1986 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Limited, signed first edition; preface written by the author for this edition. Full leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpages & silk ribbon marker. Frontispiece by Jeffrey Smith. Auchincloss' (1917-2010) dry, ironic works of fiction continue the tradition of Henry James and Edith Wharton. Beautiful copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 40.50 USD
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4 Auchincloss, Louis Exit Lady Marsham (Signed)
PA The Franklin Library 1984 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Author Limited, signed first edition; preface written by the author for this edition. Full leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpages & silk ribbon marker. Illustrations are by Istvsan Ventilla. A handsome copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain, Ayres, Alex
5 Ayres, Alex The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain
Meridian 1989 0452010586 / 9780452010581 Softcover Fine 
" America's most quotable writer provides his most outrageous quips, sayings, one-liners, and humor from his most beloved novels, speeches, letters, and conversations. "; 7.97 X 5.27 X 0.64 inches; 265 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
6 Barrie, J. M. The Little Minister
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Revised Edition Hardcover Good 
F. O. Inscription dates this at 1926. Green cloth board, thistle design. Worn edges. Clean tight text. The novel was the third of the three Thrums novels which brought Barrie to fame was turned into 9 film versions, four silent. In 1934 American drama film directed by Richard Wallace. The screenplay by Jane Murfin, and starred Katherine Hepburn. The film ultimately lost $9, 000 and contributed to Hepburn's reputation as box office poison. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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7 Barrie, James M. The Little Minister
New York /Boston Books, Inc. N.D. Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth, little edge wear, shaken w/back hinge cracked. Unusual in the about good dust jacket, bright multi-colored jacket, heavily creased edges with a large chip from the spine head. Barrie (1860-1937) authored Peter Pan but it was the three "Thrums" novels (a town based on his home of Kirriemuir), which first brought Barrie to fame. The Little Minister was the third. Adaptions include four silent films, and the 1934 film starring Katharine Hepburn, directed by Richard Wallace. ; 8vo. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Lucrezia Borgia: The Life and Times of, Bellonci, Maria.
8 Bellonci, Maria. Lucrezia Borgia: The Life and Times of
New York Harcourt & Brace 1953 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth. Faded and worn along the board edges. Dust Jacket edges ends and corners are worn with shallow chips; NOT price clipped. 343 pp. Index. Translated by Bernard and Barbara Wall. Former Owners Ex Libris Label on the ffep. A clean, tight copy. "The first appearance in English of the recognized standard work on the Borgias which tells the story of the most colorful woman of the high renaissance. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Decameron, Boccaccio, Giovanni
9 Boccaccio, Giovanni The Decameron
The Franklin Library 1972 Hardcover As New 
(Franklin Heirloom Library of the World's Greatest Books) "This book is one of the Heirloom Library of the World's Greatest Books. These collector's books are quarter bound editions published by the Franklin Library and have a genuine leather bound spine with traditional cloth covered boards, 22k. gold lettering and stampings on the spine and covers and an attached silk page marker"; 8vo ; 749 pp pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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A Few Brass Tacks, Bromfield, Louis
10 Bromfield, Louis A Few Brass Tacks
New York, London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
About very good. Black cloth, rear tail book board moisture damaged, text lightly toned. The dust jacket is toned and has some surface soil; chipping at the head and corners along with some fold wear; moisture stain. New clear cover. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Standard book size"; 303 pp pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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11 Buck, Pearl S Imperial Woman
New York John Day 1956 0381980375 / 9780381980375 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
346 pp. An nice copy in rust cloth w/black title block, green publisher stain on the top edge. Light edge rub, end pages are toned, bookplate on pastedown. Dust Jacket is bright with a few small chips and tears on edges. The spine has an even square chip from the head. Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head of the Qing Dynasty until her death in 1908.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Standard book size" 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Mandala, a Novel of India, Buck, Pearl S
12 Buck, Pearl S Mandala, a Novel of India
N. Y. John Day & Co. 1970 0381980413 / 9780381980412 Tenth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Yellow cloth with light shelf wear, DJ in archival cover and has a previously repaired (fairly well done) closed tear on the front. 376 pg.. Overall a nice copy. One of Buck's rare novels about India. Centering her story around a modern princely family of the New India, she explores the mysticism that pervades everyday life there. Extrasensory perception, reincarnation, and spirits are very real concerns of the Maharani Prince Jagat and his family; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.25 USD
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13 Buckley, William R The Story of Henri Tod (Signed)
PA The Franklin Library 1984 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Limited, signed first edition; preface written by the author for this edition. Full leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpages & silk ribbon marker. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.80 USD
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14 Burgess, Anthony The Kingdom of the Wicked (Signed)
PA The Franklin Library 1985 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Limited, signed first edition; preface written by the author for this edition. Full leather stamped in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpages & silk ribbon marker. Original publisher's letter laid in. Illustrated by Ronald DeFelice. Burgess' (1917-1993) dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange remains his best known novel. ; 8vo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Burroughs,Edgar Rice Tarzan of the Apes (facsimile)
Shelton, CT First Edition Library First Thus Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine copy, exact to the original first edition in every way with the addition of the FEL publishers note on the copyright pg., and initials on the back flap of the dust jacket. Issued with matching gray cloth slipcase. Ranking among the rarest and most desirable modern first editions, fine copies command prices of up to $50,000 dollars. This copy carries the first state points which include the 1914 date on the title page, and the words "W.H. Hall Printing Co./Chicago" printed in Old English type on the copyright page, and lacks a gold 'acorn' stamped on the spine and is without copy on the jacket flaps. An exceptional copy. 
Price: 117.00 USD
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Aesop's Fables, by) , Blanche Winder (Retold
16 by) , Blanche Winder (Retold Aesop's Fables
New York Airmont Classic 1965 First Thus Paperback Very Good 
# CL81 General tone throughout, darkened spine, small bend in lower corner, first 19 pp inner top edge w/small decreasing stain. Illustrated. Introduction by Earle Toppings 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Cather, Willa My Antonia (facsimile)
Shelton, CT First Edition Library First Thus Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First published 1918, is considered one of the greatest novels by American writer Willa Cather. It is the final book of her "prairie trilogy" of novels, the companion volumes being O Pioneers! and The Song of the Lark. This is a facsimile copy, exact to the original first edition in every way with the addition of a small FEL publishers note on the copyright page and the FEL initials on the back flap of the dust jacket. Issued in gray cloth matching slipcase. Dust jacket spine has started to fade and has a small puncture. A nice, affordable copy. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Shadows on the Rock, Cather, Willa
18 Cather, Willa Shadows on the Rock
Alfred A. Knopf 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Published August 1931, first and second printing before publication. 280, [2] pp. FAIR only. A solid reading copy. Without the dust jacket. Green cloth with paper pastedown title on cover and spine. The bad- Faded and heavily worn extremities, all edges dust soiled. The previous owner's name is written neatly on the ffep. The good- The interior is clean, without tears or soil and the binding is tight. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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19 Chandler, Raymond Farewell My Lovely (facsimile)
Shelton, CT First Edition Library First Thus Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine first edition (Knopf 1940) copy with the addition of a small FEL publishers note on the copyright page and initials on the back flap. Issued in matching gray cloth slipcase. "RKO Pictures released its second version of Farewell, My Lovely in 1945. It was the first major motion picture release of a Chandler story and the first appearance of detective Philip Marlowe on the silver screen." Dick Powell was cast to play Philip Marlow, the movie was re titled Murder, My Sweet, to prevent the audience from expecting another Powell led comedy. (taken from the Raymond Chandler website) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Added $5.00 to cover expediated shipping costs. 
Price: 58.50 USD
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20 Chapnick, Howard (Editor) The Illustrated World of Thoreau
New York Grosett And Dunlap 1974 0448010283 / 9780448010281 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Photographs by Ivan Massar 
Oat colored cloth w/light edge wear, DJ bright, w/ one short tear, 7 full page b&w photos w/text in the fore matter and one final page. After word by Loren Eiseley of whom Publishers Weekly referred to as the modern Thoreau and whose national reputation was established as an author, naturalist and poet. Ivan Massar's photographs, are created with a powerful eye of light scale and composition which pulls at the heart strings. Beautiful book, gift quality. Companion volume The Illustrated Leaves of Grass was published in 1971; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 16.20 USD
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