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Storm Child: A Three Fold Novel

Storm Child: A Three Fold Novel

by CARMEN, Ruth

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First Edition
Published
1937
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New York: John C. Yorston Publishing Co, 1937. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm); green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt to spine and front cover; dustjacket; 321pp; illus. Beginning oxidation to spine gilt, with touches of discoloration to cloth; very good. Dustjacket unclipped, with light edgewear and gentle sunning to spine; a good, strong, clean copy. Novelized… Read more about this item
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7 1/2 Cents

7 1/2 Cents

by BISSELL, Richard

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Reprint
Published
[1953]
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company, [1953]. Reprint. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket by Jane Pitts; [8],245pp. Some general edge wear to jacket extremities else a Very Good or better, bright copy. Internally clean, ink ownership to front flyleaf. Satirical novel and basis for the musical comedy "The Pajama Game," about… Read more about this item
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To Him That Hath. Illustrated from paintings by Sigurd Schou

To Him That Hath. Illustrated from paintings by Sigurd Schou

by [RADICAL FICTION] [RIDEOUT AUTHORS] SCOTT, Leroy

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First Edition
Published
1907
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First Edition. First printing, verso of title page dated July, 1907. Octavo (20.5cm). Publisher's gray cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt and colors; x,401pp; frontispiece and three inserted leaves of plates. A lovely copy, gilt bright on spine and front cover, with minimal rubbing to pictorial elements. Very Near Fine, and unusual thus.… Read more about this item
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U.S.A. Trilogy: The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen Nineteen; The Big Money

U.S.A. Trilogy: The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen Nineteen; The Big Money

by DOS PASSOS, John; Reginald Marsh, illus

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First Illustrated Edition
Published
1946
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. First Illustrated Edition. Trade issue. Three octavo volumes; (23.5cm.); uniformly bound in cloth in paper-covered slipcase with printed wrap-around paper label; illus. Gentle, uniform toning to spine cloth, else a tight, unworn set, free of markings or notable wear. In the original slipcase, rubbed, with wear and faint staining at edges; just Very Good.… Read more about this item
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Captain Kodak: A Camera Story. With photographic illustrations by the author

Captain Kodak: A Camera Story. With photographic illustrations by the author

by BLACK, Alexander

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First Edition
Published
1899
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Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1899. First Edition. First printing, with no printing statement on verso of title page. Octavo (21cm). Publisher's embossed red cloth, titled in gilt with applied photo-pictorial cover illustration; 288pp; illus. Old ink-stains to cloth on front cover and spine; ink inscriptions to endpapers; still a tight, sound copy of the uncommon first edition. … Read more about this item
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O Shana, Shana
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O Shana, Shana

by McCLOSKEY, Eunice [née LonCoske]

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First Edition
Published
1973
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Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Warmly inscribed on front endpaper: "To my dear friend, Danny Rezmerski, God bless you, dear / Fondly," signed, undated but apparently contemporary with publication. Octavo; gray cloth hardcover, dustjacket; 194pp. Tight and straight, about Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $4.95 on front flap), slightly foxed and soiled on… Read more about this item
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The Octopus

The Octopus

by [CALIFORNIA FICTION] NORRIS, Frank

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First Edition
Published
1901
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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1901. First Edition. First printing, with the J. J. Little device on copyright page. Octavo (20cm). Red cloth, stamped in gilt; plain endpapers; [viii],652pp; map facing first page of text. Straight and tight, with a hint of fading to cloth on spine and a few tiny specks of soil; Very Good+. The… Read more about this item
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The Heathen

The Heathen

by LONDON, Jack

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Reprint
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[1970] n.d.
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Perfection Micro-Classic, [1970] n.d.. Reprint. Later Edition. (20.5cm); white illustrated wrappers in orange and black; 37pp.; minor wear only; Near Fine. "I met him first in a hurricane. And though we had been through the hurricane on the same schooner, it was not until the schooner had gone to pieces under us that I first laid eyes on… Read more about this item
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Country Place

Country Place

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] PETRY, Ann

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First Edition
Published
1947
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); pale gray cloth, with titling and decorative rule stamped in black and green on spine and front cover; burgundy topstain; dust jacket; [vi],266pp. Tiny scuff to lower rear board edge, small patch of sticker pull from upper rear pastedown, else a fresh, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped,… Read more about this item
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Boy Life on the Prairie [

Boy Life on the Prairie ["Border Edition"]

by GARLAND, Hamlin

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[1915]
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New York: Harper and Brothers, [1915]. Code "G-P" (i.e. July, 1915) on copyright page. Octavo (19.5cm). Green cloth stamped in gilt and blind, in cream dust jacket printed in green; [x],389,[1]pp; publisher's ads to jacket rear flap and panel. Lightly rubbed and bumped, with minor marks to textblock edges, but generally sound and clean: Very Good. Jacket rubbed, chipped,… Read more about this item
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Black April: A Novel

Black April: A Novel

by PETERKIN, Julia

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First Edition
Published
1927
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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1927. First Edition. First Printing, second state, with "ducks piped" on p.17, line 32-33. Octavo (19.5cm); vertically-ribbed brown cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; decorative endpapers; brown topstain; dustjacket; [ii],[10],11-315,[3]pp. Beginning oxidation to gilt, lower corners gently bumped (though still sharp), with some faint, scattered staining to covers; contents fresh;… Read more about this item
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Tommy Gallagher's Crusade

Tommy Gallagher's Crusade

by FARRELL, James T.

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First Edition
Published
1939
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1939. First Edition. First printing. Small octavo. Tan cloth; dustjacket; 91pp. Tight, straight, and unmarked - a Near Fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $1.00 at base of front flap), lightly rubbed and soiled with a small nick at upper margin of rear panel; Very Good. One of relatively few contemporary… Read more about this item
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Here Comes the Bandwagon

Here Comes the Bandwagon

by GATES, H.L. [Henry Layford]

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First Edition
Published
1928
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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover, titles in orange on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 306pp. Tight and square with just a bit of rubbing at board edges; Very Good+. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, priced $2.00 on front flap, rubbed at folds and spine ends, with a few splits and creases… Read more about this item
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South Moon Under

South Moon Under

by RAWLINGS, Marjorie Kinnan

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Published
1933
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Second Printing, with the publisher's seal (though lacking the 'A') on the copyright page, and the length of the alligator mentioned on p.184 reduced to "twenty feet." Octavo (19.25cm); light green cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt and dark blue on spine and front cover; green topstain; dustjacket; [viii],334,[2]pp. Trivial… Read more about this item
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The Song of the Lark

The Song of the Lark

by CATHER, Willa

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1927
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927. Thirteenth printing. Octavo (20cm). Blue cloth stamped in dull gilt; [10],489,[1]pp; list of titles at front. Bookseller's ticket of the Skylark Bookshop, Washington, DC, to rear. Mild rubbing with just a few spots of foxing, else a pleasing copy, clean, sound, and Very Good. One of the early twentieth-century Revolt Novels, offering a true-to-life portrait… Read more about this item
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The Bomb

The Bomb

by HARRIS, Frank

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Illustrated & Definitive Edition
Published
1920
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New York: by the Author, 1920. Illustrated & Definitive Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 336pp. Brief (
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Thumb Tripping

Thumb Tripping

by [HITCH-HIKING] MITCHELL, Don

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First Edition
Published
1970
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1970. First Edition. First printing. Maroon cloth spine over red cloth-coverered boards; dustjacket; 182pp. Fine, apparently unread copy in the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $5.95), minutely creased on front flap, still Fine and completely free from the marginal toning that is endemic to his title. Rarely found in fine condition. Mitchell's first book,… Read more about this item
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The R. Crumb Handbook
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The R. Crumb Handbook

by [SEXUALITY] CRUMB, Robert [with] POPLASKI, Peter

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First, Limited Edition
Published
2005
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London: MQ Publications, 2005. First, Limited Edition. Limited to 150 copies, of which this is #92, with a signed and numbered Crumb "Self Portrait with Third Eye" lithographic print on hand made paper. Print and book are secured in the publisher issued blue cloth case, 40cm x 32cm, titled in black and red to spine and with an onlay… Read more about this item
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Bernard Clare

Bernard Clare

by FARRELL, James T.

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First Edition
Published
1946
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1946. First Edition. First printing. First issue, without the tipped-in disclaimer at dedication page. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],367pp. Tight, clean, and unmarked; Near Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.75 at base of front flap); c hips and a few closed tears along jacket extremities, spine and flap edges… Read more about this item
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The Fifth Seal

The Fifth Seal

by [SOCIAL FICTION] [WW2 - SOVIET UNION] ALDANOV, Mark; Nicholas Wreden, transl

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First Edition
Published
1943
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; red publisher's top-stain; 482pp. Tight, Near Fine copy, with top-stain clean and unfaded. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.00 on front flap), crisp, clean and unfaded with a trace of rubbing and a single brief, closed tear to front panel; Near Fine. … Read more about this item
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