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Lewis Carroll: An Illustrated Biography

Lewis Carroll: An Illustrated Biography

by Hudson, Derek

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1977
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New York: Clarkson N. Potter Inc, 1977. First US Edition. Hardcover. 272pp. Cloth backed boards. With illustrations by Carroll, Tenniel, A. B. Frost, Harry Furniss, Arthur Rackham and others; photographs by Carroll of Alice Liddell and famous people he knew. Tiny spot to front free endpaper. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Quarto.
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A Drifting Life

A Drifting Life

by Tatsumi, Yoshihiro

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2009
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Softcover
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New York: Drawn & Quarterly, 2009. Softcover. 855pp. An epic memoir from a manga master. Tatsumi weaves a complex story that encompasses family dynamics, Japanese culture and history, first love, the intricacies of the manga industry, and, most importantly, what it means to be an artist. Very mild foxing to edges. A very good copy. ; 16.5 x 22… Read more about this item
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Hal Foster: Prince of Illustrators, Father of the Adventure Strip

Hal Foster: Prince of Illustrators, Father of the Adventure Strip

by Kane, Brian M.

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2003
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Lebanon, NJ: Vanguard Productions, 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 208pp. The first comprehensive biography of Foster's entire life and 70-year career. Edited by J. David Spurlock. Introduction by James Bama. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. A fine copy. ; Quarto.
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Foul Play! The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E. C. Comics!

Foul Play! The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E. C. Comics!

by Geissman, Grant

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2005
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New York: Harper Design, 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 272pp. The book profiles the entire careers of E. C.'s amazing artists, including Al Feldstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Graham Ingels, Jack Kamen, Wallace Wood, Joe Orlando, Will Elder, John Severin, Al Williamson and more. With hundreds of rare and previously unpublished illustrations and vintage photographs. A fine copy.… Read more about this item
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Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick

Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick

by Sutin, Lawrence

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Published
1989
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New York: Harmony Books, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 352pp. Cloth backed boards. Tiny spot to lower edge of front panel else a fine copy in about fine dustjacket with a touch of wear to spine head. ; Octavo.
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The Letters of Lewis Carroll

The Letters of Lewis Carroll

by Cohen, Morton; Green, Roger Lancelyn, eds

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Published
1979
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Hardcover
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9780195200904
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. xxxviii, 614pp; viii, [2], 617-1245pp. Blue cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Fine in about fine slipcase with light wear to edges. ; Octavo.
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The Elvis Presley Story

The Elvis Presley Story

by Gregory, James, ed

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Published
1960
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Paperback
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New York: Hillman Periodicals, Inc, 1960. First Edition. Paperback. Hillman Books 130. Introduction by Dick Clark. With many b&w photographs. A very good copy. ; Small octavo.
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Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly

by Laing, Dave

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Published
1972
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Paperback
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New York: Collier Books, 1972. First Edition. Paperback. Collier Books 06110. First paperback publication. With 50 photographs. A fine copy. ; Small octavo.
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The Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco Sound

The Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco Sound

by Gleason, Ralph J.

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Published
1969
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Ballantine Books 01623. The story of The Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Fillmore Auditorium, Bill Graham, The Family Dog and the coming of age of rock'n'roll in San Francisco. With many b&w photographs. Faint corner crease to back cover. A… Read more about this item
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Harlan Ellison: A Bibliographical Checklist

Harlan Ellison: A Bibliographical Checklist

by Swigart, Leslie Kay, ed

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Published
1973
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Pictorial wrappers
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Dallas: Williams Publishing Co, 1973. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. #396 of 1000 numbered copies. vi, 117pp. Original wrappers. The original Harlan Ellison bibliography. Contributions by Isaac Asimov, Joanna Russ, Robert Silverberg, and others. With b&w illustrations. Some toning to front cover. A fine copy. ; Quarto.
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The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1972-1973

The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1972-1973

by Dick, Philip K.

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1993
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Novato, CA / Lancaster, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1993. Hardcover. xxvi, 387pp. Blue cloth stamped in silver on the spine panel. Introduction by Dennis Etchison. Underwood-Miller catalog card laid in. A bright fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dustjacket art by Ilene Meyer. ; Octavo.
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The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975-1976

The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975-1976

by Dick, Philip K.

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1992
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Novato, CA / Lancaster, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1992. Hardcover. xxx, 351pp. Cloth. Introduction by Tim Powers. A bright fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dustjacket art by Ilene Meyer. ; Octavo.
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The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974

The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974

by Dick, Philip K.

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Published
1991
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Novato, CA / Lancaster, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 311pp. Cloth. Introduction by William Gibson. A bright fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dustjacket art by Ilene Meyer. ; Octavo.
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Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter
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Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

by Roosevelt, Theodore

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First Edition
Published
1908
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing of this new and enlarged edition, which adds two new chapters to the original edition. Xv, 420pp. Pictorial cloth stamped in gold with a puma head and gilt lettering on the front panel and the spine panel, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and fifty-four inserted plates with b&w photographs.… Read more about this item
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Biography of Elisha Kent Kane
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Biography of Elisha Kent Kane

by Elder, William

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Published
1858
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. [2]pp of publisher's advertisements, 416pp + subscribers' list and [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Original decorated cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered in gold. Engraved title, frontispiece, and four inserted plates with woodcuts. Biography of the famous Arctic explorer. Some wear to corner tips and spine ends, a touch… Read more about this item
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An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States. Containing an Index of All the Counties, Districts, Townships, Towns, &c., in the Union; Together with an Index of the Rivers by Which Any County, District, Township, &c, or River May Be Found on the Map, Without Difficulty: Also, a General View of the United States, and the Several States and Territories..
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Philadelphia: Published by Mitchell and Hinman, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. 324pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold. With the Mitchell and Hinman advertisement bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Signature in pencil on front free endpaper. Light wear to extremities and rubbing to covers, old stain affecting upper edge of roughly a hundred leaves. About… Read more about this item
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Memoirs of the Wesley Family; Collected Principally from Original Documents
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Memoirs of the Wesley Family; Collected Principally from Original Documents

by Clarke, Adam

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Published
1824
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New York: Published by N. Bangs and T. Mason for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1824. First US Edition. Hardcover. ix, [2], 12-432pp. Contemporary full sheepskin. Engraved frontispiece of Epworth Church and one inserted plate. A history of the family of John Wesley, the evangelist and theologian founder of Methodism. Old signatures on front free endpaper and title page. Scattered… Read more about this item
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Oliver Cromwell
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Oliver Cromwell

by Gardiner, Samuel Rawson

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First Edition
Published
1899
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London / Paris / New York: Goupil & Co., Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyant & Co, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 1475 numbered copies, this being #496. v, 216pp. Contemporary black half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt floral decorations and lettering, marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt others uncut. The binding is signed by Hertzberg.… Read more about this item
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Hammett: A Life at the Edge

Hammett: A Life at the Edge

by Nolan, William F.

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Published
1983
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New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 276pp. Cloth backed boards. The ultimate biography of one of the masters of modern mystery literature. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.
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My Life & Times
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My Life & Times

by Jerome, Jerome K.

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Published
1992
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London: The Folio Society, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 223pp. Decorated cloth, printed on laid paper. A memoir. Introduction by Joseph Connolly. With several b&w photographs. A fine copy in fine slipcase with a touch of fading to edges. ; Octavo.
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