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161 (Cocteau, Jean) LE LIVRE BLANC
Paris Paul Morihien 1949 Third Edition Softcover Poor 
This is a softcover book in Johannet watermarked paper wrappers over paper covers. This book was once exposed to dampness on the lower edges and shows a (matching color tone) water line on the covers and most interior pages. The spine has been restored with matching colored art paper. The book now has a tight binding, strong hinges, otherwise clean covers and pages, and is without marks or writing. The book is illustrated in woodblock line drawings by Cocteau (bright blue ink was used) . This autobiographical work focuses on homosexual aspects of Cocteau's youth. Text in French. One drawing is within the text (3/4 page with text on the verso; there are three additional full page drawings with blank versos) . This is number 197 of a Limited Edition of 475, published by Paul Morihien in 1949.; 8vo 
Price: 295.00 USD
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162 (Cocteau, Jean) LES VIEILLES VILLES DES FLANDRES BELGIQUE ET FLANDRE FRANCAISE
Paris Librairie Dorbon-Aine Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Near fine hardback book in a fine Moroccan half leather and marbled paper binding enclosing the original paper covers. Gilt title and quality design flourish on the spine. Marbled end papers - clean. The original wrapper cover is in color and the frontispiece appears to be a facsimile of the etching by Robida- villes views and the Hotel de Ville D'Alost. The top edges are gilt, the fore and bottom edges are untrimmed. There are numerous black and white full page and in-text illustrations. Text in French. The chapter content and a list of the illustrations is in the back of the book. There is a former owner name written at the top of the original paper wrapper. The binding is tight , all of the book is clean and bright. There is a hint of wear to the corners. Limited to and edition of 100 on Hollande Van Gelder paper, however this copy is unnumbered. Nicely bound. Well cared for. ; Tall 8vo  
Price: 225.00 USD
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163 (Field, Julian Osgood) MORE UNCENSORED RECOLLECTIONS
New York, NY Harper & Brothers Publishers 1926 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book that states First Edition (F-A) , without a jacket, most lkely as designed in 1926, the year of publication. The book has a maroon cloth cover with a blind-stamped border and the Harper logo, also blind-stamped. The title on the spine in gilt is dulled. There is a former owner name (Gertrude F. Purdy) in gilt which is dulled and difficult to read from a distance if the book was on a shelf. Otherwise the covers are straight and the binding tight. There are two faint marks - a very faint indent without a break of cloth and a spot with a different sheen than the rest of the cover. There are no other marks or writing. The interior end papers and pages are crisp and clean. All texte and in English. Field was and Americna author who was a friend of King Edward VII and lived mostly in Paris and London. ; 8vo; 297 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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164 (Strathmore Paper Company) A GRAMMAR OF COLOR Arrangement of Strathmore Papers in a Variety of Printed Color Combinations According to the Munsell Color System with an Introduciton by Professor A. H. Munsell and Exploratory Text with Diagrams Illustrating the Application of the System to Work (Cont.
Mittineague, Ma. The Strathmore Paper Company 1921 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a handsome, interesting presentation on color using the papers produced by Strathmore Paper Company and the theories and examples of Munsell with the graphic arts of T. M. Cleland, an artist of the period known for those who liked his work designing covers for Fortune magazine. The book Is comprised of 27 pages of illustrated text that explains the color dynamics by principle and applications. There are supposed to be 19 charts using Strathmore papers to study the dynamics of mixing and using colors to an advantage. The plates are fold -outs on various colored Strathmore original paper and examples of integrating art with the paper. This book lacks one plate ( page 11) . Each fold out includes a stub with five 'wheels' of color. One of the wheels is missing in Plate 1, four are present. There is also some remnants of pencil lines by a child, plus a paper cut in the margin on Plate 1. . This book has two beautiful color examples designed by Helen Dryden, an art deco period artist. Ther examples were engraved by Rudolph Ruzicka. The covers are paper covered in a neutral color and a cloth spine in maroon. There is wear at the top and bottom of the spine - cloth wear. The corners of the book are scuffed with paper breaking and worn. The fold of the last plate has an extra crease and a tear at the fold line. There are no other marks or writing or missing pieces. End papers are clean except for a piece of paper pasted in with the name of a former owner neatly written on it. ; 4to 
Price: 155.00 USD
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JAHR'S AND POSSART'S NEW MANUAL OF THE HOMOEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA Arranged with Reference to Well Authenticated Observations At the Sick Bed , A
165 A JAHR'S AND POSSART'S NEW MANUAL OF THE HOMOEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA Arranged with Reference to Well Authenticated Observations At the Sick Bed
New York William Radde 1853 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight half leather with marbled boards. Scuff marks on marbled paper covers, scuff mark on upper corner leather of front cover, otherwise leather is good condition. R aised bands with gilt design and title. End papers have been partially covered, possibly repaired at one time, but paper on hinges unbroken. Could have been original binding as it does not look like it was repaired. Starting at page 580, numbers have been lightly entered next to certain remedies and pages have been renumbered starting with 1. Unobtrusive. Index and two prefaces. ; Remainder of the title is: And Accompanied by An Alphabetical Repertory, To Facilitate And Secure The Selection Of A Suitable Remedy In Any Given Case. ; 8vo; 924 pages  
Price: 390.00 USD
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166 A Notable Advisory Board AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY ( VOLUME 24 XLIV ) A New Cyclopedia
New York, NY The American Historical Society 1931 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is a very handsome, nicely cared for leather covered hardcover book in near fine condition. This is Volume 44 from 1931 with a portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a frontispiece opposite the title page. The binding is red cloth with red Moroccon leather. The binding is very tight, the leather is in near fine condition, the gilt title and the flourettes are very bright. The end papers are marbled. The condtion of the pages is excellent. The book contains biographical sketches of prominent Americans. There are many photogravure and half-tone portraits and nicely printed armorials in metallic and colored inks. ; 4to; 368 pages  
Price: 175.00 USD
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167 Aars, Kr. B. -R. THE PARALLEL RELATION BETWEEN THE SOUL AND THE BODY
Christiania, Norway Jacob Dybwad 1898 First Edition Softcover Near Fine  
This is a paper covered book of only 16 pages with a stapled binding. The book cover has a little edge war with one short closed tear. It is clean, but with a hint of discoloring starting at the edge. The interior pages are very clean and crisp without any marks or writing. The author's name is Dr. Kristian Birch-Reichenwad Aars. The book is in English and may have been published in English originally. Some pages are uncut at the top edge indicating the book has not been read. ; 4to; 16 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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168 Abani, Chris GRACELAND
New York, NY Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2004 0374165890 / 9780374165895 Advance Review Copy Softcover Near Fine 
This is an Uncorrected Proof softcover book that would be in fine condition if not for a thin red remainder inkpen mark on the bottom edges. The book is otherwise tight, bright, crisp, clean and without any other flaw. Pre-publication Proof. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 USD
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169 Abbott, Jacob XERXES THE GREAT
New York, NY Harper & Bros 1850 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Small hardback book with dark red cloth and blind stamped decorative design. Title on spine is not visible. Cover has stain giving it a two-tone effect. Bumped and lightly worn bottom corners. Clean end papers. Faint water stain along edges of pages, however overall impression given is of a clean book. Six reprinted wood line engraved plates of pertinent scenes and two maps. ; 12mo  
Price: 29.00 USD
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170 Abbott, John HISTORY OF XERXES THE GREAT
New York Harper & Brothers 1878 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Small hardback book with red covers and blind stamped design. Tight, bright, clean with a faint stain around the edges throughout the book. Cover has a stain that is a darker shade of red on half of the front cover. Pages clean. Binding tight. Seven engraved illustrations. Each page has wrinkles that may be from water exposure, but are crisp and flexible and they have a look and feel of a letter press printing. ; 12mo 
Price: 29.00 USD
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171 Abel, Annie Heloise TABEAU'S NARRATIVE OF LOISEL'S EXPEDITION TO THE UPPER MISSOURI
Norman, OK University Of Oklahoma Press 1968 Hardcover; Second Printing Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. It may not have been read. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is clipped and equally crisp and clean with a faint hint of edge wear at the corners. This book has been well cared for. There are lengthy appendices including a fold out geneology chart of the Tabeau lineage, plus an Index. ; The American Exploration and Travel Series; 8vo; 272 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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172 Abernathy, Ralph David AND THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN
New York, NY Harper & Row 1989 0060161922 / 9780060161927 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition; it appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing; the interior and exterior is very clean. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean witha touch of rubbing to the black glossy background. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 638 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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173 Abrahamson, Vickie with Mary Meehan and Larry Samuel THE FUTURE AIN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE The 40 Cultural Trends Transforming Your Job, Your Life, Your World
New York, NY Riverhead Books 1998 1573220809 / 9781573220804 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. All authors have signed o the front free end paper. The book is inscribed and dated. The book is tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean, without wear, unclipped. ; 4to; Signed by All Authors  
Price: 15.00 USD
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174 Acker, Ethel F 400 GAMES FOR SCHOOL, HOME, AND PLAYGROUND
Dansville, NY F A Owen Publishing Co 1923 Not First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
TIght, bright, clean book with former owner name written in ink of front end paper. Loaded with photos and drawings illustrating games and music, including games related to school subjects. Good old fashioned content. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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175 Ackerman, Jennifer NOTES FROM THE SHORE
New York, NY Viking 1994 0670849243 / 9780670849246 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread. It is very clean, crisp, and without wear. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 20.00 USD
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176 Ackroyd, Peter MILTON IN AMERICA
New York Doubleday Nan A. Talese 1996 First American Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket  
Fine book in fine, unclipped dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean, unread, unmarked. Gift condition. Novel based on the question, what if John Milton had come to Puritan America in 1660? ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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177 Ackroyd, Peter SHAKESPEARE The Biography
New York, NY Nan A. Talese Doubleday 2005 0385511396 / 9780385511391 First American Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a First American Edition (Review Copy) hard cover book - signed by the author on a pasted down bookplate. There is a Talese Doubleday letter enclosed signed by Talese. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean and appears to be unread. There are no marks or other writing. No wear except for a hint of a bump on the bottom of the spine. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of color loss at the tip of the jacket edges in places. ; 8vo; 572 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.00 USD
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178 Acton, Lord LONGITUDE 30 WEST A Confidential Report to the Syndic of the Cambridge University Press
New York, NY Cambridge University Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library hardcover book . The binding and content would be considered near fine if not for the library marks. Tight, bright, clean. Edition limited to 1000. However, there are two plates and a stamp on the front end papers, (one label states that the book was a gift from Cambridge Univ Press) . There are stamps with library numbers on the first page of text. There are no other marks or writing. The content is a facsimile of Acton's handwritten report in 1896. He presented the design for the Cambridge modern, ancient, medieval history series. The book was printed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishement of the American Branch of the Cambridge University Press. ; 8vo; 32 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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179 Adair, Virginia Hamilton LIVING ON FIRE
New York Random House 2000 0375502890 / 9780375502897 First Edition Hardcover 
Hardback book would be fine except for former owner name on front free end paper. Clean and bright. Dust jacket is unclipped, clean, bright. It has a look of a book that has been barely read and carefully owned. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.75 USD
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180 Adams, Ansel Artificial-Light Photography
Hastings-on-hudson Morgan & Morgan 1971 Fifth Edition Fine in Good dust jacket  
Tight, bright book in unclipped DJ that has shelf wear and rubbing. Layer of paper lifted in small area on front panel. Basic Photo 5. ; 8vo;  
Price: 16.00 USD
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