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21 Durham, David Anthony GABRIEL'S STORY
New York, NY Doubleday 2001 0385498144 / 9780385498142 Hardcover; Second Printing Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. First edition is not stated. Number line starts with 2. Signed on the title page with felt tip pen. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There are no signs of use or wear. Fine book in a fine dust jacket. ; 8vo; 296 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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22 Elroy, James MY DARK PLACES
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1996 0679441859 / 9780679441854 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a First Editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is signed on the first blank page and there is a Signed by the Author sticker on the front of the dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean. It is unclipped. The book is in fine condition and the dust jacket would be in fine condition if not for a touch of rubbing in the form of letters where someone probably used the book to write a note. It is not noticeable in its see-through, removable mylar protector. ; 8vo; 355 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 39.00 USD
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23 Flint, Roland SAY IT
Washington, D C Dryad Press 1979 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a small softcover published by Dryad Press in 1979. It is inscribed and signed on the front half-title page and dated 1-11-79. The book is in near fine condition. There is a tiny faint spot on the front cover and a tiny nick on a bottom corner, plus a scuff to the bottom corner of one page in the interior - now restored and barely noticeable. Tight, bright, crisp, clean with no marks or writing. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 61 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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24 Frances Parkinson Keyes CRESCENT CARNIVAL
New York, NY Julian Messner, Inc. 1942 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a First Edition hardcover book without a jacket, but with parts of the jacket glued into the book.. Signed on the half title page at the top - "Very sincerely yours " Frances Parkinson Keyes' in small letters and in ink. The front illustrated cover has been pasted on the dedication page. The inside flaps of the jacket and the rear panel are pasted in at the rear of the book. The back panel is pasted on the reverse side of the first blank page. The text on the flaps of the jacket are on the two blank pages following. There is a former owner name and holiday name and date written in on the front pasted down end paper in the upper left corner. The end papers are decorated in white on grey paper with the words "If I ever cease to love". There are flourishes and a music bar with notes. The cover is a soft purple with a blind stamped decorative piece in the shape of a hand mirror with and "E' on it - in silber metallic ink. There is a title in the samee metallic ink on the spine. . The text block is still firmly held in the binding in spite of the 807 pages. There are no other marks or writing. The end papers and pages are quite clean and crisp. The page edges are clean except for the bottom for tip which is darkened from resting on the shelf because of the weight of the 807 pages. There is a a small round spot on the top edges. The covers are generally clean. There is a 1/3" closed tear at the top of the spine in the center. There is a little loss of cloth dye at the corners and the vertical edges of the spine. The corner wear is slight. The book will come with an archival, removable and see-through acetate cover. ; 8vo; 807 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 100.00 USD
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25 Frisbie, Louise K. PEACE RIVER PIONEERS
Miami, FL E. A. Seemann Publishing, Inc. 1974 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket inscribed and signed by the author on the half title page, dated April 11, 1975. There are two business cards of the author laid in. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean with a neat and trim looking maroon cloth cover. The end paper has a touch of a pencil price erasure. The interior of the book is crisp and clean. The book is profusely illustrated with old photographs and scenes. The most serious flaw is the mark of a paper clip that held the business cards - a partial rust mark on the tip of the half-title page and the adjacent page. The dust jacket has a slight touch of corner wear, a tiny tear on the rear panel and a few spots - also on the rear panel. It is now protected in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. The jacket is unclipped. This is the history of a family that settled in the area of Florida comprised of Bartow, Fort Meade, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Arcadia, Fort Ogden, Punta Gorda, Charlote Harbor on the Gulf Coast of Florida around the time of the 1920's. ; 8vo; 134 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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26 Galsworthy, John AUTOGRAPH Holograph Letter from John Galsworthy with pp Ada Galsworthy
Signed by Author
This is a letter to an autograph request that appears to be written by John Galsworthy and possibly signed by Galsworthy though the letter includes a per pro qualifier. The letter is written in the first person (John Galsworthy) and is signed John Galsworthy, followed by p. P. A. G. Within parenthesis. The letter is addressed "Dear Madam If you will send to me at (give UK address) a cheque for (pound) 1.1.0 made payable to the Author's Society Pensions FUnd I will send you my autograph. I have been obliged tomake this rule recently. Yours truly John Galsworthy (p. P. A. G) ". The letter was mailed from Cote Basque Biarritz on March 10, 1930. The envelope is included and the address could also be in Galsworthy's hand. Clean, no wear, wove paper with watermarks. ; .; Signed by Author 
Price: 175.00 USD
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27 Garland, Isabel AUTOGRAPH Signed Hardesty Johnson and Isabel Garland Playbill for a Performance in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. a Joint Recital of Poetry and Song.
Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a simple playbill for a 1928 performance by Hardesty Johnson and Isabel Garland at the Highland Hall in Hollidaysburg, PA. The title is "A Joint Recital of Poetry and Song | Isabel Garland Hardesty Johnson | Friday Evening, November Sixteenth, Nine- | teen Hundred Twenty-Eight, at | Eight-fifteen O'clock" . The program was divided into four parts: American Songs, Songs of Romance, Songs of the Sea, Songs of the Middle Border. The programs included poetry by Sara Teasdale, John Masefield, writings of Hamlin Garland, and music of a variety of composers. Isabel Garland was the daughter of Hamlin Garland. She married Hardesty Johnson, a concert tenor. The playbill is signed by Johnson in large script and in pencil. Garland's signature is beneath his, in ink. They are written diagonally in the middle across the wording on the Playbill. The playbill is 8 1/4" high x 3 3/4" wide. It is printed on stock beige in brown ink, and is blank on the rear side. It has three horizontal fold marks. It appears it was folded twice to form three panels, then folded in half. The printed side is clean , the verso has a smudge and a hint of a crease. There is no chipping or other wear. (Garland is the author of A Summer To Be. ) ; .; Signed by Author 
Price: 95.00 USD
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28 Gilliland, Mary Ellen SUMMIT A Gold Rush History of Summit County, Colorado
Silverthorne, CO Alpenrose Press 1980 0960362401 / 9780960362400 Softcover 
SIGNED. This is a softcover book inscibed and signed by the author. The book has a tight binding, strong hinges, a half inch closed tear at the bottom edge, slight crease on the cover, clean interior and covers and no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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FAUST, Goethe
29 Goethe FAUST
New York Dingwall, Rock Limited 1927 Not First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Harry Clarke Signed by Illustrator
SIGNED BY CLARKE. Tight, bright copy of limited edition, this is number 525 of 1000. Grey paper covered boards with one half vellum, vellum slightly darkened, but tight. Hint of tear in paper covering board on front panel, but not weakened or broken - reason unexplainable. Very light wear to four corners, spine title is faded, there is some scattered foxing on first free page and first page of preface. Top edges gilt, fore and bottom edges deckled. A 1/8 inch closed tear is at the top of the spine. SIGNED by Harry Clarke. EIght color plates, plus many text and full page black and white illustrations. Bright green, black, and white end papers with Clarke monogram in corner. Translated by John Anster. ; 8vo; 254 pages; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 1490.00 USD
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30 Gottschalk, Scott D. THE FOLK AND THEIR FAUNA The Story of One Man's Love Affair with Animals
New York, NY Vantage Press 1982 0533051428 / 9780533051427 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Tight, bright, very clean covers and interior pages. There is a former owner gift note on the same page as the author's signature (front end paper) There are no other marks or writings. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and price clipped. There is some discoloration (fading) on the spine. ; 8vo; 197 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 18.00 USD
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31 Greenberg, Joanne IN THIS SIGN
New York, NY Holt Rinehart Winston 1970 0030850665 / 9780030850660 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket signed by the author. The book is tight, bright, and clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, crisp, and very clean. The book has been well cared for. The author wrote 'Best Wishes' and signed. This is the author of the book I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. ; Signed by Author  
Price: 17.00 USD
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32 Guthkelch, A. C. 'THE TALE OF A TUB, REVERS'D' AND 'CHARACTERS AND CRITICISMS UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN ORATORS, ETC.' Reprinted from 'the Library', July, 1911.
London Alexander Moring, Limited 1913 Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a softcover book with a dark grey art paper cover with a sewn binding. The title page is repeated on the cover. There is a sentence at the top of the book - "With the author's compliments" and what appears to be initials and a date that appears to be 1913, but the month and initials are mostly unreadable. The edges of the cover extend beyond the edges of the interior pages exposing the covers to stress - they are ragged with some chipping and a tear and there are a couple of spots.. The binding is tight . The interior pages are nicely printed on untrimmed paper. There are scattered foxing marks (light brown spots) on the pages - most likely a reaction to acidic content in the paper covers. There are no marks or writing This booklet was printed at the De La More Press Ltd. ; 4to; 15 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 47.00 USD
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33 Hafen, Leroy R. THE W. M. BOGGS' MANUSCRIPT ABOUT BENT'S FORT, KIT CARSON, THE FAR WEST AND LIFE AMONG THE INDIANS (SIGNED REPRINT)
The Colorado Magazine Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a softcover reprint of an article originally written in 1930 and published in The Colorado Magazine. Dr. LeRoy R. Hafen edited the article for the reprint and SIGNED this reprint copy on the cover as 'L. R. Hafen'. There is half title page, the article is on 25 pages. (Hafen was with the State Historical Society of Colorado and the author-compiler for books and works on Western Americana) . The cover is a grey soft paper booklet, bound with staples. There is a tiny former owner stamp in the upper right hand corner of the cover. There is a hint of discoloration at the spine. There are no marks or writing. No wear, no chips, no tears. Tight, clean. Well cared for. The article is all text except for a small, within-the-text photo of William W. Bent. ; No. 2 March 1930; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 34.00 USD
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34 Hakutani, Yoshinobu YOUNG DREISER A Critical Study
Rutherford Fairleigh Dickinson U. Press 1980 0838622682 / 9780838622681 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the front free end paper. The books is tight, bright, and very clean. The book appears to be new except for some fading at the bottom edge of the book and two closed tears, one with a little chip and touch of wear at the spine. There are no marks or writing in the book. The pages are crisp and with the appearance of having been read carefully, if at all. 1980 copyright. Inscription dated Spring 1980. The emphasis on this book is the early career. Cover: rich black cloth with fine binding. Jacket: Bright yellow background with a photo image of Dreiser in black and white on the front panel. ; 8vo; 228 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 60.00 USD
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35 Hallam, Henry VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES (TWO VOLUMES)
New York, NY A. C. Armstrong And Son 1887 Hardcover with no dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a hardcover two volume set with a portion of a piece of paper with undecipherable words and a signature 'H. Hallam' pasted down on the front free end paper of Volume 1. Therefore, Hallam did not sign the book, his signature is pasted in. Each volume contains the bookplate of a John Sloan Tough. The books are tight, bright, and very clean - in brown cloth with gilt titles. The end papers are coated a dark brown. The interior pages are very clean. There are no marks or writing other than the bookplates and signature. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 155.00 USD
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36 Hanson, Kenneth O. AUTOGRAPH Autograph Letter Signed
Signed by Author
This is a nine line hand written letter dated 27 August 78. It's on Reed College stationery, note width. He references spending the summer in Greece and a book of Chinese translations coming out from Copper Canyon Press - Growing Old Alive. The envelope is also hand addressed and his name is above the Reed College return address. 10 1/2 tall x 7 1/4" high", folded twice. ; .; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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37 Harris, Sydney J. LAST THINGS FIRST
Bostion, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1960 Third Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a third printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. Harris has signed the book in the center of the front free end paper. The book is in near fine condition - tight, bright, crisp, clean with no other marks or writing. There are some newspaper clippings - reviews laid in (no discoloration. The dust jacket has some edge and corner wear. On the inside of the jacket there is a fine line discoloration on the tips of the edge of he jacket. Looks sharp in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 338 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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38 Hautman, Pete THE MORTAL NUTS
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 068481000x / 9780684810003 Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a Simon & Shuster hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. Straight corners, spine. No marks or writing. Crisp. The front free and paper has been clipped at the upper corner. The dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. There is no wear. There is a sticker on the front cover that says "Autographed copy". Well cared for. ; 8vo; 287 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.00 USD
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39 Heyen, William LORD DRAGONFLY
Ruffsdale, PA Srimshaw Editions / Rook Society, Inc. 1978 Softcover Fine 
SIGNED. This is a small softcover book inscribed by the author and dated. Published by Scrimshaw Editions in a limited number - this is # 381 of an edition of 450. The book (let) has a soft blue cover of art paper with title on the cover in bright blue and a small line drawing of a dragon fly in black ink. The signature is on the verso of the half-title page. Clean, crisp, no marks, no writing. , Sewn binding. Beckett papers with English Times types by Artcraft Printers, Inc. ; 12mo; 45 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.00 USD
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40 Holbrook, Hal AUTOGRAPH "MARK TWAIN TONIGHT" (Performance At DENISON UNIVERSITY)

This is a Program from the February 13, 1962 performance by Holbrook at the Swasey Chapel, in Granville, Ohio. It was a benefit program to create a Scholarship in Theatre Arts at Denison University. The program is a single piece of a rectangular paper, folded twice to form six panels. It is 9 inches tall and 5 3/4 inches wide when folded. The autograph is to the right of a photo of Holbrook (36 years old) and above a photo of him made up as Twain. When opened the first page is a list of possible selections for the program. The second is background information about Holbrook and the purpose for this event. There are two pages of lists of donors to the scholarhsip. The back page is blank. There is a note that the idea for the Benefit program was his. He asked that all the proceeds go to establish the scholarship with interest from the principle to go to a student showing unusual dramatic talent. The list of selections has a clever note about why the program is tentative. And, there is a statement titled "Music". It says: "A trombone player was engaged, but is unreliable and should not be expected. " There is a tiny spot and a faint hint of a soft crease or two. Generally, well cared for. Holbrook graduated from Denison University. ; . 
Price: 175.00 USD
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