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41 Carr, Jean - Marie LA VIE AVENTUREUSE DE JEAN - ARTHUR RIMBAUD
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1926 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardover book in leather and marbled paper binding that encloses the first edition of this work which was originally published by Librairie Plon in 1926 (Text in French) . The book was bound by Minos in Paris. The covers are a morroco 3/4 leather with a light touch of scuffing on the edges of the vertical spine. The marbled papers have the feel of a fabric paper. The leather is a reddish brown, the paper is a green, reddish-brown, and a ligher neutral design. The spine has four raised bands and decorative devices, plus a title in gilt. The end papers are printed in a green andneutral marble pattern. The original cover of the book has been bound in - it has a border in green. There are 256 pages including a Bibliography and a Table of Contents. There is a simple line map of the route of Rimbaud in Ethiopia in 1880-1881, It is printed on one half of an oblong piece of paper which is folded in. The book contents appear to be in near fine condition. No writing, no marks, no wear. Crisp and clean. The binding is tight. This is a well cared for book. Text in French. ; Le Roman Des Grandes Existences - N 2; 8vo 
Price: 65.00 USD
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42 Carrillo, Elisa Alcide De Gasperi the Long Apprenticeship
Notre Dame University Of Notre Dame 1965 First Edition Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright and very clean and possibly unread. The price clipped dust jacket shows a faint hint of edge wear and a tiny closed tear on the back panel. This is the biography and story of an Italian stateman of the Christian Democratic Party during the 1940's and 1950's when fascism was dominant.  
Price: 17.00 USD
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43 Carter, Jimmy TURNING POINT A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age
New York Times Books 1992 0812920791 / 9780812920796 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is Signed J Carter on the first blank page. The book would be in near fine/fine condition if not for a staple hole and slight wrinkle in the front free end paper. Very clean in a tight binding with no other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 223 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 28.00 USD
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44 Cary, Lorene BLACK ICE
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1991 0394574656 / 9780394574653 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. There is a former owner last name neatly printed on the front free end paper - in ink. The covers look new. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Unclipped. There is a vertical crease on the inside or the rear panel. It is not too noticeable in the archival, see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo; 238 pages  
Price: 29.00 USD
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45 Clinton, Bill MY LIFE
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 2004 0375414576 / 9780375414572 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a true First Edition hardcover book in fine/fine condition. The book is pristine and most likely unread. First Edition is stated and 'failure' is stated on page iv in the Acknowledgments. No marks or writing. No wear. The jacket is enclosed in a new, archival, see-through , removable mylar protector. ; 8vo; 1001 pages  
Price: 32.00 USD
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46 Clurman, Harold IBSEN
New York, NY Macmillan Publishing Co. , Inc. 1977 0025264206 / 9780025264205 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. From the Masters of World Literature Series. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. The dust jacket is equally cri sp and clean. Unclipped. Well cared for. L; 8vo; 223 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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47 Cockshut, A. O. J. TRUTH TO LIFE The Art of Biography in the Nineteenth Century
New York Harcourt Bracbrace Jovanovich 1976 0156913852 / 9780156913850 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Trade edition, softcover book in very good plus condition. This is a very clean, bright, crisp softcover book with only a hint of some spotting on the edges. The cover has one little rub mark and the interior is sharp. The binding is tight.220 pages with an appendix and index. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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48 Cohen, Daniel UNDEFEATED The Life of Hubert H. Humphrey
Minneapolis, MN Lerner Publications Co. 1978 0822599538 / 9780822599531 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book in in fine condition ; tight, bright and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a touch of edge wear, but looks crisp and new in a see-through, removable mylar protector. ; 4to; 519 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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49 Colver, Anne MR. LINCOLN'S WIFE
New York, NY Holt, Rinehart And Winston 1965 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition - no faults, appears to be unread. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean except for a faint touch of a spot on the rear panel. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 363 pages  
Price: 30.00 USD
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50 Connell, Monica AGAINST A PEACOCK SKY
New York, NY Viking 1991 0670834637 / 9780670834631 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  Illustrated by Peter Barker 
This is a First English/U. S Edition of a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition; tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The jacket is unclipped with U. S. , Canada, and U. K. prices. It is very clean with a hint of corner wear and two pencil point indents on the rear panel. Lightly rubbed back panel.; Photographs; 8vo; 211 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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51 Conrad, Harold DEAR MUFFO Thirty Five Years in the Fast Lane
New York, NY Stein And Day Publishers 1982 0812828429 / 9780812828429 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition - tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp, but with some edge wear. There is a small section of black and white photographs. The introdution is by Budd Schulbert and the Foreward by Norman Mailer. The Table of Contents is a list of celebrities and special days in the life of Conrad. I peeked at the story on Hunter Thompson, Mohammed Ali, and Conrad - it is a 3 1/2 page story with everyone in-character as I would expect and could not stop smiling. ; 8vo; 276 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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52 Constant, Benjamin ADOLPHE Anecdote Trouvee Dans Les Papiers D'Un Inconnu Et Publiee
The Hague And Paris Editions A. A. M. Stols 1948 Softcover 
Limited edition softcover book with French style paper covers. By the French author and politician, this is his book on his relationship with Mme. De Stael. This is number 4 of 1000. The grey paper covers are starting to discolor slightly on the spine and around the edges. The binding is tight. The interior is fine. A former owner name in ink is on the half title page. In French. Not illustrated. ; 8vo  
Price: 35.00 USD
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53 Conway, Jill Ker TRUE NORTH A Memoir
New York Alfred A Knopf 1994 0679420991 / 9780679420996 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine First Edition hardcover in fine dust jacket. Binding is tight, boards and pages are bright, clean, and crisp. Dust Jacket has some small subtle indentations, but otherwise flawless. A gift condition copy. True North continues the author's memoirs begun in the bestselling "The Road From Coorain" ; 8vo; 250 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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54 Cornish, Blanche Warre SOME FAMILY LETTERS OF W. M. THACKERAY Together with Recollections by His Kinswoman
Boston, MA Houghton And Mifflin 1911 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
This is a hardcover, limited edition, book in near fine condition. There is no dust jacket. The covers are very clean, the binding tight, corners straight. The interior pages are very clean as are the end papers. There are no marks or writing. This is number 60 of 550 copies printed. The covers are a soft green paper with a blind-stamped border and monogram. There is a delicate tinted portrait of Thackeray from a sketch by Richard Doyle. ; 8vo 
Price: 43.00 USD
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55 Cotlow, Lewis ZANZABUKU Dangerous Safari
New York, NY Rinehart & Company 1956 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket, not a first edition. The book is near fine except for light wear to the edge of the front free end paper and a little curl inwards at the bottom of the spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows edge wear with a small chip at the top of the spine and a water stain on the rear panel corner which as not affected the book. There are some black and white photos. Looks bright in a mylar, see-through, removable jacket protector. ; 8vo; 370 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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56 Coughlan, Robert THE WINE OF GENIUS A Life of Maurice Utrillo
New York, NY Harper & Bros 1951 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. First Edition is stated on the copyright page with 1-A listed below. This is a well cared for hardcover book with no wear. There is a former owner bookplate on the front free end paper - names printed, not written. The covers are a dark green simulated cloth with a black cloth spine. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket has som corner wear and edge wear at the top of the spine. The top edges are slightly darkened. The rear of the jacket has some spotting which shows on the white background. The top of the inside flap is clipped, a price of $2.50 is printed at the bottom inside corner. The jacket is illustrated with a photo of Utrillo. There is a frontispiece (facing page to the title page) with a color reproduction of Utrillo's Sacre-Coeur et Rue Saint-Rustique. There are no other illustrations. Text in English. ; 8vo; 112 pages  
Price: 27.00 USD
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57 Cowley, Malcolm THE DREAM OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAINS Remembering the 1930s
New York, NY The Viking Press 1980 0670284742 / 9780670284740 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a bump to the lower front corner, and a slight fading at the top edge, but is very bright and clean in every other way. No marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, but has a one inch closed tear and a very slight touch of edge wear. It is now protected from any further wear in a see-through, removable mylar jacket cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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58 Cross, J. W. GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE As Related in Her Letters and Journals (Three Volumes)
New York, NY Harper & Borthers 1885 Hardcover Near Fine  
This is the 1885 edition in a 3 volume set in the original publishers binding; green cloth with gilt. The bindings are very tight, the books are clean, bright, and crisp, the gilt is bright. The end papers are coated brown paper. The pages are very clean and there are no marks or writing. There are three engraved frontispieces of Eliot and a plate with a portrait of Robert Evans, all with tissue guards. There are other illustrations in black and white. Each volume has a bookplate of the former owner on the front pasted down end paper. Volume 1 contains a gift note pasted in on the front free end paper. The set was a given to the owner by William Purcell and dated December 25, 1885. Purcell was Editor of the Rochester Union and Advertiser newspaper. ; Vol. 3 VOL; Small 8vo  
Price: 65.00 USD
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59 Cummins, Roger William A SECOND EDEN: CHARLES LANE AND AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALISM
Minneaopolis, MN Thesis 1967 Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a typed manuscript thesis of this doctoral work by Cummins inscribed to his parents and dated June 8, 1967. "A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota" and "In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy". There is a copyright statement and date on onion skin followed by the manuscript on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. The cover is a black facsimile pebbled leather. The spine is in gilt stating PH. D THESIS (rule) 1967 and Roger W. Cummins. The condition is fine for the cover. The end papers have a little browning at the glue lines. There are no other marks or writing on the end papers or the pages. Crisp and clean except for the top edges which have spots. The tips of the edges have some browning and one foxing spot is noted. Tightly bound . Handsome-simple binding. The coverage of this work is Utopia as sought during the mid-1800's with detailed accounts of the philosphical ties and relationships to Americans of note and especially with Amos Bronson Alcott and his circle and family. ; 4to; 301 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 145.00 USD
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60 Cunningham, William M. THE UNFOLDING OF THE LITTLE FLOWER A Study of the Life and Spiritual Development of the Servant of God, Sister Theresa of the Child Jesus, Professed Religion of the Carmel of Lisieux
London The Kingscote Press 1916 Third Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket (probably as issued) . Brown cloth covers with slightly dulled gilt for the title on the cover and dulled on the spine. There is a pictorial ot a sailing boat and moon on the cover. The book is nicely illustrated with reprints of photographs of scenes and settings in the life of Therese of Lisieux. The book also includes a reprinted edition of the periodical, The Messenger of the Little Flower, Volume 1, Number 1 from January of 1914, plus two reprints of photographs. There is also a section titles Graces and Favours about miracles. The book has a tight binding and a touch of wear to the corners. There is a little discoloration on the end papers, probably from use of some acidic glue or paper used in the binding. There are no marks or writing - just a faint remnant of a pencil price erasure. All the pages are clean and crisp. The book has tinted top edges, untrimmed fore and bottom edges - all clean. There is a Preface by F. Aidan Cardinal Gasquet. A nice collectible of an early 1900's edition. ; 8vo; 144 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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