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441 Buckley, Gail Lumet THE HORNES An American Family
New York New American Library 1987 0452259592 / 9780452259591 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Very good plus softcover book - First Plume Printing. Tight, clean, crisp except for a bottom corner curl with a bump to the paper edge. The story of Lena Horne and her family. Photo illustrated. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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442 Bucknall, Barbara J. MARCEL PROUST REVISITED
New York, NY Twayne Publishers 1992 0805782745 / 9780805782745 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 and has been well cared for - tight, bright, and very clean in an equally crisp and very clean unclipped dust jacket. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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443 Budman, Simon H. with Michael Hoyt and Steven Friedman (Editors) THE FIRST SESSION IN BRIEF THERAPY
New York, NY The Guilford Press 1992 0898621380 / 9780898621389 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread. It is tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unworn except for a touch of rubbing to the glossy paper. ; 8vo; 370 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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444 Bulch, M. HANS HUCKEBEIN, DER UNGLUECKSRABE Das Pusterohr / Das Bad Am Samstag Abend
Stuttgart Deutsche Verlags Anstalt Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
In German. Three seperate cartoon tales of dark, grotesque physical comedy designed to teach lessons to impudent young troublemakers, in the tradition of Max and Moritz. This copy in very good condition. Cream colored boards with ornate pictorials have bright color, though lightly soiled with age. Corners a bit bumped. Pages are very clean, aside from a small inscription from previous owner at top corner of title page, and owner's name at top of front pastedown. In German. ; 4to  
Price: 30.00 USD
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445 Bulwer Lytton, Edward THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII
Leipzig Bernhard Tauchnitz 1842 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
This is a hardcover book in half morocco and marbled boards. The morocco leather binding has barely a touch of wear, however the gilt on the decorative devices and title is dulled, moreso the title. Raised bands and compartments. The corners of the covers have a little wear. The front inner hinge end paper has separated, but strenght is unaffected. The end papers are nicely marbled. There is a tasteful, modest former owner private library book plate. The pages are clean. Well cared for. From the Collection of British Authors series, this is Volume XIV. The title page states Copyright Edition, Bernard Tauchnitz 1842. i - xiv Note to Sir William Gell by author and Preface. 1-444 pages. ; 8vo 
Price: 75.00 USD
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446 Bunch, Bryan REALITY'S MIRROR Exploring the Mathematics of Symmetry
New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 1989 0471501271 / 9780471501275 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket in fine conditon. The books appears to be unread and has no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and line drawings. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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447 Bunch, William JUKEBOX AMERICA Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox
New York St. Martin's Press 1994 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Fine book in fine dustjacket. Appears to be unread. Author won a Pulitzer Prize in Jounalism in 1991. ; Author won a Pulitzer Prize in Jounalism in 1991. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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448 Burdett, Henry C. HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMS OF THE WORLD (VOLUME II) Asylum Construction with Plans and Bibliography
London J & A Churchill 1891 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library hardcover book in leather and cloth. The book dates from 1891. There are many illustrations in black and white from a few related to furniture to several architenctural layouts of a complete hospital. There are 348 pages, including 22 listed illustrations. The binding is maroon leather and cloth with a cross in gilt on the front cover and a dulled title in gilt on the spine. There is also a call number on the spine. The binding is tight. There are beveled edges with some scuffing to the corners. There is a library plate on the front pasted down end paper. The first couple of pages have a pinpoint performation with the name of the library. There is a stamp and writing on the copyright page. The rear end papers are free of writing, but have some soiling. The binding is tight. The paper can be brittle, the first blank page is loose. The maps are in good condition except for one which has some closed tears on the fold of the illustration. One plate may be missing or bound in on the wrong page. The bottom edges have been stamped with the name of the former library. There is very lengthy 'Asylum Bibliography' and an Index. The sub-title is Their Origin, Historym Construction, Administration, Management, and Legislation. With Plans of the Chief Medical Institutions Accurately Drawn to a Uniform Scale. In addition to all of Hospitals of London in the Jubilee Year of Queen Victoria's Reign. ; 8vo; 348 pages 
Price: 595.00 USD
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449 Burke, Edmund ON THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL
New York John B. Alden, Publisher 1890 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Small hardback book in green cloth covers that show a little age in that the gilt of the title on the thin spine has become dull and the corners are a little curved inward. The binding is tight. The end papers show a residual effect from the glue used in the binding and there are about nine pages with some foxing (acidic reaction to impurities in the paper or effects of the elements) . There have been occasional paper notes inserted between pages that have left some offset stains - light. There are no writings or marks of former owners. ; 12mo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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450 Burnett, Virgil LE ROI S'AMUSE
Chicago, IL Pasdeloup Press 1966 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a small softcover book inscribed by the author on the half-title page. The book is 19 papers, folded, enclosed in a paper cover and stapled. The book has line drawings in black ink as full page illustrations with some in the text. The book is very clean and still crisp, with a hint of discoloring at the spine. It has been well cared for. There are no other marks or writing. A small press gem. THe text is in English. ; 12mo; 38 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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451 Burnett, Virgil and Stuart Mackinnon, W. K. Thomas FOUR SQUARE GARDEN
Stratford, Ontario Pasdeloup Press 1981 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A fine softcover book with crisp and clean covers and pages. The color on the spine is slightly different from the color on the cover - possibly sun-colored. Possibly unread. This book was limited to 500 copies. This Press is associated with the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Nicely illustrated. Cruz, Ladie, Gray, Hancock, Kesten, MacKinnon, McBryd, Noonan, Patterson, Redmond, Thomas, Urquhardt, J and T, Zwicky. Drawings by Bailey and Burnett. ; 8vo 
Price: 85.00 USD
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452 Burnett, Will BLACK HANDS ON A WHITE FACE A Timepiece of Experiences in a Black and White America
St. Paul, MN Dodd Mead And Company 1971 0396063748 / 9780396063742 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is near fine if not for a two digit number stamped on the acknowledgements page. There is also a former owner bookplate laid in the book that appears to have come unglued. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear on the front and another on the back upper corner. Some of the contributing authors are William Styron, Faulkner, Hurston, Hughes, Baldwin, Wright, Cleaver, plus more. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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453 Burns, James MacGregor UNCOMMON SENSE
New York, NY Harper & Row 1972 0060105844 / 9780060105846 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The binding is tight, corners straight, very clean inside and out and there are no marks or writing except for a small printed letter on the rear end paper. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a tiny closed tear at the bottom of the spine. The author won five literary prizes, including the Pulitzer, for his book on Franklin Roosevelt. ; 8vo; 196 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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454 Burns, John F. with Ian Fisher (Essayists) HISTORIES ARE MIRRORS The Path of Conflict through Afghanistan and Iraq
New York, NY Umbrage Editions 2004 1884167446 / 9781884167447 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Tyler Hicks 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There is no wear to the book and just a faint hing of corner wear to the dust jacket. The jacket is unclipped and equally crisp , bright, and clean. There are no marks or writing. Nicely bound black paper cover book boards and quality paper jacket. Glossy paper pages with what looks like excellent photography by Tyler Hicks. Burns, Fisher, and Hicks has been with the New York Times. The photographs of Hicks have appeared in the NYT, Paris-Match, Stern, The London Sunday Times. Starts with photographs of the WTC. Includes photos in chronological order within Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2004.; 8vo; 128 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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455 Burroughs, Edgar Rice TARZAN AND THE LEOPARD MEN
New York, NY Ballantine Books 1964 Softcover; First Printing 
This is the First Printing of the Ballantine 1964 paperback - Authorized Edition - cover art by Dick Powers. It is Tarzan #18 - price on cover is 50 cents. The book is in quite good condition. There is a tight binding with no creases on the spine. No rolls of the pages. If held to the light a certain way there is a hint of a crease on the front cover vertical to the front edge. The edges and cover on the back panel have a very faint touch of corner wear and a tiny scratch. The interior is clean and crisp, but with some discoloration on the reverse side of the covers. There are no marks or writing or stickers anywhere on or in the book. Very carefully read, if it was read. ; 8vo; 192 pages 
Price: 5.90 USD
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456 Burroughs, William S. and Brion Gysin, Throbbing Gristle RE/SEARCH A Special Book Issue
San Francisco Re/Search Publications 1982 Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This softcover book is bright, clean, and crisp except a light corner crease on the back and light rubbing to the glossy red and black cover. By and about Burroughs, Gysin, Throbbing Gristle. Photo illustrated throughout. 94+ pages. ; 4to  
Price: 24.00 USD
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457 Burton, Robert THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY What it is with all the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of it in Three Partitions.....
Philadelphia, PA Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger 1875 Hardcover Very Good  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. This is the New Edition (ThIrd American Edition) . The binding is tight, hinges strong, and covers clean. There is a reddish brown color to the decoratively blind stamped front and back cloth covers and gilt lettering on the spine. The corners show a little bumping and slight fraying of the cloth. The end papers are of a dark brown coated paper. The interior pages are intact and quite clean with approximately two pages showing smudging. There are few foxing spots to the fore edge. The book is generally in quite presentable and well cared for condition. It looks evern better in its see-through, removable acetate wrap-around cover. A copy of the highly illustrated title page from the original edition is reproduced along with an engraved frontispiece of a possibly affected man and his family. The title page includes a continuation of the title. The book is divided in three partitions, one with a prologue by Democritus Junior. There is an Advertisement, Account of the Author, (extra material) , Synopsis, and an Index. ; 8vo  
Price: 245.00 USD
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458 Busch, Francis X. OUTSTANDING FEATURES AND SALIENT PROVISIONS OF AN ORDINANACE PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE MUNICIPAL LOCAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM Passed by the City Council of Chicago, February 27, 1925
Chicago, IL Order Of City Council 1925 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a softcover booklet that would be in near fine condition if not for a few corner creases. The covers and interior pages are very clean. There are two large fold-out maps, Exhibit A & B, of the Municipal Railway System, 1925. They appear to be crisp and without wear of or discoloration. There are no marks or writing.; 4to  
Price: 55.00 USD
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459 Bush, Warren V. , editor The Dialogues of Archibald MacLeish and Mark Van Doren
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc. 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is near fine. There is slight bumping to the upper corners, otherwise the book is in a tight binding and is very clean and is without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclippped and has rubbing to the top color layer of the jacket paper, plus a tiny chip to the edge of the paper. ; 8vo; 285 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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460 Butler, Ellis Parker THE THIN SANTA CLAUS The Chicken Yard That Was a Christmas Stocking
New York, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by May Wilson Preston 
This is a small First Edition hardcover of 35 pages with two black and white illustrations by May Wilson Preston. The content is in dialect and is a Christmas story with humor. One of the two illustrations has also been used on the cover - pasted down on the book cloth. There is a light touch of wear at the top and bottom of the spine. Clean, except for a spot on the illustration. The interior, including the end papers, is crisp and clean - no marks or writing. Well cared for. There are two pages for 10 books from the publisher, Doubleday, Page, - titled Little Comic Masterpieces. Will come with a wrap around book jacket of archival mylar for a little protection against smudges and rubbing. ; 8vo; 35 pages 
Price: 69.00 USD
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