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61 Van Roosbroeck, G. L . GROTESQUES And Three Stories
New York, NY Living Art 1929 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by J. Matulka 
This is a softcover book published in 1929 by Gustave Leopold Van Roosbroeck (in English) with illustrations by Jan Matulka. The main story is Grotexques. There are three other short stories - Three Fables for the Children of Tomorrow: Judas' Revenge; The Powder of Eternal Life; How Don Quixote was Defeated in Moronia. Each story ends in a Moral. The binding is tight and the pages are crisp and clean. The paper cover was fragile and has been roughed up in the form of many mostly small chips and wear to the yap edges -paper extending beyong the pages (text block) . There is some paper missing at the bottom of the spine and a corner is missing on the rear bottom. Clean. Matulka (1890-1972) Born Prague, moved to New York, studied in Paris - taught at the Art Students League in New York. The illustrations are black and white line drawings in an abstract form. Five full page, blank on the verso. ; 16mo; 104 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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62 Venables, Reverend Hubert (editor and translator) THE FRANKENSTEIN DIARIES
New York The Viking Press 1980 0670327107 / 9780670327102 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardcover with a dust jacket. The book has a green leatherette binding with beautiful end papers. The dust jacket is unclipped and in near fine condition with NO tears, chips names, marks or writing.. Gift conditon. Illustrated profusely with black/white copies of old wood engravings and modern, toned drawings. Clever creation of the diaries and papers of Frankenstein. ; 8vo  
Price: 30.00 USD
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63 Vinet, Alexandre CHRESTOMATHIE Choix De Morceaux Tirés Des Meilleurs Écrivains Français
Brussels, Belgium Meline, Cans et Companie 1845 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book with 1/2 leather and marbled boards. The edges are also marbled. The yellow-creme coated end papers are clean and without writing or plates, however the first end paper is missing. The half -title page shows some wear; the remaining pages are quite clean and crisp. There are two pages of finely written notes bound or glued in. The writing is a small, fine script in brown ink on pale blue paper. The covers are worn at the corners, but nicely polished. The marbled paper show some wear on the four and bottom edges..onpaper ; 8vo  
Price: 30.00 USD
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New York Harrison Smith & Robert Haas 1932 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. . The binding is tight with unworn hinges. The covers are an orange-terra cotta cloth. There is some sunning to the cloth on the spine and at the tip of the top edges. There is a slight touch of wear to the threads at the corners. , There is a faint water line at the top edge of the first two pages, the tinted top edges are without spots. Tight hinges, clean end papers and pages. Fore and bottom edges are untrimmed. A story without text told in images through the author's art through woodcuts. Some pages are printed in black, others in terra cotta. ; A novel told in images without text from woodcut art by Ward. ; 8vo 
Price: 190.00 USD
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New York Harrison Smith & Robert Haas 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tight, clean hardback book rebound in maroon leather using spine title and front cover pictorial from original book, neatly applied. A horizontal line/portion of the back cover is slightly darker than the rest of the leather. It estends around to the front, but less noticeably. There is some rubbing on the leather surface - both front and back. The covers and spine are straight with no other signs of wear. Tight hinges, clean end papers and pages. Black end papers with no writing. The first blank page has a former owner gift note and date neatly and cleverly written. The book's story is told in the image of the art. Printed in black and terra cotta ink. ; 8vo 
Price: 275.00 USD
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66 Warren, Robert Penn ALL THE KING'S MEN
Sewanee, TN The Sewanee Review 1960 First Edition Softcover 
This is the Complete Text of the Play, All The Kings Men, by Robert Penn Warren as published in The Sewanee Review in the Spring, 1960 issue. In addition to the play, there is a poem by Pasternak, Hughes, Hoffman and an article about the philosophy of James Joyce by Denis Donoghue. This issue covers pages 179 through 350. It is the Spring, 1960 release. The periodical has a tight binding and is clean. There is slight wear to the extended paper covers. Pasternak has been written at the top corner of the cover and has been circled on the Table of Contents page. ; 2; 8vo  
Price: 35.00 USD
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Portland, ME Thomas B Mosher 1904 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
This is a hardcover book without a jacket, but with a see-through, removable archival cover. Small, paper boards, 1904, 236 pages. The text block page edges are deckled (untrimmed) . The tips of the edges are lightly darker than the paper. There are to two small offset shadows from two small paper items that were once laid in (one at page 53 with the shadow also on the adjacent blank, the other at the end of the book at the page with the Mosher mark and limited edition information) . The edges show a slight discoloration due to age. The spine and boards are tight and clean. There is a tiny nick in the paper covering at the top of the front cover near the spine. There is a slight change of paper color to the covers near the spine - a faint darkening. The bottom of the spine has a curve inward and a tiny tear. The end papers and pages are clean. No marks or writing. There is a touch of foxing on the reverse side of the first title. This is one of 600 unnumbered copies. Printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. This book has four essays: The Decay of Lying; Pen, Pencil, and Poison; The Critic as Artist, parts I and II; and The Truth of Masks. Well cared for book. ; Small 8vo; 237 pp. pages 
Price: 110.00 USD
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