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1 LES PLUS BEAU DISCOURS DE GAMBETTA Avec Une Notice Biographique Et Critique, Par F. Crastre
Paris Edtions Du Centaure Softcover 
This is a softcover french wrappered book with a glassine overwrap. This is from the series Les Grand Orateurs Republicains. This book is in French. The covers are clean except for a trace of a pencil price erasure. There is slight edge wear and a tiny puncture on the spine. The interior pages are very clean. No marks or writing. All pages separated. The glassing overwrap has some wear - closed tears. The book has a new, lightweight, archiva, see-through, removable mylar cover protector. The material used for the covers is art paper in somewhat aged beige tone. Circa 1950. This book is in French. ; 8vo; 290 pages  
Price: 33.00 USD
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2 LOOMPANICS' GREATEST HITS Articles and Features from the Best Book Catalog in the World
Port Townsend, WA Loompanics Unlimited 1990 155950031x / 9781559500319 Softcover Near Fine 
This is a softcover book in near fine condition. The spine is perfect - no creases, no rolls to the covers, only a tiny crease at the tip of the front (bottom) corner and two pages. The covers are clean as are the reverse sides and all the pages. There eare about five tiny spots on the top edges of the pages. Otherwise, No marks, no writing, no wear except for the tiny crease at the tip. The book is tall (11") wide (8 1/2") , thick, (1") . Bright yellow background to covers with cartoon and paste art in black. Some articles have illustrations in black and white. An anti-authoritarian collection of articles about books. The author / compiler (Michael Hoy) states that he wanted the articles, like the books, to be controversial and unusual. This is the 1990 edition. Well cared for. ; 4to; 300 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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3 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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4 Beecher, Henry Ward STAR PAPERS Experiences of Art and Nature
New York, NY J. C. Derby 1855 Hardcover Very Good+  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in a tight binding with fine and complete hinges. The brown cloth covers are blindstamped, the bind has blindstamped horizontal bands. The gilt title on the spine is dull in rubbed. There is a slight slant to the spine. The end papers are a yellow and are clean and complete. There is a former owner gift note dated Sep 22/55. It is written in neat script in a brown ink. The content is clean, but with some very clean pages and some with foxing (brown spots due to chemical reasctions to the environment or impurities in the paper or items left in the book) . The book is protected with a see-through, removable acetate cover. The book is divided into six Letters From Europe (about art) and thirty-two chapters on Experiences of Nature (including two on fishing) . The gift note is "To Mrs. Lavinia F. Morehouse From her friend & Brother Ezra. New York: Sep 22/55"; 8vo; 359 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Bell, Roseann P. , Parker, Bettye J. and Guy-Sheftall, Beverly, Ed. STURDY BLACK BRIDGES Visions of Black Women in Literature
Garden City, NY Anchor Books 1979 0385133472 / 9780385133470 First Edition Paperback Very Good  
This is a softcover book in quite good condition. The binding is tight and without creases. The covers and the interior are clean. There are no marks or writng. There is a small dime size spot where the color layer of the cover is missing most likely from a price sticker removal. There are scattered illustrations in black and white. This is a collection of essays, interviews, stories, and poems. ; 8vo; 422 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Berenson, Bernard THE BERNARD BERENSON TREASURY A Selection from the Works, Unpulished Writings, Letters, Diaries, and Journals of the Most of Celebrated Humanist and Art Historian of Our Times: 1887-1958
New York Simon & Schuster 1962 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a former owner bookplate and a price written on the end paper in large faint numbers. Otherwise the book is very clean with a tight binding and square corners. The unclipped dust jacket has some edge wear and a tear, mostly at the top and bottom of the spine. Now protected in a see-through, removable mylar protector. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Berger, John THE LOOK OF THINGS Essays by John Berger
New York, NY The Viking Press 1974 0670439878 / 9780670439874 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a Frist Edition hardcover book in a 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 clean, but with 1/8 inch closed tear at the top of the spine edge and a faint crease at the bottom of the jacket. It is not protected in as see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 251 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Berrigan, Daniel AMERICA IS HARD TO FIND Notes from the Underground and Letters from Danbury Prison
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1972 0385003277 / 9780385003278 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, clean covers and interior, and has no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, crisp, quite clean, with a faint hint of wear on the top edge. ; 8vo; 191 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Bly, Carol LETTERS FROM THE COUNTRY
New York, NY Harper & Row 1981 0060103574 / 9780060103576 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near find condition. There is a faint difference in the matte finish of the cloth binding at the spine. The covers have a grey paper in fine condition. The end papers are in dark grey and are pristine. The pages appear to be unread. The author signed on the title page (no inscription, no date) . The pages appear to be unread. The dust jacket is in very good condition - there is a slight loss of the grey color layer of the paper at the foreedges. The corners and spine edges show some wear - tiny tears. The original price is still present. The jacket is -protected from any further wear by a new archival, see-through and removable mylar cover. First edition is stated and there is a full number line. The cover art is an aerial angle of a farm (in a subtle winter setting) - designed by Gloria Adelson. ; 8vo; 184 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Breytenbach, Breyten THE MEMORY OF BIRDS IN TIMES OF REVOLUTION
New York, NY Harcourt Brace & Company 1996 0151001685 / 9780151001682 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are bright, crisp, and very clean and appears to be unread. This new like book has a remainder mark. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Brokering, Herbert "I" OPENER 80 PARABLES
St. Louis, MO Concordia Publishing House 1974 0570064724 / 9780570064725 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Small paperback book of parables about parables. Very clever, amusing, enlightening and warm parables tapping into the human potential. 80 pages, hand written, then printed and with some line drawings for illustrations on each page. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 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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13 Cavanaugh, Kate MOTHER'S DAY
Omaha, NE KAC Inc 1989 096234530x / 9780962345302 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED Tight, bright, clean softcover book signed, inscribed, dated. This is a book of her column s for the Omaha World Herald. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Cerf, Bennett THE LIFE OF THE PARTY A New Collection of Anecdotes, Fables, Tidbits, Puns, Yarns and Short Tall Tales
New York, NY Doubleday & Company . Hanover House 1956 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition (stated) hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean in a brigh yellow cloth cover with a line drawing illustration on the cover in red and a title and drawing in red on the spine. The end papers are clean and crisp. The pages are equally clean and crisp. No writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Carl Rose. The top edges are tinted red. The dust jacket price is clipped (top inside flap) there are some short closed tears on the top edge, there is a quarter size water stain on the back panel. Overall good and looking better in a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 352 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Doyle, Arthur Conan ESSAYS ON PHOTOGRAPHY The Unknown Conan Doyle | Edited by John Michael Gibson & Richard Lancelyn Green.
London Secker & Warburg 1982 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Both are in fine condition. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There are no marks or writing, no soil, no bumped corners. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. No tears or chips. The original price is present. Edited by John Michael Gibson & Richard Lancelyn Green. ; 8vo; 128 pages 
Price: 73.00 USD
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16 Emerson, Ralph Waldo FRIENDSHIP
London Siegle, Hill & Co Hardcover 
This is a handsome hardcover book without a jacket and has been printed by the Astolat Press.. The book has blue-grey paper covered book board covers with a white vellum spine. The title on the cover and the spine is in gilt with a decorative acorn and oak branch. The acorn is repeated within, a motif of the publishers' Oakleaf Series. The essays are hand set and printed in black and red. The first letter is elaborately illustrated on quality paper. The book has a tight binding. The beveled edged book covers are clean, the spine has a touch of soil and there is a tiny spot of wear on the uper front corner. The end papers are discoloring from offset of glue. The pages are very clean. The edges are untrimmed. The top edges are gilt. There is a former owner gift note to a General Bray by an indeciperable name with a place and date of Sydney Dec 09.; 12mo; 25 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Enright, D. J. FIELDS OF VISION Essays on Literature, Language, and Television
Oxford Oxford University Press 1988 019212269x / 9780192122698 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine conditon and appears to be unread. It also appears to be a advance review book as it has a slip laid in announcing the publication date. There is no wear. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Fenton, Kevin TWO CITIES
Minneapolis, MN Two Cities 1997 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine softcover periodical of prose, poetry, commentary, book reviews, fiction, essays, and ads. Photo illustrated. 64 pages. ; Number 3; Vol. 1; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 Figaro (Fleuriot, Jerome Charlemagne - Marquis De Langle) THE NOVELTIES OF A YEAR AND A DAY IN A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE LETTERS ON THE CHARACTERS, MANNERS, AND CUSTOMS OF THE SPANISH, FRENCH, AND ENGLISH NATIONS ; INTERSPERSED WITH REAL ANECDOTES /
London 1785 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library hardcover book with leather and marbled papers, published in 1785. It is written in the form of letters written to his wife and others. The letters are written on the culture and practices of the people in three countries - from Spain to France to England. The book binding would have been impressive if not marked on the spine with call letters in white ink, then covered with what appears to be shellac. The taupe 3/4 colored leather is handsome and the marbled papers are a perfect match of style - same tones and color. Laid paper used throughout. There is a library reference book plate is on the front pasted down end paper, The name of the library is perforated on the front free end paper, the blank, and the title page. There are a few stamps throughout the text and the name of the library is stamped on the bottome edges, The page eges are marbled. The end papers have a neat line of offsetting (shadow transfer) from the leather of the cover. The interior pages are crisp and clean with a sizable font and ample ink. Someone has drawn faint lines under ome of the text with pencil. The interior front end paper has separated, but is now repaired. The binding is tight. The corners of the book are worn and the rear, bottom corner book board is showing. Would have been a quite handsome book, if not for the markings, especially for the design on the spine, now flawed by call numbers. In English. ; 8vo; 222 pages 
Price: 245.00 USD
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20 First, Wesley (editor) UNIVERSITY OF THE HEIGHTS
Garden Cithy, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is clean and not clipped. There is a chip with a missing piece and a tear on the lower corner at the spine. The book contains essays about life at Columbia by prominent Columbia alumni - Can Doren, Trilling, Wm Douglas, Fadiman, Cousins, Wouk Merton, Barzun, Rodgeers, Frankel, Schuster, Knopf to name some.; 8vo; 199 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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