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Drums And Shadows: Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes
Drums And Shadows: Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes

Athens, GA: University Of Georgia Press, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Near Fine. Original pale green cloth, lettered and stamped in black. Large octavo, xx.,274pp. Savannah Unit, Georgia Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration. Photographs by Muriel and Malcolm Bell, Jr. Dykes says "This is an important study of African survivals among the Georgia coastal negroe." "One of the... READ MORE
Price: $350.00
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A Guide To Burlington, Iowa
A Guide To Burlington, Iowa

Burlington: Acres, Blackmar Co. 1938. Second edition. Wraps. Near Fine. Illustrated stapled wrappers. 80pp. Illustrated throughout with two maps. Compiled and Written by The Federal Writers' Project/Works Progress Administration/State of Iowa. An American Guide Series publication. Sponsored by Burlington City Council. A very clean, bright and lovely copy. Fore-edge corners rounded, as issued. A crease to the blank rear cover... READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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Minnesota: A State Guide
Minnesota: A State Guide

New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. "Federal/Writers/Project" on three lines on the spine, indicating to Scharf that this is likely a third state binding. Octavo, xxx, 56(photos), 523pp. Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. Sponsored by the Executive Council... READ MORE
Price: $275.00
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The Morning Watch. JAMES AGEE.
The Morning Watch

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. A lovely copy with only the slightest hint of fading to the spine. Agee's wonderful coming of age novel set at an Episcopal Boys School in Tennessee. READ MORE
Price: $300.00
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The Fairport Nine. NOAH BROOKS.
The Fairport Nine

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1880. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt and illustrated in the same fashion. The front panel shows a baseball player about to pitch, he wears no glove, and he is standing in the middle of a ball diamond. The gilt figure on the spine shows a player, bat... READ MORE
Price: $1,250.00
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Martians, Go Home. FREDRIC BROWN.
Martians, Go Home

New York: Dutton, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. A very clean, bright and solid copy of this classic comic science fiction title. READ MORE
Price: $250.00
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Incendiary. CHRIS CLEAVE.
Incendiary

London: Chatto and Windus, 2005. FIRST LIMITED ED. Hardcover. Limited Edition Number 296/500. Fine / Fine. As new. Unopened and unread. Signed and dated by the author on the title page. This book was published as a paperback original, however, 500 hardbacked copies were published two week earlier in a special limited edition. This is number 296 of this limited... READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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American Compound Locomotives: A Practical Explanation Of The Construction, Operation And Care Of The Compound Locomotives In Use On American Railroads. FRED H. COLVIN.
American Compound Locomotives: A Practical Explanation Of The Construction, Operation And Care Of The Compound Locomotives In Use On American Railroads

New York: The Derry-Collard Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original tan cloth, lettered in red with some decoration in blue. Bevelled edges. Illustrate throughout with photographs and schematic drawings. 141pp. A solid copy of a scarce title. READ MORE
Price: $250.00
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Victory. JOSEPH CONRAD.
Victory

London: Metuen & Co. (1915). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. A very clean, bright, and solid copy of the first English edition. Published in September of 1915 in an impression of 8000 copies, including Canadian and Colonial export editions. Last page of ads dated 8/15/15. Some pages in the middle of the book remain uncut. 'Methuen's Popular... READ MORE
Price: $4,250.00
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Sharpe's Enemy. BERNARD CORNWELL.
Sharpe's Enemy

New York: Viking Press, 1984. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. An extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy. Signed by the author on a book-plate which is loosely laid in. The jacket is bright and complete. READ MORE
Price: $250.00
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The Sea Mystery. FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS.
The Sea Mystery

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. 8vo. Blue-green cloth stamped in dark green. Minor wear and rubbing to the covers. Dust jacket lightly sunned at spine and minor edge-wear. Still, a very pleasing copy of this Inspector French Detective Story. French solves the mystery arising from the discovery of a half-naked body... READ MORE
Price: $500.00
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The Silent Murders. NEIL GORDON.
The Silent Murders

New York: The Crime Club, Inc. 1930. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Bound in original black cloth, lettered in red. In a complete and very compelling period dust jacket. A book much praised by Barzun and Taylor (1538). Gordon is the pseudonym of Archibald Gordon MacDonnell. Listed in Hubin. Previous owner book-plate on front paste-down. The... READ MORE
Price: $550.00
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The Plan Of St. Gall: A Study Of The Architecture & The Economy Of, & Life In A Paradigmatic Carolingian Monastery. WALTER HORN, Ernest BORN.
The Plan Of St. Gall: A Study Of The Architecture & The Economy Of, & Life In A Paradigmatic Carolingian Monastery

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Massive and exquisite production from the University of California Press. Three volumes plus the original prospectus still in the envelope. This set is as new. It remains in its original shipping box. Bound in light tan cloth with red leather spine labels, lettered in gilt. Issued without dust jacket. This... READ MORE
Price: $600.00
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Le Morte Darthur. SIR THOMAS MALORY.
Le Morte Darthur

London: Jonathan Cape, (1923). Leather Bound. Very Good. Two quarto volumes bound in full deep green with lettering and ornamentation in gilt. The spine is heavily decorated with six compartments, and title in gilt on a red background and the author and volume information in gilt on a black background. The remainder is in the same green with gilt ornaments... READ MORE
Price: $550.00
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The Bucharest Ballerina Murders. VAN WYCK MASON.
The Bucharest Ballerina Murders

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. A very nice copy in the scarce dust jacket. Cover art by John Alan Maxwell. Some rubbing to the spine ends, the top edge being more rubbed than the bottom, and creasing with one chip along the top edge of the front panel. READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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Bald Knobbers. LUCILLE MORRIS.
Bald Knobbers

Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. An exceptionally clean, bright and pleasing copy of a very scarce volume. Illustrated endpapers. The jacket is not price-clipped. There are no signatures or marks in the book. The pursuit of law and order in Missouri in the years after the American Civil War. READ MORE
Price: $450.00
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The American Gun Mystery. Death At The Rodeo. ELLERY QUEEN.
The American Gun Mystery. Death At The Rodeo

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. 8vo, original red cloth, with design and lettering in black. In a clean, bright and remarkably nice dust jacket. A very attractive and desirable copy of Ellery Queen's sixth novel. From the back of the jacket - "The story of an extraordinary and baffling murder... READ MORE
Price: $1,500.00
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In The Grip Of The Brute. GARNETT RADCLIFFE.
In The Grip Of The Brute

London: Thornton Butterworth, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / very good. A clean, bright and attractive copy of this extremely scarce volume. 8vo. A Crime Circle novel. Set aboard an ocean liner on the Atlantic before the war. Some minor chipping to the jacket. The jacket is price-clipped. Cover art by Bip Pares. READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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Let It Bleed. IAN RANKIN.
Let It Bleed

London: Orion, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / fine. An extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy. Signed by the author on the title page with a little doodle of a face. READ MORE
Price: $750.00
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A Necessary End. PETER ROBINSON.
A Necessary End

Toronto/London: Viking, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. A very clean, bright and pleasing copy of this, the third Inspector Banks Mystery. Signed by the author on the title page. READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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The Book Of Folly. ANNE SEXTON.
The Book Of Folly

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Bound in red and black, with lettering in gilt on the spine. All edges gilt. From a limited edition of 500 copies and signed by the author on the limitation page. A lovely copy in all respects of this scarce volume from a Pulitzer Prize winning author. Housed in... READ MORE
Price: $500.00
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Four-Square Jane. EDGAR WALLACE.
Four-Square Jane

New York: World Wide Publishing, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. A lovely copy of a very scarce title in near fine condition. Original red cloth lettered in gilt. The pages are toning a bit along the edges. READ MORE
Price: $200.00
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Rolling Stone. PATRICIA WENTWORTH.
Rolling Stone

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. A very attractive copy of a very scarce title. Very light edgewear to the jacket. The jacket is price-clipped. READ MORE
Price: $250.00
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The Happy Prince And Other Tales. OSCAR WILDE.
The Happy Prince And Other Tales

London: David Nutt, 1889. Second edition. Hardcover. Fine. Now completely and beautifully rebound by the Chelsea Bindery in deep blue morocco with the original David Nutt cover design stamped in gilt with the additional flourish of a weeping swallow towards the bottom edge. Lovely flower patterned endpapers and decorative inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Though this copy is the second... READ MORE
Price: $12,500.00
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A Vision: An Explanation Of Life Founded Upon The Writings Of Giraldus And Upon Certain Doctrines Attributed To Kusta Ben Luka. WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS.
A Vision: An Explanation Of Life Founded Upon The Writings Of Giraldus And Upon Certain Doctrines Attributed To Kusta Ben Luka

London: T. Werner Laurie, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Original parchment backed boards with paper spine label printed in dark brown. Illustrated throughout. From a limited edition of 600 copies, this one being number 313. Signed by Yeats at the limitation page. The jacket is browned along the edges with minor edge-ear. The jacket also has... READ MORE
Price: $2,500.00