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Bildbiographie, Kurt Fassmann Brecht
1 Bildbiographie Kurt Fassmann Brecht
Kindler 1963 Paperback Very Good 
Kindler,1963. Paperback. TEXT IS IN GERMAN. Cover has very slight shelfwear. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Very nice copy. 
Price: 8.10 USD
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Evelyn Waugh: Portrait of a Country Neighbour, Rances Donaldson
2 Evelyn Waugh: Portrait of a Country Neighbour Rances Donaldson
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1967 0297787586 / 9780297787587 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has very slight shelfwear. Cover has very slight shelfwear. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Not price-clipped. Not ex-library. Not remainder. Beautiful condition. 
Price: 19.80 USD
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Life and the Dream, Mary Colum
3 Life and the Dream Mary Colum
London Macmillan & Co. 1947 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Macmillan & Co., London, 1947. Printed in the USA. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has very slight shelfwear, small scuff on top spine end, and very slight soiling on bottom front. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Markings, Dag  Hammarskjold;Leif Sjoberg, W.H, Auden (trans.)
4 Markings Dag Hammarskjold;Leif Sjoberg, W.H, Auden (trans.)
Alfred A. Knopf 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Alfred A. Knopf,1964. Hard Cover. Fourth Printing. Teal cloth over boards with gilt titles. Dust jacket has very slight shelfwear, two tiny closed tears at bottom edge, slightly darkened spine. Not price-clipped. Cover is is in pristine condition. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Beautiful condition. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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My Early Times, Charles Dickens; Peter Rowland (ed.)
5 My Early Times Charles Dickens; Peter Rowland (ed.)
London Folio Society 1988 Hard Cover Fine Very Good + 
Folio Society,1988. Hard Cover. 252 pp. Octavo. Red cloth spine with gilt titles, Marbled beige boards with eleborate black border design. Paper label on slipcase states 'With the Editor's compliments. Your 1989 Presentation Volume'. Pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Slipcase and cover have negligible shelfwear. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Beautiful condition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Nikos Kazantzakis A Biography based on His Letters, Helen Kazantzakis
6 Nikos Kazantzakis A Biography based on His Letters Helen Kazantzakis
Simon and Schuster 1968 0671200437 / 9780671200435 First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Simon and Schuster, 1968. First American Edition, first printing. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has mild shelfwear, a few tiny chips on flap corners, small closed tear on front near top spine edge. Cover has negligible shelfwear. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Not price-clipped. Not ex-library. Very nice copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Peter Whiffle His Life and Works, Carl Van Vechten
7 Peter Whiffle His Life and Works Carl Van Vechten
Alfred A. Knopf 1922 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First Edition. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has very slight shelfwear, corners rubbed. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Not ex-library. Very nice copy. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Skyline: A Reporter's Reminiscence of the '20s, Gene Fowler
8 Skyline: A Reporter's Reminiscence of the '20s Gene Fowler
Viking 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
Viking, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has larges tears, creasing, chips at edges - placed in archival clear cover, not price-clipped. Cover has mild shelfwear, rubbed edges. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Good reading copy. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Sunset and Twilight: From the Diaries of 1947-1958, Bernard Berenson; Nicky Mariano (ed.)
9 Sunset and Twilight: From the Diaries of 1947-1958 Bernard Berenson; Nicky Mariano (ed.)
Harcourt, Brace and World 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good + 
Harcourt, Brace and World, 1963. First Edition, stated. Biography of renowned Renaissance art historian. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has moderate shelfwear, worn edges, several small chips/tears, taped inside cover of book with small strips of brown tape. Cover has very slight shelfwear, one small scratch on front. Underlining on a few pages in the first chapter, remaining text is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Good reading/research copy. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Letters of Maarten Maartens, Maarten Maartens
10 The Letters of Maarten Maartens Maarten Maartens
Richard R. Smith 1930 First American Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Richard R. Smith, 1930. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Cover has moderate shelfwear/soiling, white spotting, faded spine. Pages are clean and unmarked, mild foxing. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Good reading copy. Very scarce. 
Price: 85.50 USD
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11 The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb Percy Fitzgerald
London John Slark 1886 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
John Slark,1886. The Temple Edition. Six volume set about the great essayist ranging from good to fair. Hard Cover. . Half leather with marbled boards and four raised spine-bands. Spines are decorated and lettered with gilt. Inside covers are marbled. Top edges gilt. Bindings are all slightly shaken but good. Hinges are all perfect. All volumes exhibit moderate edgewear and corners that are rubbed, some rubbed through. Some foxing on all end papers. All pages are clean and unmarked, slightly toned. Volume I: VERY slight warp to boards, moderate edgewear. Leather of spine is cracking and chipping over spine bands and is chipping along exterior hinges. Some foxing to fly leafs (front and rear) and half-title page. Frontispiece with intact tissue. 'Inscription' from Lamb below frontispiece is printed, not signed.Volume II: Leather on spine is off, but binding is still together; hinges are perfect, and the book is still bound. Moderate edgewear. Two small (less than 2 inches long) horizontal scratches on bottom of front cover. Last page of text is slightly foxed. Volume III: Medium-sized (1.5 inch x 1.5 inch) section of leather missing from top of spine. Leather is cracking along spine-bands and spine edges. Volume IV: Leather is cracked through at spine-bands, two thumbnail-sized pieces are missing, and the top two sections cordoned off by the spine-bands are now flaps (have separated at the back edge but not the front). Volume V: Leather on spine is heavily cracked; top fifth of spine is missing a section, bottom fifthof spine is cracked wide open, leather over spine bands are cracking. Rear cover is breaking off. Interior hinge is still good, but back edge of spine leather is starting to break. Volume VI: Leather is peeling off of spine in all sections; top section is missing entirely, half of the next section down is gone (with most of the title information). Front board is mostly separated from spine. Worst condition of the lot.Overall this is a very nice set of books. 
Price: 79.20 USD
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The World of Washington Irving, Van Wyck Brooks
12 The World of Washington Irving Van Wyck Brooks
E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc. 1944 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc.,1944. No dust jacket. Cover has moderate shelfwear. Pages are clean and unmarked. Light foxing on edges ofpapers. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 4.81 USD
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13 Thousand Acre Marsh Dudley Cammett Lunt
Macmillan 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Macmillan, 1959. First Edition. First Printing stated. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has mild shelfwear, rubbed on spine ends, not price-clipped. Cover is in pristine condition. Gift note on front flyleaf, otherwise pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist Crankshaw, Edward
Viking Press 1974 0670718610 / 9780670718610 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good 
Dust jacket bumped along top edge, price clipped, crease on rear inside flap. Book has shelf wear on bottom edge of boards. Tape bits on fly leaf. Pages are clean and bright. Many b/w photos plus several in color. 
Price: 5.98 USD
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Voltaire Raconté par Ceux Qui L'Ont Vu, J. G. Prod'Homme
15 Voltaire Raconté par Ceux Qui L'Ont Vu J. G. Prod'Homme
Libraries Stock - Delamain et Boutelleau 1929 Paperback Good 
TEXT IN FRENCH / EN FRANÇAIS. Soft-Cover. Slight warping to whole book.Cover has mild shelfwear, little dirt. Spine is heavily creased. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked, though endpapers have slight staining from cover jacket. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Beautiful condition. Broché avec jaquette. Bon condition, Les pages sont propres et sans marque. 
Price: 34.22 USD
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When I Was Old, Georges Simenon
16 When I Was Old Georges Simenon
Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1971 0151959501 / 9780151959501 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket and cover have negligible shelfwear. Very light foxing on top edge of textblock and endpapers. Otherwise, pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Not price-clipped. Beautiful condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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17 William Cullen Bryant (English Men of Letters) William Aspenwall Bradley
The Macmillan Company 1926 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
The Macmillan Company,1926. (English Men of Letters series.) Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Cover has mild shelfwear with some light soiling and slightly darkened spine.Mild foxing inside cover. Name on front flyleaf. Pages are clean and unmarked. Mild foxing on edges of papers. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 5.67 USD
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William Shakespeare: A Biography, A. L. Rowse
18 William Shakespeare: A Biography A. L. Rowse
Harper and Row 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Harper and Row, 1963. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has moderate shelfwear, several small chips/tears at edges. Not price-clipped. Cover has very slight shelfwear. Pages are clean and unmarked, toned endpapers. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. NY Times review of this book and another article from the NY Times, written by Rowse, are laid-in to the front of the book. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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