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Dear Liar: A Comedy of Letters
London: Max Reinhardt, [1960]. First Edition. Short play based on the correspondence between George Bernard Shaw and the stage actress Beatrice Stella Tanner (Mrs. Patrick Campbell). 12mo (19cm.); original cloth in blue-grey pictorial dust jacket by Charles Mozley; 100pp. Minor soiling to jacket verso very slightly showing through to exterior...
[Item #31951]
Price: $50.00
 
Dear Liar: A Comedy of Letters. Jerome KILTY, adaptation, Bernard Shaw, correspondence Mrs. Patrick Campbell.
77.

Municipal Index 1925
New York: American City Magazine, 1925. Second Annual Edition. Large octavo (25.25cm.); original dark green decorative blind-embossed cloth; 521pp.; illus. throughout. Some faint soil to boards, rear cover a bit spotted, some minor foxing to text, cloth extremities rather darkened, else About Very Good and sound, internally near fine. "A...
[Item #31950]
Price: $45.00
 
Municipal Index 1925. AMERICAN CITY MAGAZINE.
78.

The Boy Mechanic Book 3: 800 Things to Do...
Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1919. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (25cm.); publisher's blue pictorial cloth embossed in blind and gilt; [2],476pp.; engraved frontispiece, text illus. throughout. Boards a bit rubbed and lightly soiled, gilt spine entirely faded, else a Very Good and sound copy. Third volume in a set of...
[Item #31949]
Price: $50.00
 
The Boy Mechanic Book 3: 800 Things to Do. POPULAR MECHANICS MAGAZINE.
79.

For the Freedom of the Sea: A Romance of the War of 1812
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original green pictorial cloth embossed in red, blue, and gilt; xi,[1],339pp.; frontispiece, 11 leaves of plates. Cloth extremities just a hint darkened, small soil spot to rear cover, else Near Fine. Later (1934) ownership inscription of the nautical collector John...
[Item #31948]
Price: $75.00
 
For the Freedom of the Sea: A Romance of the War of 1812. Cyrus Townsend BRADY.
80.

Health Lessons for Beginners. A primer of physiology and hygiene, and simple treatise on the effects of stimulants and narcotics upon the human system
Boston: Leach, Shewell, & Sanborn, [1885]. First Edition. Slim 12mo (17.75cm.); publisher's grey-green decorative cloth embossed in black; viii,122pp.; engraved frontispiece, text illus. throughout. Light shelf wear, contemporary ownership rubberstamp of a John E. Bull to front endpapers, else Near Fine. Yellow printed plate mounted to front pastedown by the...
[Item #31946]
Price: $30.00
 
Health Lessons for Beginners. A primer of physiology and hygiene, and simple treatise on the effects of stimulants and narcotics upon the human system. Orestes M. BRANDS.
81.

Around the World in the Yacht "Sunbeam": Our home on the ocean for eleven months
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1878. First American Edition. Thick octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial cloth embossed in gilt, brown glazed endpapers; xi,[1],470pp.; engraved frontispiece, color folding map plate, text illus. throughout. Boards a bit shelf-worn and spine just a hint cocked, lacking front free endpaper, map plate rather...
[Item #31945]
Price: $50.00
 
Around the World in the Yacht "Sunbeam": Our home on the ocean for eleven months. BRASSEY Mrs., Anna, illus A Y. Bingham.
82.

Our Lady's Choir: A Contemporary Anthology of Verse by Catholic Sisters [Limited Edition, Signed]
Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1931. First Edition. Limited to 50 copies on Kelmscott Handmade paper of which this no. 72. Octavo (22cm.); full crimson brocade-like cloth, brown gilt spine label, top edge gilt, red cloth slipcase, printed paper label to slipcase spine; [2],xxx,213pp. Just a hint of spotting and wear to...
[Item #31944]
Price: $500.00
 
Our Lady's Choir: A Contemporary Anthology of Verse by Catholic Sisters [Limited Edition, Signed]. William Stanley BRAITHWAITE, ed., foreword Hugh Francis Blunt, intro Ralph Adams Cram.
83.

Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton [Limited Edition, Signed]
[London: Fourth Estate, 2008]. First Edition. Limited to 1000 copies. Octavo (22.75cm.); original boards in dust jacket, cloth slipcase, sealed in original shrinkwrap. Fine. Signed by the author.
[Item #31914]
Price: $125.00
 
Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton [Limited Edition, Signed]. J. G. BALLARD.
84.

One-Way Ticket
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. The author's first novel, detailing "the life of prison officials at San Quentin prison, and the complex psychological relationships between prisoner and guard, and guard and outsider" (BAIRD 2445). The protagonist, much like Turner herself, was the daughter of a prison official...
[Item #30998]
Price: $450.00
 
One-Way Ticket. PRISON FICTION - CALIFORNIA, Ethel TURNER.
85.

Ford Madox Brown: A Record of His Life and Work
London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1896. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (23.75cm.); original white decorative cloth embossed in green, red, blue, and gilt, top edge gilt; xx,458pp.; engraved frontispiece, 46 leaves of plates, additional text illus. throughout. Cloth a bit dust-soiled, very light shelf wear, smallish dampstain to upper cover...
[Item #23325]
Price: $250.00
 
Ford Madox Brown: A Record of His Life and Work. Ford M. HUEFFER, later Ford Madox Ford.
86.

Exile's Return: A Narrative of Ideas [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1934]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in red and tan decorative dust jacket; 308pp. Light wear to extremities, jacket spine rather toned, front free endpaper browned from previously-removed newspaper clipping (?), else a Very Good copy, much nicer than generally seen. Bookplate signed...
[Item #23324]
Price: $750.00
 
Exile's Return: A Narrative of Ideas [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Malcolm COWLEY.
87.

Let the Band Play Dixie and Other Stories
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original decorative cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [8],320pp. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and worn with minor puncturing to spine affecting text without loss of meaning, yellow portion of spine sunned to white, cloth a bit spotted else Very...
[Item #23323]
Price: $250.00
 
Let the Band Play Dixie and Other Stories. Roark BRADFORD.
88.

Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun: Being the Tales They Tell about the Time When the Lord Walked the Earth Like a Natural Man [Review Copy]
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth-backed decorative boards in orange pictorial price-clipped dust jacket, brown topstain; xxiv,[2],264pp.; pictorial endpapers, text illus. throughout. Jacket extremities chipped and worn with 1x2" loss to upper panel affecting illustration but no text, spine toned; Very Good in...
[Item #23322]
Price: $50.00
 
Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun: Being the Tales They Tell about the Time When the Lord Walked the Earth Like a Natural Man [Review Copy]. Roark BRADFORD, illus A B. Walker.
89.

The Third Violet
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1897. First Edition. 12mo (18.75cm.); original tan decorative cloth embossed in red, black, and gilt; [4],203pp. Spine a bit toned and very slightly cocked, corners just a hint bumped, blank bookplate to front pastedown, else a Very Good or better copy. One of the...
[Item #23319]
Price: $250.00
 
The Third Violet. Stephen CRANE.
90.

Idylls of the King
London: Edward Moxon & Co. 1859. First Edition. First issue with title page verso blank. 12mo (16.75cm.); near-contemporary full dark green blind-ruled morocco, gilt-lettered spine in 6 compartments, all edges gilt; [8],261pp. Some foxing to preliminaries, spine just a hint sunned, else a Very Good or better copy. The author's...
[Item #23314]
Price: $150.00
 
Idylls of the King. Alfred TENNYSON.
91.

Tiresias and Other Poems
London: Macmillan and Co. 1885. First Edition. 12mo (16.75cm.); contemporary full crimson gilt-ruled and -lettered morocco, spine in 6 compartments, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; viii,203pp. Extremities a bit rubbed and darkened, contemporary gift inscription to front fly leaf, else contents fine. Very Good and sound in an attractive binding.
[Item #23312]
Price: $75.00
 
Tiresias and Other Poems. Alfred TENNYSON.
92.

The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography
New York: Macmillan Company, 1934. First American Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in cream decorative price-clipped dust jacket, red topstain; [14],293pp.; full-page illus. throughout. Jacket a bit chipped and worn along extremities with some small loss not approaching text, spine and rear panel extremities toned, boards a bit rubbed else...
[Item #23300]
Price: $125.00
 
The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography. A. J. A. SYMONS.
93.

Heart Specialist [Inscribed & Signed]
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1935. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket printed in red and black; [8],298pp. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities, including a few tiny chips, mostly at spine crown, spine a bit toned, corners gently bumped, else Near Fine in Very...
[Item #23256]
Price: $75.00
 
Heart Specialist [Inscribed & Signed]. Graeme and Sarah LORIMER.
94.

Nobody Starves
New York: Longmans, Green, 1932. First Edition. A female heroine survives economic depression and a violent labor strike in 1930's Detroit, only to be shot by her deranged, unemployed husband. All but forgotten today, this is one of the really great proletarian novels of the Depression, highly praised upon publication...
[Item #14440]
Price: $300.00
 
Nobody Starves. Catharine BRODY.
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The Basic Outline of Universology. An Introduction to the Newly Discovered Science of the Universe; its Elementary Principles; and the First States of their Development in the Special Sciences. Together with Preliminary Notices of Alwato, the Newly Discovered Scientific Universal Language, Resulting from the Principles of Universology
New York: Dion Thomas, 1872. First Edition. An attempt at universal philosophy, bringing together language, music, mathematics, and religious (as well as anti-religious) thought. This was Andrews's most ambitious (or at least most all-encompassing) work, and includes the first introduction of his invented language, "Alwato," which was to be the...
[Item #31930]
Price: $1,250.00
 
The Basic Outline of Universology. An Introduction to the Newly Discovered Science of the Universe; its Elementary Principles; and the First States of their Development in the Special Sciences. Together with Preliminary Notices of Alwato, the Newly Discovered Scientific Universal Language, Resulting from the Principles of Universology. Stephen Pearl ANDREWS.
96.

Stories of Adventure ... I. Meridiana; the adventures of three Englishmen and three Russians in South Africa ; II. A Journey to the Center of the Earth
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1874. First American Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial cloth embossed in black and gilt, bright yellow endpapers; [2],viii,232;[4],305,[1],[8](ads)pp.; frontispieces and separate title pages at the beginning of both novels, 66 plates, additional text illus. throughout. Very minimal shelf wear, else a Very Good...
[Item #31929]
Price: $500.00
 
Stories of Adventure ... I. Meridiana; the adventures of three Englishmen and three Russians in South Africa ; II. A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Jules VERNE.
97.

The 42nd Parallel
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First Edition. The first volume in Dos Passos' famed "USA" trilogy, a landmark work among the many experiments in social-realism of the Thirties. Though Dos Passos was already an established novelist by 1930, The 42nd Parallel was published in the harsh first year of...
[Item #31928]
Price: $950.00
 
The 42nd Parallel. John DOS PASSOS.
98.

Ró ewicz
Warsaw: Authors' Agency and "Czytelnik" 1976. First English Language Edition. Slim 12mo (18.5cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; 57pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Minor creasing to upper cover, lighter portions of wrappers a bit toned, else Very Good or better. Short biography of the Polish poet and dramatist Tadeusz RĂ³ ewicz.
[Item #31927]
Price: $30.00
 
Ró ewicz. Henryk VOGLER, trans Marscha Brochwicz.
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Warszawski Przewodnik Teatralny [Warsaw Theater Guide]
Warszawa: [Wydzia Kultury i Sztuki], 1988. First Edition. Slim octavo (20.5cm.); original black pictorial card wrappers; 67pp.; photographic illus. throughout, color map laid in. Light wear to extremities, else Near Fine. Guidebook to the theaters of Warsaw. No copies in North America according to OCLC as of November, 2016.
[Item #31926]
Price: $30.00
 
Warszawski Przewodnik Teatralny [Warsaw Theater Guide]. Beata GO CIK.
100.

Seed of the Land
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in tan pictorial dust jacket printed in green and black; [8],293pp. Jacket extremities rather chipped along top edge, with a few small losses and closed tears, including at both spine ends, general dust-soil and light toning. Near Fine...
[Item #31924]
Price: $60.00
 
Seed of the Land. Isabel Stewart WAY.

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