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Monsieur de Bougrelon., Lorrain, Jean
61 Lorrain, Jean Monsieur de Bougrelon.
Paris Editions Litteraires de France 1944 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Brunner, Zyg 
Edition limited to 531 numbered copies, this being # 490. Illustrations by Zyg Brunner. A fine copy in slipcase. Text in French. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry., Lowell, James Russell
62 Lowell, James Russell The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company Hardcover 
In eleven volumes. Contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, spines decorated with a simple art noveau motif and gold lettering, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spines uniformly faded. A near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Le saint homme de huestra., Lucien-Graux; Hermann-Paul, René Georges
63 Lucien-Graux; Hermann-Paul, René Georges Le saint homme de huestra.
Paris Manuel Bruker Editeur 1928 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by René Georges Hermann-Paul Signed by Author
One of 25 copies on Japon Imperial. Signed and inscribed by the auhtor to Mme Monjaret twice: once on the limitation page and once on the first page. With color woodblocks by René Georges Hermann-Paul. A fine copy in wrappers. Text in French. ; Quarto; Signed by Author 
Price: 750.00 USD
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64 Mann, Thomas The Beloved Returns: Lotte in Weimar.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First US Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 395 copies, this being #34. Signed by Thomas Mann on the limitation page. Fading and mild spotting to spine panel. A very good copy in very good slipcase with light discoloration and wear. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 325.00 USD
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The Set-Up, March, Joseph Moncure
65 March, Joseph Moncure The Set-Up
New York Covici Friede 1928 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by King, Alexander Signed by Author
Edition limited to 275 numbered copies. 184pp. Quarter cloth and patterned paper over boards. Signed by March on the limitation page. The paper label on the spine is somewhat faded, very small wormhole to bottom edge barely affecting a few pages. A bright very good+ copy. Lacks the slipcase. Basis for the 1949 Robert Wise movie featuring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Winning the Wilderness, McCarter, Margaret Hill
66 McCarter, Margaret Hill Winning the Wilderness
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1914 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Marchand, J. N. Signed by Author
404pp. Olive cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine. Signed, inscribed and dated by McCarter on the front free endpaper. Frontispiece and three illustrations by J. N. Marchand. Some wear to extremities, spine panel a bit faded, small tape mend to page 167. A very good copy in very good dustjacket with mild edge wear and two tape mends to spine panel. A nice presentation copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 175.00 USD
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67 Melville, Herman Rock Rodondo: Sketches Third and Fourth of "The Encantadas"
New York Red Angel Press 1981 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Illustrator
24pp. Cloth. Edition limited to 100 copies. Bound, illustrated and designed by Ronald Keller. Signed by Keller on the limitation page. Text set by hand in Bembo, printed on dampened handmade Fabriano paper. A fine copy.; Quarto; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 850.00 USD
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68 Michener, James A. Recessional
New York Random House 1994 0679438289 / 9780679438281 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 500 signed copies. Fine in the original publisher's shrinkwrap. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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69 Miller, Arthur Death of a Salesman. Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem.
New York The Limited Editions Club 1984 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Baskin, Leonard 
Edition limited to 1500 numbered copies printed on paper by the Cartiere Enrico Magnani. Signed by Arthur Miller and Leonard Baskin on the limitation page. 164, [1]p. Full brown morocco lettered in gold on the spine. With five etchings by Leonard Baskin. A fine copy in slipcase. ; Quarto 
Price: 600.00 USD
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70 Morris, William Five Arthurian Poems. (The Defence of Guenevere. King Arthur's Tomb. Sir Galahad, A Christmas Mystery. The Chapel in Lyoness. A Good Knight in Prison.)
New Rochelle, NY The Elston Press 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 178 copies. 45pp. Original cloth lettered in gold on the spine. With initials from designs by H. M. O'Kane. Text printed in black and red. Light soiling to cloth. With the bookplate of Luther Brewer on the front pastedown endpaper. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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71 Munsell, Charles, ed. A Collection of Songs of the American Press, and Other Poems Relating to the Art of Printing.
Albany, NY Charles Munsell 1868 First Edition Hardcover 
206pp + index. Original brown cloth lettered in gold on the spine. Previous owner's label on the front pastedown endpaper. A near fine copy. Sabin 51356.; 12mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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72 Murray, W. H. H. The Adirondack Tales. (Limited Author's Edition).
Guilford, CT Published by the Author 1897-98 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
In five volumes. xiii, 420pp; 397pp; 330pp; 373pp; 339pp. Original burgundy cloth lettered in gold on the front panels and the spine panels. Each volume is signed and inscribed by Murray on the page opposite the frontispiece. The inscriptions read: "Sincerely / W. h. H. Murray / The Murray Homestead / Guilford Conn / Author's Edition / Limited." A beautiful near fine set with very minor wear to the spine ends and the occasional small spot to cloth. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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La main enchantée., Nerval, Gerard de
73 Nerval, Gerard de La main enchantée.
Paris Editions Marcel Besson 1943 First Edition Printed wrappers Illustrated by Blanche, Emmanuel Signed by Illustrator
Edition limited to 825 copies. This copy unnumbered but perhaps one of the thirty copies not for sale. With a nice original watercolor illustration inscribed by Emmanuel Blanch on the front free endpaper. Tiny tear to spine else a bright, fine copy. In the French language. ; Octavo; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Godwulf Manuscript., Parker, Robert B.
74 Parker, Robert B. The Godwulf Manuscript.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1974 First Edition Hardcover 
186pp. Brown decorated cloth lettered in gold on the spine panel. The first mystery featuring Spenser. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket with a hint of wear to the edges and mild rubbing to front panel. ; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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75 Pearce, Donn Cool Hand Luke.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1965 First Edition Hardcover 
Cloth. 304pp. Tape ghosts to front panel and front free endpapers, small stain to rear free endpaper. A very good copy in very good- dustjacket with a few small stains to the inside, light creases and wear. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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76 Philips, Katherine Poems. To Which Is Added Monsieur Corneilles, Pompey & Horace, Tragedies. With Several Other Translations out of French.
London Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman 1678 Hardcover 
[34], 198, [8], 124pp. Recent green full calf, sides decorated in blind, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, edges sprinkled red. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Early 18th century signature on the flyleaf. Tiny corner tear to one of the leaves else a bright, fine copy.; Folio 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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The Purloined Letter in The Gift: A Christmas, New Year, and Birthday Present. MDCCCXLV. (1845)., Poe, Edgar Allan
77 Poe, Edgar Allan The Purloined Letter in The Gift: A Christmas, New Year, and Birthday Present. MDCCCXLV. (1845).
Philadelphia Carey and Hart 1845 First Edition Hardcover 
The first appearance of the Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe, later published in Tales. 300pp. Publisher's full red morocco richly decorated in gold on the covers and the spine, all edges gilt. Frontispiece, title portrait and six inserted plates with tissue guards. Other contributions by Henry W. Longfellow, R. W. Emerson, Joseph C. Neal, et al. Light wear to spine ends and corner tips, minor scattered foxing. An appealing copy. BAL 16143. Heartman and Canny, p. 88. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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78 Poe, Edgar Allan The Purloined Letter in The Gift: A Christmas, New Year, and Birthday Present. MDCCCXLV. (1845).
Philadelphia Carey and Hart 1845 First Edition Hardcover 
The first appearance of the Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe, later published in Tales. 300pp. Publisher's full black calf richly decorated in gold on the covers and the spine, all edges gilt. Frontispiece, title portrait and six inserted plates with tissue guards. Other contributions by Henry W. Longfellow, R. W. Emerson, Joseph C. Neal, et al. Some wear to extremities, a couple of short closed tears to the spine panel, light scattered foxing, first signature loose. A good+ copy. BAL 16143. Heartman and Canny, p. 88. ; Octavo 
Price: 950.00 USD
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79 Poe, Edgar Allan William Wilson in The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present.
Philadelphia Carey & Hart 1839 First Edition Hardcover 
328pp. Full calf with gilt decorations on the front panel and the spine panel. Frontispiece and several inserted plates. Wear to extremities, lacks the front free endpaper, some pencil annotations on a couple of leaves, names in ink and pencil on both front and rear endpapers. A good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Mr Weston's Good Wine., Powys, T. F.
80 Powys, T. F. Mr Weston's Good Wine.
London Chatto & Windus 1927 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 660 numbered copies. Signed by Powys on the limitation page. 315pp. Black cloth lettered in gold on the spine. Drawings by George Charlton. With the bookplate of S. K. Poole on the front pastedown endpaper. Old stain to the rear free endpaper partially affecting the last leaf. A very good+ copy in very good + dustjacket with toning to edges and spine panel and very minute chipping to the upper edge. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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