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A Peep Into The Past

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: mb.11


Paper covered boards, paper label. 1 of 300copies of a previously unpublished essay on Oscar Wilde; an unauthorized printing. Nice bookplate on the front pastedown. View more info

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A Short View of the Chronology of the Old Testement, and of the Harmony of the Four Evangelists

By: William Whiston M.A.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1702

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: yy40


William Whiston was an English theologian, historian, and mathematician, a leading figure in the popularisation of the ideas of Isaac Newton. He is now probably best known for helping to instigate the Longitude Act in 1714 (and his attempts to win the rewards that it promised) and his important translations of the Antiquities of the Jews and other works by Josephus (which are still in print). He was a prominent exponent of Arianism and wrote A New Theory of the Earth. Wh... View more info

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Adventures of a Novelist

By: Atherton, Gertrude

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1932

Inscription: Signed by Gertrude Atherton

Seller ID: 28bv


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Amenities Of Literature

By: D'Israeli, Benjamin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Edw. Moxon: 1842

Seller ID: bd39


8vo. Three vols. Contempory cloth & gilt lettering. A nice set that wants rebacking. View more info

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Art Of The Night

By: Nathan, George Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: gjn5


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As You Desire Me

By: Pirandello, Luigi

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 102xvm


Basis for the Broadway production starring Judith Anderson and the Hollywood film starring Garbo. A very scarce signed copy. View more info

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Authors Digest

By: Rossiter Johnson , Editor-In-Chief

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Chicago, Authors Press: 1908

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: rj75


Set # 141 of the 'Renaissance Edition of the authors Digest. Limited to one thousand numbered copies of twenty volumes each. This set was prepared for Nathan Orsher.' Signed by MacMurray and blind stamped by the corporate seal of the Press on the title page of volume one. TEG, deckle edged. Spines uniformely sunned, not affecting spine labels. Illustrated throughout Each volume frontis is a hand painted or hand tinted color plate. Volume xix, Biographies, suffer... View more info

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By Way Of Art

By: Rosenfeld, Paul

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: pw5


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George Eliot - 'Romola' - Three Volumes In Half Leather Binding - 1863

By: George Eliot

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1863

Seller ID: uff16


1863, hardcover. One of George Eliot's most ambitious and imaginative novels, Romola is set in Renaissance Florence during the turbulent years following the expulsion of the powerful Medici family during which the zealous religious reformer Savonarola rose to control the city. At its heart is Romola, the devoted daughter of a blind scholar, married to the clever but ultimately treacherous Tito whose duplicity in both love and politics threatens to destroy everything she ... View more info

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Goodbye Mr. Chips

By: Hilton, James

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, Hodder, Stoughton: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: v152


Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Illustrated by Bip Pares. Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a short novel about the life of a schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping. It has been adapted into two feature films and two television presentations. View more info

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Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fiftheenth Centuries. Published from Ancient Manuscripts. With an Introduction, Notes & a Glossery By...

By: Weber, Henry William

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, George Ramsay & Co. for Arnold Constable: 1810

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8vf91


Metrical Romance is another term for Chivalric Romance. Whether written in prose or verse, Metrical Romances were incredibly popular in Medieval Europe. Its emphasis on heterosexual love and courtly manners distinguishes it from other kinds of epic, in which masculine military herosim predominates. 8vo. 7.5x4.5 inches. pp [xxxvii], 381; [vi]479; [iv] 459, [3] pages, half-titles and errata present; nineteenth century full pebbled dark green-black hard grain morocco, s... View more info

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Murder in the Cathredal

By: T. S. ELIOT [signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faaber: 1936

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed By T.S. Eliot

Seller ID: 102woo


Murder in the Cathedral, poetic drama in two parts, with a prose sermon interlude, the most successful play by American English poet T.S. Eliot. The play was performed at Canterbury Cathedral in 1935 and published the same year. Set in December 1170, it is a modern miracle play on the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury. The play's most striking feature is the use of a chorus in the Classical Greek manner. The poor women of Canterbury who make up the... View more info

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Patria Mia

By: Ezra POUND [signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ralph Fletcher Seymour: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: m242


Ezra Pound wrote Patria Mia in 1912, but it was somehow lost by the publishers until 1950. 97 immaculate pages. No other signatures, No marks. The lovely bookplate of Clare Boothe [Luce] is affixed on the left front endpaper. Bound in dark rose colored linen with titling on a dark brown background on the front cover and spine. Very light wear. Excellent uniform color from the front cover to the spine to the back cover. Comes with an unclipped dust jacket. The dust jac... View more info

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Sanine

By: Artzibshev, Michael Petrovitch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1926

Seller ID: ma11


1/2 lea. marbled end papers. TEG; VG Russian lit in translation. Alpha Epsilon Pi sticker on front pastedown. View more info

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The Art of Dreaming

By: Castaneda, Carlos

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: taod324


The eighth book about Castaneda's apprenticeship with the Yaqui Indian sorcerer Don Juan Matus. Castaneda maintains his vivid sense of wonder as Don Juan escorts him into a new world of mystery and magic; he offers a crisp presentation of esoteric ideas. Taking control of one's dreams, says Don Juan, is the key to a sorcerer's power. But what kind of sorcerer? Don Juan makes a distinction between the ancients, who manipulated the world for personal power, and moderns-- s... View more info

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The Unknown Quantity

By: Gilbert MAUGE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Fortune Press: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: gm5


bright, tight copy. 1 of 800. Pseud. of the Duchess of Rochefoucault View more info

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Three And The Moon

By: Artzybasheff, Boris

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1929

Edition: First Signed Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed By Boris Artzybasheff

Seller ID: mlp48


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