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The Works of Henry Rose used book

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$25.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reeves and Turner, London Date published: 1890

Description: Very Good. Illustrated. Blue cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Small red ink spot to the front flyleaf. A bit of wear to the spine ends and corners; otherwise very good. Read More

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The Rise of the Dutch Republic: a History used book

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$350.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, London Date published: 1862

Description: Very Good. Three volumes. An early edition. An American diplomat, John Lothrop Motley (1814-77) spent five years in Dresden, Brussels, and the Hague to produce, in 1856, this popular history hailed by readers of the time and recognized by scholars since as a standard of the field. The lessons for modern society Motley finds in the microcosm of Holland continue to hold true in today's uncertain political environment, and his dramatic narrative and eloquent, lyrical prose remain a delight. With ... Read More

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Not a Station But a Place. Drawings/Collages of and Related to the Gare De Lyon, Paris. Introduced By M. F. K. Fisher used book

Not a Station But a Place. Drawings/Collages of and Related to the Gare De Lyon, Paris. Introduced By M. F. K. Fisher more books like this

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$250.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Date published: 1979

Description: San Francisco: Synergistic Press, 1979. First edition, one of 250 numbered copies with a tipped-in leaf signed by Clancy and Fisher. 11" x 8 "; 72 pp. Compilation of drawings and collages portraying the Gare de Lyon, the Paris railway station renowned for its historic architecture and atmosphere. Along with relating her impressions of the station, Fisher alleges in the introduction that through her friendship with Jannet Flanner, Fisher's own abiding appreciation for the Gare de Lyon was ... Read More

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Dubious Honors used book

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$30.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: North Point Press, San Francisco Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780865473188 ISBN: 0865473188

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Collection of M. F. K. Fisher's introductions to her own books and to those of other writers who frequently sought the blessings of her imprimatur, each complemented with new commentary by Fisher. A compact collection of Fisher material that is otherwise not readily accessible. Original red cloth-covered boards. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Read More

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James a. Michener: a Bibliography used book

James a. Michener: a Bibliography more books like this

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: State House Press, Austin, Texas Date published: 1996

Description: Fine. Foreword by James A. Michener. The definitive guide to the writings of James Michener, including a descriptive bibliography of 67 first editions, contributions to anthologies, magazine and newspapers, etc., and a valuable appendix listing articles about Michener and critics' reviews of his books. Octavo. Original brown buckram binding with a beige ostrich-pattern spine. As new in the publisher''s shrink wrap. Read More

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The Rover used book

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$800.00

Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York Date published: 1923

Description: Very Good in Near Fine jacket. 371 p. Frontispiece portrait of Conrad from an etching by Muirhead Bone. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First edition, #283 of 377 copies signed by Conrad. "I have wanted for a long time, " wrote Conrad of his last novel, "to do a seaman's 'return' (before my own departure)." Set during the Napoleonic Wars, it is the story of Peyrol, a French sailor, master-gunner, pirate, and "rover of the outer seas" for more than fifty years, who vainly seeks to ... Read More

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Skywriting By Word of Mouth and Other Writings, Including the Ballad of John and Yoko used book

Skywriting By Word of Mouth and Other Writings, Including the Ballad of John and Yoko more books like this

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Row, New York Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780060156763 ISBN: 0060156767

Description: Fine. Textual illustrations. New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition, #247 of 500 signed by Yoko Ono and accompanied by a drawing by John Lennon printed on acid-free paper. Written during Yoko Ono's pregnancy with Sean, this impressive collection of writings and drawings reveals Lennon's fertile creative spirit up close and in full force. Included in Skywriting are "Two Virgins, " written when the public learned that John and Yoko were living together as husband and wife, and John's only ... Read More

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Early Flemish Painting used book

Early Flemish Painting more books like this

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: TERRIAL, Paris Date published: 2007 ISBN-13: 9782879393391 ISBN: 2879393396

Description: Fine. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A fine copy. Read More

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Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice used book

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Edition: 2nd edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780226769363 ISBN: 0226769364

Description: Fine. Original paper wrappers. The small signature of William Frank, Curator of Hispanic, Cartographic, and Western Historical Manuscripts at The Huntington Library, appears on the front endpaper; else a fine, unread copy. Read More

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