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Lux Mentis, Booksellers

Lux Mentis, Booksellers

Lux Mentis specializes in fine first editions and rarities, books that have been treasured and will continue to be treasured. Whatever your interests - Americana, fiction, film, children's books, art, travel, or the history of ideas - Lux Mentis provides a diverse selection. Lux Mentis offers a range of client services. We will appraise your current collection, or help you to build or extend your personal library. At Lux Mentis we offer careful research, an unusual inventory, individualized service, and an expert staff.

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Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. The Search for Love (Vol. 1 of 3) Tight, bright and apparently unread copy. DJ with very slight edgewear. Gray boards, black cloth spine, silver gilt. 486pp. 25 cm. First volume of Holyroyd's magisterial biography. A handsome copy.


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Edition: First Edition thus Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Heinemann, London Date published: 1970

Description: Fine in Near Fine DJ. Including "The Male Impersonator" Tiny stain at top of text block (>1mm), else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very light shelf/edge wear, spine lightly sun toned, else bright and clean. Green paper boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 272pp. Re-issue of his famous novel. Foreward by Michel MacLiamm█ir. Of Benson, Terence de Vere White said, "Whenever I stopped reading to laugh aloud, I measured the pages still unread, not to see how much more I had ... Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Cranford used book

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$500.00

Edition: Later Printing Binding: Full Leather Publisher: Macmillan, London Date published: 1907

Description: Fine. Minor shelf wear, small, dated, owner inscription, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full blue morocco leather, 5 raised bands, burgundy label, gilt lettering and intricate decorative elements and dentelles, text block edges in near reflective gilt, marbled endpages. 12mo. 297pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Exquisitely bound by W. T. Morrell, London. Wonderful illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A stunning volume in hand. Read More

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A Book of Winter used book

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$165.00

Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Vanguard, New York Date published: 1951

Description: Very Good in Very Good DJ. Minor shelf wear (save corners, worn through), front hinge starting, hint of age toning at endpages, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, rubbing at spine, one moderate chip at bottom of back and minor chipping at head of spine, else bright and clean. Quarter bound in grey cloth, black paper boards, in blind decorative element on front, white ink lettering, silver gilt and blue ink decorative elements, long edge of text block dyed blue (top may ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians used book

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$250.00

Edition: First Edition thus Binding: Full Leather Publisher: Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY

Description: Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Very minimal shelf wear, very light wear at the head of spine, green dye somewhat faded at spine and board edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. No DJ as issued. Full suede leather, dyed green, leather labels, gilt lettering, pale green silk end pastedowns, top of text block in gilt, illuminated throughout. 12mo. Illus. (b/w plates). Signed and hand illuminated by Maud Baker. Limited Edition of 940 volumes, this being number 778. "Volume Nine, New Series, " ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Portrait of a Lady used book

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Edition: First Edition thus Binding: Full Leather Publisher: Propaganda Films, Hollywood Date published: 1995

Description: Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Very minimal shelf wear, gift inscription on front free endpage, else tight, bright and unmarred. Natural brown leather, raised spine bands, plate mounted on front. 8vo. Approx. 123pp. Lovely, leather bound, presentation copy of film script (produced when shooting ends). Warmly inscribed by Nicole Kidman to the film's producer, Monty Montgomery. Read More

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The Poetical Works of William Motherwell, With a Memoir used book

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$45.00

Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York Date published: nd

Description: Near Fine. No DJ. Very light shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ missing. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black ink decorative elements, gilt at all text block edges, red lined boarders on all leaves, frontis piece. 16mo. 308pp. "Fourth Edition, Greatly Enlarged." Lovely collection of Motherwell's work. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Last Days of Pompeii used book

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$22.00

Edition: Reprint Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J. A. Richards, Inc, New York

Description: Very Good+. No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear, prior owners inscription, gilt faded, else tight, bright and unmarred. Faux-leather boards, in blind decorative element on front, gilt (gone) lettering and decorative elements, marbled endpages. 16mo. 246pp. Author's most famous novel. A romance blending historical fact, archaeology with a character driven tale. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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A Stir of Bones used book

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$20.00

Edition: First Edition Binding: Glossy Pictorial Wraps Publisher: Viking Books, New York Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780670035519 ISBN: 0670035513

Description: Near Fine in Wraps. Owner inscription on title page, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minimal edge wear, else bright and clean. Pictorial wraps, publisher material laid in. 12mo. 211pp. Advance Uncorrected Proof. An advance reader's copy from "this generation's Ray Bradbury." Lovely copy. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Knopf, New York Date published: 1989

Description: Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Top and bottome of boards very lightly sun touched, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, crease at rear flap, else bright and clean. Quarter-bound, burgundy cloth spine, green paper boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 718pp. Author's first book. First printing of 50, 000. Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a New York Times notable book of 1989. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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