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Edition: Possibly, after 1975
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York
Date published: 1975
Description: Fleming, Guy (Book designed by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate spine creasing, edge and cover wear. Foxing to page edges. 226p & 293p. Unadorned wraps, brown and gold. B&W Frontispiece. Exiles: 5th printing; First published in book form 1970; Part originally appeared in The New Yorker, as had Passage to Ararat. The first title is about the author's parents and his father's coming to America, having met his mother abroad, and his experiences among the literati (his own best known novel ... Read More
Publisher: Winchester Press., New York.
Date published: 1973
Description: Weiler, Milton C (Illustrations by). Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Jacket has minor soiling, edge wear. Light spine damp stain to jacket. Light dozing, top. Dark blue cloth over boards. Artwork in B&W, charcoal style. 207 p. Audience: General/trade. True experiences: 22 works by as many writers. Read More
Edition: Book Club Edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Quality Paperback Book Club by arr w/ Dutton, St. Martin's, and author., New York.
Date published: 2000
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Clean with slight lower spine bump, and top edge brown pen marks taht look like a mistake. 635 p. Trade paperback (US) w/ off white covers, half-inch black front border, early photo portrait of author; back cover later portrait. Autobiographical Trilogy by actor and "celebrated counter-culture gadfly", and with these works, considered a brilliant and innovative author of 20th century literature. 'The Naked Civil Servant' was first published in ... Read More
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: A New Directions Paperback / James Laughlin., Norfolk CT.
Date published: 1963
Description: Gudzin, Dolores (The Living Theatre production cover photo by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine has brown-darkened area along spine. Irregular back cover small spots. Interior clean, unmarked. Firm binding. 207 p. 21 cm. Graphically rendered cover photo in sharply contrasting B&W. Pre-WWII Fiction set in Germany; first punlished in 1935 and 1939, the two novels known as The Berlin Stories are related. Hitler was beginning his move to power in 1931. These 'fiction' works are 'dramatized ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Broadman Press., Nashville TN.
Date published: 1946
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Slight wiggle. Moderate cover soiling. Two inscriptions to Cadet Robt. Moore, from James McCollough and the author, Dec. 1947. 197 p. Tan cloth over boards. Copper-colored titles. B&W author photo portrait frontispiece. Autobiographical essays, memoirs by the President Emeritus, Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union, Virginia. Christian themes in some selections. Wicker had also served as a Baptist minister. Read More
Publisher: Horace Liveright., New York.
Date published: 1929
Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Spine tilt. Wear to book edges. Cover soiling. Interior clean. Reading copy. Binding firm. Cream paper and purple cloth binding over boards, Man & woman silhouettes in black, cover. Text in English, Italian. xvi, 299 p. 23cm. B&W photo frontispiece: Casanova sculpted bust. Silhouettes in purple, end papers. The rogue, Giacomo Casanova, has a legendary history, and this biography of his lover, Mlle. X.C.V. or Miss Giustiniana Wynne, the (legitimized) daughter of an English ... Read More
Edition: 2nd printing
Publisher: Organized by the Massachusetts College of Art., Boston.
Date published: 1991
Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Slight small spine edge rubs. Horizontal format, 11x8.5in. 88 p. Illustrated covers in green and black. Audience: General/trade. Exhibit catalogue: Artworks by witnesses and sufferers of one of the World War II Nazi concentration camps, on a touring exhibition. Biographical notes about the artists follow informing articles by a number of contributors. Read More
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York
Date published: 1920
Description: Wheelright, Rowland (16 Illustrations by). Good. No dust jacket. Spine and corner bumps. Black cover stain, 3/8ths dia. Both boards have seam tears to netting. Plate facing p.44 loose. Wobble to board binding. Clean pages. 6 p. l., 555 p. 24 cm. 16 Color Plates. Dark Blue sealed textured cloth over boards. Gold titles. A wonderful old heavy volume of adventure about 3 skilled partners, since much characterized in film. Dumas had found, while researching Louis XIV, 'Memoirs of M. d'Artagnan' by ... Read More
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publisher: Russell & Russell, Inc
Date published: 1965
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Tight, Square, Clean other than library markings. Minor spine ends and corner wear. Sticker residue, lower spine. 437 p. Includes: index, bibliography. Chronology. Appendix; Bibliography; Genealogy Tree; Index. Durable dark green cloth covered boards. Gold spine titles. Portrait frontispiece, B&W. Author Jane Austen, b. 1775-d. 1817. Appendix re: Text of Jane Austen's Novels; authors note various errors have occured w/reprinting, herein are corrections they ... Read More