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A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, miscellaneous
1 A New Anthology of Modern Poetry
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New York Modern Library 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G46 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. G4. Stated "First Modern Library Giant Edition - 1939". Clean red cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, black title box and gold torchrunner on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, black top-stained upper page edges. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Selden Rodman. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. 268 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collection includes poems by E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Hart Crane, Paul Engle, James Joyce, Carl Sandburg and many more outstanding poets. 023061

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American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3), Miscellaneous
2 American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3)
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New York American Book Collector 1985 Magazine Very Good+ 
American Book Collector Magazine (Volume 6/ Number 3 / New Series) - May/June 1985. Containing articles, news and reviews for the book collector. This issue features an Edward Gorey bibliographical checklist, and an article by Madeleine B. Stern on "Henry Stevens: "G.M.B." - a famous bookseller from the state of Vermont in the 19th century, among others. 68 pages. Magazine is clean (very slight age toning), with a few tiny edge nicks/ small closed edge tears. 023710

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An Anthology of New Hampshire Poetry, Miscellaneous
3 An Anthology of New Hampshire Poetry
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Manchester, NH New Hampshire Federation of Women's Clubs 1938 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (November, 1938) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of New Hampshire scenes. Compiled and edited by "The Committee" - Edith Haskell Tappan, Grace Holbrook Blood, Corinne Brown Ordway, Eleanor Vinton. 208 pages. Dust jacket slightly trimmed, has chip at top front panel edge, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024116

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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
4 Best American Humorous Short Stories
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New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

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Better Living Booklets for Parents and Teachers (12 softcover volumes complete in box), Miscellaneous
5 Better Living Booklets for Parents and Teachers (12 softcover volumes complete in box)
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New York Science Research Associates, Inc. / Grolier 1952 softcover Very Good+ 
12 softbound booklets in excellent condition in original box. Titles include: Helping Brothers and Sisters Get Along; Self-Understanding, A First Step to Understanding Children; Exploring Children's Interests; Emotional Problems of Growing Up; Your Children's Manners; Helping Children Talk Better; Helping Children Understand Sex; When Children Face Crises; How to Live With Children; Mental Abilities of Children; Why Children Misbehave; Fears of Children. All clean, unmarked, uncreased. Clean sturdy original box with unchipped labels, closed crack to one corner edge of lid. 018539

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Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature (six volumes), Miscellaneous
6 Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature (six volumes)
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London Bloomsbury 1994 Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Complete six volume set of Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature, including: The Renaissance From 1500 to 1660; Augustan Literature From 1660 to1789; Romantic Literature From 1790 to 1830; Victorian Literature From 1830 to 1900; The Twentieth Century From 1900 to the Present Day; The Novel From its Origins to the Present Day. All in fine condition in fine dust jackets which are unchipped, unworn, unclipped. Clean unworn black cloth bindings with gold lettering on spines. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Each has statement on copyright page as follows: "This edition published in 1994 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2 Soho Square, London W1V 6HB." No additional printings listed. Combines critical essays on understanding the literature with A to Z section of detailed entries, references to, and bibliographies for, major authors; plot summaries and critical discussion of principal works; glossaries of important literary terms; and supplementary theoretical background material and chronology. 021829

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Coridon's Song and Other Verses, miscellaneous
7 Coridon's Song and Other Verses
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London Macmillan 1894 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and elaborate illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean dark green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 1894 on title page; introduction dated 1894; no additional printings listed. Illustrations by Hugh Thomas, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Introduction by Austin Dobson. 163 pp. A lovely book, illustrated with beautiful drawings. Verses include: Coridon's Song; The Angler's Song; Who Liveth So Merry; Come Sweet Lass; Morning in London; A Journey to Exeter; How Happy Could I be With Either; A Hunting We Will Go; Oh! Dear! What Can the Matter Be!; Sir Dilberry Diddle. 019210

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Crimes of the 20th Century, Miscellaneous
8 Crimes of the 20th Century
Miscellaneous
New York Crescent 1991 0517052466 / 9780517052464 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean glossy boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 320 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Large format (approx. size: 9-1/2" x 11"). 024323

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9 Danger: Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense from the Saturday Evening Post
Miscellaneous
Curtis Publishing Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of superficial corner wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 368 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exciting stories of murder and intrigue by Agatha Christie, Geoffrey Household, Martha Albrand, Shirley Jackson, Richard Stern, and others. 8vo. Mystery. 010893

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Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine, Miscellaneous
10 Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine
Miscellaneous
Pittstown, NJ Main Street Press 1986 1-55562-002-7 / 9781555620028 First Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean and bright full-color stiff wraps--a parody of "Vogue" with dogs as models. No chipping or creasing. Unread condition. 96 pgs. with full color and black & white layouts. 8-1/2 x 11". Humor. 007291

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11 Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 94 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. 721 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), edgewear and several small chips. 292 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023329

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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
12 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

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Great German Short Novels and Stories, Miscellaneous
13 Great German Short Novels and Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1952 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 108 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with red top stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with an Introduction, by Victor Lange Professor of German Language and Literature, Cornell University. 486 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top spine edge (max. 1/4"). 362 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026341

Price: 18.00 USD
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Great Tales of the American West, Miscellaneous
14 Great Tales of the American West
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 238. Second Modern Library edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Harry E. Maule. 361 pages. Clean dust jacket with yellow lettering on cover and spine is unchipped, very slight edge wear, large price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. 316 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024050

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Handbook on Herbs, Miscellaneous
15 Handbook on Herbs
Miscellaneous
Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1980 Fourteenth Printing softcover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with staple binding. No chipping or creasing, clean, with very light age toning and small previous owner name at top edge of cover. 96 pp. illustrated with black and white photographs. A Special Printing of Plants & Gardens, Vol. 14, No. 2 #27. 019833

Price: 10.00 USD
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Medieval Romances, Miscellaneous
16 Medieval Romances
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1958 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited by Roger Sherman Loomis and Laura Hibbard Loomis. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no chips, slightest hint of edge wear. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023622

Price: 15.00 USD
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Moorish Literature, Malayan Literature; Chinese Literature, Arabian Literature; Turkish Literature; Babylonian and Assyrian Literature, Armenian Literature; Persian Literature (Volume 1); Persian Literature (Volume II), Japanese Literature - set of SIX 3/4 leather bound volumes, Miscellaneous
17 Moorish Literature, Malayan Literature; Chinese Literature, Arabian Literature; Turkish Literature; Babylonian and Assyrian Literature, Armenian Literature; Persian Literature (Volume 1); Persian Literature (Volume II), Japanese Literature - set of SIX 3/4 leather bound volumes
Miscellaneous
London / New York The Colonial Press 1900 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely set of six books with red, gold and cream marbled boards, red morroco leather spines and corners, stamped gold lettering and small decorations on spine. Very clean, all bindings tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Very slight edge chipping to marbled boards, all leather in great shape with small shallow chip at top spine edge of only one volume. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or marks - all pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Printed on quality paper. Sepia frontispiece illustration with printed tissue guard in each book, several additional color illustrations. 027350

Price: 120.00 USD
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New Voices in the American Theatre, Miscellaneous
18 New Voices in the American Theatre
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New York Modern Library 1970 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 258 in clean dustjacket. Toledano binding no. 14. Clean blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine, "ml" logo blind-stamped on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, heavy ink-stamping on front free endpaper. Foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes plays by Tenessee Williams, Arthur Miller, William Inge, George Axelrod, Robert Anderson, Herman Wouk. 559 pp. Dustjacket is clean, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020853

Price: 12.00 USD
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Prince of Darkness, Miscellaneous
19 Prince of Darkness
Miscellaneous
London Rider and Co. 1951 Second printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing in unclipped dustjacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner address label on front free endpaper. 250 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book on witchcraft, sorceries and cults by various authors, including: Dorothy Sayers; Sax Rohmer; Saki; Algernon Blackwood; John Buchan, and more. 020008

Price: 15.00 USD
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Quarto-Millenary - The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of The Limited Editions Club, Miscellaneous
20 Quarto-Millenary - The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of The Limited Editions Club
Miscellaneous
New York The Limited Editions Club 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Limited Edition (this is "Office Copy" of 2,250 copies) in slipcase. Clean red cloth boards with black leather decorative medallion in center of front board, black leather spine with red label, gold lettering. Bevelled edges. No fraying, fading, or wear; very slight dents to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations in full color and black and white by the likes of Arthur Rackham, Matisse, and other greats. 295 pages with index. In original slipcase (black paper covered boards with red label) -- cracking to paper along one long edge. 023586

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