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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
1 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Confessions of an English Opium Eater, de Quincy, Thomas
2 The Confessions of an English Opium Eater
de Quincy, Thomas
New York Hartsdale House 1932 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Laurence W. Chaves, Illustrator 
First Edition thus in clean dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with decoration on cover, brown lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Haunting illustrations by Laurence W. Chaves. 228 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap (partial $ sign showing). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The strange, bizarre and fantastic tale of De Quincy's struggle with the opium habit. Begun because of a chronic ailment, De Quincy soon found himself in the grip of the drug for its pleasurable effects. This is the story of his struggle against the drug, his experiences while taking it. The illustrations by Laurence W. Chaves have the quality of the wild dreams about which De Quincy wrote. 026269

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Uncalled, Dunbar, Paul Laurence
3 The Uncalled
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
New York Dodd Mead 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE monogram at lower edge of front cover - George Wharton Edwards). Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Copyright date 1898 by Dodd, Mead and Company; title page - Dodd, Mead and Company 1899. Binding B, with author's name spelled correctly on front cover. 255 pages. 024143

Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Hot Shots
Gough, Laurence
New York The Viking Press 1990 0-670-83014-3 / 9780670830145 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No remainder marks. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 009526

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Raid - A Biography of Harpers Ferry, Greene, Laurence
5 The Raid - A Biography of Harpers Ferry
Greene, Laurence
New York Henry Holt 1953 First Hardcover Very Good + good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with orange and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 246 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has edge wear, corner chips, and some yellowed clear reinforcement tape at top and bottom spine edges and for a a short ways along bottom front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a decisive moment in American history, seen by the victims of John Brown's raiders at Harpers Ferry. 020686

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Saturday Book - 16, Hadfield, John (Editor)
6 The Saturday Book - 16
Hadfield, John (Editor)
London Hutchinson & Company 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket and BOX. The sixteenth annual issue of THE SATURDAY BOOK. Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers, with tasteful oval previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration "The Proposal" by Sir David Scott. Beautifully illustrated with drawings, photographs and color prints. Four colour plates engraved and printed by the Grout Engraving company, Ltd. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a 2" closed tear near spine fold, is not price clipped (30s.net on front inside flap). In original illustrated sturdy box which is clean and bright, with tiny scrape to one corner, a little cracking at two lid corners, repaired with tape.. Contributions by many well known authors and artists, including Evelyn Waugh, Robert Gibbings, Laurence Whistler and many more. Subjects include poetry, exquisite crafts, ghost stories, travel, English fashion for men, courtship in clay, collectible snuff boxes, and more. 023677

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7 King John of Jingalo: The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties
Housman, Laurence
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
First Edition with "A" on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. 416 pgs. 008697

Price: 8.00 USD
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Stories from the Arabian Nights, Housman, Laurence
8 Stories from the Arabian Nights
Housman, Laurence
New York George H. Doran n.d. Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Edmund Dulac, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 16 color plates (including color frontispiece of Scheherazade) and black and white drawings by Edmund Dulac.237 pages. Dustjacket is clean but has considerable edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the George H. Doran Company's "The Golden Years of Childhood" series of child classics illustrated by famous artists. 022044

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Love Concealed, Housman, Laurence
9 The Love Concealed
Housman, Laurence
London Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean, solid first edition. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Printed on high quality paper with deckled edges. Pages are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 115 pages. 024869

Price: 15.00 USD
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The 100 Most Notable Cornellians, Kramnick, Isaac; Moore, R. Laurence; Altschuler, Glenn C.
10 The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
Kramnick, Isaac; Moore, R. Laurence; Altschuler, Glenn C.
Ithaca, NY Cornell Univ Press 2003 0801439582 / 9780801439582 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 254 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018234

Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Assignment
Leamer, Laurence
New York The Dial Press 1981 0-8037-0266-3 / 9780803702660 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 211 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Journalist sent out on assignment in South America in this fast-paced, dramatic novel. 009855

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Illustrated Cider with Rosie, Lee, Laurie
12 The Illustrated Cider with Rosie
Lee, Laurie
New York Crown Publishers 1984 0517555298 / 9780517555293 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded green cloth boards with white polka dots, blind-stamped lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with sepia photographs, full color art. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has one very small corner chip, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Laurie Lee's matchless memories of his childhood growing up in a tiny Cotswold village in the early 1920s. The illustrations in this beautiful new edition speak for themselves, but among them are some special teasures--a handful of precious photographs of that time and place preserved by the author for over fifty years, and carefully reproduced in their original sepia tones. Laurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE (26 June 1914 – 13 May 1997) was an English poet, novelist and screenwriter, who was brought up in the small village of Slad in Gloucestershire. This is his most famous work, originally published in UK in 1959. 026779

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Blind: A Play in Four Acts, Oliver, Laurence
13 Blind: A Play in Four Acts
Oliver, Laurence
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean decorated green paper covered boards with green cloth spine, clean orange paste-on label on cover (unchipped), clean orange label on spine has corner chip. No fraying, very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 130 pgs. Approx. 6" x 8". Play. 012525

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Nose on My Face, Payne, Laurence
14 The Nose on My Face
Payne, Laurence
New York MacMillan 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning), with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A detective novel introducing Inspector Sam Birkett who records the case with verve and feeling, and Sergeant Saunders who was at his side through all its intricate excitement. The scene is set in London and London's river. The first body is on page one. 8vo. Mystery. 015695

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The Mystery of the Yellow Tie, Smith, Laurence Dwight
15 The Mystery of the Yellow Tie
Smith, Laurence Dwight
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Paul Laune, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and sping. Very light surface wear to spine corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Paul Laune. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchippedf, has several short closed edge tears, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A "Spotlight Books for Boys" mystery. 8 Vo. Boys Fiction. 016666

Price: 35.00 USD
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16 A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
Sterne, Laurence
New York Three Sirens Press 1930 Cloth Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Mahlon Blaine, Illust. 
Blue-green cloth boards with very little wear, but sunning to spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Illustrations by Mahlon Blaine. 192 pgs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Erotica. WARD01631

Price: 10.00 USD
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