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Where Music Comes From, Alexanian, Nubar
1 Where Music Comes From
Alexanian, Nubar
Dewi Lewis Publishing 1996 189923506X / 9781899235063 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket and clean slipcase, and original box. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 96 pp. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean dustjacket is unworn, no chips or tears. In original black slipcase in excellent condition, and in original silver cardboard box. 020921

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Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931, Anderson, Sherwood
2 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

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Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites, Austin, Lewis
3 Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites
Austin, Lewis
Yale University Press 1975 0300018614 / 9780300018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. 197 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The effects of traditionally conditioned Japanese attitudes and expectations about hierarchy, personalism, and community--and of the American biases toward equality, legalism, and personal isolation--are explored in the patterns of group behavior and decision-making that predominate in each culture. 027042

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Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll, Blake, Kathleen
4 Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll
Blake, Kathleen
Ithaca, NY/London Cornell University Press 1974 0 8014 0834 2 / 9780801408342 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, with two faint water spots on spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The importance of games in Victorian life, and how games give form to Lewis Carroll's stories. 8vo. Literature. 009138

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The Poems of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert
5 The Poems of Robert Browning
Browning, Robert
New York Heritage Press 1971 Hard Cover Fine Fine Slipcase Jacket Peter Reddick, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wood engravings by Peter Reddick. 299 pgs. with index. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Clean sturdy original slipcase is unfaded, unchipped, no cracking. Poems selected, edited & introduced by C. Day Lewis. Poetry. 012606

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Carroll, Lewis
6 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Carroll, Lewis
New York Random House 1946 Special Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Tenniel, Fritz Kredel, illustrators 
Two hardcover books in original slipcase, published in 1946. Decorated paper-covered boards are clean, no wear, with red and blue cloth bindings, black title boxes with gold lettering. Slightest hint of spine fade. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. John Tenniel illustrations colored by Fritz Kredel. Each book has rectangular color illustration of Alice in action on cover. Slipcase has some cracking along top edge which has been carefully re-glued, paper covering of slipcase is quite clean with a clean unchipped illustrated title label; a few tiny rubs to edges. 027119

Price: 175.00 USD
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Useful and Instructive Poetry, Carroll, Lewis
7 Useful and Instructive Poetry
Carroll, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first printing in original dust jacket. Cream paper covered boards with blue and red lettering, gold illustration on cover. Some age-toning; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lewis Carroll with an Introduction by Derek Hudson. 45 pages. Dust jacket has a little wear at corners, slight age-toning, price clipped front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023027

Price: 14.00 USD
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Frank Armstrong's Second Term, Colton, Matthew M.
8 Frank Armstrong's Second Term
Colton, Matthew M.
New York Hurst & Company 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Martin Lewis, Illustrator 
Clean decorated binding with some bubbling to cloth. Blue-gray ribbed cloth boards with red, white and black baseball player on cover in mid-pitch, player with bat in hand on spine. Bright red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. All lettering and decoration crisp and unworn. Tiny pin-head spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. With four original illustrations by Martin Lewis. 318 pages. 023019

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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
9 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
10 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
11 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
257 pgs. VG Clean brown cloth boards. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Pages clean and bright. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. A study of vanishing primitive cultures, including the Masai, the Pygmies, the Eskimos, Australia's Aborigines, and more.Anthropology. 002229

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
12 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, hint of edgewear at top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed one-page transcript of Lowell Thomas Tape on "The Twilight of the Primitive" book review laid in. A distinguished explorer revisits the people he has long known and loved. 8vo. Anthropology. 006326

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
13 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

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Tarry Thou Till I Come, Croly, George
14 Tarry Thou Till I Come
Croly, George
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1901 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Decorated American Trade Binding (signed binding - GWE monogram - George Wharton Edwards). Thulstrup Illustrated Edition (twenty full page illustrations by T. de Thulstrup). Clean red ribbed cloth boards with elaborate gold and green decoration on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound (no cracking), but title page is partially loosened. Color frontispiece with printed tissue guard, twenty additional full page black & white illustrations with printed tissue guards. Previous owner inscription and initials beautifully penned on front free endpaper, dated November 4, 1901. Introductory letter by Gen. Lewis Wallace. 588 pages with Appendix. 027117

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The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland, Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert
15 The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert
Cambridge, Massachusetts Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2015 0674967798 / 9780674967793 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold boards with tan cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small name and date crossed out at top corner edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. Black and white illustrations. 488 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027429

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The Magic Never Ends: The Life And Works Of C.S. Lewis, Duncan, John Ryan
16 The Magic Never Ends: The Life And Works Of C.S. Lewis
Duncan, John Ryan
New York Thomas Nelson 2001 0849917182 / 9780849917189 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition, gift quality. Very clean yellow boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 189 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An illustrated profile of one of the twentieth century's most influential writers. 026799

Price: 18.00 USD
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Tales of the Gold Rush, Harte, Bret
17 Tales of the Gold Rush
Harte, Bret
New York Heritage Press 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Fletcher Martin, Illustrator 
Very clean unworn book in unworn slipcase. Illustrated by Fletcher Martin, with an Introduction by Oscar Lewis. Clean gold marbled paper-covered boards with yellow cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No fading 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. "Sandglass" pamphlet still enclosed (no. 8H). 223 pages. Slipcase is covered in woodgrain-like paper, no wear, no cracking. 026516

Price: 40.00 USD
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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
18 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

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Lewis Rand, Johnston, Mary
19 Lewis Rand
Johnston, Mary
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket F. C. Yohn, illustrator 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1908" on copyright page, 1908 on title page. Clean golden brown cloth boards ( tiny spot on rear board corner - smaller than a pea), with blind-stamped decoration, unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece with clean tissue guard; frontispiece plus three additional color plates by F. C. Yohn. 510 pp. 020305

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20 The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book
Lewis, Alfred Allan
New York MacMillan 1974 Fourth Printing Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Well illustrated in color and black & white (over 300 illustrations). The techniques, patterns and designs of the famous West Virginia cooperative. Clean bright dustjacket has two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts. WARD01512

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