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Too Far Afield, Gunter Grass
181 Too Far Afield
Gunter Grass
New York Harcourt 2000 0151002304 / 9780151002306 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated), first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 658 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (30.00/45.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A novel that explores the reunification of Germany and what it means, for Germans, for Europeans, for the world...laced with pain and humor in equal measure. 023344

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Azeet, Paratrooper Dog, Gur, General Motta
182 Azeet, Paratrooper Dog
Gur, General Motta
Nashville / New York Thomas Nelson, Inc. 1972 0840762526 / 9780840762528 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Ron Dorfman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Ron Dorfman. 131 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two 1" closed tears to rear panel, tiny closed edge tear at top of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dog stories abound in childen's literature, but the true stories in this book are unlike any others, for they tell of the unusual exploits of Azeet, a beautiful German Shepherd who became a member of an Israeli army paratroop unit and served in a border patrol in thge Middle East. Azeet repeatedly demonstrates her extraordinary sensory powers, her unflinching courage, and her canny intelligence. 025151

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The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Gurteen, S. Humphreys
183 The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King
Gurteen, S. Humphreys
New York and London G. P. Putnam's 1895 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners, very light surface wear to upper and lower spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 437 pages with index. 021913

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184 Essays on the Greek Romances
Haight, Elizabeth Hazelton
New York Longmans Green & Co. 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Red top-stained page edges. 208 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slight edgewear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Literature. 011144

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185 The Early Life of Thomas Hardy 1840-1891; The Later Years of Thomas Hardy 1892-1928 (Two Volumes)
Hardy, Florence Emily
New York MacMillan 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Two Volumes complete, both first editions. The Early Life of Thomas Hardy 1840-1891 published 1928 (1928 on title page; "Set up and electrotyped. Published November, 1928" on copyright page); 327 pgs. with index. The Later Years of Thomas Hardy 1892-1928 published 1930 (1930 on title page; "Set up and electrotyped. Published April, 1930" on copyright page); 289 pgs. with index. Both volumes bound in clean green cloth, stamped gilt lettering on covers and spines. Very slight bumping to base of spine cloth; no fraying or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book; no other marks. Frontis illustration in each book with clean tissue guard. Both volumes generously illustrated with black & white photographs. 6-1/2" x 9-3/4". Biography. 017320

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
186 The Scarlet Letter
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
New York Modern Library 1946 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Modern Library No. 93 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very tiny nick at base of rear board (pinhead in size). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Red top stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper and at top edge of title page. Introduction by William Lyon Phelps. 303 pages. Jacket is tattered, but not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has numerous chips and tears, small previous owner name near top of front panel, fading and chips to spine. 329 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023113

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Twice Told Tales, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
187 Twice Told Tales
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
New York Heritage Press 1966 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Slipcase Jacket Valenti Angelo, Illust. 
Imacculately clean decorated boards with beige cloth spine, gray title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 411 pgs. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. Selected and introduced by Wallace Stegner. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in original clean slipcase ( no fading, cracking or chipping, tiny dent at one fore edge). Literature. 012649

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188 Books, Children & Men
Hazard, Paul (translated By Marguerite Mitchell)
Boston The Horn Book, Inc. 1944 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on back of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight browning to spine, a few small edge chips & closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive analysis of children's literature. 8 vo.. Books on Books. 011068

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Florentine Nights, Heine, Heinrich
189 Florentine Nights
Heine, Heinrich
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Felix De Gray, Illustrator 
3/4 green leather with raised bands and gold lettering & decoration on spine, color marbled paper boards with clean marbled endpapers. First Edition thus ("This edition First Published in 1927" on copyright page). No names, writing or marks. Light edge wear to boards, no cracking, no tears. Binding is tight & square, solid. Pages are clean and unmarked. Twelve beautiful tipped in illustrations in gorgeous color by Felix De Gray, each with clean printed tissue guard. From the Translation by Charles Godfrey Leland. 80 pages. 021076

Price: 100.00 USD
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Poems of Heinrich Heine, Heine, Heinrich
190 Poems of Heinrich Heine
Heine, Heinrich
New York Heritage Press 1957 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Fritz Kredel, Illustrator 
Very clean blue decorated boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 297 pgs. with index of first lines. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Selected, translated and introduced by Louis Untermeyer. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in clean original slipcase (no cracking or chipping, tiny tear to paper at one corner). Poetry. 012637

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The Garden of Eden, Hemingway, Ernest
191 The Garden of Eden
Hemingway, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1986 0-684-18693-4 / 9780684186931 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean tan boards with black lettering on beige spine. Author's name blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright, with faint dust-speckling to edges; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. 247 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014255

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Torrents of Spring, Hemingway, Ernest
192 The Torrents of Spring
Hemingway, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First Edition with 1926 on title and copyright page, Scribner seal on copyright page. Greenish black cloth boards are quite clean, with orange lettering on cover and spine. Very tiny spots of wear to three corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small "x" at top corner of front free endpaper; no other writing or marks. Very last page has angled piece of right side margin torn away from rough page cutting. 143 pages. 028178

Price: 1200.00 USD
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The Pushcart Prize X: Best of the Small Presses 1985-86, Henderson, Bill (Editor)
193 The Pushcart Prize X: Best of the Small Presses 1985-86
Henderson, Bill (Editor)
Wainscott, New York, U.S.A. Pushcart Press 1985 0-916366-37-5 / 9780916366377 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Edited by Bill Henderson. Introduction by George Plimpton. Poetry Editors: Stanley Plumly, William Stafford. Clean yellow-gold boards with black and gold lettering on gray cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Dustjacket title is slightly faded onto front board. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 499 pgs. with index and contributor's notes. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Literature. 014294

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A Night in A Moorish Harem, Herbert, Lord Goerge
194 A Night in A Moorish Harem
Herbert, Lord Goerge
Paris Isidore Liseux 1888 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover book in plain beige wraps (size: approx. 6" x 8") with printed dust jacket (title lettering on cover and spine, small decoration, date and place of publication). Light soiling to jacket, a few closed edge tears. Book is sturdy, pages are clean. 1888 (Paris) on title page. Uneven (deckled) page edges. 143 pages. 023559

Price: 50.00 USD
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195 Lucy, Perhaps
Hitchcock, Alfred M.
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1935 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean blue cloth boards with silver title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED on title page by author (not the Alfred Hitchcock of movie fame). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at top of spine (1/2" depth), slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author of "Bread Loaf Talks on Teaching Composition," and many other successful books on the teaching of rhetoric and literature, illustrates in this volume of short stories the theories that he has for many years taught his own students. For the most part his stories are told against a New England background of hills, mountains, and seacoast, and contain many characterizations done with sympathy and gentle humor. 8vo. Short Stories. 016583

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The Professor at the Breakfast Table with the Story of Iris, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
196 The Professor at the Breakfast Table with the Story of Iris
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1902 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Gilt top edges. Red ribbon page marker. Frontispiece illustration by Frank T. Merrill with clean tissue guard; additional full page illustrations. Decorative title page with red lettering. With an Introduction by Richard Burton. 333 pages with index. 026237

Price: 38.00 USD
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The Odyssey of Homer, Homer (Richmond Lattimore, Translator)
197 The Odyssey of Homer
Homer (Richmond Lattimore, Translator)
New York Harper & Row 1967 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated and with an Introduction by Richmond Lattimore. 374 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and fading to spine and rear top edge, a few tiny nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Considered the best ODYSSEY in modern English. 028237

Price: 25.00 USD
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Heroines of Fiction (Two volumes complete), Howells, W. D.
198 Heroines of Fiction (Two volumes complete)
Howells, W. D.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jackets Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing of two beautiful volumes (complete). Decorated American trade bindings. Moss green ribbed cloth boards with gold and red decorative lettering on covers of each book, gold lettering on spine. Slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper text block page edges. Previous owner name penned lavishly on front free endpaper of each volume - no other marks. With illustations by H. C. Christy, A. I. Keller, and others, including lovely frontispieces with clean tissue guards. Volume 1 - 239 pages; Volume 2 - 274 pages. A lovely two volume set you will be proud to own. Includes heroines from Emile Bronte's works, Hawthorne's, Jane Austen's, Dickens and more. Beautiful illustrations throughout. 026123

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The Rise of Silas Lapham, Howells, William Dean
199 The Rise of Silas Lapham
Howells, William Dean
New York Modern Library 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 277.1 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with dark green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pp. Introduction by Henry Hayden Clark. Dustjacket is clean (slightly age-toned), price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 1" deep chip at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at top panel edge; 358 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020454

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A Leaf in the Wind: Travels in Africa, Hudson, Peter
200 A Leaf in the Wind: Travels in Africa
Hudson, Peter
New York Walker & Co. 1988 0-8027-1098-0 / 9780802710987 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no bumping; binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with no names, writing or marks. 267 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with slightest hint of wear to top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book--a vivid description of the people and places during a year spent exploring in Africa. 8vo. Africa. 015216

Price: 30.00 USD
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