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Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set), Euripides
21 Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set)
Euripides
NY / Cincinnati / Chicago American Book Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Two volumes (one and two) from a three volume set (Harper Greek and Latin texts). All text in Greek language. Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with very little wear. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/4" Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 023926

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22 Laugh and Live
Fairbanks, Douglas
New York Britton Publishing Co. 1917 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover (face of Douglas Fairbanks), black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Neatly penned P/O name and date on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 190 pgs. 005642

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Sister Age, Fisher, M.F.K.
23 Sister Age
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1983 0-394-53066-7 / 9780394530666 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in unclipped jacket. Clean pale gray boards with clean beige cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean maroon top-stained page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 243 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slightest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of fifteen remarkable stories the author wrote over the years about the art of aging and living and dying. 018433

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The Great Soul Trial, Fuller, John G.
24 The Great Soul Trial
Fuller, John G.
New York Macmillan 1969 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards, faint soiling to rear board, with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with hint of yellowing to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 405 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the full story of the famous "Ghost Trial of the Century," involving serious and reputable scientists in the search for what happens to man after death. 018293

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Darke, Gekoski, Rick
25 Darke
Gekoski, Rick
United Kingdom Canongate Books 2017 1786892286 / 9781786892287 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped 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 and bright with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rich in ideas and feeling, Rick Gekoski's debut novel is provocative and timely. With scalding prose, ruthless intelligence and an unforgettably vivid protagonist, it faces some of the greatest, most uncomfortable questions about how we choose to live, and how to die. 026759

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You Can Master Life, Gilkey, James Gordon
26 You Can Master Life
Gilkey, James Gordon
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, published September, 1934 in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names,writing or marks. 186 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 at to of front inside flap), small corner clip at bottom of front inside flap. Age-toning to spine, slight age-toning to front and rear panel; very shallow wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book - a guide to mastering the problems of life by pastor of the South Congregational Church of Springfield, Massachusetts who was a regular speaker at many of the colleges and preparatory schools throughout the East. Dr. Gilkey was one of the first ministers in New England to send out sermons by radio - from 1923 to 1932 the morning service from his church was broadcastregularly through Stations WBZ and WBZA. 025129

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Forms and Substances in the Arts (French Literature Series (Normal, Ill.).), Gilson, Etienne
27 Forms and Substances in the Arts (French Literature Series (Normal, Ill.).)
Gilson, Etienne
Dalkey Archive Press 2001 1564782549 / 9781564782540 First Paperback 
First paperback edition in as new condition. Very clean & tight, no wear, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 282 pp. with index. 020187

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Proverbs of Arabia - Little Blue Book No. 121, Haldeman-Julius, E. (Editor)
28 Proverbs of Arabia - Little Blue Book No. 121
Haldeman-Julius, E. (Editor)
Girard, Kansas Haldeman-Julius 1924 First softcover Very Good+ 
Little Blue Book No. 121 - small (3-1/2" x 5") softbound booklet with stapled binding. No creasing or wear. 32 pgs. Very light soiling to cover (light foxing to edges), pages are clean but slightly tanned; no names, writing or marks. One of the scarcer "Little Blue Books." 018153

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29 Twilights and Dawn: Four Allegorical Myths
Hidalgo-Briceno, Miguel
New York The Julian Press, Inc. 1972 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lightning bolts on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Black endpapers. Very small previoius owner label (size of return address label) on front fixed endpaper. 309 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very small (1/4" or less) closed tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Philosophy. 007281

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30 Wild Ginger: Gleams from Many Camp-fires (Wood Sorrel and Sweet Cicely - Stories of Many Types - New to the Printer's Types)
Hoover, Matt
New York Broadway Publishing Co. 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue/purple boards with black & white paste-on mountain illustration on cover, red line border, gilt and red lettering. Boards are clean and bright (faint thumb size spot on rear board). Cover illustration clean and unchipped. Binding is tight, with cracking at front hinge which has been neatly reinforced. Frontis fold-out photograph ("On the French River"). Cover lettering is bright and unchipped. 36 illustrations. Previous owner name in ink on front free endpaper, list of names in light pencil on back of frontis photograph. 346 pgs. Pages are clean and bright. 8vo. Nature. 007061

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Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses, Hubbard, Elbert
31 Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses
Hubbard, Elbert
East Aurora Roycrofters Press 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (some chipping to lettering on spine). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Sepia frontis portrait of Elbert Hubbard. Brown satin ribbon bookmark. 143 pgs. Printed by The Roycrofters at their shops in East Aurora, Erie County, New York. 8vo. Inspirational. 014947

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32 The Philosophy of Elbert Hubbard
Hubbard, Elbert
New York William H. Wise & Co. 1939 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007096

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Science of Survival, Hubbard, L. Ron
33 Science of Survival
Hubbard, L. Ron
Bridge Publications 2007 978-1-4031-4485 Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
AS NEW - fine in fine dustjacket. Very clean bright red faux leather boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 729 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no wear, no tears. In clean unread condition. Dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 015880

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The heel of Achilles:  Essays 1968-1973, Koestler, Arthur
34 The heel of Achilles: Essays 1968-1973
Koestler, Arthur
New York Random House 1975 0394495969 / 9780394495965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line in clean unclipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow boards with unfaded black spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 273 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with 1/4" closed tear at top spine corner edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019783

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Adventures in Insight, Kohn, Harold E.
35 Adventures in Insight
Kohn, Harold E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan William B. Eerdmans 1967 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge, some water-staining to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of the nearly fifty brief chapters points the reader not only to a new understanding about himself and the world of nature around him, but also to a deeper grasp and appreciation of one's relationship to God. 024500

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My Father's House, Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr.
36 My Father's House
Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr.
New York Random House 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean maroon boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 239 pgs. + epilogue. Dustjacket is clean (hint of soiling to back panel), not price clipped, a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Family. 009655

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37 My Study Fire
Mabie, Hamilton Wright
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1893 Cloth Bds Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
302 pgs. Green cloth with gold lettering and decoration. Very clean, tight book. Owner's bookplate inside. 001256

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Mountain Paths, Maeterlinck, Maurice
38 Mountain Paths
Maeterlinck, Maurice
New York Dodd Mead 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Lovely clean First Edition, with 1919 on title page and on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding. Clean unfaded ribbed green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear boards and spine, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. 309 pgs. Essays Maurice Maeterlinck philosophy 017648

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Cannibals and Christians, Mailer, Norman
39 Cannibals and Christians
Mailer, Norman
New York Dial Press 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue-black cloth boards with bright gold and white lettering, small white decoration on spine. Very slight bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Tipped in color photograph of Mailer's proposed "vertical city" frontispiece. 397 pgs. Clean dustjacket has very light rubbing, tiny chip at upper rear spine corner, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Norman Mailer's wide ranging views on how we live in America, with poetry and short stories added into his philosophical dialogue. 018372

Price: 25.00 USD
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Reveries of a Bachelor, Marvel, I. K.
40 Reveries of a Bachelor
Marvel, I. K.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1906 First Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with blind-stamped decoration on cover and spine surrounding full color paste-on illustration of a man and his dog enjoying a fire (no wear). Very clean light moss green ribbed cloth boards. Illustration is clean, bright and unchipped. Bright stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. with page decorations throughout and color illustrated plates by E. M. Ashe. First edition, first printing by this publisher - "October" 1906 on copyright page. Clean, bright, collectible quality. 013164

Price: 30.00 USD
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