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Celina or the Cats, Campos, Julieta
61 Celina or the Cats
Campos, Julieta
Pittsburgh, PA Latin American Literary Review Press 1995 0935480722 / 9780935480726 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. No creasing or curling, no chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated by Leland H. Chambers. 140 pages. 023720

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The Star Cafe, Caponegro, Mary
62 The Star Cafe
Caponegro, Mary
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1990 0-684-19113-X / 9780684191133 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 180 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the General Electric Young Writers Award, a strikingly original debut for Mary Caponegro offering three stunning stories and one breathtaking novella linked by the theme of transformation. 8vo. Short Stories. 012896

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Sartor Resartus - The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh; and The Life of Friedrich Schiller (2 books), Carlyle, Thomas
63 Sartor Resartus - The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh; and The Life of Friedrich Schiller (2 books)
Carlyle, Thomas
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1888 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Two matching volumes, one published in 1888 (Sartor Resartus) and one published in 1889 (Friedrich Schiller). Each book measures approx. 6-1/2" x 4-3/4". Floral decorated boards with burgundy cloth corners and spines, gold lettering and decoration on spines. Hint of slight wear at base of spines. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. 288 pages and 344 pages. 023703

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L
64 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375413634 / 9780375413636 First Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very slight surface wear to board edges, no bumping. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Briefly inscribed and signed, dated by author on title page. 657 pp. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sign first edition of author's fiction debut which won high acclaim from the critics. The book is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seaboard and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. 019521

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
65 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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Except the Lord, Cary, Joyce
66 Except the Lord
Cary, Joyce
New York Harper & Brothers 1953 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015158

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Cather, Willa
67 Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Cather, Willa
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with unchipped, unfaded paper title labels on cover and spine. Very slight fading to cloth on spine and mere hint of fading to spine edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper (one line & date). 295 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.50 on inner flap corner). Tiny shallow chip at base of spine and at one corner tip, one tiny closed edge tear. Very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Virginia just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. 8vo. Fiction. 013892

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Cather, Willa
68 Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Cather, Willa
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with clean unchipped, unfaded paper title labels on cover and spine. Very slight fading to cloth board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper; no other marks. 295 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip at rear corner base of spine (smaller than a pea), one very short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge, a few tiny edge nicks, hint of very light soiling/age-toning to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5-1/2" x 8". Fiction. 017188

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The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha, Cervantes, Miguel de
69 The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha
Cervantes, Miguel de
New York Modern Library 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library no. 174 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, light foxing to fore edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Previous owner note neatly penned at top edge of title page. Ozell's Revision of the Translation of Peter Motteux. 936 pages. Dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer has slight edge wear, light rubbing, short closed edge tear; small corner price clip on front inside flap. 367 titles on inverse of jacket. 024379

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The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer, Geoffrey
70 The Canterbury Tales
Chaucer, Geoffrey
New York Modern Library 1946 Second Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library 161.2 in illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name neatly stamped at top of front free endpaper, top of title page). Edited by Rev. Walter W. Skeat (the famous "Skeat" edition"), Introduction by Louis Untermeyer. 642 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), 405 titles listed on inverse of jacket; no chips, very light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026417

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World of Apples, Cheever, John
71 World of Apples
Cheever, John
New York Alfred Knopf 1973 0394483464 / 9780394483467 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black 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 marks. 174 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018762

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The Crab Nebula, Chevillard, Eric
72 The Crab Nebula
Chevillard, Eric
Lincoln, Nebraska / London University of Nebraska Press 1997 0803263708 / 9780803263703 First Paperback Near Fine No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean softcover book, as new. No chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 126 pp. Translated by Jordan Stump and Eleanor Hardin. 020173

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Romantic Affinities - Portraits from an Age 1780-1830, Christiansen, Rupert
73 Romantic Affinities - Portraits from an Age 1780-1830
Christiansen, Rupert
New York G. P. Putnam 1988 0399133100 / 9780399133107 First Hardback Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 262 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, hint of slight browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "A highly readable, thoroughly exhilarating combination of Lit. crit. and history which will outshine all existing textbooks on the Romantic Age...It breathes life into classic writers and the tumultuous times in which they worked." - Val Hennessy, Daily Mail 025726

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Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning, Clarke, Helen A.
74 Browning's England: A Study of English Influences in Browning
Clarke, Helen A.
New York The Baker and Taylor Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with clean, unchipped color illustrated paste-on illustration on front cover. Slight wear to corners and edges at top and bottom of spine, corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription at top margin of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Literature. 014950

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001, Clarke, I. F.
75 The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001
Clarke, I. F.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Basic Books, Inc. 1979 0-465-05457-9 / 9780465054572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green title box, bright 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. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which explores the expectations for the future of science and technology, through literature and science fiction. 8vo. Science. 015512

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Spaniard, Clavel, Bernard
76 The Spaniard
Clavel, Bernard
Chicago Regnery 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, translated from the French by W. G. Corp. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumpinig or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), slight hint of age-toning and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019560

Price: 25.00 USD
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Commmentary on Shakespeare's Richard III, Clemen, W.H
77 Commmentary on Shakespeare's Richard III
Clemen, W.H
Great Britain Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1968 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 247 pgs. with index. Very clean dustjacket has corner clip at lower corner of front flap (UK price is still present), no chips or tears, slight edgewear with dustjacket's clear coat from manufacturer lifting slightly. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Shakespeare. 010151

Price: 80.00 USD
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)
78 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain)
New York Heritage Press 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Heritage Press edition in original slipcase, with publisher's Sandglass pamphlet enclosed. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with line illustration on cover, beige cloth spine with red lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. With an Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Illustrations by Honore Guilbeau. 275 pages. Size approx. 8" x 11-1/2". Paper-covered boards are clean but have some edge chipping. 027068

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The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only), Clement, Clara Erskine
79 The Eternal City - Rome - Its Religions, Monuments, Literature and Art (Volume II only)
Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely decorated binding. This is Volume II only of a 2-volume set. Smooth white cloth boards with blue lettering and line border, gold decoration on cover and spine. Bevelled edges. No bumping or wear; small faint stain to upper corner of rear board, otherwise very clean. Gilt top page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Frontispiece photograph of the Castle of Sant Angelo with printed tissue guard. Illustrated with drawings, additional photographs with tissue guards. 831 pages with index. 027485

Price: 20.00 USD
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Heaven and Earth, Coccioli, Carlo
80 Heaven and Earth
Coccioli, Carlo
New York Prentice Hall 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page in clean original jacket. Clean brown tweed boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 318 pp. Translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; has tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (1/4" max.), slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019671

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