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AND EVEN NOW
London:William Heinemann. 1920. 1st edition. ix+320pp. Hardcover. Yellow boards soiled and shelfworn, with label on spine soiled (an extra spine label is bound in at pp.320). Page edges soiled. Internally end-pages age-toned with a previous owners inscription to 1st free end-page and a bookseller ticket (Gotham Book Mart) to inside rear board, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
$40.00
ANECDOTES OF LOVE: BEING A  TRUE ACCOUNT OF THE MOST REMARKABLE EVENTS CONNECTED WITH THE HISTORY OF LOVE, IN ALL AGES AND AMONG ALL NATIONS
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald. [1858]. vi+292pp+8pp advertisements. Hardcover, no jacket. Good condition. Stamped brown cloth boards are sunfaded and worn; gilt titling and decoration to spine is faint. Dampstain affecting lower corner through p30 or so. Moderate foxing through page vi and again after p288; otherewise foxing is light and scattered.  Cocked a bit. Interior is unmarked and securely bound.  A collection of anecdotes about Love, from the historic, to the tragic, to the comic; most only a page or two.  (cfm)
$60.00
ANTINIHILISM IN THE RUSSIAN NOVEL OF THE 1860'S
The Hague:Mouton & Co. 1964. 215pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket, aside from edge points being gently bumped, are in very good, clean condition. 
$45.00
ANTOLOGIA PERSONAL
Editorial De La Universidad de Puerto Rico. 1990. 1st editiion. viii+376pp.  Softcover.  In near fine condition, inside and out.
$20.00
ARISTOPHANES' APOLOGY INCLUDING A TRANSCRIPT FROM EURIPIDES BEING THE LAST ADVENTURES OF BALAUSTION
London:Smith, Elder and Co. 1875. 366pp+1pp ads. Hardcover. Green boards lightly rubbed along spine edges, and shelfworn along edges and spine ends. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, a few penciled notes to verso of 1st free end-page and age toning to end pages, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact. 
$45.00
ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH. A MONOGRAPH
London:George Bell and Sons. 1883. 1st edition. x+333pp. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with spine ends beginning to chip and edge points gently bumped and worn to boards.  Internally, an old bookseller ticket to bottom of 1st free end-page with a previous owners penciled notation to top outside edge of verso of 1st free end-page, as well as an inked signature to the top of the title page. Otherwise, aside from light age-toning, a very good clean copy. The binding is tight but front hinge has cracked, with rear intact. 
$25.00
BACKLOG STUDIES
Cambridge:Riverside Press. 1899. 257pp. Number 110 of a limited edition of 250. Illustrations by Edmund H. Garrett. Title page designed by Bruce Rogers. Numbered and signed by the author on the copyright page.  Covers are age-toned and the spine darkened with title label edges curling. Edge points worn to boards. Internally, aside from a previous owners bookplate on the inside front board and a small bookseller ticket to rear board, a very good, clean copy.
$50.00
BIRTH OF A POET. THE SANTA CRUZ MEDITATIONS
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. 1982. 1st edition, signed by Author on colophon page and limited to 250 copies (No. 206). 197pp. Hardcover with acetate dust jacket.  Aside from foxing to page edges, a very good clean copy with a very good dust jacket. 
$50.00
BOOK OF THE EARTH AND SKY. Book 1 and Book 2
Los Angeles:Black Sparrow Press. 1971. Limited signed edition, both volumes No.108 of 200 copies, number and signed by the author on the colophon pages. 155pp and 145pp. Hardcovers with acetate dust jackets.  Both volumes in very good condition. Volume 1 is slightly soiled at page edges with a small chip to the dust jacket at spine end. Volume 2 in very good condition with a very good jacket. 
$65.00
BROOMSTICKS AND OTHER TALES
London:Constable and Company Ltd. 1925. 378pp. Illustrated with designs by Bold. Limited edition, #184 of 278 copies, numbered and signed.  Hardcover.  Boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with leather label on spine chipped and scratched. Top edges gilt. Internally, end-pages age toned but otherwise a very good, clean and bright copy. 
$125.00
CALL ME ISHMAEL
New York:Reynal and Hitchcock. (1947). 1st edition. 119pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Yellow boards lightly soiled and age-toned, with light wear along edges and edge points gently bumped. Internally, end-pages are age-toned, with a previous owners bookplate to inside front board, otherwise pages clean. Pages 74/75 (blank) are lightly toned where a clipping was left to long.  The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is still in one piece but lightly soiled, with shelfworn, with small chips and tears to all edges and folds. It is not price clipped. 
$150.00
COLUMBANUS THE CELT. A TALE OF THE SIXTH CENTURY
Philadelphia:H. L. Kilner & Co., Publishers. (1913). 455pp. Hardcover. Dark green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with gilt dulled on front cover and spine. Internally, a previous owners address stamp to the 1st free endpage, but otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
$65.00
CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE. A MEMOIR
New York:Harper & Brothers. (1951). 1st edition, stated. 240pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Blue boards lightly soiled and edge worn with wear to top spine end. Page edges slightly soiled. Internally, pages slightly age toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is in fair condition, still in one piece and not price clipped, but soiled with many small chips and tears to edges and folds. The rear panel along hinge has silverfish damage and is in danger of separating. 
$150.00
CONRAD AIKEN. A LIFE OF HIS ART
Princeton, NJ:Princeton University Press. 1962. 1st edition. (xi)+280pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Some age toning/discoloration to end papers, otherwise a very good, clean copy inside and out. With a very good, slightly soiled and edge worn, dust jacket. 
$25.00
CYNICS. A NOVEL
New York:Albert and Charles Boni. 1930. 238pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. The purple cloth covered boards with just the faintest hint of soiling. Edges very slightly shelfworn. Internally, previous owners bookplate to inside front board, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn with light wear to edges and seams (including a small tear or two) and a small hole to a spot on the spine strip. It is price clipped. A near fine copy with a very good dust jacket. *From the jacket " A literary surgeon makes a deep diagnostic incision into post-revolutionary life in Russia. In this brilliant novel, as acridly witty as has come out of Europe in many years, Marienhoff reveals the growth of the weary, disillusioned sophistication of the post-war years through the personalities of two members of the Moscow intelligentsia, whose poignant life-drama makes the story."
$300.00

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