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SHAW AND THE CHARLATAN GENIUS. A MEMOIR
(Dublin):The Dolmen Press. (1965). 160pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy, inside and out, with a very good, slightly edge-worn, dust jacket.
$35.00
STEVENSON AT MANASQUAN
Chicago:The Bookfellows. 1921. 48pp. Illustrated with 2 portraits of Stevenson and 1 of The Ship Casco. 1 of 300 copies. Hardcover.  Blue boards with light overall shelf-wear. Paper label on cover and spine lightly soiled with a small chip to the bottom right edge of spine label. Edge points are gently bumped and page edges are lightly soiled. Internally, a large bookplate is attached to the inside front board and the end-pages are lightly age-toned, otherwise the pages are clean and bright. 
$45.00
STRANGE HARVEST
Sauk City, WI:Arkham House Publishers. 1985. 1st edition. 289pp.  A very good, clean copy with a very good, clean, unclipped dust jacket. *" Author's second collection of stories..., ranging from fantasy through the macabre to outstanding science fiction."
$75.00
STRINDBERG AND THE HISTORICAL DRAMA
Seattle:University of Washington Press. 1963. x+326pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Aside from some light soiling to top page edges, the book is in very good, clean condition . Dust jacket is slightly soiled and shelf-worn with wear to edges and edge points. 
$12.50
THE ANCIENT REGIME. A TALE. (Volumes 1&2 of 2)
New York: Harper & Brothers. 1841. In Two Volumes. Hardcover, no jacket. 212pp+204pp. Good only condition. Half leather boards with gilt decoration and titling to spine, with with gilt stamped owner name (T.H. Perkins Jr) on front. Boards are heavily shelf worn, and leather is torn and cracked in places. Same owner name is neatly penned to both title pages. Title page for Vol 1 is torn with the bottom one inch or so of the page missing. In Volume 2 page 47/48 is also torn with with similar loss at top of page affecting textblock. Otherwise very satisfactory inside, with scattered light foxing but no markings. The bindings are secure. (cfm)
$45.00
THE ANGRY DECADE. A SURVEY OF THE CULTURAL REVOLT OF THE NINETEEN-FIFTIES
New York:British Book Centre. (1958). 212pp.  1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. No previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is sun-faded around edges and spine, slightly soiled, with shelf-wear (including several small tears) to edges. 
$20.00
THE ARISTOS. A SELF-PORTRAIT IN IDEAS
Boston:Little, Brown and Company. (1964). 1st edition, stated. vii+246pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Brown boards clean with text in white on spine still bright. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges. It is not price clipped.
$25.00
THE ASSASSINATION BUREAU, LTD.
New York; McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., [1963]. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover with dj. 184pp. VG in a VG jacket.  Unclipped jacket has minor soiling, some wear at bottom of spine, and a few foxing spots on the interior flaps .  Book has dust spots to top edge and is a bit splayed. A few foxing spots to the prelims, thereafter clean, unmarked and bright.  Securely bound. "A previously unpublished novel by Jack London. Completed by Robert L. Fish from notes by Jack London."  (cfm)
$35.00
THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE KINGIS QUAIR. A NEW CRITICISM
Glasgow:James MacLehose and Sons. 1896. x+99pp. Hardcover.  Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to both spine ends. Internally, aside from a previous owners embossed stamp to 1st free end-page, a very good clean copy.
$30.00
THE BEGGAR IN THE HAREM, Impudent Adventures in Old Bukhara
New York; Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1957]. Hardcover with DJ. First American Edition. 256pp. Very Good condition in a Very Good DJ. Owner name penned on ffep.  Dust spots to top page edges. Unclipped DJ has some browning to the spine and a bit of grime to the back.  Cover illustration by Arno.  The story of Nasreddin..."who could have anticipaed...that a book celebrating rugged iindividualism would come from the Sovet Union? Yet this book about a rapscallion Robin Hood is just that, whether the author intended it or not, tyrannny is its villain; liberty its hero."
$30.00
THE BILL-TOPPERS
Indianapolis:The Bobbs Merrill Company Publishers. (1909). 1st edition. 386pp. Illustrated by the author.  Hardcover.  Green boards lightly soiled, rubbed and edge-worn. Internally, a post card, signed and inscribed by the author, is attached to the inside front board. (It is addressed to Mr. Francis Hight, Art Manager of Youth's Companion.) Otherwise, a very good, clean copy. No other previous owners marks or signatures and pages are clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *Author is perhaps best know for illustrating Leroux's Phantom of the Opera. This is a novel of circus life. 
$95.00
THE BORN EXILE, GEORGE GISSING
New York; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1974]. First American Edition. Hardcover with dj. 295pp. VG condition in a VG jacket.  Jacket clipped, rubbed and lightly soiled.  Book has pencilled bookseller markings to ffep and dust spots to top edge. Otherwise clean, unmarked, and securely bound.  "Gissing wrote twenty maor novels, all of them interweaving the themes of sex and class warfare.Tindall, working from biographical facts and Gissing's unpublished diary, has described and divined an extraordinary man."  (cfm)
$20.00
THE BOSTON BOOK. Being Specimens of Metropolitan Literature
Boston:George W. Light. 1841. 352pp. 1st edition.  In very good condition.  The brown boards just lightly soiled with some shelf'wear to all edges and points, at places to boards.  The spine ends are chipped with some small tears, both top and bottom. The gilt on covers and spine is still bright. Internally, the end pages are soiled with the top edge of the first free end-page having been torn as in an address removed. There is still a previous owners name on the first free end-page.  The hinges are intact and the binding is tight and square, however the binding is cracked at the engraved title page.  There is a mild bit of foxing scattered throughout.  *This is the 3rd volume in the Boston Book Series containing some 57 items from the most notable authors of the day, including such authors as Wm. H. Prescott, O.W. Holmes, Henry W. Longfellow, Edward Everett, Park Benjamin, Harriet E. Beecher and Nathaniel Hawthorne to name a few. Overall, a very good copy.
$95.00
THE CASEBOOK OF SOLAR PONS
Sauk City, WI:Mycroft and Moran. 1965. 1st edition, limited to 3000 copies.  xviii+281pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book Book in very good clean condition with light soiling to top of page edges.. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is not price clipped, but lightly soiled and worn along edges and at edgepoints, with an old vertical crease down the spine, as if it was removed and folded while reading the book. A very good copy. 
$75.00
THE CELTIC TWILIGHT AND THE NINETIES. The Tower Series of Anglo-Irish Studies 1
With an Introduction by Roger McHugh.  (Dublin):The Dolmen Press. (1969). 104pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Aside from light off-set to end-pages from dust jacket flaps, a very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. Dust jacket not price clipped. A very good copy.
$20.00

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