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1 Goethe` Le Faust De Goethe Suivi Du Second Faust
Paris Michel Levy Freres 1868 First Thus Hardcover Very good- 7"x10 1/2" Tony Johannot 
377pgs. Leather spine decorative gilt, with four raised bands.Brown cloth boards.Engraved frontispiece, plus 9 exquisite engravings throughout, all with tissue guards. Text in French. AEG. Rubbing to the extremities of the spine and boards, soiling to the extremities of the silk endpapers. A very attractive, sturdy edition of this classic play. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
2 Rilke, Rainer Maria Samtliche Werke (Complete Works) Six volumes
Germany Insel 1966 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
Text in German. Six volumes. Light blue, limp boards, red spine labels. Silk ribbon markers. The books are unmarked and clean. Unclipped jackets have occasional chips, some of the spines are darkened. Each volume is housed in an individual cardboard slipcase with some of the panels detached on one side. A sturdy, uniform set of this revered poet and novelist's works. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
3 Strindberg, August Konigin Christine
Munich George Muller 1923 Limited Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good 8 3/4" x 11" Ottomar Starke Signed by the Illustrator
169pgs. Full calf leather, gilt decorations, borders, raised bands. Marbled endpapers. There are 29 lithographs, including the frontispiece. This is #16 of 180 Limited edition copies of this edition, signed by the artist Ottomar Starke on the limitation page. There is sunning to the spine and extremities, minor rubbing to the edges. Internally clean with light toning and a few pages show closed tears. An attractive edition of the play by August Strinberg. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
4 Grillparzer, Franz Der Arme Spielmann
k.k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei 1915 Limited Numbered Edition Hardcover Near Fine 8 1/8" x 10 1/8" 
80pgs.TEG. Attra Beautiful, glimmering, decorative gilt cloth binding. Each page has fine print and decorative borders. The small decoration "1 1/2" x 1" on the front pastedown has been colored in by a previous owner, very light wear on the extremities, otherwise in excellent condition. "The Poor Musician" is an autobiographical novella by Austria's famous dramatist and poet Franz Grillparzer. Hisprose masterpiece is told from the perspective of an unnamed bourgeois narrator who encounters a poor street musician, the ‘Spielmann’ or ‘Fiddler’ of the title. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
5 Dinesen, Isak Out of Africa
New York Random House 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very good+ Good Octavo 
389pgs.Tan Cloth, embossed gilt and lettering. glossy black spine and lettering.,light toning to the pages. Stated First Edition. Unclipped pictorial jacket ($2.75 on the front flap) has clear tape reinforcement on the upper spine, which is darkened.There is a 3/4" chip on the upper edge of the rear panel, which is darkened. in mylar sleeve.The book recounts events of the seventeen years when she made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa. The book is a lyrical meditation on her life on her coffee plantation, as well as a tribute to some of the people who touched her life there. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
6 Talese, Gay New York Serendipiter's Journey
New York Harper & Bros. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dj Octavo 
139pgs. Black and white photographs throughout. White patterned boards, black cloth spine, white, red and purple lettering on the spine. Superficial wear to the panels, corners, internally a clean, unmarked copy. Author's first book."This Serendipiter's Journey sets an errant course through the city's back alleys and boulevards to visit some determined individuals in the swarm of conformists. There are voyeurs and eccentrics, a silent-screen star and a little rag-picking lady from the Bronx whose estate will amount to a hundred thousand dollars. There is a street musician, and a man who makes a living by impersonating George Washington, a man who buries dead horses, a deep-sea diver who retrieves wet fortunes and waterlogged bodies, and the erect, lynx-eyed gentleman who is paid a fortune to appraise skyscrapers. There are midgets, and eight-foot-two-inch Ed Carmel, the city's tallest man. The mannequins in store windows come alive during this unusual voyage through New York, and so do the charwomen who rule Wall Street by night." 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
7 Koon, Tracy H. Believe, Obey, Fight: Political Socialization of Youth in Fascist Italy, 1922-1943
U.S.A. The University of North Carolina Press 1985 0807816523 / 9780807816523 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
343pgs. Red cloth, white lettering. as new. Unclipped pictorial jacket is bright with light creasing on the front panel. Book discusses the various tools used by the Fascist regime from 1922 to 1943 to shape the political values and environment of the young Size: Octavo 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
8 Yang Xu Prosperous Suzhou, painted by Xu Yang (1759, Qing dynasty): Precious collection of Liaoning Provincial Museum of China
Hong Kong Commercial Press 1990 9620751132 / 9789620751134 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued Folio 
unpaginated. Pictorial boards. The book is presented in accordion folds. Color illustrated. Included is an 18 page Book of Appreciation, which is in wraps. The book which contains the scroll is like new. The Book of Appreciation has a bumped upper corner. Both are housed in a pictorial slipcase which has a bump on the upper corner as well. The painting unfolds meters in length, showing the streets, boats, rivers, bridges, people and markets of the city of Suzhou in the 18th century. The original scroll, kept in the Imperial Palace during the Qing Dynasty, was later taken to the Imperial Palace in Changchun, but was lost in August 1945. After being found, it was put in the Norheast Museum, today's Liaoning Provincial Museum. This book is a wonderful reproduction of the original. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
9 Grand Canyon National Park in Photogravure
USA Fred Harvey 1925 First Thus Softcover Very Good Oblong 
13pgs. Pictorial covers, string bound. 12 sepia prints of the Grand Canyon. Crease on the lower right corner of the front cover, othewise internally fine. A beautiful photo album which includes fabulous views of the Grand Canyon, 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
10 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans (Three Volumes) The Colonial Experience, The National Exprience, The Democatric Experience)
New York Random House 1973 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
The Colonial Experience, 434pgs, 1966, Eighth printing The National Experience, 517pgs,1965, lst printing The Democratic Experience, 717pgs. 1973, lst printing. Multi-color bindings are in excellent condition, except the right corner of the front panel of The National Experience, which is bumped. the Mult-Color jackets have minor wear, with a crease on the upper right corner of the front panel of The National Experience. A well known work on the meaning of being an American and the people and driving forces which uphold its principles of freedom. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
11 Hemingway, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea
New York Charles Scibner's Sons 1952 Book of the Month Club Hardcover Very Good Good 8vo 
140 pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and embossed Hemingway signature on front. Spine and top of front board sunned to beige color. Binding is tight, text block is clean and tight throughout. Dust Jacket is worn and torn along the folds and spine has 1 1/2" chip at top. Protected in mylar sleeve. Rear panel has photo of Hemingway. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
12 Van De Water Grey Riders The Story of the New York State Troopers
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1992 Facsimile Hardcover Fine No Dj Octavo 
370pgs. Gray boards. Lavender lettering. frontispiece. photos. As new, unmarked copy. "During my two years as Governor of the State of New York, the Department of State Police, sometimes referred to as the State Troopers, came under my personal observation and I have abundant reason to believe that the State should be very proud of its line of first defense in the rural communities as well as in some of the smaller cities when their service was called for by local authority. The risk and danger makes the troopers life one of constant devotion to the maintenance of the dignity and the majesty of the law. Alfred E. Smith. February 7th, 1922." 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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