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1 Harris, Joel Chandler Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings
New York Appleton 1895 New and Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Octavo A.B. Frost 
265pgs.frontispiece, TEG. There is a prev. owner inscription on the front free endpaper. Pictorial burgundy boards with gilt lettering, vignette of rabbit and beaver in buckets. This is the first edition of the new and revised edition published in 1895. One hundred and twelve illustrations by A.B. Frost. The upper edges of the endpapers show light damptstains, as well as a light spot on the lower edge of the front panel. Otherwise a very well preserived copy of this classic work. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
2 Black, Henry Campbell Black's Law Dictionary Revised Fourth Edition
St. Paul, Minnesota West Publishing Co. 1968 Revised Fourth Edition Hardcover Good Thick Quarto 
1,882pgs. Green Boards, gilt lettering. The spine is creaselight wear to the corners and spine edges. Rubbing to the extremities. Toning to the pages otherwise unmarked, very sturdy copy. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
3 Shelley, Percy Byshhe (Edited By Frederick L Jones) The Letters Of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Two Volumes)
Oxford Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No DJ 
457pgs, 523pgs. Red Cloth, gilt lettering. Clean, unmarked volumes. Volume I is titled "Shelley in England, and Volume II is Shelley in Italy". 745 letters in all, 453 were taken from original manuscripts, the rest published wrorks. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
4 Kephart, Christine E. The Catherian Cathedral Gothic Cathedral Iconography in Willa Cather's Fiction
Madison NJ Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press 2012 1611470161 / 9781611470161 First Edition Hardcover New No Dj as Issued Octavo 
152pgs. Blue Pictorial covers. as new.8pgs. of photographs. The Catherian Cathedral: Gothic Cathedral Iconography in Willa Cather's Fiction traces the development of a Gothic cathedral iconography in the fiction of Willa Cather and posits that Cather finds in the Gothic cathedral image a metaphor for the writing process and the novel. It explores and analyzes Cather's incorporation of major elements of Gothic cathedral design in her work, in characterization, light imagery and novel structure, and links Cather's traditional cathedral images with her images of mountains and mesas. Kephart engages in conversation with other critics on Cather, the cathedral, and religious thought 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
5 M'Carty, William History of the American War of 1812, From the Commencement, Until the Final Termination Thereof, on the Memorable Eighth of January, 1815, at New Orleans. Embellished with a Striking Likeness of General Pike and Six Other Engravings. Third Edition.
Philadelphia M'Carty & Davis 1817 Third Edition Leather Fair 4 3/8" x 7" 
i-viii, 9-252 pp. with 7 engraved plates including frontispiece of Brigadier General Zebulon M. Pike. Rebound in full brown leather with gilt rules and black leather label with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Pencil notation on ffep indicates volume was rebound in 1906. Extra-illustrated with large foldout engraving of the Battle of New Orleans. Both the frontispiece and extra plate are mounted on linen cloth. Binding is rubbed on the extremities although the front and rear boards are remarkably unmarred. Front board is somewhat bowed. Spine leather is attached only at the front joint and bottom two inches are missing. Hinges are exposed but secure. Text block is tight except that the title page is detached and laid in. Pages are darkened with foxing in places throughout, but very legible. There are scattered closed tears and small chips, not affecting the text. The leaf for pp. 135-6 is misplaced after page 133, but no pages are missing. There is no map as called for in Howes (M-38), but neither the title page nor the list of plates provided in Directions to the Binder (p. viii)mentions a map. Very scarce resource. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
6 Rubin, Jerry Do It!
New York Simon & Schuster 1970 First Edition Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Octavo 
256ps. Red, white and black blast vignette on white boards. photos, illustrations throughout Darkening to the spine edges, internally clean, unmarked. Unclipped pictorial jacket has original $5.95 price on the front flap. A couple of closed tears and chips on the extremities. An early third printing of the Yippie Manifesto of protest. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
7 Williams, William Carlos The Desert Music and Other Poems
New York Random House 1954 Early edition Hardcover Very good- Very Good- Octavo 
90pgs. Yellow Cloth, red and black lettering. light lower corner dampstains, toning to the pages, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket has original $3.00 price and 3/54 on the front flap. Toning to the extremities, darkened spine and closed tears on the upper edge of the jacket. A collection of short poems that might be called Williams' nearest approach to the lyrical form. Williams speaks at the promptings of a sensitive and wise heart. The second part is a free rendering into English of an Idyll of Theocritus. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
8 Saraswati, Dayananda Light of Truth or an English Translation of the Satyarth Prakash
New Delhi Sarvadeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha 1984 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
732 pp. plus one page appendix and one page listing the 10 Principles of Arya Samaj. Red cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. Edges of the front board are bumped in several places, gold lettering reveals red cloth. Binding is tight and clean. Endpapers wrinkled from excess glue; gift inscription on front free endpaper. Otherwise, text block is clean, square and tight throughout. Colorful dust jacket is protected in mylar sleeve. Satyarth Prakash means The Light of Meaning of the Truth. The book was originally written in 1875 in Hindi by Maharishi Dayananda Saraswati, a social and religious reformer and the founder of Arya Samaj. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
9 Stevenson, D.E. Miss Buncle Married
London Herbert Jenkins 1936 First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Octavo 
312pgs. Red Cloth, black lettering. Stated First printing. Offsetting to the endpapers, toning to the pages, otherwise a near fine, unmarked copy of this whimsical comedy of life in an old-fashioned English County Town. The pictorial jacket has triangular chips on the lower edge of the spine, chips on the upper edge and lower extremities. in mylar sleeve. Scarce. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
10 Carter, Angela The Donkey Prince
New York Simon & Schuster 1970 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Octavo Eros Keith 
40pgs. Caramel boards with Donkey and young girl vignette. illustrated endpapers. Color illustrations by Eros Keith throughout. The price-clipped pictorial jacket has darkening to the front panel, ohtherwise and light corner wear. A funny fairy tale about a young prince transformed by a cruel enchantment into a donkey. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
11 Shakespeare, William The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (nine volumes complete)
London Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press The World's Classics Hardcover Very Good Custom Case 3 3/4" x 6" 
Nine volumes (complete) in faux dark brown leather. Blind embossed pattern and author name of front board and spine. Bright gilt lettering on spine. Top edges also bright gilt. Silk ribbons. Set is in matching faux leather case with gilt "Shakespeare" across the top. General Introduction by Algernon Charles Swinburne, introductory studies of the several plays by Edward Dowden and a note by Theodore Watts-Dunton. Slight bow to the boards and minimal rubbing to the extremities. Otherwise the volumes are clean, square and tight throughout. The case is moderately scuffed but sturdy and tight. A special and handsome set with a second publisher's cardboard box that holds the case and books. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
12 Ritter, Lawrence S. The Glory of Their Times The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told By the Men Who Played It
New York The Macmillan Co. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good Very good- Octavo 
300pgs.prev. owner stamp on the illustrated endpapers.photos throughout. Red baseball stitching on white background, blue spine and gilt lettering. illustrated endpapers.There is mottling on the front and rear panels, otherwise clean and unmarked. Unclipped pictorial jacket has light wear, closed tears to the extremities. in mylar sleeve. Stated first printing. First-person interviews of some of the most note-worthy baseball players of first quarter of the 20th Century Baseball. A classic baseball title. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 


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