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Illustrators 18
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Illustrators 18
$85.00
Illustrators 18: The Eighteenth Annual of American Illustration. New York: Hastings House, 1977. 498 full color or black and white plates representing the top illustrations as chosen by the Society of Illustrators. Light overall wear.
 
The Wild Palms, 1st Ed.
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The Wild Palms, 1st Ed.
$239.00
The Wild Palms by William Faulkner. New York: Random House, 1939. First edition, third printing. Tan cloth boards, gilt lettering and green banding on spine, and green tinted page tops. 339 pages. Only the first edition has this title. Faulkner's original title, If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem, was changed by the publisher for the first edition to The Wild Palms against Faulkner's protests. Later editions have Faulkner' original title, If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem. Light shelf and dust jacket wear.
 
Royal Portraits by Cecil Beaton
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$119.00
Cecil Beaton: The Royal Portraits by Roy Strong. A view of the photographs taken over 50 years of the English Royal family by Cecil Beaton. 226 pages. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988. Light wear.
 
Don't Tell Alfred
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Don't Tell Alfred
$69.00
Don't tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford. A 1960 novel about the experiences of an English woman as she adjusts to life in the Paris Embassy as her husband becomes the British Ambassador to France. 248 pages. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Light cover and surface wear.
 
Guys and Dolls
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Guys and Dolls
$125.00
Runyon's Guys and Dolls. An omnibus including Guys and Dolls, Blue Plate Special and Money from Home all by Damon Runyon a famous American newspaper and fiction writer. 505 pages. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1934. Light wear to cover.
 
The Plays of Eugene O'Neill, Set of 3
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$99.00
Three-volume set of The Plays of Eugene O'Neill. New York: Random House, 1955. Light wear to covers; prior owner's name.
 
Leather Antique Book Collection, 8-Vols
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$245.00
Eight-volume collection of three-quarter leather-bound books from the Beacon Lights of History by John Lord collection. These books feature gilt page tops, marbled covers and end pages, annotated tissue protect full-color frontispieces, and deckle-edge pages. New York: James Clarke and Company, 1883 - 1888. Light patina to covers/leather.
 
Beaton in Vogue
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Beaton in Vogue
$125.00
Beaton in Vogue by Josephine Ross. First American edition. First printing hardcover. Cecil Beaton worked at Vogue for over 50 years. This is a look at many of the photographs, pictures, and articles written during his Vogue career with numerous black-and-white and full-color pictures. 240 pages. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1986. Minor edge wear to dust jacket, now in Mylar cover.
 
Photographic Essays, S/2
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$79.00
The World's Family, photographs by Ken Heyman and The Family of Children, edited by Jerry Mason. Each book has an extensive array of photographs from around the world chronicling the universal aspects of human-kind. Both books have 192 pages. New York: Putnam's Sons, 1983. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1977. Minor cover wear.
 
The Power Elite
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The Power Elite
$55.00
The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills. A midcentury examination on the rolls the military elite, politicians, and business leaders play on centers of power. First edition, second printing. 423 pages. New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. Minor cover wear.
 
Heart of the Sunset, Rex Beach
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$59.00
Heart of the Sunset by Rex Beach. Salmon-colored hardcover with gold detailing on front cover. Illustrations by M. Stockton Mulford. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1915. 356 pages. Minor wear.
 
Mount Vernon
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Mount Vernon
$49.00
Mount Vernon: Its Children, Its Romances, Its Allied Families and Mansions by Minnie Kendall Lowther. First edition. A history of all facets of Mount Vernon with many photographs throughout. Gilt banding to cover and spine with illustrated paste-down on the cover. Chicago: John Winston and Company 1930. 281 pages. Inked name on cover page. Minor wear to cover, foxing.
 
People's Medical Instructor
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$85.00
The People's Medical Instructor written especially for the home and family by Joseph Conwell, MD. Covers topics of health and illness as seen in the early 1900s. 645 pages. Vineland, New Jersey: The Hominis Book Company, 1915. Light cover wear, hinge wear.
 
Love in Old Cloathes, 1898
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$75.00
An antique novel of Love in Old Cloathes (notice the Old English spelling) by H. C. Bunner with illustrations by Smedley, Lowell, and Castaigne. Hand-cut pages, gilt page tops, and gold embossed lettering and embellishments on cover and spine. 215 pages. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. Light cover wear.
 
A Book of Americans
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A Book of Americans
$45.00
A Book of Americans by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1933. A book of poems about famous Americans by these two famous authors. Heavily illustrated by Charles Child. 115 pages. Cover wear, wear to dust jacket, now in Mylar cover.
 
Works of Ogden Nash, S/5
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$85.00
Collection of five red midcentury decorative books by famous American poet Ogden Nash. Boston: Little Brown, 1938-1953. Minor wear.
 
Robert Louis Stevenson Books, S/8
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$149.00
Eight-volume collection of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Books have gilt tops of page stacks, gilt banding, and lettering on covers, as well as gilt embellishments on spines, hand-cut pages with annotated tissue protected frontispieces. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Light cover wear, inked names.
 
Our Times Books, S/6
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Our Times Books, S/6
$89.00
Complete six-volume collection of Our Times by Mark Sullivan covering the years from 1900 to 1925. An abundance of pictures throughout. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Minor cover wear.
 
Classic Works of Anthony Trollope, S/4
VINTAGE
$99.00
A four-volume collection of decorative cloth-bound classics by English novelist Anthony Trollope. London: Zodiac Press, 1949 to 1951. Small amount of cover and spine wear.
 
History of Philosophy, S/7
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$145.00
Midcentury seven-volume collection of The History of Philosophy. Maryland: The Newman Press, 1960. Minor cover wear, inked name.
 
Heritage Press Books, S/6
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$149.00
Set of six hardcover Heritage Press Classics, all with slipcases, in modern neutral and green tones. Included in the collection are Lorna Doone, The Life of Rembrandt, and William Tell, among others. New York: Heritage Press, 1932 to 1955. Light wear, slipcase wear, inked names.
 
Classic Heritage Press Books, S/7
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$159.00
Set of seven hardcover Heritage Press Classics, six with slipcases, in modern neutral tones. Included in the collection are Ovid, School for Scoundrels, and Barchester Towers, among others. New York: Heritage Press, 1945 to 1961. Light wear, slipcase wear.
 
Napoleon and His Women Friends
VINTAGE
$85.00
Napoleon and His Women Friends by Gertrude Aretz. Stated first edition. A biography of Napoleon Bonaparte focusing on the many important women in his life. Hand-cut pages with gilt embellishments to cover and spine with gilt lettering. Many illustrations throughout. 375 pages. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1927. Light cover and corner wear.
 
The Garden Week by Week
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The Garden Week by Week
$65.00
The Garden Week by Week by Walter Wright. New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1911. A summary of the garden and its stages from early spring through the winter season with many illustrations both in color and in black-and-white. gilt page top and banding to covers and spine with gilt lettering. 410 pages. Light wear.
 
Jacqueline by Ron Galella
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$99.00
Jacqueline by celebrity photographer Ron Galella. Mr. Galella was famous for his pursuit of the perfect candid pictures of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Black-and-white photographs throughout the 200 pages. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1974. Light wear, dust jacket wear.
 
Antique Leather Harvard Classics, S/26
VINTAGE
$859.00
An antique 26-volume collection of three-quarter leather-bound Harvard Classics from the Edition De Luxe, a limited edition of which these volumes are from set number 540. Leather spines and corners with raised spine bands, gilt embellishments, gilt page tops, and embossed end pages. New York: P.F. Colier, 1909. Light cover and spine wear.
 
Antique Novels of Charles Lever, S/4
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$99.00
A four-volume collection from The Novels of Charles Lever, an Irish novelist, and contemporary of Charles Dickens. From The Copyright Edition, limited to 1000 copies, edited by Lever's daughter and includes etchings by Hablot Knight Browne, known as Phiz, who also illustrated many Dickens novels. Gilt page tops and hand-cut pages. London: Downey and Co., Limited, 1898. Light wear.
 
Daughters of the Colonial Wars
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$75.00
National Society of Daughters of Colonial Wars, 1950-1958. A reference to lineage including membership lists and an index of ancestors with brief histories and reports of members at the national and state organization levels. Compiled by Mrs. William Seth Kenyon, and presented to same with a gift inscription. Massachusetts: Sommerville Printing, 1958. Light cover wear.
 
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
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Cosmos by Carl Sagan
$65.00
Cosmos by Carl Sagan. New York: Random House, 1980. 250 full-color illustrations. 365 pages. First edition. Light cover wear.
 
Peyton Place
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Peyton Place
$55.00
Peyton Place, a novel by Grace Metalious published in 1956, was considered quite "racy" at the time as it looked at all parts of the lives of three women in a small New England town. This first edition, 5th printing has 372 pages. New York: Julian Messner, 1956. Age wear to covers and dust jacket.
 
Carl Faberge by A. Kenneth Snowman
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$45.00
Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia by A. Kenneth Snowman with 185 photographs including more than100 in full color. New York: Greenwich House, 1983. The author covers topics from Mr. Faberge's craftsmanship to the beautiful objects he created. 160 pages. Light dust jacket wear.
 
The Art of Giving by Stuart Jacobson
VINTAGE
$65.00
The Art of Giving by Stuart Jacobson. New York: Harry Abrams Publishing, 1987. First Edition. First printing. This is a study of the art of gift giving in England and Europe following the theme of the author's first book titled "Only The Best" describing the art of gift giving in the United States. 216 pages with 235 photographs including 186 in full color.
 
Abraham Lincoln, S/4
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Abraham Lincoln, S/4
$99.00
Abraham Lincoln, The War Years by Carl Sandburg in four volumes. 2500 pages. Black-and-white photos and drawings. New York: Harcourt Brace and Co., 1939. Light surface wear.
 
Mid-Century Mystery Collection, S/6
VINTAGE
$135.00
A set of six volumes written by S. S. Van Dine as part of the Philo Vance Mysteries Collection. Books have embossed spiderweb design embossed on spine and cover. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1927-1938.
 
Neutral Red Modern Library Classic, S/16
VINTAGE
$175.00
A decorative book set of 16 volumes in shades red and neutral tones gold lettering from The Modern Library Collection. Decorative end-pages illustrated by famous illustrator Rockwell Kent. Included in the set are works of Ibsen, O'Henry, Marcel Proust, and D. H. Lawrence among others. New York: The Modern Library, 1943-1959. Light cover wear/names inside.
 
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