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1 SEVEN VOLUMES OF POCKET BOOKS COLLECTOR'S EDITION: NANA, THE POCKET BOOK OF GREEK ART, MOLL FLANDERS, FAMOUS FRENCH SHORT TORIES, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES.
New York: Pocket Books. Hardbound in faux leather spine over patterned pap Near Fine condition. A very attractive set of small books. 6 3/4 x 4 1/2. 

Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Austen, Jane, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY AND PERSUASION (THREE (3) VOLUMES).
London: Macmillan and Co., 1897. Uniformally bound in 3/4 red leather over marbled  Some shelf wear and rubbing and Mansfield Park has a vertical cut across the title but all but two letters are unaffected. The leather has age and sun toned so there are portions that are darker and more toward brown than red and a little splotchy in places. Contents are Very Good to Near Fine. Even with the color shifts, this is an attractive set of books. Pride and Prejudice, 351 (1) pages and illustrated 
All have a frontis. and are illustrated. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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3 Baird, Newton and Robert Greenwood, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA FICTION 1664-1970.
Georgetown, Ca.: Talisman Literary Research, Inc., 1971. First edition. Black cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering. Book slightly cocked, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a tiny bit of shelf wear. 521 pages. 8 3/4 x 6. 
Locale index and subject index. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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4 Balzac, Honore de, DROLL STORIES COLLECTED IN THE MONASTERIES OF TOURAINE AND GIVEN TO THE LIGHT BY HONORE DE BALZAC. Fine Leather Binding.
London: The Folio Society. 1961. There is a tiny stamp ( magnifying glass helpful  Very slight bowing of the boards and a little wrinkling of binding side of title page that we think is from the binder gathering the signatures during the rebind, else Near Fine and the contents are slightly age-toned, else Near Fine. No indication of prior ownership. 408 pages. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4. 
Frontispiece with a tissue-guard and other drawings by Mervyn Peake. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Balzac, Honore de, WORKS OF BALZAC, ILLUSTRATED STERLING EDITION (SIXTEEN (16) VOLUMES).
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1901. Sterling Edition. Bound in 3/4 tan, polished calf over marbled pape Some wear to the edges, more at the spine ends. a couple of the volumes have repairs to the spine covers. But overall Very Good, this is a tight, bright attractive set of books. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2. 
Frontis. with tissue-guard in each volume. Illustrated. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ., Baum, L. Frank,
6 Baum, L. Frank, THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ.
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1904. 1st edition, second state with publication date ("Published, July, 1904") on the copyright page. Bound in original red pictorial cloth with design  A former owner's stamp is on the front end paper and his name and location boldly written in ink with date of 1912. There is very light shelf wear and overall, a tight, bright very good to near fine copy. Extremely hard to find this book in this condition. 291 (1) pages. 9 1/4 x 7. 
Illustrated by John R. Neill with 16 full-page color plates including the frontispiece and multiple black-and-whitechapter head, full-page and text drawings.The end papers are also illustrated in with the characters from the Land of Oz. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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7 Berendt, John, MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL: A SAVANNAH STORY.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1998) Collector's Edition, signed by Berendt on a special signature page. Bound in full, deep green leather, with elaborate Fine condition with a laid-in note about the book and the author, an Easton Press bookplate, and a certificate of authenticity also signed by Berendt (none of them are attached). 388 (3) pages. 10 X 6 3/8. 
"Acclaimed for its brilliant observation, wicked humor and sublime storytelling, the book was hailed as a masterwork of modern American literature, a groundbreaking non-fiction novel on a par with Truman Capote's In Cold Blood." 
Price: 110.00 USD
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8 Berry, Warner Bott, SCOTSMAN'S DREAM
San Francisco: Privately Printed., with design and production under the direction of Andrew Hoyem with the assistance of Blake Riley at the Arion Press. 2002. 1st llimited edition. Limitation of 1000 and this is No. 385. Signed by the author on the Colophon. Bound in tartan patterned cloth in green, black a One page is creased, else Fine in a Fine slip case. 527 pages. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4. 
Mackenzie Map on front end papers by Christopher Monti; Golf Course Map on Rear end papers. Frontis. and Gold Hole Drawings by Andrew Berry and Christopher Monti. "An imaginative work that involves the three greatest golf course architects in the history of the game, A.W. Tillinghast, Alister MacKenzie, and Donald Ross. These men hold a secret “meeting of the minds” in March, 1933. They design the plans for the ultimate golf course to give to a wealthy Scotsman who is told not to have the course revealed and built until the year 2000. According to this work of fiction, these three greats want prove to the golfing world of the new millennium that classic designs will always surpass all other designs, regardless of when they are built." 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 Bierce, Ambrose and G. A. Danziger, CAN SUCH THINGS BE?
Washington: The Neale Publishing Company. 1903. This is a second edition (1st was 1893) with a new preface by Bierce dated 1903. Hardbound in original brick red cloth. Front cover Very slight wear at the spine ends and corner tips, else this is a tight, bright Fine copy of a rare item. Books signed by Bierce are rare and this is particularly so because of whom it was dedicated to. 320 pages. 7 7/8 x 5 3/8. 
This book has the following inscription on the front blank, end paper: "For Carrie Christiansen, with the affection of Ambrose Bierce. Washington D. C., March 26, 1903." Karen Christiansen (also known as Carrie) was Bierce's secretary for many years. This book was acquired from her grand-niece and the book was in the family until we purchased it.. Regarding Karen Christiansen, the following excerpt was taken from a biographical sketch of Bierce and in the portion about his 1913 disappearance states: "Indeed, Paul Fatout in Ambrose Bierce: The Devil''s Lexicographer said: "In late December he (Bierce) was just outside Chihuahua, expecting to move to Ojinaga, partly by rail. Trainloads of troops left Chihuahua every day. . . . He rode in four miles to Chihuahua to mail a letter that spoke of these and other matters, and that was dated December 26, 1913. The rest is silence The letter Fatout attested as having been sent on December 26, 1913, was addressed to Miss Christiansen in Washington, D. C., and was the final communication that was ever received by anyone from Ambrose Bierce. It remains today as the most important piece of evidence that he was, in fact, at Chihuahua City and that he planned to go to Ojinaga, for he said as much to Miss Christiansen in the text. Some detractors, however, speculate that Bierce wrote the draft of the letter in El Paso and gave it to someone to mail from Chihuahua City. In reality, how likely is that? Would Bierce have tried to fool his trusted secretary in Washington?" 
Price: 2850.00 USD
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10 Bombaugh, C. C. GLEANINGS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE. A MELANGE OF EXCERPTS, CURIOUS, HUMOROUS, AND INSTRUCTIVE.
Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, 1873. 3/4 tan leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Corner wear, rubbing to extremities and there is a small scrape on the front paste-down but overall, an attractively bound book that is Very Good and contents are clean with no foxing. 548 pages. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED., Bradbury, Ray,
11 Bradbury, Ray, WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Stated 2nd printing, March 1974. A Christmas presentation inscription signed by Ray Bradbury on the front, blank end paper. Hardbound in burgundy and dark blue cloth covered  Former owner's name at top of front paste down, else Near Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is also Near Fine. 143 pages. 8 5/8 x 5 3/4. 

Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Bronte, Charlotte, Emily and Anne, THE WORKS OF CHARLOTTE, EMILY AND ANNE BRONTE IN TWELVE VOLUMES.
London, J. M. Dent and Company at Aldine House in Great Eastern Street, E. C., 1896. Hardbound in tan cloth with title and decoration s Volume IX has some puckering on front board, one of the spines is brighter than others and there is light shelf wear else the set is in Very Good condition. A lovely set for any library or book shelf. 7 x 4 5/8. 
Frontis. in each volume and Illustrations by H. S. Greig and ornaments by F. Tilney. Vols I & II, Jane Eyre; Vols III & IV, Shirley; Vols V & VI, Villette; Vol VII, The Professor; Vol VIII, Poems; Vol. IX, Wuthering Heights; Vol. X, Wuthering Heights & Agnes Grey; Vols. XI & XII The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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13 Buckley, William F., Jr., SAVING THE QUEEN.
Norwalk, Conn: Easton Press, 1990. Easton Press Collectors Edition. Bound in full navy leather with gilt-stamped deco Former owner's tasteful, circular embossed seal on the half-title page, hard to see. Except as noted Fine. 248 pages. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4.6 
Full color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Bulwer Lytton, Sir Edward, PELHAM; or, ADVENTURES OF A GENTLEMAN. and PILGRIMS OF THE RHINE. (2 VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE)
London: George Routledge & Co., 1854. Hardbound in 3/4 Brown Leather over marbled paper- Rubbing and wear along the edges and the spine ends. The marbled boards are rubbed. Contents are clean without foxing and are Very Good. Pelham, 336 pages: Pilgrims, 172 pages. 6 1/2 x 4  

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Bunyan, John, THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: FROM THIS WORLD TO THE WORLD THAT IS TO COME, DELIVERED UNDER THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Bound in full deep green leather, with gilt-stam The edges of moire end papers have slightly color-shifted, which happens frequently with Easton books when they used certain colors, including this one. Otherwise, Fine condition. 189 pages. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. 
Frontis. color portrait sketch of Bunyan and illustrated with beautiful, full-page watercolors by William Blake. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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16 Butler, Samuel, THE WAY OF ALL FLESH.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1980) Collector's Edition of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Bound in full green leather with gilt-stamped de As is usual with many of these older Easton books, there is a color shift to gold on the edges of the moire end papers, else Fine condition. 588 pages. 8 1/4 x 6. 
Frontis. color portrait of Butler. Illustrated with line drawings by Robert Ward Johnson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Carlyle, Thomas, SARTOR RESARTUS. THE LIFE AND OPINION OF HERR TEUFELSDROKH.
Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke and Company, no date, but circa 1880-1900; Caxton Edition. Hardbound in an extremely decorative embossed red Binding and Covers are in near fine condition. The pages are age-toned and slightly brittle. A beautiful book for your book shelf. 235 pages. 7 3/8 x 5 1/4. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Chamberlain, Basil Hall, Told in English by, Japanese Fairy Tale Series. 12 Nos. iN THREE (3) VOLUMES.
London and Sydney: Griffith, Farran & Co., Printed by the Kobunsha in Tokyo, Japan no date but circa 1888. Hardbound in maroon silk over boards with gilt sp Extremities worn, spine slightly faded and gilt a bit dulled, boards lightly soiled, contents near fine. 6 x 4. 
Illustrated with hand-coloured wood-engravings. The titles in this set are Volume 2, No. 5 Kachi-Kachi Mountain, 11 leaves (22 pages) No. 6 The Mouse's Wedding, No. 7 11 leaves (22 pages) The Old Man and the Devils,11 leaves (22 pages) No. 8 The Fisher- Boy Urashima, 14 leaves (28 pages) Volume 3, No. 9, The Serpent with Eight Heads, 28 pages. No. 10, The Matsuyama Mirror, 11 leaves (22 pages) . No. 11, The Hare of Inaba, 11 leaves (22 pages), No. 12, The Cubs Triumph, 13 leaves (26pages) . VOLUME 4, No. 13. The silly jelly-fish, 11 leaves (22 pages) . No.14. The princes Fire-flash & Fire-fade, 14 leaves (28 pages) No. 15. My Lord Bag-o'-Rice 11 leaves (22 pages) . No. 16. The wooden bowl, 14 leaves (28 pages) . these story books, published in jAPAN WERE KNOWN AS CHIRIMENBON. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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19 Cheatham, K. Follis, LIFE ON A COOL PLASTIC ICE FLOE.
Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1978. 1st edition (stated). Hardbound in full burgundy leather. Only reason w Fine condition. 180 pages. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Chetin, Helen, PERIHAN'S PROMISE, TURKISH RELATIVES, AND THE DIRTY OLD IMAM. LEATHER BINDING.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1973. Not sure whether this is a reprint or book club ed. because of the leather binding and no info other than copyright date. Hardbound in full, light-brown leather with gilt e Shelf wear, slightly cocked, else Very Good. 140 pages. 8 3/4 x 6. 
Illustrated with drawings. Former library book but only marking is a very small stamp on title page. Not sure why someone had this bound in full leather, but they did and it is a lovely book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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