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Title:Marlon Brando
Price:USD$15,000.00
ISBN:0600377903
Book ID:AZ00-1561005308
Quantity:1
Publisher:Optimum Books, London, 1982
Edition:Presumed 1st as edition not stated
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Optimum Books, 1982, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Presumed 1st as edition not stated

Text is clean, pages are beginning to show light signs of aging. Binding is tight and solid. Light shelf and corner wear with very minor surface mars to front cover, no corner or spine issues. Very little edge wear if any. Text covers actors film life from 1950 (starting with The Men) to 1980 (The Formula). At least 80 or more b/w and color photos of subject, ... More Text...
Title:Satyagraha in South Africa
Price:GBP£2,000.00 (about USD$2,614.61)
Book ID:DB03-19795
Quantity:1
Publisher:S. Ganesan, Triplicane, Madras, 1928
Edition:First English Language Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
S. Ganesan, 1928, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First English Language Edition

With viii page index. This edition, bound in full cloth, is the variant where the publisher Ganesan appears on both the spine and title page, as opposed to an alternate edition of 1928 whereby Ganesan is stated as publisher on the title page but Navajivan given on quarter cloth. There is no indication as to this being anything other than the first English language edition of ... More Text...
Title:Johnny Horton, Your Singing Fisherman : Ngaha Tashly Ha Arscheaische
Price:AUD$3,498.00 (about USD$2,552.16)
ISBN:0533048028
Book ID:MB02-16070389
Quantity:1
Publisher:Vantage Press, USA, 1982
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Fine Condition
Vantage Press, 1982, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Condition, First Edition

220 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Music. ISBN: 0533048028. ISBN/EAN: 9780533048021. Inventory No: 16070389. *** FREE tracked shipping for all orders within Australia ***
Title:The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard: Author's Edition. Complete Twenty Volume Set
Price:USD$1,850.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:DH00-008252
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Roycroft Shop, East Aurora, New York, 1908
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Roycroft Shop, 1908, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: 4to. 20-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. The complete 20 volume set, one of 1000 sets published, this being ... More Text...
Title:"We" by Charles A. Lindbergh: The Famous Flier's Own Story of his Life and his Transatlantic flight, together with his views on the future of Aviation
Price:USD$1,250.00
Book ID:DH00-013059
Quantity:1
Publisher:G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, 1927
Edition:Authors Autograph Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Authors Autograph Edition

Limited Numbered Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This is copy 844 of 1,000 and is signed by Charles Lindbergh. Gilt-stamped vellum and orange paper over boards, text block edges deckled, pictorial pastedowns, 308 pages, ... More Text...
Title:Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras: Or Pythagoric Life. Accompanied by Fragments of the Ethical Writings of Certain Pythagoreans in the Doric Dialect; and a Collection of Pythagoric Sentences from Stobaeus and Others
Price:USD$1,200.00
Book ID:TD00-152660
Quantity:1
Publisher:A. J. Valpy, London, 1818
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
A. J. Valpy, 1818, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Pages tanned. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gift inscription to previous owner on front pastedown. Moderate water damage to covers and endpages, text unaffected. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Portion of leather covering on spine missing. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 152660.
Title:VOLUME ONE Narrative of a Japanese; What he has seen & the people he has met in the course of the last forty years : From the time of his being casteway in 1850 down to the fight of Shimonoseki
Price:GBP£902.50 (about USD$1,179.84)
Book ID:JT00-9994055
Quantity:1
Publisher:Yokohama Printing and Publishing Co, Japan
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Yokohama Printing and Publishing Co, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

VOLUME ONE ONLY. Undated but COPAC gives Volume One as 1895 and no reason to doubt this is anything other than a first edition. Book - Volume One - in Near Very Good brown boards with gilt lettering and blind stamped decoration - slight bumping and a touch rubbed to the extreme corners and some bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, some browning to the paste downs and free ... More Text...
Title:Life And Writings Of Henry Fuseli, Esq. M.A.R.A. [Keeper, And Professor Of Painting To The Royal Academy In London; Member Of The First Class Of The Academy Of St. Luke At Rome [COMPLETE IN THREE VOLUMES]
Price:GBP£855.00 (about USD$1,117.75)
Book ID:JT00-9109
Quantity:1
Publisher:Henry Colburn And Richard Bentley, London, 1831
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Henry Colburn And Richard Bentley, 1831, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Henry Fuseli RA (German: Johann Heinrich Füssli; 1741 - 1825), Swiss painter, draughtsman and writer on art who spent most of his life in Britain where his work is said to have influenced many of the artists of his age including William Blake and his pupils included John Constable, Benjamin Haydon, William Etty, and Edwin Landseer. Books - originally bound in thin, ... More Text...
Title:The Peter Brock Story
Price:AUD$1,501.00 (about USD$1,095.14)
Signed:By a Contributor
ISBN:090808157X
Book ID:MB02-13110343
Quantity:1
Publisher:Garry Sparke & Associates, Australia, 1983
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine Condition
Garry Sparke & Associates, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Condition, First Edition, Signed by person(s) connected with book

96 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Signed by Peter Brock on title page. Also included is a Peter Brock Holden Dealer Team business card in ... More Text...
Title:The Brigands of the Morea: A Narrative of the Captivity of Mr. S. Soteropoulous
Price:AUD$1,500.00 (about USD$1,094.41)
Book ID:LU00-0006620
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sauders, Otley, and Co, London, 1868
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Sauders, Otley, and Co, 1868, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition

Chiefly translated from the Greek, by the Rev. J. O. Bagdon (James Oscar). In Two Volumes. A description of life among the brigands of Greece. No illustrations, frontispiece from Vol. 1 presumed removed. Full leather with ruled edges and corners. Raised bands, gilt title and tooling. Full gilt edges. Size: 19cm x 13cm. 294 + 326 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Set is in Very Good Minus condition, by which we mean it ... More Text...
Title:The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke (12 Volume Set)
Price:USD$950.00
Book ID:DH00-012681
Quantity:1
Publisher:Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1901
Edition:Beaconsfield Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Little, Brown and Company, 1901, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Beaconsfield Edition

Limited Numbered Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 12-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This set is number 109 of 1,000. All 12 volumes: half gilt-stamped brown leather and marbled paper over boards, top edges gilt, other edges ... More Text...
Title:Amurath To Amurath
Price:GBP£617.50 (about USD$807.26)
Book ID:JT00-9167
Quantity:1
Publisher:Heinemann, London, 1911
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Heinemann, 1911, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE ( 1868 - 1926) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, and archaeologist. An account of her travels around the Middle East and journey through Mesopotamia. Contents: Chapter I. Aleppo To Tell Ahmar II. Tell Amar To Buseirah III. Buseirah To Hit. The Parthian Stations Of Isidorus Of Charan IV. Hit To Kerbela. The Palace Of Ukheidir ... More Text...
Title:Nemarluk : King of the Wilds
Price:AUD$999.00 (about USD$728.88)
Book ID:MB02-09120299
Quantity:1
Publisher:Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia, 1941
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Angus & Robertson, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

221 pages. Edgewear and a little fraying mainly at corners and ends of spine, cloth on spine is faded, several spots on boards, minor spine lean, pages are heavily tanned, both the front and rear end pages are split at the hinge for about 1/3 of the length, pages are otherwise unmarked. PLEASE NOTE: The dust jacket shown in the accompanying image is a scan of a later edition dust jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australiana; Inventory No: 09120299. *** FREE tracked shipping for all orders within Australia ***
Title:Yvonne Audette : paintings and drawings 1949-2003
Price:AUD$960.00 (about USD$700.43)
Signed:By a Contributor
ISBN:1876832797
Book ID:SB00-0276176
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan, South Yarra, 2003
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Yvonne Audette
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Macmillan, 2003, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed by person(s) connected with book, Illustrated By: Yvonne Audette

This monograph traces an unusual life, dedicated to the arts. Audette's career as a painter and artist specialising in works on paper has now spanned near six decades: from Sydney where she studied and modelled for Max Dupain, to Europe, Italy and Spain in the post- war years when abstract expressionism was the dominant new ... More Text...
Title:Tales of a Thames Lighterman (#148 limited ed)
Price:GBP£520.80 (about USD$680.85)
ISBN:0860235157
Book ID:CC00-070878
Quantity:1
Publisher:Quotes Ltd, 1992
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Quotes Ltd, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition

~~Limited edition #148~~VG- 1st ed 1992 Quotes Ltd hardback, corners and spine ends a little pushed in, a terrific scarce edition. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0860235157. ISBN/EAN: 9780860235156. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 070878.
Title:Alpine Byways or Light Leaves Gathered in 1859 and 1860 by a Lady
Price:GBP£500.00 (about USD$653.66)
Book ID:DB03-20810
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London, 1861
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Blind stamped cloth. Contains frontispiece, 7 illustrations and 4 maps. All are present but one illustration is torn. Some tissue guards are absent. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. x + 232pp. Hinges cracked. Main text block remains firmly bound. Rear joint split with spine coming away from back cover. Front joint beginning to split. 4.5cm loss at base of spine, ... More Text...
Title:The Eshi of Nkwerre
Price:GBP£499.95 (about USD$653.59)
ISBN:978283520X
Book ID:FF00-1905
Quantity:1
Publisher:Vivians and Vivians, Nigeria, 1990
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Vivians and Vivians, 1990, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

True first edition of this amazingly rare book. With colour printed DJ that has been carefully taped to end papers inside book. Name and date written on FFEP. Some light rubbing to DJ. First impression of the First Edition. No foxing in this copy. Dust jacket is NOT clipped. NOT an Ex-Library Copy. Genuine First Edition.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 978283520X. ISBN/EAN: 9789782835208. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1905.
Title:Selected Letters: Volume Three 1910 - 1917 (1st edition hardback, vol 3)
Price:GBP£494.80 (about USD$646.86)
ISBN:0002155419
Book ID:CC00-068749
Quantity:1
Publisher:Harper Collins, 1992
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Harper Collins, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition

Near Fine/Near Fine 1st edition 1992 Harpercollins hardback, price-clipped DJ, translated with Intro by Terence Kilmartin, very scarce original hardback edition of this third, Philip Kolb-edited volume of the correspondence. Light natural aging and spine-end bruising only else Fine, tight and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002155419. ISBN/EAN: 9780002155410. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 068749.
Title:Thousand Miles Up The Nile
Price:GBP£475.00 (about USD$620.97)
Book ID:JT00-8799
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longmans, Green, & Co, London, 1877
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longmans, Green, & Co, 1877, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Amelia Edwards 1831 - 15 April 1892, English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist. In 1877, Edwards proceeded to write a vivid description of her Nile voyage, under the title of A Thousand Miles up the Nile. Enhanced with her own hand-drawn illustrations, the travelogue became an immediate best-seller. Chapter Headings: I. Cairo and the Great Pyramid II. Cairo and the ... More Text...
Title:The Leo Amery Diaries: Volume One 1896 - 1929 (1st edition hardback)
Price:GBP£462.50 (about USD$604.63)
ISBN:0091319102
Book ID:CC00-070769
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hutchinson, 1980
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Hutchinson, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition

Fine/VG+ 1st ed 1980 Hutchinson hardback, unclipped DJ, highly impressive first volume of these prized memoirs. Nick to top front corner of DJ spine and some edge-rubbing to DJ only else Fine, bright and tight copy. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091319102. ISBN/EAN: 9780091319106. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 070769.
Title:An Autobiography
Price:USD$600.00
ISBN:9780679409212
Book ID:RE00-52921
Quantity:1
Publisher:Random House, New York, 1993
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:New Book
Dust Jacket:New
Random House, 1993, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: New Book, Dust Jacket Condition: New, First Edition

AVEDON, RICHARD. An Autobiography, New York: Random House, 1993. Large, heavy folio, first edition, unpaginated with 284 duotone plates, some double-page, brown cloth boards with pink and orange lettering on spine and upper panel, duotone portrait of the author mounted on lower panel, clear acetate dust jacket, two-page introduction by Avedon, photographic index. Signed by Avedon in the year ... More Text...
Title:My Life In Sarawak & [INCLUDES White Rajahs Of Sarawak by Robert Payne]
Price:GBP£451.30 (about USD$589.99)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:JT00-9090
Quantity:1
Publisher:Methuen, London, 1913
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Methuen, 1913, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Margaret, Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak (1849 – 1936) was queen consort of the second White Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Anthony Johnson Brooke. She wrote this memoir, My Life in Sarawak, in 1913. Book - in Fair green boards with gilt lettering - some marking to the boards, slight bumping to the extreme corners and some wear to the top of the spine. Contents, some browning to the map ... More Text...
Title:Selected Letters: Volume Three 1910 - 1917 (1st edition hardback, vol 3)
Price:GBP£451.10 (about USD$589.73)
ISBN:0002155419
Book ID:CC00-070465
Quantity:1
Publisher:Harper Collins, 1992
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Harper Collins, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition

VG/Near Fine 1st edition 1992 Harpercollins hardback, price-clipped DJ, translated with Intro by Terence Kilmartin, very scarce original hardback edition of this third, Philip Kolb-edited volume of the correspondence. Some blotches to edge of pages due to age of paper, name and date to fly-leaf, light edge-rub to DJ else VG indeed, tight and unmarked. More in this series available. Sent ... More Text...
Title:The Young Errol : Flynn Before Hollywood
Price:AUD$749.00 (about USD$546.48)
ISBN:0207131589
Book ID:MB02-13090064
Quantity:1
Publisher:Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1975
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Paperback
Condition:Good
Angus & Robertson, 1975, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First Edition

First softcover edition. 154 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. A fascinating account of the early life of one of Australia's most colorful and controversial sons. John Hammond Moore trace film star Errol Flynn's turbulent career from his birth in sedate Hobart through his eccentric ... More Text...
Title:Russell and Rye House (The Chilterns Regional Library Series)
Price:GBP£416.80 (about USD$544.89)
Book ID:CC00-071076
Quantity:1
Publisher:Letchworth Printers, 1948
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Letchworth Printers, 1948, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

Good+/Good 1st ed 1948 Letchworth Printers Chilterns Regional Library hardback, unclipped DJ in protective plastic cover, illustrated and with frontispiece photo. Tear and creasing to lower rear edge of DJ, a little corner wear else good+ tight and unmarked. Scarce. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 071076.
Title:Plutarch's Lives & Plutarch's Morals Complete in Ten Volumes
Price:GBP£403.80 (about USD$527.89)
Book ID:JT00-004371
Quantity:1
Publisher:Athenaeum Press, U.K, 1905
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Athenaeum Press, 1905, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

COMPLETE IN TEN VOLUMES. PLEASE EMAIL FOR SHIPPING RATES NET WEIGHT OVER 8.0Kg SO PLEASE NOTE - WILL NOT BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE THE UK WITHOUT ADDITIONAL POSTAGE. Undated but Copac shows them as [1905?]. Plutarch's Lives in 5 volumes - xlii, 414, 422, 452, 570, 618 pages with an index, size 8.5 inches tall by 5.75 inches. Illustrated portrait frontispieces in each volume. Plutarch's Morals in 5 Volumes - i, 516, xiii, 507, ... More Text...
Title:The Dictionary of National Biography. 33 volumes ( 22 volumes, complete, and with 10 supplements and the 'Missing Persons' volume )
Price:GBP£395.00 (about USD$516.39)
Book ID:SL00-24545
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oxford University Press, 1949
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Oxford University Press, 1949, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

22 vols. pub. 1949/50 and various supplementary vols. pub. 1951/53/71/72/81/86/94/96. An above average set in terms of completeness and condition. Not ex-library. Some of the dust wrappers have closed tears or a little creasing but this a smart set for the bookshelf. The spines of the wrappers for the Supplements are sun faded, as often found. All the books seem to be free of inscriptions although ... More Text...
Title:The Life of James McNeil Whistler
Price:USD$500.00
Book ID:RE00-53432
Quantity:1
Publisher:Heinemann, London, 1908
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Heinemann, 1908, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

PENNELL, ELIZABETH and JOSEPH. The Life of James McNeil Whistler, London: William Heinemann, 1908. Large quartos, No. 8 of a large-paper edition limited to 150, pp. xxvi, 316; xiv, 327, gray boards three-quarter-bound in mustard morocco, illustrated with gravures and halftones, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, signed on the limitation page by Heinemann. Condition of ... More Text...
Title:My Bondage and My Freedom
Price:USD$500.00
Book ID:DH00-012462
Quantity:1
Publisher:Miller, Orton & Mulligan, New York and Auburn, 1855
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Brown gilt-stamped cloth over boards, (xxxi), 464 pages, Appendix, illustrated with 3 plates, including frontispiece. Part I. Life as a Slave. Part II. Life as a Freeman. From the personal library of Clifford Odets with his blindstamp ... More Text...
Title:Santana: The Hero Dog of France
Price:USD$500.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:PL00-610075
Quantity:1
Publisher:Phoenix Press, Los Angeles, CA, 1945
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Phoenix Press, 1945, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Limited run of the First Edition, this is number 237 of 500 copies, each numbered and signed by the author. This copy is inscribed "To Wallace Field with kind regards of his friend Ernest Thompson Seton". It is accompanied by a hand-drawn paw print, and dated Feb 23 - 1946. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 61 pp. Pages are tight and clean. ... More Text...
Title:Persia During The Famine: A Narrative Of A Tour In The East And Of The Journey Out And Home
Price:GBP£375.30 (about USD$490.63)
Book ID:JT00-9219
Quantity:1
Publisher:Basil Montagu Pickering, London, 1873
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Basil Montagu Pickering, 1873, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Inscribed by person(s) connected with book

Contents: Chapter I. London to Malta II. Malta to Suez III. Suez to Ceylon IV. Point de Galle to Colombo, Kandy, Madras, and Bombay V. Madras-Bombay to Bunder Abbas VI. Bunder Abbas to Bushire VII. Bushire VIII. Bushire to Burazjoon IX. Burazjoon to Shiraz X. Shiraz XI & XII. Shiraz to Ispahan XIII. Ispahan to Resht XIV. Resht to ... More Text...
Title:Bar Brawler (Signed, and inscribed separately)
Price:GBP£364.80 (about USD$476.91)
Signed:By Author
ISBN:0615658601
Book ID:CC00-069236
Quantity:1
Publisher:Full Circle, 2012
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
Full Circle, 2012, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Signed by Author

~~SIGNED by Tank to front cover with personal inscription inside front cover separately~~VG- 2012 Full Circle Press paperback, impressive memoir. Some water staining to base of pages next to spine affecting area at base of first 100 pages only, all else VG and unmarked, very scarce signed copy. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0615658601. ISBN/EAN: 9780615658605. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 069236.
Title:Philip Anderson: Cycling Legend
Price:GBP£357.50 (about USD$467.36)
ISBN:0850919339
Book ID:CC00-070599
Quantity:1
Publisher:Lothian, 1999
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Fine Condition
Lothian, 1999, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, First Edition

Fine 1st ed 1999 Lothian paperback with many photos, a terrific biog, scarce. Light spine and corner rub only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0850919339. ISBN/EAN: 9780850919332. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 070599.
Title:Memoirs Of General Sir Philip Bainbrigge K.C.B
Price:GBP£356.30 (about USD$465.80)
Book ID:JT00-9012
Quantity:1
Publisher:None Given, UK
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
None Given, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

General Sir Philip Bainbrigge CB (1786-1862) was a British Army officer. He was present at the sieges and storming of Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz, and later the advance to Madrid. He was created a knight commander of the Bath and died at St. Margaret's in 1862. Undated but no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. No title page but appears that there is nothing ... More Text...
Title:Napoleon's Memoirs
Price:GBP£350.00 (about USD$457.56)
Book ID:TP01-42370
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1945
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Original Green Cloth
Condition:Good Condition
The Golden Cockerel Press, 1945, Original Green Cloth, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition

Size: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). Slight wear to spine. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 1940s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Title:H.: Autobiography of a Child Prostitute and Heroin Addict
Price:GBP£347.10 (about USD$453.77)
ISBN:0851404855
Book ID:CC00-070164
Quantity:1
Publisher:Arlington, 1980
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Arlington, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

VG-/Good+ 1st edition 1980 Arlington hardback, unclipped DJ with extraordinary cover artwork. A little sticker residue inside rear cover beneath DJ. light crease along top edge of jacket and some page dulling with age, small area of blemishing to outer edge of first section of pages else near VG and unmarked. Scarce in hardcover. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide ... More Text...
Title:Whats real and what is not: Bob Dylan through 1964 : the myth of protest
Price:GBP£347.10 (about USD$453.77)
ISBN:3923282028
Book ID:CC00-066044
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hobo Press, 1983
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Hobo Press, 1983, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, First Edition

VG+ 1st ed 1983 Hobo Press paperback with photos at rear, terrific original study. Minor surface mark to front cover edge and a little rubbing to rear of cover else VG+ and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 3923282028. ISBN/EAN: 9783923282029. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 066044.
Title:The Gifted One: Kirkland Laing Through the Eyes of Others (SIGNED)
Price:GBP£347.10 (about USD$453.77)
Signed:By Author
ISBN:0956141307
Book ID:CC00-067740
Quantity:1
Publisher:Oliver Jarratt, 2009
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Oliver Jarratt, 2009, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition, Signed by Author

~~Signed by Oliver Jarratt to title page~~Near Fine/Near Fine 1st edition 2009 Jarratt hardback, unclipped DJ with photo section, a little spine-end bruising and surface rubbing along base of page block only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0956141307. ISBN/EAN: 9780956141309. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 067740.
Title:THE WORKS AND LIFE OF WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
Price:AUD$600.00 (about USD$437.77)
Book ID:MA00-3973
Quantity:1
Publisher:Chapman and Hall, London, 1874
Binding:Decorative Cloth
Chapman and Hall, 1874, Decorative Cloth

8 Volumes, published over the years 1874 to 1876, green boards decorated with black borders and circular device on front boards, corners lightly bumped, internally clean, a very good set. Heavy book set may require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 220 x 140mm
Title:The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Volume 4, 1925 - 1928
Price:GBP£331.50 (about USD$433.38)
ISBN:0701206691
Book ID:CC00-063166
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hogarth, 1994
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Hogarth, 1994, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

~~Withdrawn Ex-Library Copy, usual stamps and protective cover~~VG-/VG- 1st ed 1994 Hogarth hardback, unclipped DJ, yellow dust-jacket with Vanessa Bell jacket design. Corners and base of spine with mild bumps and usual library stamps to end-papers and label to base of spine only, else well-preserved and bright, unmarked. More by this author in this series available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; ... More Text...
Title:Letters to Allen Ginsberg 1953-1957
Price:USD$425.00
Signed:By Author
ISBN:091619017X
Book ID:TD00-153512
Quantity:1
Publisher:Full Court Press, New York, 1982
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Full Court Press, 1982, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Wraps lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. Signed by Burroughs and Ginsberg. Quantity Available: 1. Signed by Author. ISBN: 091619017x. ISBN/EAN: 9780916190170. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 153512.
Title:The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Volume 4, 1925 - 1928
Price:GBP£312.80 (about USD$408.93)
ISBN:0701206691
Book ID:CC00-067219
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hogarth, 1994
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Hogarth, 1994, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

~~Withdrawn Ex-library copy~~Good+/Good+ 1st ed 1994 Hogarth hardback, unclipped DJ in protective sleeve, yellow dust-jacket with Vanessa Bell jacket design. Top corners and top of spine with mild bumps and a little water-related discoloration along top rear of board beneath DJ, log-sheet residue and large Withdrawn stamp to fly-leaf, stamp and catalogue numbers to title page else well-preserved and tidy in ... More Text...
Title:Errant Diplomat: The Life Of Franz Von Papen
Price:GBP£308.80 (about USD$403.70)
Book ID:JT00-8126
Quantity:1
Publisher:Edward Arnold, London, 1940
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Edward Arnold, 1940, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

COMPLETE WITH SCARCE DUST JACKET. 'Mr. Oswald Dutch has established with Hitler's Twelve Apostles and Thus Died Austria his reputation as a sound and extremely well-informed political commentator; here he provides what is believed to be the fullest and most reliable account of the strange career of Franz von Papen. And what a story it is! A nobleman of wealth and breeding, destined for a life ... More Text...
Title:An Englishwoman's Adventures In The German Lines
Price:GBP£308.80 (about USD$403.70)
Book ID:JT00-6097
Quantity:1
Publisher:C Arthur Pearson, London, 1914
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
C Arthur Pearson, 1914, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Contents : War!; Getting Ready; How The Uhlans Came; Anything For Bread; Fiction V. Fact; The " Terrible " French; Spies Ahoy; Threatened With Death; To Leave Or Not To Leave; What The Uhlans Think; The Sign Of The Red Cross; On The Road; Rushing The Mails Through; A Teuton Feast; Coals Of Fire; In Danger; Maps And Mines; In The Bar; In The Woods; Prisoners Of War; A Disturbed ... More Text...
Title:Extracts Of Notes Taken In The Course Of A Tour On The Continent Of Europe, In The Years 1814 And 1815, Principally Relating to A Visit To The Island Of Elba, And A Conversation Held With Napoleon Bonaparte , During His Residence There
Price:GBP£308.80 (about USD$403.70)
Book ID:JT00-004935
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown;- Printed And Published By J. Heard, Truro, And May Be Had Of All Other Booksellers, U.K, 1822
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown;- Printed And Published By J. Heard, Truro, And May Be Had Of All Other Booksellers, 1822, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition

Anonymous but Copac show it as by John Henry Vivian (9 August 1785-10 February 1855), a Welsh industrialist and politician of Cornish extraction. Undated but Copac show it as 1822 and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. vi, 58 pages, size 8.25 inches ... More Text...
Title:Edward Pellew : Viscount Exmouth Admiral of the Red
Price:GBP£308.80 (about USD$403.70)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:JT00-004426
Quantity:1
Publisher:Methuen, U.K, 1934
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Methuen, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Signed by Author

A HAND WRITTEN LETTER AND INSCRIPTION DATED MARCH 1939 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A UNIQUELY DESIRABLE COPY VERY RARE BOOK, COMPLETE WITH DUST JACKET AND AUTHOR'S LETTER. viii, 478 pages, size 8.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches with an index. Illustrated black and white portrait frontispiece and 13 maps and diagrams. ' The biography of a Cornish seaman of Nelson's days, and a book which will interest all ... More Text...
Title:Berenice Abbott, American Photographer
Price:USD$400.00
ISBN:9780070475519
Book ID:RE00-53364
Quantity:1
Publisher:Artpress, n.p, 1982
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (in Slipcase)
Condition:Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Artpress, 1982, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

ABBOTT, BERENICE. American Photographer, n.p.: Artpress, 1982. Folio, copy No. 262 of an edition of 400, pp. 256, red cloth boards with silver lettering on front and spine, slipcased, duotone photos, signed on the limitation page by Abbott. This edition was issued with a signed print, but the present copy lacks that. A beautifully printed retrospective on Abbott's entire career. ... More Text...
Title:Rubin My Life My Art: An Autobiography and Selected Paintings
Price:USD$400.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:DH00-008937
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sabra Books / Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1970
Edition:Edition Unstated
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Sabra Books / Funk & Wagnalls, 1970, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Edition Unstated, Signed by Author

Size: 4to. 227 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Rubin has signed and inscribed on the half title page "To Alice & Simon with a hearty Shalom" and underneath has drawn a dove and signed again below that. Tan rough fabric ... More Text...
Title:Les Memoires de la Regence de la Reyne Marie de Medicis
Price:GBP£300.00 (about USD$392.20)
Book ID:DB03-20744
Quantity:1
Publisher:Claude Barbin, Paris, 1666
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Claude Barbin, 1666, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Leather-bound with gilt decoration and raised bands to spine. Size: 18mo - between 5 - 5¾" tall. 352 pp. Text is in French. Ink note to margin of one page. Front hinge cracked. Main text block remains firmly bound. Spine worn and slightly cocked with slight loss to top and base. Wear to joints. Pages browned slightly. Previous owner's ink-stamp facing title. Covers worn. Corners bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; France; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; French Language; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 20744.
Title:Up The Country: Letters written to her Sister from the Upper Provinces of India. In Two Volumes
Price:GBP£300.00 (about USD$392.20)
Book ID:B009-2726
Quantity:1
Publisher:Richard Bentley, London, 1866
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Richard Bentley, 1866, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

red half leather with bright gilt titles & decoration to 5 raised bands; black title labels plus gilt volume numbers on spine; marbled boards. Written while on an extended tour of Northern India with her sister Fanny between 1837 & 1840, while her brother George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland was in residence as Governor-General of that country, these letters give a ... More Text...

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