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New York: 1891. Hardcover. Very good- in 3/4 leather maroon leather with marble paper covered boards. Both boards are loose but still attached. Wear to hinges. Ex-libris with stamps to front and rear paste down. Text is clean and bright. 765 pages. Good candidate for rebinding. Periodicals. PER811131. Very Good -.
New York: Frederick Keppel & Company, 1911. Paperback. Very good in light grey paper wraps with black title to front and spine panels. Edge wear includes creasing and chipping. Minor browning to spine. Interior pristine with many art reproductions on thick stock. Art Criticism and Collection. PER/2203. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Jose CORTI, 1940. Paperback. Includes contributions from Aragon, Marguerite Yourcenar, Kavafis, Rene Daumal, Audiberti, Bernard Groethuysen, Henri Michaux, Holderlin, Henri Pourrat, Han Yu, Henri Thomas, and Maurice Sceve. Very good plus in white paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Browning to spine and light rubbing to covers. Small dampstain to rear cover. Browning to margins of pages, else clean. A few short closed tears to edges of pages. Many pages remain unopened. 176 pages. In French. Periodical. PER/3123. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Jose CORTI, 1939. Paperback. Includes contributions from Paul Claudel, Juljan Tuwim, Raymond Queneau, J.G. Hamann, Paul Eluard, John Cowper Powys, Kleber Haedens, Jean Tardieu, Hegel, Henri Michaux, Marcel Lecomte, Amiel. Very good in white paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Pencil notation on front cover. Browning to spine and light rubbing to covers. Clean, bright interior. 160 pages. In French. Periodical. PER/3123. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Jose CORTI, 1939. Paperback. Includes contributions by Jules Supervielle, Alexei Remizov, Jean Vaudal, Franz Hellens, Paul Claudel, Raymond Lulle, Marc Bernard, Georges Blin, Jean de Sponde, and Philon le Juif. Very good in white paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Browning to spine and light rubbing to covers. Clean, bright interior. Many pages remain unopened. 178 pages. In French. Periodical. PER/3123. Very Good.
New York: Harper's Weekly, 1860. Paperback. A single issue. Includes a two page spread of a view of Central Park, New York. Also includes several chapters from Wilkie Collins' "The Woman in White." Folio sized pages, folded in half. Minor smudge marks and occasional light spots of soiling. It appears that this issue was once bound as it has sewing holes and glue remnants to spine. Illustrated. pages 369 - 384. (16 pages.) PER/040419. Very Good.
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University, 1972. Paperback. All three issues are in very good condition with minor wear to edges of wrappers and a few light smudge marks. Bound in beige paper wrappers with brown titles to spines and illustration of Conrad to front covers. Clean interiors. Periodicals. PER/121113. Very Good.
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University, 1974. Paperback. All three issues are in very good condition with minor browning to edges of wrappers and spines. Bound in grey paper wrappers with brown titles to spines and illustration of Conrad to front covers. Clean interiors. Periodicals. PER/121113. Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam and Sons, 1868. Hardcover. Includes articles on the beginning of New York, James Fenimore Cooper, Horace Greeley, Corals and Pearls, paper, the right of copyright, Women and Work, poetry, literature, and much more. Bound in three quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor wear and rubbing to leather, edges of boards, boards, and corners. Chipping to paper on rear cover. Marbled endpapers. Occasional smudge marks and spots of foxing, but clean overall. Stain to fore-edge of textblock. Includes five plates. 776 pages. PER/061918. Very Good.
New York: The Century Co., 1897. Hardcover. Includes the first printing of "A Man and Some Others" by Stephen Crane (600 - 607), illustrated by Frederic Remington; "On the Road" and "Parted" by Paul Laurence Dunbar (958 and 320); and multiple articles about Ulysses Grant and the Civil War. Bound in dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Wear and fraying to spine ends and edges of boards. Minor rubbing to boards. The front interior hinge is cracked and the rear interior hinge is seperated from the binding. Remnants of an old hand-made paper jacket are adhered to both endpages. Minor soiling and chipping to edges of some pages. Illustrated. 960 pages. PER/060718. Good.
Virginia Museum: Richmond, 1973. Paperback. 4toNear fine orange side staple paper wrappers with intricately illustrated cover (fashioned after John Hariot's 1590 exploration of the New World). Minor bumping to corners. Reproduction of book inside, with translated captions for engravings, 32 pages. Art Periodical. PER/9262. Near Fine.
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1873. Hardcover. With numerous articles and stories by various authors. Most notable are three articles by George Armstrong Custer about his early experiences when stationed in the Indian Territory at the end of the 1860s. This occupation ended in his battle of Washita in 1868 against the Cheyenne Indians. The articles appeared here three years before Custer's death at Little Big Horn in 1876. These and later articles were later issued in book form as My Life on the Plains. Also of particular interest is an article titled "Anti-Slavery Men of the South" by the Virginia journalist and Confederate sympathizer Edward A. Pollard. Pollard's pro-South views changed somewhat after the war and here he writes that there was significant if not conflicted opposition to slavery in the southern states before and during the war. There is also the first printing of "Roman Note-Book by Henry James. It was included with several other pieces by James on his travels in Italy in Italian Hours in 1909. Bound in three quarter brown leather with raised bands and title and volume labels to the spine. Leather has some rubbing and scraping. Blue and black marbled paper covers. Previous owner signature on ffep. Tender hinges. Interior pages clean and bright. In very good condition 868 pages. PER/061918. Very Good.
Baltimore: Society of American Poets, 1943. Paperback. Very good- in green paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Soiling to top of front wrapper and to spine. Small christmas sticker to front wrapper. Minor edgewear. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 101 pages + table of contents. Poetry. POE/041816. Very Good -.