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Charles Dickens A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life & Work

By: Davis, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07456

ISBN: 0816029059

Condition: Near Fine


Slight lean to spine, small dent to fore-edge, and trace of shelf wear to jacket. Nice, clean copy. 432 pages with Index. Following the A to Z entries are two Appendices and an Index. Appendix A: A Brief Chronology of Dickens' Life and Major Works. Appendix B: A Select Bibliography About Dickens and His Works. Illustrated. Oversized book that may require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

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84, Charing Cross Road

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10736

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black and white lettering to the spine and postmark illustrations in black on the front cover. Several tiny spots or nibblings on the top edge of the page block. The interior is clean and free of writing or marks. The dust jacket, designed by Janet Halverson, is price-clipped and shows mild wear to the top and bottom edges as well as tiny chips and tears to the spine ends. The dust jacket is now protected in an archival Mylar sleeve. Stated First Printing. 97 pages. The book consists of a series of letters between New York writer Helene Hanff, in search of books by certain Briti... View more info

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Michael D. Heaston Catalogue Forty-Three: Cartography of the American West - A Selection of Pocket, Plat, and Books and Pamphlets with Maps and Atlases

By: Heaston, Michael D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Michael D. Heaston Rare Books & Manuscripts:

Seller ID: 10734

Condition: Fine


218 items featured, some black and white images. A fine, unmarked copy. View more info

Image for American Book-Prices Current, Index 1955-1960: A Priced Summary of Books, Autographs & Mss, Broadsides, and Maps Sold at Auction in the United States from July 1955 - June 1960, Together with the Principal Sales in London from July 1957 - June 1960

American Book-Prices Current, Index 1955-1960: A Priced Summary of Books, Autographs & Mss, Broadsides, and Maps Sold at Auction in the United States from July 1955 - June 1960, Together with the Principal Sales in London from July 1957 - June 1960

By: Lazare, Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Book-prices Current: 1961

Seller ID: 06068

Condition: Very Good


1533 pages, including advertisements of specialist book dealers classified by subject. View more info

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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Murphy, Mary McDonagh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10502

ISBN: 978006192407

Condition: Fine


Signed on the title page by the author, Mary McDonagh Murphy (name only). Foreword by Wally Lamb. Reflections from Tom Brokaw, James McBride, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey, and more. 217 pages, illustrated. View more info

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PBA Galleries Sale 327: The Edwin Blair Collection of Beat Literature Plus Modern Literature and the Avant-Garde

By: PBA Galleries

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, PBA Galleries: 2006

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: Fine


136 pages, 437 lots. Black and white photos. Front cover: Detail from a photograph of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsburg, and William S. Burroughs while at Columbia University, 1945 (Lot 295). Back cover: Details, clockwise from upper-left, from lots 9, 317, 161, and 50. Fine, unmarked copy. View more info

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Adventures in Collecting Lewis Carroll: Selections from the Sewell Collection

By: Sewell, Byron W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Detering Book Gallery: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09960

Condition: Near Fine


About fine with a mere trace of wear. Exhibit catalog of books and ephemera from the Sewell Collection of Lewis Carroll, presented by the Detering Book Gallery, Houston, Texas, December 1 - December 31, 1979. Fifty pages, thirty-seven items. Illustrated with black and white photos. Introduction by Peter Heath, President of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America. From Herman E. Detering's Preface: " This exhibit, a portion of the many items assembled over a nine year period by Susan and Byron Sewell, was chosen both for the quality of the material and because it provides an instructive ... View more info

A Book Collector on the Texas Frontier

By: Vedung, Siv

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas Swedish Cultural Foundation: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05078

Condition: Near Fine


Light rub to the jacket, else a fine copy in an archival protective sleeve. 156 ages with References, Appendixes, and Index. Several illustrations, including the frontispiece of Palm. The life of Swedish immigrant Svante Palm, who played important roles in Texas in civic, commercial, cultural, and political life. His true passion, though, was for book collecting. He donated his private library to the University of Texas in 1897, the Swedish portion of which remains as a unique document that contains many rare and valuable volumes from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Provided in this book a... View more info

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Manual of Style (1925) University of Texas Press - For Use in the Publications and the Departmental Printing of the University of Texas

By: Wright, A.C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09978

Condition: Very Good


Dark green flexible covers with gilt lettering. In the Specimens of Type chapters, several pages have examples neatly cut out from the page. Approximately the last half of the book shows a small, faint moisture stain in the gutter at the tail of the spine. Otherwise some mild rubbing and shelf wear. The first edition of this publication (no other printings indicated) offers suggestions and rules compiled by A.C. Wright, Manager of the University of Texas Press, to facilitate University printing and reduce costs by properly preparing copy before sending to the printer. Signed by A.C. Wright on ... View more info