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201 Los-Rios, Jean Francois de.Bibliographie Instructive Ou Notice de Quelques Livres Rares Singuliers Et Difficiles Trouver, Avec Des Notes Historiques, Pour Connotre Et Distinguer Les Diffrentes Editions, Et Leur Valeur Dans Le Commerce; disposee par Francois de Los-Rios, Libraire a Lyon. [Unique and Hard to Find Rare Books With Historical Notes To Distinguish the Different Editions, And Their Value In The Trade.]
Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller in Lyon. The bilbiografía is organized as a directory with 639 entries briefly discussed and 190 references in the included supplement. The entries are organized thematically. Los-Rios also offered an "index auctorum" to facilitate locating the names and titles. A scarce early work on the trade. Covers soiled and slightly cocked; edges discolored; corners bumped. Contemporary inked inscription inside front cover. Interior clean and tight with some light toning but no foxing. $500. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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202 Louys, PierreSatyrs and Women
New York: Covici, Friede, 1930. Decorative Cloth. Good. No Jacket, as Issued. Folio - over 12. Signed by Illustrator. An ode to the female form, translated by Pierre Louys with tipped-in color illustrations by Majeska. No. 308 of 1250 copies. Bound in blue buckrum, rubbed and and faded.. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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203 Lovisi, Gary (ed.)Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler / A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new.. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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204 Low, Governor Frederick F.Reflections of a California Governor.
Sacramento: Sacramento Book Collectors Club,, 1959. First Thus, Decorative Cloth. Fine. No Jacket, as Issued.. 4to - over 9¾. The texts of a "Memoir" (1877-1878) and an interview (1883) between Low and H.H. Bancroft, in which the ninth governor of California (1863-1867) reflected on his business and political life, with particular emphasis on the Gold Rush, the railroads, and the question of Chinese immigration. Club publication number 7. Limited to 310 copies, printed by the Grabhorn Press. 78 pp. Edited, with Preface and Notes by Robert H. Becker. Quarto. Pp. xiii, [1], 78. Frontis portrait in color. Initials printed in red, yellow and black. Notes, index. Half tan linen over red patterned boards, leather spine label, gilt. [Grabhorn: 605; Rocq: 6771].. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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205 M. B. [Max Brand]The Thunderer
Derrydale Press, 1933. 1st, M.B. [Max Brand]. Illustrated by Paul Brown. New York: Derrydale Press, 1933. Limited edition of 950 copies. Pebble-grained red cloth decorated in gilt. Light wear to edges and corners, spine lightly darkened. Bookplate front endpaper. Interior clean and tight.. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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206 Machen, ArthurShining Pyramid, The
NY: Martin Secker, 1925. 1st edition. 8vo dark blue cloth, T.e.g. No. 111 of a limited edition of 250, signed by the author. Good+; light chafing on front cover, lower corners bumped; chip in the paper label on spine; light wear overall.. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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207 Machen, ArthurThe Chronicle of Clemendy; or, the History of the IX. Joyous Journeys
Carbonnek, 1923. Privately printed for the Society of Pantagruelists. 8vo. 331 pp. ¼ vellum and blue boards; Limited edition. No. 241 of 1050 copies, signed by Machen in ink. Fine; a pristine copy in poor d/w with the spine detached from flaps, cut in half (both halves present), and 1” chips at top and bottom of spine.. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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208 Mailer, NormanThe Executioner's Song
Little Brown and Co, 1979. 1st edition, a fine copy inscribed and with an additional signed letter on Mailer's letterhead. The inscription is to George Christy, former reviewer and society columnist for the Hollywood Reporter. The typed letter, dated 1981, is a single page of stationary thanking Christy for sending Mailer his review, signed "Norman". The book itself is nearly pristine; just a 1/8" wide bit of sunning to part of the lower front cover and lower spine. The dust jacket is near fine with a few small nicks along top edge and some minor shelf-wear. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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209 March, Joseph MoncureThe Wild Party
1st ed.(1928, 8vo without dustjacket. Privately published in an edition of 200 copies, this copy unnumbered. The Wild Party is a book-length, jazz-age narrative poem. It was widely banned but a publishing success nevertheless perhaps because of the controversy. The poem tells the story of two lovers who live in a decadent style that March depicts as unique to Hollywood. They decide to have one of their parties, complete with illegal bathtub gin and the couple's colorful, eccentric friends, but the party does not unfold without more tumultuous goings-on than planned. A new hardcover edition was released in 1994 with the subtitle The Lost Classic. It featured about fifty black-and-white illustrations by Art Spiegelman. Condition: Interior is clean but with the first signature slightly loose but fully intact. Fuscia endpapers have some fading at edges. Covers are heavily rubbed with a 2" scratch in front cover and some abrasion along the cloth near the back of the spine. An inked number, faded, at bottom of spine. Possibly a library mark.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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210 March, Joseph MoncureThe Wild Party
New York: Pantheon, 1994. 1st thus, Art Spiegeln. 1st edition thus, illustrated and inscribed by Spiegelman with a full-page drawing. The inscription, with a sketch of a bottle of hootch with a skull & crossbones, is to George Christy -- the book reviewer for the Hollywood Reporter. As new in mylar protected dust jacket.. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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211 Martin, LutherSecret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia in the Year 1787, for the Purpose of Forming the Constitution on the United States of America
Cincinnati: Alston Mygatt, 1838. "From The Notes Taken By The Late Robert Yates, Esq. Chief Justice Of New York, And Copied By John Lansing, Jun. Esq. Late Chancellor Of That State, Members Of That Convention Including The Genuine Information Laid Before The Legislature Of Maryland By Luther Martin, Esq. Then Attorney General Of That State, And A Member Of The Same Convention Also, Other Historical Documents Relative To The Federal Compact Of The North American Union." This is a later printing; first published in 1821. Fair condition: Interior is very sound and clean with no loose signatures but some light foxing. Front and rear covers are heavily rubbed and chipped; most of spine is missing or detached.. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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212 Matheson, RichardI Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition
Springfield: Gauntlet Publications, 1995. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾. Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Matheson, George Clayton Johnson, Matthew R. Bradley, Dan Simmons, and Dennis Etchison. Bound in full red leather with gilt letter spine and front cover. In Fine original black leather covered slipcase. Red silk ribbon bookmark. 8vo. 258 pp.. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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213 Matheson, RichardHell House, The 25th Anniversary Edition
Springfield: Gauntlet Publications, 1996. Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾. Signed by Author. 25th Anniv edition; limited to 600 copies in slipcase. Signed by Matheson, Dean Koontz.. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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214 Matthiessen, PeterIn the Spirit of Crazy Horse
First edition. NY: Viking, 1983. Fine in price-clipped d/w. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on the 1971 shoot-out at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, a 71-day, armed stand-off between federal and state agents and upon the 1975 shootout involving the AIM activist Leonard Peltier in which two FBI agents were killed. Matthiessen investigates his later trial and conviction; and the controversies surrounding the case. Bill Janklow, the former Republican state attorney general and governor of South Dakota, and David Price, an agent with the FBI, filed libel suits against Viking Press for contents of the book. Janklow also filed a suit against the author Matthiessen. In an unusual action, he filed a suit against three South Dakota booksellers for selling copies of the book. Viking Press filed a countersuit against Janklow, which in part alleged he had interfered with the company's constitutional rights to publish and distribute the book. The lawsuits prevented the book from being published in paperback for eight years. The rulings in favor of Matthiessen and the publishers was a major free speech case.. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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215 Matthiessen, PeterAt Play in the Fields of the Lord
Random House, New York, 1965. 1st ed., 1st ptg. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: G. Peter Matthiessen's middle-masterpiece. DJ unclipped, and with price visible ($5.95), but with one-inch piece at upper spine and several smaller chips along top edge. D/W slightly age-darkened as is common.. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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216 Matthiessen, PeterPartisans
First edition in d/w. Viking Press, 1955. Book: Good - Sound, tight copy but with some age-toning along spine and owner's signature inside front cover. The dust wrapper was trimmed so that it is 1/4" shorter than the book.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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217 Matthiessen, PeterOomingmack: The Expedition to the Musk Ox Island in the Bering Sea
NY: Hastings House, 1967. 1st ed., Matthiessen was a member of the Nunivak Expedition formed to capture a group of musk ox calves to raise for their wool. Black and white photographs by the author. Book is flawless. Dustwrapper has a faded spine and faint sun line 1/4" wide along spine.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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218 Matthiessen, PeterRace Rock
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1954. 1st ed. Hardcover. Author’s first book. Good. Average shelf-wear with some light fading at top and bottom of spine. [The book was very prone to wear; truly fine copies are very scarce.] Penciled page notations inside back cover; light stain on ffep. In tape-repaired d/w with several small tears and light soiling on rear.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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219 Matthiessen, PeterProfile: Cesar Chavez
Los Angeles: UAW Western Region 6, 1969. First thus, 1st ed., 8-1/2x11" stapled wrappers. Pamphlet offprint published by the UAW of two New Yorker articles [June 21 and 28, 1969, that were the basis for his later book Sal Si Puedes. Signed by Matthiessen on the cover below his name 24 pp. [Nicholas p. 13] A pristine copy.. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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220 MAYER, BrantzMexico, Aztec, Spanish And Republican With A View Of The Ancient Aztec Empire And Civilization; A Historical Sketch Of The Late War; And Notices Of New Mexico And California.
Hartford: S.Drake And Company, 1852. Second edition. Two volumes bound in one. Vol. I 433 pgs; Vol. II 398 pgs. Portrait, one map, and 11 plates in volume I; portrait, 34 plates and map in volume II. Publisher's blind-stamped calf, gilt spine, marbled edges and end papers. Heavily rubbed, with wear to edges. Prior owner's name in gilt on front cover. Front hinge cracked. Exlib with labels on front paste-down blacked out and a library inventory label on ffep. Text block clean and tight with scattered light foxing throughout.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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221 Mayer, Brantz.Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican with a View of the Ancient Aztec Empire and Civilization; A Historical Sketch of the Late War; and Notices of New Mexico and California.
Hartford: S. Drake and Company, 1852. Second edition. Two volumes bound in one. Vol I 433 pos; Vol II 398 pgs. Portrait, one map, and 11 plates in volume 1; portrait, 34 plates an map in volume II. Publisher's blind-stamped calf, gilt spine, marbled edges and end papers. Heavily rubbed with wear to edges. Prior owner's name in gilt on front cover. Front hinge cracked. Vintage Ex-lib with labels on front paste-down blacked out and a library inventory label on deep. Text block clean and tight with scattered light foxing throughout.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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222 McCarthy, Senator JosephAmerica's Retreat from Victory
New York: Devin-Adair Company, 1952. 1st ed., 12mo, blue cloth, 186 pp. Good: External appearance is fine, but pages were printed on cheap paper and have browned along edges. Small ink star on front end paper. In good d/w with numerous creases and nicks along edges and a 1" open tear at bottom of front cover.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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223 McCullers, CarsonCollected Stories of Carson McCullers
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987. 1st ed., with full number line. A virtually pristine copy in dust jacket with very minor shelf-wear; no tears, rubs, or nicks -- just no longer has that shiny new finish.. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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224 McCutcheon, George Barr.Books Once Were Men / An Essay for Booklovers
NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931. 8vo, marbled boards, black cloth spine lettered in gold, t.e.g, ribbon place marker. 1st ed. Limited to 1000 copies. An essay published in tribute to McCutcheon who was a noted collector of first editions and a lover of fine books. Introduction by William Dana Orcutt who designed the. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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225 Mellott, S.H.Telepathy
American School of Magnetic Healing, 1899. 1st ed. 16mo, printed blue stapled wrappers, 64 pp. Illus. An unrecorded guide to telepathy published by the American School of Magnetic Healing, Nevada Missouri – the institution usually associated with the work of Professor Sidney Weltmer. (Rear cover includes ads for Weltmer’s works.) Not in OCLC or in the Library of Congress online catalogs, although several copies have previously appeared on the net. Interior is fine; clean and tight. Wrappers lightly rubbed along edges and spine; a ¼” clip from upper right front cover and a small chip from lower corner near spine. Light penciled initials on front cover at top. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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226 Melville, Herman[Moby Dick chapter 54: "The Town-Ho's Story"] in Harper's New Monthly Magazine: Volume III, June to November 1851.
1st ed., thus. viii, 864 pages. Noteable for containing, in the October issue, the first appearance in print of any part of Moby Dick. (pp. 658-665) "*From 'THE WHALE'. The title of a new work by Mr. Melville, in the press of Harper and Brothers, and now publishing in London by Mr. Bentley." Maroon leather spine and corners, with gilded bands; dark brown boards. Leather scuffed and corners rubbed; front joint cracked at bottom. Endpapers foxed and soiled. Text block clean and tight with very little foxing.. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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227 Mencken, H. L.James Branch Cabell
Robert T. McBride & Company, 1927. First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works. Fine.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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228 Mencken, H. L.The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919. Limited first edition (981 of 1500 numbered copies), 8vo black Cloth, 374 pp., Good; rear cover slightly bowed, light surface wear, spine titles rubbed. Lacking d/w.. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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229 Mencken, H.L.James Branch Cabell
NY: Robert T. McBride & Company, 1927. First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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230 Mencken, H.L.Prejudices: First Second & Third Series
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919, 1920, 1922. 3 volumes; 8vo black cloth. First Editions: no additional printings stated. Good-very good. Second series has titling on spine rubbed. Lacking d/w’s.. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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231 Mencken, H.L>, Nathan, George Jean; Wright, Willard Huntington.Europe After 8:15
NY: John Lane Company, 1914. 12mo, orange cloth, black titles and décor. Satiric essays about travel in Europe, written on the brink of World War I. Very good, llight edgewar, spine darkened; bookplate on front pastedown.. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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232 Millay, Edna St. VincentAria da Capo / A Play in One Act
Harper & Brothrs, 1924. A later printing [code b-y indicates Feb 1924] but a pristine copy in d/w.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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233 Millay, Edna St. VincentConversation at Midnight
NY: Harper & Brothers,, 1931. 8vo, First edition. publisher’s original black cloth over blue boards. A pristine copy in near fine dustjacket with two small tears upper back panel.. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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234 Millay, Edna St. Vincent.Wine from These Grapes
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1934. 1st ed. 8vo. Fine copy in near fine d/w.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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235 Miller, ArthurAll My Sons / A Play in Three Acts
Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First, 8vo, beige cloth. The true first edition of Miller's first published play, but without dust-jacket. The book is clean and tight internally with no chipping, rubbing, or noticeable shelf-wear and with no markings inside or out. There are several very light 'rust' spots on the front cover and gutter and some light sunning on back panel. If only it had the jacket.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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236 Miller, Dorthy (Editor)Fourteen Americans
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1946. Catalog for the noted 1946 exhibition. Artists included Saul Steinberg, Robert Motherwell, Isamu Noguchi, Mark Tobey, David Aronson and five others. 1st ed. Fine copy in fine d/w. Only significant flaw is prior owner signature on end paper. Tiny chip at bottom of spine; d/w has 1/4" chip at top edge and very minor rubbing at top of spine. As fine a copy as you are likely to find.. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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237 Miller, HenryReflections on the Death of Mishima
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1972. Pristine copy, signed by Miller on the title page. This 1st softcover edition was published shortly after the first hardcover edition that was limited to 200 signed and numbered copies.. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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238 Moore, MarianneIdiosyncrasy & Technique / Two Lectures by Marianne Moore
University of California Press, 1958. 1st, Fine. A fine copy of her two lectures - inaugurating the Ewing Lectures of the University of California Los Angeles. Though not stated, only 1000 copies were printed. Fine.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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239 Morris, WillieHomecomings
University Press of Mississippi, 1989. Signed limited edition. One of 174 numbered copies signed by both the author and artist. Fine copy in original slipcase. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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240 Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars)
1703. Amsterdam: F. Van der Platas, 1703 - 12mo, vellum. 448 pp. Second edition of this history of the Order of the Templars (1119-1314), written in 1691 by a Protestant theologian, scholar, professor of theology, rhetoric and history. Includes an index of authors cited and subject index. Vellum binding is intact, but soiled and with a slight bow to front cover. Ink title on spine. Pencil notations on ffep. Title page in red and black, engraved vignette. Text block is tight but many pages are age-toned or foxed; not enough to detract from a generally sound appearance. Several small tears in end papers. Detailed photos can be emailed on request.. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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241 Nichols, Dr. PerryCancer: It's Proper Treatment and Cure / The Dr. Nichols Sanatorium / The Value of Escharotics - or Medicines whih will Destroy any Living or Fungus Tissue in the Treatment o fCancer, Lupus, Chronic Ulcers and Tumors
East Aurora [NY]: At the Roycroft Shops, 1925. 1st ed., 8vo, embossed leatherette covers. 256 pp. The Nichols Sanitorium had treated 3300 patients up to 1918, and by 1956 the list had grown to 70,000. Many medical doctors did not recognize the Sanitorium as a valid medical institution, but the thousands of people who came to Savannah as a last resort and almost without hope, and who left after treatment to live for many years in comfort, seemed to be sufficient proof that this place did relieve suffering and that it added years to the lives of those who were treated. Dr. Nichols died in September 1925 and the Sanitorium passed into the hands of his daughter. This memorial to his work is notable for the quality of the Roycroft's production and binding. Very good condition; some light stains on back cover and some minor edgewear. Interior is pristine.. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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242 Nierendorf, Karl (ed.)Paul Klee: Paintings, Watercolors, 1913 to 1939
NY: Oxford Univeristy Press, 1941. Small 4to, 35 numbered pages; Two tipped-in color serigraphs: 'Fulfillment 1920' and 'Figure of the Oriental Theatre', photograph of Klee by Josef Albers, and 65 b/w plates [complete]. Spiral plastic comb binding. Front cover partially detached but intact; covers stained and chipped., large dampstain on rear cover but not affecting text block. Interior in nice condition. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy in the gallery’s reference library, hence the rough condition. Until its recent closure, the Stendahl Gallery was one of America's oldest continuously operating private art galleries. Art from the Stendahl collections found a home in The Louvre and many other major institutions throughout the world. Upon closing the gallery, the family donated a significant collection of photographs and documentation to the Getty Research Institute.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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243 Nin, AnaisThis Hunger
NY: Gemor Press, 1945. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. 12mo, illustrated boards. With 5 woodblock illustrations by Ian Hugo. A very good copy. Interior is clean and tight except for some very light natural discoloration on the front and rear paste-downs. Front cover has a couple of small spots at upper right corner; spine is lightly darkened. No chips, tears or rubbing.. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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244 Nordhoff, CharlesCALIFORNIA: FOR HEALTH, PLEASURE, AND RESIDENCE. A Book For Travellers and Settlers.
Harper & Brothers, 1872. 1st ed., 8vo. Brown decorated cloth, gilt titles. 255 pp. [Publisher's catalogue of Travel books] + Frontis Map. Illustrated with drawings and maps. A good+ copy. Generally clean and tight but with rubbing at exteremities and corners.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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245 North, SterlingRascal / A Memoir of a Better Era
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1963. 4th printing, with tipped-in typed presentation (TLS) signed by North in red pencil. Lower right corner bumped, otherwise a fine copy in fine dust jacket. Winner of the Dutton Animal Book Award for 1963.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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246 Ortega Y Gasset, JoseInvertebrate Spain
New York: W.W. Norton, 1937. 1st, 8vo, black cloth. Very good-near fine copy in VG d/w. Book has some light staining inside covers, otherwise fine. The staining appears to be an image transfer from the yellow d/w flaps. D/w has edgewear and a few small nicks but no significant tears or chips.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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247 OvidLove Books of Ovid, The (A. King illustrations)
New York:: Art Studio Books., 1930.. First thus., Cloth.. Very good;. no jacket, as issued.. Illustrated by Alexander King.. One of the many illustrated, 'erotic' classics published during the 1920-30's. This copy is one of two thousand numbered copies. The book was also published in a deluxe edition of 50 copies, with an original erotic sketch on the end paper, and in an addition of 18 copies bound in morocco with the original artwork to one of the illustrations laid inside a clamshell box. The translation, pseudonymously attributed to Charles Young, is also by Alexander King (with the assistance of Jack Borut.). 
Price: 125.00 USD
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248 Paine, RalphThe Book of Buried Treasure
The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and Plate of Pirates, Galleons, Etc. Which are Sought to This Day. London: William Heinemann, 1911. 1st ed., 8vo blue cloth. 425 pp. Front hinge split at ffep, otherwise in good condition. Written by a world-renowned expert whose personal fascination with buried treasure found expression in a series of popular volumes on the history of lost treasure and treasure seekers. The author tells of treasure-seeking expeditions to the Cocos Islands of the coast of Costa Rica; the Indian Ocean and the China Sea; Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and seas. etc. etc. Illustrated with photos.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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249 Percy, WalkerThe Last Gentleman
Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1966. 1st, Fine copy in fine dust jacket.. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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250 Perrault, CharlesContes de Fees par Charles Perrault / Ornes de Gravures Nouvelles [Perrault's Fair Tales]
Paris: L. De Bure, Libraire, n.d. (circa 1850). French printing of several of Perrault's fairy tales, illustrated with 8 hand-colored plates. Includes Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and six other tales. 12mos, marbled boards, rebacked in black leather w/leather corners. Condition good:interior clean and tight with no foxing. Rear endpaper detached, front end-paper partially detached, inside covers soiled, edges and corners rubbed. A very nice illustrated edition.. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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251 Petrides, Paul. L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo / Volume 1 (Catalogue Raisonne).
Paris: Paul Petrides, 1959. 1st ed., small folio, paper wrappers in folding chemise and slipcase. No. 103 of 1000 copies. Profusely illustrated. 484 pp. with 418 mostly b/w plates. Subsequent volumes in this comprehensive catalog raisonne were published in later years. Small chip at top of spine otherwise a fine copy. The cardboard sleeve is cracked at top of front hinge and has some light toning. The slipcase is good only; fully intact but with cracks and chips at edges and corners.. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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252 Philidor, François-André Danican.Analysis of the Game of Chess by Mr. Philidor. A New Edition Improved and Greatly Enlarged to Which are Added Several Parties , Played by the Author Blindfolded Against Three Adversaries.
London: P. Emsly, 1790. Third edition. Two volume set, bound as one. Vol I - 223 pages. Vol II - 183 pages. Contemporaneous calf with gilt decoration and title to the spine. A book on chess strategy -- moves described with explanatory notes. With the Abbreviations and Subscriber List sometimes lacking. François-André Danican Philidor (1726 - 1795) was a French composer and regarded as the best chess player of his age. Text block is clean and tight with no foxing. Covers rubbed overall with extrernal crack at back hinge. Contemporaneous engraved bookplate of G.W.F. Gregor on front pastedown. Gregor was a sometime Esquire of Cornwall, and lord of the manor at Trewarthenick House.. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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253 Phillips, George LewisAmerican Chimney Sweeps / An Historical Account of a Once Important Trade
Trenton NJ: The Past Times Press, 1957. Edward Gee Jackson. 1st ed., 8vo, marbled boards without dust jacket (as issued). Limited edition (unstated number), signed by the Author George Lewis Phillips on the title page. Also inscribed by the author on the front end paper, with a pencil sketch of Phillips by the book's illustrator, California/Southwestern artist Everett Gee Jackson. A fine copy with some light toning on front end paper where a newspaper clipping lightly discolored the paper. [The clipping is inside an envelope pasted inside front cover.]. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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254 Philpott, EdenA Dish of Apples
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. Arthur Rackham. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 1st trade edition, 8vo, cloth. 3 tipped-in color plates, 21 b/w drawings and line drawings throughout. Good+: light wear to covers; light rubbing to lower corners and edges of spine; ffep age-toned; prior owner's inked signature opposite front paste down. No jacket.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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255 Piesk & Most SocietiesPiesk & Most: A Memorial Book (Belarus)
Tel Aviv: Piesk & Most Societies, 1975. 1st ed. 726 pp., small 4to. A memorial to two communities in Belarus that were destroyed during the holocaust. Hardcover, gilt lettering on cover and spine, slightly stained covers. Otherwise in very good coondition.The book is in English Hebrew Yiddish, illustrated with numerous photographs. For an english translation, see http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/piaski/piesk.html.. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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256 Powers, S.D.Ugly Girl Papers; or Hints from the Toilet (from Harper's Bazar)
1st edition, Harper & Brothers, 1874-75. 8vo, Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering. A good, clean copy but with tears and inked owner's signature in front endpaper. Shelf-wear and rubbing to edges of binding.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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257 Prospero Cahuantzi, editor.Lienzo de Tlaxcala, manuscrito pictorico mexicano de mediados del siglo XVI.
Mexico, D.F.: Libreria Anticuaria G.M. Ec, 1939. 11-1/2”x9-1/2”, quarter-leather two-post binding. 75 plates, printed in color on heavy stock including three foldout plates. 21 page prologue, 4 supplemental plates numbered A-D, frontispiece, and index sheet at rear. This is a reproduction of a 16th century Tlaxcala codex. The Lienzo de Tlaxcala uses detailed drawings to depict the time of contact and conflict between Hernando Cortez and various people groups in and around the Tlaxcala region of Mexico. It is comprised of images with accompanying headings in Nahuatl and captions in Spanish. Fine overall with some toning at binding edge of the prologue which is on lower quality paper. A near fine copy in good-only quarter-leather two-post binding. Small inked name of Betty Factor on title page. Factor, and her husband Monte, were significant collectors of contemporary art in Los Angeles and founders of several non-profit institutions there. Some light age toning at the edges of several plates, not affecting the images. Two of the fold-out plates have some tears at the folds and some staining. Covers: rubbed at edges and corners with some damp staining on lower right front cover, other smaller stains and soiling on rear. Large chips at top and bottom of spine. Unlike other codices published by this press, there is no indication of a limitation but there are only six copies in Worldcat. A seventh, deteriorated copy is at the Smithsonian Institution which is currently searching for someone to contribute $1500 to fund conservation efforts. You can save them the effort by purchasing this copy for less and donating it. The original codex is held at the University of Glasgow.. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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258 Pynchon, ThomasThe Secret Integration
London: Aloes Books, 1980. First edition, thus. One of 2,500 copies. First state with the print run listed on the back cover. Pristine copy.. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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259 Pynchon, ThomasThe Small Rain
London: Aloes Books, 1982. 8vo, stapled wrappers. First book publication; previously published in periodical format. Fine copy.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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260 Queen, ElleryDetective Short Story, The.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. Cloth. Very Good.. Good.. Reference. 8vo - over 7¾. Ground breaking bibliography in the field of detective fiction; the first bibliography of the detective short story. One of 1060 copies of which 1000 were offered for sale. Several closed tears in dust jacket edges and spine; otherwise a nice clean copy.. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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261 Rabelais, Francois [W. Heath Robinson]The Works of Mr. Francois Rabelais
London: Navarre Society, 1930. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. 2 volumes, hardcover. 1st thus. This is the deluxe edition bound in light blue moire-patterned cloth stamped and decorated in gold; top edge gilt. Fine; end papers toned and darkened from flaps. In original d/ws that are good only; sunned on spines with several chips top and bottom.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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262 Reagan, RonaldOriginal WW2 Mimeographed Military Orders signed by Ronald Reagan
1945. Original World War 2 mimeographed military orders signed in by Capt. Ronald Reagan - 5 leaves, 8-1/2x11, dated February-April 1945. Reagan served in the 18th Army Air Force Base Unit (the Motion Picture Unit) as Captain and Adjutant. One of his duties was to sign the unit's official orders. These five sheets are all related to duty assignments given to Hollywood producer/director Jack J. Bernhard, another member of the Motion Picture Unit. One sheet is very good - brown-toned with a 3/4" closed tear at left. The other four are in fine condition. All sheets are top-hole punched. NOTE: These are NOT original signatures; Reagan's signature is in the mimeographed print. While not wet-ink signatures, these relics of Reagan's army period are unusual and scarce.. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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263 Rhodes, Eugene ManloveOver, Under, Around or Through; The Proud Sheriff; Paso Por Aqui. [A One of A Kind Special Edition]
Sacramento: E. H. Crussell, N.p., n.d. [Sacramento: Edward H. Crussell, c. 1933] Three issues of the Saturday Evening Post, bound in small folio, ½ burgundy leather and pebbled cloth, gilt titles and borders. These three stories were first published on April 21,1917; Feb 20,1926; and October 1,1932. Sacramento bookseller Edward H. Crussell was a great fan of Rhodes and had the three issues bound by local bookbinders Silvius and Schoenbackler. He mailed the book to Rhodes for a signature. Rhodes responded with a full-page inscription: ####### “Dear Mr. Crussell: Your binding of this book is best possible evidence that you really like these yarns. I thank you. / Am correcting Paso Por Aqui - in the volume “Once in the Saddle”. Not correcting “Over Under Around and Through.” The only copy I have is the English edition, wherein mistakes of American edition were eleminated. [sic] And I haven’t strength to read it over, closely, watching for errors. This yarn was published in book form, under the title Copper Streak Trail - to my sorrow. If they had made it “Copper Hill Trail” I would have been better pleased. / Personally, I liked Robteelee Carr, I was well aquainted [sic] with that Lad. / In the Proud Sheriff” I have made one correction - in chapter VIII. My mistake entirely. There was no empty shell. All was [sic], the cylinder had been turned so that the first attempt to shoot would bring the hammer down on an empty cylinder. Billy the Kid did that to Joe Grant, and as Joe snapped Billy laughed and killed him. / My favorite wife is copying off news paper item about Johnny Dines. By rights, it should go in Stepsons of Light. I am putting the sheets, loose, in this book, for you to dispose of as you will. [not present] Johnny Dines lives and thrives at Hillsborough, Cole Railston? at/or more accurately near) Magdalena and Jeff Bransford(?) is an old man in El Paso. Jack Farr an old man at Oscuro[?] And Johnny Pardee - (who is Bob Martin) drove down to see me yesterday. / Yours truly E.M.R.” ###### The April 21 issue includes the illustrated cover featuring the story; the other two issues only the interior pages only. Except for a small rubbed area on the April 21 issue cover, all pages are fine as is the binding. Each issue separated by several blank sheets. Glued to the front pastedown is Crussells’s bookplate and Rhodes’ 1934 newspaper obituary. In a cardboard portfolio with title label typed by Crussell.. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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264 Rhodes, May D.The Hired Man on Horseback: My Story of Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. First ed., 8vo, tan cloth. Biography of the noted southwestern writer by his wife. Lengthy inscription on FEP by the author to Sacramento bookseller Edward H. Crussell. Very good-near fine. A clean tight copy with a bit of soiling on bottom and top edges. Photo of Rhodes in his later years laid in [5x7 b/w] .. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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265 Riley, Philip (Ed.)The Mummy
Magic Image FilmBooks, 1989. 1st ed. thus. 4to, black cloth. Facsimile of the original script for the 1932 Boris Karloff film -- originally entitled "Im-Ho-Tep", screenplay by John Balderston. With 54 pages of introductory essays and photos from the film and promotional materials. Volume 7 in the Universal Filmbooks series, This is the special limited edition of 100 copies signed by the editor, the publisher, contributor Forrest Ackerman, Researcher Gregory Man, Egyptologist Walter Daughterty, and Zika Johann -- Boris Karloff's co-star in the 1932 film who contributes one of the essays. A fine copy but with a yellowed strip along inside of front hinge, 1/2" wide from a binding defect.. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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266 Rivet, Paul; Riviere, Georges-Henri & others (contributors)[Periodical] Minotaure (No. 2); Mission Dakar-Djibouti, 1931-1933
Paris: Editions Albert Skira, 1933. 4to in stiff paper covers. 88 pp. Text in French. Color and b/w illustrations. Contributors include Marcel Griaule, Eric Lutten, Andre Schaeffner, Deborah Lifszyc & Michel Leiris. Condition: Fair. Text block is clean with no tears or markings, but partially detached from covers. Covers have loss to lower 1/3 of spine with toning and light staining on front and substantial discoloration on back. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy in the gallery’s reference library, hence the rough condition. Until its recent closure, the Stendahl Gallery was one of America's oldest continuously operating private art galleries. Art from the Stendahl collections found a home in The Louvre and many other major institutions throughout the world. Upon closing the gallery, the family donated a significant collection of photographs and documentation to the Getty Research Institute.. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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267 Ruark, RobertThe Old Man and the Boy
NY: Henry Holt, 1957. 1st ed. Fine copy in dustjacket, with two 1/4" closed tears at top and bottom edge of front cover.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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268 Ruscha Edward; Williams, Mason; Blackwell, PatrickRoyal Road Test
Los Angeles: Self-published, 1967. 1st ed. of this classic work of conceptual art. 12mo, 60 pages, 36 black & white photographs; spiral bound pale yellow wrappers. Ruscha, Williams and Blackwell document a crash test involving a Royal manual typewriter ejected from a 1963 Buick. Very good. Light crease across center front with smaller crease in upper front corner. Some light soiling and a small crease to back cover. No tears or chips. Unstated but from a limited run of 1000 copies.. 
Price: 875.00 USD
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269 Ruskin, John (Ed.) Greenaway, Kate (illus.)Dame Wiggins of Lee
Kent: George Allen, 1885. Kate Greenaway. George Allen, Orpington, Kent, 1885. Hardcover. First edition thus (originally published in 1823). Octavo. 20pp. Original gilt-stamped decorated brown cloth. Edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin, and with several new illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated with twenty-two woodcuts. In this copy, the first three illustrations have been hand-colored; the woodcuts from the 1823 edition remain monotone. Very good copy. Inked inscription on front end paper and toning to front and back end-papers. Binding has edgewear along spine and corners but generally very good.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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270 Salgado, SebastioWorker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983
Salgado, Sebastio, 1983. “Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in the SFMOMA collection of modern photography and was published in a companion volume Terra: The Struggle of the Landless, p. 59. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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271 Salgado, SebastioWorkers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age
Aperture, New York, 1993. Folio, 400 pp. 350 b&w photographs, including several folded plates; with 23 pp. text pamphlet in rear pocket. Limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. The book was originally accompanied by a gelatin silver print of the cover photograph. This copy is lacking the photograph. Separately listed we have another of Salgado’s photographs from the same period -- “Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in the SFMOMA collection of modern photography and was published in a companion volume Terra: The Struggle of the Landless, p. 59. A fine, as new copy in the illustrated dust jacket and cloth slipcase.. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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272 Salgado, SebastioWorkers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age
Aperture, New York, 1993. Folio, 400 pp. 350 b&w photographs, including several folded plates; with 23 pp. text pamphlet in rear pocket. Limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. The book was originally accompanied by a gelatin silver print of the cover photograph. This copy is lacking the cover photograph and is accompanied instead by another of Salgado’s photographs from the same period -- “Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in the SFMOMA collection of modern photography and was published in a companion volume Terra: The Struggle of the Landless, p. 59. A fine, as new copy in the illustrated dust jacket and cloth slipcase. We have the book and photo individually listed at $2500 each; you can purchase the pair here for a $250 discount.. 
Price: 4750.00 USD
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273 Saroyan, WilliamThe Assyrian and Other Stories
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. 1st ed., inscribed copy. 8vo, burgundy cloth. A very good-near fine copy in very-good d/w. Small bump to lower right corner, otherwise fine. Dust-jacket has $3.50 price at lower right corner but upper right front corner is clipped, lightly rubbed and creased at corners and edges. A lengthy birthday inscription to Armen Bagdasarian in blue ink on front end paper.. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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274 Scott, JohnFarm Roads, Fences, and Gates - A Practical Treatise on the Roads, Tramways, and Waterways of the Farm
London: Crosby Lockwood and Co, 1883. The third in a series of Farm Engineering Textbooks. Condition: Good; cracked front hinge, covers faded at edges and spine, edgewear.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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275 Sealth, Chief NoahYour Dead Cease to Love You / A Speech by Chief Noah Sealth Delivered in 1854
Sacramento CA: Press of Arden Park, 1976. Handset and printed in black and peacock blue ink with Indian motif illustrations. 16mo, beige cloth, 16 pp. Limited to 120 copies signed by the printer, Bud Westreich. Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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276 Seuss, Dr.McElligot's Pool
Random House, 1958. 4to, illustrated boards. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Later printing (1958-59). The book itself is nearly perfect with just some very light shelf-wear along the bottom edge and corners. The dust jacket has a 1/4" tear at the top right corner and bottom of spine and lightly rubbed corners.. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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277 Shaw, IrwinSons and Soldiers
NY: Random House, 1944. 1st ed, a fine copy in dust-jacket. The book itself is nearly pristine. The dust jacket is fine; no chips or tears but some light age-toning on spine.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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278 Siringo, Charles. ALone Star Cowboy: Being Fifty Years experience in the Saddle as cowboy, Detective and New Mexico Ranger, on Every Cow trail in the wooly Old West. Also the Doings of Some "bad" Cowboys, Such as "Billy the Kid," Wess Harding and "Kid Curry"
Santa Fe: NM: Siringo Press, 1919. First edition. 8vo, red cloth covered boards; yellow titles and illustration of Texas Longhorn on front board. 291pp, plus one page of advertisements. Black & white photographic illustrations. Siringo's experiences in frontier Texas and New Mexico (Six Guns #2029, Herd #2074). Near fine; lettering on cover and spine very lightly rubbed; staple transfer to rear end paper. Internally pristine.. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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279 Skeeters, PaulSidney H. Sime - Master of Fantasy
Ward Ritchie Press, 1978. Limited, signed edition of this definitive work on the artist noted for illustrating the stories of Lord Dunsany. One of 26 lettered copies, from a total edition of 200 copies. Signed by Skeeters and by Ray Bradbury who contributes the introduction. 4to, black cloth, 128 pp. A fine, as-new copy. The book was also issued in a softcover trade edition. Published without a dust wrapper.. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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280 Soumille, L'Abbe[Backgammon] Le grand Tric-Trac ou Méthode facile pour apprendre sans maître la marche, les termes, les règles, &une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu.
Paris: P.F. Giffart, 1766. An early French treatise on the subject of backgammon, illustrated with 288 plates and figures. Revised edition; first published ten years earlier. Condition: interior is good and sound; pages are clean and tight with only a smattering of foxing. Bound in full leather, with ribbed and gilt spine. Covers show heavy wear and partially split. Nevertheless a very attractive copy of an early gaming piece.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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281 Spiegelman, ArtRaw Magazine Issue No. 8, 1986
RAW Magazine Vol. 1 No 8 - "The Graphic Aspirin for War Fever" Edited by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly. Includes first printing of "Jimbo" by Gary Panter and Chapter 7 of the first installments of "Maus". Near fine copy - pristine interior but lightly rubbed along spine edges.. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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282 Sprading, Charles T.Liberty and the Great Libertarians
Los Angeles: Self-published, 1913. 1st edition; a nearly pristine copy in very scarce dust jacket. Los Angeles, published by the author, 1913. An anthology on liberty. Among the authors from whom passages have been selected are: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, John Stuart Mill, Emerson, Thoreau, Ingersoll, Henry George, Bernhard Shaw, Oliver Shreiner, and Maria Montessori. A very small binding blemish at bottom of spine; rear end-papers discolored. D/w is near fine; chips at top and bottom of spine.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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283 Steadman, RalphGonzo the Art
New York: Harcourt and Brace, 1998. 1st, A comprehensive retrospective of Ralph Steadman's "Gonzo" artwork. Small 4to, cloth. 208 pp. Introduction by Hunter S. Thompson. New copy in d/w.. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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284 Stedman, John GabrielNarrative of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam
London: J. Johnson, 1796. 1st edition. 2 vols. 4to, brown calf. Full Title: Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America; from the year 1772, to 1777: elucidating the History of that Country, and describing its Productions, Viz. Quadrupedes, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, Trees, Shrubs, Fruits, & Roots; with an account of the Indians of Guinana, and Negros of Guinea, By Capt.N J.G. Stedman. Illustrated with 80 elegant Engravings, from drawings made by the author. 80 plates, including four foldout maps and views, frontispiece plus title vignettes. A very good copy with all plates intact. Clean and tight with wide margins, no tears, and only minimal light foxing. Recently rebound in full brown calf, color-matched to the original, with new headbands, five raised bands, gilt titles. Vol I: xviii, 407pp., [7] (index, Direction for Placing the Plates, Errata); Vol II: iv, 404pp., [7] (index, Direction for Placing the Plates, Errata). First edition of the noted accounting of Stedman’s expedition to Surinam (Dutch Guiana) and recognized as one of the most important books on plantation life, slavery, and natural history [ Sabin 91075. ]. 
Price: 3250.00 USD
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285 Steele, Flora AnnieTales of the Punjab Told By the People
London: MacMIllan, 1894. First, Small 8vo, blue cloth. Elaborate gilt pictorial binding. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Flora Annie Steel lived in India during British rule. Fascinated by the culture and the people, she became interested in the local myth and customs, women's issues, and fairy tales. Gathered from village oral tradition, her collection remains among the most authentic in its field. Illustrations by R. J. Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard. Very Good: light wear to boards. Internally clean and tight with no defects. Lightly cocked.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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286 Steinbeck, JohnBurning Bright
NY: Viking Press, 1950. 1st ed., 8vo, beige cloth. Very good in good+ dust jacket. A clean tight copy but with a prior owner's signature inside front cover. D/w is not price clipped but has some light wear at top and bottom of spine, fore-edge; some light spotting.. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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287 Steinbeck, JohnThe Moon is Down
NY: Viking Press, 1942. 1st printing., 1st state, with the large period between "talk" and "this" on p.112 and without the printer's name on copyright page. The book itself is fine with no reportable flaws. In good unclipped DJ ($2.00 price), with several small tears and light rubbing at edges and spine; light soiling to reverse.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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288 Stephens, JamesThe Crock of Gold
London: MacMillan and Co, 1926. First thus, Thomas MacKenzie. Illustrated by Thomas MacKenzie. First thus. Special limited edition, printed on hand made paper, limited to 525 copies and signed by Stephens. 228pp, with 12 full color plates, with captions on opposite page, plus decorative headings and tailpieces. Original quarter vellum and blue paper boards, gilt title to spine. Deckled edges with some browning to edges, plus small amount of age toning on occasional pages. Otherwise a fine copy; toning to end papers; light damp-stain to front end papers not affecting text beyond; light discoloration at bottom of spine. Internally clean, tight, and essentially flawless. In good paper d/w with several edge nicks and damp-stain upper front right and across lower back third; not affecting the book itself.. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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289 Stevenson, Robert LouisTreasure Island
London: Harrap, 1985. The signed limited edition of Ralph Steadman's brilliant rendition of the Stevenson classic. (Limited to 250 copies) Boldly signed and dated on an added limitation page. Black leather covers in black leather slipcase. New copy in pristine condition. But....due to a printing error the printing of the copyright page and the dedication page that follows have bled onto one another, blurring the typeset. The printing flaw appears only on these two pages.. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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290 Stevenson, Robert Louis2 Vintage Photographs of RLS in Hawaii, c. 1890
1890. Two vintage photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson in the Islands, circa 1890. 1) 8"x10" matte-finish toned silver print of RLS and Kalakaua, King of Hawaii. No photographer listed, but likely taken by Joe Strong. This photograph, a copy of which is in the Stevenson Museum in Edinburgh, is reproduced on the pages of illustrations following p. 214 of J.C. Furnas' "Voyage to Windward... 2) Glossy finish silver print (beginning to fade a bit at the edges ) of "Luau at Manuia - the beach residence of Mrs. Poor in honor of Robert L. Stevenson. Left to right are Lloyd Osborne (sic), Stevenson, Liliokalani, Link Kalakaua, Mother Stevenson, Mrs. Strong, and James Robertson. This information from a typed note that, alas, has been misplaced. Uns9igned but probably also taken by Joe Strong. Shows the group inside a house seated on the floor with the banquet foods in the center and a British flag on the wall. Two marvelous, and scarce, images.. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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291 Stout, RexAlphabet Hicks
Farrar & Rinehart, Inc, 1941. Later unidentified printing, and only a good- ex-lib at that -- but in the scarce first state d/w with $2 price on flap. You're buying the d/w; the book is free.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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292 Struzan, DrewFilm Poster: "William Shakespeare's King Lear" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Preliminary design for the mock film poster used in Steven Spielberg’s second Jurassic Park film, The Lost World. During the sequence where the T-Rex terrorizes San Diego, we are treated to a scene in which an out of control bus smashes into a video store. In the front window of the store we briefly glimpse a film poster for King Lear starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. This inside joke was apparently a reference to Schwarzenegger's brief portrayal of "Hamlet" in his 1993 film Last Action Hero -- the unsuccessful blockbuster that was shunted to box office obscurity by the release of the first Jurassic Park the week before. Named by the Boston Globe as "the greatest poster artist of our time," Struzan is one of the most successful film artists of the past 40 years, having painted more than 150 movie posters, including all of the films in the Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, and Star Wars series as well as non-Spielberg/Lucas features such as Rambo, Blade Runner, and Harry Potter. This "17”x25" preliminary design is not the same poster shown in the film, which, though similar, is larger and has added graphics. No other copy of this poster, in any format, has previously appeared on the market.. 
Price: 2250.00 USD
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293 Swift, Jonathan[Gulliver's] Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World.
London: Benjamin Motte, 1726, 1727. 1st, 2nd, London: , 1726, 1727. Mixed first and second edition. Four parts in two volumes, as issued. Small 8vo. Vol. I is a first edition, but in the usual second state, with the inscription "Captain Lemuel Gulliver" on the oval and a Latin inscription on the tablet below, with continuous pagination throughout. Vol. II is the second edition, but a variant issue with "The Second Edition, Corrected" on the title-page and the facing page of advertisements, but with separate part pagination, indicating use of first edition sheets. Brown calf bindings; Vol I is smooth; Vol 2 has decorative blind ruled borders and center design.The spines of both volumes are uniform black labels, gilt titles, and five raised bands, suggesting Vol 1, even though a first edition, may have bound at the same time as Vol 2. Condition: Vol 1 - Poor: Joints and hinges severely cracked and partially detached; heavy rubbing, cracking overall, with chips out of top/bottom of spine. FEP stained with contemporaneous ink notation at top; title page browned with remnant of ink signature; balance of the text block is reasonably clean and tight with only light foxing. Vol II condition generally the same as Vol I except front cover fully detached and back joint and hinge, though cracked are still fully attached. Old rare book catalog entries glued onto front pastedown; contemporaneous ink inscription on fep, pencil erasure on verso. Damp staining to rear end papers and occasional pages within. The ink signatures on both volumes are identical indicating both volumes originally acquired at the same time. Sad shape, but the text blocks are suitable for rebinding.. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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294 Taylor, John RussellThe Art Nouveau Book in Britain
London: The M-I-T Press, 1966. 1st, London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1966. 8vo boards.176 pp. An illustrated history of the illustrated private press books and magazines. Beardsley, Housman, Rackham, King, Dulac and many others. Russell traces the rise of the art nouveau movement in Britain, as exemplified by book illustration. Fine in VG d/w.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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295 Taylor, JosephThe Wonders of Trees, Plants, and Shrubs recoded in Anecdotes, or a Description of their Wonderful Properties, and at the Same Time, Manifesting Infinite Wistom.
London: William Darton, 1823. 1st ed., 12 mo, hardcover; 200 pp. An description of some of the world's more unusual trees with anecdotes attesting to their significance to their native cultures. With six very nice copper engravings that were not in the first edition of 1812. A disbound copy, but with covers present but heavily worn. Interior is very clean with no tears and very little foxing. Two contemporary inked signatures inside cover and ffep. Pasted inside the front cover is a publisher's notice to "apprise the public, that every copy of this work is more or less damaged by the paper becoming stained; but having,on that account reduced the work from 4s. to 2s.6d.". 
Price: 125.00 USD
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296 Teriade, E.FERNAND LEGER
Paris: Cahiers d'Art, 1928. No. 146 of 800 copies. 4to, stiff paper wraps. Introductory text [ix-28] followed by 5 color and 88 b&w plates. Ex libris Earl Stendahl, Stendahl Art Galleries [Los Angeles] with their ink stamp on FEP. Condition: Poor. Covers rubbed at edges, toned, some creasing and spotting. All paper on spine missing, with tears to adjacent back cover. Hinges and signatures loose. While the covers are tragic, the text block is clean and complete and suitable for rebinding. Priced accordingly.. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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297 Thezard, Emile & Raynal, GMeubles d’Art Nouveau au Salon du Mobilier de 1902. (Art Nouveau Furniture from the 1902 Paris Salon of Furniture)
Dourdan: Emile Thezard, 1903. Two folio volumes (13”x18”) consisting of (1) thirty pastel color lithographs loose in paper-covered portfolio depicting bookcases, buffets, desks, and other large pieces of art nouveau furniture; and (2) forty-three b/w heliotypes loose in portfolio with photographs of more than 130 individual pieces of furniture and room arrangements. Both portfolio covers are detached with substantial soiling and chipping. Some of the first several colored lithographs are soiled or stained, most often on the reverse but sometimes on verso, occasionally affecting the image. The heliotypes are not damaged. The 1902 Salon was one of several held in Paris at the turn of the century that introduced and advanced the nouveau revolution in art and design at the turn of the 20th century.. 
Price: 2250.00 USD
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298 Thompson, Hunter S.The Proud Highway (Signed)
NY: Villard, 1997. First Edition, Boards. New. New. 8vo - over 7¾. New in d/w. Signed by Thompon on tipped-in bookplate. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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299 Thompson, Hunter S.The Rum Diary (signed)
NY: Simon & Schuster, 1998. 1st ed. Signed by Thompson (HST) on a bookplate affixed to front end paper. Fine [new] in d/w.. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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300 Thompson, Hunter S.The Rum Diary - Uncorrected Proof
Simon & Schuster, 1998. First, Fine. First edition; advance uncorrected proof. 5"x9" softcover. Lower front corner bumped, small crease upper rear corner. Otherwise fine.. 
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