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1 Austen, Jane. (Text) Walkley, A.B. (Introduction) THE WATSONS.
LEONARD PARSONS. LONDON 1923 1923 1st Edition Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First Separate Edition. Near fine in a Vg. dj. (Traces of foxing to preliminaries & top edge. Shallow strip of chipping at head of rear panel of dj. Spine segment of dj. nearly completely separated from front & back covers, but virtually indiscernable in protective plastic cover. Couple very tiny chips at edges of spine) A presentable copy of an uncommon title. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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2 Cowles, Fleur. (Editor) Porter, Katherine Anne. (Contributor) FLAIR. THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE: MAY 1950.
NY COWLES PUBLICATIONS. 1950 First Edition. Very Good 
A very good+ copy in folio printed wrappers. (Spots of chipping at spine, affecting only "1950" A few small spots of shelf soiling on covers) Features the separate booklet "The Flower of Flowers" by Katherine Anne Porter. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Flaubert, Gustave. (Text) Earp, T.W. & Stonier, G.W. (Trans.) Trilling, Lionel. (Introduction) BOUVARD AND PECUCHET. THE DICTIONARY OF ACCEPTED IDEAS.
NEW DIRECTIONS. NY 1954 1954 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First New Trans. About fine in Vg.+ dj. (Spine darkened with age, but still perfectly readable. Shallow chipping at spine ends. Trace of faint shelfsoiling on rear panel of dj.) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Fowles, John. (translator) De Duras, Claire. (Text) OURIKA.
NY THE MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA. 1994 First Edition. Trade Paperback 
The First American Trade Edition. About fine in trade-size pictorial printed wrappers.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Gainham, Sarah. THE HAPSBURG TWILIGHT. TALES FROM VIENNA.
NY ATHENEUM. 1979 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Fine in a close to fine dj. (2 tiny nicks in dj.) Illustrated. (G) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Graves, Robert. (Trans.) Apuleius, Lucius. (Text) THE GOLDEN ASS.
PENGUIN. HARMONDSWORTH 1950 1950 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Limited Edition. About fine in marbled boards, with gilt top edge, lacking the plain dj. & card box. (Trifle shelfwar at head of spine. Hint of faint foxing to spine) 2000 copies printed. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Hess, Thomas B. & Rosenberg, Harold. (Eds.) LOCATION. VOLUME ONE, NUMBER ONE. SPRING, 1963.
NY LONGVIEW FOUNDATION, INC. 1963 First Edition. 
Close to fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (Small sticker impression on blank inside front cover. Trace of chipping at crest of spine) Cover art by Larry Rivers. Features work by Saul Bellow, Larry Rivers, Willem de Kooning, Marshall McLuhan, Robert Rauschenberg, Kenneth Koch, Peter Yates, Kenneth Burke, Saul Steinberg & David Levy. Sharp copy. (G) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Hoffmann, E.T.A. (Text) Kent, Leonard J. & Knight, Elizabeth C. (Edited & translated) SELECTED WRITINGS OF HOFFMANN: THE TALES THE NOVEL.
CHICAGO CHICAGO. 1969 First Edition. No Dust Jackets. 
Fine in black cloth, without djs. as issued. Two volumes enclosed in publisher's slipcase. (Light traces of shelf wear to slipcase) 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Hoffmann, E.T.A. (Text) Lazare, Christopher. (Ed.) Londner, Richard. (Illustrations) TALES OF HOFFMANN.
NY A.A. WYN. 1946 First Edition . 
First Edition. (thus) Fine in a close to near fine dj. (Short edge tears in dj. Slight discoloration of orange hue on title at spine) Attractive copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Homer. (Translated By Robert Fitzgerald), Illustrated by Erni, Hans. (Drawings) THE ODYSSEY
NY: DOUBLEDAY. 1990 
Cloth. REPRINT. Near fine in a priceclipped near fine dj. (Spine on dj. slightly discolored. A few nicks in dj. Faint degree of shelfsoiling at top edge)  
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Jolas, Eugene. (Editor) TRANSITION: A QUARTERLY REVIEW. NUMBER TWENTY-FIVE- FALL, 1936.
NY TRANSITION. 1936 First Edition. Fine 
A spectacular copy of this highly influential journal. Fine in bright white trade-size paperback wrappers. Virtually 'as new'. Cover art by Joan Miro. Poetry & prose by Dylan Thomas. Also: Paul Klee, Franz Kafka, Piet Mondrian, L. Moholy-Nagy & Henri Matisse. Photography by Henri Cartier-Bresson & others. A better copy would be hard to imagine. (B) 
Price: 400.00 USD
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12 Melville, Herman. (Poems) Matthiessen, F.O. (Ed.) SELECTED POEMS.
NEW DIRECTIONS. NORFOLK 1944 1944 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in light green boards in a near fine dj. (Half inch tear at head of front cover. Two 1/2"- inch tears at top & bottom of rear panel of dj.) Seldom encountered in the hardcover issue. (B) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Moliere, Jean Baptiste Poquelin De. (Text) Wilbur, Richard. (Translation) THE SCHOOL FOR HUSBANDS.
NY HARCOURT, BRACE AND JOVANOVICH. 1992 First Edition. Fine 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain blue printed wrappers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Munro, H.H. A SAKI SAMPLER.
NY: SUPERIOR. 1945 
Mass Market Paperback. First Paperback Edition. Vintage Paperbacks. Superior #M656. A very good+ copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Mild spine lean & traces of light shelfwear to covers)  
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Murasaki, Lady. (Text) Waley, Arthur. (Trans.) THE BRIDGE OF DREAMS.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY. 1933 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Close to near fine in a priceclipped, Vg.+ dj. (Light trace of foxing at cloth gutters & lower spine. Bottom edge of boards rubbed. Shallow chipping at crest & base of spine, with no loss to titles. Spine age toned, but still perfectly readable. Couple short edge tears in dj.) Final volume in the great Japanese classic, "The Tale of Genji." (O) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Neugroschel, Joachim. (Editor) THE SHTETL.
NY MAREK. 1979 Reprint. Cloth in Slipcase. 
Second Printing. Fine in dj. in the publisher's slipcase.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Phillips, Tom. (Illustration) DANTE'S INFERNO: POSTER.
LONDON/NY THAMES AND HUDSON. 1985 Near Fine 
Promotional POSTER. (16 1/2" X 23 3/4") About fine on a single printed sheet of cardstock. (Tiny hint of foxing at lower righthand margin) Exquisite depiction of Dante in full-color amid his library by artist Tom Phillips. Produced by the Press exclusively to be distributed to booksellers at the 1985 ABA trade show. Perfectly suited for framing. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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18 Porisot, Henri. (Ed.) Schwitters, Kurt. (Art) K REVUE DE LA POESIE NUMERO TROIS. DE L'HUMOUR A LA TERREUR. MAI 1949.
PARIS VENTE-DIFFUSION. 1949 First Edition. 
Very good+ in printed wrappers. (Light shelf wear to edges of wrappers. Text moderately age toned) Text in French. Homage to Kurt Schwitters. Also work by James Thurber, Jean Arp, Henri Michaux, Francis Picabia & Franz Kafka among others. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Stevenson, Robert Louis. (Text) Wyeth, N.C. (Illustrations) THE BLACK ARROW.
SCRIBNERS. NY 1987 1987 First Edition. Fine 
First DELUXE Edition. Fine in brown cloth binding, with gilt top edge & satin marker ribbon. N.C. Wyeth full color illustration on front cover, in a clear tissue overlay, laid-into a matching cloth slipcase. One of 350 numbered copies. (Tiny nick to edge of tissue overlay) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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20 Tuell, Anne Kimball. A VICTORIAN AT BAY.
BOSTON MARSHALL JONES. 1932 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Near fine in a Vg.+ dj.(A few small edge chips at edges & corners of dj. 2 fairly small chips in body of dj. at spine) Critiques of Christina Rossetti & Mrs. Gaskell among others. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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