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1 50 Books, Music & Manuscripts
New York Scribners 1938 
One of the landmark deluxe rare book catalogues of the 1930s issued hardbound in cloth with all items illustrated with a full-page photographs. Included are such gems as a presentation first of Madame Bovary at $500.00; the holograph manuscript of Jacob's The Monkey's Paw for $1,100.00; a presentation Jungle Book; a presentation copy of The Prince and the Pauper that is one of six copies on India paper, etc. Very good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 A Bookseller's Catalogue Offering Material Related to Americana, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Literature, Travel Writing, and Zane Grey
Collinsville, CT Country Lane Books 1992 
First Edition. Paperbound. Illustrated. Near fine copy with a trace of dust soiling in printed wrappers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 2, Number 1
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Autumn 1941 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by Robert Fitzgerald, Hans Otto Storm, William March, Richard Eberhart. Paperbound. Some moisture staining, else very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 2, Number 2
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Winter 1942 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by Kay Boyle, Allen Tate, . Paperbound. Some spots to sover. Some moisture staining, very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 3, Number 2
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Winter 1943 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by Irwin Shaw, Marguerite Young, Kay Boyle, Richard Eberhart, J.F. Powers, Kenneth Burke. Paperbound. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 3, Number 4
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Summer 1943 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by E. E. Cummings, John Malcolm Brinnin, R. P. Blackmur, Marianne Moore. Paperbound. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 4, Number 1
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Autumn 1943 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by Muriel Rukeyser, J.F. Powers, Kenneth Burke, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jsmes Laughlin,. Paperbound. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Accent. A Quarterly of Literature. Volume 5, Number 3
Urbana, Illinois Accent Magazine Spring 1945 
First Edition of this noted literary magazine. Contains original first appearance work by Wallace Fowlie, Oscar Williams, Richard Eberhart (four poems), J.F. Powers. Paperbound. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 American First Editions. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts. Catalogue 122
New York Scribner Book Store 1930s 
First Edition. Rare book catalogue offering first editions, original manuscripts, autograph letters, and other unusual literary items, including Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, Rockwell Kent's Voyaging, long correspondences of Stephen Crane, Louisa May Alcott, presentation copies of works by Bryant, Hemingway, Longfellow, Melville, etc. Very good copy with decorative paper boards, some slight edge wear, a bit of faint darkening to the top and outer edge of the boards, and the spine binding cover completely unattached and laid in without dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Among Friends. Number 29, WInter 1962-63
Detroit The Friends of the Detroit Public Library 1963 
First Edition. A paperbound pamphlet publication of the Friends of the Detroit Public Library, with an essay ‘Remembering Robert Frost' by Dorothy Tyler, writer, editor, student, and friend of Robert Frost. Some slight foxing, else about fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 An Exhibition of Books From the Press of Thomas Bird Mosher From the Collection of Norman H. Strouse, January 16th - March 12th, 1967
Philadelphia The Free Library of Philadelphia 1967 
First Edition. A paperbound exhibition catalogue of books from Mosher Press including works by Shakespeare, WIlliam Morris, the Brownings, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Plato, Emerson, Poe, and many more. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 An Issue of The Book Collector, Spring 1973
London The Collector, Ltd. 1973 
First Edition. Paperbound. Laid in is a stapled pamphlet, ‘The Book Collector, Volume 21, 1972' printing a bibliographical index. Near fine copy in printed wrappers with a touch of fading to the spine. This issue features an article by David Low, “Some London Booksellers.” 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Bibliotheca Americana, Part VI - Books on America in Spanish
London Maggs Bros. 1927 
First Edition. Hardbound illustrated 312 page catalogue with prices of an amazing collection of books and manuscripts relating to American history, in Spanish. Fine in green cloth with gilt-stamping to the spine without dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Catalogue 100. Rare Books and Manuscripts
New Haven, CT William Reese Co. 1991 
First Edition. Illustrated. Fine without dust jacket as issued. A finely printed hardbound catalogue isued to celebrate the 100th catalogue of a selection of interesting and unusual books and manuscript material handled by the William Reese Company including literature, Americana, and travel and exploration. With a complete listing of prior catalogues issued to date by this firm. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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15 Decorated Covers
Minneapolis Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore n.d. 
First Edition. Paperbound. Fine in printed wrappers. A bookseller's catalogue offering a selection of books with notable cloth decorative covers published from 1900 through the 1920s. A color photograph of a display of some of the items listed within is affixed to the front cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 English Literature and History
London Sotheby's 1997 
First Edition. Paperbound. Illustrated auction catalogue for the sale of books, manuscripts, letters, and documents related to English literature and history. Includes important Shakespearean material, Irish bardic poetry, the first edition of the first English translation of Homer, works by Francis Bacon, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Agatha Christie, Ian Fleming, Coleridge, Dickens, Thackeray, Shaw, etc. Estimated values included. Fine in printed wrappers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Freestanding Posterboard Advertising the Then Forthcoming Novel Streets of Laredo
New York Simon & Schuster 1993 
11” x 17”. Full color reproduction of the dust jacket artwork, with the text reading; “The epic saga continues...Larry McMurtry, Streets of Laredo, Sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Lonesome Dove”. An a triangular red sticker in the upper right hand corner: “Coming in August From Simon & Schuster”. With the rear cardboard stand uncreased. About fine with light edgewear. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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18 George Cruikshank: Printmaker
Santa Barbara The Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1978 
First Edition. A catalogue accompanying an exhibit of George Cruikshank's prints with much information about the context and the history of the work. Illustrated. Paperbound. About fine with a lightly sunned spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Loring & Mussey Spring 1935
New York Loring & Mussey 1935 
First Edition.12 pages. Paperbound booklet. The spring 1935 publisher catalogue of Loring & Mussey. Announces the forthcoming publication of books by Thomas Burke, Warren Chappel, August Derleth, John Mulholland's Story of Magic, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Loring & Mussey's Catalogue and the Publications of Thomas Seltzer. Fall List 1935
New York Loring & Mussey 1935 
First Edition. 18 pages. Paperbound booklet. The Fall 1935 publisher catalogue of Loring & Mussey. Announces the forthcoming publication of books by Beverly Nichols, Sylvia Townsend Warner, L.A.G. Strong, etc. Plus lists the titles available of Thomas Seltzer publishers which they started to be the distributor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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