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PENROD - FIRST THUS ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON GRANT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION
1 PENROD - FIRST THUS ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON GRANT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION
Grosset & Dunlap 1914-01-01 First THUS Unknown Binding Collectible: Good Missing Unknown Binding 
Green cloth cover with black lettering.Previous owner's name written on inside front board.Frontis of Wesley Barry as Penrod. 11 black and white illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending
2 The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending
Alfred A. Knopf 1924 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
Published august 1924, first edition fourth printing. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. After decades in Europe Ella Poore, age 50, returns to Maple Valley, Iowa, as the Countess Nattatorrini, leaving a dead husband and assorted playboy-gigolos in Paris and Rome. It's now the turn-of-the-20thC and she wants to see once again her spinster sister Lou and the terrain where she grew up. But nothing has changed and it's just as boring as ever in Philistia. Her sissy frets about her use of lipstick and cigarettes. Worse is that tattoo on her wrist. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle: A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, (Oscar Wilde) FINZI, John Charles (Compiler).
3 (Oscar Wilde) FINZI, John Charles (Compiler). Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle: A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
University of California Press 1957-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Missing Hardcover 
First edition. Ex-library book with stamps and withdrawn stamp. Cover is sunfaded on spine and edges. Top front corner crushed. Some cloth deterioration on the back of the cover. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 A Little Golden Book Christmas Carols A Little Golden Book (Music Book) Board Book 1946
1946-01-01 Board book Collectible: Good Board book 
Cover is chipped especially on the top corner. Pen marks on the front cover. This book belongs to is filled in. Back two pages have small pieces missing along the edges. It look like they were uncut and torn to separate them. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Contains 19 Christmas carols with musical score. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Princess A Medley Alfred Lord Tennyson 1898 [Hardcover] by George, A.J., A.J. George
5 A.J. George The Princess A Medley Alfred Lord Tennyson 1898 [Hardcover] by George, A.J.
D C Heath Co. 1898-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
Publisher: D C Heath Co.
Date of Publication: 1898
Binding: hard cover
Edition:
Condition: Good/No Jacket
Description: 12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall Alfred Lord Tennyson, edited and intro notes by: Andrew J George, red Cloth Hardcover, 217 pages, 6 3/4" tall , D C Heath Co., 1898, A study of Tennyson's poem The Princess., Good. Extensive notes throughout the book in pencil. Cover has rubbing and edgewear. Water stain on bottom edge of some pages.
 
Price: 6.00 USD
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If Winter Comes [Hardcover] by hutchinson, a, A.S.M. Hutchinson
6 A.S.M. Hutchinson If Winter Comes [Hardcover] by hutchinson, a
Little, Brown, and company 1922-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1922, fourth impression, Green Cloth Hardcover, 415 pages plus ads, 8 3/4" tall. Very Good. Slight edgewear. Name on endpaper. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. When the story opens, Mark Sabre is thirty four years of age and has been married eight years. He is a whimsical, loveable idealist, bound to be misunderstood and most of all by his wife Mabel, who is practical, conventional, without humor or imagination, and a snob. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Diamond Cutters Poems Adrienne Cecile Rich 1955 1st [Hardcover], Adrienne Cecile Rich
7 Adrienne Cecile Rich The Diamond Cutters Poems Adrienne Cecile Rich 1955 1st [Hardcover]
Harper and Brothers 1955-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Publisher: Harper and Brothers
Date of Publication: 1955
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good/Poor
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Adrienne Cecile Rich, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1955, First Edition, contains "H-E" on copyright page., Pale and Dark Blue Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 119 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Author's second book of poems written on a Guggenheim Fellowship about various subjects & life experiences. DJ is poor with rubbing, insect holes and chpping. It also has tanning on edges. Book is very good with a small area on the back cover edge that shows some wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This book has a gift card laid in to Punnie Denman (Zilker) from Mrs. Patrick Henry Swearingen. Both prominent families in San Antonio.
 
Price: 120.00 USD
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The Divine Comedy, Alighieri, Dante
8 Alighieri, Dante The Divine Comedy
Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1947-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
No dust jacket. Illustrated by Umberto Romano. Color plates. Corners bumped. Spine darkened. Light yellowing on outside page edges.The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia is a poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. On the surface, the poem describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise or Heaven, but at a deeper level, it represents, allegorically, the soul's journey towards God. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Tomorrow Morning Anne Parrish 1927 [Hardcover] by Anne Parrish, Anne Parrish
9 Anne Parrish Tomorrow Morning Anne Parrish 1927 [Hardcover] by Anne Parrish
Grosset and Dunlap 1927-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
Red Cloth Hardcover, 305 pages, 7 3/4" tall, fifteenth printing, Very Good. Cover has light rubbing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is the bestselling novel of a young widow"s courage in raising a child and getting on with her life after her husband dies., 
Price: 9.00 USD
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ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato, Ariosto M. Lodovico
10 Ariosto M. Lodovico ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato
Venetia Vencenzo Valgrifi 1556 Vellum Collectible: Very Good Vellum quarto 
Written in Italian. Vellum binding with laces showing along spine. Corners and edges worn and bumped. Some small holes and burn marks in the vellum. Outside pages stained in blue. Light foxing on endpapers and small holes worn through front board paper where laces have worn through. Note with previous owner's name, written in brown ink on back of first endpaper. Some stains and fingerprints but overall a clean edition. Book appears to have had some professional restoration with new tissue guard between frontis of author and title page. Title page illustration was precisely cut and glued to a new page. Some of the page edges show a professional repair.Ariosto's great cantos inspired by the crusades are considered his crowning achievement. First published in 1516, this edition was published after author's death, who died in 1533. The Orlando blocks were cut for this quarto edition and follow Niccolo Zoppino's idea of providing one illustration to each canto but going far beyond the Zoppino blocks in skill and cutting. These are the first full page illustrations for Ariosto. Valgrisi's artist often varied from Giolito'sin his choice of the principal scene for illustration and relegated the Giolito subjects to his background. Valgrisi's blocks are printed within borders with figures and grotesques. There are two different border designs for the illustrations and two smaller cherub borders for the heading(argomento) to each canto. End of cantos followed by annotations, also dated 1556 and table of principle aspects of the cantos. 
Price: 3800.00 USD
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Denry the audacious, by Bennett, Arnold, Arnold Bennett
11 Arnold Bennett Denry the audacious, by Bennett, Arnold
E.P. Dutton & company 1911 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Publisher: E.P. Dutton
Date of Publication: 1911
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First American Edition
Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Arnold Bennett, E P. Dutton and Co.,1911, First American edition, Green Cloth Hardcover with gilt lettering, 350 pages, Scarce early novel. Corners slightly bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia, Bartolo, Petra Sancti
12 Bartolo, Petra Sancti Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia
Pace Gallery 1693-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Brown Leather. Written in Latin. Transverse folio (19" by 15 1/4"). With 83 leaves of etched plates. Rebound with 19th century leather. Rubbing, light wear to corners and spine. There is a water stain on the bottom of the pages but does not affect the engraving. Large gift inscription on endpaper.Some light foxing on edges and few print stains. Overall clean and binding is tight.The work first appeared around 1685 as part of a series of copper engravings about the Roman antiquities that the painter, copper engraver and publisher Bartoli and the art writer and collector Bellori attempted to preserve and document the "non-literary, pictorial sources of antiquity." Giovanni Giacomo Rossi and his successor from 1693, Domenico Rossi, then issued a new, changed edition of the work. Bartoli's etchings were aimed at detail, accurate accuracy and formal, aesthetic reproduction. The place of storage and, in some cases, the bearer of the relief are mentioned, although without indication of size and material. The reliefs are treated primarily as iconographic evidence of the history and culture of Rome. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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In St Jurgen Storm 1904 German Language Study, Beckmann, J H
13 Beckmann, J H In St Jurgen Storm 1904 German Language Study
Ginn and Co. 1904 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall 
Ginn & Co. 1904 Hard Cover Good 12mo-over 6�"-7�" tall. Red cloth hardcover. This antique volume is a reprint of Storm"s classic German-language work, annotated by Beckmann for the English-speaking student of German. Includes an extensive dictionary of vocabulary from the story. Very Good. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Angkor: Art and Civilization, Bernard Groslier
14 Bernard Groslier Angkor: Art and Civilization
Frederick A. Praeger 1957 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Acceptable Hardcover 
Dust jacket is poor with rubbing, chipping, tears and stains on edges. Foxing on endpapers. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Outside page edges have small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book provides a visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia. Book covers the Khmer civilization, its social structure and economic organization & explains how they created the unique buildings in Cambodia. Contains 6 plates in color and 115 illustrations in photogravure. A participant in the continuing Angkor investigations, the author has spent recent years helping to reconstruct and un-cover temples, ornamental shrines, and palaces. These discoveries, particularly the statues & artifacts, have enabled him to re-date authoritatively a number of events in Angkor history. In addition to providing a detailed analysis of Khmer society, its government, economics, and ethnic and intellectual characteristics, his text includes a stylistic summary of the major periods in Khmer art from the 7th to the 13th centuries and a note on the iconography. A great resource by two of the leading exponents of Southeast Asian art history. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata, Bernardo Hertfelder
15 Bernardo Hertfelder Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata
Augustae Vindelicorum Augsburg 1627-01-01 First Edition Vellum Collectible: Very Good Leather Bound 
1627 First Edition. Contemporary full vellum. Quarto. pp[viii], 191. Title page nine plates (most folding) and 51 headpieces engraved in copper by Wolf Kilian after Matthias Kager. Light stains. Two early library stamps on title page. Covers slightly creased. Work on the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg began in 1474 but wasn't completed until 1603. 
Price: 5000.00 USD
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The Great Hunger, Bojer, Johan
16 Bojer, Johan The Great Hunger
New York Grosset and Dunlap 1925 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7 
Twelfth printing, Gray Cloth Hardcover, 328 pages. Translated from the Norwegian by W. J. Alexancer Worster and C. Archer.Novel, very descriptive of the country and waters of Norway. Slight corner wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Greek Civilization Iliad to Parthenon Andre Bonnard 1st, Bonnard, Andre
17 Bonnard, Andre Greek Civilization Iliad to Parthenon Andre Bonnard 1st
George Allen and Unwin Ltd 1957 1399180770 / 9781399180771 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
199 pages, Very Good. DJ is chipped, tanned and has a glassine cover. Name on endpaper. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. With 32 superb b/w illustrations. Covering the period of growth from Homer to Pericles, including accounts of the Iliad, the Odyssey, the tragedies of Aeschylus, the work of the lyric poets, the status of Greek women, Greek religion, the formation of Athenian democracy under Pericles. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Caldwell, Erskine When You Think of Me Erskine Caldwell First Edition
Little Brown and Co. 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1959, stated First Edition, Gray Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 194 pages, 8 1/2" tall, This book is the last book listed on page of Books by Erskine Caldwell. Illustrated by Louis Macouillard. Collection of fifteen short stories and sketches. Very Good. DJ has rubbing, chipping and is price clipped. Back of dj has some small stains. Protective mylar cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Telegraph Avenue: A Novel, Chabon, Michael
19 Chabon, Michael Telegraph Avenue: A Novel
Harper 2012-09-11 0061493341 / 9780061493348 Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page without inscription. Second edition. Signed sticker on front of dust jacket. DJ has scratch in top right corner. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish Policemen's Union); to discover The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Now he takes us to Telegraph Avenue in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In Telegraph Avenue, Chabon lovingly creates a world grounded in pop culture, Kung Fu, 70s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music and delivers a bravura epic of friendship, race, and secret histories.- See more at: http://www.hillcountrybooks.com/?page=shop/flypage&product_id=3230#sthash.y5MhXQ2O.dpuf 
Price: 74.00 USD
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Thunder on The Left [Hardcover] by Morley,Christopher, Christopher Morley
20 Christopher Morley Thunder on The Left [Hardcover] by Morley,Christopher
Doubleday.Page & Co, 1925 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co.
Date of Publication: 1925
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Christopher Morley, Doubleday, Doran, and Co., 1925, First Edition, Black Cloth Hardcover with pastedowns , 273 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Among the notionable dictes of antique Rome was the fancy that when men heard thunder on the left the gods had somewhat of special advertisement to impart. 1925 on both title page and copyright page. Very Good. Cover is rubbed and pastedown label on spine is creased and chipped. Spine rubbed and has white mark where something has rubbed down the spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 50.00 USD
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