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1 (Anna Sewell) VANCE, Eleanor (adapted by). Black Beauty.
NY: Random House, 1949 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Phoebe Erickson 
First edition thus. INSCRIBED by the illustrator. Very good or better in glossy illustrated boards. No dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 (Anthony Burgess) STRAUSS, Richard. Der Rosenkavalier: Comedy for Music in Three Acts.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1982 0316568376 / 9780316568371 Hardcover Fine 
Part of The Metropolitan Opera Classics Series. Story adaptation by Anthony Burgess. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Introduction by George R. Marek. Translated from the German by Alfred Kalisch. Color and black and white photographs. Limited edition: this copy is number 752 of 1,000 copies. SIGNED by Tatiana Troyanos and Rise Stevens. Fine in a fine slipcase. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Talley & Son:  A Play in Two Acts., (Arthur Penn) WILSON, Lanford.
3 (Arthur Penn) WILSON, Lanford. Talley & Son: A Play in Two Acts.
NY: Hill and Wang (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), 1986 0809091259 / 9780809091256 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing. INSCRIBED by the author, in the year of publication, to film and stage director Arthur Penn and his wife. Near fine in a near fine (light age toning to flap edges) dust jacket.; 115 pages 
Price: 500.00 USD
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4 (Azzawi) AL-CHABBI, Abu Al-Qasim. Al-Chabbi: The Will of Life / La Volente de Vivre.
London: Arabesque Group, 1994 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Azzawi 
Color and black and white illustrations by Azzawi throughout. Text is Arabic, English, and French. Limited edition: this copy is number 409 of 750 copies. SIGNED and dated by Azzawi in the year of publication. Fine in a near fine (sun fading along the spine) dust jacket. Housed in a very good (areas of fading and soiling) red cloth covered slipcase. ; 64 pages 
Price: 400.00 USD
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5 (Barry Moser) AHMADJIAN, Vernon. Flowering Plants of Massachusetts.
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1979 0870232657 / 9780870232657 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Over 250 line drawings by Barry Moser. First edition. INSCRIBED by Vernon Ahmadjian. Previous owner's gift inscription on half-title page, else very good in a very good (age toning) dust jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 (Barry Moser) CARROLL, Lewis. Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983 0520050398 / 9780520050396 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Barry Moser 
Preface and notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre. First Printing thus (Pennyroyal Edition). SIGNED by Barry Moser on the title page. Near fine in a near fine (age toning to rear panel and flap edges), price clipped dust jacket. ; 167 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 (Barry Moser) CARROLL, Lewis. Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983 0520050398 / 9780520050396 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Barry Moser 
Preface and notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre. First Printing thus (Pennyroyal Edition). SIGNED by Barry Moser on the title page. Near fine in a near fine (age toning to rear panel and flap edges) dust jacket. ; 167 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8 (Barry Moser) LASKY, Kathryn. Cloud Eyes.
San Diego Harcourt, Brace & Company 1994 0152191682 / 9780152191689 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Illustrated by Barry Moser. First printing. SIGNED by the illustrator. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 (Barry Moser) THOREAU, Henry David. Daily Observations: Thoreau on the Days of the Year.
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005 1558495002 / 9781558495005 Paperback Fine Illustrated by Barry Moser 
Edited by Steve Grant. First paperback edition. Briefly INSCRIBED by Barry Moser on the title page - "For Christine / Barry Moser." Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 (Boris Artzybasheff) DOREY, Jacques. Three and the Moon: Legendary Stories of Old Brittany, Normandy and Provence.
NY: Knopf, 1929 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff 
Illustrations include eight color plates. Limited edition: this copy is number 92 of 260 copies. Printed on Normandy vellum. SIGNED by the illustrator. Light foxing on top edge and front endpapers, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear at the spine ends and corners) dust jacket. Housed in a fair (about half of the spine is missing, edge worn and age darkened) slipcase. ; 103 pages 
Price: 350.00 USD
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11 (Brothers Grimm) ROGASKY, Barbara (retold by). Rapunzel.
NY: Holiday House, 1982 0823404544 / 9780823404544 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman 
Book club edition. SIGNED and dated by the illustrator in 2003, on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 (Brothers Grimm) SHULEVITZ, Uri (retold and illustrated by). The Golden Goose.
NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1995 0374326959 / 9780374326951 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated first edition. SIGNED and dated by Uri Shulevitz in the year of publication. Near fine in a near fine (light edge wear at the spine ends and corners) dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 (Charles Baudelaire) EGAN, Beresford (illustrator) and ALCOCK, C. Bower (translator). Fleurs du Mal in Pattern and Prose.
London: Sophistocles Press and T. Werner Laurie, 1929 Hardcover Good Illustrated by Beresford Egan 
Translated from the French. Limited edition: this copy is number 160 of 500 copies. SIGNED by the illustrator. Ex-library copy with typical markings, heavily worn and torn along the spine edges, one inch piece missing at the crown of the spine, else good in green cloth covered boards. ; 142 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Time's Unfading Garden:  Anne Spencer's Life and Poetry., (Chauncey Spencer) GREENE, J. Lee.
14 (Chauncey Spencer) GREENE, J. Lee. Time's Unfading Garden: Anne Spencer's Life and Poetry.
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1977 0807102946 / 9780807102947 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
An uncommon study of the Harlem Renaissance poet's life and work. First edition. INSCRIBED by the subject's son, Chauncey Spencer, himself a notable pioneer in African American aviation. Near fine in a near fine (trace shelf wear and age toning) dust jacket. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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15 (Craig Higgins) JOUBERT, Dereck. Elephant in the Kitchen: Recipes from the Wilderness, with Craig Higgins.
n.p.: Wildlife Films Press, 2006 0620348518 / 9780620348515 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Color photographs by Beverly Joubert throughout. First edition. SIGNED by Craig Higgins. Fine in a fine dust jacket. ; 191 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Dulcimer Boy., (David Hockney) SEIDLER, Tor.
16 (David Hockney) SEIDLER, Tor. Dulcimer Boy.
NY: Viking Press, 1979 0670286095 / 9780670286096 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by David Hockney 
First edition. SIGNED by David Hockney. Near fine in a very good (light rubbing and age toning) dust jacket. ; 83 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 (Edmund Wilson) SINISTRARI of Ameno. Demoniality or Incubi and Succubi: A Treatise.
Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1879 Hardcover Very Good 
From the original Latin manuscript translated into French and now translated into English, with the Latin text. First edition thus. A front endpaper bears two gift inscriptions by Edmund Wilson - the first to poet and novelist Elinor Wylie (dated 1925) and the second to Dorothy Walsh (dated 1964?). Sextodecimo, half-bound in dark red leather and marbled boards, raised bands and gilt lettering along spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Minor edge wear and age toning, else very good. Binding is solid and tight. ; 251 pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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18 (Edward Gorey) KIMURA, Jiro (photographer). Second International Congress of Crime Writers Picture Book, March 14-17, 1978.
Osaka: Kikugoro & Co., 1979 Hardcover Very Good 
Front board is illustrated by Edward Gorey. Text is in English and Japanese. Black and white photographs by Jiro Kimura throughout. First printing (800 copies). INSCRIBED by Jiro Kimura. Some light foxing on front board and title page, else very good in illustrated boards. No dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Jumblies., (Edward Gorey) LEAR, Edward.
19 (Edward Gorey) LEAR, Edward. The Jumblies.
NY: Young Scott Books, 1968 B018F20RZC Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Gorey Signed by Illustrator
First edition. SIGNED by Edward Gorey on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A bright, clean, and well preserved copy. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 150.00 USD
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20 (Elbert Hubbard) WHITMAN, Walt. Song of Myself.
East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1904 Hardcover Near Fine 
Limited edition: this copy is number 21 of 100 copies printed on Japan Vellum. SIGNED by Elbert Hubbard. Octavo, half-bound in red leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering and ornate design along the spine, raised bands along the spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark, photogravure frontispiece. Near fine. Housed in a good (worn and cracking along the edges with some moderate soiling) example of the original red cloth covered clamshell box with a paper title label along the bottom edge. ; 71 pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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