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JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY: Hoosier Poet. James Whitcomb Riley, Jeannette Covert Nolan. JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY: Hoosier Poet.
Robert S. Robison. New York: Julian Messner, (1941). First edition. Special limited Indiana edition, number 147. SIGNED by Nolan and the illustrator, Robert S. Robinson. Very good in vibrant green cloth binding, a little shelfworn at the spine ends and corners. In a dust jacket that is also very good, with a touch of soiling and some wear to the edges, very shallow chipping, few small tears and spine fold split (but not noticeably).

[Book #50569]       Price: $60.00
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AMONG THE GREAT MASTERS OF LITERATURE: Scenes in the Lives of Great Authors. Walter Rowlands. AMONG THE GREAT MASTERS OF LITERATURE: Scenes in the Lives of Great Authors.
Boston: Dana Estes & Co. (1900). First edition. Illustrated with thirty-two full-page reproductions of famous paintings showing scenes from the lives of the authors. White cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt on front and spine; top edge gilt. Rear lower corner rubbed to board otherwise very good.

[Book #50085]       Price: $40.00
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SUCH A STRANGE LADY A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers. Dorothy L. Sayers, By Janet Hitchman. SUCH A STRANGE LADY A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1975). First U.S. edition. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with spine lightly faded and light soiling. Scarce.

[Book #28667]       Price: $60.00
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LORENZO DOW: The Bearer of the Word. Charles Coleman Sellers. LORENZO DOW: The Bearer of the Word.
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1928. First edition. SIGNED by the author. The story of the itinerant preacher known as "The Cosmopolite" or "Crazy Dow," who achieved enormous popularity in the first half of the 19th century. Fine in dust jacket with a few tiny chips and small closed tears.

[Book #54809]       Price: $100.00
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MASTERING THE IMPOSSIBLE. Siegfried, Roy. MASTERING THE IMPOSSIBLE.
New York: William Morrow & Co. (1992). First edition. Their rags-to-riches story and a history of their act written with Annette Tapert. "The truth behind the magic." INSCRIBED, "To Julianne/ Love/ Siegfried [&] Roy 1992." 320 pages, including index. Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white and full-color photographs. A nicely produced, oversize (10 1/2 x 8 1/2) book. As new in dust jacket.

[Book #39639]       Price: $350.00
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LENIN IN ZURICH. Alexander Solzhenitsyn. LENIN IN ZURICH.
New York: Farrar Straus, (1976). First U.S. edition. Translated from the Russian by H. T. Willetts. SIGNED by Solzhenitsyn on half-title page. A precusor of sorts to THE RED WHEEL--the first chapters were incorporated into the expanded 1984 edition of AUGUST 1914, and the rest into NOVEMBER 1916 and MARCH 1917. Near fine in bright, very good to near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with rubbed tear with small skinned spot to lower edge front panel but otherwise only minor wear. SIGNED BY SOLZHENITSYN.

[Book #53686]       Price: $750.00
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JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art. John Updike, George W. Hunt. JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art.
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publ. Co. (1980). First edition. A study by Hunt of the importance of sex, religion and art in the writings of John Updike. Minor rubbing to corners, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light soiling and chipping.

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1876: A Novel. Gore Vidal. 1876: A Novel.
New York: Random House, (1976). First edition. SIGNED on the half-title page. His sequel to BURR; the third volume chronologically in his "Narratives of Empire" series. Near fine with dark blue cloth just a bit faded on edges in very good or better dust jacket with spine and edges just a bit faded.

[Book #54486]       Price: $75.00
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