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THE LIFE & TIMES OF CHAUCER. John Gardner. THE LIFE & TIMES OF CHAUCER.
Wolf, J. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Ornaments by J. Wolf. Fine in dust jacket. A bright, beautiful copy that looks new.

[Book #34294]       Price: $60.00
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VLEMK: The Box-Painter. John Gardner. VLEMK: The Box-Painter.
Northridge: Lord John Press, 1979. First edition. There were 300 SIGNED, numbered copies and 100 which also included an original drawing by the author. This copy states, "This is a presentation copy," is signed by Gardner and has a drawing of Vlemk on blank before colophon page drawn and initialled by Gardner. Fine in dust jacket with slight edge wear, one tiny closed tear and minor chipping on corners.

[Book #37129]       Price: $275.00
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"The Man on the Cliff": In Bestseller Mystery Magazine. Andrew Garve. "The Man on the Cliff": In Bestseller Mystery Magazine.
New York: Mercury Press Inc. 1959. First edition. Bestseller Mystery Magazine, May 1959, Vol. 1, No. 6, Whole No. 215. Features the story "The Man on the Cliff," by Andrew Garve, an abridgement of "Riddle of Samson." Near fine in blue, printed paperwraps with previous owner's identification faintly stamped on the inside of the cover and Table of Contents page. Inside of cover also has light offset and there is a minor amount of wear to the top of the spine.

[Book #51685]       Price: $50.00
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STREETWALKER. Jonathan Gash. STREETWALKER.
New York: Viking Press, 1960. First American edition. Written anonymously and attributed to Jonathan Gash. If so, his first book. The view from the prostitute's vantage. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #23279]       Price: $75.00
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APG 033.4 (2004). William H. Gass. APG 033.4 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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HABITATIONS OF THE WORD Essays. William H. Gass. HABITATIONS OF THE WORD Essays.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1985). First edition. Personal copy of author Doris Grumbach with her intitials on front endpaper. Review copy with slip and publicity letter laid in. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

[Book #29465]       Price: $60.00
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IN THE HEART OF THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY: And Other Stories. William H. Gass. IN THE HEART OF THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY: And Other Stories.
New York: Harper & Row, (1968). First edition of author's second book. Collection of five stories includes the title story plus "The Pedersen Kid," "Mrs. Mean," "Icicles," and "Order of Insects." Minor spine crimps, otherwise bright and fine in near fine dust jacket folded onto the book slightly off-center. Jacket shows light tanning to spine lettering and the barest nicks to spine ends and corners.

[Book #49138]       Price: $100.00
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ON BEING BLUE A Philosophical Inquiry. William H. Gass. ON BEING BLUE A Philosophical Inquiry.
Boston: David R. Godine, (1975). First ediiton. One of 225 numbered copies SIGNED by Gass and Godine. Fine in dust jacket in slipcase. Author Doris Grumbach's personal copy with her initials on the front endpaper and the half-title page.

[Book #29306]       Price: $150.00
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THE BLACK PIRATE. MacBurney Gates. THE BLACK PIRATE.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1926). First edition. A "Photoplay" edition, illustrated with colored plates after the scenes in the movie starring Douglas Fairbanks and with a montage of black-and-white movie stills on rear panel of the dust jacket. Red cloth boards stamped in black; 12 pages of ads at rear. Few tiny holes to front spine gutter, marginal spotting to plates and opposing pages, otherwise about very good with spine slightly shaken; in like dust jacket with marginal chipping to spine ends and corners and spine slightly tanned and rubbed.

[Book #54733]       Price: $150.00
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A WOMAN IN CHINA. Mary Gaunt. A WOMAN IN CHINA.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [circa 1910's]. First U.S. edition. Illustrated with 65 photographic plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped illustration and lettering on front and gilt-lettered spine. Good only with flaking to cloth (appears to be old insect damage), cloth at head of spine quite frayed and frontispiece nicked on top edge but interior clean and bright.

[Book #52594]       Price: $125.00
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BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE. Leonard Gershe. BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE.
New York: Random House, (1969). First edition. Basis for the film starring Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert and Eileen Heckart. Eillen Heckart won an Academy Award for her supporting role in the film. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near fine with a small bookstore stamp on front pastedown in a bright dust jacket with light soiling and one tiny closed nick on front flap edge.

[Book #29091]       Price: $175.00
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ELEMENTS OF RHETORIC: Exhibiting a Methodical Arrangement of all the Important Ideas of the Ancient and Modern Rhetorical Writers. John A. Getty. ELEMENTS OF RHETORIC: Exhibiting a Methodical Arrangement of all the Important Ideas of the Ancient and Modern Rhetorical Writers.
Philadelphia: E. Littell, 1831. First edition. "Designed for the use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools." Tan cloth boards, leather spine label with gilt lettering and rule. Good only with covers soiled and spine label worn (but still somewhat legible), front free endpaper lacking, damp stains, pencil notations, etc.

[Book #52563]       Price: $100.00
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PARTICULAR VOICES: Portraits of Gay and Lesbian Writers. Robert Giard. PARTICULAR VOICES: Portraits of Gay and Lesbian Writers.
Cambridge: MIT Press, (1997). First edition. Foreword by Julia VanHaaften. Short essays and full-page pictures of about 180 writers including Allen Ginsberg, Quentin Crisp, Edmund White, Doris Grumbach, Jonathan Williams, et al. Short tear in front endpaper at hinge, otherwise fine in dust jacket.

[Book #47054]       Price: $50.00
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ELLEN FOSTER. Kaye Gibbons. ELLEN FOSTER.
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1987. First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #16193]       Price: $50.00
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ON THE OCCASION OF MY LAST AFTERNOON. Kaye Gibbons. ON THE OCCASION OF MY LAST AFTERNOON.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). First edition. INSCRIBED with the quote, "Underneath the spready sycamore" and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #47527]       Price: $50.00
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BIRD LIFE AT THE POLE. Wolcott Gibbs. BIRD LIFE AT THE POLE.
New York: William Morow & Co. 1931. First edition. "By Commander Christopher Robin" as told to Gibbs. INSCRIBED, "To --- For, his courage and courtesy in endorsing the South Pole -- Wolcott Gibbs." Yellow cloth a little darkened on spine, otherwise very good, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #41033]       Price: $60.00
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DEATH IN APRIL & Other Poems. Brendan Gill. DEATH IN APRIL & Other Poems.
Windham, CT: Hawthorn House, 1935. First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Very good with covers rubbed and spine ends and tips worn. There were only 160 copies, making this book understandably scarce.

[Book #35677]       Price: $200.00
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INTEREST TABLES; Also, Banking Time-Tables. Jacob Gillmeyer. INTEREST TABLES; Also, Banking Time-Tables.
(no place: No publisher), 1836. "Pocket edition," first edition thus. Small (3.75 x 5.5"), full-leather with gilt bordered boards and gilt lettering to front, with front cover detached. Publisher's advertisement pasted inside front cover (offering a reward for finding an error in the tables) chipped on outside edge affecting beginning of the lines in the first two paragraphs; first and last few leaves darkened. Still a good, tight copy with interior pages clean and bright.

[Book #52640]       Price: $75.00
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FRENCH SUMMER. Guy Gilpatric. FRENCH SUMMER.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1933. First edition, 2nd printing. Issued in the same month as the first and rare in dust jacket. Near fine with light soiling to the polka-dotted cloth boards and light rubbing to the corners. In worn dust jacket which is somewhat soiled and rubbed, with chips to the spine ends and corners as well as a few closed tears, some of which have been repaired with tape to the verso.

[Book #51529]       Price: $200.00
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NEW YEAR BLUES. Allen Ginsberg. NEW YEAR BLUES.
New York: The Phoenix Book Shop, 1972. First edition. Number 14 in the Phoenix Book Shop Oblong Octavo Series. Fine in printed paperwraps. Limited to 126 copies, 100 numbered and 26 lettered. Presumed out-of-series copy with "Xwpior'd" in what appears to be Ginsberg's hand. Perhaps his name in Hebrew? SIGNED IN HEBREW?

[Book #26348]       Price: $150.00
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SUNFLOWER SUTRA. Original Photographs by J. C. Netherwood. Allen Ginsberg. SUNFLOWER SUTRA. Original Photographs by J. C. Netherwood.
No place or date. First edition and only edition. Portfolio of 12 original black & white photographs illustrating Ginsberg's poem "Sunflower Sutra." Each photograph is mounted on an 11x14-inch board with a different part of the poem beneath. The full text of the poem is mounted on 2 separate boards. The box housing the boards is inscribed by Netherwood to Bill Kinter in May 1976. Kinter was a Ginsberg scholar particularly interested in the poet's Sunflower Sutra. A unique, handmade production in fine condition. A unique Ginsberg.

[Book #29570]       Price: $300.00
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THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. Ellen Glasgow. THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1900. First edition. Paper, illustrated label on front cover. Near fine, without a jacket.

[Book #48813]       Price: $60.00
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RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST WITH A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR. Dr. John D. Godman. RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST WITH A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR.
Philadelphia: Book Association of Friends, 1877. Later printing/edition. Blind-stamped imprint on two leaves, otherwise near fine.

[Book #50973]       Price: $50.00
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GLASS PEOPLE. Gail Godwin. GLASS PEOPLE.
New York: Knopf, 1972. First edition. Her scarce, second book. INSCRIBED to author/critic Doris Grumbach, "To Doris, fondly, Gail Oct. 24, 1982 Woodstock, NY." In addition there is a nice personal two page ALS laid in. "Dear Doris, Here is Glass People [underlined]. The most peculiar of my books. Not entirely successful, in terms of what I set out to do. But now you have a complete set. . ." Fine in dust jacket with touch of light fading on spine letters.

[Book #30619]       Price: $150.00
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THE PERFECTIONISTS. Gail Godwin. THE PERFECTIONISTS.
New York: Harper & Row, (1970). First edition of her first book. "To Doris, Gail Godwin" on front end paper. Author/critic Doris Grumbach's copy. Stain on rear end paper, some discoloration on red top edge stain and minor cover wear, but still very good in lightly worn dust jacket.

[Book #30770]       Price: $100.00
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