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CORRIDOR. Jonathan Aaron. CORRIDOR.
Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, (1992). First edition. His second collection of poems. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht, "For Tony, with--poems, or no poems--Love [underlined], from Jonathan" beneath which is a sketch of a chair drawn by Aaron beneath which he has written "Chair, EOS Hotel, Zurich, 21.v.92." Fine in glossy, black, pictorial paperwraps.

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BLOOD OF PATRIOTS. Neil Abercrombie, Richard Hoyt. BLOOD OF PATRIOTS.
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, (1996). First edition. INSCRIBED by Neil Abercrombie on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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JAGUAR OF SWEET LAUGHTER: New & Selected Poems. Diane Ackerman. JAGUAR OF SWEET LAUGHTER: New & Selected Poems.
New York: Random House, (1991). First edition. INSCRIBED on bookplate affixed opposite the half-title page to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht, "for Tony, In praise of his poems, and with all good wishes, Diane / 1991." Base of spine a little sunned, otherwise fine in fine dust jacket with just the barest wear to corners.

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THE JANUARY CORPSE. Neil Albert. THE JANUARY CORPSE.
New York: Walker & Co. (1991). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by him on the front endpaper. Photograph of Albert laid in. Fine in a bright dust jacket.

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A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE. Nelson Algren. A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1956). First edition. A reworking of his first book. INSCRIBED, "Best wishes to Charles B. --- Nelson Algren." Blue paper-covered boards stamped in gilt and black; yellow paper-covered spine stamped in black. Light foxing to spine and endpapers, otherwise very good or better in dust jacket with light foxing to rear panel that darkens at folds, otherwise near fine.

[Book #53978]       Price: $250.00
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WHO LOST AN AMERICAN? Nelson Algren. WHO LOST AN AMERICAN?.
New York: Macmillan Company, (1963). First edition. His travel writings, of a sort -- covering trips to England, Seville, Crete, Istanbul, Paris, et al. INSCRIBED to Richard Elman, "Best wishes/ To Dick Elman/ from/ Nelson Algren/ May 16 1963." Elman and Gene McGarr's interview, "A Converation with Nelson Algren," ran on listener-supported New York radio station WBAI on May 23, 1963. Near fine with rear endpaper lightly foxed. In very good or better dust jacket with spine lettering toned, few rubs and small tears, and tears to top and bottom of rear flap fold internally repaired with tape.

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NIXON: Volumes One and Two; The Education of a Politician 1913-1962 | The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972. Stephen E. Ambrose, Richard M. Nixon. NIXON: Volumes One and Two; The Education of a Politician 1913-1962 | The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1989). First edition. Two volumes: first printing of volume two, second printing of volume one. BOTH VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY AMBROSE. The first two volumes in Ambrose's Nixon trilogy. Illustrated with photos. Volume one: Slight lean at top of spine still very good to fine in bright, near fine dust jacket. Volume two: Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, boards gently edge rubbed, barely perceptible nick midway in rear board, and very faint offset on the pastedowns from the dust jacket, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with some sunning and light shelf wear, and edges barely rubbed and creased. A nice set and uncommon inscribed.

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THE TEXAS BLUEBONNET. Jean Andrews. THE TEXAS BLUEBONNET.
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1986). First edition. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. SIGNED and INSCRIBED "To Audrey, with many bluebonnets, Jean Andrews" on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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INVESTMENT FOR APPRECIATION: Forecasting Movements in Security Prices / Technique of Trading in Shares for Profit. L. L. B. Angas. INVESTMENT FOR APPRECIATION: Forecasting Movements in Security Prices / Technique of Trading in Shares for Profit.
New York: Somerset Publishing Co. 1936. First edition, INSCRIBED, "For Herbert B. Elliston from L. L. B. Angas." Lawrence Lee Bazley Angas was born into a family with a banking background. He was educated in both England and France and earned a Master of Arts degree at Oxford University before joining the British army at the beginning of World War I during which he served in France and Italy, earning him the Military Cross and Croix de la Guerre. Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Herbert Berridge Elliston was a foreign correspondent for various newspapers before becoming financial advisor to the Chinese Government. Later he was financial editor of the Christian Science Monitor, then joined the staff of the Washington Post where he eventually rose to editor of the newspaper. He was co-winner of the Pulitzer Prize for "Editorial Writing" in 1949 (Complete Biographical Encyclopedia of Pulitzer Prize Winners, Heinz & Erika Fischer, 2002). INVESTMENT FOR APPRECIATION gives "Allying analysis of what makes the markets work with a study of the 'technique' of trading"--from the 1999 reprint version. Dark blue cloth boards, gilt stamped spine; illustrated with graphs; seven appendices. Good with spine a little shaken and bottom outside edges of boards mottled (old damp stain?); otherwise clean and tight. With 8-page, map-folded brochure laid in advertising book, "This book, we have no hesitation in claiming, is the best ever written on Investment for profit." ASSOCIATION COPY, INSCRIBED.

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THE ARMINARM ECOLOGUES; With the Hexercises (for the Heclogues): Pieces. W. Antony, , David Mus. THE ARMINARM ECOLOGUES; With the Hexercises (for the Heclogues): Pieces.
(La Quercia, Italy: John Van Sickle and Giulia Battaglia, 1971). First edition. Number 116 of 180 numbered copies. An additional 20 copies were printed on varying colored paper. THIS COPY INSCRIBED TO PRIZE-WINNING POET ANTHONY HECHT, "For Anthony Hecht, with great esteem, this volume that provoked my life-long study of poetics in pastoral + epic + in poetic sequences, represented by its latest installment -- the accompanying pamphlet, 'Virgil vs....' vindicating [illegible]. John Van Sickle, New York, 01-12-13." Beneath which is pasted Van Sickle's personal stamp. The only accompanying pamphlet present is the prospectus, INSCRIBED "For AH--the original brochure--JVS." Large, quarto volume, nearly folio-sized, 9.25 x 12.75"; gray-brown paperwraps printed in black on front only. Slightly overhanging edges mildly worn with touch of loss to head of spine, still near fine. Scarce to rare signed. ASSOCIATION COPY, INSCRIBED.

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ZIP: A Novel of the Left and the Right. Max Apple. ZIP: A Novel of the Left and the Right.
New York: Viking Press, (1978). First edition. Review copy with slip, photograph and publisher's letter laid in. INSCRIBED and dated on front endpaper. Laid in is a TLS from Apple "...I also remember that years ago when you were at The New Republic you were, I think, the first person ever to mention my work in a magazine--not the kind of thing anyone forgets..." Fine in fine dust jacket.

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A WAVE: Poems. John Ashbery. A WAVE: Poems.
New York: The Viking Press, (1984). First edition. INSCRIBED by prize-winning poet Ashbery to Pulitzer Prize winner and Poet Laureate Anthony Hecht and wife on title page, "for Tony and Helen with love, John Ashbery / May 23,1984." Spots of excess ink to fore-edges of last several leaves (appears to be a production error), otherwise crisp and fine in fine, wrap-around pictorial dust jacket with just one inconspicuous tear.

[Book #53732]       Price: $250.00
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THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO HUNTING AND FISHING. Melissa Bank. THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO HUNTING AND FISHING.
(New York): Viking, (1999). First edition. INSCRIBED with a quote from the book: "I made my mouth move smileward" and SIGNED by the author. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO HUNTING AND FISHING. Melissa Bank. THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO HUNTING AND FISHING.
(New York): Viking, (1999). First edition. SIGNED with a quote from the book: "The three of us were drive-dazed." Fine in fine dust jacket.

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CALAMITERROR. George Barker. CALAMITERROR.
London: Faber & Faber, (1937). First edition. A book of poetry. INSCRIBED, "For Alan --- from George Barker," and (illegibly) dated. Fine in slightly soiled yellow price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #43104]       Price: $60.00
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POEMS OF EXCHANGE. Willis Barnstone. POEMS OF EXCHANGE.
Athens: (No Publisher), 1951. First edition. With six poems translated from the Spanish of Antonio Machado. INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper with a rather lengthy note to a friend: "Dear Mr. and Mrs. --- You know , honestly, in spite of 2 1/2 years of silence, I'm sure of the same intimacy with you...." Very good minus in light green, printed paperwraps with spine and front cover tanned, covers lightly soiled and corners bumped; one-inch tear split at head of spine, and inside rear cover shows few spots of rubbing and residue suggesting a pasted-on mylar cover has been removed.

[Book #51392]       Price: $60.00
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A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Nicholas A. Basbanes. A GENTLE MADNESS: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.
New York: Henry Holt, (1996). First "Owl Book" edition, first printing thus. INSCRIBED, "For Paul Zimmerman - Bibliophile, Colleague (and the best sports journalist in the U.S.A.), with regards and warmest best wishes, Nick Basbanes 25 August 2003." And with AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BASBANES & PHOTO OF THE TWO MEN TOGETHER laid in. One of the best books on the love of books and the gentle madness of book collectors. Wonderfully written -- its publication attracted many to the hobby. Near fine in very good or better dust jacket with rubbing to spine ends and folds, few tiny nicks and small scrape to front panel. PRESENTATION COPY FROM ONE COLUMNIST TO ANOTHER.

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I'LL GET YOU: THE BEATLE MUSIC INDEX, 1958-1970. Beatles, Michael Todd. I'LL GET YOU: THE BEATLE MUSIC INDEX, 1958-1970.
(Lake Oswego, OR: AMV Entertainment), 1992. First edition. "This volume is an attempt to bring together a reference source for the Beatles' available session work." Apparently issued in only 150 copies. This copy with "19/150" handwritten in the corner of the Introduction page, beside Todd's INSCRIPTION, "Dear - - Thanks for your support! I hope the book and the disc bring you hours of fun for the entire family. (or something like that; anyway.) All the best, Michael Todd." Small highlighter squiggle on plain rear cover, few session entries highlighted with penciled notations to margins, covers lightly soiled, otherwise very good to near fine in spiral binding.

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FALLING IN PLACE. Ann Beattie. FALLING IN PLACE.
New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. Advance reading copy, INSCRIBED on half-title page with a quote, "Hello, Sunbeam! Ann Beattie." Publishers letter laid in, and duplicate page (p.228 at p.238) crossed out. Fine in glossy, white paperwraps printed in dark red and blue.

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WHAT WAS MINE: and Other Stories. Ann Beattie. WHAT WAS MINE: and Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1991). First edition. SIGNED with a quote from the book: "that keeps things lively." Fine in dust jacket.

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WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME: and other stories. Ann Beattie. WHERE YOU'LL FIND ME: and other stories.
New York: Linden Press/Simon & Schuster, 1986. First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Fine in fine price-clipped dust jacket.

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THE FIVE-FOLD MESH. Ben Belitt. THE FIVE-FOLD MESH.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to Eda Lou Walton, "For Eda Lou, with my inexpressible gratitude for the best pieces in the book and the death of the Ice-Age. Affectionately, Ben." The printed dedication to the last section of the book, "IV: Many Cradles: Personal Legend," is "For E. L. W." -- presumably Walton. New York Times book review slip laid in with Walton's name penciled on the back, and Walton's signature is on the front endpaper. Paperclip impression to top of review slip and first few pages, with a touch of rust offset to front pastedown. Altogether very good or better with unavoidable offset from the binding glue to the hinges. Walton, then a New York University professor and poet herself, was mistress and muse to Henry Roth, author of CALL IT SLEEP, and that book's dedicatee.

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OF ALL THINGS. Robert C. Benchley. OF ALL THINGS.
New York: Henry Holt and Co. 1921. First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. INSCRIBED, DATED AND SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. "For Billie Allen / in memory of many / happy hours on the / shore of Lake Como / Robert C. Benchley / Dec 20, 1921." Light soiling and cloth edges slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #40334]       Price: $500.00
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LIGHTNING IN THE FLESH: Poems. Lili Bita, Zaller. LIGHTNING IN THE FLESH: Poems.
(New York: Athens Printing Company), no-date. First edition. SIGNED with inscription in Greek on front endpaper. Text in Greek and five poems translated to English. Near fine in glossy, stapled paper wraps with light rubbing to spine ends and corners.

[Book #51668]       Price: $50.00
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THE DECLINE OF RADICALISM: Reflections on America Today. Daniel J. Boorstin. THE DECLINE OF RADICALISM: Reflections on America Today.
New York: Random House, (1969). First edtition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front free endpaper. Fine in dust jacket with light soiling.

[Book #46796]       Price: $50.00
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