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The Fairy Books: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive and Lilac by Lang, Andrew [Editor] - 1910

by Lang, Andrew [Editor]

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The Fairy Books: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive and Lilac by Lang, Andrew [Editor] - 1910

The Fairy Books: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive and Lilac

by Lang, Andrew [Editor]

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London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1910. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. Andrew Lang's Color Fairy Books, complete in twelve volumes, all first impressions of the first edition: Blue (1889), Red (1890), Green (1892), Yellow (1894), Pink (1897), Grey (1900), Violet (1901), Crimson (1903), Brown (1904), Orange (1906), Olive (1907), Lilac (1910). The volumes average in Very Good, with fading to spines, foxing, light edge wear, soiling, or rubbing, bookplates or previous ownership markings, and toning to pages. Tear to cloth at base of spine of The Blue Fairy Book; Inner hinges tender or exposed in the Lilac, Orange and Grey; Corner clipped from front free endpaper in The Lilac Fairy Book. A lovely set Andrew Lang's Color Fairy Books, beautifully decorated in ornate gilt stamping.
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  • Publisher Longmans, Green & Company
  • Place of Publication London
  • Date Published 1910
  • Keywords Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive, Lilac, Color Fairy books

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Hunger and Love

Hunger and Love

by Britton, Lionel

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London: Putnam, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. (Apparently published simultaneously with the American edition.) 705, (2) p. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. Foxing to fore edge, corners lightly bumped. Small tear in cloth at head. Dust jacket flap price intact, chips missing at extremities, especially at head. Closed tear through back panel that has been mended with archival, ph-neutral mending tissue on verso. Includes gray publisher's promotional card. British writer and playwright Lionel Britton's only novel, a long out-of-print classic of experimental Depression-era proletarian literature narrated in the second person. It was hailed by George Orwell and Bertrand Russell among other critics. Quite uncommon in its dust jacket.
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The Long Valley
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The Long Valley

by Steinbeck, John

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New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition. First edition. 303 pp. Original cloth. Small dampstain to top of back board, else Near Fine in Very Good unclipped dust jacket with tears along folds at top of front panel, edge-rubbing, small closed tear to bottom of back panel, spine slightly darkened, a few pieces of tape to verso, dampstain to verso of back panel. A collection of twelve stories by the chronicler of the rough-and-tumble American West.
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All the Sad Young Men
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All the Sad Young Men

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing with no damage to type on pages 38, 90 and 248; in a first state dust jacket with lips unbattered. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in blind on the upper board, and stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine, almost appearing as new, with bright and sharp gilt lettering. Faint wear at corners and bumping to bottom corner of lower board, creating a tiny, corresponding chip to the dust jacket. A breathtaking copy, one would be hard-pressed to find one nicer.
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The Story of Ferdinand
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated pink paper-covered boards backed with a tan cloth spine, lacking the dust jacket. Good. Covers soiled and worn. Previous owner name to verso of front free end paper. Glue repair seems evident to hinge at title page. Pages soiled, foxed, thumbed and occasionally stained.
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War and Peace
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War and Peace

by [Tolstoy] Tolstoi, Leo

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New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886. First American Edition. Very Good. Six volumes. First American edition, all first printings with properly dated title pages and publisher's imprint on all copyright pages. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and black stamping, with volumes ranging from Very Good to Near Fine. Softening to spine ends, with Volume II of Before Tilsit showing shallow loss at spine ends. Volume I of The Invasion with owner name stamp on title page; neat owner name on first page of text of volume II of The Invasion and volume II of Borodino. Bookplate in volume 1 of Before Tilsit and volume I of The Invasion. A handsome set of the first American edition of this classic of Russian literature. Translated from the French edition by Clara Bell.
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They

by McCoy, Horace

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London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1935. First British Edition. Very Good+/Good. First British edition. Signed by author on front free endpaper, inscribed to former owner and dated August 1944. [vi], 233 pp. Original buckram cloth lettered in red. Very Good+ with light stain to fore edge, slight curving to boards, in Good dust jacket with some light dampstaining, spine panel darkened, chipped along edges. An existential examination of America via the marathon dance craze of the Great Depression, which inspired a 1969 film directed by Sydney Pollack.
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The Story of Ferdinand
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The Story of Ferdinand

by Leaf, Munro

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's decorated pink paper-covered boards backed with a tan cloth spine, lacking the dust jacket. About Very Good. Covers soiled, faded and edge-worn. Previous owner name heavily scratched out on front free endpaper. Pages thumbed and with occasional light creases or wear. Scarce first printing of the classic children's book about a pacifist bull who would rather smell flowers than fight.
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All the Sad Young Men
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All the Sad Young Men

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing with no damage to type on pages 38, 90 and 248; in a first state dust jacket with lips unbattered. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in blind on the upper board, and stamped in gilt on the spine. Fine, almost appearing as new, with bright and sharp gilt lettering. Faint wear at corners and bumping to bottom corner of lower board, creating a tiny, corresponding chip to the dust jacket. A breathtaking copy, one would be hard-pressed to find one nicer.
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Mash
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Mash

by Hooker, Richard [Pseudonym of Hiester Richard Hornberger Jr.]

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1968. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by author as Richard Hooker on the title page with quote marks around his name; Richard Hooker is the pseudonym of Dr. Hiester Richard Hornberger Jr. Near Fine, with light edge wear, toning to spine ends, small evidence of tape removal to recto of half-title page, hinge at title page over-opened. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket, with light shelf wear and toning. A laid-in note in a former owner's hand reads, "Dr. Hornberger autographed this book as "Richard Hooker" while still employed as a doctor at Thayer Hospital in Waterville, Maine." Signed copies are scarce.
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To a God Unknown
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To a God Unknown

by Steinbeck, John

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First Edition
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New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first issue. Signed by Mahlon Blaine, whose illustrations appear on the the dust jacket, endsheets and title page. Bound in publisher's green cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine. Cloth lightly sunned through jacket at spine, and along top and bottom edges. Pages toned. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear at the spine ends, and a short closed tear along the top edge of the front panel with some faint associated creasing. A lovely copy, signed by the illustrator. In the early '20s, Blaine met a young John Steinbeck on the Panama Canal, and the two quickly became friends. Blaine would go on illustrate the dust jacket and endsheets for Steinbeck's first novel, Cup of Gold, as well as for this title. Goldstone & Payne, A3a.
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The Fairy Books
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The Fairy Books

by Andrew Lang

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Paperback
ISBN 10 / ISBN 13
9781522951544 / 1522951547
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The Fairy Books
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The Fairy Books

by Andrew Lang

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paperback. Good. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items. May be an ex-library book.
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The Fairy Books. [With] The Nursery Rhyme Book. 13 Volumes
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The Fairy Books. [With] The Nursery Rhyme Book. 13 Volumes

by Lang, Andrew

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London: The Folio Society, 2010. Hardcover. Near Fine. The full Folio Edition set of 12 volumes: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive and Lilac, all in matching slipcases. Interiors crisp and clean. Each volume contains a frontispiece, 12 colour illustrations and a few in black and white. Illustrators include: Kate Baylay, Caitlin Hackett, Danuta Mayer, Debra McFarlane, Julian de Narvaez, Lauren Nassef, Niroot Puttapipat, Omar Rayyan, Charles van Sandwyk, Tim Stevens, Tomislav Tomic and Bob Venables. Apart from a couple of very small bumps to a couple slipcases, this set is near fine and unread. More specifically, Olive has 2 very small spots, Brown with a small bump, Grey with a heavier hit to the opening left side, a very small bump to Orange and Pink with 1 very tiny spot to one side. The books perfect and unharmed. All titles are the first printed edition in this Folio Society collection. Includes The Nursery Rhyme Book, making this a 13 volume set.
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Morality Play
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Morality Play

by Unsworth, Barry

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This is a classic medieval murder mystery.
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Gypsies

Gypsies

by Greenfeld, Howard

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ISBN 10 / ISBN 13
9780517528426 / 0517528428
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New York: Crown Publishers. An account of the Gypsy way of life, including its origins, history, traditions, customs, occupations, and the changes that modern living has occasioned. EX LIBRARY/USUAL MARKINGS. Profusely & WONDERFULLY illustrated w/photos, Introduction, Bibliography, Index, 111 clean, crisp & solid pp. Excellent Personal cpy/Reference! . Good. Hardcover. 1977.
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The Fate of the Earth

The Fate of the Earth

by Schell, Jonathan

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Book Club Edition
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The 1982 Annual World's Best SF

The 1982 Annual World's Best SF

by Wollheim, Donald A

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Very Good Dustjacket
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Book Club Edition
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Hardcover
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Kane & Abel
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Kane & Abel

by Jeffrey Archer

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Has Jacket
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Book Club
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Hardcover
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New York, 1979. Book Club. Hardcover. Book Club/Has Jacket. Book is a book club edition. Quite a few closed tears, chips, and other signs of wear to the dust jacket. Some bumping to the boards at corners, edges and ends of the spine. Pages are clean.
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Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain

by Frazier, Charles

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Advance Review Copy
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Paperback
ISBN 10 / ISBN 13
9780871136794 / 0871136791
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NY: Atlantic Monthly Press. Very Good; Light foxing to fore-edges.. 1997. Advance Review Copy. Softcover. 0871136791 . Glossy softcover binding. An advance copy of Frazier's National Book Award-winning first novel, a wonderful Civil War tale about a Confederate soldier who deserts the army after being wounded and hospitalized and tries to make his way back to his North Carolina home and sweetheart. Later made into a great movie directed by Anthony Minghella. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages .
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Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural
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Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural

by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

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228 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's stiff boards with quarter brown spine and dark green lettering to spine label and cover. First edition, first issue. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Condition: Corners bumped and slightly chipped, spine heal rubbed, lightly soiled else about very good lacking jacket.
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The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts
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The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts

by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

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209 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's quarter brow cloth with dark green lettering to spine and cover over green boards. First edition, second state with half-title tipped to stub. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Condition: Chip at front edge, spine heal bumped, lightly soiled else about very good lacking jacket.
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The Sky and the Forest
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The Sky and the Forest

by Forester, C.S

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C.S. Forester: The Sky and the Forest. Little, Brown and Company, Boston. Stated First Edition First Printing Thus August, 1948. Cover price $2.75. Used. VG BOOK/VG UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. A story of a central Africa. By C.S. Forester, author of the Admiral Hornblower series.
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We Loved Them Once

by Rivers, Ronda

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Not Stated Assumed First Edition
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NY: Vantage Press, 1954. Pages [135] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Tan boards, black lettering, clean, minor shelf wear. PO's name penned to endpaper. Set in 1950's America. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . Not Stated Assumed First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket.
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