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Camelot; a new musical (based on "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White)

By: Lerner, Alan Jay (book and lyrics), and Frederick Loewe (music)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1961)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23963

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[very nice copy, no discernible wear to book; jacket has a tiny bit of shallow chipping (insect-nibbles?) at top of rear flap, minor soiling to rear panel, slight wrinkling at top of spine]. (B&W photographs) Book of the musical play (no music), illustrated with three whole photographs from the original Broadway production starring Richard Burton and Julie Andrews. View more info

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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever; a musical play

By: Lerner, Alan Jay, and Burton Lane

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1966)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23965

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dj


[a bit of deterioration to bottom edge of front cover (board exposed in a couple of tiny spots), no other significant wear to book; the jacket is quite nice, with light surface wear, slight fading at spine, a touch of soiling to the rear panel; a review copy, with the original publisher's slip (slightly edge-nibbled) laid in]. (B&W photographs) The original Broadway production starred Barbara Harris and John Cullum; filmed by Vincente Minnelli in 1970 with Barbra Streisand and Yves Montand in the roles. Quite scarce. View more info

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Pens and Needles: Literary Caricatures [*SIGNED*]

By: Levine, David; introduced and selected by John Updike

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Gambit, Incorporated: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 24488

Condition: Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [book is nice and clean, the spine very slightly turned but with no discernible wear; jacket has some shallow chipping along the top edge, spine slightly browned and with a couple of closed tears, small tear and tiny paper loss at lower corner of rear panel, light soiling]. (pen and ink drawings) "A complete array of the literary figures by one of the great caricaturists of our time, selected and introduced by one of the great writers, who once himself wanted to become a caricaturist." This copy is SIGNED by both Levine and Updike on a tipped-in limitation page: "T... View more info

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Gideon's Trumpet

By: Lewis, Anthony

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24708

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[covers very slightly bowed, otherwise a nice clean book with no significant shelfwear; jacket has a few short closed edge-tears, a touch of visible wear at top front hinge, minor soiling along top edge of rear panel]. The story of the extraordinary legal case that begin with a petition from a Florida man, Clarence Earl Gideon, incarcerated on a burglary conviction, who had been denied a lawyer because he couldn't afford one. His case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, which ruled in 1963 "that henceforth the 'due process of law' guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment meant that p... View more info

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Apollo EECOM: Journey of a Lifetime

By: Liebergot, Sy; with David M. Harland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Apogee Books/Collector's Guide Publishing Inc.: (c.2003)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24773

ISBN: 1-896522-96-3

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice-looking book, just a bit of shelfwear to bottom edges of boards; jacket has a touch of wear at a couple of corners]. (B&W photographs, drawings) This autobiography, "the first 'space' book to be published by a former NASA flight controller [presents] an insider's recollections of some of the epic events in the national space program." Forewords by Ron Howard, director of the 1995 film APOLLO 13, and Clint Howard, who played the author in the movie -- both attesting to the importance of the insight that Liebergot brought to their understanding of the Apollo missions. (And yet he ... View more info

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Broadax Artists [*SIGNED*]

By: Linn, George B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Muncie IN, Janevar Publishing Co.: (c.1984)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24604

ISBN: 0-937174-02-5

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[slight bumping to a couple of corners, no other significant wear to book; jacket lightly soiled and a bit rubbed/scuffed, minor wear visible at base of spine]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front pastedown. "This is a unique account of life in the tie camps of western Wyoming during the 1920s and 1930s. From firsthand knowledge, Linn prresents interesting information about the making of ties, primitive living conditions, and difficulties encountered in securing adequate schools and medical aid. He assesses the effect of solitude on those who lived in the ... View more info

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Maybe -- Tomorrow

By: Little, Jay (pseud. for Clarence Lewis Miller)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Pageant Press: 1956 (c.1952)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 16734

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good in Good dj


[some foxing/soiling to page edges, spine slightly turned; jacket heavily edgeworn, several small chips and tears]. Early gay fiction, a novel exploring "the inner thought processes of a youth, Gaylord Le Claire, who finds himself developing into a homosexual. As we first meet Gaylord, he doesn't realize why he is unlike anyone else he knows; why he has longings to be near a high-school friend, Bob Blake; why he wishes he were a girl. His unhappiness is intensified by the cruelty of his school friends, who realize before he does what he is and what it means." It takes a trip to New ... View more info

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Moloch [*SIGNED* by the jacket illustrator and dedicatee]

By: Livingston, Marjorie

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 23647

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


[moderate shelfwear, spine a little turned, top front corner bumped, fading to cloth at top of spine; jacket shows wear and very shallow chipping along top edge, minor paper loss at lower left corner of front panel and at top of spine, light soiling to rear panel]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the ffep by Fay Pomerance, illustrator of the dust jacket, and also the person to whom the author has dedicated the book "in affectionate appreciation of her co-operation and understanding." (See below.) An unusual (and uncommon) wartime fantasy novel, about a two young men who meet untimely, war-r... View more info

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Mississippi Eyewitness; the three civil rights workers--how they were murdered

By: Lomax, Louis E., John Howard Griffin, Dick Gregory, and others

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Menlo Park CA, The Layman's Press: (c.1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23974

Condition: Very Good-


[moderate external wear, especially along spine; covers slightly detached at top staple, lower staple a little pulled, but holding]. (B&W and color photographs) A special issue of Ramparts magazine, issued just a few months after the June 1964 "Freedom Summer Murders" of civil rights activists Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner -- a signal event of the Civil Rights Era, and the subject of numerous books, articles, movies and other accounts and artistic representations. The components of this fully-packed 64-page publication (including covers) are: "The Road to Mis... View more info

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The Sisters Liked Them Handsome

By: Longstreet, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24117

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[generally a good solid copy, very slight deterioration to cloth along bottom edges; jacket looks slightly insect-nibbled along top edge of front panel and also at bottom right corner of front panel, small tears and miscellaneous wear at spine ends, some soiling to rear panel and internally around perimeter of rear flap]. (pen and ink drawings) Says the author: "I can remember when there had been no World Wars, when people still lived in a large world, and the uncles went to places like China and California and Hoboken for their sinning. It is of these times that I have written in [this ... View more info

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Happy Birthday; a play in two acts

By: Loos, Anita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/Los Angeles/Toronto, Samuel French: (c.1947)

Edition: Unstated edition

Seller ID: 24012

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dj


[moderate wear to book, mostly at spine ends, ffep clipped at top right corner; jacket is a bit of a mess, completely split along the front hinge, about 1/3 of the spine missing (and a 2-inch piece just barely hanging on), paper loss at top corners of rear panel, etc.]. (B&W photographs) Comedy-fantasy about "a drab, shy, and inhibited librarian [who] has her night as Cinderella. Under the guise of discussing her modest savings account, she braves a juke-boxed cocktail bar in order to meet the unsuspecting bank teller away from the bank, for [she] has fallen in love with him. There she ... View more info

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Psyche

By: Louÿs, Pierre; with a conclusion and notes by Claude Farrère

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Covici, Friede: 1931 (c.1928)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 23145

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dj


[book lightly shelfworn, miniscule bumping to top front corner; jacket is a bit of a mess, with the striking front panel illustration intact but otherwise some wear and paper loss to the spine (which has also been clumsily tape-repaired along the front hinge), light soiling, a bit of paper loss at corners of rear panel]. Somewhat louche French novel (translation uncredited), "a poem in prose to the eternal beauty and ecstasy of the flesh, a romantic celebration of that physical love which approaches and merges with the sublime." The book was left unfinished at the time of the author's... View more info

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The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

By: Lovecraft, H.P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1976

Edition: 5th U.S. printing

Seller ID: 24500

ISBN: 0-345-25299-3

Condition: Near Fine


[nice tight copy, with just a touch of external handling wear]. Mass Market PB Contents: "The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath"; "Celephais"; "The Silver Key"; "Through the Gates of the Silver Key"; "The White Ship"; "The Strange High House in the Mist." View more info

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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

By: Lovecraft, H.P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1976

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 24516

Condition: Near Fine


[slight spine roll, tiny tears at spine ends; generally a nice clean copy]. Mass Market PB Contents: "The Other Gods"; "The Tree"; "The Doom That Came to Sarnath"; "The Tomb"; "Polaris"; "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"; "Memory"; "What the Moon Brings"; "Nyarlathotep"; "Ex Oblivione"; "The Cats of Ulthar"; "Hypnos"; "Nathicana"; "From Beyond"; "The Festival"; "The Nameless City"; "The Quest of Iranon"; "The Crawling Chaos"; "In the Walls of Eryx"; ... View more info

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At the Mountains of Madness, and Other Novels

By: Lovecraft, H.P. (selected and with an introduction by August Derleth)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 24506

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean book, minimal shelfwear, slight bumping to top front corner; jacket spine lightly sun-tanned, small chip at bottom rear hinge, a couple of tiny nicks and one small closed tear along top edge]. In addition to Derleth's introduction, "H.P. Lovecraft's Novels," and the title novel, this volume contains: "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward"; "The Shunned House"; "The Dreams in the Witch-house"; "The Statement of Randolph Carter"; "The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath"; "The Silver Key"; and "Through the Gates of the ... View more info

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The Shadow Out of Time, and Other Tales of Horror

By: Lovecraft, H.P., and August Derleth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 24507

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[a nice solid clean book, the only blemish being a touch of smudging to the top of the text block; the jacket is slightly sun-tanned at the spine (as typical), but otherwise only lightly soiled, with one miniscule closed tear at the top left edge of the rear panel]. This collection includes six stories by Lovecraft, along with another ten stories and novellas attributed to Lovecraft and Derleth (having been completed by the latter after HPL's death). The Lovecraft tales are: "In the Vault"; "The Picture in the House"; "Cool Air"; "The Terrible Old Man"; "T... View more info

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Out of the Flame

By: Lownsbery, Eloise

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Junior Literary Guild (Longmans, Green and Co.): 1931

Edition: BCE (1st Edition stated)

Seller ID: 22183

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[lovely clean book with just a trace of wear at spine ends, attractive vintage bookplate on front pastedown (with the one-time child-owner's name neatly written in, probably by an adult); the jacket has some very minor chipping/creasing at the spine ends, with some very minimal paper loss]. (line drawings) An exceptionally nice copy of this historical novel for juvenile readers, a Newbery Honor recipient in 1932. Set at the court of Francois I, in 16th-century France, it describes the education and adventures of Pierre, who is training to be a knight; among the historical figures who pop up i... View more info

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse; a play in three acts

By: Lyndon, Barré

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1937)

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 23997

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[nice-looking copy, just a touch of shelfwear to the bottom edges; jacket shows a teensy bit of wear along top and bottom edges, tiny tear at bottom rear corner, very slight paper loss at top of spine, tiny surface-scrape at right edge of front panel]. A comedy-thriller, the first play by this writer, about a sucessful and respectable doctor who embarks upon a little experimental crime spree with the intention of making a scientific study of criminal psychology and behavior -- but then falls in with a rather merry band of thieves, and unexpectedly finds himself quite enjoying his newfound lif... View more info

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Edward Hopper and the American Imagination [Neil Simon's copy]

By: Lyons, Deborah, and Adam D. Weinberg

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London, Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with W.W. Norton & Company: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24552

ISBN: 0-393-03814-9

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[spine slightly turned, a touch of shelfwear to bottom edges; jacket shows only light surface wear]. (color art reproductions, B&W photographs) "This volume includes fifty-nine of Hopper's most important works in full color as well as original works by fiction writers and poets that pay homage to, or make reference to, the ways in which Hopper pictured our world." Published in conjunction with the Whitney Museum's exhibition of the same name. Contributors: Paul Auster, Ann Beattie, Tess Gallagher, Thom Gunn, John Hollanders, William Kennedy, Galway Kinnell, Ann Lauterbach, Gail Levin,... View more info

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They Never Get Tired

By: Macadam, Catharine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22704

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dj


[spine a bit turned, moderate discoloration to cloth along front joint, one-time owner's signature on ffep, vintage bookseller's label (The Personal Book Shop, Boston) on ffep; jacket shows wear at all corners, tiny chip at top edge of front panel, short closed tear and associated creasing at bottom front hinge, a few small edge-tears]. "They" might never get tired, but I wonder if the same can be said of a reader who slogs his or her way through this purportedly comic novel about "the haphazard and somehow enticing life of the Rivett family who think they're artists and count the... View more info