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John Brown's Body: a Poem, Benet, Stephen Vincent
1 Benet, Stephen Vincent John Brown's Body: a Poem
Heritage Press, 1948, Hard Cover Very Good 
Grey cloth covers titled in gilt on front and spine. Title page in red and black. Book is very clean and completely unblemished in every respect except for the sunned spine with light foxing and a few small water stains. The covers have sharp corners, binding is tight and solid, pages and full color plates are very clean with no marking of any kind. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1929. An epic poem inspired by the actions of John Brown, abolitionist, who raided Harper's Ferry in West Virginia in 1859. He was captured and hanged for treason (and later acknowledged as a hero).His name and his rebellion against slavery inspired the American Civil War song "John Brown's Body". The poem covers the history of the Civil War. 454 pages with slipcase in excellent condition, though slightly sunned also. 132203 
Price: 17.95 USD
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Woman, Boubat, Edouard
2 Boubat, Edouard Woman
Henley-on-Thames, England, Aidan Ellis Publishing, 1972, 0856280011 / 9780856280016 Oversize Hardback Good Good 
Glossy paper-covered boards show a one inch tear at bottom of spine, bumps to top of spine and edges, and light coffee splash to bottom edges. Same light coffee splash on bottom of dust jacket and bottom page edges of last few pages. Edge wear, small tears to dust jacket. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 143 pages. 9 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h. 64 black and white photos are printed on single sides of the pages. 138744 
Price: 65.00 USD
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City Facts, Buffalo City Planning Association Inc.
3 Buffalo City Planning Association Inc. City Facts
Buffalo, New York, Buffalo City Planning Association Inc., 1922, Ex Library Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Bound compilation of the City Facts publication from the Author dating from Oct. 1, 1922 to March, 1927. Issues include: Dec. 1926, Nov. 1924, Oct. '22, Mar. '23, Jan. '24, Apr. '24, Oct. '26, Jul. '26, May '26, Dec. '25, Sept. '25, Apr. '25, Dec. '24, Nov. '24, (#4) Nov. '24 (#5), Apr. '24, Jan. '24, (#1), Jan. '24 (#2), June '23, Apr. '23, Mar. '23, Jan. '23, Dec. '22 (#'s 1 & 2) in special binding that incorporates a box containing (5) color 21" x 31 1/2 " maps of Buffalo, New York, and one of the surrounding area that are laminated in a fashion that incorporates cloth on the back side and depicting existing and planned street layouts, building sites, etc. Map titles are: Plan of Buffalo, Showing General Development [(2) from 1922], (2) Comprehensive Plan of Niagara Frontier, Buffalo of Tomorrow (with features on the Circuit Traffic Way and reasons for Niagara Square) and City Plan of Buffalo (1921) with three sub-maps: Buffalo traffic accidents 1917, One Day's Traffic Counts & Major Street Plan. With Bulletin # 4 -- one page ephemera containing a resolution known as the Buffalo Plan (1922) in poor condition & a circular advertising a $100. cash prize for naming New Circuit Traffic Way. About 1/4 of the pages of the City Facts have 1" tear at a fold from the side about 2/3rds way down the page, maps are not pristine, but Very Good. Heavy library binding in excellent condition. 128534 
Price: 265.00 USD
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Obscure Destinies, Cather, Willa
4 Cather, Willa Obscure Destinies
N Y, Alfred A. Knopf, 1932, Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Full green cloth boards with faded spine and water stain to bottom of spine and cover. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Cute pasted down label on cover and a couple of green ink designs inside. 230 pages. 132718 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Go Down, Moses, Faulkner, William
5 Faulkner, William Go Down, Moses
N Y, Modern Library, 1972, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 383 pages. Full maroon cloth boards. Slight edge wear and small tears to price-clipped dust jacket. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. Modern Library #175. Rockwell Kent torch bearer design on endpapers and embossed on cover. 133585 
Price: 16.95 USD
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Pulitzer Prize Plays: The First Fifty Years 1917-1967, A Dramatic Reflection of American Life, Firestone, Paul A.
6 Firestone, Paul A. Pulitzer Prize Plays: The First Fifty Years 1917-1967, A Dramatic Reflection of American Life
N Y, Limelight Editions, 2008, 0879103558 / 9780879103552 Trade Paperback Fine 
A new, unread book in excellent condition. 341 pages. 137599 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Penguin Island, France, Anatole
7 France, Anatole Penguin Island
London, Watts & Co., 1935, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Fiction 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 235 pages. Attractive small format: 4 1/4"w x 6 1/2"h. Brown cloth boards with "Thinker" silhouette on cover. Previous owner's name inside. Anatole France's satire of European history. Translated by A.W. Evans. 139562 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Romance of the Queen Pedauque, The, France, Anatole
8 France, Anatole Romance of the Queen Pedauque, The
N Y, Three Sirens Press, 1931, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket King, Alexander 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 214 pages. Green suede spine with gilt letters. Black and white illustrations by Alexander King. Deckle edges. Anatole France, the son of a bookseller, was a French poet, journalist, and novelist, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. 129926 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Balthasar, France, Anatole; Lane, Mrs. John (translator)
9 France, Anatole; Lane, Mrs. John (translator) Balthasar
London, Bodley Head, 1923, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 225 pages. Previous owner's name. Attractive small format: 5 1/8"w x 7 1/2"h. Decorative letters at the start of each chapter. Blind stamped title borders and portrait medallion to front cover. 135310 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America, The, Gorn, Elliott J.
10 Gorn, Elliott J. Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America, The
Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1986, 0801495822 / 9780801495823 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 316 pages. 138877 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Shield : A Century of the Ranfurly Shield, The, Knight, Lindsay
11 Knight, Lindsay Shield : A Century of the Ranfurly Shield, The
Auckland, New Zealand, Celebrity Books, 2002, 1877252131 / 9781877252136 Oversize Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 320 pages. Small tear on dust jacket. Many b&w photos. 132848 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Habit of Loving, The, Lessing, Doris
12 Lessing, Doris Habit of Loving, The
N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1957, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Pink cloth boards. 311 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket with small tears and edge wear. Relatively early book the widely-published author. This book of short stories includes: 'The Words He Said'; 'The Woman'; 'Through the Tunnel'; 'Lucy Grange'; 'Pleasure'; 'A Mild Attack of Locusts'; 'The Witness'; 'Flavors of Exile'; 'Getting off the Altitude'; 'A Road to the Big City'; 'Flight'; 'The Day Stalin Died'; 'Plants and Girls'; 'Wine'; 'He'; 'The Eye of God in Paradise'; and, 'The Habit of Loving'. 130221 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 MacMillan, Laurel (ed.) Gershon Iskowitz Prize 1986 - 2006, The
Canada, Gershon Iskowitz Foundation, 2009, 0969400918 / 9780969400912 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 112 pages. Slight scuffing to white cover. 116998 
Price: 63.00 USD
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Upgraded to Serious, McHugh, Heather
14 McHugh, Heather Upgraded to Serious
Toronto, Canada, Anansi, 2009, 0887848419 / 9780887848414 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 82 pages. Heather McHugh is a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist. 131522 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 McHugh, Heather Upgraded to Serious
Toronto, Canada, Anansi, 2009, 0887848419 / 9780887848414 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 82 pages. Heather McHugh is a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist. 131523 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Moogk, Peter N. Building a House in New France: An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada
McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1977, 0771054661 / 9780771054662 Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed. Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid, covers are in good shape and text/interior is clean of marks, underlining, marginalia or highlighting. 144 pages, many illustrations, winner of the Sainte-Marie prize in history, 1975. 106886 
Price: 13.95 USD
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Friend of My Youth, Munro, Alice
17 Munro, Alice Friend of My Youth
Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1990, 0394584422 / 9780394584423 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 273 pages. Previous owner's inscription. Ten stories by the award-winning Canadian author. 134618 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Jean Paul Lemieux: La Poetique De la Souvenance, Robert, Guy
18 Robert, Guy Jean Paul Lemieux: La Poetique De la Souvenance
Quebec, Canada, Editions Garneau, 1968, Hard Cover Very Good Pictorial Boards Signed by Author
Book shows light wear to covers only. Book has sharp corners, a little edge wear at spine, solid spine and binding, text/interior clean and free of marking of any kind. Paste-down illustration on black cloth cover. Cute endpaper with images of artist peeking from book edge, reversed in black on the back endpaper. Signed by Lemieux on half-title page with previous owner's inscription below. Lots of full page b&w prints a smattering in color. 135 pages, text in French. Prize-winning artist Jean Paul Lemieux was one of the foremost painters of twentieth century Quebec. 134008 
Price: 140.00 USD
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Far Field, The, Roethke, Theodore
19 Roethke, Theodore Far Field, The
Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co., 1964, Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 95 pages. Previous owner's inscription. full dark blue cloth boards with a red spine. Sticker on dust jacket. The dust jacket does not have a price, though there is a sticker removal blemish in the area a price would be, so maybe the ink was pulled off - there is the faintest ink showing. The sticker on the dust jacket indicates National Book Award Prize Winner. 135377 
Price: 25.00 USD
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I Am!  Says the Lamb:  A Joyous Book of Sense and Nonsense Verse, Roethke, Theodore
20 Roethke, Theodore I Am! Says the Lamb: A Joyous Book of Sense and Nonsense Verse
Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co., 1967, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Leydenfrost, Robert 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 72 pages. Slight edge wear, smudges, and small tears to dust jacket, which has a $2.75 price. A bit musty smelling. Yellow cloth spine, pale gray cloth covered boards. Illustrated by Robert Leydenfrost. 138446 
Price: 35.00 USD
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