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1 Bacon, Francis TheEssays
Norwalk Easton Press 1980 Collectors Full-Leather Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Subtitled "Counsels Civill and Morall" these essays have stood the test of more than 300 years, and still are relevant to personal and public conduct. Usual fine press book with silk endpapers, gitl edges archival paper, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Boswell, James, Esq. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD Comprising a Series of Epistolary Correspondence .
London George Routledge and Sons First Thus Leather Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book Julian Portch 
Handsome red full leather binding with green title band with gilt lettering. Also raised bands and gilt designs between bands. Marbeled pastedown and endpapers. Gilt dentelles on front and back. Bound by H&C Treacher, Brighton. Probably dates from late 1800's. Solid, sound volume with marbled edges and endpapers. There is an illustration "The Death of Dr. Johnson" fronting the title page. Book is remarkably bright for its age. Double column format, 526 pages. A few light foxing spots not affecting text. Collectible. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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3 Caffey, David L. Land of Enchantment, Land of Conflict: New Mexico in English-Language Fiction
College Station, Texas, U.S.A. Texas A & M Univ Pr 1999 0890968918 / 9780890968918 First Cloth As New As New Book 
Dark red cloth with silver spine titles. Tan jacket featues a drawing by Tom Lea. caffey covers a range of fiction by New Mexicans and with New Mexico settings in describing how both teh land of "enchantment" and teh land of conflict fed the growth of that writing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Dickens, Charles Barnaby Rudge and Master Humphrey's Clock
London Caxton London Leather Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book Sibson and H.K. Browne 
Maroon full leather binding with raised bands and polished spine with gilt designs and titles. Pebbled leather front and backwith darker corner tips. All edges gilt.Not signed, but a high quality binding. Sixteen black and white illustrations and seven color plates enhance Dickens' classic story.originally published in1841. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 Dickens, Charles Great Expectations
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1979 Heirloom Library Leather and Decorated Cloth Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book F.W. Pailthorpe 
Fine edition of this Dickens classic. Red leather spine and gilt decoratd cloth over boards. All edges gilt, silk ribbon. Illustrations 1885 portfolio of etchings. Small former owner bookplate. 526 pages; line spacing makes clear readable text., and story of "Pip" worth rereading. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Evans, Max Super Bull and Other True Escapades
Albuquerque New Mexico 1986 0826308384 / 9780826308382 First Cloth Fine Fine Book 
Mustard cloth binding, in tan and red dust jacket. Introduction by Charles Champlin. A sampler of thirteen essays and stories by one of the and movie producers West's best storytellers! Evans has known, ridden and drank with working cowboys and movie producers and provides a uniqu take on them 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Hernandez, Jose The Guacho Martin Fierro
Buenos Aires Editorial Pampa 1972 English Leather Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book Alberto Guiraldes 
Brown leather binding is unusual in that the front is three-dimensional, depicting a Guiraldes scene of a guacho on horseback, with a wagon and pampas grass. The back is carefully impressed in a small overall diamond design. The famous poem was first published in 1872, and in English translation by Walter Owen in 1935. This version is handsomely done and show only lightest weear at edges of the spine. The story is of a prototypical hero, set in the wilds of the Argentine plains. 328 pages. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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8 Horgan, Paul The Return of The Weed
Flagstaff Northland Press 1980 Special Limited Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Slipcase Book App 5 1/2 X 8 1/2" Signed by Author(s)
Dark green spine over green cloth covered boards. Gilt titles on spine. In clean bright publishers slipcase. This is no. 16 of this specially bound edition of 50 copies signed by the author. Introduction by W. David Laird addresses other works by Horgan as well as this volume. Attractive yellow endpapers match slipcase color. One full page green illustration apparently by Horgan. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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9 Kipling, Rudyard Departmental Ditties
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday, Page & Co. 1923 Leather Near Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Bright red Leather binding with elephant and swastika in gilt on front. Gilt design and titles to spine, and gilt top edge. Red ribbon. Approx. 5x7" format. Near fine for a book over eighty years old. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Kipling, Rudyard For All We Have and Are
London Methuen & Co. Ltd One Penny Poem Folder Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Small card stock folder withdecorative border to tiles on front; two page poem; adverts on back. No date, appaently early 20th century, as "The Hun is at the gate."Price One Penny printed at bottomof front. Ads are for seven Kipling publications. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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11 Kipling, Rudyard Life's Handicap
London Macmillan and Co. 1891 Cloth Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Half soft green with gilt titles and design on spine and wraparound, and brown cloth with titles on front. Printed by Robert Drummond, New York, so this may be first American edition. Light rubs at top and bottom of spine, and light darkening of foreedge. 352 pages including poem "L'Envoi" on last page,and six pages of advertisements. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Kipling, Rudyard Mine Own People
N. Y. H.M. Caldwell 1899 Illustrated Cloth Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Red cloth binding with gilt titles and design to spine and gilt design to front board. Library of Famous Books by Famous People edition, with slick portrait frontispiece. Lengthy introduction by Henry James. Lightest wear to spine ends. Red ribbon, top edge gilt. A pleasure to reread, and looks good on the shelf. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Kipling, Rudyard Recessional
London Methuen & Co. Ltd One Penny Poem Card Stock Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Card stock folded with two page poem inside - the one with "Lest We Forget ." This copy is only good, having some smudges and a bit of wear, but still caryable and readable, and memorable. Ads on back are for this and other Kipling titles. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 McMurtry, Larry Horseman, Pass By
N. Y. Harper & Brothers 1961 First Cloth Over Boards Very Good Very Good - Book 
Mustard quarter cloth over black boards. In colorful dust jacket with author photo on back. Dust jacket has closed tear at top front, and slight loss at top of spine and top corner. Light fade to lower jacket spine. McMurtry's first book, published in a short initial run. A novel of coming of age in a harsh and changing environment. 
Price: 1100.00 USD
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15 Scott, Sir Walter Old Mortality
Edinburgh A & CV Black Pocket Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
Dark Green cloth with gilt band and titles to spine.363 pagaes including glossary. Top edge gilt. Drawing frontispiece and drawing of Scott by T. Duncan on title page. Neat, suitable for gifting. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Tennyson, Alfred Lord The Poetical Works
N. Y. Thomas Y. Crowell Handy Volume Leather Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Padded leather binding, tan with pebble grain upper half and striated design onlower, with small black design. Tennyson in gilt on front. Rounded corners, all edges gilt, inner red dentelles. Front hinge is weak,and small darkening on lower spine, but book is in mylar wrap. Fanct endpapers, nice paper that doesn't bleed through. Inner edge of binding has bright gilt pattern. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Turgenev, Ivan Fathers and Sons
Norwalk Easton Press 1977 Collectors Full-Leather Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book Fritz Eichenberg 
Classic novel, publihed as one of "the hundred best books ever written." Black leather with distinctive gilt pattern design.All edges gilt, silk endpapers and ribbon. Translated by Constance Garnett. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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