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A Match to the Heart

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate Limited, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Blue paper covered boards with lightly bumped spine ends. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. Signed by author on title page. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 216 pages; Signed by Author View more info

An Artist in America

By: Benton, Thomas Hart

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1937

Edition: First Edition


Blue cloth, gilt lettering on the spine. "First Edition" stated. Illustrated by Benton. Darkening to the endpapers. Some sunning at the spine. A bit of minor spotting to the upper page edges. A very tight and otherwise clean copy. The dust jacket is sunned at the spine, chipping to the spine ends, upper edges, and corners. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

COLLECTOR OF GENIUS A Life of Sir George Beaumont

By: Owen, Felicity and David Blayney Brown

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


INSCRIBED by one author on the front free endpaper: "To K-- and B-- With warmest regards, on their visit to the Clore Gallery. 18.viii.88 from David." (David Blayney Brown is senior curator at the Clore Gallery, the Tate Gallery, London.) Book is bowed into a slight curve, binding lightly shaken, foxing to top edge, bump with scuffing to cloth at upper edge of rear board, lighter bumping/rubbing to spine ends and corners; dust jacket with light edgewear and soili... View more info

Double Exposure A Twin Autobiography

By: Vanderbilt, Gloria & Thelma Furness

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC, 2011

Edition: Digital reprint


Glossy paper covered boards with slightly bumped spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Appears unread.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 398 pages View more info

Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel A Biography

By: Morgan, Judith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, 1995


Quarter white cloth and orange paper covered boards with mild edgewear and bumped corners and spine ends. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear. Price sticker on front flap. Binding tight, text clean. Inscribed and signed on ffep by both authors. Bookshop label on rear pastedown. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 345 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

Duchamp A Biography

By: Tomkins, Calvin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pimlico, 1998

Edition: First Printing


Matte wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Mild soil to text block.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 548 pages View more info

JACOPO CARUCCI DA PONTORMO His Life and Work

By: Clapp, Frederick Mortimer (foreword by Frank Jewett Mather, Jr.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Junius Press, 1972

Edition: Reprint


Blue cloth-covered boards. Some soiling and rubbing to covers and edges, including a roughly 1-1/4" x 1/8" stain to lower edge, light foxing to edges, previous owner name to ffe. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 355 pages View more info

JOCK The Life and Times of John Hay Whitney

By: Kahn, E. J.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1981

Edition: First Edition


Quarter maroon cloth and mustard yellow paper covered boards with title in gilt on spine. Light bumping and wear to corners and ends of spine. Some watering has occurred to the bottom edges of the boards and spine tail, leaving a faint stain and slight warping. The bottom edges of the pages near the spine also have mild rippling from the water. The dj is scuffed, lightly soiled, faded on the spine, and lightly rippled from watering. On verso, two pink stains 1'' and 1 1/... View more info

Just Kids

By: Smith, Patti

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ecco, 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Purple boards. Full number line. Signed by Patti Smith on an Ecco publisher's bookplate that has been glued down to the half-title page. The corners and spine ends are bumped. The upper spine is bumped fairly hard. One page has a corner crease. The dust jacket has bumps to the same corners and spine ends. There is a small tear to the upper, rear corner. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Letters and Memories of Susan and Anna Bartlett Warner, by Olivia Egleston Phelps Stokes; with 22 Illustrations

By: Stokes, Olivia Egleston Phelps (1847-1927)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925


Gray cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine and front cover; gilt is darkened in some places. Edgewear, bumped corners and light soil. Binding tight, text clean. Some insect nibbling to gilt topped text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages View more info

MARCEL DUCHAMP The Bachelor Stripped Bare: A Biography

By: Marquis, Alice Goldfarb

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MFA Publications, 2002

Edition: First Edition


Some light bumping at spine ends and slight wear at corners; dust jacket has upper corner of front flap clipped. ; Inscribed by author on title page to Dr. Winifred Higgins. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages View more info

Patrimony A True Story

By: Roth, Philip

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Touchstone Books, 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED by author on title page. Glossy wraps with mild edgewear and some sunning along sides of spine. Binding tight, spine slightly creased, text clean. No stickers or stamps.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Schuyler's Monster A Father's Journey with His Wordless Daughter

By: Rummel-Hudson, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Gray paper covered boards with mild edgewear and slightly bumped spine ends and corners. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear and trace soil. Not price clipped. Signed by author on title page. Binding tight, text clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Still Woman Enough

By: Lynn, Loretta

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Easton Press, 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Red full leather binding with gilt title and stamped gilt accents. Traces of silver gilt on rear cover that have stuck on from another book next to it on a shelf. All page edges gilt. Silk moire eps, ribbon bookmarker. Note and COA laid in. Signed by author on presentation page.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Author View more info

The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton [Complete 2 Volume Set]

By: Pearsall), Smith (Logan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, 1966

Edition: Reprint


Blue boards, gilt lettering on the spine. Most corners are a bit bumped. Slight soiling to the upper page edges. Interiors are very clean and tight. Completely unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 508 & 563 pages View more info