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The Devil's Pi

By: Cantor, Eli

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Composing Room, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 010120


Amusing story of how the Devil is behind all the problems in a printer's shop, from proof reading to spilled ink. Issued as a Christmas greeting from the Composing Room. -------- Fine. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Issued onion skin wrapper has toned which was only meant to protect until received. 8vo; 8 7/8 x 6 5/16 in. (22.5 x 16 cm) View more info

The Demons. Two Volumes - Complete

By: Doderer, Heimito Von; Winston, Richard & Clara Winston, translators

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010116


First American Edition. Two Dust Jacketed Volumes in slipcase. 8vo; viii, 690; viii, 691-1334 pages. Regarded as the high point of Austrian realistic fiction. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Slipcase light shelf handling. ----- This complex novel deals with the relations among a group of people in Vienna in the late 1920's. Narrower, drier, more intellectualized than Proust, though in some ways as complete a segment of a ... View more info

Orient Express

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010122


Stated "First Edition". Code M-A. With tipped-in illustrations in color from Paintings by the Author ....... Travels in the Soviet Caucasus, Turkey, and Iran (Persia). ........ Collection of Dos Passos essays about his travels to Constantinople, to Batum, and then through Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan by train and boat. ........ Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine sun-darkened. Nice inscription on front free ... View more info

The Marble Faun or The Romance of Monte Beni

By: Hawthorne, Nataniel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y, Crowell & Company: 1902

Seller ID: 010119


From The Works of Nataniel Hawthorne;b Introduction by Katharine Lee Bates [original 1859 introduction]. Illustrated with photographic plates. 8vo; 20.5 cm; 8.12 inches tall; 216 pages. Bound in green cloth with stamped gilt titles and ann art-deco design on spine. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. ------ The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, also known by the British title Transformation, was the last of the four... View more info

A City in Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking/Ariel: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010112


No Flaws or Blemishes to note; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. World Fantasy Award Winner Best Novella. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

The Dwarf

By: Lagerkvist, Par; Translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Dick

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, L. B. Fisher Publishing: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010118


First American Edition. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Jacket Designed by Brigitte Fisher. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned with small loss upper front corner and top of the spine. 8vo; 7.75 inches tall; 19.5cm; 228 pages. ------- Pär Fabian Lagerkvist (1891 - 1974) was a Swedish author who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1951. -------- Lagerkvist wrote poems, pla... View more info

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

By: Larsson, Stieg

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010095


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Indian Love

By: Laurence Hope [Adela Florence Nicolson]

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010117


First Edition, First Printing. Bound in red morocco to marbled boards with five spine bands; titles and decorations in each section; Marbled matching Endpages. Minor wear to corners. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of the author. ---------- Adela Florence Nicolson (1865 - 1904) was an English poet who wrote under the pseudonym Laurence Hope. Her poems often used imagery and symbols from the poets of the North-West F... View more info

Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War

By: Massie, Robert K.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010115


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 1007 pages; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index; Map endpages; Illustrations. -------- Massie's sweeping narrative centers around the naval rivalry between Britain and Germany after the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, highlighting it as one of the major tensions that led to the World War I. View more info

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Creative Training Techniques Handbook: Tips, Tactics, and How-To's for Delivering Effective Training

By: Pike, Robert W.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Amerst, MA, Human Resource Development Press: 2003

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010090


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Covers all the important basics: Presentation preparation, learner motivation, visual aids, group involvement, creative materials, resource materials, presentation techniques and customized training. View more info

Lewis Arundel or The Railroad of Life

By: Smedley, Frank E.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, The Blackfriars Publishing Co: 1916

Seller ID: 010121


Bound in half red leather spine decorated with titles in gilt. Hand-colored title page and tissue-guarded frontispiece. Top edge publisher's stain, others deckled. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Boards soiled. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; xiv-512 pages London:,, [No Date:1916] Fourty-two illustions by 'Phiz" [Hablot K. Browne] View more info

Recollections of an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha.

By: [Beckford, William T.]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey, Lea, and Blanchard: 1835

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010127


First American Edition. ----- William Beckford is best remembered as the author of the Gothic novel Vathek, his art collection and for building the remarkable Fonthill Abbey and Lansdown Tower. This journal of his travels is part of his Grand Tour. -------- Occurring on his 'third residence in Portugal. In June 1794 he visited the monastery churches of Alcobaça and Batalha, both north of Lisbon in the province of Estremadura. ------- Each being unique. Alcobaça had b... View more info