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In the Shadow of the American Dream: The Diaries of David Wojnarowicz

By: Amy Scholder

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1999

Seller ID: 2559


Unread copy with only light shelf wear to the wraps and a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Softcover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. Few artists have captured the emotional, sexual, and political chaos of modern urban life as perceptively as David Wojnarowicz, whom Out magazine has called "an acute observer of the unmapped region surrounding his heart and one of the best writers of his generation." In journal entries from age seventeen until his ... View more info

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Robert Kennedy: The Final Years

By: Dooley, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin’s Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2104


Black cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 16 b6 24 cm, 191 pp. Near fine hardcover in like jacket – appears unread. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Somehow Form a Family: Stories that Are Mostly True - Signed 1st

Somehow Form a Family: Stories that Are Mostly True - Signed 1st

By: Earley, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Algonquin Books: 2001

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2136


Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books, 2001. First printing. Fine/fine. Hardcover in dust jacket, xviii 172 pp. An unread copy, fine in a fine jacket. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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A Little Journey to the Home of Elbert Hubbard - Little Journeys

By: Hargrave, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Mateo, Grove of the Turning Leaves: 1974

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1279


Hargrave, Arthur. A Little Journey to the Home of Elbert Hubbard. San Mateo County, California: The Grove of the Turning Leaves, 1974, limited edition of 500 copies of which this is number 274 (printed and bound by the Recorder-Sunset Press, San Francisco). Staple-bound, card wraps, 14.9 by 20.6 cm, 18 pp. Near fine with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. Meant to mimic Hubbard’s famous Little Journeys series, it states: “The LITTLE JOURNEYS booklets became ... View more info

The Last Years of Louis XV

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Club of Odd Volumes: 1893

Edition: First edition thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 44


Boston: Club of Odd Volumes, 1893. First edition thus. Good. Boston: Club of Odd Volumes, 1893. First edition thus. Good. The Last Years of Louis XV, translated from the French of Imbert de Saint-Amand, The Club of Odd Volumes (Boston), 1893. A limited edition of 150 copies printed on Hollans Hand-made Paper, of which this is copy number 13. SIGNED on the limitation page by Zachary T. Hollingsworth who was the chairman of the Club of Odd Volumes during 1892-1893. H... View more info

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Born to Wander: Autobiography of John Ball, 1794-1884

By: John Ball, Kate Ball Powers, Flora Ball Hopkins, Lucy Ball

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 181


Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1994. Reprint. Hardcover. New/new. New, unread copy -- still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. No writing, names, or bookplate. (case) Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb (Some of My Life Experiences)

By: Magri, Countess M. Lavinia; Sylvester Bleeker; A.H Saxopn, ed., intro.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Archon Books: 1979

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2582


Hardcover with dust jacket, orange-red cloth with gilt spine titles, 14.5 by 22.2 cm, illus. with 21 black and white photos. The hardcover is very good with minor rubbing at the head and tail of the spine, faint foxing on a few of the photo plates, and some faint indentations on the title page (it looks like someone wrote a letter on top of this page, leaving the faint indentations). The jacket is very good with light edge wear and a few tiny chips at the spine ends. ... View more info