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Rare and Collectible

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 Azio Media Inventory 87 items found in your search
 
 
21 Edwin Wiley Fuller
Sea - Gift by Edwin Wiley Fuller 1940 set in Chapel Hill, North Carolina E. J. Hale & Son, NY 1940 Hardcover Very Good 
Edwin Wiley Fuller's Sea-Gift, the first novel set in part in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; black cloth hardcover w/ gilt titles; faded gift inscription to ffep; scarce; Sea-Gift is, in some respects, autobiographical. It describes the youth of one John Smith, his career at The University of North Carolina, and his participation in the Civil War. The novel is interesting for a number of reasons. It was the first novel set, in part, in the town of Chapel Hill. Second, it contains a tall-tale telling contest including a definition of the tall-tale presented over thirty years before Mark Twain's essay was published on the same subject. Third, the plot incorporates the university's "Dromgoole Myth" concerning a famous duel fought near Piney Prospect in Chapel Hill. The book became known as "The Freshman's Bible" in the latter nineteenth century and its influence probably had a bearing on the formation of the Order of the Gimghoul at The University of North Carolina and the construction there of Gimghoul Castle. Finally, elements of the Sea-Gift plot involving, first, a long train ride to enter college, and second, the burning of a plantation house by Yankee soldiers, may have influenced Thomas Wolfe and Margaret Mitchell in the writing of their later novels, Look Homeward, Angel and Gone With The Wind, respectively. 
Price: 297.50 USD

 
31 Helen Matthews De Lashmutt
Lest We Forget by Helen Matthews De Lashmutt 1945 Henry Harrison, NY 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
scarce poetry collection; unclipped dj in new mylar; some foxing; tight copy; Lest We Forget by Helen Matthews De Lashmutt 1945 
Price: 25.46 USD

 
 
22 Ferris, George T
Our native land, or, Glances at American scenery and places : with sketches of life and adventure D. Appleton and Co B0008BKE98 Fine 
B0008BKE98 Our Native Land: Or, Glances at American Scenery and Places with Sketches of Life and Character; Full Brown Leather Hardcover w/ bright gilt titles in Fine Condition; five raised bands to spine; 1889 by George T Ferris (Author); D. Appleton and Co., NY; With 336 illustrations; bright clean pages; edges lightly rubbed; marbled endpapers and boards; gilt page ends; clean handsome copy; 
Price: 296.65 USD

 
32 Herndon, Dallas T.
Centennial History of Arkansas, Vols. I - III The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company B00COROUGW Hardcover Very Good 
B00COROUGW Centennial History of Arkansas, Vols. I - III Large green cloth Hardcovers w/ gilt titles 1922 by Dallas T. Herndon (Author); marbled page ends; mild wear to spine ends; indexed; illustrated; name of W.A. Snodgrass written to top edge of title pages; Snodgrass was a prominent doctor and businessman from Arkansas; a handsome set; no international shipping. 
Price: 318.75 USD

 
 
23 Fitzgerald, F. Scott
McCall's Magazine June 1935 Fitzgerald, F. Scott "The Intimate Strangers" The McCall Company 1935 SINGLE_ISSUE_MAGAZINE Very Good 
The McCall Company, 1935. First Edition. Original magazine McCall's - June 1935 issue. Paper wraps, illustrated in color. First appearance of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Intimate Strangers" (8 pages long) accompanied by black & white illustrations; light wear to spine ends; interir is bright & clean; nice flat copy; scarce; VG+ 
Price: 33.96 USD

 
33 Howard Fast
Strange Yesterday by Howard Fast; Dodd, Mead & Co., NY 1934 Dodd, Mead & Co., NY 1934 Hardcover Very Good 
Dodd, Mead & Co., NY 1934; Strange Yesterday by Howard Fast; purple cloth hardcover with black titles; portion of dj panel affixed to inside cover; bright clean pages; square copy with mild fading to spine; No Jacket; Albrecht & Son stamp to ffep; exceptionally scarce title by the author; VG+ 
Price: 276.25 USD

 
 
24 Francois De Salignac; De La Motte Fenelon
Les Avantures De Telmaque Fils D'Ulysse Tome Second 1740 Leather Bound A Paris Rue S. Jacques, Guillaume Desprez 1740 LEATHER_BOUND Very Good 
Les Avantures De Telmaque Fils D'Ulysse Tome Second - Quatrie-me Edition; by Francois De Salignac; De La Motte Fenelon; A Paris Rue S. Jacques, Guillaume Desprez 1740; Leather Bound with 5 raised bands to spine and bright gilt titles; bright text; illustrated; fold-out map intact; marbled board and endpapers; VG+; very scarce 
Price: 590.75 USD

 
34 Hunter, Charlotte E.
Birds of Passage L. Gordon & Son B00JIGQ524 First Edition PAPERBACK Very Good 
B00JIGQ524 Autographed Copy; Signed by Author with gift inscription to ffep; Limited Edition of 1000 copies; Birds of Passage; Paperback 1950 by Charlotte E. Hunter (Author); First Edition; scarce 
Price: 152.96 USD

 
 
25 Friedrich, Georg
Aus Junger Tage Freud und Leid, Friedrich, Georg 1900 Emil Hanselmann Verlag, Stuttgart 1900 Hardcover Fine 
Aus Junger Tage Freud und Leid by Friedrich, Georg; publisher: Emil Hänselmann Verlag, Stuttgart ca. 1900; beautiful brown cloth hardcover with bright gilt & silver decoration; 125 pp; bright clean copy; mild rubbing to spine ends & corners; gilt page ends; a very handsome book; Near Fine condition; scarce. text in german 
Price: 84.96 USD

 
35 John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath--Modern Library n/a B001D3K1O8 Hardcover Very Good VeryGood 
B001D3K1O8 The Grapes of Wrath--Modern Library; green cloth Hardcover w/ gilt titles in VG clipped original dj in new archival mylar cover; 1939; by John Steinbeck (Author) name to inside cover edge neatly; Benton Thomas Hart (illustrator); complete & unabridged; VG+ 
Price: 67.96 USD

 
 
26 Fryer, Jane Eayre
The Mary Frances housekeeper;: Or, Adventures among the doll people, The John C. Winston Co B00087WAWQ First Edition Hardcover Fine 
B00087WAWQ The Mary Frances housekeeper; Or, Adventures among the doll people; illustrated blue cloth Hardcover w/ gilt titiles and full color title plate to cover 1914 by Jane Eayre Fryer (Author) The John C. Winston Co; 1st Edition; Near Fine clean copy w/ light wear; small piece of clear archival tape to title page back bottom edge; one page with short closed repaired tear to edge; fold-out drawings intact; fully illustrated; color frontispiece; all cut-out dolls and furniture intact; clean copy; scarce 
Price: 225.25 USD

 
36 Julia Mayo Cabell
An Odd Volume of Facts and Fictions by Julia Mayo Cabell, Nash & Woodhouse, Richmond, VA. Nash and Woodhouse, Richmond, VA. 1852 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
An Odd Volume of Facts and Fictions by Julia Mayo Cabell; Nash and Woodhouse, Richmond, VA. publishers; 1852; J.W. Culley Printer; First Edition, First Printing; marbled covers with some surface wear; brown leather spine with four raised bands and gilt titles; some rubbing to spine ends; small repaired tear to title page near hinge; title page loose; two page pinned in with straight pin; very scarce original printing; 
Price: 658.75 USD

 
 
27 Government District of Columbia, Gray & West Architects
Dwight D. Eisenhower Bicentennial Civic Center 1973 District of Columbia, Gray & West Architects Government District of Columbia, Gray & West Architects 1973 PAPERBACK Fine 
Original spiral-bound book published October 1973 by The Government of the District of Columbia; Welton Becket & Associates; Gray & West Architects; beautifully designed book with architects models, detailed plans, specifications, drawings and more regarding the design and construction of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Bicentennial Civic Center; scarce 
Price: 33.96 USD

 
37 Kauffman, Reginald Wright
The Book Of Love, Kauffman, Reginald Wright 1909 Henry Altemus Company 1909 Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket 
tight; photographic plate intact; previous owner's inscription to ffep; nice copy; Kauffman, Reginald Wright; The Book Of Love 1909 
Price: 50.96 USD

 
 
28 Grabo, Carl H
Peter and the Princess Reilly & Lee B000GR563S First Edition Hardcover Fine 
B000GR563S Reilly & Lee; First Edition (US) First Printing edition (1920) Peter and the Princess Hardcover in the Very Rare Original Matching Box; Illustrated box is in VG/Good condition with faint name written to box cover & small sticker abrasion to lower right corner and some wear to box bottom; Eight full color, full page illustrations with tissue guards intact; book is mint with a hint of foxing to ffep and a few pages; forest green cloth w/ bright gilt; by Carl H Grabo (Author), John R Neill (Illustrator); a beautiful copy; scarce 
Price: 336.56 USD

 
38 Kendall, George Wilkins
Kendall's Santa Fe Expedition Harper and Brothers B001FT36UG First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
B001FT36UG First Edition; Harper and Brothers (1844) Kendall's Santa Fe Expedition; Two Brown Cloth Hardcovers with bright gilt titles; by George Wilkins Kendall (Author) foxing to pages; spine ends rubbed; a few splits to spine ends; Folding map intact plus five plates, each with tissue guard; Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account of the Sufferings from Want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and the Final Capture of the Texans, and Their March. as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. scarce 
Price: 803.25 USD

 
 
29 Grabo, Carl H.
Peter and the Princess Reilly & Lee B000GR563S Hardcover Very Good 
B000GR563S Reilly & Lee; First Edition 1920; Peter and the Princess; beautifully illustrated green cloth Hardcover with very little exterior wear protected by glassline cover; by Carl H Grabo (Author), John R. Neill Illus (Illustrator) clean text; color illustrations; some clear tape to rear hinge; front hinge repaired; bright gilt titles; illus. blue and white boards, endpapers; name to inside cover edge neatly; scarce 
Price: 106.25 USD

 
39 Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works Delacorte Press B0023BYLC2 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good 
B0023BYLC2 Delacorte Press; First Edition; Second Delacorte Printing; 1968; Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works; Hardcover in VG unclipped dj; ex-library w/ usual marks; square solid copy; tape marks to endpapers & covers; by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (Author) 
Price: 233.75 USD

 
 
30 Heinrich Hoffmann
Pauline and the Matches and Envious Minnie (Red Riding Hood Series) McLoughlin Bros. B00129M31C PAPERBACK Very Good 
B00129M31C A beautiful copy; VG+/Near Fine; 1896; Pauline and the Matches; and Envious Minnie. Red Riding Hood Series. Linen [Paperback] Heinrich]. Linen Book [Hoffman (Author); very light rubbing to spine; bright clean text; beautiful color illustrations; Red Riding Hood Series; very scarce 
Price: 131.75 USD

 
40 Le Gendre Francois
L'Arithmetique En Sa Perfection Des Financiers by Gendre 1754 Leather Bound Chez Despilly, Librarie, rue Saint Jacques a la Vielle Potte 1754 LEATHER_BOUND Very Good 
L'Arithmetique En Sa Perfection Des Financiers by Gendre, Francois 1754; Chez Despilly, Librarie, rue Saint Jacques a la Vielle Potte; Leather bound hardcover with marbled board & endpapers; five raised bands to spine and bright gilt titles; bright pages; tiny chip to spine top; tight copy; scarce; VG+; L?arithmétique en sa perfection, mise en pratique selon l?usage des financiers, gens de pratique, banquiers et marchands contenant une ample et familière explication de ses principes tant en nombre entiers qu'en fractions, un traité de géométrie pratique appliquée à l'arpentage et au toisé, tant des superficies que des corps solides, un abrégé d'algèbre suivie des quantité de questions curieuses et un traité d'arithmétique aux jetons; 
Price: 318.75 USD

 
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