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STOWE HARRIET BEECHER
The Pearl of Orr's Island: A Story of the Coast of Maine
New York, A L Burt. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. (500 gram rate) green cloth gilt titled, small tear at head of title, frontis a scene from the photoplay, 353pp + adverts. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006715
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.5 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Maine Historical Fiction New England

 
WRIGHT HAROLD BELL
Helen of the Old House
New York, Appleton. 1921, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. slightly rubbed to spine ends and corners, ink inscription to fep ' Mona McRae "Waituna" 23/2/22 ', closed edges browned, vi 372+5pp adverts. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 009916
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Keywords: American Fiction Early Twentieth Century Wild West Frontier Pioneer Pioneering Copy Belonged to Mona Mcrae Waituna 1922 New Zealand

 
WRIGHT HAROLD BELL
Helen of the Old House
London, Hodder. 1921, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. DW has circular hole clipped to backstrip and rubbing and wear to edges, some chipping loss and short tears, book has some foxing mainly to closed edges, undated lists 3 other titles by the author, assumed first UK edition. Good/Good.
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Book number: 010433
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Keywords: American Fiction Early Twentieth Century Wild West Frontier Pioneer Pioneering

 
BALZAC TRANSLATED BY CLARA BELL
Ursule Mirouet
London, MacMillan. 1896, First Thus. Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ex-Library, ex lending library with stamp to fep, partially erased stamp to title has caused some thinning of the paper, cloth covers scuffed, MacMillan's Colonial Library in gilt to foot of spine and printed at head of title page, title has stock number 'No. 255', xi pp intro by George Saintsbury, 259pp + 8pp publisher's catalogue ( dated 20.12.95 ). Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 006929
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.5 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: French Literature in English Translation Nineteenth Century Balzac First English Translation

 
WRIGHT HAROLD BELL
The Winning of Barbara Worth
New York, A L Burt. 1911, First Edition. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ill.: F Graham Cootes. dark green cloth with pasted portrait vignette and titling to cover, spine titling illegible, tidy ink inscriptions to paste down dated 1917, fep and small name to reverse of frontis, book is 1911, soiled closed edges, 510pp + 2pp adverst, rear hinge cracked, some age soiling / spotting to prelims, good reading copy. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 004466
NZD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.5 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: American Fiction Early Twentieth Century Wild West Frontier Pioneer Pioneering F Graham Cootes

 
MACKENZIE COMPTON ASSOCIATION COPY LEO BENSEMANN AND LAWRENCE BAIGENT
Sinister Street ( Leo Bensemann Bookplate )
London, Secker. 1930, reprint. Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Leo Bensemann. blue cloth, rubbed joints, minor ink mark to closed bottom edge, soiled spine, paste down has a tidy BOOK PLATE by Leo Bensemann (unattributed but cataloged as "LEO BENSEMANN A Weird Bookplate c. 1932-33 drawing, 70 x 53 mm, Collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library" and is viewable on the Art New Zealand website at w w w.art-newzealand.com/Issues21to30/leob.htm ) fep has ink inscription 'Lawrence Baigent May 1930' with "When we were very young!" in pencil underneath, Baigent was a friend and the literary executor of the New Zealand poetess Mary Ursula Bethell, the book itself= Complete Edition 1930 first reprint, xii 1132 +6pp adverts on rice or 'bible' paper. Good/No Jacket. association copy.
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Book number: 005406
NZD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.75 US$ 81.31 | £UK 64.5 | JP¥ 8888]
Keywords: Leo Bensemann New Zealand Graphic Art Bookplate Book Plate Design Designer Lawrence Baigent Mary Ursula Bethell Rare Collectable Association Copy New Zealand Literature Poetry Leo Bensemann

 
SHAW GEORGE BERNARD
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
London, Constable. 1932, First Edition. Decorative Boards, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ill.: John Farleigh. (500 gram rate) excellent copy, slightest wear to corner tips showing as white to the black, clean decorative endpapers, slight foxing or browning to prelims, uncommonly tidy copy in the pictorial papered boards, 75pp socialist allegory (500 grams). Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003611
NZD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 19.51 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2133]
Keywords: George Bernard Shaw Allegory Modern First Edition John Farleigh Engravings John Farleigh

 
CORNWELL BERNARD
Battle Flag
New York, Harper Collins. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0060176342) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. excellent near fine in same DW. Map end papers , 356pp, by the author of the Sharpe books, third vol. in the series. US printing stated first edition. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 000881
NZD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 16.26 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1778]
Keywords: Starbuck Chronicles Volume Three American CIVIL War Fiction Sharpe First Edition 0060176342

 
WOLFE BERNARD
The Late Risers Their Masquerade
New York, Random House. 1954, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. unclipped DW rubbed to joints and corners, light dust soiling to closed edges, top edge dusted salmon red, 303 +1 pp stated first edition. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003457
NZD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 32.52 | £UK 25.75 | JP¥ 3555]
Keywords: American Modern First Edition Literature Fiction Beatnik Beat Generation

 
MALAMUD BERNARD
The People and Uncollected Stories
New York, Farrar Straus Giroux. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0374230676) Quarter cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. unclipped dust jacket with small tear head of rear panel, faint sunning, remainder stamp to bottom edge, 269pp, tidy copy. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 007780
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Keywords: Modern First Edition Fiction Collection Stories 0374230676

 
CORNWELL BERNARD
Wildtrack
London, Michael Joseph. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0718130138) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. short split top corner of dust jacket fold and head of upper joint, unclipped, map endpapers, 330pp, by the author of the Sharpe books. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 006731
NZD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.76 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1067]
Keywords: Nautical Naval Falkland Fiction Sharpe First Edition 0718130138

 
RUBENS BERNICE
The Ponsonby Post
London, W H Allen. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0491021100) Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. unclipped DW, clean book and wrapper, minor dust soiling to top edges of fold in flaps. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010616
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Keywords: Jew Jewish Fiction Literature Modern First Edition 0491021100

 
RUBENS BERNICE
Set on Edge
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1960, reprint. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall. Ex-Library, (500 grams) tidy enough ex-library, book has white ink cross with dots to spine (library shelf mark), stamps to fep, half title and copyright page, DW lacks lower half of backstrip, front flap is pasted down, rear flap is trimmed with no text present and the flap that is present is pasted down, library slips removed from rear with minor surface marking, one small date stamp at head of rear fep, some edge rubbing to DW, reasonably tidy copy still, 222pp, Jewish author's first work in first edition. Good/Good.
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Book number: 004583
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Keywords: Jew Jewish Fiction Literature Modern First Edition Author First Work

 
RUSSELL BERTRAND
Nightmares of eminent persons and other stories
London, Bodley Head. 1954, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Charles W Stewart. black boards , minor corner bump, top edge of free end paper has been trimmed, book VG, DW unclipped, some edge wear and minor chipping to spine corners, lightly soiled showing only to white rear panel, spine has a few white crease lines showing. Nice 1950s design to DW by Charles Stewart. 150+2 pp adverts. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 000319
NZD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.71 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1280]
Keywords: Philosophy Dreams Nightmares Satire Charles Stewart Illustrated Charles W Stewart

 
BAINBRIDGE BERYL
The Bottle Factory Outing
London, Duckworth. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715608649) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. (500 gram rate) price clipped DW faint dust soiling to closed edges, pencil to fep, 179pp, tidy first UK issue. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 009670
NZD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.01 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Keywords: Modern First Edition British Female Women Writer 0715608649

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