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My Left Foot, Brown, Christy
1 Brown, Christy My Left Foot
New York Simon & Schuster 1955 9997502663 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Xiii + 178 pp. Illustrated with photo plates. Brown paper dust jacket with red spine and lettering. Spine is sunned, some chips at upper back, bit of rubbing at spin tips, front flap price clipped. Book covers are clean and bright, interior front endpaper has original review slip pasted down, pages are browned but otherwise clean and crisp. Nice copy . Stated 1st printing. The "odd" one in a famly of 22 children in Ireland, Christy Brown wanted to be normal but he had cerebral palsy and could only control one part of his body -- his left foot. He learned to communicate and paint with his foot, sharing in the games of his many siblings as best he could. As he got older he longed to break free of his body. "told remarkably, simply and beautifully with great humor and some pride of achievement but with absolutely no self pity." Made into a movie in 1989 starring Daniel Day Lewis. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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Happenings in a Happy Life An Autobiography, Perry, James Black
2 Perry, James Black Happenings in a Happy Life An Autobiography
Kingston Printed for the Author At the Jackson Press 1925 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Good 
125 pp. Limited edition, book is #15 out of 100. Scarce work. Green cloth boards. Book is in good contiion. Some marks/stains on covers. Faint wear along edges. Interior is in good condition, clean with no marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Peregrinacao, Pinto, Fernao Mendes; Monteiro, Adolfo Casais, Transcricao
3 Pinto, Fernao Mendes; Monteiro, Adolfo Casais, Transcricao Peregrinacao
Lisbon Imprensa Nacional Casa De Moeda 1988 First Edition Thus; Third Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Biblioteca De Autores Portugueses; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 758 pages; 758 pp + 24 unpaginated pages Index/Appendix. With facsimile title page of the 1614 first edition. In Portuguese. Dark red cloth covers with black have some minor general wear, spine has white library label at bottom, interior has normal library markings including pocket, otherwise crisp and clean, lovely copy. Memoirs of the Portuguese writer, traveler and explorer. Hard to find. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter III Cumae
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 37 pages (69-106) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter IV Fontainebleau
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 37 pages (107-144) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages uncut, clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages 
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6 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter IX the Feasts of the Vandals
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 39 pages (295-334) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter V the Simplon
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 39 pages (145-184) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages 
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8 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter VI the Campo Santo
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 37 pages (185-222) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, extra 1/4 page added, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages 
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9 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter VII MacUgnaga
Kent George Allen 1886 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 39 pages (223-262) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter X Crossmount
Kent George Allen 1887 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
+ (4) 37 pages (335-372) contains plate, cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter XI L'Hotel Du Mont Blanc
Kent George Allen 1887 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 47 pages (373-420) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 47 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter XII Otterburn
Kent George Allen 1887 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 21 pages +(8) (421-442) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, spine, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, last page shows slight foxing otherwise pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 21 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume III Chapter II Mont Velan
Kent George Allen 1888 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 45 pages (47-92) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, spine, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, front cover has slight discolouration around edges, back inside cover has faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 45 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Ruskin, John Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume III Chapter III L'Esterelle
Kent George Allen 1889 Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
+ (2) 29 pages (93-122) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers, back cover, spine and outer edge of book are discoloured, back inside cover has faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 29 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Arkhipelag Gulag, Gulag Archipelago. 1918-1956. Vol. 1, Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr
15 Solzhenitsyn Aleksandr Arkhipelag Gulag, Gulag Archipelago. 1918-1956. Vol. 1
Paris YMCA Press 1973 First Edition Paperback Good 
606 pp. In Russian. Grey and white paper covers with red text have some minor aging, spine bit darkened with a couple of small spots, hint of corner curl at back top corner, bump at bottom edge. Interior has owner bookplate, otherwise clean and unmarked. This is Vol. I of the series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 606 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Recollections of the late John Duncan, Stuart, Alexander Moody
16 Stuart, Alexander Moody Recollections of the late John Duncan
Edinburgh Edmonston & Douglas 1872 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
vii, 231 pp. Pebbled letter with blind ruling, gilt spine label and gilt edges. Interior marbled end papers, red and black title page. Leather is rubbed at the corners and joints, top board is foreward, small old owner sticker on first blank, some foxing throughout, last free marbled endpage is missing. Scarce original edition. The Rev Prof John Duncan (1796 26 February 1870), also known as 'Rabbi' Duncan, was a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, a missionary to the Jews in Hungary, and Professor of Hebrew and Oriental Languages at New College, Edinburgh. He is best remembered for his aphorisms.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 231 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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