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The Stork Club Bar Book
By Paul Rand
Located in New York, NY
First edition, first printing of this classic Madmen-era mixology tome from one of New York's storied nightclubs. 136 pages, 8vo hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket. Cover and t...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Second Treasury Hardcover Book by of Kahlil Gibran, 1962
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran 1962 Translated from Arabic hardcover book. Title: A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran Gibran, ... Publisher: Citadel Press, Inc. a subsidary of L...
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Lebanese Moorish Mid-20th Century Books

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Moby Dick by Herman Melville, First Edition, Illustrated by Rockwell Kent, 1930
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Melville, Herman. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Moby Dick. New York: Random House, 1930. First Trade Edition with Kent Illustrations. Rebound in full leather. Housed in a matching cu...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Paper

Cahier de Georges Braque 1917-1955 First Edition Book 1956
Located in London, GB
Cahier de Georges Braque 1917-1955.  Published by Paris: Maeght Éditeur First Edition 1956. Printed by Fernand Mourlot. A simply beautiful portfolio, overseen and designed entirely...
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French Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Books

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Sam Haskins - November Girl - Signed 1st Edition 1967
Located in London, GB
Sam Haskins. November Girl. Signed First Edition. Published by Madison Square Press, New York 1967. Arguably his greatest single work, ‘November Girl’ continues to exert a powerfu...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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The Practical Book of Chinaware
Located in valatie, NY
The Practical Book of Chinaware by Harold Donaldson Eberlein and Roger Wearne Ramsdell. New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1948. Hardcover with no dust jacket. 320 pp. A comprehensiv...
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American Mid-20th Century Books

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Norman Hartnell Silver and Gold 1st Edition, 1955
By Norman Hartnell
Located in London, GB
First Edition, published by Evans Brothers Limited, 1955. Dressmaker by Appointment to The Queen, and The Queen Mother, Norman Hartnell’s fruitful career in fashion all sparked fr...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

Jean Dubuffet, Painted Sculptures, “The Pace Gallery, New York”, 1968
Located in London, GB
Published by "The Pace Gallery, New York", 1968. Jean Dubuffet's paintings from the early 1940s were followed by a series of works in which he employed unorthodox materi...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

Picasso, Library or Coffee Table Book, circa 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Picasso, a library or coffee table book, 1955, First Edition, Germany. The cover design was made especially for this book by Pablo Picasso, July 1955. "Picasso's art is one of t...
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German Mid-20th Century Books

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French Book, Le Voyage d'Amour by Henri de Regnier, 1930
Located in Austin, TX
French novel by author and poet Henri de Regnier (1864-1936), Le Voyage d'Amour was published by Mercure de France, Paris, 1930. Leather spine with marbled paper.
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Andy Warhol Memorial Catalog New York, 1987
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Andy Warhol: A Memorial: Exhibition catalog for Warhol's Memorial show at Dia Bridgehampton, New York, July 4-August 16, 1987, curated by Henry Geldzahler. 1st edition. Published b...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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"FritzHansen-Furniture" Catalog, 1963
Located in New York, NY
Hardcover catalog of Fritz Hansen furniture featuring work by Arne Jacobsen, Borge Mogensen, Hans Wegner, Verner Panton, Kaare Klint, Karen and Ebbe Clemmensen, Kristian Vedel, Mogen...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Aldo Tura Wooden Jewelry Box with Parchment and Golden Knob, 1950, Italy
Located in Milano, IT
Aldo Tura wooden jewelry box with parchment and golden knob, 1950, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Wood

Solid Brass Horse Bookends, a Pair
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Bookshelves have a way of collecting everything that you can't seem to find a place for. It's time to restrategize. Add this pair of solid brass bookends to make it look intentional....
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Books

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Brass

Jean Dubuffet , Cerceaux ‘Sorcellent Limited Edition, 1967
Located in London, GB
Jean Dubuffet. Cerceaux ‘Sorcellent by Max Loreau. Edition Jeanne Bucher, Editions Beyeler, Paris, 1967. Limited edition of 800 of which this is no. 496. Contains 20 original colo...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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"The Second World War," by Winston Churchill
Located in Austin, TX
The Second World War by Winston Churchill from Houghton-Mifflin Company, Boston. A vintage edition of Winston Churchill's six-volume memoir, The Second World War, for which he was...
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American Mid-20th Century Books

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The Source by James A. Michener, First Edition 1st Printing
Located in valatie, NY
The Source by James A. Michener. Random House, New York, 1965. First edition, 1st Printing hardcover with Broadart covered dust jacket. The story of an archaeological study of Tell M...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Rare Disney's Mickey Mouse Annual #4 1933 First Edition Book U.K. Pressing
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Mickey Mouse Annual #4 (London: Dean & Son, Ltd., 1933) This book was published at the end of 1933 for the 1934 year, produced with the consent of Walter E. Disney. Cricket cover tit...
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English Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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French Art Book Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise, 1946
Located in Austin, TX
Pour une Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise (for a rebirth of French painting) is a soft cover art book by Jacques Baschet, French art critic and historian. Published in 1946, this...
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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La Musique Des Origines à Nos Jours, Larousse, 1946
Located in Pully, CH
Colorfully illustrated hardcover book.
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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"The New Museum, Architecture and Display - Michael Brawne," 1965
By Michael Brawne
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Praeger, New York in 1965. A worldwide survey of museum design and architecture; Brawne offers 50 examples of seminal museum designs from New York's Gu...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

Bernard Buffet Coffee Table Art Collector Book, 1966
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Bernard Buffet. Images Luc Fournol. Legendes Annabel Buffet Jean Widmer. Buffet, Bernard - Druon, Maurice. Bernard Buffet (French: 10 July 1928 – 4 October 1999) was a French paint...
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French Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Books

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Pierre Chareau: Un Inventeur, l'architecte
Located in New York, NY
Monograph on celebrated modernist architect and designer Pierre Chareau, published by Editions du Salon des Arts Managers in Paris, 1954. With text by Rene Herbst, preface by Francis...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Beethoven Sonaten and Schubert Music Sheet Albums, Editions Peters, Leipzig 1932
Located in Pully, CH
Beethoven Sonaten and Schubert Music Notes Album, Editions Peters Leipzig 1932.
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Austrian Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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A Century of Progress Homes and Furnishings
Located in New York, NY
Compendium of model houses constructed for the Home and Industrial Arts Group at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition of 1933-34. Published by M.A. Ring Co. (Chicago) in 1934. ...
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American Machine Age Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Ed Van Der Elsken 'Jazz' Signed First Edition 1959
By Ed van der Elsken
Located in London, GB
Ed Van Der Elsken. Jazz. Signed First Edition. De Nederlandse Boekenclub, Den Haag, 1959. Signed by author to half title. Rare first edition. This book is an extraordinary record o...
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Dutch Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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The Complete Pirelli Calendar Book, 1975
Located in London, GB
Pirelli Calendar The Complete Pirelli Calendar Book Published by Pan books, London 1975. Introduction by David Niven. Rare in slipcase. Pirelli commissioned artists and pho...
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English Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Books

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The Herman Miller Collection 1952 Catalog Scarce
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"The Herman Miller Collection: Furniture Designed by George Nelson and Charles Eames, With Occasional Pieces by Isamu Noguchi, Peter Hvidt, and O.M. Nielsen." Self-published hardc...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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1950 Uniques Books Stanza Della Segnatura by Raphael Printed by Pope Pius XII
By Vatican Library
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Midcentury, unique seven books of the "Stanza della Segnatura" by Raphael, containing thirty-two plates in color and six in monochrome, printed from Pope Pius XII ( Eugenio Pacelli) ...
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Italian Other Mid-20th Century Books

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Other

"Le Decor de la Maison" Book '9 Volumes'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
We have here 9 of a series of 10 which is a scarce collection, as finding them more than one at a time is a rarity. Published between 1949-1956, they span the Mid-20th century and ha...
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Mid-20th Century Books

Francisco Artigas, Amazing Large Format Book on Mexican Modern Architecture
By Francisco Artigas
Located in Mexico, DF
A hugely interesting and rare large-format book showcasing the work of Francisco Artigas (1916-1999), a self-taught Mexican architect, designer, and constructor of private urban and ...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Books

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Other

Complete Collection Gilt Leather Bound Book Set
Located in Hudson, NY
Complete collection gilt leather bound book set. The Harvard Classics. Edited by Charles W. Elliot, LL.D. Deluxe Edition. " Stories from The Thousand and One Nights ". Manufactured i...
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North American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Bauhaus metal book holders, manufactured in Germany, circa 1940. In great original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Metal

Kenneth Patchen Artist Book with Original Painting
Located in New York, NY
Panels for the Walls of Heaven, a square octavo volume of poems, abstract illustrations (based on paintings by the author) and outre typography, by experimental poet and artist Kenne...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Vintage Hardcover Books, Set of 5
Located in Dallas, TX
Fun and varied set of vintage books. We love to use books to add texture and interest to a space, especially books with patina, which has its own story to tell.
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Mid-20th Century Books

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This is Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Hill Meserve, Limited Edition, 1941
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Meserve, Frederick Hill. This is Abraham Lincoln. Harrogate: Lincoln Memorial University City, 1941. Limited edition. Includes 30 tipped-in poster stamps. Bound in publisher's origin...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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The Week-End Library Issue of 1930
By Walt Whitman
Located in New York, NY
Anthology of literary works published by Doubleday, Doran & Company in 1930. Features stories and snippets by "many of the most distinguished literary figures of the day," including ...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, First Edition, First State, 1943
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Rand, Ayn. The Fountainhead. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First edition, first state. Octavo. Rebound in full red Moroccan leather with Rand's facsimile signature gilt embossed...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Emil Ludwig, The Nile, The Life-Story of A River
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Illustrated. Bound in 3/4 brown Morocco, cloth boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt spines. Published: New York: The Viking Press, 1937. First Edition.   Mea...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, In Three Vol. Complete, 1954-5
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, In Three Volumes Complete, 1954, 1955 Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Retu...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Gold

Complete Collection Gilt Leather Bound Book Set
Located in Hudson, NY
Decorate your sturdy / library room with this complete collection set of gilt leather bound library book set of twenty eight volumes. Funk & Wagnalls, New Encyclopedia. Each book is ...
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North American Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

The Herman Miller Collection Catalog 1950 Scarce
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Herman Miller Collection: Furniture Designed by George Nelson, Charles Eames, Isamu Noguchi, and Paul Laszlo. Self-published hardcover book shows off Herman Miller's star desi...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Resin, Paper

Collection Leather Bound Library Book Set
Located in Hudson, NY
Collection of gilt leather bound library book set of eleven volumes. "The World's Popular Classics" Art-Type Edition. Printed in the Unites States of America. Each book is in great c...
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North American Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Large Collection of Tall Decorative Scandinavian Antique Leather-Bound Books
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A collection of 15 sets of 10 large tall-size decorative Swedish leather-bound books from the 1950s.
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Swedish Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

History of Italian Renaissance Art Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
History of Italian Renaissance Art hardcover – January 1, 1969 by Frederick Hartt (Author), Color and B&W Illustration. History of Italian Renaissance art: Painting, sculpture, arc...
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Italian Renaissance Mid-20th Century Books

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Cocktail Recipes Book by Jean Lupoiu Rare 1948 Edition
By Jean Lupoiu
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rare Jean Lupoiu cocktail book, early edition from 1948. 135 pages of cocktail recipes, some extremely famous and others to re-discover, a great addition for all barware lovers. In...
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French Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Complete Collection Gilt Leather Bound Book Set
Located in Hudson, NY
Gilt leather bound sturdy / library room complete collection set. The set include twenty 28 volumes. Funk & Wagnalls, New Encyclopedia. Each book is in great condition. Minor wear co...
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Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

Christo and More SMS A Collection of Multiples 'William N. Copley, 1968'
Located in Chicago, IL
Christo and More SMS A Collection of Multiples 'William N. Copley, 1968' S.M.S. is an art collection in a box that was available by subscription in 1968. Through February and Decemb...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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"Le Jazz Hot – Hugues Panassié" Book - 1934
By Hugues Panassié
Located in London, GB
First edition. Published in 1934 by Editions R.A Corrêa, Paris. Introduction by Louis Armstrong. An incredible rare and historically significant first edition of one of t...
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, First Edition, First Printing, 1957
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, First Edition, First Printing, 1957 Rand, Ayn. Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House, 1957. First edition, first impression. Octavo printing. Rebound ...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

The Second World War, with Signed Note by Winston Churchill First Ed., 1945-1954
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Churchill, Winston, The Second World War. London, 1948-1954: Cassell & Co. Ltd. First editions, 6 vols. Bound by in full navy Moroccan leather with raised bands, gilt titles, and too...
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English Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, Signed, First Edition
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, Signed by Churchill in Vol III, First Edition, Three Volume Set, Rebound, 1950 Churchill, Winston S.; Charles Eade (compiler...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

"From Russia with Love" by Ian Fleming, 1st Edition in Custom Leather Binding
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Fleming, Ian. From Russia, With Love. London: Jonathan Cape, (1957). First edition in special leather presentation binding. Presented is Ian Fleming's fifth James Bond novel, in whi...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Charles Schulz Signed Cartoon Book
Located in Jersey, GB
A copy of cartoon book The Snoopy Festival signed by Charles Schulz American cartoonist Charles Schulz (1922-2000) is best known for his comic strip Peanuts which featured the now...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Les Decorateurs Des Annees 50 "Book"
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A hardback book in "as new" condition, 351 pages with text in French which is illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. Divided in to four sections: The Haute Couture of De...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

Complete Collection Gilt Leather Bound Book Set
Located in Hudson, NY
Decorate your sturdy / library room with this complete collection set of gilt leather bound library book set of twenty three volumes. Funk & Wagnalls, New Encyclopedia. Each book is ...
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Mid-20th Century Books

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Leather, Paper

"The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, Second Edition, 1954
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. London: George Allen & Urwin, 1954. Second Edition, Sixth Impression. This is a second edition, sixth impression of J.R.R. Tolki...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Joan Miro Life and Work by Jacques Dupin, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Joan Miro Life and Work by Jacques Dupin. Published by Harry N. Abrams, 1962, New York. 1st Ed hardcover with Brodart covered dust jacket. A Catalogue Raisonne of Miro's paintings fr...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Books

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Paper