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Gregor Rare Books

Gregor Rare Books

PO Box 1491 (mail), Langley, WA 98260 USA 360.221.8331

Literary First Editions, Poetry, Paris in the 1920s, Signed Astronaut Material, Northwest History, Art & Photography.

We have been selling collectible books since 1985 and have a select inventory of distinctive literature in the first edition. We have focused collections on literature, poetry, signed astronaut material, Paris in the 1920s and Vietnam War literature.

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To Rule the Night. the Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin

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A Near Fine tight copy with tape shadows to the flyleaf in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with edgewear to the spine. This copy is Inscribed and signed by astronaut Jim Irwin on the half title page; his business card is laid in. Irwin walked on the Moon during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971 and manned the Lunar module "Falcon" for 18 hours on the Moon's surface. As a result of his Apollo experience, Irwin underwent a devout religious experience that until he wrote this book he was not ...

$375.00

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Absinthe: History in a Bottle used book

Absinthe: History in a Bottle

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$65.00

Edition: First Paperback Printing
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco
Date published: 1988
ISBN-13: 9780811816502
ISBN: 0811816508

Description: A Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. Few drinks conjure the cultural associations and charged atmospheres that absinthe does, even now, some 70 years after its ban in Europe and the U.S. Freelance writer Conrad sees absinthe "as a skeleton key to the fin de siecle's secrets." An engaging combination of art history, sociology, travelogue and artists' biography, this clever hybrid recounts both the praise heaped upon the alcoholic beverage and the tales of destroyed creativity and ... Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens. Household Words 1850-1859. Volume I & II. Edited With an Introduction By Harry Stone used book

The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens. Household Words 1850-1859. Volume I & II. Edited With an Introduction By Harry Stone

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$225.00

Edition: First Printing of the First UK Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Allen Lane The Penguin Press, London
Date published: 1969
ISBN-13: 9780713901207
ISBN: 0713901209

Description: This two volume set is Fine in red cloth binding in Very Good plus unclipped dust jackets with edge wear. Both volumes are stamped: EDITORIAL DEPT. FILE COPY. The slipcase is solid with light wear to the extremities. The essays, anecdotes, tales, character sketches and descriptive pieces first appeared in the magazine Household Words published by Dickens. The subjects covered include the operation of the post office, the treatment of murderers, the lives of working class people and the burdens ... Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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The Second Chandler Omnibus used book

The Second Chandler Omnibus

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$200.00

Edition: First Printing of the First UK Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London
Date published: 1962

Description: A Very Good Plus copy with owner's name and two small brown spots on flyleaf in a Near Fine, unclipped dj with a touch of soiling to the rear panel of the jacket and a closed edge tear. Contains: The Little Sister, The Long Good-bye, and Playback. With an introduction from Chandler's essay, The Simple Art of Murder. Catalog Mocha. Read More

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Book: Good

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The Midnight Raymond Chandler used book

The Midnight Raymond Chandler

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$150.00

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Date published: 1971
ISBN-13: 9780395127124
ISBN: 0395127122

Description: A Fine copy in ia Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. This collection contains two short stories never before published in book form, Blackmailers Don't Shoot" and "The Pencil.". It also contains the novels: "The Little Sister" and "The Long Goodbye" and the stories "Red Wind" and "Trouble is My Business." Also included is Chandler's essay "The Simple Art of Murder." Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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Art Deco Painting used book

Art Deco Painting

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$195.00

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Crown Publishing, New York
Date published: 1990
ISBN-13: 9780517580004
ISBN: 0517580004

Description: A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This comprehensive look at Art Deco painting provides an authoritative survey of this exotic art form and features the works of Tamara de Lempicka, Jean Dupas, Charles Meere, Glyn Philpot, and Bernard Boutet de Monvel. Fully illustrated with color reproductions. Illustrated in color throughout. Catalog Chai. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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Eimi used book

Eimi

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$450.00

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Covici, Friede, New York
Date published: 1933

Description: Number 96/1381 copies signed by the author. A Near Fine copy with light soiling to the yellow cloth boards without the dust jacket. EIMI is Cummings' account of his trip to Russia in 1931. It was first published by Covici, Friede in 1933, reprinted by William Sloane in 1949, and reprinted by Grove Press, with an explanatory preface by EEC, in 1958. All editions have the same pagination, and all are out of print. Read More

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Book: Good

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Lobscouse & Spotted Dog: Which is a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels. Foreword By Patrick O'Brian used book

Lobscouse & Spotted Dog: Which is a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels. Foreword By Patrick O'Brian

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$125.00

Edition: First Printing of the First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Norton, New York
Date published: 1997
ISBN-13: 9780393045598
ISBN: 0393045595

Description: A Fine copy in a Fine clipped dust jacket. "Spotted Dog" is a kind of pudding and is also the favorite pudding of Jack Aubrey, the fictional creation of writer Patrick O'Brian. Aubrey's adventures as an officer of the British Navy--and those of his friend and ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin--during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars have been masterfully detailed in O'Brian's many novels; now Anne Chotzinoff Grossman and her daughter, Lisa Grossman, take readers on a culinary adventure ... Read More

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Book: Good

Available Qty: 3

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Giving Birth to Thunder Sleeping With His Daughter used book

Giving Birth to Thunder Sleeping With His Daughter

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$495.00

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Sheed, Andrews & McMeel, Kansas City
Date published: 1977
ISBN-13: 9780836207262
ISBN: 0836207262

Description: A Fine tight copy with a slight abrasion to the flyleaf in a Fine, bright dust jacket with just the slightest bit of wear to the heel of the spine. Not price clipped. Lopez's second book uncommon in this condition. Coyote, in Native American lore, is the eternal vagabond, inveterate prankster, wise warrior, blind fool, and in this collection of stories Lopez sheds light on Native American culture and legend. Signed by Lopez. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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Tourist Third Cabin: Steamship Travel in the Interwar Years used book

Tourist Third Cabin: Steamship Travel in the Interwar Years

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$50.00

Edition: First Printing of the First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave, New York
Date published: 2003
ISBN-13: 9780312214296
ISBN: 0312214294

Description: A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Tourist Third Cabin offers a window into a bygone era, where the technological marvels and floating palaces of modern steamships like the Queen Mary, the Normandie, and Olympic transported a new breed of tourist between Europe and North America. The interwar period saw the birth of mass transatlantic tourism. The authors offer an intimate glimpse of the microcosm of the changing world that was the luxury liner. From crew members to passengers, ... Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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