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This Man from Lebanon: A Study of Kahlil Gibran

By: YOUNG, Barbara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81860

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Stated first edition of this biography of the Lebanese-born American romantic poet and artist. With several black & white plates, bearing works by Gibran or scenes from his life. With a foreword by the author. --- In full black cloth, with titling and illustrations in gilt on cover and spine. --- With a partial split near front of volume, but binding remains fairly tight. With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper and underlinings on some leaves. An old... View more info

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The Medici (Modern Library #179.1)

By: YOUNG, G. F.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1950]

Stock No.: 76625

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


A profile of the House of Medici who wielded great power in Florence and Tuscany, starting in the 14th century. With preface by the author. Jacket features striking illustration by E. McKnight Kauffer. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, faded black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1930 date but likely published c.1950. Jacket style h, verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #179.1. --- With prev... View more info

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George Grove 1820-1900: A Biography

By: YOUNG, Percy M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan London Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78923

ISBN: 0333196023

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A biography of the multi-talented engineer, lexicographer, educator and author who is perhaps best known for his Dictionary of Music and Musicians, versions of which are still being published. Includes a section of black & white photos. --- In full brown textured paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features a portrait of the bewhiskered Mr. Grove. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking damages. Jacket with very slight creasing to edges; else in... View more info

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Two Years in the Melting Pot

By: ZHONGREN, Liu

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, China Books & Periodicals Inc.: 1987

Stock No.: 74235

ISBN: 0835113701

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In decent shape, though volume has some lean; and with spine creasing. Inked names at front free endpaper. Chinese newspaperman offers his candid insights after spending two years in the US as a reporter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info