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    Lot of Six Small and Private Press Books, Several Signed, including: John H. Gwathmey. Justice John, Tales From the Courtroom of the Virginia Judge - Limited Signed Edition. Richmond: Dietz Printing Co., 1934. Edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is number 38, signed by the author. Blue paper boards and cloth backstrip. Some yellowing to boards. Very good. [and:] Edith Sitwell. Five Poems - Limited Signed Edition. London: [Cambridge University Press], 1928. Edition limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 10, signed by the author. Quarto. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. Pages unopened. Fine in toned wrapper. [and:] Osbert Sitwell. Three-Quarter Length Portrait of Michael Arlen, The History of a Portrait - Limited Signed Edition. London/New York: William Heinemann/Doubleday, Doran and Co., [n.d.]. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 97, signed by the author. Quarto. Marbled cloth. Very light wear to edges. Near fine. [and:] James Stephens. Optimist. Gaylordsville: The Slide Mountain Press, 1929. This poem issued in an edition of 83 copies, of which this is number 74. Drawings by William H. Cotton. Slim red, green and gold printed paper boards. Handmade paper. Fine. [and:] Leo Tolstoy. What Men Live By. Flemington, New Jersey: St. Teresa's Press, 1974. Edition limited to 125 copies, of which this is number 125. Hand-colored and gilded. Handmade Japanese stenciled paper boards. A very attractive book designed and printed by the Carmelite Monastery. Fine. [and:] Voltaire. Candide. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, [1947]. Illustrated by Samuel M. Adler. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Edition limited to 950 copies, of which this is number 163, signed by Adler and Van Doren. Twelvemo. Original gray cloth. Fine in faded slipcase.

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    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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