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81 (Beethoven, Ludwig van). Kinderman, William BEETHOVEN
Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1995). 0520087968 / 9780520087965 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Small, minor dye spot to first few pages, near fine in textured black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 374 pages; 25 plate illustrations; 115 music examples; 5 figures; bibliographies; composition index; and general index. 
"...combines a musician's perception of the music and an informed musicologist's command of recent Beethoven scholarship. It surveys Beethoven's life and compositions, adding as a bonus, some philosophical perspectives."--Alfred Brendel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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82 (Beethoven, Ludwig von). Marek, George R. BEETHOVEN: Biography of a Genius
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1969). Third printing. Green marbled boards with gilt signature device to the front cover and gilt lettering to the spine. Large octavo. Hardcover. Creased bump to the crown of the spine, wear to the spine tail, two mild bumps to the fore-edges of the covers, else near fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with edge tears, nicks, and creasing to the extremities. 
696 pages, frontispiece color plate of Beethoven, fifty-two b&w plates, twenty-four b&w illustrations, a Beethoven calendar, who's who, bibliography, and an index. A biography written in honor of the two-hundredth anniversary of Beethoven's birth. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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83 (Bennett, Arnold). Barker, Dudley WRITER BY TRADE: A PORTRAIT OF ARNOLD BENNETT
New York: Atheneum, 1966. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a like photo-illustrated dust jacket. 
A biography of the popular author of OLD WIVE'S TALE and ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS, drawing upon previously unpublished documents, letters and personal reminscences. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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84 (Bentham, Jeremy). Steintrager, James BENTHAM
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, (1977). 0801410967 / 9780801410963 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Slight wear to the shelf edges, else very nearly fine in blue cloth with silver titles to the spine; in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
A balanced account of the development of Bentham's political thought which devotes enough time to his philosophy of language, ethics, and philosophy of law to demonstrate the unity of his total thought. 133 pages; notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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85 (Berger, Thomas). Landon, Brooks THOMAS BERGER
Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1989). 0805775404 / 9780805775402 First edition, first printing. Twayne's United States Authors Series # 550. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 143 pages, including notes, bibliography, index. 
An accessible introduction to the author of LITTLE BIG MAN, CRAZY IN BERLIN and ARTHUR REX. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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86 (Bergman, Ingmar). Cohen, Hubert I. INGMAR BERGMAN: The Art of Confession
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1993). 0805793127 / 9780805793123 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Thick octavo. 507 pages; notes and references, selected bibliography, filmography, and an index. 
"Examining Bergman's films as confessional art, Hubert Cohen's... biographical-analytical study is a comprehensive and perceptive overview of the Swedish director's oeuve, filled with insights into individual films and the relationship among them." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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87 (Berlioz, Harriet Smithson). Raby, Peter 'FAIR OPHELIA': A Life of Harriet Smithson Berlioz
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1982). 0521244218 / 9780521244213 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full black cloth with gilt spine lettering; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 216 pages, including index. Illustrated. 
The remarkable life and career of the actress who appeared as Juliet and Ophelia in the 1827 season of English theatre performed in Paris. Berlioz saw her, fell in love, wrote some of his greatest music inspired by her, and eventually married her. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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88 (Bermejo, Bartolome). Young, Eric BARTOLOME BERMEJO: The Great Hispano-Flemish Master
London: Paul Elek, (1975). 0236310410 / 9780236310418 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in carmine cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a price-clipped, age-toned, near fine illustrated dust jacket, with just a trace of fading along the lower edge of front panel. Sixty-eight monochrome and four color plates. Short quarto. 
The first detailed survey and catalog raisonne of the artist generally recognized as the outstanding master of the Hispano-Flemish style which dominated painting in Spain in the second half of the fifteenth century. 159 pages, indexed, plus plates. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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89 (Biggers, Earl Derr). Hanke, Ken CHARLIE CHAN AT THE MOVIES: History, Filmography, and Criticism
Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (1989). 0899504272 / 9780899504278 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue linen with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; without dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 270 pages; episode guide; and index. 
Delightful and scholarly, this detailed film guide and fascinating historical film chronicle also brags an interview with "Number One Son" actor Keye Luke, and Warner Oland's relatives, and is enhanced with numerous photos, stills and lobby cards. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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90 (Bishop, Isabel). Yglesias, Helen; Russell, John, foreword ISABEL BISHOP
New York: Rizzoli, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine quarto volume in cream cloth with mild soiling to upper-edge front cover, sticker with previous owner's name on front pastedown; in an attractive color-illustrated dust jacket which has the slightest wear to spine head. Handsome. 
Beautifully illustrated in color and b&w on coated stock, including frontispiece. Bishop's art is long recognised as an astute observation of life in and around New York's Union Square and has earned praise for empathy with women and feminine themes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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91 (Blackwell, Elizabeth). Baker, Rachel THE FIRST WOMAN DOCTOR: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D.
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., (1944). 0671326457 / 9780671326456 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good, in orange cloth with brown lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
Biography of the the first woman to complete a course of study at a medical college and receive the M.D. degree. Aimed at a juvenile audience. Illustrated by Corinne Malvern. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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92 (Blake, William). Adams, Hazard, editor CRITICAL ESSAYS ON WILLIAM BLAKE
Boston: G.K. Hall Co. , (1991). 0816188572 / 9780816188574 First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 214 pages; selected bibliography, and an index. 
Stresses the disparity between the attitudes toward Blake's art and poetry in his own time and those of modern literary critics and art historians. An entry in the "Critical Essays on British Literature" series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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93 (Blake, William). de Sola Pinto, Vivian, collected and edited by THE DIVINE VISION: Studies in the Poetry and Art of William Blake, born November 28th, 1757
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1957. B0007J1NC8 First edition, first printing. Illustrated, with fold-out frontispiece reproduction of ''The Cycle of Life'' by Blake. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth with gilt spine lettering; in a near fine printed dust jacket, with age-toning to spine panel and folds, the edges reinforced from within with adhesive labels. 
Bicentenary collection of essays by scholars from three continents, dealing with Blake's early lyrics, his major epics, and Blake as a pictorial artist. Introductory poem by Walter de la Mare (his last), written specially for this volume. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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94 (Blake, William). Grant, John E., editor DISCUSSIONS OF WILLIAM BLAKE
Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, (1961). First edition. Trade Paperback. A near fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
A collection of essays by various critics, edited with an introduction by John E. Grant, from the Discussions of Literature series. Tall trade paperback. 114 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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95 (Blake, William). King, James WILLIAM BLAKE: His Life
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312052928 / 9780312052928 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor bumping to lower corner tips, else fine, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket showing some mild rubbing and edgewear. With eight pages of black-and-white plates and 45 illustrations in the text. 
"A learned and imaginative account of William Blake's life and cultural context. His meticulous, lucid, absorbing narrative makes a perplexing poet more comprehensible."--Patricia Meyer Spacks. 263 pages, including index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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96 (Blake, William). Weathers, Winston, editor THE TYGER
Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company, (1969). First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. A fine unread copy perfect-bound in wraps. 
The Charles E. Merrill Literary Casebook Series; edited by Edward P.J. Corbett. The casebook contains the text of the poem, a number of critical articles on the work, and suggestions for further reading. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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97 (Blake, William). Wicksteed, Joseph BLAKE'S INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE: A Study of the Songs and Manuscripts "Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul"
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928 First U.S. edition. Green cloth with spine stamped in gilt and front cover blind-embossed with a miniature vignette of a Blake engraving. Hardcover. Very good plus with a hint of fading to spine, some wear to spine head, edges and corner tips, a very faint corner crease across about 80 pages, and previous owner's signature to front free endpaper. 
A stout, impressively detailed and illustrated study of Blake's central work, studded with black-and-white reproductions of the plates, photographs of manuscript pages, and 4 color facsimile pages. A model of critical devotion and diligence. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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98 (Bloch, Robert). Young, Collier THE TODD DOSSIER
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Top page edges lightly spotted, else a near fine copy; in an illustrated dust jacket with a mildly faded spine and two horizontal blueline bleeds from an old jacket ''protector.'' Jacket designed by Paul Bacon. 
Collier Young was a film producer who had secured a book deal with Bloch for his planned film called THE TODD DOSSIER. The film never happened, and Bloch was shocked to learn that he was not given credit when the book was published. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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100 (Bohm-Bawerk, Eugen von). Kuenne, Robert E. EUGENE VON BOHM-BAWERK
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1971. 023103021115 First edition: Paperbound Original. Mild age-toning to the spine, else near fine in staple-bound wraps. 
The second volume in the Columbia Essays on Great Economists series. A thorough analysis of Bohm-Bawerk's economic theories. 76 pages; equations; figures; charts; and selective bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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