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  • MOOMINPAPPA'S MEMOIRS. by Jansson, Tove.
    Jansson, Tove.
    MOOMINPAPPA'S MEMOIRS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book in the delightful Moomintrolls series, originally published in 1968, illustrated by the author and translated by Thomas Warburton. Moominpappa remembers his life and adventures before he had a family. 162 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (gift inscription, price-clipped, but otherwise a tight and clean copy, appears unread). Surprisingly uncommon.

    Book ID: 76601
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  • MOOMINSUMMER MADNESS. by Jansson, Tove.
    Jansson, Tove.
    MOOMINSUMMER MADNESS.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1961. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in the Moomin series, originally published in 1954, illustrated by the author and translated by Thomas Warburton, When a volcano erupts and the Moomin valley is flooded, they are fortunate enough to find shelter in a house that floated by - which turned out to be an abandoned theater. 163 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 68803
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 49117
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50592
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80606
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  • RANDOM JOURNEYS. by Vyvyan, C. C. (Clara Coltman Rogers, Lady Vyvyan.)
    Vyvyan, C. C. (Clara Coltman Rogers, Lady Vyvyan.)
    RANDOM JOURNEYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Peter Owen Limited, (1960.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon late book by his popular and thoughtful travel writer - An account of "high speed" automobile traveling across northern Europe to Sweden, Finland and Norway (8000 miles, eight countries,in nine weeks). She sums up the different perspectives she and her traveling companion Ella brought to this whirlwind and unexpected journey as follows - she was middle-aged and I was old, in my prime I had the energy of two, but she still had the energy of ten, but most importantly, I was English and she was Americanized Canadian, rooted in the new civilization. SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED and signed on the front…

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    London: Peter Owen Limited, (1960.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon late book by his popular and thoughtful travel writer - An account of "high speed" automobile traveling across northern Europe to Sweden, Finland and Norway (8000 miles, eight countries,in nine weeks). She sums up the different perspectives she and her traveling companion Ella brought to this whirlwind and unexpected journey as follows - she was middle-aged and I was old, in my prime I had the energy of two, but she still had the energy of ten, but most importantly, I was English and she was Americanized Canadian, rooted in the new civilization. SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED and signed on the front endpaper "to --- with love from the author" and dated in 1973. Photographs. 192 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, chipping to top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 51943
    View cart More details Price: $100.00