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Fisherman's Weather by Upwards of One Hundred Living Anglers
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1906. First Edition. Illustrated in color. Bookplate; about fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
Vile Bodies
London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some small chips, not affecting illustration or lettering and with very minor internal...
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Price: $17,500.00
Six One-Page Typed Letters, Signed, to His New York Editor
Four of five letters from 1964-1965 (on Congressional or Minority Leader stationery) concern his Portrait of the Assassin; “...I’m sure you appreciate that because of the classified nature of the...
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Price: $6,000.00
The Silent Six
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a number of small chips and tears.
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Price: $500.00
The King of Folly Island
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888. First Edition. Ex-library; with the usual attendant faults; bookplate; good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To Louise Imogen Guiney from Sarah O. Jewett (to remember...
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Price: $500.00
The Listing Attic
New York: Duell, Sloan (and Boston: Little, Brown), 1954. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $400.00
Bob Wade's Texas
Dallas: Daddy-O Productions, 1976. First Edition. Consisting of 150 individually captioned color xeroxes, with a signed copyright page and a leaf of introduction; bound into limp cowhide with decorative brads;...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Adventures of Superman. Based on the cartoon character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Illustrations by Joe Shuster
New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. Some cloth staining; erasure on the front free endpaper; good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by Siegel and Shuster. First appearance of...
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Price: $2,750.00
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath
New York: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket.
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Price: $650.00
The Haunted Inn: A Play in Four Acts. Translated by Isaac Goldberg
Boston: Luce, 1921. First Edition. Fine in a lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Tunnel Calamity
New York: Putnam’s, 1984. First Edition of this peep show. Very good plus.
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Price: $250.00
The Yellow Book
London: John Lane, Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1894-1897. Vols. I - XIII. Thirteen volumes (all published) in the original publisher’s yellow decorated cloth. Minor foxing, soiling and wear; bookplates...
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Price: $4,000.00
Doctor Martino and Other Stories
New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1934. First Edition. One of 360 numbered copies, signed by Faulkner. Spine a little faded, else near fine.
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Price: $2,750.00
Lassie Come-Home. Illustrated by Margaret Kirmse
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1940. First Edition. Gift inscription; a fine copy in a good to very good dust jacket with with some chipping. Basis for the 1943 movie that...
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Price: $650.00
The Short Reign of Pippin IV
London: Heinemann, 1957. First English Edition. A very good copy in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "Dear Betty and Gerald [Wellesley], This is a silly little book but I....
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Price: $3,750.00
A Room of One's Own
London: Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with just a little soiling and some tiny tears.
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Price: $7,500.00
The Mill On The Floss
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1860. First Edition; three volumes; original publisher’s cloth; without the ad leaf in volume one (Carter’s first state); publisher’s catalogue in volume three; endpapers replaced at what appears...
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Price: $1,650.00
Original Poster for the Serialization of The Sea Wolf
Printed in three colors; 12” wide x 21” tall; framed, matted and glazed, overall 18” wide x 27” tall. Depicting the protagonist, Van Weyden, on the schooner’s deck, “Ahoy! Take...
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Price: $3,500.00
Dangling Man
New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light wear.
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Price: $4,000.00
A Collection of Promotional Literature for 23 Charlie Chan Films
A mixed collection of original, contemporary British and American studio or distributor publications, mostly campaign books (or pressbooks); some with Sidney Toler and some with Warner Oland. Some folds and...
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Price: $6,500.00
Warrior of the Dawn
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1943. First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a faded spine. The author is best known for his hardboiled detective novels.
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Price: $50.00
The Scarlet Letter
Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1850. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; only the slightest wear at the extremities; contemporary, owner’s signature on the first blank, offsetting slightly on the title page;...
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Price: $20,000.00
Dandelion Wine
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First English Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to Fritz Lang and his wife, “Lily - Fritz, This ‘Wine’ from...
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Price: $1,000.00
Visions of Cody
New York: New Directions, 1960. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies signed by Kerouac. Some soiling of the boards and spine fading; very good in the original acetate dust jacket (chipped).
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Price: $2,850.00
The General
Boston: Little, Brown, 1936. First American Edition. Some foxing; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $75.00
The Eyes of Max Carrados
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some slight wear and tiny chips.
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Price: $1,250.00
We The Living
New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition of the author’s first regularly published book. Only 3000 copies were printed. Cloth soiled; top of spine chipped; small hole in the cloth about...
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Price: $27,500.00
Beyond This Limit
London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Edition. Illustrated by Lewis. Very good in a dust jacket with some fading.
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Price: $200.00
The Laughing Bird. Pictures by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: Sterling Press, 1959. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “To Melinda from Anne Marie, 1960.”.
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Price: $50.00
To A God Unknown
New York: Robert Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Just a touch of fading at the edges; a fine copy in a dust jacket with two tiny tears at the bottom of...
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Price: $9,500.00
Original Photograph Inscribed by President Truman
8 x 10”. Inscribed on a lighter area, “Best wishes, Harry S Truman.” Included is a short typed note from Truman’s secretary, dated October 8, 1945, presenting the photograph.
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Price: $875.00
The Whole Man
New York: Walker & Co. 1964. First American Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author in 1975.
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Price: $125.00
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger
Culver City: MGM Studios, 1934. Original dupicated script for the 1935 film. This copy was originally designated for the use of the research director, but was later utilized to produce...
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Price: $12,500.00
George Gershwin's Song-book
New York: Random House, 1932. First Edition. One of 300 numbered copies, signed by Gershwin and the illustrator Alajalov and featuring many of the composer's greatest songs, including "Fascinating Rhythm"...
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Price: $8,500.00
Sam and Emma. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Parents’ Magazine Press, 1971. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
Green Hills of Africa
New York: Scribner’s, 1935. First Edition. Cloth fading and staining; a good copy in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by Hemingway in Key West in 1936.
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Price: $20,000.00
The Water Flowers
New York: Congdon & Weed, 1982. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
In Principio
London (Hammersmith): Doves Press, 1911. Bound in full calf at the Doves Bindery. Endpapers foxed; some binding soiling and fading; very good.
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Price: $600.00
The Lady and The Pirate
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1913. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a large chip in the back panel.
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Price: $175.00
The Incredulity of Father Brown
London: Cassell, 1926. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket; inscribed by Chesterton.
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Price: $2,850.00