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The Shockwave Rider
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Edition. Very good plus in a dust jacket. with a faded spine.
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Price: $50.00
The Picture of Dorian Gray
London: Ward, Lock, 1891. First English Edition; trade issue. Publisher’s vellum-backed boards; an exceptional copy; fine in the rare dust jacket. There are some small chips and tears. Six old...
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Price: $100,000.00
The Dream Merchants
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to his publisher at Knopf, “To Nat [Zecher]...
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Price: $600.00
Nouvelles Recherches Sur La Resistance de L'Air et L'Aviation
Paris: H. Dunod et E. Pinat, 1914. First Edition. Folio; two volumes; publisher’s cloth (minor wear); very good; the inside front cover of each volume has the ownership stamp of...
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Price: $2,500.00
Leaves of Grass
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. BAL 21418. Printing B (”probably in this sequence” - 508 copies were printed). This edition was suppressed upon threats from authorities for supposed “obscene” content...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Bride Wore Black
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Some cloth spotting and wear; ink date and number on the front free endpaper; a very good copy in a price-clipped dust...
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Price: $8,500.00
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 Riffian: A Novel
Boston: Little, Brown, 1933. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. The author became a popular writer on anthropology.
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Price: $200.00
The Outsider and Others
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a quarter-inch of chipping along the foot...
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Price: $40,000.00
Georgy Girl
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same title.
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Price: $650.00
Inscribed Portait Photograph
8 x 10". C. 1940. Signed by the photographer at the bottom margin, "G. Maillard Kesslere," and with his copyright stamp on the verso. An excellent image; inscribed in black...
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Price: $875.00
The Quests of Paul Beck
Boston: Little, Brown, 1910. First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket with some interior archival tissue mending.
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Price: $750.00
The Bride of Frankenstein (Sequel to Frankenstein)
London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936. First Edition. Ink date on the title page below the author’s name; pages browned and brittle as always; very good in a good...
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Price: $3,500.00
The Epiplectic Bicycle
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1969. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
The Man With The X-Ray-Eyes
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First American Edition. Fine in a lightly worn dust jacket.
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Price: $350.00
Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate
Sao Paulo, Brazil: Gerth Todtmann, 1948. First Edition. Text in English and in Portuguese. Cloth discolored; very good in a heavily chipped dust jacket.
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Price: $2,500.00
More of Brer Rabbit's Tricks. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Young Scott Books, 1968. First Edition. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $150.00
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 Wild Palms
New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. A fine copy in a particularly nice example of the dust jacket, which has a tiny chip at top of the back panel.
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Price: $2,750.00
The Naked Civil Servant. Preface by Michael Holroyd
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1977. First American Edition (the first edition with this preface). Owner’s signature; near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by Crisp.
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Price: $375.00
History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington
Philadelphia: D. Rice and A.N. Hart, 1855. Third octavo edition; considered by some to be the best of the octavo editions for the superiority of its hand coloring; three volumes;...
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Price: $35,000.00
War and the Christian Faith
London: Skeffington and Son, 1918. First Edition. Some foxing; very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Book of the Animal Kingdom: Mammals
London: J. M. Dent, 1910. First Edition. Large 8vo.; publisher’s illustrated cloth; hinges cracked; very good. Presumably intended for the young adult. The illustrations are in color and black and...
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Price: $65.00
Babbitt
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922. First Edition; first state. A small hole in the front hinge; minor edge spotting; a very good copy. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To...
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Price: $2,000.00
Men Without Women
New York: Scribner’s, 1927. First Edition; first printing. Very good in dust jacket. With Glenway Wescott’s ownership label. Contains “The Killers” and other stories.
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Price: $9,500.00
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
Pebble In The Sky
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition of the author's first book. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some interior tape strengthening at the edges; inscribed by the...
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Price: $1,650.00
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
Hamley Cowboy Catalogue 32
Pendleton, Oregon: Hamley & Co. n.d. [1932]. Publisher’s wrappers; very good. A substantial offering of 176 pages in black and white and color of gear for the cowboy: boots, saddles...
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Price: $300.00
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
Clea
London: Faber and Faber, 1960. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author in 1962.
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Price: $1,650.00
The Broken Spoke
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. First Edition. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket and the publisher’s slipcase.
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Price: $650.00
The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects and Financial Difficulties
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1885. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; bookplate; very good or a little better. The French began a sea level canal in 1880 but failed...
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Price: $875.00
Wodehouse on Golf
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1940. First Edition. Very good or a little better in a very good dust jacket. wth a faded spine.
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Price: $650.00
Fishing Boats & Barges From the Thames to Land's End. Twenty Woodcuts by C.A. Wilkinson
London: John Lane, 1922. First Edition; quarto. A little foxing; tiny ink number at the top of the title page; near fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
The Stunt Man
New York: Atheneum, 1970. First Edition. Basis for the 1980 film of the same title. Fading and spotting; very good in dust jacket. Presentation copy; warmly inscribed by the author.
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Price: $50.00
Across The River And Into The Trees
London: Jonathan Cape, 1950. First Edition; preceding the American edition; advance copy bound in the dust jacket. Minor wear; very good or slightly better.
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Price: $850.00
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
Wise Blood
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1952. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some tiny chips and light wear and tear.
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Price: $2,750.00
Tarzan and "The Foreign Legion"
Tarzana: E.R.B., Inc, 1947. First Edition. A near fine copy in a dust jacket with a little foxing.
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Price: $125.00