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An Evening with Ninon...Decorations by Boris Artzybasheff
New York: Harbor Press, 1941. First Edition. Presentation copy; inscribed by How. A publisher’s announcement and a one page holograph letter (with the original envelope) by How are laid in...
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Price: $65.00
Taps at Reveille
New York: Scribners, 1935. First Edition; first printing; second state (with canceled leaves correcting misprints); one page torn; a very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom half-morocco clamshell...
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Price: $75,000.00
The Red Pavilion
New York: Scribners, 1968. First American Edition. Very nearly fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $50.00
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
Inscribed Photograph
Approximately 10 x 13”; framed and glazed. Fields and his co-star and miniature arch-nemesis Baby Le Roy are depicted riding tricycles on the movie lot, most likely during the filming...
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Price: $4,500.00
The Quest of the Golden Hope
London: Blackie and Son, n.d. ca. 1915. Early edition. Publisher’s cloth; near fine in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear.
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Price: $125.00
Chinese Nights' Entertainments: Forty Stories Told by Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance of The Strayed Arrow. Illustrated by Chinese Artists
New York: Putnam’s, 1893. First Edition? (presumably; the date is in the copyright notice, but not on the title page). Publisher’s illustrated cloth; some soiling and spotting; very good...
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Price: $100.00
Busman's Honeymoon: A Detective Comedy In Three Acts
London: Gollancz, 1937. First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers (also issued in cloth); owner’s signature; minor spotting and wear; very good. The novel was published in England four months after this play...
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Price: $500.00
One Hundred Years of Solitude
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a second issue dust jacket (probably more accurately termed a “state” as first edition copies appear...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Beautiful and Damned
New York: Scribner’s, 1922. First Edition; first printing. Bound in full green morocco; raised bands; spine decorated in gilt; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. A fine copy with the original...
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Price: $1,000.00
Mr. Justice Raffles
New York: Scribner’s, 1909. First American Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in the rare dust jacket, which has chips along the edges.
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Price: $1,250.00
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Primarily in a secretarial hand, on Board of Trade stationery, 5 Oct (no year), “I am very glad you have turned your attention to the Congo...There are rumours in the...
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Price: $6,500.00
Kiss, Kiss
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. A bit of foxing and cloth spotting; very good or better in dust jacket. Signed by Dahl in 1960.
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Price: $2,000.00
The Mayfair Mystery
London: George Harrap, 1929. First Edition; second printing; first edition thus, as a “Harrap Sealed Mystery,” in which the final section of the book was sealed and was returnable if...
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Price: $275.00
The Adventure of the Dying Detective
New York: Advertising Department/ Collier’s Weekly, 1913. First Edition; publisher’s vellum spine with paper title label, and boards. Very minor soiling and wear; nearly a fine copy of a rare...
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Price: $11,500.00
The Utter Zoo
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
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
A Scanner Darkly
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Corners very slightly bumped; fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a small price sticker and a very slightly faded spine.
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Price: $500.00
A Gift From Earth
New York: Walker, 1949. First American Hardcover Edition. Inscribed by the author. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
A Girl Ought to Work
New York: Harrison Smith, 1932. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Hiroshima
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Trade Edition; preceded by a New Yorker edition. Fine in dust jacket. Inscribed on the title page by the author, “...What a beautiful...
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Price: $1,500.00
Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott. Text by Elizabeth McCausland
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1939. First Edition. Publisher’s dark blue cloth; a very good plus copy in a very good minus dust jacket with some chips, tears, and splitting along...
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Price: $3,250.00
Yehuda
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition of the author’s third book; a Zionist novel based on Levin’s experience at a kibbutz. Very good in dust jacket;...
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Price: $7,500.00
Sudden Death
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First American Edition. Ownership signature; very good in a dust jacket with a large chip at the top of the front panel.
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Price: $650.00
Water, World & Weissmuller
Los Angeles: Vion Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Weissmuller and also signed by his wife with her...
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Price: $350.00
Portrait Photograph; Presented to One of His Publishers
c. 1917-1918. Dunsany is seated holding his riding crop, in captain’s uniform (he was wounded in 1916). Image approximately 4 x 5 1/2”; on the photographer’s mount (Lafayette, Ltd., Photographers...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Decoy
London: Collins, 1927. First Edition; presumably a second issue priced at 3/6, rather than the usual 7/6. Very good to fine in dust jacket. A crime story set in France; in Hubin.
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Price: $100.00
Deadly Nightshade
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
The Town and the City by John Kerouac
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. First Edition of Kerouac’s first book. A near fine copy in a good dust jacket with wear, tear, and chipping. An excellent presentation copy; inscribed...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
The Studio Murder Mystery
Chicago: Reilly and Lee, 1929. First Edition. Pages a little yellowed; very good in a dust jacket with numerous small chips and tears.
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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
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
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
Original Gag Cartoon
Undated (probably 1960s); a finished drawing in black and white wash on illustration board; approximately 13 x 14”; signed “Chas Addams.” At the bottom right hand margin is a pencil...
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Price: $5,000.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears.
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Price: $4,250.00
Pal Joey
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. Basis for the musical and the film of the same title.
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Price: $2,500.00
Jumpers
London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition; clothbound issue. Fine in a very slightly soiled dust jacket.
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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