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Preliminary Investigation and Trial of Ambroise D. Lepine for the Murder of Thomas Scott
Winnipeg, Manitoba: Messrs. Elliott and Brokovski of the Canadian Press, 1875. First Edition. While the front wrapper and title page are dated 1874, the copyright page and preface are dated...
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Price: $1,000.00
The Knave of Hearts. With Pictures by Maxfield Parrish
Racine, Wisconsin: Artist and Writers Guild, 1925. Small folio; original publisher’s wrappers; spiral-bound. Aside from some very minor spots, nearly a fine copy.
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Price: $875.00
A Clockwork Orange
London: Heinemann, 1962. First Edition; first issue binding (black cloth). Bookplate; top edge a little spotted; tiny stain on front free endpaper; in a first issue dust jacket (priced at...
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Price: $3,250.00
The Headless Lady
New York: Putnam's, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some minor tape stains.
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Price: $600.00
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph of Sir Edmund Hillary
1960. With Karsh’s stamp on the verso; 8 x 10”; in the photographers’s mount (10 x 12”), signed by the subject at the lower right “E.P. Hillary.” The mountaineer is...
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Price: $3,500.00
King Beetle-Tamer. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: McKay, 1963. First Edition. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “For Mindy, from Anne Marie, Xmas 1963.”.
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Price: $50.00
The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah
London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. First Edition of a rare book; publisher’s printed green wrappers; minor creasing, soiling and wear; at least a very...
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Price: $30,000.00
Anthem
London: Cassell, 1938. First Edition; preceding the American edition by several years. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a darkened spine.
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Price: $17,500.00
Nine and Death Makes Ten by Carter Dickson
New York: Wm. Morrow, 1940. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $400.00
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
Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. Second edition; two volumes. Publisher’s paper-covered boards with paper spine labels; spines and labels chipped; minor stains; short tear at the margin of the...
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Price: $75,000.00
The Trial
London: Victor Gollancz, 1937. First English Edition; first edition in English; translated by Edwin and Willa Muir. This unfinished novel was published in German in 1925. An exceptional copy; very...
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Price: $22,500.00
To Kill A Mockingbird
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1960. First Edition; advance reading copy in publisher’s wrappers. There are two variants, of undetermined priority, one with promotional information printed on the front wrapper, and another, as...
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Price: $7,500.00
Country Sketches for City Dwellers
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1908. First Edition. The color pictures and text are by Rawnsley. Bookplate; minor foxing; about fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
7 Ans D'Aventures au Tibet
Paris: Arthaud, 1953. First French Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; a little musty; near fine in a very good dust jacket. Gratefully inscribed by Harrer to his American publisher “to whom I....
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Price: $3,000.00
The Murderers
New York: Dutton, 1951. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
Der Zauberberg [The Magic Mountain]
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1924. First Edition; two volumes; deluxe limited issue; one of 150 copies numbered and signed by the author. Issued in the standard format of Gesammelte Werke...
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Price: $16,500.00
Time Out Of Joint
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1966. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with residue from a removed sticker on the front flap; very light wear and tear, and a very slightly...
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Price: $750.00
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
An Archive Relating to the Career of Broadway Actress Marian Winters
Most significantly, this archive contains seven holograph letters from Tyrone Power (signed “Tyrone”); 13 pages in total. One is dated 1954, and the others, while undated, are also from the...
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Price: $3,750.00
Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi
Cincinnati: John Church Co. 1914. First Edition of this musical score; with lyrics by Fitzgerald. Bruccoli A2; preceded only by a script printed for the cast. Publisher's printed stiff wrappers...
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Price: $3,000.00
The Glorious Nosebleed
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
All The Sad Young Men
New York: Scribner's, 1926. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with just the slightest wear. The jacket illustration has a little of the battering to the lips...
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Price: $6,500.00
The Works of...Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. New Edition.” Six volumes; bound (Sotheran’s) in green full straight grain morocco; all edges gilt; covers decorated in blind with gilt borders; raised...
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Price: $1,250.00
Workes
London: Imprinted at London by Will Stansby; Printed for Richard Meighen; no publisher stated for third volume, 1616, 1637,1640. Three volumes. First Edition; small-paper issue. Volume 1; third state title...
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Price: $22,500.00
His Last Bow
New York: George H. Doran, 1917. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a number of chips and tears. The largest chip at...
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Price: $3,750.00
The Incomplete Amorist
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1906. First American Edition; first illustrated edition. A novel for adults; a "...powerful story of art and social life in Paris..." Near fine in the rare...
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Price: $1,000.00
The Enchanted Castle
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co. 1935. A very good copy; signed by Moore. A copy of Colleen Moore’s Doll House is laid in. The author was a star in...
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Price: $65.00
First Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks for the Year Ending May 1, 1871
New York: William C. Bryant & Co. 1871. First Edition of the comprehensive first report on New York City's public parks; with the ownership signature inside the front cover of...
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Price: $5,000.00
Loser Takes All
London: Heinemann, 1955. First Edition. Aside from a little foxing and some faint cloth spotting, a fine copy in a dust jacket with foxing on the verso, showing through a....
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Price: $875.00
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
A Farewell to Arms
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929 [1932]. First Photoplay edition; with scenes from the 1932 film with Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author on the...
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Price: $5,000.00
Felo de Se?
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1937. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $450.00
William Wetmore Story and His Friends
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1903. First Edition; two volumes; the English and American editions were issued simultaneously; BAL’s “setting A,” which evidence suggests is the earliest printing. Publisher’s cloth; some bubbling and...
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Price: $11,500.00
Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Revised, corrected, and illustrated with a new introduction by the author [bound with Schiller's The Ghost-Seer]
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Third edition; first illustrated edition; publisher’s cloth and spine labels; very minor wear; an excellent copy in a custom quarter-morocco clamshell box. In...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
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
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary: 1859-1959
Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. First Edition; American issue. A fine copy in a very lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed on a preliminary blank, “To Nathan Bengis, The 1964 winner...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Remembered Visit
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Review copy; with the publisher’s slip laid in.
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Price: $200.00
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