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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
New York: C.H. Webb, 1867. First Edition; first printing of Twain’s first book. This copy is in the publisher’s original blue cloth, very possibly the rarest of the various binding...
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Price: $20,000.00
Caught!
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. An innocent woman in the big city.
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Price: $150.00
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
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 Preacher of Cedar Mountain
Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1917. First Edition. Aside from a little foxing, a fine copy in the publisher’s illustrated cloth, and in the scarce dust jacket which has a number...
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Price: $375.00
The Broken Spoke
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $250.00
The Fifth Column: A Play in Three Acts
New York: Scribner’s, 1940. First Edition. A scarce book, of which only 1174 copies were printed. Front endpapers browned from a formerly laid in newspaper clipping, else near fine in...
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Price: $12,500.00
The Awdrey-Gore Legacy
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1972. First Edition. Edges a little rubbed; very good plus in a price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by Gorey.
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Price: $300.00
The Inside Story of the Stock Exchange
New York: B.C. Forbes, 1950. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $100.00
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
Build My Gallows High
New York: Morrow, 1946. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good, chipped dust jacket. Basis for the great noir classic, Out of the Past.
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Price: $1,250.00
The Second Common Reader
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1932. First American Edition. A fine copy in a very lightly used dust jacket; in a custom quarter morocco slipcase; presentation copy; inscribed by Woolf two...
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Price: $13,500.00
Signed Holograph Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Written from London on the 27th of October, 1900, Churchill invites Doyle to introduce an upcoming lecture, “Dear Dr. Conan Doyle, It will be very kind if you will take...
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Price: $9,500.00
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
Paradise Lost [and] Paradise Regain'd [and] Samson Agonistes, etc
Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1777. First American Edition; two volumes; bound in contemporary (original?) full calf; with raised bands; “M” is blind-stamped on each spine, the number of each volume stamped...
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Price: $13,500.00
Arms and the Covenant
London: George G. Harrap, 1938. First Edition; 5000 copies were printed. A fine copy in a jacket with light wear and tear; in a custom clamshell box. Inscribed by the...
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Price: $17,500.00
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
Murder Is Easy
London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Cloth spotted; very good in a dust jacket with some chips and interior tape mends.
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Price: $1,850.00
The Short Reign of Pippin IV
New York: Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. Small stamp on front free endpaper erased, else very good in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to a Pulitzer Prize...
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Price: $6,000.00
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 L-Shaped Room
London: Chatto & Windus, 1960. First Edition. Bottom of front cover bumped, else fine in a slightly worn dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same title.
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Price: $400.00
Original Hand-Colored Lithograph, "St. Patrick's Day in America"
New York: Thomas Kelly, 1874. Approximately 26 x 20”; contemporarily framed and glazed, overall approximately 25 x 30”; the frame is wood with an inner moulding in gilt (some scrapes...
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Price: $3,500.00
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
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and very minor soiling and wear.
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Price: $5,250.00
The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon and Other Humorous Tales
New York: George H. Doran, 1922. First Edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket; presentation copy, inscribed by the author.
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Price: $250.00
Detective Story
New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. Some rubbing; very good. Presentation copy from the author to a member of the touring cast, “For Marian [Winters] - Whose inspired interpretation...
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Price: $1,000.00
Mountolive
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with very minor wear. Inscribed by the author in 1962.
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Price: $1,750.00
Forest and Game-Law Tales
London: Edward Moxon, 1845. First Edition; three volumes bound as one; contemporary half-morocco and marbled boards; very good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “Mr. Martineau With love from the...
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Price: $2,000.00
Cap Fallon Fire Fighter
New York: Appleton, 1923. First Edition. Publisher’s file copy; with their stamp on the front free endpaper; near fine in a very good dust jacket. The wraparound jacket illustration depicts...
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Price: $250.00
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 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
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 Naked King
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924. First American Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a thumb-nail sized chip at the bottom of the spine. The author was...
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Price: $200.00
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
The Gun
Boston: Little, Brown, 1933. First American Edition. About fine in a very good dust jacket. A novel of the Peninsular War, made into a film with Cary Grant and Frank Sinatra.
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Price: $350.00
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
Three Pairs of Silk Stockings: A Novel of the Life on the Educated Class Under the Soviet. Translated by Leonide Zarine. Introduction by Stephen Graham
London: Ernest Benn, 1931. First English Edition. Goldstone bookplate; minor staining on the endpapers; near fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
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
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
The Lacquer Screen
New York: Scribner’s, 1969. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket.
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Price: $50.00