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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 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 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
Go, Get 'Em!
Boston: L.C. Page, 1918. First Edition. A very good copy; with the author’s presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, apparently to a fellow W.W. I flyer, “Sept. 12, 1918...
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Price: $5,000.00
Borstal Boy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips. Presentation copy to his New York publicist, “To Abner, who created...
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Price: $3,500.00
An Archive of Material Relating to Boynton's Bicycle Railway
1887-1895. This railway, tested experimentally on a short track at Coney Island, was based on a light, narrow-gauge design with tracks under and above the locomotive, closer in concept to...
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Price: $1,000.00
The Real Billy Sunday
Chicago: Revell, 1914. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good. “The Baseball Evangelist.”.
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Price: $75.00
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
The Red Badge of Courage
New York: Appleton, 1895. First Edition; first printing. Aside from a tiny tear at the bottom edge of the front free endpaper, a fine copy; in a cloth clamshell box.
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Price: $5,000.00
The Country Girl. A Play
New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First Edition. Owner’s 1951 inscription; small tear at the edge of the front free endpaper, else fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed...
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Price: $10,000.00
Jumpers
London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition; clothbound issue. Fine in a very slightly soiled dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: Burroughs, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good in a slightly chipped dust jacket with a few small tears.
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Price: $350.00
Granite & Rainbow
London: Hogarth Press, 1958. First Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket; with the wrap-around “Book Society” band.
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Price: $950.00
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
Union Pacific
Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1939. Better Little Book” photoplay edition of the DeMille film which starred Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrae. Publisher’s boards; a little cocked; near fine.
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Price: $50.00
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
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
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
Farewell, My Lovely
New York: Knopf, 1940. First Edition; advance reading copy in wrappers. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone, and, in the opinion of many, his best book. Only minute wear; a fine copy with the...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
Rodney Stone
London: Smith, Elder, 1896. First Edition. Bottom of spine chipped, else very good. Inscribed by the author a day before publication, “With A Conan Doyle’s kind regards Nov 12/96/.”...
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Price: $2,750.00
Steamship Models
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1924. First Edition; quarto; one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Chatterton. A little foxing; fine in a dust jacket with minor wear.
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Price: $300.00
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
The Listing Attic
New York: Duell, Sloan (and Boston: Little, Brown), 1954. First Edition. Very good plus in a price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
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
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 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
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 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
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition; first issue. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear. One of a few children’s books of the last half...
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Price: $8,500.00
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
Cunard: Eight Decades of Progress
London: British Empire Exhibition Wembley, 1924. First Edition. Oblong folio; publisher’s printed wrappers; approximately 8 1/2 wide x 18” tall; illustrated in black and white, sepia, and color; minor stains...
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Price: $200.00
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 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
Down In Flames
New York: Payson & Clarke, 1930. First Edition. Short stories of WW I combat flying. Very good plus in a dust jacket with some minor stains and wear.
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Price: $125.00
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
A History of Champagne With Notes on the Other Sparkling Wines of France
London: Sotheran & Co. 1882. First Edition. Bound in 3/4 green morocco and cloth (some staining and recent repair); original front cover cloth bound in; a clean copy.
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Price: $1,750.00
Moonraker
London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First Edition of the third Bond book. This copy has “shoot” on page 10; no priority has been established, nor, for that matter, presumed. Previous owner’s...
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Price: $10,000.00
The Grapes Of Wrath
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. About a fine copy in a dust jacket with trivial wear.
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Price: $8,500.00
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