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Little Caesar
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some chipping, most seriously at the top of the...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
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
American Buffalo
New York: Grove Press, 1978. First (Hardcover) Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
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
Beginning to End: A Selection from the works of Samuel Beckett. Adapted by Samuel Beckett and Jack MacGowran. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1988. First Edition; one of three hundred numbered copies signed by Beckett and Gorey. Fine; with the prospectus laid in.
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Price: $1,500.00
The Bridge. A Poem. With Three Photographs by Walker Evans
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1930. First Edition; one of 50 copies printed on Japan vellum, signed by Crane. Connolly 100. By happy coincidence, Evans and Crane met at the Brooklyn...
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Price: $50,000.00
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
The Laughing Bird. Pictures by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: Sterling Press, 1959. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “To Melinda from Anne Marie, 1960.”.
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Price: $50.00
The Scarlet Letter
Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1850. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; only the slightest wear at the extremities; contemporary, owner’s signature on the first blank, offsetting slightly on the title page;...
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Price: $20,000.00
The Camera Fiend
New York: Scribner’s, 1911. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a thumbnail-sized chip at the top right hand corner of the front panel and two...
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Price: $875.00
Ulysses
Paris: Shakespeare & Co. 1922. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies. Original publisher’s wrappers. Minor rubbing and soiling of the wrappers; a little short of fine, but an excellent...
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Price: $85,000.00
Fantasia of the Unconscious
New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1922. First Edition; preceding the English edition. Fine in a lightly used dust jacket with a small interior tape mend.
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Price: $1,000.00
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
New York: Henry Holt, 1920. First American Edition. A little foxing; very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing, very minor stains, and light chipping...
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Price: $4,500.00
Rose Bowl All-American
New York: Crowell, 1949. First Edition of this novel for juveniles. Very good plus in a price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $50.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. A little musty; just very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $2,250.00
Walt Whitman's Blue Book: The 1860-61 Leaves of Grass Containing His Manuscript Additions and Revisions
New York: New York Public Library, 1968. First Edition. Two volumes, the first of which is a facsimile of Whitman’s book, and the second of which prints Arthur Golden’s textual...
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Price: $250.00
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
Korai Celadon in America
Pages 37 - 121 from Eastern Art: An Annual. Philadelphia: College Art Association, 1930. Bound into full greenish-brown morocco, signed “Asper, Geneve.” Decorative Asian silk endpapers; spine browned; very good.
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Price: $300.00
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
Laughter in the Dark
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. First American Edition of the author’s first book published in America; later issue binding in orange cloth. Near fine in a custom cloth clamshell box. With Chandler’s...
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Price: $1,650.00
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
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
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
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
Very Good, Jeeves
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with a little spine fading and a long, closed tear in the back panel.
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Price: $650.00
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 Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton: With Engravings and an Appendix
London: Printed by T. Bensley; for B. White and Son, 1789. First Edition; including the errata leaf and all plates (two folding). A classic of natural history, and, as one...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
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
That Last Waif or Social Quarantine
Chicago: Published for the Waifs and Distributed Through the Kindergarten Literature Company, 1898. First Edition. Publisher’s pictorial cloth; some soiling; very good. The author was a popular health faddist of...
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Price: $100.00
Q.R.V. Unwmkd. Imperf. Dogear Wryde Postcards
No place: no publisher, 1995. First Edition. Publisher’s printed envelope containing the postcards. Signed by Gorey as Wryde.
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Price: $450.00
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
Typed Letter Signed to Gilbert Seldes
On his Beverly Hills letterhead, Oct. 8th, 1963, regarding the appearance of Evangelist Billy Graham on Benny’s television program, “...Am sure everyone was wondering what I was going to do...
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Price: $350.00
A Blunt Instrument
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928. First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with small chips and old tape mends inside the top and bottom of the spine.
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Price: $1,000.00
Original Portrait Photograph
Inscribed by Taft as President to a Massachusetts Republican politician, “For Matthew J. Whittall, Worcester, Mass. With grateful appreciation and best wishes, June 6th 1912 - Wm H. Taft.” Framed...
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Price: $1,000.00
Cobweb Castle. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $150.00
The Eyes of Max Carrados
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some slight wear and tiny chips.
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Price: $1,250.00
The Invisible Man
New York: Edward Arnold, 1897. First American Edition; with some minor textual differences and an epilogue not included in the English edition. Some cloth soiling and wear; some old, hardly...
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Price: $45,000.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $85.00