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Jonathan Troy
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear and very slight spine fading. [Book #26466P]
Price: $5,000.00
Jonathan Troy. EDWARD ABBEY.
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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; publisher’s red pebble-grained morocco; all edges gilt; thick, beveled boards; raised bands; elaborate gilt decoration on the boards and the... [Book #26052P]
Price: $35,000.00
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. AMERICANA, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL MCKENNEY.
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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. [Book #25659P]
Price: $2,500.00
Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate. ARCHITECTURE, RICHARD NEUTRA.
4.
Pebble In The Sky
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition of the author's first book. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some interior tape strengthening at the edges; inscribed by the author in 1981. [Book #12633P]
Price: $1,650.00
Pebble In The Sky. ISAAC ASIMOV.
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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 Capt. Hugo Sundstedt, pioneer Swedish aviator. [Book #20433P]
Price: $2,500.00
Nouvelles Recherches Sur La Resistance de L'Air et L'Aviation. AVIATION, G. EIFFEL.
6.
Hold Your Hour and Have Another
London: Hutchinson, 1963. First Edition. Owner’s inscription; fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. [Book #26847P]
Price: $100.00
Hold Your Hour and Have Another. BRENDAN BEHAN.
7.
Dangling Man
New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light wear. [Book #26463P]
Price: $4,000.00
Dangling Man. SAUL BELLOW.
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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. [Book #25669P]
Price: $100.00
The Decoy. J. D. BERESFORD.
9.
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket. [Book #26845P]
Price: $125.00
The Old People. J. D. BERESFORD.
10.
Inscribed Portait Photograph
8 x 10". C. 1940. Signed by the photographer at the bottom margin, "G. Maillard Kesslere," and with his copyright stamp on the verso. An excellent image; inscribed in black ink on the dark portion of his suit by Berlin. [Book #11442P]
Price: $875.00
Inscribed Portait Photograph. IRVING BERLIN.
11.
A Collection of Promotional Literature for 23 Charlie Chan Films
A mixed collection of original, contemporary British and American studio or distributor publications, mostly campaign books (or pressbooks); some with Sidney Toler and some with Warner Oland. Some folds and wear, but generally in very good condition, those with damage (mostly with portions clipped out) are noted; most are folio-sized... [Book #23997P]
Price: $6,500.00
A Collection of Promotional Literature for 23 Charlie Chan Films. EARL DERR BIGGERS, TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX.
12.
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath
New York: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. [Book #17541P]
Price: $650.00
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath. ALGERNON BLACKWOOD.
13.
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. [Book #26455P]
Price: $750.00
The Quests of Paul Beck. M. MCDONNELL BODKIN.
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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. [Book #26881P]
Price: $50.00
The Stunt Man. PAUL BRODEUR.
15.
The Shockwave Rider
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Edition. Very good plus in a dust jacket. with a faded spine. [Book #26713P]
Price: $50.00
The Shockwave Rider. JOHN BRUNNER.
16.
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 16s), with staining on the verso that only faintly shows on the surface. [Book #22599P]
Price: $3,250.00
A Clockwork Orange. ANTHONY BURGESS.
17.
Little Caesar
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition; advance copy, consisting of the signatures bound in a plain paper wrapper. Some penciled notes on the first blank regarding another book; numerous editorial annotations in the text, probably for reprinting or serialization; minor soiling. [Book #18906P]
Price: $5,000.00
Little Caesar. W. R. BURNETT.
18.
Tarzan and "The Foreign Legion"
Tarzana: E.R.B., Inc, 1947. First Edition. A near fine copy in a dust jacket with a little foxing. [Book #18186P]
Price: $125.00
Tarzan and "The Foreign Legion" EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
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Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. [Book #12829P]
Price: $300.00
Tarzan Triumphant. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
20.
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: Burroughs, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good in a slightly chipped dust jacket with a few small tears. [Book #26334N]
Price: $350.00
Tarzan Triumphant. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
21.
The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986. First Edition, thus. Publisher’s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. Included are two original 8 x 10” photographs used in the book: “Raymond Chandler’s Grave” (page 6) and “Agnes in Geiger’s Bookshop” (page 40). Each of... [Book #21086P]
Price: $2,750.00
The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen. RAYMOND CHANDLER.
22.
The Incredulity of Father Brown
London: Cassell, 1926. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket; inscribed by Chesterton. [Book #12570P]
Price: $2,850.00
The Incredulity of Father Brown. G. K. CHESTERTON.
23.
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.”. [Book #26896P]
Price: $50.00
King Beetle-Tamer. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss. CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ISABEL WYATT.
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Ten Little Niggers
London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Bookplate; light foxing and cloth fading; very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some tears and chips, the most serious of which is a triangular fingernail-sized one at the top of the front panel. A highly politically incorrect title even when published;... [Book #19986P]
Price: $8,500.00
Ten Little Niggers. AGATHA CHRISTIE.
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The Riffian: A Novel
Boston: Little, Brown, 1933. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. The author became a popular writer on anthropology. [Book #26741P]
Price: $200.00
The Riffian: A Novel. CARLETON S. COON.


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