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Original Gag Cartoon
Undated (probably 1960s); a finished drawing in black and white wash on illustration board; approximately 13 x 14”; signed “Chas Addams.” At the bottom right hand margin is a pencil note “AD #11. Interior Demons. Due Oct. 1, 60.2%” A man opens wardrobe doors and observes miniature men apparently residing... [Book #23199P]
Price: $5,000.00
Original Gag Cartoon
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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. [Book #16478P]
Price: $5,250.00
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
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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
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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
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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
6.
The Real Billy Sunday
Chicago: Revell, 1914. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good. “The Baseball Evangelist.”. [Book #26886P]
Price: $75.00
The Real Billy Sunday
7.
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
8.
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
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Deadly Nightshade
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. [Book #12281P]
Price: $375.00
Deadly Nightshade
10.
Tongues of Fire
London: Herbert Jenkins, 1924. First Edition of this collection of supernatural tales. A fine copy in the rare dust jacket, which has some very small chips and minor soiling and wear. [Book #15783P]
Price: $2,250.00
Tongues of Fire
11.
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
12.
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. [Book #12829P]
Price: $300.00
Tarzan Triumphant
13.
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
14.
Daredevil
London: Ward, Lock, 1929. First Edition. A few tiny cloth spots; very good to fine; in a custom clamshell box; Kaye bookplate. Presentation copy; with an exceptional inscription from the author to his mother, “To Mother - with my love. An unlimited edition has been specially prepared for private circulation... [Book #18255P]
Price: $2,500.00
Daredevil
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Chinese Nights' Entertainments: Forty Stories Told by Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance of The Strayed Arrow. Illustrated by Chinese Artists
New York: Putnam’s, 1893. First Edition? (presumably; the date is in the copyright notice, but not on the title page). Publisher’s illustrated cloth; some soiling and spotting; very good. [Book #26888P]
Price: $100.00
Chinese Nights' Entertainments: Forty Stories Told by Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance of The Strayed Arrow. Illustrated by Chinese Artists
16.
Murder Is Easy
London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Cloth spotted; very good in a dust jacket with some chips and interior tape mends. [Book #19536P]
Price: $1,850.00
Murder Is Easy
17.
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Primarily in a secretarial hand, on Board of Trade stationery, 5 Oct (no year), “I am very glad you have turned your attention to the Congo...There are rumours in the newspapers today - I hope they are well-founded, - that we are to have a British Consul General in Berlin!... [Book #16231P]
Price: $6,500.00
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
18.
The Hunt For Red October
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1984. First Edition. Very slight rubbing and some faint cloth spots; very nearly fine in dust jacket. [Book #22340P]
Price: $1,250.00
The Hunt For Red October
19.
Hamley Cowboy Catalogue 32
Pendleton, Oregon: Hamley & Co. n.d. [1932]. Publisher’s wrappers; very good. A substantial offering of 176 pages in black and white and color of gear for the cowboy: boots, saddles, hats, chaps, bits, spurs, belts, ropes, etc. [Book #26282P]
Price: $300.00
Hamley Cowboy Catalogue 32
20.
Sudden Death
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First American Edition. Ownership signature; very good in a dust jacket with a large chip at the top of the front panel. [Book #12053P]
Price: $650.00
Sudden Death
21.
Kiss, Kiss
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. A bit of foxing and cloth spotting; very good or better in dust jacket. Signed by Dahl in 1960. [Book #24326P]
Price: $2,000.00
Kiss, Kiss
22.
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. [Book #26618P]
Price: $500.00
A Scanner Darkly
23.
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 one of 10 prize copies for a slogan contest in the English fan magazine, “Picturegoer.” A clipping from that periodical... [Book #20218P]
Price: $12,500.00
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger
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334
London: MacGibben & Kee, 1975. First Edition. Just about fine in a dust jacket with a hint of spine fading. [Book #26714P]
Price: $200.00
334
25.
The Adventure of the Dying Detective
New York: Advertising Department/ Collier’s Weekly, 1913. First Edition; publisher’s vellum spine with paper title label, and boards. Very minor soiling and wear; nearly a fine copy of a rare book, rarer still in its original gift box; issued as a Christmas advertising promotion, it was included with 3 unrelated... [Book #20797P]
Price: $11,500.00
The Adventure of the Dying Detective


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