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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 an Egyptian who wrote in French. [Book #11529P]
Price: $200.00
The Naked King
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. Ownership inscription; very good or a little better in a very good dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and some chips and tears; those at the top of the spine affect, but don’t obliterate, “Let.”. [Book #25925P]
Price: $4,250.00
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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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
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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 the New York version of Brendan Behan 13 ix 60.” Behan, almost from his first step ashore, took to New... [Book #26456P]
Price: $3,500.00
Borstal Boy
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
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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
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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
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The Whole Man
New York: Walker & Co. 1964. First American Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author in 1975. [Book #26711P]
Price: $125.00
The Whole Man
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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
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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 spine, which is missing part of the title. [Book #18040P]
Price: $5,000.00
Little Caesar
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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"
14.
Nine and Death Makes Ten by Carter Dickson
New York: Wm. Morrow, 1940. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. [Book #17530P]
Price: $400.00
Nine and Death Makes Ten by Carter Dickson
15.
The Smell of Fear
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First Edition. About fine in a lightly soiled dust jacket with a tiny tear at the foot of the spine. [Book #26747P]
Price: $750.00
The Smell of Fear
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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 ownership inscription on the front free endpaper, “Raymond Chandler. Big Bear City. Sept. 1940 From H. Lucas.” While there doesn’t... [Book #25939P]
Price: $1,650.00
Laughter in the Dark
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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 author, “To Mrs. Gamble from Winston S. Churchill, July, 1938.”. [Book #18084P]
Price: $17,500.00
Arms and the Covenant
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Exile's Return
New York: Norton, 1934. First Edition. Bookplate; near fine in a dust jacket with minor soiling and wear. [Book #13381P]
Price: $950.00
Exile's Return
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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. [Book #27356P]
Price: $5,000.00
The Red Badge of Courage
20.
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 of the twentieth-century with legitimate claim to classic status, this chronicle of the adventures of Willy Wonka, generally found well-worn... [Book #24324P]
Price: $8,500.00
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
21.
Someone Like You
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First Edition. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “For our Friend Jean from Patricia/ Olivia/ Tessa* and Roald Feb. 1958 *She wrote the book.” Queen’s Quorum. Cloth a bit spotted; very good or a little better in a price-clipped dust jacket. [Book #24325P]
Price: $7,500.00
Someone Like You
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The Christmas Books
London: Chapman & Hall, 1843-1848. A complete set of the Christmas books; uniformly bound in full red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere; gilt vignette portraits of Dickens on the upper covers; gilt facsimile signatures on the lower covers; all edges gilt; gilt doublures; raised bands with gilt decoration; front cover cloth of... [Book #11639P]
Price: $12,500.00
The Christmas Books
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
London: George Newnes, 1892 & 1894. First Editions. Two volumes; publisher’s decorated cloth. The Adventures is a very good copy; some rubbing and with cracking hinges. The Memoirs has a gift inscription on the first blank, and while the hinges are vulnerable, they are intact. A better than usual set. [Book #23307P]
Price: $9,500.00
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
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His Last Bow
New York: George H. Doran, 1917. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a number of chips and tears. The largest chip at the top of the front panel is about an inch wide, but shallow, affecting the “His” of the title. Another... [Book #20894P]
Price: $3,750.00
His Last Bow
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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/.”. [Book #23804P]
Price: $2,750.00
Rodney Stone


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