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1.
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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Roland-Flugzeuge 1914-1917 der Luft-Fahzeug-Gesellschaft m.b.H. Abteilung Flugzeugbau Kaiserdamm, Charlottenburg
n.p. no publisher, n.d. [c.1917]. An extraordinary photographic album, documenting aircraft production at the Berlin based LFG company during the Great War. 37 original gelatin silver prints 4.5 x 6.5 inches, mounted on 8 x 12 inch cardstock with printed titles beneath. Photographs include the manufacturing plants at Adlershof and... [Book #22415P]
Price: $9,500.00
Roland-Flugzeuge 1914-1917 der Luft-Fahzeug-Gesellschaft m.b.H. Abteilung Flugzeugbau Kaiserdamm, Charlottenburg
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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
4.
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
5.
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 with Billy Graham...” Signed “Jack.”. [Book #23482P]
Price: $350.00
Typed Letter Signed to Gilbert Seldes
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Trent's Own Case
London: Constable, 1936. First Edition. Goldstone bookplate; minor stains on endpapers; very good or better in dust jacket. [Book #24290N]
Price: $500.00
Trent's Own Case
7.
Warrior of the Dawn
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1943. First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a faded spine. The author is best known for his hardboiled detective novels. [Book #26874P]
Price: $50.00
Warrior of the Dawn
8.
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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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
10.
The Adventures of a Journalist
London: Sands & Company, 1900. First Edition. One of the least common Queen's Quorum titles. Rear hinge starting; minor bumping and wear; very good or better; in a custom quarter-morocco clamshell box. [Book #23222P]
Price: $4,000.00
The Adventures of a Journalist
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The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen
New York: George H. Doran, 1923 & 1927. First American Editions; two volumes. Volume one is very good in a very good dust jacket, which is chipped and has an ink blot on the front flap. The second volume is in good to very good condition. [Book #30078P]
Price: $500.00
The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen
12.
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
13.
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.”. [Book #26895P]
Price: $50.00
The Laughing Bird. Pictures by Anne Marie Jauss
14.
Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan
London: Collins, 1946. First Edition. Front hinge cracking; small tape stain on front free endpaper; very good in dust jacket. Review copy; signed in full by the author. [Book #12667P]
Price: $1,750.00
Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan
15.
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
16.
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
17.
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
18.
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
19.
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
20.
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
21.
Now Wait For Last Year
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Minor cloth waterstaining; very good in dust jacket. [Book #26617P]
Price: $275.00
Now Wait For Last Year
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.
Bleak House
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First American Edition. Two volumes; original publisher’s decorated cloth. Some cloth staining and wear; good to very good. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. [Book #20492P]
Price: $950.00
Bleak House
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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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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 among Sherlockians on knowledge of the canon...B.R. Kalt/ [additionally signed by] Rex Stout/ Julian Wolff.” Bengis has noted that this... [Book #23132P]
Price: $1,250.00
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary: 1859-1959


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