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A Coffin For Dimitrios
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. [Book #12747P]
Price: $2,000.00
A Coffin For Dimitrios. ERIC AMBLER.
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The Other Kind of Girl
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1914. First Edition of this purported autobiography of a prostitute. The introduction is strongly feminist, “A new era has come. The Sisterhood of Woman is the new cry. When women come into their own they will stand shoulder to shoulder and refuse to let their sisters... [Book #26132P]
Price: $2,000.00
The Other Kind of Girl. ANONYMOUS.
3.
Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1833. First Edition. Two volumes; one map, one chart, and 9 other plates, four of which are hand colored. The map shows some primitive repairs; mended tear to front end paper of first volume; hinges starting on the first volume; library stamp to copyright page... [Book #25899P]
Price: $2,500.00
Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales. AUSTRALIA, CHARLES STURT.
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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. AVIATION.
5.
The L-Shaped Room
London: Chatto & Windus, 1960. First Edition. Bottom of front cover bumped, else fine in a slightly worn dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same title. [Book #12070P]
Price: $400.00
The L-Shaped Room. LYNN REID BANKS.
6.
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. BENNY JACK.
7.
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.
8.
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.
9.
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.
10.
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.
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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.
12.
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.
13.
The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah
London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. First Edition of a rare book; publisher’s printed green wrappers; minor creasing, soiling and wear; at least a very good copy; in a custom cloth folder. [Book #19510P]
Price: $30,000.00
The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah. RICHARD F. BURTON.
14.
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 1875. Printed wrappers; some chips, tears, and soiling; very good. Hardly surprising at the time, the book was printed in Montreal. [Book #26431P]
Price: $1,000.00
Preliminary Investigation and Trial of Ambroise D. Lepine for the Murder of Thomas Scott. CANADIANA, ELLIOTT AND BROKOVSKI.
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Portrait Photograph Signed
New York: Nickolas Muray, n.d. [c. 1920]. Approximately 9 1/2 x 6 1/2”. This three-quarter length portrait shows the youngish Cather in a silk blouse and pleated skirt, with a kimono style gown draped over her shoulders. Inscribed by the author in a light area at the upper left corner... [Book #14880P]
Price: $2,250.00
Portrait Photograph Signed. WILLA CATHER.
16.
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.
17.
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. CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANITA HEWITT.
18.
The Mystery of the Blue Train
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928. First American Edition. Front hinge weak, else near fine in a bright and clean dust jacket with a crease down the center of the spine. [Book #17903P]
Price: $3,000.00
The Mystery of the Blue Train. AGATHA CHRISTIE.
19.
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.
20.
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 Bridge. It was Crane’s choice to use these three photographs, previously unpublished, with his poem, a modest collaboration at the... [Book #21779P]
Price: $50,000.00
The Bridge. A Poem. With Three Photographs by Walker Evans. HART CRANE.
21.
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. FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS.
22.
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. ROALD DAHL.
23.
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. PHILIP K. DICK.
24.
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. CHARLES DICKENS, METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER.
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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. A. CONAN DOYLE.


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