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The Castle of the Carpathians
New York: The Merriam Company, n.d. [1894]. First American Edition. Very light foxing; an exceptionally bright and fine copy.
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Price: $3,250.00
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.”.
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Price: $50.00
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/.”...
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Price: $2,750.00
The Bride Wore Black
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Some cloth spotting and wear; ink date and number on the front free endpaper; a very good copy in a price-clipped dust...
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Price: $8,500.00
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...
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Price: $50,000.00
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...
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Price: $6,500.00
The Making of a Saint
Boston: L.C. Page, 1898. First Edition of Maugham’s second book, published nearly a month earlier than the English edition. Stott A2, binding ii (there is no priority established among the...
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Price: $6,000.00
Inscribed Photograph
Approximately 10 x 13”; framed and glazed. Fields and his co-star and miniature arch-nemesis Baby Le Roy are depicted riding tricycles on the movie lot, most likely during the filming...
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Price: $4,500.00
Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession of Russian America to the United States
Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. First Edition. Original wrappers; minor foxing and wear; an excellent copy, complete with the folding map inside the front cover (short tear...
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Price: $2,750.00
That Last Waif or Social Quarantine
Chicago: Published for the Waifs and Distributed Through the Kindergarten Literature Company, 1898. First Edition. Publisher’s pictorial cloth; some soiling; very good. The author was a popular health faddist of...
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Price: $100.00
Leaves of Grass
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. BAL 21418. Printing B (”probably in this sequence” - 508 copies were printed). This edition was suppressed upon threats from authorities for supposed “obscene” content...
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Price: $5,500.00
Very Good, Jeeves
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with a little spine fading and a long, closed tear in the back panel.
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Price: $650.00
The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley
Garden City: Crime Club, 1929. First American Edition. Very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some minor chipping and a waterstain on the front panel. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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Price: $500.00
Bob Wade's Texas
Dallas: Daddy-O Productions, 1976. First Edition. Consisting of 150 individually captioned color xeroxes, with a signed copyright page and a leaf of introduction; bound into limp cowhide with decorative brads;...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath
New York: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket.
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Price: $650.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Fine in a dust jacket with a little browning. In a custom cloth slipcase.
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Price: $125.00
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....
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Price: $2,750.00
Beyond This Limit
London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Edition. Illustrated by Lewis. Very good in a dust jacket with some fading.
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Price: $200.00
Slan
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951. Revised edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror
London: Gollancz, 1928. First Edition of one of the great anthologies in the field. The introduction is an excellent historical overview, with much on Holmes. About fine in a dust...
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Price: $1,750.00
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.
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Price: $750.00
Tales of the Jazz Age
New York: Scribner’s, 1922. First Edition. Bookplate; contemporary ownership inscription. Very good or better.
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Price: $500.00
The D.A. Calls It Murder
New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Edition. Slight foxing; some cloth waterstaining; else very good in a worn and torn dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to one...
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Price: $1,750.00
Six One-Page Typed Letters, Signed, to His New York Editor
Four of five letters from 1964-1965 (on Congressional or Minority Leader stationery) concern his Portrait of the Assassin; “...I’m sure you appreciate that because of the classified nature of the...
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Price: $6,000.00
Moonraker
London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First Edition of the third Bond book. This copy has “shoot” on page 10; no priority has been positively established, nor, for that matter, can one...
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Price: $10,000.00
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. Third printing. Inscribed by the author, “To The Good Samaritans from Ian Fleming.” Owner’s inscription; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $8,000.00
Fisherman's Weather by Upwards of One Hundred Living Anglers
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1906. First Edition. Illustrated in color. Bookplate; about fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
Original United States Flag, issued after the admission of the State of Colorado
The 38th state joined the union on August 1, 1876 (thereafter often called the “Centennial State”). This flag measures approximately 17 x 23 1/2”, printed on what appears to be...
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Price: $3,250.00
The Wild Palms
New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. A fine copy in a particularly nice example of the dust jacket, which has a tiny chip at top of the back panel.
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Price: $2,750.00
American Buffalo
New York: Grove Press, 1978. First (Hardcover) Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
These Thirteen
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition. Bottom edge a little worn, else near fine in a dust jacket with a tiny chip at the bottom right-hand...
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Price: $2,000.00
In Dubious Battle
New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. First Edition. Signed by the author in 1936; signature a little blotted; a good copy in a worn and mended dust jacket.
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Price: $3,000.00
Workes
London: Imprinted at London by Will Stansby; Printed for Richard Meighen; no publisher stated for third volume, 1616, 1637,1640. Three volumes. First Edition; small-paper issue. Volume 1; third state title...
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Price: $22,500.00
Dawn Ginsbergh's Revenge
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition of the author’s first book. In the presumed first binding; worn and chipped at the spine ends; a good copy in a worn...
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Price: $5,000.00
A Gift From Earth
New York: Walker, 1949. First American Hardcover Edition. Inscribed by the author. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
Vile Bodies
London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some small chips, not affecting illustration or lettering and with very minor internal...
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Price: $17,500.00
Exiles: A Play in Three Acts
New York: Huebsch, 1918. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a small gouge in the center of the spine in...
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Price: $10,000.00
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...
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Price: $100.00
The Remembered Visit
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Review copy; with the publisher’s slip laid in.
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Price: $200.00
Laughter in the Dark
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. First American Edition; first binding. A little cloth wear; very good in a dust jacket with very moderate rubbing and soiling.
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Price: $3,000.00