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The Grapes Of Wrath
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. About a fine copy in a dust jacket with trivial wear.
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Price: $8,500.00
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...
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Price: $350.00
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.
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Price: $650.00
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Publisher’s green cloth. This is an early a copy with the following points: p. , “Him and another man” incorrectly listed...
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Price: $10,000.00
Typed Letter, Signed, With A Unit Shoulder Patch
On Headquarters Army Ground Forces stationery, Stilwell replies to a young correspondent on 30 January, 1945, “I had a note from your father the other day, and am sending you...
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Price: $2,850.00
King Beetle-Tamer. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: McKay, 1963. First Edition. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “For Mindy, from Anne Marie, Xmas 1963.”.
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Price: $50.00
The Vinegar Works: The Insect God; The West Wing; The Gashlycrumb Tinies
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Editions; three volumes. Only very slight rubbing to the books and the slipcase. Review copy.
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Price: $575.00
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
The Bride of Frankenstein (Sequel to Frankenstein)
London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936. First Edition. Ink date on the title page below the author’s name; pages browned and brittle as always; very good in a good...
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Price: $3,500.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. A little musty; just very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $2,250.00
Holograph Note to William S. Burroughs
Writing on the back of an envelope addressed to Burroughs, postmarked March 22, 1988 in Eugene Oregon, “Dear Bill - This is from the members of my novel class. They...
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Price: $875.00
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
The Blue Aspic
New York: Meredith Press, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
The Fifth Column: A Play in Three Acts
New York: Scribner’s, 1940. First Edition. A scarce book, of which only 1174 copies were printed. Front endpapers browned from a formerly laid in newspaper clipping, else near fine in...
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Price: $12,500.00
The Shockwave Rider
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Edition. Very good plus in a dust jacket. with a faded spine.
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Price: $50.00
Six Crises
Garden City: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Very good or better in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To George M. Shapiro, with appreciation for his...
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Price: $1,250.00
Wise Blood
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1952. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some tiny chips and light wear and tear.
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Price: $2,750.00
The Crucible of Time
New York: Del Rey, 1982. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $75.00
Down In Flames
New York: Payson & Clarke, 1930. First Edition. Short stories of WW I combat flying. Very good plus in a dust jacket with some minor stains and wear.
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Price: $125.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $85.00
Original Photograph Inscribed by President Truman
8 x 10”. Inscribed on a lighter area, “Best wishes, Harry S Truman.” Included is a short typed note from Truman’s secretary, dated October 8, 1945, presenting the photograph.
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Price: $875.00
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...
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Price: $2,500.00
Two Original Watercolors Illustrating Scenes From Bleak House
Each drawing measures approximately 13 x 8”, framed, matted, glazed, and captioned in ink on separate pieces of paper, overall 15 x 22”. One scene is captioned “The Smallweed Family/...
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Price: $1,750.00
Lassie Come-Home. Illustrated by Margaret Kirmse
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1940. First Edition. Gift inscription; a fine copy in a good to very good dust jacket with with some chipping. Basis for the 1943 movie that...
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Price: $650.00
One Hundred Years of Solitude
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a second issue dust jacket (probably more accurately termed a “state” as first edition copies appear...
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Price: $1,250.00
A Passage to India
London: Edward Arnold, 1924. First Edition. Minor cloth soiling; nearly fine in a very good dust jacket with staining and soiling and some small nicks and chips.
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Price: $11,500.00
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
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;...
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Price: $2,500.00
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
Thunderball
London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To Jonathan Miller from the Author.” Fleming, an antiquarian book collector himself, was...
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Price: $17,500.00
The Red Pavilion
New York: Scribners, 1968. First American Edition. Very nearly fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $50.00
War and the Christian Faith
London: Skeffington and Son, 1918. First Edition. Some foxing; very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Devil's Lottery
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1931. First Edition. Small stamp on the front free endpaper; near fine in a very good dust jacket. What happens to the winners of a lottery.
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Price: $100.00
I Am A Camera
New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Near fine in a torn dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to an original cast member, “Marian [Winters], With much love...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Works of...Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. “New Edition.” Six volumes; bound (Sotheran’s) in green full straight grain morocco; all edges gilt; covers decorated in blind with gilt borders; raised...
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Price: $1,250.00
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
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
The Grapes of Wrath
New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941. Reprint edition. A very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to William Faulkner's...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Book of the Animal Kingdom: Mammals
London: J. M. Dent, 1910. First Edition. Large 8vo.; publisher’s illustrated cloth; hinges cracked; very good. Presumably intended for the young adult. The illustrations are in color and black and...
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Price: $65.00
The Man With The X-Ray-Eyes
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. First American Edition. Fine in a lightly worn dust jacket.
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Price: $350.00
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