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Puncher Pards
New York: Phoenix Press, 1942. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. This publisher’s books sold primarily to libraries and are, consequently, uncommon in decent condition.
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Price: $100.00
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
The Eyes of Max Carrados
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some slight wear and tiny chips.
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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
The Three Black Pennys
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. First Edition. Slight cloth dampstaining; very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips and tears. A very uncommon jacket...
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Price: $650.00
Walt Whitman's Blue Book: The 1860-61 Leaves of Grass Containing His Manuscript Additions and Revisions
New York: New York Public Library, 1968. First Edition. Two volumes, the first of which is a facsimile of Whitman’s book, and the second of which prints Arthur Golden’s textual...
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Price: $250.00
You've Never Been to Barnstable?
Barnstable, Massachusetts: Crane Duplicating Service, 1966. First Separate Edition. Wrappers; staining along the bottom edge; very good plus. One of the scarcest Vonnegut publications, first appearing in Venture Magazine.
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Price: $1,000.00
Edition Deluxe: Longfellow Portfolio, being a Selection of Seventy-Five Artist Proofs from the Original Wood-Cuts Illustrating the New Subscription Edition of Longfellow's Poetical Works
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1881. First Edition thus; one of 500 numbered sets; 75 plates plus title page, index, and introductory leaf; in a folding cloth portfolio (some wear). The plates...
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Price: $3,250.00
Lie Down In Darkness
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951. First Edition of the author’s first book. Aside from a small tear in the front free endpaper, a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear...
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Price: $550.00
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
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
Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings
New York: D. Appleton, 1881. First Edition; third state. Finely bound early in the 20th century in full black morocco with an elaborately decorated spine; original spine and front cover...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
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
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.
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Price: $2,000.00
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
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
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Primarily in a secretarial hand, on Board of Trade stationery, 5 Oct (no year), “I am very glad you have turned your attention to the Congo...There are rumours in the...
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Price: $6,500.00
The Headless Lady
New York: Putnam's, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some minor tape stains.
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Price: $600.00
A Collection of Aircraft Fabric and Photographs
Mostly 1930s, consisting of 16 large (approximately 8 1/4 x 10 1/2”) swatches of doped (treated) fabric, held together with a steel clip, from wings or fuselages of identified airplanes...
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Price: $3,500.00
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. First Edition; first printing. Two volumes; publisher's cloth. Spine ends strengthened; bookplates removed from front pastedowns; minor staining and foxing; tiny corner clipping on the...
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Price: $16,500.00
The Utter Zoo
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Mr. Justice Raffles
New York: Scribner’s, 1909. First American Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in the rare dust jacket, which has chips along the edges.
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Price: $1,250.00
Country Sketches for City Dwellers
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1908. First Edition. The color pictures and text are by Rawnsley. Bookplate; minor foxing; about fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Hamley Cowboy Catalogue 32
Pendleton, Oregon: Hamley & Co. n.d. [1932]. Publisher’s wrappers; very good. A substantial offering of 176 pages in black and white and color of gear for the cowboy: boots, saddles...
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Price: $300.00
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
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
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.
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Price: $50.00
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
Taps at Reveille
New York: Scribner's, 1935. First Edition; first state. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light edge wear.
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Price: $17,500.00
Fishing Boats & Barges From the Thames to Land's End. Twenty Woodcuts by C.A. Wilkinson
London: John Lane, 1922. First Edition; quarto. A little foxing; tiny ink number at the top of the title page; near fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
Salthaven
London: Methuen, 1908. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; front hinge cracked; slight page staining; very good plus in a custom clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed on the half-title by Jacobs, “To...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
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.”...
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Price: $7,500.00
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.
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Price: $4,000.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears.
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Price: $4,250.00
The Riffian: A Novel
Boston: Little, Brown, 1933. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. The author became a popular writer on anthropology.
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Price: $200.00
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....
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Price: $2,250.00
The Pageant
London: Henry & Co, 1897. First Edition of the second volume of this annual publication; the first volume was issued a year earlier in the same format. Cloth spotted; some...
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Price: $1,500.00
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.
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Price: $50.00