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Caught!
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. An innocent woman in the big city.
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Price: $150.00
The First Men In The Moon
London: George Newnes, 1901. First English Edition; first binding. An extraordinary copy in the rare dust jacket. Aside from minor dust soiling of the edges and slight bumping at the...
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Price: $75,000.00
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 Incomplete Amorist
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1906. First American Edition; first illustrated edition. A novel for adults; a "...powerful story of art and social life in Paris..." Near fine in the rare...
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Price: $1,000.00
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
Original Portrait Photograph of Actor Vincent Price and His Wife
11 x 14”; black and white; inscribed by the photographer at the top margin,”with love and admiration!!!” and signed at Price’s white formal shirt, “Helmut Newton. Los Angeles, 1989.” In...
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Price: $12,500.00
Men Without Women
New York: Scribner’s, 1927. First Edition; first printing. Very good in dust jacket. With Glenway Wescott’s ownership label. Contains “The Killers” and other stories.
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Price: $9,500.00
Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier Francais de l'Epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance
Paris: Bance, Editeur, 1858. First Edition of the first volume in what was to become a six volume series by the French architect and theorist. Profusely illustrated in color and...
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Price: $1,500.00
Granite & Rainbow
London: Hogarth Press, 1958. First Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket; with the wrap-around “Book Society” band.
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Price: $950.00
Loser Takes All
London: Heinemann, 1955. First Edition. Aside from a little foxing and some faint cloth spotting, a fine copy in a dust jacket with foxing on the verso, showing through a....
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Price: $875.00
Original Hand-Colored Lithograph, "St. Patrick's Day in America"
New York: Thomas Kelly, 1874. Approximately 26 x 20”; contemporarily framed and glazed, overall approximately 25 x 30”; the frame is wood with an inner moulding in gilt (some scrapes...
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Price: $3,500.00
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 Silent Six
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a number of small chips and tears.
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Price: $500.00
The Scourge of the Gulph. Written and Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats
London: Elkin Mathews, n.d. [c. 1901]. First Edition. Presented in the style of juvenile drama (meant for the toy, miniature, theatre), but written for adults; printed wrappers with a hand-colored...
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Price: $500.00
The Listing Attic
New York: Duell, Sloan (and Boston: Little, Brown), 1954. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $400.00
Telephone Despatch Co. (Bell's Patents)...List of Subscribers Connected With the Central Office Exchange System
Boston: Telephone Despatch Co. n.d. [c. 1890]. Original printed wrappers; 52 pages; minor wear; inscribed by the company manager. One of the earliest Boston phone directories, listing about 800 subscribers...
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Price: $2,000.00
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...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
Visions of Cody
New York: New Directions, 1960. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies signed by Kerouac. Some soiling of the boards and spine fading; very good in the original acetate dust jacket (chipped).
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Price: $2,850.00
Waterloo: A Drama in One Act
London: Samuel French, 1907. First Edition; third issue (per Green and Gibson’s Addenda in the second edition of their bibliography). Publisher’s wrappers; very good.
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Price: $400.00
The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton: With Engravings and an Appendix
London: Printed by T. Bensley; for B. White and Son, 1789. First Edition; including the errata leaf and all plates (two folding). A classic of natural history, and, as one...
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Price: $5,000.00
An Archive of Material Relating to Boynton's Bicycle Railway
1887-1895. This railway, tested experimentally on a short track at Coney Island, was based on a light, narrow-gauge design with tracks under and above the locomotive, closer in concept to...
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Price: $1,000.00
7 Ans D'Aventures au Tibet
Paris: Arthaud, 1953. First French Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; a little musty; near fine in a very good dust jacket. Gratefully inscribed by Harrer to his American publisher “to whom I....
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Price: $3,000.00
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 Other Statue
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $85.00
The Water Engine and Mr. Happiness
New York: Grove Press, 1978. First (Hardcover) Edition. Minor staining; near fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $300.00
The Long Valley
New York: Viking, 1938. First Edition. Near fine in a dust jacket with very light wear and tear.
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Price: $1,250.00
Farewell, My Lovely
New York: Knopf, 1940. First Edition; advance reading copy in wrappers. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone, and, in the opinion of many, his best book. Only minute wear; a fine copy with the...
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Price: $12,500.00
Original Portrait Photograph
Inscribed by Harding (undated, but almost certainly while President) to a Massachusetts Republican politician, “For Matthew Whittall with cordially good wishes. Warren G. Harding.” Framed and glazed; overall approximately 15”...
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Price: $1,150.00
The Utter Zoo
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
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 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
The Epiplectic Bicycle
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1969. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
Cap Fallon Fire Fighter
New York: Appleton, 1923. First Edition. Publisher’s file copy; with their stamp on the front free endpaper; near fine in a very good dust jacket. The wraparound jacket illustration depicts...
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Price: $250.00
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
The Yellow Book
London: John Lane, Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1894-1897. Vols. I - XIII. Thirteen volumes (all published) in the original publisher’s yellow decorated cloth. Minor foxing, soiling and wear; bookplates...
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Price: $4,000.00
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
New York: C.H. Webb, 1867. First Edition; first printing of Twain’s first book. This copy is in the publisher’s original blue cloth, very possibly the rarest of the various binding...
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Price: $20,000.00
Christ Recrucified
Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1954. First English Edition. Minor foxing, else near fine in very good dust jacket with foxing and some small chips. Basis for a 1969 mini-series.
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Price: $250.00
The Short Novels of John Steinbeck
London: Heinemann, 1957. Later edition. A very good copy. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, "For Betty and Gerard Wellesley with many thanks this pot pourri (some say de chambre)...
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Price: $2,250.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00