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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
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
Vanderbilt Clinic
New York: Presbyterian Hospital, 1947. First Edition. Wrappers; only minute wear; a fine copy. Written by Steinbeck in appreciation of the care shown to him and his family by the hospital.
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Price: $875.00
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1965. First Edition. Very slight marginal stains on a few leaves; a very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket; in a custom cloth...
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Price: $4,250.00
A Hero of the Mutiny
London: W. & R. Chambers, n.d. [1913]. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
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
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
The Naked Civil Servant. Preface by Michael Holroyd
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1977. First American Edition (the first edition with this preface). Owner’s signature; near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by Crisp.
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Price: $375.00
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
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
New York: Henry Holt, 1920. First American Edition. A little foxing; very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing, very minor stains, and light chipping...
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Price: $4,500.00
Journey's End
New York: Brentano’s, 1929. Sixth printing; printed seven months after the first. Bookplate; very good in a good dust jacket. This copy is signed by all 10 members of the...
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Price: $375.00
Silence for the Murderer
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. First Edition. Fine in a dust jacket with some tiny chips.
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Price: $450.00
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
The Broken Spoke
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $250.00
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
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
The Innocents Abroad, Or The New Pilgrims' Progress
Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1870. Later edition; rebacked with the original spine cloth laid down; minor foxing; still attractive. Inscribed by the author with an aphorism on the front pastedown...
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Price: $9,500.00
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
The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
New York: Cameron & Kahn, 1955. First Edition. Spine cloth mended; very good in dust jacket, and in a publisher’s slipcase (cracked) with the Rockwell Kent illustrated jacket front panel...
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Price: $1,750.00
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
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
A Room of One's Own
London: Hogarth Press, 1929. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with just a little soiling and some tiny tears.
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Price: $7,500.00
The Man In The Brown Suit
London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1924. First Edition. Aside from very minor foxing, a fine, clean copy.
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Price: $2,850.00
The Great Gatsby
New York: Scribner’s, 1925. First Edition; first printing. Aside from a tiny stain on the endpapers from a label or small bookplate, and very slight cocking, a fine copy in...
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Price: $85,000.00
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
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
The Naked and the Dead
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1948. First Edition of Mailer’s first book. Bookplate on the front free endpaper; some edge rubbing; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $475.00
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 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
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
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
Freedom and Death
Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1956. First English Edition. Minor foxing of the book and the dust jacket.
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Price: $250.00
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. Ownership inscription; very good or a little better in a very good dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and some chips and tears;...
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Price: $4,250.00
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
London: George Newnes, 1892 & 1894. First Editions. Two volumes; publisher’s decorated cloth. The Adventures is a very good copy; some rubbing and with cracking hinges. The Memoirs has a....
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Price: $9,500.00
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...
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Price: $12,500.00
Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan
London: Collins, 1946. First Edition. Front hinge cracking; small tape stain on front free endpaper; very good in dust jacket. Review copy; signed in full by the author.
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Price: $1,750.00
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
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
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
The Invisible Man
New York: Edward Arnold, 1897. First American Edition; with some minor textual differences and an epilogue not included in the English edition. Some cloth soiling and wear; some old, hardly...
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Price: $45,000.00