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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
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
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 Killing Man
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1989. First Trade Edition (there was a Franklin Library Edition with an unspecified limitation). A near fine copy in a slightly faded dust jacket. A Mike...
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Price: $750.00
The Sinking Spell
New York: Ivan Obolensky, 1964. First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; fine. Review copy; with the publisher’s slip laid in.
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Price: $250.00
The L-Shaped Room
London: Chatto & Windus, 1960. First Edition. Bottom of front cover bumped, else fine in a slightly worn dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same title.
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Price: $400.00
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
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 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
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
Now Wait For Last Year
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Minor cloth waterstaining; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Mantrap
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1926. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a tiny chip at the top of the spine; very minor wear and some short...
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Price: $10,000.00
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 Beautiful and Damned
New York: Scribner’s, 1922. First Edition; first printing; in a first printing dust jacket. Aside from minor offsetting on the front endpapers, very nearly fine. The dust jacket has several...
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Price: $22,500.00
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 Case of the Substitute Face
New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition. About fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with very light wear.
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Price: $1,500.00
Little Caesar
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition; advance copy, consisting of the signatures bound in a plain paper wrapper. Some penciled notes on the first blank regarding...
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Price: $5,000.00
The Country Girl. A Play
New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First Edition. Owner’s 1951 inscription; small tear at the edge of the front free endpaper, else fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed...
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Price: $10,000.00
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 Naked King
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924. First American Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a thumb-nail sized chip at the bottom of the spine. The author was...
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Price: $200.00
The Real Billy Sunday
Chicago: Revell, 1914. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good. “The Baseball Evangelist.”.
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Price: $75.00
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
Journey's End
London: Gollancz, 1929. Later printing. Bound with a printed cover label in home made wrappers (apparently wallpaper); very good. Some fifteen original individual photographs of the cast, in character, are...
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Price: $3,000.00
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
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
Q.R.V. Unwmkd. Imperf. Dogear Wryde Postcards
No place: no publisher, 1995. First Edition. Publisher’s printed envelope containing the postcards. Signed by Gorey as Wryde.
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Price: $450.00
Original Gag Cartoon
Undated (probably 1960s); a finished drawing in black and white wash on illustration board; approximately 13 x 14”; signed “Chas Addams.” At the bottom right hand margin is a pencil...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
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
Bleak House
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First American Edition. Two volumes; original publisher’s decorated cloth. Some cloth staining and wear; good to very good. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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Price: $950.00
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
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 Queen's Twin and Other Stories
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1899. First Edition. Ex-library; with the usual markings; bookplate; good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “With Christmas wishes from Sarah O. Jewett.” Signed by Louise Imogen...
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Price: $500.00
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
Fletcher and Zenobia Save the Circus. Illustrated by Victoria Chess
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $165.00
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
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
More of Brer Rabbit's Tricks. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Young Scott Books, 1968. First Edition. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $150.00
The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon and Other Humorous Tales
New York: George H. Doran, 1922. First Edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket; presentation copy, inscribed by the author.
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Price: $250.00
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