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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
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
Roland-Flugzeuge 1914-1917 der Luft-Fahzeug-Gesellschaft m.b.H. Abteilung Flugzeugbau Kaiserdamm, Charlottenburg
n.p. no publisher, n.d. [c.1917]. An extraordinary photographic album, documenting aircraft production at the Berlin based LFG company during the Great War. 37 original gelatin silver prints 4.5 x 6.5...
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Price: $9,500.00
The Mysterious Card/ The Mysterious Card Unveiled
Boston: Small, Maynard, 1895, 1896 [actually 1912]. First Edition. Two short stories; in Bleiler. The paper seal is still bound in around the second story, but has been broken. Very...
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Price: $750.00
History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington
Philadelphia: D. Rice and A.N. Hart, 1855. Third octavo edition; considered by some to be the best of the octavo editions for the superiority of its hand coloring; three volumes;...
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Price: $35,000.00
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 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
A Gift From Earth
New York: Walker, 1949. First American Hardcover Edition. Inscribed by the author. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
Vile Bodies
London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some small chips, not affecting illustration or lettering and with very minor internal...
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Price: $17,500.00
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
Tales of the Jazz Age
New York: Scribner’s, 1922. First Edition. Bookplate; contemporary ownership inscription. Very good or better.
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Price: $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
Clea
London: Faber and Faber, 1960. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author in 1962.
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Price: $1,650.00
Slan
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951. Revised edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Moon Is Down
New York: Viking Press, 1942. First Edition; first state (printing?) of page 112. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Presented by the author to the senior editor at Viking...
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Price: $4,500.00
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
The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories
New York: Scribner’s, 1938. First Edition. A near fine copy in a dust jacket with very minor wear. Bookplate; in a quarter leather slipcase with chemise.
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Price: $8,500.00
Lynch-Rope Law
New York: Wm. Morrow, 1941. First Edition. Bookshop stamp on the front free endpaper; very good in dust jacket. The author wrote mysteries as Brett Halliday.
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Price: $85.00
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
The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects and Financial Difficulties
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1885. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth; bookplate; very good or a little better. The French began a sea level canal in 1880 but failed...
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Price: $875.00
These Thirteen
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition. Bottom edge a little worn, else near fine in a dust jacket with a tiny chip at the bottom right-hand...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
George Gershwin's Song-book
New York: Random House, 1932. First Edition. One of 300 numbered copies, signed by Gershwin and the illustrator Alajalov and featuring many of the composer's greatest songs, including "Fascinating Rhythm"...
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Price: $8,500.00
The Blue Aspic
New York: Meredith Press, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
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
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
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
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
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
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
The Haunted Inn: A Play in Four Acts. Translated by Isaac Goldberg
Boston: Luce, 1921. First Edition. Fine in a lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Smell of Fear
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First Edition. About fine in a lightly soiled dust jacket with a tiny tear at the foot of the spine.
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Price: $750.00
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
The Camera Fiend
New York: Scribner’s, 1911. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a thumbnail-sized chip at the top right hand corner of the front panel and two...
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Price: $875.00
The High Barbaree
Boston: Little, Brown, 1945. First Edition. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by Hall in the month of publication.
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Price: $750.00
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
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 Long Wait
New York: Dutton, 1951. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in fountain pen, “Hi Ruby - Sorry I didn’t get to see you - but...
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Price: $2,500.00
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