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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
Original Folder and Display for the American Architect and Building News
Boston: Ticknor & Co. n.d. [c.1883]. A cloth folder, approximately 10 x 14”, when open displaying a sample cover poster for the periodical (”For Sale Here”), including a mounted “gelatine”...
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Price: $500.00
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
The Mystery of the Blue Train
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928. First American Edition. Front hinge weak, else near fine in a bright and clean dust jacket with a crease down the center of the spine.
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Price: $3,000.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. A little musty; just very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $2,250.00
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
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
Preliminary Investigation and Trial of Ambroise D. Lepine for the Murder of Thomas Scott
Winnipeg, Manitoba: Messrs. Elliott and Brokovski of the Canadian Press, 1875. First Edition. While the front wrapper and title page are dated 1874, the copyright page and preface are dated...
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Price: $1,000.00
Inscribed Portait Photograph
8 x 10". C. 1940. Signed by the photographer at the bottom margin, "G. Maillard Kesslere," and with his copyright stamp on the verso. An excellent image; inscribed in black...
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Price: $875.00
Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi
Cincinnati: John Church Co. 1914. First Edition of this musical score; with lyrics by Fitzgerald. Bruccoli A2; preceded only by a script printed for the cast. Publisher's printed stiff wrappers...
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Price: $3,000.00
The Short Reign of Pippin IV
London: Heinemann, 1957. First English Edition. A very good copy in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "Dear Betty and Gerald [Wellesley], This is a silly little book but I....
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Price: $3,750.00
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
The Remembered Visit
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Review copy; with the publisher’s slip laid in.
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Price: $200.00
The Dong With a Luminous Nose. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Young Scott Books, 1969. First Edition, thus. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
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
Borstal Boy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips. Presentation copy to his New York publicist, “To Abner, who created...
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Price: $3,500.00
The Quests of Paul Beck
Boston: Little, Brown, 1910. First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket with some interior archival tissue mending.
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Price: $750.00
Nouvelles Recherches Sur La Resistance de L'Air et L'Aviation
Paris: H. Dunod et E. Pinat, 1914. First Edition. Folio; two volumes; publisher’s cloth (minor wear); very good; the inside front cover of each volume has the ownership stamp of...
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Price: $2,500.00
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
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
Forest and Game-Law Tales
London: Edward Moxon, 1845. First Edition; three volumes bound as one; contemporary half-morocco and marbled boards; very good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “Mr. Martineau With love from the...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
The Utter Zoo
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
Men at Work: Photographic Studies of Men and Machines
New York: Macmillan, 1932. First Edition. Cloth faded and waterstained; minor page waterstaining; a good copy. Inscribed by Hine shortly after publication, “Harold Rugg/ New York City/ From L.W.H. Oct...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
Korai Celadon in America
Pages 37 - 121 from Eastern Art: An Annual. Philadelphia: College Art Association, 1930. Bound into full greenish-brown morocco, signed “Asper, Geneve.” Decorative Asian silk endpapers; spine browned; very good.
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Price: $300.00
Original Photograph of Louella Parsons [At the Opera]
Silver print; 11 x 14”; inscribed, legibly, but in dark ink on a dark background, “To Jimmy/ Weegee.” With the photographer’s address stamp, “Arthur (Weegee) Fellig” on the verso. With...
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Price: $7,500.00
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
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
Water, World & Weissmuller
Los Angeles: Vion Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Weissmuller and also signed by his wife with her...
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Price: $350.00
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
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
Hold Your Hour and Have Another
London: Hutchinson, 1963. First Edition. Owner’s inscription; fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $100.00
His Last Bow
New York: George H. Doran, 1917. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a number of chips and tears. The largest chip at...
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Price: $3,750.00
Ulysses. Illustrated by Henri Matisse
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935. First Edition, thus, the first illustrated edition of Ulysses. The entire edition consisted of 1500 numbered copies, but of that number, only 250...
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Price: $30,000.00
Detective Story
New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. Some rubbing; very good. Presentation copy from the author to a member of the touring cast, “For Marian [Winters] - Whose inspired interpretation...
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Price: $1,000.00
Ashenden or the British Agent
London: Heinemann, 1928. First Edition. Some foxing; near fine in a dust jacket with shallow chipping at the top of the spine; foxing, and some minor wear. Queen's Quorum; Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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Price: $5,500.00
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
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
Typed Letter, Signed, With A Unit Shoulder Patch
On Headquarters Army Ground Forces stationery, Stilwell replies to a young correspondent on 30 January, 1945, “I had a note from your father the other day, and am sending you...
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Price: $2,850.00