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The Epiplectic Bicycle
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1969. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
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
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
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
Dr. No
London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First Editions. Two copies; one with the woman on the cover and another in undecorated cloth; very good to fine copies in dust jackets. No priority...
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Price: $3,000.00
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
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
The Adventure of the Dying Detective
New York: Advertising Department/ Collier’s Weekly, 1913. First Edition; publisher’s vellum spine with paper title label, and boards. Very minor soiling and wear; nearly a fine copy of a rare...
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Price: $11,500.00
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
Karsh. A Fifty Year Retrospective
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1983. First Edition. One of 32 specially bound and cased copies reserved for the artist; signed by Karsh, and including an original signed print. This...
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Price: $5,000.00
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 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
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
Valley Of The Dolls
New York: Bernard Geis, 1966. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author in 1966. A highlight of bestselling trashy fiction.
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Price: $1,250.00
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
The Lady and The Pirate
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1913. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a large chip in the back panel.
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Price: $175.00
War: A Novel
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1913. First Edition. Minor foxing; near fine in a very good, soiled dust jacket. With color illustrations by Wyeth.
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Price: $175.00
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
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
Butterfield 8
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1935. First Edition. Near fine in a dust jacket with minor soiling and some tiny chips; with an unfaded spine; a better than usual example. The...
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Price: $4,000.00
The Grapes of Wrath
New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941. Reprint edition. A very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to William Faulkner's...
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Price: $7,500.00
Ten Little Niggers
London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Bookplate; light foxing and cloth fading; very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some tears and chips, the most serious of which...
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Price: $8,500.00
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
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
Thunderball
London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To Jonathan Miller from the Author.” Fleming, an antiquarian book collector himself, was...
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Price: $17,500.00
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
Trent's Own Case
London: Constable, 1936. First Edition. Goldstone bookplate; minor stains on endpapers; very good or better in dust jacket.
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Price: $500.00
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
Steamship Models
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1924. First Edition; quarto; one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Chatterton. A little foxing; fine in a dust jacket with minor wear.
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Price: $300.00
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
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
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 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 Dream Merchants
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to his publisher at Knopf, “To Nat [Zecher]...
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Price: $600.00