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Fishing Boats & Barges From the Thames to Land's End. Twenty Woodcuts by C.A. Wilkinson
London: John Lane, 1922. First Edition; quarto. A little foxing; tiny ink number at the top of the title page; near fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
Toward The Morning
New York: Rinehart & Co. 1948. First Edition. With a jacket design and frontispiece by Wyeth. Presentation copy; inscribed by the illustrator, “For Bayard, who runs a swell shop, from...
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Price: $1,000.00
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
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
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
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
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
The Knave of Hearts. With Pictures by Maxfield Parrish
Racine, Wisconsin: Artist and Writers Guild, 1925. Small folio; original publisher’s wrappers; spiral-bound. Aside from some very minor spots, nearly a fine copy.
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Price: $875.00
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
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
Wise Blood
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1952. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with some tiny chips and light wear and tear.
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Price: $2,750.00
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
Rodney Stone
London: Smith, Elder, 1896. First Edition. Bottom of spine chipped, else very good. Inscribed by the author a day before publication, “With A Conan Doyle’s kind regards Nov 12/96/.”...
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Price: $2,750.00
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
A Scanner Darkly
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Corners very slightly bumped; fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a small price sticker and a very slightly faded spine.
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Price: $500.00
Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate
Sao Paulo, Brazil: Gerth Todtmann, 1948. First Edition. Text in English and in Portuguese. Cloth discolored; very good in a heavily chipped dust jacket.
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Price: $2,500.00
Daredevil
London: Ward, Lock, 1929. First Edition. A few tiny cloth spots; very good to fine; in a custom clamshell box; Kaye bookplate. Presentation copy; with an exceptional inscription from the...
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Price: $2,500.00
Sam and Emma. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Parents’ Magazine Press, 1971. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
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 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
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
Jonathan Troy
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear and very slight spine fading.
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Price: $5,000.00
Men Without Women
New York: Scribner’s, 1927. First Edition; first printing. Very good in dust jacket. With Glenway Wescott’s ownership label. Contains “The Killers” and other stories.
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Price: $9,500.00
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 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 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
The Second Common Reader
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1932. First American Edition. A fine copy in a very lightly used dust jacket; in a custom quarter morocco slipcase; presentation copy; inscribed by Woolf two...
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Price: $13,500.00
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
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
Kiss, Kiss
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. A bit of foxing and cloth spotting; very good or better in dust jacket. Signed by Dahl in 1960.
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Price: $2,000.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00