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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
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
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 Tunnel Calamity
New York: Putnam’s, 1984. First Edition of this peep show. Very good plus.
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Price: $250.00
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 D.A. Calls It Murder
New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Edition. Slight foxing; some cloth waterstaining; else very good in a worn and torn dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to one...
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Price: $1,750.00
The Fifth Column: A Play in Three Acts
New York: Scribner’s, 1940. First Edition. A scarce book, of which only 1174 copies were printed. Front endpapers browned from a formerly laid in newspaper clipping, else near fine in...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
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
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
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
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
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition; first issue. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear. One of a few children’s books of the last half...
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Price: $8,500.00
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 Water Engine and Mr. Happiness
New York: Grove Press, 1978. First (Hardcover) Edition. Minor staining; near fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $300.00
The Other Statue
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. First Edition. Fine in a dust jacket with a little browning. In a custom cloth slipcase.
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Price: $125.00
Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. Second edition; two volumes. Publisher’s paper-covered boards with paper spine labels; spines and labels chipped; minor stains; short tear at the margin of the...
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Price: $75,000.00
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
Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1833. First Edition. Two volumes; one map, one chart, and 9 other plates, four of which are hand colored. The map shows some primitive repairs;...
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Price: $2,500.00
Pebble In The Sky
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition of the author's first book. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some interior tape strengthening at the edges; inscribed by the...
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Price: $1,650.00
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 Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah
London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. First Edition of a rare book; publisher’s printed green wrappers; minor creasing, soiling and wear; at least a very...
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Price: $30,000.00
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
The Invisible Man
New York: Edward Arnold, 1897. First American Edition; with some minor textual differences and an epilogue not included in the English edition. Some cloth soiling and wear; some old, hardly...
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Price: $45,000.00
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
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
To A God Unknown
New York: Robert Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Just a touch of fading at the edges; a fine copy in a dust jacket with two tiny tears at the bottom of...
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Price: $9,500.00
The Bride Wore Black
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Some cloth spotting and wear; ink date and number on the front free endpaper; a very good copy in a price-clipped dust...
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Price: $8,500.00
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
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
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
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
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
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Riffian: A Novel
Boston: Little, Brown, 1933. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. The author became a popular writer on anthropology.
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Price: $200.00
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
American Buffalo
New York: Grove Press, 1978. First (Hardcover) Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
The Pageant
London: Henry & Co, 1897. First Edition of the second volume of this annual publication; the first volume was issued a year earlier in the same format. Cloth spotted; some...
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Price: $1,500.00
Laughter in the Dark
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. First American Edition; first binding. A little cloth wear; very good in a dust jacket with very moderate rubbing and soiling.
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Price: $3,000.00
The Man In The Brown Suit
London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1924. First Edition. Aside from very minor foxing, a fine, clean copy.
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Price: $2,850.00