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Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan
London: Collins, 1946. First Edition. Front hinge cracking; small tape stain on front free endpaper; very good in dust jacket. Review copy; signed in full by the author.
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Price: $1,750.00
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The 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
What Makes Sammy Run?
New York: Random House, 1941. First Edition. Advance copy; bound in the dust jacket; spine faded; minor wear; at least very good; in a custom clamshell box. Contemporary presentation copy;...
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Price: $3,250.00
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1965. First Edition. Very slight marginal stains on a few leaves; a very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket; in a custom cloth...
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Price: $4,250.00
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
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
Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings
New York: D. Appleton, 1881. First Edition; third state. Finely bound early in the 20th century in full black morocco with an elaborately decorated spine; original spine and front cover...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
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
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph of Sir Edmund Hillary
1960. With Karsh’s stamp on the verso; 8 x 10”; in the photographers’s mount (10 x 12”), signed by the subject at the lower right “E.P. Hillary.” The mountaineer is...
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Price: $3,500.00
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
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
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
Fantasia of the Unconscious
New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1922. First Edition; preceding the English edition. Fine in a lightly used dust jacket with a small interior tape mend.
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Price: $1,000.00
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
The Glorious Nosebleed
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
The Silent Six
New York: George H. Doran, 1924. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with a number of small chips and tears.
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Price: $500.00
Taps at Reveille
New York: Scribners, 1935. First Edition; first printing; second state (with canceled leaves correcting misprints); one page torn; a very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom half-morocco clamshell...
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Price: $75,000.00
William Wetmore Story and His Friends
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1903. First Edition; two volumes; the English and American editions were issued simultaneously; BAL’s “setting A,” which evidence suggests is the earliest printing. Publisher’s cloth; some bubbling and...
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Price: $11,500.00
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
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 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 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
Two Typed Letters Signed to Gilbert Seldes
On New Yorker stationery Benchley writes on March 4th, 1935, “...The misunderstanding about the avuncular nature of my piece was natural, as Soglow drew much smaller children than I had...
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Price: $1,000.00
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
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
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 First Men In The Moon
London: George Newnes, 1901. First English Edition; first binding. An extraordinary copy in the rare dust jacket. Aside from minor dust soiling of the edges and slight bumping at the...
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Price: $75,000.00
Death in the South Atlantic: The Last Voyage of the Graf Spee
New York: Rinehart, 1957. First American Edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket. Powell is best known for The Red Shoes, but this book was preceded by his...
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Price: $75.00
Leaves of Grass
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. BAL 21418. Printing B (”probably in this sequence” - 508 copies were printed). This edition was suppressed upon threats from authorities for supposed “obscene” content...
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Price: $5,500.00
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
7 Ans D'Aventures au Tibet
Paris: Arthaud, 1953. First French Edition. Publisher’s wrappers; a little musty; near fine in a very good dust jacket. Gratefully inscribed by Harrer to his American publisher “to whom I....
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Price: $3,000.00
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
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 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
Taps at Reveille
New York: Scribner's, 1935. First Edition; first state. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light edge wear.
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Price: $17,500.00
A Clockwork Orange
London: Heinemann, 1962. First Edition; first issue binding (black cloth). Bookplate; top edge a little spotted; tiny stain on front free endpaper; in a first issue dust jacket (priced at...
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Price: $3,250.00
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
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