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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
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
The Wild Palms
London: Chatto & Windus, 1939. First English Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in a dust jacket with light soiling and wear.
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Price: $1,350.00
The Big Knockover. Selected Stories and Short Novels. Edited and with an Introduction by Lillian Hellman
New York: Random House, 1966. First Edition. Inscribed by Lillian Hellman to Norman Mailer, “For Norman, With love, Lillian.” Just very good in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell...
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Price: $1,750.00
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
Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Revised, corrected, and illustrated with a new introduction by the author [bound with Schiller's The Ghost-Seer]
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Third edition; first illustrated edition; publisher’s cloth and spine labels; crack in the back board; some cloth wear and rubbing to the spine...
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Price: $14,500.00
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears.
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Price: $4,250.00
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
Crusade in Europe
Garden City: Doubleday, 1948. First Edition. One of 1426 numbered copies signed by Eisenhower on the facsimile of the D-Day Order of the Day. A fine copy in the original...
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Price: $11,500.00
Telephone Despatch Co. (Bell's Patents)...List of Subscribers Connected With the Central Office Exchange System
Boston: Telephone Despatch Co. n.d. [c. 1890]. Original printed wrappers; 52 pages; minor wear; inscribed by the company manager. One of the earliest Boston phone directories, listing about 800 subscribers...
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Price: $2,000.00
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
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
Some Buried Caesar
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939. First Edition. Very good in a good to very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $2,000.00
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
First Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks for the Year Ending May 1, 1871
New York: William C. Bryant & Co. 1871. First Edition of the comprehensive first report on New York City's public parks; with the ownership signature inside the front cover of...
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Price: $5,000.00
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 Glorious Nosebleed
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
The Moon Is Down
New York: Viking Press, 1942. First Edition; first state (printing?) of page 112. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Presented by the author to the senior editor at Viking...
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Price: $4,500.00
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
The Whole Man
New York: Walker & Co. 1964. First American Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author in 1975.
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Price: $125.00
Georgy Girl
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same title.
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Price: $650.00
Fields for President
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1940. First Edition. Cloth staining along the top of the front and back boards; very good in a dust jacket with a faded spine.
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Price: $650.00
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
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 Bigamous Spouse
New York: Wm. Morrow, 1961. First Edition. A very good copy in dust jacket. Inscribed warmly by the author.
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Price: $350.00
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
Country Sketches for City Dwellers
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1908. First Edition. The color pictures and text are by Rawnsley. Bookplate; minor foxing; about fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
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 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Publisher’s green cloth. This is an early a copy with the following points: p. , “Him and another man” incorrectly listed...
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Price: $10,000.00
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. Third printing. Inscribed by the author, “To The Good Samaritans from Ian Fleming.” Owner’s inscription; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $8,000.00
Go, Get 'Em!
Boston: L.C. Page, 1918. First Edition. A very good copy; with the author’s presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, apparently to a fellow W.W. I flyer, “Sept. 12, 1918...
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Price: $5,000.00
The Devil's Lottery
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1931. First Edition. Small stamp on the front free endpaper; near fine in a very good dust jacket. What happens to the winners of a lottery.
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Price: $100.00
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
The Works of...Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. “New Edition.” Six volumes; bound (Sotheran’s) in green full straight grain morocco; all edges gilt; covers decorated in blind with gilt borders; raised...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley
Garden City: Crime Club, 1929. First American Edition. Very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some minor chipping and a waterstain on the front panel. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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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
The Broken Spoke
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. First Edition. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket and the publisher’s slipcase.
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Price: $650.00
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
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