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The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
Typed Letter Signed to Gilbert Seldes
On his Beverly Hills letterhead, Oct. 8th, 1963, regarding the appearance of Evangelist Billy Graham on Benny’s television program, “...Am sure everyone was wondering what I was going to do...
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Price: $350.00
Bleak House
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. First American Edition. Two volumes; original publisher’s decorated cloth. Some cloth staining and wear; good to very good. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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Price: $950.00
Walt Whitman's Blue Book: The 1860-61 Leaves of Grass Containing His Manuscript Additions and Revisions
New York: New York Public Library, 1968. First Edition. Two volumes, the first of which is a facsimile of Whitman’s book, and the second of which prints Arthur Golden’s textual...
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Price: $250.00
Main Street. With Introduction by the Author. Illustrations by Grant Wood
Chicago [New York]: Lakeside Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1937. First Edition, thus. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by Grant Wood. This copy has been additionally signed by...
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Price: $1,850.00
Journey's End
London: Gollancz, 1929. Later printing. Bound with a printed cover label in home made wrappers (apparently wallpaper); very good. Some fifteen original individual photographs of the cast, in character, are...
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Price: $3,000.00
Letters of Tribute to William Gillette On The Occasion of His Farewell to the Stage In His Famous Creation "Sherlock Holmes"
An exceptionally large poster; 64 x 44”; backed with slightly larger linen for preservation, enabling it to be unrolled without damage. Numerous creases from folds; some small chips, tears and...
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Price: $6,000.00
Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier Francais de l'Epoque Carlovingienne a la Renaissance
Paris: Bance, Editeur, 1858. First Edition of the first volume in what was to become a six volume series by the French architect and theorist. Profusely illustrated in color and...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Broken Spoke
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $250.00
A Coffin For Dimitrios
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone.
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Price: $2,000.00
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
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
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
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 Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath
New York: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket.
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Price: $650.00
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
Original Typescript Poem, Signed
One page; titled “MY MAIDEN”; 24 lines; signed in ink by the author, “Celia Thaxter.” Folded twice; tender and splitting at the folds, but overall very good. Undated, but likely...
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Price: $1,500.00
Power
London: Jarrolds, 1933. First Edition. About fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $250.00
The Preacher of Cedar Mountain
Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1917. First Edition. Aside from a little foxing, a fine copy in the publisher’s illustrated cloth, and in the scarce dust jacket which has a number...
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Price: $375.00
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
The Glorious Nosebleed
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $200.00
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
Sweet Thursday
New York: Viking Press, 1954. Second printing. A near fine copy in dust jacket. An excellent presentation copy; inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author, “For Gene Kelley...
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Price: $5,000.00
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: Burroughs, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good in a slightly chipped dust jacket with a few small tears.
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Price: $350.00
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary: 1859-1959
Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. First Edition; American issue. A fine copy in a very lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed on a preliminary blank, “To Nathan Bengis, The 1964 winner...
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Price: $1,250.00
One Hundred Years of Solitude
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a second issue dust jacket (probably more accurately termed a “state” as first edition copies appear...
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Price: $1,250.00
Mountolive
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with very minor wear. Inscribed by the author in 1962.
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Price: $1,750.00
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
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 Incredulity of Father Brown
London: Cassell, 1926. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket; inscribed by Chesterton.
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Price: $2,850.00
Haunted Lives. A Novel
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868. First Edition. Three volumes; original publisher’s cloth; some cloth wear; spines cocked; occasional page staining and foxing; a good to very good set. This is a....
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Price: $15,000.00
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 Memoirs of a Little Monkey: The Diary of the Chimpanzee Ket
London: Sampson Low, 1930. First English Edition. Owner’s inscription; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $100.00
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
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
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
Now Wait For Last Year
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Minor cloth waterstaining; very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
North of Boston
New York: Henry Holt, 1915. First Edition printed in America; 1300 copies were issued. There was an American issue of 150 copies of 0the first (English) edition, printed in England...
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Price: $3,850.00
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
Beginning to End: A Selection from the works of Samuel Beckett. Adapted by Samuel Beckett and Jack MacGowran. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1988. First Edition; one of three hundred numbered copies signed by Beckett and Gorey. Fine; with the prospectus laid in.
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Price: $1,500.00