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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
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
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
The Water Flowers
New York: Congdon & Weed, 1982. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
Mr. Justice Raffles
New York: Scribner’s, 1909. First American Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in the rare dust jacket, which has chips along the edges.
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Price: $1,250.00
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
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
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 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
London: George Newnes, 1892 & 1894. First Editions. Two volumes; publisher’s decorated cloth. The Adventures is a very good copy; some rubbing and with cracking hinges. The Memoirs has a....
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Price: $9,500.00
I Am A Camera
New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Near fine in a torn dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to an original cast member, “Marian [Winters], With much love...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Dream Merchants
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to his publisher at Knopf, “To Nat [Zecher]...
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Price: $600.00
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
Six Crises
Garden City: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Very good or better in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To George M. Shapiro, with appreciation for his...
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Price: $1,250.00
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
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
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
A Blunt Instrument
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928. First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with small chips and old tape mends inside the top and bottom of the spine.
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Price: $1,000.00
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
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
A Hero of the Mutiny
London: W. & R. Chambers, n.d. [1913]. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
Lassie Come-Home. Illustrated by Margaret Kirmse
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1940. First Edition. Gift inscription; a fine copy in a good to very good dust jacket with with some chipping. Basis for the 1943 movie that...
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Price: $650.00
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
The Glorious Nosebleed
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi
Cincinnati: John Church Co. 1914. First Edition of this musical score; with lyrics by Fitzgerald. Bruccoli A2; preceded only by a script printed for the cast. Publisher's printed stiff wrappers...
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Price: $3,000.00
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
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Price: $75.00
Pal Joey
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. Basis for the musical and the film of the same title.
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Price: $2,500.00
An Evening with Ninon...Decorations by Boris Artzybasheff
New York: Harbor Press, 1941. First Edition. Presentation copy; inscribed by How. A publisher’s announcement and a one page holograph letter (with the original envelope) by How are laid in...
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Price: $65.00
Steamship Models
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1924. First Edition; quarto; one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Chatterton. A little foxing; fine in a dust jacket with minor wear.
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Price: $300.00
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
Caught!
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. An innocent woman in the big city.
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Price: $150.00
Silence for the Murderer
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. First Edition. Fine in a dust jacket with some tiny chips.
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Price: $450.00
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
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
Warrior of the Dawn
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1943. First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a faded spine. The author is best known for his hardboiled detective novels.
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Price: $50.00
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
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
Babbitt
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922. First Edition; first state. A small hole in the front hinge; minor edge spotting; a very good copy. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To...
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Price: $2,000.00
Holograph Note to William S. Burroughs
Writing on the back of an envelope addressed to Burroughs, postmarked March 22, 1988 in Eugene Oregon, “Dear Bill - This is from the members of my novel class. They...
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Price: $875.00
An Archive Relating to the Career of Broadway Actress Marian Winters
Most significantly, this archive contains seven holograph letters from Tyrone Power (signed “Tyrone”); 13 pages in total. One is dated 1954, and the others, while undated, are also from the...
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Price: $3,750.00
The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon and Other Humorous Tales
New York: George H. Doran, 1922. First Edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket; presentation copy, inscribed by the author.
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Price: $250.00