Peter L. Stern and Company, Inc.
Antiquarian Booksellers
The Mysterious Card/ The Mysterious Card Unveiled
Boston: Small, Maynard, 1895, 1896 [actually 1912]. First Edition. Two short stories; in Bleiler. The paper seal is still bound in around the second story, but has been broken. Very...
more info
Price: $750.00
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.
more info
Price: $200.00
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.
more info
Price: $250.00
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...
more info
Price: $875.00
Someone Like You
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. First Edition. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “For our Friend Jean from Patricia/ Olivia/ Tessa* and Roald Feb. 1958 *She wrote the book.”...
more info
Price: $7,500.00
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Primarily in a secretarial hand, on Board of Trade stationery, 5 Oct (no year), “I am very glad you have turned your attention to the Congo...There are rumours in the...
more info
Price: $6,500.00
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.
more info
Price: $1,000.00
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;...
more info
Price: $35,000.00
Little Caesar
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition; advance copy, consisting of the signatures bound in a plain paper wrapper. Some penciled notes on the first blank regarding...
more info
Price: $5,000.00
The Beautiful and Damned
New York: Scribner’s, 1922. First Edition; first printing; in a first printing dust jacket. Aside from minor offsetting on the front endpapers, very nearly fine. The dust jacket has several...
more info
Price: $22,500.00
The Camera Fiend
New York: Scribner’s, 1911. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a thumbnail-sized chip at the top right hand corner of the front panel and two...
more info
Price: $875.00
Slan
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951. Revised edition. Fine in a very lightly worn dust jacket. Inscribed by the author.
more info
Price: $275.00
Signed Holograph Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle
Written from London on the 27th of October, 1900, Churchill invites Doyle to introduce an upcoming lecture, “Dear Dr. Conan Doyle, It will be very kind if you will take...
more info
Price: $9,500.00
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...
more info
Price: $875.00
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...
more info
Price: $9,500.00
The Remembered Visit
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Review copy; with the publisher’s slip laid in.
more info
Price: $200.00
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”...
more info
Price: $1,150.00
The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
New York: Cameron & Kahn, 1955. First Edition. Spine cloth mended; very good in dust jacket, and in a publisher’s slipcase (cracked) with the Rockwell Kent illustrated jacket front panel...
more info
Price: $1,750.00
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.
more info
Price: $1,250.00
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...
more info
Price: $2,000.00
The Dream Detective
London: Jarrolds, n.d. [1920]. First Edition. Minor cloth spotting; spine faded; very good. Queen's Quorum.
more info
Price: $500.00
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...
more info
Price: $5,500.00
Bob Wade's Texas
Dallas: Daddy-O Productions, 1976. First Edition. Consisting of 150 individually captioned color xeroxes, with a signed copyright page and a leaf of introduction; bound into limp cowhide with decorative brads;...
more info
Price: $7,500.00
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Boston: John P. Jewett, 1852. First Edition; first printing. Two volumes; publisher's cloth. Spine ends strengthened; bookplates removed from front pastedowns; minor staining and foxing; tiny corner clipping on the...
more info
Price: $16,500.00
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...
more info
Price: $650.00
These Thirteen
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition. Bottom edge a little worn, else near fine in a dust jacket with a tiny chip at the bottom right-hand...
more info
Price: $2,000.00
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”...
more info
Price: $500.00
The Haunted Inn: A Play in Four Acts. Translated by Isaac Goldberg
Boston: Luce, 1921. First Edition. Fine in a lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket.
more info
Price: $300.00
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...
more info
Price: $30,000.00
The Whole Man
New York: Walker & Co. 1964. First American Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author in 1975.
more info
Price: $125.00
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...
more info
Price: $4,500.00
The Headless Lady
New York: Putnam's, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some minor tape stains.
more info
Price: $600.00
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.
more info
Price: $5,500.00
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...
more info
Price: $350.00
A Scanner Darkly
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Corners very slightly bumped; fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a small price sticker and a very slightly faded spine.
more info
Price: $500.00
The Wild Palms
London: Chatto & Windus, 1939. First English Edition. Ownership signature; near fine in a dust jacket with light soiling and wear.
more info
Price: $1,350.00
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...
more info
Price: $20,000.00
Fletcher and Zenobia Save the Circus. Illustrated by Victoria Chess
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
more info
Price: $165.00
The Shockwave Rider
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First Edition. Very good plus in a dust jacket. with a faded spine.
more info
Price: $50.00
Easter Hymns
Boston: Lockwood, Brooks and Company, 1876. First Edition. Publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good.
more info
Price: $75.00