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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
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
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
Loser Takes All
London: Heinemann, 1955. First Edition. Aside from a little foxing and some faint cloth spotting, a fine copy in a dust jacket with foxing on the verso, showing through a....
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Price: $875.00
The Vinegar Works: The Insect God; The West Wing; The Gashlycrumb Tinies
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Editions; three volumes. Only very slight rubbing to the books and the slipcase. Review copy.
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Price: $575.00
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $125.00
A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man
New York: The Viking Press and B.W. Huebsch, 1925. Sixth printing; September, 1925. A very good copy. This was the first printing of this title to bear the Viking Press...
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Price: $500.00
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
A Girl Ought to Work
New York: Harrison Smith, 1932. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
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
The Last Tycoon
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. A little musty; just very good in dust jacket.
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Price: $2,250.00
Little Caesar
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/ The Dial Press, 1929. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some chipping, most seriously at the top of the...
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Price: $5,000.00
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
Arms and the Covenant
London: George G. Harrap, 1938. First Edition; 5000 copies were printed. A fine copy in a jacket with light wear and tear; in a custom clamshell box. Inscribed by the...
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Price: $17,500.00
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...
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Price: $9,500.00
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
All The Sad Young Men
New York: Scribner's, 1926. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with just the slightest wear. The jacket illustration has a little of the battering to the lips...
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Price: $6,500.00
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
The Crucible of Time
New York: Del Rey, 1982. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $75.00
Farewell, My Lovely
New York: Knopf, 1940. First Edition; advance reading copy in wrappers. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone, and, in the opinion of many, his best book. Only minute wear; a fine copy with the...
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Price: $12,500.00
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
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
Power
London: Jarrolds, 1933. First Edition. About fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $250.00
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
Original Hand-Colored Lithograph, "St. Patrick's Day in America"
New York: Thomas Kelly, 1874. Approximately 26 x 20”; contemporarily framed and glazed, overall approximately 25 x 30”; the frame is wood with an inner moulding in gilt (some scrapes...
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Price: $3,500.00
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 Water Flowers
New York: Congdon & Weed, 1982. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author.
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Price: $275.00
Vanderbilt Clinic
New York: Presbyterian Hospital, 1947. First Edition. Wrappers; only minute wear; a fine copy. Written by Steinbeck in appreciation of the care shown to him and his family by the hospital.
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Price: $875.00
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
The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen
New York: George H. Doran, 1923 & 1927. First American Editions; two volumes. Volume one is very good in a very good dust jacket, which is chipped and has an...
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Price: $500.00
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...
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Price: $22,500.00
The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986. First Edition, thus. Publisher’s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. Included are two original 8 x....
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Price: $2,750.00
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
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
Original Cartoon Drawing
Approximately 16 x 22”; framed and glazed; wash on illustration board. The drawing depicts lines of West Point cadets; a sergeant-major looks at his watch, consulting another sergeant; typed caption...
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Price: $1,500.00
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 Mill On The Floss
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1860. First Edition; three volumes; original publisher’s cloth; without the ad leaf in volume one (Carter’s first state); publisher’s catalogue in volume three; endpapers replaced at what appears...
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Price: $1,650.00
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
The Yellow Book
London: John Lane, Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1894-1897. Vols. I - XIII. Thirteen volumes (all published) in the original publisher’s yellow decorated cloth. Minor foxing, soiling and wear; bookplates...
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Price: $4,000.00
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