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Borstal Boy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First American Edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips. Presentation copy to his New York publicist, “To Abner, who created...
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Price: $3,500.00
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...
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Price: $6,500.00
Les Echanges Malandreux
Worcester, Massachusetts: Metacom Press, 1985. First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers. One of 500 numbered copies, signed by Gorey.
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Price: $875.00
Waterloo: A Drama in One Act
London: Samuel French, 1907. First Edition; third issue (per Green and Gibson’s Addenda in the second edition of their bibliography). Publisher’s wrappers; very good.
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Price: $400.00
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
Dangling Man
New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light wear.
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Price: $4,000.00
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
Moonraker
London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First Edition of the third Bond book. This copy has “shoot” on page 10; no priority has been positively established, nor, for that matter, can one...
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Price: $10,000.00
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
The Town and the City by John Kerouac
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. First Edition of Kerouac’s first book. A near fine copy in a good dust jacket with wear, tear, and chipping. An excellent presentation copy; inscribed...
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Price: $7,500.00
The Decoy
London: Collins, 1927. First Edition; presumably a second issue priced at 3/6, rather than the usual 7/6. Very good to fine in dust jacket. A crime story set in France; in Hubin.
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Price: $100.00
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
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 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...
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Price: $875.00
Typed Letter, Signed, With A Unit Shoulder Patch
On Headquarters Army Ground Forces stationery, Stilwell replies to a young correspondent on 30 January, 1945, “I had a note from your father the other day, and am sending you...
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Price: $2,850.00
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
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...
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Price: $16,500.00
To A God Unknown
New York: Robert Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Just a touch of fading at the edges; a fine copy in a dust jacket with two tiny tears at the bottom of...
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Price: $9,500.00
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 High Barbaree
Boston: Little, Brown, 1945. First Edition. Fine in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by Hall in the month of publication.
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Price: $750.00
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
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
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
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
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
The Utter Zoo
New York: Meredith Press, 1967. First Edition. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $275.00
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
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
Ten Little Niggers
London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Bookplate; light foxing and cloth fading; very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some tears and chips, the most serious of which...
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Price: $8,500.00
The Naked King
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924. First American Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a thumb-nail sized chip at the bottom of the spine. The author was...
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Price: $200.00
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
Exiles: A Play in Three Acts
New York: Huebsch, 1918. First American Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a small gouge in the center of the spine in...
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Price: $10,000.00
Three Pairs of Silk Stockings: A Novel of the Life on the Educated Class Under the Soviet. Translated by Leonide Zarine. Introduction by Stephen Graham
London: Ernest Benn, 1931. First English Edition. Goldstone bookplate; minor staining on the endpapers; near fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $300.00
The Dong With a Luminous Nose. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York: Young Scott Books, 1969. First Edition, thus. Fine in dust jacket.
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Price: $175.00
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
Inscribed Photograph
Approximately 10 x 13”; framed and glazed. Fields and his co-star and miniature arch-nemesis Baby Le Roy are depicted riding tricycles on the movie lot, most likely during the filming...
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Price: $4,500.00
The Outsider and Others
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a quarter-inch of chipping along the foot...
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Price: $40,000.00
Preliminary Investigation and Trial of Ambroise D. Lepine for the Murder of Thomas Scott
Winnipeg, Manitoba: Messrs. Elliott and Brokovski of the Canadian Press, 1875. First Edition. While the front wrapper and title page are dated 1874, the copyright page and preface are dated...
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Price: $1,000.00
The Listing Attic
New York: Duell, Sloan (and Boston: Little, Brown), 1954. First Edition. Very good plus in a price-clipped dust jacket.
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Price: $375.00
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