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Original Gag Cartoon
Undated (probably 1960s); a finished drawing in black and white wash on illustration board; approximately 13 x 14”; signed “Chas Addams.” At the bottom right hand margin is a pencil note “AD #11. Interior Demons. Due Oct. 1, 60.2%” A man opens wardrobe doors and observes miniature men apparently residing... [Book #23199P]
Price: $5,000.00
Original Gag Cartoon. CHARLES ADDAMS.
2.
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 an Egyptian who wrote in French. [Book #11529P]
Price: $200.00
The Naked King. ALBERT ADES.
3.
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. Ownership inscription; very good or a little better in a very good dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and some chips and tears; those at the top of the spine affect, but don’t obliterate, “Let.”. [Book #25925P]
Price: $4,250.00
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. JAMES AGEE, WALKER EVANS.
4.
Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession of Russian America to the United States
Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. First Edition. Original wrappers; minor foxing and wear; an excellent copy, complete with the folding map inside the front cover (short tear at one margin). It was Sumner’s influence in the Senate that was instrumental in approving the purchase negotiated and promoted... [Book #19008P]
Price: $2,750.00
Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession of Russian America to the United States. ALASKA, CHARLES SUMNER.
5.
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” photograph detail of Richardson’s Austin Hall at Harvard (”Specimen of Gelatine Plate, Issued with the Gelatine Edition”). Opposite is a.... [Book #23197P]
Price: $500.00
Original Folder and Display for the American Architect and Building News. ARCHITECTURE, ANONYMOUS.
6.
Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate
Sao Paulo, Brazil: Gerth Todtmann, 1948. First Edition. Text in English and in Portuguese. Cloth discolored; very good in a heavily chipped dust jacket. [Book #25659P]
Price: $2,500.00
Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate. ARCHITECTURE, RICHARD NEUTRA.
7.
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. [Book #12070P]
Price: $400.00
The L-Shaped Room. LYNN REID BANKS.
8.
The Real Billy Sunday
Chicago: Revell, 1914. First Edition; publisher’s illustrated cloth; very good. “The Baseball Evangelist.”. [Book #26886P]
Price: $75.00
The Real Billy Sunday. BASEBALL, ELIJAH J. BROWN.
9.
Inscribed Portait Photograph
8 x 10". C. 1940. Signed by the photographer at the bottom margin, "G. Maillard Kesslere," and with his copyright stamp on the verso. An excellent image; inscribed in black ink on the dark portion of his suit by Berlin. [Book #11442P]
Price: $875.00
Inscribed Portait Photograph. IRVING BERLIN.
10.
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath
New York: Dutton, 1916. First American Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. [Book #17541P]
Price: $650.00
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath. ALGERNON BLACKWOOD.
11.
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. [Book #26881P]
Price: $50.00
The Stunt Man. PAUL BRODEUR.
12.
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 spine, which is missing part of the title. [Book #18040P]
Price: $5,000.00
Little Caesar. W. R. BURNETT.
13.
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 another book; numerous editorial annotations in the text, probably for reprinting or serialization; minor soiling. [Book #18906P]
Price: $5,000.00
Little Caesar. W. R. BURNETT.
14.
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. [Book #12829P]
Price: $300.00
Tarzan Triumphant. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
15.
Tarzan Triumphant
Tarzana: Burroughs, Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good in a slightly chipped dust jacket with a few small tears. [Book #26334N]
Price: $350.00
Tarzan Triumphant. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
16.
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. [Book #12667P]
Price: $1,750.00
Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan. AGATHA CHRISTIE.
17.
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 the chair at my lecture on the 5th of Nov. (afternoon) at the St. James Hall. I shall be much... [Book #16229P]
Price: $9,500.00
Signed Holograph Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL.
18.
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 newspapers today - I hope they are well-founded, - that we are to have a British Consul General in Berlin!... [Book #16231P]
Price: $6,500.00
Signed Letter to Arthur Conan Doyle. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL.
19.
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. [Book #12869P]
Price: $250.00
The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon and Other Humorous Tales. RICHARD S. CONNELL.
20.
Silence for the Murderer
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. First Edition. Fine in a dust jacket with some tiny chips. [Book #12368P]
Price: $450.00
Silence for the Murderer. FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS.
21.
Sudden Death
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First American Edition. Ownership signature; very good in a dust jacket with a large chip at the top of the front panel. [Book #12053P]
Price: $650.00
Sudden Death. FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS.
22.
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.” Queen’s Quorum. Cloth a bit spotted; very good or a little better in a price-clipped dust jacket. [Book #24325P]
Price: $7,500.00
Someone Like You. ROALD DAHL.
23.
Now Wait For Last Year
Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Minor cloth waterstaining; very good in dust jacket. [Book #26617P]
Price: $275.00
Now Wait For Last Year. PHILIP K. DICK.
24.
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. [Book #20492P]
Price: $950.00
Bleak House. CHARLES DICKENS.
25.
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger
Culver City: MGM Studios, 1934. Original dupicated script for the 1935 film. This copy was originally designated for the use of the research director, but was later utilized to produce one of 10 prize copies for a slogan contest in the English fan magazine, “Picturegoer.” A clipping from that periodical... [Book #20218P]
Price: $12,500.00
The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger. CHARLES DICKENS, METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER.


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