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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.
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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 bands with gilt lettering and decoration in gilt and blind. The spines are very slightly faded; near fine... [Book #25836P]
Price: $1,250.00
The Works of...Joseph Addison. With Notes by Richard Hurd. JOSEPH ADDISON.
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Original United States Flag, issued after the admission of the State of Colorado
The 38th state joined the union on August 1, 1876 (thereafter often called the “Centennial State”). This flag measures approximately 17 x 23 1/2”, printed on what appears to be silk; some stains, minor fading and fraying; very good. Probably an early example: 34 of the stars are arranged on... [Book #23284P]
Price: $3,250.00
Original United States Flag, issued after the admission of the State of Colorado. AMERICANA.
4.
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.
5.
Pebble In The Sky
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition of the author's first book. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some interior tape strengthening at the edges; inscribed by the author in 1981. [Book #12633P]
Price: $1,650.00
Pebble In The Sky. ISAAC ASIMOV.
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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 inches, mounted on 8 x 12 inch cardstock with printed titles beneath. Photographs include the manufacturing plants at Adlershof and... [Book #22415P]
Price: $9,500.00
Roland-Flugzeuge 1914-1917 der Luft-Fahzeug-Gesellschaft m.b.H. Abteilung Flugzeugbau Kaiserdamm, Charlottenburg. AVIATION.
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Nouvelles Recherches Sur La Resistance de L'Air et L'Aviation
Paris: H. Dunod et E. Pinat, 1914. First Edition. Folio; two volumes; publisher’s cloth (minor wear); very good; the inside front cover of each volume has the ownership stamp of Capt. Hugo Sundstedt, pioneer Swedish aviator. [Book #20433P]
Price: $2,500.00
Nouvelles Recherches Sur La Resistance de L'Air et L'Aviation. AVIATION, G. EIFFEL.
8.
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. [Book #26463P]
Price: $4,000.00
Dangling Man. SAUL BELLOW.
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Two Typed Letters Signed to Gilbert Seldes
On New Yorker stationery Benchley writes on March 4th, 1935, “...The misunderstanding about the avuncular nature of my piece was natural, as Soglow drew much smaller children than I had in mind....I didn’t know that the younger ones roamed in and out of the house as ominously. Evidently Soglow did...But... [Book #23484P]
Price: $1,000.00
Two Typed Letters Signed to Gilbert Seldes. ROBERT BENCHLEY.
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 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. [Book #26455P]
Price: $750.00
The Quests of Paul Beck. M. MCDONNELL BODKIN.
12.
The Crucible of Time
New York: Del Rey, 1982. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Signed by the author. [Book #26712P]
Price: $75.00
The Crucible of Time. JOHN BRUNNER.
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.
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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 ink blot on the front flap. The second volume is in good to very good condition. [Book #30078P]
Price: $500.00
The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen. HOWARD AND A. C. MACE CARTER.
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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 physician and medical missionary Samuel F. Green, brother of first Park Commissioner Andrew H. Green. Profusely illustrated with two large... [Book #25691P]
Price: $5,000.00
First Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks for the Year Ending May 1, 1871. CENTRAL PARK, ANONYMOUS.
16.
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 review slip laid in. In a custom full morocco box. [Book #14249J]
Price: $12,500.00
Farewell, My Lovely. RAYMOND CHANDLER.
17.
The Incredulity of Father Brown
London: Cassell, 1926. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket; inscribed by Chesterton. [Book #12570P]
Price: $2,850.00
The Incredulity of Father Brown. G. K. CHESTERTON.
18.
The Laughing Bird. Pictures by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: Sterling Press, 1959. First Edition. Very good in dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “To Melinda from Anne Marie, 1960.”. [Book #26895P]
Price: $50.00
The Laughing Bird. Pictures by Anne Marie Jauss. CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANITA HEWITT.
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Chinese Nights' Entertainments: Forty Stories Told by Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance of The Strayed Arrow. Illustrated by Chinese Artists
New York: Putnam’s, 1893. First Edition? (presumably; the date is in the copyright notice, but not on the title page). Publisher’s illustrated cloth; some soiling and spotting; very good. [Book #26888P]
Price: $100.00
Chinese Nights' Entertainments: Forty Stories Told by Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance of The Strayed Arrow. Illustrated by Chinese Artists. CHINA, ADELE M. FIELDE.
20.
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 is a triangular fingernail-sized one at the top of the front panel. A highly politically incorrect title even when published;... [Book #19986P]
Price: $8,500.00
Ten Little Niggers. AGATHA CHRISTIE.
21.
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.
22.
The Bridge. A Poem. With Three Photographs by Walker Evans
Paris: Black Sun Press, 1930. First Edition; one of 50 copies printed on Japan vellum, signed by Crane. Connolly 100. By happy coincidence, Evans and Crane met at the Brooklyn Bridge. It was Crane’s choice to use these three photographs, previously unpublished, with his poem, a modest collaboration at the... [Book #21779P]
Price: $50,000.00
The Bridge. A Poem. With Three Photographs by Walker Evans. HART CRANE.
23.
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.
24.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition; first issue. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear. One of a few children’s books of the last half of the twentieth-century with legitimate claim to classic status, this chronicle of the adventures of Willy Wonka, generally found well-worn... [Book #24324P]
Price: $8,500.00
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. ROALD DAHL.
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Kiss, Kiss
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. A bit of foxing and cloth spotting; very good or better in dust jacket. Signed by Dahl in 1960. [Book #24326P]
Price: $2,000.00
Kiss, Kiss. ROALD DAHL.


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