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Jonathan Troy
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954. First Edition of the author’s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear and very slight spine fading. [Book #26466P]
Price: $5,000.00
Jonathan Troy. EDWARD ABBEY.
2.
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.
3.
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. [Book #12747P]
Price: $2,000.00
A Coffin For Dimitrios. ERIC AMBLER.
4.
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.
5.
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; publisher’s red pebble-grained morocco; all edges gilt; thick, beveled boards; raised bands; elaborate gilt decoration on the boards and the... [Book #26052P]
Price: $35,000.00
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. AMERICANA, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL MCKENNEY.
6.
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.
7.
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.
8.
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.
9.
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 the New York version of Brendan Behan 13 ix 60.” Behan, almost from his first step ashore, took to New... [Book #26456P]
Price: $3,500.00
Borstal Boy. BRENDAN BEHAN.
10.
Hold Your Hour and Have Another
London: Hutchinson, 1963. First Edition. Owner’s inscription; fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket. [Book #26847P]
Price: $100.00
Hold Your Hour and Have Another. BRENDAN BEHAN.
11.
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.
12.
Trent's Own Case
London: Constable, 1936. First Edition. Goldstone bookplate; minor stains on endpapers; very good or better in dust jacket. [Book #24290N]
Price: $500.00
Trent's Own Case. E. C. BENTLEY, ALLEN H. WARNER.
13.
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.
14.
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.
15.
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.
16.
A Clockwork Orange
London: Heinemann, 1962. First Edition; first issue binding (black cloth). Bookplate; top edge a little spotted; tiny stain on front free endpaper; in a first issue dust jacket (priced at 16s), with staining on the verso that only faintly shows on the surface. [Book #22599P]
Price: $3,250.00
A Clockwork Orange. ANTHONY BURGESS.
17.
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.
18.
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 1875. Printed wrappers; some chips, tears, and soiling; very good. Hardly surprising at the time, the book was printed in Montreal. [Book #26431P]
Price: $1,000.00
Preliminary Investigation and Trial of Ambroise D. Lepine for the Murder of Thomas Scott. CANADIANA, ELLIOTT AND BROKOVSKI.
19.
Daredevil
London: Ward, Lock, 1929. First Edition. A few tiny cloth spots; very good to fine; in a custom clamshell box; Kaye bookplate. Presentation copy; with an exceptional inscription from the author to his mother, “To Mother - with my love. An unlimited edition has been specially prepared for private circulation... [Book #18255P]
Price: $2,500.00
Daredevil. LESLIE CHARTERIS.
20.
The Mystery of the Blue Train
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1928. First American Edition. Front hinge weak, else near fine in a bright and clean dust jacket with a crease down the center of the spine. [Book #17903P]
Price: $3,000.00
The Mystery of the Blue Train. AGATHA CHRISTIE.
21.
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.
22.
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. [Book #26618P]
Price: $500.00
A Scanner Darkly. PHILIP K. DICK.
23.
Time Out Of Joint
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1966. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with residue from a removed sticker on the front flap; very light wear and tear, and a very slightly faded spine. [Book #26619P]
Price: $750.00
Time Out Of Joint. 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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