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1.
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.
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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.
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.
The Other Kind of Girl
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1914. First Edition of this purported autobiography of a prostitute. The introduction is strongly feminist, “A new era has come. The Sisterhood of Woman is the new cry. When women come into their own they will stand shoulder to shoulder and refuse to let their sisters... [Book #26132P]
Price: $2,000.00
The Other Kind of Girl. ANONYMOUS.
5.
Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1833. First Edition. Two volumes; one map, one chart, and 9 other plates, four of which are hand colored. The map shows some primitive repairs; mended tear to front end paper of first volume; hinges starting on the first volume; library stamp to copyright page... [Book #25899P]
Price: $2,500.00
Two Expeditions Into the Interior of Australia, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales. AUSTRALIA, CHARLES STURT.
6.
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.
7.
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.
8.
Typed Letter Signed to Gilbert Seldes
On his Beverly Hills letterhead, Oct. 8th, 1963, regarding the appearance of Evangelist Billy Graham on Benny’s television program, “...Am sure everyone was wondering what I was going to do with Billy Graham...” Signed “Jack.”. [Book #23482P]
Price: $350.00
Typed Letter Signed to Gilbert Seldes. BENNY JACK.
9.
The Old People
London: Collins, 1931. FIrst Edition. Very good to fine in dust jacket. [Book #26845P]
Price: $125.00
The Old People. J. D. BERESFORD.
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.
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. [Book #26874P]
Price: $50.00
Warrior of the Dawn. HOWARD BROWNE.
13.
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.
14.
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.
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.
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.
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.
King Beetle-Tamer. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss
New York: McKay, 1963. First Edition. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the illustrator, “For Mindy, from Anne Marie, Xmas 1963.”. [Book #26896P]
Price: $50.00
King Beetle-Tamer. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss. CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ISABEL WYATT.
19.
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.
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 author, “To Mrs. Gamble from Winston S. Churchill, July, 1938.”. [Book #18084P]
Price: $17,500.00
Arms and the Covenant. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL.
21.
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.
22.
The Naked Civil Servant. Preface by Michael Holroyd
New York: Holt, Rinehart, 1977. First American Edition (the first edition with this preface). Owner’s signature; near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by Crisp. [Book #26748P]
Price: $375.00
The Naked Civil Servant. Preface by Michael Holroyd. QUENTIN CRISP.
23.
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.
24.
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.
25.
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.


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