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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
5.
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.
6.
A Collection of Aircraft Fabric and Photographs
Mostly 1930s, consisting of 16 large (approximately 8 1/4 x 10 1/2”) swatches of doped (treated) fabric, held together with a steel clip, from wings or fuselages of identified airplanes, including Stearman, Lincoln-Paige, Waco, Aeronca, Eaglerock, Taylor Cub, etc. One older piece is described with an ink note in an... [Book #26023P]
Price: $3,500.00
A Collection of Aircraft Fabric and Photographs. AVIATION, VARIOUS MANUFACTURERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS.
7.
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. [Book #25669P]
Price: $100.00
The Decoy. J. D. BERESFORD.
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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.
9.
A Collection of Promotional Literature for 23 Charlie Chan Films
A mixed collection of original, contemporary British and American studio or distributor publications, mostly campaign books (or pressbooks); some with Sidney Toler and some with Warner Oland. Some folds and wear, but generally in very good condition, those with damage (mostly with portions clipped out) are noted; most are folio-sized... [Book #23997P]
Price: $6,500.00
A Collection of Promotional Literature for 23 Charlie Chan Films. EARL DERR BIGGERS, TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX.
10.
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.
11.
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.
12.
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.
13.
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.
14.
The Adventures of a Journalist
London: Sands & Company, 1900. First Edition. One of the least common Queen's Quorum titles. Rear hinge starting; minor bumping and wear; very good or better; in a custom quarter-morocco clamshell box. [Book #23222P]
Price: $4,000.00
The Adventures of a Journalist. HERBERT CADETT.
15.
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.
16.
The Smell of Fear
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First Edition. About fine in a lightly soiled dust jacket with a tiny tear at the foot of the spine. [Book #26747P]
Price: $750.00
The Smell of Fear. RAYMOND CHANDLER.
17.
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.
18.
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.
19.
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.
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.
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.
22.
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.
23.
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.
24.
Caught!
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. An innocent woman in the big city. [Book #16256P]
Price: $150.00
Caught! HOMER CROY.
25.
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.


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