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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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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.
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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.
4.
The Devil's Lottery
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1931. First Edition. Small stamp on the front free endpaper; near fine in a very good dust jacket. What happens to the winners of a lottery. [Book #16276P]
Price: $100.00
The Devil's Lottery. NALBRO BARTLEY.
5.
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.
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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.
7.
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.
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The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley
Garden City: Crime Club, 1929. First American Edition. Very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some minor chipping and a waterstain on the front panel. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. [Book #24044P]
Price: $500.00
The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley. ANTHONY BERKELEY-COX.
9.
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.
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The Whole Man
New York: Walker & Co. 1964. First American Edition. Fine in dust jacket. Signed by the author in 1975. [Book #26711P]
Price: $125.00
The Whole Man. JOHN BRUNNER.
11.
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.
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: E.R.B. Inc. 1932. First Edition. Very good plus in dust jacket. [Book #12829P]
Price: $300.00
Tarzan Triumphant. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS.
14.
The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah
London: Printed for the Author by William Clowes & Sons, 1865. First Edition of a rare book; publisher’s printed green wrappers; minor creasing, soiling and wear; at least a very good copy; in a custom cloth folder. [Book #19510P]
Price: $30,000.00
The Guide-book: A Pictorial Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah. RICHARD F. BURTON.
15.
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.
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.
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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.
18.
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.
19.
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.
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.
334
London: MacGibben & Kee, 1975. First Edition. Just about fine in a dust jacket with a hint of spine fading. [Book #26714P]
Price: $200.00
334. THOMAS M. DISCH.
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
London: George Newnes, 1892 & 1894. First Editions. Two volumes; publisher’s decorated cloth. The Adventures is a very good copy; some rubbing and with cracking hinges. The Memoirs has a gift inscription on the first blank, and while the hinges are vulnerable, they are intact. A better than usual set. [Book #23307P]
Price: $9,500.00
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. With The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. A. CONAN DOYLE.
23.
His Last Bow
New York: George H. Doran, 1917. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a number of chips and tears. The largest chip at the top of the front panel is about an inch wide, but shallow, affecting the “His” of the title. Another... [Book #20894P]
Price: $3,750.00
His Last Bow. A. CONAN DOYLE.
24.
Rodney Stone
London: Smith, Elder, 1896. First Edition. Bottom of spine chipped, else very good. Inscribed by the author a day before publication, “With A Conan Doyle’s kind regards Nov 12/96/.”. [Book #23804P]
Price: $2,750.00
Rodney Stone. A. CONAN DOYLE.
25.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary: 1859-1959
Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. First Edition; American issue. A fine copy in a very lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed on a preliminary blank, “To Nathan Bengis, The 1964 winner among Sherlockians on knowledge of the canon...B.R. Kalt/ [additionally signed by] Rex Stout/ Julian Wolff.” Bengis has noted that this... [Book #23132P]
Price: $1,250.00
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centenary: 1859-1959. A. CONAN DOYLE, ADRIAN CONAN DOYLE.


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