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Category: All Categories: Collectible and Rare Books: Rare First Editions
61 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bell, John  
MOCCASIN FLOWER An Historical Novel
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Publisher: Book Masters St. Paul, MN 1935.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ flaps clipped DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 255 pages

Appr.: | AUD 152.44 CAD 144.68 EUR 101.63 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,388.89 

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2.
Bigelow, Mrs. Poultney Illustrator: Illustrated by C. B. Currier  
MIDDLE COURSE
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Publisher: Smart Set Publishing New York NY 1903.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped; 317 pages

Appr.: | AUD 91.46 CAD 86.81 EUR 60.98 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 833.33 

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3.
Boucher, Anthony  
CASE OF THE SEVEN SNEEZES

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1942.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped. Spine faded. Spine weak. Previous owner stamped. ; Inner Sanctum mystery; 370 pages

Appr.: | AUD 182.93 CAD 173.61 EUR 121.95 GBP 95.54 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,666.67 

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4.
Boyd, Ernest  
LITERARY BLASPHEMIES

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1928.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 265 pages

Appr.: | AUD 21.95 CAD 20.83 EUR 14.63 GBP 11.46 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 200.00 

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5.
Cannan, Gilbert  
ANNETTE AND BENNETT
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Publisher: Thomas Seltzer New York 1923.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name. Foxing ; 315 pages

Appr.: | AUD 36.59 CAD 34.72 EUR 24.39 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

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6.
Champagne, Mildred  
MILDRED CHAMPAGNE ON LIFE AND LOVE
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Publisher: Marshall, Jones Company Boston 1926.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Slight soiling on cover and on endpapers. ; 275 pages

Appr.: | AUD 304.88 CAD 289.35 EUR 203.25 GBP 159.24 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,777.78 

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7.
Cookson, Catherine  
KATIE MULHOLLAND
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Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Indianapolis, IN 1967.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Bookplate. Previous owner's name. ; 411 pages

Appr.: | AUD 91.46 CAD 86.81 EUR 60.98 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 833.33 

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8.
Crews, Harry.  
Naked in Garden Hills.

Publisher: New York: Morrow, 1969..
First Edition, First printing Hardback octavo in green cloth. 212 pages. First state with no reviews for this title on rear panel and no dots on copyright page. The author's second novel is a parable set in a depressing (and depressed) Florida town. A clean, sound copy with barely a suggestion of wear to the tips. The jacket is complete and untorn but there is light toning at the edges, and the lamination is cracking on the rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good DJ

Appr.: | AUD 457.32 CAD 434.03 EUR 304.88 GBP 238.85 JPY 37,500.00 MXN 4,687.50 ZAR 4,166.67 

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9.
Daviot, Gordon (pseudonym of Josephine Tey).  
The Man in the Queue.

Publisher: New York: E.P. Dutton, (1929)..
First U.S. Edition Purple cloth stamped in yellow. 246 pages. Josephine Tee's first book, and relatively scarce in any condition. This copy is soundly bound and unmarked but for previous owner name and address on front end paper along with an admonition to borrowers to return the book. The paper is modestly toned. The spine is notably sun faded with very light spill-over to the covers. Light wear to extremities. Hardback 12mo Hardback 12mo Very good

Appr.: | AUD 219.51 CAD 208.33 EUR 146.34 GBP 114.65 JPY 18,000.00 MXN 2,250.00 ZAR 2,000.00 

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10.
Deeping, Warwick  
SORRELL AND SON
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, NY`, 1926.
Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full olive cloth, gilt (green) lettering on spine and cover. 8vo. 400, (8) pp. Former owner's name and address on fep, gutters cracked, spine mildly sunned. GOOD. "Sorrell and Son, the thirty-third of Warwick Deeping's sixty-eight novels, became and remained a bestseller from its first publication in 1925 throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Translated into thirteen languages, running to forty-one editions and filmed twice, 1927 and 1933, the novel achieved what Ross McKibbin calls “a talismanic status” for its admirers. Dedicated to Deeping's own father, this “rapturous wish-fulfilling dream of perfect filial love”, as Kingsley Amis describes it, retains its pathos, as demonstrated by its successful adaptation for YTV in 1983. Sorrell and Son effectively engaged anxieties, widespread amongst the growing middle classes between the wars, about the direction of social change, particularly the shifting constructions of class and gender." - The Literary Dictionary. George Warwick Deeping (1877 - 1950) was a prolific English novelist and short story writer. His most famous novel is Sorrell and Son (1925). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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11.
Dunnett, Dorothy  
QUEEN'S PLAY
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Publisher: Cassell London 1964.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges, bottom of DJ has small tears. Previous owner's name; Sequel to Game of Kings; 432 pages

Appr.: | AUD 243.90 CAD 231.48 EUR 162.60 GBP 127.39 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,222.22 

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12.
Durrell, Lawrence  
Justine, A Novel [#1 of Alexandria Quartet]
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Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, (1957).
First Edition. Octavo. 253pp. Consequential Data. Notes. Salmon-pink cloth with blue/gilt decorated spine label. Gilt lettering still bright. Good only (edges somewhat rubbed and shelf soiled; two tiny holes in cloth along rear spine edge; small ding top rear board; blue decoration scratched; paper edges dusted, spotted; moderate foxing of end papers; contents uniformly tanned, several small finger smudges o/w paper clean; small nick top edge of final blank; very faint cigar odor lingers; very slight slant to boards) with Fair-Poor dust jacket (tears, large chips, soil; spine very darkened and smudged; original price 15S present) Hinges still sound. No names/inscriptions. Scarce London first of the first novel in Durrell's Alexandria Quartet. Our volume not as sparkling as one might wish, but perhaps better than it sounds. More pictures available. Please inquire.

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13.
Duun, Olav  
ODIN IN FAIRYLAND
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York 1932.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; People of Juvik; 230 pages

Appr.: | AUD 91.46 CAD 86.81 EUR 60.98 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 833.33 

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14.
Evans, Fallon  
TROUBLE WITH TURLOW

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City, NY 1961.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Fep is missing. ; 216 pages

Appr.: | AUD 60.98 CAD 57.87 EUR 40.65 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 555.56 

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15.
Fineman, Irving  
JACOB
 Picture
Publisher: Random House, NY, 1941.
Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover First Printing (stated). Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, gilt lettering on cover, TEG (blue). 295 pp. The volume is in virtually as new condition, unmarked and unopened, with only the slightest shelf-wear. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is moderately chipped along the top edge, has a small (.75") piece missing at the heel of the spine, and has a small (1.5") closed tear at the bottom of the front panel. FINE/VERY GOOD. This is an extremely rare copy of the first printing of this autobiographical novel with the even more rare dust jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Appr.: | AUD 109.70 CAD 104.11 EUR 73.13 GBP 57.29 JPY 8,995.00 MXN 1,124.38 ZAR 999.44 

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16.
Fineman, Irving  
JACOB
 Picture
Publisher: Random House, NY, 1941.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1. Hard Cover First Printing (stated). Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and borders on spine, gilt title on cover, TEG (blue). 8vo. 295 pp. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked and seemingly unread, with only light wear at the head of the spine and slight shelf-wear. NEAR FINE. This is a rare copy of the first printing of this autobiographical novel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Appr.: | AUD 42.62 CAD 40.45 EUR 28.41 GBP 22.26 JPY 3,495.00 MXN 436.88 ZAR 388.33 

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17.
Frankau, Pamela  
FLY NOW FALCON

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1935.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Published in England under the Title Tassell Gentle. ; 372 pages

Appr.: | AUD 36.59 CAD 34.72 EUR 24.39 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

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18.
Grey, Donald  
OUT OF A BLUE SKY
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Publisher: Sears Publishing New York 1933.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. Previous owner's name; Ex-Library; 301 pages

Appr.: | AUD 121.95 CAD 115.74 EUR 81.30 GBP 63.69 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,111.11 

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19.
Griffith, Corinne Illustrator: Illustrated by Kathleen Bernard  
PAPA'S DELICATE CONDITION

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1952.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges; Military Sea stamp and library pocket on back paste down. DJ has tears on spine

Appr.: | AUD 79.27 CAD 75.23 EUR 52.85 GBP 41.40 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 722.22 

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20.
Healy, Jeremiah  
BLUNT DARTS

Publisher: Walker & Company New York 1984.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Wear at edges, light water stain at top and bottom edge. ; The first John Francis Cuddy book. Detective John Francis Cuddy is hired to find the missing son of a noted Massachusetts judge. ; 192 pages

Appr.: | AUD 243.90 CAD 231.48 EUR 162.60 GBP 127.39 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,222.22 

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21.
Heath, Ken  
HORSE THAT WAS SIMON
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Publisher: William Maclellan Glasgow, Scotland 1963.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 153 pages

Appr.: | AUD 152.44 CAD 144.68 EUR 101.63 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,388.89 

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22.
Hichens, Robert  
MILLION
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. New York 1941.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; A gay novel of an irrepressible woman with a million Francs. ; 301 pages

Appr.: | AUD 182.93 CAD 173.61 EUR 121.95 GBP 95.54 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,666.67 

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23.
Higgins, Jack.  
In the Hour Before Midnight.

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, 1969..
First Edition Octavo in green cloth stamped in orange. 185 pages. One of the publisher's "Crime Club" selections and the author's first book although the second published in the U.S. The most minimal extremity wear to the book with a small check mark on the front endpaper. The jacket is complete with light wear, a half inch edge tear on upper rear panel, and an irregular tear on the front flap fold extending about an inch on to the front panel that had a tape repair to the verso which has left a stain. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 487.80 CAD 462.96 EUR 325.20 GBP 254.78 JPY 40,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,444.44 

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24.
Himes, Chester.  
Pinktoes.

Publisher: New York: Putnam / Stein & Day, 1965..
First U.S. Edition Pinkish cloth on black paper covered boards. 256 pages. Both funny and violent, a novel of the mixed race social scene in Harlem. First published in Paris. Very slight spine bottom wear; light stain (removed price tag perhaps) on the front endpaper. Jacket is complete but with a couple of tiny edge tears and, apparently, a little fading inside the front flap fold. Hardback octavo Hardback octavo Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 121.95 CAD 115.74 EUR 81.30 GBP 63.69 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,111.11 

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25.
Himes, Chester.  
Cotton Comes to Harlem.

Publisher: New York: Putnam , 1965..
First U.S. Edition White stamped black cloth spine on red paper covered boards. 223 pages. The funny and violent novel which was the basis of the movie starring Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St. Jacques. First published in Paris. A bright, clean, sound, unworn copy but with a previous owner tag on front endpaper. Jacket is complete but for an odd triangular price clip (as though an early sale price removed, but leaving the regular $4.50 price intact). There is a short tear at the bottom front flap fold and light edge and extremity wear. Hardback octavo Hardback octavo Near Fine in Very Good + Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 243.90 CAD 231.48 EUR 162.60 GBP 127.39 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,222.22 

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26.
Houseman, Laurence  
CORNERED POETS A Book of Dramatic Dialogues

Publisher: Jonathan Cape London 1929.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Owner stamped, owner embossed. Light water staining at lower edge of back cover. DJ flap pasted inside. ; A book of dramatic dialogue based on real incidents in the lives of poets. While ranging from tragedy to comedy, they have one note in common; they are all intimate and personal. Among the fighters are Burns, Blake, Carlyle, Charles Lamb and more. ; 256 pages

Appr.: | AUD 30.49 CAD 28.94 EUR 20.33 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

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27.
Hummell, George F.  
TRADITION

Publisher: Coward - Mccann, Inc. New York 1936.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 430 pages

Appr.: | AUD 67.07 CAD 63.66 EUR 44.72 GBP 35.03 JPY 5,500.00 MXN 687.50 ZAR 611.11 

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28.
Hunter, Stephen.  
The Master Sniper.

Publisher: New York: Morrow, 1980..
First Edition ISBN: 0688035914 Gilt stamped brown cloth spine with cream yellow paper covered boards. 292 pages. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. A lovely copy of the author's first novel: a German marksman, a revolutionary rifle, and an unusual target. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The jacket is bright, crisp and unfaded, but with a few minor cosmetic flaws: it has a tiny nick and a half-inch closed tear at the bottom front panel, a chip (half inch circular) at the top front flap adjacent to the fold. a light stain at the top rear panel (about the size of a half of a quarter), a short closed tear (less than a half inch) at the bottom rear panel, and otherwise negligible extremity wear. Hardback octavo Hardback octavo Fine in Very Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 426.83 CAD 405.09 EUR 284.55 GBP 222.93 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,888.89 

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29.
Jackson, Helen [Hunt] (H.H.).  
Ramona: A Story.

Publisher: Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884..
First Edition BAL 10456. Gray cloth, cover title in brown, spine title in gilt, cover decoration in gilt. 490 pages plus four pages of ads. Green floral endpapers. The author's most famous and most significant book, a classic of Hispanic Southern California. Covers modestly rubbed and edgeworn with spine ends fraying a bit. Hinges both starting with endpaper cracked, but holding quite well. Previous owner name on front pastedown; bookstore tag on free front endpaper; Christmas gift note from the year of publication on the first leaf. An occasional spot of soiling and minor edge toning to the text. Hardback 12mo Hardback 12mo Very good -

Appr.: | AUD 731.71 CAD 694.44 EUR 487.80 GBP 382.17 JPY 60,000.00 MXN 7,500.00 ZAR 6,666.67 

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30.
James, Henry  
GABRIELLE DE BERGERAC

Publisher: Boni & Liveright New York 1918.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edges bumped and worn. Spine edges worn. Back spine weak and cracked. ; 153 pages

Appr.: | AUD 30.49 CAD 28.94 EUR 20.33 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

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31.
Johnson, Clifton Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w Photos  
HUDSON MAXIM Reminiscences and Comments

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co. Garden City, NY 1924.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine faded. ; Presentation copy. Signed by Hudson Maxim. ; 350 pages; Signed by Biographee

Appr.: | AUD 274.39 CAD 260.42 EUR 182.93 GBP 143.31 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,500.00 

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32.
Johnson, Nora  
WORLD OF HENRY ORIENT
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Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1958.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. DJ has small tear at lower edge and small tear at lower edge of spine. ; 214 pages

Appr.: | AUD 274.39 CAD 260.42 EUR 182.93 GBP 143.31 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,500.00 

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33.
Jordon-Smith, Paul Illustrator: Illustrated by J. D. Laudermilk  
NOMAD

Publisher: Milton, Balch & Co. New York NY 1925.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine is spotted. ; Presentation copy; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 73.17 CAD 69.44 EUR 48.78 GBP 38.22 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 666.67 

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34.
Kipling, Rudyard  
TWO FORWARDS
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co. New York 1935.
Marbleized paper over boards with black cloth spine binding, in cardboard slipcase with glazed red paper covering. First edition, limited to 950 copies. 31 pages, uncut. This splendid little book is in fine condition. The slipcase is worn on edges, short splits in seams at opening edge, paper has dried and is roughened and peeling a bit at open edge. (Candidate for recovering, but not unsightly.) A scarce book and desirable for a Kipling collector. COLLECTIBLE 2944 First Limited Edition Good Condition (slipcase) Hard Cover Fair Condition 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Collectible Book

Appr.: | AUD 152.44 CAD 144.68 EUR 101.63 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,388.89 

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35.
Levett-Yeats, S.  
ORRAIN A Romance
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Publisher: Longmans, Green & Company New York NY 1904.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; 364 pages

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36.
Lindop, Audrey  
TALL HEADLINES

Publisher: Macmillan New York 1950.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 326 pages

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37.
MacIsaac, Fred  
TIN HATS
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Publisher: Chelsea House New York NY 1926.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 320 pages

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38.
Maier, William  
SPRING FLIGHT

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce New York NY 1943.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. Front DJ flap pasted inside. Previous owner's name. ; A story of a modern Cape Cod girl who had a will of her own. Debby is an active girl who loves her native Cape Cod with true feeling. She scarcely realizes how attractive she is until she has all but involved herself in an unfortunate situation. Happily her spring flight is not one that leads to any real trouble. ; Ex-Lib; 329 pages

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US$35.00
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39.
Manners, Alexandra  
CARDIGAN SQUARE

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's New York NY 1977.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Foxing on edges of pages. ; This glittering romance of a young woman torn between two worlds and the love of two brothers is set against the background of nineteenth-century England in the throes of social reform.; 318 pages

Appr.: | AUD 60.98 CAD 57.87 EUR 40.65 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 555.56 

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40.
Maran, Rene  
BATOUALA

Publisher: Thomas Seltzer New York 1922.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine faded. ; 207 pages

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41.
Michener, James A.  
SAYONARA: A JAPANESE-AMERICAN LOVE STORY
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Publisher: Random House, NY, 1954.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover First Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's decorative black cloth over gray boards, gilt (green and silver) lettering and decoration on spine, gilt (silver) decoration on cover. 243, (1) pp. Former owner's printed bookplate on fep, top edge mildly spotted, else fine. The price-clipped dust jacket (now in Mylar) is significantly chipped and has a closed tear along the edge of the front panel. VERY GOOD/GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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42.
Morgan, Murray  
VIEWLESS WINDS

Publisher: E. P. Dutton New York 1949.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine edges worn. ; 220 pages

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43.
Nye, Bill  
BILL NYE AND BOOMERANG OR THE TALE OF A MEEK-EYED MULE AND SOME OTHERLITERARY GEMS
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Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Company Chicago, IL 1881.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped. Spine weak and cracked. Spine edges frayed and worn. ; 286 pages

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44.
O'Hara, John  
A RAGE TO LIVE
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Publisher: Random House, NY, 1949.
Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover First Printing (Number "1" in square box by union bug). Publisher's full gray cloth, gilt (brown) lettering on spine, gilt (brown) title and author's facsimile signature on cover, author's facsimile signature on title page. 590 pp. Former owner's name on ffep, spine lightly discolored and mildly frayed at head and heel, covers and edges rubbed, otherwise unmarked. GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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45.
Peters, Elizabeth  
The Hippopotamus Pool
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Publisher: Warner Books Inc, NY, 1996.
Fine in As New dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0446518336 First Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over gold boards, gilt lettering on spine. 384 pp. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy in perfect condition, with a remainder mark on the bottom edge, else as new. The unclipped dust jacket (now in Mylar) is as new. FINE/AS NEW. An Amelia Peabody Mystery Series. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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46.
Rainsford, W. H.  
THAT GIRL MARCH

Publisher: John Lane New York 1920.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Exlibrary with marking. Edges bumped, worn and frayed. ; Ex-Lib; 366 pages

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47.
Reid, Captain Mayne  
WHITE GAUNTLET A Novel

Publisher: G. W. Carleton New York 1868.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; B&W Illustrations; 405 pages

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48.
Renault, Mary  
RETURN TO NIGHT
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Publisher: William Morrow New York NY 1947.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; Magnetic, keenly intuitive in her career as a doctor, she alone could challenge the sinister force destroying the man she loved. ; 412 pages

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49.
Rendell, Ruth.  
From Doon with Death.

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, 1965..
First U.S. Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches or 21.5 cm. tall, in gilt stamped red cloth. 189 pages. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. The author's first book and the debut of Chief Inspector Wexford. Books in the attic with a mysterious inscription -- how does that play into the murder of the wife. Bookplate, apparently of a member of the club, Friends of American Writers, along with an early 1965 date, on the front endpaper. The book is otherwise clean, bright and sound inside. The covers have minor extremity wear. The jacket is complete but for a tiny chip at the foot of the spine; the edge wear and surface rubbing is modest generally but a bit more serious at the head of the spine. There is a one-inch tear at the bottom front spine fold. At the top rear panel, there is a complex two-sided tear with the material inside wrinkled like an accordion and short tears radiating from the bottom of that tear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

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50.
Rice, Anne  
CRY TO HEAVEN
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York NY 1982.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Eighteenth-century Naples provides the setting for the pain, fears, resentments, desires, and triumphs of peasant-born Guido Mafio and patrician-born Tonio Tresci, two castrati--mentor and angel-voiced student--who strive passionately to live full lives. ; 534 pages

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51.
Richard Doddridge Blackmore. , Illustrated by: Will Bradley,  
Frangilla, or Tales in Verse.
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Publisher: Burrows Brothers, Cleveland: 1895.
Hardcover. 8vo. Linen backed spine with illustrated paper covered boards. Top edge gilt, other edges deckled. #392 of 600 copies on hand made paper.Boldly illustrated by Will (Willaim) Bradley, including cover, two-page frontis with titles, nine full page illustrations, and decorative borders and initials throughout. One-inch tear and wrinkles to margin of one divider page (not affecting any text or illustration) needs repair. Edges of paper covered boards are worn, cover and spine cloth somewhat soiled; light foxing to endpapers. Overall an attractive copy of a very scarce and lovely book. COLLECTIBLE 5430 First Edition Hard Cover Good Condition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Collectible

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52.
Rocine, V. G.  
HEADS, FACES, TYPES, RACES
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Publisher: Vaught-Rocine Chicago, IL 1910.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 323 pages

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53.
Seaman, Augusta Huiell Illustrator: Illustrated by W. P Couse  
TRANQUILLITY HOUSE
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Publisher: Century Co. New York 1923.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; 222 pages

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54.
Steinbeck, John  
EAST OF EDEN
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Publisher: Viking New York NY 1952.
First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ has split on spine and small piece is missing on DJ at bottom of spine. Spine weak. ; 602 pages

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55.
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955] [Robert Fitzgerald, John Peale Bishop, Willard Maas, Herbert Read, S. Foster Damon]  
Alcestis: A Poetry Quarterly. Vol. I, No. 1. October 1934
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Publisher: [New York: Alcestis Press, 1934].
[24] p.; 25 cm. The first publication of Wallace Stevens's "The Idea of Order at Key West". Other poets are Robert Fitzgerald, John Peale Bishop, Willard Maas, Herbert Read, and S. Foster Damon. Alcestis began publication with vol. 1, no. 1 in Oct. 1934 and ceased with v. 1, no. 4 in July 1935. Inscribed "For Ernie from Foster." stock#OB553. Fine.

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56.
Terhune, Albert Payson  
BLACK GOLD
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Publisher: George H. Doran New York NY 1922.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Cover and spine have some fading. Erasure mark on front endpaper. ; 297 pages

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57.
Thane, Elswyth  
HIS ELIZABETH A Novel
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Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes New York NY 1928.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Bookplate. DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is missing large piece at spine. DJ is also missing small piece on front and back cover. ; A poet who didn't believe in love at first sight, an un-modern girl and there were roses and it was Provence. A gay and charming successor to Echo Answers and Riders of the Wind. ; 269 pages

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58.
Thompson, Ernest  
ON GOLDEN POND: A PLAY A Play
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co New York 1979.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Although Norman Thayer thinks that his forty-eighth summer spent with his wife in Maine at their home on Golden Pond will be his last, their daughter's fiance's son inspires him to forge ahead with new spirit. ; 191 pages

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59.
Thompson, Hunter S.; illustrated by Ralph Steadman.  
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1971..
First Edition ISBN: 0394464354 Octavo, about 8.5 inches tall, in black cloth spine stamped in silver on gray blind stamped paper covered boards. The iconic book of the 1970's, the beginning of gonzo journalism. Very nice copy. Clean, bright and sound inside but for a previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper. The covers have the ubiquitous top edge fading, but otherwise just very light extremity wear. The jacket is price clipped and it has very shallow chipping to the head of the spine. The top of the front panel is ever so slightly toned. Otherwise just modest rubbing. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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60.
Welty, Eudora.  
Delta Wedding.

Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace, 1946..
First edition, First printing Hardback octavo in beige cloth stamped in purple. 247 pages, map endpapers, top edge purple. An excellent copy of one of Welty's high points. The book has very light soiling, a previous owner bookplate barely tipped on the endaper, a bookseller tag on rear endpaper, and the most minimal of edge wear. The jacket has no tears or chips, but does have very light extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good + in Near Fine DJ

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61.
Wren, Percival Christopher  
TO THE HILT
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA 1937.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Companion book and sequel to The Spur of Pride; 318 pages

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