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cover of The DiMaggio Albums: Selections from Public and Private Collections Celebrating the Baseball Career of Joe DiMaggio

The DiMaggio Albums: Selections from Public and Private Collections Celebrating the Baseball Career of Joe DiMaggio

by [DiMaggio, Joe]

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£679.76

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New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1989 Two volumes. Compiled and edited by Richard Whittingham. Introduction and commentaries by Joe DiMaggio. Limited first edition, first printing. One of 700 numbered copies signed by DiMaggio on the limitation page, this being number 510. Publisher’s blue cloth with titles in gilt to spines, red, white, and blue marbled endpapers, set designed by… Read more
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cover of The Wound and the Bow: Seven Studies in Literature

The Wound and the Bow: Seven Studies in Literature

by Wilson, Edmund

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Published
1941
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£637.28

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Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941 First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Wilson on front free endpaper: “To Robert Christie / with the best regards / of Edmund Wilson [underlined] / August 14, 1941 [underlined].” Publisher’s blue cloth with titles in darker blue; original red dust jacket with gray title boxes, titles in white and black. Fine; in an about fine… Read more
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cover of La Increible y Triste Historia de la Candida Erendira y de su Abuela Desalmada

La Increible y Triste Historia de la Candida Erendira y de su Abuela Desalmada

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£1,486.98

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Mexico: Editorial Hermes, 1972 First Mexican Edition. Presentation copy; signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper: “Par / Marle of Francesc, / bel amigo / Gabriel [underlined] / 91”. Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, with illustrations of jellyfish and starfish to the panels, lettered in black; very good book with a small patch of rubbing to front wrapper, light… Read more
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cover of Buck Leonard: The Black Lou Gehrig.

Buck Leonard: The Black Lou Gehrig.

by Leonard, Buck; Riley, James A.

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£148.70

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New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1995 First edition, first printing. Signed by Leonard to front free endpaper. Publisher’s gray cloth-backed red boards, titles in gilt to spine; original blue dust jacket with photo of Leonard to front panel, titles in red, white, and blue, jacket designed by Roy Colmer. Touch of offsetting to endpapers, and a hint of rubbing… Read more
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cover of Umpire Bill Evans’ Simplified Baseball Rule Book and Plays That Puzzle

Umpire Bill Evans’ Simplified Baseball Rule Book and Plays That Puzzle

by Evans, Billy

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Published
1922
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£212.43

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[No place]: The Evening Herald, 1922 First edition. Publisher’s off-white stapled wrappers printed in navy, The Evening Herald advertisement to rear wrapper. About fine, with a tiny crease to lower right corner of front wrapper and previous owner’s name written lightly in red pencil at top of front wrapper. Overall, an excellent and fresh copy. … Read more
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cover of 95 Poems

95 Poems

by Cummings, E. E.

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Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£382.37

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1958 First edition, first printing. Publisher’s black cloth-backed brown boards, with cropped “95” in black to boards, titles in brown to spine; original black, blue, white and brown dust jacket designed by Janet Halverson with “95” to front panel. Fine book; about near fine unclipped dust jacket with light toning to spine, small closed… Read more
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cover of The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

by Pynchon, Thomas

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Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£679.76

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1966 First edition, first printing. Publisher’s yellow cloth-backed gray boards, with three muted post horn symbols in blind to front board, titles in black to spine, black topstain, brown endpapers with “w.a.s.t.e.” in gray lettering, book designed by William Gray; original dust jacket with muted post horn symbol to front panel, titles lettered in orange… Read more
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cover of From Death to Morning

From Death to Morning

by Wolfe, Thomas

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Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£254.91

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 First edition, first printing. Publisher's red-brown cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket with a red-orange gradient to the front panel. About fine copy, with a hint of wear to the spine ends, and some very minor toning to edges of boards and pages; very good unclipped dust jacket,… Read more
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cover of The Enormous Room

The Enormous Room

by Cummings, E. E.

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£5,523.05

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New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922 First edition, first state with “shit” present on p. 219. Association copy, signed and inscribed by Cummings to editor Malcolm Cowley on front free endpaper: “To Malcolm Cowley / (qui?) / E. E. Cummings.” Publisher's mustard yellow cloth, lettered in black. Very good book with light toning to spine and pages, light rubbing to… Read more
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cover of The Stand

The Stand

by King, Stephen

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£1,062.13

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New York: Doubleday, 1978 First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth-backed gold boards, titles in gilt to spine; original tan dust jacket, lettered in black and red, with John Cayea illustration to front panel. Very good with a touch of fading to spine ends, light soiling to rear board and top edge of text block, tiny spot of soiling to… Read more
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cover of Busting 'Em

Busting 'Em

by Cobb, Ty

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Published
1914
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£2,124.25

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New York: Edward K. Clode, 1914 Introduction by John N. Wheeler. First edition, first printing. Original publisher's mustard cloth, spine and front board lettered in dark brown. Good or better with some soiling to cloth, light toning to spine, spine lightly frayed along rear edge, hint of soiling to a few pages, and previous owner’s signature to front free… Read more
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cover of Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Mitchell, Margaret

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£8,072.15

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938, 1936 Later printing. Signed by five members of the Gone with the Wind film cast on the front free endpaper: Vivian Leigh, Clark Gable, Hattie McDaniel, Olivia de Havilland, and William Bakewell. Original publisher's gray cloth, lettered in teal; later printing dust jacket lettered in brown with illustration of Scarlett and her suitors to… Read more
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cover of The Dream Life of Balso Snell

The Dream Life of Balso Snell

by West, Nathanael

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Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£3,823.65

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Paris and New York: Contact Editions, 1931 First edition, first printing. One of 500 numbered copies, this being number 388. Inscribed by West on the front free endpaper: “Affectionately / Nathanael West [underlined].” Publisher’s original wrappers, blue and black geometric design to front wrapper, titles in black. Very good with light toning to extremities, mild creasing to fore edge of… Read more
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cover of The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

by Cellini, Benvenuto

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine
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£169.94

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New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936 New edition. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Finely bound by Riviere in blue calf, three concentric gilt squares bordering front and rear boards, with five raised bands to spine, spine with gilt-tooled designs to four compartments, red and brown leather labels, titles in gilt, decorative gilt turn-ins,… Read more
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cover of All the Sad Young Men

All the Sad Young Men

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£297.40

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926 First edition, first printing, with no damage to the type on pp. 38, 90, and 248 (later printings display battered type). One of 10,100 copies. Publisher's green cloth, stamped in blind to front board and in gilt to spine. Near fine with minor surface paper damage to front pastedown, and bookseller's stamp to rear… Read more
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cover of One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£2,124.25

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New York: Harper & Row, 1970 Translated from the original Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. First American edition, first printing in the first issue dust jacket with "!" at the end of the first paragraph on the front flap. Publisher's dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, olive endpapers; in the colorful pictorial dust jacket designed by Guy Fleming. Fine in a… Read more
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cover of Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway

by Woolf, Virginia

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Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£5,098.20

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London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1925 First edition, first printing. One of 2000 copies. Publisher's deep rust cloth, gilt lettering to spine; lacking dust jacket. Near fine book with very faint fading to spine, a few light spots to front board, and some offsetting to free endpapers. Overall, a very attractive and fresh copy.… Read more
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cover of The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice

by Cain, James M.

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£2,549.10

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934 First edition, first printing. Original publisher's orange cloth, titles and decorations printed in blue to front board and spine, blue top stain; original black, red and white dust jacket with wavy design. Near fine book with a touch of soiling to top edge of text block, light wear to bottom edges of boards, and… Read more
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cover of The Waves

The Waves

by Woolf, Virginia

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Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£4,036.08

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1931 First edition, first printing. One of 7113 copies. Publisher's purple cloth, lettered in gilt, printed on laid paper; in the original cream pictorial dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell, decorated in lime-green and lettered in brown. Near fine book with light toning to spine, touch of spotting to text block edges; near fine lightly spotted… Read more
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cover of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by Williams, Tennessee

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£318.64

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New York: New Directions, 1955 First edition, first issue. Publisher's light brown-orange cloth, lettered in black to spine, book designed by Stefan Salter; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig. About fine with a touch of fading to the upper spine, and a crease and tiny closed tear to fore edges of pp. 17-21; in a very… Read more
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