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The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

by King, Stephen; Whelan, Michael [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780937986509
Item Price
£6,375.85

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West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, 1984. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First trade edition, first printing. Signed by Stephen King on the front free endpaper, his name inside a thought bubble. Fine, in a Near Fine lightly shelf-worn dust jacket. A fantastic copy of the first book in Stephen King's Dark Tower series, signed by the author. … Read more
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A Christmas Carol

by Dickens, Charles

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1843
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£9,376.25

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. First issue with title page printed in red and blue, dated 1843 in Roman numerals; half title and verso of title page printed in blue; "Stave I" on page [1]. 166pp. Finely bound in full red morocco, with raised bands. Near Fine with slight darkening… Read more
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The House of Mirth

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1905
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£112.52

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First edition, third printing with four pages of ads at rear, printed on wove paper. (Garrison A.1.2.c) Bound in publisher's red ribbed cloth stamped in gilt, and ruled in blind on the front cover, top edge gilt. [vi], 533, [1], [4, ads] pp. Near Fine with slightly rubbed lettering on front board, gift… Read more
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£112.52
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A Passage to India

by Forster, E. M.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
£9,376.25

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London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1924. First edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark red ribbed cloth with titles stamped in black. Near Fine with light rubbing at tips, trivial toning to the spine and a bump to the fore-edge of the rear board. In a Very Good dust jacket, toned at the spine… Read more
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Mules and Men

by Hurston, Zora Neale

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£10,126.35

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1935. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Zora Neale Hurston on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's orange cloth stamped in brown. Near Fine with slight softening to spine ends, toning to pages, former owner name and date written on front paste down. In original dust jacket… Read more
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Flashman: From the Flashman Papers 1839-1842

by Fraser, George MacDonald

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£112.52

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London: Herbert Jenkins, 1969. First Edition. First edition. 256 pp. Bound in publisher's red cloth with silver spine lettering. Very Good with foxing to edges and prelims, boards a little stained, former owner's name on front free endpaper, in Very Good+ spine-sunned, price-clipped dust jacket. The first book in the Flashman series of historical novels.
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Mary Poppins Opens the Door

by Travers, P. L.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
£712.60

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966. Reprint. Near Fine/Near Fine. Reprint. Signed by P. L. Travers on the title page. Bound in publisher's original dark blue cloth. Near Fine with light foxing to pages, small stain to rear paste down. In a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with faint staining to the front and rear panels, light… Read more
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£712.60
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Haworth's

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1879
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£3,375.45

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. A fantastic association copy signed by Frances Hodgson Burnett, best-known for her children's classic novel, The Secret Garden, and inscribed on a preliminary blank, to "Mary Mapes Dodge from F.H.B." Dodge was an influential American children's author, best known for her novel Hans Brinker, or The… Read more
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,875.25

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by Alice Walker on the title page. Bound in publisher's original paper-covered boards over purple spine cloth lettered in silver. Near Fine with light toning and light soiling to edges. In a Very Good correct unclipped dust jacket lacking the San Diego… Read more
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£1,875.25
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Brave New World

by Huxley, Aldous

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£487.57

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good. Moderate lean to binding. Spine toned, with light reading creases. Light wear to cloth at corners and spine ends. Former owner name to front paste down, small number to… Read more
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£487.57
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A Piece of My Heart

by Ford, Richard

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£300.04

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New York: Harper & Row, 1976. First Edition. First edition. Signed by Richard Ford on the title page. [vi], 297 pp. Bound in publisher's brown cloth and paper-covered boards, brown spine lettering, maroon topstain. Fine with a little offsetting to boards, in an attractive price-clipped dust jacket with a small closed tear to the bottom of the front panel,… Read more
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£300.04
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The Beautiful and Damned

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£11,251.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. Very Good. 449pp. First edition, second state with publisher's colophon on the copyright page. Signed by F. Scott Fitzgerald on page 449, after the conclusion of the text. Bound in publisher's original dark green cloth with titles in blind on front cover and in gilt on spine. Very Good, with… Read more
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Grenadine's Spawn: A Novel of Our Times

by Ruark, Robert

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£112.52

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. 253 pp. Publisher's gray cloth lettered in crimson. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, else Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a few small edge chips, spine panel sunned. The follow-up to Grenadine Etching.
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Russian Life in the Interior, or The Experiences of a Sportsman

by [Turgenev] Tourghenieff, Ivan

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1855
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First English Language Edition
Item Price
£3,150.42

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Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1855. First English Language Edition. Very Good. The first English language edition of Turgenev's first major publication, a collection of 25 short stories or sketches concerning rural life in Russia, and in particular, the relationship between landowners and their serfs. Bound in publisher's original brown cloth ruled in blind and decorated in gilt.… Read more
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Full of Life

by Fante, John

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£3,150.42

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by John Fante on the front free endpaper and inscribed "For Dick Quine, Whom I love, respect, admire, applaud and whistle at - with unspeakable enthusiasm. / John Fante / Aug 8, 1956 / Malibu." Quine was an American actor-turned-director. Bound in… Read more
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Twain, Mark [Samuel Clemens]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1876
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Item Price
£4,875.65

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Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First Edition, Second Printing. Near Fine. First edition, second printing, BAL issue A, printed on laid paper. Bound in publisher's blue cloth decorated in black and gilt; all edges gilt. Contents on verso of preface, with the following mispagination present: p. [IX] mispaged XII; p. [X] mispaged XIII; p. [XII] mispaged… Read more
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The Nun's Story

by Hulme, Kathryn

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Published
1956
Item Price
£562.58

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New York: Atlantic- Little, Brown & Company, 1956. Signed by Kathryn Hulme on front free endpaper, inscribed to former owner. First edition, eleventh printing. [viii], 339 pp. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with light wear along top edge, bright and attractive. A 1956 novel of a nun in the Congo whose faith… Read more
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

by Thompson, Hunter S.; Ralph Steadman [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£937.63

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New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with sunning to boards at edges, pages lightly toned, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear, light surface indentations and light toning, but no fading to the red print of the spine. A stunning copy of the author's… Read more
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The Subterraneans

by Kerouac, Jack

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited First Edition
Item Price
£4,350.58

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New York: The Grove Press, 1958. Limited First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, one of a limited 100 copies specially bound and numbers, this being copy 25. Bound in publisher's original off0white speckled paper over brown spine cloth lettered in gilt. Near Fine with light fading to spine and toning to edges of covers, pages toned. Kerouac's first… Read more
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Save Me the Waltz

by Fitzgerald, Zelda

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£4,500.60

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pale green cloth stamped in blue. Near Fine with fading to cloth at spine and lightly to edges. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket, lightly foxed, with spine faded, worn at the ends and with two small stains; small… Read more
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£4,500.60