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Big Sur

by Kerouac, Jack

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£554.63

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with slight fading to spine cloth, light wear to textblock edge and former owner bookplate to front free endpaper, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear, light rubbing and an old price sticker and gentle crease… Read more
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East of Eden

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed Limited First Edition
Item Price
£2,810.10

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New York: The Viking Press, 1952. Signed Limited First Edition. Fine. First edition, one of a limited 1,500 copies signed by John Steinbeck, of which 750 were for private distribution. Publisher's green cloth binding stamped in gilt and brown. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with rubbing mostly at the joints and light sunning; lacking the acetate jacket.… Read more
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Exodus

by Uris, Leon

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£1,183.20

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1958. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by Leon Uris on the half-title page in green ink. Bound in publisher's blue cloth backed spine over beige leatherette boards, lettered in black on front cover and in silver on spine. Very Good cloth lightyl edge worn with… Read more
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Adams, Douglas

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£554.63

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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth-affect boards with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with light lean to spine, light edge wear to covers and foxing to top of textblock edge. In a Very Good+ dust jacket with light fading to the spine panel,… Read more
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Adams, Douglas

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Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£554.63

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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth-affect boards with spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with light lean to spine, light horizontal impression partially across several leaves at end of text. In a Near Fine dust jacket with a blank blue rear panel, fading to… Read more
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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

by Thomas, Dylan

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
£5,546.25

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Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1940. First American Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by Dylan Thomas during his 1950 tour of the United States, "With best wishes to...Lilian [sic] and Harry Dick Ross from...and with love of their house, hills, and sea, April 1950." The recipients were Lillian Bos Ross, who was… Read more
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The Bluest Eye

by Morrison, Toni

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
Item Price
£1,220.18

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1970. First British Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First British edition, first printing. Signed by Toni Morrison on the title page. Bound in publisher's blue cloth-affect paper-covered boards with titles printed in gilt on the spine. Near Fine with light wear at corners and spine ends. In a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with light… Read more
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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£406.73

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New York: Random House, 1934. First American Edition. Near Fine. First American edition. Original cream-colored cloth lettered in black and red; lacking the dust jacket. Near Fine with cloth lightly toned, lightly foxed and lightly frayed at tips. Pages toned, small area of webbing exposed at front inner hinge, and first two page groupings sit slightly proud though… Read more
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The Phantom of the Opera

by Leroux, Gaston

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£554.63

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New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1911. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing; lacking Braunworth & Co. slug at bottom of the copyright page. Very Good, lacking dust jacket. Light lean to binding and light rubbing and wear to covers. Former owner name partially obscured on front pastedown. Pages toned, foxing to prelims and terminals. One illustrated… Read more
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The Lady in the Lake

by Chandler, Raymond

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1943
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£480.68

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green cloth stamped in darker green. Near Fine with a light shelf lean, darkening to cloth at rear gutter; pages toned and with several small stains. A lovely copy. Chandler's fourth novel, which served as the basis for a film with… Read more
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Posthumous Works of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: In Four Volumes

by Wollstonecraft, Mary

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Published
1798
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£6,285.75

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London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1798. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. [xviii], 181; [vi], 196; [viii], 192; [viii], 195 pp. Complete in four volumes. Contemporary quarter leather with marbled paper sides, spines ruled and numbered in gilt with morocco labels. Bound with half titles, errata noted on versos of Vol. I b6 and Table of Contents of… Read more
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella

by Saunders, George

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£258.83

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New York: Random House, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. [viii], 179 pp. Navy cloth backstrip lettered in gilt with orangish-yellow paper covered boards. Signed by George Saunders on title page with a lengthy, very personal inscription: "To Lynn- My true pal - thanks for the material (see-through cow), the on-site laughs (the rat room at Klamath,… Read more
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The Woman Chaser

by Willeford, Charles

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Published
1960
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£1,109.25

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Chicago: Newsstand Library Books, 1960. First Edition. Fine. First edition. 192 pp. with 2 pp. of ads in middle of text. Illustrated wraps. Signed by Charles Willeford on the front free endpaper, inscribed to former owner with "Good luck." Fine with uncreased spine, nice bright wraps, very tiny scratch to spine. An unread copy. This novel features one… Read more
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£1,109.25
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Greendale

by Young, Neil; James Mazzeo [Illustrator]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£369.75

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London: Sanctuary Publishing, 2004. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition. Original green cloth with paper label to front board. Signed by Neil Young in black sharpie on front free endpaper. Underneath that by illustrator and dated 2004. Fine in Fine dust jacket. An illustrated novel by the rock legend.
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The Wind in the Willows

by Grahame, Kenneth

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1908
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£3,327.75

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London: Methuen & Co, 1908. First Edition. Near Fine. 302 pp. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original green cloth with elaborate gilt stamping on upper board and spine; top edge guilt and other rough cut. Near Fine with color retouching to cloth, heaviest at spine and along bottom edge. Rubbing to rear board. Former owner name… Read more
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Breakfast at Tiffany's

by Capote, Truman

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£332.78

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New York: Random House, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine/Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with light faded and lightly creased spine, light wear to spine ends. In a Good dust jacket with price intact, toning, soiling, a large chip at the top of the spine extending onto the front panel and a split started at the bottom… Read more
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The Life of Nancy

by Jewett, Sarah Orne

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Published
1895
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£147.90

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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1895. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition. [vi], 322 pp. Publisher's dark green cloth stamped in gilt. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, else Fine. A sharp copy. A collection of ten short stories by the Maine author, including "The Guests of Mrs. Timms," "A War Debt," "The Hiltons' Holiday,"… Read more
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Between Earth and Sky: And Other Strange Stories of Deliverance

by Thomson, Edward William

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Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£73.95

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Philadelphia: A.J. Rowland, 1897. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. Signed by E.W. Thomson on front free endpaper, inscribed to former owner in the year of publication. 295 pp. Publisher's gray cloth with white, black, and red stamping. Very Good with rubbing to spine, cloth a little stained and toned. A collection of adventure stories that originally appeared… Read more
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If Beale Street Could Talk

by Baldwin, James

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£406.73

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. [viii], 197 pp. Publisher's reddish orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with small stain to front board cloth in Near Fine dust jacket, a little sunned. An attractive copy of the novel by African American expatriate author James Baldwin that inspired the 2018… Read more
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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 American Trade Edition
Item Price
£295.80

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1932. First American Trade Edition. Very Good. First American trade edition, first printing. Publisher's brown cloth binding decorated in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good. Slight lean to binding, light wear to spine ends, cloth faded at spine, light spotting to textblock edge; former owner name and date to… Read more
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