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Recent Arrivals from Houle Rare Books & Autographs

cover of A Second Visit to The United States of North America

A Second Visit to The United States of North America

by Lyell, Sir Charles

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Published
1849
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£225.17

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First edition. 12 mo. Half titles. Original gilt stamped brown cloth, yellow endpapers with printed publishers' ads. No dust jackets. Good. 2 volumes. Signature of Eliz. S. Charles, 1852 in both volumes. Howes L-574. Sabin 42763. There is no map and none is noted by Howes. Printed by Spottiswoodes and Shaw, New street-Square.
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cover of Boots and Saddles; or Life in Dakota with General Custer

Boots and Saddles; or Life in Dakota with General Custer

by Custer, Elizabeth B.

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
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£110.46

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First edition, first issue (portrait and map were added to later printings. Octavo. Original brown pictorial cloth in gilt and black. Brown coated endpapers. No dust jacket. Very good (minor rubbing). 312 pages. Bookplate of Arthur Crane. Howes C980.
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cover of Life of Andrew Jackson

Life of Andrew Jackson

by Parton, James

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Published
1861
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
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£225.17

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First edition, second printing. Octavo. Four frontispiece portraits, one with facsimile signature. Original gilt stamped brown cloth, yellow endpapers. No dust jackets. Attractive tight bound set. Very good (spines faded). No signatures or bookplates. 3 volumes. Printed by John F. Trow, 50 Greene Street, between Grand and Broome, New York. Howes-USiana P-112.
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cover of Following The Guidon

Following The Guidon

by Custer, Elizabeth B.

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£110.46

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First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece and 15 b/w illustrations. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, red, white and blue. Brown coated ends. No dust jacket. Very good. 341 pages + 2 pages of ads. No signatures or bookplates. Howes C980.
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cover of Nez Perce Joseph: An Account of His Ancestors, His Lands, His Confederates, His Enemies, His Murders, His War, His Pursuit and Capture

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First edition. Octavo. Foldout map at end. Frontispiece portraits with facsimile signatures. Contemporary brown morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Very good (light rubbing). 274 pages. Full page map folding page 1. Binding appears contemporary and may represent a special deluxe issue. Howes H-711.
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cover of An Unstamped Letter in Our Rural Letter Box

An Unstamped Letter in Our Rural Letter Box

by Frost, Robert

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Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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£38.24

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First edition thus. 5 ¼" x 4". Original brick red textured stitched wrappers. Fine. 9 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Woodcut by Thomas W. Nason. Henry Holt and Company imprint.
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cover of Love in Youth

Love in Youth

by Harris, Frank

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Published
1916
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian
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£233.67

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First Canadian edition, from the 1916 George H. Doran sheets. Octavo. Gilt stamped red cloth. Pictorial endpapers. Pictorial dust jacket (unclipped; small chips; rubbing) with design replicated on the endpapers. Very good. 331 pages. Rare in jacket. Previous owner's signature on half title page.
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cover of Puccini: Among Friends

Puccini: Among Friends

by Seligman, Vincent

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£63.73

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First edition. Octavo. Illustrated. Original maroon cloth stamped in gilt. Dust jacket (clipped; few chips; few nicks). Very good. 362 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh.
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cover of “…and Some Were Human”

“…and Some Were Human”

by Del Rey, Lester

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£55.23

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First edition, second state of title page with 1949 date. Octavo. B/W drawings by Sol Levin. Original gilt stamped blue cloth. Dust jacket (unclipped; minor rubbing to edges) designed by L. Robert Tschirky. Very good. 331 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Author's first book. Not in Ahearn. Currey, page 142; "…one.
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cover of Alien Minds

Alien Minds

by Evans, E. Everett

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£191.18

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First edition. Octavo. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Dust jacket (unclipped; slight rubbing; a few nicks) designed by Hannes Bok. Very good. 223 pages. Number 184 of 300 numbered copies, signed and inscribed on limitation page by Evans to early Science Fiction author Charles Tanner: "…Hope my stories give you as much joy as yours did me…" Evans' third book.
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cover of Of Worlds Beyond: The Science of Science Fiction Writing

Of Worlds Beyond: The Science of Science Fiction Writing

by Eshbach, Lloyd Arthur, editor

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Published
1947
Condition
Good-
Edition
First
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£101.96

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First edition (So stated). Octavo. Introduction with preface to each article, by Eshbach. Illustrated. Original gilt stamped red cloth. Dust jacket (unclipped; few chips; few nicks; taped at edges) designed by A. J. Donnell. Good. 96 pages. A symposium by Robert Heinlein, A. E. van Vogt, L. Sprague de Camp, et al. Signed and inscribed by Eshbach to early Science Fiction author… Read more
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cover of A Christmas Garland

A Christmas Garland

by Beerbohm, Max

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Published
1912
Condition
Good+
Edition
First
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£46.73

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First edition. Octavo. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. No dust jacket. Good (few white spots ; spine darkened; short tear at top of spine). 197 pages and 2 pages of ads. Bookplate of Irish prelate Vincent Lloyd Russell on front free endpaper. Bookplate of Albert Parsons Sachs on the front pastedown. Printed by Richard Clay and Sons, Limited.
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cover of Scarlett, Rhett, and a Cast of Thousands: The Filming of Gone With the Wind

Scarlett, Rhett, and a Cast of Thousands: The Filming of Gone With the Wind

by Flamini, Roland

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£38.24

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First edition, second printing. Octavo. Illustrated. Index. Original yellow cloth stamped in orange. Dust jacket (unclipped; few nicks) designed by Mike Stromberg. Very good. 344 pages. No signatures or bookplates. "The inside story of the 'white elephant' that became a classic multi-million-dollar box-office smash" (DJ).
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cover of The Ford Theatre Lincoln Assassination Playbills

The Ford Theatre Lincoln Assassination Playbills

by Brenner, Walter C.

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Condition
Fine
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£208.18

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Philadelphia, Privately Printed, 1937 (but later, Los Angeles, The American Scene, n.d.). Octavo. Frontispiece and four b/w illustrations. Original gilt stamped maroon cloth. No dust jacket. Fine, fresh copy. 16 pages. No signatures or bookplates. #96 of 160 copies issued by The American Scene. Laid in loose is a letter/invoice dated 3/2/89 from the publisher James L. Swanson, on The American Scene… Read more
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cover of Mr. Carteret and Others

Mr. Carteret and Others

by Gray, David

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Published
1910
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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£72.22

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First edition thus, March, 1910. Octavo. Illustrated with eight b/w illustrations. Original red cloth stamped in black with pictorial fox hunting scene of two riders and three hounds stamped in green, red, cream and black. No dust jacket. Very good. 218 pages. Bookseller label on rear pastedown. Printed by The De Vinne Press.
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cover of “…And Some Were Human”

“…And Some Were Human”

by Del Rey, Lester

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
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£212.43

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First edition, first state of title page with 1948 date and dark blue binding. Octavo. B/W drawings by Sol Levin; dust jacket design by Tschirky. Original gilt stamped dark blue cloth. Dust jacket (unclipped; few small chips). Very good. 331 pages. Signed and inscribed on half-title page by Del Rey to Science Fiction author Charles Tanner: "To Charles Tanner. Thanks for… Read more
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cover of To The Last Man

To The Last Man

by Grey, Zane

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Published
1921
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£165.69

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First edition ("K-V"; October 1921). Octavo. Illustrations by Frank Spradling. Original orange pictorial cloth stamped in black. Dust jacket (unclipped; chips and short tears; stains on verso). Hinge at end in cracked . It appears jacket is supplied. Good. 311 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Chas. E. Lauriat Co. Importers & Booksellers, 385 Wash'n St., Boston, small label. Provenance Ken Booth Collection.
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cover of Trumpeter Fred: A Story of the Plains

Trumpeter Fred: A Story of the Plains

by King, Charles

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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£114.71

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First edition. Octavo. Illustrated with seven b/w plates by G. W. B; frontispiece portrait. Original red pictorial cloth stamped in gold, red and black of standing Trumpeter, t.e.g. No dust jacket. Very good (slight lean). 201 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Wright 3118
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cover of Wildfire

Wildfire

by Grey, Zane

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Condition
Very Good
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£424.85

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[ca. 1920]. Early reprint ("D-S"). Octavo. 4 illustrations by Frank Tenney Johnson. Dark green cloth stamped in black. Dust jacket (corners clipped; short tears). Very good. 321 pages. Boldly signed and inscribed on front free endpaper by Grey in blue ink to his cousin Claire [Carlin]: "To Claire / who has ridden the trails of Monument Valley, the setting of this… Read more
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cover of Courtesy Card

Courtesy Card

by DeMille, Cecil B.

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Condition
Very Good
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£127.46

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Courtesy Card from Pacific Northwest Theatres, signed by Harry C. Arthur, Jr., as President. Seattle, 1920's. 2 3/8" x 4". Gilt, light blue and dark blue art deco decorations along both edges. Very good. "Admit Cecil B. DeMille and party / All house privileges are to be extended by entire personnel." DeMille (1881-1959), American producer, director and Hollywood pioneer ("The Squaw Man" 1913);… Read more
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