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Gentleman's Agreement

by Hobson, Laura Z

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$59.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1947. Title page date and copyright date same. Light olive boards. Some corner bumping. Owners info on first free endpaper. Rest are Clean, unmaked pages. Side and bottom edges of leaves are rough cut and upper leaves tinted green. 275 pages. Tightly bound. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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Number One

by Dos Pasos, John

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Published
1943
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$49.00

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943. Red and Tan boards with black printing. 303 unmarked pages. Dust Jacket has closed small tears around edges and rubbing. First Printing with John Dos Passos plea for "Your Number One Obligation" on the back of the dust jacket. TIGHT. Original price of $2.50 on inside flap of D.J. Always happy… Read more
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The Turtles of Tasman

by London, Jack

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1916
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$285.00

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Macmillan, 1916. Mauve/orange boards with yellow titles. Palm tree on front in black with orange decorations. First Edition with 1916 on title and copyright pages. Untrimmed foredges. Tight. 268 pages plus advertisements. Half title page has owner's information, name, date,etc. All other pages are unmarked and clean. This is the author… Read more
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Flight (Signed and Limited)

by Steinbeck, John

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1984
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$550.00

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California: Yolla Bolla Press, 1984. Large demy Quarto, grey patterned boards with paper title lable. 52 pages printed letterpress on mouldmade paper and produced by Cartiere Enrico Magnai in Pescia, Italy. Limited to 250 copies, this copy being Number 133. SIGNED BY WALLACE STEGNER AND KARIN WIKSTROM. Light Mauve Slipcase. Beautiful stark color… Read more
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$550.00
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Jerry of the Islands

by London, Jack

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$135.00

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Macmillan, 1917. Reddish orange boards with bright gilt printing to spine and upper boards. First edition -published April 1917 and copyright date and title page dated 1917. Lightly foxed limited ONLY to first couple of pages. Rest of pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Hundred Secret Senses

by Tan, Amy

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$69.00

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New York: Putnam and Sons, 1995. Beautiful cream boards with blind stamp design. First printing with complete numberline. Signed by Tan on the Title Page. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Unclipped Dustjacket. Unread.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Dawn in Lyonesse

by Mary Ellen Chase

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$29.00

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1938. Green boards with fading to spine. Interior pages, bright, clean. STATED FIRST PRINTING. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Polly's Secret

by Harriet A. Nash

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$21.00

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Little , Brown and Co., 1928. Black boards will full illustrated pastedown to upper board. The Beacon hill Bookshelf. Illustrated color frontpiece and 3 other color illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Owner's bookplate and signature. 292 clean, unmarked pages.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Hattie Longstreet Price. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Twelve Men

by Dreiser, Theodore

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Boni & Liveright, 1919. First Printing. Original Blue boards with gold title. 360 unmarked pages. Hinges beginning to pull away. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Little Guzzy (author of Helen's Babies)

by Habberton, John

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$395.00

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G.W. Carlton , 1878. Rust blindstamped boards with gold gilt printing to spine. Light rubbing and corner wear. Very tight. Clean, unmarked pages. Illustrations throughout. 402 pages. Always happy to send you detailed photographs. Very rare.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$395.00
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Desperation

by King, Stephen

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1996
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670868360
Item Price
$49.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1996. FIRST PRINTING with complete numberline. PERFECT condition. Original Price of $27.95 on inside flap of D.J. Red endpapers. 690 pages. GIFT QUALITY!! Thick heavy book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Year Is '42 (FIRST PRINTING)

by Bielski, Nella;Berger, John;Appignanesi, Lisa

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780375422867
Item Price
$16.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 2004. FIRST PRINTING WITH COMPLETE NUMBERLINE. Original price of $!8.95 on inside flap of D.J. 207 pages plus acknowledgements and notes on author and on the translations. Marbled color boards over brown spine. Lovely book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Letters to Callie Jack Wade's Story

by Miller, Dawn

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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New York, Lonon, Toronto, Sydney, Singapore: Pocket Books, 2001. ADVANCED UNCORRECTED PROOFS - INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to her Aunt Deb, with a very personal inscription. First Printing with complete numberline. About Pioneer courage, trial and triumph. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy… Read more
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Rage

by Friedman, Phillip

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$49.00

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New York: Anteneum, 1972. STATED FIRST EDITION. Blue over red boards. Silver printing to spine. Blindstamp title on upper board. Perfect, clean, unmarked pages. Red endpapers. D.J. is very good with original price of $6.95 on inside flap. 314 pages. Always happy to send detailed photographs. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Da Vinci Code (FIRST PRINTING)

by Brown, Dan

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Doubleday, 2003. FIRST PRINTING with Numberline 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Correct first printing "skitoma" on page 243. There is no price on the dustjacket. It is Not clipped. Crease on inside flap of D.J. Expterior D.J. has no creases. Boards are fine and interior pages have NO marks, NO… Read more
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GORKY PARK

by Smith, Martin Cruz

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394517483
Item Price
$33.00

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New York: Random House, 1981. STATED FIRST EDITION Black cloth over cream boards, printing to spine in silver. Red gilt intitial MCS on upper board. Dust jacket has illustration of a russian hat with Gorky Park in red. Inside back flap of D.J. has photo and info about the author. Comments about the book on the… Read more
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His 1-800-Wife (Uncorrected Proof)

by Hailstock, Shirley

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781583141571
Item Price
$8.00

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Bet Publications/ Arabesque Books, 2001. Pink cover with black printing. First Printing stated with complete numberline. 320 pages.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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THE NEW 20 BEST BOOKS FROM READER'S DIGEST

by Reader's Digest

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Published
1960
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$11.00

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Pleasantville, New York: The Reader's Digest Ass., 1960. STATED FIRST EDITION on copyright page. B/W and color illustrations. Red boards with white spine and gold gilt design to front cover and spine. Red Title box with gold printing. Gold Gilt top leaves. 576 pages. light soiling to boards, light age yellowing to pages.. First Edition.… Read more
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Promise Me (FIRST PRINTING)

by Coben, Harlan

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Published
2006
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525949497
Item Price
$15.00

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Dutton Penguin Group, 2006. STATED FIRST PRINTING w ith Complete Numberline. May 2006. A thriller that shows just how far we will go to protect our own... Slick blue illustrated boards with green printing. D.J. is white with blue printing. Great Gift! MINT Condition. Dust Jacket inside flap price $26.95 US.. First Edition.… Read more
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Guest, Judith

by ERRANDS

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1997
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345409041
Item Price
$14.00

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Ballantine Books, 1997. UNREVISED PROOF. Author of ORDINARY PEOPLE. STATED: FIRST EDITION January 1997 with COMPLETE numberline 10 through 1. 335 pages. NEVER READ. SEE my Photo!. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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