Recent Arrivals from Raptis Rare Books

Recent Arrivals from Raptis Rare Books

cover of Sons and Lovers.

Sons and Lovers.

by Lawrence, D.H

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Published
1913
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£1,482.95

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London: Duckworth and Co, 1913. First edition, first state of Lawrence's first important novel and today regarded as a masterpiece by many critics and is often regarded as his finest achievement. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition.
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cover of Tarzan’s Quest.

Tarzan’s Quest.

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1936
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£105.93

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Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc, 1936. Early printing of the nineteenth book in Burroughs' epic Tarzan series. Octavo, original gray cloth, frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The noble savage Tarzan first appeared in Burroughs' 1912 story Tarzan of the Apes, published in pulp magazine The All-Story and in book form… Read more
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cover of Through The Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

Through The Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

by Carroll, Lewis

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Published
n.d.
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£338.96

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New York: Worthington Co, n.d.. Early printing of the immensely popular sequel to Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Octavo, original publisher's cloth decorated in gilt, patterned endpapers, with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. In very good condition.
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cover of The Mick.

The Mick.

by Mantle, Mickey

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Published
1985
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£550.81

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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1985. First edition of the Yankee legend's autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Mickey Mantle on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Written with Herb Gluck. Mickey Mantle-arguably the greatest Yankee ever-tells all, from his childhood in Oklahoma to the bright lights of Yankee Stadium.
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cover of Tarzan the Invincible.

Tarzan the Invincible.

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1931
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£169.48

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Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc, 1931. The noble savage Tarzan first appeared in Burroughs' 1912 story Tarzan of the Apes, published in the pulp magazine The All-Story and in book form two years later. An archetypal feral child raised in the African jungle by Mangani great apes, Tarzan spawned innumerable works in literature and film, including 25 sequels and… Read more
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£169.48
cover of The Right Stuff.

The Right Stuff.

by Wolfe, Tom

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Published
1979
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£5,084.40

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979. First edition of Wolfe's classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Tom Wolfe on the title page and additionally signed on the half-title page by pilots Chuck Yeager and by John Glenn. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Kiyoshi Kanai. A very sharp example, rare signed by Wolfe,… Read more
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cover of A Tramp Abroad.

A Tramp Abroad.

by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

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Published
1880
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£4,237.00

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Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1880.
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cover of Tarzan the Magnificent.

Tarzan the Magnificent.

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1939
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£169.48

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Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1939. Early printing of the twenty-first book in Burroughs' popular Tarzan series. Octavo, original gray cloth, top edge blue, illustrated by John Coleman Burroughs. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very bright example. The noble savage Tarzan first appeared in Burroughs' 1912 story Tarzan of the Apes, published in pulp magazine The… Read more
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cover of Horton Hatches the Egg.

Horton Hatches the Egg.

by Dr. Seuss. [Geisel, Theodor Seuss]

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Published
1940
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£296.59

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New York: Random House, 1940. Early printing of this Seuss classic. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated, second state dust jacket with $2.50 price to back flap and description of The King's Stilts. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Child's ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper and rear panel of the dust jacket. Written and illustrated by… Read more
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cover of Tarzan at the Earth’s Core.

Tarzan at the Earth’s Core.

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1930
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£84.74

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Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc, 1930. First edition, early printing of the thirteenth book in Burroughs' popular Tarzan series. Octavo, original gray cloth, frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. Very good in a good dust jacket with losses to the crown and foot of the spine. Library stamps, tape remnants to the panels and endpapers, reinforcement to the rear… Read more
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£84.74
cover of Count Bohemond.

Count Bohemond.

by Duggan, Alfred. Preface by Evelyn Waugh

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Published
1964
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£42.37

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London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First edition of Duggan's classic historical novel. Octavo, original cloth. Preface by Evelyn Waugh. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscription. Jacket design by Edward Bawden.
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Hear the Wind Sing (In Japanese).

by Murakami, Haruki

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Published
1979
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£1,864.28

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Tokyo: Kodansha, 1979. On Apr 1, 1978, the Haruki Murakami suddenly had the ideas of a story while he was watching a baseball game of Yakult Swallows at Meiji Jingu Stadium. The inspiration struck when the first batter Dave Hilton hit a double in the 1st inning. Murakami was running a Jazz cafe at the time. He took 1… Read more
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cover of The Form of Daily Prayers According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews. [Hebrew Prayer Book].

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Vienna: Published by Jos. Schlesinger, 1857. First edition of Joseph Gun's translation of the primary prayers of the German and Polish Jews. 12 mo, original mounted bone onlays over celluloid boards, elaborately decorated front panel with decorated onlays, top edge gilt, brass clasp, patterned endpapers, text in Hebrew and English. In very good condition. Ownership annotations to the front… Read more
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£423.70
cover of Nineteenth Century Carte de Visite Album.

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Rare late nineteenth century carte de visite album containing dozens of original portraits of prominent members of the Griffith family of New York and several contemporary celebrities including Henry Ward Beecher, Washington Irving, and General Winfield Hancock. Quarto, original full leather richly decorated in gilt with inner dentelles, silk watered endleaves, gilt decorations and ruling to each album page… Read more
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£1,016.88
cover of Cecil DeMille Signed Letter Archive.

Cecil DeMille Signed Letter Archive.

by DeMille, Cecil B. [Fortunino Matania]

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£4,067.52

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Rare archive of typed letters signed by legendary American film producer and star Cecil B. DeMille to Italian artist Fortunino Matania discussing paintings commissioned to assist in the set design of the 1956 film The Ten Commandments. The archive contains 10 typed letters signed by DeMille dated July 24 1952 to November 18 1957 on DeMille's Paramount Pictures Corporation… Read more
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cover of Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition Party Signed Photograph.

Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition Party Signed Photograph.

by Fuchs, Vivian; Ralph Lenton; Ken Blaiklock; George Lowe; Alan Rogers; Geoff Pratt; David Pratt; et al

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£5,508.10

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Original black and white photograph of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition party signed by all twelve members of the team. One page, the photograph shows all twelve members of the team in front of a snowcat with the Union Flag. Signed on the lower margin, "V. Fuchs, Hal Lister, Ralph Lenton, Ken Blaiklock, George Lowe, Alan Rogers, Geoff Pratt, David… Read more
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cover of A Wrinkle In Time.

A Wrinkle In Time.

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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Published
1962
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£1,694.80

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1962. First edition, tenth printing of the author's Newbery award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Madeleine L'Engle on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Jacket design by Ellen Raskin. An exceptional signed example.
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cover of The Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.

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London: Cassell & Co, 1948-54. First editions of Winston Churchill's masterpiece. Octavo, six volumes bound in three quarters morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. In fine condition. "Winston Churchill himself affirmed that ‘this is not history: this is my case" (Holmes, 285). Churchill was re-elected… Read more
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£2,754.05
cover of The Fun of It.

The Fun of It.

by Earhart, Amelia

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Published
1932
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£3,813.30

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New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First edition of Earhart's account of her childhood, her fascination with aviation, and her life through her 1932 flight across the Atlantic. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated throughout, with the original record in the rear pastedown. Signed by Amelia Earhart on the front free endpaper. In fine condition.
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cover of The Quality of Courage.

The Quality of Courage.

by Mantle, Mickey

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Published
1964
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£826.22

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1964. First edition of this early work by baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Mickey Mantle on the front panel of the dust jacket. Near fine in a near fine jacket. Jacket photograph by Fred Kaplan. Jacket design by Stoney Butchkes. Uncommon signed. Mickey Mantle was a… Read more
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