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SIGNED AND INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH OF JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

SIGNED AND INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH OF JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

by Riley, James Whitcomb (SIGNED)

Fine. Offered is a photograph signed and inscribed by James Whitcob Riley. The photograph is in a museum quality frame with engraved biographical plate. Riley (Oct. 7, 1849 - July 22, 1916) was known as "The Hoosier Poet". He was the creator of Little Orphan Annie. His principal works are: "The Old Swimmin' Hole"; "Rhymes of Childhood"; and "Poems Here at Home."
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$250.00
MIDPOINT and Other Poems - Inscribed Association Copy

MIDPOINT and Other Poems - Inscribed Association Copy

by Updike, John (SIGNED)

New York: Alfred A . Knopf, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Small Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JOHN UPDIKE TO WILLIAM TARG. Inscribed by the author to bookseller, author and publisher William Targ, who also published The Godfather, among others. William Targ was editor and publisher at World Books and at Putnam. 98(1)pp. Bound in beige cloth lettered in gilt; fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.
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$350.00
DRAWINGS

DRAWINGS

by Gibson, Charles Dana

New York: H. R. Russell and Son, 1894. First edition. INSCRIBED TO THE ARTIST DANIEL BEARD. Large (18 x 12") oblong off-white beveled paper-covered boards with plain quarter linen spine. Author's Gibson Girl drawing on front cover in black. Wonderfully satirical drawings of love and life from ballroom to drawing room with pictures inspired by his wife and her four sisters from the prolific contributor to Life, Harper's Weekly, Scribners, et al. Inscribed, "To Dan Beard whose advice and friendship is of... Read more
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$1,250.00
Avedon Photographs: 1947 - 1977

Avedon Photographs: 1947 - 1977

by Richard Avedon

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1978. INSCRIBED & DATED. 1st/1st. First edition, first printing. Book is bright and tight with sharp corners and unmarred original photographic laminated boards. Mild wrinkle to spine end. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate or marks and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Laurie, Avedon Dallas 1979." Printed acetate dust jacket is unclipped ($50.00) with yellowing to spine and front and one inch closed tear to top back. 162... Read more
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$379.00
A Shelf of Old Books

A Shelf of Old Books

by Fields, Annie [Adams]

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. First Edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the ffe, "To Mr. & Mrs. R. U. Johnson / with kindest regards / from Annie Fields. / Christmas 1894." 8vo; 216pp; brown gilt-stamped cloth, boards a bit bowed, tips and spine ends a bit rubbed, ex-libris of Robert Underwood Johnson on front pastedown, but generally very good+. Annie Fields (1834-1915), is cited in most references as an author, biographer, diarist, and literary hostess, wife of publisher... Read more
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$1,200.00
IN THE ARENA: a Memoir of Victory, Defeat and Renewal (Signed)

IN THE ARENA: a Memoir of Victory, Defeat and Renewal (Signed)

by Nixon, Richard

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Octavo. Signed and dated by Nixon below birthday greeting in another hand, 384pp., bound in 1/4 blue cloth over blue paper covered boards stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt; a fine copy in a fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.
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$200.00
GOOD & DEAD   **INSCRIBED COPY**

GOOD & DEAD **INSCRIBED COPY**

by Langton, Jane

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Saint Martin's Press, LLC, 1986. 1st ed. fine in very lightly soiled dust jacket. Illustrated by Langton. INSCRIBED COPY with illustration by Langton on half-title page. "This agreeably malevolent book has a goodly number of its scenes set in the Old West Church of Nashoba, where far too many of the seemingly virtuous and righteous villagers have murder on their minds. The interplay of the pious teachings from the pulpit and the ensuing mayhem is deftly handled, as the... Read more
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$33.60
UNTIL THEY EAT STONES

UNTIL THEY EAT STONES

by BRINES, Russell (SIGNED)

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1944. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Very Good. Octavo. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY RUSSELL BRINES. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with chips and short closed tears. 340 pp.
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$90.00
In Good Time

In Good Time

by Corman, Cid (SIGNED)

Kyoto (1964): Origin Press, 1964. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 12mo. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY CID CORMAN. 1 of 300 copies in original wrappers in gray printed dust jacket; internally clean. A very good copy.
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$240.00
THE WIDOW IN THE BYE-STREET

THE WIDOW IN THE BYE-STREET

by Masefield, John (SIGNED)

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1912. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good. Small Octavo. First issue. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "THE LUCK WILL ALTER AND THE STAR WILL RISE" BY JOHN MASEFIELD ON FFEP without personalization. 97(1)p., (6)pp. ads at rear, bound in bright red cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt; a very nice clean copy in pale green printed dust jacket with the "First Thousand" and an extract from John Galsworthy. Scarce dust jacket,... Read more
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$350.00
The Double Anniversary: ’76 and ’63.  A Fourth of July Address Delivered at Quincy, Mass

The Double Anniversary: ’76 and ’63. A Fourth of July Address Delivered at Quincy, Mass

by Charles Francis Adams, Jr

8vo. Original printed wrappers, stitched. Boston: Wm. Parsons Lunt. 1869. First Edition. Presentation copy, inscribed on the cover, "John Bartlett with respect of C. F. A. Jr. " Charles Francis Adams, Jr. was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry on December 28, 1861. He fought with distinction during the Gettysburg Campaign, where his company was heavily engaged at the Battle of Aldie. On September 8, 1864 he was commissioned as the lieutenant colonel of the 5th... Read more
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$175.00
OFFICIAL MEDIA GUIDE OF THE PGA TOUR 2002 (Tom Weiskopf's Copy)

OFFICIAL MEDIA GUIDE OF THE PGA TOUR 2002 (Tom Weiskopf's Copy)

by (SIGNED By Tom Weiskopf)

PGA Tour, 2002. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TOM WEISKOPF ON FFEP. Tom Weiskopf's copy with his name in gilt on front cover. Inscribed to bookseller Charles Parkhurst with his armorial bookplate laid in. A near fine copy with top corners bumped.
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$125.00
Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia 73 Artists [Inscribed by Author]

Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia 73 Artists [Inscribed by Author]

by Berry, Michael

Kunyung, Victoria: Krispin P/L. 2003. Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Two business cards have been sticky-taped to pages 42 & 70. Inscribed by the author on title page. 148 pages Looks at the works of 73 Australian artists. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
Tales of Men and Ghosts

Tales of Men and Ghosts

by Wharton, Edith

London: Macmillan, 1910. First edition, first printing, first English issue, inscribed by the author on the front blank, "L. Belugou / from his friend / Edith Wharton (with a flourish) Oct 26th 1910." 8vo; 438pp; + 8pp. ads, publisher's blue cloth blind and gilt stamped; ex-libris of Leon Belugou on front pastedown, endpapers a bit browned, spine a bit cocked, corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed. Leon Belugou (1865-1934) French scholar and journalist was, perhaps, her closest French friend.... Read more
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$3,000.00
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN HAYS HAMMOND [Anita Loos Copy with Her Art Deco bookplate]

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN HAYS HAMMOND [Anita Loos Copy with Her Art Deco bookplate]

by Hammond, John Hays (SIGNED) & Anita Loos

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc, 1935. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo. TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JOHN HAYS HAMMOND TO AUTHOR AND ACTRESS ANITA LOOS IN VOLUME ONE. Her striking and colorful art deco bookplates are in each volume. 813pp. Illustrated in black and white, bound in green cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, spines faded, a few tiny spots to covers otherwise a very good set house in publisher's slipcase with pictorial paper labels. Hammond was a mining... Read more
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$200.00
Gavamani; The Magisterial Service of British New Guinea

Gavamani; The Magisterial Service of British New Guinea

by SINCLAIR, James

Adelaide: Crawford House, 2009. First Edition. Very good. Softcover : pp. [v] vi [viii] 488 : 16 pages of photo illustrations : 2 maps : inscribed by author : beige paper covers illustrated with the officers of the Papuan administration 1906. Foot of cover at front ever so slightly pressed.
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AU$150.00
Contes De Ma Soeur l'Oie

Contes De Ma Soeur l'Oie

by Fort, Paul (SIGNED)

Paris: Armand Jules Klein, 1931. Original Wraps. Very Good. Gino Severini. Folio. Original pictorial wrappers, printed in black and red. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY PAUL FORT TO MADAME CHRISTIAN SCHRAM JUNIOR, with a bound-in page stating: "Exemplaire de Madame Christian Schram Junior" also with a 10 line poem, initialed and dated "1932" my Mr. Fort. Number 35 of 200 copies for friends of the author, additionally initialed beneath the copy number 35, "P.F." A few small chips to edges of wrappers, which are... Read more
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$150.00
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations By Willy Pogany

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations By Willy Pogany

by Fitzgerald, Edward

New York (1930): Thomas Y. Crowell Company. Full-Leather. Quarto, SIGNED 3 times by Willy Pogany; number 222 of 500 copies for America and 750 copies for sale in England. Bound in full green morocco, with a small red and gilt circular device on front panel; top edge gilt, others uncut, printed on fine hand-made paper; with 12 mounted color plates. Inscribed on half-title "To Major Parker Cromwell Kelloch with my best compliments / Xmas 1930 / Willy Pogany." Signed again on the limitation page... Read more
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$1,250.00
THE LOVE HUNTER

THE LOVE HUNTER

by Hassler, Jon (SIGNED)

New York: William Morrow and Co, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JON HASSLER. 311pp. Bound in 1/4 blue cloth over beige paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt. A fine copy in unclipped near fine dust jacket.
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$50.00
Filosofia della Pratica. Economica ed etica

Filosofia della Pratica. Economica ed etica

by Croce, Benedetto

Bari: Gius, Laterza & Fig, 1909. Octavo xix, 418 pages. Index, bibliographic notes. FIRST EDITION. One of the most important Italian speculative texts of the twentieth century, the third volume of the author's Philosophy of the Spirit. "Alcuni capitoli della terza parte erano stati anticipati nella memoria: Riduzione della filosofia del diritto alla filosofia dell'economia, letta all'Accademia Pontaniana di Napoli ... 1907" In salmon colored wrappers; small chip from lower right corner of front panel,... Read more
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$1,200.00
RANEY. A Novel

RANEY. A Novel

by EDGERTON, Clyde (SIGNED)

Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CLYDE EDGERTON ON TITLE PAGE. A Fine copy in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. $12.95 price on front flap of Dust Jacket. 227 pp. Author's First Book.
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$150.00
The Inheritors

The Inheritors

by Golding, William (SIGNED)

London: Faber & Faber, 1955. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM GOLDING ON FEP; "With best wishes/William Golding." Second Impression. Original blue cloth, with gilt lettering on spine; very good +; no dust jacket; several small pin holes in first two blanks and half title.
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$125.00
THE SMOKING MOUNTAIN, Inscribed

THE SMOKING MOUNTAIN, Inscribed

by Boyle, Kay

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "KEEP ON BEING A POET, DEAR MAC CAREY" BY KAY BOYLE to actor Macdonald Carey on the title page, 273pp. Bound in gray cloth, spine lettering white; a very good copy in a very good dust jacket; bookplate to front free endpaper of William Morris Agency, Inc. of Beverly Hills. In unclipped, dust jacket, with small loss at spine ends.
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$250.00
DANCING DAVID

DANCING DAVID

by Gunn, Thom, Dorothea Tanning, illustrations

Kripplebush, New York: Nadja, (1995). First edition, limited issue. Illustrated with a wispy stream of red squiggled lines by Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012), a painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet herself, whose work after 1960 was almost completely abstract (Wikipedia). NUMBER XVII (17) of 25 ROMAN-NUMERALED COPIES "reserved for the poet and the artist" and SIGNED BY GUNN AND TANNING. From a total edition of 126; there were an additional 75 copies in paperwraps and 26 bound in cloth. This copy... Read more
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$450.00
Un Certain Sourire

Un Certain Sourire

by Sagan, Françoise [pseud of Francoise Quoirez]

Paris: Rene Juilliard, 1956. First Edition, Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "A Madame Germaine / Beaumont / en respcteux homage / Francoise Sagan". 8vo; 189pp; original wrappers printed in black with green lined border, corner of last page missing about 1/8 x 2", a bit browned else fine. Germaine Beaumont, the recipient of this book, was a novelist. Francoise Sagan (1935-), wrote BONJOUR TRISTESSE, her first novel when she was just nineteen. Her second novel, UN CERTAIN SOURIRE appeared in... Read more
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$750.00