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NEW STOCK TREND DETECTOR: A REVIEW OF THE 1929-1932 PANIC AND THE 1932-1935 BULL MARKET

NEW STOCK TREND DETECTOR: A REVIEW OF THE 1929-1932 PANIC AND THE 1932-1935 BULL MARKET

by Gann, William D.

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New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Co, 1936. First Edition. First Printing. About FIne in a Very Good+ example of the rare dustjacket. Upper board edges very faintly sunned, with a single tiny dent to the lower part of the front panel, else Fine. The jacket is unclipped, retaining the publisher's $3.00 price. Minute loss to the crown of the spine and corner tips, spine panel sunned, with a 1.75 inch tear along the lower front joint. A presentable, unrestored copy of Gann's fourth book, his acute study on investing and speculating the stock market.
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VIVIR PARA CONTARLA: MEMORIAS [LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED]
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VIVIR PARA CONTARLA: MEMORIAS [LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED]

by García Márquez, Gabriel (text); Hendrix, Jan (illustrations)

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México: Blacamán Editor, 2004. Limited Edition. An exquisite fine press publication of the Nobel Prize-winning author's 2002 memoir, covering his childhood years through 1950, when he proposed to his wife. This edition involved close collaboration between García Marquez, his son Gonzalo García (who designed the typeface), and Dutch-born artist Jan Hendrix, who has lived and worked in Mexico since 1978. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Order of the Aztec Eagle, the most prestigious award given by the Mexican government to foreigners, for his contributions to art and architecture. The book appears to have had fairly limited distribution; the first hundred copies were bound in Madrid, and became the property of García Márquez and his wife Mercedes Barcha, with copies 101-200 bound and available for sale. A deluxe edition (copies 201-250) was also produced for private distribution. Scarce, with no copies for sale in the trade or in the auction record, and OCLC noting just 5 holdings… Read more
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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE - REVIEW COPY, WITH TLS FROM PUBLISHER LAID IN
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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE - REVIEW COPY, WITH TLS FROM PUBLISHER LAID IN

by García Márquez, Gabriel (novel); Rabassa, Gregory (translation)

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. First American Edition. A superlative copy of the Nobel Prize winner's masterpiece, and likely the most widely-read Spanish language novel aside from 'Don Quixote.' The present example is a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in; the slip differs from other Harper & Row review slips from the same period, in that in states "IMPORTANT: please note that this is UNCORRECTED PROOF." Also laid into this copy is a brief, one page typed letter from Harper & Row publisher Cass Canfield, Jr. to Dr. Howard B. Gotlieb, former Director of Special Collections at Boston University. The letter is dated 21 October, 1969 - some four months prior to publication of the book - and mentions the enclosure of an advance proof of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude.' It isn't lost on us that the copy these materials came to us in is not an uncorrected proof (of which we presently know of exactly 2 copies). We can only surmise that these proof materials were placed into this… Read more
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LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA - UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY, INSCRIBED
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LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA - UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY, INSCRIBED

by García Márquez, Gabriel (novel); Grossman, Edith (translation)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First Edition. Uncorrected proof copy of the Nobel Prize-winning author's fourth novel, the saga of love and loss over five decades. A significant association copy inscribed by Edith Grossman, the preeminent translator of literary works from Spanish to English, to Glenn Horowitz, who brokered both the sale of her papers to the Lilly Library, and García Márquez's archive to the Ransom Center. Between 1988-2005 Grossman was the author's primary Spanish-to-English translator, responsible for bringing seven of his works to a wide audience outside of Latin America. Klein E13.a.1. Octavo (21cm); publisher's second state white card wrappers, with titles printed in black on spine and front cover; [x],[3],4-348,[2]pp. Inscribed by translator Edith Grossman to Glenn Horowitz across the upper title page: "For Glenn - With friendship and affection - Edie / 9-27-11 / NYC." A Fine copy, lacking the publisher's folding card envelope.
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THE AUTUMN OF THE PATRIARCH

by García Márquez, Gabriel (novel); Rabassa, Gregory (translation)

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First British Edition. New. First Printing. Fine in a Fine, priceclipped dustjacket.
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LEAF STORM AND OTHER STORIES - REVIEW COPY

LEAF STORM AND OTHER STORIES - REVIEW COPY

by García Márquez, Gabriel (stories); Rabassa, Gregory (translation)

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. First American Edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's third book translated into English, collecting the title story and six shorter works. Not an uncommon title, but scarce as a review copy. Klein E3.a.1. First Printing, a review copy, with publisher's printed slip and a black & white promotional photograph of the author laid in. Octavo; turquoise cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in silver and dark green on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 146pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with some pinpoint rubbing at spine ends, and a tiny stain at upper corner of front joint on verso.
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NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL AND OTHER STORIES - REVIEW COPY

NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL AND OTHER STORIES - REVIEW COPY

by García Márquez, Gabriel

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New York: Harper and Row, 1968. First American Edition. Basis for the well-received 1999 film "El Colonel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba," starring Salma Hayek; the film was nominated for the Palm d'Or at Cannes in 1999. The 1982 Nobel Prize winner's first book in English, particularly desirable as a Review Copy. Klein E1.a.1. First Printing, a Review Copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. Octavo; 3/4 goldenrod paper over quarter rust-colord cloth, with titles stamped in dark brown on spine; dustjacket; 170pp. Slight wrinkle to cloth near crown (likely a production flaw), else Fine. In the first issue dustjacket, with the Jerry Bauer photo credit on rear panel; unclipped, with a few short edge tears, shallow chip at upper left corner of the spine, with trace of rubbing to lower left portion of the spine panel - Near Fine. Basis for the well-received 1999 film "El Colonel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba," starring Salma Hayek; the film was nominated for the Palm d'Or at Cannes in 1999. The 1982 Nobel Prize… Read more
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THE CASE OF THE TERRIFIED TYPIST

THE CASE OF THE TERRIFIED TYPIST

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1956. First Edition. The 54th Perry Mason novel, centered around a temp typist who runs out of Mason's office in a hurry, after which he and Della Street discover a clutch of diamonds stuck to the bottom of her desk with chewing gum. Her involvement in a subsequent murder trial features an ending unique to this series - the only time that Perry Mason lost a case. Mundell, p.52; Hubin, p.158. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); salmon cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; x,243,[3]pp. Pinpoint wear to spine ends, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.75), with light wear and a few tiny tears to extremities, and the spine perfectly unfaded.
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THE CASE OF THE SHAPELY SHADOW - REVIEW COPY

THE CASE OF THE SHAPELY SHADOW - REVIEW COPY

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1960. First Edition. First Printing, a Review Copy, with the publisher's rubber-stamped slip laid in. Octavo (19.5cm); yellow paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; vi,247,[3]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.95), with light wear to spine ends and extremities.
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THE CASE OF THE FAN-DANCER'S HORSE - REVIEW COPY
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THE CASE OF THE FAN-DANCER'S HORSE - REVIEW COPY

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1947. First Edition. Sharp copy of the 29th Perry Mason novel, beginning with a hit-and-run accident in California's Imperial Valley. The plot centers around two attractive fan dancers sharing the same name, two bloody ostrich fans, a samurai sword, and a horse with an unusual addition to its saddle. Mundell, p.48; Hubin, p.159; Pronzini & Muller, pp. 281-82. First Printing, a Review Copy, with the publisher's rubber-stamped slip laid in. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine; dustjacket; [vi],250pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.50), with a hint of sunning to spine and some trivial wear.
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THE CASE OF THE DARING DECOY

THE CASE OF THE DARING DECOY

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1957. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; viii,9-281,[7]pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.95), with light wear and a few tiny tears, and a tiny bruise to lower rear flap fold. The 54th Perry Mason novel, originally serialized as The Proxy Murder in the Chicago Tribue-New York News syndicate between September 8-October 19, 1957. Mason defends a man embroiled in a stock battle, accused of murdering his business rival's secretary. Mundell, p.53; Hubin, p.158.
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THE CASE OF THE SCREAMING WOMAN

THE CASE OF THE SCREAMING WOMAN

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1957. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); slate grey cloth, with titles stamped in burgundy on spine and front cover; dustjacket; viii,246,[2]pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.95), with light wear to crown and extremities. The 53rd Perry Mason novel, in which Mason defends a woman accused of murdering a doctor who runs an illegal adoption agency. Mundell, p.52; Hubin, p.158.
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BLACK MASK - VOL.XXIII, NO.2 (JUNE, 1940)

BLACK MASK - VOL.XXIII, NO.2 (JUNE, 1940)

by Gardner, Erle Stanley; Stinson, H.H.; Torrey, Roger (contributors); De Soto, Rafael (cover art)

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Chicago: Fictioneers, Inc, 1940. First Edition. Contains the stories 'Tong Trouble' by Erle Stanley Gardner, 'Clamp Down' by H.H. Stinson, and 'Too Many Angles' by Roger Torrey, et al. Terrific cover by De Soto for Gardner's story. Hagemann 982. Quarto; illustrated wrappers; 130pp, illus. Edge chipping, tears, and brief loss to upper left corner of front wrapper; barest tanning to text edges, else creamy and supple; still bright and complete - Very Good.
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THE CASE OF THE CALENDAR GIRL

THE CASE OF THE CALENDAR GIRL

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1958. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); yellow cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; viii,241,[7]pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.95), with some trivial wear to extremities and a single, tiny tear to upper edge of front panel. The 57th Perry Mason novel, where Mason successfully defends a man accused of murdering a corrput politician by shifting the blame onto a model; when the model is accused of murder based on evidence Mason uncovered, he decides to defend her. Mundell, p.53; Hubin, p.158.
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THE SERPENT, ATLAN, THE CITY [ATLAN SAGA - BOOKS 1-3]

THE SERPENT, ATLAN, THE CITY [ATLAN SAGA - BOOKS 1-3]

by Gaskell, Jane

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London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd, 1966. First Editions. First three volumes in Gaskell's Atlan saga, "a sprawling popular romance series set in old Atlantis, full of sex, human-animal couplings, chases galore, mad scientists and a whole farrago of clichés" (Barron 4A-115, Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide). Locke (A Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1), p.89. First Impressions. Three octavo volumes (21cm); variously-colored boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spines; pictorial endpapers; dustjackets; [4],5-445,[3]; [6],7-286,[2]; [6],7-189,[3]pp. Light wear to extremities, scattered foxing to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjackets are price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and gently spine-sunned (moderately, in the case of Atlan); light dust-soil to The City, with some vertical cracking to laminate along front joint of same; Very Good+. Provenance: From the collection of Spectrum of Fantasy author George Locke.
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JOHN D. MACDONALD - REVIEWER'S COPY, WITH A COLLECTION OF CORRESPONDENCE

by Geherin, David

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New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co, 1982. First Edition. A very readable, critical study of MacDonald's work through the early 1980's by Geherin, an Eastern Michigan University professor. An unknown reviewer's copy bearing an interesting group of correspondence: photocopies of three letters written between Geherin and MacDonald between 1980-82; one photocopied letter with attached book review to Jean and Walter Shine (MacDonald's bibliographers), signed by "Mike;" one original typed letter, signed, from Geherin to Jean and Walter Shine. Paperback issue, a reviewer's working copy, with numerous holograph notations throughout the text. Octavo; aquamarine photo-illustrated wrappers; 202pp. Faint vertical crease along front joint; but for the notations, Near Fine.
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SAND AND FOAM: A BOOK OF APHORISMS

SAND AND FOAM: A BOOK OF APHORISMS

by Gibran, Kahlil

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Trade Edition. Attractive copy of the Lebanese-American author's fifth English language book, an illustrated volume of aphorisms, poems, and parables published three years after The Prophet. Uncommon in dustjacket. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); black cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dark gray topstain; dustjacket; [viii],85,[3]pp; with frontispiece and six illustrations reproduced from original drawings by the author. Contemporary signature and date (Margaret H. Croft, 1927) written in ink on front endpaper; vintage Los Angeles booksellers ticket at upper rear pastedown; spine ends gently nudged, spine gilt a bit oxidized, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is edgeworn, gently spine-sunned, with green spine lettering almost entirely faded; losses to spine ends and corner tips, with several short tears, and a few vertical splits at mid-spine neatly and archivally mended on verso; just Very Good, but still a… Read more
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ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES - REVIEW COPY, SIGNED

ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES - REVIEW COPY, SIGNED

by Gibson, William

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999. First Edition. Attractive copy of the third and final volume in Gibson's Bridge Trilogy, set in a postmodern, dystopian, post-cyberpunk future. First Printing, a review copy, with three pages of publisher's publicity sheets folded and laid in. Octavo (cm); goldenrod and black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in white on spine; dustjacket; [x],277,[1]pp. Signed by the author on the first blank page. Spine ends gently nudged, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $24.95), with some very light external wear.
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WINNING THE FUTURE: A 21ST CENTURY CONTRACT WITH AMERICA - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

WINNING THE FUTURE: A 21ST CENTURY CONTRACT WITH AMERICA - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

by Gingrich, Newt

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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 2005. Limited Edition. Octavo (23.5cm); full red leather, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and covers; silk endpapers; all edges gilt; xxviii,243,[1]pp. Signed by the author on a preliminary limitation page. Fine and unread, with the publisher's notes card and signed COA loosely laid in.
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ENTERING KANSAS CITY HIGH

ENTERING KANSAS CITY HIGH

by Ginsberg, Allen

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Lawrence, KS: T. Williams, Publisher, 1967. First Edition. Broadside printing a poem written by Ginsberg at midnight, February 12, 1966, on his way to Kansas. Lino-cut of the title, Ginsberg's name, and his trademark three-headed fish uncredited. Morgan AA7. Original illustrated broadside, offset printed in black on light brown wove paper, measuring 38cm x 61cm (15" x 24"). Light wear to upper and lower right corners, two tiny tears along upper margin, else Near Fine.
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