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My 60 Memorable Games (William Lombardy's Copy and the First Copy Bobby Fischer Signed as World Champion) by Bobby Fischer

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. ****AN EXTRAORDINARY PIECE OF CHESS HISTORY**** AND ONE OF THE TOWERING ASSOCIATION COPIES IN THE GAME'S VAST LITERATURE. WARMLY inscribed (in itself very unusual) by the newly-mi...

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$45,000.00


Howl and Other Poems (SIGNED BY 5 OF THE BOOK'S PRINCIPAL FIGURES!!) by Allen Ginsberg

San Francisco: City Lights Pocket Bookshop, 1956. Original wraps. Near Fine. A remarkable Association copy of the 1956 correct 1st edition. This copy not only conforms to all the original issue points but is in beautiful, near-pristine condition. Furthe...

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$30,000.00


Inside the Whale and Other Essays by George Orwell

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1940. Cloth. Very Good. SIGNED BY GEORGE ORWELL on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1940 true 1st edition of this uncommon collection of Orwell essays (consisting of 3 lengthy pieces --"Charles Dicke...

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$15,000.00


AD Alexandrum VII, Pont. Max. Obelisci Aegyptiaci Nuper Inter Isaei Romani Rudera Effossi Interpretatio Hieroglyphica (Interpretations of the Hieroglyphics of the Obelisks of Ancient Egypt) by Athanasii Kircheri (Athanasius Kircher)

Rome: Typographia Varessi, 1666. Full leather. Very Good. The uncommon 1666 original printing of Athanasius Kircher's seminal text (written and printed in Latin) on the obelisks of Ancient Egypt --and his interpretation of their hieroglyphics. Kirch...

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$10,000.00


And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss

New York: The Vanguard Press, 1937. Hardcover. Good +. A magnificent Association copy of the 1937 true 1st edition (Younger & Hirsch, pgs. 14-15) of Dr. Seuss's first published children's book. THIS COPY IS NOT ONLY INSCRIBED BY DR. SEUSS (I...

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$10,000.00


Prattica D'Algebra Di Antonio Biondini by Antonio Biondini

Venice: Battista Tramontin, 1689. Vellum. Very Good -. The very scarce 1689 original printing of Antonio Biondini's "Prattica D'Algebra" ("Treatise of Algebra"). Published in Venice in its commonly-read Latin, the original v...

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$10,000.00


Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

New York: The Viking Press, 1941. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Good/Fine. The August 1941 true 1st edition of this beloved Caldecott-winning tale of a family of ducklings who make Boston their home. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR ROBERT MCCLOSKEY on ...

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$10,000.00


Boxiana; or, Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism (complete in 5 Vols.) by Pierce Egan

London: George Smeeton. ****A CORNERSTONE OF BOXING LITERATURE**** The correct --and uncommon-- 1st edition of Pierce Egan's "Boxiana", complete in 5 volumes. 1812-1824. Bibliographically very tricky but all issue points conform to the 1st ...

From Appledore Books, ABAA

$10,000.00


Life and Resources in America by Arinori Mori

Washington, D.C.: No publisher stated, 1871. 1/2 leather. Very Good. From Japan's first ambassador to the United States, the 1871 1st edition of this very scarce pro-Western report, "for circulation in Japan". WARMLY INSCRIBED BY AMBASSAD...

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$10,000.00


Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin LeFevre

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. The very scarce 1923 correct 1st edition of this landmark in Wall Street literature, with the George H. Doran colophon AND the roman numeral "I" on the copyright page. Widel...

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$9,500.00


A Trove of Original Correspondences from the American Realist Painter Fairfield Porter (1907-1975) by -

Very Good +. An archive of 10 personal letters from Fairfield Porter to his close friend and former lover Carl Morse (whose portrait Fairfield painted in 1961). Also included in the archive are 2 letters from Fairfield's widow Anne Porter to Carl Mo...

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$7,500.00


Artistic Houses (2 Parts of 4) by George William Sheldon

New York: D. Appleton and Comapny, 1883. 1st. Collectible; Very Good. Subtitled "Being a Series of Interior Views of a number of the Most Beautiful and Celebrated Homes in the United States with A Description of the Art Treasures contained therein&...

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$5,000.00


La Chasse Tsarienne en Russie: XVII Siecle -- La Chasse des Tsars Mikhail Feodorovitch et Alexis Mikhailovitch by Nicolas Coutepoff

St. Petersburg: Expedition pour La Confection des Papiers D'Etat, 1900. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. The 1900 second volume of a sweeping 4 volume set ("the first description of hunting published in Russia") devoted to the subject of Tsari...

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$5,000.00


The 1825 Yale College Yearbook (The Class of Samuel Augustus Maverick -- Original Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence) by The Yearbook of Oliver Ellsworth Huntington

New Haven, CT: Yale College, 1825. 1/4 leather. Very Good +. The 1825 Yale College Yearbook (then called "Class-book"). This copy belonged to a student named Oliver Ellsworth Huntington, who had this copy bound in a decorative red leather over...

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$5,000.00


Les Bucoliques de Virgile by Paul Valery, Trans. (Lithographes de Jacques Villon)

Paris: Scripta & Picta, 1953. Original wraps. Near Fine. Jacques Villon. #51 of only 245 copies issued. THIS COPY IS WARMLY INSCRIBED BY JACQUES VILLON (TO NOTED LITERARY BIOGRAPHER FRANCES STEEGMULLER) AND INCLUDES A LARGE ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAW...

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$5,000.00


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