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Sleeveless Errand by Norah C. James

Scarce. Perhaps the only published copy of the British edition in existence. Hardcover Near Fine. No DJ. First edition of author's first book. Banned very shortly after publication. Suppressed in England on March 4, 1929. As a result, this may be the o…

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Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Facsimile Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition, First Printing with the Scribner's "A" and publisher's seal printed on the copyright page. The binding is square. Light wear to the spine and edges. Pages are clean…

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Bleak House by Charles Dickens

Hardcover Condition: Fine. 1st edition, 1st issue. 624 pages. Almost no foxing. Beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere. Five raised bands with gilt image of Charles Dickens on cover and facsimile of Charles Dickens' signature on rear. Text block edges in gi…

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Twelve Fables of Aesop by Narrated by Glenway Wescott and Antonio Frasconi (illustrator)

Hardcover Condition:Fine. Slipcase Condition: VG-. Limited Edition (1 of 25 lettered copies). Twelve Fables of Aesop narrated by Glenway Wescott, illustrated with 18 linoleum blocks by Antonio Frasconi, designed and printed in three colors (black, gra…

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Tablettes Historiques and Anecdote des Rois de France Depuis Pharamond Jusqu'a Louis XV : contenant les traits remarquables de leur histoire leurs actions singulieres leurs maximes & leurs bons-mots

Hardcover Condition: Very Good. 2nd edition. Three (3) volumes bound as one. Full calf. Marbled end papers. Historical Tablets and Anecdotes of the Kings of France From Pharamond To Louis XV: containing the remarkable features of their history their …

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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition, First Printing. An attractive, fine dust jacket that is rich in color with no visible wear to spine ends and panels. DJ rarely seen in this condition. Not price clipped. ($2.50)…

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition (printed on copyright page), First Printing. New facsimile dust jacket. Bound in the publisher's green cloth. Rubbing to tips and spine head and foot. Two small spots on front board. A couple…

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Chronicles of Yaddo by Katrina Trask

Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Rare. The De Vinne Press (printed, not published). Copy No. 35 of an unknown number. Introduction by Katrina Trask's husband, Spencer Trask. Signed by Spencer Trask. Vellum paper. Velvet end papers. Lockin…

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Hudibras. In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended: With Additions. To which are added Annotations, With an Exact Index to the Whole. Adorn'd with a new Set of Cuts, Design'd and Engrav'd by Mr. Hogarth. by Samuel Butler

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Signed twice by Founding Father George Walton. 400 pages plus index and "List of Books Lately Published." Original 1732 brown leather 5-ribbed binding. Hogarth engravings appeared first in 1726. Nine (9) total plates, i…

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain

First Edition and First Issue (BAL 3310) of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain. ition, first printing with the yellow advertising leaf facing the title-page and unbroken type pages 21, 66, and 128. Publisher: C.H. Webb, New Yor…

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poetical Works in Five Volumes by Elizabeth Barrett Browing

Hardcover. Condition: VG+/NF. Five volumes. Limited edition. No. 51 of 150 copies printed on Holland paper "all of which are signed and numbered, was printed in the month of May 1884." (2 additional copies printed on Vellum and 20 additional copies pri…

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Three Hundred English Sonnets

Condition: NF. Light soiling to spine and covers. Beautifully bound. The sonnets of over eighty sonneteers in full vellum. Of this edition on large paper, consisting of 100 copies, 75 were for sale in America. No. 43 of 100 copies. Chosen and edited…

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Letters Written By the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects by Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope

Hardcover. Condition: Fine (almost As New). Slipcase: Fine Second Edition. Four vols. Bound by Bayntun Riviere, Bath, England in 3/4 calf with marbled boards. Gilt top edge. Internally very clean. Ownership bookplate on FFEPs. Vol. I external hinge has…

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Abasalom, Absalom by William Faulkner

Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. New York:Random House. 1936. First trade edition. 384pp, with folding map of "Yoknapataw Co." at rear. Book is in Fine condition with red topstain faded some, slightly browned page…

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Gustave Dore (illustrator)

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1877. 2nd edition. Elephant folio (15 by 18-1/2 inches), original pictorial cloth gilt, beveled boards, all edges gilt. Complete with 39 full-page plates with tissue guards, engraved title pa…

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