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WAY STATION by Simak, Clifford

WAY STATION, Doubleday, 1963, first edition, minor bump/crease to the spine extremities, else just about fine in near fine dust-wrapper save for some light rubbing and dust-soil to the front and rear dust-wrapper panels. SIGNED by the author. Among the …

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$6,486.64


LAST AND FIRST MEN by Stapledon, Olaf

LAST AND FIRST MEN, Methuen, 1930, first edition, first issue with 8 page publishers catalogue at rear dated 630, some faint foxing to the first 3 leaves, light scattered foxing to the page edges, else a brilliant just about fine tight copy in a bright v…

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$6,203.25


OF HUMAN BONDAGE by Maugham, W. Somerset

*** PRESENTATION COPY *** OF HUMAN BONDAGE, Heinemann, 1915, first edition, inner hinges cracked, else just about a vg copy in a custom tray-case. INSCRIBED by the author. Quite scarce and desirable thus. …

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$6,203.25


THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY BEING A REVIEW OF THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST BETWEEN ROBERT FITZSIMMONS AND JAMES J CORBETT AT CARSON CITY, NEV. MARCH 17TH 1897 by Siler, George & Houseman, Lou M.

THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY BEING A REVIEW OF THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST BETWEEN ROBERT FITZSIMMONS AND JAMES J CORBETT AT CARSON CITY, NEV. MARCH 17TH 1897, W. J. Jefferson Printing & Publishing Co., N.d. (but 1897), first edition, 52 numbere…

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$5,688.00


LIVE AND LET DIE / A SUPERB COPY by Fleming, Ian & Wodeouse, P. G. & Matheson, Richard & MacDonald, John D

LIVE AND LET DIE in Bluebook for May, 1954, McCall Corporation, first edition, save for a somewhat innocuous store and date stamp (the latter revealing that this item was on sale on April 28th, a mere 24 days after the British edition), fresh and fine i…

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$4,657.50


THE WHITE COMPANY / ***** ASSOCIATION COPY ***** by Doyle, Arthur Conan & Wyeth, N. C

***** ASSOCIATION COPY ***** THE WHITE COMPANY, Cosmopolitan, 1922, first edition thus, first printing with gold-gilt t.p.e.'s, slight rubbing to the fore edge corner tips and spine extremities (the base of the spine has a bit of wear…

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$4,657.50


THE WAR OF THE WORLDS by Wells, H. G

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, Heinemann, 1898, first edition, some age toning to the top page edges, else a bright vg+/near fine copy. Most uncommon thus. Laid in is a fine 3 page, 135 word holograph letter to Jane Barr on his EASTON GLEBE, DUNMOW residential s…

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$4,657.50


THE SIRENS OF TITAN by Vonnegut, Kurt

THE SIRENS OF TITAN, Houghton Mifflin, 1961, first hard-cover edition, just about fine in like dust-wrapper with some light dust-soil to the rear dust-wrapper panel and a bit of tanning to the dust-wrapper spine. A beautiful copy of a most scarce book. …

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$4,399.88


THE MARK OF ZORRO by McCulley, Johnston

THE MARK OF ZORRO, Grosset & Dunlap, 1924, first edition, spine extremities a bit lightened, age toning to the t.p.e.'s, else a bright, tight vg+ copy in an apparent first issue vg dust-wrapper with an equally bright pictorial front dust-wrapper …

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$4,116.49


THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS by Heinlein, Robert

THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS, Putnam, 1966, first edition, just about fine in near fine dust-wrapper with some light wear and tear. The 4th and last of Heinlein's HUGO winning novels. …

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$4,116.49


WAY STATION *** ASSOCIATION COPY *** by Simak, Clifford

*** ASSOCIATION COPY *** WAY STATION, Doubleday, 1963, first edition, near fine in vg+ dust-wrapper. Among the most difficult HUGO winning novels to locate in first edition. Formerly fellow SF writer Hal Clement's copy with hi…

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$3,884.63


DOWN ALL THE DAYS by Brown, Christy

DOWN ALL THE DAYS, Secker & Warburg, 1970, first edition, fine in vg/vg+ color pictorial dust-wrapper with some slight rubbing. SIGNED and dated at time of publication by the author with the added phrase, "Here's to rum!" Rare when enc…

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$3,627.00


RELATION DU VOYAGE DE MR. EVERT ISBRAND ENVOYE DE SA MAJESTE CZARIENNE A L'EMPEREUR DE LA CHINE EN 1692, 93, & 94 by Brand, Adam

RELATION DU VOYAGE DE MR. EVERT ISBRAND ENVOYE DE SA MAJESTE CZARIENNE A L'EMPEREUR DE LA CHINE EN 1692, 93, & 94, Amsterdam, Chez Jean-Louis De Lorme, Librairie fur le Rockin, a la Liberte, 1699, first edition, 250 pages with both frontispiece a…

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$3,627.00


CARRIE by King, Stephen

CARRIE, Doubleday, 1974, first edition, previous owners signature and bookplate, else just about fine in like dust-wrapper with just a hint of tanning to the dust-wrapper spine and a half inch closed tear to the upper margin of the rear dust-wrapper pane…

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$3,627.00


CHILDHOOD'S END by Clarke, Arthur C

CHILDHOOD'S END, Ballantine, 1953, first edition, slight rubbing to corner tips, else a tight, bright vg+ copy in like full color pictorial dust-wrapper with some slight wear and minor professional restoration to the dust-wrapper spine tips. One of t…

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$3,498.19


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