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WITH TRUMPET AND DRUM by Field, Eugene

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. Publishers quarter vellum and boards, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Binding somewhat soiled and worn, former owner's bookplate, otherwise a very good copy. Cloth folding box. First edition, limited issue. One of an un...

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$15,000.00


THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE DAMNED by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Green cloth, lettered in gilt and blind. Top edge and endsheets dust marked, otherwise about fine, the cloth unusually bright and the gilt lettering unblemished. The outer panels of the pictorial dust jacket are u...

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$15,000.00


POEMS BY... by Johnson, Lionel

London & Boston: Elkin Mathews & Copeland & Day, 1895. Original polished brown buckram, spine stamped in gilt, title printed in black and red. Corners a bit bumped, crown of spine frayed, cloth a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of t...

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$13,500.00


WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG [ with:] WINNIE-THE- POOH [with:] NOW WE ARE SIX [with:] THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER by Milne, A.A

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. Four volumes. Gilt decorated cloth, t.e.g. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. First trade editions of the constituent volumes of Milne's durable chronicle of the adventures of Christopher Robin, with the circle widening t...

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$12,500.00


TRIBAL SIGN" [original lithograph] by Frankenthaler, Helen

[Mt. Kisco: Tyler Graphics, 1987. Folio. 61 x 47 cm (24 x 18.5 inches). Original lithograph printed in colors. Floated on a mat and professionally framed. Fine. One of 47 numbered copies, signed and dated by the artist, in addition to ten proofs. A super...

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$12,000.00


A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN by Joyce, James

New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. Medium blue cloth, lettered in gilt and blind. Top edge slightly dust darkened, trivial rubbing at crown and toe of spine, but a very near fine copy, in a fragment of the very scarce printed dust jacket. First edition. Alth...

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$11,500.00


ULYSSES by Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1927. Oblong octavo. Original blue wrappers. Extremities somewhat shelfworn, with small sliver loss at crown of lower joint, a few creases to spine, otherwise a very good copy. Half morocco folding slipcase, with inner clo...

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$10,000.00


LIGHT IN AUGUST by Faulkner, William

New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. Large octavo. Rough woven tan cloth, lettered in blue and orange. A fine copy in equally fine and unusually bright and fresh pictorial dust jacket, with the very slightly chipped and tanned outer glassine wr...

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$10,000.00


SELECT POEMS OF WILLIAM BARNES. CHOSEN AND EDITED WITH A PREFACE AND GLOSSARIAL NOTES BY THOMAS HARDY by Hardy, Thomas [ed]

London: Henry Frowde, 1908. Original elaborately gilt decorated cloth, t.e.g., ribbon marker. Usual foxing to endsheets, otherwise a fine copy in lightly frayed and smudged (but very scarce) dust jacket. Slipcase. From the collection of Frederick B. Adam...

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$10,000.00


GONE WITH THE WIND by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: Macmillan, 1936. Thick octavo. Gray cloth, lettered in blue. Modest rubbing at corners, with a few small smudges to cloth, usual light tanning to endsheets, but a very good, tight copy in shelfworn dust jacket with a creased edge tear, two larg...

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$10,000.00


VOYAGES IMAGINAIRES, SONGES, VISIONS, ET ROMANS CABALISTIQUES [with:] HISTOIRE DE NAUFRAGES, OR RECEUIL DES RELATIONS LES PLUS INTERESSANTES DES NAUFRAGES, HIVERNEMENS...QUI ONT ÉTÉ PUBLIÉES DEPUIS LE QUINZÈME SIÈCLE JUSQÀ PRÉSENT [edited by M. J. L. H. Simon Deperthes] by [Garnier, Charles Georges Thomas (ed)]

Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris: Rue et Hotel Serpente, 1787- 89 [and:] Paris: Chez Cuchet, 1789. Thirty-nine volumes. Octavo. Uniformly bound in contemporary black calf, spines heavily gilt, contrasting red and orange gilt lettering pieces, with gilt c...

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$10,000.00


THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Grahame, Kenneth

London: Methuen and Co., 1908. Original publisher's medium blue-green pictorial cloth, spine and upper cover elaborately decorated in gilt, t.e.g. Frontispiece by Graham Robertson. Tiny pictorial bookplate on front pastedown (Mary Elizabeth Hudson), penc...

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$10,000.00


MADAME BOVARY MŒURS DE PROVINCE by Flaubert, Gustave

Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1857. Two volumes. [8],[5]-232;[4],[233]-490pp. plus final blank and 36pp. publisher's catalogue dated "Mars 1857." Octavos. Full brown crushed levant, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt, plum morocco doublures, silk moir...

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$9,500.00


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