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in our time

in our time by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1924. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Binder's glue stains on the endpapers, as usual, tiny ...

$55,000.00
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE. Signed by Salinger, J.D

Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Boston: Little, Brown & Company...

$55,000.00
Gravity’s Rainbow.

Gravity’s Rainbow. by Pynchon, Thomas

New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First edition of Pynchon's National Book Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Present...

$42,000.00
One Hundred Years of Solitude; Innocent Erendira; In Evil Hour; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor; Clandestine in Chile; Love in the Time of Cholera. . .

One Hundred Years of Solitude; Innocent Erendira; In Evil Hour; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor; Clandestine in Chile; Love in the Time of Cholera. . . by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

NY and Bogota: Harper & Row, Knopf, LEC, Grupo Editorial Norma (1968-2005)., 1968. Gabriel Garcia Marquez Collection. 16 Fir...

$32,500.00
ANTHEM

ANTHEM by Rand, Ayn

London: Cassell, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. London: Cassell, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. The true f...

$23,500.00
ULYSSES.

ULYSSES. by JOYCE. JAMES

Shakespeare and Company. Paris. 1922. FIRST EDITION. Number 811 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies and one of 750 copies prin...

£16,500.00
REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE

REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE by McCULLERS, Carson

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Covers soiled and worn, lacking the dustwrapper. Good in a Fine custo...

$18,750.00
CAMERA OBSCURA. with DESPAIR

CAMERA OBSCURA. with DESPAIR by Nabokov, Vladimir

London: John Long, Limited, [1935] & ;1937] Two Volumes, 1935. 1st Edition. Soft cover. London: John Long, Limited, [1935] ...

$17,500.00
Go Down  Moses and Other Stories

Go Down Moses and Other Stories by FAULKNER William

New York: Random House, (1942). First edition. three-quarter brick red cloth over salmon colored, textured paper boards, top ed...

$15,000.00
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire by Williams, Tennessee

New York: New Directions, 1947. First edition. Pink boards; virtually as new in dust jacket, unfaded and with no wear. One of t...

$15,000.00
Flash and Filigree; The Magic Christian; Red Dirt Marijuana; Candy

Flash and Filigree; The Magic Christian; Red Dirt Marijuana; Candy by SOUTHERN, Terry

NY: Various. (1958-1967). The first four books by Southern -- creator of Dr. Strangelove and screenwriter of Easy Rider -- each ...

$12,500.00
ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES by HEMINGWAY. ERNEST

Charles Scribner`s Sons. New York. 1950. PRESENTATION ISSUE, PRECEDING THE FIRST U.S. EDITION. With Scribner logo and letter A...

£9,500.00
The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye by SALINGER, J.D

Boston: Little, Brown. 1951. Salinger's classic first book, a coming-of-age novel that has influenced successive generations of ...

$12,000.00
To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee, Harper

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. Softcover. F/. 1st edition.. Author's Pulitzer Prize winning first (and only...

$12,000.00
SET OF WINNIE THE POOH FIRST EDITIONS. 4 Volumes. -- When We were very young. -- Winnie the Pooh. -- Now We are Six. -- The House at Pooh Corner.

SET OF WINNIE THE POOH FIRST EDITIONS. 4 Volumes. -- When We were very young. -- Winnie the Pooh. -- Now We are Six. -- The House at Pooh Corner. by MILNE. A. A. --- E. H. Shepard, Illustrates

Methuen and Co. London. 1924 - 28. FIRST EDITIONS. Four volumes. 8vo(7.7 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated throughout with wonderful l...

£8,750.00



Modern firsts is a category that attracts many collectors and to which a great number of dealers state a specialty, but there isn't a consensus on what is meant by modern firsts. Where does the modern era begin? Some in the rare book trade will set the starting point for modern firsts at the beginning of the 20th century, others push that date back a bit to the later part of the 19th century. Biblio marks the start of modern firsts as 1919, corresponding with the end of WWI.

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