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Coniston

By: Churchill, Winston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10741

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Maroon cloth with gilt titles and border. Book and gilt are fresh and bright. Book has very light edge and corner wear, with small bump on bottom right corner. Book is square and securely bound. Former owner's name on ffep. Overall light aging. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 543 pages View more info

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Chapters

By: Cooper, James Fennimore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 10754

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New book in new slipcase. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 343 pages; Special edition produced by Westvaco for Christmas gifts in 1986. View more info

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The Deerslayer Or, the First War-Path

By: Cooper, James Fennimore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint; Later Printing

Seller ID: 10755

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with black titles and picture of Inian in canoe. Edge, corner and surface wear but square and securely bound. Former owner's name on ffep. Quite attractive. ; Color Frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 536 pages; No date, possibly ca. 1935 View more info

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Girlfriend in a Coma

By: Coupland, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9331

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket has some wear to edges and light scuffing and loss of gloss. There is a remainder mark onthe bottom edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages; This is a first edition copy. A teenager falls into a mysterious coma in 1979, then awakes in the late '90s to a radically different world, including an apocalyptic virus that threatens to destroy the world. View more info

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--And I Worked At the Writer's Trade Chapters of Literary History, 1918-1978

By: Cowley, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1978

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10756

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only light shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

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3 Stories of Peacetime

By: Crane, Stephen (ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Kingsport Press: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Book and slipcase have almost no wear. ; B&W Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 58 pages; Limited to 1250 copie. Special note from publisher, James C. Sams, laid in. Signed by Sams. View more info

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Waiting for the Verdict

By: Davis, Mrs. R. H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1868

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15166

Condition: Very Good


Brown patterned cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine. This copy has some edge and corner wear with bumps on the corners and light damage at spine ends. A few light areas, including one streak, on front. See scan. Otherwise the book is square and securely bound. Some interior aging. The copyright page lists the date as 1867, but the title page has 1868. This is correct for the first edition of this book. On the title page there is either a light blue stamp or th... View more info

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Train

By: Dexter, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13466

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book is almost new. Jacket has a little edgewear along top. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Billy Bathgate

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5671

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book and jacket both have very light shelf wear and light aging. Small black stain on top foredge -- could be a remainder mark but may just be an old ink stainsince it very lightly touches interior pages, about twenty. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 323 pages; Doctorow novel of New York and the Dutch Schultz gang which Billy Batgate becomes a part of. View more info

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Timothy McSweeney's The Presumption of Good Will

By: Eggers, Dave (ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, McSweeney's: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12922

Condition: Near Fine


White wraps with blackmtype. This copy appears fine and unread. Very attractive copy.. ; No. 9; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 252 pages; Signed fully in cursive by Eggers on second free end paper and dated 10/26/02. Includes A. M. Holmes, William Vollmann, Dennis Johnson, Doug Dorst, and others. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Timothy McSweeney's Windfall Republic : No. 3

By: Eggers, Dave (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rejkjavik, Oddi Printing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12923


White wraps with black printing. Book wis F except for very small bumps at corners. Beautiful copy. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 287 pages; Contributions by Lawrence Weschler, Rick Moody, Judy Budnitz, Chris Sorrentino, Brent Hoff, Jonathan Lethem, Sarah Vowell and many others, including a short story by David Foster Wallace on spine. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Nest of Fear

By: Ellson, Hal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11570

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps with crease across top right corner and old reading crease to right of spine edge. Spine itself is neither creased nor cracked. Binding is sound. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 160 pages; Novel of juvenile delinquents in the 1960's. View more info

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Conduct of Life

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1861

Seller ID: 11483

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Brown cloth over boards with titles in gilt on spine. Edge, corner and surface wear with boards showing at a couple of corners. Old but light stain of some sort slightly darkens upper half of front (see scan). Small areas of damage on spine edges. Former owners' names in pencil on first two free endpapers. Also, Emerson's name is written in pencil under his printed name on the title page. This is not Emerson's autograph but something done by one of the former owners. The... View more info

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Triple Play

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, The Spiral Press: 1939

Edition: Blumenthal

Seller ID: 15032

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue wraps, stitched with white thread. Published as a Holiday Greeting from Ann and Joseph Blumenthal (owners of The Spiral Press) with the poem Triple Plate by Frost, and illustrated with decorations by Fritz Eichenberg. (Crane B7.) This copy has some off-setting or staining on endpapers, probably from the printing process. Overall it is about NF with the stains on the front and rear endpapers being the only real detractor. Joseph Blumenthal began the tr... View more info

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At the Owl Woman Saloon

By: Gallagher, Tess

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Scribner: 1997

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 10534

Condition: New


Agent's sticker on front. New condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; Uncorrected Proof of this collection of stories. View more info

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A Member of the Third House; A Dramatic Story

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Schulte & Co.: 1892

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16197

Condition: Very Good-


Softcover edition of Hamlin Garland's third novel, which was issued in hardcover this same year. This copy is square and securely bound. There is an early and well-done tape repair on the spine. Please see scans. Otherwise this copy has only light edge and corner wear along with expected aging. Of some interest is the Columbia Bicycle ad on the rear wrap which has an image of a rider, or "wheelman" in the ad, on a bike. The image on the front shows three politicians in a... View more info

A Free life

By: Ha Jin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16028

ISBN: 0375424652

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is signed on the title page with no inscription. Book is as new and unread. Jacke has maybe a hint of shelf wear. Ha Jin is the award-winning Chinese-American author. This was his fifth novel. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 660 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Autographed Passage from Times and Places by Emily Hahn

By: Hahn, Emily

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York ?, Emily Hahn: c. 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15363

Condition: Very Good


This is a signed, typed passage from the book, Times and Places by Emily Hahn. It is on onion kin type paper. The type is somewhat light and there is a small tear on the top edge near the right corner. Hahn's signature is bold. Hahn was the author of over fifty books and was labelled by The New Yorker: "a forgotten American literary treasure." Her motto, of sorts was, "Nobody told me not to go." Hahn is beginning to experience a sort of comeback because ... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Bret Harte

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1883

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 7898

Condition: Very Good-


Brown cloth with brown and gilt decorations (butterfly on flower) and titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear, but binding is square and secure. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 324 pages View more info

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Years of Discretion : Novelized from the Play by the Authors

By: Hatton, Frederic and Fanny Locke Hatton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead: 1913

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11124

Condition: Very Good-


Corners and head and foot of spine bumped, some staining to boards, which looks worse in scan than on book. Light foxing on ffep, frontispiece and title pages, other pages lightly toned. Binding is secure and tight. ; 4 full page color plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages; "SYRACUSE, N. Y. , Nov. 4. (1912) -- David Belasco presented a new comedy, "Years of Discretion," by Frederick and Fanny Locke Hatton, at the Empire Theatre here to-night. The centr... View more info

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Twice-Told Tales, Two Vols.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields: 1851

Edition: Third American Edition; 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 15686

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


2 volumes. 4 ad, 287; 288 pp. with frontispiece portrait of Hawthorne, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering. Rubbing to cloth with a bit of loss at spine heads; some light foxing; square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Overall,very good. Third American Edition, with a new preface by Hawthorne. This is a collection of Hawthorne's short stories. Frontispiece state "B." Clark A2.6; BAL 7603.; B&W Frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 287, 288 pages View more info

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Across the River and Into the Trees

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14026

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Book has some edge, corner and surface wear along with a faded spine. Still square and securely bound. Jacket still looks relatively nice in Mylar but is holding together in only a coupl of areas along the spine. Some loss at spine ends. Jacket actually looks pretty good to be in fair condition only. This is one of Hemingway's later novels. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages View more info

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Their Wedding Journey

By: Howells, William Dean

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Illustrated Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15942

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Bound in gilt-bordered white cloth with some light foxing/toning -- typical of this edition. Otherwise the book has only light wear. Square and securely bound. The brown, linen dustjacket with gilt titles on spine has some light wear at extremities but is still in quite remarkable condition. This was the first illustrated trade edition, there also being a large-paper, limited edition in vellum. This is a very attractive copy which includes the final chapter, "Niagra Revi... View more info

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Henry Miller: A Personal Archive

By: Jackson, Roger & Wm. E. Ashley (compilers)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Roger Jackson, et al: 1994

Edition: 1st Hardcover Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 15297

ISBN: 09634235694

Condition: Fine


This number 19 of a Limited Edition of 100 copies bound in boards of this Sale Catalogue of Henry Miller's Personal Archive. It is signed by Tony and Valentine Miller, Henry Miller's son and daughter. A promotional card written and published by Henry Miller (and perhaps signed by him) is laid in a special pocket on the rear pastedown and attested as authentic by Tony and Valentine Miller on the Limitation Page. This is a beautiful and pristine copy of this compendium of ... View more info

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Hangsaman

By: Jackson, Shirley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15927

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Book has some light fading on spine along with very minor damgae at top of spine. Square and securely bound with bright interior. Colophon page has FSY logo indicating first printing. VG. Dust wrapper has edge and corner wear with creasing and short closed tears. Some soiling or toning on back. Wraper is clipped at the top with a $3.00 price stamped at the bottom of the front flap, as seems to have been the practice on all of the first wrappers.VG-. Hangsaman waas Jackso... View more info