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The Murderer's Companion

by ROUGHEAD, William

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Published
1941
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: The Readers Club, 1941. Previous owner's neat name penned to ffep. The first edition of this collection of six criminous conundrums by the mystery writer. 365 pages. Introduction by Alexander Woollcott. Scarce in this protected condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Near Fine.
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Wine of Choice

by BEHRMAN, S. N

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Published
1938
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Random House, 1938. A "Threatre Guild" play; introduction by John Anderson; slight darkening to DW extremes; 213pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.
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Blue Denim

by HERLIHY, James Leo /NOBLE, William

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Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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New York: Random House, 1958. With Chester Morris, and a young Carol Lynley; black & white plates; 110pp. A bit of darkening to spine of dustwrapper -- but overall a most acceptable copy of the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Compulsion - A Play

by LEVIN, Meyer

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Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$125.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. Light toning to type on spine of d.w. First Play edition; foreword by the author; previous owners stamp on ffep.; 132pp. Scarce. Based on the best selling novel of the 1950's. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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A Streetcar Named Desire

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee

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Published
1947
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$4,950.00

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NY: New Directions, 1947. Previous owner's neat ownership stamp to ffep. The first edition of this book, bound in pink boards, printed in black and white. Book is stunning with no discernible flaws. The dustwrapper shows some yellowing to top edge of front panel and crinkling and minor closed tears to top of back panel. A beautiful… Read more
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The Snow Poems (Review Copy)

by Ammons, A. R

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393044676
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$65.00

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New York: Norton, 1977. Review copy with slip laid-in; 292pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Review Copy with Slip laid in.
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Man with a Bull-Tongue Plow

by STUART, Jesse

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Published
1934
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$550.00

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NY: Dutton, 1934. Dustwrapper shows a completely closed 1" tear to top of front panel. Book shows typical brown offsetting to endsheets. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown. A tight, clean (and most acceptable) copy of the author's first regularly publishe book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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Idyls of the King

by TENNYSON, Alfred Lord

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Published
1859
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$195.00

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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. An unusually nice copy bound in the original dark brown vertically ribbed cloth stamped in gold (still very readable) with virtually none of the edgewear that usually plagues this title. The true first edition with the July Advertisements at the rear of the book. Dark brown endpapers. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No… Read more
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A Manual for Manuel

by CORTAZAR, Julio

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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NY: Pantheon, 1978. Dustwrapper and book are in beautiful condition. An as new copy of this early political novel by Cortazar. The first U.S. edition of the Latin-American author's seventh book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Toward the Gulf

by MASTERS, Edgar Lee

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Published
1918
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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NY: Macmillan, 1918. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. Shows a light bit of spotting to page edges. Housed in the original dustwrapper that shows a little chipping to spine ends and one corner (not affecting any text). Overall a most acceptable copy of the first edition in the scarce dustwrapper. 292 pp. + ads.. First Edition.… Read more
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$225.00
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The Narrows

by PETRY, Ann

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Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this, the first edition of the African American author's second book. Her first book, the Street, won the Houghton Mifflin Award in the year of publication. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.
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Murderers Row

by Fleming, Gordon H

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688048044
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$295.00

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NY: Morrow, 1985. A crisp, clean unread copy of the first edition of this scarce book on the 1927 New York Yankees. A day-to-day re-creation of the game's most illustrious season. Eyewitness accounts by Grantland Rice, Damon Runyon, Ford Frick, Ring Lardner and many other legendary sportswriters. Introduction by Waite Hoyt. 388 pp. + index. … Read more
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The Instrument (Signed, Ltd)

by O'HARA, John

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Published
1968
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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NY: Random House, 1968. Bound in brown cloth, stamped in gold. A most acceptable first edition (#203 of 300) of the signed, limited edition of this title with the original acetate dustwrapper that was provided by the publisher. In the publisher's supplied slipcase.. Signed, Limited . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/Near Fine.
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Bogmail

by MCGINLEY, Patrick

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780899190310
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$65.00

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Ticknor & Fields, 1981. Authors' first book; 1st state DW with $9.95 price and blurb by Joan Kahn on back panel; 259pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Lady Windermere's Fan

by WILDE, Oscar

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Published
1903
Condition
VG+
Edition
Early Reprint
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$150.00

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Paris: No Publisher, 1903. This is a Limited/Numbered edition #190 of 250 copies. Published by Smithers in London (even though it lists the publication locale as Paris). 132 pp. A tight, clean copy but the spine shows typical fading (readable, but just barely). A pirated early printing. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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A Hall of Mirrors

by STONE, Robert

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Published
1967
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$275.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. The dustwrapper shows minor wear to extremes (one closed tear, slight rubbing). Overall, a most acceptable copy of the first edition of the author's first book, which won the Houghton Mifflin Fellowship Award and the William Faulkner Award in the year of publication. Filmed as "WUSA" which starred Paul Newman. The first issue… Read more
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Wildtrack (Assoc. Copy)

by WAIN, John

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First British Edition
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$195.00

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LONDON: Macmillan & Co., 1965. Housed in fine dustwrapper (that match to printed boards of the book). Beautiful first British edition of this book of poems by the noted author and poet. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED to fellow poet, Reed Whittemore. Laid in is an ALS (written on both sides of the paper) to Whittemore thanking… Read more
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The Dark Frigate

by HAWES, Charles B

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Published
1925
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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MA: Little, Brown / Atlantic, 1925. The first edition of the second Newberry Award winner in second-state dustwrapper (states Little, Brown on spine) that shows a light bit of chipping to extremes, but is overall bright and whole. Great portrait of an evil-looking pirate on front panel of both book and dustwrapper. Scarce in dustwrapper.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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Because I Was Flesh

by DAHLBERG, Edward

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Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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$55.00

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NY: New Directions, 1963. Dustwrapper shows a tiny bit of soiling to rear panel. Overall, a beautiful copy of this second printing of the noted autobiography of Dahlberg. From New Directions owner's James Laughlin's private library with his ownership label laid in.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Riding the Earthboy 40

by WELCH, James

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$175.00

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NY: World, 1971. This is the true first edition of the poet/novelist's first book. This book was supposedly not distributed, hence rare. "P" on ffep. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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