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Jolly Jump-Ups (Five Volumes)

by CLYNE, Geraldyne

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Brothers, 1950. These pop-up books are in great condition, all of the pop-ups work and there are no rips or tears. It appears that it has never been touched by youthful hands. Quite scarce in this protected condition. The titles include: See the Circus; Journey Through Space; ABC Book; Number Book and… Read more
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Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

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Published
1928
Condition
VG+
Edition
First British Edition
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$4,500.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Spine extremes of book have been professionally restored. Small four digit number to front free endpaper. The scarce first edition/first state (with the proper names on pp. 168-169) of the author's first book bound in the publisher's original black and red "swirled" boards, stamped in gold. With the five drawings by… Read more
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$4,500.00
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The Mills of the Kavanaughs

by LOWELL, Robert

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1951. Green and yellow price-clipped dustwrapper shows a bit of fading to spine. Still, a tight, clean first edition of the author's fourth book, a collection of seven poems, including the title poem. 55 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.
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Blood Will Tell

by DAVENPORT, Benjamin Rush

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Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Cleveland: Caxton, 1902. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this early book on white supremacy. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold, black and white. Subtitled, "The Strange Story of a Son of Ham". TEG, 340 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Three Plays - Bismarck - The Trilogy of a Fighter

by LUDWIG, Emil

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Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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NY: Putnam, 1927. Previous owner's neat signature to ffep. A tight, clean, "as new" copy of this 80 year old book. Contains the three plays: King and People, Union 1870 and Dismisal 1890. Dust jacket shows a bit of wear, primarily to spine end -- but is overall, in great condition. 405 pp. . First… Read more
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$175.00
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A Lenape-English Dictionary

by BRINTON, Daniel G

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Published
1889
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$170.00

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Philadelphia: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1889. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold with beveled edges. The spine is slightly faded, but still certainly readable. This is subtitled, "The Pennsylvania Students' Series" Vol. 1. 178 pp. + a 57 page index at the back of the book. An unusually tight, clean copy… Read more
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The Hawk in the Rain

by HUGHES, Ted

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Published
1957
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$725.00

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London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1957. Previous owner's neat name and date (1957) on top edge of ffep. Dust jacket shows a little scuffing to top of rear panel. Small, neat bookstore sticker affixed to the bottom of the rear end paper. Overall, a stunning copy of this, the true first edition of the author's first book.… Read more
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A Fine Madness (w/Signed Note)

by BAKER, Elliott

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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NY: Putnam, 1964. Book shows some yellowing to extremes, but overall a beautiful copy of the first edition of this, the author's first book and basis for the 1966 Irvin Kershner's film of the same name that starred Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward and Jean Seburg. Laid in is a humorous (TLS) note to his editor, Harvey Greenberg, stating… Read more
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The Venom Business (Signed)

by LANGE, John (Michael Crichton)

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Published
1969
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$525.00

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NY: World Publishing, 1969. The book is bound in yellow cloth and green boards, stamped in green. Dust jacket show a light bit of toning to extremes. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this early first edition by Michael Crichton using the John Lange pseudonym. Signed by Mr. Crichton on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page. 310… Read more
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Chase

by DWYER, K.R. (Dean Koontz)

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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NY: Random House, 1972. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket of this, the first book written under the Dwyer pseudonym. . A novel about Mr. Chase and a homicidal maniac. A very acceptablel copy of this elusive Dean Koontz first edition. 178 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$225.00
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Cajun Nights

by DONALDSON, D. J

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312021757
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$85.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. Authors first book; 234pp. Mystery based in New Orleans, LA. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Mourning Becomes Electra

by O'NEILL, Eugene

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Published
1931
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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NY: Horace Liveright, 1931. Front hinge just starting, some wear to spine ends of dust jacket -- but not affectin any text. Overall, a most acceptable copy of this "Trilogy" by the noted playright. Plays include: Homecoming, The Hunted and The Haunted. 256 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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The Living Room

by GREENE, Graham

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Published
1954
Condition
VG++
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$40.00

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NY: Viking, 1954. The spine of the dust jacket shows a bit of fading (but still certainly readable). Overall, the book and dustwrapper are in great condition. A two-act play which was the "Sensation of the '53 London season". The first U.S. edition.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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Following the Equator

by TWAIN, Mark

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Published
1897
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition / First Issue
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$595.00

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Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1897. Endpapers professionally restored and book tightened. Handsome volume, bound in 1/2 green morocco with matching green boards, with five raised bands on spine, stamped in gold. The true First edition, First Issue with the single line imprint and with signature "11" at bottom of page 161. With over 190 illustrations including a… Read more
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Early American Wood Engravings

by ANDERSON, Alexander; DUYCKINCK, Evert A

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Published
1877
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Philadelphia: Burr & Boyd, 1877. Retirement home copy (never circulated). Previous owner's neat inscription (from 1884) on second free endpaper. This book is bound in brown stamped, decorated cloth, stamped in gold. Contains a two page intro by Duyckinck and 65 black and white plates by the early American artist, Alexander Anderson. Quite rare (only 13 copies on… Read more
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Cock-A-Doodle Dandy

by O'CASEY, Sean

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Published
1949
Condition
VG++
Edition
First British Edition
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$55.00

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London: Macmillan & Co., 1949. Small four digit number penned on ffep.; 104pp. A most acceptable copy in dust jacket. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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La Turista; A Play in Two Acts

by SHEPARD, Sam

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968. Introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick; indentation from paper clip on top of ffep.; 72pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$120.00
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The Unseen Hand and Other Plays

by SHEPARD, Sam

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972. Tight, clean copy of this early book by Shepard. Also includes the plays: Forensic and the Navigators, The Holy Ghostly, Back Bog Beast Gate, Shaved Splits, and 4-H Club. 233pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Separate Tables: Two Plays

by RATTIGAN, Terence

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Published
1955
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Random House, 1955. Two plays, "Table by the Window", and Table Number Seven", take place in a hotel on the south coast of England; 2 black & white plates (stills from the plays); Tight, clean copy. 177pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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The Desperate Hours

by HAYES, Joseph

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Published
1955
Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Random House, 1955. Housed in a price-clipped DW, with "Vagabond Theatre Copy" penned at top of front panel; basis for the 1955 film with stills from the play with Paul Newman and Karl Malden; 186pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+ Price-Clipped.
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