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Lalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance

by Thomas Moore, Esq

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Published
1853
Edition
Fourth American edition
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$95.00

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Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1853. Fourth American edition. An Asian romance published originally in 1817. Lalla Rookh is the daughter of the 18th century Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, her story unfolds in four narrative poems, connected by text. 1853 gift inscription on the ffep. 8vo, 3/4 brown leather and marbled boards, marble eps, tissue guarded steel engraved illustrations throughout… Read more
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The Ruling Passion. Tales of Nature and Human Nature

by Van Dyke, Henry; Margaret Armstrong signed binding

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Published
1901
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Limited edition
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$300.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Margaret Armstrong signed binding. Signed by Van Dyke, limited edition copy #17 of 500 copies. Van Dyke [1852 - 1933], was an author, educator, US diplomat and clergyman. He was a professor of English at Princeton from 1899 to 1923. By appointment of his friend President… Read more
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Omjee The Wizard; Korean Folk Stories

by Hulbert, Homer B.; Hildegard Lupprian (ills)

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Published
1925
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
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$145.00

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Springfield, MA: MIlton Bradley Company, 1925. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. Charming folk stories that "are the result of some twenty years of residence in Korea and some ... examination of that literature, but especially of personal contact with the people... where folk-lore persists at its best." Color illustrations on every page. Tall 8vo, 156pp, black cloth… Read more
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La Parcelle 32

by Perochon, Ernest

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Published
1923
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$125.00

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Paris: Librairie Delagrave, 1923. Hardcover. Ernest Pérochon ([885-1942] was a French writer, winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1920 for the novel Nêne. He wrote poems, novels (ranging from realism to science fiction), as well as children's literature. (Wikipedia) The plot revolves around a peasant man's desire to acquire land through marriage in order to restore the estate… Read more
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The Son of Tarzan

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice; St. John, J. Allen (ills)

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Published
1917
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. The fourth in the Tarzan series. No dedication page, WF Hull printer, published March 1917. Small 8vo, 394pp, green cloth covers, gilt title on spine and front. Spine rubbed, gilt faded, cover not quite straight, some damage to upper corner pages at p373 to end.… Read more
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Davenport Dunn. A Man of Our Day. With Illustrations by Phiz

by Lever, Charles

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Published
1870
Condition
Very good overall
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$95.00

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Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson and Brothers, 1870. Very good overall. Lever was the well known Irish author. This edition published in Philadelphia, in the publishers cloth binding. 8vo, 258pp, frontis & 3 plates. Text printed in two columns, complete in one volume. Publishers brown blind stamped and gilt titled cloth. Spine tips slt chipped with small hinge split. One… Read more
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The Edge of the Sea

by Carson, Rachel; Bob Hines (illus)

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Published
1955
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Rachel Louise Carson [1907 - 1964] was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose influential book Silent Spring (1962) and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. (Wikipedia) Stated first printing September 1955. 8vo, 276pp, green cloth binding with green title and… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis [Charles L. Dodgson]

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Published
1866
Edition
First edition, second issue
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$8,500.00

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New York: D.Appleton and Co., 1866. First edition, second issue. The Appleton 1866 edition of "Alice" is comprised of the sheets of the suppressed first English issue (1865) with a cancel title page for D. Appleton & Co, New York, 1866. This edition is then the first printing, second issue. The illustration of the White Rabbit on page one… Read more
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$8,500.00
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The Great Gatsby

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Published
1925
Condition
Very good overall
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$2,400.00

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New York: Scribner's Sons, 1925. Hardcover. Very good overall. First edition, first printing one of the most important novels of the 20th century. 8vo, 218pp, untrimmed foredge, with all the correct 1st issue points. Publishers green cloth, bright gilt title & publisher on the spine. There are a number of minute pinpricks on the spine, barely perceivable. A… Read more
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In Cold Blood

by Capote, Truman

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Published
1965
Condition
Very good condition overall
Edition
First edition, first state
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$850.00

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New York: Random House, 1965. First edition, first state. Hardcover. Very good condition overall. Fine in a fine, first state, untrimmed dust jacket, priced $5.95 and includes the code "1/66". This copy includes a tipped in signature of Capote on the half title page. Capote's ground breaking nonfiction work on the murder of the Clutter family in 1959. Dated… Read more
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$850.00
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Those Barren Leaves

by Huxley, Aldous

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Published
1925
Edition
Limited First edition
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$475.00

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New York: George H. Doran, 1925. Limited First edition. Hardcover. A signed limited edition of Huxley's 3rd novel, a satirical work which spares no one in its depiction of the cultural elite. 8vo, 400pp, uncut, title page printed in red and black. Publishers 3/4 parchment over olive paper covered boards, gold lettered leather title label to spine, in the… Read more
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Roger's Version, Signed by the author

by Updike, John

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Published
1986
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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New York: Knopf, 1986. Hardcover. Very good condition. Signed limited edition, number 252 out of 350. 8vo, 329pp, 1/4 black cloth and silver boards, with red title label printed on spine, in a red and black slipcase.
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Robert Frost writing to Mr. Paquette, Autograph Letter Signed with photograph of Frost

by Frost, Robert

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Published
1950
Condition
Very good overall
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$3,000.00

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Cambridge Mass, 1950. Very good overall. A manuscript letter written by Frost to Donald J. Paquette, a noted collector of literature and autographs. Frost responds to a Paquette asking for copies of his first edition books. "I am a simple man, too simple in fact to be more than an onlooker at this competition for my first editions.… Read more
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The Naked and The Dead. Signed limited edition

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$75.00

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Privately printed and individually signed by the author on the half title page. 8vo, 683pp, illustrated, moire silk endpapers. All edges gilt with silk bookmark. Brown full leather binding with handsome gilt decoration.
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Ted Kennedy, Scenes from an Epic Life

by [Photographers and Writers of The Boston Globe]

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
Limited edition
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$45.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster [Easton Press], 2009. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine condition. A handsome edition, bound in full green micro-leather, gilt lettering, decoration, raised bands. Silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker. A collectible copy. Octavo, 201pp.
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American Notes

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1842
Condition
A very nice copy
Edition
First edition, first state
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$650.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1842. First edition, first state. Hardcover. A very nice copy. Dickens toured New England by way of Boston, Worcester, New Haven, New York, and Philadelphia, visiting prisons and state hospitals along the way. "Dickens' tour included a fortnight in Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond. Some of his experiences and an entertaining account of his trip… Read more
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music, and Romance [First 4 volumes]

by Courcy, Margaret & Beatrice De, (ed)

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Published
1833
Edition
First edition
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$275.00

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London: G. Henderson, Old Bailey, 1833. First edition. A handsome production for the entertainment and education of women, the 1st two years of publication. There is much about Fashion & Music, as each volume is decorated with a number of hand colored copper engravings of women in walking, home, evening & ball dresses, as well as sheet music.… Read more
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Advise and Consent [Signed, limited edition]

by Drury, Allen

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Published
1977
Edition
Limited edition
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$25.00

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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1977. Limited edition. The 1960 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, subsequently made into the 1962 film. Published by the Franklin Mint, this is a signed limited edition in very good condition, in as new condition. Full brown leather binding with gilt and silk ribbon intact, no dustjacket (as issued), author's… Read more
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The Negro in America: A Bibliography

by Miller, Elizabeth W. (ed)

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Published
1966
Condition
Very good condition
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$20.00

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. Hardcover. Very good condition. 8vo, 190pp, quarter cream and blue cloth covers, blue title at spine. Covers dusty, internally clean.
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Justine

by Durrell, Lawrence; David Palladini (ills)

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
Limited edition
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$35.00

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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine condition. A SIGNED handsome edition by the Franklin Library, bound in full maroon micro-leather, gilt lettering, decoration, raised bands. Silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt, silk ribbon marker. A collectible copy of this classic work. Octavo, 243pp,with illustrations by David Palladini.
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