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Homage to Catalonia

By Orwell, George; Introduction By Lionel Trilling

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Xxiii, 232 Pp. Yellow Cloth Stamped In Light Green. First American Edition Stated. Book Near Fine, No Marks Or Fading. Dust Jacket Priced $3.50, Wear, Two 1" Tears At Top Of Front Panel, Small Tears And Losses Without Loss Of Lettering Ot Design, Ghosts Of Three Small Old Internal Tape Repairs.


The Lady In The Lake (Harold Norling Swanson Copy)

By Chandler, Raymond, Ownerrship Signatures Of H. (Harold) N. (Norling) Swanson)

New York: Alfred A. Knoipf, 1944. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Jacket By Norman Reeves. 216 Pp. Brown Cloth Stamped In Blue. Stated Third Printing, April 1944, Dust Jacket Priced $2.00 And With Code 1100-C-4-1944 At Bottomof Rear Flap. The Copy Of Hollywood Super-Agent H. L. Swanson, Who Represented Chandler In Hollywood1946-1947 And 1948-1959; Their Correspondence 1943-1958 Is In The Chandler Papers In The Bodleian Library At Oxford University. The Book Is Signed "Return To H. L., Swanson" On The Front Free Endpaper, And The Dust Jacket Is Annotated Twice, "From H. L. Swanson" In The Middle Of The Front Panel, And "Return To H. L. Swanson, Inc." At The Top Of The Rear Panel. The Book Is Fine. The Dust Jacket Is Near Fine, A Few Slight Rubs, 5/8" Closed Tear At Top Of Front Panel, 1/8" Tear At Bottom Of Spine Panel.


The Great Gatsby

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. 218 Pp. Green Cloth, Spine Gilt, Front Cover Stamped In Blind. First Printing. Gilt Bright, Almost No Wear, Tiny Bump To Front Lower Tip, Foxing Spots.


Life And Travel In India: Being Recollections Of A Journey Before The Days Of Railroads
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Life And Travel In India: Being Recollections Of A Journey Before The Days Of Railroads

By Leonowens, Anna Harriette

Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Plates. 325 Pp. Grey Cloth, Lettered In Gilt And Black, With Black Decorations, Gray-Green Endpapers. First Edition. Some Wear, Pinpoint Frays At Tips And One Minute Fray On Top Edge Of Spine, No Names Or Marks, Gilt Brilliant But Soiling To Cloth, Contents Clean And Square But A Little Aged.


In Cold Blood

By Capote, Truman

New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First Printing [stated] 1st Printing. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 9 1/2" Tall. 343 Pp. Maroon Cloth, Gilt. Stated First Printing, No Book Club Dot, Code 1/66 On Front Flap. A Classic Of Non-Fiction Crime Journalism. Fine, No Wear, No Names Or Marks Or Fading Or Stains. Dust Jacket With Very Slight Browning To Cream Colors, Trace Of Rubbing At Top Of Front Spine Edge And Front Flap Fold.


1919 (One Volume Of U.S.A. Trilogy)

By Dos Passos, John

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good + Book/No Jacket. 473 Pp. Red-Orange Cloth Stamped In Silver. Stated First Edition. Very Good _+, Light Wear, No Fraying, Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks, Some Fading Of Spine Cloth To A Light Orange Color.


The Wisdom of the Sands

By De Saint-Exupery, Antoine (Translation And Introduction By Stuart Gilbert)

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1950. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine Book/Very Good DJ. Xii, 350 Pp. Red Cloth, Gilt. 1950 Copyright Date, No Later Printing [Publisher's Code] Indicated (If Code B-12-50 Were Present, It Would Be A Second Printing), No Book Club Dot. Book Near Fine, Contents Fine, Hinges Tight, Glue Stain On Front Pastedown From Bookplate Which Popped Off But Is Still Laid In Loosely. Dj Price Clipped, Lightly Worn, 1/2" Tear And Crease At Top Of Front Spine Edge, 1/4" Closed Tear Top Of Rear Flap Fold, 1" Closed Tear At Top Of Rear Panel, Very Slight Browning To White Lettering On Spine Panel..



By Nabokov, Vladimir

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1955. First Edition, First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine Book/Good. 8 3/4" High.. 319 Clean Pages. Black Cloth Spine, No Additional Printing Indicated, Red Topstain, Red Endpapers, First Printing. Touch Of Rubbing At Corners, No Names Or Marks, No Fraying, Spine Gilt And Bronze Still Bright. First State Dj With No Mention Of "Unexpurgated", Price Clipped, Light Chipping At Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Corners, Foxing And Browning Particularly At Spine And Flap Folds, Traces Of Internal Tape Removal At Top Of Spine And Top Rear Flap Fold.


The Rubber Band

By Stout, Rex

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. 302 Pp. + 5 Pp Introduction To His Next Story, "The League Of Frightened Men". Light Blue Cloth Stamped In Black, Top Edge Trimmed And Stained Yelllow, As Issued; Farrar & Rinehart Seal On Copyright Page; First Printing. Good Only, No Marks, Hinges Tight, But Worn Everywhere, Fraying At All Edges, Some Fading To Blue Background On Spine Panel. No Dust Jacket.


One Hundred English Folk Songs, Edited For Medium Voice

By Sharp, Cecil J. (Editor)

Philadelphia: Oliver Ditson Company / Theodore Presser Co, 1916. Soft cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Xlv, 235 Pp. Olive Card Covers Printed In Black, Light Brown Dust Jacket Printed In Darker Brown. Apparently The Softcover Issue Of The 1916 First Edition. Scarce In Any Edition, And Rare In Jacket. Book Near Fine, One Line Pencil Note On Rear Endpaper, No Other Marks. Dj With Light Wear, Mostly Along Top Edge; Very Faint Sheet Music Service Stamp At Lower Right Corner Of Front Cover.


The Kempton-Wace Letters (First Issue, Signed By Jack London)

By (London, Jack, And Anna Strunsky)

New York London: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First Edition, First Issue 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/No DJ. 7 9/16" Tall. 262 Pp. + 3 Pp Ads At Rear. Blue Green Cloth, Decorated In Darker Shades, Gilt Spine Lettering, White Spine Lettering. Teg. First Edition, First Issue, With The Author's Names Omitted Throughout. Publisher's Name On Spine In Letters 3/16" Tall; No Priority Established. This Copy Signed By Jack London On The Title Page In Pencil. Written As A Collaboration Between Jack London And Anna Strunsky. Ms. Strunsky Was An Active Socialist, Was Married To Socialist And Naacp Founder William English Walling, And Was The Aunt Of Leonore Strunsky (Born 1900) Who Was The Late Wife Of Composer Ira Gershwin. Some Wear, Gilt Still Bright, A Few Points Of Fraying At Ends Of Spine, No Fraying To Tips, Lacking Front Free Blank Endpaper. Name Stamps Of A Previous Owner, R. M. Price, On Front And Rear Endpapers.


The Penguin New Writing #1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 18, 22, 23, 25, 26, 31, 33, 40

By Lehmann, John (Editor); George Orwell, Andre Chamson, Christopher Isherwood, V. S. Pritchett, Tchang T'ien-Yih, Rosamond Lehmann, Stephen Spender, Ignazio Silone, C. Day Lewis, W. H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Sid Chaplin, Berthod Brecht, Jean Paul Sartre,

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books 1940, 1941, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1940. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine/<not specified>Near fine. Plates. Sixteen Issues,. First Printings. From The Library Of Ian Ballantine, Then The American Representative For Penguin Books, Prior To His Founding Of Ballantine Books. The Issues Contain A Mixture Of Original Items And Reprints From Earlier Publication. All Are Near Fine Or Fine, Unread, No Marks. American Issue Dust Jackets Present On #6, #7, #8, (With 25 Cent Prices On Front Flap, List Of "Recent American Releases" On Rear Flaps, Flight To Victory Ads On Rear Panels), All Near Fine Or Fine Except 23 Which Has A 1" Open Tear At Bottom Of Spine Panel, 31 Which Is Worn And Only Very Good, And 33 Which Has Slight Rubbing At Corners. A Few Issues With Ballantine's Tiny Handwritten Editorial Note "Anthol 436" At Upper Left Corner Of Front Cover, No Other Marks.


Mexico Around Me (Ownership Signature Of Actor Anthony Quinn Dated April 6, 1940)

By Max Miller, Illustrations By Everett Gee Jackson (Ownership Signature Of Anthony Quinn)

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1937. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 305 Pp. Maroon Cloth Stamped In Silver Decorative Endpapers. Stated Third Printing.Near Fine. Ownership Signature Of Actor Anthony Quinn (Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca,1915 - 2001) Dated April 16, 1940. Early Signatures Of Quinn Are Quite Scarce.


All Hallows' Eve (First Issue Dust Jacket Priced $2.75)

By Williams, Charles (Introduction By T.S. Eliot)

New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1948. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth/ Gilt Lettering. Fine/Near Fine Dust Jacket. 8 1/4" High. 273 Pages. First American Printing, Much Scarcer Than The 1945 Uk First Edition, In First Issue Dj Priced $2.75. Binding Is As New. Book Fine, No Wear Or Bumping Or Fading. Dj With Very Slight Rubbing, Sunned To Gray On Spine, Rear Panel And Flaps Are An Immaculate White.


Investigations On The Theory Of The Brownian Movement, By Albert Einstein (Original 1926 Uk First Edition)

By Einstein, Albert [Translated By A. D. Cowper, Appendix Of Notes By R. Furth)

London: Methuen & Co., 1926. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Viii, 124 Pp. Green Cloth, White Spine Lettering. First Printing, In Secondary Binding With White Lettering (The First Binding Was Lettered In Gilt). Book Used, But Still Near Fine, Very Slight Rubbing, Lettering Complete With A Little Wear. No Marks. Lacking The Very Scarce Dust Jacket.


Readings From World Religions

By Champion, Selwyn Gurney, And Dorothy (Field Dudley) Short

London: Watts & Co, 1951. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Viii, 336 Pp.Black Cloth, Gilt. First Printing. Very Good +, Gilt Brilliant, Lightly Used, About Half A Dozen Light And Small Pencil Marginalia And Emphasis Marks. Inscribed From Dorothy Short To Meyler O'malley "With Very Many Thanks For Much Help In Reading The Manuscript", And To Ethel O'malley. The Book Furnishes "Introductions To Each Religion, Giving Its Main Doctrines And System And An Account Of The Life Of The Founder, If There Was One; These Are Written By Dorothy Short. Secondly, There Is "A Selection Of Short Extracts, Followed By Longer Passages, From The Scriptures. By Including Short As Well As Long Excerpts, Dr. Champion Hoped To Draw Attention To Vital Passages." Champion Died In December 1949, Shortly After The Selection And Arrangement Had Been Completed.


Lives Of The Queens Of England, From The Norman Conquest [With Autograph Letter From Agnes Strickland To Her Sister Susanna Moodie]

By Strickland, Agnes [And Elizabeth]

Philadelphia: George Barrie , 1902. First Edition Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine. Colored, Sepia And Gray Plates. Complete Set Of 16 Volumes Of The Revised Edition, With Many Additions, (First Published 1851, The Best Edition), And Here With A New Extensive Biographical Introduction Furnished By The Publisher, In A Limited "Extra Illustrated" Edition Of 500 Copies On Japan Vellum Paper, With Two Sets Of Illustrations, Some Colored. Tipped On To A Preliminary Endpaper Is A Full Page Handwritten Letter, Dated In 1848, To Her Sister, Mrs. Susanna Moodie (1803-1885) Known As A Writer Of Several Books, Including "Roughing It In The Bush"; The Letter Discusses Her Current Affairs, Including The Reluctance Of Her Sister To Engage In Public Contacts. On A Following Page Is Tipped In A Card With Her Handwritten Note "My Autograph /Agnes Strickland / Sept. 7 1858". In Unsigned Bindings Of Full Red Morocco, Five Raised Bands, Gilt Spine, Covers And Turns, Marbled Endpapers. Just A Touch Of Rubbing At Some Points On Edges, Hinges Sound, No Names Or Marks. International Postage At Usps Insured Rate, Probably Over $120.


The Game My 40 Years in Tennis

By Kramer, Jack

New York: G.p. Putnam's Sons, 1979. First Edition . White Cloth. Near Fine Book/Near Fine Jacket. 9 1/4" High. Photographs. 318 Pp. First Printing. One Of The Great Books About Tennis. This Copy Inscribed By Kramer In December 1979 To Fellow Players Jack Hupp (Former Ucla Basketball Star), Spouse Of Western And Film Noir Actress Marie Windsor ( Whom He Refers To In The Inscription As "Diamond Lil- My Favorite"). Hollywood Figure. Additionally Inscribed To Hupp And Windsor By Prominent Sports Physician Omar Fareed, Who Is Mentioned Three Times In The Book Because Of His Interventions, And Is Also Mentioned In The Inscription. Near Fine In Near Fine Dust Jacket. (With) Program For "A Tribute To Marie Windsor", Screen Actors Guild Film Society, October 12, 1994.


Egypt And The Sudan: Handbook For Travelers. Seventh Remodelled Edition, 1914. Fourth Edition (1913)

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig / Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1914. 5th or later Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. 23 Maps, 85 Plans, 55 Vignetes. Cxc, 458 Pp. + 2 Page Map At Rear. Red Cloth, Gilt. Seventh Editon, 1914. Near Fine, Bright And Clean. A Few Light Pencil Emphasis Marks And Tiny Notes In Mrgins.


Principles Of A New Energy Mechanics

By Mandelker, Jacob

New York: Philosophical Library, 1949. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Viii, 73 Pp. Gray-Brown Cloth, Stamped In Black. First Printing. Near Fine (Former Owner's Name; Some Browning In Area3" X 5 1/2" On Front Endpapers). Dust Jacket Taller Than Book, Un-Laminated, Hence Quite Prone To Chipping, And All Examples Of The Dust Jacket Are Now Rare. This Example With Short Tears And Small Losses Along Top Edge, No Loss Of Lettering Or Design, Small (1" X 3/4") Tape Residue On Front Panel.


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