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Outlander

by Gabaldon, Diana

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1991. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Signed by Diana Gabaldon on the title page; additionally a signed bookplate from Bouchercon 2007 is affixed to front free endpaper. [x], 627, [3] pp. Red boards with black cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. A little wrinkling to fep from bookplate. Near Fine in… Read more
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The Sheltering Sky

by Bowles, Paul

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$950.00

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New York: New Directions, 1949. First American Edition. Fine/Very Good. First American edition, first printing. 318 pp. Publisher's tan cloth, spine stamped in black and blue. Hint of reading wear, else Fine in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket, chipped at extremities, a little rubbed and toned, with a tiny stain to the back panel and tear near… Read more
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The Souls of Black Folk

by Du Bois, W. E. B.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
Item Price
$20,000.00

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London: Archibald Constable & Co, 1931. First British Edition. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Signed by W.E.B. Du Bois on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's black cloth ruled in blind and lettered in gilt on the spine. Very Good with gouge to spine affecting title, rubbing to cloth at extremities. Toning to pages, with… Read more
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$20,000.00
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Madman's Drum

by Ward, Lynd

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1930. First Edition. Near Fine. Limited edition of 299 copies [of a total edition of 309] signed by Lynd Ward. Publisher's black cloth binding with pictorial label to front cover and title label on spine, patterned end papers. Near Fine with light wear to cloth and sunning to spine. Pages toned,… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Honey Gal

by Willeford, Charles

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Beacon, 1958. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition. 188, [4] pp. Bound in publisher's original wraps. Near Fine with light wear to wraps, narrow dried drip of excess binder's glue to spine. Pages toned. An excellent novel set in the South at the beginning of the Civil Rights movement. The publisher rejected its original title, The… Read more
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$250.00
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Animal Farm

by Orwell, George

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
Item Price
$1,500.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. Advance Reading Copy. Hardcover. Near Fine. Advance reading copy of the first American edition. Review copy with publisher's ink stamp to front cover. Bound in publisher's original wraps printed in black. Toning and light staining to wraps, erased pencil notation to rear cover. A nice copy of this uncommon format, preceding… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Monday or Tuesday

by Woolf, Virginia; Bell, Vanessa [Woodcuts]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1921. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's cloth-backed paper-covered boards with Vanessa Bell illustration on front cover; all four full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell present. Very Good with light rubbing, soiling and toning to covers. Pages toned, with offsetting from woodcuts to adjacent pages. An uncommon title, with an… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Oblivion: Stories

by Wallace, David Foster

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$550.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2004. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page, twice as the first time he notes his pen was dying, and inscribed to a former owner in friendship, dated the year of publication. Bound in publisher's original green paper-covered boards over dark blue paper-covered… Read more
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$550.00
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White Fang

by London, Jack

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1906
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Gray illustrated cloth with cream lettering on front, gilt spine lettering. Near Fine. Lean to spine, cloth lightly worn, corner torn from bottom of page 147/148, affecting a word of text on each side and glue repair to rear inner hinge, pages toned, though… Read more
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by Twain, Mark

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$950.00

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New York: Charles Webster & Company, 1889. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first state with an "S" between "The King" on page 59. Lacking "Connecticut" on the cover, but present on title page. Very Good with lean to spine, cloth lightly marked, rubbed at extremities and lightly frayed at spine ends. Inner hinges glue-repaired. Previous… Read more
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Atlas Shrugged

by Rand, Ayn

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. Good. First edition, first printing. viii, 1168, [4] pp. Publisher's cloth green cloth, with gilt stamping and title blocked in black on the spine. A Good copy, lacking original dust jacket, with stained cloth, worn tips, rubbed lettering, crease to half title page, evidence of repair to front hinge. The… Read more
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$300.00
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Grenadine's Spawn: A Novel of Our Times

by Ruark, Robert

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 253 pp. Publisher's cloth. Front free endpaper creased, else Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with light wear along edges, a little rubbed, but unclipped and unfaded. An attractive copy.
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$200.00
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Village School

by Read, Miss; Dora Jessie Saint; J.S. Goodall [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1955. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 238 pp. Crimson cloth with gilt lettering and blue stamping to spine. Offsetting to endpapers, else Fine in unclipped dust jacket with slightly toned spine panel, else Fine. An attractive copy of the first volume in the Fairacre series.
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$300.00
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

by Pirsig, Robert M.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1974. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black paper-covered boards over black cloth spine lettered in silver. Near Fine light toning and wear to edges of covers; light soiling and light foxing to textblock edge. In a Near Fine dust jacket with printed price of $7.96;… Read more
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$250.00
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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

by Goldman, William

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,400.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth with spine lettered in red and black. Price written in marker to front free endpaper, faint edge wear to cloth, else Fine, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light rubbing, a light crease to the spine, light… Read more
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$1,400.00
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Gift From The Sea

by Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1955. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing with all points present. Bound in publisher's tan paper-covered boards over blue cloth spine. Near Fine with light foxing and toning, light lean to spine. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with no blurbs, with some toning and edge wear. A lovely copy.… Read more
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Brave New World

by Huxley, Aldous

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$650.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. (Preceding the American edition.) 306, [2] pp. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. A Very Good copy with bright gilt, spine cocked, just a hint of sunning to spine, fore edge foxed. Lacking dust jacket. The first publication of the classic… Read more
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$650.00
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The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
First British Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1952. First British Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First British edition. 127 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth, stamped in brown and light blue. A Fine copy in the beautifully-designed jacket by Hans Tisdall, first state (not double-sided), Near Fine with a small closed tear to the bottom of the front panel, spine panel a bit toned,… Read more
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$500.00
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Paths of Glory

by Cobb, Humphrey

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$450.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1935. First Edition. Very Good+/Very Good+. First edition in first issue jacket with no reviews and blank verso. [iv], 265 pp. Two-toned cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good+ with rubbed gilt, small stain to back board, bookplate on paste down, pages toned with age. In a Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with a… Read more
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$450.00
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Junkie / Narcotic Agent

by Burroughs, William S. writing as William Lee; Helbrant, Maurice

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: Ace Books, 1953. First Edition. Very Good. Ace Double D-15, published dos-a-dos Maurice Helbrant's Narcotic Agent. First edition, first printing of William S. Burrough's first published book, published under the name William Lee. Signed by Burroughs on the title page. Very Good or better, with light wear to covers, toning to pages and small ink notation… Read more
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$2,500.00