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Recent Arrivals from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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The Water-Method Man

by Irving, John

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1972
ISBN
9780394473321
Item Price
$350.00

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New York: Random House, 1972. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. [viii], 365, [3] pp. Bound in publisher's cloth and paper-covered boards, front stamped in orange, spine lettered in metallic blue. Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket. A very clean, bright copy of the author's second novel.
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At the Mountains of Madness" in Astounding Stories February-April 1936

by Lovecraft, H.P.; F. Orlin Tremaine [Editor]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1936
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,200.00

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New York: Street and Smith, 1936. First Edition. Three wrappered issues of the sci-fi and adventure magazine Astounding Stories: February, March, and April of 1936. First publications of the novella anywhere. Good condition overall. Wraps fragile and chipped, pages toned and brittle with age. February issue front wrap and first few pages split near head, front wrap hinge starting,… Read more
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$1,200.00
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Etiquette

by Post, Emily

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$450.00

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1937. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Twenty-fifth printing of the new edition. Signed by Emily Post on the front free end paper. Bound in publisher's original royal blue leatherette cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good with rubbing to cloth, former owner name to front paste down, pages with a light musty odor and… Read more
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$450.00
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Nine Chains to the Moon

by Fuller, R. Buckminster

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$550.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1938. First Edition. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original bronze cloth stamped in black. Very Good with soiling and small stain to cloth and some pencil marking to text, several pages stained lightly in margins. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with rubbing, light edge wear and… Read more
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$550.00
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A Time to Kill: A Novel of Retribution

by Grisham, John

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,750.00

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New York: Wynwood Press, 1989. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, glue dried at front and rear innter hinge, with read slightly exposed, else a sharp copy in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with price of $18.95 intact and subtitle "A Novel of Retribution," with light edge wear, bumping to spine ends,… Read more
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$2,750.00
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French Provincial Cooking

by David, Elizabeth

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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London: Michael Joseph, 1960. First Edition. Very Good/Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by Elizabeth David and inscribed to a former owner on the title page. Bound in publisher's original green cloth stamped in red. Very Good with light wear and light fading to cloth, light stainign to textblock edge, former owner notes to front free endpaper and… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Politics & the English Language

by Orwell, George

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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Evansville, IN: Herbert W. Simpson, 1947. First Edition. First edition. [16] pp. Stapled wraps. Subtle toning to wraps, else Fine. A very crisp, bright copy. The first book publication of an essay that first appeared in the magazines Horizons in the UK and The New Republic in the US, "Printed as a Christmas Keepsake for the Typophiles" according to… Read more
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$750.00
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A Child's Garden of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Jessie Willcox Smith [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$350.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First Edition Thus. Very Good. First edition thus. Bound in publisher's original charcoal cloth with pictorial onlay. Very Good with rubbing to binding, fading to spine and light, scuffing and a large stain to the rear cover. Pages toned. Occasional pencil scribbles, and more scribbles that have been erased.
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$350.00
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The Snowy Day

by Keats, Ezra Jack

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1962
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35,000.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First Edition. First edition, first printing in correct dust jacket. Signed by Ezra Jack Keats, inscribed to book designer Jane Byers Bierhorst, "with whom its been pleasant working." They would collaborate on later books. 34 pp. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with white and red lettering. Near Fine with light wear, subtle mottling… Read more
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$35,000.00
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The Jumping Frog

by Twain, Mark

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$13,500.00

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London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1904. Reprint. Very Good. Early 20th century reprint of Mark Twain's first published book, which was originally published in 1865. Signed and inscribed by Twain on the front pastedown: "To Lieut. Norman Woolcock, R.N.R. with the compliments & best wishes of Mark Twain, S. S. Minnetonka, July 13, 1907." Bound in… Read more
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$13,500.00
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El Dorado

by Cromie, Robert; Victor Prout [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1904
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Ward, Lock & Co, 1904. First Edition. First edition. 308 pp. with illustrated plates. Bound in publisher's blue cloth, front stamped in pale green, spine stamped in gilt. Very Good+ with light rubbing to edges, pages toned with age, offsetting to endpapers. A rare Lost World adventure tale set in the Amazon. The author was born in Belfast,… Read more
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$300.00
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Where I'm Calling From: New & Selected Stories

by Carver, Raymond

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1988
Edition
Uncorrected advance proof
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988. Uncorrected advance proof. Uncorrected advance proof, issued before the publication of the first edition to reviewers and publishing industry figures. Bound in publisher's brown wraps. xviii, 385 pp. A Fine, unread copy. Uncommon format of a collection of stories by an American master of the form.
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$150.00
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Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

by Styron, William

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1990
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Random House, 1990. First Edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by William Styron on title page. [x], 84, [1] pp. Bound in publisher's crimson cloth and boards, lettered in silver. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with slightly sunned spine panel, unclipped. A classic memoir of depression and recovery.
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$200.00
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Snow Crash

by Stephenson, Neal

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1992
Edition
Advance Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780553088533
Item Price
$1,200.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1992. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Advance uncorrected proof, issued before the publication of the first edition. [vi], 440 pp. Plain wraps lettered in black and metallic red. Fine with barely any shelfwear or rubbing, faint offsetting to top edge near head. An excellent, bright, unread copy of the sci-fi classic.
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$1,200.00
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Not So Deep as a Well

by Parker, Dorothy

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Signed Limited First Edition
Item Price
$1,650.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1936. Signed Limited First Edition. Near Fine. First edition of her collected poems, signed limited issue. Copy number 324 of a limited 485 signed by Dorothy Parker. Bound in publisher's reddish-pink paper covered boards over black spine cloth lettered in gilt. Near Fine with light fading to spine cloth, endsheets a little browned,… Read more
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$1,650.00
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Notes on Nursing

by Nightingale, Florence

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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London: Harrison, 1860. First Edition. Limp Boards. Very Good. First Edition, early issue. 79 pp. Publisher's dark brown pebbled cloth covered limp boards tripple ruled in blind, titles in gilt on front cover. Very Good or better. Several small areas of loss to front cover, front and rear inner hinge exposed, former owner name to title page, occasional… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pale green cloth with spine lettered in red and red topstain; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with lean to binding, cloth faded at spine and edges, lightly soiled. Bookseller ticket to front paste down and private ownership stamp "Officers Mess… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

by Rowling, J.K.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,500.00

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New York: Arthur A. Levine / Scholastic Press, 1998. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing, with points present: embossed purple diamond boards; spine lacking "Year 1" and stating J. K. Rowling; complete number line, first edition statement and Printed in the U.S.A. 23" on copyright page. Near Fine with light wear to covers, in a… Read more
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$3,500.00
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The Caves of Steel

by Asimov, Isaac

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,600.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1954. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue leather-affect boards with spine stamped in red. Near Fine with front inner hinge slightly exposed, light offsetting to endsheets. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket. with fading and a scrape to the spine and closed… Read more
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$3,600.00
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Adams, Douglas

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1979. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth-affect boards with spine lettered in gilt. Near fine with light lean to binding, light wear to spine ends, slight waviness to early pages. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light spine fading, toning, and light general wear.… Read more
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$1,250.00