Christmas from Charles Agvent

cover of THREE ACES. Jim Todd's Episode in Social Euchre. A Poem and A Denial

THREE ACES. Jim Todd's Episode in Social Euchre. A Poem and A Denial

by TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel]

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Charles Agvent
Published
(1929)
Condition
The front and rear leaves detached and loose; the fragile paper chipped at the bottom edge with the detached pieces present and
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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(Westport, CT): (Robin and Marian MacVicars), (1929). First Edition. Wraps. The front and rear leaves detached and loose; the fragile paper chipped at the bottom edge with the detached pieces present and not affecting any text. Good only but quite uncommon. Stiff rust-colored stapled wraps printed in black; [8] pages including covers, the rear cover blank. Stated limitation… Read more
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cover of TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) with SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTION

TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) with SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTION

by VAN DYKE, Henry

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Charles Agvent
Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
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$62.50

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Princeton, 1929. Letter. Near Fine. The brief TYPED LETTER SIGNED is on a small slip of paper forwarding an autograph. The portrait appears to be from a periodical and is mounted on a stiffer paper and is SIGNED at the bottom with the caption in Van Dyke's hand: "Something like me, 30 years ago." Van Dyke was an… Read more
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cover of CHRISTMAS

CHRISTMAS

by ROOSEVELT, Eleanor

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1940
Condition
A superb copy! Fine in a Fine dustwrapper in the apparently original, and as far as we can tell, unrecorded pale blue envelope,
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,375.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. A superb copy! Fine in a Fine dustwrapper in the apparently original, and as far as we can tell, unrecorded pale blue envelope, which has a number of tears but seems to be virtually complete. Fritz Kredel. Decorated boards with matching dustwrapper. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. A scarce title… Read more
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cover of CHRISTMAS

CHRISTMAS

by ROOSEVELT, Eleanor

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Charles Agvent
Published
1940
Condition
Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with a dampstain to the bottom front panel, mostly visible on the interior
Edition
First Edition
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$312.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with a dampstain to the bottom front panel, mostly visible on the interior. Fritz Kredel. Decorated boards with matching dustwrapper. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. A scarce title by this beloved First Lady.
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cover of SKETCHES OF PUBLIC CHARACTERS, DISCOURSES AND ESSAYS: SIGNED by the author of "The Night Before Christmas"

SKETCHES OF PUBLIC CHARACTERS, DISCOURSES AND ESSAYS: SIGNED by the author of "The Night Before Christmas"

by [MOORE, Clement] BROUGHAM, Henry Lord

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Charles Agvent
Published
1839
Condition
Mild toning to paper; light wear to cloth. Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$1,875.00

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Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1839. First American Edition. Hardcover. Mild toning to paper; light wear to cloth. Near Fine. Two volumes in publisher's original stamped cloth with paper spine labels. Both volumes with the ownership SIGNATURE on the title pages "C. C. Moore" by Clement C. Moore, the author of "The Night Before Christmas." On the front pastedown… Read more
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$1,875.00
cover of THE KEEPING OF CHRISTMAS AT BRACEBRIDGE HALL

THE KEEPING OF CHRISTMAS AT BRACEBRIDGE HALL

by [IRVING, Washington CRAYON, Geoffrey

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Charles Agvent
Published
1906
Condition
Small owner name dated December 25, 1956 on the front endpaper; very light wear. About Fine in an attractive binding
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$250.00

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New York & London: E. P. Dutton & Co. and J. M. Dent & Co., 1906. Hardcover. Small owner name dated December 25, 1956 on the front endpaper; very light wear. About Fine in an attractive binding. C. E. Brock. Bound by Lauriat in 3/4 dark green morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt rules, gilt-decorated and lettered… Read more
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cover of CHRISTMAS AND CHRISTMAS LORE

CHRISTMAS AND CHRISTMAS LORE

by CRIPPEN, T. G

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1928)
Condition
Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with small tears
Edition
Later printing
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$56.30

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London: Blackie & Son, (1928). Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with small tears. First printed in 1923. Illustrated with 8 plates.
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cover of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

by CAPOTE, Truman

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Charles Agvent
Published
[1966]
Condition
Fine in the original Fine mylar dustwrapper and a close to Fine slipcase with the gold spine label intact
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,875.00

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New York: Random House, [1966]. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in the original Fine mylar dustwrapper and a close to Fine slipcase with the gold spine label intact. Capote's touching tribute to his beloved distant cousin and caretaker, Miss Sook Faulk. "As for me, I could leave the world with today in my eyes." Copy #439 of 600 SIGNED… Read more
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$1,875.00
cover of A PRAYER FOR THE UNITED NATIONS

A PRAYER FOR THE UNITED NATIONS

by BENET, Stephen Vincent

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(Christmas 1949)
Condition
Covers lightly soiled. Near Fine and obviously very scarce
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$312.50

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n.p.: [The Orange Mountain Private Press], (Christmas 1949). First Edition. Wraps. Covers lightly soiled. Near Fine and obviously very scarce. Heavy light beige wraps (6" x 9-1/4") with the author's name printed on the front; 8 pages. One of only 15 copies printed of this prayer of common faith written by Benet in 1942.
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AUGGIE WREN'S CHRISTMAS STORY

by AUSTER, Paul

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1992
Condition
Fine, as issued
Edition
First Edition
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$312.50

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(Birmingham, UK): Delos Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine, as issued. Thin quarto in quarter buckram and marbled boards. Copy #96 of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author (of a total edition of 450 of which 150 were signed), this being one of the even-numbered copies issued in the United States.
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cover of A CHRISTMAS SERMON

A CHRISTMAS SERMON

by STEVENSON, Robert Louis

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Charles Agvent
Published
1900
Condition
Foxing to endpapers. Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$31.30

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Foxing to endpapers. Very Good. Cloth-backed boards; 23 pages. First Separate Edition, printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press.
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cover of THESE HOPES OF HEAVEN

THESE HOPES OF HEAVEN

by COPPARD, A. E

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
[1934]
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$31.30

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n.p.: [Blue Moon Press], [1934]. First Edition. wraps. Fine. Yellow wraps decorated by Pearl Binder. Privately Printed in January 1934 for Albert Parsons Sachs by the Blue Moon Press Ltd. in an edition of 150 copies.
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cover of GOOD SAMARITANS

GOOD SAMARITANS

by COPPARD, A. E

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Charles Agvent
Published
1934
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$56.30

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[New York], 1934. First Edition. wraps. Fine. Victor Candell. Plain brown wraps with a printed label extending across both covers. Privately Printed at Christmas 1934 for Albert Parsons Sachs by the Spiral Press with drawings by Victor Candell. Stated limitation of 110 copies, this copy unnumbered.
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cover of THE CHRISTMAS ORATORIO [FOR THE TIME BEING]: CARBON COPY OF A TYPED MANUSCRIPT WITH CHORAL SETTINGS

THE CHRISTMAS ORATORIO [FOR THE TIME BEING]: CARBON COPY OF A TYPED MANUSCRIPT WITH CHORAL SETTINGS

by AUDEN, W. H

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Charles Agvent
Condition
Good and possibly unique
Item Price
$6,250.00

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wraps. Good and possibly unique. A 43-page 7-3/4" x 13-3/4" carbon copy typescript laid loosely into a makeshift folder consisting of a large piece of graph paper with the title THE CHRISTMAS ORATORIO/W. H. AUDEN written in pencil in an unknown hand on the front cover. Not dated. Occasional minor ink corrections also in an unknown hand. There… Read more
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CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRATCHITS

by PRITCHETT, V. S

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1964)
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$43.80

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(Berkeley): Hart Press, (1964). First Edition. Printed wraps. Near Fine. Victor Anderson. Chapbook in red printed wraps; illustrated by Victor Anderson. One of 155 copies (limitation not stated) printed as a Christmas greeting with slip from the Harts laid in.
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AUGGIE WREN'S CHRISTMAS STORY

by AUSTER, Paul

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Charles Agvent
Published
1992
Condition
Fine, as issued
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$312.50

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(Birmingham, UK): Delos Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine, as issued. Thin quarto in quarter buckram and marbled boards. One of 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author (of a total edition of 450), this being one of the odd-numbered copies issued in England.
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cover of CAROL

CAROL

by HALL, Donald

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1988)
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$62.50

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Concord: Ewert, (1988). First Edition. Printed wraps. Fine. J. J. Lankes. Nicely printed poem with an illustration reproduced from an original woodcut by J. J. Lankes. Of a total edition of 436, this is one of only 26 lettered copies SIGNED by the author and specially bound in wrappers.
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cover of COLONEL CARTER'S CHRISTMAS

COLONEL CARTER'S CHRISTMAS

by SMITH, F. Hopkinson

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1903
Condition
Backstrip darkened, frayed along edge. Still Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$93.80

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Backstrip darkened, frayed along edge. Still Very Good. F. C. Yohn. Decorated paper-covered boards with yapped edges; xiv, 159 pages. Illustrated with color plates by F. C. Yohn. One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by Smith.
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$93.80
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SANTA CLAUS'S PARTNER

by PAGE, Thomas Nelson

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1899
Condition
Owner name. Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$31.30

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition. Decorated cloth. Owner name. Near Fine. W. Glackens. Octavo in original red cloth. Designed by D. B. Updike. Illustrated with color plates by W. Glackens.
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