Recent Arrivals from Dale Steffey Books

Recent Arrivals from Dale Steffey Books

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Pistols for Two

by Stein, Aaron Marc; (Dust Jacket Art by ANDY WARHOL)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE. Featuring the 1st dust jacket design by Andy Warhaw ( Andy Warhol), with credit at bottom of front flap. Warhol was an award-winning illustrator in the 1950s before his rise to fame. He went on to create at least 6 more designs for dust jackets. Near… Read more
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$1,000.00
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{American Fine Binding} Vanity Fair: Green Room Edition

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1900
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Green Room Edition
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$500.00

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New York and Boston: H. M. Caldwell Company, 1900. The Green Room Edition, "illustrated by photographs from the life of Mrs. Fiske and her company in the play of Becky Sharp, by Byron and Sarony, also 186 illustrations by Author". iv, 770 pp., 8vo. Near Fine in decorative cloth boards featuring a peacock in intricate gilt and green,… Read more
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When Malindy Sings

by Dunbar, Paul Laurence

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1904
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1904. 8vo, 144 pages. Original brown cloth binding with green, red, cream and gilt floral and lattice panel, gilt lettering, motif repeated on spine in green and red, top edge gilt, untrimmed, signed by the designer: M.A. [ Margaret Armstrong]. Illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club. Very Near Fine,… Read more
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$300.00
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Signaletic Instructions including the Theory and Practice of Anthropometrical Identification, Translated from the latest French edition.

by Bertillon, Alphonse; Edited under the supervision of Major R. W. McLaughry

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition in English
Item Price
$500.00

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Chicago, New York, London: The Werner Company, 1896. "with 115 figures, plates, and tables, fully illustrating the Bertillon methods of measurement, description, and statement of peculiar marks...". First Edition in English, 1896. xx, 260 pp., 65 pp. of plates (some folded), 35 pp: illustrations, photographs, 8vo. Bound in publisher's contemporary brown half hard-grain morocco over pebbled brown morocco, marbled end… Read more
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{American Fine Binding} An Erring Woman's Love

by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (1850-1919); Illustrated by Louise Mears and W. P. Hooper

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1892. First Edition, 1892. 157 pp., 8vo, the full page illustrations are unpaginated. In publisher's black cloth with decorations in gilt, silver, and white, featuring two angels, white moire silk end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs at spine ends and corners.RARE in such lovely condition, the gilt and silver bright, the moire… Read more
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$600.00
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Collected Poems of Robert Frost (SIGNED)

by Frost, Robert

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$750.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1939. Stated First Printing, SIGNED AND DATED BY AUTHOR in year of publication at second front end page "1939 Robert Frost". 8vo, publisher's original cloth, frontispiece photograph of Robert Frost by Doris Ulmann. Very Good Plus, lacking the dust jacket, spine a bit toned, prior owner name front end page. Internally clean and bright.… Read more
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Earthquakes and Other Earth Movements

by Milne, John (1850-1913)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1886. 8vo, xiv, 363, 4 pg. International Scientific Series list, 44 pp. publisher's ads. With 38 figures and fold-out color map. International Scientific Series Vol. LVI. Map is Fine. Book is Very Good in publisher's decorative red cloth, top dusty, 1/2" chip to cloth at head of spine, the contemporary armorial bookplate… Read more
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The Strike at Shane's; A Prize Story of Indiana

by [Porter, Gene Stratton]

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1893
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Boston: The American Humane Education Society, 1893. First Edition, First issue in green cloth with blind ruled border on front & bright gilt lettering front cover, spine unlettered, as issued. A Fine copy, with undated card laid in issued by the Anthony Wayne Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America requesting visitor's to Porter's Limberlost Cabin to "Please help… Read more
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Elementary Geology (ASSOCIATION COPY)

by Hitchcock, Edward (1793-1864)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1840
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,750.00

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Amherst, Mass.: J. S. & C. Adams, 1840. viii, paginated 9-320, illustrated, 3 fold-out charts. RARE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "Mr. A. Jenkins, Jr., with the respect of the author", with laid in single sheet center fold with one side in author's manuscript handwriting, titled "Topics on Geology" followed by 19 numbered topics… Read more
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A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament, ....

by A London Antiquary [John Camden Hotten]

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition, Revised
Item Price
$400.00

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London; Piccadilly: John Camden Hotten, 1860. Second Edition, Revised, 1860, with two thousand additional words. xvi, 300 pp including frontis titled A Canter's Map of a Begging District. Bound in publisher's original pebbled brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine, blind tooled rules and publisher's blind tooled initials center of front and rear covers, dark brown end papers. Very Good,… Read more
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No Place: No Publisher, 1986. Undoubtedly the promotional poster for the four volume set published by St. Martin's Press in 1986, the same images in vignette as the covers of the books. 22" w x 28" h. Near Fine, faint creasing. A SCARCE ephemeral item, well suited for framing, distributed in limited number at the ABA trade show in 1986.… Read more
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$35.00
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CHUCK AMUCK; The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist; PROMOTIONAL POSTER

by Jones, Chuck

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine, as Issued
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$200.00

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No Place: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. SCARCE publisher's promotional poster featuring an oblong illustration by Chuck Jones titled "Birth of a Notion", a reproduction of a limited edition animation cel. Fine, as issued. A great ephemeral item, published in limited number and distributed at the 1989 ABA trade show. Will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. .… Read more
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The Book of the Princes of Wales, Heirs to the Crown of England

by Doran, Dr. ( John)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1860. SCARCE. Handsomely bound in unsigned half red calf over marbled boards, the back gilt, marbled end papers and edges, the bookplate of C. Morrison, Hampworth Lodge, Downton, with clan Morrison motto Pretio Prudentia Praestat (In Price Prudence Predominates) front paste down. Very Good, front hinge showing wear, corners rubbed, toning from frontispiece engraving to title page.… Read more
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$200.00
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Frederick the Great, His Court and Times (Four Volumes)

by Campbell, Thomas, Edited and with an Introduction by

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1842
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,000.00

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London: Henry Colburn, 1842. Four volumes bound in unsigned contemporary half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, the backs in six compartments with four featuring richly gilt tooled crown in field of flowers, end papers and edges marbled. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, rubbing to marbled boards, small prior owner name label at title pages, handful of pages with… Read more
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Portraits of the Eighteenth Century Historic and Literary (Two Volumes)

by Saint-Beuve, C. A.; Translated by Katherine P. Wormeley; with a Critical Introduction by Edmond Scherer

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. Two volumes bound in contemporary signed Charles E. Lauriat bindings of half green straight-grained morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt rules and lettering, marbled end papers, the tops gilt. Prior owner bookplate in Vol. II, period gift inscriptions both. Near Fine, the spines sunned to brown, internally clean and bright, a… Read more
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The Female of the Species; A Study in Natural History

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1912. First separate edition in book form. Nine leaves, printed on one side only, ruled in green decorative border throughout. Oblong 12 mo, 4 3/8" h x 6 1/2" w, string-tied. Very Good, boards a bit soiled, some toning to end pages only, slight ripples in paper covering rear board. Binding sound and… Read more
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Easy to Murder

by Rutledge, Nancy

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE in dust jacket and collectible condition. Near Fine, usual page browning due to Doubleday's cheap paper. In a Very Good Plus dust jacket, light edge wear. A Crime Club selection, previously serialized in the Saturday Evening Post. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo… Read more
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$100.00
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The Body on the Sidewalk

by Carey, Bernice

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1950. RARE, her third of eight critically acclaimed mystery novels, all set in California and all published by Doubleday, and all of which are RARE in today's market in the first edition. Near Fine, the usual browning given Doubleday's use of cheap paper, in a Near Fine dust… Read more
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The Devil's Own

by Curtis, Peter (pen name of Norah Lofts)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1959. Originally published in the UK in 1940 by Peter Davies and titled "Dead March in Three Keys". RARE under either title in dust jacket, and especially so in collectible condition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, scant rubs at spine ends. A Crime Club selection. . First… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF THE CARDINAL DE RETZ. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Secret Transactions of the French Court and the Civil Wars. Translated from the French. In Four Volumes

by Retz, (Jean Francois Paul de Gonde), Cardinal De

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1774
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second British Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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London: Printed for T. Becket, T. Cadell, and T. Evans, in the Strand, 1774. Originally published 1723. Four volumes in contemporary quarter parchment over marbled boards, the backs richly stamped in gilt, marbled end papers, saffron edges, engraved portrait Vol. I. Very Good, early owner name in ink half-titles Vols. II-IV, small tear top edge front end page Vol. I,… Read more
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