Recent Arrivals from Houle Rare Books & Autographs

Recent Arrivals from Houle Rare Books & Autographs

cover of Photograph Signed

Photograph Signed

by Bunche, Ralph

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Condition
Very Good
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$275.00

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Original ¾ length standing pose talking with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gros at a cocktail party, signed and inscribed on the wide margin: "To my good friends, with much appreciation, Ralph J. Bunche." 6" x 7" image on a double weight 8" x 10" leaf. Together with a printed holiday greeting card signed by Mrs. Bunche. Very good. Bunche (1904-71), African-American… Read more
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cover of Music and Bad Manners

Music and Bad Manners

by Van Vechten, Carl

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Published
1916
Condition
Fair
Edition
First
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$295.00

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First edition. Octavo. Original boards with spine and cover labels. No dust jacket. Fair (rubbed; two chips to front boards; joints rubbed). 246 pages + 2 page ads. Author's second book. Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper to The Baroness de Meyer "For The Baroness de Meyer, With profound admiration. Carlo Van Vechten. November 20 – 1916 New York." An important… Read more
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cover of Historic Salton Sea

Historic Salton Sea

by Dowd, M. J.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$75.00

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First edition, second printing; November, 1960. Octavo. 13 b/w photographs; map. Original wrappers. No dust jacket. Very good. 32 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Laid in loose is a six page "Imperial Irrigation District Fact Sheet."
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cover of Famous Small Bronzes: A Representative Exhibit Selected From The Works Of Noted Contemporary Sculptors

Famous Small Bronzes: A Representative Exhibit Selected From The Works Of Noted Contemporary Sculptors

by The Gorham Company

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$375.00

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First edition. 4to. B/W illustrations, photographs by William Shewell Ellis. Cream Japan vellum over green boards. No dust jacket. Very good (few stains). 109 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Laid in loose is a 4 page index and price list dated May 1, 1929.
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cover of Stealthy Steve: The Six-Eyed Sleuth His Quest of The Big Blue Diamond

Stealthy Steve: The Six-Eyed Sleuth His Quest of The Big Blue Diamond

by Newkirk, Newton

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$85.00

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First edition, November, 1904. Octavo. Original blue pictorial cloth. Illustrated by the author. No dust jacket. Very good (lettering on spine a bit rubbed). 172 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Not located in Barzun or Hagen.
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$85.00
cover of Don. A Story of a Lion Dog

Don. A Story of a Lion Dog

by Grey, Zane

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Published
1928
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$275.00

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First edition, later printing (K-C, October, 1928). Small octavo. Color frontispiece and four b/w full page illustrations by Kurt Wiese, and seven b/w vignettes in the text. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, top edge is red. Dust jacket (price clipped) designed by Kurt Wiese. Fine, fresh copy. 69 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Zane Grey estate copy with his thin… Read more
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cover of The Present Problem

The Present Problem

by Bolton, Sarah Knowles

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Published
1874
Condition
Good+
Edition
First
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$365.00

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First edition. Octavo. Original gilt stamped green cloth. No dust jacket. Good (few stains on front and rear covers; pages 117-118; 157-158; 161-164 with chips to upper page covers, text is not affected). 167 pages. No signatures or bookplates. A temperance novel advocating equal rights for women. Wright 320.
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cover of Unrequited Self-Love

Unrequited Self-Love

by Van der Kar, Josef

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$75.00

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First edition. Square octavo. Two page introduction by Bernard Mayes. Seventeen illustrations. Original tan pictorial cloth stamped in brown with design in orange. Two page foreword by Josef Van der Kar. No dust jacket. Fine. 103 pages. Number 104 of 500 numbered copies, signed by the author and printed by Padraic J. Cohee.
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cover of Green Grow The Rushes O!

Green Grow The Rushes O!

by Wilson, Adrian

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Published
1950
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$75.00

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First edition thus. 5 ½" x 8 ½". Edited by Cecil Sharp. Original stitched printed in red and black. Fine. 8 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Limited to 50 copies printed for members of the Rounce and Coffin Club. Provenance: Estate of Peggy Christian.
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cover of The Cicadas

The Cicadas

by Huxley, Aldous

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Published
1931
Edition
First
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$100.00

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First English edition. Octavo. Original brown cloth, printed paper label. Dust jacket (unclipped; some fading to spine). Very good. 63 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Extra spine label tipped-in. Printed by T. and A. Constable Ltd., Edinburgh.
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$100.00
cover of Brand Book Seventeen: The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners

Brand Book Seventeen: The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners

by Schreier, Konrad F., Jr., editor

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$22.50

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First edition. 4to. Profusely illustrated from photographs and drawings; facsimiles; maps. Chronology. Dust jacket (unclipped). Fine. 199 pages. No signatures or bookplates.
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cover of The Rancho San Pedro: The Story of a Famous Rancho in Los Angeles County and of its Owners The Dominguez Family

The Rancho San Pedro: The Story of a Famous Rancho in Los Angeles County and of its Owners The Dominguez Family

by Gillingham, Robert Cameron

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$80.00

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First edition. Large thick octavo. Two page foreword by J. P. Bradley. Frontispiece portrait, over 100 b/w illustrations. Bibliography. Pictorial dust jacket (unclipped; small chip on back panel). Very good. 473 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Laid in loose are Ed Ainworth's 1961 review and two other related clippings.
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cover of Bacon’s Essays and Colours of Good and Evil. With Notes and Glossarial Index

Bacon’s Essays and Colours of Good and Evil. With Notes and Glossarial Index

by Bacon, Francis

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Published
1926
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$375.00

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First edition thus. Small octavo. Preface by W. A. Wright. Full blue morocco by Riviere and Son, with elaborate gilt stamped grape and leaves design, a.e.g. Fine, fresh. 388 pages. Printed by Richard Clay and Sons.
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cover of For Love of Mary Ellen

For Love of Mary Ellen

by Brainerd, Eleanor Hoyt

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$22.50

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First edition, published September, 1912. Octavo. Four full page illustrations; vignette on page one, by Rose Cecil O'Neill. Original gilt stamped olive green cloth. No dust jacket. Very good. 43 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Harper code E-R.
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cover of Frank Harris: In Memoriam Fragments From His New York Days

Frank Harris: In Memoriam Fragments From His New York Days

by Bruno, Guido, et.al.

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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$37.50

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First edition thus. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait by Joseph Simpson. Original stiff yellow wrappers, letter in black. No dust jacket. Very good. 36 pages. Includes contributions by George B. Shaw, Walter Kingsley, Guido Bruno. One of 450 copies, not numbered. From the library of noted "Gone With The Wind" Hollywood director George Cukor with his Paul Landacre Bookplate on the front pastedown.
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cover of Sonnets, By Mary Craig Sinclair

Sonnets, By Mary Craig Sinclair

by Sinclair, Upton

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First
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$30.00

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First edition. 6 ½" x 4 ¼". Original stiff wrappers. No dust jacket. Very good (text browned due to paper quality). 39 pages. Gottesman A1013 – four page preface by Upton Sinclair. This copy is autographed on front cover: "Happy New Year to you all, Mary Craig Sinclair."
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cover of Corvette Summer. Final Revised Shooting Script

Corvette Summer. Final Revised Shooting Script

by Robbins, Matthew

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Published
1977
Condition
Good
Item Price
$395.00

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Final shooting script with original working title "Stingray" May 26, 1977. Original yellow wrappers, with various colored papers; two metal gold brads. Good. Directed by Matthew Robbins. Producer Hal Barwood. Cast included March Hamill, Annie Potts; music by Dusty Springfield.
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cover of Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions by Frank Harris

Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions by Frank Harris

by Wilde, Oscar

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Condition
Very Good
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$125.00

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ca. 1930. Publisher's four page sales brochure with order form for the Frank Harris book. Very good. Includes "Critical Comment" by Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy, Theodore Dreiser, Upton Sinclair, and The Chicago Tribune.
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$125.00
cover of Resurgam: Unpublished Letters

Resurgam: Unpublished Letters

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$1,500.00

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First edition thus. 4to. Original tan stiff printed wrappers. Four page introduction by Clement K. Shorter. No dust jacket. Very good. 12 pages. Number 17 of 25 copies signed by Shorter. Four letters from 1897 to Dalhousie Young.
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$1,500.00
cover of Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark

by Dean’s Rag Book

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Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$85.00

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[ca. 1936-1939]. 5 ½" x 4 ½". #314. Stitched; upper and lower edges pinked. Printed in eight colors with drawings by Sylvia Pay. Very good. 8 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Cope page 110 #314.
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