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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower
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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower

By King, Stephen

Hampton Falls, N.H.: Donald M. Grant, 2004. Inscribed by King on the half- title and dated 9/20/04.  Also signed by Michael Whelan on the half-title.  With 12 color plates by Whelan. Fine in Fine dust jacket.. Signed. First Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Michael Whelan.

$600.00

Bad Girl

By Delmar, Vina

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co 16th printing, December 1928. The first printing was earlier in the same year. Author's first book, a scandalous at the time novel about premarital sex, set in Harlem and the Bronx. VG in dust jacket. The jacket is chipped at the top & bottom of the spine, with wear at extremities. . Hard Cover. VG/G-.

$45.00

Washington Jitters

By Trumbo, Dalton

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. 287, [2] pp. Blue cloth, stamped in black on spine and front panel. First edition of author's second novel, his first to be published in the United States. Trumbo was the subject of the 2015 film based on his life. Trumbo wrote the film scripts to Roman Holiday, Exodus, Spartacus, and The Brave One, and was blacklisted for his suspected Communist activity during the McCarthy era. This is a political novel, a satire set in Washington, D.C. during the New Deal. Previous owner's name on front free end-paper else Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with tape repair at head and tail of the spine of the jacket and some minor tears. Photos provided on request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good.

$125.00

To the Bright and Shining Sun

By Burke, James Lee.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons First edition of author's second book, with publisher's code: A-6.70 (H) on copyright page. Previous owner's signature on front paste-down, and below that, an address label, else Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with $5.95 on front inside flap. Photos provided on request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$300.00

Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story

By Beerbohm, Max.

New Yorkj: John Lane Company, 1912. 358 pp. + 4 pp. ads. Tan cloth, stamped in brown and gold. Bleiler. Dampstaining to fore and top edges, and top corner of pages, spine faded else VG. . First American Edition. Hard Cover.

$25.00

On Two Frontiers

By Buffum, George T.

Norwood, Ma.: Norwood Press, 1918. 375 pp. Blue cloth stamped in red and orange decorated on spine and front panel. With warm inscription from the author dated April 15, 1918. Frontispiece by Maynard Dixon. Pen-and-ink illustrations by Frank T. Merrill. Stories are set in South Africa, the Kalahari, Colorado, and Arizona. Light edgewear, light foxing. Very Good.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Illus. by Merrill, Frank T..

$50.00

A Saga of the Sword

By Austin, F. Britten

New York: Macmillan, 1929. Red cloth, title stamped in black on front panel and spine, with embossed caveman warrior on the front panel. A series of fictional stories based on warfare in myth and history from the earliest days of mankind to tank warfare in 1916. Stories of Gilgamesh, Alexander the Great, Hannibal and the fall of Carthage, the rise of Arab and Turkish empires, the Crusades, Napoleon, the saga ending with the first World War. Austin wrote a similar collection of historical fiction with a nautical theme: A Saga of the Sea. Fine in scarce dust jacket, with promotional publisher's bookmark, including this title, laid in. In the original dust jacket, price-clipped else VG. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/VG.

$35.00

The Light Keepers: A Story Of The United States Light-House Service

By Otis, James

New York: E P Dutton and Company, 1906. vi, 347 pp. Red cloth stamped in black and white on spine with lighthouse, and on front panel: a dramatic scene of men in a small boat. With frontispiece and 7 plates. Includes a seven page appendix of extracts from official lighthouse reports. Light/moderate wear to extremities, but some of the white stamping has rubbed off. With previous owner's name on front pastedown, page 33-34 loose. Binding is tight. GVG. Hard Cover.

$45.00

Potato Face

By Sandburg, Carl

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1930. Yellow and green cloth. viii, 96 pp. First edition stated on copyright page. A collection of short stories. VG+ in VG+ dust jacket, clean and bright. The jacket inside flaps are clipped at the corners, possibly by the publisher. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.

$150.00

The Fourth K

By Puzo, Mario

New York: Random House Inc, 1990. 479, [7] pp. Lower edges of front and back pastedowns stained blue where color bled off boards, looks as if bottom edge only of book sat briefly on a damp spot. Tips of board corners worn. Dustjacket has one small closed tear, else near fine.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Near Fine.

$150.00

Taps at Reveille

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. Second edition, First printing. A-6.60(H) on copyright page. The first state of the text. In dust jacket with $4.50 on front flap. Bruccoli A18.2.a From the library of John Michael Hayes, premier screenwriter, with his signature on the front free endpaper. Hayes wrote the screenplays and collaborated with Alfred Hitchcock on four films, including Rear Window. His film script for Peyton Place was nominated for an Oscar. Fitzgerald had less success as a screenwriter. Some foxing and discoloration on free endpapers, else VG in rubbed dust jacket with some wear at edges.. Hardcover. VG/Good.

$32.50

Six Tales of the Jazz Age and Other Stories

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. A-1.60 [H] on the copyright page. The Second American edition, with a revised collection of stories. With introduction by Frances Fitzgerald Lanahan, Fitzgerald's daughter, which includes a facsimile of monthly expenditures of Fitzgerald's: "House liquor $80.... wild parties $100... " Stories include The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Bruccoli A9.3.a Some discoloration on front & rear boards from moisture; in other respects an attractive copy. In dust jacket, price-clipped, with some dampstaining on spine and back cover of jacket but no tears or chips. . First edition Thus. Hardcover. GVG/GVG.

$45.00

The Private Life: The Wheel of Time. Lord Beaupre. The Visits. Collaboration. Owen Wingrave

By James, Henry

London: James R. Osgood., McIlvaine & Co , 1893. Blue cloth, title gilt on spine and front panel, which has a floral decoration in gilt. vi, 331, [publisher's device] pp. A collection of short stories. From the library of Beatrix Farrand, with her bookplate on the the front pastedown and initialed by Mary Cadwalader Jones on front free endpaper: "M. C. J. Paris, 1895." Beatrix Farrand was one of America's greatest landscape architects. Her mother, Mary Cadwalader Jones, was the sister-in-law, and literary agent of Edith Wharton. Jones was a close friend of Henry James, who was often a guest at her town house in New York City. James wrote of Beatrix, to her mother: "My liveliest interest attends her on her path. Foxing to edges and several pages including endpapers, else VG. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Association Copy.

$250.00

The Cavalier's Cup

By Dickson, Carter

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1953. Yellow cloth. 263 pp. Sir Henry Merrivale. Crease on front board else VG In dust jacket with tear and small hole towards lower back edge of the spine otherwise quite presentable. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/GVG.

$25.00

Uncle Remus His Songs and Sayings

By Harris, Joel Chandler

New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. New and Revised Edition with One Hundred and Twelve Illustrations by A.B. Frost. xxiv, 265 pp. Red cloth, gilt, with illustration on front board of Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox in ascending and descending buckets. With frontispiece and 10 plates by A.B. Frost. Very clean, tight copy. Some color fading on rear board, bottom of spine bumped else VG+ . Very Good.

$60.00

The Crimson Horseshoe

By Dawson, Peter.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap / Dodd, Mead., 1941. Grosset & Dunlap binding using Dodd, Mead sheets of first edition: "Dodd, Mead & Company / New York 1941" on title page, "Copyright, 1941, / Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc" on copyright page, Dodd, Mead endpapers; red cloth binding with Grosset & Dunlap on spine. The $2,000.00 Prize Western. Previous owner's name on front paste-down, some foxing on endpapers. VG in VG dust jacket. . Cloth. VG/VG.

$35.00

The Echoing Green

By Estes, Eleanor

New York: The Macmillan Comapny, 1947. 263 pp. First adult novel by the author of The Moffats. Inscribed on ffep in the year of publication. Top corners of pages 169 -178 were turned down during production, before the top edges were trimmed. Bright, price-intact dustjacket is frayed along edges.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$40.00

Dr. Thorne's Idea

By Mitchell, John Ames

New York: George H. Doran, 1919. 244 pp. Early example of the Pocket Books which Doran published as part of the World War I war effort. "This tale, in its original form was published in 1899 as Gloria Victis. With the addition of certain passages and the revision of others - a belated duty to Stephen Wadsworth - the book is now presented under a clearer title." One corner bumped, else near fine. Dust jacket edges slightly frayed; while lightly soiled, the jacket is quite attractive.. First Edition, Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$20.00

The Commodore
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The Commodore

By O'Brian, Patrick:

New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1995. 282pp. Mottled blue paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine with gilt title. Bottom corners very slightly bumped. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

The Star in the Well: A Christmas Story

By Bailey, Temple

New York: P. F. Volland Co., 1928. Book is in fine condition, in original box. Box lid is faded on edges, with a tear, else VG,. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Wrappers. Fine.

$25.00

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