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The Cowardly Lion of Oz

by THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1923. First Edition. First Printing, with non-standard ampersand in publisher's imprint on spine. Octavo (23.5cm); dark green cloth with front cover paper label in full color, titled in black on spine; yellow edge-stain; 282pp; illustrated with black and white endpapers and 12 color plates. Exterior of rear board rather heavily mottled from past damp exposure… Read more
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Glinda of Oz

by BAUM, L. Frank [Lyman Frank Baum]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1923]
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, [1923]. First Edition. Second State [circa 1923, based on advertisements]. Octavo (23.5cm). Brown cloth covered boards with front cover illustration applied; titled in black on spine; pictorial black and white endpapers; 12 color plates and numerous black and white illustrations by John R. Neill; 280pp. Amateur glue repairs to hinges; general moderate rubbing and wear… Read more
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$150.00
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Tik-Tok of Oz

by BAUM, L. Frank [Lyman Frank Baum]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1930]
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, [1930]. First Edition. Third Printing, "D" binding (c.1918). Octavo (23.5cm). Blue cloth covered boards with pictorial paper cover illustration; titled in black on spine; 12 full-color plates including captions and numerous black & white illustrations by John R. Neill; no advertisements; blank endpapers; 272pp. Some rubbing and light soiling to the covers, spine and text… Read more
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$150.00
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Solitaire [Signed]

by [SOCIAL FICTION - CALIFORNIA] CORLE, Edwin

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1940. First Edition. First Printing. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Octavo (19.5cm). Brown cloth covered boards titled in black on the cover and spine; dustjacket; 351pp. Spine ends lightly pushed; light rubbing to bottom of board edges; Near Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50); nicks and short tears… Read more
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$75.00
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The Tin Woodsman of Oz

by BAUM, L. Frank [Lyman Frank Baum]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1918
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1918. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm). Red cloth covered boards with pictorial paper label mounted on front board; titled in black on spine; pictorial black and white endpapers; 12 color plates and numerous black and white illustrations by John R. Neill; 288pp. Rear hinge bit loose, cracked at p.273, holding firm; rubbing and light… Read more
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$500.00
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The Sea Fairies

by BAUM, L. Frank [Lyman Frank Baum]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1911
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1911. First Edition. First Printing. First state (binding "A"), with the last two lines on p.35 transposed; as are lines 14 and 15 on p.105. Octavo (23.5cm). Green cloth covered boards with full color/gilt applied cover illustration; titled in red and dark green on spine; full color pictorial endpapers; 12 duotone color plates decorated with… Read more
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$450.00
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The War in the Air and Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

by WELLS, H.G. [Herbert George Wells]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1908
Edition
First American Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1908. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm). Gray decorated cloth covered boards; pictorial front cover; titled in black on cover, black and yellow on spine; brown topstain; twenty illustrations by Eric Pope; 395,[7]pp. Moderate rubbing to boards; spine ends pushed; pictorial elements on front cover somewhat faded and rubbed; internally clean, tight, and unmarked; just… Read more
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The Giant Horse of Oz

by THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1928]
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$175.00

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, [1928]. First Edition. First State, with misprint on frontispiece and perfect type on p.116. Octavo (23.5cm). Brick-red cloth covered boards with applied cover illustration; titled in black on spine; pictorial black and white endpapers; 12 color plates and numerous black and white illustrations by John R. Neill; yellow stain to all edges of textblock; 283pp.… Read more
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$175.00
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Someone Like You

by DAHL, Roald

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1953
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Knopf, 1953. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); tan cloth titled in black over purple backgrounds on cover and spine; dustjacket; 359pp. Light soiling with faint scattered foxing to boards; mildly cocked with tiny spot of fray on the spine; Very Good. The dustjacket is price clipped; nicks and tiny tears to the extremities; shallow loss at… Read more
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$125.00
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Dragonflight [Signed Bookplate Laid-in]

by MCCAFFREY, Anne [Innez]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Ballantine, 1968. First Edition. Stated First Printing, July 1968. Publisher's Code U6124. Signed bookplate loosely laid-in at the title page; Octavo (18cm); pictorial card wrappers, priced 75 cents; yellow edge staing; 310pp. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; subtle tanning to text edges with some trivial wear to extremities; Very Good+. First of the Pern series-… Read more
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$100.00
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The Quantity Theory of Insanity [Signed Bookplate Laid-in]

by SELF, Will

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1991
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black paper-covered boards decorated in metallic speckled pattern; titled in white on spine;dustjacket; 211pp. Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $21.00), also Fine. Short story collection, winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1993.
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$50.00
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The Shorter Works Of Stephen King

by [KING, Stephen] Michael Collings and David Engelbretson

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1985. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); black leather titled in gilt on spine; pictorial title label mounted on front cover. Fine copy still in shrink wrap.
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The Animal Family. Decorations by Maurice Sendak [Artist-Signed Bookplate Laid-in]

by JARRELL, Randall

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1965. First Edition. First Printing. Bookplate signed by the illustrator, Maurice Sendak, loosely laid in at title page. Octavo (17.5cm). Blue cloth titled on the spine and cover in silver; dustjacket; 180pp. Mild sunning to board edges, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50) with light rubbing, still Fine - a very attractive… Read more
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$300.00
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Atormentada Tierra [To a God Unknown]

by STEINBECK, John (novel); Siminovich, Maximo and Domingo Manfredi (translation)

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1963
Edition
First Spanish Language Edition
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$75.00

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Barcelona: Luis De Caralt, 1963. First Spanish Language Edition. (Stated Premier Edicion, Febrero, 1963). Octavo. (20cm); red paper covered boards stamped in black and gilt on front cover and spine; dustjacket; 242pp. Minor tear to rear endpaper; tiny rubber stamp to rear pastedown; lower corner quietly bumped; small scuff to front board. Very Good +. The dustjacket is lightly… Read more
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$75.00
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The Footprint and Other Stories

by MORRIS [IV] , Gouverneur

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Scribner's. First Edition. First Printing, stated February 1908. Octavo (19.5cm). Pictorial buckram boards stamped in colors; dustjacket; 336pp. Faint crease (binding flaw) to rear board; previous owner's printed bookplate inside front cover; light soil to textblock edges; Very Good+. The dustjacket is complete with short tears and nicks, mostly to spine ends; spine shows some toning; Very… Read more
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$200.00
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Nixey's Harlequin [Limited, Signed]

by COPPARD, A.E. (Alfred Edgar)

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1931
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. First Edition. Limited Issue of 304 copies, this being # 109. Signed by the author. Octavo (19.5cm); vellum boards, morocco spine label stamped in gilt on spine; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; 296pp. Boards slightly bowed; minor nicks to spine label; light rubbing to spine; Very Good+. A short-story collection, including a number of fantasy… Read more
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$125.00
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Under Compulsion

by DISCH, Thomas M.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1968
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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London: Rupert Hall-Davis, 1968. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.5cm); gray paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 220pp. Scattered foxing to upper edge of textblock, else Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced 25s net), with some light wear to extremities. Collection of 17 short stories, later published in the US under the… Read more
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$100.00
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London: Secker and Warburg, 1990-1992. First Editions. First Impressions. Three octavo volumes (24cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in white, gilt, and silver on spines; dustjackets; viii,376; viii,280; x,388pp. Subtle toning to upper text edges, else Fine in Fine, unclipped dustjackets (priced £14.99, £13.95, £14.95), with exception to The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman, which is gently bumped… Read more
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$200.00
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The Kingslayer

by HUBBARD, L. Ron

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1949
Item Price
$200.00

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Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co, 1949. Second Printing, per Currey, with text printed on wove paper, blue endpapers, and the binding measuring slightly taller than the first. Octavo (19cm); blue cloth, with titles stamped in yellow; dustjacket; [11],12-208pp. Light offestting along left edge of front endpaper, else Fine in a Very Good+ to Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.00),… Read more
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$200.00
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The Sea Lady

by WELLS, H.G.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1902
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1902. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); variant bound in sage green cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front cover; viii,300 + [12]pp publishers catalog, with frontispiece and seven plates of illustrations by Lewis Baumer. Gently spine-sunned, with light wear to spine ends, and two faint scuffs… Read more
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$250.00