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The Birdman Of Alcatraz (1955 Signed 1st Edition W/DJ)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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1955
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RARE SIGNED STATED FIRST EDITION: Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Ed. w/Dj. Photo of jacket is a stock photo. Ours is in nicer shape. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing Thus in an original HARVEY GABOR White/black jail bars/ bird inset exlib dust jacket protected by a mylar wrap. … Read more
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Porgy (The 1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Edition)

by Heyward, Du Bose

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1925
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First Edition
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Du Bose, Heyward. Porgy (1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Hardcover 1st Edition/ 2nd printing thus, known as the Mauve or Rose "B" Edition. Decorated By Theodore Nadejen.USED. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Mauve/Purple boards with gold gilt titling and owl cartouche. Not an exlib item. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR THE DRAMATIC BROADWAY MUSICAL AND MOTION PICTURE, SCORED BY… Read more
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Laura (1943, Houghton Mifflin BCE W/DJ)

by Caspary, Vera

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Published
1943
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Good
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Book Club Edition
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Caspary, Vera LAURA, 1943 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN BCE Used. Good Condition/ Acceptable Original Laura/glass globe dust jacket. Wartime Edition. Copper brown boards with black titling. Deckled page edges, light foxing. Dust jacket is worn, taped, Has been mended and cleaned up a bit since this photo was taken. "Laura is an elegant novel about outwardly elegant people—a book,… Read more
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Jamaica Inn (MCMXXXVI Doubleday 1st Ed. Thus W/Rex Whistler Dj)

by Du Maurier, Daphne

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Published
1936
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First Edition Thus
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Daphne DuMaurier. Jamaica Inn, Doubleday & Company MXMXXXVI, 243 page First Printing Thus. IN RARE ORIGINAL REX WHISTLER UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET, Original cover price $4.50. 5 3/8 X 8 1/8. Back panel lists Rebecca, The King's General, The Scapegoat and The Loving Spirit. Missing 1/2 inch of dj at foot of spine. Green library-bound volume with white titling on… Read more
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Frank Capra, The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography (1971 Stated First Ed.)

by Capra, Frank

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1971
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Frank Capra: The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography. 1971 Macmillan Stated First Printing Thus. Used. Good Condition/ Good BCE dust jacket is included.6 ¾ X 9 ½. 513 pages, indexed. An honest, objective picture of renowned film director Frank Capra. See stock photo.
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Aerosmith: The Fall and The Rise of Rock's Greatest Band

by Huxley, Martin

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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9780312117276
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: Huxley, Martin. Aerosmith: The Fall and The Rise of Rock's Greatest Band. ISBN 031211727X. March, 1995 Stated First Edition St Martin's Press, NY. Softcover. Stated First Edition, BIOGRAPHY. ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY. USED. Very Good Condition.
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Eckstein-Halpaus Vaslav Nijinsky Cigarette Cards, 1930 Half Tone Prints

by Eckstein-Halpaus

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1930
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Vaslav Nijinsky Cigarette Cards. 3 Eckstein-Halpaus original Half-Tone Photomechanical Prints, 1930. 169,170,171 Gruppe 4: Das Tanzgenie der Russen, Der Kunstlertiche Tanz. RARE, Used. Good condition. Will ship from United States.
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The Rose Tattoo (1950, New Directions Stated First Printing w/ Dj)

by Williams, Tennessee

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Published
1950
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First Edition
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Williams, Tennessee: The Rose Tattoo. !950, New Directions, NY. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Used. Very Good/ Good- Condition Original Lustig pink rose dust jacket. Front flap Price $3.00. Nice. Summary: A drama with comedic elements. Set in the American south in an italian family.
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Mourning Becomes Electra, A Trilogy (1931 Horace Liveright 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by o'Neill, Eugene

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1931
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O'Neill, Eugene: Mourning Becomes Electra, A Trilogy (1931 First Edition, Horace Liveright, Inc. w/Dj) Original Cover Price is #2.50. DRAMA. Three Plays, or parts: Homecoming, The Hunted, The Haunted. RARE. Used. Very Good Condition/ Good- Original dust jacket. Jacket has some loss at the spine. Now protected by mylar wrap. Please see our photos. Plot Summary: "Mourning Becomes Electra… Read more
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Peer Gynt (1933, G.P. Putnam, Hult Translation)

by Ibsen, Henrik

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Published
1933
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First Edition Thus
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Ibsen, Henrik: Peer Gynt, 1933 G.P. Putnam, Hult Translation, hardcover. Used. Good Condition. No Dj. Toning. Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) wrote his five-act allegorical drama Peer Gynt in 1867 while living in Italy. It tells the story of the downfall and subsequent redemption of a Norwegian peasant anti-hero. Unlike Ibsen's previous dramas, it was written in verse and wasn't originally… Read more
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Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud (1955 Random House 1st Ed. w/Dj)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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1955
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Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Edition. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing ThusExlib. Good- condition. Spine is a bit cocked. Front panel states "The fantastic true story of the prisoner with the longest record of solitary confinement in the United States – who became a leading authority on birds."… Read more
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The Day Of The Triffids (Michael Joseph, 1954 R)

by Wyndham, John

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Published
1984
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Reprint
ISBN
9780718100933
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EX-LIB. Wyndham, John: The Day of the Triffids, Michael Joseph, London. 1984. Science Fiction, Horror. Original source material for the film of the same name. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. Good/Good Price-clipped DJ. Dust jacket is black with large green and white titling and ornamentation. RARE/SCARCE.
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (Dodd, Mead 1935, Illust.)

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1935
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Dickens, Charles: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Dodd, Mead 1935 Illustrated edition. Illustrated by C.E. Brock. All colour plates including frontispiece are affixed to binding and are in nice condition. 16 colour plates in all. Used. Good Condition/ No Dj if issued. A nice copy.
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How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1952 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by Mead, Shepherd

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Published
1952
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Mead, Shepherd. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, A Dastard's Guide To Fame and Fortune. First Edition, Stated Second Printing Thus, Simon & Schuster, 1952. Comedy. Original source material for the smash Broadway play and film. Used. Good/ Good original yellow dust jacket drawn by Claude. A nice copy of a rare /scarce item. Now protected… Read more
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Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox (1933, First Ed.)

by Sinclair, Upton

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1933
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Sinclair, Upton. Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox. Published by the Author, Los Angeles, CA., 1933. First Edition. Used. Very Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Includes Ephemera: Original pamphlet "A letter from Mary Craig Sinclair to Eve Fox" originally issued with this title.
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Holmes Of The Movies, The Screen Career of Sherlock Holmes

by Davies, David Stuart

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Published
1978
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First Edition
ISBN
9780517232798
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Davies, David Stuart. Holmes of the Movies, The Screen Career of Sherlock Holmes. Foreward by actor Peter Cushing. Bramhall House, 1978. ISBN 0517232790. Used/ Very Good/ Very Good. Tight binding, dj is unclipped. LOTS OF PHOTOS. .
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The Sound of Music (Original Book from the Broadway Musical)

by Lindsay & Crouse

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1960
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. Lindsay & Crouse, The Sound Of Music. 1960 Random House NY, Fireside Theatre Edition. This is the original book for the smash-hit musical play. Used. Very Good/ Good+ Condition. Please see our photos. This dust jacket has become scarce.
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The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1935 Half-Crown Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1935
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Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935 Used – Good. UK: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935. Half Crown Edition. Hardcover. Good+ / New. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie Original 1935 Half Crown Edition John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd 1935. Corners not bumped. NOT EXLIB. Crisp, straight, and very solid bright orange boards with quite light sunning to… Read more
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The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition)

by Collins, Wilkie

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1860
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BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on front and back boards. . Used. Good- Condition. Our copy lacks the spine. Some water-spotting noted.. Please see our photos. States 1860 on the title page. In-text illustrations by John McLenan.… Read more
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The Chartreuse of Parma (D. Appleton 1st Ed.)

by Stendahl

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1901
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Stendhal. The Chartreuse of Parma. Translated from the French by The Lady Mary Loyd. D. Appleton & Co., NY. 1901 First Edition. Used. Black cloth boards. Paper title label is present on spine but has darkened over time. Good condition/ No DJ if issued. A clean, solid copy. Green decorative endpapers are intact. 5 6/8 X 8 3/8 535… Read more
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