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The Path to Power (with additional signatures)
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The Path to Power (with additional signatures)

by THATCHER, Margaret

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Published
1995
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SIGNED First American Edition The Path to Power. Special first U.S. edition, limited to 175 numbered copies for sale, and 26 lettered copies for private distribution [this example unnumbered and unlettered]. NY: Harper Collins 1995. Hardcover with dust jacket [no slipcase], 6.5 x 9.5, 656 pages. Boldly signed on the colophon in blue felt tip by Margaret Thatcher. Also includes… Read more about this item
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The Big Sea
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The Big Sea

by HUGHES, Langston

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1940
Binding
Slipcase
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$6,800.00

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"My First Life," inscribed and SIGNED by Langston Hughes in this First Edition of Hughes' first autobiography. In The Big Sea, the first of an eventual two autobiographical volumes, Hughes recounts the period from his youth in Kansas and Mexico through the publication of his award-winning debut novel Not Without Laughter in 1930. (Hughes' second autobio, I Wonder as I… Read more about this item
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Autograph Letter Signed (To Kill a Mockingbird)
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Autograph Letter Signed (To Kill a Mockingbird)

by LEE, Harper

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Used - Fine
Edition
First
Published
1997
Binding
Soft cover
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SIGNED/Handwritten by Harper Lee, "I'm not a collector (of anything) but I have, as you may guess, great interest in books. Firsts is absolutely first-rate!" Scarce ALS, one page, 8.5 x 11, January 1, 1997. Handwritten letter to Robin Smiley, offering thanks for an issue of Firsts: The Book Collector's Magazine which featured a cover story on To Kill a… Read more about this item
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$3,000.00
The Works of John Locke
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The Works of John Locke

by LOCKE, John

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Fourth
Published
1740
Binding
Calf
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"His works prepared the ground for action as well as thought." LOCKE, John. The Works of John Locke. London: Edmund Parker, et al., 1740. Three volumes. Folio (14"H x 9"W). Antique-style gilt-and blind-tooled paneled calf, raised bands, gilt-decorated spines, red morocco labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Fourth edition of John Locke's collected works, formally attaching Locke's name to important… Read more about this item
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Typed Letter Signed

Typed Letter Signed

by FITZGERALD, F Scott

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First
Published
1939
Binding
Letter paper
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$12,500.00

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Typed Letter Signed with handwritten addendum, December 26th, 1939, one year almost to the day before his death. F. Scott Fitzgerald, cash-strapped near the end of his life, pleads with his landlord "with somewhat bowed shoulders" for a reduction in rent, expressing hope that a Hollywood studio will employ him soon. "Things look a little brighter. My… Read more about this item
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S.C.U.M. Manifesto. [Society for Cutting Up Men.]
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S.C.U.M. Manifesto. [Society for Cutting Up Men.]

by SOLANAS, Valerie

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1968
Binding
Soft cover
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First Edition, first book printing of this 1968 scarcity by one of the godmothers of what would become the early feminist movement, mainstreaming into "Women's Lib" in the 1970's. SOLANAS, Valerie's S.C.U.M. Manifesto. [Society for Cutting Up Men.] Bound in publisher's original printed wraps. Near Fine with light foxing and light wear to wraps, light sunning to spine and pages… Read more about this item
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$980.00
Simple's Uncle Sam
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Simple's Uncle Sam

by HUGHES, Langston

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Published
1965
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SIGNED by Langston Hughes. "Dream on, dreamer, dream on." First edition of the final volume in his "Simple" series featuring Jesse B. Semple, known as Simple, often called "The most famous character in black fiction." A fine, tight copy, signed by Hughes without personalization, in a just about fine unclipped jacket. No writings or markings in the book save for… Read more about this item
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$1,100.00
Black-Belt Diamonds
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Black-Belt Diamonds

by WASHINGTON, Booker T

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Used
Edition
First
Published
1898
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SIGNED and inscribed on front paste-down by Booker T Washington in the year of publication. "It is only as the black man produces something that makes markets of the world dependent on him for something will he find his rightful place": RARE SIGNED FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL BINDING OF BOOKER T. WASHINGTON'S BLACK-BELT DIAMONDS, 1898, INSCRIBED, AND DATED BY HIM.… Read more about this item
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Crime and Punishment
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Crime and Punishment

by DOSTOYEVSKY, Fyodor

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1942
Binding
Slipcase
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$100.00

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First Walter J. Black (1942) edition issued in a limited run in matching cardboard slipcase. Two volumes, both about fine, in a worn slipcase. "Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment reveals the soul of a criminal all the way down to his philosophical premises" (Ayn Rand, 1969). Book#P5b196. $100. We specialize in Rare Ayn Rand, history, and science.
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$100.00
Phillip Roth
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Phillip Roth

by BAILEY, Blake

Condition
Used - Very Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Fine
Edition
First
Published
2021
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$55.00

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First Edition/First Printing of the Bailey's controversial bio of Roth. Shortly after publication, WW Norton, publisher of the biography in the US, announced that it was temporarily suspending the book's shipping and promotion, as it emerged that Bailey faced allegations of sexual harassment and abuse, which he denied. A week later Norton confirmed that it was withdrawing the book from… Read more about this item
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$55.00
Here we Go Again
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Here we Go Again

by WHITE, Betty

Condition
As New
Jacket Condition
As New
Edition
First
Published
1995
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$95.00

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SIGNED, INSCRIBED, AND Dated in year of publication directly to the front fly leaf. Hardbound First Edition/First Printing in chestnut and tan boards with gilt lettering along spine; as new condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket in bright, wonderful condition. A memoir of Betty White's first five decades on television - as irreverent and alluring as the beloved actress herself.… Read more about this item
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$95.00
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Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories

by CONRAD, Joseph

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Used - Very Good+
Edition
First
Published
1902
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$8,000.00

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SIGNED,Inscribed and dated by Conrad on a tipped in sheet. First edition. 8vo. (vi), 375 pages with 32 pp. (ads, dated 10/02). Inscribed and dated by Conrad on tipped-in sheet at front, "Yours faithfully Joseph Conrad 1921." Publisher's green cloth, stamped in black and in gilt, spine and extremities darkened, boards lightly faded; scattered soiling to boards, spine ends lightly… Read more about this item
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A Farewell to Arms
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A Farewell to Arms

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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Used - Fine
Edition
First
Published
1929
Binding
Leather-bound
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$43,500.00

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest: AN EXTRAORDINARY SIGNED HEMINGWAY RARITY. One of only 10 copies intended solely for his own private distribution of A farewll to Arms. His first bestseller, this copy of Arms from the library of Owen Wister Jr., the father of Western fiction, author of the bestselling 1902 novel The Virginian. Hemingway held Wister in high regard, describing Wister s… Read more about this item
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The Dying Negro
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The Dying Negro

by DAY, Thomas & BICKNELL, John

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Used - Very Good+
Edition
Second
Published
1774
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"Receive these sighs to thee my soul I breathe. Fond love in dying groans is all I can bequeathe." Scarce second edition, published anonymously like the first edition, one year prior, of The Dying Negro, "the first significant piece of verse propaganda directed explicitly against the English slave systems". Using a range of rhetorical devises from elegy to prosopopoeia,… Read more about this item
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Rosa Parks Signed FDC Honoring Martin Luther King

Rosa Parks Signed FDC Honoring Martin Luther King

by PARKS, Rosa [Martin Luther King]

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1979
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Rosa Parks Signed FDC Honoring MLK Signed first day cover, measuring 3.625" x 6.375", stamped January 13, 1979 in Atlanta, GA, and honoring "Distinguished Civil Rights Leader" Martin Luther King Jr. Boldly signed by Rosa Parks as "Rosa Parks." Co-signed by Judge John Minor Wisdom in a black felt tip pen as "John Minor Wisdom." Slight toning, else fine. John Minor… Read more about this item
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$1,550.00
Tolstoy Bold Signature Dated 8 Months Before His Death with COA
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Tolstoy Bold Signature Dated 8 Months Before His Death with COA

by TOLSTOY, Leo [TOLSTOI, Lev]

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1910
Binding
Framed signature, photograph.
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A card signed and dated in English by legendary Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), as "Leo Tolstoy / 1 March 1910." The card is displayed beneath the celebrated image of the bearded author, half-length portrait, facing front, arms folded, dressed in a peasant's tunic, engraved by T. Johnson, photogravure by Sherer, Nabgoltz & Co., Moscow. The signed card is lightly… Read more about this item
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