American Literature from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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Santiago's Finest Hour

by Mina Hemmingway (Foreword), Ernest Hemmingway

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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A collection of drawings inspired by Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" by Guy Harvey, signed by Harvey on the dedications page with '2014' inscribed next to the signature. Dust jacket wrapped in mylar and in excellent condition. 2007 copyright date is a mismatch and correctly 1999. 116 pgs. copiously illustrated in black and white; 9 1/2 x… Read more
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$125.00
image of The Martian Chronicles, with introduction by Chris Hadfield, and illustrated by Mick Brownfield

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Full dark blue cloth with both silver and ruby detailing to front board and spine; dark blue slipcases. Full color hors texte plates throughout. xvii, 232 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches.
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$95.00
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Early edition of Poe's Works with his name misspelled on title pages. Verso of title to volume one; "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1849, by J. S. Redfield..." No copyright to volume two. Ruled green cloth with Poe's name in gilt to cover; publisher & title to spine; 5 x 7 inches. Top edge gilt.… Read more
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$900.00
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The Man Without a Country, Illustrated (SIGNED)

by Edward Everett Hale

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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Adhered card to front fly with inscription by Hale, dated January 18, 1905, which states "I am glad to do what you wish." Yellow cloth boards with gilt text to front and spine, as well as an emblem to front board. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Exterior corners slightly rubbed (see image). 106 pp. 5 1/2 x 7 3/4… Read more
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$150.00
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Ride Proud, Rebel!

by Andre Norton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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Inscribed by Norton to first free page, "To Sylvia Cochram -- trusting she will see some likeness to the Johnson tape, Andre Norton, April, 1961." Light blue cloth boards with pictorial cover and text to spine; dust jacket protected in mylar; dj not price clipped. 255 pp. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches.
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$250.00
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Fireside Conversation in 1601 at Ye Time of Queen Elizabeth

by Mark Twain

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$80.00

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This edition is limited to 200 copies, of which this is number 167. Paper boards with applied title to cover. Nice interior with no previous owner's names or other markings. Slightly cracked spine and wear to corners, but otherwise in good condition. Pp 18 with six additional blank pages in rear 5.25 x 8.5 in
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$80.00
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The New Year (INSCRIBED)

by Pearl S. Buck

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1968
Edition
First edition, Second Printing
Item Price
$100.00

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Mustard linen with gilt particulars to front board and spine. Dust jacket in mylar protector; deckled edges. Inscribed by the author to half title page and dated February 1969. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Includes an article from March 6, 1973 regarding the author's passing loosely adhered to back endpaper. Small losses to dust jacket at front corners (see… Read more
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$100.00
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Wyandotte or The Hutted Knoll. A Tale

by J. (James) Fenimore Cooper

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1843
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$250.00

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2 volumes bound in one book. Quarter brown calf over marbled boards housed in a cloth and paper chemise case with accompanying calf and cloth slipcase. General wear to calf and board edges (see image). Foxing throughout. Vol. 1: vii, 237 pp.; Vol. 2: 201 pp. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches.
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The American Museum or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, &c.

by Mathew Carey, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Paine, James Bowdoin, David Rittenhouse, Benjamin West, Jeremy Belknap, Ezra Stiles, Noah Webster, H.M. Brackenridge, Joel Barlow, Timothy Dwight, Benjamin Ru

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Published
1787
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,600.00

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America's first literary magazine, including early printings of the Federalist Papers and the Constitution in No.s 3, 5 and 6. Contributors include: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Paine, James Bowdoin, David Rittenhouse, Benjamin West, Jeremy Belknap, Ezra Stiles, Noah Webster, H.M. Brackenridge, Joel Barlow, Timothy Dwight, Benjamin Rush, Joel Dickinson, and Tench Coxe. American Museum included… Read more
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$1,600.00
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Cross Creek

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$140.00

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Green cloth with silver particulars to front board and spine. Pictorial endpapers. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Decorations by Shenton throughout. Creases, chips, and light soiling to dust jacket. Fading to silver spine text; previous owner's name. 368 pp. 6 x 8 1/2 inches.
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$140.00
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Walden; or, Life in the Woods with April advertisements.

by Henry David Thoreau

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1854
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$6,600.00

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First issue of first edition in half gilt ruled brown morocco with original gilt cloth bound in at rear (q.v.). Gilt ruled filigree & particulars to spine; top edge gilt. Vignette of Thoreau's cabin to title. S.W. Chandler's lithographed map of Walden Pond facing page 307. Eight pages of advertisements dated April, 1854 to rear. Very handsomely bound… Read more
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$6,600.00
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A Bowl of "Punch"

by

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Published
1844
Condition
Very Good
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$260.00

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Quarter brown morocco. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Gilt particular to spine. Very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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$260.00
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Lovey Childs

by John O'Hara

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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#161 of only 200 copies. Signed by author. Full ivory cloth. Yellow slipcase in good condition. Gilt particular to spine and front cover. Mustard end papers and boards. Green top edge, others deckled. Nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or markings.
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$85.00
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Dreams & Derisions

by John Burke [Ralph Pulitzer]

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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number 32 of only 200 copies. Quarter brown morocco over marbled boards. Signed by Rockwell Kent. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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$400.00
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Wild Scenes on the Frontiers; or, Heroes of the West.

by Emerson Bennett

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1859
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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Embossed blue pebbled cloth. Bumps to corners; wear to spine. Owners' names in pencil to front fly & in ink to front pastedown & top page ends. A few gatherings standing a little proud nonetheless an exceptional copy of a genuinely scarce title.
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$600.00
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The House in the Wood and Other Tales

by The Brothers Grimm

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
c. 1800s
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$140.00

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Red cloth boards with black embossed decorative flowers and gilt particulars to spine, inlay pictorial of little girl to front cover. Chromolithographed frontispiece; wood-engraved illustrations, previous owner name to front free endpaper, 128 pp.; Grimm's Fairy Library; Vol. 6; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$140.00
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The Web and The Rock

by Thomas Wolfe

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$175.00

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Norwalk: Easton Press. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. As new copy in full leather. Gilt decor to covers and spine. All edges gilt. No previous owner's name or bookplate.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 695 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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Of Time and the River

by Thomas Wolfe

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$140.00

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Norwalk: Easton Press. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. As new copy in full leather. Gilt decor to covers and spine. All edges gilt. No previous owner's name or bookplate.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 912 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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After The Fall

by Arthur Miller

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Publisher's slipcase, slightly worn. Gilt-stamped salmon linen; red spine lettered in gilt. Top edge red-dye stained. Autographed first edition, limited to 500 copies for private distribution. Character "Maggie" thought to be based upon Miller's ex-wife Marilyn Monroe.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$100.00