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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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The Stillmeadow Road, Illustrated by Edward Shenton (SIGNED)

by Gladys Taber

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; Fourth Impression
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$100.00

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Inscribed by author to first free page in black ink, dated March 10, 1965. Warm grey cloth boards with green decoration to front board and text to spine. Dust jacket not price clipped; general light wear (see images). 287 pp. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches.
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$100.00
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Five Plays, A Limited Edition (SIGNED)

by Jean-Paul Sartre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1978
Condition
As New
Edition
Limited Edition
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$155.00

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Signed by Sartre. Full red leather with gilt decoration; 4 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Silk endpapers; all edges gilt. Silk ribbon present. Contains the plays No Exit, The Flies, Dirty Hands, The Respectful Prostitute, and The Condemned of Altona. 484 pp. 5 3/4 x 9 inches.
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KISS Kompendium (SIGNED by 3 Members)

by Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$485.00

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Signed to dust jacket in silver ink by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, and signed to front fly by Stanley once more and Ace Frehley, also in silver ink. "The First Complete Collection of Kiss Comic Book Stories and Escapades as riveting and hardcore as the band's fire-breathing lineup." Colorful paper pictorial boards. Dust jacket protected in mylar. This book… Read more
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$485.00
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The Pirate, and The Three Cutters [In fine binding]

by Captain (Frederick) Marryat

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
n.d. (c. 1851-1861)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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$350.00

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Beautiful binding by Hersant in full midnight blue morocco; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine, with brown morocco label. Rolled gilt edges; interior gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Cerulean blue silk ribbon present. Hors textes plates throughout with guards present. Without previous owners' names or other markings. 362 pp. 6 x 9 inches.
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$350.00
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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
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$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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The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

by Alfred Burton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1818
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$580.00

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Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this… Read more
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$580.00
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The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp.

by Charles Dickens

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1858
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Bound by Jeffries and Sons, Bristol with their label to rear pastedown. Full red morocco with gilt rule and intricate detailing; 5 raised bands; all edges gilt. Gilt rolled edges; gilt inner dentelles; marbled endpapers. Original wraps were not included. 114 pp. 4 x 6 1/4 inches.
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image of [Works - 31 Volumes] Autobiography; Doctor Thorne; The Warden; Framely Parsonage; Small House at Allington; The Last Chronicle of Barset; The Duke's Children; The Prime Minister; Barchester Towers; Orley Farm; Eustace Diamonds; Phineas Redux; Can You Forgive Her

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Complete set of 31 volumes as issued up to 1906. Half maroon morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule and 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; white silk ribbons present. Each volume contains a frontispiece with tissue guard. Samuel Mather ex-libris plate present to front paste-down in each volume. Complete listing of titles:… Read more
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$3,500.00
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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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$250.00
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Susan Who Lives in Australia

by Elisabeth MacIntyre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$170.00

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Pictorial paper boards with text to spine. Dust jacket has light soiling and children's markings to front and back; not price clipped; tears at corners and base of spine. Unpaginated. 6 1/2 x 9 inches
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$170.00
image of The Fields

The Fields

by Conrad Richter

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition; First
Item Price
$120.00

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Part of the Awakening Land trilogy by Richter, top text block dyed green, in printed salmon publisher's cloth. Unclipped dust jacket, with light wear. No previous owners' names or other markings; 288 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$120.00
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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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Wide Sargasso Sea

by Jean Rhys

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$240.00

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Full green leather; all edges gilt. As new copy without previous owners' names or plates.
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$240.00
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Captain Blood

by Rafael Sabatini

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Collector's Edition
Item Price
$160.00

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Full black leather; with gilt and red particulars. Moire endpapers. All edges gilt. 359 pp. 5.9 x 8.5 in.
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$160.00
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Hard Lines

by Ogden Nash

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1931
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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A nice clean copy in an unclipped jacket without previous owners' names or other markings.
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$200.00
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High Priest of California. Wild Wives.

by Willeford, Charles

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Item Price
$125.00

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Limited, signed edition: No. 84 of only 250 copies. ; Photographs; 8vo; Additional images and further information provided upon request.
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$125.00
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Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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$200.00
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The Marrow of Tradition

by Charles W. Chesnutt

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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A newspaper article that reviews the book is sadly adhered to the back endpaper. Cloth binding with silver particulars to front cover and spine. Head and tail of spine dented. [vi] 329 pp. 5 1/4 x 8 inches
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Black Magic. A Tale of the Rise and Fall of Antichrist

by Marjorie Bowen

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$285.00

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Black cloth. Gilt particulars to front cover and spine. Moderate foxing to edges of pages. Includes a complete catalogue at end of book of the publications of Alston Rivers at time of publishing (24 p.). 5 x 7 1/2 inches. [vi], Pp. 390
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