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John Adams

John Adams

by David Willis McCullough

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John Adams

by David McCullough David McCollough

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The March: A Novel

The March: A Novel

by Doctorow, E.L

New York: Random House, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. A near fine copy in like jacket: bright, sharp, clean and tight with just trace shelfwear here and there. DJ unclipped. First edition/printing of this PEN/Faulkner Award and National Book Critics Circle Award winning novel of the Civil War. One of Doctorow's finest. 363pp.
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$15.00
John Adams

John Adams

by McCULLOUGH, David

New York: Simon and Schuster. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 2001. Hard Cover. 0684813637 . 19th printing. The author's stellar, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the second U. S. President, John Adams, draws heavily on his letters to and from his beloved wife Abigail. Includes numerous photos and drawings. With endnotes, bibliography and index. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with Gilbert Stuart portrait on the cover. --- A clean, firm... Read more
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$14.00
EROSION

EROSION

by GRAHAM, Jorie

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo. Fine in wraps. Bright, clean and sharp overall. First edition / printing (simultaneous with hardcover) of Graham's second collection of verse. Poet is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant. 83pp.
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$75.00
The Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden

by Ernest Hemingway

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986 Very clean and tight, as-new; slight wear to the edges of the unclipped dust jacket.
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$48.75
The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. A Near Fine copy in like dust jacket. Book with a contemporary gift inscription on the front end paper and slight wear to spine gilt. Dust jacket Near Fine with slight wear at the spine ends and extremities, but generally a presentable copy. The final work of fiction published in the author's lifetime, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and cited by the Nobel Prize Committee, The Old Man and the Sea cemented Hemingway's legacy as... Read more
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$1,850.00
The Works of John Galsworthy (Signed Limited Edition in 30 vols.)

The Works of John Galsworthy (Signed Limited Edition in 30 vols.)

by Galsworthy, John

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Manaton Edition. Limited to 780 sets signed by the author, of which this is number 36. Finely bound by Stikeman for Charles Scribner's Sons, in 3/4 green crushed morocco stamped in gilt to spines and boards. Five raised bands. Top edges brightly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spines sunned. Some light shelfwear to corners of several volumes. Approximately seven volumes with minor chips or snags to crowns. Gilt remains bright and set presents well. Trained to be a... Read more
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$3,500.00
Life Studies

Life Studies

by Lowell, Robert

London: Faber and Faber, 1959. Author's fourth book, considered by many critics his best. First edition (first printing), preceding the American edition. The American edition, including the 91 Revere Street section this British edition lacks, won the National Book Award in 1960. Slim hardcover, full purple cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, edges a bit faded; jacket shows a short tear by the head of the spine, minor creasing, spine tanned; 10s 6d price remains. Text clean; 62 pages.. First... Read more
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$85.00
FAMILY REUNION

FAMILY REUNION

by ZIMMER, Paul

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1983). Second printing. Wraps. Very good +. 8vo. Perfect-bound glossy wraps. Very good plus. INSCRIBED by Zimmer to title page. Light touch of soil to rear wrapper; mild curling to covers; else about fine. Clean and unmarred throughout. 85pp. Collection of poems by Zimmer, which won the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters' 1985 Award for Literature.
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$15.00
The Author's Original Typed Manuscript for "Journey in the Dark.

The Author's Original Typed Manuscript for "Journey in the Dark.

by Flavin, Martin

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. The author's original hand-corrected typescript for his most important work, "Journey in the Dark," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944. Donated by Flavin to the US Treasury Department "to help the war financing campaign," with a certificate from "The Books and Authors War Bond Committee" dated May, 1945. This typescript purchased by or for Seton Hill College in Greensburg, PA, as printed on the certificate. A note in the author's hand reads as follows: "This is the... Read more
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$8,500.00
THE SEA

THE SEA

by BANVILLE, John

New York: Knopf, 2005. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Near fine in like DJ with just trace shelfwear. Overall, bright, clean, sharp, and sound. First American edition of this Booker Prize winning novel.
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$20.00
THE LONG VALLEY

THE LONG VALLEY

by STEINBECK, John

New York: Viking Press, 1938. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Very good in good jacket. Jacket worn. Toned and rubbed, with loss to top of spine. Unclipped and still presents well. Book has offsetting, toning to endpapers. Minor shelfwear. Handsome vintage edition. Third printing (stated) of the original edition of this classic Steinbeck collection containing some of his best-known work: "The Red Pony," "The Chrysanthemums." 303pp.
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$75.00
As You Desire Me (Come Tu Mi Vuoi): A Play in Three Acts

As You Desire Me (Come Tu Mi Vuoi): A Play in Three Acts

by Pirandello, Luigi; translated by Samuel Putnam

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1934. "Nobel Prize Edition" of Pirandello's play, with Greta Garbo on the jacket, from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture; published three years after the first edition. Book shows light wear, minor stains, corners rubbed; jacket is a bit of a mess, with paint stains, tears, creases, small hole in front panel 'mended' with nonarchival tape, Nobel Prize label plastered to spine; bookseller's label (Des Forges, Milwaukee) inside rear cover; rubberstamped name.... Read more
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$40.00
Ethics and Economic Progress

Ethics and Economic Progress

by Buchanan, James M

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. Economic theory. Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1986. Hardcover. As new in shrinkwrap, clean, unmarked, unused.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Octavo.
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$40.00
The Way Things Are

The Way Things Are

by Bridgman, P. W

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1959. Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses the nature of the scientific search for knowledge, and the inevitable effect of the observer upon the observed. First edition (first printing). Hardcover, black cloth spine over green cloth boards, gilt titling. Light wear to book; price-clipped jacket shows some tears, chips, small stains. Text clean; x, [2], 333 pages; index, brief bibliography.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.
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$35.00
Many Moons

Many Moons

by Thurber, James

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First printing (first edition) of this Caldecott Medal winner about a young princess who wanted the moon; with 'I' on copyright page, war bond ad on rear jacket flap. Hardcover, full salmon cloth, black titling. Light wear to book, fading to head of spine; price-clipped (all four corners) jacket torn, creased, & chipped, missing a 1½" triangle from upper front corner, smaller triangle to lower front corner, about an inch from the head... Read more
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$350.00
MIDDLESEX

MIDDLESEX

by EUGENIDES, Jeffrey

New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2002. First edition. Wraps. Very Good +. 8vo. ADVANCE READER'S COPY (stated). Very good plus in wraps. Top edge fainly toned. Minor shelfwear. Else clean and sound throughout. Advance promotional issue of this Pulitzer-winning novel from the author of The Virgin Suicides. An epic tour-de-force.
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$25.00
CHINA TRACE

CHINA TRACE

by WRIGHT, Charles

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1977). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. Full grey cloth. In original illustrated jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to first endpaper: "For Charlie, / Who continues / to show me the / way - / from / Charles / April 1978." SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR again to title page. Trace jacket wear near spine extremities, tiny bits of foxing to outer page edge and a few interior leaves, else about fine throughout. Association copy of an early Wright book,... Read more
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$750.00
In the Night Kitchen (Inscribed First Edition)

In the Night Kitchen (Inscribed First Edition)

by Sendak, Maurice

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. First edition. Fine/Fine. Original publisher's linen boards with pictorial cover label. An unread, Fine copy of the book. Original dust jacket with price of $4.95 intact and no Caldecott Medal sticker affixed to the jacket. Jacket also in Fine condition with only the most trivial wear at the spine ends and corners. Inscribed by the author on the front end paper: "For Rachel, hello! Maurice Sendak | Dec. '70." A nice, early inscription; we could find no other... Read more
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$1,500.00
The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins

by Paterson, Katherine

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1978. Fifth printing of this Newbery Honor book, about a gutsy & scheming foster kid. SIGNED by the author on the title page, dated 3/15/80. Hardcover, light blue cloth spine over tan boards, yellow titling. Light wear to book, minor fading to top edge; jacket shows minor edgewear, short tear to upper front panel; some creasing to the rear panel & lower spine. Text clean; [10], 148 pages + biographical note. . Signed by Author. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very... Read more
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$50.00
A Fable (Signed Limited Edition)

A Fable (Signed Limited Edition)

by Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1954. First edition. Very Good/Very Good. One of a thousand of the signed limited edition, this being number 245. A just about Fine copy of the book that appears unread, with just the slightest hint of wear to the bottom corners. With the original publisher's Very Good slipcase that has some toning and is cracked along one of the sides, but still holding together. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1955, the author considered this work his... Read more
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$1,250.00