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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984) by Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Tan Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/4" High. 314 Pp. The Classic Dystopian Novel Of Modern Times, Prophetic In Its Description Of The Experien...

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Ulysses by JOYCE, JAMES

Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies. Original publisher’s wrappers. Minor rubbing and soiling of the wrappers; a little short of fine, but an excellent, unrestored copy. Never having read this effusively praised an...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.


To Kill A Mockingbird by Lee, Harper

NY: J. B. Lippincott, 1960. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). Book Club Edition. 1960 J.B. Lippincott First Book Club edition, printing unknown but only 1960 on the copyright page with no additional printings. It is **SIGNED & INSCRI...



Gone with the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Poor. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Very Good, with a short tear to the ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


ANNE FRANK: The Diary of a Young Girl by FRANK, Anne

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952. Hardcover. Very good/very good+. 8vo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm). 285 pp. B. M. Mooyaart-Doubleday (translator); Eleanor Roosevelt (introduction). First English language edition: First edition stated on copyright page and $3.00...

From Excelsa Scripta Rare Books



Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. Octavo. (8.3 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page mono plates by the author. A bright and clean copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, th...

From Paul Foster Books


The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Stated first edition; A beautiful copy of this masterpiece of 20th century literature, housed in a custom clamshell box. A very good plus book in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Origi...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA


The New Yorker (June 19, 1965) -- contains "Hapworth 16, 1924" by J. D. Salinger by Salinger, J. D

New York: The New Yorker Magazine, Inc, 1965. 1st edition. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket (as issued). Fair only. 4to, 128pp, printed wrappers. Contains J. D. Salinger's last published story, the long and cryptic "Hapworth 16, 1924." A worn re...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller


The Catcher In the Rye by Salinger, J. D

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth. Near Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/8" Tall. Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, with Photo By Lotte Jacobi. Stated First Edition, 8 1/8" Tall (Taller Than Some ...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Published by J. M. Dent & Sons, London; 1952. 8vo. This lovely first edition of the children's classic by Mary Norton, and the first book in the Borrowers series, is in Near Fine condition. It is tightly bound in it's original light blue cloth boards, wit...

From Everlasting Editions


For Whom The Bell Tolls by Hemingway, Ernest

Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1940; First Edition; 8vo, 471 pages; publisher’s beige cloth; black spine titles over a red field. Hemingway’s dramatic semi-autobiographical novel of fate, courage, and death in the Spanish Civil War, released t...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books


The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. No book is more identified with John Steinbeck than this masterpiece which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and which was the source for the film version directed b...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Bluest Eye by Morrison, Toni

Holt Rinehart Winston, 1970. Blue cloth spine over grey boards, gilt titles. Stated first edition. Very good with splashed coffeestain at bottom foreedge (affecting page edges and endsheet corners), light spotting at top edge. First state DJ also very goo...

From citynightsbooks


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Thompson, Hunter S

first edition. NY, Random House, 1971, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His second book, "A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, this copy with an HST bookplate affixed to the front ...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as They Appeared to the Author by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1869. First Edition, First Issue 1st Printing. Brown Cloth. Very Good. 9 1/16" Tall. Two Hundred and Thirty-Four Illustrations. Xviii, 19- 651 Pp.Brown Cloth, Gilt. Scarce First Issue With All First Issue Poin...

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