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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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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


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 & INSCRIBED ...



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 o...

From Excelsa Scripta Rare Books, ABAA-ILAB


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


A Time to Kill by Grisham, John

New York: Wynwood Press, 1989. First Edition. Good/Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by John Grisham in the year of publication, and inscribed to a former owner on the title page. Good. Lean to binding. Creasing to backstrip and rubbing to spi...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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 Grapes Of Wrath (First Printing In First Issue Dust Jacket) by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 619 Pp. Oatmeal Burlap Stamped In Maroon Light Orange Topstain, As Issued. First Printing ("First Published In April 1939", No Indication Of Any Later Pr...

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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

The Book League of America, 1938 first edition. Singed by author on front piece without inscription. No dust jacket. Pages are browning (foxing). Blue/purple cloth boards. Front end piece with signature is loosely bond, rest of novel is in tact with tight...

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How the Grinch stole Christmas! by SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Geisel]

1963 TRUE 1st ed How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Dr Seuss Children IllustratedTrue first edition of the Classic Christmas tale!'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' is one of the most iconic and well-recognized children's books of the 20th-century. Written an...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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 Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His masterpiece and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in the correct first issue dust jacket as illustrated by Elmer Hader, this is an Author Presentation/Association Copy...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


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 ...

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