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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE: DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF YOUNG PEOPLE. TWO VOLUMES by LAMB, Charles

London: Thomas Hodgkins At The Juvenile Press, 1807. Two Volumes. 12mos, beautiful gilt-worked, red full-morocco leather bindings by Riviere & Sons. First edition, earliest printing. These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by Wi...

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$3,000.00


THE SKETCH BOOK by IRVING, Washington

1868. IRVING, Washington. [As Geoffrey Crayon]. SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT..Illustrated With One Hundred And Twenty Engravings On Wood, From Original Designs. NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1868. Small quarto: black full-morocco leather, extensive...

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$1,500.00


UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS, THE FOLK-LORE OF OLD PLANTATION by HARRIS, Joel Chandler

D. Appleton and Company, 1881. HARRIS, Joel Chandler. UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS, THE FOLK-LORE OF THE OLD PLANTATION. With Illustrations By Fredrick S. Church and James H. Moser. NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1881 (copyright date is 1880). Small ...

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$3,000.00


THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE by HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL

HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TABLE. Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1859. 8vo., embossed terra-cotta cloth, all edges gilt. First Edition, first issue, large paper issue. [BAL State A, with the illustrations present]. Si...

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$4,500.00


TAMBOURINES TO GLORY by HUGHES, Langston

The John Day Company, 1958. HUGHES, Langston. TAMBOURINES T0 GLORY. NY: The John Day Company, 1958. 8vo., black cloth in dust jacket; 188 pages. First Edition. Signed presentation from Hughes on the front endpapers: "Inscribed especially for Charles...

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$1,000.00


IN COLD BLOOD by CAPOTE, TRUMAN

1965. CAPOTE, Truman. IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account Of A Multiple Murder And Its Consequences. NY: Random House, [1965]. 8vo., maroon cloth in dust jacket. First Trade Edition, top-edge stained, in the earliest dust jacket- with "1/66" on the ...

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$2,500.00


THE WAR OF THE WORLDS by WELLS, H.G

London: Heinemann, 1898. First English Edition of one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written. [Hammond B5]. In his book "Science Fiction And Fantasy Authors," editor L.W. Currey states that first edition copies occur both with a...

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$3,500.00


SKETCHES by TWAIN, Mark

Slemin & Higgins, 1880. TWAIN, Mark. [Samuel Langhorne Clemens]. SKETCHES. [Toronto, Canada]: Slemin & Higgins, 1880. 12mo., terra-cotta cloth, with cover & spine titles stamped in gilt; 319 pages. First Canadian Edition. "Now First Publ...

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$4,500.00


LYRICS OF LOWLY LIFE by DUNBAR, Paul Laurence

Dodd Mead & Company, 1902. DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. LYRICS OF LOWLY LIFE. With an Introduction by William Dean Howells. NY: Dodd Mead & Company, 1904. Hardcover (4.5 by 7 inches), slate-colored cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, 208 pages. Later...

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$1,500.00


THE GOLDEN BOOTS by LAW, Denis

1967. LAW, Denis. THE GOLDEN BOOTS. [London]: Pelham Books, [1967]. 12mo., light-purple cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Law on the title page, to Brian. A very scarce novel about football [soccer] by the former Manchester U...

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$350.00


OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS by DICKENS, Charles

London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First Edition, with half-title pages present in volumes I & II; lacking in volume 3, where the advertising leaf appears in lieu of the half-title page, advertisements, and first issue points, including the "Firesid...

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$5,000.00


OF HUMAN BONDAGE by MAUGHAM, W. SOMERSET

1915. MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. OF HUMAN BONDAGE. London: William Heinemann, [1915]. Small 8vo., blue-green cloth, stamped in gilt. First English Edition. Signed presentation from Maugham on front black page: "For Ingle Barr, This is a novel, not an au...

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$7,000.00


MASH by HOOKER, RICHARD

1968. HOOKER, Richard. MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors. NY: William Morrow, 1968. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Basis for the 1970 hit movie of the same name, starring Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould. Also the basis for the en...

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$2,500.00


THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE by IBANEZ, Vicente Blasco

IBANEZ, Vicente Blasco. THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE. (Los Cuatro Jinetes Del Apocalipsis). Translated From The Spanish of Vicente Blasco Ibanez. Authorized Translation by Charlotte Brewster Jordan. NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1919. 8vo., maroon f...

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$3,500.00


VON RYAN'S EXPRESS by WESTHEIMER, David

1964. WESTHEIMER, David. VON RYAN'S EXPRESS. [No place]: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, 1963. Folio: punch-bound pages. Original First Draft Screenplay (dated July 18, 1963) for the 1965 movie, starring Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard. Base...

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$1,500.00


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