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The Catcher In the Rye

The Catcher In the Rye

by Salinger, J. D.; Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, With Photo By Lotte Jacobi

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Used - Near Fine Book
Edition
First Edition (stated) 1st Printing
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Hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth. Near Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/8" Tall. Stated First Edition, 8 1/8" Tall (Taller Than Some Other Copies Stating "First Edition"), 1 5/16" Thick (Thicker Than Some Other Copies Stating "First Edition"). The Book Is Tight And Clean, No Marks, Without Marks Or Damage, Just A Tiny Point Of Fraying Of Cloth At Each Of The Two Lower Tips, A Little Wear/Dulling To The Spine Gilt And A Little Rubbing/Bumping To The Ends Of The Spine. Dust Jacket With The Portrait Of Salinger On The Rear Panel, And With The $3.00 Price On The Front Flap, Second State With Slight Space Between Top Of Head And Top Of Dust Jacket (Apparently The First Issues Of The "First Edition" Were Slightly Shorter And With Cropping Of Salinger's Head In The Photograph On The Dj). The Dust Jacket Is Spectacular, No Chipping Or Tears, Without Restoration Or Cleaning Of Any Kind: No Fading To… Read More
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The Magic Of Oz (First Printing In Original Dust Jacket)

The Magic Of Oz (First Printing In Original Dust Jacket)

by Baum, L . Frank, Illustrated by John R. Neill

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Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
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Hardcover
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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1919. First Edition 1st Printing. Green Cloth. Very Good Book/Good Dustjacket. 9 3/16" x 7" x 1 1/2. 12 Color Plates, Also Black and White Illustrations Throughout. 266 Pp. First Edition, First Issue, First State Of Book, In First Issue Dust Jacket. Titles At Front Of Book List Through The Tin Woodman Of Oz (1918). 12 Full Color Inserts Tipped In. Publisher's Name "Reilly" On Spine Is 7/8" Long, Covers Medium Green, As Shown For First American Edition In Bienvenue, And Book Bulks 1 1/2" Thick. [Presumably The First Issue; Not Noted In Bienvenue Is That Copies Which Are Noticeably Thinner Than This Example, About 1 3/8" Thick, In A Cloth Of Similar But Lighter Gray- Green Color, And Thus Similar To The Binding Of The First Canadian Edition, Meet All The Other Points For The Bienvenue "First State", Even Though There Are Other Very Slight Differences Between The Covers Of This Book And Books With The Lighter Green Covers, Such… Read More
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The Transistor / Selected Reference Material on Characteristics & Applications / Contract DA...

The Transistor / Selected Reference Material on Characteristics & Applications / Contract DA 36-039 Sc-5589 (Task 3) (including) "The P - N Transistor Junction" By Sparks and Shockley

by Bell Telephone Laboratories (William Shockley, Morgan Sparks, Et Al] [With Separate Signatures Of William Shockley, John Bardeen, And Walter H Brattain]

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First Edition
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New York: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. / Western Electric Co., Inc., 1951. First Edition . Stiff Wrappers. Very Good. 10 15/16" Tall. 792 Pp. Grey Card Covers Printed In Black. First Printing. "The Material Included Herein Covers The Same Ground And Supplements The Talks Given At A Symposium On Transistors, Which Was Held At The Bell Telephone Laboratories During The Week Beginning September 17, 1951. Includes Reprints Of Important Shockley Papers Including The "The Theory Of P-N Junctions In Semiconductors And P-N Junction Transistors" From The 1949 Bell System Telephone Journal, And 33 Other Articles By Shockley And Others, Most Of Which Are First Published Here, Representing A Comprehensive Overview Of The Latest Developments In This Important Milestone In Electronics. Includes A Joint Article By Shockley And Sparks On P - N Transistor Junctions; The Junction Transistor, First Announced By Bell Labs In 1951, Was More Efficient And Consumed Far Less Power Than The… Read More
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A Child's Garden Of Verses (First Edition, First Printing)

A Child's Garden Of Verses (First Edition, First Printing)

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Used - Near Fine Book
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First Edition 1st Printing
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Hardcover
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London: Longman's Green & Co, 1885. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine Book. 6 1/2" Tall. 101 Pp., With Two Preliminary Blanks, Adverts. Page, Half-Title, Three Final Blanks. Attractively Bound In Well Preserved 3/4 Dark Morocco, Five Bands, Gilt Title And Author, Over Beautifully Marbled Paper Boards, Matching Hand Marbled Endpapers. Top Edge Gilt, Deckled Edges. First Printing, First Issue, One Of 1000 Copies, With No Mention Of "Two Series" In List Of Books By Stevenson. No Names Or Marks Or Stains Or Other Damage, Pages Clean And Just A Little Aged [With One Very Small Foxing Spot]. Gift Quality. Ex Collection Of Dorothy Gish But Not Marked As Such.
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Engraving Of A Cypress On A Promontory By Jack Okey, Annotated "Tovil", Circa 1910

Engraving Of A Cypress On A Promontory By Jack Okey, Annotated "Tovil", Circa 1910

by Okey, John Clark [Jack]

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Used - Near Fine
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Original Engraving 1st Printing
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1910. Original Engraving 1st Printing. No Binding. Near Fine. Image Size 13.8 X 17.5 Cm, With Wide Margins, Annotated "Tovil" In Okey's Handwriting. John Clark "Jack" Okey (June 3, 1889 - January 8, 1963) Was An American Art Director. He Was Raised In Los Angeles And Attended The Harvard School For Boys. After Leaving, He Was Given Instruction In Art By His Uncle, The California Artist, J. Bond Francisco. While He Was In His Early 20S, He Traveled To Paris With His Friend Stanton Macdonald Wright, And Spent Several Years There Studying Art. Around The Time Of His Marriage In 1913, He Became Involved In The Nascent Film Industry In The Los Angeles Area And Was Involved In The Design And Construction Of Some Of The Earliest Studios There. He Continued In The Film Industry As An Art Director Until His Retirement In 1959. In The Mid-1930S He Spent Several Years In England Working For Alexander Korda, Designing Studios For Him. After His Return To The United States, He Spent The… Read More
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The Book Of Robo, Being A Collection Of Verses And Prose Writings By Roubaix De L'abrie...

The Book Of Robo, Being A Collection Of Verses And Prose Writings By Roubaix De L'abrie Richey, With A Biographical Sketch By His Wife Tina Modotti Richey And An Introduction By John Cowper Powys

by Richey, Roubaix (Robaix) Del'abrie (With Biographical Sketch By Tina Modotti Richey And Introduction By John Cowper Powys)

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  • good
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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Los Angeles: Tina Modotti-Richey, 1923. First Edition . Striped Boards / Cloth Spine. Good. Frontispiece and Two Plates By Tina Modotti. 59 Pp. #152 Of 200 Hand-Numbered Trade Copies And Ten Author's Copies. Canvas Cloth Spine, Green And Brown Striped Batik Covered Boards; The Batik Was Handmade By Richey And Modotti. Original Illustrated Paper Label On Front Cover With Title And Author And A Small Design. Scarce. Light Dampstain In 1/2" X 3" Area Along Bottom Spine Edge Of All Pages; Tips And Spine Worn With A Little Fraying, A Little Pencil Scribbling On Rear Free Endpaper Which Is Mostly Erased.
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Let the Gold Dust Twins Do Your Work" [antique embossed enameled metal broadside portraying...

Let the Gold Dust Twins Do Your Work" [antique embossed enameled metal broadside portraying John D. Rockefeller and J. P. Morgan], illustrated from and Being Advertising for Puck Magazine

by J. S. Pushe [?]

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Used - Very Good +
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First Edition
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New York: Keppler & Schwarzmann / Puck, 1905. First Edition . Single Embossed Tin Sheet. Very Good +. 14 1/2" x 11. Rare Embossed Tin Color Broadside With Puck Heading, Numbered Vol. Lvii No. 149, Possibly An Advertising Display For That Issue Of Puck. A Prototypical Demonstration Of The Emerging Consciousness That The Modern Institutional Economic World Was Apparently Designed By Greedy, Self-Centered Drunken Seventeen Year Olds With Expectations Of Managing It When They Grew Up, With The Finer Structure Continually Redrawn By Self-Serving Politicians, Bureaucrats And Judges Concerned Mostly With Preserving Their Salaries. Contains 10 1/8" X 8 3/4" Color Illustration Of John D. Rockefeller And Senator Aldrich [Father-In-Law Of John D. Ii) With Dark Skins, Each Dressed Only In A Short Skirt Or Tutu Bearing The Legend "Gold Dust", Aldrich Holding A Model Of The Capitol And Standing On A Model Of The Stock Exchange, John D. Holding A Satchel Of Money And A Standard Oil… Read More
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Ozma Of Oz (First Printing)

Ozma Of Oz (First Printing)

by Baum, L . Frank

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  • good
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Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Chicago: Reilly and Britton, 1907. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Tan Boards. Good. 270 Pp. First Printing. Light Tan Cloth Stamped In Black, Red, Yellow And Blue, Publisher's Name Stamped In Large And Small Capital Letters On Spine (Binding A); Front And Rear Endpapers Printed In Full Color; Illustration On P. 221 Printed In Color; Advertisement On P. 272 Lists Only The Land Of Oz And John Dough And The Cherub. "O" In "Ozma", P 11, Line 5, Is Lacking, But Bienvenue States That The "O" Shows Only On The Earliest Copies Of The First Printing; Pages 135/136, 153/154, And 221/222 Are Integral, Not Tipped In. Good Only But Still Collectible, No Repairs Or Changes, Wear And Dust To Covers, Fraying At Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine And At Tips; Hinges Intact With No Cracking And Still Tight, Endpapers Clean And Bright. Aging To Edges Of Pages And Page Block.
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Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz (With Rare Olive-Green Endpapers)

Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz (With Rare Olive-Green Endpapers)

by Baum, L . Frank; Illustrated By John R. Neill

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
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Hardcover
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Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1908. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. 256 Pp. First Printing, Binding B, With Olive Green Endpapers.Light Blue Cloth. Front Cover Paper Label Illustrated In Full Color On Metallic-Gold Background; Spine Stamped In Black With Vignette In Silver; Publisher's Spine Imprint In Upper And Lower Case Letters; Advertisement At Front With Three Titles Only; 16 Full Color Plates; Rare Variant Endpapers With Light Olive Green Background, Of Which Bienvenue Reports Only One Copy Known (One Copy, Probably A Different One, Appeared At Auction In 2019). Light Rubbing, Mostly At Corners; No Names Or Marks; Very Slight Aging To Pages. In Much Later Dj With Titles On Flaps To #34, Scalawagons Of Oz.
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Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Galaxy Ngc 5194 & 5195, From Carnegie...

Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Galaxy Ngc 5194 & 5195, From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory

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Original Astronomical Photographs
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Pasadena Circa 1920/ 1940: Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson Observatory, 1930. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Original Astronomical Photograph Approximately19 3/4" X 16", A Stunning Photograph Of Two Linked Galaxies. Pencil Annotation On Verso "G-4 G-132. Image Is Excellent,But 1/8" Square Abrasion Right At Lower Left Corner.
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Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Sun, Showing Sunspots, From Mt. Wilson...

Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Sun, Showing Sunspots, From Mt. Wilson Observatory

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
Original Astronomical Photographs
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Pasadena: Mt. Wilson Observatory, 1937. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Original Astronomical Photograph, Showing Sun And Sunspots And Surface Granular Structure, 20" X 16". Undated And Unmarked, One Of A Large Group Of Photographs Of Sun, From Mt. Wilson Observatory 1920-1955, Of Which One Dated In 1937. 1/2" Closed Tear At Lower Edge Outside Image; A Few Tinyabrasions Within Black Area Around Sun In Image.
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Original Modernist Textile By Pasquale Giovanno Napolitano And Emmie (Goetz) Napolitano

Original Modernist Textile By Pasquale Giovanno Napolitano And Emmie (Goetz) Napolitano

by Napolitano, Pasquale Guiovanni And Emmie (Goetz)

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Original Telegram
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Los Angeles: Pasquale Napolitano, 1935. Original Telegram . No Binding. Very Good. Approximately 20" X 20". Original Textile Designed By Pasquale G Napolitano, And Made By His Wife. Napolitano Studied At Chouinard And Otis In 1922-925, Engaged In Work On Architectural Murals 1925-1930 Working For Designer Herman Sachs On Such Prominent Buildings As Bullocks Wilshire, Los Angeles City Hall, The Palm Beach Biltmore, Etc.; Studied Ceramics In Ny And Mural Painting In Germany 1929-1931, Returned To Architectural And Other Work In The U.S., Completed Many Wpa Murals In Southern California 1934-1938 And Some Private Commissions, Illustrated Many Books For Merle Armitage 1935-1960, Worked As A Set And Prop Designer And Artist In The 1940'S, And Notably Did Church Art Work For The Next Twenty Years Including Full Church Interiors, Monumental Sculptures, Etc. He Is The Subject Of The Monograph "Napolitano", 1934, By Merle Armitage.
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Original Balinese Painting (From Collection Of Herman Sachs)

Original Balinese Painting (From Collection Of Herman Sachs)

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Original Painting
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Bali, 1910. Original Painting . No Binding. Very Good. Approximately 17 " X 16 1/2". Original Balinese Painting On Thin Canvas, Probably Early Twentieth Century But Possibly Older, From The Collection Of California Architectural Designer Herman Sachs, Who Studied With The German Expressionists Circa 1915-1917, Lter Returned To America And Founded The Dayton Museum Of Art, Later Worked On The Most Prominent Los Angeles Landmark Buildings Circa 1923-1930, And Also Worked In Ceramics And Batik. Sachs Was The U S Representative For George Grosz Circa 1921.
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Original  Nasa Color Photograph Of Apollo 1 Astronaut, Inscribed By Edward H White, In Space Suit...

Original Nasa Color Photograph Of Apollo 1 Astronaut, Inscribed By Edward H White, In Space Suit With Model Of The Rocket, In Front Of A Large American Flag.

by White, Edward H. (Higgins), Ii

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Used - Near Fine
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Original Photograph
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Cape Canaveral: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Original Photograph . No Binding. Near Fine. Original Nasa Color Photograph Of Apollo 1 Astronaut Edward H White Smiling At Camera. Inscribed "To Lew Hartzell [Sic] Thank You For The Great Cookin & For Gemini Vii Although I Don't Fit In My Suit Any More! Edward H White 16 Nov 1965." Inscribed For Louis Hartsell, The Chef In The Astronaut Training Facility At The Kennedy Space Center At Cape Kennedy/Cape Canaveral. An Original Photograph, Without Nasa Serial Number And Notations On Reverse, But With 'Edward H White, Ii" Printed At Bottom.. From Hartsell's Collection Of Astronaut Photographs All Taken And Signed In The Astronaut Facility, Many Signed The Evening Before The Space Flights Circa 1964-1972.
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Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit And Wisdom Of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition

Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit And Wisdom Of Charles T. Munger, Expanded Third Edition

by Chales T. Munger; Edited By Peter D. Kaufman, Foreword By Warren E. Buffet

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Used - Fine
Edition
3rd Edition 1st Printing
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Hardcover
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Donning, 2008. 3rd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Xvi,532 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Expanded Third (And Last) Edition. Fine In Fine Dust Jacket. Quite Scarce; Worldcat Records Institutional Holdings Only In Denmark. Fine In Fine Dust Jacket. Munger And Buffet Have Been The Solidest American Investors For Half A Century. They Didn't Buy Crypto- Currency Or Nft's Or "Managed Risk" Bubbles Or Promised Wonders. They Paid Their Taxes After Making Landmark Charitable Gifts And Strongly Encouraged Others To Do Likewise. They Made Other Investors And Business Leaders Look Like Inmates Of A Deluxe Long Term Custodial Care Facility For Dangerous Sociopaths.
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