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Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K. Rowling

first American edition first printing hardcover in first issue dust jacket (Scholastic Press 1998); prior owner front free end page corner, text unmarked; tight bind; 1/4 cloth cover has rub wear at spine ends and at corners (card stock visible), bright g...

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$1,445.00


The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

first edition first print hardcover in dust jacket (Viking, 1959); no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; slight lean to spine;.clean cloth cover vivid titling; dust wrapper edge wear at head/heel of spine (little rubbing no tears); slim chip...

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$1,050.00


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

first edition first printing hardcover (The World Publishing Company, 1969); no dust jacket; prior owner title page corner; text has no prior owner marks but some pages have age tone, light soil; binding shaken but no loose pages; glazed illustrated board...

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$2,875.00


Le Petit Prince (French Language edition) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

second printing French language hardcover in first state dust jacket (Reynal and Hitchcock, 1943); no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages, darkening, offsetting to paste-downs; tight bind; clean cloth cover vivid titling; dj has darkening al...

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$1,741.00


The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

first edition (copyright 1949) later printing (September, 1953) hardcover in dust jacket; no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages; sound binding; clean cloth cover bright gilt titling; little compression at spine ends; dust jacket edge wear: f...

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$2,800.00


The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang

SIGNED: first edition first printing hardcover in dust jacket (John Day/Reynal and Hitchcock, 1937) Signed by Lin Yutang on the front free end page; no prior owner marks; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover bright gilt titling; short tear to cl...

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$1,500.00


MY WAY OF LIFE by JOAN CRAWFORD

Inscribed/SIGNED: first edition first printing hardcover in dust jacket inscribed to a prior owner then Signed by Joan Crawford on the title page; text unmarked; minimal age tone; light dust top text block edge; tight bind; 1/4 cloth cover has little rub ...

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$1,525.00


A Birthday For Frances by Russell Hoban

: Inscribed/SIGNED copy: possible first edition (correct binding, code and 2.95 price present to dust jacket flap) hardcover in first state dust jacket Inscribed to a prior owner then Signed by Russell Hoban and signed by illustrator...

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$375.00


Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

first edition first printing (first state points all present) hardcover in dust jacket (Covici Friede, 1937); prior owner name front paste-down corner, text unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover, vivid titling; minimal cover corner bump...

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$1,720.00


Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature by Erich Auerbach, Willard Trask

First English language edition first printing hardcover in dust jacket (Princeton 1953) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Erich Auerbach front free end page; two text chapters show pencil margin brackets were erased; age tone to text pages, offsetting to end papers...

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$770.00


Bread and Jam for Frances by Hoban, Russell

Inscribed/SIGNED: hardcover edition in first state dust jacket; a later printing inscribed to a prior owner then Signed by Lillian Hoban, the illustrator, otherwise unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth back illustrated boards vivid titling; ...

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$250.00


To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

first edition first printing (Hogarth Press 1927) hardcover with a partial dust jacket (missing backstrip); no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages, offsetting to preliminary pages and end papers; sound binding; cloth cover has a little rub to...

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$6,550.00


The Compleat Goggler by Guy Gilpatric

first edition first printing hardcover in dust jacket (Dodd Mead, 1938); prior owner book plate front paste-down, prior owner small label half title page; front free end page has been removed; illustrated text unmarked; little age tone; binding sound but ...

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$1,400.00


Flight To Arras by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

SIGNED: limited edition illustrated hardcover (Reynal and Hitchcock 1942)) No. 472 of 500 copies Signed by both the author and illustrator on the limitation page; no dust jacket issued; no slipcase; no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; 1/4 ...

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$2,000.00


The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald

first edition (Scribners 1941) first printing (Scribners 'A' and colophon both present) hardcover in dust jacket; no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages, offsetting (darkening) to end papers; sound binding; cloth cover has slight rub wear to ...

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$1,130.00


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