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Riders of the Purple Sage by GREY, Zane

First edition thus ("K-V"). 4to. Frontispiece and 11 full-page illustrations in color by W. Herbert Dunton. Original gilt stamped black cloth, upper cover with large color pictorial label, uncut and partly unopened (light offsetting to endpapers from dust…

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$5,000.00


Walden: or Life In The Woods by THOREAU, Henry David

First edition thus. Octavo. Illustrated with 17 woodcuts by Eric Fitch Daglish. Original 1/2 vellum over blue boards, t.e.g., uncut. Original white/tan printed dust jacket (unclipped; has some light soiling; small chip across top of jacket spine; slight c…

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$2,000.00


Ten Little *** Boys. With Music by Lambert, H. G. C. Marsh

Presumed first and only edition. Octavo. Illustrated in six colors by Marsh. Stitched wrappers, pinked edges, some light offsetting, else fresh, bright and fine as issued. No signatures or bookplates. 14 pages. Dean's 3/- Nett Patent Rag Books. Publisher…

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$1,250.00


Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis, Carroll

Mimeographed manuscript of the Joseph L. Mankiewicz screenplay. Illustrated with six hundred and forty two pages of drawings and designs by William Cameron Menzies together with an additional eight page prologue and four page epilogue. Original brown pape…

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$15,000.00


The Pinto Horse by Perkins, Charles Elliott

WITH ORIGINAL BOREIN DRAWING First edition. 11" x 7 3/4". Illustrated with color frontispiece and 16 b/w full page drawings by Edward Borein and several vignettes. Two page introduction by Owen Wister. Original red stamped pictorial boards. No dust jacke…

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$7,500.00


The African Queen by FORESTER, C.S

First American edition ("Published, February, 1935"). Octavo. Original patterned light brown cloth stamped in green. Dust jacket (unclipped; short closed tear; few small chips; eight small tape reinforcements on the verso; spine slightly toned). Very good…

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$3,250.00


Autograph Letter Signed by HOUSMAN, A.E

("A.E. Housman") in black fountain pen ink, Trinity College, Cambridge, December 7, 1934. 1 page with integral leaf. 4 1/2" 7". Together with the original holograph mailing envelope postmarked Cambridge, December 7, 1934. Very good. To R. Lane - Latimer, …

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$1,250.00


Vintage Original Sexy Photograph by THIESS, Ursula (aka Mrs. Robert Taylor)

(not signed) on a full length sexy shot of Ursula Thiess dress in a on piece snugly fitting swim suit with long robe abound her shoulders in a scene from "the Americano". Photograph is on single weight stock; 7 3/8" x 9 3/8"; very good…

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$60.00


The Catcher in the Rye by SALINGER, J.D

First edition (so stated), first issue with back panel portrait of Salinger credited to Lotte Jacobi and "$3.00" on the front flap. Octavo. Original black cloth stamped in gilt. Dust jacket designed by Michael Mitchell (unclipped; tiny chips to head and t…

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$7,500.00


Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by STEVENSON, Robert Louis

First English edition, first issue. Thin octavo. One page of publisher's advertisements at beginning and 2 pages at end. Front wrapper printed in red and blue (with publication date altered from 1885 to 1886, as issued). Original beige wrappers bound in. …

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$7,500.00


The Call of the Canyon by GREY, Zane (Signed by Zane Grey; Unique Copy)

First English edition. Small octavo. Full gilt stamped red morocco, t.e.g. Very good-fine. Rare. Boldly signed by Zane Grey in his signature purple ink on the front free endpaper and signed again in purple ink on the title page. With Zane Grey's small rai…

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$3,500.00


The Bon Vivant's Companion or How to Mix Drinks by Thomas, Jerry

First edition thus. Octavo. With 24 b/w illustrations. Edited and with five page introduction by Herbert Asbury. Original gilt stamped red cloth over green boards with green silk ribbon. No dust jacket. Fine. 169 pages. No. 43 of 160 copies, signed by …

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$1,750.00


The Drift Fence by GREY, Zane

First English edition (so stated; "First published 1933"). Octavo. Dust jacket (unclipped; few tears and stains). Good-very good. 319 pages. Uncommon. Signed and inscribed by Zane Grey to Lola Gornall on the front free endpaper in his signature purple ink…

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$1,500.00


Forlorn River by GREY, Zane (Signed by Zane Grey; Unique Copy)

First English edition. Octavo. B/w title vignette by Robert Amick. Full gilt stamped blue morocco, t.e.g. Very good-fine. Boldly signed by Zane Grey in his signature purple ink on the front free endpaper and signed again in purple ink on the first prelimi…

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$3,500.00


The Soul of Man by Wilde, Oscar

First edition. 8 1/2" x 6 1/2". Original brown wrappers stamped in red (lower right corner of upper cover replaced), uncut and mostly unopened. Very good. 98 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Enclosed in a plum half morocco slipcase. Printed by The Ch…

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$3,500.00


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