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Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] by Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 First printing of the First British Edition, original light green cloth, spine lettered in red, in red dust jacket, with the publisher's price listed on the inside front flap, 312pp. Slight tanning to spine, else boo...

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The Hunt for Red October by Clancy, Tom

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1984 First Printing of the First Edition. A short closed tear to upper back panel, else book and dust jacket in fine condition....

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Cannery Row by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1945 First Printing of First Edition, First Issue in light-buff cloth boards, top page edge stained blue [Goldstone-Payne A22.b]. Book with mild wear to bottom board edge, tiny bump to bottom corner, light age toning to endpape...

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The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. by Asimov, Isaac

New York : Gnome Press Publishers, 1951 All volumes First Edition, First Printing, 1951-1953. All volumes and dust jackets Priority A as listed in Currey. Octavo. 255, 247, 210 pages respectively. Jackets illustrated by David Kyle, Edd Cartier, and Ric Bi...

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Beyond the Wall of Sleep with Signed August Derleth Letters to Clark Ashton Smith by Lovecraft, H. P.; August Derleth, Clark Ashton Smith

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943 First Printing of the First Edition. One of 1,217 copies printed, Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles, octavo, 458 pages. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. The companion novel to The Outsider a...

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The Robots of Dawn by Asimov, Isaac

Huntington Woods, Michigan: Phantasia Press, 1983 1 of 35 lettered and signed deluxe limited edition copies; this being the letter Q. Full black morocco goat with metal and plastic design elements inset on front board, silver titles and decorations of a m...

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War and Peace: Before Tilsit, 1805-1807 Vol. I & II; The Invasion, 1807-1812 Vol I & II; Borodino, The French at Moscow, Epilogue, 1812-1820 Vol I by Tolstoy, Leo [Count Leon Tolstoi]; Clara Bell [Translated from the French]

New York : William S. Gottsberger, Publisher, 1886 First Printing of the First American Edition and First English Edition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and black line illustrations. Five volumes of a 6 volume set, missing the last volume, vol....

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Cujo by King, Stephen

New York: The Mysterious Press, 1981 Limited edition, 1 of 750 copies, this being #41; maroon cloth bound in acetate dust jacket and slip case. Signed by Stephen King. Book and slip case in fine condition. ...

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Dark Carnival by Bradbury, Ray

Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1947 First printing of the first edition. Black cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket, with the publisher's printed $3.00 price in upper corner of inside front flap. 1 of just over 3000 copies printed [Ble...

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Satori in Paris by Kerouac, Jack

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1966 First Printing of the stated First Edition. Book in fine condition; dust jacket with a short closed tear to upper back spine-fold and faint soiling to back panel, else fine....

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Gandhi: An Autobiography / The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Gandhi, Mohandas K. [Mahatma]; Mahadev Desai [Translator]

London: Phoenix Press, 1949 First British edition, publisher's original cloth and dust jacket. Former owner's name on the front-free endpaper, faint blanching to upper covers, and age-toning to page margins, else book in fine condition; dust jacke...

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Rowling, J. K

New York: Scholastic Press, 1999 True American first edition. First printing of the stated first American edition, in first state cloth boards, without the series number 2 on the spine and with red end-pages; and in the first state dust jacket, with the o...

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Winner Take Nothing by Hemingway, Ernest

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933 First Printing/First Issue of the First Edition, with the Scribner's "A" and the Scribner's Seal on the copyright page (Hanneman A12a). Minimal signs of wear, else book in fine condition; dust ...

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Eragon by Paolini, Christopher

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003 First printing of the first edition, in first state dust jacket. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. ...

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The Pleasure of My Company by Martin, Steve

New York: Hyperion, 2003 Advanced uncorrected proofs for the First Edition. Publisher's blue printed wrappers, 151pp., with publisher’s promotional postcard and plastic shop bag laid in. Signed by Steve Martin directly on the half-title page. Pa...

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