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WUTHERING HEIGHTS by BRONTE, Emily

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. First American Edition. Wraps. Spine and rear cover of the first part in expert facsimile. The second part with expert repairs to the spine and rear cover. Some soiling and foxing to covers and contents. Generally Very…

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$12,500.00


(THE WORKS OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT) by ROOSEVELT, Theodore (Teddy)

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Some rubbing to the spines, heavier to the edges. Still a Very Good, tight set, quite attractive on the shelf. This set consists of 15 small octavo (4-1/8" x 6-3/4") bound in half smooth calf leather with …

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$2,500.00


$6,250.00


THE LITTLE PRINCE by SAINT-EXUPERY, Antoine de

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943). First Edition. Hardcover. A bright, clean copy with tears to two pages professionally and neatly repaired. About Fine in a close to Fine dustwrapper with minor, professional repairs. Antoine de SAINT-EXUPERY. First …

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$5,625.00


NEW AMERICAN COOKERY, OR FEMALE COMPANION. CONTAINING FULL AND AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR ROASTING, BROILING, STEWING, HASHING, BOILING, PRESERVING, PICKLING, POTTING, FRICASEES, SOUPS, PUFF-PASTES, PUDDINGS, CUSTARDS, PIES, TARTS, & C. ALSO, THE MAKING OF WINES AND CHEESE. PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN MODE OF COOKING by [COOKERY]

New York: D. D. Smith, 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the endpapers; small chip at the top of the spine. A clean, attractive, unsophisticated copy in original binding of a scarce and important book. Twentyfourmo (3-3/8" x 5-3/8") bound in origi…

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$21,875.00


THE TEMPEST by SHAKESPEARE, William (Arthur RACKHAM)

London & New York: William Heinemann Ltd. & Doubleday, Page & Co., [1926]. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents are bright and fresh. The vellum spine is slightly darkened with a small stain at the top; the boards are soiled with a few small stains on the …

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$2,187.50


WAR AND PEACE by TOLSTOY, Leo

Glasgow: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Fine in close to Fine glassines and Near Fine slipcases with a little staining. Barnett Freedman. Six octavo volumes (5-3/4" x 9") bound in decorated red linen and housed in two slipcases. Numerous full-p…

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$1,187.50


ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE). SCENE: THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. TIME: FORTY TO FIFTY YEARS AGO by TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel]

New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Hinges fine; some rubbing to gilt on the spine and a little to the cloth, mostly to the rear cover. Contents lightly foxed. Light wear to spine tips and corners. Very Good or better.…

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$6,250.00


THE LITTLE PRINCE by SAINT-EXUPERY, Antoine de

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943). First Edition. Hardcover. This copy is clean and bright with virtually no wear but for some soiling to the endpapers and minor bumps to the corners. About Fine in a close to Fine dustwrapper with a couple of small st…

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$22,500.00


ARCHIVE OF LETTERS: 21 pages by McCOURT, Frank

1983 - 1990. Letters. Folds from mailing. Near Fine. Superb archive of seven letters from the author of ANGELA'S ASHES to R'Lene Dahlberg, fellow teacher at Stuyvesant High School, friend, wife of author Edward Dahlberg, and muse. Mostly chatty correspo…

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$9,375.00


SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET by HARRER, Heinrich

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1993. Hardcover. Fine, lacking the cotton sleeve and teak boards, but in a specially made Fine red clamshell box with a gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Heinrich Harrer. Quarto (9" x 13"), bound in pure Bure white silk…

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$3,125.00


COMPLETE POEMS OF ROBERT FROST 1949 by FROST, Robert

New York: Henry Holt, (1949). First Edition. Hardcover. Some fading to the cloth, mostly at the spine which also has a dampstain at the lower rear corner. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. Superb Association Copy. Frost's essay "The Figure A Poem Make…

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$2,500.00


WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE: CHAOS OR COMMUNITY? by KING, Martin Luther, Jr. [Martin Luther King, Jr.]

New York: Harper & Row, (1967). First Edition. Hardcover. Two small scratches on the front of the dustwrapper that slightly affect the front cover of the book. About Fine in a close to Fine dustwrapper. A beautiful copy and outstanding inscription. INSC…

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$25,000.00


BEN HUR by WALLACE, Lew

New York: Harper Brothers, 1903. Hardcover. Fine, bright set. William Martin Johnson. Two volumes bound in decorated green cloth of this handsome reprint illustrated from drawings by William Martin Johnson and photographs, with nearly every page illustr…

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$1,250.00


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