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Thurmond-Holmes Lynching: Real-photo postcard, titled "San Jose, Calif. Nov. 26 - 1933 11:25 P.M." by (Lynching)

[N.p.], 1933. 1 vols. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Fine. 1 vols. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Photo of California's Last Lynching, 1933. On Nov 9, 1933, 22-year old Brooke Hart was kidnapped and held for $40,000 ransom. A massive manhunt led to Thomas Harold Thur...

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Tarzan of the Apes by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1914. First edition, first state, with printer's name set in two lines of Old English type. [viii], 401 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's crimson cloth, first state of the binding, without acorn device on spine. Slight ...

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Gone with the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page; first issue dust jacket. 1037 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original gray cloth lettered in blue. Minor shelf wear, else a fine, tight copy, in a very good first-iss...

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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1852. First edition, first issue with no ads. Frontispiece and 6 engraved plates by Baker from designs by Billings. vi, [7]-256 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original blind stamped blue cloth. Faintest traces of rubbing to the spine...

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Twice-Told Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Boston: American Stationers Co., John B. Russell, 1837. First edition. Publisher's circular device on title-page. [4, ads], [5]-334, [2], [16, catalogue] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's brown embossed cloth, title stamped in gilt to spine. Light wea...

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[Idyllia] [and other texts] by Theocritus; Hesiod

[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Idylls here for the first time); the first edition of HESIOD'S THEOGONY; second edition of his WORKS AND DAYS; and first editions...

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The Vicar of Wakefield. A Tale by [Goldsmith, Oliver]

Salisbury: B. Collins for F. Newbery, London, 1766. First edition, with no catchword on page 213 in vol. I; correct catchword "him" on page 39 and page 159 correctly numbered in vol. II. [4], 214, [2 blank]; [2], 223 pp. 1 vols. 12mo (17 x 9.5 ...

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The Song of Hiawatha by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. First American edition, published shortly after the English edition. The text is in the First Issue with at p. 96 dove and p. 130. 316pp. November 1855 ads. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Nice copy. First American ...

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Lalla Rookh by (BINDING, Scottish) Moore, Thomas

London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. Extra-illustrated with 6 engravings by Corbould on India paper. [iv], 405, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Near contemporary full plum morocco, covers and spine tooled in blind, a.e.g., by Carss...

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Hank Williams' Country Hit Parade [cover title] by Williams, Hank

Nashville: Acuff-Rose Publications, 1950. Illustrated with b/w photos. 47, [1] pp., arrangements of 20 songs for piano, guitar chord and vocal. 4to. Photo-illustrated wrappers. Some ink smudges to cover from previous owner's inscription, else fine. ...

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The Story of Little Black Sambo by Bannerman, Helen

London: Grant Richards, 1899. First edition. Illustrated with 27 full-page engravings after drawings by the author, printed in color by Edmund Evans. 1 vols. 16mo. Original light green cloth ruled and lettered in dark green. Contemporary owner's sign...

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Rules of Golf. Humorous colored prints depicting various rules of golf by (Golf) Crombie, Charles S

Perrier, 1940. I (2 variants), III, IV, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII (2 variants), XII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII. Approximately 6 x 8-1/2 inches (image size). Framed and glazed. I (2 variants), III, IV, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, X...

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Lolita by Nabokov, Vladimir

Paris: Olympia Press, 1955. First edition. 188, [2]; [3]-223, [1] pp. 2 vols. 12mo. Green printed wrappers, priced Francs : 900 on back wrappers. Spines toned, lower portion of spine of first volume worn with small loss. Dated 1.X.1955 on the flyleaf of ...

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Pablo Escobar Gaviria en Caricaturas 1983-1991 by (DRUGS) Escobar, Pablo

[Medellin, Colombia, 1992. Numerous plates reproducing political cartoons and photographs and drawings of Escobar (4 of them in color). [2]-377, [1] ll., printed rectos only. 4to. Original calf with facsimile signature and fingerprint in gilt. Minor foxi...

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Andrew Wyeth by (Wyeth, Andrew) Meryman, Richard

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. First edition. With numerous full-color plates (some double-spread) of Wyeth's paintings. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Original tan cloth with brown cloth spine, dust jacket. Light soiling to boards, but about fine in near fi...

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