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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by Goldman, William

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc, 1973-09-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1973; stated First Edition with 'B C D E' centered beneath, indicating First Printing (true 1st edition), per H…

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$1,900.00


Works of Charles Dickens Household Edition in 55 Volumes [Green 1/2 Morocco Binding] by Dickens, Charles

New York: Hurd & Houghton; Sheldon & Co.; W.A. Townsend & Co.; James G. Gregory, 1861. Hardcover. Very Good. Darley, F.O.C.; Gilbert, John. Complete set of Dickens' works, 20 titles in 55 total volumes, sold as a set. A relatively scarce…

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$1,500.00


The Oxford English Dictionary [12 Vols. + 5 Supplements] by Murray, James A. H.; Onions, C. T.; Bradley, Henry; Craigie, W. A. [Editors]

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1933. Hardcover. Good/Good. Mixed set, 17 vols in total. Includes complete 1933 edition (12 volumes + Supplement & Bibliography volumes), as well as four supplement volumes, published in 1972 (Vol. I, A-G), 197…

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$2,500.00


The Book of Household Management; Comprising Information for the MISTRESS, HOUSEKEEPER, COOK, KITCHEN-MAID, BUTLER, FOOTMAN, COACHMAN, VALET, UPPER AND UNDER HOUSE-MAIDS, LADY'S MAID, NURSE AND NURSE-MAID, MONTHLY, WET, AND SICK NURSES, ETC. ETC.. by Beeton, Isabella Mary

London: S.O. Beeton, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, rebound in modern 3/4 smooth calf binding. S.O. Beeton, 1861; meets all important points for First Edition in book form, including the rare color "farm-yard" frontispiec…

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$1,250.00


Harper's New Monthly Magazine (Volume I, 1850 - Volume 55, 1877) by Marcus, James editor

New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 54 volumes. LEATHER BOUND RUN FROM VOLUME 1 (June-November 1850) through VOLUME 55 (June-November 1877), MISSING only volume 20. Bindings are "Indestructible joint binding, …

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$1,900.00


Bohemia in London by Ransome, Arthur

New York, NY: Dodd, Mead, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Fred Taylor. First American edition. Rich ribbed oxblood cloth, with 2- color vignette on front board. Spine is dulled and worn at head and heel, else good. Tiny chip at edge. Front board i…

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$275.00


The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Predecessors: D. H. Burnham & Co and Graham Burnham & Co. (Two Volumes) by Graham, Anderson, Probst, White.; D.H. Burnham & Co.; Graham, Burnham & Co

London: B.T. Batsford, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. An exquisitely produced set celebrating the achievements of a firm on the forefront of early and mid-20th century architectural expression. Two Volumes; 1933; 42 cm x 30 cm elephant folios in he…

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$5,000.00


Optimism: An Essay [Moon's Type Edition] by Keller, Helen

Brighton, Sussex: Moon's Society, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Helen Keller's 1903 essay rendered into Moon's type, an embossed alphabet and reading system for the blind. Invented by the Englishman Dr. William Moon in 1845, after he…

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$500.00


A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean...for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780. the Second by Cook, Captain James and Captain James King

London, England: H. Hughs for G. Nicol; T. Cadell, 1784-12-31. Hardcover. Good. London: H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. Complete text in 3 volumes, 4to, 11 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches. Atlas volume, issued separately, is not included. Full leather wit…

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$2,200.00


Hol' Up Yo' Head by Herb Kruckman

New York, NY: Pitel Publishing Company, 1936-01-01. First Edition. Paperback. Good. Signed by Author. Pitel Publishing Company, 1936, stated First Edition, no additional printings indicated; signed by Herb Kruckman on front cover verso, no further inscr…

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$100.00


Waiting for the Barbarians by Coetzee, J. M

London: Secker & Warburg, 1980-12-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good+ Dust Jacket. Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1980; "First published in England..." stated, no additional printings indicated; [iv], 156pp. First printing of th…

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$1,000.00


Arrowsmith by Lewis, Sinclair

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1925; Limited First Edition; this copy #19 of 500, signed by Lewis on the limitation page. 448pp; rough-cut pages, blue pape…

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$2,500.00


Outline of Projective Geometry by Garner, Lynn E

Elsevier Science Ltd, 1981-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+/No Dust Jacket Issued. 1st edition. Extremely scarce. NOT ex-lib. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square. No DJ issued. Exterior very worn. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. …

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$400.00


Novels of the Sisters Bronte. 12 volume set. Thornton Edition by Bronte Sisters; Scott, Temple [Editor]

Edinburgh: John Grant, 1924-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+. Complete issue in 12 volumes, with dust jackets. John Grant, 1924; no additional printings indicated; Thornton Edition, edited by Temple Scott; black and white photo plates in each volume. A…

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$1,000.00


The Collector's New Sunnyside Edition of the Writings of Washington Irving [Limited to 250 copies, signed by the publisher] in 40 volumes complete by Irving, Washington

New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First of this edition. Hardcover. Good. Illustrated edition . Signed by Other. Putnam's (circa 1900). The New Sunnyside edition, limited to 250 numbered copies and signed by the publisher. This is set #12…

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$1,000.00


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