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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co, 1922. Book. Illus. by Hugh Lofting. Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Frederick A. Stokes Co., NY, 1922. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Later printing dust jacket. Signed by author. Illustrated by author. First Edition/first printing. First Printing verified according to Ahearn's. Bright though minimally spotted cover label. Text block is shaken, rear and front hinges have been professionally restored and are firm and solid. The text block is tight and all illustrations are present. Some stains on bottom and top text block and margins; bottom tips rubbed through. Decorated front cover is clear and colorful. End papers have some soiling and glue remnants here and there and spine ends well rubbed; glued in small letter envelope with previous owners signature on back endpaper and previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Spill soil on various pages. Considerable light foxing on textblock edges; endpapers & margins; still highly… Read More
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Ringworld

Ringworld

by Larry Niven

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1977. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Holt Rinehart Winston, New York. 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine -appears unread. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good with some tiny 1-2 mm chips around top edge, back left and front left corners. Tiny closed tear at top left corner cover. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Holt Rinehart Winston. 342 pgs. Signed by Larry Niven on the title page in my presence at a local SoCal event (LOSCON). Price-clipped DJ. No previous ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid. Signed by Author.
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The Screwtape Letters
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The Screwtape Letters

by C.S. Lewis

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine Minus
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Macmillan, 1943. Book. Fine Minus. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 9th printing of 1st American Edition. Book is clean, unmarked, spine tight, slightly tanned endpapers, tips with minuscule rubbing and spine ends slightly worn. The dust jacket is price clipped and has loss and chipping at spine ends with about a two inch x 1/3 inch loss at front cover tip. Other small chips at points and some edges. Jacket has a smudge on the front and overall aging. Looks great now in its new shiny plastic cover. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing. From the jacket, "These brilliant, challenging letters from an elderly devil in hell to his junior on earth are the most vital and original restatement of religious truths produced in our time -- a profound, hard-hitting, provoking, yet truly reverent book.".
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The Caine Mutiny

The Caine Mutiny

by Wouk, Herman

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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$1,650.00
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New York: Doubleday, 1951. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Doubleday, 1951. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. An attractive First Printing dustjacket with "The City Boy" first issue point printed on the back panel. This original dustjacket has the $3.95 price present on the front flap with wrinkles (now smoothed out) along top and bottom of front, back cover and spine; fold on back cover, two tiny chips at bottom and top front with 3" closed tear on front, wear to the edges. The book is in fine condition with slight shelf wear to bottom edges. Front paste down map has minor remnants of a previous owner book plate.The binding is tight with no cocking or leans. The text block and pages are tight and square..
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$1,650.00
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Diamond Lil
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Diamond Lil

by Mae West

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Macaulay, 1932. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Macaulay, 1932, New York. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. First printing confirmed by McBride. Inscribed and signed by Mae West on the front free endpaper. The book is unmarked throughout but has a bit of tanning/staining on endpapers. Tips are just slightly rubbed. Edges show some shelfwear but no frey. Pages just slightly tanned. Text block edges a little dusty. has minor foxing. Else, spine is tight, boards rigid and tips are pointed. Included is a facsimile dust jacket correct for this first edition. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..
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$1,525.00
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Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch)

Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch)

by Ann Leckie

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  • as new
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Thorndike Press, 2015. Book. As New. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Thorndike Press, 2015, New York. Hardback.First Edition/First Printing. LARGE PRINT EDITION! As New/As New. This is the true first hardback edition of this award winning novel opened and signed by the author for signature, date and location at World Con 2018 witnessed by myself. Ms. Leckie confirmed that this was the first true hardcover edition as it was originally issued as a trade paperback. The book is as new and unblemished. No jacket is present as published. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..
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$1,500.00
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Divots
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Divots

by P. G. Wodehouse

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Reprint 1st Thus
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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$1,200.00
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New York: A. L. Burt, 1927. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Reprint 1st Thus. Early if not first printing. Book Condition:Very Good. Dust Jacket Good plus. Orange cover with black lettering. Book is in very good condition with just a tiny rub on top front corner and slight browning to text block otherwise tight and apparently unread. The dust jacket has some wear and chipping especially at the top/bottom of the spine, which has browned. The front cover of the dust jacket has a 3/4 separation from the spine but the back is intact..
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$1,200.00
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Absalom, Absalom!
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Absalom, Absalom!

by William Faulkner

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Random House, 1936. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. True First Printing with all the correct points. See pictures. Very Good book with two slight stains on front of text block. It is clean with a tight spine, rigid boards, and pointed tips.It is clear of any markings and of course has the map. The jacket is NOT price clipped with a small loss at top and bottom of spine and around most edges and small smudges here and there. This book looks as spectacular in its shiny mylar dust protector. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..
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$2,750.00
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My Friend Flicka
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My Friend Flicka

by Mary O'Hara

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine Minus
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Lippincott, 1941. Book. Fine Minus. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First edition, Ninth Printing. Front red board has just a bit of a wave at the top, otherwise book is tight and binding is strong. Corners are square with no hint of spine lean. Interior is tight and clean. No previous owners signature and appears unread. Beautiful green illustrated wrap around DJ is not price clipped but has top of spine about an inch affecting most of the title is lost, minor chips and folds to most other edges. Looks spectacular and now protected in mylar. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..
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$2,500.00
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Lonely Crusade
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Lonely Crusade

by Chester Himes

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine Minus
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. Book. Fine Minus. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 1st Printing, Inscribed by author on front free endpaper. The book is unmarked throughout, the tips are firm. Text and text block has minor tanning at edges and endpapers with slight stain on front free endpaper. Spine is tight, boards rigid and tips are pointed. The dust jacket IS price clipped and has a couple tear outs on top front cover and spine bottom. Closed tear on top front cover. Edges are not folded or frayed. Back cover has minor mottling. Looks handsome good in its shiny new plastic cover. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..
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$2,500.00
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Philosophy; aka An Outline of Philosophy
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Philosophy; aka An Outline of Philosophy

by Bertrand Russell

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1927. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First American Edition, third printing as noted on dust jacket. aka An Outline of Philosophy. The text block is solid, clean and square. Endpapers are clear of markings with NO previous owner's signature. Spine is stiff and appears unread, boards rigid and tips pointed.Just a bit of tanning on the endpapers. It is a beautiful copy! The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has about a one inch loss at the upper right hand corner of the front cover with a though bit of shelf wear and tiny loss here and there on edges and at center cover and spine ends and at tips. The reason this is a third printing is that the dust jacket cover says "Third Printing...15,000." Looks dashing in its shiny new plastic cover. .
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The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
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The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo

by Stone, Irving; Jean Stone, Ed.

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Doubleday, 1961. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First Edition, missing the first edition slug necessary for Doubleday first printings. Later, unnoted printing, "AA49" in gutter of page 664. Signed by BOTH the author and the editor on the title page. Dark brown cloth with titles in gold on spine and front cover. Book has a straight, stiff spine, square boards and pointed tips. The book's pages are still layered stiffly one with the other, making it feel fresh and unread. Jacket is shiny but has a closed tear and fold on the bottom of the back cover with some minor rubbing at spine ends and some edges. Jacket has the ISBN number on the back cover and is not price clipped (19.95). Looks spectacular in new plastic cover. Jacket painting by Jack Keats and photo by Proctor Jones, which shows Stone seated in profile..
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$750.00
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The Century of the Surgeon
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The Century of the Surgeon

by Jurgen Thorwald

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Templeton, California
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New York: Pantheon, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Printing as confirmed by McBride. Illustrated, index. Dust jacket price is $5.95. Book Condition: Fine, tiny previous owner information on front free endpaper else unread with no other markings of any kind, spine stiff and straight, boards rigid and tips pointed.Endpapers have a bit of tanning. Dust Jacket has fray wear at spine bottom and slightly at spine top, tips ok. Looks dignified in shiny new mylar cover. Comes in wrappable box. Apparently the book is essential to the field, highly praised and very rare..
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$1,195.00
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Portfolio Selection: Efficient Diversification of Investments

Portfolio Selection: Efficient Diversification of Investments

by Markowitz, Harry

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Templeton, California
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1967. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signature Card Placed Inside. 1st Edition. First Edition/Stated 3rd Printing.Signed book plate with Nobel Prize medallion laid in. No jacket. Blue cloth cover with gold text. Spine straight and tight. Boards square and tips pointed. Front bottom tip slightly pushed. Tiny tear on page 171 edge. Clean and unmarked throughout. Bibliography, Index. Shipped in wrappable packaging..
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