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by Dickens, Charles

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nd
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Half red morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges. Very Good
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London: Chapman and Hall, Limited 11, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, nd. Illustrated with plates after the originals by "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Browne), George Cruikshank, Frederick Walker, Edwin Landseer, Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Marcus Stone, George Cattermole, and Luke Fildes. Printed by William Clownes. 15 vols. 8vo. Half red morocco and marbled boards, marbled edges. Very Good. Illustrated with… Read more
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Present Indicative

by Coward, Noel

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Published
1938
Condition
Cream cloth, a few tiny scuffs on the spine label. VG
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#28 of 301 copies signed by the author
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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1938. #28 of 301 copies signed by the author. Frontsipece portrait. Illustrated. [vi]-viii, [2]-371, [1]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cream cloth, a few tiny scuffs on the spine label. VG. #28 of 301 copies signed by the author. Frontsipece portrait. Illustrated. [vi]-viii, [2]-371, [1]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. SIGNED.
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Late Warnings. Four Poems

by Price, Reynolds

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1968
Condition
Marbled wrappers, with label. Inscribed on title-page "Gary from Reynolds in time, 8 July 75.
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First edition, number 14 of 176 copies, signed
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New York: Albondocani Press, 1968. First edition, number 14 of 176 copies, signed. Frontispiece. 22, [2] pp. Printed by William Ferguson. 1 vols. 8vo. Marbled wrappers, with label. Inscribed on title-page "Gary from Reynolds in time, 8 July 75.. First edition, number 14 of 176 copies, signed. Frontispiece. 22, [2] pp. Printed by William Ferguson. 1 vols. 8vo.… Read more
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A Child's Garden of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1885
Condition
Original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Very minor spotting and wear. Toning to the endpapers as usual
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First edition, first issue. Publisher's presentation blindstamp
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London: Longmans, Green, 1885. First edition, first issue. Publisher's presentation blindstamp on the title. [2], x, 101 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Very minor spotting and wear. Toning to the endpapers as usual. First edition, first issue. Publisher's presentation blindstamp on the title. [2], x, 101 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Publisher's presentation… Read more
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Prairie-Jake; or, Wild Life Among the Backwoods

by [Ellis, Edward-Sylvester]

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Published
1864
Condition
Printed pictorial wrappers. Very Good
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New York: George Munro & Co 137 Williams Street, 1864. Illustrated. 96pp. 12mo. Printed pictorial wrappers. Very Good. Illustrated. 96pp. 12mo. Dime Novel. No. 40 Munro's Ten Cent Novels. Sabin 64919
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Picturesque Europe. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Natural Features and the Picturesque and Historical Places of Great Britain and the Continent

by Taylor, Bayard, editor

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1879
Condition
Bound in full pebbled brown morocco, stamped in blind and gilt, a.e.g. Extremities rubbed , else Fine. Plates clean
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1879. Illustrated on 60 Steel Engravings and numerous on Wood by European and American Artists. 3 vols. Large 4to. Bound in full pebbled brown morocco, stamped in blind and gilt, a.e.g. Extremities rubbed , else Fine. Plates clean. Illustrated on 60 Steel Engravings and numerous on Wood by European and American Artists.… Read more
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Toad of Toad Hall. A play from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows

by Milne, A.A.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1929
Condition
Orange and red pictorial boards. Fine in very good dust jacket
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First American trade edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First American trade edition. 168pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Orange and red pictorial boards. Fine in very good dust jacket. First American trade edition. 168pp. 1 vols. 8vo.
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The Tennessee Shad, Chronicling the Rise and Fall of the Firm of Doc Macnooder and the Tennessee Shad

by Johnson, Owen (1878-1952)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1911
Condition
Pictorial red cloth, stamped in black and white in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket with same design as binding. Owners
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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New York: Baker & Taylor Company, 1911. First edition. Illus. by F.R. Gruger with 8 full-page black and white plates. 307pp. 8vo. Pictorial red cloth, stamped in black and white in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket with same design as binding. Ownership "Sept. 6th 1911 Jennie Lover Mr. John Wannamaker.. First edition. Illus. by F.R. Gruger with… Read more
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

by Barrie, James M.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1906
Condition
Original orange cloth. Bookplate of Ida Samuel. Nice copy
Edition
First Rackham edition
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906. First Rackham edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 50 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards, maps as endpapers. 1 vols. 4to. Original orange cloth. Bookplate of Ida Samuel. Nice copy. Rackham, Arthur. First Rackham edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 50 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards, maps as endpapers. 1… Read more
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Journal of Sentimental Travels in the Southern Provinces of France ..

by [Combe, William]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1821
Condition
Bound in red half morocco binding with gilt spine and marbled endpapers, t.e.g.,by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Light offsetting from
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First edition
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London: R. Ackermann, 1821. First edition. Frontispiece and 17 hand-colored aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. ii, 291, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in red half morocco binding with gilt spine and marbled endpapers, t.e.g.,by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Light offsetting from plates. Plates clear and bright. Rowlandson, Thomas. First edition. Frontispiece and 17 hand-colored aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. ii,… Read more
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Autograph letter signed to Lucy Larcom

by Whittier, John Greenleaf

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1863
Condition
Very short split at one fold
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Amesbury, [Mass.], 1863. 4 pages. 8 x 9-7/8 inches (20.2 x 25 cm). Very short split at one fold. 4 pages. 8 x 9-7/8 inches (20.2 x 25 cm). On Emancipation Proclamation. A Fine letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to fellow poet Lucy Larcom, praising President Lincoln's commitment to the Emancipation Proclamation through his recently delivered State of… Read more
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The Fair Isabel: or the Fanatics of the Cevennes. Translated by William H. Herbert, Esq (Frank Forester)

by (Forester, Frank) Sue, Eugene

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1846
Condition
Original yellow pictorial printed wrappers. Very Good copy. Laid into a green cloth slipcase and chemise
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First American Edition
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New York: Richards & Company, 1846. First American Edition. 231, [1], [8, ads]pp. Stereotyped by Francis F. Ripley. 8vo. Original yellow pictorial printed wrappers. Very Good copy. Laid into a green cloth slipcase and chemise. First American Edition. 231, [1], [8, ads]pp. Stereotyped by Francis F. Ripley. 8vo. UNRECORDED IN WRAPPERS. BAL 8095 (The description in the BAL… Read more
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Bell's Life in London, Sporting Chronicle. Combining, with the News of the Week, A rich Repository of Fashion, Wit, and Humour and the Interesting Incidents of Real Life

by

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Published
1832
Condition
Folds. Backed with japanese tissue, a few minor chips and edge tears, minor soiling
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London, 1832. 1p. broadside advertisement illustrated with seven woodcut vignettes including scenes of boxing, hunting, racing, shooting, and cricket. 1 vols. 12 x 8 inches. Folds. Backed with japanese tissue, a few minor chips and edge tears, minor soiling. 1p. broadside advertisement illustrated with seven woodcut vignettes including scenes of boxing, hunting, racing, shooting, and cricket. 1 vols.… Read more
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The Soft Machine. Nova Express. The Wild Boys. Three Novels ... With an Epilogue by Allen Ginsberg: An interview with William Burroughs

by Burroughs, William S.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1980
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Wrappers. Interior toned, else fine
Edition
First edition
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New York: Grove Press Outrider, 1980. First edition. 182, 155, 184, [7], [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Wrappers. Interior toned, else fine. First edition. 182, 155, 184, [7], [1, ad] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Signed by Burroughs & Ginsberg. INSCRIBED on the title page "For Robert A. Wilson with all best wishes and friendship William S. Burroughs… Read more
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Letters to Allen Ginsberg. 1953-1957

by Burroughs, William S.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1982
Condition
Cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket
Edition
First American edition, no. 69 of 100 signed by Burroughs. A bil
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New York: Full Court Press, 1982. First American edition, no. 69 of 100 signed by Burroughs. A bilingual edition of the letters was published in Geneva in 1978. 203, [5] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. First American edition, no. 69 of 100 signed by Burroughs. A bilingual edition of the letters was published… Read more
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The Seven Deadly Sins

by Burroughs, William

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1991
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Black cloth over boards lettered in gilt and red, and with a buckshot-riddled onlaid red wood panel on upper cover. Fine, with p
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First edition
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New York/St. Louis/Amsterdam: Lococo • Mulder, 1991. First edition. Frontispiece portrait of Burroughs aiming a shotgun after the photograph by Robert Mapplethorpe, and color reproductions of 7 pieces of Burroughs's shotgun art. The images are composed of woodblocks shot by the artist with a 12 gauge shotgun in February of 1991 and paintings on Mylar made by the artist… Read more
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Loba as Eve

by Di Prima, Diane

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1975
Condition
Paper wrappers, sewn. Fine
Edition
First edition, copy A of 26 copies lettered A-Z, not for sale, f
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New York: Phoenix Book Shop, 1975. First edition, copy A of 26 copies lettered A-Z, not for sale, from a signed by the author. [24] pp., cover drawing by Josie Grant. 1 vols. Oblong octavo. Paper wrappers, sewn. Fine. First edition, copy A of 26 copies lettered A-Z, not for sale, from a signed by the author. [24]… Read more
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Excursions

by Thoreau, Henry David

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1863
Condition
Original dark green embossed cloth, decorated gilt title on spine. Brown coated endpaper, with small abrasions. A few small hole
Edition
First edition
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$1,500.00

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. First edition. Frontispiece engraving of the author from the Rowse crayon sketch, with tissue guard; this was the first book to include a portrait of Thoreau. 319 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original dark green embossed cloth, decorated gilt title on spine. Brown coated endpaper, with small abrasions. A few small holes on ffep, light… Read more
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Ah Pook Is Here and other texts. The Book of Breeething. Electronic Revolution

by Burroughs, William S.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1979
Condition
Purple boards gilt, pictorial endpapers. Fine in fine dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$375.00

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London: John Calder, 1979. First edition. Illustrations by Malcolm McNeill, Robert F. Gale. 157 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Purple boards gilt, pictorial endpapers. Fine in fine dust jacket. First edition. Illustrations by Malcolm McNeill, Robert F. Gale. 157 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page.
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Typed Letter to Philip Whalen

by Kerouac, Jack

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1956
Condition
Some chipping at edges, browned
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[Rocky Mount, North Carolina], 1956. 1-1/2 pp. on a single sheet, 83 lines, single spaced. 4to. Some chipping at edges, browned. 1-1/2 pp. on a single sheet, 83 lines, single spaced. 4to. 'I can outwrite any sonofabitch in the world today'. A bold steamroller of an unsigned letter fragment from Kerouac to poet Philip Whalen soon after he… Read more
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