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Sweet Genevieve

by August Derleth

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Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 21 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 301pp. Black boards in dust jacket. Signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner on front free endpaper. Light edgewear and a small closed tear to the jacket. Original price of $2.50 present.
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Maggie A Girl of the Streets

by Stephen Crane

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Published
1974
Condition
near fine/near fine
Edition
Limited
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$45.00

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Limited Editions Club, 1974. Limited. Hard Cover. near fine/near fine. Quarto. 105pp. 1/2 leather and grey striped cloth. Limited to 2000 copies signed by the artist, Sigmund Abeles. A very nice copy in slipcase. Some light rubbing to slipcase.
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Roxana; The Fortunate Mistress

by Daniel Defoe; James Sutherland

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$45.00

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Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase. 29.5 x 21 cm. Quarto. 256 pages. 1/4 vellum spine, red decorative boards in glassine wrapper and slipcase. Limited to 2000 copies signed by the woodcut artist, Bernd Kroeber, this being copy 1431. Light toning to spine. Light fading to edges… Read more
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Marguerite de Valois

by Alexandre Dumas

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Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good slipcase
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$45.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1969. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good slipcase. 24.5 x 17 cm. 337 pages. Red silk finish cloth in gold slipcase. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, Edy Legrand, this being copy number 510. Slipcase shows rubbing. Previous owner's embossed name stamp on front free endpaper.
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Dear Life: Stories

by Alice Munro

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Published
2012
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First United States Edition
ISBN
9780307596888
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$100.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. First United States Edition. Hardback. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 22 x 15 cm. Octavo. 319pp. Green cloth in dust jacket. Signed by the author. Stated first Untied States edition.
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Allan's Wife; With Hunter Quatermain's Story A Tale of Three Lions and Long Odds

by H. Rider Haggard

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First thus with these illustrations
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$25.00

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London: Macdonald, 1951. First thus with these illustrations. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 19 x 13 cm. 12mo. 240pp. Blue cloth in dust jacket. Macdonald illustrated edition with illustrations by Hookway Cowles. Jacket is clipped and shows and soiling. Originally published in 1889 this is the first edition with illustrations by Cowles done in 1951.… Read more
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An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World

by William T Vollmann

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780374101053
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$30.00

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Octavo. 268pp. Tan and green boards in dust jacket. Foxing to top foredge. Small stain to front jacket flap.
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The Wanderer (Le Grand Meaulnes)

by Alain Fournier

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
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$50.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Octavo. 306pp. Green cloth in illustrated dust jacket. Translated from the French by Francoise Delisle. Bottom of spine bumped. Chipping as well as some large closed tears ot the jacket. Original price of $2.50 present on… Read more
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The Best Short Stories of 1923 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

by Edward J O'Brien and Ernest Hemingway

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Published
1924
Condition
very good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Small, Mayard & Co., 1924. First edition. Hardcover. very good. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. Navy blue cloth with gilt lettering. 544pp. The first book appearance of MY OLD MAN and first Hemingway story anthologized in the United States. First issue with Hemingway's named misspelled "Hemenway" throughout the book on the copyright, dedication, table of contents… Read more
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Such, Such Were the Joys

by George Orwell

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
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$60.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1953. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 21 x 14 cm. Octavo. 230pp. Green cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Fading to jacket spine. ~ 5cm tear to front jacket flap. Previous owner's name stamp on front free endpaper. Light rubbing to edges of boards.
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Tales of the South Pacific

by James A. Michener

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Seventh Printing
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$100.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 22 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 326pp. Dark salmon colored boards in dust jacket. Signed and inscribed to previous owner by Michener on the front. Some light discoloration to the boards. A few small closed tears and some edgewear to the jacket. Original… Read more
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Annette and Sylvie; Being Volume One of The Soul Enchanted

by Romain Rolland

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good+ in Good slipcase
Edition
Autographed de Luxe Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1925. Autographed de Luxe Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Good slipcase. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 331pp. 1/4 parchment over paper boards in slipcase. Frontispiece portrait. Translated from the French into English by Ben Ray Redman. This de Luxe edition limited to 515 copies printed on rag paper and signed by the… Read more
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$400.00
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Mother

by Maxim Gorky; Charles Edward Russell [foreword]

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. 499pp. With 8 illustrations by Sigmund de Ivanowski. Bound in black boards with red lettering. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Corners lightly bumped. Small light stain to front cover.
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Reminiscences of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy by Gorky

by Maxim Gorky

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Second Printing
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$100.00

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New York: B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 1921. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. 86pp. Authorized translation from the Russian by S. S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf. Black boards with blue cloth spine in uncommon original dust jacket. Jacket shows some soiling. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Some… Read more
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Earthwork out of Tuscany Being Impressions and Translations of Maurice Hewlett

by Maurice Hewlett

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Published
1911
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited ed
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$20.00

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Portland Maine: Thomas B Mosher, 1911. Limited ed. Hardcover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12 cm. 12mo. 265pp. Bound in green boards with paper spine label. Limited to 700 copies for sale in America. Some sun fading to spine label. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper.
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Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

by David Foster Wallace

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780316156110
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$35.00

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New York and Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Octavo. 343pp. Hardcover copy in price clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light sticker residue to front cover of jacket.
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Oblivion: Stories

by David Foster Wallace

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780316919814
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Little, Brown And Company, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 24 x 16 cm. Octavo. 329pp. Green boards in dust jacket. Remainder mark to top foredge. Small closed tear to rear jacket flap.
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Sam in the Suburbs

by P. G. Wodehouse

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$45.00

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. 346pp. Bound in green cloth. Some toning to the spine. A few of the pages show foxing. Rear gutter starting. Publisher's seal on title and copyright page denoting first edition.
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Bill the Conqueror; His Invasion of England in the Springtime

by P. G. Wodehouse

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 19.5 x 12.5 cm. 12mo. 323pp. Orange cloth. Fading and edgewear to the spine. First edition with publisher's seal on title and copyright page.
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Last Words.; A Final Collection of Stories

by Juliana Horatia Ewing

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 19 x 15 cm. 12mo. 285pp (2) ads. Grey illustrated boards. Frontispiece portrait. With illustrations by H. D. Murphy. Rubbing to the edges of the boards and spine. Some toning to the boards. Small chip out of second page.
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