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1407 Broadway, Gross, Joel
1 1407 Broadway Gross, Joel
Seaview Books Trade Distribution By Simon and Schuster 1978 0872235114 / 9780872235113 First Edition Unknown Binding Good in Fair dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 280 pages; GROSS, JOEL 1407 BROADWAY SEAVIEW, 1978. 1ST edition DJ. HARDCOVER. 1ST. Hardbound book is good condition and DJ, which is torn and chipped is in good- condition in a Brodart acyl; ic wrapper. Signed by author thus..."For Marilyn, . Always remember that you represent 3/4 of MARV- Feel Free to chop up his head anyway you like. Wishing you all good things. JOEL. " SCARCE SIGNED; Signed by Author; 0 5885 
Price: 37.37 USD
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1919 [AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE], Dos Passos, John
2 1919 [AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE] Dos Passos, John
NY Harcourt, Brace 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1st ed. Dos Passos' signature & inscr mtd to ffep. Orange cloth. Spine dusty. Binding firm, contents clean. Light wrinkling to first free end paper where card is mounted, "Best Wishes, John Dos Passos" on a piece of WardLine Stationary. This second volume, 1919, follows much of the same pattern of The 42nd Parallel but focusses much more attention onto the fictional characters than the non-fictional bits and pieces about the time. The action of this volume is set mainly in France. While the title of the work is 1919, we actually follow a good deal of the action in France, at times even before the U. S. Was formally in the war. ; Signed by Author; 0 36990 
Price: 282.00 USD
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5 SIGNED SCIENCE FICTION 1STS, ALL NF/F IN NF/F DJS, Harms, Daniel and John Wisdom Gonce Iii, Alan Dean Foster
3 5 SIGNED SCIENCE FICTION 1STS, ALL NF/F IN NF/F DJS Harms, Daniel and John Wisdom Gonce Iii, Alan Dean Foster
Various 1982- 1998 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; (5 signed Sci Fi 1sts, all NF/F in NF/F Djs ) Harms, Daniel and John Wisdom Gonce III, The Necronomicon Files: The Truth Behind the Legend Night Shade Books, Mountain View, Ca, 1998, Stated 1st. Signed by Harms, with a small doodle on half-title. NF in F DJ. With: The Soft Whisper of the Dead by Charles L. Grant, Donald M. Grant, West Kingston, RI, 1982. Inscribed by Grant on the half-title, and signed by the illustrator on the tp. NF in NF DJ. With: 3 by Alan Dean Foster (Phantasia Press, sgnd. On title pages) , including The Moment of the Magician (1984) , The Paths of the Perambulator (1985) , and The Day of the Dissonance (1984). All in Brodart protectors. ; Signed by Author; 7 31823 
Price: 155.05 USD
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A FEW THOUSAND WORDS ABOUT LOVE [SIGNED]  Mickey Pearlman, Pearlman, Mickey
4 A FEW THOUSAND WORDS ABOUT LOVE [SIGNED] Mickey Pearlman Pearlman, Mickey
St. Martin's Press 1998 0312173555 / 9780312173555 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 0.89 x 8.58 x 5.76 Inches; 240 pages; Signed and dedicated by author in red ink on half title page. ; Signed by Author; 0.91 27986 
Price: 23.45 USD
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A HIGH WIND RISING, A NOVEL., A High Wind Rising, A Novel. Singmaster, Elsie.
5 A HIGH WIND RISING, A NOVEL. A High Wind Rising, A Novel. Singmaster, Elsie.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Signed with inscription on title page. A sometimes bloody tale of of colonial life along the Susquehanna River. ; Signed by Author; 0 25437 
Price: 28.15 USD
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A JOURNAL OF THE MCKINLEY YEARS, Dawes, Charles G. (Vice-President Of The United States)
6 A JOURNAL OF THE MCKINLEY YEARS Dawes, Charles G. (Vice-President Of The United States)
Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company 1950 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Genealogy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 458 pages; Shallow chipping to dust jacket edge- see graphic. Adtl graphic of signature available. Presentation copy to Richard Barbera (? ) Danielson - Edited with foreword by Bascom Timmons. 8vo. Green cloth. 1st edition. Ffep signed and inscribed by Charles Dawes, dated Jan. 4, 1951. Dawes was Vice President from 1925-1929. ; Signed by Author; 0 26146 
Price: 328.95 USD
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A MAN'S STATURE [SIGNED] Signed by Author. 1st Edition, Henry Viscardi
7 A MAN'S STATURE [SIGNED] Signed by Author. 1st Edition Henry Viscardi
NY John Day 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed and dedicated by Author. 1st Edition, 2nd pritnting, 3rd impression. First blank is signature and dedication . VG in VG dustjacket with light edgewear. John Day Company, NY. ; Signed by Author; 0 27695 
Price: 23.45 USD
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8 A NEW TOMORROW Cobsen, Jay
May not be noted. Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Cobsen, Jay A New Tomorrow Butler & Ferrigno 1956. 1st Ed. Hardback . Author (apparently) has crossed out a name in his dedication so it is unreadable. Originally he thought that this person helped him during a trying time in his life but apparently there was a falling out. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator; 0 6648 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A PASSION BEFORE DEATH. LTD ED #59/200, Hanley, James.
9 A PASSION BEFORE DEATH. LTD ED #59/200 Hanley, James.
Privately Printed 1930 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Obscenity; Law; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50, (3) pages; Hanley's 3rd book after Drift- The German Prisoner. Hand printed in London by CJ Greenwood. Limited edition 59/200 Young 1695. With the scarce clear plastic dustjacket and paper flaps. Some loss to clear plastic. See graphic. Tale of a man named Carter who was sentenced to hang. Signed by author on the Limitation page. ; Signed by Author; 0 25359 
Price: 305.45 USD
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A TIME TO LAUGH - A TIME TO CRY; A COMPILATION OF 1, 2 1ND 3. [SIGNED] A Trip to Ireland That Will Last a Ligetimed, Brother H Lewis [michael john twohig]
10 A TIME TO LAUGH - A TIME TO CRY; A COMPILATION OF 1, 2 1ND 3. [SIGNED] A Trip to Ireland That Will Last a Ligetimed Brother H Lewis [michael john twohig]
Brother H Lewis 1987 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; Signed by author on title page ; 0 28046 
Price: 46.95 USD
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A TWO-GUN CYCLONE, B. E. (Cyclone) Denton
11 A TWO-GUN CYCLONE B. E. (Cyclone) Denton
Dallas Privately Published, 1927 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jack Patton 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, [4], 145 pages; A Two-Gun Cyclone. Frontis portrait. Adams (Guns) 583, (Herd) 678. Ffep signed, ''Cordially B. G. 'Cyclone' Denton.' ' publisher's orange illustrated cloth. Clean sound copy. A genuine frontiersman tells his often hair-raising tale. ; Signed by Author; 0 28142 
Price: 93.95 USD
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A WOMAN LIKE THAT [SIGNED] Signed by Author. 1st Edition, Susan Richards Shreve
12 A WOMAN LIKE THAT [SIGNED] Signed by Author. 1st Edition Susan Richards Shreve
NY Athenaeum Society 1977 0689107765 / 9780689107764 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author; 0 27682 
Price: 18.75 USD
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13 Abortion The Clash of Absolutes [signed] Tribe, Laurence H.
W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393028453 / 9780393028454 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 1.3 x 9.3 x 6 Inches; 286 pages; Signed by author on title page. ; Signed by Author; 1.35 28119 
Price: 28.15 USD
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ALIBI SCHOOL [SIGNED], McDaniel, Jeffrey
14 ALIBI SCHOOL [SIGNED] McDaniel, Jeffrey
Manic D Press, Inc. 1995 0916397386 / 9780916397388 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 0.3 x 8.8 x 5.9 Inches; 80 pages; Signed, dedicated and dated by author on title paghe. Cute dedication, "To Pamela; Remember my first day of nursery school when I cried....I wasn't afraid you were deserting me, I was afraid you were coming back." ; Signed by Author; 0.35 28043 
Price: 23.45 USD
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ALWAYS A RECKONING AND OTHER POEMS, Jimmy Carter.
15 ALWAYS A RECKONING AND OTHER POEMS Jimmy Carter.
NY Crown Publishers 1995 0812924347 / 9780812924343 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Sarah Elizabeth Chuldenko 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Book of poetry by President Carter. Surprisingly readable. Facing pages are b/w line illustrations. Flat signed on tipped in book plate by President Carter. ; Signed by Author; 0 33782 
Price: 23.45 USD
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America In Crisis  Making Things Right In A Nation Gone Wrong, Bohannon, Jim
16 America In Crisis Making Things Right In A Nation Gone Wrong Bohannon, Jim
LPC Group 2000 1879706938 / 9781879706934 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 0.8 x 8.9 x 6.5 Inches; 204 pages; Signed, dedicated and dated by author on title page ; Signed by Author; 0.25 28084 
Price: 23.45 USD
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AMERICAN IRISHMEN, LEND US YOUR SPIRITS [SIGNED], Thomas Harlan Birmingham
17 AMERICAN IRISHMEN, LEND US YOUR SPIRITS [SIGNED] Thomas Harlan Birmingham
Cito/ Birmingham 2001 0967739020 / 9780967739021 First Edition Paperback As New with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; Signed, dedicated and dated by author on first blank. Poetry. ; Signed by Author; 0 28031 
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ANYTHING GOES! [SIGNED]  What I've Learned from Pundits, Politicians, and Presidents, King, Larry & Pat Piper
18 ANYTHING GOES! [SIGNED] What I've Learned from Pundits, Politicians, and Presidents King, Larry & Pat Piper
Grand Central Publishing 2000 0446525286 / 9780446525282 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 1 x 9.1 x 6 Inches; 320 pages; Boldly signed by author on first blank. ; 1.25 27989 
Price: 23.45 USD
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AT THE TABLE OF ISRAEL: A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF THREE HUNDRED TRADITIONAL AND MODERN ISRAELI RECIPES, Lesberg, Sandy
19 AT THE TABLE OF ISRAEL: A UNIQUE COLLECTION OF THREE HUNDRED TRADITIONAL AND MODERN ISRAELI RECIPES Lesberg, Sandy
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill 1973 0672517663 / 9780672517662 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Cookbook; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages; Signed and dated by author on title page, 1973.; Signed by Author; 0 27969 
Price: 37.55 USD
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AT WAR WITH ASIA - ESSAYS ON INDOCHINA [SIGNED], Noam Chomsky
20 AT WAR WITH ASIA - ESSAYS ON INDOCHINA [SIGNED] Noam Chomsky
N Y, N Y Vintage Books 1970 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 313 pages; Signed by author on half title page with "Best wishes". Minor edge wear to book's covers [see graphic], contents clean and VG. ; 0 29851 
Price: 169.15 USD
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