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FIGURES OF EARTH - A COMEDY OF APPEARANCES.

By: Cabell, James Branch.

Price: $79.85

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head,: 1925

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 34272


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 257 pages; Elegant plates with impressed margins. Book VG+, clean. DJ rumpled at top back panel and shallow loss at bottom of spine.. View more info

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KENNETH CAMERON.

By: Clement Penrose Wilkinson

Price: $46.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers: [1888]

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 33025


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349, [18] pages; Publisher's brown cloth. Contents toned. Earliest copy listed in WorldCat. View more info

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MEMOIRS OF CHARLES MACKLIN COMEDIAN, WITH THE DRAMATIC CHARACTERS, MANNERS, ANECDOTES, & C. OF THE AGE IN WHICH HE LIVED: FORMING AN HISTORY OF THE STAGE DURING ALMOST THE WHOLE OF THE LAST CENTURY. AND A CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ALL THE PARTS PLAYED BY HIM

By: Cooke, William

Price: $281.95

Publisher: London, Printed for James Asperne: 1804

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34137


frontis; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; [x], 144 pages; MEMOIRS OF CHARLES MACKLIN COMEDIAN, with the dramatic characters, manners, anecdotes, &c. Of the age in which he lived: forming an history of the stage during almost the whole of the last century. And a chronological list of all the parts played by him . Engraved portrait frontispiece. Decorative binding with 3/4 black morocco leather over marbled boards with matching endpapers. Binding is sound and straight wi... View more info

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THIS SUNDAY.

By: Donoso, Jose

Price: $28.15

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26878


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177, [3] pages; Type set in Baskerville 1774 facsimile font. Contents clean, couple brief penciled bookdealer's notations. Price clipped DJ. View more info

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Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy: Hamlet, Town, Mansion. [ct Firsts In Djs]

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $1,269.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1940, 1957, 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33464


8vo 8" - 9" tall; A complete set of the Snopes Trilogy in First Edition. Most strikingly attractive and clean. 3 Titles (the “Snopes” trilogy). ++ THE HAMLET. NY: Random House, 1940. 8vo. Black cloth stamped in red and silver, top edge stained red. Very good, eps lightly toned. In a very good DJ with shallow edgewear to head and foot of spine. 1st trade edition in 2nd state DJ (rear panel has “Excerpts from the First Reviews…”). Petersen A20b. ++ THE T... View more info

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POEMS BY MR. GRAY [WITH PROVENANCE]

By: Gray, Thomas. 1716-1771

Price: $639.15

Publisher: London, J. Dodsley: 1768

Seller ID: 32751


POETRY; 18th Century; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; [4],119,[3]p. pages; Contemp. Speckled calf, maroon morocco spine label, scuffed joints & extremities rubbed. Free endpaper starting to detach. Browning at edges of front and back matter, close tear in leaf B2 - negligible paper loss. Scattered minor spotting. Rothschild 1071. Provenance- Bob E Liles [signed]; Sessler's Book Store, Mabel Zahn [laid in approval card]; Wasserman. ESTC T136298. This is the first London an... View more info

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THE NAME OF ACTION

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $935.30

Publisher: NY, Doubleday DORAN: 1931

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21590


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The Name of Action. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First U. S. Edition. 8vo, black cloth, gilt spine lettering, untrimmed. Covers still very clean, top third of spine slightly sunned, dusting to top edge, text firm and clean, 1933 owner's ink signature at verso of front free endpaper, the scarce original dust wrapper in just good condition, spine l... View more info

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THE FOUNDRY

By: Halper, Albert

Price: $93.95

Publisher: Ny , NY, The Viking Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27874


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 499 pages; Sound copy in variousl darkened dustjacket. Provenance- early 20th Century writer and peaceful radical. Floyd Dell. Author and critic, Dell was born in 1887 died 1869. From his library but unsigned. View more info

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THE LADY DECIDES. [SLIPCASE. SIGNED]

By: Keller, David H.

Price: $211.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Prime Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35094


FIRST EDITION. #270 OF 400 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY KELLER 8vo, 1/2 cloth, paper spine label; slipcase, slight wear at extremities; Signed by Author View more info

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THE VIRGIN AND THE GYPSY

By: Lawrence, D. H

Price: $234.95

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: (1930)

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 26902


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1st English ed. , advance review copy. 8vo, orig. Brown cloth, spine gilt; light wear, d/j (large chips to spine panel ends - affecting lettering, corners worn). Pub. Review slip inserted. See Roberts A54. View more info

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CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS

By: Leon and Brother

Price: $92.07

Publisher: NY, Leon and Brother: 1885

Seller ID: 17339


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Uncut, stiff wraps. Probably the first catalog of Americn First Editions. Listed by Author, eg Whitman, Walt, Leaves of Grass, 12 poems, folio 1855 $15.00.. View more info

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THE NAKED AND THE DEAD

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $258.45

Publisher: Ny / Toronto, Rinehart and Company, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 26720


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 721 pages; He concentrated on writing and published his first book, The Naked and the Dead, in 1948 at the age of 25. As of 1981, 250,000 copies sold in hard-cover 3,000,000 copies sold in paperback. Translated into 16 different languages. A beautiful copy in DJ with very slight wear to corners, book clean throughout except for lightly penciled dealer's ... View more info

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THE KING OF KOR: OR, SHE'S PROMISE KEPT: A CONTINUATION OF THE GREAT STORY OF "SHE," OF H. RIDER HAGGARD

By: Marshall, Sidney J.

Price: $469.95

Publisher: Wash DC, Marshall, Sidney J.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26239


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, [9]-258, p. incl. front. pages; Original grey cloth covers with purple and red illustration. Minor wear to extremities, corners sharp and contents clean- VG. This volume is a sequel to the novel written by H. Rider Haggard entitled, "Wisdom's Daughter: The Life and Love Story of She-Who-Must- be-Obeyed. " Marshall became ... View more info

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THE CONFIDENCE-MAN: HIS MASQUERADE (CONFIDENCE MAN)

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $3,285.30

Publisher: Dix, Edwards & Co.: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25683


LITERATURE; American Literature; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi, 394 pages; Includes two front and one rear blank leaves. 1st edition. BAL 13670. Original blindstamped brown cloth, modern dark brown leatherette back with gilt stamping, new (white) endpapers. Portion of board edges worn, small light stain front cover. Occasional light stains to text block, library rubbed stamp to lo... View more info

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PLAIN GIRL.

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Methuen & Co,: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21913


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; Plain Girl. (London) : Methuen, (1995). 1st English ed. Sm. 8vo, orig. Black cloth, d/j. Protected in acrylic View more info

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THE NEON WILDERNESS

By: Nelson Algren

Price: $329.00

Publisher: Garden City:, Doubleday,: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35077


286 pages; Inscribed by the author on the FFEP, " For Jack Zara, a major leaguer with a very fast curve, from a local semi-pro, Nelson." . Publisher's cloth binding and original dust jacket. Jacket is soiled, else very good. Jacket 1st ed with list of publisher's fiction titles on back cover. With old acrylic cover. $2.50 sale price is present. Best known for The Man with the Golden Arm, a 1949 novel that won the National Book Award[1] and was adapted as a 1955 f... View more info

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THE BRIDE OF THE INNISFALLEN AND OTHER STORIES

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $892.95

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Co.: (1955)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26546


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Author's important seventh book, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Half bright green cloth & blue and green pattern boards. Book near fine, contents clean, DJ has ''$3.50'' price. Nice clean copy. Brief, lightly penciled bibilographical note on first blank. Two shallow scrapes at bottom left of dust jacket. 1st edition, the ve... View more info

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ARTHUR MILLER: THE BURNING GLASS

By: {miller, Arthur} Huftel, Sheila with An Introduction by J. C. Trewin

Price: $32.85

Publisher: The Citadel Press,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21914


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Protected in acrylic. Perceptive commentary of his plays. Publ 1968 View more info