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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


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

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CASTLE RICHMOND. A NOVEL.

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $84.55

Publisher: N Y, N Y, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860

Edition: First US Edition


8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi, (7)-474, [6] pages; The text is followed by a 6-page publisher's catalog at rear, but interestingly, tippd onto the front of the catalog is the cancelled title page to Miss Pardoe's, "A Life Struggle", published in New York in 1860 by W. I. Pooley & Co. Bound in publisher's black blind-panelled & decorated cloth. Front flyleaf removed, Ink ownership on both free endpapers. Contents tight, light foxing throughtout. Endpapers up to pa... 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


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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COUSIN HENRY. A NOVEL

By: Trollope, , Anthony

Price: $187.95

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, 1880

Edition: First Edition


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; iv, 355, 8, [8] pages; 1st 1-Volume Edition. 12mo. First published in 2 volumes in 1879, this is the first one-volume edition, published in the following year as part of a set of his works. Ink ownership ffep, front interior hinge cracked, contents tight w/ just occasional scattered soiling. Binding soiled, spine darkened, lt fraying at spine ends View more info

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Death in Deep Water

By: Kemprecos, Paul

Price: $31.91

Publisher: N Y, N Y, Doubleday, 1992

Edition: First Edition


1.3 x 8.2 x 5.6 Inches; 360 pages; 1st ptg. 8vo, orig. Bds. , d/j (light wear). NF View more info

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DREAM NUMBERS. A DOMESTIC NOVEL

By: Anthony Trollope

Price: $112.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers,, [1869]

Edition: First Edition


Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 20-399, 12, [4] pages; With bookplate, stamp on t. P. & table of contents, and spine label residue only markings. Ca. 1869 (publisher's ad date at rear). Believed 1st U. S. Edition. Dampstain at top edge within margin. Binding w/ corners rubbed through, spine sunned, spine ends trimmed, and a few sm ripples on front board. Contents complete with ads, generally clean and VG. Appearance VG. View more info

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FAULKNER'S SNOPES TRILOGY: HAMLET, TOWN, MANSION. [CT FIRSTS IN DJS]

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $1,405.30

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


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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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


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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GOOD-BYE, MR. CHIPS

By: James Hilton.

Price: $1,217.30

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages; First edition, 1st printing with 1934 on title page & June 1934 on copyright page. Book is unmarked and Near Fine with some minor binding offset to front and back pastedowns and conjugate end papers. DJ has moderate sunning to the spine with all printing still quite legible. Scattered shallow chipping to a depth of about 1/8" along DJ edges. Laid in folded program for Delaware premier showing. View more info

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HUNTING SKETCHES

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $84.55

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, 1865

Edition: First Edition


Authors, British; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [4], 115, [1], ads [36] pages; Red cloth along joints separating, wear at spine ends, small spot to front cover, spine is dry, covers and some leaves detached. Marginal inkstain to lower right corner of title and ffep, pencil notation to title (not overlapping printed area) , occasional pencil marginalia to pages. Sadleir #21. Wolff 6781.1st edition in book form, later issue (crediting the Pall Mall Gazette on verso of las... View more info

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IVANHOE; A ROMANCE [1ST ED IN ORIGINAL BOARDS CT IN 3 VOLS]

By: [Scott, Walter, Sir] "the Author Of Waverley," & C.

Price: $1,875.30

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable, 1820 but 1819

Edition: First Edition


8vo 8" - 9" tall; First Edition, Mixed State (First and Second). 8vo, original buff paper-backed boards, printed paper spine label, untrimmed, all half-titles present, publisher's three-page advertisement at rear of Volume III. Spines darkened with wear and some losses, lengthy tears or splits along all joints, labels intact but on Volume I with recent clear tape repairs over portion extending down spine, texts good, partly shaken, several text cracks, brief agi... 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


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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LONDON TRADESMEN

By: Anthony Trollope; Fwd by Michael Sadleir

Price: $140.95

Publisher: N Y, N Y, : Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1927

Edition: First Edition


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xiv, 97 pages; #457 of 530. Numbers 1 to 325 were printed for Britain, and 326 to 500 for the United States. "Printed in Great Britain" is rubber-stamped at the lower edge of the verso. Cloth-backed boards, with "1927" at spine base. "June - 1932" ink ownership ffep. This was written by Trollope as he struggled to hold dying at arms length. There was little profit in his undertaking but rather it was his way of procla... View more info

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MADAME X

By: McConaughy, J. W.

Price: $84.55

Publisher: Archer Press, [1931]

Edition: First Edition


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 247 pages; Large scrape to cloth book cover. DJ with some light paper losses, and wrinkling to front underflap. Contents clean but with normal aging and toning due to cheap paper. Title page with large closed tear. DJ photographed in Broadart acrylic cover acounts for the glare spots.. 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


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