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THE MISER'S DAUGHTER: A TALE [CT IN 3 VOLS]

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882)

Price: $469.95

Publisher: London, Cunningham and Mortimer: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31190


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Vii, [i], 296; iv, 291; iv, 311 pages; A triple decker potboiler in three-quarter black morocco, with twenty plates, (spine rubbed, wear to cover edges, scattered foxing to interior). Binding solid. Provenance William Edward Kelly, armorial bookplate. 198 x 120mm. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) produced many historical romances over his sixty-year career as a writer and is considered "the king of the historical... 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

Seller ID: 31864


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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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

Seller ID: 32192


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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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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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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GOOD-BYE, MR. CHIPS

By: James Hilton.

Price: $1,217.30

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31543


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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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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Death in Deep Water

By: Kemprecos, Paul

Price: $31.91

Publisher: N Y, N Y, Doubleday: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30432


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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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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MADAME X

By: McConaughy, J. W.

Price: $84.55

Publisher: Archer Press: [1931]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30633


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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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