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Image for A Bowl of "Punch" or, Selections from the London Charivari. With illustrations by Leech and others.

A Bowl of "Punch" or, Selections from the London Charivari. With illustrations by Leech and others.

By: N/A

Price: $260.00

Publisher: Philadelphia; New York, G. B. Zieber & Co; Burgess Stringer & Co: 1844

Seller ID: 4515

Condition: Very Good


Quarter brown morocco. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Gilt particular to spine. Very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. View more info

After The Fall

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1964

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2598

Condition: Very Good


New York: Viking Press. Very Good. 1964. Hardcover. Publisher's slipcase, slightly worn. Gilt-stamped salmon linen; red spine lettered in gilt. Top edge red-dye stained. Autographed first edition, limited to 500 copies for private distribution. Character "Maggie" thought to be based upon Miller's ex-wife Marilyn Monroe.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 129 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

By: Charles W. Chesnutt

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4314

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt title and darker red motif to cover & spine by B.W.T.. Tear to head of spine (see image). Black and white hors texte plates. December 25th, 1899 owner's name to front fly, otherwise, very nice, clean copy. 323 pp First Edition. View more info

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Wild Scenes on the Frontiers; or, Heroes of the West.

By: Emerson Bennett

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Hamelin & Co.: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4423


Embossed blue pebbled cloth. Bumps to corners; wear to spine. Owners' names in pencil to front fly & in ink to front pastedown & top page ends. A few gatherings standing a little proud nonetheless an exceptional copy of a genuinely scarce title. View more info

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Dreams & Derisions

By: John Burke [Ralph Pulitzer]

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Pynson Printers Inc.: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4436

Condition: Fine


number 32 of only 200 copies. Quarter brown morocco over marbled boards. Signed by Rockwell Kent. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. First Edition. View more info

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Hag's Nook with Harper Mystery Certificate

By: John Dickson Carr

Price: $230.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2364

Condition: Very Good


New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition with "B-H" (February 1933). Black cloth. Tipped in "Harper Sealed Mystery Certificate". First Dr. Gideon Fell mystery of the series. Nice clean copy in good condition without previous owner's names or other markings. ; 8vo; 291 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Narratives of Indian Captivities A Short Biography of John Leeth with an Account of his Life among the Indians

Narratives of Indian Captivities A Short Biography of John Leeth with an Account of his Life among the Indians

By: John Leeth, intro. Reuben Gold Thwaites

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Burrows Brothers Company: 1904

Seller ID: 4347

Condition: Very Good


#130 of only 267 copies. Oxblood cloth, gilt particulars to front and spine. Top edged gilt, others deckle. Very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. View more info

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Lovey Childs A Philadelphian's Story

By: John O'Hara

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4441

Condition: Fine


#161 of only 200 copies. Signed by author. Full ivory cloth. Yellow slipcase in good condition. Gilt particular to spine and front cover. Mustard end papers and boards. Green top edge, others deckled. Nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or markings. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Timequake, First, Limited, Signed within Caricature.

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2594

Condition: Very Good


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. In slipcase. Light blue cloth; Signed by author on limitation page. Limited to 250 signed copies of which this is number 50. A nice, clean copy without wear or previous owner's name or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2595

Condition: Very Good


Norwalk: Easton Press. Very Good. 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is no. 532. An as new copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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The House in the Wood and Other Tales

By: The Brothers Grimm

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: c. 1800s

Seller ID: 3733

Condition: Very Good


New York: George Routledge and Sons. Very Good. c. 1800s. Hardcover. Red cloth boards with black embossed decorative flowers and gilt particulars to spine, inlay pictorial of little girl to front cover. Chromolithographed frontispiece; wood-engraved illustrations, previous owner name to front free endpaper, 128 pp.; Grimm's Fairy Library; Vol. 6; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Of Time and the River

By: Thomas Wolfe

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2612

Condition: Fine


Norwalk: Easton Press. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. As new copy in full leather. Gilt decor to covers and spine. All edges gilt. No previous owner's name or bookplate.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 912 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Web and The Rock

By: Thomas Wolfe

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2613

Condition: Fine


Norwalk: Easton Press. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. As new copy in full leather. Gilt decor to covers and spine. All edges gilt. No previous owner's name or bookplate.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 695 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info