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Westlake, Donald

Good Behavior

Cloth Covered Boards(Slipcase). Special Limited Edition, #851 of 1000 produced exclusively for Neiman-Marcus. 4to, 244 pp. Clean, crisp and tight contents and end pages. Numbered and signed by author. Fresh, black cloth boards with clear, copper-colored decoration and lettering. Matching, cloth-covered slip case in also in as-new condition. Collectible Fiction. Signed by Author. Collectible, Limited Edition. *** (6th Title in the Dortmunder series) *** From the publisher: John Dortmunder's one of the slyest burglars going. But by God, he has bad luck! While fleeing the police during his latest...
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Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes  The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

Robert Ridgway, S. A. Forbes

The Ornithology of Illinois Vol. I

ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Authority Of the State Legislature, 1889. H. W. Rokker, Printer And Binder, Springfield, IL, 1889. Hardcover 520 pages with 32 engraved plates. Vol. 1 only. Green cloth with Eagle design in gold on front cover. Color lithograph fronti....
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Isabel Thompson Hopkins  Christmas at the Beeches

Isabel Thompson Hopkins

Christmas at the Beeches

American Tract Society, [1866] [Isabel Thompson Hopkins]. FIRST EDITION. Very Good. Hard Cover. 18mo. [i-ii] [1]-[4] 5-170 [171-174]. Illustrated with frontispiece. Bound in original cloth . Spine discolored. Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit....
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John Steinbeck  The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

FIRST EDITION, 8TH PRINTING. The Viking Press, NY, NY, 1939. Hardcover. No Jacket. 8th printing. Stated “Eighth Printing, August 1939”. No dust jacket. Top edges stained yellow, all edges trimmed. “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” printed on endpapers. Ta....
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Edgar Allan Poe  The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

Edgar Allan Poe

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in VI Volumes

A. C. ARMSTRONG & SON, NEW YORK, NY, 1884. Set Condition: Very Good. Complete 6 volume set in original gold stamped navy cloth, with an introduction and a memoir by Richard Henry Stoddard. Volume one contains Miscellaneous Poems, The Raven 499 pgs, V....
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Ernest Hemingway  To Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway

To Whom the Bell Tolls

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, Hardcover, No dust jacket. Contains the Scribner’s “A” on the copyright page, indicating this is a TRUE first printing. The book is bound in the original oatmeal-colored cloth. Some tanni....
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James Hopwood Jeans  Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

James Hopwood Jeans

Report on radiation and the quantum-theory

GENUINE FIRST EDITION. The Physical Society of London. The Electrician Printing & Publishing Co., London, 1914. Hardcover, 90 pages. Green cloth. Some shelf-wear and rubbing to extremities. Corners bumped, spine ends worn. Text is clean and bright, bindin....
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J. D. Salinger  Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, Seymour

J. D. Salinger

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, Seymour

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Little, Brown & Co,[1959]. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Stated “First Edition” with the dedication facing the copyright page. Light edge-wear and rubbing; foxing spots on the inner....
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H.G. Wells  The Soul of a Bishop

H.G. Wells

The Soul of a Bishop

Macmillan, New York, 1917. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Very Good. 8vo. Hardcover, no dust jacket. [VIII], 341, Advertisement:[XI]p. Color frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert. Stated: "Set up and electrotyped. Published, September, 1917." on the c....
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John Updike  Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

John Updike

Rabbit Is Rich: Signed

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982. Signed by the author. First Edition C....
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Harris, Joel Chandler  On The Plantation

Harris, Joel Chandler

On The Plantation

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. D. Appleton, New York, 1892. Hardcover, 8vo. [i-xii], [1]-233, [234], 10 pp advertisements. Portrait frontispiece, other illustrations in text. Mustard cloth. Brown-coated end papers. Published April 16, 1892 preced....
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