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Theodore Dreiser

The Genius

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. John Lane, New York, 1915. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. First edition, first state with page number on 497. First printing measures 1-3/4'' across top covers. Light shelf wear and rubbing to the cover. Small dark spot on the back panel. Owner’s inscription on the paste-down. Hinges starting. Overall very good, collectible copy. References: McDonald [7], FPAA V IV...
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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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Edith Wharton  Here and Beyond

Edith Wharton

Here and Beyond

Appleton & Company, NY, 1926. TRUE FIRST EDITION. Very Good.8vo.[i-vi] 1-324 [325]-[326] pp. Hard Cover, no dust jacket. Dark blue moire cloth with gilt lettering and designs on spine and front board. First Printing, First State. Issue points: "(1)" below....
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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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Gunter Grass  The Tin Drum

Gunter Grass

The Tin Drum

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Pantheon, New York, 1962. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st American Edition with no stated edition on copyright page or additional printings - just 'English translation 1961, 1962 Pantheo....
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Cormac McCarthy  The Road

Cormac McCarthy

The Road

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, New York, New York, 2006. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Stated “First Edition” on the copyright page. $24.00 dj price is present. Slight shelf-wear to dj . A be....
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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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Vladimir Nabokov  King, Queen, Knave

Vladimir Nabokov

King, Queen, Knave

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. gilt lettered black cloth with embossed spine, xi, 272, (1) pages, first edition so stated on c....
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Sigmund Freud  Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

Sigmund Freud

Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Moffat, Yard and Company, New York, 1916. Hardcover, [i-iv] v-vii [viii-x] [1-2] 3-388 pp. No dust jacket. First Edition in English of Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten (1905). Authorized English Edition, with Introducti....
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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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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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