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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 side of the dust jacket. A few small tears and chips to the extremities. Light shelf wear, faded color to the cover edges; foxing spots on paste-down. Jacket price-clipped. Text is clean. Overall: Very Good First Edition Copy. Protected in archival mylar cover. Nice addition to your collection....
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Faulkner Willliam  The Town

Faulkner Willliam

The Town

Random House, 1957. Hardcover,371pp. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Red cloth binding, gilt/grey titles, top edge stained grey. Stated “First Printing” on the copyright page. First state DJ, dated 5/57, price $3.95 intact. Li....
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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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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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Margaret Mitchell  Gone With the Wind

Margaret Mitchell

Gone With the Wind

FIRST EDITION, NOVEMBER 1938 PRINTING. The Macmillan Company, NY, 1938. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: FAIR- missing dj spine completely. Dj was repaired with a tape (tape removed) . A very early printing of this wonderful c....
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Thomas Wolfe  Look Homeward, Angel

Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward, Angel

FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. No Jacket. Book Condition: Very Good-. No Jacket First Printing with the Scribner seal on the copyright page, and no mention of subsequent printings. The lower case 'g' in "greek" on....
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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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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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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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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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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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