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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 tanning to the front and rear inner boards, as is commonly seen with this edition. Light shelf-wear. Owner’s inscription on a free end paper (see image). Overall Very Good copy....
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Margaret Mitchell  Gone With the Wind

Margaret Mitchell

Gone With the Wind

FIRST EDITION, JANUARY 1937 PRINTING. The Macmillan Company, NY, 1938. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good minus. Repaired with a paper and tape. A very early printing of this wonderful classic. Light edge and corner wear. ....
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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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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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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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Westlake, Donald  Good Behavior

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 d....
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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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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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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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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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Varlam Shalamov  Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Varlam Shalamov

Kolyma Stories (First Russian Edition)

Варлам Шаламов Колымские рассказы. Первое издание книги на русском языке, подготовленное без участия, ведома и согласия автора по рукописи, распространявшейся в самиздате. предисл. М. Геллера. Лондон: Overseas publications interchange LTD, 1978. 895 с.....
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