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Of Time and the River

Thomas Wolfe

Of Time and the River

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hard Cover. Copyright page: ‘A’ and Scribners seal. Publisher's black cloth, stamped in green, gilt and blind; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with a wave theme in dark green and black to the front panel and spine. Near fine book, with some light wear to the extremities and minor rubbing to the spine; in the original, price clipped, dust jacket, with wear and chipping to the extremities, 1/4 inch losses to the spine ends, minor chipping and closed tears to the edges. Overall Very good/Very good copy. All items are g...
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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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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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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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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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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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Theodore Dreiser  The Genius

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 rubb....
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Ernest Hemingwa  A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingwa

A Farewell to Arms

Charles Schribner's Sons, New York, 1953. Hardcover. Clean boards. No writing. Tight and square binding. Dust jacket is NOT clipped ($3.00) , small scuffs and small chips on edges. Text clean and crisp. Spine lightly toned. Overall: very nice copy.
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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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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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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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