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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 Pantheon Books'. Light gray cloth with black & gold lettering on spine. No blindstamp on rear boards. 592 pages. Top edge stained dark-blue/black White DJ slightly faded and rubbed with sunning to spine and some shelf edge wear and small tiers; $6.95 price with '2/63' date stamp on DJ flap; Spine lightly toned and soiled. Protected in archival mylar ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thomas Wolfe  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 a....
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