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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 preceded by the London edition published in March the same year. Note: The chapter "Something about Sandy Claus," which apears herein does not appear in the London edition. Reference: Bibliography of American Literature (BAL): 7124. Covers are mildly soiled, rubbed and slightly worn at extremities. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped. Gilt slightl...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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