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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 copyright page "First Edition 45715", orange endpapers, top edge stained orange; Rear panel portrait by Philippe Halsman, front edges untrimmed, bottom edges trimmed, very light soil to front panel. Spine slightly rolled. Clipped d.j. lightly worn at edges and corners, in protective mylar, clean, tight copy Size: 8 Vo....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  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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