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A comprehensive collection of nearly 160 volumes - first English, American, and variant editions with important bibliographic works

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $8,500.00

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: cr180315q


A comprehensive collection of nearly 160 volumes - first English, American, and variant editions with important bibliographic works, most in very good to fine condition; many in dustjacket. The personal collection of Sacramento bookseller Edward H. Crussell (1875-1944). a charter member of The Kipling Society (UK) and one of the founders of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club. The collection has been kept virtually intact since his death in 1944; Included is a 3x5 card... View more info

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Under the 1st ed. Wall. First State Review Copy with Publisher’s Errata Laid In. [Signed]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $525.00

Publisher: NY: Viking, (1962). : 1962

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622f


1st ed., 8vo black cloth. His third book of nonfiction, recounting the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea to study one of the last stone-age tribes on the planet, which had been entirely free from contact with Westerners or the artifacts of industrial society. The book exists in three states. This first printing was withdrawn by the publisher prior to publication because the inset pages of photographs were bound in the wrong place and contrary to the Table of Con... View more info

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Under the 1st ed. Wall. 1st issue, second state. [Signed]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $90.00

Publisher: NY: Viking: 1962

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622g


1st ed., first issue, second state,. 8vo black cloth. His third book of nonfiction, recounting the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea to study one of the last stone-age tribes on the planet, which had been entirely free from contact with Westerners or the artifacts of industrial society. The book exists in three states. This first printing was withdrawn by the publisher prior to publication because the inset pages of photographs were bound in the wrong place and ... View more info

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Snow Leopard, The [Franklin Mint edition, signed]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $3,225.00

Publisher: Franklin Mint: 1978

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed on title page.

Seller ID: s180622x


Full morocco binding, gilt and embossed. Published several days before the trade issue, this is the true first edition. Issued as a limited edition only to members of the First Edition Society, but the number of copies printed is unknown. A fine, pristine copy, with the 8-page ‘Publisher’s Notes’ pamphlet laid in. Signed after publication by Matthiessen on the half-title page. Signed copies of this edition are quite scarce. View more info

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Ars Asiatica, XII : Les Collections Archeologiques du Musee National de Bangkok

By: [Coedes, George]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Les editions G. Van Oest: 1928

Seller ID: k1707122


1st ed., folio, sewn paper wrappers; partially uncut. 36 pages of text in French, followed by 60 heliotype plates, most with multiple photographs. One of a series of monographs on Asian art in world museums. This volume on Thai statuary and artworks. Opposite each plate are commentaries corresponding to the plates. Condition: Good; text block and plates are fine - clean and tight with no defects. Covers are very lightly rubbed at edges and corners with several small ni... View more info

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Ars Asiatica, XVI : Les Collections Khmeres du Musee Albert Sarraut a Phnom-Penh.

By: [Groslier, George]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Les editions G. Van Oest: 1931

Seller ID: k1707121


1st ed., folio, sewn paper wrappers. 172 pp. 24 pages of text in French, followed by 50 heliotype plates, most with multiple photographs. One of a series of monographs on Asian art in world museums. This volume on Khmer artworks. Opposite each plate are commentaries corresponding to the plates. Condition: Fair; text block and plates are very good - clean and tight with no noticeable defects. Covers are rubbed at edges and corners with large chips at top and bottom of ... View more info