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Rawhide Rawlins Stories [Inscribed association copy ]

By: Charles M. Russell

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Montana Newspaper Assoc, Great Falls: 1921

Edition: 4th printing

Seller ID: k190113a

Condition: Good.


4th printing, brown printed wrappers, 7-1/2”x11’. With illustrations by the author. Toning at top left and lower right front corners. 1/2” split at lower front hinge, small closed-crack along spine. Interior clean and bright. Inscribed on the title page to Los Angeles gallery owner/impresario Earl Stendahl. “To Earl Stendahl / from “the Russells”. While the inscription may have been written by Russell himself, it may also have been inscribed by Russell’s ... View more info

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Tarzan and the City of Gold

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Tarzana, Burroughs Publishing: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: f18112401

Condition: Near Fine


1st ed. publisher's original blue pebbled cloth with orange titling. "This is the first book to come from ERB, Inc. to have the copyright page clearly marked First Edition, reflecting the author's growing recognition of the value of his books to collectors. (Zeuschner, Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography, 2016. A near fine copy in good dust jacket. A bright, tight, and square copy with just a hint of shelf wear to edges. The only flaw is the page of advertising [... View more info

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Sleepwalk [Limited, signed hardbound edition]

By: John Saul

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Bantam Books [John Saul]: 1990

Edition: 1st ed., limited hardbound ed.

Seller ID: s180315c

Condition: Fine.


1st ed., a special hardcover edition limited to 50 numbered and signed presentation copies designed and bound by the author. 4to, blue cloth, gilt titles. This is copy no. 6, presented to George Christy -- book reviewer for the Hollywood Reporter. This was the thriller-horror author’s thirteenth book. “Borrego, New Mexico. A peaceful little desert town. Except for one thing. Somebody here hates teenagers. Hates them. These troublemakers, these rebels, have to be ... View more info

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Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard. [First published appearance in T.P.'s Weekly, serialized in Vol. 3-4]

By: Joseph Conrad

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Walbrook & Co: 1904

Seller ID: cr0219061


Publisher: London : Walbrook & Co..First thus. 4to, publisher's green cloth, gilt titles. The first appearance of Conrad's most acclaimed novel, ranked 47th on Modern Library’s “100 Best” English-language novels of the 20th century. Serialized in volumes 3 and 4 of T.P.'s Weekly between 29 January and 7 October 1904, prior to its publication in book form by Harper & Brothers on 14 October 1904. The novel was only half complete when the serial began and was signific... View more info

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The Fog Comes

By: Mary Collins

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1941

Edition: First ed.

Inscription: Inscribed by author Collins on ffep.

Seller ID: cr180613a


12mo, decorated blue cloth. First ed; with publisher’s logo and ‘A’ on copyright page. The murder of a Californian woman who indulged in blackmail, and whose murder puts several relatives under suspicion. Very good; a clean, tight copy very lightly cocked; end papers toned; contemporary bookstore seal inside back cover. Inscribed May 17, 1941 on ffep to Edward Crussell, Sacramento bookseller. Dustjacket is good with wear to edges, some nicking and chipping at s... View more info

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PIMPERNEL AND ROSEMARY

By: Orczy, Baroness

Price: $145.00

Publisher: George H. Doran: 1925

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: f18112402

Condition: Very good


1st us edition. George H. Doran, 1925. [With GHD logo below the copyright date.] Red cloth, black lettering. 446 pp. Published in the UK in 1924, Pimpernel and Rosemary is set after the First World War and features Peter Blakeney, a descendant of the Scarlet Pimpernel. The action is mainly set amongst the disaffected Hungarian nobility in Transylvania. Although there are several copies on ABE under the Harper’s imprint that claim to be first American editions, those ... View more info

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Race Rock.

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: Harper & Brothers: 1954

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622a


The author's first novel, published just after he returned from Paris, where he helped found the Paris Review. Very Good-near fine in VG d/w. The book itself is clean, bright and tight; the only interior flaw is a prior owner’s inked signature at top of FFEP. No rubbing or chipping to covers, as often bound, but a thin fade line at top and bottom of spine. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but spine is lightly rubbed at top and bottom with some age-toning. View more info

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Partisans [Advance Review Copy].

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $425.00

Publisher: NY: Viking: 1955

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622b


Partisans [Advance Review Copy]. NY: Viking, 1955. 1st ed.,12mo, blue/beige cloth. His second novel, set in Paris. Featuring communism, street people, and an idealistic American journalist. The novel explores the need for political commitment in the face of poverty and injustice. Advance review copy with publisher’s review slip and author’s photograph laid in. A fine, pristine copy in fine d/w with some very minor edgewear at bottom. Signed by Matthiessen on title ... View more info

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Raditzer.

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY: Viking Press: 1961

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622c


1st ed., 12mo, blue boards, ¼ cloth. Matthiessen’s third novel, a tale of the sea in which a rich young man enlists in the navy and befriends a vicious opportunist. A fine copy; Pristine appearance overall with just a hint of surface wear to boards but a 1” partial separation of front FFEP at top of hinge. Dustjacket has a tiny bit of surface wear on bottom edge. Despite these minor flaws, this book is notoriously prone to wear and this is one of the best copies we ... View more info

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Seal Pool

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: Doubleday: 1972

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622u

Condition: Fine


1st ed., 8vo, illustrated cloth. Matthiessen's first and only children's book, with an ecological theme. Jacket and illustrations by William Pene du Bois. This copy is with the special reinforced library binding, as originally issued. A pristine copy in near fine d/w. The book itself is flawless; the jacket is lightly soiled at edges and is price-clipped. View more info

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Midnight Turning Gray

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: & Ampresand Press/Roger Williams College: 1984

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed.

Seller ID: s180624b


8vo, softbound gray wrappers.A collection of seven short shories, all previously published. A Fine copy with practically no surface wear. Signed on title page. View more info

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A Clark City Press Reader/Spring 1993. "Red and Blue Days / Writings on the American West" [signed copy]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Livingston [Montana]: Clark City Press: 1993

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed.

Seller ID: s180624f

Condition: Fine.


5"x9" stapled wrappers, 34 pp.. Publishers announcement containing selections from forthcoming works, including an excerpt from Matthiessen's anticipated book Red and Blue Days/Writings on the American West. The book was never published, leaving this excerpt as the only published survivor. Fine. View more info

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Some Faces in the Crowd (First Edition, inscribed to Sammy Glick)

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Random House, New York : 1953

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: k190114e

Condition: Near fine


1st ed., 8vo, yellow and black cloth. Inscribed on the verso of the half-title page in March 1954 to Hollywood producer/director/screenwriter Jerry Wald. This is a remarkable association copy because Schulberg acknowledged late in his career that Wald was one of his inspirations for the composite character Sammy Glick in his 1941 novel What Makes Sammy Run. Schulberg adapted his novel, The Harder They Fall for the 1956 Humphrey Bogart classic, co-written with screenwrit... View more info

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Chicago

By: Watkins, Maurine

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1927

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: k180613c


1st ed., 12mo, decorated boards. The first printing of the theatrical play that was the basis for several popular Broadway productions and films about sex, murder, and “Roxie Hart” -- including the 2002 Oscar winning production with Richard Gere and Renee Zellweger. The first volume in Knopf’s ‘Theatre of Today’ series edited by George Jean Nathan. A Very good copy with light rubbing to edges and corners, several small nicks at top and bottom of spine, s... View more info

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The Black Path of Fear

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club: 1944

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: cr180613b


First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very light rubbing to lower corners and a small rectangle of paper/glue residue on ffep possibly from a prior bookplate removal. [1/2”x1”] Dust jacket is fair only; not price-clipped but with significant chipping to edges and corners and 1” closed tear at bottom of spine. View more info