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The Catcher in the Rye

By: J.d. Salinger

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000412

Condition: Very Good


Stated august (7th) printing of the first edition original 1951 year 277 page hardcover.This was published one month after the first printing! This is a very clean unmarked book with bright attractive boards for age. No names ,writing,labels etc., and not a book club or other variant. Great price for this first year publishing especially in fine condition and great alternative to extremely expensive first edition. Comes with facsimile jacket to protect the book. AN ORI... View more info

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

By: J.d. Salinger

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1951

Edition: FIRST

Seller ID: 100000402

Condition: Fine


First edition first 1st edition tenth (14th) printing stated from 1951 in clean unmarked tightly bound, square 277 page hardcover with the gilt lettering on spine . This is a very rare printing hardcover(same boook as first printing) that would light up any book shelf! View more info

The Electress Sophia and the Hanoverian Succession

By: Adolphus William Ward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Goupil: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000374

Condition: Very Good


Full leather bound large hardcover with wonderful plates tooled in compartment spine all page clean great price View more info

The Encomparable Crime

By: Roger Manvell/heinrich Fraenkel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, G.p. Putnam's Sons: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000228

Condition: Fine


fine/fine a bright clean hardcover and unclipped jacket 337 pages-looks unread View more info

The First Battle, the Story of the Campaign of 1896

By: William J. Bryant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Conkey: 1896

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000414

Condition: Very Good


very good/-, a very good clean 3/4 leahter 629 page hardcover with marbled page edges and raised bands tooled in compartment ofn spine. View more info

THE FORRESTAL DIARIES

By: Walter MILLIS

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VIKING: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000045

Condition: Fine


NEAR FINE /NEAR FINE-MARVELOUS COMPENDIUM IN VERY ATTRACTIVE HARDCOVER AND JACKET.NO MARKS ONLY NAME ON PRELIM View more info

THE FORTRESS

By: Robert PAYNE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Simon and Schuster: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000243

Condition: Very Good


A VERY CLEAN TIGHT HARDCOVER WITH UNCLIPPED JACKET FIRST PRINTING WITH ENDPAPER MAPS OF FORTRESS AND ST. PETERSBURG View more info

The Fourth Corner

By: Lelah Jackson Edson

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Cox Brothers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000395

Condition: Fine


1951 SIGNED BY AUTHOR EDSON AND NUMBER 1777 HARDCOVER FIRST PRINTING IN FINE HARDCOVER WITH VERY GOOD JACKET. ENDPAPER MAPS OF BRTISH COLUMBIAN AND NORTH WASHINGTON STATE. A SPENDID SIGNED COPY. View more info

THE JESUITS: A HISTORY

By: christOPHER HOLLIS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, MacMillan: 1968

Edition: First AMERICAN EDITION

Seller ID: 100000244

Condition: Fine


FINE/VG. A BRIGHT CLEAN TIGHT HARDCIOVER AND GOOD JACKET . BOOK LOOKS NEW 284 PAGES. View more info

THE JOY OF COOKING

By: IRMA S. ROMBAUER

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, BoBBS MERRILL: 1946

Edition: Fourth

Seller ID: 100000271

Condition: Very Good


A WONDERFUL 1946 EARLY PRINTING, 894 PAGES, IN RARELLY FOUND CLEAN HARDCOVER. THIS IS THE BIBLE OF COOKING AND LIGHTS UP ANY CHEF'S BOOK SHELF. View more info

The Killer Angels

By: Shaara

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Mckay: 1974

Seller ID: 5000021

Condition: Very Good


1974 second printing of the first edition in very good clean tigh hardcover and unclipped jacket with 8.95 price. The original 1974 book at a great price! View more info

THE KILLER ANGELS

By: Shaara,MICHAEL

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Mckay: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000399

Condition: Fine


HARDCOVER GOOD STATED FIFTH PRINTING OF THE FIRSTEDITION ORIGINAL YEAR PRINTG. WITH MAP OF GETTYSBURG AND NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS. WITH VERY GOOD PLUS JACKET UNCLIPPED WITH SHAARA PHOTO ON BACK!. A NICE ALTERNATIVE TO PAPERBACKS OF LATER PRINTINGS. A true piece of history! View more info

The Killer Angels: A Novel of the Civil War.

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Mckay: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 317

Condition: Very Good


1974 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER SECOND PRINTING WITH FIRST EDITION JACKET-VERY RARE FIRST EDITION IN GOOD plus CONDITION . AN ARRRACTIVE EARLY PRINTING View more info

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The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony Including Public Addresses,her Own Letters,and Many from Her Contemporaries During Fifty Years

By: IDA Husted Harper

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Indianapolis and Kansas City, Bowen-merrill: 1899

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000363

Condition: Very Good


This is the 1899,1898 first printing in two volumes on the life of Susan B. Anthony by here dear and close friend Ida Huster. Both volumes are illustrated with portraits, pictures and homes,etc. A story of the evolution of the status of women they are in very clean solid tight unmarked hardcover with deckeld edges and gilt(gold) to the top pages. There is a gold medallion of Susan b. Anthony on each volume-GREEN BOARDS -1070 pages total. For 112 year old books they are ... View more info

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JOSIAH WEDGWOOD from His Private Correspondence and Family Papers

By: Eliza METEYARD

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1865

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000428

Condition: Very Good


superb two volume 1865 editions both in very good clean hardcovers with numerous illustrations. The most complete definitive compedium of this renown potter. Perhaps the best two volume set to be had with tight binding with gilt inlays and very clean pages for both volumes. A collector's dream. View more info

The Long Winter

By: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Harper: 1940

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000370

Condition: Very Good


Rare! stated first edition with correct letter code I-P for this publisher. Tan boards with brown and blue lettering on spine. Goodplus clean tight bright condition original first printing of this fabulous story with color frontis and decorated blue endpapers.Cover has light edge wear. All those great illustrations are present throught out the 325 pages of the book. Overall an attractive copy. This s a real rare find, especially in this condition,for any buyer and woul... View more info

THE MONK OF THE WORLD

By: Walter DIRKS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DAVID MCKAY: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000039

Condition: Fine


BRIGHT CLEAN HARDCOVER AND JACKET,235 PAGES, HISTORY AND ORDERS OF MONKS. View more info

The New History of Count Zosimus Sometime Advocate of the Treafury of the Roamn Empire

By: Printed for Joseph Hindmarsh

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Hindmarsh Bookfeller: 1684

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000372

Condition: Very Good


1684 publishing with the notes of the Oxford edition in six books to whicjh is prefixed Leunclaviu's Apology of the author. In exceptional 416 page gilt edged hardcover rebound(19th century) in 3/4 red leather with five raised bands on spine tooled in compartment and new endpapers. An extremely well preserved 400 year old work offered at a great price! View more info

The Nineteen

By: A. Fadeyev

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1929

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000407

Condition: Very Good


stated first printing-in very good clean 293 page 1929 hardcover with rare very good original jacket-great price View more info

THE PADEREWSKI PAPERS

By: IGNACE JAN PADEREWSKI

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000048

Condition: Fine


FINE/FINE- A QUALITY 405 PAGE HARDCOVER AND JACKET-LIGHT TANNING TO PAGES-JACKET LIGHT EDGE WEAR CHIPPING-OVERALL A VERY NICE ATTRACTIVE BOOK. View more info

The Path to Power

By: Margaret Thatcher

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Harper Collins: 1995

Seller ID: 100000344

Condition: As New


SIGNED fine(AS NEW) clean bright hardcover and fine jacket mylar protected. Signed by Margaret Thatcher on book plate laid in featuring the London Tower. A wonderful clollectable in pristine condition signed treasure . View more info

The Path to Power

By: Margaret Thatcher

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Harper Collins: 1995

Seller ID: 100000345

Condition: Fine


Signed Autographed copy by Margaret Thatcher on a London Tower book plate laid in on half title page. In fine clean bright attractive 656 page hardcover (light rubbing to label on spine else near new). Comes with silken page holder. A very nice Signed copy from this extraordinary woman! View more info

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THE PATH TO POWER(SIGNED MARGARET THATCHER!)

By: MARGARET THATCHER

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, HARPER COLLINS: 1995

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 7789654

Condition: FINE


FINE CLEAN656 PAGE HARDCOVER WITH FINE MYLAR PROTECTED JACKET INCLUDE TIPPED IN SIGNATURE BOOK PLATE SIGNED BY MARGARET THATCHER IN BOLD BLUE PEN. A TRUE TREASURE OF ENGLISH HISTORY! View more info

The Service the Memories of General Reinhard Gehlen

By: Reinhard Gehlen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, WORLD: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000236

Condition: Fine


stated first-fine/fine a superb quality 386 page hardcover and jacket endpaper maps, 386 pages View more info

THEODORE REX

By: EdmUND MORRIS

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, RANADOM: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000248

Condition: Fine


FINE/FINE A SUPERB QUALITY UNREAD LIKE NEW HARDCOVER AND JACKET! View more info

through the looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Lewis Carroll

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 925

Condition: Good


1911 original hardcover all Tenniel drawings-hard to fine in original case! red hardcover in very good condition for age! with all page edges gilt and gilt stamped boards, great price. View more info

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: HARPER LEE

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Lippincott: 1960

Seller ID: 100000290

Condition: Very Good


Stated seventh printing in clean good+ hardcover and clean bright jacket price clipped! . This was printed shortly after first printng and not as costly and exactly the same first printing book! Not a book club or other variant. A piece of history that will light up any book shelf! View more info

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: HARPER LEE

Price: $395.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Lippincott: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000439

Condition: Very Good


Only months after the first edition this is the stated 9th printing in very good clean unmarked 296 page hardcover. Not a book club or other variant but the real 1960 publishing.AN ORIGINAL PIECE OF HISTORY! View more info

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: HARPER LEE

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Lippincott: 1960

Seller ID: 100000331

Condition: Very Good


True first year printng! (6th) The most important theme of To Kill a Mockingbird is the book's exploration of the moral nature of human beings-that is, whether people are essentially good or essentially evil. The novel approaches this question by dramatizing Scout and Jem's transition from a perspective of childhood innocence, in which they assume that people are good because they have never seen evil, to a more adult perspective, in which they have confronted evil and m... View more info

To Kill a Mockingbird

By: HARPER LEE

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Lippincott: 1960

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000441

Condition: Very Good


Fabulous Hardcover -1960 12TH printing of the first edition(stated) with very good unclipped original jacket(has all issue points). Hardcover is in fine clean tight condition -no marks,writing,etc., looks new! With very good condition jacket ,$3.95 price,which is in mylar protected slip cover. A very rare EARLYprintng found in even rarer quality condition. Almost exactly like first printing! View more info