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(SIGNED EDGAR WALLACE!)The Books Of Bart

By: edgar wallace

Price: $300.00

Publisher: london, ward locke: 1929

Edition: first edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: 92337784

Condition: good plus


marvelous true Edgar Wallace(author of King Kong) 256 page first edition signed by autghor on the half title page from 1929 London publishing. No writinG OR marks etc. View more info

A Gallery of Women (2 volumes)

By: Theodore Dreiser

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000375

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED FIRST EDITION TWO VOLUMES NUMBERED 512 AND AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE OVER NUMBERED PAGE. IN VERY GOOD CLEAN TIGHT HARDCOVERS AND OFFERED AT A GREAT PRICE! View more info

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ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, SRIBNERS: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5000017

Condition: Fine


1950 FINE/VERY GOOD, NEAR FINE CLEAN HARDCOVER ,308 PAGES WITH HEMINGWAY PHOTO ON BACK PANEL,ONLY FORMER OWNER'S BOOKPLATE INSIDE ELSE TIGHT AND SQUARE, JACKET HAS MINOR EDGE WEAR. A NICE COPY FOR ANY BOOK SHELF. View more info

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AN ESSAY ON CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (1778!) VOLTAIRE

By: VOLTAIRE

Price: $300.00

Publisher: edinburgh london, w. gordon and w. creech: 1778

Edition: first

Seller ID: 540923212

Condition: good+


fabulous original leather bound 1778 hardcover from Voltaire(translated from Italian with commentary) on his theorems on crimes and punishment from 1778! In brown calves skin leather in good condition for age . Five raised bands on spine with red title label and gilt ruled along all five bands. Very rare 1778 original printing! View more info

An Essay on Crimes and Punishments

By: Voltaire

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. Gordon and W. Creech: 1778

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000295

Condition: Good


full calf leather binding,five raised bands, red label laid in compartment. A wonderful first of this fabulous work with light wear to case, staining to edges of endpapers only, missing front free endpaper,text block clean, binding tight. View more info

ANTHONY ADVERSE

By: Hervey ALLEN

Price: $25.00

Publisher: FARRAR RINEHART: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000047

Condition: Very Good


1224 PAGE-VERY GOOD NO JACKET CLEAN TIGHT NO MARKS ONLY NAME LABEL INSIDE-VERY LIGHT EDGE WEAR. ATTRACTIVE BOOK View more info

Arms of Krupp

By: William Manchester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 100000273

Condition: Very Good


fine/vg a nice clean copy of this extroadinary 820 page work on the worlds greatest arms maker! View more info

Artic Passage

By: William Hunt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Scribners: 1975

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000222

Condition: Fine


stated first-fine/vg- a very bright clean attractive first printing in very good clean jacket unclipped! View more info

Bethel Merriday

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Doubleday: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 838

Condition: Fine


fine/vg 1940 in near fine clean 390 page hardcover with good unclipped jacket!! A wonderful first from lewis View more info

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Catch 22 (first printng)

By: Joseph Heller

Price: $800.00

Publisher: NEW Jersey, Simon and Schuster: 1961

Seller ID: 100000411

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing in very good clean bright tight square first edition. With price clipped original jacket showing a young Heller.For those who want a better 50 year old first printing book! A true piece of history! View more info

cole:a biographical essay

By: kimball/gill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: new york, holt rinehart winston: 1971

Edition: first

Seller ID: 389903


1971 first edition in very good clean 289 page hardcover loaded with fabulous photos and very good jacket-lights up any book shelf View more info

Disraeli

By: Robert Blake

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, ST. Martins: 1967

Edition: First AMERICAN EDITION

Seller ID: 100000274

Condition: Fine


fine/g a very nice hardcover and jacket. View more info

Education of a General 1880-1939

By: GEORGe C. Marshall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, The Viking Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000327

Condition: Fine


fine/- a bright attractive clean tight hardcover that appears new looking. A wonderful looking first edition! View more info

EINSTEIN A THE LIFE IAND TIMES

By: Clark RONALD

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WORLD: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1000000072

Condition: Fine


FINE/NG-AN EXCELLENT HARDCOVER COPY 718 PAGES -NO MARKS TEARS, NAMES.ETC. View more info

Frank Norris Novels and Essays

By: Frank Norris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000200

Condition: Fine


stated first printing in fine clean hardcover, no jacket -simply new looking inside and out with slip box case cover. -for those who demand the best quality. View more info

Frederick Remington Artist of the Old West

By: Harold mcCracken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000064

Condition: Fine


stated first edition in near fine hardcover and jacket-only tape shadow on inside ffep otherwise clean and bright with over 80 reproductions and 32 in full color! A work of art unto itself! View more info

FRON EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE

By: GEORGe LOWE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ST. Martins Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000052

Condition: Very Good


X-LIBRARY FIRST EDITION IN ATTRACTIVE DUST WRAPPER 218 PAGES-THAT BESTS ANY PAPERBACK View more info

George Catlin and the Old Frontier

By: Harold mcCracken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: DIAL PRESS: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000068

Condition: Fine


stated first edition in fine clean hardcover and jacket protected by mylar sleeve-contains 36 paintings and 136 black and whites- awork of art in itself! View more info

HOPES AND DREAMS THE STORY OF BARACK OBAMA

By: Steve Dougherty

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, BLACK DOG AND LEVENTHAL: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000254

Condition: Fine


F/F - first edition hardcover-PROTECTED IN MYLAR COVER A PIECE OF HISTORY! View more info

James Boswell the early Years 1740-1769

By: Frederick A. Pottle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Mcgraw Hill: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000225

Condition: Fine


fine/fine/ stated first, fine clean unmarked bright hardcover and jacket-the best to be found! 606 pages View more info

Knights of the Black Cross

By: Joseph V. Mizrahi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: California, Sentry Books: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 100000262

Condition: Fine


bright clean near fine hardcover with outstanding photos. The planes and the aces who flew them are totally fascinating. View more info

LAWRENCE & OPPENHEIMER

By: NuEL PHARR DAVIS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 100000249

Condition: Fine


FINE/VG+ SUPERB 1968 HARDCOVER AND JACKET 384 PAGES THAT SURE BEATS A PAPERBACK! View more info

LiVES OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS VOL. II

By: J. FENIMORE COOPER

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, CARNEY AND HART: 1846

Edition: FIRST

Seller ID: 100000394

Condition: Very Good


A VERY GOOD PLUS HARDCOVER WITH GILT SYMBOLS AND DARK CLOTHE HARDCOVER. 246 PAGES WITH VERY LITTLE FOXING THROUGH OUT. AN ATTRACTIVE BOOK FOR IT'S AGE AND AN EARLY INTRINSIC WORK ON OUR COUNTRY'S NAVAL HISTORY! View more info

MAcARTHUR ON WAR

By: Frank C. WALDROP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DUELL SLOAN: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000265

Condition: Very Good


VERU GOOD TIGHT HARDCOVER,420 PAGES, LOADED WITH MACARTHUR'S TAKE ON WAR. View more info

Mission Escape

By: Sydney Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DAVID MCKAY: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000245

Condition: Fine


stated first american edition in superb fine clean hardcover and jacket 236 pages book looks new View more info

Monsieur Vincent

By: Henri Daniel Rops

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hawthorn: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000060

Condition: Very Good


gg/vg-x-library nice clean tight interrior-better than a paperback-stated first printing View more info

OSCAR WILDE HIS LIfE AND CONFESSIONS (2 VOLUMES

By: Frank HARRIS

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, AuTHOR PUBLISHED: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000378

Condition: Very Good


MARVELOUS 1918 TWO VOLUME hardcovers in very good clean condition first printings! WOW View more info

Personal MEMOIRS OF U.S. GRANT

By: grant

Price: $400.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Webster: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1435

Condition: Fine


1885 first printing two volume set in rare sheepskin bindings with rare blue and red labels on the spine tooled in gold. All pages clean with fairly tight binding for 130 year old books! Decorate marbled endpages with all page edges marbled also. All plates and diagrams with Grant's letter and facsimile signature. This is a real wow for any collector! View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: U.s. Grant

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Webster: 1885

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000433

Condition: Very Good


Near fine clean bright condition 130 year old books.PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U.S.GRANT. New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., Very Good Originals! 1885, 1886) 2 volumes. First printing edition of both volumes in original beautiful bindings with leather gilt trimmed . With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis portraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Fine clean interrior. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile.An unusually well preserved set in very good condition for 130 year old books! An important historical memoir of the Civil War! View more info

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant 2 Volumes first edition 1885

By: U.s. Grant

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Webster: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000334

Condition: Very Good


1885 Volume I & Volume II two volume first printing set in original first issue set. . First volume is original calf skin with blue and red labels on spine. Near fine clean interrior and text. Marbled endpapers with Grant's dedication and signature on prelim.This would light up any Civil war book shelf! Published by Charles L. Webster & Company 1885 & 1886 Vol I 584 pages, Vol II: 647 pages 8vo, with gilt lettering & emblem on spine, flocked end papers, Fold-out letter intact & in very good condition, contains numerous drawings. Both volumes clean & tight, square, with firm binding. View more info