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Image for THE NEWCOMES Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family

THE NEWCOMES Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1900

Order Number: 7839

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to spine ends. Volume VIII only ; 8vo; 806 pages View more info

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SUNRISE WITH SEAMONSTERS Travels & Discoveries 1964 - 1984

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7848

ISBN: 0395382211

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light edgewear. Stamped on front free endpaper; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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MY OTHER LIFE

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 10370

ISBN: 039582527X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ. One corner slightly bumped; SIGNED by author on title page; 8vo; 456 pages View more info

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THE BLACK HOUSE

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7842

ISBN: 0395194008

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Very small closed tear to DJ; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

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MILLROY THE MAGICIAN

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7843

ISBN: 0679402470

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small gap to front hinge ; 8vo; 438 pages View more info

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SUNRISE WITH SEAMONSTERS Travels & Discoveries 1964 - 1984

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17288

ISBN: 0395382211

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 365 pages View more info

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THE OLD PATAGONIAN EXPRESS By Train through the Americas

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cape Cod Scriveners Company: 1979

Order Number: 16966

ISBN: 0395277884

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small Taiwanese label on front free endpaper. Small hole on front free endpaper ; Rare Asian edition, printed on thin, strong paper; 8vo; 404 pages View more info

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SELECT ESSAYS OF ADDISON Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life and Writings

By: Thurber, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1892

Order Number: 7177

Condition: Very Good


Boards darkened and with light fraying to spine heels. Front free endpaper out ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 320, 12 pages View more info

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THE BRIDGE IN THE JUNGLE

By: Traven, B.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4058

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with several very small chips. Endpapers darkened; 8vo; 286 pages View more info

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MURDER ON EMBASSY ROW

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7860

ISBN: 0877955948

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped. Bookplate ; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

Image for A TRAMP ABROAD Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and Other Artists - with Also Three or Four Pictures Made by the Author of This Book, Without Outside Help; in All

A TRAMP ABROAD Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and Other Artists - with Also Three or Four Pictures Made by the Author of This Book, Without Outside Help; in All

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: Abridged Edition

Order Number: 15538

ISBN: 0060144289

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear to DJ; Editor Charles Neider felt that the original work was cluttered with irrelevant or mediocre detail and that an abridged version would revive its popularity. Judge for yourself ; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 14025

ISBN: 039454689X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 355 pages View more info

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FRENCH AND ORIENTAL LOVE IN A HAREM

By: Uchard, Mario

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Falstaff Press: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7870

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to spine ends; Limited Edition # 418 of 1000; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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THE POORHOUSE FAIR

By: Updike, John

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4062

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with one closed tear and chipped at top spine. Spine a bit sunned; Author's first book; 8vo; 185 pages View more info

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PROBLEMS AND OTHER STORIES

By: Updike, John

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1980

Edition: First British Edition

Order Number: 14414

ISBN: 0394507053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & fading to DJ; INSCRIBED by author to front free endpaper. More short fiction from the incomparable Updike, written from 1971-78.; 8vo; 260 pages View more info

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BECH IS BACK

By: Updike, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7531

ISBN: 0394528069

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


3" closed tear to DJ front. Binding slightly loose in a couple of spots. ; The second in the Bech series covers the period from the Vietnam era through the end of the seventies. Stated first edition. Review from the New York Times Book Review of October 17, 1982 laid in. ; 8vo; 195 pages View more info

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RABBIT AT REST

By: Updike, John

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 16230

ISBN: 0394588150

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Foxing to foredge; The fourth and final novel featuring Updike's best known character, Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom. A 2001 novella rounded out the Rabbit stories. ; 8vo; 512 pages View more info

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PROBLEMS AND OTHER STORIES

By: Updike, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16247

ISBN: 0394507053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very slight staining and wear to DJ; More short fiction from the incomparable Updike, written from 1971-78.; 8vo; 260 pages View more info

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RABBIT IS RICH

By: Updike, John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16249

ISBN: 0394520874

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Front endpaper browned from presence of envelope ; The third installment in the adventures of Harry (Rabbit) Angstrom. Stated first edition of this classic of American literature. Articlef from Southern California newspaper7/19/83 laid in with envelope, creating browned area to front free endpaper; 8vo; 467 pages View more info

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RABBIT IS RICH

By: Updike, John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16429

ISBN: 0394520874

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & small closed tears to DJ; The third installment in the adventures of Harry (Rabbit) Angstrom. Stated first edition of this classic of American literature ; 8vo; 467 pages View more info

Image for BEND IN THE RIVER Saltpeter Coast, a Whale is Dead, Cape Horn

BEND IN THE RIVER Saltpeter Coast, a Whale is Dead, Cape Horn

By: Valtin, Jan

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Alliance Book Corporation: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7873

Condition: Near Fine


Spine lettering a bit faded. Endpapers browned; Limited edition # 250 of 300 copies SIGNED by the author in blue ink on bound in page; 8vo; 281 pages View more info

AMERICAN AND BRITISH LITERATURE SINCE 1890

By: Van Doren, Carl; Van Doren Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1925

Order Number: 7876

Condition: Very Good+


Cover lettering faded. Minute tears and rubbing to spine heels ; Student's edition; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

THE UNITED STATES LITERARY GAZETTE VOLUME IV April 1 to October 1, 1826

By: Various

Price: $426.53

Publisher: Boston, Harrison Gray: 1826

Order Number: 12444

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities and spine, with foxing and browning internally, commensurate with age ; On page 30, there is a poem simply entitled 'Song' signed with the initials H. W. L. , an early work of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. There is also a review of 'Last of the Mohicans' contained herein; 8vo; 480 pages View more info

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CECILIA VALDES OR ANGEL'S HILL

By: Villaverde, Cirilo

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7884

ISBN: 0195143949

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ worn along top hinge and with DJ 1' missing to top spine. Spine heels lightly rubbed and with light foxing to front endpaper; 8vo; 546 pages View more info

CANDIDE

By: Voltaire, Jean Francois Marie Arouet De

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1929

Order Number: 11881

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Sticker to front pastedown. Boards sunned and slightly bowed. Binding not tight; Originally published 1759 ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 111 pages View more info

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GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Or Pearls before Swine

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4073

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


White DJ a bit yellowed, especially spine. Bookplate ; 8vo; 217 pages View more info

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GALAPAGOS

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1985

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 17142

ISBN: 0385294166

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Edges a bit browned. A handsome copy! ; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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GOD BLESS YOU, DR. KEVORKIAN

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Seven Stories Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17986

ISBN: 1583220208

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED on front free endpaper by Vonnegut ; 8vo; 79 pages View more info

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JAILBIRD

By: Vonnegut, Kurt

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1979

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 17141

ISBN: 0440054494

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Very faint soiling to DJ; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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AN OCCUPATION FOR GENTLEMEN

By: Warburg, Fredric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1960

Order Number: 7897

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with minimal wear and small chips to spine ends. Front free endpaper out; 8vo; 288 pages View more info