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Original Signed Cabinet Photo of Conjoined African-American Twins Millie and Christine McKoy [aka Millie-Christine], ca 1880s
Brooklyn: Ollivier Studio, N.d. [ca 1880s]. A fine studio image from later in life of the African American conjoined twins, musicians, and dime museum performers Millie and Christine McKoy. The twins, known to contemporaries as Millie-Christine, were born into slavery in North Carolina in 1851 and sold as ten-month-old babies...
[Item #17655]
Price: $1,800.00
 
Original Signed Cabinet Photo of Conjoined African-American Twins Millie and Christine McKoy [aka Millie-Christine], ca 1880s. aka "Millie-Christine", Millie McKOY, Christine.
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Young Edgar Allan Poe [Inscribed and Signed]
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; x,[2],350pp.; portrait frontispiece, head-pieces throughout. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "For Charles R. Green / with deep appreciation of his kindness & interest in my work. Laura Benét." Jacket...
[Item #23986]
Price: $50.00
 
Young Edgar Allan Poe [Inscribed and Signed]. Laura BENÉT, illus George Gillett Whitney.
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Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man (The Early Years) [Inscribed & Signed by the Translator]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; [6],384pp. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "For Tim / with esteem and affection / Denver." Jacket extremities and spine a bit toned, minor dust-soil, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket...
[Item #23947]
Price: $75.00
 
Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man (The Early Years) [Inscribed & Signed by the Translator]. Thomas MANN, trans Denver Lindley.
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Gone to Sanctuary from the Sins of Confusion. Photographs by John S. Kiewit
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1997. First Edition. Quarto. Cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 254pp; illus. Very fine in crisp, unworn jacket; a near-new copy. One of 1,000 cloth-bound copies in the first printing (there was a simultaneous issue of 3000 softcover copies).
[Item #31254]
Price: $45.00
 
Gone to Sanctuary from the Sins of Confusion. Photographs by John S. Kiewit. John S. KIEWIT.
5.

The Judas Tree
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. First Edition. Historical novel telling the story of the 67-day seige of Pittsburgh, "of two hundred women and children pent up behind crumbling mud walls, face to face with starvation, plague and the torture stake - of kilted Highlanders fighting their way through a....
[Item #31251]
Price: $125.00
 
The Judas Tree. Neil H. SWANSON.
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The Great Adam: A Novel
Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1934. First Edition. The author's first novel, "an uncensored presentation of the slow disintegration of the influential banker in a small Idaho town" (COAN, p.48). HANNA 2386. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt on spine and front cover;...
[Item #31249]
Price: $50.00
 
The Great Adam: A Novel. BUSINESS FICTION, George Dixon SNELL III.
7.

Before the Deluge: a Portrait of Berlin in the 1920's
New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; map endpapers; 418pp; illus. A fine, unmarked and unworn copy in a jacket with light signs of use, including a hint of fading at spine and a few brief, closed tears to extremities, Very Good.
[Item #31239]
Price: $20.00
 
Before the Deluge: a Portrait of Berlin in the 1920's. Otto FRIEDRICH.
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Interviews With American Artists
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 387pp; illus. A fine, apparently unread copy in crisp, unworn dustwrapper; Near New.
[Item #31238]
Price: $30.00
 
Interviews With American Artists. David SYLVESTER.
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Time Out Of Mind
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First Edition. Novel set in a ship building community on the Maine coast. Not in HANNA. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine and front cover; dark blue topstain; dustjacket; [8], 462pp. Lower right corner of front...
[Item #31234]
Price: $40.00
 
Time Out Of Mind. Rachel FIELD.
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Winston S. Churchill's Maxims and Reflections
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. First American Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in red decorative dust jacket; 176pp. Jacket extremities a bit shelf worn with a few small chips and short closed tears, none touching text, spine just a hint sunned, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket, rather...
[Item #31233]
Price: $35.00
 
Winston S. Churchill's Maxims and Reflections. Winston S. CHURCHILL, intro Colin Coote, Colin Coote, eds Denzil Batchelor.
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Three
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1966]. First American Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; [8],143pp. Minimal shelf wear to jacket extremities, including tiny closed tear to top edge of upper panel, else Near Fine. Second novel by the British author. GRIER, p. 123 (B**).
[Item #31222]
Price: $30.00
 
Three. Ann QUIN.
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Stormy Road [Signed]
New York: Ives Washburn, Inc. 1934. First Edition. "An unpalatable family of north Alabama mountaineers do some fighting, drinking and wenching in the hills before they pull up roots and move down to a country town. There they mingle almost imperceptibly with the local white trash. The writing in itself...
[Item #31221]
Price: $100.00
 
Stormy Road [Signed]. Thomas ROWAN.
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Grubstake: A Story of Early Mining Days in Nevada Time--1874
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket stamped in black, gilt, and silver, dark grey topstain; [8],360pp. Jacket extremities rubbed and worn with some shallow chipping, the whole uniformly dust-soiled, spine gilt darkened, else Near Fine in About Very Good...
[Item #31216]
Price: $35.00
 
Grubstake: A Story of Early Mining Days in Nevada Time--1874. Mark L. REQUA.
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Maiwa's Revenge; or, The War of the Little Hand
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1888. First Edition. Paper-covered board issue. Small octavo (18.5cm.); original greyish paper-covered boards lettered in brownish red; [8],216pp. Boards quite rubbed, 1-inch loss mid-spine slightly affecting imprint, joints cracked but holding, minor offsetting to endpapers, contemporary Bombay bookseller rubberstamp to front pastedown, else contents very...
[Item #23265]
Price: $35.00
 
Maiwa's Revenge; or, The War of the Little Hand. H. Rider HAGGARD.
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Idiosyncrasy & Technique [...] Inaugurating the Ewing Lectures of the University of California Los Angeles, October 3 and 5, 1956
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1958. First Edition. 12mo (18.75cm.); original decorative blue wrappers, French flaps, white printed wrap-around label; [6],27pp. A hint of cockling from damp, else Near Fine. One of 1000 copies printed. ABBOTT A15.
[Item #21901]
Price: $40.00
 
Idiosyncrasy & Technique [...] Inaugurating the Ewing Lectures of the University of California Los Angeles, October 3 and 5, 1956. Marianne MOORE.
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Darkness At Noon: A Play [...] Based on the novel by Arthur Koestler
New York: Random House, [1951]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original simulated cloth in black and gilt dust jacket, red topstain; [12],117pp.; photographic double-page title page, 3 leaves of photographic plates. General edge wear to jacket extremities, including two short closed tears to top edge of upper panel, one touching a....
[Item #20585]
Price: $35.00
 
Darkness At Noon: A Play [...] Based on the novel by Arthur Koestler. Sidney KINGSLEY, play, Arthur Koestler, novel.
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Plays, Volume III [...] The Killer; Improvisation, or The Shepherd's Chameleon; Maid to Marry
London: John Calder, [1960]. First Thus. Octavo (20.75cm.); original simulated cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; 159pp. Very minor discoloration to upper jacket panel, verso lightly foxed, corners gently bumped, else Very Good or better. The third volume in a series of twelve, published from 1958 to 1979.
[Item #20584]
Price: $35.00
 
Plays, Volume III [...] The Killer; Improvisation, or The Shepherd's Chameleon; Maid to Marry. Eugene IONESCO, trans Donald Watson.
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The Lady with the Bow: The Story of Finnish Women
Helsinki: Otava Publishing Company Ltd, [1990]. First English Language Edition. Quarto (26.5cm.); original cloth in bluish-purple pictorial dust jacket; 167pp.; extensive photographic illus. Minor shelf wear, light dust-soil, gift inscription to half title, else Very Good or better.
[Item #31213]
Price: $35.00
 
The Lady with the Bow: The Story of Finnish Women. trans Michael Wynne-Ellis, Merja MANNINEN, Päivi Setälä.
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Diary by E.B.B.: The Unpublished Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, 1831-1832
Athens: Ohio University Press, 1969. First Edition. Quarto (25.75cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; xlvii,[1],358pp.; frontispiece, 16 plates, including folding map, additional text illus. in rear. Jacket extremities a bit chipped and rubbed with a few short closed tears, spine a bit sunned, old price sticker to front...
[Item #31210]
Price: $25.00
 
Diary by E.B.B.: The Unpublished Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, 1831-1832. Elizabeth Barrett BARRETT, later Browning, psychoanalytical observations Robert Coles, Philip Kelley, eds Ronald Hudson.
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Mile High
New York: Covici-Friede Publishers, 1932. First Edition. The Chicago author's first novel, set among the high society-types in Denver, Colorado, whose energies "are devoted to the more serious pursuits of intensive drinking and love-making" (from the front flap). "Told through the experiences of one man in various amorous situations, a....
[Item #31209]
Price: $350.00
 
Mile High. Paul MATSON.
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A World To Win
New York: Covici Friede, 1935. First Edition. Conroy's uncommon second book, a straight-up proletarian novel extolling the virtues of Soviet-style communism at the nadir of the American Great Depression. A tough book to find in nice condition. HANNA 780. RIDEOUT p.297. BLAKE p.255. Gray cloth boards, lettered in blue on...
[Item #31189]
Price: $250.00
 
A World To Win. Jack CONROY.
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Mr. Weld Retires
New York: Sears Publishing Co. 1933. First Edition. Depression-era novel with a Chicago setting, in which a wealthy businessman, facing unexpected early retirement, finds himself immersed in a community of park-dwelling eccentrics, including demimondaines, political radicals, and a precocious young artist. The park is clearly modeled on Chicago's Washington Square...
[Item #31166]
Price: $300.00
 
Mr. Weld Retires. Arthur D. WELTON.
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[Title from cover] The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Working Class. The Transitional Programme of the Fourth International
London: E. Grant, N.d. (ca 1938). 12mo (18.5cm). Printed card wrappers; 48pp. Minor wear and soil; Very Good. Publisher's imprint (Workers International News) on front cover pasted over with the imprint of the Revolutionary Communist Party, London. With "Printed in England" hand-stamp at lower right, suggesting that this copy was...
[Item #31162]
Price: $40.00
 
[Title from cover] The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Working Class. The Transitional Programme of the Fourth International. Leon TROTSKY.
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The Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy
New York: Macmillan, 1915. First Edition. Large octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; ix, 474pp + (5)pp ads. Cloth scuffed at spine ends and board corners; spine slightly faded; hairline crack to rear hinge (internal); text clean and unmarked -- a solid copy, Good to Very Good...
[Item #31158]
Price: $65.00
 
The Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy. Charles A. BEARD.
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Tagtraumbuch / Day-Dream Book
Stuttgart: Caesar International Art, 1981. First Edition. Small quarto. Gilt-stamped cloth boards with pictorial paste-on; 148pp; chiefly illus. A bright, fine copy; without dustwrapper, as issued. Attractive small monograph on the work of the Austrian surrealist painter and sculptor.
[Item #31156]
Price: $35.00
 
Tagtraumbuch / Day-Dream Book. Helmut KAND.


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