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At Swim-Two-Birds

New York: Pantheon, 1951. First Printing ("First published 1939" on copyright page, but actually 1951). 8vo: 316pp. Publisher's navy blue cloth spine lettered in yellow, yellow paper-covered boards titled more

635.00 USD

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(917) 969-7418

Is Shakespeare Dead? From My Autobiography

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1909. Purported First Issue (without publisher's note inserted after title page) of Twain's treatment of the controversy over authorship of the Shakespearean plays and poems, without more

215.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Wide Sargasso Sea

London: Andre Deutsch, 1966. First Impression of Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, reconstructing the life of Bertha Cosway, the madwoman of Thornfield Hall. Small 8vo: 190pp. Publisher's more

865.00 USD

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New York, NY
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Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. First Printing of First American Edition (so stated), presenting two of Orwell's best essays, the title piece and The Hanging; one of 4,000 copies printed. more

115.00 USD

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New York, NY
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Stories in Grey

London: T. Werner Laurie, 1911. An exemplary example of "Pain's best general short story collection." (Wilson) 8vo: [8],320,[10, advertisements]pp. Publisher's sea green textured cloth, front and back covers stamped in more

1,265.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Whisky [Whiskey] [Briefcase Breviaries Series]

Near the Cathedral, Garden City [N.Y.]: Henry & Longwell, 1930. Signed Limited Edition of perhaps the earliest modern book on whiskey, which, well ahead of its time, promoted single malt whiskey over blends. "307 copies more

485.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

A Bright Green Field and Other Stories

London: Peter Owen, 1958. Crown 8vo (184 x 120mm): 192pp. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver; illustrated dust jacket (price-clipped) by Eric Patton, printed in blue, more

465.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Doting

London: Hogarth Press, 1952. First Impression of the author's final novel. Small 8vo: [4],252pp. Publisher's aquamarine cloth, spine lettered in gold, top edge stained yellow; Lynton Lamb illustrated dust more

165.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

The Slave of the Lamp [Christian Vellacott]

London: Smith, Elder, 1892. First Edition, complete in 2 volumes. 8vo: [6],276; [6],289,[3]pp. Publisher's smooth pale greenish-blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, upper cover lettered and ornamented in black, more

235.00 USD

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The Midwich Cuckoos [Village of the Damned]

London: Michael Joseph, 1957. Second Impression of Wyndham's "best novel." (Literary Encyclopedia) 8vo (183 x 120mm): 239,[1]pp. Publisher's black finely woven cloth, spine lettered in gold, dust jacket illustrated more

215.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

The Poetry Quartos, Twelve brochures each containing a new poem by an American poet comprising: Monologue for Mothers, The Lovely

New York: Random House, 1929. One of 475 sets of twelve royal octavo chapbooks, designed, illustrated, and printed by Paul Johnston, each being the first appearance of a poem by more

665.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Out of Africa

London: Putnam, 1937. First Edition ("First Published November 1937" on the copyright page), preceding all other English-language editions, including the more common American first printing of 1938, of more

1,235.00 USD

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New York, NY
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Seven Gothic Tales [Out of Africa]

London: Putnam, 1934. The uncommon First British Edition of Isak Dinesen's first book. Thick 8vo: [6],522pp, with full-color frontispiece (repeating dust jacket design) by Rex Whistler. Publisher's cinnamon more

1,865.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Den Afrikanske Farm [Out of Africa]

København [Copenhagen]: Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag, 1937. Text in Danish, translated from the English by the author. Tall, thick 8vo: 383pp. Original pictorial wrappers, title page printed in red and black, edges more

1,865.00 USD

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New York, NY
(917) 969-7418

Uncanny Stories

New York: Macmillan, 1923. 8vo: [8], 362pp, with 21 full-page illustrations (included in the pagination) and numerous smaller illustrations in the text by Jean de Bosschere. Publisher's maroon cloth, more

135.00 USD

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New York, NY
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