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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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Wide Sargasso Sea

London: Andre Deutsch, 1966. First Impression of Rhys's prequel to Charlotte BrontŰ'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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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Den Afrikanske Farm [Out of Africa]

K°benhavn [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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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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Baby Doll

London: Secker & Warburg, 1957. First Impression of the script for Williams's first original screenplay. Small 8vo: 140pp, with black-and-white stills from the film. Publisher's scarlet V cloth, spine lettered more

165.00 USD

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The Body Snatchers [wraparound band]

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1955. First Impression (no further printings noted), with the uncommon promotional wraparound band, "The Star Thriller of the Month." Small 8vo: 192pp. Publisher's scarlet cloth, spine more

2,650.00 USD

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Gracie Allen Murder Case, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Printing (with "A" and publisher's seal on copyright page). 8vo: 227,[7]pp. Publisher's canary yellow cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in black,fore-edge untrimmed, typographic more

235.00 USD

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[The Possessed] Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of The Life of a Great Sinner

London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, Paradise Road, Richmond, 1922. First appearance in English translation (by S. S. Koteliansky and Virginia Woolf) of the suppressed chapter from Dostoevsky's The Possessed. Crown 8vo: 169,[1],6(publisher's advertisements)pp. First-issue more

365.00 USD

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[Erotica] Passions' Evil

Paris: Olympia Press, 1953. English translation, by Austryn Wainhouse, of Gamiani, ou Deux Nuits d'excŔs, an erotic French novel, issued in a limited edition of 750, this copy unnumbered more

835.00 USD

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