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FILM FLAM. Essays on Hollywood. Larry McMurtry. FILM FLAM. Essays on Hollywood.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1987). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in yellow paperwraps.

[Book #33594]       Price: $150.00
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IN A NARROW GRAVE Essays on Texas. Larry McMurtry. IN A NARROW GRAVE Essays on Texas.
Austin: Encino Press, 1968. First printing, second issue with "skyscrapers" p.105:12 (versus "skycrapers" in the first issue -- reportedly all but 15 of the first issue were destroyed). Very good or better with rubbng to the bottom corners and a very slight spot of fraying to the top of the spine. Front board has been rubbed so that the "M" in "Larry McMurtry," printed in ink on the cover, is a touch faded. Inside clean and crisp. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51828]       Price: $200.00
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A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE: A Profile of William Warren Bradley. John McPhee, , Bill Bradley. A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE: A Profile of William Warren Bradley.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1965). First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's first book. Illustrated with photographs of the future senator in action as "the greatest [basketball] player in the history of the Ivy League." Fine in very good or better dust jacket with two small rubbed tears and spine sunned a bit but not as badly as most.

[Book #54617]       Price: $275.00
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A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE: A Profile of William Warren Bradley. John McPhee. A SENSE OF WHERE YOU ARE: A Profile of William Warren Bradley.
New York: Farrar, Straus, (1965). First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Illustrated with photographs of Bradley in action as "the greatest player in the history of the Ivy League." INSCRIBED BY THE FUTURE SENATOR, "For ---- Thanks. Bill Bradley". Slight lean to signatures at head of spine otherwise bright and near fine; in price-clipped dust jacket with minor professional repair to corners and spine ends (otherwise bright and near fine). INSCRIBED BY BRADLEY.

[Book #54674]       Price: $1,250.00
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DEATH OF A SALESMAN: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem. Arthur Miller. DEATH OF A SALESMAN: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem.
New York [Toronto]: Viking Press (Macmillan Co.), 1949. First Canadian edition. Pulitzer Prize winner for drama and winner of the 1949 Tony Award. One of the best of the 20th century by everyone's account. Very good with light soiling to the cover, spine a little darkened, and edges bumped. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51932]       Price: $150.00
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HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II. Francis Trevelyan Miller. HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II.
Philadelphia: Universal Book and Bible House, (1945). Salesman's Dummy for the first edition of the Armed Services Memorial Edition. The eventual book included 966 pages covering the "complete panorama of the greatest struggle in human history," illustrated with official photographs, maps, records and documents, and included a color plate frontis of Iwo Jima, 1945, the iconic image of the war. This Salesman's Dummy has two "Service Record" pages, a contents page (listing 100 chapters), statements of National leaders, 10 pages of text and 90 photos (on 32 pages). Fine in blue cloth with the barest wear. Scarce. SALESMAN'S DUMMY.

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CATHOLICS. Brian Moore. CATHOLICS.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1972). First edition. "Advance Proof Copy" in light gray paperwraps printed in red on front cover. SIGNED by author on title page. Sunned on spine and edges, small stain on first leaf, otherwise near fine.

[Book #29493]       Price: $125.00
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THE PALETTE KNIFE. Christopher Morley. THE PALETTE KNIFE.
Chelsea, NY: Chocorua Press, 1929. First edition. One of 450 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Six hand-colored illustrations by Rene Gockinga. Near fine with a touch of darkening on hinges, and cover lightly soiled; in a lightly rubbed slipcase.

[Book #27581]       Price: $200.00
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SULA. Toni Morrison. SULA.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1974. First edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's second book. Spine ends a little tender, otherwise a crisp, fine copy in in dust jacket with only a touch of minor shelf wear.

[Book #49301]       Price: $850.00
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THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE. Gloria Naylor. THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1983). First UK edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Tiny nick in rear spine gutter, otherwise fine in dust jacket with tiny closed tear to front spine fold, and short split in front flap with tiny nick at top.

[Book #15869]       Price: $75.00
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SEIZE THE MOMENT: America's Challenge in a One-Superpower World. Richard M. Nixon. SEIZE THE MOMENT: America's Challenge in a One-Superpower World.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992). First edition of Nixon's critically praised assessment of American foreign policy. SIGNED by Nixon and with TYPED LETTER INITIALED AND WITH HOLOGRAPH SALUTATION by Nixon laid in. Letter is on Nixon's personal engraved letterhead from his Woodcliff Lake NJ address, measures 6.75 x 9" and is dated December 23, 1991. To Richard Lyng (1918-2003), who oversaw the government's food programs as an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture under Nixon from 1969 to 1973 and was Ronald Reagan's Agriculture Secretary from 1986 to 1989. Fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY WITH LETTER LAID IN.

[Book #53549]       Price: $450.00
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THE NUCLEAR AGE. Tim O'Brien. THE NUCLEAR AGE.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First edition. SIGNED by the author with a quote on the half-title page, "a pale dwarf moon gives light . . . / Tim O'Brien" Top corners lightly creased where bumped, otherwise near fine in like dust jacket with few tiny, inconspicuous tears including one affecting tip of "U" in title.

[Book #49133]       Price: $60.00
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THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice. O'Connor Sandra Day. THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice.
New York: Random House, (2003). First trade edition. SIGNED by O'Connor. This memoir by the first female Supreme Court Justice explores her approach to the law and the Court as living entities. Illustrated with photos. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #49945]       Price: $175.00
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HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES. Anita O'Day. HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES.
New York: Putnam Sons, (1981). First edition. INSCRIBED on plain bookplate, "To Bill Beverly/ Thanks for the kind words. Love, Anita O'Day 3/4/82." Her autobiography written with George Eells. At the age of twenty-two, O'Day was one of the brightest stars on the music scene but just ten years later she was strung out and broke in a California jail. Fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear. A relatively scarce inscription. INSCRIBED BY O'DAY.

[Book #53609]       Price: $450.00
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HELLBOX. John O'Hara. HELLBOX.
New York: Random House, (1947). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Bob Kriendler -- I'll write them as long as you collect them --- I hope. John O'Hara 11 July 1947." Kriendler was a U.S. Attorney in New York City, and perhaps related to the Kriendlers of the 21 Club. Fine in dust jacket with quarter-inch chip at top of spine (but otherwise near fine). CONTEMPORARY INSCRIPTION.

[Book #46178]       Price: $450.00
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DYNAMO. Eugene O'Neill. DYNAMO.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition. Tiny nick to front endpaper top corner, spine very slightly dulled, still very good or better in dust jacket darkened at spine but otherwise bright and near fine.

[Book #29767]       Price: $50.00
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THE HAIRY APE / ANNA CHRISTIE / THE FIRST MAN. Eugene O'Neill. THE HAIRY APE / ANNA CHRISTIE / THE FIRST MAN.
New York: Boni & Liveright, (1922). First edition. O'Neill won the Pulitzer Prize for ANNA CHRISTIE. Minor rubbing, touch of foxing to page top edges, bit of soiling to bottom page edges, otherwise near fine, lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #47834]       Price: $125.00
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MARCO MILLIONS: A Play. Eugene O'Neill. MARCO MILLIONS: A Play.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First edition. Very good to fine with attractive bookplate on verso of front endpaper; in dust jacket with tiny chips on corners and spine ends and the spine lightly tanned. A nice copy by this four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

[Book #40944]       Price: $125.00
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FOUR POEMS (THREE & ONE). Toby Olson, , illustrator Mary Laird. FOUR POEMS (THREE & ONE).
Mt. Horeb/Driftless: Perishable Press, 1976. First edition. Four poems by Olson illustrated with two drawings by Laird. One of 145 unnumbered and unsigned copies. This copy INSCRIBED, "For Anthony Hecht with all best wishes Toby Olson 10-13-78." Hecht was a Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Laureate. Fine in marbled paper covers without a label. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY.

[Book #53655]       Price: $250.00
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CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY: A Story of Comfort in Desolation. Alan Paton. CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY: A Story of Comfort in Desolation.
Sydney: Australasian Publishing Co. (1948). First Australian edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST NOVEL. Name on front endpaper, stamp of a hotel on both endpapers, and cover showing minor wear, otherwise very good or better in bright price clipped dust jacket with wear and rubbing on edges but still attractive. Scarce issue.

[Book #20393]       Price: $75.00
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BISKRA: and the Oases and Desert of the Zibans, with Information for Travellers. Alfred E. Pease. BISKRA: and the Oases and Desert of the Zibans, with Information for Travellers.
London: Edward Stanford, 1893. First edition. Illustrated with 8 full page photographs and 3 colored maps, including one folding map of "Algeria and Tunis." Gilt stamped green cloth boards. Hinges cracked but holding, otherwise very good with minor wear on corners and spine ends, floral front endpaper over-glued at hinge and loose, and frontis a little loose but pages clean and bright.

[Book #52575]       Price: $200.00
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THE THANATOS SYNDROME. Walker Percy. THE THANATOS SYNDROME.
New York: Farrar Straus, (1987). First edition. One of 250 SIGNED numbered copies. A doctor uncovers a criminal attempt to "improve" behavior patterns through drugs in the water. Fine as issued, without dust jacket in slipcase which is a little faded on edges.

[Book #35528]       Price: $200.00
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JUSTO UCUNDONO: Prince of Japan. Philalethes, John E. Blox. JUSTO UCUNDONO: Prince of Japan.
Baltimore: John Murphy & Co. 1854. First edition. Decoratively blindstamped light brown cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine. Errata sheet tipped in. Ownership signatures of Lillian R. Sappington (front endpaper) and Thomas Sappington, Jr. (head of title page). A good, solid copy with covers fading and spotted and foxing throughout.

[Book #52557]       Price: $100.00
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DIVINI PLATONIS GEMMAE, SIVE ILLUSTRIORES SENTENTIAE, AD EXCOLENDOS MORTALIUM MORES & VITAS RECTE INSTITUENDAS, NICOLAO LIBURNIO VENETO COLLECTAE. Plato. DIVINI PLATONIS GEMMAE, SIVE ILLUSTRIORES SENTENTIAE, AD EXCOLENDOS MORTALIUM MORES & VITAS RECTE INSTITUENDAS, NICOLAO LIBURNIO VENETO COLLECTAE.
Parisiis: Gulielmum Cauellat, 1556. Plato's gems edited by Niccolo Liburnio. 32mo., full vellum; 127 leaves plus single-leaf index. Vellum considerably mottled, gilt spine decoration nearly rubbed away, spine label worn. Text block near fine.

[Book #54922]       Price: $450.00
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NOW, VOYAGER. Olive Higgins Prouty. NOW, VOYAGER.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First edition. One of the author's best-known works. Basis for the Bette Davis movie featuring Claude Rains and Paul Henreid. The dark brown cloth has the barest wear on corners, otherwise bright and fine in dust jacket with a number of small chips and edgewear but no lettering affected and still very good for this title.

[Book #46630]       Price: $400.00
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