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VALLEY SONG. Athol Fugard. VALLEY SONG.
New York: Theatre Communications Group, (1996). First edition. A play about the coming of age of a young girl in South Africa. Fine in dust jacket.

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AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE, CAUSE, AND CURE OF THE GOUT: And of Some of the Diseases with Which It Is Connected. John Gardiner. AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE, CAUSE, AND CURE OF THE GOUT: And of Some of the Diseases with Which It Is Connected.
Philadelphia: William Spotswood, 1793. First U.S. edition. Good only in worn leather binding, lacking the free endpapers, pages somewhat age darkened and lightly stained but wholly legible.

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BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE. Leonard Gershe. BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE.
New York: Random House, (1969). First edition. Basis for the film starring Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert and Eileen Heckart. Eillen Heckart won an Academy Award for her supporting role in the film. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near fine with a small bookstore stamp on front pastedown in a bright dust jacket with light soiling and one tiny closed nick on front flap edge.

[Book #29091]       Price: $175.00
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LISTEN! I HEAR A SOFT WIND. Alis Goldate. LISTEN! I HEAR A SOFT WIND.
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, (1976). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the free endpaper in 1976. Very good or better with a touch of rubbing to the bottom of the spine. In a price-clipped dust jacket that has a thin short line of blue offset to the front cover (appears to be a production error), but otherwise has just the barest wear and would be in fine condition.

[Book #50758]       Price: $60.00
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THE BOOK OF VOODOU: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life. Leah Gordon. THE BOOK OF VOODOU: Charms and Rituals to Empower Your Life.
(Hauppauge): Barrons, (2000). First edition. Fine in purple pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #47098]       Price: $50.00
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THE CRANE BAG: And Other Disputed Subjects. Robert Graves. THE CRANE BAG: And Other Disputed Subjects.
London: Cassell, (1969). First edition, and the only edition. Proof copy. Near fine in light green slightly sunned paperwraps with spine creased.

[Book #35373]       Price: $120.00
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NINE STANZAS FROM A TREATY OF HUMAN LEARNING. Fulke Greville, aka Lord Brooke. NINE STANZAS FROM A TREATY OF HUMAN LEARNING.
[San Francisco]: (Albion Press, 2000). First edition thus, originally published circa 1621. Greville was an Elizabethan poet, dramatist, and statesman who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1581 and 1621, when he was raised to the peerage (Wikipedia). One of "Fifty copies printed by hand on an 1862 Albion Press by Wesley B. Tanner, 2000." Small (about 6.5 x 5"), oblong, sewn, printed paperwraps; 16 pages. Fine.

[Book #54604]       Price: $125.00
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DAWN. H. Rider Haggard. DAWN.
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1887. First American edition of Haggard's first novel. There were four U.S. printings of this book in 1887: by Appleton, Harper, Lovell and Munro. Priority unknown. The Appleton edition was also published in two volumes in wraps. This may be a rebound copy although it also may be a publisher's one-volume edition. It has only one title page. There are 8 pages of ads in back. Red cloth spine lettered and ruled in gold; black marbled paper boards. Boards lightly scratched and worn at edges, spine has few tiny tears to ends, otherwise about very good.

[Book #42257]       Price: $500.00
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THE BOOK OF RUTH. Jane Hamilton. THE BOOK OF RUTH.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. First edition of her first book. SIGNED by the author on title page. Name on front endpaper, otherwise fine in dust jacket.

[Book #43663]       Price: $125.00
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THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE. Nathaniel Hawthorne. THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE.
New York: The Caxton Club, No-date. Nine volume set in dark green cloth with red labels on spines. One of 1,000 copies. Includes Twice Told Tales; Mosses from an Old Manse; The Scarlet Letter; The House of the Seven Gables; Grandfather's Chair; A Wonder Book; Tanglewood Tales; The Blithedale Romance and The Marble Faun. A nice, albeit plain, binding, on good paper. Minor cover wear but still very good or better. The nine volumes are numbered sequentially one through nine but as we are not familiar with this particular set of works and there is no indication of how many volumes in total, we're not sure if it's complete.

[Book #33431]       Price: $150.00
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THE HOURS AFTER MIDNIGHT. Joseph Hayes. THE HOURS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
New York: Random House, (1958). First edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED: "To Dr. Allan Berne - Allen with cordial good wishes-----Joseph Hayes 7 Oct. 58". Slight offset on endpaper behind inscription, otherwise fine in dust jacket with a few closed tears, one very small chip and a small skined spot on spine fold.

[Book #41379]       Price: $60.00
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LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS. Lafcadio Hearn, Edward Larocque Tinker. LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. 1924. First edition. One of 150 numbered copies SIGNED by Tinker, who also designed and illustrated the volume. Although Tinker is credited as the author, this work includes the first book appearance of over 30 articles by Hearn. Cloth spine and front edges, with patterned paper boards. The boards show some minor wear on top and bottom Very good with top page edges foxed, front endpaper removed and cloth edges lightly rubbed. Assume issued without dust jacket.

[Book #34446]       Price: $200.00
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"Nobody Ever Dies!" in Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan:. Ernest Hemingway. "Nobody Ever Dies!" in Hearst's International Combined with Cosmopolitan:
(New York: Hearst Magazines Inc. 1939). First edition. March 1939 issue featuring the first appearance of Hemingway's short story, "Nobody Ever Dies!" Very good with a few chips and tears to the edge of the cover, wear to the spine ends, and light soiling on the back, but the inside still bright and in excellent condition.

[Book #51408]       Price: $75.00
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HOUSE OF THIEVES. Kaui Hart Hemmings. HOUSE OF THIEVES.
New York: Penguin Press, 2005. First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, a book of short stories. The first story, "The Minor Wars," was expanded into the novel, THE DESCENDENTS, which was the basis for the Academy Award-winning movie of the same name starring George Clooney. Fine in dust jacket. Both this and THE DESCENDENTS are surprisingly scare.

[Book #50225]       Price: $125.00
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VALUE AND CAPITAL: An Inquiry into Some Fundamental Principles of Economic Theory. J. R. Hicks. VALUE AND CAPITAL: An Inquiry into Some Fundamental Principles of Economic Theory.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939. First edition. Sir John Richard Hicks (1904 - 1989) was one of the most important and influential economists of the twentieth century. In microeconomics, the compensated demand function is referred to as the Hicksian demand function in his honor (Wikipedia). Minor wear to corners, endpapers darkened (due to unavoidable offset from the binding) and just a little foxed. Near fine, lacking the dust jacket. An exceedingly scarce book in the first edition. THE MAN FOR WHOM THE "HICKSIAN DEMAND FUNCTION" IS NAMED.

[Book #54570]       Price: $1,500.00
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RIPLEY'S GAME. Patricia Highsmith. RIPLEY'S GAME.
London: Heinemann, (1974). First UK edition. The book is fine with no discernible wear; in dust jacket with bottom, right corner of front panel torn away and brown on spine toned to blue, as often seen. Otherwise very good.

[Book #53246]       Price: $75.00
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THE DARK WIND. Hillerman Tony. THE DARK WIND.
New York: Harper & Row, 1982. First edition. His second Jim Chee novel. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54777]       Price: $75.00
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ADVERTISING - SELLING: With a Budget Plan. P. G. Hobart, , H. D. Ingalls, F. W. Bond. ADVERTISING - SELLING: With a Budget Plan.
Chicago: The F. W. Bond Company, 1925. First edition. An elaborate advertisement for advertising in general and for direct-mail advertising specifically, with "Presented with the compliments of the F.W. Bond Company"-label on front pastedown. Illustrated with charts, photographs of campaigns and a fold-out photo showing further examples of direct-mail ads. Appears the spine label is gone from the cloth spine, if it had one, and corners are worn, still good or better in rubbed/soiled goldenrod boards.

[Book #52477]       Price: $100.00
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VOYAGE HOME. Sandra Hochman, Louise Bogan. VOYAGE HOME.
(Paris): Two Cities Editions, (1960). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. SIGNED and INSCRIBED on title page, "For Louise Bogan in admiration, Sandra Hochman (with great hopes of meeting you soon - as I have best regards from Claire Gall to give you when I return - in a few weeks- to New York!)." Pages slightly age darkened, minor edge rubbing and very light soiling, otherwise about near fine in blue-and-white, printed paperwraps. A nice association copy. Scarce.

[Book #45607]       Price: $60.00
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THE MARCH FOR CIVIL RIGHTS: The Benjamin Hooks Story. Benjamin L. Hooks, Jerry Guess. THE MARCH FOR CIVIL RIGHTS: The Benjamin Hooks Story.
(Chicago: American Bar Association, 2004). First edition. Written with Guess; foreword by Dennis Archer, the 2003/2004 American Bar Association president. INSCRIBED BY HOOKS on the front free endpaper simply, "Thanks / BWHooks" (not inscribed to anyone). "As leader of the NAACP for 15 years, Benjamin Hooks oversaw the organization's position on affirmative action and federal aid to the poorer neighborhoods of American cities. He particpated in dialogues with the governments of South Africa and in hundreds of domestic issues affecting minorities in the United States" (from the jacket flap). Fine in fine dust jacket with just a touch of minor wear.

[Book #53131]       Price: $100.00
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NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES. George Hopley, Cornell Woolrich. NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1945). First edition. Basis for the 1948 film starring Edward G. Robinson. Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich, better known as Cornell Woolrich, also wrote under the name "William Irish." Very nearly fine in dust jacket with few tiny tears to head of spine, spine ends and corners rubbed, and very faint damp stain to bottom corner rear panel.

[Book #49180]       Price: $400.00
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WOLFWATCHING. Ted Hughes. WOLFWATCHING.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1990). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in gray paperwraps with publisher's letter laid in.

[Book #30867]       Price: $60.00
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ON THE MARGIN. Aldous Huxley. ON THE MARGIN.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1923. First edition. The cloth and spine label near fine with only the barest wear and light offsetting near hinges; in a near fine, unchipped dust jacket with a tiny skinned area on front cover affecting the edge of the letters "R" and "G" in title. Extra spine label tipped in (at rear).

[Book #49558]       Price: $150.00
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MURDER ON SAFARI. Elspeth Huxley. MURDER ON SAFARI.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. First American edition. Very good with minor aging and wear and a small notch at bottom of first 30 pages (about a quarter inch high and an eighth inch wide). Lacking dust jacket but with a new FACSIMILE jacket.

[Book #48096]       Price: $125.00
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THE HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE. John Irving. THE HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE.
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1981). First edition of his fifth novel, SIGNED by Irving. Made into the 1984 film starring Rob Lowe and Jodie Foster. Tiny, very faint spot to front cover otherwise fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54430]       Price: $150.00
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