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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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A BETTER WAY TO MAKE MONEY: A Simple and Practical Plan of Investing and Trading in the Stock and Grain Markets. Burton H. Pugh. A BETTER WAY TO MAKE MONEY: A Simple and Practical Plan of Investing and Trading in the Stock and Grain Markets.
New York: Ronald Press Co. (1939). First edition. Inner hinges darkened (from binding glue) and few small stains to endpapers, otherwise near fine with only minor shelf wear. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #54406]       Price: $125.00
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TALES AND TRADITIONS OF HUNGARY. Theresa Pulszky. TALES AND TRADITIONS OF HUNGARY.
New York: Redfield, 1852. First U.S. edition, with portrait of the author and essay, "The Tradition of the Hungarian Race" not in the London edition according to the author's dedication note. Includes twenty Hungarian myths and legends, from "The Baron's Daughter" to "The Hungarian Outlaws." 345pp plus prelims and ads. Light brown cloth boards with blindstamped border design to boards, gilt floral and lettered spine, and gilt shield. Boards aged and with minor wear and a few spots, otherwise very good. Scarce.

[Book #52568]       Price: $450.00
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THE ROMAN HAT MYSTERY: A Problem in Deduction. Ellery Queen. THE ROMAN HAT MYSTERY: A Problem in Deduction.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1979. First trade edition of the special Golden Anniversary edition with new introduction by the author. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Lacking slipcase.

[Book #49625]       Price: $50.00
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STRANGER AND ALONE. J. Saunders Redding. STRANGER AND ALONE.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1950). First edition. The front of the dust jacket proclaims this black author's only novel as "the story of a man who betrayed his own people." Covers and page edges slightly foxed, otherwise fine in a bright dust jacket with subtle foxing to rear panel and two closed tears in upper front panel (barely visible).

[Book #23706]       Price: $50.00
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THE SWING MUSIC MURDER. Harlan Reed. THE SWING MUSIC MURDER.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. 1938. First edition. "Here is a new tempo in murder mystery. Murder is practically set to music!" His second book featuring detective Dan Jordan (the only two books he wrote). Spine and edges toned otherwise would be near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with edges rubbed, few tiny nicks and tears, and rubbing to few letters on rear panel (still readable).

[Book #54786]       Price: $200.00
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BEAUTY'S PUNISHMENT: The Further Erotic Adventures of Sleeping Beauty. Anne Rice, As A. N. Roquelaure. BEAUTY'S PUNISHMENT: The Further Erotic Adventures of Sleeping Beauty.
New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc. (1984). First edition. Fine in dust jacket with the barest wear.

[Book #50280]       Price: $150.00
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THE PHILOSOPHY OF LOYALTY. Josiah Royce. THE PHILOSOPHY OF LOYALTY.
New York: Macmillan Co. 1908. First edition. Royce sets out his moral philosophies. Derived from lectures delivered at Harvard, Yale, et al, in 1906 and 1907. Light wear to spine ends otherwise near fine.

[Book #54912]       Price: $125.00
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THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Rev. Michael Schlatter, Rev. H. Harbaugh. THE LIFE OF REV. MICHAEL SCHLATTER: With a Full Account of his Travels and Labors among The Germans in Pennslvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1857. First edition. Howes H-178. Including his services as Chaplain in the French and Indian War, and in the War of the Revolution. 1716 to 1790. Frontispiece of author's home with tissue. About very good in decorative dark brown boards with gilt lettering on spine, rear cover has small soiled marks, beginnings of fraying on lower spine end, previous owner's name twice, on free endpaper (top corner chipped), and again on front free page, light shallow damp stain along bottom edge of first 30 pages, and two Christmas stamps dated 1908 on Contents page.

[Book #52586]       Price: $125.00
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LITTLE STORIES. Maurice Sendak, Gladys Baker Bond. LITTLE STORIES.
New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, (1964). First combined edition. Seven stories and front cover illustrated by Sendak. Each story was previously published in a separate pamphlet. Small, white-and-yellow, pictorial wraps with faint soiling and with light crease at top corner of pages, otherwise near fine. Scarce. SCARCE FIRST COMBINED EDITION.

[Book #42901]       Price: $300.00
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LADY IN LILAC. Susannah Shane. LADY IN LILAC.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1941. First edition. Advance proof issue of this Red Badge Prize Mystery in glossy pictorial paperwraps. Very good with faded and sloped spine, spine and edge rubbing, and two closed to bottom back cover.

[Book #51333]       Price: $150.00
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LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS. George Bernard Shaw. LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS.
Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Co. 1900. First edition of this novel, preceding the UK edition by 14 years. Originally written in 1891. Cloth slightly soiled, otherwise near fine.

[Book #24132]       Price: $100.00
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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED, "To the Tucker's --- with hope for deep snow and unbroken legs --- Irwin Shaw." Cloth a bit faded and corner tips slightly worn, but still very good in slightly darkened oatmeal dust jacket with a few chips and a closed tear on one hinge repaired on verso with clear archival tape.

[Book #45907]       Price: $250.00
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ADSONVILLE: OR MARRYING OUT. Samuel Shaw. ADSONVILLE: OR MARRYING OUT.
Albany, N.Y. S. Shaw, 1824. First edition. An early Albany imprint. Wright credits Edward Hull as the author. The book was copyrighted by the publisher Shaw but is also credited by some to John Johnson, who was the printer. A narrative tale: Edgar and Caroline, after 280 pages or so, do marry (as much as I got out of the book). No auction records. Recently rebound in cloth with leather spine label. Foxed throughout but not too darkly, so the text is still relatively clean. EARLY FICTION.

[Book #52532]       Price: $350.00
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THE ECONOMISTS. Leonard Silk. THE ECONOMISTS.
New York: Basic Books, (1976). First edition. Near fine with a few minor marks of soiling to the cover. In a dust jacket that is also near fine, with a small closed tear to the bottom right corner of the front panel and a light touch of damp staining to the upper left of the back panel, but otherwise the most minimal of wear.

[Book #51919]       Price: $50.00
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THE FIELD ARTILLERY JOURNAL. Wm. J. Snow. THE FIELD ARTILLERY JOURNAL.
Washington D. C. The United States Field Artillery Association, 1911. First edition. Volume I, Numbers 1 through 4. Published quarterly. Illustrated with drawings, charts, maps and photos, mostly in the text (a few full-page), as well as a folding map, "Echelles Metriques," and one other, which has been partially removed. Bound in salmon cloth boards with "F. A. / Vol. 1" stamped on in black on spine. Good or better with covers soiled and generally worn but interior mostly very good.

[Book #52546]       Price: $300.00
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MISHAPS, PERHAPS. Carl Solomon. MISHAPS, PERHAPS.
(San Francisco): City Light Books, (1966). First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Very good in pictorial paperwraps. Light rubbing and a few small indentations to the front cover and a small closed tear to the back cover, near the bottom of the spine.

[Book #51273]       Price: $150.00
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THE FANFARLO: And Other Verse. Muriel Spark. THE FANFARLO: And Other Verse.
Kent: The Hand and Flower Press, 1952. First edition in the first-issue paperwraps with red lettering. Fine.

[Book #35438]       Price: $75.00
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THE CHESS TOURNAMENT: A Collection of the Games Played at this Celebrated Assemblage. H. Staunton. THE CHESS TOURNAMENT: A Collection of the Games Played at this Celebrated Assemblage.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. First edition. "Illustrated by copious diagrams, and notes, critical and explanatory." Presumed copy of American chess master Albert Sidney Pinkus with "A.S. Pinkus / 1944" at head of half-title page. Decorative red cloth boards with gilt-stamped chess board and title on front cover and gilt lettering to spine. Good only with 1/4-inch piece missing from head of spine (not affecting lettering), covers starting but still attached, and last leaf of "Bohn's Standard Library" lists (at front of book) laid in.

[Book #52578]       Price: $150.00
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THE RABBIT. Ralph Steadman, Edward Lucie-Smith. THE RABBIT.
(London: Turret Books / Steam Press, 1973). First edition. Number 30 of only 100 copies (of 1,000 in total) SIGNED by Steadman and Lucie-Smith. A six-line poem by Lucie-Smith illustrated by Steadman: "The virile rabbit has no use / For solitary self-abuse. / He copulates with dash and vim; / Self-doubt is quite unknown to him. / I've often noticed, let me say, / That vegetarians are that way." Fine in light blue, stiff, stapled wraps. An early and scarce Steadman. INTERESTING HOLIDAY GREETING SIGNED BY POET & ARTIST RALPH STEADMAN.

[Book #53290]       Price: $350.00
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TWO POEMS OF NIGHT. Ralph Steadman, Edward Lucie-Smith. TWO POEMS OF NIGHT.
London: Turret Books, (1972). First edition. Number 66 of 100 SIGNED copies (of 1,000 copies in total). Poem by Smith and illustrations by Steadman and signed by both. Minor creasing otherwise bright and fine in stiff paperwraps (oblong, 8 x 10"). This copy also INSCRIBED by Smith to an old friend, Baltimore bookseller Bernice Weiss, who passed away a number of years ago. An early Steadman item. INTERESTING SUBJECT FOR A HOLIDAY GREETING, SIGNED BY POET & ARTIST.

[Book #53291]       Price: $150.00
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KARL, SADIE AND BICKER: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Ralph Steadman. KARL, SADIE AND BICKER: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 2010. First edition. One of 60 SIGNED, numbered copies. According to Steadman, this, one of his silkscreen dog prints was "drawn by me but printed by master printer Joe Petro III in Kentucky, where thoroughbred horses are teased into life and pampered like Princes . . . I created a whole shit-load of dog drawings to make a book about these foul creatures and Joe was eager to make prints from some of them. I notice that he has chosen three of his own dogs to immortalize and with a name like Joe Petro III I guess that figures!!! . . . They do look nice in frames and on your walls.....I do hope that you agree." One- color silkscreen on warm white Rising Stonehenge deckle edge paper measuring 15 x 22 inches. Fine.

[Book #53102]       Price: $175.00
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THE KING: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Ralph Steadman, Elvis Presley. THE KING: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 1999. First edition. Five-color silkscreen. Edition Size: 43. Paper Size: 22" x 30". Signed and numbered in pencil by Steadman. Hand printed at Petro III Graphics. Fine.

[Book #24449]       Price: $950.00
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CITY OF REFUGE: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Ralph Steadman, Hunter S. Thompson. CITY OF REFUGE: Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 2006. First edition. One of 250 SIGNED, numbered copies of Steadman's image of Thompson in Hawaii hunched over his typewriter in a small enclosure replete with skulls and bones. An image from Steadman's 2006 book THE JOKE'S OVER, a memoir of his friendship and collaboration with famed Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson. The "Joke's Over" prints cover the span of their association, from their first meeting in Kentucky to the 2005 memorial service at which Thompson's ashes were blasted out of a cannon and include work from FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, THE CURSE OF LONO and THE KENTUCKY DERBY IS DECADENT AND DEPRAVED, among many others. One-color silkscreen on white Rising Stonehenge deckle edge paper measuring 22 x 30 inches. Fine.

[Book #53091]       Price: $500.00
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"HUNTER, THE NEGATIVE PRIMATE": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print. Ralph Steadman, Hunter S. Thompson. "HUNTER, THE NEGATIVE PRIMATE": Limited Edition, Signed Silkscreen Print.
(Lexington, KY: Petro III Graphics), 1997. First edition. One of 30 SIGNED, numbered copies of this image of Hunter Thompson. 22" x 30" one-color silkscreen. Fine.

[Book #17670]       Price: $650.00
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