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A FAREWELL TO ARMS. Ernest Hemingway. A FAREWELL TO ARMS.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. One of Hemingway's most influential works. First printing with publisher's seal and without the disclaimer. Dust jacket with "Katherine" for "Catherine" on front flap as in the first five printings. Near fine with labels bright, faint name on endpaper and light offsets to hinges; in very good to near fine dust jacket lightly nicked at spine ends and corners. ONE OF HIS MOST INFLUENTIAL WORKS.

[Book #49497]       Price: $3,500.00
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MEN WITHOUT WOMEN. Ernest Hemingway. MEN WITHOUT WOMEN.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition, second printing weighing 13.6 oz. Grissom believes the perfect "3" is more likely indicative of earlier copies than the weight, and this copy has the "3" bruised at bottom. Very good with bookplate on pastedown, light offset to rear endpaper, spine label chipped on edges, and rubbing to the cover, particularly at the spine ends and corners, where the cloth binding has frayed slightly. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51565]       Price: $150.00
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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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WINNER TAKE NOTHING. Ernest Hemingway. WINNER TAKE NOTHING.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1933. First edition. His third collection of stories, fourteen in total with nine being published for the first time. About very good with spine ends bumped, spine ends and corners lightly rubbed, gold spine label somewhat dulled and a little askew but label on front still bright, and cloth showing some areas of light insect damage. Small bookplate on front pastedown and light offset to the endpapers, but inside otherwise clean. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51885]       Price: $200.00
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NOTHING SO STRANGE. James Hilton. NOTHING SO STRANGE.
Boston: Little Brown and Co. 1947. First edition. Minor wear to spine ends otherwise fine; in very good to near fine dust jacket with touch of minor edge rubbing, rear flap edges foxed, and faint scratches to front panel finish.

[Book #54452]       Price: $75.00
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EYELESS IN GAZA. Aldous Huxley. EYELESS IN GAZA.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. First edition. Considered one of his best novels. Nice condition with strong red lettering and solid red top stain; in red dust jacket with a few small closed tears and tiny skinned spots, but completely unfaded and bright.

[Book #45490]       Price: $300.00
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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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CIDER HOUSE RULES. John Irving. CIDER HOUSE RULES.
New York: Wm. Morrow, (1985). First edition thus. One of 795 SIGNED, numbered and specially bound copies of which 750 copies were for sale. Printed by Morrow for the Book-of-the-Month Club. Touch of light soiling at head of spine, otherwise fine in cloth covered slipcase which shows some wear at corners. Nice production in buckram cloth boards with top edge gilt; larger than the other editions. Fine in acetate dust jacket and slipcase, as issued.

[Book #35542]       Price: $250.00
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THE SUNDIAL. Shirley Jackson. THE SUNDIAL.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1958). First edition. A novel about 12 occupants of a mansion awaiting the end of the world, believing they will be the only survivors. Small paint stain on bottom edge of spine and a few tiny holes in rear spine-gutter area, otherwise very good or better in price-clipped dust jacket with light edge rubbing and two small tears repaired with tape on verso (lower front flap fold and front panel near spine). Still, a bright copy.

[Book #35433]       Price: $100.00
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THE AMBASSADORS A Novel. Henry James. THE AMBASSADORS A Novel.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First U.S. edition, which differs somewhat from the UK. Near fine in fine blue-cloth dust jacket (as issued) with just a touch of minor wear.

[Book #54955]       Price: $750.00
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CONFIDENCE. Henry James. CONFIDENCE.
Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1880. First American edition. Original dark green cloth, gilt spine lettering and brown coated endpapers. Spine slightly turned, fraying and nicks at tips of spine end and corners, front hinge, once repaired, shows glue stains, otherwise very good.

[Book #42795]       Price: $200.00
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PORTRAITS OF PLACES. Henry James. PORTRAITS OF PLACES.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1883. First edition, first issue in primary binding of blue-green smooth cloth with "JAMES" in uniform letters on spine. 1,000 copies. Precedes the American edition. Light scattered foxing, boards rubbed on corners and a few light spots, back hinge starting to crack, small thin strip of cloth tape on copyright page and front endpaper (covering something?), otherwise very good.

[Book #42805]       Price: $300.00
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THE PRIVATE LIFE: Lord Beaupre/ The Visits. Henry James. THE PRIVATE LIFE: Lord Beaupre/ The Visits.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. First U.S. edition. Variant binding, Edel & Laurence A39b (C), lettered in red. Very good with light soiling and cover edges slightly rubbed.

[Book #29075]       Price: $100.00
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THE NATURE OF PASSION. R. Prawer Jhabvala. THE NATURE OF PASSION.
London: George Allen and Unwin, (1956). First edition. Dust jacket price clipped with publisher's 21s net price sticker next to clip, as usually seen. Bright and fine in near fine dust jacket with touch of light foxing.

[Book #35574]       Price: $45.00
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SOME CAME RUNNING. James Jones. SOME CAME RUNNING.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1957). First edition. Some wear to edges of boards and small indentation in upper front board (near spine), otherwise very good in dust jacket with shallow edge chipping, a few short closed tears and tape reinforcement to verso of spine ends. A very bright copy.

[Book #35114]       Price: $100.00
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ULYSSES. James Joyce. ULYSSES.
Paris: Shakespeare & Co. 1925. First edition, sixth printing, in August 1925. Rebound in full blue cloth with slightly faded spine. The front cover from the original white paperwraps, slightly soiled, is bound in at front, and the original spine (tanned and somewhat soiled) is mounted on page at rear. Previous owner's name and date (1929) on the original front endpaper. An altogether very good, rebound copy of his most famous book.

[Book #49531]       Price: $500.00
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FLORRY OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS. Steve Katz. FLORRY OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS.
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, (1987). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in blue paperwraps with title handwritten on spine. Review copy, with publisher's letter to the Washington Post laid in. Scarce.

[Book #36872]       Price: $60.00
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BILLY PHELAN'S GREATEST GAME. William Kennedy. BILLY PHELAN'S GREATEST GAME.
New York: Viking Press, (1978). First edition of the author's third book, the second novel in his "Albany Cycle." One of our favorites, of his books. Fine in black dust jacket with minor rubbing on corners and spine ends and two short closed tears.

[Book #42836]       Price: $125.00
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BIG SUR. Jack Kerouac. BIG SUR.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Kerouac's fictionalized account of brief sojourns to Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti's cabin in Big Sur. Crisp and fine in very good to near fine dust jacket which is slightly darkened, lightly soiled, and shows mild rubbing but only the barest shelfwear.

[Book #53802]       Price: $400.00
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INSIDE DAISY CLOVER. Gavin Lambert. INSIDE DAISY CLOVER.
New York: The Viking Press, (1963). First U.S. edition. Fine in dust jacket with some rubbing, light soiling to rear panel and some fading to pink background on spine and front flap fold. The basis for the movie which starred Natalie Wood.

[Book #35911]       Price: $60.00
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LUTTRELL OF ARRAN. Charles Lever. LUTTRELL OF ARRAN.
"Phiz" London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition. Illustrated by "Phiz." Scattered foxing and tips lightly rubbed, otherwise fine in new, quarter-bound leather and marbled boards. Very attractive.

[Book #36437]       Price: $250.00
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DODSWORTH. Sinclair Lewis. DODSWORTH.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1929). First UK edition. First binding in blue. Very good or better with light wear on spine ends and corners. Book plate on front pastedown. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #50131]       Price: $50.00
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MAIN STREET: The Story of Carol Kennicott. Sinclair Lewis. MAIN STREET: The Story of Carol Kennicott.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First edition, first issue with perfect folio on page 54, and the "y" in "may" on page 387 (last line) perfect. Bookplate on front pastedown and some minor cover wear but still very good and better than most we've seen. Lacking dust jacket, but in a new FACSIMILE jacket. FIRST ISSUE.

[Book #48121]       Price: $600.00
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MAIN STREET: The Story of Carol Kennicott. Sinclair Lewis. MAIN STREET: The Story of Carol Kennicott.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First edition, first issue with perfect folio on page 54, and the "y" in "may" on page 387 (last line) perfect. Edge rubbed and bumped, good-only condition, faint damp stain on front pastedown but inside otherwise clean. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51976]       Price: $300.00
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WHAT'S MINE'S MINE. George Macdonald. WHAT'S MINE'S MINE.
Boston: D. Lothrop & Company, (1886). First US edition. Very good with hinge paper starting in the front, light foxing to endpapers, covers lightly soiled and rubbed, most noticeably at spine ends and corners, and few small tears to base of spine. The multi-colored decorations and gold lettering on the cloth binding is still bright and vibrant.

[Book #51456]       Price: $200.00
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