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FREDDY GOES CAMPING. Walter R. Brooks. FREDDY GOES CAMPING.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First edition. Illustrationed by Kurt Wiese. Freddy meets up with some unfriendly ghosts when he attempts to rid Mr. Camphor's house of his visiting aunts. The barest wear on corners, otherwise fine, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #33168]       Price: $100.00
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FREDDY GOES TO THE NORTH POLE. Walter R. Brooks. FREDDY GOES TO THE NORTH POLE.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First edition, eighth printing, originally published in 1930 under the title MORE TO AND AGAIN. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Spine faded, but not the lettering, otherwise very good, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #33140]       Price: $60.00
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FREDDY THE COWBOY. Walter R. Brooks. FREDDY THE COWBOY.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. First edition. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Fearless Freddy saves the day when Mr. Flint tries to rob the First Animal Bank. Name on front endpaper, otherwise fine, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #33163]       Price: $100.00
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FREDDY THE MAGICIAN. Walter R. Brooks. FREDDY THE MAGICIAN.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First edition. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Freddy shows a fraudulent magician a few tricks of his own to protect the inhabitants of nearby Centerboro. The barest wear on corners, otherwise the book is fine in dust jacket with chips at spine ends eliminating "Freddy/the" at top of spine and one V-shaped chip slightly affecting the "Y" in "Freddy" on front cover.

[Book #33167]       Price: $100.00
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MORE TO AND AGAIN. Walter R. Brooks. MORE TO AND AGAIN.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1947). First edition, fifth printing, originally published in 1930. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Fine in dust jacket with "V" chip at top of spine affecting "lter" in Walter, otherwise very good to fine with minor soiling but no other chipping.

[Book #33142]       Price: $100.00
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THE STORY OF REGINALD. Walter R. Brooks. THE STORY OF REGINALD.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition, second printing. Originally published in 1936. Illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Freddy plays detective to save his new-found friend Freginald, the famous Boorschmidt Circus's poetry-reciting bear. Very minor cover soiling, otherwise fine, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #33173]       Price: $100.00
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WIGGINS FOR PRESIDENT. Walter R. Brooks. WIGGINS FOR PRESIDENT.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First edition, so stated. Children's book, illustrations by Kurt Wiese. An early Freddy in which he helps the cow run for office in the first animal republic. Later re-titled "Freddy the Politician." Fine, lacking the dust jacket, which is scarce.

[Book #33172]       Price: $125.00
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APG 079.4 (2004). Chandler Brossard. APG 079.4 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
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THE PLAYGROUND, Together with THE QUEEN OF THE MERMAIDS WAS THE FIRST TO ARRIVE. James Broughton. THE PLAYGROUND, Together with THE QUEEN OF THE MERMAIDS WAS THE FIRST TO ARRIVE.
(San Francisco): Centaur Press, 1949. First edition. Limited to 1000 copies. Broughton's play illustrated by Daniel Harris in his first appearance as "Zev." The first book from the press founded by Broughton and Kermit Sheet. SIGNED BY BROUGHTON on half-title page and INSCRIBED WITH A LARGE DRAWING BY ZEV on front endpaper, "For Herbert and Zelda & Co. With Love! Love! Love! Love! Love!" The drawing depicts a father returning home to his wife and two children with what appears to be an airplane in his hands. Paperclip impression and touch of rust to front flap and opposing endpaper, otherwise near fine in a good or better dust jacket. Laid in is a 1954 CHRISTMAS GREETING WITH POEM by Broughton and drawing by Zev (of mermaid queen arriving at a castle or cathedral) which, according to OCLC was produced for the use of Broughton, Sheets, and Dan "Zev" Harris and his wife Gertrude. Only 3 copies are located in libraries worldwide. This one INSCRIBED IN FRENCH BY ZEV "with best wishes," and signed by him with his wife's name followed by "Zev," over which he adds a jeweled crown. A 12 x 7.75" broadside, folded to make a card. Minor creasing and one small stain, otherwise near fine.

[Book #53548]       Price: $200.00
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SEEING THINGS AT NIGHT. Heywood Broun. SEEING THINGS AT NIGHT.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. 1921. First edition. Name on front endpaper and corners and spine ends a little rubbed, otherwise very good without dust jacket.

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LETTERS TO MARY. Catherine Hayes Brown. LETTERS TO MARY.
New York: Random House, (1940). First edition. A biography of actress Helen Hayes, written by her mother in a series of letters to Helen's daughter, Mary. Number 37 of 350 numbered copies SIGNED by Catherine Hayes Brown, Helen Hayes and Mary MacArthur. Includes a foreword by Charles MacArthur. Near fine with a touch of age darkening on the endpapers. In slipcase with a few small rubbed spots.

[Book #34828]       Price: $100.00
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THE DA VINCI CODE: A Novel. Dan Brown. THE DA VINCI CODE: A Novel.
New York: Doubleday, (2003). First edition. First issue, with "skitoma" page 243, line 25. This run-away best seller was the second novel to feature Robert Langdon. Filmed with Tom Hanks in the starring role. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #50614]       Price: $150.00
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THE DA VINCI CODE: Special Illustrated Edition. Dan Brown. THE DA VINCI CODE: Special Illustrated Edition.
New York: Doubleday, (2004). First illustrated edition. The popular novel, turned into a popular movie. A tall book, fine in pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #47146]       Price: $50.00
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APG 153.2 (2004). Fredric Brown. APG 153.2 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
[Book #22750]       Price: $6.00
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THE DEEP END. Fredric Brown. THE DEEP END.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1952. First edition. Very good with spine ends bumped and rubbing along the edges. Rear board unevenly sunned. Silver titles on cloth binding still bright. Inside clean. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51949]       Price: $60.00
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THE LENIENT BEAST. Fredric Brown. THE LENIENT BEAST.
New York: Dutton and Co. 1956. First edition. Very good with rubbing along the edges of the cover and foxing to the endpapers. In a very good dust jacket with light soiling and rubbing, small chips to the corners and spine ends, and two small closed tears along the bottom edge. Cover art still bright.

[Book #51487]       Price: $100.00
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MADBALL. Fredric Brown. MADBALL.
(New York): Dell, (1953). First edition. Near fine in pictorial paperwraps with light rubbing on edges and spine slightly cocked.

[Book #22543]       Price: $75.00
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BILLY RAY'S FARM: With Engravings by Barry Moser. Larry Brown, Barry Moser. BILLY RAY'S FARM: With Engravings by Barry Moser.
Decatur, Georgia: Wisteria Press, 1997. First edition. Letter "Z" of 26 COPIES BOUND IN FULL LEATHER and housed in handmade clamshell box, each copy SIGNED BY BROWN AND MOSER and with TWO LOOSE LITHOGRAPHS SIGNED BY MOSER in glassine envelope laid in (one is the frontispiece illustration, the other appears opposite the first page of text and is of Brown). The handmade box is by artist Kannex Fung and features heavily textured handmade papers and a small wooden picket fence that becomes a stockade when the box is fully closed. A beautiful, fine-press production. Although Billy Ray, Brown's son, has had persistent bad luck with cattle, in this non-fiction essay featuring dead calves, misbehaving bulls, rampaging coyotes and dilapidated fences, both father and son remain optimistic: "Billy Ray's farm does not yet exist on an earthly plane," writes Brown, but "on Billy Ray's farm there will be total harmony, wooden fence rows straight as a plumb line, clean, with no weeds, no rusted barbed wire." Later collected under the same title in 2001. His first work of nonfiction since his acclaimed ON FIRE. Fine in fine box. ONE OF ONLY 26 TO INCLUDE TWO MOSER LITHOGRAPHS.

[Book #53542]       Price: $600.00
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THE WINE COOK BOOK: Being a Selection of Incomparable Recipes from France, from the Far East, from the South and Elsewhere. Robert Carlton Brown, "By the Browns: Cora, Rose and Bob. THE WINE COOK BOOK: Being a Selection of Incomparable Recipes from France, from the Far East, from the South and Elsewhere.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co. 1934. First edition of this book of recipes "all of which owe their final excellence to the skillful use of wine in their preparation" by the family of the prolific avant-garde writer Robert Carlton Brown, who presaged the advent of the e-reader in a 1930 essay entitled "The Readies" in "Transition" (Paris, #19/20, pp167-73), which called for a new "Reading Machine." Near fine to fine with only the slightest age darkening to endpaperes; in dust jacket darekened at spine and edges and with few tiny nicks and just a touch of rubbing, otherwise near fine.

[Book #53295]       Price: $250.00
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TOWARD ROMANCE. Rollo Walter Brown. TOWARD ROMANCE.
New York: Coward McCann, (1932). First edition. Second book in his tetralogy about one man's escape from the coal mining life in fictional Wiggam's Glory, Ohio. Near fine in like dust jacket with tiny chips on corners and spine ends. A nice copy of a scarce book.

[Book #54402]       Price: $150.00
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CASA GUIDI WINDOWS/SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. CASA GUIDI WINDOWS/SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1977. First edition thus. Two volume set. Casa Guidi Windows is edited with an introduction by Julia Markus. Sonnets From the Portuguese is a facsimile edition of the British Library manuscript, edited with an introduction by William S. Peterson. Both have color frontispieces. Number 977 of 1000 sets. Fine in near fine slipcase.

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ROBERT BROWNING AND JULIA WEDGWOOD: A Broken Friendship as Revealed by Their Letters. Robert Browning, Julia Wedgwood. ROBERT BROWNING AND JULIA WEDGWOOD: A Broken Friendship as Revealed by Their Letters.
New York: Frederick A Stokes Company, 1937. First edition. Edited by Richard Curle. An advance copy with slip tipped to front endpaper. Near fine in dust jacket with a few small tears on the corners and one small spot on the back cover.

[Book #49779]       Price: $50.00
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OUGHT AMERICAN SLAVERY TO BE PERPETUATED?: A Debate Between Rev. W. G. Brownlow and Rev. A. Pryne. W. G. Brownlow, , A. Pryne. OUGHT AMERICAN SLAVERY TO BE PERPETUATED?: A Debate Between Rev. W. G. Brownlow and Rev. A. Pryne.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. (1858). First edition. Pro-slavery, anti-secessionist minister and newspaper editor William Gannaway Brownlow (who later served as a Senator and Governor of Tennessee) debates anti-slavery New York clergyman Abram Pryne, editor of an abolitionist newspaper. Decoratively blindstamped gray cloth boards with gilt lettered spine. About very good with small hole in cloth on rear cover, light damp staining to inside bottom corners throughout, and portraits of the debaters (frontis and facing p.52) lightly foxed.

[Book #52634]       Price: $125.00
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SH-KO AND HIS EIGHT WICKED BROTHERS. Ashley Bryan. SH-KO AND HIS EIGHT WICKED BROTHERS.
Fumio Yoshimura. New York: Atheneum, 1988. First edition. Illustrated by Fumio Yoshimura. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #45240]       Price: $60.00
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POEMS BY WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, An American. William Cullen. Washington Irving Bryant. POEMS BY WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, An American.
London: J. Andrews, 1832. First edition. 8vo, original drab boards, untrimmed. [BAL 10134.] Published 2 months after the U.S. with same contents but this edition edited by Irving who introduced Bryant's poetry to British audiences in his preface, added several pages of notes at the end and, per William/Edge (p.97), altered "The Song of Marion's Men." Poor with all but small remnant of spine label perished, front cover detached but present, spine back significantly chipped.

[Book #54917]       Price: $150.00
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