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FOUR PLAYS. Friedrich Durrenmatt. FOUR PLAYS.
New York: Grove Press, Inc. (1965). First edition. Fine in dust jacket with minor edge rubbing. Contains a lecture by Durrenmatt entitled "Problems of the Theatre" and the plays "The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi," "An Angel Comes to Babylon," "The Physicists" and "Romulus the Great." "Romulus the Great" was the basis for the Gore Vidal Broadway adaptation.

[Book #33408]       Price: $50.00
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LAYOUT IN ADVERTISING. W. A. Dwiggings. LAYOUT IN ADVERTISING.
New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1928. First edition. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. Very good in patterned pictorial paper boards with gilt-lettered black cloth spine. Corners rubbed, small dampstain on front cover, spine sunned but still legible, pencilled name on front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket. The first edition seems to be scarce.

[Book #52462]       Price: $300.00
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APG 028.4 (2004). William Eastlake. APG 028.4 (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.
[Book #22788]       Price: $1.50
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THE BRONC PEOPLE. William Eastlake. THE BRONC PEOPLE.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1958). First edition. His second book and the second book in his Checkerboard Trilogy, which is included in critic Larry McCaffery's "20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English Language Books of Fiction." Barest shelfwear still crisp and fine in like dust jacket.

[Book #50988]       Price: $125.00
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THE HAB THEORY. Allan W. Eckert. THE HAB THEORY.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1976). First edition. Two small spots on top page edges, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket with a few closed edge tears and light soiling. An attractive copy of the author's first science fiction book.

[Book #30437]       Price: $100.00
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THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL. Umberto Eco, illustrator, Eugenio Carmi. THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL.
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1989). First U.S. edition. Children's book with illustrations by Carmi. Translated by William Weaver. INSCRIBED WITH A QUOTE on half-title page by Eco with the classic opening phrase, "Once upon a time." Short remainder line on bottom page edge, tucked up against spine, otherwise bright and fine in bright, fine dust jacket. ONCE UPON A TIME.

[Book #50129]       Price: $400.00
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RELATIVITY THEORY OF PROTONS AND ELECTRONS. Sir Arthur Eddington. RELATIVITY THEORY OF PROTONS AND ELECTRONS.
Cambridge: University Press, 1936. First edition. Small name on front endpaper. Light wear otherwise about very good with light offset to endpapers. Lacking dust jacket, if issued with one.

[Book #52355]       Price: $100.00
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RANEY. Clyde Edgerton. RANEY.
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1985. First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. SIGNED by Edgerton on the title page.

[Book #29186]       Price: $175.00
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DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK. Walter D. Edmonds. DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1936. First edition. Near fine with chip to bottom corner pp.33/4 but otherwise only minor wear. Spine still bright, unusual thus. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51223]       Price: $75.00
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PIERCE EGAN'S FINISH TO THE ADVENTURES OF TOM, JERRY AND LOGIC, In Their Pursuits Through LIFE IN AND OUT OF LONDON. Pierce Egan, illustrator Robert Cruikshank. PIERCE EGAN'S FINISH TO THE ADVENTURES OF TOM, JERRY AND LOGIC, In Their Pursuits Through LIFE IN AND OUT OF LONDON.
London: John Camden Hotten, no-date [circa 1869]. An early edition, not the first, but with the 36 colored plates by Cruikshank. Freshly re-bound in marbled boards with red leather spine ruled in gold; black leather spine label lettered in gold; top edge gilt. "Life in London" was a monthly satiric journal written by Egan and published by Hotten with illustrations by Cruikshank. The first edition of "Life in London or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, esq., and his elegant friend, Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis" appeared on 15 July, 1821. British plays based on Egan's characters launched a "Tom & Jerry" craze here and, in name at least, the "Tom & Jerry" cartoon characters. Fine.

[Book #49876]       Price: $750.00
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WATERS/PLACES/A TIME. Larry Eigner. WATERS/PLACES/A TIME.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First edition. One of 26 SIGNED, LETTERED copies handbound in boards. Fine in original acetate dustwrapper.

[Book #1856]       Price: $75.00
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SPECIAL PEOPLE. Julie Nixon Eisenhower. SPECIAL PEOPLE.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1977). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author. Near fine in dust jacket.

[Book #47922]       Price: $50.00
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APG 021.4 (2004). T. S. Eliot. APG 021.4 (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.
[Book #22789]       Price: $20.25
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ASH-WEDNESDAY. T. S. Eliot. ASH-WEDNESDAY.
London: Faber & Faber, 1930. First edition. Fine in good-only dust jacket with considerable wear, tape repair (inside and out), 3/4-inch chipped from top of spine affecting "T. S." and small holes in spine, one of which affects "AY" in title. Still, scarce in any dust jacket.

[Book #45729]       Price: $175.00
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CHARLES WHIBLEY: A Memoir. T. S. Eliot. CHARLES WHIBLEY: A Memoir.
(Oxford: Oxford U. Press), 1931. First edition. "English Association, Pamphlet No. 80." Fine in handsewn, printed paperwraps. Whibley, a literary critic and author of several books, was a prominent columnist for Blackwood's Magazine. He recommended Eliot to Geoffrey Faber, resulting in Eliot's postion at Faber & Faber.

[Book #45721]       Price: $150.00
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THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK. T. S. Eliot. THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK.
London: Faber and Faber, 1954. First edition. Second issue with "I had" on page 7 vs. "Ihad." Fine in earliest dust jacket (with "10s 6d" on flap), which is about very good with spine a bit darkened, few shallow chips and small tears.

[Book #45795]       Price: $50.00
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THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK. T. S. Eliot. THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK.
London: Faber and Faber, (1954). First edition. First issue with "Ihad" p.7:2(up), in first-issue dust jacket, priced "10s 6d". Endpapers lightly foxed and small faint stain on front free endpaper, bookstore sticker to rear pastedown, mild spotting to rear cover, still very good to near fine in near fine dust jacket with slight tanning to spine.

[Book #54341]       Price: $60.00
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THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK: A Play. T. S. Eliot. THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK: A Play.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1954). First U.S. edition. Barest rubbing to spine ends and tips, still bright and fine in near fine dust jacket with spine toned and a touch of minor rubbing. Nicer than usually seen.

[Book #54342]       Price: $60.00
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THE FILM OF MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL. T. S. Eliot. THE FILM OF MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL.
London: Faber and Faber, (1952). First edition in second state binding. Cloth just a bit rubbed otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #47257]       Price: $100.00
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FOUR QUARTETS. T. S. Eliot. FOUR QUARTETS.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1943). First U.S. edition, preceding the UK hardback. First printing with the "first American edition" statement; one of only 788 copies released. Collects BURNT NORTON, EAST COKER, THE DRY SALVAGES, and LITTLE GIDDING first published separately as pamphlets in London in 1941 and '42. Cyril Connolly lists FOUR QUARTETS in his "Modern Movement: 100 Key Books 1880-1950," calling it "the most important poem since Yeat's 'The Tower,' and, as many think, of the century." The book is bright and near fine in black cloth with bright gilt lettering on spine. In the first-state, E. McKnight Kauffer-designed dust jacket with $2.00 price in upper corner front flap, back flap blank, and nine bold-print titles on rear panel ending with "Old Possum's." Small chip to top edge rear panel which is a bit tanned, short and inconspicuous closed tear to top edge front panel, spine ends and corners showing the barest nicks, otherwise the dust jacket is very good to near fine. FIRST HARDBACK EDITION.

[Book #53537]       Price: $2,000.00
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FOUR QUARTETS. T. S. Eliot. FOUR QUARTETS.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1943). First edition, second printing without bracketed code used in subsequent printings. Collects BURNT NORTON, EAST COKER, THE DRY SALVAGES, and LITTLE GIDDING; precedes the UK collected edition. Slender black cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine. Near fine with spine ends and corners a little shelf worn. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #54905]       Price: $150.00
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FROM POE TO VALERY. T. S. Eliot. FROM POE TO VALERY.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1948.). First edition, limited to 1500 copies. Privately printed for the friends of the author and publisher as a New Year's Greeting for 1949 [Gallup A52a]. Black boards show tiny scrapes to the unprinted spine and at corners, still very good or better. Issued in mailing envelope and in a glassine jacket, neither of which are present.

[Book #47363]       Price: $60.00
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FROM POE TO VALERY: A Lecture Delivered at the Library of Congress On Friday, November 19, 1948. T. S. Eliot. FROM POE TO VALERY: A Lecture Delivered at the Library of Congress On Friday, November 19, 1948.
Washington: Library of Congress, 1949. Second edition, reprinted from "The Hudson Review." The first was published by Harcourt in 1948. Printed stapled selfwraps with minor wear. Only 1000 copies printed.

[Book #45777]       Price: $100.00
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MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL. T. S. Eliot. MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL.
Stockholm: Zepher Books/The Continental Book Co. (1948). First Swedish edition from the 1939 edition. Very minor shelf wear, toning, rubbing or chips, to this book. Barest soiling to covers. Near fine to fine in paperwraps with dust jacket. Scarce. Scarce Swedish Edition.

[Book #47356]       Price: $150.00
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POETRY AND DRAMA: The Theodore Spencer Memorial Lecture, Harvard University, November 21, 1950. T. S. Eliot. POETRY AND DRAMA: The Theodore Spencer Memorial Lecture, Harvard University, November 21, 1950.
London: Faber & Faber, (1951). First British edition. Red cloth a bit faded on top edge, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket which is a little aged but still very good, with tape reinforcements on verso at top of folds.

[Book #45768]       Price: $100.00
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