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APG 183.0 (2007). Ralph Ellison. APG 183.0 (2007) 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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BLOOD ON THE MOON. James Ellroy. BLOOD ON THE MOON.
New York: Mysterious Press, (1984). First edition. A serial-killer thriller set in L.A.; the first installment in the "Lloyd Hopkins" trilogy. His third novel but first to be published in hardcover in the U.S. (the rest were issued here in paperback). Also, his first book to be adapted for film--made into the 1988 movie "Cop," starring James Woods. INSCRIBED, "To Lana, Bloody Good Devouring, James Ellroy"; or, at least that's what it appears to say--your guess is as good as ours. Provenance: from the estate of Lana Pipes. Lana and her husband, Lane, were prominent Washington-area collectors. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54759]       Price: $150.00
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L. A. CONFIDENTIAL. James Ellroy. L. A. CONFIDENTIAL.
New York: Mysterious Press, (1990). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To: Lana -- Blood blitz. James Ellroy." Noir novel set in 1950's L.A. in which three policemen investigate a series of murders and mete out with their own brand of justice. Basis for the critically acclaimed movie of the same name starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger (who won an Oscar for her role), Danny DeVito, et al. Lana Pipes (1942 - 2017), a Fulbright Scholar, edited educational magazines. She and her husband, Frank, who died in the Air Florida flight in 1982, were major collectors in Washington D.C. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #54760]       Price: $125.00
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POEMS. Ralph Waldo Emerson. POEMS.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. Later printing. First published in London in 1847, and in Boston the same year. Small, blue cloth-covered boards stamped in blind on front and back and in gold on spine; all page edges gilt. Spine ends and corners somewhat worn, otherwise very good with some darkening to the coated endpapers and foxing to the prelims. A nifty little book nonetheless.

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CASANOVA: His Known and Unknown Life. S. Guy Endore. CASANOVA: His Known and Unknown Life.
London: George Routledge & Sons, (1930). First UK edition. Very good or better in dust jacket with a few small chips and tears along the edges.

[Book #50948]       Price: $100.00
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APG 184.0 (2007). Louise Erdrich. APG 184.0 (2007) 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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TRACKS. Louise Erdrich. TRACKS.
New York: Henry Holt and Co. (1988). First edition Uncorrected proof copy, INSCRIBED with a quote from the book: "We continued to fall . . .," and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Fine in paperwraps.

[Book #47119]       Price: $60.00
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DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS. Steve Erickson. DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS.
New York: Poseidon Press, (1985). First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Near fine in dust jacket with barest wear and only one very small, shallow chip to the back.

[Book #50322]       Price: $60.00
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THE LAW OF LOVE. Laura Esquivel. THE LAW OF LOVE.
New York: Crown Publishers, (1996). First U.S. edition. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. One of 250 SIGNED, numbered and specially-bound copies. Fine in slipcase.

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A JOURNEY IN THE YEAR 1793, THROUGH FLANDERS, BRABANT, AND GERMANY TO SWITZERLAND. Charles Este. A JOURNEY IN THE YEAR 1793, THROUGH FLANDERS, BRABANT, AND GERMANY TO SWITZERLAND.
London: J. Debrett, 1795. First edition. A very descriptive journey through Europe, including Brabant, an historical duchy established in 1183 that covered parts of Netherlands and Belgium. Nearly 400 pages, including an index and one page ad. Recently bound in full brown leather with gilt-lettered red leather spine label. Final, blank leaf somewhat stained, few stains to page edges just barely extending to margins, otherwise the interior is bright and clean.

[Book #49436]       Price: $300.00
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THREE TO GET DEADLY. Janet Evanovich. THREE TO GET DEADLY.
(New York): Scribner, (1997). First edition. Advance reading copy in pictorial paperwraps. SIGNED by Evanovich on title page. Near fine with small bookseller stamp on first page.

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TWO FOR THE DOUGH. Janet Evanovich. TWO FOR THE DOUGH.
New York: Scribner, (1996). First edition. Advanced reader's copy. SIGNED on title page. Small stamp on front endpaper, otherwise fine condition in glossy paperwraps.

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THE COMMERCIAL CRISIS 1847-1848. D. Morier Evans. THE COMMERCIAL CRISIS 1847-1848.
London: Letts, Son, and Steer, 1848. First edition. The author's first book. "Facts and figures illustrative of the events of that important period, considered in relation to the three epochs of The Railway Mania, The Food and Money Panic and The French Revolution." A scarce contempory historical account. Also containing an appendix with a list of the "English and Foreign Mercantile Failures, with the Balance Sheets and Statements, of the Most Important Houses." 151 pages, plus 80-page appendix and 16 pages of publisher ads. Evans, was assistant city correspondent on the Times, a post he occupied several years before assuming direction of the money articles in the Morning Herald and Standard. In addition to his regular work, Evans was connected with several other commercial and financial periodicals, among them the Bankers' Magazine, to which he was a principal contributor; the Bullionist; and the Stock Exchange Gazette. He also conducted the literary and statistical departments of the Bankers' Almanac and Diary. This first book was followed by "History of the Commercial Crisis, 1857-8," and the "Stock Exchange Panic, 1859," among others. About very good in somewhat soiled and faded original cloth, which has been rebacked with original spine laid down, and with new endpapers, linen hinges and sewn headbands added.

[Book #52684]       Price: $750.00
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THE HORSE WHISPERER. Nicholas Evans. THE HORSE WHISPERER.
London: Bantam Press, (1995). First UK edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Basis for the Robert Redford movie. Advance reading copy (though labeled "uncorrected proof"). SIGNED BY EVANS on the title page, which is unusual as most copies we've seen were signed on a numbered bookplate. Fine in glossy pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #50983]       Price: $75.00
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THE HORSE WHISPERER. Nicholas Evans. THE HORSE WHISPERER.
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1995). First edition of the author's first book. SIGNED by the author with a quote from the book, "a lace of frost". The basis for the Redford movie. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

[Book #52713]       Price: $45.00
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THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN. John Evelyn, William Bray, Richard Garnett. THE DIARY OF JOHN EVELYN.
New York & London: M. Walter Dunne, Publisher, (1901). First thus. Two volumes. Special Talleyrand edition, #27 of 100 sets. Edited from the original by William Bray, who also provides a biographical introduction, and with special introduction by Richard Garnett. Includes hand-colored frontispiece SIGNED by the engraving editor and five full-page photogravures from paintings by various artists. Both volumes bound in red leather with elaborate gilt and color designs and lettering; top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; slipcases. First volume starting to crack along spine, otherwise both are very good with rubbing along spines and spine ends nicked. Slipcases are also very good though the top of one is partially detached and the bottom of the other is beginning to separate at the bottom.

[Book #51675]       Price: $150.00
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HEALTH FRAGMENTS: or, Steps Toward a True Life. George H. Everett. HEALTH FRAGMENTS: or, Steps Toward a True Life.
Kappes, Spiegle and Treat. New York: Wood & Holbrook, Publishers, 1876. Third edition. With 125 illustrations by Kappes, Spiegle and Treat. Part I, "Embracing Health, Digestion, Disease, and the Science of the Reproductive Organs," by George; and Part II, "Embracing Dress, Heredity, Child-training, Kitchen and Dining-room Ethics," by Susan. Near fine in green cloth boards with gold and black lettering on front and spine, dark brown endpapers (light staining along top edge of front endpapers).

[Book #52562]       Price: $100.00
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THE GRAPHIC WORK OF PHILLIP EVERGOOD. Phillip Evergood, James A. Michener Lucy R. Lippard. THE GRAPHIC WORK OF PHILLIP EVERGOOD
New York: Crown Publishers, 1966. First edition. Number 96 of 150 SIGNED copies. With an original SIGNED etching, "Girl with Sunflowers" laid in. Foreword by Abram Lerner & "Proem: An Opinion" by James A. Michener. 160 pages with 117 drawings and 59 prints in black and white. Also contains a bibliography and chronology. A fine copy in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. In original unprinted slipcase with some sunning and wear on one corner.

[Book #53159]       Price: $350.00
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HYDROPHTHALMIA OR CONGENITAL GLAUCOMA Its Causes, Treatment, and Cure. Eye Treatment, J. Ringland Anderson. HYDROPHTHALMIA OR CONGENITAL GLAUCOMA Its Causes, Treatment, and Cure.
Cambridge: University Press, 1939. First edition. With a foreword by Sir John Herbert Parsons. Contains three large folding charts in pocket on back pastedown. Edges lightly rubbed, still very good or better in dust jacket with only light chipping and few small tears. Scarce.

[Book #29037]       Price: $75.00
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COLD HIT. Linda Fairstein. COLD HIT.
(New York): Scribner, (1991). First edition. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN with a quote from the book, "---since Rip Van Winkle used it as a bathtub." Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #49986]       Price: $35.00
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THE DEADHOUSE. Linda Fairstein. THE DEADHOUSE.
New York: Scribner, (2001). First edition. Advance reader's copy. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on the title page with a quote from the book, "I watched Lola Dakota die." Fine in glossy pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #48509]       Price: $35.00
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ENTOMBED. Linda Fairstein. ENTOMBED.
New York: Scribner, (2005). First edition. Uncorrected proof in light blue, printed paperwraps. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on title page with quote from the book, "the last reign of terror" and dated "2/8/06. Subtle toning to edges, still fine.

[Book #50171]       Price: $35.00
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LIKELY TO DIE. Linda Fairstein. LIKELY TO DIE.
New York: Scribner, (1997). First edition. INSCRIBED BY FAIRSTEIN on the title page with a quote, "Is that a yes, Blondie?" Fine in fine dust jacket.

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EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. HARRY FLOOD BYRD OF VIRGINIA IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES: Thursday, August 8, 1940, Newspaper Clippings. James A. Farley. EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. HARRY FLOOD BYRD OF VIRGINIA IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES: Thursday, August 8, 1940, Newspaper Clippings.
Wash., D.C. Government Printing Office, 1940. First edition. A presumably unique tribute book culled from the congressional record (labeled "Not printed at Government expense") printing newspaper articles from around the country honoring Farley, the Postmaster General and Chariman of the New York State Democratic Committee, upon HIS RETIREMENT IN PROTEST OF A POSSIBLE THIRD TERM FOR FDR AFTER NOT RECEIVING ENOUGH DELEGATES TO CLINCH THE NOMINATION HIMSELF (127 pages). Also includes "Various Speeches in behalf of the Hon. James A. Farley" (90 pages). INSCRIBED BY FARLEY "To John M. Cummings, with every good wish to a real friend whom I respect and admire. James A. Farley Mar. 17, 1941." Cummings was a humorist and political columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer--at that time, a staunchly Republican paper. Also includes Farley's own 2-page call for National Unity, reprinted from the New York Times and entered into the congressional record by Pennsylvania Senator Joseph Guffey. Touch of light rubbing to spine ends, otherwise fine in green cloth binding with "Addresses by Hon. James A. Farley Aug. 8, 1940" faintly etched in neat cursive hand on front cover. Farley's printed calling card laid in. BOOK OF TRIBUTES TO JAMES A. FARLEY.

[Book #49763]       Price: $250.00
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THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN: A Romance. Jeffery Farnol. THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN: A Romance.
London: Sampson Low, Marston et al, 1913. First edition. His third book. Very minor edge wear and endpapers a little darkened, otherwise a very good to fine, bright copy.

[Book #28295]       Price: $100.00
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