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APG 186.0 (2007). H. Rider Haggard. APG 186.0 (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.
[Book #43916]       Price: $24.00
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AYESHA: The Return of She. H. Rider Haggard. AYESHA: The Return of She.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1905. First U.S. edition (issued simultaneously with UK edition). Very good or better in red cloth boards, lettered in gold on front and spine (spine ends and corners lightly nicked).

[Book #13962]       Price: $65.00
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DAWN. H. Rider Haggard. DAWN.
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1887. First American edition of Haggard's first novel. There were four U.S. printings of this book in 1887: by Appleton, Harper, Lovell and Munro. Priority unknown. The Appleton edition was also published in two volumes in wraps. This may be a rebound copy although it also may be a publisher's one-volume edition. It has only one title page. There are 8 pages of ads in back. Red cloth spine lettered and ruled in gold; black marbled paper boards. Boards lightly scratched and worn at edges, spine has few tiny tears to ends, otherwise about very good.

[Book #42257]       Price: $500.00
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WAR IN A TIME OF PEACE. David Halberstam. WAR IN A TIME OF PEACE.
New York: Scribner, (2001). First edition. SIGNED by author. Covers Bush, Clinton and the Generals. Fine in near fine dust jacket with the barest wear.

[Book #54432]       Price: $75.00
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SUSAN'S ESCORT AND OTHERS. Edward Everett Hale, W. T. Smedley. SUSAN'S ESCORT AND OTHERS
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1897. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper, where the previous owner has also made notations (at the bottom). Printed photo of the author affixed at front, creating offset to front endpaper, and notation -- which appears to be in the author's hand -- on paper pasted to second blank page, producing offset to the verso of the preceding page. Front endpaper cracked at hinge, cover somewhat rubbed and soiled, silver spine lettering rubbed, but lettering and illustration on front board is still bright. Overall, about very good lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51434]       Price: $75.00
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SELF-INSTRUCTIVE LESSONS IN PAINTING WITH OIL AND WATER-COLORS: On Silk, Satin, Velvet and Other Fabrics. Susan Hale. SELF-INSTRUCTIVE LESSONS IN PAINTING WITH OIL AND WATER-COLORS: On Silk, Satin, Velvet and Other Fabrics.
Boston: S. W. Tilton and Co. (1885). First edition. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettered front and spine; floral endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings. Ex-library with bookplate on front pastedown, small call numbers on spine, penciled call numbers on contents page, and rear card pocket. Art store label on title page between author's name and publication information. Boards rubbed and lightly shelfworn, otherwise good or better with lettering bright and interior clean.

[Book #52574]       Price: $75.00
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THE CLOCKMAKER: Or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. Thomas Chandler Haliburton. THE CLOCKMAKER: Or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1837. Scarce second edition. Very good with original cloth cover somewhat soiled and rubbed. Label on spine chipped badly. Hinge cracked in the front and previous owner's name on endpaper (appears to be contemporaneous). Pages foxed.

[Book #51683]       Price: $100.00
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UNDER COVER OF DAYLIGHT. James W. Hall. UNDER COVER OF DAYLIGHT.
New York: Norton & Co. (1987). First edition. Advance reading copy in pictorial paperwraps. Author's first book. Minor soiling otherwise fine.

[Book #18494]       Price: $75.00
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THE HANGMEN OF SLEEPY VALLEY. Brett Halliday, Davis Dresser. THE HANGMEN OF SLEEPY VALLEY.
New York: William Morrow and Co. 1940. First edition. An early western by the mystery writer best known for his Michael Shayne novels. Written under his own name, Davis Dresser. Near fine in edge-rubbed dust jacket with few chips, tears and attendant creasing but otherwise very good.

[Book #54820]       Price: $125.00
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LYNCH-ROPE LAW A Triple-A Western Classic. Brett. As Davis Dresser Halliday. LYNCH-ROPE LAW A Triple-A Western Classic.
New York: Jefferson House, 1950. Reissue with an introduction by Erle Stanley Gardner. Very good with page edges and endpapers lightly soiled in dust jacket with cover bright, light rubbing, soiling, a few small closed tears and a few creases.

[Book #19232]       Price: $50.00
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HEROES OF THE TETON MYTHOS. Sam Hamill. HEROES OF THE TETON MYTHOS.
(Denver: Copper Canyon Press, 1973). First edition. One of 500 copies. Near fine in paperwraps with faint soil mark near spine and light sticker shadow to front cover. (Only 10 hardback copies.).

[Book #24117]       Price: $40.00
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STUDIES IN STAGECRAFT. Clayton Hamilton. STUDIES IN STAGECRAFT.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1914). First edition. INSCRIBED to Hollywood producer and screenwriter Ralph Block - "To Ralph Block - flittings, flutterings, and floatings- from his fellow outcast Clayton Hamilton, to commemorate their year of common exile at the Goldwyn Studios, Culver City, California 1921-1922." Gilt spine lettering somewhat dulled (though quite legible) and spine ends and tips slightly rubbed, otherwise bright and about near fine lacking dust jacket. Nice association copy.

[Book #33449]       Price: $100.00
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THE BOOK OF RUTH. Jane Hamilton. THE BOOK OF RUTH.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. First edition. Author's first book, SIGNED. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #31011]       Price: $100.00
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THE BOOK OF RUTH. Jane Hamilton. THE BOOK OF RUTH.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #51140]       Price: $25.00
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THE BATTLE OF THE ALEUTIANS. Dashiell Hammett, Robert Colodny. THE BATTLE OF THE ALEUTIANS.
(Adak, Alaska: Intelligence Section Field Force Headquarters, 1944). First edition. "In Honor and Memory of the Men of the North Pacific Theater Who Died so that a Continent Might Be Free." Hammett, who was stationed in the Aleutians Islands was assigned to help compile an accounting of the Aleutian Campaign under supervision of the Intelligence Section. Text by Hammett and captions by Colodny; illustrations, maps and layout by Harry Fletcher. Few small scrapes and light stains to rear cover, edges lightly rubbed, otherwise very good or better in oblong, stapled blue paperwraps. WWII TEXT BY HAMMET.

[Book #49126]       Price: $150.00
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THE CONTINENTAL OP. Dashiell Hammett, introduction, Ellery Queen. THE CONTINENTAL OP.
New York: Lawrence E. Spivak, 1945. First edition. Paperback original, "Bestseller Mystery, No. B62." Collects "Fly Paper," "Death on Pine Street," Zigzags of Treachery," and "The Farewell Murder," all of which first appeared in "Black Mask" magazine (two are previously uncollected). Pages a little darkened, light edge wear, otherwise fine.

[Book #52277]       Price: $125.00
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APG 086.3 (2004). Dashiell Hammett. APG 086.3 (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 #22813]       Price: $5.25
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THE DAIN CURSE. Dashiell Hammett. THE DAIN CURSE.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First edition. The detective known only as "The Continental Op" investigates a diamond theft from the San Franciscan Leggett family, the supposed victims of a curse said to inflict sudden, violent deaths upon those in their vicinity. Very good or better with spine slightly cocked and minor soiling and edge wear. Nice looking copy lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #53807]       Price: $1,250.00
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THOMAS HARDY: A COLLECTION. Thomas Hardy, Peter K. Lennon. THOMAS HARDY: A COLLECTION.
Chicago: Casterbridge Books, (2008). First edition. One of 55 copies. This comprehensive catalog details close to 3000 Hardy items (and a dozen items by Florence Hardy, some of which were previously unrecorded), including English and American editions, pirated works, magazine and periodical appearances, criticism, a film/recordings collection, books from Hardy's Max Gate Library, reviews and notices, collected editions, sets, signed books, letters, and related ephemera. There are hundreds of items listed here that won't be found in a Hardy bibliography. Extensive commentary by Mr. Lennon. 284 pages; large, 8 1/2 x11", glossy pictorial wraps.

[Book #50707]       Price: $100.00
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THE FAMOUS TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL AT TINTAGEL IN LYONNESSE: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers. Thomas Hardy. THE FAMOUS TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL AT TINTAGEL IN LYONNESSE: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers.
London: Macmillan Co. 1923. First edition. An attractive pictorial cover in green with gilt stamping. Slight wear to corners and spine ends still near fine. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #49866]       Price: $125.00
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THE TRUMPET-MAJOR. Thomas Hardy. THE TRUMPET-MAJOR.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1880. First U.S. edition. Number 118 in Holt's "Leisure Hour" series. Pictorial, burnt-orange colored cover shows minor soiling and edgewear, but still a very nice copy.

[Book #29483]       Price: $300.00
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SWEET & DEADLY. Charlaine Harris. SWEET & DEADLY.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1981. First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK -- SIGNED by Harris on the title page. Ticket from the signing event laid in. This first book from the best-selling author of the Sookie Stackhouse "Southern Vampire Mysteries" which were the basis for the HBO television series "True Blood." Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket which is otherwise fine. Scarce first edition, scarcer still signed. HER FIRST BOOK, SIGNED.

[Book #51659]       Price: $375.00
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CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: As Unshredded and Pasted Back Together by David Javerbaum. Neil Patrick Harris. CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: As Unshredded and Pasted Back Together by David Javerbaum.
New York: Crown / Archetype, (2014). First edition. Harris's charmingly funny autobiography with format based on the "Choose Your Own Adventure" books popular in the 1980's. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED at a NYC reading event ON PAGE 175, a page no other pages lead to. Attendees to the reading were instructed: "As a reward for your participation in this reading and/or publicity appearance, please present this page at the conclusion of this event for signing." Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #53539]       Price: $75.00
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A TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL, HURRAH! Harry Harrison. A TRANSATLANTIC TUNNEL, HURRAH!
London: Faber and Faber, (1972). First British edition. SIGNED by the author on half-title page. Published in the States as TUNNEL THROUGH THE DEEPS. An alternate history story set in (an alternate) 1973--George Washington lost the Battle of Lexington, and was executed as a traitor, and as a result America has remained a British colony which still dreams of independence. One corner lightly bumped, otherwise fine in bright, near fine dust jacket with inconspicuous tear.

[Book #52313]       Price: $250.00
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JIM HARRISON: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1964-2008. Jim Harrison, Gregg Orr, Beef Torrey. JIM HARRISON: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1964-2008.
(Chatham, Russell). Lincoln: University of Nebraska, (2009). First edition, the "Collector's Edition," one of only 100 copies bound in full leather, each SIGNED BY HARRISON and the editors, Orr and Torrey, and with a SIGNED PRINT of "Late Afternoon"--the illustration BY RUSSELL CHATHAM used for the dust jacket of the trade edition--housed in envelope pasted inside the rear cover. An extensive, "real" bibliography, i.e., it covers all of Harrison's work, tells one how to identify first printings, and provides printing quantities (when available). 331pages, including index. Illustrated with pictures of the book jackets, covers, broadsides, etc., and with a frontis portrait of Harrison by Barry Moser. Foreword by Harrison, and introduction by Robert DeMott. Fine.

[Book #47326]       Price: $250.00
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