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FRUITS & VEGETABLES. Erica Jong. FRUITS & VEGETABLES.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). First edition. Her first book, although she went on to become more famous for her FEAR OF FLYING. Presumed review copy, without a review slip but with photo of Jong laid, which differs from the one used on the back of the dust jacket (photo is very good with spotting on verso visible at margins). Fine in bright, fine dust jacket with inconspicuous foxing to rear flap.

[Book #49470]       Price: $150.00
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PERSEPHONE. Jenny Joseph. PERSEPHONE.
(Newcastle upon Tyne): Bloodaxe Books Ltd. (1986). First edition. Fine in dust jacket. Winner of the 1986 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction.

[Book #40272]       Price: $100.00
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JAMES JOYCE'S HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY Side and Front Views. James Joyce, By Richard Ellmann. JAMES JOYCE'S HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY Side and Front Views.
Washington, D. C. Library of Congress, 1982. First edition. A lecture by Ellmann delivered at the Library on March 10, 1982. 28 pages including a frontis drawing of Joyce by Brancusi and a full-page photo of him. Fine in green paperwraps.

[Book #39684]       Price: $60.00
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THREE DAYS WITH JOYCE. James Joyce, Gisele Freund. THREE DAYS WITH JOYCE.
New York: Persea Books, (1985). First edition. An elegant and intimate photographic portrait of the great master of modern literature, James Joyce, as seen through the camera of world-renowned photographer Gisele Freund. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #45315]       Price: $60.00
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APG 123.2 (2004). James Joyce. APG 123.2 (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 #22830]       Price: $15.00
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EXILES A Play in Three Acts. James Joyce. EXILES A Play in Three Acts.
New York: Viking, 1951. Second American edition. Originally published in 1918. This edition includes unpublished notes by Joyce discovered after his death, and an introduction by Padraic Colum. One of 1975 copies. Original cloth spine and red boards are fine, in dust jacket with spine and edges a bit tanned, and a small chip and closed tears.

[Book #46008]       Price: $300.00
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FINNEGANS WAKE. James Joyce. FINNEGANS WAKE.
London/ New York: Faber & Faber/ Viking Press, 1939. First edition, limited issue. Number 62 of 425 numbered copies SIGNED by Joyce. The poorly made slipcase usually shows up in bad condition, if at all, but this one is in nice shape with only light soiling, bottom panel a little darkened, and light, minor stain to back panel. A fine copy in nearly fine slipcase. A REMARKABLY NICE COPY, SIGNED BY JOYCE.

[Book #51714]       Price: $15,000.00
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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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ULYSSES. James Joyce. ULYSSES.
Hamburg, Paris, Bologna: Odyssey Press, (1932). Revised by Stuart Gilbert, first edition thus. "Regarded as the definitive standard edition, as it has been specially revised, at the author's request." Two volumes; 792 pages. Pale gray paperwraps printed in red. Spines tanned, few small tears, and spine ends chipped affecting a few letters, otherwise this fragile set is very good.

[Book #53596]       Price: $175.00
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A SHORTER FINNEGANS WAKE. James Joyce, Anthony Burgess. A SHORTER FINNEGANS WAKE
New York: Viking Press, (1967). First U.S. edition of this "painful and difficult" editing by Anthony Burgess to bring Joyce's tome to "the length of an ordinary novel." Long gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise near fine in near fine, lightly spine faded, price-clipped dust jacket with minor wear on corners and spine ends.

[Book #52011]       Price: $100.00
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THE SUMMER ANNIVERSARIES. Donald Justice. THE SUMMER ANNIVERSARIES.
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1960). First edition. Fine in slightly soiled dust jacket wih tanned spine, a few tiny edge tears and tape reinforcement to verso of head of spine. The 1959 Lamont Poetry Selection.

[Book #35660]       Price: $120.00
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MICHIGAN ROLL. Tom Kakonis. MICHIGAN ROLL.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #43330]       Price: $50.00
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THE HOWARD HUGHES AFFAIR. Stuart M. Kaminsky. THE HOWARD HUGHES AFFAIR.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979). First edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very good with top edges of pages slightly rumpled from dampness and some light bumping; in a price-clipped dust jacket with some edge rubbing and lower rear tip nicked.

[Book #36380]       Price: $60.00
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ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Elisha Kent Kane. ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55.
Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First edition. Two volumes. "Illustrated by upwards of 300 engravings, from sketches by the author." Folding map in each volume. Ex-library with typical markings on spine and endpapers. Cloth at spine ends chipped still a good, solid set.

[Book #52669]       Price: $275.00
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A GIFT OF TIME: A Play in Two Acts. Garson Kanin. A GIFT OF TIME: A Play in Two Acts.
New York: Random House, (1962). First edition. Adapted from the book DEATH OF A MAN by Lael Tucker Wertenbaker. Fine in lightly soiled dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs from the stage production starring Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland.

[Book #33282]       Price: $50.00
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DON'T TOUCH ME. MacKinlay Kantor. DON'T TOUCH ME.
New York: Random House, (1951). First edition, in two very different dust jackets: the original dust jacket and a jacket advertising the first Bantam Books printing with "Presentation copy--Courtesy of Bantam Books" on front panel. The book itself is very good or better, as is the original dust jacket (edges nicked and rubbed, rear panel slightly soiled, creased and rubbed tear to bottom, front corner). The Bantam dust jacket, with a slightly different, grayscale version of the eventual color paperback illustration, has plain flaps, title and author on spine (no mention of publisher), and notes on the back cover, "This Presentation Copy Is the Original Random House Edition." The jacket is light rubbed, chipped at spine ends and corners, and slightly faded at spine. An interesting copy.

[Book #43317]       Price: $100.00
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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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I'D RATHER BE RIGHT: A Musical Revue. George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart. I'D RATHER BE RIGHT: A Musical Revue.
New York: Random House, (1937). First edition. Satirical political musical with score by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Illustrated with photographs from the original staged production. Hinges a little darkened, otherwise near fine in somewhat edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket with spine ends rubbed and nicked (affecting "Kaufman" at head of spine), rubbing and short tears to edges, and shallow 1" chip from bottom edge, rear panel. Still, a bright dust jacket; illustrated with a photo of George M. Cohan in the role of Roosevelt on front.

[Book #49079]       Price: $150.00
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FROM JEHOVAH TO JAZZ. Helen L. Kaufmann. FROM JEHOVAH TO JAZZ.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1937. First edition. "Music in America for psalmody to the present day, with Illustrations by Alajalov." Spine and edges sunned a bit but lettering readable; in a very good dust jacket with some edgewear and a few light foxed spots on back panel.

[Book #52444]       Price: $100.00
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED: To a Fan on "Toledo Blade" Letterhead. Carolyn Keene, Mildred Wirt Benson. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED: To a Fan on "Toledo Blade" Letterhead.
Toledo, Ohio: March 5, 1998. On 5 3/4 x 7 1/4" notepaper with letterhead of the Editorial Department, "You write a fine letter .... It amazes me that Nancy Drew remains so popular. Sincerely, Mildred W. Benson (Carolyn Keene)." Benson, the acknowledged creator of Nancy Drew, wrote 23 of the first 30 books beginning in 1930 with THE SECRET OF THE OLD CLOCK. Much like the enduring character she brought life to, she was an adventurer who, in addition to being a writer and journalist, was a pilot and amateur archaeologist. Over the course of her career Benson wrote 112 additional children's books and numerous short stories, and her career in journalism spanned 58 years -- first at the Toledo Times and then at the Toledo Blade, where she continued to write a column until she passed away in 2002 at the age 96. Light creases, stray pen marks on verso, otherwise fine. Includes original mailing envelope addressed by Benson. Letters such as this one, wholly in Benson's own hand, are quite scarce. HANDWRITTEN LETTER FROM THE CREATOR OF NANCY DREW.

[Book #54816]       Price: $1,250.00
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MY RELIGION. Helen Keller. MY RELIGION.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1927. First edition. Spine fading, otherwise very good in dust jacket with edge wear and chips on spine ends and corners.

[Book #42359]       Price: $100.00
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED. Helen Keller. TYPED LETTER SIGNED.
New York, 1944. One full page, typed letter on Helen Keller's personal stationery; addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Hanson and dated June 24, 1944. The letter, soliciting donations for financial support for the American Foundation for the Blind, is SIGNED in ink in Keller's hand. At the time, Keller had been working for the AFB for twenty years (as she states in the letter). The letter describes the experience of being without sight and extols the virtues of the organization. Lightly creased where previously folded in quarters, otherwise fine.

[Book #49509]       Price: $500.00
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A DIFFERENT DRUMMER. William Melvin Kelley. A DIFFERENT DRUMMER.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1962. First edition. His first book, a novel set in a mythical southern state where a man destroys his own home and livelihood and heads out, setting in motion a mass exodus of the entire black population of the state. Presumed publisher's copy with "Doubleday & Co." stamped on front endpaper. Very minor offsets on endpapers, book slightly cocked, cloth spine a little soiled, and a few small spots on internal pages, otherwise very good in two dust jackets: one with a write-up about the book on the back cover; the other with 7 reviews of the book. We assume the one with the reviews is the later jacket. Both jackets have minor edge wear but are still very good or better.

[Book #52172]       Price: $150.00
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PLAIN FACTS ABOUT SEXUAL LIFE. J. H. Kellogg, John Harvey. PLAIN FACTS ABOUT SEXUAL LIFE.
Battle Creek, Mich. The Office of the Health Reformer, 1877. First edition. Odd and unusual opinions and pronouncements on sex and sexual practices from the Battle Creek doctor famous for the invention (with his brother) of Corn Flakes. Kellogg ran a sanitarium using holistic methods, with a particular focus on nutrition, enemas, exercise and abstinence, and he was known for his "work on the rehabilitation of masturbators, often employing extreme measures, even mutilation, on both sexes. He was an advocate of circumcising young boys to curb masturbation and applying phenol to a young woman's clitoris" (Wikipedia). Topics covered herein include: Sexual Life, Use and Abuse, Chastity, Continence, Marital Excesses, Prevention of Conception, Infanticide and Abortion, The Social Evil, and Solitary Vice. "The prime object of [this book's] preparation has been to call attention to the great prevalence of sexual excesses of all kinds and the heinous crimes resulting from some forms of sexual transgression, and to point out the terrible results which inevitably follow the violation of sexual law" (from the introduction). Small 8vo.; brown cloth lettered and with ornament in gilt on spine and front, blind-stamped borders to boards; brown, coated endpapers; 356 pages, including index, plus 4 pages of ads. Brief underlining and paragraph marked in margin p.89 (a section cautioning against older men "forming unions" with young girls), otherwise near fine. SCARCE TO RARE, perhaps owing to the distribution methods outlined in the introduction, "This work should be judiciously circulated; and to secure this, the publishers will take care to place it in the hands of agents competent to circulate it with discretion." Although not indicated as such in the book, this copy is from the collection of poet, short story writer, and Faulkner scholar Louis Daniel Brodsky. ODD AND UNUSUAL OPINIONS AND PRONOUNCEMENTS ON SEX AND SEXUAL PRACTICES.

[Book #54258]       Price: $600.00
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A FAMILY MADNESS. Thomas Keneally. A FAMILY MADNESS.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1985). First edition. BOLDLY INSCRIBED on title page, "Not even Oskar Schindler could have saved them. Tom Keneally 1999" (no recipient). Uncorrected proof, fine in printed yellow paperwraps with handwritten projected date of publication (March 18), price, and agent contact info. GREAT INSCRIPTION.

[Book #49798]       Price: $150.00
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