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WHITE HOUSE YEARS, YEARS OF UPHEAVAL & YEARS OF RENEWAL. Henry Kissinger. WHITE HOUSE YEARS, YEARS OF UPHEAVAL & YEARS OF RENEWAL.
Boston / New York: Little, Brown / Simon & Schuster, (1979 / 1982 / 1999). First edition of each of the three equally massive volumes of his memoirs, the first of which won the National Book Award for History. Third volume SIGNED BY KISSINGER on title page. Kissinger, who won the Nobel Peace Prize then tried to return the award, has always been a controversial figure but is still sought out for his views. Each volume heavily illustrated with maps and photographs. All three with spines a little shaken as one might expect but each is still fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear. THIRD VOLUME SIGNED BY KISSINGER.

[Book #54729]       Price: $750.00
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DIRECTIONS FOR INVIGORATING AND PROLONGING LIFE; Or, THE INVALID'S ORACLE. William Kitchiner. DIRECTIONS FOR INVIGORATING AND PROLONGING LIFE; Or, THE INVALID'S ORACLE.
New York: J & J Harper, 1831. First American edition from the sixth London edition. Revised and improved by T. S. Barrett. Covers agreeable methods to relieve indigestion and strengthen the action of the stomach and bowels, among other things. 252 pages including index; early, full-leather binding worn on edges but still good and tight. Bookplate of Ronald G. Curlin M.D.

[Book #35870]       Price: $100.00
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THE UNGRATEFUL GARDEN. Carolyn Kizer. THE UNGRATEFUL GARDEN.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1961). First edition. Her first book, a collection of poetry. INSCRIBED on first page and on her laid-in business card "to Elaine and Sam, her guardian angels." Very good in pictorial paperwraps (a simultaneous hardback was also published) with minor fading on spine and edges and a little rubbed.

[Book #54401]       Price: $125.00
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PENTHESILEA: A Tragic Drama. Heinrich Von Kleist. PENTHESILEA: A Tragic Drama.
[New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, (1998). First edition. Translated and introduced by Joel Agee. Uncorrected proof, fine in tan paperwraps. Includes glossy pictorial dust jacket, with drawings by Maurice Sendak.

[Book #33314]       Price: $50.00
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THE END OF THE FLIGHT. Burton Kline. THE END OF THE FLIGHT.
New York: The Macaulay Co. (1917). First edition. Near fine in aged and lightly soiled dust jacket with small, internal tape repair and a few shallow chips. Scarce in this condition.

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"THERE'S BEEN MURDER DONE" A Novel of Crime, Police Work, and Punishment. K. T. Knoblock. "THERE'S BEEN MURDER DONE" A Novel of Crime, Police Work, and Punishment.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1931. First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. In the "Harper Sealed Mysteries" series, with tissue seal present but opened (carefully). Touch of softening to spine ends still fine; in good dust jacket with mostly shallow edge chipping not affecting any lettering.

[Book #54780]       Price: $125.00
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OSIRIS CHIERICO. Naum Knop. OSIRIS CHIERICO.
Buenos Aires: Ediciones de Arte Gaglianone, 1987. First edition. With a full-page INSCRIPTION from Knop on front endpaper, dated 2-2-89 Washington. One of 1,500 numbered copies (of a total of 1,700). The work of the Argentine artist, with numerous illustratrations, mostly in black and white, but with some in color. Includes several essays in Spanish and English with biographical information. 183 pages, a large quarto. About fine in black cloth and original pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #53116]       Price: $150.00
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LONGFIELD: The House on the Neck. Josephine Gibson Knowlton. LONGFIELD: The House on the Neck.
(Providence, RI): Self-published, (1956). First edition. An historical look at the families of Abby and Mark Anthony D'Wolf and their "Longfield" house. Illustrated with 82 black-and-white photographic plates in addition to 2 portraits. Dark green cloth boards, lettering and decoration in gilt, with front cover design of a four-quarter coat of arms representing Gibson D'Wolf and Hastings Marston; endpapers with a picturesque harbor view of the town of Bristol from a watercolor by Louisa M. (Gibson) Pratt. Dust jacket is illustrated with a photograph of the house on the front panel and has printed flaps but is otherwise plain white (unprinted). Very good to near fine with cover showing only the barest wear to the spine ends, back lower corner slightly bumped, previous owner's name at head of endpaper and bookplate on fly-leaf. Interior pages are clear and bright. Dust jacket good-only due to pieces missing along the top edge of the front and spine but otherwise relatively bright and clean.

[Book #52629]       Price: $200.00
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SING A SONG OF MURDER. Robert Portner Koehler. SING A SONG OF MURDER.
New York: Phoenix Press, (1941). First edition. Pecos Appleby, a New Mexico policeman, finds a missing person who turns up dead. Spine slightly sloped, light shelf wear, still very good in about very good dust jacket with edges and folds lightly rubbed, shallow chipping and few small tears.

[Book #42151]       Price: $125.00
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DARKNESS AT NOON. Arthur Koestler. DARKNESS AT NOON.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. First edition thus: SIGNED by author and with a "special message for subscribers" by him for this edition (dated 1978). Limited edition but no limitation noted. Translated by Daphine Hardy with illustrations by George Roth. Fine in full decorated leather.

[Book #53673]       Price: $250.00
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WORDLY GOODS. Michael Korda. WORDLY GOODS.
New York: Random House, (1982). First edition. SIGNED by the author. Near fine in dust jacket with very light rubbing.

[Book #40783]       Price: $60.00
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THE SHRIKE. Joseph Kramm. THE SHRIKE.
New York: Random House, (1952). First edition. Pulitzer Prize winner. Near fine with page edges lightly soiled in dust jacket with very shallow chipping, a few short closed tears and some soiling.

[Book #23385]       Price: $50.00
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THE SHRIKE. Joseph Kramm. THE SHRIKE.
New York: Random House, (1952). First edition. Edges very slightly age darkened, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with tanned spine and one tiny closed edge tear. Pulitzer Prize winner. Includes photographs from the play, which starred Jose Ferrer.

[Book #33283]       Price: $50.00
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A HOLE IS TO DIG: A First Book of First Definitions. Ruth Krauss, Maurice, Sendak. A HOLE IS TO DIG: A First Book of First Definitions.
[New York]: Harper & Brothers, (1952). First edition, later issue/printing? A nice copy of Sendak's fourth book. This has the black spine and "Grr-r-r" on page 23, both later per Hanrahan A4. But still has the $1.50 price. Fine in dust jacket with the barest wear and a small sticker shadow on back panel.

[Book #36060]       Price: $100.00
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NO STONE UNTURNED: The Life and Times of Maggie Kuhn. Maggie Kuhn, Laura Quinn Christina Long. NO STONE UNTURNED: The Life and Times of Maggie Kuhn.
New York: Ballantine Books, (1991). First edition. INSCRIBED with "To Sarah From Maggie / To your future and peace in the world! April 18,1993." Kuhn was a lifetime champion of causes of women and minorities and founded the Grey Panthers in 1971, after being forced to retire from her executive position in the United Presbyterian Church. Illustrated with photographs. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #49793]       Price: $150.00
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THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA. Hanif Kureishi. THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA.
[New York]: Viking, (1990). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Uncorrected proof, fine in light green paperwraps.

[Book #29674]       Price: $60.00
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ANCESTORS & DESCENDANTS OF SARAH ELEANOR LADUE. Sarah Eleanor Ladue, Mrs. Grant Rideout. ANCESTORS & DESCENDANTS OF SARAH ELEANOR LADUE.
Chicago: Privately printed, 1930. First edition. Compiled by Mrs. Rideout for Mrs. Albert W. Harris. A genealogy illustrated with photographs, family crests, and numerous family trees. THREE PAGES OF TYPED ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS from a family member laid in. Near fine in red cloth boards (also noted in blue) with light wear to covers and paper clip marks to first few leaves. Ownership signature and address of Grant Rideout on first blank page.

[Book #52481]       Price: $100.00
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THE SELECTED LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB. Charles Lamb. THE SELECTED LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB.
New York: Farrar Straus and Cudahy, (1956). First edition. Near fine with small mark on bottom page edges (remainder mark?); in a price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing, a few small nicks and a chip at the top of the spine.

[Book #43306]       Price: $50.00
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INSIDE DAISY CLOVER. Gavin Lambert. INSIDE DAISY CLOVER.
New York: The Viking Press, (1963). First U.S. edition. Fine in dust jacket with some rubbing, light soiling to rear panel and some fading to pink background on spine and front flap fold. The basis for the movie which starred Natalie Wood.

[Book #35911]       Price: $60.00
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IN THE FORBIDDEN LAND. A. Henry Savage Landor. IN THE FORBIDDEN LAND.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899. First U.S. edition. An account of a journey into Tibet; capture by the Tibetan Lamas and soldiers; imprisonment, torture and ultimate release brought about by Dr. Wilson and the political Peshkar Karak Sing-Pal. Two volumes, 307 and 248 pages, respectively, illustrated with photgravures, 8 colored plates, 50 full page and 150 text illustrations and a folding map from surveys by the author. Top edges gilt. Lacking the frontis in volume 2 and minor cover wear, otherwise a very good, bright set.

[Book #34396]       Price: $150.00
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SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR. William Savage Landor, George Stillman Hillard. SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, (1856). First edition and only edition of this title. Excerpts from his writings on government, politics, literature, criticism, etc. Frontis of author, 308 pages including index. Name at head of title page, which has few tiny nicks to lower edge, otherwise very good or better.

[Book #39838]       Price: $100.00
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THE RED BOOK OF HEROES. Lang Mrs., Andrew Lang. THE RED BOOK OF HEROES.
A. Wallis Mills. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1909. First edition. Red cloth with gilt pictorial cover. Eight colored plates and numerous illustrations by A. Wallis Mills. Very good with spine ends beginning to fray but elaborate gilt illustration and lettering on spine and front cover still bright.

[Book #51353]       Price: $125.00
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DEATH IN BLOODHOUND RED. Virginia Lanier. DEATH IN BLOODHOUND RED.
Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, Inc. (1995). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. First state with "Anthony" misspelled "Athony" on front panel of dust jacket. A beautiful copy, fine in dust jacket.

[Book #32854]       Price: $175.00
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THE GOLDEN APPLE: A Musical in Two Acts. John Latouche, , Jerome Moross. THE GOLDEN APPLE: A Musical in Two Acts.
Hirschfeld. New York: Random House, (1954). First edition. "A Random House Play" illustrated with photographs from the stage production featuring Kaye Ballard and Jerry Stiller. Dust jacket illustration by Hirschfeld. Pastedowns a little darkened otherwise crisp and near fine. In price-clipped dust jacket very slightly tanned at spine with crease and one small tear to upper edge front panel, otherwise bright and near fine.

[Book #54708]       Price: $75.00
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APG 141.2 (2004). D. H. Lawrence. APG 141.2 (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 #22837]       Price: $27.75
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