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THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: Poems 1929-1944. Christopher Morley. THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: Poems 1929-1944.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1944. First edition. Very good in dust jacket.

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THE PALETTE KNIFE. Christopher Morley. THE PALETTE KNIFE.
Chelsea, NY: Chocorua Press, 1929. First edition. One of 450 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Six hand-colored illustrations by Rene Gockinga. Near fine with a touch of darkening on hinges, and cover lightly soiled; in a lightly rubbed slipcase.

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THE AENEIDS OF VIRGIL: Done into English Verse. William Morris. THE AENEIDS OF VIRGIL: Done into English Verse.
London: Ellis and White, 1876. First edition. Good in rubbed, gray-blue cloth boards with spine label chipped and worn, boards visible at corners, and front hinge starting. [Forman 41]. Scarce.

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GREEN GRASS, BLUE SKY, WHITE HOUSE. Wright Morris. GREEN GRASS, BLUE SKY, WHITE HOUSE.
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1970. First edition. One of 200 SIGNED, NUMBERED copies. Fine in original acetate dust jacket.

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HERE IS EINBAUM. Wright Morris. HERE IS EINBAUM.
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. First edition. One of 226 SIGNED, NUMBERED copies. Fine without dust jacket, as issued.

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THE HUGE SEASON. Wright Morris. THE HUGE SEASON.
New York: The Viking Press, 1954. First edition. Fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with light foxing to edges of rear flap and two small closed tears to bottom edge of spine with tape repair on verso.

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MY UNCLE DUDLEY. Wright Morris. MY UNCLE DUDLEY.
New York: Harcourt Brace, (1957). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Cross country trip in the mid-1920s narrated by Dudley's nephew, The Kid, who recalls how his uncle recruits a group of seven passengers traveling east and uses their deposits to purchase a rattletrap car. Along the way, they deal with mechanical breakdowns, inclement weather, and unfriendly local law enforcement. Very good to near fine with front bottom corners creased and normal darkening near inner hinges; in a bright, very good or better dust jacket with minor chipping on corners and spine ends and a few faint stains on verso of spine which barely show through.

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APG 062.3 (2004). Toni Morrison. APG 062.3 (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.
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BELOVED. Toni Morrison. BELOVED.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First edition. Pulitzer Prize winner. Uncorrected proof with no tentative publication date noted. Spine sunned, front cover and first several pages rumpled (appears to have served as a drink coaster for a short while), otherwise very good in blue, printed paperwraps.

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A MERCY. Toni Morrison. A MERCY.
New York: Knopf, (2008). First edition. SIGNED by Morrison on Knopf bookplate affixed to half-title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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SONG OF SOLOMON. Toni Morrison. SONG OF SOLOMON.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1978. First UK edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with slight sticker shadow on front flap.

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SULA. Toni Morrison. SULA.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1974. First edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's second book. Spine ends a little tender, otherwise a crisp, fine copy in in dust jacket with only a touch of minor shelf wear.

[Book #49301]       Price: $850.00
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GIOVANNI'S GIFT. Bradford Morrow. GIOVANNI'S GIFT.
(New York): Viking, (1996). First edition. Advance reading copy in glossy, pictorial paperwraps. Fine in a box that mimics a cigar box and has designs similar to those found on the novel's front cover. Can't have been many issued in the box, as it seems to be quite scarce.

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PUBLIC WORKS: A Dangerous Trade. Robert Moses. PUBLIC WORKS: A Dangerous Trade.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1970). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Leyland Hayward with high regard / Robert Moses." Hayward (1902-1971) was a theatrical and Hollywood producer, most notably of "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music." Moses, who was the subject of Robert Caro's 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, THE POWER BROKER, was known as the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City and environs; and though Caro's biography dealt a blow to his reputation, Moses' projects were considered by many to be necessary for the region's development after the Great Depression [Wikipedia]. Large octavo, full blue pebbled-leather boards embellished in gilt on front and stamped in gilt on spine which is blocked in red; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Fine in original though worn acetate which we will replace or cover with fresh mylar upon request. Also includes copies of Moses' 23-page response to Caro's book and Caro's response to Moses' response to his book.

[Book #54867]       Price: $300.00
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THE WORKS OF LOUISE MUHLBACH: In Eighteen Volumes. Louise Muhlbach. THE WORKS OF LOUISE MUHLBACH: In Eighteen Volumes.
New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1902. Reprint edition. Her works, complete in 18 volumes, each with colored frontispiece from paintings of Walter H. Everett. Mühlbach was the pen name of Clara Mundt (1814-1873), a German writer best known for her works of historical fiction which enjoyed a wide but short-lived popularity [Wikipedia]. Green cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine; top edges gilt. Spines fading but lettering readable; scattered edgewear, previous owner's name and date on front endpapers. A good or better set with all volumes tight and well bound.

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WIFE. Bharati Mukherjee. WIFE.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Short note to author/critic Doris Grumbach is also laid in ('can we postpone the swimming lesson---". INSCRIBED "To Doris, With love & gratitude, & in admiration, Bharati Mukherjee." Fine in very good or better dust jacket that has only that has a closed tear that has creased, two small nicks and minor edge rubbing.

[Book #30592]       Price: $100.00
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MESQUITE JENKINS. Clarence E. Mulford. MESQUITE JENKINS.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. 1928. First edition. Very good with inscription on front endpaper; in a bright, almost very good dust jacket with soiling, closed tears and shallow chipping.

[Book #29384]       Price: $175.00
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THE UNKIND WORD: And Other Stories. Dinah Maria; Mrs. Craik Mulock, Gentleman" By the author of "John Halifax. THE UNKIND WORD: And Other Stories.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1870. First US edition. Includes a few stories of a supernatural and/or fantastic bent. Very good to near fine in the original green cloth.

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THE GOOD APPRENTICE. Iris Murdoch. THE GOOD APPRENTICE.
London: Chatto & Windus, (1985). First edition. Very fine in dust jacket.

[Book #28462]       Price: $60.00
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THE GREEN KNIGHT. Iris Murdoch. THE GREEN KNIGHT.
(New York): Viking, (1994). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof, near fine in green, printed paperwraps.

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BEDROCK. Timothy Murphy. BEDROCK.
No-place: Aralia Press, 1998. First edition. One of 160 unnumbered copies. INSCRIBED to Pulitzer Prize winning poet Anthony Hecht, "To Tony Hecht with fond wishes for a prolific New Year. Tim Murphy 28 December 1998." Also with a four-line inscription on an early page signed "Timothy of Shrewsbury." Fine in black cloth boards with white title label on spine. Printed on Johannot paper with Weiss type. Issued without dust jacket.

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DEATH OF A DUTCHMAN. Magdalen Nabb. DEATH OF A DUTCHMAN.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). First U.S. edition. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE MARSHAL AND THE MADWOMAN: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery. Magdalen Nabb. THE MARSHAL AND THE MADWOMAN: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1988). First U.S. edition. A review copy, with publisher's blurb laid in. Fine in pictorial dust jacket.

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THE MARSHAL AND THE MURDERER: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery. Magdalen Nabb. THE MARSHAL AND THE MURDERER: A Marshal Guarnaccia Mystery.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1987). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof with probable publication date October 1987. Fine in red paperwraps.

[Book #48512]       Price: $50.00
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APG 112.3 (2004). Vladimir Nabokov. APG 112.3 (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 #22862]       Price: $12.00
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