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RADITZER: A Novel. Peter Matthiessen. RADITZER: A Novel.
New York: Viking, 1961. First edition. Few spots of very light foxing on endpapers and white spine, otherwise fine in dust jacket with only minor wear on corners and spine ends and a few soiled spots on white back panel.

[Book #33386]       Price: $125.00
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CAESAR'S WIFE. W. Somerset Maugham. CAESAR'S WIFE.
London: William Heinemann Ltd. (1938). First edition of this play, a comedy in three acts. Simultaneously issued in hardback and paperwraps, and presume therefore a relatively small quantity of the hardbacks were issued. This copy in hardback. Name on front endpaper otherwise very good condition in red cloth with very minor cover wear. We assume it was issued without a dust jacket, as none is mentioned in either Toole or the Rothchild Collection.

[Book #52200]       Price: $250.00
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THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM TO LADY DUFF. W. Somerset Maugham. THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM TO LADY DUFF.
Pacific Palisades: Rasselas Press, 1982. First edition. Frontispiece drawing of Maugham and facsimile handwritten letter. Printed leterpress by Patrick Reagh. Edited and with an introduction by Loren R. Rothschild. One of 26 SIGNED lettered copies (signed by Reagh and Rothschild). There were also 274 unsigned, numbered copies. Gray cloth with printed paper label on the spine and upper front cover. Spine very lightly faded, otherwise fine, in a matching gray cloth slipcase. Publisher's promotional leaflet laid in.

[Book #42721]       Price: $150.00
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THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM TO LADY JULIET DUFF. W. Somerset Maugham. THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM TO LADY JULIET DUFF.
Pacific Palisades: Rasselas Press, 1982. First edition. One of 274 numbered copies (out of 300). Fine as issued without dust jacket.

[Book #41958]       Price: $60.00
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THE RAZOR'S EDGE. W. Somerset Maugham. THE RAZOR'S EDGE.
London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd. (1944). First Australian edition (so stated). There is minor unavoidable offset on the endpapers. The front pastedown has a very small bookstore bookplate. Otherwise, fine in dust jacket with slight edgewear and a little age darkening to spine and back panel.

[Book #43854]       Price: $150.00
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THE SUMMING UP. W. Somerset Maugham. THE SUMMING UP.
London: William Heinemann Ltd. (1938). First edition. Autobiographical ramblings. Few minor spots on cover, otherwise very good to fine in dust jacket with closed tear on front fold, tiny chips on corners and a chip at head of spine not affecting any lettering (a little over a quarter inch).

[Book #33209]       Price: $100.00
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THE SUMMING UP. W. Somerset Maugham. THE SUMMING UP.
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1938. First edition. Autobiographical ramblings. Black cloth boards; top edge red. About fine with barest wear in price-clipped dust jacket with wear and chipping on top edge and front spine fold and corners but otherwise still very good.

[Book #54470]       Price: $75.00
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A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK. W. Somerset Maugham. A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK.
London: William Heinemann, (1949). First UK edition. Rear tips slightly bumped, otherwise near fine in price-"clipped" (actually it's a 2" by 3" square cut from bottom edge of flap) dust jacket with light edge rubbing, some chipping to spine ends and tips, light soiling to rear panel and a 1/4" chip in upper edge of front panel. The "Book Society Choice" wrap-around band has a slightly tanned spine.

[Book #35763]       Price: $60.00
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WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM: A Catalogue of the Loren and Fances Rothchild Collection. William Somerset Maugham, Loren Whiteman Rothschild, Deborah. WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM: A Catalogue of the Loren and Fances Rothchild Collection...
Los Angeles: Heritage Press, 2001. First edition. Compiled and edited by Loren Rothschild and Deborah Whiteman, with an introduction by Paul Theroux. A competent job and well worth the price for both collectors and dealers. In addition to the books, it contains sections on letters, manuscripts, typescripts and other Maugham related items. It is 8 x 11 inches with 370 pages including an index and numerous illustrations. In regard to the books, most issue points are mentioned but the bibliographers do not consistently mention whether a book actually states first edition or first published (always one of our hangups). In the case of Maugham, this is particularly important as Doubleday, his American publisher, only put the "first edition" statement on the first printings and may have reprinted the book five times the first year. So, you’ll still need the Stott Maugham bibliography. New in dust jacket at published price.

[Book #25988]       Price: $50.00
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THE MARRIED WOMAN'S PRIVATE MEDICAL COMPANION: Embracing the Treatment of Menstruation, or Monthly Turns, During Their Stoppage, Irregularity, or Entire Suppression. A. M. Mauriceau. THE MARRIED WOMAN'S PRIVATE MEDICAL COMPANION: Embracing the Treatment of Menstruation, or Monthly Turns, During Their Stoppage, Irregularity, or Entire Suppression.
New York: No publisher, 1848. First edition, second printing; the first was in 1847. Covers "Pregnancy, and How it May be Determined; with the Treatment of its Various Diseases; Discovery to Prevent Pregnancy; the Great and Important Necessity Where Malformation or Inability Exists to Give Birth; To Prevent Miscarriage or Abortion; When Proper and Necessary to Effect Miscarriage, When Attended with Entire Safety; Causes and Mode of Cure of Barrenness, or Sterility." Blindstamped green cloth boards with plain, unlettered spine (presumably for privacy). Spine a little cocked, covers moderately soiled, rear free endpaper missing, pages a little age darkened with scattered foxing/staining throughout. Still a good or better, tight copy.

[Book #52579]       Price: $150.00
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APG 042.4 (2004). William Maxwell. APG 042.4 (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 #22851]       Price: $3.00
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BRIGHT CENTER OF HEAVEN. William Maxwell. BRIGHT CENTER OF HEAVEN.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. About very good with cloth binding lightly rubbed and soiled, spine ends and corners rubbed, spine slightly faded and bumped on ends, small tear in cloth at top of spine, rear endpaper lightly soiled, and a few small marks of soiling to the outside edge of the text block. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51856]       Price: $400.00
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TIME WILL DARKEN IT. William Maxwell. TIME WILL DARKEN IT.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. First edition. Very good with edges lightly rubbed and showing some fraying, especially at spine ends; in bright, near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with scattered foxing to rear panel edges and just a touch at folds, and small internal tape repairs to two inconspicuous spine tears. Scarce in dust jacket, especially one as attactive as this. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET.

[Book #53550]       Price: $450.00
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THE LOVE BOOKS OF OVID: Being the Amores, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris and Medicamina Faciei Femineae of Publius Ovidius Naso. J. Lewis May. THE LOVE BOOKS OF OVID: Being the Amores, Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris and Medicamina Faciei Femineae of Publius Ovidius Naso.
Jean De Bosschere. London: John Lane/ The Bodley Head Ltd, 1925. First edition thus: Translated from the Latin by J. Lewis May and illustrated by Jean De Bosschere with 24 full-page color and black-and-white plates. Number 2107 of 3000 copies. Gilt-decorated blue cloth boards; gilt-stamped, heavy black paper dust jacket. Scattered foxing to first and last few leaves, otherwise near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and split at front spine fold internally mended with archival tape.

[Book #53716]       Price: $150.00
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THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE: The Many-Colored Land (1981); The Golden Torc (1982); The Nonborn King (1983); The Adversary (1984); and A Pliocene Companion: Being A Reader's Guide (1984). Julian May. THE SAGA OF PLIOCENE EXILE: The Many-Colored Land (1981); The Golden Torc (1982); The Nonborn King (1983); The Adversary (1984); and A Pliocene Companion: Being A Reader's Guide (1984).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1981 - 1984. First edition of each volume, a LIMITED ISSUE housed together IN PUBLISHER'S SLIPCASE. Number 262 of 500 sets, each volume SIGNED BY MAY in green ink on a tipped-in colophon page. This four-volume "Saga of the Exiles" (as it's known in the UK) was May's first fiction written for adults to be published under her own name. The narrative surrounds the adventures of a group of outcasts on a one-way trip to the Pliocene Epoch for, they hope, a utopian escape from the complexity and politics of their present-day intergalactic society (Wikipedia). The companion volume includes a glossary, descriptions of the characters, maps, a chronology, and three interviews with the author. The books are all crisp and fine in near fine to fine dust jackets with the barest wear. Slipcase shows light rubbing to corners and one edge but is otherwise fine. HER BEST-KNOWN SERIES.

[Book #54741]       Price: $350.00
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THE COLOR OF WATER: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother. James McBride. THE COLOR OF WATER: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.
New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by author with quote from pg. 38, "I never saw Mommy 'Get Happy'," including valediction, "peace," followed by the author's signature. Advance reading copy in fine condition but for slight shelf wear around the edges.

[Book #50207]       Price: $60.00
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APG 145.3 (2004). Cormac McCarthy. APG 145.3 (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 #22852]       Price: $5.25
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SUTTREE. Cormac McCarthy. SUTTREE.
New York: Random House, (1979). First edition. His fourth novel, started well before the publication of his first one and considered by many among his best works. Certainly not as dark as some of the rest. Black cloth backed cream-yellow boards; gilt stamped spine and front. Slight lean to head of spine making the cloth a little concave toward top, as often seen; top corner front board nicked, page edges faintly foxed, otherwise very good or better in dust jacket with spine lettering toned, minor edge rubbing and one tiny tear, otherwise near fine.

[Book #54122]       Price: $750.00
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MARY MCCARTHY'S THEATRE CHRONICLES 1937-1962. Mary McCarthy. MARY MCCARTHY'S THEATRE CHRONICLES 1937-1962.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, (1963). First edition. Page edges slightly age darkened, otherwise about fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light edgewear.

[Book #33442]       Price: $50.00
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SIGHTS AND SPECTACLES 1937-1956. Mary McCarthy. SIGHTS AND SPECTACLES 1937-1956.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1956). First edition. Light stain on bottom page edges and small mark on bottom edge of rear board, otherwise about fine in slightly soiled dust jacket.

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SWEET FOR A SEASON. Joseph McCord. SWEET FOR A SEASON.
Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith Company, (1939). First edition. INSCRIBED and signed by "The Author" on the front endpaper. Near fine with light rubbing along the edges, gently bumped spine ends, and endpapers showing faint offest. In a near fine, gently rubbed and soiled dust jacket, with minimal edgewear including two small closed tears at the top of the spine which have been repaired with tape to the verso. Cover art still clear and bright.

[Book #51527]       Price: $150.00
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'TIS: A Memoir. Frank McCourt. 'TIS: A Memoir.
(New York): Scribner, (1999). First edition. SIGNED by author. His second book, continuing his life story starting with the last word in "Angela's Ashes," which, of course was an instant success. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #40921]       Price: $60.00
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A MONK SWIMMING: A Memoir. Malachy McCourt. A MONK SWIMMING: A Memoir.
New York: Hyperion, (1998). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Near fine in dust jacket.

[Book #47882]       Price: $50.00
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APG 176.0 (2007). Carson McCullers. APG 176.0 (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 #42847]       Price: $4.00
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CLOCK WITHOUT HANDS. Carson McCullers. CLOCK WITHOUT HANDS.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Two volumes. Each a stated first edition. One in the presumed first-state dust jacket with photo of McCullers leaning forward (vs. back) on rear panel and rear flap blurbs beginning with Tennessee Williams (closed tear extending from top of cut-out to jacket top edge). The other in presumed variant, or perhaps later-issue jacket with photo of McCullers leaning back on rear panel and rear flap blurbs beginning with Sitwell and with a new line added. Both jackets have four blurbs--by Williams, Sitwell, Pritchett and David Garnett. Both in price-clipped dust jackets with minor wear on corners and spine ends.

[Book #49957]       Price: $225.00
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