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"Wang Khan of the Elephants" in the THE BIG BOOK FOR SCOUTS. Patrick O'Brian, Richard Patrick Russ. "Wang Khan of the Elephants" in the THE BIG BOOK FOR SCOUTS.
London/Oxford: Humphrey Milford/University Press, (1936). First edition. Edited by Herbert Strang. Includes the second appearance of the first published story by Patrick O'Brian, "Wang Khan of the Elephants," which was written under the name Richard Patrick Russ. The first appearance was in a 1933 anthology for scouts. Gift inscription (a Christmas wish) on front pastedown, edges rubbed, faint foxing to page edges and prelims, otherwise very good.

[Book #49674]       Price: $150.00
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APG 165.1 (2011). Patrick O'Brian. APG 165.1 (2011) 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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CAESAR: The Life Story of a Panda Leopard; and HUSSEIN: An Entertainment. Patrick O'Brian. CAESAR: The Life Story of a Panda Leopard; and HUSSEIN: An Entertainment.
(London): The British Library, (1999). First edition thus, with a new introduction by the author. Two volumes. Second editions of O'Brian's first two books, which were originally published under the name Richard Patrick Russ in 1930 and 1938, respectively. Number 23 of 250 copies SIGNED BY O'BRIAN (of 1000 copies total). Quarter leather pictorial boards housed in publisher's red cloth slipcase with label. Fine.

[Book #54872]       Price: $300.00
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THE DIAMOND LENS And Other Stories. Fitz-James O'Brien. THE DIAMOND LENS And Other Stories.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1932. First Edition. One of 750 copies. Blue boards sunned on edges and spine, otherwise near fine. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #38486]       Price: $50.00
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THE REMARKABLE MR. PENNYPACKER. Liam O'Brien. THE REMARKABLE MR. PENNYPACKER.
New York: Random House, (1954). First edition. Two very tiny tears to head of spine,otherwise near fine in price-clipped dust jacket with minor rubbing, orange background of spine faded and shallow chipping to spine ends and tips. Still, a bright, attractive copy with photographs from the production which starred Burgess Meredith.

[Book #33117]       Price: $60.00
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THE LINDBERGHS: The Story of a Distinguished Family. P. J. O'Brien, , Charles Lindbergh. THE LINDBERGHS: The Story of a Distinguished Family.
Philadephia: Universal Book and Bible House, (1935). First edition. A prospectus or salesman's dummy with order pages in back not filled in. About 40 pages of text and numerous photos. Very good to fine. Assume as issued without dust jacket.

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APG 043.3 (2004). Tim O'Brien. APG 043.3 (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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JULY, JULY. Tim O'Brien. JULY, JULY.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. First edition. Ten friends get together for their 30th college reunion; from the author of THE THINGS THEY CARRIED (true to form, among the friends coming together are a veteran and a draft-dodger). SIGNED and dated 11/20/02 on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket with a tiny nick to the spine.

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THE NUCLEAR AGE. Tim O'Brien. THE NUCLEAR AGE.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First edition. SIGNED by the author with a quote on the half-title page, "a pale dwarf moon gives light . . . / Tim O'Brien" Top corners lightly creased where bumped, otherwise near fine in like dust jacket with few tiny, inconspicuous tears including one affecting tip of "U" in title.

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THE GREEN AND THE RED: Sean O'Casey--The Man and His Plays. Sean O'Casey, Jules Koslow. THE GREEN AND THE RED: Sean O'Casey--The Man and His Plays.
(New York): Golden Griffin Books, (1950). First edition. Written by Jules Koslow. Covers somewhat foxed, otherwise very good in price-clipped dust jacket with two closed tears (with tape repair to verso), light soiling to rear panel and two 1/2" chips.

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THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS A Tragedy in Four Acts. Sean O'Casey. THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS A Tragedy in Four Acts.
New York: The Macmillan Co. 1926. First U.S. edition. His most famous play and one of the most famous Irish dramas. Minor rubbing to corners, name on front end paper, and a small dark spot on front inner hinge paper, otherwise very good or better in a dust jacket with some edgewear and minor chipping and one nickel size chip at front top right corner affecting the "h" in Plough. A Cornerstone of Irish Drama.

[Book #32771]       Price: $125.00
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THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice. O'Connor Sandra Day. THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice.
New York: Random House, (2003). First trade edition. SIGNED by O'Connor. This memoir by the first female Supreme Court Justice explores her approach to the law and the Court as living entities. Illustrated with photos. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #49945]       Price: $175.00
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APG 105.3 (2004). Flannery O'Connor. APG 105.3 (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 #22865]       Price: $3.75
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WISE BLOOD. Flannery O'Connor. WISE BLOOD.
London: Neville Spearman, (1955). First UK edition of the author's first book. One of the best and strongest southern writers, in our opinion. Endpapers a trifle dark and about an inch of an offset line on half title page, otherwise fine in an unchipped dust jacket showing a little age and a few tiny soiled spots but very bright and nice with the barest wear on corners and spine ends.

[Book #40357]       Price: $600.00
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LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest. Sandra Day O'Connor, , H. Alan Day. LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest.
New York: Random House, (2002). First edition. SIGNED by O'Connor. Her story of growing up on a cattle ranch in the American Southwest. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #40920]       Price: $125.00
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LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest. Sandra Day O'Connor, H. Alan Day. LAZY B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest.
New York: Random House, (2002). First edition. Uncorrected proof. INSCRIBED "To a Fellow Texan" and SIGNED by Justice O'Connor. Filled with family photos of the Days on the ranch. Tentative publishing date of February 2002. Fine in publisher's logo-printed paperwraps.

[Book #48869]       Price: $175.00
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HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES. Anita O'Day. HIGH TIMES HARD TIMES.
New York: Putnam Sons, (1981). First edition. INSCRIBED on plain bookplate, "To Bill Beverly/ Thanks for the kind words. Love, Anita O'Day 3/4/82." Her autobiography written with George Eells. At the age of twenty-two, O'Day was one of the brightest stars on the music scene but just ten years later she was strung out and broke in a California jail. Fine in fine dust jacket with the barest wear. A relatively scarce inscription. INSCRIBED BY O'DAY.

[Book #53609]       Price: $450.00
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MY LEAD DOG WAS A LESBIAN: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod -- the World's Most Grueling Race. Brian Patrick O'Donoghue. MY LEAD DOG WAS A LESBIAN: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod -- the World's Most Grueling Race.
New York: Vintage Books, (1996). First edition. Uncorrected proof, fine in light blue, printed paperwraps.

[Book #54911]       Price: $30.00
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THE INFORMER. O'Flaherty Liam. THE INFORMER.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1925). First edition. His most famous work, a tale of the Irish Underground in Dublin. Made into a memorable film in 1935 directed by John Ford. A Haycroft-Queen cornerstone title. The book is about fine with only faint foxing on front page edges, in dust jacket a little soiled and darkened on spine.

[Book #53821]       Price: $2,500.00
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APG 179.0 (2007). John O'Hara. APG 179.0 (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.
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APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA. John O'Hara. APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1934). First edition. His first book, considered one of his best and most successful. On a number of best-of lists of major works of the last century, including the Time Top 100. A bright, near fine copy with erratum slip tipped in, as called for. In first-issue dust jacket with "Recent Fiction" on back (versus reviews). The jacket shows the slightest aging and minor wear but is still near fine and scarce in this condition. Bruccoli A2.1.a. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

[Book #54288]       Price: $5,500.00
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FROM THE TERRACE. John O'Hara. FROM THE TERRACE.
New York: Random House, (1958). First edition. One of his more famous, if not critically acclaimed. Very good to fine in lightly edgeworn dust jacket, which normally turns up in rough shape.

[Book #34097]       Price: $125.00
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HELLBOX. John O'Hara. HELLBOX.
New York: Random House, (1947). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Bob Kriendler -- I'll write them as long as you collect them --- I hope. John O'Hara 11 July 1947." Kriendler was a U.S. Attorney in New York City, and perhaps related to the Kriendlers of the 21 Club. Fine in dust jacket with quarter-inch chip at top of spine (but otherwise near fine). CONTEMPORARY INSCRIPTION.

[Book #46178]       Price: $450.00
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PAL JOEY. John O'Hara. PAL JOEY.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1940). First edition. Endpapers a bit darkened, otherwise very good in edgeworn dust jacket with one thumbnail-size chip at bottom of front cover, and spine faded but still easily readable.

[Book #45699]       Price: $150.00
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A RAGE TO LIVE. John O'Hara. A RAGE TO LIVE.
New York: Random House, (1949). First edition. The "Presentation Edition," so noted on front cover. Very minor cover wear with top front corner slightly bumped, otherwise very good to fine without the plain glassine dust jacket. The Presentation Edition was not issued in the usual pictorial dust jacket.

[Book #32765]       Price: $100.00
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