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SHAKESPEARE QUARTOS: For Sale by The Rosenbach Company. William Shakespeare. SHAKESPEARE QUARTOS: For Sale by The Rosenbach Company.
Philadelphia: The Rosenbach Company, 1920. First edition. Rare books catalog. Twenty-nine items listed. Features eight reproduction title pages. Near fine in brown stapled paperwraps with minor stain at hinge and light crease to one corner.

[Book #51283]       Price: $45.00
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RICHARD THE THIRD IN A FOURTH OF A SECOND. William Shakespeare, George Starbuck. RICHARD THE THIRD IN A FOURTH OF A SECOND.
Cleveland: Bits Press, (1986). First edition. The Essential Shakespeare, Volume I. "Rapid retrieval editions in rhymed hemimeter." Near fine in white, printed paperwraps, bound with string, showing only light tanning along the spine and a bump mark along the bottom edge. THE ESSENTIAL SHAKESPEARE.

[Book #51293]       Price: $45.00
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THE GRAVITY OF SUNLIGHT. Rosa Shand. THE GRAVITY OF SUNLIGHT.
New York: Soho, (2000). First edition. Author's first book. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in near fine dust jacket.

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LADY IN LILAC. Susannah Shane. LADY IN LILAC.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1941. First edition. Advance proof issue of this Red Badge Prize Mystery in glossy pictorial paperwraps. Very good with faded and sloped spine, spine and edge rubbing, and two closed to bottom back cover.

[Book #51333]       Price: $150.00
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THE FLOWERING THORN. Margery Sharp. THE FLOWERING THORN.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co. [1951]. First U.S. edition. Copyright page indicates the publication date was 1934 but the rear flap of the dust jacket is headed "Concerning the Reissue of The Flowering Thorn" and the rear panel "Novels of" lists "Lise Lillywhite," which was published in 1951. Spine lettering a little dulled, still very good in very good dust jacket with subtle damp stain along lower edge, otherwise bright and near fine.

[Book #53592]       Price: $75.00
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BERNARD SHAW & MRS PATRICK CAMPBELL: Their Correspondence. Bernard Shaw, Alan Dent. BERNARD SHAW & MRS PATRICK CAMPBELL: Their Correspondence.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1952. First edition. Edited by Dent, with a reluctant preface by Stella M. Beech, daughter of Mrs. Campbell. Near fine in dust jacket showing shelf wear.

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LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS. George Bernard Shaw. LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS.
Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Co. 1900. First edition of this novel, preceding the UK edition by 14 years. Originally written in 1891. Cloth slightly soiled, otherwise near fine.

[Book #24132]       Price: $100.00
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CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION. George Bernard Shaw. CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION.
New York: Brentano's, 1899. First U.S. hardbound edition. This edition was unauthorized, with the first authorized U.S. edition not published until 1901. Spine ends and tips slightly rubbed and tips lightly bumped, otherwise bright and near fine.

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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1946). First edition. Very good with foxing on endpapers and light soiling on cloth; in dust jacket with spine tanned, shallow chipping (two chips on top edge of back panel slightly larger) and closed tears.

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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1946). First edition. Endpapers lightly offset and name and date on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with spine vey slightly tanned. A bright, attractive copy.

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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED, "To the Tucker's --- with hope for deep snow and unbroken legs --- Irwin Shaw." Cloth a bit faded and corner tips slightly worn, but still very good in slightly darkened oatmeal dust jacket with a few chips and a closed tear on one hinge repaired on verso with clear archival tape.

[Book #45907]       Price: $250.00
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THE GENTLE PEOPLE A Brooklyn Fable. Irwin Shaw. THE GENTLE PEOPLE A Brooklyn Fable.
New York: Random House, (1939). First edition of his second book, a play. INSCRIBED to a drama critic at The New Yorker: "To Edith Oliver, for 'Madison Avenue Bus Driver.'/ -Irwin Shaw." The play, directed by Harold Clurman, featured Sam Jaffe, Franchot Tone, Karl Malden, Sylvia Sidney, and Lee J. Cobb. Fine in dust jacket with edgewear and minor chipping. A presentable copy and hard to find inscribed. INSCRIBED TO A DRAMA CRITIC.

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LOVE ON A DARK STREET. Irwin Shaw. LOVE ON A DARK STREET.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1965). First British edition and only hardback edition. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper: "To Harriett Geller with warmest regards, Irwin Shaw." Fine in dust jacket with few creases and touch of soil.

[Book #45888]       Price: $150.00
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MIXED COMPANY: Collected Stories. Irwin Shaw. MIXED COMPANY: Collected Stories.
New York: Random House, (1950). First edition. 37 stories including some of his finest such as "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses" and "The Eighty-yard Run." A very good to near fine copy in the fragile parchment-like wrapper with shallow chipping to spine ends and corners.

[Book #51451]       Price: $100.00
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NIGHTWORK. Irwin Shaw. NIGHTWORK.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1975). First British edition. INSCRIBED to a noted British mystery writer, "To Derek Marlowe, with best wishes, Irwin Shaw." Marlowe's first novel, A Dandy in Aspic, was also his most popular, and was made into a film of the same name. He later won an Emmy Award for penning the BBC mini-series "The Search for the Nile." Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #45891]       Price: $200.00
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SAILOR OFF THE BREMEN: and Other Stories. Irwin Shaw. SAILOR OFF THE BREMEN: and Other Stories.
New York: Random House, (1939). First edition. His first book of the short stories for which he is best known. Includes the first book appearance of "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses." From the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman with his penciled notations on rear endpaper. Near fine with darkening to inner hinges (from binding). In very good dust jacket with spine toned, light soiling to white portions, and two tears with shadows of old internal tape repair.

[Book #55056]       Price: $100.00
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THE TROUBLED AIR. Irwin Shaw. THE TROUBLED AIR.
New York: Random House, 1951. First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Louise, gratefully, Irwin Shaw." Hinge just starting to separate at top of half-title page, otherwise fine in a very good dust jacket with minor wear and one tiny chip.

[Book #45905]       Price: $200.00
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TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN. Irwin Shaw. TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1960). First British edition. A novel about Americans in Rome which was filmed in 1962 with Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse and George Hamilton. Fine in striped boards with pink top edge, in interesting wrap-around illustrated dust jacket with the barest wear on corners and very light soiling.

[Book #45688]       Price: $60.00
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ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories. Irwin Shaw, Gilbert Roland. ACT OF FAITH: And Other Stories.
New York: Random House, 1946. First edition. INSCRIBED to Spanish actor Gilbert Roland: "To Amigo, the strongest link I have with the Spanish-speaking literary world-- Irwin Shaw." Spine slightly sunned, otherwise very good to near fine in fine dust jacket.with spine just slightly toned. NICE INSCRIPTION TO GILBERT ROLAND.

[Book #45885]       Price: $250.00
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ADSONVILLE: OR MARRYING OUT. Samuel Shaw. ADSONVILLE: OR MARRYING OUT.
Albany, N.Y. S. Shaw, 1824. First edition. An early Albany imprint. Wright credits Edward Hull as the author. The book was copyrighted by the publisher Shaw but is also credited by some to John Johnson, who was the printer. A narrative tale: Edgar and Caroline, after 280 pages or so, do marry (as much as I got out of the book). No auction records. Recently rebound in cloth with leather spine label. Foxed throughout but not too darkly, so the text is still relatively clean. EARLY FICTION.

[Book #52532]       Price: $350.00
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BERNARD SHAW'S RHYMING PICTURE GUIDE TO AYOT SAINT LAWRENCE. Shaw, George Bernard. BERNARD SHAW'S RHYMING PICTURE GUIDE TO AYOT SAINT LAWRENCE.
Luton: The Leagrave Press Ltd. 1950. First edition, paperwraps issue. Billed as Mr. Shaw's last completed work. Profusely illustrated with photographs taken by Shaw. Very good copy with slight foxing inside front and back cover.

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GENEVA, CYMBELINE REFINISHED & IN GOOD KING CHARLES' GOLDEN DAYS. Shaw, George Bernard. GENEVA, CYMBELINE REFINISHED & IN GOOD KING CHARLES' GOLDEN DAYS.
New York: Dodd Mead & Co. 1947. First U.S. edition. Two previously unpublished plays with prefaces, and a variation on Shakepeare's ending for CYMBELINE with an explanation. Previous owner's name & date on front endpaper. Very good in very good dust jacket.

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A MIDDLE CLASS EDUCATION: A Novel. Wilfrid Sheed. A MIDDLE CLASS EDUCATION: A Novel.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. First edition of his first novel. Fine in lightly soiled white dust jacket.

[Book #32205]       Price: $60.00
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THE POEMS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY: Including Materials Never Before Printed in Any Edition of the Poems. Shelley, sshe. THE POEMS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY: Including Materials Never Before Printed in Any Edition of the Poems.
London: Oxford University Press, 1912. First edition thus. Half-leather binding with marbled endpapers. Very good with rubbing along the edges and foxing to the endpapers. Hinge beginning to crack in the front. Front endpaper corner torn off (was attached to pastedown in corner). First blank page has previous owner's identifying information on it.

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THERE SHALL BE NO NIGHT. Robert E. Sherwood. THERE SHALL BE NO NIGHT.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition. A Pulitzer Prize winning play set during World War II. Laid in is an approximately 6 x 9" promotional broadside printed in black and yellow featuring a photograph from the staged production on recto and reviews on verso; notice of pre-sale ticket availability by mail printed in red at base of recto for the February 1941 two-week engagement of the show at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco. Contemporary name and date on endpaper otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with spine ends lightly rubbed.

[Book #54810]       Price: $125.00
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