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APG 058.4 (2004). Peter Taylor. APG 058.4 (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.
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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PETER TAYLOR. Peter Taylor. THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PETER TAYLOR.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969). First edition. A remarkably bright copy, fine in fine dust jacket.

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HAPPY FAMILIES ARE ALL ALIKE: A Collection of Stories. Peter Taylor. HAPPY FAMILIES ARE ALL ALIKE: A Collection of Stories.
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, (1959). First edition. Very good or better in a price-clipped, very good dust jacket with very minor wear on corners and spine ends and few tears.

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TENNESSEE DAY IN ST. LOUIS: A Comedy. Peter Taylor. TENNESSEE DAY IN ST. LOUIS: A Comedy.
New York: Random House, (1957). First edition of his first play, in the variant dust jacket without a price on the dust jacket flap. Light erasure very slightly discernable on title page (appears to have been a name--not affecting any lettering), otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and touch of minor edge wear.

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THE WIDOWS OF THORNTON. Peter Taylor. THE WIDOWS OF THORNTON.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1954). First edition. Light rubbing to tips and spine ends, otherwise fine in very good to near fine, bright, price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and nicked tips.

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JOURNALS KEPT IN HYDERABAD, KASHMIR, SIKKIM, AND NEPAL. Sir Richard Temple. JOURNALS KEPT IN HYDERABAD, KASHMIR, SIKKIM, AND NEPAL.
London: W.H. Allen, 1887. First edition. Two volumes. Sir Richard Temple had a distinguished career over more than thirty years in India rising to become Governor of Bombay. These volumes include his diaries of trips to Kashmir and Sikkim. A photographic portrait and specimen of the handwriting of Sir Salar Jung, 5 color plates, 8 folding maps or sketches (4 colored), 5 black-and-white plates. Covers show wear on corners and spine ends and few minor stains, including a small splash of blue paint, and one folding plate detached but laid in; still good to very good in original cloth.

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BECKET. Alfred Lord Tennyson. BECKET.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1884. First edition. Very good with minor bumping of the spine ends, light rubbing to the edges, and binding starting to crack at middle (between pages 80-81), lacking dust jacket.

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THE DEATH OF CENONE, AKBAR'S DREAM: And Other Poems. Alfred Lord Tennyson. THE DEATH OF CENONE, AKBAR'S DREAM: And Other Poems.
London and New York: Macmillian and Co. 1892. Two volumes. First UK edition and first U.S. edition. Cloth edges show minor wear on corners and spine ends, previous owner's bookplate in UK. Otherwise both are very good condition.

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TERRY'S GUIDE TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Including Korea and Formosa. T. Philip Terry. TERRY'S GUIDE TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Including Korea and Formosa.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Second edition. With chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the Chief Ocean Routes to Japan. INSCRIBED by Terry on first free page "To my friend. . .With high esteem." Flexible, red cloth boards with gold lettering on front and spine; marbled page edges. 799 pages (including index) plus a number of full page ads. 13 Maps, 7 of them folding (one short tear, on one, repaired with archival tape), and 16 pages of plans. A thick book in very nice shape, certainly near fine with one small closed tear on lower back corner. Near fine with small closed tear on lower back corner.

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FAR FROM HOME. Walter Tevis. FAR FROM HOME.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1981. First edition. Remainder spray to bottom page edge extending very slightly to boards, small dent in spine, otherwise bright and would be fine in bright, fine dust jacket.

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THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT. Walter Tevis. THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT.
New York: Random House, (1983). First edition, advance reading copy, very good or better in glossy paperwraps. Publisher's coffee-splattered form letter to potential paperback-rights' seekers laid in along with reader Fred Chase's typed, internal "Avon Books Reader's Report," which is glowing ("The book is beautifully written--I can't remember one false note"), speaks to the book's marketability, and is perhaps prescient in noting: "I can see a number of publishers bidding for this, driving up the price and virtually destroying any chance to make a little money on it." Avon didn't publish the paperback.

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A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'S and THE BEDFORD-ROW CONSPIRACY. W. M. Thackeray, William Makepeace. A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'S and THE BEDFORD-ROW CONSPIRACY.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1856. First edition. One of the "Miscellanies" issued in yellow wrappers. 12mo, 6 x 7 3/8," gilt-stamped full red leather boards bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Brentano's with original wrappers bound in at rear. Endpapers darkened at edges, front cover detached, archival tape to rear hinge, otherwise would be very good.

[Book #52917]       Price: $300.00
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SULTAN STORK: and Other Stories and Sketches Now First Collected With Bibliography. William M. Thackeray. SULTAN STORK: and Other Stories and Sketches Now First Collected With Bibliography.
London: George Redway, 1887. First edition. Original olive-green cloth with gilt-stamped lettering and black border. A collection of stories, reviews, poetry and articles, including an extensive bibliography. Few minor bumps, touch of offset to endpapers, otherwise near fine.

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THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE. William Makepeace Thackeray, M. A. Titmarsh. THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1850. First edition. Illustrated with 15 HAND-COLORED PLATES, including the title vignette and frontispiece. In a lovely, full red leather, gilt-stamped binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Brentano's WITH ORIGINAL COVERS BOUND IN. Small shelf label on front pastedown, free endpaper edges darkened where offset from inner dentelles, outer hinges rubbed, otherwise near fine. Thackeray (1811 - 1863) was famous for his satirical works, particularly VANITY FAIR, a panoramic portrait of English society. This is one of his five short "Christmas Books" criticizing English nobility which he wrote under his pen name, M. A. Titmarsh.

[Book #52918]       Price: $500.00
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THE PATH TO POWER. Margaret Thatcher. THE PATH TO POWER.
(New York): HarperCollins, (1995). First U.S. edition. Number 127 of 175 SIGNED and numberd copies; there were also 26 signed, lettered copies. Scarcer than the London limited edition, which was 500 copies. Thatcher, who covered "The Downing Street Years" in her earlier (1993) memoir, takes us from her early life through 1970, when she was elected Prime Minister, and then covers her life after leaving office in 1990. Illustrated with numerous photographs of Thatcher throughout the years. Fine to new, without dust jacket, as issued; in the original unprinted red slipcase. SIGNED, LIMITED ISSUE.

[Book #54637]       Price: $1,250.00
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THE CHURCH AND THE GENTILE WORLD AT THE FIRST PROMULGATION OF THE GOSPEL. Considerations on the Catholicity of the Church Soon After Her Birth. Rev. Aug. J. Thebaud. THE CHURCH AND THE GENTILE WORLD AT THE FIRST PROMULGATION OF THE GOSPEL. Considerations on the Catholicity of the Church Soon After Her Birth.
New York: Peter F. Collier, Publisher, 1878. First edition. Two volumes. Previous owner's name and date on both half-title pages, light rubbing and some wear to spine ends, otherwise very good or better with gilt lettering on front cover and spine very bright.

[Book #35779]       Price: $100.00
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THE IRISH RACE: in the Past and Present. Rev. Aug. J. Thebaud. THE IRISH RACE: in the Past and Present.
New York: P. J. Kenedy, Excelsior Catholic Publishing House, 1883. Early edition. Green cloth boards lettered and decorated in black and gilt on front and spine; all edges gilt. Four-page list of publisher's offerings tipped in at back. Recased with original cloth laid down and new endpapers added. Previous owner's name, brief inscription and two-inch closed tear, repaired with archival tape, on first blank page. Altogether very good.

[Book #52986]       Price: $100.00
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APG 080.3 (2004). Alexander Theroux. APG 080.3 (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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MASTER SNICKUP'S CLOAK. Alexander Theroux. MASTER SNICKUP'S CLOAK.
Froud, Brian. New York: Harper & Row, (1979). First U.S. edition. A children's book; iIllustrated by Brian Froud. Fine in fine dust jacket.

[Book #41670]       Price: $75.00
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APG 038.4 (2004). Paul Theroux. APG 038.4 (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.
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FONG AND THE INDIANS. Paul Theroux. FONG AND THE INDIANS.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1968. First edition. His second book. SIGNED BY THEROUX on the title page. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a touch of light rubbing, mild wear to head of spine and spine lettering just beginning to change tone.

[Book #54796]       Price: $250.00
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MY OTHER LIFE. Paul Theroux. MY OTHER LIFE.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1996. First edition. INSCRIBED with a quote, "a carefree boy," and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Advance reading copy, fine in pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #47557]       Price: $60.00
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PICTURE PALACE. Paul Theroux. PICTURE PALACE.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1978. First edition. Review copy, with publisher's note laid in. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Fine in very good dust jacket with a few tiny chips.

[Book #47579]       Price: $50.00
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SINNING WITH ANNIE: and other Stories. Paul Theroux. SINNING WITH ANNIE: and other Stories.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1972. First edition. His first short-story collection. INSCRIBED, "To Lana, with best wishes, Paul Theroux." Provenance: from the estate of Lana Pipes. Lana and her husband, Lane, were prominent Washington-area collectors. Tiny imperfection to front endpaper at base of hinge otherwise fine in near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket with orange lettering on spine mellowed as often seen.

[Book #54797]       Price: $150.00
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ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE. Dylan Thomas. ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE.
London: Putnam, (1955). First edition. The first publication in book form of a work started several years before his death. Fine in very good or better dust jacket with very minor wear and mildly sunned on spine.

[Book #54750]       Price: $200.00
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