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AMBITION. Arthur Train. AMBITION.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First edition. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with light soiling, rubbing, a few small closed tears and very shallow chipping.

[Book #28867]       Price: $50.00
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JACOB'S LADDER. Arthur Train. JACOB'S LADDER.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. Minor offfsets on endpapers, otherwise fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with spine a bit darkened and a triangular chip in the center of the front panel.

[Book #45542]       Price: $60.00
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STORY OF SPAIN AND CUBA. Travel, Nathan C. Green. STORY OF SPAIN AND CUBA.
Baltimore, MD: International News and Book Co. 1896. First edition. Decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Pictorial cover is lightly soiled and rubbed along the edges with corners frayed slightly, otherwise very good.

[Book #51436]       Price: $150.00
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APG 192.0 (2007). B. Traven. APG 192.0 (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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THE BRIDGE IN THE JUNGLE: Collected Works. B. Traven. THE BRIDGE IN THE JUNGLE: Collected Works.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1940). First edition. Almost very good with scattered foxing, previous owner's name and offset; in dust jacket some chipping, rubbing, a few closed tears and soiling.

[Book #23557]       Price: $50.00
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THE CARRETA. B. Traven. THE CARRETA.
London: Chatto & Windus, (1935). First UK edition. Originally published in Germany in 1931 as DER KARREN. Translated from the German by Basil Creighton. (Although the very mysterious Traven claimed the English versions came first, nearly all his books were first published in Germany.) THE CARRETA is the first of his "Jungle" or "Mahagony" novels, a series of six books published in the 1930's that focus on the rebellion among indigenous Mexicans forced to work clearing mahogany in labor camps in the jungle leading to the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. Bluish gray cloth lettered in gilt on spine; top edge gray; tipped-in frontis photograph of workers making camp. Tiny crimp to one corner, thin streak of fading to spine, still near fine in first-issue dust jacket priced "7s6d" (there was a cheap edition issued with price clipped and "3/6 net" added in red). The jacket has some shallow chipping and shows age and some darkening on spine but is still good to very good and quite scarce. HIS SCARCEST BOOK, ESPECIALLY SO IN DUST JACKET.

[Book #53809]       Price: $2,500.00
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THE DEATH SHIP. B. Traven. THE DEATH SHIP.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First edition. Good or better in black cloth binding. Small ink notations on free endpapers, personal ex-libris stamps on pastedowns, boards exposed at spine ends and tips, but bright nonetheless and gilt on spine still nice. Lacking dust jacket.

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THE DEATH SHIP. B. Traven. THE DEATH SHIP.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First U.S. edition and first publication of Traven's own English-language translation of his first novel. Though the UK edition with translation by Eric Sutton precedes it, this is the preferred edition of, arguably, his most famous book after THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE. Fine with just a touch of faint offset to front endpaper; in near fine dust jacket with few tiny rubs, nicks and tears and slight toning to spine. FIRST WITH TRAVEN'S OWN TRANSLATION.

[Book #53808]       Price: $1,500.00
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THE REBELLION OF THE HANGED. B. Traven. THE REBELLION OF THE HANGED.
New York: Knopf, 1952. First U.S. edition. Translated from the Spanish. Bright and fine in dust jacket subtly tanned at spine and with spine ends a little nicked and rubbed but otherwise near fine.

[Book #23255]       Price: $100.00
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LAUGHING WHITEFISH. Robert Traver. LAUGHING WHITEFISH.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1965). First edition of another of his novels based on a big legal case. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #36712]       Price: $60.00
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APG 216.0 (2007). William Trevor. APG 216.0 (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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THE BALLROOM OF ROMANCE And Other Stories. William Trevor. THE BALLROOM OF ROMANCE And Other Stories.
New York: Viking Press, (1972). First U.S. edition, using the English sheets. Near fine in red cloth and boards with the barest wear, in dust jacket with small chip to the bottom right hand corner of the front, but with very bright, vibrant colors.

[Book #50313]       Price: $150.00
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THE OLD BOYS. William Trevor. THE OLD BOYS.
New York: The Viking Press, (1964). First U.S. edition. Winner of the Hawthorndon Prize. Fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket a little darkened on spine.

[Book #50227]       Price: $150.00
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THE SILENCE IN THE GARDEN. William Trevor. THE SILENCE IN THE GARDEN.
(New York): Viking, (1988). First U.S. edition. Review copy with publisher's slip and promotional letter laid in. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #29680]       Price: $50.00
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A FULL REPORT OF THE HIGHLY INTERESTING BREACH OF PROMISE CASE: John J. Gaul, and Mary H. His Wife. Trial Narrative. A FULL REPORT OF THE HIGHLY INTERESTING BREACH OF PROMISE CASE: John J. Gaul, and Mary H. His Wife.
New York: New-York Transcript, (1835). Presumed first edition of this narrative. 27 pages of densely packed, small type. Harvard University, in the introduction to their web-based "Studies in Scarlet" digital collection, notes that tracts such as these are "especially valuable as sources for the study of the history of women, [as] the cases involve not only trials for divorce, domestic violence, bigamy, seduction, breach of promise to marry, and the custody of children but also those for murder and rape." In this particular case the plaintiff has brought suit against the woman to whom he was engaged because she married another. Disbound, faded and stained, though wholly legible. TRIAL NARRATIVE IN WHICH A PLAINTIFF SUES FOR DAMAGES AFTER BEING JILTED.

[Book #52912]       Price: $150.00
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THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU. Jonathan Tropper. THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU.
(New York): Dutton, (2009). First edition. INSCRIBED BY TROPPER on the title page, "Hey Asya, I hope you like it. Best, Jonathan Tropper." Made into the film of the same name with screenplay by Tropper, starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, and Jane Fonda. Spine ends very gently pushed, still quite fine in bright, fine dust jacket.

[Book #53133]       Price: $150.00
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OFFICIAL PROGRAM COMMEMORATING THE INAUGURATION OF HARRY S. TRUMAN AND ALBEN W. BARKLEY: January 20, 1949. Harry S. Truman. OFFICIAL PROGRAM COMMEMORATING THE INAUGURATION OF HARRY S. TRUMAN AND ALBEN W. BARKLEY: January 20, 1949.
[Washington DC]: 1949. First edition, limited issue. Program from Truman's second inauguration, SIGNED BY HARRY TRUMAN on May 13, 1967. One of an undesignated number of copies of the "Limited DeLuxe Edition," this being number 781 and signed by MELVIN D. HILDRETH, General Chairman of the Inaugural Committee, presumably as called for. Simulated leather, dark-blue pebbled cloth lettered in gold on front. The Rosalind and Alfred Perlman copy, with their names stamped in gold on bottom front corner. Original printed wrappers bound in. Rosalind Perlman, born in Chicago in 1911, was educated at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and later at St. Louis Teachers College. She is the author of THE BLIND DOCTOR, a biography about Jacob Bolotin, a blind physician who lived and practiced in Chicago in the early part of the twentieth century, She and her husband established, under The National Federation of the Blind, the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Program, to recognize individuals and organizations working in the field of blindness that have made outstanding contributions. We assume they were contributors to the Truman campaign and had Truman sign their copy at the later date in May 1967. Magazine size, 74 pages including covers; illustrated with photographs. Fine, and scarce signed. SIGNED BY PRESIDENT TRUMAN.

[Book #53710]       Price: $1,750.00
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THE MARCH OF FOLLY: From Troy to Vietnam. Barbara W. Tuchman. THE MARCH OF FOLLY: From Troy to Vietnam.
New York: Knopf, 1984. First edition. SIGNED by author on tipped-in page. Her insightful views on historic regimes isolate and reveal the fundamental cause of government folly: the impotence of reason in the face of greed, selfish ambition and moral cowardice. (Sound familiar?) Fine in price-clipped but otherwise fine dust jacket.

[Book #54487]       Price: $125.00
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BEYOND THE BURNING: Life and Death of the Ghetto. Sterling Tucker. BEYOND THE BURNING: Life and Death of the Ghetto.
New York: Associatation Press, (1968). First edition. INSCRIBED, "To Cecile and Aaron - Good friends & great people. The very best of everything to you, always. Sterling 2/4/96." Tucker argues in this book that any steps short of ghetto elimination are doomed because it is the ghetto which breeds violence. Fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with minor edgewear and some small faded spots.

[Book #53639]       Price: $100.00
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GATHERING TWIGS: A Photograph. Tasha Tudor. GATHERING TWIGS: A Photograph.
[No Place]: Corgi Cottage Industries, 1996. First edition. Color photograph of Tasha Tudor collecting twigs for kindling in the woods. Sheet is 12 x 18 inches, with the color image being 8.5 X 12.5 inches. One of 500 copies SIGNED by both Tasha Tudor and the photographer, Richard Brown. Very attractive, we even framed one for the house.

[Book #20861]       Price: $50.00
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VAN GOGH'S BAD CAFÉ. Frederic Tuten. VAN GOGH'S BAD CAFÉ.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. (1997). First edition. SIGNED on title page. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #51166]       Price: $100.00
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MARK TWAIN IN WILLIAMSPORT. Mark Twain, By T. R. McIntosh. MARK TWAIN IN WILLIAMSPORT.
Liverpool, PA: Bob Sprowls, 1985. First edition. Includes Twain's "Remarkable Dream." One of 1,000 numbered copies. A touch of unobtrusive staining to front board, otherwise fine in paperwraps bound in dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt stamped lettering. Reportedly only a small number were hardbound.

[Book #48725]       Price: $125.00
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MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS TO THE ROGERS FAMILY. Mark Twain, Earl J. Dias. MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS TO THE ROGERS FAMILY.
New Bedford: Reynolds-DeWalt Printing, Inc. 1970. First edition. SIGNED by the editor on title page. Fine in original tissue wraps.

[Book #48842]       Price: $150.00
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SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops. Mark Twain. SIXTY AND SIX: Chips from Literary Workshops.
New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1897. First edition. Anthology edited by Will M. Clemens. Features "The Panama Railroad" by Twain. Very good with previous owner's name both stamped and written on the front pastedown, small tear in front endpaper near hinge, light offset to endpapers, and small tear to rear blank. Pictorial cloth boards are rubbed and lightly soiled, but still bright.

[Book #51424]       Price: $175.00
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THE $30,000 BEQUEST, and Other Stories. Mark Twain. THE $30,000 BEQUEST, and Other Stories.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. First edition, first state. Contemporary gift inscription on second blank page, cover shows some minor wear and spine a bit sunned and some staining along front spine fold, still altogether about very good.

[Book #48543]       Price: $300.00
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