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APG 101.3 (2004). Mark Twain. APG 101.3 (2004)
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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT. [Publisher's Prospectus / Salesman's Dummy]. Mark Twain. A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT. [Publisher's Prospectus / Salesman's Dummy]
New York: Chas. L. Webster & Co. 1889. First U.S. Publisher's prospectus or salesman's dummy with half-title page, frontis illustration, title page, contents page, "List of Illustrations," preface, 63 pages of text, 15 pages of illustrations, and publisher's sample advertisements. Lacking the subscription forms from the rear and one of the leather-spine samples from the front. Bound with the three-quarter leather cover option on front; the full, decorated leather option on the back; and the green cloth option -- including the spine -- inside the rear cover. Marbled front endpapers and patterned rear free endpaper. Despite its missing pieces and general wear, this rare dummy/prospectus is in good or better condition.

[Book #49501]       Price: $2,000.00
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EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN. Mark Twain. EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1909. First edition. Some staining and fading to spine and boards, otherwise very good.

[Book #48727]       Price: $100.00
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THE L1,000,000 BANK-NOTE, and Other New Stories. Mark Twain. THE L1,000,000 BANK-NOTE, and Other New Stories.
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1893. First edition. 8vo tan cloth boards stamped in gilt, brown and black on front and gilt on spine. A bright, fine copy.

[Book #48530]       Price: $500.00
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LEGEND OF THE CASTLES. Mark Twain. LEGEND OF THE CASTLES.
[New York]: John and Jo Fleming, [1995]. First edition and only separate edition of this short story from "A Tramp Abroad." Privately printed as a Christmas and New Year's greeting. Dark blue wraps with white label printed in red. Near fine, with only minor creasing. Scarce. "A TRAMP ABROAD" CHRISTMAS GREETING.

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MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS IN THE MUSCATINE JOURNAL. Mark Twain. MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS IN THE MUSCATINE JOURNAL.
Philadelphia: Richard West, 1978. Reprinted in its entirety, including the original 1942 title page. Edited with an introduction by Edgar M. Branch. Library of Congress surplus stamp and handwritten correction of Cataloging in Publication Data, otherwise fine in green boards. Limited to only 100 copies; these reprints are scarce.

[Book #48741]       Price: $100.00
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MARK TWAIN'S NOTEBOOK. Mark Twain. MARK TWAIN'S NOTEBOOK.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1935. First edition. Prepared for publication and with comments by Albert Bigelow Paine. Large, blue cloth covered boards with gold stamped lettering. Minor edge rubbing, otherwise fine without dust jacket.

[Book #48726]       Price: $100.00
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A TRAMP ABROAD. Mark Twain. A TRAMP ABROAD.
Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1880. First edition, first state with "Moses" caption on frontispiece. Lacking front endpaper, light damp-staining to preliminary blanks and frontis pictures, some spotting throughout, covers lightly rubbed, edges worn, otherwise good or better.

[Book #48537]       Price: $750.00
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MARK TWAIN IN NEVADA. Mark Twain, By Effie Mona Mack. MARK TWAIN IN NEVADA.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First edition. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. INSCRIBED by Mack on title page. Page edges and spine slightly soiled, otherwise fine in dust jacket with few small spots on front panel, and marginal edgewear to spine ends and tips.

[Book #25686]       Price: $50.00
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THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST. Anne Tyler. THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST.
London: Chatto & Windus, (1985). First UK edition. Uncorrected proof in publisher's thin, patterned paper wraps and a proof dust jacket with provisional publication date, etc. printed on rear flap edge and a higher printed price on the front flap than that of the eventual book (9.95 vs 8.95). Fine in near fine, though understandably edge-rumpled, dust jacket, which overhangs the proof.

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APG 037.4 (2004). Anne Tyler. APG 037.4 (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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CELESTIAL NAVIGATION. Anne Tyler. CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.
New York: Knopf, 1974. First edition. Spine lightly rubbed otherwise fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing along edges.

[Book #30737]       Price: $150.00
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EARTHLY POSSESSIONS. Anne Tyler. EARTHLY POSSESSIONS.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Review copy with publisher's review slip laid in. Fine in fine dust jacket with subtle toning to spine.

[Book #30909]       Price: $125.00
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EARTHLY POSSESSIONS. Anne Tyler. EARTHLY POSSESSIONS.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. SIGNED, "Best wishes, Anne Tyler. " Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #44166]       Price: $275.00
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MORGAN'S PASSING. Anne Tyler. MORGAN'S PASSING.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. First edition. Pages edges very lightly foxed, boards slightly soiled and faint red stain on upper spine, otherwise very good or better in bright, price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #25840]       Price: $50.00
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SEARCHING FOR CALEB. Anne Tyler. SEARCHING FOR CALEB.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with spine a little darkened, a small nick on fore edge and two tiny closed tears.

[Book #30729]       Price: $200.00
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"SELF PORTRAIT" Anne Tyler. "SELF PORTRAIT".
Charleston: The University of Charleston, 1997. First edition. One of 100 SIGNED and numbered copies. One-line drawing, "rendered in the 1970's," before Tyler, who studied art early in life, decided to focus on writing. 8 1/2 x 11", printed by photolithography in brown ink on 80 lb. laid text paper. Frames up nicely in a standard 11 x 14" frame with mat. Housed together with the printed colophon in a folded sleeve with bright green sticker lettered in black.

[Book #17975]       Price: $50.00
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THE TIN CAN TREE. Anne Tyler. THE TIN CAN TREE.
New York: Knopf, 1965. First edition. Her second book and one of her scarcest in nice condition. A strong willed 10-year-old girl is killed in a tractor accident and her mother, numbed by grief, leaves the rest of the family perplexed and foundering. Bright and fine in like dust jacket.

[Book #49192]       Price: $750.00
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HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS. John Tyndall. HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1871. First U.S. edition. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and 6 plates. Three pages of publishers catalogue at rear. Tyndall, a prominent 19th century physicist, made a number of discoveries in the realms of infrared radiation and the physical properties of air, and published more than a dozen science books, which brought state-of-the-art 19th century experimental physics to a wider audience. Decorative brick cloth boards with black design on front and rear board and gold lettering at spine. Very good or better with covers lightly scuffed, boards just visable at tips, a few black-ink splashes (possible production error), and name on endpaper.

[Book #52621]       Price: $100.00
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DEPRESSION. Tomi Ungerer. DEPRESSION.
Ardsley, NY: Geigy Pharmaceuticals, 1972. First edition and, we assume, the only one. Appears to be a promotional piece for an anti-depressant, apparently issued as a give-away for a pharmaceuticals conference. COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY UNGERER, the prolific French illustrator of children's books (he is the recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award) and of material for adults, including for books, magazines, posters, etc. 36 pages; in blue, stiff, 8 1/2 x 11 inch paperwraps. Illustrated with 36 color drawings and two in black-and-white (some blank pages and some pages with multiple illustrations); text "handwritten" (i.e., reproduced, we assume from Ungerer handwriting but not actually handwritten, not signed). Fine condition.

[Book #52905]       Price: $450.00
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MORALITY PLAY. Barry Unsworth. MORALITY PLAY.
New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, (1995). First U.S. edition. SIGNED and dated by the Booker Prize-winning author. This particular title was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket.

[Book #47248]       Price: $50.00
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PRINTING TYPES: Their History, Forms, and Use, a Study in Survivals. Daniel Berkeley Updike. PRINTING TYPES: Their History, Forms, and Use, a Study in Survivals.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1923). First edition, second printing, January, 1923 (the first was August 1922). Covering typefaces from the invention of printing through the mid-nineteenth century, with type-specimans throughout. Two volume in black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt. Very good or better with name on endpaper; in good, paper-covered slipcase understandably showing its age but still intact.

[Book #53319]       Price: $100.00
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JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art. John Updike, George W. Hunt. JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art.
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publ. Co. (1980). First edition. A study by Hunt of the importance of sex, religion and art in the writings of John Updike. Minor rubbing to corners, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light soiling and chipping.

[Book #46794]       Price: $50.00
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JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007. John Updike, Jack De Bellis, Michael Broomfield. JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2007. First edition. A massive work, as is needed to cover one of, if not our most productive author. Includes "A Foreword to my own Bibliography" by John Updike and a CD Supplement. Updike is internationally renowned and has won two Pulitzers, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and many other prizes. This definitive guide to materials by and about this prolific American author consists of a printed first volume and a second volume on CD. The A and B sections of Volume I, concerning separately printed works by Updike and books to which he has contributed, are superb examples of descriptive bibliography. The printed volume also features over 500 grayscale images of book covers, jackets, broadsides, and many seldom seen items. It includes comprehensive listings of Updike's short fiction, poems, articles, essays, and reviews, as well as extensive documentation of letters, speeches, dramatic works, manuscripts, interviews, and blurbs. Volume II contains entries for material about Updike and his work (reviews, commentary, and theses), several appendices (media appearances, work read by others, works in translation, exhibits and catalogs), and full-color versions of images appearing in the printed volume. Large, thick, 8.5 x 11 inches, 610 pages. As new in dust jacket.

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JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007. John Updike, Jack De Bellis, Michael Broomfield. JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2007. First edition. A massive work, as is needed to cover one of, if not our most productive author. Includes "A Foreword to my own Bibliography" by John Updike and a CD Supplement. Updike is internationally renowned and has won two Pulitzers, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and many other prizes. This definitive guide to materials by and about this prolific American author consists of a printed first volume and a second volume on CD. The A and B sections of Volume I, concerning separately printed works by Updike and books to which he has contributed, are superb examples of descriptive bibliography. The printed volume also features over 500 grayscale images of book covers, jackets, broadsides, and many seldom seen items. It includes comprehensive listings of Updike's short fiction, poems, articles, essays, and reviews, as well as extensive documentation of letters, speeches, dramatic works, manuscripts, interviews, and blurbs. Volume II contains entries for material about Updike and his work (reviews, commentary, and theses), several appendices (media appearances, work read by others, works in translation, exhibits and catalogs), and full-color versions of images appearing in the printed volume. Large, thick, 8.5 x 11 inches, 610 pages (plus nearly 300 pages of text on CD). This special limited issue is bound in quarter leather, includes a slipcase, and features a colophon SIGNED BY UPDIKE. As new.

[Book #45528]       Price: $600.00
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