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LIMBO. Bernard Wolfe. LIMBO.
New York: Random House, 1952. First edition. Top corner a little bumped, otherwise very good or better in dust jacket chipped on spine and tips, and with a 3/4-inch chip at bottom of spine. A few closed tears.

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APG 122.2 (2004). Thomas Wolfe. APG 122.2 (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 HILLS BEYOND. Thomas Wolfe. THE HILLS BEYOND.
New York: Harper & Bros. (1941). First edition. Very good with one small white mark on the front board, lettering on the front rubbed, and spine ends lightly bumped. In very good dust jacket with creasing and chipping along the edges, and closed tears along the flap creases.

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THE WEB AND THE ROCK. Thomas Wolfe. THE WEB AND THE ROCK.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1939. First edition. Very good or better with light soiling, light damp stain on top page edges and spine slightly dulled. Lacks dust jacket.

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THE TITLE STORY FROM THE NIGHT IN QUESTION. Tobias Wolff. THE TITLE STORY FROM THE NIGHT IN QUESTION.
New York: Knopf, 1996. First edition, limited issue. One of 1500 unnumbered copies of just the title story from THE NIGHT IN QUESTION, issued in advance of the book of short stories of the same name. SIGNED BY WOLFF on tipped-in sheet preceding title page; copyright page with printed notice that this limited issue is "NOT FOR SALE." Gray cloth spine over light-gray boards, lettered and with design stamped in silver. In wrap-around "dust jacket" (without flaps) similar to that of the eventual trade issue, sealed at back with silver label which is still intact. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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HAVE MERCY! Confessions of the Original Rock 'n' Animal. Wolfman Jack, ron Laursen. HAVE MERCY! Confessions of the Original Rock 'n' Animal.
(New York): Warner Books, (1995). First edition. INSCRIBED WITH A DRAWING, "To Mike Baby -- Man did we have some fun / Wolfman Jack." Touch of faint soiling to page top edge, still bright and fine in fine dust jacket. Scarce signed.

[Book #52816]       Price: $325.00
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A NEW KIND OF SCIENCE. Stephen Wolfram. A NEW KIND OF SCIENCE.
(Champaign, Illinois: Wolfram Media, 2002). First edition. SIGNED BY WOLFRAM and dated in the year of publication. Wolfram is founder and CEO of Wolfram Research and designer of the computer algebra system "Mathematica" and answer engine, "Wolfram Alpha," which answers queries using the approach described herein. (Apple's "Siri" uses the Wolfram Alpha answer engine.) A huge book, 8 x 9.75" printed paper boards; over 1200 pages; profusely illustrated. Spine a bit sloped as one might expect with such a massive book, otherwise book and dust jacket are fine with only the barest wear. Scare in the first printing and signed.

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UNDER THE BRIGHT LIGHTS. Daniel Woodrell. UNDER THE BRIGHT LIGHTS.
New York: Henry Holt, (1986). First edition. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Faint stain on front free endpaper, spine ends a little bumped, otherwise fine in fine dust jacket.

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SANTA FE RULES. Stuart Woods. SANTA FE RULES.
(New York): HarperCollins, (1992). First edition. A Southwestern mystery, fine in pictorial dust jacket.

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APG 121.2 (2004). Virginia Woolf. APG 121.2 (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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GRANITE & RAINBOW. Virginia Woolf. GRANITE & RAINBOW.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co. (1958). First U.S. edition. Bookplate on pastedown under flap and cloth at spine ends slightly worn, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with slightly toned spine and tiny chip at head of spine.

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THE YEARS. Virginia Woolf. THE YEARS.
London: Hogarth Press, 1937. First edition. Her last book to be published by the Hogarth Press in her lifetime. A novel tracing the history of a genteel family from the 1880s to "present day" mid-1930s. Spine ends and corners rubbed, spine slightly toned, otherwise very good with gilt spine lettering bright; in about very good, lightly foxed dust jacket (most noticeably on flaps), with few small chips and tears and a half-inch chip to head of spine not affecting any lettering. [Woolmer 423].

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AND SO TO DEATH in ARGOSY WEEKLY - Volume 306, Number 1. Cornell Woolrich. AND SO TO DEATH in ARGOSY WEEKLY - Volume 306, Number 1.
New York: Frank A. Munsey Co. March 1, 1941. First edition. Also includes Arthur Leo Zagat, Bordon Chase, Jack Byrne, et al. Very good with page edges worn in pictorial paperwraps with edge wear.

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THE SKETCH BOOK OF DOGS. Felice Worden. THE SKETCH BOOK OF DOGS.
New York: Bernard Ackerman, (1945). First edition. According to the publisher this volume presents for the first time, in one volume, the drawings of every breed and variety of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club. Text and illustrations by Worden and foreword by Charles Hopton, the former editor of the Kennel Club Gazette. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with a small unobtrusive chip at top of front panel and tiny chips on corners and spine ends. A very nice, bright copy.

[Book #41126]       Price: $150.00
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TYPED LETTER SIGNED: Framed together with a signed photograph. Herman Wouk. TYPED LETTER SIGNED: Framed together with a signed photograph.
Washington D. C. April 1, 1983. Single page, TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Herman Wouk; on BSW Literary Agency, Inc. letterhead. To Mr. Frederick J. Green regarding the effect of films on novel reading, "- - as we see in the case of your class - - the films have persuaded students to read very long books they might otherwise not have tackled." Framed together with a SIGNED 3 x 5" black-and-white photo of Wouk in profile. Black mat, silver frame, overall measurement approximately 14.5 x 11.5. Few minor scratches to frame, letter very faintly creased where previously folded to thirds, otherwise fine.

[Book #53031]       Price: $200.00
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OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland. C. Milton Wright. OUR HARFORD HERITAGE: A History of Harford County, Maryland.
No place: No publisher, (1967). First edition. SIGNED by author and dated 1968 on front endpaper. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt stamped front and spine. Rear dust jacket flap laid in but lacking the rest of the jacket.

[Book #52501]       Price: $100.00
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THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence. James Wright, William Duffy, Robert Bly. THE LION'S TAIL AND EYES; Poems Written Out of Laziness and Silence.
(Madison, MI): The Sixties Press, 1962. First edition. Very good or better in pictorial, printed paperwraps. Previous owner's identification information is written on front endpaper and there is a minor amount of rubbing to the cover, mostly at the spine ends and corners. There also appears to be a thin and very faint damp stain to the right edge. Illustration on cover still bright and unfaded.

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THE SUSPECT. L. R. Wright. THE SUSPECT.
(New York): Viking, (1985). First U.S. edition. Uncorrected proof of the Edgar Award winner. Fine in red paperwraps.

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APG 167.1 (2004). Richard Wright. APG 167.1 (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 #22918]       Price: $6.75
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NATIVE SON. Richard Wright. NATIVE SON.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1940. First edition of his first novel, the story of Bigger Thomas, who murders two women and is condemned to death. A complex novel about the feelings of being powerless, resentful and afraid of the white world. A very good copy in the first-issue dark-blue cloth with a tiny snag on front edge of front board and other minor wear; in very good, first-issue dust jacket, which is a little faded on spine and has a few small chips, some faint damp staining on back cover and old tape backing on spine ends. Still, a presentable copy of this important book by this author. HIS FIRST NOVEL.

[Book #52042]       Price: $1,000.00
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CRIME & CO. S. Fowler Wright. CRIME & CO.
New York: The Macaulay Co. (1931). First U.S. edition. A Scotland Yard mystery. A copyright deposit copy with surplus stamp on front endpaper (no other marks). Owner's name in pencil on title page, otherwise very good or better in slightly edgeworn dust jacket with shallow chipping on corners and spine ends.

[Book #32553]       Price: $100.00
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THE THRONE OF SATURN. S. Fowler Wright. THE THRONE OF SATURN.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1949. First edition. Short story collection; only a little over 3,000 copies printed. Near fine in dust jacket.

[Book #49262]       Price: $100.00
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THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE: A Novel. David Wroblewski. THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE: A Novel.
(New York): HarperCollins, (2008). First edition. Fine copy with lightly bumped corners in bright, fine dust jacket with light wear to flap fold corners.

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THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE: A Novel. David Wroblewski. THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE: A Novel.
(New York): HarperCollins, (2008). First edition. SIGNED by author. Fine in first-issue dust jacket with barest wear.

[Book #52194]       Price: $100.00
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A SYNOPSIS OF NATURAL HISTORY: Embracing the Natural History of Animals, with Human and General Animal Physiology, Botany, Vegetable Physiology and Geology. Thomas Wyatt, C. Lemmonnier. A SYNOPSIS OF NATURAL HISTORY: Embracing the Natural History of Animals, with Human and General Animal Physiology, Botany, Vegetable Physiology and Geology.
Philadelphia: Thomas Wardle, 1839. First U.S. edition. Translated from the latest French edition of C. Lemmonnier with additions from the works of Cuvier, Dumaril, Lacepede, etc. With 31 full-page plates, each with numerous illustrations. Original decorative ribbed brown cloth boards, blind-stamped on front and back and with gilt lettering on the spine. About very good with only moderate wear to boards but foxing throughout. With the exception of the frontis, the interesting (though erratically numbered) plates are inserted at the end.

[Book #52651]       Price: $200.00
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