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WILSON'S CHRISTMAS STOCKING: Fun for Young and Old. Edmund Wilson. WILSON'S CHRISTMAS STOCKING: Fun for Young and Old.
[No place: No publisher, circa 1930s]. First edition. Thin, stapled, silver-flecked, red paperwraps printed in black. Includes "Scurrilous Clerihews," "Anagrams on Eminent Authors." "Relaxed Crossword Puzzles," and more. About fine. HOLIDAY GREETING.

[Book #49479]       Price: $100.00
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WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE A BUILDING. Forrest Wilson. WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE A BUILDING.
Washington, DC: The Preservation Press, (1988). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Fine in dust jacket with one small closed tear at bottom of front cover.

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RUGGLES OF RED GAP. Harry Leon Wilson. RUGGLES OF RED GAP.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1915. First edition. INSCRIBED, "The spirit of American equality for which their forefathers bled and died on the battlefields of Boston, New York and Vicksburg- To Charles W. Myers, Jr. Greetings from Harry Leon Wilson." A story of an upper class Lord losing his butler, Ruggles, at the poker table. Effie and Egbert Floud of Red Gap, Washington, take Ruggles back home. Effie Floud wants to take advantage of Ruggles' upper class background to influence Egbert's hick lifestyle. However, Egbert is more interested in partying and he takes Ruggles to the local 'beer bust.' Ruggles eventually decides to strike out on his own and open a restaurant. Made into films in 1918, 1923 with Edward Everett Horton as Ruggles, and 1935 with Charles Laughton playing Ruggles. Illustrated with eight full-page drawings by F. R. Gruger. Spine shows some wear but lettering still readable, rear endpaper partially split at hinge, and minor wear on spine ends and corners, otherwise very good, lacking the dust jacket. BOOK INTO FILM.

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THE BOY FRIEND A Play in Three Acts. Sandy Wilson. THE BOY FRIEND A Play in Three Acts.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1955. First U.S. edition. Preface by Vida Hope and illustrations by the author. Small burn hole in page 125 (not affecting any text), otherwise fine in dust jacket with usual fading of spine background, a small chip in upper rear spine fold and light rubbing. A bright, attractive copy of the play that starred Julie Andrews.

[Book #34283]       Price: $100.00
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THE GREAT WINES OF GERMANY. Wine, Andre L. Simon, Shelia Waters, S. F. Hallgarten. THE GREAT WINES OF GERMANY.
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1963). First edition. SIGNED on the title page by cartographer Shelia Waters who provided the maps for this book. Near fine with some bumping and a light mark along the spine. In a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with minor shelfwear, mostly confined to the spine ends and corners.

[Book #50429]       Price: $125.00
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ROSALINDA. Helen Wing. ROSALINDA.
Jan B. Balet. No-place: Rand McNally, (1952). First edition. A nice copy with all of the puch-out "Slottie" toys present and still bound in the book. Slight soiling on cover and a few pages, otherwise near fine in very good or better dust jacket with one small chip at top front hinge corner and back cover a little wrinkled. Scarce with all the "Slotties" present, and scarcer still with them still intact as issued.

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A LONG WALK UP THE WATER SLIDE A Neal Carey Mystery. Don Winslow. A LONG WALK UP THE WATER SLIDE A Neal Carey Mystery.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1994). First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "To . . . With memories of The Ocean State!/ I remember your Rhode Island connection!/ Don Winslow/ January 28, 1995." . Fine in dust jacket with a light crease on front flap.

[Book #34349]       Price: $60.00
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THE HAVERSHAM LEGACY. Daoma Winston. THE HAVERSHAM LEGACY.
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to her friend. A passionate, scheming, even bloody saga of a powerful family in Washington D.C. in Civil War times. Near fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

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FLESH AND BLOOD. Anna Winter. FLESH AND BLOOD.
New York: Olympia Press, (1969). First edition. Review slip laid-in. Near fine in dust jacket which is somewhat rubbed but has only minimal wear to spine ends and corners.

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APG 196.0 (2007). Jeanette Winterson. APG 196.0 (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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LETTERS OF THOMAS J. WISE TO JOHN HENRY WRENN. A Further Inquiry into the Guilt of Certain Nineteenth-Century Forgers. Thomas Wise, Fannie E. Ratchford. LETTERS OF THOMAS J. WISE TO JOHN HENRY WRENN. A Further Inquiry into the Guilt of Certain Nineteenth-Century Forgers.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, (1944). First edition. Very good, lacking dustjacket.

[Book #48444]       Price: $60.00
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THE JIMMYJOHN BOSS: and Other Stories. Owen Wister. THE JIMMYJOHN BOSS: and Other Stories.
New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1900. First edition. His fifth book. A nice bright copy in red cloth with illustration on front, showing only the slightest fading at spine and minor wear at bottom of spine. With SIGNED TLS laid in to "Mrs. Merle Johnson, ---That essay is in the first volume of the Uniform Edition of my scribblings. --- Yours very truly Owen Wister." An association copy of sorts, as Merle Johnson included Wister in his bibliography "American First Edtiions." Lacking the rare dust jacket.

[Book #41210]       Price: $300.00
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APG 013.4 (2011). P. G. Wodehouse. APG 013.4 (2011) 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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ENTER PSMITH. P. G. Wodehouse. ENTER PSMITH.
New York: Macmillan Co. 1935. First U.S. edition. This copy was definitely printed with U.S. sheets as the copyright page states it was printed in the U.S., but it doesn't match bibliographer McIlvaine's description [A12d1]. We therefore assume it is an unrecorded variant--at least in our experience--of the first U.S. edition. Title page reads "ENTER | PSMITH" versus "ENTER PSMITH," and the note on the copyright page differs slightly from McIlvaine's description ("Printed ... by" versus "Published ...at"). Endpapers and page edges very faintly foxed, otherwise near fine in somewhat edgeworn dust jacket that is nonetheless attractive (spine slightly darkened, eighth-inch chipped from head affecting "ENTER" in title, closed horizontal tear near bottom of spine, small chip from base, rubbed chips at corners, creased closed tear at top of front panel affecting "PSMITH"). dust jacket price is $2.00. VARIANT.

[Book #27333]       Price: $300.00
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THE LITTLE NUGGET. P. G. Wodehouse. THE LITTLE NUGGET.
Grefe, Will. New York: W.J. Watt & Company, (1914). First U.S. edition. Illustrated by Will Grefe. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Thin paperguard at frontispiece loosely inserted, tears in cloth at head and tail of spine mended (affecting publisher's name and "The" in title), otherwise very good.

[Book #27052]       Price: $150.00
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THE MAN WITH 2 LEFT FEET. P. G. Wodehouse. THE MAN WITH 2 LEFT FEET.
New York: A.L. Burt Co. (1933). First edition and only U.S. edition (published by arrangement with Doubleday, Doran). Second issue/printing, without "First Edition" statement on copyright page. Name on front endpaper, otherwise very good or better with orange cloth covers just a touch soiled or aged. Lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #40169]       Price: $100.00
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WHAT I'M GOING TO DO, I THINK. Larry Woiwode. WHAT I'M GOING TO DO, I THINK.
New York: Farrar, Straus, (1969). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Advance reading copy in pictorial paperwraps. Spine lightly rubbed and creased, touch of faint staining to edges, still very good or better.

[Book #35491]       Price: $60.00
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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.

[Book #39721]       Price: $60.00
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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.
[Book #22916]       Price: $9.00
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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.

[Book #50963]       Price: $60.00
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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.

[Book #29451]       Price: $60.00
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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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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.

[Book #52046]       Price: $60.00
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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.

[Book #48156]       Price: $50.00
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