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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. Original short story. Very good with page edges worn in pictorial paperwraps with edge wear.

[Book #26124]       Price: $50.00
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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.

[Book #51686]       Price: $60.00
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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.

[Book #19198]       Price: $50.00
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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.

[Book #50606]       Price: $50.00
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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. 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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THE VENETIAN GLASS NEPHEW. Elinor Wylie. THE VENETIAN GLASS NEPHEW.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First edition. SIGNED to "Stuart W. Jackson / Elinor Wylie December 28, 1926." Very good with bookplate on front pastedown and three newspaper clippins on the author on rear endpapers. Spine tanned and rubbed with lettering faded, back board has one small indent, and there is also light rubbing to the edges and one corner has begun to fray slightly.

[Book #51562]       Price: $100.00
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AN ESSAY ON MORALS: A Science of Philosophy. Philip Wylie. AN ESSAY ON MORALS: A Science of Philosophy.
New York: Rinehart & Co, Inc. (1947). First edition. Very good in pictorial paperwraps with rubbing along edges and top of spine chipped but otherwise showing minimal wear.

[Book #51395]       Price: $100.00
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TWO DOGS. Steve Yarbrough. TWO DOGS.
Candia, New Hampshire: John LeBow, 2000. First edition. One of 26 SIGNED lettered copies hand-bound in boards. Introduction by John Dufresne. Signed by both the author and Dufresne. Fine, as issued, without dust jacket. There were also 150 numbered copies in paperwraps, signed by Yarbrough alone (not by Dufresne).

[Book #23564]       Price: $100.00
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BY ROYAL COMMAND. Dornford Yates. BY ROYAL COMMAND.
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1931. First edition. Endpapers show some foxing and the blue cloth is a little rubbed on corners and spine ends.The dust jacket has edge wear, few closed tear and old tape backing on verso. Faded on spine, but the lettering is still readable.

[Book #49388]       Price: $100.00
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A GOOD SCHOOL. Richard Yates. A GOOD SCHOOL.
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1978). First edition. Fine in dust jacket with light crease to bottom corner of front flap and tiny rub to one corner, otherwise bright and fine.

[Book #53052]       Price: $75.00
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SYNGE AND THE IRELAND OF HIS TIME. William Butler Yeats. SYNGE AND THE IRELAND OF HIS TIME.
Churchtown, Dundrum [Ireland]: The Cuala Press, 1911. First edition. SIGNED, but not called for. One of 350 copies. This copy SIGNED by Yeats on title page where he has crossed out his printed name in ink and signed beneath it, "W B Yeats." John Millington Synge (1871- 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, collector of folklore, and one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for his play "The Playboy of the Western World," which caused riots during its opening run at the Abbey. He suffered from Hodgkin's disease, a form of cancer which at the time was untreatable. He died just weeks shy of his 38th birthday. Yeats says of Synge, "He was a drifting silent man full of hidden passion, and loved wild islands, because there, set out in the light of day, he saw what lay hidden in himself." Crème colored cloth spine and paper boards. Bottom on spine has a small dampstain, otherwise very good or better. SIGNED BY YEATS, THOUGH NOT CALLED FOR.

[Book #48993]       Price: $3,750.00
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AH, SWEET DANCER. W[illiam] B[utler Yeats, Margot Ruddock. AH, SWEET DANCER.
(London): MacMillan, (1970). First UK edition. The correspondence between Yeats and Margot Ruddock, edited by Roger McHugh. Spine ends slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with light edge wear.

[Book #35247]       Price: $125.00
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CLOS CAMARDON. Stephen Yenser, illustrator Dorothea Tanning. CLOS CAMARDON.
(New York): Sea Cliffs Editions, 1985. First edition. Number 99 of 120 numbered copies with a full-page lithograph by Dorothea Tanning as frontis. SIGNED by Yenser & Tanning, Red patterned paperwrap with small title label on front cover (there were also 15 hardbound copies). Fine. SIGNED BY BOTH POET & ARTIST.

[Book #53652]       Price: $350.00
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THE TREASURE OF PLEASANT VALLEY. Frank Yerby. THE TREASURE OF PLEASANT VALLEY.
New York: The Dial Press, 1955. First edition. Near fine in a very good or better dust jacket with rubbing, light soiling, creasing on edges and shallow chips and nicks.

[Book #35020]       Price: $50.00
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THE VIXENS. Frank Yerby. THE VIXENS.
New York: The Dial Press, 1947. First edition. Very good with some soiling on lower cloth edges, foxing on pages edges and light offset to endpapers; in dust jacket with a few short closed tears, creasing on edges, shallow nicks and a light dampstain on back panel.

[Book #35046]       Price: $100.00
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"AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER..." Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "AUTOPORTRAIT ON THE SHARP EDGE OF THE KREMLIN TOWER...".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics, 1996.). First edition. "A Result? A Pain in the Bottom." Serbia born Yevtushenko's first commercially distributed art reproduction. One of 150 SIGNED numbered copies. The drawing, printed by photolithography, is reproduced actual size from the original (8x10"). Single leaf, printed on one side in red and gray, together with the numbered colophon page, housed in the original red folder with Kremlin on cover and white mailing envelope. As new.

[Book #37267]       Price: $50.00
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"TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY" Yevgeny Yevtushenko. "TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY".
(Charleston, WV: Parchment Gallery Graphics/University of Charleston, 1996). First edition. The first publication of this poem by Russia's most popular poet, translated from the Russian by James Ragan with the author. One of 150 SIGNED, numbered copies printed in red, black, and gray on white paper (11x14") and signed by the poet in either English or in Russian (apparently at the whim of the poet). Please indicate which you prefer. Includes a numbered colophon. Fine to new.

[Book #37339]       Price: $50.00
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