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NEW CONNECTICUT: An Autobiographical Poem. A. Bronson Alcott. NEW CONNECTICUT: An Autobiographical Poem.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1887. First edition thus; revised and enlarged from the 1881, privately printed edition. Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) was the father of Louisa May, the author of LITTLE WOMEN. He was a friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson and a major figure himself in transcendentalism who was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women's rights. Spine ends frayed, light staining to lower rear board otherwise about very good.

[Book #42348]       Price: $125.00
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APG 197.0 (2007). Louisa May Alcott. APG 197.0 (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.
[Book #43901]       Price: $12.00
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ALL MEN ARE ENEMIES. Richard Aldington. ALL MEN ARE ENEMIES.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1933. First edition. A novel set on the Continent and in Britain during the first quarter of the last century.Bright and near fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with touch of creasing, few small tears, and spine background faded but black lettering still crisp and clear.

[Book #27806]       Price: $75.00
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THE RETURN. Buzz Aldrin, , John Barnes. THE RETURN.
New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Assoc. (2000). First edition. A novel, written with Barnes, from the second man to walk on the moon. SIGNED BY ALDRIN on publisher's bookplate. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and tips.

[Book #54941]       Price: $50.00
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THE RETURN. Buzz Aldrin, , John Barnes. THE RETURN.
New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Assoc. (2000). First edition. SIGNED BY ALDRIN in silver on the black title page. A novel, written with Barnes, from the second man to walk on the moon. Fine in fine dust jacket with just one tiny, inconspicuous tear.

[Book #54942]       Price: $75.00
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PLANET NEW YORK. Tudor Alexander. PLANET NEW YORK.
No place: Xlibris, 2000. First edition. Advanced reading copy. SIGNED by the author. Publisher's letter and bookmark laid in. INSCRIBED to Washington Post columinst Michael Dirda "October 26, 2001 To Michael Dirda, With respect and appreciation for your love of the written word. Tudor Alexander."

[Book #37828]       Price: $50.00
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"THE PESETA WITH THE HOLE IN THE MIDDLE," PARTS II & II: In The Kenyon Review, Autumn 1961 & Winter 1962. Nelson Algren. "THE PESETA WITH THE HOLE IN THE MIDDLE," PARTS II & II: In The Kenyon Review, Autumn 1961 & Winter 1962.
Gambier, OH: Kenyon College, 1961 & 1962. First edition. Later collected WHO LOST AN AMERICAN? (NY: Macmillan, 1963) as "Seville: The Peseta with the Hole in the Middle." Faint, unobtrusive stamps of the IBM Research Library on front covers of both volumes; first volume lightly soiled, otherwise both are very good to near fine in pictorial paperwraps.

[Book #53735]       Price: $50.00
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APG 003.5 (2004). Nelson Algren. APG 003.5 (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 LAST CAROUSEL. Nelson Algren. THE LAST CAROUSEL.
New York: Putnam's Sons, (1973). First edition of this collection of stories. INSCRIBED by Algren (covering the full front endpaper), "with best wishes to Jeen" followed by one of his signature cat drawings, signed and dated June 1978, and colored with light blue and yellow streaks and whirls. Two small cigarette burns to back cover, otherwise bright and fine in near fine dustwrapper with only light rubbing to spine ends and corners.

[Book #53734]       Price: $150.00
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THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM. Nelson Algren. THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1949. First edition. A fine, bright copy, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51740]       Price: $75.00
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THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM. Nelson Algren. THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co. 1949. First edition. Winner of the first National Book Award and made into the movie that resurrected Frank Sinatra's career. "Unrevised proofs" in tall, plain blue wraps with light-blue label printed in black. Measures 6 7/8 x 11 3/4"; last page number is "122" but pagination is double in that the pages are numbered "1A," "1B," and so on. A RARE ITEM, we know of only one other copy, which is in a university's Rare Books Library. A few minor scuffs and creases, otherwise near fine. Housed in a custom clamshell case.

[Book #52513]       Price: $3,500.00
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NEVER COME MORNING. Nelson Algren. NEVER COME MORNING.
New York: Harper & Bros. (1942). First edition. Introduction by Richard Wright. SIGNED BY ALGREN on tipped-in leaf that would appear to be from the publisher's (like seen in books from Kroch's and Brentano's First Edition Circle). Bright and near fine. Lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #52725]       Price: $150.00
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SOMEBODY IN BOOTS. Nelson Algren. SOMEBODY IN BOOTS.
New York: Vanguard Press, (1935). First edition of the author's first book. Based on his experiences living in Texas during the Great Depression. The title refers to someone with authority--namely bosses and police; poor folk and the powerless just wore shoes or went barefoot. Minor binding-glue bleed-through near inner hinges (which is common) otherwise a very good or better, nice clean copy with only the barest wear to the covers and with the brown top stain still very good. Lacking the original dust jacket but offered in a facsimile one. HIS FIRST BOOK.

[Book #53567]       Price: $750.00
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WHO LOST AN AMERICAN? Nelson Algren. WHO LOST AN AMERICAN?
New York: Macmillan Co. (1963). First edition. SIGNED by Algren. Essays on travels, Playboy, etc. Near fine with cloth spine and paper baords showing a little rubbing on tips; in very good dust jacket with some edgewear and tiny chipping on corners and spine ends.

[Book #52683]       Price: $150.00
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SOUTHWEST. John Houghton Allen. SOUTHWEST.
Paul Laune. Phila./New York: J. B. Lippincot Co. (1952). First edition. Fine in lightly soiled dust jacket.

[Book #47667]       Price: $50.00
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APG 151.2 (2004). Woody Allen. APG 151.2 (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 #22735]       Price: $3.00
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NIXON: Volumes One and Two; The Education of a Politician 1913-1962 | The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972. Stephen E. Ambrose, Richard M. Nixon. NIXON: Volumes One and Two; The Education of a Politician 1913-1962 | The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1989). First edition. Two volumes: first printing of volume two, second printing of volume one. BOTH VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY AMBROSE. The first two volumes in Ambrose's Nixon trilogy. Illustrated with photos. Volume one: Slight lean at top of spine still very good to fine in bright, near fine dust jacket. Volume two: Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, boards gently edge rubbed, barely perceptible nick midway in rear board, and very faint offset on the pastedowns from the dust jacket, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with some sunning and light shelf wear, and edges barely rubbed and creased. A nice set and uncommon inscribed.

[Book #47542]       Price: $450.00
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TWO SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHS FRAMED. Martin Amis. TWO SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHS FRAMED.
Two black-and-white photos of Amis. Close-ups shot from the neck up, each about 7 inches high by 11 inches wide. Both SIGNED BY AMIS on the photos. Nicely framed together in a black mat and silver metal frame with overall dimension of approximately 14 x 18". Fine.

[Book #52781]       Price: $250.00
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JOAN OF LORRAINE. A Play in Two Acts. Maxwell Anderson. JOAN OF LORRAINE. A Play in Two Acts.
Washington, DC: Anderson House, 1946. First edition. A little darkening to pastedown edges otherwise bright and fine in dust jacket with rubbed nicking to head of spine and few short tears (otherwise near fine).

[Book #24812]       Price: $45.00
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THE STAR-WAGON A Play in Three Acts. Maxwell Anderson. THE STAR-WAGON A Play in Three Acts.
Washington, DC: Anderson House, 1937. First edition. Time-travel fantasy starring Burgess Meredith as Stephen Minch and Lillian Gish as Martha Minch. Bright and fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with spine ends and corners lightly nicked and rubbed and closed tear to base of rear panel.

[Book #24831]       Price: $40.00
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APG 130.3 (2004). Sherwood Anderson. APG 130.3 (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 #22737]       Price: $6.00
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KIT BRANDON: A Portrait. Sherwood Anderson. KIT BRANDON: A Portrait.
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Endpapers darkened at hinges, lower corners lightly bumped, otherwise bright and fine in bright, clean, near fine dust jacket very slightly toned at spine and with only light wear to corners and spine ends.

[Book #40254]       Price: $100.00
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"THE LOST NOVEL": In Scribner's Magazine, Volume LXXXIV, No. 3. Sherwood Anderson. "THE LOST NOVEL": In Scribner's Magazine, Volume LXXXIV, No. 3.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, September, 1928. First edition. First appearance of this story by Sherwood Anderson. Paperwraps lightly worn on overhanging edges, front cover splitting at hinge (about 5"), otherwise very good.

[Book #52937]       Price: $50.00
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MID-AMERICAN CHANTS. Sherwood Anderson. MID-AMERICAN CHANTS.
New York and London: John Lane, 1918. First edition. An early book of poems. Near fine with light foxing to the endpapers and a touch of soiling to the cloth boards. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51535]       Price: $100.00
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A STORY TELLER'S STORY. Sherwood Anderson. A STORY TELLER'S STORY.
New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1924. First edition. A memoir of sorts. 8vo, brick-red pebbled cloth boards stamped in light orange and blind on front and spine; top edge light orange. Crisp and fine in good or better dust jacket with internal archival-tape repair and chipping at base of spine just touching one letter in publisher's name.

[Book #54937]       Price: $100.00
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