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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: An Agony in Eight Fits. Lewis Carroll. THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK: An Agony in Eight Fits.
New York: Macmillan, 1923. First of this edition. With publisher's blurb, "This new edition is for a new public." A very good copy with previous owner's name on front endpaper in an early dust jacket with spine darkened and splitting at front fold, small chips at head of spine, 3/4-inch chipped from base, and with small hole in blank back panel.

[Book #48545]       Price: $150.00
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SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED. Lewis Carroll. SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED.
London: Macmillan & Co. 1893. First edition, first issue. All edges gilt. Foxing on frontispiece and title page, spine rubbing and wear to unprinted portion (from lettering down). Good to very good overall.

[Book #48551]       Price: $125.00
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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There. Lewis Carroll. THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: And What Alice Found There.
Franklin Hughes. New York: Cheshire House, 1931. First edition thus: limited edition, #1194 of 1200 copies, with illustrations by Franklin Hughes. Qurato, white silk-moire boards somewhat soiled, scattered foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Very good, lacking slipcase.

[Book #49723]       Price: $100.00
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USEFUL AND INSTRUCTIVE POETRY. Lewis Carroll. USEFUL AND INSTRUCTIVE POETRY.
London: Geoffrey Bles, (1954). First edition. Composed in 1845 when Carroll was thirteen for his younger brother and sister. Includes a few facsimile pages of text and reproductions of seven of the original illustrations. Light damp staining to boards and page top edges, otherwise very good in the original acetate dust jacket with printed paper front flap (small piece missing from head of spine and large piece missing from rear panel of acetate).

[Book #48546]       Price: $100.00
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USEFUL AND INSTRUCTIVE POETRY. Lewis Carroll. USEFUL AND INSTRUCTIVE POETRY.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1954. First American edition. Review copy with review slip laid in. "The first of his writings although the last to be published." Written in 1845, when Carroll was just thirteen, for his younger brother and sister. Includes a few facsimile pages of text and reproductions of seven of the original illustrations. Covers somewhat tanned, otherwise near fine in like dust jacket with corners clipped but price intact.

[Book #49472]       Price: $150.00
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Lewis Carroll. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.
London: Macmillan, 1866. First edition to be published but technically the second British edition, as the exceedingly rare 1865 first edition was suppressed and only 22 copies are known to exist today. His classic tale of Alice's fall through the rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar creatures. The twists of logic throughout this tale have gained it lasting popularity with children and adults alike, and it is considered to be one of the best examples of the "literary nonsense" genre (Wikipedia). Finely, freshly bound in full, red goatskin with four raised spine bands; three gilt-stamped, green-leather spine labels (title, author & date); gilt and blind spine decorations, including gilt center stamps onlaid in green leather. Front and back covers each with inset panel of hand-colored, black-foil images stamped on cream-colored lambskin after Tenniel's original illustrations. Housed in clamshell box with quarter-red-goatskin rounded spine, raised spine bands, center stamps, leather spine labels, and red linen cloth; box lined with red velvet. Binding and case by Dragonfly Bindery/StudioBinding; design executed by Patricia & George Sargent. Frontis tissue darkened and scattered light foxing throughout otherwise the interior is in very good condition. The binding is fine. FINELY, FRESHLY BOUND IN FULL LEATHER.

[Book #54361]       Price: $12,500.00
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes. Lewis Carroll, Roselle Ross. ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Two volumes.
Marjorie Collison. New York: Maxton Publishers, Inc. (1947). First thus. Two volume set of Ross' version of these classic stories for young readers. Illustrated by Majorie Collison. Both volumes are very good or better with light rubbing to edges, in pictorial dust jackets which are somewhat worn but still complete and very scarce.

[Book #48913]       Price: $100.00
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THE WHITE STEED AND COGGERERS. Paul Vincent Carroll. THE WHITE STEED AND COGGERERS.
New York: Random House, (1939). First edition. Fine in dust jacket with shallow edge chipping, light tanning to edges of rear panel and two inconspicuous splits in flap folds. Still, a very bright, attractive copy. The production of "The White Steed" featured a young Jessica Tandy.

[Book #33104]       Price: $50.00
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APG 182.0 (2007). Rachel Carson. APG 182.0 (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 #43944]       Price: $3.00
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KEEPING FAITH: Memoirs of a President. Jimmy Carter. KEEPING FAITH: Memoirs of a President.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (1986). A reprint of the President's autobiography in Easton's Library of the Presidents. Originally published in 1982. A SIGNED edition but no limitation stated. Fine to new in full gray leather with two raised bands on spine; gilt decoration on covers and spine; gilt page edges; and satin ribbon page marker. Publisher's prospectus laid in.

[Book #48312]       Price: $150.00
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THE RAT RACE. John Franklin Carter, Jay Franklin. THE RAT RACE.
Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc. 1950. First edition. Near fine in bright, very good dust jacket with light edge wear and half-inch chip from base of spine.

[Book #49248]       Price: $50.00
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FIRST LADY FROM PLAINS. Rosalynn Carter. FIRST LADY FROM PLAINS.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1984. First edition. SIGNED by the former first lady on the front endpaper. Fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with spine slightly toned and light edge rubbing.

[Book #54925]       Price: $40.00
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HELPING YOURSELF HELP OTHERS: A Book for Caregivers. Rosalynn Carter. HELPING YOURSELF HELP OTHERS: A Book for Caregivers.
(New York): Random House/Times Books, (1994). First edition. Written with Susan K. Golant. INSCRIBED by Carter, former First Lady of the U.S., on the half-title page. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #46871]       Price: $85.00
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THE REAGAN YEARS. Carter. Hodding. THE REAGAN YEARS.
New York: George Braziller, (1988). First edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in bold dust jacket.

[Book #47100]       Price: $60.00
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RIDIN' WITH RAY and THE OLD GAME. Raymond Carver, Jon Jackson. RIDIN' WITH RAY and THE OLD GAME.
Santa Barbara: Neville Books, 1995. First edition. By Jon A. Jackson with illustrations by Barnaby Conrad. One of 300 numbered copies SIGNED by Jackson. Jackson, a well-known mystery writer, fleshes out Carver, the man, in "Ridin' with Ray." In "The Old Game" he restores to its original state the story that introduced "Fang" Mulheisen (from his detective novels). Fine in blue cloth boards stamped in silver, without dust jacket, as issued. In plain slipcase.

[Book #40069]       Price: $125.00
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CATHEDRAL: Stories. Raymond Carver. CATHEDRAL: Stories.
New York: Knopf, 1983. First edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Author Doris Grumbach's copy with her initials at bottom of front endpaper. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #29245]       Price: $100.00
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CATHEDRAL: Stories. Raymond Carver. CATHEDRAL: Stories.
New York: Knopf, 1983. First edition. His third collection of short stories and the first to bring him critical acclaim, SIGNED on title page above his printed name and dated 10/31/83. Bright and fine in fine dust jacket with the barest of minor wear. SIGNED IN YEAR OF PUBLICATION.

[Book #54615]       Price: $400.00
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ULTRAMARINE. Raymond Carver. ULTRAMARINE.
New York: Random House, (1986). First edition. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Author Doris Grumbach's copy, with her initials on front endpaper. Fine in dust jacket with just a touch of minor edge rubbing.

[Book #29699]       Price: $100.00
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WHERE I'M CALLING FROM: New and Selected Stories. Raymond Carver. WHERE I'M CALLING FROM: New and Selected Stories.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1987). First edition. Presumed review copy with photograph and publisher's letter laid in. Doris Grumbach's copy with her initials in pencil at bottom of first blank. Includes the first book appearance of 7 stories and some revisions and title changes on 30 others. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #30778]       Price: $125.00
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THE AFRICAN WITCH. Joyce Cary. THE AFRICAN WITCH.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1936. First edition of his third book, a novel set in West Africa. Small tasteful bookplate on front pastedown under flap, of "Claude" (Smith) a cartoonist for The New Yorker, Playboy, et al. Top front cover a little bumped, otherwise the black cloth and spine gilt lettering is near fine, in a very good or better typical yellow, lightly soiled, Gollancz dust jacket with one small closed tear.

[Book #35502]       Price: $200.00
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AISSA SAVED. Joyce Cary. AISSA SAVED.
London: Ernest Benn Ltd. (1932). First edition. Author's very scarce second book. Light edge rubbing, otherwise near fine, lacking dust jacket, but scarce either way.

[Book #29673]       Price: $200.00
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AN AMERICAN VISITOR. Joyce Cary. AN AMERICAN VISITOR.
London: Ernest Benn Ltd. (1933). First edition. Page edges very faintly foxed and light unavoidable offset to endpapers, still near fine lacking dust jacket.

[Book #29331]       Price: $125.00
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EXCEPT THE LORD. Joyce Cary. EXCEPT THE LORD.
London: Michael Joseph Ltd. (1953). First edition. Slight foxing on page edges and a touch on dust jacket folds, otherwise fine in dust jacket. A nice bright copy.

[Book #40692]       Price: $50.00
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THE HORSE'S MOUTH. Joyce Cary. THE HORSE'S MOUTH.
London: Michael Joseph Ltd. (1944). First edition. The third volume in his trilogy (first two volumes were HERSELF SURPRISED, 1941, and TO BE A PILGRIM, 1942). HORSE'S MOUTH follows the adventures of Gulley Jimson, an artist who exploits his friends and acquaintances to earn a quid. Made into a 1958 movie with script by Cary and Alec Guinness, starring Guinness and Kay Walsh. Very good in red cloth; in dust jacket with long tears along front spine fold and front flap fold backed with tape, front panel a little wrinkled and few small chips and closed tears. Still, a presentable example of this scarce jacket.

[Book #49668]       Price: $200.00
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NOT HONOUR MORE. Joyce Cary. NOT HONOUR MORE.
London: Michael Joseph, (1955). First edition. A few of the first pages uncut, faint unavoidable offset on endpapers and corners lightly bumped. In a near fine bright dust jacket with a minimal amount of shelfwear to the edges and just a touch of soiling to the white back panel.

[Book #50762]       Price: $50.00
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