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THE LIFE OF THE PARTY. Irvin S. Cobb. THE LIFE OF THE PARTY.
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1919). First edition. Fine in dust jacket, which is lightly aged or soiled.

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THE GIN GAME. D. L. Coburn. THE GIN GAME.
New York: Drama Book Specialists, (1978). First edition. Pulitzer Prize winner for best play. Near fine in a very good yellow dust jacket with light soiling, two small chips, one small closed tear and a small nick on spine edge.

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BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A text-book for the Book-binders and Librarians. Douglas Cockerell. BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A text-book for the Book-binders and Librarians.
Noel Rooke. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd. (1924). Fourth edition. In the Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks. Illustrated by Noel Rooke. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Very good or better with some rubbing, especially to lower front corner, and spine slightly tanned but pages bright and binding tight. Lacking dust jacket.

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HERE AND NOW: LETTERS 2008 - 2011. J. M. Coetzee, , Paul Auster. HERE AND NOW: LETTERS 2008 - 2011.
London: Faber & Faber/Harvill Secker, (2013). First edition. One of 100 (of 110 total) numbered and SIGNED copies. The Nobel Prize-winning author Coetzee and the author and director Paul Auster met in person for the first time in February 2008. Soon after, they began exchanging letters on numerous topics. An interesting and enlightening look into the thoughts and beliefs of both of these important and popular authors. Fine to new, as issued, in brown and beige leather without dust jacket, in cloth covered slipcase.

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FAMILY PORTRAIT: A Play in Three Acts. Lenore. Cowen Coffee, William Joyce. FAMILY PORTRAIT: A Play in Three Acts.
New York: Random House, (1939). First edition. Faint damp stain on front endpapers near hinge, otherwise near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with light edgewear and slightly tanned spine. Starred Judith Anderson on Broadway.

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THE ORGAN BUILDER. Robert Cohen. THE ORGAN BUILDER.
New York: Harper & Row, (1988). First edition of AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF KING COTTON. David L. Cohn. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF KING COTTON.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. First edition. The story of how cotton, more than any other product of our soil or industry, has had powerful and dramatic effects upon American life and history. About fine in like, pictorial white price-clipped dust jacket a little darkened on spine and with tiny chips on corners and spine ends.

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ALL I HAVE IS BLUE. James Colbert. ALL I HAVE IS BLUE.
New York: Atheneum, 1992. First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED to author Neil McGaughey, "For Neil/ With my great respect and with my thanks. Jim 7-3-92." Fine in dust jacket.

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CLAUDINE AT SCHOOL. and Willy Colette. CLAUDINE AT SCHOOL.
H. Mirande. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930. First U.S. edition. Illustrated by H. Mirande. Bookplate on front pastedown (mostly under flap) but better than very good in dust jacket with tanned spine, edge chipping (affecting some spine lettering) and paper tape repair to verso.

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QUESTIONS ABOUT ANGELS: Poems. Billy Collins. QUESTIONS ABOUT ANGELS: Poems.
New York: William Morrow, (1991). First edition. THE ELUSIVE HARDCOVER ISSUE -- SIGNED on the title page by Collins and dated "Jan 1992." The book was issued simultaneously in softcover and even that issue is scarce. An early selection of poems from the eventual Poet Laureate, exhibiting his usual wry, probing humor. Selected from his many magazine appearances by poet Edward Hirsch for The National Poetry series. Fine in crisp, fine dust jacket with only the faintest crease to rear panel. SCARCE SIGNED HARDCOVER ISSUE.

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CRIME PUNISHMENT AND RESURRECTION: Dan Fortune Thrillers. Michael Collins, Sue Grafton. CRIME PUNISHMENT AND RESURRECTION: Dan Fortune Thrillers.
New York: Donald I. Fine, (1992). First edition. Introduction by Sue Grafton. Uncorrected proof in printed wraps. Fine in proof dust jacket with flaps and back panel blank.

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THE ROAD ROUND IRELAND. Padraic Colum, John Butler Yeats. THE ROAD ROUND IRELAND.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1926. First edition, preceding the English edition by a year. An interesting travel book which discusses Irish personalities of the time. Fourteen full-page illustrations by a number of artists including A. E., and John Butler Yeats. Fine in a gold-foil dust jacket which we can't believe usually held up well. This one is fine with only the barest wear on corners, a small spot on back hinge fold and a few faint creases.

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MAGISTRATE'S GUIDE; AND CITIZEN'S COUNSELLOR: Being a Digested Abstract of those Laws of the State of Maryland Most Necessary to Be Known, and Most Useful in Common Transations of Life. John B. Colvin. MAGISTRATE'S GUIDE; AND CITIZEN'S COUNSELLOR: Being a Digested Abstract of those Laws of the State of Maryland Most Necessary to Be Known, and Most Useful in Common Transations of Life.
Frederick-Town, MD: no-publ. 1805. First edition. An abstract of Maryland laws of the period "Interspersed with a Variety of Practical Forms and Precedents; For the use of Justices of the Peace and Others." 352 pages plus index. Interior somewhat darkened with some staining but wholly legible. Original leather binding touched up with new, period-style leather spine label reproducing the original. Good or better.

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APPLAUSE. Betty Comden, Adolph Green. APPLAUSE.
New York: Random House, (1971). First edition. Based on the film "All About Eve." Music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams. From an original story by Mary Orr. Very good with a few tiny nicks on front edge of paper board. Previous owner's name and stamp on front endpaper. Book is otherwise in fine condition with bright gold lettering on the spine and minimal wear. Lacking dust jacket.

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AN INFINITY OF MIRRORS. Richard Condon. AN INFINITY OF MIRRORS.
New York: Random House, (1964). First edition. Uncorrected proof in pictorial paperwraps. INSCRIBED inside front cover, "For Francisco Diabb (Frank Heller to you) with awe, respect and much fond admiration. Richard Condon New York Xmas 1903." Some minor wear on edges but still very good or better in stiff paperwraps.

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THE AZTEC TREASURE HOUSE: New and Selected Essays. Evan S. Connell. THE AZTEC TREASURE HOUSE: New and Selected Essays.
Washington, D.C. Counterpoint, (2001). First edition. Bound galley proofs, fine in paperwraps.

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GREEN PASTURES. Marc Connelly. GREEN PASTURES.
London: Delisle, (1963). First edition thus, with introduction and conclusion by Vincent Long and postscripts by The Very Rev. Dr. W. R. Matthews, Professor John Macmurray and Sir Henry Self. Spine ends and tips very slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine in price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing, sticker shadow on rear panel, a few short closed edge tears (one has light creasing and tape repair to verso) and a shallow chip at upper rear spine fold. Includes photographs from the production. An attractive later edition of this winner of the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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APG 166.2 (2012). Michael Connelly. APG 166.2 (2012) 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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NINE DRAGONS. Michael Connelly. NINE DRAGONS.
(London: Orion, 2009). First UK edition, which reportedly precedes the U.S. SIGNED on title page. A Harry Bosch novel. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE ROCK POOL. Cyril Connolly. THE ROCK POOL.
New York: Charles Scribners, 1936. First U.S. edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, published in Paris earlier in the year. Small name on front pastedown, otherwise very good or better in worn dust jacket with small chips to edges, closed tears and old tape on verso. A presentable copy of a scarce book in dust jacket.

[Book #28975]       Price: $150.00
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CONRAD AND THE REPORTERS. Joseph Conrad, Christopher Morley. CONRAD AND THE REPORTERS.
Doubleday, Page, Garden City, 1923. First edition. Based on a series of articles by Morley originally published in The New York Evening Post about Conrad's arrival in New York. One of 815 copies issued for bookseller friends for 1924. INSCRIBED BY MORLEY to a fellow journalist: "To Allan Nevins / from Christopher Morley / Xmas 1923." Nevins was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies--of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford, and John D. Rockefeller--as well as for his public service. Near fine book in a good at best, tattered dust jacket which appears at first glance to be a plain unprinted green, but which is actually faintly stamped in gilt on front.

[Book #53800]       Price: $175.00
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THE INHERITORS: An Extravagant Story. Ford, Joseph Conrad, , Ford Madox Hueffer. THE INHERITORS: An Extravagant Story.
London: Heinemann, 1901. First edition. Conrad and Ford's collaborative, quasi-science fiction novel which explores "a societal shift from a generation of people who have traditional values of interdependence, being overtaken by a modern generation who believe in expediency, callously using political power to bring down the old order" (Wiki). Seems to be an age-old refrain. Remainder issue; one of 199 copies bound up in 1909. Somewhat smaller than the first issue at 183 x 125 mm and in a cheaper binding of smooth yellow cloth. All edges trimmed. Offsets on endpapers, otherwise very good. THEIR COLLABORATIVE, QUASI-SCI-FI NOVEL.

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THE INHERITORS: An Extravagant Story. Ford, Joseph Conrad, , Ford Madox Hueffer. THE INHERITORS: An Extravagant Story.
London: Heinemann, 1901. First edition. Conrad and Ford's collaborative, quasi-science fiction novel which explores "a societal shift from a generation of people who have traditional values of interdependence, being overtaken by a modern generation who believe in expediency, callously using political power to bring down the old order" (Wiki). Seems to be an age-old refrain. First issue, without the dedication page added to later copies. Good or better with covers soiled, spine darkened, and quarter-inch loss to head of spine.

[Book #53845]       Price: $300.00
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APG 154.2 (2004). Joseph Conrad. APG 154.2 (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 ARROW OF GOLD: A Story Between Two Notes. Joseph Conrad. THE ARROW OF GOLD: A Story Between Two Notes.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd. (1919). First UK edition, preceded the same year by the U.S. edition. With "T. Fisher Unwin" at base of spine, white wove endpapers (binding c, but no priority) and "A" missing from head of p.67, as called for. Gift inscription on front endpaper, endpapers a little darkened, few tiny nicks to cloth at head of spine which also shows a very subtle stain, otherwise very good. Lacking dust jacket.

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