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APG 164.1 (2004). Jon Jackson. APG 164.1 (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 #22824]       Price: $2.25
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THE LOTTERY: A Play in One Act. Shirley Jackson, Brainerd Duffield. THE LOTTERY: A Play in One Act.
Chicago: The Dramatic Publishing Company, (1953). First edition thus, one-act play based on the Shirley Jackson story of the same name. Near fine in stapled paperwraps. BASED ON JACKSON'S STORY.

[Book #49572]       Price: $60.00
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APG 177.0 (2007). Shirley Jackson. APG 177.0 (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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THE BIRD'S NEST. Shirley Jackson. THE BIRD'S NEST.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, (1954). First edition. From the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman with his penciled notations on rear endpaper. Octavo dark blue (purple?) paper boards; silver-stamped red cloth spine. Cloth at spine a little rumpled, minor imperfection in paper on front board (resulting in thin, curved mark), otherwise very good or better. In about very good, lightly nicked dust jacket tanned on spine and edges.

[Book #55059]       Price: $100.00
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COME ALONG WITH ME: Part of a Novel, Sixteen Stories, and Three Lectures. Shirley Jackson. COME ALONG WITH ME: Part of a Novel, Sixteen Stories, and Three Lectures.
New York: Viking Press, (1968). First edition. Posthumous collection edited by her husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman. From the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman with his penciled notations on rear endpaper and contents page and corresponding passages lightly marked in pencil in margins. Page edges moderately foxed otherwise fine. In very good to near fine dust jacket with light soiling, touch of rubbing and few tiny tears.

[Book #54982]       Price: $100.00
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THE SUNDIAL. Shirley Jackson. THE SUNDIAL.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1958). First edition. A novel about 12 occupants of a mansion awaiting the end of the world, believing they will be the only survivors. Small paint stain on bottom edge of spine and a few tiny holes in rear spine-gutter area, otherwise very good or better in price-clipped dust jacket with light edge rubbing and two small tears repaired with tape on verso (lower front flap fold and front panel near spine). Still, a bright copy.

[Book #35433]       Price: $100.00
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LET EACH MAN REMEMBER. Josephine Jacobsen. LET EACH MAN REMEMBER.
Dallas, TX: Kaleidograph Press, (1940). First edition of AUTHOR'S SCARCE FIRST BOOK. Near fine with previous owner's name and date neatly written on front endpaper and faint foxing on page edges. In dust jacket with a few small closed tears, shallow chipping, light soiling and spine slightly tanned. Joseph Brodsky once praised Jacobsen's poetry for its "reserve, stoic timbre, and its high precision."

[Book #35635]       Price: $200.00
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SCARS MAKE YOUR BODY MORE INTERESTING. Sherril Jaffe. SCARS MAKE YOUR BODY MORE INTERESTING.
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. First edition. Short, offbeat stories illustrated with drawings by David Bromige. Number Number 24 of 200 numbered copies SIGNED BY JAFFE (of 226 total). Lower corners gently bumped still fine in original acetate.

[Book #54880]       Price: $30.00
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ALASKANA Or Alaska in Descriptive and Legendary Poems. Bushrod W. James. ALASKANA Or Alaska in Descriptive and Legendary Poems.
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Third edition. Gilt page edges, decorations and lettering. Near fine with offset on endpapers.

[Book #29696]       Price: $150.00
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FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY. E. L. James. FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY.
Westfield, New South Wales: The Writer's Coffee Shop, (2011). First edition, second state or printing, with numeral "I" on spine. (The first state, without the "I," was produced before it was to be a trilogy.) This copy with the lulu bar code number 90000 on the back cover. Front cover illustrated from an art photo by Jennifer McGuire; 372 numbered pages. A huge overnight success made into a movie. Who could have known? Fine in original illustrated paperwraps.

[Book #53783]       Price: $350.00
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THE AMBASSADORS A Novel. Henry James. THE AMBASSADORS A Novel.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First U.S. edition, which differs somewhat from the UK. Near fine in fine blue-cloth dust jacket (as issued) with just a touch of minor wear.

[Book #54955]       Price: $750.00
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APG 171.1 (2004). Henry James. APG 171.1 (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 #22825]       Price: $39.75
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CONFIDENCE. Henry James. CONFIDENCE.
Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1880. First American edition. Original dark green cloth, gilt spine lettering and brown coated endpapers. Spine slightly turned, fraying and nicks at tips of spine end and corners, front hinge, once repaired, shows glue stains, otherwise very good.

[Book #42795]       Price: $200.00
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THE MIDDLE YEARS. Henry James. THE MIDDLE YEARS.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. First edition. An almost very good copy with spine and edges sunned, inscription on front endpaper, offset on endpapers and title page, light foxing and newspaper clippings affixed to back endpaper and pastedown.

[Book #30048]       Price: $60.00
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PORTRAITS OF PLACES. Henry James. PORTRAITS OF PLACES.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1883. First edition, first issue in primary binding of blue-green smooth cloth with "JAMES" in uniform letters on spine. 1,000 copies. Precedes the American edition. Light scattered foxing, boards rubbed on corners and a few light spots, back hinge starting to crack, small thin strip of cloth tape on copyright page and front endpaper (covering something?), otherwise very good.

[Book #42805]       Price: $300.00
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THE PRIVATE LIFE: Lord Beaupre/ The Visits. Henry James. THE PRIVATE LIFE: Lord Beaupre/ The Visits.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. First U.S. edition. Variant binding, Edel & Laurence A39b (C), lettered in red. Very good with light soiling and cover edges slightly rubbed.

[Book #29075]       Price: $100.00
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THE SCENIC ART: Notes on Acting & the Drama: 1872-1901. Henry James. THE SCENIC ART: Notes on Acting & the Drama: 1872-1901.
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1948. First edition. Edited and with an introduction by Allan Wade. Light rubbing to spine ends and tips, otherwise fine in dust jacket with slightly soiled spine and spine lettering faded (barely legible).

[Book #34157]       Price: $60.00
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ABBEYS. M. R. James. ABBEYS.
Paddington Station, London: The Great Western Railway, 1925. First edition. Additional chapter on "Monastic Life and Buildings" by A. Hamilton Thompson. Illustrated. Great Western Railway map in pocket on back paste down. About very good with offset shadow on front board, corners rubbed, endpapers lightly foxed, name on front endpaper.

[Book #52473]       Price: $60.00
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SLEEVELESS ERRAND. Norah C. James. SLEEVELESS ERRAND.
Paris: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, 1929. First Paris Edition. An almost very good copy with light offset and name on endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, soiling on white cloth spine and front hinge starting to split at top, about 2 inches.

[Book #39853]       Price: $50.00
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APG 116.3 (2004). P. D. James. APG 116.3 (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 #22826]       Price: $6.00
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I MISSED THE TRAIN TO LITTLE ROCK. W. C. Jameson, William Carl. I MISSED THE TRAIN TO LITTLE ROCK.
Conway, Arkansas: Seven Oaks Publ. Co. (1994). First edition. Early, or perhaps the first, poetry selection from the writer, author, singer/songwriter, and professional treasure hunter known for his "Buried Treasures of America" series. INSCRIBED TO LOUIS DANIEL BRODSKY, "To L.D.--...one who know the words, the language, the joys, the pains of this kind of life. Best, WC Jameson." Cream-colored paperwraps printed in brown, teal, orange and black. Fine. TREASURE HUNTER'S BOOK OF POETRY, INSCRIBED TO FELLOW POET.

[Book #54260]       Price: $75.00
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THE DOOR IN THE WALL. Benita Kane Jaro. THE DOOR IN THE WALL.
Sag Harbor, New York: The Permanent Press, (1992). First edition of her second Roman novel. INSCRIBED "Much love, Benita"; and a nice personal one page ALS to Doris Grumbach, the novelist, essayist and critic, whose blurb for the book appears on the back inside cover of this advance copy. "Dear Doris-- Well, here are the bound galleys. At last. Didn't they do me a nice cover? And didn't they feature your beautiful blurb in a prominent place -- as it deserves? . . ." Fine in glossy pictorial wraps.

[Book #30769]       Price: $60.00
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THE KEY. Benita Kane Jaro. THE KEY.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1988). First edition. SIGNED in full on title page and then INSCRIBED: "To Doris, Thanks forever. Love, Beni June 4, 1988." A nice TLS from Jaro to author/reviewer Doris Grumbach laid in. Fine in near fine dust jacket with only touch of edge wear, and Grumbach's 8 line blurb on the back panel. "If there is to be a worthy successor to Mary Renault, or to Marguerite Yourcenar, it may be Benita Kane Jaro. I am firm in my belief that THE KEY will illuminate Rome in the first century before Christ in the way the MEMOIRS OF HADRIAN did for the following century. Prediction: Benita Kane Jaro is at the start of a distinguished career in historial fiction."

[Book #30542]       Price: $60.00
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PICTURES FROM AN INSTITUTION. Randall Jarrell. PICTURES FROM AN INSTITUTION.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First edition. Uncorrected proof, very good in somewhat soiled blue printed paperwraps with closed tear in rear cover. Jarrell's only novel.

[Book #35619]       Price: $60.00
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APG 017.5 (2011). Robinson Jeffers. APG 017.5 (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.
[Book #22828]       Price: $11.25
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