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"F" Is For Fugitive

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co., 1989

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. From the Donald S. Olson collection and a recent Bonhams and Butterfields auction with the auction tag still laid in. A fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. Light rubbing to the dustjacket from shelfwear--mostly on the back panel. Will be shipped Priority mail at media mail pricing. Protected in a Durafold jacket liner. View more info

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A Dream Of Red Mansions (3 vol. set)

By: Hsueh-Chin, Tsao & Ngoi, Kao

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press, 1978

Edition: First


From the Donald Olsen collection of modern firsts----A handsome three volume set printed in the "People's Republic of China"--Peking. Blue boards with gilt and deep red decorated cloth spine. Silk place markers, decorated endpapers and pastedowns. Wrap around dustjackets with a depiction of Chinese life--loaded with symbolism and traditional Chinese figures--ie...Chinese storks, pagodas, temples, pole fishing, willows....taken from a watercolor portrait. This edition com... View more info

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A Family Party

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1956

Edition: First Printing


First Printing 8/56. From the Donald Olsen Modern Firsts Collection. A fine copy in a near fine and unclipped ($1.95) dustjacket. A handsome tight and square copy devoid of any interior marking except the author's signature to the half title page--signature only without inscription. The dustjacket has light age toning with a little darkening to the paper-- seems to be normal for this title--and very very light edgewear to the front bottom panel--but no chipping or tears.... View more info

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A Fanatic Heart (Signed 1st Printing)

By: O' Brien, Edna

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, Franklin Press, 1984

Edition: First Limited Edition


First Printing. A superb copy in finely tooled leather--from the Signed First Edition Society--issued previously to the first trade edition--thus the first printing. A collection of the author's stories with Irish characters and Irish settings with common themes of life enrichment--or more precisely--the breaking of the chains that bind them to their upbringing. Signed by the author on a special limitations page. Chocolate brown morocco leather with gilt lettering and de... View more info

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A Piece Of My Heart

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1976

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. From the Donald S. Olson collection of modern firsts--with the auction tag laid in. A superb fine copy in an unclipped ($8.95) and near fine dustjacket--with just a slight amount of overall age toning--otherwise would also be fine. This copy is signed with signature only to the title page by the author. This is Richard Ford's first book--critically acclaimed but difficult to read. Protected in a Brodart jacket cover. A very collectable copy--tight, square... View more info

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A Rage To Live

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1949

Edition: First Printing


From the recent auction of the Donald S. Olsen collection--with the auction tag tipped in. A handsome copy that originally belonged to fellow author Donald Ogden Stewart--with Stewart's signature and address in Santa Monica on the front free endpaper--along with his notes as to date of purchase and date of reading. Stewart was friends with Hemingway and was the model for character Bill Gorton in "The Sun Also Rises". Stewart was more successful as a screenwriter--with su... View more info

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A Talent For Loving

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill, 1961

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. From the Donald S. Olson collection and a recent Bonhams and Butterfields auction with the auction tag still laid in. A near fine copy--clean and unmarked--solid and square. The dustjacket is not price clipped and shows a little rubbing overall--but no chips or tears. A very collectable copy from the author of "The Manchurian Candidate". Protected in Brodart jacket cover and will be shipped Priority mail at media mail prices. View more info

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A World To Win

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1946

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. From the Donald S. Olson collection. A near fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. Mild age toning only to this copy--no interior marks--solid copy with no spine problems--solid top stain as new. The dustjacket is not clipped and has only very light edgewear to the head and heel of the spine--a most collectable copy from a distinguished author. the Lanny Budd novels that portray world events in story form--the beginning of modern day historical fi... View more info

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Airport

By: Haley, Alex

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, 1968

Edition: Firt


From the Donald Olsen collection of modern firsts. A very good copy in an unclipped and very good dustjacket. Book and dustjacket show normal age toning--page edges are toned and dusty. Previous owners signature in ink to the front pastedown under the flap. The dustjacket is unclipped and complete with edgewear at the head and heel of the spine and some darkening to the spine and back panel. A well read copy in very good condition. Shipped Priority mail at media mail pr... View more info

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All The Little Live Things (1st Printing)

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition


From the recently auctioned collection of Donald S. Olson--a very nice collectable copy in near fine condition in a very good plus dustjacket. Clean and tight copy with an unfaded yellow top stain. Just a touch of overall light uniform age toning. The dustjacket is unclipped and has just very minor shallow chipping to the head and heel of the spine and a small amount of toning to the panels. Overall a nice copy. Stegner is one of the masters of American literature, both ... View more info

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Atlantic High: A Celebration

By: Buckley, William F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk Connecticut, Easton Press, 1987

Edition: First Limited Edition


Fine in Leather. Easton Press limited edition. Dark blue/black boards--gilt decorations to front board and spine. Raised bands on spine, gilted page ends all around, silk placemarker and silk moire endpapers and pastedowns. All of the best trimmings Easton is known for. An issue of the Leather bound Nautical Library. This copy is signed by Buckley on the front free endpaper--from a recent Bonhams and Butterfields auction. A journal diary of a sailing expedition across th... View more info

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Back When We Were Grownups

By: Tyler, Anne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Knopf, 2001

Edition: First Printing


First Printing Random House. Fine in unclipped dustjacket. Signed by author on the title page. Unread condition protected in Durafold plastic protector. Shipped Priority Mail for Media Mail pricing. View more info

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Beach Music (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, 1995

Edition: First


First Printing. A handsome near fine copy in an unclipped and near fine dustjacket. Signed by the author on the title page and dated 8/95. A tight copy with mild age toning only to the page edges or would be fine. Dustjacket has just the slightest of shallow edgewear with no paper loss--a very collectible copy--protected in a plastic jacket cover. View more info

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Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral, Critical and Miscellaneous

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dublin, Price, Walker, Whitestone et al, 1782

Edition: First Edition


First Irish edition-printed in Dublin--collection of philosophical theses of Samuel Johnson--in the manner of the maxims of Duke De la Roche-Foucault. Clean and tight--. Full black mottled calf with gilt lettering to the spine. Wear is moderate (hand rubbing) to the spine-although the lettering is very bright. 262 pp. A small bit of paper is missing on the title page--not affecting the title or important information--also written in ink on the same title page is the name... View more info

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Beggarman, Thief

By: Shaw, Irwin

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1977

Edition: First Printing


First Printing. A collectable and fine copy in a fine and unclipped dustjacket. Light age toning to the dustjacket only. Signed by the author on the title page--signature only without inscription. This copy appears to be unread--still has the crispness of a new book. Protected in a mylar jacket cover--shipped Priority Mail at media mail prices. View more info