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The Children (First Print)

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12348

Condition: Very Fine


First Edition/First Printing 1928. A stunning copy in fine condition without the rare and fragile dustjacket. This copy has a few shadow "flecks" to the back cover--and that is the only flaw. In remarkable almost new condition--an unread copy purchased recently from an estate auction at Bonham's and Butterfields. Tight square and clean throughout--no markings, no owner names, no faded pages. Black cloth with yellow-gold lettering and scroll decorations to front board and... View more info

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The Lonely Hunter (Signed First Print)

By: Wilcox, Collin

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12456

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1969. A fine copy in a fine and unclipped ($4.50) dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author on the title page directly below his name. A wonderfully preserved copy with the slightest age toning only. From a recent Bonham's and Butterfield's modern first auction. Stated "First Printing" on the title page. A great mystery novel. View more info

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The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: cfe12786

Condition: Fine


First Printing. From the Donald Olsen collection of modern firsts. A handsome fine copy in a near fine dustjacket. Stated first printing on the copyright page. White cloth with yellow and gilt decorations to the front board and spine. 339 pp. Yellow top stain. Minor age toning only. The dustjacket has been price clipped or would also be fine with very minor age toning and edgewear only. A truly great collectable copy. One of Wolfe's early publications-scarce to find in t... View more info

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The Right Stuff (1st Printing)

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13222

ISBN: 0374250324

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of Donald S. Olson. A first print copy of a classic publication in superb condition. Fine in a near fine dustjacket protected in a Brodart jacket cover. Just the hint of normal overall light age toning. The dustjacket has been price clipped and has just a very small amount of rubbing to the rear panel. A very collectable copy of one of the best books ever written about the first American astronauts and the fledgling space program. S... View more info

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Tomorrow!

By: Wylie, Philip

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1954

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12436

Condition: Very Good


First Printing with the "R" circle logo on the copyright page. A very good copy in an unclipped ($3.50) and near fine dustjacket. This copy is in unread condition--although with the typical age darkening to the outer edges of the pages--as well as some darkening to the fore edge and top edge (due to the quality of paper used by the publisher). Otherwise a fine copy in an unchipped and bright dustjacket. This was the first nuclear novel of the 50's setting the stage for t... View more info