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The Leopard's Spots

By: Dixon, Thomas Jr.

Price: $315.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1903

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: cfe12590

Condition: Very Good


First Illustrated Edition 1903. From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M. B. Goldstone-with his distinctive gold custom bookplate slightly attached to the front pastedown and his penciled signature and notations to the ffep. A near fine copy--larger than the 1902 edition and different in decoration and color. Off white cloth with fine gilt and red decorations and lettering to the front board and spine--a vine format with either roses or tulips. To... View more info

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The Literature of Crime (Signed by Queen)

By: Ellery Queen

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12813

Condition: Very Good


First Printing--Signed by editor Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay) on the front free endpaper. From the recently auctioned collections of Adrian and M. B. Goldstone---this copy is signed in pencil to the front free endpaper by M. B. Goldstone and there are pencil notations throughout the first couple of pages, including the bibliography and introductions, where he is planning his collections and purchases in order to work on his library. Together with his famous brother, wh... View more info

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20th Century Detective Stories (Signed by Ellery Queen)

By: Ellery Queen

Price: $145.00

Publisher: USA, World Publishing: 1948

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12699

Condition: Fine


First Printing. This copy is signed by Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay) on the front free endpaper. From the auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone--and signed by him in pencil to the front pastedown--also some notations throughout the book by Goldstone--checking off the titles he personally owned. A fine copy in a very good dustjacket. Very minor age toning only--a clean and sturdy copy. The dustjacket is chipped and missing some pieces along the top edge and spine head a... View more info

Tumbleweeds

By: Evarts, Hal G.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown &Co: 1923

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12725

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M. B. Goldstone, with his penciled signature and comments to the front free endpaper. Signed by Evarts on the title page--a rare signature. Goldstone has noted that this is "an above average Western". A very good copy with a nicely done pictorial front board--including three horseback riders at full gallop--in orange and turquoise with brown lettering. Light soiling and age toning only. A stur... View more info

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Janice Meredith

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: cfe12624

Condition: Very Good


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone with his custom gold label loosely attached to the front pastedown--along with his penciled notes and signature on the front free endpaper. 2 volumes in decorated blue cloth with gilt top edge, uncut pages and custom paper. This was the limited edition. Vol. 1 has a couple of bumped corners and very minor rubbing--some dustiness to the uncut page ends. Vol II is near fine with only a slightly darkened spine. Each h... View more info

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A Knight of the Cumberland

By: Fox, John Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1906

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12696

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M.B. Goldstone--with his splendid gold bookplate attached to the front pastedown and with his penciled signature with "First Printing" notation. A very nice first print copy in fine condition, red cloth with black and gold gilt lettering and decorations to front board and spine. Top edge gilt, other two sides uncut. A splendid copy with a well known illustrator. Frontispiece has the original tissue guard stil... View more info

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The Heart of The Hills

By: Fox, John Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1913

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12731

Condition: Fine


First Printing Scribner's 1913. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone. A fine copy in red cloth with gilt lettering. Frontispiece and illustrations by famed illustrator F. C. Yohn. Fox lived from 1862-1919 and was a prolific writer of all things "Kentucky"--and most of his characters concerned the simple folk of the Kentucky hills. Doubt you will find a nicer copy than this. Original tissue still covering the frontispiece. Very collectable fine copy. View more info

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A Son of The Middle Border (Autograph Edition)

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $425.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1917

Edition: First (Autograph Edition)

Seller ID: cfe12664

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. and Adrian Goldstone. A stunning fine copy. This is the special limited autographed edition--with the added signature page. A virtually flawless copy except for the penciled signature of M.B. Goldstone to the front free endpaper. In like new condition--no fading markings, discolorations whatsoever. Olive green cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, uncut paper edges. Unopened unread condition. Very collectab... View more info

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Back Trailers From The Middle Border (Zane Grey's Copy)

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1928

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12788

Condition: Fine


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--this is author Zane Grey's personal copy in fine condition in an unclipped and fine dustjacket. Zane Grey's blind stamp is on two pages--the endpaper and the half title page. Signed by Garland on a tipped in paper "Cordially Yours, Hamlin Garland". Garland and Zane Grey were both in Hollywood at the time of this books release, although when Garland tried to arrange a meeting with Grey--he was more... View more info

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White Aprons: A Romance of Bacon's Rebellion-Virginia 1676

By: Goodwin, Maud Wilder

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1897

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13253

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone. A superb copy of this novel from the series "Romances of Colonial Virginia" issued by Little & Brown. Green cloth richly decorated in gold gilt lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. Profusely illustrated but the artist is not mentioned--plates are tissue protected. Solid gilt top edge and uncut fore edge pages. 339 pp. About the "great struggle between tyranny and popular rights in Virginia a hun... View more info

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My Life East & West

By: Hart William S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1929

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12670

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing 1929. From the M.B. Goldstone collection--recently auctioned. Signed by William S. Hart on the front free endpaper and dated "1930". A near fine copy without dustjacket--minor edgewear, a little dustiness to page ends and mild age toning. Crease to the front endpaper. Otherwise a clean and unmarked copy. Front illustration is a portrait of the author by famed western illustrator and artist Charles M. Russell. Numerous other photographs of the author in fil... View more info

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Hoof-Beats (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Lincoln MacVeigh/Dial Press: 1933

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13239

Condition: Near Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--with the auction tag laid in. A handsome copy in near fine condition. This copy is signed by William Hart on the front free endpaper and inscribed to a movie fan. This copy is from the original collection Goldstone (Along with his brother Adrian Homer--Steinbeck's bibliographer) amassed of early 20th Century Western literature and crime literature. Attached is Goldstone's famed gold bookplate and penciled signatu... View more info

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And All Points West!

By: Hart, William S. & Mary E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Binghampton, New York, The Lacotah Press: 1940

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12655

Condition: Fine


First Printing. A spectacular copy in brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations--in unread condition. Signed by William S. Hart. Fine in a near fine dustjacket. From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone. You simply will not fine a nicer copy. As new condition, no interior markings--remarkable for a copy dated 1940. The dustjacket is price clipped with a little darkening to the spine and a tiny bit of edgewear and chipping--the front cover of the dust... View more info

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Kwaidan

By: Hearns, Lafcadio

Price: $305.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Limited Editions Club: 1932

Edition: First Limited

Seller ID: cfe12669

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition of 1,500 copies published in 1932 for the Limited Editions Club and signed with seal and chop by the Japanese illustrator on a special limitations page. This is copy 109. A beautifully produced book in decorative silk covers--of popular Japanese stories of the afterlife. Gold silk with gilt decorations and black lettering. The spine is bound Japanese style with gilt top edge. Decorative wood cut prints and decorated pastedowns and endpapers. Just a lovely... View more info

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No Survivors

By: Henry, Will

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12645

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Printing. From the M.B. Goldstone collection only recently available at auction. A very good copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket--rare to fine in this condition. A famous western writer in the heyday of the genre--this is the retelling of the story of Little Big Horn and Custer's last stand. Light edgewear on dustjacket with only the slightest of chipping to head and heel of spine. The spine is a tiny bit loose but otherwise only a little dustiness and ... View more info

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Death of A Legend

By: Henry, Will

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12678

Condition: Fine


Stated first printing on the copyright page--a stunning fine copy in an unclipped and near fine dustjacket. Mildest of age toning only. A tight and square copy with a totally unmarked interior. The dustjacket has very mild edgewear to the corners and head of the spine and scant rubbing to the rear jacket cover--a very rare collectable copy with the hard to find dustjacket. The story of Jesse James from one of America's finest Western authors. Henry himself grew up in Mis... View more info

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Samantha At The World's Fair

By: Holley, Marietta

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1893

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12586

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1893. From the recently auctioned M. B. Goldstone collection- with his signature in pencil to the front free endpaper. Some of Goldstone's books are bringing record prices at auction (The Great Gatsby) This copy is a stunning custom rebound of the first printing in two-tone leather-- deep brown morocco with marbled boards and matching marbled endpapers and pastedowns. The spine is custom tooled with gilt lettering and decorations (three picture frames in t... View more info

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The Covered Wagon

By: Hough, Emerson

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1922

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12976

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. A handsome copy with the rare dustjacket. From the M. B. Goldstone collection of early Western Fiction. This copy is in Very Good condition with a very good unclipped ($2.00) dustjacket. There is overall moderate age toning with some minor wear to the extremities, rubbing to the cloth boards and some soiling to the page ends--a well read copy--but also tight and square with no compromise to the binding or spine. The rare dustjacket is bright and colorful,... View more info

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The Girl At The Halfway House

By: Hough, Emerson

Price: $215.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1900

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12977

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1900. From the M. B. Goldstone collection--with his penciled signature and notations lightly written on the front free endpaper. Goldstone and his brother Adrian (Steinbeck's Bibliographer) were relentless collectors of crime and early western fiction--with some of their collection netting over 5 figures at auction. This is a near flawless fine copy from the first printing in 1900. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to the front board and spine--as well... View more info

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Sun Up

By: James, Will

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12713

Condition: Near Fine


Second Edition published after the Scribner's first edition of 1930. Many consider this publication to be a better quality issue--although not the first. From a groupage of 6 titles written and illustrated by the author with near matching dustjacket themes of the West--usually always with a horse and bronc rider. The author himself was a well known Montana cowboy who started writing long after his cowboy days--known for using vivid language and illustrated with his "deli... View more info