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Phaeton Rogers: A Novel of Boy Life

By: Johnson, Rossiter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1881

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13257

Condition: Very Good


From the recently auctioned collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone (Steinbeck's bibliographer) and M. B. Goldstone--with the auction tag laid in. Goldstone's penciled signature and comments on the front free endpaper. Red cloth richly decorated in black and gilt to the front board and spine. Overall moderate uniform age toning. A couple of small stains to the rear board and some dustiness to the page edges. Interior is clean and the spine and hinges are tight. The author's... 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

Seller ID: cfe15279

Condition: Very Good


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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Audrey

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12605

Condition: Fine


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of the Goldstone brothers--this one from M.B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his small penciled signature to the top corner of the ffep. A handsome fine copy in red cloth boards with paper label to the spine. This copy is signed by Johnston on the free endpaper after the title and copyright page. An early work and quite successful--although not even close to the ... View more info

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Prisoners of Hope

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12662

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. and Adrian Goldstone. A fine copy in blue cloth with darker blue lettering to front board decorations and spine. Signed by Johnston on the title page--signature only. No fading and no discoloration whatsoever. Tight binding, no interior markings except front free endpaper that has previous owner's last name in ink. The front free endpaper also shows some signs of discoloration due to a newspaper clipping. Remarkable conditi... View more info

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The Witch (Signed First Printing)

By: Johnston, Mary

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1914

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12648

Condition: Very Good


First Printing--Published "October 1914". From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M. B. Goldstone. Brown cloth with gilt lettering. 442 pp. with illustrations by famed illustrator N. C. Wyeth. This copy is signed by Mary Johnson on the front endpaper. Near Fine condition without DJ-- Fading to the spine lettering or would be fine. A tight sturdy and unmarked copy. In the early 1900's--Johnston was one of the most popular authors of fiction. A very ... View more info

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Zane Grey-Man Of The West-A Biography (Signed by Romer Grey)

By: Karr, Jean

Price: $296.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1949

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe15038

Condition: Fine


From an auction of modern first editions--with an entire Auction Lot of Zane Grey related books--and with the auction tag still laid into the book--A superb copy in fine condition in a price clipped and near fine dustjacket--now covered in an acrylic dustjacket protector. This copy is signed by Romer Grey-- the son of Zane Grey. There is an owner signature and date to the front free endpaper-otherwise this book is in unread condition. A complete life biography--with a b... View more info

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The Prodigal Judge (Advance Copy)

By: Kester, Vaughn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1911

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13251

Condition: Near Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone. A near fine copy in green cloth with green boards to front and back with gilt lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. Stated "Advance Copy" in gilt lettering at the bottom front board. A superb collectable copy with uncut page edges, green top stain. Original owners bookplate to the front pastedown--otherwise a clean interior. Light overall uniform age toning only--near fine. View more info

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Long Pennant

By: La Farge, Oliver

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12571

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. A very good copy in a very good unclipped ($2.50) dustjacket. A sturdy copy in black cloth with blue lettering and pennant decorations to front board. 305 pp. Decorative endpapers and pastedowns. Edgewear to one top edge--some of the board is worn away--about an inch. Also some wear to the rear board at the top where a little of the cloth has been worn away. Dusty paper edges. Otherwise a tight sturdy copy with clean interior. Dustjacket has edgewear and ... View more info

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The Brave Bulls (Signed First Printing)

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12734

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1949. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--with the auction tag tipped in. A superb fine copy in a good- very good unclipped dustjacket. This copy is distinctively signed & inscribed to collector and well known Steinbeck bibliographer Goldstone by Lea on the half title page and features his dynamic illustrations throughout the book--including the pastedowns and endpapers. This is a near flawless copy--- in gift quality condition. The ... View more info

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The Wonderful Country (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1952

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12798

Condition: Fine


First Printing. A handsome and fine copy in an unclipped ($3.75) and near fine dustjacket. Signed by Lea on the half title page. A near flawless copy artistically illustrated by Lea. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers--Pictorial boards matching the pastedowns. Lea is the author of "The Brave Bulls" and his books are among the finest of Texas fiction in the last 75 years. The dustjacket is faded to the spine but remarkably without chips or tears. A very collectible copy.... View more info

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The Brave Bulls (Signed First Printing)

By: Lea, Tom

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe13152

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Second printing. From the recently auctioned collection of Adrian and M. B. Goldstone (Steinbeck official bibliographers)--with the auction tag tipped in. A handsome near fine second print copy in an unclipped and very good second issue dustjacket. Mild overall age toning with some light soiling to the top edge and a tiny bit of edgewear to the extremities. Published the same year as the first printing--missing the colorful title page which is on every fir... View more info

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On A Passing Frontier: Sketches From The Northwest

By: Linderman, Frank B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe13258

Condition: Near Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone. A Near Fine copy in red cloth with black lettering to the front board and spine. First Edition. A clean and unmarked interior. Sketches about the Northwest USA including the Rocky Mountains. A great read. 17 stories View more info

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Mitch Miller

By: Masters, Edgar Lee

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1920

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12607

Condition: Fine


First Printing. A very nice fine copy in blue cloth with gilt decorations and lettering in a very good unclipped dustjacket. Rare to find with the dustjacket in this condition. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone. Minor edgewear and rubbing to the blue cloth only--gilt lettering and decoration of daydreaming boy on front board is splendid. Tight and square copy. Some dustiness to the page ends--but does have the appearance of an unread copy. There i... View more info

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My Autobiography

By: McClure, S. S.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12618

Condition: Very Good


Ghst written by Willa Cather. From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone--with his personalized gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his penciled signature and notes to the front free endpaper. This copy originally belonged to author, novelist, and short story writer Katherine Havilland Taylor--and attached (tipped in) is a rejection letter from S.S. McClure for a short story Taylor wrote called "How Fickle Women Are". Dated June 8, 19... View more info

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The Life of Mary Baker G. Eddy (And The History of Christian Science)

By: Milmine, Georgine

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12626

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone----a fine copy in blue cloth and gilt lettering to the front board and spine. A tight and square copy without interior marks. Frontispiece of Mary Baker G. Eddy with original tissue guard as new. 495 pp. including appendix. Only the lightest of edgewear at head and heel of spine. Doubt you will find a nicer copy and from the Goldstone collection. A scarce collectable title. View more info

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Silverlock

By: Myers, John Myers

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12600

Condition: Very Good


First Printing 1949. A near fine copy in an unclipped ($3.00) and very good dustjacket. Rare in this condition--Some dustiness to the edges and very light wear to the red cloth---owners small notations to the front pastedown and review clipping lightly attached to the front free endpaper. The dustjacket has some chipping to the head and heel of the spine and light edgewear all around-- with a couple of notations in pen made most likely by the original owner-but still a v... View more info

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A Hoosier Chronicle

By: Nicholson, Meredith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12621

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of the Goldstone brothers--this one with the custom gold bookplate loosely applied to the front endpaper and M.B. Goldstone's penciled signature to the front free endpaper. Near fine in brown cloth and gilt lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. A couple of minor splotches only. A tight and square copy--clean throughout and with the original tissue guard covering the frontispiece. Typical of the high quality of the ... View more info

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In Ole Virginia

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12589

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1887. Scribner's. From the recently auctioned M.B. Goldstone collection--a Beautifully custom rebound copy in deep blue morocco and blue and gold marbled boards. Ribbed spine with gilt decorations (title, author and date)--5 ribs. Matching blue and gold marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Gilt top edge. Also, when rebound-- this copy included the original cloth decorations (olive green with gold leaves) from the front board and spine and have re-attached the... View more info

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In Ole Virginia

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $295.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, SCRIBNER'S: 1887

Edition: FIRST PRINTING

Seller ID: cfe12619

Condition: NEAR FINE


Very Scarce First Printing with the last page including adv with "A New Book by Robert Louis Stevenson". From the recently auctioned collection of well known collector M.B. Goldstone--with his gold bookplate and penciled notations on the ffep. One of his notations is on a separate typewritten sheet explaining that there were three separate binding orders of the first edition sheets during 1887. Each was bound with current advertisements. The earliest had the last page wi... View more info

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Under The Crust (1st Printing)

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1907

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13241

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone, with the auction tag laid in. A superb and very fine copy in green cloth with gilt, white and blue decorations elaborately used on the front board and spine. Gilt top page edge--like new, uncut paper fore edge and bottom edge--307 handmade paper pages. 7 illustrations and frontispiece beautifully done by noted illustrators and artists--Schoonover, N. C. Wyeth and J. Marchand--very early in their careers--where the... View more info