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The Power And The Glory

By: Parker, Gilbert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1925

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12606

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. A handsome and very good copy in an equally very good dustjacket. Rare to find in this condition with the dustjacket intact. Light age toning only--the text and cloth boards are clean, and unmarked--black cloth with gilt lettering that is unfaded. Gift inscription to the half title page. Some dustiness to the paper edges--just about near fine. Mapped pastedowns and endpapers. The dustjacket is price clipped with only slight chipping to the head and heel o... View more info

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The Voyage Of The Hoppergrass (Signed)

By: Pearson, Edmund L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan & Co.: 1913

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13248

Condition: Very Good


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone with his penciled signature to the front free endpaper. A signed presentation copy from the author to Joe Johnson--signed on the front pastedown. Overall moderate uniform age toning with some loss of white to the lettering and decorations. Spine however is lettered in gilt and bright. Some dustiness to the page edges all around--a couple of light stains to the green cloth boards. Interior is clean and unmarked. Th... View more info

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Venomous Animals and Venoms

By: Phisalix, Marie

Price: $205.00

Publisher: New York, New York State Museum-Dept. of Entomology: 1922

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: cfe12802

Condition: Near Fine


Translated from French by Balbino R. Flores and H. M. Kressin. Original publishers Masson & Cie Paris 1922. A special translation project of The Division of Science and State Museum--N.Y. State Education Department and the Works Progress Administration--W.P.A. Project No. 42674. 323 pp corresponding to the original publication pages 22-843. 25 blank pp at verso. Dark brown cloth with off white paper titles on spine. A fine copy with light age toning and dustiness to the ... View more info

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Wake of The Red Witch

By: Roark, Garland

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12602

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. A presentable copy in very good condition-- in a very good dustjacket. Blue cloth with gilt decorations to the spine and a blind stamp of a tall ship to the front board--with matching tall masted ships on the pastedowns and endpapers. Basis for the John Wayne movie of same title. Some dustiness to the cloth boards with light soiling to the spine. Interior pages are unmarked and clean--but just lightly faded around edges. Top edge stained red and lightly ... View more info

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Roger-Isms, The Cowboy Philosopher on The Peace Conference

By: Rogers, Will

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12637

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing 1919. Paper covered hardboards with orange dove and bomb motif. Near fine condition without the very rare dustjacket. Unmarked interior--light age toning and dustiness--otherwise fine. A great collectable copy from America's well known humorist of the early part of the 20th Century who tragically died in a plane crash in Alaska. View more info

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The Brass Check

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Pasadena, California, Self-Published: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12625

Condition: Fine


A fine copy in tan cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and front board. A tight, square and clean copy both interior and exterior--unmarked. Some light dustiness to the page ends only--in unread condition. The dustjacket is in tattered pieces--but included and could be a candidate for restoration. The spine paper is in two to three pieces--although the front and back panel are complete. Included are 4 copies of laid in sheets entitled "Who owns the press and why"--whi... View more info

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Jimmie Higgins

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $205.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12715

Condition: Fine


A rare signed copy in an unclipped ($2.00) dustjacket. A fine copy in brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to front board and spine---along with a blind stamp of Pan playing the flute. Tight square and clean throughout with the Pulitzer Prize winning author's signature to the front free endpaper. A very good dustjacket with a few chips and tears--as well as some paper missing along the bottom rear---however the front panel, spine, and flaps are still in great ... View more info

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Colonel Carter's Christmas (Signed Limited Edition)

By: Smith, F. Hopkinson

Price: $155.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1903

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13217

Condition: Very Good


A superb copy of the limited edition of only 500 copies--this is copy 152 which originally belonged to famed collector Adrian Homer Goldstone. Goldstone's bookplate is attached to the front pastedown. Goldstone was Steinbeck's bibliographer. This limited edition copy is signed by Smith, the author, on a special limitation page. A unique book which is enclosed in it's own foldover slipcase. Beige with gilt lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. Solid gilt... View more info

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David Balfour: Being Memoirs of His Adventures At Home And Abroad

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $345.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1893

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: cfe12964

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition--First Printing. From the collection of M. B. Goldstone with his beautiful gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his name signed in pencil with notations to the front endpaper. Goldstone and brother Adrian (Steinbeck's bibliographer) were great collectors of 19th and early 20th Century fiction. This copy is in dark tan cloth with dark brown and silver decorations and lettering to the front board. Spine is decorated in same with... View more info

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The Wrong Box

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1889

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: cfe12962

Condition: Very Good


First American Printing. From the collection of M. B. Goldstone---with his penciled signature to the front pastedown and "1st edition" notations also in pencil. This being of the olive green variant cover with yellow paper label to upper front board--with black lettering. Gilt lettering to the spine. At least two variants are known with no one color taking first issue rights above the other. Co-authored by Stevenson's son-in-law Lloyd Osbourne. One of the original fictio... View more info

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Rudder Grange

By: Stockton

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1879

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12639

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition 2nd State 1879. Green cloth boards with black and gilt lettering and decorations to front board and spine. A beautiful copy from a recent auction of M.B. Goldstone's collection--although this copy has the small bookplate of J.E. Knott. The inside hinges are loose but does not compromise the overall tightness of this copy--the cloth spine is still ruggedly attached. No other interior markings. First state was brown cloth, second state green. Issued before th... View more info

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The Dusantes

By: Stockton, Frank

Price: $235.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1888

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12634

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing 1888. From the collection of Jean Hersholt--who was the Danish actor who played Heidi's grandfather in the original movie with Shirley Temple in the title role. A fine copy in original hard wrappers, uncut and protected over the years in a custom chemise and slipcase--which Hersholt had custom made. Besides acting, Hersholt was a noted collector and a noted translator of the works of Hans Christian Anderson into English (translated over 150 works). This co... View more info

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Rudder Grange

By: Stockton, Frank

Price: $315.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1879

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe121635

Condition: Fine


First Printing First Issue before the Illustrated edition. From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--and with his custom gold bookplate attached with penciled signature to the front pastedown. Brown decorated cloth with gilt and black lettering to front board and spine. Goldstone had this copy enclosed in a custom green cloth dustjacket with a small leather title on spine and gilt lettering including the words "First Edition 1879" to bottom cloth spine D... View more info

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The Casting Away of Mrs. Leeds & Mrs. Aleshine

By: Stockton, Frank

Price: $240.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1886

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12636

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. From the collection of noted actor and translator Jean Hersholt--who portrayed the Grandfather in "Heidi" where Shirley Temple played the grandaughter. Hersholt was a noted Danish actor and also translated over 150 books from Hans Christian Anderson into English. In addition he was a noted collector of classic books--both antiquarian and period. This copy is in first print burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front board. 130 pp. Near fine with... View more info

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The Associate Hermits

By: Stockton, Frank

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1900

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13255

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of noted collector M. B. Goldstone. A fine copy in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. A tight and clean copy with only mild age toning to the extremities and a little dustiness to the page edges. A beautiful example of bookart of the early 20th Century. Stockton was, in his time, a major bestselling author. A very collectable copy. Will be shipped Priority mail at media mail pricing. View more info

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A Storyteller's Pack (First Printing)

By: Stockton, Frank R.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1897

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13297

Condition: Near Fine


From the recent auction of famed collector M. B. Goldstone, with the auction tag tipped in. A handsome near fine copy in blue cloth with gilt and sea green lettering and decorations to the front board and spine. Top edge gilt with uncut fore edge pages. From the golden age of book cover designs. Frontispiece by Peter Newell, with 15 other illustrations by many other illustrators--all protected by the original tissue guards. At the turn of the century, Stockton was one o... View more info

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Giants of Jazz

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12508

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1957. An outstanding copy of Terkel's first book in fine unblemished condition in an unclipped and fine dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page "Take it Easy...Studs Terkel". Beautiful red cloth boards with decorative depicting of jazz musicians in black on front board and black title on spine. 215 pp. Stated "First Printing" on the copyright page. The barest of age toning to the boards (not enough really to even mention) and one p... View more info

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The Goodhues of Sinking Creek

By: W. R. Burnett

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12595

Condition: Fine


First Printing 1934--although previously published in Scribner's Magazine in 1931. A fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone. This copy is slightly age toned at the extremities--but still fine. The dustjacket is lightly chipped at the heel of the spine and a little rubbed on the back cover--but otherwise would also be fine. Woodcuts by J. J. Lankes--patterned after the copies of Robert Frost publications of ... View more info

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The Giant Swing (Signed 1st Edition)

By: W. R. Burnett

Price: $100.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Brothers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe16552

Condition: Very Good


From the collection of Steinbeck Bibliographers Adrian Homer Goldstone and M. B. Goldstone--A very good copy without the elusive dustjacket. This copy is signed by boldly by Burnett on the title page without any dates or inscriptions. The beige cloth is moderately soiled--mostly at the extremities. There is dustiness to the page edges all around. Tight spine and mostly clean interior. There is a "Property Of" inscription to the front free endpaper. Very scarce signed. View more info

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Romelle (Signed 1st Edition)

By: W. R. Burnett

Price: $100.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf-Borzoi: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe16551

Condition: Very Good


From the collection of Seattle area Architect and prolific book collector--a very good copy --without the dustjacket. This copy is signed by Burnett on the front free endpaper--signature without any inscriptions or date. A tight copy with a clean interior. The lettering and the decorations on the spine are about half faded from toning--and there is some dustiness to the outside page edges--otherwise a very good copy--with the quite scarce signature. Stated first edition ... View more info