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Vanity Row (Signed & Dated)

By: W. R. Burnett

Price: $195.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: "Feb 26. 53"

Seller ID: cfe16550

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition/First Printing 1952. From the collection of Seattle Architect and prolific book collector Donald Olsen--Signed by Burnett on the front free endpaper and dated "Feb. 26, 53". A near-fine copy in a very good unclipped ($3.00) dustjacket. Minor age toning with some dustiness to the outside page edges. The fragile dustjacket is rare in this condition--a couple of tiny chips to the spine and a couple small closed end tears--a bit of rubbing but bright and unfade... View more info

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The Goodhues of Sinking Creek (Signed 1st Illustrated Printing)

By: W. R. Burnett

Price: $175.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Brothers: 1934

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12595

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing 1934--although previously first published in Scribner's Magazine in 1931. A near-fine copy in a very good unclipped dustjacket. From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone--bibliographer to Steinbeck. This copy has Burnett's signature to the front endpaper--without any further inscription. A clean and tight copy with some slight edgewear to a couple tips. Beautiful wood cut illustrations by J. J. Lankes--similar to the same as found on Robert ... View more info

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The Prince of India (First Printing) (Vol I & II)

By: Wallace, Lew

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1893

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe12578

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition 1893. Two vol set from the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate loosely attached to the front pastedown along with his signature in pencil to the ffep. A handsome set in blue textured cloth with gilt, silver, rust decorations to the front boards and gilt lettering to the spines. This is truly an unopened set--tight and square--totally clean interiors except for a small birthday inscription to the ffep's. Very slig... View more info

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David Harum: A Story Of American Life (True 1st Printing)

By: Westcott, Edward Noyes

Price: $155.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13232

Condition: Very Good


True first printing with unbroken type in the word "Julius" in the next to last line of page 40--as called for--extremely rare to find. This copy also has the distinctive gold bookplate of famed book collector M. B. Goldstone with his penciled signature to the front free endpaper. Along with his brother, Adrian Homer Goldstone--Steinbeck's bibliographer--Goldstone amassed a huge collection of early detective and classic fiction from 1890 to 1940. This copy is protected i... 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