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TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Frank Waters to Ralph H. Houston

By: Waters, Frank

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Manuscript: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42199

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 1 pages; Clean single sheet typed letter on printed letterhead, signed by Frank Waters, with two folds. Letterhead reads: " FRANK WATERS / Taos, New Nexico" Dated October 25, 1960. "Thanks for your nice note. I was sorry / I missed you the day you left, but hope you saw / some interesting drawings on the cliffs. ..."; Signed by Author View more info

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by Frank Waters to Ralph H. Houston

By: Waters, Frank

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Manuscript: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42200

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 1 pages; Clean single sheet typed letter on printed letterhead, signed by Frank Waters, with two folds, two offset marks from removed cellotape. Letterhead reads: " FRANK WATERS / Taos, New Nexico" Dated October 25, 1960. "Thanks for yourkind and spontaneous note about the Otowi book -- one that seems to be in your field of concerns, as it is mine. I've just moved down here in Santa Fe for the winter to do some work for the New Mexico Arts Commis... View more info

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THE 12 CADAVERS OF JOE MARINER

By: Weismann, Donald L. ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Austin, Jenkins Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40707

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 192 pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on ffep, dated Austin 9/27/77 otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. An oddball road trip beautifully and humorously told. "Make way for Joe Mariner's platoon from potter's field--12 corpses strapped in their foam rubber bunks in a Ford U-Haul truck bound out of New Orleans. Joe and his dozen objects travel across the south headed north for the Madison Avenue art exhibition. Travel the landscape of defu... View more info

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Corrected Proofs

By: Weld, H. Hastings

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Boston, Russell, Shattuck & Co.: 1836

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41721

Condition: Very Good


261 & [1, errata] pages; Publisher's binding: an unusual medium brown cloth with fine vertical ribbing and an all-over pattern of mixed symbol-like design. The covers each have an elaborate decorative frame impressed in blind, the spine has the title stamped in gilt in all capital letters. Plain endpapers, wood-engraved vignette (the author?) on title page depicting an editor holding a sheet titled "Corrected Proofs", just off the press. A well-preserved copy... View more info

The Adventures of Tommy

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Goerge G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41177

Condition: Very Good


44 & 1 pages; Publisher's binding: tan cloth spine over yellow tan boards with lettering and a pictorial design in black. This is the first British trade edition, following a limited edition issued in 1928. The charming book relates the story of a young boy who rescues a very wealthy man and is rewarded with an elephant. Wells' drawings, all in colors, are accompanied by his the story in his own hand (in facsimile), the story is also offered in letter-press on facing... View more info

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LETTERS TO MY FATHER - William Styron

By: West, James L.W. ; (editor) ; William Styron

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LSU Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42151

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Southern Literary Studies; 238 pages; Contents clean and secure in original binding, dustjacket clean and fresh; corner of ffep clipped. From the flap: "I've finally pretty much decided what to write next -- a novel based on Nat Turner's rebellion," twenty-six-year-old William Styron confided to his father in a letter he wrote on May 1, 1952. Styron would not publish his Pulitzer Prize--winning The Confessions of Nat Turner until 1967, but this letter undercuts t... View more info

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CLIPPED WINGS

By: Westerman, Percy F. ; E.S. Hodgson (illustrator)

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son: 1920

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41349

Condition: Very Good


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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS in 18 Volumes Wheatley Limited Numbered Edition

By: Wheatley, Henry B. ; Samuel Pepys

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Boston, Francis A. Niccolls Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 39369

Condition: Very Good


Contents clean and tight, mild toning to endpapers in original light red cloth bindings with printed title labels at spines; labels toned, small scrape to cloth near bottom of spine of Volume 2, bottom edge of pages and cloth on rear board of Volume 17 mildly rippled. Set No. 536 of only 1000 sets issued - Wheatley Limited Numbered Edition. For the First Time Fully Transcribed from the shorthand manuscript inthe Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge, by the ... View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF WHITTIER with a Critical biography by William Michael Rossetti in Flexible Red Leather Binding

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, John Walker: 1891

Seller ID: 39805

Condition: Very Good


xx, 452 pages; Original owner's brief inscription on first blank dated 1892, otherwise clean and tight in original flexible red leather binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, all edges gilt; minor rubbing at extremities. Frontispiece portrait and a few scattered illustrations. A charming edition suitable for gifting. View more info

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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge - Volume 2 (June 1831 through May 1832)

By: Wiggins, Francis S. ; [editor]

Price: $59.94

Publisher: New York, Francis S. Wiggins: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38894

Condition: Good


viii, 424 pages; The second annual volume of this early 19th century periodical comprising 12 individual monthly issues from June 1831 to May 1832. viii, 424 pp. Each issue has an engraved plate frontispiece and many smaller in-text illustrations. The volume includes a total of fourteen full page plates related to various articles in the text: A View of City of Troy; A View of Athens; Glaciers of Switzerland; A View of Wesleyan University; A View of Mount Jolliet, IL; ... View more info

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The Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Plays [SIGNED Limited Edition of 775 signed by Wilder ]

By: Wilder, Thornton ; [SIGNED]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40228

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 149 pages; Publisher's blue boards lettered in silver. Fine, in an unprinted blue dust jacket which is clean and unmarked, but has two closed breaks without loss of paper at the gutter margins at the top of the spine (about 1 cm). Signed by Thornton Wilder on the limitation page (copy number 688 of 775, of which 750 were for sale). First American limited edition. OCLC: 637965 There was also a trade edition of 2000 copies (signed by the publishers but not ... View more info

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THE ESSAY

By: Williams, Orlo

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1915

Seller ID: 39240

Condition: Very Good


The Art and Craft of Letters ; (iv), 5-63 pages; Contents clean and tight in original binding of gray paper covered boards with printed labels at spine and front board; boards encased in clear mylar. View more info

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March Scribner's - Scribner's Magazine: March 1932. Vol. XCI, Number 3 "The Best People" by Edmund Wilson

By: Wilson, Edmund ; et al.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40805

Condition: Very Good


A whole issue, March 1932, of Scribner's magazine, in the original orange and black wrappers. Minor wear with bits of loss at the spine and a small area folded at the lower corner of the cover -- otherwise clean and tight. This issue features a significant article by Edmund Wilson, "The Best People" -- demonstrating why he has come to be thought of as the best reporter and critic of the thirties in America. The sub-head of Wilson's thoughtful piece: "Are th... View more info

MERE LITERATURE AND OTHER ESSAYS including The Interpreter of English Liberty [on Edmund Burke]

By: Wilson, Woodrow

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39144

Condition: Very Good+


(vi), 247 pages; Clean and tight in publisher's brown polished buckram cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt ruling at top of front board, top edges gilt. An extremely nice example of this handsomely produced book, with only faint rubbing and two very tiny chips to the cloth at the spine ends. The First Edition - as indicated by the presence of the date 1896 on the title page as well as the copyright page. OCLC: 184212 In 1896, Wilson had served on the P... View more info

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THE PROOF - SONGS OF TODAY SERIES 1930

By: Winters, Yvor

Price: $149.94

Publisher: NY, Coward Mccann: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39043

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding of patterned boards in excellent matching dustjacket. A very nice example of this scarce first edition with a tiny label from The Grolier Book Shop, Cambridge at base of ffep. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY

By: Wister, Owen ; H. T. Dunn [ Illustrator]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42239

Condition: Very Good


317, (8) pages; Former owner's name on ffep "Sam Kennedy" otherwise clean and secure in original decorative tan cloth binding, minor rubbing at lower corner of front board. First Edition -- 1911 at foot of titlepage, "Published May, 1911" on copyright page. OCLC 150467230 This is the sequel to the author's more famous book The Virginian. Frontispiece and ten additional full page illustrations by H. T. Dunn. View more info

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THE GIRL ON THE BOAT

By: Wodehouse, P G

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41033

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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DOCTOR SALLY

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41026

ISBN: 0257657630

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


126 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket (price-clipped); Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BARMY IN WONDERLAND

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 41027

ISBN: 0257656480

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1978 later edition. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FRENCH LEAVE

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Seller ID: 41030

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


With a new preface by the author. Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info