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The Adventure of the Peerless Peer

By: Farmer, Phlip Jose

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Aspen Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4147B-26


Inv. #4147B-26. First edition of this classic Sherlockian pastiche featuring Holmes and Lord Greystoke (aka Tarzan) battling German agent Von Bork (of "His Last Bow") in Africa in 1916. Farmer was the "American Agent for the Estates of Dr. Watson, Lord Greystoke, David Copperfield, Martin Eden, and Don Quixote." An exceptional copy of this important book that will appeal to collectors of Sherlockiana, Tarzaniana, Farmer, and Science Fiction.; Small 8vo... View more info

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Salmagundi

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Casanova Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1023D


Inv. #1023D. One of 525 numbered copies. Includes "Ultimately," a poem by Ernest Hemingway, on the back outside cover. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Faulkner. These short pieces, with one exception, first appeared in the Double Dealer Magazine.Fine in publisher's original tan thick paper wrappers, title printed in red and black on front cover. Publisher's slipcase slightly worn.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Historical Writings of John Fiske

By: Fiske, John

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton and Mifflin: 1902

Seller ID: 1172C


Inv. # 1172C. 12 volumes, complete as issued. Standard Library Edition. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. T.E.G. "Illustrated with many photogravures, maps, charts, facsimiles, etc." According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Fiske (1842-1901) was a lawyer who soon turned to writing. The first part of his life was given to popularizing (Herbert) Spencerian evolution, but he also achieved popularity as a lecturer on history, spending the lat... View more info

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The Complete Works

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: Boston & NY, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1882

Seller ID: 450A


Inv. #450A. 13 volumes. 3/4 Tan Leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Six dentils. Gold decoration on spine. Introduction by George Parsons Lathrop (Hawthorne's son-in-law). Illustrated frontispieces to each volume. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Marble Faun

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston & NY, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 447D


#447D. 2 Volumes. 3/4 red leather over red cloth boards. Six gilt-decorate d rules on spine.; B&W Photogravures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Old Man and the Sea

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1226J


Inv. #1226J. First Edition, first printing with an "A" on the copyright. Bound in 3/4 maroon morocco over marbled boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; Five bands on spine with title and elaborate decorations in gilt. View more info

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Washington Irving's Complete Works

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1882

Seller ID: 451A


Inv. #451A. 12 volumes, complete. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Illustrated with steel engravings. Home Library Edition. ; Steel engraving; 8vo View more info

The Complete Plays of Henry James

By: James, Henry

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1291E


Inv. # 1291E. Bound in full blue leather by Bayntun of Bath, with marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Elaborate gilt decorations on spine. Stated first edition. Edited by Leon Edel. Illustrated with photgraphs. ; 8vo View more info

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Abraham (Basler, Roy ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: V-050928C


Inv. # V-050928C. 8 volumes bound in grey cloth with blue title shield on spine. History Book Club Edition. ; 8vo View more info

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Works of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: London & NY, Funk & Wagnalls Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 457


#457. 10 volumes, bound in 5. Full green leather. The Cameo Edition, with an introduction by Edwin Markham.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Albert & Charles Boni & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1023H


Inv. #1023H. American classic novel, hand bound in 3/4 leather leather by Alberta Welch.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info