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Decline and Fall

Decline and Fall

by WAUGH, Evelyn

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1928
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. Spine extremes of book have been professionally restored. Small four digit number to front free endpaper. The scarce first edition/first state (with the proper names on pp. 168-169) of the author's first book bound in the publisher's original black and red "swirled" boards, stamped in gold. With the five drawings by… Read more about this item
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Mappings

by SETH, Vikram

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$1,670.40

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Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1981. Previous owner's neat small stamp on ffep. Two inch mark on title page. Bound in orange decorative cloth, stamped in gold. Preceeded by a signed, limited edition of 150. This is the first "Flexiback" edition of Seth's first book in glassine dustwrapper with the scarce wraparound band still in place. Actually scarcer than the signed,… Read more about this item
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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1947
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$6,890.40

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NY: New Directions, 1947. Previous owner's neat ownership stamp to ffep. The first edition of this book, bound in pink boards, printed in black and white. Book is stunning with no discernible flaws. The dustwrapper shows some yellowing to top edge of front panel and crinkling and minor closed tears to top of back panel. A beautiful… Read more about this item
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If Morning Ever Comes    (Signed)

If Morning Ever Comes (Signed)

by TYLER, Anne

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG++ Price-Clipped
Edition
First Edition
Published
1964
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$1,322.40

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NY: Knopf, 1964. The first edition of the author's first book in the first state dustwrapper (albeit price-clipped) that has 10/64 on the bottom corner of the front flap. Dustwrapper shows one closed tear to top of rear panel and minimal chipping to top of spine. Book has been read, but is relatively tight and clean. Author-Signed… Read more about this item
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf   (Signed)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Signed)

by ALBEE, Edward

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine -- Price-Clipped
Edition
First Edition
Published
1962
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$2,331.60

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NY: Atheneum, 1962. Dustwrapper shows just a slight hint of edgewear and is price-clipped. Overall, a tight, bright copy of the first edition (stated) of this classic play made even more famous by the hit movie starring Taylor/Burton. Scarce in this protected condition. Signed by Mr. Albee on a bookplate affixed to the second free endpaper.… Read more about this item
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Laughter in the Dark

Laughter in the Dark

by NABOKOFF, Vladimir

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1938
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$4,872.00

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IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. Dustwrapper shows a bit of light vertical scuffing to front panel and the lightest edgewear. The book, bound in tan cloth and stamped in dark blue is tight and clean. The dustwrapper (which is cream-colored, printed in gold, kelly green and black) is stunning. The scarce first edition of the author's first book. Becoming… Read more about this item
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CA$4,872.00
The Lady in the Lake

The Lady in the Lake

by CHANDLER, Raymond

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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1
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Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
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CA$9,048.00

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NY: Knopf, 1943. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in forest green. Only flaws to book are a bit of dustiness to edges and a small number 5649 written on the ffep. The dustwrapper has had some minor restoration work done to the top of the spine. Shows a little darkening to the rear panel. But no chips,… Read more about this item
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CA$9,048.00