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Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984) by Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Tan Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/4" High. 314 Pp. The Classic Dystopian Novel Of Modern Times, Prophetic In Its Description Of The Experien...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Ulysses by JOYCE, JAMES

Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies. Original publisher’s wrappers. Minor rubbing and soiling of the wrappers; a little short of fine, but an excellent, unrestored copy. Never having read this effusively praised an...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.


To Kill A Mockingbird by Lee, Harper

NY: J. B. Lippincott, 1960. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). Book Club Edition. 1960 J.B. Lippincott First Book Club edition, printing unknown but only 1960 on the copyright page with no additional printings. It is **SIGNED & INSCRI...



Gone with the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Poor. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Very Good, with a short tear to the ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA



Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. Octavo. (8.3 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page mono plates by the author. A bright and clean copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, th...

From Paul Foster Books


ANNE FRANK: The Diary of a Young Girl by FRANK, Anne

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952. Hardcover. Very good/very good+. 8vo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm). 285 pp. B. M. Mooyaart-Doubleday (translator); Eleanor Roosevelt (introduction). First English language edition: First edition stated on copyright page and $3.00...

From Excelsa Scripta Rare Books


1984 by Orwell, George

New York: A Signet Book/ New American Library, 1950. SCARCE, the first paperback printing of this literary classic. First Printing stated. Handsomely bound in late 20 c. quarter calf over cloth covered boards. Bound without the original wrappers. Near Fin...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Stated first edition; A beautiful copy of this masterpiece of 20th century literature, housed in a custom clamshell box. A very good plus book in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Origi...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA


The Catcher In the Rye by Salinger, J. D

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth. Near Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/8" Tall. Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, with Photo By Lotte Jacobi. Stated First Edition, 8 1/8" Tall (Taller Than Some ...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. No book is more identified with John Steinbeck than this masterpiece which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and which was the source for the film version directed b...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Grapes Of Wrath (First Printing In First Issue Dust Jacket) by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 619 Pp. Oatmeal Burlap Stamped In Maroon Light Orange Topstain, As Issued. First Printing ("First Published In April 1939", No Indication Of Any Later Pr...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Thompson, Hunter S

first edition. NY, Random House, 1971, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His second book, "A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, this copy with an HST bookplate affixed to the front ...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as They Appeared to the Author by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1869. First Edition, First Issue 1st Printing. Brown Cloth. Very Good. 9 1/16" Tall. Two Hundred and Thirty-Four Illustrations. Xviii, 19- 651 Pp.Brown Cloth, Gilt. Scarce First Issue With All First Issue Poin...

From Arroyo Seco Books


World's Great Thinkers 4 Vol Set 1947 Saxe Commins Boxed Set by Saxe Commins Editor

The World's Great Thinkers 4 Volume set includes: Man and Spirit: The Speculative Philosophers, Man and Man: The Social Philosophers, Man and The State: The Political Philosophers, Man and the Universe: The Philosophers of Science. Edited by Saxe Comm...

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The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, John

first edition. NY, Viking, 1939, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His masterpiece and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in the correct first issue dust jacket as illustrated by Elmer Hader, this is an Author Presentation/Association Copy...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


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