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Collected Stories of Carson McCullers

By: McCullers, Carson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987


1st ed., with full number line. A virtually pristine copy in dust jacket with very minor shelf-wear; no tears, rubs, or nicks -- just no longer has that shiny new finish. View more info

McSweeney's #7

By: EGGERS, Dave (Editor).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: McSweeney', 2001


1st ed. Signed by Eggers, Michael Chabon and illustrators Kairys and Long. View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 2

By: Eggers, Dave [Editor]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's Publishing, 1999


Timothy McSweeney's Blues/Jazz Odyssey [#2 Spring 1999] 1st ed., first printing, Inscribed, dated and signed by Eggers and four other contributors. Last page incorrectly numbered as '125' instead of '192'. No indication of later printing on rear cover. White covers, black lettering. Small crease to lower front corner, two small abrasions (probably from sticker removal] lower front, otherwise fine. Initialed D.E. by Dave Eggers on front end paper with added signatures of... View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 3

By: Eggers, Dave [Editor]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's Publishing, 1999


Timothy McSweeney's Windfall Republic [#3 Early Summer / Late Fall 1999] 1st ed., Inscribed, dated and signed by Eggers and contributor Paul Collins. Corners very lightly bumped, otherwise fine. View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 7

By: Various

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's Publishing, 2002


First edition, first printing. Nine separately bound booklets in board/cloth shell with a large rubber band holding it all together. A fine copy, signed by editor DAVE EGGERS on the rear board with the signatures of MICHAEL CHABON ['the lost chapter from "The Adventures of Kavalier & Clay with cover art by Chris Ware) and ANN CUMMINS ("Red Ant House") inside their respective booklets. View more info

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Over, Under, Around or Through; The Proud Sheriff; Paso Por Aqui. [1/1 - INSCRIBED and CORRECTED Special Edition]

By: Rhodes, Eugene Manlove

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sacramento, E. H. Crussell,


N.p., n.d. [Sacramento: Edward H. Crussell, c. 1933] Three original issues of the Saturday Evening Post, bound in small folio, ½ burgundy leather and pebbled cloth, gilt titles and borders. April 21,1917; Feb 20,1926; and October 1,1932. Sacramento bookseller Edward H. Crussell was a great fan of Rhodes and had these three issues bound by Sacramento bookbinders Silvius and Schoenbackler. He mailed the book to Rhodes for review. Rhodes responded with a full-page inscri... View more info

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Princess Elizabeth Gift Book, The

By: Various [AQUITH, Cynthia & Bigland, Eileen - editors]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1935


1st ed., 4to, white cloth, 224p. n.d. [1935] An anthology of stories and poems published to raise money for the Princess Elizabeth Hospital for Children. Two great full-color spreads by the Disney Studios featuring Mickey, Minnie and most of the other Disney characters at the time; introduction by J.M. Barrie, and contributions by Walter De La Mare, Rudyard Kipling, G.K. Chesterson and others. Endpapers by Rex Whistler, color plates by A.H. Watson and others and with man... View more info

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Tales of the Punjab Told By the People

By: Steele, Flora Annie

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, MacMIllan, 1894

Edition: First


Small 8vo, blue cloth. Elaborate gilt pictorial binding. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Flora Annie Steel lived in India during British rule. Fascinated by the culture and the people, she became interested in the local myth and customs, women's issues, and fairy tales. Gathered from village oral tradition, her collection remains among the most authentic in its field. Illustrations by R. J. Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard. Very Good: light wear to boards. ... View more info

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The Assyrian and Other Stories

By: Saroyan, William

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950


1st ed., inscribed copy. 8vo, burgundy cloth. A very good-near fine copy in very-good d/w. Small bump to lower right corner, otherwise fine. Dust-jacket has $3.50 price at lower right corner but upper right front corner is clipped, lightly rubbed and creased at corners and edges. A lengthy birthday inscription to Armen Bagdasarian in blue ink on front end paper. View more info

THE BORZOI 1920 / Being Sort of a record of Five Years' Publishing

By: Knopf, Alfred A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf, 1920


Small 8vo. First printing. With original contributions by Willa Cather "On Writing Fiction", H. L. Mencken on Cather, selection of poetry by Eliot, Pound and other Borzoi authors with a number of illustrations and photos; and a complete bibliography of the imprint. Fine; light sunning and small stain to back cover; otherwise a pristine copy. View more info

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THE BORZOI 1920 / Being Sort of a record of Five Years' Publishing

By: Knopf, Alfred A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf,, 1920

Edition: 1st ed.


Small 8vo. First printing. With original contributions by Willa Cather "On Writing Fiction", H. L. Mencken on Cather, selection of poetry by Eliot, Pound and other Borzoi authors with a number of illustrations and photos; and a complete bibliography of the imprint. Fine; light sunning and small stain to back cover; otherwise a pristine copy. View more info

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The Casebook of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August (with a Foreword by Vincent Starrett and a monograph by Michael Harrison)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran, Sauk City, 1965

Inscription: Signed by Derleth on half-title page.


1st ed., 12mo, black cloth. Very good overall but with some light spotting on front cover near the top of spine. Dustjacket has small open tear at top of spine, several smaller nicks and tears along edges; back panel age-toned with some small spotting. View more info

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The Chronicle of Clemendy; or, the History of the IX. Joyous Journeys

By: Machen, Arthur

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carbonnek, 1923


Privately printed for the Society of Pantagruelists. 8vo. 331 pp. ¼ vellum and blue boards; Limited edition. No. 241 of 1050 copies, signed by Machen in ink. Fine; a pristine copy in poor d/w with the spine detached from flaps, cut in half (both halves present), and 1” chips at top and bottom of spine. View more info

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THE CHRONICLES OF SOLAR PONS

By: Derleth, August

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Mycroft & Moran: Publisher, Sauk City, WI,, 1973


12mo, black cloth. 4000 copies printed. This final collection of Pons tales contains ten stories. A virtually pristine copy in dustjacket with just a hint of discoloration along the spine of back panel View more info

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The Overland Monthly, 1868-71, Volumes 1-6.

By: N/A

Price: $950.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. Roman & Co,


The first six annual volumes. Hardcover, green pebbled cloth, gilt titles and logo on spine. Each volume 550-600 pp. First appearance of Bret Harte's The Luck of Roaring Camp, as well as early contributions by Mark Twain and tales and poems by California Bohemian founders Charles Warren Stoddard and Ina Coolbrith. Among the tales and articles in this short run are Harte's "The Luck of Roaring Camp," "Dickens in Camp," and "Plain Language from Truthful James," and Ambrose... View more info