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

By: N/A

Price: $950.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. Roman & Co:

Seller ID: 022012


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

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The Hunger and Other Stories

By: Charles Beaumont

Price: $85.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Son: 1987

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k18022603


First Edition. 8vo, gray cloth. Very good-near fine in good d/w. A clean and tight copy with some toning and foxing to end papers. Extremely light rubbing at corners. Dust jacket is not price clipped but has a dozen or so edge chips, one small open tear, and several closed tears of up to ½”. Beaumont wrote for several SF magazines and numerous television scripts for "The Twilight Zone" and other programs. This anthology contains 17 stories, several published here fo... View more info

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Victory [Munsey's Magazine, February, 1915]

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: c1706271


First printing of the novelette 'Victory' on pp.112–240, Just these pages and front cover; bound in grey boards with paper label on front. A clean near-fine copy with some rubbing at bottom of the cover page; binding has several small chips at spine edge, lightly soiled. 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

Seller ID: vl171216c


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 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.

Seller ID: vl171216d


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

Timothy McSweeney's Blues / Jazz Odyssey (#2 Late Winter / Early Spring 1999)

By: EGGERS, Dave (Editor)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: : McSweeney's: 1999

Seller ID: 030401


1st ed., first state. Inscribed and signed by Eggers (with his initials as customary) with additional signatures by contributors Paul Collins, Neal Pollack, Lawrence Krauser (with an original drawing) and John Bowe. View more info

McSweeney's #7

By: EGGERS, Dave (Editor).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: McSweeney': 2001

Seller ID: 030402


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

[Signed] Timothy McSweeney's Windfall Republic (#3 Early Summer / Late Fall 1999

By: EGGERS, Dave (Editor).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: McSweeney's: 1999

Seller ID: 030403


1st ed. Inscribed, dated, and signed by Eggers and signed by contributor Paul Collins. 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

Seller ID: s1706297


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 2

By: Eggers, Dave [Editor]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: s1706298


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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Original Manuscript, with the author’s signature at end for the story “The Waterloo of Fido”.

By: Hastings, Wells

Price: $250.00

Publisher: n.p.: n.d. [1922]

Seller ID: k180226k


Original Manuscript, with the author’s signature at end for the story “The Waterloo of Fido”. Manuscript of about 1400 words, written in ink on seventeen 12mo leaves. [Appears to be unpublished.] Loose sheets, enclosed in 12mo cloth envelope case; some leaves lightly soiled. Hastings was the co-author of the 1911 novel “The Professor’s Mystery” and a contributor to the 1922 anthology the Best American Humorous Short Stories [“Gideon”]. He also had a shor... View more info

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The Literary Pageant. [A Selection of Stories and Art]

By: Kipling, Rudyard; Doyle, A. Conan, etc.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London: T. Werner Laurie: 1911

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: signed by HRH Alexander of Teck

Seller ID: cr180228a


n.d. (1911). Small 4to, illustrated vellum boards. 110 pp. plus index. Published "in aid of the 'Prince Francis of Teck Memorial Fund' for the Middlesex Hospital." Special limited edition; #18 of 500 copies signed by HRH Alexander of Teck. Includes first printing of the eight stanza literary refrain "The Spies' March" By Rudyard Kipling and the first appearance of Conan Doyle’s “The Giant MaximinThirty stories in all; Other contributors include, Jerome K. Jerome, ... 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

Seller ID: 0219032


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.

Seller ID: 17082902


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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Keep Out of the Kitchen

By: Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Cosmopolitan, New York: 1929

Seller ID: k180228c


16mo. Blue-green paper-covered boards. Advance printing of a story scheduled to appear in the October, 1929 issue of Cosmopolitan. 34pp. A near fine copy with only minor surface wear. View more info