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FIRST IMPRESSIONS - September 2014
First Impressions will alert you to new B & B Rare Books catalogues, upcoming fairs, special sales, and book collecting news.
New Collection: 27 Wagons Full of Books (Continued)
Call or email to order: (646) 652-6766 / email@example.com
I. Truman Capote
Other Voices, Other Rooms. First edition, first printing, 1948.
A Tree of Night. First edition, first printing, 1949.
The Grass Harp. First edition, first printing, second issue, 1951.
List price: $600
Group price: $400
II. Charles Dickens
Master Humphrey's Clock. First edition, 1840-1841.
The Christmas Books. Early editions, 1844-1848.
The Old Curiosity Shop. Later edition, [no date].
List price: $2,675
Group price: $2,000
III. George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss. First edition, first state, 1860.
Felix Holt the Radical. First edition, "A" binding, 1866.
List price: $3,200
Group price: $2,500
IV. Jack Kerouac
On the Road. First edition, first printing, 1957.
The Dharma Bums. First edition, first printing, 1958.
Doctor Sax. First printing, Evergreen Book issue, 1959.
List price: $2,925
Group price: $2,200
V. Ring W. Lardner
The Real Dope. First printing, variant binding, 1919.
Benét, Stephen Vincent. John Brown's Body. First trade edition, signed by Lardner, 1928.
Round Up. First edition, second printing, 1929.
List price: $795
Group price: $500
VI. Sinclair Lewis
Free Air. First edition, first printing, 1919.
Main Street. First edition, second printing, 1920.
Mantrap. First edition, advance review copy, 1926.
Elmer Gantry. First edition, first printing, 1927.
Dodsworth. First edition, first printing, 1929.
List price: $810
Group price: $550
VII. Larry McMurtry
The Last Picture Show. First edition, first printing, signed by McMurtry, 1966.
Moving On. First edition, first printing, 1970.
Terms of Endearment. First edition, first printing, 1975.
The Desert Rose. Limited edition of 250 copies, signed by McMurtry,in the publisher's
List price: $1,100
Group price: $800
VIII. Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49. First edition, first printing, 1966.
Gravity's Rainbow. First edition, first printing, 1973.
List price: $2,400
Group price: $1,800
IX. William Styron
Lie Down in Darkness. First edition, first printing, 1951.
The Confessions of Nat Turner. First printing, 1967.
List price: $225
Group price: $150
X. P. G. WodehouseLeave it to Psmith. Early printing, circa 1926. Hot Water. First printing, 1932. Young Men in Spats. First printing, 1936. Lord Elmsworth and Others. First printing, 1937. Summer Moonshine. First printing, 1938. Uncle Fred in the Springtime. First printing, 1939. Eggs, Beans, and Crumpets. First printing, 1940. Money in the Bank. First printing, 1946. Spring Fever. First printing, 1948.
List price: $605
Group price: $400
XI. Thomas Wolfe
From Death to Morning. First edition, first printing, 1935.
Of Time and the River. First edition, first printing, 1935.
The Hills Beyond. First edition, first printing, 1941.
List price: $525
Group price: $375
XII. Facsimile Editions
Alexander, J.J.G. The Master of Mary of Burgundy. 1970.
Bumgardner, George. Nouvelle Cinque. Limited edition of 1,950 numbered copies, 1970.
Burns, Robert. Poems Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. 1927.
Fairbank, Alfred. Augustino da Siena. 1970.
Manion, Margaret. The Wharncliffe Hours. 1981.
Plummer, John. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. [no date]
Estimated retail value: $400-$500
Price: $25 net
Ben-Gurion, David. Israel: A Personal History. Limited issue of 2,000 copes, signed by Ben-Gurion, 1971.
Butterfield, Robert. FDR. 1963.
Diefenbaker, John G. One Canada. Signed by Diefenbaker, 1976.
Frey, Herman S. Jefferson Davis. Signed by Frey, 1977.
Frost, David. The Americans. Second printing, signed by Frost, with original wrap
around band, 1970.
Thompson, Carlos. The Assassination of Winston Churchill. Limited edition of 50 copies,
signed by Thompson.
Estimated retail value: $2,200
Price: $50 net
XIV. Various Topics, Travel-Related & Judaica
Adams, Leon D. The Wines of America. Third printing, signed by Adams, 1973.
Canfield, Cass. The Incredible Pierpont Morgan. Autographed copy, signed by Canfield,
Dego, Guiliano. Solo L’Ironia. Signed by Dego, 1968.
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz.. A Fuertes Portfolio of Texas Birds. Limited edition of 750 unbound
sets, signed by Fuertes, 1977.
Glazer, Rabbi Simon. Grace and Blessings. [no date].
Singer, Isaac Bashevis. A Little Boy in Search of God. Illustrated by Ira Moskowitz. Limited
edition of 150 copies, signed by Singer and Moskowitz, with an original etching, 1976.
Smith, Gary. Windsinger. Signed by Smith, 1976.
Smith, Vincent. The Sydney Opera House. First printing, 1973.
Stewart, Jack. Graffiti Kings. [no date].
Estimated retail value: $800-$1,000
Price: $50 net
XV. Illustrated Editions
Maxym, Lucy. Russian Lacquer, Legends, and Fairy Tales. One of 500 copies, signed by Maxym, 1981.
Tieck, Ludwig. The Fair-Haired Eckbert. Illustrated by Jill Heberden. One of 100 copies, signed by Heberden, 1988.
Tomlinson, H.M. The Sea and the Jungle. One of of 1,950 numbered copies, signed by
Wilde, Oscar. The Happy Prince. Illustrated by Peter Cholerton. One of of 2,600 copies
signed by Cholerton, 1980.
Estimated retail value: $200-$300
Price: $25 net
Carter, Frederick. D.H. Lawrence and the Body Mystical. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies, 1932.
Cohen, Morten N. The Letters of Lewis Carroll. Two volumes, in publisher's slipcase, 1979.
Douglas, Norman. D.H. Lawrence and Maurice Magnus. Privately Printed, 1924.
Eliot, T.S. Selected Essays. New edition, 1950.
Goheen, Robert F. The Letters of Thomas Mann to Caroline Newton. Privately printed, 1971.
Guinness, Bryan. Diary Not Kept. One of 500 copies, signed by Guinness, 1975.
Leavitt, Richard F. The World of Tennessee Williams. Introduction by Tennessee Williams. 1978.
Norris, Kathleen. Beauty in Letters. Inscribed by Norris to Apsley Cherry-Garrard (survivor of the failed British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912), with two page letter laid in, 1930.
Patmore, Derek. Homage to Marcel Proust: 1871-1971. Introduction by Princess Marthe Bibesco. One of 100 numbered copies, signed by Patmore and Bibesco, 1971.
Woolf, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. 1928.
Wright, Gordon. MacDiarmid. One of 50 numbered copies, signed by MacDiarmid, 1977.
Estimated retail value: $900-$1,000
Price: $50 net
XVIII. Signed Limited EditionsBear, Greg. Anvil of Stars. First edition, limited issue of 200 numbered copies, signed by Bear (Edinburgh edition), 1992. Brontë, Charlotte. Two Tales by Charlotte Brontë. Edited by William Holtz.One of 300 copies,
signed by Holtz, 1978. Cushing, Frank H. The Nation of the Willows. Introduction by Robert C. Euler. One of 200 copies, signed by Euler, 1965. Fuller, Richard Buckminster. Critical Path. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by Fuller, 1981. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Presbyterian Child. One of 300 numbered copies, signed by
Hergesheimer, 1923. Horgan, Paul. Lamy of Sante Fe: His Life and Times. One of 500 copies, signed by Horgan, with 12 color plates, 1975. Keane, Molly. Loving and Giving. One of 100 numbered copies, signed by Keane, 1988. Lehmann, John. Christ the Hunter. One of 500 numbered copies, signed by Lehmann, 1965. Morgan, Charles. Charles Morgan on Retrievers. One of 100 numbered copies, signed by
Morgan, 1968. Potok, Chaim. The Chosen. 25th Anniversary Edition, signed by Potok, 1992. Roberts, Kenneth. Lydia Bailey. One of 1,050 copies, signed by Roberts, with a page from Roberts' manuscript, 1947. Symons, Arthur. Confessions: A Study in Pathology. One of 542 numbered copies, signed by
Symons, 1930. Vidal, Gore. 1876. One of 300 copies, signed by Vidal, 1976. Estimated retail value: $1,400 Price: $100 net
XIX. Music and Song BooksGershwin, Ira. Lyrics on Several Occasions. 1959.[Logue, Christopher]. Count Palmiro Vicarion’s Book of Bawdy Ballads. Second edition, 1957.Sitwell, Edith. Façade: An Entertainment. Limited edition of 250 copies, signed by Walton, with an original recording, 1972. Estimated retail value: $350 Price: $25 net
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