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Bayou Folk

by Chopin, Kate

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Published
1895
Condition
Good
Edition
Early Reprint
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. Early Reprint. Good. Early reprint of the first edition with copyright page dates 1894 but title page dated 1895. Bound in publisher's original green cloth stamped in gilt. Good. Cloth grubby, spine-toned and worn. Former owner ex-libris bookplate to front paste down. Fraying to fore edge of first blank sheet, rear inner… Read more
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$150.00
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The Spirit of Romance

by Pound, Ezra

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$450.00

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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1910. First Edition. Near Fine. [1910]. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's first binding, olive brown with publisher's device in blind on upper cover, lettered in gilt on spine, top edge gilt. Near Fine with light fading to cloth at spine and top edge of upper board. Offsetting to endsheets, foxing… Read more
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$450.00
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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

by Goldman, William

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,400.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth with spine lettered in red and black. Small number written on front free endpaper and light soiling to top edge of text block, else Fine, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. A lovely copy… Read more
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$1,400.00
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Warlock

by Harrison, Jim

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1981. Uncorrected Proof. Fine. Uncorrected Proof, issued before the first edition to book reviewers and those in the publishing industry. Signed by Jim Harrison on the first page. [x], 276 pp. Publisher's yellow wraps with label on front wrap. Fine, housed in a tan custom slipcase. An unread, sharp, and bright… Read more
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$200.00
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The Great Gatsby

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$2,200.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first issue with textual errors present: page 60, line 16 "chatter"; page 119, line 22 "northern"; page 165, line 16 "it's"; page 205, lines 9-10 "sick in tired"; page 211, lines 7-8 "Union Street station." Publisher's dark green cloth binding with titles stamped in… Read more
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$2,200.00
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Buddenbrooks

by Mann, Thomas

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First Edition. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Complete in two volumes bound in publisher's original black cloth stamped in red; lacking the dust jackets. Very Good, with water stains to cloth, and bottom corner of textblock edge of one volume, light biopredation, previous owner inscriptions to first blanks, and vintage… Read more
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$600.00
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If Beale Street Could Talk

by Baldwin, James

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. [viii], 197 pp. Publisher's reddish orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with sunned spine panel, tiny closed tear to top of front panel. An attractive copy of the novel by African American expatriate author James Baldwin that inspired the 2018… Read more
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$500.00
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To Have and Have Not

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth. Very Good with cloth lightly worn and very faintly discolored. Evidence of label removal to front free endpaper, and hinge at verso of ffep is partially exposed. Pages toned. In a dust jacket which has been price-clipped and… Read more
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$750.00
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The Sheltering Sky

by Bowles, Paul

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$3,500.00

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New York: New Directions, 1949. First American Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. First American edition. Neatly signed by Paul Bowles on half title. 318 pp. Publisher's tan cloth with blue and black stamping on spine. Near Fine with a little staining to edges, offsetting to endpapers, in a slightly toned, unclipped dust jacket with two small tears in spine… Read more
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$3,500.00
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The Under Dogs

by Azuela, Mariano; Jose Clemente Orozco [Illustrator]; E. Munguia, Jr. [Translation]; Carleton Beals [Preface]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1929
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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New York: Brentano's, 1929. First American Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. xviii, 225 pp. Publisher's crimson cloth lettered in black. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, unclipped, with a few small chips to edges and a closed tear to the front panel, a little toning. Really an attractive example of the jacket designed by Orozco. Azuela's… Read more
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$800.00
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Cities of Salt

by Munif, Abdul Rahman; Dia Azzawi [Illustrator]; Peter Theroux [Translator]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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London: Arabesque Group, 1994. Limited Edition. Fine. Limited edition, one of 50 numbered copies signed by artist Dia Azzawi. 64 pp. Illustrated. Publisher's brown cloth, front cover stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. In English and Arabic. Fine in Fine original slipcase. A deluxe limited edition of a modern classic of Arab literature, printed on handmade paper… Read more
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$500.00
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The Call of the Wild

by London, Jack

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1903
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$22,000.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First Edition. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing of the author's best-loved work. Bound in publisher's ribbed green cloth, decoratively stamped; top edge gilt. A fine copy, with previous owner name to half-title page and trivial rubbing to cloth at extremities and a tiny nick to the edge of the front board. In… Read more
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$22,000.00
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The Voyage Out

by Woolf, Virginia

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$7,500.00

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London: Duckworth & Co, 1915. First Edition. Trial Binding. Very Good. First edition, first printing. [iv], 458, [6, 16 ads] pp. The author's first book. Bound in what appears to be a publisher's trial binding: dark blue cloth triple ruled in blind on upper board, with spine lettered in gilt and decorated with floral device in blind; lacking… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Under the Volcano

by Lowry, Malcolm

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,500.00

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New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's grey cloth with titles in red. Fine, in a Near Fine price-clipped first issue dust jacket with "Advance critical acclaim" on the rear panel, with light rubbing at the folds and light edge wear. including several tiny tears to the top… Read more
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$4,500.00
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The House on Mango Street

by Cisneros, Sandra

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Houston, TX: Arte Publico Press, 1984. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sandra Cisneros on the title page. Bound in publisher's original illustrated wraps. Very Good+ with light rubbing to wraps with small crease at bottom corner of front cover and light sunning to spine. Previous owner name written inside front cover. Pages toned.… Read more
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$1,250.00
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To the Lighthouse

by Woolf, Virginia

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1927. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with cloth soiled, rubbed at extremities, slightly darkened at the spine and with lettering dulled. Pages toned and with foxing throughout. Light ink spotting to rear endsheet. One… Read more
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$1,500.00
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The Tree of Man

by White, Patrick

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1955
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1955. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. [xi], 499 pp. Publisher's navy cloth with tan cloth backstrip, spine lettered in blue. Fine with slightly age-toned pages in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket, spine a little dulled, light wear along top edge. A very neat, clean copy. The Nobel-winning Australian novelist's fourth published… Read more
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$200.00
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The Story of O.

by Reage, Pauline; Anne Desclos; Jean Paulhan [Preface]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Paris: The Olympia Press, 1954. First Edition. Very Good. First English-language edition. 187, [3] pp. Original purple wraps over card covers. A Very Good copy with rubbing along edges, sunning to spine and along edges, wear at head and foot. An uncommon paperback original that presents well, often found in rough shape. A modern… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Peter and Wendy

by Barrie, J. M.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First American Edition. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's green cloth elaborately stamped in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good, with gilt on spine completely rubbed, spine toned, previous owner bookplate and bookseller ticket to front paste down. Pages toned and one illustrated plate appears as if… Read more
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$600.00
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Hungry Men

by Anderson, Edward

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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New York: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. First edition. viii, 275 pp. Original cloth tan stamped in crimson. Very Good+ with foxing to cloth at spine and edges, former owner's name on front free endpaper, one gathering of pages is a little proud. In a Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket, tiny chip… Read more
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$400.00