NY: Random House, 1931.
Octavo. 116pp. One of 500 copies, inscribed by the bibliography's compiler, Louis Henry Cohn. Illustrated with a frontispiece facsimile note from Hemingway to the bibliography's author. With a presentation card laid in from the author's wife, and a cut-out Playboy Magazine from January, 1961 article with Hemingway quotations. Some rubbing... more
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Seuss, Dr. (Theodor Geisel)
NY: Random House, 1957.
First edition. This is the first issue of Dr. Seuss' perennial classic, with unglazed boards, 200/200 price intact on the jacket flap, and no mention of the Beginning Reader Series on the back panel of the jacket. This book marked the birth of the Beginning Readers Series and is comprised... more
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NY: Random House, 1977.
Octavo. 263pp. First edition. Inscribed to the noted astronomer Fred Whipple, "with every good wish." Sagan's exploration of human intelligence won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1978. With original dust wrapper, which shows slight wear to edges, a 1/4-inch closed tear to front panel, and toning to spine.... more
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New York: Random House, (1942).
Octavo. 383pp. First edition. One of 100 copies, signed by the author. Though several sections of this work were published previously as short stories, Faulkner intended this as a novel, and most sections were considerably rewritten for this publication. The most limited of Faulkner's signed editions and, due to the... more
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NY: Random House, (1942).
Octavo. First edition, first binding state. A collection of seven stories, one of which appears here for the first time, and the other six containing revisions from their previous appearances. These stories were intended to form a complete novel, and in later printings, "and Other Stories" is omitted from the... more
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Geisel, Theodore (Dr. Seuss)
New York, NY: Beginner Books/Random House, (1960).
First edition, later issue. Dr. Seuss' classic, with his iconic illustrations of Wumps and Yinks and Ned. Bound in illustrated boards with illustrated endpapers, and matching dust wrapper. Upper board chipped and gouged along top third of hinge, dust wrapper with some toning to spine and rear panel, general shelf... more
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NY: Random House, 1929.
First edition. One of 475 copies. Consists of twelve pamphlets of four leaves apiece, each containing a newly-published poem by an American poet. The poets include Robert Frost, Louis Untermeyer, Genevive Taggard, Theodore Dreiser, Conrad Aiken, Vachel Lindsay, "H.D.," and others. Frost's contribution, "The Lovely Shall Be Choosers," is inscribed... more
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NY: Random House, (1931).
Quarto. 142pp. One of 980 copies printed in red and black at the Grabhorn Press. With a title-page illustration, 24 headpieces, and a tailpiece by Valenti Angelo. This was the first of a series of three books which the Press contracted to do for Random House in 1931, and the... more
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NY: Random House, (1953).
First edition. The fantastically-illustrated tale of young Peter T. Hooper's travels around the world in search of the perfect eggs for his scrambled concoction, in which he encounters all kinds of rare, strange, and unusual birds. Bound in pictorial glazed paper-covered boards. Slight rubbing to extremities, else fine and bright... more
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NY: Random House, (1959).
Octavo. First edition. Inscribed in the author's hand to Frederick Fassett, who was a dean of students at MIT from 1952-1966. Wiener was a mathematician and the founder of the field of cybernetics, an interdisciplinary area of study that explores similarities between the function of automatic machines and the human... more
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