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Rare 20th Century Literature Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Nineteen Eighty-Four ( 1984) by Orwell, George

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949. First American Edition (Stated) 1st Printing. Tan Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/4" High. 314 Pp. The Classic Dystopian Novel Of Modern Times, Prophetic In Its Description Of The Experien...

From Arroyo Seco Books



Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. Octavo. (8.3 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page mono plates by the author. A bright and clean copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, th...

From Paul Foster Books


The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. First printing. Hardcover. Good condition. The previous owner's name is written in pencil on the front inside page. All inside pages are intact and otherwise unmarked. The text meets all first issue poin...

From Saint Albans Free Library



Fine First American Edition, true first state of the first Impression, broken text page 229, hardcover, pages are clean, crisp, sharp red stained top edge, binding is tight. Fine cover boards, green cloth, silver lettering, gilt circular star medallion, i...

From Darbytown Books


The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Stated first edition; A beautiful copy of this masterpiece of 20th century literature, housed in a custom clamshell box. A very good plus book in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Origi...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA


ANNE FRANK: The Diary of a Young Girl by FRANK, Anne

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1952. Hardcover. Very good/very good+. 8vo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm). 285 pp. B. M. Mooyaart-Doubleday (translator); Eleanor Roosevelt (introduction). First English language edition: First edition stated on copyright page and $3.00...

From Excelsa Scripta Rare Books


To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Fourth printing of the author's Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Shirley Smith. Book appears to never have been opened....

From Pomegranate Book Collection


The Catcher In the Rye by Salinger, J. D

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth. Near Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/8" Tall. Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, with Photo By Lotte Jacobi. Stated First Edition, 8 1/8" Tall (Taller Than Some ...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Published by J. M. Dent & Sons, London; 1952. 8vo. This lovely first edition of the children's classic by Mary Norton, and the first book in the Borrowers series, is in Near Fine condition. It is tightly bound in it's original light blue cloth boards, wit...

From Everlasting Editions


Peter and Wendy by BARRIE, J.M

1911 1st ed Peter Pan and Wendy JM Barrie Children's Illustrated "Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it." ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan A fine first American printing o...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

Make way for ducklings: BOSTON'S FAVORITE BOOK! GOOD PLUS CONDITION BOOK IN A GOOD/FAIR 1ST EDITION 2ND UUNCLIPPED STATE DUST JACKET. PRICE ON FRONT FLAP $2.00. The boards and dust jacket have suffered some cricket damage otherwise the book would be rat...

From Mary Riversong


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Thompson, Hunter S

first edition. NY, Random House, 1971, first edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover. His second book, "A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, this copy with an HST bookplate affixed to the front ...

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


Anne of Ingleside (Signed) by Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud)

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1939 Original bright blue cloth on boards. DJ missing lower right corner and pieces head and foot of spine. Front flap separated but present. No taping or other repairs. This was the last book published in the author&#...

From Dave Shoots, Bookseller


How the Grinch stole Christmas! by SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Geisel]

1963 TRUE 1st ed How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Dr Seuss Children IllustratedTrue first edition of the Classic Christmas tale!'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' is one of the most iconic and well-recognized children's books of the 20th-century. Written an...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land; with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures, as They Appeared to the Author by Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)

Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1869. First Edition, First Issue 1st Printing. Brown Cloth. Very Good. 9 1/16" Tall. Two Hundred and Thirty-Four Illustrations. Xviii, 19- 651 Pp.Brown Cloth, Gilt. Scarce First Issue With All First Issue Poin...

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