Literature from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

cover of The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

by Hueffer, Ford Madox [Ford Madox Ford]

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,250.00

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London: John Lane Company, 1915. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Later British issue with the American publisher's details listed before the British. Bound in publisher's red cloth stamped in blind with spine lettered in gilt. Very Good with slight lean to binding. Small patches of wear and discoloration to cloth including fraying at the bottom… Read more
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cover of Ritual (The Wicker Man)

Ritual (The Wicker Man)

by Pinner, David

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$2,800.00

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London: New Authors Limited, 1967. First Edition. First edition, first printing. 223 pp. Bound in publisher's black cloth with silver lettering. Near Fine witha hint of foxing to edges, literary agency (Jonathan Clowes Ltd.) bookplate on front free endpaper; in a bright, unsunned Near Fine dust jacket with a little of the laminate lifting that seems to plague these… Read more
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cover of The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing with "(1)" at end of text. Bound in publisher's red cloth lettered in black; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with uneven fading, wear and soiling to covers, with short splits to crown and bottom of spine joints. Endsheets browned, former owner name… Read more
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$2,000.00
cover of The Two Magics: The Turn of the Screw [and] Covering End

The Two Magics: The Turn of the Screw [and] Covering End

by James, Henry

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Published
1898
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,800.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. The entire printing consisted of 1,500 copies including those intended for export to the Colonies; this copy is one of the rare ones intended for the domestic market with the title page printed in red and black. In the earliest binding with the front cover decorated… Read more
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$3,800.00
cover of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis [Charles Dodgson]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1869
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First Edition. Very Good. First edition to be printed in America, after the scarce first American edition made from sheets given to Appleton from the suppressed 1865 British edition. Bound in publisher's red pebbled cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good with light rubbing and wear to cloth with areas of color re-touching. Former… Read more
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cover of The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1850
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$4,500.00

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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, only printing, with "reduplicate" on page 21. Bound in publisher's original brown ribbed cloth decorated in blind with spine lettered in gilt; publisher's ads at front dated March 1, 1850. Very Good with lean to binding, wear to cloth at edges and spine ends, former owner… Read more
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$4,500.00
cover of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

by Thompson, Hunter S.; Ralph Steadman [Illustrations]

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original black paper boards over black spine cloth lettered in silver. Near Fine with a slight lean to the binding and the usual thin strips of sunning along the top and bottom edges of the covers, in a Near Fine unclipped… Read more
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cover of Rebecca

Rebecca

by du Maurier, Daphne

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Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1938. First Edition. First edition. (First printing with statement of "First Edition" on copyright page.) [vi], 457 pp. Bound in publisher's maroon cloth with silver foil band at center printed in black. Good+ with toned and slightly stained spine, rubbed and worn silver spine, name on front free endpaper, front hinge cracked but… Read more
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$500.00
cover of Scarface

Scarface

by Trail, Armitage

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Published
1930
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$450.00

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New York: Edward J. Clode, Inc, 1930. First edition, printing unknown. (Publisher did not differentiate between printings.) Bound in publisher's green cloth with black lettering, black topstain. Very Good with spots of staining to rear board and edges, contents toned with age. Lacking dust jacket. A nice copy.The novel that inspired the 1932 Howard Hawks film and (more loosely)… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Player Piano

Player Piano

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1952
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$700.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. First edition. (First printing with publisher's colophon and "A" on copyright page.) [viii], 295 pp. Bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Very Good with slightly soiled cloth, some stains throughout text, foxed endpapers, in a Good+ dust jacket, toned (especially spine panel) and slightly soiled, chip at head… Read more
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$700.00
cover of The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

by Wister, Owen; Arthur Keller [Illustrations]

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Published
1902
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$1,000.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. xiv, 504, [6] pp. Bound in publisher's sandy yellow cloth with red, black, and gilt stamping. Very Good+ with a little foxing to cloth at back board, bumped corners, small repaired tear to head cloth, portrait of the author pasted onto front free endpaper, front and rear hinges… Read more
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cover of War

War

by Le Clezio, J.M.G.; Simon Watson Taylor [Translator]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1973
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1973. First American edition. First American edition. 288 pp. Bound in publisher's black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Fine in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with slight sunning to spine panel, light wear. The French Nobel laureate's fifth novel, first published in French in 1970.
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cover of The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

by Chesnutt, Charles W.; Clyde O. De Land [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1899
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$1,000.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. First edition. First edition, first printing. [x], 323, [1] pp. Bound in publisher's pale red cloth stamped in red and lettered in gilt. Very Good with dulled and rubbed spine, dampstain to back board, faint tidemark along top edge, offsetting to paste down. A collection of stories by the African… Read more
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$1,000.00
cover of Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

by Austen, Jane

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Published
1816
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$8,500.00

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London: J. [John] Murray, 1816. Second Edition. Very Good. Second edition. Three volumes bound in contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled paper. Housed in a custom close display box. Bound without half-titles. Very Good with Neat and subtle rebacking to Volume I, some fading and rubbing to paper covers and wear to edges and corners slight foxing throughout. Owner… Read more
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$8,500.00
cover of We Have Always Lived in the Castle

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

by Jackson, Shirley

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good+. A review copy of the first edition, first printing, with publisher's slip laid in. Bound in publisher's original crimson and cream-colored cloth with crimson spine lettering and topstain. Near Fine with small faint smudge to front cover visible in raking light, small number inked to top of… Read more
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cover of Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

by Orwell, George

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,000.00

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's pale green cloth with spine lettered in red and red topstain; lacking the dust jacket. Very good with lean to binding, uneven fading and some spots to cloth with light fraying at the spine ends.
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cover of The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries

by Carroll, Jim

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Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$425.00

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Bolinas, CA: Tombouctou / A Lamplighter Book, 1978. First Edition. First edition, first printing. 150, [4] pp. Bound in publisher's wraps with black and white author photo on the front cover taken by Rosemary Klemfuss. Very Good with light wear, creased spine, foxing to edges.The fictionalized memoir of juvenile delinquency and heroin abuse that inspired the 1995 film starring… Read more
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$425.00
cover of The Exorcist

The Exorcist

by Blatty, William Peter

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First Edition. First edition, first printing. Signed by William Peter Blatty on the page facing the title page, inscribed to former owner. [viii,] 340, [4] pp. Bound in publisher's original glazed red maroon cloth boards over maroon spine cloth lettered in gilt. Near Fine with slight lean to spine, tiny stain to front… Read more
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$2,500.00
cover of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

by Vonnegut, Kurt

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,500.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965. First Edition. Comb Bound. Very Good/Very Good. Advance uncorrected proof of the first edition. Plastic comb-bound wraps with trial dust jacket with rear panel and flaps both blank, folded off-center over wraps. Very Good with toning throughout, edge wear to jacket which is worn and very fragile along the front flap… Read more
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$4,500.00
cover of Dago Red

Dago Red

by Fante, John

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1940. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by John Fante on a tipped in sheet. Publisher's coarse blue cloth binding decorated in red; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with light lean to binding, slight toning to spine, dust-soiling, spotting to plum topstain, bookseller ticket to rear paste down and… Read more
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$1,500.00