Recent Arrivals from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Recent Arrivals from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

cover of Venezia

Venezia

by Bochorakova-Dittrichova, Helena

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Published
1926
Item Price
$5,000.00

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[Brno, Czech Republic]: Grafický klub pro Moravu, 1926. First edition. Portfolio housing six loose prints, each signed in pencil by Helena Bochorakova-Dittrichova, the artist. Complete. Paperclip stains and faint impression along top edge, else Fine. Paper toned with age. Rare, only two institutional copies located in WorldCat. A visual hymn to the watery byways of Venice, Italy by the… Read more
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$5,000.00
cover of The American Dream (Aspen Wall Poster No. 4)

The American Dream (Aspen Wall Poster No. 4)

by Thompson, Hunter S.; Thomas W. Benton [Artist]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1970
Item Price
$4,500.00

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Aspen, CO: Meat Possum Press Ltd, 1970. First edition. Signed by artist Thomas W. Benton in pencil along bottom margin of poster front wrap. 4 pp. Each page measures 22″ x 14″. Very Good+ with faint vertical crease about an inch from the left edge of the front panel running throughout all pages, another light crease along upper corner,… Read more
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$4,500.00
cover of A Wizard of Earthsea

A Wizard of Earthsea

by Le Guin, Ursula K.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Berkeley, CA: Parnassus Press, 1968. First Edition. Very Good+/Good. First edition, first printing with faint vertical smudge on title page. Bound in turquoise cloth embossed in black. Very Good+ with slight mottling to cloth and heavy foxing to bottom and edge of textblock. In a Good price-clipped dust jacket which is tattered toned, lightly stained and has a… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

by Hueffer, Ford Madox [Ford Madox Ford]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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$1,250.00
cover of [No Title]. [An Imaginary Dialogue Between Almost Any Publisher and a Certain Author A.D. 1930]

[No Title]. [An Imaginary Dialogue Between Almost Any Publisher and a Certain Author A.D. 1930]

by Cummings, E. E.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Signed Limited First Edition
Item Price
$1,000.00

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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1930. Signed Limited First Edition. Very Good. First edition, signed limited issue. Copy number 75 of 491 signed by E. E. Cummings. Very Good with cloth a little soiled and worn at the tips, front and rear inner hinges slightly exposed. Pages lightly thumbed, stray pencil mark to recto of rear free endpaper… Read more
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$1,000.00
cover of Ritual (The Wicker Man)

Ritual (The Wicker Man)

by Pinner, David

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$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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$2,800.00
cover of Whispers from Eternity

Whispers from Eternity

by Yogananda, Paramhansa

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Enlarged Edition
Item Price
$5,500.00

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Los Angeles: Self-Realization Fellowship (Yogoda and Sat-Sanga), 1935. Third Enlarged Edition. Very Good. Third enlarged edition. Signed and inscribed by Paramhansa Yogananda on the front free end paper, "To Mrs. De Witt with unceasing blessings / P. Yogananda July 12-1941". Bound in publisher's original pale green textured wraps printed in darker green. Very Good with wear and soiling… Read more
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$5,500.00
cover of The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

by Wharton, Edith

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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 A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South

A Voice from the South: By A Black Woman of the South

by Cooper, Anna Julia

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$45,000.00

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Xenia, OH: The Aldine Printing House, 1892. First Edition. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. A presentation copy from "The Mother of Black Feminism," inscribed by Anna Julia Cooper on the title page, "Harvey Ray, Kind regards of the Author. June 10 1910." [6],304 pp. with frontispiece of the author. Bound in publisher's tan and crimson cloth… Read more
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$45,000.00
cover of Self: A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology

Self: A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology

by Dillon, Michael

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1946
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1946. First Edition. First edition, first printing. vi, 128 pp. Bound in publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt. Very Good with spine a little sunned, spine lettering mostly rubbed-off, slight lean, hint of foxing to edges. Lacking dust jacket. Rare. British physician, later Buddhist monk Michael Dillon has been called "the first trans man,"… Read more
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$2,500.00
cover of The Hero with a Thousand Faces

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

by Campbell, Joseph

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1949. First Edition. First edition. xxiii, 416 pp. Bound in publisher's black and green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Very Good with wear along edges, small stain to fore edge, former owner's name written on front free endpaper. Lacking dust jacket. The first appearance of the influential mythology book, which inspired Star Wars and… Read more
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$500.00
cover of Polychromatic Ornament. One Hundred Plates in Gold, Silver and Colours, Comprising Upwards of Two Thousand Specimens of the Various Styles of Ancient, Oriental and Medieval Art and Including the Renaissance and the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

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London: Henry Sotheran and Co, 1877. Second English-language edition. [vi], 58 pp. with all 100 vivid chromolithographic plates present; plates XLVII (top and bottom edge trimmed) and XXVIII bound at front. Folio. Publisher's maroon cloth, recased with spine laid down, lettered in gilt and black, all edges gilt. Very Good+ with wear along edges, exposed tips, small corner chip… Read more
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$2,000.00
cover of (The Warren Commission Report in 26 Volumes plus Summary Report) Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy: Hearings Before the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1964. First edition. First edition. Complete in 26 volumes plus the uncommon summary report, all bound in publisher's navy cloth stamped in gilt. Very Good+ with subtle toning and a little insecting to spines, light wear and foxing to edges. Summary report spine cloth a little creased. Contents bright and unmarked. This set once… Read more
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$3,500.00
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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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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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$2,500.00
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
Item Price
$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 (The Hobbit) Bilbo: En Hobbits Aventyr

(The Hobbit) Bilbo: En Hobbits Aventyr

by Tolkien, J.R.R.; Tove Jansson [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1962
Condition
Good
Edition
First Tove Jansson Illustrated Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1962. First Tove Jansson Illustrated Edition. Good. First Tove Jansson illustrated edition, text in Swedish. Bound in publisher's illustrated paper covered boards over green cloth spine lettered in gilt. Good with lean to binding, staining to spine cloth and fading and soiling to covers, wear to corners and spine ends. Former owner name to… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

by Silverstein, Shel

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$3,500.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Reprint. Near Fine/Very Good. 1964 [but later]. Reprint. Signed by Shel Silverstein and inscribed to a former owner with a large illustration on the verso of the half-title page. Bound in publisher's original pictorial laminate boards. Near Fine with light soiling to pages, in a Very Good unclipped but un-priced dust jacket… Read more
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$3,500.00
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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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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 Psychological Types Or the Psychology of Individuation

Psychological Types Or the Psychology of Individuation

by Jung, C. G.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,500.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1923. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original dark green cloth. Very Good with light soiling to cloth, backstrip creased, light wear to corners and spine ends. In a dust jacket from ca. 1927, which advertises Roback's The Psychology of Character from that year on the… Read more
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$3,500.00