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Large Archive of Documents on Japanese Internment from the War Relocation Authority by The War Relocation Authority

[Various Places]: The War Relocation Authority, 1956. A substantial archive of over 300 individual documents, plus a few duplicates, relating to Japanese internment during WWII, forming a very thorough view of the federal agency that directed their impri…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$150000.00


(An Extensive Run of a Japanese Internment Camp Newspaper) The Topaz Times [and] Topazu Taimuzu by Katayama, Taro [Managing Editor]; Iwao Kawakami [Weekly Editor]

Topaz, UT: The Topaz Times, 1945. Four hundred issues of The Topaz Times; 197 of which are in English and 203 in Japanese; with 47 fragments of various issues, 17 illustrated calendars, and nine pieces of ephemera including high school newspapers from To…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$150000.00


Principia Mathematica by Russell, Bertrand; Alfred North Whitehead

Cambridge: University Press, 1913. First Edition. First edition. Three volumes. ix, [5], 666; xxxiv, 772; x, 491 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth, spines lettered in gilt; housed in custom folding cloth box. Good condition overall. Unsophisticated cop…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$100000.00


In Our Time by Hemingway, Ernest

Paris: Three Mountains Press, 1924. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, copy number 23 of a limited 170 copies. 30 [1] pp. Bound in publisher's paper-covered boards with news-clipping design. Near Fine with light edge wear, light wear to spine ends…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$65000.00


The Importance of Being Earnest by Wilde, Oscar

London: Leonard Smithers and Co, 1899. Signed Limited First Edition. Near Fine. Signed limited first edition. [xii], 152 pp. Bound in publisher's original pale lavender cloth with gilt spine lettering and decorations by Charles Shannon. Copy number 82 o…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$60000.00


Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy by Schumpeter, Joseph A

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947. Second American edition. Near Fine. Second American edition. Signed by Joseph A. Schumpeter and inscribed to a former owner on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original green cloth with spine lettered in g…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$55000.00


Lord of the Flies by Golding, William

London: Faber and Faber, 1954. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing. An advance presentation copy inscribed by William Golding to his next-door neighbors and dated ten days before publication, reading "To Mr and Mrs Nelles w…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$48000.00


Jane Eyre by Bronte, Charlotte [pseud Currer Bell]

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 8vo. Bound in late 20th-century dark green crushed morocco by Bayntun (Rieviere), ruled and lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt top stain, wide turn-ins decorated in…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$45000.00


Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury, Ray

New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First Edition. Asbestos Binding. Fine. First edition, #106 of 200 copies with limited issue asbestos binding, hand-numbered and signed by author on colophon. [viii], 199, (3) pp. Johns-Manville Quinterra asbestos bindin…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$45000.00


The Book of Mormon by Smith, Joseph [Translator]

Nauvoo, IL: Printed by Robinson and Smith, Stereotyped by Shepard and Stearns, 1840. Third Edition. Very Good. [iv], [7]-571, [2] pp. 8vo. Third edition, first state with unbroken "e" in "spake" on page 9, line 23, with testimony of the three witnesses …

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$45000.00


Im Westen Nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) by Remarque, Erich Maria

Berlin: Im Propylaen-Verlag, 1929. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition in book form of this iconic novel. A presentation copy signed and inscribed by Erich Maria Remarque on the front free endpaper, "This first edition copy with pleasure t…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$45000.00


To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee, Harper

London: William Heinemann, 1960. First British Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First British edition, first printing. Signed by Harper Lee on the front free end paper. Bound in publisher's original maroon cloth-affect boards with spine lettered…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$45000.00


The Conjure Woman by Chesnutt, Charles W

Cambridge, MA: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1899. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, large paper issue. copy number 27 of a limited 150. Signed by Charles Chesnutt on the title page, with an inscription reading "Sincerely Yours, Chas. W. Chesnu…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$38000.00


Tender is the Night by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing; first issue with the Scribner's "A" on the copyright page. In a beautiful and unrestored first issue dust jacket. Bound in publisher's dark green…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$38000.00


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