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  • The Executioner's Song by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Executioner's Song

    First Edition

    London: Hutchinson, 1979. 1056 pages. Winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The book chronicles true events in the quest of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore for immediate execution following his sentence. ISBN: 9780091395407.

    First British edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267560
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  • The Armies of the Night by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Armies of the Night

    First Edition

    London: Weidenfeld And Nicolson, 1968. 288 pages. On the 1967 anti-war march on the Pentagon during which Mailer was arrested for civil disobedience. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction as well as the National Book Award. ISBN: 9780297176275.

    First British edition (first printing). Light edge wear thus near fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267558
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  • The Castle in the Forest by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Castle in the Forest

    First Edition

    New York: Random House, 2007. 477 pages. Mailer's final novel, released the year of his death. A fictional account of the childhood of Adolf Hitler. ISBN: 9780394536491.

    First trade edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267822
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  • Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters by Collins, Philip R.
    Collins, Philip R.
    Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters

    First Edition

    Wiltshire: Baros Books, 2004. 103 pages. B/W illustrations. ISBN: 9780948382130.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in illustrated blue wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 268096
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  • Life and Letters of John Constable, R. A. by (Constable, John) Leslie, C. R. With notes by Robert C. Leslie
    (Constable, John) Leslie, C. R. With notes by Robert C. Leslie
    Life and Letters of John Constable, R. A.

    First Edition

    London: Chapman and Hall, Ld, 1896. 416 pages. With three portraits of Constable and forty-two illustrations from Constable's pictures and sketches. This biography was one of the first publications on the painter's life. Leslie was a close friend and fellow artist to Constable. ISBN: 281AIB1051094.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in 1/4 white and blue cloth covers with gilt line on front cover and lettering on spine. Mild edge and corner wear. White cloth is mildly soiled. Spine is scuffed, spine ends are rolled, and there are black marks on spine.

    Book ID: 268093
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  • Modern War by Nevinson, C. R. W. Introductory essay by P. G. Konody
    Nevinson, C. R. W. Introductory essay by P. G. Konody
    Modern War

    First Edition

    London: Grant Richards Limited, 1917. 79 pages. Color frontispiece, "Column of the March," with 24 full-page B/W plates printed on recto only. ISBN: 281AIB1051093.

    Signed by Nevinson in pencil under the frontispiece plate. A very good copy in green paper over boards and cloth covers with paper label pasted to front cover and spine. Edge and corner wear ro covers with boards showing at corners. Spine label is chipped at edges not affected lettering. Small chip missing from spine edge. Endpapers are foxed. Plates are near fine.

    Book ID: 268092
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  • Terms of Endearment (cassette tape) by McMurtry, Larry
    McMurtry, Larry
    Terms of Endearment (cassette tape)

    Columbia, Missouri: American Audio Prose Library, 1982. ISBN: 281AIB1051092.

    The tape runs for 44 minutes, 15 seconds. It does not appear to have been played.

    Book ID: 268091
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  • Westering by Ferrill, Thomas Hornsby
    Ferrill, Thomas Hornsby
    Westering

    First Edition

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. 90 pages. The author's second book. ISBN: 281AIB1051091.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine copy in illustrated orange cloth with decoration and lettering in dark blue. Mild edge and corner wear. In very good illustrated dust jacket with small chip lower front, mild edge wear, and some tanning to spine.

    Book ID: 268089
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  • Things of This World: Poems by Wilbur, Richard
    Wilbur, Richard
    Things of This World: Poems

    First Edition

    New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1956. 50 pages. Wilbur is a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner. ISBN: B0006AUJEG.

    First edition (first printing), so stated. Near fine copy in turquoise cloth with lettering in black on spine. Pasted label removed from front free endpaper with scuffing and some spotting. Spine ends rolled with wear. Very good dust jacket, price-clipped, with edge and corner wear, small edge chips and scuffing. 2 inch closed tear near spine on rear panel.

    Book ID: 268088
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  • Horse-Thief Gulch by Harkness, Samuel
    Harkness, Samuel
    Horse-Thief Gulch

    First Edition

    New York: J. H. Sears & Company, 1928. 106 pages. ISBN: B001L4JD20.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine copy in orange cloth with decoration in black on front cover and spine. In very good decorated dust jacket. Edge and corner wear and mild scuffing to jacket.

    Book ID: 268086
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  • The Rejuvenation of Miss Semaphore: A Farcical Novel by Godfrey, Hal (C. O'conor Eccles)
    Godfrey, Hal (C. O'conor Eccles)
    The Rejuvenation of Miss Semaphore: A Farcical Novel

    London: Jarrold & Sons, 1900. 239 pages. ISBN: B000JI9JZ0.

    Later printing. Very good in color illustrated wrappers (paperback). Edge and corner wear. Paper browning. Closed tears at spine margins. Binding tight.

    Book ID: 268085
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  • Deaths for the Ladies and Other Disasters by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Deaths for the Ladies and Other Disasters

    First Edition

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1962. Unpaginated. The only book of poetry by the author who would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize for both fiction and non-fiction. Issued simultaneously in wrappers. ISBN: 281AIB1050882.

    First British edition (first printing); British edition wraps only. Very good in wrappers (paperback). Moderate creasing to the spine.

    Book ID: 267707
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  • Dissent (Volume X, Number 3. Summer 1963) by Howe, Irving (editor)
    Howe, Irving (editor)
    Dissent (Volume X, Number 3. Summer 1963)

    First Edition

    New York: Dissent Publishing Association, 1963. Paginated 202 - 296 pages. This issue dedicated to Medgar Evers. Includes Norman Mailer's "The First Presidential Paper.". ISBN: 281AIB1050823.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Light toning to spine and unevenly on the rear cover.

    Book ID: 267648
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  • Dissent (Volume III, Number 3. Summer 1961) by Mailer, Norman et al.
    Mailer, Norman et al.
    Dissent (Volume III, Number 3. Summer 1961)

    First Edition

    New York: Dissent Publishing Association, 1961. Paginated 219 - 424 pages. "A Quarterly of Socialist Opinion" With contributions by Dorothy Day, Irving Howe, Ned Polsky and others. Includes Mailer's essay She Thought the Russians Was Coming, which was earlier published in Esquire. ISBN: 281AIB1050819.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Light wear, minor creasing to edges.

    Book ID: 267644
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  • Advertisements for Myself by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Advertisements for Myself

    First Edition

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1959. 446 pages. Short stories, essays and articles by the two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Mailer's fourth book. The British edition is abridged. ISBN: B0012P98GY.

    First British edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a dust jacket with chips and creased tears to the edges.

    Book ID: 267538
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  • Advertisements for Myself by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Advertisements for Myself

    First Edition

    New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. 532 pages. Short stories, essays and articles by the writer who would go on to twice win the Pulitzer Prize. Mailer's fourth book. ISBN: B002OK2G2Y.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with a short closed tear on the cover at the spine fold.

    Book ID: 267525
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  • The Deer Park by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Deer Park

    First Edition

    London: Allan Wingate, 1957. 388 pages. The British edition of the author's third novel. ISBN: B000H46T0E.

    First British edition (first printing). Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with short closed tears to the cover and a small chip to the rear panel.

    Book ID: 267443
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  • The New-England Tragedies: I. John Endicott. II. Giles Corey of Salem Farms by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
    Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
    The New-England Tragedies: I. John Endicott. II. Giles Corey of Salem Farms

    First Edition

    Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. 179 pages. John Endicott, pp 9-95; Giles Corey.p. 103-179. BAL 12150. ISBN: B000855SAO.

    First edition (second printing by Welch, Bigelow & Co.). State B. Early binding. A very good copy in embossed green covers with gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine. Brown endpapers. Battered type on p. 12 and p. 71. Mild edge and corner wear. Spine ends rolled.

    Book ID: 268084
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  • Cannibals and Christians by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Cannibals and Christians

    First Edition

    New York: The Dial Press, 1966. 400 pages. A collection of writings including poems, interviews, essays on U. S. Presidential politics, the war in Vietnam and more. ISBN: B003L26V6G.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket lightly scuffed at the spine head and with very short tears to the foot. With color frontispiece tipped-in.

    Book ID: 267658
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  • An American Dream by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    An American Dream

    First Edition

    New York: The Dial Press, 1965. 270 pages. Mailer's fourth novel. Released in an edition of 40,000 copies. ISBN: 9780233957265.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a lightly scuffed dust jacket with a 4-inch indentation on the cover.

    Book ID: 267540
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  • Romantic Ireland (Two Volumes) by Mansfield, M. F. and B. McM. Illustrated by Blanche McManus Mansfield
    Mansfield, M. F. and B. McM. Illustrated by Blanche McManus Mansfield
    Romantic Ireland (Two Volumes)

    Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1905. 283 and 307 pages. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Numerous additional B/W illustrations, some with tissue guards. Endpapers with map of Ireland. ISBN: 281AIB1051082.

    Later printing. Very good copies in green cloth with gilt decorations and lettering on front cover and spine. Map of Ireland in darker green set in gilt in frame on front cover. Covers with some fading. Spines are darkened.

    Book ID: 268080
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  • Why Are We in Vietnam? by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Why Are We in Vietnam?

    First Edition

    London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969. 208 pages. A novel. ISBN: 9780297176961.

    First Brirish edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267551
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  • The Blue Guides England (Sixth Edition) by Muirhead, L. Russell
    Muirhead, L. Russell
    The Blue Guides England (Sixth Edition)

    London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1957. 634 pages. 42 city maps, with folding map (16.25 x 12 inches) of England at book beginning, railway map of England and Wales. map of English counties at end of book. With ground plans of 30 important structures. ISBN: B00HZ0F64S.

    Sixth edition. A very good copy in blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Ribbon page marker present. Mild edge and corner wear. Map of England with 2 inch closed tear. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 268079
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  • Old Scottish Clockmakers from 1453 to 1850 by Smith, John
    Smith, John
    Old Scottish Clockmakers from 1453 to 1850

    New Yok: British Book Centre, 1979. 436 pages. Reprint of 1975 edition which was a reprint of the 1921 second edition. B/W illustrations. Still a very useful reference work. ISBN: 9780827732698.

    Later printing, 1979. ,A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dust jacket. Jacket spine is faded.

    Book ID: 268078
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  • Penny, Louise
    All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (16))

    Minotaur Books, 2020. ISBN: 9781250145239.

    A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 268075
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  • Marilyn: A Biography by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Marilyn: A Biography

    First Edition

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc, 1974. 270 pages. 9-1/2 by 10-3/4 inches. Mailer's embellished biography of Marilyn Monroe, what he called "a species of a novel ready to play by the rules of biography" -- pages 20. ISBN: 9780448118130.

    First paperback edition (first printing). Light edge wear else a fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 267828
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  • The Naked and the Dead [Book Club edition] by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Naked and the Dead [Book Club edition]

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1948. 626 pages. Book club edition (BCE) of the debut novel by the author who would go on to win two Pulitzer Prizes. Based in part on Mailer's experiences in World War II. ISBN: B0082C1JXU.

    A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Gilt lettering on spine toned.

    Book ID: 267417
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  • Harlot's Ghost by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    Harlot's Ghost

    First Edition

    London: Michael Joseph, 1991. 1122 pages. The author's longest novel. Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize twice, once for fiction and once for non-fiction. ISBN: 9780718129347.

    First edition (first printing). Light bumps to corners else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A heavy book.

    Book ID: 267836
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  • The Castle in the Forest (Large Print edition) by Mailer, Norman
    Mailer, Norman
    The Castle in the Forest (Large Print edition)

    First Edition

    Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2007. 705 pages. Mailer's final novel, released the year of his death. A fictional account of the childhood of Adolf Hitler. ISBN: 9780786294152.

    First large print edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267823
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  • Of Women and Their Elegance by Mailer, Norman; photographs by Milton H. Greene
    Mailer, Norman; photographs by Milton H. Greene
    Of Women and Their Elegance

    First Edition

    London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1980. 231 pages. 8-3/4 by 11-1/4 inches. Mailer's imaginary memoir of Marilyn Monroe. About half of the photographs are reproduced in color. ISBN: 9780340239209.

    First British edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 267681
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