Title: American Cookery

Author: Beard, James

Description: A very good fifth printing, inscribed by James Beard on the half title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's cloth slipcase. Laid in is a letter of provenance from the owner named in the inscription, an owner of a Napa Valley winery visited by James Beard. Light stains to inside of jacket no visible from the outside. Housed in a custom-made col...

Book Number: 1706032

Publisher: Little Brown

Book Condition: Very Good

Title: Mastering the Art of French Cooking Volume Two

Author: Child, Julia

Description: A very good first edition (so stated on the copyright page), inscribed by Julia Child and also signed by her husband, on the front free endpaper. Laid in is a letter of provenance from the recipient of the inscription, explaining the occasion when Julia and Paul visited their winery in Napa Valley for a wine tasting and lunch. Jacket is very good m...

Book Number: 1706031

Year Published: 1970

Publisher: Knopf

Book Condition: Very Good

Title: Native Son

Author: Wright, Richard

Description: The correct first edition (dark blue cloth with red and white stamping). 8 vo. Some foxing to pastedowns, else a fine copy in a very good correct fist state dust jacket ($2.50 price on front flap) with some tiny chips and tears, especially at the bottom of the spine.

Book Number: 1706124

Year Published: 1940

Publisher: Harper

Book Condition: Fine

Title: The Case of the Buried Clock

Author: Gardner, Earle Stanley

Description: A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket with a slightly faded spine. $2.00 price still on front flap. Same year, 1945, on both title page and copyright page, with no mention of later printings on copyright page, which is how Morrow indicated a first printing at this time. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper.

Book Number: 1706148

Year Published: 1943

Publisher: Morrow

Book Condition: Very Good

Title: The Golden Boys and their New Electric Cell

Author: Wyman, L.P.

Description: Very good in a very good dust jacket. This is the first book in a rare boys series of 10 volumes that pre-dated the Hardy Boys series by 4 years. There is NO copy on a dust jacket anywhere on the net. This is also the first format with gold lettering (not black) on the front and the spine. First Edition. The book has very slight rubbing along the e...

Book Number: 1406026

Year Published: 1923

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company, New York

Book Condition: Very Good

Title: This Side of Paradise

Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Description: A very good second printing of the first edition. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Second printing was published in April, 1920, the same month as the first printing, and is identical to the first printing except for the one line reference to the reprinting on the copyright page.

Book Number: 1706123

Year Published: 1920

Publisher: Scribners

Book Condition: Very Good

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