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Featured Rare Books
Special Signed Advance Reading CopyBuy Now
SPECIAL SIGNED ADVANCE READING COPY. SIGNED by David Foster Wallace. Light soiling to textblock. Gentle edgewear to wrappers. Otherwise bright clean copy. VG in wrappers.
1st Simultaneous Wrappered EditionBuy Now
Some toning, soiling and rubbing to wrappers. Minor knick to tail of spine. P.o. gift inscription to verso of front wrapper with presenter's name rubbed out. Slight over-opening at verso of front wrapper. Light toning to leaves.
1st Edition SignedBuy Now
Signed by Avedon. Light bumping and rubbing to extremities of boards and spine. Fading to spine echoing onto pictorial boards. Dampstaining to the latter half of textblock resulting in many leaves affixed together or with rubbed transference and abrasions. Significant rippling due to dampstaining present on many leaves. Small paperclip holding together the two worst affected leaves. Closed tears to several leaves. Rubbing to publisher's printed acetate dust jacket affecting front panel design. Some yellowing to d.j. spine
Limited to 25 CopiesBuy Now
One of 25 copies issued to secure copyright. Staple bound. Lightest of toning to wrappers and leaves. Contents clean. Miniscule spot of darkening to front wrapper near spine. NF in wrappers.
Limited Signed EditionBuy Now
One of 650 copies, SIGNED by Frost. Very gentle toning to spine. Some toning to leaves and text block. Rubbing, some bumping, and light toning to slipcase. NF in VG slipcase.
Limited Signed EditionBuy Now
limited to 325 copies, signed by Thomas Edison and by the author. Bound in dark blue buckram with no spine titles. A couple of small stains and blemishes to covers of vol.2, with small stain to fore-edge of textblock. Foxing to endpapers and top edge of textblock on both volumes; toning and occasional foxing to leaves throughout. Small Sydney bookseller's ticket to lower front paste-down of both volumes.
First Edition, with Signed Bookplate & PhotoBuy Now
1st edition. Bookplate SIGNED by Clarke and SIGNED photograph of Clarke laid in. Light shelfwear to slightly toned edges of boards. Gentle bumping to spine ends. Some toning to leaves. Gift inscription inked to verso of f.f.e.p. Previous owner's name inked to half title. Some edgewear to toned and rubbed dust jacket. Three small closed tears to upper margin of front panel of d.j. Previous owner's selling price inked to front flap of d.j.
1st EditionBuy Now
Light fading to edges of boards, with light bumping to spine ends. Small scratch near tail of dust jacket spine, also leaving mark on cloth. Minor printing flaw to p.62 (all text still legible). Dust jacket has mild curling and a few small closed tears to edges, with slight fading to spine. Price-clipped.
Meet Strand’s Rare Book Experts
Tony W. - Rare Manager
Vasilis T. - Rare Manager
Our rare books experts are a walking encyclopedia of all things rare and collectible. For recommendations on gifts, help finding the perfect addition to your collection, or a look through what’s new and interesting in the Rare Book Room, they have you covered.
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