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SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL—A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES: (4 VOLS. COMPLETE)The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Co.,: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23


The four-volume history of the British Empire by one who not only lived the most perilous epoch of that empire, but was a major participant in saving and shaping it even beyond his term as Prime Minister and his life—Sir Winston S. Churchill. A unique and personal perspective into the shaping of the 20th century. The series begun in 1956 was completed in 1958, seven years before his death; the last works penned by Churchill. All volumes fine in v.g., d.j. View more info

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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH.

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1125


". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Some rubbing 'round the edges, but less than usual. One of 200 hardbound in decorated boards! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ22. View more info

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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1126


". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Cover edges slightly folded over page edges as often found with this chapbook. SIGNED & Inscribed to the noted collector & publisher, Chuck Garvin. A fine copy. [1225 copies printed]. The Richard M. Jefts, Ark... View more info

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WALDEN POND: Homage To Thoreau

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1968

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 27


The gathering of what the author considered his finest unpublished journal entries from his three visits to Walden Pond—1938, 1947 and 1965. [750 copies printed]. Fine copy in lightly aged d.j. View more info

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COUNTRYMAN'S JOURNAL

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36


Stories from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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WISCONSIN COUNTRY

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1965

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 37


Further entries from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Frank utpatel. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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WISCONSIN MURDERS An Enquiry into Mayhem & Homicide in the Midwest

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran: 1968

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 2


A history of sixteen actual murders which occurred in Wisconsin. [1958 copies printed]. Very fine in d.j. View more info

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ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1107


A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. Of the 815 printed, 80 were printed in light boards. This copy is one of the 80 in boards. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ5. View more info

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ARKHAM HOUSE:The First 20 Years 1939-1959—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1109


A bibliography of the noted publisher with an introduction by Derleth and all author/titles published up to that time. Contents of each book is also listed. [815 copies printed]. This copy — one issued in paper covers, is SIGNED by the editor. Fine. A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ6. View more info

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JUST FRIENDS AND BRAVE ENEMIES,

By: KENNEDY, Robert F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1047


In 1962 only months before the Cuban Missle Crises, Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy undertook a 30,000 mile world tour, speaking to students, politicians, and everyday people spreading the gospel of American goodwill. His speeches and noted commentary was documented into book form and published here. ALL profits from the book went to scholarships for students at universities in Japan, Indonesia and Berlin. Never more timely than today, political truths are echoed ... View more info

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T.E. LAWRENCE: THE MINT—Jonathan Cape, London, 1955. First Edition.

By: LAWRENCE, T.E.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 102


Sometime after his heroics in the Arab Revolt and perhaps a nervous breakdown, Lawrence enlisted in the Royal Air Force under the alias of John Hume Ross. Unmasked and booted out, Lawrence enlisted in the Tank Corps only to a short time later be reenlisted in the R.A.F., again and during that time wrote of those experiences for this book published twenty years after his death. A peculiar book in that "the coarse words automatic in barrack-room speech have been eliminat... View more info

SELECTED LETTERS VOLUMES I-V - 1911-1937.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965-1976

Edition: [First editions]

Seller ID: 673


A very handsome complete set of first editions of the Arkham House, SELECTED LETTERS volumes in Fine condition in dust-jackets. VOL. 1, 1911-24. Letters to his earliest chums - primarily amateurs - such as Reinhardt Kleiner, James Morton, Maurice Moe, the brilliant Alfred Galpin, and his aunts. But then beginning in 1921 his correspondences with Frank Belknap Long and Clark Ashton Smith and the advent of WEIRD TALES in 1923, the interest picks up! Three photographs of ... View more info

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HENRY M. STANLEY: IN DARKEST AFRICA—Charles Scribners, 1890. First American Edition. TWO VOLS.

By: STANLEY, Henry M.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1890

Edition: First

Seller ID: 99


The noted, Stanley's last forray into Africa, his Emin Pasha Rescue mission, Stanley was acting as an agent for King Leopold of Belgium. Good copies with previous owner's name bookplated in; all maps and fold-outs present. View more info

SCIENCE FICTION & MYSTERY NOVELS: ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS, BY JACK VANCE. ROY A. SQUIRES, CATALOG 12.

By: VANCE, JACK.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif.:, Roy A. Squires,:

Seller ID: 126


Another fine example of Squires' "themed" catalogues. This one features 28 manuscript packages of manuscripts from the recently departed and great Fantasy/SF writer, Jack Vance. The packages include the author's original holograph notes for the story, 1st drafts, 2nd drafts, proof copies etc....VERY COMPLETE! I stupidly resisted buying one despite Roy's urgings. One of my many haunting regrets! Squires catalogues 1-20 plus supplement have become highly cherished coll... View more info