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The Antiquarian & Collectible category is often notable for its international sellers and high bids. Not so in October 2010. The sellers were from
diverse locales -
Coweta, OK; Nashville; Boston; and Austin, TX. These sellers were joined by a Canadian who sold the single US focused title. Wonder what November will bring?
Fiction Top 10
||IAN FLEMING - LIVE AND LET DIE - RARE UK 1ST 1954 W/dj
||Stephen King THE STAND SIGNED LIMITED LEATHER 806/1250
||Flowers in the Attic
||Blood Meridian Stated first 1985 Cormac McCarthy HC DJ
||THE STAND by Stephen King signed limited edition!
||Before Adam by Jack London (Signed)
||Jack London: Smoke Bellew Inscribed and Signed
||Philip Pullman *The Northern Light* 1st ed 1995 SIGNED
||John Grisham / A Time to Kill: SIGNED TRUE 1ST WYNWOOD
||A Killing Kindness by Reginald Hill/1st /ed.UK/1980 HCDJ
The VG+ 1954 UK 1st ed. in a fine, unrestored dust jacket sold for $2,999.99 after a single bid. Item specifics, however, refer to a 1997 reprint. Wonder how that happened?
Signed by Steven King and Bernie Wrightson, the limited edition leather book is #806 of 1250 printed. It was in new condition and sold after a single bid.
Llsted with no description, the 1st edition, like new book sold as a best offer.
The 1st edition in very good condition with near fine dust jacket sold after 20 bids.
The near fine limited edition is #122 of 1250 signed and numbered copies. It came in a wood display box. It sold after 1 bid.
The 1907 signed limited edition attracted 9 bids. It was listed in near fine condition.
The 1912 signed limited edition was sold by the seller of #6. It sold after 6 bids.
23 bids took the signed 1st edition to $1,026.26. It was listed by a British seller. A "official signed raven bookplace" was included.
The signed 1st edition was described as in very good condition.
After 7 bids, the 1st UK edition sold for $840.
Non-Fiction Top 10
||Propagation Hazard WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Signed Prints!*
||Disney World Haunted Mansion Reference Manual + Map
||Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela, signed
||1ST EDITION DREAMS FROM MY FATHER BARACK OBAMA MINT
||OPERATION DARK HEART 1ST ED BY ANTHONY SHAFFER 2010
||Ed Ruscha: Real Estate Opportunities
||Narcotics Anonymous 1st edition red
||Fifty Years Adrift - Derek Taylor and George Harrison
||Literature of Papermaking Dard Hunter SIGNED 1925
||EDWARD STEICHEN THE PHOTOGRAPHER 1929 1/925 SIGNED
William S. Burroughs and David Bradshaw
1 of 10 copies of the folio of 8 prints in a solid metal case. Listed as like new, it sold best offer.
Walt Disney World Haunted Mansion Reference Manual
The "official Disney reference manual" came with maps. it sold as a BIN.
New and signed, the unread book sold after a single bid.
The 1st edition in mint condition attracted 13 bids before slling for $2,125.01.
Selling as a BIN, the "rare first edition, uncensored and unredacted" copy in new condition sold for $1,895.
The 1970 like new 1st edition signed by the author sold as a BIN.
Listed in acceptable condition, the 1st edition received 16 bids to sell for $1,598.89. It is #210 of the 1st edition.
Fifty Years Adrift
Derek Taylor and George Harrison
Signed by the authors and by Legs Larry Smith, this is #74 of the 1st edition. It sold after 8 bids.
Literature of Paper Making, 1390-1800
The signed 1943 th printing sold for $975.
Steichen The Photographer
Carl Sandburg, Alexander Leberman, and R. Steichen: Text
Published in 1929, the signed 1st edition in very good condition is among the 925 in that edition. It sold as a Best Offer.
Antiquarian & Collectible Top 5
||1634 HOLY BIBLE: PULPIT FOLIO RARE KING JAMES VERSION!!
||1527 THE GOLDEN LEGEND+WOODCUTS Bible 16 Holy Antique
||George Orwell RARE TRUE 1st UK ANIMAL FARM + DJ Book
||AMERICAN ARCHIVES FIFTH SERIES Vol. 2 Peter Force 1776
||Helmut Newton's SUMO Book w/Stand #9909 - signed
The "59 Line folio edition," sold as a BIN.
The 1527 "black-letter printing in early English" was printed by Wynkyn de Worde. It sold as a Best Offer.
The 1st edition sold as a Best Offer.
Published by M. St. Clair Clark and Peter Force, the 1848 book was listed with no description. It was listed by a Canadian seller and sold as a BIN.
The American Archives Fifth Series
Volume I: 1776-1783
Still in the original carton, the book with stand attracted 2 bids.
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