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In the leadup to Christmas, eBay fiction top 10 was led by a signed 1st edition of Suttree. The Cormac McCarthy volume was way ahead of the pack, selling for more than double
the sale price of #2. Others on the list ranged from a signed Conrad title to a 1922 Clement Woods book. The non-fiction list was headed by a signed limited edition of Paul
McCartney's Blackbird Singing, followed by Easton Press' Long Walk to Freedom and a 1982 title by a college professor who believed the US government was taking
control of her mind; the book was self published.
Fiction Top 10
||Suttree by Cormac McCarthy First Edition, Signed
||To Kill a Mockingbird First Edition Signed
||Within The Tides - Joseph Conrad, Autographed!
||Clement Wood SIGNED 1st Nigger 1922 African Literature
||RARE 1ST PRINTING HARRY POTTER CHAMBER SECRETS- ROWLING
||Firestarter by Stephen King signed limited 1st edition
||Joseph Heller --CATCH-22 1st ptg HCDJ Signed
||The Secret Soldier by Alex Berenson (2011, Unabridge...
||BRADBURY, DARK CARNIVAL, ARKHAM. SGD. 1ST.ED. HC/DJ
||"A" BY ANDY WARHOL 1968 SIGNED 1ST EDITION W/DRAWING
Listed as a fine copy, the signed 1st edition sold as a best offer.
The 1960 signed 1st edition attracted 11 bids to close at $1,801.50.
Published in 1916, the hardcover in dust jacket was signed by the author. Several items were included in the listing; these included "a letter from Josephs [sic] widow
to the person who the book was signed for.... A photograph of Joseph Conrad sitting in a lawn chair in his garden shortly before his death" and several newspaper clippings. The listing
attracted 25 bids.
Signed by the author on the first page, the hardcover sold as a best offer.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Listed by a London seller, the 1st printing sold as a best offer.
The signed limited edition in like-new condition sold as a best offer. It was #187 of 725. It was described as in "fine condition in near fine dustjacket." It was listed by a
New Zealand seller.
Signed by the author, the like new signed 1st edition sold as a BIN.
The charity auction of the "'#1'" softcover advance copy" was donated by the author. After 20 bids, it sold for $1,075.
A single bid won the signed, 1st edition hardcover.
Coming in at #10, the signed 1st edition sold after 2 bids. The 1968 publication was described as in like new condition.
Non-Fiction Top 10
||Paul McCartney BLACKBIRD SINGING Signed LTD 1st
||Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela signed -Easton
||1982 Virginia professor's book: U S Govt reads my mind
||Operation Dark Heart UNREDACTED 1st Anthony Shaffer
||Narcotics Anonymous It Works Blue Book 1982 C.A.R.E.N.A.
||Poultry - Illustrated Book of Poultry by Lewis Wright
||Autobiography of a Yogi
||George Orwell Down and Out in Paris and London SIGNED
||SIGNED! Life by Keith Richards (2010, Hardcover)
Poems and Lyrics, 1965-2001
The limited edition was 1 of 250 signed editions. Described as in fine condition, it sold as best offer.
The Easton Press 1994 publication in like new condition sold as a best offer.
Published by a vanity press, the 1982 1st edition on governmental mind control sold after 3 bids.
An unredacted "near mint copy" sold for $1,995 as a BIN.
18 bids took the 1982 1st edition to #5 on the non-fiction list.s
Listed by an Australian seller, #1504 is described as "the definitive book of the Alfa GTAs, Tls, and TZs." It sold after 14 bids.
The Illustrated Book of Poultry ...
The 1890 publication is titled "The Illustrated Book of Poultry with Practical Schedules for Judging, constructed from actual analysis of the best modern
decisions and contains 50 colored plates. The recased large volume sold after a single bid.
Autobiography of a Yogi
After 8 bids, the signed 1947 book in good condition sold for $1,201.00.
Down and Out in Paris and London
Sold in a charity auction to benefit The Royal British Legion, the signed 1st edition received 4 bids. It was listed by a UK seller.
The brand new signed copy of Life by Rolling Stone Keith Richards sold after 43 bids.
Antiquarian & Collectible Top 5
||1814 history of the Expedition Command of Lewis & Clark
||1675- BRAZIL - IMPORTANT BOOK - DUTCH PORTUGUESE WARS
||1634 KING JAMES 1st STATE HOLY BIBLE PULPIT NR!
||1526 BOOK OF HOURS FROM THE ATELIER OF THIELMAN KERVER
||PATRICK GASS Lewis & Clark EXPLORATION 1807 First Ed.
History of the Expedition
Under the Command of Captain Lewis and Clark ...
Meriweather Lewis and William Clark
The 2-volume 1st edition, published in 1814, with the folding map missing sold for $11,200 after 2 bids.
historia da Guerra Brasilica ...
Francisco de Brito Freire
Published in 1675 about the Portuguese-Dutch War, the rebound folio was listed in very good condition. It sold as a best offer.
The 59 line folio edition 1st edition with both title pages present sold as a bst offer.
Listed as a copy owned by Louis de Bourbon-Parma with binding by Lortic, the listing received 49 bids before selling for $9,557.07.
A Journal of the Voyages And Travels of a Corps Of Discovery
The 1807 1st edition in original boards sold as a best offer.
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