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Classic Book Cards Between the Covers & Biblioctopus - 1998
Note: Distributed as a boxed set. This delightful series is designed to showcase two rare- book stores' prized inventories. "This is not a listing of the greatest books of all time, but real, quality material currently in stock and looking for loving homes." Additional information can be found at the stores' websites: Biblioctopus and Between the Covers.
No. Title Author Date Edition 1 The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway 1952 1st 2 Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy 1891 Inscribed 1st 3 Prufrock and Other Observations T.S. Eliot 1917 1st 4 Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon 1973 Review Copy 5 The Call of the Wild Jack London 1903 1st 6 To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf 1927 1st 7 The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane 1895 1st 8 Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs 1959 1st 9 The Trespasser D.H. Lawrence 1912 1st 10 No One Writes to the Colonel Gabriel García Márquez 1968 1st 11 The Man Without a Country Edward Everett Hale 1865 1st 12 Penrod Booth Tarkington 1914 1st 13 The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck 1939 1st 14 The Rescuers Margery Sharp 1959 1st 15 A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens 1859 1st 16 The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner 1929 1st 17 On the Road Jack Kerouac 1957 1st 18 The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath 1962 Uncorrected Proof 19 The Caine Mutiny Herman Wouk 1951 1st 20 Lord Jim Joseph Conrad 1900 1st 21 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain 1876 1st American 22 The Hound of the Baskervilles Conan Doyle 1902 1st 23 The Natural Bernard Malamud 1952 1st 24 The Boo Pat Conroy 1970 1st 25 The Portrait of a Lady Henry James 1882 1st American 26 These 13 William Faulkner 1931 Inscribed Limited 27 Black Reconstruction W.E.B. DuBois 1935 1st 28 The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells 1898 1st 29 Amerika Franz Kafka 1927 1st 30 Jaws Peter Benchley 1974 1st 31 Cold Mountain Charles Frazier 1997 Signed 1st 32 She. A History of Adventure H. Rider Haggard 1887 Signed 1st 33 The Day the World Ended Sax Rohmer 1930 1st American 34 Pigs Is Pigs Ellis Parker Butler 1905 Author's Copies 35 The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler 1953 1st 36 Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens 1839 Signed 1st 37 The Adventures of Tom Bombadil J.R.R. Tolkien 1962 Signed 1st 38 The Whale Herman Melville 1851 1st 39 Moby-Dick Herman Melville 1851 1st American 40 Towards Zero Agatha Christie 1944 1st 41 John Gabriel Borkman Henrik Ibsen 1896 1st 42 As I Lay Dying William Faulkner 1930 1st 43 Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston 1937 1st 44 Finnegans Wake James Joyce 1939 Signed Limited 45 Mrs. Bridge Evan S. Connell, Jr. 1959 1st 46 Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett 1956 1st English 47 The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger 1951 1st 48 La Chute Albert Camus 1956 1st 49 The History of Pendennis William M. Thackeray 1848-1850 1st 50 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson 1971 Review Copy 51 The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf 1920 1st American 52 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein 1959 1st 53 King Solomon's Mines H. Rider Haggard 1885 Inscribed 1st 54 The Town and the City Jack Kerouac 1950 Signed 1st 55 Profiles in Courage John F. Kennedy 1964 Memorial 56 The Raven and other Poems Edgar Allan Poe 1845 1st 57 Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin 1953 Advance Copy 58 City of Glass Paul Auster 1985 Signed 1st 59 Sygdommen til Doden Søren Kierkegaard 1849 Inscribed 1st 60 The War Chief Edgar Rice Burroughs 1927 Inscribed 1st 61 The Confidence-Man Herman Melville 1857 1st 62 Dee Goong An Robert Van Gulik 1949 Signed Limited 63 The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde 1891 1st English 64 Four Quartets T.S. Eliot 1940-42 1st 65 Quite Early One Morning Dylan Thomas 1954 Review Copy 66 Tortilla Flat John Steinbeck 1935 Inscribed 1st 67 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain 1885 1st American 68 Rabbit Run John Updike 1960 1st 69 The Tragedie of Julius Caesar William Shakespeare 1623 1st 70 Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1969 Signed Proof 71 Thirst: Five One-Act Plays Eugene O'Neill 1914 1st 72 Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Raymond Carver 1976 Review Copy 73 Moonraker Ian Fleming 1959 1st 74 Oak & Ivy Paul Laurence Dunbar 1893 1st 75 The Island of Dr. Moreau H.G. Wells 1896 1st 76 The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett 1930 1st -- Checklist©2001, 2002 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!