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“ONE OF THE GREATEST OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS”

SAUNDERS, Louise. Knave of Hearts. New York, 1925. First edition of "one of the greatest of American illustrated books" (Porter, 84), the last and most lavish children's book illustrated by Maxfield Parrish, with mounted cover design, pictorial endpapers, 14 full-page color plates, and nine in-text color illustrations. $4600.

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“HIS MOST REMARKABLE NATURAL GIFT… IS HIS VISION”

MCPHEE, John. Sense of Where You Are. New York, 1965.

First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's landmark first book, a profile of basketball All-American and future U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, inscribed on the title page: "For Barry Amis regards—John McPhee," and additionally signed on the title page by Bill Bradley. $4000.

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“MEN GO MAD IN HERDS”

MACKAY, Charles. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. London, 1852. Two volumes. Second edition of this important, entertaining and influential early study of crowd behavior, subsequently used to explore popular psychology and to chart the stock market, with numerous wood-engraved illustrations, in original cloth. $3500.

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"A NAKED ARM SMELLING OF CHANEL NO. 5 SNAKED ROUND HIS NECK…"

FLEMING, Ian. Man With the Golden Gun. London, 1965.

First edition of Fleming’s final Bond novel, published the year after the author’s death, in which 007 travels to Fleming’s beloved Jamaica to neutralize the assassin of the book’s title. $1500.

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