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James M. Dourgarian, Bookman
Established1980 - Member ABAA
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[Jack London] London, Jack. "A New Idea in Fiction" The Star Rover By Jack London. NY, Macmillan, n.d., first edition, stapled self-wrappers. Softcover. It includes a sketch of London's life, Jack London And His Work, plus a "complete descriptive list of his novels, short stories and economic writings," this is one of eight items sold for "Milo Sheppard" (sic) by Russ Kingman of the Jack London Bookstore in 1978 that, according to Kingman, "were originally owned by Jack London. They were sent to him by the publishers as they were printed." Fine. JD4957
James M.Dourgarian, Bookman, was established in 1980. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). Like all ABAA members, we answer to a higher authority and follow a higher standard of ethics that guarantees a successful transaction for all our customers.
We buy and sell old books, vintage books, collectible books, rare books, first edition books, and related ephemera. We maintain several specialties. Among them are American fiction first editions from c.1900 to the present. Within that general field, we have heavy emphasis in John Steinbeck and Steinbeckiana. Thus, we buy and sell Steinbeck primary first editions in dust jackets, signed/limited editions, his appearances in anthologies, his periodical appearances, books and periodicals about Steinbeck, film and theatre memorabilia, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items.
We also specialize in these same categories for these authors -- Jack London, Wallace Stegner, and Stephen King. Other specialties include Western Americana, books on California and the West, Photography books, books on Japan, China, and the Orient, and Armed Services Editions. The latter are vintage paperbacks issued to American GIs from 1943 to 1947. They are comprised of mysteries, Westerns, science fiction and fantasy, mainstream fiction, historical novels, science, poetry, adventure stories, and more.
Within our field of modern first editions, we also sell related film memorabilia Thus, we sell film posters, lobby card sets, pressbooks, stills, scripts, etc. for films made from the works of authors we carry such as John Steinbeck, Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Raymond Chandler, Zane Grey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Stephen King, Edward Abbey, Anne Rice, and many others.
[JackLondon] London, Jack. Martin Eden. NY, Macmillan, Sept. 1909, first edition. Frontispiece by The Kinneys.Front hinge barely starting, else very good.JD1679
London, Jack. Dutch Courage And Other Stories. NY,Macmillan, 1922, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Oneof 4,348 copies, frontispiece of a young Jack London, thebook is illustrated by G. M. Richards, interestingly, the jacket indicates that the book is aimed at ages 12-15. Book fore edge soiled, else a very solid copy while the jackethas uniform soiling, small chipping at edges, and the front flap is oddly cut, not affecting text. JD1408