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ORWELL: 1984.
First British edition of 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' by George Orwell, 1949.
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KING: CARRIE, 1974.
First edition of 'Carrie' by Stephen King, 1974.
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HOMAGE TO CATALONIA, 1952.
First US edition (1952) of 'Homage to Catalonia' by George Orwell, first published in 1938.
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SCARLET LETTER, 1850.
Title-page of the first edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter,' Boston, Massachusetts, 1850.
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NAZI LITERATURE, 1938.
'Werk und Mensch,' by Hermann Goerring, and 'Mein Kampf,' by Adolf Hitler. Photographed 1938.
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WIZARD OF OZ, 1900.
'The Tinsmiths worked for three days and four nights.' Illustration by W.W. Denslow for the first edition of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' by L. Frank Baum, 1900.
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0268214
OF HUMAN BONDAGE, 1915.
First edition of 'Of Human Bondage' by W. Somerset Maugham, 1915.
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JONATHAN SWIFT: LILLIPUT.
Map of Lilliput from the first edition of Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels,' London, 1726.
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WIZARD OF OZ, 1900.
'Permit me to introduce to you her Majesty, the Queen.' Illustration by W.W. Denslow for the first edition of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' by L. Frank Baum, 1900.
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0115401
HENRY MILLER (1891-1980).
Cover of the first edition of Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer,' published by Obelisk Press in Paris, France, 1934, not to be imported into Great Britain or U.S.A.
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0268594
WOLFE: LOOK HOMEWARD.
Front cover of the first edition of Thomas Wolfe's novel 'Look Homeward, Angel,' 1929.
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0408790
WIZARD OF OZ, 1900.
'You must be a great sorceress.' Illustration by W.W. Denslow for the first edition of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' by L. Frank Baum, 1900.
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0063608
JOSEPH PRIESTLEY (1733-1804).
English cleric and chemist. Title page of the first edition of volume 1 of Joseph Priestley's 'Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air,' in which his famous experiments, including the discovery of oxygen and some of its properties, are related. London, England, 1774.
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NOAH WEBSTER (1758-1843).
American lexicographer and author. Title page of the first edition of Noah Webster's 'Speller,' 1783.
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0069563
ANTOINE LAURENT LAVOISIER
(1743-1794). Title page of the first edition of his 'Genera Plantarum,' Paris, France, 1789. The basis, with the work of Carolus Linnaeus, of modern natural classification of plants.
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PLANCK: QUANTUM THEORY.
The first page of Max Planck's celebrated announcement of the Quantum Theory, 'Zur Theorie des Gesetzes der Energieverteilung im Normalspectrum,' in 'Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalishen Gesellschaft,' Leipzig, Germany, 1900.
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0014313
LUTHERAN BIBLE, 1522.
Title page of the first edition of Martin Luther's German translation of the New Testament (the 'September Bibel'), Wittenberg, Germany, 1522.
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0044383
OTTO von GUERICKE, 1672.
Frontispiece to the first edition of Otto von Guericke's 'Experimenta Nova,' Amsterdam, 1672.
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0069319
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
(1813-1855). Danish philosopher. Title page of the first edition of his 'Enten-Eller' (Either-Or), Copenhagen, Denmark, 1843.
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0042822
ROUSSEAU: SOCIAL CONTRACT.
Title page of the first edition of Jean Jacques Rousseau's 'The Social Contract,' Amsterdam, 1762.
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BAUM: THE WIZARD OF OZ.
Drawing by William Wallace Denslow from the first edition of L. Frank Baum's 'The Wizard of Oz,' 1900.
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0058915
CAMERARIUS: TITLE PAGE, 1694.
Title page of the first edition of Rudolph Jacob Camerarius' "De Sexu Plantarum," Tübingen, Germany 1694. Experimental proof of the sexual characteristics of plants, that viable seeds cannot be formed withour pollen.
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RICHARDSON: CLARISSA.
Title page of the first volume of the first edition of Samuel Richardson's Clarissa, London, England, 1748.
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0045786
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, 1726.
Title page of the first edition of Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels,' London, England, 1726.
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0003191
SHAKESPEARE: FOLIO, 1623.
'Comedies, Histories and Tragedies,' by William Shakespeare. First folio edition, published at London, England, 1623, by Iaggard and Blount.
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0048955
MERCHANT OF VENICE.
Title page of the first publication in quarto, 1600, of William Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'.
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0058410
BEETHOVEN: FIDELIO, 1805.
Title page of the first edition of Ludwig van Beethoven's opera 'Fidelio,' with a libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner, Vienna, Austria, 1805.
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0042537
CLEMENS: TOM SAWYER.
Frontispiece engraving for the first edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 1876.
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0058628
JAMES BOSWELL (1740-1795).
Scottish lawyer and writer. Title page of the first edition of the first volume of James Boswell's 'Life of Samuel Johnson,' London, 1791.
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0015334
WILLIAM LANGLAND
(1330-1400). English poet. Title page of the first printed edition of his 'Vision of Piers Plowman,' 1550.
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0267708
RICHARD WRIGHT: NATIVE SON.
First edition of 'Native Son' by Richard Wright, 1940.
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0069489
WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
(1775-1864). English writer. Title page of the first edition of Walter Savage Landor's 'Pericles and Aspasia,' London, England, 1836.
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H.G. WELLS: MEN IN THE MOON.
Illustration from the first edition of 'The First Men in the Moon,' 1901, by H.G. Wells.
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0070803
MARIN MERSENNE (1588-1648).
French musician, mathematician, natural philosopher. Title page of the first edition of Marin Mersenne's 'Harmonie Universelle.' Paris, France, 1636-37.
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0067795
COLERIDGE TITLE-PAGE, 1816.
Title-page of the first edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 'Christabel,' London, 1816.
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GOGOL: DEAD SOULS, 1842.
Title page to the first edition of Nikolai Gogol's 'Dead Souls,' 1842.
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0005299
DICKENS: OLIVER TWIST.
'Oliver claimed by his Affectionate Friends.' Etching by George Cruikshank to the first edition, 1837-38.
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0267763
PASSAGE TO INDIA, 1924.
First edition of 'A Passage to India' by E.M. Forster, 1924.
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0051489
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, 1726.
Map of Brobdingnag from the first edition of Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels,' London, England, 1726.
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HOOKE'S MICROGRAPHIA.
Title-page of the first edition of Robert Hooke's 'Micrographia,' London, 1665, an early landmark in microscopy containing the first illustration of cells.
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