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121 Chevalier, Tracy Girl With a Pearl Earring
New York Dutton 2000 052594527X / 9780525945277 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 letter line on copyright page and publisher's $21.95 issue price intact to unclipped front jacket flap. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp and uniformly bright dust jacket. Superb copy. Signed by Chevalier and dated "14 January 2001 // Washington DC" on the title page. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 90.00 USD
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122 Chute, Marchette Gaylord Shakespeare of London
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1988 Leather Near Fine 
B&W Map and Color Frontis; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 395 pages; Bound in full dark brown leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Gilt edge lightly rubbed at bottom edge of text block. Lovely copy. Aside from rubbing to gilt at bottom edge - feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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123 Clark, Roy Benjamin William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,
New York Russell & Russell 1967 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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124 Clouard, Henri Histoire De La Litterature Francaise, Du Symbolisme a Nos Jours 1885-1960: Two Volumes, Complete
Paris Albin Michel, Editeur 1962 Wraps Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1335 pages; In publisher's title lettered card stock covers. Bright clean copies; no marks. Expected mild toning to page stock . Volume I has some mild evidence of prior regluing of covers over spine. Bright supple set. VG- to VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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125 Cluzel, I M; L. Pressouyre; J. D. Mouzat La Poesie Lyrique Doil Les Origines Et Les Premiers Trouveres
Paris A G Nizet 1969 Second Edition Wraps Very Good+ 
French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; 1969 Nizet. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Appears unread. Mild fading to titles at spine. VG++ 
Price: 12.00 USD
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126 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Essays & Lectures on Shakespeare & Some other Old Poets & Dramatists Everyman's Library [Printed by Turnbull & Spears, 1907]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1907 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 479 pages; Everyman's Library. March 1906 printing, 2nd after the intial 1905 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Richard Clay & Sons at front and rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Brick red cloth is universally bright across all surfaces. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1907 purchase date penned neatly to blank front endpage. Considerably nicer than usually seen example from the first years of the Everyman series. 2nd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 80] VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
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127 Collins, Wilkie The Fallen Leaves
Leipzig Bernhard Tauchnitz 1879 1/4 leather Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 289 & 276 pages; Very uncommon Tauchnitz published edition, issued concurrently with the Chatto London edition. 2 vols in 1. Bound in 1/4 red leather with marbled paper covered boards. Spine slightly cocked; spine edges and surfaces of raised bands are lightly rubbed. Marbled paper boards lightly rubbed corners. Binding firm and enpages neat. Silk bookmark sewn in. Chatto & Windus published the work in 3 vols, 1879; Tauchnitz in 2 vol edition simultaneously. Tauchnitz, who was a personal friend of Collins, was an important publisher of English literary works "on the continent. " At a time when piracy was common Tauchnitz undertook to purchase from the author the publishing rights for his work outside of England and America. Thus the great majority of his publications bear the imprint on either title page or verso of being a "Copyright edition". His publication of important literary works were often concurrent with and sometime prior to London publication dates. This example of this difficult to find Collins title is VG- 
Price: 150.00 USD
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128 Collins, Wilkie The Moonstone; a Novel.
New York Harper & Brothers 1868 First American Edition 1/2 leather Very Good+ 
Woodcut Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Handsomely rebound in 1/2 morocco and silk covered boards. Title lettering tooled to spine in gilt. 4 pages of Harper ads at front, including a 2 page catalo of Harper's "Library of Select Novels." Text in 2 columns; illustrated with numerous woodcut engravings. Expected light uniform toning to page stock along with the occasional spot of mild soiling. Externally in a handsome and Fine rebinding with contents VG+. A cornerstone of the mystery genre one one of Collins' finest novels. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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129 Compton-Burnett, I. Bullivant and the Lambs
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1948 B0006ARL5Q First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; Snug and very neat in original title-lettered dust jacket; front flap corner clipped but retaining the publisher's $3.00 issue price. Slight shelf wear to jacket spine ends and light toning to the unlaminated cream background areas of the jacket. Just slightly shelf-cocked in the spine; superficial shelf bump to lower front corners of the boards. VG++/VG++ 
Price: 49.50 USD
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130 Coppard, A. E. Fares Please! An Omnibus; Containing the Stories in the Volumes: - 'The Black Dog,' 'The Field of Mustard' and 'Silver Circus.'
London Jonathan Cape 1931 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 880 pages; 1st printing of this omnibus edition containing all the stories from three earlier collections, The Black Dog, The Field of Mustard, and Silver Circus. Publisher's yellow cloth with title design stamped in red to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean, with no marks. Cloth sunned and toning to spine with some brittleness observed with flaking to the spine ends. Contents snug, clean and supple. Fresh mylar cover added to preserve still attractive appearance. Good plus 
Price: 20.00 USD
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131 Corneille, Pierre; Jacques Scherer Rodogune; Tragédie
Paris Droz 1946 Second Printing Wraps Very Good+ 
Édition Critique Publiée Par Jacques Scherer, French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; 1946 Droz. Paperback in original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Appears unread with unopened pages. Expected light toning to cover wraps. VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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132 Cotton, Michelle L. & Herbert A. Wisbey Mark Twain's Elmira 1870-1910
Elmira, NY Chemung County Historical Society 1985 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Photographs, maps & facsimile; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize paperback in heavy card stock pictorial covers. Tight fresh copy with just superficial fading to covers at edges. Illustrated with Photographs, maps & facsimile manuscript. Nice copy. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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133 Crapsey, Algernon Sidney The Greater Love
New York Abbey Press 1902 First Edition Hard cover Very Good- 
Very good. No dust jacket. ; 453 pages; Square and sound. Original heavy blue cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Light shelf evidence/rub to edges and corners. Binding sound but a little shaken. Prior owner inscription and 1902 date on front endpg. Uncommon turn of the century fiction. VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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134 Crawford, F. Marion Casa Braccio [2 Volume Set, Complete]
New York MacMillan and Co 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 666 pages; 2 volume set. 1st edition. Uniformly bound in publisher's green linen with titles and designs brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis plates and plates in text, by A. Castaigne. Volume 2 is just slightly cocked in the spine. Light shelf evidence at edges. Prior ownership inside front cover both volumes. A bright and attractive example. VG to VG+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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135 Crawford, F. Marion Taquisara
New York MacMillan 1896 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 623 pages; 1st American edition. Original heavy yellow cloth with title designs in maroon and gilt. Tile lettering rubbed abd moderately dulled at spine. Soundly bound and unmarked but with spines of both volumes lightly cocked. Light dust spotting/shelf soiling to board edges both vols. Uncommon 1st edition. VG- 
Price: 45.00 USD
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136 Crawford, Robert Scotlands Books; The Penguin History Of Scottish Literature
Penguin UK 2007 0140299408 / 9780140299403 Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 800 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight, bright and exceptionally fresh; unread and unused copy. Fine or as new 
Price: 12.50 USD
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137 Croft-Cooke, Rupert Another Sun, Another Home
New York Henry Holt 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st American edition. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Drip splotching to publisher's red color topstain. A little shaken in the spine. Dust jacket missing a silver dollar-size swath from the top edge of the rear panel, with several smaller chips out along the edges and light to moderate rubbing at the spine and flap fold edges. General light toning to the jacket panels and title lettering a little dulled at spine panel. VG-/G+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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138 Croft-Cooke, Rupert Escape To The Andes
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Scarce. Ex lending library copy. Dust jacklet complete and generally bright though the flaps are firmly glued to the pastedowns. Soundly bound and generally decent. Two different rental library stamps to front flyleaf and the remanant of another label to the front pastedown. The whole dust jacket had been laid down on an underlayment of brown paper and then glued to the pastedowns. Boards have pictorial design matching the pictorial elements of the jacket. Shelf rub to the upper and lower board edges. Jacket rubbed at edges and a little to surfaces. Fresh mylar cover laid over the jacket. Uncommon early work by Croft-Cooke is dedicated to "Bosie" Alfred Douglas. G+/G+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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139 Crothers, Samuel McChord Ralph Waldo Emerson; How to Know Him
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 234 pages; Presumed 1st edition. Snugly bound and neat in original dust jacket. Publisher's brown cloth with title lettering and border ruling in black; cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Cream white dust jacket with photo of Emerson's home and title lettering to cover panel. Jacket with light general shelf soiling and mild toning; missing shallow chips from vase of spine panel and lower front corner of the cover panel. Uncommon in jacket. VG+/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
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140 Croy, Homer Caught!
New York Harper and Brothers 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Solid, clean copy in the scarce original dust jacket. Black cloth wit decorative title lettering in green; lettering at spine dulled. Boldly illustrated dust jacket is missing a 1 x 1.5" triangular chip along the lower edge of the front panel with smaller shallow chips out at spine ends and edges. Cream background color of spine panel is toned as if a little smoked. Prior ownership in pencil to front endpage; small shallow chip to cloth at crown. Solid dust jacketed copy and scarce thus. VG/G+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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