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201 Francombe, Leona The Sage of Waterloo [Advance Uncorrected Manuscript]
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2015 0393246914 / 9780393246919 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 224 pages; [Advance Uncorrected Manuscript] Smaller trade size paperback in plain white wraps with titles lettered to cover and spine in black. 224 pp. Superficial browser/reader crease to spine. Covers sharp and fresh. By appearance closer to the traditional Galley advance than the ususal Advance Reader format more commonly seen. VG++ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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202 Frank Forester appendix by Harry Worcester Smith The Hitchcock Edition Of Frank Forester [Sporting Novels, complete in 4 Volumes]: The Warwick Woodlands, My Shooting Box, The Quorndon Hounds, The Deerstalkers
New York The Derrydale Press 1930 Limited edtion Hardcovers in slipcase Very Good 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 4 volume set in original slipcase. Limited edition, #349 of 750 copies printed. Uniformly bound in ribbed, royal blue cloth; gilt and black title bands to spine rubbed and largely effaced - as is usually seen in this edition. Contents bright and fresh, printed on laid paper and embellished with several engraved illustrations in each volume. Mild bumping to the lower front corners each volume. Slipcase is worn with partial splits to lower joints and paper rubbed from the surfaces of the open end. Books are VG or better though with the usual loss of detail to spine titles; slipcase fair to Good only. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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203 Frank, Grace Rutebeuf; Le Miracle De Theophile- Miracle Du XIII Siecle
Paris Honore Champion 1967 Wraps Very Good+ 
French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 44 pages; 1967 Honore Champion. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy. Evidence only of casual perusal. Prior owner's small name stamp to the bottom edge of the front end page; VG+ 
Price: 8.00 USD
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204 Frappier, Jean Amour Courtois Et Table Ronde
Geneva, Switzerland Librairie Droz 1973 Wraps Very Good 
Publications Romanes Et Francaises; French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; 1973 Librairie Droz. In original printed wraps. Solid, snug and clean. A touch of mild reader creasing to the spine. University Language Dept's small ownership stamp to the front and rear end pages. Attractive and neat. VG 
Price: 50.00 USD
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205 Frappier, Jean Chrétien de Troyes et le Mythe du Graal.
Paris Sedes 1972 Second Edition Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1972 Sedes Paperback in glossy typographic covers. Solid clean copy. Mild reader creasing to spine. Titles at spine sunfaded but legible. Small ownership ink stamp of a University Language Dept to front and rear endpages. Text clean and unmarked. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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206 Freeman, Devery Father Sky
New York William Morrow & Company 1979 0688035574 / 9780688035570 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $9.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Trace shelf evidence to jacket edges and superficial toning to whits of jacket design at panel edges. Mild fading to the gray paper covered boards along the top edge. Snug copy feels unread. Uncommon in condition. VG++/VG++ or better 
Price: 65.00 USD
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207 Frost, Robert and Edward C. Lathem (Ed) and Rudolph Ruzicka (Designer) The Poetry of Robert Frost; 2 Volumes
Barre, MA Imprint Society 1971 0876360134 / 9780876360132 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Ruzicka Signed by Illustrator
Relief paper silhouette; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 volumes, complete. HC in patterned paper boards and attractive heavy weave gray linen spines. Gilt title and bordered spines. Tight bright and fresh. With frontis silhouette portrait of Frost by relief pressure print. No marks other than the deigner and illustrator's signature on the limitation page at rear of Vol 2. Limited to 1950 copies; this example out of sequence and not numbered but with Ruzika signature on the limitation page. Both volumes very fresh with just a whisper of shelf evidence to tips and some trace dust spotting to page block edges. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 57.95 USD
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208 Fuentes, Carlos & E Shaskan Bumas & Alejandro Branger (Trans. ) Vlad
Champaign IL Dalkey Archive Press 2012 1564787796 / 9781564787798 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages; 1st printing. Immaculate unread copy in pristine dust jacket. As new. F/F 
Price: 20.00 USD
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209 Gale, Robert L Characters and Plots in the Fiction of Graham Greene
Jefferson, NC McFarland & Company, Inc. , Publishers 2006 0786427205 / 9780786427208 Paperback Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 353 pages; Larger trade sized paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Snugly bound with fresh neat contents. But with ex-library indications limited to light attachments to endpages. Mild shelf evidence to cover edges. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 25.00 USD
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210 Gardner, John The Art of Fiction Notes on the Craft for Young Writers
New York Alfred A Knopf Inc 1984 0394504690 / 9780394504698 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages; Bright tight and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread; no marks. Just a hint of toning to the spine of the unlaminated cream colored dust jacket. All else as new. F/NF 
Price: 27.50 USD
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211 Gardner, John The Life and Times of Chaucer
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original illustrated dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly toned and soiled at spine panel. VG+/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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212 Gardner, John; Catherine Kanner, (Illus. ) Vlemk the Box-Painter
Northridge, CA Lord John Press 1979 Limited Edition Leather Very Good+ Illustrated by Catherine Kanner Signed by Author
Leatherbound Signed Edition with Drawing, #47 of 100; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; Limited 1st edition, one of the first 100 signed and numbered copies with an original full-page drawing by Gardner. Bound in full leather with gilt to cover and title in blind to spine. Superb copy; bright tight and fresh. Numer 47 of 100. Fine. Letterpress printed on Curtis rag Whitewove. Plates made and printed by Grant Dahlstrom, The Castle Press. Binding designed by Grant Dahlstrom. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 200.00 USD
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213 Gardner, Martin and Lewis Carroll The Snark Puzzle Book
Buffalo, NY Prometheus Books 1990 0879755830 / 9780879755836 reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages; Square, tight and fresh in immaculate pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Illustrated with B&W drawings. F/F 
Price: 11.80 USD
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214 Garnett, David and R. A. Garnett (Illust. ) Lady Into Fox
London Chatto & Windus 1922 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 91 pages; 2nd impression of the original edition. Soundly bound in original patterned black and light red colored cloth with paper title label at spine. The original pictorial dust jacket survives in the front and rear panels and flaps but lacking the whole of the spine panel. Cloth rubbed and worn at spine ends and a little less so at corners. Paper label at spine a little soiled and toned. Prior owner's engraved bookplate mounted to front pastedown. Dust jacket rubbed at edges with a few shallow chips at edges; surface of rear panel has several archivally mended, long closed tears with only minimal loss to the printed contents of the publisher's catalog advertisement. Laid in at rear is a 2nd or replacement/binding paper title label identical to the spine label. Early - 2nd printing with dust jacket missing spine panel. Early copies in jacket are uncommon. VG-/Fair 
Price: 75.00 USD
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215 Gaskell, Elizabeth Cranford, A Tale Everyman's Library [Turnbull & Spears, 1908]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1908 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 255 pages; Everyman's Library. March 1908 printing, 3rd Everyman's printing following the intial 1906 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Turnbull & Spears at front. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Cloth a little sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Prior owner name and 1910 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. 3rd printing of the Everyman edition. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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216 Gerard, Louise The Strange Young Man
New York The Macaulay Company 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages; In publisher's tan cloth with title lettering in red to cover and spine. Lush, mannered dust jacket illustration design in color. Book is sound and clean with just prior owner notation in pencil to the front endpage. Dust jacket is rubbed and lightly nicked at edges with a few short closed tears and two very small chips. A short closed snag to the jacket's spine panel with no loss of surface; front flap price clipped. One of Gerard's harder to find titles, especially so in dust jacket. VG+/VG- 
Price: 125.00 USD
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217 Gibbon, Charles Robin Gray
New York Harper & Brothers 1873 First American Edition 3/4 leather Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; #389 in Harper's series - "Library of Select Novels". Handsomely bound in 3/4 morocco and fuscia linene cloth boards.Original wraps bound in. Harper's catalog ad for titles in the series lists 387 titles. Text printed in two columns. Mild shelf rub to leather at spine ends and corners; leather a trifle darkened at spine. A very well preserved copy in a handsome binding. Scarce in early copies. VG+ 
Price: 85.00 USD
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218 Gibbon, Perceval Salvator
Ny, NY Doubleday, Page 1909 First edition. 20 cm Hard cover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 324 pages; Doubleday Page HC. 1st printing. In original light green, ribbed cloth; decorative borders to cover and spine stamped in blind. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Square snug copy with just superficial handling/shelf rub at edges. Corners slightly bumped. Light foxing to front edge of page block. Solid neat copy; VG Scarce 
Price: 40.00 USD
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219 Gilchrist, Ellen In the Land of Dreamy Dreams
Boston Little Brown & Co 1985 0316313041 / 9780316313049 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages; Signed by Gilchrist on the title page. The first edition of the Little brown reissue of Gilchrist's 1st work of fiction originally published by the Univ. Of Arkansas press in 1981. Tight bright and neat in a crisp clean dust jacket. Jacket with trace shelf rub at edges; slightly misaligned over the spine when issued. From Jere Real's collection of signed and inscribed modern literature. Real was a professor of film and literature at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.50 USD
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220 Gilchrist, Ellen The Annunciation
Boston Little, Brown 1983 0316313025 / 9780316313025 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 353 pages; Inscribed by Gilchrist on the front endpage without personalization: "All Good Wishes // Ellen // March 3, 1987". Snug bright and neat in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $14.95 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Trace shelf rub to jacket at spine ends and tips. From Jere Real's collection of signed and inscribed modern literature. Real was a professor of film and literature at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. NF/VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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