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241 Halvorson, Marilyn Hold On, Geronimo
New York Delacorte Press 1988 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
1988 Delacorte press HC/DJ 1st printing with complete 1-10 number line. Square sound copy; no marks. Light handling wear to dj edges. VG+/VG; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; 1988 Delacorte press HC/DJ 1st printing with complete 1-10 number line. Square sound copy; no marks. Light handling wear to DJ edges. VG+/VG 
Price: 9.00 USD
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242 Hamill, Katherine B. A Flower of Monterey; A Romance of the Californias
Boston The Page Company 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
341 pages; 1921 Page & Co HC 1st edition. Original blue cloth; titles and decorative vignetting in gilt to cover and spine. Color frontis and ilustrated endpages. Sound and neat. Mild shelf rub at spine end corners; spine slightly cocked. Gift inscription neatly penned front endpage. VG- 
Price: 7.00 USD
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243 Hamsun, Knut Growth of the Soil [In Two Volumes]
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1921 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 580 pages; HC 2 volumes, complete. 1st US edition. Snugly bound in matched original blue cloth with decorative title designs in red and green to cover and spine. With Knopf's 1921 imprint dates to title pages and ads to front matter heralding the upcoming 1921 publication of "Pan". Light crimping and just mild shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Title designs just a little dulled at spines. Publisher's orange color top stain lightly faded; front and bottom edges deckled and untrimmed. Solid and attractive 1st US edition of the novel which is credited for Hamsun's 1920 Nobel Prize for Literature. VG copy. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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244 Hardy, Thomas The Mayor of Casterbridge (Modern Library)
New York Boni & Liveright 1917 First Edition Flexible cloth Very Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 318 pages; 1st Modern Library edition. Snugly bound in original flexible pebbled green cloth. Toledano binding type 1, with Catalog 2 of only 18 titles on the verso of the half-title page. Marbled endpages. Mild stress rubbing to cloth at spine ends and trivial bumping to corners. Expected mild toning to page stock. Light storage tap top edge of the page block has imparted a superficial, tiny corner crease to about 15 pages mid-book. A solid and neat example of the 1st ML edition; uncommon thus. VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
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245 Hare, Tom The Author's Portrait -- O, could he but have drawn his Wit: Exhibition Catalog
Princeton Princeton University Library 2010 First Edition Paperback Fine 
Color reproductions; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 109 pages; Oversize paperback in stiff, color illuistrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Unread copy feels and appears as new. Illustrated with offset lithograph reproductions of portraits from the Princeton hosted exhibition. Event invitation card laid in. Fine copy 
Price: 17.50 USD
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246 Harrington, Evans The Prisoners
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; Signed by Harrington on the half-title page. Bright, snug and very neat in a sharp edged dust with $3.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Mild toning to the whites of the jacket's graphics and a tiny edge nick top rear panel. Just trace shelf rubbing to jacket edges. An uncommon title, especially so in condition and signed by author. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 USD
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247 Harrison, Jim Republican Wives, a Novella
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages; [SIGNED] 2005 Atlantic Monthly Press. Special limited edition for distribution to the trade, issued in celebration of the then forthcoming Harrison collection - "The Summer He Didn't Die" in which this novella is collected. Issued in an edition of 1000 with a much smaller, unspecified number issued in signed examples. Signed by Harrison on a leaf tipped in at front by the publisher. Issued sans DJ in brick red cloth with titles in gitl to upper board and spine untitled as issued. Tightly bound and fresh with just a whisper of shelf evidence to board surfaces. NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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248 Harrison, Jim Returning to Earth [Signed Limited Edition]
New York Grove Press 2007 0802118437 / 9780802118431 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover in slipcase New with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; [SIGNED] 2007 Grove Press. Specially printed and bound, limited edition first printing, signed by Harrison and numbered 125 of 250 copies printed. Bound in purple cloth and housed in publisher's matching purple cloth slipcase. New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 295.00 USD
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249 Harrison, Jim True North
New York Grove Press 2004 0802117732 / 9780802117731 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 388 pages; Superb unread copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $24 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Handsome fresh copy; about as new. F/F 
Price: 25.00 USD
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250 Harte, Bret In a Hollow of the Hills
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1895 1404310266 / 9781404310261 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 210 pages; 1895 Houghton Mifflin HC 1st edition. Brown cloth gilt blocked titles spine and black ruled and titled cover board. Square, tight and generally quite neat. Touch dulled spine and mild bump corners. Sound attractive 1st ed copy. VG+ 
Price: 33.50 USD
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251 Harte, Bret Under the Redwoods
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
The Works of Bret Harte, Volume 10; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 334 pages; 1901 Houghton Mifflin HC heavy olive cloth gilt stamped spine and black ruled and blocked cover. 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean. Spine cocked; very mild touch of bumbing upper corners. No rub or fray. Very attractive 1st ed copy VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
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252 Hawthorne, Julian Kildhurm's Oak
New York A. L. Burt 1888 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 219 pages; HC in publisher's decorative brick-red cloth with floral stamping over boards; title in gilt to spine. 1st edition. Square, sound and neat. Light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends with mild nicks and fray at crown. Corners just a little bumped; a small half-dime sized spot of mottling to the clot at the front edge ot the rear board. Sound and clean, save for the removed rear endpage, though with a stub remaining and the rear joint still solid. VG- to VG 
Price: 225.00 USD
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253 Hawthorne, Julian. Kildhurm's Oak [With], A Strange Friend
New York A. L. Burt, Publisher 1889 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages; [1889] A. L. Burt. HC 1st U. S. Edition in book form. Two stories bound in one volume. Bound in terra cotta colored cloth with vegetative pictorial design stamped in black to cover and spine with gilt title lettering at spine. Snug, clean copy has light crimp and just quite mild fray to cloth at spine ends. Lower front corners a little bumped with mild abrasion. Expected light toning to the paper stock. Pages [221-223] are Burt catalog ads. The series of "Popular American Novels" of which this is one is advertised with a list facing the title page. VG 
Price: 225.00 USD
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254 Hazlitt, William Lectures On The Dramatic Literature Of The Age Of Elizabeth, [Together With] Characters of Shakspeare's Plays
New York Wiley & Putnam 1845 1/2 leather Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 447 pages; Two volumes bound as one, with separate title pages and pagination; 218 & 229 pp. Soundly bound and neat in period binding of polished black calf with marbled paper covered boards. Light rubbing to leather at edges with several very small surface nicks from the leather at spine. A pair of mild yawns between signatures or endpages in the binding together of these two works. Several prior ownership names in manuscript at front. VG- 
Price: 69.50 USD
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255 Hearn, Lafcadio Kotto, Being Japanese Curios with Sundry Cobwebs
New York MacMillan 1902 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
Woodcuts and lithographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages; 1902 MacMillan. HC 1st edition, 1st state. In publisher's decorative pictorial olive green cloth. Pictorial elements to cover and spine in gold, black and forest green. Single black rule border to cover board. 1st issue/state with pictorial overlay on title page misprinted upside down. Generally neat and sound with mild shelf soiling to boards and light foxing to the recto of the frontis photo illustration. Top edge gilt; untrimmed front edge with some several pages opened a little roughly. Prior owner's large engraved pictorial bookplate to front pastedown, partailly atop a small morocco bookplate. An unexplained small ink stamp to the rear pastedown - "General Literature" - but otherwise clean and unmarked. Light crimping to cloth at crwon of the spine; one or two mild gaps between signature in the internals. Illustrated with woodcut impressions in-text and lithographs on glossy stock. Uncommon 1st state. VG- 
Price: 95.00 USD
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256 Heatter, Basil The Dim View; A Novel
New York Farrar, Straus & Co. ; Boar's Head Books 1946 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 256 pages; Square, snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with just mild handling evidence at edges including a pair of short closed tears to the top edge of the front panel. VG++/VG+ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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257 Helser, Albert D. and Franz Boas (Foreword) and Oliver Whitwell Wilson (Illust. ) African Stories
New York Fleming H. Revell 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; HC in publisher's decorative, pictorial cloth binding. 1st edition. Rust brown cloth with title lettering and borders stamped in black and an orange and black pictorial vignette to the cover board. Snug, bright and neat. Prior owner name neatly penciled to front endpage. Illustrated from woodcuts by Wilson; foreword by Boas. Bright and attractive; uncommon thus. VG++ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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258 Hempel, Amy Reasons to Live
New York Knopf 1985 0394539931 / 9780394539935 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 129 pages; 1985 Knopf. HC/DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Solid snug copy in original crisp edged dust jacket w/ publisher's $11.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Light toning to flap edges; light dust spotting to page block edges. Spine slightly cocked. Snug and bright. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 49.50 USD
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259 Hempel, Amy Tumble Home; A Novella and Short Stories
New York Scribner 1997 0684833751 / 9780684833750 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; 1st printing. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $21 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Feels and appears unread and about as new. NF/NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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260 Hergesheimer, Joseph Cytherea
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1922 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 371 pages; HC in brick red cloth with titles mounted to spine. Limited, large paper number edition; numbered 257 of 270 signed editions. A bright, snug and neat copy. Trace scuff/abrasion from removed bookplate to front paste down. Small surname stamp in the gutter of the dedication page. Pages unopened top edge. VG to VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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