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281 Huston, McCready The Saving Grace
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front flyleaf, dated Philadelphia, 1954. Dust jacket missing a 2 inch piece from the tail of the spine with a pair of long closed tears to the rear panel extending from the chip area. Cloth sunned and lightly toned to the area exposed by the missing chip from the jacket. Front flap of the jacket price clipped. Prior owner name penned neatly to the front endpage underneath the front flap. Snugly bound and very neat in light to moderately worn dust jacket. Scarce, especially in signed copies. VG+/G++ ; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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282 Ibsen, Henrik and John Gassner (Intro. ) and Fredrik Matheson Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1979 Leather Fine Illustrated by Fredrik Matheson 
Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 325 pages; Bound in full slate gray leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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283 Irving, John In One Person
New York Simon & Schuster 2012 1451664125 / 9781451664126 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; 1st printing. Irving's signature on a publisher provided plate mounted to the title page. Small oval bookstore label "Politics & Prose Signed by the Author" is attacjed to the front jacket panel. Mild shelf bump to base of spine with a trivial abrasion to the binding material. Jacket is crisp edged and uniformly bright. Feels unread. VG+/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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284 Irving, Washington The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman: Van Tassel Edition
New York G P Putnam's Sons At the Knickerbocker Press 1899 reprint Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 609 pages; The Van Tassel edition was a deluxe edition prepared by Putnam's that went through several printings in the late 19th century. Two volume HC set handsomely bound in cream colored cloth with beveled board edges and ornate gilt and blue border and center designs to cover boards and spines. Top edges gilt; other edges untrimmed. Printed on heavy paper with decorative design of green and red foliated borders on each page. Tissue guarded plates from illustrations by Rackham, Darley and many others. Cream cloth a little grubby/shelf soiled. Cloth lightly rubbed at board edges; spines a little toned. Chief among the flaws is a title page in Vol II that is partially cracked in the gutter and almost detached, apparently the result of stiffened glue from the tipped in tissue guard. A few superficial yawns in the internal binings between signatures, Still attractive and sound save for the unfortunate nearly loose title page in Vol II. G++ or better. ... Oversize book set willrequire additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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285 Irving, Washington & Ernest Rhys (intro.) Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent; Everyman's Library [1908]
London & New York J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton 1908 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 368 pages; Everyman's Library. June 1908 printing, 2nd Everyman's printing following the intial 1906 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Temple Printers at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed rust brown 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. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1910 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. 2nd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 181] VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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286 Irwin, Violet Mary The Shaman's Revenge Based on the Arctic Diaries of Vilhjalmur Stefansson
Toronto The Macmillan Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Geoffrey Grier Signed by Author
frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; Signed by author. Publisher's green cloth with black title and image on cover. Original pictorial dust jacket has a long closed tear starting at the crown and running across the front panel. A shorter closed tear across the spine panel. Jacket rubbed edges and surfaces and with shallow chips along the edges. Light shelf soiling to the whites of the jacket design. Contents clean and bright; binding solid. Signed boldly by the author to the half title page. VG/G; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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287 Ishiguro, Kazuo The Unconsoled
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0679404252 / 9780679404255 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 535 pages; Stout HC/DJ signed by the Nobel prize winner on the title page. 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright, snug and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $25 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. NF/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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288 James, Henry The Reverberator
New York MacMillan and Company 1888 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 229 pages; HC in publisher's navy blue cloth with decorative border top edge of cover and spine brightly in gilt; title lettering at spine vivid and fresh. 1st American edition, single volume. Internals very neat with sharp, black lining endpapers, unmarred. Light damp mottling to cloth along the lower edge of the cover board. Cloth just slightly rubbed through at corner tips. Prior owner name penned neatly to corner of half-title. Solid and bright 1st American edition, issued in 3000 copies. VG ... BAL 10583. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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289 James, Henry and Colleen Browning The Portrait of a Lady
Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1978 Leather Fine Illustrated by Colleen Browning 
Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Ever Written; Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 516 pages; Bound in full brick red leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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290 James, Rhys and John Gincano (Drawings) Worth Remembering
New York Longmans, Green and Company 1933 Second Printing Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 423 pages; HC in publisher's light orange cloth with decorative, pictorial title lettering in brown to cover and spine. Soundly bound copy with light to moderate sunning to spine and light rub through to cloth at corners. Cloth at spine thin and a little frayed; mild shelf soiling to cloth boards. Prior owner name penned neatly to front and rear endpages. G++ 
Price: 14.95 USD
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291 Jameson, Storm Love in Winter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1935 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages; Soundly bound in original rust orange colored cloth with decorative titles in teal and brown to spine. Binding a bit shelf cocked in the spine. Cloth moderately sun faded at spine but with titles still bright. Light general shelf soiling to board surfaces. Sound decent copy lacking dust jacket. G+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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292 Jameson, [Margaret] Storm Company Parade
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages; Soundly bound HC in original blue cloth with decorative title lettering design in red & blue to spine. Cloth sunned and faded to spine but with title lettering still bright. Lacking dust jacket and with cloth faded at spine but generally about VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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293 Jasinski, Rene; Racine Vers Le Vrai Racine; Volumes I & II
Paris Librairie Armand Colin 1958 Wraps Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1229 pages; 1958 Lib Armand Colin. 2 Volumes, complete. Paperback bindings in original printed wraps. Solid clean copies; no marks. Some light shelf rub to edges. Prior owner bookplate detached inside rear cover, with light glue residue remaining. About VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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294 Jean-Aubry, G. and Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad: Life and Letters [Complete in 2 Volumes]
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1927 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 715 pages; 2 volume set in original slipcase with pictorial title label. Solid and clean volumes with just light toning to spine panels. Slipcase bumped with abrasion to the paper at the base of the closed side. Some mild rubbing to slipcase at open edges. Solid set. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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295 Jeanroy, A. Le Theatre Religieux En France; Du Onzieme Siecle, Au Treizieme Siecle
Paris Editions E. De Boccard 1964 Wraps Near Fine 
French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 133 pages; 1964 E. De Boccard. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. Just about as new. NF 
Price: 10.00 USD
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296 Jehan; Wendelin Foerster, Hermann Breuer Les Mervelles De Rigomer Von Jehan: Altfranzösischer Artusroman Des Xiii. Jahrhunderts Nach Der Einzigen Aumale-Handschrift in Chantilly; Band II: Vorwort, Einleitung, Anmerkungen, Glossar, Namenverzeichnis, Sprichworter Von W. Foerster Und H. Breuer Gesellschaft Fur Romanische Literatur, Band 39
Dresden::halle Max Niemeyer 1915 First Edition Wraps Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 284 pages; 1915 Max Niemeyer. Band II [Volume II] in original printed wraps. Complete and clean copy; no marks. General toning to cover stock/wraps. Sewn binding weak with signature coming loose inside wraps. Ideally should be cased. Sound and complete; uncommon. G++ 
Price: 65.00 USD
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297 Jelliffe, Robert A. (Ed. ) ; William Faulkner Faulkner at Nagano
Tokyo, Japan Kenkyusha Ltd. 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 206 pages; Snug, solid and neat in marbled paper boards and cream linen cloth spine title lettered in red. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. Jacket whites lightly toned; front flap price clipped. Faint 5 digit number in very small script to the lower edge of the jacket front panel, probably a phone number. Solid and attractive. NF/VG 
Price: 75.00 USD
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298 Jerome, Jerome K. Observations of Henry
NY Dodd Mead & Co 1901 First Edition Hard cover Good+ 
Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 182 pages; HC in original green, coarsely woven cloth. Front board ruling and tiling in white 75% intact with some rubbing and loss at edges. Spine titling completely lost. Snug and sound in binding with only minimal rubbing to cloth at corners. Cloth a little sunned/faded at spine. 5 color illustrations/plates on glossy stock. 1st edition in book form. Solid copy but with some loss to stamped titling, as described. Thus Good only, 
Price: 25.00 USD
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299 Jewett, Sarah Orne & Willa Cather (Preface) & Chansonette Stanley Emmons (Photographs) The Country of the Pointed Firs [Franklin Library - 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature]
Franklin Center, PA The Franklin Library 1979 Limited edtion Leather Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 425 pages; Limited edition leather bound from Franklin's series of the 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. Tightly bound and fresh in full brown leather with heavy gilt detailing to boards and spine. Hubbed spine; all edges gilt. Silk book mark sewn in; moire silk endsheets. Prior owner bookplate mounted to the blank 2nd endpage. Mild shelf dusting top edge and a few superficial imperfections to the gilt edges. Feels and appears unread. Does not have the publisher's "notes" insert. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 24.50 USD
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300 John, William M Seven Women
New York J.H. Sears & Co 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Howard Simon 
Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; 1929 J H Sears. HC 1st edition. Original mocha toned linen with titles stamped in black and red. Sound clean and neat. No marks. Light toning to cloth at spine; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Illustrated with woodcuts by Howard Simon. Solid and still attractive. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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