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321 Kipling , Rudyard A Diversity of Creatures
New York Doubleday Page 1917 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 443 pages; Top edge gilt. Bound in publisher's decorative green cloth. Binding snug and contents neat. Pictorial design and gilt lettering to cover are bright; title lettering at spine a little dulled. Mild crimping and rubbing to cloth at spine ends; corners just very lightly rubbed. Mounted to front pastedown is the attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Nice copy; VG to VG+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
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322 Kipling, Rudyard Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling
New York Doubleday Page & Co 1907 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 375 pages; 1st edition, 2nd state. Very handsome copy in publisher's full maroon cloth. Titles and iconic pictorial emblem all brightly in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpages. Almost imperceptible sunning to spine and trace rub at tips. 1st edition indicated with 1907 date on title page and "published 1907" on copyright page. This is the 2nd state with the index of first lines and subjects added at rear. Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Very nice copy. NF 
Price: 50.00 USD
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323 Kipling, Rudyard Two Forewords
Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Doran, and Co. 1935 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Near Fine 
Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 31 pages; HC in publisher's marbled paper over boards with title lettering in gilt to black cloth spine. 1st edition; limited to 950 copies. Bright, tight and fresh. Pages unopened. Superficial 1/4 inch spot of rub through to paper top corner of cover board. Just a touch of rubbing to gilt lettering at spine. NF 
Price: 22.50 USD
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324 Kirschner, Elizabeth Waking the Bones
Portsmouth NH Piscataqua Press 2015 1939739608 / 9781939739605 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Signed by the author on the title page along with a signed inscription below the dated signature. Bright fresh copy with just mild shelf evidence to cover edges; prior owner name stamp inside front cover. VG++ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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325 Knight, William (Ed. ) Letters of the Wordsworth Family; From 1787 to 1855.
Boston & London Ginn and Co. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
3 Vols. , Complete; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 3 vol set in publisher's burgundy red cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Snug copies with bright titling to spine. Prior ownership of the Carnegie Library of Andrews, NC. 3 digit number painted in white to base of spines. Card pocket removal scars to rear endpages; a few mild library ink stamps to prelims. A penned three digit number to the middle of each title page. Some pages unopened; a few opened unevenly. Spines appear to be varnished. Contents clean and pages supple. Solid reading/reference copy. G++ to Vg- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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326 Knowles, John A Separate Peace
New York Macmillan 1975 Seventeenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 850.00 USD
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327 Knowles, John Indian Summer
New York Random House 1966 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; Reprint. Book club edition in design and dust jacket identical to the original edition. Signed and inscribed by Knowles on the front endpage to Jere Real and dated 1978. Jere Real was a professor 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. Snug neat copy in a bright clean dust jacket. Trace shelf evidence to jacket edges and a pair of short closed edge tears to rear panel. VG++/VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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328 Kovacs, Imre The Ninety and Nine
New York Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1955 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages; Soundly bound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is rubbed and nicked at edges with heavier rub at spine ends. Some light chipping to jacket at tips and spine ends; spine panel a bit sunned. Book is soundy bound and clean. VG-/G+ 
Price: 29.00 USD
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329 Kraft, Eric Little Follies; The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences and Observations of Peter Leroy (So Far)
New York Crown Publishers 1992 051758543X / 9780517585436 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
So Far; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 437 pages; Bright, snug and neat in crisp edged and clean dust jacket with publisher's $22 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf evidence to extremities. Signed by Kraft on the title page. NF/NF ; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.00 USD
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330 Krauth, Leland Mark Twain & Company; Six Literary Relations [With MLS from Author]
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 2003 0820325406 / 9780820325408 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 307 pages; [SIGNED with MLS] 2003 University of Georgia Press. 1st edition. HC/DJ. Bright snug and neat in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Warmly inscribed by the author to a fellow Twain scholar on the front end page; 2005 dated MLS to the same individual is laid in at front. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket at tips; superficial shelf bump to lower front corners. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.50 USD
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331 Kurt, & Jr. Vonnegut Canary in a Cat House
Cutchogue, NY Buccaneer Books 1976 0899667570 / 9780899667577 1st Hardcover edition Hardcover Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; 1st hardcover edition, reproducing the 1961 Fawcett Gold Medal paperback original. In publisher's original black cloth with titles very brightly in gilt to spine. Issued without dust jacket. Superb, tightly bound copy feels unread. No marks. Fine copy. Though most of the stories found in the original paperback were included in the 1968 Delacorte "Welcome to the Monkeyhouse" - this edition is the 1st HC edition of Canary as originally published. Uncommon in the 1st Buccaneer printing and especially so in such well preserved condition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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332 Kyd; J. Clayton Clarke & Charles Dickens The Characters of Charles Dickens Portrayed in a Series of Original Water Colour Sketches by "Kyd"
London, Paris & New York Raphael Tuck & Sons 1899 Hardcover Good 
24 chromo lithograph plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Circa 1889 - 99. Raphael Tuck & Sons. London... This copy complete with 24 chromolitho color plates. Rebound in heavy library grade buckram cloth; titles blocked brightly in gilt to spine. Soundly bound with original pale yellow endpages bound in. Several plates bound in irregular order with accompanying Dickens descriptive text leaves not facing the designated character plate. Ex-library copy with ctalog label at base of spine and minimal institutional attachments to endpages. Plates are bright and clean with just mild occasional foxing here and there to some scattered plates. Made attractive by the sturdy rebinding though suffering from aesthetic appeal by ex-library indications. Good only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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333 l'Isle-Adam, Villers de & Marilyn Gaddis Rose (Trans. ) Eve of the Future Eden
Lawrence, KS Coronado Press 1981 0872911500 / 9780872911505 Hardcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Translation of : L'eve Future; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Hardcover is snugly bound and very neat in original glossy, title lettered, paper covered boards. Very tightly bound copy feels and appears unread. Trace shelf rub to boards at spine ends. Tiny piece of tape places near the crown of the spine for purpose unknown. Otherwise not far from as new. VG++ to NF 
Price: 49.50 USD
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334 Lacy, Norris J. (Ed. ) The New Arthurian Encyclopedia
New York Garland Publishing 1991 0824043774 / 9780824043773 Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 577 pages; Oversize HC in original two tone cream and yellow cloth boards with pictorial title design brightly in metallic copper. Snugly bound and fresh; no marks. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cloth at board tips. Issued without dust wrapper. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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335 Lacy, Norris J. ; Gloria Torrini-Roblin (Eds. ) Continuations; Essays on Medieval French Literature and Language in Honor of J. L. Grigsby
Birmingham, Alabama Summa Publications 1989 0917786742 / 9780917786747 Hardcover Good+ 
French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; 1989 Summa Publications. Hardcover in original boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Solid copy; no marks. Some moderate dust mottling to blue cloth at spine and cover, Mild bump to lower front corner. Text solid and neat. G+ to VG- 
Price: 18.79 USD
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336 Lagarde Andre, Laurent Michard, Henri Lemaitre, Therese Van Der Elst, Roger Pagosse La Litterature Francaise Tome 1 & Tome 2 Volume 1 - La Litterature Francaise Du Moyen Age a L' Age Baroque. Volume 2 - La Litterature Francaise Des Classiques Aux Philosophes
France Bordas Laffont 1970 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
French Edition; Paintings, drawings, manuscripts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1970 Bordas Laffont. HC/DJ. 2 volumes. Solid, clean copies in original gilt lettered blue cloth. Snug bindings; no marks. Dust jackets - with just a hint of shelf wear. Publisher's original mylar overcovers intact; that of Vol I with a short tear at rear. NF/NF in VG original mylar covers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period paintings, engravings and facsimile manuscript. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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337 Lange, John (Michael Crichton) The Last Tomb
New York Bantam Books 1974 Second Edition; reissue Mass Market Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 212 pages; Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Sound, clean copy. No marks. Spine slightly cocked and moderately sun faded. Lightly rubbed to the extremeties. John Lange is a pseudonym of Michael Crichton. His 1st novel, "Easy Go" - a paperback original reissued here in the 2nd edition under the title "The last Tomb". G++ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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338 Lanham, Edwin M. Sailors Don't Care
New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1930 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; 1st American edition, scarce. Tight and clean in publisher's wove patterned red cloth with title lettering and vertical accent lines brightly in black to spine. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is bright and clean at the front panel but with the delicate blue background sunned to tan at the spine. A few small, pin head sized rub throughs to the rear flap fold and a half-dime sized open hole mid spine. Publisher's $2.50 price intact on unclipped front flap. A fine copy in a VG or better jacket. Scarce 1st American edition of the young Lanham's 1st novel written based on his own experiences aboard and ashore while serving on a period sea tramp. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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339 Lardner, Ring & Margaret Freeman (Illust. ) The Story of Wonder Man
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Poor dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; HC with portions only of the original dust jacket. Soundly bound in origianl green cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Light shelf bump to lower front corner of the cover board. This copy retains the rear panel and flap of the dust jacket and the lower 1/3 of the spine. Front flap, publisher priced $1.75 is laid in at front. Rear jacket panel toned with light chipping at edges and a pair of short cello tape repairs. Some pages opened a little roughly at the front edge. Expected light toning to page stock. VG-/Poor 
Price: 29.50 USD
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340 Lathrop, George Parsons True, and Other Stories
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1884 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 270 pages; Soundly bound in original green cloth with decorative title design to spine brightly in gilt. Endpage hinge at front tender with partial split. Mild patchiness from light silverfish predation to sizing of the cloth to the upper and lower boards. Text block snug and clean; a few pages with a superficial nick at the front edge. Uncommon in the original edition. VG- 
Price: 75.00 USD
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