Quick Search



 - 657 items found in your search
   -Belle Lettres

Click on Title to view full description

41 Beer, Thomas The Road to Heaven
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1928 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages; Bright, snug, and very neat in the uncommon original pictorial dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards have a pictorial title design in black and a slate blue. Dust jacket design echoes the p[ictorial cloth. Publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just superficial sunning to spine panel with a tiny chip missing from jacket at base of spine and a corresponding spot of mild fade to the cloth under the chip. A few small nicks and tiny closed tears at the jacket edges. A two inch closed tear from the flap fold into the front panel is archivally mended on the reverse of the jacket and is almost imperceptible under the archival mylar jacket protector. NF/VG+ 
Price: 49.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
42 Behaine, Rene The Survivors
Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co 1938 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages; HC/DJ. Original light brown cloth with titles stamped in maroon lettering to spine and cover. Original dust jacket is a little chipped at spine ends and rubbed flap folds with significant sun toning to spine panel. A tight clean copy in a worn dust jacket. NF/G++ 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
43 Bell, Clive Proust
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1929 First American Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very good in very good dust jacket. ; Library binding. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 104 pages; 1929 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ No indication of printing given. 1st US edition and quite likely the 1st printing, issued at a time when Harcourt was not hard and fast on their identification of printings. Far scarcer than the Hogart Press UK edition. A neat, attractive copy. Square snug and clean; no marks. Mild shelf rub bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket bright and clean with a short closed tear top edge front panel, price clip front flap and superficial shelf soiling to panels. VG++/VG++ ... Uncommon 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
44 Bell, Thomas Till I Come Back to You; A Novel
New York Editions for the Armed Services 1943 First Edition Thus Wraps Very Good+ 
Armed Services Editions #1020; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 192 pages; Oblong format paperback in pictorial covers. Published for the reading enjoyment of soldiers and military persons during WWII. The complete work, unabridged. Square and sound; no marks. Just trace storage rub to edges and expected mild toning to war time page stock. VG++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
45 Bennett, Arnold Hilda Lessways
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1911 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original brown cloth with title lettering and border ruling in gilt. Just mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and trace shelf rub to corners. Attractive pictorial bookplate mounted to front pastedown. VG++ 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
46 Bennett, Florence Mary; (Mrs. Louis Francis Anderson) & [Elisha Brown Bird, Bookplate] The Garland of Defeat [Bookplate of Amelia Day Campbell Parker]
New York Harold Vinal Limited 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Snugly bound in original light gray cloth with title lettering at spine and lettered garland design to cover in dark blue. Armorial engraved bookplate created by Elisha Brown Bird for Amelia Day Campbell Parker is mounted to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends; cloth at spine a trifle toned. Notable for the Bird designed bookplate. Amelia Day Campbell was a prominent civic and political figure whose second marriage was to Alton Brooks Parker, who was defeated as the Democrat Party candidate by by Theodore Roosevelt in the election of 1904. VG copy 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
47 Benson, A. C. Cressage
London William Heinemann 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; HC in original ribbed, dark teal colored cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and neat. Trace rub to cloth at corners and just mild crimping at spine ends. A pair of superficial gaps between signatures mid-book. Solid and bright, unmarked copy. VG or better 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
48 Benson, E. F. Spook Stories
Leipzig Bernhard Tauchnitz 1930 early printing Wraps Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 288 pages; Small format paperback in printed wraps. Very early edition from the highly regarded publishing house of Bernhard Tauchnitz. Square and sound with light to moderate age fox spotting to cream colored paper cover and much less so to page block edges. Tiny sticker scar front cover. A well preserved and very early copy. VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
49 Benson, E. F. & Reginald Birch (Illust) Old London [In 4 Volumes]: Portrait of an English Gentleman (Georgian) ; Janet (Victorian) ; Friend of the Rich (Mid-Victorian) ; the Unwanted (Edwardian)
New York D. Appleton-Century Co. 1937 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Georgian; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 volumes, boxed. 1st edition, 1st printings. All 4 volumes snugly bound and very neat, feeling generally unread. Original pictorial dust jackets are crisp edged with bright panels but with some just mild sunning/toning to the spines. A bit of shallow superficial nicking to jackets at spine ends. In original pictorial slipcase which is sound but a little toned and with some rubbing and wear at joints. Pictorial jacket and box designs along with pictorial endpages from illustrations by Reginald Birch. Books NF to Fine in VG+ dust jackets and VG- slipcase. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
50 Benson, Stella Man Who Missed The Bus; Woburn Book # 6
London Elkin Mathews & Marrot 1928 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed limited edition, hand numbered 313 of 500 copies on the signed limitation page. Solid neat copy in pictorial paper covered boards and matching pictorial dust jacket. Shelf bumped at tail of spine with a small nick/chip to the paper over boards and a superficial abrasion at the lower front corner of the cover board. Dust jacket lightly toned and slightly shelf soiled to surfaces with a few tiny nicks and chips at edges. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
51 Beresford, J. D The Faithful Lovers,
New York Lee Furman 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; 1936 Lee Furman, New York. HC 1st US edition. Square snug and clean. Faint prior ownership stamp to front endpage. Text unmarked. Cloth boards clean and gilt titles to spine just a little dulled. Lacks dust jacket, else about VG. Uncommon 
Price: 34.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
52 Berle, Lina Wright George Eliot and Thomas Hardy; a Contrast
New York Bookfinger 1969 Reissue Hardcover Good 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 176 pages; A facsimile reissue of the 1917 edition. Sound ex-library copy in blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Library labels and stamps. Cloth lightly frayed at spine ends. Some several pages with mild annotations. Decent reading/reference copy. Good only 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
53 Bernal, Olga Alain Robbe-Grillet; Le Roman De L'Absence; Essai
Paris Gallimard 1964 Wraps Near Fine 
Le Chemin, French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 257 pages; 1964 Gallimard. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Appears unread and about as new. NF 
Price: 29.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
Seattle, WA Patio Table, 1982 0939306042 / 9780939306046 Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87 pages; 1982 Patio Table Press trade sized paperback in glossy illstd covers. Square sound copy; no marks. Covers a bit rubbed at edges. Spot of rub abd superficial fray to cover at base of spine. Mended with archivqal paper tape. VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
55 Bialosky, Jill The Prize [Uncorrected Proof]
New York Counterpoint 2015 1619025701 / 9781619025707 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; [Uncorrected Proof]. Large trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, snug and neat with just superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. Feels and appears unread. VG++ to NF 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
56 Birch, Cyril (Trans. ) Stories from a Ming Collection ; Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1959 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; HC in original cloth. Soundly bound and clean. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front pastedown. Text clean and unmarked. Lacking dust wrapper but otherwise VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
57 Birk, Newman Peter and Genevieve B. Birk Teacher's Guide for the Odyssey Reader; Ideas and Style : a Guide and Answer Booklet
New York Odyssey Press 1968 Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages; Paperback in pictorial paper covers. Snug, solid and neat. Spine ends lightly rubbed. Slight discoloration to bottom of rear cover. VG+ 
Price: 8.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
58 Bishop, Elizabeth & Robert Lowell & Thomas Travisano & Saskia Hamilton Words in Air; The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008 0374185433 / 9780374185435 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 928 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and bright dust jacket. Jacket front flap recreased from use as a bookmark. Tiny nick to the jacket and binding material at the base of the spine. Handsome clean copy. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
59 Bjorkman, Edwin Gates of life
New York Knopf 1923 0403008689 / 9780403008681 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 384 pages; 1923 Knopf HC 1st edition. Original slate black cloth with titling and borders in orange, red and blue. Lacking dust jacket but a square sound and clean copy with some moderate/light rub at extremities and light dulling to details. Sound and neat; G+ to VG- 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
60 Black, William Judith Shakespeare; Her Love Affairs and Other Adventures
New York Harper & Brothers 1884 Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 391 pages; HC in forest green cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Sound, clean copy; no marks. Expected light general toning to the page stock. General, light shelf rub to the board edges/extremeties. With B&W illustrations. G++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
< PREV  1 2   3  4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>

Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com