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Merlin's Booke

By: Yolen, Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Fantasy: 1986

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28217

ISBN: 0441525520

Condition: Near Fine


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 176 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st trade edition after a special signed hardcover issued by SteelDragon Press. Signed with inscription by Yolen on the title page and dated 1992. Square spined and fresh; feels and appears unread. Superficial stress top corner of the front cover and trace shelf rub to spine edges. NF; Signed by Author View more info

Wings

By: Yolen, Jane & Dennis Nolan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31638

ISBN: 015297850x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition and 1st printing with complete A - E printing line. Warmly inscribed and signed by Yolen on the title page, dated 1992. Superb copy is tight bright and fresh in immaculate pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $15.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Feels and appears unread and as new. F/F. ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

Come to the Fairies' Ball

By: Yolen, Jane & Gary Lippincott (Illust. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honesdale, PA, WordSong: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 31654

ISBN: 1590784642

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition; 1st printing. Signed by Lippincott on the title page. Inscribed and signed on the title page by Yolen and dated 2010. Inscribed and signed again by Lippincott on the dedication page with a small drawing added. Superb copy feels and appears unread. Crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket retains publisher $17.95 issue price to unclipped front flap. Wonderful copy. F/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Dinosaur Dances

By: Yolen, Jane and Bruce Degen (Ills. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27360

ISBN: 0399216294

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 39 pages; 1st edition. HC/DJ. Tight bright and fresh in immaculate dust jacket with $14.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by Yolen to illustrated front endpage. Feels and appears unread and as new. F/F; Signed by Author View more info

The Lost Wagon Train

By: Zane, Grey

Price: $69.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28996

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages; 1st edition, stated along with G-L Harper date code to copyright. Snugly bound in original gray linen boards with decorative titles in maroon to cover and spine. Prior owner name and a later neatly penned gift inscription to the front endpage. Boards lightly bumped at lower corners; some light patchy silverfishing to the surface emulsion of the cloth along areas adjacent to the front hinge. Dust jacket retains the publisher's $2 issue price to unclipped front flap and remains uniformly bright in the wraparound pictorial design. There are several jagged clo... View more info

Blood of Amber

By: Zelazny, Roger

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23687

ISBN: 0877958297

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages; Signed by Zelazny on the title page. Bright, tight and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $14.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf rub to jacket at edges. Feels and appears unread. 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 View more info

"Creatures of Light" [in] IF Worlds of Science Fiction #132 - November, 1968; Vol 18, No. 12 [SIGNED by Zelazny]

By: Zelazny, Roger & Mack Reynolds; James Blish; Bode (Cover Art) ; et. al

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Galaxy Publishing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35028

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 161 pages; [SIGNED] 1968 Galaxy Publishing. IF Worlds of Science Fiction #132 - November, 1968; Vol 18, No. 12. Signed by Zelazny on page 67, the 1st page of the 1st printed appearance of his novel in progress -"Creatures of Light." Cover art by Bode. Snugly bound and clean with crisp edges. Mild fading and superficial shelf wear to spine. VG ; Signed by Author View more info

Raven Banner; A Tale of Asgard

By: Zelenetz, Alan

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Marvel Enterprises: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 28343

ISBN: 0871350602

Condition: Near Fine


Marvel Graphic Novel No 15; Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Large format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight and neat; no marks. Signed with a brief inscriptionby the illustrator to the title page. Feels and appears about as new. NF; Signed by Illustrator View more info

The Sugar Mouse Cake

By: Zion, Gene & Margaret Bloy Graham

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35557

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 48 pages; 1st edition "A" 1st printing. HC/DJ. Soundly bound in publisher's original trade cloth - pink cloth covered boards with blue and black pictorial design centered on cover board and titles in black to spine. In the original dust jacket retaining the publisher's $3.50 issue price to the top corner of the front flap, though the lower corner is clipped. Dust jacket is tatty with rubbing and shallow chipping and short tears along the top edge, a 1.5" piece of the spine panel mid-spine chipped away and missing and a series o... View more info

Janey

By: Zolotow, Charlotte and Ronald Himler, (Illust)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15272

ISBN: 0060269286

Condition: Fine


Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; HC in pictorial cloth boards. 1st edition stated. Boards are white cloth at the front board with a delicate peach toned color drawing illustrating the cover, and peach colored spine and rear board; title lettering in black. Tight, bright and very neat. No marks. Lacking dust jacket, but otherwise Fine View more info

The Crowning of a King

By: Zweig, Arnold and Eric Sutton (translation)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17474

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 458 pages; In a translation by Eric Sutton. Square, snug copy in original dust jacket. Bound in black cloth with title lettering bright to cover board but flaked and indistinct to spine -- as is common in this title. Pictorial dust jacket is uniformly bright with small spots of rub at spine edges and ends, corners and panel edges. Publisher's $2.50 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Spidered stress creasing to jacket at crown of spine panel is light. A few very short closed tears at jacket edges. Publisher's red top stain is bright and uniform. Illustrated w... View more info

The Last of the Mortimers; a Story in Two Voices.

By: [Oliphant, Mrs. ]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25701

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pages; Cased in 1/2 leather and marbled paper boards with lettering and ruling to spine in gilt. 373 pgs and [8] pg Harper catalog appended at rear. University literary society bookplate mounted to front pastedown. Leather spine scuffed, rubbed and nicked but still sound; small hand lettered paper catalog label affixed at crown. Catalog pages at rear have penciled notes and practice manuscript. Occasional mild soiling and pencil annotation to mildly toned pages of the text. G+ View more info

I Wouldn't be in Your Shoes

By: [Woolrich, Cornell] ; Irish, William

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35372

Condition: Good


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 320 pages; 1st printing. Soundly bound in original teal blue cloth with title design in light green to spine. Cloth color and spine lettering fading and dulled at spine. Cloth crimped and lightly rubbed at spine ends. Shelf rub to bottom edges of the boards with one short spot of rub through/fray. Endpages lightly to moderately soiled with faint tape ghosts and a small surfae abrasion to the front pastedown. Page block edges finger soiled; occasiona finger soiling to page stock. A few scattered pages had there corners creased. Lacking dust wrapper. Sound unma... View more info