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A King and a Few Dukes

By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37617

Condition: Good+


363 pages; 1st edition. In publisher's original blue cloth with title design in cream and gold. Endpages with partial splitting in the hinges; text block soundly bound and generally neat. Prior owner name and 1907 date penned to front flyleaf; mild soiling to endpages. Cloth a bit toned at spine with dulling to the title lettering. Published shortly after his "King in Yellow" this is one of Chambers' historical novels, uncommon the 1st edition. G+ View more info

You Remind Me of Me

By: Chaon, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2004

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 24690

ISBN: 0345441419

Condition: Very Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 356 pages; Paperback is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Just a hint of wear to exteriors. Appears and feels unread; about as new. An uncorrected proof/ advance reader's edition. VG++ View more info

The Horse-Stealers, and Other Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. )

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26024

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. A few pages opened a little roughly at front edge with a few more remaining unopened. An exceptionally nice copy. NF View more info

The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. )

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26025

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. An exceptionally nice copy. NF View more info

The Affair; A Jack Reacher Novel

By: Child, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38949

ISBN: 0385344325

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 405 pages; 1st printing. HC/DJ. Inscribed and signed by Child on the title page. Bright, snug and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Never Go Back; [Enigmatic Authorial Inscription - Signed]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38950

ISBN: 0385344341

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 416 pages; 1st printing. Enigmatic authorial inscription top edge of title page - "Reacher - Susan Turner is your Irene Adler" [Holmes reference]. Signed by Child to the bottom edge of the same page. Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Nothing to Lose [SIGNED - with Inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38951

ISBN: 0385340567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 407 pages; 1st printing. Author's topical inscription top edge of title page - "To Steve - Reacher did nothing" and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and neat in crisp edged and bright pictorial dust jacket with $27 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Prior owner's ink stamp bookplate to front flyleaf. Trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. VG++/VG++ or better; Signed by Author View more info

Worth Dying For [SIGNED - with inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38952

ISBN: 0385344317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; 1st printing. Authorial inscription to front endpage - "To Steve - It's worth reading, and it's worth dying for!" and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and very neat, with just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges which retains publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. 2010 invoice from B&N 17th St NYC presumably site of the signing. NF/VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Personal [SIGNED - with inscription]

By: Child, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38953

ISBN: 0804178747

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 368 pages; 1st printing. Authorial inscription to front endpage - "To Steve - Reacher said nothing ..." and signed by Child along the bottom edge of the same page. Snugly bound and neat, with just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges which retains publisher's $28 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. VG++/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Gunga Din Highway

By: Chin, Frank

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, Coffee House Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 18307

ISBN: 1566890373

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages; Uncorrected Proof in black & white pictorial card stock wraps. Tight, unread copy with just a hint of storage/shelf evidence at tips/ NF copy of the prepublication advance prrof copy. View more info

Widow's Point [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

By: Chizmar, Richard & Billy Chizmar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore MD, Cemetery Dance: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36929

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; [Advance Uncorrected Proof]. Pre-publication 1st printing in original glossy pictorial wraps. Bright tight and clean; appears unread. Trace shelf evidence to covers and a very slight curl to the cover at the front edge. VG++ View more info

The Burden

By: Christie, Agatha and Mary Westmacott (Pseud)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Arbor House Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24672

ISBN: 0877950571

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1972 Arbor House HC/DJ 1st US edition Square, sound and genrally neat. Unclipped dj is glossy and neat w/ just a touch of very light edge wear. Prior owner sticker ins cvr. Else unmarked. VG/VG; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Square, sound and genrally neat. Pictorial dust jacket is glossy and neat w/ just a touch of light shelf/handling wear to edges. Unknown publisher or retail sticker attached to the front pastedown. . Else unmarked. VG/VG View more info

Stones

By: Clark, Tom and Joe Brainard (Jacket Art)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25548

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages; 1st edition, stated. Bright, tight and fresh in a uniformly bright and crispe edged pictorial dust jacket from a design by Joe Brainard. Publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Laid in at front is a clipped page signed by Clark, with bibliographic entry on the verso suggesting it is from a much later title of a signed limited edition. Just a whisper of shelf rub to jacket at edges. A lovely copy. F/NF; Signed by Author View more info

A Chequer-Board; The Romance of a Pirate

By: Clay, Robert Keating

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1927

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 29810

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original color illustrated dust jacket with $2.00 issue price on unclipped front flap. Binding a little shelf cocked in the spine. Jacket is rubbed at edges with a few shalow nicks and short closed tears. Archival tissue tape placed at the crown of the jacket to mend mild fray; mild shelf soiling to surfaces. On the front pastedown, hidden under the front jacket flap is the prior owner name and date in manuscript along with a small ink stamp of a pocket watch. An uncommon book, especially so in original dust jacket. VG/VG View more info

An Invitation To The White House At Home With History

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32751

ISBN: 0684857995

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 324 pages; [SIGNED] 2000 Simon & Schuster. Oversize, square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing with complete 1-10 # line on the copyright page. Hillary Rodham Clinton's signature to the blank front free endpage in thin line black marker. Tightly bound, fresh and exceptionally neat with crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket retaining the publisher #35 issue price to the unclipped front flap. Cery handsome and well preserved copy. Signed by the former 1st Lady, Secretary of State and winner of the popular vote in the 201... View more info

Watch For The Dawn

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24432

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition is snug, solid and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket corners and edges lightly shelf worn; jacket spine ends slightly nicked and rubbed. Mild fading to spine cloth. Just a hint of shelf rub to cloth spine ends. Text clean and unmarked. VG+/VG+ View more info

The Giant Golden Book of Cat Stories

By: Coatsworth, Elizabeth & Feodor Rojankovsky

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30947

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 1st "A" edition and printing. Very large, oversize 4to in galzed color illustrated boards with publisher's linen reinforced internal hinges. Publisher's 1st printing code, "A195195" printed on the lower front corner of the pictorial pastedown. Light tapping and slight rubbing to boards at front corners. Original owner has placed a length o clear mylar tape the full length of the spine surface to reinforce tenderness and incipient splitting in the paper over the spine joints. The spine surface is complete with no loss or chips and is readily legible.... View more info

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares [Advanced Review Copy]

By: Cohn, Rachel & David Levithan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Knopf Books for Young Readers: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26652

ISBN: 0375866590

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages; Tightly bound in original glossy dust jacket. Advanced review material laid in at front. Looks and feels unread and as new. F/F View more info

Nine Horses [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

By: Collins, Billy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34525

ISBN: 0375503811

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Pre-publication; 1st printing. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Trade size paperback in glossy color illustrated wraps. Snugly bound and clean but with a light curl to the covers at the front edges and superficial handling evidence to covers. VG- to VG View more info

Tomorrow and Tomorrow

By: Collins, Hunt (Pseud. Evan Hunter) & Bob Lavin - Cover

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pyramid Books: 1956

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 18521

Condition: Near Fine


Pyramid SF, G214; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 190 pages; G214. Mass market paperback in color illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition, issued same year as the Avalon hardcover. Remarkably fresh copy; bright unrubbed and crisp. Flat uncreased spine; an oviousl;y unread copy. Prior owner's small 4 digit catalog code penned in minute numerals inside the front cover. Expected mild toning to page stock. Otherwise about as new. NF View more info