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Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle, or, Daring Adventures in Elephant Land Tom Swift, # 10

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 38902

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Circa 1919 printing. Front flap of dust jacket has 22 Swift titles ending in "Air Scout" and catalog at rear of book has an earlier list ending # 10 - Big Tunnel. Generally sound in mustard brown cloth with "quad" illustration design to cover in red and black. Pictorial dust jacket has title lettering in red to spine. Dust jacket complete with some shallow chipping at spine ends, moderate shelf rub to flap folds and several short closed tears. There is an old tape repair to the reverse surface of the jacket the whole length of the rear spin... View more info

True Riches and Other Tales

By: Arthur, T. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, G. G. Evans: 1859

Seller ID: haz.al2506

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; 1859 GG Evans Philadelphia HC in deeply blind stamped brown cloth boards. Titles in gilt to spine dulled. Binding snug and firm. No marks. Mild foxing to frontis and tissue guard. Largely unfoxed text block. Mild rub through to a few spots at board edges. Solid and clean. VG- View more info

Entering Ephesus

By: Athas, Daphne

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Sag Harbor, NY, Second Chance Press: 1991

Edition: reissue

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17887

ISBN: 0933256736

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 442 pages; A tight fresh copy in a crisp edged dust jacket with a lightly sun faded spine and top edge. Signed by the author. F/VG; Signed by Author View more info

Murder in the Dark

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1983

Edition: Tenth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17002

ISBN: 0889102589

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages; Paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Signed by Atwood on the title page. Fine; Signed by Author View more info

A Certain World, A Commonplace Book

By: Auden, W. H.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 37639

ISBN: 0670209945

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 438 pages; Soundly bound copy in original title lettered dust jacket. Binding slightly shelf cocked in the spine and a little shaken. Dust jacket rubbed and worn at edges with light shelf soiling to surfaces. Front flap price clipped top corner. Publisher's top stain fading. Prior ownership of literary modernism scholar, Bruce Kellner, with his pictorial bookplate to front pastedown. Moderate foxing to front edge. G+/G+ View more info

Mansfield Park Everyman's Library [Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, 1906]

By: Austen, Jane and R. Brimley Johnson (Intro)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton: 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus; Second Printing

Seller ID: 32334

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 494 pages; Everyman's Library. April 1906 printing, 2 months after the intial Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Richard Clay & Sons at front and rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Prior owner name and 1910 purchase date penned to pictorial front pastedown. Mild crimping and trace rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Mild sunning to cloth at spine. Nicer than usually seen example from the first years of the Everyman series. 2nd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 79] VG- to VG View more info

Emma; Everyman's Library [Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, 1908]

By: Austen, Jane and R. Brimley Johnson (Intro)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton: 1908

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 32336

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 503 pages; Everyman's Library. February 1908 printing, 3rd printing following the intial 1906 Everyman imprint of this title. Printer's notice for Richard Clay & Sons at front and rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Mild crimping and light rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Red cloth is lightly sun faded at spine but with gilt still bright. Binding a little shaken. Prior owner name and 1909 purchase date penned neatly to blank front endpage. 3rd printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour p 79] VG- View more info

Follow a Shadow

By: Ayres, Ruby M.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: io0215

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages; 1937 Doubleday Doran HC . 1st edition. Original blue cloth with titles and spine vignette/illustration in darker blue. Square sound and clean; no marks. Just very mild toning to spine; endpages mildly toned. All else very neat. Lacks DJ - else VG View more info

Racine

By: Bailly, Auguste

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Artheme Fayard: 1949

Seller ID: 11750

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


L'Homme At Son Oeuvre; French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 392 pages; 1949 Librairie Artheme Fayard . In original printed wraps. Solid copy; no marks. Appears unread. Expected uniform toning to page stock. Prior owner bookplate detached inside rear with light glue residue remaining. Publisher issued onion skin dust jacket just lightly rubbed edges. Significant toning to page stock but generally found in all copies. Thus VG/VG+ View more info

About Catherine de Medici Everyman's Library [1910]

By: Balzac. Honore De & Clara Bell (Trans) & George Saintsbury (Intro)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton: 1910

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32363

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 350 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman imprint of this title with no indication of subsequent printings. Printer's notice for Temple Press at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Trace crimping and rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Red cloth is lightly 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. The 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 53.0] VG View more info

THE ENCHANTED TYPE-WRITER

By: Bangs, John Kendrick and Peter Newell, Illustrator

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1899

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13397

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 180 pages; [SIGNED] 1899 Harper & Brothers. HC. Publisher's limited edition of 500 copies: "Author's Autograph Edition." Author signed limitation bookplate - numbered 337 of 500 - mounted to the front pastedown. Bookplate is done in a striking Arts & Crafts design. Decorative pictorial binding with a Newell designed 4 color pictorial panel to the cover board. Title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Illustration and gilt are bright. Mild soling to cloth and moderate darkening to spine; mild streaks of smoke staining to rear board and top edge. Contents ... View more info

Giles Goat-Boy

By: Barth, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23403

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 710 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing with "H18" code at the foot of the terminal leaf and the $6.95 issue price intact to the unclipped, front jacket flap. Inscribed and signed by Barth on the title page to Jere Real and dated 1988. 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. Tight. Clean copy in a crisp edged and clean dust jacket with just mild toning to the whites of the design and mild gen... View more info

As the Light Led

By: Baskett, James Newton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21700

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 392 pages; Snugly bound in publisher's heavy blue cloth, ornately embellished with pictorial vine and berry designs in gilt and green to cover and spine. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Just very mild shelf evidence to boards at edges. Mild foxing to the untrimmed page bolock edges. Armorial bookplate with Fowler name and "Watch and Pray" motto is mounted to the front pastedown. VG copy View more info

Intimate Journals

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Christopher Isherwood (trans.) & TS Eliot (intro)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London & New York, Blackamore Press & Random House: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus; Limited edition

Seller ID: 38625

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Text in English, [8] leaves of Portraits, Plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages; 1st english language edition. #494 of 650 hand numbered copies of the 1st printing. (copies numbered 401-650 were distributed in the US by Random House) Sound neat copy. Bright blue cloth with very bright gilt titling to spine and gilt blocked fascimile authograph of Baudelaire on cover board. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Retains most of the rare original glassine dust wrapper; only a 2" wide swath missing across the lower edge of the upper board and spine. 2 short strips of old cellophane applie... View more info

English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700 : Volume 4

By: Beal, Peter & Jeremy Griffiths (Eds. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, University of Toronto Press & the British Library: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39171

ISBN: 0802005713

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


facsimile manuscript; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Volume 4 in the series of English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700. Snugly bound and generally quite neat in original pictorial title lettered dust jacket. Light dust spotting / foxing top and front edge of page block. Text clean and unmarked. VG/VG View more info

The Blind Corral

By: Beer, Ralph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25176

ISBN: 0670809373

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; 1st edition is tight, bright and fresh in original pictorial dust jacket wih $16.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf rub to jacket at tips. Signed by author to title page. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

The Road to Heaven

By: Beer, Thomas

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22295

Condition: 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 archiva... View more info

The Survivors

By: Behaine, Rene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co: 1938

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: bio000162

Condition: 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++ View more info

Till I Come Back to You; A Novel

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Editions for the Armed Services: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 17692

Condition: Very Good+


Armed Services Editions #1020; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" 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++ View more info

Cressage

By: Benson, A. C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28818

Condition: 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 View more info