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A World Quite Round; Two Stories and a Novella

By: Weaver, Gordon

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24272

ISBN: 0807112917

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Square snug and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket edged. Sharp clean copy. NF/NF View more info

La Pensée De Montaigne

By: Weiler, Maurice

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Paris, Bordas: 1948

Seller ID: 11605

Condition: Very Good-


Pour Connaitre French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; 1948 Bordas. In original printed wraps. Solid copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG View more info

The Invisible Man; A Grotesque Romance

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Edward Arnold: 1897

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 21543

Condition: Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 279 pages; HC in orange cloth with titles in black framed with red borders. 1st US edition. Some soiling and darkening to cloth at edges, apparently the result of a damp incident. A mild, dim damp line visible in the margins of the first 100 or so pages. Consequent light wave to paper stock. This copy has had some professional restoration. The lining sheets have been replaced - though with vintage, turn of the century paper stock. Shallow chipping and fray to cloth at spine ends has been filled in and mended with archival material of matching color. A small triangul... View more info

The Optimist's Daughter

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23008

ISBN: 0394480171

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; Inscribed by Welty on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor of Literature and Film at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college for speaking and teaching engagements. He had a long acquaintance with Ms Welty. Solid neat copy in original dust jacket with $5.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. A few tiny pin-head sized spots to the brown top stain. Binding ever so slightly cocked in the spine. Mild handling evidence to jacket edges and some very light shelf soiling to the j... View more info

Losing Battles

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23010

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Inscribed by Welty on the title page to Jere Real. Jere Real was a professor of Literature and Film at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college for speaking and teaching engagements. He had a long acquaintance with Ms Welty. Solid copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Real's several lines of annotation to the front flyleaf with page references. Those several pages and a few others have a passage or phrase bracketed or noted. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends. Jacket just lightly rubbed at corn... View more info

The Robber Bridegroom

By: Welty, Eudora

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1970

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23097

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; Later reprinting of Welty's first novel. Inscribed by Welty on the front flyleaf to Jere Real. 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. He had a long lived acquaintance with Welty. Snug, neat copy in original dust jacket that retins the $5.75 issue price on the unclipped front flap. Small offset stain to the top corner of the half title page. Otherwise tight and fresh. Dust jacket has just a touch of ... View more info

Morgana; Two Stories from "The Golden Apples"

By: Welty, Eudora & Mildred Nungester Wolfe

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 23105

ISBN: 0878054006

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages; Large format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Signed by both Welty and the illustrator Mildred Nungester Wolfe on the half title page. Bookplate of Lemuria Books laid in at front. Tight fresh copy feels and appears unread. Crisp edged and very neat pictorial dust jacket. Tiny flecks of soiling to top and bottom edges of text block. Perhaps a hint of sunning to the jacket's spine panel. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

The Adventures of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster [2 Volumes, Complete]

By: White, James

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed for J. Jones, W. Jones, Grueber and M'Allister, and R. White: 1790

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32107

Condition: Very Good-


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 256 pages; 2 volumes complete, uniformly bound in period tree calf with morocco labels at spines. Vi, 279 & 264 pp. Half-title lacking in vol I, present in Vol II and with all blank endsheets present. Leather cracking at joints but still sound. Light chipping to boards at lower front corners. Last several pages of vol 2 have damp staining along the front margin. Prior owner name penned in ballpoint with a 1935 date on the top edge of the title page of each volume. Overall about VG View more info

Two Prefaces by Walt Whitman

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15539

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


1926 Doubleday HC/DJ 1st printing Clean, square and neat in blue cloth brds. No marks. Dj bright and fresh, now in protective mylar. First intro pg missing small tri chip crnr. NF-/NF; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages; Clean, square and neat in blue cloth boards with printed paper title label at spine. No marks. DJ bright and fresh with expected light toning to spine panel and just trace shelf evidence to edges. Jacket now in fresh protective mylar. First page of the introduction missing a small triangular chip at top corner. VG+/NF View more info

November Boughs

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22277

Condition: Near Fine


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 140 pages; in publisher's dark green cloth boards with beveled edges and title lettering very brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Inscribed to the front fly leaf by Thomas Harned, literary executor of Whitman. " A first edition // [signed] Thomas B. Harned // Literary Executor // of Walt Whitman // to Jennie Patrick." Despite Harned's inscribed assertions this green cloth binding is presumed to be the third issue of the book with these plates, done up in 1891. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cloth at tips and... View more info

Furioso, Fall 1946: Volume II Number 2 (or Whole Number 6)

By: Whittemore, Reed (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madison, CT, 1946

Seller ID: 20873

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; The first issue to appear after a war years hiatus. The last issue published had been in 1943. Side stapled binding in graphic title lettered wraps. Covers moderately toned and lightly shelf soiled. Mild abrasion to the cover stock at spine ends. Includes poems by Stevens, Rexroth, Nemerov and Eberhart. Sound decent copy; VG- View more info

Furioso, Spring 1952: Volume VII Number 2

By: Whittemore, Reed and Liane Elledge; et. al. (eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northfield, MN, Carleton College: 1952

Seller ID: 20874

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; Volume VII Number 2. Includes stories by Lowry and Cassill along with poetry by W. S. Merwin and others. Bound in graphic title lettered wraps. Covers lightly toned, more so at spine, and lightly shelf soiled. Mild bumping at spine ends. Sound decent copy; VG- View more info

Furioso, Winter 1952: Volume VII Number 1

By: Whittemore, Reed and Liane Elledge; et. al. (eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northfield, MN, Carleton College: 1952

Seller ID: 20876

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; Volume VII Number 1. Bound in graphic title lettered wraps. Covers lightly toned, more so at spine. Solid neat copy. VG View more info

Furioso, Fall 1951: Volume VI Number 4

By: Whittemore, Reed and Rosemary Wizener; Et. Al. (Eds. )

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Northfield, MN, Carleton College: 1951

Seller ID: 20875

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pages; 1951 Carleton College. Volume VI Number 4. Bound in graphic title lettered wraps. Covers lightly tonedand moderately shelf soiled. Abrasion and shallow chipping to cover stock at base of spine. Ingredients for a cooking recipe penciled to the rear cover. G++ View more info

Post-Colonial Literatures in English: Southeast Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific, 1970-1992

By: Williams, Mark

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, G. K. Hall & Company: 1996

Seller ID: 33816

ISBN: 0816173532

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 370 pages; HC in original burgundy cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Snugly bound with clean unmarked text, but with ex-library indications including a superficial catalog label scar at spine and light attachments to endpages. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally about VG. G+ thus View more info

Adrift in Soho

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Brainiac Books: 1993

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 32986

ISBN: 1874057028

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Reprint of Wilson's classic 1961 work. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. Light reader creasing to spine and mild shelf evidence to cover edges. Prior owner name penned to front endpage; text unmarked. VG- View more info

Galahad [And] I Thought of Daisy

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1967

Seller ID: 37616

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 316 pages; Gathers the earlier printed short novellas in one binding with a new introduction by the author. Snugly bound and clean in original title lettered dust jacket. Superficial dustiness to cloth board; tiny nick to cloth top edge of the lower board. Jacket just slightly shelf rubbed with mild shelf soiling to whites of the panels. VG/VG or better View more info

The Miscellaneous Plays of Edwin Booth [Volume 3] Richelieu, the Fool's Revenge, Brutus, Ruy Blas, and Don Caesar De Bazan

By: Winter, William (Ed. ) and Edwin Booth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1908

Seller ID: 23343

Condition: Good+


B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 417 pages; Hardcover in original red cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Corners and edges rubbed and a little worn with crimping and stress to the cloth at spine ends. Lettering to spine dulled and fading. Mild foxing throughout. Prior owner bookplate to front pastedown. Illustrated with a tissue guarded frontis portrait. Title page printed in balck and red. This 3rd volume of 3-volume set is complete in itself as the collection of Booth's non Shakespearean plays: Richelieu, the Fool's Revenge, Brutus, Ruy Blas, and Don Caesar De ... View more info

Madame Tahiti

By: Wissant, André De and Yvonne Saint-Cyr (Illustrations)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Farquhar Payson: 1933

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17482

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Solid, clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. General uniform toning to the dust jacket, which is lightly furred along the top edge and somewhat faded at spine. Usual expected binder glue bleed through stains to the endpage joints - almost ubiquotous in 1930's era books. Just a little shaken in the spine. With vignettes in line by Yvonne Saint-Cyr. VG/VG- View more info

Les Guerilleres;

By: Wittig, Monique and David Le Vay (Trans. )

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22981

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Hardcover in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Snug, solid and neat. A few tiny pencil check marks scattered in the text could easily be erased. Dust jacket crisp edged and bright with a tiny closed tear to the bottom edge rear panel. A bright and attractive copy of this important feminist text. VG++/VG+ View more info