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Moliere, Homme De Theatre.

By: Bray, René

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Paris, Mercure De France: 1963

Seller ID: 11498

Condition: Very Good

French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages; 1963 Mercure De France. In original glossy pictorial wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Mild browser crease to spine. Prior owner bookplate removed inside rear cover with light glue residue. VG View more info

Captain Shapely; A Comedy of London Town and the Oxford Road in the Days of Queen Anne

By: Brighouse, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McBride: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: io92

Condition: Good+

1924 McBride HC blue cloth with titles and designs in gilt. Binding shaken; front free endpage removed. Mod fading to gilt on spine. Cloth a little pulled crown of spine. Sound copy but in a weak binding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; HC in blue cloth with titles and designs in gilt. Binding shaken; front free endpage removed. Moderate fading to gilt on spine. Cloth a little pulled crown of spine. Sound copy but in a weak binding. G+ View more info

Le Theatre Des Annees Folles

By: Brisson, Pierre, Gerard Bauer

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Editions Du Milieu Du Monde: 1943

Seller ID: 11494

Condition: Very Good

French Edition; Drawings, blanc and white photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; 1943 Editions Du Milieu Du Monde. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Just mild shelf evidence to cover edges. Expected light to moderate toning of page and cover stock. Illustrated with photographs. VG View more info

Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection. Vol. 2, The Letters [Presentation Copy]

By: Brodsky, Louis Daniel And Robert W. Hamblin

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Jackson, MI, University Press of Mississippi: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28835

ISBN: 0878051899

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Signed presentation copy x2(1984) As new in as new dj. Inscribed by Brodsky to Georgia Review editor Stanley Lindberg, who has in turn inscribed it (1989) to poet and GR contributor, Sanford Pinsker.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 508 pages; [SIGNED presentation copy x2] 1984 University Press of Mississippi. HC/DJ 1st edition. Inscribed by Brodsky (1984) to Georgia Review editor Stanley Lindberg, who has in turn inscribed it (1989) to poet and GR contributor, Sanford Pinsker. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged pictorial dust jacket with a whisper of sunning to spine panel. NF/VG++; Signed ... View more info

Villette (Haworth Edition) : [Original Dust Jacket Only]

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Seller ID: 31141

Condition: Very Good

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This listing is for the original dust jacket ONLY. Light green paper with title design and publisher ads and blurbs to other panels lettered in dark green. A nice clean copy of the jacket which was for some reason removed from the book and preserved. Mild toning only; a small nick to the bottom edge of the rear panel. VG or better View more info

Jane Eyre: [1943 Photoplay Edition W/ Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles]

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 35103

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Film Still illustrated dust jacket; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 451 pages; HC/DJ. Photoplay edition, published to coincide with the 1943 film starring Welles and Fontaine. Pictorial dust jacket features a film-still photograph of the actors. Snugly bound in original green cloth with title lettering in black. Dust jacket bright and clean with just mild shelf evidence at edges and trace furring at crown of the spine panel. War-time printing with usual notice of compliance with regulations for paper use. But the paper is supple and only minimally toned. Moderate offset toning to front flyleaf whe... View more info

The Professor; Everyman's Library [Turnbull and Spears, 1909]

By: Bronte, Charlotte and May Sinclair (Intro)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company; E. P. Dutton: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32358

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 292 pages; Everyman's Library. 1st Everyman imprint of this title with no indication of subsequent printings. Printer's notice for Turnbull and Spears at rear. Soundly bound in original trade binding of ribbed red cloth with decoratively gilt panelled spine. Trace 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 1910 purchase date penned neatly to pictorial front pastedown endpage. The 1st printing of the Everyman edition. [Seymour 117.0] VG- to VG View more info

Chantemerle, a Romance of the Vendean War

By: Broster, Dorothy Kathleen and Taylor, G[Ertrude] W[Inifred]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1911

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25365

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 528 pages; Brentano's; 1911. 2nd Brentano's printing, from UK sheets printed at the Edinburgh Press. Original light, bright green cloth with titles boldly and brightly stamped in white to cover and spine. Square, solid and very neat copy of Broster's 1st novel, written in collaboration with her college friend, Gertrude Taylor. Very uncommon example from the year of the novel's 1st appearance. Broster was one of the first few woman students at Oxford; her later novels, including the Jacobin trilogy, have remained popular and widely read through the 20th century. This ... View more info

The Casa Guidi Windows.

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18050

Condition: Very Good+

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 140 pages; Bound in a period full polished calf; double fillet gilt rules to cover boards. Spine in six compartments with five raised bands. Decrative gilt tooliing and rules to spine; titles on morocco labels to two panels. Marbled edges and endpapers. Snugly bound and bright. Complete with half-title page; no publisher's catalog at rear. Bound by prior opwner as one of several volumes of Browning's works; title labels at spine read: Browning's Poems /// Vol. III. Bibliographic notes penciled to front endpage. 1st edition. VG+ [Wing 14] View more info

The Entrance to Porlock.

By: Buechner, Frederick,

Price: $179.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16900

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages; A very attractive copy, snug bright and fresh. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine very bright; Buechner's name in blind to cover board. Edges sharp and unrubbed with crisp square corners. Dust jacket uniformly bright to all surfaces, with but a whisper of shelf evidence to spine ends. A rather mysterious set of very light circular "quarter-sized" overlapping impressions to the cloth of the rear board has no apparent cause. The tightly bound book feels unread and the crisp dust jacket has no corresponding set of impressions. As such it is very... View more info

Coping with the Promised Land; History and Ethnicity in Jewish-American Narrative, 1892-1934

By: Buelens, Gert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sussex, England, University of Sussex: 1990

Seller ID: 24961

Condition: Near Fine

4to 11" - 13" tall; 220 pages; Oversize thesis is tight and neat in laminate covers; spine unlettered. Just trace shelf soiling to externals. Text clean and unmarked. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Reliques of Robert Burns Consisting Chiefly of Original Letters Poems and Critical Observations on Scottish Songs

By: Burns, Robert and Cromek, R. H. (Ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1817

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 18475

Condition: Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 453 pages; Full leather binding is well worn with front board detached and rear board haning by threads. Leather at spine dry and cracked; title labels missing. Text block snug and clean; prior ownership ink stamp top corner of front endpage. Text block VG but binding poor. View more info

Los Cuentos Del Abuelo a Periquin

By: Busto, Ernesto Suris

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Miami FL, For the Author By ITESA,: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22006

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; Printed for the author by ITESA, Santo Domingo. Paperback in matte title lettered wraps. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author top edge of the preface page. Wraps with spine unlettered, as issued. Light rub and stress to spine surface at ends. Mild horizontal stressing across the spine. Solid clean copy. VG-; Signed by Author View more info


By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 14684

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; Sound unmarked copy bound in publisher's yellow cloth; title lettering to spine in gray and orange. Pictorial dust jacket is notoriously photo (sun) sensitive and this example has the sun fading at spine that is usually found with this title. Spine lettering still reasonably bright. Jacket rubbed and nicked at spine ends and corners. Photo portrait of Byatt on the rear panel has some surface scratches. $4.95 issue price intact on the unclipped front flap. Top edge of page block with some moderate dust spotting. VG/G+ View more info

Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

By: Byron, George Gordon; Lord Byron

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Thomas Davison, Whitefriars: 1821

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26342

Condition: Very Good

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 218 pages; 1st edition, the large-paper 8vo. [6], [3]-218, [2]pp. Uncut in original drab green paper covered boards with a modern green qurtercloth rebacking titled in gilt. Retains half-title and front blank with 1820 watermark and prior manuscript ownership of John Jobson. Boards lightly rubbed with mild bumping to corners; some mild scattered spotting. Randolph p 74. VG View more info


By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28505

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; 1st edition, 2nd issue - with imprint moved from [70] to verso of p. 71. Retains half-title page. Bound in later cloth backed, paper covered boards with paper title label to the thin spine. Without the original wraps and the 8 page inserted Murray catalog. Small horizontal abrasion to the upper board; presumably a paper title label had been mounted to the center. Board edges lightly rubbed at edges, maroon quarter cloth rubbed and a little thin at spine ends. Small chip missing from the top edge of the half-title. Contents bright and clean; complete save fo... View more info

The Giaour, A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $265.00

Publisher: London, John Murray; Printed by T. Davison: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28949

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 41 pages; 1st edition, 2nd issue. Recased in modern 1/4 brown polished calf and brown cloth boards. 2nd issue, the trade printing, with Byron's name on title page but without watermark in the paper of the text block. Lacking half-title page. Contents clean and generally bright, though with a very mild and faint damp line in the lower spine corner of the title and dedication leaves and with trace rippling to the same portion of the book's pages. A well done rebinding if somewhat utitlitarian. Trace rub to cloth at corner tips. Davison imprint between double rules on t... View more info

Marino Faliero, Doge Of Venice. An Historical Tragedy In Five Acts. With Notes - The Prophecy Of Dante, A Poem [bound With] The Island, Or Christian And His Comrades. [Queen Adelaide's Copy with Signature and Bookplate]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, John Murray & John Hunt: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29398

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ASSOCIATION COPY - Queen Adelaide with her bookplate and signature] 1821 & 1823. John Murray & John Hunt. Two volumes in one, including the more difficult John Hunt published "The Island". 1st edition, 1st variant of Marino Faliero with Doge speech in 151 in 5 1/2 lines. Soundly bound in period 1/2 polished calf over marbled paper boards; ruling across spine in gilt and blind with black morocco title label. "Faliero" bound with half-title but lacking ad leaf at rear; "Island" lacking half-title and adverts leaf at rear. xxi,[1],261,[1]pp.; ... View more info

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; A Satire [First American Edition]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Charleston, Brannan and Morford; E. Morford, Willington, and Co.: 1811

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29399

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages; 1811 Brannan and Morford, Philadelphia and E. Morford, Willington, and Co. , Charleston. 1st US edition, from the 3rd London edition. Bound in original letterpress printed, paper covered boards. An early 20th century spine rebacking of buff paper with new endsheets laid down. Complete with original half-title. [2], viii, 86, [bl] pp. Publisher's printed paper over boards show some light soiling and toning to upper cover with shallow chipping to paper at front corners and abrasion at edges; lower board comprising a catalog ad for recent titles by E. Morford ... View more info

Jurgen, a Comedy of Justice

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Robert McBride: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12510

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; 1919 Robert McBride. HC. 1st edition, 2nd issue. Original marron cloth with a thatched weave; titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. 1st edition of 1919 but the 2nd issue with the broken line in the tuling on page 144 and the depth of the book 1 3/4 inches. Still a very well preserved example with only superficial shelf evidence at tips. Binding snug and contents quite neat. Prior owner has stamped his surname with a very small inkstamp in the gutter of the dedication page. VG+ View more info