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Special Delivery; A Packet of Replies

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride: 1933

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 37620

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages; 2nd printing (before publication). Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket has a thin swath missing from the bottom edge of the front panel and a dime sized chip missing front the lower front corner. Shallow chip missing from the crown of the jacket spine panel. Binding snug and contents clean with no marks. VG+/VG- View more info

American Literature, Volume I

By: Cain, William E. (Ed. )

Price: $26.50

Publisher: New York, Longman: 2004

Seller ID: 24008

ISBN: 0321116232

Condition: Good+


Penguin Academics Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1392 pages; Stout Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snug and sound; mild curl to cover at front edge. Light to moderate storage/handling wear to cover edges. Sporadic mild underlining scattered in the text. Slight damp ripples to first few pages of text. Used stickers to rear covers. Solid copy. G++ to VG View more info

Poems, Original and Translated

By: Caldwell, William W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston & Cambridge, James Munroe & Co: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35052

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; 1st edition. Soundly bound in original brown cloth with decorative borders and rules in blind to boards; gilt title lettering to spine dulled but legible. Light mottling/fading to cloth boards; spine a bit faded and dulled. Light shelf rubbing to cloth at tips and spine ends. Prior ownership of mid 19th century Belles letres society with a bookplate to front pastedown, annotated with a variety of numerals, some of which have been inked out. Text bright and generally clean with just occasional mild instance of spotting. G++ to VG- View more info

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters Stories

By: Campbell, Bonnie Jo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33116

ISBN: 0393248453

Condition: New in New dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; 1st printing. New copy from publisher's sales representative stock. New in dust jacket View more info

The Bent Twig

By: Canfield, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1916

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 20537

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pages; Tight clean copy in publisher's dark brown cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine and in a darker brown to cover board. Mild soiling to page block edges but overall in very well preserved and neat condition. Dust jacket has silverfish damage thus; lower corners of the front jacket panel have been consumed with tracks to the surface extending along the lower third of the spine panel. Small area of loss at the jacket's crown. Jacket spine lettering remains bright and complete. Some loss to blurb and review content printed on the front panel. Uncommon in... View more info

The Last Voyage of Odysseus

By: Carey, Karen L.

Price: $14.89

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0930T285950

ISBN: 0821406833

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; 1983 Ohio University Press HC/DJ 1st ed. Sound and clean; no marks. DJ fresh and glossy. Only a mild loss of firmness in spine. Else fine. VG+/F View more info

Tubber Derg Or, the Red Well and Other Tales of Irish Life. Sadlier's Firseide Library VIII

By: Carleton, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, D. J. Sadlier & Co.: 1854

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21988

Condition: Very Good-


Engraved frontis and title page; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 323 pages; HC in original green cloth with pictorial and floral designs in blind to boards and spine; title lettering in gitl to spine. vi, 7 - 323 pp. followed by one page of ads for the Fireside Series. Soundly bound copy with wear and a hint of fraying to cloth at spine ends and tips. Corners slightly bruised. Short narrow run in the cloth in the front hinge. One signature starting slightly mid-book. Uusal light general toning to page stock with scattered mild foxing. Extra engraved title page and tissue guarded engraved frontis. ... View more info

The Regicide's Daughter : a Tale of Two Worlds

By: Carpenter, William Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35095

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 213 pages; Soundly bound in original brown cloth. Shallow chipping to cloth at spine ends; light fraying and bumping to corners. Prior ownership of a small college Philosophical Society with bookplate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing and toning to page stock. Uncommon in original edition. Good or a little better View more info

Dos Passos; A Life

By: Carr, Virginia Spencer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23245

ISBN: 0385129645

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 624 pages; Inscribed very warmly on the title page to Jere Real and dated 23 April, 1985. The inscription thanks Real for bringing her to Lynchburg in 1984 as a guest and helping her to become the Thornton Writer in Residence for 1985. 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. Soundly bound and clean with mild shelf/handling rub to corners and spine ends. Dust jacket stressed and crimped at sp... View more info

The White Steed and Coggerers

By: Carroll, Paul Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23344

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Hardcover in original pictorial dust jacket. General wear to dust jacket at corners and edges. Bottom quarter of dust jacket spine end chipped away and missing. Light color mudging and tonig to the cream background of the jacket's rear panel. Sporadic minor pencil underlining and bracketing scattered in text. Two plays in one volume. G++/G+ View more info

Do Not Disturb

By: Case, Frank & O. Soglow (Illust. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Garden City Publishing, Star Books: 1943

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 32398

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Early printing. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Reissue from the 1940 Stokes edition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with some shallow nicks and tiny chips to spine ends. Just mild fading to spine panel; a mild stray pencil doodle to the front panel. An attractive and neat copy in dust jacket. VG+/VG View more info

Don Chisciotte Della Mancia Traduzione Di Bartolomeo Gamba. Fregi Di Duilio Cambellotti. Illustrazioni Di Enrico Sacchetti

By: Cervantes, Miguel De

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milano, Istituto Editoriale Italiano:

Seller ID: 14648

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Biblioteca Dei Ragazzi #3; Tipped in color plates and in text line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; No date given; circa 1920's. Biblioteca Dei Ragazzi #3. Publisher's metallic green cloth with thatched pattern and motif of fleur de lis stamped in white and red. Titles in gilt to cover. Publisher's pictorial dust jacket is lightly rubbed at edges and surfaces with light toning. A few short closed tears and nicks to jacket. Illustrated with 10 tipped in color plates mounted on heavy stock gray paper. Accompanied by in text line illustrations. Endpage joints tender. Uncommon and ... View more info

Title Pliny The Younger's Character As Revealed Through His Letters; An Intermediate Reader/grammar Review

By: Chambers, P.L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Norman, OK, Peggy L. Chambers: 2000

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 30953

ISBN: 0962845051

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 86 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and neat. Mild general shelf/handling wear to covers; mild edgewear and corners lightly bumped with light shelf rub to surfaces. Contents crisp and clean. Neat unmarked copy. VG+ ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 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

Wonder Tales from Wagner

By: Chapin, Anna Alice

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1898

Seller ID: 00-EVDP-0FCA

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pages; 1898 Harpers HC in decoratively gilt stamped and illustrated green cloth. Square sound and neat. Just faint shelf rub edges and mild toning to spine. Gilt titles bright; cover ills in three colors. School headmaster or teacher inscription on front endpage. Solid and clean VG View more info

Lady Bramber's Ghost

By: Charrington, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Stone & Kimball: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26055

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 141 pages; Soundly bound in original green cloth with double rules and pictorial crest in red to cover but with title letering at spine faded to a grey. Corners a little bumped with an abrasion and fray to the top front corner of the upper board. Cloth thin at spine ends and a little chipped at tail. Contents clean, neat and well bound. Prior owner name in manuscrip to the front endpage. VG- View more info

The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse

By: Charteris, Evan; Edmund Gosse

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29360

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages; Sound decent copy with cloth at spine well toned and darkened but with title lettering legible. Hinges tender in the endpaper joints with evidence of a prior owner's glue mending to partiall split endpage at front. Endpages holding tenuously at rear. Text block sound and unmarked; mild evidence of a bookplate removed from front pastedown. Reading or reference copy is near Good View more info

Les Textes Litteraire Generaux; Classes Superieures De Lettres Et Enseignement Superieur

By: Chassang, A. ; Ch. Senninger

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette: 1958

Seller ID: 11617

ISBN: 0320063364

Condition: Very Good


French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 536 pages; 1958 Librairie Hachette . In original printed wraps. Solid copy. Evidence only of casual perusal. University Language Dept's name penned neatly to the front cover. VG View more info

Peasants, and Other Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton & Edmund Wilson (Ed. ) & Frederick Schneider (Illust. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 38751

Condition: Fine


Collector's Library Of The World's Best-Loved Books; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 481 pages; Full grain patterned black leather with decorative titles and pictorial designs brightly in gilt to sides and spine. Unread copy is tightly bound and fresh. All edges gilt; hubbed spine and silk moire endleaves with silk bookmark sewn in. Illustrated in b&w by Schneider. About as new. NF 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