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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

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

Shakespeare of London

By: Chute, Marchette Gaylord

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 27134

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Map and Color Frontis; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 395 pages; Bound in full dark brown leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endpages. Gilt edge lightly rubbed at bottom edge of text block. Lovely copy. Aside from rubbing to gilt at bottom edge - feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. NF View more info

William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,

By: Clark, Roy Benjamin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell: 1967

Seller ID: 0919W259595

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- View more info

Histoire De La Litterature Francaise, Du Symbolisme a Nos Jours 1885-1960: Two Volumes, Complete

By: Clouard, Henri

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Paris, Albin Michel, Editeur: 1962

Seller ID: 19691

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1335 pages; In publisher's title lettered card stock covers. Bright clean copies; no marks. Expected mild toning to page stock . Volume I has some mild evidence of prior regluing of covers over spine. Bright supple set. VG- to VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

La Poesie Lyrique Doil Les Origines Et Les Premiers Trouveres

By: Cluzel, I M; L. Pressouyre; J. D. Mouzat

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, A G Nizet: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11772

Condition: Very Good+


French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; 1969 Nizet. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Appears unread. Mild fading to titles at spine. VG++ View more info

Lewis Carroll and His Illustrators; Collaborations and Correspondence, 1865–1898

By: Cohen, Morton N. & Edward Wakeling

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38518

ISBN: 080144148X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W figures; photos and facsimile; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 392 pages; Square format HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and clean in original color pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket extremities. Illustrated with b&w facsimiles of correspondence, reproductions of illustrations etc. NF/NF View more info

The Fallen Leaves

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1879

Seller ID: 15642

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 289 & 276 pages; Very uncommon Tauchnitz published edition, issued concurrently with the Chatto London edition. 2 vols in 1. Bound in 1/4 red leather with marbled paper covered boards. Spine slightly cocked; spine edges and surfaces of raised bands are lightly rubbed. Marbled paper boards lightly rubbed corners. Binding firm and enpages neat. Silk bookmark sewn in. Chatto & Windus published the work in 3 vols, 1879; Tauchnitz in 2 vol edition simultaneously. Tauchnitz, who was a personal friend of Collins, was an important publisher of English literary works &#... View more info

The Moonstone; a Novel.

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1868

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18965

Condition: Very Good+


Woodcut Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Handsomely rebound in 1/2 morocco and silk covered boards. Title lettering tooled to spine in gilt. 4 pages of Harper ads at front, including a 2 page catalo of Harper's "Library of Select Novels." Text in 2 columns; illustrated with numerous woodcut engravings. Expected light uniform toning to page stock along with the occasional spot of mild soiling. Externally in a handsome and Fine rebinding with contents VG+. A cornerstone of the mystery genre one one of Collins' finest novels. View more info

Bullivant and the Lambs

By: Compton-Burnett, I.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25289

ISBN: B0006ARL5Q

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; Snug and very neat in original title-lettered dust jacket; front flap corner clipped but retaining the publisher's $3.00 issue price. Slight shelf wear to jacket spine ends and light toning to the unlaminated cream background areas of the jacket. Just slightly shelf-cocked in the spine; superficial shelf bump to lower front corners of the boards. VG++/VG++ View more info

Satanstoe, or the Littlepage Manuscripts A Tale of the Colony

By: Cooper, James Fenimore & Constance Ayers Denne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albany, SUNY Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38474

ISBN: 0887069037

Condition: Good+


The Writings Of James Fenimore Cooper; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 500 pages; HC in original blue cloth. Snugly bound copy has abot 25-30 pages observed with scholarly marginalia or brief passages underlined. Lacks dust wrapper. G+ View more info

Fares Please! An Omnibus; Containing the Stories in the Volumes: - 'The Black Dog,' 'The Field of Mustard' and 'Silver Circus.'

By: Coppard, A. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 21663

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 880 pages; 1st printing of this omnibus edition containing all the stories from three earlier collections, The Black Dog, The Field of Mustard, and Silver Circus. Publisher's yellow cloth with title design stamped in red to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean, with no marks. Cloth sunned and toning to spine with some brittleness observed with flaking to the spine ends. Contents snug, clean and supple. Fresh mylar cover added to preserve still attractive appearance. Good plus View more info

Rodogune; Tragédie

By: Corneille, Pierre; Jacques Scherer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, Droz: 1946

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11589

Condition: Very Good+


Édition Critique Publiée Par Jacques Scherer, French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; 1946 Droz. Paperback in original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Appears unread with unopened pages. Expected light toning to cover wraps. VG+ View more info

Mark Twain's Elmira 1870-1910

By: Cotton, Michelle L. & Herbert A. Wisbey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elmira, NY, Chemung County Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32003

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs, maps & facsimile; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize paperback in heavy card stock pictorial covers. Tight fresh copy with just superficial fading to covers at edges. Illustrated with Photographs, maps & facsimile manuscript. Nice copy. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Flair Magazine - March 1950; Vol I, #3

By: Cowles, Fleur (editor) ; Salvador Dali; Saul Steinberg; et. al.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Cowles Magazines, Inc: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37727

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 124 pages; Single issue magazine. Vol I, issue #3. Oversize paperback in pictorial covers with die cut opening on front cover. Includes a separate small book bound in containing Saul Steinberg's "Portraits" - and pieces by and about Salvador Dali, Gloria Swanson etc. Light rubbing to the edge of the die-cut opening on the cover. Light stress wear to spine edge and light toning to covers. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Greater Love

By: Crapsey, Algernon Sidney

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abbey Press: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001947

Condition: Very Good-


Very good. No dust jacket. ; 453 pages; Square and sound. Original heavy blue cloth with titles in gilt to cover and spine. Light shelf evidence/rub to edges and corners. Binding sound but a little shaken. Prior owner inscription and 1902 date on front endpg. Uncommon turn of the century fiction. VG- View more info

Casa Braccio [2 Volume Set, Complete]

By: Crawford, F. Marion

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan and Co: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16643

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 666 pages; 2 volume set. 1st edition. Uniformly bound in publisher's green linen with titles and designs brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis plates and plates in text, by A. Castaigne. Volume 2 is just slightly cocked in the spine. Light shelf evidence at edges. Prior ownership inside front cover both volumes. A bright and attractive example. VG to VG+ View more info