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Taquisara

By: Crawford, F. Marion

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16645

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 623 pages; 1st American edition. Original heavy yellow cloth with title designs in maroon and gilt. Tile lettering rubbed abd moderately dulled at spine. Soundly bound and unmarked but with spines of both volumes lightly cocked. Light dust spotting/shelf soiling to board edges both vols. Uncommon 1st edition. VG- View more info

Scotlands Books; The Penguin History Of Scottish Literature

By: Crawford, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Penguin UK: 2007

Seller ID: 34560

ISBN: 0140299408

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 800 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight, bright and exceptionally fresh; unread and unused copy. Fine or as new View more info

Escape To The Andes

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner, Inc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21618

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Scarce. Ex lending library copy. Dust jacklet complete and generally bright though the flaps are firmly glued to the pastedowns. Soundly bound and generally decent. Two different rental library stamps to front flyleaf and the remanant of another label to the front pastedown. The whole dust jacket had been laid down on an underlayment of brown paper and then glued to the pastedowns. Boards have pictorial design matching the pictorial elements of the jacket. Shelf rub to the upper and lower board edges. Jacket rubbed at edges and a little to surfaces. Fresh ... View more info

Ralph Waldo Emerson; How to Know Him

By: Crothers, Samuel McChord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29212

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 234 pages; Presumed 1st edition. Snugly bound and neat in original dust jacket. Publisher's brown cloth with title lettering and border ruling in black; cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Prior owner name penned to front pastedown. Cream white dust jacket with photo of Emerson's home and title lettering to cover panel. Jacket with light general shelf soiling and mild toning; missing shallow chips from vase of spine panel and lower front corner of the cover panel. Uncommon in jacket. VG+/VG View more info

Caught!

By: Croy, Homer

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17264

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages; Solid, clean copy in the scarce original dust jacket. Black cloth wit decorative title lettering in green; lettering at spine dulled. Boldly illustrated dust jacket is missing a 1 x 1.5" triangular chip along the lower edge of the front panel with smaller shallow chips out at spine ends and edges. Cream background color of spine panel is toned as if a little smoked. Prior ownership in pencil to front endpage; small shallow chip to cloth at crown. Solid dust jacketed copy and scarce thus. VG/G+ View more info

Opium and Other Stories

By: Csath, Geza & Marianna D. Birnbaum (Ed. ) & Philip Roth (Ed. ) & Jascha Kessler (Trans. ) & Charlotte Rogers (Trans) & Angela Carter (Intro)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 30487

ISBN: 0140066896

Condition: Near Fine


Writers from the Other Europe; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st paperback edition, after a 1980 Columbia Univ Edition. Tight, bright and fresh in crisp edged pictorial covers. Just a whisper of shelf evidence and trace toning to covers at edges. Feels and appears unread. NF View more info

Initials and Pseudonyms, a Dictionary of Literary Disguises: First & Second Series: 2 Volumes, Complete

By: Cushing, William

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1885

Seller ID: 32930

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1006 pages; 1st editions both volumes. 692 & 314 pp. Handsomely printed in double columns with tissue guards between each printed page. Uniformly bound in original heavy green cloth with beveled edge boards and titles brightly in gilt to spines. Light ex-library ownership indications with catalog label base of spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Both volumes snugly bound and generally neat with mild pulling to cloth at spine ends and light rubbing to cloth at extremities. Aside from ex-library indications a VG set. G++ thus. .. Oversize book will requir... View more info

ILLE ET GALERON

By: D'Arras, Gautier, Frederick A. G. Cowper (Publisher)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions A. & J. Picard & Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 11564

Condition: Fine


French Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; 1956 Picard. In original printed wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG+ View more info

Henry Ashton; A Thrilling Story and How the Famous Co-Operative Commonwealth Was Established in Zanland

By: Dague, Robert Addison

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, For the Author (The Milwaukee Social-Democratic Publishing Company): 1915

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 23922

Condition: Very Good-


3rd Edition; B&W Photograph frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; HC. 3rd edition. Snug, solid and neat in red cloth with title-lettering in gilt; spine unlettered, as issued. Corners lightly bumped and worn; spine ends slightly pulled. A few notes in colored pencil to front endpapers and sporadic light notations to three pages in text. B/W frontis. Several pages of publisher ads at rear. A novel about a Utopian community established off the coast of California. VG- View more info

The Withered Root

By: Davies, Rhys

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1928

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17273

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in royal purple cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine; no marks. Jacket is just very slightly nicked at edges with light to moderate sun fading to the green background at the spine panel; title lettering remains bold. Jacket price clipped front flap. Author's first novel. NF/VG+ View more info

Presenting William Sleator

By: Davis, James E. & Hazel K. Davis

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16689

ISBN: 080578215X

Condition: Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Twayne's United States Authors Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages; Bright solid copy, with just minimal library indications. Lib. stamp top edge of page blocj and base of title page. Dust jacket immaculate. No other library marks. One page mid book has a wrinkle pattern consistent with a cold drink being momentarily set atop the page to kep the book open. G+++/NF View more info

George Brandt

By: De Benneville, James S.

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14525

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages; HC/DJ 1st and only edition. Rare. Bound in publisher's bright orange cloth with decorative title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. In the original brown paper dust jacket lettered in black and ruled in red. A tight, clean copy with just superficial crimping to cloth at spine ends. A shallow swath of the dust jacket is missing along the top edge of the front panel. A light damp discoloration to the lower third of the jacket's spine panel does not show any effect on the book's cloth or contents. Quite rare, this posthumously published novel is ... View more info

A Virgin Heart

By: De Gourmont, Remy and Aldous Huxley (translation)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 17138

Condition: Very Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages; 1927 Modern Library. 1st ML edition. In publisher's flexible green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and ML logo gilt to cover. Sound clean copy; no marks. Top stain just a little dulled; mild curl to the flexible cloth cover board. Light bumping and rubbing to sips. VG View more info

The Madonnas of Leningrad [Advance Review Copy]

By: Dean, Debra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30332

ISBN: B003XOWTN6

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Advance Review Copy. 1st edition, 1st printing - pre-publication. Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated falp-fold covers. Publisher's promotional letter laid in at front. Unread copy is crisp and fresh. As new. Fine View more info

Racine Et Sa Phedre

By: Dedeyan, Charles

Price: $11.89

Publisher: Paris, Societe D'Edition D'Enseignement Superieur: 1965

Seller ID: 11746

Condition: Near Fine


French Edition; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 302 pages; 1965 Societe D'Edition D'Enseignement Superieur. In original printed wraps. Bright, clean copy; no marks. Appears unread and about as new. View more info

Les Grands Roles Du Theatre De Corneille

By: Descotes, Maurice, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires De France: 1962

Seller ID: 11749

ISBN: 0320053512

Condition: Very Good


French Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; 1962 Presses Universitaires De France. Bound in original glossy, pictorial wraps. Solid clean copy; no marks. Evidence only of casual perusal. VG View more info

Christmas Books

By: Dickens, Charles & Charles Keeping & Christopher Hibbert

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30127

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 402 pages; 1st Folio edition in distictive scallop edges slipcase. HC in dark green quarter cloth and patterned paper covered boards; title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and neat. Illustrated with b&w drawings by Charles Keeping. Light shelf wear to slipcase at edges. Solid unmarked copy. NF/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Sketches By Boz, In Two Volumes; With Twenty Illustrations from ... Cruikshank [Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition]

By: Dickens, Charles & George Cruikshank (Illust. )

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson: 1858

Seller ID: 32251

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 581 pages; [1858-59] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. Two volumes, complete. Hardcovers in uniform brown cloth with decorative border and ruling designs deeply impressed in blind to boards; vignette seal of the Peterson 12mo Uniform edition in blind to center of all 4 boards. Pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines. Peterson ads at rear advertise for the upcoming 1859 editions of the Peterson magazine. Cloth chipped at crown of Vol II with some loss to the lettering of "Sketches" and with a nick and small chip at the base of the spine same volume. ... View more info

Christmas Stories, [Including "A Christmas Carol"] (In 2 Volumes, Complete) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "

By: Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. )

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson: 1862

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 34290

Condition: Very Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 802 pages; [1862] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. 2 volume edition with 10 engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and extra engraved title page in vol I and tissue guarded double frontis in Vol II. Several plates moved front at the time of the r... View more info

New Stories, [Including] "Hard Times" & "Pictures from Italy" (In) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "

By: Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers: 1861

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 34291

Condition: Very Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 500 pages; [1861] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. With several engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and extra engraved title page. Endpages refreshed. Prior owner bookplate to front pastedowns over evidence of an earlier bookplate removal. Han... View more info