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Amenities of Literature; Consisting of Sketches and Characters of English Literature. Complete in Two Volumes

By: Disraeli, Isaac

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. J. Widdleton: 1871

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 18248

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 872 pages; A new edition, complete in 2 volumes. In 3/4 leather and marbled boards. Polished calf spines and corners with morocco title labels to spine and decorative gilt detail to spine panels. All page edges marbled. Sound clean copies; no marks. Leather lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners and over raised spine bands. Light shelf rub to paper edged boards at top and bottom edges. Solid and neat with light general shelf wear. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The French Faust, Henri de Saint-Simon [With Manuscript Letters (MLS) from the Author]

By: Dondo, Mathurin Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35500

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; [SIGNED] 1955 Philosophical Library. HC 1st edition. Two manuscript letters by the author, written in French, along with an addressed and mailed postcard are laid in at front. They are written to a colleague - a professor of Romance languages. Snugly bound and clean. The front flap of the dust jacket is laid in at front but the rest of the dust jacket has been lost. VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Carrington; Letters and Extracts from her Diaries

By: Dora de Houghton Carrington & David Garnett & Noel Carrington

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34129

ISBN: 0030856590

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W drawings & plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 514 pages; 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original two color cloth with color illustrated dust jacket; publisher's $12.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket edge rubbed with shallow frating at spine ends and a few short cloed edge tears. Spine panel lightly toned. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of Carrington drawings and about 10 plates on glossy stock. VG+/VG- View more info

District of Columbia; Adventures of a Young Man; Number One; the Grand Design

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1952

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 35109

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1036 pages; 1st edition, thus. Gathers the 1930's novels: Adventures of a Young Man; Number One; the Grand Design. 342; 248; 446 pp. Soundly bound in original dust jacket with publisher's $5.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket well sunned and faded at spine, with title still bold in black but author and publisher lettering faded and indistinct. Prior owner has added cello tape reinforcement to the spine ends and edges , both on the facing surface and the blank reverse surface. Book just a little shaken. Dust jacket rough but decent. VG/G ... ... View more info

USA Trilogy, 3 Volumes: The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen Nineteen; and the Big Money

By: Dos Passos, John & Reginald Marsh (Illust. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1991

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 38156

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 3 volumes, complete. Issued as a high quality facsimile of the 1st edition, with the original color March illustrations. No mention on jackets or books of reprinting. Tightly bound in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorIal dust jacket. Heavy olive green cloth with with title lettering in red and blue. Books feel and appear unread and as new. Several page, saddle stapled pamphlet with a new Introduction by Doctorow is laid in at front of Big Money. F/F View more info

Oscar Wilde and Myself

By: Douglas, Alfred Bruce

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5551wilde2

Condition: Good


1914 Duffield & Co HC 1st edition. Original ribbed green cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine. Deaccessioned/ex-library copy. Vintage call number painted to base of spine. Evidence of card pocket removal at rear. Several ownership stamps to endpages and edges. Cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends; pulled at crown. Spine a bit cocked; rear internal hinge splitting at gutter of rear endpages. Illustrated with photos on full page glossy stock. Complete and unmarked but generally worn. G+; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Original ribbed green cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine.... View more info

Charles Lever His Life in His Letters

By: Downey, Edmund and Charles Lever

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13463

Condition: Near Fine


2 Volume Set; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 808 pages; HC 2 volume set. 1st edition. Bright snug set in publisher's original patterned blue cloth boards. Uncommon original edition. Tissue guarded frontis portrait to Vol 1 but frontis plate apparently removed from Vol 2. Bindings snug and externals fresh. Deckled edge at front has superficial foxing/spotting. Small spot of soil/stain to lower edge of cover - Vol 2 - and a quite mild bump top front corner of Vol I. Very handsome shelf presence. Bright and neat. VG+ to NF but for the removed frontis plate for the second volume. ... Oversize book may... View more info

A Duet With an Occasional Chorus

By: Doyle, A. Conan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1905

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27034

Condition: Good+


"Hodder & Stoughton's Sevenpenny Library"; frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 256 pages; No date given; circa 1905. An early reprint, part of Hodder & Stoughton's Sevenpenny Library series. Hardcover in original thatched beige cloth with H&S insignia in blind to cover and spine; titles in gilt at spine. Sound and clean. Reprint on lower quality paper has expected and usual, light unfiform toning to page stock. Corners lightly bumped and cloth at spine ends mildly crimped. Two or three mild internal splits between signatures. Prior owner name penciled to front endpage. Early printing.... View more info

Mink River

By: Doyle, Brian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Oregon State University Press: 2010

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 34537

ISBN: 0870715852

Condition: Near Fine


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; Larger 8vo trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Very tight and fresh; an unread copy with just superficial shelf evidence/tapping top corners. NF View more info

Mark Twain; Selected Writings of an American Skeptic

By: Doyno, Victor (Ed. ) & Leslie Fiedler

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Prometheus Books: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30378

ISBN: 0879751908

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 450 pages; Large format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tightly bound and neat. Just mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges and trace foxing to text block edges. Inscribed and signed by the editor to the title page. Solid copy with unmarkled text. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

An American Tragedy In 2 Volumes, Slipcased

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1926

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 22012

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC 2 volumes, 5th printing. Vol II retains the original title lettered dust jacket and both books remain housed in the original text adorned slipcase. Slipcase and dust jacket copy states "fourth edition" but copyright pages state 5th printing. 431, 409 pp. Vol II generally neat in original dust jacket which is toned to the spine panel with shallow chipping at spine ends and a pair of closed snags to mid panel. Publisher price "2 vols, boxed $5" intact to front flap. Trace silverfish loss to the cloth at crown of spine. Vol I is rather dull to the spi... View more info

American Diaries, 1902-26

By: Dreiser, Theodore and Thomas P. Riggio (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19478

ISBN: 0812278097

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pages; Inscribed and signed by the editor to the half-title page. Snug, bright copy in a sharp edged original dust jacket. Trace sunning to jacket's spine panel and trace rubbing to jacket edges. NF/VG+; Signed by Editor View more info

D'Artagnan Forward or The Minority of Louis XIV

By: Dumas, Alexandre & Henry L. Williams (translation and adaptation)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33031

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages; HC snugly bound in original heavy green cloth with pictorial design to cover in black, brown and white. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated with several b&w plates on glossy stock. Contents bright and fresh. Some small patches of whitening to the cloth from silverfish preadyion of the cloth's sizing. Several pages of publisher ads at rear. Solid clean copy; VG- View more info

The Parasites

By: Dumaurier, Daphne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37102

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages; Soundly bound in original dust jacket with publisher's $3.00 issue price to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket rubbed at edges and with damp exposure to rear and spine panels. Dim damp lines visible to edges of rear jacket panel and spine. Trace damp evidence to rear board but without adhesion or offset color issues. Incipient split to front endpages joint. Prior owner bookplate mounted to front pastedown. VG-/G View more info

The Sons O' Cormac, an' Tales of Other Men's Sons

By: Dunbar, Aldis

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1920

Seller ID: haz.al1822cor

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in original ribbed green cloth with gilt ruling and titling to cover board and gilt titling to spine just a little dulled. Sound clean and unmarked. Title and front matter pages unopened along bottom edge. A few pgs in text roughly opened bottom edge. Small nick to top corner of rear board. All else bright and neat. VG View more info

A Night At an Inn, a Play in One Act: Neighborhood Playhouse Plays No. 1

By: DUNSANY, Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Sunwise Turn: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25994

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; Neighborhood Playhouse Plays No. 1, Paperback in original light blue laid paper wraps with vignette illust and title lettering to cover; spine unlettered , as issued. Shallow chipping to the cover stock at spine ends and mild stress creases to 2 of the 4 front corners. Wraps lightly furred and a little ragged at front edge. Contents bright and neat.G++ to VG- View more info

The Magpie A Novel of Post-War Disillusionment 1923

By: Durkin, Douglas & Peter E. Rider (Intro)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1974

Seller ID: 35499

ISBN: 0802062466

Condition: Very Good


Heritage; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Soundly bound and clean; no marks. Light shelf wear to cover edges; spine just very slightly shelf cocked. VG View more info

Jim the Boy; A Novel

By: Earley, Tony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 24773

ISBN: 0316198951

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; 1st edition Advance Reader's Copy is tight and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. A tiny spot of soiling to front cover. Otherwise entirely as new; unread and fresh. NF View more info

Patronage [In] Works of Maria Edgeworth - Volume VII, Containing Patronage

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Samuel H. Parker: 1825

Seller ID: 34695

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 552 pages; Vol VII of the 13 volume issue of Edgeworth's Works. "Patronage" complete in this volume. Soundly bound in period treed calf with red morocco title label to spine. Lacking the front blank endpage and presumably a half-title. Mild scuffing and rubbing to leather at spine. Corners just lightly shelf bumped. VG thus View more info

Works of Maria Edgeworth - Volume VI, Containing [Vol II Of] Tales of Fasionable Life [Volume II of 2 - Vivian; Emilie De Coulanges; the Absentee]

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Samuel H. Parker: 1826

Seller ID: 34696

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466 pages; 1826 Samuel H. Parker, Boston. Vol VI of the 13 volume issue of Edgeworth's Works. The later written and published parts of Tales of Fasionable Life; i. E. ; Vivian; Emilie De Coulanges; the Absentee. 1826 title page for Parker followed by an 1823 Littell, Philadelphia imprint title page with the identification of this volume as the 2nd of 2 volumes of Tales of Fashionable Life. Soundly bound in period treed calf with red morocco title label to spine. Lacking the front blank endpage and presumably a half-title as well as the rear blank endpage/s. Mild scuf... View more info